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Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,690
Posted By Twohondas
Checking out the voltage and access to the...

Checking out the voltage and access to the heavens (Ka Band) at Slab City and Salvation MT. I run the Escort Voltmeter and an analog meter on this bike.

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Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,119
Posted By Twohondas
Super38ACP I looked at the new "Ride Up" retrofit...

Super38ACP I looked at the new "Ride Up" retrofit to my two rail Kendon but frankly the load height for the existing setup is just fine for me. I can and do load the motorcycles by myself although a...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,119
Posted By Twohondas
I have a two bike Kendon standup trailer which is...

I have a two bike Kendon standup trailer which is the second generation variant which came out in 2004 or so. Seems to me I paid about 2 grand for it back then. That is expensive though cheaper than...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Twohondas
So why does the TPX score higher for the bikes as...

So why does the TPX score higher for the bikes as opposed to "car" models such as the already mentioned Valentine or Escort's Redline?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-16-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,946
Posted By Twohondas
I am waiting what the Spot 4 brings as I find...

I am waiting what the Spot 4 brings as I find myself upgrading about every other Tech upgrade cycle for many things. The SPOT guy at the booth at Long Beach in December said the FOUR would have two...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
The shots of the White 2015 MS above are from the...

The shots of the White 2015 MS above are from the first day of the San Diego rolling show!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
I enlarged another shot of the center stand from...

I enlarged another shot of the center stand from the 2015 MS.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8680/16222080616_a313003ddb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qHupp7)

I found an old picture of a bike that I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-10-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
Maybe on the Ducati road show somebody can...

Maybe on the Ducati road show somebody can compare the 2015 with a 2014 on the showroom floor and see if there are any differences with the stand and or location. Maybe the 2015 is indeed different....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
A couple more shots from the other side. None of...

A couple more shots from the other side. None of the bikes even had keys there so you could not see the dash or hear the engine let alone ride one.
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
My size ten did not hit but I was in bicycle...

My size ten did not hit but I was in bicycle cleats ....ie narrow close fitting shoe! No bags available in the Ducati Truck.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7567/16048006229_99999a13fb_z.jpg...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 205,418
Posted By Twohondas
OK I have not been following this thread. Found...

OK I have not been following this thread. Found the schedule a couple pages back. No test rides today .....not even a key or a battery!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 205,418
Posted By Twohondas
FYI Ducati has a rolling tour of the new bikes....

FYI Ducati has a rolling tour of the new bikes. First stop was in San Diego today. Ducati says the schedule is up on their website but I could not find it. Basically they leave San Diego in a few...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-08-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
Pretty in White

I stopped in at the first rollout of the new Ducati bikes in San Diego today. My dealer sent me an email about the event ...NO rides! The Ducati folks there said the complete schedule is up on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-07-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By Twohondas
I looked at a few others at the store but opted...

I looked at a few others at the store but opted to stay with Here and I like the fact that I get the whole USA on the phone. My Zumo 550 is still holding on so I use the WP for backup nav and cage...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-07-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By Twohondas
I use HERE on a Windows phone. You can...

I use HERE on a Windows phone.

You can build routes on HERE.COM....however I am not sure how you can get them to a phone for use on Here Drive. Individual waypoints will auto sync to the phone...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Twohondas
I am interested in AW1 also. How does it work...

I am interested in AW1 also. How does it work with MC gloves? I understand they did some monkeying with the controls to enable glove use underwater...maybe that helps MC use?

I like the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,836
Posted By Twohondas
http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/425612/56 ...

http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/425612/56

Sold worldwide? USA?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By Twohondas
Navteq is now Here and here so there you have it....

Navteq is now Here and here so there you have it. Garmin was obviously ok with it.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,739
Posted By Twohondas
No it seems I split mileage between my bikes in...

No it seems I split mileage between my bikes in San Diego. On street tours I take the VFR or the Wing.

I have an early 09 and I do experience some oil consumption but never to the point of...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,739
Posted By Twohondas
I have a VFR and a KLR (2nd gen). The 500 was not...

I have a VFR and a KLR (2nd gen). The 500 was not available when I bought my 09 KLR but I would have considered it strongly as well.

I really enjoy my KLR for putting around and indeed even rode...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,663
Views: 1,615,547
Posted By Twohondas
Best looker of the show in Long Beach. ...

Best looker of the show in Long Beach.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15774862886_37ff7faf41_z.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
No ...you can see the white tag on the seat. Stay...

