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Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,355
Posted By Shoganai
Currently traveling and can't read it at this...

Currently traveling and can't read it at this time.
Thanks for the link.
I look forward to reading this when I get home.
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
When Steve arrived, he with 4 others picked up my...

When Steve arrived, he with 4 others picked up my bike and put her on the sidewalk out of the on and off rain. He helped me put it back together correctly and without him I don't think I would have...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. Father and son. ...

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Father and son.

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-tZ5DgsT/0/L/DSCF1765-L.jpg

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-Q3d2Vn2/0/L/DSCF1766-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. Tom and Victor ...

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Tom and Victor

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-WMcwSRr/0/L/DSCF1735-L.jpg

Les
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. The housing is not a wear part and the...

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The housing is not a wear part and the bellows will cover it so basically the FD is still good enough to ride for another 93,000 miles.

The good news was it was kinda early on a Friday. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. The owner of the motel gave me the keys...

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The owner of the motel gave me the keys to her Infinity and said I could use it as long as I needed. Of all the tools I carry, I didn't have a heat gun, a 27 mm 6-point socket, a breaker bar...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. That night we walked to an Italian place...

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That night we walked to an Italian place where I had chicken broccoli Alfredo, Caesar salad and a dark, smooth draft beer.

The next morning it was RIDE TIME!
Hump day!
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. Before going out to eat dinner I called...

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Before going out to eat dinner I called all the guys together and delivered a short announcement. As a no0b I know I'm expected to bring The Triple B; Beer, Bacon and Boobies. Well, I brought a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. ...

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http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-Kf8TC2R/0/L/DSCF1688-L.jpg

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-nRxhJMC/0/L/DSCF1689-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. Just wandering around I found one little...

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Just wandering around I found one little treasure after another.

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-x4zDpqN/0/L/DSCF1678-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. More beautiful signage. ...

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More beautiful signage.

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-QrxmGDj/0/XL/DSCF1655-XL.jpg

Awesome signage!
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. I looked across the street and saw this! ...

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I looked across the street and saw this!

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-X7S7s5g/0/L/DSCF1637-L.jpg

I introduced myself and shared that I wanted to learn how to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. Next stop, a living museum of yumminess! ...

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Next stop, a living museum of yumminess!

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-fS3hh4T/0/L/DSCF1627-L.jpg

http://youtu.be/JiZSvy1t0xc
Eydie Gorme---Soda Pop Hop...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. I stopped in and spent 30 min. talking...

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I stopped in and spent 30 min. talking with the town barber.

http://shoganai.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bryson-City-2014/i-cJPvQzt/0/L/DSCF1615-L.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
I looked out the window from my room and watched...

I looked out the window from my room and watched to swollen, muddy river roll by.

http://youtu.be/lgbsxganors
The Highwaymen-Michael (row the boat ashore)
(sorry about the ads)
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
. The first person I meet was Les leaning on...

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The first person I meet was Les leaning on a column and sipping coffee. Nobody else seemed to be stirring yet.
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Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shoganai
A Non-Ride Report; or How to Spend Thousands Without Riding Far

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A Non-Ride Report; or How to Spend Thousands Without Riding Far



Awake 22 Hrs.

Sleep 2 Hrs.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 142,174
Posted By Shoganai
Hi dear. No need. It's all good. It was nice...

Hi dear.
No need. It's all good.
It was nice to speak with you that morning and your directions were dead on.
With any luck at all I'll be invited to ride next year, same time, same place.
Hope...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,633
Views: 142,174
Posted By Shoganai
. It was nice see many of my friends...

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It was nice see many of my friends again and if I missed you I apologize. I had had a bad prior 2 days with the broken drive shaft so I wasn't the best of company. Moody exhausted bitch would...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Shoganai
Why of course dear one. Everything is better...

Why of course dear one.
Everything is better with bacon.:deal
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Shoganai
Not too bad for a wiring no0b

The goals -
1. Move all accessory the fuses to one location.
2. Reduce or eliminate all in-line fuses.
3. Location must not require removing anything to access or visualize.
4. For best circuit...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,326
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 285,874
Posted By Shoganai
Note to self: When carefully protecting the...

