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Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,662
Posted By Harsh
I vote for the Estwing. I own one that is over...

I vote for the Estwing. I own one that is over 20 years old. The varnish is cracked but the handle is still good. It's a beast. Plus they sell @ $30 at Home Depot. Had one of the Gerbers with the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/im...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/image_zps8b883db2.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/ph5820/media/image_zps8b883db2.jpg.html)
My KLX has been sitting in my garage since I got my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
tslaw, I want to ride all of Blue Ridge...

tslaw,

I want to ride all of Blue Ridge Parkway also. I'm the reverse of you. I've only ridden BRP from VA to just across the state line into North Carolina.
Where Skyline ends BRP starts (Pic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
Thanks Ghostie. It was all the Gopro. I just set...

Thanks Ghostie. It was all the Gopro. I just set it to take a photo every 60 seconds. Pulled the ones I liked in order to post. I'm still trying to figure out the field of view for the Gopro -...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
I never thought about how common a name Skyline...

I never thought about how common a name Skyline would be - probably one for about every mountain ridge road. The one I rode is the 105 mile one. Speed limit is 35 mph. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
Repeat all of the above for many, many miles...

Repeat all of the above for many, many miles until the sun goes down.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/10Repeat_zps9c279fe4.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
For anyone that has never been on Skyline Drive...

For anyone that has never been on Skyline Drive (starts at Front Royal, VA) - this is my experience and advice on riding Skyline.

Read the signs....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By Harsh
Skyline Drive

This was a shakedown ride - just got back from 1,000 mile break in service on my two week old Dyna Super Glide Custom. Installed saddlebags. Bought a Gopro camera - wanted to try everything out....
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,915
Posted By Harsh
It's the HD one -...

It's the HD one - http://www.harley-davidson.com/store/chopped-fender-luggage-rack-pa-01-5425010--1
I don't recommend it. Every time I take off my seat it takes a half hour to get the back seat bolt...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,915
Posted By Harsh
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/im...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/image_zpsd0674e4f.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/ph5820/media/image_zpsd0674e4f.jpg.html)
This is my second summer with my 883. Replace the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
That is a Cycle Rack - sometimes ding my knee...

That is a Cycle Rack - sometimes ding my knee getting on motorycle - but still the most useful rack I've ever owned.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Had the opportunity today to observe the great...

Had the opportunity today to observe the great protective coverage provided by a Ricochet skid plate. Thought I would share.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/Ricochet.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,080
Posted By Harsh
I own a 2010 KLX250. There are highways near me...

I own a 2010 KLX250. There are highways near me where speed limit is 70. I'll hop on and off but there is no way I'm cruising for hours at 70 with traffic - my 250 doesn't have the power to play...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 1,023,595
Posted By Harsh
On the Blue Ridge Parkway. Kelty tarp off the...

On the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Kelty tarp off the back of the bike.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/BRP4.jpg
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/BRP8.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-08-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 227,449
Posted By Harsh
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/An...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/Antietam3.jpg
Didn't know this could be done with one photo til I read this thread.
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 699,529
Posted By Harsh
The windshield is a Memphis Shades Del Rio. ...

The windshield is a Memphis Shades Del Rio. Blocks bugs without turbulence. The four mounting points allow for adjustment of windshield angle. I like to ride without a windshield but for any...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 699,529
Posted By Harsh
I have an HD Iron. I'm only 5'7" and the mid...

I have an HD Iron. I'm only 5'7" and the mid controls felt like my knees were in my chest. I put on forward controls and it feels right now.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/HD5.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Brought home a HD Iron. Cleaned up the 250 KLX...

Brought home a HD Iron.
Cleaned up the 250 KLX and took it for a last ride before selling it.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/HDKLX1.jpg
Decided I like it too much to sell.
First...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,964,823
Posted By Harsh
Took a two day trip. Covered Skyline Drive (VA)....

Took a two day trip. Covered Skyline Drive (VA). I replaced my stock seat with a Sargent seat. The Sargent seat is 4 inches wider than the original seat - made the trip noticeably more comfortable....
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
<a...

<a href="http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/?action=view&amp;current=photo-1.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/photo-1.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,165
Posted By Harsh
I'm excited about your purchase. My first...

I'm excited about your purchase.
My first street legal motorcycle was an XL 185. I owned mine back in 81-84.
My exhaust rusted out and I replaced it with a SuperTrapp - bolted right on - I would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
I recommend the Cyclerack rack. ...

