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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 361,105
Posted By aftCG
What is this cleaning process you refer to?

What is this cleaning process you refer to?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 361,105
Posted By aftCG
http://i1045.photobucket.com/albums/b458/flaps10/W...

http://i1045.photobucket.com/albums/b458/flaps10/WAAAM/IMG_7791_2_3_zpsblstk5hc.jpg

http://i1045.photobucket.com/albums/b458/flaps10/WAAAM/IMG_7758_59_60_zpsc6gkt1tw.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,734
Posted By aftCG
I bought my first synthetic bag back in the 70s...

I bought my first synthetic bag back in the 70s as a boy scout and hiker. One of my brothers preferred synthetic and the other preferred down.

We went snow camping once and I borrowed the down...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 642,739
Posted By aftCG
I have an SMH10 on both an RF1100 and my Arai...

I have an SMH10 on both an RF1100 and my Arai (good or bad my woman wears the same size helmet) it all mounts quite easily as designed. No way in hell would i glue it on. The clamp will never touch...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,075
Posted By aftCG
I'm in. My photo skills need a boost. PM...

I'm in. My photo skills need a boost.

PM inbound.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,979
Views: 917,711
Posted By aftCG
I briefly owned a very similar bike, coffin tank...

I briefly owned a very similar bike, coffin tank and all. Mine was a 400 and would throw mud in pretty much any gear/rpm combination.

IIRC my exhaust system wrapped around and pointed straight...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,984
Posted By aftCG
I have the Klim overland jacket and latitude...

I have the Klim overland jacket and latitude pants, and commute long distances daily in the PNW. Your concern is a valid one, and the answer is "it depends" on your belly.

I'm right on the line...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By aftCG
Actually, thanks for posting that. The Tenere...

Actually, thanks for posting that. The Tenere will be my next bike so it's cool to see something local.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,447
Posted By aftCG
^ brutal. Glad to see several riders in this...

^ brutal.

Glad to see several riders in this thread who spent time on a tiger 1050 and are happy with the S10.

I've started the shopping process for a left over S10. There are some good deals...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,842
Posted By aftCG
Actually I'm not on the band wagon hoping the...

Actually I'm not on the band wagon hoping the Honda comes here for $10k. I am however really in the market for an S10 if it is cheap enough.

I was pointing out what this gentleman said:


...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,786
Views: 1,275,842
Posted By aftCG
Except that the Super Tenere isn't selling for...

Except that the Super Tenere isn't selling for those amounts, it's sitting on the showroom floor. Plenty of 2013 locally for $10k, and I've seen people post links to dealers selling 2012 for $8995....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,788
Posted By aftCG
Damn all of you for this thread. I need a new...

Damn all of you for this thread. I need a new bike like I need my sphincter located on my chin. But there are in fact some pretty smoking deals out there.

All of the ones in my area are non-ES...
Forum: Canada 12-21-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,657
Posted By aftCG
Unless you consider Mexico to be part of North...

Unless you consider Mexico to be part of North America
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 52,619
Posted By aftCG
You owe me a keyboard

You owe me a keyboard
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,049
Posted By aftCG
Pretty sure you've been baited. OP, thanks...

Pretty sure you've been baited.

OP, thanks for the write up. Superman flight is highly over rated.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 53,013
Posted By aftCG
Uh, that would be a cam chain tensioner. My...

Uh, that would be a cam chain tensioner. My Tiger 1050 and my friend's FZ-09 both have one in the same exact spot
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,399
Posted By aftCG
Word.

Word.
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
BP, Much obliged. PM inbound.

BP,
Much obliged. PM inbound.
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
Thanks for that post. I'm going to watch the...

Thanks for that post. I'm going to watch the video tonight.

So, what should a guy do if he has "waterproof" Gaerne boots in excellent condition and they leak? If I could get them repaired and...
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
Sno Seal is beeswax

Sno Seal is beeswax
Forum: Vendors 10-24-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
Northwest, How did your boots hold up in...

