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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By MarkH67
Both look identical and the description is...

Both look identical and the description is identical - surely they are exactly the same thing? I find it hard to believe that they are made by different companies, my gut says 1 product sold by 2...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
I also bought a 2nd hand Redverz (Expedition II...

I also bought a 2nd hand Redverz (Expedition II model with floor for vestibule) and I really love it.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25657465&postcount=1867

The only real negative is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 102,277
Views: 20,015,147
Posted By MarkH67
That would be mxrob from http://drriders.com...

That would be mxrob from http://drriders.com forums.
He is also the author of this app:...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,207
Posted By MarkH67
Having just been to a 3 day/2 night rally I'd...

Having just been to a 3 day/2 night rally I'd have to say that the Redverz tent is really great!
...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By MarkH67
Finally had a chance to go use my Redverz: ...

Finally had a chance to go use my Redverz:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-cUWBx5jvM98/VIPS4z8zMlI/AAAAAAAAEvk/CKhuQH7DEMY/s1152/ST1300_tent.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
Bike & tent: ...

Bike & tent:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lFOSEQaPDwA/VIPTCIVSjMI/AAAAAAAAEv0/38FhDB3bgyI/s1024/ST1300_tent3.jpg

All gear loaded on the bike:...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,700
Posted By MarkH67
My Redverz & ST1300: ...

My Redverz & ST1300:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lFOSEQaPDwA/VIPTCIVSjMI/AAAAAAAAEv0/38FhDB3bgyI/s1024/ST1300_tent3.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
For me: Someone else got hold of the Redverz...

For me:
Someone else got hold of the Redverz and used it on one trip, then put it up for sale on TradeMe (NZ version of Ebay) for NZ$400.
I bought that tent, paying only NZ$400 (~US$312) instead of...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
It looks a lot like my Redverz Expedition II, but...

It looks a lot like my Redverz Expedition II, but the Redverz is only $450.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,947
Posted By MarkH67
Mine is OK to 190 kph, around 200 a weave...

Mine is OK to 190 kph, around 200 a weave develops and I back off the throttle. Considering the charges I would get if caught riding over 200 it isn't all that big a deal and I love the bike at all...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,071
Posted By MarkH67
Well, my Nemo Fillo Luxury pillow is now on the...

Well, my Nemo Fillo Luxury pillow is now on the way, I should have it next week!
My view: comfort is more important than money.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,804
Posted By MarkH67
When buying something like a camping chair I'd...

When buying something like a camping chair I'd rather spend $100 on the genuine article than $70 on a knock-off. Often the cheaper product is a knock-off made in China copying the design of the...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,071
Posted By MarkH67
If you don't use it often then it should last...

If you don't use it often then it should last many years, you can enjoy many years of use but you only have to pay the cost prices once.

Thanks for the recommendation, I'll be buying one soon....
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 852
Posted By MarkH67
I use Fuelio, I suspect that there are many...

I use Fuelio, I suspect that there are many decent apps that work fine for tracking fuel usage.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 32,482
Posted By MarkH67
Not quite correct, some of those words go...

Not quite correct, some of those words go together!

"a way to own an r1200gs without draining my wallet."

r1200gs, draining & wallet
There are 3 words there that definitely go together!
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
When I was living in and commuting around the...

When I was living in and commuting around the city I rode a Burgman 400 - it's a really good commuter!
For camping:...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,420
Posted By MarkH67
I think all stoves that burn wood generate wood...

I think all stoves that burn wood generate wood gas, the more efficient designs allow the wood gas to be burnt so that less fuel is wasted as smoke - this allows more heat to be generated from less...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,420
Posted By MarkH67
I bought a flat-pack titanium wood gas stove that...

I bought a flat-pack titanium wood gas stove that I really like from here:
http://shop.mysurvivalpack.com/core-4-stove-ultimate-ti

I gave it a test at home in wood gas mode:...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,681,532
Posted By MarkH67
I'm pretty sure that you are correct that push...

I'm pretty sure that you are correct that push bikes are so called because propulsion is providing by pushing the pedals. Although bikes that lock the feet to the pedals (cleats or whatever) allow...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By MarkH67
For the sake of gaining the ability to put up my...

For the sake of gaining the ability to put up my tent at a motorcycle rally without looking like an incompetent fool I put mine up a second time as practice - this thing is actually really easy to...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,207
Posted By MarkH67
I just picked up a second hand Redverz Expedition...

I just picked up a second hand Redverz Expedition II tent and set it up in my back yard - on the first try without checking any instructions or guides I got it up in 15 minutes. I expect to get this...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,434
Posted By MarkH67
I just got a green one. I'm riding an ST1300...

