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Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By mvalspeed
Very likely the charger is cooking the battery. ...

Very likely the charger is cooking the battery.

I tried it for sometime which reduced the operating time lower and lower until it needed to be replaced.

Sadly the N-COM line is over priced and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,632
Posted By mvalspeed
Organic...organic.

Organic...organic.
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,470
Posted By mvalspeed
Thumb I too got a pair of ropers that seemed small at...

I too got a pair of ropers that seemed small at first - tight, size 8. Put them on then wore them for about a 1/2 hour going through the full range of motion. Once they dried them seemed to stretch...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,001
Posted By mvalspeed
Thumb Love the Rainier bag...I've had mine for 5 years...

Love the Rainier bag...I've had mine for 5 years since the F650...now it does duty as a rear seat bag on my K-bike.:D
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,323
Posted By mvalspeed
Although my helmet has a sunshield, I also added...

Although my helmet has a sunshield, I also added a strip of blue painters tape. It handles the the hot spot of the sun, and reduces glare and brightness considerably.

It's cheap, easily replaced...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,410
Posted By mvalspeed
Why not stepinto the darkside with an RT? Safe...

Why not stepinto the darkside with an RT?
Safe Rodin'
M.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,880
Posted By mvalspeed
Try a mini-Pelican case, secured to the bike with...

Try a mini-Pelican case, secured to the bike with a fishing leader (stainless) and velcro. The case is waterproof and the transponder won't care about the weather, or the depth of the stream on the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2009, 12:07 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 157,700
Posted By mvalspeed
Nasty weather...shiny RT!

Nasty weather...shiny RT!
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,837
Posted By mvalspeed
Congratulations on a safe and successful trip. I...

Congratulations on a safe and successful trip. I enjoyed the comments, and the beauty that you captured that makes this a wonderful land. Great pictures of a happy couple, and two seasoned adventure...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,561
Posted By mvalspeed
I'd recommend a R1200RT without question. Under...

I'd recommend a R1200RT without question. Under 600 lbs., range+, handling, upright, hardbag, and that's only the beginning. You can find an older one with under 20k/mi. for a good price. I commute...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 31,125
Posted By mvalspeed
"Gravity always wins."

"Gravity always wins."
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,391
Posted By mvalspeed
...can't say enough good things about the RT. I...

...can't say enough good things about the RT. I upgraded from my F650 GS, and there are major advantages. The balance, the wind protection, and all-around excellence.

There's lots of power on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,682
Posted By mvalspeed
2007 Bmw R1200 Rt - 45 - 50mpg

2007 Bmw R1200 Rt - 45 - 50mpg
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 773,118
Posted By mvalspeed
GB, Received the decals today...and they are...

GB, Received the decals today...and they are beautifully made. Thanks for the help. An additional order will follow soon...need the "ADV" stickers. I over ordered. My wife is leary where "FYYFF" may...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By mvalspeed
Welcome to the world of GMRS radios...I happen to...

Welcome to the world of GMRS radios...I happen to agree that the prices are crazy, but then again it's the story you get what you pay for. Kenwood, and others, may include cast aluminum in their...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 773,118
Posted By mvalspeed
GB, and to the broader group... A minor...

GB, and to the broader group...
A minor correction to the dictum "Always Riding"...should be "Semper inrideo" (rough latin).

May be a good addition, but clearly not an insult to our Marine...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 773,118
Posted By mvalspeed
GB, sent a paypal for stickers. Thank you for...

GB, sent a paypal for stickers. Thank you for your service to the riding community.
'Semper riding'
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,644
Posted By mvalspeed
I wear Olympia Airglides, black. They do get warm...

I wear Olympia Airglides, black. They do get warm when the weather is warm and I'm stopped in the traffic. Typically the commute is 16 miles. The next pair of gear will probably be the Tourmaster set...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,735
Posted By mvalspeed
17 degrees...no electrics...16 miles...

17 degrees...no electrics...16 miles...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,534
Posted By mvalspeed
On my R1200RT, I put the transponder in a Pelican...

On my R1200RT, I put the transponder in a Pelican case (small one) with a clear top. The box is then affixed under the windscreen, on the cowl. I used dual-lock 3m removable velcro...like a charm....
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 190,969
Posted By mvalspeed
Sly, I just finished reading your, thus far,...

Sly, I just finished reading your, thus far, accounting of the Iliad. Great pictures, and simple writings. Thanks. Encourages me to wonder about the possibilities of going off to fresh new roads as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,128
Posted By mvalspeed
Laugh Stunning...breathtaking odyssey...downright...

Stunning...breathtaking odyssey...downright biblical in scope. Please recount the story of how your had to slit the seal bladder to slow down the snowblindness? Or could you tell us how you beat a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-07-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,099
Posted By mvalspeed
Have a great time! Some tips that bear repeating...

Have a great time! Some tips that bear repeating for a winter ascent of Mt. Washington...
1. If its your first time up, use a guide...or someone experienced, rated, for winter mountaineering; (some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By mvalspeed
Eek I've had my share of pucker moments, that are...

I've had my share of pucker moments, that are silly (over-reacting), and some that are plainly opportunities to test out the "soil-release" abilities of the newest detergent. Beyond being thankful...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,665
Posted By mvalspeed
You can try a Frogg Togg...got one of the...

You can try a Frogg Togg...got one of the discontinued versions, in yellow, for about $35USD. The material is very breathable, and has a proprietary laminate for waterproofness.
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,757
Posted By mvalspeed
For solid information about pouch meals, packing...

For solid information about pouch meals, packing light, etc., try www.backpacker.com - although not a motorized topic area, informative and insightful.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By mvalspeed
...ear plugs, can't live with 'em and can't hear...

...ear plugs, can't live with 'em and can't hear without them...
One method I found that works, albeit it is slightly off putting, you may want to consider wetting them with water. Don't soak them,...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By mvalspeed
I have the Caribou cases, which are reasonably...

I have the Caribou cases, which are reasonably priced, and very solid pieces. Although it may be a one-time hit, or a one-time use, get something that'll be around for a long time. No major trips for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 209,013
Posted By mvalspeed
Eek The Turtle Got Waxed!

Going down the road at 50 - 55 MPH. Car in front completely missed a turtle crossing the road, I made a quick jink to the right to miss it, and nailed it with my front tire...caused the wheel to...
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