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Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By jknight611
Motobatt

Me too. Seems to work fine. My OAT is rarely below 40 ish
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Ranier tank bag

I have a Wolfman Ranier that is fugitive from my KLR, it did buff the paint on the KLR so on my Stelvio I tried the 3M Paint Shield. I removed the tank and masked a 6 in stripe down the center of...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Lights

I bought these lights from Amazon, they will burn paint! 30 bucks a piece. I tried to make a link but of you do a search on Amazon they will show up.


LAMPHUS CRUIZER 4" 18W CREE LED Off Road...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Pivot pegz

Yep, me too! Put them on rode a very few miles and realized they are too high. I tried their recommendation about swapping left and right pivot brackets but that didn't help much. Comfy except...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
clamps

Right or wrong, on this type of vacuum lines I just use good quality Ty Raps, no problems at all, easy, light, quick etc
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11,842
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Posted By jknight611
TB sync

Richly, I made a 3 dollar manometer with 15 feet of 3/16 PVC clear tubing, a yardstick, 1 oz of ATF and several Ty-raps. I also used my big shop fan to keep the temps under control, but it...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Bumpers

Steve, save a handful for me too, I'll get them at the first annual Big Stella Grand event!

I have put a dollop of w/x glue under the remainders and they are hanging on!
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
My bet is cupping. My Goldwing will ruin a set...

My bet is cupping. My Goldwing will ruin a set of tires in 8,000 miles due to cupping. Lot of weight and I suppose the belts in the tire have to have enough flex to be compliant and smooth ride,...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Wicked The ultimate pack animal

Steve, timely you posted pics of your bike, we were discussing the ultimate pack animal.
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11,842
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Posted By jknight611
Anti Gravity Battery

My 13 Stelvio had the dreaded leaky battery, the dealer offered to replace it with a new Yasua battery. Thinking I have a new Yasua that leaks didn't make sense to do that again. Bought Todd's...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Overland Expo

Steven, I trust you will have the gritty details on the next podcast?
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11,842
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Posted By jknight611
Lil bumpers

Thanks RBANDKLB, ordered! May all of our problems be so easy!
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Pannier rack rubber thingies

Well just did a 1500 mile weekend, wish I had some dramatic event to report, but the Stelvio was rock solid in 750 miles of rain. But..... Those damn little pannier rack rubber mushroom bumpers are...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Hammock

When I don't have trees, anything that is 15 feet or so apart will work. And if I don't have trees it was a navigational error on my part! Most people think you sleep curved, but in a Hennessy you...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Hennessy Good!

Hennessy Hammocks are great! Super easy to pack, easy to hang, very comfortable! I have been adding a air mattress in mine in cool weather to give it more insulation. With the air mattress and...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Laminar Lip

Well, on my '13 it was giving me a headache with the buffeting. Just like my head in a paint shaker! I had a old Laminar Lip from another failed experiment so I just stuck it to the stock windshield...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Mosko bags

Looks like well designed stuff. I'll likely try the top duffle. Looks like they are enjoying the testing process! Maybe too much!! They understand what works and are putting a lot of time/money...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 173,525
Posted By jknight611
Yep, Stelvio

I came from the Stelvio page, put me in line for the top duffle with all the trimmings. I built a top box from welded aluminum and now realize a tank bag and tail pack (duffle) is better.

Jay
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Thumb Fluffy Butt

I have the rectangle sheep skin from Areostich. It was expensive but so far it has lasted through 2 bikes, over 100,000 miles and still comfortable. It fell off once and I backtracked 50 miles...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 161,851
Posted By jknight611
On my Moto Guzzi Stelvio the driving lights are...

On my Moto Guzzi Stelvio the driving lights are notoriously crummy. I bought a set of LED lights on Amazon for less than $100. I put a spot on left side and a flood on the right side. The spot...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By jknight611
UClear, my helmet has Multitec and has limited...

UClear, my helmet has Multitec and has limited space in the facial area. The uClear has no pesky mic boom mic in the way when the helmet is open. The boomless design really works better than I...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-15-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 51,568
Posted By jknight611
When traveling on my bike I try to avoid the...

