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Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,251
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh Bwringer, thanks for your post. So far I have...

Bwringer, thanks for your post. So far I have been lucky with my 08 KLR, had quite a few tumbles with no major damage, scratched the plastic up pretty good, but luckily no damage to the radiator -...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Wicked Finding campsites with Montana

Hope this is not a "stupid" question but while all Garmin GPS seem to list fuel, lodging etc., - the Montana does not list campsites which would be very convenient. Is this a hidden feature or...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14,862
Views: 1,600,840
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh Sargent seat

For those enquiring which Sargent seat I bought and if it makes you slide forward - here is the info.
Sargent seat #WS-572-NS
I do not slide forward on the seat and all in all it is one of the best...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14,862
Views: 1,600,840
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh Sargent seat

As a matter of interest, I bought a Sargent seat for my 08 KLR and have been very satisfied with it. I have done multiple 500 mile days on highways as well as many 250 mile days on 2 track and would...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-19-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Question Garmin Topo map question

I know this question has been asked before - and I have read all the posts (!) but really do not want to go back through them all again, so if someone could advise me on this I would be most...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Question Montana switching off

I have just got my KLR on the road again and using my new Montana - first ride, everything worked as it should, very happy indeed. Second ride, I was riding same type of logging roads and thinking...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By duc916pilot
Sargent seat

Anyone have experience with the low Sargent seat on a KLR? Would be interested in your opinion.
Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-14-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 599,260
Posted By duc916pilot
Question Where to carry Spot?

[QUOTE=Pete O Static;

It is always with me even if I leave the bike.

Can be manipulated while riding using left hand.

Can see if messages are getting out.

Yes, it may break in a crash...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 599,260
Posted By duc916pilot
Wink Where to carry Spot?

Sorry if this has been asked before but a search didn't turn anything up. Where do most riders carry their Spot - mounted on the bike (Ram mount or such) or in a pocket, wrist/arm, around the neck...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-06-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Bit the bullet!

Well, took the plunge and ordered a 650 with City Navigator on DVD and the Rugged Mount. Now I guess the learning curve will start in a couple of days. Thanks to all for the info posted here....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-05-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By duc916pilot
Hi, I am still trying to understand Basecamp and...

Hi, I am still trying to understand Basecamp and did the same as you and eventually found right clicking on the header - where all the icons are - brought up the "customize" options, then I dragged...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-04-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh I just use the scroll wheel on my mouse to change...

I just use the scroll wheel on my mouse to change the map size. I'm using a Mac and forward scroll makes it bigger and rearwards, smaller. Very quick and easy.
Hope this helps.
Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Wink Extended warranty

Quote:
Originally Posted by duc916pilot
Just a quick question - GPS City in Calgary offer an extended warranty, 1 Yr. for $59.00 or 2 Yrs. for $88.49. What is the thinking about extended...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-03-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Talking Warranty

Thanks fot the advice re extended warranty and also a special thanks to Eembeedee who has posted so much info here.
Think I will take Eembeedee's advice and order the 650, about another $68.00 for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-02-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11,493
Views: 1,378,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Wink Garmin Support

Hi all, hope this is not too much off topic. I have been thinking of buying a Montana and have read all (!) the posts here and have been very impressed with the wealth of information and would like...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By duc916pilot
Question Utah BDR

Hello, I am planning to ride the Utah Backountry Discovery Route this year and would appreciate advice on what is considered the best time to ride this. Considerations as to high passes clear of...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh Thanks

Thanks for all the replies and info, think I will check out the Seat Concepts, have read some good reports on them.
Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By duc916pilot
Wicked Seat for KLR

Hi, can anyone comment on their experience with iether the Corbin or Sargent seat for a 2008 KLR? I am looking for a lower seat height and have tried the lowered suspension set-up and gone back to...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 75,618
Posted By duc916pilot
Laugh I live in Courtenay and would like to meet up for...

I live in Courtenay and would like to meet up for riding logging roads, trails etc. My ride is a KLR. Just rode to Port Alberni and back to Courtenay on the Comox lake Main. Nice ride.
Cheers, Mike
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,125
Posted By duc916pilot
Question

I have recently tried moto-x type boots which I figured would offer good ankle protection but then discovered a problem with not having enough room for the boot to comfortably fit under the gearshift...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By duc916pilot
Thanks

Thanks for the info, much appreciated.
Cheers, Mike
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By duc916pilot
Question Dual Star center stand for KLR?

Hi, This is my first post on the forum - been lurking for a while. I am looking for a good center stand for my 08 KLR and am wondering if anyone has the Dual Star center stand and can offer advice. A...
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