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Forum: Latin America Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By kantuckid
At least it's lots cheaper then the CR airport...

At least it's lots cheaper then the CR airport exit fees! FWIW,all guvmnts are money suction devices.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
I have the same w/s brkts. on same bike,same yr,...

I have the same w/s brkts. on same bike,same yr, same color & I'm the same height-5'8.5".
So far I like it better than oem but must say I've not had it on an extended long trip either. I got...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,211
Posted By kantuckid
You may be disappointed to learn that spiders...

You may be disappointed to learn that spiders live in many places besides trees!:D

Hammocks: I love taking a break on the porch or deck in one of my Mexican/Yucatan hammocks! I lay diagonally like...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,211
Posted By kantuckid
Catoma "IBNS" is correct!

Catoma "IBNS" is correct!
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By kantuckid
What "model" of hillbilly are ya lookin fer? The...

What "model" of hillbilly are ya lookin fer? The real McCoy's are about 1,400 miles east of Denver.
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By kantuckid
I suggest that $$$ has much to do with the bike...

I suggest that $$$ has much to do with the bike choice. As for the "I am not strong enough for a big MC" , it matters more what use & how long your legs are. Many smaller cc bikes are off road types...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By kantuckid
I scan my documents & email them to myself. My...

I scan my documents & email them to myself. My fake DL is colored copy & laminated @ local library so looks decent. My duplicate registration is the real thing-when I get my annual plate sticker I...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
I have Throttlemeister on mine. They work for me...

I have Throttlemeister on mine. They work for me as a "CTS person"-even many yrs after the release surgery you have to protect what hand use you have left!
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
We have the "bear cooler", a very well made item....

We have the "bear cooler", a very well made item. Ours is made especially for "cat fans" with the UK logo on it & UK blue! We also use it for fly & drive trips bhy packing it with snacks like...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,905
Posted By kantuckid
Great RR!

Great RR!
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By kantuckid
Now someone's talking sensibly!:clap ...

Now someone's talking sensibly!:clap
Canoeguy-you need to go online & look at the many Mexico insurance sellers. Only a few large companies backup the policies but many sell them & the prices vary....
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
I meant what was said-if you kill my bike with...

I meant what was said-if you kill my bike with the kill button it will not restart for a short(but aggravating!) period of time. It will crank, just not fire up. I would make a pure guess at around...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By kantuckid
No, I don't just want to argue. Powder coat...

No, I don't just want to argue.
Powder coat must be a challenge for the truck hitch mfgs' too? I've never seen a P/U truck hitch that didn't have rust after a short while!Most all of them are...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,414
Posted By kantuckid
I'm not your Dad but I was a pro-wrencher & the...

I'm not your Dad but I was a pro-wrencher & the adjustable wrenches in this discussion are NOT! monkey wrenches! Maybe that was his name for them? Google monkey wrench "images" for e.g.. They are...
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By kantuckid
I agree with the idea of letting a local business...

I agree with the idea of letting a local business person walk the complaint through as they have the vested & long term interest there, plus they know the "who" to talk too part locally. Sounds like...
Forum: Latin America 04-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By kantuckid
Having worked in a USA prison, the above "seen...

Having worked in a USA prison, the above "seen jails from both sides" comment is a yucky accident result! :wink:
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 598
Posted By kantuckid
Bakker-my "bored part" is the 1350 miles between...

Bakker-my "bored part" is the 1350 miles between KY & TX/MX border. Winter isn't the best time to enjoy that route on a MC and believe me when I say I've seen those roads before & they are in fact...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By kantuckid
r.e., posts # 20 & # 23 are pretty close to right...

r.e., posts # 20 & # 23 are pretty close to right mileage for me to need another rear.Mine has ~2k now so ad ~4k+ to WY.
While I've never "ridden" any of the CDR, in my many western vacations over...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
To clear the "how to kill engine" issue: This...

To clear the "how to kill engine" issue:
This is an old topic but I wondered why my 2012 G650GS wouldn't start immediately after using the kill switch to stop the engine @ routine stops. I found...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
Hello Lostviking. I'm a senior rider over 50 yrs...

Hello Lostviking. I'm a senior rider over 50 yrs & 70+ yrs old. I was looking at lighter bike for active senior years I have left to ride & spent serious time looking at scoots-may still go that way...
Forum: Americas 04-14-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By kantuckid
I'm giving the 2014 CDR ride a bump as I still...

