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Forum: The Garage 04-30-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,732
Posted By MiniBike
^^^^ This ^^^^ or a 60# bag of readymix before...

^^^^ This ^^^^ or a 60# bag of readymix before you backfill the trench.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 305,555
Posted By MiniBike
PB & J on fresh pita bread. Morning, noon, night...

PB & J on fresh pita bread. Morning, noon, night and middle of the night. Been that way for years, Doesn't matter where or how I'm camping. After a couple of days, the fresh bread isn't so fresh...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By MiniBike
Welcome to the fun!

Welcome to the fun!
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By MiniBike
ONAN 5.5KW in the RV. Power in the house goes...

ONAN 5.5KW in the RV. Power in the house goes out, we move to the RV 'cause it gets real hot here in the South. :lol3

You get what you pay for, so don't go cheap. $10,000+ for a whole house...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,585
Posted By MiniBike
Mothballs are cheap and effective. If you park...

Mothballs are cheap and effective. If you park in the same spot each night, just toss a couple of handfuls on the ground. Driving over them every day will only help. Reapply every week (or after...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,505
Posted By MiniBike
Agree. Nice, reliable and comfortable bike - and...

Agree. Nice, reliable and comfortable bike - and different. Or on a slightly smaller scale; check out the Speedmaster/America. Not as comfy, but maybe funner?
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,281
Posted By MiniBike
300 mile days on the slab? Want to keep the...

300 mile days on the slab? Want to keep the missus happy? Keep the "me" bike, but maybe it's time for a dedicated "we" bike. Go sit on a GoldWing.

My wife loved ours, but the only time I liked...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,659
Posted By MiniBike
http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/meli...

http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/melitta-pour-over-single-cup-brewing-cone/1010182077

Standard paper filters and a zip-loc bag of your preferred coffee. I've had mine for years.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By MiniBike
I wouldn't go with the cheap version, but here's...

I wouldn't go with the cheap version, but here's something to consider:

http://www.motorcycle-rack.com/MFWT.html#LD

This is just the site that popped up when I Googled it. I know nothing about...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By MiniBike
I've had them with velcro, snaps, a flexible...

I've had them with velcro, snaps, a flexible plastic lip and trifolds. This is what I use now. Soft top look with hard top security and no worry with temperature changes.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By MiniBike
Thank you racerb. I'm back in Florida and...

Thank you racerb.

I'm back in Florida and waiting on a response from TowPac regarding the upper bracket mounting setup for the Big Ruckus. As you were kind enough to establish, it is doable and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By MiniBike
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,855
Posted By MiniBike
Oh crap! We'll be in Hendersonville, but we're...

Oh crap! We'll be in Hendersonville, but we're planning on leaving Friday. That might change now. :evil And if so, it'll give me another lunch at Hot Dog World too.:rofl

We'll be in the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By MiniBike
I've been using a utility trailer for the past 10...

I've been using a utility trailer for the past 10 years and recently picked up a VersaHaul off of CL to carry a single scooter on the back of the RV. I think it weighs about 80# and is rated for...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By MiniBike
A hitch mount on a Subie packed for travel? ...

A hitch mount on a Subie packed for travel? You're really going to be limited on weight. I'd try a Honda CT or one of the newer Taiwan variants. Assuming they physically suit you.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 18,547
Posted By MiniBike
The Big Ruckus seat slides forward/backward...

The Big Ruckus seat slides forward/backward several inches, so it's not impossible to engineer.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,136
Posted By MiniBike
It's all about style and image. Next, they'll...

It's all about style and image. Next, they'll make convertibles that I'm too tall to drive with the top up. Oh wait, they already do. :baldy
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 18,547
Posted By MiniBike
Wicked I could see giving my wife my Big Ruckus and me...

I could see giving my wife my Big Ruckus and me taking this. :evil Just let me pick up a rattle-can to cover that blue.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-31-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By MiniBike
Good nephew. :clap

Good nephew. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By MiniBike
On 2 of my bikes, I do. The third does not. ...

On 2 of my bikes, I do. The third does not.

