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Forum: Equipment 01-07-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By bdearlove
Cradar - Android Man-Down Application

Probably not the right place, but for you with Android phones, looks like a poor mans spot. Detects falls with phones accelerometer and if it doesn't detect movement afterwards can alert individuals....
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By bdearlove
ah, thats the ticket. ADV Search returned junk....

ah, thats the ticket. ADV Search returned junk. Good old google. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By bdearlove
Bike/Helmet Based Video Camera Solutions

I'd like to start doing some basic recording of some of my travels for nostalgia purposes.
What setup does everyone have for recording off the bike? I'd love something I can start and stop easily...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By bdearlove
I would do what 568V8 suggests. Most of Ontario...

I would do what 568V8 suggests. Most of Ontario is pretty busy and boring and although QC is nice the roads from QC to Nova Scotia are pretty boring also. Going through Vermont (And especially New...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 7,079,039
Posted By bdearlove
Here she is with a flat 50 km's out of the Port...

Here she is with a flat 50 km's out of the Port Aux Basque ferry in Newfoundland.
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_vEKSG8Yxnes/TA6rTvZFOHI/AAAAAAABU6g/g7T2fXm8WW0/s800/P1040753.JPG

And better times, on the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,165
Posted By bdearlove
I used mine for a 26 day trip and the battery is...

I used mine for a 26 day trip and the battery is still going no problems. I had it on tracking each day for about 12hrs a day, using the old model.
Forum: Americas 05-29-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By bdearlove
I am in St. Johns right now. We rode 2000kms...

I am in St. Johns right now. We rode 2000kms without any problem, almost immediately off the boat my wife gets a big flat. Bike is in Stephenville getting tire fixed. (I'll patch my wheel, not...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By bdearlove
If you can, hike the skyline Grail on the Cabot...

If you can, hike the skyline Grail on the Cabot Trail. It takes about 2 hours but well worth it, the view is outstanding and you are almost guaranteed to see a moose. (the safe way, in a forest)
Forum: Americas 05-24-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By bdearlove
I am on my way to NF right now and just did part...

I am on my way to NF right now and just did part of the Cabot trail last night, simply amazing. Well worth the extra time before getting to NF.
Forum: Americas 05-14-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By bdearlove
I am on my way to Newfoundland tommorow, luckily...

I am on my way to Newfoundland tommorow, luckily I have a month to do it in.

Your southern route to St. Johns, I do not believe all the ferries are ferries that can take vehicles, many are...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By bdearlove
If you goto Tobermory, do 1 then 18. 1 is a very...

If you goto Tobermory, do 1 then 18. 1 is a very pretty road and worth the extra miles. The ferry is neat but Manitoulin is pretty much the same as SW Ontario, flat.

Going through Algonquin is...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By bdearlove
Greenegs: We plan on going through Quebec on the...

Greenegs: We plan on going through Quebec on the way home, did a little bit of Quebec 2 years ago and it was simple amazing, the scenery is amazing and traffic was non existent. Yeah, unfortunately...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By bdearlove
Haha, yeah, once we hit Nova Scotia there is only...

Haha, yeah, once we hit Nova Scotia there is only one route to take so I never added it. Though I have been looking at some side roads for day trips.

Corbeua, thanks for the road info. I am...
Forum: Americas 04-22-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By bdearlove
SW Ontario to Newfoundland and all points in between - Need Your Help!

Good Day All,
In a few weeks my wife and I will be riding to Newfoundland from Guelph, Ontario for a month. I'm riding a F650CS...
Forum: Canada 03-31-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,993
Posted By bdearlove
Lots of Ontarioans with CS's! Mine is a 2005,...

Lots of Ontarioans with CS's! Mine is a 2005, bought it last year to replace my 2003 CS. Doing a trip on it to Newfoundland for a month in May, can't wait!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By bdearlove
Got a few quarters? ...

Got a few quarters?

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_vEKSG8Yxnes/SSlIc_j8d4I/AAAAAAAAo0Y/L0skDGfkeI8/s400/IMGP9799.JPG

As you are new, there is not too much for you to forget. Try riding it around for a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-30-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,164
Posted By bdearlove
The igo software is decent, there are many ways...

The igo software is decent, there are many ways to customize it and add new features, plus there are maps for most places. Only good for street navigation, but if that is what you need it is just a...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 748,894
Posted By bdearlove
Looks like a great system you are selling. ...

Looks like a great system you are selling.

I have a F650CS (04) single cylinder with SW-Motech Original Style Rack. Is it possible to order A kit for this? (I notice you have only the Evo...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By bdearlove
Another option is B&B's. You can usually find...

Another option is B&B's. You can usually find them almost anywhere, many are cheaper than hotels and you get breakfast!

