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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By Medic09
I have a professional interest in this, as well...

I have a professional interest in this, as well as personal. Let me just add what isn't outright stated in Mastery's excellent link: most motorcycle fatalities had head injuries, and most of those...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Medic09
I've ridden quite a bit in cold, wet weather...

I've ridden quite a bit in cold, wet weather (occasionally snow; usually just cold and/or rain) at highway speeds commuting about 65 miles each way. Faired and unfaired rides.

medium weight long...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Medic09
Zeta, try something like this: ...

Zeta, try something like this:

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=greatland+tents+assembly+instructions
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Medic09
Thanks Jim for that clarification. Then maybe I...

Thanks Jim for that clarification. Then maybe I will consider the Kriega option. If I can have the convenience I want AND waterproof - well, you can't beat that.
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Medic09
Just to be clear: I'm talking about a small sack...

Just to be clear: I'm talking about a small sack of groceries. For the serious shopping, I'll put the aluminum boxes back on the bike.

The Moto Fizz small looks to be about 31L, which is I think...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Medic09
Thanks for the responses so far. That Givi...

Thanks for the responses so far.

That Givi bag looks like an improved version of my old Cortech bag. That might do, unless I decide on a different design.

I didn't consider the Kriega bags...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By Medic09
1: I have Roadcrafter pants (from a 2 piece...

1: I have Roadcrafter pants (from a 2 piece suit). I have worn them in torrential rains, once for a 9 hour day in the rain. I've never gotten a wet crotch in them. So maybe the one-piece is...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Medic09
I used to commute in winter temps 130 miles...

I used to commute in winter temps 130 miles roundtrip, unless there was ice or significant snow on the roads. My standard outer layer was a pair of Aerostich Roadcrafter pants. They provide...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By Medic09
Seat/Tail Bag?

Seat/Tail Bag?
Well, I was unable to ride for about 8 months. When I was back to getting out, I was too weak to heft the 'Nord, so I was riding our little XT 225 (Serow). Now I'm finally able to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,768
Posted By Medic09
I've ridden and camped alone in NM, AZ, NV, CA no...

I've ridden and camped alone in NM, AZ, NV, CA no problems. I've hiked and camped alone all over the US and western Canada all year 'round. No problems. Winter is best because one runs into far...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By Medic09
Your post reads like something my wife could have...

Your post reads like something my wife could have written. Same height, not particularly strong. Wants to enjoy her motorbike without anxiety. She had a factory lowered F650GS twin. It worked...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,622
Posted By Medic09
If you're still vacillating, I'll add a voice in...

If you're still vacillating, I'll add a voice in general favor of the Girlie. I have a short inseam, and the Girlie was a bit tall for me. Despite that, I can say all the objective issues were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Medic09
Sounds like he's moving across above us; BUT if...

Sounds like he's moving across above us; BUT if he heads south toward Santa Fe or ABQ, there are plenty of us in the area. I myself should be around home much of today and tomorrow if they need...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Medic09
CB550Four? ANYTHING you want to know for that...

CB550Four? ANYTHING you want to know for that bike, you can probably find over at the SOHC4 forums.


http://forums.sohc4.net/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Medic09
I sold my 750 Four SOHC Honda only recently. ...

I sold my 750 Four SOHC Honda only recently. Absolutely great motorcycle. You will find it quite easy to maintain, as long as whoever 'chopped' it didn't muck around with anything essential.

If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,652
Posted By Medic09
The name doesn't especially appeal to me. Shirt...

The name doesn't especially appeal to me. Shirt design looks okay, but nothing special.

Sorry. You asked!

Good luck with the new project!
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,417
Posted By Medic09
Ofanoanit and I both really like our Wolfman...

Ofanoanit and I both really like our Wolfman Expedition dry duffel bags. She has the medium and I have the large. Well-made, great company and service, really durable, made in Colorado, USA. We've...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Medic09
I use an ultralight combination fly/spinning rod...

I use an ultralight combination fly/spinning rod for backpacking and motorcycling. It is an old Eagle Claw model that came with a nice aluminum tube case. For a different rod I made my own case...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By Medic09
I even called them and asked if I could get a...

I even called them and asked if I could get a pair without the phone pocket and with black stitching. The pants were otherwise great, including the accurate sizing. They said they couldn't do it,...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By Medic09
Woman's Riding AND Hiking Boot?

