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Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,128
Posted By DRGNHTR
Contact North Face

If you like the tent and see if they can send you another rain fly. I lost the poles to an old VE-24 (not strapped down tight enough on the GS) and gave them a call. They sent me a new set at no...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By DRGNHTR
Should be fun

June is a little early for some of the high country (Beartooth, etc.) so you might stay south on the way out (Bryce, Zion, etc) and north (Beartooth, Glacier or even Banff, Jasper) on the way back.
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb If you do the Beartooth

And you should !!!

Check out: http://www.topoftheworldresort.com/ for a place to spend the night instead of Mammoth. If you like to sip and stargaze it doesn't get much better.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 42
Poll: Mmod
Views: 1,899
Posted By DRGNHTR
Just two

I promised when I got married to keep the inventory at two and have kept my word. If I hadn't promised I would probably have about half a dozen.

There was an interview in some magazine with some...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By DRGNHTR
There's lots to see and do in and just off of the...

There's lots to see and do in and just off of the Sierra's. High Country mentioned the Deli on the east side of Tioga. If you go a little farther north on 395 you can visit Bodie a state park/ghost...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,212
Posted By DRGNHTR
June

Might be a little early to count on the passes being open. As for the internet you can always find someplace to get online. If I were doing it I would probably start down the coast from Oregon then...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,252
Posted By DRGNHTR
Why

Like Buzzard II said, could I sure, would I no. I've been there and done that but when your miserable and it could have been avoided by spending a few bucks it stops being fun and riding is supposed...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,405
Posted By DRGNHTR
Been going on for awhile

http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?72877-Rick-Mayer-MIA-has-MY-seat-and-MY-money

Sorry you got screwed. :cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By DRGNHTR
Talking I'll be hitting it the end of next week. Plan "B"...

I'll be hitting it the end of next week. Plan "B" is through the park and out through Cody. Like all things in life a bit of luck and I'm good. Thanks, jp:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Heading that way next week.

Coming from Calif and I was hoping to do the Beartooth to Billings and then wander south then back west. Any bets?:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By DRGNHTR
If the 108 to 120 doesn't work out there are some...

If the 108 to 120 doesn't work out there are some nice routes between 4 and 108. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,617
Posted By DRGNHTR
Suzuki

GS1100E new in 83 and sold in 2001 because I promised my wife I would own only two motorcycles at a time. The one I kept (and still have) is a 70 Triumph. I still regret the promise. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,905
Posted By DRGNHTR
As my dear old dad used to say:

" Don't go away mad, just go away." :D
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Paperwork

Do you have the instructions?" :deal


http://www.twistedthrottle.com/powerhub2-fuse-block-master-ground-block-and-wiring-harness-for-motorcycles
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By DRGNHTR
Would love to

But of the half dozen Durango's that I'm familiar with only one is running with it's original transmission. What I've never had adequately explained to me is that the Dakota truck supposedly has the...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,306
Posted By DRGNHTR
My wife uses our 06 Durango RT for hauling a two...

My wife uses our 06 Durango RT for hauling a two horse trailer. It does it without a problem. My concern is that all of the Durango's seem to have weak/delicate transmissions in that most of the ones...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,095
Posted By DRGNHTR
Don't know VFR's

But I know Suzuki's.

I had a 83 GS and they are famous for eating their electrics especially the voltage regulators. I went through the whole system. Replaced the stator and VR with aftermarket...
Forum: The Garage 12-31-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By DRGNHTR
There is a solenoid that the switch activates. If...

There is a solenoid that the switch activates. If you have brake lights when you press the pedal it could be going south.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,633
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Looks like a labor of love

Thee sources might be handy:

http://www.delcity.net/

http://www.bmotorsports.com/shop/index.php/cPath/109
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 402,984
Posted By DRGNHTR
Just a matter of taste

I'm an apprentice old fart and my tastes go in that direction. I like smooth lines as in Jag XKE's, Dunstall fairings and the like. The newer stuff to my eye is too angular and too busy....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,852
Posted By DRGNHTR
Cry If you like it

Keep it. I had a Suzuki 1100 that I bought new in 83. Took me about 5 yrs and a fair amount of farkling to get it just right but I kept it for 17 years. I sold when I decided to get an 1150 gs. Got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By DRGNHTR
Depends

If you have a dog get the Ural now. If not, get a dog then you will still have a sidecar buddy.
Forum: Americas 09-14-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not exactly sure what you are asking. It should...

Not exactly sure what you are asking. It should be about a day or day and a half up to the bay area and another day to the junction of 1 and 101. Seattle would be another 3 to 4 days with a lot of...
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,817
Posted By DRGNHTR
Driveway

To your new shop.:evil
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,780
Posted By DRGNHTR
BMW All Around Boots

Gortex, 14 or 15 years old, look like hell but don't leak. :D
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,629
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Fixed my out of production pair when I dropped a...

Fixed my out of production pair when I dropped a full bag of books on them. Fixed my wifes when she let the new puppies chew test them. The people and product are great.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,506
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumb Try BARF

http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=32
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By DRGNHTR
Roughly highway 49 to 89 and then north to...

Roughly highway 49 to 89 and then north to Oregon. Lots of possibilities depending on when and how much time you have.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By DRGNHTR
Be careful with the night riding. All the...

Be careful with the night riding. All the critters large and small like to come out when it's cool. :ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By DRGNHTR
Thumbs down Sonora Pass

Is currently closed because of expected snow. They don't want anyone caught in the storm that's supposed to be rolling in. Don't know when they are going to open it again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,972
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not sure if this counts. Heading north into...

Not sure if this counts. Heading north into Carmel just before some sort of marathon. They had lined the highway going south with fresh porta potties all on the west (cliff)side. The wind got under...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,397
Posted By DRGNHTR
I'm turning 65 in a few months and have had at...

I'm turning 65 in a few months and have had at least one bike in the garage since I was 20. Most were from Europe with a Honda and a Suzuki mixed in. When I went looking for a bike that would take me...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,929
Posted By DRGNHTR
Just curious

How old is your dad ?

My 69 Bonny is a pain in the ass but it never made me walk and it's still in the garage. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By DRGNHTR
http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet...

http://www.store.shoei-helmets.com/parts-by-helmet-model/road/rf-1100/base-plates.html
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By DRGNHTR
Try here

http://www.casporttouring.com/

They should have answers for you.
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,351
Posted By DRGNHTR
Question Looks a lot like the bushings they use in auto...

Looks a lot like the bushings they use in auto suspension systems.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By DRGNHTR
I have the Krista's on an 08 rt and love them....

I have the Krista's on an 08 rt and love them. They throw out plenty of light and are extremely well built. Amber lenses are available for foggy weather. And the frosting on the cake was the...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By DRGNHTR
I guess it depends on how hot and how long. I...

I guess it depends on how hot and how long. I rinse mine out with straight hot from the tap but it's not like it has a long time in the bag.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By DRGNHTR
I'm feeling better after reading this thread. I...

I'm feeling better after reading this thread. I turn 65 in July and in the last year or so all of my riding buddies ( in their late 60's) have quit riding and sold off everything. It wouldn't be too...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By DRGNHTR
Not since the early 70's. Disco killed them off....

Not since the early 70's. Disco killed them off. :rofl
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