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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
Love the PDoiler

One of the best farkles I have on the Vstrom. I thought it was the best buy at $110 usd shipped at the time. There's a few discussions within the asylum; this being one of them:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
Chain Lube

[QUOTE=adverb;25512510]
Oil drip feed systems continuously lubricate the chain and use light oil that does not stick to the chain. Research has shown that oil drip feed systems provide the greatest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,306
Posted By allonsye
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/8ff279d...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/8ff279d2a3a5e717e7a8e021b77d49d2.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/15/351665342b82daf06378ebc55268753a.jpg

Riding dirt roads somewhere near...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By allonsye
Throttle body bush more than likely

If you put a finger upon the cam that the cable connects to on the inside of the t/b and the ticking goes away, the t/b bushings are worn. You'll need to replace the bushes. Fairly straightforward...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 1,012,195
Posted By allonsye
Death Valley is an awesome place this time of...

Death Valley is an awesome place this time of year. Nice pics.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,273
Posted By allonsye
Abrasion Resistance

Sorry you've personal reasons for against Motoport. I've personally tested their product. The Kevlar Mesh has saved my hide on 2 separate incidents that resulted in low-sides to me. I've found as my...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,890
Posted By allonsye
Chain Oiler - My observations

PDoiler installed a few years ago on my Weestrom - works flawlessly, excellent piece of kit. At the time was $106 usd shipped from England. He did have an ebay store at one time. It's the best value...
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,890
Posted By allonsye
Pcv

Off topic - Actually there's recent data I've read proven positive crankcase ventilation is more beneficial to (particularly m/c) internal combustion engines than not. It has to do with pressure...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,530
Posted By allonsye
[QUOTE=imgoin;22598297]http://i401.photobucket.com...

[QUOTE=imgoin;22598297]http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp98/imgoin/010E35F7-BBAA-4922-B236-476CE5C4A611-1207-00000293E8432172_zps08b89216.jpg

Monticello Utah. I change the oil about 800 miles...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-28-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,530
Posted By allonsye
Times when oil changes are not necessary

Good God! What a great way to create an undesirable event for what could otherwise have been an uneventful trip (eg post #18). Now if you were going to be out on the road for over 10k mi. OK - I get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
I'm only good for Saturday but Sunday could open...

I'm only good for Saturday but Sunday could open up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
Checking in - been a year

Any get-to-gethers/rides going on this w/e:wave I'm open to just about anything/anywhere.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By allonsye
PLUG FOR FRONTLINE - Great Place!

My g/f and I ride SW VA every Memorial Day w/e. We stopped by Frontline Eurosports sat. G/f's 1150R was developing a problem with the gas-cap not opening/unlocking. Andrew the Svc Mgr took it too it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,839
Posted By allonsye
On RR's, bikes' n gear

Nice RR David, very very nice. Your excellent photgraphy needed little captioning (as you hadn't). I've not tried those m/c only camps and want to. I did do a drive by at Blue Ridge last Jan and was...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,512
Posted By allonsye
This is how I ride after work and on the way...

This is how I ride after work and on the way home:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,512
Posted By allonsye
Other than being dry, looks to me no alignment...

Other than being dry, looks to me no alignment issues in photo above and would have likely kept going for quite a few more miles as was. All the lube in the world won't make a hoot if the splines...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,512
Posted By allonsye
:y0! Ditto!

:y0! Ditto!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
BRR and I are riding Sunday. Meeting here at...

BRR and I are riding Sunday. Meeting here at 9am:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
That's one of those there's those that have once...

That's one of those there's those that have once experiences and those that will.:lol3

Alas, there are those who no longer have their Mom's to celebrate with or who are divorced from their...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
w/e ride?

I'm up for Sunday, but not necessarily leading.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 102,512
Posted By allonsye
79k on mine and going strong. Had you ever had...

