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Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
Sent back the 448s for 1/2 size smaller glad I...

Sent back the 448s for 1/2 size smaller glad I did. I got 445 1/2 smaller still, since that is what I got in Aerostich and lighter leather is easier to break in.

I dunno if it just a case of time...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
I oil all the time. I used to saddle soap, but...

I oil all the time. I used to saddle soap, but times have changed, there are better products out there.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
That is a good price. I decided to order the...

That is a good price.

I decided to order the 448s a 1/2 size smaller, so ordered the 445s at the same time. I am getting these for work gloves, not that I may not use sometimes.

The owner of...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
Geier replied back that the 445s would be like...

Geier replied back that the 445s would be like the elk skin ropers I want. Since my riding ones are pealing, I may get a new pair of riding ones and make the ones I go for work. Maybe try to slice...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
You just mentioned how deer and cow were more...

You just mentioned how deer and cow were more common in the west. I don't see elk much, probably due to cost, but lots of deer and cow leather.


Back to the topic. They say not to oil, but the...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
Michigan and Wisconsin cow and buckskin is...

Michigan and Wisconsin cow and buckskin is normal., see it all over with a fair selection. You are saying at the hardware stores in KS all the gloves are all man made material???

I find it hard...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
Cow and deerskin are common in the midwest. ...

Cow and deerskin are common in the midwest. Cabelas has Elkskin here, but they are not thick like these Geiers 448. These are the thickest leather I have ever seen. Thicker then the Areostich. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,182
Posted By Zerk
I ordered from them this week, after seeing this...

I ordered from them this week, after seeing this post, and got them today. 48 or 49 with shipping. They were cheaper then the other sites I googled.

The 448 may be thicker then the Aerostich,...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,659,688
Posted By Zerk
I have spent hours going through this thread,...

I have spent hours going through this thread, looking mostly at the pictures.:lol3

What are people using for rubber mats? You can buy horse mats $40, 4x6. They are 100lbs and probably not as...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
Ya, the rubber gloves just are not helping.:lol3

Ya, the rubber gloves just are not helping.:lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
Doesn't work as good as the stuff that gives...

Doesn't work as good as the stuff that gives people in CA cancer.

I did notice one bowel seemed funny, etched or something.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
I have done this with good solvent. I am not...

I have done this with good solvent. I am not sure if you can buy the good stuff anymore, it gives people in CA cancer.
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
I suppose I could go back and read. But how...

I suppose I could go back and read. But how about a hint on the ratio?

I got can of 90s solvent, which will probably give people outside of CA cancer by now, I think I will use that for the jets....
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
I was surprised how expensive Pinesol was. I buy...

I was surprised how expensive Pinesol was. I buy it, but don't pay attention. $9/ gallon. Bought 3.5 gallon parts washer, and put in 3 gallons of Pinesol.

Below freezing now. May bring the...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 175,833
Posted By Zerk
Got bank of three carbs I don't want to strip...

Got bank of three carbs I don't want to strip down. Last time I did and soaked in coffee can with some stuff I got from 90s that seems to work.

I have wanted parts washer for years. But only...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 78,189
Posted By Zerk
Since I started using the Oregon for offroad,...

Since I started using the Oregon for offroad, instead of the Zumo, it has been easier to use the tracks, turninging them on and off and changing colors.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,234
Posted By Zerk
I am not sure if this is a first or not, but I...

I am not sure if this is a first or not, but I agree with you.

The bike caused the accident. Though normally when you rearend someone it is your fault. But I would hope when they cause it to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,234
Posted By Zerk
I think you are mixed up. Martin was the thug,...

I think you are mixed up. Martin was the thug, who attacked a guy, and got shot. Society is better off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,234
Posted By Zerk
Doesn't sound good for the SUV driver. ...

Doesn't sound good for the SUV driver.


Off the highway, “he is stopped again by a group of motorcyclists, he’s taken out of the car. He is assaulted,” Kelly said.
One biker can be seen on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,986
Posted By Zerk
While I argue against really loud pipes because...

