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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,286
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,412,208
Posted By boyscout
Garage Cleanup, stuff I don't need for sale

I've been storing this stuff for too long. It's time for it to go. Everything is OBO and at this point I don't want to ship it. Sorry for the crappy cell phone pics. If needed I can get better ones....
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By boyscout
I got t'd by a car at highway speed. The impact...

I got t'd by a car at highway speed. The impact knocked me out and I slid far enough on my face to wear completely through the enamel on my full face Arai. Can't imagine what my face would look like...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,336
Posted By boyscout
I put 63k on my 02. You'll love this bike once...

I put 63k on my 02. You'll love this bike once you get it dialed in. I've still got an rxc race exhaust with USFS approved spark arrestor if you're interested. I'm in Eugene. Pm me if interested.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,070
Posted By boyscout
Does your bike not have an alternator? The...

Does your bike not have an alternator?

The reason that thing is so expensive is because it is a regulator and intended for activities that need a constant gas pressure. Kind of overkill for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9,286
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,412,208
Posted By boyscout
boyscouts garage sale

This stuff has been sitting around too long and needs to go. It is what is left from parting out my 2002 KTM adventure as well as some random stuff occupying garage space. If I have to I will price...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By boyscout
There are two ways it wears out. One is that the...

There are two ways it wears out. One is that the hole ovalizes and the other is that the slide tracks themselves wear down and it vibrates in the carb. You can replace the insert that the slide rides...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,166
Posted By boyscout
Replace the slide. It will only wear out faster...

Replace the slide. It will only wear out faster and faster as the hole gets ovalized more and the slide tracks wear down causing added vibration.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9,286
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,412,208
Posted By boyscout
Selling my 2001 1150 GS

It's up over in the FleaMarket for $4250

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598982

I'm interested in machine tooling or a small 4wd wagon as well if anyone wants to trade.

Teryk
Forum: Latin America 01-02-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,038
Posted By boyscout
Wow..... blast from the past.

Wow..... blast from the past.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By boyscout
Thanks Man

Thanks Man
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By boyscout
ahem

ahem
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,366
Posted By boyscout
Bike shouldn't have head shake without a...

Bike shouldn't have head shake without a dampener. As the others have said, check your suspension, steering head bearings and tires first. Also check the wheel bearings. I started to get a little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By boyscout
Cool :clap

Cool :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By boyscout
Thanks man. It seems like a great town. Can't...

Thanks man. It seems like a great town. Can't wait to get up there (and out of this crappy SF summer weather :lol3)
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,854
Posted By boyscout
Bicycles like 15mm nuts for pedals and axles.

Bicycles like 15mm nuts for pedals and axles.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By boyscout
Blowing town BBQ this Thursday 6/4

Hey folks, I am moving to Eugene, Oregon this Saturday. I'm chasing a dream of mine and will be fabricating bicycles for a living and mountain biking for fun.

Yeah it sucks :lol3.

Please come...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 76,071
Posted By boyscout
Well, I hate to introduce myself to all you fine...

Well, I hate to introduce myself to all you fine folks by flaking out on my first PNW get-together, but... I won't be making it. Too many loose ends to get tied up before the move North. I'll look...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By boyscout
If you go down in such a way that your helmet is...

If you go down in such a way that your helmet is damaged, the last thing you are going to be saying to yourself is "damn, why did I spend so much on this helmet?".

Helmets last a long time, the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,141
Posted By boyscout
Oh Geeze. Must be like having sex on a...

Oh Geeze.

Must be like having sex on a waterbed. Got to time your efforts with the waves or get bounced right out of bed..
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By boyscout
Well, it being Memorial day none of the the auto...

Well, it being Memorial day none of the the auto parts or electronics stores were going to be open when I got off work at 7:00 and there isn't a Fry's nearby. I was hoping that Home Depot would have...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By boyscout
Don't know much about 1200's but if the bike is...

Don't know much about 1200's but if the bike is in gear, not moving and the rear wheel is on the ground, the engine wheel stop. It's not an automatic.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By boyscout
It's like the seven degrees of Bacon. Any thread...

