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Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,681
Views: 554,442
Posted By chromenomad
A little late to the party here, but wow, I...

A little late to the party here, but wow, I didn't realize how much of a difference the chin curtain made until I removed mine.

On my RT+chin curtain I could have a conversation at 90mph and the...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,339
Posted By chromenomad
I just received my R-3 last week after ordering...

I just received my R-3 last week after ordering it at the NY popup store on April 25th-ish. So that's ~12 weeks.

I think they got slammed with orders from the Popup stores thus the delays..
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
Yes! Will PM you.

Yes! Will PM you.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
Does anybody know where to get the passenger...

Does anybody know where to get the passenger pegs? BMW apparently doesn't make them anymore and they're out of stock.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
That seems right. If you search over on...

That seems right. If you search over on supermotojunkie, people also mention using a few L brackets to do something similar. I haven't had a chance to try this yet.

According to smj the crf450...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
I just bought that fender also. If you go back...

I just bought that fender also. If you go back in this thread, at least one person had it installed. I don't have mine on yet, but it looks like you can use one of the existing bolts (that holds...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By chromenomad
I'm replying to myself, but for anybody that ever...

I'm replying to myself, but for anybody that ever looks this up in the future, I bought one with a seat that was cut down about 2" and the bike is easily manageable (balls of the foot) with my 30"...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
I'm in the US, and it looks like Leo Vince USA is...

I'm in the US, and it looks like Leo Vince USA is gone. (I emailed them and it said that the company that actually owned the USA brand was bought by someone else, and they ended the distribution...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 46,772
Posted By chromenomad
I just picked up an Xmoto with only 901 miles on...

I just picked up an Xmoto with only 901 miles on it (!!) -- evidently it was owned by a collector who decided to.. un-collect it.

Two questions--

- I've spent a lot of time on the G650GS and am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By chromenomad
What's the practical seat height of the G650 Xmoto?

Debating between a DRZ400SM and a G650Xmoto. Can't find an Xmoto locally to sit on, so I'd have to buy relatively sight-unseen and ship.

The DRZ lists a seat height of 35", but even with my 30"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,172
Posted By chromenomad
If you go way south (I-10) I don't think there's...

If you go way south (I-10) I don't think there's much of a sense of height at all. Even on I-40, I only recall one mountain crossing, and it wasn't that impressive. Although, you probably don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,496
Posted By chromenomad
http://bumrush.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-5QtnVNL/0/...

http://bumrush.smugmug.com/Other/Misc/i-5QtnVNL/0/L/12-1-L.jpg

Somewhere between Buffalo and eastern PA. I rode through to get the picture, and noticed on way back that it was wired with a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,198
Posted By chromenomad
+1 for motosport brokerage. I and most of my NYC...

+1 for motosport brokerage. I and most of my NYC compatriots have been using them for years. Best rates, great service.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chromenomad
Thanks; will add that to the route..

Thanks; will add that to the route..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chromenomad
The only 128 I can find in that area is "National...

The only 128 I can find in that area is "National Forest Development Road 128" and it only appears to be about 2 miles long.. and it's more south than west of the lake. Can you give me a pointer to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chromenomad
I'm leaving in ~2 weeks, and it will take ~2...

I'm leaving in ~2 weeks, and it will take ~2 weeks to get out there (I have a lot to do before I get to that area), so hopefully it will be clear by mid july..

-d
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By chromenomad
Need routing help -- Badlands to Seattle via Glacier

I'm half way through an IBR Master Traveler (Silver) award, having done 16 states and 33 parks on the east coast so far. I'm planning my western jaunt, departing in about two weeks. This...
Forum: Americas 05-17-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By chromenomad
I've never heard of such a thing, but that sounds...

I've never heard of such a thing, but that sounds like it would be an awesome certification. (Visit 25 countries across 3 continents in two years)

ironbutt.org/forum might be a good place to...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By chromenomad
That's close (thanks, I will use that one as a...

That's close (thanks, I will use that one as a backup), but I still want one single large US map like the one that I linked to. (I even tried a Google Image search using the source map, but it...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,163
Posted By chromenomad
+1 on the exo boxer briefs. I was pretty shocked...

+1 on the exo boxer briefs. I was pretty shocked at how well they worked, even compared to padded bicycle shorts (which is what I normally wore on longer rides). 10+ hour days on the stock RT seat,...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,161
Posted By chromenomad
I just did a short jaunt through New England --...

