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Forum: The Garage 07-05-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TomServo
Thanks, don't know why I didn't look there first....

Thanks, don't know why I didn't look there first. Looks like methylene chloride paint stripper is the ticket so it is sitting in the tank now.
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By TomServo
Stripping out Caswell

Hey all, I recently de-rusted the tank on my old F8 and after that I decided to use caswell tank sealant to seal the tank. However, I didn't do a very good job apparently as the caswell is peeling up...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,757
Posted By TomServo
Actually you won't lose any speed unless you are...

Actually you won't lose any speed unless you are using some kind of teleconverting adapter. A 200mm f2.8 will still be 2.8 though the use of less of the image circle will as the previous post said...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By TomServo
I know, right. My neighbors's kids were playing...

I know, right. My neighbors's kids were playing outside so I expected some questions but no one said anything. So either it didn't look that weird (doubtful) or it just looked so whack that they were...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By TomServo
Joe Rocket Survivor Suit Review at wBW

For those interested my review of the Joe Rocket Survivor one piece textile suit is up now over at webbikeworld.com (yes, shameless self promotion)
...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,244
Posted By TomServo
So it's not just me? They do seem a bit on the...

So it's not just me? They do seem a bit on the loose side.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,244
Posted By TomServo
I recently ordered a pair of Sports and for me...

I recently ordered a pair of Sports and for me they didn't work well on my Sprint, which while not a race replica bike, still has a pretty sporty position. However after letting them know about this...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,244
Posted By TomServo
I plan on moving forward with the sport versions...

I plan on moving forward with the sport versions and see how they do. The Sprint ST 1050 leans certainly more towards the sport side than touring side in seating position and design. I will hopefully...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,244
Posted By TomServo
Well Tuff already sent me a PM so I have a plan...

Well Tuff already sent me a PM so I have a plan to move forward now. It's quick and friendly customer service like this that makes me happy I purchased from him. I'll let you know how they do, Tuff.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,244
Posted By TomServo
Got mine today. I am wondering if I should have...

Got mine today. I am wondering if I should have picked a different style though. I got the Sport versions since I ride a Triumph Sprint 1050. It still has one leaning forward like a sport touring...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,010
Posted By TomServo
Just ordered a pair and looking forward to seeing...

Just ordered a pair and looking forward to seeing how they do. I can't ever seem to get a seat that is good enough for more than a couple of hours so hopefully these will improve my riding times :)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By TomServo
Resurrecting an old F8 (need help with petcock)

Bought this bike from a friend a few weeks ago and been making progress on getting her to run (with his help.. or am I helping him, hmmm). The engine was seized but the PO had found another engine...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By TomServo
Sorry I missed this reply but yes, I wrote that...

Sorry I missed this reply but yes, I wrote that one. I have about a dozen or so at this point. I've got a pair of RS Taichi boots I'm reviewing on my feet right now :)
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By TomServo
You guys are correct. I actually mentioned in the...

You guys are correct. I actually mentioned in the first draft of that review the similarity between the AGV glove and the Comp ACC glove but it didn't make it into the final review.
If anyone is...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 159,132
Posted By TomServo
Just installed mine on my 2006 Sprint over the...

Just installed mine on my 2006 Sprint over the weekend. Very impressive for such small lights. A full review will be coming to Nashvilleriders.com soon :)
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 39,185
Posted By TomServo
Just my two cents here but I think the best...

Just my two cents here but I think the best camera for you (anyone) is the one that feels right in your hands. It's just like picking the bike you ride. It may not have the highest specs in every...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,846
Posted By TomServo
Well what I ordered from Newark was wrong, twice...

Well what I ordered from Newark was wrong, twice (yep, I'm that good). I ended up ordering the gerbings one from Revzilla the other day. Wish I had come back here first as I would have ordered one...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,846
Posted By TomServo
Resurrecting this thread as I have ordered a...

Resurrecting this thread as I have ordered a panel mount receptacle that should fit the heated gear COAX connector on my 'troller. Currently I have a powerlet to coax adapter that i plug into my...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By TomServo
I don't have a modular but I use the UClear...

I don't have a modular but I use the UClear headset in my Shark. No boom mic. There are two mics, one on each speaker housing. Works very well and no need to have a boom or separate mic installed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By TomServo
Total Control Riding Clinic in Mid Tennessee in October

Just wanted to post up info for those interested that we (http://www.nashvilleriders.com/) will be hosting the Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic classes here in Old Hickory Tennessee...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,681
Posted By TomServo
Check out the Shark Vision-R. That helmet has a...

