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Forum: Vendors 12-19-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 39,507
Posted By Justav
Great tool!

Ordered myself a 5-pack a little while ago, gave two already away to friends, and it works just as advertised -- very simple and most convenient. Great gift for the holidays! Thanks for a neat...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By Justav
Have a look at the BMW F800R...

Have a look at the BMW F800R (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=661464). While not all too popular here in the US for reasons that I can't fully follow, it is a lot more common in Europe...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 186,515
Posted By Justav
Thanks, order went in today, problem solved...

Thanks, order went in today, problem solved :clap.

Looking forward to comparing them straight to my MM10's.

- Knut
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 186,515
Posted By Justav
Hi Brian, I have been trying to order a set...

Hi Brian,

I have been trying to order a set of the SE10 lights only, not a full kit with wiring harness, to replace some H7-based aux lights that don't leave enough power for additional heated...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,635
Posted By Justav
Here's a bit of fun with the XBR: fully loaded...

Here's a bit of fun with the XBR: fully loaded for a two-week camping trip through the Alps, back ~1989:
http://justav.smugmug.com/photos/i-hpcdr83/0/L/i-hpcdr83-L.jpg...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,475
Posted By Justav
28 years ago - ready to roll!

Back in '86, just started on a 3-week tour of France on my first bike, a '79 RD200DX. 200cc did the job just fine:-). A bit thirsty, though, compared to pretty much all of my later rides. Hard to get...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,635
Posted By Justav
I am afraid it never was, only the Clubman, with...

I am afraid it never was, only the Clubman, with a somewhat more constrained engine tuning and a less capable frame and suspension. Better looks, less function, I thought back then...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 186,515
Posted By Justav
Hi Brian, those look impressive. What is...

Hi Brian,

those look impressive.
What is the beam pattern/angle for those?

- Justav
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,635
Posted By Justav
How about the Honda XBR500?

Such as this one? Seats 2, lightweight, rides like blast, great gas mileage, can do multi-week camping trips, and was once upon a time ('86) the fastest street single you could buy straight from a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,413
Posted By Justav
Thanks for confirming the point I tried to make. ...

Thanks for confirming the point I tried to make.
Seems that every single of the bikes you listed above is using an H4 bulb for the headlight. Only the GSA is using H7 - while it lasts...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,413
Posted By Justav
It is the bulbs! I never had it on bikes and cars...

It is the bulbs! I never had it on bikes and cars fitted with H4's, but I have been seeing the same on my last two cars ('99 Passat and now a '04 Passat, with 165k miles and counting, gone probably...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By Justav
You can also buy a tire at cycle gear and have...

You can also buy a tire at cycle gear and have Robbie (www.mototireguy.com) in San Francisco put it on. Excellent experience...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 186,515
Posted By Justav
Same here -- disappointing, hoping this gets...

Same here -- disappointing, hoping this gets resolved soon...:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,026
Posted By Justav
If you can avoid riding in the rain or otherwise...

If you can avoid riding in the rain or otherwise wet roads, and take it a bit easier than normal (tone down speed, acceleration, and thus the need for heavy, routine braking as well), you should be...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By Justav
I have the AF 330 on my '09 GS (after trying the...

I have the AF 330 on my '09 GS (after trying the Ztechnik and stock shields), and find it to be the quietest of the bunch. It actually made me revert back from the Remus aftermarket exhaust that came...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,611
Posted By Justav
21 miles to empty after reading zero, '09 GS....

21 miles to empty after reading zero, '09 GS. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,938
Posted By Justav
60W LED spots?

So you have 2x 60 W of LED spots? That sounds like a massive amount of light to me. Are you trying to outshine the sun, or are they for some reason not as efficient as LED's normally are :huh? Or are...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By Justav
Squeeze it, and keep an eye on this for a bit to...

Squeeze it, and keep an eye on this for a bit to ensure that this fixed it. Sounds like a bad/loose contact.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,309
Posted By Justav
How about 3rd party lenses?

For situations as you are describing them, I am using the Tamron 18-270 lens (http://www.dpreview.com/lensreviews/tamron_18-270_3p5-6p3_vc_n15/) (also with a Canon crop DSLR...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By Justav
What year is your bike? The '10 and onwards are...

What year is your bike? The '10 and onwards are supposedly louder than earlier versions.
I solved the problem on my '09 GS by taking off the full Remus system (headers & can -- for sale, PM if...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By Justav
Any progress....

...or even pics?
I have fond memories of mine, with many great trips through the alps an central Europe while I had it. Sold it with close to 70k km on the clock...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 30,606
Posted By Justav
Problem is with DHL/German Postal Service, not FC-moto

This is very similar to my experience trying to buy something from Germany (different seller, not even remotely related to motorcycles) which was shipped via DHL, which is essentially the German...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,296
Posted By Justav
I just used one of the flat sticky adapters right...

I just used one of the flat sticky adapters right in the center of the beak. Unobstructed view of the road...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VqwYJMQ_Tk
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,275
Posted By Justav
Depends on the city, I guess...

In San Francisco city riding (hills, and stop signs/lights every few hundred yards, constant stop&go), I am not getting better than low 30's, either ('09 GS), while getting between high 30's and low...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,107
Posted By Justav
Not sure how my experience plays into the...

Not sure how my experience plays into the vibration question. I just installed HB crash bars on my '09 GS (had to remove the OEM Al head guards due to interference), and am now noticing substantially...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,548
Posted By Justav
Full Remus exhaust for R1200GS anybody?

I just went silent over the weekend :ear, i.e. reverted back to the stock exhaust. So the full Remus Hexacone system that came with my '09 R1200GS is for sale:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Justav
Cry Death Valley, Mahogany Flat CG with SV650 -- stupid idea?

I have never been past Wildrose CG in Death Valley, and am wondering how manageable the roads to the higher-elevation campgrounds (Thorndike or Mahogany Flat) are on a street bike (naked SV650)? It's...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,653
Posted By Justav
+1 for the Street Triple (make that the Street...

+1 for the Street Triple (make that the Street Triple R).
Also worth considering, for a smaller day trip/city bike: Guzzi V7 classic.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Justav
Hi, I am wearing prescription glasses that are...

Hi, I am wearing prescription glasses that are very wide at the temples, which make some helmets unwearable. I was barely able to force them in on a Shoei RF1100, and had to disqualify others...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-12-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8,087
Views: 7,613,749
Posted By Justav
Bluhduh This is my ex-GF (ex- after she upgraded and...

This is my ex-GF (ex- after she upgraded and married me), on a trip to SoCal and Joshua Tree this past summer. She and her SV did well, but my R1100R decided to require a new starter motor -- anybody...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,558
Posted By Justav
The lower compartment wasn't really intended to...

The lower compartment wasn't really intended to be used without the upper one. The map pocket on the upper one could be used in 3 different positions, depending on the fill/expansion level of the...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,534
Posted By Justav
I used mine on an '07 BMW R1100 R, where I found...

I used mine on an '07 BMW R1100 R, where I found the seat to be a bit too low for my body on longer rides. I had the regular seat in the highest position, and after a couple hundred miles my hips...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 107,692
Posted By Justav
Cool2 Bought an '09 GS barely a month ago with 7.5k...

Bought an '09 GS barely a month ago with 7.5k mls, now at 8.5k. Probably the best bike I ever had, hope I'll still agree with myself in a year or five...
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