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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Don Coyote
I'm interested in these organic ones. Where do i...

I'm interested in these organic ones. Where do i get seeds, and do i need them FDA certified before i can fnord them?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15,594
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Posted By Don Coyote
If you are doing the seals and have the forks off...

If you are doing the seals and have the forks off already, i'd put on rubber accordion-style gaiters. Mine were less than $20, they give full coverage, and seem to me cleaner than having something...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Your suspicions are correct. I initially bought...

Your suspicions are correct. I initially bought the older box for my 06 thinking i simply wouldn't need the adapter plate, but the two are completely different mounting systems. I think the upper box...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Don Coyote
Whether a pure marketing gimmick or for safety,...

Whether a pure marketing gimmick or for safety, the same principle applies as helmets. Why the inconsistency, more variation among materials?

Another concern to me is how much can be told by...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Don Coyote
The recommendation to replace helmets for safety...

The recommendation to replace helmets for safety 7 years after production or 5 years of use came from Snell, not a manufacturing company. Did they fabricate those numbers without evidence?
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15,594
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Posted By Don Coyote
What do you plan for the seat? The Dakar comes...

What do you plan for the seat? The Dakar comes with the tallest OEM seat offered for the GSs. Looking custom?

I'm 6'5" with a 35" inseam. Aquatic's Ratel footpeg brackets have me sitting perfect...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By Don Coyote
Armor expiration?

It's pretty common knowledge that helmet material decays with time and most manufacturers will not vouch for it's protective capacity after 5 or so years. What about suit armor? It would seem to me...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Don Coyote
Nobody has the new ones or is willing to comment...

Nobody has the new ones or is willing to comment on them?

I'm seeing the new ones for $150USD and the old '2s' for $120. I think i should go with the savings and the proven performer. The only...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,239
Posted By Don Coyote
Every time i look at rain wear i eye the ProRain...

Every time i look at rain wear i eye the ProRain up, but my regular BMW suit is a tad short when zipped together and it is a tall size. At 6'5" 205lb i am skeptical a unisex one piece would be tall...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,164
Posted By Don Coyote
So the liners are only good down to a certain...

So the liners are only good down to a certain point and then you need heated grips to supplement them? It seems like you'd be back to square one where your outer gloves would either be too thick to...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,164
Posted By Don Coyote
Why would you want those with heated grips?

Why would you want those with heated grips?
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,164
Posted By Don Coyote
From what i've gathered hunting around, BMW has...

From what i've gathered hunting around, BMW has dropped the numbering from the Prowinters and the new glove is just called "Prowinters". They changed the styling and the gauntlet design, but i can't...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,608
Posted By Don Coyote
Collar tab is still there - with two male snaps....

Collar tab is still there - with two male snaps. Can't tell from that picture if there are two females on the tab or if it is meant to be adjustable.

Also difficult to tell, but looks to me like...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Don Coyote
It came to $87.50USD with shipping, but the...

It came to $87.50USD with shipping, but the dollar was doing better compared to the pound last fall...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Don Coyote
BMW Prowinter

Does anyone have a line on what is up with the BMW Prowinter gloves?

My Prowinter 2s have been trusty companions for 6 winters, but early last spring the polar vortex wobbles dealt them a fatal...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 11:38 AM
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Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
It hadn't really been sitting around much before...

It hadn't really been sitting around much before the short appeared, but it was on the centerstand for a week with the rear brake disassembled when the snorkel nest showed up...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:54 PM
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Posted By Don Coyote
Well, the snorkel was a continuation of my melted...

Well, the snorkel was a continuation of my melted coil. The mechanic traced the coil problem to short in the harness which he said was next to a bunch of mouse nesting material on top of the engine....
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:29 PM
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Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
FYI, found out today that if the snorkel is 1/3...

