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Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 989
Posted By RoadWeenie
EarthX Li battery in my 2010 GSA. Weighs nothing....

EarthX Li battery in my 2010 GSA. Weighs nothing. Great starting until temperature drops below 10C; then very slow starting that makes you wonder....
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By RoadWeenie
Top to bottom with BMW Santiago boots (with a...

Top to bottom with BMW Santiago boots (with a name like "Santiago" what else do you need). Lightweight day hikers off the bike.


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Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,412
Posted By RoadWeenie
Okay for the wet; not so much for prolonged rough...

Okay for the wet; not so much for prolonged rough terrain. Mines on Ruta 40 in Argentina somewhere.


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Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,037
Posted By RoadWeenie
Top box, yes for day to day running around town....

Top box, yes for day to day running around town. Great for locking up the helmet so I don't have to carry it around.

For trips I dump the top box and switch to a 50L dry bag. Camp stuff, stove,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-07-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,469
Posted By RoadWeenie
I ordered this size from this seller. ...

I ordered this size from this seller.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/LCD-Touch-Screen-Digitizer-GARMIN-ZUMO-550-79mmx-64-5mm-/320676589178?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4aa9d06e7a#ht_1803wt_689

Fit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-23-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,469
Posted By RoadWeenie
Just did my Zumo 550, exactly as described. I...

Just did my Zumo 550, exactly as described. I didn't have any trouble with screen degrading over time; I had an off and some part of me, the dirt, rocks or trees scratched the screen. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By RoadWeenie
Hey Stinkyb, I spent June 30th in Grande Prairie...

Hey Stinkyb, I spent June 30th in Grande Prairie on my way back from the Yukon. I was skirting the road closures South of Dawson Creek. You should have waved, I would have dropped by to drink your...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,884
Posted By RoadWeenie
Anyone tried the magic electronic tint insert? ...

Anyone tried the magic electronic tint insert?

http://www.e-tintproducts.com/ax9_visorinsert.html
:lurk
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,598
Posted By RoadWeenie
I concur with go big or go home. I would go for...

I concur with go big or go home. I would go for 500+ foot-pounds. Read the specs on the cordless wrench VERY carefully; many are rated in INCH-POUNDS.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By RoadWeenie
Thanks Worwig for the safety reminder. You would...

Thanks Worwig for the safety reminder. You would indeed need some kind of failsafe for any kind of cruise control. I knew that I wasn't clever enough. :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By RoadWeenie
I was thinking that someone, far more clever than...

I was thinking that someone, far more clever than me, could use a micro controller to read the pulses off the front wheel sensor; and then drive a servo motor connected to the throttle. AKA Cruise...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By RoadWeenie
I have the Nikon 18-200 VR lens and a D70 and it...

I have the Nikon 18-200 VR lens and a D70 and it is a great combination. The vibration reduction feature allows you to hand hold some fairly slow shutter speeds at some decently long focal lengths....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By RoadWeenie
I suppose it makes sense. A pair of submerged...

I suppose it makes sense. A pair of submerged Jesse panniers displaces about 100 litres of water; and 100 litres of H2O weighs 100 kg; call it 220 pounds. Enough to float the back of the bike? Why...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,773
Posted By RoadWeenie
It looks like a MOLEX type of connector. The pins...

It looks like a MOLEX type of connector. The pins are held in with little one-way tabs. You need a tool that fits over the pin that will compress the tabs so that you can pull the pin out from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,175
Posted By RoadWeenie
There is supposed to be a Sturgis North in Salmon...

There is supposed to be a Sturgis North in Salmon Arm BC this year. Probably Sturgis-Lite (in case you don't want the full experience). However, it looks like their site is down right now.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,605
Posted By RoadWeenie
Me too! Yellow (the best colour) 2010 GSA. :clap

Me too! Yellow (the best colour) 2010 GSA. :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By RoadWeenie
I have the Rallye 3 suit. Two zips. One in the...

I have the Rallye 3 suit. Two zips. One in the liner (about 15 inches seems correct) and one in the jacket (for when you don't have the liner in the jacket).

Same system as my Santiago suit. Works...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,140
Posted By RoadWeenie
I carry a little container of Zero on the road....

I carry a little container of Zero on the road. Seems to work on everything, works quickly, works in cold water, smells nice. If you are stopped anywhere for a day leave bedding and pillows in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By RoadWeenie
I've done this job in the car shock world using...

I've done this job in the car shock world using an air impact gun. Be very careful that you don't overdo it and strip the shock threads.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,928
Posted By RoadWeenie
Nikwax apparently makes product for cleaning Gore...

