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Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 1,779,574
Posted By Hootowl
https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1...

https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1413920757464/Home/P1060660_edited_2%20%28Medium%29.jpg
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Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Hootowl
lol

lol
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 32,806
Posted By Hootowl
After dropping my KTM 990 yesterday and not being...

After dropping my KTM 990 yesterday and not being able to pick it up without help I better have one of these
Richard
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,979
Posted By Hootowl
Peppermint as well

Peppermint as well
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Hootowl
A.R. Hemishere; G.L. Siskiyou 2 up

Has anyone used either of these bags for a two up trip?
If so, was the passengers' comfort affected. either better or worse?

Richard
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Hootowl
This is very comfortable ...

This is very comfortable
http://www.leatt.com/shop/body-protection/upper-body-soft/upper-body-soft-adult/body-protector-3df-866.html
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By Hootowl
Forcefield by far. Check the size of the pads of...

Forcefield by far. Check the size of the pads of the others compared to the FF.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,518
Posted By Hootowl
Not only are rents and housing prices going thru...

Not only are rents and housing prices going thru the roof (sky?) but availability is a big issue.
Rental vacancy in Bend is less than 1%. If you want to buy in Bend expect to pay well over $200K
I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,441
Posted By Hootowl
Great photos The B&W my favorite

Great photos
The B&W my favorite
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,317
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=catweasel67;24905954]Deficient in what?...

[QUOTE=catweasel67;24905954]Deficient in what? Common sense maybe. A sense of proportion possibly. Reality possible. But vitamins? protein? carbs? Doubtful.

Get tested and find out.
I have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,317
Posted By Hootowl
Arthritis is a "lifestyle" disease. Diet is a...

Arthritis is a "lifestyle" disease. Diet is a more important factor than exercise. You can't exercise your way to good health if your deficient in nutrients. If you eat a SAD diet (standard american...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,317
Posted By Hootowl
This!

This!
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Hootowl
Hepco Becker Alum Panniers on TT racks

I did a search but didn't find a definitive answer
Can Aluminum HB bags be mounted successfully to Touratech racks? Using TT puck system?
Richard
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,196
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;24836623][SIZE="3"]So, I...

[QUOTE=NeptuneTriton;24836623][SIZE="3"]So, I think I found the perfect insulating mid-layer that I wear under my Klim gear. It's the Arcteryx Atom Lt. It's super light, doesn't get bound up inside...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 60,695
Posted By Hootowl
Can we see a photo of the cooler & location?

Can we see a photo of the cooler & location?
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25,330
Views: 4,725,583
Posted By Hootowl
Was the mode switch set to touring or sport? Big...

Was the mode switch set to touring or sport? Big difference
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25,330
Views: 4,725,583
Posted By Hootowl
Has anyone looked into HyperPro? ...

Has anyone looked into HyperPro?
http://epmperf.com/new-products.htm
they list a shock for the S. Tenere
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,630
Posted By Hootowl
I was at an overlook and watch several...

I was at an overlook and watch several thunderstorms, one of which started this fire, roll south to north up the Imnaha river canyon. That night I experienced the worst wind & lightning storm of my...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10,804
Views: 2,276,199
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=cyclebabble;24691382]Installed the Trax...

[QUOTE=cyclebabble;24691382]Installed the Trax panniers. Took it for a ride. :)

What's the overall width of those panniers?
What frame are you using?
Richard
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,976
Posted By Hootowl
Good post

Good post
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By Hootowl
Have a look here:...

Have a look here: http://www.nolo.com/products/wills-trusts
Nolo has been in business a long time
Richard
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Hootowl
Show us more

Show us more
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25,330
Views: 4,725,583
Posted By Hootowl
Make sure the drive mode is switched to "sport" &...

Make sure the drive mode is switched to "sport" & not touring. Makes a big difference
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 13,814
Posted By Hootowl
Airforce Disappointment

I've been a fan of Revit fit & design for many years. From gloves & pants to one of the original Cayanne Jackets but a recent experience has caused me to question my belief that the gear would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,211
Posted By Hootowl
A Positive Experience

I've recently gotten home from a fly & ride.
The seller met me at the airport, his wife cooked dinner, they gave me a bed to sleep on, the bike had more accessories than were listed in the ad and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Hootowl
A big thanks to everyone for their suggestions ...

A big thanks to everyone for their suggestions
I've taken notes and highlighted the roads on my map
I fly out tomorrow
Richard
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Hootowl
Thanks for this. I've been concerned about the...

Thanks for this. I've been concerned about the heat, being from Oregon where the high for the day today was barely 70.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Hootowl
I like that idea Thanks Richard

I like that idea
Thanks
Richard
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By Hootowl
Sierra route suggestions

Later this week I'll be flying into Burbank to pick up a bike in Lancaster Ca. and riding home to Oregon.
I vaguely remember seeing photos of a Sierra out & back road that parts of had dramatic...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 578,431
Posted By Hootowl
https://sites.google.com/site/bendriver44/home/Buc...

https://sites.google.com/site/bendriver44/home/Buckhorn%20B%26W_edited_2%20%28Large%29.jpg?attredirects=0
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,080
Posted By Hootowl
Put up a post in the appropriate regional forum...

Put up a post in the appropriate regional forum as well.
sorry for your trouble
Forum: Orange Crush 05-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 7,700,603
Posted By Hootowl
Ask for static line. Doesn't stretch. Climbing...

Ask for static line. Doesn't stretch. Climbing rope is dynamic and does stretch. Eases the shock of a fall on the climber and on the protection
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8,851
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,233,804
Posted By Hootowl
Motorcycle Consumer News Back Issues

Moving soon and don't want to bring these with me
Its a stack 12 inches high
$10
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Hootowl
Thanks for the report. I may have to get one

Thanks for the report. I may have to get one
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Hootowl
You posted in the wrong section Try a repost in...

You posted in the wrong section
Try a repost in "Orange Crush"
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By Hootowl
You could pull the clutch side cover & look for...

You could pull the clutch side cover & look for sludge
Swap out the radiator cap for new
Install new water pump shaft & seal if those parts haven't been changed out since the bike was new
Check...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Hootowl
Renogeorge has got it right. Its most likely the...

Renogeorge has got it right. Its most likely the switch.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,984
Posted By Hootowl
I've read somewhere that turning the engine...

I've read somewhere that turning the engine backwards is a no no.
Something to do with the cam chain & cam chain guide
I'll try to find the source
Richard
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Hootowl
MPG Variability

I'm curious about the reasons for the different MPG rates I get between paved highway riding vs dirt roads & double track.
On pavement, riding in the 70's MPH range I'll get 200 miles from a fill up...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By Hootowl
Radiator cap if it hasn't been changed in awhile....

Radiator cap if it hasn't been changed in awhile.
Check your oil filter, if its paper, for wavy pleats.
Remove the clutch cover and check for sludge
You mentioned that the seals on the WP were...
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