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Forum: Equipment Today, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By Hikertrash
I have the back a line and use it for pain-free...

I have the back a line and use it for pain-free 15-18 hour days on pavement, but because it's not very forgiving I wouldn't recommend it for offroad. For me, it's like leaning against a seat back and...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Hikertrash
IIRC, that trick doesn't work for the camheads...

IIRC, that trick doesn't work for the camheads since they have a different filler neck.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,909
Posted By Hikertrash
As promised, here are pictures of Klim's solution...

As promised, here are pictures of Klim's solution to the hook Velcro rubbing against the Misano chest fabric. They did the revision under warranty and maybe we'll see the new Latitudes coming out...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,500
Posted By Hikertrash
It's a perfect carry on size so long as it's not...

It's a perfect carry on size so long as it's not stuffed too much.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,363
Posted By Hikertrash
Another Globescout fan here My review of...

Another Globescout fan here

My review of them

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=873555
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By Hikertrash
Hey Smitty, how's it going? I met you at Signpost...

Hey Smitty, how's it going? I met you at Signpost Forest riding the yellow 1200GSA. (The guy WITHOUT the accent :D)
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,150
Posted By Hikertrash
Good choice, it'll last longer. Maybe the fronts...

Good choice, it'll last longer. Maybe the fronts are one direction only.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Hikertrash
I had Sidi Adventures and sold them to buy...

I had Sidi Adventures and sold them to buy Canyons. The Adventures are nice, but they squeak and after a year and a half of owning them, I couldn't get the squeak to stop after trying many remedies....
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Hikertrash
How are they for warmer weather touring? Anything...

How are they for warmer weather touring? Anything you don't like about them? I recently got rid of my Klim Elements and have narrowed my replacement rain gloves to the Atlantis 3 or the 2 in 1. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 636,840
Posted By Hikertrash
RALLYEX, Tell us more about your body panel...

RALLYEX,

Tell us more about your body panel graphics. Were they purchased from TT or are you an employee?
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,150
Posted By Hikertrash
I'll be damned. I only have a front and it has...

I'll be damned. I only have a front and it has only one direction with arrow pointing to the more "offroad" direction. Do you have a front as well? I just bought mine from a new USA vendor last month...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By Hikertrash
A DL650 will allow your wife a better chance at...

A DL650 will allow your wife a better chance at putting both feet on ground since it's not as tall as the KLR and it'll ride pretty comfortably on highways all day long. When I was riding up to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,329
Posted By Hikertrash
Met a guy with GSAW last month on Alaska Hwy. He...

Met a guy with GSAW last month on Alaska Hwy. He had Heidis on his bike and they were 150s. He said they fit fine and never had any issues.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,150
Posted By Hikertrash
Rawhyde is the only one who mentions the "road"...

Rawhyde is the only one who mentions the "road" direction. These are actually directional tires and meant for one way per the manufacturer. I purchased a pair online and the mechanic who put them on...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By Hikertrash
Yep, got the same one. Not sure if I've been...

Yep, got the same one. Not sure if I've been selected or not.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Hikertrash
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Hikertrash
I guess I missed his other posts about it. Lemon?

I guess I missed his other posts about it. Lemon?
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Hikertrash
I looked at the Helds, but they seem more cold...

I looked at the Helds, but they seem more cold weather oriented. The BMW glove is more of a warmer weather glove that's just waterproof.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,977
Posted By Hikertrash
Got one yesterday

Got one yesterday
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Hikertrash
BMW Two in One Glove

Anybody have a pair of these yet? They're in dealers now, but I can't find any reviews online.
...
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 75,884
Posted By Hikertrash
Thanks Dave! Email sent.

Thanks Dave! Email sent.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Hikertrash
What made you change to to GSAW from RTW? I've...

What made you change to to GSAW from RTW? I've been wanting to test ride a RTW.
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 75,884
Posted By Hikertrash
Thanks. I gave it a try and it helped a bit, but...

