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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I'm a couple of back roads' hours from...

I'm a couple of back roads' hours from Gettysburg, so I try to get there a couple of times a year. I've never done a guided tour, but there are park ranger tours, and various private companies. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,641
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I didn't sift through the thread, so this may all...

I didn't sift through the thread, so this may all be repeats, but I use small clear Pelican cases and Loksaks (just thicker, more expensive zip-loc baggies) for things that shouldn't get wet. Like...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 920
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Don't know about the OP, but many (if not most)...

Don't know about the OP, but many (if not most) riders have their levers set too high, which restricts blood flow thru the wrist and can cause numbness in the hand/fingers. Properly adjusting the...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,369
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've surprised many riders at the amount of stuff...

I've surprised many riders at the amount of stuff I can carry in my small top-loading Givi E-21 side cases. I couldn't carry near as much (w/o spilling) if they were side-opening.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Doug Just Doug
This antique car/bike museum is pretty cool....

This antique car/bike museum is pretty cool. (http://www.tiltedhorizons.com/2013/05/antique-auto-museum-at-hershey.html) There is also a train museum across the street from the Strasburg RR, and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,958
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I try to park away from other vehicles in the...

I try to park away from other vehicles in the lot. I'd be concerned that parking near where a lot of walking by on their way in/out of some superstore is inviting mischief. Either way, parking near...
Forum: Vendors 03-07-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Good to hear; thanks!

Good to hear; thanks!
Forum: Vendors 03-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Doug Just Doug
$10 Back-A-Line discount

Hi folks. I'm not a vendor, just a long-time ADV member with a little blog. Back-A-Line (http://www.backaline.com/) has given me a discount code for my readers, which I'll share here so you don't...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By Doug Just Doug
What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff,...

What is the waterproof membrane on the H-D stuff, some proprietary "tex" fabric?
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,751
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Thanks for the additional info!

Thanks for the additional info!
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,751
Posted By Doug Just Doug
As above; more pics and info please! The video...

As above; more pics and info please! The video on your site doesn't show much, neither does Twitsted Throttle's site. Seems like a great idea, and I'm interested. Will a windscreen be damaged by...
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Doug Just Doug
That's what I'm wearing lately on my narrow feet.

That's what I'm wearing lately on my narrow feet.
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,181
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Only discovered JIS drivers a couple of years...

Only discovered JIS drivers a couple of years ago; bought a 4-driver set and am now a Believer. I'd saved a lot of frustration, time and screws had I know about JIS many moons ago.
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,139
Posted By Doug Just Doug
http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kawasa...

http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kawasaki-ZR-7S/i-DNWbkGH/0/M/NoPickles-M.jpg
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,198
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I love the shorts; 25% off is temptation enough...

I love the shorts; 25% off is temptation enough to try the tights. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've found Dianese to have narrow footbeds. Have...

I've found Dianese to have narrow footbeds. Have you checked Revzilla or Motorcyclegear.com?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Was there in March; hoping to make it this...

Was there in March; hoping to make it this Sunday, too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 497,895
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Old lo-res pic. Bridge over the Delaware River...

Old lo-res pic. Bridge over the Delaware River just off NY97 not far from the Hawk's Nest IIRC.

http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Americade-Rally/i-SDZbK36/0/L/BridgeDelRiver-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 497,895
Posted By Doug Just Doug
West bank of the Susquehanna near Wrightsville...

West bank of the Susquehanna near Wrightsville PA.
http://dougjustdoug.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Misc-for-TiltedHorizonscom/i-9Dd7TVN/0/XL/IMG_1805-XL.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've owned both the Kisan unit and the simple...

I've owned both the Kisan unit and the simple Datel voltmeter. Kisan is expensive and worked brilliantly for less than 10K miles before the display went bonkers. I contacted Kisan, which wasn't...
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,139
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Ordered up a pair. Are they guaranteed to keep...

Ordered up a pair. Are they guaranteed to keep Officer Obie off my ass?
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,862
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Contact your state's insurance commissioner (or...

