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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By Hikertrash
Maybe you don't get charged sales tax in NM, but...

Maybe you don't get charged sales tax in NM, but I do get charged sales tax in AZ for all purchases through Promotive. It doesn't show up until you put in your credit card info and then you see the...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Hikertrash
Klim isnt made in usa

Klim isnt made in usa
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Hikertrash
Have you looked at the Carese 2? 14 vents and...

Have you looked at the Carese 2? 14 vents and goretex liner. Not sure where you live, but if purchased from fc-moto, it'll be half the USA price.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By Hikertrash
I commute year round every day and I've found...

I commute year round every day and I've found desert tan suede military issue boots are the most comfortable for me in the summer. I wouldn't take them offroad though. When riding anytime other than...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By Hikertrash
Didn't they already show off their new gear at...

Didn't they already show off their new gear at the show in Milan? Exactly what alongat was talking about.

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Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Hikertrash
I've been using mine for well over a year. I...

I've been using mine for well over a year. I commute year round in AZ and bought it primarily to keep my ass dry in the summer. For that job it works great. In fact, I keep kt on the seat all the...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Hikertrash
Have you thought about Motoport? They fit all...

Have you thought about Motoport? They fit all your criteria. I had them in kevlar mesh and they even shed water in light rain. I through frogg toggs over them in real heavy rain. As mentioned, the...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 978
Posted By Hikertrash
My last Latitude Misano jacket had a hole worn...

My last Latitude Misano jacket had a hole worn through the chest from the hook velcro on the collar when it was folded over. This happened during a 12 day ride. Klim repaired it under warrany and...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Hikertrash
Tom Bihn makes some great bags. I never heard of...

Tom Bihn makes some great bags. I never heard of them until about a year ago. I saved up for Synapse 25 and have to say of all the bags I've owned, his is far beyond better. The quality, durability...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 266,455
Posted By Hikertrash
Brian, I'm looking at replacing my Badlands...

Brian,

I'm looking at replacing my Badlands with a drop in liner style jacket and the Held Carese 2 has my interest. I watched the video and was wondering if that goretex liner can also be worn...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,563
Posted By Hikertrash
That's strange. I lost one and when I called them...

That's strange. I lost one and when I called them they sent me a pack of 4 for cost of shipping which was under $2.

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Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Hikertrash
BMW Urban Jacket ...

BMW Urban Jacket

http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=123747
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,653
Views: 266,455
Posted By Hikertrash
Just wanted to tell you to hit the GONG for Dan....

Just wanted to tell you to hit the GONG for Dan. He hooked me up with the GL Fandango Pro and waterproof inner bag at a great discount vs. ordering direct from GL. You guys rock!

-Kris
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 64,159
Posted By Hikertrash
I used my Dynaplug last week for the first time...

I used my Dynaplug last week for the first time to plug a nail hole. I honestly did not know it was going to be so easy. It took longer to assemble it than it did to plug the tire and trip the plug....
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By Hikertrash
After looking online, it looks like I have the...

After looking online, it looks like I have the Horny Toadsz. The inside label only says Toadz. None of the online descriptions mention the long leg zippers or hip zippers, but they look identical.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,286
Posted By Hikertrash
My Toadz failed the 2nd time I wore them up to...

My Toadz failed the 2nd time I wore them up to the arctic circle. Both hip zippers broke. Luckily they have buttons at the waistband which kept them up and my jacket covered them so I still stayed...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,563
Posted By Hikertrash
Call RAM. They'll send you a set for free. ...

Call RAM. They'll send you a set for free.

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Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Hikertrash
I also use one of these. If you're on a budget,...

I also use one of these. If you're on a budget, it might fit the bill.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/131376036871?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 755
Posted By Hikertrash
I second this idea. You have a dual purpose...

I second this idea. You have a dual purpose battery that'll charge all your electronics AND jump start your bike if need be. It's a good thing to have if traveling solo. You can also throw it in your...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-16-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,376
Posted By Hikertrash
Isn't ethanol what BMW was saying caused the fuel...

