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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By GPHusky250
Very nice. Did you guys happen to gpx files of...

Very nice. Did you guys happen to gpx files of this trip?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By GPHusky250
If stealth camping is the key here...just make...

If stealth camping is the key here...just make sure you cover up your license plate, your head lights and any reflectors on the bike. In a cop thread on a different site...the officer said if not for...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By GPHusky250
The problem with the "Talked To Death" threads is...

The problem with the "Talked To Death" threads is that you usually get one page of good information...and after that it digresses into what kind of dog food a person feeds their dog...it never stays...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By GPHusky250
Hubba Hubba NX meets all those requirements...

Hubba Hubba NX meets all those requirements except the "earthy color". Super light, free standing, two vestibules...a nice tent that I own and use...but I prefer bringing my Redverz tent. MUCH more...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By GPHusky250
I don't think there any "overdoing" it when it...

I don't think there any "overdoing" it when it comes to safety and the ability to be rescued if the situation presents itself.

There are a few choices...I'd go with any combination or all of the...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,974
Posted By GPHusky250
I hope it stays here. This question is not about...

I hope it stays here. This question is not about politics...it's about how and where to carry...just like if we were talking about tire irons. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 32,094
Posted By GPHusky250
You can move them away from the plastic...loosen...

You can move them away from the plastic...loosen up the blocks that connect to the stock crash bar. By loosen I mean they are still fairly tight. Then take a brass drift and a dead blow hammer and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 32,094
Posted By GPHusky250
Unfortunately I've crashed on my H&B bars and...

Unfortunately I've crashed on my H&B bars and they protected the plastic. I'm not sure what you mean by they do more harm than good. They worked for me...plus a couple of times in the parking lot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,757
Posted By GPHusky250
If the guy is stuck going forward, who's to say...

If the guy is stuck going forward, who's to say he wouldn't get stuck going in reverse. :)

Speaking to the guy that said there was no place to attach a winch to...I saw one guy in a similar...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By GPHusky250
I would go and find some "Kroil" penetrating oil....

I would go and find some "Kroil" penetrating oil. Anytime I'm restoring a bike with rusty spokes, I run oil down the threads wait a few hours, do it again and repeat 4-5 times. I then let them sit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 176,654
Posted By GPHusky250
Here's a link to all the skidplates... ...

Here's a link to all the skidplates...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0ApmyRZJUDC4odDdaR1IyTFZFUFJUendzdXNWYUkxNnc&single=true&gid=0&output=html

I have a Black Dog on my 14' F8GSA....
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 40,185
Posted By GPHusky250
Pardon if I take this thread off in a slightly...

Pardon if I take this thread off in a slightly different direction for a moment...but first let me say I have a couple of NOS Bell Helmets from the 70s in their original box and the liners and...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By GPHusky250
XD-4...."Good Vibrations"

I purchased an XD-4 helmet awhile back and have been using it as often as I can. On a trip out to Morman Lake, AZ, I had to do a lot of pavement riding on Interstate 10, so I put my custom ear plugs...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By GPHusky250
If you don't pay the ransom, do they send it back...

If you don't pay the ransom, do they send it back to the origination point?

Mark
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,135
Posted By GPHusky250
At the International Motorcycle Show in Long...

At the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach this past weekend I saw a company called Helite http://www.helitemoto.com/ displaying airbag vests. I tried one on...didn't seem cumberson. Total...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm not sure you can apply logic to this hobby....

I'm not sure you can apply logic to this hobby. :)

Buying used bikes is a crapshoot in and of itself...especially when you have to wonder if the guy changed the oil regularly...or is the top end...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By GPHusky250
Not running the springs...but I'm going to be...

Not running the springs...but I'm going to be installing the Touratech/RaceTech fork cartridges as soon as they come in for my 14' F8GSA. Probably install the rear shock at that time as well. The...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,676
Posted By GPHusky250
"If you order in the next 15 minutes we'll throw...

"If you order in the next 15 minutes we'll throw in not one, but two genuine light sabers for all your Star Wars fantasies....but wait, that's not all...you're helmet comes in a hand made Wookiee bag...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,285
Posted By GPHusky250
Couple of things I've done...near Telluride I...

Couple of things I've done...near Telluride I zipped up the Badlands Pro jacket, put the pants inside the jacked and hung it on a tree. Near Aspen I shook off the rain, laid out a blue tarp, put the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By GPHusky250
Med kit is a good idea, as long as you put a...

