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Forum: Equipment Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Clean the inside with pledge before your cold...

Clean the inside with pledge before your cold rides. Polish until streak free but don't try to remove all the residue.
When in slow/stopped places, I open the shield some. Also often run at the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26,973
Views: 4,936,755
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I bought my mirrors from this guy, a member here,...

I bought my mirrors from this guy, a member here, and they have been great. Crystal clear and fold away easily.
He can also get you replacement parts should you damage them.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I love my Arai XD4. It's got over 40k miles on it...

I love my Arai XD4. It's got over 40k miles on it and is still in great shape. The liner is firm and it doesn't stink like my Shoei's have in the past.

Some complain about visor vibration but I've...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By trc.rhubarb
When I need to wear a suit, I put on my firstgear...

When I need to wear a suit, I put on my firstgear overpants and pack the suit coat and shoes. Wearing the suit coat under anything armored and protective will kill it fast.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I have 4 right hand Dianese gloves. Hellracer...

I have 4 right hand Dianese gloves. Hellracer EVO and whatever it was called before that.
They fit and feel great but only last a season before wearing through the palms.
Switched to RevIt -...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I have the Spot2 and bought it here for$50 a few...

I have the Spot2 and bought it here for$50 a few years ago in brand new condition.
I take it on all my longer riders and those are always solo.
It's for my wife more than me... she knows where I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,267
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Maybe learning some different techniques for...

Maybe learning some different techniques for picking it up? Can't help with reducing weight much more than you have already since CA is such a bitch about registering vehicles.
I'm huge, so it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26,973
Views: 4,936,755
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I'm with Kawidad... unless something is wrong...

I'm with Kawidad... unless something is wrong with your camera, that head is fubar.
Forum: The Garage 05-16-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 249,058
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Not really a tool but... Castors/wheels...

Not really a tool but...

Castors/wheels part 61649
http://www.harborfreight.com/4-in-pvc-heavy-duty-swivel-caster-61649.html

These were on sale for $4 each and I needed some for a heavy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,609
Posted By trc.rhubarb
What are ya waiting for?

What are ya waiting for?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,614
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Haha! So true

Haha! So true
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,609
Posted By trc.rhubarb
When I dream of a bike, when it's all I can think...

When I dream of a bike, when it's all I can think about, when 2 weeks later, it's still all I can think about... I have to have that bike.

If it passes the two week test, and is attainable, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,614
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Here's mine... ...

Here's mine...
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e188/silverfrogs/IMAG0519.jpg


http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e188/silverfrogs/7c2de44a.jpg

Is it a male or a female?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,679
Posted By trc.rhubarb
17 is cake now. There used to be no wall......

17 is cake now.
There used to be no wall... that's was fun for everyone!
It's the same wall that just about every freeway has, why is this one different?

That damn road to the beach cost me...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,262
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Everything I bring except my tent fits into the...

Everything I bring except my tent fits into the smaller (exhaust side) box on my GS or on my person along with my tool roll, air compressor and rain gear, so it should fit in your bag easily.


...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,101
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Used my AMA towing last year. Was pushing the...

Used my AMA towing last year. Was pushing the Duc home with a broken chain when my wife reminded me I have towing. :lol3

20m later a guy with a pickup and a rampage showed up and had me home...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 41,568
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I like my Heidis, waiting for them to wear out to...

I like my Heidis, waiting for them to wear out to try these at 1/2 the cost. They've been under my bench now for 3 months!
The Heidis have 11k miles and the front still looks damn good, the rear has...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By trc.rhubarb
It will probably fall apart tomorrow. Give me...

It will probably fall apart tomorrow.
Give me your friend's number so I can have him sell it to someone he's never met :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Don't read faceplant. I've ridden for a very...

Don't read faceplant.
I've ridden for a very long time and a lot of miles and faceplant still gives me the shivers. A new rider might not be a rider if he/she reads the things inmates do to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 17,350
Posted By trc.rhubarb
You just need some of both and a couple in...

You just need some of both and a couple in between.
Then you can ride fast, slow and hyperspeed.
It's all fun and they all ride differently with unique personalities.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I have Forma GTs which are probably 1 step below...

I have Forma GTs which are probably 1 step below the adventure. Even with these, hiking uphill is easy, but downhill is an exercise in futility. Anything that requires you drop your toes, like a...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,247
Posted By trc.rhubarb
And don't go thinking you can sneak it through......

