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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 09:09 PM
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Posted By swingset
Could be, after a few Zima's.

Could be, after a few Zima's.
Forum: Equipment Today, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By swingset
There are a gaggle of 20s owners (including me)...

There are a gaggle of 20s owners (including me) in the 20s experience thread who have had numerous and serious issues, multiple returns, etc.

I had bad experiences with a Cardo unit too, and my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 05:11 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
I gotta be fabulous.

I gotta be fabulous.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 04:00 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
You know how I love the quality beers. :lol3

You know how I love the quality beers.

:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 03:23 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Cool, might be a party! I'll be in a pink frock...

Cool, might be a party! I'll be in a pink frock and of course, my signature tiara. Wave if you see me.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By swingset
They're not waterproof as far as Sena is...

They're not waterproof as far as Sena is concerned, take it up with them. Resistant and waterproof are not interchangeable terms, and have very different real world meanings.

Mine has been fine in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 02:07 PM
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Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Congrats! Need a pillion? It's my new thing, what...

Congrats! Need a pillion? It's my new thing, what with the lifestyle change. Plus, with all these Zumba classes I've slimmed down to a svelte 118lbs. Can't rock the skinny jeans if you're drinking...
Forum: Equipment Today, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By swingset
It's easier to figure out what your needs and...

It's easier to figure out what your needs and wants are, then start ruling out the models & companies until you have what's left (if anything).

Do you want one that can talk to your riding buddies...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
No, you don't have to be permanently gay, they...

No, you don't have to be permanently gay, they stop checking after the first month. Trust me, there's nothing you have to do that mouthwash won't take care of.

Trust me, the pool and world class...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Won free tickets to that (benefits of living in...

Won free tickets to that (benefits of living in an LC community). Can't wait.

:deal
Forum: Equipment Today, 06:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,890
Posted By swingset
Well, I guess it's a debate, but if the FM...

Well, I guess it's a debate, but if the FM reception is dependent on the speaker wire that's (yet another) design flaw in the 20S.

Some of us use earbuds and speaker installation is redundant and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
You might luck out and be able to clean out a...

You might luck out and be able to clean out a piece of grit or debris that's causing your leak. They sell a seal cleaning tool called a Seal Mate, but it's really just a thin, flexible piece of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 05:27 AM
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Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
And THAT'S why I stayed clean when I....well when...

And THAT'S why I stayed clean when I....well when I was younger, and in college, and needed money, and hey we've all been there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 05:26 AM
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Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Those should work on the DL650 (rear bearings...

Those should work on the DL650 (rear bearings were the same on gen1 bikes). Fronts are different, but rears are the same.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By swingset
Common sense, growing up, learning what forces...

Common sense, growing up, learning what forces are at play in a wreck.

I didn't need to learn the hard way.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Yup, closed. Iron Pony is about the only place I...

Yup, closed. Iron Pony is about the only place I would figure might, maybe, have 'em and be open on a Sunday.

The bearings are easy to source from a bearing supply house, but they're usually never...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Not sure if anyone else knows about this place,...

Not sure if anyone else knows about this place, but there's a shop called Saturday Liquidation in Columbus on Busch Blvd (across from the Continent in a little strip business location). They sell...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,327
Posted By swingset
But heat exhaustion isn't that hard to avoid,...

But heat exhaustion isn't that hard to avoid, unless you're dumb. I can't outsmart the cold. -10 in the Ohio winters means sit on your ass, because unless I light myself on fire, it's dangerous to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,327
Posted By swingset
If I gotta be a porker to endure the weather, I'm...

If I gotta be a porker to endure the weather, I'm moving south and getting on the treadmill.

That leads me to another gripe with the cold....women are dressed like Samwise Gangi setting off for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,327
Posted By swingset
I've had frostbite, never a heat related injury...

I've had frostbite, never a heat related injury other than sunburn.

The problem with cold is, once you get cold enough there's no coming back. If you don't have the right gear, or it fails, you're...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,327
Posted By swingset
Screw the cold, I'll take heat every day all day....

Screw the cold, I'll take heat every day all day.

