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Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 43,689
Posted By Bogfarth
:stupid What he said. Prices in NYC are...

:stupid

What he said. Prices in NYC are inflated to levels somewhere between "stupid" and "nauseating." Anywhere else, you'll find much more normal pricing. At least, normal to us... :norton :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,689
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb I took a random chance on Peltor Tri-Flange plugs...

I took a random chance on Peltor Tri-Flange plugs that Amazon had. Much quieter than Moldex Rockets, I'm happy to say, and more comfortable on longer rides. Three pair for $5 is plenty cheap for me....
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By Bogfarth
Ludicrous pricing is why we call 'em...

Ludicrous pricing is why we call 'em "stealerships."

http://www.partzilla.com/parts/search/Kawasaki/Motorcycle/2009/KL650E9F+KLR650/parts.html

These guys are good. Lower prices than most,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,042
Posted By Bogfarth
FirstGear HT Overpants w/ liner Tourmaster...

FirstGear HT Overpants w/ liner
Tourmaster Transition 2 jacket w/ liner
Sedici Monza gloves (not insulated)
UA Cold Gear Hood
jeans
button-front over t-shirt
Danner merino wool socks
Danner...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bogfarth
I definitely agree the Zen books were written...

I definitely agree the Zen books were written with a combination of 70's acid and a dose of delirium.

Upper Half of the Motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,251
Posted By Bogfarth
Back when mine were loud, pigeons and crows would...

Back when mine were loud, pigeons and crows would scatter about thirty yards before I got to them.Hawks never gave a crap, same with buzzards. Rabbits and cats took off at twenty-odd yards. Same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,251
Posted By Bogfarth
Bluhduh My V-Star 650 came with Vance & Hines Cruzer...

My V-Star 650 came with Vance & Hines Cruzer pipes when I bought it. Riding it home, I was more scared than concerned about my hearing. Still, I wore a set of shooting ear plugs and made it home ok....
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 153,640
Posted By Bogfarth
Linky went wonky; I feexted :D

Linky went wonky; I feexted :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 153,640
Posted By Bogfarth
Like this......

Like this... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23676164#post23676164 :evil
(http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23676164#post23676164)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 497,641
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Oz

Gone, Again (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23673812#post23673812)

http://i1149.photobucket.com/albums/o595/goneagain72/bbbcc%20trip/s_IMG_0313_zpsa799e57a.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 685,894
Posted By Bogfarth
Tech specs if anyone is interested. ...

Tech specs if anyone is interested.

http://www.truck-lite.com/wcsstore/OnTheRoad/27450C_NP.pdf

12.8v @ 1.8a Low = 23w
12.8v @ 3.6a High = 46w
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,994
Posted By Bogfarth
Nashua 357: Tape tough enough to fix a Russian...

Nashua 357: Tape tough enough to fix a Russian tractor.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003ZFD3KQ/ref=biss_dp_sa1 :deal
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,045
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb LED strips = good stuff

My V-Star 650's windshield has two blue-white LED strips, 15" each, running vertically along the outside edge of the windshield. I got them from superbrightleds.com for, I believe, $20 per 18"...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,443
Posted By Bogfarth
Funny, nobody mentioned this yet... ...

Funny, nobody mentioned this yet...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004M203LS/ref=cm_cr_ryp_prd_ttl_sol_3

28 this morning with gusty winds around 30mph, and not a goose-bump to be had. :wink:
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked UnderArmour Cold Gear Hood @ $20. The neck on it...

UnderArmour Cold Gear Hood @ $20. The neck on it is a tad short, but it keeps me warm even with the vents open on my EXO-700. Every morning I ride in ~40 temps and I'm toasty.
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,285
Posted By Bogfarth
Thumb If not for Airhawk, I wouldn't be able to ride...

If not for Airhawk, I wouldn't be able to ride mine for longer than 15 minutes. The stock seat is built for a 115lbs person about 5' 6" while I'm 6' 1" @ 205. Lots of people told me to keep it nearly...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Bogfarth
Laugh http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/car-instal...

http://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/car-install-supplies/lf1-s-pin-universal-motorcycle-electronic-flasher/193/

I cut the ends off this one, crimped on a set of 1/4" insulated connectors to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,903
Posted By Bogfarth
No, it becomes outrageous when a two year-old...

No, it becomes outrageous when a two year-old used bike is on the floor with mud splats on it from the last owner, yet is priced $200 higher than a new model fifty feet away. The $670 in document and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 177,050
Posted By Bogfarth
Eh? Waterproof?

Kathmandu pants are, I hear from locals, actually waterproof and warm. Looking at a pair myself. That said, fisherman's PVC rain bibs from any outdoor store will do in a pinch.

