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Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Str8lin
If you are going to run north to Tahoe on 395...

If you are going to run north to Tahoe on 395 watch the weather. Although this is a dry year with super dry long term patterns a snow storm or two could easily sneak into the east side of the Sierras...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 47,015
Posted By Str8lin
Anyone looking at the new Touratech Adventuro??

Anyone looking at the new Touratech Adventuro??
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Str8lin
+1 MSR Dromedary. You can buy a shower...

+1 MSR Dromedary. You can buy a shower hose/head attachment, which is really nice in a remote camp after a day on the dusty trail!!!

The black cordura fabric is bombproof and absorbs solar...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By Str8lin
Rally, What helmet are you coming out...

Rally,

What helmet are you coming out of?? What is your head shape and how does the new TT helmet fit ( size of size). I wear an medium XD3, semi oval head and want the Adventuro but fir is...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Str8lin
Sidi Adventure Rain in Goretex. Have easily spent...

Sidi Adventure Rain in Goretex. Have easily spent 30+ days riding and walking in these boots in 100-115 deg. temps. Think insulation of plastic and leather to be a positive in the heat. With...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Str8lin
Tourtech Aventuro Helmet

Anyone physically held or tried on the new TT Aventuro helmet?? TT does not have them in house yet, I think shipping straight to consumer from source, according to TT in Seattle.

My XD3 is...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Str8lin
Try Dave Page - Cobbler in Seattle. Ship them in...

Try Dave Page - Cobbler in Seattle. Ship them in he'll resole to your specs and ship back, pretty quick turnaround.

I have had my Sidi Adv. Rains done, as well as maybe 20 pairs of hiking and...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Str8lin
Finish

Gatogato,

Will you have these available in a black finish (powder coat)?

My brother lives in Grimes, anyway he caould stop by and take a look at the panniers??

Would these mount...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,605
Posted By Str8lin
Ex Officio boxers. They last 100K miles ... I...

Ex Officio boxers. They last 100K miles ... I wont say bombproof cause I know a few of ya are taqullia drinkers They wick really well.. no monkey butt for me even in Klim Overland pants running NV...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 819
Posted By Str8lin
The T-5s DO have heated palms. Take a look at...

The T-5s DO have heated palms. Take a look at the Gerbings website. I have had mine repaired twice by local Gerbings (Oly, WA) and they are awesome. Ya, I have heated grips omn my GS, not my other...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,661
Posted By Str8lin
Radio Shack sells a nice compact unit.....

Radio Shack sells a nice compact unit.. everything youd need to troubleshoot the bike and more. @ 15.00.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By Str8lin
Excel sells an "O" ring kit, same guys that sell...

Excel sells an "O" ring kit, same guys that sell the Excel throttle lock. I saw the rings installed on a GS at the BMWer Rally in Sadalia a few years back. Bought the kit there and quick install....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By Str8lin
kathy's bags +1 but I prefer a lighter color...

kathy's bags +1 but I prefer a lighter color as my stuff disappears in the dark void of a black liner.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By Str8lin
Wow, Don retiring, say it aint so.. Need to get...

Wow, Don retiring, say it aint so.. Need to get my wife's bike seat done this spring..... too bad he cant pass on his skills and knowledge to some young ambitious soul, will always be a need for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,357
Posted By Str8lin
+1 with Don @ MrEd'Moto. Don rebuilt my...

+1 with Don @ MrEd'Moto.

Don rebuilt my factory pan on my GS about 65K miles ago. Actually its on my second GS now. Well after 3 IBA rides and an AK and 3 MX tours the seat is still feeling...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Str8lin
Marvel Mystery Oil........seriously... an ounce...

Marvel Mystery Oil........seriously... an ounce or two every 4-5 tanks...

I have used it consistently on my 06 Tacoma.... still starts and runs like new and I have 185,000 miles on the original...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,156
Posted By Str8lin
+1 for the side (behind pannier) tool box...

+1 for the side (behind pannier) tool box Advdesigns sells. Access is side door behind pannier vs to the rear. I like this as I can stash extra cash in far rear, mucho tools and more. All panniers...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,287
Posted By Str8lin
Not only a great planning tool, but nice for...

Not only a great planning tool, but nice for making calculations on a trip after the fact... for those of us that aren't the best planners!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,219
Posted By Str8lin
Challenge to YOU!

I challenge all Advriders to join the cause and help a fellow rider!
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Str8lin
I have used the interactive MyRoadID bracelet for...

