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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:08 AM
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Posted By Travex
'Easy Rider' chopper going up for auction next month

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/09/17/easy-rider-chopper-going-up-for-sale-next-month/?intcmp=features
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-10-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
More anomalous behavior. Been riding for the...

More anomalous behavior. Been riding for the last 3 days and was curious of miles so I used the "Where I've Been" app. I use the app as it not only displays the route, but also the miles for any...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Glad it's working well for you. No, there's no...

Glad it's working well for you. No, there's no altimeter, and you're right about it using GPS to calculate altitude.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Any problems since the update?

Any problems since the update?
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=tenere

http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=tenere
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
The price sure sounds right, but the results...

The price sure sounds right, but the results don't. Do you trust the shop/mechanic?

I don't enjoy casting aspersions but it almost smells like him putting your MC specific lube in his bike and...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
sallydog, is it possible that you used a...

sallydog, is it possible that you used a synthetic oil that has contents not conducive to clutch plates? There are those whose additives promote excess lubricity and won't provide the proper...
Forum: Beasts 04-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
I have a 2012 and a 2014 and it will fit provided...

I have a 2012 and a 2014 and it will fit provided you buy the new support component(s).
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Using the 350 today for just it's moving map with...

Using the 350 today for just it's moving map with no destination set, I had no autozoom. This is particularly bothersome/troublesome when a tighter directional reference is desired. Rather, the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 80,264
Posted By Travex
Hey Emoto, No, just posted a couple more...

Hey Emoto, No, just posted a couple more recently experienced problems I had the other day in that other thread: Inverse altitude readings and non-highlighted/non-autocorrected simple route...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Good point. I had stopped using that feature as...

Good point. I had stopped using that feature as it was very clear that the unit had enough failings as it were.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 33,767
Posted By Travex
That depends entirely on the boot and the size of...

That depends entirely on the boot and the size of it. Donning your boots before your pants typically results in decreased pant life. In my case I wouldn't even try it with my Sidi Canyons.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 80,264
Posted By Travex
I'd have bought this had I not had such a...

I'd have bought this had I not had such a negative experience with the 350LM. As a result, they've lost me as a customer.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Garmin's latest Motorcycle GPS, the 590LM fyi: ...

Garmin's latest Motorcycle GPS, the 590LM fyi:

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/motorcycles/zumo-590lm-zumo-590lm/prod145273.html
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By Travex
New Garmin 590LM

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/motorcycles/zumo-590lm-zumo-590lm/prod145273.html
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Of course hoadie, I should have done that. Here...

Of course hoadie, I should have done that. Here you go:

Software Ver: 3.70
Text Ver: 3.70 (American English)
GPS Firmware: 4.14.08
Bluetooth Firmware: 5.03 A15

They also attempted to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Although this thread's fallen asleep, more info...

Although this thread's fallen asleep, more info can't hurt.

Yesterday I was going through some smaller mountains and as I was riding a known area from 1800' to 650' I was shocked to see the GPS's...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
After a challenging ten day RTG...

After a challenging ten day RTG (round-the-garage) adventure, I was finally able to get the new ES out for a ride today.

I set the clutch and brake levers to where I had them on the 12 and it ...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
Well that's got to be the most salient post I've...

Well that's got to be the most salient post I've read on this bike. Very well put GrahamD.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 12:45 PM
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Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Agreed. It's undersprung for that load.

Agreed. It's undersprung for that load.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Your taste in fine furnishings is correct Sir.

Your taste in fine furnishings is correct Sir.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Brought an ES back from West Virginia yesterday. ...

Brought an ES back from West Virginia yesterday. Sorry for the phone pic, it was sent to me by my salesman.

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj534/Travexer/2014SuperTenereES-_zpsef5285c4.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
$400.00. It seems the difference between...

$400.00.

It seems the difference between $200.00 & $1000.00 is the latitude from which the dealer makes up for the great deal they just gave us. :lol3

Sales never fails to give me a chuckle....
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Agreed. Further yet, the newer modulars have...

Agreed. Further yet, the newer modulars have internal drop-down sun visors. A real luxury/necessity to be sure.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
Was quoted 14,800.00 minus accessories and...

Was quoted 14,800.00 minus accessories and delivery/prep for an ES today.

Going to have to take that back to the table or elsewhere.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
I'm with you as I had great difficulty with a...

I'm with you as I had great difficulty with a Shoei Hornet DS. While the bill is a real advantage it seemed it was nearly impossible to find ideal head position without gaining unwanted resistance...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Yeah, I'd get in line for one if they did. Prior...

Yeah, I'd get in line for one if they did. Prior to the '14 S10 release I was guilty of hoping beyond reason that the 660 would come over.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Yamaha Gets Ready to Leverage Its New Triple

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/03/the-gem-yamaha-gets-ready-to-leverage-its-new-triple/
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 59,236
Posted By Travex
Heck, and here I thought it was just a...

Heck, and here I thought it was just a convenience.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 33,767
Posted By Travex
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,136
Posted By Travex
The 303 Aerospace Protectant is a safe and...

The 303 Aerospace Protectant is a safe and effective non-silicone choice with minimal lubricity. I've used it for many years on marine, airplane, and motorcycling gear with excellent results.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 33,767
Posted By Travex
The Overland jacket and pants are ideal for me....

The Overland jacket and pants are ideal for me. Addressing the knee armor has me thinking that no manufacturer can design or produce any garment that will fit all people perfectly. That said, a...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,218
Posted By Travex
I had a stiff thread on a new Kathmandu jacket...

I had a stiff thread on a new Kathmandu jacket that was a bit annoying and I couldn't find it in the fabric. Called Firstgear and they insisted upon replacement which they did very rapidly. In fact,...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24,867
Views: 4,587,282
Posted By Travex
Only reason I can see is that the 2014 may have a...

Only reason I can see is that the 2014 may have a thing or two to dissuade you from that great deal. You win either way though.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-01-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,874
Posted By Travex
Thanks for your thoughts. I had ruled out...

Thanks for your thoughts. I had ruled out placement for the potential of extraneous radio frequency and therefore magnetics by having run the unit on it's battery in an alternate location (tank...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,791
Posted By Travex
Right on. I've found this to be even more...

Right on. I've found this to be even more relevant with the SMH10R when going from an iphone 4s to a 5s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,632
Posted By Travex
'nuf said.

'nuf said.
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By Travex
Steve McQueen's 1938 Harley-Davidson

Steve McQueen's 1938 Harley-Davidson heads to the auction block

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Published November 11, 2013
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