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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
That's a great looking bike. I really like it....

That's a great looking bike. I really like it. I'm a sucker for a high scrambler pipe.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,008
Views: 1,271,579
Posted By Boon Booni
That's the way it comes from the factory. Maybe...

That's the way it comes from the factory. Maybe you've got some Non stock hardware on there.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,243
Posted By Boon Booni
You can now place your own guidance markers on...

You can now place your own guidance markers on your tracks. That's interesting.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 03:38 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,243
Posted By Boon Booni
This is about the best you can do once the route...

This is about the best you can do once the route is saved as a track.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Sf2JXKX/0/L/i-Sf2JXKX-L.png

Which isn't much more than a tweak. Whereas the route...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,008
Views: 1,271,579
Posted By Boon Booni
Everything on my bike is an 8mm socket.

Everything on my bike is an 8mm socket.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,243
Posted By Boon Booni
Just read the change log but haven't gotten a...

Just read the change log but haven't gotten a chance to try it out. :thumb


I'm not seeing any changes.... . It still converts the route to a track, and though you can tweak the track a little...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16,290
Views: 913,975
Posted By Boon Booni
That's funny. I had seen that video while ago and...

That's funny. I had seen that video while ago and figured 640 enduros are pretty rare so maybe that was you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 32,838
Posted By Boon Booni
I think this has been discussed at length...

I think this has been discussed at length previously, but it seems that even though my Vstrom, and the F800GS share the same ABS system. BMW tweaked theirs to be too sensitive as the ABS on my Strom...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,008
Views: 1,271,579
Posted By Boon Booni
Do you have the screen that goes in this plug? ...

Do you have the screen that goes in this plug?



That sprocket will work. The big rubber bushing on the one you took off is there to quiet the chain. That rubber bushing is not an important...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
I wouldn't knock the 2 foot jobbbie. I have...

I wouldn't knock the 2 foot jobbbie. I have both types and I can actually fall asleep in the 2 foot unit but not the 4 foot model..

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
The user "Nuggets" is involved in trials riding. ...

The user "Nuggets" is involved in trials riding. He's down in VA Beach I believe. I'm in the process of following up with him on what's and where's.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Boon Booni
This is what the nessesary coverage looks like on...

This is what the nessesary coverage looks like on my Ropers.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-wvkPrbj/0/L/i-wvkPrbj-L.jpg

It's a lot more than I originally thought would be needed.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
Cool2 If you decide to try again, I've got a pneumatic...

If you decide to try again, I've got a pneumatic stapler that really helps with the cover installation.
You're welcome to borrow it.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Boon Booni
Did you get the leather formula? It didn't...

Did you get the leather formula?

It didn't work at first for me. I'm not sure if I didn't shake the bottle enough or what. After the 4th application basically covering the entire fingertip and...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Boon Booni
I'm posting from my tablet right now wearing a...

I'm posting from my tablet right now wearing a pair of Aerostitch Ropers that have the anyglove applied.

:lol3
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Boon Booni
I've had any glove work well one 4 pairs of...

I've had any glove work well one 4 pairs of gloves.

How many coats and did you use a hair dryer to dry it? My first attempts failed mainly because I didn't coat large enough areas on my finger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 32,838
Posted By Boon Booni
I prefer breaking on a peice of cardboard, much...

I prefer breaking on a peice of cardboard, much easier on the back.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 32,838
Posted By Boon Booni
http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i58/2/5/30/frabz-Oh-boy-...

http://ct.fra.bz/ol/fz/sw/i58/2/5/30/frabz-Oh-boy-Here-we-go-with-this-shit-again-05cb77.jpg

Don't be such an idiot
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,269
Posted By Boon Booni
I sold the Transalp and got a KTM 640 Adventure...

I sold the Transalp and got a KTM 640 Adventure for a more offroad able adventure bike.



The KTM 640 ADV is a faster more dirt worthy and better looking Transalp :deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,008
Views: 1,271,579
Posted By Boon Booni
Vibrations. Loose connection that get even worse...

