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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,204
Posted By Zortose
Winter is rough but it does look beautiful. The...

Winter is rough but it does look beautiful.
The cold doesn't bother me so I ride regularly until snow falls. After that I only ride if the roads aren't covered in ice.

Living in metro Detroit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,743
Posted By Zortose
Glad you found a helmet. Hope it works out for...

Glad you found a helmet. Hope it works out for you.
Sorry for the thread shitting.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,743
Posted By Zortose
Why? I have insurance and rarely use it. Health...

Why? I have insurance and rarely use it. Health insurance and bike insurance with medical. The amount I've paid in unused premiums should cover all but the worst of outcomes. For the worst of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,743
Posted By Zortose
My experience with insurance companies has...

My experience with insurance companies has nothing to do with Hollywood movies. It comes from dealing with insurance companies. I don't want to get political here and I'm done thread shitting.

My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,743
Posted By Zortose
I wear a helmet. But I'm not going to tell you...

I wear a helmet. But I'm not going to tell you to.
Lane splitting? Hell yes.
And I sometimes ride in dangerous conditions, like traffic.:eek1

I'm not a complete anarchist. I do believe we need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,743
Posted By Zortose
God damn there's a lot of know it all, self...

God damn there's a lot of know it all, self righteous wannabe intellectuals here.

I have an idea.

Wear what ever the fuck you want to. Whether it's for comfort, safety or even fashion, if...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 48,737
Posted By Zortose
The first 2500mi I ran 36psi. But after...

The first 2500mi I ran 36psi. But after noticeable wear, I went up to the max recommended pressure based on info in another forum. Got about the same wear.
Btw, I'm about 250lbs riding a heavy bike.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 48,737
Posted By Zortose
I ran 40psi just like it said on the sidewall. ...

I ran 40psi just like it said on the sidewall.

The tire looks collapsed because it is flat in that pic. I just wanted to get a pic before the Karoo 3 was put on.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 2,865,713
Posted By Zortose
No one has mentioned a Kelly Kettle yet. Uses...

No one has mentioned a Kelly Kettle yet.
Uses anything that burns (sticks, twigs, pinecones, etc) for fuel and boils water in 5-10 minutes.
Needs a little more babysitting and packs a little...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 48,737
Posted By Zortose
Just pulled a Mitas E07 rear after having a...

Just pulled a Mitas E07 rear after having a mystery flat on the Scrambler.
Here's what it looked like after 4000miles. Still a few miles left but it wasn't going to make it to the 9000mi others were...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
Glad to see you got your jacket! Enjoy!

Glad to see you got your jacket!

Enjoy!
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 2,865,713
Posted By Zortose
2spot has it right, it's a Kelly kettle. Carries...

2spot has it right, it's a Kelly kettle. Carries and boils 40oz of water in about 5 minutes. Uses leaves, sticks or anything that will burn, as fuel. Comes with a small grate and the fire pan can be...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 2,865,713
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-ddbGp9J/0/L/i-...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-ddbGp9J/0/L/i-ddbGp9J-L.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-BRvzkJ7/0/L/i-BRvzkJ7-L.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-zVRdNnQ/0/L/i-zVRdNnQ-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 534,456
Posted By Zortose
Two weeks ago. ...

Two weeks ago.
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-59FqW4G/1/X2/i-59FqW4G-X2.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
This what my Nelson was doing. It was more than...

This what my Nelson was doing. It was more than just the sleeve.
There were seams in other locations that were looking like the seams in this photo....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
I got it...

I got it here>>>http://www.ebay.com/itm/290962120962?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&var=590151875437&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
They also have a store website they sell from too....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Zortose
Jackets for SALE

I'm a dumbass, Moved to FLEA MARKET and sizes added to descriptions.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
Looks like I did win, got my jacket today. ...

Looks like I did win, got my jacket today.
Really like the Burke and Wills. Dig the collar fastener, snaps up the front and the belt is manageable enough to use.

Hope you get your coat soon.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
You will win that race! My estimated delivery is...

You will win that race! My estimated delivery is may12-17th. Great price on the Nelson, btw. Unfortunately, I wear a xxl so they would go broke if they gave that much fabric away at that price, haha.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
Well, after almost 4 years, my Kakadu Nelson is...

