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Forum: Equipment 05-06-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,620
Posted By Bayou Boy
One bag will not do it all. If you want to try,...

One bag will not do it all. If you want to try, get a +35-40F bag and a silk bag liner. The liner will add 10 degrees. Wear fleece pants, pullover, and beanie if you get cold. I use a +50F down bag...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,001
Posted By Bayou Boy
Yall suck. Down in Houma i got flurries for maybe...

Yall suck. Down in Houma i got flurries for maybe 10 minutes then nothing. Just a rainy morning. What a let down. :fitz
Forum: Americas 11-24-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bayou Boy
I haven't crossed there but, when I had to leave...

I haven't crossed there but, when I had to leave my Sprinter in Laredo, I used the free long term parking at the airport. Tecate may have a similar setup.

After a little research, that won't work...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 41,282
Posted By Bayou Boy
For all of the naysayers. I've used Dynabeads in...

For all of the naysayers. I've used Dynabeads in the two sets of tires on the FJR. Up to 120+ mph and they work great.

Here's a demo video that shows how they work.
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Forum: The Garage 11-07-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 837
Posted By Bayou Boy
Not an issue with a 3 amp max beeper. You can run...

Not an issue with a 3 amp max beeper. You can run 55 watt lights with 14 gauge wire.
Forum: Americas 11-07-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 22,362
Posted By Bayou Boy
I would also do stock wheels with 33x10.5 tires. ...

I would also do stock wheels with 33x10.5 tires. Much better on a long trip.
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By Bayou Boy
And it's exactly the wrong way to do it. There's...

And it's exactly the wrong way to do it. There's a reason wires have to be supported every so often. We will all assume you didn't pull a permit for this shed because the inspector would have just...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-23-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 217,559
Posted By Bayou Boy
Before a couple of weeks ago I would have been...

Before a couple of weeks ago I would have been out of luck with only a Macbook. I broke down and got a EEEPC 900 XP. It works great and is much tougher than the laptops I've been traveling with. Not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 217,559
Posted By Bayou Boy
Lobby, the old Bicimapas loads fine on my...

Lobby,
the old Bicimapas loads fine on my Bobcat. I haven't been to Mexico since I started using Bobcat so I haven't tried Mapinstall nor have I tried the new autoroutable version of Bicimapas. But...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 37,546
Posted By Bayou Boy
One other thing people forget about with...

One other thing people forget about with motorcycle boots is the lack of exposed laces. Most work boots have laces that can abrade in a crash, break, and allow the boot to come off. Leather covered...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Bayou Boy
You must have missed the "dealership east of...

You must have missed the "dealership east of Toronto" part. He's in Canada.

Add shipping and customs brokerage fees and that $289US turns into ~$400CDN.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou Boy
Food, oil, and fishing. That's pretty much what...

Food, oil, and fishing. That's pretty much what Houma is. We like it here.

Now if only the Ouachita Mnts had formed up around Baton Rouge....:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou Boy
Thanks. It looks like I can use a lot of...

Thanks.

It looks like I can use a lot of that after comparing your report to the maps from GTR mapping.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou Boy
I have to do Jackson on the way up. That's where...

I have to do Jackson on the way up. That's where we're meeting up. We are doing Jackson to Cooke City on the first day. And Cooke City to Billings the next. We'll do Beartooth Pass that day.

It...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou Boy
I'll be on an FJR, so paved definitely. If I have...

I'll be on an FJR, so paved definitely. If I have to run some gravel through construction or to connect roads or something it's no big deal. I've done the dual sport thing in the past. But the street...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By Bayou Boy
CO, WY, MT Route Advice

I have a trip planned for the beginning of August. I'm planning to leave south Louisiana on July 29. I'm meeting some other riders in Jackson, WY on the evening of the 1st. Riding with them to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 217,559
Posted By Bayou Boy
I've got a Macbook running OS 10.5.2 and Bobcat...

I've got a Macbook running OS 10.5.2 and Bobcat Version 2.0.0.3

I just tried to open Bobcat and it went to the mandatory (:huh WTF) update. It acted like it downloded the update then gave me an...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,867
Posted By Bayou Boy
Here in Louisiana bikes are treated the same as...

