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Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,430
Posted By kevinj
Placed my order! I cut that bar under the...

Placed my order!

I cut that bar under the seat a while back when I installed the high capacity Odyssey. It's been holding up OK by itself (with just the remains of the original bar in place, and...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By kevinj
I'm looking for a solution like this, and I'm not...

I'm looking for a solution like this, and I'm not bothered by the $129 price. But I would like to see some more reviews and footage from people who have tried it. It would also be nice to know if...
Forum: Vendors 10-22-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,202
Posted By kevinj
I'm planning to buy a new helmet soon, looked...

I'm planning to buy a new helmet soon, looked into this thread a bit. 2 questions :

* On the UK Sharp database (the only halfway decent test of helmet safety that I'm aware of?), LS2 gets 4/5 on...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-19-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By kevinj
PS I would be open to a 1-way rental & flight...

PS I would be open to a 1-way rental & flight back to Bangkok if that's at all logistically possible.
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-19-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By kevinj
I will be in Thailand the first week of February...

I will be in Thailand the first week of February and would like to do some riding if possible. I'd have to figure out the logistics of renting, insuring, etc. I'm also going to start a thread of my...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,390
Posted By kevinj
I would very much like to have this installed on...

I would very much like to have this installed on my '06 r12gs. However it is beyond my skill.

Any suggestions on how I'd find someone willing (for $) and capable to do the installation for me? ...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
Mine arrived a couple days ago - kind of amazing...

Mine arrived a couple days ago - kind of amazing that something can travel here from Asia in a few days.

It's too early for a review but the jacket looks good and fits well. I've put only a...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
Hi everyone, there's been some interesting...

Hi everyone,

there's been some interesting discussion on the thread, and I'm still amazed to be offered so much help. Many thanks to everyone on this thread.

I bought the extractor thing; it...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
Taking it in.

Taking it in.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
Hi, thanks for your comments. The problem is...

Hi, thanks for your comments. The problem is getting the machine to a pro - that's what makes the whole thing costly.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
Heh, thanks for the original research :). I...

Heh, thanks for the original research :). I don't know how I managed to put 3x the recommended torque on the plug (or else something was wrong with the plug - I'll pretend not to know which is more...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
Thanks, everyone who took the time to read and/or...

Thanks, everyone who took the time to read and/or respond. It's great to have a community where you can share a problem in the evening and find a bunch of replies waiting in the morning.

I'll...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,884
Posted By kevinj
broke off something - how to get it out?

||| EDIT : PROBLEM SOLVED |||

Hi everyone,

I messed up what should have been a simple maintenance task and am hoping for suggestions on saving the day. Keep in mind you're talking to a newbie...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
The previous post is exactly how I've been...

The previous post is exactly how I've been thinking about it, so I won't repeat it all like I did last time :).



All true. This really helps comparing the 2 suits and deciding what's essential...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By kevinj
I've been with Progressive for 3 years now. I've...

I've been with Progressive for 3 years now. I've filed several claims during that time. I never thought I would ever say this about an insurance company, but I am really happy with them and like...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,898
Posted By kevinj
Your dog was called Glenfiddich? Love it.

Your dog was called Glenfiddich? Love it.
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,898
Posted By kevinj
Wow, I never realized Exped Downmats had gotten...

Wow, I never realized Exped Downmats had gotten so popular! I got my first way back when almost nobody knew about them ... Glad to see they're doing so well!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By kevinj
I have the same thing, although it looks less...

I have the same thing, although it looks less leaky/messy. Mechanic said this was fairly typical for bikes up to 06 - seal needs to be replaced; and that in later years they used a better quality...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By kevinj
If you're just starting to look and you're not in...

If you're just starting to look and you're not in a hurry, you might as well keep looking - doesn't sound like a once in a lifetime opportunity :).

As Jim said, service and accessories are...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 158,877
Posted By kevinj
I just spotted this thread, and I can tell...

I just spotted this thread, and I can tell there's lots of information and wisdom spread throughout the pages, but it's just way too much to read. Maybe somebody can summarize all the useful info...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
Thank you again. Some thoughts below but in...

Thank you again. Some thoughts below but in essence I agree.



