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Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 820
Posted By Doug Just Doug
My web site is affiliated with Back-A-Line. If...

My web site is affiliated with Back-A-Line. If anyone buys one, using code "TiltedHorizons" will save you $10.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Thanks for posting the link to the drone video; I...

Thanks for posting the link to the drone video; I was hoping it would pop up on the Internets. I've been attending the Ephrata event for about 10 years I believe. I try to always show up in March...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,786
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Some states, like mine, are immune from liability...

Some states, like mine, are immune from liability for road design or maintenance. Same for counties and municipalities.
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Looking for something like these?...

Looking for something like these? http://www.tiltedhorizons.com/2011/12/euro-style-us-state-stickers.html The link no longer works, but IIRC, someone on ADV may have been selling them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,786
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Most of my pleasure riding is in PA, where I'm...

Most of my pleasure riding is in PA, where I'm seldom bothered by tar snakes, even in high heat, but I get up to NY and the ADKs occasionally, where I've had some "puckering" moments on snakes when...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Yup. I've done at least a dozen trips into the...

Yup. I've done at least a dozen trips into the ADKs from Delaware, and was just up there 2 weeks ago. NY 30 along the west edge of the Catskills and then north is a nice ride with more critters...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Oh, you're just talking about un-buckling it; I...

Oh, you're just talking about un-buckling it; I thought you meant actually removing the belt from the pants.
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Color me confused. I've owned 2 pair of AD-1...

Color me confused. I've owned 2 pair of AD-1 pants, and an old Darien, which is essentially the same design. I've never had to remove the belt to take any of them off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,023
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Assuming it's not bike-related (air pressure/tire...

Assuming it's not bike-related (air pressure/tire wear/stem bearings/forks, etc.), be sure to keep your upper body relaxed, including elbows bent, balls of feet on pegs, grip tank with knees (or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,023
Posted By Doug Just Doug
IMHO, YMMV yadda yadda yadda: it's too cold to...

IMHO, YMMV yadda yadda yadda: it's too cold to ride when you decide it is, and you shouldn't worry about it. Just because some of us have yet to find a lower limit doesn't mean you (or any other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Doug Just Doug
As mentioned above, lithium AAs last a good long...

As mentioned above, lithium AAs last a good long time; I've never measured, but I must get 15 - 20 hours (daytime) out of them in my 60 CSX. A foam earplug between the batteries will eliminate...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,672
Posted By Doug Just Doug
A bit off-topic, but here's a hint from a gear...

A bit off-topic, but here's a hint from a gear whore who's been buying from Aerostich since 1994: always specifically request the most current generation of any garment (not just suits) you're...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I'm a couple of back roads' hours from...

I'm a couple of back roads' hours from Gettysburg, so I try to get there a couple of times a year. I've never done a guided tour, but there are park ranger tours, and various private companies. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,458
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I didn't sift through the thread, so this may all...

I didn't sift through the thread, so this may all be repeats, but I use small clear Pelican cases and Loksaks (just thicker, more expensive zip-loc baggies) for things that shouldn't get wet. Like...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,196
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Don't know about the OP, but many (if not most)...

Don't know about the OP, but many (if not most) riders have their levers set too high, which restricts blood flow thru the wrist and can cause numbness in the hand/fingers. Properly adjusting the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've surprised many riders at the amount of stuff...

I've surprised many riders at the amount of stuff I can carry in my small top-loading Givi E-21 side cases. I couldn't carry near as much (w/o spilling) if they were side-opening.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Doug Just Doug
This antique car/bike museum is pretty cool....

This antique car/bike museum is pretty cool. (http://www.tiltedhorizons.com/2013/05/antique-auto-museum-at-hershey.html) There is also a train museum across the street from the Strasburg RR, and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,710
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I try to park away from other vehicles in the...

I try to park away from other vehicles in the lot. I'd be concerned that parking near where a lot of walking by on their way in/out of some superstore is inviting mischief. Either way, parking near...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Good to hear; thanks!