Note to self: When carefully protecting the delicate clutch push rod from potential damage by tucking it in the Clymer, remember to install it IN the transmission BEFORE mounting the final drive,...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,326
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 285,874
Posted By Shoganai
Note to self: As you know, brake cleaner has many...

Note to self: As you know, brake cleaner has many uses.
Add to the list it's a power antiseptic and possible chemical cautery.

:yikes
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Shoganai
I had originally planned to join the RTE but...

I had originally planned to join the RTE but after the last 48 hours, I was waiting for Jeff to stick me with a fork saying, "You're done"! I posted on facebook, showered and went to the lobby to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Shoganai
Stupid is as Stupid does

Preface:
Jeff aka Augie lives in Boston and is a LONG time friend of mine.

Where we went was the annual Iron Butt Pizza Party in Jacksonville, FL

The SS1000 was 1000 mile ride collecting 10...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Thank you. Re; foam question, I posted a link...

Thank you.
Re; foam question, I posted a link above, but it's worth re-posting incase others miss.

MsLizVt's post.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23528862&postcount=3809
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Hi Bob. :D :wave I don't know. I suck at...

Hi Bob. :D :wave

I don't know. I suck at math. :cry
That's why I have two back up battery packs for the inside LED's and one for the outside LED.

I'll just have to run them and see. Keep in...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Thank you. I like the HUD designs I've seen, esp....

Thank you. I like the HUD designs I've seen, esp. the Skully....one day I hope.

Weight? I not know. I guess I could weigh it at some point and get back to you.

Pioneer? :lol3
More likely 'that...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
The one's on the inside of helmet do not. I...

The one's on the inside of helmet do not.
I bought and tested several until I found one that produced enough light and had a design that didn't get hot.
When left on for over an hour on the table,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,666
Posted By Shoganai
Yes it's PUI :freaky and yes she's going to get...

Yes it's PUI :freaky and yes she's going to get some stickers! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,079
Posted By Shoganai
Currently it's using a ~quart per 1000 miles...

Currently it's using a ~quart per 1000 miles which is a little high even for her. The reason is addition to the amount these bikes normally burn at their ages, this bike also has a rear main seal...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
I think I understand what you are saying. I'm...

I think I understand what you are saying.
I'm sure there are many ways to achieve the same result and I'm also sure at least from my POV, this project will go thru a few mods and tweaks until I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 27,079
Posted By Shoganai
Well the reason I couldn't find the pictures is...

Well the reason I couldn't find the pictures is that in my rush to get the bike ready, I didn't take any.

Here is the oil caddy I built.

I bought two of these. Powermadd Polaris GEN II Chassis...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Concern? Yes and no. I'll try this out for...

Concern? Yes and no.

I'll try this out for awhile and see how it feels. Currently my biggest worry is the weight and possible increased fatigue from that weight.

I have an upcoming 2k ride to...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
flei, we could hash this topic but frankly I...

flei, we could hash this topic but frankly I don't really care about preserving night vision in the application for which this system is designed to function under.

I'm riding a motorcycle, not...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Thanks Steve. :clap Have at it. :deal ...

Thanks Steve.
:clap

Have at it. :deal

It wasn't all that complicated. The hardest part was acquiring those battery holders and the black iTouch dimmer.
Only ONE company offered them and at 4...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Thank you Pete. Yeah, butt I'm a custom to...

Thank you Pete.

Yeah, butt I'm a custom to it. I'm sure they mean well and some may not be comfortable outside the box.

When people we know, love and admire in the LD family can be killed...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
Copied from another thread, posted here to answer...

Copied from another thread, posted here to answer potential questions



Originally Posted by Another Member
Interesting idea and nicely executed, but if you had an impact on the temple area you...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
I have tested it against that. Sitting on my...

I have tested it against that.

Sitting on my bike and a pitch black garage, when the LED's are on, even on high, the only adverse effect was they lit up the bug splats. :lol3

There NO reflected...
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,136
Posted By Shoganai
I'm not worried about the night vision question...

I'm not worried about the night vision question based on personal experience with just holding a flashlight which is all this is not hands free.

Also, read this.
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