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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,833
Posted By brakedw
I may be missing something here but could the...

I may be missing something here but could the owner not pay off the bike, get the title in hand, then do the deal with cash or certified check in person?

If he does not have the funds available,...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,120
Posted By brakedw
Good to know I may borrow a truck/suv to be safe,...

Good to know I may borrow a truck/suv to be safe, thanks
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,120
Posted By brakedw
Is the 5 drawer boxed so u could fit it in a car...

Is the 5 drawer boxed so u could fit it in a car trunk or back seat (think average 4 door sedan)?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,548
Posted By brakedw
+1 Skene P3

+1 Skene P3
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By brakedw
Can-bus

Here are some pictures from the install. I did not have to cut/splice/tap anything:clap

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978259
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By brakedw
37 closed 42 expanded on my f700gs by my...

37 closed 42 expanded on my f700gs by my calculation
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By brakedw
I can measure tonight and then post for ya if no...

I can measure tonight and then post for ya if no one can do it sooner.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
Yep I considered that I just had concerns about...

Yep I considered that I just had concerns about the delayed off that that produces, I read too many reports of it not shutting off like it should.

Works done now so we will see how it goes, if...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
so decided to run the trigger wire from a vent...

so decided to run the trigger wire from a vent whole on the left side of the headlight housing.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 66,165
Posted By brakedw
can-bus adapter install

still deciding how to run the trigger wire

next stop plasti dip windshield and pdm60 install

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978259
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
can-bus adapter install F700GS

forgive me messing up the title I forgot a 0:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
shrunk ...

shrunk

http://i928.photobucket.com/albums/ad126/brakedw/can-%20bus%20adapter/5F8A41F5-972B-4A88-8335-D2B30A3858BE_zpsno9vjtpw.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
test fit before shrinking ...

test fit before shrinking

http://i928.photobucket.com/albums/ad126/brakedw/can-%20bus%20adapter/EDF8DBA9-DABC-415B-B50E-40A555F8695B_zps05gl0lyo.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
the adapter plugged in and tested, Just remember...

the adapter plugged in and tested, Just remember that the light can work even if adapter backwards so test the trigger line. Also I tested just to be sure the trigger wires stays active even if light...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
the adapter with light bulb plugged in ...

the adapter with light bulb plugged in

http://i928.photobucket.com/albums/ad126/brakedw/can-%20bus%20adapter/919A9E29-3B41-4332-BD88-CCB221695F1B_zps787m6t8v.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
parking light pulled out just, remove the bulb ...

parking light pulled out just, remove the bulb

http://i928.photobucket.com/albums/ad126/brakedw/can-%20bus%20adapter/FAE8767C-5BCA-4072-8A6C-6344F271BA1E_zps1hrqdxb1.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
the inside, the parking light is below the head...

the inside, the parking light is below the head light and pulls right out
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
the low beam socket ...

the low beam socket

http://i928.photobucket.com/albums/ad126/brakedw/can-%20bus%20adapter/C638FB4A-6FF8-4E53-9EC9-BBDA44D324B0_zpsnhpm8cmm.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By brakedw
Can-bus adapter install F70GS

So I needed a trigger wire for my pdm60 and decided on the can-bus adapter that plugs into the parking light under the low beam. Since I looked all over and could not find photos of the install I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By brakedw
After buying a front stand then a rear stand then...

After buying a front stand then a rear stand then a center stand for my f700gs I can say I should have save my money and just gotten the centerstand first. It dies both and it's always with me
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,610
Posted By brakedw
microsoft surface pro, small, fully functioning...

microsoft surface pro, small, fully functioning windows 7 and no moving parts to break.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 404,370
Posted By brakedw
When in doubt fill up the tank! Or your msr fuel bottle is no help in the garage!

So last Sunday I went for a group ride through the mountains and covered about 220 miles. By the end my fuel light had been on awhile and I was in a hurry to get home so I pushed my range limit and...
Forum: Hacks 02-25-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,793
Posted By brakedw
&/

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Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,024
Posted By brakedw
I like having a key pad outside my garage that...

I like having a key pad outside my garage that way I do not have to carry anything on me or the bike and allows me to get in to get bicycle, lawn equipment etc. I think I spent less than $30 on it...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,063
Posted By brakedw
I'd consider using something like Olympia recon 3...

I'd consider using something like Olympia recon 3 mesh at about 110.00 and then throw a 20.00 frogg toggs over them in rain. I've tried on several waterproof wind proof pants and all were to hot for...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 50,256
Posted By brakedw
fedex grant

Rob,

Regarding the Grant, I went to sign it because after a lot of research I'm enthusiastic about their product and will be getting one soon. I not signing it yet because 1) you have to use...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 88,139
Posted By brakedw
Found this at big lots as well

Found this at big lots as well
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,820
Posted By brakedw
Congrats on the bike! I've got just over 4,000 on...

Congrats on the bike! I've got just over 4,000 on my F700GS. I too had a big problem with the wind and windshield, Thought I was going to have to change it then because of my 6'1" I put on 30mm bar...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By brakedw
+1 cycle gear in charleston has a pretty decent...

+1 cycle gear in charleston has a pretty decent selection of the items you are looking for and good hours. not far from there is a powersports motorsports with an ok selection as well.
Good...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,061
Posted By brakedw
TCX infinity GTX boots Love mine I've worn...

TCX infinity GTX boots

Love mine I've worn them all day in the office and felt great, I replaced the insole with a SUPER FEET insole and they are even better. :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 01-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By brakedw
appears to be fixed and for sale ...

appears to be fixed and for sale

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=943811
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,745
Posted By brakedw
+ 1 on these very bright easy to install no...

+ 1 on these very bright easy to install no canbus issuses and can add additional leds to the unit easily
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,826
Posted By brakedw
see if i can post picks, misting rain today...

see if i can post picks, misting rain today everything stayed dry but i would not trust it in full rainhttp://dwbs.smugmug.com/Other/Email/i-34csmd5/0/M/image-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,826
Posted By brakedw
Just picked up 2. Can't complain for the money....

Just picked up 2. Can't complain for the money. The website has them on isle 12 but I found them front of store in their bargain bin section. Their listed price was on sale for 14.** but rang up at...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-26-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By brakedw
confusion

from what i can tell you will need to purchase or download a detailed topo map and use base camp to marke your routes the upload it to your GPS, without the topo maps I dont think you will get the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By brakedw
ap2

If I understand correctly if you want anything to be switched you need a relay, either bought in kit form or with a relay and wires make your own. no relay means always on power.
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 541,219
Posted By brakedw
Any good options to replace the 2013 f700gs cast...

Any good options to replace the 2013 f700gs cast wheels,I'm considering switching to spoked wheels and using tubes, as well as a more 50/50 tire
Thank you
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 88,139
Posted By brakedw
Ill work on a night shot for you . I tried them a...

Ill work on a night shot for you . I tried them a little tonight aimed pretty low they did fill in the dim areas of the stock light I font thick they added anything to distance but I was more visible...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 88,139
Posted By brakedw
Looking to increase how visible I am to cages...

Looking to increase how visible I am to cages given the facts that I'm cheap and spend 90% of my time on road I thought I'd try these out. I spent about 35$ 30 minutes of time and swapped out my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,634
Posted By brakedw
I've got 4000 miles on my f700gs and I'm very...

I've got 4000 miles on my f700gs and I'm very pleased with my decision. I'm 90/10 road so the 800 is overkill for me. I'm 6'1 so I raised the handlebar. The only 2 things that bug me a little is the...
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