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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By dddd
Got to be my father. It was 20 years ago, a...

Got to be my father.

It was 20 years ago, a saturday morning and we were going to buy some stuff when he met an old acquaintance of his who had truck problems in the parking. This guy naturally...
Forum: Americas 10-12-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By dddd
You have a direction change in york and oklahoma...

You have a direction change in york and oklahoma city, so gas station receipts are mandatory there (additionally to the other receipts every x miles, can't recall the x)

little trick:

IBA...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,591
Posted By dddd
That is the only thing I wear for undergarment...

That is the only thing I wear for undergarment when riding. And the only thing I would hope to have if caught soaked in rain. Skin will be not dry, but not wet either, just moist.

I cannot express...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By dddd
Exactly. +10. You can also put a nitrile or...

Exactly. +10.
You can also put a nitrile or latex gloves on your hands first so you don't end up with black hands from the dye.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By dddd
how about a "madstad" adjustable (height and...

how about a "madstad" adjustable (height and angle) windshield?
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,591
Posted By dddd
about ldcomfort undergarment: I am...

about ldcomfort undergarment:



I am (sure).

It's thin like a bathing suit, super stretching, fits like lycra making a 2nd skin on you. It breathes more than any fabric I know, which is...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,591
Posted By dddd
at the risk of sounding like a broken record...

at the risk of sounding like a broken record playing an ad, covert yourself with ldcomfort (dot com). You don't want wicking (absorbing water), you want to get water away from your skin.

You don't...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By dddd
2 days, go through catskills, pensylvania sproul...

2 days, go through catskills, pensylvania sproul forest and optionally the leetchworth park
...
Forum: Canada 10-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By dddd
http://weatherspark.com/#!dashboard;ws=28390;dt=5;...

http://weatherspark.com/#!dashboard;ws=28390;dt=5;mspp=225000;m=37.374,-81.352,50.530,-71.135;rd=2;fcs=1;units=pressure:hpa,precipitationAmount:mm,windSpeed:kph,temperature:f,precipitationRate:mmph;gr...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-30-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By dddd
well, with base subscription, you have the...

well, with base subscription, you have the 'check-in/ok' message, and 1 preset custom message. then the 2 protected help and sos messages.

the help message can be hooked to a road side assistance...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-29-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By dddd
Personnally I wouldn't put that life insurance in...

Personnally I wouldn't put that life insurance in anything else than a rugged waterproof satellite-based device...Not a piece of shard that would cut me open on the fall.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By dddd
If you don't know what everywhere means, use...

If you don't know what everywhere means, use google.
But if you want to know what 'almost everywhere' means in current context, sure::
http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Rights/State-Laws.aspx...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By dddd
I take it EVERY ride. You can end up in a ditch,...

I take it EVERY ride. You can end up in a ditch, unseen, out of cell range pretty much every ride. But I mostly like the 5x50km road side assistance new subscription. Besides, in fuel equivalent,...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By dddd
no one expects that. of course you need earplugs.

no one expects that. of course you need earplugs.
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By dddd
:D yep! I just had to give a clue, in case the OP...

:D yep! I just had to give a clue, in case the OP is sensitive to that angle...

Anyhow, helmet speakers are far simpler and you won't break a dozen earbuds wires per year.

But most...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By dddd
earbuds = illegal almost everywhere. helmet...

earbuds = illegal almost everywhere.
helmet speakers = legal almost everywhere.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-28-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By dddd
The honest owner is not likely to share the...

The honest owner is not likely to share the account in order to protect it (subscriptions and all). Which mean he would have to set all the emergency contacts and emails for you yet still be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,250
Posted By dddd
Think about this: he did not cover the bike with...

Think about this: he did not cover the bike with stickers, only the luggage.
Smart enough to think about reselling the bike, not smart enough to think about reselling the luggage.

Take'em off!...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By dddd
ABSOLUTELY DO NOT REPLACE A LI-ON with a LI-PO or...

ABSOLUTELY DO NOT REPLACE A LI-ON with a LI-PO or vice versa, YOU WILL PUT YOUR UNIT (and your house) ON FIRE!

The battery charger in all devices is tuned to the type and capacity of the battery....
Forum: Americas 09-26-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By dddd
A: horseshoe bend (1.5 mile walking in sand) C:...

