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Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 737
Posted By R-dubb
I've had three whole power trains balanced and...

I've had three whole power trains balanced and swear by it.

Pistons you can do yourself with good scale. No excuse not to.
Clutch and flywheel, not sure it's worth doing unless doing the crank...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
That would be awesome. Hard to understand why...

That would be awesome. Hard to understand why Garmin chooses to make things like this difficult.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Looks like v3.90 became available today. What...

Looks like v3.90 became available today.
What did we want them to fix?

http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=5741
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-12-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
This is full on bean-counter mentality. Garmin,...

This is full on bean-counter mentality. Garmin, undoubtedly has net contribution goals for each it's product catagories. Since the 590 is said, by GPSCity, to be suffering from a particular...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Thanks, I think you're right. By being careful...

Thanks, I think you're right. By being careful about the sequence the conflict can likely be avoided. Part of the issue may be that Pandora doesn't always like being left open on the iPhone when...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
I realize this is an old post. Has anyone else...

I realize this is an old post. Has anyone else experienced this exact problem? It's now happened to me three times. Like the OP, I just give up and ride home without the Bluetooth music. Next...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-31-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,710
Posted By R-dubb
I'm still riding mine nearly every day. :freaky

I'm still riding mine nearly every day. :freaky
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-28-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
I've never been a poster boy for Garmin, but I...

I've never been a poster boy for Garmin, but I sure have purchased a bunch of their products over the past 15 or so years, at least 10 units. The product innovation is awesome. The flaws have...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By R-dubb
I've removed a bunch of cranks and never used...

I've removed a bunch of cranks and never used much by way of special tools.

With endless duplex chains, I grind off a link and replace with a new chain and master link. Getting the clip back on...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By R-dubb
Got the new Zumo 590LM all paired up with the...

Got the new Zumo 590LM all paired up with the N-Com. Very tricky to get all the handshaking going in the right order. Good news. It works :freaky

So far so good. This will make the whole BT...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
It's offset slightly left of center allowing...

It's offset slightly left of center allowing clear view of tach and most of the speedo. It took careful adjustment to find the sweet spot. The RID is obscured, until I move my head a couple inches...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
They still have it: ...

They still have it:

http://www.rallymanagementservices.com/products/universal-navigation-clamps

http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0061/7252/products/P1020388_large.jpg?v=1306339746
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
No, a buddy up in Santa Rosa made them for a...

No, a buddy up in Santa Rosa made them for a while. It was being sold by Rally Services. I swiped it off of my 690R. Seems to do the job. Can still read gauges with a little head cocking for the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Not that it is relevant, but here's what I did to...

Not that it is relevant, but here's what I did to mount 590 on the old 1150GS. I tried to put it up behind the wind screen but the whole head unit bounces around too much. No easy way to reinforce....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Got the Zumo fired up this morning and have been...

Got the Zumo fired up this morning and have been going through pairing hell. I suppose it was inevitable. It seems every device combination brings its own set of challenges.

Of course after...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By R-dubb
I'm planning to add a Zumo 590 to the system. ...

I'm planning to add a Zumo 590 to the system. That will interface with iTunes, and it includes a full on Pandora app. Essentially what happens is the BT goes from the iPhone into the Zumo for the...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By R-dubb
Nolan N-Com B4 with N104 Helmet

I've recently started using this combo for my one hour daily commute. I can preface by saying I've never really listened to music much whilst riding. Earbuds get stuck on the helmet and hurt too...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Sweet, just what I was hoping to hear. Almost...

Sweet, just what I was hoping to hear. Almost ready to pull the trigger.:gun1
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Hi Dan, It's been awhile since we've crossed...

Hi Dan,

It's been awhile since we've crossed pathes. :killen

Subtle I can work with. I'm imagining that I will want a different screen set-up in the car vs the bike. Does the Transportation...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Yes, I may be a tad paranoid after many years of...

Yes, I may be a tad paranoid after many years of unspecified Zumo hating. This may be a good one. I do believe it is.

Thanks for the feedback, as my concerns are beginning to melt.

