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Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,359
Posted By rboett
hmmm, that's not good. try calling them maybe. ...

hmmm, that's not good.
try calling them maybe. I do know they are a small operation, him and one other guy and trailer, so he is on the road 24/7. NOt sticking up for the lack of response. just...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,502
Views: 1,148,604
Posted By rboett
Getting ready to get more dirty Oil cooler...

Getting ready to get more dirty

Oil cooler guard
<a href="http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/rboett/media/gs/Oil%20cooler%20guard_zpspg01wonl.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By rboett
Aerostich darien pants - aerostich can customize...

Aerostich darien pants - aerostich can customize your fit, give them a call and they will walk you through how to measure. I few years back I had them raise the knee and shorten he inseam on a pair,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 58,173
Posted By rboett
http://blog.motorcycle.com/2015/03/13/manufacturer...

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2015/03/13/manufacturers/bmw/bmw-recalls-367000-k-r-series-models/?utm_medium=display&utm_source=relatedscout&utm_content=title-3
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,431
Posted By rboett
yes, Shhhhhhhhhh!

yes, Shhhhhhhhhh!
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,431
Posted By rboett
Plus the pole 'Shafts' have been known to fail ,...

Plus the pole 'Shafts' have been known to fail , always just after the warranty expires .:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,431
Posted By rboett
Its also made of Leather And the zippers are...

Its also made of Leather And the zippers are really LOUD!!! :lol3 But, to each his own, really.

Edit: OOps, Someone beat me to it>

The BMW version has electric /auto self zippering zippers,...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,622
Posted By rboett
Credit card and drivers license. Makes gas stops...

Credit card and drivers license. Makes gas stops quicker.
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,431
Posted By rboett
Not exactly, but with MSR Hubba series (I have...

Not exactly, but with MSR Hubba series (I have the Mutha Hubba) ,, you can quickly erect the fly structure first, then go under and finish up out of the rain.

All fastening is of the clip to pole...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 635,442
Posted By rboett
Try these ,, great sound Etymotic research hf5, ...

Try these ,, great sound Etymotic research hf5, in the ear and are rated at 35 dB - 42 dB noise isolation. Some complain about the bass, but just get a good seal. These are the most monitor type...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,448
Posted By rboett
Yes, Zombie batteries should be put down, or they...

Yes, Zombie batteries should be put down, or they will bite you in the end, ,, or another body part.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,242
Posted By rboett
Camp time roll-a-table, except no substitute. ...

Camp time roll-a-table, except no substitute.

<a href="http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/rboett/media/gs/table_zpskpk15ks6.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By rboett
this,,, :clap has uv protection as well

this,,, :clap has uv protection as well
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,437
Posted By rboett
I usually strap a Kelly sunshade to the back of...

I usually strap a Kelly sunshade to the back of the bike for sun or rain protection.

This is not my pic (lifted off of another advrider thread)

In high winds you need to stake it out, and it...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,795
Posted By rboett
+1 on Sidi Adv gortex - buy them from bikerland...

+1 on Sidi Adv gortex - buy them from bikerland in germany, good exchange rate these days.
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By rboett
Go see this: http://www.adkmuseum.org/ ...

Go see this:

http://www.adkmuseum.org/

Stay here:

http://www.hemlockhall.com/

Do This Hike:
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,431
Posted By rboett
Don't leave home without your Mutha

MSR Mutha Hubba, packs up small , nice to spread out.

Redesigned for 2014 ,, the nx models I can't speak for,,, so pick up a Used Mutha:lol3 (previously enjoyed Mutha?)
Forum: Trip Planning 02-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,403
Posted By rboett
+1 exped downmat xp d LW, Big Agnes Summit Park ...

+1 exped downmat xp d LW, Big Agnes Summit Park

The heavy duty model of the exped 9

http://www.exped.com/switzerland/en/product-category/mats/downmat-xp-9-lw
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,355
Posted By rboett
Ok, so we need a rider CPAP video, yes? ...

Ok, so we need a rider CPAP video, yes?

:clap:clap. I'll be watching for it! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By rboett
+ 1 Put one of these on my 96 GS , ez straight in...