While I argue against really loud pipes because it does piss people off, people who say they don't work at all are not honest with themselves.

Ya you can't hear them when they are 50 feet back,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By Zerk
We still can't rule out he is not a member.

We still can't rule out he is not a member.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 92,597
Posted By Zerk
I was going to see if I could fit a shut off...

I was going to see if I could fit a shut off valve in there. Murphs sells a kit, but I think it is strictly on or off, which seems an awful idea. You forget it one time and it is filling up with...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By Zerk
Sent it to Garmin. Post Office said it would...

Sent it to Garmin. Post Office said it would arrive Saturday, Tuesday I got email it was on the way back. $160. The case and screen are new. Probably easier to just give you a refurbished one. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 92,597
Posted By Zerk
Front end is rough on mine, first time riding I...

Front end is rough on mine, first time riding I pulled over I thought some thing was wrong. It was trailered 200 miles, don't know if the guy did something to mess up the suspension or what, when he...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 92,597
Posted By Zerk
Another jword bike left me on the side of the...

Another jword bike left me on the side of the road. Went through 7.5 gallons in 245 miles:eek1 I knew the petcock had issues, it didn't seem to leak on the ground when I kept it on reserve and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,728
Posted By Zerk
I read about alot of wrecks on here. I sometimes...

I read about alot of wrecks on here. I sometimes wonder if the gear people take more risks. Maybe people just bring it up to prove why it is a good idea to ATGATT, but I do wonder if they take...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
As opposed to what? When the BMW annual meet...

As opposed to what?

When the BMW annual meet was in town, people were complaining how much reckless they were, and I believe there was a fatality.

I remember looking and GL was over my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,728
Posted By Zerk
I have been in two accidents, they happen face...

I have been in two accidents, they happen face and there is alot if force. I was not able to react.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,728
Posted By Zerk
Just as your helmet transfers it to your neck.

Just as your helmet transfers it to your neck.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,728
Posted By Zerk
Gloves, cause you don't want to wipe your ass...

Gloves, cause you don't want to wipe your ass with bandages on.:lol3


The doc might have mentioned boots next, cause he sees that more. I wouldn't be surprised to find out ankle injuries happen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,991
Posted By Zerk
Maybe it is more likely at a shop, cause people...

Maybe it is more likely at a shop, cause people there ride bikes. Though I don't think there is a significant increase.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
I have said that. I live out of town, cause I...

I have said that. I live out of town, cause I don't like people. When I hear a bike or semi, or car, go buy, I think I need more acres and to live farther from a busy road. Having to see people is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,991
Posted By Zerk
Last week a guy on a forum had a 1/2 helmet...

Last week a guy on a forum had a 1/2 helmet stolen, after he forgot it for a few minutes. I can't imagine stealing someones sweaty helmet, especially a cheap one. Though I do worry about someone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
Since you can't read minds, it is an action to...

Since you can't read minds, it is an action to hit the horn at a time, you should be focused on the car coming into your lane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
Jap

Jap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
With a Harley you can use the horn, those Jword...

With a Harley you can use the horn, those Jword bikes need to be quite, if you have any hope of hear their horn.

Some guys are installing horns. But for a horn to work you have to already see the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,915
Posted By Zerk
I don't advocate loud pipes, but you can have...

I don't advocate loud pipes, but you can have more then one tool in your tool box. It doesn't have to be just learn how to ride. Sure you don't hear them 50 yards away. But I am not worried about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,399
Posted By Zerk
I was riding around Lake Superior, with my GF,...

I was riding around Lake Superior, with my GF, guy on sporting touring, no one on the back seat, asked why I took my bagger, when I own a Concours. I said it is just more comfortable. He told me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,868
Posted By Zerk
You should try a 800lb bike on a windy day. ...

You should try a 800lb bike on a windy day. Don't get me wrong, I think that is a cool bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 36,868
Posted By Zerk
What I find odd about the list for Iron Butt, is...

What I find odd about the list for Iron Butt, is almost all are small bikes and sport tourers. I would want a GL, LT, or an Ultra. The problem with sport touring, is the sport part, for rides like...
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