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Forum: Canada 12-10-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Velocifer
I like these guys

http://www.z1cycletech.com

They're in Etobicoke
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By Velocifer
I use an Epson scanner connected to my computer. ...

I use an Epson scanner connected to my computer.
It works quite easily this way.
Any particular reason you want to scan to a drive and then transfer to the computer ? (Maybe I'm missing...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Velocifer
Some of the earlier '07's (like mine) still have...

Some of the earlier '07's (like mine) still have the drain plug underneath the shaft. It was moved to the rear during that year's production run.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22,439
Views: 2,372,362
Posted By Velocifer
I've been parking my bike on Murray street...

I've been parking my bike on Murray street downtown weekdays (behind Princess Margaret hospital). I can never park my bike in the "motorcycle only" spots because there are always cars there. So I,...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,055
Posted By Velocifer
No data plan required

You need a data connection for maps and using maps all the time can exhaust a data plan fairly quickly. Running a Garmin app on the phone sucks, but at least the maps are local to the device and it...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,172
Posted By Velocifer
I got the same email. Can't help but wonder if...

I got the same email. Can't help but wonder if anyone has received the other one.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Velocifer
Thanks for the advice folks. I'll be staying ...

Thanks for the advice folks. I'll be staying away from difficult stuff, and enjoy the scenery. I'm very familiar with the "Subaru test" and will apply it judiciously.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By Velocifer
Tire question from a foreigner

I'll be riding my 1200GS in the Moab area for 3-4 days in August. I hope to do some off-roading. Nothing TOO technical;mostly dirt roads/gravel. The rest of my trip is all on tarmac, in Colorado as...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,912
Posted By Velocifer
My point was that the dealer overfilled it. It's...

My point was that the dealer overfilled it. It's an '07. I've never overfilled doing it myself......
It's not that complicated, how do they screw that up ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,912
Posted By Velocifer
Both times that I've had the oil changed at the...

Both times that I've had the oil changed at the dealer (I know,I know):eek1
The sight glass has been full to the top, and yes I'm checking the proper way.
Should I remove some oil ?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Velocifer
I emailed Uclear a couple of weeks ago asking...

I emailed Uclear a couple of weeks ago asking about any upcoming Mac compatibility. Never heard back from them. I don't feel like dealing with all the Windows workarounds. Sold the Uclear to a...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,471
Posted By Velocifer
Talking I was at a Burger King that ran out if burger...

I was at a Burger King that ran out if burger patties....
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Velocifer
I went to BMW and Dainese shops in France and...

I went to BMW and Dainese shops in France and Italy....
Didn't find it any cheaper, even taking off the VAT.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By Velocifer
MEC is a Canadian REI. REI gives you discounts...

MEC is a Canadian REI.
REI gives you discounts (dividends) whereas MEC gives you more "shares"
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,660
Posted By Velocifer
Mine are terrific on my '07GS. Flawless. I...

Mine are terrific on my '07GS. Flawless. I actually removed my Rox risers after installing the levers.
Forum: Canada 10-24-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By Velocifer
I could never get a straight answer from the BMW...

I could never get a straight answer from the BMW dealers in the GTA....
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,339
Posted By Velocifer
C3 pro

Ive had mine for a few months. Size M was very snug but comfortable when new. It has loosened up very slightly. BTW previous helmet was a Large Nolan 103.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,443
Posted By Velocifer
Noise ?

I just rode 2500 km around Lake Superior on a new set of Anakee 3's (07 GS),
replacing Tourances. I didn't find the noise objectionable at all ! Maybe it was due to the quietness of the Schuberth...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,236
Posted By Velocifer
Actually

In '07 ( I don't know about other years)
A GSA is a GS with ABS
A GSA adv is the bigger bike with ABS

how's that for nitpicking ?:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-23-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By Velocifer
I should consider myself very fortunate. My...

