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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,240
Posted By Bicyclist
It is. Which, of course, is what makes it...

It is. Which, of course, is what makes it interesting.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12,781
Views: 2,489,116
Posted By Bicyclist
Thelma and Louise are supposed to have jumped...

Thelma and Louise are supposed to have jumped here.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/IMG_0526_zpslftyfaqb.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bicyclist
Good to know. I can whittle down my collection...

Good to know. I can whittle down my collection of cards some.
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, enjoyed the video. Humor and dirt. And...

Thanks, enjoyed the video. Humor and dirt. And good music.

I got home from Moab a week ago. Weather wasn't the best this year, but it's a wonderful place to ride. 🖖
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bicyclist
When you get out that way, consider stopping in...

When you get out that way, consider stopping in at a City Market grocery store and get a loyalty card. It'll save you a little money at their gas station. I got back from Moab a week ago. While...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks for the recommendation. Turns out it's a...

Thanks for the recommendation. Turns out it's a moot point. I noticed that I've lost the tag, so I'm going to have to get a new one before I can store the trailer.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Bicyclist
self storage facilities in Montrose?

I trailered my dirtbike to Utah to do a little riding. Since I plan to ride in CO in a month or so, it doesn't make sense to haul it home and then back out. Anyone have any experience with a self...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By Bicyclist
Yeah, Pelican cases. Or Seahorse, cheaper. ...

Yeah, Pelican cases. Or Seahorse, cheaper. SWMotech makes racks to fit a bunch of bikes. And there's a kit to mount Pelican or similar cases to the SWMotech racks, but it's expensive. It isn't...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By Bicyclist
Next time, wipe it off with a wet rag (water)...

Next time, wipe it off with a wet rag (water) before it dries. Much easier than trying to get it off afterwards, as you've discovered.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,232
Posted By Bicyclist
Buy the less expensive black one, get some...

Buy the less expensive black one, get some masking tape and a can of spray paint. Make it any color you like. White is highly visible and doesn't fade like high viz yellow.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,191
Posted By Bicyclist
Ah, yes, the City Market. Hit the salad bar...

Ah, yes, the City Market. Hit the salad bar every night when I was out there a couple of years ago. Good deal. Got their loyalty card and saved a bit at their gas station, too.:D

I'm enjoying...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By Bicyclist
I like that. It lets you use low sides so you...

I like that. It lets you use low sides so you don't have a bunch of wind drag.

This is what my trailer looks like.

...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,410
Posted By Bicyclist
DV is a bizarre and fascinating place, made more...

DV is a bizarre and fascinating place, made more fascinating by the reports you guys are doing. I visited in 2010. I will go back. Thanks for the report.

...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By Bicyclist
I tow my little Honda on a HF trailer and sleep...

I tow my little Honda on a HF trailer and sleep on a platform in the back of my 4 cyl Tacoma. A Craigslist truck toolbox mounted on the trailer stores a bunch of my crap. Seems to be the most...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bicyclist
Alternator Technical Notes How much...

Alternator Technical Notes

How much horsepower is your alternator using?

Using Ohms Law: The formula to find power (watts) using Ohms Law is P = I X E or Power = Current X Voltage I = 50 amps...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By Bicyclist
Have a look at these. You can buy the pieces in...

Have a look at these. You can buy the pieces in quantity and put them together however you like. They come in colors, as well. They're easy to assemble and disassemble.
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bicyclist
http://www.rockler.com/continuous-pull-in-oak ...

http://www.rockler.com/continuous-pull-in-oak

http://www.rockler.com/plastic-preglued-edge-banding-melamine-select-option


Might help.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Bicyclist
Pour a little over vanilla ice cream. :wink: ...

Pour a little over vanilla ice cream. :wink:

You might consider gluing some of that rubber on the down side of the RotoPax. Without some kind of spacer, it'll act like a vibrating sander and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,259
Posted By Bicyclist
I'm following along, enjoying your report. I...

I'm following along, enjoying your report. I rode to Alaska in 2013 and visited Yellowknife on the way home. I'm very much interested in going to Inuvik on my next trip out that way, so I'm looking...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,866
Posted By Bicyclist
Northern Tool South Hills Mall & Plaza 1297-A...

