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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By DRGNHTR
Talking I'll be hitting it the end of next week. Plan "B"...

I'll be hitting it the end of next week. Plan "B" is through the park and out through Cody. Like all things in life a bit of luck and I'm good. Thanks, jp:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Heading that way next week.

Coming from Calif and I was hoping to do the Beartooth to Billings and then wander south then back west. Any bets?:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By DRGNHTR
If the 108 to 120 doesn't work out there are some...

If the 108 to 120 doesn't work out there are some nice routes between 4 and 108. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,964
Posted By DRGNHTR
Suzuki

GS1100E new in 83 and sold in 2001 because I promised my wife I would own only two motorcycles at a time. The one I kept (and still have) is a 70 Triumph. I still regret the promise. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,710
Posted By DRGNHTR
As my dear old dad used to say:

" Don't go away mad, just go away." :D
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Paperwork

Do you have the instructions?" :deal


http://www.twistedthrottle.com/powerhub2-fuse-block-master-ground-block-and-wiring-harness-for-motorcycles
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By DRGNHTR
Would love to

But of the half dozen Durango's that I'm familiar with only one is running with it's original transmission. What I've never had adequately explained to me is that the Dakota truck supposedly has the...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By DRGNHTR
My wife uses our 06 Durango RT for hauling a two...

My wife uses our 06 Durango RT for hauling a two horse trailer. It does it without a problem. My concern is that all of the Durango's seem to have weak/delicate transmissions in that most of the ones...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,567
Posted By DRGNHTR
Don't know VFR's

But I know Suzuki's.

I had a 83 GS and they are famous for eating their electrics especially the voltage regulators. I went through the whole system. Replaced the stator and VR with aftermarket...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By DRGNHTR
There is a solenoid that the switch activates. If...

There is a solenoid that the switch activates. If you have brake lights when you press the pedal it could be going south.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,835
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Looks like a labor of love

Thee sources might be handy:

http://www.delcity.net/

http://www.bmotorsports.com/shop/index.php/cPath/109
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 323,019
Posted By DRGNHTR
Just a matter of taste

I'm an apprentice old fart and my tastes go in that direction. I like smooth lines as in Jag XKE's, Dunstall fairings and the like. The newer stuff to my eye is too angular and too busy....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,889
Posted By DRGNHTR
Cry If you like it

Keep it. I had a Suzuki 1100 that I bought new in 83. Took me about 5 yrs and a fair amount of farkling to get it just right but I kept it for 17 years. I sold when I decided to get an 1150 gs. Got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By DRGNHTR
Depends

If you have a dog get the Ural now. If not, get a dog then you will still have a sidecar buddy.
Forum: Americas 09-14-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not exactly sure what you are asking. It should...

Not exactly sure what you are asking. It should be about a day or day and a half up to the bay area and another day to the junction of 1 and 101. Seattle would be another 3 to 4 days with a lot of...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,463
Posted By DRGNHTR
Driveway

To your new shop.:evil
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,933
Posted By DRGNHTR
BMW All Around Boots

Gortex, 14 or 15 years old, look like hell but don't leak. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,337
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Fixed my out of production pair when I dropped a...

Fixed my out of production pair when I dropped a full bag of books on them. Fixed my wifes when she let the new puppies chew test them. The people and product are great.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,221
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Try BARF

http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=32
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By DRGNHTR
Roughly highway 49 to 89 and then north to...

Roughly highway 49 to 89 and then north to Oregon. Lots of possibilities depending on when and how much time you have.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By DRGNHTR
Be careful with the night riding. All the...

Be careful with the night riding. All the critters large and small like to come out when it's cool. :ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumbs down Sonora Pass

Is currently closed because of expected snow. They don't want anyone caught in the storm that's supposed to be rolling in. Don't know when they are going to open it again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,560
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not sure if this counts. Heading north into...

Not sure if this counts. Heading north into Carmel just before some sort of marathon. They had lined the highway going south with fresh porta potties all on the west (cliff)side. The wind got under...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,144
Posted By DRGNHTR
I'm turning 65 in a few months and have had at...

I'm turning 65 in a few months and have had at least one bike in the garage since I was 20. Most were from Europe with a Honda and a Suzuki mixed in. When I went looking for a bike that would take me...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,302
Posted By DRGNHTR
Just curious

How old is your dad ?

My 69 Bonny is a pain in the ass but it never made me walk and it's still in the garage. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By DRGNHTR
http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet...

http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet-model/road/rf-1100/base-plates.html
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By DRGNHTR
Try here

http://www.casporttouring.com/

They should have answers for you.
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Looks a lot like the bushings they use in auto...

Looks a lot like the bushings they use in auto suspension systems.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,336
Posted By DRGNHTR
I have the Krista's on an 08 rt and love them....

I have the Krista's on an 08 rt and love them. They throw out plenty of light and are extremely well built. Amber lenses are available for foggy weather. And the frosting on the cake was the...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By DRGNHTR
I guess it depends on how hot and how long. I...

I guess it depends on how hot and how long. I rinse mine out with straight hot from the tap but it's not like it has a long time in the bag.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,372
Posted By DRGNHTR
I'm feeling better after reading this thread. I...

I'm feeling better after reading this thread. I turn 65 in July and in the last year or so all of my riding buddies ( in their late 60's) have quit riding and sold off everything. It wouldn't be too...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,437
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not since the early 70's. Disco killed them off....

Not since the early 70's. Disco killed them off. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,862
Posted By DRGNHTR
Don't buy

Don't buy for a one week trip.

I've owned the Timberline (a good, cheap tent), a North Face ( a good expensive Tent) and currently have a Mountain Hardware. If your not sure what you want and...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,471
Posted By DRGNHTR
Talking Side Trip

Between Ebbetts Pass and Markleeville you turn off on 89 to do an out and back over Monitor Pass. It's about 30 minutes each way, just repaved and some pubs have rated it the #1 road in Ca.
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By DRGNHTR
Plastic Welding

Years ago I trashed an expensive fairing thanks to a puddle of oil in a parking lot. There was a place that did plastic welding that put humpty dumty back together again. With a paint job it looked...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,546
Posted By DRGNHTR
Talking Don't use a machine

Set it up. Wipe it down. Let it dry.
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,001
Posted By DRGNHTR
Got it. Used it. Got me home. 1500 miles. Tire...

Got it. Used it. Got me home. 1500 miles. Tire was at the end of life so it was replaced at the end of the trip. :D
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By DRGNHTR
Two things you might add to your list of needs is...

Two things you might add to your list of needs is waterproof/resistant and shockproof. I killed two point and shoots before I went to a tougher Stylus. It's been backpacking, snorkeling in saltwater,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,738
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not a ride

But don't forget the motorcycle museum in Solvang. http://www.motosolvang.com/ :thumbup
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By DRGNHTR
Well I hadn't seen it. Thanks.:clap

Well I hadn't seen it. Thanks.:clap
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