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Forum: Americas 08-25-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Strong Bad
I strongly suggest that once you get all of your...

I strongly suggest that once you get all of your gear set, that you do several test runs. Simple overnight trips fully loaded will help you with your packing/unpacking and also how the the whole...
Forum: Americas 08-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Strong Bad
One of the better weather sites: ...

One of the better weather sites:

http://weatherspark.com/#!dashboard;a=USA/NM/Grants
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By Strong Bad
^^^^This^^^^ Been there done that! BTW,...

^^^^This^^^^

Been there done that! BTW, it's "by the book" in the owner's manual.
Forum: Hacks 08-23-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Strong Bad
Of the 1/2 dozen times I've transported my...

Of the 1/2 dozen times I've transported my sidecar in our 28' Fleetwood Gearbox toyhauler, I simply drove it in, no biggie.
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 52,642
Posted By Strong Bad
Joe Leonard would be a good comparison, at least...

Joe Leonard would be a good comparison, at least he's still alive!
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By Strong Bad
Welcome to the site! Look in the ride reports...

Welcome to the site! Look in the ride reports section where there are tons of reports and pics from those who have done this route on everything from Harley sidecars to Mo-peds.
...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,434
Posted By Strong Bad
SWMBO & I used a Polar Bear 6 pack for our 29 day...

SWMBO & I used a Polar Bear 6 pack for our 29 day CDR sidecar trip. I strapped it on top of our right box. I was very impressed with how long ice lasted in this thing! Even at 115 degrees crossing...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Strong Bad
I've had 2 different Scala sets and I'm done...

I've had 2 different Scala sets and I'm done spending my money and time with them. SWMBO & I were doing the CDR in our sidecar and our intercom was a very important tool as she had the gps and was...
Forum: Hacks 08-22-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 52,642
Posted By Strong Bad
Phil Hill?? Showing yer age, ain't cha? Good...

Phil Hill?? Showing yer age, ain't cha? Good thing you didn't say Barney Oldfield....:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-20-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By Strong Bad
I see Doug every couple of months or so at at...

I see Doug every couple of months or so at at local Monday Bike Night gathering. His health has been poor and I'm afraid that age may be catching up with him. Last Monday, although he wasn't in...
Forum: Americas 08-19-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By Strong Bad
Baja California is divided into 2 separate...

Baja California is divided into 2 separate states, Baja California and Baja California Sur. I have no idea as to what "The Baja" might be, but it raises red flags as to how much you think you know...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,839
Posted By Strong Bad
I carry an Iphone with a Mophie "juice pack pro...

I carry an Iphone with a Mophie "juice pack pro outdoor" case yeilding in 150% additional battery. http://www.mophie.com/shop/iphone-4s-4/juice-pack-pro-outdoor-edition-iphone-4s-4-1

For charging...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,854
Posted By Strong Bad
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^This^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^This^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Strong Bad
Careful of your terminology, not all leading link...

Careful of your terminology, not all leading link forks are the same. I used to call all leading link forks "Earls", but I was corrected and learned that Earls is a specific type of leading link fork...
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,595
Posted By Strong Bad
On our recent 7000 mile CDR ride, our average low...

On our recent 7000 mile CDR ride, our average low was around 28 and our average high was around 32. In my not so humble opinion, the wind speed and direction being the biggest variable/factor. It...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,829
Posted By Strong Bad
Actually the chrome is almost clear, the silver...

Actually the chrome is almost clear, the silver you see is the nickle that was plated before it was "chromed", and typically there is a layer off copper plate under the nickle.

Doh!!! I should...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,127
Posted By Strong Bad
My personal belief is that the sidecar windshield...

My personal belief is that the sidecar windshield is directing a bunch of wind at you. A bunch of people come up with ways to lay it down and hold it with straps when there isn't anyone in the hack.
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,803
Posted By Strong Bad
Not trying to make a point, simply a matter of...

Not trying to make a point, simply a matter of "inquiring minds want to know" that's all. I owned a 07 Ural for over a year an put thousands of miles on it. Don't get you hackles up mang, enjoy the...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,060
Posted By Strong Bad
Nice Dave, way to sidetrack it down into another...

Nice Dave, way to sidetrack it down into another oil thread!!!!:lol3

I run SWEPCO in mine http://swepcolube.com/products/swepco-201-multi-purpose-gear-lube It's what we use in these:
...
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,803
Posted By Strong Bad
I guess that pretty much sums it up then. So...

