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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By Boon Booni
I've had some seat time on that very same SE. It...

I've had some seat time on that very same SE. It was even taller than my 640. I only got to ride it around the neighborhood though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By Boon Booni
I'm am definitely starting to feel that way. Get...

I'm am definitely starting to feel that way. Get a trailer and an offroad weapon as apposed to something that's got enough motor to ride several hours to and from the trail head.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By Boon Booni
I was/am in a similar situation as you. ...

I was/am in a similar situation as you.

About 2.5 years ago I picked up a 2002 640 Adventure. My first real offroad outing on it I jumped a log lying 45 degrees across the trail, the rear stepped...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 119,278
Posted By Boon Booni
I think 5 Hour Butt is a garmin spam bot. ...

I think 5 Hour Butt is a garmin spam bot.

http://advrider.com/forums/search.php?searchid=42420122

Nearly every post is about how great his GPS is. :huh
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Boon Booni
That's a pic from Duane Asherman's website...

That's a pic from Duane Asherman's website showing an R61 push rod.

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/clutch/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32,725
Views: 1,982,633
Posted By Boon Booni
You might try eBay. I bought a used Vstrom airbox...

You might try eBay. I bought a used Vstrom airbox off eBay and it came with all the sensors attached. Don't know if the seller realized it, but those were something along the lines of a $200 bonus...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,605,238
Posted By Boon Booni
That's a pretty cool pic. :thumb

That's a pretty cool pic. :thumb
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 119,278
Posted By Boon Booni
Wow, it can actually show you your current speed...

Wow, it can actually show you your current speed and be mounted to the handlebars?! I'm sold, who do I throw my money at?
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 359,406
Posted By Boon Booni
Wouldn't this extra spacer also be equivalent to...

Wouldn't this extra spacer also be equivalent to the clip being in the the bottom position, or even richer?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,726
Posted By Boon Booni
You don't get the split screen like that, but in...

You don't get the split screen like that, but in copilot I believe the screen changes from the 3d map to the lane map when you get close to your turn.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,272
Posted By Boon Booni
This is the optional bolt on KTM sidestand that I...

This is the optional bolt on KTM sidestand that I had welded on to the bike.

http://boon-booni.smugmug.com/Boons/Motorcycles/Etc/KTM/i-vjdbxRs/0/L/CameraZOOM-20130209155758919-L.jpg
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 20,726
Posted By Boon Booni
I agree that Routing is not a strong suite for...

I agree that Routing is not a strong suite for Locus. Though I would have fired up Co-Pilot or OSMand instead of busting out a Garmin.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,605,238
Posted By Boon Booni
But, they are super fast. Had one coming at me...

But, they are super fast. Had one coming at me through a turn and I thought he was for sure going to end up in my lane at the pace he was moving. But, that thing just went 'round like it was on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,919
Views: 1,254,891
Posted By Boon Booni
JB weld will not hold threads. Helicoil...

JB weld will not hold threads.

Helicoil would be my go to for this.

...and I may be mistaken, but I think those bolts are different lengths depending on the hole. Make sure you've got the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,311
Posted By Boon Booni
The 1050 Tiger us a nice bike. Have you...

The 1050 Tiger us a nice bike. Have you considered it?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,599
Posted By Boon Booni
Not me in the video, but something everyone who...

Not me in the video, but something everyone who rides a bit of offroad needs to see. And remember to always cover the clutch!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Boon Booni
Don't worry about your range, she will have to...

Don't worry about your range, she will have to pee first.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,919
Views: 1,254,891
Posted By Boon Booni
Put zip ties at the spoke intersections. It will...

Put zip ties at the spoke intersections. It will greatly reduce the speak. Make sure you really tighten those zip ties.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 119,278
Posted By Boon Booni
Chances are, it's lying to you. Just don't...

Chances are, it's lying to you.

Just don't disable anything that's core, or that you use, or that you don't really know what it is.

You can disable every Verizon App with no problems.

You...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-25-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 119,278
Posted By Boon Booni
You need to go in to the application settings and...

You need to go in to the application settings and disable or remove any apps you don't want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,820
Posted By Boon Booni
There has been a plethora of people echoing each...

There has been a plethora of people echoing each other.

The information they've echoing is false.

Can you think of any other instances where people echoed the same wrong info over and over...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,820
Posted By Boon Booni
If I write an article that is wrong. Then...

If I write an article that is wrong. Then someone else reads my article and copies some wrong info from it. Then someone else does the same thing, then you read all 3 articles, does that make the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 359,406
Posted By Boon Booni
He's saying don't open up the air box if you...

He's saying don't open up the air box if you don't also open up the exhaust. Coring the stock super trap likely isn't enough.

The low flow head on your bike has exhaust valves that seem to have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,820
Posted By Boon Booni
Done it several times because of this thread. ...

Done it several times because of this thread. Each time I turn the bars to the right I fall left.

Here's a better trick for you. Get back on your bike and tie a piece of string to the left...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 2,091,272
Posted By Boon Booni
You should check out seat concepts . Very...

You should check out seat concepts . Very reasonably priced foam and covers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,820
Posted By Boon Booni
Unpossible. He's clearly below the threshold...

Unpossible. He's clearly below the threshold when countersteering starts to work.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
Nice. Seems like a sportster can lean...

Nice.

Seems like a sportster can lean decently like the XR1200 I posted up.
Also Looks like you were in Europe someplace.

It's a shame that more folks don't ride em like that, but instead...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
I love riding WV. :freaky

I love riding WV. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By Boon Booni
If it is stuck in there, then you have to pull...

If it is stuck in there, then you have to pull the transmission. Something wasn't assembled correctly and the bearing has probably eaten itself. When that happens the two bearing races turn into...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
One of my bikes is a 40 year old airhead. It...

One of my bikes is a 40 year old airhead. It takes lots of muscle and finess to get its wiggle on with any exciting forward progress. But I've seen the same bike in the wild ridden with the same...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
This sounds like those Harley Drivers I was...

This sounds like those Harley Drivers I was talking about. :lol3





I prefer the 1000 mile burst.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
I think it would be entertaining to see a Harley...

I think it would be entertaining to see a Harley ridden quickly. I've honestly never seen it in person. Only rumors, like the Loch Ness Monster or big foot. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
It was a Harley forum :dunno I called em...

It was a Harley forum :dunno

I called em drivers because of how they discussed handling... :deal

YMMV
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By Boon Booni
Does it make a difference how far you pull the...

Does it make a difference how far you pull the clutch lever?

I'd double check the throw out bearing.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
I googled "best handling Harley" after reading...

I googled "best handling Harley" after reading this thread. Most HD drivers feel "best handling" means "goes straight down the road" .
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By Boon Booni
Put the bike on the center stand, lift the rear...

Put the bike on the center stand, lift the rear tire, put it in first, pull the clutch and see how difficult it is to turn the rear wheel by hand.

Also, make sure the idle is balanced.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32,725
Views: 1,982,633
Posted By Boon Booni
It's for the free coffee. :evil

It's for the free coffee. :evil
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,026
Posted By Boon Booni
Can you make the same route in Google maps? If...

Can you make the same route in Google maps? If you can make the route in Google maps, then you can easily use the online tool "Fukot" to create a route and export it as a track in GPX format. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
Ah well then, they don't want folks like me as...

Ah well then, they don't want folks like me as customers.. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,506
Posted By Boon Booni
I think you took the wrong HD for a ride... ...

I think you took the wrong HD for a ride...

http://data.motor-talk.de/data/galleries/488896/3953575/xr1200-vorzeigbar-48709.jpg


... This is the only thing in their line up that even remotely...
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