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Forum: Vendors 10-06-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
Forgot about these! I've seen these in person and...

Forgot about these! I've seen these in person and they are BRIGHT. Quality kit from what I can tell.

Longer
Forum: Vendors 10-03-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
There is great feedback on this forum about...

There is great feedback on this forum about Hyperlites.

Also, these guys have what looks to be an identical product: http://www.adventuretech.ca. Haven't seen it in person, but it looks good!
...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
Fair enough. I just wanted to share my recent...

Fair enough. I just wanted to share my recent experience with the company.

Longer
Forum: Canada 07-11-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,493
Posted By Longer
Signed it too. I definitely want to ride this...

Signed it too. I definitely want to ride this one day!!!!
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
It is possible Jim. I did do everything by...

It is possible Jim. I did do everything by phone/email though, and the shipping was via UPS so in theory it shouldn't matter where one lives. I just don't know what to say...



I am close,...
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
I ordered a tail light for my dad's bike, an '08...

I ordered a tail light for my dad's bike, an '08 Honda Shadow Aero, and Kevin fixed me right up. He said that the model for the R1200C cruiser model would work, and that he would remove the load...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,470
Posted By Longer
Jesse boxes work great! ...

Jesse boxes work great!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 25,150
Posted By Longer
Loving this idea! Anything out there that...

Loving this idea!

Anything out there that would fit with Jesse Odyssey boxes on an '04 - '07 R1200GS?

Slick!!!

Longer
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,337
Posted By Longer
I live just across the water from these guys. I...

I live just across the water from these guys. I actually considered taking a trip over to pick it up but was busy and didn't want to pay for the ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island. This was a...
Forum: Americas 08-06-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,975
Posted By Longer
You're back!!! I'm taking off on Sunday. Did...

You're back!!! I'm taking off on Sunday. Did you hear we had a fire up at Garibaldi?

I'll be keeping an eye on the entire province, we were planning on heading up to Bella Coola, then back out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
Picked up my bolts on Saturday, installed the...

Picked up my bolts on Saturday, installed the crashbars today.

Thanks again guys, it all worked out really well. I'm leaving for a two week trip on Sunday, and this was one of my last items to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 524
Posted By Longer
Maybe your transmission fluid? I have read that...

Maybe your transmission fluid? I have read that if you use the wrong type of fluid it can cause very hard shifts. Has this been changed recently? It's easy to do.

I just picked up some fluid...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,102
Posted By Longer
+1 on setting it up and climbing in and out a...

+1 on setting it up and climbing in and out a couple of times.

When I bought my Eureka at Skyview Outdoors (local Euraka dealer) they had a bunch of different models set up inside and outside. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
The best tool in my saddlebag has to be GSpot!!! ...

The best tool in my saddlebag has to be GSpot!!!

Thanks guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :clap

Going to the dealer this week for bolts.

Best regards,
Longer
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
Auto, Thanks for the pics. All makes sense now! ...

Auto, Thanks for the pics. All makes sense now!

I see what you mean, BMW spec bolts are the way to go. Luckily, there is a BMW dealership about half a km from my office, so I can stop in and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
Just had a look at a parts fiche, and there is a...

Just had a look at a parts fiche, and there is a comment about one part being superceded by another. Perhaps I have the old parts?

(item #6)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
That's what I was thinking. Perhaps the previous...

That's what I was thinking. Perhaps the previous owner had some form of crash bars or (??) installed before I bought the bike and I've just noticed now. I think I may remove these allen bolts and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Longer
Having trouble installing TT crashbars - R1200GS

Hi all,

I bought some used crashbars from another inmate recently, and am finally getting around to installing them. Not sure if I'm missing something obvious, but the lower mounts just don't...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,102
Posted By Longer
I really enjoy my Eureka El Capitan AC 2. It's a...

I really enjoy my Eureka El Capitan AC 2. It's a good all around tent, durable and fairly inexpensive.

I posted some info and pics in another thread:...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,432
Posted By Longer
G11. I like the vari-screen (or whatever they...

G11. I like the vari-screen (or whatever they call it). Had it on my A460 and got very used to it. Was thinking about going DSLR, but I figured I'd take more pics with a G11.

I'm happy with the...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,680
Posted By Longer
I'm sorry, but I don't have anything useful to...

I'm sorry, but I don't have anything useful to add in terms of bike specific mobile comms; but I do love reading this stuff (I am an RF Field Technician by trade - A large Canadian wireless carrier)....
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Longer
I was truly impressed when I first saw them. A...