+ 1 Put one of these on my 96 GS , ez straight in replacement, boy that was a while ago...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By rboett
word of caution.. So, on my my 08 GS adv (used...

word of caution..
So, on my my 08 GS adv (used to ride a 96 gs :clap, great bike) I had bought a pair of TCX Air Tech Gore-Tex Boot for summer riding since my feet were getting hot from the...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By rboett
Yeah, as you age , something about rods and cones...

Yeah, as you age , something about rods and cones ...

I usually ONLY use my glasses to drive or ride at night, last set of glasses I sprung for the top of the line at a Walmart Vision center with...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By rboett
Not answering your question, but yeah, the GS...

Not answering your question, but
yeah, the GS and GS adv are tall. I guess its your preference and what you are comfortable with. For me the ability to flat foot at a stop light is highly over...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,355
Posted By rboett
Search expert power on amazon. They have a real...

Search expert power on amazon. They have a real nice 20 amp hour agm for $40. Good for two nights. If your at a site longer then that ask some nice electric campers or the kind old lady at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By rboett
These folks know what they are doing. if you...

These folks know what they are doing. if you are confident in pulling them off.

send them in,, pretty economical,, call them to see if they would do the GS injectors, i can't imagine why they...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By rboett
+1 this on my 08, probably due to phase...

+1 this on my 08, probably due to phase separated ethanol then with the addition of stabilizer = clogged injectors,, nice dealer replaced injectors under warranty though
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By rboett
That Scotts unit looks pretty advanced. BTW...

That Scotts unit looks pretty advanced.

BTW the Hyperpro is not linear, it is progressive
<a href="http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/rboett/media/gs/Damping_Progressive250_zps1c466f9a.jpg.html"...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,355
Posted By rboett
check to see if your unit is already dc powered....

check to see if your unit is already dc powered. with my PR System One REMstar Auto 60 Series A-Flex I just needed to buy a 12 volt power cord that plugged straight into the machine, replacing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By rboett
I just put a Hyperpro on my 08 Gs adv from...

I just put a Hyperpro on my 08 Gs adv from http://www.epmperf.com/steering-damper.htm

I have no illusions of taking my pig out on single track of into deep mud.

So I have been setting it up...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,939
Posted By rboett
+1 switched to Foremost this year, cut my bill...

+1 switched to Foremost this year, cut my bill almost in half, same coverage.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 98,289
Posted By rboett
I was out this weekend again. I was psyc'd to...

I was out this weekend again. I was psyc'd to try out my new hyperpro steering damper too along with the tkc 80 and 70. I ended up riding like quite the hooligan:clap a quick 50 miles of dirt...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By rboett
From the Gore Tex site: WATER REPELLENT...

From the Gore Tex site:

WATER REPELLENT TREATMENT
We do not recommend the use of waterproofing waxes or greases as they can affect the footwear's breathability. Apply only treatments, polishes,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,126
Posted By rboett
I'm guessing that if you are in AZ and your bike...

I'm guessing that if you are in AZ and your bike is sitting out in the noon day sun every day , the heat is baking up your batteries ,,
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By rboett
liking my TKC 80 in front TKC 70 in back:clap

liking my TKC 80 in front TKC 70 in back:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,559
Posted By rboett
do some searches on "Phase separation ethanol" ...

do some searches on "Phase separation ethanol" especially if you live in colder climates. Some interesting youtube video's as well.

Also if the service station where you purchase it is not...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,251
Posted By rboett
So far I like my current combo TKC 80 on front,...

So far I like my current combo TKC 80 on front, TKC 70 on the back :clap

read along the TKC 70 thread
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 98,289
Posted By rboett
I did notice this. But I have never run the 80's...

I did notice this. But I have never run the 80's on the back so I have no point of reference, I came off of Tourance (classic? original?) and have noticed, not too drastic a tendency. but just...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By rboett
Throttle Positioning Sensor contacts dirty from its nap?

Your post sounded familiar .

Read this thread: JVM weighed in and was right on, as usual :evil

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1007920

Maybe worthwhile to pull , clean, then do...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 98,289
Posted By rboett
I have only about 100 miles of dirt so far, 100...

I have only about 100 miles of dirt so far, 100 of pavement but I really like the combo. I had Tourance front and back before and did ok, but this combo feels alot more planted in the dirt. I have...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By rboett
Now there's an untapped market, special roo...

Now there's an untapped market, special roo antacid detergent
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