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Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By JPbikepilot
A little help please

I had a Hepco and Becker crash bar, stock handlebar brush guards and Touratech headlight protector and valve cover guards on my 1150. I was hoping you had some experiences with other manufacturers...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By JPbikepilot
Cal Scientific Windshield

I have a Cal Scientific windshield on my 1150GS with home made plexiglass winglets. I'm 5' 9" and that setup works great for reducing the buffet.

JP
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By JPbikepilot
2012 R1200 GS Farkle Recommendations

Hey Guys,

I'm finally upgrading my awesome R1150 GS (giving it to my son) to an even more awesome 2012 R1200 GS. The new (1600 miles) bike is pretty much as it arrived from the dealer. I need...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24,532
Views: 4,228,679
Posted By JPbikepilot
Shout Out to Big Don

My buddies and I were riding the COBDR last week. I noticed a fork seal leak on my BMW Dakar in Pitkin. Big Don of Weaver TX rode up on his DRZ Adventure Bike, lent me a feeler gauge and advised me...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24,532
Views: 4,228,679
Posted By JPbikepilot
Psycho, Thanks for the advice. What are the...

Psycho,
Thanks for the advice. What are the weakness of the XT-350? The XT-350 thread is 272 pages long. (Sorry for hijacking the thread guys. I'm a real DRZ fan but it looks like it's too big...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By JPbikepilot
Bot is southern redneck spelling for boot. My...

Bot is southern redneck spelling for boot. My apologies.

JP
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24,532
Views: 4,228,679
Posted By JPbikepilot
Lowering Dr Z? Help me out vertically challenged riders.

I'm trying to find a DS Bike for my 15 yr-old, unofficial little brother. He's 5'4'' and will probably max out at 5'8". He can flatfoot a DR-200 and probably a XT-250 (not sure about the Sherpa). ...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By JPbikepilot
Best Hot Weather Adventure Bot?

Hey Guys,
I live in AZ and do a lot of trail and adventure rising. I currently wear Aerostitch Rider Combat Adventure boots but need something cooler as my feet sweat so much above 85-90F that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,345
Posted By JPbikepilot
9000 miles on Karoo 3s

I installed Karoo 3s on my 1150GS last July. After 9000 miles, the front tire has 1/4" of tread in the center and the rear has almost 1/8". The tire edges have much more tread (chicken strips). Of...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,566
Posted By JPbikepilot
Overland vs Latitude

I tried the Overland on the COBDR. It was totally waterproof and great at 85F and below. Above 85F, it was unbearably hot! There is little to no venting on the Overland. I was able to trade it in...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,625
Posted By JPbikepilot
Firstgear Kathmandu vs Klim Lattitude

I've had the past generation (orange) Kathmandu for 3-4 years. It's a great jacket and reasonably priced. I needed a second waterproof jacket for my foreign exchange student on a COBDR trip. I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Chain O-Rings falling out

Hey Guys,
I just noticed an o-ring that was 1/2 way out of one of my chain links. On closer examination of the chain, I found 3-4 that are missing. I bought the bike a month ago. It hadn't been...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Dakar Tank Bag

Hey Parx400, whick RKA tank bag do you have. There are 7 on their website.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Dakar Tank Bag Recommendations?

Gentlemen,

Can anyone recommend a great tank bag for my "new" 2003 Dakar? I'm looking for one that attaches and removes easily, is waterproof, has a map cover, is easy to carry off the bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Windshilds

Thanks KAIA, I think I'll check out the Cee Baileys Windscreen. I'll let you know how it turns out. Does anyone else have an opinion on a good windscreen?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Any Clues On Better Windscreens?

Gentlemen,
I've had this beautiful 2003 for about three weeks. It's a great bike! However, when I compare it to my 2004 R1150GS (with a Cal Scientific windscreen and homemade winglets) the wind...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
2003 Dakar Farkles

Thanks Pyrate! Fork gaiters and LED lights make sense. What type did you buy and are you happy with them?

What do you know about the infamous Crap Flap? How about the steering head and rear swing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15,602
Views: 1,835,974
Posted By JPbikepilot
Windshields and Heated Handgrips

Gentlemen,


I just bought a 2003 Dakar with 1600 miles. I've added a Happy Trails engine crash guard,
Touratech rear brake master cylinder protector, Pivot Pegs, Touratech low fender, Touratech...
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