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Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By captwheel
Beemer Shop. If you can wait till the end of...

Beemer Shop.
If you can wait till the end of the season, or time to leave the bike for a while. Ride there & fly home. Come back & ride home. That is what I did, worked great & a ride you will...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,210
Posted By captwheel
Just read the ordering instructions:D Looking...

Just read the ordering instructions:D
Looking for four hooks. Two for BMW GS. One for Suzuki DRZ. One for a Kawasaki KLR.

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 27,210
Posted By captwheel
PM sent Phil

PM sent

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By captwheel
I had the rear main seal leaking on my 07 GSA. Do...

I had the rear main seal leaking on my 07 GSA. Do not remember how many miles were on it when this happened but it was way over the warranty mileage & time. The service manager called BMW & got them...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By captwheel
Ilium Works foot pegs, or highway pegs

Anyone have any experience with the Ilium Works "Big Gripper" foot pegs or Versatile highway pegs?
I am thinking of putting them on my 2013 BMW GS. They are pricey but I think that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By captwheel
Ilium Workks

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Does anyone have any experience with the Ilium Works the BIG GRIPPER PEGS?...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,642
Posted By captwheel
With mink oil is there a chance of taking away...

With mink oil is there a chance of taking away the breathability of the boots with Gore-Tex? Hate to spend the xtra cash for Gore-Tex to cancel some of the bennies?

Cheers Phil<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,034
Posted By captwheel
Traveltoad what size did you get? I am 6' about...

Traveltoad what size did you get? I am 6' about 255 lb. Do you think the 2x would fit?

Cheers, Phil
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By captwheel
I was told by Russel that if you are wearing good...

I was told by Russel that if you are wearing good riding pants that you will not tell the difference between leather or vinyl. I had on my Stich Darien & they recommended the vinyl.

Cheers, Phil
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,542
Posted By captwheel
Alpinestars Thermal Balaclava. This has a long...

Alpinestars Thermal Balaclava. This has a long collar that tucks under your jacket, then a top layer that is on top of jacket to keep out the rain.


...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,569
Posted By captwheel
Chin Strap

I am on a trip were the weather has been pretty cold. The fastening system for the chin strap does not have the soft protective cloth to cover all of it. There are times where the collar on my jacket...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By captwheel
Sale @ Russel Day-Long

RDL has a 15% sale off right now on there web site. They will not do a group buy this year, which they have a good reason for not doing the group buy.
Put my order in yesterday:clap.

Cheers, Phil
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,278
Posted By captwheel
Rdl

Put my order in today for 15% off.:clap A new GS water cooled deserves a new seat.
RDL confirmed no group buy this year.

Phil
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By captwheel
Fuze Bock Instalation on 2013 GS

Hi
I am installing a fuze block on a water cooled GS. I am putting the fuze block under the back seat. I was looking at attaching the trigger wire to the left turn signal. Will this have enough...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By captwheel
Vinyl or Leather

I am looking at a new seat. This is for a BMW GSA. The seat I have on there now is showing a lot of wear on the seam that is on the right side from dismounting, I drag my boot across it pretty bad.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 59,376
Posted By captwheel
Knox & Forcefield

I was reading in another forum on armor that Knox & Forcefield are the two best in armor. This forum was over two years old. Are these two still considered to be the best available?
The only armor...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,278
Posted By captwheel
Are you planning on keeping this forum open &...

Are you planning on keeping this forum open & update us here on the progress for a group buy?
I am in. Been thinking about one.

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,795
Posted By captwheel
Hi Dan Is there a ride coming in Sept in Cross...

Hi Dan
Is there a ride coming in Sept in Cross Plains? If so how do we find the place, & were do we sign up at?

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,520
Posted By captwheel
Try FC-Moto. They are showing in my basket...

Try FC-Moto. They are showing in my basket shipped to IL for $370.98
...
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 54,072
Posted By captwheel
Who or what is Geoff? Does anyone have a link? ...

Who or what is Geoff? Does anyone have a link?

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,997
Posted By captwheel
Are the crossfire's water proof? Thanks, Phil

Are the crossfire's water proof?

