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Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 06:43 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
Wow, that is one heck of a mount. Thanks for the...

Wow, that is one heck of a mount. Thanks for the pic, it sure shows the lay of the land. I suspect I'll put it on the left where the 450 was but it will take up more real estate for sure.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 563
Posted By Ron from BC
When I bought a new set of tires for the Honda...

When I bought a new set of tires for the Honda Element a couple of years back the dealer put that flubber in and topped it off with using green dust caps on the stems....:huh

Whatever....needless...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 03:33 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
That Mount!

I've always had my 450 in a TT cradle by the left control switches on the bar. I wanted to have it dead center like that one however I used that Migsel mount which encompasses the speedo and over...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
Very strange as I had also sent Tom at GPScity...

Very strange as I had also sent Tom at GPScity in Calgary a message about the same issue last week and he said that there was no such animal and to contact Garmin. We know how that turned...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
I sent Garmin an email asking about the cover and...

I sent Garmin an email asking about the cover and the reply I got was that there was no such animal...in North America or UK. So I sent the pic of the UKGSer with his box contents laid out showing...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
Costco.ca? Hrmm...well I haven't pulled the...

Costco.ca? Hrmm...well I haven't pulled the trigger on it yet as I just sold my old one but I was waiting for the Black Friday sale next month at GPScity and other places. Thinking during that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks.....all I needed to know. Garmin had no...

Thanks.....all I needed to know. Garmin had no info on it at all....:huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
Cradle Weatherproof Cover?

Does the 590 box include a cradle cover that fits over the connector when the gps is not in place to protect the connector from any corrosion?

I've read that some don't have one yet in a UK pic of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Ron from BC
Nope just curious how they'll wear. It's likely...

Nope just curious how they'll wear. It's likely too new a product to get user experiences though.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Ron from BC
Touratech Mount Silicon Rings - lifetime?

Anyone have any information on the life of the silicon O rings on the 390/590 mounts?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,858
Posted By Ron from BC
'02 GSA, original FD and clutch.....122K miles,...

'02 GSA, original FD and clutch.....122K miles, just changed the oil this afternoon and went for a nice ride...:rofl
Forum: Hacks 10-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,134
Posted By Ron from BC
Where the heck is Murph lately?

Last entry on his blog is way back in February when he was back in the States and I haven't been able to google any more recent info.......anyone have an update on his travels?

:ear
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,703
Posted By Ron from BC
Sorry to hear of your incident Ken...is it a...

Sorry to hear of your incident Ken...is it a spiral?

Best wishes for a speedy recovery! :pope
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Ron from BC
'02 GSA with 121K miles. Original FD and clutch....

'02 GSA with 121K miles. Original FD and clutch. No vibration and still pulls fine up hills without any slipping. FD oil gets changed at least at every second engine oil change (3K mile per...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Ron from BC
Stephen...my post wasn't for you, it was for the...

Stephen...my post wasn't for you, it was for the other gent. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Ron from BC
+1

.....instead of accusing someone of not researching before posting, why not try to read what the specific issue is first.....your choice of Smilie icon wasn't real helpful either.

:hmmmmm
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By Ron from BC
....definitely a good resource. I would...

....definitely a good resource. I would personally do the lever maintenance first to eliminate that as a possible source though....only takes an hour if that and hopefully that would do it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By Ron from BC
I have to mine about every 18 months, so I should...

I have to mine about every 18 months, so I should just make it an annual job. As the OP said, remove the change lever, and use a drift pin to knock the bushing free. I use some 1k grit paper to...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Ron from BC
I always get confused on how to refer to those...

I always get confused on how to refer to those two pieces...the face shield, lid, visor ad nauseum....:huh

Good luck....it'll work!
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By Ron from BC
1. Q3 also mic, boom and wired, both work on the...

1. Q3 also mic, boom and wired, both work on the enduro helmet.

2. Visor vibrates at speed? Are you referring to the clear face shield or the black lid? If the lid then but a piece of bicycle...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By Ron from BC
Hrmm...frankly I preferred my R2P (gortex) liners...

