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Forum: Equipment Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 33,860
Posted By MiteyF
My biggest gripe with the 705's is their seeming...

My biggest gripe with the 705's is their seeming hatred of tar snakes. I've never run any other tire that will so readily try to kill you if you so much as *look* at a tar snake. If it weren't for...
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 918,296
Posted By MiteyF
After moving temporarily to Michigan from NW WA,...

After moving temporarily to Michigan from NW WA, I can honestly say there seem to be far fewer reasonably priced bikes here than there were back home. Not to mention, almost nothing worth buying that...
Forum: Equipment Today, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 394,709
Posted By MiteyF
Hhmm... I suppose on one of my pre-trip hammock...

Hhmm... I suppose on one of my pre-trip hammock sleeping sessions I'll have to give something like this a try. Perhaps just give a regular down blanket a go, and if it's close to working, grab some...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,509
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,027
Posted By MiteyF
Wait, what?

Wait, what?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 394,709
Posted By MiteyF
Thanks for the suggestions guys, but I just can't...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, but I just can't imagine a top quilt working for me... Every time I imagine sleeping in the hammock with a quilt, I imagine a stiff breeze blowing through and...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 33,860
Posted By MiteyF
After going through this thread I may just have...

After going through this thread I may just have to pick up a set of these for the Strom next, pre-June moto-trip. I was never terribly impressed with the 705's, but after having spent most of my play...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By MiteyF
When using Seahorses for my panniers, and top...

When using Seahorses for my panniers, and top box, I ground the ridges off. No reason not to the way I see it
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 394,709
Posted By MiteyF
I'm new to the hammock camping world. In fact,...

I'm new to the hammock camping world. In fact, haven't even camped in my hammock as of yet. With that said, I'm hanging in my new Dutch on the porch as I type this. Got one for me and the fiance,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
The operative term here is "modern" sportbike....

The operative term here is "modern" sportbike. MOST "modern sportbikes" are inline engines, 4 cylinders with big, peaky power. They can be purchased off the showroom floor for (given the performance)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 892,340
Posted By MiteyF
Not hard on the expressway early in the...

Not hard on the expressway early in the morning... not that I would know or anything :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
While some of your assertions are true, a few...

While some of your assertions are true, a few notes.

To be fair, you "see where modern sportbikes come from" because the CB750 WAS the precursor to the modern sportbike... however, it was a...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
Been getting the Strom ready for "riding season",...

Been getting the Strom ready for "riding season", as well as a 3k-ish mile trip to Maine in June. Valves checked, new (old, and temporary) front tire, new chain, oil and coolant, and a very thorough...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
I haven't found a set of "regular" mirrors that...

I haven't found a set of "regular" mirrors that work half as well as a properly weighted and mounted bar end. Besides the sumo, they're all I've used for the last 50k or so miles, and you will never...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
Because most of them flop and vibrate rendering...

Because most of them flop and vibrate rendering them nearly useless, and I have trained myself to do regular head checks and typically move a bit faster than traffic to avoid most dangers from...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
You're bitching about mirrors? Half of the bikes...

You're bitching about mirrors? Half of the bikes I ride don't have mirrors
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
You're mad about dust?

You're mad about dust?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,730
Posted By MiteyF
This thing looks like a fucking death trap! :eek1...

This thing looks like a fucking death trap! :eek1 I'm shaking just looking at it
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,509
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 348,027
Posted By MiteyF
I cut 4 of the 5 tendons in the top of my right...

I cut 4 of the 5 tendons in the top of my right hand in half (the ones that you use to open your hand), as well as 2 ligaments and 2 joint capsules, and still have very little feeling there. Thanks...
Forum: The Garage 03-14-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
Harley front tires tend to be a *bit* wider than...

Harley front tires tend to be a *bit* wider than any 21" I've ever encountered :lol3
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 287,577
Posted By MiteyF
Do you have the orange one? Remember, that one is...

