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Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 290,826
Posted By Simplyred
Nobody with a European Masters degree would ever...

Nobody with a European Masters degree would ever write that lousy English. I call BS. Looking at your displayed reasoning, you've never seen a European University from the inside. This is the...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By Simplyred
I have the G4 team set, and it has annoyed me...

I have the G4 team set, and it has annoyed me from the gitgo. I will move to the 20s as soon as (1) it's available and (2) inmates give positive feedback. Cardo will never ever see a dollar from me...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,290
Posted By Simplyred
I also heard there is a Russian company almost...

I also heard there is a Russian company almost ready to market a similar product. Should be interesting to see if there is any competition that lowers the price a tad. Looks a great product.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By Simplyred
Having almost 40 years of experience riding...

Having almost 40 years of experience riding several bikes behind me, I can tell you that "the perfect" bike does not exist. That's a thing to place right upfront. It seems pretty obvious, this...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
I know it's tough to grasp, but if nobody bitches...

I know it's tough to grasp, but if nobody bitches about a rotten product, things do not get improved. The shortsighted may see it as bitching, the smart ones see it as a Chance. A chance to improve....
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
That. And the fact is, it's not just pushing...

That.

And the fact is, it's not just pushing the Channel A or Channel B button on the G4. That's a huge simplification that doesn't do the comparison right, and makes it look like someone who has...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
Given the things you say, I can very well...

Given the things you say, I can very well understand why you would not. :evil
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
I seriously doubt that. From what I read on this...

I seriously doubt that. From what I read on this very forum, it is quite the opposite. Many people have problems with handling the cardo G4. So do I.
And so they think themselves at Cardo, otherwise...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
Well, for me, one thing is sure: the G4 has got...

Well, for me, one thing is sure: the G4 has got to go. I hope I can sell it for a reasonable price, but I am not longer going to annoy myself with it.

I will switch to SENA. Still deciding between...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By Simplyred
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
Got it. You are right with this comment. I didn't...

Got it. You are right with this comment. I didn't read it well enough which I realize now after reading it again. However.

You say you don't want to BOTH take your hand of the steer and your...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
One of those things that sound so reasonable, but...

One of those things that sound so reasonable, but in reality is bull....

Since we simply do not drive that way. We DO take our eyes from the road even without any device mounted. Sometimes while...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
With the new S20 product from SENA coming to...

With the new S20 product from SENA coming to market, it's pretty much clear that SENA has taken the lead in this market I would say. And I would like to know Melissa-who-wants-to-be's opinion on the...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
As if you could EVER fiddle around at the big...

As if you could EVER fiddle around at the big knob WITHOUT taking your hands from the bars? Where's the difference? How are you "jog-dialling" with both your hands on the steer? That really is not...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
My only beef with all of those devices is the...

My only beef with all of those devices is the fiddling around on the side of your head (plus wearing gloves). That isn't the most optimal way of controlling stuff.

I would like to actually SEE...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 56,180
Posted By Simplyred
This device blows the competition right out of...

This device blows the competition right out of the water. It's looking MUCH better then the competing Cardo G9 product, and combine that with Sena's already much better customer services and customer...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,128
Posted By Simplyred
Let's keep it going!

Just to keep this thread going a bit, and bump it up, I am very curious if something has been done in the design of a bluetooth remote control unit?

It stroke me that we are now 1,5 years further...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By Simplyred
Which knee protectors for my Rukka pants?

I own Rukka pants that came with knee protectors in the waffle form. Point is, they are too hard on the knees especially when the knees are touching the bikes panels in front. So I am looking for...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By Simplyred
If anything, this thread proves that there are as...

If anything, this thread proves that there are as much opinions as there are people. However, the G4 is not the G9 or the Q1. Cardo changes its systems that fast that lightning would have a tough job...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,134
Posted By Simplyred
You used the word "wireless" and that really is a...

You used the word "wireless" and that really is a pity, since it strips options like Autocom from the list.

You don't really NEED "wireless" when you don't want to speak with any other riders and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,579
Posted By Simplyred
Hi Thijs ! Great to see you reporting again!...

Hi Thijs !

