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Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,713
Posted By TexasRT
I've used both 2 and 3 man tents on the moto. ...

I've used both 2 and 3 man tents on the moto. Maybe I just carry too much:D or spread out too much:D but lean towards the 3 man tents. My Mountain Hardware Light Wedge 2 get's real crowded if I...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,713
Posted By TexasRT
I didn't assume it was all moto camping since...

I didn't assume it was all moto camping since that wasn't stated. And, I didn't denigrate people who like the out of doors but don't ride motorcycles. I did take a poke at the reviewers who...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,713
Posted By TexasRT
Maybe I missed it but WHAT are you going to do...

Maybe I missed it but WHAT are you going to do with a tent? What is the 80% that matters? Do you want a 3 season or 4 season? There are always compromises! Any tent from any of the major makers...
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,218
Posted By TexasRT
Assuming the meter is outside near your main...

Assuming the meter is outside near your main panel, I had a similar situation. What I did was have the power company put in a dual lug meter and ran directly from the meter to the workshop bypassing...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By TexasRT
Believe it or not, Sierra Trading Post...

Believe it or not, Sierra Trading Post occasionally has some steeply discounted tank bangs. When my original BMW bag was the worse for wear, I picked up a Marsee that worked great on my '03 RT.
...
Forum: The Garage 11-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By TexasRT
Thanks. I'm tired of replacing the battery every...

Thanks. I'm tired of replacing the battery every time I use the Twin Max.
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By TexasRT
Nifty looking setup. How are the damping tubes...

Nifty looking setup. How are the damping tubes constructed and where do you obtain the sniffer valves?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By TexasRT
Sure thing Bob. I'll be glad to help.

Sure thing Bob. I'll be glad to help.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-23-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By TexasRT
Not pit but adequate workspace

Bob,

As you already know, no pit but I'm sure we can taper up to some ramps in my workshop if it comes down to it. Do you have the ramps because I gave mine away several years ago due to lack of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 101,518
Posted By TexasRT
Outstanding Pictures

The photos are outstanding Don. Enjoying the writing also.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 101,518
Posted By TexasRT
Don, have a great time and take lots of pics for...

Don, have a great time and take lots of pics for those of us who are riding vicariously :D
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,734
Posted By TexasRT
+1 They are dangerous and cause confusion...

+1

They are dangerous and cause confusion with everyone around them.
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,528
Posted By TexasRT
Which Saddle Bags

Which saddle bags are you using?

Great photos and tale. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,930
Posted By TexasRT
Well, what do you know. I poke my nose in...

Well, what do you know. I poke my nose in Vendors for the first time in months and what do I find but KC:clap Howya doing KC?

PS go with the pink flames :rofl:rofl:roflyou only live once:evil
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Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
You are exactly right. I walked back down to the...

You are exactly right. I walked back down to the workshop to check the manual - again :norton I thought I had seen it there also but missed it when I was specifically looking for it! I came up to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Need Input on Clutch

Ok, have had the BRP for a couple of months and I'm now starting to explore it. Clutch has not felt "right" so I thought maybe it needed adjusting. When I adjusted it per the manual it was worse,...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,830
Posted By TexasRT
All of my Sigg bottles were replaced free of...

All of my Sigg bottles were replaced free of charge by Sigg about a year ago. The linings were dissolving and you could pour a drink out in a glass and see brown looking floaters in it. It was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
As someone who is going through this right now -...

As someone who is going through this right now - the first thing he has to do is get a title in his name. Bad news is that requires the signature of the previous title holder on a form 130. Even if...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,690
Posted By TexasRT
Picked up a VersaHauler with the ramp kit when I...

Picked up a VersaHauler with the ramp kit when I picked up the XRR. Quality unit and the anti-tilt clamp works. Quality built and it works - can't ask for anything more. All depends on your...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By TexasRT
+1 for Eureka customer service. Over the...

+1 for Eureka customer service.

Over the years they have been fantastic when I needed replacement parts or had an issue due to use or abuse.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Could you make the video a little larger next...

Could you make the video a little larger next time? I love when I can't fit the whole video on the screen...:norton
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Have you checked the alignment of the carb with...

