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Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,235
Posted By bomber60015
More windows are better . . . Having an AC...

More windows are better . . .

Having an AC in a window that goes into the interior of the garage . . . . . in any event, make sure you provide a good way to dispose of the water it'll throw off ....
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By bomber60015
if you experience trouble bleeding the line, try...

if you experience trouble bleeding the line, try reverse bleeding . . .force the fluid UP from the caliper (using a syringe coupled to the bleed fitting) . . . . works great!
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By bomber60015
See Vanson , , , , River Road . . . . . Schott's...

See Vanson , , , , River Road . . . . . Schott's . . . . All great brands . . . .

Or, wait this the inter nation motorcycle show comes to town, and check out everything at once ;-}
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 186,982
Posted By bomber60015
After years of yoeman-like service, and a number...

After years of yoeman-like service, and a number of gravity events, my r15 backpack (used for everything including rain or shine moto-commuting) finally started to leak a small amount after an...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By bomber60015
Panhead -- you don't need a guru, you need to...

Panhead -- you don't need a guru, you need to read.

See the long post above . . . . . and stop overthinking things . . .
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By bomber60015
you've good examples of vintage looking gear . ....

you've good examples of vintage looking gear . . . . however, for real vintage gear, as other have said, work boots, dungarees, a jean jacket (or, if you wish to cultivate a true devil may care look,...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,528
Views: 2,573,654
Posted By bomber60015
I can make do with my 3 liter camel back (fill it...

I can make do with my 3 liter camel back (fill it at the last fuel/food stop before making camp) . . . if the site I'm camping at is developed and has water, I can fill it there ;-}

3 liters is...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,528
Views: 2,573,654
Posted By bomber60015
To quote a friend, who shows up at the start of...

To quote a friend, who shows up at the start of camping rides looking like the Joads on the way to California . . . .. you can never be too comfortable.

;-}
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By bomber60015
I'm glad I sent mine home -- it needed a lil more...

I'm glad I sent mine home -- it needed a lil more attention than yours, and I was very pleased with the outcome . . . .but I doubt that you'd recoup the costs in a sale . .. .
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
You might wish to use a strand of brass or cooper...

You might wish to use a strand of brass or cooper wire . . . . . steel wire can alter the size of the hole in the jet -- does' t happen every time, but it can happen.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By bomber60015
you won't have to . . . . they are already on the...

you won't have to . . . . they are already on the frame.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By bomber60015
you can open up the hole just enough to get the...

you can open up the hole just enough to get the screen in . . . .while an external filter is a good idea, the internal screen/filter keeps any sponge from fouling up the petcock itself . . . . . . .
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,599
Posted By bomber60015
very clever . . . . .and a bit anti-KLR, just for...

very clever . . . . .and a bit anti-KLR, just for irony's sake ;-}
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,477
Posted By bomber60015
LOL -- I'll bet THAT gets some looks!

LOL -- I'll bet THAT gets some looks!
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By bomber60015
the screen is simply a filter, intended to keep...

the screen is simply a filter, intended to keep sponge out of the petcock.

it is OK to enlarge the hold in the tank to accept it . . . .
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,508
Posted By bomber60015
overhead bin flight attendant on...

overhead bin

flight attendant on subminiature aircraft.

when your seat mate asks why you have a helmet with you, ask "where's yours?"
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,477
Posted By bomber60015
I cut that guard off toot sweet . . . . I agree,...

I cut that guard off toot sweet . . . . I agree, it looks the bidness, but was a pain in the butt . . . .

Collins . . . . .I lived near Collinsville for a brief time when I was a sprout . . ....
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,334
Posted By bomber60015
you can make brackets for your bikes, tooling to...

you can make brackets for your bikes, tooling to bend or otherwise form sheet metal and heavy wire, engine turn objects . . . . or just give it to me.

The latter is your best bet, of course.

A...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,477
Posted By bomber60015
my Woodman's pal handle is stacked leathern...

my Woodman's pal handle is stacked leathern washers, like an old KABAR . . .

it started to deteriorate and shrink after a decade or so, and I figured that the treatment I use on the sheaths I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
that seems a bit high . . . . . but, if the bike...

that seems a bit high . . . . . but, if the bike is all you want, and go for it, I say.

