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Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,165
Posted By Nnordsman
Bleach

I have been cleaning home brew equipment with it for 20 years. As stated several times, a mild bleach solution and good rinse does wonders and it is easy and cheap. A bleach solution will kill...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By Nnordsman
The haul road is mud, pavement, loose gravel, and...

The haul road is mud, pavement, loose gravel, and hard pack dirt. The ST is a stable bike. Ride whatever tire you normally run. The first time I did the haul road I was riding a DL1000 with stock...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,055
Posted By Nnordsman
My ghost is not typing this response. I always...

My ghost is not typing this response. I always mix tires. The only time there are the same is if I buy a new bike. My Dad never mixes tires. We are both still here.

I have only found it...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 216,798
Posted By Nnordsman
How much drag do you feel towing it like that? It...

How much drag do you feel towing it like that? It seems like it might catch some wind even with the tow vehicle blocking part of it.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,419
Posted By Nnordsman
I have a Wiggy's bag. I have had mixed luck with...

I have a Wiggy's bag. I have had mixed luck with it. The first time I went to Alaska, I thought it was the greatest thing ever. I woke up in a flooded tent and it kept me passably warm as he...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Nnordsman
I take it off when I stop.

I take it off when I stop.
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By Nnordsman
Anything bigger than a 1550 is going to be pretty...

Anything bigger than a 1550 is going to be pretty big for a bike that ever leaves the slab. I think the 16xx would be pretty big and heavy for a top box.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,543
Posted By Nnordsman
My bad. I had not looked at the thread for a...

My bad. I had not looked at the thread for a couple of days.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,543
Posted By Nnordsman
E-mail from Klim today about the new stuff. Here...

E-mail from Klim today about the new stuff. Here is the link.

http://technical-gear.klim.com/nav/activity_usage/motorcycle/activity_usage/offroad/0?mc_cid=c44abcdb02&mc_eid=33f4dca0fe...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,698
Posted By Nnordsman
If you are interested in an ultralight,...

If you are interested in an ultralight, Backcountry has some good deals right now. They have several 2013 model BA tents normally running about $300 plus on sale for about $200. I pulled the...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks. I saw the Sas-Tec piece. It looks a...

Thanks. I saw the Sas-Tec piece. It looks a little small.

I missed the Knox piece. That is a definite contender. It looks a little bigger than the one Aerostich is selling, and its...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
That is a cool link. Thanks. I was thinking of...

That is a cool link. Thanks. I was thinking of just dismembering the inside liner of a thrashed old riding jacket.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
I have a Motoport mesh jacket that I wear several...

I have a Motoport mesh jacket that I wear several months out of the year. I bought it after doing a superman imitation coming down the Ouray side of Engineer pass. I am not really looking for a new...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
Guys thanks for the feedback. I have a pressure...

Guys thanks for the feedback. I have a pressure suit, but that is not the issue. I am looking for options that can actually stay in a couple of my jackets that came without chest armor. I am not...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
Pingvin- Can you show me a picture of...

Pingvin-

Can you show me a picture of what you are doing to keep the chest protector in place. Are you holding it there, and zipping up the jacket?
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks. I forgot about Sas-tec. I am not really...

Thanks. I forgot about Sas-tec. I am not really looking for a new jacket, I want to modify an existing jacket. Maybe I should buy a large sas-tec backpad and cut the shapes that I want.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Nnordsman
Chest Armor

I have been in, or watched, a couple of accidents in the last two-years where chest armor in a jacket made a difference, or would have made a difference. Do any of you have any experience adding...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,719
Posted By Nnordsman
Thank you. That is helpful.

Thank you. That is helpful.
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 322,156
Posted By Nnordsman
Super Tenere

Okay. I get that there is not enough clearance to put the caps back on. How much are they short? Is there any reason not to drill the caps and sealing them around the fan? The caps are $8 at bike...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,402
Posted By Nnordsman
I find the Roadcrafter (1 or 2 piece) vents best...

I find the Roadcrafter (1 or 2 piece) vents best if you leave the back vent closed). Unzip the cuffs and pits to scoop in as much air as possible and unzip the front zipper a couple inches so that...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,402
Posted By Nnordsman
I like my one piece for commuting. I like the...

