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Forum: Equipment Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Mr_Gone
I spend several hours on Saturday riding in temps...

I spend several hours on Saturday riding in temps around 40 F, and the same on Sunday. 40 ain't particularly bad, but after a while the cold seeps in [especially my gloves, fingertips] and having...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Mr_Gone
I've got the heated liner and it's a fantastic...

I've got the heated liner and it's a fantastic addition to my riding gear. I've ridden down to 0 F and had no problem staying warm. Absolutely worth its weight in gold, in my opinion.

Judging by...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Mr_Gone
Just so I don't make the wrong assumption: are...

Just so I don't make the wrong assumption: are you talking about the 12V EX jacket or the jacket liner?

The 12V EX heated jacket has a waterproof membrane.

The jacket liner doesn't make any...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Mr_Gone
Here's what I remember someone telling me, and it...

Here's what I remember someone telling me, and it seems to hold true in my experience. However, I could be wrong but I've been using my Gerbing gear for a couple years now without any problems.

If...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Mr_Gone
No mod necessary. Gerbing makes a battery to...

No mod necessary. Gerbing makes a battery to power your 12V stuff.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/gerbing-coreheat12-lithium-8-ah-battery-kit

It tooks bulky and heavy to me, and expensive,...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Mr_Gone
World of difference, ain't it? Extends your...

World of difference, ain't it? Extends your riding season. Makes you more comfortable on rides. I went with heated gear a couple years ago, and it's maybe the best investment I've made.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Mr_Gone
I use these: ...

I use these:

http://www.amazon.com/Etymotic-Research-Isolating-In-Ear-Earphones/dp/B003S3RFIQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418756276&sr=8-1&keywords=etymotic+mc-5

They come with replaceable foam ear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35,532
Views: 8,978,855
Posted By Mr_Gone
Is that going to turn out as bad as it looks?

Is that going to turn out as bad as it looks?
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,808
Posted By Mr_Gone
My Badlands was made in Vietnam, according to the...

My Badlands was made in Vietnam, according to the tag.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35,532
Views: 8,978,855
Posted By Mr_Gone
All their bandanas are different hence, they...

All their bandanas are different hence, they are individualists. You see how easy logic can be?! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
This is the most common way of aiming headlights...

This is the most common way of aiming headlights I've seen described on the internets. I'll do this sometime today when I have the warehouse all to myself.

Thanks, Unleaded!
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
Okay, FJR guys and gals.... I just installed...

Okay, FJR guys and gals....

I just installed some LEDs [pics to come soon] and I've messed with the headlight alignment knobs.

So the FJR has pretty good headlights, I think, and they have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 35,532
Views: 8,978,855
Posted By Mr_Gone
C'mon, Bill, it's not like you've got anything...

C'mon, Bill, it's not like you've got anything better to do. Start searching, man, the photos ain't going to find themselves!!!
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
I know. I'm really, really, really slowly...

I know. I'm really, really, really slowly realizing that this trip might be too much for a two-week vacation. I'm still thrashing at the logistics of it, and trying to figure out what I might want to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35,532
Views: 8,978,855
Posted By Mr_Gone
"Dragon Crunchies" sounds like an awesome new...

"Dragon Crunchies" sounds like an awesome new cereal!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 2,037,690
Posted By Mr_Gone
Shhh.... I don't want to sign up with the Mutant...

Shhh.... I don't want to sign up with the Mutant Registration Act. I'm happy here at Xavier's School. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 2,037,690
Posted By Mr_Gone
I will print it out and read it on actual paper...

I will print it out and read it on actual paper when proofreading, instead of reading it on a computer screen. When I make a second pass, I'll print it out in a different font just so everything...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
No apology necessary hijack away. There are...

No apology necessary hijack away. There are plenty of west coast experts who will offer some great advice.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
We're going to expect photos very, very soon! ...

We're going to expect photos very, very soon! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 2,037,690
Posted By Mr_Gone
I miss the context sometimes. It hangs out with...