I bought a 05 for 1500 a couple of years ago, but it took months of looking to find one at that price . . ....
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6,528
Views: 2,573,654
Posted By bomber60015
Small and light are very subjective terms . . . ....

Small and light are very subjective terms . . . . .

I've got a Nomad (predecessor to the Redverz) . . . I can stand easily (6'1"), but, to be honest, I only use it when i'll be setting up a base...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By bomber60015
I use a Kriega US 10 . . . it holds what I need...

I use a Kriega US 10 . . . it holds what I need it to (extra gloves, a fleece slip over, spare bandana, maybe some jerky or energy bars) . . . . .

It's not the easiest bag to get into, once...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By bomber60015
my guess is that the tire is the gating issue,...

my guess is that the tire is the gating issue, not the height . . . .. I wouldn't want 300+ pounds hanging that far off the end of the truck (I am also guessing as to the weight of your bike). It...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By bomber60015
my experience is that any luggage that looks a...

my experience is that any luggage that looks a bit unusual will set of alarms in the TSA folks noggins . . .multiple bags strapped together seems to fit that category . . .

Remember you have the...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,973
Posted By bomber60015
I spent a day in the Electromotive Plant in...

I spent a day in the Electromotive Plant in Illinois, years ago . . . .one the main assembly areas had a floor of end grain wood . . . .decades of oil soaked into it, and metric tons of small parts...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By bomber60015
I picked up a pair of asterisks in the Flea...

I picked up a pair of asterisks in the Flea Market here . . . . . my knees are also susceptible to hyper-extension, and they've been GREAT for me . . . . . . . .I am very pleased . . . they've saved...
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By bomber60015
James . . . . this is great news . . . .thanks a...

James . . . . this is great news . . . .thanks a million! I'll check out the new function this morning!
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By bomber60015
It could be that I'm hitting your servers at the...

It could be that I'm hitting your servers at the wrong time, but, after 10 or 15 minutes, I tend to wander off somewhere else, rather than wait for pages to load.

iPhone in the US, if that makes...
Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,828
Posted By bomber60015
You must really love your job . . . ..

You must really love your job . . . ..
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,912
Views: 245,497
Posted By bomber60015
My impressing was the the Schrader vales were...

My impressing was the the Schrader vales were there to bleed off pressure created by enthusiastic riding, and not to add air . ... .
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
you can spray almost anything around the carb,...

you can spray almost anything around the carb, boots, and connections to check for vacuum leaks (BTW . . stock petcock? the vacuum operated one?). . . . . I've used water, WD-40, contact cleaner,...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,944
Posted By bomber60015
I had the same experience as the OP, except it...

I had the same experience as the OP, except it was a finger tip that let go after less than 6 months.

I got the same response (lack of "maintenance").

Since I really liked the gloves, I bought...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,003
Posted By bomber60015
Rib protection! W00T!

Rib protection!


W00T!
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
Jim I appreciate the reminder . . . .given...

Jim

I appreciate the reminder . . . .given the stone ax nature of the KLR, it hadn't occurred to me to approach it the same way I would my street or track bikes . . . .

Thanks for setting me...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
I would't have thought the KLR was such a...

I would't have thought the KLR was such a sensitive soul ;-}

Good thought, thanks . .. I'll give it a shot . . .. . (though, as 200 pounds nekid, backing down the rear preload simply isn't an...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By bomber60015
for jig design and general info on frame...

for jig design and general info on frame building, chopper guys have written/published more than other bike types . . . . . .
...
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By bomber60015
outstanding!

outstanding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
that's great news! I'm glad . . .. I'm...

that's great news! I'm glad . . ..

I'm going back to TKCs when these thing wear out . . . . . .

It is GOOD to have choices!
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By bomber60015
Amphibious Motobags

I've never seen these in the flesh, but they look impressive . . . . . .I'm in the beginning stages of research on new soft panniers (my 15 year old Ortliebs are beginning it get a but shop worn . ....
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13,991
Views: 1,415,020
Posted By bomber60015
Hey all . . . . . .. I mounted a set of Shinko...

Hey all . . . . . .. I mounted a set of Shinko 244s on my Gen1 KLR . . . .. I've varied tire pressures, ridden with bags and not, and, IMO, these are the worst tires I've ever ridden . . .

They...
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