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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,353
Posted By Gillus
+1 The politics or politicians got worse yet this...

+1 The politics or politicians got worse yet this year........... Lots of wasted time :fight



4.6% unemployment in Alamogordo now, 6. something in the state, there are jobs and help needed...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gillus
A Thursday night, they have an open mic session...

A Thursday night, they have an open mic session in the bar or used to.
A buddy owns the Indian Campground In Buffalo if you want a nice quiet place and a hot shower. Do get the ribs to go from the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,422
Posted By Gillus
I lived there for 50 years, didn't even think...

I lived there for 50 years, didn't even think about looking in the rear view mirror when I left. Was good to me financially tho to enjoy the next adventure. The weather sucks for 8 months, too many...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Gillus
There's a tool for every purpose and a purpose...

There's a tool for every purpose and a purpose for every tool
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By Gillus
cheater bar aka piece of pipe, more torque,...

cheater bar aka piece of pipe, more torque, longer cheater bar :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 03-17-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,720
Posted By Gillus
yamerhamer

http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/52356269

Asking $1400

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By Gillus
Yes they will fit but maybe not thru 20012, the...

Yes they will fit but maybe not thru 20012, the models may change a few times in an extra 1000 years:lol3 . But the optional GS OE low seat does not have the adjustable gizmo parts but will fit as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Gillus
I got in some freshly melted mud on top of frozen...

I got in some freshly melted mud on top of frozen ground, turns into glue, very slimy and very slick underneath. I learned my lesson................ It piles up off the rear tire also, gets in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By Gillus
Start here. Then upgrade to this. ...

Start here.



Then upgrade to this.




Final upgrade: find a KTM 640 Adventure or set up a DR or DRZ for your height and weight. Been there, done that and am back down to a DRZ.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 36,253
Posted By Gillus
+12 on a GS/GSA next choice would be a...

+12 on a GS/GSA

next choice would be a Wee Strom
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By Gillus
What's going on next door

sumptin you TX guys need to know about :deal

http://www.highcountryposts.com/2015...ision-process/...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-07-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 18,482
Posted By Gillus
sumptin you TX guys need to know about :deal ...

sumptin you TX guys need to know about :deal

http://www.highcountryposts.com/2015/03/lincoln-national-forest-invites-public-participation-in-the-upcoming-forest-plan-revision-process/

If...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,804
Posted By Gillus
Didn't the water pump have a plate on the back,...

Didn't the water pump have a plate on the back, might make sure it is there. Sometimes the timing cover or that plate would corrode thru or plug up with crud.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gillus
Lincoln Natl Forest Plan Revision.........

Not to hijack the thread from OHV sticker fund abuse :hide BUT.....
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,128
Posted By Gillus
Friends don't let friends ride cruisers :nono you...

Friends don't let friends ride cruisers :nono you will be sitting on your tailbone. Find a upright seating bike that feels like somebody is pulling your hair straight up to keep your back straight so...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,263
Posted By Gillus
I bought a Cycle Dry years ago and use it...

I bought a Cycle Dry years ago and use it regularly. Follow the process up with a chamois or damp microfiber. This one use 110V so you have an extension cord and most likely you may be standing on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gillus
The State Parks ought to take a 10 mile or more...

The State Parks ought to take a 10 mile or more section of the dry lakebed at Elephant Butt and turn it into a OHV park. :deal

They would have year round activity and a sizeable entrance fee...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Gillus
Get yourself some BlueBlockers off Ebay for...

Get yourself some BlueBlockers off Ebay for $10.00, they come as a pair, darker and lighter yellow, you may want to buy several sets and have them in every vehicle. They are fit over sunglasses and...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By Gillus
The R1200 will be a challenge for wind...

The R1200 will be a challenge for wind protection. Best option for me was a small shield to keep the wind load off your chest and let the helmet sit in clean air and do its job aerodynamically. The...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,919
Posted By Gillus
This information on torsion axles is great,...

