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Forum: Photos 06-08-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By grandelatte
This is not a "short run", but here it is in the...

This is not a "short run", but here it is in the middle of my 1,000 mile loop.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7740/18211082175_21c9deda28_c.jpg

This was in Weatherford, TX, sorry I didn't get...
Forum: Battle Scooters 04-10-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 1,468,163
Posted By grandelatte
Riding around with my daughter in search of wild...

Riding around with my daughter in search of wild flower.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8749/16402982053_df4d188463.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By grandelatte
wow, they would be perfect. i especially like...

wow, they would be perfect. i especially like the piazza 2, BUT i need a job that pays NYC scale here in houston. :lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-05-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 83,485
Posted By grandelatte
Google "Achilles 122". They have 155/70-13...

Google "Achilles 122". They have 155/70-13 listed. I'm planning to use it for my Burg400. Let me know how it goes.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By grandelatte
5'7" and most of it is my body. :rofl ...

5'7" and most of it is my body. :rofl



I used to put it in the trunk. But I just got rid of that UGLY trunk.... Rolling up on a tube is an interesting idea.



LOVE that jacket, but...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By grandelatte
Question Riding Jacket Over Sportcoat

I wear sportcoat everyday between job sites. I have a decent Tourmaster 3/4 textile jacket, but the bottom of the coat hangs out. I would like to find a riding jacket that can cover my sportcoat...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-15-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By grandelatte
I don't know anything about 1150RT, but since you...

I don't know anything about 1150RT, but since you heard a little pop... check the main fuse, if it has one. (I would assume it does.)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-26-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By grandelatte
I use Ziploc and like bags with sliding zipper...

I use Ziploc and like bags with sliding zipper thing on it. My GPS battery is not good and I need to have it wired. I zip it all the way to the wire, make sure the opening faces down, and I'm good...
Forum: Face Plant 11-16-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,699
Posted By grandelatte
glad you were relatively OK. every time we...

glad you were relatively OK.

every time we ride texas hill country, we see many deer. some of them come pretty close to us to make us nervous, especially when we see them beyond a blind corner. ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-12-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,849
Posted By grandelatte
me, too. it was actually the best touring bike i...

me, too. it was actually the best touring bike i had, even more so than the goldwing i own currently...

looking forward to more post here!
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,322
Posted By grandelatte
Howdy - a question from a potential owner here. ...

Howdy - a question from a potential owner here.

I understand that the Mobius is capable of recording live video while plugged into a power source. (That's a great feature since the battery claims...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,222
Posted By grandelatte
Have a safe trip. Looking forward to your report.

Have a safe trip. Looking forward to your report.
Forum: Photos 06-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 609,983
Posted By grandelatte
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2910/14466731803_21...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2910/14466731803_219cc3e97f_c.jpg

Doing the Three Sisters in Texas. :evil
Forum: Photos 06-17-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 635,247
Posted By grandelatte
at Pam’s Hateful Hussy Diner in Talihina, OK. - ...

at Pam’s Hateful Hussy Diner in Talihina, OK. - THE BEST liver & onion EVER!

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5073/14274652041_2530768973_z.jpg

(sorry you can't see the liver....)
Forum: Photos 06-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 614,204
Posted By grandelatte
Not quite a tent, but.... ...

Not quite a tent, but....

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5316/14276830632_61de87a8c8_z.jpg

at Queen Wilhelmina State Park in Arkansas
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,824
Posted By grandelatte
Thanks for a nice RR. It sure is nice now...

Thanks for a nice RR.

It sure is nice now that there are bridges that you can take to Shikoku. When I grew up, there were no bridge between Honshu and Shikoku. The only choice we had was to take...
Forum: Photos 06-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 131,780
Posted By grandelatte
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5068/13495802905_25...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5068/13495802905_25ceceb5e0_c.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-01-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,232
Posted By grandelatte
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3725/14091335628_d2...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3725/14091335628_d2f206ce99_z.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,419
Posted By grandelatte
The "Touring Mapple" to the rescue! It sure...

The "Touring Mapple" to the rescue! It sure comes in handy riding through Japan. :thumbup At the same time, I find the best treasures when I am lost; stop, ask for directions, hit up...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,419
Posted By grandelatte
しぼりたて.... Looks so YUMMY! I prefer it hot as I...

