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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:12 AM
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Posted By kantuckid
what parts?

what parts?
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 562,948
Posted By kantuckid
When I went "out" to snorkel ( one of my fave...

When I went "out" to snorkel ( one of my fave hobbies, hands down!) it wasn't to the Dry Tortugas, which I understand to be the closest you get to anything that resembles caribbean clarity but then...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 562,948
Posted By kantuckid
OK, now I feel safe to throw in more. Try fact...

OK, now I feel safe to throw in more. Try fact that it's lots of traffic, high prices-lodging(even camping),food, everything I can think of, falls far short of being anything near a MC type of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 562,948
Posted By kantuckid
Per #4398 above- You asked. Everyone has their...

Per #4398 above-
You asked. Everyone has their type of place they'd ride to. KW,FL sure isn't mine. It's your ride and I hope it is lots of fun but IMO your destination has you riding a long ways...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,398
Posted By kantuckid
per #66 above- Don't you know anyone that has a...

per #66 above- Don't you know anyone that has a small AB shop or similar that has welding equipment, where they will let you play on it a bit?
Maybe you could offer to exchange some "free from...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By kantuckid
#18-YES!!! It's about riding areas where much is...

#18-YES!!! It's about riding areas where much is wild and definitely a better way to avoid the hyped crap. A quick look at the western USA from space will tell you where not to go if you are out to...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By kantuckid
Change my post by deletion of "MC" dealer and...

Change my post by deletion of "MC" dealer and insertion of "bicycle" dealer:lol3
I'd head for Panama City or ? , not Myrtle Beach. Just maybe you'll catch some rays there. Tampa is even better. Not...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By kantuckid
I wasn't trying to just be cynical! If your on a...

I wasn't trying to just be cynical! If your on a ride that calls for Gerbings-like the OP stated-then just maybe another jacket might be in order?
An easy e.g. for me as on my 3 rides from KY to...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By kantuckid
In trying to be helpful I suggest the OP is after...

In trying to be helpful I suggest the OP is after a solution by creating a problem?

I like mesh too but I don't ask it to be a year round clothing design. Gerbings is gear for winter and cold,...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
I quit reading the above link (which 1st...

I quit reading the above link (which 1st paragraph was labeled under clusterfxxxing idiots)- right after "he said" (pontificating writer?) those that are celebrating cheap fuels are idiots. Snarky...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By kantuckid
Pick some towns/areas enroute where you "think"...

Pick some towns/areas enroute where you "think" you might ride and call a MC dealer there and ask who rides your style and pick their brain.
March-sounds maybe cold & definitely wet (IL to SC) to...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By kantuckid
You have the big picture . The air tics for...

You have the big picture . The air tics for you/bike are the biggies, then throw in the lodging factor & the rest will be cheaper than OZ. Do you have a general plan for arrival location & route? You...
Forum: The Garage 01-24-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,398
Posted By kantuckid
I worked in tech ed in KY for many years as a...

I worked in tech ed in KY for many years as a teacher (not welding) , later as an admissions counselor,testing and administration. Several of the schools I worked in offered welding as a profession...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,062
Posted By kantuckid
Use a search device, like "Searchtempest" and...

Use a search device, like "Searchtempest" and scour CL over the entire USA for more MC's than you have time to see. Narrow it down to a brand will be helpful then branch out as you know your model...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By kantuckid
Lodging-look @ Trip Advisor or one I use more...

Lodging-look @ Trip Advisor or one I use more lately is Bookings.com for prices which are much cheaper done online-some places! while others you can make a direct call that same day or before to get...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-24-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
I get your point here but also know that many...

I get your point here but also know that many people are not in charge of their own destinies. This is true in urban & rural areas and for a variety of reasons.
Sort of an "easy for you to say"...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-24-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
MV-Don't they though... I've been in ADV scoots...

MV-Don't they though... I've been in ADV scoots before and it's a nice group here, IMO.
It's not being a bully to make clear a serious issue -starvation in USA and especially by saying it's not...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 562,948
Posted By kantuckid
The black plastic knobs, as shown in the lower...

The black plastic knobs, as shown in the lower picture, for adjustment of the W/S on the TT brackets has a built in problem. After loosing knobs (and during highway use of all places!) I complained...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
Read about starvation in USA in NG. It's not an...

Read about starvation in USA in NG. It's not an "Appalachian Problem", sorry buy you sterotyped the wrong group, or at least one thats of many involved. Just a discussion, not an got a chip on...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,364
Posted By kantuckid
Per above, one son who was visiting his (who was...

