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Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sena also makes some intercom units that are...

Sena also makes some intercom units that are meant to be worn like headphones, of course that only works well if you have a single person in the car...

http://www.sena.com/product/intercoms/sph10/...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
My guess is that water worked its way into the...

My guess is that water worked its way into the unit OR between the unit and the mount. I've had similar things happen during rain as well. When it happens to me, I usually get an echo of my own voice...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Pain-in-the-ass factor & comfort. I don't want...

Pain-in-the-ass factor & comfort. I don't want wires dangling from my ears to get yanked on when I pull on my helmet, or to have the wires rub on things transmitting noise. putting in foam earplugs...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Make yourself some thinner spacers? Get some...

Make yourself some thinner spacers? Get some sticky-backed Velcro, cut out a piece of each type and put them sticky sides together. The Sena spacers are padded.

Speaker placement is key in...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Many phones default to A2DP output for any noises...

Many phones default to A2DP output for any noises made by programs like the GPS programs you are using. If the GPS software or the S5 has the option to force output to the headset, that could fix it....
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
In version 5.0 of the SMH10R manual, on pages 25...

In version 5.0 of the SMH10R manual, on pages 25 and 26:

1. To adjust the volume, tap the (+) Button or the (-) Button.
2. To play or pause music, press the Center Button for 1 second
until you...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
They are as of today, July 1st. ...

They are as of today, July 1st.

http://www.sena.com/sena-released-20s-firmware-version-1-1/
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There's been a lot of talk about Garmin having a...

There's been a lot of talk about Garmin having a somewhat F'ed up Bluetooth implementation on their GPSes. I assume the 350LM is capable of streaming stereo music? If that's the case, it's a known...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Group Intercom is a new 20S-only feature that...

Group Intercom is a new 20S-only feature that allows connecting up to multiple other riders with a single action, which is probably why it's limited to 20S only? On page 36 of the v1.0 20S manual, it...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,081
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sidi Canyons (Gore-Tex). Gore-Tex means they...

Sidi Canyons (Gore-Tex).

Gore-Tex means they are guaranteed to be waterproof. I tested them when I bought then by standing in a bucket of water for 10+ minutes and my feet stayed dry. If they...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
The Sena units are rock solid in terms of their...

The Sena units are rock solid in terms of their communication with each other, or communication with the SR10 over Bluetooth. I've rarely had problems with their connection with my iPhone either, the...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
It's not the cheapest solution, but I would use a...

It's not the cheapest solution, but I would use a Bluetooth Helmet Communicator + a GMRS/FRS radio for longer range communication.

For communicators, Sena's SMH10 or the just-released 20S are...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-05-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There are "Go to previous waypoint or Go to next...

There are "Go to previous waypoint or Go to next waypoint" options inside TomTom's menu system. They can be added to the Quick Menu (Glove Icon). As long as you have them entered as waypoints, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 286,030
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I thought that standard seat was the "Low...

I thought that standard seat was the "Low Comfort" seat?
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
That happens because you have VOX Intercom or...

That happens because you have VOX Intercom or Phone enabled. If you turn that off so you have to press buttons to activate the intercom or phone, wind noise will stop interrupting your music.

No...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Right, so that pretty much confirms that it's the...

Right, so that pretty much confirms that it's the Nuvi's particular usage of Bluetooth that is the reason it's not working right. It appears that the Nuvi is pairing as an A2DP source, not as an HSP...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
You never replied to my response to you a few...

You never replied to my response to you a few days ago when you first posted about this issue.
What model Nuvi?
What Firmware version on the SMH10?
You've tried pairing to the Nuvi using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30,852
Views: 7,430,007
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Is it me, or is her right footpeg about two...

Is it me, or is her right footpeg about two inches higher than the left?
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Which model Nuvi do you have, and how did you...

Which model Nuvi do you have, and how did you pair it with your SMH10? Some Nuvi models may only use Bluetooth to act as a Bluetooth Headset with a Phone. Meaning, it is design to act as a remote...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Found a Mac GPX Creator!

So I found a Mac GPX file creator. It's not the easiest software to use, but it lets you create just the waypoints you want, select them, and save them. You can then let the TomTom convert them to an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
If the GPX file has less than 100 waypoints in...

