ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: foxtrapper
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,139
Posted By foxtrapper
I think I can do this.

I think I can do this.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By foxtrapper
http://www.webbikeworld.com/Reviewed-motorcycle-pr...

http://www.webbikeworld.com/Reviewed-motorcycle-products/shade/

and

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-helmets/visors/helmet-sun-blocker/
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,966
Views: 259,636
Posted By foxtrapper
OldRoadToad, You might want to look at this....

OldRoadToad,

You might want to look at this. http://www.kijiji.ca/v-motorcycle-parts-accessories/sault-ste-marie/landing-gear-for-older-gold-wing/494295525

As for carrying large quantities...
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By foxtrapper
600 miles on asphalt, I'd also mount the tire on...

600 miles on asphalt, I'd also mount the tire on the right. Asphalt on knobbies is not fun. Especially new ones, and especially with lots of turns in the road.
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By foxtrapper
Mostly that it would be terribly boring and...

Mostly that it would be terribly boring and unsatisfying. I've never found drinking a shake or other similar product to produce a feeling of satisfaction. My mind doesn't think I've eaten, and my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,999
Views: 2,345,709
Posted By foxtrapper
I thought this one was cute enough to turn around...

I thought this one was cute enough to turn around and stop for a picture.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f48/fox-trapper/IMG_20140727_121842_zpsd064550e.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 423,596
Posted By foxtrapper
I recognize it, from some art work somewhere back...

I recognize it, from some art work somewhere back in yester years.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f48/fox-trapper/IMG_20140727_121257_zps15a72f14.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By foxtrapper
I've been wearing the Target brand athletic...

I've been wearing the Target brand athletic shirts, Champion. They do a fine job of breathing and cooling at a fraction of the price.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, I do not recommend...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By foxtrapper
Take a washer with the center hole almost but not...

Take a washer with the center hole almost but not quite as large as the tailpipe opening. Hold it up against the tailpipe with the bike running. Many times this will reduce the exhaust sound quite a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,661
Posted By foxtrapper
As well when you realize you've screwed up and...

As well when you realize you've screwed up and are trying to foot down on the low side, move your whole body quickly to the low side. If you can get your foot well down quickly enough, you've a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,364
Posted By foxtrapper
Sounds like they borrowed every bad idea Yamaha...

Sounds like they borrowed every bad idea Yamaha came up with on their Virago models.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,835
Posted By foxtrapper
Yes. Ariel Ltd. Not to be confused with the...

Yes. Ariel Ltd. Not to be confused with the Ariel Motorcycles that gave us the square four.

It is not at all that Ariel is back, it is that there is a new Ariel.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By foxtrapper
As far as handlebars themselves go, they are...

As far as handlebars themselves go, they are quite close. Pretty much have to be in order to stay in the riser clamps or to get clutch levers to stay in place.

If you're confused about what bikes...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
Something I've observed here in the advrider.com...

Something I've observed here in the advrider.com site is that there are areas populated by people that ride, and areas that are populated by people who talk about riding. The two don't actually mix...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By foxtrapper
There are rear view helmets for half the price. ...

There are rear view helmets for half the price. Some run without batteries.

I find heads up displays distracting and they interfere with the view of what they are in front of. They are also...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
Try it on. I did because like you I was curious....

Try it on. I did because like you I was curious. I found the ergonomics weird.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SrfVcvbY8i4/TnQkOZQ_oTI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-SrfVcvbY8i4/TnQkOZQ_oTI/AAAAAAAAAEM/e_i7ZuIGHcA/s1600/inadequacy_small.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
Even the touring bikes are that way, stock. You...

Even the touring bikes are that way, stock. You can make them very foot forward, but they don't start out that way.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By foxtrapper
Cheap tubes tend to rupture when punctured. ...

Cheap tubes tend to rupture when punctured. Quality tubes, which are quite a bit more expensive, simply puncture. The differences I see between them are the cheaper tubes are thinner walled, more...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
Yep. Some folk love convertible cars because of...

Yep. Some folk love convertible cars because of the wind in their hair. Some folk hate convertible cars because of the wind in their hair. Ride the way you enjoy, and ride what you enjoy.

