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Forum: Equipment 04-06-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,510
Posted By Ola M
Hmm! It sure sounds like it! This makes a lot of...

Hmm! It sure sounds like it! This makes a lot of sense considering the argument that Bluetooth could only stream to one device...so what, the device itself can stream to another device, make it a...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,510
Posted By Ola M
Thanks. I'm sure there are ways to work with the...

Thanks. I'm sure there are ways to work with the BT protocol to get around such limitations but that it isn't worth the cost by the company. I'll give the BT units a miss and go with wires or DIY.
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,510
Posted By Ola M
That's what I meant. Another box, more money,...

That's what I meant. Another box, more money, more wires, to replicate functionality which a $20 box from China can do with two wires? To pillion at least, which is what I want. I'll go with...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 30,510
Posted By Ola M
Can either system provide music from the same...

Can either system provide music from the same source to both rider and passenger while acting as intercom? Simple wired solutions have done this since the Walk-Man days, but I can't find a wireless...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
Thanks for the replies to my suspension q guys. I...

Thanks for the replies to my suspension q guys. I guess I shouldn't overthink it, it'll probably be fine. Now the one thing where the XC is clearly superior is the sexy Intense Orange. :D
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
I haven't weighed myself for ages, but I guess...

I haven't weighed myself for ages, but I guess somewhere between 80 and 85 kg (176 - 187 lbs), depending on how big my dinner was. While it would be nice to be smack dab in the middle of Triumph's...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
I'm doing the internal debate on XC or not, those...

I'm doing the internal debate on XC or not, those of you who are piling on the miles on the road version, do you find the suspension plushing up considerably or slightly? I've demoed both and found...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2011, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
Does all cartridge forks have two speed damping?...

Does all cartridge forks have two speed damping? I.e. high and low speed compression?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,500
Posted By Ola M
Yes and you got away fine, but I meant doing that...

Yes and you got away fine, but I meant doing that as soon as you see the other lane slow down, before any car pops out. As you said, once there is a speed differential there is risk and that risk is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,500
Posted By Ola M
Going to have to agree with this. Obviously the...

Going to have to agree with this. Obviously the car is in the wrong, but it's worse to be in the hurt.

Cars have very obvious body language. You can read them like a good cowboy reads a herd of...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
Good point on the tubes TooBadBrad. Sells me on...

Good point on the tubes TooBadBrad. Sells me on the road version. And congrats Meles meles! That lovely color is the only thing that still makes me lust for the XC. I wonder what Triumph has planned...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
Perhaps all your teeth are rattled out? :D Good...

Perhaps all your teeth are rattled out? :D Good to know. Aftermarket will catch up anyway, it seems to sell pretty well.

Race Tech didn't much approve of the 1050s setup:



...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21,747
Views: 3,998,077
Posted By Ola M
I was eagerly waiting for the launch all...

I was eagerly waiting for the launch all throughout the prolonged hype period and was glad to finally try both models at a dealer demo day a few weeks back. Due to getting lost I got a an extra 30...
Forum: EMEA 02-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Ola M
Good central Edinburgh hotel with bike parking?

I want to visit the Fringe festival in August and I suppose I have to book the hotel seriously early to get good choice. Do you know a reasonably priced one within walking distance of the Royal Mile...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,984
Posted By Ola M
I have one myself, or at least its European...

I have one myself, or at least its European cousin. '86 GSX750ES. Not a good candidate for a D/S mod. Nothing is impossible of course, but there's more to it that just putting knobbies on it. If you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ola M
Hahaha, that airbox shot is hilarious. Must be...

Hahaha, that airbox shot is hilarious. Must be one disappointed squirrel. Also great pics of what looks like a great ride. I've tried the 2010 Versys once, loved the midrange punch of the engine.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,180
Posted By Ola M
Excellent report, thanks for posting! Gives me...

Excellent report, thanks for posting! Gives me the usual Alpine craves...Swiss roads and Italian food. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 45,811
Posted By Ola M
Well done! Let me know if you're travelling...

Well done! Let me know if you're travelling through Bergen on the way home, you deserve a beer or two for reaching Knivskjellodden. :D You can take the ferry to Hirtshals from here and there's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 342,894
Posted By Ola M
Hi Tage! Just a quick update from the home...

Hi Tage! Just a quick update from the home country.

http://i32.tinypic.com/1sy78n.jpg

The old Suzuki is doing well. Well past 100 000 km, no leaks and no squeaks!

...
Forum: The Garage 06-08-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,685
Posted By Ola M
Excellent work ValveCrusher! I wish I...

Excellent work ValveCrusher!



