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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-12-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Happyjack
West Kentucky Riders

Looking for fellow west Kentucky riders. Not necessarily dual sport, but up for adventure. Right now I am riding a BMWR75 cafe.

West KY is west of Owensboro.

(Hmm...now that re-read that it...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Happyjack
go for July

I did Key West to Prudhoe Bay July 1-July 29, 2006.

Dry, hot in lower 48, but got cooler. Prudhoe Bay was 31 degrees and in the teens during night, if I remember.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,862
Posted By Happyjack
did you do a search? this is what you are looking...

did you do a search? this is what you are looking for:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=236077&highlight=vega+summit

:clap
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,681
Posted By Happyjack
excellent

Will those engine guards fit on a classic f650 1997-2000?

I think the skidplate won't, but would just sell the engine guards?

they look great
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,864
Posted By Happyjack
Love it

Have used the helmet on three major dual sport trips, totaling @2,000+. Entire eastern section of TransAmerica Trail. Love it. For all the same reasons stated above.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By Happyjack
Sorry, I really disagree. There are plently...

Sorry, I really disagree. There are plently places to mount cameras on a bike. Helmet cam footage is boring beyond about five seconds here or there. In no other sport do people insist on having you...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By Happyjack
I'm not sure what the problem is. I reviewed your...

I'm not sure what the problem is. I reviewed your video and fast forwardered through it a little. I saw a spot where the video pixelated out and you could either see old footage or something. Is that...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By Happyjack
I have done Taroko Gorge in taiwan. And rafted...

I have done Taroko Gorge in taiwan. And rafted it.

Excellent
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By Happyjack
its working good

used on the TAT over past month+
kicks ass
'nuff said
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By Happyjack
This one is not in your budget. But it does have...

This one is not in your budget. But it does have most of the options you requested.

It looks cool
It doesn't leak
It doesn't fog
It has vents
Face flips up
Removeable liner
Forum: Latin America 08-23-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
Anyone got a weather udate and post huricaine...

Anyone got a weather udate and post huricaine conditions for vicinity of Tampico to Veracruz?


what was the result of the weather system making landfall?

problems?
Forum: Latin America 08-20-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
Well, we definitely all want to be r e a l. ...

Well, we definitely all want to be r e a l.
Lord knows, there's a lot of fakeness around here.

Lets go!:rofl
Forum: Latin America 08-20-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
I wasn't so conderned about rain or the weather....

I wasn't so conderned about rain or the weather. its the infrastructure, sewage, flooding, etc that hangs around after.

plus no power, no water, nothing

may as well go camping with my friend...
Forum: Latin America 08-18-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
97Octane; will you still keep to the...

97Octane;

will you still keep to the schedule if Huricaine Dean hits the Mexican Gulf Coast?
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Happyjack
Thank god. :rofl Wait a second. I was...

Thank god.
:rofl

Wait a second. I was looking at some of your old posts. You ride with a "personal locator beacon?"...while riding with three other guys? Now, I can see how screwing on aluminum...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Happyjack
How to make chamois smell better

I have a shammy (chamois) that I use for wiping off the bike, etc. Tt's been dried and stored for a while. I just re-wet and it smells.

Anyone know how to
How do I get rid of that stinky chamois...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Happyjack
I dunno what to tell you. Not really trying to...

I dunno what to tell you. Not really trying to make fun of you. Just trying to figure out where you are coming from. You seem all over the map. Some things you say leave me a little puzzled.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Happyjack
...a bolt into a hole is not really a pain...

'Definitely not a pain
--simple
--easy on, easy off, when you want

Lining up the holes is like:
--having sex or maybe
--lacing your shoes

I suppose someone could find this tedious and mess...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,360
Posted By Happyjack
The handle should remove like all other pelican...

The handle should remove like all other pelican cases. It is held in place with a pin that can be tapped out each side.

I cannot say for sure on top loaders, but thats how it works on on all side...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,700
Views: 711,821
Posted By Happyjack
Wichita Mountains- Oklahoma ...

Wichita Mountains- Oklahoma

http://timelypressbooks.com/New%20Folders/small%20Bikes%20with%20Longhorn.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,698
Posted By Happyjack
If you do a search for Happy Trails, I am sure...

