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Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By BeachMoto
Here you go, keycode EGM15802. This code expires...

Here you go, keycode EGM15802. This code expires at 11:59pm (MDT) Thursday, May 28, 2015.

This should bring the cost of the large bag to around $53.

Sign up for their email, they will send you...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By BeachMoto
I have bought a number of jackets and a helmet...

I have bought a number of jackets and a helmet among other gear from them going back 5-6 years. Never any issues.

I emailed them with questions about a jacket before buying my first item from them...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By BeachMoto
I use the Osprey Magnetic Hydration Bite Valve....

I use the Osprey Magnetic Hydration Bite Valve. It rotates. You can adjust it to make it work for you.


http://www.rei.com/zoom/ss/87dcd3e0-0ef2-48f3-88e0-48282ace96cf.jpg/440
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By BeachMoto
BTW, I have absolutely no affiliation with David...

BTW, I have absolutely no affiliation with David or BestRest. Just a very happy customer (and he is a stand up guy).
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By BeachMoto
3m

I have an Aerostich Darien pair of pants which are about 5-6 years old. When they were about 2 years old, the Velcro holding the knee pads was coming off. I happened to be in Duluth and took the...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By BeachMoto
My top choices are Wolfman and Ortlieb. Sign up...

My top choices are Wolfman and Ortlieb. Sign up for BestRest.com's email. David runs sales on his Ortlieb bags often. He has an 85 liter model but be warned, it is HUGE.
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By BeachMoto
Pacsafe makes a lockable safety net that I have...

Pacsafe makes a lockable safety net that I have been using for a few years. It may be an option for you, they call it a "Pacsafe Anti-Theft Backpack/Bag Protector". They come in various sizes.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By BeachMoto
I use an Osprey Hydraulics reservoir inside an...

I use an Osprey Hydraulics reservoir inside an Aerostich fleece bag (to keep the water cold longer and protect the bladder) in my tank bag. The bite valve on these models has a little magnet and a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 85,813
Posted By BeachMoto
Done. I was in and out in less than an hour. The...

Done. I was in and out in less than an hour. The tech said he didn't notice any issues with my old one (61K on the bike).
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 85,813
Posted By BeachMoto
Had the call

Called my dealer to make an appointment for some work on my '09. Agreed on a date and time, he called me few minutes later to tell me that he has the parts for the flange recall so I should expect to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By BeachMoto
My fuel pump controller died in South Carolina...

My fuel pump controller died in South Carolina (South of the Border of all places) on the way to Florida back in 2012. I filled the bike up, it started, rode about 5 feet and it died. It would crank...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By BeachMoto
I like modular up helmets, can get drink at a gas...

I like modular up helmets, can get drink at a gas stop or on the side of the road without taking my helmet off.

I have had Nolan 104 (and the earlier model I think it was a 102), Shoei Neotec and...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By BeachMoto
Later model GOPros have a remote and a still...

Later model GOPros have a remote and a still mode. I am not a big video guy, most of my GoPro shots are stills. I have the camera mounted on my helmet and the remote is clipped to my tank bag.

...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,216
Posted By BeachMoto
Back in June of '13 I rode from Va. Beach to...

Back in June of '13 I rode from Va. Beach to Denver and then to Fairbanks on a set of Shinkos 705s, I had pre-ordered a pair of TKC 80s from Dan Armstrong (http://www.advcycleworks.com/) in...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,622
Posted By BeachMoto
Love mine

I am very happy with my '09 GS which I bought new in late '08. It has close to 60K miles, the only issues I have ever had were, fuel strip (replaced under warranty), fuel pump controller (replaced...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By BeachMoto
My dealer installed a little metal plate on the...

My dealer installed a little metal plate on the fork for the Virginia inspection sticker. You could make something like it in a few minutes.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By BeachMoto
I had a similar problem with my '09 GS a few...

I had a similar problem with my '09 GS a few years ago in Texas after riding in 95+ degree heat for a few hours. The clutch was fine when the weather was cool but when it got hot, it started to feel...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By BeachMoto
You can join the MOA for $40/yr and get their...

You can join the MOA for $40/yr and get their roadside service for an extra $26/yr. I have both but fortunately never needed them.

Here is the membership guide:
...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,988
Posted By BeachMoto
I had Dan at Adventure Cycleworks in Fairbanks...

I had Dan at Adventure Cycleworks in Fairbanks put on a set of Heidenau tires on my GS last June. He taked me in to installing some beads (nothing fancy, just regular BB pellets) and that was over...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By BeachMoto
MSR fuel bottles or Peg Packer from BestRest are...

