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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By palada
Folding stand recommendations?

I want to get a folding stand for some minor bike maintenance and to use as a step when loading/unloading the bike. Anyone have any experience with the Polisport?...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,628
Posted By palada
You might like the AFX helmet more than you...

You might like the AFX helmet more than you expect. I have the AFX 39 and it exceeded my (modest) expectations.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By palada
Also in.

Also in.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,628
Posted By palada
You're going to love riding here compared to...

You're going to love riding here compared to BsAs. California has more twisty roads than you've probably ever seen. Even when it's 100 degrees outside, you can ride up the coast or ACH and it's nice...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 44,394
Views: 8,521,423
Posted By palada
how do you get the right programmer settings?

I've been looking for fmf programmer settings for my setup and am seeing a lot of different info with little detail to support the reasons why. Is there a place I can find the settings I should use...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By palada
Hi YP, I'm planning on LAB2V too. I'll...

Hi YP,

I'm planning on LAB2V too. I'll probably ride a WRR. Welcome to CA from another transplant (from Mich). I'm in the LA area, what part of CA you in?
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,486
Posted By palada
+1. The knee armor does not stay in place in my...

+1. The knee armor does not stay in place in my Airglide pants. I found it more comfortable to wear Force Field knee pads instead. Airflow is great and fit/finish are also very good. I'd buy it again.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 44,394
Views: 8,521,423
Posted By palada
Someone tried to steal mine too, and i had the...

Someone tried to steal mine too, and i had the same 2-key problem. I took the fuel cap to a locksmith and an hour later the ignition key opened both.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By palada
Check out the Neotec. There's a black model with...

Check out the Neotec. There's a black model with bright green stripes. Also, white is also considered a 'safe' helmet color. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 44,394
Views: 8,521,423
Posted By palada
I have a related question, but really more about...

I have a related question, but really more about what mods actually make sense. I got a Q4 for free and found a programmer for cheap, otherwise I wasn't really planning to change anything but the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 44,394
Views: 8,521,423
Posted By palada
My '13 roasted it's stator at 5k miles....

My '13 roasted it's stator at 5k miles. Otherwise, no issues. Bike is stock. Seems like everyone else's stator fries closer to 20k miles.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44,394
Views: 8,521,423
Posted By palada
What causes a stator to fry?

My '13 WRR with less than 5k miles just went through a stator. The bike's out of warranty so I had to pay a dealer to fix.

Anyway, it seems very strange to me that the stator would have fried....
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By palada
What exactly do you want to gain from the low...

What exactly do you want to gain from the low seat? Are you short? Do you find the comfort seat too wide? I had a low seat for a while and it is hard. The seat pan is the same, it just has less foam...
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By palada
Factory Resole fixed a zipper on my boots over a...

Factory Resole fixed a zipper on my boots over a year ago. You can't even tell they were repaired, it looks factory. I think I shipped the boots on a Fri and had them back by the following Fri. I'd...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By palada
I've been using a Flatland plate for the last...

I've been using a Flatland plate for the last couple of years. I didn't bother to do any sound-deadening hacks and I'm fine with it. You could add rubber washers or similar if it matters to you. The...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By palada
Thanks for the replies guys!

Thanks for the replies guys!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By palada
New to LA, looking for a few tips/references

Hi all,

I'm new to the Los Angeles area (SF Valley), and I'm looking for a couple tips or where to get some further information on a few topics.

1) Any local websites/forums where I can find...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By palada
Hi Luis, I'm also new to the LA area, just...

Hi Luis,

I'm also new to the LA area, just moved to the SF Valley at the end of April. I can't help you with finding a bike, car, or apartment, but I'm always open to grabbing a beer. :freakyOn a...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By palada
I guess I have the predecessor to the Rev'it Dirt...

I guess I have the predecessor to the Rev'it Dirt 2.

I bought mine early last year and probably put 10k miles on them. They're very comfortable and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another pair. They...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By palada
I'm new to the SF Valley. I'm in for day rides on...

I'm new to the SF Valley. I'm in for day rides on Sat or Sun, either big or little bike friendly. Overnight rides if there's enough notice. I'm a bit of a n00b, but my bikes are reliable :D and I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,646
Posted By palada
CPNM is one of my favorite places. It's like a...

