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Forum: Vendors 10-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,994
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Nice! Would I wear one for...

Nice! Would I wear one for commuting/sport-touring? Possibly, if it fits well...

I like the styling. The price point is good. Love the three/four season venting. Waterproof without extra layers to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 32,950
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
My immediate reaction: ...

My immediate reaction:

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Of course, depends on riding position, comfort and how...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
It all depends on what state the music is/was in...

It all depends on what state the music is/was in before the Intercom is enabled:

From a resting state, Intercom and Music both OFF:

Tap turns on the Intercom. Tap again to disable the...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
You have to turn VOX Intercom off to have a...

You have to turn VOX Intercom off to have a standby mode. Then what BlueLghtning told you is correct.

When you power on with VOX Intercom disabled, you are in Standby mode. From there, one tap...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 45,143
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I don't believe Sena claim anything of the sort. ...

I don't believe Sena claim anything of the sort.

"Noise cancelling" in communication systems like this one means the communicator filters the wind & road noise out of your microphone input so it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9,542
Views: 1,929,449
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Not a stupid question, but a frustrating one I...

Not a stupid question, but a frustrating one I get all the time at work.

During breaks I'll take a walk around outside, near where I park the bike. On a regular basis coworkers will say to me:...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Michelin Pilot Road 3s. I got 10,000 miles out of...

Michelin Pilot Road 3s. I got 10,000 miles out of my last rear, 11,000 an counting on the front (probably won't make it all the way to 12k though.) 3,000+ of those miles were two up with full luggage...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
It cannot, at least not in the way you are...

It cannot, at least not in the way you are thinking.

The SMH10 supports three Bluetooth profile connections:

A2DP for stereo music.
Primary HSP for two-way communication.
Secondary HSP for...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
The 20S has dual Bluetooth Radios, so it can mix...

The 20S has dual Bluetooth Radios, so it can mix two audio sources at once. You can supposedly listen to music AND talk on the intercom at the same time. The SMH10 can only listen to one source at a...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I have an iPhone 5, Sena SMH10 and TomTom Rider. ...

I have an iPhone 5, Sena SMH10 and TomTom Rider.

I keep my iPhone paired directly to the Sena all the time as a phone (using all HSP/HFP/A2DP/AVRCP profiles). I can ask Siri to change playlists...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Interesting... You are right, the iPhone...

Interesting...

You are right, the iPhone does allow for separate connections for A2DP (the music output) and AVRCP (the control of the music, FF, RW, Skip, etc.). I had forgotten about the...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I maintain you are lucky that it works for you,...

I maintain you are lucky that it works for you, as I am reasonably sure that A2DP/AVRCP were not designed to have a single source (the iPhone) with two remote control/speaker units in use at the same...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sorry, but you can't do this. In order for the...

Sorry, but you can't do this. In order for the Zumo to control the iPhone's music, the music must pass through the Zumo to the Sena. This is because the iPhone doesn't support two Bluetooth devices...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
The speakers plug into the helmet...

The speakers plug into the helmet clamp/baseplate, not the control unit. Then the control unit plugs into the baseplate.

Sena doesn't list speakers separately, but they may be able to sell them to...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sena also makes some intercom units that are...

Sena also makes some intercom units that are meant to be worn like headphones, of course that only works well if you have a single person in the car...

http://www.sena.com/product/intercoms/sph10/...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
My guess is that water worked its way into the...

My guess is that water worked its way into the unit OR between the unit and the mount. I've had similar things happen during rain as well. When it happens to me, I usually get an echo of my own voice...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Pain-in-the-ass factor & comfort. I don't want...

Pain-in-the-ass factor & comfort. I don't want wires dangling from my ears to get yanked on when I pull on my helmet, or to have the wires rub on things transmitting noise. putting in foam earplugs...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Make yourself some thinner spacers? Get some...

Make yourself some thinner spacers? Get some sticky-backed Velcro, cut out a piece of each type and put them sticky sides together. The Sena spacers are padded.

Speaker placement is key in...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Many phones default to A2DP output for any noises...

Many phones default to A2DP output for any noises made by programs like the GPS programs you are using. If the GPS software or the S5 has the option to force output to the headset, that could fix it....
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
In version 5.0 of the SMH10R manual, on pages 25...