I have been using them for rides quite a bit as they are run by locals so...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By bdearlove
I have the ATC2K also and not a huge fan of it,...

I have the ATC2K also and not a huge fan of it, shakes quite a bit.

A better setup I have found it get the RAM camera mount and use your digital camera. The RAM mount is stable and doesn't shake...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,161
Posted By bdearlove
If I am away for a bit, I use this, called a...

If I am away for a bit, I use this, called a Helmet Guardian, works great so far!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3279/2847033922_a495fcb264.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By bdearlove
I use the crossover for roads only myself, I...

I use the crossover for roads only myself, I wanted a GPS with a days batter life and waterproof, the topo maps of the crossover are just a bonus for me, not a requirement.

When it comes to road...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-04-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By bdearlove
Crossover CAN be a good option

Just thought I would pass on some info.

Awhile ago I purchased the Magellan Crossover, great GPS (8hr battery, waterproof, sunlight readable) but crappy software. I tracked down a way to "hack"...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By bdearlove
Ram Mount, works well. Bit of wear on the bottom...

Ram Mount, works well. Bit of wear on the bottom rubber not not nearly as much as the Ram mount for the 60CSX
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-21-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By bdearlove
I have the Colorado and had a 60csx before. Just...

I have the Colorado and had a 60csx before. Just went through 2 days of rain with no issue on the Colorado, very easy to use and find locations, routes, recalculations, etc much faster than the...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By bdearlove
I have ridden a Ninja 500 and did not like the...

I have ridden a Ninja 500 and did not like the feel, as I like to do semi-long distances that stance is very uncomfortable after some time. As I like to go for weekend trips and daytrips I like the...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By bdearlove
Thanks, thought it might be too much to handle,...

Thanks, thought it might be too much to handle, but it is actually lighter, just taller. Will take a look at it. Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By bdearlove
Help me pick a bike

Good Day,
Scooter rider for the past 3 years, moved on to a Buell Blast, and although fun, is uncomfortable after 200KM's so I am looking for something more touring.

Points about me and my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,943
Posted By bdearlove
I would stay away from the RAM Mount, th C550 RAM...

I would stay away from the RAM Mount, th C550 RAM Mount mounts buy just a small bulb, the first bump will knock it out. I have tried several options, and none of them work well.
Best suggestion is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,943
Posted By bdearlove
The RAM mount for the C550/C530 is just a ball...

The RAM mount for the C550/C530 is just a ball that plugs into the back, it is not stable enough for a motorcycle like the C330 is. I have looked around and not found any other viable option.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 1,605,415
Posted By bdearlove
Anyone have pics of theirs with HappyTrails...

Anyone have pics of theirs with HappyTrails Aluminum or Givi panniers and/or windscreens?

Plan on buying an XT tonight and want to see the accessories in use b4 I buy them. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10,983
Views: 1,605,415
Posted By bdearlove
Are Xt225's for us

Question for all you xt225's out there.

Looking at getting bikes for both my wife and I, currently have scooters but want something more long distance and easier to repair.

I have centered on...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By bdearlove
Check Modernvespa...

Check Modernvespa (http://www.modernvespa.com/forum/index.html) should be a ton of people there.

Here is a review (http://www.scootercommunity.com.au/forums/t/2393.aspx) also looks to be last...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-03-2008, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,713
Posted By bdearlove
You noticed the price of them? My BV250 was $6900...

You noticed the price of them? My BV250 was $6900 last year, now its replacement Scarabeo 200 is $3900, wow!

I have yet to see one but was told by a Vepsa shop they are cheaper because they are...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-18-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,141
Posted By bdearlove
Photog mentions Webbikeworld but I do not see the...

Photog mentions Webbikeworld but I do not see the link so: Linky (http://www.webbikeworld.com/scooters/scooter-tires/)
Forum: Battle scooters 02-24-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,344
Posted By bdearlove
It all probably comes down to personal...

It all probably comes down to personal preference, all are great scooters so it comes down to ergonomics, comfort, features, etc. Give them a sit and a test drive if possible, that will probably...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,456
Posted By bdearlove
have you looked at the Kymco B&W and People? They...

have you looked at the Kymco B&W and People? They don't look too bad, have a bit of european styling (People at least), aren't too bad priced, and are very reliable.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,456
Posted By bdearlove
Seeing as you are taller take a peek at the...

Seeing as you are taller take a peek at the GTS's. Nice looking, should fit her ok and a flat seat so you can sit back a bit. Perfect setup for throwing a topcase for camping gear and such.

Toss a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-21-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By bdearlove
daughter's can ride also.

daughter's can ride also.
Forum: Face plant 02-19-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,424
Posted By bdearlove
Hope his friend whos garage he hid the car in...

Hope his friend whos garage he hid the car in gets some time also.
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