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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By FlyingFinn
No, it's the because of the sunspots. :rolleyes

No, it's the because of the sunspots. :rolleyes
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By FlyingFinn
Suspension, tires, frame... all that being equal,...

Suspension, tires, frame... all that being equal, a bike that's 20lbs heavier would have 20lbs LESS payload capacity.

So Chris does have a valid question. My guess is that the spring rates on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By FlyingFinn
That is totally bogus. It's not physically...

That is totally bogus. It's not physically possible for the sun to contribute even a measurable increase in the engine's running temperature.
As long as the bike is here on surface of the Earth,...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,578
Posted By FlyingFinn
That's good news. Good luck with the ride back...

That's good news. Good luck with the ride back home.

It's bit strange though that it leaked that "much" but then stopped.
Your FD has the vent on it (might want to check it's not plugged/stuck)...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By FlyingFinn
What is V2? This new Crossrunner has 17"...

What is V2?

This new Crossrunner has 17" front and I'm not sure what you're referring to with the "sponge suspension"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By FlyingFinn
I really hope Honda brings this bike to US. To...

I really hope Honda brings this bike to US.
To my eye it looks beautiful, I'm a long time fan of the VFR (owned two in the past) and with the upgrades that they did this bike really pulls my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By FlyingFinn
Very typical problem. The grip expands as it...

Very typical problem.
The grip expands as it heats up and runs out play at the end.
Fix is to shim out the bar end weight a little bit.

Remove the bar end weight, slip a washer on the big...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 52,980
Posted By FlyingFinn
:becca Thanks Honda! I was all decided...

:becca Thanks Honda!

I was all decided already to get a new Wethead RT for my next road bike, and now you go and make these updates to the F6B. Back to square one... :lol3

Mikko
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 174,088
Posted By FlyingFinn
I know, it's mind boggling. Especially when the...

I know, it's mind boggling. Especially when the other offered option was to get the shock replaced for free, keep the bike and get $2500 cash-back.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By FlyingFinn
How often have you guys had stuff stolen from a...

How often have you guys had stuff stolen from a locked pannier?

How about from an unlocked one?
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,321
Posted By FlyingFinn
Care to elaborate on that? I haven't seen...

Care to elaborate on that?

I haven't seen anything indicating that the Federal EV Tax Credit would have been phased out. All I can find says the program is still in place.

Mikko
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 44,855
Posted By FlyingFinn
Looks good, and also very much like a final...

Looks good, and also very much like a final product.
In some more lively color than "electrical tape black" it probably looks stunning.

And I like the muffler location.
Leaves room for proper...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By FlyingFinn
Who's Manuel?

Who's Manuel?
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,594
Posted By FlyingFinn
Way to get on the ignore list right from the...

Way to get on the ignore list right from the start.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,634
Posted By FlyingFinn
Don't put back the K&N, they do cause accelerated...

Don't put back the K&N, they do cause accelerated engine wear if you ride at all in even moderately dusty conditions.

The accelerator module does nothing for you by now, those type of devices...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By FlyingFinn
I actually do. I'll send you a PM Mikko

I actually do.

I'll send you a PM

Mikko
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By FlyingFinn
Here's a snapshot from the time when I was...

Here's a snapshot from the time when I was prototyping the circuit to adopt the newer speed sensor to my older bike. I typed most of the info there.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By FlyingFinn
The FD ring gears have different number of teeth...

The FD ring gears have different number of teeth on them for the sensor to read. Not the "gear teeth" but the speed sensor "tick marks".
So the sensor generates different number of pulses per each...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By FlyingFinn
Really? Even when it's a plastic box, like most...

Really? Even when it's a plastic box, like most of them nowadays are?
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By FlyingFinn
Your answer to OP's question is correct. But...

Your answer to OP's question is correct.
But I'm really curious what about that two lamp wiring is not up to the code.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By FlyingFinn
Yes, it SHOWS the traffic but doesn't calculate a...

Yes, it SHOWS the traffic but doesn't calculate a fastest route considering the current traffic conditions.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By FlyingFinn
Waze. It really works, I use it pretty much...

