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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7,470
Views: 2,557,931
Posted By bross
Photos of Great Road Signs

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/22/aca17ed995a0a2e9061da30d2192fe59.jpg
Heading into Banning, CA on Hwy 243. A great ride BTW.


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Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 325,523
Posted By bross
Really? I believe Honda still outsells everyone,...

Really? I believe Honda still outsells everyone, even though my CBF1000 was the last Honda I'll ever own. It was the least reliable bike I've ever owned.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-18-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,892
Posted By bross
I've been using my Nuvi 2595 on my bikes for...

I've been using my Nuvi 2595 on my bikes for years now, including trips through Costa Rica and South America. Works very well and I "waterproofed" it by siliconing the edge of the screen and the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 745,148
Posted By bross
Really? Wait one, two, or three years to save a...

Really? Wait one, two, or three years to save a $1000? Life's too short, buy the bike, ride it and enjoy putting miles on it instead of dreaming about it. I'd rather sit around thinking about rides...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,161,705
Posted By bross
Maybe not Honda but Rally Raid is close to being...

Maybe not Honda but Rally Raid is close to being done on their CB500 kits...
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-11-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 181,371
Posted By bross
Both support trip planner so yes they should,...

Both support trip planner so yes they should, routes for sure, not sure about tracks, I never use tracks on my Nuvi's they are strictly for street riding, I use a Delorme PN-60 for offroad.

My...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
If it has a USB port it may be possible but I've...

If it has a USB port it may be possible but I've found it way easier to just use an older XP laptop to run these programs. I keep 3 old laptops as my "shop" laptops. You should be able to find an old...
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 336,546
Posted By bross
Now that's a proper amount of ballast. :clap

Now that's a proper amount of ballast. :clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
Check on the TuneECU page. This is the software I...

Check on the TuneECU page. This is the software I use for our Triumphs but they have specific instructions about which FTDI driver to use. I have only ever used the driver they suggest and it works...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,161,705
Posted By bross
Weird why the states gets the 700 and yet Canada...

Weird why the states gets the 700 and yet Canada gets the 750 last year (2014) and this year as well.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 516,692
Posted By bross
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 229,748
Posted By bross
Mine did the same thing... ...

Mine did the same thing...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24681484&postcount=1542
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-19-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
type this into a google search: search terms...

type this into a google search:

search terms site:advrider.com inurl:"t=113158"

for example if you're looking for the Kawasaki exhaust gasket I'd use:

kawasaki exhaust site:advrider.com...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-17-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
anyone following the Rally Raid CB500X project?...

anyone following the Rally Raid CB500X project? Looks promising.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25907046&postcount=235
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-15-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
My father in laws... ...

My father in laws...

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Travel/2004-Palm-Desert-Christmas/i-Z5bt5q5/0/L/HPIM0934-L.jpg

unfortunately he's still in good health and likes to ride this one more than...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66,726
Posted By bross
At home? or on a trip? If we're on a dual sport...

At home? or on a trip? If we're on a dual sport ride, they don't usually, chains get lubed, air filters cleaned and that's it. At home a garden hose and bucket of car wash and the bike gets a good...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 254,818
Posted By bross
Nice save. :thumb

Nice save. :thumb
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-02-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
Totally different bike but same reason I sold my...

Totally different bike but same reason I sold my R1200RT, I just found myself doing silly speeds, not to be a hooligan but because the wind protection was so damn good you had no sense of speed.

...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 750,278
Posted By bross
http://lghttp.26404.nexcesscdn.net/80B717/aerostic...

http://lghttp.26404.nexcesscdn.net/80B717/aerostich/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/450x450/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/4/7/4714_1d_1.jpg

Self-Tapping Carbide Tire Studs
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,383
Posted By bross
Did you turn the key on when the fuel pump etc....

Did you turn the key on when the fuel pump etc. were unplugged? That will throw a code. For most faults detected, if it goes through three full warm up cycles without a recurrence of the fault, it...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 254,818
Posted By bross
Convertible too! But she likes it better with the...

Convertible too! But she likes it better with the top on. We hadn't planned on getting another dog for awhile because we like to take bike trips, but she's small enough to ride with us and she goes...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 254,818
Posted By bross
Congrats, you are going to love your Griso. You...

