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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By BentAero
Ohlins USA Cirkus of Speed Sat. Sept 28

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/BentAero/Ohlins/OpenHouse13_zps9a9bcd34.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By BentAero
Updated

Here's the updated info on the Öhlins USA Open House. It looks to be shaping up to be a great ride-in event.
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/BentAero/Ohlins/OpenHouseFlyer415.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,571
Posted By BentAero
Whether plain or ESA, it's still gets thrown...

Whether plain or ESA, it's still gets thrown away. Except now when it time to toss out the original ESA units, you can replace them with Öhlins TTX ESA units, with springs to match you and your...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By BentAero
Ride to the Öhlins USA Open House Sat. May 12, WNC

If you needed another excuse to ride the unparalleled roads of western North Carolina, you just found one more; attend the Öhlins USA Open House Saturday May 12 in Hendersonville. All riders are...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By BentAero
Dang it, can't get anything past you guys, you're...

Dang it, can't get anything past you guys, you're too smart!

Real story is this is one of only 4 prototypes ever made, and only 3 still exist. This one is in as-new perfect condition and was...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By BentAero
Can anyone tell me about this Honda?

A guy at a neighboring business has this Honda for sale. I've never seen one like it, and don't know anything about it. Weird thing is, it has dual exhausts, 4 spark plugs, and shaft drive. From what...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,174
Posted By BentAero
SVFlyer wrote: "It took a few years but I'm...

SVFlyer wrote:
"It took a few years but I'm back on the bike and with some amazing new friends from advrider. That single moment had the most impact of any in my adult life. It is still the worst...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,758
Posted By BentAero
Not once, but twice I've had aluminum ladders...

Not once, but twice I've had aluminum ladders levitate out of the back of Cooter's pickup on I-26. Fortunately, both times I saw it happening and was able to move out of the way.

Shame on me -...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By BentAero
MSRP in the USA will be under $3300 for the...

MSRP in the USA will be under $3300 for the entire kit; Front and Rear shock, ECU, and all wiring.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By BentAero
Hmmm, Enduro Engineering is owned and operated by...

Hmmm, Enduro Engineering is owned and operated by Alan Randt who knows more about KTM setup that most people at KTM do. Alan did the wrenching for Mike Lafferty during his run of national...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,998
Posted By BentAero
Eeuu. Sorry you had to stay at 'that' Days Inn....

Eeuu. Sorry you had to stay at 'that' Days Inn. Next time you're this way, send me a PM and you can stay at my place.

Jack of the Wood, across the street from the Days Inn?
Forum: Racing 03-30-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,683
Posted By BentAero
It's all a huge mistake...

It's not a case of impersonating an officer, Bubba gradumated last week!
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/BentAero/OfficerStewart.jpg

The PoPo must have missed the memo...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By BentAero
Ohlins offers 3 lengths: Standard, (likely what...

Ohlins offers 3 lengths: Standard, (likely what you want) 'short', (what you have) Or if you want it really tall, you can go with the GSA version shocks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,813
Posted By BentAero
If your car/truck/bike/lawnmower came with a 5 yr...

If your car/truck/bike/lawnmower came with a 5 yr powertrain warranty and you never changed the oil in 40k miles, I wouldn't warranty the failed engine either!

Wilbers/Ohlins/Penske etc. shocks...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By BentAero
Vern, From your photo, the preloader is not...

Vern,
From your photo, the preloader is not engaged at all. If you turn the knob on the end of the hose clockwise, you should be able to see the unit compress the spring. It will move up to about 10...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-25-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By BentAero
I used Larry's "LBmaps" as a backup on my New...

I used Larry's "LBmaps" as a backup on my New Years "Trip to the Tip" (Xymotic thread in Ride Reports) it worked just fine and had 99% of the roads/trails we went down. A bargain at $20.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 42,073
Posted By BentAero
Here's a few more for the snowbound: This...

Here's a few more for the snowbound:

This is JCH4 coming down the hill at sunset just north of San Felipe....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,076
Views: 979,355
Posted By BentAero
Ruins of a mining operation just south of Bahia...

Ruins of a mining operation just south of Bahia de Los Angeles, Baja California Norte.
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/BentAero/Trip%20to%20the%20Tip%20Baja%20Mexico%202009%202010/IMG_2458.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 10-07-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By BentAero
Not to be a thread hijacker, but I'm looking for...

Not to be a thread hijacker, but I'm looking for someone to carpool with from WNC to San Diego. I'll have to leave home Christmas Eve, trailering to SD, then meeting up with a group of all-Husqvarna...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,909
Posted By BentAero
Most traditional motocross oriented pants are...

