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Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,806
Posted By atFault
This is what I did to my GS a month after getting...

This is what I did to my GS a month after getting it. (http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww6/bumblebee46/rides/DSCF1369.jpg)Too almost an hour to get it out of the hole and it's still not completely...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Would these fit your need somehow?...

Would these fit your need somehow? http://www.rotopax.com/




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Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Let me Google that for you ......

Let me Google that for you ... (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=May+your+trails+be+crooked%2C+winding%2C+lonesome%2C+.)

Sorry, I had to.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
I had to e-mail to remind them. Between other...

I had to e-mail to remind them. Between other stuff going on and they system they have in place you probably just got lost in the shuffle.

Something polite and short ought to do the trick.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Did you hit it on something or is it just...

Did you hit it on something or is it just pulsating when you apply the brakes? If it's just started pulsating you may be able to save it and get it back to 100% again.

Read this: The "Warped"...
Forum: Canada 11-12-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8,969
Views: 556,294
Posted By atFault
Coutts is one of my favourites. So far their...

Coutts is one of my favourites. So far their espresso blend is one of the best I've tried. Hard to not to roast a decent bean when you are that passionate about coffee.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Same here. It was $28 CDN. Ouch. Someone told me...

Same here. It was $28 CDN. Ouch. Someone told me that Buell has the same part for far cheaper, but the part numbers are different. I had it tucked away somewhere, but I can't find it right now.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,993
Posted By atFault
Fatality Facts 2008: Motorcycles

NHTSA's full report here (http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811172.pdf) (PDF). Full breakdown on the stats from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety here....
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By atFault
The BarkBusters are known to stop trees, whereas...

The BarkBusters are known to stop trees, whereas the BMW guards barely stop wind.

The BarkBusters are at the top of my list for replacements for the stock BMW on the Dakar.

Anyone have a line...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,727
Posted By atFault
Take a better look at the image on the page that...

Take a better look at the image on the page that you linked to. Visor vents, rivets, screws, visor shape, rear vents, chin vent, and overall shape are all the same as the black helmet image posted...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
A friend and mechanic told me the same thing. He...

A friend and mechanic told me the same thing. He figures that less than 10% would remain in the ABS solonoids after bleeding without the Moditec. Bleeding it is likely good enough and then cycle the...
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,230
Posted By atFault
First, sorry to hear you had a bad go and I'm...

First, sorry to hear you had a bad go and I'm glad to hear that you came out doing well, all things considered. It sucks no matter what the situation.

I've worked my in-laws farm during harvest...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
When my bike spent a half hour upside down and on...

When my bike spent a half hour upside down and on its side the battery leaked and it looked worse than that because of the acid eatiing the engine paint.

This looks like a it was sitting in some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,414
Posted By atFault
Gyro magnetics apply to charged particles, not...

Gyro magnetics apply to charged particles, not motorcycle wheels, unless you are have something going on that your not telling us. :1drink Angular momentum...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By atFault
MSDS sheet for Aqua-Tite...

MSDS sheet for Aqua-Tite (http://www.rochfordsupply.com/tech_docs/Aqua-tite%20MSDS.PDF)



Good stuff. I'm sure the worst of it is caused by the xylene, which will evaporate, but if it isn't I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 506,509
Posted By atFault
Yep, me too. Ripped mine off and I don't feel...

Yep, me too. Ripped mine off and I don't feel like forking out $200+ US for a new one.

Make, model, year, where you got it from and the price you paid would be appreciated.

It looks like some...
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,430
Posted By atFault
If it's any consolation, Lake Louise and the...

If it's any consolation, Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway is one of the most awe inspiring places on the planet. Godspeed to them.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,039
Posted By atFault
Similar situation to you, with a new-to-me dual...

Similar situation to you, with a new-to-me dual spark. I looked at a few and opted for the GS2 boots. My first ride in the rain and their water resistant touted qualities were tested. Failed and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 156
Poll: Hi-Vis
Views: 10,618
Posted By atFault
Indeed, studies have show that the traditional...

Indeed, studies have show that the traditional red for firetrucks is one of the worst colours for a vehicle while lime yellow has shown itself to be the best. A place where the addage "Hundreds of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,310
Posted By atFault
If he really felt they sucked I imagine he would...

If he really felt they sucked I imagine he would sell his.

I've only had mine a while and it will do everything, but it does not do anything perfectly. It is awkward and heavy for off-road and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,045
Posted By atFault
Yes, I open the throttle a bit more on some...