Isn't ethanol what BMW was saying caused the fuel pump leaks on their bikes requiring the recall? All I know is when I've been traveling and filled up with ethanol free fuel, I got fantastic gas...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Hikertrash
http://giantloopmoto.com/products/reda-innovations...

http://giantloopmoto.com/products/reda-innovations-1-gallon-gas-can/

If you want to carry gas inside your panniers.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,693
Posted By Hikertrash
Yikes! I pay $350/year for my '11 1200GSA. It has...

Yikes! I pay $350/year for my '11 1200GSA. It has full coverage because it's still bank owned.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,693
Posted By Hikertrash
Try Dairyland. I'm also in AZ and my broker...

Try Dairyland. I'm also in AZ and my broker shopped around and they were the cheapest. My cars are insurednby Geico and they couldn't even give e a good price.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 258,077
Posted By Hikertrash
No, I find the Latitude has quite a bit more...

No, I find the Latitude has quite a bit more space in the arms.
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,298
Posted By Hikertrash
I was just going to order a Fandango Pro and...

I was just going to order a Fandango Pro and noticed you non longer offer the free waterproof inner bag. Was that just a special promotion?

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Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Hikertrash
I have the tourshell pants and had the 840...

I have the tourshell pants and had the 840 Latitude jacket. I'd take the bmw anyday over the Klim. The armor is so much better and the CARE material breathes so much better.
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,501
Posted By Hikertrash
It works just fine. As you can see, it molds to...

It works just fine. As you can see, it molds to the shape of the windshield quite well.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/08/d257491ac17e7491c0c61fbdc73b1469.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Hikertrash
I really wish they offered a waterproof liner for...

I really wish they offered a waterproof liner for the new Cayenne. It would be the ideal yearround jacket for the southwest if it did. Sadly it seems like it's just a 2-3 season fair weather riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By Hikertrash
I agree. My first pair were $90/pair knockoffs...

I agree. My first pair were $90/pair knockoffs that had cree leds. I swear they were made i the same factory because they were identical except their bezel did not have the Rigid name. After a bad...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 258,077
Posted By Hikertrash
Klim's not the only ones. My first motocycle...

Klim's not the only ones. My first motocycle jacket and pants were bmw and I was surprised no one else makes gear with full coverage protectors. It looks like the new Revit line is trying, but still...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,780
Posted By Hikertrash
I get plenty of heat through my Beemer buddies....

I get plenty of heat through my Beemer buddies. Have to turn them off sometimes cuz it gets too hot.

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Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Hikertrash
Looks to me like older generation Klim...

Looks to me like older generation Klim snowmobiling gear.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Hikertrash
I get about 9-10 hours out of mine listening just...

I get about 9-10 hours out of mine listening just to music. What I do is connect the coiled 12v cigarette lighter cable that comes with it to a Powerlet cigarette plug that I have inside my tank bag....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Hikertrash
Any Garmin will be plug and play if you buy the...

Any Garmin will be plug and play if you buy the bmw repair plug. It plugs into the gps plug under the beak and wires to the gps.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 1,090,612
Posted By Hikertrash
I installed these Giant Loop Bushwackers last...

I installed these Giant Loop Bushwackers last month when the morning temps were dipping in the low 40's. They allow me to wear summer gloves behind them. They're great because they go on and off in...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 258,077
Posted By Hikertrash
There's pics and video on how to run the bladder...

There's pics and video on how to run the bladder tube in this thread.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Hikertrash
Any updates on the Yuma? Have you found any other...

Any updates on the Yuma? Have you found any other likes/dislikes with it? Now that it's 80F in the aftrnoons, I'm looking for a cooler jacket for commuting than my Badlands.
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,237
Posted By Hikertrash
I couldn't imagine NOT wearing a full face helmet...

I couldn't imagine NOT wearing a full face helmet after riding through a swarm of bees at 70mph. On our trip up to the arctic circle (yukon side), we road through tons of knats and mosquitoes. It was...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Hikertrash
Check Storm Industies in the vendor section. If...

Check Storm Industies in the vendor section. If he doesnt already make them, he would be able to with the dimensions you send him.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487221
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,660
Posted By Hikertrash
My Nemo Strato Loft is like this but has a zipper...

My Nemo Strato Loft is like this but has a zipper to remove it if needed. I took it to the Arctic Circle. I left them assembled because it was a PITA to keep putting in and removing the pad after...
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