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Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Noxious Go for Moto City offer in Avondale....

Noxious
Go for Moto City offer in Avondale. Geoff got me an S in Jan. on a CA trade.
He is a great dealer and does what he promises. He follows through as promised.
Allen.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 33,872
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Martin I am 10 cm (4") taller than you and have...

Martin
I am 10 cm (4") taller than you and have the std shield. Laminar Lip.com is a USA
company on line. They don't have one yet, but I took my 950 one, lip, and made it fit.
I am...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Finally. Still say they could be made for...

Finally. Still say they could be made for motorhomes!! And only 29k. Gotta
love 'em.
Allen
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Rob A couple ideas. Pick you own overnight town...

Rob
A couple ideas. Pick you own overnight town depending on time. Both are a bit lower
In elev. But still high so monitor wx. Good roads and some nice dirt on the first one.

Out of Phoenix (I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Could be an issue. Our averages are 45 - 49 hi,...

Could be an issue. Our averages are 45 - 49 hi, lows in teens. Snow that time
averages 18"-22"for the month. But, we haven't had snow for 35 days and hi
ave is mid 50sF.So a very warm January....
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,811
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Since I never learned to photo load... forget...

Since I never learned to photo load... forget that happening!! Similer to the Cagiva site. I mounted 2.5" alu to mold around the upright. Bolted to brake line bolt and 2 rivots in up right and two...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Lucky Explorer
No idea on battery life as helmets purchased at...

No idea on battery life as helmets purchased at Overland Expo this past
Spring. 2 hours each to chg and lasts more than a days ride...8+ hours.
Never have I used a better communication system. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I am same size and have always worn Arab xd's and...

I am same size and have always worn Arab xd's and on a gsa and Laminar
Lip. We bought C3.pros and headed to Alaska this summer. For the first time
We rarely used ear plugs...so quiet. And we have...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,909
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Okay understand I live at 7000' elev and I hate...

Okay understand I live at 7000' elev and I hate anything above 80 F. But we all experience hot wx and I mean in excess of 100F. I have worn Travelers, TransOpens, and GTXs. Never ever have a...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Toy4, I would get your helment system checked....

Toy4,
I would get your helment system checked. We rode up the Cassier and back the Alaska Hwy in June, and with brand new C3Pro's with SRC systems. Picked up FM for 20-30 miles at times. We found...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,369
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Westmark And Youngs Motels Have Restaurants, Not...

Westmark And Youngs Motels Have Restaurants, Not Sure of Hours.
Allen
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,844
Posted By Lucky Explorer
At least 5 USNF campgrounds spaced out along the...

At least 5 USNF campgrounds spaced out along the route, and never too busy.
Allen.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,438
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Sorry/ extra

Sorry/ extra
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,438
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Dpac 300 at 87 to Woods cyn is about 1 hr with...

Dpac
300 at 87 to Woods cyn is about 1 hr with a couple brief stops ( some great view points on the rim). And the section before Heber to Show Low is on NF land and about 1:30+
Both sections are...
Forum: Racing 04-27-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,435
Posted By Lucky Explorer
You know guys and gals, just have FUN! Enjoy...

You know guys and gals, just have FUN! Enjoy yourselves.
Allen.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,844
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Just did 666 for the 32nd time this past weekend....

Just did 666 for the 32nd time this past weekend. Still snow on the shoulders in a few places. Limited dust which was a surprise. And a little cool for the tar snakes to act up! Beautiful weather. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,640
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Have owned a single rail for 20 years, and only...

Have owned a single rail for 20 years, and only problem was the spare fell off a couple years ago! And owner of company went out of his way to solve it and get me the proper (old style) spare. great...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,213
Posted By Lucky Explorer
The answer is yes. I have both in mixed...

The answer is yes. I have both in mixed grey/black and switch back and forth. The previous post about breathability is true. Pro Gore is amazing. So give thought.
Allen
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Interesting change of discussion...fuel mileage....

Interesting change of discussion...fuel mileage. I checked every tank fill, since May '10. This past year (since 15K service) dropped 5-8 MPG average and up to 10 or 12. Mentioned it to my dealer at...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,496
Posted By Lucky Explorer
heat

I have worn a Badlands for more than a year. I live in dry AZ, but cold country. I hate heat. I want a jacket
to work its venting. It does and at least to 90F. I haven't seen above that. But have...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,412
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I don't see this as a bad thing. I have their...

