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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
I used a BMW repair cable, connected it to the...

I used a BMW repair cable, connected it to the 590 then fished the rest of the 590 lines under the tank and have them accessible under the seat. I leave my Ipod connected to the USB and it comes on...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-20-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,945
Posted By Canuk
Platypus GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System - This...

Platypus GravityWorks 4.0L Filter System - This pump-free system is gravity fed and offers a high-flow capacity. Fill the unfiltered water reservoir, raise, and hang it. You'll have 4L of clean water...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-17-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Canuk
I'm doing a similar ride from west of Ottawa to...

I'm doing a similar ride from west of Ottawa to Pictou County end of May. I'm going through the US on secondary roads, picked a good campsite in the White Mountains VT and then will do the second leg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
I also just bought the 590, I'm coming from a...

I also just bought the 590, I'm coming from a Navigator III so it's Flintstones to Jetsons for me.

I've got an SMH10 installed in my Shuberth C3, Zumo paired to my BB Z10 phone and Ipod connected...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Canuk
Got it back on. Odd that it does not sit flush on...

Got it back on. Odd that it does not sit flush on the plastic block by the seat. The tank has to be pried up a bit from the seat end then the bolts inserted so it seems to be putting a lot of weight...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Canuk
Thanks for your reply, I see you had a bit of the...

Thanks for your reply, I see you had a bit of the same issue although my alignment seems to be off by quite a bit more. I'll lift the tank up tomorrow to where the holes line up, bolt them on and be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Canuk
Tank Removal Problem

First time tank removal on my 2007 GSA in order to mount Zumo 590 and have a cleaner finish by fishing the cables under the seat. I know to lots of inmates this is a sinch but to me, as a junior...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By Canuk
The difference with the Zumo 590 is that the...

The difference with the Zumo 590 is that the numerous strands of optional plugins are further down the line and not at the source of the cradle so opening the cradle I don't think will do it. I also...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
Gas_Man;24113083]If you would be so kind...what...

Gas_Man;24113083]If you would be so kind...what is the discount code? Thank you.

I didn't receive a discount code. I paid the full amount up front after getting an email promise to apply a 10%...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By Canuk
[QUOTE=Rodknee;24108153]i found some posts here...

[QUOTE=Rodknee;24108153]i found some posts here and on another board regarding the 660 mount, and it's extra wires. they cracked open the cradle, cut out the excess wiring and removed it. i will be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
I ordered mine last week, the discount I received...

I ordered mine last week, the discount I received was 10% on the gps. I ordered the unit without the TPMs.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
GPS City

...they'll give you a 10% ADV discount. Better than nothing.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Canuk
You may be right about the kml file being the...

You may be right about the kml file being the issue, once I tried downloading a kml file into BC that I created from Google maps and I got a message in BC saying "not a valid KMZ file". I'll try to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Canuk
[QUOTE=DRTBYK;24039960]What version of BaseCamp...

[QUOTE=DRTBYK;24039960]What version of BaseCamp are you using?

I'm using the latest version (v4.2.4)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Canuk
Importing Google map route to Basecamp

I'm using a Macbook Pro and working with classic Google maps. I create a route and saved it to My Places in Google Maps. I then clicked the blue Google Earth square beside the KML option. Once I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
I'm looking at the 590LM as well, I believe it...

I'm looking at the 590LM as well, I believe it goes on sale in Canada later this month and ships from GPS City on 6 May.

Technical question: I have a 2007 GSA and have the Navigator III installed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 46,572
Posted By Canuk
Does anyone know if these are all separate...

Does anyone know if these are all separate cables or all dangle from one end? Could a car lighter/powerlet adapter plugged into the bike powerlet outlet be a good alternative to hardwiring to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,888
Posted By Canuk
seat to peg ratio

The R is very tall - difficult to get on and off. Hoping to find a way to lower the front forks an inch. If anyone knows how to do it please let me know?[/QUOTE]

What is the seat to peg distance...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,175,846
Posted By Canuk
How would you compare the X Challenge vs the the...

How would you compare the X Challenge vs the the 570 Berg on a trip such as this one? If you were to do it over would you choose the same bike?
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Canuk
Thanks, that makes my issue look quite minor in...

