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Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,432
Posted By bigphish
Wonder how sturdy these chairs are. I am pushing...

Wonder how sturdy these chairs are. I am pushing the " uuuuhummm )
265 LB weight limit listed
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By bigphish
Hey guys Just a thought for you. Unless it...

Hey guys
Just a thought for you. Unless it sells first, I have a big house and garage with plenty of room for a couple fellow moto travelers in Green bay ( about 45 miles north of the EAA grounds....
Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By bigphish
Bruce Peninsula

Hey all,
Planning a trip from Green Bay Wi. to Manitoulin Island, ferry to Tobermory and then want to camp a couple of days and explore the area. Any good suggestions on camp sites either on the...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,253
Posted By bigphish
Yes, card carrying REI member, I don't need to...

Yes, card carrying REI member, I don't need to stand up in the tent just looking for the easy in out door options ( Tallest I guess ) Vestibule space is something I would like as well
My bro uses...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,253
Posted By bigphish
new tent question

Hey all,
In the market for a new tent this year. Two person, but really just for me on the bike. I like the looks of the Hubba Hubba. Question is:
At 6'3" and with one knee being replaced this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,037
Posted By bigphish
Not 70's or 80's but put many happy travel miles...

Not 70's or 80's but put many happy travel miles on my 94 CB1000
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By bigphish
Thanks for the input guys, Tourist, Pretty...

Thanks for the input guys,
Tourist, Pretty much want to stay in Idaho coming back from Glacier, Did the whole Hells canyon loop last year, Enterprise, Joseph awesome. Time a little more limited...
Forum: Americas 12-22-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By bigphish
Red Lodge to Glacier N.P

Coming from Cody to C.Joseph to Beartooth pass to Red Lodge. Is 78 out of Red Lodge to Columbus and then on 90 west the best way or only way?? If yes route suggestions to Glacier. No off pavement as...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By bigphish
Great RR Parcero, Lot's to think about. I may...

Great RR Parcero,
Lot's to think about. I may have to buy you a couple beers when in Chicago and pry a little more info from you
Forum: Americas 12-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By bigphish
Getting home from Panama

Well, as I slowly build on my little casa on the south Pacific coast of Costa Rica, I had a thought...................
I should ride there. Yes load up the ole reliable V-Strom and take a couple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,292
Posted By bigphish
Both of you guys are right to an extent....

Both of you guys are right to an extent. Repetition is the key though. I did race when I was younger ( 60 now ) speed never made me a better rider or racer. But every ride, on or off road is an...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By bigphish
I have Gerbring gloves and Tourmaster jacket...

I have Gerbring gloves and Tourmaster jacket liner and dual heat troller. All works well together. I believe all connectors are the same with all brands.
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By bigphish
repairing holes in Gobi's

I picked up some nice Hepco Becker Gobi's from another inmate and they had four holes drilled in the bottom of each to accommodate rotopax and mounts.
Soliciting your thoughts on material to lay...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,043
Posted By bigphish
MotoFizz. The best tailbag I have ever owned

MotoFizz. The best tailbag I have ever owned
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,140
Posted By bigphish
2 pages in to the thread before the first smart...

2 pages in to the thread before the first smart ass comment. Boondox you win.
I do like to soak my balls in salt water though. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,140
Posted By bigphish
You know, someone else just mentioned the salt...

You know, someone else just mentioned the salt water treatment as well. Will try today and see what happens
Thanks for the tip
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,140
Posted By bigphish
OK, maybe crotch rot was a bit over the top. I...

OK, maybe crotch rot was a bit over the top. I have two pair and did wash them after only one days use. Experienced 30 to 100 degree temps on a month long tour this year and temps did not make a...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,140
Posted By bigphish
LD Comfort and..........WTF??

How do I put this discreetly?? Well I can't so does anyone besides me experience a bad case of crotch rot, stinky crotch, bad sweaty balls and rash after a few days in these things?? I love them...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,820
Posted By bigphish
You know Q, if I ever grow up I want to be just...

You know Q, if I ever grow up I want to be just like you. Great adventure. Be safe and hope to see you again next summer. I'll buy more of that great Idaho brew!!
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 40,197
Posted By bigphish
This is the deal breaker for me. I guess I am not...

This is the deal breaker for me. I guess I am not a internal visor guy to begin with. I have been trying a GT Air that my bro wants to sell me for reasonable and being able to see the outline or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,959
Posted By bigphish
I did 7,000 miles this year in three and a half...

