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Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By drmajor
Iphone 6

Looked at the Rokform. Pretty nice idea.... however, i didn't see anything about water resistance/proof.

Here's the new RAM mount- no case.....
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By drmajor
Iphone 6

Check out Ram's got a "box" for Iphone... I think it will fit the 6. However, they said the finger print will not work with it.

They also have several phone mounts.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By drmajor
Summer Pants

I have "tested" various options. I live in SC on the coast. July-Sept we have high humidity. You get wet just getting ready to go riding....in a garage.

I used to have thin perforated leather...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By drmajor
Summer Pants

I Have the BMW Summer and like them...the coolest part of them is the light color that reflects the sun...

I wear light grey Tour Master gloves, tan boots, Under Armor Heat Gear shirt with Olympia...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By drmajor
Western NC Camping

Looking for campgrounds in Western NC...

Waynesville, Franklin, Hendersonville, Asheville etc. 4-5 hours from Charleston, SC

I know Iron Horse and Blue Ridge Motorcycle camp. Like both.
...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By drmajor
KOA- What's your thought

Some times, KOA seems to have a campground in a good place. I have never stayed at one....

Any thoughts on them- Good or Bad?

Also, are their cabins worth looking into?

I will be by myself...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,166
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

How about this...
Battery Tender BTL14A240C Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery..

Features:
Voltage: 12V
Cold Cranking Amps: 240
Lead-Acid Replacement Range: 10-14(Ah)
Case Dimensions: 5.27"...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,166
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

Will the S9 run off straight 12v?

If so, why not have a battery isolator on the bike and run a 2nd battery there.

I use an used battery from a BMW LT for a GoodNight G CPAP (not made anymore). ...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,166
Posted By drmajor
cpap cords

you might try Digikey.com for parts. They have a lot of hard to find connectors.
Amphenol is a company that makes many different connectors.

Also, sometimes you can find a cord with connectors...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,931
Posted By drmajor
Fork fix

First smooth the edges. I used an old spoons back side to rub the edges flat and smooth.

Super glue....then put Scotch tape over the area so the glue will set and set flush. Then wet sand down...
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,124
Posted By drmajor
Tires

Metzler 880 with proper inflation really last. They have a nice round profile that should help your turning. They last longer than any tire I've had...yet.

Also, the Bridgestone 020 wears good...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By drmajor
Mesh gloves..

I have the Tour Master mess in light grey. They are comfortable and cool.

That said part of the cool comes from them being light color.! Think.... Light color reflects heat/sun. I have vented...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911

I lifted the tabs off the old batteries and soldered to the new ones. Usually not a problem if you don't hold the heat to them too long.

I hope to meet a friend this week who has a 911 and we'll...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911

I have ridden it a good bit.. Still have yellow fault.

I guess I might have messed,up the solder, but I don't think so.

Hate to pay for new ones.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By drmajor
Gs-911?

07 GSA.

Batteries in tire pressure monitor went out. I cut them open and soldered in new batteries.

Apparently the fault codes have to be reset to get it to work as I am still sowing a tire...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

I agree with moymurfs... the best solution is nothing touching.

I have a custom AirHawk that has the air cells removed from the tail bone area. If you look at the Freedom Air cushion, it has a...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

A friend with a Vstrom was having scrotum issues, with his custom seat.

We peeled the cover back and I took a 4" grinder to it, hollowing out the center. Taped the cover back and took a test...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

here is link to another air cushion that I use on my GSA..

http://www.bikercushion.com/Freedom-Air-Cushion-s/35.htm
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By drmajor
Tail bone

I have been fighting tail bone many years.

Usually, firm foam helps, as it does not shape into your but crack and irritate the coxic.

Seat makers don't get it....they think memory foam, gel,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3,260
Views: 322,911
Posted By drmajor
Ews

My 07 failed on a 95 degree day. Stopped to get gas, then nothing.

