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Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,579
Posted By Sethro303
We had the same policy at the shop I used to work...

We had the same policy at the shop I used to work at. It was a proactive policy to protect employees and, of course, the owners.
If you were caught riding without a helmet while riding in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Sethro303
I can see that. After a few too many nips on the...

I can see that. After a few too many nips on the ole Fireball, the helinox can get a bit difficult to get out of.


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Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By Sethro303
That Motion Pro trail tool and Leatherman Wave...

That Motion Pro trail tool and Leatherman Wave are exactly what I carry at all times.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Sethro303
Sorry, no Kermit Chair. I have one of these...

Sorry, no Kermit Chair. I have one of these (http://www.helinox.com/chair-one.php).
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Sethro303
Didn't forget about them, just never seen them in...

Didn't forget about them, just never seen them in person. I was thinking about those before I bought my Kreigas, but they weren't in production and I needed a solution. But the Altrider is a better...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By Sethro303
The biggest thing when considering rackless...

The biggest thing when considering rackless saddlebags is where they are going to rest when mounted.

Kriega bags are nice and I have the Overlander 30 setup, but they may not fit your NX650 very...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,641
Posted By Sethro303
I bet you could sell everything on eBay. ...

I bet you could sell everything on eBay.


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Forum: The Garage 11-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,641
Posted By Sethro303
6.5l GM diesels are not powerhouses. Test drive...

6.5l GM diesels are not powerhouses. Test drive it up a grade and then realize you will add 2000lbs of extra stuff in it.

I'm sure that you could remove the bench and squeeze 3 bike inside, with...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,284
Posted By Sethro303
I have driven 2 out of 4 of those cars you...

I have driven 2 out of 4 of those cars you initially mentioned.

Versa - Got it as a rental (Hatchback with auto trans). Drove about 500 miles around California for business. Good MPG, but...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By Sethro303
No it does not. The cap itself has a nipple for...

No it does not. The cap itself has a nipple for the vent line, like most MX bikes have. You can either plug your stock vent line into the cap or run a short piece of hose with a billet breather...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,966
Posted By Sethro303
No. Rales is not always associated with death....

No. Rales is not always associated with death. Agonal Respirations are what you are thinking of.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,004
Posted By Sethro303
The more expensive the part is you break, the...

The more expensive the part is you break, the more valuable the lesson you learn.


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Forum: Face plant 10-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,966
Posted By Sethro303
Maddiedog, you hit the nail on the head. You...

Maddiedog, you hit the nail on the head. You don't need to be a licensed medical professional to use common sense.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,004
Posted By Sethro303
So here is lesson number one when dealing with...

So here is lesson number one when dealing with Service Manuals from manufacturers. In most cases, you do not need to purchase the tools from the manufacturer. Your local hardware, auto parts or moto...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,004
Posted By Sethro303
European.......I think you mean Metric. The...

European.......I think you mean Metric.

The craftsman tools above are good. Stay away from cheap tools sets like harbor freight. They are junk.



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,004
Posted By Sethro303
Moto Maintenance

Congrats on the new purchase.

Some bikes are easier than others to maintain. I would suggest ordering a factory service manual for your machine. Factory service manuals can be difficult to follow...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
He was the one manufacturing them right? ...

He was the one manufacturing them right?


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Forum: Face plant 10-15-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,966
Posted By Sethro303
Whoa, slow down there Super Wilderness First...

Whoa, slow down there Super Wilderness First Responder Man:pynd The OP was just riding along and came across this Tennessee Goat Rope. Luckily he decided to stop and help, otherwise the people on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
Call the guy from http://brmoto.com/contact

Call the guy from http://brmoto.com/contact
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Sethro303
Did Stevenson to Nighthawk in 2.5 days last year....

Did Stevenson to Nighthawk in 2.5 days last year. You could definitely add some more seat time and get it done in 2. Camping in the Wenas would give you a fresh start for the rough stuff between...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,689
Posted By Sethro303
I zoomed in on the pics and can't see any...

