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Forum: Racing 03-25-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 155,390
Posted By erda
So if this is the standard, should we mention...

So if this is the standard, should we mention Bautista (aka the bowling ball), and Lowrents riding in the last race last year. What about Nicky and Dovi last season?
I've said it before, either let...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By erda
Interesting article. All depends on your needs (...

Interesting article. All depends on your needs ( and wallet )!

http://bythom.com/support.htm
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,352
Posted By erda
Screw (pun intended) that new fancy stuff! Find...

Screw (pun intended) that new fancy stuff! Find yourself an old style ice screw. There not good for anything else, but make a damn fine cork screw.
...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 14,170
Posted By erda
And mine STRONGLY disagrees with you! Kawi_girl...

And mine STRONGLY disagrees with you! Kawi_girl is crying in her beer that it is such a long time till Qatar:lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By erda
You can always 'mash' a lead bb into the head of...

You can always 'mash' a lead bb into the head of a Robertson or Allen/hex head bolt. You can still dig it out, but it does take some effort.
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,567
Posted By erda
Nokian WRG3. It is a TRUE winter rated "all...

Nokian WRG3. It is a TRUE winter rated "all season" tyre.
I don't have personal experience with this model, but have used various versions of the studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta series over the past 15...
Forum: Racing 10-10-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,725
Posted By erda
The only reason MM keeps running into riders in...

The only reason MM keeps running into riders in front of him, is that they're too damn slow:lol3
Forum: Racing 10-02-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,239
Posted By erda
I know it's October, but isn't it a bit early for...

I know it's October, but isn't it a bit early for a witch hunt?
Forum: Racing 09-29-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,239
Posted By erda
If people are going to get into such a snit over...

If people are going to get into such a snit over a little bit on contact in racing, then maybe they should just send the riders out on the track by themselves in a time trial format. Wouldn't that be...
Forum: Racing 06-16-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 430,616
Posted By erda
Really not that surprising since Suzuki has...

Really not that surprising since Suzuki has pulled their automotive sales from North America due to the economic situation.
Forum: Racing 06-14-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,666
Posted By erda
Did he take any one else out THIS time:lol3

Did he take any one else out THIS time:lol3
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,273
Posted By erda
Had good luck with Under Armor heat gear last...

Had good luck with Under Armor heat gear last summer. I've been using Ice Breaker so far this year and really want to see how it performs when the thermometer gets above 35*C (90*+F).
Forum: Racing 06-03-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,764
Posted By erda
Interesting that there was no finger wagging by...

Interesting that there was no finger wagging by the dwarf:lol3


Just wonder about the Bowling Ball. I guess that's one way for the Spaniards to keep the competition down:eek1

Conspiracy...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By erda
Sidi Armada Questions

Anyone have these boots yet?

Wondering how high they are (particularly in relation to the On Road)?

Any other comments or reviews?
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,140
Posted By erda
So, what is the brand/model of lift you are using?

So, what is the brand/model of lift you are using?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By erda
I think that you'll find that most of us who have...

I think that you'll find that most of us who have Halvarsson have bought them from Germany. Just a happy customer!
...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By erda
If you have a problem with it, Thermarest stands...

If you have a problem with it, Thermarest stands behind their products and will take care of you.
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,463
Posted By erda
Fully loaded, kawi_girl has no troubles keeping...

Fully loaded, kawi_girl has no troubles keeping up to my Bandit. Not that kind of loaded:lol3, loaded for touring!

ER6f aka Ninja 650r is a really good choice. I think one advantage over the 'n'...
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,552,285
Posted By erda
Looks good! Any issues with water flowing...

Looks good!
Any issues with water flowing into/through the backyard shop?
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,597
Posted By erda
I've had both (Not a 1200 but a 1250) and I like...

I've had both (Not a 1200 but a 1250) and I like the Bandit better. It is heavier, but the Strom carries its weight much higher. Also, I found the Strom seemed slower in turn in- longer wheel base...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,051
Posted By erda
If you want to do an 'armchair' comparison of...

