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Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Hate to necropost, but thought I would bring this...

Hate to necropost, but thought I would bring this back to the top with a report.

I got a "Sport" Russell Day long made for me this time two years ago. Seat was awesome. Put 7,000 miles on it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 17,689
Posted By Froggystyle
Rode that this weekend. Is that as tough as it...

Rode that this weekend. Is that as tough as it gets out there?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 17,689
Posted By Froggystyle
Count me in for at least Sunday for the John...

Count me in for at least Sunday for the John Bull/Gold Canyon Ride. Gonna try to ride an A trail to Arrowhead on Saturday if I can find it. Apparently, it was the most challenging trail on the BBDS...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 17,689
Posted By Froggystyle
You got the tracks for that?

You got the tracks for that?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 17,689
Posted By Froggystyle
Didn't know about this ride... Just rode BB...

Didn't know about this ride... Just rode BB yesterday and I agree... the conditions are just epic right now. A little chill in the air, some great dirt... epic.

Gonna be tough getting up there...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,823
Posted By Froggystyle
Great advice right there... didn't think of that...

Great advice right there... didn't think of that one.
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,918
Posted By Froggystyle
Well... imagine taking the collar off the jacket,...

Well... imagine taking the collar off the jacket, and then buttoning/velcroing it in place inside the Leatt once it is on.

Seems to be the perfect shape, warmth etc... and you have the added...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,918
Posted By Froggystyle
Some guys with the Acerbis Desertika have taken...

Some guys with the Acerbis Desertika have taken the collar off, and then put it back on inside the Leatt and say that it is warm and comfortable, and that it fits great.

Any of you guys tried...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,709
Posted By Froggystyle
I'm gonna go out on a limb here and nominate...

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and nominate StrawBobRob for the best first 21 posts in the history of internet message boards.

Great RR! Loosely planning a trip from Ushuaia to Deadhorse two...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,213
Posted By Froggystyle
Didn't have time to read the whole thing after...

Didn't have time to read the whole thing after page two, but ditch the jeans and the shorts, and go get some Columbia travel pants that zip into shorts. They are awesome. They don't easily get...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,725
Posted By Froggystyle
Just got one! Thanks a million for the referral...

Just got one! Thanks a million for the referral and great posting.

I went to REI to buy one yesterday, and they wouldn't give me my 20% off coupon discount on it, so I got mildly miffed and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-12-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,538
Posted By Froggystyle
Good stuff guys! I just did some of the same...

Good stuff guys! I just did some of the same stuff suggested here to eliminate my drama. I didn't want to carry around the topo disk everywhere I roam, so I downloaded a program called "Power ISO",...
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 29,319
Posted By Froggystyle
Just saw these and submitted an order... What a...

Just saw these and submitted an order... What a great idea!

Even better since I kind of screwed myself a little when installing the panniers in an effort to get them flat across the top of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 165,700
Posted By Froggystyle
My roomate had a 440 Husquavarna back in 1994 or...

My roomate had a 440 Husquavarna back in 1994 or so, and the local dealer sold KTM's also. After seeing how close the KTM's were to being hare-scramble ready from the factory, I started paying them...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-27-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By Froggystyle
My suggestion was going to be essentially your...

My suggestion was going to be essentially your last one... Find an appropriate rechargeable battery from, for example, an RC car with soldered terminals and make yourself a large battery pack to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 165,700
Posted By Froggystyle
I was going to buy a KTM. I went and sat on a...

I was going to buy a KTM. I went and sat on a big Adventure, smiled at the wife, and started mentally writing the big $12K check or whatever it was.

Then my buddy, the guy I was planning the...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,282
Posted By Froggystyle
I am in for a flag! Great idea GB. Can send you...

I am in for a flag! Great idea GB. Can send you the $ early if it helps pay for the products...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
They couldn't help. The only response was that...

They couldn't help. The only response was that "they had seen this before" and couldn't get it to work with the Nav III type GPS's.

This little goodie worked like a charm. I am definitely...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
It doesn't show the tracks in there is the...

It doesn't show the tracks in there is the problem. There doesn't seem to be any way to select an uploaded track... only routes.

It did kill the topo for some reason... like it only uploaded...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
You are pretty much my hero... That worked like a...

You are pretty much my hero... That worked like a charm! Unfortunately, it won't do the same for my Lowrance, which is a hell of a little GPS too, but tough to get stuff into from Garmin without GPS...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
The only thing on my GPS that even says "Track"...

