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Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By sacto929
The rental tool available at Autozone, or other...

The rental tool available at Autozone, or other auto parts store, may work for the bike, too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,713
Posted By sacto929
Thanks for the links to the gear. My older...

Thanks for the links to the gear. My older daughter is 9 and can finally reach the passenger pegs on the GS. She has been bugging me non stop to ride for a few years now....

My Dad used to take...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 54,654
Posted By sacto929
PM sent for info on 1150GS. :freaky

PM sent for info on 1150GS. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,737
Posted By sacto929
I have somewhere between 50,000 and 60,000 miles...

I have somewhere between 50,000 and 60,000 miles on a pair of RoadStar GTX. I had to buy them a size small to fit my narrow feet correctly (43 when I'd normally do a 44...I'm glad I could try them...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,160
Posted By sacto929
My chosen model (2245) is still made in the USA....

My chosen model (2245) is still made in the USA. :clap I've had 2 pairs of black and 1 pair of brown in 17 years. Only the brown ones, the newest at 6 years old, are on their original soles. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,180
Posted By sacto929
I've been using the X-grip for a little while and...

I've been using the X-grip for a little while and I'm getting comfortable with it. I've found that a spot of velcro on the back of the phone and the mating spot on the center of the X-grip keeps it...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,046
Posted By sacto929
Do you have the phone media volume all the way...

Do you have the phone media volume all the way up?

I have the SMH10R and the first time I rode with the S4 connected using helmet speakers over plugs, it was great on city streets, but useless on...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,046
Posted By sacto929
Will do, as my primary phone is an S4. In my...

Will do, as my primary phone is an S4.

In my early playing around stages right now, I set "Bike Mode" via the context of being connected to the Sena BT. I plan to change this to add a context of...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,046
Posted By sacto929
I'm working on a Tasker and AutoVoice solution to...

I'm working on a Tasker and AutoVoice solution to make everything I want on the bike voice activated. I'm just planning it out and playing with Tasker thus far, but it should work.... If you...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,046
Posted By sacto929
I had not heard about the BT Motorola radios, but...

I had not heard about the BT Motorola radios, but those look promising. Thank you for the heads up. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 643,046
Posted By sacto929
Communicate with J&M?

I apologize for the interruption to this amazing thread, but my Google-fu has failed me thus far in my search. Perhaps you gentlemen can help.

My primary riding bro uses a J&M bluetooth setup on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,135
Posted By sacto929
That picture reminds me of how my Dad used to...

That picture reminds me of how my Dad used to take me to and from Kindergarten and early elementary school on his '73 CB750F. Once I have the room, I'll restore that bike....:evil

My girls are 6...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 30,423
Posted By sacto929
Cry Crap...

74C5 and I headed out Friday afternoon, but our "ride" ended at the intersection of 89 and 395 with a blown tranny in the tow vehicle at around 5:15PM.
As close as we'd get to WMRS.......
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,913
Posted By sacto929
Are these typically used without a sleeping bag? ...

Are these typically used without a sleeping bag?

TIA,

Charlie
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,421
Posted By sacto929
So where is The Boonies? Is it in Dyer, or...

So where is The Boonies? Is it in Dyer, or outside? It looks like an interesting stop for the coming weekend....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By sacto929
We were feeling good and could have done Donner...

We were feeling good and could have done Donner and Yuba, also, but the traffic along the west side of the lake would have made that last stretch a nightmare!

Looking at a map, we got Devil's Gate...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By sacto929
If my track would load, you'd see. Hwy 120 cuts...

If my track would load, you'd see. Hwy 120 cuts through Yosemite, and was the southern extent, with Hwy 50 running from Tahoe back to home. Great roads, you should definitely come on up.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By sacto929
Seven Passes in a Day

Took a little ride yesterday with a buddy and fellow ADV rider, 74C5, to do seven passes in one day. It turned out to be a bit of an encouragement ride for those training for The Death Ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 30,423
Posted By sacto929
Sounds like a blast! Sign me up.:freaky

Sounds like a blast! Sign me up.:freaky
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,926
Posted By sacto929
Glad to hear that you're okay! Reading the title...

Glad to hear that you're okay! Reading the title immediately had me thinking of Colin Edwards:

http://sacto929.smugmug.com/Other/cool-pics/Colin-Edwards-Fire-1/776198083_8e75W-L.jpg

:eek1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 15,007
Posted By sacto929
First time this year...#153!

