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Forum: Face plant 04-06-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,322
Posted By Motor7
You walked in and got "fixed" in 3 hours....holey...

You walked in and got "fixed" in 3 hours....holey shit!

I bet there is not a rider here that has not had a close call on loose crap in the apex of a curve. Most of us have been lucky, but like you...
Forum: Face plant 04-05-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 54,193
Posted By Motor7
No, no replacement ligaments. Brady says "most of...

No, no replacement ligaments. Brady says "most of the time" the ligaments grow back together, if not he will have to go back in and install cadaver or some filleted off my body.

To be honest, I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,819
Posted By Motor7
Your a funny bastard....had me really going about...

Your a funny bastard....had me really going about that damn wrong tire!

Your bike looks much more aggressive with those K60's on it....how do you like them?
Forum: Face plant 03-24-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 54,193
Posted By Motor7
Here is mine fixed....not much heavy metal, just...

Here is mine fixed....not much heavy metal, just the two SS dogbone washers and the surgical rope which does not show up on the x-ray. Full use of my arm is still 4 months away because I have to wait...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By Motor7
wait...is that helmet DOT approved SM?

wait...is that helmet DOT approved SM?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 71,278
Posted By Motor7
Hey, I just had mine done last month.....'03 LB7...

Hey, I just had mine done last month.....'03 LB7 w/100K on it. First time for injectors, had the pump rub kit installed and serviced the Allison.....

5 more weeks in a sling now...tic, toc, tic...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By Motor7
Splash a little lime juice in that beer along...

Splash a little lime juice in that beer along with a shot of Tequila.....now we are talking "tart" pain meds:1drink
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By Motor7
Olyrider, that was most likely that "pop' was the...

Olyrider, that was most likely that "pop' was the cartilage getting snapped off the rib. Ribs are odd, they are attached at each end by sections of cartilage. Many times it's not even a cracked rib,...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By Motor7
No, I really don't think I will ever learn. One...

No, I really don't think I will ever learn. One was a MC crash, one was a fight, and the last one was rolling my UTV on my very own driveway...can you say Drain Bamage?
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,735
Posted By Motor7
I broke three a week ago, this is the third time...

I broke three a week ago, this is the third time around for me. This is what works for me:

-get off the prescription meds asap, then alternate between ibuprophen and aleve

-take fiber pills to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 71,278
Posted By Motor7
Yeah I know...I was looking forward to it. Last...

Yeah I know...I was looking forward to it. Last MMM my camper van grenaded a bearing on the way out on Sunday. This year I had moved up from a DRZ to the DL650 and had all my camping gear sorted for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 71,278
Posted By Motor7
Yep, third time around on ribs, and yes a side by...

Yep, third time around on ribs, and yes a side by side UTV.

Tally on the UTV is about $500(roof/windshield & RR fender)
Tally on me will be about $5K

I already ordered a snowplow, and chains...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 54,193
Posted By Motor7
This was from a UTV roll over on my driveway(ice)...

This was from a UTV roll over on my driveway(ice) last week...a AC shoulder injury is where the three ligaments that hold the collar bone to the scapula get ripped/torn and the collar bone pops up....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,204
Views: 71,278
Posted By Motor7
Too late now, but ....steep driveway + light rain...

Too late now, but ....steep driveway + light rain on frozen snow covered ground = ice = 3 cracked ribs + torn ligaments in shoulder...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 39,985
Posted By Motor7
....out.... ...

....out....

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/BullDog%204x4/Bulldog%20Flip%20091.jpg

surgery...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,063
Posted By Motor7
Ok, so a 40 might be baggy then....thanks

Ok, so a 40 might be baggy then....thanks
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,873
Posted By Motor7
The search for the right Rain pants...

The search for the right Rain pants continues(leaning towards the Klim over-shell pant- http://www.klim.com/GORE-TEX-Over-Shell-Pant-5058-000.html#58523 ) , but I did run across a Revzilla sale on...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,063
Posted By Motor7
What is your regular jean pant size? I'm...

What is your regular jean pant size?

I'm looking at overpants and gore tex uninsulated parka's. I'm a 36x36 in jeans, so in Klim I was thinking a 40 tall?
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,873
Posted By Motor7
Levain, that answered some questions and...

Levain, that answered some questions and confirmed what I was guessing. I think I will stick to the MC gear..thanks.

Bob, ok, 3/4 jacket makes sense for overlap, except does it not bunch up?
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,873
Posted By Motor7
My problem is that I have had the occasional...

