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Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,368
Posted By Baba Iguana
Good idea

I think it is a good solution to indicate deceleration based on engine braking, downshifting, and physical application of brakes. Anything that gets a following driver's attention is a good thing.
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Forum: Trials 12-14-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 304,203
Posted By Baba Iguana
What did I do....

Drove around the back yard on the snow and ice, then came in and ordered studs.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Baba Iguana
Bike trailer hack

I am guessing this has shown up here before, but my search attempts have failed. Can anyone direct me to some more information on this rig ?

http://i.imgur.com/99lUy.jpg
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,967
Posted By Baba Iguana
Cool piece of kit

Admired these this when it first came out, and then forgot about it. I finally got tired of my tools migrating around on the bike's various hiding places and ordered one.

Great piece of kit, and...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,611
Posted By Baba Iguana
Nor are they a friend of the portly (MEC), so I...

Nor are they a friend of the portly (MEC), so I lose out on two counts. :tush

Great thread by the way, I have learned a lot.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 849,692
Posted By Baba Iguana
Oooh I see you're running the big sprocket ! ...

Oooh I see you're running the big sprocket !

I ran away from home on my Dad's when I was about 12, made about 100 miles before they got me. :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Baba Iguana
I have been running one for a few years, it is...

I have been running one for a few years, it is very good quality and keeps the crap flinging down to a minimum. The rear shock stays cleaner.

I have removed the stock rear fender and built a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By Baba Iguana
Ah no I didn't notice that, but I am running the...

Ah no I didn't notice that, but I am running the same plugs with about 2k on them. I am synch'd and adjusted yet still not running as smooth as I'd expect under all conditions.

I'll give that a...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 102,782
Posted By Baba Iguana
Hey Putts, great thread many thanks ! Do you...

Hey Putts, great thread many thanks !

Do you have a certain song you use for doing quick/rough comparisons of headphones, or is it all done with test instruments ?

I seem to always queue up...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By Baba Iguana
I just got a set and I am very happy with them so...

I just got a set and I am very happy with them so far. Sound so much better than the Sony's (that have served me well for many miles).

They come with a whole collection of spare gubbins, but just...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,699
Posted By Baba Iguana
Yeah it works fine with a carbide tipped blade,...

Yeah it works fine with a carbide tipped blade, and I have even used my router to bullnose the edges of half inch aluminum plate. The only surprise was the amount of chips. Ankle deep and all over...
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Baba Iguana
www.midwestcontrol.com These guys have a UK...

www.midwestcontrol.com

These guys have a UK branch and the best metric selection I have found.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Baba Iguana
Try Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops if you have them...

Try Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops if you have them in your area. I found some for my wader suspenders at the Michigan stores earlier this spring.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By Baba Iguana
My 01 has done that with both 2nd and 4th from...

My 01 has done that with both 2nd and 4th from day one. It seems to be more prevalent when the bike is hot from traffic or trails. It is not a problem if I conscientiously make very slow positive...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 40,147
Posted By Baba Iguana
Bang up job :clap

Bang up job :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Baba Iguana
I bought the largest topbox and accessories on 3...

I bought the largest topbox and accessories on 3 occasions. I was always thrilled with the service to Canada, and I always got called back in under two hours. The taxes are simply the price of being...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8,064
Views: 3,145,554
Posted By Baba Iguana
:tb :tb :tb :tb :tb Now that sure makes the...

:tb :tb :tb :tb :tb Now that sure makes the juices flow !
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Baba Iguana
I've used one designed for cleaning jewelry for...

I've used one designed for cleaning jewelry for cleaning carb parts, oil stones, dog clippers, and my even my leatherman.

Works great using alcohol, petroleum distillate, or even soapy water.
...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 99,144
Posted By Baba Iguana
I worked for Bombardier for 9 years and am aware...

I worked for Bombardier for 9 years and am aware of their diversification. The money does not flow between internal divisions smoothly, each product line must be self-supporting. The most recent...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 99,144
Posted By Baba Iguana
I agree - Why ? A company with Bombardier's...

I agree - Why ?

A company with Bombardier's limited resources taking another crapshoot on the streetbike market. A market Can-Am was never able to crack in its heyday.

