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Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I have the same problem with my Zumo, Galaxy S5...

I have the same problem with my Zumo, Galaxy S5 and Sena 10. The problem is definitely with Garmin.

If I pair the GPS and phone (independently) to the Sena, everything works fine, but I dont get...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=412697
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I use Hippo Hands on my BMW. They work great ...

I use Hippo Hands on my BMW. They work great (but look ridiculous) in cold weather and only take a minute to put on or take off. I can wear summer gloves in the coldest weather by turning on the...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I was looking for a jacket for my daughters a few...

I was looking for a jacket for my daughters a few years ago and couldn't find anything of quality until I came across babybiker.com in the UK. They had some really nice Adv jackets for kids. My kids...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
If your foot is touching the end, get the next...

If your foot is touching the end, get the next size. It will drive you crazy if the boot is too small.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I have the Wunderlich and I previously had the...

I have the Wunderlich and I previously had the Kidala foot.

Here is the issue I have - usually a foot is helpful but sometimes it is too tall, particularly if you are parked on a street with a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Kudos on getting into the science rather than...

Kudos on getting into the science rather than just accepting someone else's configuration. :lurk

I'll be watching your progress as I have been thinking about doing a revalve on the RMZ250 forks on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
:lurk - In, subscribed, :freaky Strike one...

:lurk - In, subscribed, :freaky

Strike one on the BK on day one, DAB...It looks like there wasn't a single car in the entire parking lot, never a good sign.

BTW, when Grizzler and I took that...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Since the OP is in Canada, Schuberth USA wouldn't...

Since the OP is in Canada, Schuberth USA wouldn't warrant or cover it anyway.

Nobody buys a DOT sticker to get a helmet warranty. My post was simply trying to cover off the comment that what is a...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Looks like DOT stickers are available on ebay,...

Looks like DOT stickers are available on ebay, too (for about $2)
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
The brace collar is one of the best features of...

The brace collar is one of the best features of my Rally Jacket. If that goes away, I wouldn't look at buying another. I wish the Badlands also had that feature - other than style, there really is no...
Forum: Canada 12-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Elka does sell a simpler shock for the front (2...

Elka does sell a simpler shock for the front (2 or 3 way) - I have a four way on the front and it was an easy install - easier than the rear, IIRC. Running the hose to the back was the only difficult...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,451
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
On the DR plate, it would be nice if you could...

On the DR plate, it would be nice if you could incorporate a place to hook a trail stand (or equivalent) to raise the front tire.
Forum: Canada 12-15-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
It looks like their site says "Out of Stock" on...

It looks like their site says "Out of Stock" on all of them, probably so they can contact you re: springing, etc. I have had good success with CM as a supplier but for a shock, I'd probably go...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Unless you are planning on riding on the...

Unless you are planning on riding on the Autobahn, why? And if you are, you have the wrong bike, anyway.

There are tons of threads with the GS guys wanting the GSA gears.

This is way off the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,704
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
This CCM?...

This CCM? http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=947374 Sweet bike but I don't think that is a fair comparison - the BMW crate engine makes it a totally different beast.

The CCM is not sold...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
+1 I have a friend with an 04 GSA - No ABS from...

+1 I have a friend with an 04 GSA - No ABS from the factory and I understand the 06 white GSA's had no ABS.
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
You'll get a lot more action in GSpot.

You'll get a lot more action in GSpot.
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 691,111
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
My daughter finds the FJR less comfortable than...

My daughter finds the FJR less comfortable than my GSA, particularly with the Yamaha top box mounted. It sits too far forward, and crowds the passenger.

Edit: Before someone points out that an...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,796
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I have both. I use the Gen 1.5 rally for (mostly)...

I have both. I use the Gen 1.5 rally for (mostly) dual sport and the high-vis badlands for (mostly) road. I have had the rally for a few years and really like it but it's overkill for street riding. ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,947
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Based on your requirements, I'd look at a KTM...

Based on your requirements, I'd look at a KTM SM-T...It might be a bit over the weight limit but not much.
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 691,111
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Looks like it to me, too. If anyone wants to...

