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Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 64,576
Posted By snorty
Here's a link to one Inmate's piezo igniter...

Here's a link to one Inmate's piezo igniter solution (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21342012&postcount=73). I fabbed one this week to fix my strip. Just gotta let the rain clear...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 102,609
Posted By snorty
2009 r1200gs

Just crossed 40200 miles when I filled the tank this week. It's a great bike and definitely a keeper.
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,154
Views: 886,853
Posted By snorty
That's a deal! I just ordered a set to replace...

That's a deal! I just ordered a set to replace some IPV halogens that work great but are hard on the battery. :clap
Forum: Upcoming 06-19-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,367
Posted By snorty
I'm also a noob in the dirt. Looking forward to...

I'm also a noob in the dirt. Looking forward to learning some basic dirt skills. This looks like a great way to get my feet wet and my bike dirty. :D
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,630
Posted By snorty
Thumb That looks excellent. I'll have to install it on...

That looks excellent. I'll have to install it on my iPhone. I love the way it "awesome-izes" the cathedral shot. Plus the sharing feature is really handy.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By snorty
Jesse Odyssey (http://www.jesseluggage.com/) bags...

Jesse Odyssey (http://www.jesseluggage.com/) bags rock. They are really big, hold a ton of stuff and seal tight. However, they aren't the lightest and cost a mint. Still, I'd buy then again if I...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By snorty
Talking Hooning a Scooter

I just saw this video on Jalopnik and thought I would share it:

http://vimeo.com/29921423

The guy kicks it on a scooter in a skate park. I really dig it, except for the lack of a helmet. Oh...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-18-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,769
Posted By snorty
Also try Searchtempest. You can find mopeds...

Also try Searchtempest. You can find mopeds within driving range without having to visit each site individually.

http://www.searchtempest.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 09-17-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By snorty
Thanks guys! I'm going to send the eBay link to...

Thanks guys! I'm going to send the eBay link to her. It looks like there are a couple of options to choose from. Anything they need to know before pulling the trigger?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By snorty
It's not a GSA, but the rear pads on my '09 GS...

It's not a GSA, but the rear pads on my '09 GS were just replaced at 25k. The fronts are still OK. Went with EBCs instead of OEM pads for about a third the cost. I've run EBC pads on other Beemers...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By snorty
WTB: rear wheel for '86 Elite 150

I'm posting this for a friend. About six weeks ago her beau hit a pothole and bent the rear wheel of his friend's '86 Honda Elite 150. The bike is OK, but he wants to make it right. Does anyone have...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-06-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By snorty
I'm partial to the blue. It would be sweet with...

I'm partial to the blue. It would be sweet with the tan seat cover.

That said, the matte black looks kind of Darth Vader-like. I really like how industrial the black looks with the '80s style...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,271
Posted By snorty
Metzeler or Michelin. Both will give you decent...

Metzeler or Michelin. Both will give you decent mileage. These brands cost a little more than Avon or Bridgestone, but you should be happy with either brand. Stay on top of inflation and you should...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By snorty
+1 for the SW-Motech light mounts from Twisted...

+1 for the SW-Motech light mounts from Twisted Throttle (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/5217/692/). Initially, I put a set of Best Rest light mounts on my '09 to hold a set of IPF...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,030
Posted By snorty
I've been a Mac user since the early '90s....

I've been a Mac user since the early '90s. Remember when every story about Apple was how long it would be before they closed their doors? :)

The last few Macs I've purchased have been refurbs....
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 906
Posted By snorty
Here you go... http://bit.ly/jGtdlA

Here you go...

http://bit.ly/jGtdlA
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,044
Posted By snorty
My wife has an original iPad 3G. She hasn't used...

My wife has an original iPad 3G. She hasn't used 3G yet, but knows that it's a great option for when we go to the beach. Her iPad has an Otterbox Defender case.

There are some great ebooks from...
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,953
Posted By snorty
Here is a decent article on how to design an...

Here is a decent article on how to design an iconic logo:

http://designfestival.com/logo-design-101-six-tips-for-creating-iconic-logos/
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,953
Posted By snorty
What Bruce said. I also push pixels for a living....

What Bruce said. I also push pixels for a living. Good logos are really hard to create when you are throwing the kitchen sink at it. Simplify the logo to the basic idea. A great logo can be printed...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By snorty
I am a Mac guy from way back when all the news...

I am a Mac guy from way back when all the news about Apple was when it was going to go out of business. I've come to really love the OS. Anyhow, the Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is a decent site...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-06-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,027
Posted By snorty
First off, that is one cool moped! It will be a...

