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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 02:47 AM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
I've been subscribed since the South America...

I've been subscribed since the South America trip, watched the bike build-out, and love following your adventure. Like everyone has said the pictures and story-telling make this thread really...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Thanks - I agree, of course. I'm used to getting...

Thanks - I agree, of course. I'm used to getting minimal sleep from time to time, but usually it's on a predictable schedule.



Hehe - yeah, I do end up sharing the occasional beer pic, huh?...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:08 PM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
I posted one a few pages back, check this post:...

I posted one a few pages back, check this post: http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24491176&postcount=73000

The post was in reference to the toolbox I'd just put on for my commute, but is a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 73,454
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Posted By pngaudioguy
I've had the opportunity to enjoy all of the...

I've had the opportunity to enjoy all of the beers from every "Trappist" monastery, except the one that just got recognized in Spencer, MA. They are definitely all exceptional. :evil

Some of the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
KyoXR already mentioned the lane splitting thing....

KyoXR already mentioned the lane splitting thing. After taking a ride in city traffic and still being able to move smoothly while the cars are all sitting there it's definitely something I'll miss...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I've got rubber grommets to keep the holes I...

I've got rubber grommets to keep the holes I drilled sealed, then a small flat washer under for compression, and a large flat washer above for compression and load dispersion. Galvanized M8 bolts are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Commute-mode

I finally got tired of putting my backpack on every morning to go to work, and figuring out how to strap down groceries and whatnot on the way home. I didn't want to spend hundreds on a "topbox", but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Lining up the camera - I set up my shot on the...

Lining up the camera - I set up my shot on the way to work this morning while the XRL was on the kickstand. It turned out exactly like your video. I'm using a RAM bolt mount ball to move the camera...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Video editing - check out Lightworks. It's free...

Video editing - check out Lightworks. It's free for 720p Youtube exports. Not quite like any of the other non-linear editors, but definitely powerful and good video quality.

I can't figure out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
On the link I sent, the description claims it's...

On the link I sent, the description claims it's good to 500 degrees F - I can't imagine the carb boot is exceeding that?



If rescue tape is the "tar on a roll" described above, then probably...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Not sure how quickly you need it, but apparently...

Not sure how quickly you need it, but apparently it's also called self-fusing, self-amalgamating, and sometimes "rescue" tape.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AEBKYPG/ref=biss_dp_t_asn
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I'm really happy with my Clarke 4.7. I've only...

I'm really happy with my Clarke 4.7. I've only had to use the "reserve reserve" once... hehe... I just checked mileage with my current jetting. Getting 35mpg right now on daily commute, after 138...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I think one of the best seated photos from that...

I think one of the best seated photos from that page indicates that the position would end up exactly as you described if fab that tank on. You sitting at the far back of the seat, leaned forward,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Brakes

Speaking of brakes... I looked in the service manual, and it shows an indent on the caliper side of the pad that they claim is the wear indicator for the factory pads, which I'm still using. I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
The only prototype of my LED taillight is on my...

The only prototype of my LED taillight is on my bike. Haha. It's been working great for the last 2 years. The per unit cost, even if I were to purchase thousands of each component, would end up being...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 07:26 AM
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Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I sent him some collectible glassware that cost...

I sent him some collectible glassware that cost less than it would have cost me to acquire the screws myself... :evil:1drink
Forum: GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East 06-03-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 47,661
Posted By pngaudioguy
I found a link to an English page that talks...

I found a link to an English page that talks about their map.

http://www.ourfootprints.de/gps/mapsource-island_e.html

At the bottom of the page are download links for a couple different...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 331,772
Posted By pngaudioguy
Looks like an amazing trip. Thanks for taking the...

Looks like an amazing trip. Thanks for taking the time to answer questions and stuff as you go - helps us at home feel more like a part of it!
Forum: Regional forums 05-29-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 403,121
Posted By pngaudioguy
I wanted to play, but the only national park in...

I wanted to play, but the only national park in Belgium is on the other side of the country (2 hours each way.) Hopefully the next tag is more conducive.

Atomicalex, you are arriving just as our...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Yeah, I normally do the manual ignore (also known...

