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Forum: Some Assembly Required Today, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By wadenelson
Several f these in various states of disrepair in...

Several f these in various states of disrepair in Huntsville AL. I seem to recall it had a Goldwing drivetrain. http://i.imgur.com/vFv1QrA.jpg}
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By wadenelson
Chubby Checker Highway...

Headed for Phoenix this a.m.

Durango to Farmington on the La Plata Highway, head towards Thoreau on 371 then cut over on "Indian Service Route 5" to the old 666 down to just north of Gallup, cut...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By wadenelson
I spray my leather boots, esp the seams, with...

I spray my leather boots, esp the seams, with Scotchgard. Works for me, keeps the feet dry even if I step in puddles.
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,091
Posted By wadenelson
Very creative.

Very creative.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By wadenelson
It's not an adventure if it doesn't take you...

It's not an adventure if it doesn't take you outside of your comfort zone.

Set a date. You're going. Come hell, high water, cold or wind, you're going.

It'll be epic, no matter what mistakes...
Forum: Regional forums 10-19-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By wadenelson
bump. Still looking for a driver.

bump. Still looking for a driver.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-18-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By wadenelson
Borrow a scooter, any scooter, and ride the hill....

Borrow a scooter, any scooter, and ride the hill. No explanation will suffice. You get some engine braking, like a car in "3" not "D"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By wadenelson
SW Colorado

SW Colorado / million dollar highway
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,731
Posted By wadenelson
What color is YOUR snowblower chute

You're basically creating a blizzard every time you blow snow. Unless it's dead calm out ou have to work wITH the wind rather than having it get blown back in your face, which is cold and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,731
Posted By wadenelson
A 5/24 is a great size blower well balanced...

A 5/24 is a great size blower well balanced between power and width of cut easy to get through gates I like Toro or Snapper if carb is clean should start on 2nd pull with prime and choke I used to...
Forum: Alaska 10-14-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By wadenelson
I've got a trustworthy buddy in Phoenix who could...

I've got a trustworthy buddy in Phoenix who could perhaps help you out with moving it, etc. He's in an apartment so he can't help you with actual parking.
PM me if you want his name & #. I may...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,309
Posted By wadenelson
I had to take a break from bicycling. Drivers...

I had to take a break from bicycling. Drivers truly out to kill me or completely unawares of how wide their vehicle and trailers were.

Had one guy towing a camper passed within 2 inches. And...
Forum: Regional forums 10-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By wadenelson
Need MC trailer towed from STL to HSV

Hey, I need someone heading from Saint Louis to Huntsville Alabama (or nearby, Nashville, Atlanta..Birmingham...)

Who could drag an empty, 2-rail, open motorcycle trailer for me. In exchange for...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 291,275
Posted By wadenelson
Yet Another Toolbox...

Rolled in yet another toolbox. Craigslist special, 1960's Craftsman. With keys, unbelievable. This is my 5th? 6th? toolbox.

No ball bearing rollers, no fancy Snap-On label OR price tag... ...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By wadenelson
Yeah,I'm a big fan of antigravity. Here's a...

Yeah,I'm a big fan of antigravity. Here's a guide:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Anti-Gravity-Handbook-Expanded-Revised/dp/1931882177
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By wadenelson
It thinks it's a Jaguar. Those glass covered...

It thinks it's a Jaguar. Those glass covered headlights on the '67 and earlier XKE's always had their own little weather pattern going inside.
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By wadenelson
Yeah,I'm a big fan of antigravity. Here's a...

Yeah,I'm a big fan of antigravity. Here's a guide:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Anti-Gravi.../dp/1931882177
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Forum: Asia 10-13-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By wadenelson
I know a guy who might like to go with you, if...

I know a guy who might like to go with you, if you're interested in a slightly larger group. Lifetime rider, AND a gourmet chef who'll make sure you eat right during the ride...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By wadenelson
Did you wake up grumpy?

Does anyone here know "Grumpy?" He was parked in the Taos Wal-Mart parking lot Sunday Oct 12. Thought he might like a hi-rez copy of this.

http://i.imgur.com/k30AT8Tl.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 33,678
Posted By wadenelson
I would suggest you NOT plate your bike. Plating...

I would suggest you NOT plate your bike. Plating weakens the metal. Especially chrome over brass...

What?

*NEVERMIND!!!*
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By wadenelson
Inertia. Consumers are now ACCUSTOMED to...

Inertia.

Consumers are now ACCUSTOMED to paying $4-5 for what used to be a $2 quart of oil.