Good to hear; thanks!
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Doug Just Doug
$10 Back-A-Line discount

Hi folks. I'm not a vendor, just a long-time ADV member with a little blog. Back-A-Line (http://www.backaline.com/) has given me a discount code for my readers, which I'll share here so you don't...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,736
Posted By Doug Just Doug
What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff,...

What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff, some proprietary "tex" fabric?
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,517
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Thanks for the additional info!

Thanks for the additional info!
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,517
Posted By Doug Just Doug
As above; more pics and info please! The video...

As above; more pics and info please! The video on your site doesn't show much, neither does Twitsted Throttle's site. Seems like a great idea, and I'm interested. Will a windscreen be damaged by...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Doug Just Doug
That's what I'm wearing lately on my narrow feet.

That's what I'm wearing lately on my narrow feet.
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,330
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Only discovered JIS drivers a couple of years...

Only discovered JIS drivers a couple of years ago; bought a 4-driver set and am now a Believer. I'd saved a lot of frustration, time and screws had I know about JIS many moons ago.
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,295
Posted By Doug Just Doug
http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kawasa...

http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kawasaki-ZR-7S/i-DNWbkGH/0/M/NoPickles-M.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I love the shorts; 25% off is temptation enough...

I love the shorts; 25% off is temptation enough to try the tights. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've found Dianese to have narrow footbeds. Have...

I've found Dianese to have narrow footbeds. Have you checked Revzilla or Motorcyclegear.com?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Was there in March; hoping to make it this...

Was there in March; hoping to make it this Sunday, too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,963
Views: 538,764
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Old lo-res pic. Bridge over the Delaware River...

Old lo-res pic. Bridge over the Delaware River just off NY97 not far from the Hawk's Nest IIRC.

http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Americade-Rally/i-SDZbK36/0/L/BridgeDelRiver-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,963
Views: 538,764
Posted By Doug Just Doug
West bank of the Susquehanna near Wrightsville...

West bank of the Susquehanna near Wrightsville PA.
http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-for-TiltedHorizonscom/i-9Dd7TVN/0/XL/IMG_1805-XL.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've owned both the Kisan unit and the simple...

I've owned both the Kisan unit and the simple Datel voltmeter. Kisan is expensive and worked brilliantly for less than 10K miles before the display went bonkers. I contacted Kisan, which wasn't...
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,295
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Ordered up a pair. Are they guaranteed to keep...

Ordered up a pair. Are they guaranteed to keep Officer Obie off my ass?
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,987
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Contact your state's insurance commissioner (or...

Contact your state's insurance commissioner (or similar office) to confirm that your carrier is legally allowed to not insure that particular bike for the reasons stated. If so, that office may be...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,412
Posted By Doug Just Doug
My EZ Pass transponder (same beige unit as my...

My EZ Pass transponder (same beige unit as my cars use) is just thrown in my tankbag and AFAIK has never failed to register.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Whatever you decide on helmets, you really should...

Whatever you decide on helmets, you really should stick with earplugs. My .02, free of charge.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,327
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Been using it for about a year. No excess...

Been using it for about a year. No excess slippage on my grips (BMW sport grips). I like that you can slip in on/off in seconds. It interferes with my heaviest winter gloves, but I don't have much...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,573
Posted By Doug Just Doug
First Revzilla punched me in the stomach, then it...

First Revzilla punched me in the stomach, then it gave me a $100 credit for winning some contest or other, which means I had to waste valuable minutes of my life deciding what to buy with it.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Yup, TSP is awesome. It was TSP that advised me...

Yup, TSP is awesome. It was TSP that advised me not to assume that an "old Signet" head will enjoy the new Signet-Q; it's not the exact shape as the old Signet. I've had various old Signet models,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,110
Views: 3,239,835
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Saw this one at the Ephrata, PA "First Sunday"...

Saw this one at the Ephrata, PA "First Sunday" ride-in earlier this month. Assume it's an RD350 with some nice homebuilt touches like the exhaust and monoshock conversion.
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