I have used the interactive MyRoadID bracelet for three years, in fact I wear it almost everyday, I put it on when I toss my watch on in the am. My police and EMS buddies think is smart and a few...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,789
Posted By Str8lin
jfman, please share your routing thru CC. ...

jfman,
please share your routing thru CC.
Looking at a trip thru CC in early April.
thanks,
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,340
Posted By Str8lin
Have made that same run numerous times even...

Have made that same run numerous times even further south, I like a combo of the TKC front and Tourance rear, this is due to my startimg point of Seattle, so a TKC rear is not the best there. I WILL...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,075
Posted By Str8lin
Poacher Bob is right on.....flare gun will...

Poacher Bob is right on.....flare gun will certainly function as a deterient if not legal weapon on an aggressor.... Yup gunning phosphorus in the face or chest will certainly ruin a guys day, mbut...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By Str8lin
Coconut socks

Coconut socks........... seriously !!!! superb wicking, minimizes stink factor...stands up to many washes and dries quick.


one source:
http://www.racerpartswholesale.com/product/11492/RoadGear...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,806
Posted By Str8lin
Exofficio.. and if not REI travel gear. Anything...

Exofficio.. and if not REI travel gear. Anything fails they take it back no questions asked.

Teva sandels for a rainy or cold day off the bike.

Full on goretex Klim gear for the ride.
...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Str8lin
take your laptop or tablet and Skype

take your laptop or tablet and Skype
Forum: Americas 12-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,187
Posted By Str8lin
Will be heading down first couple weeks in...

Will be heading down first couple weeks in April... hoping things aren't too bunged up.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By Str8lin
Bought the Clearwater Kristas (3000 lumens...

Bought the Clearwater Kristas (3000 lumens @).... very impressive, but pricey... saw the Ericas (6000 lumens @) and immediately upgraded... if you need light way down the road at night and awesome...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-01-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 965
Posted By Str8lin
Look at the Spot locators. Piece of mind to check...

Look at the Spot locators. Piece of mind to check in whenever you want, call for non emergency or emergency assistance. Would imagine works as well down under for response as it does here (NA). If...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 80,347
Posted By Str8lin
Heh Tele, Did ya order through Revzilla? ...

Heh Tele,

Did ya order through Revzilla? What will ya run on front?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,718
Posted By Str8lin
Erika's worth the price

my perspective on dropping that much coin for the Clearwater Erikas: bought the Kristas last spring, mounted them on my new to me 2011 GS. Had PIAA's 510 on my last bike 05 GS. Like the PIAAs...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,529
Posted By Str8lin
10 liter MSR Dromedary.. Carry as much as you...

10 liter MSR Dromedary.. Carry as much as you like on bike, grommets to tie down, in camp load it up and have plenty of water - drink and shower.. they make a shower head adapter and hose.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,751
Posted By Str8lin
I have tried all that you listed and then saw the...

I have tried all that you listed and then saw the Excell TL @ Beemer rally in 2013, bombproof comstruction and works best of all I have tried. Once dialed in it is simply a toggle scenario of on and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,289
Posted By Str8lin
I thought I saw word snowboard in your original...

I thought I saw word snowboard in your original post, if so, welcome to the land of never-ending riding (snow). Formal ski season can run 6-7 months and if you are hard core, you can ski lift served...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By Str8lin
timelines

Sasager,

Sounds like you are planning for this trip in next couple months, but fyi - I'm planning a two week MX trip early April. Have done a few MX trips in past to CC, Cabo and parts. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,393
Posted By Str8lin
Some good dirt n gravel up around FS59 rd -...

Some good dirt n gravel up around FS59 rd - copper creek or off mowich lake road (Evans Creek) both near Rainier. Check out Tahuya over near Belfair, i run my Tacoma there, looks like some good big...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,140
Posted By Str8lin
Choice of exhaust and Flappervalve

Heh guys,

We had an inmate ask a few times here about whether ya all are pulling your flapper valves when replacing the stock exhaust. If you pulled your flapper valve what is the process for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,083
Posted By Str8lin
Live in the great pacific northwet! and running...

Live in the great pacific northwet! and running Heidi's year around. I don't ride crazy fast but like to feel the torque of the GS off line and in the dirt.
My mid winter riding of I-5 during...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,801
Posted By Str8lin
Aftermarket Exhaust

Wondering what you put on your GS? I have been looking at Remus, Akropovich and others. Had full Remus on 05 R12GS, loved the added power and sound. Now time to get the sound back on my '11.

I...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,484
Posted By Str8lin
Lewis and Clark Motel, Three Forks MT, in town...

Lewis and Clark Motel, Three Forks MT, in town off interstate.

As nice as any B and B I have ever seen at Motel 6 prices.

Ann is operator.. fresh coffee and banana bread 24/7

Very...
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