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Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,892
Posted By Str8lin
Changing the belt is very easy, no reason not to...

Changing the belt is very easy, no reason not to @ 24K miles, piece of mind.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,359
Posted By Str8lin
You made right decision. Plenty of 10 yr old...

You made right decision. Plenty of 10 yr old GS/GSAs out there for @ 7-8, my son has been perusing the market, at least here on the left coast.

Keep looking you'll find what you want at the right...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 145,175
Posted By Str8lin
Not convinced the TKC70 is the best route. Been...

Not convinced the TKC70 is the best route. Been running TCK80 (front) and Heidenau Scout K60 (rear) for last two years, and still believe they are closest to a 50/50 setup out there. I think I need...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,092
Posted By Str8lin
Average 42 on the slab, going to dirt, of course...

Average 42 on the slab, going to dirt, of course running in 2nd and 3rd most time .. dropping into 30s, so do take extra gas in Rotopax.. 1.75 can.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Str8lin
Totally depends on what "you" want. Increased...

Totally depends on what "you" want. Increased sound - growl...etc.. some like more some less... an after market silencer typically enhances the deeper sound, headers increase exhaust flow... usually...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Str8lin
Give South Sound BMW in Fife/Tacoma area a call. ...

Give South Sound BMW in Fife/Tacoma area a call. Same owner as Ride West, but I think better vibe there and more intuned to what you are trying to accomplish.

Ask for Wayne, a fixture there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Str8lin
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Str8lin
Great stuff, thanks guys!

Great stuff, thanks guys!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Str8lin
Riders heading south in next couple weeks?

Wondering if any fellow inmates are planning a ride south to SoCal, DV or Mohave in next week?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By Str8lin
Rode the WTB a few times, last was 2011. Did the...

Rode the WTB a few times, last was 2011. Did the whole loop and saw maybe 3 other vehicles and 6 bikes. The folks that ride the trail respect it and appreciate the superb beauty and access. Another...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By Str8lin
All Moto Tire

All Moto Tires.

These guys are very experienced and quick. If you take off they charge $40.00 set, mount and balance.

Located a bit south of Graham.

Ph. 253 224 4716

Tell them you...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Str8lin
Contact Ride West BMW in Seattle, they have...

Contact Ride West BMW in Seattle, they have connections for rentals.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Str8lin
Death Valley this spring - ride suggestions??

Heading down to DV and Mohave just after Easter for a couple weeks.

I have done Titus Canyon and Race Track. Will be solo and desire some decent other rides, day or multi day.

Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Str8lin
Dave Page, Cobbler in the Freemont district of...

Dave Page, Cobbler in the Freemont district of Seattle.

I have had maybe 12 pairs of boots, climbing, hiking and moto boots resoled by his guys, they are the best. People from all over the...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Str8lin
I'll try to post details on road # etc. ...

I'll try to post details on road # etc.

Wonder if anyone is interested in campground info as well. Some great side routes (dirt) with good remote (free) USFS camping as well.
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,692
Posted By Str8lin
Fall by all means, most tourist free window,...

Fall by all means, most tourist free window, animals still low, weather at it's best and colors changing in the high country. September / October! Backcountry roads at their driest as well as...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,818
Posted By Str8lin
I have a a 22oz MSR bottle for oil and a plastic...

I have a a 22oz MSR bottle for oil and a plastic 3 liter TT gas bottle mounted to rear of my GSA panniers, great insurance when traveling MX or dirt in the west. I used to carry the syphon hose to...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Str8lin
Route

If you have three days then not much time for slower off slab.

I'd go one of two ways, West south through Tetons and Jackson, hen straight south through the Star Valley into east of the Unitas,...
Forum: Americas 02-28-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Str8lin
If you are going to run north to Tahoe on 395...

If you are going to run north to Tahoe on 395 watch the weather. Although this is a dry year with super dry long term patterns a snow storm or two could easily sneak into the east side of the Sierras...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 53,740
Posted By Str8lin
Anyone looking at the new Touratech Adventuro??

Anyone looking at the new Touratech Adventuro??
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Str8lin
+1 MSR Dromedary. You can buy a shower...

+1 MSR Dromedary. You can buy a shower hose/head attachment, which is really nice in a remote camp after a day on the dusty trail!!!

The black cordura fabric is bombproof and absorbs solar...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,072
Posted By Str8lin
Rally, What helmet are you coming out...

