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Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 36,365
Posted By Zortose
The first 2500mi I ran 36psi. But after...

The first 2500mi I ran 36psi. But after noticeable wear, I went up to the max recommended pressure based on info in another forum. Got about the same wear.
Btw, I'm about 250lbs riding a heavy bike.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 36,365
Posted By Zortose
I ran 40psi just like it said on the sidewall. ...

I ran 40psi just like it said on the sidewall.

The tire looks collapsed because it is flat in that pic. I just wanted to get a pic before the Karoo 3 was put on.
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 2,561,572
Posted By Zortose
No one has mentioned a Kelly Kettle yet. Uses...

No one has mentioned a Kelly Kettle yet.
Uses anything that burns (sticks, twigs, pinecones, etc) for fuel and boils water in 5-10 minutes.
Needs a little more babysitting and packs a little...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 36,365
Posted By Zortose
Just pulled a Mitas E07 rear after having a...

Just pulled a Mitas E07 rear after having a mystery flat on the Scrambler.
Here's what it looked like after 4000miles. Still a few miles left but it wasn't going to make it to the 9000mi others were...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
Glad to see you got your jacket! Enjoy!

Glad to see you got your jacket!

Enjoy!
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 2,561,572
Posted By Zortose
2spot has it right, it's a Kelly kettle. Carries...

2spot has it right, it's a Kelly kettle. Carries and boils 40oz of water in about 5 minutes. Uses leaves, sticks or anything that will burn, as fuel. Comes with a small grate and the fire pan can be...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 2,561,572
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-ddbGp9J/0/L/i-...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-ddbGp9J/0/L/i-ddbGp9J-L.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-BRvzkJ7/0/L/i-BRvzkJ7-L.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-zVRdNnQ/0/L/i-zVRdNnQ-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 431,997
Posted By Zortose
Two weeks ago. ...

Two weeks ago.
http://zortose.smugmug.com/photos/i-59FqW4G/1/X2/i-59FqW4G-X2.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
This what my Nelson was doing. It was more than...

This what my Nelson was doing. It was more than just the sleeve.
There were seams in other locations that were looking like the seams in this photo....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
I got it...

I got it here>>>http://www.ebay.com/itm/290962120962?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&var=590151875437&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
They also have a store website they sell from too....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Zortose
Jackets for SALE

I'm a dumbass, Moved to FLEA MARKET and sizes added to descriptions.
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
Looks like I did win, got my jacket today. ...

Looks like I did win, got my jacket today.
Really like the Burke and Wills. Dig the collar fastener, snaps up the front and the belt is manageable enough to use.

Hope you get your coat soon.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
You will win that race! My estimated delivery is...

You will win that race! My estimated delivery is may12-17th. Great price on the Nelson, btw. Unfortunately, I wear a xxl so they would go broke if they gave that much fabric away at that price, haha.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
Well, after almost 4 years, my Kakadu Nelson is...

Well, after almost 4 years, my Kakadu Nelson is really starting to show some wear. I have some areas that need repair and are letting in water. After checking into repair prices it made more sense to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,153
Posted By Zortose
The worst thing is the constant distraction it...

The worst thing is the constant distraction it presents when not doing it.
I find I spend so much time day dreaming about riding that I sometimes have a hard time doing other things, like work.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,014
Posted By Zortose
No experience with the pants but I have the...

No experience with the pants but I have the jacket. I don't have many miles in it because its a little snug. :rofl
The miles I do have in it have been warm, cold and rain miles. It has decent vents...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
There a re a couple of ways to do this. Here's...

There a re a couple of ways to do this. Here's one way.
http://youtu.be/pGq81usnzQU

This way seems easier (and equally effective) than how I did mine. And it seems like a better way to make sure...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
I understand. That's exactly why I bought the...

I understand. That's exactly why I bought the Kakadu back then.
Well, that and because it was a nice jacket.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
http://www.speedwear.co.uk/waxed-cotton-motorcycle...

http://www.speedwear.co.uk/waxed-cotton-motorcycle-jackets-c-12.html?sesid=9donc1g76acs7jj28l2jqhr8i4

More options.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
Nice! I may have to pick up a new one.

Nice! I may have to pick up a new one.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,618
Posted By Zortose
Check this thread, lots of info....

