ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 365
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: rgoers
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,282
Posted By rgoers
This thread is AWESOME!!! (hypothetically, of...

This thread is AWESOME!!! (hypothetically, of course...)

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,130
Posted By rgoers
I stay off the damn highways alltogether! ...

I stay off the damn highways alltogether! Problem solved! Don't see too many 18-wheelers off-road... although I did ride past a whole slew of tour buses last year on a stretch of gravel/dirt road...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,957
Posted By rgoers
That's my take on the subject... Waterproof...

That's my take on the subject...

Waterproof means SWEATY! No getting around that... I have cold weather gloves, and summer gloves. I put one pair away when I take out the other. For me, I...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,831
Posted By rgoers
Well, you said older technology to save some...

Well, you said older technology to save some $$$... that rules out iPhone (since that's older technology at premium $$$).

You can find very good deals on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus right now. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By rgoers
I learned the hard way that a 15-pound keyring is...

I learned the hard way that a 15-pound keyring is bad JuJu. This was on my snowmobile - but same principle applies to bikes...

When you get home and find the ignition key is all that's left in...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By rgoers
In my experience, the PAD is what you want to...

In my experience, the PAD is what you want to spend money on.

I put top-of-the-line pad in my home in NY, with mid-level carpet. Sold the house after living there for 15 years (with 3 kids...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,769
Posted By rgoers
My thoughts exactly! The Bozo that wired my house...

My thoughts exactly! The Bozo that wired my house put the outside outlets, the garage, and the outlet over my water heater in my utility room all on the same GFI. It justs happens that my internet...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By rgoers
Milwaukee M12 series!!! I've had one go off a...

Milwaukee M12 series!!! I've had one go off a 2-story roof onto pavement, and still come up working. Good power, lightweight, very long lasting, built-in battery readout so you know when it's time...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,110
Posted By rgoers
You *SHOULD* use as much as the directions tell...

You *SHOULD* use as much as the directions tell you to use! Don't skimp!!!

Yes, it works very well... I have used it for several years on snowmobile gear. Do *NOT* wash anything with it that...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By rgoers
They get rave reviews as a replacement for the...

They get rave reviews as a replacement for the 2x4 that comes as a stock seat on the KLX250. A lot of people on the KLX forum have bought them, and I have yet to see anyone say something bad about...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,568
Posted By rgoers
Well, if the neighbor hasn't already offered to...

Well, if the neighbor hasn't already offered to take care of it, then it doesn't sound like anything would be lost as far as getting along with him/her.
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By rgoers
The ONLY way to get rid of it is to cut it out. ...

The ONLY way to get rid of it is to cut it out. Rivit, weld, (or whatever) the replacement metal on.

If you try to do it any other way, the rust *WILL* win.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,097
Posted By rgoers
Who washes their bike anyway??? Seriously......

Who washes their bike anyway??? Seriously... that dirt may be the only proof you were actually off-roading. The only other way to prove it is with an injury... that's why I prefer to just leave it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,033
Posted By rgoers
Definitely made me a better cage driver... ...

Definitely made me a better cage driver...

Here's my take-aways:

Mirrors are not good enough - turn your head and look!
Don't drive in others' blind spots
I scan what's immediately in front...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By rgoers
I have been thinking of a locator unit for a...

I have been thinking of a locator unit for a while now. The BriarTek Cerberus looks interesting, but I'm not clear if it relies on a secondary device (smart phone) to operate, or if it will work...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,766
Posted By rgoers
My son got onboard with Ridgid a few years ago....

My son got onboard with Ridgid a few years ago. He has pretty much everything they make; angle grinder, circular saws, table saw, compressor, screwdrivers, drills, impact drivers... you name it.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 28,375
Posted By rgoers
The Contour allows you to store 2 profile...

The Contour allows you to store 2 profile settings, which are selectable via a small switch inside the rear door. I have one of my pre-sets set to take a still photo every "x" seconds. This gives...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By rgoers
Holy cr@p! I could light my whole garage with...

Holy cr@p! I could light my whole garage with flourescents for $70. Glad you got what you wanted though...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By rgoers
Same here... they're cheap, and battle-ready. ...

Same here... they're cheap, and battle-ready. Can't go wrong on a KLR.

I've seen people do what OP wants to do on 1/4 litre bikes as well, but comfort would certainly become an issue (for me,...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By rgoers
"Either you record all way's and end um with...

"Either you record all way's and end um with empty battary packs, full SD-cards and MANY hours or filtering the boring video out of it."

