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Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
Awesome. Thanks for this everyone. I donated to...

Awesome. Thanks for this everyone. I donated to Horizons Unlimited last night. Advrider is on my to do list for this evening after I sort out my pay pal. I can't tell you how valuable this...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
Done and done. Unit is still in as I don't have...

Done and done. Unit is still in as I don't have the stones to take it out just yet but the cables have been redirected and breaks are almost if as powerful as before. No ABS and not linked. Oh...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
The results are not good. There is a small hole...

The results are not good. There is a small hole in one of the taller towers(?) under the tank on the pressure modulator. You can hear air and see brake fluid being pushed out when the system is...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
I have another nuisance to add which seems...

I have another nuisance to add which seems different to what I've read.

At first when I start the bike and shut down abs I have a few miles where the breaks seem to function normally. Then...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
Thanks PDF downloaded and headed to the shop with...

Thanks PDF downloaded and headed to the shop with the Russian speaking mechanic that has recently done an 800gs. I know they are completely different but at least he's capable! The two of us should...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
Yes I do have servo assisted brakes. We bled...

Yes I do have servo assisted brakes. We bled from the front caliper and added from the reservoir. I usually have a tech do this once a year but now I'm in a part of the world where this isn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By Brennan
Brake failure in Kyrgzystan

Hello everyone!!!!

I searched and found this thread. I thought I would ask you guys for advice first with my brake issues.

I'm riding around the world in sections. I recently left my 2004...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Brennan
It's in the title of your thread.

It's in the title of your thread.
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Brennan
I want maps!!!!

I need to buy some waterproof/resistant maps for Western China, Pakistan, India and Nepal. I'm in Europe now but I can get things sent from the States or the UK. Can anyone give me a brand name...
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Brennan
My bike is in Kyrgystan and I'm crossing into...

My bike is in Kyrgystan and I'm crossing into China on the 9th of September with a guided tour through NAVO tours. Tour ends in Pakistan. The more the merrier.
Forum: Americas 06-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By Brennan
You mean Central America. Passport,...

You mean Central America.

Passport, registration, title, drivers license. 10 photocopies of each. I did it in '06-'07. Unless something has changed thats all you'll need.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,875
Posted By Brennan
Helen two wheels has some cool stuff on her site...

Helen two wheels has some cool stuff on her site including straps with no metal bits.

Brennan
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Brennan
New Open Street Map Format

Hello, sorry for this as I'm sure it's been covered.

Can someone post a link to a thread on how to use the newly updated Open Street Map site? It was confusing before they updated it, now I'm...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-14-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,288,233
Posted By Brennan
Does anyone know how to shut off the red pin...

Does anyone know how to shut off the red pin drop? It really cheese me off when I'm trying to navigate and it automatically places a red pin everywhere. Obviously you're going to touch the screen...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Brennan
That was the answer, thanks dude! I forget the...

That was the answer, thanks dude! I forget the stock setting on the Montana that I had to change to "Automotive" but now I have routable OSM maps that worked in Bulgaria and Turkey.

Thanks for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,288,233
Posted By Brennan
Thanks dude, I'm an idiot, got it!

Thanks dude, I'm an idiot, got it!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By Brennan
OSM Navigation

I'm shit at this and headed into Istanbul tomorrow with a garmin Montana 600 I ordered on the fly in Bucharest. I've got some silky smooth maps loaded on the device but it won't use the maps to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,288,233
Posted By Brennan
maps

I'm in Romania with a brand new Montana 600 in my hot little hands connected to Garmin.com. According to them they won't have any european maps until May the 1st. No good for me and I need some...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 03-20-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Brennan
Pakistan

Riders,

Does anyone know if I can leave my bike in Pakistan for a few months while I go back to work? Will the carnet let me leave the bike for that long or will it be up to the visa i get at the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 125,869
Posted By Brennan
+1:d

+1:d
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-27-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By Brennan
Karakoram Pass

Hello!

The Karakorman Pass, has anyone on here done this? Maybe someone has read a ride report they can link me to? Did they have to enter china?

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-15-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,154
Posted By Brennan
Perfect dude! That is just what I needed. ...

