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Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
Thanks for the input all! I have to :doh...

Thanks for the input all!

I have to :doh :hide cause actually, the bike I should have had at the top of my list was the R12S with side bags! :doh

I don't know what I was thinking earlier,...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
Yes please. and you can have yours!

Yes please. and you can have yours!
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
:clap H Davey! Looking for a bike youo will not...

:clap H Davey! Looking for a bike youo will not have to drage me out of the woods on!

Any who, I agree with most of your takes, I am dredging for the bad side of any of these bikes!

My dad...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
I have a GF now who I hope to take 2up when I...

I have a GF now who I hope to take 2up when I can. The rest of my trips will likely be for work, long day trips on the highway.

The Dak has never been much fun on highways!

Not necessarily...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
hmmmm. Picking up a ST1300 in WA and riding back...

hmmmm. Picking up a ST1300 in WA and riding back to New England, could definitely be interesting.

My father had a ST1300. It was a great bike and I would definitely be interested especially if...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,510
Posted By LabRat
Sport Touring's Finest

So I am thinking about trading in the Dakar or just out right buying a new Sport Tourer and was wanted to get some input. I have done some searches and read some sage advice, but what say you'all?
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-11-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 29,296
Posted By LabRat
Well Damn! If I am in town I will be there. I...

Well Damn! If I am in town I will be there. I can bring my own rub for the ribs! Yeehaw... current addition is a bit on the spicy side!

Due to moving arrangements and attending weddings, not...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By LabRat
Thanks for the advice so far. Hadn't thought...

Thanks for the advice so far. Hadn't thought about the whole 2-stroke/4-stroke point!

50mph is a little on the high side I would say for average long stint at motorpacing, particularly behind a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,836
Posted By LabRat
Friend needs help picking a scooter

I have a friend who is looking to buy a scooter and I don't know a thing about them, so I ask the greater cess pool of knowledge here...

He is about 6 foot and 200 lbs.

He wants something...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 65,587
Posted By LabRat
:dog :topes WTF I asked you a couple of months...

:dog :topes WTF I asked you a couple of months ago if you wanted to head south! Are you really going?

I wrote a letter of res a few weeks ago as well. haven't handed it in yet but...


...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By LabRat
New add ons to my Dakar

I recently made a few upgrades to my Dakar. I don't have a camera, so I can't take pics, but I thought I would share my input.

Touratech Dual headlight: These are great! The stock headlight is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By LabRat
:clap wOOt :lurk I can't wait to hear the...

:clap wOOt

:lurk I can't wait to hear the input.

Do I have this straight, you want someone to give you the measurements so you can machine your own braces for a set of USDs? Sounds like a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By LabRat
Get a Dakar! :hide

Get a Dakar! :hide
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,609
Posted By LabRat
Nitrogen gas (N2) is two nitrogen atoms triple...

Nitrogen gas (N2) is two nitrogen atoms triple bonded, while Oxygen gas (O2) is two oxygen atoms double bonded. The bond lengths of a triple bond is shorter then those of a double bond. Therefore,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By LabRat
:lurk I don't live there now, but plan on...

:lurk

I don't live there now, but plan on moving back this summer or fall.

JD
Forum: Face plant 03-24-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,575
Posted By LabRat
I think the score is ST1300 1 WT Deer 1 No...

I think the score is ST1300 1 WT Deer 1

No way that deer was walking away without at least a little limp.

Glad to hear Pops is ok and you were able to finish the ride. Hope he likes the new...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,599
Posted By LabRat
!

Is this guy still around? I am up for a ride!

JD
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By LabRat
:thumb hadn't thought of that. I'll give a...

:thumb

hadn't thought of that. I'll give a shot when I have a second.

JD
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By LabRat
Help with breaking a chain!

I bought a new chain and sprocket and I am trying to do my first replacement. I even bought a Motion Pro chain tool, the smaller cheaper kind, to do the job. However, the cheap steal in the chain...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By LabRat
Anyone got suggestions for front end work then. ...

Anyone got suggestions for front end work then.

