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Forum: The Garage 05-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By Weekend_warrior
If its hard your doing it wrong and will likely...

If its hard your doing it wrong and will likely end up scratching your rims deeply. All about technique. Plenty of videos out there. Dunlop did a series of videos on youtube that are super...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,911
Posted By Weekend_warrior
http://kirkpatrickdigitalcinema.com/bikesonbikes20...

http://kirkpatrickdigitalcinema.com/bikesonbikes20-1/

Thought this was cool.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,468
Views: 8,309,109
Posted By Weekend_warrior
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/01/7esaty8e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/01/7esaty8e.jpg

My wife after a short ride on a hot day....she is a trooper for sure. She has broken her leg and messed up her knee as well as plenty of other...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,944,104
Posted By Weekend_warrior
That is one hell of a play house! Are you up for...

That is one hell of a play house! Are you up for adopting? I'm house broken and have mad skillz on the grill.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,621
Views: 2,637,444
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Challenge accepted!

Challenge accepted!
Forum: The Garage 06-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,129
Posted By Weekend_warrior
This one had a AAA battery. It's easy to...

This one had a AAA battery. It's easy to replace. BTW, I did swap it out this weekend for new one. No questions asked. I have not had a chance to test it to see if it leaks. I have read other...
Forum: The Garage 06-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,129
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I have the a Stockton one. It is the digital one....

I have the a Stockton one. It is the digital one. It leaks from the hose fitting at the gauge. Works great other than that... :-\ I will be taking it back as I believe they have a warranty on them....
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 27,416
Posted By Weekend_warrior
This is for you go pro users. How do you guys...

This is for you go pro users. How do you guys that ride off-road (not adventure riding on dirt roads, but single track) deal with loosing the camera? I hear it at races or see the thread on the forum...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,134
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I work from home these days so no more commute...

I work from home these days so no more commute for me. :clap I used to keep a brush and gel in my office. Slip into the men's room. A little water and some product. Then run a brush though it and...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,085
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I bought a rubber Goodyear hose from Harbor...

I bought a rubber Goodyear hose from Harbor Freight about 10 years ago. It works well. I did buy a cheaper hose to extend the Goodyear one that lives on my compressor for working in the house...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I've had a Shoria for about a year. Nothing bad...

I've had a Shoria for about a year. Nothing bad to report. I don't trickle charge mine when it not in use with the standard bat. I went with the Shoria so I won't have to trickle charge it.
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,712
Posted By Weekend_warrior
If up are putting this in storage while you ride...

If up are putting this in storage while you ride or on a chase truck this would be option.

http://ogio.com/moto-140f6969d5213fd0ece03148e62e461e/gear-bags/rig-9800-le-chrome

I have a gear...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,303
Posted By Weekend_warrior
For camping I have a larger jumper cable with LI...

For camping I have a larger jumper cable with LI battery that will hold me for 2 nights. When I stay with friends in their campers for racing I do that as well as tent camp. I can usually find...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 125,638
Posted By Weekend_warrior
The guy in the video didn't test to see if he...

The guy in the video didn't test to see if he pinch it using those long irons in the beginning.


Anyone tried that tool with a Foam Moose bib?
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 79,066
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Just placed an order for tires and some other...

Just placed an order for tires and some other parts. I didn't see a code. I'm set for a while. If I get one I will post it up here. Is there anything special you have to do to get the code?
Forum: The Garage 07-05-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,643
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Would not have thought of that living in Texas. ...

Would not have thought of that living in Texas. You would need drain in the bottom and remove it from the Hole when its nasty out.... likely the time when you need it most.

The choice is...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,643
Posted By Weekend_warrior
For those with space issues, how about you set it...

For those with space issues, how about you set it in the slab? Cut out with a cement saw. Dig to the depth that you want. Pour in some concrete. Set it so that its flush. No clearance issues...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Looks like it would be good stuff, but I'd...

Looks like it would be good stuff, but I'd definatly want to try it on first. I had some Dakar Klim stuff like that. My biggest complaint is that the mess that covered the opening would get...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Thinking of going to the S4 myself. Hate otter...

Thinking of going to the S4 myself. Hate otter boxes (thrashed 2 of them). Trashed a lifeproof case in short order. Didn't break my phone, but the case is a little rashed. Works fine and did...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,910
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Yep, I would fill it in with the JB and grind it...

