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Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 400,222
Posted By hilslamer
:happay

:happay
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,441
Posted By hilslamer
Please define "FM" ?

Please define "FM" ?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 960,190
Posted By hilslamer
OP in for a quick moment: agreed! Knipex is...

OP in for a quick moment: agreed! Knipex is some of the best stuff I have ever used - materials, fit and finish, workmanship and variety of options/design are second to none.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,441
Posted By hilslamer
Hope it helps someone, somewhere. I felt it was...

Hope it helps someone, somewhere. I felt it was better posted here than elsewhere on account of the target market.

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,441
Posted By hilslamer
Before I comment, I should illustrate here(dunno...

Before I comment, I should illustrate here(dunno if I have done that before in this thread) that I have only a ~29" inseam although I am a 5'8" male who has no trouble with "full size" bikes as long...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,441
Posted By hilslamer
With all due respect, what I meant to say is that...

With all due respect, what I meant to say is that anyone who is short and wants to ride - regardless of the riding you do(street, dirt, trials, touring, whatever) - should get more experience in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 248,441
Posted By hilslamer
I agree wholeheartedly with this...

I agree wholeheartedly with this statement...saddle time is the only way to get better no matter what you ride. This is both physical and mental, but in the case of the vertically challenged it is...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 45,233
Posted By hilslamer
While I will admit that KTM missed the media and...

While I will admit that KTM missed the media and marketing opportunity that was the 'Long Way Around,' I feel that it has nothing to do with the tolerancing of interfacing engine components or any...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,446
Posted By hilslamer
+1, I have never even taken the time to write...

+1, I have never even taken the time to write this down or even self-analyze it...it's literally all about Body English, and the timing/speed of it. I can even get a cheap 50cc scooter to wheelie...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By hilslamer
After you fix the front rim, by whatever...

After you fix the front rim, by whatever means...get stiffer fork springs - at least .59kg/mm, better yet .70kg/mm. Better yet, get the forks resprun AND revalved by SuperPlush...regardless of rim...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 26,325
Posted By hilslamer
Glued....

...to this thread. I moved to Christchurch, NZ only to find the Antarctic Center here, and realize that it might be possible to get a job down there. The thread has sold me; I will do my best to...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-17-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 773,783
Posted By hilslamer
LOL...:rofl

LOL...:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,675
Posted By hilslamer
Good stuff...great pics and a good loop that...

Good stuff...great pics and a good loop that really shows all the best spots in Northern AZ. Takes me back...it's cold and been raining for three days here in NZ...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-23-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 64,109
Posted By hilslamer
Epic. Mint. Stellar. A perfect reminder that...

Epic. Mint. Stellar. A perfect reminder that careers are part of life, not life itself...at any age.

Thanks for passing on the inspiration! :clap
Forum: Racing 05-03-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 35,017
Posted By hilslamer
I'm on the wrong side of the world right now, but...

I'm on the wrong side of the world right now, but someday I will follow this route...epic stuff, HogWild!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,724
Posted By hilslamer
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 960,190
Posted By hilslamer
I agree wholeheartedly. The...

I agree wholeheartedly.






The RadioShack one I think I listed long ago takes some oddball 12v, N-size battery that it only available at RS or for some obscure shock collar for a...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,148,651
Posted By hilslamer
Sure, you can. The Baja 500 is arguably a single...

Sure, you can. The Baja 500 is arguably a single Dakar stage, constructed as a "special" the whole length, with total guidance and at least two preruns of your "stage," if you will, beforehand - if...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,148,651
Posted By hilslamer
From Lia Sanz Facebook post...

ufffff!!! Estoy muerta. Ya he hecho el road book, he cenado y ahora me meto en la cama para descansar un poco y volver a empezar mañana. Han sido dos días agotadores, muy duros, pero sigo en...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,148,651
Posted By hilslamer
I feel that he will dominate in the future, once...

I feel that he will dominate in the future, once he figures navigation out. Especially in SA, where so much of the terrain is like the Southwestern US.


