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Forum: Equipment 10-11-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 198,185
Posted By ThomD
Oops. You are right. You can see the name on the...

Oops. You are right. You can see the name on the box on the table.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 198,185
Posted By ThomD
That's a Replay.

That's a Replay.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 198,185
Posted By ThomD
I finally picked up a Replay XD 1080. It has the...

I finally picked up a Replay XD 1080. It has the features I was looking for:

When wired to the bike (which I will do eventually), power on auto starts recording. Power off stops recording after...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By ThomD
+1 These have a lift in the heel. If you get...

+1 These have a lift in the heel. If you get below a certain shoe size they are called Ladystar, but are exactly the same. Waterproof & warm. On days over 95F they are hot.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,996
Posted By ThomD
Bigger gauntlet for me would be just a bit wider....

Bigger gauntlet for me would be just a bit wider. However, my Roadcrafter jacket is too long for me in the sleeves (I'll send it in for a mod next spring when I switch back to Motoport mesh), so I...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,996
Posted By ThomD
Thumb I just picked up the gloves to go with my jacker...

I just picked up the gloves to go with my jacker liner. I don't know why I didn't buy them sooner. The gauntlet is OK over my aerostich, would be nice if it was a tiny bit bigger, but it isn't bad....
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ThomD
Thanks. That's helpful. I suspect that these...

Thanks. That's helpful. I suspect that these probably do have some fancy current regulator, but I guess that I'd have to tear one apart to know for sure. I think the one on my bicycle gets to it...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ThomD
Light n Motion is come great stuff, but again, I...

Light n Motion is come great stuff, but again, I think they lack a good beam shape for in traffic use. I'll have to check that.

Shifting from "should I" to "how do I", I need somebody to confirm...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ThomD
Good point. These things are amazingly bright. ...

Good point. These things are amazingly bright. Check the beam pattern link. Moto headlight bright? Maybe not, and certainly they lack the side spill that moto lights have. As aux lights,...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ThomD
Thanks Fritz, I saw your write up and...

Thanks Fritz,

I saw your write up and somebody's video about those. Even though your experience has been good, I'm not comfortable with the lack of beam cut off.

Cheers

T
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By ThomD
Bicycle LEDs as aux lights

I'm looking for a way to get better aux lighting on my bike. I have Hella Micro DEs right now, but the 70W they draw are too much for my bike when I also use my heated liner & grips.

I'm looking...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,286
Posted By ThomD
Overpants. The Motoport over pants really are...

Overpants. The Motoport over pants really are less than 20 seconds on or off. Breezey - below 70 degrees I can feel the chill.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,180
Posted By ThomD
That Youtube video is pretty good, but mine work...

That Youtube video is pretty good, but mine work just a little differently. In the video, the outboard LED panels do not light up when you only have the tail light on. They light for brake lights...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,180
Posted By ThomD
Admore lights for Givi E-52

Since the stock kit for the E52 gets modest reviews, I picked up the kit from Admore lighting.

The installation is straight forward. The E-52 has molded-in panels that can be cut out, allowing you...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,706
Posted By ThomD
That 26k figure is wrong. It has been kicked...

That 26k figure is wrong. It has been kicked around (I think it is in the service manual), but the owner's manual says 15k. I had mine done then and they did need some adjustment.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,706
Posted By ThomD
Hey, It's not all about Grainbelt, darn it. ...

Hey,

It's not all about Grainbelt, darn it.

http://tandemhearts.com/coppermine/albums/650r-racks/02-profile.jpg

Normal riding around - 52ish. Spirited riding - 46ish
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,903
Posted By ThomD
Count on it dying. There are lots of reports...

Count on it dying. There are lots of reports about those things not lasting very long. I use an analog kitchen probe thermometer stuck through my fairing. It isn't as affected by sunlight, but...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
I'd be reluctant to use only an old copy of R&R. ...

I'd be reluctant to use only an old copy of R&R. Roads change, especially interstate interchanges, so City Nav is good for getting around on the road. It isn't just cities - it is the complete road...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,489
Posted By ThomD
Same issue here. I used that wind skirt...

Same issue here.

I used that wind skirt until I too got tired of it falling off. Noj makes a "quiet rider" skirt that slips into the gap between the pads and the helmet. Fits nicely in my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
If you can load the full set, I'm not sure that...

