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Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By Boondox
Barley's cancer is in remission (halfway thru...

Barley's cancer is in remission (halfway thru chemo) and we're hoping the stars and planets align so he can have a spot in this one. :D
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,161
Posted By Boondox
I buy really nice lenses: a fast wide angle prime...

I buy really nice lenses: a fast wide angle prime and an 18-200 zoom for versatility. And then I buy a middle of the road DSLR figuring the camera will be an antique in a couple of years, but the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,364
Posted By Boondox
Stowe, but in the process of escaping to...

Stowe, but in the process of escaping to Craftsbury Common.

I've been able to commute a few times, but still way too much ice on the shaded back roads to deal with. Wicked long winter this year!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,212
Posted By Boondox
I had high hopes late last year when Vermont...

I had high hopes late last year when Vermont passed a law banning the use of hand held devices while driving. But it's not enforced. Cops drive right past folks texting or yapping on their phones...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Boondox
Give Jerry Skene a call or send him an email....

Give Jerry Skene a call or send him an email. He's extremely responsive and knows his products inside and out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 72,545
Views: 6,076,515
Posted By Boondox
Jeez, Mark, someone just posted a link to this...

Jeez, Mark, someone just posted a link to this thread! I'd never seen it before! Probably because I didn't really log in much till I got home a couple weeks later, and by then it had scrolled off the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Boondox
Travels with Barley: 2014 summer trip

I'm not sure what this year will bring with him on chemo and his immune system a bit down, but whatever it is we'll have a blast together even if only on local day trips. But here is a link to our...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-09-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By Boondox
I tried them both and didn't like the feel. Ended...

I tried them both and didn't like the feel. Ended up using baseball bat wrap on my grips and love it! (Don't use the stuff for tennis rackets as that is designed to absorb sweat; they stay wet for...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,606
Posted By Boondox
Truth in this. Asbestos is a health hazard if it...

Truth in this. Asbestos is a health hazard if it goes airborne as micro fibers. Keeping it wet and contained mitigates that risk. Also I believe the code changed in the mid-80s. '86 I believe is when...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,587
Posted By Boondox
I haven't had this problem. I mounted a brand new...

I haven't had this problem. I mounted a brand new front K60 on my heavily loaded sidecar rig, rode a total of 9300 miles from Vermont to the West coast and back (the scenic way), and lost a total of...
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By Boondox
Claude answered all questions as I would have,...

Claude answered all questions as I would have, except since I ride with a dog the top is stowed under his memory foam mattress when not in use. It has been absolutely watertight in some pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,840
Posted By Boondox
Red for the port side and green for starboard

Red for the port side and green for starboard
Forum: Hacks 01-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,530
Posted By Boondox
God I wish Barley could have made it into that...

God I wish Barley could have made it into that movie! He's been off his game lately and the vet oncologist is suspecting early cancer. :cry

Paws crossed for the little guy, but he's getting pretty...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6,645
Views: 1,190,379
Posted By Boondox
Jim, are the cops okay with the use of blue? Up...

Jim, are the cops okay with the use of blue? Up here they frown on it. I think it's their club color.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,950
Posted By Boondox
OP, sent you a PM

OP, sent you a PM
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,508
Posted By Boondox
Jim - have you had a chance to compare them in...

Jim - have you had a chance to compare them in the dirt, mud, etc?
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Boondox
Thanks. I really need to finish the 2013 trip so...

Thanks. I really need to finish the 2013 trip so folks know we made it home safe and sound from Oregon. Also need to add the 2014 trip thru OH Amish country and up the UP.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,225
Posted By Boondox
I don't think my wife would let me go...

I don't think my wife would let me go...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,950
Posted By Boondox
Depends on what kind of riding you do. On the...

Depends on what kind of riding you do. On the backroads (dirt) I find the RDL wings get in the way of me trying to shift myself back while going down steep inclines. For long road trips I use the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-26-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,288
Posted By Boondox
Do you have some links? Reason I'm asking is I...

Do you have some links? Reason I'm asking is I find Basecamp remarkably easy to use. If there's something even easier I'd love to check it out.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,288
Posted By Boondox
I love my Zumo 660 except for one thing. When I...

