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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spineasy
Yeah, I hear ya on going ultralight. I also have...

Yeah, I hear ya on going ultralight. I also have a Canon G12 which is great. Just looking for a means to pack the bigger kit.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-19-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,032
Posted By Spineasy
packing camera gear

Curious as to how all of you may be packing camera gear like a tripod, digital SLR and an extra lense or 2 on your 800GS. I am looking to use the GS to go to some more remote places with the camera...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,839
Posted By Spineasy
best compact tripod?

Looking for the best compact tripod to load on the bike or a backpack. Ideally folds down to 18" or less. It needs to hold a Canon 5D MarkII so figure 15 lbs with a long lense on it. Any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By Spineasy
kendon trailers

Looking at the standup trailers from Kendon and was wondering if anyone has experience with them?

http://www.kendonusa.com/trailer_single.html

Just wondering how the 21 inch front wheel would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
Thanks!!!

Thanks!!!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
Maps of B roads

Are there any maps out there of the B-roads in IA?
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 209,066
Posted By Spineasy
Just got my nineT a few weeks ago. Looks nice...

Just got my nineT a few weeks ago. Looks nice next to the 800GS. Willmpost some pics from rides soon.

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-04-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Spineasy
I took the MSF course in 2010 with Ron Bandy in...

I took the MSF course in 2010 with Ron Bandy in North Liberty. Would recommend him as an instructor.

http://www.ronbandy.com/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
weekend ride

Looking to do a weekend ride once it warms up a bit. Leaving on friday from Iowa City and coming back sunday. Planning on camping both nights and looking for recommendations for sites to see, great...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Spineasy
Iowa to NY via Canada

My family is having a reunion in July in Syracuse, NY and I thought this would be a good to trip to take the bike and go via Canada. Starting in Iowa City, IA and thinking of heading north through...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Spineasy
Have a mount on top of my XD3 and another mount...

Have a mount on top of my XD3 and another mount on the left pannier facing forward. May put another mount on the right pannier facing to 90 degrees to the right to get landscape shots.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Spineasy
side mounted or on top?

side mounted or on top?
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Spineasy
GoPro mounts. Lets see it.

Just bought the GoPro Hero3 and wondering where all of you have mounted them and what works the best.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,853
Posted By Spineasy
I have to agree with Ben on the Canon G12. Great...

I have to agree with Ben on the Canon G12. Great little camera and with a compact SLIK tripod I can get great low light pics. I love my 5DMKII but thats alot of gear to carry on longer trips.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,912
Posted By Spineasy
Nope. The regular aluminun Zega Pro panniers...

Nope. The regular aluminun Zega Pro panniers from TT.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,912
Posted By Spineasy
Here's a pic of mine with the aluminum TT...

Here's a pic of mine with the aluminum TT panniers http://spineasy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/i-fxkw3Xd/0/M/CA03091214092193-M.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,274
Posted By Spineasy
No issues using 2 fingers with mine and they are...

No issues using 2 fingers with mine and they are the OEM levers
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Spineasy
Will definitely be bringing those along! :rofl ...

Will definitely be bringing those along! :rofl

I guess I am looking for a streamlined kit to cover the basics. Obviously, tools to fix a flat, spare tube, patch kit, etc. Juat not certain what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By Spineasy
travel tool kits

I am prepping for a 10 day trip from IA out to Yellowstone and the Tetons and back and am wondering about the "ideal" travel tool kit to have with me. I have 2012 800GS and am wondering what all of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-12-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,503
Views: 1,380,595
Posted By Spineasy
Thank you for the quick response. I am trying to...

Thank you for the quick response. I am trying to figure out if it will be possible to swap between multiple bikes just using the battery option, or do I just wire both bikes.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-12-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11,503
Views: 1,380,595
Posted By Spineasy
battery life

Does anyone have any experience with the battery life on the Montana? Is it really as advertised to be 22hrs for the AA and 16 for the lithium-ion?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,225
Posted By Spineasy
I am definitely in as well! DVD and/or YouTube...

I am definitely in as well! DVD and/or YouTube sounds great.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,912
Posted By Spineasy
Here is mine. Only have a couple hundred miles...

Here is mine. Only have a couple hundred miles on it, but that will change soon. C'mon spring!

http://spineasy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/i-TxzzjjQ/0/S/IMG0908-S.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
I would definitely be up for meeting people in...

I would definitely be up for meeting people in the area for some rides. I am planning my first long ride this fall out to Yellowstone and the Tetons and want to do a couple of weekend trips prior to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
I did get it from Gina's. That is a really nice...

I did get it from Gina's. That is a really nice shop and she was great with answering all of my questions. Nothing set in stone here for exploring but looking to do it soon. Any recommendations...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
pic

http://spineasy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/F800GS/i-TxzzjjQ/0/M/IMG0908-M.jpg

Here is my new F800GS. Looking forward to exploring IA this year and taking it out on a trip to the Tetons and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-29-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,115
Views: 378,812
Posted By Spineasy
Just joined the group and recently bought a 2012...

Just joined the group and recently bought a 2012 F800GS and living in Coralville.
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