しぼりたて.... Looks so YUMMY! I prefer it hot as I sit in roten-buro. :lol3

Thanks for letting us ride along your great trip. :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 54,401
Posted By grandelatte
GREAT RR, Dog! Looking forward to lots more! ...

GREAT RR, Dog! Looking forward to lots more!



You are absolutely right about British USA/Gulf Coast BMW. I spend too much $$ there. :rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,419
Posted By grandelatte
NO ASH? Last time when I was by Sakurajima, rain...

NO ASH? Last time when I was by Sakurajima, rain and ash made a huge mess for me. You must be living right.

Also, love seeing the sakura. At the same time, just looking at it, it reminds me of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-05-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,419
Posted By grandelatte
I'm enjoying your nice RR. One of my dream ride...

I'm enjoying your nice RR. One of my dream ride would be to do all 47, but take pics in front of every 県庁. I'll get that done perhaps once I retire.

Looking forward to more report from my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,789
Posted By grandelatte
YUP, you've got the right attitude!!

YUP, you've got the right attitude!!
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By grandelatte
That's clever!

That's clever!
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By grandelatte
What is "standby burden" in layman's terms? (My...

What is "standby burden" in layman's terms? (My guess is that it draws 3mA constantly even if it is not in use. I could end up with a dead battery. Is that it??)
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By grandelatte
WOW, that's pretty neat and not too expensive...

WOW, that's pretty neat and not too expensive either. Thanks for a nice idea!

http://www.amazon.com/ALTRONIX-Multi-Function-Timer-12VDC-24VDC/dp/B003XA8HU4

and found its manual, too.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By grandelatte
I didn't know what a mercury switch was - had to...

I didn't know what a mercury switch was - had to google it. That thing is interesting. I learn so much from hanging around here.

But you made me think that I *could* use a simple on-off switch...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By grandelatte
Thanks everyone. 9Dave's solution looks...

Thanks everyone.

9Dave's solution looks pretty good.


I haven't had much luck with Chinese electronic parts on eBay.... Either they partially work or quit working after a week....

And 555...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By grandelatte
Question Momentary Switch & Delay Function

Howdy,

I want to wire up a luggage light system for my Goldwing. I want it to have a momentary switch to trigger the light. Then the light should stay on 60-90 seconds and turns itself off. Am...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-21-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 17,062
Posted By grandelatte
Fugly or not, it's a great commuter - love mine. ...

Fugly or not, it's a great commuter - love mine. Low maintenance and gets great fuel economy. BUT it doesn't fit the OP's bill "500-700cc air/oil-cooled single". Scarvers are water cooled.
Forum: Photos 08-21-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 594,653
Posted By grandelatte
wandering around east texas on a hot summer day. ...

wandering around east texas on a hot summer day.

:D

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7289/9356620742_4b768f77d0_c.jpg
Forum: Photos 08-02-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 78,870
Posted By grandelatte
aboard Bolivar ferry in Galveston, TX. ...

aboard Bolivar ferry in Galveston, TX.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3784/9248819825_7d5589bf51_c.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,171
Posted By grandelatte
kudos to you. what goes around, comes...

kudos to you.

what goes around, comes around. :thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: Photos 07-07-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,467
Posted By grandelatte
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4013/4396252152_a787...

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4013/4396252152_a78748165a_z.jpg
Forum: Photos 05-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 614,204
Posted By grandelatte
who needs a stinkin' tent! ...

who needs a stinkin' tent!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8125/8606718030_36c8f365a5_z.jpg
Forum: Photos 05-28-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,229
Posted By grandelatte
just got back from my business trip. rented a sg...

just got back from my business trip. rented a sg and rode around oahu.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8537/8785625681_8ef23b7241_z.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7410/8785687173_af8ff33004.jpg...
Forum: Asia 04-03-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By grandelatte
a native japanese checking in..... :evil

a native japanese checking in.....
:evil
Forum: Photos 03-24-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 635,247
Posted By grandelatte
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6027/5896923171_c470...

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6027/5896923171_c470a28ef5_z.jpg

Breakfast time at Rocky Mountain National Park.:D
Forum: Photos 03-24-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 178,178
Posted By grandelatte
Looks like a Busa. Nice bike, tho.

Looks like a Busa. Nice bike, tho.
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