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Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,446
Posted By JohnBoy777
I thought the point of getting on a motorcycle...

I thought the point of getting on a motorcycle was to get away from your significant other-and you want them to be able to track you? Wow!
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 66,536
Posted By JohnBoy777
I just Purchased myradar Pro-very cool.

I just Purchased myradar Pro-very cool.
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,641
Posted By JohnBoy777
Get a Buell, You'll get to experience the thrill...

Get a Buell, You'll get to experience the thrill of searching for parts for a motorcycle they don't make any more!
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,927
Posted By JohnBoy777
Olight M22 Warrior

Olight M22 Warrior. Under $100 950 lumens (X2 123's or an 18650) Nice interface as well....I love it.

Purchase LINK:...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,301
Posted By JohnBoy777
I hope you're right - I'd really love to see that...

I hope you're right - I'd really love to see that happen.

But there are lots of other factors involved here as well. Goodwill and the Indian name can only take this so far.

What Indian 'did'...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,301
Posted By JohnBoy777
The best thing about this is Polaris - they've...

The best thing about this is Polaris - they've got some deep pockets. Which means they can tough it out. They certainly know it will never be a high-volume seller. And a few Indian models are all you...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,758
Posted By JohnBoy777
I dunno, it worked pretty well for Buell. .

I dunno, it worked pretty well for Buell.

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Forum: Equipment 11-22-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 925
Posted By JohnBoy777
Fender Bag ...

Fender Bag

http://www.autographpros.com/images/DSC00385.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,372
Posted By JohnBoy777
LL Bean MicroLight

2-man freestanding tent is under 200 bucks and under 4lbs - what's not to like?

Backpacker mags Editor's Choice Award 2012 -
LINK:...
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,165
Posted By JohnBoy777
Those are really maintainers, more than chargers...

Those are really maintainers, more than chargers - you'd need a panel 3' X 4' to charge it. i imagine they'll charge it if you have a full day or two in the sun.
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,876
Posted By JohnBoy777
I have two ski jackets from Columbia in tall......

I have two ski jackets from Columbia in tall... maybe online.

Eddie Bauer has really nice stuff in tall as well: http://www.eddiebauer.com/EB/First-Ascent/Jackets--Vest/index.cat
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,035
Posted By JohnBoy777
We live in a world economy - everyone needs to...

We live in a world economy - everyone needs to deal with it.

My first and only concern is what is best for me and my family.

If US manufactures can't keep up - so long Charley.

The only...
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,035
Posted By JohnBoy777
Based on the advice here, and doing some...

Based on the advice here, and doing some research, I ended up with Merino Wool from Terramar at Gander Mountain (mid-weight tops and bottoms)- seems like quality stuff. Time will tell whether or not...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,035
Posted By JohnBoy777
In the heat, if it dries fast, that means that...

In the heat, if it dries fast, that means that the evaporative effect of the material is working in your favor. As the moisture evaporates, it cools the body - kinda like the old swamp coolers. You...
Forum: Equipment 11-10-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,035
Posted By JohnBoy777
Klim has some interesting stuff - not a base...

Klim has some interesting stuff - not a base layer, but this
seemed nice (& understated) so I ordered it:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/klimproductimages/3250-000-L.jpg

The LD Comfort and...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,258
Posted By JohnBoy777
Here you go Horton

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee225/joerider777/RedUly3ii.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,258
Posted By JohnBoy777
Sorry Dave - I couldn't Help Myself

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee225/joerider777/OrangeUlyAdj4-Aged.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,035
Posted By JohnBoy777
Best Thermal Underwear/Base Layer

I've been using some no-name base layers over the last few years that're looking pretty ratty now - time for some new stuff.

So what's the best?

Seemes like there are lots of options out...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,149
Posted By JohnBoy777
""I've camped out in 95+ mph winds in an Alp...

""I've camped out in 95+ mph winds in an Alp tent""

Really, are those internet 95+ MPH winds or regular 95+ MPH winds?:rofl

Cause internet winds are kinda like dog years, but in reverse.
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By JohnBoy777
Give 'im some slack...he rides a KLR.

Give 'im some slack...he rides a KLR.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,638
Posted By JohnBoy777
About a year or so ago, I did some research, and...

About a year or so ago, I did some research, and from what I've read, several sources said to budget three times what you spend on home owner's insurance for emergency preparedness.

