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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,287
Posted By Bicyclist
We have a room reservation for Sunday night. ...

We have a room reservation for Sunday night. We'll ride the road on Monday.:clap

Last time, I had 5 days of perfect weather riding out and it poured rain the day I rode through the park. I only...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,287
Posted By Bicyclist
I made motel reservations some time ago hoping to...

I made motel reservations some time ago hoping to ride the road on Thursday before the weekend rush. Guess that isn't going to happen.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,287
Posted By Bicyclist
Anybody heard anything about progress on the road?

Anybody heard anything about progress on the road?
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Glad to see that you're home safe. I'm on the...

Glad to see that you're home safe. I'm on the road and missed a few days, but I'll get caught up. We've been dodging storms in Iowa. Headed to Buffalo, Wyoming today.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, guys.

Thanks, guys.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
It wasn't VE that I was asking about; it was...

It wasn't VE that I was asking about; it was WebUpdater. I was just trying to get the firmware up to date.

On another topic, do you prefer the camera mounted to the side of your helmet or on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,980
Posted By Bicyclist
They'll ask whether you have pepper spray. The...

They'll ask whether you have pepper spray. The answer is,"No." The stuff you have is "bear spray". Look on the label, and you'll see it's made in Canada. Bear spray is legal, pepper spray that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Earthquake reported out in the Aleutians. ...

Earthquake reported out in the Aleutians. Tsunami warning for coastal Alaska. Keep yer eyeballs peeled.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Almost home! Recognized the Deception Pass...

Almost home!

Recognized the Deception Pass bridge. When the tide changes, the water really rolls through the pass. It was just as overcast when I went through there.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
It was! But it's going to rain here tomorrow, so...

It was! But it's going to rain here tomorrow, so the VIRB won't get a test on the bike until Sunday. So tomorrow, I'll install the VIRB Edit thing and play around with it and figure out how to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
Thanks, I'm running a Mac and found it in the App...

Thanks, I'm running a Mac and found it in the App Store. Is it better to use the App or download directly from Garmin?
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
That's VIRB Edit, right? Don't they have an...

That's VIRB Edit, right? Don't they have an updater for firmware on their site somewhere?

Nevermind, found WebUpdater and the thing is now running 3.70
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 124,241
Posted By Bicyclist
Mine came today and I'd like to get it up to...

Mine came today and I'd like to get it up to speed. Where do I go to do a firmware update? Either I'm blind or they don't spell it out very well. By the way, it's running ver 2.60.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,385
Posted By Bicyclist
I don't know. But I can say that in the 4 trips...

I don't know. But I can say that in the 4 trips I made to various parts of Canada last year and a bunch of others (been married to a Canadian for 31 years), I've never been asked for one.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,239
Posted By Bicyclist
:tb Do you remember the name of that place?

:tb

Do you remember the name of that place?
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Oooo! Oooo! Ride down to Joseph and then take NF...

Oooo! Oooo! Ride down to Joseph and then take NF 39 over to the Hells Canyon. Lovely road!
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Hi Gary, I've been out riding so haven't been...

Hi Gary, I've been out riding so haven't been reading the ride reports lately. I was really pleased to see yours the other day and spent a marathon session getting caught up. Lots of pics of places...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,630
Posted By Bicyclist
Hwy 12 is a beautiful road. Lewis and Clark...

Hwy 12 is a beautiful road.

Lewis and Clark really struggled when they passed through the area. They had to climb over a tremendous amount of downed timber and were desperately short of supplies....
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Bicyclist
Looking forward to the rest of the report. I was...

Looking forward to the rest of the report. I was in Durbin this past weekend and ate at Al's. The club sandwich and an ice tea was $6.55. Didn't get the fries. Rode some of the TET and had a good...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,099
Posted By Bicyclist
Just a word of advice; bolt it down. I've seen...

Just a word of advice; bolt it down. I've seen those metal sheds blown away in storms.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 45,154
Posted By Bicyclist
Fraid not, I'm going to be at the Cass rally over...

Fraid not, I'm going to be at the Cass rally over the hill. Hope to ride some of the TET.

Also hope to meet some of the characters I see posting on ADV some day.

