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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Hikertrash
Not sure on the 07, but the alternator belt was...

Not sure on the 07, but the alternator belt was easy to replace on my 11. I used jvb's video instruction and the longest part was havkng to remove the ADV crash bars to take the cover off. After...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 68,879
Posted By Hikertrash
Just checking to see if anyone has issues putting...

Just checking to see if anyone has issues putting a Sena smh-10 in this?
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By Hikertrash
No free return shipping with aerostich. I paid...

No free return shipping with aerostich. I paid over $40 in return shipping costs because they told me to buy a certain size based on my measurements and they were way too big. After trying 4...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Hikertrash
The Sidi Canyon is a shorter boot that will fit...

The Sidi Canyon is a shorter boot that will fit big calves
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By Hikertrash
50,000 on my 2011 1200GSA (same bike). No issues...

50,000 on my 2011 1200GSA (same bike). No issues other than normal maintenance. They don't have the fuel strip issues or final drive issues that older ones had.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Hikertrash
If no discount on the bikes, ask for free gear....

If no discount on the bikes, ask for free gear. They have wiggle room on gear so could throw in the panniers or a free jacket and pants, helmet, etc.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By Hikertrash
You could also take a look at the BMW Tourshell...

You could also take a look at the BMW Tourshell or Streetguard pants. I have the Tourshell and they breathe ok in the summer here and block the wind and rain. I also have some Darien pants that I...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Hikertrash
Algodones is a nice small crossing. There's a...

Algodones is a nice small crossing. There's a working Atm in the big parking lot on the US side if you have to get cash for the visa. The atms on mexico side are rarely working. Immigration is on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Hikertrash
I doubt the engine suffered any damage. More...

I doubt the engine suffered any damage. More knowledgeable people on this forum advised to replace the oil so I did. When I'm stuck in traffic and it was getting hot enough for the oil liht to come...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Hikertrash
How about attaching loop velcro to the outside of...

How about attaching loop velcro to the outside of the pad pocket and then using Aerostich's bigger knee pads that would velcro onto that spot?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Hikertrash
Not sure, but with my experience at the POE, the...

Not sure, but with my experience at the POE, the engine oil light came on, and it eventually stalled. I let it cool down for about 20 minutes and started it up again and within 30 minutes on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Hikertrash
Great idea with the coffee pot thermostat

Great idea with the coffee pot thermostat
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,632
Posted By Hikertrash
Yeah, I live in AZ so just needed a rain glove....

Yeah, I live in AZ so just needed a rain glove. It doesn't get cold enough for thick winter gloves.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By Hikertrash
My 2011 1200 gsa gets hot, too. I've overheated...

My 2011 1200 gsa gets hot, too. I've overheated waiting in line at the POE coming back from Mexico and it gets up to the last bar when in traffic in the summertime causing me to pull over on the side...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,023,444
Posted By Hikertrash
I like it. Not as gawdy as the day glow tape used...

I like it. Not as gawdy as the day glow tape used by ems, yet it still pops in the daylight.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,674
Posted By Hikertrash
Another handy item would be a lanyard sewn on the...

Another handy item would be a lanyard sewn on the inside that had a clip on the other end to clip keys onto.
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,674
Posted By Hikertrash
http://www.gwilliesuniforms.com/index.php?cPath=13...

http://www.gwilliesuniforms.com/index.php?cPath=1356_397

http://static.511tactical.com/mag/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/59002/019/59002_019_01.jpg

There...
Forum: Vendors 01-19-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,674
Posted By Hikertrash
Have you thought about adding velcro loop to the...

Have you thought about adding velcro loop to the interior? That would leave many options for us to use the 5.11 backup belt system in it which would allow holsters to mount inside or different...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Hikertrash
Just buy the Bags Connection fuel filler ring for...

Just buy the Bags Connection fuel filler ring for your bike. They make them for the 2010-2012 GS, i have one on my 2011 GSA right now.
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Hikertrash
Per Klim's Website " Wash-in DWR treatments...

Per Klim's Website

" Wash-in DWR treatments are not recommended as they coat all surfaces with the DWR and can negatively affect comfort and performance."

