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Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 25,763
Posted By ADV Goat
Thumb WOW just awesome

WOW just awesome
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,449
Posted By ADV Goat
Oil Consumption

I Have a 08 1200 GSA that I bought new, it has a little over 13,800 miles on it now. I has never used any oil that I can tell, every oil change it's still full. I check it every week but it's always...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,463
Posted By ADV Goat
I painted my boxes on the inside. You need to...

I painted my boxes on the inside. You need to prep the aluminum first, I used NAPA Aluminum brightener just spray on and scrub with a scotch bright pad. Remember this is a mild acid and you should...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-06-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By ADV Goat
Hay thanks for all the feedback guys. My buddy...

Hay thanks for all the feedback guys. My buddy only gets 38 to 42 (07 GSA) he had to run the numbers himself before he believed I was getting the mileage I was. When I told him my mileage went down...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By ADV Goat
I don't think the gas has any kind of mix it is...

I don't think the gas has any kind of mix it is the same as I always put in it, no wind to speak of I always run 91 octane in it. I know the boxes will drop the mileage, but from 46-47 to 38 seems a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,453
Posted By ADV Goat
I have Happy trails but have not been able to...

I have Happy trails but have not been able to give them the full test as of yet. What I can tell you is I have owned Tourtec and Gobie, both the tourtec and gobie where good quality. What I liked...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By ADV Goat
Your Thoughts Please

I Have a 08 R1200 GS Adventure with 5700 hundred miles on it. My mileage has averaged 46-47 with 50 being the best I have checked this at the pump so I know it's good. I now shows 38 on the...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By ADV Goat
Here's what I use I really like them no...

Here's what I use I really like them no complaints.

http://www.bikebandit.com/product/2445
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By ADV Goat
I don't have one but tried one and want one very...

I don't have one but tried one and want one very very nice saws my be the best out there.
http://www.silkysaws.com/

I use an axe here's what I have....
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,981
Posted By ADV Goat
Here's what I use, they work great as long as you...

Here's what I use, they work great as long as you put them in right.

http://www.moldex.com/hearing-protection/foam-earplugs/sparkplugs.php

fitting instructions for foam earplugs

...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By ADV Goat
You may find what your looking for here. ...

You may find what your looking for here.

http://www.thewaterproofstore.com/
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By ADV Goat
I have one of these it's built well, stays put,...

I have one of these it's built well, stays put, no rain cover to worry about, good price, just pack it and ride. They make a smaller one to.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,861
Posted By ADV Goat
Just my 5 cents worth I have Darien pants...

Just my 5 cents worth

I have Darien pants and jacket I think they are worth it. This stuff is tough I don't get wet, the armor fits well, is comfortable and costumer service is awesome. When...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,011
Posted By ADV Goat
I have had many bags over time as I spend a lot...

I have had many bags over time as I spend a lot of time out doors. For the money I would suggest a Wiggies bag I like down bags but for a do it all bag and price go with a wiggies. I have used...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,396
Posted By ADV Goat
I have one it seems to work great maybe the...

I have one it seems to work great maybe the lights that change over time mean nothing but it starts when I take it off the charger with full power. I love it and so fare it has worked great, oh and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,420
Posted By ADV Goat
I Bought mine for both I have a 08 R1200 GSA and...

I Bought mine for both I have a 08 R1200 GSA and love it I have to go slower in the ruff stuff but no worries it's a great bike.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,763
Posted By ADV Goat
I have an explorer and love it, I have ridden in...

I have an explorer and love it, I have ridden in the pissing rain all day long and no leaks at all I repeat no Leaks at all. No rain cover to worry about just stuff it and ride. My other tank bag...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,887
Posted By ADV Goat
update

My studs have been coming out if the tire spins. I drilled and installed regular studs in the front tire they work well. I will drill and mount 10mm studs in my tires next fall. I will have some...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By ADV Goat
My tire did the same thing the rim was bent. My...

My tire did the same thing the rim was bent. My current tire is wearing great you may want to check the balance and make sure the rim it true.

Good luck hope you fund the problem
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,070
Posted By ADV Goat
Jim, My friend has one and during our ride this...

Jim, My friend has one and during our ride this fall he complained (just a little) about the jacket letting cold through the front zipper. What he showed me was that the liner as zipped into the...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,887
Posted By ADV Goat
Norsman I bougtht the scooter B studs after...

