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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28,107
Views: 2,406,000
Posted By kniepm
I visit a dentist in Nogales, Sonora. His...

I visit a dentist in Nogales, Sonora. His English is very, very good. I have found that the slight weakness in his English leads to deeper conversations and him explaining things more clearly than...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By kniepm
I may not ride a KLR, but I'm thrifty. I...

I may not ride a KLR, but I'm thrifty.

I love these for $5 from Monoprice. Good enough sound quality and low enough profile to not interfere when donning or doffing the helmet.

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I have found submersible fuel line at the local...

I have found submersible fuel line at the local marine supply store.
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 575,843
Posted By kniepm
All true. But until I find the perfect...

All true. But until I find the perfect low-mileage yellow 2k, I'm encouraging anyone who asks to look at the 6th gens.
Forum: Face plant 03-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 77,238
Posted By kniepm
That's taking a lot for granted. There's no...

That's taking a lot for granted. There's no guarantee you'll be around or able to ride LATER. Me, I'm riding today!
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,155
Posted By kniepm
TROUBLE LIGHT: A device for quick-melting access...

TROUBLE LIGHT: A device for quick-melting access holes in your PC800 trunk lid.

True story, unfortunately.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 575,843
Posted By kniepm
I'm guessing someone's trying a "simple" brake...

I'm guessing someone's trying a "simple" brake bleed.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I'm not visualizing how a non-seating needle...

I'm not visualizing how a non-seating needle valve will send fuel out the drain on the bottom of the float bowl. On my Concours, the overfilled float bowl would fill a cylinder; on my Pacific Coast,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I couldn't have picked a better time to get the...

I couldn't have picked a better time to get the XRL back on the road if I had planned it. Not a lot of wildflowers yet but it was a beautiful day in the desert.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
Stock carb, 2000 model year. If the float bowl...

Stock carb, 2000 model year. If the float bowl needle valve is not seating, will the excess fuel come out the bowl drain tube?

Bike was sitting for close to 4 years. Carb was run dry before...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,761
Posted By kniepm
The guys at Motoghost deserve much better than...

The guys at Motoghost deserve much better than Bashas' donuts. Next time, go to Lemars at 2340 W. Bell.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-28-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,738
Posted By kniepm
In my email from the AMA today, I saw that TomTom...

In my email from the AMA today, I saw that TomTom is giving a 10% discount to AMA members.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,655
Posted By kniepm
Wrists? Do some crunches, build your core, and...

Wrists? Do some crunches, build your core, and hold yourself up from there. No reason for wrist discomfort (unless your levers aren't adjusted correctly).

The sport bike riding position does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 36,703
Views: 9,603,594
Posted By kniepm
Doesn't look like he's had time to visit the...

Doesn't look like he's had time to visit the local Cycle Gear since the get off.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By kniepm
Much respect. Totally wrong tool for the job but...

Much respect. Totally wrong tool for the job but you made it work.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By kniepm
Twasn't I but I'm saluting you now, if that helps.

Twasn't I but I'm saluting you now, if that helps.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,932
Posted By kniepm
Did you have to use the get back whip? I...

Did you have to use the get back whip?

I wish more locales would see the light shining between the lines of cars.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I hadn't seen the index mentioned in a while. ...

I hadn't seen the index mentioned in a while. Thanks for posting the link. It looks like a lot of work into putting that together.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
Too bad someone hasn't indexed the knowledge...

Too bad someone hasn't indexed the knowledge contained in this thread. :hide
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
Funny shit, there. Fortunately I wasn't...

Funny shit, there. Fortunately I wasn't hydrating at the time.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I've had two XRL's, looked at several other used...

I've had two XRL's, looked at several other used for sale. Don't think I've seen a stock tank outside of a dealership.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
Is the size of the type relative to the numbers...

Is the size of the type relative to the numbers of times you've had to type the same information?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,178,094
Posted By kniepm
Yeah, you can get a BILT helmet for about $15,...

Yeah, you can get a BILT helmet for about $15, can't you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,994
Posted By kniepm
I believe the TV show "How It's Made" is made in...

I believe the TV show "How It's Made" is made in Canada.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36,703
Views: 9,603,594
Posted By kniepm
The fellows I know who have get back whips truly...

The fellows I know who have get back whips truly believe they are of some use. I've given up arguing or trying to figure it out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
If I knew you were coming I'd have baked a cake.

If I knew you were coming I'd have baked a cake.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
I'm a damn fine baker. I'll make more cake.

I'm a damn fine baker. I'll make more cake.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By kniepm
It was described as "interesting"

It was described as "interesting"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 25,967
Posted By kniepm
Not cool, but it has happened to me. Hwy 93 from...

Not cool, but it has happened to me. Hwy 93 from Phx to LV can be real bitch sometimes. Don't think they expected me to make room as much as were too stupid to judge speed and distance.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 25,967
Posted By kniepm
I agree it's not a safe pass. On the other hand,...

I agree it's not a safe pass. On the other hand, let us know when an oncoming four-wheeled vehicle passes in your lane. That's when the excitement really starts.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By kniepm
Good luck stirring up sympathy for insurers. ...

Good luck stirring up sympathy for insurers. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 21,077
Posted By kniepm
Excellent advice. The records department...

Excellent advice.

The records department of the LE agency should be able to give the OP an estimate of how long it takes from the time of an incident until their reports are available.

I...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By kniepm
You can't get through via the old dam road. ...

You can't get through via the old dam road. You'll get to the end and have to back track. Too bad too, it may have been a time-sink but it was scenic.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
'93 XRL was my first bike. Not too much power to...

'93 XRL was my first bike. Not too much power to overwhelm a new rider and not much damage from those inevitable drops.

That being said, I think its a bit tall for a new rider much under 6'.
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By kniepm
Charleston Peak is a nice short ride out of...

Charleston Peak is a nice short ride out of Vegas. I was surprised when I entered an alpine zone less than an hour's ride out of las vegas.

Red Rock Canyon is beautiful. I believe it's a 35...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 36,703
Views: 9,603,594
Posted By kniepm
Coming from the western US, it was kind of nice...

Coming from the western US, it was kind of nice riding the mountain roads out East without contending with altitude sickness.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36,703
Views: 9,603,594
Posted By kniepm
Whoa dude, too soon.

Whoa dude, too soon.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 82,763
Views: 9,346,610
Posted By kniepm
Take your adventures where you can find them! ...

Take your adventures where you can find them! :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By kniepm
Agree on Helmet Center, believe its 35th Ave &...

Agree on Helmet Center, believe its 35th Ave & Union Hills, though.
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By kniepm
Does sound like a poor connection at the battery....

Does sound like a poor connection at the battery. I had a '90 PC800. I had to clean the contacts on the run/stop switch more than once. If that were giving you intermittent problems, it would...
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