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Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,403
Posted By bikefree
Here is my setup. Works like a charm and only...

Here is my setup. Works like a charm and only takes a minute to install. It fits to my Bestem top box rack.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/24021234@N00/9475727749" title="20130804_100049...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,873
Posted By bikefree
Yes, this works for me.

Yes, this works for me.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,271
Posted By bikefree
My buddy straps a dog crate to the back of his...

My buddy straps a dog crate to the back of his bike. He carries 2 dogs at once back there most of the time. The dogs love it and he never has any problems. Same location as a human. Shouldn't be any...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,144
Posted By bikefree
Interesting thread. I wonder why the strap...

Interesting thread. I wonder why the strap debate is so heated. The camp chair discussion seems civilized. No arguing or name calling about the merits of the kermit over the alote. Not that...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,380
Posted By bikefree
REI just changed their return policy to one year....

REI just changed their return policy to one year. No more lifetime returns and only 30 days for stuff bought from their outlet.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,908
Posted By bikefree
Got a used pair of Rally's for Christmas. I have...

Got a used pair of Rally's for Christmas. I have been enjoying them. I like a boot with a heel. When I want to adjust my position, I hang the heels on the back pegs.

A comfortable boot and looks...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 30,371
Posted By bikefree
The scrambler is nice I guess, but the Strom has...

The scrambler is nice I guess, but the Strom has so much going for it. The strom has ABS, a better engine, ergonomics, a windshield, and well managed engine heat.

The Triumph is a toy compared to...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,822
Posted By bikefree
The Galaxy S3 is on sale for cheap now that the...

The Galaxy S3 is on sale for cheap now that the S4 is out. You can easily port your Itunes over. You get a replaceable battery and can upgrade the memory. Spend the extra money and get Otter Armor...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,300
Posted By bikefree
I like my tank bag. I use it for sunglasses,...

I like my tank bag. I use it for sunglasses, microfiber towel, earplugs etc etc. My motorcycle purse. Can't live without it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-12-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,323
Posted By bikefree
I have worked and played in Atlanta since 1996. I...

I have worked and played in Atlanta since 1996. I commute every day, leave my car in the inner city to run before work. I drive to different locations for work and park my car in the most crime...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,281
Posted By bikefree
Agreed! You can get your speed jollies at work...

Agreed! You can get your speed jollies at work and transition to the dual sport for recreation.
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,866
Posted By bikefree
Cyclegear has he transition for $99 today. For...

Cyclegear has he transition for $99 today. For that price you can buy it and still get a mesh jacket. Think this deal will be over today or tomorrow at the latest.
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,622
Posted By bikefree
I have a 30 degree Silver Creek BA bag with...

I have a 30 degree Silver Creek BA bag with insulated BA pad. Best sleeping experience ever. Extremely comfy, lots of room, comfortable pad and I have been warm at 35 degrees. Haven't tried at lower...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,246
Posted By bikefree
I don't think it matters what camo you wear. Camo...

I don't think it matters what camo you wear. Camo is only worn as a fashion statement in the US. In Europe, wear black if you want to fit in.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,162
Posted By bikefree
Anyone try the Sedici Hotwire heated gear?

Looking for heated gear and put off by the price of most of the popular brands. CycleGear has a new line of Sedici Hotwire gear that is reasonably priced and has a lifetime warranty. The current deal...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,822
Posted By bikefree
I realize that boots are necessary, but are boots...

I realize that boots are necessary, but are boots with armor necessary on the tarmac? We have 2 images of riders who had armored boots that still had serious injuries. Both claim that they would have...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 95,828
Posted By bikefree
Just saw the Flex Lite at REI. Looks like a nice...

Just saw the Flex Lite at REI. Looks like a nice addition to the list. Plus with you get the REI lifetime guarantee.


http://www.rei.com/zoom/ss/d12656ad-e683-403a-a73a-6e40b5d8a2dc.jpg/150
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 29,580
Posted By bikefree
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By bikefree
I have had a pair of Keens for over 5 years. They...

I have had a pair of Keens for over 5 years. They have held up well and I wear them year round. They are finally about ready to need replacement and I will buy another pair.
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,572
Posted By bikefree
07 DL650 Without a doubt. Love it more every...

07 DL650 Without a doubt. Love it more every time I ride it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 37,038
Posted By bikefree
Seven pages and still no answer to the original...