I just did a short jaunt through New England -- if you're heading northeast, don't miss the White Mountain National Forest in NH. The Kancamagus Highway is amazing, especially if you get the road...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By chromenomad
Updated map of all national parks?

I'm working on a Master Traveler (silver) award, and I've already done my New England run. I'm trying to plan out the rest of the trip, but the NPS doesn't seem to have a good map that shows...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By chromenomad
The only public dirt off of Mountain Rd is into...

The only public dirt off of Mountain Rd is into State Game Land 110 (you can see it on the satellite map). It used to only be open for motorized vehicles one day per year; not sure how it is these...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By chromenomad
The battery (and the bike) behave totally fine. ...

The battery (and the bike) behave totally fine.

The BMW tender is what is reporting the <1/3 charge. It has four levels of charge indicated.

My dealer said that he thinks the BMW tender just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By chromenomad
Are you talking about the road north of Port...

Are you talking about the road north of Port Clinton that goes up the hill on the right side? (Just past Hermy's) There are a bunch of trails up there but I'm pretty sure they don't go anywhere.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By chromenomad
R1200RT Battery always low after riding..?

After riding, whether a 3 day trip or a 3 hour trip, my battery tender (the expensive new-BMW-friendly tender), always shows <1/3 charge.

The bike starts fine (the last trip was 3 days of...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,708
Posted By chromenomad
Just got back from a 3 day, ~1200mi trip through...

Just got back from a 3 day, ~1200mi trip through New England with this helmet.

Overall, I'm very happy with the Symax 3. This is what the Symax 2 should've been -- it's definitely a worthy...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,708
Posted By chromenomad
I just bought one yesterday. I had the original...

I just bought one yesterday. I had the original symax (loved it -- comfortable and lightweight, though perhaps not very durable) and the symax 2 (hated it -- felt really heavy and it fogged badly...
Forum: Vendors 03-19-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 206,455
Posted By chromenomad
Is there a pant that is similar to the Defender...

Is there a pant that is similar to the Defender GTX but without the liners?

I want a skin-fitting pant, but I use my own thermal liner (heated) for the inside, and my own rain covers for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,648
Posted By chromenomad
Oops, will switch my subscription to the other...

Oops, will switch my subscription to the other thread.

I can't believe someone did tower road on an R1200S. I would've soiled myself!
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,798
Posted By chromenomad
Haven't taken pics of these yet, but what I went...

Haven't taken pics of these yet, but what I went with bag-wise:

- The Wolfman Peak Tail Bag works like a charm (sits almost perfectly on the rack; you could still fit a passenger on the back with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,798
Posted By chromenomad
hrm, I just added them as attachments. Try...

hrm, I just added them as attachments. Try these.

http://bumrush.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-G650GS/i-wQ6G4xF/0/O/IMG20110604183745.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,648
Posted By chromenomad
Today I ran the majority of the last day "spur"...

Today I ran the majority of the last day "spur" in Rob23's GPX, (which is absent from towpro's zip file). The spur goes from near Lancaster to Michaux.

While a scenic ride through farm country,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,798
Posted By chromenomad
and one other view

and one other view
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,798
Posted By chromenomad
BMW Handguard pic -- not sure what angle you were...

BMW Handguard pic -- not sure what angle you were looking for..
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-04-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 94,790
Posted By chromenomad
Yeah, that has been my workaround so far. Was...

Yeah, that has been my workaround so far. Was trying to find a way to change the color when navigating. Can that be done?
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,798
Posted By chromenomad
BF- will take pics tomorrow.

BF- will take pics tomorrow.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-03-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 94,790
Posted By chromenomad
Does anybody know if it's possible to change the...

Does anybody know if it's possible to change the color of a track being followed on the 62st?

I've changed the color of the track in the Track Manager (to white), but if I access the track via...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 206,455
Posted By chromenomad
Moving kneepads higher?

Has anyone ever made any alterations to Rev'It pants to make the kneepads higher?

I have a pair of Defender GTX pants (size L-Short), and the kneepads basically start just below my knee. They're...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,648
Posted By chromenomad
I've just run the majority of Day 1 (from Moselem...

I've just run the majority of Day 1 (from Moselem Springs, PA to Catawissa - near Bloomsburg).

Notes:
- I skipped the Red Dale Road spur to Orwigsburg. It was just out and back on the same...
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