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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,292
Posted By GPHusky250
If the guy is stuck going forward, who's to say...

If the guy is stuck going forward, who's to say he wouldn't get stuck going in reverse. :)

Speaking to the guy that said there was no place to attach a winch to...I saw one guy in a similar...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By GPHusky250
I would go and find some "Kroil" penetrating oil....

I would go and find some "Kroil" penetrating oil. Anytime I'm restoring a bike with rusty spokes, I run oil down the threads wait a few hours, do it again and repeat 4-5 times. I then let them sit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 175,716
Posted By GPHusky250
Here's a link to all the skidplates... ...

Here's a link to all the skidplates...

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0ApmyRZJUDC4odDdaR1IyTFZFUFJUendzdXNWYUkxNnc&single=true&gid=0&output=html

I have a Black Dog on my 14' F8GSA....
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 39,914
Posted By GPHusky250
Pardon if I take this thread off in a slightly...

Pardon if I take this thread off in a slightly different direction for a moment...but first let me say I have a couple of NOS Bell Helmets from the 70s in their original box and the liners and...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By GPHusky250
XD-4...."Good Vibrations"

I purchased an XD-4 helmet awhile back and have been using it as often as I can. On a trip out to Morman Lake, AZ, I had to do a lot of pavement riding on Interstate 10, so I put my custom ear plugs...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GPHusky250
If you don't pay the ransom, do they send it back...

If you don't pay the ransom, do they send it back to the origination point?

Mark
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,841
Posted By GPHusky250
At the International Motorcycle Show in Long...

At the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach this past weekend I saw a company called Helite http://www.helitemoto.com/ displaying airbag vests. I tried one on...didn't seem cumberson. Total...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm not sure you can apply logic to this hobby....

I'm not sure you can apply logic to this hobby. :)

Buying used bikes is a crapshoot in and of itself...especially when you have to wonder if the guy changed the oil regularly...or is the top end...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By GPHusky250
Not running the springs...but I'm going to be...

Not running the springs...but I'm going to be installing the Touratech/RaceTech fork cartridges as soon as they come in for my 14' F8GSA. Probably install the rear shock at that time as well. The...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,577
Posted By GPHusky250
"If you order in the next 15 minutes we'll throw...

"If you order in the next 15 minutes we'll throw in not one, but two genuine light sabers for all your Star Wars fantasies....but wait, that's not all...you're helmet comes in a hand made Wookiee bag...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,174
Posted By GPHusky250
Couple of things I've done...near Telluride I...

Couple of things I've done...near Telluride I zipped up the Badlands Pro jacket, put the pants inside the jacked and hung it on a tree. Near Aspen I shook off the rain, laid out a blue tarp, put the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By GPHusky250
Med kit is a good idea, as long as you put a...

Med kit is a good idea, as long as you put a companion med kit on the other. That way which ever side you go down on, you'd have access to a first aid kit. L(
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,817
Posted By GPHusky250
I agree and have to add the BMW has a big jump on...

I agree and have to add the BMW has a big jump on it's competition.

Back in late 1973 the "1974" CR125 Honda Elsinore came onto the scene. Honda's first attempt at a two stroke, wicked fast,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-08-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By GPHusky250
I was thinking about that the other day. Not sure...

I was thinking about that the other day. Not sure what I would put in there but I could probably think of something.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By GPHusky250
Gloves Again

I've been trying to wade through a number of glove discussions and they inevitably break down into talking about something way off topic. :)

So, I'm looking for a quality Gortex glove that I can...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By GPHusky250
Bring it over to my house an put it on my lift,...

Bring it over to my house an put it on my lift, remove the front tire and let's check it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm all for every manufacturer coming up with...

I'm all for every manufacturer coming up with their own version of an Adventure Bike. Triumph just announced the 2015 Tiger. With more pressure on the manufacturers to compete, more exciting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By GPHusky250
That site wants me to upload a file. What happens...

That site wants me to upload a file. What happens if you don't have any files to upload. Weird rule.

I'm going to do the AZBDR in May and would like to see that two-track north of Globe.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By GPHusky250
http://discussion.gopro.com/gopro/topics/my_gopro_...

http://discussion.gopro.com/gopro/topics/my_gopro_wont_turn_on
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By GPHusky250
Tiny Caliper

When adjusting my chain at home, I use a caliper just to make sure both sides are even. Thought to myself when I get a flat tire at some inopportune moment in the back country, it would be nice to...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,813
Posted By GPHusky250
First time I shot a gun was when I was in the...

