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Forum: Equipment 08-20-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By GMB
Dudes... Are you sure the OP is not talking...

Dudes... Are you sure the OP is not talking about one of these (http://www.logitechsqueezebox.com/products/squeezebox-classic.html) babies? Very cool music server; we have a couple at home.
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,031
Posted By GMB
Are you thinking of Kappa? I have a 52L that's...

Are you thinking of Kappa? I have a 52L that's been fine, although next Spring I'll probably replace it with a Micatech.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GMB
Hi, Brent - I have a Kenwood 3100 hardwired...

Hi, Brent -

I have a Kenwood 3100 hardwired into my topcase (it fits into a small Pelican case screwed onto the lid, with an external antenna that pokes out of the top of the lid). The most...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,348
Posted By GMB
Thumb +1 for the Pac Designs bags. The owner/designer...

+1 for the Pac Designs bags. The owner/designer has relocated from BC to Manitoulin Island here in Ontario. Last year I sent her a pic of my R2P jacket and she matched the flap to the jacket, and I...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,295
Posted By GMB
Hi, Duane - I have an Aerostich and an R2P....

Hi, Duane -

I have an Aerostich and an R2P. While the R2P is a really nice piece of kit and terrific for adventure-touring, I'm keeping the Aerostich for commuting to/from work - it goes on over...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,599
Posted By GMB
I picked up a C2 from my dealer in London, Wolf...

I picked up a C2 from my dealer in London, Wolf BMW, earlier this year, so I presume than can order a new shield for your C1.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,016
Posted By GMB
The Gen IV and newer ipods no longer have the top...

The Gen IV and newer ipods no longer have the top remotes. I have an Airclick for my older 3G ipod and it's always worked fine, and has allowed charging. After reading the posts here (curse you,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,057
Posted By GMB
I saw the topcase (yours, Rick?) at the MOA...

I saw the topcase (yours, Rick?) at the MOA National on Saturday and will likely be going with a small plate/large topcase combination, even though I've been generally pleased with my Kappa/Givi 52l...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By GMB
+1 on the Tom Bihn Brain Cell

I have one of these for my MacBook, and it's a very nicely made product. Was shipped to Canada in a few days, too. Fits inside a messenger bag, or in top/side cases easily.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By GMB
Excellent, thanks. They're not available up here...

Excellent, thanks. They're not available up here in the frozen north, so I've made arrangements to pick one up from Top Gear/AutocomUSA at the BMWMOA rally next month. Regards.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By GMB
Thanks, Norsman - do you have to bend it, or is...

Thanks, Norsman - do you have to bend it, or is it straight? How've you got it mounted? Zip ties?
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By GMB
Anyone tried an external "Blade" antenna for their Kenwood radio?

Hi, folks -

Does anyone have any experience with the "blade" antenna for Kenwood radios sold by Autocom? I have an external antenna for my topcase that works well, but don't always ride with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,899
Posted By GMB
Power to TK3101

Hey, Matt - These guys (http://www.wildtalk.com/index.html) can make you a dummy battery pack adapter for your TK3101 that plugs into a 12V power source. I picked one up last year, together with a...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By GMB
Micatechs on a KRS?!

My friend, Dave, who has a bad case of Micatech envy after seeing how much gear can fit into the Micatechs on my R1150GS, is considering a pair for his K12RS.

We were riding back to Ontario from...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,344
Posted By GMB
Pennytech top box

Hey, CP -

I rode around with a Stanley toolbox for a while; check out the photo towards the bottom of this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43858) page), which worked out fine and...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2007, 04:59 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 148,484
Posted By GMB
Thumb Thanks, Rick!

Rick - thanks again for the speedy order of reservoir guard, custom plate, etc. Top notch quality at a fair price, as usual. I'll be mounting up my com system as soon as my Centech fuse panel...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By GMB
Thanks for the replies, guys

I went and ordered a set and they were ready in about 10 days, which was a couple weeks ahead of my plan to pick them up while I'm motoring east to the Gaspe, NB, NS, NE states, etc., so instead of...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By GMB
Thanks, Guys...

...for the information - gotta love this site!

Lurking Luddite - did you go pick them up in Boucherville?

GG - thanks - did see the CC article. I'd be interested to hear from Aquarian 7 as to...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By GMB
Another Elka suspension question...

Hi, folks -

I'm planning a trip through VT, ME, NS, NB and QC in late May, and am considering a pit stop at Elka's shop in Boucherville, QC (near Montreal) on the return leg to pick up a set of...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,424
Posted By GMB
Er6's my choice...

