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Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 896,254
Posted By samaza
Wave Leatherman multi-tool hands down. It didnt...

Wave Leatherman multi-tool hands down. It didnt leave my front right pocket in a Canada Argentina trip.
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,958
Posted By samaza
I was a little worried about compromising...

I was a little worried about compromising waterproofing when I first drilled in my pelican case to attach to a happy trails rack, but with self locking nuts and a bit of silicon I didnīt get any...
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By samaza
+1 wd-40

+1 wd-40
Forum: The Garage 09-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,247
Posted By samaza
+1 on people selling their toys in a sliding...

+1 on people selling their toys in a sliding economy. Think weīre got a whole bunch of sliding coming up which means a lot of new toys for sale.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,648
Posted By samaza
Thereīs still not a reliable option on the...

Thereīs still not a reliable option on the cheaper end of the market. You will find most satisfied customers end up with the SENA or the SCALA RIDER but they are well over $200.
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By samaza
If the yellow coating is still in good condition...

If the yellow coating is still in good condition and is gripping well, give it a fair sanding, and just go with a rust resistant oil-based black. No need to complicate things...
Forum: The Garage 08-01-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By samaza
Iīve found taping the end of the wire to a coat...

Iīve found taping the end of the wire to a coat hanger can help run wires through hard to reach areas.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By samaza
Iīve recently reviewed the Scala Rider G4, check...

Iīve recently reviewed the Scala Rider G4, check it out on my blog. The fact the Scala has true stereo and comes with two headsets is a clear advantage.
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,584
Posted By samaza
give it a smooth wipe after your done, donīt want...

give it a smooth wipe after your done, donīt want the excess causing a mess
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By samaza
I used to work in Sherwin Williams sellings thos...

I used to work in Sherwin Williams sellings thos guns, hereīs what I remember.

HVLPs operate better with thinners. Follow instructions on thinner to determine amount.
Primer is designed to bond...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,842
Posted By samaza
50/50 water/standard fluid. Check your levels, I...

50/50 water/standard fluid. Check your levels, I blew a head gasket in Peru for not closely monitoring the radiator mix and level.
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,895
Posted By samaza
save your money and put it in things that you...

save your money and put it in things that you really need. Unless youīre making money from wrenching its pretty hard to justify. I like the OTC1545...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,548
Posted By samaza
buy a roll of reflective tape from walmart and...

buy a roll of reflective tape from walmart and get creative
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,162
Posted By samaza
Kenda 776s. Most mileago from any tire Iīve seen.

Kenda 776s. Most mileago from any tire Iīve seen.
Forum: Americas 06-29-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By samaza
A travelling day will cost you 1.5x more than a...

A travelling day will cost you 1.5x more than a non travelling day so it does depend on how fast you move. For my 10 months from Canada to Buenos Aires I averaged 1.5k USD a month.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-29-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,591
Posted By samaza
I use a Chinook, but if you find what you want...

I use a Chinook, but if you find what you want for a little higher price sometimes its better to just go with that.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,248
Posted By samaza
I duct tape it to the inside of my front plastic...

I duct tape it to the inside of my front plastic fairing. It doesnīt need to be super convenient as the bike is stationary when I need to press it.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 34,049
Posted By samaza
very nice, a cheap and creative option :freaky

very nice, a cheap and creative option :freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,802
Posted By samaza
these things are great, rode mine all the way to...

these things are great, rode mine all the way to argentina. After a year of riding the cushioning was getting flat but definately worth the investment for those very long days.
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By samaza
The pattern and sounds you are describing sounds...

The pattern and sounds you are describing sounds like a worn shims problem I had... but you say you just adjusted it so Iīm not sure.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,524
Posted By samaza
I donīt quite have room for a lift table. Going...

I donīt quite have room for a lift table. Going with the motorcycle jack for now.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,026
Posted By samaza
thanks! much better option

thanks! much better option
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By samaza
I would agree with you SimplyRed that it still...

