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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,185
Posted By Superfish
Yeah but....... Most of the videos that I...

Yeah but.......

Most of the videos that I see with this technique the bike is laying on a 30 degree angle with the wheels on the ground. When my bike falls over it is flat down. The tires are in...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,044
Posted By Superfish
I just read this whole thread. I have an iPad 2,...

I just read this whole thread. I have an iPad 2, iPhone 4s and an iPod touch.

What I really want and think would fit the OP's needs is a Surface Pro with Win 8.1. it would do all the things that...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Superfish
Go over to this site -- They are experts there. ...

Go over to this site -- They are experts there. Post in the Main forum and look in the "How to" forum. "Billy C" is the carb expert.

Edit: forgot to put on the site addy...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,065
Posted By Superfish
I must have the right kind of butt. I bought one...

I must have the right kind of butt. I bought one for my V-65 Magna 14 years ago and have been totally happy. BTW--they were only $250 then. Even on 400 or 500 mile days I never even think about my...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-20-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Superfish
thanks. I also need to know how to save a route....

thanks. I also need to know how to save a route. I can't find a pdf users manual, only one for UK.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Superfish
Navigon on both iPhone and iPad

I can't find the answer to this on here or the Navigon site.

Does Navigon store routes on their servers? I would like to plot routes on the iPad (bigger screen) and run them on the iPhone. The...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By Superfish
Here's what I did: I drilled a hole in the...

Here's what I did:

I drilled a hole in the square part that you put the wrench on. I can now open the tube by using a screwdriver in the hole as a lever. This square part is hollow so you will...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By Superfish
On the other hand....... My "motorcycle...

On the other hand.......

My "motorcycle shop" is a 12 x 20 prebuilt building. Set on a crushed stone base. I had power run to it and put in a pannel, etc. Also had a propane heater mounted in...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,215
Posted By Superfish
"I do carry a large pair of pliars in my side...

"I do carry a large pair of pliars in my side bag. Only used them once to get a sticky cap off. Most of the time a firm grasp on the outside rim of the cap opened it right up."

I have one I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 31,128
Posted By Superfish
A related question -- don't want to Highjack. ...

A related question -- don't want to Highjack. Would putting an adapter on the bike and just plugging the phone into that solve the battery time problem?

BTW: Thanks I've been trying to solve the...
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,014
Posted By Superfish
Well, I learned something today. Thanks...

Well, I learned something today. Thanks trailrider. I always change my wheels using a ATV type lift that goes under the frame. And I always struggle lifting the wheel into position. I never...
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,007
Posted By Superfish
I've had a Fluke 87 for about 20 years. The only...

I've had a Fluke 87 for about 20 years. The only time I ever had a problem with it was the time (brain fart) that I decided to hook it to my electric horse fence. After I got it back from fluke it...
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,971
Posted By Superfish
I painted mine black and used the regular Velcro...

I painted mine black and used the regular Velcro like fasteners on the inside of the wind screen. I also put a tether on it. Actually everything on the bike is tethered, EZ-Pass, SIRIUS, GPS,etc.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-09-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,417
Posted By Superfish
I have voice turn by turn on the Garmin 2610 and...

I have voice turn by turn on the Garmin 2610 and I want it on any thing that I switch to. If I'm going on a trip of a few days or a couple weeks I like to plot (at home) each day as a separate...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Superfish
Thanks for the input. SYGIC is clearly a...

Thanks for the input. SYGIC is clearly a contender. I'm looking a anything I can find to see if any will import gpx files.
For now I am "stuck" with my iPad2. I'll use that as a test bed and...
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Superfish
Thanks PhaedruZ...

Thanks PhaedruZ (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=187125). I agree that the iPad mini would be really good, now if I could only get my bank statement to agree.

What app are you...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-04-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,417
Posted By Superfish
My iPad is jail broken, I'll look on those forums...

My iPad is jail broken, I'll look on those forums also.

I'll be grateful for any other ideas.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-04-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,417
Posted By Superfish
I've read this thread and any others that I could...

I've read this thread and any others that I could find but:

My normal mode of operation is to plot my trip on mapsource and then transfer it to my Garmin 2610. I stay on pavement so this has taken...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Superfish
Well, part of the answer is that it's winter here...

Well, part of the answer is that it's winter here in Vermont and it will be 5 or 6 months before I can get my bike down the 2 miles of dirt road that separate me from the world. Also, I have been...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Superfish
iPad 2 on my bike

I'm considering mounting my iPad on my 83 V65. I'll probably use a RAM mount. I would like to hear comments from any one that has actually done this, my searches didn't show much. Is the screen...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,570
Posted By Superfish
Just a suggestion. As long as you have the...

