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Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By BillsburgGS
I updated with no problems as has been the case...

I updated with no problems as has been the case with my prior 2-3 updates. FWIW I am on a Mac. Maybe the failures are tied to certain OS or versions of OS?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10,002
Views: 2,087,466
Posted By BillsburgGS
I bet 1st term politicians are much cleaner than...

I bet 1st term politicians are much cleaner than 10 year term politicians

That aside...

My 20,000 mile F800GS is way the hell dirtier, all the time, than my 22,500 mile HD Road King Classic...
Forum: Face plant 12-29-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,907
Posted By BillsburgGS
RIP...he sounds like he was a great guy with a...

RIP...he sounds like he was a great guy with a good heart. I hate when things like this happen to good people.




this is one of those common driving habits that I see frequently and yet few...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,688
Posted By BillsburgGS
Like OP, maybe my ear canals are oddly shaped, or...

Like OP, maybe my ear canals are oddly shaped, or just my left. Even with custom fitted plugs, after a few minutes of riding, the left one would work its way out (maybe in that case it was the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By BillsburgGS
Well, not an object but ... About 7-8 years...

Well, not an object but ...

About 7-8 years ago an "undeliverable email" message showed up in my inbox. It was an email that I had sent 2 years before and was just returned as undeliverable. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,734
Posted By BillsburgGS
1. Cigars 2. Lithium ion inverter (jumps bike...

1. Cigars
2. Lithium ion inverter (jumps bike battery, endless phone, jambox, etc.)
3. Sig Sauer P938
4. REI's knock off of the Helionix (sp?) folding chair
5. Flashlight
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,110
Posted By BillsburgGS
I don't know that the motion blur you see is...

I don't know that the motion blur you see is necessarily related to the frame rate at which the footage was shot so much as the refresh rate of the TV display that you watch it on (weakest link in...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,727
Posted By BillsburgGS
To 30 feet! Can't tell you how many 22' deep...

To 30 feet!

Can't tell you how many 22' deep creeks had me turn around ONLY because my Roam 2 was rated for only 3'. :D
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,110
Posted By BillsburgGS
I think it's just a placeholder, maybe metadata? ...

I think it's just a placeholder, maybe metadata? I just delete them all right away and your actual movie files are fine.

I am glad to see the Roams back... Go Pros are so FUGLY I could never...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,245
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 For me, fine for fluids, chain brushes, etc....

+1
For me, fine for fluids, chain brushes, etc. bought one pair private label boots and decided I will buy high quality boots, jackets, helmets, etc. because when these fail you in any way your ride...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,352
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 with above. I use Navigon on my iPhone5 in a...

+1 with above. I use Navigon on my iPhone5 in a Lifeproof Nuud. Nav voice commands overide my music or intercom conversation on my Sena.

I have mine mounted in a Ram X grip on an extended arm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By BillsburgGS
Well, it was not a hit and I was actually in my...

Well, it was not a hit and I was actually in my car, but this near miss has spooked me for years and taught me to be very careful behind work trucks and pickups with tools on board.

I was on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 I learn, and laugh the most here on ADV,...

+1

I learn, and laugh the most here on ADV, but I find pretty much all of the popular magazines so repetitious, review after review of the same or one off models. Once year ok, but month after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,992
Posted By BillsburgGS
I worked for a pretty good sized retail company a...

I worked for a pretty good sized retail company a few years ago, $400 million+ in sales. There was a guy who worked part-time sales, part-time fork lift operator in a small store in NC. He had the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By BillsburgGS
Maybe it was... Sitting at a small table...

Maybe it was...

Sitting at a small table for four at a nice restaurant for brunch, I took my phone out of my pocket and put it underneath my chair as the table was small. The waiter bobbled a...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,826
Posted By BillsburgGS
Sorry to hear about your phone, we can understand...

Sorry to hear about your phone, we can understand the frustration.

I have been using Lifeproof cases on my iPhones for about 3 years now, including using my phone as my nav device always on my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,157
Posted By BillsburgGS
An unintended consequence of self driving cars...

An unintended consequence of self driving cars could be the decimation of the squirrel population as I doubt any of these cars will be fast enough or smart enough to read the fancy moves they pull...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By BillsburgGS
This is all clearly the work of Obama.

This is all clearly the work of Obama.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,157
Posted By BillsburgGS
While waiting for my Acura being serviced I...

While waiting for my Acura being serviced I listened in a sales pitch for their newest safety systems.

In cruise control mode a camera (behind the rear view mirror, facing forward) tracks the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have these too andI tried and failed with about...