Contact your state's insurance commissioner (or similar office) to confirm that your carrier is legally allowed to not insure that particular bike for the reasons stated. If so, that office may be...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,906
Posted By Doug Just Doug
My EZ Pass transponder (same beige unit as my...

My EZ Pass transponder (same beige unit as my cars use) is just thrown in my tankbag and AFAIK has never failed to register.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Whatever you decide on helmets, you really should...

Whatever you decide on helmets, you really should stick with earplugs. My .02, free of charge.
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,129
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Been using it for about a year. No excess...

Been using it for about a year. No excess slippage on my grips (BMW sport grips). I like that you can slip in on/off in seconds. It interferes with my heaviest winter gloves, but I don't have much...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,300
Posted By Doug Just Doug
First Revzilla punched me in the stomach, then it...

First Revzilla punched me in the stomach, then it gave me a $100 credit for winning some contest or other, which means I had to waste valuable minutes of my life deciding what to buy with it.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Yup, TSP is awesome. It was TSP that advised me...

Yup, TSP is awesome. It was TSP that advised me not to assume that an "old Signet" head will enjoy the new Signet-Q; it's not the exact shape as the old Signet. I've had various old Signet models,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 3,094,008
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Saw this one at the Ephrata, PA "First Sunday"...

Saw this one at the Ephrata, PA "First Sunday" ride-in earlier this month. Assume it's an RD350 with some nice homebuilt touches like the exhaust and monoshock conversion.
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Forum: Equipment 05-23-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,462
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Aerostich doesn't make drastic changes, but there...

Aerostich doesn't make drastic changes, but there have been subtle upgrades over the years, such as zippers (noted above), adjustment tabs, drawstrings, padding on the Darien collar, etc. There was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,464
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I'm the doofus on the pogo-stick on the 2012...

I'm the doofus on the pogo-stick on the 2012 cover. :D
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,715
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I bought one of these recently for commuter duty;...

I bought one of these recently for commuter duty; hopefully it'll leap off my workbench and onto my m/c soon. http://www.deltacycle.com/Airzound-Bike-Horn
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Thx for the investigative work Jeffy! Sorry to...

Thx for the investigative work Jeffy! Sorry to learn they've gone. I also bought a refurb'd Garmin from them, which hasn't given me a lick of trouble.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,026
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Now USAA is an "agency affiliate" with...

Now USAA is an "agency affiliate" with Progressive according to USAA's website. Not sure what the practical effect is, but maybe you'd get cheaper rates going thru USAA instead of directly to Prog.?...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,249
Posted By Doug Just Doug
IMO, don't get hung up on the distinction. A good...

IMO, don't get hung up on the distinction. A good pair of overpants such as Dariens or AD-1s (and I imagine others) can be worn either way. They have snaps to add/subtract room in the waist to allow...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,026
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Following up on gflyod2002's post, I'm a vet and...

Following up on gflyod2002's post, I'm a vet and a big fan of USAA in general (it gets a huge chunk of my money each month for auto, life, household, mortgage, credit card, car loans, etc.). As for...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,026
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Having dealt with insurance companies daily for...

Having dealt with insurance companies daily for 22 years now, my opinion is, sadly, they're all poor overall as far as claims-handling, it's a matter of choosing those that are less-sucky than...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,374
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I've had my Darien pants since ~1994 and "a...

I've had my Darien pants since ~1994 and "a bunch" of miles, and my AD-1s since they came out and ~45K miles. Most of the differences are well laid out above. If pressed to choose only one, I'd go...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Did you happen to top-off the brake fluid at some...

Did you happen to top-off the brake fluid at some point prior to the pad change? If so, I believe it's possible to have too much fluid in the system, which would prevent the pistons fully...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,249
Posted By Doug Just Doug
I'd be looking for good used Aerostich Dariens or...

I'd be looking for good used Aerostich Dariens or AD-1s on the secondary market.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-14-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By Doug Just Doug
Thanks but I meant the retailer Edge GPS. Mom 'n'...

Thanks but I meant the retailer Edge GPS. Mom 'n' Pop online Garmin shop that loved riders and often had good deals on refurb'd units. Pretty sure a number of folks here and on ST.N bought from them.
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