I was truly impressed when I first saw them. A friend simply turned a Mentos mint into a towel with water (or so I thought). :evil

I usually have a roll with me on trips, they come in handy.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,717
Posted By Longer
Marc, I love the look you've going with your...

Marc,

I love the look you've going with your GS!!! I just picked up some flat black vinyl scraps from a local sign shop to do my aluminium side panels and my friend (a painter by trade) is...
Forum: Canada 07-21-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,079
Posted By Longer
I tried recharging my Blackberry off the bike...

I tried recharging my Blackberry off the bike with the USB battery pack and it turns out the Blackberry draws too much for the USB pack. I think the output of the pack is 500mA...The Blackberry...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By Longer
Just picked up a used Garmin 2720 and am going to...

Just picked up a used Garmin 2720 and am going to buy a mount and power cable from GPSCity.ca.

Just wondering if anyone has a current coupon??? I have heard these guys are really good to deal...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,079
Posted By Longer
Just picked up a 12V cig lighter to dual USB for...

Just picked up a 12V cig lighter to dual USB for about ten bucks at The Source (it's on sale right now for $14.99, but I am sure I paid $10). Either way, a pretty good deal!

2000mA shared between...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,975
Posted By Longer
We're doing this ride in a few weeks, same group...

We're doing this ride in a few weeks, same group of guys. Hoping that the weather holds, clear and sunny, especially for the dirt. Most of the guys are on street bikes, I'll be on the GS.

Here's...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,594
Posted By Longer
And it fits on the Scrambler?!?!?! Good to...

And it fits on the Scrambler?!?!?!

Good to see you on here!

I'm using a Eureka 3 inch self inflating pad, and while it's super comfortable I find it takes up ALOT of space (even on the GS). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,369
Posted By Longer
This what you're after? ...

This what you're after?

http://www.adventuretech.ca/

I haven't tried this product, but if my Road Rocketeer (company now defunct) Brake! LED unit ever fails I'll most likely try out the...
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By Longer
Just received mine today. Thanks for the prompt...

Just received mine today. Thanks for the prompt service & fast shipping from the USA to Vancouver, BC Canada!!

Longer
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,359
Posted By Longer
I grab 3/4" or 1" 3M Super 88 from my work...

I grab 3/4" or 1" 3M Super 88 from my work service truck (I even have 1.5"). Yeah...I'm spoiled tape-wise!

Longer
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By Longer
Order placed! Went with a yellow Large and a set...

Order placed! Went with a yellow Large and a set of Rok Straps.

Longer
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By Longer
Thanks for the info guys! I'll be ordering...

Thanks for the info guys!

I'll be ordering a bag shortly.

Longer
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,875
Posted By Longer
I'd like to go with an Ortlieb duffle on my...

I'd like to go with an Ortlieb duffle on my R1200GS. I've currently got a North Face bag, but the zipper does allow some water to get in depending how I pack it and strap it down.

Anyone have a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Longer
I recently bought a Canon G11, and have noticed...

I recently bought a Canon G11, and have noticed that in Auto mode it often switches between Auto - Macro mode. The camera almost seems a little too eager to switch to Macro mode on its own. Is this...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Longer
Went through the same thing. I live in a small...

Went through the same thing. I live in a small Condo complex with only a single assigned parking stall underground. When my girlfriend moved in with me, I decided it was time to replace her '87...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,284
Posted By Longer
Agreed. I never ride without a roll of...

Agreed. I never ride without a roll of electrical tape.

http://www.skilcraftsales.com/aocatalog/imgLg/5970004194291gp.jpg

I even treat myself to the good stuff:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,282
Posted By Longer
Jim, I used this very info to swap both of my...

Jim, I used this very info to swap both of my shocks this past weekend. Mine had 70,000k on them, so I figured it was time. Got a gently used pair off of ADV rider for $200 and put them in. Ohlins...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,557
Posted By Longer
Howardforums is a good resource for anything...

Howardforums is a good resource for anything cellphone related.

Make SURE you have tethering included in your plan. Data on your plan can mean just browsing with the phone...
...
Forum: Canada 04-19-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,367
Posted By Longer
The offsales at Taylor's Crossing at Marine and...

The offsales at Taylor's Crossing at Marine and Mackay (Near Capilano Mall) has Kokanee Gold. Walking distance from my place :D

I get it once in a while. It's good stuff.

Longer
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