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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 1,135,008
Posted By FlyFishJeff
My condolences. I've been following your...

My condolences. I've been following your adventure from the start, and I want to offer my deepest sympathy for the passing of your mother.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,325
Posted By FlyFishJeff
My family and I were in attendance on Saturday...

My family and I were in attendance on Saturday and Sunday. I was pleased that the organizers were able to run all of the races on Sunday after the washout on Saturday. The Sunday races were great;...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,240
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I have a Klim Latitude jacket and a gently used...

I have a Klim Latitude jacket and a gently used pair of AD1 pants. I am happy with the combination because of the full side zips; they make all the difference for commuting.
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Laugh Bravo

I thoroughly enjoyed the proper sendoff of your beloved top box. :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,195
Posted By FlyFishJeff
+1 on the Latitude jacket and Aerostitch pants. ...

+1 on the Latitude jacket and Aerostitch pants. I just started using this combination this year, and I love it. The side zips in the pants are crucial for easy on / easy off when commuting.
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,757
Posted By FlyFishJeff
The fingertip mount works well for me as well. ...

The fingertip mount works well for me as well. Be sure to check the grip tightness from time to time; Mine needs the occasional adjustment to keep a firm hold. A couple of rubber bands work as a...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By FlyFishJeff
My favorite one, and the only one I pay for is...

My favorite one, and the only one I pay for is Motocycle Consumer News; you can subscribe on Amazon.com.

Others I receive include Cycle World, Sport Rider, and the AMA magazine. I am not a fan of...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 31,633
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I think all HF hardware (nuts, bolts, screws)...

I think all HF hardware (nuts, bolts, screws) must be made of tinfoil. I bought a variety pack and tossed the whole box in the trash after stripping the first three screws I tried. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,561
Posted By FlyFishJeff
For me, there is no doubt; overpants are the way...

For me, there is no doubt; overpants are the way to go for commuting to work. Riding pants are a little better for long trips (for all of the reasons you've mentioned). However, I don't perceive a...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,958
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Looks like Munising to me as well. I've spent...

Looks like Munising to me as well. I've spent many frosty fall mornings fishing for Coho salmon in Munising. It's a beautiful place!
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I have the horny toadz, and they are completely...

I have the horny toadz, and they are completely waterproof and a lot more durable than the other frogg toggs offerings. However, I don't think that they breathe as well as gore-tex. It's like a...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 24,261
Posted By FlyFishJeff
What a shame; the entire series has become a...

What a shame; the entire series has become a joke. Maybe races don't sell motorcycles like they used to? Whatever happened to win on Sunday and sell on Monday?
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Check out the go cruise and omni cruise. The...

Check out the go cruise and omni cruise. The omni cruise is more expensive but much nicer than the go cruise IMHO.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,165
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Try AnyGlove; it's a liquid that is much easier...

Try AnyGlove; it's a liquid that is much easier to apply than thread. I got the AnyGlove for leather gloves and it works as advertised!
...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By FlyFishJeff
IMHO, the padding only needs to be large enough...

IMHO, the padding only needs to be large enough to cover your sit bones, and all padded bike shorts will cover the sit bones. However, the pad (sometimes called a chamois) material will vary from...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,899
Posted By FlyFishJeff
If you are just looking for cycling shorts, I...

If you are just looking for cycling shorts, I highly recommend Voler cycling shorts - great bang for the buck. You can order direct.

If you haven't worn cycling shorts before, they are intended...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,659
Posted By FlyFishJeff
REI Flexlite Chair. Packs up small and light. ...

REI Flexlite Chair. Packs up small and light.

http://www.rei.com/product/829239/rei-flex-lite-chair

https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.svpply.com/large/2797145.jpg?1369001452
Forum: Racing 07-15-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By FlyFishJeff
What the heck was wrong with Larry Pegram this...

What the heck was wrong with Larry Pegram this weekend? He felt that the BMW was keeping him off the podium last season, but now he is on the Yamaha factory bike and he had a terrible outing at his...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 29,080
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Oh and.......gawd! My EEEYYYEEESSS!!! ...

Oh and.......gawd! My EEEYYYEEESSS!!!

http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums/gg492/FlyFishJeff/Smoky%20Mountain%20Motorcycle%20Adventure/IronHorse1_zps095a6b70.jpg

Beauty is in the eye of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 29,080
Posted By FlyFishJeff
It's not difficult at all to fish a nymph (or any...

