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Forum: Equipment 05-02-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,384
Posted By DoctorVenture
I actually had better luck with the sizing on the...

I actually had better luck with the sizing on the Vortex than most helmets - and the cheek padding will break in after ~20hrs, it just comes a lot farther forward than most so it will squeeze more...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,665
Posted By DoctorVenture
The Rise of the Undead Thread!

I am looking at making my own gear with uncoated 1000D cordura and google searching quickly pulled up this thread... so I thought I would throw a couple of considerations in.
First, the thin...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,265
Posted By DoctorVenture
Your riding pants

Seconded Merino (and I would add merino + nylon usually works well for less $). I would also add Pack Less. After a few 1-2 week trips on both large and small bikes, I gave up on the idea that I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 589,214
Posted By DoctorVenture
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_95FFigvebH0/TOOu6YM4MxI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_95FFigvebH0/TOOu6YM4MxI/AAAAAAAAAA4/xXAZAvClf4s/s1600/jizz+in+my+pants.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,658
Posted By DoctorVenture
Tallrob, are you having the same issues as...

Tallrob, are you having the same issues as biggziff? I am curious if he got a particularly buggy example..
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,981
Posted By DoctorVenture
Sorry to hear you are having so much trouble. I...

Sorry to hear you are having so much trouble. I have a couple of questions and a suggestion:

Any idea where the intake-valve-jamming screw came from?
Has the carb been pulled and gone through?
I...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 905,939
Posted By DoctorVenture
Indeed. Fortunate that we brought a screw-top...

Indeed. Fortunate that we brought a screw-top bottle for the first night camping this weekend and were only 30min from a gas station that had a $2 corkscrew.....

Anyone mod the bottle opener on...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,014
Posted By DoctorVenture
What he said - find a good spot to jump power to...

What he said - find a good spot to jump power to the pump and stick your noggin up where you normally hear the sound. Pulling the fuse should work also.

On second thought, don't bother. Unless you...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By DoctorVenture
I have been extremely happy with my Brunton...

I have been extremely happy with my Brunton Talon. The heat output range runs toe-to-toe with my gas stove at home, it packs small, and requires no maintenance. The jet-boil gives up much of the...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By DoctorVenture
I think it's a good idea - no one has taken my...

I think it's a good idea - no one has taken my challenge up yet:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10750871&postcount=12
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
I will add to mi500's (excellent) suggestion in...

I will add to mi500's (excellent) suggestion in case you do not have easy access to a welding supply. First, get a cobalt bit and try drilling out your easy-out. If it is typical chinese tool steel...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
hutchthefreaker, that is definitely a unique...

hutchthefreaker, that is definitely a unique look.. and actually makes me think about how invisible my all-black-including-ammo-cans nighthawk is (the first, second, and third thing I see on those...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-14-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,647,791
Posted By DoctorVenture
cub>boat

not mine but... when you're headed through a no-gas, no services, FUBAR area you want the Honda Cub.
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2011/03/13/article-1365569-0B27067100000578-153_964x654.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,465
Posted By DoctorVenture
Cheaper helmets tend to be only available in...

Cheaper helmets tend to be only available in "fits the middle 30-50% well" shapes. If you actually fit a $130 HJC CL-15, buy it and feel good about getting quality and features that my peanut head...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
I also notice this is about the worst...

I also notice this is about the worst vibration... perhaps something in the frame has a characteristic length just right to amplify in that range. No idea how to fix it.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-24-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,647,791
Posted By DoctorVenture
from acab888 at...

from acab888 at http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=329337&page=1166
two of my favorite bikes.... both ready for hell or high water
http://www.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/0f60c815e3.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,981
Posted By DoctorVenture
Impressive failure.... what kind of shape is the...

Impressive failure.... what kind of shape is the cylinder wall in?
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
You can get a knee down on any bike.... it's just...

You can get a knee down on any bike.... it's just not going to help much in many cases....

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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,635
Views: 1,738,981
Posted By DoctorVenture
Mikuni pumper manual or advice?

