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Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By acesandeights
Good movie!

Good movie!
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
I always install my tires with the wheel on the...

I always install my tires with the wheel on the bike. It's a little more difficult, but worth it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
Wow, you're a heavy packer! That's what we take...

Wow, you're a heavy packer! That's what we take when riding two up for a week. We alternate days wearing the pants. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 91,774
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Posted By acesandeights
I have Nelson Riggs Adventure Dry Saddle Bags ...

I have Nelson Riggs Adventure Dry Saddle Bags
http://www.nelsonrigg.com/store/product.aspx?pid=1678

There is enough room to carry a month's worth of stuff, depending on your stuff ;) They work...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By acesandeights
Snowfall around here has been dismal. We have...

Snowfall around here has been dismal. We have very little snow pack compared to some other years. One thing you can do is check tripcheck.com and look at the road cams. Obviously these are "roads"...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
Have you ever used a fly with a lightweight...

Have you ever used a fly with a lightweight spinning rod/reel? It can work damned well, and it's mostly what I use now.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
I have a Daiwa four piece rod, Spinmatic pack...

I have a Daiwa four piece rod, Spinmatic pack rod. It's slick as snot.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By acesandeights
I have a box of 50 CCI CB Long Subsonic that I...

I have a box of 50 CCI CB Long Subsonic that I bought by mistake. If you're ever in So Oregon and want it, let me know.

http://www.cci-ammunition.com/products/detail.aspx?use=1&loadNo=0038
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,267
Posted By acesandeights
If a vehicle is unfound for 30 days (in my state)...

If a vehicle is unfound for 30 days (in my state) it is declared a total loss by the insurance company and the owner is paid for the vehicle. The OP was paid by the insurance company, therefore the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,994
Posted By acesandeights
Great job with the calendar Scott. Seeing...

Great job with the calendar Scott.

Seeing everything listed together makes things easy. Already signed up/paid for:

Mt Scott Spring Dualsport
Black Dog AMA National DS
Fort Rock AMA...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By acesandeights
It was my bad. I wasn't using Firefox. Tried it...

It was my bad. I wasn't using Firefox. Tried it in Firefox and it worked immediately and perfectly.
Forum: Racing 04-13-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 32,829
Posted By acesandeights
... It was my bad. I wasn't using...

...


It was my bad. I wasn't using Firefox. Tried it in Firefox and it worked immediately and perfectly.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By acesandeights
Thanks. Will do. Great program!

Thanks. Will do. Great program!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By acesandeights
I love playing around with Rally Navigator. I've...

I love playing around with Rally Navigator. I've gotten a great route lined up and am at the point I want to print and ride to confirm the mileages. Unfortunately it won't print, wide, narrow,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
My guess if it's rocky, your foot is hitting it...

My guess if it's rocky, your foot is hitting it while bouncing around. Just try to make sure the ball of your foot/boot is on the peg or maybe even further back if your foot is still near/covering...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By acesandeights
I wear a lot of Filson http://www.filson.com...

I wear a lot of Filson http://www.filson.com waxed cotton (tin cloth) and it's not very breathable. It's not completely water proof, but is HIGHLY water resistant. The part I don't like is the lack...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
You can increase legroom and lower the bike. In...

You can increase legroom and lower the bike. In fact, lowering a bike doesn't typically change the amount of legroom while riding. No need to cringe :cry Most people aren't 6'4".
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
+1. I've had a front knobbie for thousands of...

+1. I've had a front knobbie for thousands of miles and run 80+ mph without issue. Unless your tire is worn in a way to cause this, I think you have something else going on.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By acesandeights
Thank you. That's very cool.

Thank you. That's very cool.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
I think Derek is hilarious. Edited to add: ...

I think Derek is hilarious.

Edited to add: He's a comedic genius.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 34,145
Posted By acesandeights
I don't like quoting large posts, but you're spot...

I don't like quoting large posts, but you're spot on. I posted essentially the same thing early in this thread, as it was explained to me by a local Kawasaki dealer. It is marketing, that's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
Is that in riding gear and will you carry any...

Is that in riding gear and will you carry any luggage? I know this isn't JM, but we'll probably needs pics of your gal to give you a proper answer.

I'm about 220 lbs and have .70 front and 8.1...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By acesandeights
You can also try the League of Oregon Cities....

You can also try the League of Oregon Cities. Most cities are members and many post their jobs on the League website:

http://www.orcities.org/
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By acesandeights
A 600-mile day is a long day on any dirt-oriented...

A 600-mile day is a long day on any dirt-oriented dual sport. Seat upgrades are easy to make though.

On the highway, a DRZ will get the job done, just not comfortably. A DR or XRL will get the job...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,285
Posted By acesandeights
I don't. They hang there and look like they...

I don't. They hang there and look like they would get close to swinging into the tire, but they don't. I had them up like in your pic at first, but I lowered them and I think they ride better...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,285
Posted By acesandeights
I think you have them too high, with the stress...

I think you have them too high, with the stress right at the attachment point. If you hang the bags slightly lower, with the straps hanging over the sides slightly more the stress wont be as strong...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,887
Posted By acesandeights
Generic Answer

If you want a street bike that can do dirt, KLR. If you want a dirt bike that can do street, DR.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,531
Posted By acesandeights
It was obviously for the wheels. j/k, thieves...

It was obviously for the wheels. j/k, thieves suck.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
When was the last time you changed the oil?

When was the last time you changed the oil?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
It does seem like there is a abv kick going on...

It does seem like there is a abv kick going on now with smaller/craft/micros. I'm not a fan of a beer based on abv, but I'm happy to have the brewer print the abv so I know what I'm getting into.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
I like the Nelson Riggs Adventure Saddle Bags (I...

I like the Nelson Riggs Adventure Saddle Bags (I think that's what they are called). They are roll top dry bags. They work well for me.

I mounted a Roto Pax 1g gas and 1g water container to a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 34,145
Posted By acesandeights
I had it happen while trying to buy a Land Rover...

I had it happen while trying to buy a Land Rover Defender 90. No one wanted to help the long-haired surfer dude. I ended up with a Jeep Wrangler and spent the difference in cost on farkles.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,945
Posted By acesandeights
Good deal! Glad you found a place. So, when...

Good deal! Glad you found a place. So, when you're settled in, let me know.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
There is a lot of volcanic rock in Oregon which...

There is a lot of volcanic rock in Oregon which is tough on tires.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
Wouldn't it be cheaper and easier to carry one or...

Wouldn't it be cheaper and easier to carry one or two 21" tube(s) than to swap out wheels?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
You're

You're
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By acesandeights
18185 ?

18185 ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 91,774
Views: 17,087,359
Posted By acesandeights
I'm not an expert, but I think you're missing the...

I'm not an expert, but I think you're missing the gasket on that thing.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By acesandeights
I'm just wondering why you don't use the stairs,...

I'm just wondering why you don't use the stairs, or a ladder, like most of us :D
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