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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,208
Posted By Bill the Duck
+1 on the nice shots. I think I stayed in the...

+1 on the nice shots. I think I stayed in the same campsite you did in the OP. It was a bit more crowded when I was there, only one or two empty sites.

Thanks for the thread!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Bill the Duck
That makes a nice loop, but I know what you mean...

That makes a nice loop, but I know what you mean about it getting hot! My summer rides were mainly up onto the Mogollon Rim. Check out Highway 191 if you haven't yet. There used to be a nice cheap...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By Bill the Duck
Reminded me of my first RR, had to go re-read it....

Reminded me of my first RR, had to go re-read it.

Nice report! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,181
Posted By Bill the Duck
(Warning, shameless self-promotion below.) ...

(Warning, shameless self-promotion below.)

:deal I can help with that. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975320)

:D (I did warn you.)
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 95,885
Posted By Bill the Duck
Still moving? (The web site is down...)

Still moving? (The web site is down...)
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,036
Posted By Bill the Duck
Just did mine. I used a steel ruler and wash...

Just did mine. I used a steel ruler and wash cloth to get down into the crack, then lubed the crack with Dow teflon spray and waxed (actual candle wax) the foam seal.

I tweaked my left-side case...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-04-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Nope, sorry. The supply-side is as per TT...

Nope, sorry. The supply-side is as per TT instructions with the two holes in the standard tank. I was just describing the vent lines.

Carry on.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
The TT instructions actually have you connect the...

The TT instructions actually have you connect the vents via a really long length of fuel hose. Goes from the main tank vent, around the back end of the bike under the seat, forward to the cockpit,...
Forum: Vendors 11-10-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Bill the Duck
fotomote: Advanced DSLR Photography Simplified

Hi folks! Boy have I got a sweet deal for you! Ever wish you could take timelapse sequences with your DSLR like this?

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="640" height="360"...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By Bill the Duck
Because I can't plan ahead... Do you have a...

Because I can't plan ahead...

Do you have a set of K60's for an F800? 150/70-17 and 90/90-21 in stock to install Tues. or Weds. this week?
Forum: Regional forums 04-13-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 127,124
Posted By Bill the Duck
Hi. My name is Bill and I am a weather wimp... ...

Hi. My name is Bill and I am a weather wimp...








A smug, self-satisfied, warm and comfortable weather wimp. :deal :D Leaving Monday AM for THC by way of Big Bend. The weather...
Forum: Regional forums 04-07-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 127,124
Posted By Bill the Duck
I'm trying to trade a chain lube for a bunk in...

I'm trying to trade a chain lube for a bunk in Texas the next weekend. Anything for a buck.
Forum: Regional forums 04-06-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 127,124
Posted By Bill the Duck
I've done considerable buffing and polishing, so...

I've done considerable buffing and polishing, so to speak. Sanding shouldn't be too different. Is this the Ferrari?
Forum: Regional forums 04-06-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 127,124
Posted By Bill the Duck
Weather calls for a rainy Friday. How many...

Weather calls for a rainy Friday. How many people does your RV sleep? :ear
Forum: Regional forums 04-06-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 127,124
Posted By Bill the Duck
You are definitely on the watch list. :nod ...

You are definitely on the watch list. :nod

So anyway, is registration closed yet? I think I can squeeze this in before Trip's THC thingy in TX. Of course I'll need to get somebody to give me a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Or bedliner... ...

Or bedliner...
http://bill-the-duck.smugmug.com/photos/809653167_mLcEh-XL.jpg

:D

Leafman60: If the price seems to high for you I would advise you not to buy one. There's no charge for this...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
OK, finally got sufficient motivation and time to...

OK, finally got sufficient motivation and time to check on this. I see the "T" fitting, but there are two check valves, one between the "T" and the TT tank and the other between the "T" and the main...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-04-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
I'm planning to try to adapt my Aerostitch tank...

I'm planning to try to adapt my Aerostitch tank panniers. I think it's possible, but will be ugly and might present an air flow problem. Ugly I'm OK with. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 47,147
Posted By Bill the Duck
Very cool Sean! Only complaint is that your...

