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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,612
Views: 211,690
Posted By fuelish
A propane BBQ grill. It fell out of the truck in...

A propane BBQ grill. It fell out of the truck in front of me(over the tailgate, in a turn). I managed to avoid it, the suddenly stopped truck that it fell out of, and the guy that jumped out of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By fuelish
In person it sounds like the air horn of a dump...

In person it sounds like the air horn of a dump truck, pretty throaty.
The horns are sideways and they are pretty protected by the fairing.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By fuelish
Wolo Bad Boy air horn

I picked one up thru Amazon, about $35
It is about 5x7 inches and 2 inches thick. Comes with a relay but no fuse holder. For a motorcycle install, you will need to get the fuse holder(20amp) and use...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5,843
Views: 323,425
Posted By fuelish
Was it a guy on aerobars? Triathletes are prone...

Was it a guy on aerobars? Triathletes are prone to poor lane control(and low rider skill in general). And I have seen people make some pretty dramatic moves just looking around.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,752
Posted By fuelish
I beat box.

I beat box.
Forum: Face plant 05-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,767
Posted By fuelish
I have, on many occasions, had a driver look...

I have, on many occasions, had a driver look right at me and then pull out anyway. While a couple of times I believe it was someone that decided I would back off(They started to go, stopped, then...
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,767
Posted By fuelish
Inattentive driving absolutely is deliberate. The...

Inattentive driving absolutely is deliberate. The driver chooses to engage in distracting behavior even tho(as many surveys have shown) they know there is a greater risk by looking at texts or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
No doubt you don't want to small a battery but I...

No doubt you don't want to small a battery but I do always carry this for emergencies:
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q130/RightRevChuck/Smokekit2_zps3d2861a0.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
It is the same as bumping the horse power, except...

It is the same as bumping the horse power, except it costs less. While getting crazy(like drilling bits out as was done in bicycle racing in the sixties) is not a good idea, dropping weight generally...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
What is the weight difference and did you mount...

What is the weight difference and did you mount it elsewhere?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,279
Posted By fuelish
I thought you meant Sepo

I thought you meant Sepo
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
Not that I am recommending anyone else do it, but...

Not that I am recommending anyone else do it, but I have been running the warmers(on a mix of low and hi) and the lights(lo and hi all the time, sometimes the Hella) since the beginning of Dec, five...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
It is as it came. This is the offroad model which...

It is as it came. This is the offroad model which has a higher output high beam. A lot of how a light appears can be from how it is aimed. When the X2 is installed per the instructions, it sits right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
Half my riding is in full dark(I commute daily)....

Half my riding is in full dark(I commute daily). This setup, even without the Hella, throws light farther and wider than the OEM. Most of my night riding is 50-65mph on deer infested wooded two lane...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5,843
Views: 323,425
Posted By fuelish
It drives me crazy. I am a die hard dog guy, but...

It drives me crazy. I am a die hard dog guy, but it pisses me off.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,843
Views: 323,425
Posted By fuelish
We warn people, of our approach, constantly on...

We warn people, of our approach, constantly on our greenway rides. It is a rare walker that even acknowledges us much less moves from the center of the path or reels their dog in from his twenty foot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 167,691
Posted By fuelish
I like how they put that foot out real wide. I...

I like how they put that foot out real wide. I was watching(vids of) and have been practicing tight turns from a standstill. Handy for U-turns and turning right on to narrow streets. You can run over...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,279
Posted By fuelish
What I said about eight pages back. It gets no...

What I said about eight pages back. It gets no traction, no one wants to prove they are competent to operate a vehicle, because many of them know they will fail(Hell, I might fail, but I would be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5,843
Views: 323,425
Posted By fuelish
You must have never been to YouTube. :)

You must have never been to YouTube. :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
I installed the X2 to my stock light bracket and...

I installed the X2 to my stock light bracket and kept the blinkers in the original location. This also allowed more room for all of the wiring between the fork legs and the relays I added for extra...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,843
Views: 323,425
Posted By fuelish
If you are overtaking a car going below the speed...

