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Forum: Equipment 03-08-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By Bimjo
Put it in your pocket. Control it with this:...

Put it in your pocket.

Control it with this:
http://www.amazon.com/Monster-AI-REMOTE-iEZClick-Control/dp/B000HVHGI6

Live happy. :D
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,098
Posted By Bimjo
Horses for courses. I found the stock suspension...

Horses for courses. I found the stock suspension okay for the first 7500 miles or so. And you're right, the stock set up will perform, but it performs soooo much better once upgraded. What was work...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,098
Posted By Bimjo
Must haves: MadStad windshield bracket ...

Must haves:

MadStad windshield bracket
Bigger shield ( I like the Givi)
Bar risers
Fork springs/fork brace/shock
Centerstand
Sargent seat
Battlewings when the Trailwings die.
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,875
Posted By Bimjo
GMan, you can get Forcefield replacement armor...

GMan, you can get Forcefield replacement armor here (http://www.johnsonleather.com/type-b_limbs.htm).

Same stuff as their back protectors, which I can unfortunately vouch for.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,263
Posted By Bimjo
Rumors abound, though nebulous at this point. How...

Rumors abound, though nebulous at this point. How long can you have your fingers crossed before they become permanently deformed? :wink:

I too would like to see a MP3 front end grafted onto a...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-07-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,263
Posted By Bimjo
Personally, I'd rather see an MP3 800. :D

Personally, I'd rather see an MP3 800. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,189
Posted By Bimjo
Thanks, I'll check it out.

Thanks, I'll check it out.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Bimjo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,959
Posted By Bimjo
drifting off topic...

How do you like the Mike tire stand? I've had my eye on it for some time & just never pulled the trigger. I figure it should work pretty well with a mojo lever.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Bimjo
Do you want to wrench, or do you want to ride?...

Do you want to wrench, or do you want to ride? Wee Stroms are pretty bullet proof & relatively low maintenance, a '98 Tenere I'm thinking no so much. Parts might be an issue as well.

Then again,...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,189
Posted By Bimjo
Yep, that speaker thing is keeping me from a comm...

Yep, that speaker thing is keeping me from a comm system. For the life of me I can't figure out why somebody can't bring out a system that I can plug me ER-6i (or any) headset into.

[sigh] One of...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Bimjo
I also have them both. In my experience if it...

I also have them both. In my experience if it doesn't get much below 40 F in the winter and doesn't rain a lot you could wear the Bushwhacker year round.

I've worn the Bushwhacker in temps as low...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,912
Posted By Bimjo
Get mesh jacket. Get ice. Put ice in jacket...

Get mesh jacket.
Get ice.
Put ice in jacket pockets.
Ride.
Enjoy. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Bimjo
I too wear the Forcefield in addition to the...

I too wear the Forcefield in addition to the AST/Bushwhacker armor. Makes for a snug fit, but at least the jacket doesn't move around. :)

If you want to replace the AST armor I think you're going...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By Bimjo
Check here...

Check here (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/shop/5711/Tripods_Compact_Tripods.html) for small tripods. The only issue is they aren't very tall.

I got the Induro solely because I got it very lightly...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2008, 03:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,189
Posted By Bimjo
I went to the IMS show in Seattle yesterday and...

I went to the IMS show in Seattle yesterday and tried on a N103. I was a bit surprised to find that I now wear a Small vice the medium I'm used to.

My melon headed friend that usually wears a XXL...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,116
Posted By Bimjo
Cool stuff. Do you mind if I post your url at...

Cool stuff. Do you mind if I post your url at some of the shooting boards I hang at?
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By Bimjo
I've destroyed one N102 & crashed in another one....

I've destroyed one N102 & crashed in another one. I'd get a third, but I want the internal visor so the next will be a N103.

As noisy as the N102 might be it's better than the X-1002. Never had a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,803
Posted By Bimjo
Not a motorcycle, but I'd use a Piaggio MP3. The...

Not a motorcycle, but I'd use a Piaggio MP3. The two front wheels would add a nice bit of stability in the wet. Not having to put your feet down on some of those Seattle hills would be a plus as...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Bimjo
Depends on the bag & the bike. One that fits the...