Yes, I open the throttle a bit more on some favorite corners. I can relate completely ... I just wanted to see if there was some kind of discussion that might help the understanding of the whole...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,045
Posted By atFault
I'm thinking this may be a way more philosophical...

I'm thinking this may be a way more philosophical question than I intended. It was meant more in asking are motorcyclist more free than other transportation users? I certainly enjoy it on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,045
Posted By atFault
Are motorcyclist delusional?

Having seen some of the latest MSF videos there are several people in telling viewers why they ride. One thing that is oft repeated is that motorcycles give them "freedom" or they say "I just feel so...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,851
Posted By atFault
I'll be waiting for the class-action suit that...

I'll be waiting for the class-action suit that comes from the sensor confused about the seat 'dew' on hot summer days. Last thing I want is a computer controlled heated seat when the boys are already...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Let's Google that together!...

Let's Google that together! (http://lmgtfy.com/?q=http%3A%2F%2Fgot2motographics.com%2F)

He is available as an .eps artwork file. If you have someone good who does vinyl you can just use this:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
I'm also pondering tire sizes. I'd like to see if...

I'm also pondering tire sizes. I'd like to see if we can get some info about what tires fit the Dakar well and in a pinch what is acceptable sizing compromise. The TKCs are often listed as a good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,088
Posted By atFault
http://www.almax-security-chains.co.uk/ ...

http://www.almax-security-chains.co.uk/

Kryptonite's New York Fahgettaboudit® chain: Rated a 12 or ultimate security by Kryptonite. Almax hand cropped it in 29 seconds on video....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,039
Posted By atFault
The formula is only accurate if you are using the...

The formula is only accurate if you are using the exact same conditions. Change tires, add wear, alter load, etc. and expect different results. If you use it and plan to ride up to the limit you are...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8,969
Views: 556,294
Posted By atFault
I picked up a set of these...

I picked up a set of these (http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0005/) at Wheelsport (http://www.wheelsport.on.ca/). A set of two was 25.99. Ridiculous price, but worth it considering the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By atFault
On my 07 dakar I get the ticking sound sometimes...

On my 07 dakar I get the ticking sound sometimes with the key in and sometimes after I turn it off. It stops after about 20 seconds so I figured it was normal or part of some check that it does.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Thanks! So, for anyone that knows, what is...

Thanks!

So, for anyone that knows, what is different between all the different exausts that are out there in terms of muffling and performance? So far it seems to me that very few exhausts do...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Sound no worky for me.

Sound no worky for me.
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 959,503
Posted By atFault
For those who haven't read it there is this:...

For those who haven't read it there is this: http://consumerist.com/362926/do-coat-hangers-sound-as-good-monster-cables

It might seem off topic, but I think we can tie it in by saying that lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
A pic is all well and good, but how about some...

A pic is all well and good, but how about some video/audio so we know what that badboy sounds like?

Which one is it anyway ... aluminum, carbon or Ti?
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By atFault
Did a quick search on 'speedometer accuracy' and...

Did a quick search on 'speedometer accuracy' and the second result was this: http://home.jtan.com/~joe/speedo.htm

Seems this has been going on for a long time.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Nope, I think you hit them all. I will ask...

Nope, I think you hit them all.

I will ask if you could remember the model of fender and clarify the fender mount for me. I broke my OEM fender in half just in front of the fork last week and want...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 411,085
Posted By atFault
Great thread,I read the whole. An enormous amount...

Great thread,I read the whole. An enormous amount of boot specific information here so I felt this was the best place to ask.

I picked up a pair of BMW Rallye 2 GS boots. They fit well, have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Gravel Seeker, a few questions for you.:D ...

Gravel Seeker, a few questions for you.:D

What front fender do you have on there? Does it come in black or has it been painted? Any issues with fitting it ... spacers, plates, washers, etc.? Any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Yes, silver and blue. If I don't have to repaint...

Yes, silver and blue. If I don't have to repaint then great, but if I can't get a match then a nice coat of black is the ticket.

Both sides are broken. The left horizontally all the way across,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15,310
Views: 1,783,061
Posted By atFault
Any suggestions for getting 'tank' side panels...

Any suggestions for getting 'tank' side panels new other than ordering from my local dealer? Do the dealer ones come painted or is it time to start thinking about new graphics? Any dealers put their...
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