AdamChandler's "Rosie Red" 2018 GS Adventure Build Thread

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  1. AdamChandler

    AdamChandler Ascending n00b Supporter

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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    wonder why I'm not seeing any of your vids or images...?
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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    yeah not in the thread, I just see [​IMG]
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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    I see most everything on other threads. Yours stopped coming thru.
    Thread #1549 I can see the bottom pic only.
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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    O.K., I can see them in Explorer. Wonder what's up.
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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    no I'm on Windows, I did clear the cache just now but nope.

    *edit* Refreshed Mozilla browser now it's all good.'
    Sorry for the distraction Adam
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    This is the 2019 Cockpit:
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    Versus 2018's:
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    Major changes:
    • wrapped sticky rubber around left spacer allowed by the ADVance Handguards for the Sena Remote (previously mounted more inward and w/o rubber wrap, it'd slide around a bit) You can see the rubber on the right grip spacer as well
    • Touratech Collapsable Mirrors from DoubleTake Advenure
    • Removed RAM Handlebar mounts and now using Handlebar clamp ball mounts which are a much smaller footprint and allow for symmetry when paired to the RAM Arms for mounting in reach / iPhone
    • MotoPowerPuck added for wireless charging so no more cable dangling
    • The Machine Art Moto Guards have been revised slightly where the mount point son handlebars are closer to brake / clutch reservoirs allowing them to be hidden by my devices
    • Far better cable management of InReach where USB runs alongside the brake line

    I may revert back to the Doubletake mirrors if the Touratech Mirrors fail me and induce vibration and are far less adjustable while touring since they do require a tool to adjust anything more than just collapse in.

    I think honestly the whole thing just looks much better because I now have black buttons instead of silver. That's really the biggest improvement.
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    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    wow! lookit all that stuff!
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    Stock 2018 GSA for comparison:
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    russ4ru All Time n00b.

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    Nice setup, awesome videos, and lots of info. Thanks for sharing Adam!!!
    I'm just wondering, what kind of mount for the GoPro remote do you use??
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    russ4ru All Time n00b.

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    Thank you so much! I been looking for it long time :clap Im appreciate it!!
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    deadflagblues I need a new bike

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    LOL ‘You can’t see shit!’ Adam, you’re awesome!
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    Thanks! I'm known for my professionalism.
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    Adam, do your handguards hit the Puig windscreen? I read on Amazon that the stock handguards will hit this screen. I see you have the machine art handguards though. Thanks!
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    Nope. full lock no touchy!
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    Thanks Adam. So which windscreen are you going to go with? I am asking because I need to upgrade from my stock (non-adventure) windscreen.
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    I think Machine Art Moto Slipscreen for Summer / Off-Road / VStream Touring Tall Deluxe for Touring and colder / rainy days. I'll keep the GSA screen so it can go with the bike when I sell it.

    The Puig is now un-officially for sale but I need to put that together with a few other things probably in 2 weeks and just post one for sale thread on ADVRider with everything that's coming off the bike. Some items:
    • Stickers for oil-head (didn't fit duh)
    • Touratech Bits that are stupid
    • Puig Windscreen
    • RAM Mounts from my old bike
    • Bottle holder
    • Tires (local pickup only)
    • Auxilurly light guards (don't fit 2018)
    • smoked wind deflectors (not a perfect fit)
    • spare wiring / cable management bits I'll never use
    • will also be selling some bourbon I'll never drink and maybe an iPad mini.
    I'll just throw it all up on classifieds in the next couple of weeks, most of them where buyer pays shipping and just get rid of it. I'm sure I have some camping stuff, too, old cameras / go pros, etc.