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  1. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Ultra rugged Kyocera phones,GPS smartphones ..my guide.

    Read the file with instructions how to manage It's a steep learning curve initially - but well worth the effort. I just used my DF XD...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 5:36 PM
  2. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Buy new or used.

    I hope you just dropped a zero from each of those numbers :)

    Jul 15, 2018 at 5:29 PM
  3. slartidbartfast replied to the thread DR350 Thread.

    You might have been lucky. Compressed air is a very bad idea as it is compressible and stores so much energy. When things do come...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 5:24 PM
  4. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    The material the grips are made from is probably more significant. I took a (slight) hit to the heat of my grips in order to add grip...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 5:09 PM
  5. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    That is misleadingly over-simplified. Lots of bikes can exhibit a speed wobble for all sorts of reasons. Moving the CoG down and...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 3:57 AM
  6. slartidbartfast replied to the thread What Did You Do To Your 1050/1190/1290 Today?.

    Wish I could read the small type to see exactly what speeds they got up to.

    Jul 15, 2018 at 1:10 AM
  7. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Anyone else have trouble reinstalling rear wheel?.

    I don't find it hard to get the disk back between the pads without doing anything special to spread them apart beforehand. Not true for...

    Jul 15, 2018 at 12:56 AM
  8. slartidbartfast replied to the thread The Oil Problem ... that Wasn’t?.

    This!^^^ The oil light comes on almost immediately when you shut down a hot engine. Not encouraging that the dealer didn't share that....

    Jul 14, 2018 at 11:43 PM
  9. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Piss poor 1190 intake...*Pics Added*.

    I'm trying to picture the airbox - Have only had mine apart once, so far. Is there enough room to simply run a strip of duct tape...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 11:21 PM
  10. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Buy new or used.

    You can buy an aftermarket warranty from any number of sources. Not sure about the comparative cost but aftermarket won't tie you to...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 11:04 PM
  11. slartidbartfast replied to the thread Absolute Worst Riding Conditions You Have Endured..

    If traffic qualifies as "worst riding conditions" then I'd say either: Making my way through Bordeaux (horrible city) in stop-and-go...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 10:54 PM
  12. slartidbartfast replied to the thread VStrom Owners Thread.

    Start with whatever was "messed with" last, then check everything else anyway.

    Jul 14, 2018 at 10:45 PM
  13. slartidbartfast replied to the thread DR350 Thread.

    Hi Alaska I don't have the direct experience you are asking for. However, IIRC, even a brand new chain and tensioner starts out with...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 10:42 PM
  14. slartidbartfast replied to the thread VStrom Owners Thread.

    Lowering the front end should make the bike less stable by steepening the steering angle and reducing trail. Wobble is (usually) caused...

    Jul 14, 2018 at 8:57 PM
  15. slartidbartfast replied to the thread RR: New Orleans to Tuktoyaktuk.

    If you go down the Cassiar, take the time to detour out to Hyder and the Salmon Glacier. Highly recommended.

    Jul 14, 2018 at 8:43 PM