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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, it ain't pretty, but it ought to do the...

Well, it ain't pretty, but it ought to do the job. I've been thinking along similar lines. Be interested to see how it works out, Kory.
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Bicyclist
Mine was built in '52 with cast iron. For some...

Mine was built in '52 with cast iron. For some reason, the cleanout plug was leaded in. It took more time to get rid of the plug than it did to clear the clog. There's a nice expanding test plug...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
Ooo! Much prettier than mine. But yours doesn't...

Ooo! Much prettier than mine. But yours doesn't have the sexy Rubbermaid logo mine has.:D

You wouldn't happen to have a side shot, would you? I need to adjust mine to be more vertical, I think.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By Bicyclist
Cogswell and your dealer are correct. Just in...

Cogswell and your dealer are correct. Just in case you need to hear it again.

edit: since the port is only good for about 5 A before the CAN system shuts it down, a lot of guys disconnect it and...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 172,248
Posted By Bicyclist
Wife spots post, says, "Whataya mean? It has a...

Wife spots post, says, "Whataya mean? It has a ramp!" Mumbles, "That guy's fucked in the head."

:rofl
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 822
Posted By Bicyclist
+1 Myler's did good work for me. ...

+1 Myler's did good work for me.

http://www.motorcycleradiators.com
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,332
Posted By Bicyclist
:D Thanks for the report. Lots of reminders of...

:D Thanks for the report. Lots of reminders of my trip to Yellowknife last Summer.

Right you are that there aren't many ride reports to that neck of the woods. I went there after riding to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Bicyclist
I think you should paint yer punkin pink to match...

I think you should paint yer punkin pink to match her pants.:D
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 131,587
Posted By Bicyclist
I use it for all that stuff, too, but it lives in...

I use it for all that stuff, too, but it lives in the kitchen where it checks frying pan temp before adding food.:evil
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By Bicyclist
Often, police departments give them away for free...

Often, police departments give them away for free as part of gun safety programs. Call your local dept and ask. I got some and my guns are safe and so is my helmet.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, appreciate the reply. Congrats to...

Thanks, appreciate the reply.

Congrats to Nanda! To work!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice report. I've ridden some of the same...

Nice report. I've ridden some of the same places, but got out the map for a look. Didn't realize that Lake San Cristobal ran down Lake Fork to Blue Mesa Res. Learn something new with every...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,771
Posted By Bicyclist
Maybe build yourself a wooden platform to throw...

Maybe build yourself a wooden platform to throw the pad on top of. Set the height so that you can store your crap under it in plastic boxes. If it takes up too much space, build it so it can fold...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By Bicyclist
Yep, I know several people who've had mushroom...

Yep, I know several people who've had mushroom plugs spit out. I've concluded that they're much less reliable than sticky string, so sticky string is what I use. Never had it fail.
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,564
Posted By Bicyclist
I've used Myler's with excellent results. The...

I've used Myler's with excellent results. The radiator from a crashed Versys came back looking better than new. Total with shipping was about $80. The bike has been thousands of miles since, with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,798
Views: 340,116
Posted By Bicyclist
It's been a long time since Star Wars came out. ...

It's been a long time since Star Wars came out. I wonder if Chewbaca has turned gray...or bald!:huh
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,369
Posted By Bicyclist
Let's see, if I burn 60 gallons of heating oil at...

Let's see, if I burn 60 gallons of heating oil at $3.72/gal, that's about $223 worth. For $223, I can buy 1395 kWh of electricity at 16/kWh. So I'd like to know how many kWh you heat pumpers are...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 172,248
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice touch, using BMW oil bottles.:D

Nice touch, using BMW oil bottles.:D
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 172,248
Posted By Bicyclist
We need a tutorial on this. What's the recipe...

We need a tutorial on this. What's the recipe and what do you use for current?
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,299
Views: 942,791
Posted By Bicyclist
I remember you from the F800 forum. I sold...

I remember you from the F800 forum.

