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Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By skysailor
Wear your Depends inside out over your jeans....

Wear your Depends inside out over your jeans. Water gets soaked up, you toss when the rain stops. Simple fix. Suit still leaks, but you don't even know it. No, I haven tried it. Bet it'd work though....
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By skysailor
I've got the large Moto Fizz. Now that I put the...

I've got the large Moto Fizz. Now that I put the AltRider luggage rack on the bike the bag is great. As a seat bag, it drove me bonkers. Now, I really like it. It's my only luggage (for now. LOL) and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,936
Posted By skysailor
Must have missed it IDK, are you actually at a...

Must have missed it IDK, are you actually at a dealership? Might be time for a trad-in. That's the route I'd take. Hope this works out for you.
We need pics of the traveling nurse. LOL
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By skysailor
White is a beautiful colour......for an...

White is a beautiful colour......for an APPLIANCE!
Go grey.
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,936
Posted By skysailor
One of the deciding factors that convinced me to...

One of the deciding factors that convinced me to pick up a left over new F650 over the F700, was the fact the 650 requires regular fuel.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 08-10-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By skysailor
Any parking lot. Just have to find a home for the...

Any parking lot. Just have to find a home for the old oil.
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,756
Posted By skysailor
I have a one piece Roadcrafter. It's UGLY. Yellow...

I have a one piece Roadcrafter. It's UGLY. Yellow and black. I can't SEE it so UGLY is not an issue for ME. Just those riding with me. LOL
On the bike, I love it. I tend to ride more miles faster,...
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
Yes pne, how dare you hijack HER thread. How...

Yes pne, how dare you hijack HER thread.
How are the new walking shoes working for you there "special agent"?
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By skysailor
KLIM Overland vs. Latitude

Wondering if the Latitude is worth an extra $200 over the Overland? Both fit well. Anybody she'd some light on their preferences and reasoning? Leaning towards the Overland mainly because I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By skysailor
APES man. 20", at least! Lyle

APES man. 20", at least!
Lyle
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By skysailor
Looked at one at the MOA rally. Really nice. Too...

Looked at one at the MOA rally. Really nice. Too large for me. I'm a minimalist when it comes to tents, but they are tempting.
Weight? Not an issue. The bike won't know it's there.
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
Who's being the jackass now? Nobody told her to...

Who's being the jackass now? Nobody told her to do anything....people suggested she get a lighter bike. Not my problem if you're reading challenged.
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
If this thread had been some guy asking the same...

If this thread had been some guy asking the same question, it'd run 10 posts of "Dude, buy a lighter bike, or ride with friends...." and that would be the end of it. Common sense would prevail. But,...
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
There is nothing there. You can't even buy a...

There is nothing there. You can't even buy a coffee. A real waste. Nice ride up and back though.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 349,551
Posted By skysailor
Falstaff Jacket

Great condition. Large. Brown. Asking $275 CDN. Plus shipping. Can deliver to YWG area. Can email photos.
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By skysailor
Maybe I'll hunt somebody down with a GS911, and...

Maybe I'll hunt somebody down with a GS911, and give it a close look over. As I understand it, it needs a PC based device to read it?
Lyle.
Forum: Canada 08-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Scampered up to Minaki last night, just to blow...

Scampered up to Minaki last night, just to blow the cobwebs out.
Lyle
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
Buy comfortable shoes. I see a lot of walking in...

Buy comfortable shoes. I see a lot of walking in her future. Tired of wearing kid gloves. I'm outa here.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By skysailor
I see it as a money grab by BMW. I see no reason...

I see it as a money grab by BMW. I see no reason to have a dealer change the oil on a bike that takes even a mentally challenged, ham fisted clutz like me, thirty minutes and two cold beers in my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-09-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By skysailor
Giving the Klim Overland a close look. As for an...

Giving the Klim Overland a close look. As for an "all season" jacket, I don't think such a beast exists. There's always a compromise. My Falstaff is nice in the cool drizzle, my really old Joe Rocket...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
The OP would do well to watch this. Hell, I'll...

