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Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,689
Posted By sellmeyer
why the fuss about rain and getting wet?

For the OP,

the idea that you need to set up a tent rainfly first and the body of the tent second in order to keep dry in the rain doesn't make sense to me. I'm not looking for an explanation and...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 37,597
Posted By sellmeyer
ES coverage isn't up to par in 2014

Speaking about ES coverage with CK doing the voiceover....

I'm pretty sure you are right; I think I read in the Torrent forum from a few folks that it is highlights only.

My impression of the...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,596
Posted By sellmeyer
what happened to interviews?

I have noticed that there are no interviews posted this year.

Did ES stop airing them or has the community simply passed them up?

anyone know?
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,596
Posted By sellmeyer
push it over and fill in the holes with more...

push it over and fill in the holes with more sand. Then stand it back upright and give it another try. Worst case send GoNow a PM; he can send the sweeper truck.

-somehow I had an amazon link...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By sellmeyer
Rawhyde

You might want to call Jim out in SoCal and see if he would be interested in taking you on for a contract or two. If you have good bike skills and can teach noobs, then you would be an ideal...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,005
Views: 461,387
Posted By sellmeyer
accessory fuse block

this might help:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428246
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-20-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By sellmeyer
The SE capitalizes on a larger physical package...

The SE capitalizes on a larger physical package with a GUI to give you what the older InReach units lacked-the ability to TX/RX text messages w/o a 2nd device.

I've used the older unit teathered...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,711
Posted By sellmeyer
yep; thanks!

yep; thanks!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-18-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,711
Posted By sellmeyer
Who was that selling USB ports?

Anyone remember the name of the vendor pair who was sharing out the GPS Track Logs for routes and were selling USB charging ports for bikes?

They were 3brp, 3br, br3, something other than BRP.
...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,578
Posted By sellmeyer
that could be quite fun then quite terrible-sign...

that could be quite fun then quite terrible-sign me up!

Having not seen your roadbooks before I'd like to know how you manage these off road sections. Do you provide compass bearings and leg...
Forum: Racing 09-17-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,578
Posted By sellmeyer
Thanks for doing this, BTW.<?xml:namespace prefix...

Thanks for doing this, BTW.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I am excited to see this and interested in taking a stab at this in 2014 or 2015...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,711
Posted By sellmeyer
anyone have weather reports/trail conditions

The central rockies are pretty wet in elevations >7500' and the NOAA reports look awful for the rest of the work week...

...local trail conditions yesterday were pretty poor due to past rains but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,879
Posted By sellmeyer
I'm waiting to see a photo of the dirtbag's head...

I'm waiting to see a photo of the dirtbag's head on your dinner table with a side of his nuts.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,711
Posted By sellmeyer
not sure

found it while doing more searching. Will call in the AM and see if there is availability. Shouldn't be too hard to find a parking spot for a bike and a bivy sack, right?

will be leaving Aspen...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,711
Posted By sellmeyer
having trouble w/camping

Looking to head up for this event but the 'reservable' campsites with the USFS are booked, of course. Anyone have info on the 1st come 1st served campsites:

Dry Lake Campground
Hinman Park...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By sellmeyer
Shock has been rebuilt

Tonight I was able to complete the rebuild and get is reassembled and with a complete bleed.

The parts I purchased came from KTM World in Georgia along with some extra bits from McMaster-Carr. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,581
Posted By sellmeyer
To my knowlege there is nothing illegal about...

To my knowlege there is nothing illegal about operating a properly licensed motor vehicle from one US state in another US state, regardless of which state issued the operator a driver's license. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By sellmeyer
I will have to try and figure out how to perform...

I will have to try and figure out how to perform the cross reference that you did; I only know how to search by specific model or by part number.

In any event, by the time I had created this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,248
Posted By sellmeyer
NPT fitting Tap Size

For Luke and Mr. Gravity:

what size tap did you guys use for the NPT fitting on the reservoir? Is it a 1/8 NPT?

I'm about to send my McMaster Carr order but I figured on throwing the tap...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By sellmeyer
Test? Maybe. Certainly it is a sincere...

Test? Maybe.

Certainly it is a sincere request for help. I knew what I had but didn't know what was inside it. As a consequence I wasn't in a position to source parts.

