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Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By bojohnson
I checked their web site and started to buy one. ...

I checked their web site and started to buy one. This may be a dumb question but, when it asks about the catalytic converter, how to I answer? I have a 2006 RT with a Staintune exhaust. As far as...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 40,398
Posted By bojohnson
Interestingly enough, I got an email this morning...

Interestingly enough, I got an email this morning notifying me of a new, battery operated CPAP that is really small.

http://www.thecpapshop.com/the-z1-cpap-system
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By bojohnson
It's a stereo ground loop isolator audio cable. ...

It's a stereo ground loop isolator audio cable. You need that when the Autocom and the music source are both powered from the bike's battery.
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,206
Posted By bojohnson
You might check out the Asus line of EEE...

You might check out the Asus line of EEE computers. I brought the 900 with me on a Nova Scotia trip this summer and it worked great. I used it for email, web, photos and to post a blog. Didn't try...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,000
Posted By bojohnson
I have a eee 900 that I took on a bike trip from...

I have a eee 900 that I took on a bike trip from Nashville to Nova Scotia. It performed very well. It's light, doesn't take up much room and, since it doesn't have a hard drive, I didn't have to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2007, 05:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,636
Posted By bojohnson
Just spent a week in Oregon and Washington riding...

Just spent a week in Oregon and Washington riding a rental Wee. As a former DL1000 owner, I didn't know whether I would like the smaller motor or not. It was a great bike. It was comfortable to...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By bojohnson
No topic is too bold for this group. I had a...

No topic is too bold for this group. I had a similar problem just last week while touring in Oregon. Turned out that the fabric covering the padding in my helmet was fraying slightly and a few...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,725
Posted By bojohnson
Bought it from Suzuki/Yamaha of Manchester...

Bought it from Suzuki/Yamaha of Manchester (Tennessee). They had an ad in cycletrader.com.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,725
Posted By bojohnson
ABS model for $7995 plus tax (which in Tennessee...

ABS model for $7995 plus tax (which in Tennessee is fairly high) and registration.
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,186
Posted By bojohnson
I used power pole products on a bike for a couple...

I used power pole products on a bike for a couple of years. They make good stuff. Easy to work with and great for things that you might take on and off the bike frequently. Their fuse box (cannot...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By bojohnson
Norsman, thanks. I ended up buying it at...

Norsman, thanks. I ended up buying it at gpscity.com for 9.95 plus shipping.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By bojohnson
Where can I buy the locking RAM mount?

Where can I buy the locking RAM mount?
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2006, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By bojohnson
The BMW GPS system is, IMHO, not really worth...

The BMW GPS system is, IMHO, not really worth $1400. You can buy a better GPS for less money.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By bojohnson
I've used Kenwoods and have generally been happy....

I've used Kenwoods and have generally been happy. The 3100 series military-spec radios are a bit expensive and have been finicky. They make a smaller one, the LH-14 that I bought on ebay for around...
Forum: Face plant 06-13-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,098
Posted By bojohnson
A fellow motorcycle rider was almost killed...

A fellow motorcycle rider was almost killed because a cage driver wasn't paying attention. Whether or not Roethlisberger was wearing a helmet is totally beside the point. Rather than criticize him,...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,663
Posted By bojohnson
How are the Triumph Chevron suits sized? I wear...

How are the Triumph Chevron suits sized? I wear a large riding jacket and am 5'11" and 175 lbs. Does anyone have any suggestions about what size I should order?
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By bojohnson
I've got an '01 that I've had no problems with. ...

I've got an '01 that I've had no problems with. I'm not mechanically inclined at all but was able to take care of the electronics issue in about 30 minutes. That entailed replacing the OEM...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2006, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By bojohnson
Not cheap but it looks like what you need. ...

Not cheap but it looks like what you need.

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11066573&whse=BC&topnav=&browse=
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2006, 09:44 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 23,953
Posted By bojohnson
This has been a great thread. It always amaze me...

