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Forum: The Garage 05-30-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,585
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Gojo!

I use the big pump container of gojo, the pumice/nail brush work well. I use it once dry and then if I'm really covered again with water, usually a follow up with dawn.

Course to go that far,...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,587
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Some good info here...

Some good info here (http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fuseaction/listings/forum/41.cfm).

With you wanting 2wd and auto trans, I'm thinking the only real difference would be ford/chevy use V8...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By ridetwistyroads
You liked the 205's? I tried a set and the front...

You liked the 205's? I tried a set and the front cupped within the first few thousand miles. So much so that they had an awfull wondering feeling while leaned over. Maybe I didn't run enough...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Hmmm. You know it occurs to me that it could be...

Hmmm. You know it occurs to me that it could be a factor of weight - our bikes surely weigh in differently.
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Yup. Plus you can snap pictures or videos while...

Yup. Plus you can snap pictures or videos while you ride. (more safely anyways)
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I've had a couple sets of pilot roads, they never...

I've had a couple sets of pilot roads, they never howled while going straight, and occasionly did while leaned over. But if I recall, that was only when I really pushed them. (just to add my own...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,672
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I have two friends with the vtx1800. One doesn't...

I have two friends with the vtx1800. One doesn't ride enough to answer your question, the other has somewhere around 25k miles, and hasn't had bearing trouble.

I've ridden them a few times, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By ridetwistyroads
True story. Riding a honda shadow (first...

True story.

Riding a honda shadow (first bike) on the interstate, bird hit my front wheel. it came in low from the left, feathers went through, guts didn't. They got shredded up in the spokes,...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,583
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Exactly. Known quiet a few on RT's running that...

Exactly. Known quiet a few on RT's running that combo. ME880's are hard (as has been mentioned) but they're quite good in rain in my own expiriance, fwiw.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,589
Posted By ridetwistyroads
My dad's second bike years and years back. He...

My dad's second bike years and years back. He loved it, didn't own a car and rode it to work for years. As long as your expectations are realistic it will probably be a blast. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By ridetwistyroads
She didn't know but said there are fires near...

She didn't know but said there are fires near Lake City (near GA border)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I have a friend in Sarasota, I'll check and get...

I have a friend in Sarasota, I'll check and get back with you here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By ridetwistyroads
What's great too is in poor weather you don't...

What's great too is in poor weather you don't have to think ahead about rain gear and stuff - it's already in place.

The safer part's good too.... :lol3 After I started riding in real moto...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,045
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Exact same here. :nod

Exact same here. :nod
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,226
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I use an impact all the time, on a compressor...

I use an impact all the time, on a compressor rated 2.3 cfm @ 90psi. Smallish tank too, invision a trim carpenter's compressor (easily picked up and carried one handed with the handle)

Never a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,374
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I tried the strada's, and once they got to about...

I tried the strada's, and once they got to about 60% I noticed a pretty dramatic decrease in grip once leaned way over (way more loss then the pilot roads at the same points, anyways)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I always call the 828.298.2308 hotline before I...

I always call the 828.298.2308 hotline before I want to ride on the parkway this time of year. Even if it's warm at low elevations they'll have ice on cliff faces at 5k feet, and they have this...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,272
Posted By ridetwistyroads
They don't have a good reputation either,...

They don't have a good reputation either, longevity wise, so I think you're making the right decision. I know many folks who service air tools and they won't touch them. Signs posted and...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,913
Posted By ridetwistyroads
In fair weather I turn up the truck's stereo with...

In fair weather I turn up the truck's stereo with the windows down (garage door open, etc)

I haven't figured out winter tunes yet. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,474
Posted By ridetwistyroads
:nod

:nod
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 103,110
Posted By ridetwistyroads
They've got these great little bins, with like...

They've got these great little bins, with like 20-30 compartments inside them containing different sets of things, all the bins are like $5 a piece, and are available in sets of different sized -
...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,272
Posted By ridetwistyroads
What is it's cfm rating at 45psi? 90psi? ...

What is it's cfm rating at 45psi? 90psi?

(not all big compressors are fast)
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By ridetwistyroads
BTDT :lol3 Your S looks great, sounds like a...

BTDT :lol3

Your S looks great, sounds like a great ride! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,699
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I've been to the top of Looking Glass - it's...

I've been to the top of Looking Glass - it's quite a view :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,699
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Tuned in. :lurk

Tuned in.

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By ridetwistyroads
My r1100r had some strange symptoms about 6...

My r1100r had some strange symptoms about 6 months ago. No left turn signal, no horn, and the headlight toggle for "brights" didn't work, either in always on or momentary it shut the light out...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,127
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Didn't know there were hills up there like...

Didn't know there were hills up there like that..... I should ride up that way sometime.

Beautifull country :clap
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I have a tourmaster and love it. No expiriance...

I have a tourmaster and love it. No expiriance with Aerostitch gear personally.

I've had the tourmaster a couple years now, I've ridden in downpour after downpour and it only let water in once....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Air moving over the engine pulling low as...

Air moving over the engine pulling low as possible rpms is a much better method to cooling then just shutting her down. Conditions permiting of course.

Remmember - you're only "lugging" the...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2007, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,866
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I own one and camp with it. It's awesome - you...

I own one and camp with it. It's awesome - you could just about shave with it, and it holds its edge very well. Very strong too. That being said, a saw built in the handle could be kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Thanks. Where is this road you speak of? :ear

Thanks. Where is this road you speak of? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Damnit how did I miss that? :baldy

Damnit how did I miss that? :baldy
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I've been great, just preoccupied and in my own...

I've been great, just preoccupied and in my own little world lately. I never even heard about the DS run at ACME, mebbe I should pay more attention, huh :lol3

A beat to hell GPZ in my video?...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Thanks:lol3 The camera's mounted on a stock...

Thanks:lol3

The camera's mounted on a stock "touring" windshield support. Couple of washers and an old ram mount laying around, combine with the bottom half of a tripod mount, add silicone and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Video: Riding in Western NC

Winter here isn't crippling, as far as riding goes. It's very mild, 40 is an average high. However, when you work mostly in new homes without heat, it puts a damper on your desire to ride after...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Thats what it looked like to me, but, I have no...

Thats what it looked like to me, but, I have no idea. :lol3

Thanks for the second look.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Alright for clairification - I made drawings on a...

Alright for clairification - I made drawings on a picture. (for my clairification :lol3)

http://ridetwistyroads.smugmug.com/photos/124399198-L.jpg

I circled the "joint" as I'd call it, or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By ridetwistyroads
I think it could have been some sort of frame...

I think it could have been some sort of frame stress that broke it, I had just returned from a very spirited two day excursion, enjoying the empty (and cold!) mountian roads, with a medium amount of...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By ridetwistyroads
Sorry for the late follow up fellas, I got it...

Sorry for the late follow up fellas, I got it welded at a local shop, no biggie.

SF - you're saying that's just a shield coming directly off the cat? Everything looks really "one piece" and...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,502
Posted By ridetwistyroads
We have it in hardware stores here, so not sure...

We have it in hardware stores here, so not sure about availability otherwise.

BUT I can say it's awesome stuff for sandy/dirty conditions. Sticks great and lasts well.
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