I figured that a KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By sellmeyer
thank you Tseta

The WP shock in question is actually a rebadged unit sold by Touratech for the BMW F650GS/Dakar from 2000-2007. This motorbike has a linked rear suspension with approximately a 1:3 ratio. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,518
Posted By sellmeyer
question to followers of this thread

I've posted a comparison thread [here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21736124#post21736124)]


I'm wondering if the shock featured in this post is similar enough to my own...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By sellmeyer
Help identify this mystery WP shock

Just when depression is about to sit in one discovers how truly awesome ADVRider.com is and the people who keep it packed full of the most useful moto info on all the web. Its not just what is on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-03-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By sellmeyer
updated news

new info from XM and Garmin.

So apparantly, the NAV stuff doesn't work on the 376c. Thanks for pointing this out. Being a marine chartplotter as much as an automotive GPS, it makes sense that a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By sellmeyer
Garmin 376c w/XM: What weather subscription?

So I have a 376c and today I just added the XM radio and NavWeather subscription to the GXM30 antenna. I've previously used this GPS with another 30 antenna which had an aviation weather...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,017
Posted By sellmeyer
is there an elephant in the room?

Okay, I've got to ask the question that nobody is asking here:

You have more than 8000 posts on this forum and you are telling us that you don't own or regularly use a drill? How can this be? ...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,672
Posted By sellmeyer
a bit expensive, but...

...how about cold-pressed whale foreskin oil? I know its expensive, but its got to be good. I think you can pick up a can at the BMW parts counter.
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,023
Posted By sellmeyer
you get what you pay for

This probably won't help you now, but maybe it will be food for thought on what you do next.

I've got 3 craftsman torque wrenches covering the full torque range that I have acquired over the...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By sellmeyer
try pine sol

Try pine sol as a degreaser!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=560117
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5,061
Views: 675,303
Posted By sellmeyer
more on rear suspension travel

following up on my original reply tho BMac's post above, found here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15825676&postcount=2504


Tonight I measured suspension travel at the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15,320
Views: 1,784,600
Posted By sellmeyer
Red, have a look at this thread: ...

Red, have a look at this thread:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=428246

there are some photos of 'a' place where you can pull switched power for a relay...you might even be...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By sellmeyer
I have not taken mine off the bike yet to service...

I have not taken mine off the bike yet to service it, but I'm due to get after it in the next two weeks in hopes of having it done by the first week of June. I'll make allowances for time in finding...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By sellmeyer
sadly my owners manual contains zero information...

sadly my owners manual contains zero information about servicing the shock; it says instead 'have your shock serviced by an authorized' blah blah blah

And the preload circuit is separate from the...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By sellmeyer
what fluid goes into a hydraulic spring preload system?

The hydraulic spring preload system on my rear shock blew out...

I'd like to recharge it but I don't know what kind of fluid to put in there, any idea what shock manufacturers use?

I suppose...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,061
Views: 675,303
Posted By sellmeyer
I am going to try and combine all of my responses...

I am going to try and combine all of my responses and additional questions here:



I don't really know what this means; I think you are talking about overall length and their not being much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,081
Posted By sellmeyer
south denver

Its not boulder, so you would have to drive a bit more, but down in south denver near the tech center there is a KTM shop that has a good selection of gear including boots. Nearby is another shop...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By sellmeyer
-sure you do; and I probably would as well but...

-sure you do; and I probably would as well but its been many years since I was in a BMW service department asking for them to service my bike! I've got many reasons to keep their hands off my bike;...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5,061
Views: 675,303
Posted By sellmeyer
calling all folks who have aftermarket shocks

yo; I'm dropping in to say hi and ask a question of those folks who have installed aftermarket rear shocks. So calling all users of Ohlins, Hyperpro, WP, etc...

Has anyone actually confirmed the...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,668
Posted By sellmeyer
no real experience with plastics but the previous...

no real experience with plastics but the previous solution of using that plastic weld stuff looks like it holds promise. I'm a bit dubious that plastic wedling with a soldering iron will work over...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
Posted By sellmeyer
Question how to determine shock stroke???

I have a question regarding how to quantify the stroke of a rear shock. I've got a WP shock with the spring removed and I'm taking measurements.

I've measured 49mm of stroke up to the point where...
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