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Forum: Equipment 04-10-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,917
Posted By badrodes
local dealer had a couple pairs of those Olympia...

local dealer had a couple pairs of those Olympia Recon pants. That Pewter is not a bad color. its light enough to not gather heat like black, but is darker than the Olympia Silver which the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
cheep works for me, capt:lol3

cheep works for me, capt:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
isn't the stocker magnetized?

isn't the stocker magnetized?
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
sizing for the JR's

I can prolly find these at one of the dealers, but, does anyone know how the sizes run on JR's? Basically the size issue for me is in the span - tip of thumb to tip of pinky with hand stretched...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
were you talking about the JR's or the other? ...

were you talking about the JR's or the other?
curious about the comment: is the gauntlet too tight for the jacket cuff?
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
Thumb good review

found this full review of the JR GPX 2.0's. pretty gnarly
http://www.webbikeworld.com/r3/joe-rocket-gloves/
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By badrodes
Question for Ride-On users ?

for you guys that use Ride-On tire sealer, which 'kit' /bottle/ do you use? the M/C ones or regular automotive or what?

and did you buy from their own online store?

thx
br
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,659
Posted By badrodes
Brazos tactical boots with composite [some sort...

Brazos tactical boots with composite [some sort of spacecraft plastic/nylon/abs/whatever] toes and heel support. leather+nylon panel uppers, leather lower, rubber soles. inexpensive and hold up...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,420
Posted By badrodes
I like the Belleville desert boots but have not...

I like the Belleville desert boots but have not found a surplus pair in my size.
Brand new ones are steep..... 120 bucks.
So, I'm wearing relatively cheap Tactical boots, full-height lightweight...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
indeed they do. velcro with a lot of latitude for...

indeed they do. velcro with a lot of latitude for size of boot
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
really? I looked at prolly 40 gloves today...

really?
I looked at prolly 40 gloves today online and very few were hot-weather-full-gauntlet type.
still... I appreciate the lead. I generally like JR stuff despite their odd-fitting jackets
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
Laugh if anyone has Cortech gloves, I have a sizing...

if anyone has Cortech gloves, I have a sizing question as to the span of the XL size gloves....
I'm looking at these:
http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/catalog/GX-Air-2-Glove-p-285_29.html

I like...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
thx mate!

thx mate!
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,315
Posted By badrodes
Summer Weight Gloves w/gauntlet ?

got any you like?

i find I get irritated by the interaction of the cuff of short gloves with my jacket cuff.... maybe its a personality defect.
So, I'm looking for long gloves but in...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
Reporting on Kim Mojave

Well, taking the good tip I got here I ordered Kim Mojave 32 Tall in the only color allowed for Tall: gray.

These pants are indeed light - just what the doc ordered for Texas summer.
The fit is...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,780
Posted By badrodes
I'd bet there was an assembly error. I've seen...

I'd bet there was an assembly error.
I've seen this ONE time, and one time only, on a new Weestrom - it was a ladies ride and had very few miles on it. the clutch just came apart and sorta...
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 337,273
Posted By badrodes
i love the IRC GP1 for this type of use. ...

i love the IRC GP1 for this type of use.
unfortunately, I don't see a 19 in that tire.
if I'm wrong, somebody help me out here....

TKC I find to be lumpy. i'm pretty sure it knocks a mile or...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By badrodes
Anyone put a Weestrom on a Scale?

i noticed on suzuki's official website the Weestrom has put on some weight.
i always figgered they were lying about it in earlier years.

anyone put one of these on a scale?
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By badrodes
yuk

not the answer I wuz hoping for.

What is similar to this, in either tube or tubeless? in a 19?
I've tried TKC and am one of the few who don't care for it. wish I could get a GP1 but not...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By badrodes
Question Need help finding Pirelli MT90 A/T in 19"

I'm thinking of getting rid of a TKC 19 that's always been problematic to me and getting something else. I find on Pirelli's own website a 19 size MT90 A/T which seems to have a slightly more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 232,188
Posted By badrodes
random question from noob: can any of you...

random question from noob:
can any of you F800GS owners tell me if the weight of the bike laden / unladen listed on the BMW web site is correct? close? way off?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
Sir Northrunner: would you mind sharing the...

