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Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,567
Posted By AdrianB1
I just got my Roam3 a week ago, complementing the...

I just got my Roam3 a week ago, complementing the existing Roam2. Answers:
1. 32 GB. Firm limit, no way around other than having a few cards with you (this is what I do) and/or a netbook to download...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,737
Posted By AdrianB1
I washed my Latitude pants a few times, I never...

I washed my Latitude pants a few times, I never had discoloration or color mixing; it looks like you really had something in the washing machine (maybe from a previous run) that broke and splashed...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,034
Posted By AdrianB1
Yes, the infinite nature of stupidity makes...

Yes, the infinite nature of stupidity makes things to happen even if you would not believe it. Like people wearing that stuff or plastic buckets as helmets.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
I finally got home after this 2 week trip. I had...

I finally got home after this 2 week trip. I had some more rain on the road, but it was much better than this particular day riding from Czech Republic to Austria.

Findings:
- if I wear just a...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
I am very tall (over 1.9m) so my arms are at a...

I am very tall (over 1.9m) so my arms are at a steep angle while riding; I am not saying it cannot happen, but it's not likely. There was more water at the elbow than lower, so my guess is some...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
Leaks everywhere

I got my Latitude pants in late 2012 and the Misano jacket in 2013. Due to lack of vacation time I did not have much chance to wear it until now.

A week ago I left Romania for a tour of Central...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By AdrianB1
It is a standard mini-USB plug. I don't know even...

It is a standard mini-USB plug. I don't know even what cable are you talking about, I don't remember getting one in the package. Anyway, I always used random cables with no problem at all.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By AdrianB1
D2S is just a socket used for HID bulbs as...

D2S is just a socket used for HID bulbs as opposed to the Chinese bulbs that come with wiring attached in H4 or H7 socket form. In Europe all cars that are factory equipped with HID are using this...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,931
Posted By AdrianB1
@liviob, if you change an old and duster air...

@liviob, if you change an old and duster air filter with a K&N or any brand of new filter you will see an increase in torque:
- because of a new clean filter
- because of placebo effect of making a...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By AdrianB1
If you want to use the comm devices overseas then...

If you want to use the comm devices overseas then you have a problem for anything that is not BT frequency as the local laws are quite different and some countries to monitor as trace the radio...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,245
Posted By AdrianB1
What model are the boots? I have a pair of Patrol...

What model are the boots? I have a pair of Patrol for more than a year and I never got any water inside, I also have SuperDuty but these are not waterproof (and SD4 take a lot of water, SD2 are...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,484
Posted By AdrianB1
I have installed the new version just for the...

I have installed the new version just for the speed dial; I have a pair of devices, but never stream music to the second one as I am riding solo almost every time, the other one is to hook up another...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
Coming back with feedback after several weeks of...

Coming back with feedback after several weeks of using the full Latitude suit, crashing with it and all: I love it. It is comfortable, it keeps me dry, I have enough space in the jacket to put a...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,672
Posted By AdrianB1
No, BT45 tires are not junk and I had 2 pairs on...

No, BT45 tires are not junk and I had 2 pairs on my bike, but to get an answer from their customer service that the tires are cracking because they got below freezing point it's the real problem.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
I have 840 pants and Misano jacket: the fabric on...

I have 840 pants and Misano jacket: the fabric on Misano is softer and lighter, in the crash the jacket suffered much more than the pants from abrasion. I love the 840 pants and the next pair will be...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
There are 2 tiny holes on the arm and 2 on the...

There are 2 tiny holes on the arm and 2 on the pants; the Goretex layers are not affected, I can use the suit even without patching but my concern is the cuts just not to grow larger in time until...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
I just crashed today in my brand new Latitude...

I just crashed today in my brand new Latitude suit. Rain, car changes lane and hits the brakes in front of me trying to turn 180, I lost front wheel and I did a lowside, slided on the road 20-30 feet...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By AdrianB1
I have Superduty 2 (since 2007), Superduty 4...

I have Superduty 2 (since 2007), Superduty 4 (bought in late 2011) and Patrol (since last summer). Superduty 2 are mostly waterproof, but not marketed in any way as waterproof. Superduty 4 are...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-04-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,532
Posted By AdrianB1
I received a dedicated GPS unit ~ 15 years ago...

I received a dedicated GPS unit ~ 15 years ago (quite a monster) and used it for a few years, but later I got a Windows Mobile phone with iGO and now I use Android with OSMand.

How it goes: I set...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,907
Posted By AdrianB1
I just spent the last 2 hours trying to update...

I just spent the last 2 hours trying to update the firmware to 4.2 beta. It does not take long if you are well prepared and lucky, I was not and I almost bricked the headset. Not so good for a...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,907
Posted By AdrianB1
No pads, just directly on the helmet liner.

