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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,735
Posted By FredRydr
Savas tires from RawHyde in USA

Well, so far, RawHyde seems to be a reluctant retailer. I called last week and they really wanted my contact info and phone number, and promised to get back to me after the weekend. Nothing. So I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Today, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 939,241
Posted By FredRydr
Ahhh, it's the south end. Fred

Ahhh, it's the south end.

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By FredRydr
It's not a manufacturer's warranty issue when a...

It's not a manufacturer's warranty issue when a mechanic breaks something on your bike, BMW dealer or not. That's damage the mechanic or dealer has to cover. My point is, if you took your bike to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
And where is your address contact information...

And where is your address contact information stored?

Fred
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Garmin zumo 590 announced

Your 590 connects to the internet via a cellular or wifi connection?

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By FredRydr
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6ZiSQomLj2o/U_X...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-6ZiSQomLj2o/U_Xl3xQm5lI/AAAAAAAAF3Y/46RaHbu9PGk/s800/F800GStorque1.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Thanks, David. This is good, and I appreciate...

Thanks, David. This is good, and I appreciate the photos of the cradle innards. I've already tucked all that wire away on both bikes; when I have to pull it out again, I'm copying L1Rider's method...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Whenever I play the iPhone through another...

Whenever I play the iPhone through another device, for best sound quality I have the iPhone volume set at maximum and use the secondary device to set volume. With the iPhone, the 590 and a Bluetooth...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 939,241
Posted By FredRydr
That explains the different and illegible sign in...

That explains the different and illegible sign in Streetview that I suspected was the tag.

Fred
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 939,241
Posted By FredRydr
Is that a new sign? Fred

Is that a new sign?

Fred
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
"Transflective"! So that's what they call it! ...

"Transflective"! So that's what they call it! It's working well for me. I hope Jason gets his sorted.

I opted for no screen protector on my GPSes since my 550. I haven't damaged a screen once...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Jason, Photos won't capture the...

Jason,

Photos won't capture the transflective map detail on the new style screen under direct sunlight.

Fred
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Garmin zumo 590 announced

I think you were right to seek another 590 to compare next to yours. If you just send for another one after you've already returned yours, you won't have that objectivity. In the past, I gave...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
This is one aspect that set the 590 apart from...

This is one aspect that set the 590 apart from prior Zumos; it has the most readable screen under direct sunlight of all GPSes I've owned. I had sunshades on my prior units, but I don't need one...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
Download free Garmin BaseCamp, and learn how to...

Download free Garmin BaseCamp, and learn how to use it (steep learning curve compared to Mapsource). Watch the tutorial videos on Garmin's website. Connect GPS to PC with USB cable and upload your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By FredRydr
Um...did you do a search "F800GS" on the ADVrider...

Um...did you do a search "F800GS" on the ADVrider flea market's Bikes subforum (http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=52)? I just did, with 36 results. You'll have to wade through them,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
I've installed a second wire harness and mount on...

I've installed a second wire harness and mount on my second bike. I wish that Garmin offered a simpler harness for those using Bluetooth instead of hardwiring their communications gear. On a naked...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,735
Posted By FredRydr
It makes life much easier. Fred

It makes life much easier.

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By FredRydr
You'll need a vise mounted to a heavy table, and...

You'll need a vise mounted to a heavy table, and perhaps an anvil and a big hammer. Oh, and a spray can of black semi-gloss.

I wouldn't recommend trying to use strong leverage on the bars while...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,121
Posted By FredRydr
The AUD$624 version comes with lifetime City...

The AUD$624 version comes with lifetime City Navigator Antarctica.

Fred
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,107
Posted By FredRydr
I spent all day on the R1200R, and lo and behold,...

I spent all day on the R1200R, and lo and behold, all the good reasons why I've kept that bike came back to me. What a great ride! So smooth for a twin!

