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Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,257
Posted By seevtsaab
Can't recommend one over the other but - they are...

Can't recommend one over the other but - they are designed to be carried on a moto.

that said, I hated carrying a backpack. But t least a Kriega - you wear.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,724
Posted By seevtsaab
Another vote 'would recommend to a friend'. ...

Another vote 'would recommend to a friend'.

I am thrilled I can secure my phone and even better now my old 4S with a pre-planned track and get where I want to go, just like the big boys.

Mine...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 34,964
Posted By seevtsaab
Looks good to me covered in road grime, rain...

Looks good to me covered in road grime, rain drops and bugs.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,257
Posted By seevtsaab
If the 1100DS is free of valve guide issues that...

If the 1100DS is free of valve guide issues that would be a gem. Probably a big step up in suspension.

Up to 75-80 mph the 620 is will get you around fine, I've 56000 on my Monster. Traveling at...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By seevtsaab
To be honest I'd be much more concerned with the...

To be honest I'd be much more concerned with the poor bastard behind you when some silly shit starts falling off your bike.
Coincidentally in the last 24 hours I've been behind an unlit trailer with...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,698
Posted By seevtsaab
I'm very happy with the performance of Michelins...

I'm very happy with the performance of Michelins in general, PR3's were the best I've tried.
I'm not overly impressed with the mileage out of the PR4 rear, I'm at 6k miles and the rear I'll be...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By seevtsaab
There's no reason in the world to not install...

There's no reason in the world to not install heated grips IMO.
If you can't use both together, well .... don't.
As far as the vest .vs jacket liner, I'd go jacket if it'll fit.
Jacket wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By seevtsaab
I'd be inclined to remove my face shield from my...

I'd be inclined to remove my face shield from my helmet if the helmet was going in an overhead where it would be exposed to the grace and courtesy of the public.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-20-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,626
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for...

Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for numerous on road trips. It has it's limitations but I still love it for it's flexibility and simplicity.
o Switch google maps to 'classic' version -...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By seevtsaab
Ttiuwop

Ttiuwop
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 64,080
Posted By seevtsaab
What's up with the MOTUS logo?

What's up with the MOTUS logo?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,626
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive...

I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive iPhone4s on a 450 mi custom track using motionX (preloaded the maps) and it was so nice to be free of the annoying messages I used to get when this was...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By seevtsaab
Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there. ...

Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there.

When was the last time someone told you "nice looking bike"?
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,844
Posted By seevtsaab
+1 Complete with a little curtain I put up...

+1

Complete with a little curtain I put up across my 'door'. I get the occasional comment, but, I get to ride the moto every work day (exception is salt season).
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,703
Posted By seevtsaab
Some things work for some folks some of the time....

Some things work for some folks some of the time. Obviously
this isn't something that works for you, ever, so why worry?

Liners are fairly practical for showery and cool weather. Cold or rain...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By seevtsaab
There's a little shroud just forward of the...

There's a little shroud just forward of the ignition, pop it off and you'll have access to a couple of hex heads. This came from another inmate, I'm playing it forward.


shroud in place:
...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By seevtsaab
Nice looking kit but for your location I'd...

Nice looking kit but for your location I'd consider something similar but maybe
a liner included for cool / damp and add a raincoat for cold / rain.

I've got a Vanson perfed (body, no perf on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,626
Posted By seevtsaab
Well .... I didn't use google earth....but you...

Well .... I didn't use google earth....but you are correct it is a 'new' (improved?)
google maps 'issue'.
I clicked the '?' in the lower right of google maps to use classic maps.
GMapToGPX still...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,626
Posted By seevtsaab
I've been using motionX for a couple years now,...

I've been using motionX for a couple years now, works great.
I've been able to create custom routes via google maps, convert by various means to GPX and import to motionX, easy. Until now.

I'm...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,086
Posted By seevtsaab
My current lust is for either BMW Santiago's...