I like my one piece for commuting. I like the one-piece fit better than the two-piece that I have had for a couple of years. Once you put the back protector in the two-piece you have to take the...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 266,719
Posted By Nnordsman
Question

For those of you who have tried the badlands and the latitude are they both equally tight in the arms? The badlands I tried seemed a pretty tight in the arms, and my arms aren't what they used to be....
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 322,156
Posted By Nnordsman
H-4 in 2002 KLr650

I just installed one of the original H-4's in one of my KLR's. It took a little bit of wrestling to install the bulb along with factory dust seal. It would have been a breeze if I had omitted the...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 216,798
Posted By Nnordsman
My HF 4x8 trailer now has about 5000 miles on it...

My HF 4x8 trailer now has about 5000 miles on it and 3 or 4 years old. I have had no problems whatsoever other than the cheap paint has faded to pink. It has seen all day speeds of 75 mph, some dirt...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,505
Posted By Nnordsman
How much are you sizing up to wear the military...

How much are you sizing up to wear the military goretex over riding gear?
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,736
Posted By Nnordsman
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16,329
Views: 1,840,635
Posted By Nnordsman
My Dad is good. The gear took the damage for him....

My Dad is good. The gear took the damage for him. I think it is the CDI because both the mechanic in Mexico and the mechanic in California were both in agreement that it is the CDI. Probably the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16,329
Views: 1,840,635
Posted By Nnordsman
CDI Toast

My Dad had a pretty good accident on his 2002. The bike did a 1.5x summersault. The CDI is now toast (along with a couple of other parts). Can someone explain why this would have killed the CDI? ...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28,106
Views: 2,405,524
Posted By Nnordsman
Great People

My Dad and I went riding in what turned out to be northern Mexico the week of New Years. The original plan was to leave through Lukeville and ride down to Puerto Penasco, go around the Sea of...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Nnordsman
Hadn't tried that one.

Hadn't tried that one.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By Nnordsman
I have tried all of the above. At freeway speeds...

I have tried all of the above. At freeway speeds handguards are worth 10F. I am not a big fan of heated grips for winter riding. I usually end up in gloves heavy enough they don't help much. They...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Nnordsman
I had the Bohn first. I did not like it. It...

I had the Bohn first. I did not like it. It floats too much with the give in the lining in a Roadcrafter jacket. I was doing some off-road and it came up as my head went back and I worried that I...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Nnordsman
When I was trying one at a pop-up event they said...

When I was trying one at a pop-up event they said you should be able to bring your arms up until they are parallel with the ground. It should put some, not a lot, of pressure on your lower anatomy. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 643
Posted By Nnordsman
Aerostich Backpad Alternative

I made an interesting discovery last night. The level 2 Forcefield back pad that I bought for my Joe Rocket Phoenix mesh jacket fits perfectly into the Aerostich sleeve for the SASTEC/TF-5 backpad. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,469
Posted By Nnordsman
Than takes care of about 2/3 of what you need.

Than takes care of about 2/3 of what you need.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,177
Posted By Nnordsman
http://featheredfriends.com/down-sleeping-bags/thr...

http://featheredfriends.com/down-sleeping-bags/three-season/semi-rectangular.html (http://featheredfriends.com/down-sleeping-bags/three-season/semi-rectangular.html)
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Nnordsman
I have a partial reply, but I am not sure we are...

I have a partial reply, but I am not sure we are having the same issues.

I also have problems with the regular 2 piece jacket being short when zipped together. The ellipse will permit you to...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By Nnordsman
Its about as safe as riding motorcycle any place...

Its about as safe as riding motorcycle any place where you would have to haul in gas. I have ridden thousands of miles with a one gallon red jug under a cargo net. Never gave me warm and fuzzies,...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,403
Posted By Nnordsman
Motoport is far and away more jacket. I have had...

Motoport is far and away more jacket. I have had several of the other mesh jackets out there. Unfortunately, Motoport is priced like other and high-end stuff, and their sizing is weird. I am 6'2"...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,788
Posted By Nnordsman
Any security issues leaving your stuff hanging...

Any security issues leaving your stuff hanging outside of your tent under a tarp?
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