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Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By KZDon
My Garmin 2720 is past its best before date

I recently ordered the lifetime map updates from Garmin for my trusty 2720, then found the new maps wouldn't load, nor would Garmin Express talk to the 2720.

On inquiry Garmin says:

Thank you...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By KZDon
I think you'll have to decide how easily you'll...

I think you'll have to decide how easily you'll want to access your gear. If you're concentrating on riding with a few stops for shooting, then I'd say a pelican camera case is a good bet -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,542,976
Posted By KZDon
That's not the woman on the back of the red...

That's not the woman on the back of the red Harley, it's the guy on the other bike. At least he has a FF helmet on and sort of gloves. The red Harley woman may have landed on her well insulated...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,949
Posted By KZDon
It's true, I'm screwed...but probably not for...

It's true, I'm screwed...but probably not for that reason ;)

I agree, bluetooth devices are battery pigs. I have a motorola bluetooth headset I keep in the car for my blackberry. The truth is I...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,301
Posted By KZDon
It has a kickstarter, so consider a teaspoonful...

It has a kickstarter, so consider a teaspoonful of oil or some WD40 down the spark plug holes, let it sit for an hour or overnight, then gently kick it, without the plugs in, to see if there's...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,949
Posted By KZDon
In ear or custom earbuds to your phone will cover...

In ear or custom earbuds to your phone will cover the music, phone, and maybe GPS if you splurge on the Tom Tom or Garmin app.

I am steering away from Bluetooth headsets mounted and always on...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By KZDon
I have a Tourmaster Synergy jacket. My riding...

I have a Tourmaster Synergy jacket. My riding friend has a Gerbings. Both do the job well. The high setting on the Tourmaster equates to we'll-done. Medium is medium-well. Low is toasty. I...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By KZDon
I live in cottage country where outdoor...

I live in cottage country where outdoor outfitters thrive. Every kind of recreational watercraft ever is available within about a forty minute drive. But no, I don't have one. I've seen them on...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By KZDon
I know the size and shape of bag you're carrying....

I know the size and shape of bag you're carrying. I wouldn't feel safe carrying it on my back either.

I'm presuming you have a rear rack on which the E52 mounts. If you can travel without the...
Forum: Americas 07-05-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By KZDon
I have no doubt that if you're offering it up,...

I have no doubt that if you're offering it up, there are maaaaany people here who would be all too happy to get your bike from Montreal to Vegas. If you're the trusting sort, that's a great way to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,831
Posted By KZDon
My kids took care of it for me a couple of weeks...

My kids took care of it for me a couple of weeks ago at the grocery store parking lot when the inbred mutt in the pickup truck with all kinds of stick on/ bolt on crap on a POS Dodge pickup parked...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 48,466
Posted By KZDon
Triumph is good at making faces on the front of...

Triumph is good at making faces on the front of its bikes. I like the Homer Simpson on the front of the Tiger 800XC.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-26-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By KZDon
CLR - a whole bottle of it into the tank. Swirl...

CLR - a whole bottle of it into the tank. Swirl it around. Let it sit overnight, then swirl it around again and let it sit some more at a different angle - lather, rinse, repeat. If you're not...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,278
Posted By KZDon
Dis 'ere Quebecois, you know, he probably goes...

Dis 'ere Quebecois, you know, he probably goes nakeed in 'is Firebird too, eh.

Looks good, though. Where did you source the headlight and high-mount fender?
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,486
Posted By KZDon
Well, let's see. Arrive at big honkin' river on...

Well, let's see. Arrive at big honkin' river on bike with hot engine - stop bike - get off bike - remove helmet - talk about the river with riding buddies... 5 minutes of bike cooling complete -...
Forum: Canada 06-05-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22,240
Views: 2,295,109
Posted By KZDon
...and...stop in at the Tims across from North...

...and...stop in at the Tims across from North Bay Cycle on a Saturday morning. There should be a bunch of misfit looking folks with a variety of rides parked out front or across the road, but no...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,834
Posted By KZDon
He's a student. You guys are pitching spending...

He's a student. You guys are pitching spending lots of money to solve this.

For my 2 cents, look for something in the range of 28 - 35 liters, that has a few compartments. Don't spend extra...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,174
Posted By KZDon
I'm looking at these too in a size 9, but i'm...

I'm looking at these too in a size 9, but i'm thinking of going the next size up. What size Docs were you wearing? My Docs are a size 9 / 42 European. In other shoes I wear a 9 1/2 Nike or Adidas.
Forum: Canada 12-16-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By KZDon
As did I, but I don't seem to have bookmarked the...

As did I, but I don't seem to have bookmarked the website. Any idea what it is?

I believe Eurosport is blocked here, but if there is a way around it, do tell.

Heck, I'd pay for it as with...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 172,497
Posted By KZDon
That's rather interesting, as I have yet to see...

That's rather interesting, as I have yet to see an AFX helmet in any dealer in Canada, and AFX's website, although it shows head office in London, Ontario, lists only US retailers in its "where to...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 172,497
Posted By KZDon
Question bump BP thanks

Question bump BP

thanks
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 172,497
Posted By KZDon
Changing shields on the FX39

BP, what is shield removal and replacement like?

I have an FX37 and changing from the clear shield to the tinted shield is hit and miss for alignment and for getting the detentes right. It's...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 985,671
Posted By KZDon
Good idea. But for the SBS online coverage it...

Good idea. But for the SBS online coverage it would have been a Dakar drought here. No Canadian coverage of the Dakar was available. SBS kept me fully entertained each evening while I made my...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,806
Posted By KZDon
Riding friend who just went from a wee Strom to...

Riding friend who just went from a wee Strom to an '08 R1200GS and found he was fighting a losing battle attempting to work on it picked up the BMW specific kit from CruzTools.com and is quite happy...
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,763
Posted By KZDon
X or XT

Any comments on the differences between the X and the more road/sport oriented XT? I've come across a pristine 2009 X listed for a good price, but I've read glowing magazine reviews on the XT. Any...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By KZDon
Update

Bill is our IT guy, and an exceptional and knowledgeable techie and friend. Jim is actually not quite 75. Jim and Bill both have cottages in the Tobermory area. They left Ontario a couple of weeks...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 119,639
Posted By KZDon
Hmmm, a Dremel... I used a utility knife...

Hmmm, a Dremel...

I used a utility knife blade and shaved away only a few millimetres - maybe a sixteenth of an inch, just rounding out the sharp front edge. But I won't say I don't prefer the...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 119,639
Posted By KZDon
My size medium silver FX37 arrived a couple of...

My size medium silver FX37 arrived a couple of days ago from Ridersdiscount.com. $180CDN for the helmet, a tinted shield, duty, GST and PST.

Initially it felt like a set of vice grips were...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,248
Posted By KZDon
After considerable thought and deliberation, and...

After considerable thought and deliberation, and in light of the fulsome description of your new - to you - KLR, duct tape - and maybe some bailing wire.

...but seriously... I took a used KLR for...
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