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Forum: Equipment 06-29-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By BillsburgGS
I had the lifeactive...and threw it in the basement last week

I've been a dedicated Lifeproof case user through three iPhone models. They have worked great for me including as my handlebar mounted GPS. I also used the old form-fitted armband for running and...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,536
Posted By BillsburgGS
Lifeproof has something or "someone" wrong in...

Lifeproof has something or "someone" wrong in their accessories department. They take way too long to ship simple add ons like the armband. So, I made my own iPhone6 Lifeproof armband with quick...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-12-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By BillsburgGS
There are a few popular apps that let you...

There are a few popular apps that let you cache/store maps in your phone's memory. Like which seat is the best, which earplugs are best, etc. there are pros and cons to all of the good ones and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-26-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By BillsburgGS
I don't have a pic handy, and there are much...

I don't have a pic handy, and there are much better examples of how it "should" be done on ADV, Google and YouTube. But, all you have to do is buy a bobbin (small spool) of "conductive thread" from...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-25-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By BillsburgGS
I had an iPhone 5 before I got my 6 and had the...

I had an iPhone 5 before I got my 6 and had the same problem. Mine would do that sometimes while riding and trying to use Navigon. Ultimately, what I determined to cause it was a magnet that I had...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8,747
Views: 852,757
Posted By BillsburgGS
LifeProof bar/handle mount for iPhone 5/5s: free

Updated: it's gone


http://www.lifeproof.com/shop/us_en/lifeactiv-accessories/mounts/lifeproof-bike-bar-mount-for-fre-iphone-5-case/

If you have an iPhone 5 or 5s in a Lifeproof Fre or Nuud...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 on finger grip RAM mount

Now holding my iPhone 6 , previously 4&5 , all in LifeProof cases or Otter boxes, all through easy falls, hard falls, rain, triple digit speeds, and everything else. Holds solidly, leaves good...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-02-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,159
Posted By BillsburgGS
Unfortunately, you will need to divorce your...

Unfortunately, you will need to divorce your wife, remarry, and get a new FIL.

Hopefully, FIL #2 will agree with you on a new bike. If not, repeat step as necessary until all three parties are...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By BillsburgGS
Looks pretty cool

But before I'd drop $250 I 'd have to read some reviews, especially for two factors:

Does the "fit" really hold in ear while working out or in a helmet (vibrations over time)

Sweat. They say...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By BillsburgGS
5 1/2 years between thread posts and you say...

Over 5 years between posts, you married her after she bought/owed you a cheap steak. Mr., you have some splaini'n to do. Give up the story!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By BillsburgGS
They'll probably open the class asking the group...

They'll probably open the class asking the group to briefly introduce themselves and share why they are taking the class. I recommend you respond:

" I want to learn how to wheelie through traffic...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-02-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,388
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have only used it once to rent a loft/studio in...

I have only used it once to rent a loft/studio in a cool Montreal neighborhood.

While we saved some money versus a hotel room rate, I thought there were other great benefits:

Kitchen allowed us...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,679
Posted By BillsburgGS
I updated with no problems as has been the case...

I updated with no problems as has been the case with my prior 2-3 updates. FWIW I am on a Mac. Maybe the failures are tied to certain OS or versions of OS?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10,568
Views: 2,303,165
Posted By BillsburgGS
I bet 1st term politicians are much cleaner than...

I bet 1st term politicians are much cleaner than 10 year term politicians

That aside...

My 20,000 mile F800GS is way the hell dirtier, all the time, than my 22,500 mile HD Road King Classic...
Forum: Face Plant 12-29-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,540
Posted By BillsburgGS
RIP...he sounds like he was a great guy with a...

RIP...he sounds like he was a great guy with a good heart. I hate when things like this happen to good people.




this is one of those common driving habits that I see frequently and yet few...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-01-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,036
Posted By BillsburgGS
Like OP, maybe my ear canals are oddly shaped, or...

Like OP, maybe my ear canals are oddly shaped, or just my left. Even with custom fitted plugs, after a few minutes of riding, the left one would work its way out (maybe in that case it was the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By BillsburgGS
Well, not an object but ... About 7-8 years...

Well, not an object but ...

About 7-8 years ago an "undeliverable email" message showed up in my inbox. It was an email that I had sent 2 years before and was just returned as undeliverable. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-21-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,503
Posted By BillsburgGS
1. Cigars 2. Lithium ion inverter (jumps bike...

1. Cigars
2. Lithium ion inverter (jumps bike battery, endless phone, jambox, etc.)
3. Sig Sauer P938
4. REI's knock off of the Helionix (sp?) folding chair
5. Flashlight
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,175
Posted By BillsburgGS
I don't know that the motion blur you see is...

I don't know that the motion blur you see is necessarily related to the frame rate at which the footage was shot so much as the refresh rate of the TV display that you watch it on (weakest link in...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,653
Posted By BillsburgGS
To 30 feet! Can't tell you how many 22' deep...

