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Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,942
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Heated vest, Olympia AST, Olympia Ranger II pants...

Heated vest, Olympia AST, Olympia Ranger II pants and BMW all round boots has kept me toasty down to minus 10 Celcius at highway speed.

The key part is the heated vest right against your body.
...
Forum: Canada 02-14-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tall_Canuck
One more thing

I forgot, when I had an 87 K100, Blackfoot would not work on it because it was too old.
What? :huh arent you the only official BMW dealer???? WTF?

Luckily Anderwerks was more than happy to work...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Yep, Dave (the owner) is great and his guys are...

Yep, Dave (the owner) is great and his guys are all true gearheads.
Waaaaaay better than Blackfoot and Dave has ridden all over the place on BMWs so I would trust his advice before everyone at...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Boom!!! :rofl Good info, thanks. :freaky

Boom!!! :rofl
Good info, thanks. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By Tall_Canuck
I have had the Ranger IIs for two years and their...

I have had the Ranger IIs for two years and their weather protection is stellar. Waterproof for me at all times and very toasty. I have never even put the winter liner in they are so warm and water...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,542
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Rox Rox Rox

With rox you have a variety of lengths and infinite angles.
Plus they are cost effective to boot.
TC
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Tall_Canuck
My BMW boots are 48 which I understand to be a...

My BMW boots are 48 which I understand to be a 14.
It is waterproof AND a warm weather boot but I dont think it will do you for off road. However, if the sizing works for you the Santiago might fit...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,365
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Olympia!!!!

+1000000 on olympia.
I have their AST jacket and Ranger II pants.
I wear them year round to commute in (Rain, sun, snow, etc. etc.)
The SHELLS are waterproof with a removeable winter liner inside...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Tall_Canuck
I have the alpinstars Tech 3 in a 14 and they fit...

I have the alpinstars Tech 3 in a 14 and they fit great.
Might be a bit freakin hot in Arizona though.

BMW allrounds in a 48 fit my big feet too. Theay are waterproof not too hot and great for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,664
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Can I ask a dumb question about chaps? ...

Can I ask a dumb question about chaps?
Honestly, I am not trolling but I have never understood what they protect you from. If you go down, your ass aint protected and I am presuming to be sliding on...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Seriously? I never knew that. Coooooooool,...

Seriously?
I never knew that.
Coooooooool, new respect for my gloves now.:lol3
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,980
Posted By Tall_Canuck
BMW ProWinter 2. I have them and like them with...

BMW ProWinter 2.
I have them and like them with my heated grips.
TC
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,759
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Yep, I got the last 4XL in neon. Darn nice...

Yep, I got the last 4XL in neon.
Darn nice looking, too fricken cold up here to test it yet but my AST is great so I will expecting the same from this one.
TC
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,191
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Olympia AST Jacket, totally waterproof but...

Olympia AST Jacket, totally waterproof but flexible for a variety of temperatures and cost effective.
http://www.olympiamotosports.com/ast_mens/ast_mens.htm...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,965
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Buy JVB's DVD and it walks you through all of...

Buy JVB's DVD and it walks you through all of this and more.
http://www.jimvonbaden.com/JVB_Productions.html
I was a GS noob and did my own valves and TB with Jims DVD.
Highly recommended!!!!
TC
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Tall_Canuck
I added some cheap yellow fog lights wired in to...

I added some cheap yellow fog lights wired in to the low beam for conspicuousness at all times and FF50s to the high beams if I want to blast someone.

Maybe going to HID next but these are pretty...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,114
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Call A and S BMW. ...

Call A and S BMW.
http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=43625

They ship to me in Canada when most others do not so they may be open to shipping to the UK.
Also, they have helped me on a number...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,114
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Olympia

http://www.olympiamotosports.com/home.htm

For bang for the buck I dont think anyone can touch Olympia.
For 250 pounds you could get the AST jacket AND the Ranger II pants.
The jacket zips to...
Forum: Canada 01-08-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,514
Posted By Tall_Canuck
I will be there Friday at around 5 with a couple...

I will be there Friday at around 5 with a couple buddies.
Really looking forward to it.
TC
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,076
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Olympia AST with liner in it. Olympia Ranger II...

Olympia AST with liner in it.
Olympia Ranger II pants.
BMW Winterpro gloves

I have routinely had them on down below zero on the highway.
both are toasty, toasty, toasty.

TC
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Been very happy with my hyperlites for nearly a...