Most traditional motocross oriented pants are made very small in the calf area with the intent to fit inside the boot.

Some of the newer style pants from companies like Klim are made to fit over...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,022
Posted By BentAero
Vince, I was convinced that Motoport was...

Vince,

I was convinced that Motoport was the way to go after a riding buddy hit a deer early last summer while riding two-up.

50 mph cruising, deer shot out of woods and rider hit it straight...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By BentAero
Incredible service from Tellico Motorcycle Outfitters!

One day late last fall, I took the FJR out for some exercise and ended up visiting Tellico Motorcycle Outfitters http://skur.net/tellico/home.html in Tellico Plains, TN.

I wanted to check out...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,818
Posted By BentAero
Thanks for the reports Eduardo. Good job. I...

Thanks for the reports Eduardo. Good job.

I have been to Guat four times, spending most of my time in the State of San Marcos in the far west. Your analysis of the foods we eat/they eat, and how...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,236
Posted By BentAero
I go thru enough tires that I bought a No-Mar...

I go thru enough tires that I bought a No-Mar tire changer a couple years ago. I don't "charge" people to change tires for them, but if you wan't to throw a few bucks into the tin can to help defray...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,835
Posted By BentAero
Gaspipe: Your Baja adventure(s) make me want to...

Gaspipe: Your Baja adventure(s) make me want to cry -I want to go down there so bad!

Thanks for going thru all the effort to stop and take photos and then post your story.

What causes all the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By BentAero
Thanks for the info. I located this:...

Thanks for the info. I located this: http://www.georgiaoffroad.com/facility.php?facilityid=70

Seems like a long drive for a 5.5 mile long (the good stuff) dead-end trail. :(
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,680
Posted By BentAero
Hmmm. Don't know what Broad River is... Can you...

Hmmm. Don't know what Broad River is... Can you enlighten those of us who don't live in the area?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,483
Posted By BentAero
What's the Windy Gap Cycle Trail? Where...

What's the Windy Gap Cycle Trail?

Where can I find info on it?

TIA.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-20-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,680
Posted By BentAero
If I 'register' to attend, do you know if we can...

If I 'register' to attend, do you know if we can bring our personal bike and get some riding in? (Since I won't be able to hog the Burg 450 all day...)
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 645,608
Posted By BentAero
The wife and I out crewzin: ...

The wife and I out crewzin:
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/BentAero/FJR/1dragon040207R.jpg

...And no, I never touched the double-yellow....
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 645,608
Posted By BentAero
Shop around. Don't let the outragous quote from...

Shop around. Don't let the outragous quote from Progressive deter you.

When I switched from an ST1300 to and FJR I was mortified at the first few quotes I received. Progressive was the highest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,520
Posted By BentAero
So what's the consensus, do these jerk-offs sell...

So what's the consensus, do these jerk-offs sell the bikes, ride the bikes, or part them out?

My wife thinks I'm paranoid because I'm always keeping the garage doors closed. But when open, all...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By BentAero
I was in Tel Aviv back in May and saw one parked...

I was in Tel Aviv back in May and saw one parked on the street. So they finally made it to the States???
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,901
Posted By BentAero
Info forwarded to the AMA this morning.

Info forwarded to the AMA this morning.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-31-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,901
Posted By BentAero
Foster: The AMA is interested in helping, but...

Foster: The AMA is interested in helping, but they need a contact at the NFS to speak to directly. From one of us, it's 2nd hand info. Can you PM me with Tim's phone # ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,901
Posted By BentAero
I think we need to rename this thread to...

I think we need to rename this thread to something like "FOREST LAND CLOSURE ALERT" and make it a sticky, as we may find others who can help us who don't currently ride in the Nantahala...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,901
Posted By BentAero
Actually, there is some hope, but it's going to...

Actually, there is some hope, but it's going to take a lot of work. Royce Wood from the AMA's Governmental Relations office called me this morning wanting more info on the issue.

(jmcnair828...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 398,144
Posted By BentAero
Thanks Phil, that's exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Phil, that's exactly what I was looking for. The off-road GPS is for my high-strung Husky, which I try to avoid using on paved roads. (tires/gearing)

I've got a 2720 for road bike/car use.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 398,144
Posted By BentAero
Christian: I'm looking for specifics here. I know...

Christian: I'm looking for specifics here. I know the cs has no external memory, but what does that mean to me in real life? Does that mean the US topo 2008 won't fit on the internal memory?
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-28-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 398,144
Posted By BentAero
GPS for off-road use - questions.

I want a gps strictly for off-road use. I've been heading toward a garmin 60csX model, but I've got a chance to buy a used 60cs from a friend for $75.

Considering I'll have to spend another $75....
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