I just got a green one.

I'm riding an ST1300 (730 lb wet) so I'm really not bothered by the weight of the tent when riding - I have it in my large tail bag strapped to my passenger seat. Due to...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By MarkH67
Really? I just picked up a second hand Redverz...

Really? I just picked up a second hand Redverz from almost 100 miles away, on the ride home I couldn't even tell that there was more weight than on the way there!

On the other hand - I'm riding...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,000
Posted By MarkH67
That's where the Honda ST1300 is good - it's a...

That's where the Honda ST1300 is good - it's a sports tourer because it is the sporty version of the Goldwing which is noticeably bigger & heavier.
TBH I find the ST1300 to have quite a sporty feel...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,490
Posted By MarkH67
Wow, I'm amazed at how many of those steps I...

Wow, I'm amazed at how many of those steps I skip!
I know I do step 1, but I barely think about step 2 (here'll do!), then I skip 3,4,5,6, 7 & 8. If I use my 2 pole tent the 2 poles are identical...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,490
Posted By MarkH67
I'm a bit low on funds right now but have a good...

I'm a bit low on funds right now but have a good income and will have plenty of spare money soon enough. I'm considering getting a good hammock setup with the idea of taking it as well as the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,947
Posted By MarkH67
Not worried this time of the year, I'm riding to...

Not worried this time of the year, I'm riding to work at 4am where it is only a few degrees above freezing.
Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By MarkH67
I use a Galaxy S4. I used to have a Uniden GPS...

I use a Galaxy S4.
I used to have a Uniden GPS but I couldn't update it, the phone is better because it is able to run a bunch of different GPS apps.
I like Mapfactor Navigator because it lets me...
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 316,947
Posted By MarkH67
here's my ST1300: ...

here's my ST1300:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-8tuwF4fipRg/Uy_bF5VZ_0I/AAAAAAAAEnc/BkpXgYcxIfQ/s1152/ST1300_01.jpg

I'm lovin' it BTW.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By MarkH67
I took a tiki tour the other day, came home from...

I took a tiki tour the other day, came home from work the long way.
The scenery was really good but I was having so much fun riding that I didn't want to stop - so no pics!

I might go for a...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,416
Posted By MarkH67
I have a Nolan N103, but it is a bit cheap and...

I have a Nolan N103, but it is a bit cheap and I've had problems with the plastic button things that hold the visor on.

I now have a Schuberth C3Pro and I really like it.
It fits well for me, it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,000
Posted By MarkH67
I no longer have an RF900R, now I have an '07...

I no longer have an RF900R, now I have an '07 ST1300 - I love my Sports Tourer!
Rode 380km (~240 miles) today and it felt good!
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,910
Posted By MarkH67
Lol, no! Are there many bikes with a better...

Lol, no!
Are there many bikes with a better range than this one?
Over 300 miles on a tank isn't hard if you keep under 70mph.
The EFI engine does well for economy considering the size of the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,910
Posted By MarkH67
It didn't happen with the 2004, the owner decided...

It didn't happen with the 2004, the owner decided to not sell it.
I've bought an '07 with 24k miles on the clock in charcoal. It had a Givi Monokey box which I've replaced with the bigger E55 Tech,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,000
Posted By MarkH67
I've got an RF900R but I'm looking at trading it...

I've got an RF900R but I'm looking at trading it in on a ST1300, I think that sports tourers are my favourite bike style.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,910
Posted By MarkH67
I'm currently looking at an 04 ABS ST1300 with...

I'm currently looking at an 04 ABS ST1300 with similar mileage and thinking of trading in my RF900R on it. The RF is a fun ride but over longer distances the ST would be more comfortable.
I'm also...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,446
Posted By MarkH67
I've just sold the Burgman and moved to a 900cc...

I've just sold the Burgman and moved to a 900cc bike because I've moved and no longer do the city commuting which was the biggest reason I got the scooter. I never did get around to changing that...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-01-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,143
Posted By MarkH67
I've been on a Burgman 400 for about 4 years...

I've been on a Burgman 400 for about 4 years (2007 model) and have run up about 34,000 miles. I've never adjusted the valves yet.
Servicing has been incredibly easy so far - I'm only on the 2nd...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 906,272
Posted By MarkH67
OH-NO - was your bike OK?

OH-NO - was your bike OK?
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,074
Posted By MarkH67
Electric is definitely coming along - 100km range...

Electric is definitely coming along - 100km range and motorway speeds definitely bring it into contention for being a great city commuter vehicle. Being BMW it is bound to be a bit expensive, but...
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