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Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,120
Posted By Motor7
Thats funny! I have been on I29 SB from...

Thats funny!

I have been on I29 SB from Winterpeg at 0300 hrs somewhere south of -25 degrees w/wind out of the gates of hell. Post flooding so the water was lapping the highway in a few spots....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,289
Posted By Motor7
What? All incident reports are available to the...

What? All incident reports are available to the public(there might be a per page copy fee). Go to the police station records division and simply ask for a copy of your theft/burglary report. I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,037,077
Posted By Motor7
Exactly like the famous, "I didn't see that...

Exactly like the famous, "I didn't see that motorcycle"(usually uttered post crash). The eyes saw it, they transmitted it to the brain, the brain for whatever reason is not "expecting" a...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,782
Posted By Motor7
Good deal...yeah the steering head also requires...

Good deal...yeah the steering head also requires a spanner. Black Lab Adventures has some excellent DIY instructionals on the DL650:

http://blacklabadventures.com/motorcycle-maintenance-journal/
...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,916
Views: 748,178
Posted By Motor7
Why would you ditch the EB harness when going to...

Why would you ditch the EB harness when going to LED? I think there is still quite an advantage with the headlights wired directly to the battery over the oem which has to go through many plugs and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,976,558
Posted By Motor7
I thought it was a goat...I see horns

I thought it was a goat...I see horns
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,782
Posted By Motor7
Ughhh, not looking forward to the steering head...

Ughhh, not looking forward to the steering head or swingarm bearings on my Wee. It will be steering head first since I am getting the deceleration wobble now. They could be loose, but once in there I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,253
Posted By Motor7
I have to agree here. We as "motorists" under no...

I have to agree here. We as "motorists" under no circumstances should ever pull over to hash anything out with another driver.

I can say this because I let myself get sucked into one....both of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,037,077
Posted By Motor7
Jesus..I had to read it three ties before my mind...

Jesus..I had to read it three ties before my mind stopped auto correcting it to in......wow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,010
Posted By Motor7
1) The Prius driver that is driving in the...

1) The Prius driver that is driving in the express lane at 10 under the speed limit(and I swear I think ALL Prius drivers do this (and if I owned a old beater snowplow truck.......).
2) Tards that...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,275
Posted By Motor7
Nice hardeware epaulet:clap Had mine in a...

Nice hardeware epaulet:clap

Had mine in a sling for just two weeks and the atrophy was astounding. At least you have one good arm for brewskies:freaky
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,120
Posted By Motor7
So were you leading?....took one for the team? ...

So were you leading?....took one for the team?

Black ice on a motor....sure does not sound like fun. Glad it was all minor stuff and you walked away...ok maaaybe limped a bit:D
Forum: Vendors 12-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 67,273
Posted By Motor7
Rats...looks like I will just have to buy the...

Rats...looks like I will just have to buy the Balance Oiled. If you hear of the Gore-tex arriving sooner let me know.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,494
Posted By Motor7
Anytime you have to perform an emergency brake,...

Anytime you have to perform an emergency brake, immediately check your mirrors....it just might give you enough time to release and take evasive action.

Good point Ptero...I agree.......
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By Motor7
Just ordered two 12 pack-ers...thanks!

Just ordered two 12 pack-ers...thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,094
Posted By Motor7
Try Terry Adcox in Manchester TN. He just did a...

Try Terry Adcox in Manchester TN. He just did a seat for my DL650 and is running about 3-4 weeks for delivery. He is a one man show working out of a small shop on his property and he has a very good...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,110
Posted By Motor7
Nice ride report....I love to ride an Enfield...

Nice ride report....I love to ride an Enfield someday..nice bike!
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 113,929
Posted By Motor7
<iframe width="640" height="390"...

<iframe width="640" height="390" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YKUOB8MN4Kc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Motor7
Cool story...you should now go get a lotto...

Cool story...you should now go get a lotto ticket:thumb
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,705
Posted By Motor7
Rainsuits........

Rainsuits........
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 83,099
Posted By Motor7
Exactly. Some folks just complain or go home at...

Exactly. Some folks just complain or go home at the first sign of discomfort ...without ever pushing through it and getting a new perspective from the other side. Backpacking taught me this and there...
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,705
Posted By Motor7
Ok, so if I understand this...none of your "rack"...

