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Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By boother
I am familiar with them but I am glad you...

I am familiar with them but I am glad you mentioned the Darien pants. That is something to consider because I am sure they are very well made but I was hoping to find something in the $150 - $250...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,325
Posted By boother
Commuter pants again

I know the subject of pants has come up a bunch and I did search and read a lot. However I am specifically looking for some over pants that are easy to take on and off with a waterproof outer shell...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,024,738
Posted By boother
You have no idea how much I want to comment on...

You have no idea how much I want to comment on this... :evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,024,738
Posted By boother
I find a good back protector with a wide waist...

I find a good back protector with a wide waist belt helps with support and posture. Not to mention it helps protect your back. I use an AlpineStars bionic one. no more slouching, good support and no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17,825
Views: 1,174,639
Posted By boother
This weekend

If the weather stays nice, anyone riding this weekend? I missed the Madison fun and I need to get the DR out.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,024,738
Posted By boother
Thanks but I have the original stock springs so I...

Thanks but I have the original stock springs so I just want to sell these. I'm sure they will go cheap. :thumb:thumb:thumb In fact if someone that knows what they are doing happened to come by the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,024,738
Posted By boother
DR650 Eibach front and rear spring kit

I finally got my new to me 2009 DR out and had some fun today. The previous owner did a lot of upgrades but it was very apparent that another thing I will have to change are the front and rear...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,251
Posted By boother
Hwy 62

Just east of Friendship Hwy 62 is closed. I checked it out today and rode around the "road closed" sign but the road itself is bluckled and there really isn't a way through even on 2 wheels.

It...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,835
Posted By boother
Good luck. I have seriously considered doing that...

Good luck. I have seriously considered doing that myself and I believe you can do it if you are handy and have the time. I went so far to price the material, straps, webbing, clasps, etc. After...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,251
Posted By boother
Obviously one route is significantly longer than...

Obviously one route is significantly longer than the other. Just curious which one is more technical, more water crossings, more dirt and gravel? Up or down?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 66,819
Posted By boother
Wye configuration to a delta

So I have read several articles on how to do this for my DR650 and it doesn't look very difficult. However before I do, can anyone that has actually done this comment on the results? Will I be able...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 102,300
Views: 20,024,738
Posted By boother
Russell Day-Long

Anyone want or need a Russell Day-Long saddle?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=767090
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 223,178
Posted By boother
Here is a survival knife...at least good enough...

Here is a survival knife...at least good enough to cut off your arm if your get stuck..

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01795/knives1_1795132b.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By boother
Leather alterations

A friend has a nice 2 piece leather Dainese suit that he is willing to give me so I can go try some track days. However, it is a couple of sizes to big. Is it possible or feasible to have an entire...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,204
Posted By boother
Alright I ordered the Autocom Active-Plus unit...

Alright I ordered the Autocom Active-Plus unit and so far I really like it, though I have not been able to fully test it. I never had an intention to hook a GPS and phone up to it but since I have...
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Doing just fine. Thanks for asking. I have not...

Doing just fine. Thanks for asking. I have not had to take any pain meds yet and I had a physical therapy session this morning. That was a bit of a joke but I'll do what my doctor suggests. I think I...
Forum: Face plant 01-20-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
before ...

before

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_n-JPRjOnSIM/S1eNLXBavaI/AAAAAAAADy8/JwgUYAovDSc/s640/DSC01511.JPG

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Forum: Face plant 01-20-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Back home. Got a plate and 6 screws. No problems!

Back home. Got a plate and 6 screws. No problems!
Forum: Face plant 01-20-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Thanks. I can't say I am looking forward to it,...

Thanks. I can't say I am looking forward to it, but I am looking forward to getting it over with. Spring will be here soon and I am looking forward to getting out on the bike.

I'll let you know...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Yep. 12:00.

