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Forum: Canada 02-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Wicked Rent or borrow bikes in NFLD this August 2014?

My wife and I are flying to YYT (St. John's) in early August. Rather than rent a car to visit her grandmother in Bonavista we thought we might rent or borrow bikes from inmates.

Rent: We'll pay...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,069
Posted By matt.the.ogre
lazy-web request...

can mortals (not racers) buy the 450 RALLY from Honda?
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I'll jump in here to mention that I cracked my...

I'll jump in here to mention that I cracked my OEM skidplate (F800GS), replaced it with a BDCW skidplate and never looked back. I've hit some big stuff, including dragging the bike over a berm and a...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,873
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I'm interested in this jacket too -- they have a...

I'm interested in this jacket too -- they have a free return policy, shipping included (within the US.) Order it, try it, if it doesn't fit return it with free shipping.

I went to the pop-up store...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,135
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Nope. If a circuit on the PDM60 fails (overload)...

Nope. If a circuit on the PDM60 fails (overload) you just shut it off (shut bike off), wait a minute, and restart. It auto-resets the blown circuit. (Of course with the PDM off you should fix the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Wink Found online ordering at SoloMotoParts.com ...

Found online ordering at SoloMotoParts.com

F800GS / F650GS twin version:

http://www.solomotoparts.com/Spiegler-Stainless-Steel-Front-Top-Brake-Line-Lengthening-Kit-for-F800GS-08-11/

I just...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-15-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Help: Can't get nüMaps Lifetime on to my Montana

Timeline:

Bought Garmin Montana May this year. (no maps included)
Bought nüMaps Lifetime North America direct from garmin.com
Realize you need a map product first before you can add the...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 201,633
Posted By matt.the.ogre
The logo patches are bonded on to the fabric....

The logo patches are bonded on to the fabric. Probably to preserve the waterproofing.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I hear you -- not secure. I typically leave stuff...

I hear you -- not secure. I typically leave stuff in them during the day when traveling (unless in a downtown core.) And I also typically leave the bags on overnight, but empty of stuff. They are...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 201,633
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Wore my new Badlands Pro suit today for the first...

Wore my new Badlands Pro suit today for the first time. Just a 35 minute commute to work in SF Bay Area. It was 48F for most of my ride. Foggy but not raining.

Fit: I got the XL jacket and 40...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I like them and use them on longer rides to hold...

I like them and use them on longer rides to hold quick access stuff. A hat, tire pressure gauge, etc.
Forum: Racing 12-30-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,960
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Spare an invitation code for The Ogre? :D

Spare an invitation code for The Ogre? :D
Forum: Racing 12-27-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,419
Posted By matt.the.ogre
"Sorry, Eurosport Player is currently not...

"Sorry, Eurosport Player is currently not available for viewing in your geographical location" -- San Rafael, California, USA
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,582
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I did not connect the LED spots to the OEM...

I did not connect the LED spots to the OEM mounts. I didn't even bother researching if / who to do that. I just mounted them to the engine protection bars above the OEM mounts.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,582
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I run my Rigid Dually lights (spot) pretty much...

I run my Rigid Dually lights (spot) pretty much 100% of the time. I have them aimed low enough that I don't get flashes from oncoming traffic.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,582
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Nope, still stock high and low beams.

Nope, still stock high and low beams.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,582
Posted By matt.the.ogre
An alternative

I replaced my OEM foglights outright with Rigid 2x2 Dually LED lights (in spot pattern.) I mounted them using generic crash bar mounts, cut off the OEM leads and attached the Rigid leads to the OEM...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,903
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Www.lifeproof.com Waterproof case plus...

Www.lifeproof.com

Waterproof case plus bicycle bar mount. Done.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 201,633
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Quick reply to add to the SG3 (Streetguard 3)...

Quick reply to add to the SG3 (Streetguard 3) question:

I have the SG3 jacket and pants. I've been using them for cool weather commuting (SF Bay Area) and love them. Great wind protection,...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By matt.the.ogre
How about changing it to Imperial measures?

How about changing it to Imperial measures?
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By matt.the.ogre
:lurk Interested for my Canadian R1200GS too.

