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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
Fyi, I've given up on Here maps and switched to...

Fyi, I've given up on Here maps and switched to OSMAND. It does everything I want.
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Buster452
All very good points. I never thought of renting...

All very good points. I never thought of renting a spring compressor to get the job done. I'll have to look more at that direction to get me by until I can get a real shock on the back.

Sent...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Buster452
Ok, a full rebuild isn't necessary , but taking...

Ok, a full rebuild isn't necessary , but taking the shock apart is. That seems a bit more complex than what you want to do under a shade tree. I picture tools I don't have a spring turned...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Buster452
Spring rubbers to increase spring rate?

So, racers use spring rubbers to change the spring rates of their springs for race-day adjustements to their suspension.

http://www.steelerubber.com/2-5-inch-coil-over-spring-rubber

Could the...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,165
Posted By Buster452
Couldn't you just use old tent poles? Hit yard...

Couldn't you just use old tent poles? Hit yard sales or goodwill for a cheap crappy tent for the poles.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,115
Posted By Buster452
I'd guess the xp3 is somewhere over 5AH capacity....

I'd guess the xp3 is somewhere over 5AH capacity. I used mine this weekend to charge my Scala q3 with a days use and my near dead galaxy s5. It indicated half charged after that. A concern though...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
Add your kill switch or key switch to the...

Add your kill switch or key switch to the equation to tell whether the bike should be running.

That in combination with it producing a charging voltage should be enough to know it is and should be...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
There were some bugs introduced around 4.4.2...

There were some bugs introduced around 4.4.2 around Bluetooth connections dropping. Something around the power saving stuff they changed. I haven't found a work around on my s5 for it.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Buster452
I'm not sure I'd standardize on a single...

I'm not sure I'd standardize on a single connector. I'd have one of each to be flexible in what can be plugged in. Right now I have a cig jack with a usb adapter in it, coax for heated gear and an...
Forum: Vendors 11-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
Hrmm, maybe someday our buttons would be...

Hrmm, maybe someday our buttons would be wireless...

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/flic-the-wireless-smart-button
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
I've been bugging them every week with feedback...

I've been bugging them every week with feedback for via points. They just got the web page beta setup so now I can use the same waypoints and routes between devices.

I'll have to watch for an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
Ok, CoPilot is close. Maps are quite frustrating...

Ok, CoPilot is close. Maps are quite frustrating though. It's a pain to find addresses and locations. Not enough detail is shown on the map to allow you to browse and scan for the location. Gah,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
I too haven't experienced choppy behavior and...

I too haven't experienced choppy behavior and I've been able to find locations very quickly. Then again, I'm on a Samsung S5 with plenty of CPU right now for the small function set that they have in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
Does it do via points on widows? Example: go...

Does it do via points on widows? Example: go from los Angeles to NY routed to go through Dallas and Chicago?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
No, it doesn't do tracks. Tracks are easy stuff...

No, it doesn't do tracks. Tracks are easy stuff though. Draw a line on a map and show it for a person to follow. GPX viewer will do that.

I'm not expecting to use this to navigate rough jeep...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,968
Posted By Buster452
Nokia Here in beta on Windows and Samsung phones

Keep an eye on this app. Just released to beta to selected phones, but it shows some promise.

The biggest feature is offline maps with offline navigation that works pretty well.

I just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,470
Posted By Buster452
Umm, that's a link to someone doing the CDT on a...

Umm, that's a link to someone doing the CDT on a Vstrom.
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,499
Posted By Buster452
I hate doing dishes. Even more when camping. ...

I hate doing dishes. Even more when camping.

Mountain house chili Mac, beef stroganoff and breakfast skillet.

You can get an assorted box of mountain house meals at Costco you can try.

Easy...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,690
Posted By Buster452
Is the utbdr report going to happen in this same...

Is the utbdr report going to happen in this same thread?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,229
Posted By Buster452
It continues south of the 260 off of the young...

It continues south of the 260 off of the young highway and ends just south of Show Low onto hwy 60/77. Much closer than 40 miles.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,470
Posted By Buster452
Its getting hot out there. Bring way more water...