Just a suggestion. As long as you have the trenches still open consider a conduit for internet and phone. A couple CAT5 cables will do it. Also a piece of COAX for the TV. Should be easy now and...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,259
Posted By Superfish
Mine is pretty cheap and I'v used it for years...

Mine is pretty cheap and I'v used it for years and many miles.

SIRIUS/XM on the bars (ebay about $10 I think), Garmin 2610, both run into an AmpliRider 3 input amplifier. The amp output goes to...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 354,729
Posted By Superfish
If you use MO-JO or some such....... I dump it...

If you use MO-JO or some such....... I dump it into one of those Ketchup bottles that stands up in its cover. Very handy. Just pick it up flip the cover and squeeze.
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 354,729
Posted By Superfish
Play Doh

I wanted to mount some stuff (terminal strips,relays, etc.) Under the seat of my bike. there is some room under there but I couldn't see or measure to tell how much. I grabbed a can of my...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,250
Posted By Superfish
Well, I learned something today so I'm home free....

Well, I learned something today so I'm home free. I can take the rest of the day off. I'm not a climber but my last house did have a great view of the "Gunks" in New Paltz,NY.

I've been carrying...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,034
Posted By Superfish
I use nylon web straps with the "click in" two...

I use nylon web straps with the "click in" two piece buckles. The local camping,canoeing, etc. store in Montpelier sells nylon straps of several widths by the yard. So I buy a bunch of nylon and a...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,214
Posted By Superfish
I travel with an Acer netbook and a TracFone. I...

I travel with an Acer netbook and a TracFone. I live in Vermont so there is little reason the have 3g anything. I use a Garmin 2610 for a GPS so I need windows to run MapSource. I've traveled...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,062
Posted By Superfish
Fortunately I have a couple pair of ER6is. ...

Fortunately I have a couple pair of ER6is.

Here is how to make them last longer:

Loop some dental floss around the place where the filter plugs in and let it hang out of your ear. Use this to...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,076
Posted By Superfish
I use the Etymotic ER6i ear buds with a...

I use the Etymotic ER6i ear buds with a Amplirider by Electric-avenues. But the thing that makes it all work is a "Silky Helmet Liner". Covers the glasses and ER6i buds and the helmet slips right...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,232
Posted By Superfish
I'm surprised that no one has mentioned...

I'm surprised that no one has mentioned "Speedbleaders" http://www.speedbleeder.com/

Ihave them on both my bikes and bleeding clutch and brake lines is a peice of cake. Put a piece of oxygen...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,881
Posted By Superfish
RE: The HJC modular. I was browsing in the...

RE: The HJC modular. I was browsing in the local Honda store and looking at a HJC modular. Nice salesperson comes over and holds it upside down by the chin strap. Slaps the chin bar and it opens....
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,543
Posted By Superfish
I wear ear buds and glasses all the time riding. ...

I wear ear buds and glasses all the time riding. And, I have a Nolan modular.

I use a Silky Comfort Liner. The helmet just slides right over the glasses and ear buds.

I'm guessing that the...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,332
Posted By Superfish
I emailed the company: <!--[if gte mso...

I emailed the company:

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:PunctuationKerning/> ...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,332
Posted By Superfish
Thanks again, I'll email the company and see...

Thanks again,

I'll email the company and see if i can get an answer. If it's a mistake they are what I'm looking for.
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,332
Posted By Superfish
Thanks, Rider: They look good and the price...

Thanks, Rider:

They look good and the price is fair. However, I looked at the Weight and it's 17#. That's a saving of only 3 pounds -- they do look a lot better than the Ammo cans though.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,332
Posted By Superfish
Got to change something

I mounted 20mm boxes (20# each) and then I weighed them with the stuff I wanted to carry. The 20# box had 15# of gear in it. So that is just not right.

I'm looking for some plastic boxes. They...
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,948
Posted By Superfish
Go over to the Garage Journal and search. It's a...

Go over to the Garage Journal and search. It's a very good board and they have pretty-much done it all.

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/

I've seen some descriptions of lifts using a 110v...
Forum: Face plant 12-19-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,342
Posted By Superfish
I think you should stop and have a conversation...

I think you should stop and have a conversation with the people that live in that house. I don't mean "go off on them" but, they should be told it's not nice to just drive off after seeing a bike...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,760
Posted By Superfish
I use ETY'S and wear glasses. The best solution...

I use ETY'S and wear glasses. The best solution I've found is a Silky.
http://www.cyclecrafts.net/Helmet_Liners.html

This liner helps the helmet slide over the ear buds and the glasses. No...
Forum: The Garage 08-10-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 56,589
Posted By Superfish
I've read through the thread and I don't see...

I've read through the thread and I don't see where anyone has spoken up for the "Larin" center frame lift. The one that picks the bike up by the frame and both wheels are off of the floor. I've...
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