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Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,057,702
Posted By Bappo
Funny story. Was at Rexburg Motorsports...

Funny story.

Was at Rexburg Motorsports (Idaho) today and they had a low miles 700x sitting there for $3kish. Went over to get a closer look and started noticing scratches about everywhere. Not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
I don't know if you have used this before but...

I don't know if you have used this before but these two lessons on Basecamp are pretty doggone good.

http://www.ldriders.com/basecamp-faq.html
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
I did what was recommended here and just let the...

I did what was recommended here and just let the phone go through the Garmin and then the 590 to the Scala. Seems to work good for Pandora now but some other niggling things may have arisen. Will go...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
If you switch from 3D view to track up or north...

If you switch from 3D view to track up or north up first you can then pan around really easily without the screen having a mind of it's own.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,422
Posted By Bappo
I know my iphone will overheat VERY easily from...

I know my iphone will overheat VERY easily from the sun. Also, how do you use the touch screen on a smart phone with your riding gloves on? I tried every phone in the Verizon store with riding gloves...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
Yes, twice this weekend. Once took a battery...

Yes, twice this weekend. Once took a battery removal and replacement when it froze up and once just shut it off and back on again.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
Right now I have both my phone and my 590...

Right now I have both my phone and my 590 bluetoothed to my Scala Q3 and my phone is also BT's to the 590. This causes some odd issues when one wants to take over audio and Pandora/590 control...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,486
Posted By Bappo
Help! I have a Scala Q3 in my head with my...

Help!
I have a Scala Q3 in my head with my phone as mobile phone 1 and my GPS as mobile phone 2. I think that is all I get on the Q3 but not really sure. I would like to get my THF6 HT and/or a CB...
Forum: Face plant 09-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,834
Posted By Bappo
Didn't hit any this weekend ring around Idaho but...

Didn't hit any this weekend ring around Idaho but did spin a fawn around like a top. Saw it on the side of the road looking at me, so I veered to centerline (stopping woulda been bad) it bolted...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,619
Posted By Bappo
East Idaho non-ethanol gas is all over. Most...

East Idaho non-ethanol gas is all over. Most stations have hi-test ethanol free gas and a couple are completely ethanol free. even have a big NO ETHANOL sticker at the pumps.

I know that the...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By Bappo
Scala Q3 thoughts. Pairs with my iphone as phone...

Scala Q3 thoughts. Pairs with my iphone as phone 1 and Garmin 590 as phone 2. Has always worked. Never have think about it. directions, Pandora, No one believes that I am going down the road on a...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Bappo
I could not get them on wearing my badlands...

I could not get them on wearing my badlands jacket let alone under or over the cuffs. Ended up buying the short cuff gloves which I really wanted anyways as I use the jacket cuff as ventilation.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,833
Posted By Bappo
I have some old BMW all season? goretex and they...

I have some old BMW all season? goretex and they are all day walking comfortable (8 mile trail hike in the redwoods and were perfect). Sole wore down and became super slippery at stops though.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bappo
squarsh em out the pouch:rofl Then they can...

squarsh em out the pouch:rofl

Then they can breathe!
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,542
Posted By Bappo
I had a yellow ZR7S and really liked a lot about...

I had a yellow ZR7S and really liked a lot about it except... it vibrated at 5k rpm like nothing I've ever ridden before or since. Fastest bike I've ever owned as well.

Rode into Red Lodge, got a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,904
Posted By Bappo
Do you have to take all the bags off the back...

Do you have to take all the bags off the back seat and rack to fill the tank?

This bike is tempting me a bit. Especially some new ones around here for $5.9k.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,951
Views: 632,018
Posted By Bappo
What is wrong with this thing? They want $6200...

What is wrong with this thing? They want $6200 (been on the floor for a year now). 2007 no manual clutch version but the paint doesn't seem to be a stock paint? Wrecked, rebuilt and painted? I am...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 77,051
Posted By Bappo
From Winnamucca, NV to Nampa, ID is about 220...

From Winnamucca, NV to Nampa, ID is about 220 miles without gas.

Ontario, OR to Burns is 130 miles. Burns to the next gas stop is only 30 miles and then on 395 is another 130 miles and the sign at...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 28,386
Posted By Bappo
Speeding >5 over in Idaho is a guaranteed ticket....

Speeding >5 over in Idaho is a guaranteed ticket. We have been hiring from SoCal lately and every single one of them get ticketed in Idaho and can't fathom why. They only go 10 over! In Butte County...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,407
Posted By Bappo
There are a bunch of Arctic Circle restaurants in...

There are a bunch of Arctic Circle restaurants in Idaho Falls. Just sayin'
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,040
Posted By Bappo
I do 700 to 900 mile days regularly and would...

