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Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2014, 05:32 AM
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Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
A few ideas with links This is a very small...

A few ideas with links
This is a very small compact USB power outlet that plugs right into a Battery Tender pigtail. If all you needed was a USB port this might work and could possibly be placed...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Actually if all you want is to power a GPS they...

Actually if all you want is to power a GPS they make units that have USB plugs in different sizes to fit various GPS units and a built-in voltage reduction unit that has an in-line fuse that you can...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
So I saw my first SR400 today when I went in to...

So I saw my first SR400 today when I went in to my office for the weekly team meeting. Left a message on the bike telling them I had one to and to contact me if they care to get together for a ride....
Forum: Alaska 09-15-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,460
Posted By RocketMan
I was just up in AK last week (on a cruise) and...

I was just up in AK last week (on a cruise) and stopped at Ketchikan and visited a local store that sold the rukus where Jeanne had rented a HD last time we were there. Mentioned your ride and they...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Seems my License plate has fractures due to...

Seems my License plate has fractures due to vibration. I've never had this happen before (and I've owned a few Brit singles before) but it seems that by just attaching the upper two license plate...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
You aren't the only one with issues regarding...

You aren't the only one with issues regarding longer rides, i've been having to use a cane most days if I have to walk long(er) distances due to rheumatoid arthritis in my right knee and lower spin...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Did a nice 500 mile camping weekend on the SR400...

Did a nice 500 mile camping weekend on the SR400 a few weeks ago.Handled the load of all the camping equipment without issues and it did not seem to affect the handling at all. used a set of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
They don't seem to make the brand I have on the...

They don't seem to make the brand I have on the SR400 any more, but basically its just a bicycle handlebar bag that you can find in any bicycle shop. They run around $30-50. Just need something the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
The Tale of the Gator and the Duck (not intended as a tag!)

a short pic-tory (and hopefully at the very least mildly amusing)
(Yeah, I know "pic-tory" not a real word)

Ali spies a duck while meandering around a water front park..

"Mmmm, Duck, my...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Ok, thanks all. Thats more of what I was looking...

Ok, thanks all. Thats more of what I was looking for.
To address a few recent comments:
The bike has a 20 tooth front sprocket, up one tooth from stock. At an indicated 75~78 MPH (68~71 actual) it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
To address a few comments. Per checking the...

To address a few comments.
Per checking the oil, yeah I should have and stated so, none the less a brand new engine should not consume Any oil, unless there is a defect or poor assembly and in fact...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Well, Damn, just fucking DAMN! I now have 3600...

Well, Damn, just fucking DAMN!
I now have 3600 + miles on the bike and 3000 since the first service. This past weekend I went camping and did a total of 507 miles, mostly back road mostly mountain...
Forum: Alaska 09-01-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,460
Posted By RocketMan
Hey, Mike. just found out about your Ruckus...

Hey, Mike. just found out about your Ruckus adventure from Jim VB.

:wave:wave:wave

Awesome fucking ride Dude!

Makes me want to throw a leg over my CB125 and meet ya in Baja. :D

So, you...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Got in another nice ride. Mid 80's and around a...

Got in another nice ride. Mid 80's and around a hundred miles of 2 lane country roads. almost no traffic and I stopped to take some pics and play with some new filters for the Olympus Tough G-1. Most...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
I got the 20 tooth sprocket in yesterday and...

I got the 20 tooth sprocket in yesterday and headed down to my mechanics shop to use his impact wrench to remove/replace the sprocket.
Took me 40 minutes going down the short way and only 10 minutes...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
On that, as well as many of your other claims of...

On that, as well as many of your other claims of "misconduct" by other players, I call bullshit. Its becoming pretty clear that your interest lies not so much in the game as in being an Agent...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Ok, I get it, this is a like Candid Camera,...

Ok, I get it, this is a like Candid Camera, internet style combined with a Reality show about drama queens who ride motorcycles, right?

Perhaps I'll check in again after a while when things have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
In the first two gears I can get to 7400...

In the first two gears I can get to 7400 consistently (or there abouts) before it hits the limiter but notice it tends to kick in at a slightly lower RPM (7200 or so) the harder I excel.
If I had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
So I'm a bit confused (nothing new there!) but is...

So I'm a bit confused (nothing new there!) but is Ali no longer in play replaced by the duck (that I thought was the nw va mascot)? I'd just like to know what I'm looking for next time I try a grab....
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Thanks, yeah its a great little app esp. for me...

