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Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,559
Posted By worthydog
yes, rode with Himalayan roadrunners. Awesome...

yes, rode with Himalayan roadrunners. Awesome trip with Indian mechanics in tow!
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,559
Posted By worthydog
I rode an older 500 from Kathmandu to Lhasa...

I rode an older 500 from Kathmandu to Lhasa Tibet. It was a fun ride. comfortable but not thrilling. What surprised me was how workable they are on dirt roads and decent quality single track.The old...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By worthydog
so is there a radio solution that is good for 2-3...

so is there a radio solution that is good for 2-3 miles?
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By worthydog
Blue tooth is just the technology that links your...

Blue tooth is just the technology that links your stuff wirelessly, right? My phone uses that in my car. But it doesn't do the communicating. For that you need a phone, or some type of radio. I...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By worthydog
Bike to bike communications. need advice

My brothers and I have interphone 5 (or was it 4?) systems on our helmet. They worked ok on a trip to Patagonia until the microphone shields blew off and all you heard was wind. They were also...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,198
Posted By worthydog
I wear a cycling bib under my riding pants. I...

I wear a cycling bib under my riding pants. I have 10's of thousands of miles touring in them. They add 100 miles to my day easy. Buy good ones, buy the right fit. There is a reason the TDF riders...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By worthydog
I did exactly that on mine. Worked great

I did exactly that on mine. Worked great
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 517,151
Posted By worthydog
Sounds impressive. Do you have a picture of an...

Sounds impressive. Do you have a picture of an F650 with those on?
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,049
Views: 517,151
Posted By worthydog
F650 gs twin

Woody, I am looking for a tubeless spoke wheel for my F650 gs twin. I want a true tubeless without tape. I understand you can make those with caponord wheels, true?
Forum: Vendors 12-19-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 198,768
Posted By worthydog
Thanks Ken, good input Ali, any thoughts on...

Thanks Ken, good input

Ali, any thoughts on temps the Fusion can handle?
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 198,768
Posted By worthydog
great input. The fusions sound interesting. What...

great input. The fusions sound interesting. What kind of temps will they handle with and without grip warmers? price is not an object since I will keep these for years. Besides, you feel stupid...
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,674
Posted By worthydog
yes, Ron was the guy I dealt with. quite good

yes, Ron was the guy I dealt with. quite good
Forum: Alaska 12-17-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,674
Posted By worthydog
took mine about 2 weeks fro Anchorage to Ventura....

took mine about 2 weeks fro Anchorage to Ventura. Delivered to the BMW dealer who serviced it for me. nice
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 198,768
Posted By worthydog
winter gloves

I am going on a trip through the Patagonias to Tierra Del Fuego (50% dirt) and I need some waterproof gloves. We will have long periods at high speed on highway and lots of slower gravel roads. I...
Forum: Alaska 12-11-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,674
Posted By worthydog
Bike delivered to the dealer in perfect shape. I...

Bike delivered to the dealer in perfect shape. I would use classic motion again
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 82,376
Posted By worthydog
I miss Rick. he provided the best service I ever...

I miss Rick. he provided the best service I ever experienced. He walked me through an installation that took some finese with the worst directions I ever saw. Rewire tail light, move exhaust, things...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 82,376
Posted By worthydog
Are the 10 inch odyssey bags for the r1200 the...

Are the 10 inch odyssey bags for the r1200 the same exact can as the ones for the F650twin? Could they be moved between bikes?
Forum: Latin America 11-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By worthydog
Does anyone know if you can get permission from...

Does anyone know if you can get permission from Mexico to keep a bike in Mexico for up to a year?
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By worthydog
thanks, I will

thanks, I will
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By worthydog
thanks, I will. Any other suggestions?

thanks, I will. Any other suggestions?
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By worthydog
does Danny own the Bonded Warehouse? Can you give...

does Danny own the Bonded Warehouse? Can you give me the name contact info of the company? did the CR govt put a hold on your vehicle permit? Are the bikes in a secure environment? what was the cost?...
Forum: Latin America 11-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,442
Posted By worthydog
Talking Mexico/Costa Rica storage

Three of us are considering riding to South America from the US but we need to break it up into annual 2 week sections. Mexico says your bike needs to be out of the country in 6 months. Costa Rica...
Forum: Alaska 07-18-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,674
Posted By worthydog
I dropped my GS with Classic Motion a couple...

I dropped my GS with Classic Motion a couple weeks ago and am awaiting it's receipt in California. Very nice people and impressive operation.
about $1500 from Anchorage to Ventura. They seem to know...
Forum: Alaska 07-07-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,911
Posted By worthydog
Well, we did Denali hwy a few days ago and it was...

Well, we did Denali hwy a few days ago and it was much about nothing. Very pretty ride and we averaged 50 mph. I would ride it on a Harley. Some minor mud and gravel but nothing challenging. I...
Forum: Alaska 07-01-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,911
Posted By worthydog
Tires

We are in Fairbanks now and considering the Denali highway. Its been raining for a few days. Is this a road to ride on a loaded 1200 GS without knobbies? I can airdown my tourances but I'm not sure...
Forum: Alaska 06-19-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By worthydog
purchased rain gear: check waterproofed bags:...

purchased rain gear: check
waterproofed bags: check
ready to drink the coolaid: check

I leave Saturday and should be in Fairbanks in 7 days. I am jacked.
Forum: Alaska 06-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,067
Posted By worthydog
Weather

I am planning a trip to Fairbanks and points south from June 23 to July 8 and the long range forecasts all cll for rain a good part of the time. Can I really expect significant wet that time of year?...
Forum: Alaska 05-23-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By worthydog
great stuff! keep it coming! and be specific,...

great stuff! keep it coming! and be specific, instead of breakfast in some city, give me the name of the restaurant (or flight operator, etc)
you guys are awesome
Forum: Alaska 05-22-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By worthydog
I am going up to Alaska the last week of June and...

I am going up to Alaska the last week of June and will have about the same 9 days once I get there. Let me ask the same question a different way;

If you Alaska residents could see or do 5 things...
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By worthydog
thank you all. some great ideas. now to see...

thank you all. some great ideas. now to see what's available on tape for the ride
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By worthydog
Sorry, I meant fiction and non fiction. Not guide...

Sorry, I meant fiction and non fiction. Not guide books
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By worthydog
Will this mean more skeeters when I am there in...

Will this mean more skeeters when I am there in June-July?
Forum: Alaska 04-09-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By worthydog
Books!

I am getting ready for a late June ride to Alaska and want some good books on , or set in, Alaska and the Yukon. What are your favorites?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By worthydog
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,397
Posted By worthydog
Thoughts on tires

I am planning a trip to Alaska from Santa Barbara with a possible trip up the Haul road. I am contemplating tire choice and would appreciate some input. My usual choice is Tourance for highway and...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By worthydog
I believe you can order sidis in widths

I believe you can order sidis in widths
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,510
Posted By worthydog
Thanks for the input Kevin. I need to think it...

Thanks for the input Kevin. I need to think it through
Forum: Alaska 03-12-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,510
Posted By worthydog
I am in the process of planning a trip this...

I am in the process of planning a trip this summer. How hard would it be to leave Wiseman, go to Deadhorse and back in one day (about 450 miles)? I would like to do it but I don't have a lot of time...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,444
Posted By worthydog
Thanks aktracks. They set me up

Thanks aktracks. They set me up
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,470
Posted By worthydog
Thanks for the links, interesting products. How...

Thanks for the links, interesting products. How does the handle bar mount hold up to tough use? It doesn't look like you have acces to the volume buttons. Thanks for the input
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