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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-20-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,680
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for...

Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for numerous on road trips. It has it's limitations but I still love it for it's flexibility and simplicity.
o Switch google maps to 'classic' version -...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 814
Posted By seevtsaab
Ttiuwop

Ttiuwop
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 62,533
Posted By seevtsaab
What's up with the MOTUS logo?

What's up with the MOTUS logo?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,680
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive...

I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive iPhone4s on a 450 mi custom track using motionX (preloaded the maps) and it was so nice to be free of the annoying messages I used to get when this was...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,171
Posted By seevtsaab
Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there. ...

Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there.

When was the last time someone told you "nice looking bike"?
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,561
Posted By seevtsaab
+1 Complete with a little curtain I put up...

+1

Complete with a little curtain I put up across my 'door'. I get the occasional comment, but, I get to ride the moto every work day (exception is salt season).
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,443
Posted By seevtsaab
Some things work for some folks some of the time....

Some things work for some folks some of the time. Obviously
this isn't something that works for you, ever, so why worry?

Liners are fairly practical for showery and cool weather. Cold or rain...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By seevtsaab
There's a little shroud just forward of the...

There's a little shroud just forward of the ignition, pop it off and you'll have access to a couple of hex heads. This came from another inmate, I'm playing it forward.


shroud in place:
...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By seevtsaab
Nice looking kit but for your location I'd...

Nice looking kit but for your location I'd consider something similar but maybe
a liner included for cool / damp and add a raincoat for cold / rain.

I've got a Vanson perfed (body, no perf on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,680
Posted By seevtsaab
Well .... I didn't use google earth....but you...

Well .... I didn't use google earth....but you are correct it is a 'new' (improved?)
google maps 'issue'.
I clicked the '?' in the lower right of google maps to use classic maps.
GMapToGPX still...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,680
Posted By seevtsaab
I've been using motionX for a couple years now,...

I've been using motionX for a couple years now, works great.
I've been able to create custom routes via google maps, convert by various means to GPX and import to motionX, easy. Until now.

I'm...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,848
Posted By seevtsaab
My current lust is for either BMW Santiago's...

My current lust is for either BMW Santiago's (turns out I'm rough on the toes of my boots) or Combat Tour Lites, sounds like they might actually have enough protection for the street.
My Dianese TRQ...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By seevtsaab
I'm about 4 years into my Transitions shield on...

I'm about 4 years into my Transitions shield on my Akuma Phantom, and
that shield is the reason a Bell Star or RS-1 orsimilar will be my next helmet.
It does have a couple nicks and scratches by...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By seevtsaab
I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots,...

I've got the TRQ Tour which are great boots, except over two years I've abused the toe area a bit.

for the price of those you list I'd give these...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done...

I don't have a diagram handy, but what I've done is discard the case, jumper the switch 'closed', then wire the battery connections - '-' to gnd, '+' to bike's hi-beam. I'll seal the board in a baggy...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,417
Posted By seevtsaab
Well like many others I recommend what I ride in,...

Well like many others I recommend what I ride in, Rev-It Gear pants.
Particularly if you're not commuting in them, though I commute 3 seasons in VT without issue (i carry pants to work and change...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By seevtsaab
I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with...

I had the Frogg Togg overboots. I could deal with riding with them, but they are
way too big and heavy to carry all the time IMO. Not that much fun to walk around in. I gave those away and got some...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By seevtsaab
OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in...

OP tires look a little squared off, I'm in agreement that handling improves
dramatically with new rubber.
At times I've wondered if I suddenly suck at riding or is there something wrong with the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,994
Posted By seevtsaab
3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine...

3+ season commuter in Northern VT, rain and shine and cold. Once roads are clear of salt and generally until the salt hits again. Ducati Monster for a ride.

Helmet - Akuma Phantom (discontinued?)...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,140
Posted By seevtsaab
This seems like deja vu all over again! ...

This seems like deja vu all over again!

http://travelswithbarley.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Bug-at-the-Notch.jpg

Lovely little excursion. The Notch is just a few miles up the road. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,228
Posted By seevtsaab
Consider if you got a place to change at work?...

Consider if you got a place to change at work? I've it found pretty convenient to haul my britches around if I'll need em.
I like wearing proper fitted leather with armor rather than oversize to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,372
Posted By seevtsaab
I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on...

