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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,046
Posted By Steve in ATL
I bought the warranty. I figure with the $$ I...

I bought the warranty. I figure with the $$ I saved on the bike, and the fact that it was a first model year, it might be good to bet on the safe side of things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,080
Posted By Steve in ATL
As others have said - good job having your head...

As others have said - good job having your head on a swivel. I'm glad he didn't hit you, because I have friends who have been in accidents, not at fault, where others were injured, and it still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37,394
Views: 9,810,167
Posted By Steve in ATL
Nice rack! Nice Rack! Nice...

Nice rack!



Nice Rack!



Nice Rack!
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By Steve in ATL
Thanks for all the input, guys. I think I'm going...

Thanks for all the input, guys. I think I'm going Motoport.

Cheers,

Steve
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,009
Posted By Steve in ATL
I've been doing all my travel using just an iPad....

I've been doing all my travel using just an iPad. It works fine, but it will also depend on a careful analysis of what you are doing. On a long trip on the moto, I bring a laptop because the iPad...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,544
Posted By Steve in ATL
Mesh overpants - I need some

Anyone have any recommendations?
Forum: Australia 10-28-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,564
Posted By Steve in ATL
Excellent! :clap

Excellent!

:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,558
Posted By Steve in ATL
Have you checked continuity between the terminals...

Have you checked continuity between the terminals that hold the fuse and the ends of the wire they are allegedly attached to? I have seen and had a bad crimp in a terminal and in a fusebox terminal...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
Yeah, the problem was to test my set-up...

Yeah, the problem was to test my set-up (installing LED lights and testing same), the engine had to at least turn over to activate the headlight relay.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
Well, I hate to criticize, but you guys built the...

Well, I hate to criticize, but you guys built the harness extension that goes between the control box and the light with two male ends, and ended the leads from the control box and the lights with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
This way the body of the connector at each end...

This way the body of the connector at each end protects the terminals - the females are recessed into the male body, and the males are enclosed by the female end of the mating connector. No...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
I did the same damn thing putting my Denail LED...

I did the same damn thing putting my Denail LED lights on. :deal
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,452
Posted By Steve in ATL
Hey guys, for those of you who are Super Ten...

Hey guys, for those of you who are Super Ten owners, and have installed your lights already: If you used the high / low beam intensity trigger wire to switch the lights between 100% / 40%, where did...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-27-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 137,225
Posted By Steve in ATL
http://www.blokessportbike.com/showthread.php?t=57...

http://www.blokessportbike.com/showthread.php?t=57855
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-27-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 180,169
Posted By Steve in ATL
Anyone have a better scan of this? ...

Anyone have a better scan of this?

http://www.blokessportbike.com/showthread.php?t=57855
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 180,169
Posted By Steve in ATL
Could have fooled, well, everyone.

Could have fooled, well, everyone.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-23-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,718
Posted By Steve in ATL
I've put the AltRider crashbars and tail rack on...

I've put the AltRider crashbars and tail rack on mine, and I'll be adding the bash plate as soon as it gets here. In addition, I've got some Denali D2s going on, and I installed an Eastern Beaver...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
AltRider had crash bars, skid plate and tail rack...

AltRider had crash bars, skid plate and tail rack in stock when I ordered them...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,606
Posted By Steve in ATL
You

are welcome.
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,452
Posted By Steve in ATL
Hi Don, How do we know which group we're in?...

Hi Don,

How do we know which group we're in? :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,718
Posted By Steve in ATL
So let's see. I get no alarm system, lees...

So let's see. I get no alarm system, lees expensive paint, and no silver side panels, but otherwise, same engine, same TCS, same ABS, same suspension, etc, etc.

And for 2/3rds the price.

Oh,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
You don't need to. It's that good.

You don't need to. It's that good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-25-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 649,632
Posted By Steve in ATL
We went through a lot of this with the S10. Hold...

We went through a lot of this with the S10. Hold tight.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 56,695
Posted By Steve in ATL
The Zumo 660 / 665 use a connector similar to...

The Zumo 660 / 665 use a connector similar to that on the base of the Zumo 550, only it's on the back.

Here's a review, with plenty of pictures:

http://www.prades.net/zumo660/index.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 56,695
Posted By Steve in ATL
Ah. My bad - but I guess that's what you get for...

Ah. My bad - but I guess that's what you get for using a hiking GPS on your bike. The Zumo is fine.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 56,695
Posted By Steve in ATL
You must be using a different 550 than I am,...

You must be using a different 550 than I am, since the one I use has a cradle that it gets power from, and the cradle does, in fact, have a waterproof / dustproof snap & screw-in connector.

If...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,452
Posted By Steve in ATL
No worries - I went riding yesterday also. Hope...

No worries - I went riding yesterday also. Hope you had a great ride! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
You'll have to ask the guy on the FZ8 that was...

You'll have to ask the guy on the FZ8 that was having trouble keeping up today. I was too busy being nimble and quick. At 47MPG.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
Super Tenere + TCS mode 2 + Sport mode = the...

Super Tenere + TCS mode 2 + Sport mode = the perfect step-out, every time!

Hope you are fully recovered - crashing sucks. :/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
How do you alter the "character of delivery" if...

How do you alter the "character of delivery" if you don't alter the amount of torque delivered? It makes more sense that it is a function of the engine map since the traction control would have to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-19-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27,625
Views: 5,479,856
Posted By Steve in ATL
Since we're posting pretty pictures of lines on...

Since we're posting pretty pictures of lines on charts, can someone explain this one to me? And what it all means?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-18-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,401
Posted By Steve in ATL
"My adventure bike doesn't turn as well as my...

"My adventure bike doesn't turn as well as my sport bike."

Thanks for that one, Capt. Obvious. :norton
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-17-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 180,169
Posted By Steve in ATL
There's a post floating around here somewhere of...

There's a post floating around here somewhere of someone who installed a PC-8 (Eastern Beaver Aux Panel) on an S10. Anyone see it? I can't find it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-16-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Steve in ATL
Sounds normal to me as well. Enjoy your ride.

Sounds normal to me as well. Enjoy your ride.
Forum: Vendors 08-15-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,452
Posted By Steve in ATL
Hey Don, I sent a reply back with my phone...

Hey Don,

I sent a reply back with my phone number, but haven't heard from you yet.

Cheers,

Steve Hill
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-15-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,606
Posted By Steve in ATL
Everyone seems to like the Aprilia mirrors. ...

Everyone seems to like the Aprilia mirrors.

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,10936.0.html
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,745
Posted By Steve in ATL
+1 And let's not even get into the clutch on...

+1

And let's not even get into the clutch on the DL, shall we?

Here's what I wrote over at VSRI:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 41,718
Posted By Steve in ATL
http://steveinatl.smugmug.com/Memes/Moto/i-VMSD8Tn...

http://steveinatl.smugmug.com/Memes/Moto/i-VMSD8Tn/0/L/IMG1857-L.jpg

Polk County, GA
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,745
Posted By Steve in ATL
Sweet Jeebus, since when does that effin matter?!?

Sweet Jeebus, since when does that effin matter?!?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,745
Posted By Steve in ATL
About the same, maybe a little better. Pillion...

About the same, maybe a little better. Pillion reports better seat comfort on the latter. The divided seat helps for room up front a bit, but it's still 2-up on a motorcycle. Until you move up to...
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