I miss the context sometimes. It hangs out with my missing sanity. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
Looks like you've got a great setup!!! :clap

Looks like you've got a great setup!!! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
http://electricalconnection.com/index.php?route=pr...

http://electricalconnection.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=20_27&product_id=123

Those Visi-Billet LEDs look sharp. At some point, I might add more LEDs down on the forks. I'll definitely...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
My new lights have a separate switch and are...

My new lights have a separate switch and are wired to the battery, but they don't come on when I turn the key, but when the headlights come on after ignition. I was able to find that delay circuit...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I'm sure I will appreciate the extra light from...

I'm sure I will appreciate the extra light from the LEDs, especially riding home after work in the dark, just manically scanning the ditches for kamikaze deer. But my primary purpose it to make the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I did the small Denali DM Micro LEDs. ...

I did the small Denali DM Micro LEDs.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/denali-dm-micro-led-driving-light-kit

I didn't really need the extra light because the FJR has great headlights, IMO;...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I'm still a couple years from trading in my FJR....

I'm still a couple years from trading in my FJR. I just picked up a 2010 with only 1,500 miles on it [replacing a 2006 FJR], so it's still essentially new. So far, I love everything about the FJR.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 2,037,690
Posted By Mr_Gone
I have a couple people I know who refer to my FJR...

I have a couple people I know who refer to my FJR as a moped. I think it's funny. Why get mad at something like that?
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I appreciate you sharing your thoughts. I'll find...

I appreciate you sharing your thoughts. I'll find your other thread and read up.

I am always looking for my NEXT motorcycle.

Right now it's a three-way tie between another FJR, the Concours,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 224,589
Posted By Mr_Gone
Riding to price some new tires, I came around a...

Riding to price some new tires, I came around a corner and there was a roll cage about half-in-half-out of the right lane. No idea what sort of roll cage. Probably came off some sort of quad, I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
When I first looked at getting a sport touring...

When I first looked at getting a sport touring bike, I looked at the then-new VFR1200. I can't really tell you why I didn't buy one, except maybe I thought the FJR looked better. Which is a silly...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
Not to derail the thread, but what did you...

Not to derail the thread, but what did you like/not like about the VFR1200? Just curious.
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I feel sincere, deep jealousy right now. ...

I feel sincere, deep jealousy right now.

Fantastic-looking bike!!! :clap
Forum: Americas 12-04-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
This is a trip I'm planning for September. I've...

This is a trip I'm planning for September. I've basically got a one-time shot at taking two weeks of vacation at work this September [typically I can only take one week at a time]. So I'm trying to...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
Lots of great info. I tend to do these...

Lots of great info.

I tend to do these "recon" rides every now and again, just making miles on the bike while finding places I want to return to again. I rode through Yellowstone on a recon ride a...
Forum: Americas 12-02-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
I've got four days budgeted for 101 from San...

I've got four days budgeted for 101 from San Francisco to the tip of the Olympic peninsula. Mileage is about 250 miles per day. I don't think that's too ambitious. Leaves lots of time for me to stop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,303
Posted By Mr_Gone
I can't answer this question, because I haven't...

I can't answer this question, because I haven't ridden all the motorcycles yet. 'Cause every time I ride one, I want it, so.... :D
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
This is the tentative route: Three days to...

This is the tentative route:

Three days to California + 3 days back from Glacier N.P. = 6 days.

That leaves 11 days for the ~3,500 miles covering California, the coast, the Pacific Northwest,...
Forum: Americas 11-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
I've got all those roads highlighted on my map. ...

I've got all those roads highlighted on my map.

Just trying to put together a long trip that balances mileage with sights.
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
I am liking your idea, maybe not even going as...

I am liking your idea, maybe not even going as far east as Yakima, but taking 410 back toward Seattle, then north towards the North Cascades. And if I'm running a day late, skip the North Cascades...
Forum: Americas 11-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Gone
Great advice!!! I don't know if I'll take...

Great advice!!!

I don't know if I'll take the ferry across Puget Sound, or just ride around it. I'm thinking I can already spend a whole day in Olympic N.P. - what's another couple hours of...
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