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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,646
Posted By Oz_Gordo
http://youtu.be/I5k4Uj3YTnY

http://youtu.be/I5k4Uj3YTnY
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By Oz_Gordo
There is one really important feature about the...

There is one really important feature about the 'peak' for a helmet. When riding on dirt roads (even 100kph we'll maintained ones) a fine layer of dust covers the visor/shield. When the sun hits it...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Ipad for viewing

I use cards (mine are CF cards) to store all my images, like others said they are cheap and hold a lot and I often take 128gb in various sizes with me. I often use an ipad to view them when on the...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I've been using a pair of pliers to do the same...

I've been using a pair of pliers to do the same thing for years with gear, tents and other stuff.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-29-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I bought the Wunderlich adjustable screen and it...

I bought the Wunderlich adjustable screen and it is great as a screen. However it was hopeless with Barkbusters so I modified it with a Dremel taking up to 40mm off in places. It's now perfect.
It...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,512
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I've finally received my new helmet thanks to...

I've finally received my new helmet thanks to TeamMoto it's only taken 5 weeks.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k483/gordo127/4333c586e07992cbf9f18cd849ea6cfc.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,537
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Andy strapz

Andy Strapz really are awesome
Forum: Australia 11-21-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,954
Posted By Oz_Gordo
You have got my support and I am sure if a...

You have got my support and I am sure if a movement can get started it will rapidly grow. This is a universal issue that so many of us bitch about.
Forum: Australia 11-15-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,512
Posted By Oz_Gordo
How hard is it to buy a helmet?

So I need a new helmet. Currently have a Zeus but it is getting worn and the trim is broken. I like the fit of Arai so I was looking at the XD4 in a 2 colour, white with black stripes. I live in...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Service good

I just had a service on my f 800 gs at the new BMW at Honda World which seems to be good. They picked up a warranty repair which they will pix once they have the parts. They were very friendly,...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,441
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Here are some images, the main light is only the...

Here are some images, the main light is only the parking lamp.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k483/gordo127/2a89f1ea-2c73-449a-8a7d-dc15a847040d.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,441
Posted By Oz_Gordo
LEDs

I couldn't decide what to buy and with so many being $$$ I decided to give the cheapest a try. I bought some of these types ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I should have added that when I found out about...

I should have added that when I found out about the self cancelling indicators I did some testing to work out how long they were on for and when they would self cancel. I set them 200-300 metres...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Well, actually no. I've found that if you are not...

Well, actually no. I've found that if you are not moving the indicators stay on. They keep operating for about 200 metres or about 15 seconds, whichever is the longest only if the bike is moving. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Once you get used to them it is pretty easy to...

Once you get used to them it is pretty easy to predict when to switch them on so that they switch off just as you completed a turn, just like a car. And they are a blessing in hectic city traffic.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 867
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Tyre pump

I have my tyre pump connection directly from the battery, no fuses, no switches. It has an SAE plug on the end that I tuck behind the right hand side plastics. The pump is a Slime Brand.
I don't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I had the same thing when mine was new, I lubed...

I had the same thing when mine was new, I lubed the chain which fixed for a week or so and it returned. I couldn't find anything wrong and lubed it again...... That was the last of the noise.
So...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have the X2 speakers. I've had them for more...

I have the X2 speakers. I've had them for more than a year and they are great. I've tried 5 different speakers before, either in ear ones or buds (Sennheiser, Sony, Toshiba, Apple and a cheap brand I...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,353
Posted By Oz_Gordo
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Tyre Seal or Slime

You can also run tyre seal, slime or similar goop as a preventative. They will act the same as Dynamic Beads.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have a Wunderlich screen and have cut bits off...

I have a Wunderlich screen and have cut bits off the sides to get around this issue. I used a dremel tool, sand paper and then fine wet & dry. It isn't difficult, just time consuming.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,828
Posted By Oz_Gordo
On the other side of the world we have these. ...

On the other side of the world we have these. http://www.macpac.com.au/tents

I have a microlight - single pole - integral pitch and weighs about 2.5kg. Its 17 years old, been a lot (in mountain...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 10-27-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,735
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have Motion X GPS app for the iPhone which I...

I have Motion X GPS app for the iPhone which I have had since the iPhone 3. It has a lot of features and works well but getting detailed maps for SA is the problem.
Anyone done a comparison or done...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,660
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Like others I went through this and the Triumph...

Like others I went through this and the Triumph was clearly a more road oriented bike in the way it handled and the BMW is much more agile but I could have bought either.

The deal made the...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I use Fog City shields all the time and have had...

I use Fog City shields all the time and have had them on 4 helmets. They are great and I have never had double vision. They are too close to your eyes and you look past them anyway, at the road.
I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 212,799
Posted By Oz_Gordo
A lot of discussion about putting a bike on the...

A lot of discussion about putting a bike on the centre stand went on here
http://f800riders.org/forum/showthread.php/83999-How-hard-is-it-to-put-a-f800gs-on-the-centre-stand
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have Gobi side boxes but the locks can be...

I have Gobi side boxes but the locks can be opened and closed without the key. They stay closed without the key. The key only locks them - as you would expect.
Sounds like you got a problem one.
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have a Fog City Hypershield for an Arai helmet...

I have a Fog City Hypershield for an Arai helmet and it fits the Zeus Visor. Its a tight fit but it works.
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have the Tork X2 and like them. As loud as any...

I have the Tork X2 and like them. As loud as any other in ear/over ear speaker I have had (sennheiser for example). Unplugging them before talking the helmet off is a pain but the plug has never...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,267
Posted By Oz_Gordo
And she can ride so fast around corners that she...

And she can ride so fast around corners that she easily lift one wheel off the ground (the electronics can be easily over ridden). Keeping up with her can be challenging.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-17-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,270
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I have a 2011 model and recently did a trip here...

I have a 2011 model and recently did a trip here which was 365 km and when I filled up it took 15.01litres. I was loaded with 2 Gobis and a BMW aluminium top box and doing about 110 kmh. I had 2 ...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,924
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Try here, they might have something useful ...

Try here, they might have something useful

http://www.3brpowersports.com/products_TAPP.htm
Forum: Australia 07-03-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,390
Posted By Oz_Gordo
It looks like they have finally put PROPER...

It looks like they have finally put PROPER indicator switches on too! I could only glimpse it on one photo though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,912
Posted By Oz_Gordo
What frame are you using for the 1200 cases? I...

What frame are you using for the 1200 cases? I notice that the 1200 cases seem to lock on from the front, is that changeable? Can they still be locked on from the back? And is it a problem doing that...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,971
Posted By Oz_Gordo
That looks like the Ultimate Mobiles one. ...

That looks like the Ultimate Mobiles one.
http://www.ultimate-mobiles.co.uk
Forum: Australia 04-25-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,608
Views: 954,788
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Excuse me for butting in sundowner but I think...

Excuse me for butting in sundowner but I think you need to have a standard USB socket with the control circuit inside it. One that plugs in flush with a cigarette lighter will do (Kingston make one)....
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,662
Posted By Oz_Gordo
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=78...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=781687
Forum: Australia 04-15-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,971
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Thanks Gordo

Thanks
Gordo
Forum: Australia 04-14-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,971
Posted By Oz_Gordo
Hey Creedyflyer, I was looking those also but it...

Hey Creedyflyer, I was looking those also but it is easy enough to see and read your screen through the window? What about touch response to control things?
Thanks
Forum: Australia 04-14-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,971
Posted By Oz_Gordo
I am thinking about getting this one ...

I am thinking about getting this one
http://www.thinkbiologic.com/products/bike-mount-iphone-4
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