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Forum: Americas 07-27-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,211
“If you fancy a real taste of the great outdoors...

“If you fancy a real taste of the great outdoors – away from the mini suburbia of campsites – try wild camping… The views are much better and it won’t cost you a penny: you genuinely feel part of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Incredible video, well done and thank you for...

Incredible video, well done and thank you for sharing. When is the best time to ride the Pamir Highway to avoid that snow?
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Documents Battery Charging 1L Platypus and...

Documents
Battery Charging
1L Platypus and Drinking hose
Small Micro-fibre Towel
Maps & Compass... and or GPS
Multi-purpose lock knife
Dummy wallet (expired credit/debit cards, old drivers...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
dehydrate your own food or with just a little bit...

dehydrate your own food or with just a little bit of imagination you can cook up some nice fresh things... for example consider pre-making some drymix for muffins, pancakes, bannock/breads... and...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
I use a Garmin Zumo 660 GPS with my iPhone4...

I use a Garmin Zumo 660 GPS with my iPhone4 paired with the new Cardo Q3 and my custom Soundears from UltimateEar. I plug the ear buds directly into the cardo. I can play music via the zumo or the...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,811
Wolfman ADV-Spec Crashbar Bags & Cross Bar Bag Modification

Wolfman ADV-Spec Crashbar Bags

Don't know if it's all that smart but I wanted some crashbar bags to go on my ADV-Spec crashbars for my BMW F800GS. I like the Wolfman luggage, had a few pieces of...
Forum: Asia 06-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Yep contact Russian Dean the Tyre man. ...

Yep contact Russian Dean the Tyre man.

dean@motorezina.ru or buy@motorezina.ru

http://www.motorezina.ru/
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,410
It is possible without a centre stand you just...

It is possible without a centre stand you just need to use someone else's kickstand... :lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,410
Kickstand.

Kickstand.
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Same here, always carry a paper map. Glad I did...

Same here, always carry a paper map. Glad I did this week, I was away on the GTR in Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the GPS went kaput... it would not locate satellites. I had to go...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
Fair enough... I've had the wheel out dozens of...

Fair enough... I've had the wheel out dozens of times and never removed the ABS sensor. Different strokes for different folks. Still a useful video though.

:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,044
I've been using this technique for as long as...

I've been using this technique for as long as I've had my GS and all thanks to this video. It's a good video but there's no need to remove the ABS sensor or loosen the chain tensioners.

Those...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,059
When I'm on my F800GS touring I have taken 4...

When I'm on my F800GS touring I have taken 4 Litres (2L in a Touratech can and 2 x 1L in MSR bottles - one bottle mainly mainly for cooking). They attach to the outside of my Zega Pro panniers.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,959
Down is a better insulator and I think it packs...

Down is a better insulator and I think it packs smaller than the synthetic version.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,959
Get her to lay in each then buy the down exped...

Get her to lay in each then buy the down exped mattress. Don't waste time on all the others this is the mattress that destroys all other mattress'.

http://adventurevagabond.com/tag/sleep-system/
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,229
I like the Wolfman Rainier, it's got a nice shape...

I like the Wolfman Rainier, it's got a nice shape for the faux tank and is a good size. It attaches using 4 strapped buckles, which you can leaveon the bike when you take the bag off. It has a nice...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
You could try old school waxing... take a block...

You could try old school waxing... take a block of bees wax, rub it all over your item then go over it with a hairdryer to melt the wax into the fabric.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
I'm sure we'd all love to see this technique... ...

I'm sure we'd all love to see this technique...

In addition to a good technique, getting a good footing is also key, especially on mud. Drag it to a dry(er) spot if you can. I've had to put my...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,352
Looks like Kili's rune stone from the hobbit! ...

Looks like Kili's rune stone from the hobbit!
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Wolfman gear is great. I have loads of their...

Wolfman gear is great. I have loads of their luggage. I've always thought the small was plenty big enough, especially with 2x 38L Zega Pro panniers and a Rainier tank bag (supplemented when needed...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
Little off topic but.... Some of you old...

Little off topic but....

