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Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Okie Preacher
Nine responses and six brand recommendations! ...

Nine responses and six brand recommendations!

Pick the ones that you best like the looks of and go with them. (I use a set of Zega Pro's when on pavement and have just installed a set of Mosko...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Okie Preacher
Best armor and protection, I like my MotoPort...

Best armor and protection, I like my MotoPort Gear: http://www.motoport.com/

But, I am looking at adding a set of KLIM gear for cold/wet/dual sport:...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Okie Preacher
Perfect! Thank you. :clap

Perfect! Thank you. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Okie Preacher
Tools for the '15 GSA

Taking a long trip with a buddy who just picked up a new '15 GSA. He has not had time to gather much of a tool or repair kit so my question is, "What tools specific to the new GSA does a guy need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Okie Preacher
:ear

:ear
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Okie Preacher
Define unusual! :lol3 I have dunked them...

Define unusual! :lol3

I have dunked them repeatedly and not found a bubble. I have wondered if it isn't an issue with the valve, but nothing there either. Who knows, but as long as they keep...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By Okie Preacher
I am on my third Insulated Q-Core as each have...

I am on my third Insulated Q-Core as each have developed slow leaks. Tent with a groundsheet and never outside on bare ground. I have yet been able to locate, patch, and repair the leaks as none...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 14,697
Posted By Okie Preacher
Freakin' lying bears! Is there anything worse...

Freakin' lying bears! Is there anything worse than a stinking bear that plays fast and loose with the truth? :lol3
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 359,829
Posted By Okie Preacher
You're in luck as the "Kit" contains two bags and...

You're in luck as the "Kit" contains two bags and all the hardware necessary to mount them on your existing racks.

GREAT gear and I am loving my BC35's. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Okie Preacher
They do on some versions. The Steve Classics are...

They do on some versions. The Steve Classics are still a favorite of mine for pavement touring and they offer three lengths.

After looking at y'alls recommendations and a lengthy visit with the...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Okie Preacher
Motoport Jacket and rain liners over the gauntlet...

Motoport Jacket and rain liners over the gauntlet on the gloves.

Hadn't considered a set of glove covers:...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By Okie Preacher
Gore-Tex Gloves:

Taking a month-long trip up through the Yukon and AK in August. I am traveling with a buddy who attracts wet weather like nothing I have ever seen, so I am expecting several unbroken multi-day...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,870
Posted By Okie Preacher
Once you eat one of these, you will never eat a...

Once you eat one of these, you will never eat a Mountain House or Backpacker's Pantry meal again.

http://goodto-go.com/
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-16-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Okie Preacher
The Blackhawk is a great little bag! :thumb

The Blackhawk is a great little bag! :thumb
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Okie Preacher
My GS swallowed the alternator belt while on the...

My GS swallowed the alternator belt while on the CDR several years ago. No sign, no sound, no warning. Was able to limp her 50 miles into town and cell coverage. Worked to convince the tech on the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-14-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,373
Posted By Okie Preacher
I have had the GS Coast to Coast this year on...

I have had the GS Coast to Coast this year on business travel. I never think it is fair to charge out on a per-mile rate on the motorcycle, so I look at what the cheapest flight and rental car would...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Okie Preacher
I just installed a Wolfman Blackhawk. Love it. ...

I just installed a Wolfman Blackhawk. Love it.

It is small--8 Liters--which is just what I was looking for. Holds the stuff I need close, but isn't in the way when standing or turning tight. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,833
Posted By Okie Preacher
Yep, a bivy and a tarp go hand-in-hand. There...

Yep, a bivy and a tarp go hand-in-hand. There are times in the summer when I am confident of no rain that I will skip the tent or the tarp and just toss the bag and pad in the bivy and snore. But...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,932
Posted By Okie Preacher
Just installed the Wolfman Blackhawk on my '09 GS...

Just installed the Wolfman Blackhawk on my '09 GS as a replacement to my long-ago worn out small GS Bag. First impressions are very positive and I think it is going to be just what I was looking for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Okie Preacher
Shop a while and you will find well maintained...