Fred
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 56,144
Posted By FredRydr
No, I had to cancel. Who ate my chicken? ...

No, I had to cancel. Who ate my chicken?

Fred
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 56,144
Posted By FredRydr
It's pouring in Carlisle, but I intend to ride...

It's pouring in Carlisle, but I intend to ride north out of it, shortly. Alas, I'm on the R1200R with street tires.

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By FredRydr
Any regrets on the size you selected? Wish you...

Any regrets on the size you selected? Wish you had more for the six panels?

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By FredRydr
It's you all over: ...

It's you all over:

http://cdn3.volusion.com/yvfdk.zqujw/v/vspfiles/photos/FLAKEDOTSPURP-2.jpg?1400359892
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By FredRydr
Thanks, c4nuck. That makes things much easier. ...

Thanks, c4nuck. That makes things much easier.


Practice makes perfect.

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,735
Posted By FredRydr
More new tires? Well, as it is I have five sets...

More new tires? Well, as it is I have five sets of tires from new to half-worn, already ordering a sixth set (plus an extra rear) will make for a lot of miles, so I'm reluctant to buy E09s just now....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-17-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,389
Posted By FredRydr
I have a full set of spare body panels awaiting...

I have a full set of spare body panels awaiting paint, but this vinyl wrap just looks too good to pass up. I looked on Amazon and was overwhelmed with the thousands of listings. I filtered with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By FredRydr
I reused mine, and even followed the torque+...

I reused mine, and even followed the torque+ instruction. Double stretched steel. Pray for me, but blame Reaver.

Fred
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 939,241
Posted By FredRydr
I was there last Sunday. I saw no fumes or steam...

I was there last Sunday. I saw no fumes or steam vents anymore. :-(

But just to cause trouble, does it count as a public road?

Hey, how come you're not at the camp out!?

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By FredRydr
Once you reach the torque value, continue a 1/4...

Once you reach the torque value, continue a 1/4 turn (90 degrees).

If Reaver offers to lend you his bike with the re-used bolts, politely decline.

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,735
Posted By FredRydr
It turns out that supplies are low stateside. ...

It turns out that supplies are low stateside. I'll find out more next week.

Fred
Forum: Vendors 08-15-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By FredRydr
Is there an ADVrider club code for subscription...

Is there an ADVrider club code for subscription renewals?

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,735
Posted By FredRydr
Is there any more experience with these tires? ...

Is there any more experience with these tires? Again I read (this time in Roadrunner Motorcycle touring & Travel, Oct 2014) that Savas were mounted on an F800GS and an 800XC, 150/70-17, with a TKC80...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 12,089
Views: 939,241
Posted By FredRydr
C'mon, guys, go git it! Except for aging tags in...

C'mon, guys, go git it! Except for aging tags in BEBToR, I don't snatch the tag back, but I am itchin' for this one. Rothrock SF unpaved roads are about as tame as can be, and I'm on the street...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,107
Posted By FredRydr
My current rides are an '07 R1200R and an '09...

My current rides are an '07 R1200R and an '09 F800GS, both of which I've owned since new, and I've owned two oilheads before these. The boxers are more powerful, but I can't claim any other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,531
Posted By FredRydr
Factor in the financial bath you'll take on...

Factor in the financial bath you'll take on resale of your recently purchased GS. Do the numbers in dollars and kilograms, and weigh them both (pun intended - sorry).

Fred
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,561
Posted By FredRydr
Nah. Giving answers to this question leads to...

Nah. Giving answers to this question leads to the inevitable: information chaos made up of subjective conflicting replies, some of which are just plain dangerous bullshit (e.g., Heidenau tires are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 126,362
Posted By FredRydr
DetoX, I love the tunnel video! Fred

DetoX,

I love the tunnel video!

Fred
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,107
Posted By FredRydr
...after the warranty expires. Until then,...

...after the warranty expires. Until then, timely use the spec'ed lubricants.

Fred
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