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Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,997
Posted By blemkan
I currently wear a 40 suit coat and have a 32"...

I currently wear a 40 suit coat and have a 32" waist. I go about 6'1" or so. I'm kinda' slim, really don' t have a 'belly' to speak of. This doesn't quite line up with the Tecknic sizing chart. ...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,997
Posted By blemkan
So, if I'm reading the responses correctly, one...

So, if I'm reading the responses correctly, one size up from your normal suit coat size should provide a proper fit?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By blemkan
Great info 2TrakR. Don't forget about the...

Great info 2TrakR.

Don't forget about the St. Helen Motorsport area. Exit 222 off of I-75 North. About 2.5 hours out of the Detroit area. Go during the week, much less congestion. If you want...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 27,656
Posted By blemkan
Stainless bottles are becoming the new Nalgene...

Stainless bottles are becoming the new Nalgene for the Green set. After word about plastics leeching toxins into drinking water made the organic and outdoorsy newsletters, yuppies needed to find...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By blemkan
Question Small Air Compressor?

Anyone here ever used one of these? (http://www.cpocampbellhausfeld.com/air_compressors/home_and_car_care_air_compressors/fp2028.html) I'm in the market for a small, portable air compressor that...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By blemkan
You can get one of these...

You can get one of these (http://www.sportline.com/product.php?prod=35url) at just about any fitness store. The site says 19.99, but I've seen them as cheap as 9.99. Check out bicyle shops also.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,497
Posted By blemkan
Dual Sport riders tend to have more experience...

Dual Sport riders tend to have more experience and know what they are buying, and why. Squids on sportbikes, IME, more than likely, bought their latest go-fast machine 'cause their friend said...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,954
Posted By blemkan
Check out Gravel Seeker here....

Check out Gravel Seeker here. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=118105&page=37) :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,487
Posted By blemkan
:lol3 CBOA= Cheap Bastards of America(or...

:lol3
CBOA= Cheap Bastards of America(or Norway, as the case may be).
It usually implies that someone has the technical skills and determination to engineer their own solution to a problem rather...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-04-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 339,016
Posted By blemkan
From Ardys Kellerman to Dick Rutan, wow. Great...

From Ardys Kellerman to Dick Rutan, wow. Great thread.
I'm an Aerogeek without an aero.
My boyscout leader was an Air Force guy. We used to go to Wright-Patterson AFB every year for a campout. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,487
Posted By blemkan
:clap Dude, you rawk hardcore!(anybody with a...

:clap
Dude, you rawk hardcore!(anybody with a buddy named Yngve must!)
Please tell us more about the headlight setup! Exhaust?
Damn that's cool.
Need
More
Info...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,571,753
Posted By blemkan
Great Thread! A couple of years ago, I dug...

Great Thread!

A couple of years ago, I dug out my old MX gear, which was promptly confiscated by my then 2/12 yo. daughter!

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/blemkan/DCP_4788.jpg

A...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,574
Posted By blemkan
Have ridden one on several ocasions. about as...

Have ridden one on several ocasions. about as opposite of the Dakar as you can get. Love it.

Pros: very quiet for a harley.
Porche helped develop the motor.
The motor is very...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,947
Posted By blemkan
there is a guy(Mattys) on f650 and here that uses...

there is a guy(Mattys) on f650 and here that uses
these...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By blemkan
just did the brake lever so far, the clutch lever...

just did the brake lever so far, the clutch lever looks like it will fit.
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 950
Posted By blemkan
they fit my '01. Ordered them from my local...

they fit my '01. Ordered them from my local multi line dealer. $4.99. catalog says they fit from '05 and up, but they are a perfect fit on mine. parts unlimited # 0614-0080 for the brake lever.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,288
Posted By blemkan
Sports car nut? British cars? No wonder why you...

Sports car nut? British cars?
No wonder why you ride:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 48,665
Posted By blemkan
hehehe, she said "rack up" hehehe nice bike,...

hehehe, she said "rack up" hehehe
nice bike, btw:clap
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,496
Posted By blemkan
Busa for sale. Adult owned, low miles. Only...

Busa for sale. Adult owned, low miles. Only ridden on weekends.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By blemkan
+1 :thumb Trailwings(turdwings) are pretty...

+1 :thumb
Trailwings(turdwings) are pretty much considered the worst tire for the job.:puke1 I was gonna say check ur pressure. Or replace ur tires, Sahara's for more dirt, or Tourances or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By blemkan
Ummmm, as one of those nasty suburbanites that is...

