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Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,371
Posted By Simplyred
People hope strange things indeed. It IS a ride...

People hope strange things indeed. It IS a ride report. Only its aftermath superseeds the ride. So what? Who cares where its located. Hope something more relevant instead. If these are your only...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,371
Posted By Simplyred
Just to add a few touches to this thread: first,...

Just to add a few touches to this thread: first, it is not only being read by riders from the US or Canada. You guys know that, the manufacturers might not. A BMW is a BMW. And anything we read here...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By Simplyred
I could, but I would have to charge you $250/h...

I could, but I would have to charge you $250/h for my services. Why don't you shop for a flat fee some more?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,737
Posted By Simplyred
Why should the dealer e-mail you when you where...

Why should the dealer e-mail you when you where right there in front of him?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,737
Posted By Simplyred
No surprise... The gap between Polish Service...

No surprise... The gap between Polish Service Culture and Japanese Service Culture (in general) is so huge that earth itself could spin loops between it. However, Japanese culture nowadays is...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
Oh yes, I am quite sure they are doing their very...

Oh yes, I am quite sure they are doing their very best to get out of this mess. And there should be "some" recognition for that. However, point is, they should not have gotten into this mess in the...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
Seems they have been overrun by this...

Seems they have been overrun by this product-drama. Apparently, they have not been able to scale up support levels to the level needed due to their problems. Since labor nowadays is widely available...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Simplyred
No. Nobody. Stupid remark Random-Water, I...

No. Nobody.
Stupid remark Random-Water, I never said that. Don't make up your own quotes and respond to them using my name please. You'd better start learning how to read.
Looks to me, you...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Simplyred
You might be waiting for a LONG time ! A lot of...

You might be waiting for a LONG time !
A lot of "established" players in industry lost their position because of missed or wrongly anticipated opportunities in the market. The photo-camera market...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By Simplyred
Very good comments have already been posted....

Very good comments have already been posted. Started riding with my son a few years back when he was 6. Very short rides first, longer ones later. Now, he is 10 now, he has developed a natural...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Simplyred
A shame that they have NEVER published a...

A shame that they have NEVER published a similarly important update for the G4.
I guess that customer got forgotten once the G9 was marketed soon after the G4.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,371
Posted By Simplyred
WOW!!!! Amazing... Thats really really generous!!

WOW!!!! Amazing... Thats really really generous!!
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 67,178
Posted By Simplyred
Fiio E6

So today I connected a Fiio E6 amplifier over wire to the MP3 input socket of the Cardo G4, and connected the Fiio to my Samsung smartphone.

The results were a bit disappointing. The gains in...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 67,178
Posted By Simplyred
MP3 and Phone

I am still having trouble with the sound quality and volume of my mp3 music in relation to the Cardo G4 powerset.

So, next thing I want to do, is hookup my Samsung GT-i9000 (a Galaxy smartphone)...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Simplyred
Can't get it to work. Have a Samsung GT-i9000...

Can't get it to work.
Have a Samsung GT-i9000 with gingerbread.xwjw5
I have the Google app installed, but can't even find the setting to put Google Now on/off.
There just isn't one.
I do have the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Simplyred
Is there not a simple app that does this instead...

Is there not a simple app that does this instead of having to invent the wheel yourself all over again?
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Simplyred
Looking for SIMPLE voice control app

I want to install a simple voice control app on my Android Samsung i9000 to control stuff like mp3 and maybe gps from speaking into the mike of my cardo g4 headset. What can you guys advise me to use...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,410
Posted By Simplyred
True, but it is a bit more complex that that. ...

True, but it is a bit more complex that that.

Streaming music in MP3 format from your smartphone to your helmet headset DOES NOT require cell tower connection.

Streaming music from your home...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By Simplyred
Cardo G4. Sound quality of linked MP3 concerns.

I have a Cardo G4 powerset.

In order to listen to music (MP3) in the helmet, I have tried various options. I much prefer to have a screen where I can see what plays and can control it from there....
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Simplyred
I don't believe that is by design. I think it is...

