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Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,383
Posted By RedFrogTango
Search for my posts earlier in this thread. I...

Search for my posts earlier in this thread. I have an oil cooler protector for my 2103 R1200R that I think I bought from Wunderlich. It went on super easy.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By RedFrogTango
That is exactly what I want to do. I've got...

That is exactly what I want to do.

I've got a couple of questions:

1) How long does it take to re-charge the the unit from the bike?
2) Any advantage of going with the slightly bigger xp1...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,365
Posted By RedFrogTango
Makes sense. Thanks.

Makes sense. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,365
Posted By RedFrogTango
The dealer installed an SAE pigtail wired...

The dealer installed an SAE pigtail wired directly to the battery on my R1200R for use with a battery tender. I'm guessing that I can plug the Antigravity unit into this if I need a jump. Is that...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,383
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks to all for the info. I had always assumed...

Thanks to all for the info. I had always assumed that I had plenty of extra electrical power for add-ons and heated gear, but I don't want to find out that my assumptions are wrong out in the middle...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,383
Posted By RedFrogTango
2013 R1200R - anybody know how much extra juice...

2013 R1200R - anybody know how much extra juice is available for accessories and electronic add-ons? I'm trying to figure out if I am drawing too much juice. I'm planning an trip to Alaska this June...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,365
Posted By RedFrogTango
I almost forgot, I'm also running a set of...

I almost forgot, I'm also running a set of Clearwater LED running lights.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,365
Posted By RedFrogTango
Anybody know if the Antigravity devices can be...

Anybody know if the Antigravity devices can be charged from a motorcycle? If it makes a difference, I running an Escort radar detector, Garmin GPS, and maintaining a charge on my Blackberry phone...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By RedFrogTango
It should work. I run a switched SAE cord to my...

It should work. I run a switched SAE cord to my tank bag to run/charge various electronics while riding. While parked overnight, I plan to run an SAE extension cord from the tank bag to the SAE...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,567
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks - I'll give this a try.

Thanks - I'll give this a try.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,567
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks. Any suggestions on a free video editor? ...

Thanks. Any suggestions on a free video editor? Something even a simpleton can use? :1drink
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,598
Posted By RedFrogTango
I have a couple of 2" wide rolls of the Solas...

I have a couple of 2" wide rolls of the Solas tape - one white and one yellow. I cut it up into 3" strips, then cut each strip in half along the diagonal to make triangles. I arranged the triangles...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,567
Posted By RedFrogTango
Super easy to use, although I have just been...

Super easy to use, although I have just been playing around with it so far (home movie type stuff). I'm still trying to sort out the best mounting options - ideally 1 mount of the side of my helmet...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,567
Posted By RedFrogTango
FWIW - I recently bought a Roam2 at B&H photo for...

FWIW - I recently bought a Roam2 at B&H photo for $125, and I think Contour was running a Black Friday deal for the Roam2 for even less.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,691
Posted By RedFrogTango
Current timeline 10-28-14: Order placed ...

Current timeline

10-28-14: Order placed
11-17-14: Notice that suit has been cut and sent to sewing staff
11-24-14: Notice that suit is finished and being shipped
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm planning to have tires changed (Road Pilot 4...

I'm planning to have tires changed (Road Pilot 4 to TKC80) in Whitehorse next June on the way to Dawson and then Prudhoe bay. I'll change the knobbies back to street tires on the way back through...
Forum: Canada 11-10-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,639
Posted By RedFrogTango
Interesting. I just did a ride around the Great...

Interesting. I just did a ride around the Great Lakes this past August starting and ending in Chicago. I have an Escort radar dector mounted on top of my clutch reservoir - very visible and out in...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By RedFrogTango
I rode around the Great Lakes this past summer. I...

I rode around the Great Lakes this past summer. I would recommend riding through Canada via the Trans-Canadian Highway. The stretch along the Northern shore of Lake Superior is one of the best roads...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,363
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm seeing deals on the Roam 2 for $120-125. It...

I'm seeing deals on the Roam 2 for $120-125. It has me wondering if I really need the extra features of the Roam 3. I'm guessing that once I figure out what resolution/speed I want to shoot in, I...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,363
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks to all for the answers. This was very...

Thanks to all for the answers. This was very helpful.

Mike
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,363
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm looking for a bullet style camera for an...