Yeah, I normally do the manual ignore (also known as scroll past), but this particular interchange just was too priceless to ignore. That, and it's a slow night. Haha.:freaky:photog:beer

Yep. Not...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
Wow - this place goes to hell in a handbasket...

Wow - this place goes to hell in a handbasket quick.

fritzco suggests that tampering with emissions controls is a felony.

joexr asks fritz if he still has the "air injection" on his bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I can't speak for 2014, but they did not for...

I can't speak for 2014, but they did not for 2008...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 331,772
Posted By pngaudioguy
I've been lurking, and enjoying living...

I've been lurking, and enjoying living vicariously through you and others. My current job situation doesn't allow for this kind of adventure for various reasons, but it sure is fun to watch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
My 2008 came with the same. My understanding is...

My 2008 came with the same. My understanding is the tools got discontinued awhile ago. Don't bother buying the factory kit - just build your own with the stuff you actually want in it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Mine sat out in the pouring rain here in Belgium...

Mine sat out in the pouring rain here in Belgium all day today, and there wasn't water in my tank when I rode home.

That said, I can definitively speak to the waterproof nature of the Icon PDX...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 01:35 PM
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Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Ok. I'll admit I have no clue what you're talking...

Ok. I'll admit I have no clue what you're talking about. The only air anything I'm aware of on the front forks are the little caps on the top of each one. Call them a fork bleeder, or an air cap....
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
According to the factory manual it's acceptable...

According to the factory manual it's acceptable to have up to 6 PSI in the front forks. My take on the air caps is that their primary function is to bleed the air out of the shocks. I don't quite...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
So, in the quest to put together a collection of...

So, in the quest to put together a collection of interesting videos relating to my commute through the Belgian countryside I tried putting my GoPro on the handlebars with a RAM mount this morning....
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I think an aluminum tube would be more durable,...

I think an aluminum tube would be more durable, but it seems quite a few folks are using this one without any issues... the price of $4.99 is definitely good! Heck, I might even swap to using a tube...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 403,121
Posted By pngaudioguy
Hint - the bells don't have to be huge... for...

Hint - the bells don't have to be huge... for those that might want to get a bit creative with it.
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,414
Posted By pngaudioguy
I had my first failure with one of the blinkers...

I had my first failure with one of the blinkers this week. Pretty minor, but wanted to share anyway. I don't know exactly how many miles since I started using them, but 2 years anyway. The red circle...
Forum: Regional forums 05-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 403,121
Posted By pngaudioguy
New tag - a collection of bells. Could be in a...

New tag - a collection of bells. Could be in a "tower" format, or some other form of presentation.

http://cesiumaudiolab.com/advrider/xrl_bellstag.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 05-21-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 403,121
Posted By pngaudioguy
So, it is technically a church instead of a...

So, it is technically a church instead of a cathedral but it's still pretty cool looking! New tag ready to go if this is deemed acceptable.

http://cesiumaudiolab.com/advrider/xrl_churchtag.jpg
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,218
Views: 403,121
Posted By pngaudioguy
That is freaking awesome!

That is freaking awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I don't think anyone was offended, and it seems...

I don't think anyone was offended, and it seems like you're still being misunderstood. Hehe. I think the response about being part of a system of upgrades to get power increase was a good one. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
The only things I've been able to find about an...

The only things I've been able to find about an oil sight were a picture posted by mchester on what is page 1326 for me
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Wow - that's a classic album! I remember...

Wow - that's a classic album! I remember listening to all 6 sides of that cassette tape... Couldn't afford an LP player, so that was all I could get. Paul Simon's Graceland - no matter what style of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
I don't think it's necessary, but that has been...

I don't think it's necessary, but that has been my habit as well. Turn off the petcock, open garage while engine idles out. Check oil, top off if necessary (has been rare for me) then put it away.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
PM sent - this community kicks ass....

PM sent - this community kicks ass. :D:freaky:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 73,454
Views: 7,556,556
Posted By pngaudioguy
Yesterday afternoon, I went to put the slosh...

Yesterday afternoon, I went to put the slosh baffle back in my carb, and one of those pesky little screws finally decided to give up. It's going to be cheaper to order a bag of 50 from McMaster than...
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