It's not difficult at all to fish a nymph (or any sub-surface fly). You still want a drag-free drift, and you want the fly to travel just off of the bottom (even ticking rocks from time to time). At...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-10-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 29,080
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I love flyfishing both freshwater and saltwater....

I love flyfishing both freshwater and saltwater. Sadly, the demands of family life have limited my fishing trips to dedicated vacations. Before the kids came along, I would regularly spend an entire...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,669
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Thumb +1

+1
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 54,448
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Here ya go... ...

Here ya go...

http://www.cypressgraphics.com/buy_decals.html

And here is a pic of the black refelctive graphics on my 2012...
...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 164,993
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Thumb It's not quite a year later, and I think my...

It's not quite a year later, and I think my original MM12 (the non-defective, non-replacement, original) is going bad. The bottom row of LEDs are putting out a bluish light (the top row is still...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I like this idea to get rid of the stink, and I...

I like this idea to get rid of the stink, and I recommend these to prevent the stink from returning:
http://files.www.fleetfeetmadison.com/products/stuffitts-process-s500x375.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I have the Givi system on my 2012 DL650, and I am...

I have the Givi system on my 2012 DL650, and I am very happy with it.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,030
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Stebel Nautilus Horn is my favorite mod.

Stebel Nautilus Horn is my favorite mod.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,236
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Mink oil worked wonders for me; it's no longer...

Mink oil worked wonders for me; it's no longer embarassing to walk into work in the morning!
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 717,097
Posted By FlyFishJeff
You have to pull a fuse or install a switch from...

You have to pull a fuse or install a switch from Eastern Beaver to disable the ABS.
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,349
Posted By FlyFishJeff
You might consider a radiator guard and skidplate...

You might consider a radiator guard and skidplate to prevent road debris from bringing your trip to an early end. The skidplate will protect the exposed oil filter.

I have the R&G radiator...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,650
Posted By FlyFishJeff
No problem with noise for me either. Not sure if...

No problem with noise for me either. Not sure if it's the E model, but it was the updated 2012 model. I'm sure noise depends a lot on your bike and windscreen; I'm riding a 2012 Vstrom 650...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,650
Posted By FlyFishJeff
+1 I am very happy with my N43. I love the...

+1

I am very happy with my N43. I love the weight, fit, visibility, value and versatility. My Sena SMH10 works perfectly with the N43.

My only nit-pick is that the notch in the middle of...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,377
Posted By FlyFishJeff
+1 - I've got the aluminum skidplate and highway...

+1 - I've got the aluminum skidplate and highway bars on my 2012 Wee, and I cannot say enough good things about them. A top-notch product made in the USA!
Forum: Americas 02-13-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,741
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Great Pics from a current ride report

In case you missed it, Gene and Neda have a world-class ride report going.

Check out their pics of the monarch butterflies here: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20623161&postcount=761
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,180
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I disagree. If you have the bags, use them. You...

I disagree. If you have the bags, use them. You do not have to be on a 3000 mile adventure to appreciate the bags. I mostly commute to work on my DL650, but I never take the bags off. They make...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,322
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Awesome! Props to you for getting a picture! ...

Awesome! Props to you for getting a picture! The last thing on my mind after the drop was stopping to take a pic. I was so embarrassed that I could not pick that bike up fast enough!
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 58,446
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Thanks for the tip; the other thread is fantastic...

Thanks for the tip; the other thread is fantastic as well!
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,322
Posted By FlyFishJeff
I guess the world needs "transient gentlemen"...

I guess the world needs "transient gentlemen" too! :lol3

Thanks for sharing your story.
Forum: Regional forums 08-19-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,073
Posted By FlyFishJeff
GW, thanks for the hospitality! I had a great...

GW, thanks for the hospitality! I had a great time; it was a pleasure meeting you, your family, and the inmates.

Hope to see you again at the Labor Day Rally.

Jeff

Sent from my BlackBerry...
Forum: Regional forums 08-18-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,073
Posted By FlyFishJeff
Watching Moto2 qualifying right now. Stoner,...

Watching Moto2 qualifying right now. Stoner, Spies, and Hayden all had wicked highsides during MotoGP qualifying. Stoner and Hayden are injured. Spies returned on his backup bike.

Sent from my...
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