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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,037
Posted By foxtrapper
Ok Ok, where is anyone? Only two of us herr,...

Ok
Ok, where is anyone? Only two of us herr, waiting.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,037
Posted By foxtrapper
I'm in, but there's some things at work that...

I'm in, but there's some things at work that could derail me.

After the ride, off to White Rose Thunder!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,826
Posted By foxtrapper
I practice picking up my motorcycles out in the...

I practice picking up my motorcycles out in the soft grass of the back yard. Trying and mastering the various techniques you read of.

I've dragged bikes around until they are facing a better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By foxtrapper
This is a Zero thread well worth reading. ...

This is a Zero thread well worth reading.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869280
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By foxtrapper
I'd suggest the like of some hippo mitt...

I'd suggest the like of some hippo mitt knockoffs. While universally hideous, they provide tremendous cold protection. Much more than shields up in front of the levers.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 10,037
Posted By foxtrapper
Hmm. I think I'll be able to do it as well. ...

Hmm. I think I'll be able to do it as well. Pencil me in!
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,582
Posted By foxtrapper
Cycle Gear is one of the Walmart of the...

Cycle Gear is one of the Walmart of the motorcycle world. Their house brand, Bilt, reflects the same level of quality as Walmart. Don't expect too much of it, and sometimes you might be pleasantly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,321
Posted By foxtrapper
Op, check out zero motorcycles. I think you'll...

Op, check out zero motorcycles. I think you'll like what you see. Some very good reviews of their bikes on this forum.
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By foxtrapper
As I recall, that was E3 and E5, substantially...

As I recall, that was E3 and E5, substantially less ethanol than the current E10 and E15.

I do not disagree with the conviction of a difference in the fuel beyond that. The visible fuming from...
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,139
Posted By foxtrapper
I've got a pair of Detour 8504 armored mesh...

I've got a pair of Detour 8504 armored mesh pants, which are house brand for Jafrum. I'm reasonably well pleased with them. The do come in wide variety of sizes, they do ventilate well, they don't...
Forum: Face plant 09-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,744
Posted By foxtrapper
Ah. 63-6-218 then, of the Tennessee law then. ...

Ah. 63-6-218 then, of the Tennessee law then. Which is almost identical to Georgia's Good Sam law.

(b) Any person, including those licensed to practice medicine and surgery and including any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,924
Posted By foxtrapper
I actively cover my brakes as well. Only...

I actively cover my brakes as well.

Only down fall I've found with the two finger cover is you can manage to pinch your outer two fingers in between the grip and the lever that way, reducing...
Forum: Face plant 09-10-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,744
Posted By foxtrapper
This happen in Georgia? If so, 51-1-29 applies,...

This happen in Georgia? If so, 51-1-29 applies, and you are not liable for the treatment you rendered, provided you did so in good faith (which apparently you did).

" Any person, including any...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By foxtrapper
I've always found the eastern shore boring...

I've always found the eastern shore boring myself. There are interesting things here and there, but overall, the riding around is just dull to me. Delaware and Virginia cops are rather heavy handed...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By foxtrapper
Heat works best if the substrate can handle it. ...

Heat works best if the substrate can handle it. You'll need to go upwards of 500+ for it to break down.

Alcohol will dissolve it, but that's a slow process.

Careful grinder action also works...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By foxtrapper
No, i'ts not the same. Many still contain lead,...

No, i'ts not the same. Many still contain lead, few contain any ethanol, generally the octane rating is substantially higher, etc. Avgas is appreciably different than automotive gasoline.
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By foxtrapper
Sounds like he's mixed the addition of Mercaptan...

Sounds like he's mixed the addition of Mercaptan to natural gas with gasoline. I.e.; gas is gas.
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,756
Posted By foxtrapper
I've run it, can't say I cared for it. ...

I've run it, can't say I cared for it. Definitely required readjusting the carburetor on the chainsaw, and there was an appreciable power reduction over using a high octane gasoline. Did not use it...
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By foxtrapper
masking tape, jig saw, belt sander.

masking tape, jig saw, belt sander.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,273
Posted By foxtrapper
Detour is the house brand of one of the stores,...