Very cool Sean! Only complaint is that your beach photography could stand some improvement. :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
May I suggest you start a dedicated thread? ...

May I suggest you start a dedicated thread? :lol3

BTW, how would you affix it to the bike? Maybe a topcase? Workable but a bad place to put wieght, yes? Would you plumb it into the fuel system...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-06-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
So if "done right", I can have both tanks full,...

So if "done right", I can have both tanks full, petcocks (<- funny word) open? I figured I would need to keep the petcocks (heh) closed until the main was down to about 1/3 or so... It would be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-04-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
OK, so I'm getting a garage full of gas fumes...

OK, so I'm getting a garage full of gas fumes when the front tank is full. Anybody else having this issue? I see no obvious leaks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-10-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Touch up bedliner? Like with duct tape? ...

Touch up bedliner? Like with duct tape?


("drain issues when full"? :ear )
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-09-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Now you see the brilliance of bedliner, yes? :lol3

Now you see the brilliance of bedliner, yes? :lol3
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,219
Posted By Bill the Duck
If they don't pinch, or if they don't squeak,...

If they don't pinch, or if they don't squeak, you're not doing it right.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
:ilmostro

:ilmostro
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,219
Posted By Bill the Duck
Well bitten. :lol3 The Dupont stuff dries...

Well bitten. :lol3 The Dupont stuff dries tack-free. If it doesn't last I'll try saddle soap. The last time I used saddle soap was on an old non-biking leather jacket and it squeaked when I moved...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
If you wore it a bit lower it would hide your...

If you wore it a bit lower it would hide your nuts.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Ah, you're red-bike-guy, right? I have a mind...

Ah, you're red-bike-guy, right? I have a mind like a steel sieve. :deal

Mine now looks totally black from the back. Seeing the orang bits is like seeing its underwear. Tres sexy. :nod
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,219
Posted By Bill the Duck
:nono Chain lube. :D Or at least what I've...

:nono

Chain lube. :D Or at least what I've decided to try for chain lube...

Dupont GP Lube...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Gray? :yawn :lol3

Gray? :yawn







:lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-21-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
That is correct. Wanna buy my old ones? They're...

That is correct. Wanna buy my old ones? They're orange. The'd look pretty good on one of the older gray ones... :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Could be a general airflow issue. The tank...

Could be a general airflow issue. The tank removes the surround bits around the ignition and the ducts on the sides, so airflow is definitely different. I would have noticed it prior I'm pretty...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-02-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Here's the whistle fix. :D ...

Here's the whistle fix. :D

http://bill-the-duck.smugmug.com/photos/825737590_3noyt-L.jpg

Can't really see it but I think it's a stock part, made of that black plastic crap.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,219
Posted By Bill the Duck
They make my feet stink. Or maybe it's the other...

They make my feet stink. Or maybe it's the other way around.



All day comfy. :thumb (I apparently bought the Rains...)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Bigguns? :dunno Dunno really, haven't...

Bigguns? :dunno

Dunno really, haven't gotten that far yet. At 6.25 pounds per gallon plus say 10 pounds for the tank, that makes an extra 40-ish pounds. Given that I'm also short for my weight,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
OK, so I guess I'll need new front springs too....

OK, so I guess I'll need new front springs too. :D Thanks for the vote of confidence, I actually like the new bulbous look. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,322
Posted By Bill the Duck
You don't write...you don't call....... :waysad

You don't write...you don't call....... :waysad
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
Thanks. You're absolutely right. In fact, I now...

Thanks. You're absolutely right. In fact, I now have a 350+ mile bike, but still have a 150-mile ass. I guess I'll just have to take my rest stops somewhere-fucking-else than a gas station. :D I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 108,253
Posted By Bill the Duck
OK, taped up some of the other bits and stuffed...

OK, taped up some of the other bits and stuffed rags into gaps around the beak. Geared up and took off down the street. No whistle! :thumb Stop and remove a bit of tape. Still gone. Repeat. ...
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