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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 167,010
Posted By switchback
Cry Super Tenere fitment - No go!

Here is a quote from the S10 forums:
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By switchback
Have one in the garage. Replaced the tie down...

Have one in the garage. Replaced the tie down mounts with 1/4 inch steel. Keep it less than 350 lbs and you're probably OK. Tried it with a DR and decided against it. The WR is more manageable.
...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 111,503
Posted By switchback
Other than the new triple clamps, electronic...

Other than the new triple clamps, electronic suspension, and drive mode on the bars I am underwhelmed by the updates. Same bike.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,561
Posted By switchback
Need a hand stand Sent from my Nexus 7 using...

Need a hand stand

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Forum: Vendors 11-16-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,561
Posted By switchback
Stowe-it Stand Sent from my Nexus 7 using...

Stowe-it Stand

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Forum: Vendors 11-16-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 30,860
Posted By switchback
As soon as the HD SAE connectors are available...

As soon as the HD SAE connectors are available will be getting a Micro-start. Keep us posted!

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Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,540
Posted By switchback
I agree that Arai helmets are hands down the best...

I agree that Arai helmets are hands down the best quality helmet available. Shoei is nearly as good but the attention to detail is sometimes lacking in minor, cosmetic areas. Bell has good ideas and...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,055
Posted By switchback
Only 4/3 mirrorless have lenses up to 300mm, lets...

Only 4/3 mirrorless have lenses up to 300mm, lets not confuse the crop factor either. As an owner of a substantial amount of e-system 4/3 equipment I like olympus cameras very much but am slightly...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,055
Posted By switchback
Regardless of choice I really like the mirrorless...

Regardless of choice I really like the mirrorless cameras for their compact size and quality pictures. Biggest problem is the lack of long focal length lenses. Anxious to see the new full frame...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 44,055
Posted By switchback
Have a Samsung NX300. Great pictures, APS 20mp...

Have a Samsung NX300. Great pictures, APS 20mp sensor. Good shots up to ISO 6400. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3733/9312463152_18fc8b98a5_c.jpg

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Forum: The Garage 10-26-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 261,412
Posted By switchback
There are AGM batteries for the G/F650GS...

There are AGM batteries for the G/F650GS available but they are not common. My brother has a G version that has problems similar to you. Here is an AGM option: ...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,414
Views: 589,197
Posted By switchback
I am fairly certain that a Powershell Teiz suit...

I am fairly certain that a Powershell Teiz suit is in my future but I have a few questions.

How does the Exkin liner interface with the suit?

What updates have been made since the...
Forum: Vendors 10-13-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 73,758
Posted By switchback
I have ordered from their site twice with no...

I have ordered from their site twice with no issue.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 148,513
Posted By switchback
That 650 engine is, magic. I agree with you on...

That 650 engine is, magic. I agree with you on the Tenere, the bike needs a little work to wake it up but it is a tractable beast off-road. Really wish they would make a serious adventure wee. With a...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,761
Posted By switchback
Another vote for the TCX brand. Numerous every...

Another vote for the TCX brand. Numerous every day boots in their all-purpose line. Wearing the X-Cube right now. Great protection on all and comfy. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 57,057
Posted By switchback
Oisin, What do you have in store for us now....

Oisin,

What do you have in store for us now. We are going through withdrawal!! Post a quick comment if you're Not Dead Yet.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,830
Posted By switchback
Damn, I thought I was pushing it at 8400 miles on...

Damn, I thought I was pushing it at 8400 miles on the EXP replaced this weekend. You must have roosted your way through those 6K miles :ricky
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By switchback
Update: I had the opportunity to ride with...

Update:

I had the opportunity to ride with all the gloves and have a few observations.

The Cold pro was comfortable at around 26 degrees Fahrenheit. Gloves will take a few rides to break in...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By switchback
Don't have the jacket but I would buy one. Read...

Don't have the jacket but I would buy one. Read several positive reviews here and elsewhere. Biggest complaints are it is a heavy jacket and gets hot in summer.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By switchback
Thumb Sliders Gloves

Thought this might be of interest. Bought 3 different pairs of Competition Accessories Sliders Gloves after reading a very positive review on WebBikeWorld.

Cold Pro Winter
This glove is the one...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 57,057
Posted By switchback
I have been enjoying your videos for the past...

