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Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,360
Posted By Simplyred
Adventure is between your ears. It depends on the...

Adventure is between your ears. It depends on the individual whether he gains that experience travelling to Starbucks or Farawayistan.
There is really no point in criticizing individuals for either...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Simplyred
What you are looking for is a post from ownst1100...

What you are looking for is a post from ownst1100 he is the guy who built that setup.
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,066
Posted By Simplyred
For cooking have a look at the systems from...

For cooking have a look at the systems from ghilly kettle. Little miracles that work on twigs and small wood to be found everywhere, can even burn dried dunst. Several sizes, several accessories. You...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,739
Posted By Simplyred
I got a back-a-line a few years back and it DID...

I got a back-a-line a few years back and it DID NOT work for me. The belt's support structure seems to press on my spine-fusing-bolts by pressing against my pants-belt, which then presses on to the...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,061
Posted By Simplyred
Ductape.

Ductape.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
Maybe also the Hilleberg Altai is an alternative.

Maybe also the Hilleberg Altai is an alternative.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By Simplyred
Even more buttons to remember... press once,...

Even more buttons to remember... press once, press twice, press button "x" together with button "y", press it for 3 seconds... press it for 6 seconds.... the list goes on.
One needs a secretary on...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
Wanted to add yet another tipi, this one looking...

Wanted to add yet another tipi, this one looking of excellent price-quality mix, and that looks quite sturdy, up for all types of weather/environment especially with a stove:
...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
Does seem nicely priced, but reviews speak about...

Does seem nicely priced, but reviews speak about missing parts, inferior quality (many leaks) etc etc. This does throw up the question whether this is the product to buy. Maybe shell out just a...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
That Megahorn REALLY does look great! Nice thing...

That Megahorn REALLY does look great! Nice thing seems the inner nest too. A pity there is no inner lining though, maybe that will still come some time. More than enough room to live.... the inner...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
This is a very good Tip ! Thank you.... Seems a...

This is a very good Tip ! Thank you....
Seems a very good tent for a very reasonable price?
The difference in price with the Tentipi is huge. But no inner lining available.
Are you using a stove...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,616
Posted By Simplyred
Tentipi

I just had a quick look at the Tentipi tents. Looks like a top-notch product that you could live in for a long period of time. However, quick calculations also learned, that you are very easily...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By Simplyred
I have seen a similar thread here about this some...

I have seen a similar thread here about this some months ago. Might need a search?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Simplyred
Better not leave it roadside when the garbage...

Better not leave it roadside when the garbage gets collected :)
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 92,190
Posted By Simplyred
Shitting in your own food simply doesn´t seem a...

Shitting in your own food simply doesn´t seem a very smart thing to do.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 92,190
Posted By Simplyred
Can't believe how this could be "good business"...

Can't believe how this could be "good business" from ANY point of view. Sure, people make mistakes. But then you mop correct it. Hastely. I think the way things are going is not model for good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,160
Posted By Simplyred
It is all a matter of market-value, not of what...

It is all a matter of market-value, not of what you have bought it for. I once sold a bike second hand for much more as the price I bought it for myself. Reason: the gubmint suddenly increased the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,354
Posted By Simplyred
The K75 is arguably the best K among the classic...

The K75 is arguably the best K among the classic series. I owned one long time ago, it is near perfect.
But for THAT price, their should be younger models on the market. I would advise to look out...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,985
Posted By Simplyred
Older K75, probably an RT. Easy maintenance...

Older K75, probably an RT.

Easy maintenance that you can do yourself, doesn't have the 1100's heat problems. The 1100 (I have one) also makes to much revs on me on the highway. I keep finding...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 155,104
Posted By Simplyred
People hope strange things indeed. It IS a ride...

People hope strange things indeed. It IS a ride report. Only its aftermath superseeds the ride. So what? Who cares where its located. Hope something more relevant instead. If these are your only...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 155,104
Posted By Simplyred
Just to add a few touches to this thread: first,...

Just to add a few touches to this thread: first, it is not only being read by riders from the US or Canada. You guys know that, the manufacturers might not. A BMW is a BMW. And anything we read here...
Forum: The Garage 10-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,701
Posted By Simplyred
I could, but I would have to charge you $250/h...

