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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-19-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 60,575
Posted By WayOutThere
Put me on wait list please

IN

Count me In, assuming the wait list clears out a bit.

Warren + Way Out There + TR + D3 /R1200 GSA and/or 690 Enduro R

I'll be arriving via SUV with a moto trailer and expecting to camp...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
What a POS website ADV is turning out to be . . . .

Sorry I missed the East Bay soiree last nite but I'd grown to rely on the ADV subscriber thread to remind me of time, place, etc. for our monthly Meet/Eat. Well, the ADV threads have become, at...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,651
Posted By WayOutThere
FYI - The K60 front is a "screamer" on my '08 GSA

I've found the K60 front in the 110/80 19" size makes a ridiculous screaming noise roughly in the 50-65 mph range on tarmac. Above that speed it quiets down. Admittedly I've only got about 2K...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
In

In
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Count me in this evening at Dead Fish. i expect...

Count me in this evening at Dead Fish. i expect we'll group on the patio (logical) rather than the bar area (clumsy if more than 4)?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By WayOutThere
Eddyturn, thanks that's great to know. That...

Eddyturn, thanks that's great to know. That pretty much cinches my decision then.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-05-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By WayOutThere
Garmin Montana 600/650 - Compatible with Mac?

I see comparisons on the internet (i.e. the REI website) that says the Montana 650T is compatible with Mac, but that the 600 and 600T are only Windows compatible. Called Garmin Tech Support and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,689
Posted By WayOutThere
Going

Attended the event in 2012 and again will be bike camping.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Regarding KTM spoke nipples . . . .

If you're working with brand new KTM spoke nipples, whether alloy or steel, you'll be wise to use the proper 6.8 size spoke wrench from Motion Pro. One end of this two ended wrench features a design...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Count me in . . . . .

OK, I'll see you folks there sometime at or about 6ish!!

:-)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By WayOutThere
Update? Where are the pics? Wish that...

Update? Where are the pics?

Wish that someone would make a mount for the Nav V for our older air-cooled GSAs that's built like the mounting structure on the new GS and GSA water-cooled...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,056
Posted By WayOutThere
Who has a crystal ball that foresees an accident?

Crap happens unpredictably and that's why they call it an accident.

On a 2008 GS Adventure with 20K miles, I managed to crack open a valve cover after hitting unseen gravel on an asphalt hiway...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Getting it up . . . . . the side stand that is

Back to the issue of getting a booted foot to successfully retract a side stand. Faced with exactly the same uncomfortable dilemma, my mostly successful solution has been to apply a strip of safety...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
PM sent. Thanks!

PM sent. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
KTM billet triple clamp installation SNAFU

Have installed the superbling orange billet triple clamps from KTM on my 2012 690 Enduro R. Installation went smooth enough until time to remount my 21" front wheel whereupon I found my original...
Forum: Europe 01-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By WayOutThere
Thanks for the quick feedback guys! My goal is...

Thanks for the quick feedback guys! My goal is to have a bike in Europe ready to go by the end of April. (Want to be able to ride over for the 24 Hours at LeMans in June but that's another story.) ...
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By WayOutThere
Been there, done that? - US citizen buying and storing an R1200 in Paris

I have the fortunate opportunity to permanently store a motorcycle in a suburb of Paris in my buddy's very secure underground private parking. My plan is to buy a used BMW from one of the local...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Thanks for the clarification! With these old...

Thanks for the clarification! With these old eyes I hadn't picked up on the differences between the forks in the two pics!

So based on the overwhelmingly positive feedback I'm off to acquire...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Wink EXC brake retrofit works with caveats . . . .

Thanks for some good answers so far on the EXC brake retrofit concept.

So what's been established is that the stock 690 front brake light pressure switch will still work even though the master...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Crankshaft, Would you recall if the...