Do you have the orange one? Remember, that one is for PIPE not tubing. Also, you need to tightly pack the tubing with sand before you use most hydraulic benders of that style. The ones with 2 dies...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
New battery in the Strom, plus a good wash, and...

New battery in the Strom, plus a good wash, and fired her up. Spring is here. First ride of the "season" (fucking midwest!) will be tomorry! :D
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,921,374
Posted By MiteyF
This is also very true. Beer can start to go...

This is also very true. Beer can start to go skunky in only a few hours if left in the bright sun, especially if it's in a lighter colored or clear bottle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 892,340
Posted By MiteyF
Better than the shit we've got here right now. It...

Better than the shit we've got here right now. It was 10 below on my drive to work this morning. No one should have to deal with that shit.

First time I've had to have a car to drive in about 5...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
A flap wheel has the ability to turn that piece...

A flap wheel has the ability to turn that piece of steel into a pile of dust. I don't know what you mean by this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 892,340
Posted By MiteyF
As a WA native temporarily living near Ann Arbor,...

As a WA native temporarily living near Ann Arbor, please don't tell anyone else how nice it is there. We have worked hard to make people think that it's rainy and 40 degrees year round, with no real...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,730
Posted By MiteyF
How about this one? "Won't be ready to sell until...

How about this one? "Won't be ready to sell until spring/summer", and he "hasn't figured out a price yet"

http://annarbor.craigslist.org/mcy/4877031605.html
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
^^^ how far ya reckon that rear wheel will travel...

^^^ how far ya reckon that rear wheel will travel before it hits the rear hoop? :huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,730
Posted By MiteyF
That actually makes sense... it's like idiocy...

That actually makes sense... it's like idiocy quarantine.
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
When it's cold out, I do my epoxy and wood gluing...

When it's cold out, I do my epoxy and wood gluing in the basement to help with curing and avoid 2 days of dry time.
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
:clap Glad it's working out for you. I'm the kind...

:clap Glad it's working out for you. I'm the kind of guy that has a hard time sitting still, so when I'm at home, even after waking up at 4.30am and putting in my 8 hours, I'm always...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,730
Posted By MiteyF
You didn't read the ad, did you?

You didn't read the ad, did you?
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
If he's a psych major it will be more than a few...

If he's a psych major it will be more than a few more years before he can afford a tow :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
Looks like I was referring to the wrong...

Looks like I was referring to the wrong picture/bike, my internet skills and beer drinking are sometimes inversely correlated :lol3 sorry!
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,760
Views: 663,043
Posted By MiteyF
Yeah, fuck all these people trying to save you...

Yeah, fuck all these people trying to save you money and bodily harm... what dickheads.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 535,730
Posted By MiteyF
"The name of the bike is 'Nerve Damage' " ...

"The name of the bike is 'Nerve Damage' "

Between the knobbies and the powerplant, I bet the vibration alone would prove the title apt.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 3,605,942
Posted By MiteyF
I think that bike already has a much more...

I think that bike already has a much more "scrambler" look than it does "cafe". That's not a bad thing mind you. Although my ears hurt just looking at it :rofl
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
I've got a 50k BTU kerosene heater. However, when...

I've got a 50k BTU kerosene heater. However, when it's -3 outside, and the 2 car garage doesn't have any insulation, a heater can only do so much. At around 0* outside, I can get the garage up to...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
Once the fiance gets her PHD, it's back to the...

Once the fiance gets her PHD, it's back to the West coast for us! She's promised once she starts making big bucks, all I have to do is play with motorcycles all day and play "housewife".

Needless...
Forum: The Garage 01-10-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
Got to my car after work on Thursday, only to...

Got to my car after work on Thursday, only to find about 1/2 gallon of my coolant on the ground :doh Got a tow home, and started in. Initial thoughts were either a water pump, radiator, or...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 442,452
Posted By MiteyF
A while ago I picked up some 2 bulb 4' T12...

A while ago I picked up some 2 bulb 4' T12 fixtures from Lowes for $11 each. They even came with plugs installed. Not as nice as T8's, but maybe worth a look for cheap lighting.
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