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Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 112,638
Posted By houlster
Usb

The USB connector on my 300 was a constant problem as well. The connector itself actually broke off the little board it's attached to at one point. I was able to re-solder it & get it to work...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 250,121
Posted By houlster
Garmin Oregon 650

Oregon 650 for $349.95 @ gpscity

http://www.gpscity.com/garmin-oregon-650.html

That's about $100 cheaper than I've seen it anywhere else. It's actually $20 less than they're selling the Oregon...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By houlster
I just converted my wheels to tubeless &...

I just converted my wheels to tubeless & initially had several small bead leaks with my K60.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 584,976
Posted By houlster
Welll, it wasn't completely painless... ...

Welll, it wasn't completely painless...

Oops...
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-PLUFxVe3pHY/UfhVhaHYmBI/AAAAAAAAEJs/A9piFkcn86Q/s1024/IMAG1916.jpg


Didn't check bolts regularly. A week in,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 584,976
Posted By houlster
Benelli Amazonas

My Amazonas on the CDR last year:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-urA4wOIzYp4/UfhVwuPmpII/AAAAAAAAENs/ZfKS-LzaQAs/s1024/IMAG1962.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,933
Posted By houlster
I just posted this in another thread, but it fits...

I just posted this in another thread, but it fits better here. I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip. The power supply is 12v so an SAE adapter to power it on the bike was easy. If I...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,755
Posted By houlster
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1743...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17437056&postcount=38

Easy. $20 or less. Use a 12v remote & wire it into the bike. & once you have the receiver, you can get more remotes for $5 -...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By houlster
I made something like that back in the early 90's...

I made something like that back in the early 90's for towing my bike back/forth from college. Kept it in the trunk when I got there. It was only about 200 miles, but I made the trip probably a...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,581
Posted By houlster
I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip....

I got one of these for the tank bag my next trip. The power supply is 12v so an SAE adapter to power it on the bike was easy. If I get to a motel or campsite with power, I can power from 120 as...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 519,727
Posted By houlster
Thanks woody. Yes, the tubes were there from the...

Thanks woody. Yes, the tubes were there from the factory & I'm thinking of going tubeless. I just wanted to verify what I had to start out with.

--Dan
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 519,727
Posted By houlster
Woody, I've got a set of tubeless Excel...

Woody,

I've got a set of tubeless Excel wheels running tubeless tires, but the bike came from the factory with tubes.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,660
Posted By houlster
Ok, thx. Think I'll try the Ultralite tool then...

Ok, thx. Think I'll try the Ultralite tool then :nod

--Dan
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,660
Posted By houlster
This article mentions using the "clearing tool"...

This article mentions using the "clearing tool" essentially as a reamer before plugging. Everything else I've read about these is that no reamer is necessary.

So, is it? Why include one in the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By houlster
(cont.) I did not get any details of the...

(cont.)

I did not get any details of the wires soldered to the USB port, but it's not hard to figure out. The NEG was easy. The 5v line was tougher. There's a couple spots, but they're...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By houlster
Oregon power alternative

So I've had a Garmin Oregon for several years & have used it extensively on the bike & snowmobile. The USB connector on it sucks balls. I constantly have issues with it not having a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,601,158
Posted By houlster
Benelli goodness ...

Benelli goodness

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-lxW4N4KtO1I/UfhW2NNUAYI/AAAAAAAAEgM/AxLpqRqCrJM/s1024/IMAG2169.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,043,507
Posted By houlster
CDR, last July

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h403/ahigdons/2013/CDT/IMG_1788.jpg

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h403/ahigdons/2013/CDT/IMG_1786.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 915,326
Posted By houlster
I've been thinking about something like this. ...

I've been thinking about something like this. Just did 2 weeks on the CDR and wanted something like this to air up a bit when hitting paved sections between the dirt. Digging out a compressor was a...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,877
Posted By houlster
I've wanted the same thing for many years. ...

I've wanted the same thing for many years. There's a few threads here on the issue too.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16288774

Stirling "cool" source:...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 91,493
Posted By houlster
Yes, K60. The 150 r17. TKC on the front. ...

