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Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,255
Posted By Oldandslower
Not Much Luck

I've been trying to use my VIRB on my motorcycle and I'm not having much luck. It's too heavy for me on my helmet (bad arthritis in my neck) so I'm trying to find a way to mount on the handlebars or...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,255
Posted By Oldandslower
External Microphone

Well, I got my new VIRB installed today, and connected the external microphone. It looks "Frankensteinish", and my wife asked me if I was going to ride my motorcycle with that thing on my head!...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,255
Posted By Oldandslower
I ordered a few cheap microphones from Amazon and...

I ordered a few cheap microphones from Amazon and was surprised how clear they were. Since I have the boom mic with the Sena, I thought I would clip the cheap mic onto the Sena boom mic, just behind...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-23-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Oldandslower
I know this is late (I just now saw it), but I...

I know this is late (I just now saw it), but I had the same thing happen to me with a Zumo 660. It fell over while I was updating it, and the plug on the USB cable came out. I figured I'd "bricked...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 216,255
Posted By Oldandslower
Contour

Hi. I'm new to this thread. I've read all 133 pages in the last few days. I've been using a Contour2+, and since I own a Garmin Zumo 590LM, I decided to order a VIRB Elite to go with it. I'm suppose...
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,611
Posted By Oldandslower
Yes. I had a Corbin seat on mine and it was...

Yes. I had a Corbin seat on mine and it was all-day comfortable. I also had a nice big windshield on it and that helped a lot with high speed running.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 118,236
Posted By Oldandslower
I found a lock for my 590 here:...

I found a lock for my 590 here: http://kradellock.com/Installation.php

Write up here: http://www.zumoforums.com/index.php?topic=17485.0
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-11-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 118,236
Posted By Oldandslower
I just sold my 660 and bought a 590. There really...

I just sold my 660 and bought a 590. There really is no comparison with the two units. The 590 is much brighter (I can read it in direct sunlight with the sun over my shoulder), it's much faster in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By Oldandslower
Found this: Volusia—named for the Florida...

Found this:

Volusia—named for the Florida county that encompasses Daytona Beach (the first Volusia was unveiled at Bike Week in 2001.)
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Oldandslower
No, but you might.:clap

No, but you might.:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Oldandslower
I'm older (73) and ride a 2012 Suzuki Vstrom 650....

I'm older (73) and ride a 2012 Suzuki Vstrom 650. I've had all kinds of scooters and motorcycles, so I've tried most kinds. That said, if you want to go "adventure riding" in earnest, I'd recommend...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By Oldandslower
My Friend's New Seat

My friend has a Helix (Bumblebee) and a bad back. His solution was to make a tall backed seat. He upholstered it himself and I was impressed with his work. I told him he could run a business...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,929
Posted By Oldandslower
Hi Ann, Thanks for the report, and...

Hi Ann,

Thanks for the report, and especially for the great pictures. It was like being on the ride with you, well, sort of:)
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,407
Posted By Oldandslower
You don't see them, I think, because they didn't...

You don't see them, I think, because they didn't sell well. Too much money, probably--$9000.00 new. I think the new models are more than that. You can still buy a new/old stock one as there are many...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,407
Posted By Oldandslower
I'm 73 years old, and just sold my 2009 TMAX, and...

I'm 73 years old, and just sold my 2009 TMAX, and bought a 2012 Suzuki Vstrom 650 (I missed shifting :) What "20valves" says is true. The TMAX is far and away the best "scooter" made today. Pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 497,836
Posted By Oldandslower
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 68,133
Posted By Oldandslower
What oil filter? :evil ...

What oil filter? :evil

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk276/Oldandslower/P1000064.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 497,836
Posted By Oldandslower
There's this: ...

There's this:

http://underboningtheworld.blogspot.com/2011_06_01_archive.html
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 497,836
Posted By Oldandslower
I've followed your adventures from the beginning...

I've followed your adventures from the beginning and look forward to each report. The addition of videos is very nice. I especially like the video of Re ( I feel like I know you guys) and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 1,364,699
Posted By Oldandslower
An old one of mine: ...

An old one of mine:

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk276/Oldandslower/DSCN0450.jpg

and my present ride:

http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/kk276/Oldandslower/456photo.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 757,846
Posted By Oldandslower
Anytime. Let me know ahead of time so I'll be...

Anytime. Let me know ahead of time so I'll be home. Better yet, meet me at one of our twice weekly meetings of "The Over The Hill Gang" luncheons. We meet at Gabriel's in North Park Mall area at...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-30-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 757,846
Posted By Oldandslower
Yes, that's the feeling you get, you're sitting...

Yes, that's the feeling you get, you're sitting down in it. Yes, your feet are a little closer to the ground. No, storage space is the same as the seat padding is just not as thick. High density,...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 757,846
Posted By Oldandslower
Yes, even though ordering was a real hassle. I...

Yes, even though ordering was a real hassle. I needed to call and talk to a person instead of ordering off the website. The first seat was all yellow instead of the one shown on the website, black...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 757,846
Posted By Oldandslower
I've added a Corbin seat to my Tmax and one of...

I've added a Corbin seat to my Tmax and one of the first things I noticed (besides being way more comfortable than the stock seat) was the Corbin seat sits lower and you sit a back farther a little. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-24-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,926
Posted By Oldandslower
Loved the video, Please tell me the song...

Loved the video, Please tell me the song (artist) playing in the background. Thanks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Oldandslower
Ride to Rantoul..

It was a dark and stormy night--actually, it was a dark and foggy morning when I headed out this morning for Jackie's Restaurant in Gas City. We decided to eat at Jackie's, instead of riding off to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,096
Posted By Oldandslower
Thanks much. I ride with a group of "older...

Thanks much. I ride with a group of "older gentlemen" , "The Over The Hill Gang". Two of our members are in their eighties, two in their sixties, and the rest in their seventies. We mostly do day...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,096
Posted By Oldandslower
Garfield Statues..Thursday August 4th and 5th, 2011

Since Jim Davis (creator of Garfield Comics) was born in Fairmount, Indiana (13 miles away) and I needed a riding project, I decided to ride around Grant County, in northern Indiana, and take...
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