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Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By apexal
Ride through the Adirondacks in NY then head over...

Ride through the Adirondacks in NY then head over towards Ticonderoga and take the Crown Point bridge into VT. Take Rt 17 over the gap then ride around VT a bit. Trend over towards the NH border,...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 162,525
Posted By apexal
That's about what I have to say about mine. Did...

That's about what I have to say about mine. Did a trip on a new set of TKC 70's from NH to the Tail and back via the Blue Ridge Parkway. No problems at all with my tires. They were good in the...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By apexal
My suggestions: stay out of the cities. A city...

My suggestions: stay out of the cities. A city is a city. The Adirondacks are awesome. Lake Placid is touristy and crowded but worth is for the ride on Rt 73 through Keene and Keene valley. Go...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By apexal
I just did the Blue Ridge Parkway down and back...

I just did the Blue Ridge Parkway down and back two weeks ago. The National Park campgrounds are inexpensive and very nice. And all the ones that I stayed at had bear boxes so no worries about...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 109,872
Posted By apexal
I just did a 3000 mile trip from NH to Tennessee...

I just did a 3000 mile trip from NH to Tennessee and back via the Blue Ridge Parkway. I saw heavy rain and temperatures from 42 to 94 degrees F but my Latitude jacket and pants worked flawlessly. ...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By apexal
Thanks MapMaster. Wrote it all down!

Thanks MapMaster. Wrote it all down!
Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By apexal
Traveling North Through PA

I'm in N Carolina and ready to start my trip home to NH. Tomorrow I'm headed north on the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. On the way down here I took Rt 81 south through PA but don't want to go...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 111,290
Posted By apexal
I have MCM plastic cases mounted to S-W Motech...

I have MCM plastic cases mounted to S-W Motech racks. There's a gap between the side cover and the MCM case. I would be pretty limited on what I can carry on that side. I checked out Home Depot...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 111,290
Posted By apexal
Hot Right Side Case

I used my right side case for the first time and found that the back of the case was quite hot. Hot enough to make this side case pretty much unusable for many items. I have S-W Motech racks with MCM...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17,430
Views: 2,080,653
Posted By apexal
If you look at the under side of the clutch lever...

If you look at the under side of the clutch lever perch you will see a plastic block with a wire and plug going to it. The plastic block has two phillips head screws in the bottom. Loosen the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17,430
Views: 2,080,653
Posted By apexal
Interesting that people talk of the clutch safety...

Interesting that people talk of the clutch safety switch. When I installed new levers my bike would not start (turn over) in gear. I filed a tad off the end of the button and fixed the problem.
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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17,430
Views: 2,080,653
Posted By apexal
KLR Won't Start

A few days ago I got a Thermo-Bob kit in the mail for my 2014 KLR. I was having trouble getting the thermostat housing installed so I first took off the right side panel then finally took off the gas...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By apexal
I kind of like your suggestion about exploring on...

I kind of like your suggestion about exploring on the way down. I would go through Vermont, upstate New York and Pennsylvania and head for western Virginia to start my "southern" trip. But I'm not...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By apexal
Great suggestions. Just what I'm looking for. ...

Great suggestions. Just what I'm looking for. If I have a few ideas and a direction to go, then all else falls into place.

I'm still not sure how to get down there. I could make a blast down...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By apexal
NH to Virginia/N. Carolina in May

I've never been any farther south than Pennsylvania on a motorcycle so I'd like to push further south this spring before it gets too warm. I have over 2 weeks in mid May and I'm thinking about...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By apexal
I live in NH but I really love the Adirondacks. ...

I live in NH but I really love the Adirondacks. Been riding there quite a bit. I usually spend a night at the State Park campground on Lake Durant. But that's not what you want to hear.

In my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 119,954
Posted By apexal
Sold my GSA and am back on a KLR

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The title of this thread is "Sold my GSA and am back on a KLR" which caught my eye since I own a R1200GS and just bought a KLR. But it seems like this thread is about everything but selling a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By apexal
. Cycle World did a test ride on the KLR 650...

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Cycle World did a test ride on the KLR 650 NE. Here's a link to their ride report.
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Forum: Americas 02-12-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
I know that it's too far out to predict the...

