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Forum: Hacks 08-20-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I rock 2 2 gallon cans (usually 1 gas, 1 water)...

I rock 2 2 gallon cans (usually 1 gas, 1 water) on the side of my tub. I use the rotopax backing plate. Works a treat on a metal tub.
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,597
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I imagine dramatic music. Jay and Claude...

I imagine dramatic music.

Jay and Claude face off, and sneer at each other. Both of their eyes narrow and the camera pans back to reveal...

A single beer floating in a sea of ice in the...
Forum: Hacks 04-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
We actually interviewed the BDR guys (both the...

We actually interviewed the BDR guys (both the butler maps folks and touratech USA) about it on wheelnerds. The topic of Ural'ing it came up and the consensus was that in general it should be fine,...
Forum: Hacks 03-07-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Abs
Views: 972
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I might leave it all abs, but rejigger the...

I might leave it all abs, but rejigger the linking such that front lever is only front, rear is both back or all three. No sense in removing abs if it can be turned off on demand.

Come to think...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Abs
Views: 972
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
ABS is probably for the usual reasons (offroad,...

ABS is probably for the usual reasons (offroad, etc) but on a lot of beemers I rather suspect it's also for unlinking the brakes.

On my Ural I use a little tick of front brake to induce drift on...
Forum: Hacks 03-06-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,627
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
The sidecar is going :eek1 ERMAGERD TER...

The sidecar is going :eek1

ERMAGERD TER FAAAAARST!
Forum: Hacks 02-28-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,627
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Clearwater, if you're looking for a great option...

Clearwater, if you're looking for a great option for a voltage meter, check out the signal dynamics one. It tells you everything you need to know with the minimum of fuss and space taking up.
...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,856
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Is there by any chance an english version? I got...

Is there by any chance an english version? I got really hopeful but the link went to german.

I can't even speak bad movie german. :freaky
Forum: Hacks 12-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Hell my 308 up in front wore funny. I've got a...

Hell my 308 up in front wore funny. I've got a 335 up there now, will report back on results. Initial impressions are that it's iffier on corner feel but Stops Real Good in crappy weather.
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 12,295
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I'd never have been able to haul that snowblower...

I'd never have been able to haul that snowblower home on my 2 wheeler.
Forum: Hacks 11-14-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 323,342
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Wow, those are some well trained dogs! I've been...

Wow, those are some well trained dogs! I've been Labradored out of a canoe on two non-consecutive occasions. If a yellow lab tips my canoe some day, I'll have the complete set.

Though as I'm...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 323,342
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I've had enough retreivers over the years that I...

I've had enough retreivers over the years that I can read their minds in this picture:

"I hear water, there's water! I want to jump in it and get all wet and smelly that will be AWESOME hey why...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,172
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I'll add that Claude's grand fun to listen to. ...

I'll add that Claude's grand fun to listen to. His interview still stands in the top 5 on wheelnerds.

Chuck: "Could I attach a sidecar to Buell Ulysses?"
(pregnant pause)
Claude (disbeleiving):...
Forum: Hacks 10-30-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,224
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
My 2007 is a tank. 1.5 years as my primary...

My 2007 is a tank. 1.5 years as my primary vehicle rain shine snow, Yesterday I picked up a snowblower in it. :norton
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
No I'm not. It's a vicious lie. That posts...

No I'm not. It's a vicious lie. That posts number over on the left is not true at all. Nope Nope.

-Wheelnerd Todd
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,459
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Wow, dude, you stole that thing for some money! ...

Wow, dude, you stole that thing for some money! Nice find!
Forum: Hacks 10-18-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
RedMenace on Wheelnerds

Following in the footsteps of such august sidecar personalities as Claude, David Hough, and that one dork who hosts the show and is me, Vernon aka Redmenace will be appearing on wheelnerds this...
Forum: Hacks 10-11-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,987
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
So my assumption looking at hubcenter steering is...

So my assumption looking at hubcenter steering is that it'd be relatively easy to alter the amount of caster by tweaking the linkage rods. Is this accurate or a zany dream? The idea of being able...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,876
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
And safety features, don't forget those!

And safety features, don't forget those!
Forum: Hacks 09-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,309
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Picture acting stupid. Computers are tough. ...