Sir Northrunner:
would you mind sharing the link/number/part/whatever of the Barkbusters you are mounting? reason being there are a LOT of things for both M/C and ATV apparently called "Bark_ _ _...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
worth re-mentioning

FWIW I thought I would again mention, re: "pre-load", Stock WeeStrom fork tube caps/adjusters are "plug and play" on DR tubes. not that expensive and prolly can find on ebay with patience.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,024
Posted By badrodes
the dealer in Austin has sold as many of the F8's...

the dealer in Austin has sold as many of the F8's as he can get. not sure the F650 twin is moving well.
spoke with the guys at Wild West on the I10 frontage @ Katy and they say the F800GS is...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 31,084
Posted By badrodes
i love this question

one of my fave topics 'cause there are so many inventive ways to make a 'good' cup of coffee. obviously you gotta have good beans/ground, but beyond that, the main thing IMHO is take good filters. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
thanks! thanks to the cycra fans also. i...

thanks!

thanks to the cycra fans also. i sure like the idea of those U-mounts...
speaking of, has anyone tried the Cycra's with their barclamp-mount thingy? I think its turned the wrong way or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
Talking Not! IRC GP1's are the best.

Not!
IRC GP1's are the best.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
i see. I suppose I can check the movement by...

i see. I suppose I can check the movement by putting pressure on the choke lever down at the carb? or is it pretty easy to disconnect the cable at the carb end, then move the choke manually to see...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
Thumb thanks bill. I have ordered! lucky enough to...

thanks bill. I have ordered! lucky enough to find a seller via Amazon, and I had an Amazon gift certificate, so getting a good deal. can't wait to get them in.
i ordered a Tall size, so only had...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By badrodes
aarrr.... i had no idea. and I've asked the...

aarrr.... i had no idea. and I've asked the question at Lowes before. I'll copy this down and revisit.

i appreciate the tips!
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
handguards

anyone added handguards lately that you just LOVE ?? I need to buy something...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 101,339
Views: 19,657,352
Posted By badrodes
McB et al .. I missed something in this choke...

McB et al .. I missed something in this choke discussion. was the reason for going with the alternate choke that something wears out with the OEM choke cable/collar that renders it non-functional?
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By badrodes
Question M/C-friendly Hex bits for socket set?

someone reco a set of motorcycle-useful hex bits for my little socket set?
craftsman?
offbrand?
??
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By badrodes
i have two of the First Gear Mesh Tex jackets: ...

i have two of the First Gear Mesh Tex jackets: first gen and third gen. love 'em. this is the Only jacket I've found that fits me well: trim waist, broad shouldered, and plenty long arms. no...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
great

sounds like a Sterling choice.

tell me, are these sized to wear on top of something else or just 'normal'?
so I have a 32 waist: if I buy a 32 will they fit 'normal', or loose/big?
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By badrodes
Thumb wow - you, sir, are a Steely-Eyed AdventureMan...

wow - you, sir, are a Steely-Eyed AdventureMan :wink:
heckuva a ride. being a DR-head myself and looking for answer on this very topic, I think I got it!

Hey, Looking at their online store...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,641
Posted By badrodes
my question

so my own impressions from last night's adventure prompts this question:
- WHAT is the best bulb for the little Maglite [2xAA] ???
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,641
Posted By badrodes
interesting reply here fix. i had to cut one of...

interesting reply here fix.
i had to cut one of my breakers yesterday - working on outdoor wiring. got caught out til after dark running errands and had to fix things in the dark.
so remembering...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
can you Olympia fans tell us about sizing? if I...

can you Olympia fans tell us about sizing? if I have a 32 waist in normal jeans, and 35 inseam, what would I look for?
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,962
Posted By badrodes
Thumb having lived in the great State of Alabama, this...

having lived in the great State of Alabama, this is a reco I understand :lol3
But I gotta say, the dualsport riding availability in AL is second to none in the USA. miles and miles and miles of...
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