...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Hikertrash
I had one. It was 100% waterproof and i liked...

I had one. It was 100% waterproof and i liked that it could fit a full size helmet in it. I had it mounted to a 1200GS for added space to put groceries. It would be a perfect size for a pair of...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Hikertrash
Warm n Safe offers a 30% discount to inmates and...

Warm n Safe offers a 30% discount to inmates and they take trade ins if you have old stuff from other brands.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,421
Posted By Hikertrash
I'm another e - vent fan

I'm another e - vent fan
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 249,164
Posted By Hikertrash
I've had every revision of the Badlands and...

I've had every revision of the Badlands and Latitude and found the latest Latitude Misano vents much better than the Badlands because they added mesh to the two front chest pockets allowing them to...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Hikertrash
I always ship to my po box and DHL delivers it to...

I always ship to my po box and DHL delivers it to usps. I've never had to pay a tariff. I always request DHL when ordering gear from overseas.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By Hikertrash
Thanks for the tip. I actually have some of that...

Thanks for the tip. I actually have some of that film that's UV protected and had it on the ace shield, but I took it off because it affected my night riding. I never drop the sun shield at night so...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hikertrash
I don't believe they sell seat pans. Most of us...

I don't believe they sell seat pans. Most of us buy a used GS seat and send it in so we so don't give up our current seat. They can be found on the flea market or ebay for $100 or cheaper. Or if you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By Hikertrash
Waterproof pouch in top case

Waterproof pouch in top case
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,392
Posted By Hikertrash
Have you looked at the Sidi Canyon? They're same...

Have you looked at the Sidi Canyon? They're same price range and have shin and ankle protection. I sold my Adventure Goretex boots after not being able to stop the squeeking over a year after buying...
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,674
Posted By Hikertrash
What bag is Jimmy Lewis using on his 1200GSA?

What bag is Jimmy Lewis using on his 1200GSA?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hikertrash
Most of the aftermarket seat companies you listed...

Most of the aftermarket seat companies you listed sell a "tall" version which will be as tall as the GSA seat in the high position. A tall Sargent seat would probably be closest and most cost...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,109
Posted By Hikertrash
One of the challenges should ve been changing the...

One of the challenges should ve been changing the oil. Have you seen how many screws the TT skid plate requires for removal? Aside from the frame mount, BDCW won me over with the ease of removal...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-06-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,023,444
Posted By Hikertrash
I agree 100%. I sold my Uni filter because I got...

I agree 100%. I sold my Uni filter because I got sick of cleaning and oiling it every couple of months. The OEM paper filter can be air hosed off if needed and is much less maintenance.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By Hikertrash
Delorme Inreach if you want to communicate back...

Delorme Inreach if you want to communicate back and forth with friends/family and don't want to sign a contract.
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 41,096
Posted By Hikertrash
Or Amazon for $56

Or Amazon for $56
Forum: GS Boxers 01-04-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,254
Posted By Hikertrash
I find I use these the most for grocery shopping...

I find I use these the most for grocery shopping and touring. I bought mine for $12 from ebags, but these aren't that much more. They seem custom made for the GSA panniers in height and width.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,223
Posted By Hikertrash
I ride everyday, year round and haven't been able...

I ride everyday, year round and haven't been able to get a battery to last more than a year. I'm not sure if it's a issue with the bike or because my daily riding is only 40 minutes each way to/from...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 1,041,757
Posted By Hikertrash
Dropping of the Christmas tree at the recycle...

Dropping of the Christmas tree at the recycle center.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v646/symr00/Mobile%20Uploads/For%20Sale/20150103_082210_zpsm7z5ou02.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By Hikertrash
I agree. When we went up to the Circle last June,...

I agree. When we went up to the Circle last June, we were covered head to toe when riding so we're only bothered at gas fill ups. We just kept our helmet lids closed. At camp is where we put Deet on,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,023,444
Posted By Hikertrash
By no means a coincidence. I never heard of emgo...

By no means a coincidence. I never heard of emgo until I saw a post of yours with it pictured. I find they look more "at home" on the GS than the Givi cases and you can't beat the price.
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