ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dddd
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By dddd
Side cases: Better center of gravity. ...

Side cases:

Better center of gravity.

Only one to replace if crash, less expensive.

Helps classifying/separating stuff (like tools, lube and dirty mechanic stuff one side, clothes and...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By dddd
you make it look 5 inches taller by not...

you make it look 5 inches taller by not assembling it in your picture.
be honest.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-06-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
I just picked up on another thread::clap for...

I just picked up on another thread::clap

for any bookmark or shared link
replace /maps? by /lochp?
example:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,694
Posted By dddd
great but we cannot share a link of the current...

great but we cannot share a link of the current setup!!!

bookmarks must be rewritten to use "/lochp" in place of /maps.
Forum: Americas 05-06-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By dddd
shift a butt cheek.

shift a butt cheek.
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By dddd
well of course, you are riding a pool table......

well of course, you are riding a pool table... zumo 660 is shock resistant and I killed 2 already on a mere ninja 650. The fact that a lot of people don't know better doesn't make it a suitable...
Forum: Canada 04-26-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By dddd
Hahahahahahaahahahaha! :jack How to kill a...

Hahahahahahaahahahaha!
:jack

How to kill a smartphone in a day with shocks & vibrations...

Besides, doesn't work with gloves.
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By dddd
fyi, unless you like fog, the ride starts after...

fyi, unless you like fog, the ride starts after 9-10 am.
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By dddd
Then go to BRP, by all means... Oceans: just...

Then go to BRP, by all means...

Oceans: just as same as any great lake. Basically water.

Cliffs & postal card picture: that`s part of the deception; first I don`t fly an helicopter there... On...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
Probably not. Free online tool? that is paid with...

Probably not. Free online tool? that is paid with tracking data of where you are or want to see...(or some other scheme we don't even realize)...? I mean, they want you to use it, including the phone...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By dddd
why would you go so far via exclusively boring...

why would you go so far via exclusively boring roads, to see s stretch of about 30 miles of road that is not even half of what you see on the blue ridge parkway...:huh

I fell for that just like...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
nope, they may share the map images and data, but...

nope, they may share the map images and data, but much much worse UI than yahoo.

I also tend to avoid bing stuff, but bing maps seems worth a try.
example route with vias:...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
hoho! I just visited yahoo.. yeah yahoo... ...

hoho! I just visited yahoo..
yeah yahoo...
Actually not too bad.
example:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-23-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
c'mon, this is useless. once you have from and...

c'mon, this is useless. once you have from and to, you cannot add/remove 3rd, 4th, etc. destinations.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,144
Posted By dddd
https://maps.google.com/maps?output=classic ...

https://maps.google.com/maps?output=classic

https://maps.google.com/maps?output=classic


To me, I just cannot believe they removed the entire rightclick context menu...
How the hell are we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,515
Posted By dddd
a) Earplugs are supposed to be decibell rated;...

a) Earplugs are supposed to be decibell rated; don't buy unrated and buy at least -33bD. It' so silent I can ear my few tinnitus while on the road.

b) as said earlier, install correctly inside the...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-18-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,283
Posted By dddd
99% of times: at the hotel, sometimes only every...

99% of times: at the hotel, sometimes only every 2-3 days.

0.9% of times, I switch to a spare battery.

0.1% of times, I plug into my heated gloves socket. I hacked a regular 12v socket adapter...
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,045
Posted By dddd
sorry but a) cops are just upholding the...

sorry but

a) cops are just upholding the law.

b) one is a certifiable idiot to go on a freeway with a 90cc; thanks for injecting money in our country with fines. We decided it is dangerous and...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By dddd
The "four corners" is actually a single location,...

