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Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,110,893
Posted By skibum69
Hola your own bad self John Boy! Oh yeah, all...

Hola your own bad self John Boy! Oh yeah, all that and diddly squat for experience to think of smarter ways to help myself, I'm marginally smarter now:lol3

Sorry Noah...:wink:
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,110,893
Posted By skibum69
A kicker won't always save you, I was at rally...

A kicker won't always save you, I was at rally school in Dumont Dunes with Rally Management Services in '10 and stalled one time too many on my first ever day in sand. Stupid me I stopped cross dune...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,110,893
Posted By skibum69
deadly! that was a very nice little update to...

deadly! that was a very nice little update to chew on. the dunes bring back memories of rally school in Nevada/Cali and my little adventure in Mongolia. now I guess I have to go find some more:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 10,275,269
Posted By skibum69
The thought had crossed my mind but I think I was...

The thought had crossed my mind but I think I was remembering the BMW Café was yours. Yes, good to hear you good the goods from the last theft.:D
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 371,165
Posted By skibum69
I could wish I was that sharp with math, but it...

I could wish I was that sharp with math, but it is definitely interesting to follow discussions of what it takes to make a vehicle do over 200 mph.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,541
Views: 1,397,699
Posted By skibum69
This is my driveway from a storm a week ago, I...

This is my driveway from a storm a week ago, I drove 3 1/2 hours home in the middle of it, the city was mostly shut down and streets that weren't plowed had a foot or more of snow. Good times.:lol3...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-27-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
You don't ski do you Ted?:lol3 ...

You don't ski do you Ted?:lol3
http://skibum69.smugmug.com/photos/i-88rgCTj/0/L/i-88rgCTj-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,767
Posted By skibum69
Hi Anna:wave I trust the weather down there...

Hi Anna:wave

I trust the weather down there is nice right about now, up here it's winter and snowing and I'm going skiing instead of working on my KTM:lol3

Safe travels
mike
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
I don't know about hammocks, all I remember is...

I don't know about hammocks, all I remember is trying unsuccessfully to fit two of us in my friend's at the last Skibum Soiree after a few beverages, no idea what the tenters around us were thinking...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,110,893
Posted By skibum69
Good boy, dare I ask where you're hanging out?...

Good boy, dare I ask where you're hanging out? I'll soon have pics of my new machine and maybe I'll PM you with a question or two.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,073,803
Posted By skibum69
Are you talking to me about that spring from my...

Are you talking to me about that spring from my 525? What would I use for a doorstop?:lol3
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
It's $229 at Aerostitch, I think it's the same...

It's $229 at Aerostitch, I think it's the same one Throttlemeister used on his big travels
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-22-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
How much is that going to hurt when you smash...

How much is that going to hurt when you smash it?:lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 371,165
Posted By skibum69
Good to know, I've got a scrambler build in my...

Good to know, I've got a scrambler build in my head and want bigger than R65, my LS is gutless and I love the round cylinder heads. I'd take anything between an R75 and an R100 whenever I find some...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
Good one! I'll go back and check out...

Good one! I'll go back and check out Throttlemeister's RR to see what brand he has, I know he loves it and it looked pretty solid to me. I could see where a cot would be pure luxury and would go...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
I don't like the sound of the fabric, too crinkly...

I don't like the sound of the fabric, too crinkly but it probably doesn't matter when it's tight.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 371,165
Posted By skibum69
What kinds of speeds can you cruise on your R75?

What kinds of speeds can you cruise on your R75?
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
C'mon Hantler, didn't you see my post about...

C'mon Hantler, didn't you see my post about carrying beers that are good warm?:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16,729
Views: 10,275,269
Posted By skibum69
Excellent, thanks Tilbo

Excellent, thanks Tilbo
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
Actually beer can be lightstruck or skunky in...

Actually beer can be lightstruck or skunky in just minutes in the sun as the UV light reacts with elements of the hops. Clear, green and blue glass offer zero protection from UV light, brown bottles...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
get a growler saver

get a growler saver
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,825,007
Posted By skibum69
I rarely worry about it, if you choose big dark...

