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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
With the bike on the center stand: put a strap...

With the bike on the center stand: put a strap from the bottom of the center stand forward to what ever you can hook it to (frame, skid plate, etc). This will keep the stand from being able to fold...
Forum: Americas 08-19-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 19,233
Posted By DigDig
My father just did it on his F800ST with regular...

My father just did it on his F800ST with regular road tires. No problems at all. He has an '86 R80RT and thought he would have been fine on that too (he's almost 70!). It really depends on how...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 19,233
Posted By DigDig
That sucks, just missed the offer, I just got...

That sucks, just missed the offer, I just got back last Wednesday from the TLH loop. Slept in a sand bank just west of Goose Bay, although the selection at the liquor store in Happy Valley helped...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-25-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,734
Posted By DigDig
Like someone else mentioned above, I use Navigon....

Like someone else mentioned above, I use Navigon. With it you can pick and choose which State or Provinces you want to load on it to help save memory. I have an iPhone 4 (16GB) and loaded all the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
Wow, a lot of the mpg figure you guys are posting...

Wow, a lot of the mpg figure you guys are posting seem real low. I have a '10 and I never get less then 200 miles from a tank. I'm not exactly light on the throttle, but I don't do much of the 80mph...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
My '10 stock powerlet is not switched. I put on...

My '10 stock powerlet is not switched. I put on some aux lights and using a relay switched them off the parking light feed light someone else mentioned. I plan on adding another 12v socket behind the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
I put Barkbusters on my '10 this winter. The kit...

I put Barkbusters on my '10 this winter. The kit from Twisted Throttle came with 20mm bar risers, which are great for ergos, but not as tall as the one that come with the Touratech kit. So you dont...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,885
Posted By DigDig
The ultralight I got today, and am wearing right...

The ultralight I got today, and am wearing right now, is tagged Made in the USA.
It took 8 weeks to get because it was a special order. Maybe they have some imports coming in this spring. I know...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,885
Posted By DigDig
Not exactly, the ultralight is just the light,...

Not exactly, the ultralight is just the light, without the knee and elbow ballistics (2nd fabric layer/color). Very packable. Mine should arrive today :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
Looks good. Did you buy the windshield new, I...

Looks good. Did you buy the windshield new, I have been looking for one but don't like the $$$ of a new one.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-17-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,734
Posted By DigDig
Yes the Motion X accepts GPX, you email your...

Yes the Motion X accepts GPX, you email your route to them, and it comes back in an email to you that you can open on your phone in Motion X. It's easier then it sounds. Yes it has very good non...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 21,767
Posted By DigDig
Fantastic :clap:clap

Fantastic :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 89,130
Posted By DigDig
Great trip, too bad Bolivian law enforcement are...

Great trip, too bad Bolivian law enforcement are so corrupt, seems just part of the police culture there. They never realize how self defeating it can be in the long run by harassing away tourists...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,029
Posted By DigDig
I think Harley Davidson is spelled "Other" on...

I think Harley Davidson is spelled "Other" on this forum. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,492
Posted By DigDig
Looks great, like the windscreen, wonder if they...

Looks great, like the windscreen, wonder if they make that for the four hole model? You just need to get it dirty now, it just doesn't look right that clean!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By DigDig
You mean 3.14159... ?

You mean 3.14159... ?
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By DigDig
Wow! Glad you are ok. Thanks for sharing your...

Wow! Glad you are ok. Thanks for sharing your story, the photos, and your gear choices. I'm sorry to see the Dakar is a loss though :cry
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,340
Posted By DigDig
I find this all pretty interesting. I think a lot...

I find this all pretty interesting. I think a lot of the packing comes from how you got started in camping. My background was in backpacking and later canoe camping and expedition whitewater kayak...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,241
Posted By DigDig
Actually, this is from the Mayo Clinic website...

Actually, this is from the Mayo Clinic website :deal,
"Researchers used to believe that caffeinated drinks had a diuretic effect. This means that you would urinate more after drinking them, which...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 204,089
Posted By DigDig
So some of these bikes have the lower rear mud...

So some of these bikes have the lower rear mud guard, some don't. Regional regulations? Does that guard really make a big difference?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,637
Posted By DigDig
White Stripes- "Catch Hell Blues" Wilco-...

