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Forum: Canada 07-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Spud99
Good luck on the BC bike race. Yesterday I rode a...

Good luck on the BC bike race. Yesterday I rode a bunch of the Whistler trails you will ride on your last day. I made sure they are in great shape to ride.
Forum: Trials 07-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 299,782
Posted By Spud99
I learned that trials tires are not very good at...

I learned that trials tires are not very good at clearing mud between the tread blocks.
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Spud99
Cycle BC in Vancouver has rentals. No direct...

Cycle BC in Vancouver has rentals. No direct experience but I've heard good things.
Forum: Canada 06-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 44,695
Posted By Spud99
Try the Wigan Pier in Squamish. Fabulous fish and...

Try the Wigan Pier in Squamish. Fabulous fish and chips. Make sure you get a side of coleslaw.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,665
Views: 361,091
Posted By Spud99
"My buddy's horn, from the passenger seat, no...

"My buddy's horn, from the passenger seat, no less.

E v e n t u a l l y the lady in the mini-van s l o w l y eases forward j u s t enough to let the ambulance by.

I doubt my honking helped w/...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 59,359
Posted By Spud99
I put motorcycle tires on my car and it handles...

I put motorcycle tires on my car and it handles great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 278,502
Posted By Spud99
I rode a bicycle on the road for years as a...

I rode a bicycle on the road for years as a commuter in the city, and as a recreational rider on just about anything paved. I rode on downtown streets, bike paths, highways and byways. I had my...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,198
Posted By Spud99
Many of the new bikes use tubeless tires. You...

Many of the new bikes use tubeless tires. You can even convert older rims to tubeless.
So much for that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,797,001
Posted By Spud99
I was out riding my scooter today wearing my...

I was out riding my scooter today wearing my helmet, t-shirt, shorts, flip flops and my gloves. Some guy asked why gloves but no shoes or long pants. I replied that if I fell off at least I'd still...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Spud99
Yeah, that rear drum brake will never stop it. I...

Yeah, that rear drum brake will never stop it. I won't use my front brake because if you touch it you'll flip over frontwards. With that puny drum all you'll be able to do is lay 'er down
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,020
Views: 1,797,001
Posted By Spud99
I was at the gas station and a hot chick that...

I was at the gas station and a hot chick that just separated from her man, said "my boyfriend/husband/spouse told me to leave because I didn't like his bike. I like your bike better because it's...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 881
Posted By Spud99
After using an Arai RX-7, and Scorpion 5xx and...

After using an Arai RX-7, and Scorpion 5xx and 7xx series helmets I am pleased with the N85. The fit is similar to the arai (more of a slightly narrow fit). I have a highish forehead and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,555
Posted By Spud99
Sometimes full gear sometimes flip flops, shorts...

Sometimes full gear sometimes flip flops, shorts and my ski helmet. I think you should do what ever you want. If someone doesn't like what you are wearing, give them the adv salute.
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 22,728
Posted By Spud99
Try packing your tank bag with a towel on the...

Try packing your tank bag with a towel on the inside top so you can lay on it on the straight roads. This saves your arms and neck for the twisty bits. It also is a comfortable way to duck under...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 333,261
Posted By Spud99
I keep large cardboard boxes, flatten them out,...

I keep large cardboard boxes, flatten them out, and use them to lie on and soak up spilled fluids. One flat screen TV box lasts a long time.
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By Spud99
Since it's Valentines Day, weld up a whole bunch...

Since it's Valentines Day, weld up a whole bunch of diamond rings for your girlfriends.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,405
Posted By Spud99
Nolan N85. Fits great, comes with a Pinlock,...

Nolan N85. Fits great, comes with a Pinlock, nice interior, leak proof visor gasket fitting, defog stop indent, low price, high Sharp rating and is DOT, CE approved.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,508
Posted By Spud99
Blackbird.

Blackbird.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-14-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By Spud99
Gas is your friend. Brakes are for babies. If...

Gas is your friend.
Brakes are for babies.
If nothing is dragging you can corner faster.
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 333,261
Posted By Spud99
I get old nail polishes in different colours to...

I get old nail polishes in different colours to use to mark bolt heads that have been torqued on reassembly. With different colours I know if it is newly retorqued by looking. I never forget to...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,884
Posted By Spud99
I started on 90cc dirt bikes and rode up to a...

