ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 43
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Pierregy
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,581
Posted By Pierregy
Whew...I really didn't feel like scrounging for...

Whew...I really didn't feel like scrounging for parts.:clap

Thanks for the info and the link. I don't recall the bike having one of those when I bought it, and I am fairly certain I would have...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,581
Posted By Pierregy
What used to be here?

After a long ride then rest, I thought I would see how the bike was doing and check on the tires. I looked from the front and saw these two unused screw holes. Now I wonder if something fell off or...
Forum: Canada 07-14-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 75,623
Posted By Pierregy
Thanks for update, I'm thinking of 2 up next year...

Thanks for update, I'm thinking of 2 up next year and this was very helpful.

Pierregy
Forum: Canada 05-29-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,296,532
Posted By Pierregy
I wonder if that video was shot with a Nikon or a...

I wonder if that video was shot with a Nikon or a Canon?

I think you have a hard choice Lornce - Most people I know have prefered the 300 above the 90 assuming that Nikon is the choice. Better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,891
Posted By Pierregy
I often drive in the city with it up and safety...

I often drive in the city with it up and safety glasses (sun or clear) underneath. When I leave the city it is down, I am not fond of the taste of black flies, mosquitoes and cigarette...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,132
Posted By Pierregy
Love the photos

Love the photos and thing this is a good aventure. Keep it up. How many days do you think the whole thing will take?
P
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,526
Posted By Pierregy
Beautiful photos!:super I can see why the cold...

Beautiful photos!:super
I can see why the cold ride would be worth it.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,613
Posted By Pierregy
Great Ride report

Great ride report and photos - I've often wanted to ride through there.
Thanks for sharing.
P:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,051
Posted By Pierregy
I'm sitting by the computer and listening to...

I'm sitting by the computer and listening to Armenian and Arabic music reading and looking at this wonderful ride report. Thanks for sharing.
I look forward to more as I didn't look around that much...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,556
Posted By Pierregy
The drawings on the GPS maps

I think the drawings on the GPS tracks are great! A true adventurer.
P
Forum: Canada 10-24-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,208
Posted By Pierregy
Very Strange that I read this just last night and...

Very Strange that I read this just last night and today, at Best Buy, a scan of something showed double the ticket price...the cashier was great, we both went and checked, I was right, and I asked...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Pierregy
Riding with cellular

Is there anyone out there who rides and talks?

How does this affect your ability to react to traffic?

The Zumo and the Scala rider pair up quite well.
Forum: Canada 10-22-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Pierregy
Enforecement

I'm with you GB, it's not the law, it's the enforcement that counts and even then once the officer charges a person, what's going to happen in court? Very frustrating!
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,576
Posted By Pierregy
Cool Ride

I am following this with great interest. Fine work on the photos and comentary.

Did you take a satellite phone? Someone told me that on that road they made you rent one.

Cheers,
Pierregy
Forum: Americas 05-06-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Pierregy
Sounds good, but we have to leave no earlier that...

Sounds good, but we have to leave no earlier that mid day on the 24th and meet some family and freinds on the way out. (we shouldn't be doing any D/G stuff but the GPS routing may lead us pleasantly...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Pierregy
Thanks for the great suggestions...as I am...

Thanks for the great suggestions...as I am mapping out the route, the Adriondaks have become a part of the trip, as has Boston (my wife wants to run up heartbreak hill). Vermont in the chester and...
Forum: Americas 05-03-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Pierregy
Thanks

Thanks Dusty,

This looks like a nice ride - I had not even thought about going south of the border...so it opened up a lot of possibilities.

Cheers,
Pierregy
Forum: Americas 04-28-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Pierregy
5-6 Day trip from Toronto - 2up on a GS1200A - Ideas

We have a week off together at the end of may and want to do a 5-6 day trip from Toronto. No Iron but stuff but a casual trip, small roads, dirt roads, no trails this time.

Looking for...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pierregy
Arizona is starting to sound real nice...41...

Arizona is starting to sound real nice...41 today...could have used the heated grips.
Pierregy
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pierregy
Got them working for a day or so

:rofl some of the responses are :rofl :freaky
I do wonder if the .. setting is for warming them up? Maybe I should read the manual again.

