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Forum: Equipment 03-21-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By Finder
If you're going to spend that much, you may also...

If you're going to spend that much, you may also want to look at the BMW Comfortshell. Hasn't leaked yet, rides very cool, vents well, nicely armored, minimal pockets, and most importantly for me,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By Finder
Technically, the Road Attack 2 is a single...

Technically, the Road Attack 2 is a single compound cured differently to achieve a harder and softer zone. The dual compound PR3 is slated to be available in GS sizes. Their site does list the 19...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,756
Posted By Finder
Whoops. Looks like they do have smaller models. ...

Whoops. Looks like they do have smaller models. 4300 Lm for the 4" square model. Still a whopping $550 each though!!
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,756
Posted By Finder
At 6 inches (7+ if you include the mount),...

At 6 inches (7+ if you include the mount), mounting options will be limited. Good try, but I'll wait till they come down in form factor and price for a motorcycle application.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Finder
Once I get some help, I'll do a full compliment...

Once I get some help, I'll do a full compliment of measurements of sag in all the different settings. Of course, this is going to be based on my weight, but it should give others a rough idea of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By Finder
ESA, Sag, and the Track

Oh man, not another ESA thread!

First, I like ESA. I like the the whole concept of on-the-fly adjustable suspension settings, and I use mine ALL the time. My question has to do with optimal SAG....
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,961
Posted By Finder
Sorry, but a used coke bottle probably costs too...

Sorry, but a used coke bottle probably costs too much for the penny pinching KLR rider. :lol3 Some people are blessed and can afford a burger when they want one, some can't. I'm not going to stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By Finder
How much room between them and the covers? Looks...

How much room between them and the covers? Looks like they'll pivot around and dig in during a drop, and smash a hole where you don't want one.
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,119
Posted By Finder
I've got a question for those of you ho have both...

I've got a question for those of you ho have both the RF1100 and Qwest. How do the front chin vents compare in terms of flow?

I have the RF1100 and the chin vent flows serious air. So much...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,131
Posted By Finder
I just spit coffee on my screen, thanks! :rofl ...

I just spit coffee on my screen, thanks! :rofl

For non-professional use, you could also get away with software based post production stabalizers if your source isn't extremely jittery. Works...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,356
Posted By Finder
I started at Grants and made it up to the...

I started at Grants and made it up to the Canadian border just fine with TKC80s without airing down. The rear was chunked and pretty worn, but not too bad. Condition wise, I think we missed most of...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,834
Posted By Finder
Hard tools against the lower spine just doesn't...

Hard tools against the lower spine just doesn't sound right for some reason...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 608,600
Posted By Finder
Finally I can stop looking. After trying 5...

Finally I can stop looking. After trying 5 different screens with and without Toninators, I'm now a happy camper with the Givi AirFlow. I'm 5'10" with a 31" inseam, winglets installed, Tobinators...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,380
Posted By Finder
It's the way they make their seats that forces a...

It's the way they make their seats that forces a raise. They have to put enough material down to enable them to put in the springs for the saddle. Yes, springs. This seat is not just all foam, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,126
Posted By Finder
I used the same Bags Connection tank ring...

I used the same Bags Connection tank ring hardware as posted above. I had a couple of extra bags and hardware laying around over the years and mounted a set on the pelicans. Sits far forward enough...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,126
Posted By Finder
Pelican 1200 for longer trips, 1120 for shorter...

Pelican 1200 for longer trips, 1120 for shorter runs...

http://www.danyclee.com/Photos/2010-08-01%20---%20CDT/IMG_0206%20(Medium).JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By Finder
I did the CDT this year on cast wheels with TKCs....

I did the CDT this year on cast wheels with TKCs. Set them at 33/36 and forgot about them. Sand, dirt, gravel, fireroads, two-tracks, rutts, washboards, river crossings, pot holes (BIG), boulders,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,072
Posted By Finder
Does anyone know if this interferes with the...

Does anyone know if this interferes with the Touratech Hard Part Steering Stop? Assuming it will based on the picture, but just wanted to confirm.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,961
Posted By Finder
Had a set on during my recent CDT ride. Worked...

Had a set on during my recent CDT ride. Worked great and took some serious abuse. Quite a few drops and lots of bumps obviously. Just make sure you install them so they sit inline or even a bit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,044,204
Posted By Finder
Sunset at camp was quite the sight that night... ...

