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Forum: Equipment Today, 12:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,840
Posted By kbroderick
Did you see the desk clerk tip the bears...

Did you see the desk clerk tip the bears afterwards?

:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,513
Views: 310,632
Posted By kbroderick
https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/893577_727325458528_1961381507_o.jpg

What? You think it's a file photo? Why would you think that?

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By kbroderick
The problem is cosmetic, too, so if you don't...

The problem is cosmetic, too, so if you don't mind the paint coming off your tank, it's not a particularly big deal.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 119,840
Posted By kbroderick
I run TKC 80 fronts on my 1150, for the most...

I run TKC 80 fronts on my 1150, for the most part; I've tried an IRC tire that was recommended by a friend, which I didn't much like, and the TKC80 gets decent enough mileage on the front (although...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,036
Posted By kbroderick
Overhead lights?

Any suggestions for overhead lights? We've got a small garage, no power, so they'll need to plug in to a power strip (which in turn will get plugged into an extension cord to the house when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 349,116
Posted By kbroderick
pre-07 Ninja 250 (EX250F) parts, older Joe Rocket textile jacket

Despite having sold my EX250 several years ago and moved three times since, I've still got some parts. They need to go away. Highlights are a pair of fork legs and a seat; I've also got a repaired...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By kbroderick
Rt 7 sucks, at least south of Burlington. From...

Rt 7 sucks, at least south of Burlington. From Burlington, I'd head to Richmond, cross the river on Bridge St. and take Cochran Rd. through to Duxbury (where it becomes River Rd) and continue to Rt...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By kbroderick
I'm not sure if Vermont data is available as WMS...

I'm not sure if Vermont data is available as WMS or not, but you should probably check out http://vcgi.Vermont.gov/. Vermont does have a very good roads layer as well as a lot of other data,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,287
Posted By kbroderick
Re the first point, carrying capacity is...

Re the first point, carrying capacity is generally lower in extreme environments (desert, high peaks, and such); the number of species dramatically affected by impacting a small number of individual...
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,137
Posted By kbroderick
I oil mine at each oil change on my bike, whether...

I oil mine at each oil change on my bike, whether I want to our not. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By kbroderick
I don't know that it's ever a particularly good...

I don't know that it's ever a particularly good decision to go there, but it's usually a fun one.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 937
Posted By kbroderick
If you're going to go that early any year, this...

If you're going to go that early any year, this is probably it. There is snow up high, and it's flurrying in town again today, but overall snow depths are low enough that the summer ski area on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,036
Posted By kbroderick
In addition to the time factor, I've also found...

In addition to the time factor, I've also found that I only need to use about 60% of the bolts I buy online to make it financially sound compared to buying them one-at-a-time from the hardware store,...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,115
Posted By kbroderick
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1020036
Forum: Trip Planning 04-30-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,905
Posted By kbroderick
Damn. Someone linked to it from Facebook and I...

Damn. Someone linked to it from Facebook and I didn't even look at the date stamps. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
According to the GIS data I downloaded from the...

According to the GIS data I downloaded from the state of New Hampshire, the public roads in that area terminate a bit south of the Odell town line and the next through road to the east is Route 16....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
That's a slight understatement, although perhaps...

That's a slight understatement, although perhaps more true from a personal than an organizational standpoint--I had someone come up to me in a parking lot in Pittsburgh and remark on how cool it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 486,641
Posted By kbroderick
That would cripple the U.S. economy. We have too...

That would cripple the U.S. economy. We have too many places where personal motorized transportation is the only realistic way to get to work (or anywhere else) and too many people who can't drive...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
Columbia Road north of Nash Stream Road? It's not...

Columbia Road north of Nash Stream Road? It's not open to wheeled travel, as best I can tell, and I'm more than 95% sure the south end is gated. I've not figured out the north end, though.

Tis a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
Yes, it is gated there. It's a rather nice...

Yes, it is gated there. It's a rather nice outhouse, though. :1drink
Forum: Trip Planning 04-29-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,905
Posted By kbroderick
When I was doing track days more often, I had a...

When I was doing track days more often, I had a couple of 30-minute yoga videos on my iPhone. That, my yoga mat, and a quiet spot with a forum surface was enough to get my body ready for the bike.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By kbroderick
I've got two rear wheels for my 1150. One has an...

