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Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,986
Posted By bsquarewi
I have both Motoport Kevlar Jean custom made and...

I have both Motoport Kevlar Jean custom made and have also had a couple pairs of Sliders over the years (original 1.0 and now the 4.0). The Motoports are far and above more protective than the...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,373
Posted By bsquarewi
You'll be very happy with this setup, for sure. ...

You'll be very happy with this setup, for sure. Even with the current iPhone's semi limited voice commands it is so easy to switch playlists, make or answer calls with no hands needed and no...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,373
Posted By bsquarewi
Check out the webbikeworld.com bluetooth headset...

Check out the webbikeworld.com bluetooth headset reviews. From what I recall the Sena has the ability to charge while in use, so it could be charged for a long day like that. The Interphone that I...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,373
Posted By bsquarewi
That's not really 100% true. I use this remote...

That's not really 100% true. I use this remote on my iPhone 4 every day and it works fine. Sure, the phone will throw up a warning alert saying that this accessory is not compatible, but dismiss...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,434
Posted By bsquarewi
Well, I paid $6600 (+TTL) for my '08 ABS 3 years...

Well, I paid $6600 (+TTL) for my '08 ABS 3 years ago. My "cost of living" increase at work is usually 3%-ish. Over 3 years that bumps the '12 ABS to $7212 is what I would expect to pay.

Suzuki...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,434
Posted By bsquarewi
I'm a current 2008 WeeABS owner and I am not...

I'm a current 2008 WeeABS owner and I am not happy about the shinkage in tank size. Because I'm out in the middle of nowhere hoping I don't run out of fuel and end up stranded? No way. For me, my...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,434
Posted By bsquarewi
I can't decide if that front fender is actually...

I can't decide if that front fender is actually smaller than the current one or if that the faux carbon and lines just make it look smaller.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,434
Posted By bsquarewi
There, fixed that for ya.

There, fixed that for ya.
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 86,412
Posted By bsquarewi
Wait just one minute..... Is this whole thread...

Wait just one minute..... Is this whole thread just some elaborate viral marketing gimmick started by Motoport???

1. Guy buys expensive, quality motoport gear
2. Guy not happy with gear.
3. Guy...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,924
Posted By bsquarewi
Based on your order of requirements, you may want...

Based on your order of requirements, you may want to take a look at the Chatterbox XBI. I believe it has the ability to have both rider/pillion stream from the same MP3 source. Less expensive...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By bsquarewi
I've successfully used the Scosche RF Remote...

I've successfully used the Scosche RF Remote (http://www.amazon.com/Scosche-Remote-Control-classic-Black/dp/B000EBZ8Z2/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1305768526&sr=8-5) and the Monster iEZClick...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By bsquarewi
If you have an iPod with a dock connector that...

If you have an iPod with a dock connector that isn't a Touch w/built in bluetooth, then it is a must (IMHO) with a bluetooth headset. It is so much more convenient to leave the iPod in a bag in the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By bsquarewi
What's the point of getting a bluetooth headset...

What's the point of getting a bluetooth headset if you are going to tether it using a 3.5mm audio cable? Suggestion, get one of these iPod Bluetooth Adapters...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,920
Posted By bsquarewi
The number one reason is that they focus on...

The number one reason is that they focus on safety first and pretty much only. Their jackets are made with the priority of having the largest contiguious pieces of material with limited stitching. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,251
Posted By bsquarewi
http://www.happy-trail.com/Happy-Trails-Pannier-Mo...

http://www.happy-trail.com/Happy-Trails-Pannier-Mount-Kit.aspx


not quick release with locks, but it'll get the job done.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By bsquarewi
This thread will probably get moved to the Layin'...

This thread will probably get moved to the Layin' Down Tracks forum.

For all the functionality of a Zumo minus just the weather-proofing, you can pick up a Nuvi 765t right now (usually...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 915
Posted By bsquarewi
No kidding on that one. This can't be stated...

No kidding on that one. This can't be stated enough. I sent this unit back because of this. This is 100% unacceptable and should have been corrected by now. Any other bluetooth headset system on...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,898
Posted By bsquarewi
Love my CS jackets (I now have 2) I bought a...

Love my CS jackets (I now have 2) I bought a black one 3 years ago and loved it but wanted something more visible so I looked around at other options. Motoport was just too bulky and didn't feel as...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By bsquarewi
If you plan on eventually going AirMesh in ...

If you plan on eventually going AirMesh in Jacket, using just Stretch-Kevlar for your pants may be a good option. I've had a StetchKevlar "Street Jean" for 2 years now and have never been ...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,009
Posted By bsquarewi
How about just a dictionary of what this stuff is?

I'd like just a concise list and properties of all the materials used by protective gear manufactures. Doesn't need to be gear tested from the companies. Just genuine list from an independent...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 130,486
Posted By bsquarewi
I've had the flat-mic installed in my Shoei...

