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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,328
Posted By heirhead
loaner

Check with all family members that you want to still be friends with. If all ok, gift title to him in his name so no taxes. Check with ins companies as some require endorsement for 3 yrs or no go....
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,793
Posted By heirhead
Never needed one. hh wwm

Never needed one.

hh
wwm
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 31,862
Posted By heirhead
ride

Hello,
33,000 miles on 2003, 19,700 miles on next 2003. Both 650s
Change fluids only and tires. No other issues at all.
3866 miles to Canada and back 2 summers ago. No issues.

Happy riding,
...
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,105
Posted By heirhead
Boots, rack.

Hello,

Sorry to hear about your blip. Yep, just a blip as nothing nasty that so many peeps have at our age. Am 62 and am hobbled by arthritis. Knees need replaced, torn labrum, torn rotator cuff....
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By heirhead
Thanks!!

Thanks guys for your advice.
Will heed.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By heirhead
stop leak?

Hello,

My drz had a small rad leak and it was fixed with stop leak.
Would you trust it long term or get it fixed/buy a new rad?

Thanks much,

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Australia 05-06-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,571
Posted By heirhead
Thumb 2 thumbs up!!

I give it 2 thumbs up.
Thanks for the link.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,143
Posted By heirhead
Why would anyone get FOGGY after some delicious...

Why would anyone get FOGGY after some delicious Tofurkey deli slices,(YUMM), and a few beers??

Thanks for the RR.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,879
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Lookout City is great but please be...

Hello,

Lookout City is great but please be ready for rocks. Went there with GPSKevin
and kids 2 years ago and this year with Alan and Rob, SELMER05, RED05. All ride faster than I but had a great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,879
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Never had one of those and never had...

Hello,

Never had one of those and never had a problem with valve stem,(or didn't seem to). One of the guys I was riding with had a flat and used one of these tools. Super de duper!!
Key to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
Thanks much for the reply. heirhead worlds...

Thanks much for the reply.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-01-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
Happy B-Day Joel, Great Noobs!!

Hello,

Happy B-Day Joel and welcome to the lifetime pass club!!
Thanks to Joel, volunteers and all of the sponsors.

No pic ride report. I know, didn't happen.
Put bikes, (xt225, drz400), in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Anybody try aftermarket radiators?...

Hello,

Anybody try aftermarket radiators? Small leak in one of mine, stopped by Stop Leak but don't trust it for the future.

Thanks,

hh
wwm
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
C U there!!

Bye, see you there.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,002
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Have medium for xt225 and drz400....

Hello,

Have medium for xt225 and drz400. When riding with lots of gear I put a bungee net over everything. Use the Airhawk, When I don't use it I just flip it up under the net and use it as a back...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,572
Posted By heirhead
Hello, + whatever for the Airhawk. Takes up...

Hello,

+ whatever for the Airhawk. Takes up NO space and is nice and warm from your arse.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-18-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
If there was you could go play in it like...

If there was you could go play in it like ROMMEL!!
BTW, that sure is swell of you to haul that Husky out. Nice one!!

hh
wwm
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
The winds might have had something to do with it....

The winds might have had something to do with it.
Guaranteed, no bad winds this year!!

heirhead
wwm
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32,570
Views: 4,097,393
Posted By heirhead
Hello, High dollar Speedo?? Cycle Gear...

Hello,

High dollar Speedo??
Cycle Gear sticker??
Nice ride, have fun.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic

Wish I had never sold mine!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Thanks for story. Basic life Saving...

Hello,
Thanks for story.
Basic life Saving ambulances are required to carry 1 ltr bags or bottles of Saline per laws.
Thanks for the info as that must of SUCKED. Friends son was an ambulance...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 164,978
Posted By heirhead
Ride

Hello,

No DV expert at all as I surely could get lost. I ride slow but usually get where I want to go. Last month went from PS to Darwin and China Garden Springs 4 times in 3 days and in no...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,699
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Like mine. Good vision from a DS mirror....