79k on mine and going strong. Had you ever had the drivetrain apart to lube the clutch splines?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,073
Posted By allonsye
Your Question Has Already Been Answered

:dealhttp://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91880 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=91880)
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=470053:deal
Did you read through...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-02-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,636
Views: 948,331
Posted By allonsye
Ohhh those pesky seals

Ahhhhh yes, reminding us all to inspect those gaskets closely before reusing them ensuring they're still serviceable. I find a good soaking of rubber bits (any on the bike) with WD40 to do wonders in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
WOW!......all those cylinders in a row. This...

WOW!......all those cylinders in a row. This harkens back to the Benelli's and CBx's of the 80's, I recall as a young lad how amazing that a m/c motor would be so long or wide and 6 (as seen in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
The funny thing is either would likely work. But...

The funny thing is either would likely work. But my vote would be on the posting of a reward :lol3

Wish I could meet you guys during those thurs evening rendezvous but I work 2nd shift during the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,899
Posted By allonsye
NAPA Auto Parts

.....their syn is very reasonably priced.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-17-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
Vstrom Foot Peg Show n Tell

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h241/allonsye/strom/stromrightpeg_zps19e276e4.jpg (http://s66.photobucket.com/user/allonsye/media/strom/stromrightpeg_zps19e276e4.jpg.html)

Left foot peg feeler:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
Augie Riding

I'm available virtually every w/e to ride; I was in the VA Blue Ridges however last w/e. If you want to "ride soon" I'm available this w/e and that of 5/3.
Paul
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
How was the camping last w/e? I'm game for this...

How was the camping last w/e? I'm game for this w/e if anyone is interested.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,921
Posted By allonsye
I stumbled upon this place yesterday. Did some...

I stumbled upon this place yesterday. Did some googling and found your thread. Thanks for helping satisfy my curiosity.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,389
Posted By allonsye
Awww Jim you silly man! Yet you were wise enough...

Awww Jim you silly man! Yet you were wise enough to have seen this as low hanging fruit of which you've made into a fortune :flugof sorts.:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
13th - 14th ride

I'll be in VA that w/e but otherwise I'd be in w/you guys Augie. Hopefully soon next time.
Paul
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By allonsye
Yes there have been. Car Bar comes to mind.

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:y0!
Back in the day, late 60's when I was just a wee lad, my Mom (she was always entrepreneurial) conspired to sell such a thing for cars. It was called Car Bar.

It consisted of a water...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 53,413
Posted By allonsye
I love my Hennessy too. I recommend anyone...

I love my Hennessy too. I recommend anyone getting one, go to the larger hex fly straight away. I store my fly in "snake-skins". That way I can deploy it in a jiffy for instant shelter in inclement...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,950
Views: 246,297
Posted By allonsye
todays interesting local CL find

http://charlotte.craigslist.org/mcy/3705756719.html
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 878
Views: 467,504
Posted By allonsye
A Serdipidous Journey of Closure

This is a most excellent ride report and expression of grieving and of healing. To truly comprehend it's depth it would take a like experience as Anna's in her loss, and as many reading this thread,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By allonsye
With the cables disconnected it's easy to...

With the cables disconnected it's easy to determine if the Bowden internals need replacing. If the pullies turn nice and freely but not wobbling about, it's likely fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By allonsye
Major Here Here:y0! on what Ewe said - twist mod,...

Major Here Here:y0! on what Ewe said - twist mod, and cable to Bowden Box (Bowden Box to TB's likely OK) and TB bushings - all worth the price of admission.

re: cable replacement - Bowden slips...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,014
Posted By allonsye
Red led

My money is on this being an LED associated w/an Autoswitch as mentioned above.
http://www.autoswitch.com/index.php

I've installed them on a GS1150 and an R1150 to operate aux lights -...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By allonsye
This is Normal - Crankcase Breathing

You know that little plug at the bottom of the breather box? Have you pulled it lately?

For an education on where a lot of oil goes check out this link and read the article published in Mar 2011...
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