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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,924
Posted By easyridin5150
How did you learn to ride?

In my case it was on my Dad's brand new 1970 CB 750. I couldn't master the take off, kept killing the engine. My dad climbed onto the back, reached around me and got me rolling. From there we rode...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,536
Posted By easyridin5150
Only three stinkin replies?....you guys are...

Only three stinkin replies?....you guys are pitiful. Where is the plethora of unwanted and unrelated and usually useless info I usually get around here. Get with it guys! Don't make me go to some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,536
Posted By easyridin5150
Yamaha TT-R110E for an 8 y/o

Anybody familiar with this ride. My G-son who is about to turn 8 y/o has been bugging me for a dirt bike for the last three years. I put him off for a while when he would have fit the 50cc size, only...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By easyridin5150
Copper and SS soldering

Can Copper sheeting be soldered to Stainless Steel? This is strictly an artistic function and doesn't need to hold pressure. Would a solid core solder work best?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-13-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By easyridin5150
Zumo 550 in Mexico

I'm taking a trip to Mexico and want to take my Zumo 550 along, so I'm going to have to add City Navigator Mexico to the unit. If I load it from a CD, will it overwrite my City Navigator North...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,146
Posted By easyridin5150
International Motorcycle show in San Mateo

Starts friday the 19th...Anybody going or working a booth?
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By easyridin5150
On the road again....

10 days and counting!! Then, 18 days of riding bliss.:clap

http://easyridin5150.smugmug.com/photos/332620018_sjy5y-M.jpg
Forum: Face plant 06-26-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,420
Posted By easyridin5150
I hope the doctors reduced the dislocation before...

I hope the doctors reduced the dislocation before she suffered permanent nerve or circulatory damage. Minutes count!:kurt
Forum: Equipment 06-09-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,264
Posted By easyridin5150
I poured over the different models about a year...

I poured over the different models about a year ago and settled on this. A little bulky, but I never leave home on a ride without it. Nobody else I ride with carries one, but you can bet everyone...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 47,756
Posted By easyridin5150
http://easyridin5150.smugmug.com/photos/212687022_...

http://easyridin5150.smugmug.com/photos/212687022_x9QEC-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By easyridin5150
Alpinestars Effex-Gortec boots

Whose got em? Who loves em and who hates em? How are they in hot weather, and are they comfortable to walk in? THANKS
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,167
Posted By easyridin5150
Turn off the intercom...tell her there is too...

Turn off the intercom...tell her there is too much wind noise.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,911
Posted By easyridin5150
OK, physics 101. A vertical tire spinning forward...

OK, physics 101. A vertical tire spinning forward wants to lay over till its horizontal with the ground. Mr Gravity is trying to pull on all the areas of the tire equally. Try it yourself the next...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,333
Posted By easyridin5150
MY tag line says it all.:gerg

MY tag line says it all.:gerg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 177,747
Posted By easyridin5150
Does a nasty case of Monkey Butt count?

Does a nasty case of Monkey Butt count?
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,537
Posted By easyridin5150
Go to Walmart and for $2.00 by a bottle of "The...

Go to Walmart and for $2.00 by a bottle of "The Works" toilet bowl cleaner. Pour some in the tank, swish it around for about 2 minutes and repeat once if necessary. It will make the tank look brand...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 532,886
Posted By easyridin5150
I've got a Lincoln Pro MIG 175, and while tack...

I've got a Lincoln Pro MIG 175, and while tack welding some chain links the other day, the Welder started acting up. It seems to have lost most of its power...it will melt the wire as it feeds out,...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By easyridin5150
I was only tack welding some chain links...

