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Forum: Hacks 02-28-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,474
Posted By M-Cat
+1 on the back and core exercises, with maybe...

+1 on the back and core exercises, with maybe some focus on the hips and legs. You arms/shoulders should be alright, but they need to attach to an equally toned center to balance everything. Overall...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,445
Posted By M-Cat
...and forging a stack of pick-ax heads on your...

...and forging a stack of pick-ax heads on your sidecar on a busy street, with supplies carried by your sidecar, really meant something!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 334,858
Posted By M-Cat
I really like the rubbish containers i the...

I really like the rubbish containers i the background.
Really sets the mood.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By M-Cat
They actually seem brighter. The stock ones are...

They actually seem brighter. The stock ones are pretty sad.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By M-Cat
12v bulbs, 6v bike?

Changing turn signals on a KE100 with a 6v system.
Going from the oem units to smaller "bullet" style 12v signals.
I can't find any small 6v bulbs that will fit, and the 12v bulbs work... will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,431
Posted By M-Cat
What attribute makes a great ADV bike? The...

What attribute makes a great ADV bike?

The rider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By M-Cat
Ahhhh, Youtube! Thanks feathered!

Ahhhh, Youtube!

Thanks feathered!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By M-Cat
Charlie Brown motocross action

Not really sure where to post this...

You're A Good Sport, Charlie Brown

Anyone remember this? I saw it recently and it took me back to when I was a kid.
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,568
Posted By M-Cat
M-65 field jacket. IMO one of the best ever....

M-65 field jacket.
IMO one of the best ever. Cheap, easy to find, and almost looks like a fabric Trailmaster.
I bought a new one at the local surplus store for around $60. Not waterproof, but I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,275
Posted By M-Cat
Doesn't this cover most all KLRs anyway? :lol3

Doesn't this cover most all KLRs anyway?
:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 86,588
Posted By M-Cat
I heard a thump in the sitting room... ...

I heard a thump in the sitting room...
http://i1335.photobucket.com/albums/w673/nchftc/100_3357_zps0f208c8f.jpg (http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/nchftc/media/100_3357_zps0f208c8f.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16,727
Views: 10,273,572
Posted By M-Cat
Love this one!

Love this one!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,586
Posted By M-Cat
Hey, don't burn me, I didn't say that! I...

Hey, don't burn me, I didn't say that!

I liked On The Road
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 15,586
Posted By M-Cat
[QUOTE=KirkN;23160281]Read it. Hated it. What a...

[QUOTE=KirkN;23160281]Read it. Hated it. What a slog thru a lot of self-indulgence. And he treated his son pretty badly, too, IIRC.

+1
No offense intended to those who feel this book is...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,670
Posted By M-Cat
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,710
Posted By M-Cat
Cool bike! Great patina!

Cool bike!
Great patina!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,837
Posted By M-Cat
Meh. Great video! Everybody has style, not...

Meh.
Great video! Everybody has style, not everybody has taste.
Some of the bikes made me laugh and some made me cry, but I can respect anyone that decides to turn a wrench because they have a...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 334,858
Posted By M-Cat
The filter......that headlight.... the horror ...

The filter......that headlight....
the horror
the horror
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,901
Posted By M-Cat
+1! What a badass!

+1!
What a badass!
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,545
Posted By M-Cat
What a nice combo! Looks great!

What a nice combo! Looks great!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By M-Cat
Thanks guys! I wondered that, but the switch...

Thanks guys!
I wondered that, but the switch action is so heavy. I'm surprised it doesn't spin in the housing.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By M-Cat
Royal Enfield headlight switch ?

Okay, I give up.
I bought a R/E switch to use, because I think they look cool, but have no idea how it mounts. No though holes, threaded bosses (aside the terminals), and the lever itself comes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,448
Posted By M-Cat
FWIW, my Ural just has sticker-no stamping.

FWIW, my Ural just has sticker-no stamping.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,071
Posted By M-Cat
http://www.geekalerts.com/u/Star-Wars-Stormtrooper...

http://www.geekalerts.com/u/Star-Wars-Stormtrooper-Motorcycle-Suit.jpg[/QUOTE]

The nerd factor is definitely there, but this looks like it could be very functional if made of the proper materials....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 13,829
Posted By M-Cat
Good lord, so many opinions so many facts. Who...

Good lord, so many opinions so many facts. Who really cares?
Longevity? Engine-wise it's fuel injection. Hands down. Proper fuel/air ratios all the time, less wear on rings and cylinders. Start and...
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,643,997
Posted By M-Cat
http://i1335.photobucket.com/albums/w673/nchftc/NA...

http://i1335.photobucket.com/albums/w673/nchftc/NATHAN-PC/Pictures/2013-08-05/276_zpsc2eb98b5.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 12-09-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By M-Cat
Kind of over-sized, isn't it? Doesn't the stock...

Kind of over-sized, isn't it? Doesn't the stock head tube damper tighten it down enough?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16,727
Views: 10,273,572
Posted By M-Cat
But Brando rode a Triumph T-bird in the movie... ...

But Brando rode a Triumph T-bird in the movie...

Sorry, no girlie picture to add
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8,615
Views: 2,159,963
Posted By M-Cat
What size sprockets do those have?!? ...

What size sprockets do those have?!?
Considering those bikes are diesels, must be pretty torque-y!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,405
Posted By M-Cat
...so, getting rear-ended by a Dodge ram....that...

...so, getting rear-ended by a Dodge ram....that was my fault, and it could have been avoided?

Good to know.
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,938
Posted By M-Cat
Boots do matter, to be sure. I wonder if the...

Boots do matter, to be sure.
I wonder if the injuries would have been more/less severe had the accident involved a 400 pound dual-sport bike instead of an 800+ pound Harley.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By M-Cat
Pretty much like that, I've found. I try to rough...

Pretty much like that, I've found. I try to rough up the plastic and put multiple layers of primer on.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 892,465
Posted By M-Cat
Nice score. I thought it was a Dyna at first.

Nice score. I thought it was a Dyna at first.
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 296,589
Posted By M-Cat
It's cool that everybody seems to like this,...

It's cool that everybody seems to like this, but...

Why not just get an older 883? About the same weight, same basic idea for a bike. This isn't really groundbreaking. For years, the metric...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 334,858
Posted By M-Cat
I kinda like this. I would never ride it, but I...

I kinda like this.
I would never ride it, but I kinda like it.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16,727
Views: 10,273,572
Posted By M-Cat
...just to see it again... Beautiful! (The...

...just to see it again... Beautiful!
(The gal's not bad, either!)
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,993
Posted By M-Cat
Looks good. If it were mine, I would ditch...

Looks good.

If it were mine, I would ditch the side covers and get a brown leather seat, though.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7,528
Views: 3,527,949
Posted By M-Cat
Absolutely beautiful.

Absolutely beautiful.
Forum: The Garage 10-21-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 430,212
Posted By M-Cat
Used the gold foil from inside a pack of Camels...

Used the gold foil from inside a pack of Camels to "repair" a blown fuse on a buddy's Triumph when he found he didn't bring any spares.
I still can't believe it worked.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-21-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 47,490
Posted By M-Cat
Lots of good ideas here! I always like to keep...

Lots of good ideas here!
I always like to keep some a shop towel or two and few pairs of latex gloves in the tool kit as well. They don't take up much space, They silence loose bits, and helps to...
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