First time I shot a gun was when I was in the first grade. An Ithaca Model 37 20 guage pump. Fired it and got a bloody nose. I've been around weapons for the ensuing 50 years, I own weapons now, but...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By GPHusky250
Hi, received a call back from Craig. What you...

Hi, received a call back from Craig. What you first need to determine if you have a 6 (152mm) or 8 (203mm) inch diameter air cylinder. Once that is figured out, go to...
...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm waiting for Craig to return my call from...

I'm waiting for Craig to return my call from Handy...but I'm told the rebuild kit is $54.00 and will solve your problem. Once I get more information, I'll pass it along to you.

Mark
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By GPHusky250
Obviously I'm lying right? :) If you...

Obviously I'm lying right? :)

If you purchase good L lenses, your weight will increase dramatically.

When you start to use good glass, you don't put 6k worth of L lenses into in a tank...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,313
Posted By GPHusky250
I've been a Canon fan since the AE1 right up...

I've been a Canon fan since the AE1 right up through my 7D and 5DmkII. However, when riding, they simply weigh too much. I weighed the 7D, a 17-35 L, a 28-70L and a 70-200L, along with associated...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-16-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By GPHusky250
I posted a bunch of close up photos of my H&B...

I posted a bunch of close up photos of my H&B install at...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926515&page=4
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By GPHusky250
East to west will be easier to accomplish. ...

East to west will be easier to accomplish.

West to east going up and over Ophir has some mud at the bottom and some through the trees and could be challenging if it just rained and you're running...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
Is the Cherry Creek Road the same as National...

Is the Cherry Creek Road the same as National Forest 329?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By GPHusky250
I did a search for F8GSA payload and found ...

I did a search for F8GSA payload and found



Weight fueled 229kgs - 504 LBS
Payload 225kgs - 496 LBS

I weigh 200lbs and the last trip we took on the COBDR I was running 60lbs of gear. If...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-13-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By GPHusky250
Front or Rear First?

I'm going to be upgrading the front and rear suspension on my F8GSA in preparation for a ride through Lockhart Basin.

Just curious if you could only upgrade one end, which end do you think is...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
Nice...congrats. My grandfather rode up into his...

Nice...congrats. My grandfather rode up into his 70s until his smoking habit caught up with him, so I know it's possible. :)

I was just being funny about the late afternoon, as once it get's dark...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 175,716
Posted By GPHusky250
I have to agree with being well balanced. People...

I have to agree with being well balanced. People split hairs here and I continue to say they are both big heavy pigs but if you have the desire and skills, you can take them almost anywhere.

I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 175,716
Posted By GPHusky250
You won't be disappointed. I slammed it a couple...

You won't be disappointed. I slammed it a couple of times going up Hagerman Pass. When I got home there was a couple of healthy dents. :)
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,389
Posted By GPHusky250
I've been running the XD-4 for as long as it's...

I've been running the XD-4 for as long as it's been out. No problems with fogging, no problems with fit, no out of the ordinary wind noise (without earplugs).

What I did notice is when I'm riding...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,436
Posted By GPHusky250
Well this is bound to get interesting. I'm going...

Well this is bound to get interesting. I'm going to set back and enjoy the ride.
Forum: Americas 10-11-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
I've been thinking about doing the ride sometime...

I've been thinking about doing the ride sometime in late May. Looking to do a complete upgrade on my suspension by that time. Any later and it gets hot...later than that conflicts with the 75th...
Forum: Americas 10-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
Yes, I've been all over the BDR site the last...

Yes, I've been all over the BDR site the last couple of years. In July a bunch of us took off and did the COBDR...

Here are some of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By GPHusky250
I haven't run into that with mine on the few...

I haven't run into that with mine on the few occasions when I've used it. What I normally do is completely turn off ABS and Traction Control, which is done with the switches on the left side. ...
Forum: Americas 10-09-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
The search function doesn't work for me...I try...

The search function doesn't work for me...I try to search and the nothing comes up....which is why I asked. Could be my computer, could be the security I'm running, not sure.

Had some of the ride...
Forum: Americas 10-07-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By GPHusky250
AZBDR For One

Surely there's someone here that's rode the AZBDR. I'm interested in any insights as to if this can safely be done solo.

In July, five of us took off on the COBDR and there really wasn't anything...
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