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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,478
Posted By Rhombic
I was underwhelmed by the Gripsters that were on...

I was underwhelmed by the Gripsters that were on my GSPD when I bought it. I don't have a lot to compare them to but I didn't think they were as capable for my riding, especially in the rain, as the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 403,304
Posted By Rhombic
West Garafraxa Township

http://rhombic.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-PsLQJNC/0/L/bridgeout10oc08003smwv4-L.jpg (http://rhombic.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-PsLQJNC/A)

My first time "off road", on Tourance's no less. I...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,037
Posted By Rhombic
Took my GSPD to 165kph (GPS) to see what it was...

Took my GSPD to 165kph (GPS) to see what it was like. I thought it was okay, but definitely not something I'll be doing regularly.
Forum: Canada 09-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rhombic
FFS. Due to circumstances beyond my control I...

FFS. Due to circumstances beyond my control I will not be making it tonight. Sorry.
Forum: Canada 09-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rhombic
No real difference in distance for me either. I...

No real difference in distance for me either. I haven't been to St George in quite a while so I'd lean towards meeting there.
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,543
Posted By Rhombic
Hey Lornce I expect I'll be able to make this.

Hey Lornce I expect I'll be able to make this.
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By Rhombic
Is that USD or CAD? Just kidding. I expect to be...

Is that USD or CAD? Just kidding. I expect to be able to make it.
Forum: Canada 08-19-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,543
Posted By Rhombic
Thumb Dsp!

Thank you DSP! Looking forward to checking out your new store. Imagine. There was free food and not one KLR in the parking lot. :lol3

It was good seeing everyone. Hope there will be another one...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Rhombic
Hey, welcome to the asylum. Bike was at the...

Hey, welcome to the asylum. Bike was at the bottom of a 50' driveway. Think about it. It would take only one minute to back a pick-up down a driveway get out a ramp and load the bike on the truck,...
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Rhombic
Unfortunately it would be a fluke if I ever got...

Unfortunately it would be a fluke if I ever got it back. It leaves a hole that's for sure, but hey, shit happens. It's gone and it sucks and I'll get over it. Eventually.
Forum: Canada 08-14-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Rhombic
Hi Lornce. I am very much enjoying the GSPD. I've...

Hi Lornce. I am very much enjoying the GSPD. I've put over 4500 miles on it so far. I'll be doing another oil change this weekend, just oil, no filter.

I had the KLR on kijiji, no street address,...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By Rhombic
Cry stolen KLR

Hey folks had my 05 KLR stolen out of my driveway Monday afternoon. The thieves were not very bright because they took the mostly stock 05 with 64k miles on it and not the low mileage fully farkled...
Forum: Canada 08-01-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,656
Posted By Rhombic
If I hadn't already promised my daughter I'd take...

If I hadn't already promised my daughter I'd take her to the US next weekend I'd be in. Looks to be my kind of trip. I'm looking forward to hearing about it. If there's others doing this trip, or...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,041
Posted By Rhombic
On my KLR I had a spot and a flood of the LED...

On my KLR I had a spot and a flood of the LED lights sold by a fellow in the vendors forum. They were ok, the spot made a difference spotting critters lurking in the ditch and the flood for...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,041
Posted By Rhombic
Bump?

Nothing like bumping an eight year old thread:clap Looking to add lights to my '92GSPD and wondering if there's anything new.
Forum: Canada 07-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rhombic
I'm up for some gravel or no winter maintenance...

I'm up for some gravel or no winter maintenance roads up your way or even a little further north, say Mount Forest or Durham. Sent you a pm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,790
Posted By Rhombic
horn

Because of my work hours and my 25 mile commute through farm land I often find myself riding at prime deer strike periods. I ride slower and when I see deer close enough to the road that they might...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,247
Posted By Rhombic
This is what it I found it to be like here in...

This is what it I found it to be like here in Ontario when I was shopping for an airhead this past winter. Even 30 year old high mileage R80's were being snapped up at prices you would have thought...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rhombic
That is a good idea and I will pick up a couple...

That is a good idea and I will pick up a couple of those when I have a chance.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rhombic
Ok. Here's where I am. I put a voltmeter on the...

