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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
TP98, I was going to say get a new battery, but I...

TP98, I was going to say get a new battery, but I guess you need 2.
Add a pigtail for a trickle charger and you should be good to go next time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Because they would only sell them to the few of...

Because they would only sell them to the few of us, not worth it to them.

Speaking of which, time to make a new tire. Auto studs or my usual grip stud? Auto are cheaper, but I'd have to have...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-21-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By lobolator
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46,058
Views: 2,761,648
Posted By lobolator
Anybody here out on the Kanc today? Passed a...

Anybody here out on the Kanc today?
Passed a road bike pulled over, he gave the thumbs up, so I kept on riding towards home.
I was cold from being out for hours so I didn't stop. I should have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,321
Posted By lobolator
I did it, hadn't ridden a 2T since I rode a...

I did it, hadn't ridden a 2T since I rode a little tame 80 as a kid. Rode 4T for 20yrs. Got into off-road with my DS bike and decided a 200 2T would be perfect for me. Looked for a cheap...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Microspikes.

Don't leave home without them. Well, I don't ride with them, but you could...
https://kahtoola.com/product/microspikes/
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
+1 on the CR high bend, very comfy. I have the...

+1 on the CR high bend, very comfy.
I have the ProTaper version also, pretty bombproof. DAMHIK. :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
I had the Cabela's version of the Gerbing battery...

I had the Cabela's version of the Gerbing battery powered gloves. They were pretty awesome, heat throughout the glove, until one glove stopped working after 2 years.
But they were battery powered,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Back in the saddle.

Broke my clutch cable the day after Thanksgiving. Got it and a new front fender on Friday, dug the bike out on Saturday (it's been stranded in the lowest spot of my yard for 2 storms), today I put...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-12-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,570
Posted By lobolator
Adding a new class to the Dirtbag Challenge...

There should be a new class for last years builds that didn't finish or make it there at all, but were completed in 60 days or something...
Loved following the build.
So how does it ride? Is it a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
I have Emperor Racing, used to be Scorpion. Out...

I have Emperor Racing, used to be Scorpion. Out of Canada.
There are other good options. That being said, these work and I'd buy them again. Same with their skid plate.
I think you have to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
I keep going back and forth on the tank issue. I...

I keep going back and forth on the tank issue. I currently have a stock tank and a Baker distance tank(d/c), that gives me 3.1 gallons usable to the last drop. I really want Acerbis to make a tank...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
You nailed it. Best 12 miles of the Kanc (at...

You nailed it. Best 12 miles of the Kanc (at least on this side) everyday.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Oh yeah, I think the thermometer reads 16.7F. ...

Oh yeah, I think the thermometer reads 16.7F. Balmy day to ride! :lol3

I've been trying to find shots with a low thermometer reading but that was the lowest I've found. Which reminds me, I have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
A couple of shots from a typical winter day.

First shot is turning on the gloves right before setting out. The second shot is my first look at the road conditions once on the main road, which some of you may know from warmer rides (check road...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Hmm, maybe that was this thread:freaky...my...

Hmm, maybe that was this thread:freaky...my internet is too slow to go back and check.

I'm not saying I don't throw studs. I hit the gas one day right before crossing RR tracks, the tire was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-07-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Thanks for the offer.

I might take you up on that sometime on my way to see my dad in Delaware.
FWIW, my screw in studs last about 4000 rear and 6-8000 front, if the knob didn't wear they wouldn't either. I ride lots...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Studs are required to stay upright up here! Too...

Studs are required to stay upright up here! Too much ice. They let me ride almost at speed through turns on icy roads, it's pretty amazing.
I'd love to try car studs someday, just need to find a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Starting can suck!

Operating temps I haven't worried about, except for letting it get warm as possible before leaving.
I don't have a garage and live off the grid(read:no battery tender), the bike lives under a cover...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Comfort is relative.

My commute is 25 miles one way. It's way more comfortable riding in the cold with those things added than without. I've done both.
Started out by adding cut up gallon milk jugs over the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Because a thread without pictures....

My bike set up for winter.
Sheepskin, windshield, and BarMitts add a ton of comfort.