Sunset at camp was quite the sight that night...

http://www.danyclee.com/Photos/2010-08-01%20---%20CDT/IMG_0173%20(Medium).JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,044,204
Posted By Finder
It was a stop in the middle of CO on our CDT...

It was a stop in the middle of CO on our CDT ride. Probably wasn't 'suppose' to camp there, but we had to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,044,204
Posted By Finder
http://www.danyclee.com/Photos/2010-08-01%20---%20...

http://www.danyclee.com/Photos/2010-08-01%20---%20CDT/IMG_0161%20(Medium).JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,869
Posted By Finder
At least he came forward and is trying to make it...

At least he came forward and is trying to make it right. The GS looks better a little scuffed up anyways. I say show him the price of the new rim, offer to keep the scuffed rim as is, and get...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,723
Posted By Finder
Booster Plug.

Booster Plug.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Finder
I ran the CDT with TKCs on a loaded R1200GS last...

I ran the CDT with TKCs on a loaded R1200GS last month. Set them at 33/36 at the start and forgot about them for the rest of the ride. I don't like airing up and down, and they worked just fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By Finder
Are your hips and waist narrower than the Russel?...

Are your hips and waist narrower than the Russel? Doubt it. The Russel will be less of a problem than you at spreading her legs. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,842
Posted By Finder
I was looking into this a while back as well. ...

I was looking into this a while back as well. Luckily for me, I dropped some weight and the issues went away. When I was looking around, I was researching deep cycle style batteries for the bike. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Finder
Thanks! That's more or less what I was looking...

Thanks! That's more or less what I was looking for. I've had a Russell on my FJR and that thing was like a couch, but as big as one too. I like the comfort, but it isn't waterproof :baldy, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Finder
Sargent Seat: Low vs Regular

I currently have a sargent low seat and I was wondering if anyone knows the differences between the low and regular versions other than the height. Is the regular version shaped differently, have...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,439
Posted By Finder
For a quick temp solution, carry around a few...

For a quick temp solution, carry around a few FogTech wipes.

http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/gearbox/mc_tested/122_0912_fogtech_anti_fog_wipes/index.html

A lot of people have windshields...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Finder
A shelf mount will not bounce as much as a ram...

A shelf mount will not bounce as much as a ram mount. You just need to get an angle bracket, but that also means you loose position adjustability.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,277
Posted By Finder
Nice, but I would have attached them to the back...

Nice, but I would have attached them to the back or front of the side boxes instead to keep the CG down as low as possible. And +1 on the need for fender washers.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-24-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,621
Posted By Finder
I'll be joining DAN soon, partly because I also...

I'll be joining DAN soon, partly because I also dive. However, you do not have to be diving for the Travel Assist to kick in. From their site:As a DAN Member, you automatically receive DAN...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,527
Posted By Finder
I might just have to go take a look now. As an...

I might just have to go take a look now. As an owner of a comfortshell suit, I'm completely sold on their c-change material!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,553
Posted By Finder
It depends on what your definition of "Off Road"...

It depends on what your definition of "Off Road" is. If you're running wide open all the time, bashing rocks and rutts, getting air, etc..., you might want to consider the spokes. If you're a careful...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,090
Posted By Finder
I've had lower back pain (worn discs) for a while...

I've had lower back pain (worn discs) for a while and got away with using a harder supported back brace. Personal favorite is the Back-A-Line which I recommend to all my riding buddies:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 71,397
Posted By Finder
Another happy customer. Easy to install and runs...

Another happy customer. Easy to install and runs noticeably smoother. It does just hang there though. I'll have to go back in and tighten up the install somehow. I don't like the idea of the...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By Finder
Help/Assistance Indicators...

We're in the middle of planning the CDT and other off-road adventures and loosing sight of the lead rider is always a possibility. I'd like for either rider to be able to signal for help should it...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,214
Posted By Finder
I consistently hear the strip plugs are better...

I consistently hear the strip plugs are better than the mushroom quick plugs, but the mushrooms are easier to use. Has anyone tried Dynaplugs?

http://www.dynaplug.com/product.html

Heard...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Finder
Or use a chart like this: ...

Or use a chart like this:

http://www.offroaders.com/tech/12-volt-wire-gauge-amps.htm

You're vest and gloves will probably require a 10 amp fused circuit. Lets assume a generous 3 foot cable...
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