The OP would do well to watch this. Hell, I'll use that technique next time I dump it. Of course, I do have an open mind. Fend for yourself, or stay home.
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 18,572
Posted By skysailor
Wow. 12 pages of people (some who really know...

Wow. 12 pages of people (some who really know what they're talking about) trying to help, and this is your rebuttal? Seriously? I'm a guy. I'm well past 60. I actually am mature enough to have come...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Looks like a Klim ad. Lyle

Looks like a Klim ad.
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By skysailor
Mosko Moto Bags

Had a look at these bags at the MOA rally in MSP. Not a fan of hard bags, and these seem to have everything I'd ever want in panniers. Ordered a pair with a large duffle. Had a long chat with Peter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By skysailor
F650GS maintenance schedule

Where would I find this? My chainsaw owner's manual tells me more than this Bavarian comic book that came with my wee GS. Specifically, how often is a valve adjustment "required", or am I at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,700
Posted By skysailor
Saw a whole bunch of F800GS in MSP at the MOA...

Saw a whole bunch of F800GS in MSP at the MOA rally last week. The blue in person is about as nice as it gets! If my legs were longer, I'd own one.
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By skysailor
So it's just a factory set indicator that gets...

So it's just a factory set indicator that gets reset when a dealer services the bike? Rather than an indication that something actually needs to be serviced? About the 911, I'm waiting for it to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By skysailor
SERVICE reset

How do I reset the "service" indicator on the dial (F650GS)? I do my own servicing (unless something breaks) so I don't nip into a dealer for a reset.
Lyle
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,966
Posted By skysailor
Thanks for the ride guys. Enjoyed the trip. ...

Thanks for the ride guys. Enjoyed the trip.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Has to be a pretty limited market? Lyle

Has to be a pretty limited market?
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-30-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10,187
Views: 641,563
Posted By skysailor
Any happenings in ThunderBay this weekend? Might...

Any happenings in ThunderBay this weekend? Might need an excuse to cruise on by.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Mitch, thanks for looking us up on our Winnipeg...

Mitch, thanks for looking us up on our Winnipeg thread. I'll be stopping by in Billings for sure. Bash plate and crash bars for sure!
Cheers mate
Lyle
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,970
Posted By skysailor
Just visited Moskomoto at the MOA rally in MSP....

Just visited Moskomoto at the MOA rally in MSP. I've been researching bags for quite a while. I ordered the 35 litre and large duffel from these guys. The best I've seen.
To the previous...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,187
Views: 641,563
Posted By skysailor
Hey, where's Old Fart at Play? You out there,...

Hey, where's Old Fart at Play? You out there, buddy?
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-27-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
MOA Rally. Just got back from the MOA shing...

MOA Rally.

Just got back from the MOA shing ding in MSP. My cell packed it in, and the Nikon stayed home, so no pics, but sufice to say, there were herds of BMW folk and their trusty steeds. ...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Packing the bike tonight for the MOA rally in...

Packing the bike tonight for the MOA rally in MSP. Hope I don't get my sorry ass arrested for carting Cuban cigars again. May buy things. May not. Anybody else headed that way? If I had any clue as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,966
Posted By skysailor
Have a safe trip folks. Tuned in. Enjoy Lyle

Have a safe trip folks. Tuned in. Enjoy
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By skysailor
Headed down from Kenora. Should be in MSP...

Headed down from Kenora. Should be in MSP Thursday evening. Never been before. Don't think my butt is iron though. That's about 680 kilometres, and that will probably just about kill me! LOL
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14,907
Views: 790,726
Posted By skysailor
Had a ride planned today, but my scuba gear is in...

Had a ride planned today, but my scuba gear is in the shop.
Lyle
Forum: Canada 07-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10,187
Views: 641,563
Posted By skysailor
Sorry to all the Burger owners, but I really...

Sorry to all the Burger owners, but I really prefer a "real" scooter like this one or a Vespa! Roman Holiday, and all. Can't picture Audrey Hepburn on a Bergman!
Lyle
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