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Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 227,128
Posted By Badger278
It's not the exchange rate, it's the Canadian...

It's not the exchange rate, it's the Canadian tariffs and GST. The exchange price before those add-ons is about equal.

If a US retailer was to send you a jacket from the US (they are not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,439
Posted By Badger278
You might want to read my report on riding a GSA...

You might want to read my report on riding a GSA with a Sargent low and lowered shocks. :) We short inseam guys have to stick together.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606450
...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 227,128
Posted By Badger278
Just to clarify. We have a fixed exchange rate...

Just to clarify. We have a fixed exchange rate against the Canadian dollar which is a five cent on the dollar difference. The additional costs which you see in our MSRP in Canada is the import...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,795
Posted By Badger278
We thought we'd have some fun with the latest...

We thought we'd have some fun with the latest REVzine. It's totally over the top, we know...We are a Dutch company...late nights at the coffeeshop...er office. :D

Don't worry...I'm sure the next...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 63,332
Posted By Badger278
Hey guys, To answer the Cordura question.......

Hey guys,

To answer the Cordura question.... We have a great mill which works as a development partner fabrics which are woven nylon (as Cordura is). The advantage of this is that we can produce...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Badger278
30" inseam and a GSA with 2" lowered Ohlins. ...

30" inseam and a GSA with 2" lowered Ohlins. Read my report.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=606450
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,229,445
Posted By Badger278
So strange, mine has black tank panels. :gyro

So strange, mine has black tank panels. :gyro
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,379
Posted By Badger278
Gore windstopper is also a breathable membrane. ...

Gore windstopper is also a breathable membrane. It's not seam sealed though. So...although it is waterproof, it may leak at the seams. And it suffers from the same reverse osmosis as any...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
This is something we are discussing currently. ...

This is something we are discussing currently. We have done something similar with the new Gore Jackets. They have a LIFETIME guarantee against leaking.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
We have tried the coarse Superfabric and found...

We have tried the coarse Superfabric and found that it didn't slide as well as the smooth version. Sliding is an essential part of limiting injury. Of course, a tight fitting shape is equally...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
Chris, No one asks you to "take one for the...

Chris,

No one asks you to "take one for the team" when we do have a warranty issue (as all companies do) we do everything in our power to repair or replace. Sometimes even outside of the bounds...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
The Superfabric is actually sonic welded to the...

The Superfabric is actually sonic welded to the cordura. This is a process where the adhesive is heated and bonded using sound waves. It is very secure.

It can't be sewn as it is so tough it...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,379
Posted By Badger278
It's really simple. Goretex (and every other...

It's really simple. Goretex (and every other breathable coating) requires that it's warmer on the inside then the outside in order to transport water vapor out (sweat) and keep rain out.

No...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
Not just someone at REV'IT! I'm a GS riding,...

Not just someone at REV'IT! I'm a GS riding, Husky mudding, card carrying ADVrider. Oh, and the boss. ;)

The truth is, we love you guys. You're the ones who allow us to have such a bitchin...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
It might be the case that the first pair of Dakar...

It might be the case that the first pair of Dakar were a later production date with overlock stitching, and the replacement pair was older stock.

In any case, we hope that you would consider the...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
It looks like we might have to evaluate...

It looks like we might have to evaluate recommending Nikwax then. I'll look into it straight away.

A cleaning product which removes glue? Every tent, ourdoor shell or motorcycle jacket uses...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By Badger278
Nothing works better than a good pair of chamois...

Nothing works better than a good pair of chamois cycling shorts under your riding gear (no other underwear). They create some "lubrication" and air space taking pressure of the sciatic nerve.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,455
Posted By Badger278
Hey there inmates, There are a few things...

Hey there inmates,

There are a few things that can lead to fabric unraveling. As you know, all cordura is a woven fabric which can be protected from unraveling in several ways.

We always...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,379
Posted By Badger278
Currently, all waterproof (membrane) gloves are...

Currently, all waterproof (membrane) gloves are constructed using an outershell and then a separate innerlinning which consists of the membrane and insulation, covered in a moisture managing lining. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,804
Posted By Badger278
TT mounts, D1000 and a l shaped ram bracket for...

TT mounts, D1000 and a l shaped ram bracket for the XM...

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_JFs2GpeXmSE/TJybluGyQ-I/AAAAAAAABhY/zSnZEygMbUc/s640/IMG_1379.JPG...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23,423
Views: 1,589,678
Posted By Badger278
I guess they figure that the R80G/S was a 1980...

I guess they figure that the R80G/S was a 1980 model, so yes, 30 years of the GS.

