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Forum: Vendors 04-25-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 39,270
Posted By Texcollect
Decided tonight that I would upgrade my smh-10 to...

Decided tonight that I would upgrade my smh-10 to the latest and greatest version of the firmware. I wasn't having any issues with the old one, but hey newer must be better right. Well the upgrade...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
I got 6,500 miles out of the original BT-20s and...

I got 6,500 miles out of the original BT-20s and 12,000 out of the replacement BT-23s. I had just changed to PR4 GTs when I sold the bike.
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,647
Posted By Texcollect
I used one of these ...

I used one of these (http://www.ebay.com/itm/LCD-Digital-Indoor-Outdoor-Thermometer-Temperature-Fahrenheit-only-Black-/221600993394?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item339872d072)with the remote probe...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
The FZ6r doesn't come with a center stand as...

The FZ6r doesn't come with a center stand as standard although one is available from SW Motech. I had an FZ6 and my riding buddy still has an FZ6R. The R has a smoother gearbox and a lighter clutch,...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Texcollect
That's how my setup looks (with a CB instead of a...

That's how my setup looks (with a CB instead of a ham radio) and it works just fine.
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,021
Posted By Texcollect
I used almost that very same setup on an SS 1000...

I used almost that very same setup on an SS 1000 last year. The weak point is the antenna. Most of the time all I could hear was static. The other guys I was riding with had either a factory antenna...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Texcollect
I have a pair of IXS Cadiz pants that are a true...

I have a pair of IXS Cadiz pants that are a true 36 inseam. You might want to look at the Firstgear TPG escape pants. I have found their long pants actually are long.

Sent from my NSA monitored...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
As I have said a couple of times before this went...

As I have said a couple of times before this went way beyond my "need to have" list many many months ago, but if I've got $300 of spare cash available when these are ready it'll be going on my FJR....
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
If I understand correctly you can put a generic...

If I understand correctly you can put a generic rotary control anywhere and use that as an analog input to control the heated jacket. I would think you would want to put a switch on the handlebars to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,592
Views: 779,869
Posted By Texcollect
I tried a '14 ES and had the same issue (6ft 6...

I tried a '14 ES and had the same issue (6ft 6 and 36 inseam), but on my '07 with the seat in the higher position I don't have the same issue.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,335
Posted By Texcollect
I got to try these out in wet weather this...

I got to try these out in wet weather this weekend and they work great. My goretex gloves, pants and boots kept me nice and dry. My "waterproof" firstgear TPG jacket not so much !!
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,961
Posted By Texcollect
You know the rules.... Without pictures it didn't...

You know the rules.... Without pictures it didn't happen :nod:nod:nod:nod
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,034
Posted By Texcollect
The SupaBrake II is truly plug and play....

The SupaBrake II is truly plug and play. According to Vizi-Tek's web site (http://www.vizi-tec.com/supabrake-2/) the only BMW that the SupBrake II is compatible with is the R1150GS. The guy that...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,034
Posted By Texcollect
Check out supabrake II from vizi-tek. I have one...

Check out supabrake II from vizi-tek. I have one on my FJR and it's really effective.


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Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,335
Posted By Texcollect
SportBikeTrackGear has a sale on just now on...

SportBikeTrackGear has a sale on just now on Racer gloves. I picked up 2 pairs of these GoreTex X-trafit gloves (http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no=33648) for less than $50. Initial...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By Texcollect
+1 on Held Air Stream. I've been wearing a pair...

+1 on Held Air Stream. I've been wearing a pair of the original Held Air Streams for about 4 years now. They are very comfortable and vent very well. The discontinued them for a while but now they...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,122
Posted By Texcollect
I used to have a Garmin 1490 LMT in an Aquabox...

I used to have a Garmin 1490 LMT in an Aquabox powered from a USB outlet on my FZ6. The only downside to this is not being able to hear directions. You have to keep your eye on the screen. Be aware...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,961
Posted By Texcollect
Beam Pics ??

Beam Pics ??
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
One of the value proposition I see here is that...

