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Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,032
Posted By jon_l
That's some special measurements :wink: Laughing...

That's some special measurements :wink: Laughing with you, not at you. That was 1346 ml

Funny because of our Imperial / metric world. I sure wish the US hadn't chickened out converting to...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By jon_l
honing oil for Arkansas whetstone

I recently found my old, 2-sided Arkansas whetstone, but don't have "honing oil". Seems like mineral oil would work fine, but I don't want to do anything that might negatively affect the stone.
...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,217
Posted By jon_l
No insult intended. I just latched onto the...

No insult intended. I just latched onto the PC800 as an unlikely object of lust. They certainly are durable though.

Super Sherpas are a good, small displacement bike for that (Wifey has one),...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 1,488,142
Posted By jon_l
Today, I want a Nomad: ...

Today, I want a Nomad:
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 717,644
Posted By jon_l
That is a beauty Jeephoto. I like the...

That is a beauty Jeephoto. I like the tank-matched side cover so much better than the previously silver cover.

I so wish these were cheaper here in Canada.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,491
Posted By jon_l
Maybe that the fork tubes on the white bike in...

Maybe that the fork tubes on the white bike in the photo above your post (#114) look tooth-pick thin?

I think the bike looks interesting. I'd like a test ride. Never yet found a Kawi dealer that...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 43,240
Posted By jon_l
Cool photo. I gotta ask - what is that doll /...

Cool photo. I gotta ask - what is that doll / person looking thing on the front of her bike??
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 1,488,142
Posted By jon_l
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7575/16125936000_be...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7575/16125936000_be82caa597_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qyZCXj)



No doubt, that's a beauty!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,568
Views: 1,056,060
Posted By jon_l
As posted above, 3M tape. Best is VHB (very high...

As posted above, 3M tape. Best is VHB (very high bond). They assemble cars, trailers, and planes with it.

Go to a sign shop and ask to buy a couple feet of it.

Use isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 1,488,142
Posted By jon_l
This one: ...

This one:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/16/5f8ca79b409529dd34741e8d7ea7636b.jpg

That 750 sure is pretty though!
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 46,962
Posted By jon_l
The new model should be more efficient, not less?

The new model should be more efficient, not less?
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By jon_l
That naked 125 looks high spec and fun. ...

That naked 125 looks high spec and fun.

You're right that 15 HP from a 125 is pushing into the budget 250 class.

You seem to be into sport bikes,and the Yam 125 has premium-spec components,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,690
Posted By jon_l
I read back through 5 previous pages and didn't...

I read back through 5 previous pages and didn't see a single comment that was out of line?

Sounds like a perfect bike for your girlfriend.

Reasonably priced, mostly used bikes are all I have...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,176
Posted By jon_l
I will definitely go check it out if still...

I will definitely go check it out if still available. Look clean. It is a few hours away, and will be a few weeks before I can go.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,176
Posted By jon_l
I read this thread end to end, along with most of...

I read this thread end to end, along with most of the others in Battle Scooters, trying to decide on a mid-size scooter which would be shared with my wife. Mission would be short commutes, errands,...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 212,979
Posted By jon_l
See post 1099 above. Same issue, different...

See post 1099 above. Same issue, different product. Shoot them an email and they reply quickly.

http://www.harborfreight.com/customer-service-contact.html

or phone: 1-800-444-3353
Monday...
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 368,266
Posted By jon_l
What a cool bike! Those wheels are different. ...

What a cool bike! Those wheels are different. Are they 2 halves joined in the center?
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,403
Posted By jon_l
Surprised no feedback on this?

Surprised no feedback on this?
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By jon_l
I respectfully disagree. Someone like the OP who...

I respectfully disagree. Someone like the OP who writes "I am NOT. NOT tech savvy" would have an easier time using a basic GPS than they would a tablet. I believe the GPS would be more resistant to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 46,962
Posted By jon_l
24 months on LT was cited again, in the new...

24 months on LT was cited again, in the new review by motorcycle-usa.com:

"At just a $700 upcharge, the $8699 LT also comes with a two year warranty over the ABS model’s 12-month warranty."
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,249
Posted By jon_l
I believe it is this bike from post 24: ...

I believe it is this bike from post 24:

http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr66/rodstallings/photo3.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,291
Views: 938,156
Posted By jon_l
Nice bike, but that paint ??

