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Forum: Americas Today, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By kantuckid
I live nearby Natural Bridge SP and while this is...

I live nearby Natural Bridge SP and while this is a beautiful area, gravel roads are few. Whats not state park nearby is all in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Those roads are dirt and mostly not...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By kantuckid
When you start buying gas for a many thousands of...

When you start buying gas for a many thousands of mile trip westward(where as said it will not be warm yet anyway) a fly & rent to Nica or CR makes more sense $ wise. FL maybe for some warmth but can...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By kantuckid
That sleeping bag thing-maybe you should rethink...

That sleeping bag thing-maybe you should rethink that one?:rofl:rofl
or plan the trip for a more logical season...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By kantuckid
My point/question was, that I have (only) a...

My point/question was, that I have (only) a magnetic strip card & found myself unable to refuel with THAT! card & was being inquisitive toward other locations where that may now have become a problem...
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By kantuckid
USA Credit Cards in Mexico, CA & SA?

Have any of the countries south of USA gone to the embedded safety chip plastic cards?
They can be a PIA in Europe if you can only get gas, etc. with a CC from USA with magnetic stripe only!
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By kantuckid
If, a big if, you count your money then I'd look...

If, a big if, you count your money then I'd look elsewhere. I have lived in E KY since 1973 & land cost much less here than where you named yet my "non-coal county has all the waterfalls & cliffs I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
I'll chime in here on ear plugs as "not an...

I'll chime in here on ear plugs as "not an option"-if you like to hear well... They are an essential part of reducing noise induced hearing loss, period.:wink:

As for painting a bike: the cost can...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
I like my Roadgear brand bag-they come in several...

I like my Roadgear brand bag-they come in several sizes and very well made. Military waterproof laundry bags are also good when bungeed down. I sold all I had extra here in flea mkt for $3 each last...
Forum: Americas 09-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By kantuckid
First off I'm sure not a foreign language...

First off I'm sure not a foreign language expert-FA from it!:rofl I did do a week Spanish school in Oaxaca & immersion with a family. It was a very good school. I should know as I am a retired ed...
Forum: Americas 09-05-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,636
Posted By kantuckid
I have some interest in the trip but will not...

I have some interest in the trip but will not commit until late in year at earliest.As more people get involved I may lose interest as I dislike larger groups and typically ride alone.
FWIW, when...
Forum: The Garage 08-30-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,302
Posted By kantuckid
Here we are, poisoning the soil! One of my...

Here we are, poisoning the soil!
One of my kids is an atmospheric guy that does the scrubbers for power plants-a chem engr. & he says burning waste oil is a good way to breath some seriously bad...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
Do I sniff a cheap deal on a bike coming up?:D

Do I sniff a cheap deal on a bike coming up?:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
There seems to be a case of "burr's in the...

There seems to be a case of "burr's in the saddles" on this forum? Folllows are random various thoughts after a few days away here...

It's simple enough-these bikes DO get ~ 70mpg and that's A...
Forum: Latin America 08-25-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 52,283
Posted By kantuckid
A "ferry" with 300 crew members? Hmmmm:D

A "ferry" with 300 crew members? Hmmmm:D
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By kantuckid
read??? post #5:wink:

read??? post #5:wink:
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,668
Posted By kantuckid
The "maple problem" as I brought it up is about...

The "maple problem" as I brought it up is about the roots, not the seeds & they are "against the law in some cities. Keep it if roots are not an issue for sewer or drainage otherwise it's dig up...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,668
Posted By kantuckid
What species of tree is growing nearby? It sort...

What species of tree is growing nearby? It sort of appears to be a "soft maple,silver maple,etc."? If so, that is a tree that will take over any in-ground drainage system & they are actually banned...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,668
Posted By kantuckid
Being from KS, I had to look up the rainfall...

Being from KS, I had to look up the rainfall figures-which are slightly over 30" annually- typical of a politco , he was lying. :wink: I've never lived on the desert but seems odd to me to need...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,807
Posted By kantuckid
I've painted lots of wheels using base coat/clear...

I've painted lots of wheels using base coat/clear coat. Prep em & paint em, if you must.
FWIW, the oem finish on my Tundra, silver, cast alu wheels was bubbling & I got Toyota to repaint them under...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,668
Posted By kantuckid
In a different situation for runoff I have...

In a different situation for runoff I have installed a plastic ground drain that has a grill top and similar to a "gutter in the ground" to head off rain water that comes off a slope onto a concrete...
Forum: The Garage 08-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By kantuckid
Ride the MC or take the tank to a AB paint...

