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Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,258
Posted By munchmeister
The problem with that approach is that you will...

The problem with that approach is that you will have to stitch into the exterior mesh fabric to attach your new zipper, on the interior. Gotta attach it to something, if you are sewing it in. So you...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,258
Posted By munchmeister
Multi tool is what I had handy. I pushed it...

Multi tool is what I had handy. I pushed it through one of the belt loops at the bottom of the jacket. To me, it looks like they would be way too low even though it is a short style jacket. You can...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 669,016
Posted By munchmeister
319235 Unmounted my Garmin 376C, Touratech...

319235
Unmounted my Garmin 376C, Touratech locking mount, & mounted my new Montana, Ztechnik mount. Much cleaner setup.
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 84,252
Posted By munchmeister
A least you got a warning! How fast? Sent...

A least you got a warning! How fast?

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 673,886
Posted By munchmeister
Some have suggested this to me as well. What...

Some have suggested this to me as well. What didn't you like about the KTM? The 690 thumper is getting some good reviews. Just wondered what your test was like. TIA.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,258
Posted By munchmeister
Got mine too. 2XL for my 44 waist, 46 chest. 6'...

Got mine too. 2XL for my 44 waist, 46 chest. 6' even ~235 lbs. It's roomy, arms are a bit longish but should be fine on bike. 1XL didn't have enough room & I'm buying this to replace a 1XL BMW...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 673,886
Posted By munchmeister
Just FYI, SW Motech makes a bashplate for the...

Just FYI, SW Motech makes a bashplate for the CBX:

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-aluminum-skidplate-engine-guard-for-honda-cb500x-13
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By munchmeister
Question KTM 390 Duke in US in 2014??

Been reading about the KTM 390 Duke but can't seem to find anything about whether they are being sold in the US this year (2014). Have I missed something?
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,004
Posted By munchmeister
:lurk Subscribed as well. I'm digging this bike...

:lurk Subscribed as well. I'm digging this bike and agree with the idea of keeping it light. That's what appeals to me. My R1150GS is loaded down and is a heavy MoFo. I tested rode the CG500F and...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,869
Views: 673,886
Posted By munchmeister
Any of you CBX'rs know what the specs are on the...

Any of you CBX'rs know what the specs are on the alternator? I'm just wondering if it has enough juice to power say, an electric vest/ jacket, aux lights, hard wired GPS. Those three are pretty...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-09-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,368
Views: 247,361
Posted By munchmeister
In the shadow of the mighty Sawtooth Mountains,...

In the shadow of the mighty Sawtooth Mountains, even the gas stations have a beautiful view in Stanley, Idaho.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 66,385
Posted By munchmeister
Best Accessory Supplier online?

Yo. Thinking about a 2014 CB500F and wondering who carries the most/ best accessories for the CB500F (R and X). Like mirrors, wind screens, tank bags, etc. Online vendor. Any thoughts from you ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By munchmeister
+1 on the Honda CB500F ABS version, about $6300...

+1 on the Honda CB500F ABS version, about $6300 MSRP. I've got a a fully farkled '02 R1150GS that I love, for long hauls. It is outfitted with Jesse bags, MotoFizz & Wolfman accompaniments, as well...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7,629
Views: 1,125,935
Posted By munchmeister
I'm likin' the Honda CB500F, for a nice, light,...

I'm likin' the Honda CB500F, for a nice, light, do-it-all-well, durable bike. And it has ABS. Reasonably priced. May go test ride one this week.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,982
Views: 2,379,185
Posted By munchmeister
I'm with you LBS. Besides BTDT and I don't like...

I'm with you LBS. Besides BTDT and I don't like lumps in my pillow. On the wish list.

Oh, and if you want a comfortable cot, I got one word for ya: LuxuryLite. It is both (wait, that would mean it...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 181,484
Posted By munchmeister
Why the hell not in the US? Were they that bad a...

Why the hell not in the US? Were they that bad a seller? Read lots of good things about these bikes, enough that I've thought about buying one. Crap.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,629
Views: 1,125,935
Posted By munchmeister
This is what I want today. Maybe tomorrow too....

This is what I want today. Maybe tomorrow too. Shiver 750.

http://f-rider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikes/Aprilia-Shiver/i-kj8ZKFP/0/L/gallery%2Bshiver%2B750%2B%284%29-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,235
Posted By munchmeister
Maybe it's to facilitate wheelies? :eek1 For...

Maybe it's to facilitate wheelies? :eek1

For my purposes the Tour and Rain mode would be used almost all of the time. Twitchy throttles are, well, twitchy. Refinement seems to take many iterations...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,235
Posted By munchmeister
How's the riding position? Upright? Forward lean?...

How's the riding position? Upright? Forward lean?

How about that ride-by-wire, mode selection?

