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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-05-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 37,346
Posted By Perkio
I've had my Jeep up there 3 times in the late...

I've had my Jeep up there 3 times in the late 80's (early 90's?) after the wash out and camped in the cabins complete with stoves and supplies left over for any stranded hikers.
It was a real bitch...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-29-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 37,346
Posted By Perkio
Please add Jim and I to the waiting list. Tent...

Please add Jim and I to the waiting list. Tent camping.

Perk - PERKIO - MC3 - D3 - GS1200

Jim JIMEARHART - MC3 - D3 - GS1200

Preferably same site, shade if it opens up, but we'll take...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Perkio
Where can one find more prepared tasks to review...

Where can one find more prepared tasks to review and learn from?
Very cool...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By Perkio
I have this also, the add on eBay or amazon...

I have this also, the add on eBay or amazon (can't remember) read 2 amp USB port, it didn't say that it was 2 one amp ports.
Try to find one with at least one 2 amp port for high speed phone...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,104
Posted By Perkio
I'll buy them cheap quickly! I had the same...

I'll buy them cheap quickly!

I had the same issue with my phone.

All the volumes are set separately.

Start the commands with your helmet off and watch your phone, when the voice replies you...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,651
Posted By Perkio
Would someone PM me the price of the dual pack...

Would someone PM me the price of the dual pack and single unit.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
I had one of these and returned it, I didn't like...

I had one of these and returned it, I didn't like the wait time and mess.
In now using coffee in pre made tea bags from the grocery store.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5,393
Views: 884,816
Posted By Perkio
I'll have to edit my post later, I put the...

I'll have to edit my post later, I put the compressor where the installation instructions call for it to go.

What is cool though is that I placed the relay near the compressor (and stock horn...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,393
Views: 884,816
Posted By Perkio
I installed a Stebel air horn in a custom...

I installed a Stebel air horn in a custom bracket/location on my R1200GSA.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24288101&postcount=62
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,480
Posted By Perkio
The original post of this thread was a huge help,...

The original post of this thread was a huge help, the write up provided was fantastic, thank you.

So I bought an Excel Cyclewerkes.com (http://excelcyclewerkes.com/index_files/Page732.htm) horn...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,104
Posted By Perkio
SMH10R! We use them and love em. I have 4...

SMH10R!
We use them and love em.
I have 4 sets.
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,104
Posted By Perkio
Pair to HF Speaker?

I have a Jabra_TOUR (http://www.jabra.com/Products/Speakerphones/JABRA_TOUR/Jabra_TOUR) hands free bluetooth speaker for my phone in my truck.

Is it possible to pair to this device and use it to...
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,464
Posted By Perkio
So, I got a bit rambunctious taking my new Kermit...

So, I got a bit rambunctious taking my new Kermit chair apart and cracked the upper right back rest.
This was totally my fault as I was in a hurry and split the riser open with the crosspiece and...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,104
Posted By Perkio
You're probably not following the instructions. ...

You're probably not following the instructions.
they tell you that placement of the speakers is very critical to achieving full volume.
try moving the speakers up or down front or back until you...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
Nice, how did you carry the picnic table? I do...

Nice, how did you carry the picnic table?
I do want to do something for a small collapsible table.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
Got my Kermit and have used it for a couple of...

Got my Kermit and have used it for a couple of trips now.

I do not regret spending the money!
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,281
Posted By Perkio
I really want to but these, but it sounds like...

I really want to but these, but it sounds like they may be marginal...

I wear "spark plugs" brand and always have.
The work great in my open header sand jeep, and I'm comfortable with the volume...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,281
Posted By Perkio
Do what I do cut them short with scissors

Do what I do cut them short with scissors
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 22,104
Posted By Perkio
Maybe your s2 is too old? In regards to the...

Maybe your s2 is too old?

In regards to the volume issues I think you have to set the phone output volume 2.max while each application is running separately just sit down at the table with your...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-20-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
Genius! I was thinking one of those fish/veggie...

Genius!
I was thinking one of those fish/veggie holders with a large handle, this is much smaller and useful.



