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Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By Garry
Sounds like you needed a better route. In my...

Sounds like you needed a better route. In my experience, the back roads and less traveled state highways in the boonies are pretty much devoid of maniac cagers. Plus, you can have your sport AND...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,026
Posted By Garry
I was a bit of a bike ho prior to buying my 2007...

I was a bit of a bike ho prior to buying my 2007 KTM 950 Supermoto "R". Couldn't get it out of my head after several test rides. It's been a keeper. Turned over 63K miles last month. Huge fun. Fits...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,854
Posted By Garry
I have a 2009 VW GLI with a DSG transmission (a...

I have a 2009 VW GLI with a DSG transmission (a real auto-shifting manual with dual clutches) and want my 6-speed manual back. I can't imagine using it on a motorcycle unless it was just for mindless...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,654
Posted By Garry
I would think a KTM 690 Duke would fit the bill...

I would think a KTM 690 Duke would fit the bill nicely.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,368
Views: 1,295,023
Posted By Garry
Recently announced Aprilia Caponord Rally has...

Recently announced Aprilia Caponord Rally has made my short list. I hope it comes to the USA at the same price as the current Travel model.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,843
Views: 428,226
Posted By Garry
Did a 1200cc Buell ever do Bonneville? I would...

Did a 1200cc Buell ever do Bonneville? I would think they could have easily broken those same records. No doubt the Motus is faster than the (~100 HP) Buells, but winning those records isn't really a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,134
Posted By Garry
Used Buell? Belt drive. No valve adjustments....

Used Buell? Belt drive. No valve adjustments. Sporty.
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,365
Posted By Garry
I like modern bikes for their reliable powerful...

I like modern bikes for their reliable powerful engines, good fully adjustable suspension and strong brakes. Not so much for the styling on some models.

But I don't feel the need for ABS,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,277
Posted By Garry
Any other off-road worthy changes like longer...

Any other off-road worthy changes like longer suspension? Looks pretty stock to me. The rest of the stuff is just bolt on parts (skid plate, crash bars, luggage, etc). New rear shock and mod the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,867
Posted By Garry
That would be me that got the idle stepper motor...

That would be me that got the idle stepper motor part name wrong. Was going from (faulty) memory when researching the 800 roadie. Still, it's a concern for me as my planned use for my next...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,867
Posted By Garry
IMO, if you don't plan on spending much time on...

IMO, if you don't plan on spending much time on unpaved roads, then a 17/17 wheel setup is best for carving twisties. Best choice of sticky rubber and less gyroscopic effect from the front wheel.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
No engine work. Original clutch. Replaced the...

No engine work. Original clutch. Replaced the clutch slave with an Evoluzione (just because). It has the Leo Vince slip-ons and "X-bike" jetting. I've gone through a bunch of fuel pumps (one every...
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
I officially turned over 100,000 kilometers...

I officially turned over 100,000 kilometers (62,137 miles) this weekend. Here are a few photos from this weekend...

...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
I'm heading down that way tomorrow too!...

I'm heading down that way tomorrow too! Pittsburgh to Mt Storm via Deep Creek and Elk Garden. 42, Jordan Run, Smoke Hole, 33 (over and back to VA), down to 250 over to Monterey, down to 39 and then...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
BUT when you follow a track you lose the "miles...

BUT when you follow a track you lose the "miles to next turn" and ability to show the directions for the rest of the route, both of which I find to be valuable on street rides. IMO you have to pay a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
I read somewhere that BC looks for specific map...

I read somewhere that BC looks for specific map image filenames (factory names) and if you use Map Install (which is what BC launches to install maps), it can't see those maps because the map image...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
Or just cut a vertical slit in it and use a...

Or just cut a vertical slit in it and use a ziptie to re-secure it. Easy peasy. I've done it a few times...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,891
Posted By Garry
19" front wheel on the DL vs 17" front on the SV....

19" front wheel on the DL vs 17" front on the SV. Plus the DL has a longer wheelbase and more relaxed steering geometry.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
I just had/solved this issue. In Basecamp, go to...

I just had/solved this issue. In Basecamp, go to the Edit | Options.. menu option. Click on the "Device Transfer" icon. Make sure the correct device is shown (if you have multiple GPS's). Uncheck the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
Fuel pump #4 shit the bed this weekend on a trip...