I should consider myself very fortunate.
My dealer installed the Torx fasteners for FREE !
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 77,082
Posted By Velocifer
I would like good washing/cleaning info for the...

I would like good washing/cleaning info for the MLV. It's confusing in the instructions..ie can I wash it in the machine if I take out the cartridge/ what about opening the zippers ? The hi-vis gets...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Velocifer
Givi AF 330

I use the 2 part Givi, and take off the upper when off-road and/or its really hot out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,392
Posted By Velocifer
I work at making documentaries that people are...

I work at making documentaries that people are interested in, and that are hopefully informative.
Ive watched two episodes of this show. To me, this is basically a "reality" show. There is nothing...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,405
Posted By Velocifer
Talking Actually, I'm more of the George "hand model"...

Actually, I'm more of the George "hand model" type.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,405
Posted By Velocifer
I've managed to break the pull tabs on a RP 2 and...

I've managed to break the pull tabs on a RP 2 and RP 3.
Never happened on my old Joe Rocket or Hein Gericke "cheap stuff".
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,617
Posted By Velocifer
[QUOTE=warp9man;21515274]You guys might check out...

[QUOTE=warp9man;21515274]You guys might check out the nolan x-lite x-551. The quality is the same as an arai, it has same shape and size as an arai. It has a drop down visor and the ventilation is...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,031
Posted By Velocifer
The Canadian distributor for Givi says these...

The Canadian distributor for Givi says these helmets will NOT be available in North America. Even in provinces that only require the ECE standard, no DOT.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Velocifer
Failed in Canada, too. I don't know if it makes...

Failed in Canada, too.
I don't know if it makes a difference, but I now try to find ethanol-free gas.....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,483
Posted By Velocifer
Sidecars

I remember seeing cops on Harleys with sidecars in in the dead of winter in Montreal and Quebec City.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 603,035
Posted By Velocifer
BMW system 6 compatibility

I have the smh 10 on my Nolan n-103 and am quite pleased with it ....(boom mic and speakers)
A buddy of mine has the BMW helmet, but it doesn't fit him, so it's available to me.

I ask because the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,920
Posted By Velocifer
Funny; my '07 has a drain plug for the FD. They...

Funny; my '07 has a drain plug for the FD.
They changed the position of the plug partway through the '07 run. (from straight at the back, to a spot facing downwards)
You no longer have to take the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,041
Posted By Velocifer
Givi AF 330

I've been really happy with this screen. I use both parts in rain/cold and slab. I take off the upper offroad and at slower speeds while it's been really hot here....30C and very humid !
This way...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By Velocifer
Question ECE helmets approved in Ontario ?

I read a while back that Euro spec helmets were slated for legal on-road use as of July 1.....as in Quebec. ( and BC too I believe).
There's a lot more choice rather than being limited to DOT...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 588,282
Posted By Velocifer
Same location with Dual Lock

[QUOTE=Wallowa;18573171]I zip tied the controller to the document holder just above the battery and under the front of the seat....you only have to remove the seat to change settings and it is...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,083
Posted By Velocifer
If you really want to empty some oil...How about...

If you really want to empty some oil...How about using a syringe with a clean, flexible hose attached to draw oil out from the filler hole ?
(It worked for me )
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Velocifer
^^^^^^^

Ditto
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,173
Posted By Velocifer
You dont need cell service for an iPhone GPS

app to work properly
I've used the Navigon app in Europe with all the telephone functions disabled. It's a proper gps receiver on its' own.
I've used it as an adjunct to my Zumo 550.
The iPhone...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,441
Posted By Velocifer
Big ups

I sent an email to BikeVis, and Dan is sending me the new version as well. (no charge)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,962
Posted By Velocifer
Hauteur de la selle = saddle height

Hauteur de la selle = saddle height
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,441
Posted By Velocifer
Mine also crapped out. Ordered from the UK....

Mine also crapped out. Ordered from the UK....
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