With the setting at .. they were great at below freezing...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pierregy
Designed that way

Wow! What one can learn by reading the manual.:shog :shog .

They were designed that way. When the temperature is low (measured) the battery charge is low and the computer decided to preserve...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By Pierregy
Heated hand grips not working below freezing

Has anyone experienced this problem?

The heated hand grips on the 2008 R1200GS Adv don't seem to work when the temperature is below freezing when I start the bike. If I take it out of the...
Forum: Canada 03-29-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,296,532
Posted By Pierregy
It's always nice to put a face to the people...

It's always nice to put a face to the people who's posts I've been reading. It was good to meet you two down at Cherry Beach.

The weather was a little cool but great for a ride...glad to read that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 87,003
Posted By Pierregy
Loved the ride report, so well written and...

Loved the ride report, so well written and photographed too...:thumb
A great read after riding home thinking what a wonderful trip you two had.

Thanks,
Pierregy:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,184
Posted By Pierregy
Cold riding

Wow! There are some real cold temperatures out there. I think the lowest I've done now is -10 C and the knees hurt a little after.

Has anyone had issues with the heated hand grips not working? I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,184
Posted By Pierregy
I didn't end up taking it out. I had to stand...

I didn't end up taking it out. I had to stand outside at work for a few hours and was too chilled at the end to take it out for the ride.

My big concern about riding in this cold is warping metal...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,184
Posted By Pierregy
What is the Coldest Day You've had the GS out?

I was thinking of taking the bike out tomorrow and it's supposed to be -14C. I wonder if this is bad for the bike?

Pierregy
Forum: Canada 12-24-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 31,001
Posted By Pierregy
That would explain it then.:baldy :baldy...

That would explain it then.:baldy :baldy Shiftwork make one miss groggy and misread.
Forum: Canada 12-22-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 31,001
Posted By Pierregy
Photos

For those us who couldn't make the show to see the booth, did anyone take photos?
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 486,722
Posted By Pierregy
The snow is here with icy roads and I came across...

The snow is here with icy roads and I came across this thread. What a wonderful treat. I was so sleepy after the night shift and here I am 2 hours later. Fantastic, thanks for sharing this wonderful...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
I tried the Shoi and my head isn't right for it,...

I tried the Shoi and my head isn't right for it, I tried the Arai and it was pretty close. I tried the BMW Enduro and it fit just right and it was very light. I managed to get the price down close to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 437,857
Posted By Pierregy
Terrific photos and an excellent read. Thanks...

Terrific photos and an excellent read. Thanks guys. I figured out that titty stands for:

Tires In The Tundra, Yippe!

My wife keeps saying, yeah, we can do that. Did you see anyone two up on...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
Thanks for the great information. I have ended up...

Thanks for the great information. I have ended up with one of the BMW hybrid helmets. I now have to find a nice pair of goggles to pair up.
Pierregy
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,405
Posted By Pierregy
As Environment Canada issues a winter storm...

As Environment Canada issues a winter storm warning and I recall a recent visit(hiking) to Red Rock and Death Valley (sightseeing) these fabulous photographs and ride report are just inspirations to...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
Thanks for all the great answers. Greatly...

Thanks for all the great answers. Greatly appreciated.:clap
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
I am starting to get the idea. Now, are...

I am starting to get the idea. Now, are motorcycle goggles the same as ski goggles, can they be interchanged?
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
Goggles

Ok, so you can put your head down and use the thing to block dirt...why goggles rather than the regular visor?
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,222
Posted By Pierregy
Fabulous photos

Those are some great photos. That looked like so much fun on the big bikes. How were the GSs...I noticed that one had nobies and the BattleWings.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pierregy
N00bie Equipment question

Why does an off road helmet have a sun visor?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,178
Posted By Pierregy
Funny, I was thinking about the same question. I...

Funny, I was thinking about the same question. I don't really want to put the bike away...but it's so new!

The last time I rode in snow was with a V-Max and it wasn't too much fun. Before that I...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 43

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014