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Forum: Equipment Today, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By K1W1
If I go that route the bladder will be in a...

If I go that route the bladder will be in a pannier with no drinking tube attached. Putting it inside a plastic bag is a good suggestion. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment Today, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By K1W1
Kriega hydration bladder as water storage

It occurred to me that a spare 3L Kriega hydration bladder carried in a pannier as additional water storage would work fairly well in size and shape terms. The advantage being that it could simply...
Forum: Equipment Today, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By K1W1
Thanks for the review. You should either re post...

Thanks for the review. You should either re post it or place a link to it in the Kriega thread in the Vendors section. They can't help but see it there.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 216,346
Posted By K1W1
Recently fitted a Touratech spoiler to my Roadie...

Recently fitted a Touratech spoiler to my Roadie windscreen. Love it. I can ride in a very, very gentle breeze with my visor up and almost no wind noise.
The best part is because it is held on by a...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By K1W1
The waterproof ability of my Forma Adventures...

The waterproof ability of my Forma Adventures lasted a bit over 18 months. The local distributor told me that they never stay waterproof more than 3 years. Don't expect really long term dry feet...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By K1W1
Like those. Thanks for the link.

Like those. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By K1W1
The X10 is supported by Adobe Camera RAW. As far...

The X10 is supported by Adobe Camera RAW. As far as sharpness is concerned I don't have any problems with mine.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7204/6861292093_5ae86a89ff_b.jpg...
Forum: Photos Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By K1W1
X100s being used left handed and 80kph or...

X100s being used left handed and 80kph or thereabouts. Just an experiment.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3865/19243407179_2e9c7e5c94_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vjtuwp)
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By K1W1
The other option is to go with grip puppies or...

The other option is to go with grip puppies or similar on the grips to reduce vibration then wear normal gloves.
Forum: Photos 07-04-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By K1W1
I think that if all the how to use Photoshop...

I think that if all the how to use Photoshop videos were removed from YouTube it would become a very empty place. :D
Seriously.
Search for Julianne Kost. She is Adobes chief evangelist for...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-03-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 290,872
Posted By K1W1
Love that high version.

Love that high version.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,792
Posted By K1W1
Nikon haven't had screw drive focus motors in the...

Nikon haven't had screw drive focus motors in the consumer DSLRs for years. I think the D90 was the last model that did. NONE of the D3xxx or D5xxx bodies have screw drives. You need to start at the...
Forum: Photos 07-03-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 594,574
Posted By K1W1
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3833/11834365746_6f5...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3833/11834365746_6f509411b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j2LdCJ)
Forum: Photos 07-03-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By K1W1
Nik works okay for HDR but I do find that with...

Nik works okay for HDR but I do find that with Fuji files it is prone to introducing halos unless you are careful. If you don't know what halos are they are generally thin lines around the edges of...
Forum: Photos 07-03-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By K1W1
I have been a X100s as my more or less exclusive...

I have been a X100s as my more or less exclusive on bike camera for a couple of years. I only take the Nikon DSLR when I need to now and the third option is my X10 which is the camera that got me...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By K1W1
Can't speak for the harness with heavy loads but...

Can't speak for the harness with heavy loads but agree about using it with the hydration bladder and a light load only.



You can piggy back a US-5 or US-10 (number is the size in litres) dry...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,132
Posted By K1W1
I can only speak from my own experience. Back in...

I can only speak from my own experience. Back in '07 we were early adopters and had two pairs of Cardo systems (4 headsets) that we used to communicate between my wife and I on two different bikes...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,792
Posted By K1W1
And pray tell, where can I pick one of those up...

And pray tell, where can I pick one of those up for $5-600?
We can all recommend our wish list and there is nothing at all wrong with the X-T1 system BUT it's two to three times the budget that the...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,792
Posted By K1W1
Virtually none. A typical lens alone for that...

Virtually none. A typical lens alone for that sort of use will cost four times what you want to spend on the whole set up. You need to balance what results you want against what you want to spend....
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,792
Posted By K1W1
If you are looking for a smallish light DSLR for...

