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Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
So what about the bigger screen that touratech...

So what about the bigger screen that touratech offer:

http://www.touratech.com/shops/008/product_info.php?cPath=3_39_278&products_id=8063

anyone got any experience of that one?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
I know what youre saying Griz, but I only want to...

I know what youre saying Griz, but I only want to lessen the effect of the wind. If I wanted to stay out of it altogether, Id buy a car :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
I like the wind as much as the next guy, but when...

I like the wind as much as the next guy, but when its a windy day and youre just plain trying to get to work, the neck muscles could do with a break. I wouldnt even of considered a new screen except...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
Interesting, did you get anything else to replace...

Interesting, did you get anything else to replace it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
Got about 7000 on mine and I love it. I've loved...

Got about 7000 on mine and I love it. I've loved all my bikes though and Ive discovered that heated grips are the best invention EVER! to hell with sliced bread. As for the screen, I guess its...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,636
Posted By slashdog
800GS Touratech spoiler...

Has anyone got the touratech 800GS screen spoiler:

http://www.touratech.com/shops/008/product_info.php?cPath=3_39_278&products_id=8070

or
...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By slashdog
800GS Screen spolier?

Has anyone got the touratech 800GS screen spoiler:

http://www.touratech.com/shops/008/product_info.php?cPath=3_39_278&products_id=8070

Is it worth the price tag? does it make a big...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By slashdog
Thanks for the quick reply, I went and had a look...

Thanks for the quick reply, I went and had a look and coudlnt see exactly where it was coming from, it was pretty high up the engine so I called BMW and they were, as always in my local garage, very...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-22-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By slashdog
800GS Dripping oil. help.

Can any one help with this problem, Ive got an 8 month old 800GS, its just come back from a service (about 2 weeks ago) and Ive noticed its dripping oil. I dont have time to bring it back to the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By slashdog
Thumb Well I finally got a Garmin Colorado on Ebay dirt...

Well I finally got a Garmin Colorado on Ebay dirt cheap, which was the only reason I got it because of the rubbish reviews Ive been reading. I also got a ram mount and as the colorado is waterproof...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By slashdog
Could you elaborate of the 'ram mount' ? what is...

Could you elaborate of the 'ram mount' ? what is it and where can I get hold of it! Got a Colorado but no idea how to get it attached to my bike. ing

Right just found all the ram mounting stuff,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By slashdog
Got a working Garmin Colorado 300

Anyone got a colorado hooked up and working on there bike yet? Any problems with reported issues of the batteries getting wet? I was almost ready to buy the etrex vista, but then the 60csx is just a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By slashdog
I had a test ride on a F650GS (twin) and it had...

I had a test ride on a F650GS (twin) and it had the low seat and I think they said the pegs had been lowered too. But to me the bike almost felt like a BMX and Im only 5'10 ish. Go try it out, it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,682
Posted By slashdog
Thanks for the info about the cases, I want them,...

Thanks for the info about the cases, I want them, but they are SOOOO expensive. The touratech aluminum cases work out about 500 and the BMW's about 700! I might have to stick to my roll bags for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,682
Posted By slashdog
Great pics! Just wondering what you thought of...

Great pics! Just wondering what you thought of the BMW side cases? Anything you didnt like? Have they got any special features? Ive got the 800GS and im trying to decide if its worth forking out for...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,931
Posted By slashdog
Ok I left it a bit late with the rest of these,...

Ok I left it a bit late with the rest of these, but heres a few more:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3203/2612142193_e79213a858_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3044/2612141621_3f8ea8e0e3_b.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2008, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By slashdog
Thanks for you replies, Im not going to go with...

Thanks for you replies, Im not going to go with it. There is plenty of love out there for the 60csx, I think thats what I'll go for.
cheers!:clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By slashdog
Its going for 87 about $171 dollars... and...

Its going for 87 about $171 dollars...

and Im pretty sure its this one:

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=143

skip it?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2008, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By slashdog
Should I buy the Garmin etrex summit?

