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Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By seevtsaab
I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots,...

I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots, except over two years I've abused the toe area a bit.

for the price of those you list I'd give these...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,308
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done...

I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done is discard the case, jumper the switch 'closed', then wire the battery connections - '-' to gnd, '+' to bike's hi-beam. I'll seal the board in a baggy...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,121
Posted By seevtsaab
Well like many others I recommend what I ride in,...

Well like many others I recommend what I ride in, Rev-It Gear pants.
Particularly if you're not commuting in them, though I commute 3 seasons in VT without issue (i carry pants to work and change...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By seevtsaab
I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with...

I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with riding with them, but they are
way too big and heavy to carry all the time IMO. Not that much fun to walk around in. I gave those away and got some...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By seevtsaab
OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in...

OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in agreement that handling improves
dramatically with new rubber.
At times I've wondered if I suddenly suck at riding or is there something wrong with the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,364
Posted By seevtsaab
3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine...

3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine and cold. Once roads are clear of salt and generally until the salt hits again. Ducati Monster for a ride.

Helmet - Akuma Phantom (discontinued?)...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,122
Posted By seevtsaab
This seems like deja vu all over again! ...

This seems like deja vu all over again!

http://travelswithbarley.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Bug-at-the-Notch.jpg

Lovely little excursion. The Notch is just a few miles up the road. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By seevtsaab
Consider if you got a place to change at work?...

Consider if you got a place to change at work? I've it found pretty convenient to haul my britches around if I'll need em.
I like wearing proper fitted leather with armor rather than oversize to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,742
Posted By seevtsaab
I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on...

I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on that seat. That bike is begging to be ridden cross country, the long way.
Lose the emissions canister, and horse whip whoever stuck the weights on the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,742
Posted By seevtsaab
The point I was making, there is a slight...

The point I was making, there is a slight possibility a Duc will not explode or otherwise fall apart while riding down the road. Of course Ducati, like many low volume manufacturers, rolls a lemon...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,742
Posted By seevtsaab
Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges,...

Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges, forceps?
It's a motorcycle, not a nuclear reactor.
I've ridden thousands of miles in the rain. Other than getting wet, it's no big deal.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,622
Posted By seevtsaab
H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8...

H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8 years to type or what??
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,238
Posted By seevtsaab
Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving...

Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving the seat. I get that he
is showing off the rear fenda. Otherwise got some good things going on.

Practical is the filter I cannot help but view...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,238
Posted By seevtsaab
I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I...

I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I see, can you carry groceries and how is it in the rain, or on a dirt road?
Usually these retro builds lack rear end coverage, this has it.
Radiators...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,029
Posted By seevtsaab
Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a...

Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a lifeproof case on the moto and
never had it shut down (no triple digit temps). Ram X-mount.
I've frequently run motionX.
It had shut down sitting in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,906
Posted By seevtsaab
Any of the examples would do what you want. ...

Any of the examples would do what you want.
All FI except D afaik.
Plastic tank on C & E subject to expansion, shouldn't be a huge issue as long as the latch near the steering stem still functions...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By seevtsaab
Screw the styling, that looks fine enough,...

Screw the styling, that looks fine enough, especially as you have it mounted.
Nicely done.
But everybody's a hero at full output / high beam. Do you have a low beam setting? The light pattern for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,320
Posted By seevtsaab
All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air,...

All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air, oil or water cooled.
2 years or 12K miles.
It's probably a little fiddly to get tension just right for the 4 valve but other than that is it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 223,360
Posted By seevtsaab
Wow!

Wow!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,812
Posted By seevtsaab
Hmm about the only problem I've ever had with...

Hmm about the only problem I've ever had with motionX is the idiotic message from the iPhone "Unable to access cellular network" like I really give a shit when I'm riding and following a track...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,308
Posted By seevtsaab
this. Spent a little more than $2 though. ...

this. Spent a little more than $2 though.

Jumpered the trigger and wired power to Hi beam. Coming home in the dark sometimes I find the garage door open and waiting!
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,055
Posted By seevtsaab
I can't imagine you'd go wrong with the 'Stitch....

