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Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,929
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I like getting on from the right, the "high side"...

I like getting on from the right, the "high side" opposite the side-stand. This can greatly reduce the weight-loading on the side-stand, to the point where it's practically zero. This only works...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,184
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Hi Longhaul, thanks for posting. It's good to...

Hi Longhaul, thanks for posting. It's good to hear that a local dealer is willing to take on working on these, would that dealer be in Woodinville? :ear

Good idea asking them about it. Do let us...
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,312
Posted By StoneAgeMan
too tight

That would almost certainly be the rear brake is adjusted too tight (or you've got no gear oil). Very easy and common to overtighten. Loosen the brake spinner at least 3 full turns (6 half turns) and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Last week was Woodinville, so is CBs this week?

Last week was Woodinville, so is CBs this week?
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,728
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Hmmm, he said it was "Sliding on gravel". That...

Hmmm, he said it was "Sliding on gravel". That wouldn't do much to a frame if there weren't any solid hits to any bits. It's not the speed, but the sudden stop that's a problem.

If the road was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,050
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Maybe I read too much into what _CJ wrote about...

Maybe I read too much into what _CJ wrote about his picture? and then he wrote: _CJ asked for an opinion, I gave him mine.

Now you're going all personal on me about assumptions and talking about...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,050
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I don't know anything about Colorado land law,...

I don't know anything about Colorado land law, but I wonder about the legality of: 1) allowing dirt to escape from your property on the the public street; 2) hiding the curb.

Having raw dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,107
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I believe that they're actually plastic....

I believe that they're actually plastic. http://www.advpulse.com/adv-bikes/close-up-look-of-the-csc-cyclone-rx-3/

Which isn't stopping me from wanting one!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Bump :freaky

Bump :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
CB's?

CB's?
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Nope, moisture is why there's mold, getting dry...

Nope, moisture is why there's mold, getting dry air in there will help.

In a relatively dry climate you can simply cut a few 6 inch square holes in exterior walls, cover with wire mesh to keep...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
How about CBs this week?

How about CBs this week?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,041,987
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I'm not familiar with hwy 66, but I 100% disagree...

I'm not familiar with hwy 66, but I 100% disagree with always staying on the outside side of the fast lane. The primary reason is to be visible to the cagers when they want to change lanes. In my 38...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,184
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Their blog doesn't list Seattle :cry It...

Their blog doesn't list Seattle :cry

It lists the below and "more"


San Mateo (Oct 31 Nov 2)
Phoenix (Nov 7 Nov 9)
Long Beach (Nov 14 Nov 16)
Dallas (Jan 23 Jan 25)
And...
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,876
Views: 491,476
Posted By StoneAgeMan
There's a lot more changes between an '06 and a...

There's a lot more changes between an '06 and a '14 than what you listed. Gears from Herzog, Italian valve springs, roller bearings on cam, aluminum wheels, floating front caliper with beefier...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 29,184
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Hi Joe! What are you planning to do for rear-tire...

Hi Joe! What are you planning to do for rear-tire replacements? There's not a lot of options in the 130/90 15" size!

StoneAge Steve
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
CBs:1drink

CBs:1drink
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,156
Posted By StoneAgeMan
For me it would totally depend upon the value of...

For me it would totally depend upon the value of said bike, combined with the insurance, plus the deductible. As I run high deductibles on collision, I need to be 100% sure that said friend has the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 209,349
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I'm in - There will be a color-blindness test...

I'm in - There will be a color-blindness test available in the parking lot :evil

Did anybody tell Grinns that we're going to his favorite spot tonight??:rofl

StoneAge
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 371,952
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Why this need for speed?

The only reason to ride these skinny little tires is for speed - so maybe take it to a track?

Bigger fatter tires are "more work" for the same speed, and so what? If you're riding for exercise,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Thanks Ron, I wish I was coming along too!...

Thanks Ron, I wish I was coming along too! Instead I'll be doing a 2000+ mile road trip through Montana with my son in his first car on the way to school in Wisconsin. Can you say Oooh-Rah?