A: horseshoe bend (1.5 mile walking in sand)
C: barringer meteor crater (very cool)
D: VLA (radio telescopes very large array)
F: Breaking bad's walter white's house...
and a bunch of road, grand...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By dddd
Quixx

Quixx
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,850
Posted By dddd
lots of good advices above. bravo. I'm in...

lots of good advices above. bravo.

I'm in montreal. 3rd worst traffic in north america after LA, SFO.
Freeway's are a necessary hell, here. I challenge anyone who thinks its boring to come here....
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,450
Posted By dddd
I could be cool and tell you just go, and you...

I could be cool and tell you just go, and you would have the trip of your life, with plenty of challenges. But you could die too. If you don't want a fun trip, that's the way to go. If you want a fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,238
Posted By dddd
I think they were really kind to ride only 45 to...

I think they were really kind to ride only 45 to allow anyone to pass them at the 65 limit. It's unfortunate that groups tend to forget to create units of 4-5 riders to enable overtaking.

The...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,571
Posted By dddd
mystery solved! humidity.

mystery solved! humidity.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,571
Posted By dddd
What bike do you have? It must protect you far...

What bike do you have? It must protect you far more from the wind than mine.

I think my goal is to find the gear that vents well up to 40C if desired, and seals well down to 0 if desired too. I've...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,571
Posted By dddd
I judge the capacity of the jacket by the outcome...

I judge the capacity of the jacket by the outcome of a sustained 8h ride in those conditions. below 15C, the jacket looses more core body temp than it keeps. Above 33C, it doesn't vent uniformly...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By dddd
Well adjusted knee armor is supposed to rest, not...

Well adjusted knee armor is supposed to rest, not press against the knee cap. Hold the armor in your fingers and keep moving it in circles while crouching and when your knees are bent, you should...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-06-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,443
Posted By dddd
no WD40 ever!! this will destroy the o-rings of...

no WD40 ever!!
this will destroy the o-rings of the chain.
just try wd40 on a number of plastic/rubbers and see for yourself.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By dddd
the Bryce canyon 35mph road...

the Bryce canyon 35mph road...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,443
Posted By dddd
I think I will bring 3+ thinner cardboard...

I think I will bring 3+ thinner cardboard though... or better, a plastic one (like a 'for sale' sign) which can be roughly cleaned with toilet paper I guess.. After a while, you can't wipe the excess...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,443
Posted By dddd
also, to be a good tenant of the motel, I bring a...

also, to be a good tenant of the motel, I bring a tripple bagged properly sized cardboard to put behind the chain as I spray. You don't want to spray a mess on the bike or the parking. You can...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,571
Posted By dddd
revit sand (jacket and pants) All damn...

revit sand (jacket and pants)

All damn velcros:
a) will wear and become useless (pockets opening and loosing stuff)
b) all velcros are poorly sewed, most used ones started lifting off the...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,443
Posted By dddd
(I dont chain-clean anymore. It is too volatile...

(I dont chain-clean anymore. It is too volatile and penetrates everywhere and removes too much lube, then never dries fast enough and prevents the new lube to do its job (clears it and you run as...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By dddd
It can come off. I don't need it to come off,...

It can come off.
I don't need it to come off, not even for charging.
Why test the theory....I tied it. Now I feel better.
Sorry I asked.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,497
Posted By dddd
front braking raises the lean angle in a curve,...

front braking raises the lean angle in a curve, and I hate it.
cracking the throttle lowers the lean angle , and I like it.
do whichever you need to stay in the line you want.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By dddd
exactly my concern... the slide-in and click of...

exactly my concern... the slide-in and click of scala q2 is far more reassuring...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By dddd
I'm thinking about a long wire tie wrap: (the...

I'm thinking about a long wire tie wrap: (the thin coated metal ones, not the coarse plastic zip ties).

I got the wire in the bend of he clip, and the 2 ends goes in the hole, come out behind and...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By dddd
securing smh10 clip

just got the sena smh10 and I am worried the clip will release anytime with shocks/vibration/wear.

How do you secure (in a removable and reusable way) your unit to the (clip) mount?

(no duct...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By dddd
For reference point: I have revvit 'sand' jacket...

For reference point: I have revvit 'sand' jacket and pants. Both breath little and are designed for unlimited time from 50F with all linings to 85F with all vents opened. Beyond 85F requires LDC...
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