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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Can I assume that this tag is still available for...

Can I assume that this tag is still available for grabbing?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,499
Posted By BillsburgGS
In or out?

Dang, and I thought it was a belly button survey...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,230
Posted By BillsburgGS
Damn, I hate when you elitist techy types hand...

Damn, I hate when you elitist techy types hand out complicated advice assuming the rest of us can actually pull that stuff off! :rofl

Hope this works!
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,230
Posted By BillsburgGS
The damn ios touchscreen

I use an iPhone5 with Lifeproof Nuud in a RAM mount with Navigon software (caches all 50 states, Canada, etc. so I don't need a signal or ever download maps of where I want to go). This rig , and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Playing hooky Friday...

Forecast in the mid 50s, a good day for someone to grab this. Unfortunately, as this will be the first good ride I will have been on for 2 months, I'm heading straight for the hills SW rather than...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have used my old iphone 4 in an otter box and...

I have used my old iphone 4 in an otter box and now my 5 in a Lifeproof case both on a RAm mount on many mid 90s days and never have had a shutdown while riding, including on unpaved roads only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,712
Posted By BillsburgGS
Amen! I have had industry expertise as a...

Amen!

I have had industry expertise as a product leader for three large national companies, see return rates, repair rates, warranty rates, and tried most products for two different industries....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,810
Posted By BillsburgGS
>>>Assuming one will walk aside the bike, how...

>>>Assuming one will walk aside the bike, how about strapping the bike in a (safe) way on one's shoulders to remove weight (not lift) mostly to the front and give oneself some extra traction, as if...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,442
Posted By BillsburgGS
I use Navigon ($50?) on my iPhone5 in Lifeproof...

I use Navigon ($50?) on my iPhone5 in Lifeproof case (waterproof, shock resistant) in a RAM mount for street and dirt riding and even though I have a nice NUVI, I never use it anymore.

My first...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,274
Posted By BillsburgGS
In addition to the valve cover gasket, You should...

In addition to the valve cover gasket, You should check the color as well. I have a 2010 Alpine White one and in especially smelly mud puddles, it has reacted poorly and dumped me several times...
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,288
Posted By BillsburgGS
Perception disconnect

Your sentence "I killed the deer" totally threw me off. Why? Because when you said suddenly there was a young buck in front of me" I thought you meant a 20 year old guy in a slammed Honda Civic or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Really?

Was I the only one who noticed that it was in high 50's yesterday and there were barely any cars on those beautiful hilly and twisty roads West-SW of STL?

:poser
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Sticking with the tower theme...

I see your tower and raise you a tower. Not a great destination unto itself but... so many people think the "first" good country roads out of STL are after exiting at 109. I say, see this, then go...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Grab: location exactly where Jason said it was....but

I was not even looking for it...just saw a park coming up on my GPS, thought I'd take a break and when I saw it I thought I remembered this being the tag. Dang sun was right in the camera no matter...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have one of these guys laying around and will...

I have one of these guys laying around and will probobly start working on that the following week:

Just need to figure out a way to install it with the SW motech pannier mounts...
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,605
Posted By BillsburgGS
Question I put Heidenau 60s on my 2010 800GS about 300...

I put Heidenau 60s on my 2010 800GS about 300 miles ago. It still feels a little squirrelly in the corners and the front vibrates at about 20 mph and slower but a friend swears that will go away in a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By BillsburgGS
Fwiw...

I did the same risers on my 2010 F800GS, or I should say my dealer did the install while doing other work.

My dealer has installed many but their warning that "it might not work" was interesting....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,106
Posted By BillsburgGS
MiXanax guaranteed to relive all built up...

MiXanax


guaranteed to relive all built up anxieties...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,647
Posted By BillsburgGS
Soon to be the most agreed upon response?

I have carefully considered all of your comments. All have merit. Distilled:

I hereby declare declare sex a "sport".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,849
Posted By BillsburgGS
The cops were on the lookout for a good bust. ...

The cops were on the lookout for a good bust.

Sorry...had to say it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
New Tag... get ready for someplace creepy....

So, first a tease. The "money shot" for this tag is meh... so don't go get the tag and bolt the location. The "tag" or money shot is the last picture. A good photographer might have fun there, a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Grab: As the "hint" said, in Washington MO....