The only thing on my GPS that even says "Track" is the "Track Log" function. I can follow a track that I have laid, but can't get this thing to read a track that I load into it.

Is this "the" CA...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
The more I read on here (spent 2 hrs looking for...

The more I read on here (spent 2 hrs looking for the answer prior to posting...) The more I think this is an isolated problem of my own doing. Seems like this system is the ducks nuts according to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By Froggystyle
Converting Tracks to Routes in Mapsource?

I keep doing these Dual Sport rides with my GS, which came with a Navigator III GPS system. When they download the data, all I get is waypoints, when most of the data is kept in a "Track" format...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Froggystyle
Thanks Jim! Is the factory GS seat adjustable? ...

Thanks Jim! Is the factory GS seat adjustable?

Also, I have seen many Adventures in 07 with a two-tone seat arrangement, and both of mine are all black. Any idea why? Was it some kind of option...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Froggystyle
R1200GSA Seat identification question...

I bought my '07 GSA used, and the previous owner had done some heavy farkleing. I fully lucked out in most ways, but his serious farkeling penchant has left me scratching my head about a couple of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,618
Posted By Froggystyle
I had only once successfully seated a bead on an...

I had only once successfully seated a bead on an off-road UTV using cargo straps etc... Then, I blew two beads in a rollover, and someone showed up with the much vaunted, rarely seen "Mexican...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Froggystyle
Got a 2007 Cruiser this time around. Been down...

Got a 2007 Cruiser this time around. Been down the 1972 with a small block FJ40 before though. And a big block powered 1967 Scout for wheeling...

Got the stickers coming... just wondering if...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Froggystyle
I kind of meant ADV Rider specific... Like a...

I kind of meant ADV Rider specific... Like a "Ride the World" license plate frame or something...

Should have been more clear. The FJ is well "Farkled" from an off-road ready standpoint with...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Froggystyle
Cage Accessories!!!! Who has 'em?

Since I don't get to spend every mile on the road on my GSA, I am looking to "farkle" the FJ a bit and was wondering who has any accessories for the cages in our life, like license frames and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Froggystyle
San Diego BMW Desert Ride (C'mon GS Guys!!!! :D)

Posted it in upcoming, but nobody reads that stuff... ;)

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428495

Cool desert DS ride in February. Anyone planning on going?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Froggystyle
Thumb San Diego Peeps: Anza Borrego Desert Dash... who's going?

Just got word from my guys at San Diego BMW MC that there is going to be a pretty cool dual-sport ride in February 21-22 in Anza Borrego. 170 miles the first day, 140 the second :eek1

Gonna do it...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 25,121
Posted By Froggystyle
Been said, but nothing beats a Jetboil for doing...

Been said, but nothing beats a Jetboil for doing just that... boiling.

I have had all manner of fluid stoves, and settled on the Whisperlite International with a good pan set for spreading heat....
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Thank you for the great input. As I mentioned, I...

Thank you for the great input. As I mentioned, I am lucky enough to have two seats, so I will likely send them the least comfortable of the two and retain the stock GSA seat if off roading turns out...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Winner... best report yet! Their site just...

Winner... best report yet!

Their site just came back up and I dropped in an e-mail just now. I plan on sending them all the pics I can muster, wearing something snug enough to show the problem...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,492
Posted By Froggystyle
Far more worried about the level of protection it...

Far more worried about the level of protection it will provide. I too am a mountain biker (Yeti guy...) and have "padded" gear that would get its ass kicked by a bad get off on a street bike.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
I am hoping that the RDL may be able to taper...

I am hoping that the RDL may be able to taper back a bit...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Thanks for the advice... tilting it strangely...

Thanks for the advice... tilting it strangely made it worse. It seemed to heighten the discomfort.

It feels like I am sliding down the seat all the time, with my ass folding upwards... and I am...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Shit... thought I posted this in the Equipment,...

Shit... thought I posted this in the Equipment, not the FM...

Any way to get a mod to move it for me?

Thanks guys... don't know how it got here...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Froggystyle
Question Do Russells work Off-Road?

I have to get a new seat...

The stock ADV seat on my 07 GSA just seems to "tilt" my pelvis forward, crushing my skittles and putting a lot of strain on my back. I had a similar problem with a...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,492
Posted By Froggystyle
Been looking at a set by 661 as well, and a...

Been looking at a set by 661 as well, and a couple by some other companies. The ones for mountain biking seem to be the deal...
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