Norsman
I bougtht the scooter B studs after reading on the Aerostich site that some folks had gotten flat tires. I measured a new set of TKC-80's 9mm & 10mm (I think) and then ordered what I...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By ADV Goat
Not sure how much you want to spend but heres...

Not sure how much you want to spend but heres some stuff to check out.

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Darien-p-1-c-250.html
...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,065
Posted By ADV Goat
My 5 Cents

Well Iv'e had a darrien jacket and pants for a little over two years not near as long as many riders out there about 20,000 miles of use.

1) It's tough, very tough
2) I haven't had any leaks...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,887
Posted By ADV Goat
Tire Studs

Yes I have tried the studs from Aerostich. I rode about 160 miles in a good snow storm they did well ice, hard packed and small drifts. My buddy had some studs pull out on his driveway, he was...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By ADV Goat
I believe that the book says 750 miles max is...

I believe that the book says 750 miles max is acceptable for the first service/check. Will more miles/ higher RPM matter I don’t know but this info may help you. When I had my first service done...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 28,323
Posted By ADV Goat
I need to get a smugg account before I can post a...

I need to get a smugg account before I can post a report and have been lazy in doing that. I was very nervous when I started into the storm wind and blowing snow was just crazy but after I realized...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By ADV Goat
When I picked up my bike the dealer was doing the...

When I picked up my bike the dealer was doing the final check on the bike before I took it home they found a small oil leak. They took off the skid plate and made sure where it was comming from they...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2008, 06:28 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 28,323
Posted By ADV Goat
John & Bethany

It was great meeting you two really liked your set up, nice bikes glad your back safely. Irv & I made it to our homes safely it was a great short trip, I rode through a snow storm the last 160 miles...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,267
Posted By ADV Goat
I just got back from a ride Oct. 11th I rode 160...

I just got back from a ride Oct. 11th I rode 160 miles throught a snow storm at 22F. I used TKC 80's with the screw in short scooter studs from Aerostich. This combo worked great for what I did but...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By ADV Goat
I just got home from a ride on Oct. 11th great...

I just got home from a ride on Oct. 11th great trip. So to your question I rode through a snow storm the last 160 miles, at times I was going very slow 25MPH and when the road was clear I was going...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By ADV Goat
You may want to check these out ...

You may want to check these out

http://www.projectvnd.com/
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,961
Posted By ADV Goat
Just checked this post again and thought I may...

Just checked this post again and thought I may need to clarify myself. I love the quality of this gear when I buy more gear from this company I will go to there store and have them size me. Now the...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,600
Posted By ADV Goat
Wiggies bags are good I bought 15 of them for my...

Wiggies bags are good I bought 15 of them for my crew they worked very well. It seems we keep getting more crap and had to find something that packs a little smaller so we ended up with down bags. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,600
Posted By ADV Goat
I have tried various bags over the years and I...

I have tried various bags over the years and I think down is the best, but you need to keep it dry as everyone knows. I believe Marmet makes some of the best bags on the planet I have a 0F never...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,961
Posted By ADV Goat
If I was calling the shots at Aerostich I would...

If I was calling the shots at Aerostich I would make the Jacket's & pant's more custom fit like some fleace companey's do. Example have sizing directions measure form differant points on the body use...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By ADV Goat
You may want to check this stuff out ...

You may want to check this stuff out

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Sniders-Paint-Guard-p-16210.html
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 23,945
Posted By ADV Goat
I had a 06 950 Adventure good bike the maintance...

I had a 06 950 Adventure good bike the maintance took a lot of time, I read about all the so called problems the KTM had, I had none. So I wanted a bike that was more comfortable (for me) so I got a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,228
Posted By ADV Goat
Fyi

Just some info for you guys my Dealer put synthetic oil in mine at the 600 mile service, I didn't ask for it they just did it.

08 1200 gs adv
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,580
Posted By ADV Goat
Just finished reading and stairing at this report...

Just finished reading and stairing at this report WOW JUST AWESOME you must do another one soon. :tbPlease :bow



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Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 640,298
Posted By ADV Goat
OK not relly off road but it was 105 miles from...

OK not relly off road but it was 105 miles from town, 80 miles of dirt roads some parts where very rough large rocks, water etc. Did it two up the other vehicles looked at us like we where crazy...
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