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Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks for all the helpful responses. Nikon or...

Thanks for all the helpful responses. Nikon or Canon it is. I'll take her to the store this w/e and let her play with a T3 and 3200 or similar and see which menu system, control layout etc feels more...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By brooklyn slim
dslr for newbie?

My daughter's taking a photography class in the fall and needs a DSLR. At this point, her entire photography experience has been with her iPhone. Kid has a good eye for composition, but needs to...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By brooklyn slim
moose expedition vs givi trekker outback

Any guidance for choosing between these?
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
MotoG5 - check yr PMs

MotoG5 - check yr PMs
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,793
Posted By brooklyn slim
It's spelled "stelvio", by the way.

It's spelled "stelvio", by the way.
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By brooklyn slim
leak in Givi V47 topcase

Had a Givi E460 topcase for years, never had a single drop of water in case, riding in rain for hours, parked during storms...dry as a bone. Same with my Givi E21 sidecases.

Just got a V47 topcase...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By brooklyn slim
touch-up powder coated crash bars?

New DL650, 100 degree weather, scorching asphalt, no kickstand pad = chipped Givi crash bar.

Happy I had the bars on. With the exception of the ball end of the clutch lever snapping off, zero...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,487
Posted By brooklyn slim
indecisive old f**ker gets new bike...

After obsessing for months and taking umpteen test rides and torturing various inmates here with relentless questioning about their bikes, I finally traded in my 2005 DL650 for a...well, first things...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By brooklyn slim
One hundred thirty-four views on this thread,...

One hundred thirty-four views on this thread, eighty-nine on Equipment, where the same question is cross-posted....and not a single reply.

Is this some sort of record? If so, what do I win?
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By brooklyn slim
globescout panniers on DL650?

Moving this to Beasts since no bites at Gear. Help, somebody!

ADVDepot announced today that they'll soon be carrying a 28 liter version of the Globescout panniers.

I'm very interested in these...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By brooklyn slim
Globescout panniers on a DL 650?

ADVDepot announced today that they'll soon be carrying a 28 liter version of the Globescout panniers.

I'm very interested in these bags but have been reluctant to order them because I want to keep...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By brooklyn slim
DL 650 top-loading panniers

Looking for aluminum boxes mounted tight to the bike.

2013 DL650 Adventure comes with SW Motech Trax boxes mounted on Motech rack. Very wide, sadly.

Trax boxes can be mounted on Givi or Hepco...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
OK, thanks.

OK, thanks.
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
Regarding the "swing or slide" method of...

Regarding the "swing or slide" method of mounting/dismounting:

On my DL650, I throw my leg over when riding without panniers, and use the horse-mount method when the panniers are in place.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks for your kind offer. I love this place.

Thanks for your kind offer. I love this place.
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks. I believe the fairing already has cutouts...

Thanks. I believe the fairing already has cutouts for the Euro signals. Do you just reroute the wires that go to the mirrors? Is it much of a job to wire them?
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
I know about the difference between the US and...

I know about the difference between the US and Euro turn signals, but how do the mirrors differ?

Still obsessing about whether to pull the trigger on the MG. Main concern is distance to nearest...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
Fer chrissake, the guy wants to know if the...

Fer chrissake, the guy wants to know if the upgrade which Guzzi itself thought was non-trivial enough to implement in its newer bikes is present on the current crop. Completely understandable.

If...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
Uh-oh. That might be a deal breaker. I have...

Uh-oh. That might be a deal breaker. I have enough problems explaining to my wife why legions of nubile and compliant women hurl themselves at my feet wherever I go. You're telling me there'll be...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11,874
Views: 1,612,107
Posted By brooklyn slim
I'm looking to replace my DL650 with one of the...

I'm looking to replace my DL650 with one of the following: Stelvio, S10, T800 or - don't laugh - new DL.

Finally found a sympathetic dealer and demo'd a Stelvio this afternoon. Wow.

