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Forum: Hacks 09-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 323,730
Posted By paulcbrowne
"Guinness" ready to ride!

http://pcb120.smugmug.com/Motorcycle/i-Vf925CS/0/L/IMG_1577-L.jpg
He's a Cairn/Yorkie mix and loves riding, barking at anything with four legs.
Forum: Hacks 06-11-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 323,730
Posted By paulcbrowne
Me and my friend Guinness ready to ride!

My small Cairn showing off his new "summer cut" and ready to enjoy sticking his nose in the breeze.
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 21,370
Posted By paulcbrowne
Upping the average

I'm 70 and have only been on three wheels for 6 months. It's very different, but once I got used to it I have found it much less stressful.:evil
Forum: Hacks 02-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By paulcbrowne
I figured it out!

I think I've come up with a reasonable solution to lifting the whole outfit after studying the problem for a couple of days.:clap

I'm going to use my Handy lift, a car ramp, and an offroad/farm...
Forum: Hacks 02-01-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By paulcbrowne
Motorcycle lift for bike with sidecar?

I have a Handy air/hydraulic lift that i used many times until I installed my sidecar. Has anyone modified one of these to work to lift the entire outfit?

I saw a home-built lift elsewhere on this...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,267
Posted By paulcbrowne
Check his TrackMyTour link. He finished on 10/19...

Check his TrackMyTour link. He finished on 10/19 in NYC. That's a pretty cool app to document a trip.
Forum: Hacks 12-20-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,241
Posted By paulcbrowne
If you have read the yellow book and understand...

If you have read the yellow book and understand the dynamics, you're part way there. But, and it's a big BUT, the outfit needs to be set up right with correct alignment and front end geometry...
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By paulcbrowne
Turn signal light -- sidercar only?

I'm curious if there's any opinion on whether to connect only the sidecar's turn signal light and disconnect the same side turn signal light on the tug or to leave both active.
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,378
Posted By paulcbrowne
The video sounds like a great idea

I've purchased several two wheels skills training videos and always found them useful. The best one that got me out of some bad habits was one done by an ex-bike patrolman from Florida, Jerry the...
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By paulcbrowne
Pictures of installation

See the following link:
http://burgmanusa.com/forums/15-burgman-650/68242-new-sidecar-installed.html#post672258
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By paulcbrowne
The Burgman works well...

The attachment of the mounts was pretty straightforward. I've had lots of experience taking off the Tupperware. The difficult part was getting the alignment and lean out correct. Texas Sidecars...
Forum: Hacks 11-22-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,378
Posted By paulcbrowne
Appreciate all of the comments

Since I don't have a "reckless gene," I'm quite content with keeping the speeds down. I've actually found that the highway signs indicating speed for a corner, speeds regularly ignored on two or four...
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,378
Posted By paulcbrowne
Alternatives for sidecar training

I've been licensed and have ridden a motorcycle for several years. Now, I've added a sidecar, but I've been totally frustrated with the way the nearest community college runs its STEP course. They...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,089
Posted By paulcbrowne
New sidecar installed

I finally bit the bullet after about a year of asking questions and installed a Texas Sidecars Ranger model on my Suzuki Burgman 650. After much fiddling and some delay in getting the right parts,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,083
Posted By paulcbrowne
I did not let the bike sit. It's ridden...

I did not let the bike sit. It's ridden regularly. It should not have set wrongly per the manufacturer. No solution except removing the tires, washing the stuff out and starting over. Lead weights in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,083
Posted By paulcbrowne
I'll not use Ride-On again!

This product is supposed to provide protection from small punctures as well as balance the tires without using wheel weights. A month ago I installed a pair of Metzeler FeelFree tires and put in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,050
Posted By paulcbrowne
Misinterpreted Headlight Modulator

Being a bit paranoid since an accident two years ago, I added a headlight modulator to hopefully increase my visibility. Today, at a busy intersection waiting to turn right, a car pulled right in...
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By paulcbrowne
How much ballast?

I'm in the process of attaching a Texas Sidecar Ranger model to my Suzuki Burgman 650. My question is how much ballast to use for normal riding.

The Yellow Book says 100 lbs. for getting started...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-02-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,226
Posted By paulcbrowne
I have a 2011 Burgman 650

I had 2008 until a gal on a cell phone hit me after ignoring a stop sign. The B650 is big and heavy. The stock suspension is lousy but Recetec and Ikon have the parts that remedy that. The seat is...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,645
Posted By paulcbrowne
Interphone F5 update fixes problems

I really liked my Interphone F5 communicator, but their previous update in April/May (R95) caused problems with VOX controls like voice answer for a phone. The latest release (R96) was posted on July...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,909
Posted By paulcbrowne
Added wear & tear from sidecar

I'm considering adding a Hannigan Classic to a Suzuki Burgman 650. The sidecar must strain any bike a bit more than without and I wondered if anyone can provide some good information on what added...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By paulcbrowne
Interphone knows they have a problem with the F5

I was right! Just got this response from Interphone USA:

"I received a response from technical support saying that they have had compliants about the voice answering threshold being too high,...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By paulcbrowne
Maybe the update broke this function

As soon as I got my F5, I installed the latest software update, version 2 dated 5-22-2012. I suspect that this update contains a flaw that prevents voice answer from working. Since both of my units...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By paulcbrowne
Can't get Interphone voice-answer to work.

Can anyone help me with this? I've tried everything -- updated software, factory reset/re-pairing/re-setup, tried my 2nd F5 unit. No workee! The same iPhone worked on my old F4 and voice-answered...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By paulcbrowne
Works ine on my Neotec

I used the adhesive mount as low as I could get it below the sunshade lever. Mechanically, no problem. Now if I could just get voice answer to work!!
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,021
Posted By paulcbrowne
Any sidecar converts miss leaning?

I'm considering adding a Texas Sidecar Ranger to my Burgman 650. I was wondering if any converts who've added a hack miss the two wheel leaning experience.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,876
Posted By paulcbrowne
Oxford seems to have quality control issues

I bought Oxford Heaterz last fall and the first controller did not work. Now, four months later and for no apparent reason, the replacement controller has begun to crack and split. Given that the...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By paulcbrowne
Experience with Cee Bailey's seats?

Cee Bailey's makes windshields that many people like. They started making seats a year or two ago using experience with aircraft seats and modern foam materials.

Anyone have experience with one...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,402
Posted By paulcbrowne
Painless works great

I have the Painless on my LT. It works very well and is pretty weatherproof. It's pretty well buried under tupperware and I wish I had wired it to the accessory position vs. ignition on. I'll be...
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