I rarely worry about it, if you choose big dark beers you need less and it's totally tasty warm.:D

But then again I will drink pretty much anything warm if need be.:lol3
Forum: Canada 02-20-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 684,118
Posted By skibum69
or with babies

or with babies
Forum: Canada 02-18-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 684,118
Posted By skibum69
The Elk in the parks can be pretty scary too:eek1

The Elk in the parks can be pretty scary too:eek1
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,843
Posted By skibum69
I drove through there a long time ago long before...

I drove through there a long time ago long before the new oil boom, there wasn't much of interest. I live around oil & gas offshore industry and I've worked any number of oil & gas places. Personally...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,073,803
Posted By skibum69
Just a pair of first generation Twisted Throttle...

Just a pair of first generation Twisted Throttle Denali's, this works fine but the bolts have worked their way off a few times leaving the light dangling until I've noticed or someone else did:lol3...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,541
Views: 1,397,699
Posted By skibum69
Thank you for the background of the illustrator

Thank you for the background of the illustrator
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
I said pull-ups not push-ups. And yes I was on a...

I said pull-ups not push-ups. And yes I was on a borrowed bike, ever since he knew I'd ridden through the hole that drowned how many bikes he's never offered again.:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
I remember RR #1, the lemmings and I was one who...

I remember RR #1, the lemmings and I was one who didn't drown but I did ride by that 950 that was standing on its tail. The early bird in the mud that was stopped was the bike I was on while we...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 18,592
Posted By skibum69
you weren't trying hard enough, when I did mine...

you weren't trying hard enough, when I did mine my biceps tendon looked like an anemone and the rotator tear was full thickness an inch across. Mine was definitely a surgical repair.:lol3
On the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-17-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,541
Views: 1,397,699
Posted By skibum69
Yup those CZ's are pretty sweet in an ugly kind...

Yup those CZ's are pretty sweet in an ugly kind of way, I've seen a few original vintage BMW tech drawings and they are beautiful too. To my knowledge these were hand drawn and now live in a private...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,767
Posted By skibum69
Jeez does everyone have to get on here and whine?...

Jeez does everyone have to get on here and whine? If you want to get closer go hang out on her blog or did you skip that post about her keeping up with her FB page and blog? Better yet you bunch of...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,446
Views: 2,860,251
Posted By skibum69
Hey Dorkpunch, the biggest problem I see is that...

Hey Dorkpunch, the biggest problem I see is that you don't have enough tractors.:lol3

But I might talk to you about die cuts one day:D
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,767
Posted By skibum69
I agree that it's all about telling the story, I...

I agree that it's all about telling the story, I for one am finding it an interesting and almost refreshing change of pace compared to many RR's. It's still a ride report talking about a ride much...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 684,118
Posted By skibum69
doubtful I'll have time in 2015, starting a new...

doubtful I'll have time in 2015, starting a new business.:cry
Forum: Canada 02-13-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,012
Posted By skibum69
We had a nice little storm yesterday, I drove 3...

We had a nice little storm yesterday, I drove 3 1/2 hours in it on the highway and when I got to town it was even worse with over a foot of snow on streets that hadn't been plowed....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,073,803
Posted By skibum69
Supposedly a bug swell headed my way for Monday....

Supposedly a bug swell headed my way for Monday. :D
Forum: Canada 02-12-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 684,118
Posted By skibum69
We could do that for sure, she and I have already...

We could do that for sure, she and I have already been discussing it:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,312
Views: 2,073,803
Posted By skibum69
Hey Kenaroo, check the slave cylinder o-ring,...

Hey Kenaroo, check the slave cylinder o-ring, I've had 3 harden and fail now and I bought a whole new master cylinder assembly before I found it the first time. My last trip I had 2 failures in 2...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 684,118
Posted By skibum69
One day I'll get onto it and see some of this...

One day I'll get onto it and see some of this country!
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