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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,488
Posted By KaptSlo
Thumb RE: Challenge

I came up with a configuration that will probably work IF you go to a hardware store/garage/tool shed and get a bolt about 1.5 inches long, plus three nuts and two washers that fit the bolt.

A...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By KaptSlo
Thanks guys. :clap

Thanks guys. :clap
Forum: Americas 06-30-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By KaptSlo
Question Three Days - LA to Denver

I've got three days (two nights) to get from the LA basin to Firestone, CO. I just rode it straight through on 6/29 via I-70 & I-15 = BOREING!

Looking for some interesting tracks/routes that will...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,488
Posted By KaptSlo
I've been in that situation a few times. During...

I've been in that situation a few times. During the first Gulf War we were in a pub outside RAF Fairford (maybe the Plough?). Anyway, a group of local guys were being REALLY mouthy about americans. ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,488
Posted By KaptSlo
:lurk Sue, have a Guinness for me when you...

:lurk

Sue, have a Guinness for me when you land in Cork. It will help with the jet lag :slurp

Bill
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By KaptSlo
Tough to say since you didn't tell us what bike,...

Tough to say since you didn't tell us what bike, but generally speaking; unless you're doing a track day, or are a very accomplished rider, you won't notice much difference.

And, you got the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By KaptSlo
Pull the carb and give it a good cleaning. Check...

Pull the carb and give it a good cleaning. Check for crap in the bottom of the fuel tank. Install an inline filter between the tank and the carb.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By KaptSlo
If you have good insurance and an Ortho who will...

If you have good insurance and an Ortho who will write the prescription, get these:

http://www.ctikneebraces.co.uk/options

I got a pair after an ACL allograft. Insurance covered the majority...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,206
Posted By KaptSlo
Well said. :thumb

Well said. :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,735
Posted By KaptSlo
In :lurk

In :lurk
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-09-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By KaptSlo
I have run a MT43 rear while sweeping LA-Barstow...

I have run a MT43 rear while sweeping LA-Barstow to 'Vegas, on a XR650R, these past six years. Twice I've had to run I-15 @ 70mph, for substantial distances, and they work surprisingly well on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,940
Posted By KaptSlo
If you have a Scotts/Ohlins damper laying around,...

If you have a Scotts/Ohlins damper laying around, or find a used one for a good price ( yes, the Scotts/Ohlins units ARE rebuildable at reasonable cost) you might find this thread helpful:
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-05-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By KaptSlo
What he said.:deal If you're on a tight...

What he said.:deal

If you're on a tight budget, find a used 76Cx or CSx.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-03-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,464
Posted By KaptSlo
How are you planning to use the GPS? That will...

How are you planning to use the GPS? That will determine what unit you need. Then you can look at various vendors/flea market for purchase options.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,254
Posted By KaptSlo
I teach at Ft Irwin and Edwards AFB here in CA. ...

I teach at Ft Irwin and Edwards AFB here in CA. I've been VERY impressed by the knowledge and dedication of the Mentors at both locations. :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By KaptSlo
Ride enough over the summer so that you need to...

Ride enough over the summer so that you need to change the oil before winter starts. :lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,254
Posted By KaptSlo
California military students get their DL-389 in...

California military students get their DL-389 in the mail about a week after the class date IF they take the CMSP class taught by Total Control contract instructors. They are told NOT to go to the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By KaptSlo
It sounds like there is a driver conflict. ...

It sounds like there is a driver conflict. Disconnect your 78. Uninstall any Garmin USB drivers, then plug the 78 back in. Windows should find the correct drivers and load them.

Another...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By KaptSlo
Please let us know if they figure out what...

Please let us know if they figure out what happened. Mine has been used hard, and remains bulletproof.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,129
Posted By KaptSlo
Give them a chance to make it right. I have a...

Give them a chance to make it right. I have a Moab shock on my TransAlp and beat the snot out of it in Death Valley for five days last month. It handled everything with aplomb, and still works...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-25-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 22,079
Posted By KaptSlo
Newish Triumph in the price range: ...

