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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have a 2597LMT that excepts routes from...

I have a 2597LMT that excepts routes from basecamp.
I got it recently for around $150

I believe the feature you want to see on any recent unit is that it has "Trip Planner"
It is my...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yea, going the Montana route was looking like a...

Yea, going the Montana route was looking like a pretty steep investment I just did not want to do yet.

My Nuvi 550 did not originally come with Topo or Marine maps but I added them.
Only after...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 121,212
Posted By Ogre_fl
You really think the bike with 21/18 spoked...

You really think the bike with 21/18 spoked wheels is the "street version". :huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 121,212
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 121,212
Posted By Ogre_fl
Can you do a scale overlay with a KTM 990R to see...

Can you do a scale overlay with a KTM 990R to see how this bike compares?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 121,212
Posted By Ogre_fl
Oh...Oh... I know.....I know. :y0! No fake...

Oh...Oh... I know.....I know. :y0!

No fake mud.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-13-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well there you go, the best riding near near...

Well there you go, the best riding near near Panama City is in Asheville.
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Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 862,543
Posted By Ogre_fl
Your "cold start" mod sounds like a Wuka King...

Your "cold start" mod sounds like a Wuka King temp spoofer.
http://wukaking.com/products/
It has a 2 setting switch. In its coldest setting it tricks the bike into thinking its about 40 degs cooler...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-09-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6,525
Views: 556,567
Posted By Ogre_fl
http://gulfport.craigslist.org/mcy/4988284786.html...

http://gulfport.craigslist.org/mcy/4988284786.html

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,040
Posted By Ogre_fl
I think its the same general architecture, but...

I think its the same general architecture, but with changes to the Indian styling elements.

Looks to me like all the case bolts and major components line up.

I also suspect that the 3D printed...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,425
Posted By Ogre_fl
Sounds like you want this: Well...not...

Sounds like you want this:
Well...not detachable luggage.

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h417/tawilke46/Crash%20Bar%20and%20HIghway%20Pegs/IMG_0761.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By Ogre_fl
The answer for you is in JR356's post #7 He...

The answer for you is in JR356's post #7

He recently fixed my Nuvi 550, I highly recommend him.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 862,543
Posted By Ogre_fl
Does it have a nut or does it screw into the...

Does it have a nut or does it screw into the flange on the frame?
I was under the impression that the bolt screwed into the flange.

Got any photos of the bolt and/or frame attachment once you got...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-04-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Ogre_fl
I would leave it home and enjoy the beach/water,...

I would leave it home and enjoy the beach/water, unless you hook up with the Pensacola group.

Sorry, but the riding within any reasonable distance around here pretty much sucks, paved or unpaved....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yup and Garmin's 20% is only off of full retail...

Yup and Garmin's 20% is only off of full retail though their store. :deal

That makes it pretty much worthless as you can usually find one for more the 20% off retail anyway.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,102
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thanks for this thread and info about palm...

Thanks for this thread and info about palm doctor.

He got my fried Nuvi 550 repaired.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By Ogre_fl
No, they are loving hand baked. ...

No, they are loving hand baked.

https://greenaislegrocery.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/img_2330_1.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ogre_fl
I used one of those 10' long curved ramps before....

I used one of those 10' long curved ramps before.
They are REALLY nice.
Drove the bike right up with no issues with ground clearance.

That said, even being aluminum the ramp weighed a ton and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ogre_fl
^ I have that same type ramp. Honestly, I...

^ I have that same type ramp.

Honestly, I don't trust it to ride up on the bike, particularly a 500#+ bike.

I am a big heavy guy though and me on a Strom is approaching 800#
I know its rated...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 862,543
Posted By Ogre_fl
Did you have the side racks & rear support on...

Did you have the side racks & rear support on when your rear fender broke?
If not, did you have that rear mount plate/bar attached to the fender with no support?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By Ogre_fl
Looks like her eyes are closed. ...

Looks like her eyes are closed.

https://scontent-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t31.0-8/10683539_1035044273176954_4667103858002327351_o.jpg?hc_location=ufi
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,258
Posted By Ogre_fl
What is the "Bracket sliding system"? Do you...