Its getting hot out there. Bring way more water than you think you'll need and start very early in the AM.

Try to get through sections 1 and 2 before the heat of the afternoon.

Good luck on...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
How would you handle multiple devices in an rv or...

How would you handle multiple devices in an rv or boat situation? Separate disconnect and pairing sessions or connect to multiple named devices with and active device selector on your screen? Maybe...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
While each circuit can be controlled with...

While each circuit can be controlled with external switches and dials instead of the phone, remember that motorcycles are not the only application.

I'm thinking this will work great on my boat too...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,470
Posted By Buster452
What's that say about Austin Vince bailing in...

What's that say about Austin Vince bailing in section 2. :O :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,470
Posted By Buster452
Where are the carnage pictures of fully loaded...

Where are the carnage pictures of fully loaded bikes on section 2, dripping springs and cherry creek. Those have got to be fun hauling camping gear on a 500lb bike.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
Keep the layout open enough for gloved fingers to...

Keep the layout open enough for gloved fingers to operate while moving.
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
Since this has the ability to do pwm on circuits,...

Since this has the ability to do pwm on circuits, does that mean I could use this to control the temperature of heated gear directly without a separate controller?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By Buster452
Would it be safe to say that any road in the...

Would it be safe to say that any road in the higher elevations with rain in the week before would be iffy on being easy?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By Buster452
I'm not sure he'd like Redington pass from Tucson...

I'm not sure he'd like Redington pass from Tucson to the cascabel road though. It's a bit bumpy with exposed granite lately.

From San Manuel to Benson on that San pedro/cascabel road is a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By Buster452
Apache trail from tortilla flats to Roosevelt...

Apache trail from tortilla flats to Roosevelt lake.

From Florence Kelvin head south on barkerville, then left of freeman to dudlyville. Willow spring road off of freeman road is easy too.

Way...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Buster452
Because it's very plausable and not everyone has...

Because it's very plausable and not everyone has read the facts.. For a long time here in the u.s. you had bikes that would pass emissions and inspection everywhere except one state. For that one...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,692
Posted By Buster452
It's supposed to be ip67 rated. that's in 1 meter...

It's supposed to be ip67 rated. that's in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.

http://bgr.com/2014/04/08/is-the-galaxy-s5-really-waterproof/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5,717
Views: 331,339
Posted By Buster452
Ok, true. Serious difference now on the Tenere. ...

Ok, true. Serious difference now on the Tenere. But we digress...

You were the guy on the KTM that made it that day. I think you've gone up there a couple times.

What's it really like going...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,717
Views: 331,339
Posted By Buster452
Harquahala road varies and changes from time to...

Harquahala road varies and changes from time to time. I took that video on my vstrom two years ago and hadn't developed much skills off road then. Still, it was a pretty steep hill ahead with quite...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 135,248
Posted By Buster452
Does this have the ability to act with a low...

Does this have the ability to act with a low voltage disconnect? Ie, kill accessories when battery is too low to allow just essential stuff to run?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 56,470
Posted By Buster452
Post #211 in this thread has a 500 point gpx file...

Post #211 in this thread has a 500 point gpx file attached.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,692
Posted By Buster452
I'm thinking about going with this instead. I...

I'm thinking about going with this instead. I have the otterbox commuter case and it fits in my shirt pocket whereas the defender was too big.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,692
Posted By Buster452
Samsung Galaxy S5 works with gloves

Dust proof, waterproof and now I find it works with gloves. I'm just going to have to mount this thing up now.

Under settings->display->"Increase Touch Sensitivity"

Tested and works with
1....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Buster452
What do you want to know? They're knobbies,...

What do you want to know?

They're knobbies, wear pattern goes all saw toothed , they grab dirt and sand and rocks. Stops the front end from washing out for the most part.

Some people reverse...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27,131
Views: 5,295,847
Posted By Buster452
Plenty of threads on adv about the shinko 705 on...

Plenty of threads on adv about the shinko 705 on big bikes.

Personally I had them on my vstrom and abused them and didn't like how they held up. I had two rears with tread separation I noticed...
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