MSR fuel bottles or Peg Packer from BestRest are popular. I have had a pair of 1 gallon Peg Packers for the past 20-30K miles. I like them.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,119
Posted By BeachMoto
Good price.:clap A few years ago these tool...

Good price.:clap

A few years ago these tool tubes were all the rage on ADV when someone found them at Tractor Supply. Excat same tube as you show but a couple of dollars more.

We didn't have a...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By BeachMoto
+1000 I have bought a couple of helmets from...

+1000

I have bought a couple of helmets from them and a number of parts. They have always been great to deal with. Very honest and helpful.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,252
Posted By BeachMoto
Pics or it didn't happen :rofl:rofl:rofl I...

Pics or it didn't happen :rofl:rofl:rofl

I have the same problem but haven't had the guts to try what you did. :D
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,663
Posted By BeachMoto
Crusty, glad you are doing better, man.Beat that...

Crusty, glad you are doing better, man.Beat that damn cancer like a rented mule.

I do have some bad new for you, they don't sell anything at the Pop Ups. They just have a showroom with a sample of...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By BeachMoto
There are some good suggestions here. I have been...

There are some good suggestions here. I have been all over the US and Canada and have never had a problem but then again my bike is never clean and has stickers all over it :D.

If I can't park my...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By BeachMoto
Same here. Family and I had a good laugh.

Same here. Family and I had a good laugh.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,252
Posted By BeachMoto
You can tint your own lenses, look at the bottom...

You can tint your own lenses, look at the bottom of the page linked below for Micro-Tints.

http://optochemicals.com/main-english.htm

My wife used to work in an optical lab, I played with some...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,616
Posted By BeachMoto
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/1...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/1/1e/DarienCTHistPlaqueTWO07302007.JPG/350px-DarienCTHistPlaqueTWO07302007.JPG

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By BeachMoto
Others have mentioned the custom options...

Others have mentioned the custom options (Aerostich and Motoport), they are both great choices but a little on the high side (but worth every penny).

Off he rack stuff, FirstGear, BMW (a little...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,884
Posted By BeachMoto
My letter showed up today. Now I get to wait for...

My letter showed up today. Now I get to wait for the part(s) and start sniffing the left side of the bike :D:D
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,409
Posted By BeachMoto
Some excellent suggestions here. I have been...

Some excellent suggestions here. I have been wearing Adidas Climacool socks for the past couple of years, they are thin and light and keep my feet cool and dry. You can pick them at any sporting...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,616
Posted By BeachMoto
Thanks for posting it. I am guessing this is...

Thanks for posting it.

I am guessing this is as close as they will get to me. I will have to take a day ride out there (I don't need anything but I will go anyway :D).
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By BeachMoto
A number of manufacturers make long pants (Revit,...

A number of manufacturers make long pants (Revit, Firstgear). Here is the US we have at least two custom manufacturers (Aerostich and Motoport), don't know if you are willing to take the risk of...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By BeachMoto
To each his own dude. I wouldn't spend the $$...

To each his own dude. I wouldn't spend the $$ that OP listed on ASC which I think was the question.

I if could get it for $300-400, then yes.


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Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,065
Posted By BeachMoto
I admit, I had to go look it up. Sounds like an...

I admit, I had to go look it up. Sounds like an interesting and may be even a useful feature but I wouldn't spend over $1K on it but that is just me.

I think a rider with a good feel for his bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,884
Posted By BeachMoto
According to this article the recall was supposed...

According to this article the recall was supposed to run from Feb through April.

I haven't seen anything in the mail for my '09 GS.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By BeachMoto
You may want to post these in the Flea Market....

You may want to post these in the Flea Market. Equipment is for discussions regarding equipment.
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By BeachMoto
+1 I have a gray regular Darien and hi-viz...

+1

I have a gray regular Darien and hi-viz light Darien jacket. The gray one hardly shows any dirt, the hi-viz one gets dirty VERY quickly.

Darien jackets are full cut so get your normal size,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,831
Posted By BeachMoto
I needed a dry bag last year on my Alaska trip...

I needed a dry bag last year on my Alaska trip and stopped at a store in Fairbanks and picked up a Seal Line Wide Mouth duffle. I couldn't be happier. Nice wide opening makes packing easy.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,854
Posted By BeachMoto
I ride all year, granted up until this year our...

I ride all year, granted up until this year our winters were limited to a week or two of 20 something degrees :D

I have found that with a heated liner (I use a jacket instead of a vest to keep my...
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