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Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,113
Posted By btao
Hmm. Curious since Triumph says it's designed to...

Hmm. Curious since Triumph says it's designed to run on camel piss. Still sounds like bad gas.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
It would be really cool to get it for...

It would be really cool to get it for Christmas....

The timeline looks fairly accurate with no major red flags for my eye.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
My plan was to test it in the location my current...

My plan was to test it in the location my current phone is with a long arm ram mount to the windshield mtg bracket on my tiger 800. It's perfect to perch it over the cluster, but the earl may be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
Now if they would only carry the S5 Active for...

Now if they would only carry the S5 Active for Verizon I'd have a married android couple.

S5 :feelgood Earl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
As frustrating as it is to wait, they have a...

As frustrating as it is to wait, they have a finished product minus one last change to the walkie talkie module. That's it. Then certification and production. They are making the change based on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-24-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By btao
Cool guys. Soon we'll have to do a group ride,...

Cool guys. Soon we'll have to do a group ride, it's just been a busy summer for me. Building a shed to put the bikes and have a workshop is my current project. There's so much good stuff to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
It's certainly hard to pick a favorite app/unit...

It's certainly hard to pick a favorite app/unit still now because IMO, nobody does everything well.

I've come to like a combination of things, using the strengths of a few apps to make a quality...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-21-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 50,801
Posted By btao
Too far for me this time.... I'd have to...

Too far for me this time....

I'd have to ride through waterbury and hartford rush hours...:puke1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-17-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 50,801
Posted By btao
Got the kid tonight. Wife is out at happy...

Got the kid tonight. Wife is out at happy hour.....:(
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
I got some flexible green led strips from super...

I got some flexible green led strips from super bright leds. Awesome. Pm me and I'll dig up a pic or movie later as I cleaned out my phone. Plus they were around 20 bucks for the lights, relays...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
I tried the lever and for it to be comfortable at...

I tried the lever and for it to be comfortable at speed, I couldn't keep my hands on the bar when pulling in the brake. Tossed it after a week of fiddling with it and bought the kaoko. Works great!...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,499
Posted By btao
You can add me to that list of idle failures....

You can add me to that list of idle failures. :puke1

Happened because I was going on a 500 mile trip and bought some WD-40, just in case. I know it caused it, but I had it, so sprayed some on and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By btao
So, I'm making some progress on route planning on...

So, I'm making some progress on route planning on the desktop and Navigation on Android.

What I did was create the directions list in Google My Maps in 4 parts because Google limits the number...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-15-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By btao
Here's the route sheet for the loop: ...

Here's the route sheet for the loop:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwDTJtIhZHqfbDJFbVIyYXVDQkE/edit?usp=sharing
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-15-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,975
Posted By btao
I agree... did it a few weeks ago as well. Great...

I agree... did it a few weeks ago as well. Great Ride! :thumb

That's what we need more of!! :deal

Here's a link to the latest loop I put together:
...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
If your state is like mine where cell phones are...

If your state is like mine where cell phones are illegal while driving, and you are positive enough to request a warrant for her cell record, you could have sued for punitive damages. Could have...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 165,899
Posted By btao
You get what you pay for... The Rocky mountains...

You get what you pay for... The Rocky mountains are awesome. I wouldn't trust those Tourmasters if you ever go off road. Completely bombproof, and the design is great, especially since you have the...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
The problem is getting it up there. With the...

The problem is getting it up there. With the crash bars, you just push gently with your shoulder in it and slide the stand under with the hook in place. I don't recall a good place to put it...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
Sounds like a great excuse to get some more stuff...

Sounds like a great excuse to get some more stuff if I ever heard one!

That'll be:

1 Crash bars - check!
1 Skid plate - check!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 20,682
Posted By btao
An update! ...

An update!

http://www.meetearl.com/updates/

July 1st, 2014
One year in. Is Earl ready yet?It’s been a grueling month for Team Earl. The last few weeks has been frustrating to say the least....
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,213
Posted By btao
Sidi Adventure Gore-Tex

My advice is the Sidi Adventure Gore-Tex.

