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Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By spoon
http://www.motobrain.net/ A lot to read but a...

http://www.motobrain.net/
A lot to read but a lot of capabilities. If you can home brew something like this - cool.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,478
Posted By spoon
Just to give you a look at what you might...

Just to give you a look at what you might experience. At 7:00 am Mountain Time, 7/17/14, at 7000 ft. it is 53 F degrees and 90% humidity. It rained yesterday afternoon and evening. The high should be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By spoon
since you have the harness out I would rebuild...

since you have the harness out I would rebuild the entire thing. http://www.easternbeaver.com/ this is a good place to start. I am doing the same thing on an early KLR.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,478
Posted By spoon
Black isn't a great idea from both visibility,...

Black isn't a great idea from both visibility, and heat in the desert. But, on a chilly day with the sun shinin on ya, you can sure feel the difference between the sun side and the shade side.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,438
Views: 915,042
Posted By spoon
majorpayne, I like your thinking.

majorpayne, I like your thinking.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By spoon
http://www.topgunmotorcycles.com/ read this for...

http://www.topgunmotorcycles.com/ read this for another opinion, good stuff.
keep the speed down and pack simple. have a great trip.
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,478
Posted By spoon
From my point of view (this is living in the...

From my point of view (this is living in the Southwest), most of the time our rain cells are scattered and sporadic. That means you can see them from a distance and have time to put on rain gear. A...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By spoon
If that thing will stay together it looks like a...

If that thing will stay together it looks like a good deal. Will it down load to a Mac?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By spoon
I'll jump in as one that is looking for a...

I'll jump in as one that is looking for a replacement also. Hopefully enough F-650 single owners will be looking and a solution will be found. The external fuel filter on the R1150 bikes is well...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,299
Posted By spoon
I just pulled the trigger on a Canon G-15. Next...

I just pulled the trigger on a Canon G-15. Next I'll see what accessories I need.:wink:
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By spoon
I use a wired speaker/mike setup from Pryme....

I use a wired speaker/mike setup from Pryme. http://www.pryme.com/
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,833
Posted By spoon
I commute in Firstgear Kathmandu boots. They are...

I commute in Firstgear Kathmandu boots. They are described as a "light" adventure style boot. The buckles are "light" and there is no real armor just some padding. Probably a little more protection...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By spoon
Another plus for the ExPed down. I've camped with...

Another plus for the ExPed down. I've camped with this for 3 years and can't find anything I don't like. 150 lb. 5'9". Lots of cush.
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,844
Posted By spoon
Sounds like good news all around. The factory...

Sounds like good news all around. The factory didn't leave enough slack in the wires going from the right and left switch gear and turning full lock will strech the wires to breaking. Snip the zip...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,844
Posted By spoon
On the 1150R site, look in the 1150R section,...

On the 1150R site, look in the 1150R section, more info than the Rockster part. Ride it but change the brake fluid as soon as possible. Check the battery terminals for tightness and see if the zip...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,432
Posted By spoon
To add to oduibhir's comments, I live in NM and...

To add to oduibhir's comments, I live in NM and see the same temp swings with less rain. I use a one piece rain suit over a First Gear jacket. In this part of the world you can usually see a thunder...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By spoon
<cite class="_fd">www.motobrain.net/</cite>‎ If...

<cite class="_fd">www.motobrain.net/</cite>‎
If you want to go all out!:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,751
Posted By spoon
A wise course.

A wise course.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-05-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,208
Posted By spoon
And what might this Alt. mod be? Can someone...

And what might this Alt. mod be? Can someone point me in the right direction.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By spoon
You might look at the battery connections for...

You might look at the battery connections for corrosion and tightness.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,753
Posted By spoon
What I currently have is a VHF/UHF that I keep in...

What I currently have is a VHF/UHF that I keep in the tank bag. I have a hardwired antenna on the rear and a bar mount PTT. Check out Pryme http://www.pryme.com/ for a helmet speaker/mic/PTT setup....
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,438
Posted By spoon
Has anyone taken a hardness test of the shaft? If...

Has anyone taken a hardness test of the shaft? If the shaft is surface hardened, as it should be, this may be interesting information.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By spoon
What ever you use pack it with grease.:rofl

What ever you use pack it with grease.:rofl
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 112,111
Posted By spoon
I could give a H4 replacement a workout. This is...

I could give a H4 replacement a workout. This is on a Sportster that lives in the mountains. Send a PM.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,314
Posted By spoon
Look at replacing all of the fuel lines - inside...

Look at replacing all of the fuel lines - inside the tank too - if not done in the last few years.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,478
Posted By spoon
There are a lot of things that could be wrong but...

There are a lot of things that could be wrong but first, what maintenance has been done? The entire fuel system is suspect. Plugs, wires and stick coils. Air cleaner? Bad fuel? The fuel system has...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By spoon
I would also like to find a windproof/waterproof...

I would also like to find a windproof/waterproof over mitt. I ride year-round and it's cold now. 17F going to work the other morning. I got some ATV hippo-hands style covers and modified them to fit...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By spoon
What is the red ring at the wrist?

What is the red ring at the wrist?
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By spoon
I started with mine in the spring and finally...

I started with mine in the spring and finally changed to something warmer when the temps went to the 20's (F). My previous jackets have been the short cut style (Flex) and I realy like the Jaunt. I...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By spoon
I have an Arai Profile. If the face shield gasket...

I have an Arai Profile. If the face shield gasket is not lubed I get more noise than when it is. There is a break in the gasket where a latch hooks the face shield shut and a lot of noise is...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,605
Posted By spoon
http://www.vololights.com/ I think these are on...

http://www.vololights.com/
I think these are on the market now or soon.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 31,142
Posted By spoon
I was having intermint heating issues and found...

I was having intermint heating issues and found some corrosion on the power connections. I have a BMW style female connector on the front of the bike with a plug in wire connecting to the tank bag,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By spoon
I have been chasing a similar issue. Mine has...

I have been chasing a similar issue. Mine has 47,000 miles. I am thinking of pulling the front chain cover to see whats up in there. Anyone have experience with this? Do you have strange vibrations...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,626
Posted By spoon
Your low on fuel.

Your low on fuel.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,885
Posted By spoon
Bring your long john's!!

Bring your long john's!!
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By spoon
I use the open heal type (Tourmaster I think) for...

I use the open heal type (Tourmaster I think) for down pours. You may get water under them for a few inches but I have never had wet feet from them.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,872
Posted By spoon
Laugh I've been reading "Frankenstein" you 6 footers...

I've been reading "Frankenstein" you 6 footers might want to look in there for some ideas!!
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,265
Posted By spoon
Update on this!!

Update on this!!
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,378
Posted By spoon
I just received the First Gear version. First...

I just received the First Gear version. First ride today. Here in the Great South West days of rain is usually not an issue, Usually.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By spoon
Even though you said it was speed related and not...

Even though you said it was speed related and not rpm you might want to look at the alternator. A bearing or bad diode might be the cause.
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