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Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,212
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Hey 6gun I have a pair of Vendramini...

Hey 6gun

I have a pair of Vendramini Desert Alp Elephants and they have been fantastic boots. They are very protective and proved to be surprisingly comfortable to walk in from the first day....
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,021
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Hi John, My wife and I both wear your...

Hi John,

My wife and I both wear your gloves and they are by far the best we have owned. I even got to crash test mine after being struck from behind while traveling down a four lane. All my gear...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Hey Motorider1979 I believe the Saddlemen...

Hey Motorider1979

I believe the Saddlemen seat you referred to is a fit for the 1200 models through the 2013 Camhead, but will not work on the 2013 GSW forward. My wife has one of their Adventure...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
HS-LD I am really sorry to hear you had...

HS-LD

I am really sorry to hear you had trouble with Saddlemen. Maybe you just got someone having a really bad day. That is no excuse, but it happens.

We had just the opposite experience and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,806
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Hey Bluecomet We have two of the Saddlemen...

Hey Bluecomet

We have two of the Saddlemen Adventure Track seats. My wife actually had one built for her 1200 Rallye Edition and then they built her a second one since the first was not quite as...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,577
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Clearwater & Customer Service

I looked at the price, read the reviews, swallowed hard and bought the Kristas when I bought a new 2010 R1200GSA. I tied them into the operation of the high beams and the horn and then turned them...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,369
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
I put WESA shocks on my wife's 2012 Rallye and...

I put WESA shocks on my wife's 2012 Rallye and she really likes the way they let the bike ride and handle. I is nice for her to have a suspension actually built for her height, weight and riding...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,452
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
I bought the GT Air when my X-11 was destroyed...

I bought the GT Air when my X-11 was destroyed and really love the helmet. I noticed the fogginess on the sun shield and it is apparently from something inside of the helmet gassing of when the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,152,143
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
I will try to answer the first part of your...

I will try to answer the first part of your question as per my experience.

I purchased the original LED mounting support, switch and wiring harness, After connecting it all I had it programed at...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11,394
Views: 2,152,143
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
auxilary Lights and Oil Filter Number

Hopefully these questions have not been asked and answered before, but if so I have not found them.

I had to unexpectedly scramble around for a new bike when my 2010 GSA got totaled. A new GSW...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
GT Air

Hey Botch,

I recently went from a six year old Shoei X-11 to the GT Air after my X-11 got trashed in an accident. I don't have a lot of time on it yet, but so far I really love the sun visor...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,548
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
10% coupon

Still hoping someone will kindly PM a 10% coupon to me. Getting run over by someone with minimal insurance is expensive! The major crash damage to my suit is being repaired and it should be back...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 116,548
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Code

Had a crash (hit from behind by a dually pickup truck), trashed all my gear and have to replace it all before I mount up again. I want to buy a new lid from MSS and was hoping someone had a 10% code...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 935,552
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
GSA Parts Salvage

Thanks to Ayrshire Bull and Mike for asking about my well being. Much to the amazement of the EMTs, Fire Department and LEOs I am doing pretty darn well. The bike and all my riding gear, not so well!...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 935,552
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Started taking off some salvageable parts from my...

Started taking off some salvageable parts from my 2010 R1200GS Adventure 30th Anniversary after a truck knocked just about everything else off. Including the rider!!!!!!
.:kboom
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 935,552
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Started with a brand new 2012 R1200GS Rallye...

Started with a brand new 2012 R1200GS Rallye Edition with 30 miles on the clock (I put 28 of those miles on it breaking it in). Installed Wilbers WESA 35mm lowering shocks AltRider lower and upper...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Launch site for the best!!

Launch site for the best!!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Thanks for the additional feedback and offers...

Thanks for the additional feedback and offers from everyone. Sorry I hadn't responded, but I have been incommunicado for a week. Just got back from a ride from Milton Florida to Spencer West VA with...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-30-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Thanks for all the input. We are trying to look...

Thanks for all the input. We are trying to look at all possibilities and combinations. Has anyone tried the HyperPro or Wilbers lowering springs without changing out the shocks? The HyperPro...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
UFObuster and Conrad Thanks for the input. ...

