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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 211,004
Posted By giganova
Yeah, that's pretty much what I learned from this...

Yeah, that's pretty much what I learned from this thread:

- If you need off-road lights, buy any el chepo CREE or other lights.
- If you need on-road lights, you need a spot light with a wider...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 211,004
Posted By giganova
That is one of my concerns, too. Would amber...

That is one of my concerns, too. Would amber light be better so people realize that these are not headlights?
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By giganova
I am very happy with my Wolfman tank bag.

I am very happy with my Wolfman tank bag.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8,496
Views: 1,174,363
Posted By giganova
Ancient post, but I thought it has 0.6 gallons of...

Ancient post, but I thought it has 0.6 gallons of reserve, not 1 gallon?

3.7 gallon tank size
3.1 gallon without reserve
0.6 gallon reserve

The range under typical riding conditions would be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 609,137
Posted By giganova
I tried that, but it needed a full throttle reset.

I tried that, but it needed a full throttle reset.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 609,137
Posted By giganova
I've had this stalling issue once and did the...

I've had this stalling issue once and did the throttle reset as described above (ignition on, three times full throttle, ignitions off, ignition on, start), and that fixed the problem.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8,496
Views: 1,174,363
Posted By giganova
You should buy a BMW car if you think that this...

You should buy a BMW car if you think that this is expensive. My last "annual service" was almost $3k and there was actually nothing wrong with my 4-year old BMW. :eek1
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 211,004
Posted By giganova
Here's a combination of spot and flood light...

Here's a combination of spot and flood light inside one unit:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LIXZP2Q/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=ON5YQVB14F92&coliid=IQUYJS83EZCW
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 211,004
Posted By giganova
For those of you who want to mount their LED...

For those of you who want to mount their LED lights on the crash bars, I found a great solution: ground clamps...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,177
Posted By giganova
The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department is...

The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department is amazing:

Last November I had a package stolen from my front porch (not far from where this bike was stolen!) and gave the police my security camera...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By giganova
Damit, it says "Apply second coat within 1 hour...

Damit, it says "Apply second coat within 1 hour or after 24 hours". I did it after 8 hours. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,736
Posted By giganova
Zortose, I actually agree with you. I find it...

Zortose, I actually agree with you. I find it dumb to not wear a full face helmet, riding in a tshirt and sneakers, but that's a personal choice everyone should be able to make without regulations.
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By giganova
Ah, that might explain it: the first two coats...

Ah, that might explain it: the first two coats were done on my porch while it was raining, today was super dry and sunny when I applied the last coat.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,611
Posted By giganova
Thank you for saying this and don't forget: life...

Thank you for saying this and don't forget: life is an early sign of death! :D
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By giganova
Spray Painting?

I wanted to spray paint a few aluminum parts black, put on two coats with a rattle can and everything looked perfect. Then, the next day, I applied an another coat and all of a sudden it looks like...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-11-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By giganova
For next week I have "planned" something I have...

For next week I have "planned" something I have never done before: I'll take an entire week off work, will hop onto my bike with nothing but a toothbrush and a few pairs of socks and underwear, and...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-11-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By giganova
Well, they are very controversial, to say the...

Well, they are very controversial, to say the least, with their huge budget, large support crew, bike choice, God knows how many support trucks, etc. I've seen estimates that they must have spent a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 797,284
Posted By giganova
I can't show an ADV sticker picture because I...

I can't show an ADV sticker picture because I have no clue where to get them from :(:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,736
Posted By giganova
Do whatever you want to do, as long as you pay...

Do whatever you want to do, as long as you pay the ambulance and your hospital bills in cash and don't expect others to subsidize your actions.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By giganova
Cig sockets are not really able to provide...

Cig sockets are not really able to provide continuous power with all the vibrations on a motorcycle. USB is much better. The cleanest install is to have a fuse box (like the Centronix) powered...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 25,214
Posted By giganova
I'm using three older model Sony Actioncams...

I'm using three older model Sony Actioncams without wifi because they are way cheaper than GoPro ($150) and have a better form factor. All three are recording simultaneously which gives me nice...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By giganova
Same here, that's why I never keep my key chain...

Same here, that's why I never keep my key chain in my pocket when riding ... Ouch! ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By giganova
http://i1.wp.com/therideadvice.com/wp-content/uplo...

http://i1.wp.com/therideadvice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/2015-Honda-Africa-Twin-004.jpg
Looks like they used the spray on mud on the new Africa Twin!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,736
Posted By giganova
https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/injury_preven...

https://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/injury_prevention/children/toolkits/motorcycles/docs/motorcycle_helmets_420x187.png
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By giganova
MacBook Air, as others have said. It's incredibly...

MacBook Air, as others have said. It's incredibly thin & light, extremely sturdy (the entire enclose is made from one single aluminum block), and the battery lasts forever. The solid state drives...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,611
Posted By giganova
Looks like it! ;) I'm not saying that...

Looks like it! ;)

I'm not saying that keeping hydrated doesn't matter, but if you make a short break every hour or two, as you should anyway, and drink from your bottle, then you'll be perfectly...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By giganova
My gear in the Wolfman tank bag gets wet when I...

My gear in the Wolfman tank bag gets wet when I ride through the rain.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,611
Posted By giganova
Nobody is dehydrated after not drinking for 2...

Nobody is dehydrated after not drinking for 2 hours, that's ridiculous (unless you are racing). And the notion "if you wait until you are thirsty, it's too late" is simply nonsense. Millions of years...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10,943
Views: 3,683,192
Posted By giganova
http://giganova.com/Misc/Sertao_20150408.jpg ...

http://giganova.com/Misc/Sertao_20150408.jpg

My 2013 BMW Sertao with 3M sand color vinyl wrap
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8,496
Views: 1,174,363
Posted By giganova
3M sand color vinyl wrap :1drink ...

3M sand color vinyl wrap :1drink

http://giganova.com/Misc/Sertao_20150408.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 609,137
Posted By giganova
Sight -- is that the Wunderlich handlebar support?

Sight -- is that the Wunderlich handlebar support?
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9,641
Views: 1,611,988
Posted By giganova
What reason other than YOUR taste? ;)

What reason other than YOUR taste? ;)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 1,129,869
Posted By giganova
What a great picture!

What a great picture!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 1,129,869
Posted By giganova
True, but definitely in a good way in terms of...

True, but definitely in a good way in terms of the people living there. We just have to tell the rest of the country to stop sending us the lunatic congressmen and senators! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 1,129,869
Posted By giganova
I went there a few weeks ago and was hit on by a...

I went there a few weeks ago and was hit on by a hooker :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 1,129,869
Posted By giganova
I thought about fighting the tickets because many...

I thought about fighting the tickets because many cops don't show up in court and then you won the case. In the end, I decided to pay the $100 and try to forget it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-05-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 1,129,869
Posted By giganova
No picture, but: Residential neighborhood in...

No picture, but:

Residential neighborhood in DC at 10PM. A police cruiser in front of me doing 5mph (!). I patiently follow for 10 blocks, huge traffic jam behind us, some start honking. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 609,137
Posted By giganova
That sounds like a plan. Bob's is a great...

That sounds like a plan. Bob's is a great dealership.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,661
Views: 2,016,122
Posted By giganova
Just a quick note that if you are using colors,...

Just a quick note that if you are using colors, forum members on mobile platforms cannot see those characters. Just saying.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,641
Views: 1,611,988
Posted By giganova
My dream bike, the too! That, or a BMW HP2.

My dream bike, the too! That, or a BMW HP2.
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