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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By jodyz121
Lotsa KLR650s around Lafayette. Most of the folks...

Lotsa KLR650s around Lafayette. Most of the folks I know in the Swamp Scooters have them (and ride the hell out of them). Come to the meeting - Second Wednesday of the month at 7pm - Alesi's...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,560
Posted By jodyz121
Go-Kot sells a 7'1" Large version. ...

Go-Kot sells a 7'1" Large version.

www.campingcot.com (http://www.campingcot.com)
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By jodyz121
I've had an F650ST ('97, I believe), a '99...

I've had an F650ST ('97, I believe), a '99 Funduro, an '02 F650GS and I just got a used '05 Dakar. I've never had any mechanical or performance problems with any of them.

Tip: The Dakar has...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By jodyz121
I bought two of these 533's from Wal-Mart for $30...

I bought two of these 533's from Wal-Mart for $30 apiece, so maybe you should just get a new one.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By jodyz121
Google "Wiggy's Bags".

Google "Wiggy's Bags".
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By jodyz121
Try a heat diffuser. It enables you to cook...

Try a heat diffuser. It enables you to cook evenly in a thin pot with any stove.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,539
Posted By jodyz121
Thumb Exped Air Pillow - Large

This is the best I've found, and I have a bunch of them.
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,545
Posted By jodyz121
Go-Kot/Synmat

I have them both, since I planned to put the mattress on the Kot. Forget it. The Synmat 9 don't need no Kot, and I'm a side-sleeper. Didn't really like the Synmat at first but then I broke down and...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,545
Posted By jodyz121
Exped Synmat 9LW

Second that. Most comfortable sleeping system I've ever used. Get the Air Pillow if you sleep on your side $$ but worth it.
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,559
Posted By jodyz121
Good Solution

Google Sierra Designs Taquito. Bought one at the Rally in the Gorge last year, and it neatly carries my tent, tarp, tarp poles and anything else related to them, including spare parts and fixit...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 435,325
Posted By jodyz121
I love the ride reports, all of them, but once in...

I love the ride reports, all of them, but once in a great while someone really rings the bell. What wonderful reading! I don't have to see what you did to feel the rush. Great story, and I can't...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,894
Posted By jodyz121
I confess to over-indulging in camping gear,...

I confess to over-indulging in camping gear, especially cookware. Always looking for the all-in-one solution: nesting cookware that serves as a stove-holder and pot support, etc., etc. that didn't...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,554
Posted By jodyz121
Something like this would work well: ...

Something like this would work well:

http://www.amazon.com/Canvas-German-Style-Alpine-Rucksack/dp/B000AB9YP6

Currently not available, but see the selection lower on the same page.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,554
Posted By jodyz121
German Rucksacks

Did the same with some German bags sold by Cabelas (cheap). Just did some creative re-use of all the hiking straps into biking straps. And I bought two $10 plastic chopping boards from Target (just...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,914
Posted By jodyz121
I got a Wolfman Expedition Double-ended Duffel...

I got a Wolfman Expedition Double-ended Duffel Bag. Looks small, but it holds the Go-Kot, a Kermit Chair, my Tent & Poles and a GSI folding table. The trick is to roll the tent up long, not short....
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,914
Posted By jodyz121
Go-Kot and Thermarest Basecamp. Very comfortable...

Go-Kot and Thermarest Basecamp. Very comfortable for a side-sleeper like me.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,407
Posted By jodyz121
Sierra Designs Taquito Grande

Sierra Designs Taquito Grande
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By jodyz121
My experience has been the same. Great boots, no...

My experience has been the same. Great boots, no complaints. Mostly hot (HOT) weather riding, but my feet are comfortable (much more so than in regular boots).
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By jodyz121
Yep. I have that screen and I'm really...

Yep. I have that screen and I'm really interested in what you've done with it. Pics, please!

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,824
Posted By jodyz121
Any and all "waterproof gloves".

Any and all "waterproof gloves".
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,784
Posted By jodyz121
Go-Kot

Look here:

http://www.campingcot.com

About half the price of the LuxuryLite, and very comfortable. A little heavier, I think.