If the GPX file has less than 100 waypoints in it, you should be able to.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Tyre is only a Route Planning tool. For...

Tyre is only a Route Planning tool. For installing map & software updates, TomTom Home is the software you use, which is available for both Mac and Windows PC.



Yes, you can plan the route...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 286,030
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Morning Rick; The built-in map pocket has a...

Morning Rick;

The built-in map pocket has a trapezoidal window that's about 9" long, and 7" wide at the back, 6.5" wide at the front. It's probably a little longer than that, but the extra inch or...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 286,030
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sure: Side view, the bag in the default...

Sure:

Side view, the bag in the default middle position. It can be moved about 2" forward or back from here. I can lean on it a little when riding if I get tired in this position.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 286,030
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I just picked up the Givi XS307 15 liter tank...

I just picked up the Givi XS307 15 liter tank lock bag and it fits pretty well. The bag itself is pretty good, only a few minor oddities: The safety strap on the front had to go; Inside the main area...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 286,030
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Looks like you have the BMW Touring screen. ...

Looks like you have the BMW Touring screen.

I've got the BMW Sport Screen, which is only a little bigger than the instrument cluster. I'm 5'6" with a 30" inseam, and the fly screen/sport screen...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Compared the to SMH10, the 20S has: Longer...

Compared the to SMH10, the 20S has:

Longer Range
Dual Bluetooth Radios
FM Radio
Bluetooth 4.0
Can mix some audio input (hear your GPS and intercom communication, instead of overriding and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Thanks! I think the new Rider can do up to...

Thanks!

I think the new Rider can do up to 100 waypoints.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I'm a Mac user as well. There's got to be some...

I'm a Mac user as well. There's got to be some website that lets you generate a GPS or ITN file from a planned route which you can then import onto the Rider.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,586
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There should be two methods: 1. On Windows,...

There should be two methods:

1. On Windows, run the Route Planning software Tyre, and import the GPX file. Save it as an ITN after adjusting and import to your Rider.
2. Attach the Rider to your...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
It's a Garmin issue. What do you want Sena to do?...

It's a Garmin issue. What do you want Sena to do?

The Garmin you have uses the Headset part of HFP to talk to your phone. It doesn't support using the Phone part of HFP to talk to a headset. Sena...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Uhhh, not really. :) HFP/HSP (Hands Free...

Uhhh, not really. :)

HFP/HSP (Hands Free Profile/Handset Profile) is a two way Mono connection so you can have a Microphone and Speaker(s) wireless connected to a Cell Phone, Computer, etc.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 47,110
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Sena's website says "available in April". ...

Sena's website says "available in April".
Revzilla's product page says "expected to ship early May."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 30,852
Views: 7,430,007
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Just for the record, I was arguing *for* hanging...

Just for the record, I was arguing *for* hanging off on the street, for the reasons you just explained in detail. Hopefully you were replying to SRG as well? :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30,852
Views: 7,430,007
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
There's a school of thought that says that...

There's a school of thought that says that hanging off on the inside of a turn does have a place on the street: by keeping the bike more upright, *if* a situation occurs that requires tightening the...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,246
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
I've found that below about 50 degrees, I also...

I've found that below about 50 degrees, I also need my heated glove liners to be comfortable for rides longer than 15 minutes.

Keep in mind that's with Barkbuster Storm Handguards installed,...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
No. The noise cancellation is to prevent wind...

No. The noise cancellation is to prevent wind noise from transmitting over the intercom so others can hear your voice, not the wind.

It is not like the headphones you wear on an airplane.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
In the iPhone's settings, remove the pairing for...

In the iPhone's settings, remove the pairing for the Sena, then re-pair them. This is listed as a step in the Sena upgrade process.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
The new 20S has a built-in earbud jack on the...

The new 20S has a built-in earbud jack on the clamp. http://senabluetooth.com/product/intercoms/20s/

I'm not aware of any new clamps for the SMH-10 beyond the A0305 or variants thereof.
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 539,095
Posted By AlecMyrddyn
Are you running Mavericks? Two of us had the...

Are you running Mavericks? Two of us had the exact same problem on our Macs. I'm happy it worked for you, I had to switch to a PC to get it to work as well.
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