UFObuster and Conrad

Thanks for the input. we are still figuring and contemplating. If I can find a dealer or someone with a factory lowered suspension or a Wilber's lowered suspension to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,367
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Looking for Feedback on Lowered GS

My wife is looking at upgrading from her F800GS to a R1200GS and it will need to be lowered. Wilbers makes a set of WESA shocks that will lower the bike 65mm. Can anyone that has done this give us...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,308
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Stinky, Sorry for the delay, but I was out...

Stinky,

Sorry for the delay, but I was out of touch for a few days and am getting ready to head out later today to Wyoming and other parts west for the next six weeks. Regrettably I do not have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 199,511
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Another one to add to the list! I was changing...

Another one to add to the list! I was changing out tires on my wife’s 2010 800 GS and discovered that the rear bearings were feeling very notchy when turned by hand. I ordered new bearings and...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,308
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Bass Pro sells soft coolers that fit BMW...

Bass Pro sells soft coolers that fit BMW Adventure panniers perfectly for about $13.00 each. Waterproof, somewhat padded, and always with you to serve backup duty as a cooler ; )
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,700
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
jeffwalker@campfiregrill.com

jeffwalker@campfiregrill.com
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,713
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
My wife and I have used both the Fogtech and the...

My wife and I have used both the Fogtech and the Raincoat products with great success. There is a distinct difference in the effectiveness and longevity of the bulk products as opposed to the...
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,700
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Just wanted to let ADV inmates know that I just...

Just wanted to let ADV inmates know that I just ordered a Rebel Grill from Jeff at Campfiregrill.com and he very generously offered to provide ADV inmates with free shipping. If you want to take...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-06-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 30,605
Views: 2,329,800
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Thanks for all the welcomes and invites! Yeah,...

Thanks for all the welcomes and invites! Yeah, the fly rod tubes on a bike really stump most people. We really get some wild guesses and head scratching as to what they are for. One advantage is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30,605
Views: 2,329,800
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Hurricane Lake

Just wanted to shout out to the Pensacola guys we met at Hurricane Lake on the 4th. My wife Karen and I (John) were the ones that came in on the 1200GSA (with the bumper) and the F800GS. We...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
I have the Vendramini Elephants and my wife and a...

I have the Vendramini Elephants and my wife and a riding buddy both wear the Marathon Steels. None of us would trade them for anything else we have tried or seen. Super comfortable, dry, and very...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Being the King of Overkill I use a...

Being the King of Overkill I use a <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Mississippi</st1:place></st1:State> and...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,665
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Purpledrake, For a simple answer, as a...

Purpledrake,

For a simple answer, as a non-machinist I probably would not be confident enough in my abilities nor have the proper equipment to attempt it and certainly would not be taking...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,665
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
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Sorry it took a few days, but things have been a bit crazy. I tried to get a few...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
The Watershed bags are the best I have ever used....

The Watershed bags are the best I have ever used. The zip lock bag approach is great since you can seal everything but the last inch or two and then compress the heck out or it to get the air out (...
Forum: Equipment 02-29-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,665
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
FreeGranite I would be glad to post more...

FreeGranite

I would be glad to post more pictures, I just have to take them first. I have a bunch of projects going on right now, but will try to get more photos taken in the next day or so. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 36,651
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
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I have been using a Keron GT4 and have been super pleased with everything about it. For...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,665
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Riding buddies, including my wife, all seem to be...

Riding buddies, including my wife, all seem to be fly fishing fanatics. Last riding/fishing trip from Florida Panhandle to Wyoming and Montana we decided to come up with a design to carry multiple...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
Chantal <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

Chantal
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I have a Hilleberg and it has been a great tent, very high quality, and will stand up to just about...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,285
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
General Ecology Fist Need water purifiers. Their...

General Ecology Fist Need water purifiers. Their purifiers remove viruses, spores, bacteria, heavy metals, petrochemicals, chlorine, etc., and do not use chemicals or require any holding time. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By earthroamerxvlt
BMW Motorcycles of Pensacola 6258 North W...

BMW Motorcycles of Pensacola
6258 North W Street
Pensacola, FL 32505

850-466-5326

http://www.bmwmcpensacola.com/
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