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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,719
Posted By CPORet
4401 W. Wendover. Geez, couldn't they have picked...

4401 W. Wendover. Geez, couldn't they have picked a better location? Or at least someplace where you didn't have to make either a u-turn or 50 different lefts & rights to get to.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 214,131
Posted By CPORet
Maybe this was the theme he was going for: ...

Maybe this was the theme he was going for:

http://geek-news.mtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/spooonn.jpg



Spoooon!
Forum: Trip Planning 09-13-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,386
Posted By CPORet
I tried one of those SLA 9ah batteries, but it...

I tried one of those SLA 9ah batteries, but it only lasted about 3 hours. Never was an electrical/electronic
genius. I looked at the mfgr's battery packs, and while they look like they'll do, I...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,719
Posted By CPORet
Wow, didn't know that. I used to shop there...

Wow, didn't know that. I used to shop there frequently. Though, it was in a somewhat crappy area of town.


I think Cycle Gear is typical of what shopping is like overall nowadays. You can get...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,245
Posted By CPORet
I'm definitely going. If anyone else is...

I'm definitely going.

If anyone else is going and traveling from the WV/MD/VA (north)/PA areas, let me know. I've got a nice
route picked out. Leaving 10/9, and should get there by 12:00 pm...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,249
Posted By CPORet
I've had good luck with bikebandit.com, but I'm...

I've had good luck with bikebandit.com, but I'm sure other sources are just as good. The real problem is that very
few of these suppliers (including dealerships) carry a large amount of stock. If...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By CPORet
I think the ultimate answer to the Paint vs...

I think the ultimate answer to the Paint vs Powder Coat question comes down to -
what do you really want do do with your bike? If you want a tough, permanent
coating that you never really have to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,964
Posted By CPORet
Don't know if this will help the OP or not, but...

Don't know if this will help the OP or not, but thought I'd throw it out there.

There's a rust treatment out there called Metal Rescue. You can get it at some Home Depot's (paint dept)
or True...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,249
Posted By CPORet
Sucks to see this. My guess would be a...

Sucks to see this. My guess would be a sub-standard vinyl batch from the supplier.

Since the stitching looks to be in good condition, why not try what Browneye suggested? If you could find...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,249
Posted By CPORet
I put just over 31,000 on my original stock set. ...

I put just over 31,000 on my original stock set. I really didn't think it was too bad, but the last time I was down there
cleaning it I did notice the sprockets were definitely starting to wear. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,260
Posted By CPORet
One place you could try is www.vistaprint.com...

One place you could try is www.vistaprint.com (http://www.vistaprint.com)

I can't vouch for the quality of their decals, but I have had other things made by them and they turned out pretty...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By CPORet
I think the new features are Pelican's way of...

I think the new features are Pelican's way of playing catch-up. Some of those features
were already on the competition's cases.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By CPORet
I'll second the Nanuk cases. I have 3 on my...

I'll second the Nanuk cases. I have 3 on my Tiger. They've held up very well, including 2 drops. I have
the SW-Motech brackets, and to be honest, I think those brackets tweak the cases slightly so...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By CPORet
While I agree the B4 is pricey, I wouldn't...

While I agree the B4 is pricey, I wouldn't necessarily consider it overpriced. Since it's made for one
helmet/brand, they can control the price.

As for it's performance - I bought my N104/B4...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By CPORet
I'm with AT&T, and where I live the coverage is...

I'm with AT&T, and where I live the coverage is all but non-existant. Since I don't have
a landline phone, I had to get an AT&T Microcell. So far, I have no complaints with it.
It's been working...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By CPORet
Since I started camping with my bike last year,...

Since I started camping with my bike last year, I've learned a little more each trip, and think I've
just about got it down to what works for me. As far as camping gear, I only take what I know...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 69,862
Posted By CPORet
Yesterday on the Cape May NJ - Lewes DE ferry: ...

Yesterday on the Cape May NJ - Lewes DE ferry:

http://i754.photobucket.com/albums/xx186/MattAltieri/Matts%20Bike%20pictures/NJ-DEFerry_zps76239757.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 21,389
Posted By CPORet
I'm with you on this one. After going through...

I'm with you on this one. After going through Hurricane(s) Ivan & Katrina, some kind of secondary power source was
mandatory. When I built my current house, I had one of those stand-by generators...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21,394
Views: 3,781,249
Posted By CPORet
Keep your eye out for the Cycle Gear sales. I...

