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Forum: Equipment 06-14-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,859
Posted By JimStrom
Got mine too

My biolite arrived Monday and I am really pleased, very easy to light, from fire up to boiling water Was under 5 minutes. I have not charged my phone yet but will try that next.
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,383
Posted By JimStrom
Book ordered too

Planning a trip next summer, glad to find some winter study material.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By JimStrom
Standing room

I searched the world over and tried several before I found the perfect setup, golite six tarp tent with a polite nest four. Perfect in everyday except they no longer make either..
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimStrom
still looking for a nest

golite no longer sells the nest 4 in the US, if anyone has one for sell, I am interested.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By JimStrom
I will try that, but if it is the battery, i...

I will try that, but if it is the battery, i would expect to see something on the display.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By JimStrom
Dead GS

Ok, not a good start to the holiday weekend, went out to start my 07 GS this morning and it is completely dead, nothing, no lights, nothing. Last time I was out, the headlights flashed a couple of...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,739
Posted By JimStrom
need a tool

I want to purchase one of your slick tools, please let me know what the process is. thanks
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By JimStrom
DIY tents?

I have searched the world over for the perfect tent with out luck. So I am thinking of making my own, has anyone gone down this road before?

If so, please share your lessons learned, what did you...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By JimStrom
headlight

You guys are good, that was it, good as new. Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By JimStrom
headlight failure

OK, my 2007gs, has been very reliable, completely trouble free until now. Low beem headlight is out. After struggleing for 30 minutes to replace the bulb, i find out that is not the problem. Any...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By JimStrom
I tried several on my 07 GS, before settling on...

I tried several on my 07 GS, before settling on wolfman bag, very good quality and affordable
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,272
Posted By JimStrom
N43 info

Anyone using the US version yet?
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By JimStrom
alpine star

I purchased two pair of Alpine Star Scouts (wife and me), both pair leaked from day one, and practically fell about in one season. Several friends had the same experience.

One guy I know had a...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,224
Posted By JimStrom
good idea

good idea, I may try that
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 316,113
Posted By JimStrom
mesh pyramid tent

Can you make a mesh pyramid tent? Much like a Golite Shangri-la 4 nest inner tent. Golite stopped making thier version.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,224
Posted By JimStrom
Question tent making

I wouldn't consider it either, but no one makes a three or four person mesh tent to go under my Golite Shangri-la 6 tarp.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,224
Posted By JimStrom
tent making!

Anyone made a tent? I bought a golite shangri-la 6, with plans to buy a 4 nest. This set up would allow for plenty of vestible room, problem is, golite no longer makes the 4 nest, so I am considering...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimStrom
perfect

skierd, thanks for the link, the set up displayed is just what I had in mind. I was thinking of the nest 2, but after seeing the 4 I have changed my mind.

I am looking forward to riding/camping...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimStrom
golite

I just ordered the shagri-la 6 A-frame, not easy, since they have apparently stopped making them. If I like it, I plan to order the 2 person nest. I am hoping to have a set up that allow me to stand...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimStrom
golite

i am thinking of a shangri-la 6 with the 2 person nest, that set up would allow plenty of room for gear, or just chilling on a rainy day..
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By JimStrom
golite tents

Anyone using golite Shangri-la 6? Very light and tall, I am getting tired of crawing out of my "little tent".
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 107,792
Posted By JimStrom
golite

anyone tried a Shangri-la 6, with a 2 person nest? Seems like that set up would provide lots of room for gear, chairs or what ever?
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,577
Posted By JimStrom
flip?

So you are suggesting we all buy trampolines instead of full face helmets?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By JimStrom
How to sell a garmin

Can anyone give advise on hurdles incountered selling a GPS, specifically map keys, and garmin support?

thanks
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-08-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By JimStrom
hill ride

Dead on, new and warm. thanks
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-08-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By JimStrom
hill ride

You are correct regarding great riding in our part of the country, but remember our trip is planned for early March, not a good time to ride in WV or Ohio..

Your review of Hill country fences is...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-07-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By JimStrom
Texas riding advice

Good point, we are dual sporters, and do like to get a little dirty, how far west do we need to go to find some fun dirt?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-06-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By JimStrom
Texas riding advice

If I were you and you were me and we were each other? Then one of us would be talking to himself. All that aside, thank you very much for the advice.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By JimStrom
Ohio Riders in Hill Country

I group of us (from Ohio) are planning to spend a week in the Hill Country in Mid March. Looking for advice regarding must ride roads and good places to stay.:1drink We appreciate the info, and will...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By JimStrom
bags

I appreciate the advice, and it may come to that, but I may first try a little spray on truck bed liner. Need and off season project anyway.

:norton
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By JimStrom
replacement part

Reynolds wrap (heavy duty) we be better, my wife has assured be she intends to continue dropping her bike, so $165.00 seems like a waste. I like the bed liner suggestion, just have to do some...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By JimStrom
Pop rivet

Pop riveting would be an option, but we only noticed the missing cover when we arrived at home. I happened to retrace part of our route on the way to work the next day. I found the cover, it looked...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By JimStrom
creative 650GS pannier repairs

So my wife dropped her 650GS a couple of times, no real damage except to the soft aluminum side panels on the BMW panniers. No big deal, except one came off on the ride home. I could buy new panels...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 164,681
Posted By JimStrom
Nuvi 500

Anyone using a Nuvi 500, or 550? If so how do you like it?
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,771
Posted By JimStrom
electic blanket

I don't normally spend time in campgrounds with electrical hookups, to many RV's, but I would guess that cold weather thins the herd.

So, if you have access to electric, why not a nice electric...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,165
Posted By JimStrom
got my muffs

I took your advice and ordered the cabelas version, after some minor alterations they fit my GS very well. I try them out starting tomorrow, a week ride in the moutains.
Thanks
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,165
Posted By JimStrom
handlebar muffs

Anyone know of a source for handle bar muffs then hippo hands? Winter is a coming! :clap
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,039
Views: 66,737
Posted By JimStrom
looks like a good option

I have done a lot of riding PA highlands, all good!
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By JimStrom
Repairing 650GS BWM Panniers

Anyone have any suggestions regarding repair to, or replacement of the cheap aluminum sides panels of 650GS Panniers? My Lovely wife had a minor mishap and did some serious cosmetic damage to hers.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By JimStrom
our attempt failed!

Has anyone ridden County Rd 21 south from 39 to 92? We made and effort this weekend, and had to turn back with our tails between our legs. Made the first two water crossing and past some very nasty...
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