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Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By casperghst42
I have a symmetric on my F800gs. It works, but...

I have a symmetric on my F800gs. It works, but the powercoat/paint is not very high quality, it started peeling after a year.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By casperghst42
You know that one side is compression and the...

You know that one side is compression and the other one is rebound ... not saying anything about Traxion but for a really heavy bike (the f800gs is not an xChallange) it might not be the greatest...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,019
Posted By casperghst42
+1 to Tucano Urbano, 4 years only with summer...

+1 to Tucano Urbano, 4 years only with summer gloves year around never a cold fingers day....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-11-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,612
Posted By casperghst42
You obviously never did it on a TA or AT :rofl

You obviously never did it on a TA or AT :rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By casperghst42
Is the collar still as high as it was on the 2013...

Is the collar still as high as it was on the 2013 model (ie. for ostriches) ?
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,631
Posted By casperghst42
Klim might have upgraded the armor in the new...

Klim might have upgraded the armor in the new Adventure Jacket, but if they still use D3O T5 Evo then it's only Level 1 armor, no matter what, which does not provide abrasion protection. You might...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,448
Posted By casperghst42
Buy what you want to wear, but Klim amor does not...

Buy what you want to wear, but Klim amor does not provide abrasive protection, only impact protection.

Even the upgraded armor is still only Level 1, and you cannot not upgrade to Level 2 with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,157
Posted By casperghst42
Rememeber that Tractive (and a very limited...

Rememeber that Tractive (and a very limited number of partners) are probably the only ones who can service these things..... which of cause does not make it cheaper. The same goes for their shock...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11,485
Views: 1,375,933
Posted By casperghst42
I know exactly how it is, I also have a bunch of...

I know exactly how it is, I also have a bunch of interesting issues with my Montana ... to be fair I probably causes 50% of the issues, the rest are caused by poor software development by Garmin.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 99,776
Posted By casperghst42
It would be a great mistake if they don't do...

It would be a great mistake if they don't do 21"/18", it will make it more driveable in the dirt, and the selection of tyres will be wider.

Then then need to keep it around or below 200kg with...
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 44,722
Posted By casperghst42
I'd say find a lighter bike, or lower point of...

I'd say find a lighter bike, or lower point of gravity. Like an R80gs which is very light, and have a very low point of gravity.

Or find something like a DRZ400, xChallange, xCountry, 690R they...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By casperghst42
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By casperghst42
These days I carry an Olympus OMD-E10, with a...

These days I carry an Olympus OMD-E10, with a Sigma 19mm mounted, along with a Panny 14mm, and the Panny 14-42mm, and some filters. Except for the 14-42 it all fits into an Lowepro 110AW, but...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,293
Views: 815,712
Posted By casperghst42
Jenny; one word; I want that ...

Jenny; one word; I want that ...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,228
Posted By casperghst42
Good stuff cost money, but the question is; does...

Good stuff cost money, but the question is; does large amount of money also buy you good stuff ...

I've been using Stadler the last 6 years (Tour Jacket, and some of their trousers, 3 layer...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,485
Views: 1,375,933
Posted By casperghst42
Do you have more than one map activated ... that...

Do you have more than one map activated ... that is a no-no, I tried the other day to have OSM and Garmin NT enabled ... the thing did not work well.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
I don't have a neck ... so I have to adjust it to...

I don't have a neck ... so I have to adjust it to be able to close it ...

I can tell you what happens if you have an off in a Latitude Jacket, the armor is not abrasive (non of the Klim Jackets...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
How stupid is that, now it's no longer...

How stupid is that, now it's no longer adjustable. Just Klim in their wisdom, could they then not have done something like other brands where it's adjustable.

Also how do you then "lock" it open -...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
I had a small spill end of may, and did slide a...

I had a small spill end of may, and did slide a good 3 meters (35km/h). After that I discovered that there are major difference between abrasion and non-abrasion protection - the painful way. The...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
The D30 used in both the Latitude and Badlands...

The D30 used in both the Latitude and Badlands are only impact protection, there is no abrasion protection ... and it's not possible to fit armor which does provide abrasion protection. You don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By casperghst42
I got 20mm (TT) and 2" Rox's on mine, which is...

