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Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By Flash412
Yup. Nope. Well, if you put an LED in backwards...

Yup. Nope. Well, if you put an LED in backwards it makes no difference and if you install the LED with forward polarity, it should glow brightly until it burns out because there is nothing to limit...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By Flash412
Put the 330 ohm resistor in the circuit as...

Put the 330 ohm resistor in the circuit as pictured to excite the field of the generator. To use an LED as a GEN light, you need to put the LED and a 1K-ohm resistor IN SERIES with each other and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Flash412
The item is belly pan for a sports bike. It's...

The item is belly pan for a sports bike. It's kinda big and the seller is afraid of having to eat round-trip shipping without the buyer having seen it in person before purchase. I have a FedEx...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Flash412
Little Help - Randolph, NJ?

Any ADV riders in the area of Randolph, NJ, who might help with logistics related to an eBay purchase? A guy there has something I want to buy but he is sticking to his guns on "local pickup only." ...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,513
Posted By Flash412
fixt.

fixt.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,513
Posted By Flash412
All good advice. As a veteran of many...

All good advice. As a veteran of many successfully completed projects, I'll offer some more.

Harbor Freight sells a cheapo ultrasonic cleaner. Using this with Simple Green is a great way to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,513
Posted By Flash412
Even her Tupperware contains Tupperware. ...

Even her Tupperware contains Tupperware.
Hmmm... :eek1 no bet.

:lol3 :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,513
Posted By Flash412
Shogs, you will do FINE. And your NEXT rebuild...

Shogs, you will do FINE. And your NEXT rebuild project will not be anywhere NEAR this anal-hyphen-retentive.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-01-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,957
Posted By Flash412
Update... Google car has done the loop and...

Update...

Google car has done the loop and the street view is pretty cool...

http://goo.gl/maps/ckQZ4
Forum: Europe 10-31-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Flash412
Pinging Herr Knopf. Danke!

Pinging Herr Knopf. Danke!
Forum: Europe 10-30-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Flash412
Thanks for the offer. I'm checking with my new...

Thanks for the offer. I'm checking with my new friend in Frankfurt to see what he thinks.
Forum: Europe 10-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Flash412
Thanks. I looked up 7310.2900 and found that...

Thanks.

I looked up 7310.2900 and found that 73.10 says:
Tanks, casks, drums, cans... (excl. for gas) of iron or steel, <300 l

7310.2900.00 is Other cans

73.11 is Containers for compressed...
Forum: Europe 10-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Flash412
German(s) Shipping Bike(s) to the USA?

It's a long story, but the bottom line is brief. My s.o. owns a used gas tank for a Moto Guzzi V50 Mark III. The tank is currently located in the Frankfurt area. The tank was free and she doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 35,855
Posted By Flash412
http://www.licenseplatesandframes.com/ ...

http://www.licenseplatesandframes.com/

Occasionally someone points out to her that she has loud pipes.

She points out that she doesn't have a dick.

Q.E.D.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 35,855
Posted By Flash412
http://flash412.home.comcast.net/~flash412/Pipes1....

http://flash412.home.comcast.net/~flash412/Pipes1.JPG
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By Flash412
Mapsettoolkit SENDG.DLL Corrupt

Can someone share a clean copy of SENDG.DLL?

Mapsetoolkit.exe does not work for me because, according to regsvr32, this one file is corrupt. I cannot it to download. If you have a valid working...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Flash412
MapSource 6.13.7 Install?

Anyone able to provide install file (zip?) for MapSource 6.13.7 ?
Supposedly that version works best under WINE on Linux but I can't find it to install. Torrent is no help. Have 6.13.6, but it is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,772
Posted By Flash412
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/D...

http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/D16/IMG_1574.ADV.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 115,709
Posted By Flash412
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/D...

http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/D16/IMG_1147.ADV.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,945
Posted By Flash412
Old Stuff

1942 HD XA
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/42xa.jpg

1960 BMW R26 w/ Globe GS200
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/thumperdeparis.jpg
R26 photo credit: Jackson DeParis, Nashville, TN
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-28-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Flash412
Sweet! Thanks!

