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Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By hoadie72
Although I've only travelled around 250km since...

Although I've only travelled around 250km since the upgrade, I can report that it's working fine. That said, I hadn't experienced a lot of the issues you did. Also, does the unit actually have an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,054
Posted By hoadie72
Actually, I decided to do an update today along...

Actually, I decided to do an update today along with a map update. Wish me luck.

Software Ver: 3.80
Text Ver: 2.50 (British English)
GPS Firmware: 4.14.08
Bluetooth Firmware: 5.03 A15
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,054
Posted By hoadie72
I actually had no end of trouble with my unit....

I actually had no end of trouble with my unit. There have definitely been some major issues with software, so after replacing mine under warranty twice, I left mine running at the version it ship...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,821
Views: 861,323
Posted By hoadie72
Great pics but the watermark really spoils them.

Great pics but the watermark really spoils them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
I sit corrected.

I sit corrected.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 03:48 PM
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Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
I believe the apostrophe between the a and the s...

I believe the apostrophe between the a and the s is incorrect.
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,261
Posted By hoadie72
Agreed - I bought the mid layer top as it's a...

Agreed - I bought the mid layer top as it's a good buy for around $25. The jackets I'd say are on par with RJays in terms of quality and their rain gear was similar in price to RJays gear I own (so...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
See one of the selling points of the Jetboil is...

See one of the selling points of the Jetboil is how compact it is, and lots of people rave about this feature alone. So I naturally assumed people generally cook in the mug. I've been considering...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
Aside from dehydrated meals, what are people...

Aside from dehydrated meals, what are people cooking on their Jetboils?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
I know *who* Aerostich are - I own a pair of...

I know *who* Aerostich are - I own a pair of Darien pants. That link is to a Roadcrafter suit. I can't see any products called Aerostich on their site though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 02:28 AM
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Posted By hoadie72
What's an Aerostitch?

What's an Aerostitch?
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
No it's a drybag for my alarm clock, which I also...

No it's a drybag for my alarm clock, which I also see as a necessity on a 21 day trip.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e3/Old_%2775_clock_radio.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,100
Posted By hoadie72
Mine arrived yesterday, thanks for the prompt...

Mine arrived yesterday, thanks for the prompt shipping! While it's not on the bike yet I can see it's a very well made part and will definitely provide better protection than the OEM part.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
3 weeks worth of necessities, only half my...

3 weeks worth of necessities, only half my kitchen fit unfortunately. I did have my whole bedroom though.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2014/04/KI_125.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
Agreed - at 6'3" I'm a tight squeeze in my Mantis...

Agreed - at 6'3" I'm a tight squeeze in my Mantis II because of the angles of the head and foot. It's an otherwise great tent though if you're after a quick to set up tent and have somewhere to keep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 06:26 PM
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Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
A couple of weeks ago I was in a small country...

A couple of weeks ago I was in a small country town and stopped at a cafe for lunch and while I was waiting to order, an older gentleman (you could tell he was a gentleman on account of his wearing a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 467,913
Posted By hoadie72
A couple of years ago, south of Bathurst

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2012/03%20-%20March%20Holidays%20Pt1/DSCN0431.jpg (http://s42.photobucket.com/user/hoadie/media/2012/03%20-%20March%20Holidays%20Pt1/DSCN0431.jpg.html)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,054
Posted By hoadie72
I keep an eye on this thread as I've had a lot of...

I keep an eye on this thread as I've had a lot of issues with my unit in the 18 months I've owned it. Actually to be fair, given I'm onto my 2nd replacement device, my current unit is only 12 months...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,100
Posted By hoadie72
Me too, thanks.

Me too, thanks.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2014, 09:15 PM
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Views: 467,913
Posted By hoadie72
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2012...

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2012/03%20-%20March%20Holidays%20Pt1/DSCN0431.jpg

State Forest somewhere to the west of the Blue Mountains in NSW
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
I bought it from Cyclenutz. It was their last...

I bought it from Cyclenutz. It was their last set, and I couldn't find anyone else with stock. It's a shame because it's very well made, over engineered for my application.
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
Changed from the brackets in the photo above to...

Changed from the brackets in the photo above to the Ezy-Mount light brackets, which are much, much more rigid.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2014/01/DSC_9027copy.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
Hi sanjoh; when you have a sec can you pls take a...

Hi sanjoh; when you have a sec can you pls take a look at this?
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2014/91D54F1F-04A2-410F-B6C0-2EF7E0EDD32A.jpg

Admittedly in that position there's a little movement. A more rigid position would be...
Forum: Vendors 01-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
I missed that there's an inmate discount when I...

I missed that there's an inmate discount when I placed my order. I'll definitely remember next time!

I installed a pair of M60s + dimmer on my F650GS over the weekend and while I've tried the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16,135
Views: 1,933,100
Posted By hoadie72
I've just done this myself. I tapped into the...

I've just done this myself. I tapped into the wiring at the headlight connector.

On my '01:

White: high beam
Yellow: low beam
Brown: ground
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,487
Posted By hoadie72
Mine ...

Mine

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2013/12/DSC_8934.jpg~original

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2013/12/DSC_8955.jpg~original
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,054
Posted By hoadie72
I tried all software versions that were available...

I tried all software versions that were available at the time, none of them fixed my problem. That's right up until mid-May. Your assumption about not using motorcyle mode and the fuel guage is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,054
Posted By hoadie72
I haven't read much of this thread but thought...

I haven't read much of this thread but thought I'd chime in.

I bought my first unit around August last year and it worked faultlessly until I did a software update just before Christmas. After...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
Correct. That's the 55l model. I had my books,...

Correct. That's the 55l model. I had my books, jacket and pants in there. It was nice to be able to go walking for a few hours and know the gear was safe
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,701
Posted By hoadie72
This is me on the last day of a recent 22 day...

This is me on the last day of a recent 22 day trip

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e350/hoadie/2013/06%20-%20The%20Outback/DSCN3124_resize.jpg

The tent
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 969,462
Posted By hoadie72
What about a combination of a spot to give you...

What about a combination of a spot to give you distance and a flood to fill that gap. It's generally what you'd do on a 4wd & is what I'd look to do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
Again, not a term used here.

Again, not a term used here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
I call BS - no self respecting Aussie will call...

I call BS - no self respecting Aussie will call petrol "gas" :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
Firefighting gear

Firefighting gear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
So the man who's charged with educating your...

So the man who's charged with educating your children is in fact illiterate?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-14-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,565
Posted By hoadie72
It's the same as MemoryMap and works very well....

It's the same as MemoryMap and works very well. Uses the topo maps I bought for my laptop. Pics in my previous post
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
Let's put this in perspective. A typical family...

Let's put this in perspective. A typical family might start and stop their car engine 20 times over a weekend and god knows how many times during the week. That starter motor will last 20+ years. So...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,684
Posted By hoadie72
Those tiny savings across an hour or two's...

Those tiny savings across an hour or two's commute per day per week per year add up to considerbale savings.
As for additional load on your battery and starter - if your engine is warm and is...
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