To 30 feet!

Can't tell you how many 22' deep creeks had me turn around ONLY because my Roam 2 was rated for only 3'. :D
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,175
Posted By BillsburgGS
I think it's just a placeholder, maybe metadata? ...

I think it's just a placeholder, maybe metadata? I just delete them all right away and your actual movie files are fine.

I am glad to see the Roams back... Go Pros are so FUGLY I could never...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,714
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 For me, fine for fluids, chain brushes, etc....

+1
For me, fine for fluids, chain brushes, etc. bought one pair private label boots and decided I will buy high quality boots, jackets, helmets, etc. because when these fail you in any way your ride...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,833
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 with above. I use Navigon on my iPhone5 in a...

+1 with above. I use Navigon on my iPhone5 in a Lifeproof Nuud. Nav voice commands overide my music or intercom conversation on my Sena.

I have mine mounted in a Ram X grip on an extended arm...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-20-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,157
Posted By BillsburgGS
Well, it was not a hit and I was actually in my...

Well, it was not a hit and I was actually in my car, but this near miss has spooked me for years and taught me to be very careful behind work trucks and pickups with tools on board.

I was on a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,970
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 I learn, and laugh the most here on ADV,...

+1

I learn, and laugh the most here on ADV, but I find pretty much all of the popular magazines so repetitious, review after review of the same or one off models. Once year ok, but month after...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,690
Posted By BillsburgGS
I worked for a pretty good sized retail company a...

I worked for a pretty good sized retail company a few years ago, $400 million+ in sales. There was a guy who worked part-time sales, part-time fork lift operator in a small store in NC. He had the...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,445
Posted By BillsburgGS
Maybe it was... Sitting at a small table...

Maybe it was...

Sitting at a small table for four at a nice restaurant for brunch, I took my phone out of my pocket and put it underneath my chair as the table was small. The waiter bobbled a...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,445
Posted By BillsburgGS
Sorry to hear about your phone, we can understand...

Sorry to hear about your phone, we can understand the frustration.

I have been using Lifeproof cases on my iPhones for about 3 years now, including using my phone as my nav device always on my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,734
Posted By BillsburgGS
An unintended consequence of self driving cars...

An unintended consequence of self driving cars could be the decimation of the squirrel population as I doubt any of these cars will be fast enough or smart enough to read the fancy moves they pull...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By BillsburgGS
This is all clearly the work of Obama.

This is all clearly the work of Obama.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-10-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,734
Posted By BillsburgGS
While waiting for my Acura being serviced I...

While waiting for my Acura being serviced I listened in a sales pitch for their newest safety systems.

In cruise control mode a camera (behind the rear view mirror, facing forward) tracks the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By BillsburgGS
I have these too andI tried and failed with about...

I have these too andI tried and failed with about a dozen prior attempts, everything either hurt after a while or slowly worked its way out of my left ear.

I think these are the only earbuds that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-08-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 21,197
Posted By BillsburgGS
Klim, pronounced "climb", a f'n Idaho based...

Klim, pronounced "climb", a f'n Idaho based company...

Do they say "poh-tay-toe" or "poh-tah-toe"?

Oh, let's call the whole thing off...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By BillsburgGS
The bike looks good! However, the guy...

The bike looks good!

However, the guy slumped on the floor behind your bike doesn't look too good:D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-03-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10,568
Views: 2,303,165
Posted By BillsburgGS
Stopped at a convenience store for a short break...

Stopped at a convenience store for a short break out in the country and there two guys and two girls hanging around a pair of Harleys. The guys have flat billed baseball caps, tank tops, sneakers,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 24,622
Posted By BillsburgGS
I bet he got pissed off when he noticed that one...

I bet he got pissed off when he noticed that one of you bought an iPhone too.

I think most of us like seeing and riding with people that have the same bike. We get to see how they make good mods...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,428
Posted By BillsburgGS
All good weather handling advice. Here are a few...

All good weather handling advice. Here are a few tips about fitting in in the Midwest, coming from a former yank and southerner.

Comb your hair neatly and part it on the side. Wear solid colored...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8,747
Views: 852,757
Posted By BillsburgGS
A fun place to practice and ride...

I thought I'd share a really fun place to spend a day or a weekend where you can ride everything from the easiest open field "trails" to enduro single track all within about 225 acres of private...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-18-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,228
Posted By BillsburgGS
+1 on the GL Diablo. I have it in black on a...

+1 on the GL Diablo. I have it in black on a white bike. Yeah, the "bra straps" look a little odd but the bag stays well centered even when the bike goes down.

I saw some reviews saying it was not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,538
Posted By BillsburgGS
Near the top of the page, 2nd menu bar down (at...

Near the top of the page, 2nd menu bar down (at least on ipad) click "thread tools", then "subscribe to thread" then choose how and how often to be notified of a new response.
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