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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-03-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By hardybaker
Buy and live in Deer Park and drive to Baytown to...

Buy and live in Deer Park and drive to Baytown to work. Twenty minute drive. If you do, you'll thank me some day.
Forum: Hacks 07-23-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,892
Posted By hardybaker
Elio

Eilo will be doing their display in Katy, Texas this Thursday and Friday. As was said, I'll be keeping my money in my pocket till the machines start flowing.
Forum: Hacks 07-17-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By hardybaker
Left or right side.

Yea, I'm kind of like Cleatusj, I try to see where each poster is from. Yesterday I was reading and someone from down South, and I don't mean South Texas, which is a country in itself, but down in...
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 23,978
Posted By hardybaker
I wish you were my neighbor.

I wish you were my neighbor.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,259
Posted By hardybaker
I've heard good hints about this small rally. I...

I've heard good hints about this small rally. I sent my money in. Hope to see you there.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,198
Posted By hardybaker
To cruise or not to cruise

Like Ranger Ron, I installed the electronic Rostra cruise control on my 2012 650 Vstrom. Works perfect. I use it EVERY time I ride. When I set the cruise on, I don't have to keep watching the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By hardybaker
Kayaking and riding.

I sold my GSi and my main ride is a new 650 Vstrom. I made my trailer hitch. I pull a Yakama aluminum kayak trailer,at 110 lbs., and I used a "heim" joint as my connector. Bushtec trailer uses the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
Heading that way again in the morning.

Heading that way again in the morning.
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,275
Posted By hardybaker
?????

Where did you buy those Allen headed fasteners?
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-15-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,710
Posted By hardybaker
Rostra

Have you started the install yet? I will soon be doing the same Rostra install on my 2012 Vstrom. Many have done this on the older stroms, but the 2012 and completely different throttle bodies. ANY...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3,568
Views: 645,103
Posted By hardybaker
Hard Bags? Al Jesse Luggage make it for the 2012...

Hard Bags? Al Jesse Luggage make it for the 2012 650 Vstrom. I rode 1200 miles to his place and I was his "donor" bike. His quality is superb. The fit was spot on. My eight inch wide panniers...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By hardybaker
hitch

I made a hitch for my 2012 Suzuki 650 Vstrom out of one inch tubing. I don't have a heavy duty bender, so I mitered the angles. I have made it so that I can pull my Uni-go or my Bushtec trailer. The...
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 83,143
Posted By hardybaker
That's my bike. (pictured above) What a fantastic...

That's my bike. (pictured above) What a fantastic product. This will be my third or forth set of Al Jesse Bags. You can't go wrong with Jesse bags. Hardy
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,044
Posted By hardybaker
If you get a hack rig, you'll wonder why aren't...

If you get a hack rig, you'll wonder why aren't their thousands and thousands more folks "hacking" than their are. Hacks are five times the fun factor than a solo bike.
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,549
Posted By hardybaker
I too am admiring your rig as I want to mount my...

I too am admiring your rig as I want to mount my California s/c to my 09 DR650. Will you please show closer-up pictures of the four mounts? Espically the one at the oil cooler. Thanks for the effort...
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,339
Posted By hardybaker
I rode there from Texas,(not with my hack) and...

I rode there from Texas,(not with my hack) and the heat was unreal. We left the rally early because we were melting. Wrong time of the year to have a rally. Saw a lot of hacks and people drinking...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,151
Posted By hardybaker
Light

I needed a white running light for the rear of my kayak. I used the same flashlight, but I cut a round hole in a ping pong ball just large enough to fit the end of the flashlight into the pp ball....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
The rally

It's for anyone that wants to attend. There was a Bergman with a hack and a couple of other scooters, but a lot of us "old timers" use the term "scooter" for a motorcycle. Put this event on your...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-28-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18,604
Views: 929,283
Posted By hardybaker
Today

Tom,
Several of us are doing lunch at the Brenham airport around 11:30.
Forum: Hacks 11-26-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,150
Posted By hardybaker
Howdy, When you get your hack problems sorted...

