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Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 140,526
Posted By Repko
I ran these on my KLR

These are the best tire I've found for the Money. I hear Obama imposed a sales-import tax on all imported Chines tires.(to make it fair for the high price boys to compete)

So the low price is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By Repko
New 2009 GSA this week, I had the rest.

If anyone has questions about 3 of the most popular bikes made. Ask away.
I rode & toured many thousands of miles, on my V-Strom 650, KLR 650 with DRZ forks, & just sold my KTM 950 Adventure.

All...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Marathon

Oh the joy of that ups truck dropping a pkg of Motoport gear!:D
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Marathon

I visited the Motoport factory 2 weeks ago. Noticed many of the new jackets are being ordered with the new day-glow yellow color reflectors.

This was an idea we came up with for day time safety....
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
black & hot?

The Kevlar material does not transfer heat!:D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,094
Posted By Repko
Over heating

I'll bet the exhaust header does make a big difference when stuck in traffic & other low speed situations. The temp is over 1000F (combustion chamber) right @ the header & radiates to both the oil...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,064
Posted By Repko
Catalyst removal 950 Adventure

I removed the catalyst & learned the hard way what works.

DON'T chisel around the edge because then the cat falls down inside & takes 2 more hours to beat the hell out of it-into peaces, then out....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Repko
tubliss

I bought & run the "Tubliss" tubeless syslem on my 525-rear & works as designed. Id sure like to do this to my 950 but heard the back rim is too wide.

Getting rid of the tubes is amazing in my...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By Repko
paint plastic

Krylon makes a plastic paint that works well
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-16-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,277
Posted By Repko
bag

KTM bag is a gem. Anything from Wolfman is a winner too:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Thumb Marathon visability

Those pictures show how well the contrast stands out on the Marathon! The bright day-glow on black "pops" in bright sunlight. That was the idea.:deal
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Marathon armor

bsq, the length is the same as my Comfort shell in the front, the C/S tapers to slightly longer in the back.

I like the Dow-Quad back armor upgrade in all jackets & would NOT worry about using the...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,352
Posted By Repko
abrasion resistant gear!

I'm wearing Motoport stretch Kevlar. I've yet to see anything as good for comfort & safety.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,349
Posted By Repko
Cayenne Pro

I had the Cayenne Pro jkt & pants. (sold & upgraded to Motoport Kevlar)

The revi't gear is super nice but, just like 500d cordura @ best. BMW uses tougher material in the Santiago & Trail Guard.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,445
Posted By Repko
jap vs German

Back to comparing to Mercedes. Our overall quality went way up in 2006. Warranty dropped 60% in general! That's a load!

You would think BMW building bikes could do the same in the one or two areas...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,105
Posted By Repko
tubliss

This has got to finally be the answer. If I buy a F800GS, or a 990 ADV I'm not about to stand for tubes any longer.

Please someone tell us this is the answer. May get the GS just for the...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
short jacket

That was one of the main features of this style-Marathon. The front length is perfect for seated position. The back tapers to 3" longer & just touches the seat in back
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,140
Posted By Repko
hip armor

lyris, I got the standard hip-armor in my new stretch Kevlar jeans. I like the blue Tri-armor!!! & thought the hips were done very well, as I didn't want them to look wider. (girl hips)

I like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 19,445
Posted By Repko
Jap vs GS (German)

I feel uniquely qualified to comment on the German bike appeal because...I'm employed by a German co. Mercedes Benz since 1985. 10 years as a tech & the rest a Service Writer.

My customers tell...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,140
Posted By Repko
jacket?

Did you look @ the Motoport Marathon? it's much trimmer than the ultra. Kind of an Enduro style of the Riva.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
sell off

I"m selling most of my "Fashion gear" After wearing Kevlar material-gear, other feels like it's delicate-fragile in comparison. The BMW clothing is actually very good quality. Used to be my fave....
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Thumb new jacket

Hey jeff1

I want to hear how you like the Repko I mean the Marathon!? The material is a known mega comfort deal. The stretchy Kevlar has always bean the most comfortable available. Now it has max...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 33,067
Posted By Repko
on sale

I have a perfectly new, Blue size #52 Euro BMW Comfort-shell. $525 shipped if your interested.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
web site yet spam16

It took a few days for Wayne to get feed-back on this jacket. Mostly positive reviews, so he is selling the Marathon & listed on the web site now.