Newish Triumph in the price range:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059621

Don't know how comfortable it would be for the pillion though...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 22,079
Posted By KaptSlo
1989 Honda TransAlp. Definately a "cult" bike -...

1989 Honda TransAlp. Definately a "cult" bike - if Austin Powers rode a motorcycle, it would be an '89 Trans Alp.

I get more questions at gas stations and thumbs-up on the road, from young...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By KaptSlo
Thanks! I spent an hour or so making a 98 mile...

Thanks! I spent an hour or so making a 98 mile loop using your ideas. :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By KaptSlo
Firestone CO - Easy Fire Road Ideas?

My wife and I will be housesitting for friends in Firestone CO from June 25 through July 8. I'll be bringing my TransAlp. I'd like to get some local info (GPS tracks/waypoints :ear) on cool places...
Forum: EMEA 04-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By KaptSlo
If you're considering buying a bike, this thread...

If you're considering buying a bike, this thread from the Vendors section may help you.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868979

I know three people who have used Martin's services,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,898
Posted By KaptSlo
If you can get in the habit of standing on the...

If you can get in the habit of standing on the pegs when riding in the dirt you'll have better luck. Glad you and the bike are OK.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By KaptSlo
That's a great idea. Will do.

That's a great idea. Will do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By KaptSlo
Copy that. Thanks!

Copy that. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By KaptSlo
2012 DRZ400 (CA Model) - Vent Line Question

I pulled off the carb on a California model 2012 DRZ400 to install a JD jet kit after performing a 3x3 mod to the airbox. Now I can't remember what vent line #60 connects to.

...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,835
Posted By KaptSlo
Copy that. Thanks.

Copy that. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,835
Posted By KaptSlo
H3 LED Mesh Monster Your website reads: ...

H3 LED Mesh Monster

Your website reads: Sorry but this item is currently unavailable. Please check back at a later stage.

Any guesstimate on when they'll be available for order? :ear
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By KaptSlo
Item shows as unavailable on your website. Any...

Item shows as unavailable on your website. Any estimate on when the next shipment arrives? :ear

Thanks,
Bill
Forum: Regional Forums 04-05-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,857
Posted By KaptSlo
How about this one:...

How about this one: http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/Unicorn_Wizard
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,815
Posted By KaptSlo
[Ouote:isaac004] Bill/conteacher, another one of...

[Ouote:isaac004] Bill/conteacher, another one of our sweeps on his acid washed Transalp. :super [Quote]

Isaac, if I bring the TransAlp next year; I'll be rockin' a Flock of Seagulls mullet just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 30,815
Posted By KaptSlo
Isaac, NO! Say it isn't so! First you buy a...

Isaac, NO! Say it isn't so! First you buy a KTM, now you're promoting Hash Tags :huh Buddy, step away from the Kool Aid...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 174,755
Posted By KaptSlo
Talking Death Valley Noobs Rally

I spent four days last week sweeping rides for the Death Valley New Rider's Rally on my "new for me" '89 TransAlp. Even though the bike is older than 50% of the guys I was sweeping for, she got the...
Forum: Regional Forums 03-25-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,857
Posted By KaptSlo
Talking Leaving in 15 minutes...

Should arrive around noon :clap
http://hl.megashares.com/9999ptmyBKIds.jpg
Forum: Regional Forums 03-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,857
Posted By KaptSlo
Same room, different bunk. :deal

Same room, different bunk. :deal
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By KaptSlo
LED for the PIAA 510?

My google-foo is weak today.

Does anyone have a source for a LED "bulb" that will work in a PIAA 510 housing? I'm not interested in a HID conversion.

Thanks.
Forum: Regional Forums 03-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,857
Posted By KaptSlo
I refuse to believe you'd refer to your new ride...

I refuse to believe you'd refer to your new ride as a him :huh

And Sue bought her own trailer... :D
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