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Forum: Hacks 06-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,496
Posted By Pago Cruiser
The rig looks great! Motorvation (Gary) also...

The rig looks great!
Motorvation (Gary) also recommends a bit less on the toe in - 3/8" to 1/2". Time and tire wear will confirm one way or the other.

I would keep an eye on that rear upper...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Saw your post when looking for a response to mine...

Saw your post when looking for a response to mine about a flash and humming on my Kristas; I got no joy, but maybe I can assist with yours...

Did you get the rheostat controller in the...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Krista LED's wiring and flash

Have been installing my Clearwater Krista LED's, and am not a big fan of their wiring hardware. Lots of wires, potted circuits, and a proprietary relay.

I pulled their rheostat out of its case,...
Forum: Hacks 05-31-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 985
Posted By Pago Cruiser
For those bandwidth challenged, like me. Or who...

For those bandwidth challenged, like me.
Or who just want a snapshot...:evil
...
Forum: Hacks 05-29-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hey Dirty, Thanks for posting. Hope to make it...

Hey Dirty,
Thanks for posting. Hope to make it this year. I thought it was a distance for us, but you got us beat. 9/10 of an Iron Butt (900 miles?)is a hard row to hoe two days in a row...
Hey,...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,496
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Indeed, a nice looking Sporty. That rear lower...

Indeed, a nice looking Sporty. That rear lower mount is a bugger. I found a guy on this forum (IIRC) who had the Warkshop build him a mount; he said it worked well. I don't know how it cleared the...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,823
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thread resurrection time... Just picked...

Thread resurrection time...

Just picked up a set of Darla's to put an a new-to-me hack rig. Was wondering about their "always on" mode, and this thread had a poster with a separate on-off...
Forum: Hacks 10-17-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,864
Posted By Pago Cruiser
DirtyDR - nope. JustKip had asked a few posts...

DirtyDR - nope.
JustKip had asked a few posts earlier, which is why I quoted him.

Sorry to get wrapped around the axle...
Forum: Hacks 10-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,864
Posted By Pago Cruiser
"I hate to hijack, but do you have pix of the...

"I hate to hijack, but do you have pix of the XR1200 Rig?"

I did a build thread here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=667638&highlight=xr1200+ural

Dang, looks like...
Forum: Hacks 10-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,864
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Good pics. Thanks for posting. Was turnout...

Good pics. Thanks for posting.

Was turnout light? We've been there 4 of the last 6 years now, but it seemed more crowded. Did Doug still have the dinner the night before? That was always a hoot....
Forum: Road Warriors 08-24-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,867
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Xyzzy, Excellent idea to check the hub...

Xyzzy,
Excellent idea to check the hub pattern-I was trying to figure out how to check bolt patterns via the wheel.,

"Note: I have no idea what else needs to match for you to switch a wheel."...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-24-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,867
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Anybody know if a regular 1800 rear wheel would...

Anybody know if a regular 1800 rear wheel would fit the Valk?
I'm looking at building the ultimate Hack Tug, and the new Valk (at 150 lbs lighter than a Wing) looks interesting. I think this would...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,873
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks for the responses guys. Bad news and good...

Thanks for the responses guys. Bad news and good news...

1. Canada is out of L - although good news for those more portly than I:...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,873
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hmm. Glad you were successful. Wanna sell it? ...

Hmm. Glad you were successful. Wanna sell it?
Edit: Did they have any more on the shelf?

At least on the KLIM website I found, they are out of stock of all the Hi-Vis sizes:...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 21,873
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Wow - I have been looking for awhile as well, but...

Wow - I have been looking for awhile as well, but did not think to post here. Good idea...

So, anybody else know where to get a large, HiVis Induction?

TIA.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,317
Posted By Pago Cruiser
THAT will (help) keep you alive. Good...

THAT will (help) keep you alive.

Good post, good info, and good luck. I'd like to hear where that "80% of head-on collisions happen off the road" came from. Interesting stat.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-02-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,553
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Arizona. Hey Rhubarb - what percentage of your...

Arizona.
Hey Rhubarb - what percentage of your total premiums is the uninsured/underinsured line items?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,553
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Were you paying 80% of your premium for Uninsured...

Were you paying 80% of your premium for Uninsured and Underinsured coverage? On EACH bike?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,553
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Multi Bike Insurance?

Hope this is in the right forum...
Just got my insurance renewal, and I'm bummed. Currently insured with Progressive. I'm lucky enough to have a few bikes, but insurance is getting goofy.

I...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Speedo adapter

Anybody seen a speedo adapter that has a blade receptacle on one end and a square drive receptacle on the other?

Or... how about a custom speedo cable that has square on one end and a blade on...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Figured I'd follow up with the (eventual)...

Figured I'd follow up with the (eventual) answer...
The friggen thing is pressed in. And then some massive hydraulic thing goes THUMP, and swages a retaining ring out of the big (brake pad side...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks for the reply. There are some...