I did 7,000 miles this year in three and a half weeks, averaged around 325 per day. Some longer some way shorter, and a few lay over days. I only stayed at hotels 6 nights. Half the fun to me is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,311
Posted By bigphish
After just completing a 7,000 mile 10 state trip...

After just completing a 7,000 mile 10 state trip leaving from Wi. I agree with this post. Next years planned trip out west my brother and I will trailer motos from Wi to Rapid City and take off from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 64,611
Posted By bigphish
Hey Adrian, Great to meet you at Q's place. a...

Hey Adrian,
Great to meet you at Q's place. a fine host.
Well I could understand you just fine. And with a little help from that dam swill Scottish ale that Q was constantly dragging me out to get...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By bigphish
Best music only bluetooth

Looking for Bluetooth device to pair with my droid phone to listen to a little Pandora on the road. Any thoughts of what works well under a helmet and what does not? They sell a unit at the Verizon...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-09-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,705
Posted By bigphish
Yeah kind of scared me too!! LOL But...

Yeah kind of scared me too!! LOL
But considering about 15lbs are the weight of the bags and Kermit chair and laptop make up another 10 I think I am doing well with 55 lbs of gear for a month long...
Forum: Americas 06-08-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By bigphish
Laugh Ahhhhhhhhh, but what would a road trip be without...

Ahhhhhhhhh, but what would a road trip be without a little drama?? Makes for an even better story
Forum: Trip Planning 06-08-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,705
Posted By bigphish
Ever weighed your packed gear??

Anyone weigh their packed gear before departing on a trip?? I am leaving for a month and just weighed Nelsen Riggg CL 850's 17lb left side 18 lb right side. Moto Fizz medium 21lb and Bags Connection...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By bigphish
H or V tire rating??

Ordering up a set of Anakee 3s. for the ole DL 1000. Michelin says V rated. Any reason not to get the H rated tire?? I am not going to the track for chrissake
Thanks for the input
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By bigphish
Well, I just did a little surgery to the...

Well, I just did a little surgery to the handguards and installed the throttlmiester. All is good. Hand guards secure and throttlemiester works as it should
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,460
Posted By bigphish
No sun glasses?? Any reason for that?? I have...

No sun glasses?? Any reason for that?? I have also been wearing shades under my lid for years as well as regular glasses when needed. I have tried on the internal shield lids and am not impressed. I...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,099
Posted By bigphish
Throttle locks and hand guards

I just picked up a throttlemiester for my DL 1000 from another inmate here and am finding out the hand guards will not work without being modified. Any thoughts by any one here using a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By bigphish
Mt. Hood/Scenic Highway camp info

Hey all,
One leg of my summer journey I will point myself towards The Mt Hood area coming in from Idaho. I would like to camp for two nights and take in the scenery, perhaps take a nice hike and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,460
Posted By bigphish
Great stuff here and I will follow along as I am...

Great stuff here and I will follow along as I am leaving Crater Lake 8th or 9th of July headed towards Glacier
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,897
Posted By bigphish
Try to follow up with any thoughts about the...

Try to follow up with any thoughts about the routes you took. I will be following your path north a few weeks later:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By bigphish
Thanks for all of the input!! Looks like there is...

Thanks for all of the input!! Looks like there is another thread here as well on route advice to Crater Lake. That is my plan as well at this point. I will be riding the DL 1000 and will be in full...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By bigphish
Yes that is eastern Idaho. :D Thanks for the...

Yes that is eastern Idaho. :D Thanks for the input and pm on the way to Questor
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By bigphish
Idaho tire change

Hey you Idaho guys and gals. I would like to change out tires somewhere I am thinking in western Idaho. Can anyone recommend a good shop in say Pocatello or Idaho Falls area

Thanks for the input
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By bigphish
No. Cal Sierra foothill advice

After spending a week with friends in Marin Co ( the mid point of my summer excursion ) I will visit a friend in Calavares and then head north in to Oregon for some camping before heading home to Wi....
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By bigphish
knee brace/sock with protection

It seems I am always adjusting the knee armour in any of my riding pants. I was thinking since I have a goodly amount of arthritis in both knees and sometimes wear elastic knee braces for comfort,...
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,628
Posted By bigphish
I think you changed back to the stock 17 t front...

I think you changed back to the stock 17 t front sprocket too soon. You will appreciate the better acceleration in the 1st three gears with out sacrificing top end gearing that the 16t counter...
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