Here in Louisiana bikes are treated the same as cars and are to act as such unless there is a designated bike lane. Period.

Another reason to ride the same way as traffic is the speed...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,082
Posted By Bayou Boy
A lot of us use Helen 2 Wheels straps too. No...

A lot of us use Helen 2 Wheels straps too. No hooks to scratch the bike.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,531
Posted By Bayou Boy
What do you really need a DVD drive for on the...

What do you really need a DVD drive for on the road?

Rip movies to the hard drive and watch them from there. Face it, All most of us do is email, web, Garmin, and take pics off of the camera....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-13-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Bayou Boy
The new version is routable. Most of us still...

The new version is routable. Most of us still have the old version, which is not routable.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,415
Posted By Bayou Boy
Shoei Multitec and an FJR with the +4 windshield...

Shoei Multitec and an FJR with the +4 windshield up where I can just see over it.

I only get rainbows in very particular instances. When those happen I just run with the face shield up. With close...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,192
Posted By Bayou Boy
You could rig something up that may or may not...

You could rig something up that may or may not work and will not be very electrically safe and will cost you money and boatloads of time

OR....

You could just spend $30 and get the Blue Sea box...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,753
Posted By Bayou Boy
I bought a Hobart Handler 187 remanufactured from...

I bought a Hobart Handler 187 remanufactured from Toolking.com about a year ago.
This is Miller's "budget" line. The gun even says Miller on it. The only real difference is the warranty and the...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,415
Posted By Bayou Boy
I have two pairs of riding sunglasses. Both are...

I have two pairs of riding sunglasses. Both are Bolle polarized, one in amber and one in smoke. I learned a while back that just like earplugs help to make you not as tired at the end of the day, so...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-28-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Bayou Boy
Try posting this in Ask Baldy, Blame John...

Try posting this in Ask Baldy, Blame John (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=8)

That forum is specifically for requests and problems with the board.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
Have fun using it with gloves on the bike while...

Have fun using it with gloves on the bike while in the areas of the country with no cell service.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bayou Boy
I think that some of you guys are expecting full...

I think that some of you guys are expecting full release features in Bobcat.

It's still in Beta.
That means probably no instructions, and probably not all features work.
If you want it to do...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
Bicimapas worked for me. I have the old version...

Bicimapas worked for me. I have the old version without the autorouting.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Bayou Boy
You forgot to count the weight of you and the...

You forgot to count the weight of you and the weight of that crap you keep underneath the back seat. Not to mention your gross underestimate of gear. Weigh your riding gear. Full gear is probably...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Bayou Boy
Check the GVWR of your truck. I would bet that...

Check the GVWR of your truck. I would bet that you are close to over with just that camper and a couple of people and their gear. Adding the bike would put you waaay over. You need a 3/4 ton truck...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-12-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
I think we all are. :lol3

I think we all are. :lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-12-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
So how does that solve the maps to the GPS from a...

So how does that solve the maps to the GPS from a Mac problem again? :huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-11-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
So you are going to use a GPS to interface with...

So you are going to use a GPS to interface with the GPS part of your phone?:huh


Like I said, that does not even begin to be a viable option.

What about autorouting and sunset time and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-11-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
The difference is that you have CN NT and we all...

The difference is that you have CN NT and we all have the regular CN.
I understand your happiness but this was addressed a few pages ago.
I had an NT upgrade disk that I couldn't use and it got all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
Have fun using that iPhone with gloves while on...

Have fun using that iPhone with gloves while on the bike.:huh

That does not even begin to be a viable option.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
I don't think so. The answer I got from...

I don't think so.

The answer I got from Parallels when I was trying to fix this was, "we don't support that at this time." :huh

You don't support USB devices? WTF!

Not to mention that it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-09-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
I've got Mapsource version 6.13.6 and driver...

I've got Mapsource version 6.13.6 and driver version 2.2.1.0

It's gotta be the Parallels version.

So for those of you that have a working setup on the Mac through Parallels, DO NOT UPDATE...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-09-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
Where do I find my driver version? Also,...

Where do I find my driver version?

Also, mine used to work when I had an earlier version of Parallels, it was either a Parallels update or an OSX update that messed everything up. Or maybe a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-08-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 29,057
Posted By Bayou Boy
intel for me

intel for me
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