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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,535
Posted By gmk999
{Don't take my word for it. Look at the cold hard...

{Don't take my word for it. Look at the cold hard facts: old folks like you are going out and buying motorcycles and then launching themselves over the handlebars and straight into hell, }
LMAO I...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By gmk999
Nice.. Not to brag (to brag) I have been using a...

Nice.. Not to brag (to brag) I have been using a drapery hook in my cordless to turn the eyebolts in my stand for years now. I have to admit it works great.
Happy Holidays to you and all the rest...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By gmk999
If i slip my phone into the map pocket of my...

If i slip my phone into the map pocket of my Marsee tank bag ( the clear plastic that you can see the map through) I can use my iphone with gloves on. IDK why but it works. I even experemented with...
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 901,215
Posted By gmk999
http://motodataproject.com/images/286.jpg

http://motodataproject.com/images/286.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 410,734
Posted By gmk999
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/...

http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y438/gklouman/IMG_3106_zpsa00ca2ee.jpg (http://s1274.photobucket.com/user/gklouman/media/IMG_3106_zpsa00ca2ee.jpg.html)
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By gmk999
Ta Da!! You are hired. looks fine to me. Any...

Ta Da!! You are hired. looks fine to me. Any strips?
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,332
Posted By gmk999
Either or, IMHO tapcons will be fine in either...

Either or, IMHO tapcons will be fine in either the web or the mortar, Just use the proper drill bit for them, don’t overtighten,space them evenly and in pairs and like stated above an even bit of pl...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By gmk999
Im not the plumber, im the builder. Our plumber...

Im not the plumber, im the builder. Our plumber uses that all the time with very little issue ever. But I do know if he has trouble with a fitting it instantly goes in the trash the pipe gets recut...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 51,276
Posted By gmk999
Nice.. does that fit a 520 chain? how about...

Nice.. does that fit a 520 chain? how about those little mini tire irons would they do in a pinch?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35,631
Views: 9,012,902
Posted By gmk999
I know right...He could play At least until it...

I know right...He could play At least until it comes around on the geetaar again
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,800
Posted By gmk999
http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Reflective-Scotch...

http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Reflective-ScotchliteTM-ME-RK-99/dp/B00CEKUO1O%3FSubscriptionId%3DAKIAILSHYYTFIVPWUY6Q%26tag%3Dduckduckgo-d-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26cre...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,485
Posted By gmk999
LMAO.. If you are no too busy ,the thread about...

LMAO.. If you are no too busy ,the thread about using coke bottles for fuel containers could use a nazi too. Try not to guess what I know or donít know.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,485
Posted By gmk999
RotopaX ARE THE ONLY EPA AND CARB COMPLIANT FUEL...

RotopaX ARE THE ONLY EPA AND CARB COMPLIANT FUEL CONTAINERS AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES! THIS IS THANKS TO A PATENTED THREE LAYER ROTO-MOLDING PROCESS, ALONG WITH SPECIALLY FORMULATED...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35,631
Views: 9,012,902
Posted By gmk999
+1 Itís funny how easily we forget that this is...

+1
Itís funny how easily we forget that this is a fail thread
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By gmk999
Choices...

Guzzi Norge or Triumph sprint 2010 ish
for sport touring , two up multiday trips, Northeast USA.
Neither My pilon nor myself are big people .
I am an experienced rider.
Which would be the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35,631
Views: 9,012,902
Posted By gmk999
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By gmk999
Tke your helmet to the eyeglass store

There are tons of choices in frame size and style. narrow, no ear hook, auto-darkening works well in a helmet
you may find something that fits your helmet but not the rest of your lifestyle.
Have...
Forum: The Garage 12-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,781
Posted By gmk999
"I need some ideas on how to keep the gate upright and secure."

On our landscape trailer We welded yoked uprights ( picture the top of a crutch) to the frame on either side and slightly forward of the ramp about 3/4 the height of the closed ramp. Then attached a...
Forum: The Garage 11-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By gmk999
Thank you all. I wish this site allowed thumbs...

Thank you all. I wish this site allowed thumbs ups for posts, All great answers above!!
I quoted this one because IMHO it is good info for all to read.

I love this site because I never know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,223
Posted By gmk999
LOL , No lines ,but... New England is densly...

LOL , No lines ,but... New England is densly populated though the terrain hides it well. You can count on vehicles coming from the other direction. Depending on the license plate color they could be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,853
Posted By gmk999
Itís funny. I had exactly the same thought untill...

