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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 141,210
Posted By Buster452
The vstrom dl1000 weight 50 pounds lighter than a...

The vstrom dl1000 weight 50 pounds lighter than a super tenere. By the logic here, the vstrom would be superior to the tenere in handling.

Having owned both, I can tell you that the vstrom...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 141,210
Posted By Buster452
The problem with most low front fenders I've seen...

The problem with most low front fenders I've seen is that the gap at the back between the tire and fender is larger than the gap at the top by the forks. This creates a choke point where mud and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 141,210
Posted By Buster452
That's an easy guess with that range. Easy to...

That's an easy guess with that range. Easy to fit that range with most liter bikes. I'd be really impressed if it produces over 110. disappointed if it was less than 100.

Not that 100 is really...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,213
Views: 141,210
Posted By Buster452
What's the guesses on horsepower from this...

What's the guesses on horsepower from this engine? 108hp?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,094
Posted By Buster452
Damn that's impressive. When I looked into this...

Damn that's impressive. When I looked into this problem about a year ago, nobody could do it offline. Anything I found that could do that used the compute power of servers/cloud to get it done.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,094
Posted By Buster452
This is a "delivery route" calculation and...

This is a "delivery route" calculation and involves some pretty complex calculations that most software can't do and our mobile phones just don't have the compute horsepower for.

You'll have to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 165,174
Posted By Buster452
That silt pit between hunter mountain and tea...

That silt pit between hunter mountain and tea kettle junction didn't even exist on friday. I was actually looking forward to it and all I noticed was a white spot and hard surface where it once was....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-04-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
Fyi, I've given up on Here maps and switched to...

Fyi, I've given up on Here maps and switched to OSMAND. It does everything I want.
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Buster452
All very good points. I never thought of renting...

All very good points. I never thought of renting a spring compressor to get the job done. I'll have to look more at that direction to get me by until I can get a real shock on the back.

Sent...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Buster452
Ok, a full rebuild isn't necessary , but taking...

Ok, a full rebuild isn't necessary , but taking the shock apart is. That seems a bit more complex than what you want to do under a shade tree. I picture tools I don't have a spring turned...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By Buster452
Spring rubbers to increase spring rate?

So, racers use spring rubbers to change the spring rates of their springs for race-day adjustements to their suspension.

http://www.steelerubber.com/2-5-inch-coil-over-spring-rubber

Could the...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,195
Posted By Buster452
Couldn't you just use old tent poles? Hit yard...

Couldn't you just use old tent poles? Hit yard sales or goodwill for a cheap crappy tent for the poles.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By Buster452
I'd guess the xp3 is somewhere over 5AH capacity....

I'd guess the xp3 is somewhere over 5AH capacity. I used mine this weekend to charge my Scala q3 with a days use and my near dead galaxy s5. It indicated half charged after that. A concern though...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
Add your kill switch or key switch to the...

Add your kill switch or key switch to the equation to tell whether the bike should be running.

That in combination with it producing a charging voltage should be enough to know it is and should be...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
There were some bugs introduced around 4.4.2...

There were some bugs introduced around 4.4.2 around Bluetooth connections dropping. Something around the power saving stuff they changed. I haven't found a work around on my s5 for it.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Buster452
I'm not sure I'd standardize on a single...

I'm not sure I'd standardize on a single connector. I'd have one of each to be flexible in what can be plugged in. Right now I have a cig jack with a usb adapter in it, coax for heated gear and an...
Forum: Vendors 11-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
Hrmm, maybe someday our buttons would be...

Hrmm, maybe someday our buttons would be wireless...

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/flic-the-wireless-smart-button
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
I've been bugging them every week with feedback...

I've been bugging them every week with feedback for via points. They just got the web page beta setup so now I can use the same waypoints and routes between devices.

I'll have to watch for an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
Ok, CoPilot is close. Maps are quite frustrating...

Ok, CoPilot is close. Maps are quite frustrating though. It's a pain to find addresses and locations. Not enough detail is shown on the map to allow you to browse and scan for the location. Gah,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
I too haven't experienced choppy behavior and...

