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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,875
Posted By the1mavin
Redverz "Original Tenere Tent" Inner Tent aka Liner

Cost - just cover shipping and it's yours, or meet me by my office in Loveland for no cost.

I ordered a new inner tent for my Redverz Expedition II and they shipped me this one by mistake. They...
Forum: Hacks 03-17-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,782
Posted By the1mavin
The one in Alaska (not the BoxerMetal) is me. ...

The one in Alaska (not the BoxerMetal) is me.

I started to post details a few times, but didn't want to get too negative.

My short story is...
-I was stranded on the side of the road for 24...
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,934
Posted By the1mavin
I didn't see anything yet about the sidecar...

I didn't see anything yet about the sidecar races. Are they on this year? If so, I'll probably be there. I missed last year, but the year prior was a great time.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 304,813
Posted By the1mavin
Only place I've seen them is in Alaska.

Only place I've seen them is in Alaska.
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,242
Posted By the1mavin
This idea is very interesting to me. I was...

This idea is very interesting to me. I was thinking about the 1190, until I saw the pictures of the new 1290 Super Adventure.

I'm not a fan of chain drive for touring, but the biggest downfall...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,442
Posted By the1mavin
My bad - I was just bundling all the street style...

My bad - I was just bundling all the street style rigs.
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,442
Posted By the1mavin
They race them at the vintage races in Tooele, UT...

They race them at the vintage races in Tooele, UT at MMP over Labor Day weekend. You get one or two sidecar races mixed in with all the classic stuff.
Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,161
Posted By the1mavin
I stumbled across this site...

I stumbled across this site (http://moto-projectbike.com/?portfolio=geometry-evaluation) when I was looking at suspension design. I never ordered it so I can't speak toward it's accuracy/usefulness.
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,556
Posted By the1mavin
Two of the best places to ride, two years in a...

Two of the best places to ride, two years in a row :clap
Forum: Alaska 08-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,035
Posted By the1mavin
I just tried this - from Ice Cut on the Dalton...

I just tried this - from Ice Cut on the Dalton (about 400 miles north of Fairbanks). I've been a member for about 10 years.

After talking to the Allstate people in India and being hung up on six...
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 118,325
Posted By the1mavin
FR700 What is the caliper off of (or the...

FR700

What is the caliper off of (or the model)? Handbrakes interest me.

I've stopped on some hills where I felt bad leaving the bike on the transmission.

Thanks!
Forum: Hacks 08-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,412
Posted By the1mavin
That thing is mean looking. It looks like it has...

That thing is mean looking. It looks like it has more ground clearance than my GS :(

RE the OP - Sporty all the way, unless you like to go slow. If they just made a Ural like bike that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,376
Posted By the1mavin
I just got to experience the same in June! ...

I just got to experience the same in June! Unfortunately mine gave out 405 miles north of Fairbanks... Someday soon, I'll share the whole story but here are some pictures from "Ice Cut" on the...
Forum: Hacks 08-02-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,948
Posted By the1mavin
I don't have personal experience, but know one...

I don't have personal experience, but know one person that has been riding a Goldwing 1800 with this way for 25,000+ miles. I've ridden with him in rain for hundreds of miles and he kept up just...
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By the1mavin
DMC Spindle/Brakes

Does anyone know what brand the brake/spindle assembly is on the DMC sidecars?

Thanks!
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,948
Posted By the1mavin
I've got the same rig and close to 11,000 on a...

I've got the same rig and close to 11,000 on a ME888 on the front and unless the wear speeds up drastically, I fully expect 2000 more out of it.

It is slick on rocky trails, but rain, dirt, mud...
Forum: Hack Vendors 07-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,635
Posted By the1mavin
Claude - any update on this?

Claude - any update on this?
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By the1mavin
I have not tried this particular brand, but a few...

I have not tried this particular brand, but a few years back I tried a few different throat/neck mics. I was trying to find a mic that would avoid wind noise issues.

I never found one that I...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By the1mavin
Please keep us up to date on this build. I was...

Please keep us up to date on this build. I was looking at doing the same right when the new Tiger was release and ended up with a GS instead.
Forum: Americas 06-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,546
Posted By the1mavin
Just curious -- a question for everyone heading...

