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Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
Thanks for both advice and offer; will try...

Thanks for both advice and offer; will try Keyboard for shipping, but I've now put off my trip til fall. I trust by then I'll have a shipper organized..

Z
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
thanks for the reminder... now that my pickup...

thanks for the reminder... now that my pickup transport fell through, I'm getting back in touch with all the shippers -- including UShip -- that I had been communicating with.

Did UShip give you...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
thanks... I took it as humor since he added the...

thanks... I took it as humor since he added the part about "CO contraband;" I do have the time, but just don't want to spend it riding thru Flatistan..
will probably ride back via TransCanada Hwy...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
uhhhhhhhh....yer generosity is overwhelming me,...

uhhhhhhhh....yer generosity is overwhelming me, dude... uhhhhh.

The local alternative paper is so full of ads for various strains, strengths and flavors that I would no idea where to begin... ...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
Charlie, thank you! Had never even thought of...

Charlie, thank you! Had never even thought of that...

z
Forum: Americas 05-29-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By zigyphoto
Want to get my r12gs from co to upstate ny

--OR CLOSE.

For June, I am planning a ride around the Canadian Maritimes (Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, etc), but don't want to ride the 2000 miles of The United States of Hot Flatonia to get to my...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By zigyphoto
Thanks! How about a photo of the set up, or else...

Thanks! How about a photo of the set up, or else email to me (zigyphoto at gee mail.com)and I can post for you..

z
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-27-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By zigyphoto
Worth it to upgrade from zumo 550 to 660?

With these great deals on the 660, I'm tempted, but other than larger screen
(and MORE expensive TT mount) is it worth the upgrade cost?

z
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By zigyphoto
Motorcycle mount for DeLorme InReach SE?

What mounts have you found for this little guy? The DeLorme RAM mount (http://www.amazon.com/DeLorme-Motor-Sports-Mount-inReach/dp/B00G62KVGO) is the only thing I've found, and is not locking. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By zigyphoto
That's it!

Thank you... no idea where I saw it originally, but that's the gizmo.

z
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 297,312
Posted By zigyphoto
The PDF coupon refered to above specifies 2014...

The PDF coupon refered to above specifies 2014 purchase....

"To be eligible for this rebate you must:
-Purchase an inReach SE between 5/8/14 - 6/30/14
-Complete this form. Incomplete forms will...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,442
Posted By zigyphoto
Port Hardy - Prince Rupert Ferry info

The ride up Vancouver Island is gorgeous; however, be aware that the last gas stations are in Campbell River and from there it is wonderful forested wilderness with fine twisty roads

Take an extra...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By zigyphoto
New HID or LED headlight replacement?

I recently saw an ad or article about a new P&P (either LED or HID) headlamp replacement for the R1200GS (mine is 2005). The price was fine and it didn't need a ballast.. Cannot find it again.....
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By zigyphoto
Zumo 550 BMW dealers POI?

When I cleaned out my BMW Zumo 550, I somehow lost the BMW dealers file;
does anyone know how I can re-find it in the GPS, or have the file to to send me?

Thanks
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By zigyphoto
Anker 10000 mAh Battery Charger?

Anyone have or use one of these (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T2GT9L4), or any other recommendations for such -- powerful enough to start R1200GS or 2.5L Jeep?

Had battery issues on last trip to BC...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,127
Posted By zigyphoto
Packing Lite

IS THIS YOU (OR SOMEONE YOU MIGHT KNOW.....)?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Kz4wkfuIOuI/VV0NvkfE9YI/AAAAAAAAEc4/cRTUY4kbH8Q/s640/2%252520%252520Bad%252520Packing.jpg

“When preparing to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,127
Posted By zigyphoto
A lightweight twisted, no pins needed,...

A lightweight twisted, no pins needed, clothesline, and about 25 feet of lightweight line with carabiners at each end... to dry clothes, etc.

NO COTTON, all synthetics: dry quickly, don't stink,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By zigyphoto
You DEFINITELY want the heated long-sleeve...

You DEFINITELY want the heated long-sleeve Gerbings liner; your arms -- since they are not behind the windscreen -- will be cold with just the vest, especially since it sounds like you are still set...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By zigyphoto
Thank you; good info and a good suggestion.. I...

Thank you; good info and a good suggestion.. I just realized that the tailgate of the truck will not hold the weight of the bike -- so how do you deal with that, or is only one wheel at a time on the...
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By zigyphoto
the photo does not show on ADV... want to email...

the photo does not show on ADV... want to email it directly to me?

z
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By zigyphoto
Dodge Dakota max haul weight?

