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Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 412,128
Posted By Rhombic
It's this one: ...

It's this one:


http://www.aliexpress.com/item/V38D-DC-Digital-Voltmeter-DC-2-5-30V-Voltage-Tester-DC-Volmeter-Panel-LED-0-36/1753631659.html
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 412,128
Posted By Rhombic
Voltmeter for '92 GSPD dash

I found a voltmeter on aliexpress.com ($6.00USD including shipping to Canada) that fits perfectly in the switch hole on my '92 GSPD dash. No idea how it will hold up, but for $6.00 I thought I'd give...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,237
Posted By Rhombic
I'd like to modify

I typically get off my 92 GSPD to deploy the side stand. I can sometimes deploy the stand without getting off the bike but with a 30" inseam it's too cumbersome. I'm looking for ideas that make it...
Forum: Canada 01-12-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Rhombic
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Canada 12-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Rhombic
It's a Christmas miracle!

On Thursday I learned that my stolen KLR was recovered near Stratford during the execution of a search warrant. It has 415 more miles on it and it has been beat on pretty hard. Lots more broken and...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,109
Posted By Rhombic
I was underwhelmed by the Gripsters that were on...

I was underwhelmed by the Gripsters that were on my GSPD when I bought it. I don't have a lot to compare them to but I didn't think they were as capable for my riding, especially in the rain, as the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 438,155
Posted By Rhombic
West Garafraxa Township

http://rhombic.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-PsLQJNC/0/L/bridgeout10oc08003smwv4-L.jpg (http://rhombic.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-PsLQJNC/A)

My first time "off road", on Tourance's no less. I...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,199
Posted By Rhombic
Took my GSPD to 165kph (GPS) to see what it was...

Took my GSPD to 165kph (GPS) to see what it was like. I thought it was okay, but definitely not something I'll be doing regularly.
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rhombic
FFS. Due to circumstances beyond my control I...

FFS. Due to circumstances beyond my control I will not be making it tonight. Sorry.
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rhombic
No real difference in distance for me either. I...

No real difference in distance for me either. I haven't been to St George in quite a while so I'd lean towards meeting there.
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 119,535
Posted By Rhombic
Hey Lornce I expect I'll be able to make this.

Hey Lornce I expect I'll be able to make this.
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rhombic
Is that USD or CAD? Just kidding. I expect to be...

Is that USD or CAD? Just kidding. I expect to be able to make it.
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 119,535
Posted By Rhombic
Thumb Dsp!

Thank you DSP! Looking forward to checking out your new store. Imagine. There was free food and not one KLR in the parking lot. :lol3

It was good seeing everyone. Hope there will be another one...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Rhombic
Hey, welcome to the asylum. Bike was at the...

Hey, welcome to the asylum. Bike was at the bottom of a 50' driveway. Think about it. It would take only one minute to back a pick-up down a driveway get out a ramp and load the bike on the truck,...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Rhombic
Unfortunately it would be a fluke if I ever got...

Unfortunately it would be a fluke if I ever got it back. It leaves a hole that's for sure, but hey, shit happens. It's gone and it sucks and I'll get over it. Eventually.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Rhombic
Hi Lornce. I am very much enjoying the GSPD. I've...

Hi Lornce. I am very much enjoying the GSPD. I've put over 4500 miles on it so far. I'll be doing another oil change this weekend, just oil, no filter.

I had the KLR on kijiji, no street address,...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Rhombic
Cry stolen KLR

Hey folks had my 05 KLR stolen out of my driveway Monday afternoon. The thieves were not very bright because they took the mostly stock 05 with 64k miles on it and not the low mileage fully farkled...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,420
Posted By Rhombic
If I hadn't already promised my daughter I'd take...

If I hadn't already promised my daughter I'd take her to the US next weekend I'd be in. Looks to be my kind of trip. I'm looking forward to hearing about it. If there's others doing this trip, or...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,192
Posted By Rhombic
On my KLR I had a spot and a flood of the LED...

On my KLR I had a spot and a flood of the LED lights sold by a fellow in the vendors forum. They were ok, the spot made a difference spotting critters lurking in the ditch and the flood for...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,192
Posted By Rhombic
Bump?

