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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I also experienced frozen video but working sound...

I also experienced frozen video but working sound on my initial test run
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Looks like it's entirely random if an SD card...

Looks like it's entirely random if an SD card will work. I've been using ALL SanDisk of various types and the one I pulled from my Contour Roam is working fine, I didn't even reformat it. Now I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Just tried an 8 GB card (SanDisk) and it has the...

Just tried an 8 GB card (SanDisk) and it has the same issues, corrupt files.

Could the source of power be affecting it?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I don't but will buy one today. I did get some...

I don't but will buy one today. I did get some successful recordings with my original 64 gb card (same Brand) ironically...tech support from Innov thinks it's the card too. He said to use a "trusted"...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Started with a 64 but then when it popped out it...

Started with a 64 but then when it popped out it fell into the guts of my bike and it's so small there's no way I'll ever find it. I got a 32 GB now and every file is corrupt. :(

How do you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Got a replacement box from them and I get all...

Got a replacement box from them and I get all corrupt files with that one too. I assume the issue has to be the lense?

Is it possible I snagged it too tight under the fake tank? I don't think so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I ordered the capacitor model as well and it came...

I ordered the capacitor model as well and it came with the aforementioned cable so perhaps it was just missing from your kit.

I've had issues where it would produce corrupt files or freeze on the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Never mind, figured it out. Two questions: ...

Never mind, figured it out.

Two questions:

1. Whats the plug in microphone for? It uses the power connector, so you can't power the camera while using an external mike? Do they all have 80...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
So which wires go where? ...

So which wires go where?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-X4Z8NH6fn4E/VU5yFwKgunI/AAAAAAAAE3E/sQeLFBNE-sY/s640/IMG_00795.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Right, so the cable that comes with it with a...

Right, so the cable that comes with it with a forked connector and a bare wire is only for attaching to a battery then?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
If I want to use it with a power distribution...

If I want to use it with a power distribution block instead do I just cut off the fork?

I mean, I ordered a USB one too but it looks like this in comparison:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Quality is pretty poor on the control box. I...

Quality is pretty poor on the control box. I already broke it...the SD card did not insert very easily and cleanly and I needed a nail file to pop it in and out. ANd it finally fell INTO the box so...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Is this what the end of the battery attachment...

Is this what the end of the battery attachment cable is supposed to look like??

I just got mine...seems like it's missing a connector?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Can I meet you in Sacramento if I need help...

Can I meet you in Sacramento if I need help installing it? :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
This is how mine are mounted ...

This is how mine are mounted

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--bBAvcJl9oI/VSBLRYzdDQI/AAAAAAAAEwA/mpHsZJWJ6UY/s400/IMG_00775.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,369
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Thanks a lot for this thread. My headlamps are...

Thanks a lot for this thread. My headlamps are mounted parallel to the main lamp so I'll see how I can mount my camera, but I am stealing the rest of your ideas.

I ordered the 120 degree...we'll...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Thank you so much. I also have AUX headlamps so I...

Thank you so much. I also have AUX headlamps so I can mount it there. Awesome!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-11-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Where would you perma mount a Innov C3 camera

I'm ordering an Innov C3 camera which I'd like to perma-mount to the bike wired to the battery and set to loop the video so that I have a permanent dash cam equivalent. I currently use a Contour on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 138,060
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I did 600 miles a week ago in one day SF to Vegas...

I did 600 miles a week ago in one day SF to Vegas via Death Valley and the comfort seat did great. I hurt all over after but not because of the seat :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Power Commander and Warranty?

I recognize I could just remove it when I go in for tune-ups but I'd like to know if a PCV would technically voice my warranty?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I tried popping the fuel tank filler cap, someone...

I tried popping the fuel tank filler cap, someone suggested it. It also rained yesterday for the first time but my bike has been in the rain plenty of times.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By HappyHighwayman
2012 F800GS won't start

Bike ride fine Friday. Started but not ridden Saturday. Battery is charged, has fuel, no warning lights. The bike will go rrrrr-rrrrr-rrrrr-rrrrr but not actually start.

