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Forum: Americas Today, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By rpeter
Excellent! I've added a bit more of Rt 61...

Excellent! I've added a bit more of Rt 61 northeast of Burke's Garden since it seems to have so many curves and I can't resist a good trout stream.



I'll give you a call when I get there with...
Forum: Americas Today, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By rpeter
A Loop: Adirondacks, Ontario, UP, Ozarks, Appalachians

I will be departing soon on a two-week trip.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3925/15092737558_9cbb8b6a3a_c.jpg

The full planned route is at...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,976
Posted By rpeter
They started shipping last week, a number of us...

They started shipping last week, a number of us already have the new map.
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,976
Posted By rpeter
Got mine yesterday and am now plotting a route...

Got mine yesterday and am now plotting a route through there. The number of rated roads on this map are amazing. Seems like it would take years to do all of that work, and the Ozarks map is just as...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,976
Posted By rpeter
Try...

Try http://www.butlermaps.com/motorcycle-road-maps/southern-appalachia-map-al-tn-nc-sc-ga/
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 2,496,020
Posted By rpeter
SmartWool Microweight t-shirts are an excellent...

SmartWool Microweight t-shirts are an excellent alternative. They are expensive, but only two should be enough.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,198
Posted By rpeter
Somehow I cracked the screen on my first Rage...

Somehow I cracked the screen on my first Rage while tossing it about during a car trip in Glacier National Park, so I've bought another from an ebay seller in China. It came loaded with iGo Primo 2...
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,976
Posted By rpeter
Any idea how long before it's available for...

Any idea how long before it's available for purchase? I'm going through there in about six weeks and would love to have the Butler map as a guide.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 2,496,020
Posted By rpeter
One of these days I was going to post my setup,...

One of these days I was going to post my setup, but it's virtually identical to yours (minus the cot) so I don't have to bother. Thanks :D

I've always felt like I was taking way too much and I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 46,845
Posted By rpeter
Assuming you're running iGo Primo, here is the...

Assuming you're running iGo Primo, here is the short version.

Go to https://www.google.com/maps/myplaces and create a new map. Edit its title to something descriptive. Add a few waypoints (the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 46,845
Posted By rpeter
I'm using iGo Primo 2, and as far as I can tell...

I'm using iGo Primo 2, and as far as I can tell the only way to do this is to create a KML file with a list of waypoints. That's what I do using Google maps, then place the file in the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,135
Posted By rpeter
Yes, that's perfectly fine.

Yes, that's perfectly fine.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,135
Posted By rpeter
Fixnfly, I'm not sure I quite understand what...

Fixnfly, I'm not sure I quite understand what you're asking. It sounds like you want the notches on the swingarm and the eccentric to line up with each other, but there's no reason for them to have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,945
Posted By rpeter
I've only fished the White River in Vermont, but...

I've only fished the White River in Vermont, but here are a couple of books that might help.

Flyfisher's Guide to Northern New England...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 2,496,020
Posted By rpeter
That's pretty cool, but you don't actually carry...

That's pretty cool, but you don't actually carry it on your back do you? If not, wouldn't a dry bag be preferable?

Edit - I now see that the Kriega is waterproof.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,135
Posted By rpeter
It can be ridiculously expensive,. You start...

It can be ridiculously expensive,. You start thinking about an ECU reflash, airbox modifications, PAIR block plates, a fuel commander, etc etc.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,135
Posted By rpeter
The first time I've noticed the cat on your bike,...

The first time I've noticed the cat on your bike, what keeps you from putting a less restrictive exhaust on it?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,945
Posted By rpeter
Dragonfly Fishing Pouch

In order to free up luggage space on the bike, I was looking for the most compact fly fishing gear pack I could find. I came across the Dragonfly Fishing Pouch. It is the same size as the palm of my...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6,327
Views: 2,496,020
Posted By rpeter
For pillows, I like the Big Agnes Sleeping Giant....

For pillows, I like the Big Agnes Sleeping Giant. It's an air pillow inside a case with a memory foam layer.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,198
Posted By rpeter
The top left corner of the case glows when it's...

