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Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 67,621
Posted By Ghostyman
Hope you're enjoying the area and staying dry. If...

Hope you're enjoying the area and staying dry. If you're still in the Santa Cruz area and want a place to crash and drink beer, send me a PM. I'm just south in Watsonville.

I'm really enjoying...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,244,048
Posted By Ghostyman
Anything by Swamp. Try this one: The Quest...

Anything by Swamp. Try this one:

The Quest for Entelecheia and the making of the American Flesh Eater Route
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=730691
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
Fiefdom, that's great to hear. That's a sweet...

Fiefdom, that's great to hear. That's a sweet fleet you've got there.


I'll also add another "it's not too vibey" vote. The only time I've noticed it have been after 60+ miles of dirt road. Never...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
Thanks. I've been using HF's car tire changer for...

Thanks. I've been using HF's car tire changer for a few months and getting into DIY tire changing/balancing a bit. I think I'll pick one up, especially at $15 plus 20% off. Shame they don't ship them.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
Do you have one of those? I'm interested in...

Do you have one of those? I'm interested in hearing how well it works and if it damages the wheel at all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,608
Posted By Ghostyman
Dude. This is the first time in this thread that...

Dude. This is the first time in this thread that you've left the hyphen out of "gen-1". What happened?


I, for one, welcome our new Scion overlords.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35,101
Views: 8,753,608
Posted By Ghostyman
From this thread....

From this thread....
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
I'm using two of the AdvMonster model 60 LED...

I'm using two of the AdvMonster model 60 LED lights. I haven't used them yet except for initial testing. They're much brighter than the stock headlight. There are a bunch of reports in the Vendors...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
That's my suggestion as well. I got one and it's...

That's my suggestion as well. I got one and it's great. Haven't fully installed it yet but I'm very happy with the workmanship.

http://stores.advmonster.com/dual-sport-fairing/
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
That's a common problem. One of my DRs had the...

That's a common problem. One of my DRs had the same gouge when I got it from the PO. I pulled the kickstand off and spent some time tightening the jaws up in a vise. Squeeze, check, repeat. I wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Ghostyman
I use Gas Buddy. Seems decent and it doesn't...

I use Gas Buddy. Seems decent and it doesn't force you to create an account. I'd be interested in alternatives.

It appears Fuelio, Fuelly and My Cars only track your gas mileage and don't show...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 16,927
Posted By Ghostyman
I'm totally in. I like it.

I'm totally in. I like it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
The first time I ever rode a motorcycle was in...

The first time I ever rode a motorcycle was in Chiang Mai and I am amazed I didn't get in an accident. I consider that my trial by fire. I'm not sure I could have handled it in Bangkok.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,244,048
Posted By Ghostyman
My vote is for the Giant Loop Coyote. I love...

My vote is for the Giant Loop Coyote. I love mine, especially the way I can easily swap it between bikes. Holds everything I tour with and fits a dry bag on top if needed.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8,165
Views: 2,244,048
Posted By Ghostyman
I hope it's legal for California. I'm trying to...

I hope it's legal for California. I'm trying to be optimistic based on the name of the company.
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,083
Posted By Ghostyman
Wow, that is great to see. How's it feeling?

Wow, that is great to see.

How's it feeling?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
No story worth telling ("You hadda be there...")....

No story worth telling ("You hadda be there...").

You're exactly right about riding bitch.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
I thought "flip a bitch" was universal until I...

I thought "flip a bitch" was universal until I started talking to out of state drivers (and my parents). Definitely a universally understood thing in Norcal. Everyone else seems to pick up on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 24,068
Posted By Ghostyman
Great report. Thanks for taking us along. Looks...

Great report. Thanks for taking us along. Looks like a ton of fun.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ghostyman
Great report. Nice bike, too. Thanks for...

Great report. Nice bike, too.

Thanks for taking us along.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,846
Posted By Ghostyman
I was out there again on Sunday and rode my xr250...

I was out there again on Sunday and rode my xr250 around the Tembler Mountains over there on the East. What a great area.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,903
Posted By Ghostyman
Ninja 250, clearly.

Ninja 250, clearly.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,891
Posted By Ghostyman
I have a 1996 XJ Cherokee and used a hitch hauler...

I have a 1996 XJ Cherokee and used a hitch hauler to carry a DR350S (300 pounds) from the bay area to Death Valley. It made my worn out springs sag to where the tire scraped the body on bumps but...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,538
Posted By Ghostyman
Yes but I'd just get one of the car chargers....

Yes but I'd just get one of the car chargers. They're about $13 shipped from Amazon. It'll give you a little more flexibility if you've got a 12V socket on your bike.

I used a car charger with an...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,538
Posted By Ghostyman
I have a 1005HAB and use it as my main computer....

I have a 1005HAB and use it as my main computer. It works great and I love it for travel.

You can find cheap 12V chargers for them on eBay. Between that and a larger battery, I have no problems...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,064
Posted By Ghostyman
Cool trip! I'm looking at getting out of Santa...

Cool trip! I'm looking at getting out of Santa Cruz for some Utah riding soon myself.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,635
Posted By Ghostyman
Cool! Looking forward to following along.

Cool! Looking forward to following along.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
Changing the rear wheel bearings and found that...

Changing the rear wheel bearings and found that the cush drive has been filled in with some sort of RTV around the rubbers, presumably to firm it up. Anybody have any experience with this kind of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
Yeah, thus the "wide open road in front of him"...

Yeah, thus the "wide open road in front of him" part you quoted.

Seriously simple: don't be the guy who holds up the left lane. Don't talk about "right to be there" or "law", just be a decent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
If you're behind someone, nobody cares what...

If you're behind someone, nobody cares what you're doing. You aren't the problem. It's the guy who is in front of you and has a wide open road in front of him and a line of cars behind him. He may...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
You will need to separate the cover and...

You will need to separate the cover and kickstarter. Once you do, install the kickstarter gear first and then feed the shaft through the cover. It's pretty simple. Make sure you haven't lost any of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
And that guy who is doing 70 in the left lane...

And that guy who is doing 70 in the left lane probably feels the same way about you coming up behind him at 80.

Drive in the left lane all you want, but move over if you have someone behind you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,156
Posted By Ghostyman
I hate to do it but... "He grabbed the front...

I hate to do it but...

"He grabbed the front brake, went right over the bars."





I'll let somebody else add the obligatory, "shoulda laid 'er down instead."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 152,448
Posted By Ghostyman
Don't go blaming us curious bystanders now....

Don't go blaming us curious bystanders now. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
That looks really nice. Could you post pictures...

That looks really nice. Could you post pictures or describe how you mounted it? I'm going to put mine on this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28,065
Views: 3,420,804
Posted By Ghostyman
I used a puller on mine as well. You won't break...

I used a puller on mine as well. You won't break anything.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,140
Posted By Ghostyman
DualSportMaps, by inmate craftycoder. Pretty...

DualSportMaps, by inmate craftycoder. Pretty awesome.

http://www.dualsportmaps.com/
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=691537...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,365
Posted By Ghostyman
Nice RR, I really enjoyed it. It was nice to...

Nice RR, I really enjoyed it.

It was nice to see Norcal from an outside perspective. Good job!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 152,448
Posted By Ghostyman
No! Tell me more....

No! Tell me more....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,846
Posted By Ghostyman
Oh boy, I know that exact hill. I barely was able...

Oh boy, I know that exact hill. I barely was able to get up there with a bald rear tire last year.

Kudos for giving more of a view of the east side of the plain than most ride reports. I can't...
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