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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 674
Posted By scootertrog
Best material for isolation is silicone or...

Best material for isolation is silicone or neoprene. You can buy thin sheets of both, try to make an isolator, i.e. a /camera mount/sheet of silicone/your bike plastic/sheet of silicone/metal fender...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 674
Posted By scootertrog
I've tried quite a few cameras, currently use a...

I've tried quite a few cameras, currently use a GoPro Hero 2. The mount needs to be as short and tight/stiff as possible, but that only goes so far. You always get the best result when the camera is...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By scootertrog
Have you looked at RouteConverter? To date, I...

Have you looked at RouteConverter? To date, I have not used a simpler program to construct a route and export to just about any format or device.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By scootertrog
My single biggest gripe with my Garmin is that...

My single biggest gripe with my Garmin is that after I create a very detailed, explicit route on the PC and transfer to the Garmin - the Garmin has a pretty consistent habit of altering a few miles...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By scootertrog
Some of the Arai hemets actually stamp the date...

Some of the Arai hemets actually stamp the date code on one of the metal "D" rings. Took me forever to find that, lol.
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
How long does it take to clean them out, lol....

How long does it take to clean them out, lol. Grease is one thing, but wax?
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By scootertrog
What keeps the sleeve from rotating, other than...

What keeps the sleeve from rotating, other than the hope of you getting a perfect hole drilled?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By scootertrog
Looks like you've got their attention. :clap

Looks like you've got their attention. :clap
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-26-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By scootertrog
It doesn't. All those features can be turned off...

It doesn't. All those features can be turned off and the device still function fine as a GPS.
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
You're not serious, are you. :D

You're not serious, are you. :D
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
lol..... Don't even get me started on the car,...

lol..... Don't even get me started on the car, just had to replace the master cylinder.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-25-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By scootertrog
Stumbled on this thread - don't know if this info...

Stumbled on this thread - don't know if this info is helpful or not. There's some intermixing of Android in it as well, so it went back and forth. Maybe there is something here that may help:

...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
Great tips guys - thanks! I think I'll find a...

Great tips guys - thanks! I think I'll find a hammer drill somewhere, one way or another. I'm in no big hurry, making sure I really want to mount this in the garage and not out in the shed, I have...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
Thanks! Not too worried about the actual...

Thanks!

Not too worried about the actual drill motor, it's a 34 year old Milwaukee. It has outlasted 2 Makitas, 1 B&D and 1 DeWalt. They def don't make them like it anymore, lol.
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,817
Posted By scootertrog
Just got a No-Mar myself, but it did not come...

Just got a No-Mar myself, but it did not come with the anchors. Will I be able to just use my electric drill (AC powered) or should I acquire a hammer drill to bore the holes into the concrete?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By scootertrog
Not much help here - I've hardly touched the...

Not much help here - I've hardly touched the POI's, lol. A quick Google-fu search turned up this:

http://www.gps-data-team.com/pda-gps-navigation/forum/10.html

Maybe the specific info...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 616,475
Posted By scootertrog
I know this. I guess I should have said I have...

I know this. I guess I should have said I have not found a set of ear plugs that I could get a helmet on/off very well. Unlike the foam plugs, corded plugs are solid and make my ears rigid, thus...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,855
Views: 616,475
Posted By scootertrog
The whole point of Bluetooth is to be "wireless",...

The whole point of Bluetooth is to be "wireless", or not connected. IMO, if you are going to be tethered, you might as well get back into an Autocom system. Using a wired earplug involves a line that...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
Not a problem at all Albie! :D There's an...

Not a problem at all Albie! :D There's an absolute ton of great info in this thread, and all the questioning/debating is making it better by the day. I think it was ohgood that mentioned "as long...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
This.

This.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
No, I think you've misunderstood me. Just...

No, I think you've misunderstood me. Just pointing out how I use the smartphone while riding, and taking exception to abhibeckert's statement about "proper" navigation only being needed within the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
Depends on how you use it. I use CoPilot to...

