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Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By rboett
+1,,, best rest classic flips down when not in...

+1,,, best rest classic flips down when not in use, and I put the BMW lift straps on the GSA panniers for my pinion to hang onto
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By rboett
All reports are that Max BMW is a class act. ...

All reports are that Max BMW is a class act. Don't lose any sleep over this.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By rboett
saw this ,, for a klr, probably you could do...

saw this ,, for a klr, probably you could do similar for your bike

http://motojournalism.blogspot.com/2011/05/diy-luggage-rack-klr650-with-ortleib.html
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By rboett
:doh yes, there is another step in there,...

:doh yes, there is another step in there, yes?:lol3

Next time I get that, I'll re-pull. you are most likely right,, as usual...:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-16-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,919
Posted By rboett
I have had some combination of first turning on...

I have had some combination of first turning on the key, then kill switch to on, then kick stand up, then press starter button, and,,,, then nothing,, I need to turn it off then let it recycle, kind...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,558
Posted By rboett
I like to ride naked

I like to keep this on most of the year as I can, (2008 R1200 GS adv) when it starts dropping to below 55 degrees, or for a real long trip I put the stock windscreen back on. It really changes the...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By rboett
Yeah, but you need some room for the rare bird...

Yeah, but you need some room for the rare bird large marge to wash down the kung pow:freaky:freaky

(been to your town as a tourist)
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,442
Posted By rboett
ok,, you are on a KLR,, so you need to DIY,,...

ok,, you are on a KLR,, so you need to DIY,, right. (I'm looking at these bikes know, DIY is very appealing to me somehow, esp,. for an adv bike)

here is an alternative. $185 + a little elbow...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
what a world we live in Joe Rocket beating out Held...

Cool, thanks for the recommendation,, I may have to try these as my next pair . what a world we live in Joe Rocket beating out Held. Ausgezeichnet!
$79.99 at Revzilla,, wow exactly half the price...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
Thanks hiviz. This is very helpful.

Thanks hiviz. This is very helpful.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
That could be,,, I'd have to slow down...

That could be,,, I'd have to slow down though:wink:

I definitely need to compress my grasp with the smaller diameter of the grips.

probably Combo of sweat, hard small diameter grips on the GS...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
Hmmm,, ok, How do you 'wash' your gloves, Like...

Hmmm,, ok, How do you 'wash' your gloves, Like with saddle soap or something?

If you are sweating through the gloves, it would seem that a simple wipedown would not be sufficient.
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
I did almost that, sent some pics, and a nice...

I did almost that, sent some pics, and a nice note,, their reply is just below the picture.:cry
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
I thought my kangaroo palms would last too, Held...

I thought my kangaroo palms would last too, Held indicated that they are abrasion resistant. Dunno why they holed in such a short period of time, that's why I sent them a note. Oh well, I just hate...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
Hmmm, I swap out for Held Sambia in the summer,...

Hmmm, I swap out for Held Sambia in the summer, also vented. and I didn't ride in the winter months when I was in WI. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By rboett
Steve Held Glove maintenace (?) fail after 5k miles

I bought a pair of Held Steve II Gloves, size 11, short, not terribly long ago,about 2 1/2 years ago, I think I have used them for about 5k miles. Never have crashed in them or anything. I ride a...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 67,606
Posted By rboett
Check out prior post on their out of warranty...

Check out prior post on their out of warranty return/ discount program. It's pretty good.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By rboett
get ahold of the rallymoto folks on your...

get ahold of the rallymoto folks on your contintent. I think they used to do one, maybe their 1150 one would work. www.ralleymoto.com once upon a time near Coffs Harbour in NSW
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By rboett
Take Jimmy Lewis course , install steering...

Take Jimmy Lewis course , install steering damper, install something like Kenda Big Block Tires, keep gas tank 1/4 full or less, air down, sit back, go fast, and hang on :freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,018
Posted By rboett
+1 on exped 9 dlx, big Agnes summit park long if...

+1 on exped 9 dlx, big Agnes summit park long if you are a bigish dude. I hate to have my feet imobilized. Also add cocoon coolmax liner it wicks away moisture from your body, no clammy feeling...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,844
Posted By rboett
Wow. Yeah, this thread sparked recesses of my...

Wow. Yeah, this thread sparked recesses of my brain not active since the late '90s. Researching this for my 96 GS. Kind of gave it character.:evil
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,572
Posted By rboett
looking forward to the test. When I first tooted...

looking forward to the test. When I first tooted the stock horn on my 2008 r1200gsa, I had to chuckle,, more like a door buzzer :lol3. Straight away I put a stebel nautilus compact on, I have not...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-19-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 680,280
Posted By rboett
Bohawk, thanks so much. Reminds me what a great...

Bohawk, thanks so much. Reminds me what a great backyard we are blessed with. :clap
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 67,606
Posted By rboett
Check out the etymotic warranty page , if you...

Check out the etymotic warranty page , if you have ever bought any etymotic product, and are out of warranty, you can return and get a good discount on any new model. Even if you have totally...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,382
Posted By rboett
Yes a beakless gs would have to ride at the the...

Yes a beakless gs would have to ride at the the rear, then hide at any gas stops! :wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By rboett
+1 for HT overpants, they were warm enough that...

+1 for HT overpants, they were warm enough that I did not ever use the thermal liner. Now that I am in the south, I got a pair of the HT Airs. They come with rain liner I can put on if it gets...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By rboett
cool, good to know. I guess I'm covered two...

cool, good to know. I guess I'm covered two ways,, I bought my exped from REI :wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By rboett
I have a pair of cbt's, have had them resoled,...

I have a pair of cbt's, have had them resoled, still ok after 25 years. great boots. Not as protective as an MX boot,, maybe get something in between. My next set of boots will be SIDI Adventure...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,677
Posted By rboett
Yes and yes . BA summit park + exped down mat

Yes and yes . BA summit park + exped down mat
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By rboett
If you select them, then add to cart, they add...

If you select them, then add to cart, they add just fine.:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By rboett
Maybe they got that figured out. Sizes 7 - 12,...

Maybe they got that figured out. Sizes 7 - 12, with many half sizes, and long and short, all in stock.

The only size tagged ad out of stock is 8.5 short.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By rboett
Held Steve classic is at revzilla

Held Steve classic is at revzilla
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By rboett
First year ht air over pants. Also come with a...

First year ht air over pants. Also come with a raik
N liner, so they are also useful when it gets cool

Comes in short regular or tall sizes too
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By rboett
+1,,,

+1,,,
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,790
Posted By rboett
hmmmm, sandals,,, toe protection,,, = keen...

hmmmm, sandals,,, toe protection,,, = keen newport.:clap

I wear these almost year round, without socks,, with socks, with smartwool socks...
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,707
Views: 680,280
Posted By rboett
+1 on 90 and kk. That's my goto route for a quick...

+1 on 90 and kk. That's my goto route for a quick spin. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,030
Posted By rboett
Sunbrella is good stuff. The best material for...

Sunbrella is good stuff. The best material for awnings and boat covers, let us know how it holds up.


Having many years of experience with it, you need to buy some 303 fabric protector. It has...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 833
Posted By rboett
+1. Also has UV protection.

+1. Also has UV protection.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,551
Posted By rboett
+2. Flips up when needed, down when not, it does...

+2. Flips up when needed, down when not, it does take up some real estate on the tail rack. I also got the gsa pannier handle/ straps so my son can hang on.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,691
Posted By rboett
+1, with the liners in Very warm.

+1, with the liners in Very warm.
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