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Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
Shutoff sounds like a power setting (possibly...

Shutoff sounds like a power setting (possibly both IPad setting and/or app setting)

Take a look at Path Away, pretty good for a free app.

With off-road tracks...thats where I believe someone,...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
Like almost all LCD displays in direct...

Like almost all LCD displays in direct sunlight...the viewing was not optimal (especially with sunglasses/tinted visors etc) although I found when it was set almost vertical the "glare"was kept to a...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
Talking With a little bit of "moisture" on my roadmaster...

With a little bit of "moisture" on my roadmaster gloves the screen would work well. (Meaning licking the fingertip of my glove) I met a guy on the road in CO this trip that claimed his gloves were...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
So for the road... Navigon by Garmin is a great...

So for the road... Navigon by Garmin is a great program, similar to Motion X. (Although I cannot find where you can download maps to the Motion X program, similar to Navigon that way) PathAway has a...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
No problems overheating with the IPad Mini. It...

No problems overheating with the IPad Mini. It was exposed to significant heat daily while on the charge cord with no trouble. (Example - On the way back from CO going from Clarendon TX to Houston in...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 72,380
Posted By pyplinr
CG $69, can't get much cheap cheaper than that

http://www.cyclegear.com/CycleGear/Off-Road/Motocross-Helmets/Dual-Sport/brand/BILT/Explorer-Discovery-Adventure-Helmet/p/43193_59409_199
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 72,380
Posted By pyplinr
Leaky

It leaks, not to be smart but it is a $100 helmet. Noisy, air leaks, water leaks, cheap construction. That being said it is what I currently use because no one else makes a helmet with the same...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 72,380
Posted By pyplinr
Wicked Bilt DS Helmet

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,094
Views: 3,757,341
Posted By pyplinr
Storm front and Super Ten

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11,094
Views: 3,757,341
Posted By pyplinr
Napping next to the S10

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11,094
Views: 3,757,341
Posted By pyplinr
Not my Ducati, but saw it on a recent CO trip in Aspen. Wow

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 554,048
Posted By pyplinr
Campin in CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,214
Views: 1,055,251
Posted By pyplinr
Eek Abandoned Mineshaft near Weston Pass, CO

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 555,366
Posted By pyplinr
Beautiful CO

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Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 920
Posted By pyplinr
Jesse Luggage for Super Tenere

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Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,798
Posted By pyplinr
IPad Mini used for Navigation, etc...

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I mounted this for a recent 3k mile trip from Houston up to the mountains of CO. I was...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-18-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,789
Posted By pyplinr
Recent CO trip with Hightechcoonass

Fun stuff with nothing too crazy like Black Bear Pass. We crossed and followed the COBDR for a while and saw lots of beautiful country. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27,748
Views: 5,505,956
Posted By pyplinr
S10 Tires n stuff

Im headed to CO/UT from Houston on July with a new set of Mitas E07s mounted, will let you know how they do.

Did a similar trip in 2012 and completely wore out my Karoo 2s in 3000 miles.:eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,101
Posted By pyplinr
6'2" 2012 Super Tenere fits just fine. Had a...

6'2" 2012 Super Tenere fits just fine.

Had a 2008 KLR that was a nice fit as well:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By pyplinr
Thumb Wolfman Hard Case Mounts

The Wolfman mounts are solid, more so than the quick disconnect SW Motech mounts; mine included a cross bar that firms things up even more. Good stuff:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By pyplinr
Thumb Pelican 1430s on the Super Tenere

After two sets of racks and cases, the third time is a charm...

I started with OEM, then Trax and ended with the Pelicans on Wolfman mounts. Although they are only 15 litres of storage apiece but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By pyplinr
Question Pelican 1430s on a S10?

Curious, I've been trying to decide which way to go for side storage on my S10. Does anyone have a pic of their S10 with 1430s mounted on the side?

I started off with OEM cases (they are now for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,849
Posted By pyplinr
Question Looks good.... Just a question, do your SW...

Looks good....

Just a question, do your SW Motech mounts "toe-out" as installed on your Strom?

I have a Super Ten and put the SW Motech mounts on it and phew... I had to take them back off.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 2,201,345
Posted By pyplinr
Cool2 Beautiful Utah!!!

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 2,201,345
Posted By pyplinr
Not a bad cooler

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 2,201,345
Posted By pyplinr
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Mincu-505K0/T7x...

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By pyplinr
So I'm not a motorcycle mechanic, but used to...

So I'm not a motorcycle mechanic, but used to turn wrenches on heavy trucks.. :evil

A good start would be to pull the spark plug and pour in some marvel mystery oil (or WD40/Liquid Wrench/etc.)...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
Cases

So I'm undecided...:hmmmmm

I bought a set of Trax Evo cases with SW Motech mounts and I dont like the way the mounts align with the bike or the overall width of the bike now (they V out like a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
The latest

Good news :D

Quote below from Yamaha QA, they will replace the broken case... Good on Yamaha USA


Quote from email----

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,527
Posted By pyplinr
Problem? w/Super Tenere w/ SW MoTech Trax Evo Panniers

Has anyone else had "alignment" problems with this setup (2012 Yamaha Super Tenere with SW MoTech Panniers with "quick disconnects")

The front end of my "left/exhaust" side case sits away from the...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 748,660
Posted By pyplinr
Pelican Storm IM2200 Top Case for Super Tenere

Ok, so the case itself wasnt home made, but all the mounting came from Lowes.

I bought a Pelican Storm IM2200 case and installed lid stays then went and bought some bolts, T-bar nuts and washers...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
Question Request from Yamaha

The local dealer parts manager called today letting me know that someone from Yamaha quality control requested pics of the damaged pannier, I sent him an email with the pic links... Stay tuned
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
No, around 20 lbs. like recommended.. I'm...

No, around 20 lbs. like recommended..

I'm not a world crosser either; this could have happened on the street as well, just imagine a big pothole in the middle of the street. I think it could...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
Laugh Ha... So you think since the S10 was marketed as...

Ha... So you think since the S10 was marketed as an adventure bike, it shouldn't have to perform offroad?

Regardless of hype and marketing, a $500 OEM pannier shouldn't break in half and fall off...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-08-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
So I hear what you're saying about any plastic...

So I hear what you're saying about any plastic boxes in general...

But for the 12+ months I waited for the pre-ordered bike to show up in the US I was bombarded by Yamaha with printed material,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
Yeah, me too. I think the parts manager at the...

Yeah, me too. I think the parts manager at the local dealer will be of some help, keeping my fingers crossed.:nod
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,110,150
Posted By pyplinr
Talking Goosenecks State Park in Utah

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,471
Posted By pyplinr
Thumbs down Durability of OEM Yamaha Super Tenere Side Panniers

So I would like to start off on a positive, the Yamaha OEM side panniers for the Super Tenere 1200 do look great and the S10 looks great with the panniers off (the mounting hardware left on the S10...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 201,924
Posted By pyplinr
San Anton ADVer here...

I am new to SATX, and I go on a yearly ride with friends from S Louisiana but would like to find some riding friends in the San Antonio area..:D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-02-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By pyplinr
Privyet..

FF, I would offer the garage if I weren't away working for the week...

No surprise, the HD dealers in San Antonio are a little uppity; I had a similar situation.

How did you end up in South...
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