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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 02:48 PM
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Posted By gregdee
I got my screen from California Scientific. I am...

I got my screen from California Scientific. I am 5'8" and bought the shortest one they offer. At first I had it in the highest position but it was annoying to use off-road so I lowered it. I had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,160
Posted By gregdee
Very cool. Love that place and can't wait to get...

Very cool. Love that place and can't wait to get back out there soon. Were you out there this past Sunday, 4/13? I was driving back from Grand Junction heading through Cortez and the weather was,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 226,825
Posted By gregdee
Is that Timp Point Dave? I'm going to make it...

Is that Timp Point Dave? I'm going to make it there this year.

Not sure if this was intentional but did you place the Jesse box there to get the balance of 3 things? To me the box feels like it...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
What the heck man, your bike is all dirty. :D....

What the heck man, your bike is all dirty. :D. :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 04-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Yes, I saw that over on the tire thread. Looks an...

Yes, I saw that over on the tire thread. Looks an awful lot like the T63. Is the Anakee Wild tubeless? I put a T63 on my wife's Tiger 800XC a few thousand miles ago replacing a TKC80. The T63 has...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I didn't think the K60 Scouts were available in...

I didn't think the K60 Scouts were available in the correct size - yet. And yes, there is an 1190 STD Ultimate Tire Thread just not a whole lot of new info. Sounds like tires are coming but I was...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Tires

This is NM after all. Ya'll have seen Breaking Bad, right? There's some crazy F**** around here, especially out in the mountains where I live. Despite the positive outcome, this incident had me lying...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,936
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Posted By gregdee
Nice:thumbI've done something similar leaving the...

Nice:thumbI've done something similar leaving the parking lot at work once on my KLR. I've often eye the curb in front of me thinking this would be a much easier way to get out to the road than...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-04-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,936
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Posted By gregdee
Thank goodness I ride an 1190 Adventure

This evening after work I decided to take a spin down to the post office to pick up the mail. Mostly it was just an excuse to ride the bike since I hadn't had a chance all week. On the way home I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 804
Posted By gregdee
South of Pie Town

I have not done it but I ran into several riders a couple of summers ago crossing the Jemez Mountains between Cuba and Abiqiui who stated there was miles and miles of very deep silt sand on the...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 188,719
Posted By gregdee
Uh... I've ordered thousands of dollars of stuff...

Uh... I've ordered thousands of dollars of stuff from Revzilla and had every last piece of it left on my deck with no one home to meet Mr. Brown. Just today my new helmet showed up and I am pretty...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
melting stuff onto pipe

Anyone else repeatedly melting their pants leg or boot onto the exhaust pipe section that runs under the peg? Does anyone know of a place to get a heat shield to put on this spot? The stock one sits...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Bad Fuel Dongle

I recently installed the bad fuel dongle. The instructions are only in German and the pictures are crap. I couldn't figure out where the bracket was supposed to go. Per the instruction is looks like...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
There should be a menu that says "set favorites"...

There should be a menu that says "set favorites" or something like that. I don't recall exactly but maybe you just hit the set button while in favorites.

Anyway, cool thing about this menu is...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I had a similar experience but what I could not...

I had a similar experience but what I could not find was the load settings which I was looking for after I installed my boxes. Turns out they were never turned on by the dealer or perhaps the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
My apologies if I came off a little hot. That was...

My apologies if I came off a little hot. That was not my intent. Perhaps I had a few too many last night? I tried a few avenues to find the Uni filter Stateside with no luck yet. Thanks for the link.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By gregdee
When'd they put that sign up? Maybe it was there...

When'd they put that sign up? Maybe it was there last summer and I didn't notice it. The Jemez is not exactly Chama now is it but there is good camping up in them thar hills.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,936
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Posted By gregdee
Yes, that's why I posted it... and then the rest...

Yes, that's why I posted it... and then the rest of you glossed on over to find out you get new battery straps, mirror extenders, and a new map so you can go slow in traffic - if you live in Greece...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
cheap plastic parts

After having spent a month or so with this bike now I have a few gripes.

I hate the turn signal button. The action is so limited that it's hard to know if you pressed it or shifted it. It just...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I know this has been answered several times...