I too haven't experienced choppy behavior and I've been able to find locations very quickly. Then again, I'm on a Samsung S5 with plenty of CPU right now for the small function set that they have in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
Does it do via points on widows? Example: go...

Does it do via points on widows? Example: go from los Angeles to NY routed to go through Dallas and Chicago?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
No, it doesn't do tracks. Tracks are easy stuff...

No, it doesn't do tracks. Tracks are easy stuff though. Draw a line on a map and show it for a person to follow. GPX viewer will do that.

I'm not expecting to use this to navigate rough jeep...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By Buster452
Nokia Here in beta on Windows and Samsung phones

Keep an eye on this app. Just released to beta to selected phones, but it shows some promise.

The biggest feature is offline maps with offline navigation that works pretty well.

I just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 67,549
Posted By Buster452
Umm, that's a link to someone doing the CDT on a...

Umm, that's a link to someone doing the CDT on a Vstrom.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Buster452
I hate doing dishes. Even more when camping. ...

I hate doing dishes. Even more when camping.

Mountain house chili Mac, beef stroganoff and breakfast skillet.

You can get an assorted box of mountain house meals at Costco you can try.

Easy...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,780
Posted By Buster452
Is the utbdr report going to happen in this same...

Is the utbdr report going to happen in this same thread?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,425
Posted By Buster452
It continues south of the 260 off of the young...

It continues south of the 260 off of the young highway and ends just south of Show Low onto hwy 60/77. Much closer than 40 miles.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 67,549
Posted By Buster452
Its getting hot out there. Bring way more water...

Its getting hot out there. Bring way more water than you think you'll need and start very early in the AM.

Try to get through sections 1 and 2 before the heat of the afternoon.

Good luck on...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
How would you handle multiple devices in an rv or...

How would you handle multiple devices in an rv or boat situation? Separate disconnect and pairing sessions or connect to multiple named devices with and active device selector on your screen? Maybe...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
While each circuit can be controlled with...

While each circuit can be controlled with external switches and dials instead of the phone, remember that motorcycles are not the only application.

I'm thinking this will work great on my boat too...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 67,549
Posted By Buster452
What's that say about Austin Vince bailing in...

What's that say about Austin Vince bailing in section 2. :O :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 67,549
Posted By Buster452
Where are the carnage pictures of fully loaded...

Where are the carnage pictures of fully loaded bikes on section 2, dripping springs and cherry creek. Those have got to be fun hauling camping gear on a 500lb bike.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
Keep the layout open enough for gloved fingers to...

Keep the layout open enough for gloved fingers to operate while moving.
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 148,257
Posted By Buster452
Since this has the ability to do pwm on circuits,...

Since this has the ability to do pwm on circuits, does that mean I could use this to control the temperature of heated gear directly without a separate controller?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By Buster452
Would it be safe to say that any road in the...

Would it be safe to say that any road in the higher elevations with rain in the week before would be iffy on being easy?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By Buster452
I'm not sure he'd like Redington pass from Tucson...

I'm not sure he'd like Redington pass from Tucson to the cascabel road though. It's a bit bumpy with exposed granite lately.

From San Manuel to Benson on that San pedro/cascabel road is a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By Buster452
Apache trail from tortilla flats to Roosevelt...

Apache trail from tortilla flats to Roosevelt lake.

From Florence Kelvin head south on barkerville, then left of freeman to dudlyville. Willow spring road off of freeman road is easy too.

Way...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28,115
Views: 5,636,427
Posted By Buster452
Because it's very plausable and not everyone has...

Because it's very plausable and not everyone has read the facts.. For a long time here in the u.s. you had bikes that would pass emissions and inspection everywhere except one state. For that one...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,826
Posted By Buster452
It's supposed to be ip67 rated. that's in 1 meter...

It's supposed to be ip67 rated. that's in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.

http://bgr.com/2014/04/08/is-the-galaxy-s5-really-waterproof/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6,107
Views: 379,076
Posted By Buster452
Ok, true. Serious difference now on the Tenere. ...

Ok, true. Serious difference now on the Tenere. But we digress...

You were the guy on the KTM that made it that day. I think you've gone up there a couple times.

What's it really like going...
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