I was only tack welding some chain links together...can't believe that would have killed the welder. I'll check with a welding shop tomorrow and get back to ya all.
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By easyridin5150
Welder took a crap

I have a Lincoln Pro 175 MIG welder and was working on a small project in the garage today when all of a sudden it seemed like most of the power disappeared. It will feed and burn wire, but there is...
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By easyridin5150
:evil

:evil
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By easyridin5150
Fork Cap Tool

Overcoming spring preload while reinstalling your fork caps can be an exercise in patience and self-control. Usually it takes to people. I made a new tool that makes replacing the caps quick and...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,432
Views: 760,254
Posted By easyridin5150
$$$ on the way via PayPal. Tx.

$$$ on the way via PayPal. Tx.
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 532,886
Posted By easyridin5150
Just thought of another question...when welding...

Just thought of another question...when welding vertically, is it better to weld from bottom to top or top to bottom?
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 532,886
Posted By easyridin5150
Polarity.......Check. Grounding....Check. ...

Polarity.......Check.
Grounding....Check.
Correct gas nozel......Well... now its OK.:shog

Getting a lot better beads now and some decent looking welds...for a newbie. What am I doing wrong...
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,088
Views: 532,886
Posted By easyridin5150
OK, years ago I had a home style stick welder...

OK, years ago I had a home style stick welder that I could get a fairly good bead out of. Just recently I upgraded to a Lincoln Pro 75 MIG welder. Didn't have much luck using it with a flux core...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,912
Posted By easyridin5150
Besides...It just looks cool! ...

Besides...It just looks cool!
http://easyridin5150.smugmug.com/photos/115291952-M.jpg
P.S. I'm the one with the shiny head.:wink:
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,912
Posted By easyridin5150
I love my Stitch for two reasons...quick and...

I love my Stitch for two reasons...quick and easy. Slip it on over a T-shirt when hot, heated jacket liner when its cold. It really does go on as fast as my Tourtec jacket. Downside...stroage...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,864
Posted By easyridin5150
I ran over a snake once and left it writhing in...

I ran over a snake once and left it writhing in the road. No damage or loss of control to my GL1800...does that count?
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By easyridin5150
Look what I found!

This V45 Sabre was bought by my dad brand new and being one of three bikes only had 5,000mi on it when he parked it and threw a tarp over it 15 years ago. At the time he parked it, it was in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 510,699
Posted By easyridin5150
A great story/adventure with excellent pictures. ...

A great story/adventure with excellent pictures. I feel a book coming along. Maybe "The Motorcyle Diaries Part II"


I'd buy it!
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2006, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By easyridin5150
Dis to dat..part one.

Sorry not sure why both pics didn't come through, but this was suppose to be pic #1.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2006, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By easyridin5150
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By easyridin5150
Picture was taken on Hwy 62, just before the...

Picture was taken on Hwy 62, just before the south entrance to the park. OAT: 28 degrees.
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2006, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By easyridin5150
Crater Lake

Just outside of Crater Lake...Memorial Day weekend. It doesn't get any better than this.
74588
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By easyridin5150
Question Garmin 276C DSC tab

Just downloaded the latest software for my 276C, and there is now a new main menu tab labeled DSC. It appears to be an emergency position/locator function. Anyone know more about it?
Forum: Face plant 03-29-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,847
Posted By easyridin5150
Sometimes ATGATT just isn't enough.

Sometimes ATGATT just isn't enough.
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2006, 03:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,129
Posted By easyridin5150
Never run with a bowl of vegetable soup in your...

Never run with a bowl of vegetable soup in your hands. It's a good way to loose an "i" :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,933
Posted By easyridin5150
Bronson rides south out of SF. Most of the beach...

Bronson rides south out of SF. Most of the beach scenes were filmed at or around Big Sur. The famous bridge shot is of Bixby bridge just above/below of Big Sur. But I'm with the others on this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,933
Posted By easyridin5150
Actually Bonnie has quite an extensive film...

Actually Bonnie has quite an extensive film history with movies such as "They shoot horses, don't they" and "Die hard" and "Die Hard 2." I've had a crush on her since I first saw her on the back of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,933
Posted By easyridin5150
Wasn't that south he was heading?

Wasn't that south he was heading?
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