Rally,

What helmet are you coming out of?? What is your head shape and how does the new TT helmet fit ( size of size). I wear an medium XD3, semi oval head and want the Adventuro but fir is...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Str8lin
Sidi Adventure Rain in Goretex. Have easily spent...

Sidi Adventure Rain in Goretex. Have easily spent 30+ days riding and walking in these boots in 100-115 deg. temps. Think insulation of plastic and leather to be a positive in the heat. With...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Str8lin
Tourtech Aventuro Helmet

Anyone physically held or tried on the new TT Aventuro helmet?? TT does not have them in house yet, I think shipping straight to consumer from source, according to TT in Seattle.

My XD3 is...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Str8lin
Try Dave Page - Cobbler in Seattle. Ship them in...

Try Dave Page - Cobbler in Seattle. Ship them in he'll resole to your specs and ship back, pretty quick turnaround.

I have had my Sidi Adv. Rains done, as well as maybe 20 pairs of hiking and...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,491
Posted By Str8lin
Finish

Gatogato,

Will you have these available in a black finish (powder coat)?

My brother lives in Grimes, anyway he caould stop by and take a look at the panniers??

Would these mount...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,952
Posted By Str8lin
Ex Officio boxers. They last 100K miles ... I...

Ex Officio boxers. They last 100K miles ... I wont say bombproof cause I know a few of ya are taqullia drinkers They wick really well.. no monkey butt for me even in Klim Overland pants running NV...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By Str8lin
The T-5s DO have heated palms. Take a look at...

The T-5s DO have heated palms. Take a look at the Gerbings website. I have had mine repaired twice by local Gerbings (Oly, WA) and they are awesome. Ya, I have heated grips omn my GS, not my other...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,247
Posted By Str8lin
Radio Shack sells a nice compact unit.....

Radio Shack sells a nice compact unit.. everything youd need to troubleshoot the bike and more. @ 15.00.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,492
Posted By Str8lin
Excel sells an "O" ring kit, same guys that sell...

Excel sells an "O" ring kit, same guys that sell the Excel throttle lock. I saw the rings installed on a GS at the BMWer Rally in Sadalia a few years back. Bought the kit there and quick install....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,008
Posted By Str8lin
kathy's bags +1 but I prefer a lighter color...

kathy's bags +1 but I prefer a lighter color as my stuff disappears in the dark void of a black liner.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,557
Posted By Str8lin
Wow, Don retiring, say it aint so.. Need to get...

Wow, Don retiring, say it aint so.. Need to get my wife's bike seat done this spring..... too bad he cant pass on his skills and knowledge to some young ambitious soul, will always be a need for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,557
Posted By Str8lin
+1 with Don @ MrEd'Moto. Don rebuilt my...

+1 with Don @ MrEd'Moto.

Don rebuilt my factory pan on my GS about 65K miles ago. Actually its on my second GS now. Well after 3 IBA rides and an AK and 3 MX tours the seat is still feeling...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,749
Posted By Str8lin
Marvel Mystery Oil........seriously... an ounce...

Marvel Mystery Oil........seriously... an ounce or two every 4-5 tanks...

I have used it consistently on my 06 Tacoma.... still starts and runs like new and I have 185,000 miles on the original...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,579
Posted By Str8lin
+1 for the side (behind pannier) tool box...

+1 for the side (behind pannier) tool box Advdesigns sells. Access is side door behind pannier vs to the rear. I like this as I can stash extra cash in far rear, mucho tools and more. All panniers...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-22-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,490
Posted By Str8lin
Not only a great planning tool, but nice for...

Not only a great planning tool, but nice for making calculations on a trip after the fact... for those of us that aren't the best planners!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,681
Posted By Str8lin
Challenge to YOU!

I challenge all Advriders to join the cause and help a fellow rider!
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By Str8lin
I have used the interactive MyRoadID bracelet for...

I have used the interactive MyRoadID bracelet for three years, in fact I wear it almost everyday, I put it on when I toss my watch on in the am. My police and EMS buddies think is smart and a few...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,487
Posted By Str8lin
jfman, please share your routing thru CC. ...

jfman,
please share your routing thru CC.
Looking at a trip thru CC in early April.
thanks,
Forum: Americas 01-04-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By Str8lin
Have made that same run numerous times even...

Have made that same run numerous times even further south, I like a combo of the TKC front and Tourance rear, this is due to my startimg point of Seattle, so a TKC rear is not the best there. I WILL...
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