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Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,704
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Posted By Ricky Chuck
I saw the Sena email last night but haven't had a...

I saw the Sena email last night but haven't had a chance to try out yet. Has anyone been able to try the sidetone and see if the mics will pick up conversation outside of the helmet? With my earbuds...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,404
Posted By Ricky Chuck
S-Plugs work well for me, they push up into the...

S-Plugs work well for me, they push up into the ear and the line just hangs down in the openings. I got the single driver version, they make a double, and also have a custom mold program if you want...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Yeah, this is what I expected based on past...

Yeah, this is what I expected based on past experience with v1. I was spinning that thing like a safecracker and it was beeping every time, lol (new stock speakers). Probably was a user error, will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,460
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Ray, my buddy and I just got back from several...

Ray, my buddy and I just got back from several days in NM, not once did we have any difficulty parking, lol, they seem to get it there. Silver City, we parked next to the wall in front of the Palace,...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:huh Well, got back from my trip, and I didn't...

:huh Well, got back from my trip, and I didn't have time to get the Sena setup for the start, so I waited until I got to Albuquerque. Long story short, it worked but the volume was so low as to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,673
Posted By Ricky Chuck
LOL, here we have a limit for those ape-hangers,...

LOL, here we have a limit for those ape-hangers, can't go past your shoulders, I think. I still see them up pretty, can't understand the attraction. A guy in my neighborhood came roaring by us the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 102,971
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Update: Parabellum works fine with bar risers,...

Update: Parabellum works fine with bar risers, sitting on top...:huh what the heck was she thinking, lol.


Anyway, guys, heading out early in the morning to Albuquerque to see the VLA with a...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thx, hoping for great things come this weekend :)

Thx, hoping for great things come this weekend :)
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hey Blue, yeah just decided why not, sounds...

Hey Blue, yeah just decided why not, sounds solid, especially for a new one. I just turned off VOX call, though, and am programming the speed dials, that will be nice! I'm still a little concerned...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I just got my Sena in the mail last night, and...

I just got my Sena in the mail last night, and later in the evening the notice for 4.3 upgrade (mine shows 4.2) arrived. Is the consensus that going to 4.3 is all good, especially since it is new and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-13-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 102,971
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Deciding it couldn't hurt, I bought a Sedici...

Deciding it couldn't hurt, I bought a Sedici heated jacket liner in case that cold front next Monday gets here before we do, lol. Warms up nicely underneath the Tourmaster.

I was just going to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-12-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 102,971
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I FOUND IT! :clap :D I'd just read BWalsh's...

I FOUND IT! :clap :D

I'd just read BWalsh's post on another thread about parking bikes on sidewalks I found humorous, and walked out to the garage, chuckling and deciding to screw it, I'd just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,460
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hot Dang, Walsh, if we were close I'd buy your...

Hot Dang, Walsh, if we were close I'd buy your dinner! I was chuckling at this post and went out into the garage, picked up an old glove in a corner and found the 2nd handlebar riser I'd misplaced...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Has anyone used the Sedici brand of heated gear,...

Has anyone used the Sedici brand of heated gear, sold at Cycle Gear? Tempted since it is right in front of my face and a cold front is barreling down this way :)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, guys, I was leaning toward "too...

Thanks, guys, I was leaning toward "too ambitious", lol. May have to drop a couple of destinations. I've stayed in Lincoln before, it was rustic, can't remember the name of it, had a little cafe in...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
This would solve some issues, thanks! Oh...

This would solve some issues, thanks!

Oh man, wonder if they can overnight,lol.

http://www.rocketmoto.com/index.php/tork-xpro-concert-hall-helmet-speakers.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,460
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I bow to your superior deadpan, lol. My wit pales...

I bow to your superior deadpan, lol. My wit pales in comparison. BTW, 2004s are not known for that malady, lol :wink:

(runs off to see if there is a thread on waving to other bikers)
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, this clears it up! So either the Torks...

Thanks, this clears it up! So either the Torks have a 3.5 tip on them or you had one. Handy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,460
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:wink: The whole time I was reading this thread...

:wink: The whole time I was reading this thread (with a certain level of "we are all suckers for posting here, lol" that may be uncalled for to be honest), I tried hard to recall a single case of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Question about timing for a route this weekend

Hi guys, my buddy and I are trying to mark several spots off our list on this trip. We are leaving Friday morning from Yukon, OK, plan on bunking in either Lincoln or Roswell. If we stayed the night...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, XFan...did they perform noticeably better?