Seven pages and still no answer to the original question. A couple people gave their guesses at CT size. One person entered a report on his experience with CTs on a DL1000 and didn't give a tire...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 288,134
Posted By bikefree
Whats in the tube?

Curious, watcha puttin in the tubes? Other than tools that is.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 53,111
Posted By bikefree
REI camp stowaway chair looks nice. I think it...

REI camp stowaway chair looks nice. I think it was brought up before.

http://www.rei.com/zoom/mm/1576ef9f-ba84-4141-9218-31b4d955d9d6.jpg/150

8X28 inches packed
5 lb 9 oz
$45

Kermit...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,389
Posted By bikefree
If you buy one, shipping is an issue. I bought...

If you buy one, shipping is an issue. I bought three for less than $20. Three buffs will cost you $60 plus shipping.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,389
Posted By bikefree
Cheap Buff

I love my Buff. I use it on the motorcycle, but also while running or on my bicycle. Keeps me warm and soaks up sweat. The Buff stays on my head where a traditional bandanna would always fall off....
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By bikefree
So why not buy the Dealextreme bag for $33...

So why not buy the Dealextreme bag for $33 instead of the maxpedition for $99?

Just curious.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,876
Posted By bikefree
This is true? Honda sells more bikes than all of...

This is true? Honda sells more bikes than all of the other manufacturers combined? Honda sells more bikes in a week than harley sells in a year? Honda sells more bikes in 3 days than BMW sells in a...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,160
Posted By bikefree
When I first started out, I was on a budget. I...

When I first started out, I was on a budget. I bought a jacket,helmet, and pants for around $100 each, I got Fieldsheer for the jacket and pants and HJC for the helmet. Look on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,876
Posted By bikefree
How many bikes do manufacturers sell?

I just read an article saying that Harley sold around 240,000 bikes in 2011. How many bikes do other manufacturer's sell in a year? Just curious.

Article...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,966
Posted By bikefree
I sat on one and don't think it is a smaller...

I sat on one and don't think it is a smaller bike. The bulbous front end is different but it is still as tall as ever, just a different front end.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,533
Posted By bikefree
Get a bungee net for the back seat. Anything I...

Get a bungee net for the back seat. Anything I can't fit in my top case will fit in the bungee net.
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,935
Posted By bikefree
I have the Eureka Apex 2XT and it does well for...

I have the Eureka Apex 2XT and it does well for my needs. If I were to buy again, I would look at REI, check out the tent that I wanted and look at sales and rei.com outlet store. With REI, you can...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,533
Posted By bikefree
My problem with the Givi is that with the rack...

My problem with the Givi is that with the rack and case it is twice the cost of the Bestem. But, if you already have the Motech rack and Givi mounting plate, then go for the Givi. I own and always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 64,227
Posted By bikefree
Love my strom and the lights are bright but..... ...

Love my strom and the lights are bright but.....

http://eugenereisch.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/lights_on.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,195
Posted By bikefree
I use my headlamp for hashing which means I run...

I use my headlamp for hashing which means I run with it in the rain, through creeks and generally beat the heck out of it. I'm not saying the brand I have is the best, but the black diamond I have...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,566
Posted By bikefree
I like the hokey but reliable HUGlight. I've used...

I like the hokey but reliable HUGlight. I've used it year round for over 2 years as a reading light at home. During camping trips, I use it for reading, walking around and then hang it from a hook at...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,225
Posted By bikefree
I got a BA air mattress and a camping stove. Both...

I got a BA air mattress and a camping stove. Both for motorcycle style camping.

Merry F ing christmas you FFs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,525
Posted By bikefree
There is nothing better after a long and...

There is nothing better after a long and stressful day at work than getting on my motorcycle and riding through the traffic. Traffic riding requires my full concentration. My mind is completely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,493
Posted By bikefree
I love my strom as a commuter and every day I...

I love my strom as a commuter and every day I ride it to work I tell myself it is the best for sitting high on the road, great gas mileage, dependable, cheap on fuel, tears up the highway and is an...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,692
Posted By bikefree
I believe that the holy trinity for warm hands...

I believe that the holy trinity for warm hands includes:


Heated grips
Handlebar muffs
Handguards to keep the muffs off the controls


My muffs are from ducksunlimited. They are your...
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