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Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,786
Posted By drneo
My K75 has a flash to pass button built in... ...

My K75 has a flash to pass button built in...

I'd have to agree with the folks that a headlight modulator is not the best solution. In fact, I feel that I have seen a study some time ago that they...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,581
Posted By drneo
An old ear plug cut in half works perfectly under...

An old ear plug cut in half works perfectly under the nut - the expansion from the foam is what is key.
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,146
Posted By drneo
I was just extended and offer to prepurchase....

I was just extended and offer to prepurchase. ~$1500:eek1
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By drneo
Also consider a Chrome Bag...

Also consider a Chrome Bag (http://www.chromeindustries.com/us/en/bags/backpacks) (not harley chrome)

They are what bike messengers use... I have a single-strap style bag that is 12 years old and...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By drneo
Lol - gorilla is not an adjective that most...

Lol - gorilla is not an adjective that most people would use to describe my strength.

I'm surprised because this is even a Snell cert. helmet! Amazing tape for having survived 7 years of...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By drneo
My helmet is made of masking tape...

I tore apart a Fulmer from 2004... some of the parts are held on by masking tape and clear packing tape! I guess I expected something better. Is that normal?

...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By drneo
I installed a pair, leaked after 15k, but they do...

I installed a pair, leaked after 15k, but they do stand behind their warranty. They sent me another pair, but the bike was down for 2 weeks waiting. I would go oem...
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By drneo
I'll second his excellent service and amazing...

I'll second his excellent service and amazing product. It even survived a dropped magnet on my GL500 (cx's better brother). A++
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By drneo
Interesting idea - love it. I'm not sure about...

Interesting idea - love it. I'm not sure about the canbus question, but I would use an SAE style (like this...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,647
Posted By drneo
USB Port? There are quite a few waterproof and...

USB Port? There are quite a few waterproof and cheap options out there.
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,607
Posted By drneo
The Skiveez do look promising! However, from...

The Skiveez do look promising!

However, from a guy that has spent over 24 hours on the hard, uncompromising, sadistic seat of a rowing machine plus a couple 1000+ days on my 1982 motorcycle seat,...
Forum: Regional forums 08-22-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 25,290
Posted By drneo
I'll be rolling in midafternoon friday on my k75s...

I'll be rolling in midafternoon friday on my k75s with a friend on his new 'strom. Looks like a great time :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,424
Posted By drneo
Leaving in an hour - stop and say hi if you spot...

Leaving in an hour - stop and say hi if you spot my gl500
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,149
Posted By drneo
Nice write up! I'll second the Honda Moly 60 lube...

Nice write up! I'll second the Honda Moly 60 lube - it's a little expensive, but worth it.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,588
Posted By drneo
+1 on the Zagg protector - I use this one for my...

+1 on the Zagg protector - I use this one for my 2720. (http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/garmin-streetpilot-2720-cases-screen-protectors-covers-skins-shields.php) I peeled off the remaining part...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By drneo
+1 on the camel bak unbottle - it goes behind me...

+1 on the camel bak unbottle - it goes behind me on the waterproof pack, the hose gets strapped on to my tank bag, and I get a fresh drink all day. The unbottle has a huge opening for plenty of ice.
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By drneo
THANK YOU ALL FOR THE REPLIES - Well after...

THANK YOU ALL FOR THE REPLIES -

Well after a deep search and a couple showers of dust - I found where the junction box is before the wiring goes out to the garage. I have two wires going out as...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,115
Posted By drneo
Calling an electrician - weird garage wiring

The back story: So i just moved into a new house with a garage (yippeee!!) leaving the apartment behind. It's an early 50's house that has seen a lot of upgrades. The previous owner did wonders for...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By drneo
I love my Rayovak Sportsman Xtreme 1-watt...

I love my Rayovak Sportsman Xtreme 1-watt headlamp (http://www.amazon.com/Rayovac-SE1WHLT-B-Sportsman-Function-Headlight/dp/B001H9NR76/ref=pd_sim_sbs_hi_9) - very inexpensive (think I paid 12 bucks...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By drneo
The best place that I've found to get the flag...

The best place that I've found to get the flag stickers is a large truck/lorry stop - no it isn't on any fun roads but they will generally have what you're looking for. Otherwise, the internet is a...
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,065
Posted By drneo
I've had good luck with the HF one. It's pretty...

