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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,510
Posted By PachmanP
Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were...

Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were uninvited?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By PachmanP
Just bend it around the bar.

Just bend it around the bar.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By PachmanP
So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA. ...

So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA.

For this trip is there maybe good camping north of Scranton? Maybe NW some?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,510
Posted By PachmanP
Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go...

Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go as early as 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,510
Posted By PachmanP
Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't...

Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't on the website. I dunno if I woulda signed up if i knew that.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,902
Posted By PachmanP
The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A...

The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A the USB spec calls for. I could believe that the phone drains under use fast than it charges if you don't have a 2 A charger.
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,390
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse...

Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse next summer. Not real dates yet. I'm in DC but might be leaving from a rally down in NC mid-May.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By PachmanP
So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day...

So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day or two. I also wouldn't mind some gravel/dirt but nothing that wouldn't be a considered a road.

I went to college in Boston and go up to New...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By PachmanP
DC to Boston-ish route help

So I need to burn a little vacation soon. I'm thinking a NE trip would be a good way to do it, but I need route advice.

I'm in DC and I have have friends I want to visit outside Boston (Lowell). I...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By PachmanP
Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was...

Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was nice. Family and rv focused, but if that's what I was looking for I'd stay again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 6,510
Posted By PachmanP
I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...

I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh...

A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh (airglides?) a couple of times to good result. I think at the price point they're hard to beat.

Motoport mesh is supposed to be good.
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,955
Posted By PachmanP
Wd40 is not a lubricant...

Wd40 is not a lubricant...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By PachmanP
The blue ones... Old t-shirts occasionally.

The blue ones...

Old t-shirts occasionally.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By PachmanP
I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of...

I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of security on public WiFi. Folks can also set up a hotspot, call it "Starbucks WiFi" and get all the unencrypted info (almost everything) they want.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,597
Posted By PachmanP
I think that's where I'm going to end up. ...

I think that's where I'm going to end up.

Liked the trekker for car camping but went with BA encampment and BA pad since the trekker didn't work well with the BA bag. Ended up being cold in temps...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By PachmanP
Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and...

Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and ogle the college girls before the parkas come out.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By PachmanP
Mind the speed limit in OH... Front Royal...

Mind the speed limit in OH...

Front Royal puts you on skyline dr which costs money as it is national park. It's also 35 for 100 miles. BRP starts at the end of the park. I skipped it when I did...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,620
Posted By PachmanP
Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up...

Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up and suggest motoport or 'stitch.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By PachmanP
I think the big thing for running different tires...

I think the big thing for running different tires is don't mix bias ply and radials. I also imagine that you would want the front to always be more aggressive (for knobby or DS) or sticky (for...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By PachmanP
Backpacking gear is your friend when picking...

Backpacking gear is your friend when picking motocamping gear. There is an even stronger size/weight focus. Then since you have a bike not your back, you can use bigger/cheaper/heavier options as it...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,839
Posted By PachmanP
I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just...

I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just lube when I stop for the evening every day or two. This is mostly road though.

I'm prolly going to get a scottoiler before my next big trip though....
Forum: Trip Planning 08-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,836
Posted By PachmanP
Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on...

Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on ducts. Reflective. Removable.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28,369
Views: 1,343,835
Posted By PachmanP
Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was...

Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was mostly useless getting the hack up off ya. Saw the SMIB sticker and was wondering if I'd see a report... Glad it was just bruising.

Was a good time...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By PachmanP
You might need to look into registration etc. You...

You might need to look into registration etc. You might need to get a DC license to register the bike. There is some sort of temp assignment thing at the DMV though.

Maybe consider a scooter? They...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By PachmanP
9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but...

9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but isn't terrible if you want to make distance east west.

Also, ain't NY in New England? :hide
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By PachmanP
It is a couple of links not just the one. I...

It is a couple of links not just the one.

I cleaned and lubed after this first started showing up. This is a couple of hundred miles after a good cleaning.
The chain has tight spots. Not really...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By PachmanP
Chain Condition Question

So I need a check on my chain condition. It's got reddish stuff showing up around the o-rings. I vaguely remember reading years ago something saying it's a sign the o-ring is compromised and the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-08-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,886
Posted By PachmanP
A coworker has been doing it for a couple of...

A coworker has been doing it for a couple of weeks. Said he likes. You're hungry for the first couple of days then good.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,264
Posted By PachmanP
I'm in on a wee. We'll see how it goes...

I'm in on a wee. We'll see how it goes...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,065
Posted By PachmanP
How's the typing? I like the form factor a lot...

How's the typing? I like the form factor a lot but playing with an earlier version in the store I could see myself hating typing on it.





Does it run Linux? :hide
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,183
Posted By PachmanP
Wool. I prefer my smartwool lightweight hiking...

Wool. I prefer my smartwool lightweight hiking socks slightly over my rei midweight hiking socks. It's mostly because my boots are a little snug in the toe box. I'll alternate on a trip though.
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,661
Posted By PachmanP
Rei has a house brand backpacking T-shirt that's...

Rei has a house brand backpacking T-shirt that's poly, wicking, and reasonably quick drying. Looks/fits like a regular T-shirt.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By PachmanP
Cool.

Cool.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy welded square tubing to a grill rack and...

A buddy welded square tubing to a grill rack and bolted it to his pelican. Works pretty well with ROK straps. Looks a little klr, but it's on a klr.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,931
Posted By PachmanP
Do y'all have EMS that far west? I think they're...

Do y'all have EMS that far west? I think they're fairly comparable to rei.
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
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Views: 2,410
Posted By PachmanP
While that is the conventional opinion, I...

While that is the conventional opinion, I disagree. I find that whole milk provides more power.
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By PachmanP
So I just got set up with a smh10+sr10+frms radio...

So I just got set up with a smh10+sr10+frms radio set up this spring. My phone (old android) had issues staying connected, but the sr10 worked well for the radio comm. I liked not monkeying with the...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By PachmanP
BRMC is good. I wanna say it's a couple of hours...

BRMC is good. I wanna say it's a couple of hours from the dragon, but they are a pretty good couple of hours.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,048
Posted By PachmanP
Man was *designed* to sit on an *air-cooled*...

Man was *designed* to sit on an *air-cooled* Monster and to be fawned over by hot Italian women.

Whoa be to the man or the company who rejects the will of the moto gods.
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