I know this has been answered several times already but I wanted to add that I am 5'8", have the ergo seat which is an inch taller and I am making it work just fine. Now the R model is a different...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By gregdee
Musta missed the showing. I think I was actually...

Musta missed the showing. I think I was actually on the first leg of the AZBDR riding through the Coronado Memorial that day. Here's a shot from the top of the first hill:...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
You are correct. My bad. Sometimes my fingers...

You are correct. My bad. Sometimes my fingers move faster than I think.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2014, 05:52 PM
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Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
The 2014's have only been around in the states...

The 2014's have only been around in the states for a short while so asking about longevity on this thread seems a bit premature. Perhaps the 2013 1190 thread would be more fruitful. But here's my 2.5...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-03-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I just checked and the bars only hit the screen...

I just checked and the bars only hit the screen when the screen is in the low position. When its in the high position the notches in the hand guards just fit under the notches in the screen. I'd put...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By gregdee
Day 2

A shot of our accommodation from the previous night in daylight this time.
http://gregandkerry.com/adv%20upload/AZ/d2_1.jpg

After having some good coffee and a bowl of oatmeal we got packed up...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-02-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I installed the Cal Sci screen about 10 days ago...

I installed the Cal Sci screen about 10 days ago and then went on a week long trip. I found that the hand guards hit my windscreen at full lock, or as far as they will go but I have raised my bars by...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By gregdee
Man, ya'll are too quick. I was hoping to at...

Man, ya'll are too quick. I was hoping to at least get a few days into this before people started wondering how the heck we were going to do 14,000 miles in 7 days. Guess I should have left out the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By gregdee
To Patagonia and back in a week

It is now late February which brings a week from her schoolwork for Kerry and time for another motorcycle adventure. Always thought it would be awesome to ride to Patagonia so that's where we're...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By gregdee
Lots of good stuff here. I think I'll just print...

Lots of good stuff here. I think I'll just print it and bring it along.... Two more nights and I'm sleeping in the tent. Can't wait.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Indeed. We have a couple friend that we ride with...

Indeed. We have a couple friend that we ride with and they've been harping on us for years to give Gerbing some of our money. Finally broke down and did it. Pretty spendy to get a jacket, gloves, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,936
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Posted By gregdee
RR is a coming.

Yessir, but I need to do the trip before I can post it. See my sig for other examples. It usually takes me a week or two (or more) to get it all up. Always wanted to ride to Patagonia: turns out...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Heated grips came in. Just in case you don't go...

Heated grips came in. Just in case you don't go read the grips install thread there is a screw hole on the left side to mount the grips but it is tough to see as it's at about 7 O'clock. The stock...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
I posted a pic of the width a few pages back. 38"...

I posted a pic of the width a few pages back. 38" outside-to-outside of the boxes. Not sure what the bars measure.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Yeah, I seen ya on that other thread Dubl-A. My...

Yeah, I seen ya on that other thread Dubl-A. My TIger's gone but the wife's is sitting right there next to mine. Sweet bike too, though the wife keeps sitting on the 1190 making vroom vroom noises.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
That's a lot of light. Nicely done. How about...

That's a lot of light. Nicely done. How about some beam pattern shots when you get a chance. Plan on riding at night often? Personally I try not to ride at night. My eyes aren't what they used to be....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Yes those K60's are stiff. My wife got a screw in...

Yes those K60's are stiff. My wife got a screw in her rear :evil on a ride last fall. I was quite intimidated to get that flat fixed in the field but It wasn't too bad. I think because she had ridden...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
No but there is an off-road ABS setting and an...

No but there is an off-road ABS setting and an off-road power mode. Rode about 40 miles of dirt yesterday and with the stock tires down to 26F/30R psi I had no issues. But this was on decently smooth...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-16-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
How did the knobbie install go? After hearing the...

How did the knobbie install go? After hearing the issue with the rim strip that the fella from Black Dog Cycle Works had I am a bit intimidated to try it myself. Might just give the shop $20 a tire...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
Yes. Apparently this is part of the dealer prep...

Yes. Apparently this is part of the dealer prep that is supposed to happen. My bike was delivered in a hurry so it is understandable that it was over looked. Took it in this morning and was out the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 203,916
Posted By gregdee
EDS Issue - resolved

The EDS was never turned on. Now I have all sorts of new settings to play with. All's good - going riding.:norton
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