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q789/ben_potter1/IMG_2779_zps377bea05.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 763
Posted By lobolator
Yes

I'm 135lbs and 5'9", and my bike has plenty of juice to keep up with my buddies KLR.
It is running up over 6000rpm at 60. My bike has happily done that everyday for the last 35,000 miles.
Try...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
After a bunch more research...I guess I need to...

After a bunch more research...I guess I need to invest in another helmet. Hard to ride with the shield up in single digits, even with goggles on. I normally put a spacer between the shield and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
What do you do about a fogging face shield?

How do I keep my face shield and goggles from freezing up? I know there are snowmobile helmets with electric shields but I'm wondering if there is something I can treat my visor and goggles with to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 46,058
Views: 2,761,648
Posted By lobolator
Lemmy is definitely the anti-Anthony

If you haven't seen this one, it's good for a laugh or two.
http://youtu.be/hJLXT1MxG1Q
Forum: The Garage 11-27-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,363
Posted By lobolator
Same generator, same problem...

It had a cracked cylinder the first time, had it repaired for big money. Second time it stopped working, a friend and I took it apart and noticed the same thing you are seeing. Adjusted the valves,...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,799
Posted By lobolator
That is sweet!

That interior with all the compartments is so nice, I'd be inclined to only put 2 bikes inside and keep it as it is. Think all of the gear, tools, food, water, etc. that will disappear in there and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 46,058
Views: 2,761,648
Posted By lobolator
Thanks for clearing things up in my mind. That's...

Thanks for clearing things up in my mind. That's a good plan.
I'll get in touch with the son and see where that goes.
And I know it would need some serious love.
I don't know why I want it. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 46,058
Views: 2,761,648
Posted By lobolator
How do I coax a sale? And how much to offer and settle on?

I know a guy that has a BMW a bit older than PWRCRZR picked up, been under his house for at least 20 years...I expressed an interest, was met with,"I gave it to my son." I asked at what point in the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 103,607
Posted By lobolator
Ha! I believe you ride by my dad's house...

Ha! I believe you ride by my dad's house everyday. Does the dog bark the whole way out of pure joy?
It must be you, how many hacks are there in Hockessin?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
Oh yeah...

Riding a nice light dual sport 250 helps when the going gets nasty.
It does lack the electrical power to have a complete heated gear set.
I use heated insoles in my boots covered by...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,041
Posted By lobolator
A very liberal coating of Boe-shield T-9 on the...

A very liberal coating of Boe-shield T-9 on the entire bike. Made by Boeing as coating for everything...stuff works. My bike is rusting in spots but overall entering it's 3rd winter, once washed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
Congrats on a nice bike!

Love the Lego mod, almost did a spit take when I saw it. :rofl
Truly awesome! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By lobolator
I like the scrambler!

The scrambler is pretty cool looking....it matches the image of a motorcycle that's been in my brain since I was a kid, complete with drum brake!
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8,232
Views: 2,280,739
Posted By lobolator
Nice first post!

Beautiful countryside and photos!
Cool little bike.
How far can you go on that tank? I'm guessing the bike gets crazy good mileage?
Love the Careful Dinosaurs billboard!
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By lobolator
Ayuh

What they said.
Where 'bouts these parts you from?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11,737
Views: 2,520,200
Posted By lobolator
@ Poweranger

What is your set-up again? Elevation, mods, etc.
I just installed a DJ kit after 2 years mostly stock. FWIW I have a KLX300 exhaust system, NoToil hi-flow filter, and stock airbox, I am running...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 46,058
Views: 2,761,648
Posted By lobolator
Beware of turkeys...

They aren't too smart and tend to target fixate.
Here I was the target....
http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q789/ben_potter1/IMG_2430_zps73bdc2e9.jpg

I came out better than he did...
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,588
Posted By lobolator
Buy it, make him watch some maintenance videos,...

Buy it, make him watch some maintenance videos, show him how to make pre-mix, clean and oil an air filter, adjust the chain, help him tear it down and put it back together (might need to get him some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,655
Posted By lobolator
Salted and sanded...

My KLX has gone through 2 winters...it's paid a price, but a good coating of Boeshield's T-9 before the nasty conditions and it's helped a ton. Anti-sieze every bolt and things are good.
...
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