White Stripes- "Catch Hell Blues"
Wilco- "Spiders (kidsmoke)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,103
Posted By DigDig
I have one on the new Nolan N104s and I'm pretty...

I have one on the new Nolan N104s and I'm pretty impressed so far. To start it's Nolan that will fit more of a neutral head, even slightly long head. The visor on it is huge and field of vision is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By DigDig
Way to show how it's done, sometimes all the gear...

Way to show how it's done, sometimes all the gear and planning in the world just takes the fun out of it.
Fun report!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 101,374
Posted By DigDig
1980 Honda CB650c, the brakes on it were just...

1980 Honda CB650c, the brakes on it were just scary, and during the test I had to keep reving it just to keep it running.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 204,089
Posted By DigDig
My feeling is that the first time it goes to the...

My feeling is that the first time it goes to the shop, just so they can check it out, put it on the computer, etc. For me it was $230 or so last year. Since then it's been all my own work, like most...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 188,119
Posted By DigDig
My leaning would be for the dial as it seems...

My leaning would be for the dial as it seems simpler and would give you a visual indication as to the output. But as these are the first aux lights I've had on a bike, I would not mind hearing of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,620
Posted By DigDig
My helmet has a quick release ratchet, so it is...

My helmet has a quick release ratchet, so it is easy to just clip it to the passenger grab handle. So it hangs there looking like it is locked on.
Like someone else said, if somebody really wants...
Forum: Vendors 02-29-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 188,119
Posted By DigDig
Hi Well, I ordered on Sunday and got them today...

Hi
Well, I ordered on Sunday and got them today (Wed), so fast shipping. Quality of all the parts seems excellent, and the light output seems great (especially compared to the headlight). Not going...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 66,486
Posted By DigDig
Yes , i drilled an extra hole in the mechanism in...

Yes , i drilled an extra hole in the mechanism in between the highest two hole so that it would hold open just a crack without blowing shut. Works great now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,516
Posted By DigDig
Great video. Same kind of friends I have,...

Great video.
Same kind of friends I have, bastards the lot of them.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 66,486
Posted By DigDig
I use my FX-39 as my spring-summer-fall helmet....

I use my FX-39 as my spring-summer-fall helmet. It is great in the warm weather ventilation wise. And , in the cool weather it also has great ventilation, to cold for me. I've thought about rigging...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 204,089
Posted By DigDig
I have an '10 model and it had a starting issue...

I have an '10 model and it had a starting issue before I even took delivery of it. It was diagnosed by BMW as being the engine decompression lever, which made for hard starting, and some times not...
Forum: Face plant 11-29-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,177
Posted By DigDig
:clap:clap:velvt

:clap:clap:velvt
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-16-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 73,744
Posted By DigDig
Lake Champlain ferry, Sept 2011 3 day father...

Lake Champlain ferry, Sept 2011
3 day father and sons trip.

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa65/srgougeon/IMG_1247.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By DigDig
I like my mid sized model overall. I'm 5'10" and...

I like my mid sized model overall. I'm 5'10" and wind hit me at the top of my helmet. Pretty good coverage over all with out being in the way too much, I look over it when sitting. It is a little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,476
Posted By DigDig
I was up on top of Mt Washington on the same...

I was up on top of Mt Washington on the same Saturday, at about 8:30 in the morning. ( doing ride report now) Visibility was about 100' at the summit and blowing a steady 40 mph. Below 4800' it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,683
Posted By DigDig
Dear Zerk, Thank you for your kind words....

Dear Zerk,
Thank you for your kind words. Since you are taking this all very seriously I will clarify. The mpg I listed is for the truck unloaded, without trailer. The truck is loaded or hauling a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,683
Posted By DigDig
Pulling trailers, loading it with rough stock,...

Pulling trailers, loading it with rough stock, sheet goods, cabinets, there is always a steel rack and tools/ tool boxes on it. Other people in the trades I know get the same milage, almost never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,683
Posted By DigDig
It seem what what your other vehicle is really...

It seem what what your other vehicle is really matters. My cage is a 3/4 ton pickup (have a cabinet shop) that needs $800+ worth of tires every 26000 miles. It gets 14 mpg at best but is otherwise...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By DigDig
Great looking bike and a beautiful area for a...

Great looking bike and a beautiful area for a ride. Just walking out the door is and going is the way to do it !
Now put some miles on that bike.
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