I've had good luck with the HF one. It's pretty stable - enough that it has held a GL1200 Goldwing up for two weeks. Like stated before, you do have to have a pretty flat engine bottom for it to work...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By drneo
I had a Gorilla alarm on a...

I had a Gorilla alarm on a (http://www.gorilla-auto.com/motorcycle.alarms) GSXR that I owned a while back. I liked it because installation was so easy and it was pretty inexpensive compared to...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By drneo
It's a little bulky, but a boat trailer hookup...

It's a little bulky, but a boat trailer hookup (like the other tread said) would most likely be the cheapest/most available option...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By drneo
I'm using the "two way radio full face helmet...

I'm using the "two way radio full face helmet headset hs110" - with the "cb radio connector 2.5mm/3.5mm"

IMC has a listing of compatibility chart somewhere on their site...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By drneo
The PTT button is part of the wiring harness that...

The PTT button is part of the wiring harness that runs from the IMC system. It's mounted on the handlebars using velcro and then runs back to the wiring harness using a usb connection. That way, you...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By drneo
I've had good luck with my Cobra WX38st (runs on...

I've had good luck with my Cobra WX38st (runs on batteries or I can plug into a 12v system) and a speaker/mic set up from IMC moto (see link to the set up here)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 138,747
Posted By drneo
This Harley (with a lot of others) is in Vernal...

This Harley (with a lot of others) is in Vernal Utah - I don't recommend stopping there... (http://trainwiththom.com/2008/01/16/westward-distraction-day-thirteen-and-fourteen/)

I laughed really...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,839
Posted By drneo
2 piece - removing the jacket when I stop for gas...

2 piece - removing the jacket when I stop for gas is great. I think I would look less "cool" if I were to remove a whole suit and walk around in my boots with shorts on... but hey, maybe that's your...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By drneo
Yes, just cut out the 3 prong connector and...

Yes, just cut out the 3 prong connector and solder the wires together - also, it doesn't matter which wires go to which, just as long as you have all yellow wires from the engine connected to the...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By drneo
Forgot about this- I would recommend that...

Forgot about this-

I would recommend that you remove the (most likely corroded/burnt) stator plug located on the riders left. It's the plug that has three yellow wires running in/out of it.
...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By drneo
If you haven't already - check out...

If you haven't already - check out choppercharles.com (http://choppercharles.com/cs/forums/) - the forum on that site is THE place to go for GL/CX bikes.

Also, I've got the manual for your bike...
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By drneo
If you have the same Kuryakyn voltmeter as I do...

If you have the same Kuryakyn voltmeter as I do (the one that has ~10 leds), there should be a little dot in the corner that has a window - it's suppose to sense the ambient light and either dim or...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,392
Posted By drneo
Mine took 16 days non-expedited last March, I...

Mine took 16 days non-expedited last March, I assumed it was because they were worried about a massive influx of people from changing the Passport requirements.

Good luck!
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,573
Posted By drneo
I buy "Pugs" sunglasses at the local Flying J...

I buy "Pugs" sunglasses at the local Flying J (I'm sure that you can find them elsewhere, I just know that Flying J stocks them all over)

They are ANSI rated and have 400 UV protection - lots of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,800
Posted By drneo
My Silverwing made it just fine... I'll be...

My Silverwing made it just fine...

I'll be there in spirit, but I've got one of those 'mandatory' meetings for work that day.... but maybe I can sneak out afterwards

Enjoy and post some pics!!
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,511
Posted By drneo
I use a camelback 'unbottle' strapped to my rear...

I use a camelback 'unbottle' strapped to my rear dry bag. The hose just runs from
there along my side to the pocket on my tank bag where I zip it in. The unbottle is nice
because it holds 100 oz...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 104,041
Posted By drneo
The motorcycle lift (the one that looks like a...

The motorcycle lift (the one that looks like a mini forklift, not a table) has paid for itself many times. It held a Goldwing Interstate for over a week without any problems.

The gloves that they...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,605
Posted By drneo
Sorry to hijack the thread, but is there anyone...

Sorry to hijack the thread, but is there anyone around Iowa City that will let me change my oil at their place? I just need a pan and a spot to do it.

I've got all the tools, oil, filter and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,393
Posted By drneo
Two letters: B A Now where are the action...

Two letters: B A

Now where are the action shots??
Forum: Americas 07-02-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By drneo
"Dragon" of the Rockies?

I've got a couple of days to burn before the BMW MOA rally and I thought it may be fun to ride both the western and eastern "Dragon" - my searches have turned up nothing... anyone know a good...
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