I know that it's too far out to predict the weather but I'm looking for information and ideas and that's exactly what you inmates are giving me. Well, I can do a weather scan a week before I intend...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
This morning I read that the tornado season now...

This morning I read that the tornado season now includes March as well as April and May. Now that's a crap shoot! I don't mind cold, I can handle some rain, I might be able to survive a snow...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By apexal
If you're talking about Canada I fully believe it!

If you're talking about Canada I fully believe it!
Forum: Americas 02-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By apexal
Maybe you remember me but I've been trying to get...

Maybe you remember me but I've been trying to get to Newfoundland for the last two years. I MUST and WILL get to Newfoundland this summer and that takes priority over everything else. But I...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By apexal
I know that there's only one road but I still...

I know that there's only one road but I still want a map. It's useful for planning and for other things, such as how far to go, what's the name of that lake, perspective of where I am in relation to...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By apexal
I've been trying to find road maps (paper ones)...

I've been trying to find road maps (paper ones) that cover the entire Trans Labrador Highway and also Rt 389 in Quebec from Baie-Comeau to the Labrador line. I just tried ordering a Labrador map...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
I live in New Hampshire and we're usually riding...

I live in New Hampshire and we're usually riding a bit in March so I'm thinking that Virginia, the Carolinas and even Tennessee are possibilities. 2014 was an exception up here and winter carried...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
I'd love to visit Tennessee but what makes...

I'd love to visit Tennessee but what makes Tellico Plains weather better than other southern destinations?
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
Wow, I thought that the flowers would be blooming...

Wow, I thought that the flowers would be blooming in late March! Shows how little I know about the USA. I'd really like to stay on the east coast to keep driving of the truck to a minimum. But at...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,251
Posted By apexal
I would not worry about the weather. Even if by...

I would not worry about the weather. Even if by chance it snows then wait a day and the roads will be clear. The sun is pretty warm and strong by that time since you're only 2 months from the start...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Posted By apexal
I had AltRider crash bars on my 2011 GS. I have...

I had AltRider crash bars on my 2011 GS. I have Touratech crash bars on my 2014 GS. They are equally excellent although I like the TT uppers more that the uppers on the AltRider bars. Here's a...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
I will look it up and do a bit of research. It...

I will look it up and do a bit of research. It sounds like an option. I have friends in Utah so Moab is a possibility but I'd prefer to save that for another time. My "real" trip will be...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
I'm not surprised to read your reply. How would...

I'm not surprised to read your reply. How would April be? I certainly don't want to go as far as Florida. But I am willing to give up on the mountains, go coastal and do something to start the...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,841
Posted By apexal
Where to Ride in March

Im looking to do a a trip during the last two weeks of March this year. Normally I ride in northern New England, update New York and Canada but thats not going to work in March. So my thought is...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,938
Posted By apexal
Most expensive does not mean better. Better...

Most expensive does not mean better. Better means better, and in this case MAM stuff is way better (and it doesn't need screws and tape to work). Duct tape could probably perform the same function,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,503
Posted By apexal
. I've had both. The differences from the IV...

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I've had both. The differences from the IV to the V are not that much to justify the cost. They are both good units, the V is a bit better. That's just my opinion.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,297
Posted By apexal
Patience. You can ride the bike as-is and sooner...

Patience. You can ride the bike as-is and sooner (hopefully) or later your part will be available.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By apexal
. Last spring I got a speeding ticket for...

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Last spring I got a speeding ticket for riding 68 mph in a 40 mph zone which ended up in a $434 fine and a 14 day loss of my driving license. I had no idea that I was going that fast. I think...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,938
Posted By apexal
. I have MAM front and rear on my 2014 R1200GS....

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I have MAM front and rear on my 2014 R1200GS. I paid over $20,000 for the bike so I'm not going to shave a few dollars on the price of parts. The MAM is top shelf. I had Maier hand guards on my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,525
Posted By apexal
TT or AltRider. I've had both and both are very...

TT or AltRider. I've had both and both are very well built.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,599
Posted By apexal
I'm about 5'8" tall and 29" inseam. I have a...

I'm about 5'8" tall and 29" inseam. I have a Sargent low seat in the lower position and I'm getting by quite well. Believe it or not, a pair of riding boots with thicker soles make a noticeable...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By apexal
. +1 Well said and well written!

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+1 Well said and well written!
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