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Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By gharnden
Purchased the 6310

Yesterday, I purchased and brought home the Aluma 6310 trailer. I did get the bi-fold ramp. This will replace my Aluma MC10 single motorcycle trailer and serve as a single and dual motorcycle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By gharnden
Thanks ADKADVRider

ADKADVRIDER,
That is what I needed to know.
Yes, I plan to add wheel chocks and additional tie down places.
Good to know you have this exact trailer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By gharnden
Trailering 2 F bikes on a 5x10 (63"x120")???

Does anyone have a 5 x10 trailer that you carry two F800GSs, F700GSs, or F650GSs (or combination of) bikes on. I have an Aluma MC10 single motorcycle trailer that I have been using for years. It is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By gharnden
Color of Hornig conversion bike?

Is the yellow on the f700GS Hornig conversion bike "BMW Dakar Yellow II"?
What color of yellow is that?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-10-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By gharnden
Painted a F700GS???

Has anyone painted a F700GS with a custom color? I have looked at a lot of custom paint jobs on a F800GS but since the lines, especially on the side fairing panels are different, it is really hard...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By gharnden
Colorado

From RMNP, cut down to I-70. The further west of Idaho Springs that you can hit I-70, the better as the traffic can be terrible until you get to Dillion.
I-70 west through Vail and Glenwood Canyon....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By gharnden
Givi XS307 Tanklock Tankbag 15 liter question

My question concerning the Givi XS307 Tanklock 15 liter Tankbag is mainly for BMW F800GS and F700GS owners.
1. Does the 15 liter XS307 bag block your plugin outlet when mounted?
2. Does the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By gharnden
Bought a Givi

Since AeroFlow did not have an answer for me as to whether their windscreen would work or not on a F700GS, I just went another direction and ordered a Givi AirFlow. I am sure I will like it as...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By gharnden
AeroFlow not the Airflow

Thanks Eric but the site you sent me to was for an AIRFLOW made by GIVI. I was asking about the AEROFLOW WINDSCREEN made by Aeroflow. Still looking for a way to fit an AeroFlow to a F700GS.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By gharnden
F700GS AeroFlow Touring Windscreen

I called AeroFlow (not Givi AirFlow) Windscreens inquiring about a Touring Windscreen for my 14 F700GS. Because the bracketing is different for the 700 than for the 800 and 650, they do not offer...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By gharnden
Thanks

Thanks for the responses. I am on my way to pick up a 14 Red F700GS. I think I will really like it after several modifications such as windshield, seat, and engine crash guards. Luggage and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By gharnden
R1200GS to F700GS

This has been discussed but I would like an updated opinion (short and simple). I am in my late 60's. 32" inseam. Just sold my 2012 R1200GS as I was tired of getting off and on when going on long...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By gharnden
fixed

When to dealer in Memphis
Adjusted and fixed in 20 minutes.
The were great.
No further help needed.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By gharnden
BMW Repair in Little Rock area - Vario Cases on a R1200GS

Does anyone know if any of the mechanics from BMW Motorcycles of Little Rock are working in central Arkansas either in a shop or on their own?

While I realize a lot of mechanics can work on BMWs,...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,886
Posted By gharnden
Metzeler Karoo 3

I went about the exact mileage (5500 miles) last summer going from Montana to Dawson, up the Dempster to Eagle Plain, Top of the World, and circling back. A little over 1000 miles off payment. I...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By gharnden
Time of the year?

Your trip seems excellent. The issue I see based on your dates on your Google planning is the time of the year you will be going through the Yukon and Alaska. You can certainly expect some cold...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By gharnden
Dempster

I would suggest the Dempster, not just because of the Dempster but because of the city of Dawson and the Top of the World Highway. If you are going to Dawson and over the Top of the World Highway...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By gharnden
options

1. Heidenau K60s should make entire trip
2. This would be my last option
3. Buy tires at the Honda shop in Whitehorse or in Fairbanks (several places there). Just call ahead and have them...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,980
Posted By gharnden
definitely Jasper

I would definitely go to Jasper and spend the night there if possible. Motels are expensive and make reservations in advance. A suggested drive would also be from Radium Hot Springs on hwy 93 over...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By gharnden
Great Route

I am not an expert on Utah but have lived in and ridden most of Colorado. Your Colorado route looks great. Your loop from Durango to Silverton to Ouray to Telluride and down is wonderful. When...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By gharnden
3 times in last 5 years