No ...you can see the white tag on the seat. Stay the F off! Guy at the booth said it was pre production model. I have to say the bike is gorgeous and I find more attractive than the new BMW...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,368,113
Posted By Twohondas
Long Beach MC show. ...

Long Beach MC show.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5602/15774862886_37ff7faf41_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q2Yi9A)
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,377
Views: 373,271
Posted By Twohondas
Long Beach Show. The vent is pretty easy to...

Long Beach Show. The vent is pretty easy to adjust from the seat.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7562/15796587881_8ace536644_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q4TDet)
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,089
Posted By Twohondas
I like the idea of adding padding to the buttons....

I like the idea of adding padding to the buttons. I have found a water, dust and bugproof cameras are the only way to go for shots on the move. There is just too much risk from crap screwing up the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By Twohondas
Just an update on my research on the Nokia Here...

Just an update on my research on the Nokia Here navigation apps. Apparently the latest app update for the Windows 8.1 phone OS allows up to 8 waypoints. You can also download from the Here website...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 118,603
Posted By Twohondas
Think you are right about this. Nokia seems to...

Think you are right about this. Nokia seems to have spent their time on collecting the source data (Maps etc) and licensing the data to folks such as Garmin, Esri and many others. Till now app...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-23-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 118,603
Posted By Twohondas
Nokia still owns "Here" I believe along with the...

Nokia still owns "Here" I believe along with the Network business....just the Phone Division went with the deal. MS is not involved other than perhaps licensing the Map data.

Here works well...
Forum: Road warriors 10-23-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,515
Posted By Twohondas
Gee I don't feel as "silly" now and even with an...

Gee I don't feel as "silly" now and even with an updated GPS mapset the fueling data in remote western areas frankly is not perfect just like AK.

I still maintain the NV stretch between Caliente...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,515
Posted By Twohondas
Carrying too much speed into a headwind on an...

Carrying too much speed into a headwind on an unfamiliar remote road (any gas???) out West can spell doom with a small tank. Tank size is a consideration for me as I am looking again for a new mount.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 83,515
Posted By Twohondas
I know that stretch of road. It does encourage...

I know that stretch of road. It does encourage rolling the throttle.
http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_5984/med_gallery_2144_5984_929656.jpg

Seems to me I had to moderate...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,391
Posted By Twohondas
In terms of fast setup the Catoma looks to be a...

In terms of fast setup the Catoma looks to be a fine choice as has been mentioned already. They seem rugged enough and are exceptionally fast to pitch. Apparently they have a big following in the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 574,999
Posted By Twohondas
Very well indeed. I still use them on my KLR. I...

Very well indeed. I still use them on my KLR. I used some duct/duck/painters tape on the sides to prevent chaffing. I also rigged some holders on the lic plate flap to better steady the load. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 574,999
Posted By Twohondas
Your comments are really 'weighing' on me :evil.....

Your comments are really 'weighing' on me :evil.. And yes I had to get my shock spring upgraded tooooooooooooo!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By Twohondas
I have not experienced the "slow to load/choppy"...

I have not experienced the "slow to load/choppy" behavior you have observed. Are your maps on the phone or coming over the wireless network? I have the entire USA mapset on the phone and the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 574,999
Posted By Twohondas
Yea the H&B bags do the job. Not quite as elegant...

Yea the H&B bags do the job. Not quite as elegant as the 6th & 8th gen setups but they work. I use the SW Motech quick lock racks although as stated I just leave the bags/racks on for the most part....
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 574,999
Posted By Twohondas
No you are mistaken that is clearly the...

No you are mistaken that is clearly the kickstand. Here is another "better" shot with full mission loading....you can see the stand sinking in the pavement here.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By Twohondas
Here Drive is pretty much point and shoot GPS...

Here Drive is pretty much point and shoot GPS software with no via/way point options as far as I can tell. I am not aware of a way to download a route to it either. There are some routing options...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,261
Views: 574,999
Posted By Twohondas
Wow good to see this photo. Makes me want to...

Wow good to see this photo. Makes me want to "clean up" my 99 and reduce the drag. For a couple of years I have been leaving my panniers on after I return from a tour mission. I still split though...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By Twohondas
Here Drive+ has been available for Windows Phones...

Here Drive+ has been available for Windows Phones for about a year I think. I have a Nokia 822 for the moment. Nice feature to download maps so you can work off line....as I recall I have the entire...
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