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Forum: Hacks 05-09-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By pampine
No, no, no, spent 34 years developing software...

No, no, no, spent 34 years developing software and I definitely don't like their non-privacy policy as implemented. They can whine all they want, and there was a pretty easy way around it.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 05-08-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By pampine
Well it works, but Facebook interrupted about 5...

Well it works, but Facebook interrupted about 5 times whining at me to log in to continue or cancel. I canceled and continued.

Very nice looking rig. Will your poodle ride in it?

Pam
Forum: Hacks 05-05-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,013
Posted By pampine
Hmmm, not so sure. Columbus always said that when...

Hmmm, not so sure. Columbus always said that when you go to sea you should take one compass or three.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 05-02-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
Sure hope the electric start on your 50/5 worked...

Sure hope the electric start on your 50/5 worked a lot better than on my '71 60/5, which never saw a cold morning it would start on; but it was so much better than the Honda 350 that I didn't mind...
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
This is what I've been thinking, too, have even...

This is what I've been thinking, too, have even seen a few listing for north of $12,000. I'm thinking of selling the R90S and perhaps buying a GS of some sort, most likely airhead or pre-2000 oiler...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
Barry, I'm trying real hard to do just that. ...

Barry, I'm trying real hard to do just that.

I know that RedMenace's KLR rigs take a lot of heat; and I wasn't being absolutely critical of his rigs, only relatively in the context of criticizing...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
OK, first, you don't run a software development...

OK, first, you don't run a software development business for 24 years by being naive about what people will try to steal; and in the case of one application, an accounting system, we shipped open...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,626
Posted By pampine
You may want to check out this re-review,...

You may want to check out this re-review, http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/books/steinbecks-travels-with-charley-gets-a-fact-checking.html?scp=1&sq=steinbeck%20travels%20charlie&st=cse


Pam
Forum: Hacks 04-22-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
Thanks, Sparrow. It seems to me that moving the...

Thanks, Sparrow. It seems to me that moving the mounts several inches from the frame would make things weaker (lever principle), not stronger, even if there are more frame attachment points via the...
Forum: Hacks 04-20-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,302
Posted By pampine
Same here, I don't get the idea. Got any photos...

Same here, I don't get the idea. Got any photos of one installed?

Thanks,
Pam, who'd also like to know why the web site doesn't have photos, you guys must spend hours on the phone
Forum: Hacks 04-16-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,757
Posted By pampine
When we were living in Boston, I hacked my '76...

When we were living in Boston, I hacked my '76 R90S in 1981/82. I left it stock, stock, stock. I, too, wanted to ride it in the snow as well as carry a huge lot of camera gear around. It was a fairly...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,418
Posted By pampine
Sorry, I'm still back in R90S land; but this...

Sorry, I'm still back in R90S land; but this description says that a true dual sport would be needed:

It is a route using dirt roads, gravel roads, jeep roads, forest roads ...
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,418
Posted By pampine
Really? On a GSA? Looks like fun but a lot of...

Really? On a GSA? Looks like fun but a lot of rough going.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By pampine
That last bit was a hoot, the part where a...

That last bit was a hoot, the part where a newscaster is on the street when a Reliant crashes. They turn him over, he takes off and comes back by for one more crash.

Thanks,
Pam
Forum: Hacks 03-04-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 323,911
Posted By pampine
Yeah, Jack and I sleep with our dogs, too, same...

Yeah, Jack and I sleep with our dogs, too, same tent. It's a bit tight, but so be it.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 03-03-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,579
Posted By pampine
Where do you find such arms? Thanks, Pam

Where do you find such arms?

Thanks,
Pam
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By pampine
Haven't a clue, things are so screwed up these...

Haven't a clue, things are so screwed up these days. I'd expect the border guards to guarantee that your dog isn't toting a bomb or dope. Maybe they'd ask you to verify s/he is a patriot? Maybe you...
Forum: Hacks 02-25-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By pampine
In Mexico your dog can go off leash round the...

In Mexico your dog can go off leash round the clock; but be careful. When a town gets too many dogs in it, they put out poison. Of course, the locals know when to keep their dogs inside.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 680,700
Posted By pampine
Another good deal in Texas, 2005 Ural Tourist,...

Another good deal in Texas, 2005 Ural Tourist, near San Antonio:

http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/mcy/2222914020.html

Pam
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 680,700
Posted By pampine
Don't think it gets much cheaper than this:...

