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Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By PachmanP
Mostly just go north. Maybe a little west.

Mostly just go north. Maybe a little west.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,542
Posted By PachmanP
Ugh some y'all are boring. Negotiate a march 1...

Ugh some y'all are boring. Negotiate a march 1 start and everything is copacetic.

That said Feb 1 is a bad time to start a bike trip in NYC. If'n you were intent on riding, you'd probably have...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,803
Posted By PachmanP
Meh I'm young, single, and have a solid savings....

Meh I'm young, single, and have a solid savings. I figure if I get my act together and fix/prep my bike, I'll tell my boss I'm going to be gone in June. If he has a problem with that, I just won't be...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By PachmanP
I like my ranger 2 pants but the crotch will get...

I like my ranger 2 pants but the crotch will get damp in a downpour. I don't know how much of that positioning to allow pooling vs seams starting to leak.

Near as I can tell just about everything...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,085
Posted By PachmanP
I'm pretty fond of my rei quarter dome t2+. I...

I'm pretty fond of my rei quarter dome t2+. I think it hits most of points and has a grey/green fly so not too loud.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-26-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By PachmanP
Looks resolved but too add a point for later, I...

Looks resolved but too add a point for later, I don't believe MD cares about notorization on bills of sale. Also, I suspect that had you received a wv title in your name you would register it like a...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By PachmanP
East on 50 is loooooong way round to CA just FYI....

East on 50 is loooooong way round to CA just FYI.

50 east is terribly flat and straight and I can't imagine the Delmarva peninsula ( and the coast roads) is any better.

How's your cold riding...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,206
Posted By PachmanP
A car. But to be more helpful, heated...

A car.


But to be more helpful, heated gloves are really nice compared with heated grips + brush guards.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,939
Posted By PachmanP
Now's a decent time to maybe get a pair on sale...

Now's a decent time to maybe get a pair on sale or clearance. I picked up my previously mentioned rangers for $100 at the end of the season.
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By PachmanP
See if you can find over pants that can zip down...

See if you can find over pants that can zip down from the top a bit. I had a pair of Joe Rockets with a two way zip. I'd open the top about 6 in and get decent airflow to the boys.
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By PachmanP
Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money...

Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money already. The wheel is cast though does Woody's look at those?



Yeah that's basically the gist of it. I got a pretty good deal out of it from my...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By PachmanP
Inspecting a wheel after an accident?

So my wee was rear ended and driven into the car in front of me.

I had my shop inspect the bike for the insurance, but I'm planning on doing any repairs. The shop said the front wheel, rotors,...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By PachmanP
He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the...

He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the tank. Since the top of the tube is equalized to the tank vent, the whole thing acts like a liquid level. The level in the tube will always be at the same...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By PachmanP
Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search...

Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search littlenative and add a bit on bandanas.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By PachmanP
I've looped some paracord around a wrench or...

I've looped some paracord around a wrench or something and the loose end of the spring. Pull from behind the bike(careful not to pull it over) to get the spring stretched enough to hook it on.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,307
Posted By PachmanP
How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable...

How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable variation with lean angle? I suspect that's a function of the sampling rate, right?

The miles until empty is just gallons left times a fixed avg...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,025
Posted By PachmanP
Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of...

Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of the fall of western civilization?
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,710
Posted By PachmanP
KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to...

KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to do the job of a milkcrate.

But for reals, it sounds like you could use a top box or tailbag. You could get a cheap givi knockoff (or used) or even...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,975
Posted By PachmanP
Bungies over the paniers? :hide.

Bungies over the paniers?


:hide.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By PachmanP
It's a good ride. During the week the traffic...

It's a good ride. During the week the traffic wasn't too bad when I did it.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,302
Posted By PachmanP
I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge...

I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge hit with my caribou cases on, but my riding style usually changes when I'm loaded.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By PachmanP
+1 Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can...

+1
Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can adjust on the go just fine there. Don't have extensive cable runs.
I've tried to find a better place for my wired controller to no avail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 10,403
Posted By PachmanP
Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were...

Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were uninvited?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By PachmanP
Just bend it around the bar.

Just bend it around the bar.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By PachmanP
So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA. ...

So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA.

For this trip is there maybe good camping north of Scranton? Maybe NW some?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 10,403
Posted By PachmanP
Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go...

Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go as early as 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 10,403
Posted By PachmanP
Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't...

Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't on the website. I dunno if I woulda signed up if i knew that.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,448
Posted By PachmanP
The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A...

The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A the USB spec calls for. I could believe that the phone drains under use fast than it charges if you don't have a 2 A charger.
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,803
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse...

Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse next summer. Not real dates yet. I'm in DC but might be leaving from a rally down in NC mid-May.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By PachmanP
So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day...

So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day or two. I also wouldn't mind some gravel/dirt but nothing that wouldn't be a considered a road.

I went to college in Boston and go up to New...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By PachmanP
DC to Boston-ish route help

So I need to burn a little vacation soon. I'm thinking a NE trip would be a good way to do it, but I need route advice.

I'm in DC and I have have friends I want to visit outside Boston (Lowell). I...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By PachmanP
Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was...

Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was nice. Family and rv focused, but if that's what I was looking for I'd stay again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 10,403
Posted By PachmanP
I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...

I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,826
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh...

A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh (airglides?) a couple of times to good result. I think at the price point they're hard to beat.

Motoport mesh is supposed to be good.
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,256
Posted By PachmanP
Wd40 is not a lubricant...

Wd40 is not a lubricant...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,778
Posted By PachmanP
The blue ones... Old t-shirts occasionally.

The blue ones...

Old t-shirts occasionally.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,204
Posted By PachmanP
I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of...

I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of security on public WiFi. Folks can also set up a hotspot, call it "Starbucks WiFi" and get all the unencrypted info (almost everything) they want.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,575
Posted By PachmanP
I think that's where I'm going to end up. ...

I think that's where I'm going to end up.

Liked the trekker for car camping but went with BA encampment and BA pad since the trekker didn't work well with the BA bag. Ended up being cold in temps...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By PachmanP
Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and...

Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and ogle the college girls before the parkas come out.
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