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Forum: Canada 11-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By gtj
I have used one for 2 years. In summation, I...

I have used one for 2 years. In summation, I highly recommend it.
I use a Thermarest self inflating pad on top of the Luxury-Lite Cot and get a very good nights rest for a 60 year old with bad back...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,639,289
Posted By gtj
Yes, I have recently been enjoying riding some...

Yes, I have recently been enjoying riding some dirt roads and double tracks with my Tiger 800. I put on the a set of Hiedenau Scout K60 tires and just have to remember to disable the ABS before...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,292
Posted By gtj
Dual Sport Plus ...

Dual Sport Plus

http://www.dualsportplus.com/product_p/15-1060.htm
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By gtj
Routes and Straight Lines Montana AMPS Mount

Hi All,

I use a Garmin Montana for hiking, kayaking, ATV'ing, vehicle use as well as on my motorcycle. I have it installed on the AMPS Rugged mount on the ATV and the motorcycle.
When the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Where would the "choke" be placed? The intercomm...

Where would the "choke" be placed? The intercomm system is self contained unit and operates with Bluetooth tecnology. The GPS unit is self contained unit as well, but it does have a 12 volt power...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Thanks for the info. I was referring to the...

Thanks for the info. I was referring to the mounting of the SMH10R. Looks like it is an adhesive mounting. With 6,000 km on your setup I assume it is solid.

Yes, my security screw failed me as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Thanks for this. A neat looking setup. How did...

Thanks for this. A neat looking setup.
How did you find the security of the mounting for the battery and unit?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By gtj
Thanks for the tip on the measure tool. That...

Thanks for the tip on the measure tool. That works nicely.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-27-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By gtj
Thanks for this tip. Sounds like a great option...

Thanks for this tip. Sounds like a great option to utilize.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-25-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By gtj
Noobie Question - Planning Gas Stops

Thought I could eventually figure this out, but haven't been able to find a reasonably easy way to do so.

What are the recommended ways to find gas stops in the appropriate range when planning a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-15-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By gtj
That's interesting. The Sena instructions state...

That's interesting. The Sena instructions state the the GPS navigation would be heard in the background of an intercomm conversation.

From Manual:
A GPS navigation or a radar detector which has...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By gtj
Sena SMH10 and Garmin Montana 650

Anyone using the Sena SMH10 and a Garmin Montana 650 together successfully?

I have a Scala Rider G9, but it interferes with the GPS satellite reception to the point that it makes it unusable.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Glad to hear your G4's work perfectly. I did...

Glad to hear your G4's work perfectly.
I did ask what the difference between the G9 and G4 was, as you had mentioned previously that the G4's worked with the Montana, but the response was mainly...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Update #2 from OP: I obtained another...

Update #2 from OP:

I obtained another Montana 650t and tried it, with no difference in the performance.

I switched the Scala Rider G9 for another unit (my wife's paired G9) and no...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,522
Posted By gtj
You are correct that the SIdi's run narrow. I...

You are correct that the SIdi's run narrow. I purchased a pair of the TCX Infinity GTX boots and they do have more width and roomier toe box fitting a wider foot better in the proper size as well as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
I can easily try the other G9 that came in the...

I can easily try the other G9 that came in the set I purchased. I will plan on doing that to see if there is any difference.

Thanks for posting my dilema on the Facebook page. I don't use...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-07-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Thumbs down Update: I did a 2 hour ride and...

Update:

I did a 2 hour ride and experimented with the Scala Rider G9 turned off and the Montana functioned perfectly. As soon as I turned the Scala Rider on, the Montana GPS acted up with poor...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,149
Posted By gtj
Another Vote for Giant Loop Diablo Tank Bag -...

Another Vote for Giant Loop Diablo Tank Bag
- waterproof with seam sealer
- map pocket
- small enough to not be in the way
- handy storage
- easy removal, carrying handle
- easy gasoline fill...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,174
Posted By gtj
Helmet Dual Sport vs Full Face

Just some input on a new helmet.

I have become accustomed to the better visual field of a MX style helmet from years of ATV'ing and past off road motorbiking, wearing goggles with the MX helmet...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By gtj
I have the Powerlet Jacket liner and use the...

I have the Powerlet Jacket liner and use the Gerbings T5 gloves without issue.

Here is a copy of an e-mail from Powerlet regarding this:

> Subject: Gerbing gloves compatibility
> I have a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-05-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Just an update. I did contact Garmin with...

Just an update.
I did contact Garmin with regards to this issue, but they didn't have any suggestions. Just said if it continues to happen, that I may have to send the unit in to be looked at.
As...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-11-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
AMPS rugged mount on the handlebar center between...

AMPS rugged mount on the handlebar center between riser clamps
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Thanks for this link. Very well done "hardening"...

Thanks for this link. Very well done "hardening" description!
I will keep this in mind.

FWIW - BTW I get out to SK occassionally, as my daughter lives there. Close to Edam.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
No XM radio. No radar detector. OPP (Ontario...

No XM radio.
No radar detector. OPP (Ontario Police) take them and ticket you for having those.
I do have a Scala Rider with Bluetooth connection to my cell phone. Could this be causing any...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-08-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Mine is just intermittent as described. Only...

Mine is just intermittent as described.
Only have the City Navigator enabled when used on the motorcycle.
?
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By gtj
I agree as well. Forgot I was plugged in many...

I agree as well. Forgot I was plugged in many times and the coax just pulls apart when you step off/get off.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-07-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,298
Posted By gtj
Montana 650 - Loss Satellite Reception

Hi There,

I recently purchased the City Navigator and loaded it into my Montana 650 for use on my motorcycle.
The problem I am encountering is that I commonly get the "Lost Satellite Reception"...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,743
Posted By gtj
I have a set of Jesse's for my Tiger and like...

I have a set of Jesse's for my Tiger and like them. They are rugged and weatherproof and a good size, being over 100L combined for the two panniers in my case. I had one near side get off on pavement...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By gtj
I have been using the regular Nikwax TX-Direct...

I have been using the regular Nikwax TX-Direct Spray-On my Gerbings gloves. I get them a little damp first by running water over them while I have them on and then remove them, lay them flat and...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By gtj
Montana 650 & ScalaRider Voice Prompts

I have been using a Garmin Montana GPS with the topographical maps for both on and off the bike. It is on the AMPS Rugged mount on the bike. I recently installed City Navigator and was hopeing to...
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