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Forum: The Garage 03-27-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,040
Posted By PachmanP
I realize it maybe sacrelige to put KTM tools in...

I realize it maybe sacrelige to put KTM tools in a harbor freight box, but I really like the harbor freight's us general pro box I have. The HF stuff is(was) pretty good and the have display models,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By PachmanP
You could just replace the easter beaver provided...

You could just replace the easter beaver provided relay with a time delay one, I think.

That said you might be OK if you don't turn on the heater gear until the bike starts.
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,921
Posted By PachmanP
Rediculous. You should move to a state with a...

Rediculous. You should move to a state with a real DMV that will give you a hearty FU when you call.
Forum: Americas 01-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By PachmanP
If everything you want to see is out west, then...

If everything you want to see is out west, then fly as the cost of renting/gas/hotel is probably more.

That said, there's a lot to be said for a cross country road trip. It really let's you get...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By PachmanP
Take the BRP down to a rally (say the eastern...

Take the BRP down to a rally (say the eastern RDV) in late May. Ride around W. NC for a couple of days then head a little west into any east TN you missed. Start wandering up the western side of the...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,505
Posted By PachmanP
You have a GS. Only snap-on is good enough, so...

You have a GS. Only snap-on is good enough, so you can afford a couple of sockets. :deal

More seriously, the harbor freght box is pretty good.

The Lowes kobalt stuff seems fairly nice. I've...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,163
Posted By PachmanP
So if you do go the drill route, undersize your...

So if you do go the drill route, undersize your holes and thread the bolts in. That will go a long way towards waterproofing the holes.
Forum: Alaska 01-06-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,157
Posted By PachmanP
Is The Rally HOG sanctioned? This is important....

Is The Rally HOG sanctioned? This is important. You can't trust a rally that isn't hog sanctioned. They might let a a metric bike in.
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,316
Posted By PachmanP
Mostly just go north. Maybe a little west.

Mostly just go north. Maybe a little west.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,516
Posted By PachmanP
Ugh some y'all are boring. Negotiate a march 1...

Ugh some y'all are boring. Negotiate a march 1 start and everything is copacetic.

That said Feb 1 is a bad time to start a bike trip in NYC. If'n you were intent on riding, you'd probably have...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 57,126
Posted By PachmanP
Meh I'm young, single, and have a solid savings....

Meh I'm young, single, and have a solid savings. I figure if I get my act together and fix/prep my bike, I'll tell my boss I'm going to be gone in June. If he has a problem with that, I just won't be...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By PachmanP
I like my ranger 2 pants but the crotch will get...

I like my ranger 2 pants but the crotch will get damp in a downpour. I don't know how much of that positioning to allow pooling vs seams starting to leak.

Near as I can tell just about everything...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,732
Posted By PachmanP
I'm pretty fond of my rei quarter dome t2+. I...

I'm pretty fond of my rei quarter dome t2+. I think it hits most of points and has a grey/green fly so not too loud.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By PachmanP
Looks resolved but too add a point for later, I...

Looks resolved but too add a point for later, I don't believe MD cares about notorization on bills of sale. Also, I suspect that had you received a wv title in your name you would register it like a...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By PachmanP
East on 50 is loooooong way round to CA just FYI....

East on 50 is loooooong way round to CA just FYI.

50 east is terribly flat and straight and I can't imagine the Delmarva peninsula ( and the coast roads) is any better.

How's your cold riding...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,791
Posted By PachmanP
A car. But to be more helpful, heated...

A car.


But to be more helpful, heated gloves are really nice compared with heated grips + brush guards.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,652
Posted By PachmanP
Now's a decent time to maybe get a pair on sale...

Now's a decent time to maybe get a pair on sale or clearance. I picked up my previously mentioned rangers for $100 at the end of the season.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By PachmanP
See if you can find over pants that can zip down...

See if you can find over pants that can zip down from the top a bit. I had a pair of Joe Rockets with a two way zip. I'd open the top about 6 in and get decent airflow to the boys.
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By PachmanP
Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money...

Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money already. The wheel is cast though does Woody's look at those?



Yeah that's basically the gist of it. I got a pretty good deal out of it from my...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By PachmanP
Inspecting a wheel after an accident?

So my wee was rear ended and driven into the car in front of me.

I had my shop inspect the bike for the insurance, but I'm planning on doing any repairs. The shop said the front wheel, rotors,...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,733
Posted By PachmanP
He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the...

He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the tank. Since the top of the tube is equalized to the tank vent, the whole thing acts like a liquid level. The level in the tube will always be at the same...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By PachmanP
Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search...

Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search littlenative and add a bit on bandanas.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By PachmanP
I've looped some paracord around a wrench or...

I've looped some paracord around a wrench or something and the loose end of the spring. Pull from behind the bike(careful not to pull it over) to get the spring stretched enough to hook it on.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,722
Posted By PachmanP
How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable...

How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable variation with lean angle? I suspect that's a function of the sampling rate, right?

The miles until empty is just gallons left times a fixed avg...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,049
Posted By PachmanP
Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of...

Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of the fall of western civilization?
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By PachmanP
KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to...

KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to do the job of a milkcrate.

But for reals, it sounds like you could use a top box or tailbag. You could get a cheap givi knockoff (or used) or even...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,397
Posted By PachmanP
Bungies over the paniers? :hide.

Bungies over the paniers?


:hide.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 742
Posted By PachmanP
It's a good ride. During the week the traffic...

It's a good ride. During the week the traffic wasn't too bad when I did it.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,661
Posted By PachmanP
I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge...

I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge hit with my caribou cases on, but my riding style usually changes when I'm loaded.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By PachmanP
+1 Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can...

+1
Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can adjust on the go just fine there. Don't have extensive cable runs.
I've tried to find a better place for my wired controller to no avail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,959
Posted By PachmanP
Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were...

Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were uninvited?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,027
Posted By PachmanP
Just bend it around the bar.

Just bend it around the bar.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By PachmanP
So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA. ...

So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA.

For this trip is there maybe good camping north of Scranton? Maybe NW some?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,959
Posted By PachmanP
Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go...

Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go as early as 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 12,959
Posted By PachmanP
Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't...

Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't on the website. I dunno if I woulda signed up if i knew that.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,070
Posted By PachmanP
The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A...

The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A the USB spec calls for. I could believe that the phone drains under use fast than it charges if you don't have a 2 A charger.
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 57,126
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse...

Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse next summer. Not real dates yet. I'm in DC but might be leaving from a rally down in NC mid-May.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By PachmanP
So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day...

So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day or two. I also wouldn't mind some gravel/dirt but nothing that wouldn't be a considered a road.

I went to college in Boston and go up to New...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By PachmanP
DC to Boston-ish route help

So I need to burn a little vacation soon. I'm thinking a NE trip would be a good way to do it, but I need route advice.

I'm in DC and I have have friends I want to visit outside Boston (Lowell). I...
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