Thanks, that makes my issue look quite minor in comparison :)
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Canuk
problem solved and sorry to waste anyone's time...

problem solved and sorry to waste anyone's time reading this.

Gasket was from the discarded filter and stuck in place after removal.
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Canuk
Oil/filter Change Problem

2007 GSA
Nearly completed an oil/filter change, started the engine with approx 3.5 litres of oil in it to let it settle with the thoughts of topping up after viewing level in the glass. After...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,077
Posted By Canuk
I also found the stock screen to be insufficient...

I also found the stock screen to be insufficient - not so concerned about wind protection on the torso but rather the howling wind through the helmet was very fatiguing on anything longer than a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By Canuk
...very happy with my Rox Risers, +2", easy...

...very happy with my Rox Risers, +2", easy install.
Forum: Americas 05-23-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Canuk
...well, glad it's not a show stopper. Your...

...well, glad it's not a show stopper. Your comments about "feeling more comfortable when armed, not just in the wilderness but anywhere"...may draw a raised brow in this country. Canada is one of...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,983
Posted By Canuk
The folks who live here do fine without firearms...

The folks who live here do fine without firearms while camping. If that concept is unappealing it may be better to find a different vacation destination...
Forum: Americas 05-22-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By Canuk
Right on for Schwartz, an absolute must and Mtl...

Right on for Schwartz, an absolute must and Mtl landmark.
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Canuk
I have seen these in pics but agree they might be...

I have seen these in pics but agree they might be a bit short, especially on a long ride.
I'm also considering getting a used stock screen and chopping it down...they seem to be hard to find...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Canuk
Thanks, I realize there are several factors to...

Thanks, I realize there are several factors to consider, I thought it would give me an idea with someone the same size and similar set up (6'4", 35" inseam, Russell saddle, C3, etc). I know there...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Canuk
Pics of Cut Down Windscreen?

Has anyone cut down a GSA stock windscreen to reduce wind buffeting? I can' t get around the buffeting issue on my '07 GSA (I know, join the queue) none of the adjustment positions seem to reduce...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,591
Posted By Canuk
+1 for Russell, comfort all day long. Best...

+1 for Russell, comfort all day long. Best accessory I ever purchased for a motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,726
Posted By Canuk
I've now had the SG3 for a year and a half and...

I've now had the SG3 for a year and a half and I'm very impressed in hot, cold and wet. It does it all very well.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,726
Posted By Canuk
I ended up buying the SG3 jacket as well and I've...

I ended up buying the SG3 jacket as well and I've ridden extensively in the rain and stayed bone dry. Also rode in 30+C days and while warm, it is bearable.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Canuk
My '07 GSA calls for 4l but when I add 4l it...

My '07 GSA calls for 4l but when I add 4l it fills to the top of the circle. Why would it call for 4l and then state in the manual the level should only be to half or slighly above the half way mark...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,847
Posted By Canuk
I have to say they are some of the most...

I have to say they are some of the most comfortable boots for riding and walking in.

No disputing that, they are indeed very comfortable for both riding and walking. What bothered me a bit was...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,847
Posted By Canuk
[quote=Joshthemule]What say you in light of all...

[quote=Joshthemule]What say you in light of all the "waterproof" critisism? The majority seems to disagree with you. My mind is already made up and the boots are on order but now I'm just curious. To...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By Canuk
I treated them with Snowseal - they still leaked....

I treated them with Snowseal - they still leaked. I could understand if I had them for several years and they slowly began to leak. The fact that they leaked on the very first exposure to rain was...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By Canuk
I wear a size 11 and the 46 fit perfectly. I did...

I wear a size 11 and the 46 fit perfectly. I did a lot of research and ended up buying these boots. Quality and fit were perfect - waterproof...not so much. The left boot leaked right through after...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Canuk
Just got my Daylong a few months ago with vinyl...

Just got my Daylong a few months ago with vinyl sides and leather seating surface. I can't speak to the difference between vinly/leather although I suspect leather will hold up better and longer, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,438
Posted By Canuk
[quote=mudluva]Who is around 6'5" that can tell...

[quote=mudluva]Who is around 6'5" that can tell me how they cope with wind coming off the windscreen?

I'm 6' 4", wind is not an issue. Adjust the screen a bit on the ADV to suit your riding...
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