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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By squish
You can also roll your own stickers. The...

You can also roll your own stickers.

The easiest way to do it is to get the line art you want, print it out.

Using rubber cement glue the printout to the top of the vinyl to be cut.

Using a...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By squish
WOW!, I bought all three of my airheads...

WOW!,
I bought all three of my airheads (including the same bike) for less then this bike costs.

I hope it sells for this much.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By squish
I don't know if it's my favorite... Since really...

I don't know if it's my favorite... Since really it's the only one I have ever used.
It's the eclipse sportpack.
I have one in red and one in black. My red one is 23 years old and my black one is...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By squish
The big cost will be the time to create the...

The big cost will be the time to create the vector art.
If you can find a clip art, or stock art skull. That could save you time.dont be afraid to spend a little money on some decent stock art. You...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By squish
The first place I would start with is the easiest...

The first place I would start with is the easiest and cheapest.

Clean the electrical connections in the system.

Then I would add a relay direct battery wire deal

Then I would polish the...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,260
Posted By squish
I bought my first airhead in my early 20. Back...

I bought my first airhead in my early 20. Back then it was a 10year old bike. A brand owned mostly by grump old men.

I had a much lower budget then you have for maintiance.

And I have had that...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By squish
Pine-sol is a joke. It does clean but it...

Pine-sol is a joke.

It does clean but it takes a while.

Take the carb to a place that has an ultrasonic bath.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 49,385
Posted By squish
My Shoei RF1100 just turned 5, And it shows,...

My Shoei RF1100 just turned 5,

And it shows, The strap is starting to slightly fray and get fuzzy on the edges.
The comfort liners has compressed,

The cover or skin on the comfort foam is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4,252
Views: 690,016
Posted By squish
Yup, in fact South Bay Triumph (in Los Angeles)...

Yup, in fact South Bay Triumph (in Los Angeles) got hit with a very heavy fine from CARB for removing the cold air injection system on new Triumphs.

But yes, on the 50state bikes, when they were...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,573,543
Posted By squish
yea, Tink, what Mike said. Ride the R100 in and...

yea, Tink, what Mike said. Ride the R100 in and I'll ride me GS.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By squish
dont have a believer in using pipe there's the...

dont have a believer in using pipe there's the banana chip game.
Put a banana chip in their Palm and pour a splash of solvent over the chip....

Very very quickly you will taste the banana. This...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,590
Posted By squish
From which place?

From which place?
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By squish
A home made solution, is to use a very short wire...

A home made solution, is to use a very short wire with a swagged loop at each end, the loop is around a small screw one on the lid of the case and the other one inside the body of the bag.
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By squish
Before I had a bike with a top box my tank bag...

Before I had a bike with a top box my tank bag was on my bike nearly every ride.

I would take the bag off if I was away from the bike for longer then say an hour, well out of eyeshot or if the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4,252
Views: 690,016
Posted By squish
Some of those parts fell off at the dealer. But...

Some of those parts fell off at the dealer. But yes it's the cover for the charcoal canister that was on the 50 state bikes.

Sometimes I miss my W...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By squish
Trade the seat for a stock one plus cash. Work...

Trade the seat for a stock one plus cash.
Work with seat concepts or a local shop to have the seat customized to your liking,

Use the cash to pay for the mods to the seat and if there is any left...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By squish
A decent shop will carry dot aftermarket...

A decent shop will carry dot aftermarket blinkers, well they won't carry them most likely you will have to order them from tucker rocky.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By squish
Personally I wouldn't re-line a helmet, If...

Personally I wouldn't re-line a helmet,

If they are falling apart it's because they are getting old, or have been abused or both.

That said.

There are some companies who specialize in...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By squish
There are sources to get leather, If you are...

There are sources to get leather,

If you are close to horse country look toward the Tack shops that supply horse people with their gear.

And expensive but one stop leather shop is Tandy...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,581
Posted By squish
I am fully in the hydration pack or bag camp. One...

I am fully in the hydration pack or bag camp. One thing that I like is the constant sipping vs trying to down 16 plus oz of water at each stop. Then I have the sloshy belly for the next while.

I...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By squish
Why start a second thread? Asking the same...