Fuel pump #4 shit the bed this weekend on a trip to southeast Ohio. I got 14,142 miles out of this one. Had a spare one in my top case. I should have replaced it in the hotel parking lot last night,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
It's a setting in Basecamp. Each device BC knows...

It's a setting in Basecamp. Each device BC knows about has its own "device transfer" settings. I'm at work right now, but it might be on Edit | Options... and then click the Device Transfer icon on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
So it seems the issue with transferring routes...

So it seems the issue with transferring routes from BC 4.3.5 to my Montana 600 is due to the "Always match map" device transfer setting and the fact that BC doesn't correctly know what maps are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
I still have the plastic backer on my Evoluzione...

I still have the plastic backer on my Evoluzione slave. Original clutch plates (after 60K miles). ATF instead of Blood. Still working.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
Good question. I guess my spin on the question...

Good question. I guess my spin on the question is:

Which settings on the Montana are "global" (apply to all profiles) and which are profile-specifc?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
The plot thickens... I created a Route in...

The plot thickens...

I created a Route in Basecamp from my house to the Sheetz gas station that is the start of many rides (19.6 miles).

If I manually export the route from Basecamp as a GPX...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
The thing that really irks me is that there is no...

The thing that really irks me is that there is no reason the Montana shouldn't be able to load a route created in Basecamp with auto--routing enabled. The zumos have been doing it for years, why...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-12-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
So after hours of searching the web for guidance,...

So after hours of searching the web for guidance, I found a thread here that said to:

1) Create the route in Basecamp as normal using the same activity settings as will be used on the Montana
2)...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-11-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11,357
Views: 1,294,802
Posted By Garry
My new Montana 600 is driving me nuts. I can't...

My new Montana 600 is driving me nuts. I can't get it to follow routes uploaded to it from Basecamp... I have City Nav 2015.10 on both the PC and the Montana.

I create my route on public roads in...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 110,078
Posted By Garry
Hey Chip, I got the TeTS doc in my email. Looking...

Hey Chip, I got the TeTS doc in my email. Looking forward to checking out the route!
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
I believe that stock is 155/160 (F/R) and it is...

I believe that stock is 155/160 (F/R) and it is recommended to go to 160/165 plus move the needle clip to the third notch from the top. I opened my air box up and put in a high flow filter (BMC) so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
Two new carb diaphragms have cured my 950. It's...

Two new carb diaphragms have cured my 950. It's now back to the bad behavior inducing machine I love...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,444
Sticky: Tet
Views: 137,574
Posted By Garry
Hi Chip. I got your emails with the PDFs (TET,...

Hi Chip. I got your emails with the PDFs (TET, TETS). Can't wait to try out the mid-Atlantic sections (TWVT, TPAT).
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,534
Posted By Garry
I happened to be at the local Aprilia dealer...

I happened to be at the local Aprilia dealer yesterday and was admiring a Tuono in white. Niiiiice.... It's a demo and the sales dude was encouraging me to take it out for an hour. Might have to do...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
This should help. Even though I wrote it, I had...

This should help. Even though I wrote it, I had to refer to it yesterday while re-installing my air box after putting in new spark plugs...
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9,928
Views: 1,541,790
Posted By Garry
So it turns out that I had my carb diaphragm...

So it turns out that I had my carb diaphragm issue completely backwards: the carb with the slide that snapped back quickly was the bad one with 3 vertical tears in the diaphragm. The other diaphragm...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Garry
So now that I understand what is going on (had it...

So now that I understand what is going on (had it backwards) I inspect what I thought was my old/good diaphragm and it has 3 big slits in it. Totally fubar'd. I guess the one thought was bad (see...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Garry
Thanks for the replies. I will stop by my local...

Thanks for the replies. I will stop by my local shop on the way home from work and order a second one. Should be in on Tuesday. Then I'll take a really good look at the old one and see if I can find...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Garry
So did your old/good one that you kept on the...

So did your old/good one that you kept on the bike behave like the new one (damped/slow response) or did the slide snap back quickly? I would expect both slides to act more or less the same.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Garry
No roll-on power to speak off. Gutless. If I'm...

No roll-on power to speak off. Gutless. If I'm slow and smooth with the throttle I can motor along at my usual brisk pace in the twisties. But should I want to do a multi-car pass, or try to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By Garry
So the slower/damped response of the new part is...

So the slower/damped response of the new part is correct? If so, I guess another trip to the dealer to order a second one ($70) is in order. I will do a very thorough check of the old, non-torn part,...
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