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Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,133
Posted By genka
Good to know. It is fun to post in an oil...

Good to know.
It is fun to post in an oil thread once in a while, but I can't recall a single case of a premature oil related engine wear described on this forum.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,133
Posted By genka
It was Mobil1 15W50 from Walmart. Usually I...

It was Mobil1 15W50 from Walmart. Usually I follow the 6k intervals, but didn't want to change oil in a middle of a trip. I think that mileage is not very accurate measure of the oil life. One has...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,133
Posted By genka
I ran for 10k miles between the oil changes once...

I ran for 10k miles between the oil changes once without adding any oil.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 218,420
Posted By genka
Thanks, good to know. Unfortunately there is very...

Thanks, good to know. Unfortunately there is very little information about the inner workings of Zumos.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 218,420
Posted By genka
Negative to both.

Negative to both.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 218,420
Posted By genka
This is a nice functionality to have. I doubt...

This is a nice functionality to have. I doubt there is a chance that Garmin will update the Nav V to include it. Still, I prefer the convenience of real buttons of the Nav V cradle and control my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 218,420
Posted By genka
I vaguely remember that 590 daoesn't have the...

I vaguely remember that 590 daoesn't have the ability to use customized dashboards.
Dan, can you elaborate on the streaming phone audio through 590? Why is it better than pairing "media" channel...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 990
Views: 348,239
Posted By genka
JWSpeaker is probably the best LED headlight...

JWSpeaker is probably the best LED headlight money can buy, however it is not easy to install.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By genka
Sometimes cheap Chinese electronics is a complete...

Sometimes cheap Chinese electronics is a complete garbage, on other times it may be quite decent. Judging from your impressions, this headset belongs to the latter category. A one sided audio is let...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 32,169
Views: 7,822,390
Posted By genka
Not an easy task... Something like this: Woman:...

Not an easy task... Something like this:
Woman: Oh, dear mother!
Man: Freaks, bitches!
Woman: Moron
Man: Fuck your mother
Woman: Moron
Woman: Supefreak
Man: Fuck your mother...

Link to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,713
Views: 725,817
Posted By genka
I replaced my front turn signals smashed in the...

I replaced my front turn signals smashed in the adventure with Chinese knock offs from ebay. About $15 a pair shipped. They look just like the real things from 5" away, but on closer inspection the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By genka
These Chinese LEDs are bright, but poorly...

These Chinese LEDs are bright, but poorly focused. General rule of thumb while selecting LED lights:
Given the equal power, it is better to have fewer LED emitters and larger reflectors.
For...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By genka
Could be because the bike leans forward on the...

Could be because the bike leans forward on the center stand.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By genka
Thank you, very interesting product and good...

Thank you, very interesting product and good review. I doubt that you could break the bulb by a rough handling. The base for the LEDs is most likely a solid aluminum.
I'm not surprised that the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 97,722
Posted By genka
Most likely this light is similar to the 10W I...

Most likely this light is similar to the 10W I wrote about few pages back. However it has a frosted lens, which will spread the beam. Good for visibility, bad for illumination.

No way this is a...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,861
Posted By genka
AFX FX-41 is not Pinlock compatible.

AFX FX-41 is not Pinlock compatible.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,109
Posted By genka
The half truth part was that you never mentioned...

The half truth part was that you never mentioned that you had no proof that the part in question was still within the warranty period. And judging by the age of you bike, it was a fair chance that...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By genka
I used to own the Parrot unit. I liked the ide of...

I used to own the Parrot unit. I liked the ide of the handlebar mounted remote control, but the whole thing never worked right. I replaced it with Sena about 2 years ago. If this $25 unit works, and...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,109
Posted By genka
Great response from TT! Thanks for setting...

Great response from TT! Thanks for setting straight the warranty terms.
maddognsc as I suspected, you had no proof of purchase. I don't know what you expected from TT. A compny may go out of its...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,898
Posted By genka
Doing it on a phone has some limitations- the GPS...

