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Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2005, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,170
Posted By split28
Trailwings both front and rear lasted me 4.5k...

Trailwings both front and rear lasted me 4.5k miles.

Just ridden through winter here in the Uk on a set of Tourances, done about 1k in the warmth and got 7.5k out of the rear. The fronts got a bit...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2005, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By split28
I've got Tech 8's and love them. Comfy, tough and...

I've got Tech 8's and love them. Comfy, tough and I like the look of them. Tech 10's look nice but I've still got a few years left in mine before I get a new pair of boots... unless I twat them in an...
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 143,444
Posted By split28
Thumb Another thumbs up for Rick's skid plates. Sent...

Another thumbs up for Rick's skid plates. Sent them over to me in the UK. Top product, top bloke.

Martin
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By split28
I ride through winter here in the UK and with all...

I ride through winter here in the UK and with all the rock salt we put on the roads I have to keep putting WD40 or ACF-50 on the gear shift spindle or it gets very fussy! Like staying in 3rd/4th or...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2005, 01:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By split28
Another vote for Rick's. I got the centre...

Another vote for Rick's.

I got the centre stand skid plate and the front cover protector for the Adv. Very well made, brilliant service and great value for money... Got mine in Black... it makes...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2005, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By split28
Tourances are grippy enough for me so don't need...

Tourances are grippy enough for me so don't need anything softer!

Only got 4500 miles (hard summer riding on pavement only) front & rear from OE trailwings. Had the Tourances over winter so can't...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2005, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By split28
Are the Gripsters the equivalent of the...

Are the Gripsters the equivalent of the Tourances?

I have the Tourances on the 1150 GS Adv and they're pretty good.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2005, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By split28
How do I make a heated seat?

Ok got a spare standard Adv seat that I'm gonna trim as I'm a short @rse :D , but was wandering if I could do a DIY heating job on it at the same time?

Anyone ever done it? Is it easy?
...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2005, 12:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,753
Posted By split28
Ya see Son, buying gear is like sex. Once ya...

Ya see Son, buying gear is like sex. Once ya start ya just kan't stop.

:wink: ...till you run out of money!
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By split28
Condoms... in case the recovery guy is a gal/guy...

Condoms... in case the recovery guy is a gal/guy depending on your persuation:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-10-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,295
Posted By split28
Isn't the problem with Ohlins that they need a...

Isn't the problem with Ohlins that they need a service every 18,000 miles... Christ I ride twice that a year it would cost a fortune. I was thinking of getting some Fournales not sure if you get them...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,636
Posted By split28
Is it noisey like the Arai? And what about weight...

Is it noisey like the Arai? And what about weight as I used to ride with a super Bandit... loved it but god was it heavy!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2005, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By split28
I've been told to wash the bike in cold water as...

I've been told to wash the bike in cold water as hot/warm water helps the salt react with the metal? Also says to wash with cold water in the handbook.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By split28
Thumb rc46 Is it ACF-50? I use this stuff...

rc46

Is it ACF-50? I use this stuff designed for planes and it is brilliant.

I ride all year round in the Uk and due to work commitments (10hrs @ work 1.5hr commute 6 days a week!) I don't...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,501
Posted By split28
Laugh Got a pair of Tech8's... Brilliant! Can't...

Got a pair of Tech8's... Brilliant!

Can't stand normal boots now so wear them all the time.

Got them in white for the Storm trooper look... and you should see the looks I get when I superman...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2005, 04:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,740
Posted By split28
BMW low seat for Adv makes it feel very wierd....

BMW low seat for Adv makes it feel very wierd. Bars feel 2" higher, pegs feel 2" higher... hard tail chop Adv anyone?!!

Still gonna keep it as I like the security of one foot down instead of tip...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By split28
Mr. Reaper Like your style just ride the...

Mr. Reaper

Like your style just ride the thing and to hell with cleaning!!

I commute 600 mile weekly in wind, rain, sleet, snow, ice etc etc over the pond in the uk and get very little...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2005, 01:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,896
Posted By split28
Hi Buffalodan I'm pretty sure Gerbring...

Hi Buffalodan


I'm pretty sure Gerbring do a battery pack that you can plug into they're jacket... think it lasts for about 4 hours.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By split28
In the UK a company called Oxford do some muffs...

In the UK a company called Oxford do some muffs for not alot of $$.


I wasn't sure about heated gloves but decided to get some Gerbring's... best money I've spent. I ride throughout winter here...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By split28
Take it your not too happy with Autocom? ...

Take it your not too happy with Autocom?

Anyone heard anything about the bluetooth Chatterbox ( I think) X-1B?

Fancy a bluetooth jobby rather than having loads of wires etc.
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