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Forum: Hacks 02-16-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,548
Posted By cluedog
Jake the Wonderdog & I would like to book a room....

Jake the Wonderdog & I would like to book a room.
He likes pork chops for breakfast.
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,035
Posted By cluedog
In the late 1980s I sailed a small boat alone...

In the late 1980s I sailed a small boat alone from San Francisco to Hawaii.
When I started making the plans for the trip it was definitely over my head.
I spent a lot of time learning and preparing...
Forum: Hacks 01-29-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,720
Posted By cluedog
DJ1 very impressive rig, thanks for posting the...

DJ1
very impressive rig, thanks for posting the build pics.
I am also on the olympic peninsula and currently putting together an electra glide-liberty sidecar rig.
If you and Drone get together...
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,380
Posted By cluedog
I don't want to weigh in on who makes the better...

I don't want to weigh in on who makes the better sub frame but Sparrowhawks
math is a little misleading.
1 inch square tube with .12 wall has a moment of inertia of .056 in^4
1 inch round tube...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By cluedog
Happy New Year Ned, I hope we can do some...

Happy New Year Ned,
I hope we can do some riding together this year.
Might be tough getting you to go slow enough but we can meet in camp.
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By cluedog
Angular contact bearings can take an axial load...

Angular contact bearings can take an axial load in one direction. Double row angular contact bearings can take an axial load in both directions. Neither would be a good choice for swing arm or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,441
Posted By cluedog
Nice ride report. I live close to...

Nice ride report.

I live close to Marrowstone Island and often fish from the beach at Marrowstone point.
Mystery bay and Nordland are beautiful places.

The beach...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,118
Posted By cluedog
Jake likes to stick his head out to the side so...

Jake likes to stick his head out to the side so he has to wear goggles. I was lucky in that he does not mind them while we are on the bike and did not take much training at all. He stays pretty close...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 87,186
Posted By cluedog
Dave That is a great looking rig. If you come...

Dave
That is a great looking rig.
If you come out west to visit Drone stop by my place.
Forum: Hacks 11-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,075
Posted By cluedog
Just to be clear about things, when Drone says...

Just to be clear about things, when Drone says nicely hung and nicely sprung he is talking about the bike
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,548
Posted By cluedog
I am trying to get it into the Starlight in Port...

I am trying to get it into the Starlight in Port Townsend.
It is a small theatre with a bar and bar food. Instead of the usual seats they have couches and comfortable chairs. The big plus is that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 78,585
Posted By cluedog
An old pic of my dad on his 1929 F Head Harley...

An old pic of my dad on his 1929 F Head Harley adventure bike

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g367/McLuen1/Dad_zps4abbfc64.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 10-07-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,548
Posted By cluedog
I'm the ugly guy with the good looking border...

I'm the ugly guy with the good looking border collie
Jake the wonderdog
Forum: Hacks 09-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By cluedog
I lived on a small sailboat in Alameda for 15...

I lived on a small sailboat in Alameda for 15 years. I remember the Elizabeth Muir as one of the most beautiful boats on the water.
We have a guest house in Port Townsend, if you come back you are...
Forum: Hacks 09-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By cluedog
Jake the Wonderdog & I watched the video last...

Jake the Wonderdog & I watched the video last night also.

Geez, Eric and Geneva made a great movie. We feel pretty lucky to be a part of it.

Jake has always been a handsome hound but he is one...
Forum: Hacks 07-05-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 117,911
Posted By cluedog
Ned Thanks for taking the time to post the...

Ned
Thanks for taking the time to post the pictures.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By cluedog
Dad grew up on a farm in Iowa. Back then stock...

Dad grew up on a farm in Iowa.
Back then stock Harleys and Indians were the adventure bikes, dirt roads, mud, hunting rabbits out in the fields, no problem.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By cluedog
Thanks Rumba Dad had a 1929 F head I am not...

Thanks Rumba
Dad had a 1929 F head
I am not sure if it is his bike in the photo or my uncles bike
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By cluedog
My dad on an old Harley

I found an old photo of my dad out hunting rabbits.
I am not sure what bike he is on but I thought you old school guys would enjoy it.
...
Forum: Hacks 05-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 336,699
Posted By cluedog
Jake and I spent the day with Eric and Geneva...

Jake and I spent the day with Eric and Geneva working on the film
Sit Stay Ride
What a great day with a really nice couple.



