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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,856
Posted By Michael
I vote for the BMW K1200S or 1300S! I have a...

I vote for the BMW K1200S or 1300S! I have a 2008 K1200S that I bought new and it is a fantastic touring machine. Much more power than any boxer, smooth, stable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 78,687
Posted By Michael
I don't lane spit too often, but when I do this...

I don't lane spit too often, but when I do this is exactly my experience in DC traffic.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,958
Posted By Michael
Fxrg

I gotta say my Harley FXRG leather jacket is waterproof in every rainstorm i have been in in the last 3 years. Totally worth the money.
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,912
Posted By Michael
I have the DeWalt 20V L-Ion hammer drill, impact...

I have the DeWalt 20V L-Ion hammer drill, impact driver, circular saw, and a 1/2 inch impact driver w/400 ft lbs. I really like them all - I use the big battery on them. Oh and a 20 volt shop vac. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,746
Posted By Michael
Even though I take an E width in US size boots,...

Even though I take an E width in US size boots, the Sidi size 47 fits me perfectly - I have a pair of B2s and a Crossfire. Go figure.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Michael
This one will jump my Ford F150 w/V8 multiple...

This one will jump my Ford F150 w/V8 multiple times and is the size of a paperback book: http://shop.antigravitybatteries.com/micro-start-xp-1/ It is awesome.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,732
Posted By Michael
+1. I have the CBTs and switched to Sidi B2s. ...

+1. I have the CBTs and switched to Sidi B2s. Much much better protection and I can still walk in them.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,825
Posted By Michael
I have an FXRG that I bought from an inmate on...

I have an FXRG that I bought from an inmate on the flea market 3 years ago and I LOVE it. Totally waterproof, is comfortable from 20 deg (with layers) up to 75 deg. I also have the Atlantis 4 and I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 346,515
Posted By Michael
OK, thanks. After reading your post I tried...

OK, thanks. After reading your post I tried exposure bracketing and it works better than the camera's HDR setting. For me, however, there is still a little blurring. I will try a tripod next.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 346,515
Posted By Michael
OK, thanks

OK, thanks
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 346,515
Posted By Michael
HDR noob question

I got a Canon 70D for Xmas and immediately tried to get some HDR shots. The camera has a specific HDR setting which will take 3 JPEG shots with one push of the shutter button, and merge them into...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,723
Posted By Michael
I ordered a case of supersyn a few months ago but...

I ordered a case of supersyn a few months ago but never got around to using it - the next oil change i will try it. Maybe also I will order a case of the gallons.
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 319,986
Posted By Michael
Great! I am off to the "order"...

Great! I am off to the "order" page.......
Forum: Vendors 12-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 319,986
Posted By Michael
2008 bmw k1200s?

That's what I have, anybody put the H7 in one of these?
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 189,744
Posted By Michael
H7 fit in headlight housing?

Can I replace my bike's halogen headlight H7s with your LED H7? Will the fan etc. fit in there? Bike is a 2008 BMW K1200S.

BTW I have the round 10 and 20 deg lights and love them. Am ordering the...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,009
Posted By Michael
I have never used air tools so can't comment on...

I have never used air tools so can't comment on this, but what i like about the cordless one is that I can carry it in my truck and use it when I get a flat (or one of the kids get a flat - with...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,009
Posted By Michael
Torque Sticks

For tightening bolts with my DeWalt cordless impact wrench (which puts out 400 lb-pounds) I use torque sticks - works great; I have never stripped a bolt. How they work is that they are socket...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,679
Posted By Michael
Cool idea! (pun intended)

I have a Darien jacket and pants, and can't wait for summer to try out Mario's concept!!

The only issue is that here in the DC area you can't go 65 for more than a minute at a time, and the...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 28,149
Posted By Michael
[QUOTE=DRTBYK;25559038]Michael, Melitele...

[QUOTE=DRTBYK;25559038]Michael,

Melitele hopefully will chime in if I screw this up.

