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Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23,681
Views: 3,968,002
Posted By 340hp
No joy. Pressing the Trip Set does nothing. ...

No joy. Pressing the Trip Set does nothing.

I can toggle between the Trip and Time Mode, and Time Mode will step through the Time options.

Apparently the Trip Set and Trip/Time Set buttons are...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23,681
Views: 3,968,002
Posted By 340hp
Help with the stock trip meter

I have a problem with the stock trip meter being stuck where I need some help to get it back to normal. The left side Trip & Time Mode buttons toggle between the trip mode and time mode, but once in...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 1,075,640
Posted By 340hp
Senator Cranston was the senior CA Senator at the...

Senator Cranston was the senior CA Senator at the time of that photo, in bed with the Sierra Club and the others. Cranston hated motorcycles from the days when the clubs would ride the hills by Van...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,945
Posted By 340hp
It's been years since I last saw clips from that...

It's been years since I last saw clips from that competition, and it's great to see it resurface again.

Hill Street is built up quite a bit more these days and illegal for skateboards, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,472
Posted By 340hp
So, NBR is pimped as Reality TV? Was it about a...

So, NBR is pimped as Reality TV? Was it about a ride, or a charity, or how to fail at telling a story?

Where was the Reality TV of the orphanage, the back story of the founders of the orphanage,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 47,056
Posted By 340hp
The graph illustrates the point of similar torque...

The graph illustrates the point of similar torque from the H-D 1200 and the Suzi 1200, about 75 ft.lbs. from both in near stock condition. The Suzi extends the power band to a higher rpm, but the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,945
Posted By 340hp
Be careful out there. There are a few kids who...

Be careful out there. There are a few kids who filter out of the College Park East on a little 110 and an old minitrail. They set up a few jumps and berms in the area but have poor attention to trail...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,546
Posted By 340hp
Both have the need for uncomplicated...

Both have the need for uncomplicated concentration, where body and vehicle placement become unconscious.

The learning experience is similar where as a novice you move around and over the vehicle...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 52,552
Posted By 340hp
We were all introduced to riding by sitting...

We were all introduced to riding by sitting in-front of the rider (my Uncle with me up front, and my older brothers watching).
...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,141
Posted By 340hp
Powerlet website......

Powerlet website... http://www.powerlet.com/shop-by-product/socket-kits/SKTKIT

http://www.powerlet.com/images/imageResizer.php?image_type=PRODPRIM&fileName=PKT-090-54-B_p_484_webl.jpg&maxWidth=600
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,141
Posted By 340hp
I use the same mount on the dual sport & touring...

I use the same mount on the dual sport & touring bikes, and even on my bicycles and my old IT490 in the desert.

The fingers & side pins hold a phone with a silicone case well. I have never had...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,204
Posted By 340hp
Scroll down the link and you will find a town...

Scroll down the link and you will find a town map. The camps are marked as "Trailer" Parks.

http://sanfelipe.com.mx/getting-here/maps/

Camps exist on the bluffs above the beach North of town,...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 119,563
Posted By 340hp
http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l598/EAStvns/O...

http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l598/EAStvns/Olds%20Cool/IMG_0002_zpsecd72002.jpg

There was a Mini-Mag followed by a Class 8 truck that tried crossing as the water was rising, and the drivers...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 119,563
Posted By 340hp
So, no Racers who were stuck behind the rising...

So, no Racers who were stuck behind the rising water finished after the flood subsided?

( I am catching up after a weekend in the boonies)

Did the organizers stop all of the slower Racers at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23,681
Views: 3,968,002
Posted By 340hp
Cyclic wear patterns are transferred from the...

Cyclic wear patterns are transferred from the drive sprocket to chain, and then chain to driven sprocket.

Run an odd toothed drive sprocket (countershaft) with an even numbered link chain, and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23,681
Views: 3,968,002
Posted By 340hp
Yes. Two master links are preferred to a...

Yes. Two master links are preferred to a half-link, The half-link is more of an emergency measure to get out of trouble.

Just keep the master links clips facing the correct direction, and use the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23,681
Views: 3,968,002
Posted By 340hp
You need two links, a narrow link & another...

You need two links, a narrow link & another master link, or you need to add a half-link.

A half link looks like the upper center link in this photo... between two master links, and above a narrow...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,157
Posted By 340hp
It used to be that every 4th year was a peninsula...

It used to be that every 4th year was a peninsula run, like the Olympics. The runs all the way down were considered too expensive for most privateers to afford, so most years were loops in Baja Norte...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By 340hp
A thick deck (3/4 or 1" plywood) helps to keep...

A thick deck (3/4 or 1" plywood) helps to keep them rigid, even with the folding models. Welding does not hurt, if you never plan to pull the frames apart. I added full length 2x10 side rails above...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,292
Posted By 340hp
You must have never ridden Baja or open range...

