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Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,619
Posted By OlyRider
SignalDynamics.com Works great!! When I...

SignalDynamics.com

Works great!! When I had a bulb problem after seven years, they replaced it for free!!! Didn't ask for it, and expected to pay, but they offered. Including free 2-day...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By OlyRider
BestRest products

My vote goes to David and the EZ air gauge. Years of use & abuse, and it just won't die! The gauge itself is very easy to read.

My favorite feature is the ability to air up or down without...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 742,157
Posted By OlyRider
Typically, Honda Bonus Bucks are a reduction in...

Typically, Honda Bonus Bucks are a reduction in the price of the bike, in this case $1,000. Rarely are they for farkles and clothing, but it does happen. However, this appears to be the former...a...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,610
Posted By OlyRider
I have two of the "wide-body" Kermits with...

I have two of the "wide-body" Kermits with extensions and cupholders. Never had a problem of any type except the amazing amount of curious concertgoers that constantly approach me at outdoor shows. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By OlyRider
Totally agree!! I'm pretty sure my Leatt brace...

Totally agree!! I'm pretty sure my Leatt brace saved my bacon three years ago when I whiskey-throttled my 800GS on a tight, rocky jeep trail. Even though I believe it is a great piece of gear...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By OlyRider
I parsed that as you put your shoulder pads on...

I parsed that as you put your shoulder pads on "over" your neck brace. Didn't understand that! Now I know what you meant.

I think "good" shoulder pads, like Forcefield, will be useful in more...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,889
Posted By OlyRider
The answer is "Who knows?" I broke my...

The answer is "Who knows?"

I broke my shoulder in three places last October in a fairly low speed "lay down" on the righ side. Not real slow, but I thought I would pick my 800GS up and ride away....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
Not me. My boss's bike. Sorry, wasn't clear...

Not me. My boss's bike. Sorry, wasn't clear about that! He asked me to post pictures so he could join the thread. The Pro-Taper bars are a very close match to stock. Except that they are 1 1/8...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
1200 miles to the "King of the Hammers!!"

Leaving Tuesday morning from Tacoma to head southeast of L. A. to check out the desert racing.

Made some mods to my '14 DL-1000. More to come later!

Added small "marker" lights on the side...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,221
Posted By OlyRider
My friend's Adventurized 700 DCT

This is a 2014 NC700X DCT in Tacoma, WA.

Dale, one of the owners of the Honda stores in Lakewood and Olympia, built this after doing the same thing to a six-speed 2013 NC700X a year earlier. He...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By OlyRider
That wasn't clear. I meant that it is not...

That wasn't clear. I meant that it is not intended to be an "outer" piece for moto riding. I would only use it as an underlayer "when riding".
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By OlyRider
Try it on before you buy!!!!!!! I have a...

Try it on before you buy!!!!!!!

I have a bunch of Klim stuff, including the Adventure Rally suit, but the fit is all over the place!!

The Inversion jacket would be one of my go-to pieces, but I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By OlyRider
I knew I had pictures somewhere! This is...

I knew I had pictures somewhere!


This is a bike I built using a wrecked 2002 Triumph Daytona as the "donor".

Screwy painted the bike, and I asked him about painting a helmet to match. He...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By OlyRider
OK, I'll bite. Name the judges (Plural...more...

OK, I'll bite. Name the judges (Plural...more one judge...you wrote "judges")

I've googled and can't find a record of this. And I'm _very_ anti-Inslee.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,374
Posted By OlyRider
And more "hidden" taxes courtesy of Inslee: ...

And more "hidden" taxes courtesy of Inslee:

Until a week ago, if you purchased a pre-owned vehicle with unexpired tabs, you could transfer the registration for $35. This is why sellers would...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By OlyRider
Me too! But I also have the RC two-piece, which...

Me too! But I also have the RC two-piece, which I haven't disconnected since I bought it 10 years ago. To me, the Transit/AD1combo was an unsuccessful attempt to buy style points. I wear the RC...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By OlyRider
painters

on your next visit to Olympia, go see Screwy at Screwydesigns.com.

Quite a character, and geat at his craft!

Tell him Dale and Vicki sent you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
Thanks for the correction! Not my bike, so I...

Thanks for the correction! Not my bike, so I wasn't aware of that. I guess what Jim and I discussed was "lost in translation". Maybe the switch was designed for the 650 ABS series, and there was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
Nope...it won't work

Jim (Eastern Beaver) and I have traded emails. Apparently, Suzuki changed the ABS system on the 2014 bike.

