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Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,687,340
Posted By bomber60015
I resisted for quite some time, finally pulled...

I resisted for quite some time, finally pulled the trigger on a used Redverz (actually, it's predecessor) . . . . being able to stand while dressing and undressing . . . . . . wonderful!
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By bomber60015
or you have a Nolan 104 . . . . .first two...

or you have a Nolan 104 . . . . .first two shields and pinlocs wouldn't stay sealed for love nor money . . . . third one, it works fine.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By bomber60015
Best riding in the state up there . . . .. .IN!

Best riding in the state up there . . . .. .IN!
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By bomber60015
this happened on an old Yamaha 650 twin I owned,...

this happened on an old Yamaha 650 twin I owned, years ago. The terminals were located on the top of the battery, and I was able to jam the whole thing together with a tshirt being held down with the...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,938
Posted By bomber60015
You were likely joking, but traditional packet...

You were likely joking, but traditional packet knives (a la Case, et all) are widely available, and few have locking blades.

I'm not slagging the usefulness of a locker, mind you, and I won a few,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By bomber60015
^That up there . . . . I believe the rev...

^That up there . . . .


I believe the rev counter is electronic, no? If I'm right, it is likely not the source of the squealing.
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,282
Posted By bomber60015
very nice . . .reminds me of the way true desert...

very nice . . .reminds me of the way true desert dwellers don't wander around in mesh gear, but cover up entirely . . . . . . . . .


thanks for the post!
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 51,297
Posted By bomber60015
This . . . . . I have three or four different...

This . . . . . I have three or four different kinds stashed in tank bags and camp gear . . . . they all do a number of things poorly, and that's what they are for . . . backup to a backup . . . .
...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,282
Posted By bomber60015
TOTALLY dorkular

TOTALLY dorkular
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,282
Posted By bomber60015
this works well . . . . . also, realizing...

this works well . . . . .

also, realizing that know one (other than you) cares what you look like makes everything so much easier ;-}
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,500
Posted By bomber60015
I agree with these guys . . . . . .I took my...

I agree with these guys . . . . . .I took my helmet with me to the eyeglasses emporium, and they happily helped me find frames that were comfy under my helmet(s).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,608
Posted By bomber60015
Thanks . . . . in my Kindle . . . . be great for...

Thanks . . . . in my Kindle . . . . be great for the commute!
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By bomber60015
I'd shop supplies at the same time . . . . .and...

I'd shop supplies at the same time . . . . .and get one that uses cartridges that also have the print head in em, if the thing will sit for any period of time.
Forum: Vendors 11-25-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,399
Views: 176,383
Posted By bomber60015
I certainly wouldn't argue with opinions, but you...

I certainly wouldn't argue with opinions, but you may wish to revisit your facts on these couple of points . . . . . . . .

Buy what you wish, of course, but I'd suggest a close look at costs and...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,919
Posted By bomber60015
sorry -- failed attempt at humor. carry on.

sorry -- failed attempt at humor.

carry on.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,919
Posted By bomber60015
How do I counterclockwise? Easy. How...

How do I counterclockwise?

Easy.

How you DO counterclockwise?
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By bomber60015
I picked one up after I was unable to find a cell...

I picked one up after I was unable to find a cell signal for the last half of a day (three day ride).

The concern that'd I'd been injured made the expense a no brainer . . . . even if nothing bad...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By bomber60015
My 104 operates well after 50K miles or so . . ....

My 104 operates well after 50K miles or so . . . . but it leaks air (around the lathing mechanism) and is significantly louder on the the left side (due to the sun shade mechanism, I suspect) . . . ....
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 41,594
Posted By bomber60015
I would agree with this assessment, as would...

I would agree with this assessment, as would most.

It is the definition of common sense where folks parts ways, yes? Typically, common sense means what we wish it to ;-}
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By bomber60015
having bulky items between you and the heated...

having bulky items between you and the heated gear just keeps the heat from getting to you . . . . . long sleeve t under the heated jacket souns just about right.

to test the fit for sure, put it...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By bomber60015
here's another Ortleib fan . . . . . . racks are...

here's another Ortleib fan . . . . . . racks are not necessary, but on some bikes, somthing is needed to keep the bags out of the wheels and off the exhaust . . . . often, a length of metal from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,337
Posted By bomber60015
no matter what kinda riding you do, you need at...

no matter what kinda riding you do, you need at least 2 scoots . . . . . at some point, one will be red tagged for maintenance or repair . . . . . .
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By bomber60015
^ that check the max tongue weight for the...

