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Forum: Equipment Today, 07:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,120
Posted By _cy_
how's about some off pavement action for 500+lb...

how's about some off pavement action for 500+lb R1200GS :rofl

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Forum: Equipment Today, 02:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,120
Posted By _cy_
lots of folks are in the same boat. extended slab...

lots of folks are in the same boat. extended slab duties needs a beast class bike to cruise comfortably at speed.

you can do it, but 650cc class bike are just not as comfortable at sustained...
Forum: Equipment Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,120
Posted By _cy_
glad you found a solution .. stubborn as I...

glad you found a solution ..

stubborn as I am, it took getting toasted on trail rides, dragging my ass after picking up my 375lb trail weight beast 4-5 times. while my buddies with their 210lb...
Forum: Equipment Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By _cy_
use maps to gps instead ..plot your route using...

use maps to gps instead ..plot your route using google maps, then generates a gpx file that you load into garmin via usb. much easier than basecamp, which is a pita to use.

any device with...
Forum: Equipment Today, 05:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,120
Posted By _cy_
now that is slick! no tree needed .. 4.3kg or...

now that is slick! no tree needed .. 4.3kg or 9.5lb

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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,120
Posted By _cy_
here's an old thread on rescue pulleys .. someone...

here's an old thread on rescue pulleys .. someone just re-released this setup.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=699790&page=14

you've heard it already .. but another vote for a...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By _cy_
my Roadcrafter does an excellent job for winter...

my Roadcrafter does an excellent job for winter .. one of the best cold/wet nasty conditions suits. but when temps go above 80f it's too hot for RC. that's when motoport mesh kevlar comes out.
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
right back at ya .. go fuck off! that's just...

right back at ya .. go fuck off!

that's just great .. you are in a job over your head .. some experienced techs jumps in .. you manage to insult everyone
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By _cy_
July 28, 2014 Surface Pro 3 problems...

July 28, 2014
Surface Pro 3 problems linger despite three firmware patches in a month...
Forum: Vendors 07-30-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,442
Posted By _cy_
a much needed product!!! is it possible to...

a much needed product!!!

is it possible to make one for airhead tanks .. R80G/S with 8.9gal tank
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By _cy_
this has been going on as in forever ... everyone...

this has been going on as in forever ... everyone is looking for one suit to do it all .. sorry it doesn't exist.
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By _cy_
locking def caps ...

locking def caps

http://www.todaystrucking.com/images/usr_270809151347_fuel-cap.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
you need to get your expectations in line with...

you need to get your expectations in line with reality ... NO one can guarantee another issue free 130k miles
parts wear .. parts break .. do your research and find out what typically breaks on...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By _cy_
yada .. yada .. yada .. what a bunch of nothing!!

yada .. yada .. yada .. what a bunch of nothing!!
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,593
Posted By _cy_
gotta admit Super Tenere 660/700 are sweet...

gotta admit Super Tenere 660/700 are sweet looking bikes! but weight wise at 400+ lbs dry is nothing to write home about.

especially when new DR650SE comes in at 366 lb dry .. KTM 690 is 305 lb...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By _cy_
right back at ya ... a lot of assumptions from...

right back at ya ... a lot of assumptions from someone that's never tried on both.
quit making crap up ... never said Roadcrafter or Darien had the same level of protection. what I said was they...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 82,607
Posted By _cy_
a whole 15 miles this spring for a photo shoot...

a whole 15 miles this spring for a photo shoot prop, no miles this summer .. sorry to admit the guilt of putting miles on such a low miles R90S has gotten to me. :rofl
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 238,397
Posted By _cy_
it's impossible for me to comment on your bike...

it's impossible for me to comment on your bike without detailed information.

it's easy to figure out if your Rec/Reg has problems .. measure volts at battery for idle and 3k rpm. note a depleted...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,593
Posted By _cy_
looking good on paper, but light weight is not...

looking good on paper, but light weight is not always the higest priority for motorcycle mfg. new BMW F800GSA, 505lb fueled weight is not exactly light. wonder where Yamaha Tenere 800 will end up...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By _cy_
motoport mesh kevlar is first rate gear!! ...

motoport mesh kevlar is first rate gear!! without question it's the most protective of all the fabric suits that I've tried so far. there's been many reports of folks crashing on mesh kevlar with...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 238,397
Posted By _cy_
Shorai sometimes uses both cylindrical 26650...

Shorai sometimes uses both cylindrical 26650 cells and flat cells. spec's are slightly different. with 55C (131f) operating temp .. you should be fine

here's A123 storage and operating temps for...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By _cy_
Atlantis 4 is waterproof leather and is much...