Ok. Here's where I am. I put a voltmeter on the red and then the green, grey and grey w/ blue wires where they come out of the main(?) loom. 12.6v on each. Anyone know if this is the way it should...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rhombic
some progress...

I wish it was that easy. Took the fairing off, checked everything under there, looked ok. Checked that big plug, felt secure, separated it, hosed it down with contact cleaner added dielectric grease...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rhombic
thanks for the ideas

I might try and get to this tonight after work if Mrs Rhombic doesn't have plans for me. I will update the thread with my findings.

Thanks again for the input.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rhombic
92 GSPD trouble

Yesterday my 92 GSPD died as I was pulling away from an intersection after about a mile of stop and go traffic. No joy from starter button or horn, no headlight, brake light, taillight, warning...
Forum: Canada 05-28-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rhombic
Sounds like a blast. I enjoy riding up that way....

Sounds like a blast. I enjoy riding up that way. Unfortunately I'm on nights that weekend dammit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,275
Posted By Rhombic
Road closed, no outlet, not a through road,...

Road closed, no outlet, not a through road, bridge out, no winter maintenance beyond this point etc just make me think "oh yeah, we'll see about that!" I've had to turn around at times but also...
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,568
Posted By Rhombic
This is pretty much what I have for my detached...

This is pretty much what I have for my detached garage. I also added sand and charcoal to the bucket. Has worked without issue for years.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By Rhombic
gortex socks might be the answer

One of the best gifts I ever received was a pair of goretex socks. Made leaky shoes and boots a non issue.
Forum: Canada 02-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rhombic
I have done lots of riding in north Wellington...

I have done lots of riding in north Wellington Country and south Grey County. If you haven't already, get a back road map book; it'll come in handy.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Rhombic
You airhead people are great. Thanks. I hope to...

You airhead people are great. Thanks. I hope to be in touch soon.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Rhombic
This is good to know. Where the KLR could go and...

This is good to know. Where the KLR could go and where I could go on it aren't quite the same. I don't have the skills to get too adventurous so I think the ST would be okay for almost everywhere I'd...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Rhombic
Thanks! I'll read that thread before I ask any...

Thanks! I'll read that thread before I ask any more questions.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By Rhombic
couple of R80ST questions

I'm considering an 83 R80ST for my first airhead. I've learned this is the street version of the g/s, it is a nice handling bike and not really common.

Will guards, racks etc made for the g/s fit...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,187
Posted By Rhombic
I use a BlueSea 5025 wired directly and put it in...

I use a BlueSea 5025 wired directly and put it in the fairing rather than under the seat. Running off it I have my GPS, auxiliary lights and an auxiliary socket. Heated grips and voltmeter are on a...
Forum: Canada 12-12-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 38,719
Posted By Rhombic
I think ya got talent. Taught me how to do a fork...

I think ya got talent. Taught me how to do a fork service, for which I am very appreciative. The knowledge has come in handy.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By Rhombic
Why not both?

My first oil change every season I'll use a paper filter, every one after that I use a stainless filter. As I understand it, a paper filter may catch particles that would pass through a stainless...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 715,579
Posted By Rhombic
WTB Blackhawks tickets

I'm a 50 year old life-long Blackhawks fan. My brother (49) is a life-long Bruins fan. We need tickets. Or one ticket for me and my brother can watch the game on TV. Any game, any seat (almost)....
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,044
Posted By Rhombic
Roll on Down the Highway and Not Fragile both by...

Roll on Down the Highway and Not Fragile both by Bachman Turner Overdrive.
Forum: Canada 04-08-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 112,543
Posted By Rhombic
well doesn't that suck

Take care Scott; hope you heal quickly. Does this mean you're getting a Ural?
Forum: Canada 04-08-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By Rhombic
If I wasn't working 700-700 days I'd take you up...

If I wasn't working 700-700 days I'd take you up on that Craig. Maybe the next one.
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By Rhombic
In my Scotoiler I've used ATF, chainsaw bar oil...

In my Scotoiler I've used ATF, chainsaw bar oil and the Scotoiler oil. In my experience the Scotoiler oil flung the least, the ATF the most, but they all work. Some are messier than others.
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