I don't believe that is by design. I think it is just the air pressure overpowering the locking mechanism like many helmets have.
Very annoying. I too like to drive with open visor. My full fairing...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 67,178
Posted By Simplyred
I use the software to set the settings, have...

I use the software to set the settings, have never even used the in-unit voice prompts, seems to be a cumbersome process comparing to using the software?
I also always thought, there would not be a...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 67,178
Posted By Simplyred
Yes, I found the AGC but you seem to only be able...

Yes, I found the AGC but you seem to only be able to put it on Low, Medium or High.
I want it gone.... not possible?
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 67,178
Posted By Simplyred
I experienced that my G4 has some kind of Ambient...

I experienced that my G4 has some kind of Ambient Noise based volume control. At least it seems to have that. The mp3 sound level from my phone seems to automatically go lower and higher based on...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By Simplyred
Have been thinking the same. Shouldn't really be...

Have been thinking the same. Shouldn't really be that hard to do one thinks looking at what already can be accomplished with software.
Good thought!!
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Simplyred
To me, it already looses from Craftycoder's...

To me, it already looses from Craftycoder's MotoBrain if I just look at the picture. Doesn't look like much of competition to me.
Forum: Europe 08-25-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Simplyred
You speak about "export". When it IS export, then...

You speak about "export". When it IS export, then you have succesfully dis-registered your bike in the US and entered it into an EU State as import. Are you European or US citizen?
Since if you are...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Simplyred
Difficult to say if you don't state what features...

Difficult to say if you don't state what features you want. Some people buy the most expensive unit available on today's market and then say "I only use it for playing music". For that, you don't...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
No. You, not being part of the solution...

No.

You, not being part of the solution (what did YOU do to make the situation better?), are part of the problem. Like all manufacturer-train-humpers in this thread who don't dear to take a stand...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
There is no hate, there is critics. There IS a...

There is no hate, there is critics. There IS a difference. And yes, I am fired up, because I already spend 500 bucks on some other piece of junk where much was promissed and little was delivered. I...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
What on EARTH has THAT got to do with anything?...

What on EARTH has THAT got to do with anything? Like any arguments I might have are less valid because I don't yet own the product? What a dumb reasoning is that?

But it was expected that some...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
You can't promise something that you have no...

You can't promise something that you have no control over whatsoever. You have control over your own companies customer service, and I think none of the guys here is going to doubt your personal and...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
I wonder where those devices are build. Somewhere...

I wonder where those devices are build. Somewhere in China, or what? If you look at the tolerances in manufacturing that are exposed to the users one must fear for the worst. I mean, the...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
Just visited the SENA Support Forum and really...

Just visited the SENA Support Forum and really got shocked there from reading some stories that in my eyes are INCREDIBLE !

A guy had to stand roadside for a few minutes feeling dizzy with his...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
INDEED !!! :puke1

INDEED !!! :puke1
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,923
Posted By Simplyred
Ghilly Kettle.... no gas or fuel AT ALL. Nature...

Ghilly Kettle.... no gas or fuel AT ALL. Nature provides twigs for that....
Downside: size. But you can get small ones as well. Still larger as Whisperlite though.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,010
Posted By Simplyred
I wonder if anyone out here has any experience...

I wonder if anyone out here has any experience with the Rukka FormFit shorts ?? :ear
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
I would say it depends on what you are wearing....

I would say it depends on what you are wearing. Probably your new helmet. Why even still have an old helmet other then for "in case of"?

A lot of missing information about this case. If anywhere...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
Right. Maybe another reason for some...

Right.
Maybe another reason for some manufacturer to come out with a Bluetooth base unit that could have a wired antenna attached to it and then send the signal to the helmet wireless over...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,355
Posted By Simplyred
Your truck probably did not have the same size...

Your truck probably did not have the same size antenna as the Bluetooth device has. And there is your difference. There is a reason for making those car antennas that large.
I have a car stereo unit...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,897
Posted By Simplyred
In the US, that might be the case. In some...

In the US, that might be the case. In some European countries this is quite different. In The Netherlands, retailers are forced by Law to accept warranty claims even outside what the manufacturer has...
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