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Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 59,378
Posted By Heyload
I looked at one when I stopped by the dealer...

I looked at one when I stopped by the dealer yesterday looking for a part.


I could easily live with one, I'm thinking.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-09-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,164
Posted By Heyload
Shoot. Great weather protection, good...

Shoot.


Great weather protection, good storage, ease of use and economical. Add in fun to ride and pretty decent looks.


Nice little bikes. Enjoy!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
Wow, still shaking my head over this one. ...

Wow, still shaking my head over this one.


Coming up Prue Rd. here in San Antonio, the guy in the Jeep Cherokee in front of me is running ten miles an hour under the speed limit of forty. Okay,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,209
Posted By Heyload
Jeebus... Reminds me of the story of the...

Jeebus...


Reminds me of the story of the rather large woman driving along on a curvy mountain road. As she is going around a curve, a fellow in a car going the other way leans out of his window...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
There's an app for that?

There's an app for that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,209
Posted By Heyload
Yesterday. A large flattened box for a...

Yesterday.


A large flattened box for a treadmill came flying up out of the bed of the pickup truck in front of me.


Fortunately I keep a safe distance, but for a moment there, it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,752
Posted By Heyload
It's a joke, Sgt. Unclinch and lighten up. ...

It's a joke, Sgt. Unclinch and lighten up.





Ver la declaración anterior

Those are ICON Ti-Max gauntlets, first generation and no longer made.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,752
Posted By Heyload
I wear these: ...

I wear these:
http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg52/Heyload_photo/51342d1121903692-fs-icon-timax-gloves-sz-med-long-imgp0927_zpsc7779cb2.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,705
Posted By Heyload
Awesome. The previous owner installed/had...

Awesome. The previous owner installed/had installed a pigtail for the battery tender. Now I just need to get in there under the seat and see if it's fused or not.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,705
Posted By Heyload
This is a question I've been looking to find an...

This is a question I've been looking to find an answer for. What a lucky day!


So to be clear, the battery tender pigtail can run heated clothing, provided you have it properly fused. I assume...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,488
Posted By Heyload
"Forward! Forward, I say! Abandon your fear!...

"Forward! Forward, I say! Abandon your fear! Look forward! Move forward and never stop! You'll age if you pull back, you'll die if you hesitate! Forward!"
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Yeah, I think it could do with some freshening...

Yeah, I think it could do with some freshening up, for sure.


For that matter, so could I!
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,456
Posted By Heyload
How bad would you say it vibrated? Like typical...

How bad would you say it vibrated? Like typical V-Twin vibration, or "rattle your fillings loose" vibration? Meaning was it overly intrusive and annoying, or just what one would expect from a large...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Well, they still sell them and people still buy...

Well, they still sell them and people still buy them, so they must work pretty good and appeal to some or they would have stopped making them by now. I imagine each year of the Vulcan has seen minor...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,456
Posted By Heyload
It is? What else did you not like about...

It is?

What else did you not like about it when you rode it?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,488
Posted By Heyload
There is no reverse because as ADV riders, we do...

There is no reverse because as ADV riders, we do not retreat.

FORWARD, TO ADVENTURE!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,653
Posted By Heyload
That is exactly how I approach every single...

That is exactly how I approach every single ride...and I still put on the Alien Vomit Green gear, because I am also a firm believer in leveraging any edge I can when it comes to self-preservation.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,653
Posted By Heyload
Hey! Hi-Viz "get back" whips! I could be on to...

Hey! Hi-Viz "get back" whips! I could be on to something here....
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,456
Posted By Heyload
I lol'd reading this. It reminds me of a skit on...

I lol'd reading this. It reminds me of a skit on SNL once with Mike Meyers as an ancient tribesman. "Yes, my son, that is a very good idea! Unfortunately, it is a new idea, so therefore we must...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 135,456
Posted By Heyload
Wow! I could see trading in the V-Star for...

Wow! I could see trading in the V-Star for that...yes....yes, I could.
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 27,216
Posted By Heyload
Like a first aid kit or protective gear, you...

Like a first aid kit or protective gear, you don't need any of that crap....until you do, then you'll be glad you have it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
Also, in Germany when an overtaking car flashes...

Also, in Germany when an overtaking car flashes its lights, people actually move the hell over and courteously allow the faster vehicle to proceed..... unlike here where it's taken as aggression and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
Hey! Pantsless Tuesday is Pantsless Tuesday! ...

Hey! Pantsless Tuesday is Pantsless Tuesday! What part of "shall not be infringed" is not being understood here?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
That's what made it more funny to me than...

That's what made it more funny to me than annoying. The guy had already stopped by the time the other bike arrived and stopped, followed shortly by me. It couldn't have been more obvious it was the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 474,193
Posted By Heyload
Funny incident. On base the other day, I was...

Funny incident.

On base the other day, I was approaching a four way stop. A car had just arrived and stopped, followed by a another motorcycle coming across from him going the opposite way, then...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
You're welcome, guys. As I said, they aren't...

You're welcome, guys. As I said, they aren't pretty, but they get the job done.
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Lower wind deflectors

Ok, as promised, here we go:


Due to my bike having the passing lamps, the stock wind deflectors sold by Yamaha don't fit. I can buy some nice ones, but you're looking at well over $100 dollars...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
I just got home and the lowers made a huge...

I just got home and the lowers made a huge difference in the ride. A lot less buffeting equals a lot less fatigue.

I'll post some pics soon, no worries.

They were pretty easy to make,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
This afternoon I fabricated a set of windshield...

This afternoon I fabricated a set of windshield lowers for my V-Star 950 T.

Just got back from a short test run and all I can say is wow, just wow, what a difference! The buffeting that made...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Nice looking ride, Oriondk

Nice looking ride, Oriondk
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Very tidy!

Very tidy!
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 104,127
Posted By Heyload
Damned fine looking machine, JayD

Damned fine looking machine, JayD
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,238
Posted By Heyload
Here is a chart we use in the Air Force, it shows...

Here is a chart we use in the Air Force, it shows the decibel levels, hearing protection required and the exposure time limit before permanent damage to your hearing occurs:


Decibels- ...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,809
Posted By Heyload
I know these aren't Kevlar, but maybe worth a...

I know these aren't Kevlar, but maybe worth a look.


Duluth Trading Firehose Logger pants (http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/product/mens-fire-hose-logger-pants-20209.aspx)




I have one...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By Heyload
I'm no expert, but I'd be looking at how the...

I'm no expert, but I'd be looking at how the cover aligns and if there is any warping or uneven mating surfaces.
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,657
Posted By Heyload
I definitely should have went with "Who would...

I definitely should have went with "Who would drive a Miata when they can have a Buick LeSabre", then. Much funnier.
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,657
Posted By Heyload
I look at people in Miatas and I think "why would...

I look at people in Miatas and I think "why would anyone buy one of those, when a MINI is even better and can just blow it away with handling and performance...."

:hide:wink:


Damn, it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,657
Posted By Heyload
I wish I could ride like that. Maybe if I...

I wish I could ride like that.

Maybe if I got a smaller bike....:hmmmmm
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,657
Posted By Heyload
[QUOTE=SAM7;25255773] I don't think someone could...

[QUOTE=SAM7;25255773] I don't think someone could ride a Goldwing in a congested city each and everyday... A little too 'porky', I'm afraid... /QUOTE]



The local police department motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,172
Posted By Heyload
Are you an "Adventure Rider" or not? ...

Are you an "Adventure Rider" or not?




Get the Ural. I'll bet every ride is an adventure on one of those.
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