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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 2,729,867
Posted By shiryas
Pm sent on garmin mount

Pm sent on garmin mount
Forum: Face Plant 06-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By shiryas
Every ride for me along with the boots, pants,...

Every ride for me along with the boots, pants, jacket and helmet. Paved roads to the store, DS rides, and offroad. My first one was the Leatt Adventure MotoGPX, this is the most common brace you see...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By shiryas
I don't know if you have tried the ktmtalk.com...

I don't know if you have tried the ktmtalk.com site. It can be tough to get an account and you do need to follow the policies and rules, but there are a lot of knowledgable people over there and a...
Forum: Face Plant 06-02-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By shiryas
Good on ya! Tyler. Glad it was negative and...

Good on ya! Tyler.

Glad it was negative and i am thankful you had your gear on including the brace. Like nevermind said, i feel unsettled without mine on, like being in a car without a seatbelt.
...
Forum: Face Plant 05-30-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,241
Posted By shiryas
As a Paramedic, i have to agree with NickW. If...

As a Paramedic, i have to agree with NickW. If you took a good digger, felt and heard crunching you need to be checked out. I have seen broken necks with no symptoms other than the proof on the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 2,729,867
Posted By shiryas
PM sent on Wolfman racks, i will take them ...

PM sent on Wolfman racks, i will take them

Chris
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-26-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 44,818
Posted By shiryas
Paul, Any chance you are doing a build...

Paul,

Any chance you are doing a build thread for your new bike?

I have a 640Adv that I like a lot but I have always been curious about the bikes in the same class so to speak, especially...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,079
Posted By shiryas
Good luck, been there also. Go to the post office...

Good luck, been there also. Go to the post office and contest the delivery and seek to talk with the carrier who should remember delivering a tire.

In my case, i was told that all parcels were...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,536
Posted By shiryas
Bumping this back up. I can not fathom the...

Bumping this back up.

I can not fathom the pain you are going through Mechanista, but i hope you will get Red Rebbit's steed out and go for a ride up and over the Monument or out the back way into...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,324
Posted By shiryas
+1 on that, welding and plasma dust is a big one...

+1 on that, welding and plasma dust is a big one for me, but grinder stuff goes everywhere.

Boardrider, I realize cabinets can be a PITA but they do keep things looking tidy behind a door and keep...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,324
Posted By shiryas
I also suffer from toomuchshititis, but I did...

I also suffer from toomuchshititis, but I did sell off one of my rafts yesterday and cleared out this storage spot.

I had started with the simple storage deck sold online by Harken as a kit and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16,715
Views: 2,729,867
Posted By shiryas
I will take those if you are willing to toss them...

I will take those if you are willing to toss them in the mail to me on the Western slope, please :D

Cheers, Chris
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,597
Posted By shiryas
Huzzah, after three years the planets have...

Huzzah, after three years the planets have alligned. See you then SgtMarty

Cheers, Chris
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By shiryas
Do not remove it, that is a lot of protection for...

Do not remove it, that is a lot of protection for your engine case and clutch slave right there.

I have read about others grinding the 15/16 (Adv/E/SXC) guide to use the 17t sprocket, or buying...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,468
Posted By shiryas
Big Agnes / Helinox Sunset Chair

I recently did a trip down to Baja with a great bunch of inmates, Ride Reports here:


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1036172


and here


...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By shiryas
I have not had much luck getting in contact with...

I have not had much luck getting in contact with the Leatt Rep's either. There are a couple of events coming up near me and I want to see if an STX will fit over my shoulders and Badlands. I called...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-04-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,446
Posted By shiryas
When I cam out of the Buro there was some...

When I cam out of the Buro there was some vandalism to my bike.


http://shiryas.smugmug.com/Baja-2015/i-GN88km6/0/XL/IMG_1561-XL.jpg

We reviewed the gas station video surveillance and found...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-04-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,271
Posted By shiryas
There was one Palapa remaining with 3 cots and...

There was one Palapa remaining with 3 cots and the Hamburglar curtains are intact :D

http://shiryas.smugmug.com/Baja-2015/i-xsvJSMd/0/XL/IMG_1691-XL.jpg

Large sections of the sea wall are gone...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-01-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,271
Posted By shiryas
You know its kind of funny you mention that. Sam?

You know its kind of funny you mention that. Sam?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-27-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,446
Posted By shiryas
I fixed the poor patch job from my previous...

I fixed the poor patch job from my previous repair at home and found a couple of things to add to the tool kit to make things easier. We sat out in the courtyard of the hotel for a bit to enjoy the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 29,271
Posted By shiryas
Well since Sam has hijacked Atom's thread and...

