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Forum: Equipment 06-11-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,044
Posted By dimon
to add to my suggestion about Sena SMH10. I...

to add to my suggestion about Sena SMH10.
I used it all the time as intercom to talk to my wife and riding buddies, and it works flawlessly. We used it with four different helmets Arai RX-Q, Shoe...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,044
Posted By dimon
Sena SMH10, great product and serves me for about...

Sena SMH10, great product and serves me for about 4 years now.
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 3,090,699
Posted By dimon
We also have Givi case but it is only 37L, so not...

We also have Givi case but it is only 37L, so not enough space for long trips, even we did Nova Scotia for 8 days (hotels)
I think that the bag from your link is going to be a bit small only 50L, I...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 3,090,699
Posted By dimon
I was able to do it two up with all the camping...

I was able to do it two up with all the camping gear and cloth for a week in Newfoundland on my Tiger, just need to use different bag not the Tiger's top case ...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 3,090,699
Posted By dimon
set up for two-up -two days of camping. all the...

set up for two-up -two days of camping. all the camping gear in a green bag, blue bag holds rain gear, which we needed last Sunday. closing in the left pannier; air pump, tire repair kit and other,...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By dimon
my wife simply took one of the bed sheets and sew...

my wife simply took one of the bed sheets and sew into the bag similar in shape to the pillow case, so once my big agnes mat is inflated it goes into the case. serves two purposes
1. pad becomes...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7,479
Views: 3,090,699
Posted By dimon
I got Kelty Noah tarp 12X12 and it is great and...

I got Kelty Noah tarp 12X12 and it is great and just the right size. We used my friend's 9X9 coupe years ago and it work great as well but on occasion it was a bit small. I think 16X16 is bit too...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By dimon
thanks for the info guys. I rode northern shore...

thanks for the info guys. I rode northern shore in 2011 and it was great ride, we went around Saguenay fjord, so this trip is to explore Gaspe and possible make a stop in Quebec city on the way back....
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By dimon
go to any office supplies store like Staples or...

go to any office supplies store like Staples or Office Max, they should have compressed air cans for sale.
also try these guys - http://www.ritzcameraandimage.com/store/1410.php
Address:
3141...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By dimon
Mark thanks for the reply, I will consider your...

Mark thanks for the reply, I will consider your suggestion.

Dimon
Forum: Americas 05-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By dimon
Ride to Gaspe

Couple of my friends and I are planning a trip to Gaspe this summer. There are some date limitations and the plan is to leave on Wednesday late afternoon, and super slab from Boston to Bangor, spend...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By dimon
how did you protect the bags from muffler. I am...

how did you protect the bags from muffler. I am thinking of getting set for my Triumph Tiger 1050
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 25,966
Posted By dimon
I use Apex 2 for the past few years and love it....

I use Apex 2 for the past few years and love it. keeps me dry all the time. perfect for one person camping, but did multi-day camping with my wife.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,725
Posted By dimon
I have been using the same Road Toads for the...

I have been using the same Road Toads for the past 10 years, and they are still keeping me dry. they pack pretty compact, but I use compression bag to pack them even smaller.
Last year I got on...
Forum: Photos 01-16-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,993
Posted By dimon
in Paris ...

in Paris
http://images49.fotki.com/v109/photos/8/81555/1060327/Fotograf-vi.jpg

Adirondacks...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By dimon
I am 6'1'' and 325 lb, First Gear TPG works for...

I am 6'1'' and 325 lb, First Gear TPG works for me very well.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,989
Posted By dimon
I really like Morakniv really good tool. I have...

I really like Morakniv really good tool. I have stainless steel blade version, but they also sell carbon steel blade.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71fQE6359FL._SL1500_.jpg

there are a...
Forum: Photos 12-29-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 71,553
Posted By dimon
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/1381457_10200560730171989_1204200781_n.jpg?oh=8d02f36738e5c9e1751b4eef810ffa92&oe=5537FFF8&__gda__=1426030375_20c55c37d58eb2690780dcce9c...
Forum: Photos 12-29-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 612,659
Posted By dimon
somewhere in Newfoundland ...

somewhere in Newfoundland
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-prPcDi0lWXI/UjpknwKwAuI/AAAAAAAACTE/rmM7IYKt2Bk/w708-h531-no/IMG_0551.JPG

somewhere in TN...
Forum: Photos 12-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 933,917
Posted By dimon
Newfoundland ...

