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Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,314
Views: 665,948
Posted By Toompine
Rally vs Adventure

Could not agree more. I have a Tenere 1200 and love it...but I am in exactly the same boat. Coming from a dirt background the Adventure bikes seemed the perfect mix. While the Tenere is very good...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Toompine
Tires on the Dalton

Did it last June on Heideneau K60's. Ran the entire 9,000 miles on one set of tires and had at least 1,500 left in them.

I thought they were great on the road; wet or dry, worked great in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 56,555
Posted By Toompine
Years ago (decades) when streaking was all the...

Years ago (decades) when streaking was all the rage there was an occurance with alcohal,:freaky camp fire and a naked body in riding boots running and jumping over the fire. :clap Was going fine...
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 77,376
Posted By Toompine
Could have just hung it from the fence:clap

Could have just hung it from the fence:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,057
Posted By Toompine
Could Have been more like this

Home built job, works good, off road capable, big ass tires, nice SV motor. Suzuki, call me up and I will tell you how I built it
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 108,274
Posted By Toompine
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Actually works pretty good. It was a bike I had sitting the garage as my regular ride was a Multistrada. I have a Super Ténéré on order and knew I would be...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 108,274
Posted By Toompine
Lurking on this thread. I put Kenda Big Blocks...

Lurking on this thread. I put Kenda Big Blocks on a converted SV650 and figured I woud get better mileage out of you big bikes. Not really. This weekend was 1000+ miles of riding; dirt gravel for...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 734
Posted By Toompine
Chain is kinked. Even if you cant see it that is...

Chain is kinked. Even if you cant see it that is what it is. Get a new chain
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 296,727
Posted By Toompine
Tractor Supply Company - like about $5 for a tube...

Tractor Supply Company - like about $5 for a tube and a cap
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 296,727
Posted By Toompine
Big thanks on that link:clap

Big thanks on that link:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 296,727
Posted By Toompine
JEGS.com.... big website. can you elaborate on...

JEGS.com.... big website. can you elaborate on the part number or name? Thanks
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 398,114
Posted By Toompine
I have seen it done and the bike being pushed was...

I have seen it done and the bike being pushed was a big BMW. Worked way better than a tow rope
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,039
Posted By Toompine
+10 on that. Ran them on my Multistrada and they...

+10 on that. Ran them on my Multistrada and they were beyond great
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25,640
Views: 4,846,054
Posted By Toompine
Can someone clue me to the differences between...

Can someone clue me to the differences between the Odessey and the Safari?
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,889
Posted By Toompine
Febreze<SUP class=sup>®</SUP> Fabric...

Febreze<SUP class=sup>®</SUP> Fabric Refresher<SUP class=sup></SUP> spray

http://www.febreze.com/en_US/producttype/febreze_fabric_refresher.do

Any grocery store, cheap, easy. Will absoluty...
Forum: Trials 05-08-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,262
Posted By Toompine
Ray Peters?

[QUOTE=brewtus;15816368]Just got back from Texas and downloaded some pics. Nothing special, unfortunately. I never could find the pros on Saturday and then volunteered to score a section on Sunday,...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,169
Posted By Toompine
Agreed...I have the GCI Xpress lounger and it...

Agreed...I have the GCI Xpress lounger and it folds up really easy, is 17" x17" x 2" folded but is 9 lbs. I can set it up in less than 5 seconds and it is a ful size chair that you can drink in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 187,773
Posted By Toompine
Oh no!!!!!:eek1 I just got to the end of the...

Oh no!!!!!:eek1 I just got to the end of the posts. I wasn't expecting that. I have been on this vicarious ride for a week or more now, reading late into the night, thinking of all the planning...
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Toompine
Uhhhh.... Astroglide:evil .. Really, very...

Uhhhh.... Astroglide:evil .. Really, very slippery but dries up with no mess :eek1 Small bottle, easy to pack.

