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Forum: Vendors 04-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
Google satellite tiles wont display?

Can anyone tell me why Google satelite maps wont display in DSM? I just get the gray and white checkerboard.

I downloaded the satelite tiles for my gpx without any errors. They won't even...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 844,272
Posted By bluegroove
thanks for the toolbox ideas. I have a buddy...

thanks for the toolbox ideas. I have a buddy who's giving me some small ammo boxes to experiment with. I might try to mount it next to the cylinder on the L side. That puts the weight in the right...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 844,272
Posted By bluegroove
Locking tool box?

I would like to keep my tools permanently locked to the bike. Some kind of small, lockable box that's bolted to the bike. What do you use?

I don't have hard bags on my DR650 and prefer not to...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
I guess my lack of experience with this is...

I guess my lack of experience with this is showing. I was under the impression that only tiles which the track actually touches will be downloaded, thus creating gaps if you go off exploring. but I...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
no gpx = no map?

hey what if I'm going to a place I don't have a gpx for. And there aint one on the DSM site. How can I download tiles of that area? I have vector map of all of CA (I think), but it doesn't have...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
couple more Q's 1. Can i make it so the name...

couple more Q's

1. Can i make it so the name of a waypoint displays on the map?
2. Can i make it so the track that is recording while I ride will display on the map? (show me where I just came...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
thanks guys. yes I'm a new user. I downloaded...

thanks guys. yes I'm a new user. I downloaded the app months ago and have just now found time to try to use it :D
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
also "vectro maps were not loaded" is a message I...

also "vectro maps were not loaded" is a message I get often. I downloaded the Vector OSM maps for my state (CA) and the map displays sometimes, but very often does not.... So i have no map at all....
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
Need basic tips for app

new user here,
I have a few basic Qs about the app (not the website)

1. How do I make it record a track as I ride?
2. I don't understand the file management. How do I identify the track I...
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
it has a slide out keyboard. I'm hinking this...

it has a slide out keyboard. I'm hinking this may be a problem while bike mounted. have to try it I guess
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 186,156
Posted By bluegroove
Motorola A855 Droid with this app?

Hey I have a friend who wants to sell me a Motorola A855 Droid. It's using Android 2.2.3 and has SD card. Is this a reasonable choice to run the app? Anyone using one?

I will not be using it for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-21-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,777
Posted By bluegroove
I've been studying this and a good, SIMPLE...

I've been studying this and a good, SIMPLE description of how these work and which one to choose is here:

http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Personal-Locator-Beacon-Reviews/buying-advice

Sounds like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Your wife needs to learn that motorcycles are...

Your wife needs to learn that motorcycles are more important than money!

Priorities man! :deal :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
why would I need to replace the cover as well? I...

why would I need to replace the cover as well? I was planning to stick the guard on with hi-temp silicone.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
I had the idea that the yellow would make it...

I had the idea that the yellow would make it cooler than ordinary black carbon because it matches my yellow bike, but maybe that's too tacky...?
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
i would make it with several layers. The added...

i would make it with several layers. The added kevlar gives i a touch of flex to absorb hits better than carbon alone. I think it would be stronger than a layer of thin sheeet metal. maybe i...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
I'd really like some input on this guys. Does...

I'd really like some input on this guys. Does anyone like it or too crazy looking. It's a carbon/kevlar blend to protect the cover. Would you put one on your bike? thanks much.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Is this cool looking or dorky looking?

It's a fake pic of a carbon/kevlar oil filter guard I'm thinking about making. My bike is yellow. Does it look cool or dumb, or what? I can't decide.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Two things: 1. My '78 KZ1000 has 2 rim locks...

Two things:

1. My '78 KZ1000 has 2 rim locks on the rear and runs about 35 psi... on street only of course.
2. 2 rimlocks on the rear will make you much more capable of riding on a flat if you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Rim locks yes or no?

AS long as I'm going to mount a tire... Stock seems to have no rim locks. Makes me nervous. Any thoughts on this? On other bikes i usually run 2 in back and 1 in front and then balance them. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
thanks TrophyHunter, thatsexactly the info I...

thanks TrophyHunter, thatsexactly the info I needed. too many reports of the shinko chunking, so I'm going to stick with the kenda. why change what works, eh?
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Question Kenda K270 vs Shinko 244 Rear tires?

I'm pretty happy with the Kenda on the rear, but it seems to wear a bit quick. Thinking of trying the Shinko. Anyone tried both tires?
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Yes, very nice stand. I wood not want to carry...

Yes, very nice stand. I wood not want to carry it on the bike tho. Unless maybe you can prune some weight off or carry it in a trunk. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
anyone got a stock shock spring laying around...

anyone got a stock shock spring laying around that I can have? or up to 7.2 if ya got it, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Shock Spring Wanted

Hey anyone got a rear spring about 6.6 to 7.2? Someplace in there would be good. Happy to pay for it. please PM me.

thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Thanks Trophyhunter. How much do you weigh if I...

Thanks Trophyhunter. How much do you weigh if I may ask?
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Gold valve shim stack?

I'm installing the gold valve in my '06 rear shock. Anybody got a favorite shim stack for ADV riding?

I did the automated thing on racetech's site. The choices seem a bit vague. Anyone got...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Emulators

Thanks for the comments. I ended up with yellow springs at 3 turns. 10wt at 6.5" and .46 springs. I've only ridden around the neighborhood so far, but it likes the speed bumps better :rofl I have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Cartridge emulator settings?

Hey what settings do you guys like on the Race tech cartridge emulators for the forks? I'm just starting the install.

Blue or yellow springs? How many turns of preload?

I'm a pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Hmm... guess I better lean my bike on its side...

Hmm... guess I better lean my bike on its side and pull off the clutch cover soon...

Anyway... SKID PLATE NOISE was mentioned a while back. Well I tried doing the silicone thing on my KTM 380...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Sure no problem. I just hit the rocket boosters...

Sure no problem. I just hit the rocket boosters and flip the switch that turns me into Ricky Carmichael. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
I came up short on a triple and cased it so hard...

I came up short on a triple and cased it so hard the pegs bent and the brackets snapped off! :huh:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Rider man! I got no use for those passenger...

Rider man! I got no use for those passenger pegs:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
got extra foot pegs?

hey anyone got some extra pegs and mounting brackets lying around? I need a pair for my '06. Stock ones are just fine, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
hmm.. maybe I wasnt' sposed to post it here? ...

hmm.. maybe I wasnt' sposed to post it here? It's in the flea market now. Just thought I'd let you guys know 'cause it's a DR650 item. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Sargent seat to sell

anybody want one? I have an extra. I put a bunch of pics of it here:

http://www.toughguards.com/temp/forsale.htm

Please PM me if interested. thanks
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 403,398
Posted By bluegroove
last one, I promise. I have higer-res versions...

last one, I promise. I have higer-res versions of all these available.
http://www.nelsonhallgren.com/moab2010/images/white3.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 403,398
Posted By bluegroove
and this ...

and this
http://www.nelsonhallgren.com/moab2010/images/white1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 403,398
Posted By bluegroove
I shot this on a trip to Moab. ...

I shot this on a trip to Moab.
http://www.nelsonhallgren.com/moab2010/images/WhiteRimPanBigone.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 91,758
Views: 17,086,746
Posted By bluegroove
Something to consider when trying to save watts: ...

Something to consider when trying to save watts: The bulbs that are actually ON all the time are what matters most. Headlight and taillight. The others don't matter so much because they are on...
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