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Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By L.B.S.
I have nothing bad to say about the other more...

I have nothing bad to say about the other more expensive compressors; but I also have nothing bad to say about my mini Slime pump that I've had and used a lot over the years, either. :D

Very...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,258
Posted By L.B.S.
That's a fascinating take on the subject, I...

That's a fascinating take on the subject, I enjoyed envisioning in my mind what you were getting at. :evil

Having said that, I'm thinking Occam's razor, though. I don't see the "indentations" so...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By L.B.S.
My worst was catching my right footpeg on a tree...

My worst was catching my right footpeg on a tree stump, hidden by shadow and bushy overgrowth.

I was going a fairly good clip, and stopped completely dead. Well, the bike did, I continued and...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By L.B.S.
Sorry, a completely unrelated post in this...

Sorry, a completely unrelated post in this thread, but I didn't know you guys were on ADV!

I stopped in Smithers at Eyecandy back in 2012 on my return from a trip to Haida Gwaii, and you were...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By L.B.S.
An FYI if you didn't know; the Metzler Z8 models...

An FYI if you didn't know; the Metzler Z8 models that superseded the Z6's have hash grooves that cross the centre plane of the tire, making it much easier to see tread wear in the middle. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,013
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,712
Posted By L.B.S.
Darn it, I was feverishly contemplating looking...

Darn it, I was feverishly contemplating looking on Craig's List for SV 650 motors :lol3

Your work is beautiful and inspiring, thank you for all the great pics 'n posts! :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 52,712
Posted By L.B.S.
:eek1 I always thought they were in the...

:eek1

I always thought they were in the low to mid 40's. Are they model year dependent, some better than others, I wonder?
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By L.B.S.
Another person here who has had great success...

Another person here who has had great success with car window tint film on helmet visors. :D

Mind you, it's up to the installer, be it yourself or someone you trust to do it properly, if you suck...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By L.B.S.
Cortez mate, I wouldn't trust it unless you know...

Cortez mate, I wouldn't trust it unless you know for sure there are bike shops with tires you would want available, along your journey.

I learned an $$$$ expensive lesson with my Metz Z6 on my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By L.B.S.
Awesome pictures, but black text on a charcoal...

Awesome pictures, but black text on a charcoal background? Jumping jeebus on a pogo stick. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By L.B.S.
The NC700X (and the CB500X in case you got them...

The NC700X (and the CB500X in case you got them mixed up) are both twins, Lewis, not thumpers. :D

There are two giant threads in Road Warriors, and probably lots more scattered about randomly in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,675
Posted By L.B.S.
Aw, that's so great to hear, a wonderful success!...

Aw, that's so great to hear, a wonderful success! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 505,946
Posted By L.B.S.
Very nice, ABP :D It is very weird for me...

Very nice, ABP :D

It is very weird for me as a North American, to see a VFR in "CBR900RR-like" paintjob and colours, though... :huh :lol3

It's a crying shame that VFR's in general didn't keep...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,473
Posted By L.B.S.
? ...

?

http://www.wyff4.com/news/video-woman-caught-on-tape-smashing-out-car-window-during-repo/27072728
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,516
Posted By L.B.S.
I got it in my hot little hands today! :clap ...

I got it in my hot little hands today! :clap

Thanks man :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 252,595
Posted By L.B.S.
Dude, that was awesome :D I flinched/shied...

Dude, that was awesome :D

I flinched/shied right a couple times during the bush whacking, and did some leaning during the downhill section :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By L.B.S.
I couldn't go over 40-50 mph on my F800ST if I...

I couldn't go over 40-50 mph on my F800ST if I was wearing a summer mesh jacket! :huh :lol3 A crazy flapping would start at the shoulders, and become so loud and obnoxious I'd have to slow back down...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,470
Posted By L.B.S.
:like: :D Good on you mate! That's almost...

:like: :D Good on you mate!

That's almost exactly what I did with my beloved '82 CB450T, put her back to stock as much as I could, and gave to my best buddy for his very first motorbike.
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,516
Posted By L.B.S.
Sorry, I have no idea the actual path it took...

