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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Bogfarth
First, read here: ...

First, read here:
http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-helmets/motorcycle-helmet-shapes.htm

Most full-face helmets don't restrict your vision nearly as much as you'd believe. My EXO-700 has an...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bogfarth
Yep, waterproof liners are idiotic. Mesh pants...

Yep, waterproof liners are idiotic. Mesh pants should come with a waterproof over-shell that zips on with a 360 zipper and sport stirrups to keep the pant leg down. Pull over, whip the over-shell...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bogfarth
I used to ride in jeans. Anything colder than 40...

I used to ride in jeans. Anything colder than 40 felt like blocks of ice scraping down my shins. Then I picked up a pair of HT Overpants with a zip-in thermal liner and cold was no longer a factor....
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Bogfarth
You want this one... ...

You want this one...

http://www.amazon.com/Motion-Pro-08-0143-Hydraulic-Bleeder/dp/B000MXW2EM

Using the above tool I had my brake fluid completely changed in about 10 minutes, no air got in the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 48,951
Posted By Bogfarth
:stupid What he said. Prices in NYC are...

:stupid

What he said. Prices in NYC are inflated to levels somewhere between "stupid" and "nauseating." Anywhere else, you'll find much more normal pricing. At least, normal to us... :norton :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,829
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb I took a random chance on Peltor Tri-Flange plugs...

I took a random chance on Peltor Tri-Flange plugs that Amazon had. Much quieter than Moldex Rockets, I'm happy to say, and more comfortable on longer rides. Three pair for $5 is plenty cheap for me....
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Bogfarth
Ludicrous pricing is why we call 'em...

Ludicrous pricing is why we call 'em "stealerships."

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Kawasaki/Motorcycle/2009/KL650E9F+KLR650/parts.html

These guys are good. Lower prices than most,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,159
Posted By Bogfarth
FirstGear HT Overpants w/ liner Tourmaster...

FirstGear HT Overpants w/ liner
Tourmaster Transition 2 jacket w/ liner
Sedici Monza gloves (not insulated)
UA Cold Gear Hood
jeans
button-front over t-shirt
Danner merino wool socks
Danner...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By Bogfarth
I definitely agree the Zen books were written...

I definitely agree the Zen books were written with a combination of 70's acid and a dose of delirium.

Upper Half of the Motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,184
Posted By Bogfarth
Back when mine were loud, pigeons and crows would...

Back when mine were loud, pigeons and crows would scatter about thirty yards before I got to them.Hawks never gave a crap, same with buzzards. Rabbits and cats took off at twenty-odd yards. Same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 14,184
Posted By Bogfarth
Bluhduh My V-Star 650 came with Vance & Hines Cruzer...

My V-Star 650 came with Vance & Hines Cruzer pipes when I bought it. Riding it home, I was more scared than concerned about my hearing. Still, I wore a set of shooting ear plugs and made it home ok....
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 163,810
Posted By Bogfarth
Linky went wonky; I feexted :D

Linky went wonky; I feexted :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 163,810
Posted By Bogfarth
Like this......

Like this... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23676164#post23676164 :evil
(http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23676164#post23676164)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 523,593
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Oz

Gone, Again (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23673812#post23673812)

http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/o595/goneagain72/bbbcc%20trip/s_IMG_0313_zpsa799e57a.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 693,507
Posted By Bogfarth
Tech specs if anyone is interested. ...

Tech specs if anyone is interested.

http://www.truck-lite.com/wcsstore/OnTheRoad/27450C_NP.pdf

12.8v @ 1.8a Low = 23w
12.8v @ 3.6a High = 46w
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,059
Posted By Bogfarth
Nashua 357: Tape tough enough to fix a Russian...

Nashua 357: Tape tough enough to fix a Russian tractor.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003ZFD3KQ/ref=biss_dp_sa1 :deal
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb LED strips = good stuff

My V-Star 650's windshield has two blue-white LED strips, 15" each, running vertically along the outside edge of the windshield. I got them from superbrightleds.com for, I believe, $20 per 18"...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bogfarth
Funny, nobody mentioned this yet... ...

Funny, nobody mentioned this yet...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004M203LS/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_3

28 this morning with gusty winds around 30mph, and not a goose-bump to be had. :wink:
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked UnderArmour Cold Gear Hood @ $20. The neck on it...

UnderArmour Cold Gear Hood @ $20. The neck on it is a tad short, but it keeps me warm even with the vents open on my EXO-700. Every morning I ride in ~40 temps and I'm toasty.
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,009
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb If not for Airhawk, I wouldn't be able to ride...

