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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Boon Booni
I like the roundabouts. That intersection is a...

I like the roundabouts. That intersection is a pain, so much so that I usually drive around it and come out by Golds Gym.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32,059
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Posted By Boon Booni
I'm happy to say that my company had nothing to...

I'm happy to say that my company had nothing to do with the cluster of a design that is Short Pump.

Though we did design the roundabouts in Westchester which seem to give timid folks such a fit....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32,059
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Posted By Boon Booni
You should head over to REI. They have a decent...

You should head over to REI. They have a decent selection of tents and will let you set them up right there in the store.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32,059
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Posted By Boon Booni
I am a big fan of the MSR Hubba Hubba 2 person...

I am a big fan of the MSR Hubba Hubba 2 person tent. It's pretty roomy, with reasonable sized vestibules on each side, and you can buy an optional "gear shed" that connects to one a side which adds...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Looks like someone purchased that bit last...

Looks like someone purchased that bit last October.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Yep, it's very generous for Jeff and Theresa to...

Yep, it's very generous for Jeff and Theresa to open their home to a bunch of dirty bikers.

Thanks for the hospitality Jeff!
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
Found this info from race tech.. ...

Found this info from race tech..

http://racetech.com/articles/SuspensionAndSprings.htm

Racetech feels that "good" forks have less than 15mm of stiction.
I also found a bunch of street...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
Is there a place where we can read about your...

Is there a place where we can read about your engine issues?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
I don't think altering pre-load will change the...

I don't think altering pre-load will change the stiction "difference". Nor should air pressure or damping.

If the fork rebounds more forcefully from compression, it will also settle more slowly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
The Y axis is basically twisting the forks in the...

The Y axis is basically twisting the forks in the triple trees. Or twisting the triple trees in relation to on another.

I typically slap the plate glass on there when I first install the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
I don't think it takes much misalignment for...

I don't think it takes much misalignment for there to be enough stiction to affect the resting point stiction of your forks.

The way I check this is zip tie a peice of rod to my fork guard so it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
Being a vintage BMW owner, and a reader and user...

Being a vintage BMW owner, and a reader and user of the info Mr. Asherman puts out concerning vintage BMW's, I think in the case of his fork alignment procedure he's being more accurate and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-19-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Locus with rotating Street named like OSmand...

Locus with rotating Street named like OSmand would be lovely.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Jeff, We will be bringing a dessert. Maple...

Jeff,

We will be bringing a dessert. Maple Vanilla Bunt Cake with Maple Icing.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,892
Posted By Boon Booni
Unlike your Harley, this bike will reward you for...

Unlike your Harley, this bike will reward you for not short shifting and for keeping the RPMs above 4k when you ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Hope you figure it out, bad knees blow.

Hope you figure it out, bad knees blow.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
You tore your ACL?

You tore your ACL?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
He did my knee. . Nice guy, good with a scalpel.

He did my knee. . Nice guy, good with a scalpel.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,166
Posted By Boon Booni
Well, there is the KTM 950 that had the kickstand...

Well, there is the KTM 950 that had the kickstand mounted to the engine case. You could crack the engine case if you stepped on the foot peg when getting on the bike, or you happen to hit the side...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-16-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Just realized I linked your review. Is your...

Just realized I linked your review. Is your review still up to date? Have there been any updates to the software/firmware that have improved the stability of the unit?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-16-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
I don't hate Garmin Products. I love my 478, but...

I don't hate Garmin Products. I love my 478, but think it's getting old in the tooth and damn near impossible to update the maps anymore.

Here's a pretty thorough review on the Monterra. Looks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Anyone interested in a Harbor Freight motorcycle...

Anyone interested in a Harbor Freight motorcycle chock/stand? I picked this up from Jimmy maybe a year ago. I thought I was going to use it in my trailer, but I ended up going with a smaller...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Which model HTC? Sounds like a low end...

Which model HTC?

Sounds like a low end model with little internal memory. My boss had an HTC that only had 2 gigs of internal. That was a pain in the ass for him.

Not all Android phones are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
You've just got to raise the wheel a bit slowly...

You've just got to raise the wheel a bit slowly so the oil on the springs drips back into the fork?



http://boon-booni.smugmug.com/Boons/Motorcycles/Etc/KTM/i-BpzdLhP/0/L/IMG_3235-L.jpg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Which phone are you using? How much internal...

Which phone are you using?

How much internal memory?

Is this your daily driver?

When was the last time you did a refresh on it?

Is it loaded with a bunch of apps that you don't use?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-13-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Whoa, those things make the new Ducati...

Whoa, those things make the new Ducati "Scrambler" look like chopped liver.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,583
Views: 1,203,662
Posted By Boon Booni
The way he describes it I'd say the front might...

The way he describes it I'd say the front might be out of alignment causing stiction. I had a devil of a time with the front end of my bike when I first got it. It had at least 1. 25" of difference...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
Jeff, My wife will be coming too. ...

Jeff,

My wife will be coming too.

What's the potluck list looking like? We're trying to decide on what would be good to bring.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
The ads can be hidden if you purchase it. ...

The ads can be hidden if you purchase it.

The menus can be hidden by going in to settings under "map - control & panels" and setting the top an bottom panels to "off" or to hide after 10...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,892
Posted By Boon Booni
Yes, sell the turd, buy the DRZ and enjoy your...

Yes, sell the turd, buy the DRZ and enjoy your self.

The DRZ won't be much fun on the longer rides, so you will end up buying something that's decent on the street. Though the DRZ with some...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-09-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
LG's latest flagship phone has a "knock to wake"...

LG's latest flagship phone has a "knock to wake" feature that does exactly what is being asked. Knocking on the screen twice is the same as pushing the power button.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-08-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
This is a better testimonial than mine. :lol3

This is a better testimonial than mine. :lol3
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-08-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
There's something wrong with your wife's S4. I've...

There's something wrong with your wife's S4. I've run mine for hours in the car running navigation apps as well as streaming music at the same time. No problem.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32,059
Views: 1,895,449
Posted By Boon Booni
I plan on bringing my 4 Yr old Daughter and 6 yr...

I plan on bringing my 4 Yr old Daughter and 6 yr old Son.

Will also be bringing a tablet. :lol3
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-08-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Samsung has a button right on the front that...

Samsung has a button right on the front that wakes the phone up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By Boon Booni
Not true. The side stand switch is designed to...

Not true. The side stand switch is designed to kill the motor when the side stand is down, the bike is in gear and the clutch is let out.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By Boon Booni
Try flicking the kill switch on and off a few...

Try flicking the kill switch on and off a few times.


I'd also double check the side stand bypass.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-06-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
I have found the same problem with using my...

I have found the same problem with using my garmin to find gas stations in rural VA & NC. Often times the place has been gone for a long time.

That said, I don't ride in someplace like Arizona...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-05-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
I do to. I hadn't used locus for a month or so,...

I do to. I hadn't used locus for a month or so, and jumped into it this weekend to head up to DC and couldn't for the life of me figure out how to turn on the right side tool bar. Took a bit of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 85,397
Posted By Boon Booni
Which app has that comprehensive of an offline ...

Which app has that comprehensive of an offline database?
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