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Forum: Equipment 12-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Hikertrash
Another Iron Butt member here and I also prefer...

Another Iron Butt member here and I also prefer LD Comfort pants and shirt under my gear. I wore them for a 12 day ride up to the Arctic Circle and back last June. Comfortable for 15+ hour days back...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Hikertrash
I took a set up to the Arctic Circle and back....

I took a set up to the Arctic Circle and back. The front cupped worse than any TKO I've ever had, but they gave me decent traction on the Dalton when we were riding in 8" deep baby shit mud. I got...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Hikertrash
There's quite a few options out there right now....

There's quite a few options out there right now. If you don't want to spend the money on gloves with cell phone touch fingers, there's liquid that you can brush onto the fingertips and little finger...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Hikertrash
As I said earlier, Revzilla will. Head over to...

As I said earlier, Revzilla will. Head over to their vendor thread and ask Hi viz Brian what size you would be. If they're wrong on sizing, they'll pay for shipping back to them.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,548
Posted By Hikertrash
I had this setup for my Arctic Circle trip last...

I had this setup for my Arctic Circle trip last June. I loved it. It was like sleeping in my own bed at home. However, it's geared mainly for car campers because it does not pack down small. If...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Hikertrash
Not all pads are the same. BMW is well known for...

Not all pads are the same. BMW is well known for pads that cover more of the body. If you're looking for D30 pads, Klim sells smaller replacements that should fit.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By Hikertrash
This has been my experience as well. I have owned...

This has been my experience as well. I have owned 6 Latitude jackets and I think 5 Badlands jackets and every one of them fit different. Best bet is to try on 3 different jackets in the same size and...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Hikertrash
Ask in the revzilla vendor thread. They'll get...

Ask in the revzilla vendor thread. They'll get you set up in the right size and pay for return shipping if it doesn't fit.
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 175,304
Posted By Hikertrash
Backcountry Panniers on 1200GSA

Anyone have pics of the Backcountry panniers on a 1200GSA? I'm thinking of swapping out my Zegas for them.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,862
Posted By Hikertrash
I love Sticky Holsters. I have one for every gun...

I love Sticky Holsters. I have one for every gun I carry.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,550
Posted By Hikertrash
I carry every day for work and also off duty. On...

I carry every day for work and also off duty. On my recent trip up to the Arctic Circle, I obviously left my handgun at home. In Canada, i never felt a need for a handgun. Never met an unfriendly...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,862
Posted By Hikertrash
You could get a paddle holster. Many don't...

You could get a paddle holster. Many don't require a belt.
Forum: Vendors 12-01-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By Hikertrash
Ordered Friday, delivered Monday and used it to...

Ordered Friday, delivered Monday and used it to top off my tires. Great pump and plenty room in the neoprene pouch for the Dyna Plug and plugs Purchased last year. The hose attachment is so much...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,176
Posted By Hikertrash
Badlands Surgery

I decided to do a little modification to my Badlands jacket. I've always had a love/hate relationship with the Badlands jacket. Mostly because the fit is not consistent between jackets and I was...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Hikertrash
I found the arms are short for the size. I wear a...

I found the arms are short for the size. I wear a 54 in all bmw jackets , but wear a 56 in the R3 because the arms are shorter.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,371
Posted By Hikertrash
Actually its not. You just push it out the end...

Actually its not. You just push it out the end of the bar and it rolls right in the groove. It sticks up enough that it can be rolled off if needed. It's easier and faster than the kaoko lock which...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Hikertrash
I've found just folding the collar down unless in...

I've found just folding the collar down unless in serious downpours made wearing the Latitude very comfortable. Adding a small loop piece of velcro to the right side collar hook velcro is very...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hikertrash
The Mounainsmith Morrison 2 is sold at ebags for...

The Mounainsmith Morrison 2 is sold at ebags for $135 and they offer 20% off right now, plus ebates is giving 20% cash back on ebags purchases.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,085
Posted By Hikertrash
This is what i traded in my Nemo Losi 3 for. The...

This is what i traded in my Nemo Losi 3 for. The Losi was a nice tent, but built for ultralite use and you have to treat them as such. The Galaxi tents are probably more durable, but i havemt seen...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,862
Posted By Hikertrash
S & W J frame in motorcycle pants pocket. When...