I would like to spend about 10 years sitting on that seat. That bike is begging to be ridden cross country, the long way.
Lose the emissions canister, and horse whip whoever stuck the weights on the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,372
Posted By seevtsaab
The point I was making, there is a slight...

The point I was making, there is a slight possibility a Duc will not explode or otherwise fall apart while riding down the road. Of course Ducati, like many low volume manufacturers, rolls a lemon...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,372
Posted By seevtsaab
Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges,...

Special tools for the 2V? Ummmmm, Feeler gauges, forceps?
It's a motorcycle, not a nuclear reactor.
I've ridden thousands of miles in the rain. Other than getting wet, it's no big deal.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,982
Posted By seevtsaab
H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8...

H-O-L-Y S-H-I-T man did that like take you 8 years to type or what??
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By seevtsaab
Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving...

Ouch, yeah that view wrecks it for me. Not loving the seat. I get that he
is showing off the rear fenda. Otherwise got some good things going on.

Practical is the filter I cannot help but view...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By seevtsaab
I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I...

I like that. I can't help but imagine any bike I see, can you carry groceries and how is it in the rain, or on a dirt road?
Usually these retro builds lack rear end coverage, this has it.
Radiators...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By seevtsaab
Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a...

Interesting, I used my 4S with and without a lifeproof case on the moto and
never had it shut down (no triple digit temps). Ram X-mount.
I've frequently run motionX.
It had shut down sitting in...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,114
Posted By seevtsaab
Any of the examples would do what you want. ...

Any of the examples would do what you want.
All FI except D afaik.
Plastic tank on C & E subject to expansion, shouldn't be a huge issue as long as the latch near the steering stem still functions...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,707
Posted By seevtsaab
Screw the styling, that looks fine enough,...

Screw the styling, that looks fine enough, especially as you have it mounted.
Nicely done.
But everybody's a hero at full output / high beam. Do you have a low beam setting? The light pattern for...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,908
Posted By seevtsaab
All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air,...

All of the modern V (L) twins, 2,3,4 valve, air, oil or water cooled.
2 years or 12K miles.
It's probably a little fiddly to get tension just right for the 4 valve but other than that is it's a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 293,213
Posted By seevtsaab
Wow!

Wow!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,082
Posted By seevtsaab
Hmm about the only problem I've ever had with...

Hmm about the only problem I've ever had with motionX is the idiotic message from the iPhone "Unable to access cellular network" like I really give a shit when I'm riding and following a track...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,611
Posted By seevtsaab
this. Spent a little more than $2 though. ...

this. Spent a little more than $2 though.

Jumpered the trigger and wired power to Hi beam. Coming home in the dark sometimes I find the garage door open and waiting!
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,196
Posted By seevtsaab
I can't imagine you'd go wrong with the 'Stitch....

I can't imagine you'd go wrong with the 'Stitch. But having never owned one I can't comment further.
I'll tell you what I wear, and how it works.
Bought a used Vanson MKII Cobra ofrom inmate,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By seevtsaab
Nice boots

Good luck and safe travels.
You're the first rider I've seen with those boots, I've got em, I like em. Waterproof till I wore the toes thru (bad habit) and they leaked till I sealed with Tenacious...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,714
Posted By seevtsaab
Interesting, my Craftsman failed the same way. My...

Interesting, my Craftsman failed the same way. My 3/8 Craftsman calibrated in PITA Inch-Pounds is still fine as in the 1/2" 0-150ft-lbs to replace from Autozone.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By seevtsaab
Installed my 3rd chain with...

Installed my 3rd chain with http://www.mikesxs.net/product/35-0006.html.
Worked OK but now I've got a broken pin (comes with two). I mistakenly bought
a clip master link, when pressing the plates...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 62,533
Posted By seevtsaab
That is intriguing. I have MotionX Drive, but not...

That is intriguing. I have MotionX Drive, but not Live Navigation (haven't pulled the trigger). I can not add stops to a route. Under settings, there is an option
'Optimize the order of Stops added...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By seevtsaab
Holy dead thread Batman! After about 5K...

Holy dead thread Batman!

After about 5K miles of my Airhawk R on my Ducati Monster, I can say the tears have stopped. I've done up to 550 ass-hurt free miles in a day, which is plenty for me and...
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