Discussing the route...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,917
Posted By cluedog
Dave They are wired like a mechanical relay. ...

Dave
They are wired like a mechanical relay.

Here is an example
http://www.crouzet-ssr.com/english/products/download/dc_ssr.pdf
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,917
Posted By cluedog
Drone Using relays will be more reliable than...

Drone
Using relays will be more reliable than using a switch for 25 amps. We quit using mechanical relays 25 years ago and use solid state relays in all of our designs. They are not affected by...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By cluedog
Jay, That is great you may be able to help. ...

Jay,
That is great you may be able to help.
It will be a big day for the client.
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,711
Posted By cluedog
Drone These should work well for you. PM...

Drone

These should work well for you.
PM me if you need any help.

http://www.mcmaster.com/#circular-power/control-connectors/=ro21iy
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By cluedog
Wow That is one of the best looking rigs I have...

Wow
That is one of the best looking rigs I have seen.:clap

Post more pics.
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By cluedog
sidecars, dogs & beautiful girls

Sidecars, dogs and beautiful girls go together better than biscuits and gravy.
I took my friend on her first hack ride, she loved it.
We went to the Pourhouse beer garden in Port Townsend. It is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 139,685
Posted By cluedog
bringing the rig home ...

bringing the rig home

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g367/McLuen1/BMW-DMC_zps84f73cc7.jpg (http://s1098.photobucket.com/user/McLuen1/media/BMW-DMC_zps84f73cc7.jpg.html)
Forum: Hacks 03-21-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,325
Posted By cluedog
Dave That is great. Looking forward to your...

Dave
That is great.
Looking forward to your ride reports while you test it.
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By cluedog
Kailuasurfer I was on the Kingston Ferry I...

Kailuasurfer

I was on the Kingston Ferry
I live outside of Port Townsend
If you are nearby maybe we can get together for some rides
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By cluedog
First trip to the big city

I had a business meeting in Seattle this week, so I took the flying pig on it's first trip to the big city.

Bikes load first on the ferries which is great, you don't have to wait in line and hope...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,746
Posted By cluedog
I just got one for my 1200GSA from Bagster ...

I just got one for my 1200GSA from Bagster

http://www.bagster.com/en/showroom.php?id=106

It seems to be well made, easy to attach to the bike, and it keeps my legs warm and dry. I like it....
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,786
Posted By cluedog
I have been trying to decide how to reduce trail...

I have been trying to decide how to reduce trail on my 1200 GSA.
The stroker wheel sounds like it might be a pretty good way to do that. I like the better wheel bearings feature also.
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By cluedog
I also have spina bifida and ride a bmw sidecar...

I also have spina bifida and ride a bmw sidecar rig with a Pingel shifter. It works well although if I started over I would look at the Translogic shifter. I think it uses a better technology and...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,744
Posted By cluedog
I sold a Ural Patrol and bought a used 2008...

I sold a Ural Patrol and bought a used 2008 1200GSA/DMC rig.
Things I like:
The M72Dx chair is pretty wide, nice for dogs, groceries and taking wide people for hack rides.
The electric tilt. I...
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 117,911
Posted By cluedog
Ned That was a great looking rig and I always...

Ned
That was a great looking rig and I always enjoyed your ride reports.
You & Kirby are part of the reason I got a GS rig. I hope you get another rig and we can go for a ride together
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 117,911
Posted By cluedog
Drone Let me know if I can be of any help.

Drone
Let me know if I can be of any help.
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,802
Posted By cluedog
Jake is getting used to his doggles. He does...

Jake is getting used to his doggles.
He does like riding in the sidecar.

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/g367/McLuen1/Jake1_zps517ce3ee.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By cluedog
I have a diesel John Deere gator. It has a 650cc...

I have a diesel John Deere gator. It has a 650cc 3 cylinder Yanmar engine,
18 hp 300 rpm. It is a great little engine, if you could find a used one it would make a nice tug for you.
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By cluedog
I have a diesel

I have a diesel
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 117,911
Posted By cluedog
Drone, I'm glad you & Kirby are ok. Thanks...

Drone,
I'm glad you & Kirby are ok.
Thanks for posting so much info, it gives us all a lot to think about. I need to look at how I tether Jake so he can survive that kind of wreck.
I was also...
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