Northern Tool
South Hills Mall & Plaza
1297-A Buck Jones Road
Raleigh, NC 27606
919-388-9960

Give em a call.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,259
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice pics of the totems at Kitwanga. The detour...

Nice pics of the totems at Kitwanga. The detour down to Stewart is spectacular and the Cassiar is a lovely road. Too bad the new power line interferes with photo opps. No mention of the Stikine...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,150
Views: 303,707
Posted By Bicyclist
For backup, I use a Newertech Voyager Q. ...

For backup, I use a Newertech Voyager Q.

http://www.newertech.com/products/voyager_index.php

I have some raw hard drives and just swap them out. One is kept off site in case the house burns...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,332
Posted By Bicyclist
Good timing for the bump. My Butler AZBDR map...

Good timing for the bump. My Butler AZBDR map showed up in the mailbox today.

Thanks for the RR, guys.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,542
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, this isn't much better. I found this one...

Well, this isn't much better. I found this one on the ground.


http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010150_zps366e4d48.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 53,542
Posted By Bicyclist
I suspect you went by this place heading west of...

I suspect you went by this place heading west of Marfa. Be interesting to hear your impression. Enjoying the report, as usual.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 108,215
Posted By Bicyclist
Cool dragon! I guess she doesn't breathe fire,...

Cool dragon! I guess she doesn't breathe fire, though. I don't see any carbon on her teeth.:D
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 156,561
Posted By Bicyclist
It has been rather a long haul. I'm happy to...

It has been rather a long haul. I'm happy to hear that it's finally being resolved in your favor. It'll be interesting to know what the other problems they found turn out to be. Maybe they'll fix...
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bicyclist
Crawl Space. Ya know, under the house. We're...

Crawl Space. Ya know, under the house. We're not talking attics here.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bicyclist
Too nasty, dangerous, corrosive. Not something...

Too nasty, dangerous, corrosive. Not something you want to spray in a confined space.



Check out ozmoses suggestion: http://www.concrobium.com/products/concrobium-mold-control/ Poke around...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, keep em coming. Bora-Care doesn't...

Thanks, keep em coming.

Bora-Care doesn't show at my local Home Depot. They don't all carry the same products; seems it's regional. I've looked for some other things that people have gotten at...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By Bicyclist
Mold/mildewcide for crawl space

Before I encapsulate a crawl space, I want to kill off any mold/mildew on the joists and subfloor and anywhere else down there. I want to use something that will kill that stuff, but not me.:deal ...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By Bicyclist
http://www.jcwhitney.com/garage-pro-universal-glos...

http://www.jcwhitney.com/garage-pro-universal-glossy-motorcycle-trunks/p2010970.jcwx?filterid=c14523u0j1

It's a $45 copy of a Givi trunk. Not beautiful, but reasonably effective.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 156,561
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, Blackfoot seems to carry most of them. You...

Well, Blackfoot seems to carry most of them. You might ask what sort of deal they'd be willing to offer on, say, a nice Super Ten. :D

I understand your concerns about the long term reliability...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 156,561
Posted By Bicyclist
Except that there are no fuses in a canbus...

Except that there are no fuses in a canbus system.

I'm another long time BMW owner, having owned them for 41 years. My experience with my F800ST and knowledge of the problems my fellow club...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,758
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, Dave. A picture is worth a thousand...

Thanks, Dave. A picture is worth a thousand words.
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,625
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, I think the side trip to Yellowknife was...

Thanks, I think the side trip to Yellowknife was really the high point of my Alaska trip. It's an interesting place and one that doesn't get a lot of ride reports. After reading a ton of Alaska...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,758
Posted By Bicyclist
I'd like to see it. I use a Trangia, as well.

I'd like to see it. I use a Trangia, as well.
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,625
Posted By Bicyclist
Nice report. You're glad you're home, but I'll...

Nice report. You're glad you're home, but I'll bet you'll wake up with the urge to get on the bike and go some more.

I was struck by your comment aways back about "overhead", all the time spent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 36,743
Posted By Bicyclist
Ahah! I've been waiting for your report!

Ahah! I've been waiting for your report!
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,625
Posted By Bicyclist
Looks like this. :D ...

Looks like this. :D

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010595_zpsb0a853a6.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/rollsonwheels/media/P1010595_zpsb0a853a6.jpg.html)

Homer was...
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