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Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,469
Posted By JRose
I'm not stuck on the pinlock system, it's just...

I'm not stuck on the pinlock system, it's just the only thing I've seen. All I know is that last ride was a constant lifting of the visor getting pelted in the face with rain, just so I can see....
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By JRose
Nike Pro-Combat base layer, SmartWool on top of...

Nike Pro-Combat base layer, SmartWool on top of that. Been riding down to the upper 20's with no need for more, except on the hands.
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,469
Posted By JRose
Revzilla video answered all my questions less the...

Revzilla video answered all my questions less the proprietary goggles. I'm sure they are, but I don't see how much replacements would be
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,469
Posted By JRose
Watching this as well. Just looked at it this...

Watching this as well. Just looked at it this morning on Revzilla. I'm about to buy a new lid, and so far the Arai XD4 is at the top of my list, but I'm turned off by the having to buy a pinlock...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By JRose
Did you try the maps from gpsfiledepot.com? I've...

Did you try the maps from gpsfiledepot.com? I've tried unsuccessfully to load them, but a friend of mine who is more computer savvy than I has used them on his Garmin 60, and is going to help me...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
It was in a local Walmart. I always check the...

It was in a local Walmart. I always check the ammo cabinet when I go, just to see what might be available, and saw it stuffed in the case in a taped up box. Had a sticker on it for $499.99, marked...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
I found the right cord on gps city. Ordered it,...

I found the right cord on gps city. Ordered it, cradel, and ram ball.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=31002...

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=310029931103&alt=web

Is this the correct cord?

I'm still learning about these routes, tracks, waypoints, etc. so I'm thinking possibly the 60 will...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
Settles it. I'll rock the 60. Appreciate all the...

Settles it. I'll rock the 60. Appreciate all the helpful info!!

Any other tips are appreciated as well.

As far as maps go, a friend of mine told me he can load it up with topo and street maps...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-06-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
Maybe I can make the 60 work then... Really, the...

Maybe I can make the 60 work then... Really, the only feature I really miss on the Oregon is the screen that had the odometer in large print. I found it useful when following roll charts.

As far...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By JRose
Garmin 60CSX Good Enough Replacement for a Oregon 650?

Long story, but I just bought a brand spanking new Oregon 650, used it once, and haven't even had a chance to really figure it out before I loaned it to a friend, and it never came back.

I found...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,266
Posted By JRose
This. Water crossings make me nervous as...

This.

Water crossings make me nervous as shit.

On one that I crossed, the water was moving so fast that a buddy and I a most walked each others bikes across one at a time, on either side. Just...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-01-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By JRose
Good point. I suppose it's just wishful thinking....

Good point. I suppose it's just wishful thinking. Ha
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By JRose
I assume it's a tubeless, but I can't see why...

I assume it's a tubeless, but I can't see why you couldn't put the tube in the carcass first and do it might try it next time. I'd much rather carry zip ties than tire irons on the trail. Ha
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By JRose
Then there is this..... Motorcycle tire...

Then there is this.....


Motorcycle tire mount using the zip tie method. N: http://youtu.be/tI01yB8clSM
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By JRose
Yeah

Yeah
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By JRose
I'm running a 130/80-17 MT21 on the rear with no...

I'm running a 130/80-17 MT21 on the rear with no issues. Works fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,614
Posted By JRose
130/90-17 Got about 1000 miles on it so far,...

130/90-17

Got about 1000 miles on it so far, seems to be just fine.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By JRose
I'm in the market for a more comfortable seat...

I'm in the market for a more comfortable seat solution right now. I'm looking at overlay seat options as well as custom seats.

My only bugaboo is that I ditched a comfort seat for a low seat. If...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By JRose
Oh yeah, and post pics of that sweet ride!

Oh yeah, and post pics of that sweet ride!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By JRose
It happens. Invest in crash bars. They're worth...

It happens. Invest in crash bars. They're worth it.... it's a 600# bike, you will occasionally drop it.

This was my first trip out on my brand new 800 in MS. The dirt roads would just turn to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By JRose
That is dooable.... thanks for clearing that up. ...

That is dooable.... thanks for clearing that up.

I'll have to talk to him first. I need to make sure a custom seat won't raise the seat height. Whole reason I'm dealing with an uncomfortable seat...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By JRose
Local sign shops, ebay.

Local sign shops, ebay.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,132
Posted By JRose
Ok, so it wasn't just me then... I didn't see how...

Ok, so it wasn't just me then... I didn't see how to do transitions. Kind of surprising that software would lack such a key feature.

I figured out how to trim the videos, but was combining the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,520
Posted By JRose
He's in the Boxer forum, enjoying his new ride. :D

He's in the Boxer forum, enjoying his new ride. :D
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,132
Posted By JRose
Movie Maker wouldn't import MP4, and GoPro...

Movie Maker wouldn't import MP4, and GoPro software wouldn't jive with Sony data either.

I'll admit that I'm NOT the computer savy type, and that I'm sure they can be made to work, I just can't...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,132
Posted By JRose
I have a AS30 Action Cam. So far I really like...

I have a AS30 Action Cam. So far I really like it, but my issues come in the editing.

I have tons of footage from the past two rides sitting on an SD card, and can't figure out how to get the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By JRose
I've been 'rastlin rear wheels for far too long....

I've been 'rastlin rear wheels for far too long. I've always just used 3 spoons and brute force.

Never used a bead buddy, I'll have to check that out.

Another good tip was in the second part...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By JRose
Tire Change Trick/Tip

After wrestling with trying to break the bead on my rear tire yesterday, I started hunting on the glorious interweb for a better way.

While I have tricks in a shop setting, at work using...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By JRose
So you're saying, it's more bang for the buck?

So you're saying, it's more bang for the buck?
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 928
Posted By JRose
I don't have the wrist remote yet. Is anyone else...

I don't have the wrist remote yet. Is anyone else having an issue with it randomly stopping filming when using the WiFi app on the phone?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-22-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,670
Posted By JRose
I run Varios around town. On off road trips I...

I run Varios around town. On off road trips I wouldn't dare take them, and expect them to take an even remotely hard fall.

I run the top box though, and so far it's held up surprisingly well, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By JRose
I wouldn't get too caught up on it. I'm running a...

I wouldn't get too caught up on it. I'm running a 130/80 on the stock 4.25" rim.

I'll be running a 3.5" on my conversion, come time. Won't have any fears running 130's on it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,520
Posted By JRose
I've found that when the heart wants something,...

I've found that when the heart wants something, it's gonna justify it.

I want a 1200 GSA bad, but I consider it a road bike that can do a little something. The 800 is on the fringe of that same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,520
Posted By JRose
I suppose I'll be the lone voice of dissent.... ...

I suppose I'll be the lone voice of dissent....


Sell 'em.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By JRose
Is the tool a necessity, or just a convenience? ...

Is the tool a necessity, or just a convenience? In my wrenching days, I always just used an Airlift tool that pressurized the system by pulling a vacuum. This made the purging of any bubbles a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By JRose
My next wrap I'm thinking of doing a camouflage...

My next wrap I'm thinking of doing a camouflage pattern using topo maps. I'll have to have it printed, but it'll look pretty cool
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,199
Posted By JRose
Those were the two I chose from. I am a huge...

Those were the two I chose from. I am a huge Wolfman fanboy, so it was hard to stray, but I like the low profile of the Diablo. So far, no regrets.

On a side note, I don't know about the Wolfman,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By JRose
I dig the blue

I dig the blue
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By JRose
That looks good. Don't sweat the seam, every...

That looks good. Don't sweat the seam, every wrapped vehicle you see is seamed.
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