Well since Sam has hijacked Atom's thread and Shanghaied my pictures, I guess I had better set our readers straight. :D

The ride down from Coco's to San Ignacio was a bit rough, not because of the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,446
Posted By shiryas
Of all my crashes on this trip that was the most...

Of all my crashes on this trip that was the most spectacular and that's OK, its good to get those things out of the way early :D The lads got my bike back up as I was checking appendages and clearing...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 38,139
Posted By shiryas
Order status?

<style type="text/css"></style> Wolfman,


I am having some issues that I need your help with:


12/15 1131 – I ordered a set of your Happy Passenger straps for my Rocky Mountain Saddle...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-11-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,446
Posted By shiryas
The drive down started with a 72hr shift at work...

The drive down started with a 72hr shift at work then a lovely snow filled drive in the mountains but heading south at least for warmer weather. I had not met any of these guys before and we were...
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 55,275
Posted By shiryas
Payment sent for spacer and rivets Thanks,...

Payment sent for spacer and rivets

Thanks, Chris
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,445
Posted By shiryas
Its not my bike and you are right, the Renazco is...

Its not my bike and you are right, the Renazco is a MUST. I just like the visible fuel level check as a backup to the instrument cluster, the odometer A/B as Meat said, and the GPS. Of course even...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 2,169,445
Posted By shiryas
This bike is one of the best looking 640's I have...

This bike is one of the best looking 640's I have seen. I am certain it was a full repaint and i really like the manual fuel level check.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By shiryas
x3 Very happy with mine. I used to mount it...

x3

Very happy with mine. I used to mount it on the bars but after Kurt Caselli's death I keep it on me.

Before the race, the motorcycle teams debated whether they should attach the SPOT...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By shiryas
Transport a motorcycle seat from Salt Lake to Grand Junction area

I bought a seat for my 1150GS, but it is in the Salt Lake area. I will not have the time to travel up there for a while and I would like to get this deal concluded. so I am looking for an inmate that...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By shiryas
It all depends on the weather that week to be...

It all depends on the weather that week to be sure. This could be easily doable in December, especially with the mild weather we have had so far. The key is going to be elevation and latitude, head...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By shiryas
I am a simple, home garage DIY guy, so I am by no...

I am a simple, home garage DIY guy, so I am by no means an expert. When I decide on a tool I want it to work for a long time and have serviceable parts. You will go through cones, tips, and start...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 55,275
Posted By shiryas
Wait list also please. Chris

Wait list also please.

Chris
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,238
Posted By shiryas
DRL LED Bulb

Gunner,

Upgrading lights and some electronics is the next project up on mine after the luggage racks are complete. I would have to agree with you about the weight and size of the OEM units. I need...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,238
Posted By shiryas
Wolfman Hoops

Gunner,

I am in the process of cutting up this rack for the Hoops to build on my 640, so hopefully these are the dimensions you are after. I am also using Wolfman Rocky Mountain Bags.

C to C of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-15-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 603,083
Posted By shiryas
Loobman & chain oiling

Paul,

Currently I just lube my chain prior to a ride and try to do the same on the morning check with a spray aerosol can. Most of my riding with the 640 is in the desert southwest, not so much...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-11-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By shiryas
I did on my 04 GS Adv after reading multiple...

I did on my 04 GS Adv after reading multiple threads on this and other sites and weighing all the options. The best "How To" was definitely Chris's video on youtube, very easy to follow.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-23-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 603,083
Posted By shiryas
x2 I am currently tearing down my 640Adv for...

x2

I am currently tearing down my 640Adv for maintenance and mods prior to a Baja trip, its a great bike but not for long road days and definitely not two up.

Keep the pictures and posts coming...
Forum: The Garage 09-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,909
Posted By shiryas
I can't tell you how good your timing is on this...

I can't tell you how good your timing is on this question. I also have a new to me 2004 1150GS Adv and it also has the OEM loom around the turn signals and instrument cluster that is just falling...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-04-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 603,083
Posted By shiryas
Clutch slave

I was loosing clutch fluid and suspected the slave so I ordered an Oberon for my 640Adv, only to find that it is the master when I started looking at the problem. I have been limping the bike a long...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,381
Posted By shiryas
My Servo & ABS come out next week. Its a $$...

My Servo & ABS come out next week. Its a $$ decision at this point to get a bike back on the road that I just bought.

Along the same lines as the OP, I am not going to throw away my unit but my...
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