I seem to remember there was a work around for emergencies.. kinda like a hot wire.??? Wish I knew where that link was.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By drmajor
Big boots

I just got some Alpinestars, street boots. From Cycle Gear....can't think of model, but comes in size 50. Fits real good! I wear -4 and have 19" thighs...
I tried Sidi size 50, but found the way...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 72,757
Posted By drmajor
Faulty Fuel Level

One inmate mentioned he used a gas grill pizo igniter... cheap at Wamart and etc. also, you don't have to disassemble it.
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,723
Posted By drmajor
Changing tires

Done many dirt and street.

Some helps...
1. a warm tire is much easier.... leave out in sun.
2. Important to keep the bead down in the valley of the rim. This allows it to move out more on...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By drmajor
Insurance..?

I got flyer via AARP for Foremost Insurance Company for bike insurance.
Anyone know of them?



Total 1 Year Premium: $367.00 for effective date 03/11/2014 Payment Options
Unit Location...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By drmajor
Heat gear

Start with a light color!
I have tried super vented stuff that is dark...really hot if you are not moving...
I bought Olympia's light grey vented pants.... NICE.
Also have their neon yellow vented...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By drmajor
Isolator

the battery I have been using is out of a BMW LT.

About the same as the 2007 GSA that I want to set this up on.

Think there are any issues with the CANBUS?
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By drmajor
Battery isolator?

I would like a smallish battery isolator to charge main & secondary battery. Second one being for c-pap.

I have used second battery several times and it works good for 1-2 nights. Then I have to...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,445
Posted By drmajor
Stove

I have the Primus Yellowstone from REI @$30.

I like it. It has pretty good heat control and the difusser spreads the heat out.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,438
Posted By drmajor
mittens

Try Hippo Hands. They cover the bar and your hands. Keeps all the wind off.

I have some Elephant Ears from Cee Baily. Not sure they still make them, but the also require hand guards(bark...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,166
Posted By drmajor
Cpap-

Take a look at this battery....
BM Part #: LFX14A5-BS12
Voltage: 12 Volt
Capacity: 14 Ah
Cold Cranking Amps (CCA): 210 CCA
Type: Lithium Iron
Warranty: 3 Year Factory Direct
Shipping...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,437
Posted By drmajor
Carb balancer

I had a mercury one from Motion Pro. Really liked it till the mercury escaped.
Tried several electronic ones... OK.

I now us a long clear plastic tube Hot Glued to a 1x4 with a ruled lines in...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,166
Posted By drmajor
Cpap

I have been camping for a while with CPAP. I have a GoodNight G, which I don't think is available now. 2 lbs. and quiet. It will run on 12v In its bag, I carry ear plugs and blindfold for when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By drmajor
clicking=--

:}..... Rocker Arm end play was it.... THANK YOU..

It was close to .016-7. Set to .006... took for a ride... no noise..

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By drmajor
Clickng- Right cylinder

Elaborate Rocker end play.

How to check?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By drmajor
Clickng- Right cylinder

OK, still have the clicking sound coming from right cylinder.... After the motor is warmed up.

I have set valves loose, tight, and right. Same noise.

I replaced the Cam Chain tensioner. NO...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By drmajor
la bike rental - roads

Wow, Thanks Carl.

I'll let you know. My son will be along and we will only have 1-2 days. Just might not be enough time.

Also, at 30, he will be new to street bikes. He raced AMA Enduros for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental - roads

Would love dirt bikes...My last dirt bike was KTM 520... What fun.

However- after years of the dirt and trying to take too many trees down in our forest, my knees are shot. Already had one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental - roads

Thank you.!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By drmajor
CA Rentals

Any thoughts on nice roads Starting in the Valencia Area?
that will be our base.
Forum: Americas 10-30-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By drmajor
LA bike rental- Dec.

My son and I are thinking or renting some bikes (GS?) near LA when out there for Christmas.

1. know a good place to rent BMW or other road bikes? Not Harley.
2. know some good roads north of...
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