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Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 50,022
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Xyzzy, Excellent idea to check the hub...

Xyzzy,
Excellent idea to check the hub pattern-I was trying to figure out how to check bolt patterns via the wheel.,

"Note: I have no idea what else needs to match for you to switch a wheel."...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 50,022
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Anybody know if a regular 1800 rear wheel would...

Anybody know if a regular 1800 rear wheel would fit the Valk?
I'm looking at building the ultimate Hack Tug, and the new Valk (at 150 lbs lighter than a Wing) looks interesting. I think this would...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,455
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks for the responses guys. Bad news and good...

Thanks for the responses guys. Bad news and good news...

1. Canada is out of L - although good news for those more portly than I:...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,455
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hmm. Glad you were successful. Wanna sell it? ...

Hmm. Glad you were successful. Wanna sell it?
Edit: Did they have any more on the shelf?

At least on the KLIM website I found, they are out of stock of all the Hi-Vis sizes:...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,455
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Wow - I have been looking for awhile as well, but...

Wow - I have been looking for awhile as well, but did not think to post here. Good idea...

So, anybody else know where to get a large, HiVis Induction?

TIA.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,529
Posted By Pago Cruiser
THAT will (help) keep you alive. Good...

THAT will (help) keep you alive.

Good post, good info, and good luck. I'd like to hear where that "80% of head-on collisions happen off the road" came from. Interesting stat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,038
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Arizona. Hey Rhubarb - what percentage of your...

Arizona.
Hey Rhubarb - what percentage of your total premiums is the uninsured/underinsured line items?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,038
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Were you paying 80% of your premium for Uninsured...

Were you paying 80% of your premium for Uninsured and Underinsured coverage? On EACH bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,038
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Multi Bike Insurance?

Hope this is in the right forum...
Just got my insurance renewal, and I'm bummed. Currently insured with Progressive. I'm lucky enough to have a few bikes, but insurance is getting goofy.

I...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Speedo adapter

Anybody seen a speedo adapter that has a blade receptacle on one end and a square drive receptacle on the other?

Or... how about a custom speedo cable that has square on one end and a blade on...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Figured I'd follow up with the (eventual)...

Figured I'd follow up with the (eventual) answer...
The friggen thing is pressed in. And then some massive hydraulic thing goes THUMP, and swages a retaining ring out of the big (brake pad side...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks for the reply. There are some...

Thanks for the reply. There are some ...marginal... flats on the pins themselves. Three do be exact. But the pins are about 1/4", and the fit to the steel plate is about 1/2" diameter. I have a...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By Pago Cruiser
How to replace caliper holder pin?

I'm modding some Concours calipers for a project. The aluminum caliper itself slides on hardened pins, either screwed or pressed into a steel flat plate. The steel flat plate is what bolts to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 28,176
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Well... sh!tfire. Came out of it's slot and...

Well... sh!tfire.
Came out of it's slot and fell to the bottom of the box.
Thanks guys.:clap
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 28,176
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Long time DRIFT HD user. How long? I've been...

Long time DRIFT HD user. How long? I've been thru three remotes, and the rubber skin on my HD is actually melting... But I digress...

Anybody get a DRIFT HD Ghost lately?

Got one from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,230
Posted By Pago Cruiser
I'd be sorely tempted to set up a camera (prolly...

I'd be sorely tempted to set up a camera (prolly on a tripod) and record some of his antics on video. Then drop them off at your local Police Dept. One of these days he will misjudge, or miss a kid...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,140
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Dam. Good news is you are ok; but it's still a...

Dam.
Good news is you are ok; but it's still a pisser...
Seems everytime someone (Jeep driver) does something stoopid, their first thought is how to lie and get away with it.
You may be up sh!t...
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Nice recovery. Those are some pretty...

Nice recovery.

Those are some pretty awesome boots for going out to dinner with the GF....:D
Seriously, I use street bmw boots, waterproof, but without any kind of strap-your-foot-in hardware. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,969
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hey Drone - Great ride, great ride report, then...

Hey Drone - Great ride, great ride report, then BUMMER! I at it when things happen so fast... Really glad you two are ok. The rig is always fixable... Everything could have turned out much...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 1,246,173
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks guys. Yep, I remember the old canvas...

Thanks guys. Yep, I remember the old canvas water bags well; crude, but effective. I'd hate to test the waterproofness of the creen in this manner though...

How would the screen protector cause...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-19-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11,248
Views: 1,246,173
Posted By Pago Cruiser
My Montana has also started turning off randomly....

My Montana has also started turning off randomly. I have wedged the battery in adequately, so that is not the issue. I know this as the Montana battery is always displayed as fully charged as soon...
Forum: Face plant 05-08-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,597
Posted By Pago Cruiser
First, sincere condolonces to the original...