Ride the MC or take the tank to a AB paint supply-one that you've called prior & like the sound of what they suggest- & ask for a paint match. Ducati dealer or online forum may also know what paint...
Forum: Latin America 08-11-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By kantuckid
What you propose is a good way to pay too much...

What you propose is a good way to pay too much for the MC. It only makes sense based on the fly down, ride back notion, otherwise buy a MC in TX,NM,AZ or CA(or wherever else the deals are) and ride...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By kantuckid
Most Walmarts allow overnight parking-listed in...

Most Walmarts allow overnight parking-listed in the atlas they sell-however, 2-3 weeks I don't see them OK'ing that one. Look for an inmate here & in regionals.
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By kantuckid
It might be worth a try- post on Horizons...

It might be worth a try- post on Horizons Unlimited under "riders seeking riders" it gets decent activity there. Another idea would be to contact one of the AZ MC clubs for a ride partner-many there...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
I have a TT bracket with a tall Sertao WS(don't...

I have a TT bracket with a tall Sertao WS(don't know the inches @ this moment) on my G650GS & I'm the exact same height-I'm shrinking- as Karmatourer(70+ yrs,married,3 "kids", don't "do" Horo's,dk...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By kantuckid
All the rides from ocean to mtns are among the...

All the rides from ocean to mtns are among the best in Mexico-none are bad. I'd ride toward Patzcuaro/Morelia from where you're located or maybe Oaxaca(city). Then down toward San Cristobal & across...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By kantuckid
You might take a look @ www.motorcycleroads.us...

You might take a look @ www.motorcycleroads.us (http://www.motorcycleroads.us) to see if you need to tweak your route and catch a good MC road. None in particular jump out at me viewing your map as...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By kantuckid
This thread and the OP's concept of an...

This thread and the OP's concept of an entertaining ride-is amusing. Having been to Detroit several times prior it does, however, offer more than abandoned buildings. It is the only place I've...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
Rickjames: +1 The clutch/light operation...

Rickjames:
+1
The clutch/light operation isn't a problem for me, even with my stubby fingers. BMW trannys are clunky but do the job. Neutral can be elusive sometimes, not others. Getting used to...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By kantuckid
#2 nails it. Any time spent other than repainting...

#2 nails it. Any time spent other than repainting is wasted time & money. As CO, ride it until winter, then...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,722
Posted By kantuckid
We have had one of these for several years & use...

We have had one of these for several years & use it all the time for travel or to transport food to family activities. They are very durable & don't leak either. On fly & drive trips we have filled...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By kantuckid
OP has ordered but for others reading this thread...

OP has ordered but for others reading this thread I'm using military crew bags inside my pelicans-ebay or web has them & much cheaper & very sturdy compared to other purpose built bags. Measure & see...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,668
Posted By kantuckid
Hmm. A rotating engine assembly is either in...

Hmm. A rotating engine assembly is either in balance- or not. I honestly don't know but would assume the engine mfg. has a handle on that? FWIW,I once paid serious money (1960's) to balance a...
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,572
Posted By kantuckid
With that much sticking out why not just take a...

With that much sticking out why not just take a small pair of vise grips and move it? You said you had 3/4 turn-that's enough for an easy removal. If they are newer it helps as the jaw teeth grip...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,668
Posted By kantuckid
Silly boys in St Louis... :lol3 Kind of hard to...

Silly boys in St Louis... :lol3 Kind of hard to believe that ALL shops in a town that big march in lock step? Higher rate is total BS.
I've used them for years & like the beads. Bought mine in bulk...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 24,929
Views: 1,984,533
Posted By kantuckid
r.e., "nearly learnt"-we called it "the brown...

r.e., "nearly learnt"-we called it "the brown eye" in the army:rofl
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,663
Posted By kantuckid
FWIW, I have a plier type punch specifically used...

FWIW, I have a plier type punch specifically used for sewing leather-makes a hole of about 1/16", similar to the holes on a baseball cover.
Tires are tough items! I remember when the Mexicans used...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 474,793
Posted By kantuckid
My thoughts on speedo conversion: your question...

My thoughts on speedo conversion: your question reminds me of the customs broker in Ontario that wanted me to pay him $800 USD to put a kilometers to MPH decal on the speedometer of a Canadian BMW...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,740
Posted By kantuckid
Torx bit as an extractor? I suppose in a pinch,...

Torx bit as an extractor? I suppose in a pinch, maybe. Extractors get a bad wrap-any of us that have pulled wrenches for a living know they do break & can be harder to get out at that point than the...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,740
Posted By kantuckid
Any engine or machine part can be delicate-just...

Any engine or machine part can be delicate-just depends on the what & the where! Not to "look down at your skill set" but the very nature of this thread , i.e.,understanding torque values & BIG...
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