If you do a search for Happy Trails, I am sure there are photos that show how they are mounted.

Experiences with the other bags vs. Happy Trails, good and bad, plus some photos are here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,001
Posted By Happyjack
We ate it All

this one has a little boom camera work

<embed style="width:400px; height:326px;" id="VideoPlayback" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,603
Posted By Happyjack
Another helpful review. Excellent.:clap

Another helpful review.
Excellent.:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Happyjack
+1 Starcom cheaper, more complete set, nice...

+1 Starcom

cheaper, more complete set, nice customer service
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,127
Views: 3,251,373
Posted By Happyjack
that ain't a cafe racer....this is a cafe racer! ...

that ain't a cafe racer....this is a cafe racer!


http://timelypressbooks.com/New%20Folders/1960%20royal%20enfield%20interceptor.jpg
...
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By Happyjack
Maestro, hows it hanging.....

Me too, Maestro.More bacon, more fun.
I see, you're as original as ever..:lol3 ...I guess you gave up...?:rofl

Throttle Days Episode 4 Trailer
<embed style="width:400px; height:326px;"...
Forum: Latin America 07-27-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Happyjack
Your saying that the bandidtos are not going to...

Your saying that the bandidtos are not going to hold me ransom for my AmEx Black card PIN number?

I wasn't thinking about the card getting stolen so much as I was about keeping the trip &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,560
Posted By Happyjack
the R1150R can do it

I did Key West to Deadhorse, Alaska (and back) last summer on a 2002 R1150R. If I can do it, certainly anyone can.

<embed style="width:400px; height:326px;" id="VideoPlayback"...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Happyjack
I dunno about that. The only place you beat...

I dunno about that.
The only place you beat Dad, is at the buffet line.
:rofl
Forum: Latin America 07-26-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Happyjack
Pre-paid credit cards for 2nd-3rd world travel?

Anyone travel in the Outer Darkness with a prepaid credit/debit card like you can buy at kroger or the grocery stores?

I saw these today that you put $20-500 on and then use for reservations,...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By Happyjack
+1 Starcom

+1 Starcom

My vote is for the Starcom1 communications system. It is a UK brand that is a direct competitor for Autocom. The new model is called the Starcom1 Advance. It allows all of the inputs...
Forum: Latin America 07-25-2007, 05:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
Thanks Gustavo! Thats what I suspected, about the...

Thanks Gustavo! Thats what I suspected, about the route and timing.
Forum: Latin America 07-24-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
Sorry Dick: This is not a hijack. I don't want to...

Sorry Dick: This is not a hijack. I don't want to hurt your feelings, but some of us want to actually ride around Mexico---not go to one spot and and just think about it. :thumb

See my followup...
Forum: Regional forums 07-23-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,500
Posted By Happyjack
did they go... or give up...:ear

did they go... or give up...:ear
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,264
Posted By Happyjack
c'mon you got rid of the Penton logo:huh

c'mon you got rid of the Penton logo:huh
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By Happyjack
Just tried the camera with a 2g SD card from...

Just tried the camera with a 2g SD card from Lexmark. No problems, works fine. the camera reports that it will record 1hr 24 minutes at highest quality video.

Probably not a good test, and really...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By Happyjack
I know I know it wasn't made by Jesse, and it...

I know I know
it wasn't made by Jesse, and it doesn't cost $1000

Must not be any good huh, Nash?
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By Happyjack
threaded camera mount hole in the bottom, but the...

threaded camera mount hole in the bottom, but the housing is plastic

I bet this would work with super velcro:evil
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By Happyjack
I will try and post something with on-board...

I will try and post something with on-board riding, maybe a full size WMV file somewhere.

I am pretty sure it will take a 2g card. I even read somewhere that it went to 4g. I will check with my...
Forum: Latin America 07-21-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By Happyjack
How far Monterey to El Tajin?

Right, anyone know how far it is from Monterey to El Tajin (Xalapa)?

I read just under 600 miles off the map, but I was wondering how long a ride that is with the mountains and all. Daylight...
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