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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mcrider18
2014 Buffaloe 500

Who's going to ride in the Buffaloe 500 hosted by Stoney Lonesome near Columbus, IN this year? It's coming up soon on Sep 13-14. I'm going to try riding the DS route this year with my plated...
Forum: Face plant 08-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,618
Posted By mcrider18
Road Rash <sic> ?

It seems the term road "rash" completely understates crash injuries. Having asphalt, concrete, gravel, etc. to aggressively wear and tear away flesh and tissue along with causing burn injuries...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,157
Posted By mcrider18
Count me in

I'm planning on going on this ride too. I haven't ridden in the HNF before and am really looking forward to it. Hopefully the campground and other ride info will be posted soon.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16,495
Views: 1,039,027
Posted By mcrider18
Muddobbers..? Yep, count me in. I'll be there...

Muddobbers..? Yep, count me in. I'll be there for the Family Enduro on Saturday and the Dual Sport ride on Sunday. I rode in their 2013 Family Enduro last fall and had a great time.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,031
Posted By mcrider18
I'm In Too

Add one more Indiana guy to the roster...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 432,998
Posted By mcrider18
If anyone wonders if a WR250R can be used for...

If anyone wonders if a WR250R can be used for long distance adventure riding just check out this link...

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/WR250R.htm

He has over 45,000 miles on his 2008...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 33,031
Posted By mcrider18
In for 2014

I couldn't make the ride this year but plan on doing it for 2014. Looks like a great ride and gathering! Thanks in advance to all the people who spend so much time and effort putting this together.
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,682
Posted By mcrider18
EDS, +1 for adding a third wire to be able...

EDS,

+1 for adding a third wire to be able to use them as running lights. I'm still looking for bright LED turn signals that'll also function as running lights on my '08 WR250R. Once I find good...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By mcrider18
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-05-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16,495
Views: 1,039,027
Posted By mcrider18
I'm planning on riding the Adventure route. I...

I'm planning on riding the Adventure route. I hadn't mailed in my registration yet (it goes in the mail tomorrow), so hopefully there's still plenty of room available.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By mcrider18
Leatt STX Owner

I bought a Leatt STX Road Jason Britton neck brace a couple of months ago and am extremely happy with it. I wear it every time I ride. It was extremely easy to adjust to fit with my summer riding...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,133
Posted By mcrider18
I've worn Arai helmets for the past 15+ years. ...

I've worn Arai helmets for the past 15+ years. The names of the long oval full face helmets have changed over the years with my current one being a Profile. Previous ones were Signet, etc. I...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,397
Posted By mcrider18
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,728
Posted By mcrider18
Those look like 'manly' high heels. :D What's...

Those look like 'manly' high heels. :D What's the lift on those H-D boots, almost 2 inches?
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By mcrider18
The issue is nothing new. Dual Star has a...

The issue is nothing new. Dual Star has a terrible customer service reputation, esp. extended backorders for weeks and months with promises that the item is just about to ship. And that's when a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,698
Posted By mcrider18
Geek, That's a great find on the...

Geek,

That's a great find on the manual/tool tubes and really cool setup. I'd recommend using heavy-duty zipties instead of the metal hose clamps though. The tight bend of the thin hose clamps...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 54,067
Posted By mcrider18
Stonewall, What's your recommended way to...

Stonewall,

What's your recommended way to secure these to a motorcycle? How do you do it on yours? i.e. what straps do you use and what attachment points are on the cooler? I'm interested in...
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,311
Posted By mcrider18
I just ordered the 'Throttle Days' DVD too after...

I just ordered the 'Throttle Days' DVD too after reading the webbikeworld.com review and watching the trailers on their www.motorcycletheater.com (http://www.motorcycletheater.com) site. The ride...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-29-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By mcrider18
I just received a Magellan 4040 for Christmas. ...

I just received a Magellan 4040 for Christmas. It works great in my car but I haven't tried it on one of my motorcycles. It's a great value. The Bluetooth paired with my Razor cell phone and works...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,496
Posted By mcrider18
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,496
Posted By mcrider18
Are you serious? No self-serve pumps? What a...

Are you serious? No self-serve pumps? What a joke. I guess the politicians say that 'creates' jobs? What's the real purpose of the fuel attendents (they probably call themselves gasoline...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,496
Posted By mcrider18
Thanks for the link. That's a pretty cool fuel...

