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Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 27,560
Posted By Ducman69
For example, here's the Aprilia SRV 850...

For example, here's the Aprilia SRV 850 Maxi-scooter:
http://images.gizmag.com/gallery_lrg/aprilia-srv-850-maxi-scooter-super-0.jpg
VS...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 27,560
Posted By Ducman69
I think part of the hate here is that: 1) Its...

I think part of the hate here is that:
1) Its not REALLY a motorcycle... its more of a non-stepthrough maxi-scooter. And compared to maxi-scooters, the performance on paper is excellent, and I doubt...
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By Ducman69
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By Ducman69
Simple, new safety standards are developed on a...

Simple, new safety standards are developed on a five year cycle.

Actual life can't be estimated accurately as it depends on frequency of use, UV exposure, heavy sweating in it or not, brand, bla...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By Ducman69
I agree, get a 55 watt 5K bulb slim kit off ebay...

I agree, get a 55 watt 5K bulb slim kit off ebay w/ some bing cashback savings.

The stuff is all made in china, so you might as well buy direct.

They come with a relay wired direct to the...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ducman69
Helmet mounts are far more entertaining IMO...

Helmet mounts are far more entertaining IMO (thats what I use), looks at what you're looking at, and is the most vibration free place on your bike.

But for a bike mount, google PVC camera mount. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,334
Posted By Ducman69
"Brownout", is that another way of saying "shit...

"Brownout", is that another way of saying "shit your pants"?
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By Ducman69
VisionX Solstice Solo LED lights. 10 watts / 900...

VisionX Solstice Solo LED lights. 10 watts / 900 lumen rating.

If youre just looking for additional light though, I found putting in some of those new 55 watt HIDs to be superior.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,006
Posted By Ducman69
I had a barely used spare passenger helmet that I...

I had a barely used spare passenger helmet that I picked up and the liner had fallen apart on it just from age.

But the main reason to replace a helmet every 5 years is the same reason you should...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ducman69
I put three of my tie straps in there. Put the...

I put three of my tie straps in there. Put the two hooks together and wrap the strap around it and its the perfect size to slide right in.

Great for strapping down boxes and the like.
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,862
Posted By Ducman69
WHAT? *chhhhhhhhh* YOU SAY SOMETHING??? ...

WHAT? *chhhhhhhhh* YOU SAY SOMETHING??? *chhhhhhh* WIND NOISE A BIT LOUD! *chhhhhhhh*

:fitz

Seriously tho, the biggest thing I think these guys need to improve is not video but audio. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ducman69
BTW, for anyone looking for a really compact,...

BTW, for anyone looking for a really compact, durable, waterproof, and bright LED flashlight that you can put on your keychain for your motorcycle, I checked out a crapton before finding this gem:...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ducman69
I have never seen a flashlight with that much...

I have never seen a flashlight with that much output for under $100.

Usually 900 is the theoretical maximum output of that LED type.

For those that are concerned that more light-output =...
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,021
Posted By Ducman69
Thats one thing I love about moto-vlogging. I...

Thats one thing I love about moto-vlogging. I keep my camera in my helmet now, and just plug it in to charge when I get home. Records for hours.

Usually I just hit delete when I'm at home, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2009, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,139
Posted By Ducman69
[quote=bmwe30is]Yeah, I know the Pelicans will...

[quote=bmwe30is]Yeah, I know the Pelicans will probably melt than break. But I want something that I can just un-clip / disconnect quickly if I'm moteling it for the night or something.

I'll...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ducman69
WTF is up with that tire combo?

WTF is up with that tire combo?
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By Ducman69
QFT.

QFT.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ducman69
Exactly, it makes no sense. The new Concours...

Exactly, it makes no sense. The new Concours 14 has this as an option now too.

How can you look down while moving to look at a five inch screen with no depth perception through the IR camera?
...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,873
Posted By Ducman69
Ditto, got it on the Strom and then my buddy got...

Ditto, got it on the Strom and then my buddy got it for his Scion tC. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 194,259
Posted By Ducman69
Cool cool, was mainly just a pent up rant in...

Cool cool, was mainly just a pent up rant in general, not so much directed at you or your comment. :1drink

All else equal, 1080P looks better than 720P, but my main point is that all else is...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
Yeah, that is how you notice how bright the HIDs...

