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Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By JZH
Out of sheer, broken leg-induced boredom, I...

Out of sheer, broken leg-induced boredom, I followed up with Touratech in Germany about this and the response from Robert Büchler was: "Theoretically it´s possible to connect only the white wire....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,711
Posted By JZH
FWIW, here's what Wikipedia says...

FWIW, here's what Wikipedia says (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headlight_flashing)...

I think the point was that people do it, regardless of whether they should do it, and because of that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 457,520
Posted By JZH
It's over there, past New York... :D ...

It's over there, past New York... :D

Actually, Honda does have experience with a steel trellis frame:

http://staintune.com.au/exhausts/honda/images/Honda_VTR250.jpg

That said, I think the...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By JZH
Knowledge re motorcycle batteries may depend on...

Knowledge re motorcycle batteries may depend on when a person entered the motorcycle world. When I "discovered" bikes at the end of the 1980s some bikes still had flooded lead-acid batteries with...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,224
Posted By JZH
43.896903,12.780842 :wave Ciao,

43.896903,12.780842 :wave

Ciao,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,711
Posted By JZH
Non-DOT headlights have a sharp low-beam cut-off,...

Non-DOT headlights have a sharp low-beam cut-off, which, in combination with a rough road could look a lot like a high beam flash signal to an oncoming driver. For this reason I have experimented...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 55,368
Posted By JZH
Yep, that's Chinglish for ya... English is...

Yep, that's Chinglish for ya... English is actually an official language here in Hong Kong, but given that the people in government only speak Chinglish, this can lead to some confusion. :wink:
...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By JZH
That'd be a "no", then... I'll try to remember...

That'd be a "no", then... I'll try to remember to follow-up here when I get around to testing it!

Ciao,
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By JZH
More likely, it's because they want to sell more...

More likely, it's because they want to sell more chargers!

Odyssey batteries are AGM, not magic, so an AGM battery charger should be just as good as Odyssey's own charger. (Btw, in its...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By JZH
Touratech IMO 100R300 Wiring

Has anyone really investigated the connections used by the TT IMOs? I've seen some reverse engineering of the remote control (which I have used to design my own--subject to building and testing!),...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By JZH
Nothing like a timely update... I now use...

Nothing like a timely update...

I now use Lumberg Circular DIN connectors, which are all-metal, IP68 rated and available from Allied in the USA (and from Farnell and RS in the UK). They come in...
Forum: Asia 03-03-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,120
Posted By JZH
I'd love to, but although I now have my HKDL,...

I'd love to, but although I now have my HKDL, I've not made much progress getting my bikes registered...might just "have" to buy an XR400 motard if I want to ride anywhere in HK anytime soon! :evil
...
Forum: Asia 02-04-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,921
Posted By JZH
I've yet to get any of my bikes on the road...

I've yet to get any of my bikes on the road (that's a long story), but I've seen all kinds of bikes in HK. Among the big bikes, BMWs and Ducatis seem very popular. I live in the New Territories or,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 457,520
Posted By JZH
Couple of VFRs in this pic (before they all got...

Couple of VFRs in this pic (before they all got loaded into a container last month)...

Ciao,
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,901
Posted By JZH
Yada, yada, yada. "Bright lights save lives",...

Yada, yada, yada. "Bright lights save lives", mate...don'tcha know? :bmwrider

Ciao,
Forum: Asia 12-24-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,921
Posted By JZH
Thumb Andy, forgive me for not quite understanding what...

Andy, forgive me for not quite understanding what you mean. In any case, I am now in HK and have made an offer on a house with its very own two-car garage, so my problems may soon be resolved. ...
Forum: Asia 10-12-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,921
Posted By JZH
Well...I'm moving to HK in December, so if I can...

Well...I'm moving to HK in December, so if I can find someplace to dump numerous motorcycles, three tool rollaways, machine tools and miscellaneous accoutrement, I will be up for some exploring (at...
Forum: Europe 07-19-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By JZH
Did these bikes have French plates by any chance?...

Did these bikes have French plates by any chance? My understanding that it was not "tourists" that were unwanted, but French tourists who buy houses, etc...

Ciao,
Forum: Europe 06-07-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By JZH
There are a couple of bike rental/tour companies...