Sorry, I have no idea the actual path it took from Kent to LA, I'm Canadian :linzi

I just typed in Google Maps, and that's the mileage number it said :lol3
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,516
Posted By L.B.S.
I despair ever figuring out how USPS/Fedex/UPS...

I despair ever figuring out how USPS/Fedex/UPS etc., determines the best fiscal, logistical, and customer-friendly method to transport parcels.

Kent Wa. --> Vancouver BC. 159 miles. 2 hours +/-
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,470
Posted By L.B.S.
So what happened to the CB400N? :D

So what happened to the CB400N? :D
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By L.B.S.
I have some from circa 2008-ish, so I don't know...

I have some from circa 2008-ish, so I don't know what generation they are (maybe first or second?), or what differences have been made to any new versions.

With the vent strip removed, they do an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,473
Posted By L.B.S.
Clif, more power to you, mate. :freakyThank you...

Clif, more power to you, mate. :freakyThank you kindly for your in depth reply to my eyebrow raised cynical skepticism. Once again, I made false assumptions and based your actions on my rather staid...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-12-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,473
Posted By L.B.S.
Much like my first eye blinking and nonplussed...

Much like my first eye blinking and nonplussed reaction to the great Alaska adventure, I'm jiggered if I can get a handle on how things work in the unreality bubble known as Clif-world...:huh
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 90,474
Posted By L.B.S.
:becca That's just not fair...:cry So...

:becca That's just not fair...:cry

So jealous! :D
Forum: Vendors 07-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,516
Posted By L.B.S.
Awesome, thank you kindly for your reply :D

Awesome, thank you kindly for your reply :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-04-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 27,675
Posted By L.B.S.
Sweet! Please keep us updated with how it is...

Sweet! Please keep us updated with how it is working, from time to time, if you feel so inclined :D

Rock on dude :super
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,516
Posted By L.B.S.
Humble apologies if I have missed it in the...

Humble apologies if I have missed it in the thread somewhere, but what occurs if the LED does ever happen to overheat?

Say the fan stops working for whatever reason, or it works, but gets...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By L.B.S.
What year? Maybe it matters, maybe not, I...

What year?

Maybe it matters, maybe not, I don't know sorry.

Ventura rack?

http://i.imgur.com/ymSk9L0.jpg

I would fab a tail rack with a sissy bar if no Ventura was available, put a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,653
Posted By L.B.S.
Bahahahahaha :lol3 :tears: :rofl

Bahahahahaha :lol3 :tears: :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,653
Posted By L.B.S.
I really liked the sound of that bike in the...

I really liked the sound of that bike in the video, except for the rather disconcerting missed shifts that kept cropping up...

That aside, I won't even go into the whole retards on the bikes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,553
Posted By L.B.S.
Complicated techno wizardry in my Honda bikes? No...

Complicated techno wizardry in my Honda bikes? No problems, love the ABS, EFI, computers, etc.! :ricky:super

Complicated techno wizardry in my BMW bike? Ya, not so much. :muutt:becca:baldy
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By L.B.S.
FZ-07's rule! NCX's drool! :lol3

FZ-07's rule! NCX's drool! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,383
Posted By L.B.S.
If I were to get a newer 600-ish sized I4, it...

If I were to get a newer 600-ish sized I4, it would be this one or a CBF600SA

My back/neck/wrists aged before my time, and my GSXR's just got too painful too quickly :cry

I don't like the...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,222
Posted By L.B.S.
They were expensive, but I have been quite happy...

They were expensive, but I have been quite happy with my Alpinestars CoolMax and Thermal Tech socks in my Sidi ADV Goretex boots for the past couple years. :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,185
Posted By L.B.S.
Heh heh :evil

Heh heh :evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 54,558
Posted By L.B.S.
I would hazard a guess that the metal frame can...

I would hazard a guess that the metal frame can get quite hot, and your inner thighs could touch it when at a standstill. Possibly some sort of thermal break plastic heat shields?
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,682
Posted By L.B.S.
Carrot Top on a Copper Top :lol3 (I think...

Carrot Top on a Copper Top :lol3

(I think the bike looks cool)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,185
Posted By L.B.S.
Ingenius! I love it :thumb

Ingenius! I love it :thumb
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