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Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By Uhuru
Outstanding customer service from Sargent

I want to pass along an outstanding customer service experience with Sargent. I recently bought a 2002 R1150GS from a BMW dealer. The salesman told me the guy who traded in the bike had a few items...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 174,658
Posted By Uhuru
I'm in

I'm in. Just ordered.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,457
Posted By Uhuru
Glove liners are an option

My Held Warm n Dry gloves are my top pick, but I've only had a few others and no Rukka's. If it gets lower than 38 and I needed to ride I might add a silk or poly or super-thin Smartwool glove...
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 242,036
Posted By Uhuru
just paid

I saw one of these in action this morning and had to have it. just bought my 1150GS one for Christmas!
Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By Uhuru
Trax powdercoated aluminum panniers

I'm looking at Trax powdercoated aluminum panniers. Nice that the insides are powdercoated too, so no aluminum crud gets on your stuff. Anyone have any experience with these? Are they well made? ...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,365
Posted By Uhuru
Delrin bushings

I'd like to get a set of the delrin bushings for my 690 Enduro. I wanted to send you a pm but couldn't. Pls send me a PM and tell me the current price and where to send the $$.
Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 113,469
Posted By Uhuru
Great idea, Jenna

Asking Rocky's to "shave it" a bit is a great idea, Jenna. I'll talk to them after the bike arrives and I figure out what tweaks the seat needs to suit my derriere.
I LOVE that red ST for sale in...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 113,469
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks, Mark1305

Thanks, Mark1305. I love it in white also. Classic adventure color. On the seat issue, good eye. The seat is a Rocky's touring flat adventure seat. Rocky's is reportedly in Clovis, CA (I'm told...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 113,469
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks, Suruppak!

Thanks, Suruppak! I'm excited to get my new baby--I just learned the stork is in Denver now! Wouldn't you know, en route to Boulder from northern CA she had to ride to Bloomingdale, IL first.
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 113,469
Posted By Uhuru
Just purchased

This is my new '83 R80ST, just purchased. she's on a truck right now, headed to her new home in Colorado. Please add me to the list. She reportedly has about 50,000 mi. (new speedo), with dual...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,268
Posted By Uhuru
Just bought this baby

I just bought this baby, a sweeeet '83 R80ST. Should be perfect for Colorado twisties. She's on a truck headed to her new Colorado home right now.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By Uhuru
GREAT info!

Thanks a million, guys, especially ADV Grifter, for all the thoughtful points and help!
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks

Thanks for the insights on carbs. This is really helpful.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 101,403
Views: 19,691,365
Posted By Uhuru
carb at altitude

I live in Colorado and love to ride in the mountains. It's not uncommon for a ride to have many 180 degree, 10 mph hairpin turns and steep climbs up to 10,000 or 10,500 passes. one of my favorite...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,659
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks, Mike

Thanks for the special offer for us, Mike. I just ordered one!
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By Uhuru
Woody's Wheels

Woody's Wheels, by a lot. Not only are their products, service and knowledge of wheels fabulous, just check out the hundreds of questions Woody has answered on ADV--helping, coaching, and steering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Uhuru
Bike for first time rider

Don't you pick the bike. He needs to pick the bike. We love our bikes for their look, handling, and so much more that is all personal preference of the rider. IMO, first time riders ought to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,089
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks, I think. Namaste to you, from Boulder!

Thanks, I think. Namaste to you, from Boulder!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,089
Posted By Uhuru
68 is Great

Bought my first motorcycle just two years ago--at 66. Now I can't figure out how I got by without riding all those years.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 416,264
Posted By Uhuru
+1. And keep checking who's coming up in the...

+1. And keep checking who's coming up in the lanes beside/behind you, even though you're sure no one is there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,157
Posted By Uhuru
I did the 60 miles from Boulder to Ft. Collins,...

I did the 60 miles from Boulder to Ft. Collins, starting at 20 degrees F to drop off my Dakar for some work in January. Maybe mid-20's when I arrived an hour later. Wouldn't have done that if there...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
LED turn signals and brake lights

Thanks for posting this photo of your LED lights, Throttlemeister. I really like the way your photo shows the edge to edge illumination of these turn signals--highly visible, like mine from the same...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,121
Views: 550,982
Posted By Uhuru
Great Service

Second that! Zack is a great guy. He gave me good advice in going to the Supersized, Superlaced Excel rims Woody's did on my Dakar a month ago. After listening carefully to what I wanted to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,981
Posted By Uhuru
Never saw anything like this

About 30 years ago I was rolling southbound on I-25 between Castle Rock and Colorado Springs. Ahead of me was a bus of Air Force Academy cadets (the Academy is 10 mi north of C. Springs). Out of...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By Uhuru
OK. Thanks.

OK. Thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 103,290
Posted By Uhuru
I rode for the first time just two years ago, at...

I rode for the first time just two years ago, at age 66. I'll be 69 in a few months and can't get enough of riding. Began on a 620 Ducati Monster that I still have and enjoy often, and added a...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,032
Posted By Uhuru
M22's

David, you don't show it on your website, but do you stock the yellow, or is your $150 price only for in stock black?
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,362
Posted By Uhuru
Big head turn critical

tbirdsp's photo shows a big key to learning how to develop this judgment--check out the huge head turn. Virtually every good riding course teaches you to make a big head turn like this as you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
Review of GKL Moto LED turn signals

I just got GKL Moto LED turn signals for my 2005 Dakar. They're now installed front and back, so here's the review I promised.
I like them a lot. They give far better illumination, IMO, brighter...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
LED turn signals

Thanks, Sonoran Rider. I checked them out online, liked what I saw and bought two pair. They're en route now. I'll do a report after I install and test them.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks for the tip, Sonoran Rider. I'll run this...

Thanks for the tip, Sonoran Rider. I'll run this down.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
Wow, talk abut visibility! Thanks. Any issues...

Wow, talk abut visibility! Thanks. Any issues with flashing mode or current draw?
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15,970
Views: 1,898,715
Posted By Uhuru
I have an excellent AdventureTech LED taillight...

I have an excellent AdventureTech LED taillight for my '05 Dakar and love it. They don't make LED turn signals. Is someone making these? Who? Are there pros and cons on mounting, current draw,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 115,134
Posted By Uhuru
Thanks

Big John, I'd just like to say THANKS for all you are doing for our benefit. This is a huge job with many dozens of details, and no doubt everyone appreciates you undertaking it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 197,634
Posted By Uhuru
I'm in, and paid

I sent my payment by Paypal yesterday. I'm in.
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 904,626
Posted By Uhuru
+1. I'd just substitute the triple collector's...

+1. I'd just substitute the triple collector's set of Long Way Round, Race to Dakar and Long Way Down. These get me through 5 long months of winter. I feel like the guy in the Progressive Insurance...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 115,134
Posted By Uhuru
I'm in

I just sent you my registration fee plus three nights in a tent by Paypal. See you there!
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,156
Posted By Uhuru
No removeable shell on the SG3. It's a Schoeller...

No removeable shell on the SG3. It's a Schoeller fabric with Kevlar--waterproof, windproof, highly breathable and with this sun reflecting quality that reflects like 80% of the sun's rays, the label...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,156
Posted By Uhuru
I bought the Street Guard 3 Jacket and pants last...

I bought the Street Guard 3 Jacket and pants last spring and now ride with them all the time, winter and summer. I've ridden in 20 degrees and been reasonably warm (except my thumbs), and in 90+...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 239,423
Posted By Uhuru
Gore-Tex Sidi Adventures

I love my new Gore-Tex Sidi Adventures. REALLY comfortable right out of the box. They don't need breaking in.
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