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Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,646
Views: 951,073
Posted By phreakingeek
not sure what looks better, that mountain range...

not sure what looks better, that mountain range or the sweet R1200GS. Feel like a gecko with eyes going in different directions at the same time.
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By phreakingeek
i have this exact stove. works pretty well for...

i have this exact stove. works pretty well for being such a low dollar unit. I had to bend the igniter to get a good spark, but since then, it's been 100% reliable.

another option that i carry...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By phreakingeek
i would agree with UpNorth... Back when i...

i would agree with UpNorth...

Back when i bought a 2 stroke, i bought a CR250 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Bought a low hour 1997 which was 7 or 8 years old when i bought it for $1500. It was...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By phreakingeek
have to agree...have a nice fancy headlight and...

have to agree...have a nice fancy headlight and one of these. i use this cheap one about 10x's more often. fits well, just enough light and seems to last forever.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,408
Posted By phreakingeek
klim neck warmer

my favorite 'under $20' gear item is one i bought during the Shenandoah 500. There was a company there selling a lot of Klim gear that I couldnt afford, but I did get the $19.99 neck warmer. I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6,437
Views: 322,095
Posted By phreakingeek
you have loose material at your belly button???...

you have loose material at your belly button??? :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,437
Views: 322,095
Posted By phreakingeek
I just sent in a suit that had a busted zipper. ...

I just sent in a suit that had a busted zipper. The quote i got to replace the two main zippers with the more water resistant ones was right at $100.

I didnt think that was too bad considering...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6,437
Views: 322,095
Posted By phreakingeek
I'd be up for some riding...whatcha got in mind?

I'd be up for some riding...whatcha got in mind?
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By phreakingeek
after reading a lot of reviews...i ordered a set...

after reading a lot of reviews...i ordered a set of these billet aluminum valve stems. Never heard of any of them flexing or breaking.

http://www.motorcycleanchor.com/tire_valves/index.htm
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,259
Posted By phreakingeek
subscribed

subscribed
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 572,843
Posted By phreakingeek
http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Me/i-Z...

http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Me/i-Zf23B3H/0/L/Jefe_10-3-2010-L.jpg


I dont have many of me actually riding since i tend to be the one taking pics...this was from the Shenandoah 500...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By phreakingeek
I, for one, like your reasoning and approach. ...

I, for one, like your reasoning and approach.

I would love to see manufacturers state the material used with some sort of abrasion "metrics". Seems like a much better way for them to...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By phreakingeek
although i don't have first hand experience with...

although i don't have first hand experience with the models of chest and knee protection you listed, I have never had any bad experiences with the Alpinestar gear I do own.

That said, whatever you...
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By phreakingeek
wow, this app looks awesome. I will be...

wow, this app looks awesome.

I will be trying it out very soon.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 957
Posted By phreakingeek
i set one of these HP Color Laser Multifunction's...

i set one of these HP Color Laser Multifunction's up for my in-laws a while back and they love it. It was quite a bit more expensive when they bought it, but it's now down to $399. Great prints and...
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 200,773
Posted By phreakingeek
I was happy with the black 4 drawer cart til i...

I was happy with the black 4 drawer cart til i used JVB's red 5 drawer. Sold the black cart for $75 and bought the red one. Now I'm very happy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,923
Posted By phreakingeek
thats some good advice...

thats some good advice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,437
Views: 322,095
Posted By phreakingeek
it was quite a brisk ride in...but i did notice...

it was quite a brisk ride in...but i did notice that my arm didnt get tired waving to all the other riders on the road. :lol3
Forum: Americas 11-17-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By phreakingeek
you say backroads, but didnt mention what bike...

you say backroads, but didnt mention what bike you're riding or if you want any gravel/dirt. That area is right next to the George Washington National Forest which has a ton of great gravel and...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By phreakingeek
I bought the FogTech stuff as a skeptical way of...

