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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-22-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,680
Posted By Eat the Peach
Harley Davidson Ride Planner

I haven't used it in quite some time, but Harley Davidson Ride Planner worked very well for dragging, dropping, and shaping routes. There's a plug in for exporting routes to Garmin devices.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By Eat the Peach
A little dab to the on-off switch on my Nuvi...

A little dab to the on-off switch on my Nuvi makes it easy to use with gloves. A second dab on the back secures a small electrical ring connector for attaching a lanyard just in case the gps should...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,362
Posted By Eat the Peach
What if you're riding alone and get separated...

What if you're riding alone and get separated from your bike and are immobile after an accident? Thrown over the side of a hill in an isolated area say, perish the thought! I think it makes sense to...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Eat the Peach
Absolutely! I wonder if it's possible for the...

Absolutely! I wonder if it's possible for the mods to append/integrate this thread into the original and sticky the original.

Jesse
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,446
Posted By Eat the Peach
Yes, indeed. Wouldn't be much use w/o the clamp....

Yes, indeed. Wouldn't be much use w/o the clamp. Over time that useless L-shaped piece has morphed into THE motorcycle attachment in my mind. :D

Jesse
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2012, 05:09 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 168,446
Posted By Eat the Peach
I have the m/c adapter but don't use it, never...

I have the m/c adapter but don't use it, never have - works fine without it. AFAIR, the only thing it does is anchor the top of the solid steel bar that fits in the center of the wheel.

Jesse
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-26-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,637
Posted By Eat the Peach
At the Garmin website you can compare features of...

At the Garmin website you can compare features of the automotive gps models. Home On the Road All Road Products Automotive 2012 Line

My guess is that BaseCamp will work (in the sense of...
Forum: Regional forums 06-22-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 88,642
Posted By Eat the Peach
Leaving in about an hour to meet up with Garry....

Leaving in about an hour to meet up with Garry. He planned out a long way around route but we should be there between 6 and 7. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Jesse
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,041
Posted By Eat the Peach
Thanks for the confirmation on the reflector -...

Thanks for the confirmation on the reflector - I'm going to look into it. I followed your woes with the Uly over on badweb - good luck with the sale. Jesse
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,041
Posted By Eat the Peach
HIDs in Uly

That's the truth about the headlights for sure. I've been thinking about HIDs in both. The big thing stopping me, apart from the fact that I try to do very little riding during hours of darkness, is...
Forum: Regional forums 05-14-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,338
Posted By Eat the Peach
I'm rooming with Garry but he has had his name...

I'm rooming with Garry but he has had his name down for a while. So, no one new at this point. [/insert sarcastic moving tag joke here/]
Forum: Regional forums 05-13-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,338
Posted By Eat the Peach
shirts look great

Mark,

PP'd you the money for a medium. Thanks or taking care of this. Jesse
Forum: Regional forums 05-13-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 88,642
Posted By Eat the Peach
Room booked and in for the BBQ. Looking forward...

Room booked and in for the BBQ. Looking forward to it :1drink

Jesse
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 158,353
Posted By Eat the Peach
That's a worthwhile change - the Uly certainly...

That's a worthwhile change - the Uly certainly needs better lights. Please post pics when you get a chance.
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,212
Posted By Eat the Peach
PVC Grommet for Buell XB series engine

Hi Quickv4!

This thread is a great idea and should be stickied so inmates don't forget it exists - what say you mods?

One of the guys over on Badweb who isn't a member on here is looking for a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Eat the Peach
Works good on Centos after I installed...

Works good on Centos after I installed Getopt::Long and XML::Simple (I had to strip out ^ from "/usr/bin/perl ^"). Thanks again --- very useful :thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-10-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Eat the Peach
Thanks for sharing :clap I'll download it later...

Thanks for sharing :clap I'll download it later and give it a twirl on Linux.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,861
Posted By Eat the Peach
The Fehling topcase rack is designed to be used...

The Fehling topcase rack is designed to be used with or without side case racks. I bought one from a badwebber and use it with a Givi topcase - just mentioning this as an option for those who just...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,482
Posted By Eat the Peach
Agree on the weight, but keeping it below 400, at...

Agree on the weight, but keeping it below 400, at the price point punters expect, and able to withstand the abuse of regular offroad riding may be a bit of a challenge.

The 650 is a bumped up 400...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-31-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,100
Posted By Eat the Peach
This is for version 3.1.3. The Mac beta adds...