Detour is the house brand of one of the stores, and they have some very short and petite sizes.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,238
Posted By foxtrapper
I kinda think it's the other way around. They...

I kinda think it's the other way around. They look far worse in real life than in the pictures.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,906
Posted By foxtrapper
Yes, that makes it harder. ...

Yes, that makes it harder.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOCTsna2jiI
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By foxtrapper
Ah, that clarifies things. Lets consider some...

Ah, that clarifies things. Lets consider some other things than.

What about a hitch mounted carrier? Can your tow vehicle handle the weight of a Vstrom? And can you wrestle one up onto a hitch...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By foxtrapper
Some of the vendors are still listing...

Some of the vendors are still listing trailer-in-a-bag as still available, probably residual inventory. 140 lbs, heaviest individual piece is 33 lbs. A bulky stack in the back of a van, but doable....
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,593
Posted By foxtrapper
Not so much a would you trust it question to me,...

Not so much a would you trust it question to me, but a why bother question. For half the price I can get a far more useful 4x8 to 5x10 trailer, that I could also put a motorcycle up on.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,455
Posted By foxtrapper
Am I understanding your youtube video correctly? ...

Am I understanding your youtube video correctly? Right at the beginning you hit the horn and they blasted like a good horn should, then about a second into the blast they changed to a warble. If...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By foxtrapper
I've separate ram mount base balls under each...

I've separate ram mount base balls under each mirror stalk. One on each side. Lets me mount as I wish.

http://www.rammount.com/Portals/0/PartImages/RAMB272U.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 437,034
Posted By foxtrapper
No inappropriate reaching up of the hand? Such a...

No inappropriate reaching up of the hand? Such a photo opportunity missed!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,152
Posted By foxtrapper
Dang, wish there was a better view of that downed...

Dang, wish there was a better view of that downed rider in your video. Especially his face. Pretty sure I know who he is. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,786
Posted By foxtrapper
I know of nothing in the construction of the...

I know of nothing in the construction of the helmet shells and liners that would make a dirt bike type helmet inherently less safe than a street bike helmet. Certainly a cheap junk helmet, of any...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By foxtrapper
Depends on the helmet, and to a degree your face....

Depends on the helmet, and to a degree your face. Some have the bar close, some do not. Yes, you can have your jaw broken or even teeth knocked out if you slam into something face first with enough...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By foxtrapper
I don't enjoy the misery of sweating myself to...

I don't enjoy the misery of sweating myself to puddle, and being muzzy headed from overheating. So, I would spring for the mesh pants myself. Jeans sorta breath on the highway, but not much and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,942
Posted By foxtrapper
Honestly, I can't think of a new bike that...

Honestly, I can't think of a new bike that handles badly enough I'd be willing to put a Windjammer on it. Light weight they are not. They produce really neat handling characteristics because of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,152
Posted By foxtrapper
Glad they managed to get more trails open this...

Glad they managed to get more trails open this year. How were the injuries this year? Anyone know if they managed to go without any serious ones this year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,086
Posted By foxtrapper
Nope. All those links claim is that a moving...

Nope. All those links claim is that a moving object is easier to see than a non moving object. That's not disputed, nor is it what you claimed. You said that lateral motion is better than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,086
Posted By foxtrapper
Any documentation to back that up, or just...

Any documentation to back that up, or just overstating your own opinion?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,610
Posted By foxtrapper
That's right, there's a huge blind hole right...

That's right, there's a huge blind hole right there beside you. This so called "proper" adjustment is great for seeing cars several lanes over, but not the ones right beside you.

Near as I can...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 86,105
Posted By foxtrapper
Pretty bike. That was one that I found fit me...

Pretty bike. That was one that I found fit me very well. Everything basically fell to hand and was right where I wanted it to be.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,576
Posted By foxtrapper
[QUOTE=wadenelson;24836611]Here's what happens...

[QUOTE=wadenelson;24836611]Here's what happens when you quit looking where you want to go and fixate on something else...even for a moment!

http://i.imgur.com/psZerEu.png
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,086
Posted By foxtrapper
That uses one eyeball, which leaves the blind...

That uses one eyeball, which leaves the blind spot present. You can only negate the blind spot in each eyeball by using both eyeballs. The human head does not pivot enough on the neck to allow for...
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