First, sincere condolonces to the original poster. IMO, the 2nd tragedy is indeed the slap on the wrist for the scumbag killing someone. That pretty much tells you the value our courts currently...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By Pago Cruiser
They are great tugs. I have a GL1200S with a...

They are great tugs. I have a GL1200S with a Motorvation hack. The Motorvation guys have hacked several, and still offer parts and great help if you need it.
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,115
Posted By Pago Cruiser
IMHO.... Rubbish. For the past three years we...

IMHO.... Rubbish.
For the past three years we have put about 10,000 miles/year on our hacks in just that configuration, using a GL1200/Motorvation road rig and a XR1200/Ural Dual Sport for off road....
Forum: Americas 11-10-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,793
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Could anyone who has done the Antelope...

Could anyone who has done the Antelope Wells-Silver City-Pie Town runs lately comment on road/trail conditions? Looking at doing this on a dual sport hack rig over Thanksgiving in a couple weeks. ...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,852
Posted By Pago Cruiser
WOW. Scary stuff. Another reason to try and...

WOW. Scary stuff. Another reason to try and control traffic (going slightly faster than the flow) instead of having traffic control you. Which granted, is not always possible.

I'd be...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Well, its not really thousands and thousands of...

Well, its not really thousands and thousands of miles; about 350, comprised of the first two segments of the CDR: Antelope Wells-Silver City-Pie Town that we are riding over Thanksgiving. And I...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,933
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Portable ramp for obstacles?

Anybody used a portable, hack friendly ramp for carrying and deploying over obstacles? Did a run a couple weeks ago and could not drop into, and then out of, a 3' deep gully. With a ramp it would...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,876
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hey Drone - I have a problem just bolting weight...

Hey Drone - I have a problem just bolting weight in; it has to be functional on some level... A small AGM battery, air compressor, receiver tank, and air horn weigh in about 50 lbs: and obviously...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By Pago Cruiser
After another vendor bailed on me at the last...

After another vendor bailed on me at the last minute earlier this year for leading links on an XR1200, I contacted WASP in the UK. They were able to meet my schedule, and after much discussion,...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,705
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Was your plug hole actually stripped? Mine was...

Was your plug hole actually stripped? Mine was not. The plug was in just as tight as the others; only thing different was the (lack of) electrode. Still don't know exactly WTF happened. Except I...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,705
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Wow. This happened to me a couple years ago on...

Wow. This happened to me a couple years ago on the predecessor to your Tiger - the 3 cylinder T-Bird. Three miles from home after a 50 mile commute.

EXACT same problem. Were you using an NGK...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,317
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Did you change anything else at the same time? ...

Did you change anything else at the same time?
Just went thru this on my XR1200, which is based on the Buell. Same clutch basket and plates. Been going thru clutches due to rig weight and my...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Pago Cruiser
We had it planned for last June: with most (I...

We had it planned for last June: with most (I think) of the single track stuff excluded. It takes a bit of time to get your tracks figured out; and make hard copies of key areas so you are not SOL...
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,503
Posted By Pago Cruiser
We're in. Wifey, canine, and I. It's a 1100...

We're in. Wifey, canine, and I. It's a 1100 mile round trip weekend from AZ.

Anybody else going to the over priced dinner the night b4? If you can afford it ($50), it's a hoot. In addition to...
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,752
Posted By Pago Cruiser
I have a couple conections of that type on my...

I have a couple conections of that type on my hacks. No problems as long as you are using good bolts. Don't know what Jay uses, but I put grade 8 in all mine. A 1/2" grade 8 bolt (fine thread is...
Forum: Hacks 09-07-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,090
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Good topic. I've bene wondering where my build...

Good topic. I've bene wondering where my build fits compared to others.

The HD XR Sportster/Ural hack is 880 lbs with gas and oil, but no riders. 320lbs (36%) front, 400 lbs (45%) rear, and...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 552,451
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks Twin Shocker. I just wanted to make sure...

Thanks Twin Shocker. I just wanted to make sure it was possible before I go down this path. Now I just need to find a machinist and a welder who know their stuff... have not been to this side of...
Forum: The Garage 09-01-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 552,451
Posted By Pago Cruiser
I gotta welding question...

Have a late model XR1200 Sportster converted to a dual dual purpose hack. Lots of fun off-road, but I gotta start buying clutches by the 6-pack...Done all I can with countershaft and rear wheel...
Forum: Face plant 09-01-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,397
Posted By Pago Cruiser
HOLY SHIT!:cry That was a truly gruesome...

HOLY SHIT!:cry
That was a truly gruesome accident, and your wherewithall to save your own skin truly remarkable. Goon on ya! I hope I can maintain the same clarity of mind if something similar...
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