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Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 110,704
Posted By mnmlst
I dunno... yeah it's a heap, but some of the...

I dunno... yeah it's a heap, but some of the plastic is not completely melted, and the tires didn't pop, so maybe it didn't get ridiculously hot - as in hot enough to screw up the temper on metal...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,547
Posted By mnmlst
Wondering

I've often wondered if a wall bracket, for a small fire extinguisher would work. Rubber band cut from skinny bicycle inner tube around the latch so it couldn't pop open. Anybody try it?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,616
Posted By mnmlst
"Twatwaffles, it's what's for dinner."...

"Twatwaffles, it's what's for dinner." :dg
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,701
Posted By mnmlst
So, actually, the bet should be Valentino Rossi...

So, actually, the bet should be Valentino Rossi on a Vespa v. anyone reading this, on any bike... you take the interstate, with a police escort, he has to take the dirt road, to a location only you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,701
Posted By mnmlst
On the other hand...

Think of it this way: If Valentino Rossi, Nicky Hayden, etc. showed up at your local track day, let you ride his factory bike, he rode your (insert any bike here) and bet you the pink slips for...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By mnmlst
Simple Green - Wipe Clean with damp cloth ...

Simple Green - Wipe Clean with damp cloth

Heat Gun - lots of motion, from a distance, DONT TOUCH the hot plastic not because you'll burn yourself, but because it'll be gooey and leave...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,587,335
Posted By mnmlst
It captures the whole camp vibe. Some sort of...

It captures the whole camp vibe. Some sort of weird primal tech. I like it.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,228
Posted By mnmlst
TRON for President

I'd like to see that TRON bike pic. make the ADVrider homepage.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,766
Posted By mnmlst
Honestly, I didn't mean to start a tangent... but...

Honestly, I didn't mean to start a tangent... but the guy says "going to Moab, which bike?" he gets some good advice, then somebody says "Whoa there partner - no blinky, no sticky and you'll be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,766
Posted By mnmlst
BLM land - we already paid. This is the deeper...

BLM land - we already paid. This is the deeper jive we have uncovered here. Sticker this, fee that, special use the other... it's all B.S. Chriminy - we should all write a letter to BLM and tell...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,766
Posted By mnmlst
2 x 200W 8" infra-red headlights, NVGs, and radar...

2 x 200W 8" infra-red headlights, NVGs, and radar deflecting fenders...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By mnmlst
It really is annoying. Sleestak - ordered...

It really is annoying.

Sleestak - ordered the springs from Ted Porter's Beemershop. `bout a hundred bucks or so. Came in the mail the next day. Nice guy. They are progressively wound, so, in...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By mnmlst
Yeah, so, took it to the dealer last week for the...

Yeah, so, took it to the dealer last week for the clunk fix (with my new Wilbers under my arm). Got it back, new clips, fork bridge, etc. and they dropped in the springs.

Rode home (about 20mi)....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By mnmlst
Mine started rattling around 6000mi, now it...

Mine started rattling around 6000mi, now it sounds like a 55gal drum full of bowling balls bouncing down a set of concrete steps... at first only when the clutch was in (any speed), but lately I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,833
Posted By mnmlst
Supermotard Wheels

Gota set of the BMW SM wheels for sale. Wheels are super clean. The rubber is about 1/3 used. PM me if interested...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
not holding my breath...

Herr Hasenpfeffer sent me a personal e-mail over a year and a half ago(!) that said they were just tweeking the prototype and the tank would be available for purchase in early `06...

So you shell...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2007, 09:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By mnmlst
I get it. szentthomas is gonna do what he's...

I get it.

szentthomas is gonna do what he's gonna do and I'm, apparently, not gonna change his mind, but I don't think the chasm is that huge, and maybe he should be insulted...

He got hit by...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By mnmlst
morals

I'm not picking a fight, honest, just trying to understand:

You're up here in Pennsyltucky following me down the road and some illegal mushroom picker in a primered chevy with one headlight,...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,005
Posted By mnmlst
You gotta do something

"All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" - Winston Churchill

You have to take him down, one way or the other.

He broke (and is breaking) the rules.