Hello,
Like mine. Good vision from a DS mirror. Far enough out so big loads or jacket does not wipe out view. No strength in hands so carry wrench in flight vest to cinch up or loosen, 2 seconds and...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By heirhead
Ride

Hello,

Have a DRZ with goodies.
Soft bags for you my Noobie friend. Pelicans are for flying not riding trails!!
Just sold Ortliebs and Dirtbagz as the CHEAP Nelson-Rigg Adventure bags are much...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 65,750
Posted By heirhead
Cross Country scooter ride!!

Hello,

Gpskevin leads rides all over the US and Canada is setting up a ride for scooters
from NY to San Francisco, almost 4,000 miles. Not pimping him but a great guy and rider. Check out his...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
You wanted a bigger tank anyways, we all do. ...

You wanted a bigger tank anyways, we all do.

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By heirhead
I'm in. Drive on the 15 towards the 91 at 6:00...

I'm in.
Drive on the 15 towards the 91 at 6:00 am and you'll feel settled in.
Thanks,

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,858
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Never heard of anybody changing oil...

Hello,

Never heard of anybody changing oil and filter that much on anything.
Just curious, do you think you will see something in there between all of those oil changes or just want to do it,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-10-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
Slimming color also! hh wwm

Slimming color also!

hh
wwm
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
sprocket change???

Hello,

When changing front sprockets does anybody actually use torque wrench and red loctite for riding offroad.
Can't really do that unless trailering. Torque wrench is big and heavy to carry on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Usually run 606s but after a few...

Hello,

Usually run 606s but after a few peeps told me how much they liked the Pirelli mt43, went with that. Well after about 900 miles, 250 on dirt in DV 2 weeks ago, it is 3/4 gone. Back to 606s!...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
Hello, Pm me with Email and I will send you...

Hello,
Pm me with Email and I will send you some pics of mine. Kouba 3 with forks up 3"
Seat cut. Post if you like. Don't know if that is serious enough. I know doing the suspension is the best way...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12,085
Views: 1,909,958
Posted By heirhead
lights

Hello,

Putting some LedRider lr4 lights on my xt. Anybody know which hot wire is the hi-beams? Would like to hook it up to that with a switch.
Blew 20 fuses hooking these up on my drz but worth...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26,950
Views: 4,931,042
Posted By heirhead
What you talking bout WILLIS!!!!!!! hh wwm

What you talking bout WILLIS!!!!!!!

hh
wwm
Forum: Battle scooters 03-05-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,865
Posted By heirhead
Gamerbfk, REALLY!!! So get your teeth...

Gamerbfk, REALLY!!!

So get your teeth whitened, stand up straight and ride into the sunset.
Do you really think you'll get different looks from the pirate crowd on a
90,150,300,500 cc REAL...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By heirhead
Great question. Next time maybe let the embers...

Great question. Next time maybe let the embers glow for awhile before pouring the water on and you will get lots more info here.
Happy riding.


WOW!!! I lived in CA. my whole life and I didn't...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-04-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
Geoff, If you have a place to mount it I...

Geoff,

If you have a place to mount it I will bring a 2 Gal Rotopax and the Rotopax mount with bolts for you to borrow for Rally. You helped me catch my tent as it was blowing away 2 yrs ago just...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-04-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 201,862
Posted By heirhead
Hello GS, 1Gal Jerry jug and bungie, OR use...

Hello GS,

1Gal Jerry jug and bungie, OR use your milk crate from the KLR.
No budget.

hh
wwm
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,873
Posted By heirhead
Yellowstone, Glacier, Tetons are AMAZING!! Lots...

Yellowstone, Glacier, Tetons are AMAZING!!
Lots of peeps at the gas stations., stores ect. but get away and you will feel alone. Saw 8 Grizzlies last summer, one munching on a huge elk. Had its...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12,085
Views: 1,909,958
Posted By heirhead
Front $18.00. Just replace it. Why would you...

Front $18.00. Just replace it.
Why would you think non o ring chain when yours is still good after 26,000 KMs?

heirhead
worlds worst mechanic
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,873
Posted By heirhead
cross country.

Hello,

Some people want to see the Empire State Building and some want to see the worlds largest frying pan.
GPSKEVIN has a trip planned on small scooters on back roads. Maybe check out his...
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