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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,583
Posted By birdie_xx
Does anyone have the silver/red version jacket ?...

Does anyone have the silver/red version jacket ? Is the red fading like Rallye suit did ?

Also , can you wear the Sand2 pants over the Sidi Crossfire TA ?

TIA,
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,955
Posted By birdie_xx
I just saw Wunderlich recommends replacing the...

I just saw Wunderlich recommends replacing the ball joint on a GS/GSA if the bike has over 30K miles...

Is it just the sales pitch or is it a good idea ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,955
Posted By birdie_xx
I noticed the boot torn up yesterday...after...

I noticed the boot torn up yesterday...after about 150 mile ride that felt weird.
Normally very stable and easy to control in low speed '09 GSA felt like low air/bad bearings/bad shocks/ bad tires....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31,944
Views: 7,804,462
Posted By birdie_xx
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,838
Posted By birdie_xx
Thumb For quick and easy set up, I recommend the REI...

For quick and easy set up, I recommend the REI Hoodoo 3 tent, now discontinued but maybe you can find it. It is good tent for a warmer weather . There is a similar tent from Alps Mounteniring that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 108,609
Posted By birdie_xx
I may be wrong, but I don't think Weronika has...

I may be wrong, but I don't think Weronika has any camping gear with her...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31,944
Views: 7,804,462
Posted By birdie_xx
Why ? He's wearing a Mick Doohan replica t-shirt....

Why ? He's wearing a Mick Doohan replica t-shirt. He's safe....:p3rry
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,073
Posted By birdie_xx
Thermarest, Camp Bed, Exped

This has been my progression...

I started with the Thermarest, and the 3/4th length . I read somewhere that for comfort, you don't need to support your lower legs. Maybe true, but you also loose...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By birdie_xx
Sorry for your experience... I actually bought my...

Sorry for your experience... I actually bought my suit at the dealership. They had no problem to exchange the sizes when needed, even though they had to order them. The price was good too.... Good...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 898,308
Posted By birdie_xx
Look at you enjoying THE bike :evil

Look at you enjoying THE bike :evil
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 44,003
Posted By birdie_xx
Thumb Great service !

Good pump ? So far yes !
But even more, great customer service on Rob's part.
I just wanted to say thank you :clap

Cheers,
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By birdie_xx
You may need the larger jacket then.... :wink:

You may need the larger jacket then.... :wink:
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By birdie_xx
I have had the Horizon suit for a year now, but...

I have had the Horizon suit for a year now, but only used it twice so far and it worked well. Haven't even used the storm hood/collar feature yet...

It is a well made suit, IMO

I am 6,3 (~200...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 108,609
Posted By birdie_xx
Very cool photos :clap Ride safe.....

Very cool photos :clap

Ride safe.....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,818
Views: 898,308
Posted By birdie_xx
You need a bigger rug … :wink::lol3

You need a bigger rug … :wink::lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
I turned my mic down and it wouldn't help, but...

I turned my mic down and it wouldn't help, but the external one, hidden inside the helmet works very well. I got mine via Amazon from 3ME Kite Sports in South Holland, IL. Great to deal with. They...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By birdie_xx
The Trekker begs mount to the regular Monokey...

The Trekker begs mount to the regular Monokey rack system, as oppose to the "Outback" bags which have different mounts.

For the '07 V-Strom 650 GIVI has three different frame mounts. One specific...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 108,609
Posted By birdie_xx
Have fun ! :clap

Have fun ! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 440,418
Posted By birdie_xx
Sweet !!!

:clap
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 44,003
Posted By birdie_xx
Really ??? I think I read earlier in this thread...

Really ??? I think I read earlier in this thread that it does. I haven't tried mine yet, but if that's the case I will be disappointed.

I know tires are not equal, nor are the pumps, but my cheap...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
How did you guys attach the Drift to the XD3...

How did you guys attach the Drift to the XD3 helmet ?

I tried to position the curved attachment, but the shape of the shell pushes it back. When up top, I see a lot of the beak in the frame…
...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
I stopped at Best Buy for a SD card , ready to...

I stopped at Best Buy for a SD card , ready to buy the 32GB one, but they have a 64GB on sale for $41.99 !
So I bought that instead and just letting you know if anyone is looking :wink:
...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
Thank you for the suggestions :D Cheers,

Thank you for the suggestions :D

Cheers,
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
SD card..

What cards are you using ? Is the 32GB card enough or is 64GB a must ?

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,386
Posted By birdie_xx
My new Ghost-S

I read the whole thread…and had a tough time deciding which Ghost to chose…This is my first action camera, so no experience at all. I missed the earlier Canadian special, but found the S model for...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 44,003
Posted By birdie_xx
My pump arrived today as well :D Thanks Rob...

My pump arrived today as well :D

Thanks Rob :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,161
Posted By birdie_xx
I have the BMG "Adventure" jacket and pants :clap...

I have the BMG "Adventure" jacket and pants :clap

http://http://britishmotorcyclegear.com/jackets/adventure-jacket.html
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,186
Posted By birdie_xx
My local Honda dealer caries this… ...

My local Honda dealer caries this…

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-vVLkZu9vYjQ/Tao8FrkbFyI/AAAAAAAAA7I/p2j4RcCO9oQ/s1600/Original+Spray+Cleaner.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By birdie_xx
The Nolan N43 and N44 would fit the bill ...

The Nolan N43 and N44 would fit the bill ...
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 44,003
Posted By birdie_xx
Ordered just now . Thanks Rob :clap

Ordered just now .

Thanks Rob :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,411
Posted By birdie_xx
I've been in couple of rains (not downpours) and...

I've been in couple of rains (not downpours) and my feet stayed dry in the Crossfires. No water crossings yet either. But I picked the protection over waterproofness this time. I can always put rain...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,411
Posted By birdie_xx
If you like the Infinity you might like the TCX...

If you like the Infinity you might like the TCX Desert.

http://http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/tcx-x-desert-gore-tex-boots

I like the Infinity a lot, but like you, wanted more protection....
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By birdie_xx
I didn't use anything on my pinlock…

I didn't use anything on my pinlock…
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 440,418
Posted By birdie_xx
Some lucky bastard is going to enjoy this...

Some lucky bastard is going to enjoy this one…:evil

uncrated on Monday at BMW of Countryside….
...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By birdie_xx
AltRider...

AltRider in WA :D

http://www.altrider.com
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By birdie_xx
As mentioned before, the BA bags have sleeves on...

As mentioned before, the BA bags have sleeves on the "back" side so the mats stay in place - no rolling off. But even when I use the pad alone with my REI Kilo sleeping bag, I don't roll off either....
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By birdie_xx
I used to use two separate down sleeping bags and...

I used to use two separate down sleeping bags and REI Camp Beds. Very comfortable to sleep on, but I couldn't figure out a good way to pack the pads small. Now I have the Big Agnes King Salomon...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,170
Views: 2,445,268
Posted By birdie_xx
Looks comfy…big package though. :evil ...

Looks comfy…big package though. :evil

http://www.nrs.com/shop/video_Library.asp?vid=555&cv=1
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By birdie_xx
So you could buy three protectors (almost) to one...

So you could buy three protectors (almost) to one busted headlight… I can't find the photo of my friend's busted headlight of his 12 GSW, that happened on the highway…

You started the thread...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By birdie_xx
I don't remove the pinlock. It's in the helmet...

I don't remove the pinlock. It's in the helmet year round.

How did you not melt the pinlock in the oven ?! :eek1
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