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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By bogey78
Any Panama City Beach Inmates??

I am down here on vacation for a week and have a small problem. The van with luggage box won't fit on any level of the condo parking deck except the bottom. Is there anyone near the pcb area that...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By bogey78
Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of...

Thanks alot for that. I had read up and some of the AC experts said to use straight R134 and not the one with leak sealer. I also don't think I have a "leak" but I think I need some add'l...
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By bogey78
Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll...

Alright, I'll be out of town next week but I'll pick up a can as soon as I get back and report back on my results. Thanks for the info.:clap
Forum: The Garage 07-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 832
Posted By bogey78
Cage A/C is not all that cold

I have a 2004 Ford Focus that I use as a commuter. The thing has been very reliable and has given me no trouble at all over the years. However, my air doesn't seem nearly as cool as it once was. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By bogey78
Wee will never be similar to drz. What little...

Wee will never be similar to drz. What little offroad I did with my wee were tension filled if it was more than fs roads. However the few times I was really offroad I just stood up and went slowly...
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,349
Posted By bogey78
When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll...

When the shop gets thru with the estimate, I'll bet the insurance co. will simply total it. Maybe not though since you never went down. However, I know that parts that are damaged even a little...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By bogey78
That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual...

That looked like a lot of fun. I so need a dual sport so I can join in on some of these get togethers. I've never been to Lake Hill but my late father in law bought his Goldwing there and had...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-12-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,692
Posted By bogey78
Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close...

Hallelujah!!!! Get it working and I'll be close to the front of the line.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By bogey78
Great writing and great photos. I like your...

Great writing and great photos. I like your style:clap I live a little south of you but have been in the Chattanooga/Cleveland, TN area many times and there are a lot of great roads up there.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,762
Posted By bogey78
From what you describe I would go with the FJR or...

From what you describe I would go with the FJR or the ST13. I had a first gen connie and it was a great bike, but it felt "old" to me. I have a carb'd bike now but any future bikes (except single...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,322
Posted By bogey78
As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in...

As a buyer, I want the seller to have title in hand and in their name. If not, I will go to the title holding bank/finance co. with the seller and handle the transaction there. If neither of those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,250
Posted By bogey78
It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take...

It's a bitter pill to swallow but I would take the deal. Maybe I'm part of the problem but I'm not a risk taker especially in a courtroom. I honestly hate speed traps and artificially slow speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By bogey78
Great video, I'm so glad you made it out OK. ...

Great video, I'm so glad you made it out OK. I've pushed things too far before and it is a bad feeling when you realize that things are getting serious. Did you actually have an MI?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By bogey78
Lookout Mountain Scenic Parkway bottom to top

I haven't ridden in a while, other than my short commute to work, so I decided to take a Saturday and go ride. Of course, the obvious question is where do I go? I needed to be back in the afternoon...
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,519
Posted By bogey78
If the garage is going to be heated, for goodness...

If the garage is going to be heated, for goodness sake put in a toilet (not a urinal, I can pee outside or in a bottle). For some reason, almost every time I go out to the garage to tinker, I go...
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 506,888
Posted By bogey78
Short day trip this past saturday ...

Short day trip this past saturday

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Forum: Beasts 06-02-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,479
Posted By bogey78
With your budget, I would probably try to find a...

With your budget, I would probably try to find a dedicated street bike for that interstate ride and then buy a beat up dual sport for those S. GA trails. I've done some miles on most of the bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,389
Posted By bogey78
Don't forget to check out a bandit 1250.

Don't forget to check out a bandit 1250.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By bogey78
Bandit 1250 should also be on your short list. I...

Bandit 1250 should also be on your short list. I have the carb'd 1200 model but pillion comfort (with added top box) is good, or so I've heard.
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By bogey78
Been eating cheetos again, I see.:lol3

Been eating cheetos again, I see.:lol3
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By bogey78
It's nice to deal with "normal" folks from time...

It's nice to deal with "normal" folks from time to time. Sounds like you met a great seller that made the purchase easy. I've bought bikes from guys like that and it is indeed a nice feeling when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,016
Posted By bogey78
The politeness of the bicycle rider and the cop...