And don't go thinking you can sneak it through... they've taken everything off my bike and unpacked everything twice when entering. Two different crossings as well. I'm treated so poorly at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,707
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Somewhere near those, there is another mounted...

Somewhere near those, there is another mounted way up in the tree... 30-40' off the ground. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,463
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I use the minimalist as well for about 5 years...

I use the minimalist as well for about 5 years now. It's the only pot I carry.
Esbit stove, a lot of pellets, a lighter, the spork and the finger things all fit inside.
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,204
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I know you bought already but my $.02 for the...

I know you bought already but my $.02 for the next reader...
I have a flip up/convertible, a standard shoei RF1000 and an Arai XD4.
Can't use the peak on the R90 or the Duc - I can't see because...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,441
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Another vote for the halfdome 2. I can set it up...

Another vote for the halfdome 2. I can set it up in the dark in about 5 minutes.
Packs small, always fits into it's bag without issue and is long enough for me at 6'2.
I've had it in torrential...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,247
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I was 'accosted' on a reservation in Montana near...

I was 'accosted' on a reservation in Montana near the Canadian and North Dakota borders.
Stopped for gas and to take a break and stare at a map in one of those parks every reservation town seems to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,593
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Fell off a small berm maybe 1' tall that I didn't...

Fell off a small berm maybe 1' tall that I didn't notice when I stopped in tall weeds.
0 MPH and landed with a rock inside the guards. Snapped the front brake lever.
Guards don't always save your...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 23,220
Posted By trc.rhubarb
If you change your tires with a little tread...

If you change your tires with a little tread left, there are tons of people both here and on CL that are willing to come get them from you. Lots of people happy to get a tire with 500-1000 miles left...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,291
Posted By trc.rhubarb
As an owner of an EG, you can't change the rear...

As an owner of an EG, you can't change the rear tire with that. The rear fender comes down far and you need a lot of room. Luckily, tires last forever and most people just have the dealer change...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 38,443
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Many years ago, I crested a hill on a road I've...

Many years ago, I crested a hill on a road I've never ridden. The downhill side ended shortly at a "T" with fast cross traffic. The entire downhill was in permanent shade and was green with moss. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Poll: Mmod
Views: 1,980
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I've held steady at 5 for at least 5 months now....

I've held steady at 5 for at least 5 months now. :D
For the first time in as long as I can remember, i'm not dreaming or shopping.
I've got no more room in the garage unless I want to unload the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26,973
Views: 4,936,755
Posted By trc.rhubarb
When I bought mine, my list was somewhat similar...

When I bought mine, my list was somewhat similar but most of the bikes with all that stuff had been ridden hard and often carried a high premium for the parts. You might consider another option

I...
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,260
Posted By trc.rhubarb
https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/search?term=wol...

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/search?term=wolfman

Try that link.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26,973
Views: 4,936,755
Posted By trc.rhubarb
I was always taught to use odd/odd or odd/even...

I was always taught to use odd/odd or odd/even but never even/even so that the chain doesn't hit the same teeth on each rotation. In the end, more bother than it's worth on a sub 40hp bike imo.
...
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 76,740
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Almost nothing will work through the BMW plug....

Almost nothing will work through the BMW plug. It's got a very low current limit.
Either wire it direct to the battery, through a distribution panel or add a 2nd one that is connected one of those...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By trc.rhubarb
So it's not a wallet eh? :D Let's say I...

So it's not a wallet eh? :D

Let's say I wanted more info... where would I find that? No links or company names in your post.
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 88,920
Posted By trc.rhubarb
About 40k now and still fully functional. Talk...

About 40k now and still fully functional. Talk about getting my money's worth! :freaky And these aren't even the new improved models. Maybe you're making them too good now... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,234
Posted By trc.rhubarb
My neighbor just picked up a beautiful, low...

My neighbor just picked up a beautiful, low mileage K75RT for 2k. It looks brand new, runs like a clock, looks easy to do maintenance on, already has bags and adjustable windshield and would leave...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,260
Posted By trc.rhubarb
Thank you Rocky Mountain ATV! I was chosen as one...

Thank you Rocky Mountain ATV! I was chosen as one of the winners and within 2 days, the box was at my house. The box was so small, I thought this bag was the size of a tank bag before opening it up. ...
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