George
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 1,594,894
Posted By Bicyclist
Spent the weekend down in Natural Bridge, VA and...

Spent the weekend down in Natural Bridge, VA and found some nice roads.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010922_zpsdba23299.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 45,154
Posted By Bicyclist
You guys know this character? ...

You guys know this character?

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b217/rollsonwheels/P1010920_zps34359d5b.jpg (http://s20.photobucket.com/user/rollsonwheels/media/P1010920_zps34359d5b.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By Bicyclist
Outstanding! You Uralogists know how to have...

Outstanding! You Uralogists know how to have fun.:D
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,138
Posted By Bicyclist
The fiberglass ones are too heavy to remove by...

The fiberglass ones are too heavy to remove by yourself without mechanical help. Some people rig up pulley systems from their garage ceilings and lift them off that way. It's only necessary to lift...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 1,594,894
Posted By Bicyclist
If you're going to do it yourself, go ahead. ...

If you're going to do it yourself, go ahead. Then you'll know exactly what you have. Why wait 16,000 miles to find out that some assembler was having a bad day and didn't get it right? Like Ronnie...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By Bicyclist
Cripes! They quoted me something like $105 to...

Cripes! They quoted me something like $105 to ship a tire from MD to Denver. Didn't do it.
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bicyclist
My experience with bicycles as well. But, what...

My experience with bicycles as well. But, what the heck, try it and see whether it works. If it does, you're golden. If it doesn't, you'll know not to do it again.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 978
Posted By Bicyclist
That's what I found. I planned to ship a tire I...

That's what I found. I planned to ship a tire I had on hand to a friend in CO to hold for me to pick up later. It was ridiculously expensive at the local UPS store. Fedex was better, but not by...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,454
Posted By Bicyclist
And riding through the bushes won't scratch it at...

And riding through the bushes won't scratch it at all! :lol3

Another way to make a windscreen is to cut up a plastic trash can. There's a thread on that method somewhere around here.

edit:...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By Bicyclist
I've used a couple of Coke cans with the top and...

I've used a couple of Coke cans with the top and bottom cut off. I slit each one top to bottom so that I had a rectangle of aluminum. Punched air holes in the lower end with a paper punch and then...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 222,004
Posted By Bicyclist
Use a scraper. That's a nice looking piece. You...

Use a scraper. That's a nice looking piece. You going to butterfly the cracks?
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 1,594,894
Posted By Bicyclist
Well, it ain't pretty, but it ought to do the...

Well, it ain't pretty, but it ought to do the job. I've been thinking along similar lines. Be interested to see how it works out, Kory.
Forum: The Garage 04-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Bicyclist
Mine was built in '52 with cast iron. For some...

Mine was built in '52 with cast iron. For some reason, the cleanout plug was leaded in. It took more time to get rid of the plug than it did to clear the clog. There's a nice expanding test plug...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 1,594,894
Posted By Bicyclist
Ooo! Much prettier than mine. But yours doesn't...

Ooo! Much prettier than mine. But yours doesn't have the sexy Rubbermaid logo mine has.:D

You wouldn't happen to have a side shot, would you? I need to adjust mine to be more vertical, I think.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Bicyclist
Cogswell and your dealer are correct. Just in...

Cogswell and your dealer are correct. Just in case you need to hear it again.

edit: since the port is only good for about 5 A before the CAN system shuts it down, a lot of guys disconnect it and...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 222,004
Posted By Bicyclist
Wife spots post, says, "Whataya mean? It has a...

Wife spots post, says, "Whataya mean? It has a ramp!" Mumbles, "That guy's fucked in the head."

:rofl
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By Bicyclist
+1 Myler's did good work for me. ...

+1 Myler's did good work for me.

http://www.motorcycleradiators.com
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,953
Posted By Bicyclist
:D Thanks for the report. Lots of reminders of...

:D Thanks for the report. Lots of reminders of my trip to Yellowknife last Summer.

Right you are that there aren't many ride reports to that neck of the woods. I went there after riding to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Bicyclist
I think you should paint yer punkin pink to match...

I think you should paint yer punkin pink to match her pants.:D
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