If not for Airhawk, I wouldn't be able to ride mine for longer than 15 minutes. The stock seat is built for a 115lbs person about 5' 6" while I'm 6' 1" @ 205. Lots of people told me to keep it nearly...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Bogfarth
Laugh http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/car-instal...

http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/car-install-supplies/lf1-s-pin-universal-motorcycle-electronic-flasher/193/

I cut the ends off this one, crimped on a set of 1/4" insulated connectors to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,979
Posted By Bogfarth
No, it becomes outrageous when a two year-old...

No, it becomes outrageous when a two year-old used bike is on the floor with mud splats on it from the last owner, yet is priced $200 higher than a new model fifty feet away. The $670 in document and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 181,236
Posted By Bogfarth
Eh? Waterproof?

Kathmandu pants are, I hear from locals, actually waterproof and warm. Looking at a pair myself. That said, fisherman's PVC rain bibs from any outdoor store will do in a pinch.

I can attest to my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 181,236
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Welcome to the Northwet!

The crap quits Monday night with a little water Tuesday. Wednesday through at least Saturday should allow for some proper riding. Mine's been sitting under a cover the past four days, and I'm getting...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Simple Green

Everybody knows Simple Green works best. Goo Gone melts plastic and attacks acrylic, and turpentine or nail polish remover are too harsh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,614
Posted By Bogfarth
Wink Round and round and...

Traffic circles are popping up around here more often. Several places in town have them at every intersection, which makes for four or five circles in a row. As long as you know what you're doing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 523,593
Posted By Bogfarth
You know who...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/013tat/P9111083_zps3c79c558.jpg

rtwdoug does the TAT: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910213
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,763
Posted By Bogfarth
:thwak ...

:thwak

http://www.amazon.com/Jolly-Rancher-Original-Flavors-5-Pound/dp/B004YGQK5K


Kids today...:lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Bogfarth
Clipping the cord is kind of counter-productive...

Clipping the cord is kind of counter-productive when that cord prevents the klutzy user (me) from dropping the plugs in a puddle.:D There are a few different plugs I want to try, as the Rockets can...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By Bogfarth
Wink The Lazer Leight plugs can be had in cartons of...

The Lazer Leight plugs can be had in cartons of 200 from Amazon. Over here @ $19...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bogfarth
I have Michelin Commander IIs on my V-Star 650,...

I have Michelin Commander IIs on my V-Star 650, which has spoke rims. On the sidewall of both tires is a little note for the literate mechanics: On Tube-Type Rim, Fit Tube. This applies to all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By Bogfarth
A three-lane road, I'm in the left lane behind...

A three-lane road, I'm in the left lane behind two cars. One guy sits in the left turn lane, blinker running, waiting for the light. My light kicks green, his stays red. Both cars ahead of me get...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,731
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked You're used to doing something with your hands...

You're used to doing something with your hands and mouth every 30/60/90 mins. Without a smoke, your back-brain wants to keep going through the motions. Instead of smokes, it's food or drink. How do I...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,731
Posted By Bogfarth
About a year after I quit, I caught a whiff of...

About a year after I quit, I caught a whiff of something in the closet. Something heavy, smothering. A little digging and I found the offender: my old Driz-A-Bone Deluxe Short Coat stank something...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,745
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 It takes a while to get comfy. I was instantly...

It takes a while to get comfy. I was instantly comfortable on the DR200 during my MSF class. It didn't have enough power to get me into trouble and the only thing it did in a hurry was stop. Once I...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Leight-Laser-Earplugs...

http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Leight-Laser-Earplugs-Cords/dp/B0007XJOLG/ref=sr_1_4?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1374724468&sr=1-4

Laser Lites sans cord (you can get 'em with cord, too) 200 pairs for $20....
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 424,289
Posted By Bogfarth
Take your time; some stories don't like to be...

Take your time; some stories don't like to be rushed.

:bubba :lurk :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,415
Posted By Bogfarth
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822028...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822028

CANNONBALL! :evil
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 28,731
Posted By Bogfarth
Found the book...

Found the book (http://www.amazon.com/Easy-Way-Stop-Smoking-Non-Smokers/dp/1402718616/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-1&qid=1358792583) and some used copies are going for $2 plus shipping....
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked No harm to paint? Check. Takes stickers off?...

No harm to paint? Check.
Takes stickers off? Check.
Doesn't cost a fortune or take forever? Check.
What's it called? Simple Green.

Even those "we're gonna tow yer ass" stickers come right off....
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