Nothing like bumping an eight year old thread:clap Looking to add lights to my '92GSPD and wondering if there's anything new.
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Rhombic
I'm up for some gravel or no winter maintenance...

I'm up for some gravel or no winter maintenance roads up your way or even a little further north, say Mount Forest or Durham. Sent you a pm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,559
Posted By Rhombic
horn

Because of my work hours and my 25 mile commute through farm land I often find myself riding at prime deer strike periods. I ride slower and when I see deer close enough to the road that they might...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,376
Posted By Rhombic
This is what it I found it to be like here in...

This is what it I found it to be like here in Ontario when I was shopping for an airhead this past winter. Even 30 year old high mileage R80's were being snapped up at prices you would have thought...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Rhombic
That is a good idea and I will pick up a couple...

That is a good idea and I will pick up a couple of those when I have a chance.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Rhombic
Ok. Here's where I am. I put a voltmeter on the...

Ok. Here's where I am. I put a voltmeter on the red and then the green, grey and grey w/ blue wires where they come out of the main(?) loom. 12.6v on each. Anyone know if this is the way it should...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Rhombic
some progress...

I wish it was that easy. Took the fairing off, checked everything under there, looked ok. Checked that big plug, felt secure, separated it, hosed it down with contact cleaner added dielectric grease...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Rhombic
thanks for the ideas

I might try and get to this tonight after work if Mrs Rhombic doesn't have plans for me. I will update the thread with my findings.

Thanks again for the input.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By Rhombic
92 GSPD trouble

Yesterday my 92 GSPD died as I was pulling away from an intersection after about a mile of stop and go traffic. No joy from starter button or horn, no headlight, brake light, taillight, warning...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By Rhombic
Sounds like a blast. I enjoy riding up that way....

Sounds like a blast. I enjoy riding up that way. Unfortunately I'm on nights that weekend dammit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,776
Posted By Rhombic
Road closed, no outlet, not a through road,...

Road closed, no outlet, not a through road, bridge out, no winter maintenance beyond this point etc just make me think "oh yeah, we'll see about that!" I've had to turn around at times but also...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,879
Posted By Rhombic
This is pretty much what I have for my detached...

This is pretty much what I have for my detached garage. I also added sand and charcoal to the bucket. Has worked without issue for years.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By Rhombic
gortex socks might be the answer

One of the best gifts I ever received was a pair of goretex socks. Made leaky shoes and boots a non issue.
Forum: Canada 02-23-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Rhombic
I have done lots of riding in north Wellington...

I have done lots of riding in north Wellington Country and south Grey County. If you haven't already, get a back road map book; it'll come in handy.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By Rhombic
You airhead people are great. Thanks. I hope to...

You airhead people are great. Thanks. I hope to be in touch soon.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By Rhombic
This is good to know. Where the KLR could go and...

This is good to know. Where the KLR could go and where I could go on it aren't quite the same. I don't have the skills to get too adventurous so I think the ST would be okay for almost everywhere I'd...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By Rhombic
Thanks! I'll read that thread before I ask any...

Thanks! I'll read that thread before I ask any more questions.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By Rhombic
couple of R80ST questions

I'm considering an 83 R80ST for my first airhead. I've learned this is the street version of the g/s, it is a nice handling bike and not really common.

Will guards, racks etc made for the g/s fit...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,484
Posted By Rhombic
I use a BlueSea 5025 wired directly and put it in...

I use a BlueSea 5025 wired directly and put it in the fairing rather than under the seat. Running off it I have my GPS, auxiliary lights and an auxiliary socket. Heated grips and voltmeter are on a...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 40,110
Posted By Rhombic
I think ya got talent. Taught me how to do a fork...

I think ya got talent. Taught me how to do a fork service, for which I am very appreciative. The knowledge has come in handy.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By Rhombic
Why not both?

My first oil change every season I'll use a paper filter, every one after that I use a stainless filter. As I understand it, a paper filter may catch particles that would pass through a stainless...
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