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Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,890
Posted By SpudBob
Stihl FS55-not professional grade. Going on 6...

Stihl FS55-not professional grade. Going on 6 yrs. Starts on second pull. Fresh fuel-non ethanol premium. Drain all fuel at end of season and run all fuel out of carb. Fog the cylinder with stabile...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By SpudBob
Exacto! If its the stock grip and its slipping...

Exacto! If its the stock grip and its slipping get some glue of your choice.Pull the end weight off-be careful to just loosen it a little or your inside nut will stay in the bar. Pull the grip off....
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By SpudBob
I guesss, maybe, I misunderstood as OP say the...

I guesss, maybe, I misunderstood as OP say the throttle is still functional, but rotates. If the tube or cable was broken it should not operate. OP does just the tube rotate or the whole throttle...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By SpudBob
Regular or heated grips? sounds like, as previous...

Regular or heated grips? sounds like, as previous poster said, grip glue gave way. Common with heated grips-especialy Oxfords with supplied crappy super glue!:eek1
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 91,550
Posted By SpudBob
I might as well get my 2c in. I too had Rick...

I might as well get my 2c in. I too had Rick built me a seat about 10 yrs ago. My experience was, fairly, positive. It was when he was operating out of his home and his marriage was still intact....
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,891
Posted By SpudBob
Wicked You, obviously, have not ridden in the state of...

You, obviously, have not ridden in the state of Oregon. They can get a little testy if you try and remove the pump handle from the pump. They will, however, usually let you fill the tank. They've had...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,235
Posted By SpudBob
There are no guarantees with blunt force trauma...

There are no guarantees with blunt force trauma injuries. The use of shoulder protection, whether it be chest protector with shoulder protection or an armored jacket allows the force of most blows to...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 16,891
Posted By SpudBob
Also Liquid Containments bags have a fuel vapor...

Also Liquid Containments bags have a fuel vapor barrier layer in the bag. No fuel smell! Also shipping only took 1 week!!!Just sayin!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By SpudBob
So, let me get this straight. You've got your own...

So, let me get this straight. You've got your own setup and make your son PAY to get his tires mounted? Does he even know you have it or is it your dirty, no pun intended, little secret??? Or did you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By SpudBob
kenstone??? sending me to a shop when YOU have a...

kenstone??? sending me to a shop when YOU have a HF setup!:huh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By SpudBob
Ive, actually, talked to those guys and though...

Ive, actually, talked to those guys and though their advertised prices are not good they will match pretty close to Revzilla,M.C. Superstore, DennisK etc. I was just hopeing to find someone who does ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By SpudBob
I do all my own dirt bike tires, but many, mostly...

I do all my own dirt bike tires, but many, mostly road type, tires are not that easy. Im talking tubeless tires. Im currently riding a Wee with cast wheels. If I get a flat on the road I plug and go....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By SpudBob
Tire Mounting in Boise

Anybody doing ADV bike tire mounting in Boise. Not talking dirt bike, I can do that myself, but with a HF, NoMar type setup to do bikes like Vstrom, GS's, Super T's with stiffer sidewalls. Id be...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,960
Posted By SpudBob
I wanna know what happened to the tire...

I wanna know what happened to the tire screwup???????????
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,656
Posted By SpudBob
Pretty epic ride with all the chills/spills. Been...

Pretty epic ride with all the chills/spills. Been wanting to do that ride for a while. I got no excuse I'm only about 4 hrs from either end of your route.
Broke my fibula pretty much the same way...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,960
Posted By SpudBob
I stand by what I said been there too many times...

I stand by what I said been there too many times to count. Only a short ride from where I live. Beginning/End of season or like one poster said,on a snow machine in winter, best. I guess you folks...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 40,960
Posted By SpudBob
This is getting good! By the way...

This is getting good! By the way Yellowstone/Teton don't EVER go during the summer months. Best time to go is either April or October. Right as it opens/closes. Even then can be busy, but much less...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 176,350
Posted By SpudBob
times were different when the transalp came out....

times were different when the transalp came out. nobody ever heard of adventure touring. we used to go ride death valley back in the 80's a not see 1 off road bike. we had the place to our selves....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 176,350
Posted By SpudBob
Me and a friend of mine were at Moto GP in...

Me and a friend of mine were at Moto GP in Monterey about 8 yrs ago. We were involved with the event. We had talked for some time and even made some drawings of a SV650 engine based Dirt/Adventure...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By SpudBob
I know there are many, many miles of awesome...