And to do it with a...
Forum: Canada 01-20-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
Laugh Every few years one of our more adventurous...

Every few years one of our more adventurous citizens sets a goal to cross the breadth of this fine country under arduous circumstances. Whether by wheelchair, one-legged marathon, or by motorcycle...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,421
Posted By Baba Iguana
This was a bloody mistake, slapping a pair of...

This was a bloody mistake, slapping a pair of LightForce Blitz 9.5" HIDs on before a trip to Cape Breton this past fall. I thought they would be great for spotting moose on the Renous highway, but...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
Great translation Mr Weasel :D , no doubt Paul's...

Great translation Mr Weasel :D , no doubt Paul's trip will bolster motorcycle tourism to the Rock this summer. Always helps to know a bit of the native language.



I think "By the Grace of...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
This thread is just so Canadian, what is the only...

This thread is just so Canadian, what is the only thing that can draw focus away from a man braving arctic elements in an epic 10,000km mid-winter Pacific to Atlantic odyssey.........poutine. :rofl ...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,303
Posted By Baba Iguana
1) Sizing & fitting option - Tiger Angel is one...

1) Sizing & fitting option - Tiger Angel is one of the few that have it right.
2) Zippers and crotch waterproofing
3) MP3 Player Pocket with internal headphone-wire routing
4) And the...
Forum: Canada 01-07-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
Great stuff Paul, I did a "Mondor" and put a few...

Great stuff Paul, I did a "Mondor" and put a few hundred CDN in JAN klicks on my bike today. Only saw a low of 3C so it's no comparison. :lol3

I notice you are not wearing the Bombardier...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
Save the HD video for the DVD release Doug. :D

Save the HD video for the DVD release Doug. :D
Forum: Canada 01-02-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 269,206
Posted By Baba Iguana
All the best Paul, we will be following your...

All the best Paul, we will be following your progress. :clap

If you need any assistance in the Ottawa area let me know. Looks like we are going to have above freezing weather for at least the...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By Baba Iguana
They are called Sermos Connectors and are 3.99 a...

They are called Sermos Connectors and are 3.99 a pair CDN from http://www.greathobbies.com/productinfo/?prod_id=SERMOS
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By Baba Iguana
I wouldn't get too worked up about the bars and...

I wouldn't get too worked up about the bars and the windshield not being symmetrical. Both are adjustable making them an unsuitable datum for determining alignment.

I'll speculate on the dent in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,485
Posted By Baba Iguana
I had a lengthy dirt heritage and drove many...

I had a lengthy dirt heritage and drove many years on a military licence before I went for a driver's permit. This was my first true street bike and I failed the test cause I couldn't make it through...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
:lol3 I really didn't take any offense with his...

:lol3 I really didn't take any offense with his question Gus, and you are correct in identifying my troubleshooting as standard aviation procedure. Maybe we should start a SOAP program for final...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
I was using Klotz 90 Gear Oil. I have always been...

I was using Klotz 90 Gear Oil. I have always been a fan of Klotz products and do not think it has anything to do with the failure. My log book is out in the garage, so I can't tell you the exact...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
24233 miles on mine.

24233 miles on mine.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
Correct

Correct
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
No, just a standard procedure when checking mag...

No, just a standard procedure when checking mag plugs. I wanted to be sure it was making metal, and not just normal wear.

We used the same procedure on helicopter gearboxes....if you can't read a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 83,028
Posted By Baba Iguana
Returning from a ~5000Km trip I noticed a high...

Returning from a ~5000Km trip I noticed a high pitch wine, which at first I thought was just a tire-noise echo from the Jersey barriers. Sound gets much louder on deceleration. Drove another 250 KMs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Posted By Baba Iguana
I have used automatic transmission fluid to...

I have used automatic transmission fluid to revive dried-out 2-stroke crank seals. Many AT fluids have "seal swell" additive (an ester-based hydraulic fluid I think) which expands synthetic seals.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,246
Posted By Baba Iguana
I have hobbit feet as well and am happy with Sidi...

I have hobbit feet as well and am happy with Sidi Sympatex.
Forum: Racing 10-22-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Baba Iguana
Time will quell the press-hyped drivel and his...

Time will quell the press-hyped drivel and his record will stand on its own for generations. :norton
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