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Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By Twohondas
I am interested in AW1 also. How does it work...

I am interested in AW1 also. How does it work with MC gloves? I understand they did some monkeying with the controls to enable glove use underwater...maybe that helps MC use?

I like the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,938
Posted By Twohondas
http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/425612/56 ...

http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/425612/56

Sold worldwide? USA?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Twohondas
Navteq is now Here and here so there you have it....

Navteq is now Here and here so there you have it. Garmin was obviously ok with it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,389
Posted By Twohondas
No it seems I split mileage between my bikes in...

No it seems I split mileage between my bikes in San Diego. On street tours I take the VFR or the Wing.

I have an early 09 and I do experience some oil consumption but never to the point of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,389
Posted By Twohondas
I have a VFR and a KLR (2nd gen). The 500 was not...

I have a VFR and a KLR (2nd gen). The 500 was not available when I bought my 09 KLR but I would have considered it strongly as well.

I really enjoy my KLR for putting around and indeed even rode...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8,897
Views: 1,416,680
Posted By Twohondas
Best looker of the show in Long Beach. ...

Best looker of the show in Long Beach.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15774862886_37ff7faf41_z.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,516
Posted By Twohondas
No ...you can see the white tag on the seat. Stay...

No ...you can see the white tag on the seat. Stay the F off! Guy at the booth said it was pre production model. I have to say the bike is gorgeous and I find more attractive than the new BMW...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,516
Posted By Twohondas
Long Beach MC show. ...

Long Beach MC show.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15774862886_37ff7faf41_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q2Yi9A)
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,466
Posted By Twohondas
Long Beach Show. The vent is pretty easy to...

Long Beach Show. The vent is pretty easy to adjust from the seat.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7562/15796587881_8ace536644_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q4TDet)
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,894
Posted By Twohondas
I like the idea of adding padding to the buttons....

I like the idea of adding padding to the buttons. I have found a water, dust and bugproof cameras are the only way to go for shots on the move. There is just too much risk from crap screwing up the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By Twohondas
Just an update on my research on the Nokia Here...

Just an update on my research on the Nokia Here navigation apps. Apparently the latest app update for the Windows 8.1 phone OS allows up to 8 waypoints. You can also download from the Here website...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 68,533
Posted By Twohondas
Think you are right about this. Nokia seems to...

Think you are right about this. Nokia seems to have spent their time on collecting the source data (Maps etc) and licensing the data to folks such as Garmin, Esri and many others. Till now app...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-23-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 68,533
Posted By Twohondas
Nokia still owns "Here" I believe along with the...

Nokia still owns "Here" I believe along with the Network business....just the Phone Division went with the deal. MS is not involved other than perhaps licensing the Map data.

Here works well...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,425
Posted By Twohondas
Gee I don't feel as "silly" now and even with an...

Gee I don't feel as "silly" now and even with an updated GPS mapset the fueling data in remote western areas frankly is not perfect just like AK.

I still maintain the NV stretch between Caliente...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,425
Posted By Twohondas
Carrying too much speed into a headwind on an...

Carrying too much speed into a headwind on an unfamiliar remote road (any gas???) out West can spell doom with a small tank. Tank size is a consideration for me as I am looking again for a new mount.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 48,425
Posted By Twohondas
I know that stretch of road. It does encourage...

I know that stretch of road. It does encourage rolling the throttle.
http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_5984/med_gallery_2144_5984_929656.jpg

Seems to me I had to moderate...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,906
Posted By Twohondas
In terms of fast setup the Catoma looks to be a...

In terms of fast setup the Catoma looks to be a fine choice as has been mentioned already. They seem rugged enough and are exceptionally fast to pitch. Apparently they have a big following in the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
Very well indeed. I still use them on my KLR. I...

Very well indeed. I still use them on my KLR. I used some duct/duck/painters tape on the sides to prevent chaffing. I also rigged some holders on the lic plate flap to better steady the load. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
Your comments are really 'weighing' on me :evil.....

Your comments are really 'weighing' on me :evil.. And yes I had to get my shock spring upgraded tooooooooooooo!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By Twohondas
I have not experienced the "slow to load/choppy"...

I have not experienced the "slow to load/choppy" behavior you have observed. Are your maps on the phone or coming over the wireless network? I have the entire USA mapset on the phone and the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
Yea the H&B bags do the job. Not quite as elegant...

