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Forum: Americas 05-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By AR4CE
Many thanks! I figured it would be plentiful.

Many thanks! I figured it would be plentiful.
Forum: Americas 05-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By AR4CE
Maybe I could get a move to the regional forum...

Maybe I could get a move to the regional forum for some input?
Forum: Americas 05-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By AR4CE
Adv friendly camping NM/CO

Riding next week from tx to Colorado Springs. I'll be on my GS and my buddy on a softail. Any good camping along the following section:

Santa Fe NM- Taos NM - fort garland CO - alamosa co- buena...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By AR4CE
I usually wear my Gaerne Trials. If jeans of...

I usually wear my Gaerne Trials. If jeans of khaki, they look pretty normal, and if slacks, I'll wear my GS dry suit over top and bring a set of shoes in my pannier when I get there. I've spend all...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,189
Posted By AR4CE
I have a transponder from harley that hard-wires...

I have a transponder from harley that hard-wires to the garage door opener unit, and is on the high/low beam from the bike.

I haven't pulled the module out to see what it looks like, but I can't...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,775
Posted By AR4CE
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=94...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=948816

I'm liking my current setup, but might give some other mapping programs a try.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
Had it out for a group ride that lasted a few...

Had it out for a group ride that lasted a few hours and a couple little jaunts here and there. So far I can see it just fine, but consider also I'm not using it for turn-by-turn navigation.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By AR4CE
The point is not to leave it in while parked-...

The point is not to leave it in while parked- that would be easy. I'm talking about when you're waiting on your bike idling at a border crossing, or get stopped. The individual (as I've been told),...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By AR4CE
I've only heard anecdotal accounts during BS...

I've only heard anecdotal accounts during BS sessions- seems like a legitimate occurrence.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By AR4CE
Key Guard- greedy guards

(tried the search function to no avail)

I've heard of some folks fabricating ignition key covers/guards to keep border guards and bribe seeking officials from popping your key out while waiting in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 148,771
Posted By AR4CE
http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz298/97sahara/...

http://i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz298/97sahara/photo1_zpsae119bae.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
The techmount has a standard bolt pattern (shown...

The techmount has a standard bolt pattern (shown in pic), I just had to ream the holes a little bit.

For non-apple, I imagine RAM with otterbox or similar would work. Truth be told, I bought a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
Yes, the iPad is in a lifeproof fre case...

Yes, the iPad is in a lifeproof fre case (waterproof), in a lifeproof cradle, attached to a tech mount bar mount.

I can take some more pictures of the mount. I'm sure lifeproof had cases and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
Here's the skinny on the in-helmet setup....

Here's the skinny on the in-helmet setup. Speakers appear to be approx 2-1/4" diameter, and a little over 1/2" thick, plus velcro.

I bought both on amazon, and they shipped together. The...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
Got both pieces on amazon- ill do a write up...

Got both pieces on amazon- ill do a write up today or tomorrow with pics and links.

40 min drive to work test went well. Played pandora off the iPad and had good sound and functionality.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
So far for turn by turn I'm using the zumo, and...

So far for turn by turn I'm using the zumo, and the ipad is mostly for topo planning and getting in/out of non-busy road and offroad situations. (should be good for finding camping as well I believe)...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By AR4CE
I have 6 of them on the truck and are great!...

I have 6 of them on the truck and are great! Spots and floods are a good combo.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
I'm liking the motion x so far, and I rigged up...

I'm liking the motion x so far, and I rigged up the sumo since it came with one of the Harleys and didn't want it to go to waste.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,910
Posted By AR4CE
UPDATE: Helmet audio and bluetooth. Maps, Maps, media and color (Ipad Mini on GSA)

The mobile command center is nearly complete, and we'll try to get a test run in the near future.

A rundown: Zumo 660 works great for over the road travel, but for exploratory off-road or...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-02-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By AR4CE
Thanks for the help! I'll be heading over for my...

Thanks for the help! I'll be heading over for my first trip soon, and I'll scope possibilities.

