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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 657
Views: 85,750
Posted By BlueLghtning
I was pointed at this thread last night by a...

I was pointed at this thread last night by a friend and between last night and today I read the entire thing!

All I gotta say is wow! I've owned a couple SV650's over the years and a 5 different...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11,346
Views: 1,493,729
Posted By BlueLghtning
I've put MotoBatt's in several bikes and really...

I've put MotoBatt's in several bikes and really happy with them.

This is what first turned me on to them.

the "Texas Toast Battery Cook-Off"
-...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Sharpsburg Bike Night 10/22/14

This week we are headed back to Dickey's BBQ in Sharpsburg. They have a great menu and food and do a great job hosting us. Oh yeah don't forget the free ice cream! They will have tables reserved for...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,308
Posted By BlueLghtning
Wayne, the food was awesome and it was so nice...

Wayne, the food was awesome and it was so nice not to have to worry about going into town to get something to eat. All of us that came up from the south side of Atlanta had great time. I had only...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,308
Posted By BlueLghtning
I posted earlier it would be myself and 2...

I posted earlier it would be myself and 2 buddies. I'm not sure if rsteiger gave you the count for him and his gf, but between all of us, there are 7 of us total now coming from the Newnan, GA area. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
Goodbye Potluck gathering to honor Dirty Duck (Ben) - 10/15/14

I have some updates for this event.

Food Update
Marta (Ben worked for them) is going to be catering in HamBones BBQ for this event. I'm not sure how much they will be bringing or how many people...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
Update on gathering for Ben

I found out from Karen that Marta (Ben worked for them) is catering in HamBones BBQ for this event I really think there is going to be an abundance of food with those that were already planning to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,308
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yep, its been awhile! It will be great to see...

Yep, its been awhile! It will be great to see you again also.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,308
Posted By BlueLghtning
Count myself, UV, & Chris in for both Fri & Sat...

Count myself, UV, & Chris in for both Fri & Sat evening meals.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,308
Posted By BlueLghtning
Hey there, didn't realize this thread was even...

Hey there, didn't realize this thread was even here.

rsteiger told me about this event awhile back and I'm definitely there. I'll be on my WR250R and our buddy UV is coming along that rides a KTM...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
That would be it! Thanks!

That would be it! Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
Found the thread. It was a continuation from last...

Found the thread. It was a continuation from last year it looks like which is probably why you couldn't find it. - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907467

They start talking about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
Well, if I have my way, I'll go look for the...

Well, if I have my way, I'll go look for the toughest stuff I can find and definitely staying off the pavement as much as possible. Most of us from the south side are trailering up little bikes. I'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yep, I'm going to be there. It's called the Old...

Yep, I'm going to be there. It's called the Old School Dual Sport Rally.

My buddy Bob found out about it and decided to just create a FB event on top of that and a bunch of us from the south side...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
Newnan Bike Night potluck gathering in honor of a fallen rider

I usually don't cross post in the DOG thread for my bike nights, but this one is a little special and its being held in Atlanta so quite a bit closer than Newnan usually is for you guys.

We lost...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
Goodbye Potluck gathering to honor Dirty Duck (Ben) - 10/15/14

In Lieu of the normal bike night for next Wednesday, Ben's wife Karen has asked me to post up that they will be hosting a Goodbye Potluck gathering for Ben's friends to say goodbye and mourn the loss...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,688
Posted By BlueLghtning
If you get the GPS apart and see its an obvious...

If you get the GPS apart and see its an obvious connection/wire issue, it might be easier at that point just to get someone with electrical experience to solder/fix it wit it all apart vs having them...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,688
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yeah, if you are having that much issue, probably...

Yeah, if you are having that much issue, probably internal.

Have you tried pulling the GPS apart just to visually inspect and see?

The thread about replacing the internal battery should have...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,688
Posted By BlueLghtning
I've never done anything other then just bend the...

I've never done anything other then just bend the tabs to make the connection tighter which it sounded like you did, but didn't last long.

I'm not sure which mount you have, but does your antenna...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
I've got a pretty good route to Cheaha and back....

I've got a pretty good route to Cheaha and back. It's a long day if we do the full 270 mile route, but there are parts that are a work out!

I have some routes south also down towards Pine Mtn...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
I see he's got Cycle Speciality on the fender....