A...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,746
Posted By foxtrapper
Take one out for a test ride if they interest...

Take one out for a test ride if they interest you. Don't if they don't interest you. You don't need to buy into the lifestyle game, be it harley, Honda, BMW, whatever.
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 10,715
Posted By foxtrapper
Stock replacement mufflers can be had cheaply,...

Stock replacement mufflers can be had cheaply, and sometimes for free just for asking. Start at the dealer there, and then check e-bay. I got a beautiful set of stock mufflers for my RK for $40,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,263
Posted By foxtrapper
Very true. An IB ride is not a vacation, it is a...

Very true. An IB ride is not a vacation, it is a mission.

At the most, you see large swaths, quickly, which can whet one's appetite to come back and see them again in closer and slower detail.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By foxtrapper
Grin, it might. Or those parts might need to...

Grin, it might. Or those parts might need to come to my house.

There's a bigish jap bike meet next month that I'll be going to. Just window shopping mind you! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By foxtrapper
My old CD175

Last time I really rode this thing was back in the 1980's. Got shoved into the back of a shed and pretty much forgotten, as it shows. Every once in a while, I roll it out and think about it. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By foxtrapper
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,687
Posted By foxtrapper
I've sacrificed two helmets.

I've sacrificed two helmets.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,139
Posted By foxtrapper
OH, hell. I didn't confirm it, but I was...

OH, hell. I didn't confirm it, but I was planning on it. I'll check later on tonight to see.

Not bad for me to take that time and do work around the house, mind you. There's lots of that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,432
Posted By foxtrapper
Long time ago I was shown the technique of...

Long time ago I was shown the technique of turning around and looking over my shoulder at the rear tire. Doing that, I can drop a bike right onto its steering lock and make one super tight turn. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By foxtrapper
Columbia, PA - pretty riding area

River Rd, from Columbia down to the dam and a bit below. That whole area along and around the river on the NW side sure is pretty! The roads are all paved, but boy can they twist and rise and fall....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 51,656
Posted By foxtrapper
Yea, Michaux is near me, and truthfully, I don't...

Yea, Michaux is near me, and truthfully, I don't really enjoy riding there. The roads are messy and the area just isn't very pretty. Though I was wandering around the northwest area and we did...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,958
Posted By foxtrapper
Rode with a guy touring a V-Max. I was on a...

Rode with a guy touring a V-Max. I was on a Magna, so we were comparable.

He made a very nice sulky like trailer that he pulled, leaving the bike pretty bare. Custom saddle for comfort.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-08-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 51,656
Posted By foxtrapper
Just got up to Bald Eagle the other day, for the...

Just got up to Bald Eagle the other day, for the first time. No wonder you folk like it, that's a nice place! Very well groomed easy to ride roads, and quite pretty.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 423,596
Posted By foxtrapper
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f48/fox-trapper/...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f48/fox-trapper/dragon1_zpsd4fe2150.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,969
Posted By foxtrapper
Spy shots and speculation. Not that I object,...

Spy shots and speculation. Not that I object, just that harley has not said this is real, and has not released it. Regardless, I visually like it far more than the tri-glide.

I do not agree with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,004
Posted By foxtrapper
Yes, because only Harley's can have loud pipes. ...

Yes, because only Harley's can have loud pipes. :rolleyes
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,139
Posted By foxtrapper
I might be free on Friday the 11th.

I might be free on Friday the 11th.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,073
Posted By foxtrapper
I think they did this with BMW a few years ago.

I think they did this with BMW a few years ago.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By foxtrapper
Think I agree, and withdraw my comment above. ...

Think I agree, and withdraw my comment above. Got to spend some time today trying both, out of necessity. I could induce a stronger dampening via vacuum than pressure, and have it hold longer via...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,073
Posted By foxtrapper
http://www.headsetsinc.com/ANR_kits.html ...

http://www.headsetsinc.com/ANR_kits.html

This is an active electronic type, typical of aircraft helmet noise reduction.

Do realize that the quiet muff is just an over the ear damper, just...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 04:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014