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Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
No wet pavement issues

If you read my other 4 or 5 posts in this thread, the wet pavement issues are discussed. In short, I've had no problems with wet pavement, cold or hot, riding fast or slow.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
Changed Tires Today

I had to change out rear tires today...I think I still had about 500-600 miles left on it, but I'm heading out for 10 days or so on Thursday and needed a fresh rear tire.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
K60 at 7500 Miles

Here's a shot of my K60 at 7500 miles. I ran up to Island Park, ID and all over the surrounding area. Street & dirt stuff. The trip was about 1025 miles round trip and I don't think the tire hardly...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22,520
Views: 2,104,932
Posted By Iggster
Strawberry Pinnacles

That is the very end of Timber Canyon where it intersects Avintaquin Canyon and crosses the strawberry river.

The easiest way to get there is via US-40. About 3 miles past Fruitland, turn right...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22,520
Views: 2,104,932
Posted By Iggster
More snow reports

I was out there on Monday, too.
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We went up Mill Hollow and hit snow about a mile or so past the reservoir....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,403
Posted By Iggster
Lots of thoughts on this very subject here......

Lots of thoughts on this very subject here... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=924046
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
I can't speak for Vic, but I usually shift around...

I can't speak for Vic, but I usually shift around the 4500-5000rpm range. We just rode a little over 1400 miles in 4 days to Death Valley and back. Our average speed through the Great Basin was...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
5K Update

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It’s been a little while since the original post. There seems to be lots of differing...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By Iggster
On two separate occasions, I've had the same...

On two separate occasions, I've had the same thing happen. Both times I got a "plug patch" and rode the tire for the rest of it's life. Never really thought about it again. However, both of these...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Iggster
Thumb FS campgrounds on Hwy 24

There are 3 forest service campgrounds on UT-24 north of the town of Boulder (west end of the Burr Trail ends here). About 21-22 miles north of Boulder is Oak Creek...about a mile farther is Pleasant...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By Iggster
Very nice! I rode the same route last Sunday with...

Very nice! I rode the same route last Sunday with 4 others. We all filled up in Stockton and were all on fumes when we got to Wendover.

Concerning the sheep dogs near Ibapah...I had two of them...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Iggster
Ut!!

I'm a little biased since I live in SLC, UT. The BMW dealer in Sandy is awesome! They also carry Triumph, Aprilla & Moto Guzzi. I've bought a GS and a Thruxton from them and would not hesitate to go...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
Temps were around 40 degrees for most of the...

Temps were around 40 degrees for most of the morning on the highway. Later on in the afternoon they rose to about 55 degrees.

On the way home from Moab, temps were in the mid 60s.
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
17" rear K60 on BMW 1200GS is 44psi max

Front tire (19”) is stamped 36psi. Rear tire (17”) is stamped 44psi…

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Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
I run them 36psi front & 42psi rear...on & off...

I run them 36psi front & 42psi rear...on & off road. I've never aired-down any tire to go offroad.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,735
Posted By Iggster
Review

Check out my review of Heidenau K60s here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22517037#post22517037
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
Final thoughts for K60 Scout

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The roundtrip mileage to Moab and back was 635 miles, with about 95 miles being...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 43,088
Posted By Iggster
Heidenau K60 vs. Karoo 3: A Side-By-Side Comparison

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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Iggster
If you can hear me, BEER me!

In SLC, try some of these:

Epic Brewery (open for lunch) = http://www.epicbrewing.com/

The Bayou (best selection of beer in Utah aka "beervana") = http://www.utahbayou.com/

The Beerhive...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,500
Posted By Iggster
Fontenelle Creek, WY

Crossing Fontenelle Creek, WY.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By Iggster
This is definitely my new favorite way to the...

