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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By seevtsaab
I was thinking I might recommend trying to fix it...

I was thinking I might recommend trying to fix it so you didn't have to diddle with your phone while on the bike.
But I won't.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By seevtsaab
Certainly won't hurt, I hit my pipes and a few...

Certainly won't hurt, I hit my pipes and a few other corrosion prone spots.
If you wax your bike I'd recommend using that instead. I wouldn't want to try to get wax to stick on a surface that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By seevtsaab
Both - depending on my mood, road and traffic...

Both - depending on my mood, road and traffic conditions, etc.

I'd say if you don't get a little of both at various times you're missing part of the experience.

fwiw my main ride is a baby...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,127
Posted By seevtsaab
that's a great bike for the trip. Ergos will be...

that's a great bike for the trip. Ergos will be fine, just keep your ass happy.

Pack everything on the bike and ride around for a day, you don't want any surprises when you depart.

Kriega's...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,942
Posted By seevtsaab
I bought a high mile '94 from an inmate, really...

I bought a high mile '94 from an inmate, really bonded with it.
I prefer the slight forward lean. Requires a little more input than my little Monster to turn, by design, but will hustle thru the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By seevtsaab
Belts are the critical thing to keep track of for...

Belts are the critical thing to keep track of for Monsters (or any Desmo for that matter).
If the valves have been done, you should be good to the same as with any used bike,
it's all about the PO...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I bought my pants for just the OP's temp...

Well I bought my pants for just the OP's temp range. They include a rain liner that I add in the cooler months more for wind protection but it is handy this time of year. (heavy rain brings out the...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,611
Posted By seevtsaab
When I use the squeeze bottles I've found it a...

When I use the squeeze bottles I've found it a little difficult to moderate the application. So I use a large artists paint brush and fill the cap with the lube
and dab it on the chain. Seems like I...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,611
Posted By seevtsaab
That might be a bit of an over statement. I...

That might be a bit of an over statement. I purchased my bike with under 9K miles and a (o-ring) chain with numerous frozen links. I can't imagine how they got that way without some careful neglect. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By seevtsaab
Along the lines of 'K.I.S.S.' - start with the...

Along the lines of 'K.I.S.S.' - start with the basics. 12V input to the controller and it should 'appear' to work correctly - light off, link blinks slower / faster, light on etc. Either it's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,590
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I think choosing a bike based on a single...

Well I think choosing a bike based on a single criteria is a mistake.

Choosing a cruiser because it has a shaft when you want something sportier -
bigger mistake. If a cruiser makes you happy,...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,915
Posted By seevtsaab
Warm-N-Safe heated gloves seem to do OK with...

Warm-N-Safe heated gloves seem to do OK with heated grips.
Mine are GoreTex (over kill for the purpose) which keeps the wind out.
Palms are reasonably thin and the backs are heated.
I'm not a fan...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,478
Posted By seevtsaab
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 61,453
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't see a big crossover with the Sportster...

I don't see a big crossover with the Sportster buyer. I imagine a fair percentage buying Sportsters are shopping at one dealer only. It's Harley, or nothing. Obviously there are a few exceptions.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By seevtsaab
Hi-Viz stick on or iron on Patches for textile?

I've got a used textile jacket from an inmate for cooler weather riding which also puts be on the road more in the dark and twilight.

Plus this coat suffers a bit of the right shoulder rash from...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,438
Posted By seevtsaab
this (oops - correction - top case key in...

this

(oops - correction - top case key in pants pocket when I've got the top case installed which is about 25% of the time)
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 687,630
Posted By seevtsaab
And I'll quote it so I don't look like such a...

And I'll quote it so I don't look like such a n00b.
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4,164
Views: 687,630
Posted By seevtsaab
That looks really good to me. The red is mighty...

That looks really good to me. The red is mighty purty too but the white looks just plain enough it would still look good to me all dirty.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,836
Posted By seevtsaab
Classic Google Maps going away

So recently I've had issues creating custom tracks in Google Maps and converting those custom tracks to GPX files to import to motionX.
Only the original map (before customization - drag to change...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,948
Posted By seevtsaab
This is what I do to follow pre-planned routes...