Crankshaft,
Would you recall if the installation of your EXC caliper was a straight bolt on or did you have to fiddle with some shims or washers to get the rotor centered in the mouth of the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Downsized 690 rotor and caliper combo from EXC sibling

Has anyone tried to put the rotor and caliper combo from say a 500 EXC onto the 690?

Currently available from at least two different mainstream sources (Galfer and Moto-Master) are "oversize"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Good fun, good food, good people! And I won a...

Good fun, good food, good people! And I won a set of highway pegs! (But they more than made up for it by the Klim hit on my Visa.)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Can't do the 8th, while the 9th would make me...

Can't do the 8th, while the 9th would make me happy, happy, happy.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
I'll be there.

I'll be there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
I'll be there to help around 5pm too. Looking...

I'll be there to help around 5pm too. Looking forward to the evening and glad to lend a hand or two.

Warren
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Steve, heal up well and soon dude! Sorry to hear...

Steve, heal up well and soon dude! Sorry to hear of your tumble and hope that won't hurt your business too badly while you're on the mend. In any case, if you still want to host the next M&E for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,878
Posted By WayOutThere
New Karoo 3 comes in 690 sizes!

While the Karoo 3 is clearly a dual sport tire, nonetheless it looks like it could handle the offroad sections reasonably well, or at least as well as a K6O. Would like to hear the review on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
So, am I the only one who'd rather do the...

So, am I the only one who'd rather do the Meet/Eat "do" on the 16th?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,654
Posted By WayOutThere
What about using the smaller Rigid SR-M lights?

Has anyone considered using the smaller Rigid product, i.e., the SR-M (mini) line in lieu of the stock BMW OEM fog lights?

Here's a link.
http://www.RigidIndustries.com/product-p/91231.htm

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By WayOutThere
Thanks to Ramjet for posting my pics! The...

Thanks to Ramjet for posting my pics!

The last pic shows the fuel filter installation which serves as a makeshift airfilter in the vent line. The clear section serves to both mate the filter to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By WayOutThere
KTM 690 - Cannisterectomy and replacement fuel pump Redux

Having reviewed countless ADV threads on fuel pump replacement, cannisterectomy, etc. there seems to be no conventional wisdom of a direct connection between fuel pump failure and crud taken in thru...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 290,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Got the Wings T too!

But I didn't want to brag too much about the deal . . . . . .
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 290,252
Posted By WayOutThere
Wings - excellent quality and price . . .

Just recently installed a Wings titanium muffler with "naked" i.e. non- carbon end cap on my 2012 690 R. Price in US $ delivered to my door in California was about $335. (Got their special winter...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
World Tour couple in Bay Area today . . .

Well, I invited these guys to join us tonight for the Berserkeley meet and Eat but they're bunking with an ADV host in Santa Clara and couldn't get free. Check out Heidi Gleitz and Bernd Kleine on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-01-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Count me in for both the upcoming soiree at...

Count me in for both the upcoming soiree at Pyramid and whatever group outing to Carnegie.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Count me in . . . (I'm just re-financing,...

Count me in . . .

(I'm just re-financing, not buying, so I have no such excuse!) :-)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,880
Posted By WayOutThere
Wright they are!

Wright is what is marked on the tools. And they are very nicely made. Overall, it's really a great product from Adventure Designs even though it is a bit spendy but that's got to be because the US...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,295
Posted By WayOutThere
Yep, it will roll over to the handlebar . . . .

A couple of years back I dropped my 2008 GSA at speed (about 20 mph on graveled asphalt) on the right side and tore off the aluminum head protector, mangled a mounting boss for the head protector as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Had a great time last night and look forward to...

Had a great time last night and look forward to the next get-together where ever it may be. Can't believe that RamJet, Tessitori and I managed to stay around BS'n until somewhat after 11, but we...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,254
Views: 127,471
Posted By WayOutThere
Silly me. Was just planning on grabbing a beer...

Silly me. Was just planning on grabbing a beer or two and probably a burger. So there's no local food onsite or is there something else motivating the picnic?
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