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Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Wy'east
I just went ahead and put the same rear tyre on,...

I just went ahead and put the same rear tyre on, the MCE KAROO and on the front, its mate the KAROO 2. There are still quite a few "in the warehouse". For me, I believe this is the best scenario.
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Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Wy'east
The bike needs to get through its test by the end...

The bike needs to get through its test by the end of the year. The front tyre still has some tread left and hasn't reach the wear-mark yet but it's dry and the knobs are starting to crack on the...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Wy'east
The E07s and the Saharas seem like a very similar...

The E07s and the Saharas seem like a very similar design. I've been very happy with my E07 up front - it is grippy for sure. It's also been on the bike at least a year that I know of and has...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Wy'east
Tyre questions...Saharas, Karoos, MT21s?

I'm surprised there isn't a "Tires" section, anyway move it to a more appropriate section if need be...

Bike is a 1993 XTZ750 Supre Tenere. Front tyre is an Mitas E07 and the rear is a Metzler...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,539
Posted By Wy'east
Drank the Kool-Aid™

I'm a big fan of the Badlands Pro. Was it worth it? For what you get -definitely.

If you ride in cooler temps. just try it on with your undergarment/extra layers. As somebody mentioned the jackets...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Wy'east
Have you ridden this section of I-84 (US 30) it...

Have you ridden this section of I-84 (US 30) it really isn't an "interstate" traffic wise at this point. Absolutely one of the most beautiful roads there is (this section anyway). That route on your...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,174
Posted By Wy'east
I've had mine for about a year now. Lots of fun...

I've had mine for about a year now. Lots of fun and pain like any old bike. Just rebuilt the headlamp switch-gear this morning - now it work sort-of better than it did. Just a few things I started to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By Wy'east
They're all good choices. I like the Honda...

They're all good choices. I like the Honda though. Something a little bigger for the freeway is not a bad idea. Though that 250 would be a kick in the pants.

Absolutely no reason to buy new (my...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,422
Posted By Wy'east
Thumb Badlands Pro owner for a year now. Don't own the...

Badlands Pro owner for a year now. Don't own the AdvRally.
I'm living in Israel and I swear I'm the only one here with one. Here are some rambling observations...

I use the NacPack for the water...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,646
Posted By Wy'east
Seeing how you are in Romania, some of these...

Seeing how you are in Romania, some of these bikes might not be available to you - one that is however is the Yamaha Super Tenere XTZ750. These bike are getting on in age (around 20 years) but still...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,067
Posted By Wy'east
Badlands Pro w/ neck-brace?

Been away from here for a while. Anyway I've been considering a neck-brace and I have the Badlands Pro. The jacket does not seem compatible - maybe on the outside... Who is wearing the Leatt with the...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,839
Posted By Wy'east
Just came across my old thread, FWiW I ended up...

Just came across my old thread, FWiW I ended up with the SIDI Discovery. The fit for me is perfect. I had to hike about 3 miles in them and they didn't destroy my feet, they were almost like a second...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 36,324
Posted By Wy'east
Here. Hopefully this is better. ...

Here. Hopefully this is better.

http://i1077.photobucket.com/albums/w479/zulufive/660rly.jpg
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,279
Posted By Wy'east
Looks somewhat familiar. Glad you're still...

Looks somewhat familiar. Glad you're still walking the Earth. Don't worry about the groin thing, I did the same thing. I was walking around with a "bag" of plums in my shorts for about a week or so....
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,269
Posted By Wy'east
+1

+1
Forum: Orange Crush 11-15-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6,750
Views: 1,516,808
Posted By Wy'east
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,160
Posted By Wy'east
Well at-least she was having fun and the bike...

Well at-least she was having fun and the bike wasn't a hangar-queen.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wy'east
Actually all joking aside, you could do your...

Actually all joking aside, you could do your final drive if you wanted or take grease samples, but you need to do it consistently and build your "data-base" for comparison.

I don't know how much...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,184,632
Posted By Wy'east
Enjoying the ride. Great pictures and keep up the...

Enjoying the ride. Great pictures and keep up the motivation!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By Wy'east
:lurk Great pictures...