Howdy,
When you get your hack problems sorted out, Lets meet-up at Yankees in Carlos, TX. and we'll talk hacks.( I'll ride mine too.) Hardy
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,390
Posted By hardybaker
I do this very often in my duplexes. Cover it...

I do this very often in my duplexes. Cover it with thinset and lay the tile. You'll never have a problem. HB
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,961
Posted By hardybaker
The front universal QUICKLY (within ten...

The front universal QUICKLY (within ten miles),went out at 52k on my 05 gs. My R1000 gspd had one go out too. While I was talking with Bruno, the drive shaft guru, I asked, and he said when people...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-17-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
You'd be wise to mark this event on your calender...

You'd be wise to mark this event on your calender for next year. It's "a sleeper." Small, and done very well. HB
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-17-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By hardybaker
Tour the tabasco factory on Avery Island. It's...

Tour the tabasco factory on Avery Island. It's time well spent.
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,469
Posted By hardybaker
Put a good pair of Leatherman pliers on your...

Put a good pair of Leatherman pliers on your "pants" belt , and it will do you well. Leave your other pliers at home.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-10-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
Tom, Meeting in Huntsville, TX. Friday...

Tom,
Meeting in Huntsville, TX. Friday morning at 09:00, at the Mc Donalds on Hwy 30 & I45. A good time will be had. The more the merrier. Hardy
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-09-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
Swamp scooter Rally.

Sure nough. I was hoping somebody else was going to be there. I am going for sure with one of my riding buddies.(arriving early Friday afternoon.) I've heard good times are in store for us. Tent...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,581
Posted By hardybaker
System

I ran 1 inch pvc with bleed drops everywhere I could put them. I used a four foot piece of rubber high pressure hose to connect the compressor to the pvc header. That was ten years ago and still no...
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,642
Posted By hardybaker
??

What kind of drill bit do you use that is good enough to drill thru a hammer head? I go thru drill bits like kids go thru drinking straws. And yes, I libricate the bits with oil too. Help me out here.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,625
Posted By hardybaker
I have been doing the high vis gear for years....

I have been doing the high vis gear for years. But, my yellow motolights, mounted low on the forks are "an eye opener" for oncomming traffic. HB
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,036
Posted By hardybaker
I have used these switches several places....

I have used these switches several places. They're great. To mount them, I just put a spot of sealant on the back side of the switch and tape it in place until the glue dries. I have never had one of...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,143
Posted By hardybaker
Help me out here please.

I saw a lift at Sturgis a couple of years ago that the wheel clamp was pneumatic operated. Yep. While still on the bike tap a valve on the lift deck and the wheel is clamped. Does anyone know where I...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,088
Posted By hardybaker
For a heat source use a forced air space...

For a heat source use a forced air space heater.(the fan is 120 vac.) The type that has a 5 gallon kerosene tank on the bottom. Heat slowly and attempt to bend often. It's the best method I've...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,833
Posted By hardybaker
West Marine used to sell a product that worked...

West Marine used to sell a product that worked great is this kind of application. I put 316ss screws in my sailboats aluminum mast and two years later, after being in a salt water enviornment, the...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,822
Posted By hardybaker
Stand on the pegs if possible.

Stand on the pegs if possible.
Forum: Hacks 06-26-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,646
Posted By hardybaker
Ooops

Disreguard the pm I sent you. I just finished reading these posts and now I realize you bought a rig. Ride South a ways and lets meet for lunch or dinner after you get your rig. Still go by Perrys...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,998
Posted By hardybaker
It seems high to me.

Several months ago Hank had 470 or 480K on his 1100gs and still running strong.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-14-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18,604
Views: 929,283
Posted By hardybaker
Sidecars and friends in East Texas,

May 22nd in Cushing, Texas at the Seventh Street cafe at eleven. I have been told that there is a Ural rally about fifty miles away in Longview. We will probablly ride there too. Thanks, Hardy Baker
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,602
Posted By hardybaker
Bob

And I can vounh for the above post.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-02-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,624
Posted By hardybaker
About moving to "the republic of Texas"

Well,, what do you think partner? ps, and we don't rent pigs.
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