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Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,339
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: 2,643
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: 968
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: 823
Posted By Hootowl
Show us more

Show us more
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24,064
Views: 4,364,108
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: 105
Views: 7,627
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: 38
Views: 2,483
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: 716
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: 716
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: 716
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: 716
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: 1,039
Views: 493,079
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: 1,889
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: 18,686
Views: 7,458,832
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: 8,498
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,132,546
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: 422
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: 234
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: 403
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: 469
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: 5,374
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: 510
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: 516
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...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By Hootowl
[QUOTE=dgjackson40;23887555] So far today I...

[QUOTE=dgjackson40;23887555]

So far today I am having no luck locating a kit for this 2007

The OEM shaft has been updated if memory serves and lasts longer than the original.
You could go...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,225
Posted By Hootowl
Tell us how please

Tell us how please
Forum: Orange Crush 04-05-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Hootowl
Its the filters

Its the filters
Forum: Orange Crush 03-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,854
Views: 436,838
Posted By Hootowl
That's very achievable

That's very achievable
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,319
Posted By Hootowl
Mr D.S. Did you use Nershall Rd on this ride?...

Mr D.S.
Did you use Nershall Rd on this ride? Its south of Brothers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Hootowl
Happens to me, mostly in the winter when I'm not...

Happens to me, mostly in the winter when I'm not able to ride. Mine are short episodes lasting only a few seconds.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By Hootowl
True

True
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By Hootowl
start by replacing the filters. If that doesn't...

start by replacing the filters. If that doesn't fix it then replace the pump
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Hootowl
Thanks for the pictorial

Thanks for the pictorial
Forum: Orange Crush 03-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By Hootowl
Shim Calculator

measured clearance minus desired clearance plus existing shim size = needed shim
Forum: Orange Crush 03-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,562
Posted By Hootowl
Same here

Same here
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 109,438
Posted By Hootowl
https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1...

https://sites.google.com/site/bendrichard/_/rsrc/1369789397684/Home/East%20Lake_edited%20%28Large%29.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 02-26-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,036
Posted By Hootowl
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Orange Crush 02-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Hootowl
Dave; The OP is asking about pre-load and your...

Dave;
The OP is asking about pre-load and your reply reads like rebound, No?
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,221
Posted By Hootowl
No

No
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Hootowl
http://www.roadstercycle.com/

http://www.roadstercycle.com/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Hootowl
The lower salmon was my first river trip sometime...

The lower salmon was my first river trip sometime in the mid 1970's. That trip was the second of two with the primary purpose of removing old tires that had been dumped in the canyon. There were...
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By Hootowl
I did but wanted to get user feedback from a...

I did but wanted to get user feedback from a source I trust more
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