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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Greywolf - napa

GW, chime in that you and the girls are OK!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
A+ for the Contour. Lane splitting 880 through...

A+ for the Contour. Lane splitting 880 through Berkeley is not for the faint of heart.
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Great information - that puts the parts and brand...

Great information - that puts the parts and brand components right up front. I will check it out!
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Thanks for the good info guys. I do want to try...

Thanks for the good info guys. I do want to try to keep it fairly compact. the Fire Supression service for C02 filling is perfect, I did not even make that conenction. Simple enough there.

I...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Searching for Man Cave Keg (CO2) Solutions

So with all the forums' grand experience, I am seriously looking at a keg system, reefer and tap with C02. 15.5 Gal keg.

I can't bear to do it the Amazon cheap way without some guidance and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I'm in for the 9th. For sure the left overs in...

I'm in for the 9th. For sure the left overs in the keg will have turned by then :rofl
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Sounds fun Jenn! I grew up in that neighborhood....

Sounds fun Jenn! I grew up in that neighborhood. Since I moved along property values have soared :lol3

Alas, we have a kegger (Line 51) with crawfish, shrimp and moo-moo items going on down the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,613
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I will be happy to flake out on you lifting a...

I will be happy to flake out on you lifting a couch up four flights of stairs and have a contemporary reference too :lol3:lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,613
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Hey GW, you moved fast. Congrats.

Hey GW, you moved fast. Congrats.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,489
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Good luck with that. Make sure you don't end up...

Good luck with that. Make sure you don't end up in the bottom of a dry well with someone yelling down "put on the lotion" over and over again. :lol3 The folks you are looking for make Norman Bates...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,934
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well OP, I got a hundred pounds on you, same size...

Well OP, I got a hundred pounds on you, same size foot and I'm not particularly fat footed. I'm wearing Aplinestar scouts and they have όber room to cinch up. Especially on the lowest buckle. They...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well, the bad news is new shift has me working...

Well, the bad news is new shift has me working Sat through Tues nights.

Good news is if you FF's plan on Tuesdays you never have to see me :lol3, at least through Sept. I can make the Wed meets,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Wells Fargo in the nicer parts of town will...

Wells Fargo in the nicer parts of town will probably have a currency desk. Rates about the same as BofA, problem is BofA has to order it in. Just call around.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Matt fe2o3
So last night, early this am really, riding home...

So last night, early this am really, riding home from work I was thinking about the positioning, as I had the ultimate sweet spot once on my madstad, then I screwed with it and I have not got it...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 74,653
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Mine is fine, relay wired - over a year of use,...

Mine is fine, relay wired - over a year of use, couple things would be more-better:

1). Some kind of pre-charge,it takes a half second to make noise. Instant would be better and I would gladly...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,436
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I wear a one piece stich. Sometimes I wish I had...

I wear a one piece stich. Sometimes I wish I had a two piece, but overall I am pretty happy with the 1pc traditional Roadcrafter. Plenty of folks I know like the two piece. I can suit up in seconds...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have a madstad on my Caponord, similar enough...

I have a madstad on my Caponord, similar enough to the Vstrom. You are going to have to fiddle with the Madstad to get correct position.

Unless something has changed its bolts and screw, no super...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Sounds great - my work day ended at 5am and back...

Sounds great - my work day ended at 5am and back at it. Next month perhaps.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,909
Posted By Matt fe2o3
What was the deal with Gerbings? Did they go...

What was the deal with Gerbings? Did they go under and this the the follow-on outfit?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Have fun. Work just loaded up so have to cancel...

Have fun. Work just loaded up so have to cancel out.
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,607
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I guess I kinda helped segue this from a Klim...

I guess I kinda helped segue this from a Klim warranty thread to a what gear is better thread :freaky.....back to topic, will wait to see how KLim responds to folks in the issue and hope all works...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,607
Posted By Matt fe2o3
So you got a message from them saying they could...

So you got a message from them saying they could not find a problem and are sending them back?

That makes you happy? :huh

Each to their own, I just don't follow you here.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,607
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have Dakar's in 42 Tall. They are fine enough,...

I have Dakar's in 42 Tall. They are fine enough, I wore them for about 4 months before switching to Aerostich.

They are too tall for me... I should have ordered regular, at 6'3" and a 35 inseam I...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,338
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well each to their own on this, it is my fix, not...

Well each to their own on this, it is my fix, not Suomy's, but I use silicon spray lubricant made by Solder Seal/Gunk, only because I have a can handy and use it on the garage door rollers. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,338
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have not had any issue with water ingress...

I have not had any issue with water ingress whatsoever and I ride in the rain pretty frequently (when it actually rains).

One thing to remember is to lube the perimeter face seal - otherwise the...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,607
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Actually i don't think reasonable people will...

Actually i don't think reasonable people will find what Klim is offering any type of guarantee. I see it as just lipstick on a pig and really should not be allowed in commerce as to me it is really...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have used Robbie / Mototireguy a couple times....

I have used Robbie / Mototireguy a couple times. A Jake Wilson preferred installer.

SF BMW has high marks. A friend won't go anywhere else. Robbie will be less expensive (I think he moved shop),...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,607
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have some Klim but have pretty much replaced it...

I have some Klim but have pretty much replaced it with Aerostich. While the warranty sounds great, and the promotional tags look great, my observation is its really not worth anything unless the item...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,338
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I can say after 7/8 months of riding with the...

I can say after 7/8 months of riding with the Suomy MX Tourer that I am plenty happy. DO take a little lube to the gasket for the faceshield.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,169
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I suppose in July you could do the 395 / 190 /...

I suppose in July you could do the 395 / 190 / Trona Wildrose route, out into Trona/Ridgecrest, e.g., do the western DV panamint side, even Darwin falls walk with less risk if you time it right....
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I just bough a new pair of specs. Tried all the...

I just bough a new pair of specs. Tried all the Oakleys and ended up with Rayban frames, much nicer fit. Not cheap at all. Transitions and no-line BF.

I have worn transitions for many many years....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Oh well, CYO basketball practice for the wee one...

Oh well, CYO basketball practice for the wee one took priority tonight. Next month... Just got the scooter back up and running.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
We have an April idea yet? My scooter is...

We have an April idea yet?

My scooter is busted but should be back up and running by next week.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Castro Valley. You can ride Crow Canyon to San...

Castro Valley. You can ride Crow Canyon to San Ramon daily. Wife can catch BART to Newark. Pretty good community and Redwood road is right there as well.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I went grey on grey and it's fine. Tan was a...

I went grey on grey and it's fine. Tan was a little too blech for my taste. I would order and wait.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,714
Posted By Matt fe2o3
My Scouts are holding up fine. I give them an arm...

My Scouts are holding up fine. I give them an arm and hammer spray once in a while and leave a dryer sheet in them. No stink.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Nice Chris, I'm green with envy which is handy as...

Nice Chris, I'm green with envy which is handy as I just held it over from Monday's festivities.

:clap:clap
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 107,260
Posted By Matt fe2o3
St. Patricks Day

Is upon us and I actually have the day off.

McNally's Irish Pub on College Ave in Oakland. Good place to be.

I have corned beef sandwich duty again. The green bread with rosemary was a hit a...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Wow, nice. Not the cost I mean, but the coverage....

Wow, nice. Not the cost I mean, but the coverage.

I keep 500K CSL + 1M on the umbrella and include UI/UIM to those limits. It is not inexpensive for 3 cars and a bike.

The real shitty part of...
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