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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By mackdaddy
Thanks for reply

Thanks for your reply. I would love to have a glove that gives me some waterproofness which would mean Goretex. That is going to add up the cost a bit on the glove. I believe the KLIM adventure is...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By mackdaddy
Wink Trail/enduro glove recommendations please

Hey gang,

I am looking for recommendations for trail and enduro gloves. I recently started to ride more trails with my son and I am looking for a glove that is a little more robust and protective...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By mackdaddy
Great reply

Thanks for that info. I am torn between the sport screen or the touring screen for my bike. The twisted throttle website suggests the touring screen but when I measure it seems that sport is the way...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By mackdaddy
What year GS is your bike?

What year GS is your bike?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By mackdaddy
Feedback on the product

Thanks for the feedback. I am a little confused. Did you actually wind up installing the MRA or the Givi screen that they were trying to push your way.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By mackdaddy
Wicked MRA-XCreen touring spoiler blade; thoughts?

I am thinking about installing a MRA-XCreen touring spoiler blade on my 2014 BMW 2014 F800GS Adventure. I would love to hear from any riders that currently have the spoiler on their windscreen. Would...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By mackdaddy
Great info

Thanks for that piece of advice. I will check out both of those units.

The older I get, the less I want to learn :rofl I don't know how much I have in me to really try to get into maps.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By mackdaddy
Thanks for reply

Thanks for hitting me back. For coat, I would be willing to go with a touchscreen if the price is a good deal.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By mackdaddy
Wicked GPS unit recommendation for trail riding

Howdy everyone,

My son and I are planning to get out on some longer trail rides. I really would like to have a GPS unit for those rides. I would like something that is reliable, hand held that...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By mackdaddy
Great info

Thanks for all the great info everyone. Right now I think it is between the beads and the Alaska buttpad on the list.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By mackdaddy
Thank you. A little bit pricier than my beads but...

Thank you. A little bit pricier than my beads but can you really put a price on comfort. :-)
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By mackdaddy
Alternative to Beadrider for seat comfort

Okay,

After about 12 long year my Beadrider seat cover broke while riding into the office. A moment of silence. :-(

Okay, I was pretty happy with them for all these years as an alternative to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By mackdaddy
Are you talking about NC adventure in Bunn

Hey,

That place is in Zebulon/Bunn. Have you been?

I called them and asked do you expect me to just pay for a year membership without trying the place first. They said check out the Facebook...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By mackdaddy
Thanks for the great info

Hey everyone,

Thanks for the info. I will be sure to check it all out. So what is the big downer on Busco? Is it the Chucky Cheese of trails? :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By mackdaddy
wb57 info

Thanks for the info. I kind of got the feeling that NCMP was the best option. Please shoot me the info for some of those grey market places if you can remember them. I will be sure to check out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By mackdaddy
Wicked Dirt bike trai riding around the Raleigh area

Hey everyone,

I have transplanted to the Northeast Raleigh area about two years now. My son and I have dirt bikes and often go out to ride at NCMP in Henderson, NC. Great facility.

I wanted...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,452
Posted By mackdaddy
Ordered pair has been received

Thanks a ton for the underwear. I appreciate the great customer service. I look forward to taking them out on a long ride this weekend.
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
Read my reply :-)

Rick,

Take a read of my reply above. Only ONE part will fit the 2014 F800GSA.
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,452
Posted By mackdaddy
Order coming

I will be ordering a pair tomorrow for an upcoming trip.
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
Parts that don't fit 2014 F800GSA

Hey Rick,

Thanks for sending me a bunch of parts to test out for fit on my 2014 F800GSA. Here is a summary of the currently produced parts that will NOT fit the 2014 F800GSA:

1) Front brake...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
No problem with info

Touratech seems to work in their own special time zone. I think they make good parts but sometimes I really wonder about how they come up with that crazy pricing system. I really love the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Question Adventure Spec bars

Ewan,

Welcome to the site. Everyone on here is very cool about helping riders. I am currently using the Adventurespec crash bars on my 2014 F800GSA. I could not have been happier with them. I...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 98,497
Posted By mackdaddy
Inmate discounts

Any discount for inmates? If I missed any talks of discounts on the previous pages my apologies.
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,841
Posted By mackdaddy
Klim dealer

Okay,

So you guys have picked up Klim. Way to go. Love my Klim stuff. The question is will you be willing to offer any discounts from MSRP for the Klim gear?
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,841
Posted By mackdaddy
Be nice :-)

Be nice now :-) I can help you out a little. It is various BMW brand, Revit, Shoei, HJC and other stuff that is now and extra 35% off. Most of the table was gloves and helmets.

They have some...
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,841
Posted By mackdaddy
New store is really nice

I dig the new shop. You guys did a great job servicing my 2014 F800GS Adventure. See you soon for the 6K service.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Hey gang, I can understand everyone being...

Hey gang,

I can understand everyone being frustrated. I went through the same process. I went with the bars from adventurespec.com. Could not have been happier with the purchase
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
Paypal address

Rick,

Have a buyer for the front res guard. Please send me your Paypal address so they can pay you direct.
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
FS: Front brake reservoir guard

Hey gang,

Rick was kind enough to send me one to see if it would work out on my 2014 F800GS Adventure. The sad answer is "No" it will not fit the 2014 F800GS Adventure.

Anyone in the States...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,238
Posted By mackdaddy
Wow! Big hit

Man,

What the heck did you hit? The rock of Gibraltar. Lol. Give Dave and those guys a shout at MOD. You never know until you ask right?
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
Shot you a PM

Shot you a line on the brake guard res
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 59,733
Posted By mackdaddy
Front brake reservoir guard for 2014 F800GS Adventure

Howdy,

I was wondering if you know if the front brake reservoir guard will fit the 2014 F800GS Adventure. You sent me some parts before to try out on my Adventure but not the front brake...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By mackdaddy
Wicked U Haul motorcycle trailer?

I know my response is not answering your question but I know that you can rent a motorcycle trailer that can easily hold the two bikes you referenced for pretty cheap. Probably under $20/day.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,491
Posted By mackdaddy
Interesting tire

Very interested in these tires. Would love o hear more from people using them on their bikes.
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By mackdaddy
Looks interesting

Checked out the Youtube video. Living in the Southeast now it gets toasty. Any discount for advrider inmates?
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Adventure Spec bars

Hey gang,

I posted pics about a page back with the Adventure Spec bars that I have on my 2014 F800GS Adventure. The fit and quality are excellent. I too was trying to hold out for Touratach and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Pics of the ADV Specs crash bars

Here you go:

http://cclan.smugmug.com/Cars/BMW-items-for-sale/i-2gwSw3k/0/M/20140602_194522-M.jpg
http://cclan.smugmug.com/Cars/BMW-items-for-sale/i-cZxQLjd/0/M/20140602_194530-M.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Adv spec bars

Hey,

The quality of the bars is great and the fit is awesome on the bike. I stand 5'11" and i don't touch the bars in a riding position. A lot depends on your riding style and position on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,415
Posted By mackdaddy
Great thread

Hey gang,

I went with the Adventure Spec crash guards on my 2014 F800GSA. I must say that their customer service and shipping is awesome. I got the crash guards in two days from the UK to the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By mackdaddy
Thanks for info man

Hey man,

Thank you so much for the info. I should have known that the old girl was pretty much done for the new bike. I am going to place an order for the newer unit for sure. It is well worth the...
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