If you can load the full set, I'm not sure that you would see much benefit to NT. I don't know how many maps it actually has and how large they are, but the only other thing you can do with the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
Yes. The NT set compresses the information...

Yes.

The NT set compresses the information differently and uses larger blocks of information. This lets you load full sets of data (like all of North America) onto one card without going over the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
Man, I am firing on about 1 cylinder today. It...

Man, I am firing on about 1 cylinder today. It forgot that I actually have CN V8. It does not say NT anywhere on the product, so I'd guess it is the "normal" version. It has 282 map segments for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
Ah, with CN8 they must have tinkered with the...

Ah, with CN8 they must have tinkered with the number of segments in the "normal" version. How many segments in that version?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,867
Posted By ThomD
Get the NT - otherwise you cannot load the...

Get the NT - otherwise you cannot load the complete set onto the card - too many segments, regardless of how large the card is.

Topo- the 100k does not have enough detail for auto-routing. The...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By ThomD
Huh? I'm looking at my WnS liner and it has an...

Huh? I'm looking at my WnS liner and it has an elastic cuff and finished waist. I've worn it as a jacket many times.
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,470
Posted By ThomD
Funny. I read that and thought, "Hmm sounds...

Funny. I read that and thought, "Hmm sounds interesting. Maybe I should compare that to what I have." Oops, it IS what I have. Very good for a house based light.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By ThomD
I really like Mountain Hardware. We have a...

I really like Mountain Hardware. We have a Hammerhead 2 and a Hammerhead 3. Both have stood up to very serious storms with no problems - dry and stable.
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,645
Posted By ThomD
Try a local sign shop. That size is basically...

Try a local sign shop. That size is basically scrap and it should be just about free.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,015
Posted By ThomD
I commute on an EX-650R. If I had to do it over...

I commute on an EX-650R. If I had to do it over again, I'd take a hard look at the new Ninja 250. That bike proves that a 250 can be suitable at highway speed.
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2007, 05:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,850
Posted By ThomD
On the 52 it is pretty easy to take off the red...

On the 52 it is pretty easy to take off the red platic and put some SOLAS tape behind it. There are some small screws inside that hold the red plastic on.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,850
Posted By ThomD
Probably a camel back with a few reflective spots.

Probably a camel back with a few reflective spots.
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,937
Posted By ThomD
Bummer about the bike. If the helmet did save...

Bummer about the bike. If the helmet did save your grape, then it has done its job and is ready to retire. Helmets are designed for one accident. Mount it all the wall if itlooks gnarly, but don't...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By ThomD
I hear what you are saying. There are two ways...

I hear what you are saying. There are two ways to lock the RAM mounts. First, they make a locking knob

http://www.gpscity.com/g/gps/s/k/ramknob3l.jpg

The other option is to take off the knob...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By ThomD
Combine the TT holder with the RAM ball and arm...

Combine the TT holder with the RAM ball and arm and you will be able to adjust the GPS to where ever you need it. RAM makes different lengths of arms.
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,091
Posted By ThomD
Going back to the original poster's request...

Going back to the original poster's request (remember him?), the laws very so much form state to state that you will need to check before you travel with anything bigger than a flashlight. I live in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,543
Posted By ThomD
In the US, images (still or moving) of activites...

In the US, images (still or moving) of activites in public view generally do not require consent. Anyone, anywhere (pulic), anytime - it is legal to take the picture. (It is only when you get to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,543
Posted By ThomD
In most places, YMMMV, it is legal to take photos...

In most places, YMMMV, it is legal to take photos and video of public places. It is usually only when you add audio that you run the risk of breaking the law. Recording audio when the parties have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,543
Posted By ThomD
You don't get it. That' s fine. There are lots...

You don't get it. That' s fine. There are lots of things that are legal for LEO in the performance of their duties that are not legal for you. As far as the recording a drug deal things goes, ever...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,147
Posted By ThomD
I have no idea how good Airstrream is or isn't,...

I have no idea how good Airstrream is or isn't, but a quick google shows that Thor bought Airstream 27 YEARS ago. It is a bit hard to imagine relating the quality of any product today to what it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,543
Posted By ThomD
I'm surpirsed that there is resistance to simply...

I'm surpirsed that there is resistance to simply notifying the officer of the recording. Done in a positive non-confrentational way (Office I have this camera system installed in case somebody...
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