Congrats, you are going to love your Griso. You can enjoy it in the dead of winter, just go south like we do. :deal

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Cars/Canyon-Star/i-XsdtjFf/0/L/IMG_0831-L.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 745,148
Posted By bross
Totally different bike but have a read about this...

Totally different bike but have a read about this problem on a CBF1000. This fixed a flat spot and just generally sluggish throttle on my CBF and was a common fix on the CBF1000 forum. You'll...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
2nd gear, not sure of the speed, probably...

2nd gear, not sure of the speed, probably 20-25mph. Totally my fault, I have a real problem with keeping my eyes up when riding off road. I was standing doing fine as that was a pretty long stretch...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 12-15-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21,844
Views: 4,148,383
Posted By bross
Just be careful with the bags connection tank...

Just be careful with the bags connection tank ring mounts if you ride in dusty conditions. I had one on my Tiger and on day two of a four day ride was almost locked out of my gas tank because I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
What's that saying about the best adventure bike...

What's that saying about the best adventure bike is the one you have in your garage. :deal

This guy rode circles around a lot of us on a 4 day dual sport ride...
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 516,692
Posted By bross
An he's also a vocal opponent of rider aids. I...

An he's also a vocal opponent of rider aids. I have always liked having ABS on my bikes, none of mine currently do though. But all the other "aids" are simply trying to control the excess of power...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 745,148
Posted By bross
It feels like you're riding a machine. The motor...

It feels like you're riding a machine. The motor shakes at idle like a harley but is smooth once underway. It handles beautifully. I loved my Honda CBF1000 and especially the motor, it had torque...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,314
Views: 745,148
Posted By bross
Woo hoo, the Griso won! Sorry I know it's the CB...

Woo hoo, the Griso won! Sorry I know it's the CB thread. I had been looking at the CB but glad I went with the Griso. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 636,226
Posted By bross
New Honda 1200 V4 CrossTourer!!!

You're going to discount a bike because the menus? I'll agree that Triumphs dash menus aren't the most intuitive, but honestly who gives a crap about the menus when you're riding one of their...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,161,705
Posted By bross
I'm not surprised by Honda Canada's response. I...

I'm not surprised by Honda Canada's response. I sold my CBF1000 because it was the least reliable bike I've ever owned. Fuel pump went at 20,000kms; $750 pump! Stator fried at 24,000kms; $550 from my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,693
Views: 1,161,705
Posted By bross
Wow, dumping a bike you like because the tires...

Wow, dumping a bike you like because the tires wore out! If they were the ONLY tires you could run, then MAYBE you'd have a point but it's not like you don't have a dozen more choices in tires. Buy...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,377,453
Posted By bross
295lbs seems kinda porky for a 150?

295lbs seems kinda porky for a 150?
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 177,312
Posted By bross
Gas, tires, and oil. That should about cover it....

Gas, tires, and oil. That should about cover it. :deal Congrats on your "new" bike.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
My father in law carries his BMW K1300S on a...

My father in law carries his BMW K1300S on a hydra lift and they tow their SUV behind their coach. Works very well. It's a bit of a process to load / unload and wouldn't be my first choice if you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-06-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 181,371
Posted By bross
If you go off route and it recalculates, just...

If you go off route and it recalculates, just reload your original route and choose to start at the next upcoming waypoint. Not perfect but all we can do with a unit that you can't turn off...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 11-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 635,695
Posted By bross
Not on the Tiger but my wife has a set of PP on...

Not on the Tiger but my wife has a set of PP on her DR and loves them. I have a cheap set of fixed Chinese adventure pegs on my DR and much prefer the PP.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 635,695
Posted By bross
Can't adjust the speedo on the ABS bike, as...

Can't adjust the speedo on the ABS bike, as mentioned because it picks up its signal from the ABS sensor. I tried several times before doing some research to see why it wasn't working.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 181,371
Posted By bross
Q1 - double click the route and you can change...

Q1 - double click the route and you can change the activity for that route from direct to driving or motorcycling and then Basecamp should recalculate for you.

Q2 - make sure you are using the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-27-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12,368
Views: 1,723,304
Posted By bross
I just had the same thing on my Griso last week,...

I just had the same thing on my Griso last week, went to leave work to run an errand but had no power, I rode through it by going WFO for a second or two and it cleared itself. I had just added some...
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