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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Hootowl
Pro Taper ATV mid Very pleased

Pro Taper ATV mid
Very pleased
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-08-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By Hootowl
Add safety wire too

Add safety wire too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Hootowl
Go ahead and repair it

Go ahead and repair it
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,617
Posted By Hootowl
I believe that common wisdom is that JB weld will...

I believe that common wisdom is that JB weld will make it difficult or impossible to properly weld that area again
Richard
Forum: Americas 01-08-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,162
Posted By Hootowl
Some Fat to Chew On

Q:

I'm trying to lose weight, and have heard a lot about both low-fat and low-carb diets, but aren't calories most important? What difference does it make if I’m on a low fat or low carb diet for...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,162
Posted By Hootowl
There's much more to it. Its the type of...

There's much more to it.
Its the type of calorie that matters more than the number.
Let's do a virtual experiment:

Find two people who are as much the same as possible. Height, weight, activity...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,162
Posted By Hootowl
This is wrong too.

This is wrong too.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-31-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,073
Posted By Hootowl
I wasted days trying different ways to get that...

I wasted days trying different ways to get that bolt out.
When I finally gave up and rotated & lowered the engine I was able to use a hand held impact wrench and the bolt loosened with one whack....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,073
Posted By Hootowl
I had the same problem and tried several...

I had the same problem and tried several techniques.
Nothing worked for me until I rotated the engine forward & down so that I had a straight shot at the socket head with a hand held impact driver....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-20-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,170
Posted By Hootowl
Dan; Thanks for the videos. Very helpful ...

Dan;
Thanks for the videos. Very helpful
Richard
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By Hootowl
Goretex or some other waterproof breathable sock...

Goretex or some other waterproof breathable sock or in a pinch plastic bags over socks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By Hootowl
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9,289
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,409,403
Posted By Hootowl
FS: New Heidenau 90x90x21 Scout

Never mounted $60
Pick up in Redmond Oregon
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By Hootowl
its not spam. its a link to a week long series...

its not spam. its a link to a week long series webinars about auto immunity.
Richard
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By Hootowl
corrected.

corrected.
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,777
Posted By Hootowl
You need to renew the DWR (durable water...

You need to renew the DWR (durable water repellent) treatment to the fabric. Rain should bead up and roll off.
The treatment is either a wash in or spray. I prefer the spray
Here's a link:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By Hootowl
Insomnia

A brief overview
There are actually three types
Type 1: those that can't get to sleep.
they tend to worry all the time; Have obsessive thoughts; disturbed sleep; they tend toward...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 38,969
Posted By Hootowl
The best food in the area by far. I had a very...

The best food in the area by far. I had a very pleasurable eating experience there during a June ride from Lancaster Ca. to Bend. Compared to most places to eat on the road this one is tops.
Richard
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,338
Posted By Hootowl
For a temporary fix I bought a length of pipe...

For a temporary fix I bought a length of pipe insulation that's normally used for insulating water pipes. The type that's split the length of the piece with adhesive on both sides of the split.
I...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,338
Posted By Hootowl
I have the exact same problem

I have the exact same problem
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Hootowl
thanks for the write up. very helpful

thanks for the write up. very helpful
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hootowl
Nicely written and with good photographs. A...

Nicely written and with good photographs. A pleasure to read
Richard
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By Hootowl
Anyone using a BLU Android phone?

I'm thinking about moving to a smart phone.
I want a GSM phone because I'll be traveling outside the US soon and this model has two SIM slots along with a micro SD slot.
I'll be using it off...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Hootowl
post in regional forums too

post in regional forums too
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,285
Views: 2,147,032
Posted By Hootowl
https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1...

https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1413920757464/Home/P1060660_edited_2%20%28Medium%29.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Hootowl
lol

lol
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 50,691
Posted By Hootowl
After dropping my KTM 990 yesterday and not being...

After dropping my KTM 990 yesterday and not being able to pick it up without help I better have one of these
Richard
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,287
Posted By Hootowl
Peppermint as well

Peppermint as well
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Hootowl
A.R. Hemishere; G.L. Siskiyou 2 up

Has anyone used either of these bags for a two up trip?
If so, was the passengers' comfort affected. either better or worse?

Richard
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Hootowl
This is very comfortable ...

This is very comfortable
http://www.leatt.com/shop/body-protection/upper-body-soft/upper-body-soft-adult/body-protector-3df-866.html
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Hootowl
Forcefield by far. Check the size of the pads of...

Forcefield by far. Check the size of the pads of the others compared to the FF.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,874
Posted By Hootowl
Not only are rents and housing prices going thru...

Not only are rents and housing prices going thru the roof (sky?) but availability is a big issue.
Rental vacancy in Bend is less than 1%. If you want to buy in Bend expect to pay well over $200K
I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,958
Posted By Hootowl
Great photos The B&W my favorite

Great photos
The B&W my favorite
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,121
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=catweasel67;24905954]Deficient in what?...

[QUOTE=catweasel67;24905954]Deficient in what? Common sense maybe. A sense of proportion possibly. Reality possible. But vitamins? protein? carbs? Doubtful.

Get tested and find out.
I have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,121
Posted By Hootowl
Arthritis is a "lifestyle" disease. Diet is a...

Arthritis is a "lifestyle" disease. Diet is a more important factor than exercise. You can't exercise your way to good health if your deficient in nutrients. If you eat a SAD diet (standard american...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,121
Posted By Hootowl
This!

This!
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By Hootowl
Hepco Becker Alum Panniers on TT racks

I did a search but didn't find a definitive answer
Can Aluminum HB bags be mounted successfully to Touratech racks? Using TT puck system?
Richard
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,574
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;24836623][SIZE="3"]So, I...

[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;24836623][SIZE="3"]So, I think I found the perfect insulating mid-layer that I wear under my Klim gear. It's the Arcteryx Atom Lt. It's super light, doesn't get bound up inside...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 66,138
Posted By Hootowl
Can we see a photo of the cooler & location?

Can we see a photo of the cooler & location?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27,385
Views: 5,380,723
Posted By Hootowl
Was the mode switch set to touring or sport? Big...

Was the mode switch set to touring or sport? Big difference
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