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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-18-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By Noone
Yes, but they can be used as a PFD is you are...

Yes, but they can be used as a PFD is you are really really thin and light:lol3

I'd rather have tubeless but can't really justify having wheels custom made for my bike.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,480
Posted By Noone
In your co-workers defense, Kawasaki cruisers...

In your co-workers defense, Kawasaki cruisers really have lackluster brakes.

Yes, I ride Kawasaki cruisers:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,479
Posted By Noone
You didn't say if your bike also has a tube or...

You didn't say if your bike also has a tube or was designed to need a tube (think wire wheels).

If your wheel is a "tubeless" wheel, check the valve stem for cracks and the valve core for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-10-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 58,776
Posted By Noone
I'll check it out, thanks. RTWDoug did a similar...

I'll check it out, thanks. RTWDoug did a similar project for his "Dirtster" to ride across Eurasia.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-09-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 58,776
Posted By Noone
Your rear wheel

I will be interested to know how your rear wheel holds up. I have a pig of a cruiser (but I love it) and as you know, you can't find a dual use tire in 16 inch (yes Duro makes the median but it is a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Noone
Kawasaki Drifter 1500. Stock size rear tire is...

Kawasaki Drifter 1500. Stock size rear tire is 150/80/16. Width of wheel is only 3.5 inches. It is shaft drive so really should not be a great/noticeable difference in RPMs while riding and the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Noone
Thanks for the info. Bike is shaft drive. ...

Thanks for the info. Bike is shaft drive. Thought I'd send a hub and ask it to be laced to a 17 inch wheel. Should be able to find something in 17 inch tire to meet my needs. I don't think I have...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Noone
I'm thinking I have a few hundred dollars I can...

I'm thinking I have a few hundred dollars I can spend on the wheel project. Don't think I can get a new/different bike for that. Plus, I like my bike (I have three of the same type). I just need a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-03-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By Noone
Make your smaller wheel bigger

I have a cruiser. 16 inch wheels. Can't find any "off road" tire except for the Duro median (in 16 inch) and it is a front tire and a bit thin (130/). Stock size is 150 (3.5 inch wheel width, 650...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,312
Views: 995,784
Posted By Noone
Well its about damned time. I'm sitting here...

Well its about damned time. I'm sitting here wondering Where in the Hell is RTW Doug? Don't see no pictures of strange foreign lands (excluding Alabama). I'm still waiting to see the Surfster. ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,131
Posted By Noone
You made the decision that was right for YOU (and...

You made the decision that was right for YOU (and for him) but, you already knew that.

I'd have done the same thing. Just maybe, you pushed him in the right direction and he actually DID/DOES...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By Noone
I use Coleman brand rain suit (2 piece) from...

I use Coleman brand rain suit (2 piece) from Wally World. I buy them two sizes too large so I can put them on over anything; faster. Jacket has a hood that will fit under the helmet (keeps the rain...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,173
Posted By Noone
I pull the valve cores and ride through the yard...

I pull the valve cores and ride through the yard to break the bead.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-21-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,513
Posted By Noone
'cause loud pipes save lives. That is why all...

'cause loud pipes save lives. That is why all insurance companies offer loud pipe discounts.

And stuff.
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,880
Posted By Noone
Newbie travelling from UK to Canada and USA Summer 2015

Most gas stations in the US are now pay at the pump with a credit card (saves you having to go into the store to pay, then go back and pump, then go back and get your change). Ask your credit card...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Noone
Easy Off oven cleaner. I do NOT know if it will...

Easy Off oven cleaner. I do NOT know if it will etch aluminum.
That orange smelling furniture stripper. I do NOT remember the name but it is something citrus.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-16-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,249
Posted By Noone
Fixed it for you.

Fixed it for you.
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By Noone
In the summer I ride in mesh gear so I wear my...

In the summer I ride in mesh gear so I wear my underwear. I take three pairs (shorts, shirts, sox). There are laundrymats everywhere. One hour every four days to wash.