Perfect dude! That is just what I needed. Believe it or not I've been to Salalah before and feel comfortable heading there. Ideally I'd like to be on the boat with my bike. I heard the dhows can...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-14-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,154
Posted By Brennan
Do you have any suggestions on where to find...

Do you have any suggestions on where to find ferry/boat information? Djibouti to Salalah would be ideal!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-14-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,154
Posted By Brennan
Hahahaha, always a great idea!!! I'm looking...

Hahahaha, always a great idea!!!

I'm looking into boat passage from Dubai to India. Saudi is not possible by bike right now. Iran seems intriguing as well but I need to be part of a group. I'll...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-13-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,154
Posted By Brennan
Yemen

Would any of you folks in Oman venture into Yemen?

I'm trying to get my GSA from Romania to India via the middle east. I wanted to ferry from Djibouti to Yemen. Sounds like I might find some...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Brennan
I found another app on the FAQ sheet that helps...

I found another app on the FAQ sheet that helps rename the maps once you download them but before you try to install them. Worked!!!

Thanks again. I now have GPS maps for Berlin for tomorrow!!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Brennan
Great thanks! I got Holland on there perfect but...

Great thanks! I got Holland on there perfect but I'm struggling with getting the German map on my computer.
Forum: Europe 10-07-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Brennan
Great, thank you!

Great, thank you!
Forum: Europe 10-06-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Brennan
Amsterdam

Can anyone recommend a biker friendly hostel in Amsterdam? Nothing on the HUBB.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By Brennan
276C Not Allowed to Download Maps

Garmin won't allow me to download City Navigator Europe from their website to my computer because I'm using a 276C. Don't ask me why, it's just the way it is. So unless I get lucky and find a DVD...
Forum: Europe 10-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Brennan
You are right on the money with your information....

You are right on the money with your information. I have slowly come to grips with the 1400 now I'm coming around to the 900 since I have seen the itemized bill. I met the shipper today and it...
Forum: EMEA 10-01-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,394
Posted By Brennan
I had a really nice guy at the Honda shop call...

I had a really nice guy at the Honda shop call customs for me. There is no way out of the 1400 refundable deposit. I'll go to the receiving agent tomorrow and try to negotiate their fees down. ...
Forum: EMEA 10-01-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,394
Posted By Brennan
I've just posted on the HUBB. I'm headed to the...

I've just posted on the HUBB. I'm headed to the BMW dealer here in Paris and maybe they can help or get me in touch with a club or someone that can help. Thanks for the feedback! Much appreciated!
Forum: EMEA 10-01-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,394
Posted By Brennan
Help with French Customs Agent CDG, Paris

Hello!!!

I've just shipped my 1150GSA over to Paris CDG from JFK in New York. I've found out today that I need to pay 900 to clear customs and put a deposit of 1400 down that I won't see back...
Forum: Europe 10-01-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Brennan
French plates is not an option because of time,...

French plates is not an option because of time, plus I would have to pay tax and I'm sure that would amount to more than 1400?

The 900 is for handling the bike from CDG to their office,...
Forum: Europe 10-01-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Brennan
Help with Customs in Paris CDG

Hello!!!

I've just shipped my 1150GSA over to Paris CDG from JFK in New York. I've found out today that I need to pay 900 Euro to clear customs and put a deposit of 1400 Euro down that I won't...
Forum: EMEA 09-30-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By Brennan
That is incredible. Thank you for all of the...

That is incredible. Thank you for all of the input and taking the time to write it all out. I've marked out everything on google maps so I can keep track of my overall points of interest for this...
Forum: EMEA 09-29-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By Brennan
France - Belgium - Holland - Germany - Czech Republique

Hello!!!

I've shipped my GS over here, because, well, I'm tired of having it rot in the US while I work on this side of the Atlantic. I work a rotation job 4 months on 2 months off. I plan on...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-29-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 80,767
Posted By Brennan
Thanks for the info everyone! Dog tags and Spot...

Thanks for the info everyone! Dog tags and Spot sound like the right combo to me...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By Brennan
New hinges are the perfect size and bomb proof. ...

New hinges are the perfect size and bomb proof. I think they'd rip out of the top box before they ever broke!
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