The "four corners" is actually a single location, and everyone riding the four corners will be very disappointed, (and very hot in july)...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,052
Posted By dddd
heated gloves no doubt. * it heat your cold...

heated gloves no doubt.
* it heat your cold side of hand, at low amps, not the metal handlebar at high amps.
* plenty of crash protection on motorcycle models, don't listen to the BS others are...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By dddd
top case. you wont regret it.

top case. you wont regret it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,329
Posted By dddd
many sport bikes frame can't support that much...

many sport bikes frame can't support that much weight (counting gear, luggage and fat meat). made cheaper, lighter, less metal, mine is rated 350lbs. She should weigh 100lb...

it might be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,981
Posted By dddd
4 years on a bike night supersport = 10k miles......

4 years on a bike night supersport = 10k miles...
4 years on a goldwing = 100k miles
4 years beating a bmw f800gs = 20 years actually
they should have scaled that by miles, not years, and separate...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By dddd
you know, rubberized paint (rocker pannel guard,...

you know, rubberized paint (rocker pannel guard, maybe flexi dip if you want it removable) is sticking very well... if you don't mind the rugged look it gives... and you can have colored cases!
Forum: Canada 03-31-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By dddd
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/service/global/map-b...

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/service/global/map-blended-mntp/201501-201502.gif
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By dddd
'versatile' is definitely not the word that comes...

'versatile' is definitely not the word that comes to mind... to be versatile, you need at least more than one function.

afaik, grips usually have only 2 levels (med & high), wasted wattage heating...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By dddd
get heated gloves (heat the exposed side, pay a...

get heated gloves (heat the exposed side, pay a fraction of price, use on any bike). period.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,527
Posted By dddd
lower collision count from cars turning left in...

lower collision count from cars turning left in your face...
higher collision rate of cars turning "right in your face"...


why, so that you are less exposed while mounting? It means the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,527
Posted By dddd
The right mirror is crucially important. I don't...

The right mirror is crucially important. I don't care about the wrong mirror.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,216
Posted By dddd
you seem to have forgotten to spec the bike style...

you seem to have forgotten to spec the bike style but hinted it is to be an adv type.... so get F700gs

otherwise, ninja650r is 30" wide, can't beat agility and tours superbly (I've put 100'000...
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By dddd
If there was a factor for the direction, it would...

If there was a factor for the direction, it would be the weather.
go east if you have clear sky to follow and try ing to escape rain behind you.
go east if you have strong or cold wind to ride with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,880
Posted By dddd
https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=29.052681,110.4...

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=29.052681,110.483&daddr=29.057727,110.479079&hl=en&ll=29.057635,110.479194&spn=0.001599,0.002191&sll=29.057562,110.479406&sspn=0.003198,0.004383&geocode=Cf-s1q8bSSz5...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By dddd
Slick tires sure makes you think twice on some...

Slick tires sure makes you think twice on some inclines...
Low clearance definitely stopped me (ouch!)
Short suspension only kept my enthusiasm at a safe level...

But these challenges are all...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By dddd
unfortunately, you are a long way from unanimity.

unfortunately, you are a long way from unanimity.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,787
Posted By dddd
If the answer is yes, then I will unsubscribe...

If the answer is yes, then I will unsubscribe from this site...

But off road is not off limits either, even to a pure sport or touring bike.
You can easily ride in maintained gravel roads.
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By dddd
or buy heated gloves. more efficient (about...

or buy heated gloves.

more efficient (about 10W, is plenty), stays with you, work on all bikes, heats more uniformly the exposed side of the hands (not the heat sinking handlebar and barely...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,319
Posted By dddd
I have very similar content. I will carry that 30...

I have very similar content. I will carry that 30 pounds bag rather then worry about its theft.

Already did. And it was for a 1hour hiking.
Consider that your workout for the day. That's all.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By dddd
lol! hope you had plastics to cover the...

lol!
hope you had plastics to cover the floor...

I`m used to backing it up by the front already, you get used to it after more than 300 times... (which answers the other guys question about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By dddd
clever, but no sun in showroom...

clever, but no sun in showroom...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-16-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By dddd
maybe you don't understand that I don't want to...

maybe you don't understand that I don't want to drill a whole in the bike to pass he measuring tape through. Besides, that hole would not be horizontal.

It all seems much easier to ask f700gs...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015