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Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By Str8lin
Burr Trail, Hole in Rock Trail - Escalante ..condition?

Will be traveling in SW over next 10 days and wondering if anyone has traveled the Burr or Hole in Rock trails in the Escalante Wilderness (UT) recently. Will be traveling with a new (to off road)...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By Str8lin
SHAKE the bike HARD.. I did same thing.....

SHAKE the bike HARD..

I did same thing.. looked and looked..plastics off.. got two friends and we shook the sXXt out of it for 2 secs.. part comes flying out!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Str8lin
Have run TKC front and Tourance rear for multiple...

Have run TKC front and Tourance rear for multiple mixed trips (slab/dirt). Getting into the off road, air down and the Tourance will get ya through all but the knarly.... Good option. I now run...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,041
Posted By Str8lin
Love TKCs, but the slab just eats them up,...

Love TKCs, but the slab just eats them up, especially on a large torque bike like the 1200GS... Wet to Heidineau and will report back after this summers 6000 tour.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 71,302
Posted By Str8lin
Installed Boosterplug on my 2011, can so tell a...

Installed Boosterplug on my 2011, can so tell a difference at idle and through the low end... as stated before, actually shifts smoother! Seriously... great investment..... no popping on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,396
Posted By Str8lin
GF @ Mt. Rainier

GF on her GS @ Mt. Rainier today.

http://i.imgur.com/YKnin9A.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By Str8lin
Very nice.. I agree on the color choice.. nicest...

Very nice.. I agree on the color choice.. nicest of the bunch!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 988
Posted By Str8lin
The guys at Altrider are the best, they will sort...

The guys at Altrider are the best, they will sort it out and make it right.. they have helped me resolve a couple nonAltrider product issues over time. I have 4 of their guards on a couple of my GSs...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,089
Posted By Str8lin
great stuff

I use the "O" ring setup too, after 3 years, no slop, no UV degradation.

Bought set at BMW Rally from guy selling Excelthrottlelock.. 20.00 for full set, more than enough to do both grips.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Str8lin
Auxiliary light security

Anyone going to any extra measure to secure your expensive aux lights to the bike? Will be mounting Clearwater Kristas to PIAA light bar on my GS.

Regardless of how secure the mounting bracket...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Str8lin
Source

Been using the techspec stuff on my GS tank, stuff doesnt wear, a little 303 will keep like new.

Order from Altrider... Seattle
http://www.altrider.com/techspec-gripster-tank-grips/pid/1210
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Str8lin
Thanks guys............ will rectify tonight!!

Thanks guys............ will rectify tonight!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Str8lin
Factory skid plate F650GS same as 700, 800?

My friend bought a 2010 F650GS (twin) which had a crazy cow catcher rig made with old single thumper (605GS) parts. Wanted to get a stock plate on and then upgrade to a better (Altrider or TT) skid...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Str8lin
Looking for a true 50/50, Id say the Heidis,...

Looking for a true 50/50, Id say the Heidis, everything else leans to one end of the spectrum or the other. Of course with a true 50/50 ya must remember it does nothing really really well, just gets...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Str8lin
Batopias a MUST. Creel for a day or two for...

Batopias a MUST.
Creel for a day or two for sure and the parks outside of town.
Basaseachi national park and waterfalls, one of the highest in MX. After the falls get on FH highway #16 and head...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Str8lin
Kevrider, what are the dates in April you...

Kevrider,

what are the dates in April you will be heading to MX. Do you have a crew or going solo?
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Str8lin
Agree with notion... take your time and ride as...

Agree with notion... take your time and ride as far as Loreto, have wife fly in there and enjoy the area, it's mellow and friendly! Explore!
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,853
Posted By Str8lin
twisted-hog, when you heading south from...

twisted-hog,

when you heading south from Van? I will be running south from seattle, solo early April.
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Str8lin
Riding DV and Mohave

Looking for some insights on some of the backcountry rides in Death Valley. I was there last spring, had great time. Rode most of the slab, did Titus Canyon (will do again), but want to get out to...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,202
Posted By Str8lin
All the elements and substances have been...

All the elements and substances have been tried........... stay with the ceramic beads. I have used and recycled 3-4 ounces through a number of tire changes. Toss those discolored or distorted, put...
Forum: Americas 01-08-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,030
Posted By Str8lin
You will not have a problem in Baja. ...

You will not have a problem in Baja.

Enjoy, your trip and do not worry.
Forum: Face plant 12-26-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,219
Posted By Str8lin
MT Grrl, Merry Christmas and best wishes,...

MT Grrl,

Merry Christmas and best wishes, good luck and prayers in your speedy recovery and return to a healthy and happy future.

