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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 93,682
Posted By Jeckylll
yup. I have sleep apnea so i need electricity to...

yup. I have sleep apnea so i need electricity to run my cpap.

honda generator is 29 lbs and 1000W of awsome. Plus it contains .8 gal of emergency fuel :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 112,744
Posted By Jeckylll
wedding picture 2010 <a...

wedding picture 2010

<a href="http://s608.photobucket.com/user/Jeckylll-1/media/Dave%20and%20Anne%20Wedding%20Oct%203%202010/DucatiAnneDavewedding.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 93,682
Posted By Jeckylll
Me, Bike and gear = 1100 lbs <a...

Me, Bike and gear = 1100 lbs

<a href="http://s608.photobucket.com/user/Jeckylll-1/media/Alaska%202009/Alaska2009249.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 1,679,550
Posted By Jeckylll
Couldn't tell by your route if you were going to...

Couldn't tell by your route if you were going to be in/near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. But if you get in trouble near here or need a place to crash I would be happy to help.

I am the part owner of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,039
Posted By Jeckylll
Remeber rain and humidity will fry that precious...

Remeber rain and humidity will fry that precious Iphone. Been there done that. It now resides in a freezer bag deep in a pocket on trips.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Jeckylll
Contact number for Husqvarna North America

Does anyone have a Contact number for Husqvarna North America? I am trying to import a Husky TE450 into Canada and i need a recall clearance letter but I can't for the life of me get ahold of Husky...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By Jeckylll
I had that but it wasn't from the peg. If its...

I had that but it wasn't from the peg. If its the outside of your foot (toward your little toe) it may be your syatic (spelling?) nerve in your hip. I just got back from a week long trip and my...
Forum: Face plant 01-12-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,508
Posted By Jeckylll
I would suggest a Ducati monster one of the small...

I would suggest a Ducati monster one of the small ones 620-696. They handle amazing, are peppy. Not as heavy as a wee strom. Get a ventura luggage kit and go.

Wee strom is a big bike and its a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 819,729
Posted By Jeckylll
Thanks much better with less blue! The problem...

Thanks much better with less blue! The problem was not the camera but the operator. :) i had it on a wrong setting for the first part of the trip.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-20-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 819,729
Posted By Jeckylll
Yes i did carry a generator and lawn chairs on my...

Yes i did carry a generator and lawn chairs on my trip to alaska.

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt165/Jeckylll-1/Alaska%202009/Alaska2009249.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 70,887
Posted By Jeckylll
I just wanted to post this up for you. This...

I just wanted to post this up for you.

This is a quick video of my Dad who passed away last yr. It is a video of him riding his 1942 harley which he bought as a kid (~16-17 yrs old (1960)) for...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,647
Posted By Jeckylll
Because i love the smell of gas :) :freaky

Because i love the smell of gas :) :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 7,080,294
Posted By Jeckylll
My soon to be wife and my S4R. One month...

My soon to be wife and my S4R.

One month to go.

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt165/Jeckylll-1/Motorcycles/Ducati%20Monster%20S4R/Dave-Anne-Ducati.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By Jeckylll
tbs sync should be manditory on the 1000 vstroms....

tbs sync should be manditory on the 1000 vstroms.

start there or let the machine breath. I don't think i ever ran mine a 3000 rpm.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Jeckylll
Montreal September 2010 where to park

In order to maximize our riding time in Montreal east we have decided to trailer all the bikes to Montreal and ride east from there (rather then waste 8 days of a two week trip tring to get to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jeckylll
PS: Mr Clean Magic Eracer takes off the Calcium...

PS: Mr Clean Magic Eracer takes off the Calcium Chloride slime very well.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jeckylll
[quote=ricohman]Good to know! How did they work...

[quote=ricohman]Good to know!
How did they work on that loose gravel outside of Prudhoe?[/quote

perfect! We were in everything on that trip. Calcium cloride slim to a fresh 6" lift of gravel. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jeckylll
I made it from anchorage to coldfoot back to...

I made it from anchorage to coldfoot back to saskatoon on a set of TKC's. We did the chicken - top of the world run then the camble highway. You should make it back ok.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,322,890
Posted By Jeckylll
http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt165/Jeckylll-...

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt165/Jeckylll-1/Alaska%202009/Alaska2009134.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,073
Posted By Jeckylll
Some where just north of Anchorage Alaska June...

Some where just north of Anchorage Alaska June 2009. We rode up to a pass that was closed. you went from perfectly clear to pea soup in a matter of ft.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jeckylll
Don't knock the Vstrom looks too bad. I upgraded...

