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Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
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, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,232
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, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,420
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, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 938
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, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
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, 05:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,689
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, 07:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,833
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, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,974
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, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 933
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, 07:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,689
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, 07:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
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, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 968
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,091
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, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,055
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,358
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
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, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
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, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,091
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, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
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, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
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, 07:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,294
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, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,569
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...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,910
Posted By BeachMoto
I have been using a pair of Sanuk Rovers for a...

I have been using a pair of Sanuk Rovers for a couple of years. They are very light (7 oz) and comfortable (and a little goofy). They also pack nicely.

They may not work well for hiking though.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,381
Posted By BeachMoto
Nice review, thanks for posting. Isn't that...

Nice review, thanks for posting.

Isn't that little rocket logo in the last picture a "Joe Rocket" logo? Are the two companies related?
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By BeachMoto
I will echo others. I hang my Armas in the closet...

I will echo others. I hang my Armas in the closet when it is over 75-80. The combination of two little chest vents and the inner cuffs which stop air from going up your sleeves limits the venting.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,556
Posted By BeachMoto
Look here: ...

Look here:

http://www.adorama.com/alc/0011757/article/The-Best-Portable-Storage-Right-Now


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Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By BeachMoto
I have been using the BestRest backrest (bolted...

I have been using the BestRest backrest (bolted to a Super Pillion Plat) for about 3 years. I am very happy with it.

http://mahannet.com/ak2013/06-22-2013/slides/DSCN0900.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By BeachMoto
Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Adventure/Blog/cAwZHo/How-To-Setting-Suspension-Sag
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,875
Posted By BeachMoto
Very, I am right up there with you (240 lb) and...

Very, I am right up there with you (240 lb) and have been using mine (the older model, rated at 300 lbs) for almost a year. The chair is fine, comfortable and stable but getting out of after a few...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,689
Posted By BeachMoto
Wait until this spring. Costco is switching some...

Wait until this spring. Costco is switching some of their lenses to what they call "digital" (supposed to be similar to other high end lenses).

I have a pair of computer glasses (mid range...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,689
Posted By BeachMoto
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Agreed. Their "flat" frames can accommodate more lenses, if you wear progressives;...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 16,689
Posted By BeachMoto
+1 My wife is in optical business and I have...

+1

My wife is in optical business and I have yet to see a pair of prescription lens with better optical quality than Oakley sun. I wear the no-line progressive lenses and even the top of the line...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By BeachMoto
I ride a GS (std height), bought it with a BMW...

I ride a GS (std height), bought it with a BMW low seat. I could only manage 200-300 miles before the pain started. Bought a Sargent low seat and it has been awesome. Couple of years ago got a good...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By BeachMoto
I know they are expensive (I have had a couple of...

I know they are expensive (I have had a couple of Schuberth helmets over the years) BUT well worth the investment. What is that old saying $10 Head, buy a $10 helmet...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,425
Posted By BeachMoto
A&S BMW lists the Streetguard 3 jacket for $999,...

A&S BMW lists the Streetguard 3 jacket for $999, Sierra BMW has them for $850. Pants are $660/$560, respectively at the two dealers.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,008
Posted By BeachMoto
Use a ZTechnik handlebar accessory mount with a...

Use a ZTechnik handlebar accessory mount with a Legal Speeding waterproof box.

http://www.legalspeeding.com/images/Radar_Box_pics/Slide3.JPG
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,012
Posted By BeachMoto
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+1000


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