Per above, one son who was visiting his (who was a Fulbright scholarship administrator for Asia & who on the next visit had transistioned to a "bicycle helmet- government standards engineer/technical...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,424
Views: 562,948
Posted By kantuckid
BigWally, since your into what breaks or bends...

BigWally, since your into what breaks or bends you might read up on the gear lever. I have exact same bike/2012 but not an off-road guy, so I left off the skidplate & shifter. While back a guy, a...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By kantuckid
take a look at where many tires come from now-not...

take a look at where many tires come from now-not limited to wheelbarrows and trailers...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,364
Posted By kantuckid
^^^ 1st-I own several MC's (see profile) and...

^^^
1st-I own several MC's (see profile) and have ridden since 1963.
2nd-I don't have a pic host,sorry but you'll find me to be a "normal sort of guy", stocky build, grandfatherly sort,etc., that...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By kantuckid
My issue with hauling beer may have been the...

My issue with hauling beer may have been the terrain? or the screwcaps? never had that problem with pry off caps.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,874
Posted By kantuckid
Agreed~! I'll ad that as a guy with a very...

Agreed~!
I'll ad that as a guy with a very stocky build-big thighs & butt with a fairly normal waist it is hard to buy pants that really have any room for work or much activity. i've tried on far...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By kantuckid
this-YES!:deal The name, i.e., "SKID"...

this-YES!:deal


The name, i.e., "SKID" tells the story. I wouldn't grieve over the material part of the design as on a MC it will only take so much impact force & then somethings broken or badly...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,874
Posted By kantuckid
"Those people above link are "workers"?...

"Those people above link are "workers"? :rofl:rofl:rofl
Give me a break.
We have now arrived in a new way to look when you work? I was thinking ski resort until I saw one with a board the pic...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,407
Posted By kantuckid
I have hauled Mexican beer in a top case and it...

I have hauled Mexican beer in a top case and it will pop the caps on rough roads. Lesson learned.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,364
Posted By kantuckid
I'm 71 and much prefer aging over :deal:wink: ...

I'm 71 and much prefer aging over :deal:wink:
It IS! a "want to" thing, in fact.
How you go about aging is different for me than my parents/grandparents generation. There were a few very active...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 486
Posted By kantuckid
Make this trip a great one! Mexico's gonna be fun...

Make this trip a great one! Mexico's gonna be fun for you! Don't over plan or prepare but cover all the important bases. Your timing lends toward the direction of Copper Canyon, as late enough to be...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By kantuckid
My Gatormade trailer (see their website for...

My Gatormade trailer (see their website for trailer parts of all kinds(made in several states?) at good prices) they used, "used" 14" chev rims when I bought mine. I switched to 15" as I got...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,874
Posted By kantuckid
"I remember" when i started wearing overalls! It...

"I remember" when i started wearing overalls! It was right after I was taken into real clothes ~ age 3-4 thereabouts and they had a button flap on the butt to poop. It always worried me that I might...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By kantuckid
I bought a few of the newer crummy ballasts but...

I bought a few of the newer crummy ballasts but now I will just get a new complete unit with fluorescent tubes as they go out. FWIW, I'm still waiting for even one more to go out. Sunlight works...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
I guess you haven't read my comment about how IMO...

I guess you haven't read my comment about how IMO high priced fuel is a hardship on low income people to get to work?
Enjoy your self-centered riding on uncrowded roads? I stand by the sillyness...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
non-smoker/troll? here (thats hampered by surgery...

non-smoker/troll? here (thats hampered by surgery rehab) seeking hard times entertainment in a thread that caught my eye & got caught up in a BS session with a Brit that "likes higher fuel prices",...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-18-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,917
Posted By kantuckid
I have no clue.:lol3

I have no clue.:lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 01-18-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,991
Posted By kantuckid
Good try. I think you KNOW HOW I FEEL! The sad...

Good try. I think you KNOW HOW I FEEL!
The sad part is "they" think(loosely used here,i.e. "think") theyr'e entitled to "it". here we hve a university that overcharges tuition cause the politicos...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By kantuckid
I'm thinking back to my factory work...

I'm thinking back to my factory work days-60's/70's and the way they lit them back then. What is used now? I know that lighting has changed, but to something other than fluorescents? Changed to what?...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By kantuckid
I assume you don't have an air compressor as your...

I assume you don't have an air compressor as your talking about what you do have is airless sprayer.
The prep is the harder part of the job and best done using air tools and none of that's been...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,874
Posted By kantuckid
I speak from the perspective of having made a...

I speak from the perspective of having made a living (now long ago) for many years & getting extremely dirty in a hot(as in very hot) places called farms & tire plant. You could watch people there...
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