Hrmm...frankly I preferred my R2P (gortex) liners to my current R3P liner of some newer german product that begins with 'sch' etc.

I stayed drier longer in the gortex and felt far less damp than...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,636
Posted By Ron from BC
Ya for those who haven't seen his blog it is...

Ya for those who haven't seen his blog it is quite something. Great photographer but since he came back to the US early this year he hasn't posted.

I've googled for some recent info on him...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By Ron from BC
+1

I paid $60 delivered for the DDM light package about 5 years ago and ride all year.....120K miles. I just replaced the low beam HID bulb last month...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
My trusty Zumo 450 has/is going strong however...

My trusty Zumo 450 has/is going strong however I'll be upgrading this fall for the bigger screen.

Anyone recall how long it took Garmin to release the 665 after the 660?

Maybe by the fall...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 469,546
Posted By Ron from BC
Very clean...where did you get them? :ear

Very clean...where did you get them? :ear
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
That fast idle lever assembly is all all enclosed...

That fast idle lever assembly is all all enclosed and just consists of the lever, a spring, detent ball and one more small black piece of plastic that is on the top area in line with the lever.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
I agree with that, unlike my super sherpa which...

I agree with that, unlike my super sherpa which needs to be started on Saturday if I want to ride on Sunday.

I'm in no hurry to rectify the problem but I will do it. A new assembly is about 40...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
Now that sounds tasty....I'll let ya know how I...

Now that sounds tasty....I'll let ya know how I make out.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
:hide....let's just say an over zealous effort in...

:hide....let's just say an over zealous effort in replacing the cable during my cable swap a few days ago. Like when I was taking apart the right hand control switch on my R90 without putting a zip...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Ron from BC
1150 Fast Idle Detent Assembly

...how is not important, the fact is that I 'misplaced' the spring and black plastic piece in the fast idle lever assembly. I did find the tiny bearing which is amazing..

If I find the spring and...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,359
Posted By Ron from BC
Well Done!

Great write up Danjal :thumb

After your in depth input I ordered from that Amazon link. The ordering process did cause me some concern as when I went past the first step the pic of the 4250...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Ron from BC
Well after reading everything I could on this I...

Well after reading everything I could on this I decided to just put it back together, as I'm heading out next week on a trip, and worry about the fast idle later.

Murphy's Law....all back together...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Ron from BC
Hrmm...I suspected the cable install in the box...

Hrmm...I suspected the cable install in the box went to well first time...throttle cables pull fine however the fast idle lever has tension however I'm not seeing any movement on the throttle cables...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,012
Posted By Ron from BC
My Disco boots are going strong at 60K...

My Disco boots are going strong at 60K miles....just had new Sidi replacement soles put on and they look like new! I'd buy Sidi again in a heart beat...

Just my .02
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5,098
Views: 820,871
Posted By Ron from BC
Well I've had the spare accelerator, throttle...

Well I've had the spare accelerator, throttle body and fast idle cables sitting on the shelf for 18 months so after chasing my tail trying to keep the TB's sync'd I thought I'd install them on the...
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By Ron from BC
Looked at your pics from last year and they look...

Looked at your pics from last year and they look great....what was the smallest cc bike that went?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Ron from BC
Thanks for the quick reply! :wink:

Thanks for the quick reply! :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Ron from BC
Adjustments Post Throttle Cable Install

After battling inconsistent idle and a few other related blips I finally decided to install the new throttle cables (and throttle advance, fast idle, choke and whatever else people refer to it :huh)...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-24-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 95,490
Posted By Ron from BC
590 Screen Size/Font

I've had my Zumo 450 since new and it's pretty much done everything I needed and still works great but.....I'm at, or should I say have been for awhile, at that point where I need to use reading...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,029
Posted By Ron from BC
+1 for ProTaper

....or similar strap that incorporates the built in soft loop and carabiner on a swivel.
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