CPNM is one of my favorite places. It's like a mini Death-Valley. :clap

I'm in if you're heading that way again some weekend - I just moved to N. Hollywood.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By palada
In?

I'm interested. I'm basically a n00b (~2yrs dirt) and I ride a WR250R or F800GS. I just moved to the San Fernando Valley and I'd like to get to know some nearby routes. Anything from pavement/fire...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,300
Posted By palada
I have a Salida2. It's a great tent. Only thing I...

I have a Salida2. It's a great tent. Only thing I don't like is I have to sleep at an angle to not have my head or feet on the walls. Not a big deal, but might annoy you. I'm about 6' for reference.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By palada
That's awfully douchey of them. Any real reason,...

That's awfully douchey of them. Any real reason, or just because "F-you!"?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,873
Posted By palada
Been a while since I've revived an old thread...

I'm also thinking of getting a short-bed Frontier, mostly to haul a WR250R, but I want to have the option of hauling an F800GS too. (Sometimes the wife wants to go with me and will ride at the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,233
Posted By palada
I just installed a set last weekend. They were...

I just installed a set last weekend. They were out of superlite rear sprockets, so I got a superlite front and a JT rear with an RK chain. I'll use them again when I change sprockets on my WR.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,073
Posted By palada
Bodie & Sonora Pass?

I think you're right skipping Sequoia with your limited time. You might consider adding a quick stop at Bodie if you've never seen a ghost town. It's only a short detour when going to Tahoe from...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By palada
:stupid My epoxy job has lasted 15k miles...

:stupid

My epoxy job has lasted 15k miles so far.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,577
Posted By palada
I have an old pair of Under Armor that are over...

I have an old pair of Under Armor that are over the calf and are a thin material that wicks sweat away (same material as used in running shirts). I haven't seen a similar pair from UA lately. I also...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By palada
In general Rev'it is quality stuff. I have...

In general Rev'it is quality stuff. I have several pieces, though not the jacket you're looking at.

My only input here is that if you're going to use it off-road, the high-viz may be hard to...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By palada
Briggs & Riley

Briggs & Riley. They have a lifetime guarantee against "anything" except loss. You back your car over it, covered. Airplane drops it from 30k feet, covered.

It might be worth checking if you have...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By palada
A new Aether Canyon thread

I saw a couple of threads asking about the Aether Canyon jacket, but I didn't see much relevant or recent feedback.

Anyone else got one? Has anyone gone down with one? How about ventilation? Any...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,246
Posted By palada
Really?! Page 4 and no one has recommended a WRR?...

Really?! Page 4 and no one has recommended a WRR? Slackers. High fenders, high price, Wolfman accessories and maybe a safari tank to increase the adv cred and you're done!
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By palada
You got that right. The TIAB costs almost half as...

You got that right. The TIAB costs almost half as much as I want to spend on a vehicle :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By palada
Thanks! I'd go with a 4 Runner if I could find...

Thanks! I'd go with a 4 Runner if I could find one for a decent price, but the resale is just too high.

Anyone know if any smaller SUVs can haul at least the 300# bike?
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By palada
I'm still thinking about a compact pickup, but a...

I'm still thinking about a compact pickup, but a trailer's not in the cards. I'm an apartment dweller and space is an issue. Also, if you saw my wife drive, you'd agree that it's not a good idea...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,375
Posted By palada
Crash bars definitely saved the radiator on my...

Crash bars definitely saved the radiator on my F800GS. The bars needed to be replaced, but I'm sure that cost a hell of a lot less than a new radiator (plus I wasn't stranded by bent bars).
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By palada
I had a cutlass many years ago. Biggest POS I...

I had a cutlass many years ago. Biggest POS I ever owned. Not doing that again :lol3

The Wrangler drives OK with that much weight on the back? I had the impression the short wheelbase wouldn't go...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By palada
Small-ish vehicles that can handle a hitch carrier?

I want to buy a relatively small, used vehicle to haul my bikes to trail areas and for longer journeys to DS rides using a hitch carrier. I don't need/want a truck because I don't have any other need...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,142
Posted By palada
Impressions so far? Probably out of my price...

Impressions so far? Probably out of my price range, but I'm also in the market for a jacket that blends in a little better. Too heavy? How's the airflow?



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