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Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nnordsman
I have a Motoport mesh jacket. I also owned a JR...

I have a Motoport mesh jacket. I also owned a JR Phoenix 5 mesh jacket for 6 or years. The mesh holes in the JR are bigger and flow a lot of air. The Motoport as mentioned, has a lot of armor that...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,211
Posted By Nnordsman
You can't see behind you, so why worry about it? ...

You can't see behind you, so why worry about it? If you wanted to look cool you would be wearing chaps and a leather vest not a Roadcrafter. Those of us wearing a Roadcrafter look ridiculous to...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Nnordsman
I am interested in the same thing.

I am interested in the same thing.
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,025
Posted By Nnordsman
Sawtooth.

The couple of you using the Marmot Sawtooth. Any complaints? That looks like a bargain.

Currently I am using an Exped Synmat 7 and a 20degree hooded Wiggy's bag. I have gotten cold in the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By Nnordsman
Will either HDB guard allow you to have the...

Will either HDB guard allow you to have the rolled back toward you?
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,520
Posted By Nnordsman
I use an Ortlieb RackPack XL. The same ones...

I use an Ortlieb RackPack XL. The same ones Aerostich sells, but I have found the best price at Bike Bag Shop. They cater to pedal bikes. http://www.bikebagshop.com/ortlieb-rack-packs-c-35.html...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,093
Posted By Nnordsman
I can honestly that I have reduced my load every...

I can honestly that I have reduced my load every trip. After reading these posts I have a looong way to go.

Dirty_Sanchez who told you about KLR coffee? That was supposed to be just for true...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By Nnordsman
My yearly riding range is about 10-115F. I try to...

My yearly riding range is about 10-115F. I try to avoid snow which is relatively easy here. For reference I don't add any insulation other than a windbreak until its below 60. From 30-60 I add a...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,494
Posted By Nnordsman
Just because something has a liner does not mean...

Just because something has a liner does not mean you need to use it. I have never used the liner for any pair of pants that I own or have had previously including the 3 months per year its actually...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,806
Posted By Nnordsman
I can't answer for chains on a motorcycle. ...

I can't answer for chains on a motorcycle. Having used chains on lots of other vehicles they are just to get you through the rough spot or over the hill. You don't want them on without snow or ice...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8,815
Views: 1,781,466
Posted By Nnordsman
With my 10" Jesse's they are 35.5 across the back...

With my 10" Jesse's they are 35.5 across the back mounted as close as the rack will get them. I had to lose the pillion grab handles, exhaust cover, and do minor surgery to the underside of the...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Nnordsman
I have tried raising the seat and lowering the...

I have tried raising the seat and lowering the pegs. They both work in about the same proportion. You just have to make a call as to how high up you comfortable with. The peg lowering brackets...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By Nnordsman
I like ProTaper ATV-Hi on mine. I have a set of...

I like ProTaper ATV-Hi on mine. I have a set of stock bars sitting in the garage I will sell cheap.
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 196,175
Posted By Nnordsman
St

David-

Thank you for posting about the ST. That helps a bunch.

Denis
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 196,175
Posted By Nnordsman
No, not yet. I am hoping verify fit before...

No, not yet. I am hoping verify fit before dropping the cash.
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 196,175
Posted By Nnordsman
Super Tenere

Can you think of anyway to make these work on a Super Tenere other than omitting the back covers?
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8,815
Views: 1,781,466
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks Dallara.

Thanks Dallara.
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,815
Views: 1,781,466
Posted By Nnordsman
What are you using for tank protectors where your...

What are you using for tank protectors where your knees touch?
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Nnordsman
The Motoport mesh is tough to beat for the...

The Motoport mesh is tough to beat for the protection and airflow, but they are $$$. Also, unless you are lucky and your size is in stock you will have to wait several weeks/months. My take is...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,988
Posted By Nnordsman
The best price I have found 12,300 plus tax, the...