Waze.
It really works, I use it pretty much every morning driving to work. It checks the traffic conditions and calculates a fastest route to your destination.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 381,011
Posted By FlyingFinn
Yes you are.

Yes you are.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,849
Posted By FlyingFinn
This. Anyone who says ESA on GSW is waste of...

This.

Anyone who says ESA on GSW is waste of money "since I don't change the settings all the time" is totally missing the point of the Dynamic ESA.

Yes, the earlier generations of ESA provided...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By FlyingFinn
This.

This.
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,479
Posted By FlyingFinn
Couple weeks ago I wired up dual-beam aux lights...

Couple weeks ago I wired up dual-beam aux lights for my 4Runner and re-wired the stock H4 headlights.
What a pain in the arse!
Fuse holders, switches, multiple SPDT relays... All that needed to be...
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By FlyingFinn
My experience was exactly the opposite. My RM2...

My experience was exactly the opposite.
My RM2 was an early production unit and had a flaw that required the unit to get rebuilt with some new internals. The guys RM were really responsive and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,597
Posted By FlyingFinn
What pressure are you guys using with the...

What pressure are you guys using with the Shinkos?

I switched to a 705 front tire few hundred miles ago and it feels definitely more "nervous" on pavement than the old Anakee2 did. Seems to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,772
Posted By FlyingFinn
Comment on the tire lever question. I use...

Comment on the tire lever question.

I use Stubby composite tire levers with wheels I don't want to scratch.
http://stubbytiretools.com
They work great, also with the GS spoked wheels.

Mikko
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By FlyingFinn
Please show us how to use it to break the front...

Please show us how to use it to break the front bead. Thanks.

Mikko
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,994
Posted By FlyingFinn
Correct. The Dynamic ESA in GSW (and R1000 HP4)...

Correct. The Dynamic ESA in GSW (and R1000 HP4) is much superior to the previous gen Electronically Adjustable suspension systems, like the one in 1190Adv.
But the ABS & Traction Control of the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,201
Posted By FlyingFinn
That must be the touring seat on it.

That must be the touring seat on it.
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,594
Posted By FlyingFinn
It's really wonky. The online page shows "0 in...

It's really wonky. The online page shows "0 in Stock" although I just looked at the bags there in the store. They do have them. But not for $8.99.
Same SKU, I checked.

I think this is one of...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,594
Posted By FlyingFinn
My local HD stores has plenty on the shelf. At...

My local HD stores has plenty on the shelf.
At $25 a pop. And they don't match online prices...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 19,606
Posted By FlyingFinn
+1 on the 660 Tenere. My personal "want but...

+1 on the 660 Tenere.

My personal "want but can't get" bike, Honda CBF1000

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/261048/images/2010-honda-cbf1000.jpg

Mikko
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,479
Posted By FlyingFinn
In Palo Alto, huh? I hope it's not just a...

In Palo Alto, huh? I hope it's not just a vacation trip...
Many very cool companies in the area, I work with few of them.
Would be great if you were to relocate here.

Anyhow, best of luck...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 101,479
Posted By FlyingFinn
It's really good to see that you keep plugging...

It's really good to see that you keep plugging away with the project. Even after the initial Kickstarter round ran out of steam!
I really like what you've created and wish you good luck going...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,802
Posted By FlyingFinn
No. You do. Lets try to put this in other...

No. You do.
Lets try to put this in other words.
Would this be more clear "last 7 CHARACTERS"? (Including numbers and letters)
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,344
Views: 134,674
Posted By FlyingFinn
The R1200 bikes have to O2 sensors, other...

The R1200 bikes have to O2 sensors, other supported bikes only have one.
With two sensors you basically need two of the "single O2" kits.
The team behind this product is actually giving us R1200...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 892
Posted By FlyingFinn
Are you sure it's not water? Looks kind of...

Are you sure it's not water? Looks kind of waterish to me...

Torn front swing arm boot + bike wash or long ride in the rain = the swing arm is now full of water.

Pull the rear boot and see if...
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