What is the "Bracket sliding system"?

Do you have any better pictures of that component or part?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,372,183
Posted By Ogre_fl
Sure looks like he has added a windscreen/fairing...

Sure looks like he has added a windscreen/fairing to that bike.
Stock they just have that goofy looking little headlight.

BTW how much does that HPN tank cost?
Are they really $2200-2500? ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ogre_fl
I agree with McMann. Money wise you will be...

I agree with McMann.
Money wise you will be taking a huge hit.

As far as the bikes go, I don't believe you would find the 2012 DL1000 that much better off road than an FJ09 anyways.
The only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,138
Posted By Ogre_fl
If you are seriously considering a 690E for this,...

If you are seriously considering a 690E for this, you need to re-visit your opinion of the TR650.

Its much better on the highway than a DR, KLR or 690.
It makes similar power to the 690 and is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,372,183
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW I remember the CB750A Hondamatic :evil ...

FWIW I remember the CB750A Hondamatic :evil
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-18-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Ogre_fl
Zumo 660 multi modes

My Nuvi 550 died recently and I need to replace it. :cry
Looking at the Zumo 660 as it kind of has multi modes similar to the Nuvi.

One of the cool features of the multi modes on my 550 was that...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,075
Views: 842,217
Posted By Ogre_fl
Ouch, what brand of shelter was that?

Ouch, what brand of shelter was that?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 188,550
Posted By Ogre_fl
Has anyone had luck pairing a bluetooth head set...

Has anyone had luck pairing a bluetooth head set like the Sena SMH10 to any of the Nuvi 2XXX units?
I have tried on my 2597LMT, but it says its not compatible.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yes ergonomically the KLR is bigger than a DRZ,...

Yes ergonomically the KLR is bigger than a DRZ, but for someone who claims they are interested in primarily off road riding its not what you want.
You absolutely have to add risers (ones that rotate...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By Ogre_fl
It may be tough to find but KTM 640 enduros can...

It may be tough to find but KTM 640 enduros can be found in the 3k range.
That is your best bet for a buy and ride.
The suspension wont be ideal but you will be able to adjust it to be useable....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,878
Posted By Ogre_fl
Mark sent those to me too. He confirmed its the...

Mark sent those to me too.
He confirmed its the same routes as last year.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 758,133
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have heard them called push pin rivets or push...

I have heard them called push pin rivets or push pin clips.
This is a nice visual of how they work correctly.

http://www.vstrom.info/vsri-gallery/gallery/d/40476-2/plastic_fasteners.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,372,183
Posted By Ogre_fl
This is how BMW's have been at least since my...

This is how BMW's have been at least since my 2007 X-Challenge.
My Husky has the exact same controls with signals on the bottom too.
Maybe this is the new "standard".

I have yet to get used to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,878
Posted By Ogre_fl
That is pretty awesome the amount of effort the...

That is pretty awesome the amount of effort the two of you put in for the enjoyment of others :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,549
Posted By Ogre_fl
They are so alike its uncanny. ...

They are so alike its uncanny.

http://www.drive.subaru.com/Images/2011/sum11/sum11_attic/sum11_attic_inline03.aspx
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,950
Posted By Ogre_fl
That was before the KLR/Versys bikes were worked...

That was before the KLR/Versys bikes were worked out, wasn't it?
I wonder if with some of the lessons learned from those if a 640 ADV/Versys could be possible.

Admittedly the LC4 engine is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,950
Posted By Ogre_fl
I dont know how big a goon you are. I am 6'-6",...

I dont know how big a goon you are.
I am 6'-6", 270 lb, 38" inseam goon myself.
I have had two 640 ADV's and I have had a Versys as well.
With a few mods the Versys is not that bad.

A KTM 640...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,950
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well if that's really the rules, how about...

Well if that's really the rules, how about something like this.
Take the suspension up with KTM stuff up front vs DRZ.
Maybe Build/incorporate a new swing arm and mod the sub-frame for a flat dirt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,950
Posted By Ogre_fl
Sorry, I though I was answering this:

Sorry, I though I was answering this:
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