Once you set a Start and a [End] Stop make sure the route is Unlocked and you can drag/drop the route path...
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 28,149
Posted By Michael
Route "pinning"?

I would like to set up a route through city streets to avoid roads that I know to be congested. However, unless I put in a waypoint every block or so, the route automatically snaps to roads that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,965
Posted By Michael
Also, LIDAR is normally used in an area where the...

Also, LIDAR is normally used in an area where the reading can be taken on vehicles that are directly approaching or receding from the gun. If the vehicle is traveling at an angle to the beam it...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 50,415
Posted By Michael
Where are you guys located?

Do you install? And do you have Nitrons for a 2008 BMW K1200S? (non-ESA)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,821
Posted By Michael
[QUOTE=gmk999;25160174]Where do you live? and...

[QUOTE=gmk999;25160174]Where do you live? and how are your road conditions? Here the roads are cracked , crowned and pitted, there is road-sand and salt for five months, wicked heat for two months....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,821
Posted By Michael
Bike: 2008 K1200S. First tire: 364 miles (ran...

Bike: 2008 K1200S. First tire: 364 miles (ran over a big nail). Second tire, Michelin PR2, lasted 17,600 miles. Third tire, same, lasted 21,000. Replaced it with a Michelin PR3; currently have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 133,655
Posted By Michael
This might be a good replacement for my K1200S,...

This might be a good replacement for my K1200S, but one thing is it looks like the seat is angled so your nuts get smashed against the tank......
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 364,441
Posted By Michael
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 110,446
Posted By Michael
subscribed

subscribed
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,005
Posted By Michael
first impressions

Well, I finally got a chance to try out my Skivees. I have the Adventure, and guess I should have bought the Sport, because there is a seam that is in exactly the wrong place for me on a BMW K1200S....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 75,207
Posted By Michael
Thanks for all the info!

This thread is a goldmine!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,175
Posted By Michael
++1 on the bags, driving lights and flashing...

++1 on the bags, driving lights and flashing brake light. These farkles will allow you to commute, sport tour, etc etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,266
Posted By Michael
OK, makes sense - I must have been in the middle...

OK, makes sense - I must have been in the middle of the bike's performance envelope for it to have worked out OK like it did. I'll work on the techniques described in this thread.

This is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,996
Posted By Michael
How about one wheel and no MC license required? ...

How about one wheel and no MC license required?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3Fy8OZA134

so cool
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,266
Posted By Michael
What i do is stand the bike up and brake heavily....

What i do is stand the bike up and brake heavily. Of course, you can only do this for a short distance because once the bike is upright it will go straight and, ya know, you are in a turn. Then lean...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By Michael
And, after being assured by Garmin tech support...

And, after being assured by Garmin tech support that it would handle a 32 G card, I got one and the Montana won't recognize it.:becca
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 46,723
Posted By Michael
I just ordered a case of the automobile 5-20,...

I just ordered a case of the automobile 5-20, will see how my car likes it........
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11,847
Views: 1,479,206
Posted By Michael
Thanks. I tried to load the 24KGarmin SE US topo...

Thanks. I tried to load the 24KGarmin SE US topo as well as update the CNNA, and those two updates resulted in both maps becoming nonfunctional - neither are routable any more. I tried...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11,847
Views: 1,479,206
Posted By Michael
Does anybody know how to delete maps from the...

Does anybody know how to delete maps from the internal memory of the Montana 650? If I do a master reset will it clear everything out?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-04-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By Michael
Well, I learned a lesson the other day......never...

Well, I learned a lesson the other day......never try to add/update your maps the night before a trip. I had the CNNA already loaded from DVD, and attempted to update it to the 2015.1 version, plus...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-29-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By Michael
Interestd to see what the answer is, I have an...

Interestd to see what the answer is, I have an Oregon 650T w/ 110K topo and want to do the same thing.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By Michael
So the 32G card works in your Montana? I have a...

So the 32G card works in your Montana? I have a 650 and tried to use a 64G card and it wouldn't recognize it. I went to an 8G and it works fine.
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