Thanks for the link. That's a pretty cool fuel can. I guess a person would need to fabricate their own mount for the can, but since the can is so inexpensive that wouldn't be too bad.

Does anyone...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-10-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,659
Posted By mcrider18
The scooter or...?

The scooter or...?
Forum: Battle scooters 12-08-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,282
Posted By mcrider18
500cc MP3 for the USA

Has anyone seen the new-for-USA 500cc MP3? Piaggio USA has full-page advetisements in the current issue fo some motorcycles magazines. I think I saw it in Rider Magazine. Very cool.

I wonder...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,723
Posted By mcrider18
+1. I used generic ATV covers for two winters...

+1. I used generic ATV covers for two winters and now have the Hippo Hands. The HH are worth the extra $$$.
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2007, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,469
Posted By mcrider18
+1. The term Darwin Awards comes to mind. :kboom

+1. The term Darwin Awards comes to mind. :kboom
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By mcrider18
Sorry, I don't have any personal experience with...

Sorry, I don't have any personal experience with the gloves. I just found them online and thought they had a unique design that'd be great for heated grips.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,465
Posted By mcrider18
Eureka Timberline Outfitter 4

The Eureka Timberline Outfitter 4 is a classic, sturdy tent. It's been around a long time because it works so well. I love mine. It's definitely the best personal tent I've ever had. I consider...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By mcrider18
Tiz, Check out these Olympia Cold Throttle...

Tiz,

Check out these Olympia Cold Throttle Glove gloves...they have less insulation (i.e. bulk) on the palms to give more control feel and to feel the warmth of heated grips.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By mcrider18
I used regular ATV covers on my KLR for two years...

I used regular ATV covers on my KLR for two years and then bought the Hippo Hands. I too didn't think there was any way to justify the price difference ($60-80 vs. $20-25), but now that I've owned...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,538
Posted By mcrider18
If it functions well and you like it...leave it...

If it functions well and you like it...leave it there. Don't worry what others think. Besides it offers an obvious nickname for your bike...Cyclops. :D

Anyway, I doubt my KLR would win a Best...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,276
Posted By mcrider18
Either one, but first get a set of Hippo Hands. ...

Either one, but first get a set of Hippo Hands. They're better than either one, they don't require any wiring or extra electrical load to your bike, they stop the windchill factor, and they keep...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By mcrider18
The description on the Oly website "comfort...

The description on the Oly website "comfort neoprene collar and neck inserts," indicates there's adjustability in the neck/collar fitment. At least that's what it sounds like to me. Can anyone...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 78,536
Posted By mcrider18
Can it be set to not flash and only function as a...

Can it be set to not flash and only function as a standard taillight/stoplight? These things seem to be made primarily for emergency vehicle use so I wouldn't want to run into problems with a LEO...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By mcrider18
The Olympia website describes the AST as having,...

The Olympia website describes the AST as having, "Comfort neoprene collar and neck inserts."

http://www.olympiamotosports.com/ast_mens/ast_mens.htm

I wonder if they had this design feature on...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,325
Posted By mcrider18
The placement of yellow vs. black on the two...

The placement of yellow vs. black on the two designs is one of the first differences I noticed too along with the placement of the reflective material. The Icon has most of it's reflective material...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,882
Posted By mcrider18
I've worn a 2-pc Roadcrafter 'Stitch on a...

I've worn a 2-pc Roadcrafter 'Stitch on a Concours, KLR, and GL1000 and consistently find that I'm cooler BEHIND a fairing/windshield than not. It's true. I've had it for 16 years of commuting and...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By mcrider18
This won't help in the near term, but in the...

This won't help in the near term, but in the future buy gloves constructed of deer hide rather than cow hide. The deer leather is naturally soft, requires NO break-in period and offers much better...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,172
Posted By mcrider18
I think it makes your butt look big. :lol3 ...

I think it makes your butt look big. :lol3

Hey, I'm comfortable enough in my manhood to make that comment and a corollary to that is that I don't ride butt-jewelry motorcycles.

Rick
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,325
Posted By mcrider18
I'm not sure if you're a civilian riding on a...

I'm not sure if you're a civilian riding on a military installation or a service member, but the Army regulation actually requires service personnel to wear the following at all times while riding a...
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