Ummmm, as one of those nasty suburbanites that is causing all of Detroits problems, I'd have to say that is one seriously bad idea. Between the garbage and junk that mysteriously collects in just...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 517,487
Posted By blemkan
Old Statehouse Trail, Oscoda, Mi. ...

Old Statehouse Trail, Oscoda, Mi.
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/blemkan/DSC06990.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 167,063
Posted By blemkan
not mine. spotted last weekend at a charity...

not mine. spotted last weekend at a charity ride/chili cook-off
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/blemkan/DSC07077001.jpg
don't remember the name, but it said "made in Spain"
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,168
Posted By blemkan
I got my dealer to match prices with newenough...

I got my dealer to match prices with newenough on a pair of allaround boots. I explained that they were identical to (exactly the same as) the Oxtar Matrix 2. I gave the apparel manager the prices...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 276,008
Posted By blemkan
I've seen that bike in person

October 1st,2006. Plymouth, Mi.
Amongst a sea of stock hardleys and custom ass jewlery at a "chili cook-off". Bikes parked tight. Except by that one. No one wanted to park too close to something...
Forum: Face plant 09-17-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,391
Posted By blemkan
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff44/klopfi/hel...

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff44/klopfi/helmet1.jpg
Perfect argument for a full face helmet!
Glad to hear it went better for you than the deer!
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 850,421
Posted By blemkan
At the Old State House Trail in Oscoda, Mi. ...

At the Old State House Trail in Oscoda, Mi.
Tourances are not sand tires!
http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc294/blemkan/DSC06990.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By blemkan
overheating

Do you have any type of radiator guard or fork gaitors installed?
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,261
Posted By blemkan
Got Pics?

Got Pics?
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By blemkan
OT:Help....Jeep won't start.

Drove my 95 Jeep Wrangler with the 2.5l 4cyl, 5 sp. manual, to work yesterday. Started and drove fine. Went to leave last night, turned the key, nothing. no crank, no tic tic tic from the relay or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,530
Posted By blemkan
Shell Gasoline used to have these car care and...

Shell Gasoline used to have these car care and safety tip commercials on TV and corresponding pamphlets in their gas stations. In the one I remember the most, the guy says "look left, then right,...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By blemkan
Well, after checking out the Olympia and BMW...

Well, after checking out the Olympia and BMW products, I went ahead and ordered the AD1s that are on sale. Any thing else seemed to have too many zippers, snaps, buttons, liners, etc. to deal with. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 11:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,606
Posted By blemkan
from F650.com ...

from F650.com

http://www.billmallin.com/motorcycle/images/maintenance/MSR/index.htm
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By blemkan
Riding pants question

I need a pair of riding pants to complete my ATGATT, and I am considering either the BMW city pants, or the 'Stich AD1s currently on sale. I commute daily, as well as weekend rides. All pavement so...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,180
Posted By blemkan
It was 90 degrees+here today with similar...

It was 90 degrees+here today with similar humidity. Summer hits with a vengance to remind us of why we put up with the crappy winter.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,033
Posted By blemkan
:rofl My v-rod riding buddy calls me...

:rofl
My v-rod riding buddy calls me "stormtrooper".

When I bought my F650 Dakar, people would say "Oh, you bought a motorcycle? Whadcha' get a Harley?"
Me:"No"
Them:"Oh, you got a crotch...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 256,067
Posted By blemkan
Know those trails well. Ran them on the quad and...

Know those trails well. Ran them on the quad and in the Jeep.
Can't wait to run 'em on the Dakar this summer:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,614
Posted By blemkan
I do a "walkaround" before every ride, however, I...

I do a "walkaround" before every ride, however, I have found more "issues" during the after ride stare. A leaky radiator, nails and screws in the tires, loose chain to name a few. I use this info to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By blemkan
Thanks for all of the input. This is part of my...

Thanks for all of the input. This is part of my homework. Not looking for kitchy or touristy, just some good MC roads. We know that Northern Michigan(Up North) or the U.P. holds many great rides...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By blemkan
Question for Oh or Pa riders

Anyone ever ridden the through the Cuyahoga Scenic By way?
http://www.canalwayohio.com/maps/roads/index.htm
My riding buddy and I are contemplating a trip through here in mid/late April. Being from...
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