No pads, just directly on the helmet liner.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,907
Posted By AdrianB1
Yes, this is the first thing I checked, they all...

Yes, this is the first thing I checked, they all look and move fine. After I mounted the kit on the helmet I still had the problem, then it worked for another ride and 2 nights ago, when I thought it...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,907
Posted By AdrianB1
It is not corrosion, it happened the same the day...

It is not corrosion, it happened the same the day I opened the box. The clamp was not even on the helmet when I did the first test, so that cannot be either. The BT module is properly seated on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,429
Posted By AdrianB1
It is an amazing world we are living it :) In...

It is an amazing world we are living it :) In Europe nobody is commuting 170 miles per day with a petrol-operated vehicle because burning so much gas is both polluting a lot and also very expensive;...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 600,907
Posted By AdrianB1
I got my dual set of SMH10 a month ago and I got...

I got my dual set of SMH10 a month ago and I got only a few rides with it. It is very nice, but ...

First, I have a problem with the right speaker - the contact between the BT module and the...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
Today I got a bit of water inside my Latitude...

Today I got a bit of water inside my Latitude pants; I have no idea how, but on a 30 minute ride in rain I got home with the left side of my butt wet and the other side perfectly dry. I looked at the...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By AdrianB1
Dainese. I am as tall but thinner and I paid 200$...

Dainese. I am as tall but thinner and I paid 200$ reduced from 300$ (small issue with the zipper). D-dry, Daisese version of GoreTex, liner for cold weather (t-shirt and jacket at +6 degrees...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,077
Posted By AdrianB1
Pinlock. I also wear glasses, the breath...

Pinlock. I also wear glasses, the breath deflector is instantly fogging the glasses on any helmet I had, so I always remove the deflector. I also noticed the wind-stopper is increasing the fog level...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 41,146
Posted By AdrianB1
I cannot imagine someone using a helmet on a...

I cannot imagine someone using a helmet on a daily basis for 5 years - all my helmets after ~ 3 years of daily use were lose, the liner was worn out and starting to break, the EPS was compacting and...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,808
Posted By AdrianB1
I have a similar home built device, but older and...

I have a similar home built device, but older and less potent :) It is quite small and it works on 4 regular AA batteries or rechargeables (easier to find than 9V) and the endurance is around 60...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,794
Posted By AdrianB1
I started at the bottom almost 8 years ago. It...

I started at the bottom almost 8 years ago. It took me a couple of years to get a full set of summer gear of low cost and low quality, then I started replacing everything one by one as all was crap....
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,017
Posted By AdrianB1
Here in Europe I bought a few titanium frames and...

Here in Europe I bought a few titanium frames and used regular lenses on most, changed every year (they tend to scratch), except for the last pair of lenses that are called here "polycarbonate"...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 99,288
Posted By AdrianB1
I have the Latitude pants and I am considering...

I have the Latitude pants and I am considering the jacket, but I am worried about the fit: I am tall and thin, 6'3" (1.92 cm) and just about 176 pounds (80kg). For the pants I got 34 tall and they...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By AdrianB1
3 hours 56 minutes, but only 5984 pictures. It...

3 hours 56 minutes, but only 5984 pictures. It looks like the 1 second interval is after saving the previous one, not after taking it, so it is 2.366 seconds on average between 2 photos.
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By AdrianB1
Still testing, I had to recharge the battery to...

Still testing, I had to recharge the battery to full condition so I started the test just a couple of hours ago - still running.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 24,088
Posted By AdrianB1
HJC RPHA-10. I had 2 other HJC helmets, CL14 (low...

HJC RPHA-10. I had 2 other HJC helmets, CL14 (low end) and AC11 (mid tier), I bought this one for the price (250 Euro, that's probably $200 in US), the 2 visors (one clear, one smoke), the Pinlock...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By AdrianB1
I can try this, just give me 24 hours to start...

I can try this, just give me 24 hours to start the test and then read the results. I will do this indoors, outdoors the battery life will be different (shorter if it is very cold).
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By AdrianB1
Kyle, If you have the original box just...

Kyle,

If you have the original box just check there is some padding inside, do not overcomplicate this. You can put some bubble wrapping inside the box so the mailman will not damage the helmet...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,037
Posted By AdrianB1
Guys, please help a noob like me to understand:...

Guys, please help a noob like me to understand: what kind of lead-acid batteries do you have on the bikes with the weigth around 10 lb? My Honda CBF 600 battery was ~ 5 lb and the Yamaha Fazer's is...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By AdrianB1
Icon boots - my experience with Icon boots in...

Icon boots - my experience with Icon boots in general is very good, I bought 4 pairs in the past 8 years.
For gloves I was very happy with Alpinestars (quite expensive) and Firstgear. I tried many...
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