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Forum: Vendors 03-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 185,843
Posted By BillMoore
Same here... I recently upgraded from a Motorola...

Same here... I recently upgraded from a Motorola Bionic to a MotoX, and it showed up under My Apps in the store, and I was able to install it from there...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 172,776
Posted By BillMoore
Cleaned the garage today, and hauled a heaping...

Cleaned the garage today, and hauled a heaping pickup truck load of junk to the dump afterwards. Unbelievable what accumulates when you aren't paying attention...

:rofl
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,351
Posted By BillMoore
Yeah, you win! :rofl Sure is great how thin...

Yeah, you win! :rofl

Sure is great how thin lenses have gotten from when I was a kid wearing the coke bottle glasses (started wearing them at age 7, and that was over 4 decades ago)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 91,589
Views: 17,058,030
Posted By BillMoore
I agree. I have this one by Bajaworx (purchased...

I agree. I have this one by Bajaworx (purchased from ProCycle), and am really happy with it:

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w18/BillandRobbin/IMG_20140102_2032222491_zps131c0e2e.jpg

Works...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,863
Posted By BillMoore
I found the same thing. In the FX-39, I wore a...

I found the same thing. In the FX-39, I wore a medium, and it fit perfectly. In the FX-41 I'm wearing a large, and it is maybe just slightly too big, but so slightly that there is no way a medium...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,351
Posted By BillMoore
I have the progressive lenses from Costco, have...

I have the progressive lenses from Costco, have had them for about 3 months now. My previous glasses were the very expensive version from LensCrafters, and I really don't notice any difference.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 91,589
Views: 17,058,030
Posted By BillMoore
If the clutch switch fails, the bike won't even...

If the clutch switch fails, the bike won't even turn over. Since yours was turning over, that wasn't the problem.

My clutch switch lasted all of 3 months before it failed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,040
Posted By BillMoore
That hasn't happened in the 18 years I've lived...

That hasn't happened in the 18 years I've lived here... Winter yes, but not summer. We have definitely seen winters with that many consecutive cloudy/rainy days, but in the summer (counting summer...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 91,589
Views: 17,058,030
Posted By BillMoore
Weird, I have the Moose Racing handguards on my...

Weird, I have the Moose Racing handguards on my 2012, and don't have the extender spacers (I bought these a while back from Motorcycle Superstore, they spent a couple of years on the CRF230L, and...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
Mine does not touch, and the vent levers all work...

Mine does not touch, and the vent levers all work just fine.
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
Got my first ride in today with the FX-41, and...

Got my first ride in today with the FX-41, and liked it a lot! I rode without earplugs today, and I really don't notice it being any louder than the FX-39 it is replacing (although it might not be...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,863
Posted By BillMoore
Nice review! Mine came Thursday, and I really...

Nice review! Mine came Thursday, and I really like it. Will be doing my first ride in it today. Mine is the Frost Gray, and from looking at your pictures, I'm thinking the satin finish on the...
Forum: Vendors 01-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
If you glance down at your controls without...

If you glance down at your controls without tilting your head down, you will be looking through the bulge, but it doesn't obstruct your vision straight ahead. This is also true to some extent when...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
One additional thing I forgot to include... ...

One additional thing I forgot to include...

On the AFX FX-39, if you have the top vents closed, when you raise the shield, the top of the shield will catch on the vent controls and open the vents....
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
My helmet was delivered today, I love being just...

My helmet was delivered today, I love being just one state away from Atomic Moto - less than 24 hours from ship time to helmet in my hands! :D

First impressions:



I bought a large to...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
Thanks! I just placed my order for one in Frost...

Thanks! I just placed my order for one in Frost Gray. :D
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,527
Posted By BillMoore
The sample in your pics on the previous page, is...

The sample in your pics on the previous page, is that Frost Gray or Metallic Silver? It appears in the photo to be somewhere in between the two based on the official pictures.

Trying to figure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,593
Posted By BillMoore
Here's mine. 1979 Kawasaki KE100. Picture was...

Here's mine. 1979 Kawasaki KE100. Picture was taken around 1992.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w18/BillandRobbin/scan018_zps6b4717f3.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,704
Posted By BillMoore
Picked up a copy today at the smokey point cycle...

Picked up a copy today at the smokey point cycle barn, and watched it with my son this afternoon. Great movie!
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 55,384
Posted By BillMoore
With the new AFX FX-41DS available mid December...