Check out the Shark Vision-R. That helmet has a huge eyeport and an internal sunshade. Revzilla has them and I'm sure some others retailers have them too. I have the Euro-spec version called the...
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,439
Posted By TomServo
I purchased a Shark Vision-R GT Carbon from them...

I purchased a Shark Vision-R GT Carbon from them earlier this year and they had a great price and it go to me very quickly, several days ahead of the I expected it to take coming from Italy and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By TomServo
Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic Coming to Nahville

For those of you in Tennessee and the surrounding area, we (nashvilleriders.com) will be hosting the Lee Parks Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic (geez that's a mouthful) here in Nashville this...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By TomServo
I second the above. I have replaced many brake...

I second the above. I have replaced many brake lines (stainless and otherwise) and never ever put anything on the threads like that. As stated, the crush washers will create a good seal and if...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 138,566
Posted By TomServo
My 1974 CL360

Here's my Scrambler project bike when I first got her a few months ago:

http://www.nashvilleriders.com/media/kunena/attachments/62/IMG-20120225-00038.jpg

Not in too bad shape but the tank was...
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 319,706
Posted By TomServo
Just happened to me. What's the best way to clean...

Just happened to me. What's the best way to clean it up? It's been "drying" for 3 days and still stinks in the garage.
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By TomServo
had to different Kenda tires in a row that were...

had to different Kenda tires in a row that were bad for the front wheel of my gs550e. Two different models but both were out of round. Waiting on a bridgestone bt-45 to come in right now.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 59,011
Posted By TomServo
We most definitely are. It was pretty quiet on...

We most definitely are. It was pretty quiet on the group ride front last year so we need to turn up the wick and get people out riding :)
Forum: Racing 01-19-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 30,282
Posted By TomServo
Me wants!!!

Me wants!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By TomServo
Nashville Area Riders - Total Control Classes Coming

Nashvilleriders.com is bringing back Lee Parks' Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic to Tennessee this spring. The classes will be held on March 31st and April 1st this Spring here in Old Hickory,...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,895
Posted By TomServo
Try a Mr. Clean Magic eraser.. seriously! It may...

Try a Mr. Clean Magic eraser.. seriously! It may sound like crap but it is one of the best things I've found for removing crap melted onto pipes (typically my heel). Didn't even have to scrub hard,...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,421
Posted By TomServo
No I'm down with that!!! ^ (sorry for the...

No I'm down with that!!! ^

(sorry for the thread jack)
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,561
Posted By TomServo
Have you considered the Casio G-Zone Commando...

Have you considered the Casio G-Zone Commando android phone. It's not the fastest nor does it have the largest screen but it is waterproof, shockproof, etc. The screen is made from gorilla glass so...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,430
Posted By TomServo
Very good. Glad you were able to figure that...

Very good. Glad you were able to figure that out!! :) The bike is Murdoch's.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By TomServo
Total Control Riding Clinic coming to Nashville Sept 30 / Oct 1

Nashvilleriders.com has got Lee Park's Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic coming to Nashville, TN at the end of this month. The classes are both half full now so that's only 6 spots available for ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,430
Posted By TomServo
It's definitely a 350 engine. I just looked and...

It's definitely a 350 engine. I just looked and saw the stamps on the engine and it is 347cc, they're just partially hidden by the side covers.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,430
Posted By TomServo
Help with ID'ing

Another ADV inmate has this bike in my garage and he was told back when he bought it a few years ago it was an RD350. Problem is now that we're looking at getting it running again it can't be an RD...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,881
Posted By TomServo
Latest news on the XR, she;s now got new fork...

Latest news on the XR, she;s now got new fork seals and gaiters, a freshly welded footpeg mount with new/old footpegs as well as new brake, clutch and speedometer cables. Now I have a question for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,287
Posted By TomServo
A lot has gone on since I last posted. I will...

A lot has gone on since I last posted. I will include pics as soon as I get the forks back on her. Let's look at the list...

Here's some of the stuff I need to do:

Clean - yep, gots to get the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,881
Posted By TomServo
Well I haven't posted in a while but some work...

Well I haven't posted in a while but some work has been done. (I'll post pics in the next couple of days before you guys start asking). I found a set of rebuilt shocks from a place up in Canada so...
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