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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-20-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 45,949
Posted By Icy_
MapQuest?!? I had totally forgot about that one...

MapQuest?!? I had totally forgot about that one and got side tracked by how amazing google maps with the terrain base map looks. But man, MapQuest can export directly to Garmin?!? I just used it but...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 31,010
Posted By Icy_
There is no cavity for the speakers of the Sena?!?

I never had the chance to install the Sena on the Variant Ghost that I have so I thought tonight is a good night to do that.

To my surprise, there is no cavity for the Sena speakers inside the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,151
Posted By Icy_
yeap. my nolan N34 was stolen from my side case...

yeap. my nolan N34 was stolen from my side case at night. got lazy and put the helmet in the case and not brought it up with me. in brooklyn!!! somebody must have seen me leave it. when I got down in...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Icy_
I have the ghost. It fogs up quickly when not...

I have the ghost. It fogs up quickly when not moving when it's < 20 outside. The helmet ventilates so efficiently that as soon as you start moving the fog clears immediately. Never fogs up while in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 78,175
Posted By Icy_
+1. absence of background music is the best. the...

+1. absence of background music is the best. the way you capture the scenes are sublime. amazing RR. thank you for sharing.
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 482,627
Posted By Icy_
Thank you :) I shall never forget this one... I...

Thank you :) I shall never forget this one... I am pretty sure you are 100% right :)
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,697
Posted By Icy_
Agreed, correct attitude. And not just...

Agreed, correct attitude. And not just intersections, always, always be aware. Never expect other drivers to do the logical, rational thing to do. Always expect the unexpected. It's your job to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 126,352
Posted By Icy_
:)

:)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 126,352
Posted By Icy_
which reminds me, we did a ride last summer to...

which reminds me, we did a ride last summer to practice possible escape routes out of NYC surveyed possible zombie attraction stops such as delis, bbq joints and twisty roads.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-11-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 226,231
Posted By Icy_
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-hYBqn7L0Rgk/Us3...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-hYBqn7L0Rgk/Us3c9Uo-LKI/AAAAAAAAHa8/bLGO26MLRk0/s800/Icy%2520it%2520is%2520%252833%2520of%252036%2529.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
Really? Page 303, 304, 305, 306, 307... pictures...

Really? Page 303, 304, 305, 306, 307... pictures after pictures...
Forum: Beasts 01-29-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
I had complained about this to the dealer since...

I had complained about this to the dealer since the day I bought the bike. I always thought it had something to do with the ride-by-wire system as it felt like a software issue to me. The bike would...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 295,087
Posted By Icy_
It was 11F this morning and my fingertips felt...

It was 11F this morning and my fingertips felt the cold. I don't wear heated gloves. Without the muffs I would have gotten frostbite - previous experience. So, I would personally attest to the...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 295,087
Posted By Icy_
:) Could be. Cobble Hill You?

:) Could be.

Cobble Hill
You?
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 295,087
Posted By Icy_
Awesome!!!

28F and I felt nothing, nothing!

FREEEEDOOOOOOMMMMMM!!!

now, how do I wax this thing, or treat it further to make it even more insulated?
...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
Interesting. Never felt like that to me. What's...

Interesting. Never felt like that to me. What's the alternative bar you're looking for like? More straight?
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
That sounds like it was initially setup for more...

That sounds like it was initially setup for more off-roading (standing up posture) than saddle riding.

I will get the risers and tilt it maybe 10 degrees upward to compensate for the standing up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 365,270
Posted By Icy_
Beautiful scenes, beautiful bike. Thank you for...

Beautiful scenes, beautiful bike. Thank you for the shots :)
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,685
Posted By Icy_
may he ride in peace...

may he ride in peace...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,928
Posted By Icy_
oh I agree on those points. taken on that angle...

oh I agree on those points. taken on that angle garmin gps' are actually quite brilliant. I still can't understand how well the road signs and exits are depicted with the background - they match...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,444
Posted By Icy_
Thumb Must have: . Keep north up . No auto zoom...

Must have:

. Keep north up
. No auto zoom unless specified
. Never, ever, auto recalculate the planned route unless specified (whatever software used to plan it not important, what's important...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,928
Posted By Icy_
Hahah. exact opposite utilization of GPS from me....

Hahah. exact opposite utilization of GPS from me. I don't want the GPS to reroute, I don't like following it. I want it to keep North up, stop zooming, stop rotating, show me where I am, highlight...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
I rode GS 1200 in ~300 / 400 miles a stretch in...

I rode GS 1200 in ~300 / 400 miles a stretch in Colorado last summer and about the same on Triumph and I would say Triumph is more comfortable. But it's not apples to apples: I have a lower seat I...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
not much to explain really. when I took it to 10K...

not much to explain really. when I took it to 10K mile service, ducati triumph NYC folks (alex) asked me "where did you ride this bike? the coolant was all muddy and black." all I know is that it was...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
This is what I can tell on my account: It's been...

This is what I can tell on my account: It's been 12K miles so far, bought the bike last January. 50% NYC commuting (think heavy stop and go traffic, 100F+ heat in the summer, I rode in 9F the other...
Forum: Beasts 01-17-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
It's called "slider". ...

It's called "slider".

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/r-g-rear-axle-sliders-protectors-for-triumph-tiger-1200-explorer-12-13-trophy
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
as long as you're OK. plastics can be fixed,...

as long as you're OK. plastics can be fixed, crash bars are there to get scratched - they did their part to protect you.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
What top end issues?

What top end issues?
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
Well, traction control does what it's supposed to...

Well, traction control does what it's supposed to do and ABS does not help much. I turned TTC off the first time after not being able to stop and wanting to skid, and then learned how to not-engage...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Icy_
:) hahaha. awesome.

:) hahaha. awesome.
Forum: Beasts 01-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 772,571
Posted By Icy_
The best bike I ever owned

This bike has gotten me into and out of every trouble I can throw at it. Bought it in 2012 Jan, Rode it everywhere I can think of between Pennsylvania and Rhode Island :) ~12K miles and counting.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 1,513,169
Posted By Icy_
A few from my way

Me and BB | Floyd Bennet, NY
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-04yG8DFee6Q/Us3c9RaEzII/AAAAAAAAHgI/eLwmamE88eQ/s800/Icy%2520it%2520is%2520%252816%2520of%252036%2529.jpg

BB | Floyd Bennet, NY...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 110,902
Posted By Icy_
Hi Trev. Get well soon man; we need your...

Hi Trev. Get well soon man; we need your inspiration.

http://photos3.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/3/e/f/a/600_265396122.jpeg
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,747
Posted By Icy_
thank you

speechless, so... thank you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By Icy_
:) very cute and original. kudos.

:) very cute and original. kudos.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By Icy_
That's an awesome pic.[/QUOTE] Thank you...

That's an awesome pic.[/QUOTE]

Thank you Totomoto :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By Icy_
Believe it or not, this is not HDR. It's just a...

Believe it or not, this is not HDR. It's just a filter on Picasa's (I guess Google+ has the same engine) that I used :)) Though, I should add that the picture is taken with Nikon D90 with 18-70 lens...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By Icy_
:) hahah. thank you zz-r rider. I truly am :)

:) hahah. thank you zz-r rider. I truly am :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By Icy_
Pictures taken during our trip to Colorado. These...

Pictures taken during our trip to Colorado. These are from the day we did a mountain pass in San Juan mountains, in Durango. Her first off road ride. She rode a GS 650, I was riding a GS 1200 - both...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10,298
Views: 621,388
Posted By Icy_
that's fair :) go for it MuiMui

that's fair :) go for it MuiMui
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