I wish I did, but no. I'll be sure to get some more the next time I visit my dad!
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,685
Posted By Ola M
Yeah, it's critical for the anode not to short...

Yeah, it's critical for the anode not to short against the material you want cleaned, but it's not difficult to MacGyver something up like the plastic tube you used or any other form of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By Ola M
The first thing that comes to mind in that type...

The first thing that comes to mind in that type of situations is a clogged or otherwise blocked tank vent. As the fuel level drops, a vacuum forms in the tank unless air is brought in to replace it...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,685
Posted By Ola M
Eek Removing rust from tank using the MAGIC OF ELECTRONS

(This topic is covered more than once in this forum, but I was so pleased with the results we got I figured this was worthy of its own pic-heavy thread)

Ok, so electrons are more about science...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 342,894
Posted By Ola M
Have done a sneak peek on your blog, eagerly...

Have done a sneak peek on your blog, eagerly expecting the adv version of the Greek trip report!

By the way, if August is too hot in Montemagno maybe you want to join me in Iceland? Original plan...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,791
Posted By Ola M
Most excellent vid! The editing quality made me...

Most excellent vid! The editing quality made me suspect it was your dayjob. :clap




You bet they do, the fines are pretty steep as well. But for the roads you usually choose on a motorcycle,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,671
Posted By Ola M
Great report from my own stomping grounds! You've...

Great report from my own stomping grounds! You've alerted me to some cool back roads that I was unaware of, particularly the old pass over Røldal and that funny gravel road with tunnels. Roll on...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 88,406
Posted By Ola M
http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part1/CIMG2361.jpg ...

http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part1/CIMG2361.jpg

Burnin' south for the Swiss border.

http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part3/CIMG2709.jpg

Tuscany.

http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part3/CIMG3030.jpg
Forum: EMEA 11-20-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,365
Posted By Ola M
If you have 3 weeks I recommend you ride along...

If you have 3 weeks I recommend you ride along the coast south of Trondheim. The area between Bergen and Molde has some of the most stunning scenery in southern Norway. You mentioned you had seen my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2009, 03:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,771
Posted By Ola M
Great thread, I thought I would post my advice...

Great thread, I thought I would post my advice but ended up learning a bit instead. I've scraped a peg once going downhill, it spooked me as I thought my lean wasn't that steep. Usually I go quite...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
Thanks much for the praise guys, I really...

Thanks much for the praise guys, I really appreciate it! :raabia
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
Day 13 to 15 - The Long Way Home Having...

Day 13 to 15 - The Long Way Home

Having postponed my return one day, this is what I had ahead of me:

http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part3/routehome.jpg

Cotignac - Pfungstadt - Aalborg = 2041...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
Day 8 to day 12 - Gorging on the good life and a...

Day 8 to day 12 - Gorging on the good life and a huge gorge
(the last update should have been Day 7)

http://djmarvin.org/eurotrip/part3/CIMG2770.jpg

I had brought exquisite gifts to my hosts....
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,456
Posted By Ola M
Most of the questions had no alternatives that...

Most of the questions had no alternatives that fit me and in the end it picked a Duc I don't want.

Does that mean I should get a Beamer? :scratch
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,742
Posted By Ola M
Thanks for the input. Would an all adjustable...

Thanks for the input. Would an all adjustable Ohlins in the back help much? Anyway, just dreaming of the next bike. Don't know if I will do much two up long range, but I sure would like the option.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,742
Posted By Ola M
I'll post this question here since it's as good...

I'll post this question here since it's as good as any R1100S thread...it's known as a good sport tourer, but is it usable for two up touring? Perhaps with a top box as well?
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
And I just realized I've forgotten to thank all...

And I just realized I've forgotten to thank all posters for the nice and positive feedback! Thanks! :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
Nice pics! I don't blame you for doing that route...

Nice pics! I don't blame you for doing that route again and again, it's the stuff of legends. Also good to see you did better than me at taking good pics of your bike while there. :D
Forum: Europe 10-02-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Ola M
I REALLY want to join in, but as you've already...

I REALLY want to join in, but as you've already experienced, planning even a month ahead is a bit difficult for me. By May next year I could be doing something very different.

So I'll post in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,159
Posted By Ola M
Right on, Blackbert! I suppose that's something...

Right on, Blackbert! I suppose that's something we all get (or should get) out of hanging around on this forum.

Day 8 - Arrivederci Autostrada - Bonjour Autoroute


My second and last morning...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,005
Posted By Ola M
Thanks for the great pics! Hopefully I'll make it...

Thanks for the great pics! Hopefully I'll make it there next year.
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