Don't think it gets much cheaper than this: http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/mcy/2180423644.html

Pam, no financial interest
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,121
Posted By pampine
I suggest that you look at a yellow GSA/Hannigan...

I suggest that you look at a yellow GSA/Hannigan for comparison, such as the one that Boondox and Barley ride.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=602632

Might help more if you were...
Forum: Hacks 02-11-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 680,700
Posted By pampine
No financial interest: ...

No financial interest:
http://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/2176427579.html

Pam
Forum: Hacks 02-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By pampine
I had a fairly light weight sidecar (fiberglass)...

I had a fairly light weight sidecar (fiberglass) mounted on my R90S for about a year, and it worked fine. No subframe (I mean, who'd ever heard of a subframe back in the day, about 1981). R90's just...
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By pampine
Very cool, many thanks, Demenshea. Pam

Very cool, many thanks, Demenshea.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,991
Posted By pampine
Very nicely done. My question is who's helping?...

Very nicely done. My question is who's helping? For example, when you mount the rig and drive off, either someone else is still filming or you go back later and pick up the camera.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 01-28-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 680,700
Posted By pampine
Anybody up for a $2000 rig? Here's one: ...

Anybody up for a $2000 rig? Here's one:

http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/mcy/2180423644.html

Pam, no financial interest
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,885
Posted By pampine
Ft. Worth to Big Bend? Generally I'd take a line...

Ft. Worth to Big Bend? Generally I'd take a line west of I35/Austin, maybe 30 miles west, through the Hill Country. It's good weather down here (Austin) during the day, although it still gets real...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,883
Posted By pampine
Well, of course. :) One of the cool things about...

Well, of course. :) One of the cool things about these language schools is they all seem to spend some time on the culture, take you out for dinners, and the like.

Although, the better method I...
Forum: Hacks 01-24-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,883
Posted By pampine
I'd love to, but it's an unnecessary expense....

I'd love to, but it's an unnecessary expense. I'll most likely rent a Vespa. Don't think there'll be a sidecar available.

Jack will take an art history course and I'll take an Italian course, so...
Forum: Hacks 01-21-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,883
Posted By pampine
Shoot, we're planning to travel to Firenze this...

Shoot, we're planning to travel to Firenze this summer, don't think we'll make it anywhere near Milan.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 01-19-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,883
Posted By pampine
Your rig is a beauty, Pietro. Where in Italy do...

Your rig is a beauty, Pietro. Where in Italy do you live?

Pam
Forum: Hacks 01-07-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,697
Posted By pampine
Thanks, Brock. So did you build both an under...

Thanks, Brock. So did you build both an under scooter subframe and this side frame? And how would you get into the right side with such a subframe?

Thanks,
Pam
Forum: Hacks 01-06-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,697
Posted By pampine
Brock, can you share some photos of the frame...

Brock, can you share some photos of the frame work you do/did on scooters?

Thanks,
Pam
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,138
Posted By pampine
Solution seems obvious: let your friend Greg buy...

Solution seems obvious: let your friend Greg buy a Ural first, then test drive it. :)

Pam
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 55,210
Posted By pampine
Look pretty cool; but why not use the sidecar...

Look pretty cool; but why not use the sidecar door to lift the top of the tent? Among other things, that would help keep the sc interior dry.

Pam
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,526,289
Posted By pampine
Jehu, do you have any photos of the mounting...

Jehu, do you have any photos of the mounting system? Is there a subframe on the Lambretta?

Thanks,
Pam
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By pampine
Good idea, but then where would I put my cash? :)...

Good idea, but then where would I put my cash? :)

Pam
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,754
Posted By pampine
I thought animals froze and stared into...

I thought animals froze and stared into headlights. Wrong? Depends on the animal? My point being that with no headlights perhaps they'd get on across the road, out of your way, post-haste.

As far...
Forum: Hacks 10-29-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,207
Posted By pampine
This makes engineering sense to me. The tug is...

This makes engineering sense to me. The tug is trying to pull the sidecar along, so if you have the tug mounting interval wider than the sidecar mounting, it seems it would make it easier to pull....
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,315
Posted By pampine
Now that's very interesting. Do you have any...

Now that's very interesting. Do you have any ideas about why? Maybe it's the reverse and/or sidecar brake?

Pam
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