Some of you old sea dogs might already know this trick. I use the waterproof expedition bag as a washing machine. Just half fill with hot water, detergent and dirty...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,212
The kit I take depends on where I'm going, what...

The kit I take depends on where I'm going, what I'm doing, for how long, who with and which bike I take (GS or GTR). This is what I would take on a long overland, wild camping, solo adventure to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,553
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 37,701
I use K&N (I clean it and reapply the filter oil...

I use K&N (I clean it and reapply the filter oil at the appropriate schedule) and don't use a grease but I can't see it would do any harm. If I had some I might use it but I wouldn't rush out and buy...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,923
Mine here...

Mine here (http://adventurevagabond.com/2013/08/08/agri-tool-tube-installation)
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
I considered the R12GSA but went for the F8 and I...

I considered the R12GSA but went for the F8 and I love it. I've been all over with it too... I would get yourself an Airhawk cushion, some Rox Risers, some wider Pivot Pegz and a taller wider Flip...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 281,699
There's only one battery I'll ever use and that's...

There's only one battery I'll ever use and that's a motobatt quadflex. It has good cranking power, stays charged without use for ages and has 4x terminals. I have one on my BMW F800GS and love it....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-16-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
I have the spot 2 and I'm pretty happy with it....

I have the spot 2 and I'm pretty happy with it. Here (http://www.findmespot.com/en/index.php?cid=100)'s the specs for the spot 3:

http://www.findmespot.com/en/index.php?cid=100

It's basically...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Exactly, lane split or risk being rear ended. The...

Exactly, lane split or risk being rear ended. The bars on the F800GS are quite wide, with my 2x38L balanced Zega Pro's it's no wider than the bars. I have an even narrower rear end when I'm using the...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
I like the DID ZVMX with gold links. It's...

I like the DID ZVMX with gold links. It's recommended to change the chain and sprockets together but it's not absolute. Don't get the OE chain, it's shite.

I've had the Renthal front sprocket,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
There's a couple of types of hand guard plastics...

There's a couple of types of hand guard plastics you can get for the Barkbusters too... I like the Storm guards as they give you much better protection from wind and rain.

Standard plastics are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Barkbusters for me and I lane split all the time....

Barkbusters for me and I lane split all the time. The bars are usually higher than most car mirrors it's the vans you have to watch out for.
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
My chain kit when I'm going on an adventure: ...

My chain kit when I'm going on an adventure:

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii552/AdventureVagabond/Tools%20Spares%20Repairs%20and%20Punctures/IMG_0967.jpg

It's a Terra-X chain breaker and...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,925
Cheers Woody, I'll check that post out. SOme nice...

Cheers Woody, I'll check that post out. SOme nice looking wheels there.

Have you shipped any wheels out to the UK before?
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,925
Just been checking out Woody's Canyon Carver...

Just been checking out Woody's Canyon Carver options for my F800GS and it seems Woody recommends down sizing from the 21" front to the 19" front.

Has anyone done this? What are the pro's and...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
I have the MSR Hubba Hubba and it's a brilliant...

I have the MSR Hubba Hubba and it's a brilliant tent but if your knees are shot i.e. you can't crawl around you'll find getting in and out will be difficult so you might want to consider other...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Yes, but why do you prefer it is the question? ...

Yes, but why do you prefer it is the question?


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Hardly low cost... cheaper than a full on cruise control I suppose. I couldn't give a crap about where it's made. It's arbitrary to me,...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 922,390
Dare I say it... I think some of you may be...

Dare I say it...

I think some of you may be carrying way too many tools. There's lots of duplicates and I'm sure some of you are carrying items that won't fit anything on your bike.

Are you...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
If you're not riding very fast why not consider a...

If you're not riding very fast why not consider a good mil spec poncho... (not the cheap tat on fleabay). It doubles as a shelter and or ground sheet.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
I just take a small cut down container of talcum...

I just take a small cut down container of talcum powder... it's good for your feet too if you get a bit of trench foot from riding in the wet for too long.

Use good heavy duty tubes, and you're...
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