The top left corner of the case glows when it's being charged. But yeah, the battery won't last long disconnected, so it's best to keep it hooked up to an external USB charger while tinkering with...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 87,102
Posted By rpeter
I picked up a couple of medium Ziploc Space Bags...

I picked up a couple of medium Ziploc Space Bags for something like $10, can be used to compress a bundle of clothing before stashing it in the pannier.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-09-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,198
Posted By rpeter
The SR10 is another Sena product. It has numerous...

The SR10 is another Sena product. It has numerous inputs - 3.5mm, two-way radio, wired PTT - which it combines and then transmits to the SMH10 via HFP. So, for instance, you could wire a radar...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,198
Posted By rpeter
The Rage can use only A2DP. I like to use my...

The Rage can use only A2DP.

I like to use my phone for music and calls, connected to the headset with A2DP. So to hear the GPS, I connect it via A2DP to a Bluetooth receiver hard-wired to an SR10...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,471
Posted By rpeter
Yes, I am.

Yes, I am.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
The tires are Angel GT. I've been riding year...

The tires are Angel GT. I've been riding year round in New England for the last 15 years or so and have managed to stay upright, obviously avoiding anything at all like what was in the video. On that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
I wish there was a way to practice riding in...

I wish there was a way to practice riding in these conditions on a street bike, but I can't come up with anything. The slurpee mix was unexpected, but there it was, and next time I need a better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
To those who have given a thoughtful response,...

To those who have given a thoughtful response, thank you very much!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
Wow, that was a pretty ridiculous rant. This...

Wow, that was a pretty ridiculous rant. This whole thing happened at very low speed and the acceleration was gentle. Believe it or not, I was being cautious.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,535
Posted By rpeter
Excellent! I've always wondered what dealers...

Excellent!

I've always wondered what dealers have to do when they take the bike out of the crate, and why they charge ridiculous setup fees. In this case I can see that they bolted on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,945
Posted By rpeter
I have to travel very light while fishing on the...

I have to travel very light while fishing on the bike - wet wading with swimming trunks, t-shirt, collapsible sun hat, Teva-like sandals, three-piece 6' 3wt rod/reel and a small pack for holding...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,471
Posted By rpeter
The updated version, CB030, seems to have 720x480...

The updated version, CB030, seems to have 720x480 per channel - http://www.create-eop.com.tw/Advanced-Dual-Channel-Motorcycle-Drive.html?CID=2

Still haven't found a retailer for that system...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,471
Posted By rpeter
I linked to one above, but right now the CB014 is...

I linked to one above, but right now the CB014 is sold out. I've placed an inquiry to the retailer asking if it will be back any time soon, but don't yet have a response. There's a slightly updated...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,471
Posted By rpeter
I use a GoPro Hero3 for my commute, it is not...

I use a GoPro Hero3 for my commute, it is not convenient for dashcam purposes.

I've been looking at this thing for months -...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,135
Posted By rpeter
It's true, some of those first gen machines were...

It's true, some of those first gen machines were pretty bad around 5000 rpm, including the one I owned for five years. I put beefier bar ends on, which pretty much cured mine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
My apologies, at first I didn't understand why...

My apologies, at first I didn't understand why this was being attributed to the paint, but after repeated viewings it seems clear that the small strip of white paint was the initial culprit. My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
It seems like both replies thus far have...

It seems like both replies thus far have misunderstood what happened. The rear spins up and pushes the back out to the right, then I shut off the throttle and the rear regains traction and I'm kicked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,994
Posted By rpeter
would traction control help here?

<object width="560" height="315">I was being very cautious and had chosen the route to use the roads most travelled in order to avoid any residual snow on the road, but then came this short stretch...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,979
Posted By rpeter
The taxi's insurance is reimbursing me for the...

The taxi's insurance is reimbursing me for the mirror, engine guard and muffler. So that is a happy ending.
Forum: Face plant 10-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,979
Posted By rpeter
Yeah, around here it means you are giving up your...

Yeah, around here it means you are giving up your right of way.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-06-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 23,198
Posted By rpeter
The larger screen is no easier to read in...

The larger screen is no easier to read in sunlight. My Rage has a thin plastic film over the touchscreen, and this film bows outwards on warm days. The result is it takes a good deal of pressure for...
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