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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:25 PM
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Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
ya...i have no seat bolts either...on my bike...

ya...i have no seat bolts either...on my bike having the straps underneath doe not push the seat up YMMV tho....
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
FWIW......the straps that cross the seat on my...

FWIW......the straps that cross the seat on my wolfmans are long enough that you can omit one piece of webbing from each strap and remove the middle buckle ....then you wont be sitting on the buckle...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15,934
Views: 1,777,127
Posted By astrolump
FYI a guy in the flea market wants to trade...

FYI

a guy in the flea market wants to trade a low seat for a stock height one....maybe free seat eh?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047082
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-01-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,369
Views: 523,791
Posted By astrolump
damn if that were closer..........

damn if that were closer..........
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15,934
Views: 1,777,127
Posted By astrolump
i would go with links, seat and slide your fork...

i would go with links, seat and slide your fork tubes up in the triples..probably somewhere between half, or the same amount as your links lower the bike, eg -2" links...move the tubes up 1-2"s
the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
i think the bear spray can be used many...

i think the bear spray can be used many times...not like a fire extinguisher.
i seem to remember that one of the bear spray companies sold a canister with water for practice at a lower cost...cant...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
thats how i set up my 04...bought my wolfmans in...

thats how i set up my 04...bought my wolfmans in the flea market a few weeks ago too.....before that i had dirt bags but they arent really waterproof...you will be happy with the setup i think.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
well....since you probably will rot in prison if...

well....since you probably will rot in prison if you shoot a dog in any country other than the us, Australia,or Russia..especially if you aren't a citizen...I think the advice of keep all your waggly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-28-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,694
Views: 480,153
Posted By astrolump
ive seen a lot of people shooting in the...

ive seen a lot of people shooting in the "squares" down in florida city off card sound road...but I would have to imagine it is not exactly legal...though it may be. However I do not think I would...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-28-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6,369
Views: 523,791
Posted By astrolump
$2500 07 wee ...

$2500 07 wee
http://miami.craigslist.org/brw/mcy/4910764911.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By astrolump
now that's the spirit :rofl

now that's the spirit
:rofl
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-28-2015, 12:19 PM
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Views: 523,791
Posted By astrolump
sidecar cycle for sale - $3200 650 cc...

sidecar cycle for sale - $3200

650 cc Yamaha, with attached retro bullet metal sidecar by cozy

http://ocala.craigslist.org/mcy/4909886986.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
my sister had 2 greyhounds and 4 borzoi show...

my sister had 2 greyhounds and 4 borzoi show dogs. (we called them Russian wolfhounds) as well...the greyhounds were sweethearts...the male borzoi killed a neighbors poodle while i was walking it on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15,934
Views: 1,777,127
Posted By astrolump
+1 however i have been able to run grips and a...

+1
however i have been able to run grips and a vest and charge my phone / gps on my 01 as long as you don't have them both on high. i do have a volt monitor and you can see it dip...now switching to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,209
Posted By astrolump
the KLR is a superior jousting mount ...

the KLR is a superior jousting mount
http://www.southbayriders.com/forums/attachments/251211/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
guy looks winded just sitting there....

guy looks winded just sitting there....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tFDax--JoNc/TxkWO_XP4wI/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tFDax--JoNc/TxkWO_XP4wI/AAAAAAAACY8/zfs6hMhzVCM/s1600/Knightriders-motorcycle-joust.png...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,743
Posted By astrolump
i usually do the slow down...then trrottle away...

i usually do the slow down...then trrottle away when they change their approach angle.
a few years ago on the TeT i was on an really tight uphill gravel hairpin with big water bars and when i came...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,424
Posted By astrolump
i dont recall the brand..some little inflatable...

i dont recall the brand..some little inflatable kayak i got off amazon..i think it was $115 delivered.
it's really a great time....and really gets you back to the fish.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6,369
Views: 523,791
Posted By astrolump
i called him and left a message...no return call...

i called him and left a message...no return call yet.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 380,306
Posted By astrolump
heh....one of those sniffed my butt in the...

