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Forum: Equipment 08-25-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By goodspark
Interesting 6V lantern battery hack, no AA's, but F cells!

Seems to accurately debunk a myth that 6V lantern batts contain 32 AA's, but actually contain F cells which can be used for D applications such as flashlights.
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Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By goodspark
Clever method to test batteries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_m6p99l6ME
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By goodspark
Yes, good on fuel and gps. Working on adding...

Yes, good on fuel and gps. Working on adding luggage capacity, slowly. Did the last 3day trip out of a backpack, prob won't do that again. Prob won't go paniers either, in favor of giantloop or...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By goodspark
That's really more my speed, what years/models...

That's really more my speed, what years/models are airhead?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By goodspark
Great feedback guys - Thanks. I think for now...

Great feedback guys - Thanks. I think for now some new soft luggage on the XR400 will take me many miles.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By goodspark
Older GS models, and affordable options

Love the GS, but let's face it the new(er) ones are spendy. What of the older ones? Is there a history of models, good/bad points, out there - must be. What can be had of a decent used GS for say...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 96,840
Posted By goodspark
Very sorry to hear the sad news...

Very sorry to hear the sad news...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 Interesting options for sure, but I wear dust...

Interesting options for sure, but I wear dust goggles all the time and an MX style helmet. My ADV riding is mostly off-road riding while carrying more stuff!
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
Considering one of these to keep things like...

Considering one of these to keep things like glasses handy...
Touratech glovebox
http://www.touratech-usa.com/media/YTQVKp/GB-1-lg.jpg?size=prodfull
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 636,288
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 Baja - Erendira ...

Baja - Erendira
http://i1039.photobucket.com/albums/a475/trooper8/ADV/Img_0266_zpsd284290a.jpg (http://s1039.photobucket.com/user/trooper8/media/ADV/Img_0266_zpsd284290a.jpg.html)
San Felipe...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
I keep glasses in my pack(s) but was really...

I keep glasses in my pack(s) but was really seeking a convenient way to access them, for a quick gps check. I don't normally have a tankbag or similar.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
I don't even try to read it while moving, but...

I don't even try to read it while moving, but stop and consult. I ride aggressively and prefer to avoid wearing glasses under goggles. I may spring for a Touratech glove box and keep some cheaters...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 hmm, there is a stick on reader lens product ...

hmm, there is a stick on reader lens product
http://www.amazon.com/OPTX-20-Stick-On-Bifocals-1-50/dp/B000W7CMW0/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_nC?ie=UTF8&colid=1X5XF0ECVHJTZ&coliid=IBCO8891PBP5Q

Might fit...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
I don't want to wear them riding, as I really...

I don't want to wear them riding, as I really don't need them to see distance. Bifocal goggles???
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
Looks great as long as it's stiff enough not to...

Looks great as long as it's stiff enough not to bang the screen, and doesn't burn a hole when the sun comes out ;-)
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,143
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 Best solution to read the GPS if you need Reading Glasses

Let's see or hear your solution to the need for some cheaters while viewing the GPS screen. I'm thinking someone has come up with a magnifying glass on a mount, or a quick draw holster for the...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,453
Posted By goodspark
How do those compare to the nightrider HID you've...

How do those compare to the nightrider HID you've got there, subjective description? I've ridden with those and they are pretty good, not really an "only" light, but a nice addition.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,453
Posted By goodspark
ouch, on the screws pointed at your brain!

ouch, on the screws pointed at your brain!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By goodspark
The 525 calls for 120/100-18, but I'm running a...

The 525 calls for 120/100-18, but I'm running a 110 now. The 120 maxxis rubbed a little and more $ for little gain, can't tell the difference.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 dirt friendly tire selection

I'm used to pure offroad, and run desert non DOT knobbies. I can destroy a rear tire in 2 decent multi-day trips. I'm doing more adv style rides and want to consider a more DS type tire, with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,046
Posted By goodspark
Cool2 Brighter than an HID Diablo, and Stupid Bright...

Brighter than an HID Diablo, and Stupid Bright got my attention! Yessir.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,547
Posted By goodspark
dirt friendly tire selection

I'm used to pure offroad, and run desert non DOT knobbies. I can destroy a rear tire in 2 decent multi-day trips. I'm doing more adv style rides and want to consider a more DS type tire, with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 733,387
Posted By goodspark
Funny!

Very Funny - Barry and his significant other discuss his plan to ride in Mexico!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M1bRxgl_ac

See also, Barry's injury and when he decides to race the Baja 1000!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 733,387
Posted By goodspark
Funny animated video of "Barry" and his...

Funny animated video of "Barry" and his significant other when he decides to go to Mexico riding. See also Barry's injury, and Barry decides to race the Baja 1000!

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 733,387
Posted By goodspark
funny, racing the 1000, cool technology

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGyMc1X_18Q
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,643
Posted By goodspark
My thoughts exactly, doesn't inspire any...

My thoughts exactly, doesn't inspire any confidence...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,643
Posted By goodspark
Anyone tried this one? $<100 ...

Anyone tried this one? $<100
http://www.ebay.com/itm/04-07-KTM-400-450-525-540-Dual-Sport-rack-EXC-MXC-XC-W-/271162518447?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3f228babaf&vxp=mtr...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 03-19-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,983
Posted By goodspark
Id like to see some tracks ther too.

Id like to see some tracks ther too.
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