Picture acting stupid. Computers are tough. It's me on my ural flying the chair in a business suit. Now should have link and picture.
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,309
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Corporate America, Bitches! ...

Corporate America, Bitches!

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/25697382/toddcorporatehoon.jpg

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/25697382/toddcorporatehoon.jpg
Forum: Hacks 09-11-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 57,130
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Oh man, major bummer! I hope things end up...

Oh man, major bummer! I hope things end up coming back together. The wife and I had a great time at the class, and it set me up for a lot of great, safe rides on the Ural. :clap
Forum: Hacks 08-30-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
My strom has one of these too from a stripped and...

My strom has one of these too from a stripped and half-assedly repaired drainhole. It's fantastic!
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,148
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Bit of a thread jack but wasn't there some madman...

Bit of a thread jack but wasn't there some madman on here who put a CX500 motor into a lawntractor like that? I seem to recall him saying it was great if you could keep the front end on the ground.
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,850
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Oh my god, I'm having flashbacks to Purple Rain...

Oh my god, I'm having flashbacks to Purple Rain as seen in my avatar! Can you spot the problem, kids?

http://www.cygnature.com/bike/GS/lopsidedpegs.jpg
Forum: Hack Vendors 07-30-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,255
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Episode 53 - Socialist Bears - Chuck actually...

Episode 53 - Socialist Bears - Chuck actually spotted it and posted about it before the episode (pics are in the June 22 post.) We weren't sure but it had a "Claude's work" kind of vibe about it.
...
Forum: Hack Vendors 07-24-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,255
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Hey Claude, nice car! Chuck actually spotted...

Hey Claude, nice car!

Chuck actually spotted Harold's rig at the SLC airport recently and we talked about it on wheelnerds. It's a big, badass looking car. Nice work!
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 219,594
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Amazing vid, great report. You guys are clearly...

Amazing vid, great report. You guys are clearly having the time of your lives and it makes it a total hoot to read.

We have got to get you on the show some time.
Forum: Hacks 06-13-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,492
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
The Spyder does what it says on the tin. It's a...

The Spyder does what it says on the tin. It's a fun open cockpit machine that requires less physicality than a motorcycle and a lot less than a sidecar rig. If it gets more people out on the road...
Forum: Hacks 06-07-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,011
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
A Hilarious Corollary to this is: "TURN OFF...

A Hilarious Corollary to this is:
"TURN OFF YOUR HEADSET BEFORE YOU GO IN THERE!" - My wife as I was trotting toward the bathroom at a rest stop.
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 223,880
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
WOW you guys are fast. I just received my...

WOW you guys are fast. I just received my natural color (Greyish brown with lighter colored splotchies on the side. Looks trick) pad and I'm impressed as hell with the quality. Great product and...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
After a debacle with their website having the...

After a debacle with their website having the wrong throttle cables marked as being for my bike and their terrible customer service "Well you should have verified the part number!" Yeah good idea...
Forum: Hacks 05-14-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,848
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
GAH 3:25 you beat my by a second!

GAH 3:25 you beat my by a second!
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
I have a lap belt that was used for...

I have a lap belt that was used for younger/squirmier neices and nephews. Older kids and adults don't need it but for the excitable little ones it's a useful anti-squirm device.
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,263
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
48k miles. Clutch makes odd noises. Centerstand...

48k miles. Clutch makes odd noises. Centerstand mounting holes are FUBAR'd. Runs like a dream. Rides well. Looks like hell. As someone else said: "Reliable as a claw hammer and just as pretty."
Forum: Hacks 04-02-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,574
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
My wife and I ran around doing errands in the...

My wife and I ran around doing errands in the Ural this weekend. We actually hid behind a carpet display to wait for the 4 guys BS'ing about the Ural to clear off before making a dash for the...
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Found the movie in question: ...

Found the movie in question:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBhlQgvHmQ0
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,840
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
A Sportsmobile AND an awesome hack? :eek1 I...

A Sportsmobile AND an awesome hack? :eek1

I seeth with jealousy.
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
The suspense is killing me.

The suspense is killing me.
Forum: Hacks 03-30-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By RockyMtnRoadRash
Stopping a Nighthawk 250 with a sidecar... Wow. ...

Stopping a Nighthawk 250 with a sidecar... Wow. With those totally sweet drums all I can think of is Yosemite Sam and his camel.

Should be an entertaining light rig though!
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