Doing it on a phone has some limitations- the GPS logging rate is limited to 1Hz for example, but there are also advantages. I'm a lousy programmer, and the software is the most important part of the...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 86,447
Posted By genka
Thanks for your answer. I e-mailed you.

Thanks for your answer. I e-mailed you.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By genka
I think it should... But you'll be the first one...

I think it should... But you'll be the first one to know for sure:D As I understand it, even when paring Sena to another major brand set, the distance is shorter than Sena to Sena.
Another thing...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By genka
From what I read on Sena universal pairing, it...

From what I read on Sena universal pairing, it should work. I believe Sena presents itself as a phone, so any headset that is capable of pairing with a phone should be able to pair with Sena.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,478
Posted By genka
$25 Bluetooth intercom

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008B9AM4G/ref=nosim/?ascsubtag=FWctk6qa&tag=gt1net-20
To get the deal you have to buy from Avantree_Direct, which can be found under "Other Sellers on Amazon" on the right...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,109
Posted By genka
I agree that TT's claim that the warranty is not...

I agree that TT's claim that the warranty is not transferable is strange to say the least. Their own warranty page doesn't support it....
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,109
Posted By genka
Usually the warranty is attached to the product...

Usually the warranty is attached to the product rather then to the transaction. SW-Motech has a 2 year warranty which doesn't mention that it ends with a resale. IMHO the TT's statement goes against...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 86,447
Posted By genka
I managed to smash both my panniers on a single...

I managed to smash both my panniers on a single trip. All my mounts, hinges and seals are still intact. Do you sell just the boxes and leads without the hardware? I have Safari 115s, can I replace...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 62,335
Posted By genka
Oh, I see... I have the 4 button mount.

Oh, I see... I have the 4 button mount.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By genka
Gas Stations near the Dragon

How long the gas station at the Deals Gap resort has been open? How long the convenience store/gas station near the fake HD dealership NW from the Dragon has been closed?
I'm asking out of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 842
Views: 62,335
Posted By genka
You can switch to the Trip Computer by tapping on...

You can switch to the Trip Computer by tapping on the Speed/Speed Limit data field from the map screen. Doesn't get any simple than that!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 218,420
Posted By genka
There are a lot of MP3 encoders out there, whi...

There are a lot of MP3 encoders out there, whi knows which one was used to make your files. Players have different MP3 decoders, and sometimes certain combinations don't play well with each other....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 32,169
Views: 7,822,390
Posted By genka
3 fatalities in May? Anyone knows what happened?

3 fatalities in May? Anyone knows what happened?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By genka
You can run your new lights off a relay triggered...

You can run your new lights off a relay triggered by the low beam wire. Your light will only come on after the engine start.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 30,208
Posted By genka
You can't make them to automatically prefer dirt...

You can't make them to automatically prefer dirt roads, but the site will route through the dirt roads if you drag the route with your mouse.

I have upgraded to BMW Nav V, which can create routes...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
Engle BMW took me right in and put me back on the...

Engle BMW took me right in and put me back on the road! They also replaced the fuel pump under the recall, although I have already fixed it with the BBY kit.
Their tech didn't know how to install...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
I made it to a motel in Kansas City, will go to...

I made it to a motel in Kansas City, will go to the dealer tomorrow morning. Thanks everyone for the help. Good advice to ride curves - in Kansas!

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/3unaty4e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/3unaty4e.jpg
Decided to try to reach the BMW dealer. 92 miles to go. The tire doesn't look much worse.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
Torrance. Only 7 or 8 k miles. This is why it...

Torrance. Only 7 or 8 k miles. This is why it caught me off guard.

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/nuse5a9u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/26/nuse5a9u.jpg
This is the tire. I'm 150 miles away from Engle. Will it last?

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By genka
Will a Harley 160/70/17 fit?

I'm in the middle of Kansas and my rear tire is about done for. I may not be able to get to the BMW dealer in Kansas City 250 miles away. A much closer Harley dealer has a 160/70/17 tire. Will it...
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