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Forum: Hacks Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,073
Posted By Ricklesss
Yeah, most rider's probably don't. They're not...

Yeah, most rider's probably don't. They're not exactly common!
Definitely the shizzle for extreme weather riding though as "northern'ers know".
The idea of course goes back hundreds of years for...
Forum: Hacks Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,073
Posted By Ricklesss
Good idea, that. The crotch area never leaks...

Good idea, that. The crotch area never leaks with those...
(I know, I've had a few of em'.)
Lap blankets (not "suits") are for specifically meant for exceeding the limits of normal riding weather...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ricklesss
Yeah I agree with Squish, (and everybody else,...

Yeah I agree with Squish, (and everybody else, really.)
I still think the alarm locks are definitely worth having, regardless of that post above, about the the guy who wrote the on line artical...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 200,712
Posted By Ricklesss
Thanks for that! The whole violation thing really...

Thanks for that! The whole violation thing really stings.
Yeah, it happened just a few days before Christmas, so my present, I figure is having my bikes back.
Have you had your alarm for very...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 200,712
Posted By Ricklesss
Due to having 2 motorcycles and friends car...

Due to having 2 motorcycles and friends car stolen last week, (thank dog, all recovered) I put up two Harbor Freight drive way alarms.
I don't know how long they will last, but they do work well....
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,073
Posted By Ricklesss
VERY cool, BigAround! Now, if you only had some...

VERY cool, BigAround!
Now, if you only had some studded ice tires (think: Aerostich catalog....!) and you REALLY will be ready for anything!
Not sure where you live you need it though, sadly....
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,073
Posted By Ricklesss
I've got one that I LOVE!! It's made in Portland...

I've got one that I LOVE!! It's made in Portland Oregon by Lanlitz Leather's.
They also make the REAL DEAL, handlebar muffs, used by a ton of cops in the city. The lap blanket same thing, they used...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,926
Posted By Ricklesss
I'm always semi-amazed that nobody else mentions...

I'm always semi-amazed that nobody else mentions the Langlitz Leathers gauntlets. Made in Portland Oregon by a historic company (one of the original inventors of the first specific leather motorcycle...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ricklesss
I'm a huge fan of the Lee Parks gloves myself. ...

I'm a huge fan of the Lee Parks gloves myself. And yes, can vouch that they certainly do vary size wise.
After Search and Rescue (don't ask...) lost my right one, I was not impressed with the...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,349
Posted By Ricklesss
We just had 2 motorcycles (and a car) stolen from...

We just had 2 motorcycles (and a car) stolen from my barn last Wednesday.
Local crack heads that snuck in while I was here and I didn't even hear them.
My dog didn't either, and she's got good...
Forum: Face plant 12-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,883
Posted By Ricklesss
Yeah, low can be a bit of a pain in the butt ...

Yeah, low can be a bit of a pain in the butt (gut) so to speak.
I found that wearing over-alls was the best way to avoid the pant waist band from rubbing. Funny thing, the more I wore them the more...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,287
Posted By Ricklesss
Here's a very interesting vaporblasting webpage...

Here's a very interesting vaporblasting webpage I've bookmarked for quite some time, and meaning to try it out, but haven't. (yet)
http://www.vaporblasting.biz/index.html
No, I'm not doing...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,287
Posted By Ricklesss
Well, daaaaaaaaang, so much for a "magic bullet"!...

Well, daaaaaaaaang, so much for a "magic bullet"! (magic abrasive...)
Guess I'll keep doing it the way I have been then, with the plywood covered with the rubber sheet.
Hand sanding sound's like...
Forum: The Garage 12-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,287
Posted By Ricklesss
How best to properly prep engine sidecases?

Thanks for posting this thread!
I mediablast all the parts I powdercoat, and it works very well.
BUT, I know NOT to do engine parts for fear of no matter how much cleaning, scrubbing or pressure...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By Ricklesss
pbrokaw, If you want to meet a whole bunch of...

pbrokaw,
If you want to meet a whole bunch of loco local's, look for the recent "yeeeeehaaaaa SnowCamp thread", Please come to the campout, bring what ever bike you got, it don't matter. If you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 113,098
Posted By Ricklesss
Great news; Thank you very much, Steve, MUCH...

Great news; Thank you very much, Steve, MUCH appreciated!
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 113,098
Posted By Ricklesss
As I'm gearing up to do a top end refresh on an...

As I'm gearing up to do a top end refresh on an XL600R, I just finished reading the entire thread, GREAT thread, and many thanks to all involved with it.

Anyhow, I'm wondering about the counter...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,895
Posted By Ricklesss
Well if all you ff's are going, I guesss I'll...

Well if all you ff's are going, I guesss I'll have to...:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 34,211
Posted By Ricklesss
Dang it, I was all excited and stuff...

