ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 237
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Firestorm
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,953
Posted By Firestorm
Someone stole a open water bottle from my bike at...

Someone stole a open water bottle from my bike at a rest stop north of Phoenix, Arizona once. Came out of the bathroom, saw some guy going through a backpack I had bungied on the back of the bike and...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,513
Posted By Firestorm
With the stabilizer stuff in it, i think it can...

With the stabilizer stuff in it, i think it can last up to a year, with out it, 30-60 days it could go bad.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-14-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,214
Posted By Firestorm
Thanks for the responses. Hmmm.. After reading...

Thanks for the responses. Hmmm.. After reading all of this, im thinking maybe just going back to regular motorcycle would work better for me, maybe. Thanks!
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,214
Posted By Firestorm
How much scooter do I need/ Recommend me a scooter?

So,
Im back in the Phoenix area without a car and bike-less currently. I'm thinking of maybe going scooter as only vehicle. Most of the roads here are 45 mph speed limit, with a bulk of travel here...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Firestorm
Maybe fit an aftermarket or used car head light...

Maybe fit an aftermarket or used car head light on the front?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 15,067
Posted By Firestorm
Damnit, I'd buy a scoot if I wasn't unemployed...

Damnit, I'd buy a scoot if I wasn't unemployed and completely broke....

Going full-time on a scoot would be kinda hard in Iowa.. When its white conditions and -40f out, I don't think it would...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,475
Posted By Firestorm
When I went desert riding in Arizona, sometimes...

When I went desert riding in Arizona, sometimes in the summer, I used a camelbac water system or just threw a bunch of water bottles in a back pack or bungie corded them to parts of the bike. I never...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 224,380
Posted By Firestorm
I'd think for the least pain in the ass way to...

I'd think for the least pain in the ass way to tow a car, would be to get a Jeep Wrangler. It's so short I'd think that it would be easy to tow. Also it's a 4wd if you ever need that and a...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 224,380
Posted By Firestorm
When I was younger, I used to take road trips to...

When I was younger, I used to take road trips to California and my friends I would park at night after it was dark ether at a scenic view point or in a dark culdesac infront of someone's house but...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 224,380
Posted By Firestorm
Found this guy's tour of his RV, looks pretty...

Found this guy's tour of his RV, looks pretty nice.
<object width="640" height="390"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/tylz5sfCAOc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US&amp;rel=0"></param><param...
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,476
Posted By Firestorm
You all just have to many bikes!

You all just have to many bikes!
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,961
Posted By Firestorm
I have a Beltronic's Mid level (I forget the...

I have a Beltronic's Mid level (I forget the name) Radar Detector, and it has warned me of speed traps up to 2 miles in certain places, and some places, it give you 5 seconds to hit the brakes before...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,646
Posted By Firestorm
Wow nice bike! My first bike was a 1970...

Wow nice bike!

My first bike was a 1970 something (the right age is in my profile) DT250 that had all the street stuff stripped from it. Its what interested me into Dual-Sports.

It was a huge...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 343,375
Posted By Firestorm
Here's a tip and trick, Don't sell your...

Here's a tip and trick, Don't sell your airhead...........
:baldy


Keep it forever..........
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 32,887
Posted By Firestorm
Yhea, I did this one too changing the front tire,...

Yhea, I did this one too changing the front tire, Haha had a few beers and bumped into the bike, and the bike fell over and the center stand closed. I had a bitch of time getting it back up. Needed 3...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,882
Posted By Firestorm
If I am doing any type of activity where I will...

If I am doing any type of activity where I will sweat and muscles will be used, I start out with a compression shirt and underarmour type leggings/tights. I find its a good base layer, add layers on...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,843
Posted By Firestorm
I had stuff stolen out of my bike at a rest stop...

I had stuff stolen out of my bike at a rest stop before...... :ruskie

I so fucking sick of people in this country/world doing the wrong thing, stealing, cheating others so they can get ahead....
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,354
Posted By Firestorm
I 2nd or 3rd a skiing sock. I think what you want...

I 2nd or 3rd a skiing sock. I think what you want is a thin sock long sock.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,243
Posted By Firestorm
When I was riding in the Arizona summers I liked...

When I was riding in the Arizona summers I liked Underarmor Boxer-briefs.. handled sweat really well..... For cold weather (cold southern Arizona Weather) I'd just wear a pair of jeans under my...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,515
Posted By Firestorm
I have the beltronics 995....... Works...

I have the beltronics 995.......

Works great... But allot of things will set it off. Radar doors at gas stations.Police use 60% use K, the KA then X. But i've noticed it seems like 90% of the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-15-2009, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,212
Posted By Firestorm
Well... Im borrowing this photo from dudes...

