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Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,007
Posted By shaweetz
Fabulous, thanks!

Fabulous, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,151
Posted By shaweetz
Thanks for this, enjoyed your report and photos!...

Thanks for this, enjoyed your report and photos! :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,006,008
Posted By shaweetz
A little late on this. This comes up from time...

A little late on this. This comes up from time to time on the other bikes also, bonneville, rocket, etc. If you google hard enough you can find the occasional winner who has scored a turn signal...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,881
Posted By shaweetz
Tall'it: coming spring 2015?

Tall'it: coming spring 2015?
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,881
Posted By shaweetz
Always nice to see tall sizes in gear. However,...

Always nice to see tall sizes in gear. However, at 6"3 with a 32" inseam and 33" waist I need tall sizes in jackets, rather than pants. Would love to see a few tall options, even if on limited...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,867
Posted By shaweetz
Bungie nets FTW

Bungie nets FTW
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 1,373,385
Posted By shaweetz
I'm easily confused here and haven't followed the...

I'm easily confused here and haven't followed the whole thread. Do you mean just putting Mark Waypoint in the Favorites dashboard, or some other approach?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11,481
Views: 1,373,385
Posted By shaweetz
I've often looked for the ability to tap a thumbs...

I've often looked for the ability to tap a thumbs up or thumbs down button right on the map screen, to drop a waypoint in one step.

"Woohoo, this road is amazing!"
"Yeargh, this road sucks!"
...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,867
Posted By shaweetz
Well, I might as well toss in a link to last...

Well, I might as well toss in a link to last year's thread.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=899658

Maybe I will toss in some highlight photos from last year.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Afaik if it hasn't changed, there is no booking...

Afaik if it hasn't changed, there is no booking to camp out, it is fcfs. The field is more or less split in half with big rigs on one side and tents on thother. Don't count on any handy trees for...
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Don't delay, score a deal on early registration. ...

Don't delay, score a deal on early registration.

http://m.bma1.ca/2014-boogie.php

Not for much longer though.
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Ey, is there a thread launched for this year's...

Ey, is there a thread launched for this year's boogie that I missed?

I got my Mitas E-07 and I am in! Giddyap :evil!

This year I will bring a saw, in case I have to cut off the end of my...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By shaweetz
And a follow up to say that the m/l jacket and...

And a follow up to say that the m/l jacket and m/l pants are fitting well for my measurements. The sleeves are at the edge for length; if it turns out to be a problem I will add some.

The xl/xxl...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By shaweetz
I just logged in to post a huge thank you for...

I just logged in to post a huge thank you for this review and for providing all your measurements. I am plum sick of researching moto gear only to find results where no measurements are posted, or...
Forum: Canada 07-22-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 617,781
Posted By shaweetz
He was more or less doxxed on the ott-moto forum...

He was more or less doxxed on the ott-moto forum already. Not that it was difficult.
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9,380
Views: 617,781
Posted By shaweetz
I'm heading out on my 800XC in little over an...

I'm heading out on my 800XC in little over an hour to do some of the K&P and parts beyond, inspired by some of the posts of late. Anyone feels like same send me a PM. I plan to roll from...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 162,698
Posted By shaweetz
De-uglifying the madstad

I have been staring at my Madstad for a year, and hating how it looks while loving how it works. At the time I bought, I didn't get the explorer screen since my brain couldn't make the lines work...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 439,961
Posted By shaweetz
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 188,752
Posted By shaweetz
I just learned a lot about lens choice,...

I just learned a lot about lens choice, composition, and most of all, patience. Or should I say, priorities. Thanks so much. My intervalometer is getting dusted off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,754
Posted By shaweetz
+1 on this. It is not suitable for all...

+1 on this. It is not suitable for all situations, but when it is, you're tipping the balance of control in your favor, and reducing the number of vectors available for the unexpected to occur. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 439,961
Posted By shaweetz
Nice. More updates! :clap

Nice. More updates! :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 11-21-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,037
Posted By shaweetz
Agree with your first comment, but not the...