I have been enjoying your videos for the past month. Look forward to watching more every week. Great work and many thanks.
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 73,758
Posted By switchback
Just placed my second order

Comments to the vendor:

Shipping is pretty steep and does not reflect the size of the package.

Change the container. A flexible plastic container would be much better than the fragile case...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 90,525
Posted By switchback
So here is my problem. Testers are saying that...

So here is my problem. Testers are saying that it is better than the Anakee 2, Tourance... Well most every tire I have tried new felt better than my old flat-spotted tire I had previously. If any...
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,428
Posted By switchback
This is my source: ...

This is my source: http://www.nieuwsmotor.nl/motornieuws-motorbranche/12095-interview-manfred-grunert-bmw-motorrad-over-husqvarna.html

The update says that parts will be available.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,428
Posted By switchback
Parts yes, Husqvarna will have to arrange a...

Parts yes, Husqvarna will have to arrange a supplier but complete engines for another model year not likely. Hundreds of posts on cafehusky.com.
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,428
Posted By switchback
First, not a KTM sale but a sale to a company...

First, not a KTM sale but a sale to a company owned by the CEO of KTM and separate form the company that owns part of KTM also partially owned by the CEO.

From what I have read BMW will not be...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,765
Posted By switchback
According to Google ships within a week. I have...

According to Google ships within a week. I have a Nexus 7 and love it, the 10 would be great as well. Have a transformer 101 and friend has a 300. Happy with anything ASUS (Nexus 7 is an ASUS, the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,236,770
Posted By switchback
Gee, thanks for the confidence in your neighbors...

Gee, thanks for the confidence in your neighbors to the south. By the way, you're the one carrying around the "Loonies and Toonies." Take off ehh. Immediately saw the 10 and knew. But then again...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By switchback
I recommend the Tusk aluminum handguards here: ...

I recommend the Tusk aluminum handguards here:

Tusk-D-Flex-Handguards...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,645
Posted By switchback
Nice, I have not seen that model till now.

Nice, I have not seen that model till now.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,275
Posted By switchback
+1 and times 1000000000000 Best magazine on...

+1 and times 1000000000000

Best magazine on the planet! Have both digital and print versions. I subscribe to the digital version read the page flip on the computer or put the PDFs in my Kindle...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By switchback
You are not looking in the right places for...

You are not looking in the right places for riding partners. http://motoutah.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By switchback
http://www.southvalleymotorsports.com/ You...

http://www.southvalleymotorsports.com/

You will find good service at this dealership if you need to take it somewhere. I would strongly advise staying away from some of the others. How close to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,236,770
Posted By switchback
Have 450s to 1200s in my garage and have to say...

Have 450s to 1200s in my garage and have to say that the Tenere is amazing for its size off road, better than my DR650 was IMHO but neither are fun in deep mud or sand. I think I would have a WR250r...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,236,770
Posted By switchback
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/rodcurrie...

http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a555/rodcurrie/Russia2012109_zps6c1d8281.jpg

These guys are out crossing Mongolia which is more than l can say for most ridiculing them. They have my respect...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,698
Posted By switchback
IMHO skip the app and go directly to ADVMoto and...

IMHO skip the app and go directly to ADVMoto and buy it there. Then you can read it anywhere and don't have to rely on flaky third party apps. PDF opens in Kindle and multiple readers on any devise...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 90,525
Posted By switchback
Awesome, the Metzler Karoo III's have a mud &...

Awesome, the Metzler Karoo III's have a mud & snow rating!
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,500
Posted By switchback
Tried the bigger neck thing that covers the upper...

Tried the bigger neck thing that covers the upper shoulder area too. Works well. Have not tried the glove liners yet but plan to. bought a shirt as a present. Overall I think it is good stuff. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,236,770
Posted By switchback
+1000 The G650GS and the Serato are very top...

+1000
The G650GS and the Serato are very top heavy and outdated compared with the Husky. Not that the Husky is a lightweight by any means bit is is a fine machine.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 750
Posted By switchback
Thumb Thor Insulator Gloves

I have been on a quest to find a warm glove for the winter months that is not bulky. After reading a blog from a world traveler praising the predecessor to these gloves I thought I would give them a...
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