I started on 90cc dirt bikes and rode up to a Goldwing including a blackbird. When I sold the Blackbird (because it was stupid fast) I bought a R1200RT. I sold the RT because it was too slow and...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,443
Posted By Spud99
Check the fuel filler cap. Sometimes the vent...

Check the fuel filler cap. Sometimes the vent gets pugged.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-30-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,685
Posted By Spud99
I took a colour photocopy of my drivers license,...

I took a colour photocopy of my drivers license, wrote my contact and medical details on the back of it and had it laminated at a copy shop. I wer this around my neck on a lanyard when skiing or...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,239
Posted By Spud99
Originally Posted by inbred "Always wondered...

Originally Posted by inbred
"Always wondered what was the right course of action. You are alone in your tent. In the middle of the night you hear a bear or two prowling just on the other side of...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,239
Posted By Spud99
Bear Bangers 5 Feet medium hog casings 4 lb...

Bear Bangers
5 Feet medium hog casings
4 lb Bear meat, trimmed of all fat, cubed
1 lb Pork fat, cubed
2 1/2 ts Salt
2 ts Black pepper
1 ts Celery seed
1/2 ts Dried thyme leaves
1/2 ts Dried...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-04-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,798
Posted By Spud99
When I ride to the ski hill I wear my ski gear...

When I ride to the ski hill I wear my ski gear including goggles, ski boots, gloves and ski helmet. When I go to the grocery store I just put on a helmet and go in what ever else is on. Here it's...
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By Spud99
As per GreaseMonkey "At this point, it sounds...

As per GreaseMonkey
"At this point, it sounds like you do not know whether the noise comes from the transmission or from the engine. IMHO, when the wheel is cranked all the way over it takes...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By Spud99
It's a 2 wheel drive and no tire rubbing. We'll...

It's a 2 wheel drive and no tire rubbing. We'll try the belt dressing next. My son said it sounds like when you are at the limit of the turning lock and the power steering pump squeals. It doesn't...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By Spud99
I like the toss. I misspoke with throttle...

I like the toss. I misspoke with throttle bearing - should have read throw out bearing (thanks for that). If it is the throw out or pilot bearing why would the angle of the wheels matter? That's...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By Spud99
F150 Strange Noise

I have a 2006 F150 with a V6 and 5 speed manual transmission. It has started to develop a bit of noise in the oddest circumstance. If the wheels are turned (either right or left), with the clutch...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,342
Posted By Spud99
I put a long cable through the...

I put a long cable through the sleeves/pants/helmet chin bar and lock it to the bike, put the boots and gloves under the seat and off I go.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,105
Posted By Spud99
If you plan on doing anything at speed do not put...

If you plan on doing anything at speed do not put objects in your pockets that you would not like to have surgically removed in the event of a crash.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,798
Posted By Spud99
I used something similar to this on my XR650L...

I used something similar to this on my XR650L (http://cycle-analyst.com/sweetcheeks.htm). I found it great for great distances but made the foot to the ground thing a little tougher. A great idea...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-21-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,362
Posted By Spud99
Here's the thing. I started on a Hodaka Ace 90...

Here's the thing. I started on a Hodaka Ace 90 to a CB350 to a GS750e to a VFR800, to a Goldwing, to a Blackbird to a R1200RT. The Blackbird was too fast, the R1200RT too slow, so I bought a Big...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-10-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,848
Posted By Spud99
My type of stereo is a Yamaha.

My type of stereo is a Yamaha.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,279
Posted By Spud99
When I wash down my sleeping bag I always have a...

When I wash down my sleeping bag I always have a keg of beer on hand as those feathers are tough to choke down dry.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-01-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,922
Posted By Spud99
If you can, try to find an Italjet Dragster 180. ...

If you can, try to find an Italjet Dragster 180. 2 stroke, hauls ass, lots of stuff for mods. Rare but......
Forum: Battle scooters 05-31-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,738
Posted By Spud99
I scoot to the ski hill most days in the spring...

I scoot to the ski hill most days in the spring on my Big Ruckus. That way I get free parking close to the lifts. I start about the 1st of April and go to the end of the season (yesterday...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,982
Posted By Spud99
I have a Big Ruckus and here's the thing. In...

I have a Big Ruckus and here's the thing. In stock form the suspension is short on travel, damping, and is too soft. I installed a Bitubo rear shock which improves things but not enough for long...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,363
Posted By Spud99
I don't know. My sockets are all numbered in mm,...

I don't know. My sockets are all numbered in mm, but my ratchets have no markings. I just call them small, medium, and large.
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