Threw a leg over at the local shop but did not get out on a ride yet. They were in the process of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,235
Posted By munchmeister
Hey, thanks for that. Could not help but notice...

Hey, thanks for that. Could not help but notice you list St. Augustine FL as home base. Just 10 seconds before writing this reply I was talking with my daughter about a plan we have to move to St. A....
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,258
Posted By munchmeister
So how is the sizing? I've outgrown my BMW...

So how is the sizing? I've outgrown my BMW Airshell in the belly which is the main reason for looking. 6 foot, 235lbs with 46" chest. I can look at the charts, just wondering if you think they run...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By munchmeister
Don't you just download the maps ahead of time?...

Don't you just download the maps ahead of time? Not a user, just what I heard recently.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,258
Posted By munchmeister
Klim Induction review??

I'm in the market for a good quality mesh jacket. I've outgrown my BMW Airshell and BMW has changed the Airshell design and, well, they don't make one to fit my growing midsection. I'm not looking...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,828
Posted By munchmeister
Personally, I still think a smallish DSLR like...

Personally, I still think a smallish DSLR like the Nikon D5300 with a compact lens super zoom like a Sigma 18-250 (with macro focusing) can't be beat. You can easily rig up a tankbag with some foam...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,739
Posted By munchmeister
Klim Induction Mesh jacket??

I'm in the market for a good quality mesh jacket. I've outgrown my BMW Airshell and BMW has changed the Airshell design and, well, they don't make one to fit my growing midsection. I'm not looking...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,828
Posted By munchmeister
Screw it. Buy the new Leica. Full APSC sensor...

Screw it. Buy the new Leica. Full APSC sensor size, cut from a block of aluminum. Touch screen.

http://www.wired.com/2014/04/leica-t/#slide-id-775771
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,957
Posted By munchmeister
Thanks M.

Thanks M.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,957
Posted By munchmeister
Gonna give this a try, even though you guys may...

Gonna give this a try, even though you guys may not be able to help.

I've had a 376C for years, with City Nav NT 2009 unlocked and loaded. It's been a great GPS.

Last year I bought City Nav NT...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 84,252
Posted By munchmeister
Seems to me every technological feature BMW has...

Seems to me every technological feature BMW has come out with gets extended into subsequent bikes, from shaft to ABS to ESC. As the first S1000R it will only continue to be offered if it sells. Same...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 669,016
Posted By munchmeister
MotoBoss and Botch/269700 The tent is the...

MotoBoss and Botch/269700

The tent is the Outbound Outpost 3 and I have only just received it and set it up once so the real test will have to wait till summer time.

Botch, no, this is not the...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 24,311
Posted By munchmeister
Yo. Drift Ghost HD dudes. Does this model do the...

Yo. Drift Ghost HD dudes. Does this model do the still-photo-every-NNN-seconds/minutes thing? A time lapse feature?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 669,016
Posted By munchmeister
New gear for the R1150GS !

I bought a new Garmin Montana 600, using my REI dividend and a Christmas gift card from my wonderful daughter, S-i-L and grandson. Got the powered mount and will get 'er up and running soon.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,200
Posted By munchmeister
SHIT !! How did I miss this?!?!?

SHIT !! How did I miss this?!?!?
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By munchmeister
Shorty Boots w/ Knee & Shin Guards

Nasty crash a while back affected my foot, ankle and shin bone and bangin' the ol shins makes me nervous. Got a pair of tall Sidi Discovery boots and I always wear my riding pants (BMW Summer or...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,872
Posted By munchmeister
Loved all the pictures, Jim. You are an...

Loved all the pictures, Jim. You are an accomplished moto photog :clap Glad you had a safe trip.
--Doug
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 157,331
Posted By munchmeister
IIRC, no, it's not for the big GS's.

IIRC, no, it's not for the big GS's.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 151,699
Posted By munchmeister
Wassup with the tail, taillight, plate holder? Is...

Wassup with the tail, taillight, plate holder? Is that thing pure plastic? Gotta be some metal under there if it is holding your brake light, right?

LR, what are ya thinking for luggage, or a way...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,848
Posted By munchmeister
Gonna try those Comply tips in my JVC HAFXC80...

Gonna try those Comply tips in my JVC HAFXC80 In-Ear Carbon Headphones. I used Etymotic ER 6i for quite a while but they got to hurtin' after a few hours and once, I could not get the damned things...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 568,767
Posted By munchmeister
Ditto ^^^

Ditto ^^^
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,235
Posted By munchmeister
I hope to test ride a 2014 Shiver this weekend. I...

I hope to test ride a 2014 Shiver this weekend. I want to add a little excitement and a garage mate for my '02 R1150GS which is fully farkled for touring, with Jesse cases, GPS, etc.

The...
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