Don't worry, in 2014 you can get a 30 year KLR...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23,423
Views: 1,589,678
Posted By Badger278
Funny, I had lunch there today. It's around the...

Funny, I had lunch there today. It's around the corner from my office.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,682
Posted By Badger278
Yeah I have the original ESA shocks and stands....

Yeah I have the original ESA shocks and stands. Although I can ride the bike with stock suspension, getting it off the side stand is tough, and riding with a passenger, impossible. For me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,253
Posted By Badger278
It's not a matter of suspension travel. there is...

It's not a matter of suspension travel. there is a ratio between the shock length and actual ride height due to the mounting location, pivot points etc. My shock isn't 2 inches lower, my bike is....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,253
Posted By Badger278
I'm barely 5'9 with a 30 inch inseam and I have a...

I'm barely 5'9 with a 30 inch inseam and I have a GS Adventure lowered 2 inches. It's now about the same height as a standard GS and is fine for 2 up riding with the Sargent low seat. I can balance...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,737
Posted By Badger278
Well, I've ridden about every bike on the...

Well, I've ridden about every bike on the planet, and I think that there isn't a better 2up long distance adventure bike than a GS.

It has grunt, is comfortable, handles well, and is pretty much...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Badger278
I added Hyperlights with a fuzeblocks in about 2...

I added Hyperlights with a fuzeblocks in about 2 hours. Easy and great visibility.

I'm also a real believer in good reflection. I styled mine in the Dutch police colors just for an unusual...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,056
Posted By Badger278
Zumo 550, N-Com XM Wirevo Setup

Hey guys,

I upgraded from the Zumo 450 to the 550 to take advantage of wireless bluetooth integration with my Nolan N-Com helmet, only to find out that the Zumo wouldn't transmit XM via...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23,423
Views: 1,589,678
Posted By Badger278
And the next question: If a motorcycle and a car...

And the next question: If a motorcycle and a car can occupy a metered space as long as the meter is paid, then can multiple bikes occupy a munimeter space without each bike paying a separate fee? ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23,423
Views: 1,589,678
Posted By Badger278
Here is my idea. With the single car spaces, If...

Here is my idea. With the single car spaces, If one bike was to "occupy" the center of the space (parked perpendicular to traffic) then other bikes could fill the remaining space, and a rotation...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23,423
Views: 1,589,678
Posted By Badger278
New style bicycle friendly lanes and MC parking

Hey Inmates. They are finally putting in the new divided bicycle lanes and parking on 1st and 2nd ave around Murray Hill.

I really like the new system because most of the "car" parking is...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,682
Posted By Badger278
Nope, no issues whatsoever. The ESA button is...

Nope, no issues whatsoever. The ESA button is still there, and you can click through the modes...but of course, they don't do anything.

As for why I went this way rather than buying a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,065
Posted By Badger278
Yeah, being in New York City, hard cases act as...

Yeah, being in New York City, hard cases act as a barrier when street parking, and they are anti-theft as well. I wonder if I can change the plastic locks for the TT ones? I'd also consider...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,065
Posted By Badger278
Convince me that the Adventure cases don't suck

So here are the likes and dislikes.

Doesn't suck:
1. Top loading from front or back
2. Great innovative mounting system
3. General size is good
4. Tops are removable
5. Touratech quality?...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 295,820
Posted By Badger278
Gino is nuts for selling it...How much? :) He...

Gino is nuts for selling it...How much? :) He needs one of these...(but he can't have mine!)

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_JFs2GpeXmSE/TFhELhW826I/AAAAAAAABcE/W89__MvJs04/s640/IMG_1242.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,444
Posted By Badger278
Sure, as long as you buy the beer. :freaky

Sure, as long as you buy the beer. :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,444
Posted By Badger278
Here I was feeling all special, and you had to...

Here I was feeling all special, and you had to ruin it for me Dave...

I guess I'll scratch the tattoo idea then... ;)
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,646
Posted By Badger278
#0th Edition Registry

I thought it might be a fun idea to start a thread with the last four VIN numbers and location of the 30th Year bikes. Then we can see who and where and how many are actually out there!
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 21,444
Posted By Badger278
2010 R1200GSA 30th Edition Registry

I thought it might be a fun idea to start a thread with the last four VIN numbers and location of the 30th Year bikes. Then we can see who and where and how many are actually out there!

Mine is:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,682
Posted By Badger278
Well, figure 21k for the bike. $1500 for the...

Well, figure 21k for the bike. $1500 for the panniers and topcase and another $1400 for the custom ohlins. The stands are about 300 for both.
Figure 26k out the door depending on how much tax your...
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