Yep, I would fill it in with the JB and grind it smooth. Give it a shot of paint. Then use the back with the boss. I have one on my KTM. Works great.

After the paint unless you told most...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Yes, It's called theft deterrent not prevention....

Yes, It's called theft deterrent not prevention. If they want it they will get it eventually. Someone gets into your garage they are likely planning on rolling the bike away not having cutters. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,685
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Not really a bad idea. The alarm on the house...

Not really a bad idea. The alarm on the house does not have a sensor for the outside garage door. It will work if they try to get into the house from the garage. The opener does not have a relay...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,727
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Did you ever get you bag repaired? I know this...

Did you ever get you bag repaired? I know this thread is old. I had have a Dryver bag I want to get fixed. The zipper teeth are jack up.

The link you posted I had seen. I've emailed...
Forum: The Garage 04-18-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I used the tool. Worked good, but I was using a...

I used the tool. Worked good, but I was using a tie down in the back of my truck to hold he bike up (long story). I didn't realise I had pressure on the forks as the bike was layed over to the...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,694
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I have a trunk tent II. Works well though I've...

I have a trunk tent II. Works well though I've not had in my 08 GMC yet. One of the buckles had busted. Other than that no issues at all.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By Weekend_warrior
E-track bolted to the front of the bed works...

E-track bolted to the front of the bed works great. Spray it match your truck. Use tie down anchors for the chaulks to keep the bikes tire from turning. I know 3 folks that have this setup. Works...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,906
Posted By Weekend_warrior
With cheap rollers wash them out with water first...

With cheap rollers wash them out with water first if you are doing a flat surface. I didn't reliease that a 5 in one tool will work to scrape rollers. I use cling rap between coats on rollers and...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,546
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Also, for the stem nut I put the the valve cap on...

Also, for the stem nut I put the the valve cap on and snug the nut up against that. Works well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,569
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Someone mentioned suspension differences. I...

Someone mentioned suspension differences. I don't think there are any. Maybe the one you have is less broken in or the newer front end design makes it feel more planted or handle situations better,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-13-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 42,321
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Glad to hear the good news. Eventually, I will...

Glad to hear the good news. Eventually, I will replace my Wee. The Tiger 800 is on my short list. I saw an older 955 in the KTM deal that I was going to contact the owner and try to work a trade...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I would say the problem is the CB. You might...

I would say the problem is the CB. You might try and make the CB not the first priority. I don't use a CB. I just use it for Intercom and BT to my phone for music and voice occasionally to let...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Loved these grips. Nice a fluffy. They came on...

Loved these grips. Nice a fluffy. They came on a dirt bike I once got. I will be putting them on the V-strom when I do heated grips.

...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-29-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,041
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I was a Suzuki shop in Dallas not long ago and...

I was a Suzuki shop in Dallas not long ago and there we 2 or 3 11 and earlier 650's on the floor. No 2012 in sight. They also had a fairly new used 650 with low miles and nice accessories.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,906
Posted By Weekend_warrior
If you think the KLR is tall go sit on the BMW! ...

If you think the KLR is tall go sit on the BMW! :huh The KLR and DR will work great for what your planing and seat height is much nicer for shorter stature ( I have stumpy legs). Coming from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,244
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I bought a shock from Rick at Cogent Dynamics. ...

I bought a shock from Rick at Cogent Dynamics. No remote preload adjustment, but it works great on the dirt roads that I've had it on and street. I've had it for about 15K now with no issues. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,194
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Was it the Tip over switch? I've had no luck...

Was it the Tip over switch? I've had no luck trying to bump start mine at all when the battery is dead.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-23-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Well you could return it to stock, but it would...

Well you could return it to stock, but it would likely look a bit ugly! :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 85,153
Posted By Weekend_warrior
Search around a bit you can find them or have one...

Search around a bit you can find them or have one made with materials from a leather shop....
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By Weekend_warrior
I'm with Wulf ... hold close to 7K and not a...

I'm with Wulf ... hold close to 7K and not a whole lot more. It still may be new and desirable, but after all it's still used goods. It just didn't have the 14K miles per year that KBB allows. If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 36,402
Posted By Weekend_warrior
In terms of the bike yes.... 07 DL650. Great...

In terms of the bike yes.... 07 DL650. Great bike. With mostly 2 up and pavement I'll be looking for something a little bigger. For me it does just fine and takes the maintainted dirt roads...
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