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Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,956
Posted By Wyodrill
Try the Transcend Travel Cpap.

I have been using the Transcend Travel cpap machine. It came with a battery that will give me 2 1/2 nights camping. Then I need some A/C power to recharge it. Usually by then Im looking for...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,793
Posted By Wyodrill
Sidi Adventure Goretex

Adventure Goretex boots from Sidi, that don't squeek munch and with a shot of silicone water proof spray at the right spots, quiet as a church. The soles on them are vibram. ( the stuff mountain...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By Wyodrill
Griz - the top of the food chain

Most campgrounds in the parks and the likes provide "bear boxes". I put everything, stove, pots, toiletry kit, first aid kit and trash in the box. Only thing left in the tent is me, a flash light,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 639,161
Posted By Wyodrill
After a long day riding

After a long day riding in the Mojave Desert.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,039
Posted By Wyodrill
Outstanding report or story or whatever

Thanks for taking the time to share your adventure. I am well impressed at your journey so far. Its exciting. Be Safe!

See if you can get any kind of cortisone cream. Should cool the boys off....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By Wyodrill
Or Rent it.

If it flies, floats or makes woopie.... Rent It!

Check out Sixth rent a car. I was over there in May and rented a car from sixth... they were just starting to rent motor cycles. At least until...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,858
Posted By Wyodrill
Cool2 They do fall off

Well just got back from a 2500 mile trip, lost one Gopro out right and a replacement broke away but I had a leash on that one. Both times the spacer bar or connector ( black plastic thing) failed....
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,858
Posted By Wyodrill
Helmet Safety

I did a mount on my helmet and have used it for about a year. Then I read that in the Dakar Rally it is forbidden to have anything like that on your helmet. Safety issues. If you are carrying this...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,313
Posted By Wyodrill
Nice view!!!

Well it looks like you made it. Next time bring the tire chains. "Cool" photos. Wish I was there.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Wyodrill
To an electrical ignoramus that means nothing. ...

To an electrical ignoramus that means nothing. Please explain. We like permanent. Is that a good thing?

What gives with the stator on the F800? Is it going to fail?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11,495
Views: 1,379,493
Posted By Wyodrill
Factory repair

Garmin might be able to fix it for way less than replacement.
I had a Map76 and wore the buttons out on it. They fixed it pretty cheep. plus S&H of course was extra. Be sure to call them before...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11,495
Views: 1,379,493
Posted By Wyodrill
Just type a few of the first letters and then search.

The old GPS's are doing a constant search while you type. The new ones are not requiring you to perfectly spell they are just waiting until you get enough information for a search. Just type in a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 470,944
Posted By Wyodrill
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Wyodrill
Dielectric Silicone is the Bomb!

I found this stuff on and 1995 Diesel PU truck. The truck ran on electricity not diesel. When the mechanics had a problem they started just smearing this silicone grease all over the connectors and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,154
Posted By Wyodrill
U-Joints gotta love'm.

I bought an '08 oil cooled last year. I noticed the paralever rubber boots were not staying in place and disconnecting from the arm and body. They were also weather cracked. Had them replaced last...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,406
Posted By Wyodrill
The weather is here, I wish you were beautiful.

There are a lot of great songs listed here. Im adding some to my play list. Some I already have but all my play lists and trips begin with Jimmy Buffett's "The weather is here, I wish you were...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Wyodrill
Lovely ride...

My daughter is a noob. I took her on the trace for her first bike adventure earlier this spring. She really loved it. I did too. We traveled light. Dity bag, bag of nuts, power bar water and...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,574
Posted By Wyodrill
Sprocket maintence...

Some thing to consider- flipping the sprocket.
from the photos I saw, you had one extremely worn side and one side that had no wear. When you pull the wheel and see 'cupping' on the sprocket,...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,576
Posted By Wyodrill
Sad story...

Really sorry to hear this story. I was riding out to Daytona a few weeks ago and the Buzzards were everywhere. I thought I was going to have a bird strike one time. He jumped up in front of me off...
Forum: Face plant 04-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,665
Posted By Wyodrill

Next time I will park in a parking spot or on the sidewalk. I had thought in the extreme side of the lot I would be safe. No. Horn blowing - couldn't get to the button fast enough. She hit me so...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,665
Posted By Wyodrill
N a Parking Lot!

What is it with women in parking lots? Every parking lot I go in, I am having to dodge crazed drivers intent on pulling out or running over me. We are not moving fast, we are in relatively confined...
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,656
Posted By Wyodrill
Remus exhaust..

I have killed two deer last year. Have slowed down the speed but not the amount I ride. I did put new Remus exhaust and silencer, the throaty sound really gets the deers attention. I have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,218
Posted By Wyodrill
You are going to be waiting for a while. I have...

You are going to be waiting for a while. I have put 14k on the front tire and 8 on the back. Changed the back just because I was going on a long trip. As far as rain goes, I havent seen a problem....
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 43,402
Posted By Wyodrill
Wind? Come to Wyoming

In Wyoming we have a saying, "If the sun sets in the west, the wind will blow in the morning."
The Dallies are windy but the time I went thru there it was head on or to my back. If you ever travel...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,603
Posted By Wyodrill
Where is the alternator belt?

Just bought an '08 GSA. The learning curve is steep on these bikes from the world of F800's. Is there a tech manual that shows or explains things like this and part lists and sizes?
Forum: Alaska 03-01-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,656
Posted By Wyodrill
Which ones are you trying to 'punch out'? Note...

Which ones are you trying to 'punch out'? Note the inside clip ring in the photos of the mechanic that tried really hard at pressing them out. There are seals in front of the clips as well.

Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,991
Posted By Wyodrill
How does the coffee taste after that?

How does the coffee taste after that?
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,584
Posted By Wyodrill
Wyoming Deer are Depressed

The depressed deer hang out along the tarmac.
This season I have killed two deer. Walked away from both. I was riding an F800GS. To say I killed the deer is an understatement. They were pretty...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,584
Posted By Wyodrill
Wyoming Deer are Depressed

The depressed deer hang out along the tarmac.
This season I have killed two deer. Walked away from both. I was riding an F800GS. To say I killed the deer is an understatement. They were pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 34,965
Posted By Wyodrill
They got me goin'.

Firefly, Live and let live. Who knows or cares about KTM. BMW probably got a black eye on the frame braking issue. Electronic problems also thru a dark shadow on the name. But hey, if you load a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-24-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,322
Posted By Wyodrill
Montana vs Zumo 665

I was advised by the "X sperts" the Montana would better fit my riding. I hooked the Montana up on my bike and rode home 1500 miles mad at that "Xspert". I expected a zumo type machine just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,722
Posted By Wyodrill
Use premium w/o ethanol.

Out here in my little town there is a gas station that sells Premium w/o ethanol.
I gotta say when I rolled out of the dealership more than one of the mechanics told me to use only premium gas and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,799
Posted By Wyodrill
Off the beaten path...

I have gotten as good as 62 mpg. Average 57. I have Ramus header system so performance and mileage is better. Traveling fully loaded figure 52 to be safe.

I always get better mileage off the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,338
Posted By Wyodrill
Deet are depressed animals!

As many deer are killed on the highways you would think there would be less and less suicidal deer out there. I have killed two this year with a F800GS. Both walking away from with damage to the...
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