I love my Zumo 660 except for one thing. When I exceed the speed limit by even 1mph the easy to read white on grey speed changes to low contrast red on grey which is impossible to see in daylight....
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By Boondox
Whatever you do, don't try to see it all on one...

Whatever you do, don't try to see it all on one trip. There is a lot of awesome in America, and trying to cram it all into one trip pretty much means you'll be rushed and not really enjoying the...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By Boondox
At least he warns. When Barley is excited he...

At least he warns. When Barley is excited he grabs things that dangle and hangs on for dear life. After the second buxom lass he latched onto, I now carry a tennis ball in my tank bag. Whenever a...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By Boondox
Ned's comment about risk-benefit analysis is spot...

Ned's comment about risk-benefit analysis is spot on. Just as we are all different (disregarding a few shared quirks), each dog is different as well. Also, points of view change with age and...
Forum: Hacks 12-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,059
Posted By Boondox
Hannigan Dual Sport. The subframe and sway bar...

Hannigan Dual Sport. The subframe and sway bar have since been heavily modified by Claude Stanley. Made a huge difference in performance on mountain twisties!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,825
Posted By Boondox
This, and MachineArt Moto's customer support is...

This, and MachineArt Moto's customer support is phenomenal. At the St Paul rally they tracked me down to let me know they had noticed my Avant front mudguard was loose. Since they had tools in their...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,465
Posted By Boondox
4 years and 60k miles. Still my fave helmet of...

4 years and 60k miles. Still my fave helmet of all time though I do prefer my Arai XD3 off road. And Schuberth customer support is stellar!
Forum: Hacks 11-30-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,059
Posted By Boondox
So my buddy can come with me... ...

So my buddy can come with me...

http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq164/TadcasterDog/Leaving.jpg (http://s444.photobucket.com/user/TadcasterDog/media/Leaving.jpg.html)
Forum: Americas 11-27-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By Boondox
26 along the western coast thru Eagle harbor is...

26 along the western coast thru Eagle harbor is great! The view from Brockway Mtn is interesting especially if there are ships on the lake, and the trip to the top from the east side is nicely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,802
Posted By Boondox
A question for the Europeans: Do you have large...

A question for the Europeans: Do you have large groups over there who ride slower than the limit and try to impede passing, or is that a uniquely American thing?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,256
Views: 113,827
Posted By Boondox
Tulliver, five years old tomorrow ...

Tulliver, five years old tomorrow

http://i444.photobucket.com/albums/qq164/TadcasterDog/Dogs/Tullamore/19May201302_zps86a557de.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,687
Posted By Boondox
I agree with the others. I will ride in temps...

I agree with the others. I will ride in temps well below freezing, but only if the roads are dry, i.e., the roads were clear and dry on my commute home (car) the previous day and there's been no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,723
Posted By Boondox
This. My bikes are quiet as sewing machines, but...

This. My bikes are quiet as sewing machines, but to the general public we're all the same.
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,530
Posted By Boondox
Got my DVD yesterday. Great packaging!...

Got my DVD yesterday. Great packaging! Unfortunately my DVD player is on the fritz! :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,131
Posted By Boondox
Riding cross country on the Interstate is hardly...

Riding cross country on the Interstate is hardly an adventure! Like many here, I avoid the slab unless I really need to cover ground quickly, as in outrunning a big storm coming up behind me....
Forum: Hacks 10-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,267
Posted By Boondox
Claude is as honest and upfront as they come....

Claude is as honest and upfront as they come. Call Freedom. Talk to him. Mention your budget. He doesn't show prices on his Webpage because it's hard to standardize prices on custom work, but he has...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By Boondox
It's just you

It's just you
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,313
Posted By Boondox
Obstructing traffic?

Obstructing traffic?
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,977
Posted By Boondox
Good thing you mentioned the flag. I was about to...

Good thing you mentioned the flag. I was about to tell you that port and starboard were reversed!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,536
Posted By Boondox
Isn't Florida a Stand Your Ground state? :deal

Isn't Florida a Stand Your Ground state? :deal
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