I've got some friends in Germany and Poland, and have some lines on possible storage in Turkey....
Forum: Trip Planning 11-27-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By AR4CE
Ship bike or buy in-country (Mideast/Europe)

Long story short, I'll be working in the middle east/Europe for the foreseeable future, and have some serious off time.

I'm contemplating shipping my '07 GS to Turkey (or similar) since I'll be...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,287
Posted By AR4CE
Just dropped the coin for my dry suit yesterday....

Just dropped the coin for my dry suit yesterday. Added just a liner in 40 degrees (F) and it's the best gear I've ever owned!!

Fits well, and surprisingly light and comfortable. Wish I'd have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By AR4CE
Agreed, not cheap- but look great. I have...

Agreed, not cheap- but look great.

I have rigid industries LED on my truck and love them- I might do some research on wiring them up if brackets can be done.

Am I off base with the rumors...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By AR4CE
R1200GSA driving light replace/upgrade

Lost one factory amber driving light to a sand berm last ride, so I'm in the quandary of replacing them with factory clear, or upgrading.

Any recommendations for decent upgrades with minimal...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By AR4CE
First real ride on the GS

After a couple pavement-only trips on the new GS, I finally had a chance to stretch my legs on a very small portion of the east TX 450 (thanks search function for some good maps).

Weather was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-13-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By AR4CE
Thanks everyone for the suggestions- it'll be a...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions- it'll be a little trip, but I'll compose a ride report upon return.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-13-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By AR4CE
That's exactly the tips I was looking for. Thanks!

That's exactly the tips I was looking for. Thanks!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-12-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By AR4CE
Texas break-in trip for the new GS

So the I'm addicted to the ADV riding now.. so out goes the Ulysses and in comes a gently used '07 R1200GSA.

Any recommendations on a good scenic ride/camp combo to break in the new wheels? I'll...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-24-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By AR4CE
I know what you mean- I love the year 'round...

I know what you mean- I love the year 'round riding season, but I spent 5 years in the Black Hills of South Dakota.... nothing will ever be the same.

Hope to get out and explore soon.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-19-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By AR4CE
North Houston new-ish rider

Howdy from spring. New to the adv world, but have a half million miles on the Harleys and various road bikes. Presently ride with CVMA 23-4.

Just added a Ulysses to the stable and looking...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By AR4CE
Almost did the same thing, but I would advise...

Almost did the same thing, but I would advise against it unless you have it custom built with a good welder and Dom tubing. I installed a ladder rack installed which was rated for 1,000 lbs and...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By AR4CE
Survived the deployment- starting real planning...

Survived the deployment- starting real planning for the trip to happen spring/summer 2014.

Revised route:

Houston, TX
San Diego
Seattle
Deadhorse (purhoe bay)
James Bay (Radisson)
Bangor
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By AR4CE
I used to live in Rapid City, and went to many a...

I used to live in Rapid City, and went to many a rally. Though I'm a Harley guy, I saw every make and model under the sun. You might run into the occasional hog elitist, but no more than the other...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By AR4CE
If you stay off 70/75, 68 isn't a bad stroll...

If you stay off 70/75, 68 isn't a bad stroll through John Bryant state park. When I'm not deployed, I'm near Dayton.
Forum: Americas 03-11-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By AR4CE
Teddy- thanks for the info. I was comtemplating...

Teddy- thanks for the info. I was comtemplating just getting to Radisson, depending on the road conditions.. but if the road to the bay is passable, I'll def get out there.

As far as Northern...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By AR4CE
Much appreciated! At this point, I'm looking for...

Much appreciated! At this point, I'm looking for folks who've done portions of the trips with tips. PCH, FL, etc isn't much of problem, and I've been through Southern Alaska before, but Northern...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 977
Posted By AR4CE
Ultimate 4 Corners- Return from deployment trip

I've got 5 months left in Afghanistan, and with that time I'm using my free time to plan my ultimate bucket list trip-- since I won't be back in time for Sturgis, I'm going to do my own ultimate 4...
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