There are a couple of bike rental/tour companies in Spain, one in Madrid and one in Valancia, IIRC. Sorry, can't recall the names, but they should turn up in a search. Have fun!

Ciao,
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2006, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By JZH
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By JZH
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2006, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By JZH
Two comments

First, no mention of the Hein Gericke Hiprotec line of armor. I don't know if they are available in the USA, but they are sold through Hein Gericke shops (and mail order) in Europe. The material is...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2006, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By JZH
Hmmm... ISTR that finding 7-pin sealed...

Hmmm... ISTR that finding 7-pin sealed panel-mount male DINs was what stumped me last year. But, I don't like the idea of compromising the top box seal in order to allow the Autocom cable to pass...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By JZH
No putting these on the front, now... :evil

No putting these on the front, now... :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By JZH
Nope, definitely not 959s!

Nope, definitely not 959s!
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By JZH
Should I buy them?

Should I buy them?
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By JZH
Do You Recobinize Me?

I think they're old. No idea of beam pattern, but probably like the 959 fog, I reckon... The last one is a PIAA 958, which is a rear fog light that looks blue, but lights up red! :wink:

Ciao,
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,552
Posted By JZH
Not much, if anything, AFAIK. :D Ciao,

Not much, if anything, AFAIK. :D

Ciao,
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-22-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,552
Posted By JZH
Web research eventually told me that the cradle...

Web research eventually told me that the cradle is available (even found the part number), but that unless I wanted to gut it and graft in the guts from a standard 2610 remote, it would be useless. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2005, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,632
Posted By JZH
The Snell guys don't run around with little halos...

The Snell guys don't run around with little halos on their heads, as far as I know, which suggests to me that the foundation probably acts a bit like other standard-setting organisations do. Which...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2005, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,593
Posted By JZH
Puke Here in the UK, it is already illegal to use a...

Here in the UK, it is already illegal to use a mobile phone whilst operating a motor vehicle . Unless you have a "hands free" system, in which case it is perfectly okay again. :huh

The problem...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2005, 04:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,593
Posted By JZH
Bluhduh Is that the same study that said "speed kills"? ...

Is that the same study that said "speed kills"? (Do you speed?)

Some people have difficulty walking whilst on the phone, much less driving. Others can probably deal with the distraction of the...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,937
Posted By JZH
From Arai America's Web site: That's good to...

From Arai America's Web site:
That's good to know. So, apart from the different sticker, what is the difference between a Snell-certified Arai and an EU-certified Arai, given that the standards are...
Forum: Europe 07-28-2005, 04:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,666
Posted By JZH
Anyone know if Michael Mandell (NY/NJ) still does...

Anyone know if Michael Mandell (NY/NJ) still does overseas insurance? I have a "history" of shipping bikes to Europe, stretching back to '93. Prior to that in '89 I flew in from the 'States, bought...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2005, 04:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,552
Posted By JZH
http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/uploads/1122478...

http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/uploads/1122478656/gallery_362_402_35063.jpg

Btw, is the Nav II mount available separately? Anyone know how much?

Ciao,
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2005, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By JZH
Yes, but can you get them?

I have owned 'Stiches for many years, but I have never been too impressed with Riderwearhouse's "relaxed" attitude towards certification. Perhaps their main market just doesn't demand it, but in...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,227
Posted By JZH
In a word, yes. At least in the USA, where the...

In a word, yes. At least in the USA, where the above-described kit is the de facto "uniform" for street riding. But they are simply marketing their products in the way best suited to resonate with...
Forum: Europe 07-02-2005, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,073
Posted By JZH
Thanks for the Canellamoto info--I'll have to put...

Thanks for the Canellamoto info--I'll have to put it on my list! I haven't been to these places, but here is some more info/detail:

Livigno (SO):
Zinermann Sporting, Via Rin 50 (+39 342 970...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2005, 04:58 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 22,227
Posted By JZH
The main problem with jeans is that people wear...

The main problem with jeans is that people wear them thinking they are offering them protection. Which they don't. So just think of them as the protection-equivalent of shorts, and make your...
Forum: Europe 07-02-2005, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By JZH
New TransAlp? Is there a new one? The TransAlp...

New TransAlp? Is there a new one? The TransAlp has been around for about 15 years! Never thought much of it myself...though I must confess a weakness for the venerable Africa Twin. Honda later...
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