I don't...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,638
Posted By JohnBoy777
Fuel

I used to have four 5 gallon containers of fuel (20 gallons) in my garage at all times. I would store it for 6 months, then use and refill - 20 gallons could get me about 500 miles.

Then I got...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,638
Posted By JohnBoy777
10-Day Bug Out Bag

At home: I have a 60-day supply of water and a 90-day supply of food in my basement. I also have a 30,000 BTU radiant natural gas heater (from Northern Tool) in the basement --no electricity...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,258
Posted By JohnBoy777
Hey Petrus

Sorry for the delay,

Here's the photo for which you'd asked:

http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/ee225/joerider777/UlyMailPouchCartoon.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,273
Posted By JohnBoy777
Man up! Put an big American flag on the back,...

Man up! Put an big American flag on the back, you'll be fine.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,169
Posted By JohnBoy777
I just got an brand new U.S. Mil. modudlar sleep...

I just got an brand new U.S. Mil. modudlar sleep system 'MSS' (two bags, a Gore-Tex bivy and a stuff sack) for $199

LINK:...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,617
Posted By JohnBoy777
After some thought, I decided to return my Marmot...

After some thought, I decided to return my Marmot Limelight 2 for a Marmot Limelight 3 ... 1.5 more pounds and & a pack size of 8 X 22" vs. 7 X 18".

I think I'll enjoy the extra room and won't...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,617
Posted By JohnBoy777
Small Tents?

Maybe it's me - but to be honest, I don't get it. All this talk of small one-man tents and bivys.

Why would a motorcyclist need the absolute lightest/smallest tent - it's going on your bike (not...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,617
Posted By JohnBoy777
Marmot Limelight 2 vs. Rock 22

For me it was the Marmot Limelight 2 vs. TNF Rock 22

I did some reading and came up with the Marmot Limelight 2 for a solo 10-day to 2-week trip out west in early spring 2013.

Nice long...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,159
Posted By JohnBoy777
This is pretty sexy gear: ...

This is pretty sexy gear:

http://media.heavy.com/media/2010/09/42.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By JohnBoy777
I think it would be more manly with a chainsaw...

I think it would be more manly with a chainsaw chain.

http://www.jackssmallengines.com/graphics/chainsawparts/chainsaw_chain_large.gif
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,986
Posted By JohnBoy777
Hey NeedForSpeed...

Hey NeedForSpeed (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=65561),

I really like that paracord band; did you mkae it or buy it premade.<SCRIPT type=text/javascript>...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,357
Posted By JohnBoy777
ROK Straps are great - I have both the loop end...

ROK Straps are great - I have both the loop end and the hook end.

I like these from NRS as well - they are much stronger and pack small - 1" metal cam buckle in 2' - 12' lengths:

LINK:...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,986
Posted By JohnBoy777
Black or Orange Monster

I can't imagine it hasn't already been mentioned here - but for around two hundred:

Black Monster

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51MJQAjqNeL._SY445_.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 259,804
Posted By JohnBoy777
That's because cows are sacred in India.

That's because cows are sacred in India.
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,272
Posted By JohnBoy777
Probably a good idea to error on the side of...

Probably a good idea to error on the side of safety - mine is 6 years old and I'll replace it next. Also, it may have been hanging around in some warehouse for over a year, too.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By JohnBoy777
Certainly, the gods employ us to ride Ulys for...

Certainly, the gods employ us to ride Ulys for their amusement. They delight in our love/hate relationship with these retched/beautiful machines. For them, it's all good fun.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,717
Posted By JohnBoy777
I think the heaviest part of the bike...

I think the heaviest part of the bike (engine/tranny/tank) would be pretty well centered in middle of the tube which would keep it from turtling.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By JohnBoy777
I think he's setting out to have an adventure on...

I think he's setting out to have an adventure on a motorcycle (good on him) - anal-retentive-types tend to collect motorcycles and tinker. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,768
Posted By JohnBoy777
http://www.strobesnmore.com/images/EWLC1000TBDFMD....

http://www.strobesnmore.com/images/EWLC1000TBDFMD.jpg

I've been looking at these:

4" LED.........LINK: http://www.strobesnmore.com/Sound-Off-1000-Lumen-LED-Flood-Light.html
...
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