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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,775
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Posted By schnutzy
A 250 with a mesh suit is my daily when ever it...

A 250 with a mesh suit is my daily when ever it is over 75 degrees. I keep a Wal-Mart rain suit clipped to my tail bag for anytime it rains. Works great. I stayed nice and dry through the storm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8,862
Views: 2,565,189
Posted By schnutzy
Looks good man. What did you decide on to mount...

Looks good man. What did you decide on to mount the cases to the rack?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
This thread needs more pictures.... ...

This thread needs more pictures....

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my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
If you do buy new, don't over look the icon...

If you do buy new, don't over look the icon hooligan mesh pants. I have them in white, and they are holding up great after 3 years of commuting. I got mine new for about $100 on sale, but I don't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Well it seems the animal control officer was...

Well it seems the animal control officer was unsuccessful. Turkey was still there, strutting around when I went home from work
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Nah, but that officer looked damned determined to...

Nah, but that officer looked damned determined to get that turkey. It was pretty funny
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Any body else here commute down route 7 going...

Any body else here commute down route 7 going east bound, around Colvin mill run and get too see the spectacle cause by an animal control officer chasing a turkey?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Moves pretty well for the most part. Starts...

Moves pretty well for the most part. Starts getting a little baked up on the right lanes before tysons, but if you can take the hot lanes around 495, it doesn't matter
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Awesome, I will be checking that out

Awesome, I will be checking that out
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-26-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
what is the name of the app? ive got an s5 active...

what is the name of the app? ive got an s5 active as well, nice phone, and is holding up to my abuse very nicely
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Damn, I need to get a bike with good wind...

Damn, I need to get a bike with good wind protection that can support a good amount of heated gear. My limit is usually around 25-30 degrees depending on the wind. And even then I'm feeling the cold...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
I've grilled pizza pie before.... I see no reason...

I've grilled pizza pie before.... I see no reason not to throw a blueberry pie on over medium heat and call it tasty...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
It stretched some when I first got the bike, but...

It stretched some when I first got the bike, but hasn't much since then. Some again when I put the new rear tire on, but I think that had more to do with me over tightening it at first
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
i use the PJ1 Blue label. i just tell my family...

i use the PJ1 Blue label. i just tell my family to throw a can in my stuff for christmas/birthday/whatever. I havent had to actually buy a can since i got the bike :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
Something like 15000 right now. Much less then I...

Something like 15000 right now. Much less then I wish it had. Unfortunately, the majority of my riding "season" was cut short when I aggravated an old sports injury, and did not take care of it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
[QUOTE=Rhompin45;26050257]How many miles do you...

[QUOTE=Rhompin45;26050257]How many miles do you have on yours
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
Clearly, you should be lubing up more...

Clearly, you should be lubing up more often........
I have no doubt that with modern chains, I am doing it more than I need to, but it's just kind of like a ritual now, almost calming even.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
I should also note that my commute alone is over...

I should also note that my commute alone is over 1100 miles a month, so I may be using consumables a bit faster then others. at least for the roughly 8 months of the year that I use the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
I lube every 500 miles, and after riding in rain....

I lube every 500 miles, and after riding in rain. I keep cans at work, home, my parents and my in laws house. A spare couple as back ups..... you would be surprised how fast it seems like you can use...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
I've found a good way to combat this is to just...

I've found a good way to combat this is to just spray a tiny bit of chain lube on the side stand pivot point every couple months. Easy enough to do if you are already doing your chain.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Unfortunately, there is s big difference between...

Unfortunately, there is s big difference between wanting to, and actually getting to [emoji30]
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
Good to know. I'm wondering if it just doesn't...

Good to know. I'm wondering if it just doesn't work with my stands. I guess they are a little oddly shaped and there is interference with the shifter and the brake when I try to use both stands
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
For every one using jack stands, how are you...

For every one using jack stands, how are you getting the left side up in the air? I usually just prop a stand up under the right peg and lean the bike on the kick stand. Super stable getting the rear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
I've got a thirty mile commute during rush hour,...

I've got a thirty mile commute during rush hour, almost all the way in to work, my clutch cable broke, and I still had to ride home. I learned really fast how to shift without in my work parking lot....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
Awesome. Two brands I'm interested in moving...

Awesome. Two brands I'm interested in moving right down the street.
Forum: Road Warriors 10-12-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,231
Posted By schnutzy
I agree. I am definitely down with this bike....

I agree. I am definitely down with this bike. Can't wait for reviews to start showing up.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8,862
Views: 2,565,189
Posted By schnutzy
They say on the importers web site that they are...

They say on the importers web site that they are working to make it California legal
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By schnutzy
I don't currently, but I think I will start....

I don't currently, but I think I will start. Keeping legs warm when it is 25 degrees out would be nice.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
He did my tire changes on my Suzuki. I just had...

He did my tire changes on my Suzuki. I just had to bring him the wheel of the bike. Seems like a pretty cool guy.

I got the impression that his only BMW rule was kind of for the flat rate tire...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 42,024
Posted By schnutzy
Awesome. This is truly an epic trip Sent...

Awesome. This is truly an epic trip

Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
That is awesome. I think I have a new project to...

That is awesome. I think I have a new project to do now

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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
What wind shield are you using? Sent from...

What wind shield are you using?


Sent from my KFTT using Tapatalk
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,464
Posted By schnutzy
I use both tinted and clear shields on my HJC...

I use both tinted and clear shields on my HJC helmet. It takes maybe 30 seconds to swap out the shield. It really is no different then from when I would bounce back and forth between prescription sun...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
well, it looks like i might be doing a small trip...

well, it looks like i might be doing a small trip on the TU this weekend. 150 miles each way, sadly no taking my time on the back roads as I have to be at certain places at certain times, but oh...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
IIRC, The TU's owners manual list all the things...

IIRC, The TU's owners manual list all the things that should be done at the first service. There should be a chart in it that list all the service intervals, and what should be done at each of them. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
i didnt know how to do the valves either. youtube...

i didnt know how to do the valves either. youtube to the rescue. really, as long as you take your time and do not rush, it really is very simple. the first time i did the valves, i had my computer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
i did the first service myself, it was pretty...

i did the first service myself, it was pretty easy. the oil strainer picks up things like little bits of metal and such before it gets to the filter i guess. i always figured it acted in a similar...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7,775
Views: 414,135
Posted By schnutzy
i was lucky, my wife called me and warned me...

i was lucky, my wife called me and warned me before i left work, so i was ready with my rain gear on. my waterproof boots still are very much not waterproof, but oh well.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
Hit 10,000 miles on the way into work today.

Hit 10,000 miles on the way into work today.
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8,859
Views: 1,672,613
Posted By schnutzy
the new SR400 is

the new SR400 is
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