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Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,431
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I have a set I'm preparing to sell

OEM rear, Woody's trued, custom Woody's front with rotors - no ABS from a 2007.
Both in black with new TKCs.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-20-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Search for omega connects on the bay under bwk5

Search for omega connects on the bay under bwk5
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I got something but details did not allow...

I got something but details did not allow distinction from the other three west coast orders I placed today.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,199
Posted By Cranky Yankee
My hearing aid battery is doing fine. Please...

My hearing aid battery is doing fine.
Please check yours.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,406
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Check flea market

for 'Omega fuel disconnects' :D
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Place the strap loose and pass long extension or...

Place the strap loose and pass long extension or stick through it.
Twist like a tourniquet and then when tight strap to tire with another strap so it doesn't unwind.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Cranky Yankee
45g co2

Link above looks like a hairspray can.

http://www.genuineinnovations.com/monster-air-chuck.html

Plus a cinch strap around the perimeter of the tire to push the bead down to the rim. And, take...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34,186
Views: 8,385,147
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I've had him on ignore for ages, now if there was...

I've had him on ignore for ages, now if there was just an option to ignore quoted posts from those on ignore...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,128
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I wouldn't be offended by the obscenities, I like...

I wouldn't be offended by the obscenities, I like expanding my vocabulary.

I could probably offer you some new ones.

Enjoy the ride I hope it is someplace good.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,128
Posted By Cranky Yankee
:huh Jebuz, I don't want to be anywhere near...

:huh

Jebuz, I don't want to be anywhere near you if you get a flat on your trip.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Cranky Yankee
R UR mirrors?

Jebuz, what is happening proper english?

That being said, true wheels and tires will affect this more than an out of tune engine. Unless the engine is in really bad tune.

I used to have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
maverickoc, why not just do as I plan and create...

maverickoc, why not just do as I plan and create an extension lead through the cap, (properly water-resistant of course) to a rotary switch of your choice located where one can easily change...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I used to design telemetry units. Simplicity is...

I used to design telemetry units. Simplicity is reliability. :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Boxer, I do think you whine too much...

Boxer, I do think you whine too much (http://agiduda.smugmug.com/Other/Just-Stuff/i-ksvNd3P/0/X2/Screen-shot-2011-07-09-at-X2.png). We are all waiting, some more patiently than others. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34,186
Views: 8,385,147
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Roger De Coster was/is a natural. Most...

Roger De Coster was/is a natural.

Most people aren't.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Cranky Yankee
:eek1 Dude, I'd buy you a beer (or many)...

:eek1

Dude, I'd buy you a beer (or many) right now if you were nearby.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By Cranky Yankee
:huh Lower post count equals stupid? ...

:huh

Lower post count equals stupid?
Gotcha.

I feel compelled to go change the cat litter now.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Mount it above one of your fogs. That is...

Mount it above one of your fogs.

That is where my POV gets placed.

It is also less likely to get smashed during a 'nap'.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
To speed things up... Some weak springs to...

To speed things up...

Some weak springs to turn the all-thread/cap into a spring loaded plunger.
Use some of the cheapo velcro wire ties on a roll from Home-depot instead of cable ties to hold...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Poolside, thanks for your efforts. Having done...

Poolside, thanks for your efforts.
Having done many small (and large) design/production runs I know how it can be.

And, that is why I don't do that anymore. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,981
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Dismissing a solution never tried is a weak...

Dismissing a solution never tried is a weak argument.

By all means support what you know but discounting something because of what you read is, well, you know.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,981
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I've worn Motoport in hot and cold for years and...

I've worn Motoport in hot and cold for years and like it.

You haven't and don't.

Where is this discussion going?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 61,290
Posted By Cranky Yankee
Fuck, "tribes" will never, ever get it.

Fuck, "tribes" will never, ever get it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 61,290
Posted By Cranky Yankee
"Performance" is a different concept for many. ...

"Performance" is a different concept for many.
The replies in this thread and the rationalization of their choices reflects that.

One side often does not or is not willing to grasp that of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 61,290
Posted By Cranky Yankee
And hence my philosophy, don't dis other bikes...

And hence my philosophy, don't dis other bikes unless you have owned them as well. It's just poor form.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I still have my old vacuum pump used for epoxy...

I still have my old vacuum pump used for epoxy potting runs.

Wanna trade for one of the upcoming 1200 can-bus modules?

I'm done with the carbon fiber molding crap.

(yeah, modified...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
For the chips just give the batch after cutting a...

For the chips just give the batch after cutting a good wash and rinse in plain Dawn dish soap and hot water (no softener!) and a good rinse. I used to give RF assemblies this wash with no residue...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 568,877
Posted By Cranky Yankee
HR has been flooded by complaints followed by...

HR has been flooded by complaints followed by claims to the insurance company for disability.

Oh, wait...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By Cranky Yankee
The CO2 bottles I listed I saw on a Helge...

The CO2 bottles I listed I saw on a Helge Pederson DVD when he was able to pop a bead back on, they are larger than normal but not so bit to be a risk. The key thing is to have a quick blast, let it...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By Cranky Yankee
The larger CO2 I posted without the valve stem in...

The larger CO2 I posted without the valve stem in place will pop the bead back on but not so much as to be a risk. Once it pops you let off, put the valve back in place and use the pump to set...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By Cranky Yankee
My point was with the CO2 listed is to pop back...

My point was with the CO2 listed is to pop back on to the bead with valve stem out. The lighter fluid stunt is too risky. A small 12V pump is to set desired pressure.

The rear with tire irons is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,582
Posted By Cranky Yankee
+1 On extra life insurance. But I can imagine...

+1 On extra life insurance. But I can imagine with you're being a fire fighter can make that an expensive proposition.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,587
Posted By Cranky Yankee
The CO2 in this plug kit will help pop a bead...

The CO2 in this plug kit will help pop a bead back on if the valve stem is out:
http://www.genuineinnovations.com/street-tire-repair-and-inflation-kit.html

A small 12V pump will help get to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,381
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I'm in the same boat. I had a serious injury of...

I'm in the same boat. I had a serious injury of my right hand on a dirt bike crash twenty odd years ago. Now I have other neurological pain issues making things worse.

I'm older, uncomfortable,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,446
Posted By Cranky Yankee
And often the price of living in such splendor is...

And often the price of living in such splendor is having to work so much my riding time is limited. :cry

That, and it is still snowing in the higher elevations. :huh
Canyon roads and sand. :puke1
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,446
Posted By Cranky Yankee
One day on my commute into Boulder. Do I get a...

One day on my commute into Boulder. Do I get a pass?

http://agiduda.smugmug.com/Other/Out-back/i-886hWvX/0/X2/commute-X2.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,363
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I am old, still alive and starting to repeat...

I am old, still alive and starting to repeat myself:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15555767&postcount=70
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,775
Posted By Cranky Yankee
All my crashes have been on dirt but so far none...

All my crashes have been on dirt but so far none on the GSA.

I have broken bones and gained some scars.

Hence my choice of Motoport gear for dual-sport use. I don't intend to ride the GSA...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,775
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I'm having trouble connecting racers apparel and...

I'm having trouble connecting racers apparel and the needs of riding a GS off-road.
:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,775
Posted By Cranky Yankee
I also have the quad-armor...

I also have the quad-armor (http://www.motoport.com/QuadArmor2) Motoport, impressive stuff.

Here in Colorado I can get temps between 40-100F dry/wet in the same day, the liners make it all...
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