Best feature for bikers is that you can actually store...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 79,093
Posted By jodyz121
Pinlock

Haven't remove mine in well over a year. No problems.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 902,071
Posted By jodyz121
Schuberth C3 Helmet

After many, many helmets, this one finally fits and is quiet, comfortable, well-ventilated and I absolutely love the sun visor. The price was higher than giraffe booty, but not tremendously more...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 30,703
Posted By jodyz121
The sodium levels look really high, or is it just...

The sodium levels look really high, or is it just me?
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,691
Posted By jodyz121
Coleman 533

Great stove. Very reliable, adjustable, and it doesn't scream all out of proportion to its size like my Svea. Bought 2 for $30 apiece at Wal-Mart several years ago, and they both still look like...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 67,670
Posted By jodyz121
I used TripJournal for a while, and it performed...

I used TripJournal for a while, and it performed very well. It had a Notes module, and you could save your Photos with your GPS position, so your public could follow your route, read the notes and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 93,577
Posted By jodyz121
Talking [quote=Tiffany]Chemin Sinueux - what the hell...

[quote=Tiffany]Chemin Sinueux - what the hell does that mean you may ask, the clue is in the sign 20 yards further down.


"The road is very sinuous."
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,577
Posted By jodyz121
Oh, yes, with great enjoyment! I'll be following...

Oh, yes, with great enjoyment! I'll be following some of your tracks in August.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,382
Posted By jodyz121
No luck fitting a synthetic bags in a ROUND...

No luck fitting a synthetic bags in a ROUND compression stuffsack into the Great Basin bag. However, I tried an OVAL-shaped Granite Gear stuff sack, and both synthetic bags fit great in the Great...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-23-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By jodyz121
Not at all. I picked mine up on a...

Not at all.

I picked mine up on a Wednesday, left work early, rode 150 miles, then phoned in sick for the rest of the week because of "projectile diarrhea and flatulence". No one asked any...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By jodyz121
I have both of them. The improvements on the...

I have both of them. The improvements on the A.D.1, in order of importance (to me):

(1) Velcro on front pockets keeps all of my change and keys from falling on the floor when I drape them over...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 37,588
Posted By jodyz121
My experience has been exactly the same (except I...

My experience has been exactly the same (except I can do the 200 miles without the pain). Thanks for typing it for me!
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,382
Posted By jodyz121
I had the same experience, so I bought a Granite...

I had the same experience, so I bought a Granite Gear oval (not round) compression stuff sack for the sleeping bag and cinched it down real tight. The oval shape is flatter, and allowed me to fit the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,382
Posted By jodyz121
Great Basin

My bag was just delivered today. I have several sleeping bags (synthetic) which I will try to stuff in there this weekend. Will let you know what I come up with.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 130,500
Posted By jodyz121
My Touratech Standard Touring Seat...

...is on back order. Wanted a Renazco but the timing/wait was wrong for me. All of the comments and experience in this thread were a great help. Thanks to all of you.
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,721
Posted By jodyz121
I spoke too soon, because my daughter gave me a...

I spoke too soon, because my daughter gave me a Kindle for Xmas. After using it a while, I think it's great. Very easy to read in any situation and the battery life seems to be very good. Also, the...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,721
Posted By jodyz121
Started to order a Kindle, then tried the app on...

Started to order a Kindle, then tried the app on the iPhone. Works great, and I don't have to carry the Kindle around.
Forum: Alaska 11-28-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 16,594
Posted By jodyz121
We will be 6 riders coming through Fairbanks in...

We will be 6 riders coming through Fairbanks in July 2010. Sounds like you will be offering just the kind of services we are looking for. We've been discussing shipping tires to someone. I will...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,895
Posted By jodyz121
I've had both. The above is correct.

I've had both. The above is correct.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,065
Posted By jodyz121
RE: BMW COMFORT SEAT FOR THE F800GS After...

RE: BMW COMFORT SEAT FOR THE F800GS

After a lot of looking around, I have seen one article in the BMW Motorrad News (UK) and two forum posts about this seat, but they all say the same thing - no...
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