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Forum: Face plant 06-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,082
Posted By Bluesmudge
Lawyer.

Lawyer.
Forum: Face plant 05-21-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,854
Posted By Bluesmudge
That's pretty cool that the BMW took more damage...

That's pretty cool that the BMW took more damage than the bike. Glad you came away mostly okay.

In a case like this in Cali, who is at fault? In any other state it would be your fault, but lane...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Bluesmudge
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,093
Posted By Bluesmudge
Duh! :rofl And if you see a problem with that,...

Duh! :rofl
And if you see a problem with that, then you are in the wrong thread!

I recently commuted in Seattle for a few months on a '81 Honda CT110. It was perfect for around town, and highway...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,199
Posted By Bluesmudge
I have the N43E Trilogy with the bluetooth N-COM....

I have the N43E Trilogy with the bluetooth N-COM. I love the thing. Maybe that is why nobody talks about it? It only works in Nolan helmets and it works. Nothing to talk about. It does turn a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 103,093
Posted By Bluesmudge
Looks like the perfect replacement for the CT110...

Looks like the perfect replacement for the CT110 I just sold. A little bigger, a little more powerful and with modern brakes and FI. I might have to figure out a way to buy one. Looks like a fun...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Bluesmudge
EMGO makes a copy of the Acerbis hand guards. The...

EMGO makes a copy of the Acerbis hand guards. The EMGO guards are almost as good for a lot less.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,130
Posted By Bluesmudge
From my experience, neither of these statements...

From my experience, neither of these statements are true. The only change was from '89 to '90 when they went from clip-ons to standard bars. For the '01 and '02 in the US the bars were chrome instead...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Bluesmudge
Uncommon Service for the Uncommon Rider ...

Uncommon Service for the Uncommon Rider

Rocket Moto:
For the love of motorcycles
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,130
Posted By Bluesmudge
I have a 2006 GS500F. Thats the faired model. One...

I have a 2006 GS500F. Thats the faired model. One of the easiest bikes I've ever worked on. Good community and parts availability. It's a standard, so it doesn't do anything really well but it can do...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,799
Posted By Bluesmudge
I have been using (abusing) mine for years. The...

I have been using (abusing) mine for years. The price has gone up at least $10 since I bought it, but the case is still a good deal. EMGO is not known for quality, but I have to say this thing is...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By Bluesmudge
My Junior cases came with a little piece of metal...

My Junior cases came with a little piece of metal that bolts in two places to the rack in the place you are mentioning that is what the cases actually latch on to. To me, this piece should come with...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bluesmudge
I had a D606 that started throwing knobs after...

I had a D606 that started throwing knobs after 100 miles. I had the tire replaced for free. Maybe you can too? No tire should be coming apart after 1000 miles.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,744
Posted By Bluesmudge
I had the 37 and then got in a crash that...

I had the 37 and then got in a crash that resulted in a minor concussion when my head hit a stationary metal object at 20+ mph. I didn't die, so I think the helmet protected my head very well. After...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,814
Posted By Bluesmudge
If you could come up with a rugged mounting...

If you could come up with a rugged mounting solution, I think they would be fine for a street bike. Not for a dual sport, they would shatter into oblivion if you ever dropped your bike.
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By Bluesmudge
I think dommie = Dominator. As in a Honda NX650...

I think dommie = Dominator. As in a Honda NX650 Dominator, although same rules apply. Change the intake and/or the exhaust and you must change the jetting to match.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
Hey guys, I'm thinking about selling my Domi and...

Hey guys, I'm thinking about selling my Domi and I'm wondering if I should put the original tank back on and sell my acerbis tank separately?

Its black and has a few scratches. What would people...
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,222
Posted By Bluesmudge
How did you get that big bike upright again?

How did you get that big bike upright again?
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,900
Posted By Bluesmudge
I miss the old Redhook bottles.

I miss the old Redhook bottles.
Forum: Australia 01-27-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,251
Posted By Bluesmudge
Everything said so far has been great advice. ...

