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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-11-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neubz
This one: http://nzopengps.org/

This one:

http://nzopengps.org/
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-10-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neubz
Etrex 20 - Can't search POI's

Hi. I just bought an Etrex 20. I uploaded a new map through Basecamp which is rich in POI's. However, when I try to search the POI's, the unit only lets me search the POIs that came on the...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By Neubz
TransAlp Info

Hi. In three weeks I am going to Morocco. I have a rental lined up for a Honda Transalp 650 for a two week road trip around the country. It is not a guided tour -- I will be traveling by myself. ...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-12-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By Neubz
Morocco - Good Pistes for Solo Travel?

Hi all,

I am taking a two-week trip to Morocco beginning April 9. I have a Transalp rental out of Marrakesh for the trip. Although I plan on doing mainly paved-road riding, I would like to try...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By Neubz
Odyssey Battery Winter Storage

I live in Chicago. This winter I have lost my indoor storage space for my KLR 650, and so my plan is to just wrap the bike up nice and tight in a plastic tarp and leave it parked on the curb through...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-20-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By Neubz
Thanks. I did a bit of research and I think I...

Thanks. I did a bit of research and I think I might as well push back until March or April. Sounds like April will be much nicer. And my schedule is flexible. Got some quotes on bike rentals too,...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-20-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,548
Posted By Neubz
Morocco in January through March

Hi all. I am considering planning a two-week trip around Morocco sometime from January through March. I'll be coming from the U.S., so I'll be renting a bike. Although I don't have an itinerary, I...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-01-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,001
Posted By Neubz
Shipping a bike from US to South Africa

I am exploring the option of shipping a bike from the U.S. to South Africa for a tour in summer 2011. Here are some possible shipping options I have come up with. Does anyone have any experience...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By Neubz
Here's a list I have come up with: <meta...

Here's a list I have come up with:

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word...
Forum: Alaska 06-21-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Neubz
Thanks everyone. This is very helpful.

Thanks everyone. This is very helpful.
Forum: Alaska 06-20-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By Neubz
Alaska Trip Costs

Can anyone give me a good estimate of trip costs for a road trip to Alaska from the lower 48? I am thinking of a 6-8 week trip, primarily or entirely camping and cooking own food rather than eating...
Forum: Alaska 06-09-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,540
Posted By Neubz
Nice to finally see this trailer... Is that...

Nice to finally see this trailer...

Is that a collapsible cooler back there? If I was taking the trailer (and personally for my $0.02 I would opt for the mermites instead of the trailer and just...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-07-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By Neubz
4-6 week rental in South Africa?

I am in the beginning stages of planning a 4 to 6 week tour in southern Africa: SA, Namibia, Botswana and Mozambique. When I use google to find some place to rent a bike from, all I find are a bunch...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-07-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,529
Posted By Neubz
How much money did you spend total per person?

How much money did you spend total per person?
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,932
Posted By Neubz
Waterproof relay for Stebel horn

I have the Stebel Nautilus air horn that I am putting on my KLR 650. The relay provided is not waterproof. Any suggestions for a better relay I could find that might be waterproof?
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By Neubz
If you could dig up the name and contact info for...

If you could dig up the name and contact info for the shipper, that would b great. I have a couple other options that I have found elsewhere, and I will post a list here once I have all the info...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-08-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By Neubz
Air Freight Bike from US to Europe or South Africa?

Has anyone recently air freighted a bike from somewhere in the US or Canada to somewhere in Europe (like Germany) or South Africa? I am scoping out two potential trips for spring/summer 2011, and...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-04-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,056
Posted By Neubz
How are you flying your bikes from the U.S. to...

How are you flying your bikes from the U.S. to Turkey? I'm in the early stages of planning an asia trip for 2011, and I have been struggling with how to get my bike over there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,046
Posted By Neubz
That's a great story! I was on a motorcycle...

That's a great story!

I was on a motorcycle trip to Tierra del Fuego with a buddy on KLR 650's in 2006 when my subframe broke apart at speed in eastern Bolivia. Although I didn't go down, we were...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,923
Posted By Neubz
Awesome! Well done and congratulations! Be safe...

Awesome! Well done and congratulations! Be safe for the final 2,000 miles. I want to see some pics in person when you return over a couple beers... I'll buy!