I got 20mm (TT) and 2" Rox's on mine, which is just about right. I'm 6'3".
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,093
Posted By casperghst42
ABUS is know for their quality (and prices):...

ABUS is know for their quality (and prices): http://www.abus.com/eng/Mobile-Security/Motorbike-Scooter/Brake-disc-locks/Granit-Detecto-X-Plus-8077-yellow
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 202,935
Posted By casperghst42
I do see that it would be a whole new product, as...

I do see that it would be a whole new product, as it would have to be a top load, and not a side load - but it would be nice if something like that would come.... more flexibility :D

Cheers,...
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 202,935
Posted By casperghst42
Overland 60

Have there been any talk or thought on mounting an US30 on the Adv. Platform ?
Forum: Europe 06-11-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By casperghst42
Yes, this country is known for having bikes...

Yes, this country is known for having bikes disappear on people ...

I've reposted it here: http://allroadmaniacs.nl/forum/index.php?topic=11339.msg248865#msg248865
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
The pockets only fit Klim protection parts (D2O)...

The pockets only fit Klim protection parts (D2O) - I can't fit my Forcefield shoulder pads. I think my next step is to order a new Stadler (which is silly expensive) but at least come with proper...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
So I had a minor off last week, and ended up...

So I had a minor off last week, and ended up landing with my arm under my body - now the D2O might be good for impact protection where there is an impact, but when one slides with the arm under the...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 35,547
Posted By casperghst42
I was having the same question, and I have them...

I was having the same question, and I have them on an xChallange with the xRack which they are supposed to have been designed around.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 81,447
Posted By casperghst42
You are correct there are no mines in Serbia, but...

You are correct there are no mines in Serbia, but there are unexploded ordinance after the bombardments in 1999 where they used Cluster bombs...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,953,008
Posted By casperghst42
And move the fuel cap somewhere sensible...

And move the fuel cap somewhere sensible please... :rofl
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
Actually it could be coming from the vents at the...

Actually it could be coming from the vents at the shoulder ... zippers are notorious for leaking. Make sure that they are properly closed.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,888
Posted By casperghst42
I think there are two kind of issues with all...

I think there are two kind of issues with all gear, but brands like Klim who market them self as a top brand might have to up their game;

- product issues; where issues are caused by silly /...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-26-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11,485
Views: 1,375,933
Posted By casperghst42
Bring up the satellite "app" and see how many...

Bring up the satellite "app" and see how many satellites it looses reception from. And no it's not unacceptable, it just happens. Next time it happens check the satellites, and also take it off the...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
I just returned a pair of Overland pants as the...

I just returned a pair of Overland pants as the 38" is really 37.5" and I liked a bit more space - I'm getting a pair of Latitudes instead - they'll not be my travel pants anyway so I don't care. But...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
Back armor....

So I got my latitude which I find so much better than the Overland. As everyone says it's only missing a bit of venting in the lower arms (thinking of getting a goretex approved tailor to add that) ....
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 81,447
Posted By casperghst42
I just read that the rain and floodings have...

I just read that the rain and floodings have unearth and move around mines. Which means that we cannot be sure that tails are mine-free....
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Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,888
Posted By casperghst42
Watch out with Stadler, their 10 years warranty...

Watch out with Stadler, their 10 years warranty is limited. After 2 years, they might repair something for free, they might not. You do not know it until they have looked at it. Zippers can cost...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,429,003
Posted By casperghst42
There is a cut out, and as far as I've been told...

There is a cut out, and as far as I've been told it's deeper on the new tanks .. so removing the guard might not be needed.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,180,398
Posted By casperghst42
I think this...

I think this (https://www.flickr.com/photos/124243538@N08/) could be the link to the photos.

Could look like tyre pressure issue.
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,660
Posted By casperghst42
The 'Tumble dry medium' is new to me. I have...

The 'Tumble dry medium' is new to me. I have always tumbled bone dry, the Gore-Tex liner of my Stadler have been washed 1 - 2 times a year for the last 6 years, and I have always tumbled totally dry....
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