Due to prices and input I will likely go wth the WP so if it is really an extended travel fork what should I do to the front end. I can't afford...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2005, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By LabRat
So anyone have input on what software I should...

So anyone have input on what software I should get to go along with the new fun? Also are there any other choices the Touratech mounts for a thumper?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2005, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By LabRat
Thanks Kirkmoon. I just picked one up. It was...

Thanks Kirkmoon. I just picked one up. It was just what I was looking for!
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By LabRat
if knowing your direction is that important you...

if knowing your direction is that important you could buy one of those cheapo dashboard compasses for a buck... Or just pay attention to the sun...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By LabRat
Thanls Gpipes. BTW loved your Mexico RR My...

Thanls Gpipes. BTW loved your Mexico RR My favorite RR yet. and that says something!

I can't afford to switch bikes at this point and the Dakar fits my bill for EVERTHING I need it for. So as...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By LabRat
New Rear Shock for a Dakar?

So I think my rear shock needs replacing... Kind of suprising to me, as my bike only has about 13000-14000 miles on it, but many have said it was crap to begin with and replaced straight off...
...
Forum: Latin America 12-14-2005, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By LabRat
:dunno Sounds like fun though

:dunno Sounds like fun though
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,879
Posted By LabRat
The Coast Guard provides alot of the coverage,...

The Coast Guard provides alot of the coverage, especially for offshore stuff. However, most coastal towns have police boats or harbor masters etc, which also can provide assistance, often they can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-01-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,616
Posted By LabRat
I want to see a stream crossing or something...

I want to see a stream crossing or something knarly for the ruckus to make it to the front page! :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2005, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,616
Posted By LabRat
ucan't stop cause yall own the B tape/ good...

ucan't stop cause yall own the B tape/ good luck etc..
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,616
Posted By LabRat
A new one from Gravity's Dog

I just saw this in G'dogs thread



Precious
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-29-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,599,616
Posted By LabRat
:rofl :rofl :rofl Is that da919ster ...

:rofl :rofl :rofl

Is that da919ster

I am sorry, but the turned back head just made me laugh!


Most of the rest of the pics rock :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2005, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By LabRat
Here we go. I would rather look at the bling all...

Here we go. I would rather look at the bling all together!
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 51,998
Posted By LabRat
:thumb Awesome ride and report guys! Truelly...

:thumb Awesome ride and report guys! Truelly inspiring and yes we are all jealous!

Isn't there a hall of fame or something this report can go in?

Thanks for sharing.

JD
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,732
Posted By LabRat
Great ride pics report etc. Wish you the best of...

Great ride pics report etc. Wish you the best of luck on your trip.

One question: what did you go to grad school for?

I am currently I am in gradual school as well and planning an epic trip...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 51,998
Posted By LabRat
The truth in how good a ride report this is, is...

The truth in how good a ride report this is, is how many of us armchair adventurers are goingot actually try to go do something like this.

For me I can't wait for spring when my obligations here...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2005, 12:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,024
Posted By LabRat
Well the view from Farnham's is much better :evil...

Well the view from Farnham's is much better :evil If this picture was panned just a little more to the left to include the little house on the marsh it woul dbe an exact replica of a painting my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2005, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,024
Posted By LabRat
The movie I was thinking of is Captains...

The movie I was thinking of is Captains Courageous based on the Rudyard Kipling novel.

Also its the statue for the good ol' Gorton's Fisherman. Although after growing up driving through...
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2005, 02:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,024
Posted By LabRat
:ilmostro and where LabRat is applying for a...

:ilmostro and where LabRat is applying for a job :ilmostro
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2005, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,024
Posted By LabRat
Well its Captain... Actually he should...

Well its Captain...

Actually he should remind you of something you might have seen in your freezer!
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2005, 12:15 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 51,998
Posted By LabRat
Not saying money was the issue, just that you...

Not saying money was the issue, just that you could get it done at a more ten reasonable cost. i had a "similar" situation with many years back. The first "commercial" garage I went to wanted to...
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