I'll bet it's going to be the new best seller....
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,140
Posted By Repko
ha?

that guy is so ugly...:huh

The Marathon Jacket is cool in the heat so far this summer. The 10" arm vents cool better than expected. Don't need the back vent open like I thought, actually haven't...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
???

What's up spam16? lost?:huh
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,282
Posted By Repko
RP2 a ripoff!? no, just out of your leag maybe.

Like I said earlier, I used rainypass in Seattle to reinforce my RP2. That's the co that BMW uses for most repairs I believe. The work is very high quality & they can do most any modification needed...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 111,043
Posted By Repko
jacket

Jimwilliams, the 10" arm zipper vents are super cool. I'm in 90f temps this week & have not opened the back vent. The arm vents work very well!

Also Wayne said he upgrades any Ultra ll to the...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 906,691
Posted By Repko
Thumb Best all-around jacket, stretch Kevlar-Motoport!

http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l25/dogz4ever/MarathonJacket2034.jpg (http://s92.photobucket.com/albums/l25/dogz4ever/?action=view&current=MarathonJacket2034.jpg)
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
waterproof?

Wayne sells a Gore-tex liner for this jacket. I wear an old BMW liner if needed. It does not soak through for me in rain for some reason. I believe after several washes the material is more permeable...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,140
Posted By Repko
Change the Ultra ll?

Wayne said today he can alter any Ultra ll to the Kevlar-Marathon style. Call him with questions.

I did not get the zippers to attach pants.
I use an old BMW liner with this, in the rare...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,140
Posted By Repko
New style jacket, The Kevlar Marathon

This is the new jacket I was talking about. Much trimmer-sportier. Kind of a Ultra ll light. Short sport jacket look in front. 5/8 kind of Enduro look in the back.
Ask Wayne about it. Will be on...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Nothing new under the sun.

Wayne & I had disused a new style jacket for some time. I brought 4 jackets with me & discussed details from each. BMW RP2, BMW Comfort shell, Dainese Fluxes & a Shift dirt jacket. I had printed...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,762
Posted By Repko
Kill jacket

Are you kidding? It's made of like 300d nylon @ best! Good for about 10 lbs of tear strength. Just barely tougher than cotton.

I had one years ago when I bought gear for looks. Now I consider the...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Marathon on Motoport site?

Wayne said today,he is adding this to the web site.

The Mesh is Kevlar on the back of the arms. (over kill & not needed) The standard stretch Kevlar is very tough!

The material beads off water...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 111,043
Posted By Repko
Water Proof???

When I poor water on the jacket, it beads & runs off like teflon! I have a liner from a BMW jacket, but only use if colder than say 50f.

Thanks Jim, the venting works better than the last M/P...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
Motoport Jacket

The collar is made any size, it's very soft material & folds down with helmet.

Yes it's water resistant, it beads off like it's Teflon coated. I believe the Fabric guard 303 Motoport sells will...
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 111,043
Posted By Repko
Motoport jacket

Thanks Makin for the first comment on the new jacket! I sure appreciate it. My feelings exactly! Stylish & functional but...not fashion wear like so many!

Thank you
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,282
Posted By Repko
Rp2

Your going to excite & upset many RP2 lovers with comments like this.

I have to agree it's a gimmick laden 500 Cordura @ best one-crash-jacket. yes I have one. I had the arms reinforced by...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,734
Posted By Repko
New Jacket from Motoport! The Marathon.

This is a new style similar to the best selling Ultra ll. The changes are as follows.

Shorter sportier look with same pocket volume as the Ultra ll 3/4.
Upper right pocket for Maps, glasses,...
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