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Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,471
Posted By rboett
+1 for HT overpants, they were warm enough that...

+1 for HT overpants, they were warm enough that I did not ever use the thermal liner. Now that I am in the south, I got a pair of the HT Airs. They come with rain liner I can put on if it gets...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By rboett
cool, good to know. I guess I'm covered two...

cool, good to know. I guess I'm covered two ways,, I bought my exped from REI :wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By rboett
I have a pair of cbt's, have had them resoled,...

I have a pair of cbt's, have had them resoled, still ok after 25 years. great boots. Not as protective as an MX boot,, maybe get something in between. My next set of boots will be SIDI Adventure...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By rboett
Yes and yes . BA summit park + exped down mat

Yes and yes . BA summit park + exped down mat
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,490
Posted By rboett
If you select them, then add to cart, they add...

If you select them, then add to cart, they add just fine.:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,490
Posted By rboett
Maybe they got that figured out. Sizes 7 - 12,...

Maybe they got that figured out. Sizes 7 - 12, with many half sizes, and long and short, all in stock.

The only size tagged ad out of stock is 8.5 short.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,490
Posted By rboett
Held Steve classic is at revzilla

Held Steve classic is at revzilla
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By rboett
First year ht air over pants. Also come with a...

First year ht air over pants. Also come with a raik
N liner, so they are also useful when it gets cool

Comes in short regular or tall sizes too
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,490
Posted By rboett
+1,,,

+1,,,
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By rboett
hmmmm, sandals,,, toe protection,,, = keen...

hmmmm, sandals,,, toe protection,,, = keen newport.:clap

I wear these almost year round, without socks,, with socks, with smartwool socks...
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,536
Views: 632,259
Posted By rboett
+1 on 90 and kk. That's my goto route for a quick...

+1 on 90 and kk. That's my goto route for a quick spin. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By rboett
Sunbrella is good stuff. The best material for...

Sunbrella is good stuff. The best material for awnings and boat covers, let us know how it holds up.


Having many years of experience with it, you need to buy some 303 fabric protector. It has...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By rboett
+1. Also has UV protection.

+1. Also has UV protection.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By rboett
+2. Flips up when needed, down when not, it does...

+2. Flips up when needed, down when not, it does take up some real estate on the tail rack. I also got the gsa pannier handle/ straps so my son can hang on.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,471
Posted By rboett
+1, with the liners in Very warm.

+1, with the liners in Very warm.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By rboett
Give tony a call at www.cyclenutz.com. He...

Give tony a call at www.cyclenutz.com.

He sells a great solution and answer all your questions.

I have no commercial connections to him, just a super guy with lots of BMW electrical experience.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,774
Posted By rboett
Sounds like a great day! Local music, color,...

Sounds like a great day! Local music, color, cheap good food and accommodations, motorcycling in the Andes.

I can't imagine anything better!

Great day of being gloriously lost :clap

Thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By rboett
2008 gs adv - My fuel strip has failed a...

2008 gs adv -
My fuel strip has failed a couple times, and has come back. Most recently my tank was nearly empty and it was 95 f out, bike also was in full direct afternoon sun.

1 tank full...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By rboett
tell you what,, at some point I'll pull 'em and...

tell you what,, at some point I'll pull 'em and let you all know. I do know with the adv screen they prevent dirty air coming up from the front.

I do really like the slipscreen. It makes the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By rboett
GS adv - machine moto art slip screen - leave the wings on?

Hey there,

Just put on a machine moto art slipscreen , great air flow for the summer,

Also I forgot how nice it was to ride a nearly naked bike

So, any wisdom on leaving the gs adv wings on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,163
Posted By rboett
have a great trip,, wifey grew up on lloyd rd. ...

have a great trip,, wifey grew up on lloyd rd.

slow down and check out some more brew pubs and people along the way..
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,425
Posted By rboett
Too much cheese will do that to you, kind of...

Too much cheese will do that to you, kind of backs you up, then the frustration sets in
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By rboett
great! I'm liking the red beak:clap

great! I'm liking the red beak:clap
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,722
Posted By rboett
Retractable hearing aids.. too, cool.

Retractable hearing aids.. too, cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,404
Posted By rboett
try cranking down the pre-load a bit on the REAR...

try cranking down the pre-load a bit on the REAR shock, that will cause increased downward pressure on the front,,,, give it a try
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-22-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By rboett
Glad you got fixed up ok. great summary of the...

Glad you got fixed up ok.
great summary of the area!
Great roads, plenty of good food, and friendly
people.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,774
Posted By rboett
Good idea to just check it out. You are probably...

Good idea to just check it out. You are probably ok. I just wanted to give you a heads up to a potential issue .

Good luck


**** saw this on US state department site******* Look at your...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 22,774
Posted By rboett
Great Ride!! make sure your visa is good to...

Great Ride!!

make sure your visa is good to exit the US and then reenter. Years ago I had to rescue a couple of french chicks that had a USA Visa, had taken a bus to see the canadian side of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-15-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 83,526
Views: 3,857,610
Posted By rboett
cross post guy from "ozark trip" thread has an issue: f800 wheel bearing out near oar

guy from "ozark trip" thread has an issue today at 7:30 PM:

Post:

We have had a rear wheel bearing fail on my buddies
f800. Does anyone know a shop to get it pressed out near Orark AR?

PM...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-15-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By rboett
Bummer. If you need a bmw dealer there is one in...

Bummer. If you need a bmw dealer there is one in Bentonville.
not real close, but I'm sure they could help you.

479-273-1807
bentonvillebmw@cox-internet.com

Ill take a look at the Bmw...
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,315
Posted By rboett
great your ok. Those Skoda's can be a hazard. ...

great your ok. Those Skoda's can be a hazard. My dad had two here in the US in the early 60's, must of stopped importing them along the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By rboett
if you had ethanol fuel, you may be experiencing...

if you had ethanol fuel, you may be experiencing phase separation. It probbly gets kinda cold in petosky, drain your tank,, look inside to see if the liner is separating from the tank, replace...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By rboett
yes,, I had my R1200GSA shipped from WI to AR. ...

yes,, I had my R1200GSA shipped from WI to AR. don't mess with Uship, they don't vouch for thier shippers, you have to do your own due diligence with them. I had a shipper bid, then I located his...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,722
Posted By rboett
How about bifocals?

How about bifocals?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,517
Posted By rboett
If not, thats the warranty on the fix, yes? ...

If not, thats the warranty on the fix, yes?
MIne went out, then came back after a couple tanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,685
Posted By rboett
Jusr hook up a coax with a fuse to the battery. ...

Jusr hook up a coax with a fuse to the battery. Then you can use this to charge the battery. Or hook ip your gerbing's.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,940
Posted By rboett
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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By rboett
I just did a ride today , one spot that you may...

I just did a ride today , one spot that you may want to stay is Jasper, AR. Lots of twisties in and out, central to lots of good roads,, they have a few places to stay since they are on the buffalo...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-05-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By rboett
for the twisties get a copy of the butler maps...

for the twisties
get a copy of the butler maps for the ozarks, not that you really need it,, so many of the roads are great, but this will help optimize your trip, they rate good roads as gold,...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By rboett
Held Steves come in short finger size (Kurtz). I...

Held Steves come in short finger size (Kurtz). I have large palms, meaty fingers, but short, the steve Held in 11 KUrtz fit great. Maybe order them from someplace with a good return policy like...
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