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Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Thanks for sharing this, very neat motor

Thanks for adding a little history to site, it's amazing what the old
engine makers were willing to try. Airplanes, motorcycles, autos, etc
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,937
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb 87,000+ and counting on my 04 RK

I rolled over 87k recently and expect many more to come. Is it a Ninja, NO, but I didn't buy it for track days.
It is a bike that does what it is designed for and does it well. If you can afford a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,716,458
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Doug- check the bank angle sensor,

Doug- your intermittent cut out may be caused by the Bank Angle Sensor. If it is loose it can cause all
kinds of problems. Is is associated with the turn single sensor and is designed to turn off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,350
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Just love to ride

I just love to ride and it also happens to get me where I want to go.
Right now with 5" of snow I wish I could ride...but I'll just have to
wait.
Dave
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,413
Posted By H2oskier
I've rode the last 80,000 miles with good results

I have used the Dyna beads in my tires for the last 80,000 miles
and my tires last longer with no cupping or shaking. I used to only
get 10-12K out to my rear tire and now I get 15K+ easy.:thumbup
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,750
Posted By H2oskier
Keep Riding...make Sure To Gear Up

In 06' I had a aortic aneurysm repaired along with my aortic value replaced with a artificial value, so I am on warifin for the rest of my life. I was back riding within 4 months. I just make sure...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By H2oskier
Don't use 2x4's they split, use plywood

I work at UPS and we take up to 150lbs. We get tranmissions and
quite heavy electric motors all the time. A few engines, but one thing
I have noticed the boxes made of OSB and 2x4's are crap, They...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,964
Posted By H2oskier
Look at Allure at Home Depot..works great

You might want to look at Allure PVC flooring, it waterproof and very
easy to install. It is a "floating" floor and the edges stick together and
they are very flexable. It comes in wood and tile...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 33,615
Posted By H2oskier
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,678
Posted By H2oskier
Forum: Face plant 12-20-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,440
Posted By H2oskier
Very sorry about your accident...heal quick

With your "cut knee" I would press for injury report, At least you will have
a police report with the lady's information. You may be able to file a
uninsured motorist property damage claim, if you...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 299,470
Posted By H2oskier
Bluhduh Well NOW I have to actually get back to...to WORK

MJ, T and Peanut...thank you all for a great RR. It's nice to be able to
piggyback and join you all in very fine trip. I envy your abilities and
"can do" attitude. :thumb I can't wait until your...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By H2oskier
You can tell by looking at the lable inside the helmet.

My wife has HD helmet and the lable shows that AGV is the maker. Is had
the manufactor date and model number. I know that HJC makes the
FXRG Carbon Fiber helmet for HD. Thay just rebadge the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,758
Posted By H2oskier
Talking I laminate my card and keep in my money clip...no problems

I just shrink my card to fit the size of my smallish money clip:cry
and it has worked for me. I'm in the insurance business and
we can make any size a person needs. As long as the LEO can
read...
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,947
Posted By H2oskier
Cry Sorry to hear about your friend

I have a cabin on Beaver Lake and we ride that area quite a bit.
That curve can get away from a driver if they are not paying attention.
He had no chance with hitting a pickup.
RIP:waysad
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By H2oskier
It is best to have reciepts

:deal I always remind my clients to keep their receipts for added and/or
changed equipment. Where it gets real stickey is when there is a theft
of the bike. How do you prove stuff was added to a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By H2oskier
Talking My belt has been very reliable with 73,000 miles so far

My 2004 Road King has been very reliabile and I just rolled over 73,000 miles
I change my own tires and the cam nut adjuster is a breeze. You just snug
up the cam to adjust the tension on the belt...
Forum: Americas 07-28-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By H2oskier
Eek Get your own Insurance first! His will not transfer to you

[quote=bush pilot]You will need permission from the previous owner to use his registration and insurance to ride it to Ca. A signed letter will be enough.

In most states, when a bill of sale is...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,611
Posted By H2oskier
Talking Try using carpenter wood clamps to squeeze the tire

When trying to install the tire on the rim, use a wood clamp to squeeze
the tire so it fits more inside the rim and makes it a lot easier to get the
tire on. I use some detail spray on the rim,...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,615
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb I work at UPS and OK to ship tires unboxed

I work at UPS in the morning and we get hundreds of tires, with
just a shipping label on them. just make sure you wrap clear
tape over the UPS label. Like the above poster showed the
cardboard...
Forum: Face plant 02-22-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By H2oskier
Eh? Is that SNOW in the photos?????? You are very lucky