Vibrations. Loose connection that get even worse at a constant 5000rpm
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By Boon Booni
http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah176/danthebe...

http://i1380.photobucket.com/albums/ah176/danthebergman/ADVrider/a79124aa-a09e-460e-b013-8587a475cf84_zpsc1nhn87s.jpg~original

How in the hell does someone look at that and think "that looks about...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-11-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 125,768
Posted By Boon Booni
Seriously, everything you've listed so far as...

Seriously, everything you've listed so far as "amazing", is commonplace to every GPS as well as phone apps.

Go spam up a thread about Garmin GPSs. This particular thread is about phones used...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,730
Posted By Boon Booni
Most curb is a 5" step up. Take your video camera...

Most curb is a 5" step up. Take your video camera outside and record yourself hitting a standard curb at 70 mph. Please post it up.

Should be a peice of cake as that tree was at least 7" and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,111
Posted By Boon Booni
I think you'll have tons of fun on a smaller...

I think you'll have tons of fun on a smaller bike. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,008
Views: 1,271,579
Posted By Boon Booni
You could always braze on a bung. Much less...

You could always braze on a bung. Much less chance of damaging anything.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 392,745
Posted By Boon Booni
It becomes necessary at around 70 degrees. Or if...

It becomes necessary at around 70 degrees. Or if it's breezy.
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Boon Booni
With no bearing on there, you just dodged the...

With no bearing on there, you just dodged the bullet of my doom and gloom. Had you put any real miles on that bike you'd have destroyed the throw out mechanism.

That's also why your locknut...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
If you're interested, I've got a Wolfman Beta Bag...

If you're interested, I've got a Wolfman Beta Bag and soft water proof throw over saddle bags which might get you loaded and riding.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
I don't really have any need to go on these group...

I don't really have any need to go on these group camp outs now that the Richmond cuddling salon has finally opened.

:evil

link...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,243
Posted By Boon Booni
I'd call it a "Live Route" or something like...

I'd call it a "Live Route" or something like that.

Quite often I'll be following a route and want to add an extra stop, and with OSmand or copilot it is really easy to add to the current route....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,730
Posted By Boon Booni
I couldn't handle 5" step at 70mph without...

I couldn't handle 5" step at 70mph without blowing out the front tire.

I believe I could handle a 2" step but I think that's pretty much the max.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,556
Posted By Boon Booni
Not me in the cliff video, but I think it's...

Not me in the cliff video, but I think it's important for folks to see. It has definitely been in the back of my mind at times when riding some exposed rocky climbs. Always cover that clutch!
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,556
Posted By Boon Booni
I'd love to try it. I regularly do full lock...

I'd love to try it. I regularly do full lock circles in less that 16 feet, so that won't be a problem.

I used to spend afternoons practicing in the local police training course here in town and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 116,789
Posted By Boon Booni
Lesson 1, understand that steering with the bars...

Lesson 1, understand that steering with the bars is the quickest and most efficient way to steer a bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 16,556
Posted By Boon Booni
:rofl What did you prove? That Harley are...

:rofl

What did you prove? That Harley are not entertaining? :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 116,789
Posted By Boon Booni
You'll be a better rider if you actively counter...

You'll be a better rider if you actively counter steer and then use "body steer" (ie getting your butt off the seat) to increase ground clearance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 33,120
Views: 2,016,246
Posted By Boon Booni
Just mount it to a peice of plywood that's big...

Just mount it to a peice of plywood that's big enough for you to stand on while mounting tires.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Boon Booni
I don't see a bearing I that cavity and I think I...

I don't see a bearing I that cavity and I think I see marks on the face of the piston that looks like metal on metal wear.

You should have a roller ball type of bearing for that style of piston....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 116,789
Posted By Boon Booni
Body steering is a way to trick yourself into...

Body steering is a way to trick yourself into countersteering by doing 3 things that don't turn the bike and one thing that does.
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Boon Booni
I wouldn't remove the rod. It has a felt strip...

I wouldn't remove the rod. It has a felt strip that fits inside the bore where the rod lives. If you pull the rod out far enough that the felt strip comes out, you will have to pull the trans to...
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