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Forum: Equipment 11-29-2007, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,581
Posted By Swiss
If I'm not mistaken, then the Aerostich is an...

If I'm not mistaken, then the Aerostich is an Ortlieb as well.

I got one of those a couple years ago and use it frequently, not only on the bike, but also when sailing or traveling in general....
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,776
Posted By Swiss
Thumb I have used a WarmNSafe for roughly two years...

I have used a WarmNSafe for roughly two years now, including a trip to Alaska, and couldn't be happier. The jacket liner provides even heat all the way up to the collar and keeps me warm in any...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2006, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,625
Posted By Swiss
I'd just do it without a change. Did a 7200...

I'd just do it without a change.

Did a 7200 mile trip up to <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Alaska</st1:place></st1:State> with two 950s this June and decided to not change the oil along...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-24-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Swiss
Interesting experience rumpus. It just shows that...

Interesting experience rumpus. It just shows that people can have completly different experiences.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-21-2006, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Swiss
Wicked http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=143455
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2006, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,353
Posted By Swiss
Wicked Motoport / Rukka Comparison

Just got back from a 7200 miles trip to <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Alaska</st1:place></st1:state> where my friend was using his new Motoport Kevlar suite while I was riding in a new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,844
Posted By Swiss
I've not changed jetting yet; not sure if I will....

I've not changed jetting yet; not sure if I will. I guess the next few weeks will determine it. I'll certainly provide some feedback if I go down that route.

Swiss
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,844
Posted By Swiss
I got them at www.ktmtwins.com...

I got them at www.ktmtwins.com (http://www.ktmtwins.com) and they were $899.- (got the 5% discount for first time customers). Excellent service from ktmtwins ... they made sure I got them in time for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-06-2006, 11:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,844
Posted By Swiss
Wicked New FMF Q Titanium Installed

There is still little info on these out there so I thought I share ...

Just got my hands on the new FMF Q Titanium silencers and put them on the bike this evening. The install was very simple and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2006, 11:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,315
Posted By Swiss
Thumb Got my new Renazco seat earlier this week, but...

Got my new Renazco seat earlier this week, but had no time to try it out until today.

What a difference!!! I'm already looking forward to the next long ride. It's a must have for this bike, just...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 126,149
Posted By Swiss
Thumb DAKAR Decals

Just got the reflective DAKAR decals. Great product: easy applications, looks great.

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/61471744-M.jpg

Thanks 2 wheel humvee.


Swiss
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,150
Posted By Swiss
SRO vs. Allroad vs. APR3

Nice review jusv -

I'm in the market for a new Rukka suit and am undecided between the SRO, Allroad, and APR3.

You said: "The SRO suit I wore is really expensive but 90 days constant use 8...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By Swiss
Don't see them either ... wish I would though...

Don't see them either ... wish I would though :wink:
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,104
Posted By Swiss
Thumb 2005.5 S, 3000 miles, no issues; couldn't be...

2005.5 S, 3000 miles, no issues; couldn't be happier. :clap


Swiss
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-08-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,598
Posted By Swiss
Thumb Teckhardt - I got a new 950S from Lynnwood...

Teckhardt -

I got a new 950S from Lynnwood Motoplex last summer and have them do all the service work. I'm very pleased with their service and they always seem to try to fit your schedule, if...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By Swiss
Thumb Second That!

Nice write-up ON_the_DL -

I also took my first longer ride with the new Warm-n-Safe Heated Liner and am very pleased. Unlike you, I've not experienced any hot spots but cozy warmth all over.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Swiss
Wicked Get new ones? :lol3 After having had a...

Get new ones? :lol3


After having had a bag fly off while dropping the bike, I improvised using a ratchet tie down strap. The short ones that are usually part of any good motorcycle lift work...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2005, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Swiss
Thumb Aaa

markgsnw -

I've had AAA for decades, but had to use it for the bike first time this summer. Broke my kick starter (kick start only bike) and of course had no way to get it running again. Called...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Swiss
I just went through the same issue. Get...

I just went through the same issue.


Get your replacement lock from Andrew at www.adventurersworkshop.com (http://www.adventurersworkshop.com) and then follow the instructions in this thread:
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2005, 06:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 46,635
Posted By Swiss
Wink Looks familiar?