Nice bike, but that paint ??
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 212,979
Posted By jon_l
If anyone is considering HF's oscillating...

If anyone is considering HF's oscillating multi-tool, and like me confused because they have 2 tools, with the same photo, at the same price, here is the reason:

ProductSupport Jan 7 at 5:28 PM
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 1,488,142
Posted By jon_l
I am prone to that same sort of analysis...

I am prone to that same sort of analysis Mailbu_dan!

I used do Excel comparisons, and that led me to buying a V-Strom 650, which made perfect sense, because it is about the most sensible choice in...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 46,962
Posted By jon_l
Rider Magazine review cites the longer warranty,...

Rider Magazine review cites the longer warranty, 24 month on the LT:

"...and is now available in two versions, an ABS model ($7,999) and a new LT model ($8,699) that adds 28-liter Kawasaki Quick...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 312,880
Posted By jon_l
Perhaps you should read about it before you...

Perhaps you should read about it before you derail this thread. Clearly you don't know much about the topic.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 249,645
Posted By jon_l
Sleeping bags are made to compress, and websites...

Sleeping bags are made to compress, and websites list the compressed size for backpackers, who care very much about volume. If it is advertised as 7 liters, it will compress to that volume. You...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,159
Views: 312,880
Posted By jon_l
GoonerYoda - Is this the first time you ever...

GoonerYoda - Is this the first time you ever heard of car tires on the rear of a moto? It is referred to as "going over to the dark side" (a Star Wars reference).

The why is cheaper tires than...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,249
Posted By jon_l
Ammo cans are very heavy, and the corners very...

Ammo cans are very heavy, and the corners very pointed. In a tip over they could cause serious injury. Soft luggage is more practical for off road use.

I don't know how the tour pack is mounted,...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,473
Posted By jon_l
Why not just get a basic GPS like a Garmin Nuvi? ...

Why not just get a basic GPS like a Garmin Nuvi? Cheaper than a tablet, simple to use, and I suspect better at navigating. If you aren't computer-savvy, using a tablet will require more effort to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9,089
Views: 1,488,142
Posted By jon_l
I too have considered both the Yam V4 and Honda...

I too have considered both the Yam V4 and Honda flat 6, but that is just too many carbeurators and valves for me! Now I am thinking more along the lines of a Vulcan Nomad/Voyager, Victory Cross...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 249,645
Posted By jon_l
Perhaps you need a new sleeping bag. 35 L is...

Perhaps you need a new sleeping bag. 35 L is more or less 5x what a moderate priced, 32 degree bag should take. For example this...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,617
Posted By jon_l
I have read about these tools, and I want one,...

I have read about these tools, and I want one, but I can't figure out whether each brand requires its own attachments, blades, etc? I would hope that they are like a drill or circular saw and bits...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,345
Posted By jon_l
Speedmaster gets larger front wheel, different...

Speedmaster gets larger front wheel, different rake & trail, different bars, and a tach vs. the America.

Unfortunately, in Canada, the Speedmaster seems to have lost it's 2nd front disc. Does...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 46,962
Posted By jon_l
Canadian version has 12 month warranty:...

Canadian version has 12 month warranty: http://www.kawasaki.ca/product/versys-650-abs-lt

Also 12 for the 1000 LT
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,852
Posted By jon_l
I know it is commonly said, mostly disparagingly,...

I know it is commonly said, mostly disparagingly, and mostly poking at HDs, but.....

do people really ride motos to bars?

On rare occasions, I will have 1 beer with food during a lunch stop...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 28,266
Posted By jon_l
Yes, you would be an idiot to do that commute. ...

Yes, you would be an idiot to do that commute. That is soul-destroying.

I just moved from the big-city with a 1-3/4 to 2 hour (round-trip) daily commute, to a small town with an 8 minute...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,695
Posted By jon_l
That is a fine looking motorcycle!

That is a fine looking motorcycle!
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By jon_l
Well i had to consult Google to be sure. I...

Well i had to consult Google to be sure. I sucked at Chem too :1drink
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By jon_l
Understood. CO is a result of combustion...

Understood. CO is a result of combustion regardless of fuel. We would not be able to have a fan going during a power outage, which was the primary reason for the purchase.

Good idea to have...
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