Yes, K60. The 150 r17. TKC on the front.

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 91,493
Posted By houlster
1 gal rotopax cans... ...

1 gal rotopax cans...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-LCFKkdeiJ00/UfgYNkUf9iI/AAAAAAAAEH8/RYdWS1-A3jk/s800/IMAG1908.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By houlster
A bit late, but... Can be hit or miss....

A bit late, but...



Can be hit or miss. Some of the common things are coil failure, sometimes due to the seal leaking. I haven't had an issue, but some have. Swapping to a much more common...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By houlster
My dad & I built one in the late 80's and I used...

My dad & I built one in the late 80's and I used it for several years transporting my bike back / forth to college. Worked very well. It had a pivot in the middle so you'd have a ramp and it'd flip...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By houlster
Yes, thanks. --Dan

Yes, thanks.

--Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By houlster
Sorry, but my post wasn't clear. I'm looking for...

Sorry, but my post wasn't clear. I'm looking for the clevis width for the peg mounts. I don't have a GS, just trying to figure out if the aftermarket peg options for it will work for me.

--Dan
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By houlster
Help with footpeg measurement

Looking for some compatible footpegs. Can someone tell me what the width of the clevis for the footpegs is on an F800GS? The inside width. Trying to figure out if I can use some aftermarket pegs...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By houlster
Repack the bearings at a minimum & the HF trailer...

Repack the bearings at a minimum & the HF trailer will be fine. Lotsa people are using them.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=123255

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 107,914
Posted By houlster
EDIT: claimed!! Got a 10% with my new...

EDIT: claimed!!

Got a 10% with my new helmet after using a code from here last week. The 'race' to use it kinda sucks so I'll send to the first one to PM me. Or, I'll post up later today if...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 107,914
Posted By houlster
Thanks much !! worked for me this morning... ...

Thanks much !! worked for me this morning...

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 107,914
Posted By houlster
Crap. I should've checked yesterday. Still...

Crap. I should've checked yesterday. Still looking for a 10% if someone still has one.

thx
--Dan
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 107,914
Posted By houlster
Looking for a 10% if someone's got one. About to...

Looking for a 10% if someone's got one. About to buy (my first) very expensive helmet & need all the help I can get :D

thx
--Dan
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 76,631
Posted By houlster
:beer Pelican 1430's ...

:beer Pelican 1430's

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=12877362&postcount=6

--Dan
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 76,631
Posted By houlster
Just did our father/brother's 4th annual summer...

Just did our father/brother's 4th annual summer trip. Again, on the Speed. Very little to not like about touring naked :D
...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By houlster
I've had the Racer Short Sport gloves since...

I've had the Racer Short Sport gloves since winter.
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/1/37/30595/ITEM/Racer-Short-Sport-Leather-Gloves.aspx

Love'em. High quality materials, good...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 114,814
Posted By houlster
:roflWell, at least it's not like that was a big...

:roflWell, at least it's not like that was a big decision or anything.. Just curious, who you using for the pool work??

--Dan
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,803
Posted By houlster
Skylink remote. It's 12v, wired into the...

Skylink remote. It's 12v, wired into the headlight flash button. Probably $20 - $30 total depending on what set you get. I paid $30 for the receiver, 2 remotes and a keypad for outside.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,305
Posted By houlster
Not sure about an ADV kit, but I do take them...

Not sure about an ADV kit, but I do take them snowmobiling. Dip them into the gas tank and it makes an excellent fire starter in case you're ever stranded in less than favorable conditions.

--Dan
Forum: The Garage 03-27-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,970
Posted By houlster
Very cool. Is that a brake disk on the KLR...

Very cool. Is that a brake disk on the KLR trailer? Where'd you source the wheels?

--Dan
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 584,976
Posted By houlster
:wave ...

:wave

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-lXWMGohprAU/TzQtg_WTU2I/AAAAAAAADao/Erbr5LVyL0c/s800/imgp2937.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,356
Posted By houlster
:wave ...

:wave

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-lXWMGohprAU/TzQtg_WTU2I/AAAAAAAADao/Erbr5LVyL0c/s800/imgp2937.jpg
...
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