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Forum: Face plant 02-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,927
Posted By Mulligan
Instead of following the path of the SUV, the...

Instead of following the path of the SUV, the rider must have begun to veer to the right before braking. Otherwise he'd have fallen to the left.

In any event, the basic lesson here is to avoid...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,565
Posted By Mulligan
Revzilla has a review...

Revzilla has a review (http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/klim-adventure-rally-jacket).
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,824
Posted By Mulligan
I’ve noticed that most people don’t know the...

I’ve noticed that most people don’t know the difference between a separated shoulder and a dislocated shoulder. Before I was injured, I didn’t. A dislocated shoulder is when the ball joint at the...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,824
Posted By Mulligan
The Rainier jacket is no longer being sold, but...

The Rainier jacket is no longer being sold, but people may be considering buying used ones, so I guess it’s not a complete waste of time to report on my experience. I’ve had two 2010 model Rainiers....
Forum: Face plant 03-13-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,948
Posted By Mulligan
What brand gear (jacket/armor) were you wearing? ...

What brand gear (jacket/armor) were you wearing?

I'm shopping for something that provides good protection. Your experience is a pretty good endorsement for whatever you were wearing.
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,976
Posted By Mulligan
Another option

If you happen to have a 12V 1A power supply (a wall-wart), you can clip the plug off and connect the wires across the battery terminals (same polarity) using clips to hold the wires in place....
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
Nathan, Really enjoying the pictures and...

Nathan,

Really enjoying the pictures and your occasional commentaries. I have roots in Kansas and Colorado, so am seeing many familiar scenes. Visited the Garden of the Gods when I was a wee lad...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,473
Posted By Mulligan
Dry? Not my experience

I've had two 2010 Rainiers and both leaked like a sieve at the forearm zipper. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18059590&postcount=38
Is the construction at the zipper different in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
What platypus said, illustrated: ...

What platypus said, illustrated:

http://i832.photobucket.com/albums/zz242/Nenanadr/Stromtrooper/ct105camchain.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
Cool. If you don't have to do it to make a...

Cool.

If you don't have to do it to make a living, welding is one of the most fun things you can do with your pants on. (And I definitely don't recommend welding without your pants on.)
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
Taking the wrong things seriously is a chronic...

Taking the wrong things seriously is a chronic failing of mine.

Trying to keep my post short, I breezed past the part where I complimented your writing. I think it’s a lot more than charming. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
Nathan's read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle...

Nathan's read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance [http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10646406&postcount=1265].
I sat and read a book; Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, a...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,681
Posted By Mulligan
Wetness

I have the 2010 Rainier.

The first time I rode in the rain—hard rain, but only for about 10 minutes—both of my sleeves looked this:
...
Forum: Latin America 09-28-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 890
Posted By Mulligan
He's referring to La Paz, Mexico.

He's referring to La Paz, Mexico.
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,525,083
Posted By Mulligan
Hey Nathan, Enjoyed seeing the place where...

Hey Nathan,

Enjoyed seeing the place where you run your global book distribution operation. Here in America, there's a history of fabulously successful enterprises being started in someone's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By Mulligan
You can estimate of how much effect a change in...

You can estimate of how much effect a change in temperature will have on valve clearance.

The coefficient of thermal expansion of steel is about 0.000007 in/in/deg F.

The total length of the...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,391
Posted By Mulligan
It's important to emphasize that the value...

It's important to emphasize that the value "crowfoot length" in the above equation refers to the component of the crowfoot length that is parallel to the torque wrench.

Examples:
(1) If the...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By Mulligan
The DL650 service manual calls for the pin end...

The DL650 service manual calls for the pin end diameter to be 5.5 - 5.8 mm (0.217 - 0.228 in). It says that should happen after you've turned the pressure bolt in the tool about 7/8 of a turn. DID V8...
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