If you are overtaking a car going below the speed limit and you hit it, you are at fault. The other driver might be cited, depending on the circumstances.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,724
Posted By fuelish
Even my daily bike feels a little off for the...

Even my daily bike feels a little off for the first couple of minutes if I don't ride it for a few days.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,828
Views: 167,691
Posted By fuelish
I find it very interesting, but don't have much...

I find it very interesting, but don't have much to contribute. I have yet to find a spot, that has enough run off to do much of anything, that does not have lots of traffic. Practicing between a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,279
Posted By fuelish
The real solution is comprehensive training,...

The real solution is comprehensive training, testing, and evaluation before issuance of a license to operate a vehicle on a public road. Then, after all of the classroom and practical training...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
Since there is talk of gearing. I have an SM and...

Since there is talk of gearing. I have an SM and I dropped a tooth in the front, so now it is 14/41. Totally worth it if you do urban and back roads(I commute daily, 35-45 mph posted roads, and touch...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
And the the DRZ thread heads to CSM

And the the DRZ thread heads to CSM
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24,529
Views: 4,226,240
Posted By fuelish
Often, a plastic(composite/teflon/nylon) gear is...

Often, a plastic(composite/teflon/nylon) gear is used because it has damping properties. Smoothing the shock load from a single cylinder piston stroke on to the pump it is spinning . They can even...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,193
Posted By fuelish
http://www.dieselbike.net/militaryproduction/dayou...

http://www.dieselbike.net/militaryproduction/dayout1.JPG
But I would want to carry it hanging off the back of this:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,667
Posted By fuelish
I have 10K on my wheels and they are still true...

I have 10K on my wheels and they are still true and tight(Never had to touch them), but it is a supermoto and I only ride on the street.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,667
Posted By fuelish
From reading the PDF it looks like it would work....

From reading the PDF it looks like it would work. You would want to put silicone in the nipple hole and around the nipple to smooth the transition and not give a depression for air pressure to deform...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,667
Posted By fuelish
Got to ride today. Allowing for the profile of...

Got to ride today. Allowing for the profile of the new rear tire, there is quite a difference in handling. It is quicker, almost twitchy until I got used to it. A SMIDSY waggle really shows the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,667
Posted By fuelish
After reading several articles on DIY tubeless...

After reading several articles on DIY tubeless conversions, I decided to give it a go. The bike is DRZ400sm. The rims are lipped on the bead(And it is damn near impossible to break the bead even with...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,777
Posted By fuelish
Seal-All will definitely put a hurting on some...

Seal-All will definitely put a hurting on some brain cells.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 22,777
Posted By fuelish
another lamb to the slaughter

Here I go. Needed a new back tire any way, so lets give tubeless a go. This is precleaning.
http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q130/RightRevChuck/009-3_zps67516b38.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,371
Posted By fuelish
Pilot, do give them some time. They killed me...

Pilot, do give them some time. They killed me when I first got, them but now it is great. I just put them on and can see distance, read, go out in the sun all with out changing glasses or carrying an...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By fuelish
I have a pair but did not notice that in the list...

I have a pair but did not notice that in the list of benefits. They are pretty comfy.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By fuelish
Interesting. I have been using one daily for...

Interesting. I have been using one daily for about three years. A reusable filter would be nice, altho I do like the quick toss and rinse with the paper filters.
I use a Kyocera ceramic grinder,....
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,864
Posted By fuelish
SeaHorse box with an OnGuard lock, and part of a...

SeaHorse box with an OnGuard lock, and part of a plastic cutting board. I welded sub frame mounts to the "U" and the lock bar is bolted to the back of the box. Used the cutting board to make a lip...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,680
Posted By fuelish
6000 miles or so of daily commuting with my...

6000 miles or so of daily commuting with my Scouts. So far they have proven waterproof in everything up to near tropical storm weather. They are warm for my 30 minute commute, with wool socks, temps...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,918
Posted By fuelish
I got some inexpensive under grip warmers with a...

I got some inexpensive under grip warmers with a hi/lo switch and a pair of Tusk covers. About a $40 investment. I taped under the warmers on the left side to insulate from the aluminum bar. Then...
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