S & W J frame in motorcycle pants pocket. When commuting to/from work, I carry my G17 AIWB.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hikertrash
My Neotec is the noisiest helmet I've ever owned....

My Neotec is the noisiest helmet I've ever owned. It also vents better than any other so I compromise. I also have to wear earplugs if riding longer than an hour or my ears are ringing.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hikertrash
The 2014 Latitude has 2 chest pockets that are...

The 2014 Latitude has 2 chest pockets that are mesh lined which serve as vents. Older versions had solid pockets. Klim's sales rep mentions this in a YouTube review and I have owned 3 of them (2014...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,092
Posted By Hikertrash
The BP does have better outer material than the...

The BP does have better outer material than the Latitude, but please don't think the chest pads and kidney belt are a replacement for separate ones. The kidney belt is more of just a belt to hold the...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,908
Posted By Hikertrash
Awesome idea! I'm gonna steal your grip tape and...

Awesome idea! I'm gonna steal your grip tape and shutter button idea.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By Hikertrash
+1 Probably cheaper, too after the discount.

+1

Probably cheaper, too after the discount.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By Hikertrash
Sounds a bit odd coming on at 130mi. My 2011 GSA...

Sounds a bit odd coming on at 130mi. My 2011 GSA got about 300 miles per tank until I took it up to the Arctic Circle last summer and then it's been getting 320 miles per tank. It could be engine...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,786
Posted By Hikertrash
I didn't care for the jacket liner. It's waist...

I didn't care for the jacket liner. It's waist length, but my Marathon was 3/4 length so there's a gap between my pants and jacket liner. It did keep me warm, but I chose to use a Rev'it rain jacket...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 245,846
Posted By Hikertrash
Thank you, sir! I appreciate all the legwork. I...

Thank you, sir! I appreciate all the legwork. I guess I'll take a look at the other options.
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,515
Views: 245,846
Posted By Hikertrash
Hi Brian, Do you know if the Barkbusters...

Hi Brian,

Do you know if the Barkbusters Blizzard handguards will fit overy the 2011 1200GSA factory handguards?

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/barkbusters-blizzard-universal-handguards
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Hikertrash
Firstgear Adventure mesh jacket. A couple of us...

Firstgear Adventure mesh jacket. A couple of us did a review of it if you search. It's all mesh and 3/4 length.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,798
Posted By Hikertrash
That's what I carry and we actually used it a...

That's what I carry and we actually used it a couple times on our Arctic Circle trip last summer. I wouldn't want to wait around for it to dry.
Forum: Americas 10-21-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,322
Posted By Hikertrash
Algodones is an easy crossing, too. Would've...

Algodones is an easy crossing, too. Would've taken less than 10 minutes had I not forgotten cash and had to walk back over to usa to use a working atm.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Hikertrash
If you call them, they'll ship small items usps...

If you call them, they'll ship small items usps to save you the $$. If ordered online, it's automated to only use ups shipping. I've done that in the past when shipping was going to be more than the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,975
Posted By Hikertrash
Actually France has some better gun laws than...

Actually France has some better gun laws than usa. Much easier to own class 3 weapons over there than here.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,176
Posted By Hikertrash
Did you try ordering a different color? Black was...

Did you try ordering a different color? Black was always back ordered for me, but I called and asked if grey was in stock and it always was so that's what I ordered.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hikertrash
They were and I just went to biker-land.de to...

They were and I just went to biker-land.de to post the link to it, but they no longer carry the Companero jacket, just the trousers. I emailed Stadler last month and they said they'd also sell the...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hikertrash
I'm really liking the Dainese jacket with the...

I'm really liking the Dainese jacket with the fold down vents, but it is expensive for a goretex liner jacket. I'd look at the Stadler companero jacket. Touratech sells it for $1500USD, but you can...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By Hikertrash
They're still cheaper than the usa. Revit Sand 2...

They're still cheaper than the usa. Revit Sand 2 jacket is $330 shipped to usa vs. $485 from a usa vendor.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,441
Views: 239,176
Posted By Hikertrash
The new Badlands have bigger arms now. They've...

The new Badlands have bigger arms now. They've finally fixed that complains so many of us have had.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Hikertrash
I have them and love 'em. They're not the same as...

I have them and love 'em. They're not the same as the Helds other than they both have two hand pockets. They do have some thinsulate in them although it's not noticeable. I've been wearing mine...
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