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Forum: Face plant 08-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,822
Posted By reepicheep
You can't escape this scenario in all...

You can't escape this scenario in all circumstances, but you can in some. I did it once when a car was coming up behind me while I was waiting to make a left turn.

I saw them coming quickly,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 80,777
Posted By reepicheep
Regb...

RegB... carve out some time and poke around here:
http://www.newark.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Search?st=fpc&catalogId=15003&categoryId=800000006608&langId=-1&storeId=10194

You might be able...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 80,777
Posted By reepicheep
Screens too thick.

A friend gave me an old "dead digitizer" Zumo 450, and I have gone through a lot of misery but finally got it working.

The first replacement screen did not come with the tape. Grrr. So I used...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,636
Posted By reepicheep
Not if they did their job right. One MOSFET...

Not if they did their job right. One MOSFET properly configured to run in saturation mode (only full on or full off) will dissipate virtually no power by itself, it will just pass through current. ...
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,238
Posted By reepicheep
Note to Schweetz... even when you can slide a...

Note to Schweetz... even when you can slide a little bike around (I have a KDX-200) pretty much at will in the dirt, sliding a big bike around is pretty much a crapshoot. A good skill to have when...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,636
Posted By reepicheep
Just stumbled on this thread... I'm on "rev...

Just stumbled on this thread...

I'm on "rev 4" of a design for a cartridge heater controller now that uses PWM, but does so based on a closed loop temperature sensor. Its all micro controller...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 430,619
Posted By reepicheep
Very enjoyable report! Derek pointed all us...

Very enjoyable report! Derek pointed all us Radian lurkers to this thread, I'm sure I'm not the only one really enjoying following it.

I'm on the bike after the bike after the bike after the...
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,596
Posted By reepicheep
I had a friend whose family was in a car...

I had a friend whose family was in a car accident, and used a chiropractor for treatment guidance. The chiropractor made FAR more out of the deal than the family did.

I started with a local...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,198
Posted By reepicheep
Dusting off an old thread... How'd it turn out? ...

Dusting off an old thread... How'd it turn out? I'm doing a cafe conversion on a 78 KZ-400 now. Mine does not have those cam "shells". I wonder if those are stock, or if they were a repair for a...
Forum: Face plant 10-30-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,897
Posted By reepicheep
Had a fractured pelvis (bottom of it) as a result...

Had a fractured pelvis (bottom of it) as a result of "assault by corolla", so I can share my experience with that part of it.

The prescription for it is more or less "sucks to be you". For the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 209,551
Posted By reepicheep
I'll post the track map tonight, I have to hook...

I'll post the track map tonight, I have to hook up the laptop to the GPS which is out on the bike in the parking lot.

I finally (after a LOT of searching out of hidden and non obvious settings)...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 209,551
Posted By reepicheep
Here is the route, just for laughs. Google maps...

Here is the route, just for laughs. Google maps "point to point" time? About 3 hours. Garmins estimate of my "fairly direct but taking every goat trail and twisty bit I can find between point A...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,738
Views: 209,551
Posted By reepicheep
The goat trails were fun... including the pickup...

The goat trails were fun... including the pickup truck throwing bales of hay at us. It's a rural Ohio airfence, they must have thought we were getting sketchy on the gravel. ;)

That last...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,416
Posted By reepicheep
Thank you for sharing, what an encouragement! ...

Thank you for sharing, what an encouragement!

I had the honor of helping with the delivery of this bike to the AMA hall of fame... Read "Riding the Edge" and "Riding the Ice", you have a kindred...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,647
Posted By reepicheep
Garmins licensing and DRM will be what kills...

Garmins licensing and DRM will be what kills them... not because the software costs money, just because the DRM makes the software not work.

I have several Quests laying around (I picked up some...
Forum: Face plant 07-09-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,909
Posted By reepicheep
Seems like the reasonable causal chain of events...

Seems like the reasonable causal chain of events would require another step...

1) Bead not quite seated...
2) Unseated bead causes air leak... (perhaps slow, perhaps catastrophic)
3) Loss of air...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,587
Posted By reepicheep
When a Corolla killed my Uly, USAA settled...

When a Corolla killed my Uly, USAA settled quickly for the property damage. We are still working on the medical, I am waiting to make sure nothing pops up before I settle.
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,695
Posted By reepicheep
I got clobbered on my Uly by a USAA insured...

I got clobbered on my Uly by a USAA insured driver that was cleary and unambiguously at fault. My insurance is NOT through USAA. I did not make my insurance pay for the damage, I worked directly...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,252
Posted By reepicheep
Thanks for the reminder...

I appreciate you getting that on video and taking the trouble to post it. When I trail ride or street ride, I try really hard to not out run my site lines. The result is that most of the time feel...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By reepicheep
I tried lots of things (not as radical as the 80...

I tried lots of things (not as radical as the 80 grit on the orbital sander) and it didn;t help.

The EBR 6mm rotor and new mounting kit fixed it up, and it's smooth as silk, and has remained that...
Forum: Face plant 09-23-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,147
Posted By reepicheep
FWIW, when I got clocked by an at fault driver in...