Everything said so far has been great advice.
Story is obviously most important. If the video is for an audience that was not on the ride, the video needs to be fast paced. Go easy on the helmet cam...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
There is one weird setting that determines this....

There is one weird setting that determines this. I think the choices are something like .5 1 or 1.5 sorry that is so vague I am at work and don't remember the name of the setting. One of these...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
I think you just have to find anybody who sells...

I think you just have to find anybody who sells H&B stuff and they can order it for you. As far as I know there isn't an easy way to buy them.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
Hey switch, any chance you have a photo of how...

Hey switch, any chance you have a photo of how you mounted the speedometer and magnet? I just installed the vapor and I'm not sure where to mount the magnet as I am not getting any reading from the...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 601,074
Posted By Bluesmudge
If that is the same stuff that Klim uses in their...

If that is the same stuff that Klim uses in their super expensive Adventure pants, I have seen the major damage it can do to motorcycle plastics and paint in the knee area. Maybe this is a different...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,465
Posted By Bluesmudge
This. Really works!

This. Really works!
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By Bluesmudge
I did exactly what you are talking about with my...

I did exactly what you are talking about with my iPad. However, this is just for convenience. I still carry the paper versions of the maps when I am going off-road. It would be a terrible idea to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
Your NX looks like it is in perfect condition!...

Your NX looks like it is in perfect condition! Nice find!
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,140
Posted By Bluesmudge
Thanks for posting the gear pics! I wear the same...

Thanks for posting the gear pics! I wear the same pants and a similar fieldsheer jacket. Good to see they can protect you well, even at 70 mph. Not bad when you consider that they somewhat of a value...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,112
Posted By Bluesmudge
You can quickly take the ugly yellow graphics off...

You can quickly take the ugly yellow graphics off the tubes with a little gasoline and a rag.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By Bluesmudge
There are also Vanguard cases. I would put them...

There are also Vanguard cases. I would put them between the seahorse and pelican in terms of quality. I'm using one as my top case and really like their latches more than my pelican side cases.

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
The XRL tank might fit okay on the frame, but I...

The XRL tank might fit okay on the frame, but I doubt it would work with the seat or fairings.
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By Bluesmudge
Most bluetooth intercom systems can be charged by...

Most bluetooth intercom systems can be charged by a 12V DC socket, which you can install on your bike if you don't have one already.

If you want a non-powered intercom, I've heard really great...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Bluesmudge
If the phone isn't even out yet, how is anybody...

If the phone isn't even out yet, how is anybody going to know what cases and mounts are good for it?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
The Hurricane swingarm is enticing just because...

The Hurricane swingarm is enticing just because it is cheaper than the NX650 swingarms on ebay. Is there any way to keep the stock spoked wheel or do you have to buy everything? I don't mind staying...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
I think my forks are straight, but I'll let you...

I think my forks are straight, but I'll let you know if it turns out otherwise. The top case on my bike is the Vanguard Supreme 40F:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
My NX has met its end! Or at least the end of...

My NX has met its end! Or at least the end of looking like an NX650. No chance of finding all the front fairing parts, so I'm looking into different headlight options.

Face plant thread:...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bluesmudge
Just a note on the longevity of mac notebooks: ...

Just a note on the longevity of mac notebooks:

I bought the first intel macbook pro 15.4" when they came out in 2006. Used it for video editing for almost 5 years and only just sold it.

In my...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,496
Posted By Bluesmudge
I have the fieldsheers as well and love them....

I have the fieldsheers as well and love them. They are a good fall/winter/spring pant but too warm for summer. Also, they can be tough to get over a true motorcross boot, but work fine with any other...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,471
Posted By Bluesmudge
I shattered my thumb right above the lower joint...

I shattered my thumb right above the lower joint a few years back. Took two pins and a year of stretching to get it back to normal, but I can hardly tell the difference now. Make sure the docs know...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 989,906
Posted By Bluesmudge
I fixed/replaced some of my broken and missing...

I fixed/replaced some of my broken and missing plastic fairing pieces with 2 part epoxy and pieces cut from a dust pan. Just find some thick plastic, cut and drill it to shape and epoxy it on. Make...
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