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Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,391
Posted By TomDac
I'll be heading there on the 9th. Safe travels...

I'll be heading there on the 9th. Safe travels and maybe we'll run into you guys on the way back.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By TomDac
I used to work for this company, so I'm a little...

I used to work for this company, so I'm a little biased, but these socks work great

http://www.511tactical.com/cold-weather-otc-sock.html
http://www.511tactical.com/year-round-otc-sock.html
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,091
Posted By TomDac
Xmoto jacket and pants here too.. I'm 6'2, 285...

Xmoto jacket and pants here too.. I'm 6'2, 285 and 3XL fits me great. I would buy Olympia get again in a NY minute.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By TomDac
I bought some Red Wing All Natural Boot Oil (on...

I bought some Red Wing All Natural Boot Oil (on amazon) and used that on mine.. It made them a little darker, but they are still waterproof. I have used Sno-Seal on other boots with good success...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By TomDac
No hot spots in mine at all.. Super comfy from...

No hot spots in mine at all.. Super comfy from day #1 and no break-in required..
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,417
Posted By TomDac
I have a pair of Gaerne Balance Oiled boots. ...

I have a pair of Gaerne Balance Oiled boots. I've been in water before and they did not leak at all.. I keep them oiled... Hopefully this will keep them waterproof.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,665
Posted By TomDac
don't assume they will be watertight... they...

don't assume they will be watertight... they might be, but you're better off packing your stuff into some plastic bags before loading it into the panniers..

or get the waterproof inner bags.. They...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By TomDac
Head to California and ride up the coast. It's...

Head to California and ride up the coast. It's cool, beautiful, great eateries and motels all along the way.
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
Posted By TomDac
Some fantastic riding along the coast. Hwy 1 is...

Some fantastic riding along the coast. Hwy 1 is awesome, especially from San Francisco and NORTH. Weather is at best 60 degrees. at worst low 50's and damp/foggy.

I've ridden many miles on...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By TomDac
It's big and thick, but I'm taking it along with...

It's big and thick, but I'm taking it along with me anyway... I haven't had a whole lot of time to sit down and read it, so I figured each night on our trip, I'll be able to go over what we'll be...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,273
Posted By TomDac
Ak2014

best bud and I will be heading from SF Bay area to AK. Leaving on July 9.. Taking 30 days. Been planning for 2 years. Both on GSA's - Me on 2006 and him on brand new 2014 WC GSA.

I'm anal...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By TomDac
Check the connection behind the headlight unit. ...

Check the connection behind the headlight unit. Sometimes that comes loose. It's on the left hand side while ur sitting on ur bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By TomDac
great bike! congrats.. love that color.

great bike! congrats.. love that color.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,296
Posted By TomDac
I have the Cee Bailey headlight guard...

I have the Cee Bailey headlight guard (http://www.ceebaileys.com/bmw/1200gsgrd.htm). The light never gets redirected back at me, but it's visible around the top edge of the lexan while riding at...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By TomDac
congrats! looks pretty nice.

congrats! looks pretty nice.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By TomDac
I love my Balance oiled... just oiled them for...

I love my Balance oiled... just oiled them for the first time (after 2 seasons) to make sure they last and stay waterproof. They are very comfy.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By TomDac
installing the new liner into the C3 is EASY and...

installing the new liner into the C3 is EASY and it fits in there exactly like the old one.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By TomDac
I'm a big guy also.. Olympia has bigger sizes. ...

I'm a big guy also.. Olympia has bigger sizes. I have an Xmoto suit that fits me nicely (3XL).
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,669
Posted By TomDac
+1 on this. Simply awesome. My first pair...

+1 on this. Simply awesome. My first pair lasted for YEARS, so I recently bought another pair...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By TomDac
Like you, I had that same forehead pressure and...

Like you, I had that same forehead pressure and headaches with my C3. I think it was here on ADV where I read that you can take a spoon to the pad and dent it in ever so slightly. I did that and...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,281
Posted By TomDac
Just wanted to say THANKS

Just wanted to say THANKS to JVB for posting this thread. Finally got around to doing the HID conversion to my 06 R1200 GSA and it was super easy thanks to this thread. ...and such a huge...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,683
Posted By TomDac
So cool!!! My new desktop for sure!!

So cool!!! My new desktop for sure!!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 434,459
Posted By TomDac
new WC GSA is here.

http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/index.html?content=http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/bike/enduro/2013/r1200gsa/r1200gsa_overview.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 434,459
Posted By TomDac
It's here..

http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/index.html?content=http://www.bmwmotorcycles.com/us/en/bike/enduro/2013/r1200gsa/r1200gsa_overview.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By TomDac
2005 1200 GSA?? I thought 2006 was the first...

2005 1200 GSA?? I thought 2006 was the first year for the 1200 GSA.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By TomDac
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/schuberth-s2-he...

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/schuberth-s2-helmet-liner
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By TomDac
Take a tablespoon and push down on the crown of...

Take a tablespoon and push down on the crown of the helmet where you're getting the dent in your forehead. You'll feel the material "give" a little bit.

That helped me. The liner you are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By TomDac
^^^^^ What he said

^^^^^

What he said
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By TomDac
My EXO-1000 is a XXL. I Tried the schuberth in...

My EXO-1000 is a XXL. I Tried the schuberth in XXL and it fit me. Then I tried on the XXXL and it was "ding ding ding - we have a winner!"
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By TomDac
Bought my 2006 GSA with 6800 miles on it. It...

Bought my 2006 GSA with 6800 miles on it. It has 21k on it now and it's been pretty trouble free. Pinion bearing was replaced because it had play in it. That's about it.

I get it serviced...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,604
Posted By TomDac
I split lanes all the time on my GSA.. With...

I split lanes all the time on my GSA.. With panniers on!! Gotta have a wide space between cars!!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By TomDac
I have a spare key hidden on the bike in a very...

I have a spare key hidden on the bike in a very difficult to reach location. When I go on multi-day trips, I also pack an additional spare and keep it in my riding pants pocket.

Reading your...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,116
Posted By TomDac
hmmm.. never knew that. i've always put her on...

hmmm.. never knew that. i've always put her on the centerstand when filling up.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-10-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,116
Posted By TomDac
Same here. In the garage only... And when...

Same here. In the garage only... And when filling up with gas
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By TomDac
I have a EXO-1000 as well as a Schuberth C3. The...

I have a EXO-1000 as well as a Schuberth C3. The C3 fits my round melon a little better than the Scorpion does.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,221
Posted By TomDac
Kelty Acadia 4 Although it really is more...

Kelty Acadia 4

Although it really is more for 2 adults IMHO.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,048
Posted By TomDac
lol!

lol!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,064
Posted By TomDac
Wunderlich vario. Worth the $$

Wunderlich vario. Worth the $$
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By TomDac
Tourance. I felt so much better when I put them...

Tourance. I felt so much better when I put them on compared to Anakees that were on my bike when I bought it
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By TomDac
Congrats! Great bike.

Congrats! Great bike.
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