I am especially glad to hear that you consider the Sahara and Companero as "working to achieve the same functionality". This...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
Thank you very much for answering my questions in...

Thank you very much for answering my questions in detail. Much appreciated.



From a look at the froggtoggs website, the basic Pro Action set (jacket + pants) is $50. It's under "Work" or...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
I like to take my time making buying decisions,...

I like to take my time making buying decisions, but it seems fair to say I'll place an order before the end of the month :).



(After looking at the custom color page at teizms.com)

Why do...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,898
Posted By kevinj
PS I love pulling into a parking lot with an ice...

PS I love pulling into a parking lot with an ice axe strapped to the back of my bike. Makes me feel totally badass :-).
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,898
Posted By kevinj
Tent, sleeping mat, sleeping bag, ... : I...

Tent, sleeping mat, sleeping bag, ... : I really like the EXPED brand for camping gear. All their stuff is very high quality; not cheap though. It's a European company but they have excellent US...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,003
Posted By kevinj
Earlier this year I bought a mint-condition 2006...

Earlier this year I bought a mint-condition 2006 r1200gs with 16,000 miles for just over $10,000. I cannot imagine spending anywhere near 8,000 for what you describe. I think you can do much better...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By kevinj
Stay away from a certain thread about Motoport in...

Stay away from a certain thread about Motoport in Malaysia/Thailand ;-).
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,052
Posted By kevinj
Good heavens, how about everybody shut up and we...

Good heavens, how about everybody shut up and we all go have a beer now? :freaky All these points, which were already made in abundance before I ever posted my few lines -- to point out warning...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,052
Posted By kevinj
It was just a promotion they ran. The DVD is...

It was just a promotion they ran. The DVD is about repairing and changing tires on the road. They shipped it with the pump as a promotion (and of course they sell tools for working on tires, too).
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,510
Posted By kevinj
cool, bookmarked.

cool, bookmarked.
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 39,325
Posted By kevinj
I hope you stick around - I've never used one of...

I hope you stick around - I've never used one of your gloves, but it looks like seriously good stuff.
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 39,325
Posted By kevinj
http://www.lawhelp.org/documents/1604013202EN.pdf...

http://www.lawhelp.org/documents/1604013202EN.pdf

http://www.courts.wa.gov/forms/?fa=forms.contribute&formid=13


It's not something you can figure out when you have five minutes. The more you...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 39,325
Posted By kevinj
You may want to lift a bunch of the personal...

You may want to lift a bunch of the personal stuff out of this thread and put it in a separate thread.

"Hating but loving somebody" is a totally real, valid, and painful place to be -- but I...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,052
Posted By kevinj
In all fairness: Don't know when you bought...

In all fairness:

Don't know when you bought your bestrest pump, but the ones they're selling now have warnings all over them, not only in the manual but also a huge sticker on the pump itself, to...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
Well, you weren't kidding when you said it would...

Well, you weren't kidding when you said it would be a tempting offer. That's 1/3 off, and that definitely makes it a great summer jacket for the price. Paycheck coming next week ...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
PS I clicked on the Sas-tec link and I noticed...

PS I clicked on the Sas-tec link and I noticed that it has expanded and contains more information than your earlier post on the teiz blog. There are now impact measurements for the exact pieces of...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,730
Posted By kevinj
Looks good; will be on my shortlist for next...

Looks good; will be on my shortlist for next summer.

Unless your early adopter offer is too good to ignore.

And unless you get the kevlar jacket going first.


Keep the innovative spirit...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,055
Posted By kevinj
Glad you found gear that fits. Sounds like it...

Glad you found gear that fits. Sounds like it was quite an endeavour.

I'd also love to see pics and hear more about how the gear holds up. We don't get many Stadler reviews on this site so you...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,077
Posted By kevinj
I'll have to find an excuse to go to Cambodia :).

I'll have to find an excuse to go to Cambodia :).
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,068
Posted By kevinj
Hey guys, thanks for all your input. I have...

Hey guys,

thanks for all your input. I have to say, there doesn't really seem to be much consensus here :). Quite a range of opinions.

To answer a few questions,

1/ Yes, I'll be changing...
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