Thanks for the reply. There are some ...marginal... flats on the pins themselves. Three do be exact. But the pins are about 1/4", and the fit to the steel plate is about 1/2" diameter. I have a...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By Pago Cruiser
How to replace caliper holder pin?

I'm modding some Concours calipers for a project. The aluminum caliper itself slides on hardened pins, either screwed or pressed into a steel flat plate. The steel flat plate is what bolts to the...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 41,819
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Well... sh!tfire. Came out of it's slot and...

Well... sh!tfire.
Came out of it's slot and fell to the bottom of the box.
Thanks guys.:clap
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 41,819
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Long time DRIFT HD user. How long? I've been...

Long time DRIFT HD user. How long? I've been thru three remotes, and the rubber skin on my HD is actually melting... But I digress...

Anybody get a DRIFT HD Ghost lately?

Got one from...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-05-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,703
Posted By Pago Cruiser
I'd be sorely tempted to set up a camera (prolly...

I'd be sorely tempted to set up a camera (prolly on a tripod) and record some of his antics on video. Then drop them off at your local Police Dept. One of these days he will misjudge, or miss a kid...
Forum: Face Plant 09-08-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,643
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Dam. Good news is you are ok; but it's still a...

Dam.
Good news is you are ok; but it's still a pisser...
Seems everytime someone (Jeep driver) does something stoopid, their first thought is how to lie and get away with it.
You may be up sh!t...
Forum: Face Plant 08-29-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,441
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Nice recovery. Those are some pretty...

Nice recovery.

Those are some pretty awesome boots for going out to dinner with the GF....:D
Seriously, I use street bmw boots, waterproof, but without any kind of strap-your-foot-in hardware. ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-25-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,434
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hey Drone - Great ride, great ride report, then...

Hey Drone - Great ride, great ride report, then BUMMER! I at it when things happen so fast... Really glad you two are ok. The rig is always fixable... Everything could have turned out much...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-19-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12,121
Views: 1,611,637
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Thanks guys. Yep, I remember the old canvas...

Thanks guys. Yep, I remember the old canvas water bags well; crude, but effective. I'd hate to test the waterproofness of the creen in this manner though...

How would the screen protector cause...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 07-19-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12,121
Views: 1,611,637
Posted By Pago Cruiser
My Montana has also started turning off randomly....

My Montana has also started turning off randomly. I have wedged the battery in adequately, so that is not the issue. I know this as the Montana battery is always displayed as fully charged as soon...
Forum: Face Plant 05-08-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,362
Posted By Pago Cruiser
First, sincere condolonces to the original...

First, sincere condolonces to the original poster. IMO, the 2nd tragedy is indeed the slap on the wrist for the scumbag killing someone. That pretty much tells you the value our courts currently...
Forum: Hacks 04-09-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By Pago Cruiser
They are great tugs. I have a GL1200S with a...

They are great tugs. I have a GL1200S with a Motorvation hack. The Motorvation guys have hacked several, and still offer parts and great help if you need it.
Forum: Hacks 01-30-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,535
Posted By Pago Cruiser
IMHO.... Rubbish. For the past three years we...

IMHO.... Rubbish.
For the past three years we have put about 10,000 miles/year on our hacks in just that configuration, using a GL1200/Motorvation road rig and a XR1200/Ural Dual Sport for off road....
Forum: Americas 11-10-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,394
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Could anyone who has done the Antelope...

Could anyone who has done the Antelope Wells-Silver City-Pie Town runs lately comment on road/trail conditions? Looking at doing this on a dual sport hack rig over Thanksgiving in a couple weeks. ...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By Pago Cruiser
WOW. Scary stuff. Another reason to try and...

WOW. Scary stuff. Another reason to try and control traffic (going slightly faster than the flow) instead of having traffic control you. Which granted, is not always possible.

I'd be...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,378
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Well, its not really thousands and thousands of...

Well, its not really thousands and thousands of miles; about 350, comprised of the first two segments of the CDR: Antelope Wells-Silver City-Pie Town that we are riding over Thanksgiving. And I...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,378
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Portable ramp for obstacles?

Anybody used a portable, hack friendly ramp for carrying and deploying over obstacles? Did a run a couple weeks ago and could not drop into, and then out of, a 3' deep gully. With a ramp it would...
Forum: Hacks 10-13-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,300
Posted By Pago Cruiser
Hey Drone - I have a problem just bolting weight...

Hey Drone - I have a problem just bolting weight in; it has to be functional on some level... A small AGM battery, air compressor, receiver tank, and air horn weigh in about 50 lbs: and obviously...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,518
Posted By Pago Cruiser
After another vendor bailed on me at the last...

After another vendor bailed on me at the last minute earlier this year for leading links on an XR1200, I contacted WASP in the UK. They were able to meet my schedule, and after much discussion,...
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