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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
Thanks for the nice sentiments. If they...

Thanks for the nice sentiments.


If they keep you waiting too long on the rear shock, I've got the original off my bike sitting on a shelf in the garage. Was still in good working order when I...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By Boon Booni
There is no substitute for the bead rider. The...

There is no substitute for the bead rider. The Airhawk and Alaska Sheep's Skin seats are poor substitutes.

Especially the sheep skins, I can't even tell it's on the bike, waste of money.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
Which here? ...

Which here?

http://boon-booni.smugmug.com/Boons/Other/Email/i-7jHjkFJ/0/M/Screenshot_2014-11-21-21-11-07-M.png
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
Here is the app to send your location to someone...

Here is the app to send your location to someone else?
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,853
Posted By Boon Booni
It really depends on the time of year. ...

It really depends on the time of year.

check this warm weather camping setup out..

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024612


I camp in hammocks and in tents. I prefer the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,247
Posted By Boon Booni
Just a feew weeks ago, up in the mountains of...

Just a feew weeks ago, up in the mountains of West Virginia, right before it got cold

http://boon-booni.smugmug.com/Boons/Other/Scotts-cell/i-HrnzJ6n/0/L/20141019_125636_Richtone%28HDR%29-L.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
What type of cleaning solution do you run in an...

What type of cleaning solution do you run in an ultrasonic cleaner when dunking the carb?
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,387
Posted By Boon Booni
Having owned a Transalp for a bunch of years,...

Having owned a Transalp for a bunch of years, it's hardly the ADV dream bike.

In serious need of a 6 speed gear box. Gearing either too low for decent asphalt run, or too high for decent...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,247
Posted By Boon Booni
No need to remove the sub frame. Just got to...

No need to remove the sub frame. Just got to wedge it out of there.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-14-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
What I'm thinking of is using a 9" tablet to do...

What I'm thinking of is using a 9" tablet to do most of the large route planning then transferring the routes via blue tooth to a phone for use on the bike.

Again, trying to be as independent of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,247
Posted By Boon Booni
It's too easy to maneuver and this is a problem?

It's too easy to maneuver and this is a problem?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,156
Posted By Boon Booni
If you're asking this question, then no.

If you're asking this question, then no.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
Auto routing. Typically I'll plug in a...

Auto routing.

Typically I'll plug in a destination and then a toss in a bunch of shaping points. That combined with avoid highways usually gets it right. For instance on my 478 have it set...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-10-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
I like that. Sounds very similar to the level of...

I like that. Sounds very similar to the level of granular routing control available on my Garmin 478. I'll have to give co-pilot a look.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-10-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
Osmand gives you the option of selecting shortest...

Osmand gives you the option of selecting shortest route and avoiding highways, plus now with the latest update you can set it to completely avoid certain roads, or segments of roads.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 594,129
Posted By Boon Booni
How are sure that water got in at the USB port? ...

How are sure that water got in at the USB port?

Add me to the list of torrential downpour and everything worked fine.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
Aside from not riding on highways, how do you...

Aside from not riding on highways, how do you guys feel motorcycle routing should be different from Automobile routing?

I've never felt the need for much difference except to click on avoid...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 79,958
Posted By Boon Booni
Damn. . What's the cam look like?

Damn. . What's the cam look like?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
Nice Link! There's also a whole thread on...

Nice Link!


There's also a whole thread on ADV about mounting tablets as GPSs.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017649

Check out this beauty..
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,247
Posted By Boon Booni
Too funny and too true. :freaky

Too funny and too true. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
You should check out some of the apps available....

You should check out some of the apps available. Specifically OSmand and Locus Pro. They are just as full featured as your GPS. They preload maps, so you don't need cell service, do routing, ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
You may already have the best GPS available...

You may already have the best GPS available sitting in your pocket..

Check this thread out.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=945386&page=46

When my ancient GPS finally goes belly...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,260
Views: 1,149,706
Posted By Boon Booni
Lovely photo :thumb Is that the stock rack...

Lovely photo :thumb

Is that the stock rack back there?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-05-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 60,441
Posted By Boon Booni
After messing with OSmand, Locus, Orux Maps and...

After messing with OSmand, Locus, Orux Maps and Back Country Navigator, for a week or so I have come to these conclusions.

OSmand has the most intuitive routing. Adding way points on the fly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,017
Posted By Boon Booni
You guys with the tablets. Do you find you are...

You guys with the tablets. Do you find you are removing your gloves more often to futz with the tablet? I am finding that even with the special thread on my gloves, doing much more than unlocking...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 323,519
Posted By Boon Booni
Sorry bud, RPM v RPMs has nothing to do with...

Sorry bud, RPM v RPMs has nothing to do with ignorance or coolness. Correcting someone on the "proper" usage in this case is tedious at best.

You said earlier you would appreciate it if someone...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 323,519
Posted By Boon Booni
It is my impression is that most folks tip toe...

It is my impression is that most folks tip toe around your attitude because of how much you bring to the table. The reality is you often come across as a condescending douche.

The RPM v RPMs...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 323,519
Posted By Boon Booni
I'm going to take that as a "No". ...

I'm going to take that as a "No".

Regards
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 323,519
Posted By Boon Booni
Would it be possible for you to stop being such a...

Would it be possible for you to stop being such a condescending douchebag?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 38,041
Posted By Boon Booni
Sounds like you might need to clean the carb. The...

Sounds like you might need to clean the carb. The only time my 640 has failed to start on the first or second kick when using the methods in the thread was when the carb was gunned up a from sitting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,721
Posted By Boon Booni
I've ridden in India. The funny thing is, when I...

I've ridden in India. The funny thing is, when I got back to the States, I didn't feel the need to test my horn every 10 feet, just because they do in India. :norton
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,383
Posted By Boon Booni
I love the functionality of the MSR Dromedary,...

I love the functionality of the MSR Dromedary, but I could never get over the burnt rubber taste. Water was fine for a few hours, but let it sit overnight and it would make the worst coffee or tea...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9,124
Views: 1,994,247
Posted By Boon Booni
What gearing are you using to run through that?

What gearing are you using to run through that?
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 41,095
Posted By Boon Booni
I run 3 heat trollers. 1 dual and 1 single. 1...

I run 3 heat trollers. 1 dual and 1 single. 1 controls the gloves, one controls the jacket and one controls the socks and pants.

I ride an vstrom with a short windshield and don't have enough...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31,271
Views: 1,791,905
Posted By Boon Booni
Thanks for posting that up! ...and...

Thanks for posting that up!



...and thanks for editing out all my protestations so I didn't look like such a wuss at the log crossing. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,721
Posted By Boon Booni
I wouldn't do it, and think it's poor form to do...

I wouldn't do it, and think it's poor form to do it to another rider.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,179
Posted By Boon Booni
Been Messing with locus v Osmand I agree...

Been Messing with locus v Osmand

I agree search on Osmand is a train wreck, but I feel like routing is much more intuitive than on locus.

Osmand I can make a route then decide to shape it by...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,866
Posted By Boon Booni
I once installed the cams on the rear cylinder 1...

I once installed the cams on the rear cylinder 1 tooth off after a valve adjustment, it'll run that way, and only have issues during cold idle.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 79,958
Posted By Boon Booni
Can one use the anaerobic gasket maker on the...

Can one use the anaerobic gasket maker on the water pump o-rings?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,337
Posted By Boon Booni
Not everyone has the same tastes. Try...

Not everyone has the same tastes.


Try keeping the RPM's up above 4k. That said, it's not going to blow your socks off, it's going to be competent.
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