What does...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
Actually, you bring up a good point. If the 590...

Actually, you bring up a good point. If the 590 will accept overlays (I assume it does), that could be a work around for the track display issue others have mentioned in this thread.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
One at a time. :puke1

One at a time. :puke1
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 115,628
Posted By R-dubb
I'm seriously considering the 590. Never owned a...

I'm seriously considering the 590. Never owned a Zumo because it's always felt that being idiot proof means getting treated like one. To some extent, that is surely still the case. I own a...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By R-dubb
I just drill a little hole on each side of the...

I just drill a little hole on each side of the spark plug wire near the end and secure the cover with a small zip tie. Does not impede removing the cover or spark plug. Never gets lost.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
P11 adorns the living room. Never did rebuild...

P11 adorns the living room. Never did rebuild the bottom end, but its on my list. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By R-dubb
I'm a big fan of Held Gloves. I tend to get...

I'm a big fan of Held Gloves. I tend to get about three years of daily use. On my fourth pair.

My fingers are not super long, but I buy the long version because the tips don't bust out. As far...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
Good tip, now I have to do comparison shopping. ...

Good tip, now I have to do comparison shopping. Oh Boy :deal

Well, the hot rod "McPeeDee" met an unhappy end. Wow, that was a nice motor :cry; see now I'm all choked up. Shipped her to Ecuador...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
Hi guys, long time since I've circulated in the...

Hi guys, long time since I've circulated in the G-spot. Same group of convicts, lifers in fact. :lol3:wave

So, no vacuum leaks, at least not that I can detect. This issue has been progressive. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
Hi there Andrew, I guess your still riding the...

Hi there Andrew, I guess your still riding the old sow too. we'll have to catch up some day. Cheers. :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
That's the ticket!! Thanks for the tip. I found...

That's the ticket!! Thanks for the tip. I found his thread and sent a PM.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By R-dubb
1150 idles too fast

More idle woes...

My 1150 has 120k on it, bought new in 2000. Commute to work every day.

I think the throttle bodies are getting sloppy. The idle air screws are both closed. Still balanced...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,710
Posted By R-dubb
Jerry, very impressive work!!! I am so happy you...

Jerry, very impressive work!!! I am so happy you are keeping the flame alive.

Rick
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,209
Posted By R-dubb
Sadly, the sun poked up and the rangers didn't...

Sadly, the sun poked up and the rangers didn't show to open the gate. Beautiful morning nice ride up the mountain.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,209
Posted By R-dubb
I'm thinking about it...

I'm thinking about it...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 04-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,710
Posted By R-dubb
The simplest to carry is the Benchmark atlas. It...

The simplest to carry is the Benchmark atlas. It shows fairly reliable 4wd routes with hard and easy indications. Many of the PCQ trails do not follow the Benchmark highlighted routes. Because...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By R-dubb
I'm thinking that if you determine what that...

I'm thinking that if you determine what that thread is, or find a set of petcocks with a known thread pitch, you can buy metric brass pipe nipples to match and have them brazed in. The paint is...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By R-dubb
My classic rides have five very different looks. ...

My classic rides have five very different looks. Four have been restored to varying degrees. One is unmolested.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By R-dubb
You just wait. Bead blasting is a super clean...

You just wait. Bead blasting is a super clean look, but lacks character IMO. Not to mention, blasting the crankcase, bevel drive and transmission has its own set of issues. You are right, the...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By R-dubb
http://r-dubb.smugmug.com/photos/i-7npf2cL/0/L/i-7...

http://r-dubb.smugmug.com/photos/i-7npf2cL/0/L/i-7npf2cL-L.jpg

Miss January from the new BikeEXIF Calendar. Mind you, this is not what we're planning for the R90, but I love the look. Mono shock,...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By R-dubb
It's a multi-step process, but not so difficult. ...

It's a multi-step process, but not so difficult. I'd say I have 30 minutes into that one cover.


Detergent degreaser
WD-40 and a brass brush to get the really deep crud and oxidation.
...
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