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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By shakeybone
I have had a few 2wd pickups and I did not like...

I have had a few 2wd pickups and I did not like putting weight in the bed because I use the bed. I got some tire chains and they worked great. I live at 1018' and it is all up hill so when I leave...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By shakeybone
I have one. Once you use it you will wounder how...

I have one. Once you use it you will wounder how you packed bearings by hand.
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,195
Posted By shakeybone
depends on the truck. I think some trucks, GM,...

depends on the truck. I think some trucks, GM, after plugging in to the harness you have to have the computer reprogrammed.
Air bags will not increase your GVW, so you can't haul more than you could...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,397
Posted By shakeybone
+ 1

+ 1
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By shakeybone
Cool, thank you:clap

Cool, thank you:clap
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,488
Posted By shakeybone
Any thoughts on the Emerson action cam or the...

Any thoughts on the Emerson action cam or the vivitar DVR 787HD. I know you get what you pay for but I would like a cheep cam.
Forum: The Garage 11-25-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By shakeybone
Fuel stabilizer is a must. Battery tender is a...

Fuel stabilizer is a must.
Battery tender is a good idea.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 2,031,822
Posted By shakeybone
I tell people you just have to dress for the cold...

I tell people you just have to dress for the cold but they don't get it. They have no problem understanding how you can run a snow machine at 100 mph across a frozen lake though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,292
Posted By shakeybone
I think for me it is a pretty close match, but...

I think for me it is a pretty close match, but my bike is a 32 yo mid sized ujm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,961
Posted By shakeybone
First salt= 0 riding[/QUOTE] Me too. I...

First salt= 0 riding[/QUOTE]

Me too.
I live at 1018' which is high for this area and it is all up hill to get here so the town is pretty aggressive about salting.
Looking at the forecast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,643
Posted By shakeybone
I use to stop at stop signs without putting a...

I use to stop at stop signs without putting a foot down. I was stopped by a local leo who said I didn't stop, I said I did. If it comes down to his word vs your word you gonna lose. He gave me a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By shakeybone
I got my MC classics Nov/Dec issue in the mail...

I got my MC classics Nov/Dec issue in the mail last week.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By shakeybone
Figure value about 1/2 of what it would be with a...

Figure value about 1/2 of what it would be with a clean title.
Would I buy a bike I wanted with a salvage title that had been fixed properly for 1/2 the price of a non damaged one, hell yes.
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,966
Posted By shakeybone
I have cheep eBay bar end mirrors on my Suzuki...

I have cheep eBay bar end mirrors on my Suzuki GS650E that I put on when I changed my handle bars to superbike bars and they work fine other than losing up frequently and having to adjust them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 2,031,822
Posted By shakeybone
I ask that question frequently when the bike is...

I ask that question frequently when the bike is on my short list of bikes that I want, or think I might want, next. Usually results in a nice conversation about the bike.
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By shakeybone
What if you do some mods that you can undo later?...

What if you do some mods that you can undo later? Replace exhaust or slip on. Replace springs and shock, Install emulators to make it handle better. Do things to make it a better ride for you but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,783
Posted By shakeybone
Map Quest say 4 hours away for me, tempting.

Map Quest say 4 hours away for me, tempting.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,288
Posted By shakeybone
I haven't had mouse problems with my motorcycles...

I haven't had mouse problems with my motorcycles or ATVs but have been fighting them for years in my popup camper and outboard motors. I tried the dryer sheets they made a nest out of them. I tried...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,271,945
Posted By shakeybone
[QUOTE=850 Combat;25367453]Rode down to Eugene...

[QUOTE=850 Combat;25367453]Rode down to Eugene with my neighbor, who rode his Vincent:

Your neighbor has a Vincent, my neighbor has a KLR650.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,265
Posted By shakeybone
Not looking to start anything. I know everyone's...

Not looking to start anything. I know everyone's ass is different. But I had a Corbin on my RT and it was terrible! 50 miles and I needed a break. Stock BMW seat was far better. Picked up a used...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By shakeybone
I have a digital subscription, print was too...

