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Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-23-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By mylovelyhorse
Oh yeah - leaving my 276c connected to the bike,...

Oh yeah - leaving my 276c connected to the bike, turned off, would drain my battery. The 590LM doesn't do that, although I am now in the 276c habit of always removing the GPS when sticking the bike...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-23-2014, 02:41 PM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
I had a 276c for years and loved it - the...

I had a 276c for years and loved it - the physical buttons are really well done and for the period the screen was ace.

I moved to a Nav IV & while I liked much of the functionality, I missed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 11:43 PM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Yeah I had this with mine. I found the only way...

Yeah I had this with mine. I found the only way to get comms to work is to have GPS off / on standby, put both phone & headset on with Bluetooth active. I then turn the GPS on and it seems to figure...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 10:49 PM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Brilliant ;) m ...a state of suspended...

Brilliant ;)

m

...a state of suspended disaster...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 03:14 PM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Updates? How many updates to "go straight for...

Updates? How many updates to "go straight for 1,000 miles then stop at the next house" are required ;)?

m

...a state of suspended disaster...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2014, 11:41 AM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
I can't hear incoming calls or outgoing ones....

I can't hear incoming calls or outgoing ones. It's very odd. I shall indeed follow these suggestions and see how that works. Next week - I'm going away for a few days now (without the motorcycle).
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-31-2014, 06:16 AM
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Views: 185,173
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Hmm. This may be related to my issue with the 590...

Hmm. This may be related to my issue with the 590 & my phone. I only got the 590 on Tuesday evening so today was my first ride.

I have an iPhone 4S which I bluetoothed to the 590. I also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,341
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Longest trip on a single cyclinder bike was...

Longest trip on a single cyclinder bike was Land's End to John O'Groats on a Royal Enfield back in around 2003. That trip was around 750 miles, I think, as there was almost no motorways involved, for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,477
Posted By mylovelyhorse
I had my right tib and fib broken & heel crushed...

I had my right tib and fib broken & heel crushed in '96 by a stupid bird who turned across me in traffic.

I totalled my bike (stopping the M25 for an hour while they helicoptered me to hospital)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,341
Posted By mylovelyhorse
11,500 miles. UK to Novosibirsk in Siberia &...

11,500 miles. UK to Novosibirsk in Siberia & back. 5 weeks. 2008.

Cheers

m
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,340
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Ha! Sir has clearly not been to Poland or (worse)...

Ha! Sir has clearly not been to Poland or (worse) Ukraine. I cannot think of a time when I've been so frequently scared by other road users... Even the Russians were better drivers than either the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,023
Posted By mylovelyhorse
I recently fitted DDM Tuning 55 watt 4500K HIDs...

I recently fitted DDM Tuning 55 watt 4500K HIDs to dip and main beam on my 2012 F800GS.

Dipped beam:
Perfection. Exactly what I want a headlight to deliver. The visible beam pattern is slightly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-29-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,663
Posted By mylovelyhorse
I have used both Michelin Anakee 2s and...

I have used both Michelin Anakee 2s and Continental Train Attacks on my 2012 F800GS. I ride on the road but wouldn't hesitate to do a bit of light off roading if needed.

I got around 9,500 miles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,340
Posted By mylovelyhorse
This has been quite an interesting thread. One of...

This has been quite an interesting thread. One of the items on my list of rides yet to do is across the US visiting as many smaller places as I can.

Here in the UK, I live in the South East and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2012, 02:54 PM
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Views: 1,889,347
Posted By mylovelyhorse
An excellent old sh1tter of a bike seen being...

An excellent old sh1tter of a bike seen being ragged around by yoofs, somewhere in Siberia:
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/29/udu5ymuv.jpg

Sod it, we'll just stop here for the night, shall we:...
Forum: Europe 04-24-2006, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,182
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Last May/June I rode on a big loop in the EU: ...

Last May/June I rode on a big loop in the EU:

UK
France
Belgium
Germany
Poland
Slovakia
Austria
Germany
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2003, 07:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 19,619
Posted By mylovelyhorse
Afternoon all, New blerk to the list here. ...

Afternoon all,

New blerk to the list here.

A very interesting read, this thread. As a CapoNord owner, I was wondering what reception the bike would be getting. At the risk of repeating others...
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