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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 67,656
Views: 5,343,553
Posted By PerfectStranger
Yeah, friend's kit that I used was like the one...

Yeah, friend's kit that I used was like the one in the bottom picture sans the gun. Just plugged it and refilled. Hasn't lost any pressure and it's been over a week.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 67,656
Views: 5,343,553
Posted By PerfectStranger
Heck, maybe I'm concerned about nothing with the...

Heck, maybe I'm concerned about nothing with the plug. It's a mushroom type, no adhesive or anything. Super simple to use. Are you guys OK with highway speeds on this type of plug? The package...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 67,656
Views: 5,343,553
Posted By PerfectStranger
Thanks to all. I'll check 'em out. Plug...

Thanks to all. I'll check 'em out.

Plug doesn't bother me all that much but I've just been short commuting with it. Will kill any travel plans this holiday weekend. No way I'd ride it to NW...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 67,656
Views: 5,343,553
Posted By PerfectStranger
Where's a place that can change a tire out for me...

Where's a place that can change a tire out for me around the Cleveland area ASAP? Riding on a plug now, have new tire strapped on the back. The shops are full or can't get to it for a while. ...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By PerfectStranger
Do what works the best for you. Make a balance...

Do what works the best for you. Make a balance sheet and run the numbers to see what you'll be paying in the end for both new and used.

I've never owned a new bike. I've always paid cash money...
Forum: Racing 01-03-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 985,214
Posted By PerfectStranger
The organization's goal is to increase rider use...

The organization's goal is to increase rider use of the roadbook and decrease use of and reliance upon the GPS. No link, forget where I read that but it was on the Dakar website someplace.
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By PerfectStranger
Knee guards with decent coverage are awesome for...

Knee guards with decent coverage are awesome for winter riding. I use Oly Ranger2 pants w/liner (stock knee pads removed), thick polyprop long underwear and AXO TMKP Knee Protectors.

The...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,700
Posted By PerfectStranger
I don't think it would be practical for them to...

I don't think it would be practical for them to make tons of sizes in the gloves. Have to go with which size works the best. I have W&S Carbon gloves and had to go to XL to get my long fingers to...
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By PerfectStranger
When your meshy summer gloves get to cold just...

When your meshy summer gloves get to cold just switch over to whichever heated ones you end up getting. Don't have to turn them on until you start getting chilly digits.

I have the Firstgear...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,910
Posted By PerfectStranger
http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/...

http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/misc/01.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,468
Posted By PerfectStranger
http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/...

http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/misc/01.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By PerfectStranger
For the FG Carbon gloves the knuckle guard adds...

For the FG Carbon gloves the knuckle guard adds no bulk. I appreciate the extra protection. Try a pair on and see for yourself.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,430
Posted By PerfectStranger
Simply fantastic. Thanks for sharing. I need to...

Simply fantastic. Thanks for sharing. I need to head west!
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,963
Posted By PerfectStranger
http://www.findtape.com/shop/results.aspx?cid=32&s...

http://www.findtape.com/shop/results.aspx?cid=32&setscreen=1&width=1271&height=818

Not a huge selection but they do have nicely priced precut Reflexite strips that are perfect for panniers....the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,382
Posted By PerfectStranger
Ride by myself mostly. Other times with one or...

Ride by myself mostly. Other times with one or two good friends.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,039
Posted By PerfectStranger
I sent an email documenting the visor not staying...

I sent an email documenting the visor not staying up at speed. Received a response that they had not heard about it before. Yeah, right. Didn't bother responding after that. Sounded like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,764
Posted By PerfectStranger
I'll give ya some brownie points. :rofl ...

I'll give ya some brownie points. :rofl

Nobody should ride scared like the picture you drew of the fine gentleman on the cruiser.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By PerfectStranger
The wiper thingy is over rated. Have had two...

The wiper thingy is over rated. Have had two pairs with the wiper...it's a novelty at best. I've found that it just smears crud on the visor and makes it more difficult to see.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,134
Posted By PerfectStranger
http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/...

http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/misc/reflective/Image09012010084125.jpg
http://i537.photobucket.com/albums/ff340/mattalbr/misc/reflective/Image09012010084105.jpg...
Forum: Face plant 08-31-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,591
Posted By PerfectStranger
Bad news. Glad she's doing OK. Positive...

Bad news. Glad she's doing OK. Positive attitude helps. Also nice to read that she's planning on getting a new scoot. Hate to see people stop riding after an accident but can understand it.
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,811
Posted By PerfectStranger
Glad you're OK. I'd hire an attorney. They...