Plugged it into the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,385
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Yep. Got a kit with chain and sprockets....

Yep. Got a kit with chain and sprockets. Unfortunately the master link for the chain was the wrong one (Apparently I need a 525 and even though that's what I ordered it had a "520") but the shop...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-12-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,385
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I ended up just replacing it. BMW quoted me $450...

I ended up just replacing it. BMW quoted me $450 including labor, but I went and purchased my own chain and sprocket set (went for a fancy gold colored chain, matches the forks now ;)) and saved...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,385
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I've admitted not been so great the last few...

I've admitted not been so great the last few thousand miles in terms of always cleaning the chain thoroughly before reapplying the lube.

I'll likely change it up and try to be more thorough in the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,385
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Other than keeping it clean and lubing it every...

Other than keeping it clean and lubing it every 500-600 miles, I'm not sure what else I should have done? I had my 600, 6000, and 12000 mile services.

Hers wore out in a similar amount of saddle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-28-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,385
Posted By HappyHighwayman
How long did your chain last?

I got my bike May 2012, and at about 15,000 miles my co-worker with a F650GS reminded me to check the chain. I had been noticing some weird feelings on the bike lately and when I inspected the chain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Two up suspension adjutments

I weight about 172 without gear, and my g.f. probably weighs 120ish?

Do I need to adjust both pre-load and the shock's rebound? Can I get away with just pre-load? I've never ridden with a rider...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-05-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Took it to the dealer yesterday, looks like it...

Took it to the dealer yesterday, looks like it might even be more expensive than anticipated as one of the fork seals is leaking and there are scratches on the pegs. Though I'd feel silly replacing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By HappyHighwayman
As far as I know I have no agreement with my...

As far as I know I have no agreement with my insurance company to use the steering lock when the bike is parked, so what's the difference?

I'm taking the bike to the dealer Saturday for a quote.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-03-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Makes me realize that someone could easily break...

Makes me realize that someone could easily break the steering lock with their foot and hands if they're strong enough.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Bike knocks into mine. Steering lock broken.

So a guy on a Husky Sumo knocked into my bike when he slipped on the municipal rail track last rainy Friday and knocked my bike into the car next to it.

The steering lock was engaged, and the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-14-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,805
Posted By HappyHighwayman
First flat on F800GS

So yesterday I was 1 mile from my house when things felt a little "off" so I pulled over and check my tires and the rear one was looking rather flat. I noticed it right after I rode over some light...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By HappyHighwayman
1 to hold the bulb and 99 to rotate the...

1 to hold the bulb and 99 to rotate the motorcycle?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I took it to the dealer because I didn't have a...

I took it to the dealer because I didn't have a spare bulb. 10 minutes, $14 + tax for the bulb, they did it for free on the spot.

FYI the computer shows the warning yellow light and "LAMP". Hard...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By HappyHighwayman
Burnt headlamp bulb

8000 miles in, headlamp died. Pretty cool the computer let's you know.

How hard is this to replace oneself?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 327,101
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I don't need 50-50 tires and the Scorpions are...

I don't need 50-50 tires and the Scorpions are more 80/20ish ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-17-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 327,101
Posted By HappyHighwayman
To clarify on-road I mean highway and city...

To clarify on-road I mean highway and city streets. No dirt trails, horse trails, gravel or anything of the sort.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 327,101
Posted By HappyHighwayman
I already got a cheap set of very slightly used...

I already got a cheap set of very slightly used Scorpions for when mine wear out (7000 miles so far), so your answer basically just tells me to use those and maybe after that check out the K60s.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 327,101
Posted By HappyHighwayman
How do the K60s stack up against the stock...

How do the K60s stack up against the stock Pirelli Scorpions in terms of on-road ONLY usage?
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