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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By RobR
I did this to my GPS60: ...

I did this to my GPS60:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=597136

But eventually the threads in the GPS worn down from the vibration. Then I went with one these:
...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,946
Posted By RobR
TAT = Sam

If someone wants to create feeder trails that link into the TAT, great. Have fun. But posting files or routes of Sam's intellectual property (the TAT route) is not cool.

I applaud those...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 08-16-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By RobR
Wanted: San Diego to Elsinore dirt route ideas?

So my bike is in San Diego now and I'm headed out there next weekend for the Elsinore Motocross race. Looking for good routes, hopefully dirt, thru the mountains from the Vista area to Elsinore.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 85,347
Posted By RobR
That, good sir, is a VOR - VHF Omni...

That, good sir, is a VOR - VHF Omni Directoctionlal Range. Its a big ass radio used for aircraft navigation. Planes tuned to it can get a magnetic bearing to the station. Most aircraft have 2 VOR...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By RobR
The Holy Trinity of fixing things is complete.:duct tape, zip ties...

and Sugru.

This stuff is amazing. www.sugru.com (http://www.sugru.com)

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AeJsH5WL9IE" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,636,980
Posted By RobR
San Mateo Marriott. Yeah, I travel for work...

San Mateo Marriott.

Yeah, I travel for work too much.
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,498
Posted By RobR
+1 for revzilla. They are the Zappo's of...

+1 for revzilla. They are the Zappo's of motorcycle gear - unreal customer service.
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,175
Posted By RobR
I just ordered the d30 to upgrade my Dakar pants...

I just ordered the d30 to upgrade my Dakar pants and my plan is to put both the d30 and the original pads in the pockets. My question is, do I put the d30 on innermost side or the stock pads?
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,356
Posted By RobR
Throw another vote for the SL2 on the pile I...

Throw another vote for the SL2 on the pile I strarted off with a SL1 but it was too cramped and the rear needed to be staked out.

I completely understand your lean toward ReI, but you can find...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By RobR
Rezvilla is great. Keep in mind that their...

Rezvilla is great. Keep in mind that their retail location is not in the same place as the warehouse. If you email them a few days before you plan on going with a list of gear and potential sizes...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 37,888
Posted By RobR
+1 you can't go wrong with Wolfman. Great...

+1

you can't go wrong with Wolfman. Great designs, quality workmanship and they stand behind their products.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 904,501
Posted By RobR
Exped Multimat

Exped MultiMat

http://www.backcountryedge.com/images/PRODUCT/medium/exped-multimat.jpg


http://www.rei.com/product/748726/exped-multimat-sleeping-mat...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-29-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 111,880
Posted By RobR
Got the doc!

Got the doc!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
I had the same issue, missing 3rd, with mine...

I had the same issue, missing 3rd, with mine right around time for the first oil change. It went away once I changed the oil (which looked pretty bad).
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,144
Posted By RobR
+1. They have the best customer service in the...

+1. They have the best customer service in the business. I call them the Zappo's of the motorcycle world. Easy, no hassle returns, great product info and when you call them, the guy on the other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
I'm still healing up from my busted ankle (non...

I'm still healing up from my busted ankle (non bike related) but it sure does look like fun.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
David, I've got one and it works great. ...

David, I've got one and it works great. Programming it was an initial pain in the ass (counting flashing lights) but it works as advertised.

-Rob
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,508
Posted By RobR
While targeted for the paraglider/hang glider...

While targeted for the paraglider/hang glider community, Livetrack24lite will do what you are looking for.

http://www.xcmag.com/2010/03/livetrack24lite-iphone-gps-tracker/
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
but didn't the collective on this tread tell you...

but didn't the collective on this tread tell you to get a WRR last year?

:evil
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,504
Posted By RobR
love it

I went from a 15 inch macbook pro (2009 model) to the 13 inch Air and love it.

While the screen is smaller, its at a higher resolution. Love the weight - I often times have to double check my bag...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
Who needs manuals when they have those great...

Who needs manuals when they have those great installation videos on youtube?
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
Posi tap on the blue wire running to the tail...

Posi tap on the blue wire running to the tail light.

http://www.posi-lock.com/posiplug.html

The Eastern Beaver 3 circuit kits even comes with one.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,818
Posted By RobR
Thanks David, I was planning on making a run to...

Thanks David, I was planning on making a run to CycleGear tomorrow to pick up some new gloves.

As for Airsharing, a little google-fu lead me to this link, which confirms that Airsharing does not...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,818
Posted By RobR
I don't have the camera kit yet, but I wonder if...

I don't have the camera kit yet, but I wonder if an app like AirSharing would work? I use airsharing to move files between my computer and the ipad/iphone all the time. Works well.

OT, but where...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 30,462
Posted By RobR
Flipped only. I have a Scotts so the regular one...

Flipped only. I have a Scotts so the regular one won't work.
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 30,462
Posted By RobR
I'd be interested in a flipped version. Would...

I'd be interested in a flipped version. Would work great with my Scotts stabilizer.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-14-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,251
Posted By RobR
11'' macbook air

The 11 inch macbook air looks perfect.

http://www.apple.com/macbookair/specs.html

http://www.laptop-computer-comparison.com/image-files/apple-macbook-air.jpg


Bought a 13 inch air last...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
I'd love to see them import these as cheap...

I'd love to see them import these as cheap commuter/learner bikes.

I'm a novice dirt rider, and thankfully the local dual sport guys have taken me under their wing - but damn, they are all really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
Insulation for plastics shroud?

I'm replacing my blue plastics with white and the new plastics didn't come with any of the insulation on it that the stock has. Is this necessary? And if so, where do you get it? Any generic...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
Those guys are right around the corner from me...

Those guys are right around the corner from me and I STILL haven't made time to go take a look/ride at this setup.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
Really? I ordered replacement plastics from them...

Really? I ordered replacement plastics from them last week to switch my 09 blue R over to all white (2010 X) look for about $240.


I just ordered fenders, side panels, headlight plastics and the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
You can lower it up to 2 inches with the stock...

You can lower it up to 2 inches with the stock lowering and a lowering link. I'd just look for a smaller bike, lighter ride for her - like a TW200 or a XT225, or XT250.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
He does not provide GPX files. When he says he...

He does not provide GPX files. When he says he has GPS coords, he means he has the lat/long of the turns embedded into the rollcharts.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By RobR
Thanks for the info - that definitely means I...

Thanks for the info - that definitely means I will back it up with the ziptie. Oh well.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-07-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By RobR
That's why I ran power to it. :)

That's why I ran power to it. :)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By RobR
Garmin GPSmap 60 RAM mount mod - no more zipties

My RAM mount for my Garmin GPSMAP 60cx arrived today and it was easy to see why folks complain about the need to zip-tie the GPS to the mount. Even more curious was the long plastic ring on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
looks good

Not sure I'd like my tools rattling around in there, but those welds sure are pretty.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
heads up - D606 on Sale

Motorcycle Superstore has D606'S on sale, up to 30% off right now.

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/29/393/5337/ITEM/Dunlop-D606-Dual-Sport-Rear-Tire.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
thought you were referring to the new 3 gal tank.

thought you were referring to the new 3 gal tank.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,122,875
Posted By RobR
That means you are only getting 37 mpg. Mine is...

That means you are only getting 37 mpg. Mine is till in the break in period (less than 400 miles) and I'm getting 55mpg.
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