This is definitely my new favorite way to the Alpine/Jackson/Victor area. Do it!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By Iggster
Backroads to the Bachelor Party: SLC, UT to Victor, ID

I almost rode in the truck with some of the other guys. But two days before we were leaving, I carried a stack of maps into the bathroom. Eighteen minutes later, I emerged with a great idea. The...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By Iggster
Kebler Pass

Just rode Kebler Pass from Crested Butte to Hwy 133 last Wednesday (July 24). From CB, it is paved for about 2 miles then turns to very well graded dirt/gravel. About 5 more miles, just before the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,923
Posted By Iggster
Bmw adv

I scrapped the Varios and went with the BMW Aluminum cases. I love em!! So easy to use/remove and I don't even need a topcase anymore.


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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By Iggster
Colorado Pass Conditions?

I am heading out this weekend to Colorado for a little riding vacation. There are 3 of us...2 on 1200GSs and 1 on a 800GS. We are all intermediate/experienced dirt riders. These are some of the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 592,694
Posted By Iggster
I was told it's a "special" color for...

I was told it's a "special" color for 2013...Brooklands Green. It's like a british racing green with pearl/metal flake mixed in. The gold stripe really pops.

I'll share all the details about the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 592,694
Posted By Iggster
New to Triumph

My fiance has been wanting a new bike for years. Since she's agreed to marry me, I got her an early wedding present...

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Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,608
Views: 943,033
Posted By Iggster
GS Emotion Toolbox

I picked up this slick toolbox yesterday from GS Emotion...
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Forum: Parallel Universe 06-25-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By Iggster
Aux Lights on F800...What Are These??

A friend at work just purchased a used 2009 F800GS. It has these aux lights installed. Anyone know what brand, model, etc?? Thanks!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,923
Posted By Iggster
A few extras...

I love these...TT quick-detach headlight guard & SW Motech Oil Cooler guard:

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a56/onemangang/Rallye/guards_zps1755d02d.jpg

Fastway footpegs, TT Skid Plate &...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,010,810
Posted By Iggster
First water crossing...

This is my new favorite...crossing the Fremont River at the start of Cathedral Valley Rd near Capitol Reef National Park:
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Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Iggster
Coverall Suit Measurements

Coverall Size Medium:

Shoulder to Cuff: 25.5"
Crotch to Neck: 28.5"
Inseam: 30"
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 745
Posted By Iggster
Have one for sale...

I have a Size Medium BMW Coverall Suit for sale. Black. I will get the measurements for you tonight.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,179
Posted By Iggster
Pony Express Trail - Faust to Ibapah, UT

The Pony Express Trail through western Utah is rich in history, seldom traveled and an oasis of desolation. The off-road portion of the trail between Faust and Ibapah is about 100 miles. It crosses...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Iggster
I vote for Option 3. The Lamar Valley in the NE...

I vote for Option 3. The Lamar Valley in the NE corner of Yellowstone NP is one of the most beautiful places in YNP.

You always hear these horror stories of the traffic in YNP...I have ridden...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By Iggster
You can remove the E8 Torx bolt in the shift...

You can remove the E8 Torx bolt in the shift lever with an 1/4" SAE socket or box end wrench. Either 6 or 12-point.

Better yet, to eliminate one more useless tool in the kit, after you've removed...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Iggster
Got it!

I was up in a tree today cutting some limbs and all of sudden I figured it out...

(1) Put larger OD rubber onto zip-tie
(2) Put smaller OD rubber onto zip-tie
(3) Wrap zip around handlebar &...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Iggster
Still don't get it??

The picture doesn't make it clear. There's two pieces of rubber hose about 1/4" long. Am I supposed to cut them and wrap around the throttle wire? Put the zip tie through them?

I get that you...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Iggster
TT Risers, Zip-Tie & 2 Hunks of Rubber Hose...WTF???

I just installed the TT 30mm risers on a 2012 R1200GS. I then noticed that leftover in the package was this zip-tie with two pieces of rubber hose to "fix the throttle wire as shown in Fig 4."...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By Iggster
I just went from 8 years on a HD Road King to a...

I just went from 8 years on a HD Road King to a brand new 1200GS Rallye. I love the switch and could not be happier.

This is THE time of year to buy a new 2012 model! I was looking at a dealer...
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