Northwest,
How did your boots hold up in yesterdays rain after re application of sno seal? Mine held up dry. It's definitely that sewn seam around the toe area because that's the only place I...
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
Not good. Anyway to get these things repaired? ...

Not good. Anyway to get these things repaired? I'd like to be able to trust them. I like everything about them except for the wet toes.
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 78,226
Posted By aftCG
Yep. You and I commute in the same conditions. ...

Yep. You and I commute in the same conditions. Mine are leaking mostly left foot in the toe box but eventually in both feet.

Last night I sno sealed the **** out of them in the stitching area...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,272
Posted By aftCG
Might want to look up OTB (over the beach) boots....

Might want to look up OTB (over the beach) boots. SEALs wear them for the way they vent water out.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,272
Posted By aftCG
I commute 80 miles/day in a rainy area, so I'm...

I commute 80 miles/day in a rainy area, so I'm the "waterproof" test dummy.

Owned some Tourmaster gear and it was absolute garbage in the rain after 15 minutes. Yes, if you take waterproof fabric...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,466
Posted By aftCG
Rub it in why don't you

Rub it in why don't you
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
It was a huge relief to pull in to Spray and find...

It was a huge relief to pull in to Spray and find an open convenience store/gas station. Fueling up we just ran back up 19 to Fossil and on towards Condon.

I had my son take the lead north of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
Get lost

I wish I could explain my logic for what happened next. I had been casually ripping 207 a new one and I was positive that about 12-15 miles up the highway there would be a left turn on to a paved...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
"How do you feel about gravel?"

During breakfast I was trying to decipher the lines on the map. I wanted to keep the roads as fresh as possible, but also to avoid the thicker, straighter roads. That crossed off 395 to Pendleton...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
395 North leads you over at least one pass that I...

395 North leads you over at least one pass that I can recall. Something like 5200' elevation. I know it was cold enough I casually reached down and plugged in my vest. Heated gear rocks.

There...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
When we woke up on Sunday morning we were a long...

When we woke up on Sunday morning we were a long ways from home. Even without a tight schedule to get back, at some point we were going to be pulling in to our own driveways.

The weather was nice...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
Pressing on.

We still had plenty of daylight left. The weather prediction we began the trip with (good times) was perhaps a bit optimistic. It was cloudy, a bit windy at times and we got sprinkled on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-13-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
Kickstands up from Condon we took 19 south...

Kickstands up from Condon we took 19 south through Fossil. For some reason my mind blanks out regarding gasoline in Condon, so I made it a priority to look some up in Fossil.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-10-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 124,471
Posted By aftCG
I scanned across the page and had to do a double...

I scanned across the page and had to do a double take when I saw 137 bhp.

Damn near took the rest of the day off.

:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By aftCG
No. I met a guy on a road trip last year who...

No.

I met a guy on a road trip last year who was riding a V strom 1000. He saw my bike and said that it was his first choice, but bought the Suzuki because of the dealer network.

It had never...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,883
Posted By aftCG
I see by your windscreen that you got some of the...

I see by your windscreen that you got some of the bugs that missed my face shield last week.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,951
Posted By aftCG
Daniel's Broiler on South Lake Union. Hit happy...

Daniel's Broiler on South Lake Union. Hit happy hour and then buckle up for a steak.

You can ride the South Lake Union Transit (aka, the SLUT)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
Stonehenge sits just above the Columbia River...

Stonehenge sits just above the Columbia River which marks the border between Washington and Oregon. Dropping down the hill I tried making a call to my girlfriend since I-84 would offer me perhaps...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
I don't know how many readers here will have been...

I don't know how many readers here will have been dragged into adulthood having owned a worn out copy of "How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive, a Manual for the Complete Idiot".

John Muir was a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,562
Posted By aftCG
So about that clutch.

The next morning we got up at a decent time and availed ourselves of some free continental breakfast. Upon reflection I'd rather have paid to not eat those eggs. Actually, calling them eggs is...
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