Ok, so if I understand this...none of your "rack" rainsuits contain Gore-Tex...only if they are custom built/requested?
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,705
Posted By Motor7
There are no specs on your rainsuits...are they...

There are no specs on your rainsuits...are they all Gore-Tex?
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,276
Posted By Motor7
Damn, they arrived yesterday...that was quick....

Damn, they arrived yesterday...that was quick. They run small, I normally wear a Large glove...this one is too snug...need an XL. Also, it's way too puffy to ride in but would be fine around the farm.
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,275
Posted By Motor7
Ditto, or they don't want to even think about...

Ditto, or they don't want to even think about blaming themselves. It is refreshing for a rider to have such an open mind in seeking the cause.

Cee Dub, do you remember if an when you initially...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,276
Posted By Motor7
Anyone tried the ComfortGuard Gloves...-15 and...

Anyone tried the ComfortGuard Gloves...-15 and waterproofing...$12

http://www.refrigiwear.com//Gloves/id-0218/ComfortGuard_Glove_%E2%98%85

I just ordered them...........
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,494
Posted By Motor7
Yep a Scout. You are right I might have been able...

Yep a Scout. You are right I might have been able to get right agains the posts. Thinking about it later, I could have done a wrap of three, then tag lined up to the top and secured it there so it...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,275
Posted By Motor7
Damn, hell of a story and well written! ...

Damn, hell of a story and well written!

Looking at that road and you're "oscillation" tracks @ 35mph, I have to wonder how much that load on the rear of your KLR contributed? Could that extra...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,494
Posted By Motor7
And some hammock set up pic's: ...

And some hammock set up pic's:
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/V-Strom/MoreTNtoAZ108.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/V-Strom/MoreTNtoAZ097.jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 18,494
Posted By Motor7
Hey that Wallyworld Blue Syky Hammock for $43...

Hey that Wallyworld Blue Syky Hammock for $43 looks decent:
...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9,295
Views: 3,681,598
Posted By Motor7
Mogollon Rim AZ: ...

Mogollon Rim AZ:

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/V-Strom/TNtoAZMotortrip129.jpg

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/V-Strom/MoreTNtoAZ097.jpg
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 30,813
Posted By Motor7
I did notice that on rough roads...pavement or...

I did notice that on rough roads...pavement or gravel, both my Nuvi 1490's would shut off, re-start, shut off, re-start.....etc. I suspect it's the usb plug at the unit so I need to change cords and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-19-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Motor7
I appreciate the reply's....sorry but I buggerd...

I appreciate the reply's....sorry but I buggerd out on my 8 state, 3 week-ish, 5,348 mile ride. I bought a mini atlas at a truck stop then used the Nuvie to see my legs from city to city. I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,037,077
Posted By Motor7
...or it's water intrusion which causes some...

...or it's water intrusion which causes some rust/corrosion inside the electric motor. Take the horn completely apart and clean the armature & magnets with some sandpaper. Oil lightly and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,011
Posted By Motor7
That is actually a real good idea and I agree....

That is actually a real good idea and I agree. There are many private off road riding schools but they are generally pretty intense and not cheap....geared more towards racing.
Forum: Vendors 10-14-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 349,274
Posted By Motor7
Excellent!

I bought two tool tube pouches for my tools. The zippered pouches hold more tools than anything else I have tried and slide right in the Agri-Tube. Great workmanship and a reasonable price!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-14-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,011
Posted By Motor7
I forgot there is also a basic skills(2) that...

I forgot there is also a basic skills(2) that should be taken before the Advanced for a new rider.

http://www.tn.gov/safety/mrep.shtml

"The Tennessee Motorcycle Rider Education Program offers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,011
Posted By Motor7
As long as you ride a Motor this "assumption"...

As long as you ride a Motor this "assumption" should never ever change. My best advice is to turn up your " observation anticipation level". You really have to see everything going on around you all...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 83,099
Posted By Motor7
Yes it could be a connector, but unless she has...

Yes it could be a connector, but unless she has the Eastern Beaver headlight harness my money is on the cut out switch in the right controls/handgrip. This very small switch shuts the lights off...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 83,099
Posted By Motor7
Sorry to hear your NOLA trip got cut short by a...

Sorry to hear your NOLA trip got cut short by a Cottonmouth...I think you missed out on some real southern cooking. I'm from NOLA and have had many encounters with the swamp critters. Glad to hear...
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