FWIW, when I got clocked by an at fault driver in a Corolla, USAA (her insurance company) paid retail -20% for all my damaged gear (even slightly damaged). I gave them an itemized list with detailed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By reepicheep
Kudos to the driver of the oncoming car for...

Kudos to the driver of the oncoming car for keeping it together and not killing another rider. If you look at it frame by frame, that van (or whatever) was at about a 40 degree angle sideways as a...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,215
Posted By reepicheep
Careful with the ECM Spy and the EBR ECM. By...

Careful with the ECM Spy and the EBR ECM. By most accounts, the EBR ECM is perfect already, but I suspect you would need a TPS reset... don't know if that is safe with ECM Spy or not. I don't think...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,037
Posted By reepicheep
Yay for me! I worked my way up the chain of...

Yay for me!

I worked my way up the chain of more aggressive DVD repairs... Car wax, Novus #2, Rain-X, etc. Of all of them, I'd recommend using the "smear it with a bananna" approach... it failed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,037
Posted By reepicheep
I verified what disks I have... I have working...

I verified what disks I have... I have working DVD's for City Navigator North America NT V8, and City Navigator North America 2008 (not NT). If those will help somebody else stuck in this same boat,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-31-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,037
Posted By reepicheep
Garmin City Navigator V8... need ISO image

First, I did try searching. Maybe badly, as I can't search on anything that includes DVD without that term being dropped, but I did try searching.

Secondly, this isn't what it sounds like...
...
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,497
Posted By reepicheep
No ibuprofen, acetaminophen only, when you have a...

No ibuprofen, acetaminophen only, when you have a broken bone. The anti-inflammatory interferes with bone healing, especially early on.
Forum: Face plant 02-03-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,218
Posted By reepicheep
Hmmm... 10cm = about 4 inches. A big bump for...

Hmmm... 10cm = about 4 inches. A big bump for sure, but something in the range where I would expect I could unweight the seat, grit my teeth, and bang over. Then proceed to a stop and see if I blew...
Forum: Face plant 11-24-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,193
Posted By reepicheep
No joke, I decided I needed a lighter dirt bike...

No joke, I decided I needed a lighter dirt bike during the 20 minutes in the MRI machine staring up at that big GE meatball logo.

Sold the KLR-250, bought a KDX-200, and couldn't be happier. I...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,514
Posted By reepicheep
On my KDX, I just use ATF type F in the...

On my KDX, I just use ATF type F in the transmission, and make sure I don't fix the slow leak from the output shaft seal. Works like a charm. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 08-10-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By reepicheep
The first step in the battle is to look where you...

The first step in the battle is to look where you want to go, because you go where you look. Target fixate on your escape path and the rest will go a LOT easier.

Likewise, never outride you sight...
Forum: Face plant 07-11-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,915
Posted By reepicheep
Buell XB's have the sidestand designed such that...

Buell XB's have the sidestand designed such that it will always contact and retract when you are moving. You hear it and feel it, but it doesn't upset the bike, even when jumping off the sidewalk...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 931,093
Posted By reepicheep
I'm in Lebanon Ohio (near Dayton and Cincinnati)...

I'm in Lebanon Ohio (near Dayton and Cincinnati) and somebody interested in trying the bike is welcome to come and sit on mine. If you don't look like an idiot, you are welcome to ride it as well.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,356
Posted By reepicheep
Truth be told... the dirty stuff works a lot...

Truth be told... the dirty stuff works a lot better with a KDX-200 parked next to the Uly. That's what I did. A friend has a nicely sorted one for $1600 or so in the garage next door... that isn't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,620
Posted By reepicheep
See if this helps... ...

See if this helps...

http://www.kilgallons.com/documents/QuestMount.pdf

If you don't have the regulator, no big deal, $10 in parts from Radio shack and you are good to go, or it's easy to find...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By reepicheep
I've repaired it several times, it gets worse to...

I've repaired it several times, it gets worse to repair each time.

Now I just use the external antenna.

You don't have to seal it off, it's sealed already on the inside.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,356
Posted By reepicheep
Sounds perfect, that's what I hoped. The KX-60...

Sounds perfect, that's what I hoped. The KX-60 with the aftermarket exhaust isn't much louder then a XR-50... a little louder up close, but doesn't seem to carry as far, so once you are 100 feet...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,356
Posted By reepicheep
I almost have the 10 year old's KX-60 converted...

I almost have the 10 year old's KX-60 converted to a decent enduro bike... but have one more question.

It has a quieter aftermarket exhaust (thank God, that stock exhaust is beyond obnoxious) but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 21,022
Posted By reepicheep
I realize the original poster made the call...

I realize the original poster made the call already, but this is a great thread to answer a question I had (and answered) last year (without the benefit of this thread).

It came to me, after about...
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,784
Posted By reepicheep
I am not a doctor, but for what it is worth, my...

I am not a doctor, but for what it is worth, my first (and last) woods ride in MX boots resulted in a torn ACL in my knee. Nothing dramatic, just trying to wrestle a KLR-250 and make it point back...
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