You must have never ridden Baja or open range Nevada single track, where all sots of things jump out into your path. I mention this while remembering some of my most unexpected riding dangers have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-03-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,292
Posted By 340hp
I gotta agree, Comfort is King. For the OP,...

I gotta agree, Comfort is King.

For the OP, the #1 rule is if you feel endangered, tuck in behind a car that you can see around and just chill out in traffic for awhile. Your opportunity to pass...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By 340hp
"The state parks and recreation fund, which is ...

"The state parks and recreation fund, which is generated from park fees and rentals, held $20.4 million more than was reported. The off-highway vehicle fund, which is generated from registering...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,815
Posted By 340hp
The wind management on the RG depends on three...

The wind management on the RG depends on three things that have to be fitted to your riding height & style: lowers, the shield, and wings or deflectors. The RG is not an integrated fairing package...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 459,305
Posted By 340hp
Great trip report, I have been following it since...

Great trip report, I have been following it since Africa.

Since you have not been near LAX for a decade some help with close proximity food is in order

The closest In-N-Out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,980
Posted By 340hp
I bet RAZR will prove more correct than you....

I bet RAZR will prove more correct than you. Since I have lived long enough to see the effects of S21 and the closure of most of the Desert and Forests, I do not expect the opposition to motorized...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 596,975
Posted By 340hp
Always ready to go! ...

Always ready to go!

http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l598/EAStvns/Eds%202005%20Road%20Glide/Aug2010-151.jpg


One reason to choose this bike to ride... room for two
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,124
Posted By 340hp
The engine crankcase vent attaches to the air box...

The engine crankcase vent attaches to the air box at the top front above the carbs. There are two crankcase vent hoses that come up from the engine cases to a tee tucked up in front of the air box...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,124
Posted By 340hp
It's good to hear the boots now fit. If the...

It's good to hear the boots now fit.

If the airbox was full of oil & crud you may need to clear out the crankcase vent and drain vents. A blocked crankcase vent is also usually paired with oil...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,098
Posted By 340hp
Don't give up on your DMV efforts. They make you...

Don't give up on your DMV efforts. They make you pay all the back fees and penalties in advance, and then a DMV person in Sacramento determines the fate of your statement of facts a few weeks later....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,468
Posted By 340hp
PM me the info & I'll draft & send a...

PM me the info & I'll draft & send a letter.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-22-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 28,120
Posted By 340hp
Dusting off the IT490k to lead the kids on a...

Dusting off the IT490k to lead the kids on a spring training ride

(learning to love the comforting smell of burnt two-stroke oil in the morning)

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,320
Posted By 340hp
Attitude, skill, or is it the awareness regarding...

Attitude, skill, or is it the awareness regarding the fear of failure (and the personal cost of failure) that the "average European rider" learns from their increased training requirements?

In...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-08-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,414
Posted By 340hp
When the US imposed the 125cc limit (and later...

When the US imposed the 125cc limit (and later 50cc limit) on emissions legal 2-strokes the manufacturers dropped oil injection on larger engines (except for the bikes mentioned, the KDX200 and the...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-07-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,414
Posted By 340hp
The last 50 state legal 2-smoke with all that you...

The last 50 state legal 2-smoke with all that you are looking for was the 77' & 78' DT400E. 1978 was the last year for 50-state emissions exempt street legal open class 2-strokes. It's fairly old...
Forum: Racing 03-05-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 133,060
Posted By 340hp
It's no different than when all we had was Sal's...

It's no different than when all we had was Sal's course notes on a few sheets of 8.5x11 paper. We added a bicycle speedometer to our 1/2-1600 car in 1991, like Hogwild described, and found it...
Forum: Racing 02-29-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,354
Posted By 340hp
Do the V6's and I4's have a restriction plate...

Do the V6's and I4's have a restriction plate rule?

In a strict black & white ruling a PCV of CCV system is a violation of the rule. Will they DQ all vehicles running these crankcase scavenging...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-29-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,436
Posted By 340hp
If it is... can... then is is being reopened to...

If it is... can... then is is being reopened to mountain bikes too? It was closed to all wheels except for permit usage for a long time due to switchback cutting and erosion concerns (and was always...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-26-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By 340hp
It's all OK. Ground the black with white...

It's all OK.

Ground the black with white stripe wire from the CDI for a kill switch.
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,383
Posted By 340hp
2+ bars and a Sundowner or other one inch lower...

2+ bars and a Sundowner or other one inch lower seat is the easy fix for any bikes in the FL line. H-D knows the personalization is part of their products appeal and it's no surprise that many...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By 340hp
You do not say what time you plan to leave or...

You do not say what time you plan to leave or where you expect to stop, and you should have a plan.

I see it's a clockwise route?

I would take the 10 and get off the Freeway and get to PCH as...
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