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Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By hairsmith
I had a Bingham hack in the late 1970’s. I set it...

I had a Bingham hack in the late 1970’s. I set it up on a Honda XL350 single. It was a nice match for that light weight bike.
I would not want one on any thing much bigger or heaver.
I bought it...
Forum: Trials 10-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 81,944
Posted By hairsmith
The 4th Annual American Fallen Soldier Charity Trial

The 4th Annual American Fallen Soldier Charity Trial
This is an International Twinshock Association (ITSA) “Vintage Rules” trial. Modern bikes are welcome.
Saturday: November 1, 2014
Huffman Farm...
Forum: Trials 10-06-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,545
Posted By hairsmith
When talking of gate cards, we have a guy that is...

When talking of gate cards, we have a guy that is making our gate cards out of a 1/8 in thick poly foam material, with black vinyl numbers, each class card is also color specific. They are cut into a...
Forum: Trials 10-02-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,545
Posted By hairsmith
Interesting to see how others do things and what...

Interesting to see how others do things and what people think about gates, loops and class separation.
I am getting back into trials after about 28 years of not competing. Lots have changed but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,941,072
Posted By hairsmith
http://www.dhpmoto.com/Trips/Baja%20Dec%202000/tou...

http://www.dhpmoto.com/Trips/Baja%20Dec%202000/touratech/rahier.jpg
Forum: Trials 09-05-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 81,944
Posted By hairsmith
Vintage Trials Sept 14

LOCATION: Willis Woods – Palestine, Texas

Southwest Vintage Trials Association welcomes all to Tom Willis’ property in Palestine, Texas for rounds 6th round of the SWVTA & ITSA Vintage trials...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By hairsmith
Day 1

You might want to change day one.
I hate the run from Houston to Little Rock and then over to Memphis.
Since your not planning to do any thing other that going through both do go through either...
Forum: Trials 07-10-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,796
Posted By hairsmith
Mt Olive

I use to ride trials at a club outside of Mt Olive back in the late 1970’s and early 80’s there was a shop in Litchfield that was a Fantic dealer as well as other used trials brands back then.
I...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,922
Posted By hairsmith
I have changed tires all my life and never had...

I have changed tires all my life and never had one not seat, had some that were difficult but would end up getting them on. Until I was mounting a Metsler Macadam that they no longer make. It would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,941,072
Posted By hairsmith
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jrYUNSMArYE/UsV8Az5Pp0I/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jrYUNSMArYE/UsV8Az5Pp0I/AAAAAAAB80Q/OnpKjkCiFo0/s1600/The+List+%230011+Drive+the+Tail+of+the+Dragon+Photos+(8).jpg

http://www.girlswithmuscle.com/images/full/623362919.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,893
Posted By hairsmith
If I am traveling I tend to go tank to tank, so...

If I am traveling I tend to go tank to tank, so it depends on what bike.
My RS needs gas every 200 miles, my GS with 8gal ADV tank it's 275-300.
This year I installed a IMS 10gal tank on the KLR,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-05-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,659
Posted By hairsmith
Riding the HILL as some of us call it is...

Riding the HILL as some of us call it is wonderful with the fall colors.
Seeing some of the restraints in your ride report you owe it to your self to stop by Pam's Hateful Hussy in Talihina, great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,104
Posted By hairsmith
Don that sounds like a good time, I have been...

Don that sounds like a good time, I have been looking at some of the routing that has been done, that part of OK is great riding.
I picked up a IMS 10gal tank, and new Tusk aluminum panniers for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,104
Posted By hairsmith
Sure sounds like a good time was had by all ! I...

Sure sounds like a good time was had by all !
I have been wanting to run up that way to check out the bridge before its gone.
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,908
Posted By hairsmith
i have a solo stove and enjoy it very much. But...

i have a solo stove and enjoy it very much. But since it is a fire and made with stick ect. picked up around your camp your limited. If ever thing is wet its going to be more difficult to get a fire...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By hairsmith
I have not had any luck finding a good balaclava...

I have not had any luck finding a good balaclava in years, but have started using a BUFF instead. Like it better since it can surve so many styles of use.
I did have a silk balaclava years ago, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,033
Posted By hairsmith
First thing I recomend doing to to locate some...

First thing I recomend doing to to locate some soft ground and ride the bike in the middle of it. Then lay the bike down flat on its side ! Learn to pick it up.... Now that you know you can pick the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,610
Posted By hairsmith
Justgastanks.com gives a discount to ADV members...

Justgastanks.com gives a discount to ADV members and offered a larger one a few weeks ago when I snagged the IMS 10gal for the KLR
They are also a Safari dealer.

10gal at 50MPG might just have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,610
Posted By hairsmith
Like many other on this thread I don't get why...

Like many other on this thread I don't get why any one would buy a bike that has less then a 200 mile range.
My 83RS has 6gal, my GS has a 8gal ADV tank, and my KLR has a 10gal IMS tank.
I enjoy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,677
Posted By hairsmith
If this guy can do it on a Honda trail 70 from...

