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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 04:51 PM
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Posted By mcgarrett
I can vouch for this class. I did it last year...

I can vouch for this class. I did it last year and opted for a G650GS. At the time, they offered that along with the R1200GS, F800GS, or F700GS.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,664
Posted By mcgarrett
Continental Trail Attack 2 Rear Tire

I have a basically new Continental Trail Attack 2 Rear Tire (140/80-18) for sale on Craigslist:

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/mpo/4633389904.html

I'd really like to sell it before I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Sold

Sold
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:12 PM
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Views: 1,345,635
Posted By mcgarrett
Sold

Sold
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:51 PM
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Views: 1,345,635
Posted By mcgarrett
X-Challenge bash plate

Someone please take this bash plate off my hands before I move. All reasonable offers considered. I'm told it fits the X-Country as well.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000007
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Done! Thanks for the tip.

Done! Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Someone please take this bash plate off my hands...

Someone please take this bash plate off my hands before I move. All reasonable offers considered. :D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1000007
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 145,733
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks for the feedback. I have a BMW...

Thanks for the feedback. I have a BMW G650X-Challenge for all my off-road needs, so this new bike won't leave the pavement.

The local dealership finally has more than one SDR in stock, so they...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 145,733
Posted By mcgarrett
Sport-tourer?

I'm hoping some SDR inmates can share some insights. I'm selling my R1200GS due to a job relocation, and my next bike will be a sport-tourer. I'm on the fence between a new Multistrada and the SDR....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,836
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks for the heads-up. I just confirmed with...

Thanks for the heads-up. I just confirmed with them that this is happening by the end of Sept. Now if I could find a buyer for my R1200GS...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,836
Posted By mcgarrett
Surprisingly, no Ducati dealer in Jacksonville,...

Surprisingly, no Ducati dealer in Jacksonville, but they do have BMW and KTM.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30,217
Views: 2,268,836
Posted By mcgarrett
Ducati dealers (or lack thereof)

Hello D.O.G. inmates,

I'm going to be relocating from the DC area to the Brunswick area in about six weeks. I'm in the process of trying to sell my R1200GS, and I'm considering replacing it with a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,664
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks Marc. You still have first dibs on the...

Thanks Marc. You still have first dibs on the bike if my wife can persuade your wife. [emoji2]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,664
Posted By mcgarrett
Moving sale - 2012 R1200GS Triple Black (low susp)

Moving sale - 2012 R1200GS Triple Black (low susp):

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24744722#post24744722
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,734
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks for the kind words. We must have just...

Thanks for the kind words. We must have just missed each other near St. Barbe on the 2nd. Chris and I were heading south on the Viking Trail from St. Anthony to Rocky Harbour, and we gassed up in St....
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,734
Posted By mcgarrett
Great Ride Report and photos. What days were you...

Great Ride Report and photos. What days were you on the Trans Lab? I'm wondering if we just missed crossing paths. We were going clockwise and got stuck overnight in Lab City due to the fire on June...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
The tube running into the "safety valve" under...

The tube running into the "safety valve" under the back of the seat has a clamp (courtesy of George last month), but the tube that connects to something in the front right area of the bike only has a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
I'll be selling an almost new factory low seat in...

I'll be selling an almost new factory low seat in a few weeks when my Renazco arrives. I paid $225 for the low seat in December from Morton's BMW, which included a 10% discount for a sale. Normal...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks. It was easier than I thought. Now if I...

Thanks. It was easier than I thought. Now if I can just get my X-Tank to work consistently and for the ABS light to start working again...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Any thoughts on the easiest way to swap locks...

Any thoughts on the easiest way to swap locks from my old gas cap to the new one? Both are stock BMW.
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Matt, Nice meeting you and best wishes for...

Matt,

Nice meeting you and best wishes for your future adventures.
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
PM sent about mine becoming available next month.