The politeness of the bicycle rider and the cop reminded me of the scene in European Vacation when Chevy Chase ran over the bicyclist.:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,630
Posted By bogey78
Somehow I think Hurricane was ripping around on a...

Somehow I think Hurricane was ripping around on a dirt bike in his single digit years.

I didn't ride a motocross track until I was 21. I did just fine my first time out but I had been riding dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,988
Posted By bogey78
Accidents are just that, accidents. I've been in...

Accidents are just that, accidents. I've been in one auto wreck in my life and it was completely my fault. I locked my keys in my car at work at the ripe old age of 21. I used a coat hanger to pop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,016
Posted By bogey78
Couldn't watch the entire thing. Motorcycle...

Couldn't watch the entire thing. Motorcycle rider was a dick and caused the accident. No different than a Tahoe driving soccer mom using her vehicle's mass to bully others in traffic.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,981
Posted By bogey78
Gail's Diner in Woodville, AL. I found this...

Gail's Diner in Woodville, AL. I found this place last year while coming back from a long ride. I went right by it and smelled the food and turned around immediately. I had a burger and fries and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 506,888
Posted By bogey78
I have a second gen that is a much better bike...

I have a second gen that is a much better bike after installing Holeshot jetting and timing advancer. It seems like your bike would be really lean with K&N and pipe. BTW, those K&N pods make carb...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,976
Posted By bogey78
On something fully faired like a Goldwing, ST,...

On something fully faired like a Goldwing, ST, Connie, etc... it rarely gets too cold to ride where I live. I won't ride when it is cold (even into the 40's) if there is a good chance of rain. On...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By bogey78
Keep us posted. I am also a little OCD when it...

Keep us posted. I am also a little OCD when it comes to my own shadetree mechanic skills. I research the subject to death and then when I get it all buttoned up I start hearing things and wondering...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By bogey78
For the riding that you are describing, I can't...

For the riding that you are describing, I can't think of a better pair of bikes to have in the stable than a DL650 and a WR. I had one of the early model Weestroms and found it almost perfect out of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By bogey78
Outstanding. I really like the look of the...

Outstanding. I really like the look of the sidebags.:clap
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,232
Posted By bogey78
Sounds normal to me also. I did an Iron Butt on...

Sounds normal to me also. I did an Iron Butt on my '06 DL650 and remember mileage in the mid 30's when doing 75-80mph for long stretches. Also, check the standard things like air pressure, clean...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,681
Posted By bogey78
:clap That is awesome. I know from my own...

:clap

That is awesome. I know from my own experience that these "little projects" can get expensive quickly. Do you have a rough estimate of how much money you have in your mini-garage?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-17-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By bogey78
I agree with Klaviator, if you thought the BRP...

I agree with Klaviator, if you thought the BRP was boring (I thought it was fantastic) the Natchez trace will make you catatonic. I've never taken a full week to ride but if I was going to I would...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By bogey78
Very cool. Great pics, thanks for sharing.:clap

Very cool. Great pics, thanks for sharing.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 506,888
Posted By bogey78
The junction block that splits one brake line...

The junction block that splits one brake line from master cylinder to two brake lines to calipers.
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By bogey78
Along the same lines as the previous post, I...

Along the same lines as the previous post, I always mounted my Vstrom by stepping on the left peg and swinging my leg over like I was getting on a horse. I did it thousands of time and (AFAIK) never...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 641,074
Posted By bogey78
Don't neglect to look at the el cheapo bestem...

Don't neglect to look at the el cheapo bestem boxes on ebay. They have a couple of different sizes and I've used them on my last few bikes. They work great and cost about $100 delivered!
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 506,888
Posted By bogey78
Maximum Suzuki forum is also a great place for...

Maximum Suzuki forum is also a great place for all things Bandit.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 506,888
Posted By bogey78
Stick with the pods. Carbs are so much easier to...

Stick with the pods. Carbs are so much easier to pull with the airbox out of the way.
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