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Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,908
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
By "standard" I mean the non-rapid release...

By "standard" I mean the non-rapid release version. Unless they've determined that the rapid release system doesn't bear enough weight to support Trekkers. I did order the PLR5103, but I did send...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,908
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I'll have to eat the shipping charges, but I...

I'll have to eat the shipping charges, but I might as well go through them if I can get a good deal on the PL5103 (I have discount codes too). Sucks because the rapid release system is REALLY cool. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,908
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Meh. They sent me the PLR5103 rack without the...

Meh. They sent me the PLR5103 rack without the Trekker cams...after the order was delayed about a month for the wrong rack.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 44,944
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Question about RMAs. I finally got mine...

Question about RMAs. I finally got mine processed. Do they ship you the replacement on processing, or do they wait for you to send your old unit in? And, do they want the entire box shipped to...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,130
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I've been using a Canon SD950. I'm not much for...

I've been using a Canon SD950. I'm not much for photography, so as long as I can take decent pics I'm OK with it. It is showing its age, but I'm sure it'll last me another 3-4 years with my low-end...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,908
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I've got asymmetric Trekkers on order (been...

I've got asymmetric Trekkers on order (been delayed a month). I found this pic which made me decide it was worth a go. Only about 1 1/2 inch wide on the 48L side:

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9,829
Views: 584,580
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Speaking of Council Grove, took my new bike out...

Speaking of Council Grove, took my new bike out that way to peal off more break-in miles. Much more comfortable ride than an R1! I was going to post video, but as usual my VIRB crapped out and...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
You might want to do some reading about logical...

You might want to do some reading about logical fallacies.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 44,944
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
What are you using the radio for?

What are you using the radio for?
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 44,944
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Omitting the USB charger seems to be en vogue...

Omitting the USB charger seems to be en vogue with farkles nowadays. My Anka battery didn't come with one either.
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,227
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Well my experience isn't a good one. Ordered a...

Well my experience isn't a good one. Ordered a full set of panniers and it's been processing for a week. Called to find out the problem and they told me they don't have everything in stock and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,369
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Coming from an R1, the F800GS seat feels like...

Coming from an R1, the F800GS seat feels like sitting on a cloud. I had to check with the dealer to make sure it was actually the stock seat it felt so soft.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-08-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,194
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
You can upload to imgur.com for free no account...

You can upload to imgur.com for free no account needed.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Careful with this. I tried it and the tubes...

Careful with this. I tried it and the tubes melted enough to mar fairings and heat shield over the exhaust.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
^^^ They look awful contrasted on a black...

^^^

They look awful contrasted on a black bike IMO; especially with that asymmetric shape. Your black rack on your bike looks great. I'm not going with the BMW OEM anyway; thinking about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Thanks for the input, looks like I'd be better...

Thanks for the input, looks like I'd be better off going with a quick-release mount.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
How hard is it to remove the OEM panniers rack?

I'm trying to decide between the OEM aluminum panniers and Trax . The removability of the rack is a sticking point. I'll probably only use the cases for long trips, so I can handle it if they come...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 12,890
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Headed out to St. Louis on Sat. to test drive a...

Headed out to St. Louis on Sat. to test drive a F800gs. I saw someone 2-up on a R1200 north on I-35; I think with Jesse's panniers and top case. Looked like they were geared up for a nice little...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,227
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
You could probably do it the cheapest with an...

You could probably do it the cheapest with an older Garmin Zumo 550, the GXM 30 "puck", a bluetooth transmitting dongle, and a Bluetooth headset. I got pretty good reception with mine on a cross...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,730
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
It's an Eddie Bauer advanced tactical low...

It's an Eddie Bauer advanced tactical low friction wagon dispersal unit

http://i.imgur.com/QjkmgCW.gif
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,782
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I'll second keeping your luggage on the bike. ...

I'll second keeping your luggage on the bike. There are certain tank bag models that come with backpack straps. I've got the older model Cortech 16/18 liter tank bag and I'm sure the newer model...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I used to run Gen 1 Cortech luggage and they all...

I used to run Gen 1 Cortech luggage and they all tore up on me. You got way more miles out of them than I did. I ended up going with the Givi T477 and T479 tail and saddle bags.

Note, they...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Just got mine and the radio makes it worth it to...

Just got mine and the radio makes it worth it to me. Integrates pretty well and so long as it works I don't have to deal with XM satellite radio. I was actually thinking about upgrading my 550...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,446
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
The new phone books are here! Group buy orders...

The new phone books are here! Group buy orders came in, mine's OTW!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
It's possible that the winds hurt gas mileage,...

It's possible that the winds hurt gas mileage, but they were mostly side winds except for a short stretch when I was riding due North. But, there were other factors like gas amounts on receipts...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I agree with the "mission" observation. That's...

I agree with the "mission" observation. That's the way I'm looking at Iron Butt rides from now on. I did an unofficial one riding back home after the Memorial Day weekend (did about 1200 miles in...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I've got a V46 and I've been in torrents before...

I've got a V46 and I've been in torrents before without a drop getting into the topcase. Hard to imagine it would have better rain protection than the Trekker series.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 12,890
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Anyone ever do a trade-in at Engle Motors? Just...

Anyone ever do a trade-in at Engle Motors? Just curious about how decent a return you can expect.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Dee hobbitsezz rides za dual shport

Dee hobbitsezz rides za dual shport
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Two things to look out for. First, it's probably...

Two things to look out for. First, it's probably not waterproof (at least I doubt the 550 mount is). Second, it's possible that your audio cues will be redirected to the mount's speakers which will...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 12,890
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
ATTN: Rider down around 151st and Ridgeview in Olathe

I THINK it was a green KLR650 probably a 2002-ish model with skid plate I later saw parked on it's kickstand after I doubled back, so I'm guessing he was an inmate. Saw a couple ambulances and cop...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I'd recommend an alarm clock to get up an extra...

I'd recommend an alarm clock to get up an extra hour early and a car. That looks pretty scary.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,446
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I've got an Anker battery pack; the 15000mAh...

I've got an Anker battery pack; the 15000mAh model. Charge it while you're on the road off the bike, then charge your electronics off the battery in camp. Don't have to worry about devices drawing...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,483
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
Have you tried a gel pad under your sheepskin? ...

Have you tried a gel pad under your sheepskin? That's what I've done and I did a 2700 mi. weekend on it. Any cheap gel would do.
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
They're sweet looking boots, but they don't have...

They're sweet looking boots, but they don't have replaceable soles do they? That was the one knock I saw in another thread.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,652
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
She's probably going to have to do her own...

She's probably going to have to do her own shopping. Women's clothing doesn't fit as generically as men's clothing. My ex had to do her own shopping to get the right fit. Of course, the helmet...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
I've got a USB outlet this. I found the 12v...

I've got a USB outlet this. I found the 12v sockets to be unnecessary as I have nothing that needs it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HNLSRZE/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,056
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
If you hit KC, you've got Dick's Sporting Goods...

If you hit KC, you've got Dick's Sporting Goods that might have camping equipment. There's also a new chain called Academy Sports and Outdoors (http://www.academy.com/) maybe 5 miles or so down...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
The lightest color that doesn't show dirt (grays,...

The lightest color that doesn't show dirt (grays, maybe beiges). I wear a white road jacket and the bug splatter and grime after a couple days makes it look pretty filthy. I'll never wear dark gear...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,568
Posted By GodfatherofSoul
If you're talking about the Bluetooth transmitter...

If you're talking about the Bluetooth transmitter dongle, no you plug it into the audio output port on your Zumo mount. THEN, pair your Sena to the dongle. Just have to make sure that audio output...
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