:lurk Great pictures...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wy'east
Found this semi-related thread, copper glitter in...

Found this semi-related thread, copper glitter in r1150gsa engine oil (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=828497).
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wy'east
That is good news. Thanks guys!

That is good news. Thanks guys!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Wy'east
Spectrographic Oil Analysis (SOAP) testing

Newbie in the boxer field.

Do any of you do SOAP (Spectrographic Oil Analysis Program) or any other type of oil analysis and/or testing to see what type of wear is going on inside your engine or...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 14,160
Posted By Wy'east
How much further could you go? Unlacing the...

How much further could you go? Unlacing the wheels maybe... Seriously though, good job so far and thanks for posting the pictures. Any idea what might have contributed or helped along this situation...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,365
Posted By Wy'east
Glad you had a good time. Makes me miss home all...

Glad you had a good time. Makes me miss home all that much more. Sorry you couldn't see more of the Columbia Gorge, maybe next time - it's not going anywhere!

Obviously I'm a bit biased, but I...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 917,946
Posted By Wy'east
The above suggestion are good ideas once...

The above suggestion are good ideas once everything else is correct. Some type of impact wrench or driver can be useful too. The desired usefulness can also be construed as a measure of how much...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,619
Posted By Wy'east
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2,446
Views: 917,946
Posted By Wy'east
Work in aviation too. I have seen some...

Work in aviation too. I have seen some "mechanics" get lazy and use a #8 four-wing Torq in a #10 four-wing Torq slot or #8/#10 four-wing Torq in a #1/4" four-wing Torq slot with various results. The...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,619
Posted By Wy'east
Just don't try eating baklava while wearing your...

Just don't try eating baklava while wearing your balaclava...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,225
Posted By Wy'east
Quick suggestion on the shoes. Don't know what...

Quick suggestion on the shoes. Don't know what your riding boots are, but I envisioned something like the Sidi Adventures or Crossfires! I usually wear my Redbacks ("Austrailian" slip on boot, like a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,184
Posted By Wy'east
If you are really concerned, just take the plates...

If you are really concerned, just take the plates off before you take the picture or be "old skool" and throw a rag over it. You guys are wayyyy over thinking this.

In so far as the desired...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,265
Posted By Wy'east
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 313,608
Posted By Wy'east
There was a guard-rail related accident I saw in...

There was a guard-rail related accident I saw in the news around here yesterday. Husband and wife 2-up on a sportbike go into a corner, bike starts to slide , rider can't recover and slams into the...
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,262
Posted By Wy'east
I've heard it said many a time, "Motorcycles are...

I've heard it said many a time, "Motorcycles are dangerous!"

Glad you both came out of it relatively unscathed.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-04-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,225
Posted By Wy'east
Throw another one in here. I've carried-on my...

Throw another one in here. I've carried-on my helmets back and forth from the USA-Middle East and back again no problems. The helmets will fit under the seat in front of you on some ACs and in most...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,614
Posted By Wy'east
First of all I am not a doctor in anyway shape or...

First of all I am not a doctor in anyway shape or form.

I suspect you have not allowed sufficient time for your original injury to completely heal and you more than likely did not do sufficient...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,565
Posted By Wy'east
I was looking at this for a while,...

I was looking at this for a while, http://www.marathonwatch.com/products/item/shortwave-radio-alarm-clock-emergency-EFTR-short-wave/, but that CCrane one looks pretty good too.

They used to have...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,362
Posted By Wy'east
Well, good luck with what you bought. Hope it...

Well, good luck with what you bought. Hope it works out well for you. As a side note, put a jar/box, what have you on a shelf an just start tossing in an "extra" $10 or $20 here and there. You'd be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 313,608
Posted By Wy'east
Almost every weekend there's wrecks up there on...

Almost every weekend there's wrecks up there on those roads. Before I moved out of LA, I was out riding those same roads for over 10 years. You get to see some crazy stuff, but it's great riding out...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-02-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,571
Posted By Wy'east
Tooling around North America and most of Europe...

Tooling around North America and most of Europe without a specific plan I can understand, but try that across North Africa, Asia or the Mid-East and you my friend are going to be screwin' the pooch...
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