Just curious -- a question for everyone heading to Alaska this summer. Are you planning where you will stay every night, making reservations, etc ahead of time, or just heading up and crashing where...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,442
Posted By the1mavin
Two fails

I just picked up two battery packs from Amazon -

PowerAll PBJS12000R Rosso Red/Black Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter
- Jump starter with two USB charging ports

EC TECHNOLOGY® New...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,283
Posted By the1mavin
Did you get the 2-season or 3-season? Their...

Did you get the 2-season or 3-season? Their specs say they pack to really close to the same size, but on the bike every little bit counts. How small are you able to get it down to?

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,633
Posted By the1mavin
There is at least one company importing a 17 that...

There is at least one company importing a 17 that will fit the rear on the 1200 GS now.

This thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23717113&postcount=44)was around for a long...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,146
Posted By the1mavin
Negative on the STENs. I don't know what they...

Negative on the STENs. I don't know what they are but not a STEN.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,875
Posted By the1mavin
One more try then off to the FM or ebay...

One more try then off to the FM or ebay...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By the1mavin
I've ridden that way a few times in the last...

I've ridden that way a few times in the last week. I saw snow on 7 but it wasn't sticking to the pavement. A little gravel still but otherwise all good.



Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16,446
Views: 2,625,875
Posted By the1mavin
Rear racks

I've got to racks that I'm not using --

RACK 1 is from a 2010 R1200GS (Non-Adventure):
http://i62.tinypic.com/2rhml51.jpg
http://i61.tinypic.com/1js27s.jpg

RACK 2 is a Touratech Rear Rack...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,334
Posted By the1mavin
Dip it all

They have sub-forums for Motorcycles and Wheels here - http://www.dipyourcar.com/forums/forum.php

I didn't see much in the way of adv but there are some race bikes that are holding up.

I change...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By the1mavin
Every time I see one of these I think about...

Every time I see one of these I think about trying to make one for the 1200. If I was just better at welding aluminum I might give it a shot.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,301
Posted By the1mavin
Thanks DB I guess I'll have to buy a chunk of...

Thanks DB
I guess I'll have to buy a chunk of aluminum and make a pair of adapters large enough for my auto wheels.

I've been changing and balancing the bike wheels for a few years, but have been...
Forum: Hacks 04-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,301
Posted By the1mavin
Tire-easy has the T-trac for a few buck less. ...

Tire-easy has the T-trac for a few buck less.
...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,747
Posted By the1mavin
Thanks I've been trying to find a set of steel...

Thanks
I've been trying to find a set of steel wheels for winter, but have had zero luck. A set of these and some powdercoat might be the way to go.
Forum: Hacks 04-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,747
Posted By the1mavin
Can you share the details about this wheel? ...

Can you share the details about this wheel? Size, backspacing, hole pattern, etc?

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By the1mavin
I could not figure out a way to work this out...

I could not figure out a way to work this out with Bluetooth in the quality stereo mode. I ran it with the cable for three days of solid downpour last year with zero issues. There was enough rain...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-17-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 21,589
Posted By the1mavin
Any chance you have a different URL? This one is...

Any chance you have a different URL? This one is showing "This page may have moved or is no longer available".

Thanks

Found it I think -- Tire on eBay...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By the1mavin
Everything aside from the small handle is...

Everything aside from the small handle is symmetrical, so there is no good reason it wouldn't work.
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-04-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,698
Posted By the1mavin
Jay What am I missing ... How do you make...

Jay

What am I missing ... How do you make all three wheels interchangeable? Custom hub?

Thanks
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By the1mavin
Can you share any details about the wheel / tire...

Can you share any details about the wheel / tire combo? I've been looking for steel wheels for my DMC rig.

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By the1mavin
old school...

I use the most old school, big button opener I could find. Throw it in a jacket pocket that you can hit from the outside. I can just mash the pocket and I'm in. Works with my thick winter gloves...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,106
Posted By the1mavin
I've been looking for alternatives and have two...

I've been looking for alternatives and have two on the list.

These get decent review, but to be honest I think they are a bit ugly-...
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