I guess that pretty much sums it up then.

So parts through out the years are all interchangeable?? If not, then how do you buy parts?
Forum: Hacks 08-10-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,803
Posted By Strong Bad
How does an experienced Ural dealer like Gene "go...

How does an experienced Ural dealer like Gene "go through" a rig and not be able to tell what year the motor is? Serial Numbers yield no hints?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,714
Posted By Strong Bad
SWMBO & I are both interested. It would be a nice...

SWMBO & I are both interested. It would be a nice to add for our planned travels!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By Strong Bad
Here is a link for information/maps for all of...

Here is a link for information/maps for all of the National Forests in California.

http://www.totalescape.com/active/campstuff/NF/NFS.html#.U-Uz9GNw3wF

Additionally, there is a lot of BLM land...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,121
Posted By Strong Bad
I have never had it acroos a truck scale and have...

I have never had it acroos a truck scale and have no idea as to how much is weighs. I don't think I want to know.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Strong Bad
You came around a blind curve and hit something? ...

You came around a blind curve and hit something? Getting an attorney is not going to help when you were at fault. You are not supposed to go so fast that you can not avoid hitting something in the...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 544,946
Posted By Strong Bad
The older chlorinated and the new non-chlorinated...

The older chlorinated and the new non-chlorinated aerosol cleaners only produce the deadly gas when the liquid phase is present. If it is completely dry, there is nothing to produce the fumes. No...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Strong Bad
Los Angeles to Cabo

Sorry wrong thread
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Strong Bad
Well then, hell yeah!! Go out through Chapalla,...

Well then, hell yeah!! Go out through Chapalla, and then into Bay of LA for sure. Hit the Hwy again just north of Vizcaino. It would be a great ride!
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Strong Bad
I've always like the extra head room that chassis...

I've always like the extra head room that chassis has, my buddy Will Higman was VERY successful in his.

Going out through Coco's and then to the Hwy @ Laguna Chapalla is always a great way to go. ...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Strong Bad
You sell that bitchen 10 car yet?? As far as...

You sell that bitchen 10 car yet??

As far as i know it's not paved all the way to Coco's.....yet. Last I heard they were still working on paving the long straight below Gonzaga, but this should...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Strong Bad
Get a piece of 2 1/4" tubing, slide part of it...

Get a piece of 2 1/4" tubing, slide part of it into the intake boot and then slide the filter onto the remaining bit of tubing.

No one would slide the filter into the rubber intake like that as...
Forum: Hacks 08-03-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By Strong Bad
Could be, if you lived East of Cuba NM! The pic...

Could be, if you lived East of Cuba NM! The pic was taken in this area: 36.01403N/106.53595W

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Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Strong Bad
http://www.unifilter.com/clamp-on/

http://www.unifilter.com/clamp-on/
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,197
Posted By Strong Bad
Dave, I have no idea as to what is going on at...

Dave, I have no idea as to what is going on at that shop, but I am very disappointed that we were not made aware of the problem before our trip. Therese is rapidly losing confidence in our ability...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,197
Posted By Strong Bad
I'm about to go from disappointed to really...

I'm about to go from disappointed to really pissed off at Dauntless seeing that you had the same exact failure we did. Why were we all not told of this problem and that a "Kit" to repair that...
Forum: Americas 08-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,999
Posted By Strong Bad
Being a former endurance mountain bike racer I...

Being a former endurance mountain bike racer I have no idea as to what you are talking about. Of the dozens we saw that were in the race all were VERY friendly. I always stopped, turned my bike off...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,461
Posted By Strong Bad
I don't know about proper but I gave it a try. ...

I don't know about proper but I gave it a try. It was a lot of work try to keep it up while on the road.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984587
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By Strong Bad
Just measured our rig while totally unloaded. A...

Just measured our rig while totally unloaded. A whopping 14.5 inches under the tub and around 8.5 under the tug.

I wanted my rig to have ground clearance as I wanted something that was as dirt...
Forum: Americas 07-31-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Strong Bad
In Santa Cruz take Hwy 9 towards Boulder Creek...

In Santa Cruz take Hwy 9 towards Boulder Creek and beyond. When you intersect Hwy 35 (Skyline Blvd.) turn left and head North. When Skyline ends at Hwy 92 (San Mateo Rd.) turn left and head west...
Forum: Hacks 07-31-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,294
Posted By Strong Bad
Thanks for the info! Somehow I missed the...

Thanks for the info! Somehow I missed the connection between your name and your thread.
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