First off, that is one cool moped! It will be a nice addition to your stable [2002 tii :tb]. If you use Google Chrome (http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95346), it has...
Forum: Vendors 01-12-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By snorty
NewEnough is now MotorcycleGear.com

Just got this email:

________________________________

We Are Now MotorcycleGear.com! (http://www.motorcyclegear.com/)

Today is a big day for us. This is the first day our site will appear...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By snorty
I just returned a Commander in XL to...

I just returned a Commander in XL to newenough.com. They have the jacket on closeout at $210...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-25-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,310
Posted By snorty
Custom Cubs

Corpses from Hell has a cool set of pix (http://corpsesfromhell.blogspot.com/2010/12/customised-honda-cubs.html) of chopped, spindled and mutilated Honda Cubs.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,265
Posted By snorty
I've got a Timbuk2 bag that I won in 1993. I use...

I've got a Timbuk2 bag that I won in 1993. I use it everyday and pack it on trips. It's a great bag, better than any canvas knapsack I ever owned.

The Chrome, Crumpler and Aerostich bags are all...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,047
Posted By snorty
I picked up a set of Hippo Hands off the Flea...

I picked up a set of Hippo Hands off the Flea Market. They are great at blocking the wind. I wear my elkskin gauntlets under them. It's not summer warm, but my knuckles don't feel like ice cubes...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By snorty
I ride a 2009 R1200GS. I have a set of IPF 968s...

I ride a 2009 R1200GS. I have a set of IPF 968s (http://www.bestrestproducts.com/p-198-ipf-968-lights-new-09.aspx) on my bike. I bought the lights from Costco since they had the best deal at the...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,116
Posted By snorty
First off, great video Anthony. I'm sold, but...

First off, great video Anthony. I'm sold, but want more info on the helmet so I did a quick search. Here is a Shoei Qwest helmet review (http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/shoei/qwest/) from...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,691
Posted By snorty
Turtle Fur Windtech Shellaclava

I use a Turtle Fur Windtech Shellaclava (http://www.snowshack.com/product_detail.asp?T1=SNW+TF-04147&trk_src_ss=SNWGBASEWEBMACSS%7CSEO%7CGB%7C). It blocks the wind around my neck, yet it's not bulky...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,269
Posted By snorty
+1 on the iJet. I have the iJet Nav model. It...

+1 on the iJet. I have the iJet Nav model. It works great with a 3rd gen Nano as well as the current iPhone 4. I put the remote on a BMWRA lanyard that I wear around my neck. It's easy to change...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,780
Posted By snorty
And very expensive...

And very expensive...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,605
Posted By snorty
Got mine today! Yay free swag!

Got mine today! Yay free swag!
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,612
Posted By snorty
I picked up a pair of these FirstGear leather...

I picked up a pair of these FirstGear leather overpants (http://www.newenough.com/street/closeouts/leather_suits_jackets_and_pants/first_gear/sport_tour_motorcycle_overpants.html) from NewEnough for...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,820
Posted By snorty
I like Olympia gear. I'm using AirGlide 2 pants...

I like Olympia gear. I'm using AirGlide 2 pants and a hi-viz Bushwacker while the weather is warm. Once the weather shifts, I'll be wearing Aerostich AD-1 overpants with a Darien jacket.

My wife...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-29-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 115,545
Posted By snorty
There are a couple of things you can do: open a...

There are a couple of things you can do: open a free Photobucket (http://photobucket.com/) account and post the IMG links. Or opt for a SmugMug (http://www.smugmug.com/) account (benefits ADV...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-28-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By snorty
It's a moped, not a scooter. That said, Tomos...

It's a moped, not a scooter. That said, Tomos seems to make a decent ride. They are the most common mopeds on my local Craigslist. I really like the way the Targa LX models look, sort of like a small...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,985
Posted By snorty
Is it the type of metal?

I think it's the metal. Stainless steel changes color to brown from what I understand. Chrome will turn blue. You can polish the chrome but I think the stainless pipes stay the same. Some folks go...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By snorty
+1 on Olympia. Also look at First Gear. TCX (was...

+1 on Olympia. Also look at First Gear. TCX (was Oxtar) makes great goretex boots.

If you are willing to shop online, Newenough (http://www.newenough.com/) has a great selection. WebBikeWorld...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,867
Posted By snorty
Looking forward to the iPhone version of...

Looking forward to the iPhone version of Adaptunes. Looks like a great app.

I found TripAdvisor (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tripadvisor-hotels-flights/id284876795?mt=8) to be quite handy on...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By snorty
I have Olympia gear as well as Aerostich gear....

I have Olympia gear as well as Aerostich gear. Both are decent quality. I bought a Phantom a couple of years ago when I was riding a K1200RS. It's a great commuting suit. I haven't wanted to wear it...
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