I see he's got Cycle Speciality on the fender. Does he live down this way on the southside? We have a pretty good group that attends the Newnan bike nights and that likes to do DS rides. We have...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30,373
Views: 2,299,988
Posted By BlueLghtning
So you are the one that got that Terra 650! :evil...

So you are the one that got that Terra 650! :evil

Congrats, that tank capacity will be awesome! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Newnan Bike Night 10/08/2014

This week for bike night, we are going to Red Robin in Newnan. The weather is looking nice, so we'll be enjoying their outdoor seating area, and they are always very happy to host us.

Come out...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 44,118
Posted By BlueLghtning
They both would do it. The SMH10 is cheaper and...

They both would do it. The SMH10 is cheaper and simpler with less extra stuff that you probably don't need, but the S20 has BT 4.0 and will probably keep getting adds ons as time goes on. The SMH10...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
Probably because it incorporates 2 way radio's...

Probably because it incorporates 2 way radio's and has the PTT switch. I'm sure the electronics in it are definitely more intricate than what is in the SM10.

The SM10 basically just pumps out...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
First off the sm10 is for sharing music and...

First off the sm10 is for sharing music and connects with the a2dp profile. I'm guessing that's not what you want for a radar detector. You want the SR10 if you want to conect with your 2nd hfp...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,568
Views: 296,433
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yeah, I've seen oil look "milky" just through the...

Yeah, I've seen oil look "milky" just through the site glass just because of condensation and short trips where the bike doesn't get to warm up enough.

Why don't you start with the easiest thing...
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
Well, most likely its an app issue. If the phone...

Well, most likely its an app issue. If the phone is paired where you are getting phone & music, the Sena is doing its job. I'd write the developer and see if they have any hints.
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
Is your iPhone paired both for Music and Phone?...

Is your iPhone paired both for Music and Phone? Most GPS apps send their directions over the media connection. It is possible though that they just specify the audio always goes to the speaker. If it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,417
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Peachtree City Bike Night 10/01/14

This week we are headed back to Johnny's Pizza in PTC. They'll be reserving tables for us outside on their patio. It should be a great evening to ride out. Come out and join us for a great time with...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
That's what the phone only selection in the BT...

That's what the phone only selection in the BT option on the zumo does. Only your phone conversations will go across BT. Everything else like navigation, MP3's & XM will go to the audio port.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 580,858
Posted By BlueLghtning
This should work just fine as my Dad has the same...

This should work just fine as my Dad has the same setup.
You need to pair the Tao using the "Media selective pairing" method as outlined in the manual
Make sure on the Zumo that you select phone...
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 333,524
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yeah I as going to say, I think that still looks...

Yeah I as going to say, I think that still looks better than my K60 currently on my bike, but I'm only at like 7k. Half of what you got :rofl
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 70,638
Posted By BlueLghtning
Could your USB phone charger be screwing with your FM radio reception & intercom?

So I ran into something this weekend that made me think of this thread and some people having trouble with the FM radio and others not on their 20S.

If any of you are like me, my tank bag is a...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 44,118
Posted By BlueLghtning
Could your USB phone charger be screwing with your FM radio reception & intercom?

So I ran into something this weekend that made me think of this thread and some people having trouble with the FM radio and others not on their 20S.

If any of you are like me, my tank bag is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,522
Posted By BlueLghtning
Trust me, my rear 705's are gone when I take them...

Trust me, my rear 705's are gone when I take them off and no I'm not running 20psi either. If am playing off road, I do lower the pressure to the mid 20's, but most times I'm running somewhere around...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,910
Posted By BlueLghtning
Great to run into you guys out in CO! :freaky ...

Great to run into you guys out in CO! :freaky

I'll have to catch up on the ride report! :clap
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By BlueLghtning
A heated liner and gloves do a wonder in the...

A heated liner and gloves do a wonder in the winter time and really increase your comfort level in the cold. I use mine all the time in the winter as it just is so much nicer! Although Atlanta...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By BlueLghtning
Well, it sounds like you know your bike inside...

Well, it sounds like you know your bike inside and out, so that's great! You also sound like you are in very good shape, so that will help too.

What about the seat? Maybe a seat concepts seat or...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-25-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By BlueLghtning
You haven't really said where you are riding...

You haven't really said where you are riding from, but I gather you are going to CO or surrounding area if you are headed to the Rockies. I've been to CO twice in the past 2 years and its awesome! I...
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