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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Aye on the smoke - I carry eye drops :eek1 and...

Aye on the smoke - I carry eye drops :eek1 and water :lol3

Will have to see how it plays out as I turn east. Time for bed.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Matt fe2o3
When I had my Conti issue I actually had to go to...

When I had my Conti issue I actually had to go to Conti in Germany for a referral to anyone that would assist. To their credit they did reply and put me onto:

Janet DeCandia
Continental Tire the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Thanks for the tips! I took that road to Virginia...

Thanks for the tips! I took that road to Virginia City from the Mount Rose 395 junction to whatever it is, right after the new paving job, what a hoot of a ride up the hill!

Tomorrow a long day -...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Matt fe2o3
OP, sorry to hear this. Will keep eyes peeled.

OP, sorry to hear this. Will keep eyes peeled.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Matt fe2o3
OP - the days of high end nice vinyl are upon us....

OP - the days of high end nice vinyl are upon us. There is absolutely fantastic stuff out there - plenty of patterns, shapes and styles.

Kitchen and dining room - why not bamboo?
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,611
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I think they are swamped. I have an...

I think they are swamped.

I have an original RC almost a year old and the velcro on the front pockets are falling out and some of the sleeve/cuff sewing is coming undone, and of course would like...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Matt fe2o3
We put Kahrs(?) cherry floors in our bathrooms a...

We put Kahrs(?) cherry floors in our bathrooms a few houses ago.

What we found out immediately is the bath mats retained moisture and that moisture crossed through the OEM clear coat on the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Bump for route swap.

Bump for route swap.
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I put the 150 rear / 110 front of the Road Attack...

I put the 150 rear / 110 front of the Road Attack 2 on my Caponord. I stripped them off within 600 miles, they are still sitting in my garage. Can't even give them away.

Nasty tires, thin...
Forum: The Garage 09-16-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well stones may be thrown at me, I had had the...

Well stones may be thrown at me, I had had the same discussions and I have been told that there is no meaningful difference using them with exception that for MAF cleaning the can specifically need...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I just bought a 3D604 last night. Will report on...

I just bought a 3D604 last night. Will report on how it performs / suits me.

Edit - thanks to OP for the 3D603 review - here is the link to my 3D604 in case anyone wants to compare...
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Ahh so, sorry guys, side plate I use calipers to...

Ahh so, sorry guys, side plate I use calipers to match as close as I can to other links. I will edit above post but leave the install pic.
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Matt fe2o3
DID 525 ZVM-X links have a different flare than...

DID 525 ZVM-X links have a different flare than the normal.

http://www.didchain.com/chain-inst_100-3.jpg

Edit: I use my Motion Pro PBR tool and it flares them just fine, slow and steady. I use...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-13-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I buy travel insurance every time we leave the...

I buy travel insurance every time we leave the States even though our insurance covers us anywhere.

The outfit I use is: https://www.medexassist.com/Default.aspx?gclid%3dcpqcm7dt3cacfrrhfgodz7uavq...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Road Ride - SF to Ebbets, Monitor, Reno & idunno - 9/22 - 9/24

Route change:

Anyone that want to ride, all, part or meet-up:

Mon 9/22 - starting in the SF area and running up to Gualala on 9/22 early AM, cutting over to either Boonville Rd or the 20, and...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Fill it with oil, top of the air -a true GS...

Fill it with oil, top of the air -a true GS :lol3:lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Good meet. Nice to see everyone.:freaky

Good meet. Nice to see everyone.:freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Nothing like new shoes to make you feel better....

Nothing like new shoes to make you feel better. That said your tire does not look horrible. Worn yes, but miles left I would think you could run 6/800 highway miles on it if you had to.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Try AF1 racing in Austin or New Braunfels ...

Try AF1 racing in Austin or New Braunfels

http://www.af1racing.com/store/Scripts/contactUs.asp

They should be able to hook you up with Anakees or Tourances from stock. You run the same tires as...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Yup that's the one, San Pablo. Yr pm noted...

