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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,642
Posted By gmk999
Tough choice.. Good on you. The bike will sell...

Tough choice.. Good on you. The bike will sell (to your GF if you play your cards right) and the kid got a lesson in responsibility. you made a kind offer (essentially to pay for his training) If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,889
Posted By gmk999
you would like my Funduro.

you would like my Funduro.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By gmk999
Hard to tell without dimentions, and surface...

Hard to tell without dimentions, and surface re-treatment (dirt, concrete, ashphalt)
Plastic culvert can be a shovel job depending on how big it is.
Cut the asphalt with a skillsaw and diamond...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 577,396
Posted By gmk999
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/...

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/IMG_6904_zpsa2fxj5ke.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/gklouman/media/IMG_6904_zpsa2fxj5ke.jpg.html)
This weekend in VT, The little Eureka is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,118
Views: 577,396
Posted By gmk999
I always say that getting out of the tent in the...

I always say that getting out of the tent in the morning is the hardest part of cold weather camping...
Solution found!!
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,832
Posted By gmk999
Call UPS they will search, also call the sender...

Call UPS they will search, also call the sender (or email). I lost some cabinet doors last winter. Both UPS and the sender were willing to get my product to me.
Sender made new doors , UPS...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,077
Posted By gmk999
Ahhh .. that's why they all him "Baldy"

Ahhh .. that's why they all him "Baldy"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,806
Posted By gmk999
My Hipster kid (32) says anything like a clean...

My Hipster kid (32) says anything like a clean old triumph or Honda with a 70ís look. for a one up.
But with a hack for two up and daily BS. he says ď hipsters are never alone , you need to bring a...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By gmk999
Tires first.. the lever is bent already.. whats a...

Tires first.. the lever is bent already.. whats a few more bends. Like said before. tires are crash protection (and confidence) the TKCís are great tires but mileage on the rears will be short 2-3k...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,234
Posted By gmk999
Iím with you on the 3/4.. Great for duking about...

Iím with you on the 3/4.. Great for duking about town and sunny day cruising, but when iím traveling I still opt for my MC style full face.
The one get off that i have had in almost 40 years was a...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By gmk999
It doesnít seem to matter what I do, it still...

It doesnít seem to matter what I do, it still takes too much concentration to see it. So...I no longer look unless Iím stopped. I use turn by turn audio through my Sena, and have assigned ringtones...
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By gmk999
So Sorry to all involved. R.I.P.

So Sorry to all involved. R.I.P.
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By gmk999
Happened to me. I used pledge for years, it...

Happened to me. I used pledge for years, it seemed great I could just gorilla the tire onto the rim, usually without spoons. Then one winter day I spun my tire leaving a snowy spot onto the ashphalt...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By gmk999
Frog toggs are cheap easy and remarkably dry.I...

Frog toggs are cheap easy and remarkably dry.I would opt that way.
My riding gear is waterproof and i still carry frog toggs in my bag JIC.
Available everywhere you go at the box sporting goods...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,382
Posted By gmk999
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/...

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/IMG_5822_2_zpsamzjf5z2.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/gklouman/media/IMG_5822_2_zpsamzjf5z2.jpg.html)
Forum: Face plant 05-06-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,829
Posted By gmk999
Sadness

Thoughts and prayers to he and his survivors.
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By gmk999
I bought a TOL GE frontload set a few years ago,...

I bought a TOL GE frontload set a few years ago, full size, energy star, HE and stackable. Itís great BUT a load set on heavy soil, (which is my daily) takes 2:45 from start to finish. 2:45 longer if...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,340
Posted By gmk999
I got a kit from Jack at Roadstercycle. the only...

I got a kit from Jack at Roadstercycle. the only wires that I had to deal with were the 3 stator wires. I spliced them and soldered then covered in shrink tubing. everything else was made to fit....
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By gmk999
The grey Alpinstars that GHO100 posted earlier is...

The grey Alpinstars that GHO100 posted earlier is a great deal and checks all the boxes for northeast gear.