Med kit is a good idea, as long as you put a companion med kit on the other. That way which ever side you go down on, you'd have access to a first aid kit. L(
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,526
Posted By GPHusky250
I agree and have to add the BMW has a big jump on...

I agree and have to add the BMW has a big jump on it's competition.

Back in late 1973 the "1974" CR125 Honda Elsinore came onto the scene. Honda's first attempt at a two stroke, wicked fast,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By GPHusky250
I was thinking about that the other day. Not sure...

I was thinking about that the other day. Not sure what I would put in there but I could probably think of something.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By GPHusky250
Gloves Again

I've been trying to wade through a number of glove discussions and they inevitably break down into talking about something way off topic. :)

So, I'm looking for a quality Gortex glove that I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By GPHusky250
Bring it over to my house an put it on my lift,...

Bring it over to my house an put it on my lift, remove the front tire and let's check it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,875
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm all for every manufacturer coming up with...

I'm all for every manufacturer coming up with their own version of an Adventure Bike. Triumph just announced the 2015 Tiger. With more pressure on the manufacturers to compete, more exciting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By GPHusky250
That site wants me to upload a file. What happens...

That site wants me to upload a file. What happens if you don't have any files to upload. Weird rule.

I'm going to do the AZBDR in May and would like to see that two-track north of Globe.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By GPHusky250
http://discussion.gopro.com/gopro/topics/my_gopro_...

http://discussion.gopro.com/gopro/topics/my_gopro_wont_turn_on
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By GPHusky250
Tiny Caliper

When adjusting my chain at home, I use a caliper just to make sure both sides are even. Thought to myself when I get a flat tire at some inopportune moment in the back country, it would be nice to...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,832
Posted By GPHusky250
First time I shot a gun was when I was in the...

First time I shot a gun was when I was in the first grade. An Ithaca Model 37 20 guage pump. Fired it and got a bloody nose. I've been around weapons for the ensuing 50 years, I own weapons now, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By GPHusky250
Hi, received a call back from Craig. What you...

Hi, received a call back from Craig. What you first need to determine if you have a 6 (152mm) or 8 (203mm) inch diameter air cylinder. Once that is figured out, go to...
...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm waiting for Craig to return my call from...

I'm waiting for Craig to return my call from Handy...but I'm told the rebuild kit is $54.00 and will solve your problem. Once I get more information, I'll pass it along to you.

Mark
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By GPHusky250
Obviously I'm lying right? :) If you...

Obviously I'm lying right? :)

If you purchase good L lenses, your weight will increase dramatically.

When you start to use good glass, you don't put 6k worth of L lenses into in a tank...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By GPHusky250
I've been a Canon fan since the AE1 right up...

I've been a Canon fan since the AE1 right up through my 7D and 5DmkII. However, when riding, they simply weigh too much. I weighed the 7D, a 17-35 L, a 28-70L and a 70-200L, along with associated...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By GPHusky250
I posted a bunch of close up photos of my H&B...

I posted a bunch of close up photos of my H&B install at...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926515&page=4
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By GPHusky250
East to west will be easier to accomplish. ...

East to west will be easier to accomplish.

West to east going up and over Ophir has some mud at the bottom and some through the trees and could be challenging if it just rained and you're running...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,559
Posted By GPHusky250
Is the Cherry Creek Road the same as National...

Is the Cherry Creek Road the same as National Forest 329?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By GPHusky250
I did a search for F8GSA payload and found ...

I did a search for F8GSA payload and found



Weight fueled 229kgs - 504 LBS
Payload 225kgs - 496 LBS

I weigh 200lbs and the last trip we took on the COBDR I was running 60lbs of gear. If...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By GPHusky250
Front or Rear First?

I'm going to be upgrading the front and rear suspension on my F8GSA in preparation for a ride through Lockhart Basin.

Just curious if you could only upgrade one end, which end do you think is...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,559
Posted By GPHusky250
Nice...congrats. My grandfather rode up into his...

Nice...congrats. My grandfather rode up into his 70s until his smoking habit caught up with him, so I know it's possible. :)

I was just being funny about the late afternoon, as once it get's dark...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 176,654
Posted By GPHusky250
I have to agree with being well balanced. People...

I have to agree with being well balanced. People split hairs here and I continue to say they are both big heavy pigs but if you have the desire and skills, you can take them almost anywhere.

I...
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