I bought the FogTech stuff as a skeptical way of 'ruling it out' before spending more money on a pinlock. This stuff works for me and I'm now a bit of a "you gotta try this" convert. Not cheap, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-13-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,968
Posted By phreakingeek
subscribed! :rofl

subscribed!

:rofl
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,641
Posted By phreakingeek
sure, I have sewing skills and can fix the arm...

sure, I have sewing skills and can fix the arm strap issue, but I wanted to wait and see if there would be a fix provided before I start modifying it on my own.

as for the back panel, any...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By phreakingeek
my order showed up yesterday...using my 6pack...

my order showed up yesterday...using my 6pack cooler today for lunch!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By phreakingeek
pm sent What time are you leaving Staunton...

pm sent

What time are you leaving Staunton Fri AM? What bikes are you all riding?
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,641
Posted By phreakingeek
aside from those issues already noted...my other...

aside from those issues already noted...my other issue is the way the back panel mounts leaving the top of the protector separated from the 'shirt'. When you are trying to put a jersey or other...
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By phreakingeek
new rebate available 10/24/2014-12/31/2014

if you buy through West Marine it ships free and there is a $50 ACR rebate available.
http://content.westmarine.com/documents/pdfs/Rebates/10.24.14-12.31.14%20ACR%20USA%20Rebate%20Form.pdf

Use...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By phreakingeek
looks like a good route. are you interested in...

looks like a good route. are you interested in having another rider along?
Forum: The Garage 11-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,985
Posted By phreakingeek
unless you need higher amps, this is the way to...

unless you need higher amps, this is the way to go. Way back when I was a pc tech, we all had these on our test benches. They run for years without any problems.

May want to get an older one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,712
Posted By phreakingeek
Is this noob a troll? his post was #3 and he...

Is this noob a troll? his post was #3 and he starts with "havent read the whole thread" as if it's 50 pages...wtf
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By phreakingeek
I typically use DOT knobbies on most of my bikes....

I typically use DOT knobbies on most of my bikes. They are usually a little harder rubber compound and wear longer...but you also can end up with a little less traction in some terrain. When I ran...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,898
Posted By phreakingeek
coupon worked for me

bought two 6pack and two 12pack coolers....and only paid for 2 coolers plus shipping. I've wanted a couple of these for a long time and finally made the purchase.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By phreakingeek
that's good to know, was thinking the XD would...

that's good to know, was thinking the XD would probably be my next helmet. Does Arai make a dual pane shield?
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,421
Posted By phreakingeek
I'm not using the arai, but on my helemts and...

I'm not using the arai, but on my helemts and goggles, I've had good luck with the Raincoat Pro and Fogtech DX

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=417466&highlight=fogtech
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,252
Posted By phreakingeek
all i can say is wow that's just plain...

all i can say is wow

that's just plain awesome
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By phreakingeek
+1 ever since i got my first copy of ADVMoto...

+1

ever since i got my first copy of ADVMoto Magazine when CrazyCarl relaunched it a few years ago, I've been hooked and cant get enough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,046,098
Posted By phreakingeek
from wikipedia, with credit to: Bonk, Aaron...

from wikipedia, with credit to: Bonk, Aaron (2013-02-07). "How Boxer Engines Work" (http://www.superstreetonline.com/techarticles/sstp_1301_how_boxer_engines_work/). Super Street Magazine. Source...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 159,025
Posted By phreakingeek
i've used both the regular stove and the 'simmer'...

i've used both the regular stove and the 'simmer' stove on several trips since I bought them. They work great and are so compact I was able to reduce the size of my pack quite a bit.

I opted to...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By phreakingeek
i'd buy one either way...I love when I'm on the...

i'd buy one either way...I love when I'm on the road and come to one of those signs 'warning' me that the pavement ends. May as well put out a Welcome mat
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By phreakingeek
i think i would keep the graphic so it looks like...

i think i would keep the graphic so it looks like you are riding up to the gravel...but maybe flip the text
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By phreakingeek
can you post a pic?

can you post a pic?
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