Nate
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,923
Posted By Neubz
Hey forgot to ask: How's that sweet stock seat...

Hey forgot to ask: How's that sweet stock seat treating you?
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,923
Posted By Neubz
Hey Crawford! I finally caught up on your trip -...

Hey Crawford! I finally caught up on your trip - only a month behind thanks to too-much-work! I'm glad everything is going well (except for getting all your stuff ripped off in CR - that really...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By Neubz
So running unleaded doesn't make the stove conk...

So running unleaded doesn't make the stove conk out any sooner? Interesting. That manual seems to imply that it does. But whatever....
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By Neubz
Whisperlite International - How much fuel?

I just bought a Whisperlite International. I used to have this stove years ago and really liked it. Anyway, I am about to leave on a 10-day solo camping trip. I expect to be cooking dinner most...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,616
Posted By Neubz
Thanks very much. That's very helpful. I am...

Thanks very much. That's very helpful. I am going on a 10-day camping trip, so I won't have access to outlets for must, if not all, of the trip. So charging the computer will be an issue.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By Neubz
Bicycle Tube Patch kit?

Will a bicycle tube patch kit work for tubes inside a motorcycle tire? I don't see why not, as normally road bike tubes are pumped to 120 psi -- much higher than m/c tubes. Here is what I am...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,616
Posted By Neubz
Enough amps to charge my laptop?

I am in the process of putting in a 12V cigarette outlet on my 2009 KLR650 to charge my laptop (IBM T42 Thinkpad) on an upcoming long trip. I intend to use this adapter to connect the computer to...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,563
Posted By Neubz
Thank you all for the helpful responses. Sorry...

Thank you all for the helpful responses. Sorry for the delayed response - life has kind of gotten in the way as of late.

All the information about the AC/DC and voltage step-down is very useful. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,563
Posted By Neubz
12V Outlet Plug Converter

I am about to install a cigarette-style 12V outlet on my KLR. I would like to find an adapter to plug into it that would allow me to plug in my MP3 player charger plug, or blackberry charger plug or...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Neubz
Wow I'm an idiot. That's the solution - the pads...

Wow I'm an idiot. That's the solution - the pads were backwards in the pockets. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Neubz
No, I got the hard shell TF3 pad, which seems to...

No, I got the hard shell TF3 pad, which seems to be made for the Darien pant

http://www.aerostich.com/catalog/US/Aerostich-TF3-Hip-Pads-p-16138.html
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Neubz
Aerostitch Darien Pants and Hip Armor Question

I have a new pair of Darien pants and I've ordered the solid hip armor to go in them. However, the mounting of the hip pads seems a bit strange. When I have the hip pads in the pants, they seem to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By Neubz
KLR650 - Quick compression test question

Right now I am in the process of grinding down my KACR on my KLR650. Do I need to replace the cylinder head cover before I do a compression test, or is it okay to turn the engine over with the...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,199
Posted By Neubz
Isn't touching a halogen bulb supposed to lead to...

Isn't touching a halogen bulb supposed to lead to its early demise? Perhaps do you get some oil from your hands on it during install?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,199
Posted By Neubz
Why do you think the Halogens are burning out so...

Why do you think the Halogens are burning out so quickly?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,199
Posted By Neubz
The Ebay vendor just got back to me. Those H3...

The Ebay vendor just got back to me. Those H3 LEDs have a 20mm length and an 11 mm diameter. Looks like they'll fit in my housings. We'll see if any better options pop up today....
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,199
Posted By Neubz
H3 LED Bulbs

I am creating some auxiliary LED fog lights for my KLR. I realize the LED are not going to be as bright as standard 55W or 35W halogen bulbs, but I really want them more to increase visibility to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 376,559
Posted By Neubz
I can't believe the freakin' merimite cans made...

I can't believe the freakin' merimite cans made it...

Great job guys. Excellent report. I guess I will have to go buy a book now or something to give myself something to do...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Neubz
Jesse Bags and Givi Trunk ???

<!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> I just ordered a set of Jesse Odyssey II bags for an '09 KLR650. I was planning on also getting a Givi E45 Hard case. Will the Jesse bags be able...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,397
Posted By Neubz
Wow those are both incredible experiences.... 4-6...

Wow those are both incredible experiences.... 4-6 years and still ticking?!
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