I know there are many, many miles of awesome riding in that area. The problem is I'm going with a friend who is a noob rider. I don't want to overwhelm him on his first dual sport multi day ride....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By SpudBob
looks like the loop is closed on the south end...

looks like the loop is closed on the south end for now-bummer. Gonna keep a watch and maybe delay our trip a bit to see if they get the fires under control.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By SpudBob
Steens Fires

Trying to get the MOST recent reports from Steens/Fields/SE OR. area. There are 2 NEW fires up in the Steens as of 2 days ago. If anyone has updated info, like been through there in the last couple...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,322
Posted By SpudBob
Frog Pond

That hot spring on Jungo is called the Frog Pond. Kinda strange but it has frogs in it that like the warm water. Its really a warm spring not really that hot. We used to camp about 25 miles south of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,096
Posted By SpudBob
I hate you guys, JK!!!!! What an awesome ride...

I hate you guys, JK!!!!! What an awesome ride report. I NEED to get out there. Heading down that way soon, Sept late me thinks. Getting too hot for my tastes as of late. 100's in Boise. Ill be...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Wow, I totally agree with RAZR. Cool off dude!...

Wow, I totally agree with RAZR. Cool off dude! Dave is just saying he's made improvements on "HIS" original design. He's not bashing G-Loop. The Coyote/Great Basin system is still good. The...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
those are a manracks product. nice because they...

those are a manracks product. nice because they have a slit in them so to remove bag you just loosen them, the straps that is!
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
just got an email from Revzilla. They say they...

just got an email from Revzilla. They say they have the Wachsbags
in stock.They have the saddlebags and tank bag.
Free shipping and a kickback too. Thats for you ,circusinthesky, or anyone else...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y461/Bobzilla1...

http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y461/Bobzilla1959/P1010026_zpsce07fbf8.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Mounted mine up today on the XR650R.Looks like...

Mounted mine up today on the XR650R.Looks like its gonna be da bomb!!! Ive got a manracks rear rack and the bag sits nicely on the front half of rack and rear of seat. It leaves me some rack to...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Wachsbagen

yea! Fedex truck showed up this AM with a package from AltRider! Thats pretty fast service! I preordered mine from Revzilla but ,like many second tier distributers, they came direct from the...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Got my email too! Mines coming too! Ordered mine...

Got my email too! Mines coming too! Ordered mine from Revzilla and its coming direct from AltRider. I also got free shipping and $15 "Zilla" Cash which I used to buy the Heat shield. Saved about $60...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
AltRider Hemisphere Saddlebags

Spoke to Matt this AM and, like Wach's said, bags arrived late yesterday and they are in the process of filling preorders as we speak.:rofl
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Ive got a "Preorder" in with Revzilla to get the...

Ive got a "Preorder" in with Revzilla to get the free shipping. ALTRIDER site wanted $42 to ship the bag and heat shield to Boise area from Seattle. I thought that was a bit much. So when will I get...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
It would be nice to hear from Wachs on these...

It would be nice to hear from Wachs on these issues/changes! Its his Baby.
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Got another PM from Mitch @ Altrider. He's saying...

Got another PM from Mitch @ Altrider. He's saying that some last second changes to the bags that will improve the design has pushed production back a couple weeks or so. He's saying middle of May or...
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
ALTRIDER WARRANTY UPDATE!!!!!!!!! just...

ALTRIDER WARRANTY UPDATE!!!!!!!!!
just received a PM from Mitch @ALTRIDER and the new bags, as well as their other bags, will carry a lifetime materials and worksmanship warranty like GL has. That...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
ALTRIDER Warranty

Just got off the phone with Erik from ALTRIDER who couldn't seem to give me a solid answer about their warranty for the hemisphere products. He's going to bring it up to the "Boss" to see how they...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Altrider Warranty

Am I reading it right. According to ALTRIDER's website their products only carry a 60 day warranty. Thats seems kinda short to me considering the Hemisphere bags are a new design and flaws could be...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
will the distributors , like Revzilla,get their...

will the distributors , like Revzilla,get their shipments too or are all the first run for AltRider orders only.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 114,216
Posted By SpudBob
Neutech Sealing

I used to have the same problem with my Tubliss system. I also had the same problem with my Stans tubless on my MTB years ago. I don't know if you've tried this. What I do is carry a small 6 ounceish...
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