Yeah, that is how you notice how bright the HIDs are. The VisionX lights used to make a big difference aimed forward, but w/ the 55w HIDs putting out overlapped over 8000 lumen its just so bright it...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 194,259
Posted By Ducman69
1080P and 720P are both HD, and neither is a...

1080P and 720P are both HD, and neither is a quality, they are resolutions. The Kodak Zi8 will shoot in either 720P 60FPS or 1080P 30FPS @ 20mbps. Guess which looks better? 720P! And there are...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
No, I didn't document it, but its completely plug...

No, I didn't document it, but its completely plug and play. You can't possibly plug things in wrong if you tried, and the only special thing is extending the ground wires on my kit to reach to the...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By Ducman69
Eh? Harley Conversions: Dual Sportsters

Just saw this on thekneeslider:
http://thekneeslider.com/archives/2009/10/09/harley-davidson-sportster-off-road-conversions/

When Doug wrote the other day about what Harley might develop to...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,411
Posted By Ducman69
Was originally going to go with those since I...

Was originally going to go with those since I really want my bike to remain decently narrow, but decided on Pelicans instead.

Checkout the 1550s and 1520s. They can be found on sale all the time,...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Ducman69
Sounds like a good excuse to pickup some HIDs...

Sounds like a good excuse to pickup some HIDs that come w/ a relay to switch the lights for you:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=318768&page=6 :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
Regular 35 watt HIDs are probably more than...

Regular 35 watt HIDs are probably more than enough, but I purchased this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300349734995

Don't forget BING cashback (I think its 10%...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
Yup, its a relay, I'm familiar w/ HIDs I put on...

Yup, its a relay, I'm familiar w/ HIDs I put on the cars.

I got it installed, and am tweaking the height right now. Had it too low before, now too high, so now I'm hoping its juuuust right for...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
My issue with just "trying it" is that this is a...

My issue with just "trying it" is that this is a kit that includes a relay and its made to fit on a car.

So its asymmetrical (one light closer to the battery) and not long enough to reach all...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,234
Posted By Ducman69
I think I screwed up here... Not only does...

I think I screwed up here...

Not only does this kit come with a relay which I didn't realize and was hoping to avoid (none of the kits I installed in my cars needed relays... but they weren't...
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,883
Posted By Ducman69
I disagree, as engine torque is not what matters...

I disagree, as engine torque is not what matters as you have a transmission and have to take torque multiplication into effect.

At a ~1:1 ratio in 6th gear for example, your peak wheel torque is...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,071
Posted By Ducman69
I like the idea of a little extra protection, but...

I like the idea of a little extra protection, but there is no way these braces are practical. Wish they could invent something that sacrificed a bit of safety for a bit more practicality.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,390
Posted By Ducman69
Or spend the five minutes to put grip puppies...

Or spend the five minutes to put grip puppies over your rubber grips, and you have nice soft foam for your entire hand, and a wider grip also relaxes the hand I feel and reduces felt vibes.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Ducman69
Hey, I've got a FJ1200 too! Quick side...

Hey, I've got a FJ1200 too!

Quick side note though, the VadoHD weighs only a couple grams and is the size of a small cellphone w/ a standard size threaded base for attaching to a tripod. That...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 29,609
Posted By Ducman69
Reverse discrimination! :bluduh I vote for...

Reverse discrimination! :bluduh

I vote for high visibility colors like neon yellow.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,574
Posted By Ducman69
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2626/3956647019_75b...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2626/3956647019_75b4e1da32.jpg

Givi E52 + Pelican 1520s.

Not like:
1) E52 sometimes closes its lid, it doesn't have a mechanism to remain open like I believe...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ducman69
You'd be pissed like someone undoing your rubiks...

You'd be pissed like someone undoing your rubiks cube since the beads rotate. ;)
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By Ducman69
Don't buy anything you aren't willing to sell for...

Don't buy anything you aren't willing to sell for pennies in 2-years, as thats about the product cycle of obsolescence now.

I just use a VadoHD, and it works well enough for me. Wide angle,...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ducman69
Doesn't plasticoat make an aerosol type version...

Doesn't plasticoat make an aerosol type version of that? Like rubbery spray stuff, at least I thought I saw it once.
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By Ducman69
I hope its not as much of a PITA as the audiovox...

I hope its not as much of a PITA as the audiovox cruise control.

Went over it a dozen times, and can't get the thing to work. We are thinking it might just be a broken switch, but thats the thing...
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