Thanks, XFan...did they perform noticeably better?
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Hey Trog, I don't have any other facts, but will...

Hey Trog, I don't have any other facts, but will ask Adam to comment to clear it up.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks, Tow, will look at those. The S Plugs I've...

Thanks, Tow, will look at those. The S Plugs I've been using are great, totally fit inside my ear, no sticks poking out, the only downside is getting them in, then plugging into the Sena...I was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-10-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,226
Views: 102,971
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Help! misplaced a part!

Guys, I put on a Parabellum shield recently, and it called for stock riser setup, which I did. Hate the new setup, can't get comfy so I decided to put the 1.5/1.5 risers back on and see if the frame...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I received a pm from Adam at Rocket Mot...too...

I received a pm from Adam at Rocket Mot...too late, but still interesting. They have a "killer" speaker upgrade for Sena harnesses that will apparently provide much more fidelity than the stock smh10...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Thanks for that. So, I can probably just upgrade...

Thanks for that. So, I can probably just upgrade the unit and keep my old speakers in the helmet.
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
With regard to the original SMH10 kit's speakers...

Are the newest speakers(non-slim) the same model as the original ones? I have read here the newest version has more power output, but not sure if this is because of more power to the speakers, or the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,082
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Jeez Louise, I have a trip planned with a bud...

Jeez Louise, I have a trip planned with a bud next weekend that included a loop from the VLA down to Gila and then over to Silver City and up to the Gila Monument...(drumming fingers). I don't run...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 558,539
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I came on to catch up about the latest firmware...

I came on to catch up about the latest firmware for Sena, going to get a new head unit, mine was not upgradeable, and saw the universal firmware mention. May have already been done earlier, but my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Question about HID retrofit for R1150R

Hi all, while putzing with my headlight the other night, I belatedly realized the clips holding the trim ring on also hold the lens on...oops. Anyway, new lens is on the way, but I started thinking...
Forum: Face plant 09-23-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,369
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Condolences. I don't know your brother, but feel...

Condolences. I don't know your brother, but feel like I was there with him since I have ridden that stretch of road in the evening and driven it at night, and seeing an elk would be well-nigh...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I was out looking at it this evening trying to...

I was out looking at it this evening trying to visualize raking it back some more. The rake is almost exactly that of the forks. This Super Tour has two kind of small screws at the bottom and then...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Good points, of which I am aware, thanks, but...

Good points, of which I am aware, thanks, but thought I would try this based on anecdotal testimony by several. I don't know whether to try to customize it in order to hit the points you mentioned,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
:dunno Well, found time to take it out on a good...

:dunno Well, found time to take it out on a good trip today, and overall I am disappointed about the helmet buffeting results. I was on a naked stock seat, even going south with a north wind, I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Bxrdon, now that you mention that, I just...

Bxrdon, now that you mention that, I just realized there were some extra pieces in the bag of stuff that came with the shield, and there were a couple of cylindrical spacers! :eek1

I don't know if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,524
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Dang, sorry to hear that Dad. Poughkeepsie took...

Dang, sorry to hear that Dad. Poughkeepsie took out one of my jeeps once, wheel bearing and catalytic converter malfunctioned and melted my carpet inside the Jeep, but I was able to get help in...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
I took it out and rode for awhile this evening,...

I took it out and rode for awhile this evening, just as some gust fronts were coming through. I can still see over it, and the noise on my helmet is not as loud, and the air comes down farther behind...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Yup, lol. I will probably deploy it for trips...

Yup, lol. I will probably deploy it for trips and colder weather riding. If it is quiet behind it I may start taking my meetings while on the road :). Improved mileage guaranteed and underpinned, so...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Guess I will find out tomorrow how it feels...

Guess I will find out tomorrow how it feels behind it...spent this evening getting my electronics mounted back on. We shall see. This ST shield has the lower pieces that come down farther around the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 312,877
Posted By Ricky Chuck
Talking about shields, I finished the Super Tour...

Talking about shields, I finished the Super Tour shield install on my R1150R. It was a pain to get those little washers and nylock bolts onto the tiny screws for the low mount positions, lol, but I...
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