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Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 66,103
Posted By Racenut
Yes, and it does make a noticeable difference....

Yes, and it does make a noticeable difference. But from bike to bike, the music sharing does not work well enough to not be totally annoying to remote listener. Perhaps it would work well enough in a...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 66,103
Posted By Racenut
I recently got a pair for my Wife and I....

I recently got a pair for my Wife and I. Installed the 1.1 firmware before we ever even used them. And from the get go they were so much better than the Scala Q2 we had been using. They just...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By Racenut
DIY, bought all the material at...

DIY, bought all the material at metrorestyling.com. The NC proved a lot more difficult than my GS Adv. (more pieces and some extreme angles) It's a learning experience for sure. When it doubt,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,072
Posted By Racenut
Bought one for my wife. So far she loves it. ...

Bought one for my wife. So far she loves it. But it wasn't available in the color she wanted.... fixed that...
...
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,269
Posted By Racenut
Any new info on the NC750x in regards to a...

Any new info on the NC750x in regards to a possible US release?

My wife rode a NC700x and liked the ergos and comfort of it better than her Ninja 650. Ninja is now on craigslist but if the 750x...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,156
Posted By Racenut
I'd rather have Battlewings, and not just because...

I'd rather have Battlewings, and not just because they cost less.

And if your dirt is just unpaved roads, then the PR3 Trail. They do fine on easy dirt. Mud or deep gravel and you're going to...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,037
Posted By Racenut
PR3's are the best road tire I've had so far on...

PR3's are the best road tire I've had so far on the beast. The 19" front limits available "street" tires.

But what kind of magic air are you guys using to get 15K from a tire? This was the rear...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,791
Posted By Racenut
I like my Marmot Limelight 3. Just the right...

I like my Marmot Limelight 3. Just the right size for 2 people or super spacious for 1. Also has two doors so no climbing over each other in the middle of the night when nature calls. It's...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,489
Posted By Racenut
I have the jersey top... it's snug for sure, so...

I have the jersey top... it's snug for sure, so as others have said, check sizes. But it works. I rode the other day in temps down to 32F, a base layer, freeze out and long sleeve shirt under my...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,924
Posted By Racenut
Update, I put a K76 on the rear. Pulled it off...

Update, I put a K76 on the rear. Pulled it off at 2600 miles because I had a long weekend ride planned and wasn't sure it would make the distance without having to take it easy everywhere. I had...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,156
Posted By Racenut
I just put a BW-502 on mine as well. Only @1000...

I just put a BW-502 on mine as well. Only @1000 miles into it, but so far I like it. Good grip, inspires confidence and was quite a bit less $ than any of the other tires I've tried. Has a tread that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 211,912
Posted By Racenut
Standing Ovation... BRAVO! :) It has been a...

Standing Ovation... BRAVO! :)

It has been a real pleasure following along on your adventure. Thank you for taking all the time to share with us. :)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Racenut
Tent will fit, poles will not. And + 1 with...

Tent will fit, poles will not.

And + 1 with everyone else, tents often get damp/wet/dirty... plan on carrying it outside.
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
It's THAT comfortable! :p

It's THAT comfortable! :p
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
Action shots.. schmaction shots... Naptime...

Action shots.. schmaction shots... Naptime shots!
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-oPv7g-QNwHc/T0XF1lZXQcI/AAAAAAAAHms/ABXFCWIyXmc/s640/20120221_104153.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By Racenut
I haven't used the carbon look vinyl, but I did...

I haven't used the carbon look vinyl, but I did wrap the tank top and beak on mine. A few tricky spots though and I have a few spots that I chalk up to education. I'm going to redo do it and hope...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 211,912
Posted By Racenut
Glad you were able to get Big Boi fixed up before...

Glad you were able to get Big Boi fixed up before going home so you can focus on family and relax and not worry about the bike. Enjoy your uhhh "vacation" from your adventure. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,924
Posted By Racenut
I just ordered a K76 to try on the rear. We'll...

I just ordered a K76 to try on the rear. We'll see how it holds up to my abuse :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By Racenut
The only way I'll use a Tourance EXP again is if...

The only way I'll use a Tourance EXP again is if I buy another new bike and that's what it comes with. They wear out too fast for no apparent reason (they aren't exceptionally sticky, just soft)
...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,924
Posted By Racenut
The EXP that came on the bike was used up at...

The EXP that came on the bike was used up at 3200. I had hoped the Tourance would last as long as some claim but I seem to be hard on tires. :)
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
You make the "I didn't see him" excuse invalid :D...

