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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
I read somewhere that BC looks for specific map...

I read somewhere that BC looks for specific map image filenames (factory names) and if you use Map Install (which is what BC launches to install maps), it can't see those maps because the map image...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
Or just cut a vertical slit in it and use a...

Or just cut a vertical slit in it and use a ziptie to re-secure it. Easy peasy. I've done it a few times...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By Garry
19" front wheel on the DL vs 17" front on the SV....

19" front wheel on the DL vs 17" front on the SV. Plus the DL has a longer wheelbase and more relaxed steering geometry.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
I just had/solved this issue. In Basecamp, go to...

I just had/solved this issue. In Basecamp, go to the Edit | Options.. menu option. Click on the "Device Transfer" icon. Make sure the correct device is shown (if you have multiple GPS's). Uncheck the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
Fuel pump #4 shit the bed this weekend on a trip...

Fuel pump #4 shit the bed this weekend on a trip to southeast Ohio. I got 14,142 miles out of this one. Had a spare one in my top case. I should have replaced it in the hotel parking lot last night,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
It's a setting in Basecamp. Each device BC knows...

It's a setting in Basecamp. Each device BC knows about has its own "device transfer" settings. I'm at work right now, but it might be on Edit | Options... and then click the Device Transfer icon on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
So it seems the issue with transferring routes...

So it seems the issue with transferring routes from BC 4.3.5 to my Montana 600 is due to the "Always match map" device transfer setting and the fact that BC doesn't correctly know what maps are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
I still have the plastic backer on my Evoluzione...

I still have the plastic backer on my Evoluzione slave. Original clutch plates (after 60K miles). ATF instead of Blood. Still working.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
Good question. I guess my spin on the question...

Good question. I guess my spin on the question is:

Which settings on the Montana are "global" (apply to all profiles) and which are profile-specifc?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
The plot thickens... I created a Route in...

The plot thickens...

I created a Route in Basecamp from my house to the Sheetz gas station that is the start of many rides (19.6 miles).

If I manually export the route from Basecamp as a GPX...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
The thing that really irks me is that there is no...

The thing that really irks me is that there is no reason the Montana shouldn't be able to load a route created in Basecamp with auto--routing enabled. The zumos have been doing it for years, why...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
So after hours of searching the web for guidance,...

So after hours of searching the web for guidance, I found a thread here that said to:

1) Create the route in Basecamp as normal using the same activity settings as will be used on the Montana
2)...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11,206
Views: 1,222,675
Posted By Garry
My new Montana 600 is driving me nuts. I can't...

My new Montana 600 is driving me nuts. I can't get it to follow routes uploaded to it from Basecamp... I have City Nav 2015.10 on both the PC and the Montana.

I create my route on public roads in...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,200
Sticky: TetS
Views: 105,173
Posted By Garry
Hey Chip, I got the TeTS doc in my email. Looking...

Hey Chip, I got the TeTS doc in my email. Looking forward to checking out the route!
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
I believe that stock is 155/160 (F/R) and it is...

I believe that stock is 155/160 (F/R) and it is recommended to go to 160/165 plus move the needle clip to the third notch from the top. I opened my air box up and put in a high flow filter (BMC) so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
Two new carb diaphragms have cured my 950. It's...

Two new carb diaphragms have cured my 950. It's now back to the bad behavior inducing machine I love...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,406
Sticky: Tet
Views: 132,160
Posted By Garry
Hi Chip. I got your emails with the PDFs (TET,...

Hi Chip. I got your emails with the PDFs (TET, TETS). Can't wait to try out the mid-Atlantic sections (TWVT, TPAT).
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,998
Posted By Garry
I happened to be at the local Aprilia dealer...

I happened to be at the local Aprilia dealer yesterday and was admiring a Tuono in white. Niiiiice.... It's a demo and the sales dude was encouraging me to take it out for an hour. Might have to do...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
This should help. Even though I wrote it, I had...

This should help. Even though I wrote it, I had to refer to it yesterday while re-installing my air box after putting in new spark plugs...
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
So it turns out that I had my carb diaphragm...

So it turns out that I had my carb diaphragm issue completely backwards: the carb with the slide that snapped back quickly was the bad one with 3 vertical tears in the diaphragm. The other diaphragm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
So now that I understand what is going on (had it...