Been very happy with my hyperlites for nearly a year now of daily use.
Check out their website for photos.
TC
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,304
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Very happy with Hyperlites on my 1150 GSA ...

Very happy with Hyperlites on my 1150 GSA

http://www.hyperlites.com/
Forum: Canada 12-07-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Not me but damn cool to hear. My folks like in...

Not me but damn cool to hear.
My folks like in Bragg Creek, beautiful country.
TC
Forum: Canada 11-30-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By Tall_Canuck
In Calgary it is legal for motorbikes to use them...

In Calgary it is legal for motorbikes to use them but there is no motorbike on the sign.
I had to call the Police traffic unit three times to get an answer but the man says it is ok so yeehah. :)
...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Tall_Canuck
For overpants I loooooove the Olympia Ranger II...

For overpants I loooooove the Olympia Ranger II pants.

I wear them every day as I commute to work.
Have worn them down to -20 Celcius and they are warm as toast.

Also have never leaked a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Tall_Canuck
I have the exact same set up and am getting...

I have the exact same set up and am getting buffetting.
Gonna try your settings.
Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!:clap

TC
Forum: Canada 10-07-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Tall_Canuck
bosch at napa

Bosch 72161 for 7$ from NAPA auto parts.
Identical to the BMW one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,637
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Exactly the same for me. I have three kids...

Exactly the same for me.
I have three kids under seven.

I love the convenience of commuting to work on a bike.
I am full atgatt (neon dorks unite!!!), hyperlites on the rear, Hella FF50s on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Tall_Canuck
By the way, here is an 1150gs for sale at the...

By the way, here is an 1150gs for sale at the dealer in Calgary in case you want a comparison:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Assuming the records show the maintence by the...

Assuming the records show the maintence by the dealer, that sounds pretty good.

I bought a 2003 1150 GS Adventure in the spring here in Calgary.
Mileage was same as yours and it came with Jesse...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,407
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Ast!!!

I have ridden down to -20 Celcius on my morning commute with the AST plus the liner and no heated vest.

It kicks ass. Plus it is hurt your eyeballs bright and I have seen many many drivers do a...
Forum: Canada 09-18-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By Tall_Canuck
At anderwerks: http://www.anderwerks.com/ ...

At anderwerks:
http://www.anderwerks.com/

Off Edmonton trail and 36th ave or so NE.

TC
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Tall_Canuck
that is awesome to hear. I installed them on my...

that is awesome to hear.
I installed them on my 1150 GSA six months ago and have been very happy.
service like that though is fantastic and makes me glad I bought them.:clap :clap
TC
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 156
Poll: Hi-Vis
Views: 10,909
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Hi Viz Olmpia AST plus white helmet equals folks...

Hi Viz Olmpia AST plus white helmet equals folks thinking I am a cop.
Me likee. :lol3

Though to be honest, I think the biggest improvement I made was putting a a set of yellow fog lights on the...
Forum: Canada 07-09-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Tall_Canuck
The prairie (MB, Sask and half of Alberta) is an...

The prairie (MB, Sask and half of Alberta) is an aquired taste.
I absolutely love the prairie (ancestors were farmers from the steppes) but to some folks it is a purgatory of flat fields, heat and...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Call Dave at Anderwerks. If anyone will know, he...

Call Dave at Anderwerks. If anyone will know, he will.
http://www.anderwerks.com/

Dont look on his for sale page though, there is a nice looking 1200 GS for sale on there. :evil :lol3

TC
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Tall_Canuck
These boys are the K bike gurus. ...

These boys are the K bike gurus.
http://f3.webmart.de/f.cfm?id=2385371&

They helped me numerous times with my old K100.
Post there and I guarantee they will help you.
TC
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Said it once and I will say it again. :lol3 ...

Said it once and I will say it again. :lol3

These guys are the K bike gurus:
http://f3.webmart.de/f.cfm?id=2385371&

I used to have a K 100 and they diagnosed a number of solutions for me to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,500
Posted By Tall_Canuck
These guys are the K bike gurus: ...

These guys are the K bike gurus:
http://f3.webmart.de/f.cfm?id=2385371&

I used to have a K 100 and they diagnosed a number of solutions for me to problems that drove me nuts for months.
Asking...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Tall_Canuck
Nope, both clamped on equally. The right one...

Nope, both clamped on equally.
The right one gets so hot I have to turn it down but the left one never does.
TC
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