My, My you are one lucky man. :eek1 The cage driver just missed your leg and
to come away with only a broken clavicle is a blessing. As others have said
make sure you heal up proper, before you try...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb You can not use too much with Dynabeads

I use 2oz in each tire and they run fine. The directions that I got with
my batch, said that if you use too much, the extra just spreads itself
out evenly throughout the tire. I hope this helps....
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,507
Posted By H2oskier
Be careful with AvGas it has lead in it

Just a heads up but Avgas has lead in it. You can also buy racing
gas which has the higher octane but is still unleaded. Go to
www.buyracegas.com (http://www.buyracegas.com) for buying info.:wink:...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,415
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Great report... motorcycles and planes...doesn't get any better

Thanks for the report. Such a loss of life for so many crewmen.
Very interesting crash site, you usually don't see nearly as much
stuff leftover after a crach like that one.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By H2oskier
Forum: Americas 10-07-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,008
Posted By H2oskier
Bluhduh Sleeping In The Garage Isn't So Bad

HEY SLEEPING IN THE GARAGE ISN'T TOO BAD, AND JUST REMEMBER TO TELL THE DOG TO SCOOT OVER, SINCE YOU ARE THE ONE WHO BOUGHT THE DOOR MAT. :oscar ANYHOW TAKE THE TRIP. YOU DID MENTION IT MORE
THAN...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,069
Posted By H2oskier
In Missouri if you hit a construction worker minumum $ 10K and lose license for 1 yr.

If this had happened in Missouri he would lose his license for a minimum of 1 year and $ 10,000 fine, and that is if he had stopped right away. Now that
he bolted....well he's in deep doo. We had to...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb I have the Visapath...works great, easy to install

I have the Visapath and it was very easy to install, just plug your bulb
in and route the daylight sensor to look up and your good to go.
Now as to people complaing about the modulators, you have...
Forum: Americas 08-30-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,530
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Try looking at the "old" highways like US20 VS the slab

I know the temptation of taking all interstate is great, but the "old"
cross crounty roads are great too. Much of old roads are 4 lane, but they
have so much more to offer in sights and scenery....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,073
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Getting the headlight aimed correctly helps a lot

I have had one on my bike for about 2 years now and they really help
a lot , especially on our rural 2 lane roads. The farmers just don't look
when they drive out of their fields and the modulator...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb +1 on the Dyna Beads... They work great

I 2nd the Dyna Beads, they work great and you can reuse them.
Just don't buy the applicator kit...it's just a squeeze bottle with a
short piece of clear fuel hose.
Dave
Forum: Face plant 08-07-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,490
Posted By H2oskier
Eek Glad to hear you are in one piece...do the rehab

That is quite a face plant you can tell your grandchildern about some day.
Just make sure you do the rehab and put as much effort as you can
into the rehab. It will hurt but the more effort you put...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Get a wood or large C-clamp to sqeeze the bead

Get a wood or C-clamp and squeeze the bead so it fits inside the
center of the rim and then use the tire irons on the opposite side to
slip the tire on. This works well for me.
Dave
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,240
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb I just use mine on certain roads

I have one and have used for almost 2 years now, and I say it really helps
on certain roads. I live in a rural part of Kansas and on 2 lane roads the
farmers just don't pay attention, when they...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,707
Posted By H2oskier
wha..what no more....let's get with the program, OK?

:lurkOK some of have work to get done, so lets get with the
program. (more report please) :ddog
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,247
Posted By H2oskier
Get the Escort or Valentine...can really save your bacon

I have a older Escort and it works great. I dont' ride very fast 65-70
but when I come into towns on a 2 lane, the speed drops from 60 to
30 in 50ft. That is where it really saves my bacon. One...
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Just have them mounted and use Dyan Beads to balance

I just started mounting my own tires and I used Dyan Beads and they
worked great. Don't waste your time getting the installation kit, it's
just a small bottle with a piece of clear fuel hose. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,525
Posted By H2oskier
Eh? Actually Insurance companies use tiers...

So Basso, are you telling me you rate individuals? That sounds like an impossible task rating each customer.

Insurance companies use what they call tier levels in their rating.
They don't...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 46,410
Posted By H2oskier
Thumb Keep the RR coming, Thanks for the report

:lurk Thanks for taking the time to post this ride report.....
Forum: Americas 04-30-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,522
Posted By H2oskier
Laugh Here are some other good roads

Take US 62 East out of Eureka Springs and when you get to Berryville
so south on Hwy 21 to Boxley then take Hwy 43 to Ponca and either
stay on 43 to Hwy 7 or turn right (East) on 74 to Jasper. 74...
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