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Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 115,109
Posted By VFR
Amazing!! Truly Amazing!!! :clap I keep...

Amazing!! Truly Amazing!!! :clap I keep waiting for the part when you say: That was the easy stuff--We didn't pictures of the hard parts...:lol3

Thanks for taking us along for the ride.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,356
Posted By VFR
Great report!!! Thanks for posting.

Great report!!! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,850
Posted By VFR
Great report & excellent photography. I have...

Great report & excellent photography. I have ridden most all of those roads at one time or another. In many pics I could tell exactly where you were on the road. You have a very good eye for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 171,032
Posted By VFR
That's better!! More like what they are s'posed...

That's better!! More like what they are s'posed to look like...:deal

Time for a road test shortly....

Haven't had a Wans ride report for a while. Your audience is getting nervous.
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 102,154
Posted By VFR
WOW!!! That's amazing! Being a car guy myself,...

WOW!!! That's amazing! Being a car guy myself, I really appreciate seeing that. People in those places take much better care of their cars than is done here. Those guys have some fantastic...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 171,032
Posted By VFR
Couple of pieces missing in that picture. I...

Couple of pieces missing in that picture. I don't see one piston & the bottom end. Was the little man with the hammer about to get out???

Time to put that baby back together. Summer is here &...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 31,006
Posted By VFR
The padding is placed the same as in bicycle...

The padding is placed the same as in bicycle shorts. I thought it odd when I got my first pair of those but realized they were all like that. I have a pair of riding pants that has hip padding in...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,383
Posted By VFR
I can give a testimonial for Cycle Pump. I paid...

I can give a testimonial for Cycle Pump. I paid the bucks for one after reading another thread on here about pumps. I have aired up car tires with mine & carried it during trips.

On one trip to...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By VFR
Funny you should mention that. I also have both...

Funny you should mention that. I also have both of those bags (both of the Dryspec bags) along with a couple of others. Wolfman is my fave, of course.

Bungees got here yesterday, so the Wolfman...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 31,006
Posted By VFR
GREAT!!!! You do this right after I place an...

GREAT!!!! You do this right after I place an order. Story of my life.....:lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By VFR
If those are the two small straps on the bottom...

If those are the two small straps on the bottom of the bag that clip into the roll top, they are sewn backward. I have two of those bags & they are like the second illustration. The strap should...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 31,006
Posted By VFR
I just ordered a pair of the ADV Skiveez. I will...

I just ordered a pair of the ADV Skiveez. I will test them on a couple of upcoming trips.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,383
Posted By VFR
I have that Aerostich pump. Got it because it...

I have that Aerostich pump. Got it because it takes up less space than the Cycle Pump which has aired up car tires, seated beads when others would not & been an all-around great pump.

Went to use...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 115,109
Posted By VFR
You guys are full-on amazing!!! :clap How is...

You guys are full-on amazing!!! :clap How is that the rangers always show up after you have gotten through the hard part??? How do they get across those???

I'm in this till the end. In a much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 250,330
Posted By VFR
WOW!!! I can't believe how low Lake Powell is. ...

WOW!!! I can't believe how low Lake Powell is. Went across the dam a few years ago but not since. Lake Mead is also getting very low.

I've been following this thread for some time but haven't...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 31,006
Posted By VFR
What is the difference between the Sport & Adv...

What is the difference between the Sport & Adv Skiveez??? Most of my bikes are sport bikes but I do have a Triumph Tiger. Do I need two pair & how do I tell the difference?
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 87,087
Posted By VFR
[QUOTE=elfikd;24143740]<snip> While we were...

[QUOTE=elfikd;24143740]<snip> While we were having lunch in a nice local restaurant overlooking the waves, one of the local surfers told us that the waves were a bit crappy that day but they were...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 74,594
Posted By VFR
Back home early afternoon. Finally unpacked &...

Back home early afternoon. Finally unpacked & sorted all the gear out.

Thanks to Mike, Gerg & all that helped to make this one another in a series of great events.

I think I saw those Triumph...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 74,594
Posted By VFR
I'll be riding in on mine. :deal Unlike all you...

I'll be riding in on mine. :deal Unlike all you big money ffs that can afford to truck your bikes up there.....:lol3 I talked to them about throwing in some schwag when they did my seat.

Save me...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,392
Posted By VFR
What an amazing report & pictures!!! I had...

