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Forum: The Garage Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,555
Posted By Maggot12
55 each here.. 180 if bringing the bike in. ...

55 each here.. 180 if bringing the bike in.

Recently bought a changer and balancer, and will probably charge 20-25 a tire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Maggot12
Bought and sold many bikes... Have always went...

Bought and sold many bikes... Have always went with gut feeling.

Have bike in driveway as you showed in the ad. Test rides depending on a bunch of stuff, again gut feeling and how the discussion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:37 AM
Replies: 38,315
Views: 10,164,408
Posted By Maggot12
I think VW owns Audi.. But if they both suck, I...

I think VW owns Audi.. But if they both suck, I guess it doesn't matter who owns who.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Maggot12
I had a friend killed in a motorcycle acident. ...

I had a friend killed in a motorcycle acident. The first few days afterwards I though about giving it up and my wife and kids shared a some conversations about it.

I also talked to my friends...
Forum: Equipment Today, 03:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,520
Posted By Maggot12
Headlamp... FYI One of my headlamps has a...

Headlamp... FYI

One of my headlamps has a green and red light on it as well as the clear. While it makes the light a little heavier, the red or green helps with looking for things and still...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 290,653
Posted By Maggot12
cool shots

cool shots
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Maggot12
May be able to find a donar bike though...

May be able to find a donar bike though...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,790
Posted By Maggot12
I like riding alone... rode 350kms yesterday and...

I like riding alone... rode 350kms yesterday and was never further than 45 minutes from the house.

Clears my head much better and like therapy when riding backroads alone.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38,315
Views: 10,164,408
Posted By Maggot12
Watched a couple motard races and they all stuck...

Watched a couple motard races and they all stuck their foot out like that. From what I gather, with the high ground clearance of the bike you get more lean with the foot out as opposed to the knee...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 404
Posted By Maggot12
I recently purchased a used coats 220 changer and...

I recently purchased a used coats 220 changer and the guy gave me 4 bottles of tire lube. Each jar is about the size of my fist. Worked pretty good the coupel times I used it. Also added some liquid...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7,306
Views: 2,991,367
Posted By Maggot12
Don't see one, but probably for good luck...

Don't see one, but probably for good luck...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,520
Posted By Maggot12
i take a Gerber multitool in the tankbag, along...

i take a Gerber multitool in the tankbag, along with a fixed blade to cleaning trout and cutting steak. I bring a long a small hatchet as well.

I usually got two flashlights with me. Both are...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Maggot12
Even with the giant loop above i'd still attach a...

Even with the giant loop above i'd still attach a small trunk or pelican case to give me a more secure/safe place for electronics, camera, tablet etc.
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Maggot12
Giant loop... ...

Giant loop...
http://www.dirtrider.com/files/2012/01/39799998-640x480.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Maggot12
120mm width by 60% would be a 72 mm sidewall. ...

120mm width by 60% would be a 72 mm sidewall.
120mm width by 70% would be an 84 mm sidewall. So a 12mm different in tire height.

Not a big deal, but they should have put the same size on if in...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 96,851
Posted By Maggot12
Booze in a fuel bottle, and fuel in a water...

Booze in a fuel bottle, and fuel in a water bottle. :huh

I don't get the concept either. Sounds like he's promoting the problem that he speaks of.

I keep water in a water bottle, fuel in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By Maggot12
Had one a 650 strom and it made a noticeable...

Had one a 650 strom and it made a noticeable difference. No track proof or anything like that, but more solid front end and no wobbly feel going over road cracks or curb areas.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 96,851
Posted By Maggot12
I keep the rum in the bottle it came in.....:dunno

I keep the rum in the bottle it came in.....:dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,991
Posted By Maggot12
If the hiker looked like that and i had an extra...

If the hiker looked like that and i had an extra helmet, sure..

Be sure to tell her that a ride with a single female passenger has an unwritten rule that a reach around is part of the deal..
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,133
Posted By Maggot12
The bikes you're thinking of replacing it with...

The bikes you're thinking of replacing it with are still too heavy. Get a DR650 or similar if off is to be enjoyed.
Or keep the bike and take easy on the rough stuff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By Maggot12
Can't see ever doing that unless at a walking...

Can't see ever doing that unless at a walking pace on a busy street.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Maggot12
If travelling a giant loop bag would work well.

If travelling a giant loop bag would work well.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maggot12
Try putting a round in it and see if it'll...

Try putting a round in it and see if it'll fire... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,832
Posted By Maggot12
I guess ill be the first to say FJR... you're...

I guess ill be the first to say FJR... you're welcome...:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 798,885
Posted By Maggot12
Not seeing it on mine.. Blemish maybe.. ...

Not seeing it on mine.. Blemish maybe..


Edit... my tires are PR3, not 4's.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,004
Posted By Maggot12
Is your Buddy gonna get 450kms to a tank and get...

Is your Buddy gonna get 450kms to a tank and get you and your wife two up, with camping gear, comfortably, to BC or Nfld.

Cause that's what "I" call riding enjoyment, and i'm gonna guess your...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Maggot12
Don't understand why regular truck beds don't...

Don't understand why regular truck beds don't have that. So much wasted space there and with truck makers having such a tall box, would be even more convenient.
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Maggot12
Just did a quick google search and you have less...

Just did a quick google search and you have less than an 800 mile trek. That's two easy days of back roading. So no need to be tired, check in early, have a beer and a fire.

As BBill said there...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Maggot12
You could just pull into a KOA when you plan to...

You could just pull into a KOA when you plan to stop and your almost certain to get a spot. They cater to mostly large rv's with the amenities to match.

They'll usually have a field area for...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Maggot12
Yeah.. what he said... :clap

Yeah.. what he said... :clap
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 124,115
Posted By Maggot12
no mattress for me, just an underquilt.

no mattress for me, just an underquilt.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 124,115
Posted By Maggot12
Many choose a hammock because they have back...

Many choose a hammock because they have back issues, and sleeping/crawling on the ground makes it worse.

Depending on where you are in Ontario I could set up my backbird for you to try..
...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 124,115
Posted By Maggot12
I agree with hammocks, but this particular model...

I agree with hammocks, but this particular model has too many ropes attachment points for me to own one.

I use a warbonnet blackbird.... like this... with superfly tarp..
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,978
Posted By Maggot12
Good mileage but not far enough. Used to get 300...

Good mileage but not far enough. Used to get 300 routinely on an 07 Strom. 270-280 and I'd start looking for fuel. Couple added liters and easily would be over 310...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By Maggot12
^^ agree... pads and rotors.. then inspect,...

^^ agree... pads and rotors.. then inspect, clean, replace other parts as necessary. Calipers may be seized.

160 bucks for new pads with vented rotors.

It'll fell like a new car during...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 38,315
Views: 10,164,408
Posted By Maggot12
While most of these pics are entertaining to see....

While most of these pics are entertaining to see. I don't see how one could be so happy to see them go down and thundering into the side of the hill.

No gear along with fire/smoke are not a good...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 47,969
Posted By Maggot12
That only happened once...

That only happened once...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,851
Posted By Maggot12
Think that may have to do as much with him as the...

Think that may have to do as much with him as the bike.

Of the 6 road bikes I've had, my 650 Strom was the worst. Hi CoG and stance really caught the wind guts.

Couple times passing tractor...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,241,012
Posted By Maggot12
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 38,315
Views: 10,164,408
Posted By Maggot12
One idiot aiming for a small birch tree and the...

One idiot aiming for a small birch tree and the jeep onner is one among many...
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