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Old 07-26-2013, 10:48 AM   #20041
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Whats the lead time on your fairing/light systems? I might need one in about 45 days.


Most of his customers expect 45 minute turnaround times.......
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:33 PM   #20042
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Whats the lead time on your fairing/light systems? I might need one in about 45 days.
About 5 minutes - All in stock
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:53 PM   #20043
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About 5 minutes - All in stock
Thx. Will order in a few weeks.
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:20 PM   #20044
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perfect day!

Harcus and I hit some 200 miles of goodness nearby today,,, and hardly even deployed the raingear!



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Old 07-28-2013, 06:48 AM   #20045
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What's the tablet set up? And is this the new GISkev nav system?
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Old 07-28-2013, 09:46 AM   #20046
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What's the tablet set up? And is this the new GISkev nav system?
Samsung Tab 2 (7") in a otterbox modified to use a Ram mount. I'm running the (cheap, android only) dualsportmaps app. I switch from 24k usgs topo's to google terrian or other basemaps, you can search routes, and even overlay forest service travel maps as transparent overlays. all the maps are on the 32 GB sd card, so no coverage needed.

I did have some trouble in 102 temps in CA. It wouldn't charge cuz the "battery temp was too high" but other than that it rules (till you break it), but for $200 it can't be beat. Garmin might as well close up shop. It works better for adv riding than any garmin/magellan/etc, and getting a 7" screen on a garmin would be $1000, plus you can chill and watch a flick after a long day riding.
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Old 07-28-2013, 09:57 AM   #20047
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So the Samsung 2 has a GPS receiver and you feel its durable enough for moto?

How's battery life as a GPS?
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:32 AM   #20048
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Harcus and I hit some 200 miles of goodness nearby today,,, and hardly even deployed the raingear!



Kev set a hi bar with this at the start...



Later in the day we were forced to deal with this...



This says it all...



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Old 07-28-2013, 11:02 AM   #20049
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So the Samsung 2 has a GPS receiver and you feel its durable enough for moto?

How's battery life as a GPS?
GPS: yes
durable? I don't think it'd survive a bad hit from my banana hammock, but that could just be one more plus, market it as a smart jockstrap, iStrap?

Battery: got to wire it in. I use a weather proof usb from Burns Moto that's worked well. You need to run at 100% brightness on these in full sun. Big screen. slurp.

I'm sore after yesterday's gem.
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:43 PM   #20050
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GPS: yes
durable? I don't think it'd survive a bad hit from my banana hammock, but that could just be one more plus, market it as a smart jockstrap, iStrap?

Battery: got to wire it in. I use a weather proof usb from Burns Moto that's worked well. You need to run at 100% brightness on these in full sun. Big screen. slurp.

I'm sore after yesterday's gem.
Is the screen visibility good, or just adequate?
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:59 PM   #20051
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That tablet does look like a pretty sweet setup if it holds up for a year or two.

Side note; does anyone have a BIG bike friendly route (I'll be riding solo on anakee 2's, so want it to be fairly chill) that runs from McCall Idaho to the Lola Creek Campground? I'm seeing a ton of little trails and stuff, but I'm having trouble judging the terrain. I don't want to end up on a goat path and have to waste time turning back and slabbing it.

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Old 07-28-2013, 10:45 PM   #20052
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Is the screen visibility good, or just adequate?
How is this like your life Trackhead?...

yup, its good!


dodged a couple rain clouds today...



^^^^ been on the anakee 3's through my whole s. ca trip and gotta say i liked my anakee 2's, but these rule.
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Old 07-29-2013, 05:20 AM   #20053
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How is this like your life Trackhead?...

yup, its good!
Let Pluric answer that to his wife.

Thx for the beta. Spent most of yesterday figuring out the DualSport software. Tedious learning process, but really cool and worth the effort.

My DeLorme GPS unit broke annually, can't imagine a tablet could be much worse. Cheaper, too.

Edit:rode mtn bike in Corner Canyon with it this morning. Seems quirky and I'm not sure I'd trust it. Maybe it's my old Droid X. You zoom in and the tiles don't update, etc.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:53 AM   #20054
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Hello,

I am still learning the various riding spots close-in to Denver, am still trying to meet more people available to ride weekdays, and am hoping to get out one day this week. I can lead in any of the following:

  • The area behind Montezuma—the riding in there can either be easy or difficult depending upon whether one avoids sections like Red Cone, Radical Hill, and SOB Hill. I can go either way.
  • The Shrine Pass area.
  • Moody Hill area—I have only ridden some of the easier stuff, not making it to the single track sections which I have heard described as “tough” by one person and “brutal” by another. I am game for the single track as long as I am with someone willing to help when needed.
  • Rampart Range, aka 40 miles of whoops. Great for testing one’s suspension and building up quad muscles (my least favorite option, although I haven’t yet done the Skeleton single track trail)
  • Or finally a big dual sport, mainly dirt loop from Rampart Range to Lake George, to Jefferson and on around back. (I would ride a bigger bike on this one).
Alternatively, I am perfectly willing to follow and go someplace else entirely.

Please let me know if you are free on a weekday and interested to ride together.

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Old 07-29-2013, 07:59 AM   #20055
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Let Pluric answer that to his wife.

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She was in Bear Lake checking out larger racks.

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