I can attest to my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 177,050
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Welcome to the Northwet!

The crap quits Monday night with a little water Tuesday. Wednesday through at least Saturday should allow for some proper riding. Mine's been sitting under a cover the past four days, and I'm getting...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Simple Green

Everybody knows Simple Green works best. Goo Gone melts plastic and attacks acrylic, and turpentine or nail polish remover are too harsh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,569
Posted By Bogfarth
Wink Round and round and...

Traffic circles are popping up around here more often. Several places in town have them at every intersection, which makes for four or five circles in a row. As long as you know what you're doing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 497,641
Posted By Bogfarth
You know who...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/013tat/P9111083_zps3c79c558.jpg

rtwdoug does the TAT: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910213
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,733
Posted By Bogfarth
:thwak ...

:thwak

http://www.amazon.com/Jolly-Rancher-Original-Flavors-5-Pound/dp/B004YGQK5K


Kids today...:lol3
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By Bogfarth
Clipping the cord is kind of counter-productive...

Clipping the cord is kind of counter-productive when that cord prevents the klutzy user (me) from dropping the plugs in a puddle.:D There are a few different plugs I want to try, as the Rockets can...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,789
Posted By Bogfarth
Wink The Lazer Leight plugs can be had in cartons of...

The Lazer Leight plugs can be had in cartons of 200 from Amazon. Over here @ $19...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By Bogfarth
I have Michelin Commander IIs on my V-Star 650,...

I have Michelin Commander IIs on my V-Star 650, which has spoke rims. On the sidewall of both tires is a little note for the literate mechanics: On Tube-Type Rim, Fit Tube. This applies to all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bogfarth
A three-lane road, I'm in the left lane behind...

A three-lane road, I'm in the left lane behind two cars. One guy sits in the left turn lane, blinker running, waiting for the light. My light kicks green, his stays red. Both cars ahead of me get...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 28,246
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked You're used to doing something with your hands...

You're used to doing something with your hands and mouth every 30/60/90 mins. Without a smoke, your back-brain wants to keep going through the motions. Instead of smokes, it's food or drink. How do I...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 28,246
Posted By Bogfarth
About a year after I quit, I caught a whiff of...

About a year after I quit, I caught a whiff of something in the closet. Something heavy, smothering. A little digging and I found the offender: my old Driz-A-Bone Deluxe Short Coat stank something...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,282
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 It takes a while to get comfy. I was instantly...

It takes a while to get comfy. I was instantly comfortable on the DR200 during my MSF class. It didn't have enough power to get me into trouble and the only thing it did in a hurry was stop. Once I...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Leight-Laser-Earplugs...

http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Leight-Laser-Earplugs-Cords/dp/B0007XJOLG/ref=sr_1_4?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1374724468&sr=1-4

Laser Lites sans cord (you can get 'em with cord, too) 200 pairs for $20....
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 411,152
Posted By Bogfarth
Take your time; some stories don't like to be...

Take your time; some stories don't like to be rushed.

:bubba :lurk :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,353
Posted By Bogfarth
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822028...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=822028

CANNONBALL! :evil
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 28,246
Posted By Bogfarth
Found the book...

Found the book (http://www.amazon.com/Easy-Way-Stop-Smoking-Non-Smokers/dp/1402718616/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=8-1&qid=1358792583) and some used copies are going for $2 plus shipping....
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By Bogfarth
Wicked No harm to paint? Check. Takes stickers off?...

No harm to paint? Check.
Takes stickers off? Check.
Doesn't cost a fortune or take forever? Check.
What's it called? Simple Green.

Even those "we're gonna tow yer ass" stickers come right off....
Forum: Trip Planning 07-07-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,214
Posted By Bogfarth
I think you meant "deer" unless that was a subtle...

I think you meant "deer" unless that was a subtle hint at avoiding your g/f. :lol3

I-5 from Portland to Tacoma isn't horrid at all. Boring slab, maybe, but far from horrid. Now further on gets...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 28,246
Posted By Bogfarth
Cool2 Alan Carr's book Easy Way to Stop Smoking is...

Alan Carr's book Easy Way to Stop Smoking is worth its weight in gold.

I hocked up a golf ball-sized wad of phlegm one morning, right after my daily out-of-bed-and-to-the-window routine. Me? Quit?...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Bogfarth
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/revit-athos-air...

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/revit-athos-air-vest

This works better than a construction crew vest. I've seen 'em in person, and "blinding" is a rather apt descriptive!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,468
Posted By Bogfarth
On city streets, the sun can create such flat...

On city streets, the sun can create such flat light near dawn or dusk that pavement markings and tar snakes blend together. Lanes are gone, rumble bumps are invisible; it all becomes a big sheet of...
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