I recommend the Cyclerack rack.
http://www.cycleracks.com/
It's a big rack and you can load it up. I had about 40lbs on mine for a week long trip.

I don't recommend MSR handguards - the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By Harsh
Not my backyard (I moved from Colorado in 2004)...

Not my backyard (I moved from Colorado in 2004) but I wish it were.
I was in Colorado last week.
Planned on fishing a lot more but the rivers were swollen with melting runoff - great time to raft...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By Harsh
900 Mile Week in CO

Starting summer off right -
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/3.jpg
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/3A.jpg
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/4.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Just spent a week riding 900 miles of Colorado. ...

Just spent a week riding 900 miles of Colorado.
Didn't do anything to adjust for altitude. Bike wouldn't just start with choke out and a push of the button like in VA - had to roll the throttle and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Rob G, Just looking at your bike makes me want to...

Rob G, Just looking at your bike makes me want to take a trip. I like everthing about your setup: rack, skidplate, handguards, gps, spot, lock, bag, fuel storage, seat, storage cannisters.
Ideally,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
RobG, My Cyclerack was originally silver. I...

RobG, My Cyclerack was originally silver. I spray painted it with two coats of automotive Krylon before mounting it. The owner of Cycleracks sent the rack without payment. Strangely, this...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
I put on a Cycleracks,...

I put on a Cycleracks, http://www.cycleracks.com/, tail rack this week.
It is a large rack which attaches at the footpegs and also the rear screws of the tool kit. I have plans for a weeklong trip...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Rob G. I can't help you with any of your...

Rob G. I can't help you with any of your questions because I don't know anything. I remember reading a motorcycle magazine article when the Suzuki and Kawasaki 400s first came out - the article was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,902
Posted By Harsh
Nice - on the computer repair. The weather has...

Nice - on the computer repair.
The weather has improved since Friday in the DC area. Short wearing weather. I guarantee beautiful weather during Memorial Day (great time to check out the memorials...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
My last motorcycle was an FZ1. I feel like I am...

My last motorcycle was an FZ1. I feel like I am on a moped right now. I'm following the break in specified in the manual - keep the rpms under 4,000 for 500 miles. In 6th gear this gives me a top...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,902
Posted By Harsh
I hope Apple get's your laptop fixed quickly. ...

I hope Apple get's your laptop fixed quickly.
Enjoy the dry, hot weather where you are at - cause it is wet and cold in the DC area.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10,016
Views: 2,152,338
Posted By Harsh
Picked this up today. 2010 Zero miles. ...

Picked this up today. 2010 Zero miles.
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/KLX250.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,902
Posted By Harsh
If it is Wicked - I'm seeing your Mom in June. ...

If it is Wicked - I'm seeing your Mom in June.
Safe travels.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By Harsh
Somebody pass a phone number on to me of where I...

Somebody pass a phone number on to me of where I can get a brand new 09 KLX250S (not the motard) for $3200. I'm a cash buyer and would gladly travel to NJ for the bike. Live in NOVA (Northern...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-29-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 319,266
Posted By Harsh
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/Su...

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd253/ph5820/Sunset.jpg
Same old fireball as viewed through the woods of Virginia.
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 24,590
Posted By Harsh
http://www.hotbikeweb.com/tech/0505hb_craftsman_mo...

http://www.hotbikeweb.com/tech/0505hb_craftsman_motorcycle_tool_set/photo_02.html
I picked up the metric version of this tool roll from Sears. Nicer than the tool kit that came with my R6 or FZ1. ...
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,797
Posted By Harsh
Sucks when people through stuff at motorcyclists...

Sucks when people through stuff at motorcyclists -
In the 80's, back when people could ride in the back of a pickup. A pickup passed me on the highway with two big guys drinking beer in back. They...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,072
Posted By Harsh
I went through MWS in the early nineties. ...

I went through MWS in the early nineties. Vermont - beautiful state. Didn't care for the liquor laws at the time - had to plead with VT ID holders to buy a group of us (over 21 year olds) beer...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,813
Posted By Harsh
People talk about the 14ers they have "climbed"...

People talk about the 14ers they have "climbed" and most of them have no physical danger involved HIKING to the top if you take out lightning. Pyramid has climbing and a real threat of serious...
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