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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,122
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Hey man, sorry to hear your wife cheated on you...

Hey man, sorry to hear your wife cheated on you and ran off with another guy, sorry for your loss. Since you knew her fairly well, I was wondering whether you could tell me what her favorite flowers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,514
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Similar situation here. Rode a lot, my wife rode,...

Similar situation here. Rode a lot, my wife rode, too. Our daughter is 20 months old, and our second girl is arriving within the next few days. Priorities change, you see things with a different...
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 115,710
Posted By SV_Dwayne
How's the glare compared to a stock bulb and an...

How's the glare compared to a stock bulb and an HID bulb when looking at the headlight (oncoming traffic's view)? That's the main reason I yanked the HID setup out of the v-strom and retrofitted...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 93,704
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I believe twinrider's argument that they're much...

I believe twinrider's argument that they're much brighter than you would think a pair of 6W lights could be. I have a Philips SafeRide 80 bike (as in bicycle) light that I was commuting with. Has 2x3...
Forum: Vendors 11-20-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Or do it right and install a proper bi-xenon HID...

Or do it right and install a proper bi-xenon HID projector instead, theretrofitsource sells them. That would be a great pairing with the LEDs you have now.
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By SV_Dwayne
If it was $120 and had "Touratech" written on it,...

If it was $120 and had "Touratech" written on it, you'd be on it like a chihuahua on a pork chop, right? :lol3

I don't have a bike that would use it, but I enjoy well-made tools that save time and...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,989
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I do the exact same thing. Dark smoke visor is...

I do the exact same thing. Dark smoke visor is pinlock ready, but I don't have one installed. Clear visor has a pinlock insert installed. If I'm using the dark visor, weather is good enough to not...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,060
Views: 132,068
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I don't think it's a competing product, heck, he...

I don't think it's a competing product, heck, he only made one set for himself, he's not a vendor. If anything, it's a complimenting product that could sell more lights, not take away sales. The...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I retrofitted HIDs with projectors in my strom....

I retrofitted HIDs with projectors in my strom. 4300K sounds low when you see that that's the low end of the HID color temps, but it's the perfect temp, a very bright white, none of that annoying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31,092
Views: 7,528,085
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Most tow ropes are wound the same direction, and...

Most tow ropes are wound the same direction, and will unwind the opposite direction when stressed (i.e. towing), so the thread on the towing eye is opposite the direction of that again. That way the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31,092
Views: 7,528,085
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Ok, this made me laugh. A line of sportbikes, and...

Ok, this made me laugh. A line of sportbikes, and it's the guy on the v-strom doing a wheelie. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,378
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Contour goes out of business without an...

Contour goes out of business without an explanation the same day Garmin introduces their own line of robust video cameras. The Garmin units have the same basic design as the Contour cameras,...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
It would need to be a reflector design with the...

It would need to be a reflector design with the LED shining into the reflector, not straight out towards the front. A visor/shutter over the top half of one of lights being sold now makes very little...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Hey John, Do you know of a fix or things to...

Hey John,

Do you know of a fix or things to check when using an HID kit? I'm using a VVME kit with slim ballasts, and have been trying to figure out why the AdMore kit in my Givi 52 is acting...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,951
Posted By SV_Dwayne
All I've done with my brakes is upgraded the pads...

All I've done with my brakes is upgraded the pads once the stock ones wore out. I've never used more than two fingers to brake, I could lock up the front wheel if I wanted to. Must be all that...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By SV_Dwayne
A stiffer spring on the rear shock and stiffer...

A stiffer spring on the rear shock and stiffer springs in the forks won't break the bank, and make the ride and handling much more comfortable for both of you.
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I don't think HID ballasts are dimmable, they're...

I don't think HID ballasts are dimmable, they're either on or off.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 158,706
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I also have the folding HF trailer, and used 3/4"...

I also have the folding HF trailer, and used 3/4" decking. Mine folds fine though, the key to that is to countersink the bolts into the deck, otherwise they hit each other where the deck folds...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Wouldn't it work better to flip the mount around,...

Wouldn't it work better to flip the mount around, so the center of gravity of the body of the light is directly over the mount rather than in front? It would have less leverage on the pivot screw...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 159,440
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Did you try clicking on the big size 18 font "Buy...

