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Forum: Equipment 10-29-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,350
Posted By TomB
5 Days on The Blue Ridge Parkway With My Sena Stuff

Interesting thread so far with apparently mixed results. That is not my experience.

My configuration is a Sena SMH10 Headset (ear bud mount), Sena SR10, iPhone 4, iPad 1, Zumo 450. and a Yaesu...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,350
Posted By TomB
I've not been able to find such an adapter. The...

I've not been able to find such an adapter. The Yaesu CT-91 cost $11.95. Once you've made that step it doesn't matter that the SR10 interface is the ICOM cable. The solution works and is submersible....
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,350
Posted By TomB
Yaesu Cable - Be Careful!

Just got mine a few days ago and was disappointed to find that the Yaesu Single-Pin cable does work with my Yaesu VX-6. It looks OK for non 'submersible' Yaesus but not for the 'submersible' models...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,516
Posted By TomB
Thumb Wee-Strom Alternator Output Cured

OK, now that I have your attention ...

One of our few complaints about the DL650 is the small amount of surplus wattage it generates. For me my V-Strom grail was enough power for driving lights,...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,202
Posted By TomB
I'm jumping in a bit late on this but if you can...

I'm jumping in a bit late on this but if you can build your own cables, the key is to intercept the mic wire in the Aux connector. Sever it and run either end to a momentary switch that closes when...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,913
Posted By TomB
Roland, What a story! I'm not sure I could...

Roland,

What a story! I'm not sure I could have enjoyed the rest of the trip the way you did.

BTW, what that guy doing in Alaska with my Maroon VX? :rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By TomB
Kudos to Nolan

When I get great and unexpected service I like to tell others about
it.

Last weekend one of the side covers on my Nolan N102 Yellow helmet
fell off. Who knows where. I don't.

On...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By TomB
Best way to jump start is positive to positive,...

Best way to jump start is positive to positive, negative to negative and WITH THE STARTING VEHICLE'S ENGINE OFF. The issue is that the regulator/rectifier unit sinks all excess power to the frame and...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,872
Posted By TomB
Does anyone know how this process differs for the...

Does anyone know how this process differs for the DL650K7?
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By TomB
I would not trade my '07 for the '06. I had put...

I would not trade my '07 for the '06. I had put 7,500 miles on my '06 before meeting Bambi unexpectedly.

Given the minor changes in wheelbase (15 mm) I am amazed at how much better the '07...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By TomB
Check out this link. ...

Check out this link.

http://11109.rapidforum.com/topic=107675789069

Send Mr. Hughes your money via paypal along with the hole layout you want and in a week you'll get your shelf. Extremely...
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,818
Posted By TomB
After 120k miles with no falls I had two last...

After 120k miles with no falls I had two last fall, one on a gravel spill on a sharp left hander and the other when Bambi went motorcycle hunting (and lost). Both times I went down on the left side...
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By TomB
Thanks. The one on the V-Strom forum is what I...

Thanks. The one on the V-Strom forum is what I was looking for.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By TomB
SS Switch plate for V-Strom

I remember reading about a lister who was making a nice stainless steel plate that mounted near the ignition switch and could hold a heated grip switch, a voltage indicator and a couple of Powerlet...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,627
Posted By TomB
Nice looking VX. Wish mine looked that good. :clap

Nice looking VX. Wish mine looked that good. :clap
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,953
Posted By TomB
OK. I came to this late but I did own a '01...

OK. I came to this late but I did own a '01 1150GS and now am waiting for my 2nd DL650.

A background point that I think is important is that motorcycling $$s are very dear to me. A 2nd point is...
Forum: Beasts 01-02-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,260
Posted By TomB
December was the 1st month in 7 years that I have...

December was the 1st month in 7 years that I have not ridden thanks to the damn deer that totaled my DL650K6 and broke my right leg. I wanted to go out on my '90 VX800 but SHE WHO MUST BE OBEYED...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,274
Posted By TomB
Mine is fine with the Madstat mount. Don't even...

Mine is fine with the Madstat mount. Don't even need earplugs anymore. Sure glad I found this wonderful farkle before spending a lot of money on windscreens that may or may not work.
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,946
Posted By TomB
Just picked mine up from the 600 mile service -...