I can't imagine you'd go wrong with the 'Stitch. But having never owned one I can't comment further.
I'll tell you what I wear, and how it works.
Bought a used Vanson MKII Cobra ofrom inmate,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By seevtsaab
Nice boots

Good luck and safe travels.
You're the first rider I've seen with those boots, I've got em, I like em. Waterproof till I wore the toes thru (bad habit) and they leaked till I sealed with Tenacious...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,287
Posted By seevtsaab
Interesting, my Craftsman failed the same way. My...

Interesting, my Craftsman failed the same way. My 3/8 Craftsman calibrated in PITA Inch-Pounds is still fine as in the 1/2" 0-150ft-lbs to replace from Autozone.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By seevtsaab
Installed my 3rd chain with...

Installed my 3rd chain with http://www.mikesxs.net/product/35-0006.html.
Worked OK but now I've got a broken pin (comes with two). I mistakenly bought
a clip master link, when pressing the plates...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 57,202
Posted By seevtsaab
That is intriguing. I have MotionX Drive, but not...

That is intriguing. I have MotionX Drive, but not Live Navigation (haven't pulled the trigger). I can not add stops to a route. Under settings, there is an option
'Optimize the order of Stops added...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By seevtsaab
Holy dead thread Batman! After about 5K...

Holy dead thread Batman!

After about 5K miles of my Airhawk R on my Ducati Monster, I can say the tears have stopped. I've done up to 550 ass-hurt free miles in a day, which is plenty for me and...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I'll tout what I wear, RevIt gear pants with...

Well I'll tout what I wear, RevIt gear pants with poly-pro leggings to provide washable liner. Not over pants. Leather / mesh with a waterproof liner I use when it's cooler. I carry pants to work,...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By seevtsaab
This might be slightly overstated but pretty...

This might be slightly overstated but pretty close to my experience.
90% of my commuting finds temps low 50's or below at least one way,
very little sweltering, maybe 3 weeks total (NW VT).
I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-16-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By seevtsaab
I might be guilty of perpetuating obsolete info...

I might be guilty of perpetuating obsolete info but:

Turn-by-Turn = route, you get what the GPS gives you (Native iPhone app actually seems OK in this regard).

Custom "route" you create =...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't have the Bell but I've got an Akuma...

I don't have the Bell but I've got an Akuma Phantom (now discontinued) with the
Transitions shield. First time I've heard of an issue. Love the shield (3lb helmet is nice too).
I don't use Dawn...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By seevtsaab
This should probably move to GPS geek. I...

This should probably move to GPS geek.

I downloaded this app (routes) and found it lacking. OK to ROUTE waypoint to waypoint,
but I don't think it will follow that route? It created a gpx file...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,055
Posted By seevtsaab
How about some risers and some bags on your SS? ...

How about some risers and some bags on your SS?
or better yet, buy an ST3 and take good care of it for me.
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,580
Posted By seevtsaab
+1 Tapatalk made my iPhone do it

+1



Tapatalk made my iPhone do it
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By seevtsaab
There's a big difference carrying a regular...

There's a big difference carrying a regular backpack compared to a Kriega backpack - the Kriega really carries nice. I used an R25 for awhile.

But, there's an even bigger difference between...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,496
Posted By seevtsaab
I'm doing the contact / monovision thing. Works...

I'm doing the contact / monovision thing. Works Surprisingly well.
For crisp distance correction contacts I definitely has issues reading a GPS on the moto,
and the cheaters weren't a real joy.
My...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-30-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By seevtsaab
There are two MotionX apps. MotionX Drive -...

There are two MotionX apps.
MotionX Drive - typical GPS app. Plug in an address, get directions. Period.
Pay for voice turn by turn. If you don't subscribe, I don't think it tracks your progress...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,656
Posted By seevtsaab
Forgive the slight thread jack, what did you...

Forgive the slight thread jack, what did you choose for a capacitive stylus?

Lifeproof case plus Ram X-mount here. Hasn't seen trial by fire yet, but the X-mount has proven very worthy.
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,026
Posted By seevtsaab
I've got the Akuma Phantom II with the...

I've got the Akuma Phantom II with the Transitions shield and I'm shocked more helmets don't use this. Can you get easier that a flip down shield? damn right you can.
As it stands now when it's...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 32,729
Posted By seevtsaab
Ordered & received this quickly and installed...

Ordered & received this quickly and installed this weekend. Halfway to work before I remembered it was even there.
I am SHOCKED how easy is is to activate and deactivate. Holds throttle position...
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