I know its the same ol shitty question but any comments appreciated :)

I have a chance to buy the etrex summit at a good price (I think...) would you reccomend it for using on my bike? Mostly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 47,812
Posted By slashdog
sump guard

Ive got an 800GS too and I'm looking for a bash plate. There is a real nice big one that comes right up and covers the oil filter on the cover of the new touratech catalouge, but its not IN the...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,931
Posted By slashdog
and another

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3136/2601164873_b4c9080771_b.jpg
Forum: Racing 06-22-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,931
Posted By slashdog
just got back...

Just got back a few hours ago, got some good pics, shall I post them here?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3207/2601627806_8f93cfe10f_b.jpg

:clap
Forum: Europe 06-20-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By slashdog
MotoGP

Anyone off to Donnington this weekend? I'll make a 'ADVRIDER' sign and try and get it shown on tv. Been driving past the track everyday on the way to work this week, wish I was there today camping...
Forum: Europe 06-10-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By slashdog
Cliffs of Moher, definitely. Drive through the...

Cliffs of Moher, definitely. Drive through the Burren too while youre down there http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Burren

The Beara peninsula is great too which is in Cork, south of the ring of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By slashdog
yeah thats the one! I thought it was hilarious...

yeah thats the one! I thought it was hilarious that one minute you could be on a road wide enough for one car, then suddenly it would open out into 2 lanes of beautiful new tarmac and shiny crash...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By slashdog
I'm almost embarrassed to put that video up there...

I'm almost embarrassed to put that video up there compared to some of the stuff on this site! Its pretty funny to look back at it though. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By slashdog
Oops, no dont have both, one bike at a time for...

Oops, no dont have both, one bike at a time for me, the list at the bottom is the order I had the bikes in :lol3 I prefer the 800GS though, its much lighter and narrower and really does feel like it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-07-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,441
Posted By slashdog
Non waterproof GPS, in Map pocket of tank bag?

Does anyone use a non-waterproof GPS in their map pocket of their tank abg? How is it? does it work? Just been looking at the TOM TOM 'rider' and they seem to be rubbing the price in compared to the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 999
Posted By slashdog
Ireland + now with pics

I posted this on stromtrooper.com but thought it would be appreciated here too

http://www.stromtrooper.com/showthread.php?t=21583

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3148/2358599378_e1f86c642b.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-05-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By slashdog
I cant say for sure, Ive never heard it. But Im...

I cant say for sure, Ive never heard it. But Im Irish (living in England) and I would go with Keenon. wait... just checked with 2 other Irish guys I work with and they havent heard it either, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
Wink Yeah someone mentioned that DVD a few posts back,...

Yeah someone mentioned that DVD a few posts back, its in the post! (or should I say 'mail' )
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
Well I know you dont have to stand all the time,...

Well I know you dont have to stand all the time, I am more interested in learning new skills than just doing it for the sake of it. In my original comment I was just looking for any tips that people...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By slashdog
Fantastic looking pics and movie, keep em coming!

Fantastic looking pics and movie, keep em coming!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
er.. say that again please :wink:

er.. say that again please :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
Well Im sure (and pretty sure Im right :thumb )...

Well Im sure (and pretty sure Im right :thumb ) that its me and not the bike. lol And looking round the net, there are plenty of 800GS's tackling the dirt with ease. I picked a tough bike to learn on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
when I stand I feel really far forward, my head...

when I stand I feel really far forward, my head is over the bars. Maybe I am still just too rigid but Im still not doing too well on the throttle control when standing. what a noob! Arms and elbows...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By slashdog
Yikes!

That is way too much, I'll stick with my regular tank bacg and my small camera bag stuffed in it. Strange though, I've just ordered some stuff from touratech and didnt even see that tank bag....
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By slashdog
Cool2 Tank bag/Camera Bag

Has anyone bought, made or seen any good camera tank bags? Ive got a Digital SLR I want ready to shoot when I just pull up at the side of the road. Any suggestions?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
Excellent

Thanks for all the info, I havent had a chance to put it all into practice yet, I did notice the difference going over speed bumps with my elbows out though. If we ever get a summer in this country I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,187
Posted By slashdog
great stuff...

Thanks for all the replies, very interesting to hear everyones opinion. To be honest I know very little about it so an over view of everyones opinion is good. I totally agree with the practice part...
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