MT Wintermoden

Winterzeit ist mal wieder Zeit zum Basteln! Silke hat sich von SW-Motech einen neuen Heckträger bestellt – der Originale hat für Gepäck eine störende Kante und do e Lösung von Motech sah zumindest im Katalog vernünftig aus.

Der Anbau gestaltet sich relativ einfach – da bei der Street Rally ja schon der Original Heckträger von Yamaha verbaut war, mussten auch in die Verkleidung keine weiteren Löcher gebohrt werden. Der alte Träger wird durch Lösen von 4 Schrauben vom Rahmen gelöst – einfacher geht es nun echt nicht. Die neuen Anbauteile fügen sich willig an die richtige Position und der neue …

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Neues Spielzeug

The MT received a new gadget before the first inspection.

In order to track my routes i am using already a GPS Logger / Tracker in the Hornet. However underneath the MT dress it is so damn tight that even a box of cigarettes might not fit in. For this reason i was looking for a smaller alternative. Finally i found the GPS Logger 2, which was basically designed for airplane modell-building applications. Since the MT09 is a low flying vehicle i am convinced that i did not misapply this little gandget.

Biggest Advantage: This Logging Tool is small, really …

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New Toy

The preparation for the Tour is ongoing: I got my TomTom and Silke a Tripy for navigation.

I tried forever to connect the Tripy to the iPad with all possible and impossible Apps – without success. The reason is, that we can plan and change our tour with the Tripy. Finally i found this little USB Stick. Simply to be connected to the iPad / iPhone and now we can easily exchange data between the i-World and regular PCs, but more important the Tripy!

Money well spent…

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New Toys

This one looks almost like a rear mirror, but it is more like the extension of my Smartphone display. Since a couple of days i am a proud TOMTOM Vio owner.

TOMTOM sells the vio as Navigation system for Scooter. Well, the Hornet has two tires, one engine and a handlebar. But i will not call the Hornet a Scooter likewise i call this round something a Navigation system. HOWEVER: It is waterproof, does what it is supposed to and left a good impression after the first couple of days playing around with it.

The installation of the App was …

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