I could, but I would have to charge you $250/h for my services. Why don't you shop for a flat fee some more?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,045
Posted By Simplyred
Why should the dealer e-mail you when you where...

Why should the dealer e-mail you when you where right there in front of him?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,045
Posted By Simplyred
No surprise... The gap between Polish Service...

No surprise... The gap between Polish Service Culture and Japanese Service Culture (in general) is so huge that earth itself could spin loops between it. However, Japanese culture nowadays is...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 92,190
Posted By Simplyred
Oh yes, I am quite sure they are doing their very...

Oh yes, I am quite sure they are doing their very best to get out of this mess. And there should be "some" recognition for that. However, point is, they should not have gotten into this mess in the...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 92,190
Posted By Simplyred
Seems they have been overrun by this...

Seems they have been overrun by this product-drama. Apparently, they have not been able to scale up support levels to the level needed due to their problems. Since labor nowadays is widely available...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Simplyred
No. Nobody. Stupid remark Random-Water, I...

No. Nobody.
Stupid remark Random-Water, I never said that. Don't make up your own quotes and respond to them using my name please. You'd better start learning how to read.
Looks to me, you...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Simplyred
You might be waiting for a LONG time ! A lot of...

You might be waiting for a LONG time !
A lot of "established" players in industry lost their position because of missed or wrongly anticipated opportunities in the market. The photo-camera market...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Simplyred
Very good comments have already been posted....

Very good comments have already been posted. Started riding with my son a few years back when he was 6. Very short rides first, longer ones later. Now, he is 10 now, he has developed a natural...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,664
Posted By Simplyred
A shame that they have NEVER published a...

A shame that they have NEVER published a similarly important update for the G4.
I guess that customer got forgotten once the G9 was marketed soon after the G4.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 155,104
Posted By Simplyred
WOW!!!! Amazing... Thats really really generous!!

WOW!!!! Amazing... Thats really really generous!!
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 70,864
Posted By Simplyred
Fiio E6

So today I connected a Fiio E6 amplifier over wire to the MP3 input socket of the Cardo G4, and connected the Fiio to my Samsung smartphone.

The results were a bit disappointing. The gains in...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 70,864
Posted By Simplyred
MP3 and Phone

I am still having trouble with the sound quality and volume of my mp3 music in relation to the Cardo G4 powerset.

So, next thing I want to do, is hookup my Samsung GT-i9000 (a Galaxy smartphone)...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Simplyred
Can't get it to work. Have a Samsung GT-i9000...

Can't get it to work.
Have a Samsung GT-i9000 with gingerbread.xwjw5
I have the Google app installed, but can't even find the setting to put Google Now on/off.
There just isn't one.
I do have the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Simplyred
Is there not a simple app that does this instead...

Is there not a simple app that does this instead of having to invent the wheel yourself all over again?
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By Simplyred
Looking for SIMPLE voice control app

I want to install a simple voice control app on my Android Samsung i9000 to control stuff like mp3 and maybe gps from speaking into the mike of my cardo g4 headset. What can you guys advise me to use...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,630
Posted By Simplyred
True, but it is a bit more complex that that. ...

True, but it is a bit more complex that that.

Streaming music in MP3 format from your smartphone to your helmet headset DOES NOT require cell tower connection.

Streaming music from your home...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By Simplyred
Cardo G4. Sound quality of linked MP3 concerns.

I have a Cardo G4 powerset.

In order to listen to music (MP3) in the helmet, I have tried various options. I much prefer to have a screen where I can see what plays and can control it from there....
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By Simplyred
I don't believe that is by design. I think it is...

I don't believe that is by design. I think it is just the air pressure overpowering the locking mechanism like many helmets have.
Very annoying. I too like to drive with open visor. My full fairing...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 70,864
Posted By Simplyred
I use the software to set the settings, have...

I use the software to set the settings, have never even used the in-unit voice prompts, seems to be a cumbersome process comparing to using the software?
I also always thought, there would not be a...
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