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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-16-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By beachdancer
Can routes be downloaded to IOS Apps?

I will be participating in my first rally this weekend (Nutmeg 400) and part of the learning process is to understand and use the listing of bonus locations, by latitude and longitude, provided by...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By beachdancer
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Americas 10-24-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By beachdancer
Motorcycle Rental in Puerto Rico?

We are traveling in February 2013 and I would appreciate any contacts that rent motorcycles on Puerto Rico. Thanks.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-30-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By beachdancer
Is the Zumo 350 Screen the same as the 660?

Specs look the same, but the 350 claims easy to read in sunlight. Are they the same screen?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,539
Posted By beachdancer
Price Drop on 660?

New Zumo 660's were on sale at Americade for $575. I stopped at the Garmin booth and the rep there referred me to the dealer at the beach exhibition site.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 853,653
Posted By beachdancer
Cougar

Done - good luck.

My Dad used to have a Cougar GT - quite a sleeper.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 102,430
Posted By beachdancer
Blue Ox and F650GS

We hung an F650GS on a Toyota Tundra with a Blue Ox hitch hauler, and then drove 10,000 miles over all kinds of roads from Cape Cod to Baja Sur and back. As you will see from the pictures, it got a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By beachdancer
Thank you very much.

Thank you very much.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By beachdancer
Looking for Phoenix rental and road advice December 11

I will be finishing a meeting in Scottsdale Sunday morning, 12-11 and need to be on a plane out of Sky Harbor Tuesday afternoon. I would appreciate any suggestions on bike rental options near...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-17-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By beachdancer
Is Zumo Personality Adjustable?

My Streetpilot is failing - screen is clouding over, and unit freezes. Looks like new GPS time - probably Zumo 660. I do not need the sat radio feature of 665, as I like to use Pandora right from my...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By beachdancer
Day-long Sport Seat - Feedback Requested

I submitted an order for a Russell Day-long seat for my R1200GS. After looking at the information I provided, they came back with the suggestion that the regular seat would be taller than I would...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 57,162
Posted By beachdancer
I have been looking for an iPhone or other...

I have been looking for an iPhone or other smartphone utility that would let me dictate ride reports - or parts of them - while riding, using the bluetooth connection in my Nolan helmet. No hands,...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,316
Posted By beachdancer
We visited in February last year. There are good...

We visited in February last year. There are good people at this B&B. Terry may have said it best - her comment is: "bad roads bring good people."

Not just the hosts (although impressive to watch...
Forum: Americas 01-18-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,316
Posted By beachdancer
We stayed at La Mision about a year ago, and they...

We stayed at La Mision about a year ago, and they had a large, fenced in lot behind the property with room for all vehicles, trailers, etc. I would call hotel first to confirm it is still available,...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By beachdancer
Galapagos and two wheels..

My wife wants to go to the Galapagos for her birthday at the end of March or beginning of April. Something i would like to do as well, so sounds good. However, I am considering bookend the Galapagos...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 57,162
Posted By beachdancer
Any information on what use of apps like pandora,...

Any information on what use of apps like pandora, motion x gps and trackr does to data usage and AT&T data charges?
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachdancer
I am talking primarily about short to medium...

I am talking primarily about short to medium voice notes - the voice to text part I can handle with Dragon Speech later on.

If it also controlled Dragon Dictate or a similar application, it would...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By beachdancer
Hands free (bluetooth) control over note taking, phone and music

Has anyone identified a smartphone (or other device?) which permits bluetooth control from a helmet system (I use Nolan/N-Com) over applications and note or memo taking? I have checked the iPhone...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 31,744
Posted By beachdancer
I was told by my BMW dealer, which handles First...

I was told by my BMW dealer, which handles First Gear, that the First Gear heated jacket liners are made by Warm n Safe, and correspond to the Warm n safe "gen 3" line (non-microwire wire). The WnS...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 57,162
Posted By beachdancer
Has anyone had any success using iPhone Voice...

Has anyone had any success using iPhone Voice Memo or Dragon Dictation apps, over bluetooth with the Nolan N-Com helmet system?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,535
Posted By beachdancer
Another +1 for hippo hands (although hippo feet...

Another +1 for hippo hands (although hippo feet would be more on point for this thread.)

Saw one other poster mentioning muck boots - which I like to ride with as well. I have an old pair which...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-01-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,148
Posted By beachdancer
Happy New Year from Cape Cod. If sand from this...

Happy New Year from Cape Cod. If sand from this area would be of interest, PM me with address. Sand is taking over the parking lot of our local beach - happy to fight back by sending some to you.
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,985
Posted By beachdancer
Looks very interesting. My wife does not ride,...

Looks very interesting. My wife does not ride, but likes to travel - what are the costs for her to accompany in the sweep vehicle?
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,258
Posted By beachdancer
Are any Russell Day Long Group Buys pending?

Does anyone know of an existing or pending Russell Day Long group buy, or of any promotions? TY, and Merry Christmas.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By beachdancer
I have not gone in deep enough to be certain, but...

I have not gone in deep enough to be certain, but it does not appear that re routing is an option. If others have experience to the contrary, I will try it first.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By beachdancer
Longer throttle cable for 1200GS?

I would like to install a set of Rox bar backs on my 2005 R1200GS. Test fitting made clear that the standard throttle cable is too short (unless I want every right turn punctuated by sudden and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By beachdancer
LoCoMatt - Thanks for the feedback. May I ask...

LoCoMatt - Thanks for the feedback. May I ask what you paid?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By beachdancer
Looking at a 2005 1200GS - question about rust, clunk and lash?

I am looking at a 2005 R1200GS from a private party, 20,000 miles, reasonably stock with Jesse Bags. In examining and riding the bike, I like it and am considering making an offer, but several things...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-17-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By beachdancer
Unpaved Cape Cod?

Bought my F650GS thumper to ride in the Baja last year - now it sits in my garage on Cape Cod, next to the Valkyrie. Any suggestions of upaved/interesting dual sport trails or rides on or near the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 24,142
Posted By beachdancer
How Tall?

I have been intimidated by the seat height of the GSA in considering a bike to replace my 650GS thumper (5'10"); can you share how tall you and your Dad are, and whether the height of the GSA has...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 26,317
Posted By beachdancer
More on Go Pro?

Starting to plan for Mexico - reading this accelerates the process! Would you provide some additional detail on the Go Pro camera model and set up you are using? TY
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