As for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I think my site is actually still available too....

I think my site is actually still available too. Ground skimmer had asked about it (in a PM) as had MTLost and IdahoRenegade. But now I'm confused (often happens).

Here's the reservation info,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Hi Renegade, are you still wanting to use this...

Hi Renegade, are you still wanting to use this camp-site? If so I can PM you the details on it.

StoneAgeMan - Steve
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I posted up about my having a site available,...

I posted up about my having a site available, which can hold two people. MTLost asked about it, but hasn't responded to my PM about how to get it (i.e. paypal or snail mail), nor is he shown as being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 371,952
Posted By StoneAgeMan
tripping the light - sensor that is

There are almost no light sensors that require weight, although it is true that some amount of metallic mass is required by most sensors. Note that most cars have 4-6 inches of rubber sidewall (tire)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Fisk Creek site available...

My Fish Creek site, reserved and paid for, is available. The cancellation charge is half the cost of the cost, so I'm not going to cancel it yet.

Let me know (via PM is best) if anybody wants this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,307,696
Posted By StoneAgeMan
2009 WR250R Seattle WA $4200 4K farkled and dirty

I've also listed this in the general flea-market but thought the locals might not be looking there. Asking 3800 (lowered from title).

I'm just not using this very much and hate to let it sit, even...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Cry I'm out

Circumstance being what they are, I'm *not* going to be able to make this trip this year.:eek1

StoneAge
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,616
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I did a pre-run too (on Sunday) and the weather...

I did a pre-run too (on Sunday) and the weather was mighty fine. Of course I got temporarily lost (which is why I'm tagging along on the run). I could find my way from C-line to B-line, but not back....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,616
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Thumb I would like to tag along on this! I don't really...

I would like to tag along on this! I don't really know the corners, but I've dabbled around in capitol forest and it's nice.:clap

I'll see y'all at the store in the morning on a WR-250R :D
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I would have to disagree with my esteemed...

I would have to disagree with my esteemed compatriots above:D.

Unsprung weight can make a fair bit of difference when the road surface is relatively bumpy :deal. Every ounce of unsprung weight...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Absolutely:deal

Absolutely:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I'd rather buy the out-of-state ORV tab from 3...

I'd rather buy the out-of-state ORV tab from 3 states for a year, every year, than have to do the dual-registration of having an ORV decal AND a license decal (plate). It seems like a small price to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Patches was quickest and has dibs on the one...

Patches was quickest and has dibs on the one "official" second vehicle spot at my site at Fish Creek. Best to PM Wallowa to get dibs on his tent spot - or pop for the $23 to reserve a new one now and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Troy and Fish Creek reservations

There's been rumors :D that the first "official" camp site, Fish Creek on Saturday evening, could be busy that time of year. I've got a site (for Saturday 7/26) that has space for 7 folks and 1 more...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Hi ya Ron:freaky This year I'm bringing my...

Hi ya Ron:freaky

This year I'm bringing my CPAP machine, don't want to get tired and backup over anybodies bike!:wink: (also stops my snoring). I bought a special "little" lithium-ion battery...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,876
Posted By StoneAgeMan
As it turns out, the very same dates that this...

As it turns out, the very same dates that this trip is scheduled for are dates that are "locked down" in my work schedule:eek1 - Locked down as vacation that is :clap

So, since it just so happens...
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,069
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Ural has sold many thousands of these over just...

Ural has sold many thousands of these over just the last few years. Almost every other year they improved 4-5 items. When you're only selling maybe 8 thousand of these in a good year, statistics on...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,983
Posted By StoneAgeMan
Quite true (if charging money). However, if one...

Quite true (if charging money). However, if one were to have rotated that ladder 90 degrees, it seems that it would be slightly safer (imho).

Consider any "pushing" force towards or against the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6,696
Views: 371,952
Posted By StoneAgeMan
I've been riding a bicycle twice a week to work...

I've been riding a bicycle twice a week to work for a few years now (hour-long trip one way). I actually signal those sorts of lane positions (e.g. over a foot in a left turn) that I'm going to do....
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