Just picked mine up from the 600 mile service - $100.70. It's running smoother than it did when I took it in. Cheap to know that the warranty is safe for another 50 weeks.
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,562
Posted By TomB
My 2nd Bike

Old Faithful is a Maroon 1990 VX800 that has never let me down in 51,000 miles except for my own screwup when replacing the RR.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2005, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Garsh ... Blush ... err ... Yes, that exactly...

Garsh ... Blush ... err ... Yes, that exactly what I did! http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/smilies/linzi.gif

I'd like to take you up on your offer to rebuild the Hall Sensor BUT I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Bluhduh Problem found - need more help

OK. Never let it be said I don't fess up ...

Seems that when the lower pully came loose during turning over the engine to tension the belt I forgot to take the rachet off of the lower bolt which...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Laugh ColdHeat

Don't be sorry.

So far it's working 3-4 simple switch solder jobs so no pain plus I've spent a lot more for things that worked worse. But that's true for most of us :-))
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
To Poolside - I didn't disconnect anything...

To Poolside -

I didn't disconnect anything to replace the belt. FWIW the old one looks almost as good as the new one but a buddy warned me about his VERY expensive repair after his broke. All I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
You have it right. I did use a large screw driver...

You have it right. I did use a large screw driver to lever up the alternator. Thought I was being careful not to hit the wires underneath but maybe I did. This makes the most sense. Got plenty of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Took off the right side cover. No sign of any...

Took off the right side cover. No sign of any crimping on anything.

Just to confuse things a bit. When I took out the spark plugs to see they would spark against the cylinder head, there was no...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
OK. I did take off the small black piece to get...

OK. I did take off the small black piece to get to the TCD mark window. But would that explain no spark? Back to the garage. Good news is the Suz VX800 started right up after a 2 month layover so...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Same plugs. Tried the old ones. No spark showing...

Same plugs. Tried the old ones. No spark showing after a firm click after putting to plug wires back on. Didn't do the air filter. I'll check the side stand switch but everything underneath came off...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
Didn't move the tank at all. Would the throttle...

Didn't move the tank at all. Would the throttle thing stop the spark? I would think that is electrical.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
In neutral. K/s was up and bike was on...

In neutral. K/s was up and bike was on centerstand. Tried with clutch in.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2005, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By TomB
GS Won't start after owner service - Help

Today (32k miles) I changed the Alt belt, oil & filter, checked valves (only one needed adjustment), and plugs. Belt, filters & plugs straight from dealer. Now it won't start. Turns over strong but...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By TomB
FWIW, It's the left grip so it won't get a lot of...

FWIW, It's the left grip so it won't get a lot of twisting. And only the outer edge glue was disturbed. Tell you in a week or so. Got the left side back together tonight. Right side tomorrow and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By TomB
Got them soldered back together though it's not...

Got them soldered back together though it's not as neat as should be. It worked using a 12v power supply. I think I'll use them a bit before regluing, Murphy's law and all.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By TomB
I think I've answered my own question. Today...

I think I've answered my own question.

Today is an extra sunny day in beautiful downtown Williamsport, PA so I took my sharpest whaling knife and the grip outside where I could see everything...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By TomB
Broken Grip Wire (HELP)

Because the dummy writing this failed to carefully read everything on this forum about replacing handlebars, and only followed the Service Manual instructions, when the manual said "pull off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By TomB
Hi Jim, I appreciate the info but I prefer...

Hi Jim,

I appreciate the info but I prefer not to rely on the bend as there is also a twist. The top bar is no longer parallel with the mount. I once lost half a handlebar while riding my Suzuki...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By TomB
R1150GS Handlebar needed

Seems that a bicycle racer decided to try to move me out of his way at a bike race (by going 15-20' off the race course) and, in the trying (unsuccessful), managed to bend my handlebar forward so the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2003, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By TomB
We tried to wait on the flat spots until we had a...

We tried to wait on the flat spots until we had a clear shot at the top. My judgement was not always right and the new clutch got broken in well.

I had no problem looking at any of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2003, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By TomB
If you want to see LOTS of pix of the T-Mobile...

If you want to see LOTS of pix of the T-Mobile event go to

http://littlechainring.com/tmobileintl2003/

I don't think I'm in any of them but then my job is to stay out of pictures. That's for...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2003, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By TomB
Cool2 Damn Rob, Do your lights all have aux...

Damn Rob,

Do your lights all have aux lights too?
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