After a lot of research, I picked up an XR400 with the intent of doing some Colorado camping (and the CDR next summer!). Fortunately for me it came with a pumper carb... unfortunately I am not sure...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
knobbies

I have a '99 750 that I would like to take on an extended gravel/FS road trip. While I love my Pilot Road 2's for the street, I'm looking for dual-sport tires. I haven't found any tubeless knobbies...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,546
Posted By DoctorVenture
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/188/432987644_37ae7...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/188/432987644_37ae7a3aa6_o.jpg

Is fuel kosher?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,703
Posted By DoctorVenture
Wish they brought some to the US

Wish they brought some to the US
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 905,939
Posted By DoctorVenture
that's what she said! ...

that's what she said!

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/08/14/article-1044892-02B2B8D3000004B0-897_468x349.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,729
Posted By DoctorVenture
On top of a pannier: ...

On top of a pannier:
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/photos/44700-44799/44768.gifhttp://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=44768
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,950
Posted By DoctorVenture
Any of the modern crews will have no problem....

Any of the modern crews will have no problem. Even the sub-6' beds (as far as I know every brand rates the tailgate to 500lbs, so no problem sticking a rear wheel or two on there).
I have a Titan...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 59,221
Posted By DoctorVenture
All those Clecos make my pants tight

All those Clecos make my pants tight
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,530
Posted By DoctorVenture
Plus, you can look like you're here from the...

Plus, you can look like you're here from the post-apocalypse

http://c0388982.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/5986_11080683408.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,822
Posted By DoctorVenture
Couldn't go wrong here... Any hints as to...

Couldn't go wrong here...

Any hints as to what you want out of this new bike?
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 126,708
Posted By DoctorVenture
Really? This thread makes it to 19 pages without...

Really? This thread makes it to 19 pages without a Ducati StreetFighter?
http://motoloft.com/wp-content/gallery/ducati-streetfighter/ducati_streetfighter_3.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,030
Posted By DoctorVenture
original post is a fake, but the others...wow. I...

original post is a fake, but the others...wow. I love how Edwards holds his line through the turn.
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By DoctorVenture
I have been waiting for some gear money to...

I have been waiting for some gear money to accumulate... still undecided if I want a neck brace first or actual riding boots (as opposed to my work boots).

Has anyone actually compared the Leat...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-03-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,221
Posted By DoctorVenture
Spent some time in a NF campground talking with a...

Spent some time in a NF campground talking with a guy who had a slide-in camper on his 4x4 truck - and a Honda Trail 110 hanging off the back. Shelter, shitter, shower, real mattress set up as soon...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-03-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,333
Posted By DoctorVenture
Current smartphones like the Droid, iPhone, etc...

Current smartphones like the Droid, iPhone, etc make it difficult to justify even a netbook... I had a netbook on a two-week ride but had it not been for job-related needs, it would just be extra...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
my 99 with stock exhaust pops on decel... should...

my 99 with stock exhaust pops on decel... should be normal
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
Home made, 1 hr fab/install. Nothing as nice as...

Home made, 1 hr fab/install. Nothing as nice as Deadly's. Stainless U-bolts connecting to the luggage rack and the tie-down bars under the rear wheel well. I just drilled through the boxes and used...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
It turns out you can really load the Nighthawk...

It turns out you can really load the Nighthawk down. Next time I'm not taking the kitchen sink or two weeks worth of food.

http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt97/GoWest2009/IMG_2209.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4,781
Views: 974,908
Posted By DoctorVenture
LL, always good to see another TX'n on the board,...

LL, always good to see another TX'n on the board, especially after the typical no-brain, no-insurance cage collision tried to end it for you. Good to see you went for another NH. May I strongly...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By DoctorVenture
The metallic honeycomb is definitely 1-hit, so...

The metallic honeycomb is definitely 1-hit, so Forcefield-type elastomer material has that advantage. However, the metallic can have more protection per weight, so it should be lighter.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-15-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,340
Views: 2,494,405
Posted By DoctorVenture
Not mine and may be 205... ...

Not mine and may be 205...
http://shehateshim.punt.nl/upload/perv_crossing.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By DoctorVenture
Bad consumer.

Bad consumer.
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