Sweet! Thanks!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-28-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By Flash412
MapSource_6136.exe

I'm fed up with Winduhs and want to run MapSource on my Linux box. I've learned that MapSource 6.13.6 runs in Wine on Linux. Too bad Garmin no longer has MapSource_6136.exe available to download. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 245,762
Posted By Flash412
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/D16/IMG_0610.1...

http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/D16/IMG_0610.1024.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,429
Posted By Flash412
http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/D16/D16_Ticket...

http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/D16/D16_Ticket1_0138.800.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Flash412
Grenoble has an airport? We always flew in/out...

Grenoble has an airport? We always flew in/out of Lyon.

Here, follow this ride by clicking on the forward arrows. This was one of my favorite early morning rides to work. (It is a little freaky...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By Flash412
Le Dauphine

Grenoble, France, has a nickname: Le Capital des Alpes. In 1968 Grenoble hosted the Winter Olympics. The city was built at the confluence of two rivers. Three massifs were created over the eons by...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14,537
Views: 2,111,916
Posted By Flash412
Another '87 650SE Elefant For Sale

SOLD.

This is the granddaddy to the Pike's Peak Edition Multistrada.
We sold one on eBay earlier this week. This is the last one in our collection.
$1,500 OBO, in Fort Collins.

Copious...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-13-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14,537
Views: 2,111,916
Posted By Flash412
Bridgestone BT-020R 200/60-16

$75 OBO

Bridgestone BT-020R 200/60-16 rear tire is barely used at all. (The bike now has different size wheels.)
Plenty of tread left in the center as well as the sides. Waste it away doing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14,537
Views: 2,111,916
Posted By Flash412
Compared to a KTM 950 or a BMW R12, the SIX-FIFTY...

Compared to a KTM 950 or a BMW R12, the SIX-FIFTY Elefant sure is tiny.
The 750 Elefant or 900 Elefant are closer to the aforementioned pig-bikes.
The 650 Elefant is sort of like a KLR650, but with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14,537
Views: 2,111,916
Posted By Flash412
FS: 1987 Cagiva 650SE Elefant - Fort Collins

http://flash412ebay.home.comcast.net/~flash412ebay/Elefant4Sale.htm

http://flash412ebay.home.comcast.net/~flash412ebay/BlackBike/IMG_0161.800.JPG
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,454
Posted By Flash412
Great write-up. Also, it illustrates exactly why...

Great write-up. Also, it illustrates exactly why I post my own write-up before you post yours on rides we take together. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,347
Posted By Flash412
I have some experience. If you go here...

I have some experience. If you go here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18672480&postcount=7964 you will find a link to a 650 Elefant currently for sale in Fort Collins. The linked ad...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,924
Posted By Flash412
I've had a few 34-36 hour travel days, crossing...

I've had a few 34-36 hour travel days, crossing the dateline heading east. So why not a 16 hour, 1000 mile ride heading west? :dunno

She's been hugged (in)appropriately. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,924
Posted By Flash412
On pavement, I ride for 3 hours and stop for a...

On pavement, I ride for 3 hours and stop for a half hour or so. 3 hours at 70 makes more than 200 miles and the full half hour stop. Less than 200 miles at three hours nets a shorter stop. More...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,924
Posted By Flash412
Not quite as ironic for me as for the finishers...

Not quite as ironic for me as for the finishers (http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/DustyButtFinishers_50.jpg) on KTMs, a Suzuki and a Triumph. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,924
Posted By Flash412
Thanks. If anyone cares to read about...

Thanks.

If anyone cares to read about riding 1000 miles in a day off-road in South Africa, here is a link to the write-up (http://www.deathstar.org/~flash/dustybutt.htm).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,221
Posted By Flash412
I lived in Tennessee. GREAT roads there, but WAY...

I lived in Tennessee. GREAT roads there, but WAY too much rain.
I lived in Grenoble, France, "le Capital des Alpes." The roads in all three mountain ranges around the city are about as close to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,924
Posted By Flash412
1036 Miles On Dirt in South Africa, on a Borrowed Bike

http://flash412pix.home.comcast.net/~flash412pix/DustyButtCert_50.jpg

Not the farthest I've ridden in 24 hours, but certainly the most memorable.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By Flash412
As much as I like them, I don't wear Held gloves...

As much as I like them, I don't wear Held gloves anymore for the same reason.
Instead, now I buy cheaper gloves that are a better value.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By Flash412
There's one around the corner from the last turn...

There's one around the corner from the last turn before the end of the video. Those scooters only take a few liters. At the fuel stop, they park them front wheel in toward the pump, five of 'em...
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