If you are looking for a smallish light DSLR for holiday photos, pics of the kids, shots of the bike at Landmark X, etc the D3200 kit will do fine. It will not excel at MX or moto sports fast action...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By K1W1
Mesh jackets and large vents are the enemies of...

Mesh jackets and large vents are the enemies of cooling vests. To the OP maybe try against with only wrist vents open and a small back vents if you have that option.
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By K1W1
I don't gave a SMH10 but my wife and I frequently...

I don't gave a SMH10 but my wife and I frequently music share using S20s in and around Melbourne (Australia) with no interference issues.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 933
Posted By K1W1
Thanks for that link they have some good looking...

Thanks for that link they have some good looking stuff. I have always worn bike shorts but I amy be tempted to try some of these products.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-27-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,029
Posted By K1W1
I wouldn't worry overly about the valves but I...

I wouldn't worry overly about the valves but I would do the oil and filter change and the rest of the service before your trip.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-26-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By K1W1
The screw may not have penetrated the tube but it...

The screw may not have penetrated the tube but it may have weakened it leaving potential for a leak at the most inconvenient time. At the very least I would replace the tube and also to see if it...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By K1W1
Maybe I missed it but in the "for" arguments...

Maybe I missed it but in the "for" arguments above it did not see any reference to structural degradation of the outer shell caused by long term exposure to sunlight? Is that not an issue?
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By K1W1
The answer to that should be blindingly obvious....

The answer to that should be blindingly obvious. Who else but anybody into S&M would even consider riding a 250kg+ fully loaded bike in any sort of off road situation? :D:D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,415
Posted By K1W1
Most of your riding is on paved roads or graveled...

Most of your riding is on paved roads or graveled roads, you want to commute and possibly take your wife way for the weekend. The XRx is a better choice than the XCx it will handle better on the road...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-24-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By K1W1
It's not the rotten egg smell you sometimes get...

It's not the rotten egg smell you sometimes get from Catalytic Converters is it?
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By K1W1
Put a bit of closed cell foam in the bottom of...

Put a bit of closed cell foam in the bottom of the tank bag and put the camera on that and it will be fine. I have carried DSLRs on tanks for years with no adverse effects. They are a heck of a lot...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By K1W1
Revzilla have a video on line.

Revzilla have a video on line.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By K1W1
Get yourself a Reevu helmet with an in built rear...

Get yourself a Reevu helmet with an in built rear vision mirror that shows what is directly behind you. I have been using one for over 18 months and can throughly recommend them (apart from the...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By K1W1
I'm the same height, slightly smaller in weight...

I'm the same height, slightly smaller in weight and chest and wear the same pants size.
Medium Latitude pants and jacket fit perfectly and can be worn "naked" (shorts and tee shirt underneath in...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By K1W1
Not sure how hard or where you looked but I found...

Not sure how hard or where you looked but I found them easily on the Happy Trails product page for the Funduro brackets under the link called "Fitting Instructions"...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By K1W1
I agree it looks to me that the mounting bar is...

I agree it looks to me that the mounting bar is probably rubbing against the swing arm and restricting its movement. If it happening on both sides that would make for the solid feel.
Pretty crap...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,536
Posted By K1W1
What about Barkbuster Blizzards? Keep the water...

What about Barkbuster Blizzards? Keep the water off the gloves in the first place.
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By K1W1
I do the same with Wiley X's. Clear at night,...

I do the same with Wiley X's. Clear at night, dark in the day and yellow when the visibility is so so from fog, cloud or changing light. Only takes a minute to change lenses you don't even need to...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By K1W1
Not super good when you are for example riding in...

Not super good when you are for example riding in forested areas where there is quick changes between very light and very dark at rapid intervals. They are great on the open road when the light...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,339
Posted By K1W1
Thanks for the photo of the tent on the bike.

Thanks for the photo of the tent on the bike.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,339
Posted By K1W1
A tent almost blowing over implies that it did...

A tent almost blowing over implies that it did not blow over which to me means it worked. Tents either blow around in the wind but stay put or they disappear like Dorothy over the rainbow so as long...
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