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Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By pdoege
Hey Jonny -

Sorry for the delay.

I have not actually ridden a T3 in 20 years.

In general, if it runs, you are good to go.

If you are being shunned it is because the youngsters do not know what a T3 is...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,193
Posted By pdoege
Hell, I'm short and fat (6'2" 250#) and I love...

Hell, I'm short and fat (6'2" 250#) and I love highway pegs. Ride for 4 hours, 30 minutes on the pegs. Gives the knees time to air out. Back on the pegs for twistys and lane splitting.

Love...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By pdoege
I started with a R1100R with luggage and...

I started with a R1100R with luggage and windscreen as well. You should be able to land one for about $3500 these days.
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,874
Posted By pdoege
It depends on what is left of your youthful...

It depends on what is left of your youthful flexibility.

Flexible: Put on pants, jacket, and then reach around zip.
Inflexible: Zip, then put on pants, jacket.
Granite: One piece suit or don't...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By pdoege
Fuel injector o-ring failure

I went out to Daytona this morning, and smelt gas. I assumed it was some other idiot, but the steam (is that steam?) coming off the header indicated that the problem involved 1. me 2. conflagration....
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,849
Posted By pdoege
Reading the chart, it looks like all engines are...

Reading the chart, it looks like all engines are more or less equivalent until about 10,500 RPM. Then the Kawi and BMW have about a 15 (10%?) gain through about 13,000 RPM. The actual difference...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By pdoege
Same thing happened on my R1150GS. It was the...

Same thing happened on my R1150GS. It was the brake lines. Replaced with Spiegler SS units and all was well.

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 02-11-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By pdoege
The same thing happened to me. I ignored it...

The same thing happened to me. I ignored it until I was stranded. It was the HES.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,643
Posted By pdoege
I have and I'm missing organs because of it. ...

I have and I'm missing organs because of it.

Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,621
Posted By pdoege
The further south the more expensive the camping....

The further south the more expensive the camping.

I prefer the northern keys anyway. Largo and Islamorada. More stuff to do.

Do you actually need to camp? You can normally find a little B&B...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,533
Posted By pdoege
The key in my experience is a custom seat and a...

The key in my experience is a custom seat and a backrest for the pillion. The actual bike seems to be somewhat secondary. Good luck!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By pdoege
A similar thing happened to my 2000 1150GS. I...

A similar thing happened to my 2000 1150GS. I replaced the grip and all has been well for the last year. I think the hotspot is caused by the filament thinning and creating more heat as it dies.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26,257
Views: 3,189,850
Posted By pdoege
Hey guys - I put the pics of my engine...

Hey guys -

I put the pics of my engine removal over here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13623141
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By pdoege
Bundled up for repair

Here is a better shot of the exhaust bolt
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_0gQF4FcAEF0/TFW4G8jvdVI/AAAAAAAAF8U/HEEH117tAxc/s400/IMG_0600.JPG

Bundled up so my work clothes stay relatively workish....
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By pdoege
DR350 engine removal pics

Gentlemen -

The previous owner had managed to not use anti-seize when they installed the exhaust header. So I had to pull the engine in order to bring it to a machine shop to have the snapped...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26,257
Views: 3,189,850
Posted By pdoege
Distech - Brilliant! I'll pull it in the...

Distech - Brilliant! I'll pull it in the morning!

Swampy - Hey Swampy! I got tired of picking the big GS up in the Florida sand and thought that I would try a lighter bike to practice crashing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26,257
Views: 3,189,850
Posted By pdoege
Engine removal tips?

Hey. I bought a used DR 350 with a seized exhaust bolt.

I managed to get one of the bolts loose, but the other bolt snapped, leaving about a 1/4 inch above the head. It looks like they were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,034
Posted By pdoege
I do

I'm in Florida, the only curves are on the exit ramps. It takes the better part of a day to get my tummy calm when I am in the mountains.

"No really, I didn't die on the last corner, what are the...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By pdoege
Sizes and prices man, sizes and prices!

Sizes and prices man, sizes and prices!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,049
Posted By pdoege
Article here: ...

Article here:

http://autospeed.com/cms/title_Brake-Specific-Fuel-Consumption/A_110216/article.html

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By pdoege
Kickstand switch, kill switch would be my...