Being too hot is uncomfortable, but it's never as dangerous. Hot weather doesn't make the wet road into a deadly surface. Hot weather doesn't make...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 113,761
Posted By swingset
Just to quote myself an update, audio is acting...

Just to quote myself an update, audio is acting weird again.

:clap

:huh

:baldy
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,929
Posted By swingset
Uber driver. I tell them it's the new Mini Smart...

Uber driver. I tell them it's the new Mini Smart Car, and hand them a helmet.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,157
Posted By swingset
Age, fear of death, realization of the cost of...

Age, fear of death, realization of the cost of fucking up, obligations away from the bike, and the knowledge that so many of the things that will ruin your day on a motorcycle are made vastly worse...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,992
Posted By swingset
The SKLZ brand cooling towel (got mine from a...

The SKLZ brand cooling towel (got mine from a Golf store for $5). Huge, made of a very soft sponge-like material. Holds a ton of water, draped around your neck it'll still cover most of your torso,...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,824
Posted By swingset
I did the light strip mod to my Coocase, and...

I did the light strip mod to my Coocase, and added a USB charger to its wiring.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By swingset
Well, it's a tough request - packing small, cheap...

Well, it's a tough request - packing small, cheap and robust all work against each other.

For the $$, I don't think you can beat the Alps Featherlite. They're around $85, and I've never read that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
So does Ohio, if you only see Toledo and...

So does Ohio, if you only see Toledo and Youngstown.

Parts of Minnesota are spectacular and great backroads.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,357
Posted By swingset
You're right on that last part, did a google...

You're right on that last part, did a google image search and didn't realize it was the 3-pole Recluse.

I'm not bickering here, I'd never say the Tarantula is the better of the Alps or a Kelty...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Just to be different, look into some of the...

Just to be different, look into some of the prettier areas of Wisconsin and Minnesota...especially in the north where all the national forests are. Some great riding up there, neat resorts and places...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By swingset
Yeah, I had it in the cart and said fuck that....

Yeah, I had it in the cart and said fuck that. Still a decent price but a slimey tactic, so fuck them.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,636
Posted By swingset
I carry a S&W Shield in a Gould & Goodrich IWB...

I carry a S&W Shield in a Gould & Goodrich IWB holster in the appendix position when riding, clipped to my riding pants. I prefer it there as it's not over a hard spot but still on me when I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Yours if you want it. Drop me a PM and we'll sort...

Yours if you want it. Drop me a PM and we'll sort out the details.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By swingset
Sorry, I didn't mean it to sound that way,...

Sorry, I didn't mean it to sound that way, reading it back it sounded snarky not my intention....just thought you were looking for a more high end solution.

No, pockets don't impede airflow much...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 73,415
Views: 6,280,964
Posted By swingset
Speaking of affordable camping gear, I recently...

Speaking of affordable camping gear, I recently found my Thermarest in storage (after thinking it was lost and the wife buying me a new one for Father's Day). So, I have no need for it but it's a...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,356
Posted By swingset
Thanks for the review on this jacket, helped...

Thanks for the review on this jacket, helped inform my purchase of one and I found your assessment spot on for mine. I got the hi-viz version.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,448
Posted By swingset
It probably doesn't cost enough for you, but the...

It probably doesn't cost enough for you, but the Firstgear Adventure Mesh is a nice jacket that balances between a sport fit and 3/4 length, is very cool, and in my experience a very nice,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,633,778
Posted By swingset
When you have to raid a compound to steal the...

When you have to raid a compound to steal the hippies gas, and you need to keep track of your slave boy, a leash comes in super handy. You don't want something you care about wandering the wasteland...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By swingset
A solution for floppy/uncomfortable knee armor.

I have had an ongoing battle with knee pads/armor from dual sporting to touring...and I'm sure I'm not alone in this. I've never been satisfied with the armor in any pants I've bought, no matter the...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,357
Posted By swingset
The Ledge Tarantula fits your needs perfectly. ...

The Ledge Tarantula fits your needs perfectly.

Don't be fooled by the cheap price (you can find it for $60 shipped on Ebay). It's the equal of most tents costing 3 or 4x as much, and I've owned...
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