You make the "I didn't see him" excuse invalid :D

Was a fun ride.. 3 Lombard suited rides there.... though we were still outnumbered by stitches.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,924
Posted By Racenut
I just finished off a PR3 on the rear, got about...

I just finished off a PR3 on the rear, got about 3700 miles out of it compared to 4500 on a Tourance. The PR3 feels more confident in the curves for sure. Also rode the PR3 for 50+ miles of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 211,912
Posted By Racenut
Still following along.. what an epic adventure....

Still following along.. what an epic adventure. Really enjoying your photos, I like the way you look at the world and appreciate you sharing it with us all.

So many stunning photos, but those...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
That was my Lombard and I said 3, but now that I...

That was my Lombard and I said 3, but now that I think about it, I think mine is a 2.
Forum: Vendors 03-22-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
I had the same concern as I tend to overheat....

I had the same concern as I tend to overheat. (though I seem to have gotten a bit more tolerent of heat with age).

One day we started a ride down the coast, it was foggy and cool... 59-60......
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By Racenut
Just put one on the rear yesterday. 200 miles of...

Just put one on the rear yesterday. 200 miles of twisty pavement today to break it in and so far so good. Mostly I'll be curious how they wear compared to the Tourance that just came off. Got 4500...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,621
Posted By Racenut
This same thing happened to me. The 600 mile...

This same thing happened to me. The 600 mile service they put 20W50 in it because "that's what they've always used".

I pointed out that 20w50 wasn't spec'd for the 2010+ motors. OIl was changed...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
Catalog looks great! :clap And not just because...

Catalog looks great! :clap And not just because you put a couple of my pics in there :wink:.


Looking to upgrade from my Lombard to the Navigator for Merry Christmas to me. :)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,899
Posted By Racenut
2011 GSA, have my registration renewal in front...

2011 GSA, have my registration renewal in front of me.

California
Registration $71
License Fee $123
County District Fees $10

Total $204
Forum: GS Boxers 12-02-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,670
Posted By Racenut
Like this? ...

Like this?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-eeGpn-VzULE/TWNNDtaJJmI/AAAAAAAAFHY/OsUPmgBDdrw/s640/Shayne.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,262
Posted By Racenut
Up shifting on the GSA, I tend to use clutch from...

Up shifting on the GSA, I tend to use clutch from 1 to 2, not sure if it's just because of a wide gear pread or just a design issue, but without the clutch, I can't seem to get that shift to be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 211,912
Posted By Racenut
Subscribed... Good luck on your adventure! :)

Subscribed... Good luck on your adventure! :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,217,905
Posted By Racenut
No offense taken.... I'm thinking it's just one...

No offense taken.... I'm thinking it's just one of those things that seemed like a good idea in my head. :D It's gonna come off. I might try something else not so "busy and loud".
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,217,905
Posted By Racenut
Well yeah... it's one of those things that...

Well yeah... it's one of those things that sounded good at the time. And no, not going hunting with orange camo. Since they don't come in a wide range of colors, I seem to run into GSA's looking just...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,217,905
Posted By Racenut
So I learned a bit about vinyl on compound curves...

So I learned a bit about vinyl on compound curves tonight hah..... didnt turn out as good as I hoped, but from arms length it looks OK. Good from far but far from good. But now I'm trying to decide...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 41,641
Posted By Racenut
Fancy Feast Stove :D ...

Fancy Feast Stove :D
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DJlBIe8t3u8/TjD8Py_AJtI/AAAAAAAAF2I/hEQ19MbZB54/s800/2011-07-27%25252021.03.22.jpg


I also got isobutane burner but have yet to even try...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,189
Posted By Racenut
My wife found one that fits quite nicely in the...

My wife found one that fits quite nicely in the top case. Kmart, $15 and has a hard liner bucket with a divider you can put in. It's grey with orange trim.
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
Most excellent :) I'm interested... after doing...

Most excellent :) I'm interested... after doing a 4 day ride in some higher temps in my Lombard 2, I found myself getting tired of climbing out of it when we stopped for more than a couple minutes....
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 588,950
Posted By Racenut
On the Navigator 2 piece, will the top and bottom...

On the Navigator 2 piece, will the top and bottom have a zipper to connect them if you feel the need?
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 2,496,249
Posted By Racenut
I've gone through most of this thread looking for...

I've gone through most of this thread looking for tip and ideas. My son and I went for a 2 night ride and campout this week. Learned a couple things too. But mostly just had about 400 miles and 2...
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