One of the value proposition I see here is that everything wires back to a single point. I don't have wires going all over the bike from the headlight to the light controller, from the lights to the...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
If I understand this device correctly with the...

If I understand this device correctly with the inclusion of Analog and Digital inputs now you can control almost anything.

The cool thing is that you can use the same input (analog input) to...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
I am easy to please. All I want something that is...

I am easy to please. All I want something that is reliable, at a reasonable price that controls my Heated Gear, Aux Lights, Heated Grips, Accessory Outlets .........................

Thank you...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
To be 100% honest I'm not really concerned about...

To be 100% honest I'm not really concerned about how sexy the interface looks. I have more than enough to look at when riding with other road users, a speedo and a gas gauge.

Other than occasional...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,961
Posted By Texcollect
Do you have any photos showing comparison in...

Do you have any photos showing comparison in output between standard and LED H4?
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Texcollect
But I have Shoei shaped head !' Sent from...

But I have Shoei shaped head !'


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Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 112,961
Posted By Texcollect
Does anyone know the output of a standard H4...

Does anyone know the output of a standard H4 (lumens) for comparison?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,305
Posted By Texcollect
Talking about FZ6s at reasonable prices check...

Talking about FZ6s at reasonable prices check this one out http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24110545#post24110545

:wave:wave:wave
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,020
Posted By Texcollect
I have this setup and the only issue I have is...

I have this setup and the only issue I have is how "chatty" the 550 is. the conversation goes something like this

"in 1 mile turn right onto....", pause then music then "in 400 yards turn right...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,592
Views: 779,869
Posted By Texcollect
If this really bugs you there is an easy fix for...

If this really bugs you there is an easy fix for it.

http://www.fjrforum.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=15396&hl

Glad you're enjoying it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,592
Views: 779,869
Posted By Texcollect
I think he may be referring to the SE Ohio Ramble...

I think he may be referring to the SE Ohio Ramble May 2-4 2014
(http://www.attacktheroad.com/ramble/)
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 39,270
Posted By Texcollect
I have the same issue. Going to revert to the...

I have the same issue. Going to revert to the previous version when I get a moment.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,020
Posted By Texcollect
On an SS1000 last year I used the internal...

On an SS1000 last year I used the internal battery for the first 10 hours or so and then powered the unit from one of these ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
I had a MadStad on mine. It took a while to get...

I had a MadStad on mine. It took a while to get it set up right, but when I did it was great. User to revert back to the standard shield in the summer as the MadStad was too good at blocking the air.
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 144,600
Posted By Texcollect
Love the update on KickStarter. Keep up the good...

Love the update on KickStarter. Keep up the good work. This project went way beyond what I NEED, but it still ranks way higher on what I WANT
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
Excuse the thread jack, but...

Excuse the thread jack, but http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=968288

Just in case anyone was interested in buying an FZ6 :clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By Texcollect
I have an SMH10, a SR10, an iPhone 5s, and a...

I have an SMH10, a SR10, an iPhone 5s, and a Midland CB all connected.

Normally I ride along listening to music from the iPhone. If I want to talk on the CB I just got the ptt button on my...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Texcollect
Having said that Olympia don't do "long" sizes I...

Having said that Olympia don't do "long" sizes I have read somewhere else that if you call them and ask them nicely they will send you material that you can use to make the pants longer. In addition...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By Texcollect
Unless olympia have changed their sizing their...

Unless olympia have changed their sizing their pants start with a 34 inseam and then go from there.

Sent from my NSA monitored Kindle Fire HD
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
I am 6ft6 and 265lbs. My average over the last...

I am 6ft6 and 265lbs. My average over the last year is as near as damn it 45mpg.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
Mine are on the fenders. They are wired to be...

Mine are on the fenders. They are wired to be adjustable through a dimmer but come on full power along with the high beams....
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 77,541
Posted By Texcollect
I have a 2009 which now has about 18,000 miles on...

I have a 2009 which now has about 18,000 miles on it.

I am a taller rider (6ft 6 with a 36 inside leg) and have a taller and longer Corbin on it along with a set of lowered footpegs and it fits...
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