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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,180
Posted By desmodab
Tamnidium - that's terrible to hear - wishing you...

Tamnidium - that's terrible to hear - wishing you a speedy recovery...

(Sorry for the hijack Anti)

DD
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,180
Posted By desmodab
Thanks Rainier - exactly what I was afraid of! I...

Thanks Rainier - exactly what I was afraid of! I did check out their site before asking but was only on my first coffee and must have missed it. Thx for the tip.

Cheers, DD
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,180
Posted By desmodab
Hey Anti - how big is the tent inside? I checked...

Hey Anti - how big is the tent inside? I checked the Sprocket site and there's dimensions of it packed up but nothing saying how big it is inside (unless I missed it). One big problem I have with...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,180
Posted By desmodab
I've said it before and I'll say it again - your...

I've said it before and I'll say it again - your photos are absolutely amazing. I really don't know how you do it.

Fantastic. Ride on!

DD
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Congrats Kiwi - she's a beaut! Re: spacers...

Congrats Kiwi - she's a beaut!

Re: spacers before buying the Aztecs I experimented like Pampero said and made up some spacers using bronze bushings I had left over from a previous engineering...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,180
Posted By desmodab
Great news and safe travels my friend. I think...

Great news and safe travels my friend. I think back to the days when I first found "coast to coast with an Italian supermodel" and recall how many great hours reading and deep thinking I got from...
Forum: Beasts 08-07-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
On my multi I installed a set of Aztec spacers. I...

On my multi I installed a set of Aztec spacers. I bought them from Dave in the UK - GREAT guy.

I also installed a Wunderlich wind deflector on the top edge of the windscreen, but I am 6'-7" and...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
I've got almost 9000km (~5500m) on my PR3s and...

I've got almost 9000km (~5500m) on my PR3s and could probably go another 2000km on the rear, the front still looks new. Although I love them for wear I have to say the front end of my bike has...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Love the sticker idea... LMAO. I haven't...

Love the sticker idea... LMAO.

I haven't found mine to be great, but they're not so terrible that I can't see out of them (not that it's relevant to your question... Sorry). The bigger issue I...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,966
Posted By desmodab
Congrats in losing the weight! Must feel great. ...

Congrats in losing the weight! Must feel great.

Glad to hear this thread lives on and is helping some people. I was afraid to take this on but with the help of some other inmates I was able to so...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
GoPro, weight and riders!

RE: GoPro on the Multi, as Mr. Canoehead says, I have messed with them in mine and found a couple of good spots. He is right on by saying buy extra batteries - we found they last about 45mins in...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-25-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,757
Posted By desmodab
Checking in

Hey Anti. Looks like things moving slowly but still good! I spent the week in an office behind a desk leering at all of your photos wishing I was there, so you got that goin' for you (which is...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
hi Kiwi, No, I didn't take the time to post,...

hi Kiwi,

No, I didn't take the time to post, but could if you wanted details. All I can tell you is I have done a lot of work and farkling on both this multi and my former bike (VStrom 1000) and...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
On my Multi I regularly run my heated grips,...

On my Multi I regularly run my heated grips, Gerbings heated jacket, Denali LEDs, HID headlights, Zumo 660, USB charger to my iPhone and all of the other std electronics and have never had an issue....
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,966
Posted By desmodab
For what it's worth I agree and think you are...

For what it's worth I agree and think you are 100% correct - follow the oil level recommendation for the springs and you should be okay.

Desmodab (formerly Snowstrom and OP)
Forum: Trip Planning 07-18-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,757
Posted By desmodab
Sorry to hear about all the challenges Anti. I...

Sorry to hear about all the challenges Anti. I see by your Instagram photos that things are looking up. Your Lambo taxi looks like fun. Hang in there!

DD
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
I had the same issue with the slave cylinder at...

I had the same issue with the slave cylinder at about 7000km and also noticed the clutch fluid had turned very dark. I changed the fluid and bled it and it's been perfect since, that was more than...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Email sent!

