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Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,374
Posted By Froggynews
The transients on the DC side are better called...

The transients on the DC side are better called "Ripple". An ordinary digital scope is needed to display and measure the peak ripple voltage.

I looked for the old R/R that came with my EME kit...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,374
Posted By Froggynews
The transient most people are concerned about is...

The transient most people are concerned about is the phase pulse that appears on the battery + when the SCR is ON. I measured it on mine using a digital scope and it was no more than about half a...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,374
Posted By Froggynews
SCR Regulator

I just stumbled into this thread and read the OP's post on page-1 so apologies if I am butting in here in the middle of some other discussion.

I bought one of the early Endurolast from back in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 29,290
Posted By Froggynews
Pine Valley Place

Hi Falang, I The last I remember they were open was in 2004 when they had a great bakery.

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc232/cubao_kid/Pine%20Valley%202004-1.jpg

After they closed, I took...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,925
Views: 3,508,554
Posted By Froggynews
Is the Russian RR track width (gauge) on BAM the...

Is the Russian RR track width (gauge) on BAM the same as US? How fast are the trains moving when they pass by?

It is real scary just walking over a bridge and getting caught on it when a train...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 26,977
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Rick, Thanks for sharing your videos and...

Hi Rick, Thanks for sharing your videos and wonderful trip, I did a similar ride in 04 on an ST1100 it probably was not too different from your Connie. Given the same weight class, its all in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,686
Posted By Froggynews
Cariboostrom, such wonderful writing! It is a...

Cariboostrom, such wonderful writing! It is a pleasure to read especially after coming home from a stressful days work. Your writing releases my stress and lets me breath hah hah!

Just one...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,683
Posted By Froggynews
Wow, a remote border crossing from Thailand to...

Wow, a remote border crossing from Thailand to Laos! Interesting how you guys keep running into expats even in remote places. Funny how you both got into the Ewan and Charlie thing at LuangSay, good...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,683
Posted By Froggynews
Awesome ride! Fantastic pictures! The street food...

Awesome ride! Fantastic pictures! The street food and dinner pictures look very interesting too.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,723
Posted By Froggynews
I had the same impression. Remarkable picture....

I had the same impression. Remarkable picture. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 378,893
Posted By Froggynews
I hope you are getting a good rest and a speedy...

I hope you are getting a good rest and a speedy recovery John. Regards from Los Angeles.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 21,454
Posted By Froggynews
I love that look in Little Gansta's face at Yucca...

I love that look in Little Gansta's face at Yucca Valley. Seems she was looking at some alien, someone who doesnt make sense or... a biker! I bet she will remember this event forever and one day a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
Riding the Richmond bridge from San Quentin by...

Riding the Richmond bridge from San Quentin by Marin County eastbound across the bay into Oakland. No toll on eastbound direction. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
Riding over the Golden Gate bridge from San...

Riding over the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
<IFRAME height=349...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
This is the Nacimiento-Fergusson road as it goes...

This is the Nacimiento-Fergusson road as it goes downhill towards its end where it joins up with the Pacific Coast highway-1 by the Central California coast north of Cambria.<?xml:namespace prefix =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
This is eastbound from Tonopah Nevada along...

This is eastbound from Tonopah Nevada along highway-6. Area-51 is on the right side. Passing the junction with the north end of highway-375, known as the Extra-Terrestrial highway.

<IFRAME...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 47,992
Posted By Froggynews
Dave, I just came across your RR and enjoyed...

Dave, I just came across your RR and enjoyed reading every page of it. Thanks Steve for making all this possible. The Mohawk got me a bit nervous at first but you did a terrific job taking Mr Cobb...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
There are several good restaurants in Death...

There are several good restaurants in Death valley where I can have a lazy lunch and then head back to LA and be home before sundown. However this is a weekend and I will go farther and explore...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
From Ridgecrest I take the 178 towards Panamint...

From Ridgecrest I take the 178 towards Panamint valley. This is Panamint valley road as it heads north towards 190 to Death valley.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
From Palmdale, highway-14 goes towards the Mojave...

From Palmdale, highway-14 goes towards the Mojave desert. This is Highway 14 between the city of Mojave and Ridgecrest.

<iframe width="425" height="349"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
When leaving LA via Newhall pass, Highway-5 leads...

When leaving LA via Newhall pass, Highway-5 leads north directly towards central California and points beyond such as Sacramento and Oregon. Highway-14 also branches from Newhall pass and goes...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
I like to ride north out of the big city and when...