It's like the seven degrees of Bacon. Any thread starting with LC4 can be turned into a main bearing thread in 7 posts. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 76,650
Posted By boyscout
:rofl:rofl:rofl That's the funniest thing...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

That's the funniest thing I've read in a awhile. Sexier than Roseane Barr, Smarter than Ozzie Ozborne in his older years,,,,,
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By boyscout
Thanks a ton, guys. I'm going to hit Home Depot...

Thanks a ton, guys. I'm going to hit Home Depot after work and see if they have a repair kit. If not I'll go with the wire and solder trick.
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By boyscout
Fixing "printed circuits"

I have a 1996 Honda VFR. There has been some water damage under the dash leading to corrosion to what looks a bit like a printed circuit board. It is a flat flexible base with flat copper electrical...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By boyscout
Boyscout's garage sale (LC4 and bike stuff)

I'm moving up to Oregon in a few weeks and need to get rid of some stuff. I've got a thread going (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=465644) over in the fleamarket trying to part out my LC4...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,327
Posted By boyscout
I took my forks out and removed the springs like...

I took my forks out and removed the springs like Bill suggests. True enough full length skins would bind up. I played with various lengths and found that leaving 3 to 4 inches off the bottom (I have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,837
Posted By boyscout
Not sure but I paid a frickin boat load for my...

Not sure but I paid a frickin boat load for my SXC race with USFS approved spark arrestor. Had it shipped in from the motherland. It's for sale . See my signature. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 76,071
Posted By boyscout
Cool. Sign me up for a large. I'm big for my size...

Cool. Sign me up for a large. I'm big for my size too :D. I should be there, it's just a little crazy with the move and all.


Back when I had long hair, rode a ton and skydived, I had one big...
Forum: Latin America 05-18-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By boyscout
Get tires in Mexico City if you are close to the...

Get tires in Mexico City if you are close to the limit on what you got. Anywhere south of there and they are hard to find in Mexico. Guatamala City has a good KTM dealer (if you can find it), after...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,754
Views: 76,071
Posted By boyscout
Hey folks, I'm moving up to Oregon in a...

Hey folks,

I'm moving up to Oregon in a month and figure I might stop by and meet some of the local riffraff. Can you add me to the "on the fence" list. I haven't read the whole thread so .......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,141
Posted By boyscout
Hey guys. Thanks for all your help in this...

Hey guys. Thanks for all your help in this thread. Looks like I'll be moving up to Eugene so I'll look forward to meeting you all in person. :D

I'm still getting my head around this transition...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,334
Posted By boyscout
+1 I've had mine for 3 years and love it. Use it...

+1 I've had mine for 3 years and love it. Use it for bike and light motorcycle camping. You can set it up with just the rainfly and ground floor in moderate conditions for more space and less weight.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,141
Posted By boyscout
So I am sitting here in the Eugene Library before...

So I am sitting here in the Eugene Library before my next meeting. I have a few hours to look around and I am browsing Craigslist for housing.

Any thoughts on this area...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,052
Posted By boyscout
You guys are frickin' hilarious with your lame...

You guys are frickin' hilarious with your lame ass "man up, skill up" crap. I put 50k miles on last year on a whole lot tougher roads than you'll find in Wisconsin. Why is it you assume that because...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,052
Posted By boyscout
:fyyff

:fyyff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,052
Posted By boyscout
People who don't mind tar snakes haven't...

People who don't mind tar snakes haven't experienced some of our California tar snakes. There are roads in Northern California that are so covered with snakes that there is only 6 - 8 inches of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,141
Posted By boyscout
I'll be there Monday morning through Wednesday.

I'll be there Monday morning through Wednesday.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,141
Posted By boyscout
Well folks, I'm heading up to Eugene Sunday. If...

Well folks, I'm heading up to Eugene Sunday. If things go well I might be riding home on a new set of wheels (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=450825)

I don't know what my schedule...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,324
Posted By boyscout
irony 1. The use of words to express...

irony

1. The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
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