Have you checked the alignment of the carb with vertical? One of the issues with mine when it was leaking fuel was the carb was at a 15-20 angle from vertical due to the insulator being mounted...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
RE: Carb leaking through overflow

I'm almost hesitant to post this just yet... But, I found the time to remove the carb again today and went through it top to bottom. Primarily because I wanted to check the needle clip position. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
It's identified on the diagrams as an "overflow...

It's identified on the diagrams as an "overflow tube". Comes off the carb right above the bowl. Believe me, I did check to make sure the drain tube screw was properly tightened :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Thanks for the replies. The only theory I could...

Thanks for the replies. The only theory I could come up with this afternoon revolved around the float pin. Everything looks good - floats, valves, seats, no contact points found between the float...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Maybe I'll get lucky this next time also :D I've...

Maybe I'll get lucky this next time also :D I've never gone through a carb in such detail and continued to have problems of this sort. Is 17-18mm a good compromise on the float level given that...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22,640
Views: 2,869,454
Posted By TexasRT
Just curious if you have found a cure yet. I've...

Just curious if you have found a cure yet. I've got the same issue now. Definitely a float/valve issue but I've taken the darn thing apart multiple times and haven't found success yet. Varies from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 526
Posted By TexasRT
Cannot speak for a KLR but I mounted that exact...

Cannot speak for a KLR but I mounted that exact carrier for my XR650R yesterday. Seems to work like a charm. Took it for a little spin around the subdivision and everything rode well. Course this...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-05-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By TexasRT
I don't know the official answer but I've always...

I don't know the official answer but I've always been asked to confirm my current address when registering or re-registering a vehicle, trailer, etc. If you have a burning desire to do this, you may...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,258
Posted By TexasRT
Another option for colder temps with the HH is...

Another option for colder temps with the HH is the Super Shelter system. It is amazing what a little piece of open cell foam, a space blanket and the silnylon undercover can do. I just spent a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-27-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,864
Posted By TexasRT
A very belated OUT! Ask me if I put the fucking...

A very belated OUT! Ask me if I put the fucking spare tire to my trailer on before I left trailering my bike back to home today! Also ask me how many fucking hours I sat on the side of I-30 waiting...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By TexasRT
+ a kazillion This is the real deal stuff for...

+ a kazillion This is the real deal stuff for seam sealing.

REI now has the package labeled as "Gear Aid" seam grip but the tube is still the same.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 139,399
Posted By TexasRT
Very, very nice! That's what it is all about :D ...

Very, very nice! That's what it is all about :D

Keep it coming!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-07-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 12,864
Posted By TexasRT
Missile Just saw this. If the MotoGP trip...

Missile
Just saw this. If the MotoGP trip doesn't launch I'm IN.

I'll know something around the 20th.

Look forward to seeing ya.
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,107
Posted By TexasRT
Great trip report Lobby. Hwy 64 from Clayton...

Great trip report Lobby.

Hwy 64 from Clayton to Raton is a great road late in the afternoon. I always have to stop and admire some of the tremendous prairie goats that live out there.

I will...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-18-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By TexasRT
I don't think it is a lack of terrain in S. Texas...

I don't think it is a lack of terrain in S. Texas - more a lack of access. Everything is tied up in large ranches and very little chance of access.

One man's garbage is another man's treasure...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,774
Posted By TexasRT
Thanks. You made me want to go back...again! ...

Thanks. You made me want to go back...again!

Is the cute chick still working the espresso shack out at the airport:evil
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,521
Posted By TexasRT
I've never had a new bag that smelled anything...

I've never had a new bag that smelled anything other than "fresh & new". Since the down should have been cleaned prior to packing in the bag, I'd say something is not right.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-26-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,261
Posted By TexasRT
Luap, I'm in depending on the final date:D ...

Luap, I'm in depending on the final date:D

Would prefer non-camping unless it's the middle of the winter down there...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By TexasRT
Most if not all of the SP's are going to have...

Most if not all of the SP's are going to have showers. Most will probably be crowded around Memorial Day but tent camping shouldn't be a problem. Mid to high 90's with lows in the 70's are probably...
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