I have these too andI tried and failed with about a dozen prior attempts, everything either hurt after a while or slowly worked its way out of my left ear.

I think these are the only earbuds that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 18,028
Posted By BillsburgGS
Klim, pronounced "climb", a f'n Idaho based...

Klim, pronounced "climb", a f'n Idaho based company...

Do they say "poh-tay-toe" or "poh-tah-toe"?

Oh, let's call the whole thing off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By BillsburgGS
The bike looks good! However, the guy...

The bike looks good!

However, the guy slumped on the floor behind your bike doesn't look too good:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10,002
Views: 2,087,466
Posted By BillsburgGS
Stopped at a convenience store for a short break...

Stopped at a convenience store for a short break out in the country and there two guys and two girls hanging around a pair of Harleys. The guys have flat billed baseball caps, tank tops, sneakers,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,272
Posted By BillsburgGS
I bet he got pissed off when he noticed that one...

I bet he got pissed off when he noticed that one of you bought an iPhone too.

I think most of us like seeing and riding with people that have the same bike. We get to see how they make good mods...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,898
Posted By BillsburgGS
All good weather handling advice. Here are a few...

All good weather handling advice. Here are a few tips about fitting in in the Midwest, coming from a former yank and southerner.

Comb your hair neatly and part it on the side. Wear solid colored...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,409
Views: 789,657
Posted By BillsburgGS
A fun place to practice and ride...

I thought I'd share a really fun place to spend a day or a weekend where you can ride everything from the easiest open field "trails" to enduro single track all within about 225 acres of private...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,332
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 on the GL Diablo. I have it in black on a...

+1 on the GL Diablo. I have it in black on a white bike. Yeah, the "bra straps" look a little odd but the bag stays well centered even when the bike goes down.

I saw some reviews saying it was not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,199
Posted By BillsburgGS
Near the top of the page, 2nd menu bar down (at...

Near the top of the page, 2nd menu bar down (at least on ipad) click "thread tools", then "subscribe to thread" then choose how and how often to be notified of a new response.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,199
Posted By BillsburgGS
Yup!

At my 18K service for my 2010 the dealer pointed it out to me. Previously, wehn we put on risers it was very tight and I learned BMW outsources the cables and has sometimes switched OEM suppliers and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,279
Posted By BillsburgGS
$29 for a $1000 canoe?

I posted an ad for a whitewater canoe with custom Kevlar skid plates on both ends, included strap seatbacks, 3 paddles and a rolling cart to get it from car to water. New, about $1400. Excellent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By BillsburgGS
Not if it's working properly. KTown in the second...

Not if it's working properly. KTown in the second post outlined exactly how the lights work on start up.

To turn ABS off and keep the red light on, indicating disengaged ABS the bike must stopped....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,368
Posted By BillsburgGS
Question Aaaaahhhhh..... From "the rules" of the...

Aaaaahhhhh.....

From "the rules" of the game on page 1:
#4 - File photos are permitted for dropping a new tag. You still must ride to the tag to grab it. If using a file photo, the same bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,368
Posted By BillsburgGS
Agreed... I guess you didn't want to park in the...

Agreed... I guess you didn't want to park in the driveway/entranceway! Your shot was "almost" the one I was going to take anyway.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,368
Posted By BillsburgGS
New Tag

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/55036639@N03/13911851490" title="image by BillsburgGS, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5496/13911851490_9e282891a0_c.jpg" width="800"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,368
Posted By BillsburgGS
Grab!

Bee Tree Park in south county (?, still learning my way around STL and what areas are called.)This was the former Nims residence. Beautiful park! There were a few wedding pics being shot, baby...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,391
Posted By BillsburgGS
I think you may have taken some posts, at least ...

I think you may have taken some posts, at least mine, out of context.

I don't ride through when I see workers. I don't ride across dangerous hazards any more or less than when I am off-road,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,391
Posted By BillsburgGS
Sign says "Road Closed Ahead", go or no?

Do you see a "Road Closed" as a stop/re-route signal or a "pause then go suggestion"?

Unless I am running late and in a "cut my losses" mode I can't help but react with a "maybe for most people,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,368
Posted By BillsburgGS
Can I assume that this tag is still available for...

Can I assume that this tag is still available for grabbing?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,078
Posted By BillsburgGS
In or out?

Dang, and I thought it was a belly button survey...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 16,387
Posted By BillsburgGS
Damn, I hate when you elitist techy types hand...

Damn, I hate when you elitist techy types hand out complicated advice assuming the rest of us can actually pull that stuff off! :rofl

Hope this works!
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