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  1. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Alaska 2018 - Let's Share Plans / Logistics.

    South I guess - Between the Alaska Highway and Campbell Highway. Thanks - I'll be using that link a lot as the time approaches.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 3:12 PM
  2. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    I'm not a firm believer in the utility of a chain oiler but I admire your ingenuity and pennytech creativity :)

    Jan 19, 2018 at 2:29 PM
  3. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Alaska 2018 - Let's Share Plans / Logistics.

    Does anyone know if the Canol rd. is likely to be open in 1st week of June? I heard it has been closed due to bridge washouts in past years.

    Jan 19, 2018 at 6:39 AM
  4. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    Nothing on my 1290 was tight enough to need "stronger" tools. A HF T-handle torx set was added to my toolbox for convenience' sake...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 6:34 AM
  5. slartidbartfast replied to the thread 1290 SA?...Show us your pics.

    Yeah, impressive video of guys who are paid to ride the bikes but don't have to pay to fix 'em. Lots of hard bottoming. Still, it's...

    Jan 19, 2018 at 6:21 AM
  6. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Pontification about ADV world..

    Sure but this thread is to chuckle at each other

    Jan 16, 2018 at 7:14 PM
  7. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Mitas E-07 170/60-17 + 120/70-19 IN STOCK!.

    Any idea regarding anticipated longevity v's typical competitors? I am looking for tires that can go ~6,000 miles through Yukon and AK...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 12:06 PM
  8. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    Replaced rear TA2 with Shinko 705. OE tire was just at wear bars after 7300 miles. Shinko is same size (per sidewall) but looks quite...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 8:58 AM
  9. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Are you a blipper?.

    Surely giving a little throttle before you let out the clutch is a normal riding practice on any bike. Doing it the other way would...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 8:49 AM
  10. slartidbartfast replied to the thread 1290 Rear wheel removal technique?.

    Wow! ...just wow! I believe the 1290 SA-T rear wheel is the easiest to remove and replace of any bike I have ever worked on: Remove...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 8:40 AM
  11. slartidbartfast replied to the thread The Electrical System on the 1290 SA.

    Does the light stay on all the time or just for a minute after the ignition is turned off? Most likely a problem in the...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:27 AM
  12. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Are you a blipper?.

    We all have to deal with the antisocial resentment. You are also correct about some of the cruiser-lifestyle crowd and we've all seen it...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:23 AM
  13. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Ultra rugged Kyocera phones,GPS smartphones ..my guide.

    So I visited their website to see what amazing new technology EOS has developed. The EOS-brand systems are not antennae but GPS...

    Jan 16, 2018 at 6:03 AM
  14. slartidbartfast replied to the thread 1290 SA Owners Thread.

    Sometimes when dealers know a good promotion is about to expire, they will buy the bike themselves, pocket the incentive and then after...

    Jan 15, 2018 at 8:43 PM