^ that

check the max tongue weight for the tiguan (if memory serves, it's 200 pounds) . . . ....
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By bomber60015
spending big dough on a gauge may have your...

spending big dough on a gauge may have your reliably setting your pressures at the wrong level . . .. but repeatedly ;-}
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,565
Posted By bomber60015
don't wanna shit on a good thread about an...

don't wanna shit on a good thread about an innovative product . . . . . . . . I'll just say that I'm reevaluating my luggage needs in light of these guys' offerings . . . .


so many choices!
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By bomber60015
or, measure the cold pressure with any gauge, any...

or, measure the cold pressure with any gauge, any gauge at all.

measure the pressure (same gauge) with the tire hot.

when the difference is approximately 10%, poof, you have it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 11,512
Posted By bomber60015
I love my 1050 Tiger . . .the ergs are good for,...

I love my 1050 Tiger . . .the ergs are good for, ehem, experienced riders, the engine is smooth, and it's faster than I am ;-}
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,992
Posted By bomber60015
The OP and his wife have every right to set their...

The OP and his wife have every right to set their parameters in whatever way they see fit.

Of course, they are also free to come of like grumpy old people.

I'm sure you'll find the right bike....
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,565
Posted By bomber60015
30 years ago is what, 1984? You REALLY think...

30 years ago is what, 1984?

You REALLY think a 1984 car would last as long as one of today's offerings?

You may wish to rethink that ;-}
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,565
Posted By bomber60015
you may not wish to pay that, but it's less than...

you may not wish to pay that, but it's less than comparable hard or soft luggage, and you'd be hard pressed to replicate the function for less, I' m thinking . . .

stuff is always too expensive,...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By bomber60015
I love my elkskin gauntlets . . . . . almost as...

I love my elkskin gauntlets . . . . . almost as much as my Held Steves.

Sadly, Steves seem to last about 1/3 as long as the elkskin gloves . . . . . even when I"maintain" them per Held's...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,256
Posted By bomber60015
that's what I'd do! but I ride a KLR ;-}

that's what I'd do!

but I ride a KLR ;-}
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,483
Posted By bomber60015
there are a couple of interesting ideas in the...

there are a couple of interesting ideas in the book . . . . not sure it's worth the price for an experienced wrench, though . . . . . if you can pick it up used, that'd be great.

btw, if memory...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By bomber60015
Having hit the deck once or twice, and having...

Having hit the deck once or twice, and having very accurate imprints of my pocket contents left on my person, anything in a backpack I'm wearing won't be much thicker than an inch or so . . . . .
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,483
Posted By bomber60015
More windows are better . . . Having an AC...

More windows are better . . .

Having an AC in a window that goes into the interior of the garage . . . . . in any event, make sure you provide a good way to dispose of the water it'll throw off ....
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By bomber60015
if you experience trouble bleeding the line, try...

if you experience trouble bleeding the line, try reverse bleeding . . .force the fluid UP from the caliper (using a syringe coupled to the bleed fitting) . . . . works great!
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,742
Posted By bomber60015
See Vanson , , , , River Road . . . . . Schott's...

See Vanson , , , , River Road . . . . . Schott's . . . . All great brands . . . .

Or, wait this the inter nation motorcycle show comes to town, and check out everything at once ;-}
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,588
Views: 204,133
Posted By bomber60015
After years of yoeman-like service, and a number...

After years of yoeman-like service, and a number of gravity events, my r15 backpack (used for everything including rain or shine moto-commuting) finally started to leak a small amount after an...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,396
Posted By bomber60015
Panhead -- you don't need a guru, you need to...

Panhead -- you don't need a guru, you need to read.

See the long post above . . . . . and stop overthinking things . . .
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,685
Posted By bomber60015
you've good examples of vintage looking gear . ....

you've good examples of vintage looking gear . . . . however, for real vintage gear, as other have said, work boots, dungarees, a jean jacket (or, if you wish to cultivate a true devil may care look,...
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