Check this thread, lots of info. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627474&page=3

I've had mine for about 3 years now. It's been reproofed twice, a few stitches here and there but is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 103,798
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-MmF3FJ...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-MmF3FJG/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 136,707
Posted By Zortose
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHL...

http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHLq/0/M/image-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 101,825
Posted By Zortose
My stable. Black is new black. ...

My stable. Black is new black.

https://post.craigslist.org/imagepreview/00c0c_3Oz6v7CxftN_600x450.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21,658
Views: 6,291,954
Posted By Zortose
I have the Renntec rack and love it. Heavy duty...

I have the Renntec rack and love it. Heavy duty and bigger than it looks without taking away from the looks of the bike. Renntec also makes a hard top case that mounts on the rack. Instant backrest....
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 21,658
Views: 6,291,954
Posted By Zortose
Here's one from yesterday. ...

Here's one from yesterday.
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-msgrQ6n/0/M/CA_08311315394413-M.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21,658
Views: 6,291,954
Posted By Zortose
Thanks. Sounds like great memories. I bought...

Thanks. Sounds like great memories.
I bought the scram to ride while I worked on my BMW R100gs that is currently down. I'm really impressed with how well the Triumph handles the fire roads and two...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21,658
Views: 6,291,954
Posted By Zortose
My new 2013 ...

My new 2013
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-9QVGHgj/0/M/CA_08111314082689-M.jpg
http://zortose.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-Nh7sHLq/0/M/image-M.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 826,025
Posted By Zortose
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Special

https://photos-6.dropbox.com/t/0/AACbo7rwZY_5UVqtr6DdjE7wxQ6gI2YUQTm5-IxAvtb89w/12/177154338/jpeg/1024x768/3/1369796400/0/2/2013-05-16%2019.25.17-1.jpg/mLOIj3SI0Svq-F7GrkFQKQw7okuA0G-H8jopu_aNLMQ
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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11,136
Views: 877,254
Posted By Zortose
I rode by there about a month ago, there was a...

I rode by there about a month ago, there was a white official looking truck parked at the bottom of that hill near the gravel pile. There was corn growing in almost all of the empty lots around...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,136
Views: 877,254
Posted By Zortose
Don't know of McBikers but I'm willing to learn...

Don't know of McBikers but I'm willing to learn the secret handshake as long as I can keep my shirt on.:lol3
Are you guys still riding? I usually ride alone but most of my riding lately has been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11,136
Views: 877,254
Posted By Zortose
Question Where is this Scrambles area you speak of?:ear

Where is this Scrambles area you speak of?:ear
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zortose
Thanks for the offer. I'll see what I need after...

Thanks for the offer. I'll see what I need after I open it up.
In the meantime I ordered this...
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290390131270&viewitem=&vxp=mtr#ht_2148wt_1398
...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zortose
Thanks, I'll pull it apart tonight. I assume it...

Thanks, I'll pull it apart tonight. I assume it will be obvious when I open it up if it's the magnets?
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zortose
Yeah, that's what I'm trying to do. Any other...

Yeah, that's what I'm trying to do. Any other ideas on how I can make sure the starter is toast?



Thanks for the info, Mark. I will most likely buy a new one. The bike is my daily rider and I'd...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zortose
Yep, it's a Valeo. I figured it might be...

Yep, it's a Valeo. I figured it might be something like but was hoping there might be something else I can try to make sure it gave up the ghost before I drop the cash on a new one.
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,203
Posted By Zortose
R100GS: Starter or...?

Yesterday, while out for a ride I stopped to take a phone call. When I went to get going again my bike would not start.
I assumed it was a low battery issue since I had left the ignition on by...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,434,031
Posted By Zortose
Oh, I did... ...

Oh, I did...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15924406&postcount=60
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,796
Views: 841,382
Posted By Zortose
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_4nZZgrBf_z8/Szf...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/_4nZZgrBf_z8/SzfH1OPZC2I/AAAAAAAAADM/-hkicOWVRbc/s1024/20091227143325804_-82889667_42732176.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 446,061
Posted By Zortose
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_4nZZgrBf_z8/Tbc...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_4nZZgrBf_z8/TbcRGcLmYsI/AAAAAAAAAMQ/nq0U2-uF84c/s1024/IMG_20110413_113836.jpg
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