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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By BRUTSQD
2 more days..

Mexico insurance, check. Mediflight insurance, check. Let's do this!
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 37,419
Posted By BRUTSQD
Fantastic

Just now ran across this RR. Stellar work and looks like one hell of a father son trip. Heading down to Baja on Sunday, may have to hunt down a couple of the spots you stayed at
-T
Forum: Americas 04-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,108
Posted By BRUTSQD
Border crossings

Sorry for the nooby question.. Looking at doing a border crossing into Baja next Wed and was curious as to the best crossing between Tecate and TJ? I've read mixed reviews on both in terms of both...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By BRUTSQD
Days 4-5

Days 4-5:
We woke up early in our little bnb to find our gear relatively dry after draping everything over the heater that we left running all night with the windows open.. We were relieved to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By BRUTSQD
Delicious

Those tacos are literally worth the drive to Santa Rosa. The place is Stark's steakhouse, they have those sweet babies a buck .75 each during happy hour. There's also Russian River brewing Co in town...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By BRUTSQD
Almost ready

I can't wait! Just finished putting on my ADVmonster LEDs, now I just need to finish packing and the bike will be ready. Should be one hell of a trip...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By BRUTSQD
Sam! Great to hear from you! The nursing thing...

Sam!
Great to hear from you! The nursing thing is going well, just took a promotion. I start the new position on May 25th so I leave this Sunday for 3 weeks in Baja, going with one other rider. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By BRUTSQD
The Great California U-Turn

http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s496/BRUTSQD/Zen%20on%20Wheels/7F7797B7-422B-416F-9CB3-4515E02E226B_zps4mnngiyj.jpg


Earlier this year my girlfriend started back to school to advance her...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,108
Posted By BRUTSQD
Incident list?

Hello there,
I was just reading through both this thread and the "traveling in mexico" thread and was curious if there was a single thread that simply lists safety incidents? I'm leaving for Baja on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,176
Posted By BRUTSQD
Help!

So I picked up some advmonster led lights, a dimmer, a relay and a twisted throttle canbus adapter and am confused as to whether or not I need a canbus adapter for both the dimmer(which connects to...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22,539
Views: 1,668,445
Posted By BRUTSQD
No TVIP?

Hello friends, I just read the guide and had a quick question as I prepare for a trip down Baja and back. Being that I will be in Baja, I will NOT need a TVIP?

If I don't need a TVIP then I will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 56,746
Posted By BRUTSQD
I think you guys just said everything I needed to...

I think you guys just said everything I needed to hear. Sounds ridiculous and talk about a cool town to have it in. Thanks for the input!
-T
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 56,746
Posted By BRUTSQD
Hit me

This is going to earn all kinds of scorn but I need to ask it anyway.. What exactly is this rally? It seems to combine a few of my favorite things, just don't quite know what it's all about. Beer and...
Forum: Alaska 04-11-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,596
Posted By BRUTSQD
Here we go

Hi there, I just read through the previous posts and a few others and am still scratching my head. I'm going to go ahead and risk being chewed up and spit out for what might be either a monotonous...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 31,766
Posted By BRUTSQD
Awesome

Holy shit man, this is turning into one hell of a RR! Glad you and the bike are good, looking forward to more pictures of landscapes and women :1drink
...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 933
Posted By BRUTSQD
update

Just spent half a day w holckster and his buddy Bob riding and talking about options and I think I've got it narrowed down. Thanks again Doug! Currently it's looking like either Baja with another...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By BRUTSQD
suggestions

+1 to the BDRs. I've done both the UT and CO and CO to WY on the Cont Divide trail.

A couple humble suggestions for you.. Make the SW corner of Colorado a destination spot as opposed to simple...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 31,766
Posted By BRUTSQD
You're killing us.. what's the latest??

You're killing us.. what's the latest??
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,250
Posted By BRUTSQD
Jealous

+1 on all the above suggestions. The SW corner of Colorado is unreal like the Alps. I've done both the UT and COBDR, UT is beautiful as well but CO takes the cake imo. A few suggestions.. Check out...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 933
Posted By BRUTSQD
Thanks

mopulga: I think you've got my number, Equador sounds ridiculous. I checked out Freedom Bike rental and they look ideal. Flights aren't too bad either, found a couple sub-1000$ which isn't bad....
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 933
Posted By BRUTSQD
If you were me..

