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Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Dr Shafty
Timing

Don't know when you need them back but.. we'll be spending January in Todos Santos, driving down in the LC. If the bikes are on a trailer, I could maybe tow them back..
Forum: Americas 09-13-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Dr Shafty
Don't know if this is an option, but.. maybe...

Don't know if this is an option, but.. maybe offer a transport deal to the inmates? fly down and ride back.
I know I'd jump on something like that.
Forum: Americas 09-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
[QUOTE=sanjoh;25066617]Having traversed GA many...

[QUOTE=sanjoh;25066617]Having traversed GA many times this year, via slab and back roads, I have not seen the small town speed trap. I have been pulled over by the small town LEO because he wanted...
Forum: Americas 09-13-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
that said, many of the small towns in the west...

that said, many of the small towns in the west have a decommissioned police care with a mannequin in it. Once you get the hang of the west, you can go pretty rapid.

As far as speed limits go, I...
Forum: Americas 09-13-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
agreed. Always go slow through town, lots to...

agreed.
Always go slow through town, lots to see and experience in small towns anyway.

it's the middle of nowhere 2 lane with 45 mph posted...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By Dr Shafty
+1 doing an Ironbutt rally training ride, on...

+1
doing an Ironbutt rally training ride, on the third 1000 mile day I went off the road outside of Jackson WY, heading up into the Tetons. Cured me of endurance rallying.
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
thanks. Puts a different light on it for sure.

thanks. Puts a different light on it for sure.
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
To Clarify

Just to clarify, I've ridden hundreds of thousands of miles in the Western states, and Canada, and understand where to be careful speed wise and so forth. The KRS would net me a couple speeding...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
thanks Juice I have a preliminary route mapped...

thanks Juice
I have a preliminary route mapped out which takes me the way you suggest.

This may be an insensitive and/or idiotic concern but: I worry about small town Southern LEO's and speed...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,276
Posted By Dr Shafty
I've been riding solo since my last best bike...

I've been riding solo since my last best bike buddy died in a surfing accident, so, ~15 years. I like it fine on my own, but would love to do part of the trip with you. It's my busy time of year, so...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
It's my October trip time, so I have 2 weeks. So...

It's my October trip time, so I have 2 weeks. So yes, I do. Talk about Big Bend?

thanks
Forum: Americas 09-09-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,019
Posted By Dr Shafty
Flagstaff to Savvannah and back

My wife is competing in the Masters Nationals (oly weightlifting) in October, the meet in in Savvannah GA.
Normally my October trip is in the Western states, this year I'll be leaving Flagstaff...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,736
Posted By Dr Shafty
Grips and gloves, +1 Rode 365 in the Pac NW,...

Grips and gloves, +1
Rode 365 in the Pac NW, with grips, and suffered stoically, bought my first full on Gerbings setup last year and wonder why I waited so long. Warm is better.
:D
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,883
Posted By Dr Shafty
Got mine from Twisted Throttle, on Friday, put...

Got mine from Twisted Throttle, on Friday, put 400 miles in yesterday. Big thumbs up :thumb
With Hearos in I can dimly hear the in helmet speakers of my Schuberth SRC. With the NoNoise plugs in,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Dr Shafty
Check Antenna

SO, activated the XM subscription, plugged in the GXM 40, and got... 'Check Antenna'.
Arghh.
Garmin tech support 45 min on hold at this time..
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Dr Shafty
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,883
Posted By Dr Shafty
Just ordered a pair. If they work as advertised...

Just ordered a pair. If they work as advertised :clap
Just to say, my C3 Pro is almost quiet enough to forgo ear plugs. But, I've worn Hearos or similar for 40 years, and much prefer the quiet they...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-12-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Dr Shafty
thanks. GXM40 is compatible, I haven't activated...

thanks. GXM40 is compatible, I haven't activated the XM subscription yet. Looking over the menus and etc haven't figured out how the radio side would be controlled. Weather yes. MP3 yes.
I'll...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Dr Shafty
Garmin 2820 and XM radio

just got my GXM-40 puck. Been a subscriber to Sirius et/al for a long time, putting aside their awful and getting worse customer service, satellite radio to me is invaluable for long stretches of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By Dr Shafty
Garmin 2820, XM puck, and SRC

2820 BT doesn't support A2DP, so I don't get XM via BT.
Currently using a 3.5mm cable from GPS to helmet, cel phone BT to helmet. Has anyone been able, using a BT dongle per A2DP been able to pair...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By Dr Shafty
the difference in the liners is the existence in...

