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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,600
Posted By road_apple
Weather - what to do

Look for a car wash. Nobody uses them when it's raining. Knowing the weather is kinda important: car wash roofs aren't known for strength. Overpasses if you like meeting Harley riders and the...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,196
Posted By road_apple
National Parks camping Colorado

If your interested in Rocky Mountain National Park between Estes Park and Grandby You would be best to make reservations for June, July, August, their camping can fill up fast . Go to their website...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,224
Posted By road_apple
How do you smoke a Bentley? How do you keep it...

How do you smoke a Bentley? How do you keep it lit?
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By road_apple
If you're going to have to change the plug anyway...

If you're going to have to change the plug anyway it might be a good time to do a MOSFET regulator upgrade.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,957
Posted By road_apple
It's not that good gear isn't important but your...

It's not that good gear isn't important but your missing an important reality. This bike is capable of a lot more. You should invest in an advanced riding school and/or track days to determine the...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,407
Posted By road_apple
Timing Belt. Check for missing teeth. DAMHINT.

Timing Belt. Check for missing teeth. DAMHINT.
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,691
Posted By road_apple
Sealer

If engine cases are worn, scratched, warped sure...otherwise grease, gasket, and a torque wrench.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 1,298,785
Posted By road_apple
Carb Jet Reference:

Carb Jet Size Cross Reference:Keihin/DynoJet/Mikuni
________________________________________
Width------Keihin # -- DynoJets # -- Mikuni #
0.0350---- 92.5--------- 92-----------86.3 Don't forget...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,195
Posted By road_apple
The empty, older cruiser parked on the shoulder...

The empty, older cruiser parked on the shoulder just past the bridge worked around here years back until someone came up with the Dunkin Donuts box placed on the roof for the rest of us. Haven't...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By road_apple
It should match the drapes.

It should match the drapes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,191
Posted By road_apple
Nice cheap way to get a tattoo and one Schwinn is...

Nice cheap way to get a tattoo and one Schwinn is in the perfect position to change that ratty tire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,914
Posted By road_apple
I always check my oil (I own a KLR)

I always check my oil
(I own a KLR)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,969
Posted By road_apple
Simple Logic

1) Abolish Speed Limits
2) Mandatory Ferraris and Smartphones for 16 yr olds
3)Abolish Insurance reqs

Whittle down the idiot driver gene pool
Sustain a worthy auto manufacturer(wish THEY would...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 45,110
Posted By road_apple
Footsy

Have patience this will take a while. I did this much less severe with three piggies as a result of a school wrestling accident. For the Equipment Nazis out there no I wasn't wearing WWF-approved...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 1,501,618
Posted By road_apple
Ais

Air Induction System blockoff plate or make your own by making sure the tube is airtight. There's a little oring under that plate with the tube coming off it, no air leaks. There is a tee...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 89,304
Posted By road_apple
I wonder how many grocery, tire, florist,...

I wonder how many grocery, tire, florist, furniture, electronics and bicycle stores & cleaners went out of business witin a 10 mile radius of that Wal-Mart? Not to mention coffee shops & cafes,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,134
Posted By road_apple
It's NORMAL, don't worry. They all stick up a...

It's NORMAL, don't worry. They all stick up a little bit. Been there and I took the case off to see that it is NORMAL when it first happened to me. If it's in wrong it will be stuck and not move...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,036
Posted By road_apple
A great place for Old Men. Incredible blow jobs...

A great place for Old Men. Incredible blow jobs and still getting there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,609
Posted By road_apple
This thread has taken the perfect line and it is...

This thread has taken the perfect line and it is about a riding myth..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,975
Posted By road_apple
I know of a fire started by people that pulled...

I know of a fire started by people that pulled over to take pics and parked in tall 'cheat grass' with fatal results..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,400
Posted By road_apple
Two different individual rights issues that begin...

Two different individual rights issues that begin to bump into each other in the eyes of government, yet both groups can't figure out common ground and unite. Divide and conquer? What doesn't seem...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,400
Posted By road_apple
Still??? Mezzanine?

I love it, Grammer Nazis/Gun Nuts can't figure out what to do about a gun problem without a piece of paper tacked up on a fence post. Add MaryJ and Harleys and I think that might do it..Nascar? You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,400
Posted By road_apple
Yep, Still Funny

Ever been shot at? Yep
Ever been hit? Nope
Ever shot someone? Nope
How bout you?

Got a vest? AGATT

Please bring your guns we need more because that will fix everything-but you won't have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By road_apple
Dickhead how bout "I'll keep an eye out.." and...

Dickhead how bout "I'll keep an eye out.." and call it a day.
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,109
Posted By road_apple
Tat

Extra air filter oiled and ready in a ziplock. 8, 10, 12mm sockets..allen key and air pump to change front tire when you get a flat. Folding mirrors might be more of a luxury but nice to have when...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,400
Posted By road_apple
You guys out west are funny. You have more...

You guys out west are funny. You have more rights and more paranoia than any of us in the land of bright lights and big cities. Here in the big city you can't own pot, a handgun, or carry it under...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By road_apple
A trip is still a trip...

Motorcycle adventures are what and how not how far and what you ride...

When you get within 50 miles of the south side of Devil's Lake head for Lodi on the south shores of the river, cross on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 81,605
Posted By road_apple
Ouch

You guys keep falling over, stop it.

Still the best RR's from some of the prettiest parts of the country, thx.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 1,501,618
Posted By road_apple
Tech Day SEWI

Intrested. Mostly done on mine but would be willing to help. Will ride up with tools if spring ever comes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By road_apple
Do burnouts in the garage on a cold winters day...

Do burnouts in the garage on a cold winters day so I can do a tire change count? How bout if I do it wearing a kilt on my KLR while pretty shamrocks come out of my arse?
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14,499
Views: 1,501,618
Posted By road_apple
valve shims

BMW shop. Older Beamers use the same 29.5 shims. Take one to show the parts guy because he won't believe you and they are cheaper than at the BigK shop.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By road_apple
You know you want it

Yamaha's brilliant marketing strategy...you want most what you can't have. Maybe they think they're over-extended with what they already have in the market place.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,563
Posted By road_apple
Mpg

$7.91/gal US for gas? I like this review of a new bike better than the brochure!
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,553
Posted By road_apple
KLR love

Basic things that require a face-to-face like how many miles, how old(the rider too!), what maintenance was done, what unusual noises there may be, what mods were done that might indicate a hard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 74,258
Posted By road_apple
Down the road

Planemanx15 and Procycle are my heros. In the face of 'internet blowby' by others not gapped properly these two continue to go to it. Although not a DR person I will make it a point to order items...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,106
Posted By road_apple
KLR clutch?

If you can't smell it..it aint broke.

Get a clutch cover gasket before you look, it's cheaper than a cup of coffee at Starbucks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 74,258
Posted By road_apple
Great job

I amazed that more people don't do big bore projects like this. It's something that is doable by most with planning and attention. Big bore forged lighter weight pistons in an older thumper that's...
Forum: The Garage 02-14-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,359
Posted By road_apple
Fun with Metal

Titanium has some interesting thermal/electrical properties; Shape Memory Alloys. I used to reshape titanium spinner-baits with a Bic lighter that got torn up in tree stumps, they were expensive. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,901
Posted By road_apple
Winter

You are really not helping me get thru winter..quite the opposite. I change tires, bearings, chain and sprockets, plug, adjust valves, and it's still f'ing winter. My hands are chapped, my nose is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15,685
Views: 771,229
Posted By road_apple
Finnnaly state-wide?

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-motorcyclists-get-to-go-at-some-red-lights-20120706,0,6110378.story
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