If you want to do an 'armchair' comparison of size-fit check out http://cycle-ergo.com/ . There definitely is something to be said for starting on a smaller, less expensive bike. Likely you wouldn't...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 210,467
Posted By erda
Thanks. I'll check them out..

Thanks. I'll check them out..
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 210,467
Posted By erda
Just curious which model that is?

Just curious which model that is?
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,552,285
Posted By erda
I wouldn't use MDF. We have always used 3/4 inch...

I wouldn't use MDF. We have always used 3/4 inch plywood. Put a bit of liquid nail material on the t-nuts when you install them. If you change holds frequently, the t-nuts have a rude habit of coming...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,626
Posted By erda
Wife and I both have the Wolfman mediums. Two...

Wife and I both have the Wolfman mediums. Two seasons of touring, including a few days of torrential rain. Everything stayed nice and dry. They're well made and the medium seems to be a good size.
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,885
Posted By erda
Another trick is to use compressed air on the...

Another trick is to use compressed air on the locks and mechanisms after you've washed the car. Other wise as others have suggested, lock deicer, or a product called Lock-Eze if it is available.
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,145
Posted By erda
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By erda
K&L MC615R lift

Just wondering if anyone has or uses this lift. Is it made in the US or offshore? How is it for stability when raised?
I'm trying to decide between the K&L and the Handy SAM 1000.
Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By erda
Thanks for the info. What is the 'thickness'...

Thanks for the info.

What is the 'thickness' of the two-regular vs. light?
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By erda
Both the wife and I use them on our bikes. Nice...

Both the wife and I use them on our bikes. Nice thing is that the 'fit' closer to the bike than some of the other choices. They do have elastic straps in them, so we don't find that things fall...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,937
Posted By erda
Like everything else, there are tradeoffs! ...

Like everything else, there are tradeoffs!

The Nissan bottles are very good-hold heat for quite a while. The downside is that the outer stainless is lighter gauge so it tends to dent easier. I use...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By erda
Darien vs Darien Light

So, looking at getting a new jacket. What is the 'real' difference between these two models? I've read the descriptions, but don't have a clue what 500 denier and HT200 denier really means.:huh
...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,128
Posted By erda
Any pix of how you did this? Any issues of...

Any pix of how you did this? Any issues of getting it too tight?
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 146,218
Posted By erda
Heading out for a 3 day trip through Kananaskis,...

Heading out for a 3 day trip through Kananaskis, Banff, and Jasper. When I get back, I'll contact Halvarsson. Not sure how feasible it is to ship to Sweden from Canada for those repairs though.
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 146,218
Posted By erda
Thumbs down Well after a bit over a year of wearing my...

Well after a bit over a year of wearing my Halvarsson safety suit here is my report.

I'm not at all happy with the quality of the zippers, snaps, and sewing on the suit.

I've had the zipper...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,248
Posted By erda
Try these folks on ebay. No affiliation just a...

Try these folks on ebay. No affiliation just a happy customer!
...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,804
Posted By erda
In my 'un-scientific' observations of both...

In my 'un-scientific' observations of both motorcycles and bicycles, I would say that white helmets tend to be the most visible in both daylight and dusk/grey/overcast conditions.

Just curious as...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,326
Posted By erda
Another happy Warm'n Safe customer! When...

Another happy Warm'n Safe customer!

When it's cold out, I wear a stretchy fleece cycling vest over top to help keep it 'tight' against my body. I've also found that wearing a Moonstone windshirt...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,344
Posted By erda
Just need to point out that the new Olympus tough...

Just need to point out that the new Olympus tough cameras use SD cards. My 4 year old Oly tough has died-the lens cover will not open. Looking at the new Oly TG-1 and also the Panasonic DMC-TS4. The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,614
Posted By erda
Looked at the the new Norge at the bike show...

Looked at the the new Norge at the bike show earlier this winter. Favourably impressed! Too bad the dealerships in this part of the world are so sparse-and you couldn't pay me enough to go into the...
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