Fortunately in Florida, insurance is optional. The two bikes I have insured have a low enough accident/theft rate that insurance is reasonable. I...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By MiniBike
On a couple of problematic ones that I regularly...

On a couple of problematic ones that I regularly encounter, I've written my city councilman for assistance. Not so much that I expect him/her to do anything about it, but so that I have a copy of...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,203
Posted By MiniBike
That afternoon Amtrak will push you into Orange...

That afternoon Amtrak will push you into Orange Park and never even notice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,819
Posted By MiniBike
Tell him that your second bike, when you get it,...

Tell him that your second bike, when you get it, will probably be something along the lines of what he likes. Since he rides, he'll probably understand MBS and maybe he'll keep his eyes open for a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By MiniBike
Looks like it'd be a bitch to ride that thing on...

Looks like it'd be a bitch to ride that thing on a double-track fire road and probably not real fun on a single track either. I like it though.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,069
Posted By MiniBike
I've heard conflicting reports about the...

I've heard conflicting reports about the effectiveness of magnets. So, while I'll admit to occasionally running lights if my bike doesn't trigger the green, I'm more likely to make a right turn...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,203
Posted By MiniBike
:boid

:boid
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,773
Posted By MiniBike
Prefer upright in traffic, feet forward on the...

Prefer upright in traffic, feet forward on the highway. But as long as I can move my feet around, I'm good. No pegs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 36,745
Posted By MiniBike
...and leave the garage door open so all the...

...and leave the garage door open so all the neighbors can see it.

Must be the weekend.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By MiniBike
BIG Ruckus.

BIG Ruckus.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,237
Posted By MiniBike
OP, I've been in your shoes. And on occasion,...

OP, I've been in your shoes. And on occasion, responded even more aggressively. I don't do that anymore - at least not lately. Believe me, I feel better letting it pass. No high blood pressure...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,417
Posted By MiniBike
Add a Parabellum shield and some bags to that...

Add a Parabellum shield and some bags to that Bonnie and go.

http://parabellum.com/Bonneville-Sport-Shield-P34.aspx
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,396
Posted By MiniBike
As much as I liked my CX, I never thought of it...

As much as I liked my CX, I never thought of it as a great handling bike. It just did its job in relative comfort. I wish I still had it.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,109
Posted By MiniBike
OR, you could have him look for a KLR for you. ...

OR, you could have him look for a KLR for you. If he does that much work from Craigslist, he probably knows how to get a fair deal and avoid getting screwed.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 72,709
Posted By MiniBike
'06 carbed 790 here. Ridden from sea level to...

'06 carbed 790 here. Ridden from sea level to 3500'. Never any problems.

For such a simple bike, I prefer carbs. (I hate electrical gremlins).
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,396
Posted By MiniBike
Having spent 11 trouble free years with a 1980...

Having spent 11 trouble free years with a 1980 CX500, I'd be interested.

So would my wife since our first date was on my CX (29 years ago) and it was the first street bike she learned to ride. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,747
Posted By MiniBike
A1A Jacksonville to Fernandina Beach is one of...

A1A Jacksonville to Fernandina Beach is one of the nicest relaxing rides. Ocean views, curves and a tree canopy all the way to Amelia Island. A nice break before hours of interstate. A short hop...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,448
Posted By MiniBike
OP, You've grasped the logical reasons for a...

OP, You've grasped the logical reasons for a scooter, but missed the most important one. Yes, go beyond the parking lot. In my earlier post, I said you should try it. It appears that you have -...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,448
Posted By MiniBike
Borrow one or rent one. Commit to it for a...

Borrow one or rent one. Commit to it for a couple of hours. Go where it leads you. Then get back to us.

:evil
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 13,151
Posted By MiniBike
www.pure-gas.org

www.pure-gas.org
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,503
Posted By MiniBike
I'm just glad you folks talk about, buy and ride...

I'm just glad you folks talk about, buy and ride all the new bikes.

It saves me the trouble.

Sometimes, I'll go to a dealership to look at what they've got and all the words that you've...
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