Newfoundland
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-s7dJaDGBzO8/UjpkOLPhmLI/AAAAAAAABq4/aWZyYIZbLao/w765-h574-no/P7290147.JPG
...
Forum: Photos 12-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 634,510
Posted By dimon
few pics of my food-porn form the road

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-NzKX1UChR8g/U8XnGK_aIUI/AAAAAAAADIk/z9xSKOP3O2w/w765-h574-no/IMG_2194.JPG
...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By dimon
yep, pretty solid. I have Triumph Tiger 1050 and...

yep, pretty solid. I have Triumph Tiger 1050 and stays on very well. Also used it on rennet v-strom with positive results.

P.S. I am also self proclaimed gear whore. :D
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By dimon
I have this bag and have been using it for almost...

I have this bag and have been using it for almost three years. I am very happy with the quality and size of it, and yes it is weird how rain cover stowed, but works just fine for me. I never used...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,697
Posted By dimon
I say 200-250 to enjoy the ride and do some stops...

I say 200-250 to enjoy the ride and do some stops for sightseeing ant etc.
as an example, I did a ride past Saturday from Boston suburbs to Western Mass, about 250 miles on back roads. We did few...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-29-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,343
Posted By dimon
excellent report and great adventure. Слава...

excellent report and great adventure.

Слава Украiнi!!!!
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By dimon
I have been using Frogg Togss for over 10 years,...

I have been using Frogg Togss for over 10 years, and very happy with them. I also got a pair for wife. This gear always kept us dry on in down pour rains in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Buy...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By dimon
There are two go to bags for me, that I am using...

There are two go to bags for me, that I am using for my trips.
One is The North Face Base Camp Duffel - Medium sizes that I use when camping...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,024
Views: 1,575,579
Posted By dimon
here is a couple from last night ride. Tiger in...

here is a couple from last night ride. Tiger in the New England wilderness :D
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DMlL3SVjvQY/VDHYFJAj8EI/AAAAAAAAC8k/EL2edbM4Z6Q/w785-h566-no/14%2B-%2B1
...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By dimon
I did similar trip in 2012, and packed all the...

I did similar trip in 2012, and packed all the gear into my duffle bag(large North Face), and carried my helmet in the helmet bag. you don't want to fly in your riding gear or even boots.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,434
Posted By dimon
I love riding two up with my wife on the back. It...

I love riding two up with my wife on the back. It is great feeling to share the whole experience of the trip with someone you love.

It is also important to have the right set of mind and plan trip...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By dimon
you will be heading North, when most of the folks...

you will be heading North, when most of the folks will go south, but still try to avoid southern part of coastal Maine
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By dimon
Southern Maine is going to be pretty slow along...

Southern Maine is going to be pretty slow along the coast, especially on the week-end. I would superslab that portion to Bangor, ME and then take Rt. 9. Once cross border into NB you can take Fundy...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By dimon
try this place - Saint Mary's University...

try this place - Saint Mary's University Residence
5865 Gorsebrook Avenue, Halifax, NS
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,406
Posted By dimon
I did similar trip last year. I would spend your...

I did similar trip last year. I would spend your time exploring West Coast as 'EXBEE' suggested. Here is a link to my last year plan, may be you will find it useful -...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By dimon
Dani, Here is a link to state by state law...

Dani,

Here is a link to state by state law and there is no age restrictions, so I would assume you are good to go. - http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/rights/State-Laws.aspx?stateid=21
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,576
Posted By dimon
here is a good jacket - FirstGear Kathmandu...

here is a good jacket - FirstGear Kathmandu Jacket - 2011
http://www.motorcyclecloseouts.com/hot+deals/mens+street+apparel+sale/firstgear_kathmandu+jacket+-+2011

these guys do a have a lot of...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,200
Posted By dimon
We chose one of the trips offered by Freedom, and...

We chose one of the trips offered by Freedom, and asked them to make slight adjustments to it We also made some adjustments on the go, and it was self guided tour.
I rode with the group before in...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By dimon
I also have BA pad, but didn't want to deal with...

I also have BA pad, but didn't want to deal with batteries and found Stansport pump that plugs into the bike
http://www.walmart.com/ip/High-Output-Air-Pump/10927631
very nice thing to have on...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,985
Views: 933,917
Posted By dimon
Caper Bretton, Nova Scotia ...

Caper Bretton, Nova Scotia
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-C35PRxvmIDE/UgZU-a_wfbI/AAAAAAAABe0/yQOku-1k3rA/w864-h648-no/P8040432.JPG

Somewhere in Southwestern Newfoundland...
Forum: Photos 05-14-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,695
Views: 2,674,056
Posted By dimon
last week during week-end ride in Adirondacks on...

last week during week-end ride in Adirondacks on the way to White Face Mountain
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-g1FWDB1oWxU/U3FqJImk_5I/AAAAAAAACXU/EhbQER_Al94/w864-h648-no/IMG_1943.JPG
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