This is for version 3.1.3. The Mac beta adds quite a bit of functionality that afaik is not available in the pc version. I'm wondering if there is a pc beta available for download with similar...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,100
Posted By Eat the Peach
Basecamp is also available for PC. Jesse

Basecamp is also available for PC.

Jesse
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,100
Posted By Eat the Peach
The download link is for the Mac beta. Is there a...

The download link is for the Mac beta. Is there a windows beta?

Jesse
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eat the Peach
Way to go, Tim! Jesse

Way to go, Tim!

Jesse
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Eat the Peach
That really blows. This is definitely the place...

That really blows. This is definitely the place to get the most exposure. I also posted a link to your story on steelcityriders.com, it's not nearly as big but it may help. Please keep us updated on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By Eat the Peach
My long-distance bet is on a pinched fuel supply...

My long-distance bet is on a pinched fuel supply line, or insufficient pump pressure to feed the front carb, or a combination of the two. It ran for "a couple of days" after the tank was removed and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,744
Posted By Eat the Peach
Congrats on the VX, they're pretty reliable...

Congrats on the VX, they're pretty reliable usually!

Sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump (or something wrong in the fuel supply line, a blockage, pinched fuel line, not enough vacuum?)....
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2011, 02:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,720
Posted By Eat the Peach
It's obviously not nearly as durable as some of...

It's obviously not nearly as durable as some of the "toughbook" devices mentioned by others here, but I've used an asus netbook on a number of trips (nothing offroad) and it worked fine. I wrap it in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-27-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eat the Peach
Wylie, No need to install anything, you...

Wylie,

No need to install anything, you don't need "program 'iso' " The reason you were instructed to install fonty-rg was because you used the iso command rather than the mount command.

Also,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,219
Posted By Eat the Peach
How heavy duty are the conduit clamps? I used...

How heavy duty are the conduit clamps? I used rubber-coated conduit clamps from Lowes to attach the top box plate to the carrier on my Uly and two of four have failed due to fatigue after about 6-7K....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 963,078
Posted By Eat the Peach
Yes indeed! Good work, Slammer!

Yes indeed! Good work, Slammer!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-26-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eat the Peach
Wylie, Two things to note for when you get...

Wylie,

Two things to note for when you get back to your recovery attempts:

1) if you burnt it as a data disk you don't use the loop device to mount the disk, the loop device is to mount image...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-25-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eat the Peach
Wylie, you can mount an iso image via the loop...

Wylie, you can mount an iso image via the loop device under linux. Then use midnight commander or some other file explorer app to navigate to the mounted image and copy the individual files to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-22-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eat the Peach
I've got a dual booting netbook, eeebuntu and xp...

I've got a dual booting netbook, eeebuntu and xp (well had before my video adapter went south due to operator error hotplugging external video) and it worked fine. I rarely booted into XP and it was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 963,078
Posted By Eat the Peach
You got a pm! Jesse

You got a pm! Jesse
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 963,078
Posted By Eat the Peach
Tag is on the move again....

New tag, second picture is the clue, both pics were taken at the same spot.

Tag:

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h31/pavtwin/s5002465.jpg

Clue:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 963,078
Posted By Eat the Peach
Sits for over six weeks and then we have a bruce,...

Sits for over six weeks and then we have a bruce, typical. But, as Yukon sez, it's moving again and better weather is on the way.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12,291
Views: 963,078
Posted By Eat the Peach
Murrysville Tree Sign as seen from Laird Hall

About fourteen months ago I was on my way to grab a tag close to here. mrsticky had beaten me to it and I came by as he was about to drop this tag so we hightailed it off and dropped a different one...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,723
Posted By Eat the Peach
Good idea, Thanks! It will be pretty easy to lift...

Good idea, Thanks! It will be pretty easy to lift the weight before going on a trip so the feel is fresh. Next time I change the tire I'll experiment with different lengths of wrench and extension...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2011, 04:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,723
Posted By Eat the Peach
roadside repairs without a toque wrench

Great discussion, I've learned a lot here, Thanks!

My question goes a beyond the scope of the original topic. I don't carry a torque wrench on the bike and I'm wondering what would be the...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 96,289
Posted By Eat the Peach
Brian, Thanks for the reply. It seems like...

Brian,

Thanks for the reply. It seems like you place the jack in position by hand whereas I was trying to slide it into position with my foot and it kept toppling. Next time I have someone around...
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