I have a digital subscription, print was too pricey, that I like.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-25-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,783
Posted By shakeybone
I like it a lot!:clap

I like it a lot!:clap
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,473
Posted By shakeybone
If you have a few hours to kill check out...

If you have a few hours to kill check out garagejournal.com .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By shakeybone
I try not to wake up grumpy ...

I try not to wake up grumpy







I try to let her sleep
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,639
Posted By shakeybone
I had a BMW K100RT that I used mostly commuting...

I had a BMW K100RT that I used mostly commuting and short, say 200 mile, back road rides. I wanted to "downsize" financially and replaced it with a Suzuki GS650E as a temporary bike.
I found I love...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,486
Posted By shakeybone
When I had my Silverado with the towing mirrors I...

When I had my Silverado with the towing mirrors I could push them in or out and not have to readjust them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,486
Posted By shakeybone
Got cut off coincidentally by a plumbing truck ...

Got cut off coincidentally by a plumbing truck the other day. I did not make a big deal about it but he did. So I called the number told them what happened and they asked was it on rt 93? I said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,614
Posted By shakeybone
I put mine in the map pocket of my tank bag. ...

I put mine in the map pocket of my tank bag. Could be easily stolen, but never had been. I asked the parking division in Manchester about it and they said if you pay with a card you will have proof...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9,902
Views: 2,031,822
Posted By shakeybone
A few years ago I had to take my wife to the ER. ...

A few years ago I had to take my wife to the ER. She was diagnosed with influenza. That day I had been to my doc and had the same diagnosis, so didn't my daughter. So we all had masks on to try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 23,716
Posted By shakeybone
The way this has gone I am sorry I posted and...

The way this has gone I am sorry I posted and will probably regret posting again but,
In my case,
no it didn't ruin the rest of my ride. I have slept fine. Thanks for asking.
I didn't even think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 23,716
Posted By shakeybone
Same thing happened to me a few weeks ago with my...

Same thing happened to me a few weeks ago with my daughter on the back.
A pirate and his "old lady" clearly saw me and pushed me to the right of my lane at 55 mph to pass the line of cars in front...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,305
Posted By shakeybone
[QUOTE=haros;25105998]I think I've found her! ...

[QUOTE=haros;25105998]I think I've found her!

A BMW G650 XCountry

Only gripe is the seat is slightly higher than the F650GS but the bloke said I could get it shaved at any upholsterer

Did...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,043
Posted By shakeybone
I have Motolights on the front, Hyper lights...

I have Motolights on the front, Hyper lights brake lights on rear, and just bought a hi-vis jacket this weekend. Oh and reflective ADV stickers on front and rear of the bike and on my helmet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,497
Posted By shakeybone
Wow I wouldn't want to get that dirty either, ...

Wow I wouldn't want to get that dirty either, that is beautiful. Did you restore it?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 43,426
Posted By shakeybone
Jo rocket jacket

I have a large, I am 5'10" 170 lbs and it fits me good with room for a heated vest or sweatshirt, Joe Rocket Ballistic jacket that has a bad zipper. It is in very good shape other than that. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,783
Posted By shakeybone
Thats what I tell them all the time.:rofl

Thats what I tell them all the time.:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,567
Posted By shakeybone
I used to cover my front brake most of the time. ...

I used to cover my front brake most of the time. Unfortunately arthritis now makes this painful, its a bitch getting old but beats the alternative, so now I cover when I am approaching a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,907
Posted By shakeybone
In NH you don't need any insurance. In addition...

In NH you don't need any insurance.
In addition to being open to a lawsuit where you could loose everything if you cause an accident and don't have liability insurance you also have to have an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,813
Posted By shakeybone
Left the barber after getting my hair cut dead...

Left the barber after getting my hair cut dead battery in a BMW K100RT, not a light bike. I did not think push starting a FI bike would work, what would make the fuel pump work, but I got on and a...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By shakeybone
Not a service manual but covers the history of...

Not a service manual but covers the history of the /5 and newer airheads with in depth difference's between years and models. Not just a dry history book.
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