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Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,810
Posted By MotoJim
Are all Puigs this way?

I just mounted a new Puig on my 2015 R12GSAW.

Very tight fit in the mounting bracket like the holes in the screen were drilled too far apart slightly. I applied slight pressure and it fit in.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By MotoJim
I had a weird harmonic vibration on my 2002...

I had a weird harmonic vibration on my 2002 R1150GSA. About 1,500 miles later the final drive went tits up. First noticed it in Idaho. Made it to within 2.5 miles of my home near Kansas City. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By MotoJim
Paying for them. That's a trick! Empty...

Paying for them. That's a trick!

Empty Pocket Jim
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,416
Posted By MotoJim
What Year?

It makes a difference. The single plug version could surge some. I have a 2002 and put a Techlusion box on it to fix the surging. There are newer and better solutions now. BeenmerBoneYard.com is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,930
Posted By MotoJim
The best book I have found on the Ne Perce Trail...

The best book I have found on the Ne Perce Trail is here:

http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/following-nez-perce-trail

Following the Nez Perce Trail by Cheryl Wilfong
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 23,930
Posted By MotoJim
Agency Creek Rd.

On the Garmin 24K Topo map Agency Creek Rd is listed as 'Lewis and Clark Hwy' and follows Agency Creek all the way to Lemhi Pass. I rode up it on a loaded R1150GSA but I dared not stop in the steep...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By MotoJim
I had a 2001 R1150GS that developed a similar...

I had a 2001 R1150GS that developed a similar behavior in the summer of that year. It started happening climbing inclines in Colorado. When I returned from the trip my BMW dealer replaced the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,500
Posted By MotoJim
TouratechUSA called today to say they received a...

TouratechUSA called today to say they received a big shipment from the Touratech mothership and my side mount toolbox would be shipped today.

So, if you've been waiting to order, now would be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By MotoJim
My dealer likes to replace them every two years. ...

My dealer likes to replace them every two years. Seems excessive but it's not a job I want to do in a motel parking lot or on the side of the road. I always carry a spare belt so I don't have to...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,316
Posted By MotoJim
New Klim Gear

There's a item on Atomic Moto - the 2015 Latitude Pant. It doesn't excite me but maybe it's better in person.

http://www.atomic-moto.com/Klim-Latitude-Pant-2015_p_2322.html

On the positive...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,555
Posted By MotoJim
AD1s

The AD1s don't have hip pads but they do have knee pads. So they are partially armored. I think the pads in the Klim are better than what's in the AD1s but the AD1s stay in place better.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,149
Posted By MotoJim
Soft Metal

The side stands on the 1100/1150 were made of softer metal so they would fail (bend) because they are attached to the engine case. Don't want to break that aluminum case.

I did break my side...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,141
Posted By MotoJim
Hey RL, I haven't seen you since the Fall...

Hey RL,

I haven't seen you since the Fall Color Tour days.

Sorry to hear about your K16 demise. I had a deer take out my K12GT which was not a slow bike. I'm not replacing it. I am going to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 590,489
Posted By MotoJim
A certain percentage of any population is just...

A certain percentage of any population is just fugged-up. Statistically you are now on the better side because you got that out of the way. At least that's what I tell myself when it happens to me....
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 590,489
Posted By MotoJim
Hey Paul, How's the riding gear holding up...

Hey Paul,

How's the riding gear holding up so far?

Is that Klim Latitude the 840 or Misano version?

Pants look like the previous model Mojave, so do you have waterproof overpants for heavy...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 152,999
Posted By MotoJim
The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware)...

The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware) situation.

Before I was educated by Dirty's input on this thread I considered myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject of threadlockers. Then I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,829
Posted By MotoJim
Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's...

Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's largest hand dug well

http://www.bigwell.org/

There's a whole lot of nothing in Kansas :lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 152,999
Posted By MotoJim
Loctite 2400

Dirty,

I recently installed the Kriega Overlander 60 luggage system. It came with a bottle of Loctite 2400. It is a very dark blue (indigo). I am assuming it is a British version because I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 2,813,217
Posted By MotoJim
I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. ...

I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. One has only one tube going down to where the passenger pegs mount. Make sure it's the version that has two tubes going down there. The two tube...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 2,813,217
Posted By MotoJim
Roaming Rally, Eastern Ontario May,2011

A great reminder why I love Utah!
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 34,131
Posted By MotoJim
I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But...

I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But when a pair of boots cost $550 like the Sidi Adventure Gortex do, it's hard for shops to afford multiple sets so people can try them on.

Sadly,...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,921
Posted By MotoJim
Klim Adventure Glove

I just got these. I think they run a little small. I like them so far.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/klim-adventure-glove
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 252,236
Posted By MotoJim
Overlander 60 Install

Installed my Overlander 60 setup this weekend. It takes some patience. The importance of a good threadlocker cannot be stressed too much. The Loctite brand only has a two year shelf life from date...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 201,814
Posted By MotoJim
Files Received

I received the files for the BRT.

Thanks David!
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 2,232,548
Posted By MotoJim
Forma vs Sidi

Noah, excellent adventure! I just finished from start to current.

I am wondering how those Forma Adventures are holding up compared to the Sidi Adventures?

Do you think the Gortex version of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By MotoJim
I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I...

I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I am aware of.

That's why they created dealers. It's a warranty issue so have them fix it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 2,813,217
Posted By MotoJim
I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on...

I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on it. A couple of years ago he was at a stop light in Ozark, MO when some guy in a van rear-ended him.

Amazingly it didn't damage the tank but he...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 2,813,217
Posted By MotoJim
Parallel Universes

Damn Mark, good to see you taking on the 690. I just bought a 2014 also but I'm more lazy than you. I just bought the Touratech luggage mounts and rack. I went with their luggage rack to resist...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,790
Posted By MotoJim
Found a copy to download from the net. ...

Found a copy to download from the net. Downloading the map right now.

Thanks Emoto!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,790
Posted By MotoJim
Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately...

Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately the Garmin engineers are better at removing good software than installing it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,790
Posted By MotoJim
Express Has Problems

I tried to update my Montana with City Navigator North America NT 2013.40 with Express. It did not work. It thinks it did. It now tells me my device is up to date but I have an older map set on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12,002
Views: 1,550,344
Posted By MotoJim
[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing...

[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing the convert to track. I see convert track to route. Where's my damn glasses...

You select the track and right-click to display options....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12,002
Views: 1,550,344
Posted By MotoJim
Convert Routes to Tracks

BaseCamp does a good job of converting routes to tracks and tracks to routes. It's also free.

Good Luck!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12,002
Views: 1,550,344
Posted By MotoJim
You can navigate a track without converting it to...

You can navigate a track without converting it to a route on the Montana. It's not like the Zumo.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 111,247
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 12-17-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,632
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,275
Sticky: TetS
Views: 122,500
Posted By MotoJim
Doc Received

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,327
Posted By MotoJim
What you are really asking is "Is there any way...

What you are really asking is "Is there any way to load down track logs to your GPS without a computer?"

The problem is you need a device with enough smarts to negotiate the usb transfer logic in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-12-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By MotoJim
Batteries?

Maybe your batteries are weak on power. If you have another set of batteries try them. Couldn't hurt.

Good luck.

JimR
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 71,543
Posted By MotoJim
FD entry, there should be plenty of these on here

http://treknow.smugmug.com/Adventure-Touring/Glacier-2007/IMG0304/188103105_yoHYd-L.jpg

This happened at the end of a 4,600 mile trip. It could have happened on Beartooth pass. Instead, it blew...
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