Great pics from the Eurosport stuff,...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,148,651
Posted By hilslamer
Right, and he also made some major mistakes -...

Right, and he also made some major mistakes - navigational - early on. Navigation is simply a matter of experience; there is no shortcut to learn what the roadbook author means by any of the...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,148,651
Posted By hilslamer
I don't know for sure, but I would bet that JC...

I don't know for sure, but I would bet that JC never had Coma teaching him navigation, either. Furthermore, there is no navigation in Baja - you get to see the course as many times as you like in...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
+1, in every sense of the phrase. Pyndon is at...

+1, in every sense of the phrase. Pyndon is at the top of his game and if this is the worst that happens, it will probably be some sort of record. Besides, there has to be some drama for a good...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
+1 :thumb

+1

:thumb
Forum: Racing 01-13-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
And what neduro said, too! I think the...

And what neduro said, too!


I think the best barometer int he finish results is David Casteau, who has been top five when no one got lost - for Pyn to be right there with him is a dead ringer...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 122,624
Posted By hilslamer
I think if you do some research, WADA showed up...

I think if you do some research, WADA showed up to the AMA Supercross(Back when they ran it) and tested all the riders over two events, and found nothing. Zero. Nada. So, they gave up on that...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
Looks like you found it...:clap Sorry, I was a...

Looks like you found it...:clap Sorry, I was a little late to the game with my posts...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-11-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 773,783
Posted By hilslamer
He's prolly gonna be a little delayed to reply -...

He's prolly gonna be a little delayed to reply - he's "busy" right now:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777301


:cheers
:thumb
Forum: Racing 01-07-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 12-09-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 248,376
Posted By hilslamer
Here's a nice chart of oxygen concentrations at a...

Here's a nice chart of oxygen concentrations at a given elevation:

http://www.rentoxygen.com/_/images/oxygenlevels.png


I dunno - I raced DH mountainbikes pretty hard for a couple of years in...
Forum: Trials 12-09-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 55,184
Posted By hilslamer
That's the tried-and-true, venerable Yamaha...

That's the tried-and-true, venerable Yamaha TT-R125 engine shoehorned into what looks to be their standard latest trials chassis, and then a soft/large seat fitted to it. It's the go-to engine for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 61,220
Posted By hilslamer
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,716
Posted By hilslamer
"Cpt."ivating as ever, and eerily familiar, too. ...

"Cpt."ivating as ever, and eerily familiar, too. Outstanding narration to the whole effort, yours and everyone else's.

:thumb
Forum: Trip Planning 11-26-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 226,567
Posted By hilslamer
Just read your post. A few thoughts.

Congratulations - most of us don't, and are unwilling or uncapable of finding, learning or making up a skill like that, that will fund college options for multiple offspring and a lifestyle that...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-21-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 64,109
Posted By hilslamer
Great stories, all! Keep them coming; I love...

Great stories, all! Keep them coming; I love when this thread rolls to the top and gets noticed again - a fresh set of inspirational stories and great advice crops up really nicely.

:thumb
Forum: Racing 11-12-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 705,008
Posted By hilslamer
+1!!!

+1!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,076
Posted By hilslamer
Define optimal, then. Clearly, you do not...

Define optimal, then. Clearly, you do not understand the "fuse" in the system - any system, structural or electrical or ? - and how it should yield. Would you rather the stock skidplate cracks(it's...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,421
Posted By hilslamer
I never even looked in this adjunct forum on ADV,...

I never even looked in this adjunct forum on ADV, but this post got me Googling into oblivion and ironically to the first link posted, here is an indelible image to suit:...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,076
Posted By hilslamer
Looks like fun. Where is that? It takes some...

Looks like fun. Where is that? It takes some serious fortitude to get any steed over that terrain.

You have now confirmed to us that you're in the .001% of anyone who is riding an SE like that,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 1,071,286
Posted By hilslamer
+1, you just don't hear about this sort of...

+1, you just don't hear about this sort of resourcefulness and steadfastness very often anymore in the developed world, war-torn or not. I'd never heard of burying the pieces before as a means of...
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