Well...

Im borrowing this photo from dudes blog, thanks.
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_xBRRXOqdra0/SiWWjkVNJQI/AAAAAAAABZc/_CrO5bLwPTI/s800/2009-05-28_TomTom_XL_340-S_001.jpg

I've only been driving...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,212
Posted By Firestorm
After reading reviews I bought an TomTom XL...

After reading reviews I bought an TomTom XL 340-S.

It was $150 and has "lane navigation aid", I thought I would try TomTom (Old GPS was an Garmin) to see if its good, the reviews make it look...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 393,212
Posted By Firestorm
What would be the best Sub $200 GPS for an car? ...

What would be the best Sub $200 GPS for an car?

TomTom or Garmin.

I've heard good things about tomtom but i've never tried them. I currently have an Garmin that I bought back in 2003 used, its...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-04-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,648
Posted By Firestorm
I think Garmins dropped the ball, but then again,...

I think Garmins dropped the ball, but then again, with Verizon you have to buy a $200 phone with a 2 year contract, then at $80 a month minimum for cell and data and, its another $350 if you cancel...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-03-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,648
Posted By Firestorm
Heres a Demo: <object width="853"...

Heres a Demo:

<object width="853" height="505"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/D63jWnL9svE&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&hd=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By Firestorm
Thanks for the suggestions. Cannon might be the...

Thanks for the suggestions. Cannon might be the best bet.

I don't like rechargeable camera specific batteries for these reasons:
-I've left them in Motels/hotels
-Last one I left in a motel...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,584
Posted By Firestorm
Point and shoot with IS and takes AA batteries?

Hey guys,
Im looking for a pocketable point and shoot with Image Stability and the ability to take AA batteries. My 7 year old sony cybershot is showing its age.




Any good recommendations?
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,920
Posted By Firestorm
Nice! Oregon is a nice place isn't it :deal

Nice! Oregon is a nice place isn't it :deal
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,142
Posted By Firestorm
Mpg?

Mpg?
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,862
Posted By Firestorm
I've had good quality with Apples Macbook...

I've had good quality with Apples Macbook Pro/Powerbook line for the last 5 years or so. Still have the original laptop and its running good. I always buy the Apple care warranty, and so far, I've...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,707
Posted By Firestorm
This will solve all your problems and is...

This will solve all your problems and is comfortable, you forget your wearing them.

http://www.underarmour.com/shop/us/en/mens/underwear/pid1000667-Men-s-HeatGear-6-Boxerjock-/1000667-080

All...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By Firestorm
Very good advice. Also check the gaskets...

Very good advice.

Also check the gaskets and rubber components to see there health. If it's dried and cracked chance's are its gonna start leaking if it hasn't all ready.

When I bought my...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,459
Posted By Firestorm
I liked the street style the best when on my...

I liked the street style the best when on my airhead. Less air noise
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,235
Posted By Firestorm
Cell phone, wallet, a little mini first aid kit...

Cell phone, wallet, a little mini first aid kit and the tool kit with tire repair kit that sat under my bikes seat. A little flashlight to.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,164
Posted By Firestorm
Get a wet t-shirt, soaking wet, wear it under a...

Get a wet t-shirt, soaking wet, wear it under a vented jacket, guess you could do the same with long underwear under vented pants.. Get some vented gloves, and open all the vents in the helmet. Works...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Firestorm
Having owned the IPhone 3g and A Treo 700p and a...

Having owned the IPhone 3g and A Treo 700p and a Black Berry Pearl, I cannceled all of them.


I now have a prepaid (1000mins good for a year) $10 Motorola phone, thats working great. I find its...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,508
Posted By Firestorm
The first boots I bought, I bought them like 8...

The first boots I bought, I bought them like 8 years ago for $100. There cheap, not that comfortable, and ugly.


Crap of crap.

But better than tennis shoes.
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,059
Posted By Firestorm
I have a beltronics something was about $140 I...

I have a beltronics something was about $140 I think, it works great in California, Oregon and Washington. Ka band always went off about a mile away from the cop or more.

Doesn't seem to work...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,220
Posted By Firestorm
You might want to goto a motorcycle apparel store...

You might want to goto a motorcycle apparel store up in Phoenix as try on jackets and pants and boots, I found out that I wasn't the size I thought I was, and was glad I didn't order off the...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By Firestorm
Strangley enough, the most comfortable way for me...

Strangley enough, the most comfortable way for me to ride in Arizona Heat was a black leather jacket with vents (alpinestar), and a wet T-shirt under it. If it wasn't wet when I started it was...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 237

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 10:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014