Why start a second thread? Asking the same question?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26331528#post26331528
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By squish
The Teton in vansons normal leather is going to...

The Teton in vansons normal leather is going to be a heavy jacket.

But also a jacket that will last a very long time. If I was going to buy one of these it would be the competition weight leather.
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,514
Posted By squish
I have the older big bottle and small bottle, pre...

I have the older big bottle and small bottle, pre safety cap.

I take to small bottle on over night hikes, I always come back with a little gas.

Car camping I can use the big bottle up in three...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,367
Posted By squish
Down, with the tents we have today it's pretty...

Down, with the tents we have today it's pretty hard to get a bag wet.

And down lasts longer stays warmer for a longer life span packs smaller is lighter weight for the loft.
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By squish
I chased a leaking master cylinder on my R80ST...

I chased a leaking master cylinder on my R80ST for a few years it would leak just enough to make you notice but not so much that you worried.
I tried lots of things. It ended up that everything was...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By squish
Some of the newest Lipopopopo batteries are tiny,...

Some of the newest Lipopopopo batteries are tiny, yet produce enough juice to light up a high compression big twin.

You might be able to find some tricky hiding spots and since these things are so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,438
Posted By squish
I don't know I've seen plenty of swarf come out...

I don't know I've seen plenty of swarf come out of a "new" engine at it's first oil change. While I agree that modern engines are light years ahead of earlier engines, there still is metal to metal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,438
Posted By squish
I've seen what they do in the factories when...

I've seen what they do in the factories when firing up and testing an engine for the first time.

I've read the motoman website.

I've wondered if he's got such a secret then why isn't his thing...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By squish
Used Hein Gericke Dakar Totally decent if...

Used

Hein Gericke Dakar
Totally decent if heavy, but no real armor, minor venting, it wears hot. Decent liner so if you are buying one get one with a liner.

Used First Gear (by Hein Gericke)...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By squish
When I'm touring, I don't stop for very long...

When I'm touring, I don't stop for very long during the riding day.
So typically I just zip down from the top and wrap the sleeves around my waist.

If it's a longer stop I step out of the suit.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,377
Posted By squish
I am all over the map, My second bike ever,...

I am all over the map,

My second bike ever, I still have I'm the second owner the first being my mom.

I've had two brand new bikes

in 1997 I bought a 1998 VTR1000F Honda and in 2004 a Suzuki...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,069
Posted By squish
I use only water in mine. And only treated muni...

I use only water in mine. And only treated muni or distilled bottle water.

It gets rinsed and cleaned before each ride and after.

Stored in the freezer and I use a tube brush for the tube and...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,581
Posted By squish
Twenty what five years these thing have been out...

Twenty what five years these thing have been out and selling strong...

Mines great. If I'm going on a medium to long length ride or hike I am wearing mine.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,708
Posted By squish
I have both, Three really, I've got...

I have both,
Three really, I've got over-pants, textile riding pants and leathers

For me it depends on the ride.

For day to day, commuting or short trips, I will wear the over-pants

For...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,494
Posted By squish
Lornce and Renner, Those are some great shots,...

Lornce and Renner,
Those are some great shots, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,264
Posted By squish
I've used the outlet of a shop-vac, just make...

I've used the outlet of a shop-vac, just make sure that the inside of the tube and tub and all the bits are clean and free of dirt.

the one I used was a 2" diameter hose so we necked it down that...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By squish
The R80 G/S and the R100 GS sub frames are...

The R80 G/S and the R100 GS sub frames are different. I suspect that you could get the seat to work, but it would take some fabrication of a seat latch.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,494
Posted By squish
That is such a subjective question. Best on...

That is such a subjective question.
Best on what grounds?
Styling
Overall all performance
Off road
Touring

Personally I like the latest of the airheads,
but especially I like the handling of...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,773
Posted By squish
Another option... Gore-tex socks, these keep your...

Another option... Gore-tex socks, these keep your feet dry and you get the boot you really like.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 18,184
Posted By squish
I don't know if anyone already said this... ...

I don't know if anyone already said this...
Rent a couple of different tents your first couple of trips.
Make notes of what worked and what didn't.

You might find that you camp so little that...
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