I've got two rear wheels for my 1150. One has an OEM rotor, the other has an aftermarket one (Galfer, I think). Aside from the difference in width impacting ease of installation, I haven't noticed a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15,555
Views: 1,263,013
Posted By kbroderick
from the Camping in Bear Country thread...

from the Camping in Bear Country thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26633283&postcount=76) over in Equipment.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-23-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,333
Posted By kbroderick
Yes, you can select two segments and then join...

Yes, you can select two segments and then join them, but you'll then need to make sure the tags merged cleanly. There are also cases where the road should be multiple ways due to changing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By kbroderick
The Happy Trails rack and sideboxes on my 1150GS...

The Happy Trails rack and sideboxes on my 1150GS leave just enough room to sneak a pair of skis in vertically, inboard of the pannier, and then sneak a pair of Voile ski straps between the pannier...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
Cool. Just as a warning to anyone else...

Cool.

Just as a warning to anyone else looking at that GPX...I definitely ended up in a couple of spots that I didn't quite mean to, and that may not have been exactly legal, so take the track...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-21-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 42,659
Posted By kbroderick
I think I sent you my GPS log from getting up...

I think I sent you my GPS log from getting up there, and East Inlet Road itself definitely appears to be completely legal (traveled by street-legal cars and trucks and not, as best I can tell, posted...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,036
Posted By kbroderick
That's one more working outlet than I've got....

That's one more working outlet than I've got. I've got to run extension cords to the house... Still wondering why the electrical that apparently had been in the garage got removed.:huh

And yes,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By kbroderick
FYI, Federal does offer an AMA discount. My...

FYI, Federal does offer an AMA discount. My roommate just booked transport for his SV from Ohio to here with them, so I have no feedback on quality of service yet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By kbroderick
Very, very true. I think my first...

Very, very true.



I think my first post-purchase ride on my first bike saw triple the speed limit, and the bike was a Ninja 250.

(Yes, the posted speed limit in question was very low.)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By kbroderick
Keep in mind that they've revised the mounting...

Keep in mind that they've revised the mounting system several times, so the boxes may need to be redrilled to work with currently available hardware (obviously less of an issue if someone plans to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 30,036
Posted By kbroderick
Cajones are drawers. I believe you were thinking...

Cajones are drawers. I believe you were thinking about cojones.

(Some high-school Spanish vocab sticks better than other)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,822
Posted By kbroderick
It's probably worth noting that the BMWMOA...

It's probably worth noting that the BMWMOA National rally is in Billings on the last weekend in July this year; I'd expect that to put some additional moto traffic (and camping traffic) into the area...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,911
Posted By kbroderick
This, to me, is a very important point. When I...

This, to me, is a very important point. When I started riding, I was hanging out with a group that was sport bike-oriented. We had a weekly bike night at a pizza joint that sometimes drew pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,635
Posted By kbroderick
YMMV and the newer transmission may be better,...

YMMV and the newer transmission may be better, but I had a 95 7.3L box van with the E40D transmission. It did have an unknown service history when I got it with 83k on it, but even so, I was a bit...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,181
Posted By kbroderick
I've got Doubletakes my 1150. At highway speed,...

I've got Doubletakes my 1150. At highway speed, the issue is buffeting, not motorcycle vibration. I've also had some trouble getting the tension to an entirely happy place--I know when I exceed 80...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,840
Posted By kbroderick
I don't know about grizzlies, but back in...

I don't know about grizzlies, but back in Vermont my employer had a dumpster the local bears found a handy buffet. After a couple of visits from them, our physical plant guy brought in an electric...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,694
Posted By kbroderick
I had a girlfriend in college who didn't ski and...

I had a girlfriend in college who didn't ski and had no desire to learn. At one point she asked me, hypothetically, if I'd teach her to ski if she were to decide she wanted to. She got pissed that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 17,034
Posted By kbroderick
The last house on east side of Woodchuck Hollow...

The last house on east side of Woodchuck Hollow Road in Vermont had a loose dog the last two or the times I went by. The road is maintained to the driveway at a passable-by-Subaru level and then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By kbroderick
I'd come south to Bearcreek and through Belfry...

I'd come south to Bearcreek and through Belfry rather than taking 212 through Joliet and Roberts. There's also an east/west gravel and dirt route just a south of there, but I'm not sure exactly...
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