Glad you're OK.

I'd hire an attorney. They can expedite much of the process, gather information easier (like that police/accident report) and you need someone looking out for your interests, even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,067
Posted By PerfectStranger
Get yourself a little beater bike and work out...

Get yourself a little beater bike and work out your riding wrinkles on that. I rode a Rebel 250 around for my first couple months of riding. Included many 2 hour highway jaunts to back home. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,917
Posted By PerfectStranger
I usually kick in money for the 'cause' of the...

I usually kick in money for the 'cause' of the ride. The cause is almost always worthy of consideration and donation. However, on the morning of the rides I'm already 100 miles away before they're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,179
Posted By PerfectStranger
Moto boots may not be perfect but they'll stay on...

Moto boots may not be perfect but they'll stay on your feet in a getoff. Every moto accident video I've seen where the rider was wearing shoes the shoes come flying off very fast. Then ya gots...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By PerfectStranger
I have the Tour Master...

I have the Tour Master (http://www.tourmaster.com/xcart/catalog/Deluxe-Rain-Boot-Covers-p-271_8.html) boot covers. Have used them a handful of times when I know it will be raining for a long ride. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By PerfectStranger
Haven't used it in the car at all. Come to think...

Haven't used it in the car at all. Come to think of it I haven't been in the cage for two weeks and that was only to go grocery shopping.

I don't fly RC models any more. Have been kicking around...
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By PerfectStranger
Stock battery is rechargeable through USB. The...

Stock battery is rechargeable through USB. The larger cell I'm using doesn't have the charge guard on it (protects from over/under voltage) so I charge that with a dedicated Lipo cell/pack charger.
Forum: Vendors 08-18-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By PerfectStranger
Moved cam from bike to helmet mount. Eliminates...

Moved cam from bike to helmet mount. Eliminates all distortion from bike/motor vibrations. Like night and day compared to the first video I posted. Removed the single cell lipo (200 mAh) and wired...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,292
Posted By PerfectStranger
I don't mind mesh at all as long as it's not at...

I don't mind mesh at all as long as it's not at the most likely points of contact and sliding (elbows, shoulders, knees, hips, shoulder blades, butt). I like heavy denier Cordura or similar in those...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By PerfectStranger
They're OK. If you don't think you'll use the...

They're OK. If you don't think you'll use the zip-off legs often enough, go with the Airglides. I wasn't too comfortable with the connecting zippers for the legs on the Recons. Not sure they would...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By PerfectStranger
Never really paid much attention to KTM. Now I...

Never really paid much attention to KTM. Now I want one...THAT one!
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By PerfectStranger
Get her a tinted face shield or a pair of...

Get her a tinted face shield or a pair of sunglasses to wear beneath her shield. Really, though, I don't see it being a real problem.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,315
Posted By PerfectStranger
Of importance here in this thread is that they...

Of importance here in this thread is that they likely will not be good for the OP since he and I share smaller ears and short ear canal. Sound quality can be debated ad infinitum since it's...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,039
Posted By PerfectStranger
Here's a pic of me with the 900 open. That's me,...

Here's a pic of me with the 900 open. That's me, my mom and a guy from work in the background. That's the only pic I have of the helmet in use.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,315
Posted By PerfectStranger
I'm in the same boat as you, Stegerman. So far...

I'm in the same boat as you, Stegerman. So far the best fitting in-ear phones I've used are the Koss Sparkplugs. Sound is not horrible either. The black foam part rolls up almost like foamie...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-03-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 67,656
Views: 5,343,553
Posted By PerfectStranger
Sunday. Ruined about 20 minutes of my day. Was...

Sunday. Ruined about 20 minutes of my day. Was too nice out to fret so went about my business of having fun.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By PerfectStranger
Can you just ride the bike up onto the raised...

Can you just ride the bike up onto the raised area? You mentioned it's less than 4" high. Once up there you might have to fudge it back and forth 50 times to get it lined up the way you'd like.
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,383
Posted By PerfectStranger
Take it down as you'd like before it comes down...

Take it down as you'd like before it comes down on its own. I'd also get some kind of warning sign to put on the door. That way anybody entering or nearby has been warned of the danger. Kids have...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By PerfectStranger
Cheap fix...the best kind!

Cheap fix...the best kind!
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,762
Posted By PerfectStranger
Yup. You know that sound by the looks of your...

Yup. You know that sound by the looks of your sig.
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