I'm not a hi-Vis guy
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By gmk999
Pick a few from the sites that you think he would...

Pick a few from the sites that you think he would wear, and I'm sure you can get an opinion of them here.
I got a Fieldsheer adventure parka at closeouts for $150.. I would recommend it all day...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By gmk999
Anything he will wear and is CE certified is a...

Anything he will wear and is CE certified is a good start' Check out http://www.motorcyclecloseouts.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,212
Posted By gmk999
What? No Rotax love in da house??

What? No Rotax love in da house??
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,810
Posted By gmk999
Cycle gear has them

Cycle gear has them
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,590
Posted By gmk999
Honda 750 four with a windjammer fairing,...

Honda 750 four with a windjammer fairing, preferably in brown
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,892
Posted By gmk999
Itís my guess that if we put a camera facing...

Itís my guess that if we put a camera facing backward and reviewed the video after a day of riding, we would never ride again.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,617
Posted By gmk999
Precolater

That should say Percolator^^^
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/IMG_3124_zpsqxcp4f2r.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/gklouman/media/IMG_3124_zpsqxcp4f2r.jpg.html)
after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,537
Posted By gmk999
Happens once a month in New England

And sux everytime

Ride as safely as you can given the situation and traffic flow. When it gets dicey and you become fearful for your safety , Get off the road until the deluge passes.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,266
Posted By gmk999
First time out.. a comphy air mattress and...

First time out.. a comphy air mattress and battery pump , instant coffee, a steel cup to heat water in or to bum a cup of coffee with, a hatchet to split the wood you buy at the campground with, your...
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By gmk999
http://www.amazon.com/Contech-StayAway-Motion-Acti...

http://www.amazon.com/Contech-StayAway-Motion-Activated-Pet-Deterrent/dp/B000DZFFN4
Not as entertaining as above but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38,282
Views: 10,160,588
Posted By gmk999
[QUOTE=RobbieO;26659054]Ok, JVB, what am I doing...

[QUOTE=RobbieO;26659054]Ok, JVB, what am I doing wrong?? :lol3

Asking J V B is the first mistake
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By gmk999
LOL.. Buy Japanese like the rest of the world

LOL.. Buy Japanese like the rest of the world
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,590
Posted By gmk999
Can-am Spyder

Can-am Spyder
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,517
Posted By gmk999
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By gmk999
Deglosser doesnít nescesarily take the visible...

Deglosser doesnít nescesarily take the visible gloss off of the surface, but ďopens ď it up for the new coating to adhere.
Just make sure to coat within the perscribed time .
Otherwise just scuff...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,988
Posted By gmk999
Seems to me that High speed lane splitting is...

Seems to me that High speed lane splitting is becoming a ďThingĒ in my part of the East Coast. Between the fast and lesser lane and at about 70-80 MPH.
Iíve seen it at least ten times since the...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,445
Posted By gmk999
Any 2-3 man Freestanding backpacking tent where...

Any 2-3 man Freestanding backpacking tent where the fly goes all the way to the ground is good.Personal preference from there.. 2 entry, vestibule size and orientation are all up to what you think...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,467
Posted By gmk999
Any link to The kill switch incident in moto3? ...

Any link to The kill switch incident in moto3?
I like soccer. I think Fox just moved the channels arround (fs1-fs2). I saw the other GPís on my guide but only recorded the last one.
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By gmk999
You have the structure there so you are slightly...

You have the structure there so you are slightly ahead of the game as far as site work, permits etc. but you might as well re skin it with Insulated pannels , doors , floor wire..etc.
My estimate...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,319
Posted By gmk999
I just sized up a pair of riding pants (mine are...

I just sized up a pair of riding pants (mine are Olympia) to fit over. Waterproof armored and the legs zip all the way up to put on easily over pants and boots.
They are my go to now, as I dislike...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 24,746
Posted By gmk999
I carry it just fine, as Iím sure you know itís...

I carry it just fine, as Iím sure you know itís all in how you pack. Granted it is mostly a winter multi day tent for me but the few pounds that the bike has to cary are a fair trade for being able...
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