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Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 142,780
Posted By scubasimon
Thanks for pointing it out! I gotta go look at...

Thanks for pointing it out! I gotta go look at the cover when I see the bike. The shop proprietor could not tell me what model year it was. Hahaha!
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 142,780
Posted By scubasimon
Anybody have a Moto Guzzi V7?

Thanks for the responses.

The main agent does not bring any into the country unfortunately. We depend on an independent importer bringing the bikes in. So not sure also. All I know is it is black...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 142,780
Posted By scubasimon
One more question...we do not see a lot of V7...

One more question...we do not see a lot of V7 bikes in Singapore unfortunately so need a little help. How does one distinguish between the 2013 and 2014 V7 Specials? All the information on the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 142,780
Posted By scubasimon
Love the V7 and how you all keep yours looking so...

Love the V7 and how you all keep yours looking so cool. Question: How do you keep those chrome exhausts looking so pristine? Do they discolour at the headers?
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,646
Posted By scubasimon
Anybody knows how this compares to the street...

Anybody knows how this compares to the street guard 3 jacket/pants in terms of waterproofing and temperature range? I wear the SG3 today and in Singapore it gets quite warm but the waterproofing is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,716
Posted By scubasimon
You have a uniquely funny and witty style of...

You have a uniquely funny and witty style of writing. Made me laugh with envy! Cool stuff!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,704
Posted By scubasimon
Thanks for the answers to where the Anakee 3...

Thanks for the answers to where the Anakee 3 tires are manufactured. Thailand it is...Sawadee-krup!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,704
Posted By scubasimon
Can anyone tell me where these are manufactured?

Can anyone tell me where these are manufactured?
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,868
Posted By scubasimon
My Streetguard 3 jacket and pants zippers are...

My Streetguard 3 jacket and pants zippers are fine after one year of daily use here. Maybe the dry weather affects this? It's always hot and humid here.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By scubasimon
i use these SIDI Tech Road Socks...not sure if...

i use these SIDI Tech Road Socks...not sure if high enough for you but they're plenty high enough for my size...
...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By scubasimon
Inside always for me. Looks better I think....

Inside always for me. Looks better I think. Vanity and all.


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Forum: Equipment 12-23-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,833
Posted By scubasimon
Sena! People who call me do not even know I'm on...

Sena! People who call me do not even know I'm on the bike :-)


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Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By scubasimon
I live close by in Singapore. Started with...

I live close by in Singapore. Started with Motoport Kevlar mesh jacket and pants. Kept me nice and cool. When it rains I put on the liner and that kept me dry. Problem is I gotta stop and put that...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,698
Posted By scubasimon
I use the BMW pro summer gloves. Light and...

I use the BMW pro summer gloves. Light and waterproof. No problems fiddling for cards, cameras and such with them on.


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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-18-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By scubasimon
there is an app on the iphone that allows for...

there is an app on the iphone that allows for something like this. app is called motionx-GPS. unfortunately, you will need to have some sort of data signal for this to work properly.
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,529
Posted By scubasimon
I use an old Lumix GF1 with a simple lens. Cheap...

I use an old Lumix GF1 with a simple lens. Cheap and good quality. Small too. Not quite point and shoot and not quite dSLR. But I can get good JPGs plus RAW out of it nicely.


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Forum: Equipment 07-25-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By scubasimon
Check out the Veho Muvi HD as well if you are...

Check out the Veho Muvi HD as well if you are considering the GoPro.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,939
Posted By scubasimon
That would ruin the waterproof lining though ;-)...

That would ruin the waterproof lining though ;-) But it would work in dryer climates for sure!
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By scubasimon
i have found my motoport kevlar gear to be...

i have found my motoport kevlar gear to be FANTASTIC in the heat...as long as it does not rain. over here in singapore/malaysia the weather is consistently in the 34-36C range with very high humidity...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,939
Posted By scubasimon
i have been on the same road as you for awhile...

i have been on the same road as you for awhile now using just the iPhone for a whole load of things including photography and i have to say it is more than able. i do not really miss my dslr very...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,738
Posted By scubasimon
Buff works for me.