Yea the H&B bags do the job. Not quite as elegant as the 6th & 8th gen setups but they work. I use the SW Motech quick lock racks although as stated I just leave the bags/racks on for the most part....
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
No you are mistaken that is clearly the...

No you are mistaken that is clearly the kickstand. Here is another "better" shot with full mission loading....you can see the stand sinking in the pavement here.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By Twohondas
Here Drive is pretty much point and shoot GPS...

Here Drive is pretty much point and shoot GPS software with no via/way point options as far as I can tell. I am not aware of a way to download a route to it either. There are some routing options...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
Wow good to see this photo. Makes me want to...

Wow good to see this photo. Makes me want to "clean up" my 99 and reduce the drag. For a couple of years I have been leaving my panniers on after I return from a tour mission. I still split though...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,721
Posted By Twohondas
Here Drive+ has been available for Windows Phones...

Here Drive+ has been available for Windows Phones for about a year I think. I have a Nokia 822 for the moment. Nice feature to download maps so you can work off line....as I recall I have the entire...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Twohondas
I have used S&T for many years. Looks like the...

I have used S&T for many years. Looks like the current version will be the last on the "street". Too bad as it is easy to use and fast.

I use it in conjunction with Mapsource/Basecamp. Most times...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,172
Posted By Twohondas
Not sure my Sport Touring VFR rig is "best" for...

Not sure my Sport Touring VFR rig is "best" for high speed and long distance but she manages well. After a few unfortunate experiences with the local authorities in NM and AZ, I was encouraged to...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,470
Posted By Twohondas
I run Mapsource and S&T on my Surface Pro...

I run Mapsource and S&T on my Surface Pro (original version) as well. Too bad S&T is going away. :cry

Basecamp is loaded and runs but I have not jumped in the BC pool yet!

At home...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,226
Posted By Twohondas
I have used a Coleman Cot for years for base...

I have used a Coleman Cot for years for base camping. They also serve for overflow at the house. Tried many cot designs but this worked best (most comfortable, easy on tent floors and inexpensive)....
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,649
Posted By Twohondas
I use the TNF Duffel bags in three different...

I use the TNF Duffel bags in three different sizes. The are not advertised as waterproof but have kept my gear dry in Alaska where it rained nearly every day. I tried waterproof roll type bags and...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,933
Posted By Twohondas
Not sure if you are in jest but ok ........... ...

Not sure if you are in jest but ok ...........

For the RAM waterproof camera I use a Fuji Z33 WP which has lasted far longer than any previous compact type camera (not WP rugged type cameras), I...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,933
Posted By Twohondas
I run with a "good" camera in the tank bag and...

I run with a "good" camera in the tank bag and another one mounted on a RAM mount on the bars. A water, dust, & dirt bug proof camera is essential.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By Twohondas
Just in case there is any doubt do not put a...

Just in case there is any doubt do not put a external zoom camera on the bars or ELSE.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7330/11088006604_1550279c58_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/hTNW4E)

This is what...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,666
Posted By Twohondas
You can never forget your heated grips and do not...

You can never forget your heated grips and do not need to stop to put them on or take off.

I used both here in the winter at altitude but mostly the grips work....
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,967
Posted By Twohondas
A Nikon One series may be worth looking at. With...

A Nikon One series may be worth looking at. With the Nikon adapter FT1 you can use the D80 DX lenses as well although the bigger lenses would be a chore to carry on a bike.

I am looking at...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,388
Posted By Twohondas
Wow a look back in time. Those were the days...

Wow a look back in time. Those were the days ....travel light! The tailbag is clipped to the saddlebags to steady them up....
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,814
Posted By Twohondas
As an update on my Pro, the latest version of BC...

As an update on my Pro, the latest version of BC works now on my Surface Pro but I continue to use Mapsource (I don't have the bandwidth to teach an old dog a new trick). It is nice to have the USB...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Twohondas
I believe the 350/390 just got a significant...

I believe the 350/390 just got a significant track capability firmware upgrade which should cover most of the bases. Apparently the track setup is akin to NAV 5.

However the OP still needs...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-02-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By Twohondas
Seems like something you want to play with before...

Seems like something you want to play with before hand on a PC with a big screen.....would be an interesting routine to write with a lot of variables I would imagine.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-02-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Twohondas
Your machine generates tracks automatically...

Your machine generates tracks automatically already. No need for another GPS.
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