A solar shower is also on my list, and I'm thinking that I'll use my MSR...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
I really like this idea already.... Mmmm coffee! ...

I really like this idea already.... Mmmm coffee!

I've heard the silk liner before, may grab one. I would think it also keeps the bag cleaner longer.

I was steered to a Nemo Cosmo Air 25L by...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
What about coffee? A camp pot, or a press? I...

What about coffee?
A camp pot, or a press?
I drink a full pot most days, more on other days...

What about utensils and camp light beyond the headlight?
I saw a Pico Glo LED lantern that was...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
Well after reading some of the posts I pulled the...

Well after reading some of the posts I pulled the trigger on a Kermit chair today while they are on sale in the vendors section.

I have an Alite monarch chair that I carry when not camping and...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
I see some good ideas including the headlight,...

I see some good ideas including the headlight, light tarp and camp chair.
I'm not camping as light as a backpacker, so a few extras are doable in my kit.

My main thought was what extras are out...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-06-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 47,810
Posted By Perkio
Best Motorcycle Campsite Items, Goodies and Ideas?

So, I'm buying gear for my first motorcycle trip (to the DVNR).

I was looking for a "best" thread for camping supplies and ideas and didn't really find one dedicated to just goodies.
There were...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,021
Posted By Perkio
My whole family is licensed. The kids passed...

My whole family is licensed.
The kids passed when they were young, like 12 or 13.

I had a repeater here at my house for a few years, and it was linked to IRLP which gave us radio into internet...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,903
Posted By Perkio
Soldered connections do not flex. The solder...

Soldered connections do not flex. The solder makes the wire rigid.
Be sure to place these connections were they have support so they don't flex and not in the middle of flexible loop as the wire can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 202,580
Posted By Perkio
I had PM'd the leader but didn't hear back. My...

I had PM'd the leader but didn't hear back.
My brother in law doesn't ride but we Jeep & camp together all the time.
He had offered to come up and stay in camp as a helper and/or watchdog.
we have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 202,580
Posted By Perkio
Night time road obstacles

Has anyone mentioned that the wild burrows sometimes stand on the warm paved roads as the evening is getting cold?

I've Jeeped out in the Panamints lots in years past and once at about 11pm I had...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 564,260
Posted By Perkio
Riverside Ca, 60 miles east of L.A.

Bathroom/Shower.

Tent camping but no fires here is the dry west.

BBQ's.

I may have a trailer to sleep in but needs to be discussed.

Full home garage with tools.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,427
Posted By Perkio
Wow, sends like a great deal that you got on your...

Wow, sends like a great deal that you got on your bike.
I'm in Riverside, let me know if you want to ride sometime.
Perk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Perkio
Mayflower county park just above hidden beaches...

Mayflower county park just above hidden beaches is nicer and reasonable at $20 per spot for 2 bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By Perkio
@me4speed, military duty?

@me4speed, military duty?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By Perkio
Milo, Wow! That's low miles. Someone took a...

Milo,
Wow! That's low miles.
Someone took a bath on that one. I've heard of a lot more turning in the HD for a GS than the other way around....

Mushman, sounds great.
I love the look of the red...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By Perkio
Damn, you really crank on the miles!

Damn, you really crank on the miles!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By Perkio
Yes, I forgot to mention that.

Yes, I forgot to mention that.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By Perkio
Perks 2013 R1200GSA Adventure

I found my dream bike locally, near new and at a really great price from a non inmate. I paid a fair amount less than the best deals that I could get in late 2013 even with the rebates included and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By Perkio
New 2013 GS Adventure dealer deals & rebates?

So I'm considering a new 2013 GS Adventure (cam head?) and know that BMW has a $2000 rebate on these through the end of the year.

I've been talking to my local dealer, and they will (so far) knock...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Perkio
I've been looking for an 00 to 02 and 09 and...

I've been looking for an 00 to 02 and 09 and later (my preferred years so far) and I see that most sellers are (IMO) way over market.
The bikes priced right sell in a day or within a short time...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Perkio
Great info, I'll save it for the future. ...

Great info, I'll save it for the future.
Thanks again
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