This is what I do to follow pre-planned routes (tracks) - using motionX (haven't graduated to any of the latest custom-route-on-the-fly apps). Still a powerful GPS unit and allows me to keep my...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By seevtsaab
zipper is ~15" long ...

zipper is ~15" long

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ffncFyg3AM0/VAsHv6gtFPI/AAAAAAAAEGU/8-6AFogvv_o/w508-h677-no/IMG_1644.JPG

Dirt from the last time I wore them featured here:
...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll post up some picks this weekend. It's a...

I'll post up some picks this weekend.

It's a shortish (~18" I'll measure) zipper backed by a gusset.

FWIW, I can pull the rain pants on easily over my street boots (Dainese TRQ Tour), and with...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By seevtsaab
You'll need a pretty large suit off the shelf to...

You'll need a pretty large suit off the shelf to prevent water pouring in your boots, most likely.
I was pretty satisfied with Frogg Toggs, though I did get a wet crotch a time or two. They got...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,079
Posted By seevtsaab
3rd year in a pair of Gear pants, leather mesh,...

3rd year in a pair of Gear pants, leather mesh, have held up perfectly and worked great for me. Were on the spendy side but I'm happy with them.

Requires judicious use of the rain liner as a wind...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,039
Posted By seevtsaab
Can't recommend one over the other but - they are...

Can't recommend one over the other but - they are designed to be carried on a moto.

that said, I hated carrying a backpack. But t least a Kriega - you wear.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,784
Posted By seevtsaab
Another vote 'would recommend to a friend'. ...

Another vote 'would recommend to a friend'.

I am thrilled I can secure my phone and even better now my old 4S with a pre-planned track and get where I want to go, just like the big boys.

Mine...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 93,697
Posted By seevtsaab
Looks good to me covered in road grime, rain...

Looks good to me covered in road grime, rain drops and bugs.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By seevtsaab
If the 1100DS is free of valve guide issues that...

If the 1100DS is free of valve guide issues that would be a gem. Probably a big step up in suspension.

Up to 75-80 mph the 620 is will get you around fine, I've 56000 on my Monster. Traveling at...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By seevtsaab
To be honest I'd be much more concerned with the...

To be honest I'd be much more concerned with the poor bastard behind you when some silly shit starts falling off your bike.
Coincidentally in the last 24 hours I've been behind an unlit trailer with...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,381
Posted By seevtsaab
I'm very happy with the performance of Michelins...

I'm very happy with the performance of Michelins in general, PR3's were the best I've tried.
I'm not overly impressed with the mileage out of the PR4 rear, I'm at 6k miles and the rear I'll be...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,190
Posted By seevtsaab
There's no reason in the world to not install...

There's no reason in the world to not install heated grips IMO.
If you can't use both together, well .... don't.
As far as the vest .vs jacket liner, I'd go jacket if it'll fit.
Jacket wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,000
Posted By seevtsaab
I'd be inclined to remove my face shield from my...

I'd be inclined to remove my face shield from my helmet if the helmet was going in an overhead where it would be exposed to the grace and courtesy of the public.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-20-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,836
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for...

Well I'm no motionX expert but I've used it for numerous on road trips. It has it's limitations but I still love it for it's flexibility and simplicity.
o Switch google maps to 'classic' version -...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By seevtsaab
Ttiuwop

Ttiuwop
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 69,223
Posted By seevtsaab
What's up with the MOTUS logo?

What's up with the MOTUS logo?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-01-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 20,836
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive...

I'll add to this thread, I used my now inactive iPhone4s on a 450 mi custom track using motionX (preloaded the maps) and it was so nice to be free of the annoying messages I used to get when this was...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By seevtsaab
Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there. ...

Well, slim is good if your stuff fits in there.

When was the last time someone told you "nice looking bike"?
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,394
Posted By seevtsaab
+1 Complete with a little curtain I put up...

+1

Complete with a little curtain I put up across my 'door'. I get the occasional comment, but, I get to ride the moto every work day (exception is salt season).
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,146
Posted By seevtsaab
Some things work for some folks some of the time....

Some things work for some folks some of the time. Obviously
this isn't something that works for you, ever, so why worry?

Liners are fairly practical for showery and cool weather. Cold or rain...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By seevtsaab
There's a little shroud just forward of the...

There's a little shroud just forward of the ignition, pop it off and you'll have access to a couple of hex heads. This came from another inmate, I'm playing it forward.


shroud in place:
...
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