If this guy can do it on a Honda trail 70 from Lousiana any bike should ok.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=494366
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 101,461
Posted By hairsmith
Read this one when it was fresh and new. Just...

Read this one when it was fresh and new. Just about as much fun to go through it again !
My new 10gal IMS tank for the KLR came in today. Should have the ole girl gone through and ready for some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,498
Posted By hairsmith
Too bad your S1000RR has so many nanny controlls...

Too bad your S1000RR has so many nanny controlls since it was get by with doing stupid things in front of the POPO day. You could have done a big smokey burnout after the caddy cleared the way and...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By hairsmith
I have the Aerostich tank panniers (YELLOW) like...

I have the Aerostich tank panniers (YELLOW) like them very much. But they are not waterproof. I also have a set of the Wolfman drybags they sell as tank panniers. They are very big, so big you need a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,336
Posted By hairsmith
I like riding at night, I like riding in the...

I like riding at night, I like riding in the rain, I will ride at night in the rain if I want to ride. I am lucky that I do not live in or around large cities, so spend most of my riding time on...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 178,161
Posted By hairsmith
Will an Action Packer fit inside the new racks ?

Will an Action Packer fit inside the new racks ?
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 359,930
Posted By hairsmith
Land is that Bird Shit all over your tarp ? :puke1

Land is that Bird Shit all over your tarp ? :puke1
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,234
Posted By hairsmith
For Picnic table Portable when camping on the...

For Picnic table Portable when camping on the bike I use my Yaesu FT817 its all band and all mode.
Batteries internal so no need to even conect to the bike for power. It is QRP but that is what I...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By hairsmith
I live in East Texas and dont beleave in a 4...

I live in East Texas and dont beleave in a 4 season Riding Gear.
Low 20's to well over 100 is to much to expect out of one set of riding gear. With proper layering and maybe electric layers you can...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 359,930
Posted By hairsmith
I would much rather haing, but I also camp in the...

I would much rather haing, but I also camp in the real world. So I have not thrown out all my ground camping gear.
When I go to ground has been when I am traveling with a group and it is a social...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,249
Posted By hairsmith
Somthing to remember if doing any riding like...

Somthing to remember if doing any riding like this on a GS or any bike with ABS is to turn it OFF !!!!!!!! And remember to keep turning it off each time you stop.
Middle of a steep decent is not the...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-08-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 51,485
Posted By hairsmith
I have a friend that swears by camping at small...

I have a friend that swears by camping at small community airports.
He has never had a problem and most have restroom's and even coffee.
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 178,161
Posted By hairsmith
2013 looks to be an fun and interesting year at...

2013 looks to be an fun and interesting year at moto-mule !

MrBracket sent you a email earlier this week checking to see if you got it ?
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,295
Posted By hairsmith
I have used mine on the KLR and 1150GS. Not that...

I have used mine on the KLR and 1150GS. Not that I would be able to tell if it damaged the KLR but they have never damaged the GS. Make sure they are clean before you put them on.
They give a lot of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 294,866
Posted By hairsmith
Mine a few years ago during some tideing up on...

Mine a few years ago during some tideing up on the R100RS

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c340/hairsmith/PB160039.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,696
Posted By hairsmith
Happened to a friend of mine while having his...

Happened to a friend of mine while having his safety inspection done on his GS at a HD stealer.

Walking out after paying for the inspection past a small group of HD hangers on in his red stich....
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,302
Posted By hairsmith
Another company http://www.chromebagsstore.com/ ...

Another company http://www.chromebagsstore.com/

Can't go wrong with most listed in the thread, In fact I have most mentioned so far. Hi I am Hairsmith and I have a bag fetish ! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 178,161
Posted By hairsmith
CONGRATULATIONS GSA Girl !!!!! That was a...

CONGRATULATIONS GSA Girl !!!!!

That was a long week for me waiting on it getting here. But hay your closer to mike than I was so hopefully a shorter wait.

I need to take some pictures my self...
Forum: Trials 08-23-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 81,944
Posted By hairsmith
Fallen Soldiers Charity Event 11-3-2012

This will be our 2nd Annual event to be held again in Donie, Texas. Many thanks to the TwoWheeledTexans that came last year and helped make it a sucessful event. Attached is a link to the flyer. Come...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,621
Posted By hairsmith
This chap did a nice job with a MZ250 and home...

This chap did a nice job with a MZ250 and home built hack.
But he put it on the wrong side !!!!!!!:evil:rofl

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680239

Sure makes me thing a cheep...
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 178,161
Posted By hairsmith
That big hole in the final drive is also there...

That big hole in the final drive is also there for cooling of the oil, bearing and gears. Not sure I would be interested in plugging it up.
I have seen to many of the new style finals weeping oil...
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