Thanks, yeah its a great little app esp. for me as I often go out on rides and just wonder and take pics then can't remember where I was or what nice road I may have found. Now I can record the track...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
I can downshift, while moving no less, really?...

I can downshift, while moving no less, really? and here I thought you could only do that after you stopped! :rofl One thing I'm hoping with the taller drive gear is that I won't hit red-line so...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Got in another nice ride today, was kind of...

Got in another nice ride today, was kind of chilly and mostly overcast; did 180 miles in around 4 hours. Rigged the iphone holder and powerlet last night and used the MotionX GPS app to create a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Guess I missed something along the way but when...

Guess I missed something along the way but when did it suddenly become so frickin' serious? there have been numerous mascots (if you can call the horseshoe from back in 09 a Mascot! :D )

take 5...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Yeah I know the feeling, each lunch run I've been...

Yeah I know the feeling, each lunch run I've been taking has been to places further and further away from home. I could claim its that the food is better at the ones further away but....:rofl

RM ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
If you all are talking about the new SR400, it...

If you all are talking about the new SR400, it does indeed have Fuel Injection and has never been a problem to start so far as I heard.
We'll have to see how it goes come winter although mine is in...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Nope, wasn't me but I was on 675 last weekend for...

Nope, wasn't me but I was on 675 last weekend for a bit but further north.

RM
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Yeah, I know, i run into that all the time. ...

Yeah, I know, i run into that all the time.
Weather in the VA area has been very cool this year. I did a 230+ mile ride last weekend up to the Blue Ridge and had to stop and get a $4.99 sweatshirt...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
nope, I understood it as a larger tire, not...

nope, I understood it as a larger tire, not wheel, which was something I added. and yes I would think going to a larger wheel would be expensive.
RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
DO U EMU? I DO (a poem, of sorts! :D ) A...

DO U EMU? I DO (a poem, of sorts! :D )

A place near the tracks where two emus reside
is the place where Ali the gator now hides.
If you don't know where the emus call home
You'll be forever...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Kersnickity-Snatch

the tag, 4202 Ringwood Rd, Nokesville, VA

http://roadrunes.com/adv-tag/emus/emu-tag1.JPG

http://roadrunes.com/adv-tag/emus/emu-tag2.JPG

http://roadrunes.com/adv-tag/emus/emu-tag3.JPG

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Gator has new home, updates coming. RM

Gator has new home, updates coming.

RM
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Just to clarify, I do know how they work, perhaps...

Just to clarify, I do know how they work, perhaps "too light" was poor choice of words, I really meant "light" as in lacking sufficient amount of metal to be detected. (Perhaps "lacking sufficient...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
So what did you lose as far as acceleration/power...

So what did you lose as far as acceleration/power with the larger gear, or was it not noticeably different? I've taken mine up to a sustained speed of 75-80 (indicated) on the slab and been pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Hmm, not sure if getting bruced is something to...

Hmm, not sure if getting bruced is something to brag about or not! :lol3

But if you want the Offical honors, they're all yours! :D

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Ha! must have just missed ya! I was thinking of...

Ha! must have just missed ya! I was thinking of moving Ali into more or less the same area where some birds hang out. maybe next time.

RM
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Well looks like Ali is on the move again, I went...

Well looks like Ali is on the move again, I went by at noon and he was gone. Funny but I found his location by doing a search for BBQ places in the Hint location but the fire pit was actually a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Interesting, the same thing happened to me but I...

Interesting, the same thing happened to me but I was lucky to be just pulling into my driveway when it happened.I think i read somewhere of it happening to someone else as well. I noted that the tab...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-09-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
Ha, I was buzzin thru that very intersection this...

Ha, I was buzzin thru that very intersection this morning myself around 9AM heading east for the day on Thmpr2. Must have just missed ya.

RM
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 210,423
Posted By RocketMan
Battery terminal question

So what with the wiring to the battery, there are four wires coming from the plug, two red ones coming from the positive side and one red and black from the negative side. It seems odd there is a red...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12,690
Views: 610,300
Posted By RocketMan
What? you didn't go down the road in the first...

What? you didn't go down the road in the first photo's on That machine, but rather walked in from the gate?? :huh If my little 125 could do it certainly that thing should have! At the very least you...
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