The best price I have found 12,300 plus tax, the worse price is 14,500 plus tax. Both prices are for identical grey 2013 bikes.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Nnordsman
Looking for NOS 2012 DL1000

Anyone know of a dealer with a new 2012 DL1000 still in stock? I'd be willing to travel for the right deal.

Thanks,
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By Nnordsman
I am kinda in the same boat, minus the wife wants...

I am kinda in the same boat, minus the wife wants my bike part. I also commute year round and for once the wife is onboard with a new bike. I see as possible, F800GS, R1200GS, Super Tenere and...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,357
Posted By Nnordsman
I live in the high plains/desert of eastern NM....

I live in the high plains/desert of eastern NM. The wind is just a fact of life, particularly in the spring. I have found a few things that help 1) don't run a top box 2) add a fork brace 3) drive...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Nnordsman
I prefer winter gloves to be a little more loose...

I prefer winter gloves to be a little more loose than summer gloves.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,469
Posted By Nnordsman
Mituk pretty much lays it out. I do have...

Mituk pretty much lays it out. I do have panniers that I move from bike to bike. I have Happy Trail SU rack's on both my KLR and my DL1000. They are not universal. You will need a different rack...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
The mileage is in the crapper. It is down close...

The mileage is in the crapper. It is down close to 25%.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,414,807
Posted By Nnordsman
I checked bike bandit regarding the wiring...

I checked bike bandit regarding the wiring harness. The early and late years of the A-model have a different part number, but the parts fiche diagram appears to identical. I think I will take my...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
I know the PC does not reprogram the ECU. ...

I know the PC does not reprogram the ECU. However, it does work out from the settings on the ECU. The PC makes changes to the baseline that is the ECU while it is attached. If the baseline is off...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,414,807
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks. That helps. I did not think to do a...

Thanks. That helps. I did not think to do a part search on Bikebandit. That is a good idea.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
I called the Dynajet this afternoon. For anyone...

I called the Dynajet this afternoon. For anyone that does not know the device works by making temporarymodifications to the existing map settings in the ECU. It does not substitute for the existing...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,414,807
Posted By Nnordsman
Wiring Harness

Did the wire harness evolve at all with the early A-models? I am trying to resurrect an 88 that sat in a NM yard for at least a decade. The wiring insulation is brittle in places and I am thinking...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Nnordsman
I did that research a couple of years ago and...

I did that research a couple of years ago and came up mostly dry. There is one guy out there that I know of that has done it. I think the write-up is n VSRI. If it were me, I would look at what...
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,530
Posted By Nnordsman
Of the two bikes on your short list, I would go...

Of the two bikes on your short list, I would go S10. I don't know if BMW has fixed all of the f800 problems, but the early ones had lots. Unless you have issues with the other guy's farkles you...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks for all of the feedback.

Thanks for all of the feedback.
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
Here is the question will a PowerCommander work...

Here is the question will a PowerCommander work properly if the bike has had the stock map altered? Does it start from map A and adjust it to map B, or is A irrelevant in getting to B?
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
I work on the bike myself for most things and I...

I work on the bike myself for most things and I have done a TB adjust in the past. This is my second DL1000 and I have about 90K DL1000 miles and maintenance behind me. I don't think it is a TB...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By Nnordsman
There are trade-offs. Side loaders with...

There are trade-offs.

Side loaders with a liner work great travelling or commuting. Without the liner they are a PIA. Travelling I use side opening liners, commuting cheap top opening nylon...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,455
Posted By Nnordsman
The heated liner seldom gets used unless I am...

The heated liner seldom gets used unless I am touring at less than 40F. The same with wearing long underwear under my jeans.

Usually I simply insulate. I have found the heated liner is worth an...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By Nnordsman
DL1000 Exhaust

I just changed back to stock exhaust from the Two Brothers set-up that was on the bike. My understanding is that the PO had the ECU mapped for the cans. Now that I have the stock pipes the thing...
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