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Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By PachmanP
Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money...

Yeah definitely cya going on. I've got my money already. The wheel is cast though does Woody's look at those?



Yeah that's basically the gist of it. I got a pretty good deal out of it from my...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By PachmanP
Inspecting a wheel after an accident?

So my wee was rear ended and driven into the car in front of me.

I had my shop inspect the bike for the insurance, but I'm planning on doing any repairs. The shop said the front wheel, rotors,...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By PachmanP
He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the...

He's T'd into the gas on the underside of the tank. Since the top of the tube is equalized to the tank vent, the whole thing acts like a liquid level. The level in the tube will always be at the same...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By PachmanP
Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search...

Not terrible. For real adv cred you should search littlenative and add a bit on bandanas.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By PachmanP
I've looped some paracord around a wrench or...

I've looped some paracord around a wrench or something and the loose end of the spring. Pull from behind the bike(careful not to pull it over) to get the spring stretched enough to hook it on.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,792
Posted By PachmanP
How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable...

How's the measurement stability? Any noticeable variation with lean angle? I suspect that's a function of the sampling rate, right?

The miles until empty is just gallons left times a fixed avg...
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,008
Posted By PachmanP
Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of...

Wait are run flats the cause of or the symptom of the fall of western civilization?
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,399
Posted By PachmanP
KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to...

KLR? This sounds like you're using a backpack to do the job of a milkcrate.

But for reals, it sounds like you could use a top box or tailbag. You could get a cheap givi knockoff (or used) or even...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By PachmanP
Bungies over the paniers? :hide.

Bungies over the paniers?


:hide.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By PachmanP
It's a good ride. During the week the traffic...

It's a good ride. During the week the traffic wasn't too bad when I did it.
Forum: Americas 10-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,904
Posted By PachmanP
I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge...

I usually get around 45 mpg. Don't notice a huge hit with my caribou cases on, but my riding style usually changes when I'm loaded.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 919
Posted By PachmanP
+1 Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can...

+1
Clipped to my left waist adjuster. Can adjust on the go just fine there. Don't have extensive cable runs.
I've tried to find a better place for my wired controller to no avail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 8,597
Posted By PachmanP
Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were...

Ooooh so they didn't tell you that you were uninvited?
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By PachmanP
Just bend it around the bar.

Just bend it around the bar.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By PachmanP
So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA. ...

So last year I took 22 and 15 north through PA.

For this trip is there maybe good camping north of Scranton? Maybe NW some?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 8,597
Posted By PachmanP
Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go...

Hrrm if we're talking breakfast in bed I could go as early as 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 8,597
Posted By PachmanP
Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't...

Wait breakfast is 7-8 on Saturday!?!? That wasn't on the website. I dunno if I woulda signed up if i knew that.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,105
Posted By PachmanP
The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A...

The charger might be only putting out the 0.5 A the USB spec calls for. I could believe that the phone drains under use fast than it charges if you don't have a 2 A charger.
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,269
Posted By PachmanP
Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse...

Subscribed. I'm looking east coast to Deadhorse next summer. Not real dates yet. I'm in DC but might be leaving from a rally down in NC mid-May.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By PachmanP
So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day...

So I'm on a Wee. I'm not opposed to a longish day or two. I also wouldn't mind some gravel/dirt but nothing that wouldn't be a considered a road.

I went to college in Boston and go up to New...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By PachmanP
DC to Boston-ish route help

So I need to burn a little vacation soon. I'm thinking a NE trip would be a good way to do it, but I need route advice.

I'm in DC and I have have friends I want to visit outside Boston (Lowell). I...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By PachmanP
Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was...

Stayed in a cabin in an outer banks koa. It was nice. Family and rv focused, but if that's what I was looking for I'd stay again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 8,597
Posted By PachmanP
I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...

I'm all registered up, so see y'all there...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,534
Posted By PachmanP
A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh...

A buddy has used a pair of Olympia mesh (airglides?) a couple of times to good result. I think at the price point they're hard to beat.

Motoport mesh is supposed to be good.
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,331
Posted By PachmanP
Wd40 is not a lubricant...

Wd40 is not a lubricant...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,362
Posted By PachmanP
The blue ones... Old t-shirts occasionally.

The blue ones...

Old t-shirts occasionally.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By PachmanP
I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of...

I would definitely consider VPN with the lack of security on public WiFi. Folks can also set up a hotspot, call it "Starbucks WiFi" and get all the unencrypted info (almost everything) they want.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-04-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,973
Posted By PachmanP
I think that's where I'm going to end up. ...

I think that's where I'm going to end up.

Liked the trekker for car camping but went with BA encampment and BA pad since the trekker didn't work well with the BA bag. Ended up being cold in temps...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By PachmanP
Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and...

Boston in sept? Hang out on the esplanade and ogle the college girls before the parkas come out.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By PachmanP
Mind the speed limit in OH... Front Royal...

Mind the speed limit in OH...

Front Royal puts you on skyline dr which costs money as it is national park. It's also 35 for 100 miles. BRP starts at the end of the park. I skipped it when I did...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,771
Posted By PachmanP
Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up...

Ha I knew the fourth half was going to show up and suggest motoport or 'stitch.
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By PachmanP
I think the big thing for running different tires...

I think the big thing for running different tires is don't mix bias ply and radials. I also imagine that you would want the front to always be more aggressive (for knobby or DS) or sticky (for...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By PachmanP
Backpacking gear is your friend when picking...

Backpacking gear is your friend when picking motocamping gear. There is an even stronger size/weight focus. Then since you have a bike not your back, you can use bigger/cheaper/heavier options as it...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,231
Posted By PachmanP
I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just...

I clean with kero pre- and -post trip and just lube when I stop for the evening every day or two. This is mostly road though.

I'm prolly going to get a scottoiler before my next big trip though....
Forum: Trip Planning 08-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,934
Posted By PachmanP
Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on...

Aluminum tape? Like what they actually use on ducts. Reflective. Removable.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28,735
Views: 1,370,449
Posted By PachmanP
Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was...

Howdy. I was the rider in that group who was mostly useless getting the hack up off ya. Saw the SMIB sticker and was wondering if I'd see a report... Glad it was just bruising.

Was a good time...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By PachmanP
You might need to look into registration etc. You...

You might need to look into registration etc. You might need to get a DC license to register the bike. There is some sort of temp assignment thing at the DMV though.

Maybe consider a scooter? They...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By PachmanP
9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but...

9(?) Across VT and NH isn't super exciting but isn't terrible if you want to make distance east west.

Also, ain't NY in New England? :hide
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By PachmanP
It is a couple of links not just the one. I...

It is a couple of links not just the one.

I cleaned and lubed after this first started showing up. This is a couple of hundred miles after a good cleaning.
The chain has tight spots. Not really...
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