My LT is in my garage as I work the final "fixes" before my trip in three weeks. Most of the tupperware is off (still need to remove nose cone tonight).
From the dealer: 48K service and ME880s on the front and rear.
After the sticker shock from the dealer work, I did the following:
New poly-carb windscreen
heated pillion seat (when Mama is happy, we all are happy...)
EBC pads front and rear
Muddiman's Eagle-1 Arm rests (see Mama comment above...)
headlight lens protector
I have the following labor left to do:
Ohlins front and rear
Spiegler brake lines
Darius (dodk64) floorboards
shift linkage check/grease
replace fuel quick disconnects
check throttle cable for wear (BTW: What am I looking for on this...?)
I have the following parts/tools/gear packed:
compact 12v air compressor w/ BMW adapter
tire repair kit (sans CO2)
philjohn linkage repair kit
550 cord (1/4" high strength rope) - 30'
air pressure guage
jumper cables (small)
BMW stock toolkit augmented with multi-bit screwdriver, vise grips, LED flashlight
spare key (I do not have an alarm on my 2001)
Kryptonite rotor lock w/ handlebar "reminder"
Small (125watt) power inverter
small can Pledge
small bottle Novus
Old towel (bug soaker)
3x microfibre towels
1 qt motor oil
1 x spare intercom cable
first aid kit
Passports (now required at Canadian border)
Copy of passport
two digital cameras with spare batteries and spare media
I am undecided yet on the heated vests. Both rider and pillion have intermediate weight riding gear and longjohns. Heated seat and backrest for pillion. Hmm...
I sincerely appreciate the advice and tips from everyone. VRodPete, I think we will be passing each other on the ALCAN - I leave a few days after you begin your trip.
Ride safe all!
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