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Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 141,714
Posted By theothersean
keep a bug net and a pocket sized bug spray in...

keep a bug net and a pocket sized bug spray in your coat pocket or tank bag , as you never know when you will be road side dealing with a variety of situations and the black flys/skeeters can make...
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 141,714
Posted By theothersean
I also use the same for a bike cover and found...

I also use the same for a bike cover and found that the mini 6" bungie cords work well to keep it tight on the bike , I have one for each grommet hole , similar to the way the rope is in the pic ,...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 141,714
Posted By theothersean
I have the same pac, I cut off the belt strap ,...

I have the same pac, I cut off the belt strap , and use it for my cooking utensils, seasonings dish soap etc , as it fits perfectly inside my 2 piece cook pan like this one if you take out the...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 141,714
Posted By theothersean
I use cut out the back panel from a used tyvek...

I use cut out the back panel from a used tyvek painters coverall as a drop cloth in the vestibule of the tent to keep the grit out of the tent .
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By theothersean
the dual sport helmets are like the bikes them...

the dual sport helmets are like the bikes them selves ,
a full on sport bike corners better on pavement
a full on dirt bike is easier to handle off road
the dual sport brings the 2 ...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,506
Posted By theothersean
or you can get the army surplus canteen and cup...

or you can get the army surplus canteen and cup to do the same thing

...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,506
Posted By theothersean
you can get "canteen" cups like this that will...

you can get "canteen" cups like this that will fit on the bottom of a 32oz Nalgene bottle so it takes up 0 room in your kit assuming that you already have the bottle to carry water .
...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By theothersean
also , when you get back from the trip and things...

also , when you get back from the trip and things are particularly dirty or muddy , I use the tote as a prewash bucket for the stuff that goes in the washing machine to soak out the heavy dirt .
...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,107
Posted By theothersean
I use a big Rubbermaid tote, put the boots in a...

I use a big Rubbermaid tote, put the boots in a garbage bag when they are muddy ,

you can rinse it clean with a hose when it gets dusty .
and it can go in the back of the pick up even if...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By theothersean
add some sort of cam buckle straps inside so you...

add some sort of cam buckle straps inside so you can cinch down loose items when the box is not packed full , it will keep things from rattling around , and wearing holes in either the inside of...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,199
Posted By theothersean
I also pack my tarp in the top of one of the...

I also pack my tarp in the top of one of the panniers, and the poles get strapped across the back seat with my tent poles .

So that when we roll into camp and it is raining , the tarp is easy...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
kids roll up sled would work , that's what I...

kids roll up sled would work , that's what I used on the one I made
...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,199
Posted By theothersean
plus 1 on carrying just 1 pole , I can usually...

plus 1 on carrying just 1 pole , I can usually find at least 3 other tie off points , even if 1 of them is the bike . I got one of the nesting poles so it doesn't take up a lot of space , and...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By theothersean
I have had good luck with the highway toadz model...

I have had good luck with the highway toadz model Jacket , and I think the pants are horny toadz , there are stirrups that go under your boot to keep them from riding up . the jacket has a tuck...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-10-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,854
Posted By theothersean
I wish you were kidding

I wish you were kidding
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-10-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,854
Posted By theothersean
theothers are in , meat , bikes only , wed

theothers are in , meat , bikes only , wed
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
I have had success removing moisture from...

I have had success removing moisture from electronics putting them in a bowl of un cooked rice .
I dropped my phone in the toilet once .
and no we didn't cook that rice later, it got tossed out .
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
I was putting up posted signs my land (tyvek on...

I was putting up posted signs my land (tyvek on a roll type ) , I was using those metal circles you would nail tar paper down with. Cut them in quarters and used them on the 4 corners of each...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By theothersean
I clean with WD40 and 2 tooth brushes (handles...

I clean with WD40 and 2 tooth brushes (handles bolted together bristle heads touching each other bristle to bristle , AKA home made grunge brush)
you can buy wd40 by the gallon at a hardware store...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
don't forget about an internal strand of paracord...

don't forget about an internal strand of paracord , or in true McGuyver fashion , the tooth pick from your swiss army knife
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
you missed out on the "fart porn" too . ...

you missed out on the "fart porn" too .

chomp , chomp, chomp :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-29-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
I don't see the pinky out so it isn't the shocker

I don't see the pinky out so it isn't the shocker
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-26-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
Nice seeing everyone for the end of the camping...

Nice seeing everyone for the end of the camping season , thanks again for putting it together , seems to get better each year .



minute 1:23 for a "cup o cheese"

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Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 37,854
Posted By theothersean
I have ridden hatfield in the rain and it is a...

I have ridden hatfield in the rain and it is a butt clenching experience , especially on some of the switch backs that climb up a 2000ft hill with drop offs that are several hundred foot...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-20-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
definitely coming in the truck :D

definitely coming in the truck :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 37,854
Posted By theothersean
MAN , I could use a good camp fire story

MAN , I could use a good camp fire story
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
I did use the decaf :D , the regular wasn't that...

I did use the decaf :D , the regular wasn't that bad , it was Maxwell house .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By theothersean
Thanks again for the suggestions , I piecemealed...

Thanks again for the suggestions , I piecemealed a route together , took 23 all the way out , then went north between the finger lakes , spent the 1st night in Geneva at the top of Seneca lake . ...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 454,629
Posted By theothersean
On a road trip this past week , we got rained on...

On a road trip this past week , we got rained on a lot , my black leather riding gloves bled and turned my hands black . Hotel soap wasn't doing anything , so I lathered up with the bar soap , ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
fixt again again

fixt again again
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
For what it is worth , I have found that these...

For what it is worth , I have found that these type of camp outs have developed relationships faster than only riding on group rides .

The riding is nice to share with others , but during...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By theothersean
thanks, I'll look into some of this .

thanks, I'll look into some of this .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,311
Posted By theothersean
I just figured everyone would like to get in...

I just figured everyone would like to get in touch with their roots .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By theothersean
Need good roads Mass to Niagra Falls

Any non highway/interstate roads to hit up between mass and Niagara falls NY , preferably twistie pavement as we will be on the street bikes

I am well versed in the Massachusetts end of it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 20,164
Posted By theothersean
she might commit if she sees that fence :D

she might commit if she sees that fence :D
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By theothersean
I back tracked to 106 near louden , then hopped...

I back tracked to 106 near louden , then hopped on 393 to 89 1 exit to RT 13 down into Fitchburg and 31 to back roads home .
My boney ass is sore after spending the full day in the saddle .

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By theothersean
Just got home , 340miles for the day , Henry ,...

Just got home , 340miles for the day , Henry , thanks for leading me around , nice selection .

SO , here is the big story .

This morning heading north , Henry spotted the cop on the side of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By theothersean
as long as you can avoid the interstate , I'm...

as long as you can avoid the interstate , I'm sure we will have fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By theothersean
I'm easy , its nice to not be the ride leader...

I'm easy , its nice to not be the ride leader for a change .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By theothersean
According to rays website , if coming from...

According to rays website ,
if coming from the north , head south
if coming from the south , head north
if coming from the west , head east

how can you go wrong .

:lol3
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