Thanks. I gave it a try and it helped a bit, but they still turn around. I actually preferred them before I cut them because now there's a noticeable gap between the ends. They really helped when...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hikertrash
They're anodized now, too so no black marks on...

They're anodized now, too so no black marks on gear.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Hikertrash
I didn't see a weight listed on their website....

I didn't see a weight listed on their website. I'd wanna see that before ordering. There's plenty of great tents that pack about the same size and could be just as light.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By Hikertrash
You'll love it. Mine allowed me to ride 15-18...

You'll love it. Mine allowed me to ride 15-18 hour days, 12 days straight up to the Dempster and back to AZ. Not once did my butt or knees get sore.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,124
Posted By Hikertrash
My zega Pros 38/45 are very thin walled. Not made...

My zega Pros 38/45 are very thin walled. Not made for offroad, IMO. I dropped my bike in a parking lot at 0mph and it dented real bad against the TT frame. Couple weeks ago I dropped it when loaded...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,909
Posted By Hikertrash
BMW has the best padding in the market IMO. my...

BMW has the best padding in the market IMO. my first gear was BMW and when I tried other gear, I was shocked to see it barely covered your knees or elbows and moves around so much easier. This is one...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,388
Posted By Hikertrash
I'm a bit of a regular with warranty claims at...

I'm a bit of a regular with warranty claims at Klim. I've sent in three jackets and two were covered under warranty. I'll give some advice as I learned the hard way. Sorry for the long post:D

1....
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,909
Posted By Hikertrash
No problem. A salesman at Ironhorse BMW told me...

No problem. A salesman at Ironhorse BMW told me about that and I've been removing them when the temps go above 90 ever since. It's amazing how much air those things block which is great when it's...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,909
Posted By Hikertrash
Believe it or not, the Latitude D30 armor is...

Believe it or not, the Latitude D30 armor is thinner, lighter and a bit more comfortable. I had no idea until I bought a Latitude jacket and compared the armor from my Badlands jacket. One is level 2...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 82,909
Posted By Hikertrash
Well I sent in my Latitude to Klim after...

Well I sent in my Latitude to Klim after discovering some pilling on the right chest after I got back from a 7800mi trip up north. I was clueless as to why it would wear like this on a 2 month old...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By Hikertrash
I don't either, but it's strange two rival...

I don't either, but it's strange two rival dealers say the same thing. In another post a few months back, a European inmate states bmw in EU, recommends Shell gas. These bikes are supposed to be able...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By Hikertrash
Shell is bad to use per my local BMW dealers....

Shell is bad to use per my local BMW dealers. It's the first thing they blame with any issues related to the bike. I've never had a problem using them in the US or Canada, but I don't make a habit of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Hikertrash
My sight glass is always over filled with 4...

My sight glass is always over filled with 4 quarts and I'll even let it drain overnight sometimes.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 815
Posted By Hikertrash
You might want to invest in JVB's maintenance dvd...

You might want to invest in JVB's maintenance dvd if you plan on doing your own maintenance now. I bought mine the day I brought my 2011 1200GSA home and have been using it to do my own maintenance...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,863
Posted By Hikertrash
Don't forget to try the Sourtoe Cocktail in...

Don't forget to try the Sourtoe Cocktail in Dawson City
Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Hikertrash
100% dead on. We met a guy in Dawson from Calgary...

100% dead on. We met a guy in Dawson from Calgary who just got back from Inuvik who said he was doing 95mph at some times and rode out and back in one day. You're right, the first 150 miles we were...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Hikertrash
They said the plug that was disconnected was...

They said the plug that was disconnected was under the battery compartment area. Sorry, I didn't look to see the exact spot. Also both dealers did not charge me for their service.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By Hikertrash
Could be unplugged or just need to be...

Could be unplugged or just need to be recalibrated. Mine was stuck in offroad mode, but still went through the options on the screen. It was recalibrated and still stuck. After the dealer said they...
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