When traveling on my bike I try to avoid the interstates like the plague but here in the treed south there is generally a fence line that borders the interstate. There is a service area (wide...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Fuse Box Folly

Found it!! The fuse box was (and still is) mounted on the aft side of the vertical bracket that once held the evaporative canister. Had to dislodge the instrument panel to reach it. A fellow with...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Attn Stelvio Braintrust

Anybody know where is fuse for the aux power port is? I was demoing my spiffy compressor and blew the fuse. I have looked at the fuses under the seat and the fuses under the right triangle panel. ...
Forum: Beasts 01-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Never met the Honorable James Adams, but I do...

Never met the Honorable James Adams, but I do admire his sense of balance, have you EVER seen anybody get motorcycle so perfectly balanced on the handle bars? As a kid I did that while I was getting...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Trailer??

I have been doing more motocamping, has anybody added a pigtail for trailer lights to a Stelvio? I currently have a small monowheel trailer (< 200 lbs loaded) I built several years ago that I pull...
Forum: Beasts 12-28-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Thumb Thanks Canuck!!

Doing my R&D (research and duplicate) Great idea! I bought 2 of the 4" 27 wt square lights on Amazon, one spot for the left, one flood for the right (Bambi light) and they are too big, too low and...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Question Whippin out da calendar

You east coaster guys up for a road trip? Bruce, Pete, David? I am starting to arrange some vacation......

Jay
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Fuel gauge calibration

Pete when you had all the innerds removed from your fuel tank did you see a reasonable way to adjust the calibration of the fuel gauge? Mine goes into the "countdown" mode with 2 gallons left. Not...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Laugh Maybe...

Maybe I am in the minority (getting used to it!) but getting temporarily misplaced is one of the joys of motorcycle touring. Traveled most of the country, enjoyed every mile, but I gotta say no GPS...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Swampscooters?

We live in the kinda local area (200 miles) and we will be there on our orange Guzzitech Stelvio. Really looking forward to putting faces to names.

Jay
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Swampscooters?

Anybody going to Swampscooters next weekend? Love to meet some of you guys maybe have a Abita. we will arrive midday Friday. We will be on out Stelvio on it's wheels and may bring the Sport...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Thumb Guzzitech

Guys, several threads back you were talking about Todd's fueling package. My 13 has just undergone the PCV/AT, Zard exhaust, airbox and his mystical reflash. The milage hasn't changed (or by enough...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Steve??

Will you reference to your podcast you guys did last week? Made totally perfect sense to me. I have tried "regular" and no Al when possible, bike runs just fine! When on "premium" there isn't...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,340
Posted By jknight611
Well....

I have a Ural, tires only slightly round, totally way out of balance, they seem to work in it... Russian tars are tuff, stiff sidewalls ultra low performance, but 3 oz of beads in the front durn...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By jknight611
Wicked Thanks

Thanks Guys, I will try to find a Scala locally, we are getting ready for you annual long trip, (2 weeks) and as usual I haven't got everything ready! As fancy as a GL1800 Honda is, to be connected...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,174
Posted By jknight611
Motoport Marathon

3 years, maybe 75,000 miles on my Marathon jackets and the pants. Only problen is the fabric is super abrasive. After a 3-4 day road trip my finger nail cuticles are shreded! Hard on paint too! ...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By jknight611
An APP for that? (intercom)

My wife rides a bunch on the back, and the factory wired intercom (GL1800) is a PIA. Has anybody found a iPhone app that will allow us to connect via Bluetooth to communicate. We both have noise...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Tank Bag

I have the Wolfman Ranier on my Stelvio, I sprayed the contact area with the 3M Paint Defender to prevent the bag from "hazing" the paint like it did to my KLR. Cool Stuff. Looked like a sheetrock...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11,842
Views: 1,602,061
Posted By jknight611
Wrong setup...

I ordered the wrong wire, he "blue" wire harness is the incorrect one. Drat, that is why it got there so quick. Amazon Prime is how I spend a lot of spare time when I am on trips. The movies are a...
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