It's a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,146
Posted By mnmlst
agreed...

agreed...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mnmlst
Solar Chargers

Found these at the boat shop. the cheap one is $40:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,146
Posted By mnmlst
mechanical advantage

http://integrity.smugmug.com/photos/120137378-L-1.jpg

For reference: the way this is rigged produces a theoretical 4:1 mechanical advantage - the last reaved pulley on top provides no mechanical...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,146
Posted By mnmlst
Strength/weight ratio ain't everything - if...

Strength/weight ratio ain't everything - if you're alone and stuck, chances are your material (rope, cord, webbing) is gonna get wet/dirty - gripping ability matters. In my experience (and based on...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,146
Posted By mnmlst
Don't believe this. The QA/QC protocols,...

Don't believe this.

The QA/QC protocols, materials, bearings, machining, etc. are all far superior in rescue equipment intended for life safety applications. And if your life depends on it, cost...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-10-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,750
Posted By mnmlst
hey oatmeal!!!

check your mailbox...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,146
Posted By mnmlst
pulleys

go here www.cmcrescue.com (http://www.cmcrescue.com) get a couple of small double-sheave pulleys, some screwlinks or carabiners, and about 50ft of 9mm rope. it's a lot lighter, doesn't require any...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mnmlst
Yup

They charged it , load tested it, let it sit, and it seemed ok, I got it home and a couple days later it was dead again.

Got a new battery from the shop yesterday. Service guy says sometimes...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mnmlst
The cables/connections are all clean and tight. ...

The cables/connections are all clean and tight.

My money is on the fact that the battery is just too small, and if it's not putting out it's optimal, maximum, brandy new, volts and amps, it ain't...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mnmlst
I took it to the shop yesterday for the final...

I took it to the shop yesterday for the final drive recall, and explained the battery situation to them... I'll post what they find out.

btw - i have 20W50 oil in it right now and it only has...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,965
Posted By mnmlst
HP2 Battery

Anybody have any battery / cold weather starting problems w/ their HP2?

Won't start below 30F, but it's weird:

My super-duper charger (2, 8, or 22amp / Pb, Deep Cycle, AGM/Gel) says my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-08-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By mnmlst
studs...

You guys do realize it snowed, and is snowing, up here right?

I drove (in a car) I-80 from Bellefonte to Erie yesterday and It was un-doable on a bike... like PennDOT had the big plows out,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2006, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By mnmlst
get a new lock too...

1. the junk man buys a recovered/wrecked bike
2. he keeps the keys and says he lost/never had them
3. you buy it
4. the junk man's buddy comes to your house and steals it (`cause he already has...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By mnmlst
signature line

why don't you put a set of knobbies (or studded knobbies) and a power socket on your KLR, and tourances on the GS...? plug in your jacket and ride the Kawi in relative confidence and comfort on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
i gotta believe something else is gonna give...

i gotta believe something else is gonna give (forks, rim, triple clamps, bearings, footpeg, etc.) before one would tweak the headset/frame interface on this bike. there's a lot of steel coming...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
i agree that i can't see a whole lot of...

i agree that i can't see a whole lot of "improvements" in the HPN frame, and it doesn't sound like the race bikes are snapping in half right and left...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
frame reinforcements

well lookie there... i think you're right. i'll have to do a detailed inspection (picture in hand) when i get home...

i'm no engineer, but seems like there are a lot of other places i'd have...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
and also...

am i seeing different injectors and some sort of new sensor/chip... could it be a few more bhp? or something for the cooler/hotter way it'll run w/ the bigger/re-positioned oil cooler...?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
seen a couple HPN bikes in person, and get what...

seen a couple HPN bikes in person, and get what you're saying, but I'm not seeing it here. looks just like the frame on the bike in my garage...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 35,747
Posted By mnmlst
cool...

Who has bought stuff from HPN in the past, and how did you do it (directly, went over and picked up a whole worked bike, through a dealer, etc.)?

I don't see where the pictured frame is any...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By mnmlst
my jacket killed my bike...

So the stock socket on the HP2 would fault-out every time I plugged my electric jacket (Gerbings) in. The dealer said it was a known problem w/ canbus bikes, and suggested wiring a jacket plug...
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