I'm accepting a new, full time position here at work on May 25th and have weeks or even a month to take off before the transition. Specifically from April 21-May 24th... It's April, Alaska is turning...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,426
Posted By BRUTSQD
Thats kind of what I'm thinking.. The two biggest...

Thats kind of what I'm thinking.. The two biggest motivators to upgrade from my f800gs are horsepower and room for the girlfriend(and her stuff). I'm already happy with the fairly minimal weather...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 31,766
Posted By BRUTSQD
Fantastic

Great F'ing RR. You're making me fall in love with my triple black all over again. Thanks for posting and keep it up!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,426
Posted By BRUTSQD
ShaftED: I run caribou cases on my f800 and will...

ShaftED: I run caribou cases on my f800 and will likely keep the same set up. Not too wide either which is nice for splitting.

CCRyder + mtbcoach: Sounds like the take home message is go for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,426
Posted By BRUTSQD
Mike M: in comparing apples to apples, do you...

Mike M: in comparing apples to apples, do you have any opinion on the quality of the factory added armor on the GSA as opposed to going w aftermarket companies like adventure-spec or tourtec?

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,426
Posted By BRUTSQD
Guyfawkes: Wouldn't it weigh in similarly once...

Guyfawkes: Wouldn't it weigh in similarly once all the armor and such go on? I would imagine the weight would also be extra fuel?

Curvesurfer: You're speaking my language, I'll give up range and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,426
Posted By BRUTSQD
2014 R1200GS vs. R1200GSA

I hate these comparison threads as much as you do and I'm not apologizing for it... Looking to upgrade from my f800gs to a 1200 for passenger and power purposes and am choking on the decision between...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,800
Posted By BRUTSQD
Troubleshooting

Just read through some of the previous comments.. Not sure about the ipad, would need to look at the specs to see if it has GPS functionality or not, my understanding is they do?? Many of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-24-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 79,873
Posted By BRUTSQD
Or

http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s496/BRUTSQD/Zen%20on%20Wheels/null_zps296b67b4.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,957
Posted By BRUTSQD
my .02$

Agree 100% with all above comments. Spent 8 days on the back of an tiger800 in Ireland. Came home with the intent to buy one, test rode an f800 for comparisons sake and immediately bought one without...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-24-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By BRUTSQD
One line or two?

I'm looking at the spiegler lines online right now, it's showing the brake line kit to be 62$.. Is this a replacement for just one brake, so I would need to order 2 to replace my existing brake line...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By BRUTSQD
!

Merry Christmas from Sacramento!
-T
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By BRUTSQD
Did the same ride earlier this year..

Tough call as colorado is entirely unpredictable. I think you should be OK barring a freak storm. Most of the snow doesn't really start until late Oct or Nov.. Ouray is a great place to stage,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By BRUTSQD
Tablet Navigation on an F800GS

Hey Yall,
Here's some eye candy for you and navigation solution :)

http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s496/BRUTSQD/Zen%20on%20Wheels/4FA662E0-5012-4E2B-A3DE-982D1A10DC8C_zps1tipq8q6.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,800
Posted By BRUTSQD
I used just a universal RAM tablet mount for a 7"...

I used just a universal RAM tablet mount for a 7" tab. It came with 3 different sized clamps so you can figure out which one has the best fit. I've bounced it around quite a bit and the tablet hasn't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,800
Posted By BRUTSQD
Tablet GPS Navigation How To..

Guten Tag,
I recently took on the project of mounting a tablet to my handlebars for navigation purposes. I did a fair amount of agonizing over which tablet, which mount and why.. Thought I would...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-19-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 507,603
Posted By BRUTSQD
Sacramento, Ca (Elmhurst)

-Tent space available in backyard, also have sleeper sofa for 1.
-Garage complete with tools, beer and decent stereo system, if I'm not working I'm available to help with tire changes or limited...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By BRUTSQD
Wound up going with the Samsung tab 3 7". A...

Wound up going with the Samsung tab 3 7". A couple of things sold me on it.. Firstly, it's 169$ and staples so I dont feel bad about breaking it with my face in case I wreck. The other thing is it's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-05-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By BRUTSQD
Wicked Double Moo, love the set up on the link, will...

Double Moo, love the set up on the link, will likely do something similar. May try to drill a mount into my HDB top clamp. Now I just need to devide on which nexus to get, wifi or full blown verizon...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-29-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,331
Posted By BRUTSQD
Power...

Interesting, I hadn't even thought about power being an issue.. I figured any old cigarette lighter plug in set up would keep it more then charged on the fly. Perhaps not.. This being the case I may...
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