heh....one of those sniffed my butt in the hammock in CT...i didn't wake up till the next campers over started yelling and throwing rocks to chase him away....smelled that wet dog smell....rolled...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 380,306
Posted By astrolump
then i suggest a tiger pit under you...

then i suggest a tiger pit under you hammock...just remember its there
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,424
Posted By astrolump
yup...the canoe is in front of the topcase...in...

yup...the canoe is in front of the topcase...in he black bag..you can see the paddles sticking up:rofl
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 380,306
Posted By astrolump
yeah..hes out there....but that 2 man tent is...

yeah..hes out there....but that 2 man tent is sure to stop him.:rofl
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-i2SIYg5kz5U/Uuhf1WpquKI/AAAAAAAADno/gB585q7Oa2I/s1600/0127142048.jpg
pleasant dreams......
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,127
Posted By astrolump
i use it on teh underside of my hammocks so the...

i use it on teh underside of my hammocks so the mosquitoes don't drill my ass while im sleeping....
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,209
Posted By astrolump
I came up with the idea of a klr after seeing 3...

I came up with the idea of a klr after seeing 3 of them parked on my block in long island city NY. i figured now there is a bike nobody is going to steal :rofl
I bought my first one from my flight...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,209
Posted By astrolump
yes...yes they do :1drink

yes...yes they do :1drink
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 525,730
Posted By astrolump
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/201...

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/20141010_180932_zpszc1a5dt8.jpghttp://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Snapbucket/B3B10468-orig.jpghttp://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 380,306
Posted By astrolump
the only thing i worry about in the hammock are...

the only thing i worry about in the hammock are widowmaker branches and wind.....since you are under trees as a necessity you really need to assess the overhead branches....it was a big adjustment to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,424
Posted By astrolump
Here is how i do it in the Adirondacks. ...

Here is how i do it in the Adirondacks.
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Snapbucket/7e1a8c54.jpg
turns into this....
...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,127
Posted By astrolump
that's how i am in the hammock...never want to...

that's how i am in the hammock...never want to get out of it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
I have used the primary drive chains...they are...

I have used the primary drive chains...they are fine though ive never seen one with the cutouts like yours....maybe double check they sent the right one. i just clean them with wd-40 and do not...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,127
Posted By astrolump
no soda fountains down there..i usually get free...

no soda fountains down there..i usually get free or 5 cent ice from them.
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15,934
Views: 1,777,127
Posted By astrolump
well...i have both. a 01 with hard bags and an 04...

well...i have both. a 01 with hard bags and an 04 with soft bags....the hard bags are nice because the y lock...however i have injured my leg a time or two getting caught by the hardcase in a fall...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,127
Posted By astrolump
aerostich tank panniers..and a ziplock of ice...

aerostich tank panniers..and a ziplock of ice from the soda fountain.
if i was really worried about it id put some closed cell foam in the stiffener pockets of the stitch pannier..then it would be a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15,934
Views: 1,777,127
Posted By astrolump
good luck...pretty much the same thing happened...

good luck...pretty much the same thing happened to me on my 01....ill never do the drill through mod to another klr...i just use g12 bolts and keep them tight.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,127
Posted By astrolump
this is my usual camping rig...a hammock and...

this is my usual camping rig...a hammock and tarp.
the whole rig hammock,tarp,underquilt and sleeping bag fits in the topcase below, which is now on on the v strom, or a waterproof duffel on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
clever... I personally dont use weights anymore...

clever...
I personally dont use weights anymore I run ride on tire sealant/balanceer...it seems to work great. even when ive lost a chunk of knob it seems to smooth things out. the fact that its...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 110,238
Posted By astrolump
i love me some t-63's i get 4k or so hard miles...

i love me some t-63's i get 4k or so hard miles out of them...less in the heat of the southern summer. they have great off road traction. no noise to speak of and are relatively easy to change trail...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8,609
Views: 2,157,756
Posted By astrolump
love it up there.. ...

love it up there..
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a40/astrolump/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20150101_191305_zpsszh5zh7o.jpg...
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