Yup that's the one, San Pablo.

Yr pm noted cheers, cool, goblin slayer will stay in castle to practice so I can have a beer or three.

Have a coworker that rode Africa / S.America coming to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 111,439
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Hey Kevan, WTF you get a new bike? See you...

Hey Kevan, WTF you get a new bike? See you Tuesday.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Still the 9th or 10th? This is the Berkeley...

Still the 9th or 10th?

This is the Berkeley Lanesplitters on San Pablo, not the North Oakland one on Telegraph, right?

Cheers.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Greywolf - napa

GW, chime in that you and the girls are OK!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
A+ for the Contour. Lane splitting 880 through...

A+ for the Contour. Lane splitting 880 through Berkeley is not for the faint of heart.
Forum: The Garage 07-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Great information - that puts the parts and brand...

Great information - that puts the parts and brand components right up front. I will check it out!
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Thanks for the good info guys. I do want to try...

Thanks for the good info guys. I do want to try to keep it fairly compact. the Fire Supression service for C02 filling is perfect, I did not even make that conenction. Simple enough there.

I...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Searching for Man Cave Keg (CO2) Solutions

So with all the forums' grand experience, I am seriously looking at a keg system, reefer and tap with C02. 15.5 Gal keg.

I can't bear to do it the Amazon cheap way without some guidance and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I'm in for the 9th. For sure the left overs in...

I'm in for the 9th. For sure the left overs in the keg will have turned by then :rofl
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Sounds fun Jenn! I grew up in that neighborhood....

Sounds fun Jenn! I grew up in that neighborhood. Since I moved along property values have soared :lol3

Alas, we have a kegger (Line 51) with crawfish, shrimp and moo-moo items going on down the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,785
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I will be happy to flake out on you lifting a...

I will be happy to flake out on you lifting a couch up four flights of stairs and have a contemporary reference too :lol3:lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,785
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Hey GW, you moved fast. Congrats.

Hey GW, you moved fast. Congrats.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Good luck with that. Make sure you don't end up...

Good luck with that. Make sure you don't end up in the bottom of a dry well with someone yelling down "put on the lotion" over and over again. :lol3 The folks you are looking for make Norman Bates...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,991
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well OP, I got a hundred pounds on you, same size...

Well OP, I got a hundred pounds on you, same size foot and I'm not particularly fat footed. I'm wearing Aplinestar scouts and they have όber room to cinch up. Especially on the lowest buckle. They...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Well, the bad news is new shift has me working...

Well, the bad news is new shift has me working Sat through Tues nights.

Good news is if you FF's plan on Tuesdays you never have to see me :lol3, at least through Sept. I can make the Wed meets,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Wells Fargo in the nicer parts of town will...

Wells Fargo in the nicer parts of town will probably have a currency desk. Rates about the same as BofA, problem is BofA has to order it in. Just call around.
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By Matt fe2o3
So last night, early this am really, riding home...

So last night, early this am really, riding home from work I was thinking about the positioning, as I had the ultimate sweet spot once on my madstad, then I screwed with it and I have not got it...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 75,044
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Mine is fine, relay wired - over a year of use,...

Mine is fine, relay wired - over a year of use, couple things would be more-better:

1). Some kind of pre-charge,it takes a half second to make noise. Instant would be better and I would gladly...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,587
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I wear a one piece stich. Sometimes I wish I had...

I wear a one piece stich. Sometimes I wish I had a two piece, but overall I am pretty happy with the 1pc traditional Roadcrafter. Plenty of folks I know like the two piece. I can suit up in seconds...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By Matt fe2o3
I have a madstad on my Caponord, similar enough...

I have a madstad on my Caponord, similar enough to the Vstrom. You are going to have to fiddle with the Madstad to get correct position.

Unless something has changed its bolts and screw, no super...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 111,165
Posted By Matt fe2o3
Sounds great - my work day ended at 5am and back...

Sounds great - my work day ended at 5am and back at it. Next month perhaps.
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