With the new AFX FX-41DS available mid December with a street price of around $130, I'd say it isn't worth a penny more than the $99 price I paid for mine. I have both the Bilt and an AFX FX-39DS,...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,957
Posted By BillMoore
I have not, but my point was that when it is cold...

I have not, but my point was that when it is cold enough for "wet=dead" it is not that difficult to keep a sleeping bag dry. I don't venture onto snow on my bike on purpose, but have backpacked on...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,957
Posted By BillMoore
I've been backpacking when the temps were as low...

I've been backpacking when the temps were as low as 20 degrees (at 9000 ft), so yes if my down sleeping bag had truly gotten wet, that would have been a bad situation. Thing is... if it really is...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,957
Posted By BillMoore
Last summer on the WABDR my wife's down sleeping...

Last summer on the WABDR my wife's down sleeping bag fell off her bike and we didn't notice until many hours later. Camped that night at 5400' with a low of 45 degrees, we had to share my down...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By BillMoore
Just noticed your requirement to cruise at 75...

Just noticed your requirement to cruise at 75 MPH... that rules out the CRF230L. It has a top speed of about 75 with a tail wind, and really isn't comfortable much over 60 for extended periods of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By BillMoore
If you can find a used Honda CRF230L, they have a...

If you can find a used Honda CRF230L, they have a very low seat height at 31". My wife started out on one, and could easily flat foot both feet (she is 5'5"). She has since moved up to a KLX250S...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By BillMoore
These fold in half to a 4' length, so they easily...

These fold in half to a 4' length, so they easily stow in the cab of the truck. I'm not advocating doubling them up like I did, it definitely adds some weight. But a single pair is pretty light...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By BillMoore
I have both, and prefer the ITB for warmer temps...

I have both, and prefer the ITB for warmer temps and OTB for cooler or wet weather.
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By BillMoore
I ended up buying two sets and bolting them...

I ended up buying two sets and bolting them together into two really wide ramps to make loading super easy, and still ended up at less than the price of two of those ramps:
...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By BillMoore
I really don't see how those are any better than...

I really don't see how those are any better than the 7.5' long x 1' wide arched ones with 1000 lb capacity per ramp that I bought at Lowes for somewhere around $150 for a pair. Certainly not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,393
Posted By BillMoore
I'm 51, and I have it pretty bad in my right ear,...

I'm 51, and I have it pretty bad in my right ear, none in my left ear. I never really noticed it until last winter, when I got a rather bad ear infection in my right ear that pretty much made me...
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 41,473
Posted By BillMoore
Ordered another pair of these today from Brian at...

Ordered another pair of these today from Brian at Atomic-Moto, now my wife and I will have matching boots. :D
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By BillMoore
Awesome, thanks! Just placed an order for the...

Awesome, thanks! Just placed an order for the DR650 oil cooler guard and side stand foot pad! :D
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By BillMoore
There are links here to the exact part number: ...

There are links here to the exact part number:

http://drriders.com/topic4216.html
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By BillMoore
The FMF spark arrestor fits perfectly into the...

The FMF spark arrestor fits perfectly into the gsxr pipe, just need to shorten the pipe about 1/4" so it will fit inside the cover. The SA costs about $25 and keeps you legal since it has the FS...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By BillMoore
I'm 5'7" with a 30" inseam, and ride a DR650 with...

I'm 5'7" with a 30" inseam, and ride a DR650 with the factory lowering option. I can flat foot one foot, or touch toes down with both feet. At stock height, I had to lean the bike over to get one...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 164,326
Posted By BillMoore
There also is an AFX FX-55 coming, a modular that...

There also is an AFX FX-55 coming, a modular that looks interesting, but no reviews of it yet...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 16,155
Posted By BillMoore
Thanks! I submitted a complaint to the...

Thanks! I submitted a complaint to the manufacturer, but haven't heard anything back yet (submitted yesterday)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8,920
Views: 1,927,361
Posted By BillMoore
Thanks, I've always wondered what they were...

Thanks, I've always wondered what they were actually trying to accomplish... never tried contacting one though, and won't! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By BillMoore
And if you want to try something just a little...

And if you want to try something just a little bit more challenging (but not much) there are several forest roads that you can explore off the Mountain Loop Highway from the gravel section between...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,920
Views: 1,927,361
Posted By BillMoore
How do those scams work? Are they expecting...

How do those scams work? Are they expecting someone to be dumb enough to send them money sight unseen? What do they do if someone actually tries to arrange to see the bike?
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