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Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,811
Posted By seevtsaab
+2 Sorry no other help, than to learn to...

+2

Sorry no other help, than to learn to drink better beer?

I store my beer in the garage. It's been so cold this winter I have to plan ahead and bring my beer [i]in[\i] to [i]warm up [\i]...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,663
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll just chime in once more. As a former...

I'll just chime in once more. As a former overpant user (granted, bargain-ish tourmaster flex) I felt I was giving up a lot of protection. I know there's good over pant options out there.

I went...
Forum: Equipment 03-05-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,663
Posted By seevtsaab
I've got regular riding pants. Overpants are...

I've got regular riding pants. Overpants are clearly more convenient but it works out for me to commute, I bring / leave jeans or shorts at work.

Pretty rare I find myself going somewhere I need...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,583
Posted By seevtsaab
Well good new this site never lets anybody upload...

Well good new this site never lets anybody upload picks, that's why we hate it here.

But, no pic = no bike, especially after reviving a almost 4 year dead thread.

I'll momentarily let you off...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,277
Posted By seevtsaab
+1 Top case for pillion comfort. Try it...

+1

Top case for pillion comfort. Try it before you give up on it.

Else I would've suggested a CB1100 (intrigued) or a R1200R.
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,081
Posted By seevtsaab
TPMS behavior needs to be considered at time of...

TPMS behavior needs to be considered at time of purchase, vote with your wallet.
Not much help to the OP, but no way should a replacement wheel require a trip to the dealer.

Thankfully our '14...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By seevtsaab
Vermont?? you make me laugh! Being far...

Vermont??

you make me laugh!

Being far away from the big city bullshit is one of the perks living here.

If hi cost of living is your thing, we got you covered.

I love a lot of things...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,645
Posted By seevtsaab
I commute on a little Ducati, it's been bullet...

I commute on a little Ducati, it's been bullet proof.

No need to freak out about the maintenance, but I wouldn't want to pay someone to do it for me.

Many mornings I arrive at work after my...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 62,986
Posted By seevtsaab
Thanks for the info, I'll follow that.

Thanks for the info, I'll follow that.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,456
Posted By seevtsaab
I bolted mine to a piece of plywood I can stand...

I bolted mine to a piece of plywood I can stand on.
Now that I've got a trailer, it will make it that much easier to move up into my driveway - I usually choose a sunny day to do tires, if possible.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 62,986
Posted By seevtsaab
Thanks MFOL, they arrived last week. Haven't done...

Thanks MFOL, they arrived last week. Haven't done much with them, other projects like firewood, working on the cage, are jumping in priority. My snowblower will need some attention, in case we get...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By seevtsaab
$2K for a nice bike with bags? yeah forget...

$2K for a nice bike with bags?

yeah forget it, someone else probably already bought it.

Don't know the particular model, but The ergos of the S look somewhat similar to the RS which I have....
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 886
Views: 256,443
Posted By seevtsaab
great picture

great picture
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By seevtsaab
Might be worth wearing a couple sizes small at...

Might be worth wearing a couple sizes small at that price.:D


Looks like they are clearing out inventory.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 62,986
Posted By seevtsaab
great thread Nice work sending some PM's

great thread

Nice work

sending some PM's
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,713
Posted By seevtsaab
Between the two, I would choose all three.

Between the two, I would choose all three.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By seevtsaab
Unless you are looking for a show bike, worry...

Unless you are looking for a show bike, worry less about the plastic tank, as long as the latch mechanism is free. You can gain some slop at the hinge if needed.
Should have a key code for the...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By seevtsaab
I was thinking I might recommend trying to fix it...

I was thinking I might recommend trying to fix it so you didn't have to diddle with your phone while on the bike.
But I won't.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,274
Posted By seevtsaab
Certainly won't hurt, I hit my pipes and a few...

Certainly won't hurt, I hit my pipes and a few other corrosion prone spots.
If you wax your bike I'd recommend using that instead. I wouldn't want to try to get wax to stick on a surface that...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,023
Posted By seevtsaab
Both - depending on my mood, road and traffic...

Both - depending on my mood, road and traffic conditions, etc.

I'd say if you don't get a little of both at various times you're missing part of the experience.

fwiw my main ride is a baby...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,096
Posted By seevtsaab
that's a great bike for the trip. Ergos will be...

that's a great bike for the trip. Ergos will be fine, just keep your ass happy.