Depends on how you use it. I use CoPilot to stream Bluetooth turn-by-turn directions into my Sena when out in the boonies (don't ride in city), not many apps do this. I don't want to slow down or...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-21-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
MotionX and CoPilot are not much alike and target...

MotionX and CoPilot are not much alike and target a different audience. For on-road navigation (especially iOS), CoPilot is very hard to beat. I understand the file transfer issue, but fortunately,...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,656
Posted By scootertrog
My current foam plugs are rated @ 29db NR. Would...

My current foam plugs are rated @ 29db NR. Would this helmet be more or less quiet? I did not see a weight listed, how much does a Medium weigh?
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By scootertrog
Are your current sockets Craftsman? If they do...

Are your current sockets Craftsman? If they do show considerable wear/tear, just take them into Sears and they'll exchange them for a new set - no receipt necessary.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-21-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
6+ would help a lot - I'm using the 4. Maybe in 5...

6+ would help a lot - I'm using the 4. Maybe in 5 years, I'll upgrade to the 5, lol.

I got my wife an iPad Mini2 for Christmas. Now that thing ........ would make a heck of a GPS! Too big for a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-21-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
The guy on the CoPilot forum was having trouble...

The guy on the CoPilot forum was having trouble creating a multi-waypoint route on his desktop and transfer to the iPhone. I think it was just an error on his part, not a CoPilot issue.

...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
BTW, Thanks Dan for posting your responses to the...

BTW, Thanks Dan for posting your responses to the guy asking questions on the CoPilot forum (I was the other guy attempting to help, lol). I had the answers, but not the required time to put them as...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By scootertrog
I don't ride off-road, but I can't see your phone...

I don't ride off-road, but I can't see your phone just popping out of one of these. They mold a flat sheet of plastic pretty tight around the phone and then that flap thingy bends over it, like it's...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By scootertrog
Highly recommend Slip Grip. I have a couple for...

Highly recommend Slip Grip. I have a couple for our iPods. I would have went with one for my iPhone, but I found the LifeProof bike mount real cheap on Ebay.
...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By scootertrog
Depends on what phone you are using. Here was my...

Depends on what phone you are using. Here was my solution with an iPhone4/4s:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1032980
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By scootertrog
I went through this dilemma about a year ago, and...

I went through this dilemma about a year ago, and settled for 12" trailer tires. I would have liked to use 13", but those are hard to find when you really need them. The 12" tires are everywhere,...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By scootertrog
It's always been my biggest wish for Sena to let...

It's always been my biggest wish for Sena to let you "lock down" settings via the Sena Manager on the PC. Trying to jack around with the knob while fumbling thru the instruction manual or worse yet -...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,687
Posted By scootertrog
I have a genuine "Powerlet" brand receptacle on...

I have a genuine "Powerlet" brand receptacle on my bike. Is the loose fit still an issue? Has anyone had their iPhones act weird while plugged into this device?
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,152
Posted By scootertrog
SMH-10 - tried and proven.

SMH-10 - tried and proven.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By scootertrog
^ Good program. I've been pretty satisfied with...

^ Good program. I've been pretty satisfied with iMazing, another "explorer-type" program for ios devices. It's pretty easy to transfer routes into CoPilot's folder as described above.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-11-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By scootertrog
I only carry a tank bag about 10% of the time. It...

I only carry a tank bag about 10% of the time. It has not happened with my iPhone (yet), but my Nokia Windows phone would easily overheat inside the tank bag plastic window, just playing music, lol.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,131
Posted By scootertrog
RAM stuff is amazing. Looking closely at the...

RAM stuff is amazing. Looking closely at the kinematics of the mechanical connection, you would think it wouldn't be all that vibration-proof. But it does work, and it's always best to use the...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,152
Posted By scootertrog
Proper response is "Make me a sandwhich, woman!" ...

Proper response is "Make me a sandwhich, woman!" :D
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-08-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,502
Posted By scootertrog
Perhaps you have 1 app (or 2) that are causing an...

Perhaps you have 1 app (or 2) that are causing an issue? There's evidence on this thread to this issue - some apps work the screen/cpu harder than others. Not to sound like a CoPilot sales junkie,...
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