I'm giving the 2014 CDR ride a bump as I still have definite interest! It makes better sense for me to ride it S to N as I'm in KY now @~35 deg lat. vs. ~51 for Banff & ~31 for Antelope Wells, NM....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,342
Posted By kantuckid
You might not be selfish but in your old age...

You might not be selfish but in your old age loneliness could be a serious part of your life. Go figure. I'm certainly not an advocate of everyone having kids but something to think about. A...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
Are you guys using the key to shutoff the MC-or...

Are you guys using the key to shutoff the MC-or the kill button? I found out they take a bit of time before a restart can happen if the kill switch is used-unlike every other MC I've ever owned.:evil
Forum: Americas 04-10-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By kantuckid
This is a sort of old topic but then again...

This is a sort of old topic but then again there's not been Dominican asking in the past.
Important to note that each state has their own laws. DMV website for all states involved is your source...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By kantuckid
Bump! I'm giving this a bump to see if there's...

Bump! I'm giving this a bump to see if there's some more thought on the subject? :ear
Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By kantuckid
I say outlets(I have a multi on end of benches...

I say outlets(I have a multi on end of benches with a power switch) go on end and allowing the operator to stand against the edge of bench with no cords jamming into your body on any part of the...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By kantuckid
Same thing here, mine don't get traded...

Same thing here, mine don't get traded in/refilled often but as the one I started with was mine, the refilled tank has been tested and up to date. Welding students (where I was trained) were taught...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By kantuckid
Many cars that come with run flats these days...

Many cars that come with run flats these days either have slime can or a pump in trunk-of course my BMW X3, being the "ultimate"? driving? machine? has no spare, jack, pump, lug wrench or slime can,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 310,445
Posted By kantuckid
My old Kelty 2 man has a floor the exact size of...

My old Kelty 2 man has a floor the exact size of a queen size inflatable air mattress. If your camping when not so much space is needed as for a long trip-it sure makes for comfort & also creates...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By kantuckid
Those are two of the three classic symptoms, #3...

Those are two of the three classic symptoms, #3 being when hands are getting vibration or repetitive motion. I had to stop riding years back as both hands would go numb then no way to have good...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By kantuckid
I can see these covers especially useful to a...

I can see these covers especially useful to a commuter that parks a nice MC seat in the weather every work day & wants to avoid UV & rain ingression damage.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By kantuckid
Slime makes several models-look at ALL of them....

Slime makes several models-look at ALL of them. They also run deals for $10 or so. Take a look @ Meijers if near you, they had a small cheap pump.
A few years back an inmate got/mooched a bunch of...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By kantuckid
That symptom fits several of the above mentioned...

That symptom fits several of the above mentioned areas of the body but most commonly from CTS. Go read a symptom list & see if you have other symptoms besides from riding? A classic one is your hands...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By kantuckid
Yes & that's why I own mine. This discussion...

Yes & that's why I own mine. This discussion reminds me of a 1960's decision to rent or won a 500 gal. LP tank. I bought one-with a long piece of copper line for the same amount the gas company...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By kantuckid
I disagree: Most benches end up with a shelf...

I disagree: Most benches end up with a shelf because it comes naturally when you brace the legs then ask why not put a top on the braces. A sturdy bench has braced legs. Drawers are in the right...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By kantuckid
Come to KY & I'll sell you some maple or oak for...

Come to KY & I'll sell you some maple or oak for a real bench top! Seriously benches can be wood or metal-all depends on the use. For woodworking use only wood, hardwood is better by far. For common...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By kantuckid
For purpose of discussion only: Seems a shame...

For purpose of discussion only:
Seems a shame to have a leather seat cover then cover it with any kind of fabric? Why not just use vinyl in the first place? I understand leather(like it too) as a...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,490
Posted By kantuckid
As a FWIW, here in the USA many states require a...

As a FWIW, here in the USA many states require a certification to use certain pesticides-farmer & pest applicators do the tests so they can buy & use. People like me that don't need a certification...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By kantuckid
You ought to be excited as you've chosen one of...

You ought to be excited as you've chosen one of the best spots on earth to ride @ the optimum time of year! I hope you get one of those special, clear BRP days(per above) to enjoy.
Forum: Americas 04-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By kantuckid
Look here for roads to ride in S VA,etc. base is...

Look here for roads to ride in S VA,etc. base is Marion,VA area on I-81: www.visitvirginiamountains.com
Look at top for "trails"-these are some of the best riding in the USA-not so much for "on road...
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