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Forum: The Garage 09-13-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,497
Posted By hahmule
I asked the same question a year or two ago. The...

I asked the same question a year or two ago. The response I received was to first balance the wheel without the tire. then install a tire in any position on the wheel and place onto the balancer to...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,459
Posted By hahmule
+1 on Held roo skin

I have more than 100K riding on them and can't kill em. I do not have sweaty hands though.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,554
Posted By hahmule
Front baby carrier

My 14 pound mutt terrier sits in a baby carrier with added hole for her tail. Leash tied firmly to the carrier. She actually sits in my lap and rests on the fuel tank. Only short rides so far,...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By hahmule
Great protection

I have the older model that I use for mountain biking and dual sport riding. They have great protection but can be hard to get on and off.

The cross straps on the elbow pads are a little dated,...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By hahmule
+1 on dirt bagz

Have them on my 610. The racks stay on permanently and actually help protect the bike. Six years of abuse and they are still going strong. Once you have the racks, for longer trips, you can throw on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,242
Posted By hahmule
Thanks..

For your replies, I will email RK first, and failing that, I will prolly send it to Buchanans or Woody's.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,242
Posted By hahmule
I thought I read somewhere that the Huskys had a...

I thought I read somewhere that the Huskys had a weird angle on the spokes, and that there was a special rim to align with the hub and that a simple spoke count would not reveal which rim to use.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,242
Posted By hahmule
Which Excel rim?

Bought a spare rear hub on fleabay, does anyone remember what type of Takasago rim it takes? I don't seen any id info on my rims. RK website does not list a model number for huskys.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,873
Posted By hahmule
RE the flush..

Prestone makes a kit which comes with good instructions. Not expensive. Glad it went well.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,271
Posted By hahmule
maximize heated gear....

Rode in the teens with no problem with heated gear with less than what you are wearing, and I'm a thin blooded Southern Californian. Make sure that you only have one layer between your skin and the...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,873
Posted By hahmule
+1 for DIY

Shade tree mechanic here, done multiple HC replacements and they are pretty straight forward. Would advise getting a good manual though, as one can come across some weird fasteners especially the...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,074
Posted By hahmule
Want One..

for my Baja designs light. PM payment info, thanks
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By hahmule
the easy way..

Dynamite! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 111,279
Posted By hahmule
In, if available

New to the thread, want. Put me on the waiting list or for stand by should some one bail. Thanks PM if it comes through, thanks.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,344
Posted By hahmule
video noob questions

So, with the Hero 3 wifi capability, I assume that means I will need a local wifi connection to see the output right? Or, is there a direct connection between the camera and my iphone? Is such a...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,926
Posted By hahmule
Excellent!

I'll be lurking with interest. :1drink
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,299
Views: 314,863
Posted By hahmule
Tank bag plastic

Do you replace the plastic on tank bag map pockets?
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By hahmule
funny noises....

My rattle turned out to be the front of my engine guards. Givi bars on Wee Strom though.
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,582,242
Posted By hahmule
The only 610 driver I know of that ralley equiped...

The only 610 driver I know of that ralley equiped his bike is Mike Kay. You can find him on Cafe Husky, or just search his name. Good luck!

PS, If you find out if someone still makes an aux tank...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,645
Posted By hahmule
Been There

Had three tire pressure gauges fail a couple of months ago. Threw all of my crap gauges out. Replaced them with these, they tell you in writing what the margin for error is, and they don't cost an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,792
Posted By hahmule
I would need 120-130 to hang with my riding...

I would need 120-130 to hang with my riding buddies especially on desert rides. Even with that, I would carry extra gas in certain venues like Baja or the Arizona and Nevada deserts boarding Cali....
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,792
Posted By hahmule
Ps.

The only disappointment thus far is the gas tank. 1.4 gallons is joke.

I wish more manufacturers would follow Beta's example and have an aftermarket tank ready at the time a new model is released.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 174,792
Posted By hahmule
Finally!

A KTM for the rider who is not ready to race. I was looking at a Beta 350 but they are pricey and carbureted. For years, I've been wishing for a street legal KTM with a milder state of tune that...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 520,681
Posted By hahmule
I can't freakin believe it!

Please withdraw my info request, my front tire is fine.

FYI the reason the high pressure tube failed is because I overfilled it due to the failure of two, not one, tire gauges. I aborted my ride...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 520,681
Posted By hahmule
Leaky front

I have an 06 Husky TE 610 which has been running a Tubliss system for the last couple of years. Owner error, (meaning me) resulted in the failure of the inside high pressure tube. I've replaced the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 21,782
Posted By hahmule
Count me interested...

I through my hat in as a potential volunteer to do some hurricane relief in the Gulf. My church is getting a team together to do some reconstruction post Isaac. I have not heard back from them yet....
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By hahmule
OK, I thought the problem was related to fuel...

OK, I thought the problem was related to fuel delivery. It seems like the system is losing pressure over time. Doesn't the fuel pump come on when the ignition switch is turned to the on position,...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,287
Posted By hahmule
2002 Chevy Silverado starting issues..

My old friend has developed a symptom only at start up. The first attempt doesn't work. I crank it a few times and but it doesn't fire, cranking more doesn't help. Turn the key back, and she starts...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By hahmule
My one suggestion...

Buy what fits. Watts are no substitute for fit, I speak from experience on this issue. I like the old school gear because you can take it to a tailor and have him fit it without much risk of cutting...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,652
Posted By hahmule
Sometimes less is more...

I ride with touring riders once in a while, so I wanted something that keeps me in on the conversation while riding without the high price. I chose this headset with a cobra handheld CB. Works fine....
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,825
Posted By hahmule
Well sh!t....

I increased the front and rear travel by one and half inches. This results in a total lift of about an inch since a half inch was subsumed in the sag. I always intended to post the conversion, but...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,550
Posted By hahmule
Sometimes..

you get what you tolerate. My local stealer wanted to charge me $480.00 for the 500 mile service on my new DL650, I politely took my bike two the dealer in the next city where the charge was $180.00....
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,537
Posted By hahmule
disposable option..

Starbucks coffee traveler liner. Holds a gallon + when you need it, toss it when you're done.

http://www.starbucks.com/menu/drinks/brewed-coffee/coffee-traveler?foodZone=9999

In rough terrain,...
Forum: The Garage 08-02-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By hahmule
step by step

I asked a similar question a few months ago about dual sport tires with no balancing dot.

The advice I got was to first balance the wheel without the tire, then install the tire and let the heavy...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By hahmule
wait a little....

I've been emailing the folks at Replay Xd. They say they will have remote screen ready in a few weeks.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,678
Posted By hahmule
Check this out

Rock Gardn Flack jacket. I use it for mountain biking and dual sport. Sans chest protector, too hot. I wear my elbow pads separately.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,289
Posted By hahmule
it's data plan...

I looked at it, and decided against it, not because of the hardware, but the data plan. It doesn't fit how I would use the device. Essentially, I would use the device 2-3 times per year, but...
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,181
Posted By hahmule
How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

Hate to say it, but a lot of it is just practice, practice, practice. A little air the tube is a good idea, but eventually, you'll come up with tips and tricks that work for you.
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By hahmule
Ever see the pit poss one?

This seems like it would work steering heads with a lock.

http://pitposse.com/ststberare.html
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,838
Posted By hahmule
Have one

Worked like a charm on Husky 610, but the lower race only. The upper was blocked by a steering head lock.
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