Itís funny. I had exactly the same thought untill i realised that they,,Charlie and Ewan are showmen, adventure for them is not the same for me.. but, they made the ride with all the drama that...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By gmk999
Thanks for all the input everyone, The stuff...

Thanks for all the input everyone, The stuff comes in 1lb tubes (giant caulk tubes) and doesnít freeze but stiffens up to where the guys canít squeeze it out of the tubes quick enough for their...
Forum: The Garage 11-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By gmk999
Releasing Agent for fiberglass

I want to make a 2 piece fiberglass box with some internal flanges,
Is it possible to use a wood or cardboard box, with a releasing agent (I was thinking paste wax) as a removable mould ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,223
Posted By gmk999
Fast enough to drift.. slow enough to not drift...

Fast enough to drift.. slow enough to not drift off the road or across the centerline
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,199
Posted By gmk999
I had a Turkey bounce off my helmet once.. itís...

I had a Turkey bounce off my helmet once.. itís funny because about five years before I hit one with the headache rack of my truck. I actually felt it more in the truck.
Last summer riding Vt I hit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By gmk999
Iím not arguing, nor am I ignorant.

Iím not arguing, nor am I ignorant.
Forum: The Garage 11-21-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,068
Posted By gmk999
Awesome...:lurk Good Luck!!

Awesome...:lurk Good Luck!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By gmk999
The problem with this statement is the line ď...

The problem with this statement is the line ď Normal useĒ how do you gauge that? A 3k week fully loaded through the Forests of new england is not ďNormalĒ but how far off is it? is normal weather...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By gmk999
I change my oil when my clutch starts to feel...

I change my oil when my clutch starts to feel wonky, sometimes with low miles sometimes with high, I donít always use the same brand of oil and as years go on the viscosity types change as do...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,068
Posted By gmk999
Itís heavy but not so heavy that it couldnít be...

Itís heavy but not so heavy that it couldnít be dragged with a good winch. You may have to put a bolt or two in you shop floor to get it off your trailer. but it can be moved.
You can always put...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,595
Posted By gmk999
Welcome to riding. My first ever car was a 53...

Welcome to riding.
My first ever car was a 53 3b .. high hood L-head if i remember correctly, I was 14 when I took my parents car and towed it home hoping to have it running by the time i got my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,488
Posted By gmk999
The thing is , like on sleds. With reverse as a...

The thing is , like on sleds. With reverse as a option you generally donít paint yourself into a corner like you do without it. A ten point turn becomes a better option then going forward off the...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,068
Posted By gmk999
Can you not just bolt or weld it to skids (wood...

Can you not just bolt or weld it to skids (wood or metal) and slide it onto the trailer with a couple of comealongs? or heavy duty winch?
You can then bolt the skid to the deck for safer shipping....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,752
Posted By gmk999
This.^^^^ “when I went to pass the car the...

This.^^^^

“when I went to pass the car the first time “ may have something to do with it. But you are right .. nobody should think its ok to swerve at a bike.

No harm no foul.. Ride on
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By gmk999
As more and more lumber is engineered we use a...

As more and more lumber is engineered we use a LOT more adhesives, primers, and Mechanical fasteners (not that they matter here) the problem is the adhesives stiffens up to where it is so dificult to...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By gmk999
Awesome, thanks for the link.. The price is a bit...

Awesome, thanks for the link.. The price is a bit high formy purposes but the avail info is great.. Switch, Plenum, fan..Look for me in the MacGuyver thread..
Thanks
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By gmk999
Thanks, Thats OK , the reality is that an...

Thanks,
Thats OK , the reality is that an electric one will need the alternator also. Iíd rather use the engine heat if possible. I can easily run the lines through the cab and hose is cheap. so is...
Forum: The Garage 11-19-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,946
Posted By gmk999
Heater box for back of truck

I need to get some heat into the bed of my truck this winter in order to keep my beer from freezing. ( I really donít drink , but beer sounds so much better then Adhesive) I was thinking of piping a...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,547
Posted By gmk999
aerostich wind-jersey

They ahve been mentioned before, Min donít have the logo printed on the front and they were about $75
still a bit pricey but they work really well, fit great while riding. a well designed piece...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,488
Posted By gmk999
They should...

And like with sleds, once people see the need, they will be everywhere.
remember kickstarters?
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