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Forum: The Garage 01-20-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,947
Posted By Ruskie
Some coolants are not compatible with each other...

Some coolants are not compatible with each other and will form a gel like substance when mixed.

If it is oil, then you may need to look further into a weak head gasket or other potential areas of...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By Ruskie
It happened to me and after talking to my BMW...

It happened to me and after talking to my BMW gearhead friend, he said to check the throttle cables down at the body end and check for a small rock/pebble interfering with the cable.
There was not...
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ruskie
:thumb Me too! I've typically used whatever I've...

:thumb Me too! I've typically used whatever I've had on the shelf. :D
I figured that 3M products are pretty accessable to most folks.
I've used Norton (the sandpaper people), Chemical Guys, XMT,...
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ruskie
:thumb You can always mask it off and see if...

:thumb
You can always mask it off and see if the sticker withstands the pull off of the masking when you are done:dunno
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,401
Posted By Ruskie
:lol3 :thumb I've done the same thing. For...

:lol3 :thumb I've done the same thing.

For a larger diameter I've even went and bought those giant diameter souvenir pencils with the big erasers. :lol3

On how to control the pressure, if...
Forum: The Garage 10-22-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By Ruskie
How to Remove Scratches From Your Windscreen

I initially posted this over at Maximumbikes.com

Here ya go!

The following is how I was taught how to work out scratches, and surface hazing from plastic windscreens. I've been in the boatbiz...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,611
Views: 211,306
Posted By Ruskie
49'er Rally, 2003 rode SE on SR49 and leaving a...

49'er Rally, 2003 rode SE on SR49 and leaving a long curve, took a full sized turkey in the right shoulder area.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,151
Posted By Ruskie
:dunno Lots gong on ? I looked for you...

:dunno Lots gong on ?

I looked for you when we checked in and I even went directly to the building that housed the saloon.:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,151
Posted By Ruskie
Great Rally:thumb I rode with an old...

Great Rally:thumb
I rode with an old client/friend of mine who turned 71 on Saturday. John rides a 1200GS.
It was John's first long ride in many years. He did great:thumb

We rode from the...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,048
Posted By Ruskie
I believe I'm in my 7th year of buying tires from...

I believe I'm in my 7th year of buying tires from them:thumb
Never a problem.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,212
Posted By Ruskie
I've worn their product for 6 yrs now.:thumb

I've worn their product for 6 yrs now.:thumb
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Ruskie
Hey Duck, I shoot my own Rhinoliner, LineX...

Hey Duck,

I shoot my own Rhinoliner, LineX type materials. I've also been working on boats/yachts for 35 yrs. (I use Durabak)
You can fill all of your holes cracks, etc. (if you have not already...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,800
Posted By Ruskie
:clap My son and I started riding the same way....

:clap My son and I started riding the same way. Owen is now 24 and we still have the riding bug!:clap

ONYA, Bones!:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,767
Posted By Ruskie
Max, I still come back to this thread to look at...

Max, I still come back to this thread to look at your photos over and over again every time I return from a long ride:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 46,701
Posted By Ruskie
Uzay, you rawk!:thumb We just did a quicky...

Uzay, you rawk!:thumb
We just did a quicky 4,500 mile jaunt around the west of the U.S.
I surely wish I had been w/ you folks in Iran. :thumb
Someday, I hope to take up Maxmoto on his offer to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 298,398
Posted By Ruskie
Cob!:lurk

Cob!:lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 83,039
Posted By Ruskie
:D After 35 yrs of Renee' putting up with me,...

:D
After 35 yrs of Renee' putting up with me, Renee' gets what Renee' wants!:lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,394
Views: 1,335,892
Posted By Ruskie
Renee' and here new today MP3 She picks it up...

Renee' and here new today MP3
She picks it up Friday.
http://bikefixx.smugmug.com/photos/328297498_NFAZC-L.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 83,039
Posted By Ruskie
The wife just bought one today. The 250cc. The...

The wife just bought one today. The 250cc.
The dealer had 10 of them delivered to them 5 days ago. After my wife's purchase there are two left. :huh
She bought a blue one.
She is happy.
Sorry...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Ruskie
I don't even know how I missed reviewing the...

