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Forum: Equipment Today, 07:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By Rgconner
I am an early adopter of many technologies, but I...

I am an early adopter of many technologies, but I am not sure of this one.

I have reservations about the tubing and the detached unit. I forget too often to disconnect my electric vest, if I do...
Forum: Equipment Today, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By Rgconner
There are established protocols for testing for...

There are established protocols for testing for military use.

Should this hold up to that level? No, but it can give us a benchmark to compare against.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Rgconner
Order some 2XL cheekpads, see if it gives you the...

Order some 2XL cheekpads, see if it gives you the extra room you need:

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/schuberth-c3-cheek-pads

The inserts are the only difference between XL and 2XL.

3XL...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,524
Posted By Rgconner
Almost any UJM from the 70's and 80's, for...

Almost any UJM from the 70's and 80's, for example the CB750.

Same with Yamaha. I own both a CB550 and a XS650.

Most bikes that have an actual alternator are electromagnetic in both rotor and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,524
Posted By Rgconner
Only if they have permanent magnets. Many...

Only if they have permanent magnets.

Many alternators have electromagnets in the stator and rotor. If the battery is dead, or even very low, it will not energize no matter how many times you kick...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Rgconner
Reading the manual is a good start. Programming...

Reading the manual is a good start. Programming them with the programming cable is the best method.

While these units are cheap and have great functionality, HAM radios have a lot of complex...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Rgconner
http://www.miklor.com and RTFM for a start. ...

http://www.miklor.com

and RTFM for a start.

TL;DR:

Menu
Find Step
Set to 5.0K
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,453
Posted By Rgconner
Had an Italian girl (at least a 7) visiting...

Had an Italian girl (at least a 7) visiting Yosemite ask me if I could give her a ride on my classic Honda CB550.

PO had removed the rear pegs.... fucking POs!
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By Rgconner
If it is a solid state Peltier cooler, which I...

If it is a solid state Peltier cooler, which I suspect it is, then the 10 amps is continuous while it is running.
It is not like a compression cooler that has a startup demand, it is just 0 to...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By Rgconner
To suffer, I guess. Lot of people have...

To suffer, I guess.

Lot of people have medical conditions that make body temperature harder to regulate, like diabetes.

So I think this could help people ride in more edge temperatures then...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Rgconner
One of the vendors here is Velocity and their...

One of the vendors here is Velocity and their Juggernaut Armor.

http://www.fressadi.com/blog/?page_id=1873

scroll down to see what he looked like after being run over by an F250 truck.

The...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By Rgconner
So all together about $1000? Unit + mount+ shirt?...

So all together about $1000? Unit + mount+ shirt?

Shoot, there are Jackets that cost more than that.

Do they give ADV discounts? =)
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Rgconner
And make sure it is a job where you don't have to...

And make sure it is a job where you don't have to go into the office...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,836
Posted By Rgconner
They are trying to counter-steer...

They are trying to counter-steer...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 675
Posted By Rgconner
James Bond did not need a motorcycle jacket while...

James Bond did not need a motorcycle jacket while wearing a dress suit!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,170
Posted By Rgconner
Disregarding price... The SMH10, it is far...

Disregarding price...

The SMH10, it is far more flexible with the BT technology, and NO WIRES
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,145
Posted By Rgconner
Maybe he wants a bike for his crappy adventures? ...

Maybe he wants a bike for his crappy adventures?

Let's eat grandma!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,939
Posted By Rgconner
Builds character...

Builds character...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,145
Posted By Rgconner
I found it for you... ...

I found it for you...

http://pandoraboxx.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/cat-riding-a-fire-breathing-unicorn-16414-1280x800.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,124
Posted By Rgconner
Why would it be a cruiser?

Why would it be a cruiser?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,755
Posted By Rgconner
Lots of fish in the sea... threw that one back...

Lots of fish in the sea... threw that one back...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,755
Posted By Rgconner
Are you called that because you were thrown back?

Are you called that because you were thrown back?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,124
Posted By Rgconner
Parts is parts.

Parts is parts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,321
Posted By Rgconner
Yeah, just a little passive aggressive there on...

Yeah, just a little passive aggressive there on the OPs part.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,657
Posted By Rgconner
I married my redhead based on the numbers... ...

I married my redhead based on the numbers...

she goes to 11, man.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Rgconner
You can specify the length of the back protection...

You can specify the length of the back protection by how many segments it has.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,755
Posted By Rgconner
Shit. And I do ride a BMW700gs...

Shit.

And I do ride a BMW700gs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,755
Posted By Rgconner
I must be the Anti-Hipster. When I ride the...

I must be the Anti-Hipster.

When I ride the 75 CB550, I often hear "Man I had one of those when I was young. I wish I never sold it"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,124
Posted By Rgconner
Yeah, falling off a truck makes more sense. ...

Yeah, falling off a truck makes more sense.

The kind of catastrophic failure it would take to have that part come off the bike would mean there would be a "motorcyclist killed as bike explodes"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,350
Posted By Rgconner
Well, it would be a lot safer on Motorcycles if...

Well, it would be a lot safer on Motorcycles if there were no cars, so....


BAN CARS!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,137
Posted By Rgconner
Friends don't let friends eat at Wendy's.

Friends don't let friends eat at Wendy's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,137
Posted By Rgconner
Regardless of source, 15% fat is the minimum...

Regardless of source, 15% fat is the minimum generally accepted as being ideal for making a proper hamburger. 20% is sort of the max. You can go higher, but the burger just shrinks more.

Post...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,939
Posted By Rgconner
Not to mention the "Grom" and the hopefully...

Not to mention the "Grom" and the hopefully upcoming "Bulldog" from Honda
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 373,965
Posted By Rgconner
You must be kind to those less fortunate than...

You must be kind to those less fortunate than you...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431761
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,061
Posted By Rgconner
Castle Anthrax? https://youtu.be/DtcSYPjJbgg

Castle Anthrax?

https://youtu.be/DtcSYPjJbgg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,137
Posted By Rgconner
More than 85% lean makes for lousy hamburgers. ...

More than 85% lean makes for lousy hamburgers.


Sorry, must be hungry...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 373,965
Posted By Rgconner
No, it is going to make your life easier. The...

No, it is going to make your life easier. The LEDs run half or less the wattage of the original bulbs.

I put it on my 75 CB550 for that reason. I am almost at a break even point when idling,...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,200
Posted By Rgconner
Very interested... but I will look like Big...

Very interested...

but I will look like Big Hero 5 wearing this!

:rofl
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 373,965
Posted By Rgconner
A question, that you don't have to answer: ...

A question, that you don't have to answer:

What prevents you from DOT certifying?

Costs?

DOT standards not reasonable with LED lights + random reflectors?

Other?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,657
Posted By Rgconner
I have heard this before... I cannot...

I have heard this before...



I cannot tell; I think not: I will not
be sworn, but love may transform me to an oyster; but
I'll take my oath on it, till he have made an oyster
of me, he...
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