My current lust is for either BMW Santiago's (turns out I'm rough on the toes of my boots) or Combat Tour Lites, sounds like they might actually have enough protection for the street.
My Dianese TRQ...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By seevtsaab
I'm about 4 years into my Transitions shield on...

I'm about 4 years into my Transitions shield on my Akuma Phantom, and
that shield is the reason a Bell Star or RS-1 orsimilar will be my next helmet.
It does have a couple nicks and scratches by...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By seevtsaab
I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots,...

I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots, except over two years I've abused the toe area a bit.

for the price of those you list I'd give these...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,661
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done...

I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done is discard the case, jumper the switch 'closed', then wire the battery connections - '-' to gnd, '+' to bike's hi-beam. I'll seal the board in a baggy...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,482
Posted By seevtsaab
Well like many others I recommend what I ride in,...

Well like many others I recommend what I ride in, Rev-It Gear pants.
Particularly if you're not commuting in them, though I commute 3 seasons in VT without issue (i carry pants to work and change...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By seevtsaab
I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with...

I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with riding with them, but they are
way too big and heavy to carry all the time IMO. Not that much fun to walk around in. I gave those away and got some...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By seevtsaab
OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in...

OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in agreement that handling improves
dramatically with new rubber.
At times I've wondered if I suddenly suck at riding or is there something wrong with the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,640
Posted By seevtsaab
3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine...

3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine and cold. Once roads are clear of salt and generally until the salt hits again. Ducati Monster for a ride.

Helmet - Akuma Phantom (discontinued?)...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,357
Posted By seevtsaab
This seems like deja vu all over again! ...

This seems like deja vu all over again!

http://travelswithbarley.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Bug-at-the-Notch.jpg

Lovely little excursion. The Notch is just a few miles up the road. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,451
Posted By seevtsaab
Consider if you got a place to change at work?...

Consider if you got a place to change at work? I've it found pretty convenient to haul my britches around if I'll need em.
I like wearing proper fitted leather with armor rather than oversize to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,886
Posted By seevtsaab
I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on...

I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on that seat. That bike is begging to be ridden cross country, the long way.
Lose the emissions canister, and horse whip whoever stuck the weights on the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,886
Posted By seevtsaab
The point I was making, there is a slight...

The point I was making, there is a slight possibility a Duc will not explode or otherwise fall apart while riding down the road. Of course Ducati, like many low volume manufacturers, rolls a lemon...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,886
Posted By seevtsaab
Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges,...

Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges, forceps?
It's a motorcycle, not a nuclear reactor.
I've ridden thousands of miles in the rain. Other than getting wet, it's no big deal.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,316
Posted By seevtsaab
H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8...

H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8 years to type or what??
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,626
Posted By seevtsaab
Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving...

Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving the seat. I get that he
is showing off the rear fenda. Otherwise got some good things going on.

Practical is the filter I cannot help but view...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,626
Posted By seevtsaab
I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I...

I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I see, can you carry groceries and how is it in the rain, or on a dirt road?
Usually these retro builds lack rear end coverage, this has it.
Radiators...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By seevtsaab
Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a...

Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a lifeproof case on the moto and
never had it shut down (no triple digit temps). Ram X-mount.
I've frequently run motionX.
It had shut down sitting in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,201
Posted By seevtsaab
Any of the examples would do what you want. ...

Any of the examples would do what you want.
All FI except D afaik.
Plastic tank on C & E subject to expansion, shouldn't be a huge issue as long as the latch near the steering stem still functions...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,807
Posted By seevtsaab
Screw the styling, that looks fine enough,...

Screw the styling, that looks fine enough, especially as you have it mounted.
Nicely done.
But everybody's a hero at full output / high beam. Do you have a low beam setting? The light pattern for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,210
Posted By seevtsaab
All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air,...

All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air, oil or water cooled.
2 years or 12K miles.
It's probably a little fiddly to get tension just right for the 4 valve but other than that is it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 313,157
Posted By seevtsaab
Wow!

Wow!
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