Keep your eye out for the Cycle Gear sales. I picked up a pair of Trackside stands at 50% off:
...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By CPORet
Dunno if you can order that separately or not. ...

Dunno if you can order that separately or not. All the online OEM suppliers show the
tank parts, but that part is not shown. If I had my spare tank I'd take a look to see if
it had one. Seems to...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 526,121
Posted By CPORet
You can get it here: ...

You can get it here:

http://www.advmotorrad.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=59_83_84&product_id=197

But let me warn you, these boxes are not waterproof. If you've got small hands, it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By CPORet
I'll second North Georgia. Lake Chatuge &...

I'll second North Georgia. Lake Chatuge & Hiawassee is a nice area. That's where the Greater Atlanta
British Motorcycle Club holds their rally every year.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,215
Posted By CPORet
If you can get to either Nashville or Atlanta,...

If you can get to either Nashville or Atlanta, check out REI's Smartwool socks. That's
all I wear, and they're comfortable even when temps hit the high 90's.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By CPORet
I've used the Powerlet charger on my iPhone 4 for...

I've used the Powerlet charger on my iPhone 4 for almost 2 years without any problems.
Since I upgraded to the 5s I had to get a new Powerlet charger. Haven't had any kind
of charging problem...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,641
Posted By CPORet
Supposedly with the last major update, they added...

Supposedly with the last major update, they added the ability for the B4 to communicate
with other systems i.e. Cardo, Sena, via the "universal intercom". Just curious - has
anyone tried that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,352
Posted By CPORet
I only wish there was a bike night around here....

I only wish there was a bike night around here....
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By CPORet
You might take a look at these guys: ...

You might take a look at these guys:

vipcarcovers.com

I bought one theirs for my Tiger. Fits great with the top case, but I haven't tried it with
the side cases on. Might fit, might not, but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 408,349
Posted By CPORet
http://i754.photobucket.com/albums/xx186/MattAltie...

http://i754.photobucket.com/albums/xx186/MattAltieri/Matts%20Bike%20pictures/OneontaNY_zps573ef028.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By CPORet
Try: www.pashnit.com (http://www.pashnit.com). ...

Try: www.pashnit.com (http://www.pashnit.com). I've ordered Powerlet stuff from them before and had it within a week.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By CPORet
One other option you could try is Parallels for...

One other option you could try is Parallels for Mac. I used to use it. You can run a Windows VM at the same time,
without having to reboot the Mac. I bet now if you looked around, you could find...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By CPORet
Same deal with my Nolan N-Com system. I ended up...

Same deal with my Nolan N-Com system. I ended up buying a used Dell laptop w/XP
off of Ebay just for this purpose.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,907
Posted By CPORet
I'm thinking about picking up a pair of the...

I'm thinking about picking up a pair of the NoNoise brand plugs, but in the meantime
I use Radians brand Resistor 32 foam plugs. You can get a 25 pair bottle of them
from Gander Mountain for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By CPORet
This was the 1st one I was able to make to, and...

This was the 1st one I was able to make to, and ended up getting there a bit late.
Still, there were a lot of nice bikes there. Here's the link to the pictures I took:
...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By CPORet
I got the Big Agnes Buffalo Park 40 via...

I got the Big Agnes Buffalo Park 40 via Promotive.com, so I couldn't try it out but they advertised it
as being wider. I tend to move around quite a bit at night, so this seemed like it might fit...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,769
Posted By CPORet
Teh386, Not really a question, but have you...

Teh386,

Not really a question, but have you seen this: http://www.centrcam.com/

Price looks fairly reasonable (GoPro Hero range), and could produce some
interesting video mounted either on the...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By CPORet
I really miss Motorcycles of Charlotte.

I really miss Motorcycles of Charlotte.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,841
Posted By CPORet
If I had to make a guess, I'd say your problem...

If I had to make a guess, I'd say your problem was related to the lock. Never did trust
the locks that came with it, they just looked flimsy. If you stick with the Motech Pelican
mounting system,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 214,131
Posted By CPORet
Looks like Dr. Seuss just yakked up Green Eggs...

Looks like Dr. Seuss just yakked up Green Eggs and Ham all over it.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,841
Posted By CPORet
Sucks to hear you had problems. I've had this...

Sucks to hear you had problems. I've had this system mounted on my Tiger for
the last 25,000 miles. Other than the mount being slightly tweaked to where it's
tough to line up & get it locked in,...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,627
Posted By CPORet
Airhawk 2 - $170.00

Airhawk 2 - $170.00
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