My wife asked why the Astroglide was in the garage:rofl:rofl:rofl

Never...
Forum: Vendors 04-09-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,482
Posted By Toompine
out

out
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By Toompine
+1 on this set. I have one and it is perfect. ...

+1 on this set. I have one and it is perfect. Can also pack a a lot in. side
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 100,101
Posted By Toompine
Got my bladder and a few days later the filter...

Got my bladder and a few days later the filter arrived. I have been looking at bladders for a year now. I have one I got from Aerostich with the big open top and one in my Camelback which is...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By Toompine
YES they even have fingerless:eek1 waterproof...

YES they even have fingerless:eek1 waterproof leather gloves. Go figure:lol3
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,482
Posted By Toompine
I wil stay in

I am still in need and still interested
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 100,101
Posted By Toompine
I ordered last week and got an email from Bob...

I ordered last week and got an email from Bob Geiger today on the filter. Really comforting when you get that kind of follow up communication.:clap

Will post when it arrives
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By Toompine
Picture 3

If you are using a standard hacksaw blade it slips down into the handle to make it easier to use
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By Toompine
Next picture

This is with the saw blade inserted
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 1,014,311
Posted By Toompine
JUst bough this saw tool

I saw a Sazall sawblad gripped by a Vicegrip in an earlier post and was most impressed by the dual purpose nature of the combination. I also liked that it used the heavy reciprocating blade instead...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 875,979
Posted By Toompine
http://www.waspworks.com/gallery/supertenere/WASPW...

http://www.waspworks.com/gallery/supertenere/WASPWORKS%20Super%20Tenere%20010910_03.jpg

What is the distance from the end of the rack to the rear of the seat? (The total length of both flat rack...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Toompine
+1 on the Autocom. The only one I have used that...

+1 on the Autocom. The only one I have used that actually works while you are riding (as opposed to being stopped or under 25 mph).
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,159
Posted By Toompine
I remember wood poles. Big ones maybe 3/4" in...

I remember wood poles. Big ones maybe 3/4" in diameter. Think I had those with my army surplus pup tent in Boy Scouts. Remember those, two tent halfs that buttoned together. You hoped your tent...
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 342,051
Posted By Toompine
Brady, so i have read most of this thread and you...

Brady, so i have read most of this thread and you appear to be unafraid to take on anything that requires sewing. I have two very diverse needs.

The first is a custom vinyl seat cover for a...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 2,624,656
Posted By Toompine
I am suprised that bike will haul all that and a...

I am suprised that bike will haul all that and a rider. It is a 90cc at best, maybe even 50cc. Of course it might be the modded version and it is 110cc:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,214
Posted By Toompine
I agree that the bike is unlikely to fall over on...

I agree that the bike is unlikely to fall over on its own.

That if you are riding a dirt bike you will likely be able to use tent stakes (except above the treeline in the granite rocks)

You...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By Toompine
Just to hijack the thread a moment. I am in...

Just to hijack the thread a moment. I am in Sacramento too. Wonder how many on this forum in the area.

Back on track, if you need somebody downtown maybe Ed at Porter Sprague, 12th between G...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,137
Posted By Toompine
Wicked Also Astroglide:rofl Honestly, works really good...

Also Astroglide:rofl Honestly, works really good getting that tire to sliiiiide on:clap
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,482
Posted By Toompine
omg:rofl:rofl:rofl:clap:clap:rofl:rofl

omg:rofl:rofl:rofl:clap:clap:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,584
Posted By Toompine
Be carefull how much you load in that. 16 lbs...

Be carefull how much you load in that. 16 lbs plus contents that far past the rear axle will make for a light front wheel. I did that in the 70s on a '67 Bonneville with a home made rack and a lot...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,840
Posted By Toompine
I have a small tent (Hubba one person), a really...

I have a small tent (Hubba one person), a really small tent (off brand, not a lot bigger than a bivy) and a mid size two person tent. None are large to pack. I like the Hubba the best.

1) Small...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Toompine
Right ankle, left hip:eek1

Right ankle, left hip:eek1
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