Pack everything on the bike and ride around for a day, you don't want any surprises when you depart.

Kriega's...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,402
Posted By seevtsaab
I bought a high mile '94 from an inmate, really...

I bought a high mile '94 from an inmate, really bonded with it.
I prefer the slight forward lean. Requires a little more input than my little Monster to turn, by design, but will hustle thru the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By seevtsaab
Belts are the critical thing to keep track of for...

Belts are the critical thing to keep track of for Monsters (or any Desmo for that matter).
If the valves have been done, you should be good to the same as with any used bike,
it's all about the PO...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I bought my pants for just the OP's temp...

Well I bought my pants for just the OP's temp range. They include a rain liner that I add in the cooler months more for wind protection but it is handy this time of year. (heavy rain brings out the...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,895
Posted By seevtsaab
When I use the squeeze bottles I've found it a...

When I use the squeeze bottles I've found it a little difficult to moderate the application. So I use a large artists paint brush and fill the cap with the lube
and dab it on the chain. Seems like I...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,895
Posted By seevtsaab
That might be a bit of an over statement. I...

That might be a bit of an over statement. I purchased my bike with under 9K miles and a (o-ring) chain with numerous frozen links. I can't imagine how they got that way without some careful neglect. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By seevtsaab
Along the lines of 'K.I.S.S.' - start with the...

Along the lines of 'K.I.S.S.' - start with the basics. 12V input to the controller and it should 'appear' to work correctly - light off, link blinks slower / faster, light on etc. Either it's...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,921
Posted By seevtsaab
Well I think choosing a bike based on a single...

Well I think choosing a bike based on a single criteria is a mistake.

Choosing a cruiser because it has a shaft when you want something sportier -
bigger mistake. If a cruiser makes you happy,...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,599
Posted By seevtsaab
Warm-N-Safe heated gloves seem to do OK with...

Warm-N-Safe heated gloves seem to do OK with heated grips.
Mine are GoreTex (over kill for the purpose) which keeps the wind out.
Palms are reasonably thin and the backs are heated.
I'm not a fan...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,640
Posted By seevtsaab
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 79,787
Posted By seevtsaab
I don't see a big crossover with the Sportster...

I don't see a big crossover with the Sportster buyer. I imagine a fair percentage buying Sportsters are shopping at one dealer only. It's Harley, or nothing. Obviously there are a few exceptions.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By seevtsaab
Hi-Viz stick on or iron on Patches for textile?

I've got a used textile jacket from an inmate for cooler weather riding which also puts be on the road more in the dark and twilight.

Plus this coat suffers a bit of the right shoulder rash from...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,720
Posted By seevtsaab
this (oops - correction - top case key in...

this

(oops - correction - top case key in pants pocket when I've got the top case installed which is about 25% of the time)
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 761,730
Posted By seevtsaab
And I'll quote it so I don't look like such a...

And I'll quote it so I don't look like such a n00b.
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,358
Views: 761,730
Posted By seevtsaab
That looks really good to me. The red is mighty...

That looks really good to me. The red is mighty purty too but the white looks just plain enough it would still look good to me all dirty.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-18-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,843
Posted By seevtsaab
Classic Google Maps going away

So recently I've had issues creating custom tracks in Google Maps and converting those custom tracks to GPX files to import to motionX.
Only the original map (before customization - drag to change...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,448
Posted By seevtsaab
This is what I do to follow pre-planned routes...

This is what I do to follow pre-planned routes (tracks) - using motionX (haven't graduated to any of the latest custom-route-on-the-fly apps). Still a powerful GPS unit and allows me to keep my...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By seevtsaab
zipper is ~15" long ...

zipper is ~15" long

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ffncFyg3AM0/VAsHv6gtFPI/AAAAAAAAEGU/8-6AFogvv_o/w508-h677-no/IMG_1644.JPG

Dirt from the last time I wore them featured here:
...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By seevtsaab
I'll post up some picks this weekend. It's a...

I'll post up some picks this weekend.

It's a shortish (~18" I'll measure) zipper backed by a gusset.

FWIW, I can pull the rain pants on easily over my street boots (Dainese TRQ Tour), and with...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By seevtsaab
You'll need a pretty large suit off the shelf to...

You'll need a pretty large suit off the shelf to prevent water pouring in your boots, most likely.
I was pretty satisfied with Frogg Toggs, though I did get a wet crotch a time or two. They got...
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