I don't even know how I missed reviewing the 7500:scratch


Thanks!:clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Ruskie
Thanks! Can you upload all of the city navigator...

Thanks! Can you upload all of the city navigator crap etc. into these models?:dunno
Yea, I know... Go look it up for yourself!!!:lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-01-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Ruskie
I have a difficult time seeing the screen

It seems to take me too long to settle my focus on the small screens. :gerg
I remember way back when, I had a Garmin 126 that Touratech made a mount for, which I had on my old GS.

Well... I'm...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ruskie
Thanks, Tug!:thumb My brother in law is...

Thanks, Tug!:thumb

My brother in law is going to buy one. He commutes from Calistoga to Oakland.

And, he has a friend that works in San Jose' who lives in Benicia who also is buying one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 252,079
Posted By Ruskie
Our family has had more TW's than any other...

Our family has had more TW's than any other single motorcycle.:thumb
I had no intentions of buying another one. Then, my best friend past on a couple of years a go and I was able to buy his 06'...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ruskie
Hi Tug:wave Overall... how do you rate the...

Hi Tug:wave

Overall... how do you rate the product?

I love the LIVE Internet update feature:clap What an asset for a commuter:thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-23-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ruskie
Dash GPS

www.dash.net

Looks interesting.

Hmmm:scratch They are in Sunnyvale, Calif.

I wonder if Baldy knows anything about them.:dunno

I wonder if they have plans for a Motorcycle friendly...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,589
Posted By Ruskie
http://www.onlinemetals.com/index.cfm

http://www.onlinemetals.com/index.cfm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By Ruskie
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=283821 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=283821) :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2007, 09:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,632
Posted By Ruskie
I chipped and exhausted my GS and also increased...

I chipped and exhausted my GS and also increased her breathing capability. That was way back when I bought her new in 2000.
It got me the performance I truly believed was missing in the stock...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,655
Posted By Ruskie
Don't stop now! Let's hear some more:clap

Don't stop now!
Let's hear some more:clap
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ruskie
Man, he sure was screaming of pain:huh ...

Man, he sure was screaming of pain:huh

BTW, he is 31 years of age. While I was at the scene his wife whit the baby and the 3 yr old arrive. :huh
It was knd of sad...
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ruskie
Update

The young man broke his femur and "suffered various other fractures".

1995 Ninja w/ 4 prior owners.

The rider's best friend stated that they had just painted the bike last week. "It had...
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ruskie
No, They Don't Stop That Quick!

Rider down :huh

About an hour ago, on Highway 19 where the speed limit is 40 and there are a lot of driveways and various intersections, apparently a man on a big crochrocket road it directly...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,719
Posted By Ruskie
So, sorry Slowbike! :huh So, sorry...:(:

So, sorry Slowbike! :huh

So, sorry...:(:
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Ruskie
I'm in Washington State

I'm in Washington State
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 861,840
Posted By Ruskie
:thumb Wow, memories... My first "new" bike was...

:thumb Wow, memories...
My first "new" bike was a 71' H1 (Blue)
When running at speeds of 70 or so plus mph and then decelerate the frame flexed so bad that it threw the front into quite a wobble....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 861,840
Posted By Ruskie
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,492
Posted By Ruskie
Bird!

That be you on the 6-fiddy Dakar?:clap
http://bikefixx.smugmug.com/photos/26793-M-1.jpg
Good ol' Lauren
http://bikefixx.smugmug.com/photos/26788-M-1.jpg

Deer Park...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By Ruskie
Presently 18 degrees at 0900 hrs, Friday morning....

Presently 18 degrees at 0900 hrs, Friday morning.
Supposed to have awesome sunny days and no wind!
Tarmac is drying up nicely cuz it's so cold.
I took the old CJ7 up the service roads on up to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,451
Posted By Ruskie
We've gotten 1.5" of snow in the last 2 hours:huh...

We've gotten 1.5" of snow in the last 2 hours:huh
We are just up from the top of the Hodd Canal in Port Hadlock.
And, its getting colder.
I think you might just have a snow camp at Pleasent...
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