So, for one, most of those boots you are comparing are not waterproof. If you are on a multi-day trip and ride in the rain, you're not going to be a...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 101,084
Posted By btao
?? That doesn't make sense, as ... that's half...

?? That doesn't make sense, as ... that's half the point. The other half is being modular and adaptable to reduce your gear weight and size when you don't need it. I don't think you understand how...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
Best way by far. Still stays put in the wet. ...

Best way by far. Still stays put in the wet. Other old school way is hair spray. Best next to air...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
FYI, there's a tire thread: Unless you are...

FYI, there's a tire thread:

Unless you are doing 90% dirt and technical, stick with the standard tubes. The heavy ones get hot when riding on the pavement, and you have more rotational mass and...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
Headliner

Did anyone happen to catch the home page of Triumph recently? They have a cool enduro "brazillian bonnie" as a buildable bike. They even make a skid plate for it. And, they actually call it a skid...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,499
Posted By btao
+1 Seems like a redesign is necessary...

+1

Seems like a redesign is necessary though, not a fix. Probably what they are wrestling with. No excuse though for such a semi-catastrophic failure. Ie, bike won't stay running.
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
Stock location is a round mark that you can cut...

Stock location is a round mark that you can cut out in the plastic if you were to sit on the bike and reach straight down with your left hand under the seat. It's there to plug in heated gear...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
Bummer... Looks like a different rear rack then. ...

Bummer... Looks like a different rear rack then. The price for the cases is still killer....
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
Most of the after market ones are going to be...

Most of the after market ones are going to be just about as strong as one another. I've smashed my Barkbuster storms into trees, rocks and the dirt numerous times on my Tiger and nothing more than a...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
For stock guards yes, since it mounts to the...

For stock guards yes, since it mounts to the little sheet metal bracket by the lever. After market hand guards have a separate heavy duty clamp that clamps to the bars that won't bend or turn when...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
Hmm, I guess so? :dunno I'd talk to Jason about...

Hmm, I guess so? :dunno I'd talk to Jason about it, because it's listing on the Holan site for $875 before shipping from Poland. It also includes any mounts and accessories probably.
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,343
Posted By btao
So are you going to post a picture of that pretty...

So are you going to post a picture of that pretty frame??

Tell us what kind of riding you aspire to do and we'll all tell you as many different things as possible that you absolutely must have...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,113
Posted By btao
There are a few screws, but when you break them,...

There are a few screws, but when you break them, they are cheap to replace. Around $30-50 a piece.

If I realized they had a matte 3M protective wrap for the matte green paint, which they do, I...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
It's got a long end to it that goes 1/3 of the...

It's got a long end to it that goes 1/3 of the way down the foot. Probably not the easiest of things, plus, it's a double spring, one inside the other, supposedly in case one breaks and so it's...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
I'd quickly add real hand guards to that list. ...

I'd quickly add real hand guards to that list. Those factory ones will spin on the bar end and squish your hands while removing your lever if you hit the ground or a tree just right...

Good ones...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
Yep, and the Triumph parts take FOREVER to get...

Yep, and the Triumph parts take FOREVER to get here. Mine's waiting for me at my back door after 2 weeks.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
I made it work no prob. Do you have hand guards...

I made it work no prob. Do you have hand guards already on it? I had to reroute the brake line down instead of over the clamp when I put the risers on so it wasn't tight. 2" works for most people.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
Haha, thanks! That was my idea :norton

Haha, thanks! That was my idea :norton
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,481
Posted By btao
I love my Wolfman Rocky Mountains, but would...

I love my Wolfman Rocky Mountains, but would probably go with the new Mosko Moto bags (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=927215) coming out 8/1. They are so well designed and have the...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 493,289
Posted By btao
Mitch, I'd be interested in a side stand kit,...

Mitch, I'd be interested in a side stand kit, that included the foot and a spring system that doesn't fall off and is a bit stronger. The stock one seems to fall off for anyone that rides around...
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