I sold my F800ST and bought an NT700V. Bit of a culture adjustment after 40 years of BMW ownership. The Honda's not a very exciting motorcycle, but it gets...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
Dunno, they were on the bike when I bought it...

Dunno, they were on the bike when I bought it used. I transferred them over when I put on the ProTapers, then snipped the ends off when I put on the HDB guards. Except for the grips, the bike was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
New HDB handguards. ...

New HDB handguards.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010856_zps48fd221d.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/rollsonwheels/media/P1010856_zps48fd221d.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,895
Posted By Bicyclist
Yup, I think that may have been what happened. ...

Yup, I think that may have been what happened.

I found a place to order replacement buckles and got a handful. I use them for all sorts of things.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,895
Posted By Bicyclist
Interesting. I've used them for years and been...

Interesting. I've used them for years and been very pleased with the way they work. Last month, at our club Oktoberfest, I was loading up to leave when a buckle broke, nailing me in the eyebrow. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
Hey John, what fairing is that?

Hey John, what fairing is that?
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 965
Posted By Bicyclist
Good question. I have an older 12 pack that has...

Good question. I have an older 12 pack that has D rings. The zipper failed and I ordered a new one. No D rings.

I have plastic buckles attached to the bike and their mates attached to the D...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-22-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,109
Sticky: TetS
Views: 95,826
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, Chip. Got the pdf.

Thanks, Chip. Got the pdf.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,280
Sticky: Tet
Views: 118,822
Posted By Bicyclist
Got the pdf. Thanks for your hard work on this...

Got the pdf. Thanks for your hard work on this project.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,540
Posted By Bicyclist
I was 6 weeks on the road this Summer, spending...

I was 6 weeks on the road this Summer, spending time in Colorado, Alaska and the Northwest Territories. There were enough occasions where wifi was nonexistent or very slow that a Chromebook would...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 110,104
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, my order is in. Just wanted to be sure I...

Thanks, my order is in. Just wanted to be sure I ordered the right thing.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 110,104
Posted By Bicyclist
So, if using a Pro Taper Contour bar, do you...

So, if using a Pro Taper Contour bar, do you order the ⅞ or 1 /₈?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
I did this project the other day and while I was...

I did this project the other day and while I was at it, I put anti-seize on all of the exhaust system fasteners. The cylinder head studs are most important.

The link bearings on my bike weren't...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By Bicyclist
You could get another pair of rain pants, cut the...

You could get another pair of rain pants, cut the legs off and use them to extend the legs on your existing rain pants.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,192
Views: 1,378,354
Posted By Bicyclist
Excellent ride report. Nice pics. You musta...

Excellent ride report. Nice pics. You musta really enjoyed it.

I was out there in July with a buddy on road bikes. Next year it'll be on a CRF.

What kind of fuel mileage did you get with the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,104
Posted By Bicyclist
Ooooo!

Ooooo!
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,104
Posted By Bicyclist
Hey Erik, Oct 5 at the rally site. Info in the...

Hey Erik, Oct 5 at the rally site. Info in the newsletter on the club website. You should try to make it. Matter of fact, I've gotta get signed up, myself.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,104
Posted By Bicyclist
I think that all of you characters should go to...

I think that all of you characters should go to the BMWBMW Oktoberfest so you can tell me the trip tale first hand.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,673
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, I forwarded the info to him. That's...

Thanks, I forwarded the info to him.

That's the kind of stuff that I wish more writers would put in ride reports for the benefit of those planning similar trips. Finding gas, food and a place to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,673
Posted By Bicyclist
I'm following, too. I know a fellow who's...

I'm following, too.

I know a fellow who's heading up to NL right now. I'm sure he'd appreciate any info you can pass along about accommodations. Would you care to share contact info for that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 81,433
Posted By Bicyclist
Ears in low drag mode. ...

Ears in low drag mode.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2852/9533434606_dbc6cc0158_c.jpg


Drag brakes.
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