I like to ride north out of the big city and when I do, the main highway-5 is convenient. The video shows Newhall pass. Everyone seems to always be in a big hurry at this pass. This is the main route...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
Hollywood Blvd downtown strip westbound starting...

Hollywood Blvd downtown strip westbound starting by the intersection with Gower St. (2nd stoplight in video). Phantages on the right, you can see the stars on the sidewalk surface. Kodak Theatre at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
This is a picture of the helmet with the POV...

This is a picture of the helmet with the POV camera attached. The camera has a plastic bug shield in front that can be flipped up to shield the camera lens when not shooting videos. I flip the shield...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By Froggynews
Quickie trips from Los Angeles CA

This thread is mostly a collection of unedited Videos taken with a POV camera attached to my helmet. All the locations are within a day or weekend ride from (or within) Los Angeles, California. The...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,813
Posted By Froggynews
LiIon batteries are terrific, they have extremely...

LiIon batteries are terrific, they have extremely high power to weight ratios. However, coming from the LiIon business I would not substitute a LiIon pack on my Wee. I would stay with the good old...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,938
Posted By Froggynews
If it indeed contains alcohol and adds to the...

If it indeed contains alcohol and adds to the problem, the sum effects of its other ingredients results to a solution. In other words, the bottom line is that SeaFoam works. I am amazed how quicly...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,938
Posted By Froggynews
The change to E10 reminds me of when R12 was...

The change to E10 reminds me of when R12 was changed to R134. The new stuff is very similar to the old in paper but in practice it can be very different. We are on our own to discover the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 89,537
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Cage Free, Thank you for sharing such a...

Hi Cage Free,
Thank you for sharing such a wonderful family ride and a terrific adventure. Isnt it fantastic they have such great buffets at Coldfoot and Deadhorse.

Your Vstrom setups are very...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 1,252,406
Posted By Froggynews
Holy Moses! Blows my mind to realize you guys...

Holy Moses! Blows my mind to realize you guys actually made it to Evgekinot! You must be among the very few really sick inmates here at ADV, 666 on a scale of 10. Its off the charts. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 361,472
Posted By Froggynews
Thanks for sharing Tim, what an incredible read...

Thanks for sharing Tim, what an incredible read and a great attitude, to echo all the inmates above. The broken shock spring looks nasty, must have been an extreme pothole hidden in the tunnel. On a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,233,424
Posted By Froggynews
I'm sweating in the hot tropical sun by the side...

I'm sweating in the hot tropical sun by the side of the road, removed my gear off the bike, got the tools from under the seat, started the process of removing the rear wheel off so I can get at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 27,564
Posted By Froggynews
Interesting info. I just bought some Nikasil...

Interesting info. I just bought some Nikasil cylinders and pistons from Siebenrock to replace the ones on my airhead and I see the name "Gilardoni" cast on the new cylinders. Broke it in by riding it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,086
Posted By Froggynews
I wonder if the break-in treatment has somethiung...

I wonder if the break-in treatment has somethiung to do with the unwanted oil burning, see break-in theory proposed by:

http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Froggynews
I tried the Cobra WX38 with a small firestick CB...

I tried the Cobra WX38 with a small firestick CB antenna when I did a ride up on the Dalton and the CB contact with the Alyeska truckers was an excellent resource. I used 9 x 1800mah NiMh...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,232,211
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Doug, Thanks for sharing a great adventure...

Hi Doug,
Thanks for sharing a great adventure and glad to hear you made it back home safe.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 1,568,128
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Nathan, just wanted to let you know I felt...

Hi Nathan, just wanted to let you know I felt good the whole day after I saw you arrive at the Dover terminal. Your stories go way beyond motorcycling and taught me much about life and people....
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,171
Posted By Froggynews
I also think the /2's were the most important and...

I also think the /2's were the most important and best models Bmw made. For example, its a no-brainer to compare an R69S or R50 to an R90S. Sure the R90S is faster and more competent on the road but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 622,027
Posted By Froggynews
Since many years ago, bikers entering AK would...

Since many years ago, bikers entering AK would have their first stop and dinner at Gateway Salmon Bake in Tok, AK. However there have been other establishments nearby like Fast Eddies that provide...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 622,027
Posted By Froggynews
Of course, there's Muk Luk Annies in Teslin YT. ...

Of course, there's Muk Luk Annies in Teslin YT.
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc232/cubao_kid/IMG_3668.jpg

A visit to Whitehorse YT would not be complete without trying a meal at the...
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