What an amazing report & pictures!!! I had absolutely no clue anything like that was in the area. Rode over the mountain a few times before the interstate--pretty inhospitable road during those...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 115,109
Posted By VFR
Great videos and amazing adventure!!! Thanks a...

Great videos and amazing adventure!!! Thanks a lot for the effort. This one is right up at the top for sure. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By VFR
You can camp at River Park in Lompoc. On 246...

You can camp at River Park in Lompoc. On 246 just to the right of Hwy 1 & 246 intersection. They have a small tent camping section, hot showers--$10.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 84,636
Posted By VFR
Just read this whole thread. Strange thing--no...

Just read this whole thread. Strange thing--no one mentioned the Coleman Bio-Wipes. Pack of 50 for less than $4. Great for a quick clean up or when stealth camping. Keep one in your tank bag to...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,478
Posted By VFR
I've seen several pics of that setup. I put mine...

I've seen several pics of that setup. I put mine that way once to try it but don't like the idea of packs extending past the rear wheel.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,478
Posted By VFR
Mellow & I have a lot of the same gear--tent,...

Mellow & I have a lot of the same gear--tent, mattress, pillow & D66 combo packs. The tent in the video was a Marmot Limelight but we have both switched to Mountainsmith Morrisons this year. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By VFR
I'm a softbag guy with a VFR. I have Roadgear,...

I'm a softbag guy with a VFR. I have Roadgear, Wolfman & Nelson-Rigg bags & duffles. They all work well & are varied depending on what I am taking at the time. I also alternate using the straps...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 87,064
Posted By VFR
Do you have a vent for the air to escape??? ...

Do you have a vent for the air to escape??? Molds usually have an input & several vents for air to escape hard-to-get-to places. This ensures that the mold material gets into everywhere it should....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 74,594
Posted By VFR
That one is gone. He sold it and the GS.

That one is gone. He sold it and the GS.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By VFR
Well, since you're not going to WARPED, how about...

Well, since you're not going to WARPED, how about pm-ing me when you think about these things & maybe I can make one or two.... I don't look through this section too much.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 74,594
Posted By VFR
About Time!!! I only reminded you over two weeks...

About Time!!! I only reminded you over two weeks ago.....:deal

See ya there
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By VFR
No chance of making this one for me. Bummer. At...

No chance of making this one for me. Bummer. At least I'l see some of you at WARPED.

Enjoy,
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 104,637
Posted By VFR
Nah... The appreciations go the other way!!! ...

Nah... The appreciations go the other way!!! I'm sure not doing this stuff and a Wans RR is the best!!! :deal :clap

What a ride!!!
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 104,637
Posted By VFR
+2777!!! Been in since the start! Another in...

+2777!!! Been in since the start! Another in the long list of fantastic Wan RRs. Insane riding abilities--scares me to watch. Thanks for all the hard work.:deal
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 230,701
Posted By VFR
Well, the Death Valley test run is over & the...

Well, the Death Valley test run is over & the seat passed!! Much more comfortable than the other one. Got a couple more mods coming but I think I will ride this bike to Bryce Canyon. That should...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 230,701
Posted By VFR
Add me to the satisfied customer list.:deal I...

Add me to the satisfied customer list.:deal I called last week about a seat for my Tiger 1050 & made an appointment for yesterday. Rode out there and they installed seat while I waited. I took the...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 37,249
Posted By VFR
My new Dyna Plug kit arrived on Friday just...

My new Dyna Plug kit arrived on Friday just before I left for a weekend camping trip. The guys I showed it to on the trip were very impressed.

Off to Death Valley camping this weekend.

Thanks...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 87,064
Posted By VFR
Whoever did the crimps on the wires on that...

Whoever did the crimps on the wires on that terminal strip shouldn't even be allowed near anything electrical.:deal

That one had about every mistake that could be made....:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,764
Posted By VFR
I saw that Sport thread after I posted. Read all...

I saw that Sport thread after I posted. Read all 47 pages of it. Most was a totally unnecessary discussion on the wiring--mostly wrong.... The link to how the guy installed the lights was the best...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,764
Posted By VFR
I just tuned back in to see if there was anything...

I just tuned back in to see if there was anything new--seems there is!!!

There is a thread on Tiger1050 forum that covers this. It involves separating the headlight. Not an operation for the...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,963
Posted By VFR
Since you are a KLR rider, you need a dry bag...

Since you are a KLR rider, you need a dry bag that will fit into your milk crate....:rofl

Myself, I ride sport bikes, except for my Tiger 1050, so I need something that can attach to the bike...
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