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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
How did you go from "They know nothing" to "they...

How did you go from "They know nothing" to "they were able to search the service history? That's a pretty big jump. Different people?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,050
Posted By dannyleo
Boy, I went with a 17 front (at the same time I...

Boy, I went with a 17 front (at the same time I went down two in the rear) and I had to learn that clutch engagement point all over again as it was so sensitive it would die starting off very easily....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
Look forward to riding with you. I was only in...

Look forward to riding with you. I was only in front in the mountains because I figured everyone I passed could be part of the 3R (or R cubed) team, Rescue, Recovery, and Resuscitate. If they were...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,851
Posted By dannyleo
I use the BMW inner bags and couldn't be happier....

I use the BMW inner bags and couldn't be happier. My 2006 aluminum bags weren't very waterproof, but these inner bags are. They also double your cargo capacity when latched to the carrying straps. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,985
Posted By dannyleo
Hey! Dr. Watson! Is it true what was posted...

Hey! Dr. Watson! Is it true what was posted earlier? You just started riding not long ago and just purchased the bike recently? Enquiring minds want to know.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
Not the oil companies. That's the fault of the...

Not the oil companies. That's the fault of the people you elected. But at least it raised food prices. The criminals are the ones in DC. In fact, I believe one is being indicted today! :) Yeah! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
Laugh Everybody says better gas mileage and I agree...

Everybody says better gas mileage and I agree with them. Cooler engine temps? I would think the alchohol would cool the engine more so it should be running hotter on ethanol-free...unless it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
I believe the map view shows 4 in Cumberland, but...

I believe the map view shows 4 in Cumberland, but I could be wrong on the county line locations. It's not nearly that much more expensive in Lumberton at the Go-Gas at Exit 17. Right next to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,985
Posted By dannyleo
Did you leave the tent or vestibule open? Trying...

Did you leave the tent or vestibule open? Trying to get an idea of whether there were any contributory factors or if just luck of the draw. Good lesson on using all your stakes, I would'a bet you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
http://pure-gas.org/ will give you places. ...

http://pure-gas.org/ will give you places. There's a map option I find easier. The more you zoom in, the more places appear. Make sure they have the octane level you want. Many ethanol-free gas...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,985
Posted By dannyleo
I don't remember a mileage error, but when you...

I don't remember a mileage error, but when you get to 126, River Road (the asphalt T intersection), turn around and go back to the last Forestry road on that you passed on the left 2 or 3 miles back....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,985
Posted By dannyleo
I thought it was there longer, but then it fell...

I thought it was there longer, but then it fell in the creek and THAT was really funny! Filled up with water, sheesh! I figured you had only put in a couple of stakes, 'cause that's what we found...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By dannyleo
Touratech Adventure Windshield Extension rubbers?

I lost one of the rubbers that clamps against the windshield. It's the rubber part that screws onto one of the four posts. I believe they are the same for all the TT windshield extensions. Has...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
Forgot to mention. Most bikes I've seen ther in a...

Forgot to mention. Most bikes I've seen ther in a while. Even a lot of Harley's.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19,656
Views: 1,144,386
Posted By dannyleo
We rode to Pikn Pig at Carthage and it as...

We rode to Pikn Pig at Carthage and it as great....until we tried eating outside in the shade and wind. Great day for riding, not so great for sitting in the shade and wind eating. But every day...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,050
Posted By dannyleo
I believe Dan Armstrong at Adventure Cycle Works...

I believe Dan Armstrong at Adventure Cycle Works in Fairbanks AK replace the OEM with a DID chain.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,050
Posted By dannyleo
Dang, I must be doing something wrong

1st chain was toast at 14,000 miles when I got to Fairbanks. I mean really toast. All brown from the disintegrating links and very stretched out. Got 24,000 on the bike now, meaning 10k on that new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 247,149
Posted By dannyleo
closer up of Wunderlich mounted pegs on ADV bars

Here it is with the Touratech bags as I try seeing whether gluing a roundel will help it's looks
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 247,149
Posted By dannyleo
Wunderlich Highway pegs on 800GSA

Here's how I mounted my Wunderlich foldable pegs on my F800GSA. They were indispensable for my NC-Alaska-Key West-NC odyssey.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By dannyleo
I wear earplugs with my C3Pro with no problem

I can still listen to the radio or whatever I'm carrying and carry on I-Phone conversations through the Blue Tooth. That's with really good, but just foam earplugs. You get even better results when...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,314
Posted By dannyleo
Use them all

Jackets instead of vests because my upper arms get cold from the wind coming off the fairing.