First, it...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By brooklyn slim
DL650 front brake problem

Here's the symptom. Maybe someone can tell me where to begin looking before I throw up my hands and bring it to my (much unloved) dealer.

Basically, front brake seems to be always applied. If I...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 16,533
Posted By brooklyn slim
Wait, are you saying this poo flinging thing is...

Wait, are you saying this poo flinging thing is only for monkeys....?

My bad.
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 195,484
Posted By brooklyn slim
Why hasn't that question ever come up before, in...

Why hasn't that question ever come up before, in all these years ? :lol3

There's a boatload of opinions on these questions, which a search will reveal.

In short, top loaders allow you to...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 16,533
Posted By brooklyn slim
I give you a nice compliment and you taunt me in...

I give you a nice compliment and you taunt me in return ?

C'mon, guys, I still don't get it. Give a slow old guy a break....
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26,187
Views: 5,009,260
Posted By brooklyn slim
I don't do a lick of off road riding, but the S10...

I don't do a lick of off road riding, but the S10 appeals for reasons of ergos, power, reliability....

But this spoke conversation has me spooked. I don't need spoked wheels for my purposes.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 16,533
Posted By brooklyn slim
OK, I'm kinda slow sometimes....I don't get it.

OK, I'm kinda slow sometimes....I don't get it.
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 16,533
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks for your kind words. Amazingly...

Thanks for your kind words.

Amazingly perceptive call, by the way. I have spent some time as a therapist and some in more academic quarters. Looks like you're the insightful one.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 16,533
Posted By brooklyn slim
cug, I think you're being just a tad...

cug, I think you're being just a tad argumentative here. First, remember the OP said that demos on many of the bikes under consideration weren't in the cards, yet you insist that he must - MUST -...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,456
Posted By brooklyn slim
That's the one! Thanks, rb.

That's the one! Thanks, rb.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,456
Posted By brooklyn slim
new design throttle lock?

About a month ago, I saw a video showing a new throttle lock. Required removal of grip, operated via a ball-end lever which is supposed to be easier to engage than Throttlemeister or Kaoko. Kinda...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 26,187
Views: 5,009,260
Posted By brooklyn slim
Thanks markjenn for your speedy and comprehensive...

Thanks markjenn for your speedy and comprehensive reply.

I got a chance to throw a leg over an S10 yesterday. Fit like a glove (well, handlebar risers might be in order) but dealer had no demo...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26,187
Views: 5,009,260
Posted By brooklyn slim
Three questions for S10 owners: 1. With...

Three questions for S10 owners:

1. With Yamaha panniers, how wide is the bike's ass? How does this width compare to handlebar width?

2. I believe that some spoked wheels running tubeless tires...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
From the replies to armydoc, it looks like...

From the replies to armydoc, it looks like several owners feel entirely comfortable with their T800's reliability.

Any dissenting opinions? Any known issues, like BMW final drive problems, or Wee...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
Wait, you mean you have to fill the gas tank??...

Wait, you mean you have to fill the gas tank?? Oh, that's a deal breaker....
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
Their site says they ship worldwide - about $112...

Their site says they ship worldwide - about $112 including postage.

PC support only, no Macs need apply.
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
OK, brown, cug, internal and kildare, thanks,...

OK, brown, cug, internal and kildare, thanks, seems like a consensus that the T800 isn't gonna fight me.

To be clear, I own a 2006 DL650, so I'm clear on its pluses and minuses. Just wanted to...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
Corbin has an accessory page linked to their T800...

Corbin has an accessory page linked to their T800 seat page which lists a number of backrests. Not sure if these are available by themselves or only with the seat - pix look like they're separate...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21,718
Views: 4,022,589
Posted By brooklyn slim
Having a rough time finding a dealer who'll let...

Having a rough time finding a dealer who'll let me test ride a Tiger 800 Roadie.
Haven't given up, but in the meantime, let me ask this:

On the dimensions of top-heaviness and ease of threading...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 68,142
Posted By brooklyn slim
Russell Day-Long?

Russell Day-Long?
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