:lurk

Interested for my Canadian R1200GS too.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By matt.the.ogre
alternate source for Holan Adventure rack?

HolanUSA (aka F800depot) is out of stock. Any alternate source (other than Poland) that you're aware of?

I'm going on a trip next week and want to get these installed.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By matt.the.ogre
My research shows that the bags have different...

My research shows that the bags have different part numbers for different bikes, and the left bag is visibly different on the F800GS than the R1200GSA. The GSA has a right-angle cut-out for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-27-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I agree with Kyle. I have an F800GS and was also...

I agree with Kyle. I have an F800GS and was also at the RawHyde Adventure Rider Challenge in Moab. I rode there roughly 1000 miles an the F800 is an okay mileage machine. But for you, coming from and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,015
Posted By matt.the.ogre
My buddy Luca on Lucas Valley Road. BMW K1200RS. ...

My buddy Luca on Lucas Valley Road. BMW K1200RS.
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattman-the-ogre/5773443065/" title="IMG_2486 by Matt The Ogre, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,929
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Pics please. :D Sounds like a cool mod.

Pics please. :D Sounds like a cool mod.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 549,015
Posted By matt.the.ogre
My buddy Harold on Lucas Valley Road

Aprilia Dorsoduro

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattman-the-ogre/5773442779/" title="IMG_2485 by Matt The Ogre, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,395
Posted By matt.the.ogre
How about a GPS track image? Best I've got from...

How about a GPS track image? Best I've got from that trip. :evil
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,395
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Rode my F800GS at Carnegie for the first time on...

Rode my F800GS at Carnegie for the first time on Saturday. Only GREEN routes. Very fun!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Me and the missus are attending.

Me and the missus are attending.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 63,236
Posted By matt.the.ogre
iOS4 is available for the iPhone 3GS and works...

iOS4 is available for the iPhone 3GS and works pretty well. Free upgrade through iTunes.

I don't recommend using iOS4 on an iPhone 3G though. Many reports of running too slowly.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,135
Posted By matt.the.ogre
I've tried using both circuits: the externally...

I've tried using both circuits: the externally switched one and the "always on" or in my case "switched with the ignition" circuit. No difference.

Capacitor: Tell me more! :D Would that go from...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,135
Posted By matt.the.ogre
No relay. Wired directly to one of the PDM60...

No relay. Wired directly to one of the PDM60 circuits.

I will likely have to power from a separate circuit, yet. But that will take up 2 of the 3 available 15 AMP circuits on the PDM60.

Yes,...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 53,135
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Question for the group and especially Steve: ...

Question for the group and especially Steve:

I have a PDM60 and I'm installing it on my F800GS. So far so good but I'm having trouble getting my new TrailTech SCMR16...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 63,236
Posted By matt.the.ogre
iOS 4.2 was just released. If you have an iPhone...

iOS 4.2 was just released. If you have an iPhone 3GS or 4 you should upgrade. Glitches are far fewer. Don't upgrade if you have an iPhone 3 -- still very slow performance I hear.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 63,236
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Cry Rats. :eek1 Sorry for the misdirection. I have...

Rats. :eek1 Sorry for the misdirection. I have only ever tried Portrait I guess.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 63,236
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Wink With iOS 4 and above you can lock the orientation...

With iOS 4 and above you can lock the orientation of the phone:
- double click the home button
- slide the menu of apps to the left (by sliding your finger to the right)
- the orientation lock...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Bump. Anybody have an idea how to get the lock...

Bump. Anybody have an idea how to get the lock cylinder out if you don't have the key to turn it to expose the tab that you push in?
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Wicked Hi Daz: Great to meet you at the rally. Thanks...

Hi Daz: Great to meet you at the rally. Thanks for the pictures and videos. Great shooting and great memories. Best, Matt. (The Canadian one, not the cool Matt from Santa Cruz.:D )
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By matt.the.ogre
Dealer called back last night -- mounting...

Dealer called back last night -- mounting hardware for the engine guard is sold separately and they forgot to sell it to me. :evil Since the F650GS twin is so new I guess they're learning along with...
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