Email sent!
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
I got the Alaska sheepskin for mine too -...

I got the Alaska sheepskin for mine too - sheared. I find it's great, but I usually take it off on shorter rides because I like the "stickiness" of the seat for twisties, etc. And with he sheepskin...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Thanks - would love to see some pics. I'm...

Thanks - would love to see some pics.

I'm heading off for a 10 day ride in early August. Kids are in camps and my wife is working so woo hoo! Going to meet up with a couple of friends for parts of...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Expat - long time no talk! How did/do you find...

Expat - long time no talk! How did/do you find the fit for you on the S1000RR? I am also 6'-7" and ride a 2011 Multi Touring S... Curious to know how small it is. I suspect we would look like...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,757
Posted By desmodab
Fantastic to hear Anti! Of course we will remain...

Fantastic to hear Anti! Of course we will remain tuned in through ADV.

Safe travels my friend!

DD
Forum: Canada 06-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
What's in 12 days dude?

What's in 12 days dude?
Forum: Canada 06-09-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
Hope you guys are having fun!

Mark/Smurph - I left a PM - hope you guys are having great time. I am in SFO now, will be here until Thursday morning. Contact info in PM.

TTY soon, DD
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,757
Posted By desmodab
thanks Micha - PM sent DD

thanks Micha - PM sent

DD
Forum: Canada 05-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
Right on - have fun guys. By the way, the...

Right on - have fun guys.

By the way, the new paint job looks good. Well done.

DD
Forum: Canada 05-21-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
Hey guys - let me know when/if you're passing...

Hey guys - let me know when/if you're passing through San Francisco... Maybe we can meet up there?

DD
Forum: Trip Planning 05-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,757
Posted By desmodab
Link?

Does anyone have a link to his posts or know his username?

I'd like to read that.

DD
Forum: Canada 03-27-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
:d :d

:d :d
Forum: Canada 03-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
I have room here for a couple of bikes... ...

I have room here for a couple of bikes...


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Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Yossarian: Love the user name and Catch22...

Yossarian: Love the user name and Catch22 references,

Milo Minderbender
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 180,273
Posted By desmodab
That would be awesome dude, but no pressure. I...

That would be awesome dude, but no pressure. I know you've got a couple of things on your mind! :D:D

DD
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 69,585
Posted By desmodab
Wow - looked sloppy out there. Thanks for...

Wow - looked sloppy out there. Thanks for sharing!

DD
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
Nice to see you chaps getting oot-and-aboot!...

Nice to see you chaps getting oot-and-aboot! Start of th season.

Mardaf - that GS is real Purdy. Looks great - congrats again!!

Cowgirl - are you still in Victoria? I moved there in August. Let...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 180,273
Posted By desmodab
I need to learn to do that. I find the opposite -...

I need to learn to do that. I find the opposite - I have some weird subconscious fear and find myself coming home early most times. I have done many longer trips, but always with a friend or two (or...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
I just added 3 yrs to my 2011 multi S Touring for...

I just added 3 yrs to my 2011 multi S Touring for $1400 CDN which I though was reasonable...


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Forum: Canada 03-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 16,690
Posted By desmodab
Des is here...

Hey guys - great to see the move over here to ADV. To be honest there was so little action on the old site I gave up a few months ago. I would check in once in a while but infrequent at best. I...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Hey Willie - sorry for the delay, been really...

Hey Willie - sorry for the delay, been really busy up here. Wanted to say thanks for this. Much appreciated!

Happy holidays to everyone,

Desmodab
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
Hey Willie - did you install those front springs...

Hey Willie - did you install those front springs yourself? Sounds like it. If so, was it hard and where did you find the instructions or guidelines?? Last thing - do you have an Ohlins part number...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,952
Views: 1,181,855
Posted By desmodab
...I think it's the factory front fender...

...I think it's the factory front fender extender... Keep lookin'

Seriously good luck! Watcha up to?

I had mine sort of like that last summer installing the Power Commander - all fairings plus...
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