Did you try clicking on the big size 18 font "Buy the Bullet" link, right after the part where it says, "These are not yet listed on our website, but will go “live” soon. This super secret link will...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Jimmy Mounts from Denver BMW maybe? ...

Jimmy Mounts from Denver BMW maybe?

http://www.bmwofdenver.com/eshopprod_cat_3428-37464_product_470192.Jimmy_Mounts_K1200GT_Light_M.htm
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,511
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Are these the latest versions with improvements...

Are these the latest versions with improvements made from the original AB? Like the split in the refill retaining ring to allow is to close properly? If these are new and not old versions, I'll take...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Thanks for clarifying! I'm very happy with the M1...

Thanks for clarifying! I'm very happy with the M1 so far, works great for the 6am commute. I'll have to get some nice shots when I have time and write a short review. I'm looking forward to upgrading...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
If I read the new KTM offering correctly, it has...

If I read the new KTM offering correctly, it has a high beam bypass option, right? In the pictures it also looks like you're using your ST dimmer... but on the ST dimmer webpage, I don't see anything...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,457
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I'm running a VVME setup on my V-Strom. I also...

I'm running a VVME setup on my V-Strom. I also added a delay relay so the lights come on 25 seconds after the bike is started, that way they don't go through the power cycle when I hit the starter.
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,750
Posted By SV_Dwayne
He probably had it saved in C:\Users\pluric\My...

He probably had it saved in C:\Users\pluric\My Documents\porn\
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,538
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I'm a bicycle nut, looking for nice welds goes...

I'm a bicycle nut, looking for nice welds goes along with the territory (for me anyway)... that weld right there is a thing of beauty, very nice! :clap
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Just put in an order for an M1 bike light,...

Just put in an order for an M1 bike light, looking forward to using it on my 17 mile commute to downtown Atlanta. In the future I'll get some upgraded lights for the V-Strom, just waiting to see if...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Hey Sanjoh - when mounting the M1 bike light on...

Hey Sanjoh - when mounting the M1 bike light on handlebars, is there a strap or a bag included to mount the battery pack to the top tube or stem on the bike?

Thanks,
Dwayne
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,422
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I tried a medium Qwest on in a shop, and the...

I tried a medium Qwest on in a shop, and the medium Neotec I got through the group buy fits/feels almost exactly the same.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,383
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I made my own light bar to mount two driving...

I made my own light bar to mount two driving lights (halogen), and have been thinking of upgrading to or just adding LED lights, so this really caught my interest. The 6" and 12" versions look like...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By SV_Dwayne
How tall is she?

How tall is she?
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I hope you're deducting a dollar from his...

I hope you're deducting a dollar from his allowance/college fund every time he puts a foot down. :wink:
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 70,726
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Just ordered three pair. I just finished up the...

Just ordered three pair. I just finished up the 100 pack of cheapy plugs I picked up at Home Depot a couple years ago, and I'd like something a little... well... less disposable. Looking forward to...
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,911
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I received my Neotec yesterday, played with it...

I received my Neotec yesterday, played with it for a while. Didn't get to use it today, but definitely tomorrow. It fits very well, build quality is great, the sun shield is very well designed (comes...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,606
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I bought a 15' roll of white, and a 15' roll of...

I bought a 15' roll of white, and a 15' roll of red of this stuff:
http://www.identi-tape.com/hi-intensity2.htm

I've put it on a few things in the past year, the vstrom, a trailer, my road bikes...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 887,321
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I've been thinking of picking up a set of the...

I've been thinking of picking up a set of the model 60s to mount on a light bar on my V-Strom, along with a dimmer with high-beam bypass. One concern I have though is that since there's no cut-off,...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,911
Posted By SV_Dwayne
Thank you for organizing this! I called Jeff on...

Thank you for organizing this! I called Jeff on Saturday and bought the last medium Anthracite in stock, I should have it on Monday! I've been helmet hunting for a while now to replace my very, very...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 159,440
Posted By SV_Dwayne
I would demand a refund! The lights didn't add a...

I would demand a refund! The lights didn't add a single lumen to your low beam! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,573
Views: 1,117,829
Posted By SV_Dwayne
A Yamaha Venture, wife and I sat on one, and I...

A Yamaha Venture, wife and I sat on one, and I could totally see doing long distance trips on it, super comfortable mile-eater.

I wanted a R1200RT, test rode one, super comfortable two up, but...
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