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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,719
Posted By KaptSlo
Well said. :thumb

Well said. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 16,717
Posted By KaptSlo
In :lurk

In :lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By KaptSlo
I have run a MT43 rear while sweeping LA-Barstow...

I have run a MT43 rear while sweeping LA-Barstow to 'Vegas, on a XR650R, these past six years. Twice I've had to run I-15 @ 70mph, for substantial distances, and they work surprisingly well on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,759
Posted By KaptSlo
If you have a Scotts/Ohlins damper laying around,...

If you have a Scotts/Ohlins damper laying around, or find a used one for a good price ( yes, the Scotts/Ohlins units ARE rebuildable at reasonable cost) you might find this thread helpful:
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By KaptSlo
What he said.:deal If you're on a tight...

What he said.:deal

If you're on a tight budget, find a used 76Cx or CSx.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-03-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,204
Posted By KaptSlo
How are you planning to use the GPS? That will...

How are you planning to use the GPS? That will determine what unit you need. Then you can look at various vendors/flea market for purchase options.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,020
Posted By KaptSlo
I teach at Ft Irwin and Edwards AFB here in CA. ...

I teach at Ft Irwin and Edwards AFB here in CA. I've been VERY impressed by the knowledge and dedication of the Mentors at both locations. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By KaptSlo
Ride enough over the summer so that you need to...

Ride enough over the summer so that you need to change the oil before winter starts. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,020
Posted By KaptSlo
California military students get their DL-389 in...

California military students get their DL-389 in the mail about a week after the class date IF they take the CMSP class taught by Total Control contract instructors. They are told NOT to go to the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By KaptSlo
It sounds like there is a driver conflict. ...

It sounds like there is a driver conflict. Disconnect your 78. Uninstall any Garmin USB drivers, then plug the 78 back in. Windows should find the correct drivers and load them.

Another...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By KaptSlo
Please let us know if they figure out what...

Please let us know if they figure out what happened. Mine has been used hard, and remains bulletproof.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By KaptSlo
Give them a chance to make it right. I have a...

Give them a chance to make it right. I have a Moab shock on my TransAlp and beat the snot out of it in Death Valley for five days last month. It handled everything with aplomb, and still works...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,474
Posted By KaptSlo
Newish Triumph in the price range: ...

Newish Triumph in the price range:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059621

Don't know how comfortable it would be for the pillion though...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,474
Posted By KaptSlo
1989 Honda TransAlp. Definately a "cult" bike -...

1989 Honda TransAlp. Definately a "cult" bike - if Austin Powers rode a motorcycle, it would be an '89 Trans Alp.

I get more questions at gas stations and thumbs-up on the road, from young...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By KaptSlo
Thanks! I spent an hour or so making a 98 mile...

Thanks! I spent an hour or so making a 98 mile loop using your ideas. :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By KaptSlo
Firestone CO - Easy Fire Road Ideas?

My wife and I will be housesitting for friends in Firestone CO from June 25 through July 8. I'll be bringing my TransAlp. I'd like to get some local info (GPS tracks/waypoints :ear) on cool places...
Forum: EMEA 04-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By KaptSlo
If you're considering buying a bike, this thread...

If you're considering buying a bike, this thread from the Vendors section may help you.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868979

I know three people who have used Martin's services,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,696
Posted By KaptSlo
If you can get in the habit of standing on the...

If you can get in the habit of standing on the pegs when riding in the dirt you'll have better luck. Glad you and the bike are OK.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By KaptSlo
That's a great idea. Will do.

That's a great idea. Will do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By KaptSlo
Copy that. Thanks!

Copy that. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By KaptSlo
2012 DRZ400 (CA Model) - Vent Line Question

I pulled off the carb on a California model 2012 DRZ400 to install a JD jet kit after performing a 3x3 mod to the airbox. Now I can't remember what vent line #60 connects to.

...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,701
Posted By KaptSlo
Copy that. Thanks.

Copy that. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,701
Posted By KaptSlo
H3 LED Mesh Monster Your website reads: ...

H3 LED Mesh Monster

Your website reads: Sorry but this item is currently unavailable. Please check back at a later stage.

Any guesstimate on when they'll be available for order? :ear
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By KaptSlo
Item shows as unavailable on your website. Any...

Item shows as unavailable on your website. Any estimate on when the next shipment arrives? :ear

Thanks,
Bill
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-05-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,542
Posted By KaptSlo
How about this one:...

How about this one: http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/Unicorn_Wizard
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,835
Posted By KaptSlo
[Ouote:isaac004] Bill/conteacher, another one of...

[Ouote:isaac004] Bill/conteacher, another one of our sweeps on his acid washed Transalp. :super [Quote]

Isaac, if I bring the TransAlp next year; I'll be rockin' a Flock of Seagulls mullet just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,835
Posted By KaptSlo
Isaac, NO! Say it isn't so! First you buy a...

Isaac, NO! Say it isn't so! First you buy a KTM, now you're promoting Hash Tags :huh Buddy, step away from the Kool Aid...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 172,627
Posted By KaptSlo
Talking Death Valley Noobs Rally

I spent four days last week sweeping rides for the Death Valley New Rider's Rally on my "new for me" '89 TransAlp. Even though the bike is older than 50% of the guys I was sweeping for, she got the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-25-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,542
Posted By KaptSlo
Talking Leaving in 15 minutes...

Should arrive around noon :clap
http://hl.megashares.com/9999ptmyBKIds.jpg
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,542
Posted By KaptSlo
Same room, different bunk. :deal

Same room, different bunk. :deal
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By KaptSlo
LED for the PIAA 510?

My google-foo is weak today.

Does anyone have a source for a LED "bulb" that will work in a PIAA 510 housing? I'm not interested in a HID conversion.

Thanks.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,542
Posted By KaptSlo
I refuse to believe you'd refer to your new ride...

I refuse to believe you'd refer to your new ride as a him :huh

And Sue bought her own trailer... :D
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-19-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,542
Posted By KaptSlo
Bill, Ride up to Helendale & we'll put her...

Bill,

Ride up to Helendale & we'll put her on my trailer. :deal

Bill
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 83,866
Posted By KaptSlo
Copy that.

Copy that.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 83,866
Posted By KaptSlo
Thumb Does anyone have a BMW reference number or actual...

Does anyone have a BMW reference number or actual BMW authored document concerning this issue? I called Irv Seaver BMW in Orange, CA yesterday evening and their service department was unaware of any...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,146
Posted By KaptSlo
Here's a link to a write-up I did a while back on...

Here's a link to a write-up I did a while back on installing a Scotts damper on a R1200GS:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=911639

Shoot me a PM if you have any questions.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By KaptSlo
Change of Plan...

I'm now picking up the bike in central IL, then riding south to the KY/TN border where a friend at Ft. Campbell has offered a hot meal, bed, and use of his tire changer. :deal A pair of Tourance Next...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By KaptSlo
Thanks guys. I appreciate the feedback. I...

Thanks guys. I appreciate the feedback. I originally considered posting in the Central forum, but thought it might get nuked. Hopefully snow will be off the roads by next Saturday but I'll certainly...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By KaptSlo
Buying Tires in Northern Indiana?

Can anyone in north central IN (Warsaw/Plymouth/Columbia City area) recommend a shop where I can buy a set of tires for a GSW and get them mounted - for a competitive price? I'm thinking either Trail...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,666
Posted By KaptSlo
What do you use on your boots?

My Gaerne Balance boots are about three years old. Since I live in the desert, I usually don't worry to much about water/rain. I've never "treated" them with anything. However, I plan to take a few...
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