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Forum: Face plant 10-04-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,889
Posted By DustyJacket
That is one reason I ride with my thumb on the...

That is one reason I ride with my thumb on the horn button when cars are close around me - no reaction time lost finding the button.

My dual horns work very well.
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 619,523
Posted By DustyJacket
Enjoy the time you get with the kids - it goes...

Enjoy the time you get with the kids - it goes away too quickly and never comes back.

I am glad your legs are totally paralyzed - it must help to be able to move them and stuff. I am glad for...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 31,930
Posted By DustyJacket
OK, so BTD is doing well and we've seen his pics....

OK, so BTD is doing well and we've seen his pics.

What about his bike ? :cry




(By the way - heal well, and quickly Bill/Kevin)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,411
Posted By DustyJacket
Polaris has a history of coming out with...

Polaris has a history of coming out with products, selling them, then abandoning them. That is the reason I will never buy a Polaris product.

Remember Polaris PWCs?
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,216
Posted By DustyJacket
this is a hoot

this is a hoot
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 296,940
Posted By DustyJacket
Great report! Maybe when this is all over...

Great report!

Maybe when this is all over you can summarize the various maintenance issues encountered.

This report has given me a feeling that Urals are much hardier than they used to be,...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 791
Posted By DustyJacket
Griotts Garage has it for headlights and such, if...

Griotts Garage has it for headlights and such, if that is what you are referring to
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,478
Posted By DustyJacket
Attaching a sidecar is more involved in attaching...

Attaching a sidecar is more involved in attaching a trailer. Lots of adjustments. So if you are going to be putting it on and taking it off a lot, a trailer makes sense.

Running a hack makes the...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,489
Posted By DustyJacket
It wasn't a scooter, but..... With my RT...

It wasn't a scooter, but.....

With my RT laid up until I can get new brakes, I've been riding my wife's Buell Blast. It is tiny enough to be a scooter.

Traffic to work has been getting a LOT...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,984
Posted By DustyJacket
I could give that bike a home...... call me.....

I could give that bike a home...... call me.....
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By DustyJacket
are these stock/OEM pads?

are these stock/OEM pads?
Forum: Americas 09-18-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,062
Posted By DustyJacket
I finally received mine less than a month ago....

I finally received mine less than a month ago. Nice book.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 608,075
Posted By DustyJacket
I not longer have my H-D but here are a few pics....

I not longer have my H-D but here are a few pics. (Wish I still had it)


Ready for a week-long trip:
http://www.dustyjacket.com/mc/sporty/bagger_1.jpg


At the Dragon:...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,558
Posted By DustyJacket
Yeooers! Got mine yesterday. Said "that looks...

Yeooers!
Got mine yesterday. Said "that looks familiar".

Good job.

I'd like to do that but my teenager is too cool to even touch Dad's bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,942
Posted By DustyJacket
One my SaddleSore ride, I ran into a gas station...

One my SaddleSore ride, I ran into a gas station that had no-one there and the building was dark, but they still had the pumps running and unlocked.

I got gas, but the printer malfunctioned and I...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By DustyJacket
Gerbings web site - for the hard mounted...

Gerbings web site - for the hard mounted controllers.
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By DustyJacket
Sizing tool failed for me. My 'stich is a little...

Sizing tool failed for me. My 'stich is a little too short to be comfortable.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By DustyJacket
I have noticed the same thing after adding TT...

I have noticed the same thing after adding TT bars to my RT. As if the valves were off.


I plan to chat with the dealer about it in aniother 2,000 miles.
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 2,349,840
Posted By DustyJacket
The ONLY way to watch that film is to watch the...

The ONLY way to watch that film is to watch the MST3K version.
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6,387
Views: 2,349,840
Posted By DustyJacket
I don't think you should sell the daughter... :D

I don't think you should sell the daughter... :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,560
Posted By DustyJacket
What he said......

What he said......
Forum: Face plant 08-24-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,576
Posted By DustyJacket
You are going to have to do better on your sales...

You are going to have to do better on your sales pitch, here... :puke1
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,953
Posted By DustyJacket
Buy more underwear.........

Buy more underwear.........
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,489
Posted By DustyJacket
Very cool. I am envious. My 16 year old...

Very cool.

I am envious. My 16 year old won't ride on my bike or even touch it.

Too cool for Mom and Dad I guess.

Ride on........
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Posted By DustyJacket
(Ex-Coloradoan here) 1. You switch from...

(Ex-Coloradoan here)

1. You switch from "Heat" to "A/C" in one day
2. You know what the "Peoples Republic of Boulder" means.
3. Your sense of direction is; towards the mountains and away from...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-22-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 82,713
Posted By DustyJacket
I want to test ride that ....

I want to test ride that ....
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By DustyJacket
Loose (or corroded) battery cable. She...

Loose (or corroded) battery cable.

She should go to XLforum.net and learn a lot.
Forum: Australia 07-15-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,195
Posted By DustyJacket
Eye wash - good for washing that bug out of your...

Eye wash - good for washing that bug out of your eye as well as the gravel out of that road rash......

(A couple of yars ago, my eyes were drying out so I put in some eye drops, only to find out...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 36,576
Posted By DustyJacket
http://www.dustyjacket.com/mc/r1200rt/conspic.jpg...

http://www.dustyjacket.com/mc/r1200rt/conspic.jpg

It is dark out...... :evil
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 07-13-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,916
Posted By DustyJacket
I've had mine a while now, and if I turn it off,...

I've had mine a while now, and if I turn it off, and then disconnect power, it can lock up, requiring me to pull the battery for a while.

Right now I have tape on the battery contacts, preventing...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 58,537
Posted By DustyJacket
40 years ago I was riding a bicycle - don't know...

40 years ago I was riding a bicycle - don't know what brand.......
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,511
Posted By DustyJacket
Actually, the shocks on the Custom are more...

Actually, the shocks on the Custom are more adjustable than the Roadster models. I had to adjust mine to the top (5 steps) because of my fat butt, and all the stuff I hauled in the Boss Bags.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,511
Posted By DustyJacket
Me at the Dragon, 2006, on my Sporty (Custom with...

Me at the Dragon, 2006, on my Sporty (Custom with fwd controls). In some turns I scraped pages, kickstand, muffler......

http://www.dustyjacket.com/dragon/bill_03.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,330
Posted By DustyJacket
Go to Nederland, then go West.....

Go to Nederland, then go West.....
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,861
Posted By DustyJacket
commando ! :clap ...

commando ! :clap








Not really, I have outgrown my 'stich and need to sell it.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-15-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,125
Posted By DustyJacket
Since I found out you can lock your keys inside...

Since I found out you can lock your keys inside your saddlebag, I have carried the spare on a chain around my neck.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
Posted By DustyJacket
You want rare-earth magnets. I get them...

You want rare-earth magnets.

I get them from windermagnates/forcefield at

http://forcefieldmagnets.com/catalog/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By DustyJacket
Oh, the pain. Wrong move. Right time.

Today I was riding on a heavily patched road, turning left into the CVS lot when my rear tire hit some gravel that I didn't see.

Rear tire slid out from under me and I started going down. I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-31-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,417
Posted By DustyJacket
I had the "can't start" syndrome. Then I...

I had the "can't start" syndrome.

Then I removed the battery AND SD card, did the update, put back the battery and card, and have had no problems since.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,454
Posted By DustyJacket
When you first turn off the engine, lean the bike...

When you first turn off the engine, lean the bike to the right for a minute then get off and put it on the center stand.

Your readings will be a little more consistent.
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