This information on torsion axles is great, thanks!! I had a single axle cargo trailer with torsion that did very well. All other trailers were leaf springs. I have a 34' fifth wheel with mor-ride...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Gillus
there's a coffee/donut shop in downtown Alpine...

there's a coffee/donut shop in downtown Alpine that has the best trashcan omelet you ever had :dg :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By Gillus
beeeaaauuutiful place but it snows like a sumbich...

beeeaaauuutiful place but it snows like a sumbich at times and the wind :fpalm

Look south of I-40, west of 285 in eastern NM and east of the Gilas in western NM.
cheap to live, great year round...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gillus
bug guts and road smegma

bug guts and road smegma
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,363
Posted By Gillus
+1 I have both and use the chasers muchmo...

+1
I have both and use the chasers muchmo often than taps
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,787
Posted By Gillus
+1. All three may be hard to find in one...

+1.
All three may be hard to find in one place, if you do let me know. The Southwest is dry and warm, mild winters and lotsa trails but nice pastures :dunno, not enough year round rain.

...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,886
Views: 1,732,783
Posted By Gillus
CT90 extravaganza, this may not be a bad deal for...

CT90 extravaganza, this may not be a bad deal for $850??
lomanyardsales.com/i/51849976 (http://hollomanyardsales.com/i/51849976)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Gillus
weather may not provide the best conditions but...

weather may not provide the best conditions but sounds good anyway
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,040
Posted By Gillus
Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then...

Lived in CO for 50 years, moved away for 10 then took the opportunity to finally ride Cottonwood Pass and Keebler Pass last summer in early June. Both were great experiences I wont forget, thank...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By Gillus
call the company and ask them. I have the same...

call the company and ask them. I have the same issue but live with it as they are great otherwise.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,439
Posted By Gillus
Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic...

Take a look at an Olympian Wave 3 catalytic heater. These work at higher altitudes as well or are advertised to. They are a bit pricey but work well.
I have a big one (wave 8) in a 34' 5th wheel,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12,886
Views: 1,732,783
Posted By Gillus
The sales people there are dumber than...

The sales people there are dumber than dumb.................... uneducated rookie experts not familiar with their product at all. Call 'em and ask questions about it.
I was looking at a year old...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,463
Posted By Gillus
I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart,...

I have had good luck with Rustler from Kmart, feel the same thickness denim as Levis or very close, heavier pocket material so they wont wear thru. The cheap pants at Walmart I have had have thin...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 39,777
Posted By Gillus
Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you...

Quit beatin' around the bush, tell us how you really feel about "da bears"
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By Gillus
1/4" lag bolts :lol3

1/4" lag bolts :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Gillus
But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up...

But pulling the drive shaft and tying it up securely will take up to 10 minutes or more.
Or pull it clear out and plug up the back of the transmission to keep dirt and crud out and save time but...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,175
Posted By Gillus
From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good...

From a quick search...., here, save $150 for good hand tools. Do a bit more looking for a better or bigger one. Sometimes you will find Snap-on Bottom boxes used for the same price as the HF one is....
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Gillus
303 protectant :deal then do the rest of...

303 protectant :deal

then do the rest of the black plastic and rubber parts on your bike, cars, trucks, and planes, tire sidewalls, weather stripping, wiper blades.................
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,742
Posted By Gillus
Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you...

Phil, try cycle-ergo.com and whatever bike you want and compare it to the bike you have to see the riding position.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Gillus
East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and...

East of Taos, go to Angel Fire, NM, Hiway 434 and 64. At that intersection look north and west on the mountain and you will see the flags. As I recall the turnoff is a half mile or so north of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,406
Posted By Gillus
In my opinion: A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in...

In my opinion:
A GL1800 is a hippopotamus in running shoes. Great for two up touring but they are 900+ lbs. A lot to wrestle with on long days of twisties. Hated it and sold it when my wife decided...
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