Read the entire thread start to finish... you are an...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By Str8lin
Concur with others, nice place to visit.. but...

Concur with others, nice place to visit.. but certainly not live.

A few of us rode our big bikes to DV last April, temps perfect, riding and sights outstanding. Camped @ Furnace creek......
Forum: Americas 12-19-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By Str8lin
Lived and worked (outside - NParkS) in griz...

Lived and worked (outside - NParkS) in griz country (MT and WY) @ 20 years, would see them hunting and hiking, but THEY would avoid a confrontation. NPS rangers ONLY carry pepper spray (mostly...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Str8lin
May have missed it, but not sure of how much time...

May have missed it, but not sure of how much time you have for trip. I travel Seattle to SoCal 2-3 times a year on my GS. Of course I-5 is the quickest and #1/101 is most scenic, how much time is the...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Str8lin
Dv

Was in DV last April. Three of us, GS, GSA and KTM 990. The GSA guy was quiet hesistant to do Titus Canyon, the KTM990 and me on the GS had a superb time. Good dirt skills, took time to explore....
Forum: Americas 11-14-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,507
Posted By Str8lin
Set your GPS up to look for Motel 6 or...

Set your GPS up to look for Motel 6 or comparable.... @ 20-30 $ a night, usually in decent part of town, near fast food or better.. basic, hot shower and wifi..
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,620
Posted By Str8lin
Go with whatever off the shelf you can get now,...

Go with whatever off the shelf you can get now, but save for a custom set. Go to the next moto show or larger rally and there are usually 2-3 vendors. Get a good fit, who ever does it should...
Forum: Americas 08-29-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,403
Posted By Str8lin
Counter Assault pepper spray ...

Counter Assault pepper spray

http://www.rei.com/product/722005/counter-assault-bear-deterrent-spray-102-oz (http://www.rei.com/product/722005/counter-assault-bear-deterrent-spray-102-oz)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,558
Posted By Str8lin
Misread my sight glass using flashlight at gas...

Misread my sight glass using flashlight at gas stop I-5 Seattle to LA Iron Butte, over filled by 6-8 oz, ran bike to LA and back to Seattle, did not miss beat nor burn oil out... have run 2000mi...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Str8lin
Thanks Jetspeed

Thanks bro... Just ordered..

A brew waiting for ya here in Seattle.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Str8lin
Fuel tank filler cap.... Broke

Fueling up my 05 gs in San Francisco and the damn black rubber collar on gas spout gets caught in my filler lid and ..breaks it off.

So what options do i have other than OEM replacement from...
Forum: Americas 06-24-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Str8lin
Been looking at recommendations.. superb.. amd...

Been looking at recommendations.. superb.. amd setting routes, waypoints this week...

Thanks to you it will make a great trip an awesome one!!
:clap
Steve
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,981
Posted By Str8lin
I have carried it on backcountry of MT, WY and...

I have carried it on backcountry of MT, WY and BC and coastal kayaking trips thru BC.. never had to use it .. but it would beat kicking a bear in the nose with one foot while he naws on the...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Str8lin
Awesome suggestions.. more specific.. less...

Awesome suggestions..

more specific.. less touristy. more riding with maybe stop and see.. have some timelines so more time on bike than on foot....

I'm more liking the idea of riding...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,981
Posted By Str8lin
Get a can, the big can, of Counter Assault, used...

Get a can, the big can, of Counter Assault, used by backcountry rangers in Yellowstone and Tetons. Can buy it and the holster at REI.

I kayak BC alot, remote locations, every paddler packs a...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Str8lin
Question 7 days anywhere on East Coast.. What do you recommend seeing?

Will be riding GS to the East Coast, arriving Atlantic City @ 7/10, have 7 days, what do I see? Could travel north or south from NJ.. best suggestions make that decisions for me.. yup, that...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Str8lin
Cal Wayne @ South Sound BMW, Fife (Tacoma) WA. ...

Cal Wayne @ South Sound BMW, Fife (Tacoma) WA.
253-922-2004

They do storage there. Cost depends on length of time.
Forum: Americas 05-19-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Str8lin
IBA .. any 50CC riders?? Past or future?

Howdy,

Wanting to know if there are any Iron Butt riders here. I have done a few Iron Butts and Saddle Sore. I am considering the 50cc in July. That is the Coast to Coast under 50 hours. I have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,201
Posted By Str8lin
Will you be posting a trip report. I thinking...

Will you be posting a trip report. I thinking about doing heading to DV in a couple weeks and would be cool to hear about your experiences, road reports camping etc.... kinda reconing it for us!
...
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