FYI, found out today that if the snorkel is 1/3 filled with mouse nesting material, top speed is limited to around 80MPH and RPMs won't go above 5500...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,164
Posted By Don Coyote
Huh, no mention here that the BMW Prowinters have...

Huh, no mention here that the BMW Prowinters have an aluminum layer in them that seems to work really well with heated grips, in addition to being all around good cold weather gloves.

Has anyone...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Don Coyote
Ordered mine from Nippy Normans...

Ordered mine from Nippy Normans (http://www.nippynormans.com/products/tucano-handlebar-muffs-exclusive/item/tucano-urbano-handlebar-muffs-pair-r1200gsadvgs-lc-and-more-tuc-m319) last year. Not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Had it happen a year ago, a little faster than...

Had it happen a year ago, a little faster than that, and the side of the street had a nice safe guard rail protecting me from sliding over a nasty grass lawn. The front was bent maybe an inch to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Or Ultimate...

Or Ultimate...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
I rode the previous five winters commuting...

I rode the previous five winters commuting through salted roads without any attention to the grease and no slider problems. The boot seals are pretty important too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Yep, just found on mine the mechanic didn't...

Yep, just found on mine the mechanic didn't connect the boots on the slider pins and they must have rusted enough to interfere with float almost immediately. Maybe a month or two after he fixed them...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Since it is a cable and the action of the lever...

Since it is a cable and the action of the lever flexes it at a slight angle, the individual strands started to break right there at the anchor and it slowly stretched out. I took it for a ride last...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 275,487
Posted By Don Coyote
Interesting point about superfluous charging...

Interesting point about superfluous charging possibly masking problems.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
So the false neutral is unique to the dual spark?

So the false neutral is unique to the dual spark?
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Do you get this in the middle of a ride? I've...

Do you get this in the middle of a ride? I've only experienced it immediately after a cold start (plus for a while when my clutch cable was too slack) and understood it had to do with the dry sump...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
How about false neutral between 3rd and 4th?

How about false neutral between 3rd and 4th?
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15,594
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Posted By Don Coyote
Since going to synthetic last winter i've been...

Since going to synthetic last winter i've been experiencing slipping into neutral from 2nd with some frequency. It seems like partial operator error as my shifting might be a bit iffy, but it didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
What oil did you put in? Know anything about what...

What oil did you put in? Know anything about what you took out?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
I think i'm with you there. Slippery can be fun...

I think i'm with you there. Slippery can be fun and the hazards are usually exaggerated, but the cold just sucks. Literally.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
It's good to know that enough ADV riders are on...

It's good to know that enough ADV riders are on the ball to save us from the conniving pinheads in the global scientific community. :shrug:

My roundabout point was to grow a pair and ride on ice-...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Hopefully you've done your part by swapping out...

Hopefully you've done your part by swapping out your cat for a lighter, sexier can?

Don't forget it's climate change. As the polar vortex has been collapsing you may be getting the warmer weather,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Yeah, and you're in Norway. What, you only ride...

Yeah, and you're in Norway. What, you only ride the 4 months of the year when it is above freezing?
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Has anyone put them on the back of integrated,...

Has anyone put them on the back of integrated, fold-up mirrors?
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
From the way my stock bar ends look, those things...

From the way my stock bar ends look, those things would be toast more likely than stock signals. Doesn't Highway Dirtbikes or someone make them integrated into the handguards?
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
It looks like shipping is $50, don't break the...

It looks like shipping is $50, don't break the piggy open too soon...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
As soon as i get some repair work out of the way...

As soon as i get some repair work out of the way i plan to order a Madstad (http://www.madstad.com/s.nl/sc.7/category.2125/.f). Same principle as that x-creen only for the whole windshield. Checking...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15,594
Views: 1,831,773
Posted By Don Coyote
Not sure if that clarifies anything for me, but...

Not sure if that clarifies anything for me, but when i do my Oz trip i plan to refasten all my bolts and apply vegemite in place of anti-seize to be on the safe side...
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