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Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,800
Posted By LongWays
Mitas E07 or E10? Karoo 3? Lots of choices...

Mitas E07 or E10? Karoo 3?

Lots of choices out there. You'll run out of bike before you run out of tires to try.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,849
Posted By LongWays
Wow, the Klim Rally Air is interesting but 2-3...

Wow, the Klim Rally Air is interesting but 2-3 times more expensive than the Ultra 2 Mesh... and there are a fuck load of seams everywhere. Think I'll stick with my 10-year old Motoport - 100,000+...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,849
Posted By LongWays
Maybe he could send his wife...

Maybe he could send his wife...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,849
Posted By LongWays
I've had a Motoport Ultra Mesh set for close to...

I've had a Motoport Ultra Mesh set for close to 10-years and have washed it once or twice a year not following the instructions at all and never had an issue. :dunno
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,157
Posted By LongWays
Wtf?

Wtf?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,253
Posted By LongWays
My 2014 GS is about to roll over 17000 miles for...

My 2014 GS is about to roll over 17000 miles for the year. I can barely remember 8000 miles :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,221
Posted By LongWays
Home at ~11000 miles. Rear is well into the wear...

Home at ~11000 miles. Rear is well into the wear bars, front still has a mill or two to go. Rained off and on the last day and think the bike might have moved around a bit more across the tar snakes...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 283,662
Posted By LongWays
You need to get to New England ASAP. Western...

You need to get to New England ASAP.

Western New Hampshire two days ago.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-xUP8iUpv6Pw/VC8_Q0XKsII/AAAAAAAAH9s/IucFadgK9IA/s1856-d/DSC_4009.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,221
Posted By LongWays
I'll be lucky to get home on the front (90/90...

I'll be lucky to get home on the front (90/90 R21). Just over 8000 miles and another 2000+ to go. Rear (140/80 R18) looks like it will make it without issue.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-22-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 192,524
Posted By LongWays
Garmin 590 ...

Garmin 590

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,914
Posted By LongWays
I'll take that bet. $500 on the car. ...

I'll take that bet. $500 on the car.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-drive/adventure/trends/reflections-on-the-journey-from-san-diego-to-whistler-in-a-tesla/article20207403/
Forum: Canada 09-19-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By LongWays
It was closed. Looked like it was opening as we...

It was closed. Looked like it was opening as we left town. Winter hours?
Forum: Canada 09-18-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By LongWays
8-days on the Rock going nowhere in particular...

8-days on the Rock going nowhere in particular before turning around and heading back to the PNW.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 283,662
Posted By LongWays
This was Tuesday... ...

This was Tuesday...

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Forum: Canada 09-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By LongWays
Opted for the civilized environment offered up at...

Opted for the civilized environment offered up at the St. Christopher Hotel restaurant as opposed to waiting in line for a parking spot at Timmie Ho's. Fried eggs and fish cakes (#3 special), hit...
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By LongWays
I'd be happy with decent bacon & eggs. The high...

I'd be happy with decent bacon & eggs. The high test coffee would be a bonus.
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By LongWays
Port-Aux-Basques Best Breakfast?

Getting off the ferry tomorrow morning and wondering where the place is to grab breakfast. Preferably some place with an espresso machine :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,221
Posted By LongWays
Leaving Sunday for a cross-continent run to the...

Leaving Sunday for a cross-continent run to the Trans Lab and back. Looks to be a 10000 mile round trip... maybe I should start a pool to see how far the E07s last?
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 204,815
Posted By LongWays
Why don't Goldwing riders wave? They haven't...

Why don't Goldwing riders wave?

They haven't figured out which button does that yet. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,056
Posted By LongWays
Leaving Abbotsford BC next Sunday. Probably...

Leaving Abbotsford BC next Sunday. Probably staying. North of Montreal: Timmins, Chibougamau , Baie Comeau. Through the States on the way home.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 204,815
Posted By LongWays
Couple of dealers up here in the PNW that have a...

Couple of dealers up here in the PNW that have a bunch of new 2104's and buy backs. Could be some good deals out there especially as the 2015 start arriving any day :deal

I was thinking about...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 28,056
Posted By LongWays
:thumb Great report. Getting me all warmed...

:thumb

Great report. Getting me all warmed up for my imminent (10-days and counting) departure from the West Coast to Newfoundland via the TLH.

Looking forward to the rest of the story....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By LongWays
There's a lot of the regular maintenance torque...

There's a lot of the regular maintenance torque specs in the owners manual.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,806
Posted By LongWays
E07s went on front and rear last weekend. Short...

E07s went on front and rear last weekend. Short ride found them to be a stable and neutral ride on both pavement and gravel. Nothing too aggressive and the speeds were low as I hadn't dumped the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By LongWays
Question 2013+ Clutch Adjustment

Anyone got the low down on adjusting the 2013+ clutch with the split screw at the lever. On the oil heads with a similar setup there was a defined spacing for the lock screw at the hand lever and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 74,172
Posted By LongWays
About to head out on a cross-continent trip so...

About to head out on a cross-continent trip so pulling the Karoo 3's off and going to give the Mitas E07's a run. At 4800 miles consensus has the rear tread life at about 25% and the front closer to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 39,030
Posted By LongWays
:brow Might want to do a little more...

:brow

Might want to do a little more research on all that Heidenau love. Anecdotally there seemed to be a huge change of heart about that tire when the tread was revised and the center strip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,778
Posted By LongWays
You totally cut off that little kid :lol3

You totally cut off that little kid :lol3
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,056
Posted By LongWays
This.

This.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,221
Posted By LongWays
:nod :nod :deal

:nod :nod :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By LongWays
:nod

:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 39,030
Posted By LongWays
That solid strip down the middle has bad news...

That solid strip down the middle has bad news written all over it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,857
Views: 2,629,006
Posted By LongWays
Coming home from DaFaP in SW Oregon ...

Coming home from DaFaP in SW Oregon

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-O4CjwItC7m4/U8v0_MQrkkI/AAAAAAAAGY0/dbqbdBuqG3Y/w1043-h590-no/IMAG0064.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 337
Posted By LongWays
Question Karoo 3 Tread Depth Measure

Anyone know where to measure the tread depth on a Karoo 3? Is it the whole block or the groove in the center blocks?
Forum: Regional forums 07-25-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,421
Posted By LongWays
meh, prolly couldna found the place in the first...

meh, prolly couldna found the place in the first place :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By LongWays
Or most of the other nice folks in Oregon. I'm...

Or most of the other nice folks in Oregon. I'm sure it's not their fault that they live on the wrong side of The Columbia.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By LongWays
No offense to Chris, of course :lol3

No offense to Chris, of course :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By LongWays
I'd rather stay in mean old Bellingham anyways...

I'd rather stay in mean old Bellingham anyways :ddog
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By LongWays
Unbifurcated garment, dickhead. Happy now?...

Unbifurcated garment, dickhead.

Happy now? :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,792
Posted By LongWays
One weekend a month in Oregon is enough. Next...

One weekend a month in Oregon is enough. Next time.
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