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Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,280
Posted By drofwaves
From my experience in It's F$&@ing Raining...

From my experience in It's F$&@ing Raining Hard!!! (Kodiak Is, Olympic Penisula, etc.) environments it's not an optimal configuration having your sleeping bag and tent in the same Dry Bag......
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,758
Posted By drofwaves
Don't know about the RT but owned a K16GT and now...

Don't know about the RT but owned a K16GT and now back on a GSAW. True story, after the K16GT the GS feels light and flickable....the K16 was at home on big sweepers at triple digit speeds...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,089
Posted By drofwaves
Mundos

I installed a set of Mundos on my 15 GSA. Very happy. There are differences from the Pros outside of the lack of plastic and availability of anodized finish however. The lid corners are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 935
Posted By drofwaves
More legroom

I have had success with an Airhawk, but then again I'm not a freak..

Obvious pros and cons given its portability...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 273,761
Posted By drofwaves
Do these bikes have the servo assist brakes??

Do these bikes have the servo assist brakes??
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,139
Posted By drofwaves
Just ordered an Aero Route 66 from Carrie. ...

Just ordered an Aero Route 66 from Carrie. Awesome customer service. Amazing customer service.

I own Langlitz and Vanson leathers. And I like both sets, but that Aero leather is nice.

Don't...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,561
Posted By drofwaves
I own a Vanson jacket and pants. The pants are...

I own a Vanson jacket and pants. The pants are not made in the USA and the Cobra jacket is. There is definitely a difference in quality. It appears to me Vanson made a decision to lower costs and...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By drofwaves
You can't do better than a Canon S100 for a tank...

You can't do better than a Canon S100 for a tank bag camera. Highly recommended.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 364,203
Posted By drofwaves
Never operated -300s? Really...

Never operated -300s? Really...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 364,203
Posted By drofwaves
I think that is a -500 landing with a -300...

I think that is a -500 landing with a -300 holding short.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By drofwaves
Left Hook

Clearly a left hook. Mostly likely a Montana bar fight.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drofwaves
A.T. T-W, Thanks for the photo. All...

A.T. T-W,

Thanks for the photo.

All is well. :clap

SS
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drofwaves
No luck with the shock mount. The sub frame...

No luck with the shock mount. The sub frame mounting is not an issue as the bolt makes 5 or 6 good turns then comes to a stop when it has about three turns to go. The are thread particles on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drofwaves
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drofwaves
Its the top stud, the biggest one, on the footpeg...

Its the top stud, the biggest one, on the footpeg support. I was thinking the stud might thread into a crossmember but have come to the conclusion the aluminum threads are damaged and a simple...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By drofwaves
R1150GS Question

I have installed a TT Adjustable shifter and cannot get the upper stud of the three in step 1C to thread all the way in. It feels like it is threading properly then comes to a stop. Does this stud...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 364,203
Posted By drofwaves
Whose F16??

Where was that photo taken? Whose F16? Its an ADF. Some old ANG bird, in Europe?
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By drofwaves
Center Stand

I am not sure if your center stand will work.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 157,534
Posted By drofwaves
I'm 6' 2.5" with a 34" inseam and have a D3. My...

I'm 6' 2.5" with a 34" inseam and have a D3. My saddle is a custom tall so I probably sit an inch taller than in the OEM Nutcracker. The fairing works well for me. It doesn't turn the bike into my...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,301
Posted By drofwaves
No

No
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By drofwaves
Oakland bike

I saw that bike on CL. Good for you. That was a deal.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,682
Posted By drofwaves
Rick, What is it about the BMW that makes it...

Rick,

What is it about the BMW that makes it a better pavement bike?

Thanks,

Scott
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,052
Views: 2,782,963
Posted By drofwaves
More photos of TT Zegas and Desierto

Here's some more photos of the bags and fairing shown in opposite extremes of its range of adjustment.

http://drofwaves.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/DSC0003/805467411_ZAZsT-L.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,052
Views: 2,782,963
Posted By drofwaves
Very Nice.

Very Nice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,052
Views: 2,782,963
Posted By drofwaves
And another

http://drofwaves.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/DSC0007/804774844_G8zVG-L.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,052
Views: 2,782,963
Posted By drofwaves
Need some tires

Here's my bike. She's gained some serious weight since I bought her in Jan. I have a couple of highway trips coming up then I'll swap out the Battlewings.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By drofwaves
My Garage

You can keep it in my garage. I live on Bainbridge Island and commute to SEA TAC most days. I have an F800GS and would love to trade test rides.

PM sent,

SS
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,436
Posted By drofwaves
AS Bars and Plate

My experience with Adventure Spec as follows:

Order received in WA State 6 days after placement. Unfortunately incomplete as an item was missing and the hardware for the bars was not included.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,813
Posted By drofwaves
Holan

I have the balanced racks on order as well. I paid Holan USA on the 18th but is says my order is "processing". There was no notice regarding a back order status. Are they normally good about prompt...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By drofwaves
You can ride the ferry to Bainbridge and back in...

You can ride the ferry to Bainbridge and back in an hour and a half.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 62,883
Posted By drofwaves
Beowulf

I just paid 155lbs for a black stubby plus 50lbs for the carbon cap plus 40 for US shipping. I think you're better off contacting them directly vs using the web site check out.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,615
Posted By drofwaves
I have yet to find ANY female, regardless of...

I have yet to find ANY female, regardless of type, to find my high vis Darien attractive. Its probably the contents however.....
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,615
Posted By drofwaves
Falstaff vs. Darien

I've tried on both. The Falstaff neck was huge. It was my impression it would take on water with rain in your face. The wax material is cool, looks much better, but lacks the functionality and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By drofwaves
Where are you planning on staying? We've stayed...

Where are you planning on staying? We've stayed in most of the hotels in Seattle and the Hotel 1000 and Pan Pacific are 2 of our favorites. The Hotel 1000 would probably be preferred for Amtrak...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By drofwaves
Seatac

The scooter spots on the hotel van/taxi level are for registered employees. You are required to go to the Port of Seattle with your registration and work ID to register your plate.

Who knows how...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 157,534
Posted By drofwaves
Or, how about using a neoprene washer in lieu of...

Or, how about using a neoprene washer in lieu of the metallic washer supplied.

If you don't like that idea, glue some 400 grit to both sides of the supplied washer.

I'm going to try the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 157,534
Posted By drofwaves
I rode with the fairing today, no rain. I am...

I rode with the fairing today, no rain. I am 6'3", with a 35" inseam. My seat is a custom Rich a bit taller than OEM. I have ridden the bike with the OEM screen and a Ztechnik Tall.

The OEM...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,813
Posted By drofwaves
Beowulf and Holan Balanced??

Anybody fit the Holan balanced rack over a Beowulf can??
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 157,534
Posted By drofwaves
Desierto 3 Install

Installed a Desierto 3 today. Very easy install. Fit and finish of very high quality. Only had time for 10 miles, so far very good. I'll put some miles on the bike this weekend and report back.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,123
Posted By drofwaves
Yes, interested.

Yes, interested.
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