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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,866
Posted By dannyleo
Tried something even more strange

I had two Touratech Adv extensions, so I stacked them. Looks a little hokey, but works in the cold so well I was able to ride down the interstate at 80mph with my Schubert flipped open (not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,866
Posted By dannyleo
Touratech windshield extension on F800 GSA

I took my R1200 GSA Touratech extension and put it on the F800GSA. It works great. I run that extension on every bike I ride, F650GS, R1200RT, you name it. I really like it. I read an earlier...
Forum: Face plant 10-18-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,727
Posted By dannyleo
There. Signature adjusted. Godspeed Randy.

There. Signature adjusted. Godspeed Randy.
Forum: Face plant 10-18-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,727
Posted By dannyleo
A friend, a Good Man and a great motorcyclist gone

I'm so glad I finally bought a bike from Randy after all these years of talking bikes and trading stories. We had just exchanged e-mails that morning about the modifications he was doing to it for...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,792
Posted By dannyleo
A buddy of mine told me this: Step 1 is to...

A buddy of mine told me this: Step 1 is to insulate yourself from the hot external environment to the greatest degree possible, thus minimizing the heat gained from the environment. Then the...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,792
Posted By dannyleo
My fault. 10lbs was the smallest bag I could...

My fault. 10lbs was the smallest bag I could buy. Looks like with an almost completely mesh jacket in 108-111 degree wind like a furnace, I was running about 2/12 lbs of ice per hour.

You're...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,792
Posted By dannyleo
Veskimo gives me more riding season

Went to Raleigh, North Carolina the other day. Hit Sanford the bike thermometer read 110, hit South Raleigh and it said 111. A drugstore display said 109 as I was passing when my bike said 108, so...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
Now this is my kind of camping. I woke up in...

Now this is my kind of camping. I woke up in North Dakota by an empty grain silo one night to the crash of my ADV falling over in the maze of rat holes I was sleeping on top of.
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
From that second video looks like Hyder is quite...

From that second video looks like Hyder is quite the hopping place. You guys weren't laughing at Americans were you? LOL Sheez, looks like some places in Arkansas.
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
PM sent. Thanks everyone for the replies. ...

PM sent. Thanks everyone for the replies. Looking forward to it, although it looks to me like we'll pretty much be in rain from around Smithers to Hyder and back to after Prince George. Just...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
Wow! Great videos! For the first, I could...

Wow! Great videos! For the first, I could really get myself into trouble on those gravel/dirt back roads. I'd just keep on inching up the throttle until I'm sure I'd be in the triple digits. The...
Forum: Canada 07-25-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 07-24-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,090
Posted By dannyleo
Laugh The only thing more dangerous than a Lieutenant...

The only thing more dangerous than a Lieutenant with a map is a Captain with a plan. :)
Forum: Canada 07-24-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By dannyleo
Laugh Anybody got any good roads or tent space on North Shore Lake Superior/AB/BC?

2 guys headed to Hyder AK/Stewart BC from NC. Looking for roads/camping space/backyards/conversation near Espanola ON, Wawa On, Thunder Bay ON, Grand Forks ND, Medora ND, East Glacier Park MT, Banff...
Forum: Canada 07-24-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By dannyleo
Laugh Anybody got any good roads or tent space on North Shore Lake Ontario/AB/BC?

I couldn't change the title or delete this post. I should have said Lake Superior.

2 guys headed to Hyder AK/Stewart BC from NC. Looking for roads/camping space/backyards/conversation near...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By dannyleo
Only one reply, what about BC? and stealth camping?

So far only one guy offering tent space, in Wawa. I'm more worried about once we get to Banff and start heading North. Looks like rain is almost a certainty North to Smithers, Stewart, and back...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By dannyleo
I know several who have done it on R1200 GS'. At...

I know several who have done it on R1200 GS'. At one rally, a guy and his wife related how they did it, him on a 1200 and her on a 650 BMW. I think they were out of Maryland. They did a Canada...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By dannyleo
Take 50 across Kansas and try to figure out where...

Take 50 across Kansas and try to figure out where the old 50 runs. Pretty neat. Stop off in Dodge City just to see the sites there. When you get to Lamar Colorado, there's a gun store in town on...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By dannyleo
Wawa

Thanks, e-mail on the way. Danny
Forum: Americas 07-22-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By dannyleo
TentSpace? Ontario to Alaska via ND, MT, AB, BC

2 guys headed to Hyder AK/Stewart BC from NC. Looking camping space/backyards/conversation near Espanola ON, Wawa On, Thunder Bay ON, Grand Forks ND, Medora ND, East Glacier Park MT, Banff AB,...
Forum: Alaska 07-05-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,538
Posted By dannyleo
Other alternatives to shipping?