Kickstand switch, kill switch would be my guesses.

Peter
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,051
Posted By pdoege
You don't have to change the tires halfway...

You don't have to change the tires halfway through the trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By pdoege
+1. Same thing happened to me. I replace all...

+1. Same thing happened to me. I replace all the lines with stainless.
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,340
Posted By pdoege
If you are seeing flashes in your eyes, or any...

If you are seeing flashes in your eyes, or any strangeness in your vision, please go to an eye doctor, any eye doctor, and have them check your retinas.

Do not do what I did, which was to tough it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 37,633
Posted By pdoege
I just lost mine

I just lost mine on Hwy 129.

After 78k miles I am not too pissy about it.

Pics of the bike on a trailer coming down the mountain:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,323
Posted By pdoege
Wow! The extensive dynanometer testing on the...

Wow! The extensive dynanometer testing on the Dial-A-Jet site is impressive!

That product sounds just as useful as fuel line magnets!

Awesome!

Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-02-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,745
Posted By pdoege
Soak your shirt with water at each stop. I douse...

Soak your shirt with water at each stop. I douse my head before donning my helmet on really hot days.

Drink a lot of fluids.

Depending on your gear, try to unzip parts to increase airflow.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By pdoege
The rubber mounts will shear before taking the...

The rubber mounts will shear before taking the oil sump with them.

I have managed to break a few mounts on my bike, I always replace them. Cheaper that way.

Regards,
Peter
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-21-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,721
Views: 314,604
Posted By pdoege
Completely OT

Hey -

Here are the enigmatic and talented Swampy and FL Pepper on their scoots.

FL Pepper (who is awesome to ride with...)...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,034
Posted By pdoege
+1 on the Russell Day Long and a backrest. I can...

+1 on the Russell Day Long and a backrest. I can a long time with both items. 1300 miles is the longest so far in one day. I once did 15k miles in 30 days with the combo.

The stock seat was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,049
Posted By pdoege
For goodness sakes. Go to wikipedia and read...

For goodness sakes.

Go to wikipedia and read this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_specific_fuel_consumption

Notice the chart here:...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-26-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By pdoege
The funny thing is that the local cities are...

The funny thing is that the local cities are farming out their PD and FD to City of Orlando to "save money". :/

Good work on that article Scribe! I am amazed at the number of people that put...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,977
Posted By pdoege
God I hate you. Nice video of the dirt...

God I hate you.

Nice video of the dirt roads.

Atta boy.

Show them Yuropeens how it is done. :clap

Peter
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26,257
Views: 3,189,850
Posted By pdoege
The old vacuum petcocks wear out and stop flowing...

The old vacuum petcocks wear out and stop flowing gas. Also the petcocks have screens that might be clogged.

See: http://www.kientech.com/PinglePetcock.htm for a replacement and pics of an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,340
Posted By pdoege
Well, that is impressive. It is very easy to...

Well, that is impressive.

It is very easy to wear a tire to the cords on a long trip. When you are doing 1000 mile days, the tire will look worn, then really worn, then down to the cords. All in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,553
Posted By pdoege
Well, I hate to disagree with the cool kids who...

Well, I hate to disagree with the cool kids who ride like demons, but the tire engineers have different opinions, and I think most riders would benefit from the more edumacated sources.

Check over...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,097
Posted By pdoege
Good luck with that. Check it out...

Good luck with that.

Check it out http://mfes.com/motorcyclebraking.html (http://mfes.com/motorcyclebraking.html)

90% of motorcyclists using the front brakes in a planned stop cannot break...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,538
Posted By pdoege
I have none, but the use of talc is required in...

I have none, but the use of talc is required in mounting aircraft tires. See http://www.goodyearaviation.com/resources/tirecare_en.html page 17. Page 35 has an interesting picture, and page 40 has...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,538
Posted By pdoege
Looks like the problem was under-inflation. ...

Looks like the problem was under-inflation.

The KTM manual lists 34F/37R for the 950 with driver only.

Running 27 in the front is a 20% under-inflation. Heating rises non-linearly with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,366
Posted By pdoege
My hybrid car doesn't make any noise and I still...

My hybrid car doesn't make any noise and I still drive it. Why is a bike different?
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