Unfortunately, the ABS cut-off switch Jim designed is not compatible with the new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By OlyRider
WABDR & Capos

I think Maddaddy would agree with me, since he is a top-tier off-road instructor, that preparation and practice is the key. You can do it!! The WABDR has been sucessfully ridden by all levels of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
Cry No joy there. The problem for me is that the...

No joy there. The problem for me is that the Eastern Beaver plug comes with male/female leads to interrupt the ABS signal. They write that the plugs to be interrupted are located by the positive...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 684,533
Posted By OlyRider
Need help, guys!! I'm having trouble wiring...

Need help, guys!!

I'm having trouble wiring the Eastern Beaver ABS shut-off switch for the bike.

All I can get so far is a complete shut-off when I hook up the wires. I read the instructions...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By OlyRider
sit-in

Almost always around!

Happy to oblige if you're over here.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By OlyRider
kermit

if you're going to be in Tacoma any time soon, PM me.

However, I have the wide body version. Didn't need it, but there is more wriggle room.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 45,738
Posted By OlyRider
I look back on 57 with fond memories! My...

I look back on 57 with fond memories!

My Russell Day-Long heated seat seems to circulate the most beneficial heat through my core. Warm buns are great on a cold day!!
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 45,738
Posted By OlyRider
Warm vs Cold

I've been totally content with all my Warm & Safe purchases.

But...I'm not looking for a "warm" sensation...just a "neutral" not-cold feeling.

In fact, I don't like the "warm" feeling when...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By OlyRider
btt

btt
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Erling, Take no offense, but please discuss...

Erling,

Take no offense, but please discuss this in the thread. I was going to PM you, but I figured others would be interested.

I looked at the product you chose. It seems to only have a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
My bad, Brian. I feel bad that I am responsible...

My bad, Brian. I feel bad that I am responsible for people feeliing this way. They should not, IMHO.

Now that I have had a week to mend,and reflect, I have decided that I am to blame entirely,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Thanks, Chet! :clap I think what "most"...

Thanks, Chet! :clap

I think what "most" inmates that read my post understood was I applied both front/rear brakes. Enough to lock the rear when I had to lay it down. The absence of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Hey Chet!! Good to hear from you!! Happy to...

Hey Chet!! Good to hear from you!! Happy to make arrangements to come see you in a couple of weeks. Still have to hide the Crown Royal Black on your estate grounds!

Can't quite remember which...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,663
Posted By OlyRider
Google can't find DJH in Kirkland. Could we...

Google can't find DJH in Kirkland.

Could we have a bigger clue?
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
I just got off the phone after talking with John...

I just got off the phone after talking with John at Rekluse.

He agrees that it is possible for the clutch to remain engaged after closing the throttle and then down-shifting. His suggestion, like...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Too much speed. My fault. My mistake. I...

Too much speed. My fault. My mistake.

I couldn't go left anywhere. Shallow culvert with basketball-sized rocks. Steep rocky "wall" where the road bed had been carved out. I would have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Hi Ebrabeak and Snowy! Yes, they did stop. ...

Hi Ebrabeak and Snowy!

Yes, they did stop. What happened next was almost funny. As in everyone but me laughs when I tell them.

I put the bike down on its right side. My speed was a little...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,643
Posted By OlyRider
Rekluse certainly isn't all that!

It was bound to happen....it was never "if", just "when". First time in my life I didn't finish a ride. Oh well..made it all the way to 62 before it happened.

Downhill right-hander on a gravel...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 72,366
Posted By OlyRider
It is...but I would rather have these repaired. ...

It is...but I would rather have these repaired. Etymotics doesn't do repairs. I assume it just needs a very small soldering iron (such as would be used on a circuit board), and a steady hand. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 72,366
Posted By OlyRider
Anybody here handy enough with a small soldering...

Anybody here handy enough with a small soldering iron to "fix" my Er6is? One of the wires is clearly broken at the connection point. Hate to toss them and find something else, when I like these so...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 221,389
Posted By OlyRider
Mosko Moto

what size, or sizes, MSR dromedaries work in the side pocket?

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,525
Posted By OlyRider
cable adjustment

As far as cable adjustment goes,when SOP Dirt-Rider installed my clutch, he put one nut above and another below the actuator arm. Standard procedure. I barely have one thread showing on the bottom. ...
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