The only thing you'll save is the editing time. With...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,069
Posted By rgoers
Car camping...??? You could bring a queen size...

Car camping...??? You could bring a queen size pillow-top and box spring along, if you have a big enough car. :evil

+1 on the camping pads. Sounds like the setup you ordered will be perfect.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By rgoers
Flourescent tube lights of the "cheap" variety. ...

Flourescent tube lights of the "cheap" variety. Work well for me, and if I splash something on them or accidentally break them, they're cheap to replace. If we were talking about my kitchen, then I...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By rgoers
How far? I wouldn't even get on it, let alone...

How far? I wouldn't even get on it, let alone ride it. Tires are cheap, hospital bills and/or funerals are not.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,235
Posted By rgoers
Nuts and granola bars are a favorite of mine. ...

Nuts and granola bars are a favorite of mine. You did say "remote trips" which, for me, means well off the highway (i.e. dirt). So, I also carry a water purifier when I'm out in the wilderness. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,231
Posted By rgoers
As long as the carrier is rated for the weight,...

As long as the carrier is rated for the weight, you'll be good. My only advice would be to make sure you do NOT use cam-buckle straps to secure it. Get some good quality 1.5" to 2" wide ratchet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,311
Posted By rgoers
I have BEEN the one to pay more when the seller...

I have BEEN the one to pay more when the seller is straight with me, and I think the price is beyond fair. I figure if I can encourage just a few individual sellers that honesty pays off, it might...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,643
Posted By rgoers
Another advantage to taking it slow is that it...

Another advantage to taking it slow is that it makes it easier to take those dirt turn-offs and go and explore!

Funny that I read "sit back" and "sit forward" over and over throughout the thread....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,035
Posted By rgoers
Inexperienced A$$? That's all I can come up...

Inexperienced A$$? That's all I can come up with...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By rgoers
Drilling steel without oil is a sure recipe for...

Drilling steel without oil is a sure recipe for burnt drill bits. Also - SLOW speed is your friend, not fast... I usually drill out the center of the bolt, using progressively larger bits as I go,...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,884
Posted By rgoers
Many ammo cans come in a much lighter weight...

Many ammo cans come in a much lighter weight plastic version. That's what my buddy has on his KLR. That may be a good, cheap option for you...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,921
Posted By rgoers
There are really only 3 cams even worth looking...

There are really only 3 cams even worth looking at: Contour, Blow-Pro, and Sony. If you can't afford one of these, duct tape your point-and-shoot to your helmet... you'll get better video from that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,010
Posted By rgoers
Probably FELT as if he was standing still when...

Probably FELT as if he was standing still when they went by... :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,257
Posted By rgoers
Almost lost my lunch (soft cooler) off the back...

Almost lost my lunch (soft cooler) off the back of my snowmobile... since then, I have used straps instead of bungees. Haven't lost anything (that I know of) off the bike (yet). :D
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,891
Posted By rgoers
When I started riding 25 years ago; that's one of...

When I started riding 25 years ago; that's one of the first things I learned... GUARD YOUR LANE! If you don't, other drivers *WILL* try to "share" it. The ONLY time you don't do this is when it poses...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By rgoers
Gotta be careful when cleaning jackets because...

Gotta be careful when cleaning jackets because ANY detergent will completely ruin DWR fabrics. (Rubber-impregnated materials are the exception.)

I never wash my snowmobile gear for that very...
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,742
Posted By rgoers
Gotta say it sure looks like you weren't centered...

Gotta say it sure looks like you weren't centered in your lane... you probably would have avoided the crash if you were.

I cannot believe that tiny little piece missing would have caused your...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By rgoers
It's a KLR! They don't ever break down, so why...

It's a KLR! They don't ever break down, so why carry tools? :D
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,285
Posted By rgoers
Mine hasn't... going on 20 years old by now. ...

Mine hasn't... going on 20 years old by now. Never thought to change it, I guess. For a cheapo Northern Tool unit, it's held up quite well over the years.

Now, excuse me... I need to go...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,189
Posted By rgoers
Personally, I'd look for a house that better...

Personally, I'd look for a house that better meets your needs... something with a garage and/or a real basement.

When I started looking for a house about a year ago, I had "3 car garage" on my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,530
Posted By rgoers
Jackets with "hat pockets" are very nice, if you...

Jackets with "hat pockets" are very nice, if you have the right gun. If you're carrying a brick, then forget it.

I would assume the guy got run off the road, stopped (or crashed) and THEN the...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 365

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014