Grab:

As the "hint" said, in Washington MO. By the waterfront park...with beautiful river views and plenty of shaded seating...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/9589624243_5a4d8167ec_s.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-24-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By BillsburgGS
Sorry, I was so impressed with it's holding power...

Sorry, I was so impressed with it's holding power I added 2 fingers in my mind. It has 4...and they hold really tight. I keep a stylus attached to one side with gorilla glue and magnets so I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have the RAM mount with the six "fingers"...

I have the RAM mount with the six "fingers" (three on each side of the phone) holder (not iphone specific) and that iPhone is extremely secure. I like to practice abrupt getoffs and have even done it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,005
Posted By BillsburgGS
[QUOTE=Mr Head;21796258]My experience is limited...

[QUOTE=Mr Head;21796258]My experience is limited to a first generation Motorola Android and an iPhone 4. Both had to have cell service to perform as GPS. At one critical point we lost the cell...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
I'm new to St. Louis so I don't know many...

I'm new to St. Louis so I don't know many interesting places yet. I do see lots of cool places when I ride even 15 miles past 270, but I have been too lazy to read the rules for this TOR to see if...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
New Tag: Hello Kitty!

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5469/9230435925_9ac2a3f857_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/55036639@N03/9230435925/)

Hint: It's in a sculpture park and if you park in the lot next to the the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Grab!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3680/9233207086_ac954be01d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/55036639@N03/9233207086/)

The Bevo Mill, 4749 Gravois Blvd. I'm new to STL so I don't know if that was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,927
Posted By BillsburgGS
i have gone the storage unit route twice. you...

i have gone the storage unit route twice. you need a 5'wx10'd unit which is a common size. deals usually available most places for about $40-50/mo, maybe a bit more for you in Brooklyn. Month to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-21-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,796
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 for Morton's. not knocking the other dealers...

+1 for Morton's. not knocking the other dealers you listed, I just don't know them. I do know that when I lived in Williamsburg I preferred to ride 90 miles to Morton's vs. 30 miles to VA Beach's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,876
Posted By BillsburgGS
Perfect! Thanks.

Perfect! Thanks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 30,876
Posted By BillsburgGS
Noob to SBR as I just moved here from VA last...

Noob to SBR as I just moved here from VA last summer. Booked motel rooms so I could keep the weight in my cases down and use them as flotation devices at stream crossings.

So my question is.......
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-28-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By BillsburgGS
Motionx GPS ($0.99) does this. I just bought it...

Motionx GPS ($0.99) does this. I just bought it it and trailed it today.

You can download the map tiles from its default maps. What I haven't figured out is how to get a lot of zoomed in maps...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
New Tag

There was a couple making out in a car the parking lot, or fighting, but I had mowing to do so I imposed on their privacy and took the pic (of the tag, not the couple). Really, anyway... how hot is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 22,843
Posted By BillsburgGS
Grab!

Well, the name of the place is self-explanatory, located at 3211 Sublette avenue. Not sure what the name of the neighborhood is as I'm a newbie to STL.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 100,086
Posted By BillsburgGS
First rode when I was 44, now I am 50. I'd...

First rode when I was 44, now I am 50.

I'd been watching riders all spring and summer and just decided that at 44 if I wasn't going to do it now I never would. Despite parents, friends, wife, etc....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,047
Posted By BillsburgGS
Have you checked to confirm that the "flaw" is...

Have you checked to confirm that the "flaw" is the always off setting rather than the sensor or light, in other words have you tested that ABS is really off?

Easy enough to run it up to 10-15mph...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,909
Posted By BillsburgGS
First gen here, started at 44, other than having...

First gen here, started at 44, other than having rented a scooter once 20 years before on an island vacation. My parents, friends, wife, etc. all gave me the "it's insanely dangerous" and I bought...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,332
Posted By BillsburgGS
>>>Preventive maintenance is definitely the key...

>>>Preventive maintenance is definitely the key to motorcycle longevity and keeping your maintenance cost down, says Joe Dane, master Harley-Davidson mechanic at Motorcycles of Manchester, in N.H....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,289
Posted By BillsburgGS
Wait, I want to make sure I am not sending mixed...

Wait, I want to make sure I am not sending mixed messages by using the wrong wave for my stereotype...

I ride a dual sport and wear a full face helmet but when I pass others I casually drop my...
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