Shop a while and you will find well maintained '08 & '09 models with 50-60K miles that trade for $9-10,000. The general rule is buy the newest bike you can afford. If there are particular accessories...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Okie Preacher
Would you mind posting his contact info, please? ...

Would you mind posting his contact info, please?

My TTX's are going to be long overdue by the end of the summer and it would be nice to have a shop here in OKC that could handle the work.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By Okie Preacher
The first couple times it is a PITA. With a...

The first couple times it is a PITA. With a little practice and experience, swapping them out gets to be manageable. I keep a K60 on the back and a TKC80 on the front and know I am going to need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Okie Preacher
http://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Honda-08734-0001-Mol...

http://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Honda-08734-0001-Moly-Grease/dp/B0083BWUYW

:thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,141
Posted By Okie Preacher
If this becomes an "I ride in women's underwear"...

If this becomes an "I ride in women's underwear" thread, I'm gonna start to question this place. :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Okie Preacher
Look at the Wolfman Blackhawk. ...

Look at the Wolfman Blackhawk.

http://wolfmanluggage.com/products/blackhawk-tank-bag
Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 995
Views: 70,486
Posted By Okie Preacher
Dang! :cry Heal quick.

Dang! :cry

Heal quick.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By Okie Preacher
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=72...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=726107 :thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,920
Posted By Okie Preacher
With the mounting pucks and the attachment plates...

With the mounting pucks and the attachment plates the bags weigh 9 or 10 pound each.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,920
Posted By Okie Preacher
They are attached to my Touratech racks. I'm...

They are attached to my Touratech racks. I'm planning to keep my Zega Pro's for pavement and use the soft bags if there is any significant dirt involved with a trip.

As to the jacket, my heavy...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,920
Posted By Okie Preacher
Mounted a pair of the Mosko Moto Backcountry 35's...

Mounted a pair of the Mosko Moto Backcountry 35's for an upcoming Alaska run. Very impressed with the quality and design of the bags. Lots of usable capacity. The two bags, coupled with a 30 liter...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Okie Preacher
Burned up a set of TKC80's on a trip to Florida...

Burned up a set of TKC80's on a trip to Florida last month. Found a dealership in Tampa that had a set. They pulled them off the rack and were getting ready to spin them on when I asked to see the...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 359,829
Posted By Okie Preacher
Mounted up the BC 35's last night. If you have...

Mounted up the BC 35's last night. If you have not yet seen the quality of the Mosko Moto gear up close and personal, you will not be disappointed. Very well thought out design, excellent materials...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Okie Preacher
Worn or cupped tires are the biggest source of...

Worn or cupped tires are the biggest source of vibration on my '09. That and the fact that it is powered by what is basically a two-cylindered tractor engine! :D
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,572
Views: 359,829
Posted By Okie Preacher
I got the "Your Order Has Shipped" email on my...

I got the "Your Order Has Shipped" email on my BC35's! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,776
Posted By Okie Preacher
Cynical much? I don't know the dealerships you...

Cynical much? I don't know the dealerships you work with, but the guys in OKC are great to deal with. I watched Dave pull it off, we both inspected the old hub, and he spun the new part on.

I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 96,776
Posted By Okie Preacher
Took all of 50 minutes. The old one was fine. ...

Took all of 50 minutes. The old one was fine. Mechanic told me they had yet to pull one off that was damaged.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Okie Preacher
I use a medium Wolfman Dry bag on the back for...

I use a medium Wolfman Dry bag on the back for the tent and sleeping gear. But inside the Drybag, I pack the tent in a Sea-to-Summit compression bag, then pack the sleeping gear (Bag, Pad, Pillow,...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 58,451
Posted By Okie Preacher
Like NTTF said, It packs down well. I stuff mine...

Like NTTF said, It packs down well. I stuff mine in a large Sea to Summit compression bag and can squeeze it down to basketball size. It isn't the smallest, or the lightest, but I guarantee when...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By Okie Preacher
Try the tall Ztechnic. ...

Try the tall Ztechnic.

http://www.nationalcycle.com/vehicles/motorcycle/bmw/bmwr1200gsadventure/2009bmwr1200gsadventure/z2418.html
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By Okie Preacher
Protect you, then protect the bike.

Protect you, then protect the bike.
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