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Forum: Vendors 05-14-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 86,914
Posted By mikemcgl1
Someone told me that XL, XXL, and XXXL are all...

Someone told me that XL, XXL, and XXXL are all the same helmet but different only in cheek and liner elements. Is that true. I own a C3 XL and need to go up one size. Thanks
Forum: Americas 05-13-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By mikemcgl1
Arizona northern, best trails for family ride

We are going to the Overland Expo at Mormon Lake and my wife and 7 year old just started riding. I need some advice on good, easy trails for the family to take. We have dirt bikes only. Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,773
Posted By mikemcgl1
Ford 350 diesel cc srw 20 inch tires

Ford 2012 F350 6.7 diesel crew cab SRW, 11,500, 20 inch wheels, is what I'm now leaning towards to work with the Artic Fox 811 and towing the Big Tex 35a trailer with two 1200 GSAs
Ideas and...
Forum: The Garage 12-23-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,773
Posted By mikemcgl1
Thanks for the feedback. Im now leaning...

Thanks for the feedback.
Im now leaning towards a Ford 250 diesel 4x4 short bed SRW Lariat with air bags and great shocks.
I've heard the only difference between the Ford 250 and 350 is a single...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By mikemcgl1
Sorry for not responding to the questions posted....

Sorry for not responding to the questions posted. Somehow I never subscribed to the thread so I never knew anyone was still posting anything.
The bike is running great. It has a few scares since...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,422
Posted By mikemcgl1
Thanks JR for the lengthy response and pics. It's...

Thanks JR for the lengthy response and pics. It's a cool setup.
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,773
Posted By mikemcgl1
Thanks everyone for the feedback. I appreciate...

Thanks everyone for the feedback. I appreciate the advice.

I looked at a new Artic Fox 990 today which will not fit the short bed I'm planning on buying but was the same floor plan as the 811...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,773
Posted By mikemcgl1
Truck camper info needed: Ford 250 v. 350

I'm thinking about getting a slide in truck camper and a Ford 250 diesel short bed srw (original post had a Dodge diesel 2500) to carry it. Where can I look for real 3rd party reviews on the quality...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,422
Posted By mikemcgl1
That's what I had in mind. My trailer is 10 ft...

That's what I had in mind. My trailer is 10 ft long and 6.5 wide. I haul two BMW 1200 GSA when I go so I was thinking of putting the rack 6 foot high off the trailer floor so. I can ride the bikes...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,422
Posted By mikemcgl1
The idea is to be off the ground for camping and...

The idea is to be off the ground for camping and easy set up and take down. Also once it's installed I can just leave it there and it's packed and ready to go whenever we feel like heading out. The...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,422
Posted By mikemcgl1
Bike trailer with roof top tent attached? Does it exist?

I have a 2011 Land Cruiser I use to tow two GSA 1200 and I'm thinking about adding a system to the trailer to allow me to mount a roof top tent to the trailer. Probably a Eezi-awn 1800.
the trailer...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By mikemcgl1
Broke down and purchased a Big Tex 35SA trailer...

Broke down and purchased a Big Tex 35SA trailer 13 long by 8 foot wide. My owners manual says I'm not to tow over 1000 pds with an unbraked trailer, so does that right to you guys? The trailer I...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By mikemcgl1
Thanks everyone for the imput. I've been away...

Thanks everyone for the imput. I've been away for a while and just got back. Some specific names and models would be great for those who have been through a few. My price range is $20k or so for...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,297
Posted By mikemcgl1
Toy hauler advice needed before purchase

I'm looking into buying a toy hauler and would like to hear from those more experienced than myself on what I should be looking for in one.
I need to haul it with a 2011 Landcruiser which has a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By mikemcgl1
1st day at the park practicing

Thanks again for all the advice everyone.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By mikemcgl1
I went to buy the new one, saw a 2007 GS with...

I went to buy the new one, saw a 2007 GS with 4,322 miles for $14,700. I took it for a ride and liked it. I was sold in my mind. Then I drove the demo 2011 GSA and loved it even more. I know it does...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By mikemcgl1
Thanks for the advice and links, I'll schedule a...

Thanks for the advice and links, I'll schedule a MSF course as soon as I can.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,312
Posted By mikemcgl1
Advice needed: Buying a 2011 BMW 1200 GS Adventure tomorrow

Happy 4th of July everyone.

I live in Newbury Park CA, North of LA about an hour. I'm about to buy a new 2011 BMW 1200 GS Adventure with Premium package and pay $21,625. Plus taxes and tages;
...
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