How much are they asking for shipping and to where? It might be more cost effective to enlist someone to drive the bike back for you. Either from there to your destination and you buy their plane...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By dannyleo
The way I ride, I might not be here next year!

Title says it all, that's why I'm going this year! :)
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,720
Posted By dannyleo
solution to Veskimo longevity

Dan
20-30 minutes isn't acceptable but you have to understand that you can't just throw a bunch of loose ice chips in the Veskimo backpack, add water to melt them and then expect the cooling to last...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,386
Posted By dannyleo
rear brake pedal is adjustable

I was having real problems not being able to efficiently push the brake pedal down when standing and Shannon at Gateway showed me how to adjust mine. Makes a world of difference. We were able to...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,720
Posted By dannyleo
short cycling times won't work

It takes at least a minute to get cold water all through the tubing. There is a LOT of tubing in the Veskimo. You first feel it icing down the kidney area, the around the belly, then the other...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,720
Posted By dannyleo
You can have my Veskimo when you pry my cold dead fingers away from it

I couldn't ride without my Veskimo. It changes days when I wouldn't ride because it's so miserably hot into another great motorcycling day. Use the backpack to go to work or short rides, and the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,435
Posted By dannyleo
That's what I always thought. The crossover pipe...

That's what I always thought. The crossover pipe helps the low-end torque. Which is kind of what the original question here was, "Why the Crossover Pipe?" Removal, from what I've read, helps...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-17-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By dannyleo
I rode an '06 RT when I bought my '06 Adventure. ...

I rode an '06 RT when I bought my '06 Adventure. Adventure won. Rode an '09 RT and it felt the same as the '06. Rode a '10 TwinCam RT and didn't get out of the parking lot before I said this is...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By dannyleo
[QUOTE=dmac57;16054556]What carrying handle and...

[QUOTE=dmac57;16054556]What carrying handle and straps? I thought you were referring to the ADV panniers, but that figure is almost the same as is mentioned for the Varios, and way south of what...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By dannyleo
bag weight

With the carrying/handle straps, the right bag weighs 6.5 kg without the inner liner, left weighs 6.6. Rear trunk weighs 5 kg. Add 1 kg each for the inner bag.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By dannyleo
If ya don't have pictures, it didn't happen. :)

If ya don't have pictures, it didn't happen. :)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,200
Posted By dannyleo
check your saddlebag locks. I've looked many a...

check your saddlebag locks. I've looked many a time only to find the key already in a lock, especially the tail trunk.
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By dannyleo
Oilhead torque values for header pipe?

BMW R1100 motor. Ground down the welds inside, but not sure what I should torque the header flange nuts to or the y-pipe where they join up in back as well.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,243
Posted By dannyleo
Question Which name? I don't get it.

Which name? I don't get it.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,243
Posted By dannyleo
I used to think these were great. I've had three...

I used to think these were great. I've had three pair of the old style pants fail on me by 'clumping' all the pcm down to around the knees. This makes them so lumpy they are now uncomfortable and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By dannyleo
If I remember right, the gas will dissolve the...

If I remember right, the gas will dissolve the adhesive into a gummy goo. I'd try to get it out as quickly as possible before it gets into the system. Maybe it will only plug up the filter.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 855
Views: 344,968
Posted By dannyleo
It seems like I've always had a cooling problem...

It seems like I've always had a cooling problem on my 06 Adv. Had it light up all the squares on more than one occasion. Maybe 3 times total now, but had it light up all but the top one many times....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,521
Posted By dannyleo
How did you get the hammerite/textured aluminum...

How did you get the hammerite/textured aluminum finish? Is it just paint?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By dannyleo
Center Stand failure, kudos to Columbus BMW!

Thanks to the parts guy and owner at Columbus BMW! I was riding in rain for almost two weeks out and back. Noticed the bike had started leaning to the right as I rode off the center stand.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2007, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By dannyleo
I don't think the thanks goes to BMW so much as...

I don't think the thanks goes to BMW so much as it does to your dealer. I think it is the dealer's call, here in the states, on whether to do a 'good-will' warranty or not. Not for sure if the...
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