Well, after almost 4 years, my Kakadu Nelson is really starting to show some wear. I have some areas that need repair and are letting in water. After checking into repair prices it made more sense to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,206
Posted By Zortose
The worst thing is the constant distraction it...

The worst thing is the constant distraction it presents when not doing it.
I find I spend so much time day dreaming about riding that I sometimes have a hard time doing other things, like work.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Zortose
No experience with the pants but I have the...

No experience with the pants but I have the jacket. I don't have many miles in it because its a little snug. :rofl
The miles I do have in it have been warm, cold and rain miles. It has decent vents...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
There a re a couple of ways to do this. Here's...

There a re a couple of ways to do this. Here's one way.
http://youtu.be/pGq81usnzQU

This way seems easier (and equally effective) than how I did mine. And it seems like a better way to make sure...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
I understand. That's exactly why I bought the...

I understand. That's exactly why I bought the Kakadu back then.
Well, that and because it was a nice jacket.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
http://www.speedwear.co.uk/waxed-cotton-motorcycle...

http://www.speedwear.co.uk/waxed-cotton-motorcycle-jackets-c-12.html?sesid=9donc1g76acs7jj28l2jqhr8i4

More options.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
Nice! I may have to pick up a new one.

Nice! I may have to pick up a new one.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,620
Posted By Zortose
Check this thread, lots of info....

Check this thread, lots of info. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627474&page=3

I've had mine for about 3 years now. It's been reproofed twice, a few stitches here and there but is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 112,138
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-MmF3FJ...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-MmF3FJG/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 170,007
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHL...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHLq/0/M/image-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 134,785
Posted By Zortose
My stable. Black is new black. ...

My stable. Black is new black.

https://post.craigslist.org/imagepreview/00c0c_3Oz6v7CxftN_600x450.jpg
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-07-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By Zortose
I have the Renntec rack and love it. Heavy duty...

I have the Renntec rack and love it. Heavy duty and bigger than it looks without taking away from the looks of the bike. Renntec also makes a hard top case that mounts on the rack. Instant backrest....
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 09-01-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By Zortose
Here's one from yesterday. ...

Here's one from yesterday.
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-msgrQ6n/0/M/CA_08311315394413-M.jpg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-16-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By Zortose
Thanks. Sounds like great memories. I bought...

Thanks. Sounds like great memories.
I bought the scram to ride while I worked on my BMW R100gs that is currently down. I'm really impressed with how well the Triumph handles the fire roads and two...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 08-11-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22,590
Views: 6,817,432
Posted By Zortose
My new 2013 ...

My new 2013
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-9QVGHgj/0/M/CA_08111314082689-M.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHLq/0/M/image-M.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 903,330
Posted By Zortose
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Special

https://photos-6.dropbox.com/t/0/AACbo7rwZY_5UVqtr6DdjE7wxQ6gI2YUQTm5-IxAvtb89w/12/177154338/jpeg/1024x768/3/1369796400/0/2/2013-05-16%2019.25.17-1.jpg/mLOIj3SI0Svq-F7GrkFQKQw7okuA0G-H8jopu_aNLMQ
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 974,022
Posted By Zortose
I rode by there about a month ago, there was a...

I rode by there about a month ago, there was a white official looking truck parked at the bottom of that hill near the gravel pile. There was corn growing in almost all of the empty lots around...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 974,022
Posted By Zortose
Don't know of McBikers but I'm willing to learn...

Don't know of McBikers but I'm willing to learn the secret handshake as long as I can keep my shirt on.:lol3
Are you guys still riding? I usually ride alone but most of my riding lately has been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11,998
Views: 974,022
Posted By Zortose
Question Where is this Scrambles area you speak of?:ear

Where is this Scrambles area you speak of?:ear
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By Zortose
Thanks for the offer. I'll see what I need after...

Thanks for the offer. I'll see what I need after I open it up.
In the meantime I ordered this...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290390131270&viewitem=&vxp=mtr#ht_2148wt_1398
...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By Zortose
Thanks, I'll pull it apart tonight. I assume it...

Thanks, I'll pull it apart tonight. I assume it will be obvious when I open it up if it's the magnets?
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