PM sent about mine becoming available next month.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,525
Posted By mcgarrett
Great Ride Report. I did the TLH a few weeks...

Great Ride Report. I did the TLH a few weeks after you, and I'm glad the weather had warmed up a bit. There were still plenty of challenges, though.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Chris, I found a way to attach a Kriega US-5...

Chris,

I found a way to attach a Kriega US-5 bag to the each side of the US-30 tail bag. I think they'll be a decent substitute for those dry sacks that got perforated by debris.

I'm still...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks Jeff. I just checked, and it's about 1"...

Thanks Jeff. I just checked, and it's about 1" unloaded, which I'm pretty sure is the spec. I know George knows his stuff, and he's very meticulous about getting everything right with the servicing....
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
The patient has been released from the hospital...

The patient has been released from the hospital and is ready for a new adventure.

http://i1335.photobucket.com/albums/w677/mcgarrett91/image_zps6de1cb30.jpg

Thanks to everyone for your kind...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Thanks for the advice. Hose clamp installed...

Thanks for the advice. Hose clamp installed today. I also cinched down the screws for the housing that the fuel cap screws onto just in case there wasn't a perfect seal with that o-ring.


Sent...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7,015
Views: 1,072,323
Posted By mcgarrett
Any thoughts on trying to rehab a gas cap that...

Any thoughts on trying to rehab a gas cap that won't seal properly vs. just buying a new one? That seems to be what's causing my off-and-on issues with the X-Tank feeding into the main. Everything...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 179,366
Posted By mcgarrett
I think I might have figured out a solution. I...

I think I might have figured out a solution. I removed the two compression straps from the US-5, then routed the US-30 straps through these loops. I can't test it on my bike yet because it's in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 16 - July 7, 2013 Chelmsford,...

Day 16 - July 7, 2013
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, to Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
~300 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9270859921/" title="Day 16 by McGarrett91, on...
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 179,366
Posted By mcgarrett
US5 x 2 + US30

I'm hoping someone can advise me on the best way to mount US5 packs to the sides of a US30. I can't seem to find any photos or descriptions of this configuration, and I'm hoping it's possible.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 15 - July 6, 2013 Digby, Nova Scotia, to...

Day 15 - July 6, 2013
Digby, Nova Scotia, to Chelmsford, Massachusetts
~420 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9273645190/" title="Day 15 by McGarrett91, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 14 - July 5, 2013 Ingonish Beach, Nova...

Day 14 - July 5, 2013
Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, to Digby, Nova Scotia
~434 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9273645226/" title="Day 14 by McGarrett91, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 13 - July 4, 2013 Port-aux-Basques,...

Day 13 - July 4, 2013
Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland, to Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia
~60 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9273645308/" title="Day 13 by McGarrett91, on...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,696
Posted By mcgarrett
The bags held a lot, were versatile, and lighter...

The bags held a lot, were versatile, and lighter than aluminum cases. All good things for a lightweight adv bike.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 12 - July 3, 2013 Rocky Harbour,...

Day 12 - July 3, 2013
Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, to Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland
~280 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9273645340/" title="Day 12 by McGarrett91, on...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,696
Posted By mcgarrett
Used in conjunction with Touratech pannier racks...

Used in conjunction with Touratech pannier racks and top shelf and Rok straps cinched tight.

Yes, it's just the outer skin, but it's right where that horizontal band is located. Just trying to do...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,696
Posted By mcgarrett
Falling apart

I just took my Magadan bags on my first trip, and unfortunately, it looks like some of the stitching is already giving way:
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
Day 11 - July 2, 2013 St. Anthony,...

Day 11 - July 2, 2013
St. Anthony, Newfoundland, to Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland
~218 miles

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/98619696@N03/9270860173/" title="Day 11 by McGarrett91, on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,840
Posted By mcgarrett
That looks like fun and will definitely be on the...

That looks like fun and will definitely be on the itinerary for next time.
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