Prices inevitably move DOWN slower than they move up...or else they just sit still for 10 years while...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By wadenelson
Ok, so you want to diagnose a no-start? ...

Ok, so you want to diagnose a no-start?

http://www.motorcycleforum.com/showthread.php?p=1218210#post1218210
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,262
Posted By wadenelson
In-helmet display for Valentine 1

Radar detectors can be all but useless on a motorcycle going fast because of A) Wind noise makes the warning tones inaudible, and B) You're unlikely to be looking down at the unit's display, or even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,262
Posted By wadenelson
New Thread on Laser Jammers / LIDAR

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1015362
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,262
Posted By wadenelson
You bet they help. My review of the V-1 on...

You bet they help. My review of the V-1 on Amazon.com:

I've owned a Valentine one for 20+ years. The trick, as with ALL radar detectors is using it properly.

In town far too many microwave...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,122
Posted By wadenelson
the Prius effect

aka "the Prius effect."

So many Prii poking along, my buddy drives his like he stole it and has YET to get pulled over. Figure the cop experiences cognitive dissonance....well it' LOOKS like that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,122
Posted By wadenelson
Mine would be a 2012 or newer Kawasaki Concours,...

Mine would be a 2012 or newer Kawasaki Concours, just because they fixed a number of the annoying little problems with the 2009 I currently ride.

Even so, my 2009 MAY be a lifetime bike for me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 268,871
Posted By wadenelson
Whatever the problem with a title, or...

Whatever the problem with a title, or VIN/emissions sticker, FORGERY is the solution. Fortunately Photoshop makes this much easier than in years past.

Learning how to correctly "launder" forged...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,959
Posted By wadenelson
Will a Vino climb Pike's Peak? Oh hell yes. ...

Will a Vino climb Pike's Peak?

Oh hell yes. And I'll race ya!

A little jetting and slider changes, per another poster, WOULD improve matters considerably...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,378
Posted By wadenelson
Helicoiling an engine block

I'm guessing:

A) the A&P's who insert Helicoils on jet aircraft engine have done hundreds and have TONS of experience doing them properly

B) Pratt&Whitney / GE intentionally left enough...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,822
Posted By wadenelson
Just about all scantools will show you the...

Just about all scantools will show you the condition of the "monitors." You should have at LEAST 4 or 5 of the 7 monitors completed. Otherwise someone has cleared codes which also resets the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 16,983
Posted By wadenelson
Need Tennessean with a Titan...or Tacoma...or..

Hey, I need someone from Nashville willing to DRIVE up to St. Louis and tow an empty MC trailer down to Huntsville. Or even just to Nashville, if the trailer could sit in your yard till I get to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,571
Posted By wadenelson
I have a friend who hugs the centerline, and his...

I have a friend who hugs the centerline, and his pegs/bags/bars are definitely in the other lane at times -- not just directly above the painted stripe.

I believe it's dangerous, disrespectful,...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,822
Posted By wadenelson
Yeah, because you drove with the Check Engine...

Yeah, because you drove with the Check Engine light on for how long, OP?



Listen to your 57 year old Internet pals. Pay a shop $100 to do a thorough pre-purchase inspection before you buy...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,120
Posted By wadenelson
First I've ever heard of preloading the shift...

First I've ever heard of preloading the shift lever for smoother shifts. What do you think that does? Anybody ELSE got any OTHER opinions about this technique?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,717
Posted By wadenelson
Here's Anderson's YELP page. ...

Here's Anderson's YELP page.

http://www.yelp.com/biz/anderson-plumbing-heating-and-air-inc-el-cajon-2

A few reviews saying that if you ride a motorcycle (or have friends who do) you MIGHT NOT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,717
Posted By wadenelson
I sent Anderson this message via their website: ...

I sent Anderson this message via their website:

Hey, I see that one of your drivers, or perhaps the owner, is intentionally preventing motorcycles from splitting lanes on the 805.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,629
Posted By wadenelson
I was being facetious....

I was being facetious....
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,822
Posted By wadenelson
I really think you're looking at your car wrong. ...

I really think you're looking at your car wrong. In my book ANY 4WD with 4 tires and six pieces of glass that runs, without MAJOR issues is worth AT LEAST 3000$.

Even MORE because you know what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,629
Posted By wadenelson
Wouldn't the simplest thing be simply to put a...

Wouldn't the simplest thing be simply to put a poll on this thread. And then we ALL agree to abide by the results. If 51% say passing a vehicle by going into the lane of an oncoming rider is "ok,"...
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