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/38576672-M.jpg

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/38576670-M.jpg

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/38576666-M.jpg


We took the above pictures at Logan Pass...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,017
Posted By Swiss
Wink Is this something a novice DS rider could tag...

Is this something a novice DS rider could tag along without killing himself?

Swiss
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2005, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
Yes, we still intend to head out of an early...

Yes, we still intend to head out of an early morning ride. We'll probably end up doing the Snoqualmie River South Fork.

Have a great Sunday.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2005, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
No problem - next time it is. As for that...

No problem - next time it is.

As for that KTM action: picking it up from the ground every other mile is hopefully not what you've in mind -)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
Yes, still interested. There's also a good chance...

Yes, still interested. There's also a good chance that Ruppert on his KLR650 may tag along.

Let's us know how things work out and we'll go from there. Have a 'successful' night ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2005, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
Pity - maybe next time.

Pity - maybe next time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
I may have missed it in an earlier post, but are...

I may have missed it in an earlier post, but are you thinking Saturday or Sunday?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2005, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Swiss
gentry - I'm not really up for Reiter Pit...

gentry -

I'm not really up for Reiter Pit this weekend, but Duvall sounds like a potential plan. What's the difficulty level you have in mind? Could I tag along with a 950?

Thanks,

Swiss
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-06-2005, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,368
Posted By Swiss
Same here: 05 and no spark plug tool. Maybe an...

Same here: 05 and no spark plug tool. Maybe an 'incentive' to have your service done at the dealer?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2005, 12:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,354
Posted By Swiss
A strong maybe here. Got the route from...

A strong maybe here. Got the route from Griptwister for the early spring run, but couldn't make it back then. Also have a GPS to run it on :evil.

May even be able to drag Ruppert along, but only...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By Swiss
Couple more pictures ....

It is stated that the upper part on this ride is pristine Old Growth forest: never been cut.

http://swiss.smugmug.com/photos/30459411-M.jpg

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/30459427-M.jpg

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Swiss
We were running into the same sort of traffic...

We were running into the same sort of traffic last week. Interestingly, some of the folks we saw in their cars seemed to be coming from some sort of swimming adventure. As said, we'll have to head up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By Swiss
I'll go with the Green Trails maps. I've looked...

I'll go with the Green Trails maps. I've looked at the Roads and Recs Atlas and I'm not impressed.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2005, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By Swiss
I knew I'd need better maps. What are you using? ...

I knew I'd need better maps. What are you using?

That's on the GPS/PC or old fashioned 'flat' map?

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2005, 02:14 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,571
Posted By Swiss
Thanks a lot jkam - great stuff. I fear there's a...

Thanks a lot jkam - great stuff. I fear there's a new toy on my shopping list.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2005, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By Swiss
Exactly. The main gate was open and though the...

Exactly. The main gate was open and though the GPS indicated the forest road ends after a few miles, it just kept on going on and on and on. We turned around before it ended due to time constraints....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,076
Posted By Swiss
We took NF-5700. There are multiple entry points,...

We took NF-5700. There are multiple entry points, but as stated earlier, we pretty much started at Snoqualmie falls.

Swiss
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2005, 09:39 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,571
Posted By Swiss
Question jkam - I've seen solar chargers for hand...

jkam -

I've seen solar chargers for hand held devices, but not for larger equipment. Can you provide some info on what exactly you use and how well it works?

Thanks a lot,

Swiss
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By Swiss
Laugh Couple more pictures

Here are a few more pictures from the ride:

Panorama View from Slate Peak

http://Swiss.smugmug.com/photos/29828677-L.jpg

Johnny's friendly welcom

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
Posted By Swiss
Unfortunately, no. Good idea though; we'll do...

Unfortunately, no. Good idea though; we'll do Smoked Salmon the next time.

What you see there is a variety of peppered Salami and peppered Prosciutto.

Swiss
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,657
Posted By Swiss
Thumb What a Ride!!!

Perfect weather, some of the most beautiful on-road riding in the state along the North Cascade Highway, stunning ascent off-road to Harts Pass, and a view that's probably only surpassed by standing...
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