Dang it, I was all excited and stuff...
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,973
Posted By Ricklesss
Someday I'll own a fart smone, but for now all I...

Someday I'll own a fart smone, but for now all I use is my iPad...hint hint!
RicklesssS in Oregon
Forum: Vendors 10-05-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,624
Posted By Ricklesss
Oh, so in!

Oh, so in!
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,973
Posted By Ricklesss
Many thanks for the free download! I'm a nuts and...

Many thanks for the free download! I'm a nuts and bolts kind'a guy, so I can definitely relate. Very generous of you.
Oh, I hope it can be used on an iPad soon...
RicklesssS in Oregon
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,508
Posted By Ricklesss
Several years ago, I was given an official...

Several years ago, I was given an official written warning because I was doing a small tractor job for a friend in town and not licensed, bonded.
One of the city inspectors just happened to be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By Ricklesss
Yeah about those trail 90's...:wink: ...

Yeah about those trail 90's...:wink:
Ricklesss
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 856
Posted By Ricklesss
While on a Globeriders Silk Road trip and my my...

While on a Globeriders Silk Road trip and my my friends were up in a hot air balloon, floating over the wonderous Cappadocia region, I got to chase them through all those fantastical stone formations...
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ricklesss
Cool! I've come to the same conclusion! ...

Cool! I've come to the same conclusion!
Consider me a happy boy and the thread closed!
(unless somebody wants to post some photos!)
RicklessssS in Oregon
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ricklesss
Hmmm, never heard that one before...I don't think...

Hmmm, never heard that one before...I don't think so, but
I'll have to do some checking.
Ricklesss
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ricklesss
Guess I should have been more specific.... ...

Guess I should have been more specific....
Looking for a simple "bolt on" subframe that will work.
I compared the R100R subframe to the R100GS subframe, and though the BMW p.n. is different, it...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ricklesss
Solo seat on an R100R subframe possible?

I'm looking for a subframe to install on an R80ST so I can install the R100GS solo seat I have.
I found an R100R subframe, and I think it will work...
Does anybody think it wouldn't?
Thanks!
...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,841
Posted By Ricklesss
How did the project go?

Corycy,
Great start of a thread!!
Nanotech9 beautiful bag! Really nice job.
I'm just wondering if anybody has more to add? Corycy, did you end up making a bag or bags?
I'm repairing a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,311
Posted By Ricklesss
Cool thread, glad I found it. I've always...

Cool thread, glad I found it.
I've always fantasized (half seriously) about building a streamliner with similar goals for one of my CT110's or CT90's of which we own several. Even with knobbies and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,746
Posted By Ricklesss
God I love SnowCamp! I really really do.... :clap...

God I love SnowCamp! I really really do.... :clap Thank you one and all for making it what ever it is...
A nicer group of guys and gals one would be very hard pressed to ever find.
I too, am...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,746
Posted By Ricklesss
Dang Austin, that's a bummer. We'll miss ya'. ...

Dang Austin, that's a bummer. We'll miss ya'.
Wayne-meister just told me his hip is causing extreme pain, and he might not make it either.:(:
I'm having trouble finding un-frozen turkeys to "dunk",...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-15-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,746
Posted By Ricklesss
I'll bring a turkey (NOT frozen! :wink: for who...

I'll bring a turkey (NOT frozen! :wink: for who ever brings a deep fryer.
Will show up Saturday, and stay til Monday. Used to be Sunday night was also a great night to just hang out, alas a smaller...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,752
Posted By Ricklesss
Do you mean CT-90? I thought all the CT-110's had...

Do you mean CT-90? I thought all the CT-110's had electronic ignition.
RicklesssssssS in Oregon
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,132
Posted By Ricklesss
I couldn't be happier for ya' Peterman. Shit,...

I couldn't be happier for ya' Peterman.
Shit, got I got a disk lock somewhere around here, maybe I'll have to go look for it...
You ain't got an exact address where it was, do ya'....? :evil...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,132
Posted By Ricklesss
I drove around for a good hour, looking....the...

I drove around for a good hour, looking....the more I drove around, the angrier I got.
Remember that I have a small backhoe, but can dig a pretty deep hole....day or night.
I'm very sorry...
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,589
Views: 204,818
Posted By Ricklesss
Bags? I LOVE bags. Specially' goooooood or great...

Bags? I LOVE bags. Specially' goooooood or great bags!!
You got em'!
Enter me?
Thanks!!! :clap

RicklesssssS in Oregon
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By Ricklesss
I've had good luck with POR-15 engine enamels....

I've had good luck with POR-15 engine enamels. Just like every painting job, proper prep is of key importance.
I don't think PJ-1 engine paints are around anymore...they were good too.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By Ricklesss
Ya' know...I didn't REALLY inspect "said" vent...

Ya' know...I didn't REALLY inspect "said" vent hose...
I'm off to the garage, now!
Thanks!
RIck
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