Yep. 12:00.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 906,348
Posted By boother
Bell Star Helmet

I have always worn an Arai helmet and I have been very pleased and impressed with them. Astral, XD, etc. But last fall I was needed a new helmet and was completely shocked by the prices so I looked...
Forum: Face plant 01-14-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Pissed A non-union

Just an update. Went in for what I thought was my last checkup last week. I've been feeling pretty good. Just a little sore at times, especially in the morning and I expected for the x-rays to show a...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,204
Posted By boother
Just placed my order now for the Autocom and the...

Just placed my order now for the Autocom and the extra headset! :D

Thanks again...this place is great!
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,204
Posted By boother
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and I...

Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and I have to say the Autocom Active-Plus unit does seem like the best deal at $139.00. http://www.topgearaccess.com/autocom/

I wish the extra headset...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,204
Posted By boother
Simple intercom suggestion...

I have searched and read and I am still not sure of what I need. All I want is a good quality intercom for rider to pillion communication that we can also listen to some tunes from a MP3 player. I...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By boother
Good to know and since I can't seemed to find...

Good to know and since I can't seemed to find them anyhow, maybe I'll just go with the first gear pants...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By boother
Fieldsheer Adventure Pants

I have been searching and reviewing pants for some time now and have finally made my mind up on the Fieldsheer Adventure pants. Now that I have I cannot find them anywhere in a 32-34 short!! Anyone...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By boother
Thanks Heated-Gear-Guy! Back back to my question:...

Thanks Heated-Gear-Guy! Back back to my question: How do they do under slacks, dockers, jeans, etc? Are they about like long johns? Are they going to be comfortable?
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,429
Posted By boother
Counterpoint

Just a little counterpoint to offer. And to clarify I always ride with my protective gear on that includes a full face helmet, firstgear jacket, tourmaster overpants, gloves and a-star boots. Now to...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By boother
Ok then I guess I am a little confused.:scratch ...

Ok then I guess I am a little confused.:scratch It sounds like from what i can tell these things are suuposed to be form fitting. And I know with my jacket liner you absolutley want it as close to...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By boother
Firstgear heated pant liner

I am having to buy some new gear due to a little low side about 6 weeks ago (the collar bone has healed and I am ready to ride!) but theproblem is winter is here in full force. Got a new jacket and...
Forum: Face plant 11-26-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Doing just fine and thanks for asking. The...

Doing just fine and thanks for asking. The moderate whisky therapy is doing the trick and I am finally getting some movement out of it. Of course its still stiff and a little painful but appears to...
Forum: Face plant 11-23-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
I'll check...apparently I'm due for an upgrade:D...

I'll check...apparently I'm due for an upgrade:D When you hit middle age you're all about "better, stronger, faster...". I don't have 6 million dollars though...
Forum: Face plant 11-22-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Thanks for the kind words of encouragement. :D ...

Thanks for the kind words of encouragement. :D

In my case, I didn't react at all. In an instant I hit the ground with my shoulder. I don't remember feeling the front give at all it was very...
Forum: Face plant 11-22-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,553
Posted By boother
Well after 20 years of riding

I finally crashed a street bike. The weather got really nice yesterday afternoon and I took the Hypermotard for a little ride. I was coming around a nice medium right turn about 40-50mph and the next...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,265
Posted By boother
Pissed Back in like 1992 I lived in LA and was riding...

Back in like 1992 I lived in LA and was riding south toward Orange County in the single commuter express lane. Humming right along at 70-75 when 3 guys came up behind me in a Nissan 280Z and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,676
Posted By boother
Wow! You just took all the fun out of my...

Wow! You just took all the fun out of my life...(and I'm not talking ATGATT). Now I've got a lot of soul - searching to do....
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,696
Posted By boother
All this theory and stuff is really cool but I...

All this theory and stuff is really cool but I think the bottom line is no one would want to be in water over their head in an Aerostich, clunky boots, waders, etc and have to try and swim to safety....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,696
Posted By boother
Ask any trout/fly fisherman what happens if they...

Ask any trout/fly fisherman what happens if they go under with their waders on in any stream...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,591
Posted By boother
The plan for the bike is the same one for the...

The plan for the bike is the same one for the car...hope it doesn't happen...
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