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,997
Posted By captwheel
Did you look at FC-Moto? ...

Did you look at FC-Moto?
https://www.fc-moto.de/epages/fcm.sf/sec7d42f98476/?ObjectPath=/Shops/10207048/Products/Sidi-Adventure-Gore/SubProducts/Sidi-Adventure-Gore-0001

Cost shipped to US is...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,433
Posted By captwheel
Are you able to use base camp with your pro? ...

Are you able to use base camp with your pro?
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By captwheel
Rigid Industries 2x2 LED Lights with amber covers...

Rigid Industries 2x2 LED Lights with amber covers for the day time.

http://blackdogcw.com/black-dog-shop/bike/ktm-950-adventure/rigid-industries-2x2-led-lights-detail.html

Rigid Industries D2...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By captwheel
Competition Accessories best price I found on a...

Competition Accessories best price I found on a Nolan 104, with free shipping
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By captwheel
Mr Ed's Moto

I am thinking about getting a Mr Ed's Moto seat. What is your opinion on his seats, or others. I am a large size rider, 6' 250 lb.

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,169
Posted By captwheel
Are you taking orders for your racks? I would...

Are you taking orders for your racks? I would like a set of side racks & a back rack for the KLR gen 2
As far as the universal rack, at the moment I have only a KLR. The reason I asked about a DRZ...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,169
Posted By captwheel
do you have any more pics of the side racks, &...

do you have any more pics of the side racks, & how they are mounted? Can you take the side covers off while the racks are on the bike?
Any plans on other models (DRZ400)?

Thanks, Phil
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,565
Posted By captwheel
I very seldom take off my panniers either, so as...

I very seldom take off my panniers either, so as long as I can get everything on the first time I will be good to go.
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,565
Posted By captwheel
I have OEM BMW racks With Jesse panniers. The...

I have OEM BMW racks With Jesse panniers. The Jesses have different mounting brackets that the BMW panniers. Will this work with the Jesses.
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 72,121
Posted By captwheel
I have heard that mink oil is not good for...

I have heard that mink oil is not good for GoreTex. I think they were saying it is bad for the breathability. Has anyone else heard of this?
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,169
Posted By captwheel
I like it & would be interested if you go to...

I like it & would be interested if you go to production. Keep me posted.

Phil
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By captwheel
advdesigns.com It has been a little over a...

advdesigns.com
It has been a little over a month now, but they had a set for me. They also installed them for me.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,050
Posted By captwheel
I carry whole beans that I roasted in a foil...

I carry whole beans that I roasted in a foil Ziploc. Air & light are coffee's enemy. Have a little hand grinder, & an AeroPress. A little jar of honey, & the non refrigerated half n half dairy...
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,668
Posted By captwheel
DriSlide

Has any one tried dri-slide molycoat? I read about this for a cable lube in Motorcycle Consumer News. They say it is good for a chain lube also. Any questions give them a call, if they do not answer...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By captwheel
N104

The Nolan N104 is my choice. I have more off an oval head & the fit is excellent for me. Bigger than normal face shield make great peripheral vision. It has a pinlock included with it (now that I...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By captwheel
Ted Portes Beemer Shop in Scotts Valley, CA. was...

Ted Portes Beemer Shop in Scotts Valley, CA. was at the Rawhyde adv weekend Last fall. He seemed to be very knowledgeable on suspension. Does any one have experience with him?
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,094
Posted By captwheel
I have a zumo mounted on the bike that I have not...

I have a zumo mounted on the bike that I have not used once, too complicated and time consuming. I also have xm radio and never used that either. Too much fiddling when I could be riding.[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,866
Posted By captwheel
Anti Fog Solutions

What works the best for you to keep your face shield & glasses from fogging up? I have heard something about Zooke working.
Thanks, Phil
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,604
Posted By captwheel
+1 on the AeroPress. You can drink the whole cup...

+1 on the AeroPress. You can drink the whole cup unlike a French Press where there is heavy sedement in the bottom of the cup. The AeroPress does not take up a whole lot of room, & is made from a...
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