I don't see this as a bad thing. I have their gear and visited their facilities a couple years ago. A total 'family' experience, with everyone working together for a very common goal. They all seemed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lucky Explorer
There are a couple sandy streches, but much is...

There are a couple sandy streches, but much is two track jeep roads. It is fabulous country. My wife and I have ridden it twice, 2up on a Dakar Elefant, similer to the 990, maybe taller. That was...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,323
Posted By Lucky Explorer
There is a ton of air that filters through the...

There is a ton of air that filters through the Pro Gore membrane, more than anyother Gore I've tried. Almost feels like a BMW Savanna without the liner. Let alone the 8 zipper openings. I and a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I use San Luis crossing, about 25mi S of Yuma, if...

I use San Luis crossing, about 25mi S of Yuma, if coming or going from San Felipe area,and always easy. Tho I have understood it to be passports or passport cards(same ordering process) are needed...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Yes the givi screen I have with Aztec's spacers.

Yes the givi screen I have with Aztec's spacers.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
2bull. I have the GIVI multi shield, not sure...

2bull.
I have the GIVI multi shield, not sure of the 'new' one. It is mounted on Aztec spacers and have used it for about 6 mos, after trying just about all the aftermarket versions out there. It...
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,795
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Get over it and fill out the form! what a waist...

Get over it and fill out the form! what a waist of time.The Goal is to get gear designed for women. I think that is very positive, dwell on that rather than the negative. Please.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,975
Posted By Lucky Explorer
This event just gets better every year. Great...

This event just gets better every year. Great seminars, speakers, Hyde events, vendors (need more moto).
And all The GS Adv's ever made!!! Wonderful turnout, and job well done, Overland!!

Allen.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I have both and rarely can find a difference from...

I have both and rarely can find a difference from a safety or fit point of view. However the GoreTex Pro seems to be the major difference. It BREATHES. I honestly thought the Traverse would be...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,496
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Ah, interesting as I have read all of your posts...

Ah, interesting as I have read all of your posts on the collar and had assumed they were the same.
I have never had a problem with mine and wondered why I didn't. I'll compare them at Overland Expo...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,496
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I have both and feel the Badlands pants fit...

I have both and feel the Badlands pants fit slightly tighter in the waist, and feel trimmer in the hip/rear areas
but not enough to worry about. Jackets are the same. Now I am a guy, so take it for...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
SM, Weight: A friend has a commercial scale,...

SM,
Weight: A friend has a commercial scale, and we weighed a GSA, with 3 stock bags, TT tankbag and crashbar bags... all empty, and a full gas tank. are you ready? ....680 pounds!!
The MTS with 3...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Yep, the liners are a great combo, even staying...

Yep, the liners are a great combo, even staying zipped if not needed in the larger lids. and to Z, get the linner bag for the topcase if you can, as you never know when a design change will occur and...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
My bike is early 10, so dlr post installed...

My bike is early 10, so dlr post installed clamps. I do have top box all ordered with bike order. I have a tendency to not put much in topboxes.
Allen
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Z, I have the large lids and while 2up could...

Z,
I have the large lids and while 2up could not do without them. The stds are just too small. They are huge and give it that bus-wide look, but Italia was never function over form! They are solid...
Forum: Vendors 03-26-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,360
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I Have a Badlands with Pro GoreTex, which I...

I Have a Badlands with Pro GoreTex, which I assume is a generation 3 or more? What is the differences from past Gore and how is it better?
I heard it is more waterproof (like really guaranteed) and...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,496
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I kind of like the extra size and I did go one...

I kind of like the extra size and I did go one size larger. I like the longer sleeves as they are designed curved, and reaching for the bars seem perfect. I have room for an electric jacket (w&s) and...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I would guess you would end up selling the...

I would guess you would end up selling the Superbike! The MTS is a superbike, touring bike and minor dirt road equestrian. When I mentioned 666/191 it is a Dragon like road. 525 switchbacks in 100...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,147,451
Posted By Lucky Explorer
Psyco, I have 12000 miles on mine. We have...

Psyco,
I have 12000 miles on mine. We have ridden Elefants for years, ST4, GSA 1150 and 1200's, KTM 950 S, PD and an RT 1150. We also have ridden to every corner of the world. I think the MTS is the...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 192,496
Posted By Lucky Explorer
I have the Badlands and a myriad of others,...

I have the Badlands and a myriad of others, Dariens, Savanna II's, Rally1, Kathmandu's, a Traverse, and was actually impressed with the breathability of it. I haven't used the 8 vents as it is cold...
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