I zoomed in on the pics and can't see any manufacturer mark or chain size. What brand/size chain did you get?



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Forum: The Garage 10-06-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,656
Posted By Sethro303
That is either: A-A perfect testament to the...

That is either:

A-A perfect testament to the strength of a helicoil

Or

B-Going to really bother me the next time I fly


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,135
Posted By Sethro303
Jeff and Shelly - A HUGE thanks to you both for...

Jeff and Shelly - A HUGE thanks to you both for being such amazing hosts! You guys live in riding nirvana!

It was nice to put names with faces. Everybody there was so much fun to BS with. The guys...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By Sethro303
She's a keeper!!! Sent from my iPhone...

She's a keeper!!!



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Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 1,034,390
Posted By Sethro303
I have he Motion Pro multi tool and it stays on...

I have he Motion Pro multi tool and it stays on the bike at all times. I have used it for 4 years with no issues for small repairs, loose bolts/screws etc. never had to do major repairs with it, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Sethro303
New Eastern WA BMW Dealer

So I was in buying some parts the other day and noticed that Eastern WA is getting a new BMW Moto dealer.

Desert Valley Powersports in Prosser, WA will be a BMW dealer "soon". I talked with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By Sethro303
Heat shields make quite the rattle if they aren't...

Heat shields make quite the rattle if they aren't on tight enough


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Forum: The Garage 09-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,580
Posted By Sethro303
I slide the nut into the hole, get the bolt into...

I slide the nut into the hole, get the bolt into the cable and use a dental pick to lift up the nut until the bolt threads bite.


I do like the vacuum tubing idea.


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Forum: Americas 09-19-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Sethro303
Very interesting. I have never seen a green...

Very interesting. I have never seen a green handle gasoline pump. Not saying they don't exist, but in my travels I have never came across one.




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Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By Sethro303
Just Remember......GREEN HANDLE!!

Just Remember......GREEN HANDLE!!
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,966
Posted By Sethro303
Maddiedog- you nailed it. Of course it would have...

Maddiedog- you nailed it. Of course it would have been best to send a group of the leather clad warriors down the road to call 911, but that aside you did a very good job.
Good Sam laws are out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By Sethro303
Thanks for the info Mike! I will start...

Thanks for the info Mike!

I will start practicing my rain dance........
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By Sethro303
The water looks deeper than when we crossed in...

The water looks deeper than when we crossed in late June.
Nice vid


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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
Same here. I wanted to stay away from the bulk of...

Same here. I wanted to stay away from the bulk of rear racks. I just can't have a bag that sticks out wider than my bars, doesn't work too well in the trees.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
I agree on mixing and matching. I was unable to...

I agree on mixing and matching. I was unable to find the perfect luggage when I was looking, so I went with the Kriega Overlander 30, an Ortlieb 49l Moto Rack Pack dry duffel and a Wolfman Enduro...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,433
Posted By Sethro303
My wife and I actually discussed this the other...

My wife and I actually discussed this the other day. She is a travel agent and sells trip insurance. Most of the time it is for large vacation packages, but she also has a plan available to her that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
Bag is not plastic, it's textile. I do have...

Bag is not plastic, it's textile.

I do have to agree, it is risky running any luggage too close to the stock exhaust system. I did it with a heat shield and got away with it, but YMMV.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
I mounted mine with stock exhaust at first. I...

I mounted mine with stock exhaust at first. I made a heat shield that went in between the stock exhaust and the fender just to be on the safe side, and there was some heat transfer, but not enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 679,625
Posted By Sethro303
KTM 690 luggage & rack thread

Kriega Overlander 30 works pretty well on the 690. I have not tried any other systems, but after seeing it on a KTM 520, I went with the kriegas.
The strap that goes over the seat is far enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19,710
Views: 2,274,699
Posted By Sethro303
For the LED turn signals, go to Napa and buy a...

For the LED turn signals, go to Napa and buy a $30 solid state electronic flasher. Very common due to most motorcycles not coming with solid state flashers from the factory.


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