I have done this 3 times in the last 5 years from the lower 48.
To me, the bike to take depends a lot on where you are starting from and how long it will take you to get to Prince George. If you...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,921
Posted By gharnden
Just curious

Just curious as I have been following this thread, did you ever get your money back?
Forum: Canada 11-07-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By gharnden
Lodging

Cassier: BearPaw Lodge, just outside of Iskut (north of Iskut). Fairly expensive, but really nice. Great owner. Restaurant, but you must tell them ahead of time that you want to eat there. Call...
Forum: Americas 10-29-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By gharnden
5

I would plan on 5 days from Vancouver to Dawson. This assumes you want to stop and see a few things like going into Stewart/Hyder. You can make it in 4 easy if you keep moving but rain, etc. could...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By gharnden
Try a church or a Harley dealer - big parking lots

I have asked churches as they have large parking lots usually only filled up on Sunday mornings. Either call or just walk in and ask. I have done it over a half dozen times. Certainly, they are...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,393
Posted By gharnden
R1200GS will not work in low position or with front high and back low

This thread has been helpful but the last reply was in 07 so let me ask again. Any new thoughts?

Just bought a used but excellent Corbin for my 2012 R1200GS. It will only latch in high...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,421
Posted By gharnden
Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Once you get to Iowa, I would suggest you skip Minnesota and go into Wisconsin on up to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. You can then cross into Canada at Sault Ste. Marie. From there you can head...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By gharnden
I should have added

I should have added that when we went up from Whitehorse to Dawson City, up the Dempster to the Arctic Circle, and over the Top of the World Highway, it added 3 days. Some of the best days of...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By gharnden
24 days +or-

MC trips from South Central US were 24-25 days.
The first trip: down day in Fairbanks to service bikes and basically 3 down days on ferry.
Second trip: down day in Whitehorse due to weather. ...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,649
Posted By gharnden
2009 and 2013

I did the Alaska trip in 09 and again this past summer on R1200GS. Did it in 2011 in a SUV so that my wife could experience it.

As others said, go light. This past summer I had 2/3 the weight I...
Forum: Alaska 09-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By gharnden
PM sent to Dick

PM sent to Dick
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By gharnden
Maybe should do it again

Did in 2009 and then again this summer 2013. I guess I will do it again to get stickers.
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By gharnden
Tried

Tried ebay and googled.
I found big car bumper stickers for Chicken but nothing small.
Forum: Alaska 09-26-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By gharnden
Source for Stickers: Chicken, Alaska and Top of the World Highway

Can someone point me to a source for saddlebag/panniers stickers/decals for Chicken, Alaska and the Top of the World Highway. I am also looking for Dawson City and Dempster Highway decals as well. ...
Forum: Canada 09-26-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By gharnden
Saddlebag stickers for Dawson, Dempster, Arctic Circle?

I messed up and did not purchase saddlebag/pannier stickers/decals when I went to the Arctic Circle above Eagle Plains on the Dempster. In searching on the internet, I am having a terrible time...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By gharnden
Well it will not work anyway

I have the Zega Pros with the exhaust cutout for my R1200GS. When installing the template for the left side (cut out side), I discovered it will not work as there is not enough room. When going...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By gharnden
Touratech RAPID TRAP system for panniers installation question

I just purchased a rapid trap opening system for my Touratech Zega Pros.
Simple question: Does the handle to open the left side go in the front?

I assumed they would both be in the back of each...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 108,028
Posted By gharnden
5000 miles plus - up Dempster, Top of the World

Just finished a 5000 plus mile trip on my Karoo 3's. Left Whitefish, Montana, rode up to Dawson, did the Dempster to the Arctic Circle, Top of the World, etc. and back to Whitefish. Pretty much...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,209
Posted By gharnden
Metric to Inch Conversion for Tube?

What does a 110/80-19 convert to in inches for a tube?
What does a 150/70-17 convert to in inches for a tube?
It looks like the 150/70 may convert to a 500/530 based on an earlier posting. Is that...
Forum: Alaska 06-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,811
Posted By gharnden
Haines

Haines. Been to both. Skagway was way too touristy for me. Haines is a neat little port town. Drive from Haines Junction to Haines was awesome. Downside is that the drive from Whitehorse to...
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