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Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,005
Posted By DonM
I have had great results adding a stick on reader...

I have had great results adding a stick on reader lens to the lower part of both non prescription sunglasses and yellow driving/ shooting glasses with a product that is now called HydroTac. You can...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By DonM
OP, give it a go and let us know how it works,...

OP, give it a go and let us know how it works, might be of interest to the rest of us. :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By DonM
A wind blocking light nylon golf jacket ( I...

A wind blocking light nylon golf jacket ( I prefer a jacket with a full zip) over warmth layer and under riding jacket, which is usually a Klim or Aerostitch. Even put the golf jacket over electrics...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
While you are building out, put the tools you are...

While you are building out, put the tools you are using in a separated tray and inventory them time-to-time. That builds a list. There are a few that get used very little but would be nice to have...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By DonM
Lining also preserves the gore tex back side of...

Lining also preserves the gore tex back side of the jacket fabric.
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,561
Posted By DonM
I got a pair of wool sox from Sierra Trading that...

I got a pair of wool sox from Sierra Trading that were well over the knee almost half way up the thigh. Advertised as hiking sox and really warm like long johns. If you can find such a thing I...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By DonM
If these are going on sale it's because a new...

If these are going on sale it's because a new update is coming. Things that I am looking forward to include an easily removable shield!

The current offering is a good lid but lacked a lot of the...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By DonM
Do you need both 87 terminals hot together? There...

Do you need both 87 terminals hot together? There is also one wher there is 87 and 87a which appears to be one or the other "87" is hot but not both at the same time. Double throw is what I think...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By DonM
Check in Over at airheads.org where you era of...

Check in Over at airheads.org where you era of bike is the main course.

Good folks with lots of know how, maybe a used part for you, too.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By DonM
If too much chatter on One channel you have about...

If too much chatter on One channel you have about 40 to choose from.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By DonM
If you just need a quick check in with an"I'm OK"...

If you just need a quick check in with an"I'm OK" a spot device is good. If you need either emergency conversation or want to have an expensive long conversation maybe you can rent a sat phone.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,628
Posted By DonM
Heated gloves work well but get the heavier ones...

Heated gloves work well but get the heavier ones to get plenty of insulation. Grips warm the palm, gloves tend to concentrate on the outside of the fingers and the thumb tip, which is the one digit...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By DonM
First post in 3 years? Welcome!:clap

First post in 3 years? Welcome!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
Marzocchi shiver fork conversion for XC

Tell me just 'zactly I am looking for in a set of compression and rebound adjustable forks for an X Challenge. Appears that 45 mm is one dimension I need to look for, what other specs are important....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By DonM
And take pictures!:rofl

And take pictures!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By DonM
Do you dare put a VOM on it with ign. on or look...

Do you dare put a VOM on it with ign. on or look for continuity from one prong to ground and one to positive ?
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By DonM
One reason I have employer sae and then coax on...

One reason I have employer sae and then coax on the heated gear, jacket to bike in particular, is that it is sort of "quick release" when pulled on. Sometimes I have walked away from the bike before...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 18,440
Posted By DonM
Just came on this thread again, looks as thought...

Just came on this thread again, looks as thought the new ring is available for 07 x challenge?

Let me know where, when and how much to get one. Mine is non-abs.

Best regards,
Don M
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By DonM
Heated jacket connectors have morphed over the...

Heated jacket connectors have morphed over the years from Powerlet (BMW plug) to SAEs then to coax plugs. From my experience, the cig. lighter is best used to adapt to a USB charger outlet, I usually...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By DonM
Please share this info!:ear

Please share this info!:ear
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,207
Posted By DonM
Perhaps build some thermal mass into the box like...

Perhaps build some thermal mass into the box like a layer of dense firebricks to hold heat. If you have AC on the job site a large cooler with a heating element in it could keep the goo soft nearby. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
Found what I needed on the Lynx website, one on...

Found what I needed on the Lynx website, one on the way!:clap
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By DonM
This cartridge refill company has great prices on...

This cartridge refill company has great prices on hp inkjet cartridges, typically <$10 per and last and preform as well as HP brand. Printer never protests it's not OEM and even while sitting for...
Forum: Vendors 11-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,684
Posted By DonM
Way Cool! This is the kind of effort that...

Way Cool!

This is the kind of effort that makes this forum so great!

Thank You!
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 963
Posted By DonM
Beads let you get that minty fresh feeling of...

Beads let you get that minty fresh feeling of cool air on the arse when it's sweaty hot out there. I like how one can quickly change the many pressure points that the beads provide. In cool weather,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
How about a photo from the pilots seat? Would...

How about a photo from the pilots seat? Would like to see what space is available to mount ignition switch, guages and GPS etc.

Nice looking!
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,771
Posted By DonM
Sounds like the other reviews were right on....

Sounds like the other reviews were right on. Quality has its cost, you get what you pay for. I have installed Hotgrips on several bike and they are quality and worth the cost.

Good luck with the...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By DonM
Cheap to, and better quality than the price...

Cheap to, and better quality than the price indicates.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,701
Posted By DonM
+1 on this! Get it big enough to go over your...

+1 on this! Get it big enough to go over your insulating layer or wear it under you jacket alone.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,281
Posted By DonM
OK, bottom discussed, will the brush seals work...

OK, bottom discussed, will the brush seals work well on the sides? How have you mounted, if done?
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
Also likely the ability of US citizens to own...

Also likely the ability of US citizens to own firearms. How many lorries do you see with a gun rack?

Sorry, the Devil made me say it:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,907
Views: 3,421,338
Posted By DonM
Linky, please!

Linky, please!
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,378
Posted By DonM
Hey 81, Why not send the suit you like to...

Hey 81,

Why not send the suit you like to Aerostitch as a pattern? Get the new mods in a fit you know.

Your ten year old suit still rain worthy in Seattle is quite a testimonial!

Da-da da-da...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,529
Posted By DonM
If the new Shoei DS Adv has a quick release...

If the new Shoei DS Adv has a quick release shield...I'm in!:clap
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,879
Posted By DonM
+1

+1
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 49,134
Posted By DonM
Any News?

Any News?
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7,635
Views: 1,219,028
Posted By DonM
I have found that the stainless steel Allen head...

I have found that the stainless steel Allen head bolts, particularly the button heads, are a bit soft and if filled with grunge have a tendency to round out when the Allen wrench doesn't seat. My...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By DonM
No news yet, they need to have a quick release...

No news yet, they need to have a quick release shield like the rest of the full,face line has and then it will be perfect!:evil
Forum: Americas 09-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 31,558
Posted By DonM
Can't brag about going almost all the way! Go and...

Can't brag about going almost all the way! Go and stand in the Article Ocean and get the photo. Up the brooks range from the south was a slippery bitch but 3 days later no prob southbound. If nothing...
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