First time this year...#153!
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By sacto929
This should fit your bill... ...

This should fit your bill...

http://www.joehauler.com/doublehaulers/doublehaulers.shtml
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,701
Posted By sacto929
I typically wear jeans and polo shirts to work,...

I typically wear jeans and polo shirts to work, and they stand up well to being worn under my Motoport gear. However, when I have a customer presentation, or other need to wear a suit, or even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By sacto929
Thumb 1-800-tell-chp (835-5247)

This morning on the way to work I get cutoff in the OHV lane by a little black Toyota. Having suspected that the offending cage was without passenger, I stood up, shared the lane and peered in on my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,145
Posted By sacto929
If the bike received street registration prior to...

If the bike received street registration prior to January 31, 2004, it will be good forever. The loophole was closed as of that date for bikes to be registered for the street that were manufactured...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 31,046
Posted By sacto929
I think that the "paint shaker" buffetting is...

I think that the "paint shaker" buffetting is primarily dependent upon the windshield on the bike and the travelling speed. Since my initial review, I changed the windscreen on my GS from the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,365
Posted By sacto929
This somewhat echos my comments. It was a great...

This somewhat echos my comments. It was a great ride and my first organized DS ride.

We were waiting for the rest of our group at the turn onto Kings Peak Road when a couple locals in a PU came...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By sacto929
Fixed the SPIII!

Thanks for all the help guys! I ended up fixing the SPIII last night. When I opened up the case I could quickly see an empty threaded hole on the battery pack side, so the search was on for the...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 31,046
Posted By sacto929
I shot down to Laguna on Friday to pick up an XD3...

I shot down to Laguna on Friday to pick up an XD3 from Robert and the crew at TSP. I wore my RX7-RR4 down there and had no issues on my 1150GS with a parabellum windscreen. I put on the XD3 for the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-20-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By sacto929
I have seen a lot of threads on using the 276c...

I have seen a lot of threads on using the 276c with NT maps now with a firmware upgrade. Will the 276c still work with non-NT maps?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-20-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By sacto929
Rick-- Thanks for the tips. I was...

Rick--

Thanks for the tips. I was considering trying this, as it can't hurt, but I'm glad to hear that it has been successfully performed.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By sacto929
Good Deals On GPSMAP 276C (or x76C)?

My SPIII went TU yesterday on the way home from work, it won't fire up on batteries and I can hear something rattling around inside.:cry Garmin tech service says that the repair is $200.

Does...
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,085
Posted By sacto929
Best wishes and get well soon.:freaky

Best wishes and get well soon.:freaky
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-14-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,551
Posted By sacto929
I picked up the CN 2008 (non-NT) for my SPIII a...

I picked up the CN 2008 (non-NT) for my SPIII a couple of weeks back from Amazon.com. Based upon some information on ADV Rider, I went on to garmin.com and checked on updates. It said that I had an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By sacto929
Jim-- Thanks for the suggestion. I went out...

Jim--

Thanks for the suggestion. I went out this weekend and looked at a few models. I couldn't get around the idea of trying to read the small screen on the 60cx or 76cx at speed, so I decided...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-21-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By sacto929
That's very cool!:clap I too have a BB (8800)...

That's very cool!:clap I too have a BB (8800) through work that I use with Google Maps. I had been dismayed with the bad performance of version 2.0, but I downloaded v.2.2 (while in a boring...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,770
Posted By sacto929
I carry the Sugoi...

I carry the Sugoi (http://www.wesspur.com/saws/silky-hand-saws.html) on my CRF250X when clearing trails. I've gone through down trees up to 10" diameter with proper cutting strategy and without much...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-19-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By sacto929
I do appreciate the help as I learn my way around...

I do appreciate the help as I learn my way around the world of GPS.

However, I feel that I may not have explained myself clearly enough last Friday while I was preparing for Saturday's trip. Let...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By sacto929
Well, I'd like to thank the inmates who have...

Well, I'd like to thank the inmates who have helped me out on this issue. I think that I have an old version of City Navigator (4.00, I think...:huh ) and that is what is causing my consternation.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By sacto929
It might be old software. If mine looked like...

It might be old software. If mine looked like your screen shot, we wouldn't be having this conversation. Heck, Van Vleck Road shown in yours is a private road with a gate. My Dad's black powder...
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