Hi -

I've had mild tinitus since the 80's and don't ride very far without ear plugs or in-ear headphones. For what it's worth, I've had the custom molds, Shures, er6 and er6i's, among others. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-14-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,058
Posted By GMB
512MB Card

Hi, Scott -

I've just bought a 512MB card for my 276C from the same ebay vendor as nicatnite did. Just be aware that if you have an external card programmer, you can't use it with the 512MB...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,950
Posted By GMB
Just saw this; thanks, Western! This sounds like...

Just saw this; thanks, Western! This sounds like a good wintertime project.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,950
Posted By GMB
Motonation Part #'s?

I'd like to have my local shoe guy do this modification to my CBT's, but I can't find the buckles and associated bits and pieces on Motonation's web-site. Anyone of you guys got the specific...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,849
Posted By GMB
Peelers...

as in Sir Robert... although we pay to see 'em here in the colonies! :evil
Forum: Canada 10-17-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By GMB
Hey, TwoCats - I'd have a hard time...

Hey, TwoCats -

I'd have a hard time convincing my wife to let me disappear for that long at once, but I live relatively close (Waterloo) and my dealer (Wolf BMW) is in London. I'll be in London...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By GMB
I picked up one of these at the BMWMOA rally in...

I picked up one of these at the BMWMOA rally in Vermont at the Autocom booth to use with my ER6's (no "i") and it was indeed about $50; works nicely for me, so I expect you'll like it, too.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By GMB
I picked up a set of Micatech cases a few weeks...

I picked up a set of Micatech cases a few weeks ago - see the thread that GadgetBoy referred to. Apart from the elegant mounting system, one of my top reasons for getting those bags over the Jesses...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By GMB
+1 on the Autocom/Kenwood combo

I have a similar combo as set out above, although my radio's the slightly older TK3100 model. Works well, and I found a guy in the UK who made me a very nifty battery adapter so I can plug the radio...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 60,305
Posted By GMB
Thumb Got *my* new Micatechs!

Just back from a pilgramage to Hillsborough, NH to pick up a set of black Micatechs for my 1150GS.

Terrific above and beyond customer service from the proprietors, Bob and Sue! Bob (photo, below)...
Forum: Vendors 08-21-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 148,484
Posted By GMB
Laugh Thanks, Rick!

Bought a black powder-coated skid plate and rear license plate holder from Rick for my R1150GS - nice products at a fair price, and no duty (only in Canada, you say...?)! GB
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By GMB
Here's the other shot with the liners in the...

Here's the other shot with the liners in the case. I understand they're available for sale, just not posted on the Micatech web-site yet.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By GMB
Get 'em from Micatech directly...

Hi, Rodney -

I'm biking over to New Hampshire next week to pick up a pair of these bags in person, and just learned from one of the Micatech principals that Micatech is now offering its own liner...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By GMB
Cheap Adventure topcase

Hey, Chris -

I went through the same thing a couple years ago and rode around with a Stanley toolbox topcase for a while - see the photo at the bottom of this post:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By GMB
276c does have audio output...

if you use the wiring harness that comes with it. I wired the audio to a 1/8" female plug and it works fine. I'm happy with the "Gadget Guy" crossbar mount on my GS. The heavier duty TT mount has...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 60,305
Posted By GMB
Just ordered a set of Micatechs!

Greetings, Bag-gurus.... Bagmen? Bagsters?

I had pretty much decided on a set of Jesse bags for my '04 GS1150, but after reading about the Micatechs (and Jesses) here and elsewhere, I've ordered...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By GMB
My laptop often goes with me on the work commute....

My laptop often goes with me on the work commute. It goes in a sleeve, the sleeve goes in a Spire messenger-type briefcase, and the briefcase goes into my topcase. No problems at all over the past...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 215,922
Posted By GMB
Thumb Another happy customer - thanks to Barb for the...

Another happy customer - thanks to Barb for the quick shipping to Canada and the Route 66 advice!
Forum: Canada 06-11-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By GMB
Ontario Riders going to MOA Rally in OH

Hey, Marco Polo -

I'm in Waterloo and a buddy (Toronto) and I are heading down to the Rally as well - me on my GS and him on his K12RS. We're still planning our own route, but we were thinking...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,024
Posted By GMB
Marine mount

Wings - I have the Gadget Guy mount on my GS crossbar. The GG mount is drilled to accept the "marine" mount that does come with the 276c, so you don't need to buy anything else. The GG mount is...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2004, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By GMB
New Touratech 276c mounts

Maybe this is old news, but I see that Touratech's now got photos of the prototypes for their new 276c mounts (see photo, below) that are supposed to be available in August.

I've currently got my...
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