In version 5.0 of the SMH10R manual, on pages 25 and 26:

1. To adjust the volume, tap the (+) Button or the (-) Button.
2. To play or pause music, press the Center Button for 1 second
until you...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
They are as of today, July 1st. ...

They are as of today, July 1st.

http://www.sena.com/sena-released-20s-firmware-version-1-1/
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There's been a lot of talk about Garmin having a...

There's been a lot of talk about Garmin having a somewhat F'ed up Bluetooth implementation on their GPSes. I assume the 350LM is capable of streaming stereo music? If that's the case, it's a known...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Group Intercom is a new 20S-only feature that...

Group Intercom is a new 20S-only feature that allows connecting up to multiple other riders with a single action, which is probably why it's limited to 20S only? On page 36 of the v1.0 20S manual, it...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,797
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sidi Canyons (Gore-Tex). Gore-Tex means they...

Sidi Canyons (Gore-Tex).

Gore-Tex means they are guaranteed to be waterproof. I tested them when I bought then by standing in a bucket of water for 10+ minutes and my feet stayed dry. If they...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
The Sena units are rock solid in terms of their...

The Sena units are rock solid in terms of their communication with each other, or communication with the SR10 over Bluetooth. I've rarely had problems with their connection with my iPhone either, the...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
It's not the cheapest solution, but I would use a...

It's not the cheapest solution, but I would use a Bluetooth Helmet Communicator + a GMRS/FRS radio for longer range communication.

For communicators, Sena's SMH10 or the just-released 20S are...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-05-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,231
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There are "Go to previous waypoint or Go to next...

There are "Go to previous waypoint or Go to next waypoint" options inside TomTom's menu system. They can be added to the Quick Menu (Glove Icon). As long as you have them entered as waypoints, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I thought that standard seat was the "Low...

I thought that standard seat was the "Low Comfort" seat?
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 71,562
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
That happens because you have VOX Intercom or...

That happens because you have VOX Intercom or Phone enabled. If you turn that off so you have to press buttons to activate the intercom or phone, wind noise will stop interrupting your music.

No...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Right, so that pretty much confirms that it's the...

Right, so that pretty much confirms that it's the Nuvi's particular usage of Bluetooth that is the reason it's not working right. It appears that the Nuvi is pairing as an A2DP source, not as an HSP...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
You never replied to my response to you a few...

You never replied to my response to you a few days ago when you first posted about this issue.
What model Nuvi?
What Firmware version on the SMH10?
You've tried pairing to the Nuvi using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34,489
Views: 8,485,503
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Is it me, or is her right footpeg about two...

Is it me, or is her right footpeg about two inches higher than the left?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,335
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Which model Nuvi do you have, and how did you...

Which model Nuvi do you have, and how did you pair it with your SMH10? Some Nuvi models may only use Bluetooth to act as a Bluetooth Headset with a Phone. Meaning, it is design to act as a remote...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,231
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Found a Mac GPX Creator!

So I found a Mac GPX file creator. It's not the easiest software to use, but it lets you create just the waypoints you want, select them, and save them. You can then let the TomTom convert them to an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,231
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
If the GPX file has less than 100 waypoints in...

If the GPX file has less than 100 waypoints in it, you should be able to.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,231
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Tyre is only a Route Planning tool. For...

Tyre is only a Route Planning tool. For installing map & software updates, TomTom Home is the software you use, which is available for both Mac and Windows PC.



Yes, you can plan the route...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Morning Rick; The built-in map pocket has a...

Morning Rick;

The built-in map pocket has a trapezoidal window that's about 9" long, and 7" wide at the back, 6.5" wide at the front. It's probably a little longer than that, but the extra inch or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sure: Side view, the bag in the default...

Sure:

Side view, the bag in the default middle position. It can be moved about 2" forward or back from here. I can lean on it a little when riding if I get tired in this position.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I just picked up the Givi XS307 15 liter tank...

I just picked up the Givi XS307 15 liter tank lock bag and it fits pretty well. The bag itself is pretty good, only a few minor oddities: The safety strap on the front had to go; Inside the main area...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 354,965
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Looks like you have the BMW Touring screen. ...

Looks like you have the BMW Touring screen.

I've got the BMW Sport Screen, which is only a little bigger than the instrument cluster. I'm 5'6" with a 30" inseam, and the fly screen/sport screen...
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