I've had the flat-mic installed in my Shoei RF1000 with this kit since I bought it. The sound of the mic is great (according to the people on the other end of the phone when I talk to them). While...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,305
Posted By bsquarewi
If you are looking at the X-Moto, consider the...

If you are looking at the X-Moto, consider the Rev'it Sirocco as well. Similar to the X-Moto with the front chest mesh areas. Sort of "aventury" as well being a 3/4 jacket.

Another option could...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 628,099
Posted By bsquarewi
I'd love to see them come up with a "Hybrid"...

I'd love to see them come up with a "Hybrid" Ultra II jacket where the bulk of the jacket is Stretch but the underarm areas would be mesh and the front chest could have large mesh areas instead of...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,501
Posted By bsquarewi
Vents? Pull over to close vents?? That just...

Vents? Pull over to close vents?? That just seems (to quote) stupid-stupid-stupid and archaic. The BMW Comfortshell kit with it's C-Change material that will expand and contract as temps rise and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,888
Posted By bsquarewi
2003-2004 BMW R1200CLC. A 700+ pound touring...

2003-2004 BMW R1200CLC. A 700+ pound touring bike had its sidestand attached to a little tab welded on to the tubular frame. No center-stand option. All that weight resting on a welded on tab.... ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-05-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,995
Posted By bsquarewi
Update: So I went back and forth with Garmin...

Update: So I went back and forth with Garmin support a bit and they are saying that the Nuvi 765's CAN pair with a Headset and phone to bridge calls in the same way the Zumo's can. They originally...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 130,486
Posted By bsquarewi
Good to hear. I went ahead and ordered one up. ...

Good to hear. I went ahead and ordered one up. Also ordered the "Flat Mic" for full face lids so hopefully that' mic will work out just as well. Should be here in a couple days and cannot wait to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,995
Posted By bsquarewi
Thanks. Yep, that's been the answer that I have...

Thanks. Yep, that's been the answer that I have found when searching old threads here in this forum. However, the Garmin support FAQ that I posted above specifically lumps the Nuvi's in with the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,995
Posted By bsquarewi
Thanks for checking. But sounds like you are...

Thanks for checking. But sounds like you are talking about an Autocom being WIRED into the Nuvi 765, right? How about a BLUETOOTH headset that can make and receive calls through the Nuvi? ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,995
Posted By bsquarewi
Can Nuvi's make/receive calls via Bluetooth headset?

Looking to get my first GPS unit and I'm looking for something that can 'bridge' between my cellphone and helmet bluetooth headset as well as stream MP3's (A2DP). The Nuvi 765t seems to be the best...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 130,486
Posted By bsquarewi
Sounds like you have had some experience with...

Sounds like you have had some experience with some various headsets. Do yo think that this new F4 system has a superior Microphone to the other systems you've tried? How do you think the sound...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,600
Posted By bsquarewi
Have you considered sending your 505's into...

Have you considered sending your 505's into Motoport and get a pair of the Stretch Kevlar jeans made to match the size? Without the liners they won't be waterproof like the goretex lined Dariens...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,924
Posted By bsquarewi
Does anyone have a line where to buy this jacket...

Does anyone have a line where to buy this jacket at a discount, like to the tune of the -$100 that 441cycle was offering last spring?
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,533
Posted By bsquarewi
I would totally wear that! But only on my...

I would totally wear that! But only on my speeder bike and only if it comes in HiViz.

But, since that outfit was discontinued long, long ago back to the question at hand. I've often wondered...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 299,881
Posted By bsquarewi
What do you mean by "both sizes" The Agrisupply...

What do you mean by "both sizes" The Agrisupply tube is only 3 1/4" diameter. Does TractorSupply have a bigger diameter canister? 4" - 4 1/2" would be ideal.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 37,391
Posted By bsquarewi
What about a pair of the Carhartts or Duluth's...

What about a pair of the Carhartts or Duluth's with a layer of Keprotec sewn in throughout? I have a pair of Motoport "stretch kevlar jeans" (vs. the mesh) which I thought I read here somewhere...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By bsquarewi
If you want Stereo you need to get a bluetooth...

If you want Stereo you need to get a bluetooth headset that supports A2DP (bluetooth version 1.2) which the Scala doesn't. Then you need a transmitter for your iPod like this:...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,924
Posted By bsquarewi
For those that have this jacket, what would you...

For those that have this jacket, what would you say the low Temp range is with the liner? Could this jacket be worn with liner early spring/later fall like down to a <40F morning commute?
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,733
Posted By bsquarewi
Repko, so would you compare the cut (length wise)...

Repko, so would you compare the cut (length wise) of this jacket to the ComfortShell? The CS is about a 5/8ths, tapered cut as well, does this fall similarly? Also, how about the Armor comparison?...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,366
Posted By bsquarewi
Well, this is different then how mine behaved...

Well, this is different then how mine behaved with my phone (a palm Treo). For me with the XBI it was:

1. Turn on XBI. It would not redial the phone or reconnect to it.
2. Call the phone, and...
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