Looks like it to me, too. If anyone wants to contact him send me a PM and I'll forward his email address; when I bought my FJR, it took me a while to track him down, and I'll save you the effort. He...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 121,341
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I hate Apple for exactly this reason. What...

I hate Apple for exactly this reason. What business is it of theirs what the application does? GS911 went through this for a long time before finally making a wifi app instead.

Sent from my...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
That's a really cool downward firing propeller...

That's a really cool downward firing propeller logo - where did that come from? I have a friend with a K16 who would love that.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Skeene 175:...

Skeene 175: http://www.lights.skenedesign.com/IQ_175.shtml

I have two of them and they work great. Be careful, some LED's have thermal protection circuits that won't work with a dimmer of any...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I bought my DR650 with Ricor Intiminators (where...

I bought my DR650 with Ricor Intiminators (where the hell did that name come from?) and while they were better than the stock DR pogo sticks, the RMZ fork swap that I did a couple of years ago is...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Standard Bosch wideband sensor - looks like the...

Standard Bosch wideband sensor - looks like the same sensor that the PowerCommander AutoTune on my FJR uses. Wideband sensors are pretty commonplace these days.
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I have an Innovate LC-1, been using it in my...

I have an Innovate LC-1, been using it in my Lightning engined Expedition for a couple of years. No issues, works great. It has a narrow band output that I feed into the EEC-V.

There is a whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,024
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
+1 - a worm front Anakee howls like a banshee....

+1 - a worm front Anakee howls like a banshee. The 3's are worse than the 2's but both are loud.
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,939
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Great idea for an app and this is something I...

Great idea for an app and this is something I would use.

But I am an Android man...and if I crowdfund, it costs me $15 for the (eventual) app whereas the idrones are paying $0.99? :huh
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,737
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
A friend of mine had a beautiful black one....

A friend of mine had a beautiful black one. Perfect condition, low mileage, some tasty farkles and it still took two years to sell. You need to find one of those handful who appreciates these bikes. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,704
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Good for Motus. :clap It's interesting that it...

Good for Motus. :clap It's interesting that it specifies MST and MST-4. What's an MST-4? No MST-R?
Forum: Road warriors 10-16-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,704
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Looks like someone stole the muffler when the...

Looks like someone stole the muffler when the Motus guys were looking the other way. No doubt that exhaust wouldn't be EPA compliant!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I have a stock pipe in Calgary you can borrow if...

I have a stock pipe in Calgary you can borrow if it is closer than Peachland

Sent from my SM-G900W8 using Tapatalk
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,704
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Yeah, but the guys from Polaris actually go to...

Yeah, but the guys from Polaris actually go to work every day. The Motus guys have more important things to do, like set records at Bonneville, tour the tail of the dragon, show up at Barber every...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,387
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Quite ofter, what we think we want isn't really...

Quite ofter, what we think we want isn't really what we want. Similarly, what we want isn't always what we need.

That's what this thread is all about. Lighten up.

Sent from my SM-G900W8 using...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,704
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Instead of having fun at Bonneville and Barber,...

Instead of having fun at Bonneville and Barber, maybe these guys should spend a few days in the office and actually get some work done.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
On the stock bike, the speedo reads high by 10% ...

On the stock bike, the speedo reads high by 10% but the ODO is accurate (BMW does this deliberately). They both drive off the same speedo cable. If you slow the cable by 10%, now the speedo is...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
I bought a used RT hub off ebay. Changing the hub...

I bought a used RT hub off ebay. Changing the hub and correcting the speedo does screw up the odo by the same amount. My speedo reads right but my odo now reads 10% low. Worthwhile tradeoff, IMO.
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,329
Posted By Mr. Canoehead
Yes, the, ETOPS (extended range twin engine...

Yes, the, ETOPS (extended range twin engine operations) standard. Wags call it "Engines turning or passengers swimming".

When I was a kid, we used to fly the polar route to Europe on DC8's. I...
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