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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:37 PM
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Posted By ibgary
Dealer said they found nothing wrong, no codes...

Dealer said they found nothing wrong, no codes nothing. He also said earlier in the yr a sertao came in with the same symptoms. On that they found a bad fuel pump relay. Perhaps that accounts for...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
The stealer called. Said it started for them,...

The stealer called. Said it started for them, but they will run it through all the diagnostic checks and call again with the results.

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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,887
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Posted By ibgary
Did someone forget a coma? Sent from my HTC...

Did someone forget a coma?

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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
My bike stalled a block from home and wouldn't...

My bike stalled a block from home and wouldn't restart. Waiting to have it taken in.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,887
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Posted By ibgary
As one of those getting 70+ mpg I'll bite. My...

As one of those getting 70+ mpg I'll bite. My understanding is that the ECM was changed on 2014 bikes. Perhaps that accounts for a different mpg. Perhaps I like to shift, that's what I do to match...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By ibgary
My passing switch stopped. I'll pull it Sat and...

My passing switch stopped. I'll pull it Sat and have a look. Anyone done that yet?

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Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,887
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Posted By ibgary
Good ?, I have one on the shelf, but haven't...

Good ?, I have one on the shelf, but haven't tried to find /remove the stock one yet.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
I don't think the issue is where it's built, but...

I don't think the issue is where it's built, but rather the manufacturing specs. If they don't make what is specified they don't get paid. Harley gives crap for specs, they get a crap bike. Did...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-21-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By ibgary
Very rarely a problem. Trees don't need to be...

Very rarely a problem. Trees don't need to be big, and there is a method for hanging a hammock from a pole or stick. You tube. I've watched but not tried.
I have packed under the tarp, while is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
MCN gave the bike 3 out of 5 stars. That is the...

MCN gave the bike 3 out of 5 stars.
That is the lowest rating I've seen in the 3 yrs I've been a subscriber.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,225
Posted By ibgary
Be careful. If you go to far south on 151 you...

Be careful. If you go to far south on 151 you may find yourself in New Mexico, which has roads worse than Old Mexico. 😨😖😠,😨😖😠.....

Forum: Trip Planning 08-20-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,662
Posted By ibgary
Pack the dry tent separately, if it's dry. Set...

Pack the dry tent separately, if it's dry. Set up the tent /rain fly at your next camp and it should dry overnight. A couple of days of being wet won't hurt it, but dry when you get home before...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,829
Views: 884,387
Posted By ibgary
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/20/3u5abevy.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/20/3u5abevy.jpg
I'm very happy with the monokey trekkers. I really like the different opening options. Mount and dismount is a snap. Turn the key push the button...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
Inline four, never heard of a 1975 Honda 750. ...

Inline four, never heard of a 1975 Honda 750. What was the power on that anyway? How did it compare to a 75 Harley. How is that 39 yr old 750 compared to the street 750?

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Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2,374
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Posted By ibgary
41 mpg? My XL1200 got in the low to mid 50s. ...

41 mpg? My XL1200 got in the low to mid 50s.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By ibgary
That's what I call planning ahead. When I rode...

That's what I call planning ahead.
When I rode my Sportster across hwy 50 going west from I-15, I thought I would be ok, but I put some gas in a Gatorade bottle just in case I was wrong. Didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 06:47 AM
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Posted By ibgary
Ride to empty and then fill. Then you know...

Ride to empty and then fill. Then you know what's usable.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 382,170
Posted By ibgary
Is it a magneto like on the KLR? Sent from...

Is it a magneto like on the KLR?

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Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
Harley gets a lot of customers through the...

Harley gets a lot of customers through the training program, Riders Edge=Harley Riding Academy.
The Buells are old and need to be replaced. The Street 500 is replacement for the Buell Blast. Made...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,179
Views: 2,447,479
Posted By ibgary
Starbucks coffee sucks. McDonald's is much...

Starbucks coffee sucks. McDonald's is much better for much less.

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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,179
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Posted By ibgary
Sweet. Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk

Sweet.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 05:14 PM
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Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
The fit and finish really do suck. Mirrors,...

The fit and finish really do suck. Mirrors, horn, rear brake etc. No attention to detail.

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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
1+ Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk

1+

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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,056
Posted By ibgary
Not if you have a net and underquilt. Sent...

Not if you have a net and underquilt.

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Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,056
Posted By ibgary
1+. Folly? Lounging in my hammock in a...

1+.
Folly? Lounging in my hammock in a downpour is one of the things I like the most about my hammock.
The cost is an issue for some people, but in reality it's about the same. Tent + bag +...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
My 2014 gets better millage than🔝. I hit...

My 2014 gets better millage than🔝.
I hit reserve @~190-200.
Average mpg @ 4000 miles is 74.
Passing power will be great compared to your 250. It has about the same power to weight ratio as my...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,056
Posted By ibgary
I can't confirm that a hammock set up is smaller...

I can't confirm that a hammock set up is smaller or lighter than a tent set up. Both tents and hammocks come in different materials, sizes and configurations.
Look at Dream Hammock as an example....
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
This started here. Subject is speed. Followed...

This started here. Subject is speed. Followed by, " If your looking for speed, look at the V Rod...". FYI the V Rod falls short of the V Max. If the subject is speed what's the problem? Oranges...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 224,488
Posted By ibgary
It's not pointless if you're interested in power...

It's not pointless if you're interested in power to weight ratio= speed and cost. It's only pointless if you have decided on getting a Harley.

Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,056
Posted By ibgary
Top quilt & under quilt. About the same weight...

Top quilt & under quilt. About the same weight as an equivalent sleeping bag, but twice the cost, unless you make your own.

Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6,829
Views: 884,387
Posted By ibgary
For me, and im not very experienced in the dirt,...

For me, and im not very experienced in the dirt, the weight is fine. The lighter it gets the more you get blown around on the highway, and I spend more time on the black top than the dirt. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,829
Views: 884,387
Posted By ibgary
I want my pie and to eat it too. Next summer...

I want my pie and to eat it too. Next summer riding to Inuvic. (can't spell). Suggestions?

Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
Don't touch the throttle until it's running. ...

Don't touch the throttle until it's running.
Karma, have fun. I thought a lot about getting an old boxer. I put 65k on my R100GS before it was stolen. Great bike, very easy to work on. 20-30 min...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,056
Posted By ibgary
Well I just got back from the family camp out. ...

Well I just got back from the family camp out. While out my daughter asked if she could sleep in my Dangerbird. So slept in the Lawson Blue Ridge. Now I can either give Avery the DB and take the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 35,138
Posted By ibgary
"Sometimes it takes a full tank of gas just to...

"Sometimes it takes a full tank of gas just to clear the head" unknown.

Forum: Equipment 08-10-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,179
Views: 2,447,479
Posted By ibgary
Well if it tastes like Starbucks coffee, switch...

Well if it tastes like Starbucks coffee, switch to Folgers.
I take either instant, better than Starbucks, or a 1 cup expresso maker. Depends on the amount of room. With the wife, she needs good...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/10/pudeqa4u.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/10/pudeqa4u.jpg

Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,887
Views: 440,939
Posted By ibgary
Lol.😅 ☝

Lol.😅

Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,276
Posted By ibgary
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/dequ3u5a.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/09/dequ3u5a.jpg

Sorry I left the stove & ☕ @ home.
10,180' Buffalo Pass. Easy.

Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15,046
Views: 1,752,065
Posted By ibgary
Well worded. Thanks. ☝

Well worded. Thanks.

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