Buff works for me.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By scubasimon
I use the BMW Street Guard. No need for...

I use the BMW Street Guard. No need for additional layers when it rains and it sure rains suddenly and heavily around these parts.
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By scubasimon
I use an iPad and have magazines on Zinio and...

I use an iPad and have magazines on Zinio and Newstand. Looks great and easy to use. Zinio is better when I need the same access on my notebook. Newstand is better because I don't have to "download"...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
Hi Leon. Could you share your blueprint? ...

Hi Leon.

Could you share your blueprint?

Incidentally, have you tried doing a simple toolbox mounted on the front of your skid plate?


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Forum: Asia 06-11-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 36,716
Posted By scubasimon
Good stuff! Can't wait to see pictures...and...

Good stuff! Can't wait to see pictures...and maybe video :-)
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
Hey...thanks for the tip on keeping the elbow...

Hey...thanks for the tip on keeping the elbow straight. I managed to put the bike up tonight without removing the pannier using that technique. Pannier was empty though and it is a little cramp to...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
Success!!! Though it was almost a failure ;-) Now...

Success!!! Though it was almost a failure ;-) Now why would just one left pannier make such a big difference?


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Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,647
Posted By scubasimon
I did get myself a pair of MX boots once and used...

I did get myself a pair of MX boots once and used them on a 2000km road trip...I been hiked up a hill with them though I will probably not do it again because of heat I experienced. Just to be fair,...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,708
Posted By scubasimon
I use my iPhone when researching routes away from...

I use my iPhone when researching routes away from the bike. Once on the bike I rely on two things depending on which bike I am on: my list of handwritten instructions; or my Zumo 500. Both work well...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
Ok! Inspired to give it another try tonight....

Ok! Inspired to give it another try tonight. Pannier off, elbow straight and lift! Hope it works :-)


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Forum: Beasts 06-08-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
I finally gave this suggestion a try. Took off...

I finally gave this suggestion a try. Took off the side pannier and pulled on the rack. Almost succeeded but maybe I was too tired. On a separate note. The SW-Motech rack doesn't look all that...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
Thanks for the tip. I have tried a similar...

Thanks for the tip. I have tried a similar version to this using the rear of the luggage rack with varying degrees is success though I can't tell if my hands were straight. Will give it a try tonight...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 454,872
Posted By scubasimon
centre stand help

hello. i have been reading about people who have varaderos for awhile now and finally got myself one. but there is a big problem...i can't get the bike onto the centre stand. having read about how...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By scubasimon
A flip up is a good compromise.

A flip up is a good compromise.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,982
Posted By scubasimon
Wet gloves smell terrible in humid heat which is...

Wet gloves smell terrible in humid heat which is why waterproof ones made a difference for me. The Summer Pro from BMW stayed dry without odour in an entire week of riding and was fantastic for me at...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By scubasimon
I live in Singapore and have ridden many trips in...

I live in Singapore and have ridden many trips in Malaysia where the weather can be unpredictable, hot, humid and wet all at the same time. However, I always ride with my gear. It is a compromise...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,982
Posted By scubasimon
I used the BMW Summer gloves for an entire week...

I used the BMW Summer gloves for an entire week of riding in the humid, hot and wet climate here in Malaysia and my hands were completely dry all the time. No leaks. No lining issues. No smells. I...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 77,951
Posted By scubasimon
Will this be the better combo?

hi folks.

i am currently using a motoport air mesh kevlar jacket/pants combo with the waterproof liner for rain. as i ride in hot and humid singapore/malaysia, it is important to find a...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 57,522
Posted By scubasimon
the Traverse & Latitude jackets/pants look really...

the Traverse & Latitude jackets/pants look really good and you folks give great reviews. i have a quick question that hopefully will be easy for somebody to answer...

...will you stay dry in the...
Forum: Asia 07-03-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 36,716
Posted By scubasimon
some sites to check out what bikes are available...

some sites to check out what bikes are available new...
BMW: http://www.bmwmotorrad.com.sg
Honda: http://www.boonsiewhonda.com.sg
Yamaha: http://www.hlcorp.com.sg/motorcycles
KTM:...
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