My problem is that I have had the occasional leakage at the beltline during long runs in really bad weather. My old suit is not a MC suit, so that might be a contributing factor. Do the the MC...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,873
Posted By Motor7
,,,,,,,,,,hmmmmm do I have to be the guinea pig...

,,,,,,,,,,hmmmmm do I have to be the guinea pig on this one?:eek1
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
That is a big chunk of change for the Lynx...I'll...

That is a big chunk of change for the Lynx...I'll stick with my 25"x77 Thermarest closed cell foam. It's only 2.8 R-value, but with a zero bag It does fine. Plus, I roll it up and strap it on top of...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
What's a Linx...a pad? I'm still using 30+ year...

What's a Linx...a pad? I'm still using 30+ year old ribbed Therm-a-rest foam pads under my bag...what am I missing?
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,873
Posted By Motor7
Gore-tex rain gear...Pants or Bibs?

I am shopping for new raingear...kinda out grew my old gore-tex Cabelas jacket/pants combo that I have had for almost 20 years. Anyway, I would like those that have bibs to chime in here.....do the...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
Thanks, I'd like to try one. Except for the poles...

Thanks, I'd like to try one. Except for the poles it's about the same size as my Exped Scout Combi.
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
Nick, how small does that ridgerunner pack down?

Nick, how small does that ridgerunner pack down?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Motor7
You will need to find out how much duty you will...

You will need to find out how much duty you will have to pay at the US border...my guess is that the total will be about the same as you can buy one here.

This site says up to 2.4% of the...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,434
Posted By Motor7
I have not mounted mine yet...lots of good ideas,...

I have not mounted mine yet...lots of good ideas, keep 'em coming!

While we are at it, what did y'all do about that fat center shaft that won't fit through some front wheel hubs?
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,092
Posted By Motor7
I have been using the Motorola Buds for about a...

I have been using the Motorola Buds for about a year....
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
When I got home from that trip I bought a 12'...

When I got home from that trip I bought a 12' Kelty Noah tarp. I agree, hanging lower to the ground and having a larger tarp would have been a huge improvement. As it was I stayed completely dry, so...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,376
Posted By Motor7
I was in mt Exped hammock and woke up at midnight...

I was in mt Exped hammock and woke up at midnight during a wicked storm that had to be Zeus and Thor fighting it out in a death match. The wind was pushing the hammock from zero to about 30 degrees...
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,662
Posted By Motor7
Thats funny! I have been on I29 SB from...

Thats funny!

I have been on I29 SB from Winterpeg at 0300 hrs somewhere south of -25 degrees w/wind out of the gates of hell. Post flooding so the water was lapping the highway in a few spots....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-10-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,755
Posted By Motor7
What? All incident reports are available to the...

What? All incident reports are available to the public(there might be a per page copy fee). Go to the police station records division and simply ask for a copy of your theft/burglary report. I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,754
Posted By Motor7
Exactly like the famous, "I didn't see that...

Exactly like the famous, "I didn't see that motorcycle"(usually uttered post crash). The eyes saw it, they transmitted it to the brain, the brain for whatever reason is not "expecting" a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-10-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,592
Posted By Motor7
Good deal...yeah the steering head also requires...

Good deal...yeah the steering head also requires a spanner. Black Lab Adventures has some excellent DIY instructionals on the DL650:

http://blacklabadventures.com/motorcycle-maintenance-journal/
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4,260
Views: 826,679
Posted By Motor7
Why would you ditch the EB harness when going to...

Why would you ditch the EB harness when going to LED? I think there is still quite an advantage with the headlights wired directly to the battery over the oem which has to go through many plugs and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,791,834
Posted By Motor7
I thought it was a goat...I see horns

I thought it was a goat...I see horns
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-07-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,592
Posted By Motor7
Ughhh, not looking forward to the steering head...

Ughhh, not looking forward to the steering head or swingarm bearings on my Wee. It will be steering head first since I am getting the deceleration wobble now. They could be loose, but once in there I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,119
Posted By Motor7
I have to agree here. We as "motorists" under no...

I have to agree here. We as "motorists" under no circumstances should ever pull over to hash anything out with another driver.

I can say this because I let myself get sucked into one....both of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,754
Posted By Motor7
Jesus..I had to read it three ties before my mind...

Jesus..I had to read it three ties before my mind stopped auto correcting it to in......wow.
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