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Forum: GS Boxers 05-10-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,137
Posted By genka
Some people have been successful in installing...

Some people have been successful in installing the driveshaft, but I almost broke my fingers trying to do it. I removed the swingarm, which turned out not nearly as difficult as I feared.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By genka
Thank you. Total Wine is the most convenient.

Thank you. Total Wine is the most convenient.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By genka
Thanks. I know of several good stores in...

Thanks. I know of several good stores in Baltimore, but I'm in the Dulles Airport area until the middle of the next week and want to visit a friend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By genka
Offtopic- good liquor store in Northern Virginia

Need to buy some rare/unusual beers not usually found on gas stations. Looking for a good store, preferably along the rt 7.

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Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,137
Posted By genka
This picture was taken with the front boot...

This picture was taken with the front boot removed. I don't know if there will be enough room to work with the boot on. I am planning to remove the driveshaft for inspection later this year, will be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,101
Posted By genka
I was so busy with my home remodeling project...

I was so busy with my home remodeling project that I couldn't make it. Hopefully next year. Glad you had a great time.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,137
Posted By genka
The rebuilt was done by Perry Hill Power...

The rebuilt was done by Perry Hill Power Equipment in Baltimore. Small shop, no website.

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Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By genka
This light is considerably smaller than the...

This light is considerably smaller than the others. It is 110x32x84mm instead of the 155x55x100mm of typical Chinese light. Unfortunately it still has simple optics, not very suitable for a road use.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By genka
XM radio streams at very low bitrates- IIRC it is...

XM radio streams at very low bitrates- IIRC it is only 8kbps for voice channels and 40kbps for music. Not nearly enough for good sound quality.
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 26,041
Posted By genka
I have the Enterprise overpants, and my crotch...

I have the Enterprise overpants, and my crotch was damp after about 40 minutes in a light rain. Is it considered a warrantable failure?
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
Thanks, excellent pictures. The construction is...

Thanks, excellent pictures.
The construction is similar to many other LED bulbs, although I can't visually identify the emitters. They are not the type typically found on the cheaper bulbs.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,010
Posted By genka
The OBDII support in bikes is spotty at best....

The OBDII support in bikes is spotty at best. After all OBDII is not a government requirement. If no one else has tested your bike, you can do it with a $5 Bluetooth adapter and Android phone or...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By genka
:clap

:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By genka
Hey, I'm riding a BMW, not a KLR! :D

Hey, I'm riding a BMW, not a KLR! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By genka
Probably. Thinking of it, the bike was developed...

Probably. Thinking of it, the bike was developed when BMW GPS was based on StreetPilot, which had no battery. Zumo based Nav IV and Nav V don't need the power off delay. I still don't know why the...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By genka
Thank you. Shoe Goo is exactly what I want to...

Thank you. Shoe Goo is exactly what I want to try, I ordered it. I also stopped by a cobbler this morning, they offered a complete sole replacement for $80. Could be an option if Shoe Goo will not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By genka
That connector doesn't simply turns on/off with...

That connector doesn't simply turns on/off with the ignition. The turn off is delayed. After the key is removed the connector will remain hot for 1.5 to 15 minutes depending on the load. I have no...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,511
Posted By genka
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Posted By genka
Fixing footpeg damaged boots

I have Pivot Pegs on my bike. I like the way they function, but the soles of my boots are destroyed by the sharp teeth on the pegs. Is it possible to apply some sort of a filler to restore the soles?...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
:rofl Hopefully the roads will be free of ice...

:rofl Hopefully the roads will be free of ice come next Monday!:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
All vehicles will blink twice as fast when an LED...

All vehicles will blink twice as fast when an LED bulb without the resistor is installed. This is why there are plenty of bulbs with the built in resistors out there. I see no need to buy something...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
The prices I posted are per pair of bulbs....

The prices I posted are per pair of bulbs. Certainly cheaper that $130 for 4, and I didn't shop around for the best price.
Would you mine posting a couple of pictures of the bulbs when you get them?...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
Apparently this is true- you can sell anything to...

Apparently this is true- you can sell anything to the BMW riders, as long as it is overpriced. :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,301
Posted By genka
They are probably not much different from the...

They are probably not much different from the bulbs you can buy on ebay. Search for "1156 Amber LED bulb" and verify with the seller that the bulbs do not require additional load resistors for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,414
Posted By genka
Совсем поговорить не с кем? Sent from my...

Совсем поговорить не с кем?

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Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By genka
I had a similar bulb, one of the LED chips fell...

I had a similar bulb, one of the LED chips fell off. It is still in the headlight. This bulb is more reliable and brighter...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 220,748
Posted By genka
You can get a lot of light on the cheap, but I'm...

You can get a lot of light on the cheap, but I'm not aware of any generic lights with a good cut off.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,178
Posted By genka
Couple of years ago I used a handlebar mounted...

Couple of years ago I used a handlebar mounted remote control for iPod. I switched to Sena and never looked back. There is nothing wrong in taking your left hand off the handlebar in a routine road...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,178
Posted By genka
You are looking for an yesterday's solution to...

You are looking for an yesterday's solution to your problem. You can go completely wireless by using a Bluetooth headset with media controls. The best (and most expensive) way is a proper helmet kit...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By genka
Generally the rule of thumb for the best fuel...

Generally the rule of thumb for the best fuel economy is the lowest sustainable speed at the tallest gear. However considering that GS has aerodynamics of a barn you could probably get even better...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-11-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
I wanted to see how well the GPS will route on...

I wanted to see how well the GPS will route on OSM mapset. The UI on Nav V is very good, it is often easier to create simple routes on the unit.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
Once I got over the import issues I made a use of...

Once I got over the import issues I made a use of Furkot. I will need to drive in the Caribbean, which is not covered bt Basecamp. So I made waypoints in Furkot, imported them in the GPS and planned...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
Good to know. Furkot looks interesting. I will...

Good to know. Furkot looks interesting. I will try them if I'll manage to go on a long distance trip this year.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
OK, I got it working! Something was wrong in...

OK, I got it working! Something was wrong in communications between the GPS and Basecamp. Not sure what it was, but after this log sync and Basecamp crash I could transfer the waypoints and they...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
Dan, I almost never use Basecamp. Lately I...

Dan, I almost never use Basecamp. Lately I planned mostly in Ridewithgps.com I'm aware of Furkot (your article in the BMW MOA magazine was excellent), just never played with it seriously. I though...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
I knew that waypoints shouldn't be under Trip...

I knew that waypoints shouldn't be under Trip Planner, I just couldn't find them anywhere else. I updated Basecamp and now it just says "Transferring user data" when I connected the GPS. Hopefully it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
In the last 15 years computer mapping made an...

In the last 15 years computer mapping made an incredible progress. But Garmin desktop software only managed to get more convoluted while retaining that vintage last century look, feel and routing...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
Yes to both. I also looked in "Import" under...

Yes to both. I also looked in "Import" under Apps-> Trip Planner.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-10-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 107,203
Posted By genka
I thought I mastered the Nav V for my needs in...

I thought I mastered the Nav V for my needs in the bike travel. But now I'm preparing for a cage trip and can't figure one thing out. I want to save several waypoints in the GPS, so I could use them...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,850
Posted By genka
Ouch! Layering will not help with cold hands...

Ouch! Layering will not help with cold hands...
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