I would agree with you SimplyRed that it still has progressing to do. It has mostly been categorised as a Gen2 intercom system much like the Sena SMH10. Hopefully for the next generation of intercoms...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By samaza
You both make very good points. I just downloaded...

You both make very good points. I just downloaded Dragonsoft Naturally Speaking which is essentially the same as VOX in that it is a computer trying to understand human voice. A very difficult thing...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,414
Posted By samaza
Scala g4 is something for this trip and many more...

Scala g4 is something for this trip and many more to come. Just wrote an extensive Scala G4 Review (http://www.theadventurelifestyle.com/scala-rider-g4-powerset-motorcycle-headset-review/) here. Itīs...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 34,481
Posted By samaza
I started with this bag in Canada but by the time...

I started with this bag in Canada but by the time I got to Costa Rica I switched to a hard top case.

Problems I had with this bag:

Water got in
Straps broke
Straps hang down near the wheel...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By samaza
I used the packrat racks to get to Argentina......

I used the packrat racks to get to Argentina... they withstood many drops on the dirt and a nice highway slap n slide too. Didnīt have to reweld or rewarp at any point. This guy makes good quality...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,143
Posted By samaza
Be patient, they drop under 300 regularly. Just...

Be patient, they drop under 300 regularly. Just wrote a pretty detailed review on my site. Scala G4 review (http://www.theadventurelifestyle.com/scala-rider-g4-powerset-motorcycle-headset-review/)....
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,799
Posted By samaza
Mate, BIG +1 on the packrat. Used mine on my CAN...

Mate, BIG +1 on the packrat. Used mine on my CAN to BA trip and loved them... didnīt budge in numerous offroad drops and a nice highway slide as well. Very Sturdy.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,156
Posted By samaza
gorgeous bike. you got a great deal!

gorgeous bike. you got a great deal!
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,016
Posted By samaza
whatever you use, always have a failsafe. If...

whatever you use, always have a failsafe. If youīre carrying lube inside the pannier you want to be double careful.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,509
Posted By samaza
good cheap option! I like it.

good cheap option! I like it.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,279
Posted By samaza
second on that, it can bounce loose without even...

second on that, it can bounce loose without even knowing, and means you lose the tent or it gets damaged in the fall. Using a stronger canvas bag instead of the nylon default is a good idea if you...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By samaza
I keep my gear under the fly of my camping...

I keep my gear under the fly of my camping Hennesy Hammock :)
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,763
Posted By samaza
Lysol/ Dettol? If the smell is from mildew,...

Lysol/ Dettol?
If the smell is from mildew, you might need to kill it to get rid of any smells...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By samaza
I talk to myself enough as it is without a...

I talk to myself enough as it is without a headset system. I do believe it would be safer when using biker to biker. Trying to communicate with other riders with gestures and yelling can be a...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,208
Posted By samaza
Donīt risk it on your body. I had a compact in my...

Donīt risk it on your body. I had a compact in my jacket pocket in a slide and the camera barely made it through the crash. I had a netbook in my tankbag on the same slide and it came out unharmed......
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By samaza
The market is currently deciding between the Sena...

The market is currently deciding between the Sena SM10 and the Scala Rider g4. From the research and feedback I have received, the G4 is winning the race. I have written a Scala Rider G4 review...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,282
Posted By samaza
in a small plastic bag, and then cover in duct...

in a small plastic bag, and then cover in duct tape completely on the inside of a secure plastic fairing... Try to keep it flat so it doesnt look like the duct tape is concealing anything.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,115
Posted By samaza
I second that on the COlumbia tent. I actually...

I second that on the COlumbia tent. I actually just wrote a Cougar Flats II Cabin Tent Review (http://www.theadventurelifestyle.com/columbia-cougar-flats-ii-cabin-tent-10-person-tent-review/) on my...
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