Have you used the 6-cyl Dodge Dakota to carry -- not tow -- a 1200GS any long (flat) distances? I'm hauling from CO to VT in a few weeks.

This is a 1999 model pickup, and while the info I could...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By zigyphoto
I would never even have considered shipping my...

I would never even have considered shipping my motorcycle, but then realized that the cost of riding the ca. 2200 miles from here to Quebec or Montreal would be the same as shipping (gas, motel,...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By zigyphoto
Thanks! Looks like a hell of a lot easier to...

Thanks! Looks like a hell of a lot easier to just ship my GS and have everything on the bike I know..

z
Forum: Americas 04-26-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By zigyphoto
Renting touring bike (GS, V-Strom, etc) in Canada or nearby

I'm planning my long-awaited Canadian Maritime Provinces ride, and am looking for a rental place on that end of either Canada (not much found) or upstate NY, or Maine, or someplace nearby -- that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-13-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By zigyphoto
WTH are my new maps?

Zumo 550

I downloaded the 2014 North America City Navigator, and now cannot find it anywhere on my computer!

When I open Mapsource to make changes to an existing route -- on which I depart...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By zigyphoto
Thank you! and I see, from reading your good...

Thank you! and I see, from reading your good tutorial, that had I designated an end point at the same time I selected a beginning point, that would have made a great difference. But wouldn't that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-07-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By zigyphoto
Yes, that's exactly what I did -- that's why I am...

Yes, that's exactly what I did -- that's why I am so frustrated by this; wonder if it would have been better to put start and end points in first?

thought it was easier to simply put in the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By zigyphoto
What am i doing wrong (map derangement!)?

Just spent hours finding the waypoints I wanted for a ride to BC; I continually saved as I went along, when i ask Mapsource to create a route based on the waypoints, I get this....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By zigyphoto
thanks. will try a tap to re-groove first... ...

thanks. will try a tap to re-groove first...

z
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By zigyphoto
Deranged the bolt holes on R12GS cross brace

2005 R1200GS;

While replacing the crap ASA bolts that hold the handlebars down, I managed to derange the threads INSIDE the UPPER FORK CROSS BRACE where the bolts (M8x30) go in. It seems that...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,347
Posted By zigyphoto
Please delete this incorrect posting

deleted and re-posted as new thread...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-26-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By zigyphoto
ok, I dragged all the other files back into the...

ok, I dragged all the other files back into the Garmin folder. However, when I want to set my HOME location and the GPS asks for my home state, it does not recognize or find COLORADO....

Here...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By zigyphoto
thank you. you've tried to mount them with a...

thank you. you've tried to mount them with a Throttlemeister? Since these fit the OEM bar ends, I thought they would fit over a throttlemeister..

z
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By zigyphoto
Question: Will Throttlemeister fit these?

My friend's F700GS has the Barkbusters Storm handguards; (http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/barkbusters-storm-handguard-kit-yamaha-super-tenerebmw-f700gsf800gs) on her bike:

<table...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By zigyphoto
thanks... for some reason I find the GPS world...

thanks... for some reason I find the GPS world to be devilishly confusing, whereas computers make sense... and of course, your suggestion is the obvious solution.

z
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-18-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By zigyphoto
I simply dragged the files from the Zumo to a new...

I simply dragged the files from the Zumo to a new folder on my computer.
Looks like I moved them completely; and if I did, can I simply drag back to the Zumo?

thanks

z
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By zigyphoto
GPS data missing

To prevent a major data loss, I (thought) I copied all my Zumo data to my computer... now when I start it up, the Zumo says "no data;" maybe I actually moved it all...

if I just send all the...
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By zigyphoto
I WISH the TT switch were cheap! the wiring kit...

I WISH the TT switch were cheap! the wiring kit is $51.00.... (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/PN-030-0170/Remote-toggle-handlebar-switch-10A-12V)

z
Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By zigyphoto
TT and other light switches?

I have an older set of TT HID accessory lights on my GS; the handlebar metal; toggle switch got broken, and I need to replace it. Any toggle switch work for these guys, or do they need a specified...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By zigyphoto
ALL: battery was dead; got charged and riding...

ALL: battery was dead; got charged and riding home.
Thanks for all assistance and offers!
Z
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