Atlantis 4 is waterproof leather and is much better in cold nasty conditions than motoport. which sucks in cold/wet conditions, but excels in hot humid conditions. both have their advantages and...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,593
Posted By _cy_
so far the winner is an old airhead introduced...

so far the winner is an old airhead introduced 1981 in USA.. at 800cc, no question it's a beast ... R80G/S with two simple mods .. LiFePO4 and lighter muffler drops about 23lb for a dry weight of...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 238,397
Posted By _cy_
if you meter is correct on the 1.9v as received,...

if you meter is correct on the 1.9v as received, you need to request a new battery. voltage as received should be about fully charged or 13.85v range assuming your battery has BMS.. despite...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 476
Posted By _cy_
the karcoma petcocks on R90S had been sitting for...

the karcoma petcocks on R90S had been sitting for 25+ years before I tore into them. some of the pot metal had corroded, just didn't feel good about re-using.

purchased two new petcocks for...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,593
Posted By _cy_
you've got to be kidding ... Super tenere trail...

you've got to be kidding ... Super tenere trail weight is about 575lb .. there is NO one that rides trail, that doesn't drop their bike.

just how many times can you pick up 575lb without blowing...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,384
Posted By _cy_
I love my motoport mesh kevlar, but your premise...

I love my motoport mesh kevlar, but your premise that leather's armour cannot be equal is wrong.

Atlantis 4 leather suit with CE rated armour is IMHO equal if not slightly more protective than my...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,076
Posted By _cy_
wore my Atlantis leather suit riding sand dunes...

wore my Atlantis leather suit riding sand dunes in the winter. but no way would wear leather during summer for dirt rides. way too hot!

motoport mesh kevlar .. all my friends wear pressure suits...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By _cy_
there is NO way Sidi will do anything after 3...

there is NO way Sidi will do anything after 3 years of hard use. especially when warranty is 1 year.

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http://www.motonation.com/repair_n_warranty.htm

LIMITED GUARANTEE: All warranties...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By _cy_
that would be me in Tulsa, OK .. 2 days ago was...

that would be me in Tulsa, OK .. 2 days ago was 100f with 59% humidity or feels like 110f+, yesterday was 97f with 60% humidity
motoport mesh kevlar works good for summer .. but sucks in winter.
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Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 238,397
Posted By _cy_
14.0v may not be optimal for AGM, but it will be...

14.0v may not be optimal for AGM, but it will be just fine if you use an external charger to bring AGM up to full occasionally. if you use up more AH than your put back in AGM, eventually any battery...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 356,443
Posted By _cy_
what an amazing build .. it's been four years .....

what an amazing build .. it's been four years .. sooo is your build better than a Super Enduro?

now I'm catching 950 SE fever too ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,880
Posted By _cy_
sorry about your crash and damages to your body...

sorry about your crash and damages to your body .. that said .. Pot is NOT worst than alcohol, which is clearly shown to be causes of accidents. pot is no where near as bad .. studies below back this...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By _cy_
bad quality control .. should not have come apart...

bad quality control .. should not have come apart period.
but don't expect any warranty after 3 years of hard use.
don't do it yourself, have it professionally glued and go on ...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,028
Posted By _cy_
all the analysis done by official agencies I've...

all the analysis done by official agencies I've been able to find so far has been light duty tanks failing. all the really bad explosions have so much force there's NO way energy within 150psi of air...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By _cy_
watch this .. video will explain basics which...

watch this .. video will explain basics which apply to hand change too

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Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By _cy_
this is what I've always done before starting...

this is what I've always done before starting engines down for years.

after fresh oil/filter, dropping pan to inspect for metal shavings, checking valve clearances, ignition gap, clear carb...
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,028
Posted By _cy_
thanks for bringing this up .. have never heard...

thanks for bringing this up .. have never heard of air tanks exploding at such low pressures. sure enough a google search brings up loads of blown up used tanks. strangely enough found a few new...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,028
Posted By _cy_
congrats!!! that's a hoss.. check fluid...

congrats!!! that's a hoss..

check fluid levels, wiring for frays and drain tank before starting up.
have a spray bottle of soapy water to check for leaks. a roll of teflon tape to reseat any...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,028
Posted By _cy_
that depends on who's got what in stock .. what...

that depends on who's got what in stock .. what you want is 220v motor, two stage compressor with a high as possible cfm rating. ignore the cfm ratings at 40psi, go by cfm at 125 psi or higher...
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