Champion brand...
Forum: Photos 02-24-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,889
Posted By Noone
This is on the beltway around Raleigh, NC.

This is on the beltway around Raleigh, NC.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,729
Posted By Noone
They could make it a bit lower. OR, they could...

They could make it a bit lower. OR, they could make me with longer legs:D
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,712
Posted By Noone
Meals, rarely eaten:lol3 But the beef stew...

Meals, rarely eaten:lol3

But the beef stew is pretty good.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,712
Posted By Noone
Be Prepared (Boy Scout Motto). Went to...

Be Prepared (Boy Scout Motto).

Went to Alaska. Stayed in hotels. Except for the one night I slept at a gas station in Jade City (population 34). Didn't plan for that. Had a sleeping pad and a...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-10-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,712
Posted By Noone
You must sometimes stay at the "really economy"...

You must sometimes stay at the "really economy" places like I do. You don't want to turn on a black light there:lol3
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Noone
I have done it and it didn't burn up my ECU. I...

I have done it and it didn't burn up my ECU. I would recommend the car not be running (and I have no scientific reason for this: it just seemed like a good idea).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Noone
Call the license plate agency and ask.

Call the license plate agency and ask.
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,347
Posted By Noone
I went in 2010. I budgeted $200 per day. I met...

I went in 2010. I budgeted $200 per day. I met my budget.

Things to consider. I had a really good time. Booze and smokes in Canada are expensive. Gas is roughly twice the pump price as in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-12-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,651
Posted By Noone
Because they can. Check out...

Because they can.

Check out www.bike-line.com (http://www.bike-line.com)
It is Merkel insurance. I believe they only do M/Cs and PWCs and boats.
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By Noone
MOPAR doesn't make the parts, they buy them and...

MOPAR doesn't make the parts, they buy them and put their name on them.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,014
Posted By Noone
Buy the helmet you like, then go find glasses...

Buy the helmet you like, then go find glasses that will fit with the helmet. The 80s style "big" frames were always a problem but when I switched to the smaller framed "smart people" glasses, no...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,104
Posted By Noone
130/90/16. Done it more than once. I do use...

130/90/16. Done it more than once. I do use three tire irons to make it easier.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,052
Posted By Noone
You're a cop aren't you?

You're a cop aren't you?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 23,052
Posted By Noone
You can make a report to the county sheriff and...

You can make a report to the county sheriff and to the FBI.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-04-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 952
Views: 149,092
Posted By Noone
You ARE using a steel sprocket? How is your...

You ARE using a steel sprocket? How is your chain tension? (per the specs)?
I ride an 800 Kaw which is pretty heavy (550 lbs) and I can get over 20,000 miles. What type of chain are you using? ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By Noone
In NC you can "gift" a vehicle to a family member...

In NC you can "gift" a vehicle to a family member tax free. If I were you, I'd contact Georgia DMV and ask them if they do the same.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,306
Posted By Noone
While you are there

If you are going all the way down to Cherokee I'd recommend you take the time to also visit US 129 (Dragon) HWY 28 (pretty ride) and the Cherohala Skyway. Great scenery (if it isn't raining and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,397
Posted By Noone
Tips for dealing with severe weather: Holiday...

Tips for dealing with severe weather: Holiday Inn!!! Get one.
Forum: Road Warriors 07-01-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,465
Posted By Noone
Why everyone is so obsessed with Harleys and Indians?

They aren't. Therefore, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, BMW, etc sell their bikes too.

To each his own.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,596
Posted By Noone
Money is replaceable: time is not.

Money is replaceable: time is not.
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,897
Posted By Noone
I carry all the tools I need to be able to repair...

I carry all the tools I need to be able to repair anything I'm able to repair. I also always carry water, shelter and a bit of food (and I carry the bike's repair manual). I've never broken...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By Noone
What bike you ride?

What bike you ride?
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