the difference in the liners is the existence in the C3 liner of a sewn tab right over the point of the forehead, which is not there in the C3 Pro. The sewn tab has 3 areas of stitching which may...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,380
Posted By Dr Shafty
Fixing the mark of Schuberth

bought a C3 last year. Very nice hat, very quiet, amazing field of vision. Haven't been able to wear it for more than an hour at a time, due to the insane pressure on my forehead. Well known problem,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-30-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Dr Shafty
currently loading the 2014 NT North America...

currently loading the 2014 NT North America update, according to Garmin literature it's supposed to have Mexico included. Don't see it yet..
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Dr Shafty
yeah that's what I thought, however the Garmin...

yeah that's what I thought, however the Garmin download utility keeps telling me the NT map is not compatible. Maybe I have to trick it.. ? :huh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Dr Shafty
Streetpilot 2720 map downloads

Have a 2720 on the 1150GSA, heading down Baja next week. The unit has the most recent update, the basemap has general and main roads, would like more detail. Any idea on whether the current Garmin...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Dr Shafty
had good experiences at BMW Utah in Sandy.. well...

had good experiences at BMW Utah in Sandy.. well informed, helpful, personable service staff.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,848
Posted By Dr Shafty
[QUOTE=nashopolis;22703981]thanks for the...

[QUOTE=nashopolis;22703981]thanks for the response -
Here's my question for you - did the two piece give you any more range of movement not being totally attached at the waist?

I feel like the...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,848
Posted By Dr Shafty
I had a 2 piece, now ride a 1 piece. Like the 1...

I had a 2 piece, now ride a 1 piece. Like the 1 piece better. I also have a long torso, 6'2" 215, have a 44L with the ellipse.
It's true the Cordura will never become a well worn pair of jeans, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dr Shafty
it looks exactly like mine, with the exception of...

it looks exactly like mine, with the exception of the moto lights.
At first I thought it was Mr Heads.

Mine just crossed the 200k line. Will it make it to 300k? inquiring minds..
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dr Shafty
the one on its side by the mud puddle...

the one on its side by the mud puddle...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,213
Posted By Dr Shafty
that bike looks familiar:D

that bike looks familiar:D
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,578
Posted By Dr Shafty
In helmet speakers

So, I use Shure in ear speakers, they lie flat, and have foam plugs that work like hearos, mostly no discomfort over long rides. I also am looking at bluetooth helmet setups, mostly for music, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,641
Posted By Dr Shafty
Yah, same here. Smooth, (for a boxer) up to 4,900...

Yah, same here. Smooth, (for a boxer) up to 4,900 rpm. I should note that it smooths out again at about 5,300 rpm, which of course translates to some pretty quick travelling. :D
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,356
Posted By Dr Shafty
I have a 1 piece Roadcrafter, as well as a BMW...

I have a 1 piece Roadcrafter, as well as a BMW Rallye Pro 2 suit. The Roadcrafter gets more use. It's just easier, fewer zippers, the zippers it does have work really well even with gloves on. Yes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-20-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,118
Posted By Dr Shafty
1500 miles on tobinators new install

So, just got back from a 1500 mile loop with the new tobinators. Definitely took care of the helmet level turbulence, however the trade off is a blast of cold air on the chest. Overall, a trade I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Dr Shafty
+2 on the Sargent. 6'2", 32" inseam. Very...

+2 on the Sargent. 6'2", 32" inseam. Very happy.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,118
Posted By Dr Shafty
ya around 8 this morning it was coming down thick.

ya around 8 this morning it was coming down thick.
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dr Shafty
been riding my one piece Roadcrafter and Rallye 2...

been riding my one piece Roadcrafter and Rallye 2 Pro back to back for the past couple weeks, the more I ride the stich the better I like it. It just works, everything works, the zippers are easy to...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,118
Posted By Dr Shafty
just added the tobinasterators :huh to the...

just added the tobinasterators :huh to the Wunderlich wind deflector.. running up to Park City next week and will see how well they do. It's snowing today in Flag, so I need all the help I can get.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By Dr Shafty
I'd like to. Head leaves big shoes to fill, with...

I'd like to. Head leaves big shoes to fill, with his prolific posting. Also, I have a hard time taking photos, as I don't like to stop! :D

My wife says I have to take it up, the bike is sort of...
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