Nikwax apparently makes product for cleaning Gore Tex gear, including footwear. I've used (and like) their jacket cleaning products, but never tried the footwear stuff.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,616
Posted By RoadWeenie
Spot on! It's the equipment behind the viewfinder...

Spot on! It's the equipment behind the viewfinder that makes all the difference!
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,616
Posted By RoadWeenie
Leica used to be the ultimate in film cameras...

Leica used to be the ultimate in film cameras with Leica glass second to none. Now with all the diamond encrusted titanium special editions; I think they switched to making "camera shaped bling". I...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,145
Posted By RoadWeenie
I attended a seminar in Redmond, hosted by the...

I attended a seminar in Redmond, hosted by the GS-911 guys. They were very knowledgeable and I was impressed with the device. They explained that iPhone support required a piece of Apple coded...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,333
Posted By RoadWeenie
I've got a one-and-a-half man tent and it's too...

I've got a one-and-a-half man tent and it's too small and too low (I'm not as young as I used to be). I like the look of the Tenere, but with soft ground or wind, I would be worried about wearing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By RoadWeenie
+1 on the enduro transmission. I think it is...

+1 on the enduro transmission. I think it is standard order for all GSA's in Canada. My 2010 GSA first gear is definitely shorter than my 2007 GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,052
Posted By RoadWeenie
Confirmed. GSA 2010 2nd edition manual recommends...

Confirmed. GSA 2010 2nd edition manual recommends disconnecting the battery before connecting the charger. I've had a 2007 GS and a 2010 GSA and never disconnected when charging. I wonder if it's...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,918
Posted By RoadWeenie
Check with Vancouver BMW Ducati (formerly John...

Check with Vancouver BMW Ducati (formerly John Valk BMW Ducati), I thought I saw a 30th Anniversary a couple of days ago. Sorry, but I don't remember if it was a GS or GSA.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,492
Posted By RoadWeenie
+1 on the Touratech. Big enough to be useful and...

+1 on the Touratech. Big enough to be useful and still not too large.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,277
Posted By RoadWeenie
The Tenere looks interesting. After it's been...

The Tenere looks interesting. After it's been around for 30 years and accumulated enough milage to equate to a couple of thousand trips around the planet; we'll talk.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,065
Posted By RoadWeenie
+1 on any of the cartridge based butane stoves....

+1 on any of the cartridge based butane stoves. Get one with the built in striker, much less hassle than looking for matches. My Primus starts easily and is very controllable. Only downside is...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 45,281
Posted By RoadWeenie
+1 for the Leatherman Wave. The only trick is...

+1 for the Leatherman Wave. The only trick is remembering which pocket or pannier you left it in. :D
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By RoadWeenie
The original bible: Adventure Motorcycling...

The original bible:

Adventure Motorcycling Handbook - Chris Scott
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By RoadWeenie
Thank God I no longer have enough hair to require...

Thank God I no longer have enough hair to require the hair dryer. :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By RoadWeenie
I was on a trip with my 2010 GSA and didn't get...

I was on a trip with my 2010 GSA and didn't get back to the dealer until 2,600KM (first service is 1000KM here in Canada). Service tech says that everything was fine. (But I still feel a little bad)....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,157
Posted By RoadWeenie
Six feet, 34-inch inseam. 2010 GSA with Sargent...

Six feet, 34-inch inseam. 2010 GSA with Sargent Seat, always in the high position. It's all good.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,023
Posted By RoadWeenie
Went from an '07 GS to a '10 GSA. Hard to...

Went from an '07 GS to a '10 GSA.

Hard to tell the difference in torque with the new "Enduro" rear end and the weight difference between the two bikes. The DOHC has a different vibe through the...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,714
Posted By RoadWeenie
BMW Santiago suit. I've had great luck just...

BMW Santiago suit. I've had great luck just removing the padding and using Nikwax TechWash and then Nikwax TX Wash in Waterproofing.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,556
Posted By RoadWeenie
Superchargers don't typically mix well with...

Superchargers don't typically mix well with high-compression. You might want to consider some method of lowering the compression unless you keep the boost pressures very low. Not saying don't do it;...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,760
Posted By RoadWeenie
Yep, same same. I took the standard Sargent off...

Yep, same same. I took the standard Sargent off my 2007 GS and used it on my 2010 GS Adventure.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By RoadWeenie
Go NOW with LESS. Rather than LATER with MORE. ...

Go NOW with LESS. Rather than LATER with MORE.

Later rarely comes.
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