So now that I understand what is going on (had it backwards) I inspect what I thought was my old/good diaphragm and it has 3 big slits in it. Totally fubar'd. I guess the one thought was bad (see...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
Thanks for the replies. I will stop by my local...

Thanks for the replies. I will stop by my local shop on the way home from work and order a second one. Should be in on Tuesday. Then I'll take a really good look at the old one and see if I can find...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
So did your old/good one that you kept on the...

So did your old/good one that you kept on the bike behave like the new one (damped/slow response) or did the slide snap back quickly? I would expect both slides to act more or less the same.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
No roll-on power to speak off. Gutless. If I'm...

No roll-on power to speak off. Gutless. If I'm slow and smooth with the throttle I can motor along at my usual brisk pace in the twisties. But should I want to do a multi-car pass, or try to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
So the slower/damped response of the new part is...

So the slower/damped response of the new part is correct? If so, I guess another trip to the dealer to order a second one ($70) is in order. I will do a very thorough check of the old, non-torn part,...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By Garry
950 Carb Diaphragm Question

My 2007 950 with 60K miles has been running like poo lately. Feels like a Wee Strom (or worse). So I yanked the carbs to look around and discovered a small tear in one of my carb diaphragms. I was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 80,646
Posted By Garry
Bentleys in Murrysville charges about $30 to...

Bentleys in Murrysville charges about $30 to mount and balance a tire (wheel off the bike). I have my own tire changer and balance stand so I do my own tubeless street tire changes.

Can't be...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
A photo of my bad diaphragm. I was considering...

A photo of my bad diaphragm. I was considering replacing both (just because, while I was in there), but at $72 each, I'll just replace the bad one...
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
My bike hasn't been running right/crisp for a...

My bike hasn't been running right/crisp for a year now. I assumed it was just tired and perhaps in need of new piston/rings. I initially had the H2W jetting installed, and it was fine. Just for shits...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
I just turned over 60K miles on my SMR yesterday....

I just turned over 60K miles on my SMR yesterday. I expect to kill off yet another pair of tires next month. I've been running a sport front and sport-touring rear since the OEM tires wore out.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By Garry
On my radar screen and watching the weather....

On my radar screen and watching the weather. Trying to nail down how to spend my 3-day weekend...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Garry
There is also a Trans WV Trail project. I did a...

There is also a Trans WV Trail project. I did a four-day ride last summer that included lots of it and was good fun. There is a thread here on ADV somewhere about it.

Don't forget about the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-16-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 80,646
Posted By Garry
I'm off this Friday and the weather looks good....

I'm off this Friday and the weather looks good. Thinking about taking the 530 out for the day. Anyone else free? No specific plan yet. Could be anything from exploring Harmarville to an easy Laurel...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 80,646
Posted By Garry
Welcome. I'm old and slow too (working on the...

Welcome. I'm old and slow too (working on the bald). Also from the eastern burbs (Murrsyville). Tons of nice dirt roads in the Laurel Highlands (to your east) to explore with the V-Strom.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
Not keen on moto camping (more crap to haul...

Not keen on moto camping (more crap to haul around) but if the weather is nice I just might. There are so many great roads to the south/east.

Spent many nights in Yokum's camp ground in the 80s...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-12-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,547
Posted By Garry
I'm out. Doing an all-day street ride deep in WV...

I'm out. Doing an all-day street ride deep in WV today and will just ride locally tomorrow morning on the dirt bike.
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,506,218
Posted By Garry
Heading there in the morning for a looooong day...

Heading there in the morning for a looooong day on the bike. Aiming for the WV/VA border on 33 (225 miles from home) and then finding a different way back to Pittsburgh. Should break 60K miles...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-10-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,547
Posted By Garry
Thanks for the info. On the fence as it's six...

Thanks for the info. On the fence as it's six hours of driving and a hotel room for a day of riding. Might stay local this weekend, but I had a good time with the different terrain (rocks and more...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,547
Posted By Garry
Thanks. I did the "Conserve the Ride" thing a...

Thanks. I did the "Conserve the Ride" thing a couple weekends ago. That appears to be "Option 7" and home of the EnduroCross track...

Does the dual sport loop cover much of the same ground...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,547
Posted By Garry
Hmmmm.... Interested. I would have to trailer my...

Hmmmm.... Interested. I would have to trailer my 530 EXC out on Saturday afternoon. Where is the start point (to figure where to stay Saturday night)?
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