The wife is looking for a boot to wear on her DR650 on the way to a trailhead, then get off and hike for the day with a light to moderate pack. Most riding boots won't work for a day of fairly...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By Medic09
I recently bought a pair of these, and promptly...

I recently bought a pair of these, and promptly returned them.

The good: they looked to be well-made. The bad: I wanted a pair of jeans I can wear off the bike for meetings and such (black...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,944
Posted By Medic09
God bless you, Jim. You did real well. You're...

God bless you, Jim. You did real well. You're an inspiration. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By Medic09
There's a small likelihood that I'll be up on the...

There's a small likelihood that I'll be up on the last day; though I don't have a running Triumph these days.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,369
Posted By Medic09
We just came back from this. Nice, relaxed show....

We just came back from this. Nice, relaxed show. Excellent excuse for a ride to Eldorado. There were some fantastic bikes on display, and we got to see a few people we know.

The only suggestion...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,713
Posted By Medic09
Nice review. I just got one about two weeks ago...

Nice review. I just got one about two weeks ago while at Overland Expo, and it is a great piece of kit. It sits on my CapoNord.

Those cross straps that run in between the attachment straps are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,910
Posted By Medic09
Porsche with a short 'E'.

Porsche with a short 'E'.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
Just great! Now Ofanoanit says we'll have to go...

Just great! Now Ofanoanit says we'll have to go back next time and be sure to stay through the very last flick. :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Medic09
I owned a Girlie at one point, and EVERYTHING you...

I owned a Girlie at one point, and EVERYTHING you could want to know about Tigers is here: http://tigertriple.com/forum/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
Hey Trailer, sorry we missed you. Maybe we'll...

Hey Trailer, sorry we missed you. Maybe we'll meet up here sometime. The 'Nord was parked over at the far end of the lodge, in the woods across the road from all the action. Ofanoanit had pulled...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
So, who went? We rode out on the...

So, who went?

We rode out on the interstates, and back by way of US 60. The wife really liked some of the sessions. The crowd scene isn't for me; but it did seem pretty interesting overall. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By Medic09
Blue Cross Blue Shield Rant

Okay, I've concluded that despite the ads and 'right talk', Blue Cross Blue Shield isn't really interested in us being active folks. Activities like hiking, climbing, flying, motorbiking require...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
We also may take the leisurely route back on...

We also may take the leisurely route back on Monday. I think tomorrow morning we'll just high-tail down the superslab. Thank God, out in these parts even the interstate is tolerable for scenery (if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
Well, as long as Ofanoanit doesn't fall off (she...

Well, as long as Ofanoanit doesn't fall off (she doesn't like hanging onto the pillion grips...)! Apes are mechanically robust, so not much likely to fall off. The problem is when the electronics...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Medic09
You'll be fine if you don't; but you can't do...

You'll be fine if you don't; but you can't do harm by changing the oil a bit frequently. Small price to pay for one of the few things that can really protect your motor. In this case, not a big...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Medic09
I don't know about CO, but I'll throw in my...

I don't know about CO, but I'll throw in my experience in NM.

I have a '75 Triumph Trident project bike. I wanted to title it, but not register it (since it can't be ridden anytime soon anyway). ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
Our plans have changed slightly. The wife tells...

Our plans have changed slightly. The wife tells me we are still going, but:

She realized riding the little Yamaha was crazy

And she's putting the F650GS twin up for sale

So, we're riding...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By Medic09
Most of my bikes have had panniers because it is...

Most of my bikes have had panniers because it is convenient. My bike is my daily transportation, so:

1. When the wife calls and gives me a list, I have an easy way to haul home the groceries.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-29-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,628
Posted By Medic09
Ofanoanit and I should be going. She's planning...

Ofanoanit and I should be going. She's planning on riding her TT 225 down so she'll have it for some dirt classes. We'll be mismatched with me on the 'Nord; but why should that differ from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,011
Posted By Medic09
Good job, Match. Thanks for following through on...

Good job, Match. Thanks for following through on behalf of all honorable veterans.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,011
Posted By Medic09
What?! Are you kidding?! When we went on long...

What?! Are you kidding?! When we went on long assignments (I wasn't a SEAL...), the guy who brought the 'coffee kit' was the most important guy. Though it was usually my job as the medic, since...
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