I have heated grips on every bike I own. Even had them installed before taking delivery of my 02...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,351
Posted By dannyleo
I wear my Leatt all the time

I ran an Emergency Room back in Missouri and always thought these were a great idea, but because of how expensive they were, I was hesitant to buy over the internet without knowing how it would fit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By dannyleo
Pardon my ignorance

Where is the track? I went to the hyperlink and the registration form doesn't say there either. :(
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By dannyleo
Wink Not sure about Canada, but I think in the South,...

Not sure about Canada, but I think in the South, an element of Robbery has to be force or the threat of force. I could be wrong. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,727
Posted By dannyleo
View from the rear. The mounting clamps never...

View from the rear. The mounting clamps never did distract me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,727
Posted By dannyleo
Cleaner view from the start of the trip

Cleaner view from the start of the trip
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,727
Posted By dannyleo
Stacked TouraTechs

See how many bugs this catches that would have been in my face?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By dannyleo
Have them on my 14 F800GSA with no problems.

Have them on my 14 F800GSA with no problems.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By dannyleo
I looked for measurements on this and couldn't...

I looked for measurements on this and couldn't find them. Anyone know?
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,591
Posted By dannyleo
Man I'm glad you posted this! I thought I was...

Man I'm glad you posted this! I thought I was just doing something wrong. I've got a 2014 F800 GSA and I've had the same problem multiple times. Thought I was just maybe short-shifting or...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,165
Posted By dannyleo
check all your lamps; signal lamps, headlights,...

check all your lamps; signal lamps, headlights, taillamps, brake lights, etc. common issue with me. :(
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By dannyleo
Sweet looking! What is the height? I tried the...

Sweet looking! What is the height? I tried the generic Touratech, but it was @ 1" shorter than my stacked version and that made enough difference I went back to the stacked.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By dannyleo
I mount two Touratech GS Adventure spoilers to...

I mount two Touratech GS Adventure spoilers to the top of my windshield. Gives me touring-windshield like qualities. I love it. What I used for my Alaska trip. Now I'm spoiled and can't ride...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,234
Posted By dannyleo
Make sure when you do Oregon to continue down the...

Make sure when you do Oregon to continue down the North side of the Columbia (?) River and see the replica of Stonehenge. That's a great ride on the North side after coming through the mountains in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,234
Posted By dannyleo
Once I had decided on the trip I was all in and...

Once I had decided on the trip I was all in and didn't fret about the costs other than to chalk them up. The experience was something you couldn't buy, but that don't mean it was free! It does mean...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,234
Posted By dannyleo
And I'm still adding up the bills! Not a cheap...

And I'm still adding up the bills! Not a cheap trip by any means. Motel rooms $199/night in Coldfoot and Deadhorse (split between roommates). Most we paid for gas was $7/gallon in Deadhorse and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By dannyleo
I picked a lightly used one (21 miles) in...

I picked a lightly used one (21 miles) in February. I've now got more than 21,000 miles on it having just finished a 13,500 mile ride to Prudhoe Bay and back to Key West. It's great.

I have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By dannyleo
Question First F800 GS Adventure to Prudhoe Bay?

Made it there 20 June. Anyone else? Saw some 1200's and plain 800's, but only 1 or 2 other Adventures in Fairbanks. Lots of KLR's on the road and some KTM's.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,953
Posted By dannyleo
My best on my F800GSA is 360 with multiple 340...

My best on my F800GSA is 360 with multiple 340 mile trips. My best on my 2006 R1200GSA(now dead) was 500 miles. Of course there was the painful time it only made 499. With bags, that's a painfully...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,727
Posted By dannyleo
Tried something even more strange

I had two Touratech Adv extensions, so I stacked them. Looks a little hokey, but works in the cold so well I was able to ride down the interstate at 80mph with my Schubert flipped open (not...
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