I'm looking for a bullet style camera for an Alaskan trip next Spring. I like the Roam 3 for it's simplicity and price, but I cannot find answers to a few questions.

1) What is the maximum SD...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,567
Posted By RedFrogTango
I've been trying to educate myself on action...

I've been trying to educate myself on action cameras and this thread has been very helpful - thanks.

I'm looking for something to record IBA rides and a trip to Alaska next Spring. I want...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 17,691
Posted By RedFrogTango
Placed an order yesterday for an R-3 with...

Placed an order yesterday for an R-3 with alterations (shortened legs); black with grey accents. Was quoted a 7-9 week delivery time.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By RedFrogTango
Thanks! If I decide to forgo my planned IBA ride...

Thanks! If I decide to forgo my planned IBA ride next month, I'll probably try to ride the Sourthern portion.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-12-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm having a hard time finding a detailed non-GPS...

I'm having a hard time finding a detailed non-GPS map of the trans Wisconsin adventure trail, although I understand that it passes fairly near my house in Galena, IL. I seem to recall that it passes...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,184
Posted By RedFrogTango
I did the Great Lakes 100 last month. I've been...

I did the Great Lakes 100 last month. I've been looking at a figure 8 route around Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that will cover >2000 miles in 48 hours (SS2000). The only downside is that my...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By RedFrogTango
I just ordered a set of TKC80s for my BMW R1200R....

I just ordered a set of TKC80s for my BMW R1200R. I'll let you know how they work out.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By RedFrogTango
I had a chance to try on a Shoei Neotec today. ...

I had a chance to try on a Shoei Neotec today. It fit me really well. I'm not sure I really need to investigate the Schuberth. I think I'm going to go with the Shoei.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By RedFrogTango
Helmet shape - Shoei vs. Schuberth vs. Shark

I have a Shark Evoline 2 and I am looking for a replacement. The Shark (size medium) fits me quite well, but I am looking for something with better airflow and quieter. My Evoline 2 is relatively...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,184
Posted By RedFrogTango
Great write-up and photos. Thanks.

Great write-up and photos. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By RedFrogTango
What he said - streaming mp3s from a smartphone...

What he said - streaming mp3s from a smartphone does not require connection to a cell tower.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By RedFrogTango
A couple more without the duffel ...

A couple more without the duffel

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag417/redfrogtano/IMG-20140804-01174_zpsa3c60274.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,000
Posted By RedFrogTango
Is the Nealy better than the Dynaplug? I've got a...

Is the Nealy better than the Dynaplug? I've got a set of no-name string plugs from the local autoparts store that I keep in my repair kit, but I'm looking for something better. The cheapy string...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By RedFrogTango
Scala for me as well. It has a built in FM...

Scala for me as well. It has a built in FM receiver. However, I've never used it. I stream my music (mp3s) from my Blackberry Bold while I ride. I've set my Blackberry to auto-answer incoming...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 183,734
Posted By RedFrogTango
Ruckus - farm auction in South Wayne, WI

I was at a farm aution in South Wayne, WI, this past Sunday to benefit the local fire department. They had a 2009 Ruckus up for auction. It looked to be stock with only about 250 miles on it and was...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By RedFrogTango
FWIW, here is a shot from the back of the bike. ...

FWIW, here is a shot from the back of the bike. The nice thing about this ATV duffel is that it had 4 tie-down straps that allowed me to strap it down to my DIY Rotopax carrier.

...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,479
Posted By RedFrogTango
My Shark helmet, Nuvi GPS and Scala Rider blue...

My Shark helmet, Nuvi GPS and Scala Rider blue tooth will all need replacement within the next year. A Shoei Nortec modular is $650, a bluetooth com system another $300+ and a higher end gps will...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By RedFrogTango
I have a large roll top duffel made for an ATV...

I have a large roll top duffel made for an ATV that I bought for cheap at Gander Mountain. I did get water inside of it one time, but that was probably operator error - I did not roll the flap over...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,479
Posted By RedFrogTango
I'm interested in one of these. But i have to...

I'm interested in one of these. But i have to wonder how the head's up display will work with my bifocal glasses. I'm guessing that the head's up display will be above the line that separates the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,383
Posted By RedFrogTango
Radar detector - Where I live (Chicagoland), the...

Radar detector - Where I live (Chicagoland), the expressways typically have a posted speed limit of 55 mph. However, the majority of traffic is moving at 70-80 mph. You would literally be putting...
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