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Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,192
Posted By Timthai
+1 for the Monster... my wife is 5'2" with a...

+1 for the Monster... my wife is 5'2" with a short inseam, and she had a Ninja 250 and a Vulcan 900 before we moved from Thailand. I just bought her a 696 Monster with a cut down seat, and it fit's...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,208
Posted By Timthai
Sounds like a paralel universe thing here......

Sounds like a paralel universe thing here... You're story is pretty much identical to mine!
Crashed a 1200 MTS, couldn't decide between another MTS or a GS... buy now or wait for both new models to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,855
Posted By Timthai
Anyone had experience with the Cruz Tool Kit for the GS?

I know this thread is about the Adventure Designs kit, but Cruz Tools have a GS specific kit that includes only the sizes required, including a 22mm front axle tool...

Anyone had any experience...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 119,546
Posted By Timthai
Of course... This is the Internet... Time has no...

Of course... This is the Internet... Time has no bounds!

The OP was looking for validation, and got some "constructive" feedback, which he clearly took to heart... But despite all that, I think...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,014
Posted By Timthai
I've had a Slime pump for a while, it came in a...

I've had a Slime pump for a while, it came in a fairly sturdy zippered vinyl case. It had an SAE socket in the compressor, with a fairly long cable and regular lighter plug on the other end... I cut...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Timthai
Did you buy them before or after you read all the...

Did you buy them before or after you read all the threads? (or did you already have the engine bars?)
I was considering them, but after reading all the threads on installation woes and stretching...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 87,562
Posted By Timthai
Since you actually shared this one in a recent...

Since you actually shared this one in a recent post, I can't claim any responsibility for finding it, but it's so interesting and full of creative ideas, I think it should should be in the list!
...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timthai
Thanks LaurelPerryOnLand, some great resources,...

Thanks LaurelPerryOnLand, some great resources, and appreciate the time you spent putting your post together!
I figured there had to be plenty of things tried in the past.
Cheers.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timthai
Exactly my thought. I actually like the utility...

Exactly my thought. I actually like the utility of the Varios, my main concern was breaking a mounting point, but your experience suggests they are tougher than they appear.
Sorry to hear about the...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Timthai
Ruggedizing the Vario cases

OK, time for crazy ideas... Has anyone tried ruggedizing the Vario cases?
I bought the Vario cases with my GS, and now thinking I should have held off...
I like them for commuting, but I can...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By Timthai
Did you check with a meter or test probe that you...

Did you check with a meter or test probe that you had power at the wires before you connected them to the unit?
If not, you have the added complexity of not knowing whether it's the canbus, your...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,589
Posted By Timthai
Had many bikes in the past... bought my first GS...

Had many bikes in the past... bought my first GS recently at 53.

BTW, I notice the poll closes in August 2015... some of us may not be around by then!
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By Timthai
Ouch!!! Bad luck on the 1150, but glad they're...

Ouch!!! Bad luck on the 1150, but glad they're only soft tissue damage, coulda been worse!
I had almost the same experience, and same outcome on my Multistrada in Thailand a few months ago.
Hit...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,077
Posted By Timthai
Not much marketing hype about Tarmac...

Not much marketing hype about Tarmac performance...
Need to wait for them to hit the market for some real life reviews.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By Timthai
There are small numbers on both ends of the...

There are small numbers on both ends of the wires.
3 is positive, 1 is earth and 2 is unused.
I presume you have a power adapter for your GPS, don't connect these wires directly to your GPS unless...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-25-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,364
Posted By Timthai
Here's mine... angle adjustable TouraTech...

Here's mine... angle adjustable TouraTech mounting bar, and TouraTech lockable mount. Almost full windshield adjustment, GPS is in my line of sight, doesn't obscure the speedo or tacho, and the GPS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Timthai
The clips are not easy to get to while it's in...

The clips are not easy to get to while it's in place.
If you remove the screws either side of the headlight, you can remove the entire headlight and instrument assembly together. You may need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,179
Posted By Timthai
At the very least, insist that they credit your...

At the very least, insist that they credit your deposit against accessories or service. (Not that you would want to take your bike there for service after all that!)
I've had dealers offering to...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,437
Posted By Timthai
If the dealer's service records or your friends...

If the dealer's service records or your friends service receipt did not mention any work on the rear brakes, and it is clear that (a presumably unqualified) third party (your friend) did, in fact,...
Forum: Asia 11-13-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,956
Posted By Timthai
I've not ridden India, but I've spent a lot of...

I've not ridden India, but I've spent a lot of time there... there's some great advice on the previous replies.

Out of delhi, The Delhi - Jaipur - Agra triangle is a must... that will take you a...
Forum: Asia 11-13-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timthai
When you get to Bangkok, sing out if you need any...

When you get to Bangkok, sing out if you need any help. (from a fellow Aussie living here.)

I'm heading to Cambodia next week, and will probably be planning another trip back there again in...
Forum: Asia 11-13-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,692
Posted By Timthai
Ouch... the 1098 underwater is a real bitch! ...

Ouch... the 1098 underwater is a real bitch! That's gonna take some drying out!

My son's pretty good on the bike, and the side and top cases keep him pretty much in place.

All my bikes and...
Forum: Asia 11-11-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,692
Posted By Timthai
Well Tony, when you first posted, Lat Phrao and...

Well Tony, when you first posted, Lat Phrao and Chatuchak weren't flooded, but they certainly are now... And still rising!

Decided to evacuate on the weekend... Planned to head north to Nakhon...
Forum: Asia 11-02-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timthai
Glad to hear it... they would have been a drag if...

Glad to hear it... they would have been a drag if they were on the pushy!

Great attitude, you gotta get out there and live it!

My wife rides as well, and we often ride with a group of Thai...
Forum: Asia 11-01-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timthai
Sorry, should have included Malaysia and...

Sorry, should have included Malaysia and Singapore in the countries you can tour from Thailand!

(as a fellow Aussie, I think it's a great way to spend your long service!)

Cheers.
Forum: Asia 11-01-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,449
Posted By Timthai
Thailand is a great place to ride, though it can...

Thailand is a great place to ride, though it can be a little hair raising at times!
The roads are good, and plenty of them, with a good mix of scenery and riding, as well as great food and a...
Forum: Asia 10-30-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,493
Posted By Timthai
Hi guys, I hope you found something. Sorry, I...

Hi guys,
I hope you found something. Sorry, I was out of town so I couldn't help out.
There was another couple just recently arrived, and I think they had some accommodation tips.
The floods are...
Forum: Asia 10-28-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By Timthai
Damn! I'm outa town that week! Cheers.

Damn! I'm outa town that week!
Cheers.
Forum: Asia 10-27-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,871
Posted By Timthai
Hi, Welcome to Bangkok. I'm thinking of doing...

Hi,
Welcome to Bangkok.
I'm thinking of doing a trip from Bangkok south through Rayong, then southern Cambodia, up to Phnom Penh, and back through Siem Reip to Bangkok.
At this stage, plan is week...
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