Great to see you reporting again! As in your report about your Nordkapp adventure, the photos are phenomenal again. You really have a talent for compositions and light.

Please (now...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Simplyred
It sounds like a way to huge generalisation, but,...

It sounds like a way to huge generalisation, but, yeah, that´s my opinion as well based upon the experiences till now. Rukka is great gear, no matter what model it is. There are differences of...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Simplyred
Hey Willem. Alles ok? Looks like Cardo is doing...

Hey Willem. Alles ok?
Looks like Cardo is doing a GREAT job in alienating it's customers by offering miserable customer service. You are not alone in that if you read this forum.
Cardo is simply...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,552
Posted By Simplyred
Have you tried using the built-in flip-up antenna?

Have you tried using the built-in flip-up antenna?
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By Simplyred
Maybe so, nevertheless that does not dictate how...

Maybe so, nevertheless that does not dictate how you USE that protocol, and there are already several creative minds out there that have invented solutions where you can for instance speak with 6...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By Simplyred
I am sorry, but I find this very disappointing....

I am sorry, but I find this very disappointing. This is the year 2013 and not 1987. Who wants to "plug in" anything nowadays? We have BLUETOOTH.

All of our devices are bluetooth enabled. You want...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By Simplyred
I would say the most important thing regarding a...

I would say the most important thing regarding a RTW trip is not WHAT you can haul, but what you NEED to haul. And following from that the most important thing is that you don't get stuck anywhere on...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,128
Posted By Simplyred
Hey Craftycoder! Thanks for responding so...

Hey Craftycoder!

Thanks for responding so quickly!
Yes, I have seen that thread, but that is a totally different idea? That is a powermodule if I am correct and has nothing to do with being a...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,128
Posted By Simplyred
Status ?

Hey Craftycoder...

Long time no message. Any update on this project? Still busy working on the idea of a bluetooth remote control unit, or did you abandon the project?

That would be...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
I really can't see what's bad with THAT. If you...

I really can't see what's bad with THAT. If you pay A LOT of money for ANY product and instead of doing you a service (for which you bought it) this said product delivers you a heap of frustration...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By Simplyred
There is an extensive thread on Uclear somewhere...

There is an extensive thread on Uclear somewhere in the vendors section. If I recall correctly, the inmates debated the vendor on technical issues to which at some point the vendor had no answers...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,105
Posted By Simplyred
Yes, it really is a bargain. The jacket is...

Yes, it really is a bargain. The jacket is magnificent, and now I am scanning the market for a pair of trousers to go with it. Can't go wrong with a Rukka jacket in that price range!
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,202
Posted By Simplyred
Individual approach

Looks like it, that the key is in an individual approach: adjust what needs adjusting to make you comfortable over longer distances. That all varies with the exact type of back-problem you have and...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,954
Posted By Simplyred
That of course is rather hypocrite remark. :eek1 ...

That of course is rather hypocrite remark. :eek1
There are MANY possible distractions riding a motorcycle and you can't forbid them all. The question for this one debated here is even if you should...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
BIG advantage of the Cardo: you don't need to do...

BIG advantage of the Cardo: you don't need to do that very often since they offer hardly any updates :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
Would all have been nice IF I could actually have...

Would all have been nice IF I could actually have gotten it to work, but I didn't. So what's the point of having lists full of socalled "features" when you need an engineer in your backpocket to get...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
I think you make a good point here. This...

I think you make a good point here.

This stuff isn't exactly cheap and that should load some responsibility on the manufacturer to see to it that there is good support for reasonable time. That to...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Simplyred
Kids pants for bigger kid. What to do.

I want to buy my son of 9 years old some good riding pants since he is always riding with me. There is a problem however.

Due to a kidney disease, he was on medication since the age of 4....
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
I resent that remark. It is generalizing. If...

I resent that remark. It is generalizing. If technology can't interact with humans, then who's "fault" is that to begin with? Is the human designed for use of technology, or should technology be...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 26,854
Posted By Simplyred
I also would like to chime in with my 2cts worth...

I also would like to chime in with my 2cts worth of experience as I have been doing in other threads on this very forum regarding the Cardo G4.

To begin with: G4, G9, G299..... what does it matter...
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