Agree with your first comment, but not the second. What could be more fun than re-living your own ride? It is always nice to be popular, but if only one person (other than you) digs or gets...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,037
Posted By shaweetz
I'll weigh in, even though OP seems to have...

I'll weigh in, even though OP seems to have disappeared.

The handy lanyard idea works for some, but for me the image quality is not there. It is possible now to get a slightly used micro 4/3...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,071
Posted By shaweetz
What is this, drive your motorcycle off the road...

What is this, drive your motorcycle off the road month? :D

Glad I'm not the only one. Well, not glad exactly. But I feel slightly better.

I got away with a new grip and hand guards. That...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
I'd dropped it to 28 front and rear, and it had...

I'd dropped it to 28 front and rear, and it had been hooking up well all weekend, particularly I was impressed with how well they were powering up the looser hills. But in the end I just overdrove...
Forum: Canada 09-16-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Great shots. Love the macro album too.

Great shots. Love the macro album too.
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
I can't take credit for the hacksaw, riding buddy...

I can't take credit for the hacksaw, riding buddy Jason brought one along after someone produced one at last year's Boogie to extricate a log from someone's wheel. I was thinking of bringing along a...
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
I went golfing the week prior. It was pretty much...

I went golfing the week prior. It was pretty much this :D.

Edit: sorry, that should be in quotes: "golfing".
Forum: Face plant 09-11-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
The rear tread was getting pretty down there at...

The rear tread was getting pretty down there at this point, which surely didn't help. However, the fault lies with that thing between my ears, without question. I deserved more than I got, which...
Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Great video and hilarious SPOT commentary. ...

Great video and hilarious SPOT commentary.

Meanwhile over on Rosein Road:

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Forum: Canada 09-09-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
I had a great time, and big thanks to TDY,...

I had a great time, and big thanks to TDY, horseyheather and all the other folks whose hard work brings this all together. I usually travel at this time of year but lucky for me, things lined up.
...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By shaweetz
This is a classic, and afaic nearly as bad as the...

This is a classic, and afaic nearly as bad as the left turners. Car slows on the left, makes as if to turn left - signal or no - and turns right across a lane. Or, its companion move, car slows,...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
Found yes, recording, no. I thought I had it on...

Found yes, recording, no. I thought I had it on interval shots, but no dice.

The impact was hard enough to dislodge the SD card, but was in the waterproof case. You know you had a 'good' crash...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
And a few pics from Jason, my other ride partner...

And a few pics from Jason, my other ride partner for the morning. I was sure glad to have those guys around.

Any crash that ends with humour and shenanigans is the best kind of crash.
...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,404
Posted By shaweetz
Top form in powering around gravel corners

This isn't it:

http://mokzone.smugmug.com/Other/2013-Calabogie-Boogie/i-x8cr2v9/0/XL/P1100407-XL.jpg...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
Just going through the package now, looks awesome...

Just going through the package now, looks awesome :clap!
Forum: Canada 09-04-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
:y0! are we there yet? Just wondering if...

:y0! are we there yet?

Just wondering if there are any plans to release the tracks before Friday. It might save some time to avoid battling technology if some of us could load them in advance.
...
Forum: Canada 08-24-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,819
Posted By shaweetz
In for both days and the banquet. Can't wait! ...

In for both days and the banquet. Can't wait!

Unfortunately my riding buddy is already booked for something else this weekend, so if you see a tall dude with a black Tiger 800XC looking somewhat...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By shaweetz
In retrospect, some folks might not get the Lotus...

In retrospect, some folks might not get the Lotus reference unless they are connoisseurs of retro British spy shows.

http://colinchapmanmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/The-Prisoner.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,918
Posted By shaweetz
I noticed a sharp improvement in the quality of...

I noticed a sharp improvement in the quality of the roads compared to two years ago. I guess if you're going to light your taps on fire, you might as well have nice roads.

On several occasions we...
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