Depends on the bag & the bike. One that fits the bike works very well. I had the City bag on my Strom & it was great.
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By Bimjo
Rick's mirror extenders will work fine w/Madstad...

Rick's mirror extenders will work fine w/Madstad & givi combo. I may have a set laying around not doing anything but collecting dust if you're interested. They may need to be painted after the crash.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,273
Posted By Bimjo
I'd think about it if they brought out a EXO-1000...

I'd think about it if they brought out a EXO-1000 in that color.
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,060
Posted By Bimjo
Any money spent trying to make the Wee faster...

Any money spent trying to make the Wee faster would be a waste compared to selling the Wee and replacing it with a Vee.

The return on investment just isn't there. But, you probably won't listen to...
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,228
Posted By Bimjo
I beg to differ. Mad riding skills might have...

I beg to differ. Mad riding skills might have kept me from being in a situation where the gear could come into play, but since I apparently don't have those skills in a large enough measure, the gear...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,228
Posted By Bimjo
Why ATGATT? Because ICCAAT (I Could Crash At...

Why ATGATT?

Because ICCAAT (I Could Crash At Any Time). Sadly more often than I'd like. :huh
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,903
Posted By Bimjo
Yes, hand guards work very well for keeping the...

Yes, hand guards work very well for keeping the fabric off the levers. The HH come with a patch of velcro intended to be stuck to the hand guard to keep things more secure, but I never needed it on...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Bimjo
Unless you go to armor that fits under the jacket...

Unless you go to armor that fits under the jacket I don't think anything you can replace the stock armor with is going to make a difference. For me I need to make the sleeve fit tighter to my arm so...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,603
Posted By Bimjo
My Sidi Canyons (45) fit under my 501s. I have an...

My Sidi Canyons (45) fit under my 501s. I have an 18" calf.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By Bimjo
That has to be a new low. :huh

That has to be a new low. :huh
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,726
Posted By Bimjo
bleech... doubletap

bleech... doubletap
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,726
Posted By Bimjo
Now, put a Wilbers (or other aftermarket) shock...

Now, put a Wilbers (or other aftermarket) shock on it and you can reach true nirvana. At that point the tires become the limiting factor.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By Bimjo
Eh, my bad BL, I mis-read your post. It is...

Eh, my bad BL, I mis-read your post. It is somewhat disconcerting that the zipper parted like that, it could have been a bad deal.

I lost one tooth in a leg zipper on my pants. I thought I was...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By Bimjo
Great idea Robert. I'm going to do that for both...

Great idea Robert. I'm going to do that for both the pants and the jacket sleeves next time.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By Bimjo
I think on initial impact the elbow armor rotated...

I think on initial impact the elbow armor rotated to the outside of my elbow and up my arm a bit and that's just friction burn. Nylon sliding along asphalt @ 50 mph gets a tad warmish. The hole was...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,773
Posted By Bimjo
Airglide II pants and Bushwhacker jacket. 50 mph...

Airglide II pants and Bushwhacker jacket. 50 mph get off on asphalt. The damage to the pants is ass backwards to the damage to me. Lower right pants leg destroyed, just a small friction burn on right...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,633
Posted By Bimjo
Get the Pentax. Modern DSLR are capable of taking...

Get the Pentax. Modern DSLR are capable of taking better pictures than most photographers are. Given that, it comes down to features and ergonomics.

Features you might be able to live without, but...
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bimjo
And a valid thought it is. I owe a bit of...

And a valid thought it is. I owe a bit of explanation to amplify my truck statement. When I started riding bikes again after a 25 year lay off I knew my reflexes were not going to be what they once...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,653
Posted By Bimjo
Wow, unlike me you must be way ahead on Karma...

Wow, unlike me you must be way ahead on Karma points... :lol3
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bimjo
I have one, but the traffic was really light...

I have one, but the traffic was really light (almost no cars except in town) all day, so I wasn't running it.

Horn, modulator... things are stackin' up ain't they?
Forum: Face plant 07-15-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By Bimjo
And she may well have used it, but he car was so...

And she may well have used it, but he car was so dusty I barely saw her brake lights. It would have been easy to miss her signals.
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