I do 700 to 900 mile days regularly and would love to have cruise. I know I'm in the extreme minority. And yes I have Go Cruise and it serves it's purpose admirably. Maybe Yamaha will add cruise to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,040
Posted By Bappo
Why are there so few bikes with cruise control

Harleys, Victory's, BMW's, Triumph Trophy?, Wing, FJR and Super Tenere. Is that it? Most of those are >$20k as well.

It is odd to me that cruise is not on more bikes. Out here in the west,...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Bappo
nah, the already there maps show most any fire...

nah, the already there maps show most any fire road I would ride on and some I wouldn't. I have an older Nuvi 500 that has off road stuff but it is more of a backup GPS that lives in the pannier.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By Bappo
No complaints over 20k miles and a 32 hour rally...

No complaints over 20k miles and a 32 hour rally (Big Sky), a ride from Idaho to Miami, FL and back. It has seen snow, rain, deluge, heat, freezing with nary a complaint. Just carry a plastic baggy...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,998
Posted By Bappo
Out this way in September? The same as I would...

Out this way in September? The same as I would and do wear out here from March to November. Or anywhere from Alaska to Florida for that matter. LDComfort under either Klim Badlands Pro or Aerostich....
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Bappo
8k miles on a front and hated it after about 5k...

8k miles on a front and hated it after about 5k on a Super Tenere. Triangulated and not stable. Switched to old school Tourances and happy as a clam.
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 146,862
Posted By Bappo
Excellent point!

Excellent point!
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 146,862
Posted By Bappo
Could have test ridden one today but chose not....

Could have test ridden one today but chose not. Too many things bugged me. Seat padding felt no more than 1/2" thick and no room to move forwards or back. I wonder if you could even get a RDL made...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 146,862
Posted By Bappo
Two local Yamahamma dealers today, no FZ07 or 09...

Two local Yamahamma dealers today, no FZ07 or 09 but bunches of Bolts. One dealer did get one 09 in and sold it but doesn't really want to order more in????? yet the same Bolts just sit there.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 274,053
Posted By Bappo
Was over with buds during Victory dyno day. A 100...

Was over with buds during Victory dyno day. A 100 motor not stock got 75 hp. 106 motor with pipes, stage 1, and some add on thing set at 6 got 95 hp. Highest I saw. Most everyone had stage 1 and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 274,053
Posted By Bappo
Rollin, I don't see your aux fuel cell on the...

Rollin,
I don't see your aux fuel cell on the back. Or your water jug, dual GPS's, radar detector, rally pack on the gas tank with LED light, etc.

Not that all that is necessary of course. Maybe...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By Bappo
Klim Badlands kit over LDcomfort, 700 miles last...

Klim Badlands kit over LDcomfort, 700 miles last August lowest temp 96F highest 106F. All good while moving just wet down the LDcomfort every 2 hours or so and zip up all the vents except back and...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24,929
Views: 4,602,133
Posted By Bappo
I have the Baja Designs Onx. Bright is BRIGHT and...

I have the Baja Designs Onx. Bright is BRIGHT and saved my arse from running into a moose last fall. 50% is good for deer watching when occasional cars are around (they dont get MAD like when on...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24,929
Views: 4,602,133
Posted By Bappo
I use a similar lock from some random gun I...

I use a similar lock from some random gun I bought. Works great. Seems like I have a bunch of those cable locks lying around:D
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 245,824
Posted By Bappo
Damn! They have an FZ-8 for 5600 as well. Zbolt...

Damn! They have an FZ-8 for 5600 as well. Zbolt for 6400. Tempting fly and ride.
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,792
Posted By Bappo
I don't know why some think the S10 is hard to...

I don't know why some think the S10 is hard to pick up after a nap. Mine sleeps comfortably on the Givi engine guards and pannier; nothing else touches. When I wake it up it picks right up using the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 177,856
Posted By Bappo
Yup. When he asked what I would pay he kinda...

Yup. When he asked what I would pay he kinda stared at me for a second:rofl when I responded with my offer. Then I left.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 177,856
Posted By Bappo
The listed price was 4700 and wouldn't haggle....

The listed price was 4700 and wouldn't haggle. Not worth that much for a commuter bike.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 177,856
Posted By Bappo
There is a 2008 one of these at the local cycle...

There is a 2008 one of these at the local cycle shop for sale. Has 600 miles and no price listed. I am tempted to wander over tomorrow and just see the bike.

Not that I need one, mind you. My...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-12-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 82,517
Posted By Bappo
Thanks! Now to find a spot to put all that...

Thanks!

Now to find a spot to put all that extra cable.

Oh, and I'm pissed they didn't include an ADV bike as my little dude. Have to use a motocross bike, crotch rocket, or cruiser instead. Or...
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