Don't knock the Vstrom looks too bad. I upgraded to a GSA because i had the funds. My Dl1000 did everything. The bigest down fall is the suspension. I would buy the vstrom and do the front springs...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,340
Posted By Jeckylll
If you changed bearings and seals every 20,000 to...

If you changed bearings and seals every 20,000 to 30,000 K it would be as reliable and cost the same as a chain :)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By Jeckylll
When i had my v-strom fully loaded for touring...

When i had my v-strom fully loaded for touring there was enough weight on the back that it kept the front wheel off the ground on the center stand.

Are you traveling light? If you are with full...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jeckylll
:jjen I guess i should get my glasses and read...

:jjen I guess i should get my glasses and read more carefully. Dooh! It seems that the tall windshield is for the gs not the gs adventure.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Jeckylll
I am coming from a v-strom to a 1200 GSA. In the...

I am coming from a v-strom to a 1200 GSA. In the price range you are looking for I would highly recommend the Dl1000 V-Strom. The 650 is good but coming from the zx-6 you will want the power from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jeckylll
2008 1200 gS Adventure - Factory tall windshield vs Standard

I was looking at the Laminar Lip website to try a lip and on the site it indicates that there are two factory windshields for the 1200 GS Adventure. A tall and a Short.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Jeckylll
running back to saskatoon!

Dave and mark get good idea. Buy some bikes in bc drive them back to saskatoon.

Dave picking up at ducati s4r
Mark grabbed a 1200 gsa

I'm dave and this is our small quick trip.

Right now...
Forum: Americas 08-26-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Jeckylll
september 2010 - Quebec, newfoundland, nova scotia, new brunswick and PEI

Ok in early stages of a east coast trip september 2010.

Looking for input as to cool roads, places to see, festivals, places to eat and sleep/camp.

We have 2 weeks. there could be as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,322,890
Posted By Jeckylll
somewhere in alaska 2009 ...

somewhere in alaska 2009

http://i608.photobucket.com/albums/tt165/Jeckylll-1/Alaska%202009/Alaska2009134.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,154
Posted By Jeckylll
I would love to see how it looks behind a GS and...

I would love to see how it looks behind a GS and how the mounts attach to the bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By Jeckylll
just do it! I don't like the sound of a 20g...

just do it! I don't like the sound of a 20g sewing machine either.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,200
Posted By Jeckylll
6000 miles front - 3000 miles rear. Pushing hard...

6000 miles front - 3000 miles rear. Pushing hard in the corners on 75-25% pavement to gravel ratio. Fully loaded ~1100 lbs. avereage speed 120-130 kph
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,892
Posted By Jeckylll
Don't listen to the treehuggers :) get the pipes....

Don't listen to the treehuggers :) get the pipes. Riding a bike is all about the senses. sight, touch, smell and yes sound. The boxer unplugged sounds like no other.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By Jeckylll
Thanks for all the feed back. I am going to go...

Thanks for all the feed back. I am going to go with the standard seargent. I do have long arm and a 30" inseam. I also have the Rox risers on order.

to me comfort is more important then having...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,295
Posted By Jeckylll
Seagent Seat - comfort Low vs standard?

Is there a comfort comprimise with the Low seagent seat vs the standard. I am borderline needing a low seat. so if there isn't a trade off for the low seat i can't think why i wouldn't get it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By Jeckylll
2008 1200 GSA - Top case and pannier Q

Anyone know if the jesse safari 115's will work with a 50+L givi topcase?

I like the 2 helmet capacity topcases for around town and i want the big storage for the trips of the safari's. I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jeckylll
First 50 km.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

First 50 km.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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- Transmission is butter smooth<o:p></o:p>
- seat sucks<o:p></o:p>
- not sure of...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jeckylll
I have made two trips to california (10,000km...

I have made two trips to california (10,000km each) with the ZX-10R to Leguna Seca and one trip to alaska on the Vstrom (Got to coldfoot - 10000km 15 days). I am from Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jeckylll
New - 2008 BMW 1200 GS Adventure - Jeckylll's review

Hello all,

Thought i would share my experience with anyone that is interested. Just bought a brand new 2008 1200 GSA. I now have 50km on it and I thought it might help some future ADVrider make...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,185
Posted By Jeckylll
I don't know where you are but i just bought an...

I don't know where you are but i just bought an 08 adventure in Canada. With ABS, ESA, computer, spoked wheels (no luggage) so loaded for 22,300 out the door. That includes 5% GST and 5% PST (Sales...
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