This has been a great thread. It always amaze me how people (myself very included) can be so passionate about so many things. It also amazes me how some people take such great pleasure in raining...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2005, 05:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,469
Posted By bojohnson
Ram Electronics sells audio mini-plug bulkhead...

Ram Electronics sells audio mini-plug bulkhead connector jacks that work well. I've got them mounted on my vStrom, allowing me to plug my earhones directly into the bike. They come in chrome and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 105,833
Posted By bojohnson
When I was 12 a kid down the street got a Sears...

When I was 12 a kid down the street got a Sears Moped. While my friends and I were riding solo on a bicycle, he was tooling around town with girls on the back. I begged my father for a moped. He...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2005, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,693
Posted By bojohnson
My dealer in Nashville recently used a Teka (?)...

My dealer in Nashville recently used a Teka (?) box on my 2004 DL1000. It worked wonders. The farting (bike's, not mine) and struggling at low RPMs is gone. Hopefully it will stay that way. If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-23-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,745
Posted By bojohnson
In appealing to your rational side I suggest you...

In appealing to your rational side I suggest you get a vStrom. It 's a great value, is low maintenance, has a great engine and tranny, tours well, does the twisties well and is an all around great...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2005, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,985
Posted By bojohnson
I added miniplug audio jacks to my bike so that I...

I added miniplug audio jacks to my bike so that I wouldn't have wires dangling everywhere. The panel mounted jack mentioned in an earlier post looks good but requires soldering, etc. I used...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-08-2005, 07:35 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,196
Posted By bojohnson
My 2004 DL1000 has been a great bike. It feels...

My 2004 DL1000 has been a great bike. It feels light compared to the BMW I traded for it. I use it as a highway bike so I don't know about off-road use. So far I have had no mechanical problems. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,066
Posted By bojohnson
I just ordered shortened Sirius antenna from...

I just ordered shortened Sirius antenna from www.dallasmotorcycles.com
They also have XM antennas. I cannot vouch for the workmanship because I haven't received it yet. It should be here tomorrow.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By bojohnson
I mounted the Starmate on my DL1000. I placed a...

I mounted the Starmate on my DL1000. I placed a U-bolt Ram mount on the very center of the bars. Then I attached a mid-length RAM arm. I used 3M Dual Lock to attach the Starmate to a RAM standard...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2005, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,125
Posted By bojohnson
A fellow named Sean Daly has a site...

A fellow named Sean Daly has a site (http://www.accessoryworkshop.com/) that sells a combined audio/power connector that looks pretty good. Sean also does electrical work on bikes. I had him...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,382
Posted By bojohnson
A guy I know only as Gary A. lives in Canada and...

A guy I know only as Gary A. lives in Canada and makes great amps. He custom made me one that is 12 volt and easily powered by the bike. It has a wired volume control knob that can be attached up...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2004, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By bojohnson
I really appreciate the responses. Dave Bell is...

I really appreciate the responses. Dave Bell is right. I usually do the same thing and half-ass my purchases. At this point I'm leaning toward a VFR with ABS. But like others have mentioned, you...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2004, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By bojohnson
New Bike Advice

I currently ride a 2000 BMW r1100r. It's my first bike so I don't have a lot to compare it to. New bike lust has gripped me and I looking for a little advice. I do little in-town riding,...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2004, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By bojohnson
My Sirius unit's automobile cradle has both FM...

My Sirius unit's automobile cradle has both FM broadcast and mini-plug outs. You can plug in earphones or connect it to an autocom. The volume control is difficult and requires punching a bunch of...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2004, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By bojohnson
I also have the Audiovox unit. It's hooked up to...

I also have the Audiovox unit. It's hooked up to an autocom and works very well. The unit is mounted on the handlebar side of my tankbag with a RAM mount. From what I can tell, both XM and Sirius...
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