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Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,082
Posted By banjobart
PM and email sent.

PM and email sent.
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,434
Posted By banjobart
My favorite riding pants: 5.11 Tactical Stryke...

My favorite riding pants: 5.11 Tactical Stryke pants in black. Water resistant but breathes freely and quick dry. Very comfortable. These look like casual dress pants. Check/search ebay.

For...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,369
Posted By banjobart
I think four is the acceptable minimum.

I think four is the acceptable minimum.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-14-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,604
Posted By banjobart
Shot Plenty.

Shot Plenty.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-14-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,525
Posted By banjobart
Water cooled bikes for 10K miles between oil...

Water cooled bikes for 10K miles between oil changes, of course.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,525
Posted By banjobart
I'm good for 10,000 miles between changes with...

I'm good for 10,000 miles between changes with Amsoil synthetic. That's Alaska and back for me, did it twice. Bikes still run like new.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,093
Posted By banjobart
I just stay in cheap motels. I use the Devilbiss...

I just stay in cheap motels. I use the Devilbiss CPAP. It is a very quiet, compact and reliable machine. I do not want to stop and charge a battery pack.

If I lay down I stop breathing within a...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 23,551
Posted By banjobart
I avoid cities with a population over 50,000 and...

I avoid cities with a population over 50,000 and all bars after dark.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,604
Posted By banjobart
If I do not leave the USA I also tuck a Kahr PM9...

If I do not leave the USA I also tuck a Kahr PM9 and Keltec 380 in the pockets. I like those items in my pants with the wallets. Then when I go to bed the pants and all my stuff are within arm's...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,604
Posted By banjobart
I use two wallets, one in each front pants pocket...

I use two wallets, one in each front pants pocket with a Spyderco or Benchmade folding knife clipped to the pocket edge. I split my cash evenly and add a good credit card, AMA card, health card and...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 276,868
Posted By banjobart
Less, for a Z1000, but not much less.

Less, for a Z1000, but not much less.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 276,868
Posted By banjobart
I would buy one but Progressive wants to charge...

I would buy one but Progressive wants to charge me 10 times as much to insure it as my other bikes., like the Suzuki 1250FA "Bandit" which is about the same performance as the Ninja 1000. Progressive...
Forum: Beasts 06-16-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By banjobart
Don't worry about a thing. You will wear out...

Don't worry about a thing. You will wear out befre the bike does.
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,205
Posted By banjobart
I would get the DL1000. I would trade 50 pounds...

I would get the DL1000. I would trade 50 pounds for 50% more power any day on any bike. The real world new and used prices are similar, not a factor whatsoever.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,384
Posted By banjobart
Walmart has them, search for the Coleman version,...

Walmart has them, search for the Coleman version, same thing. $19.88.

Search for "ATV seat"
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,640
Posted By banjobart
I llike my Cee Baileys sport model on my XR650L.

I llike my Cee Baileys sport model on my XR650L.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 223,426
Posted By banjobart
Spyderco D'Allara for me because it is in my...

Spyderco D'Allara for me because it is in my pocket every waking moment. A 4" heavy blade folder like this knife is most useful for me. The Manix or Mlilitary model is similar in stature.

Al Mar,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25,143
Views: 4,434,095
Posted By banjobart
Use 3M stair tread tape from your local hardware....

Use 3M stair tread tape from your local hardware. The gray color is less abrasive than the black color. I use it on everything that needs more gription.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By banjobart
No, it's 25 years old. There are many model year...

No, it's 25 years old. There are many model year 2000+ bikes out there to buy cheaply, unless you would rather wrench than ride.
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,258
Posted By banjobart
Shadow Cruiser is a good brand that makes a...

Shadow Cruiser is a good brand that makes a campers perfect for a SRW F-250, even a F-150 (both with air bags).
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By banjobart
Extended service plans are usually poor value...

Extended service plans are usually poor value insurance policy purchases. I transferred my 2007 DL1000 Suzuki plan with no hassle in 2009. Any hassle and I would have blown it offf.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 174,470
Posted By banjobart
BS? Then stay home and dream about it. Some of us...

BS? Then stay home and dream about it. Some of us get out and do it. I did it in a Ford Falcon in 1970, the AK HWY was all gravel back then. I went back in 2009 on a VTX 1800. I am returning in 2013...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 174,470
Posted By banjobart
I will pass you and wave! I hope that you can get...

I will pass you and wave! I hope that you can get a month off work. Otherwise a bigger bike can get there and back in two weeks, three if you want extensive sight seeing like me. Maybe we will chat...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 174,470
Posted By banjobart
Don't take the DR650 to Alaska. Folks I saw on...

Don't take the DR650 to Alaska. Folks I saw on 650 singles in 2009 looked miserable. Too slow and very cold. Distances are vast and the road is mostly nice. Frequently 80 MPH all day long. The most...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,942
Posted By banjobart
This guy needs the '69 Honda Mini trail I had in...

This guy needs the '69 Honda Mini trail I had in junior high. It would tear the socks off any Triumph and rip down the road, nearly stripping your arns out of their shoulder sockets. The cops had no...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,401
Posted By banjobart
I just picked up a very nice 2004 DRZ 400 for...

I just picked up a very nice 2004 DRZ 400 for $1,800 and I love it! I had a XT250 and there is no comparison, like night and day. The 400 has lots more power for the highway pavement yet is equally...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,806
Posted By banjobart
My used $100 First Gear Kilimandu works for me...

My used $100 First Gear Kilimandu works for me with a fleece vest underneath. I rode 100 miles at 28 degrees recently and was fine, although I was very glad to get to my destination.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,225
Posted By banjobart
I found a 2008 XT250 a couple weeks ago, only...

I found a 2008 XT250 a couple weeks ago, only 1,800 miles and $2,000. I am enjoying it, my first dual sport.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,173
Posted By banjobart
You have chosen to select one from among the...

You have chosen to select one from among the perfect bikes for you. Get the first one that is a killer deal! I just got a 2008 XT250 for $2,000 with 1,800 miles on it. Fall and winter are the time to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,400
Posted By banjobart
I bought a new 2005 Speedmaster and rode it...

I bought a new 2005 Speedmaster and rode it around for 5 years.Great Bike! But I sold it, my problem is that I buy a new bike every year and something has to go to make room.
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,597
Posted By banjobart
You can't go wrong with a FJR, it's a great bike....

You can't go wrong with a FJR, it's a great bike. I found mine locally last month, a 2007 with 7,400 miles and new tires for $7,700.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 44,176
Posted By banjobart
Get the DL1000, you will never notice the extra...

Get the DL1000, you will never notice the extra 40 pounds over the 650 but the 50% more power will be noticed every time you ride.
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By banjobart
The DL100 is a great all around bike, it's not...

The DL100 is a great all around bike, it's not afraid of gravel or the Interstate.
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,441
Posted By banjobart
The brakes on the SB are lousy. It is a death...

The brakes on the SB are lousy. It is a death trap. I bought a HD with doulble discs up front so I can live to ride another day.
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 54,806
Posted By banjobart
Ugh, I agree, a POS.

Ugh, I agree, a POS.
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