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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By roamer
Thanks eddy, heading to Vx's.

Thanks eddy, heading to Vx's.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By roamer
pm

pm sent
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By roamer
thanks! will do

thanks! will do
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By roamer
Looking for a parking spot

I plan to run up to Colorado from Arizona and ride for 5 to 7 days. I'd like to park at the Southern end of the San Juans, anywhere from Cortez to Durango.
Anyone know of a safe place to store a...
Forum: Hacks 05-21-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By roamer
My wife and I use the Vemar Jiano blue tooth...

My wife and I use the Vemar Jiano blue tooth helmets. Integrated and sound very good.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,063
Posted By roamer
I grind the snot out of my foot pegs, and sliders...

I grind the snot out of my foot pegs, and sliders dont last too long. If my foot were on the peg in the turn my boot would be ground down in no time. The bike turns quicker the farther you lay it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,524
Posted By roamer
Thanks Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4

Thanks

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 8,524
Posted By roamer
Anyone have the coordinates for Honda Hill? I've...

Anyone have the coordinates for Honda Hill? I've been to the ovens dozens of times, but don't know the names of any of these obstacles.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 242,255
Posted By roamer
+1 for Motorcycle Accessory Shop, those are good...

+1 for Motorcycle Accessory Shop, those are good people.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 242,255
Posted By roamer
Did the Leos stop you? What for? Sent from...

Did the Leos stop you? What for?

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Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,044
Posted By roamer
I have a 06. I just spent a week in the Dolomites...

I have a 06. I just spent a week in the Dolomites on a 12 chasing a 13. I came home to Arizona and put my money down on a red or white 14, witch ever comes in first. UPS just dropped off my $3500...
Forum: EMEA 08-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,900
Posted By roamer
I can't believe the timing of this thread. I'm...

I can't believe the timing of this thread. I'm heading over to ride the Dolomites next week. This is great info, thanks!

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
A little of both really. The horse power is just...

A little of both really. The horse power is just right for the application, I don't follow the "bigger is better" mindset.
There are a couple unique features that will become apparent once its...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Got a few of these knocked out... ...

Got a few of these knocked out...

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-z6tpF4M/0/L/i-z6tpF4M-L.jpg

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-wnxvzZm/0/L/i-wnxvzZm-L.jpg
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
The shock mount on the swing arm, The tube clamp...

The shock mount on the swing arm, The tube clamp portion is slightly offset, and the mount block is offset, making for a few combinations of leverage adjustment. That shock is not going to be used,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-22-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
It's a KOMET boring system. The extensions are...

It's a KOMET boring system. The extensions are really rigid. A lot of light cuts to prevent deflection and chatter.
With the right combination of extensions, I was able to just clear the top bore. ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-22-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Once the bores are all squared up, the boring...

Once the bores are all squared up, the boring head was put to work. The upper bore in this video was done first, then an extension was added. This allowed the boring head to pass thru the finished...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-20-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
That's true. If this prototype works like its...

That's true.
If this prototype works like its intended, I might make more.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-19-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Back into the machine to align bore the bearing...

Back into the machine to align bore the bearing bores..

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-CM78xLK/0/M/i-CM78xLK-M.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-19-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Some more progress on the swing arm.. ...

Some more progress on the swing arm..

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-hFxr4f4/0/M/i-hFxr4f4-M.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,688
Posted By roamer
What did you not like about the Dorman? I was...

What did you not like about the Dorman? I was leaning towards the Dorman, I like the remote LED feature. If the Orange is better, I'll go that route.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,688
Posted By roamer
Come on man, the OP is asking for a...

Come on man, the OP is asking for a recommendation for a product, not an opinion. I want a TPM system for two of my bikes too. I was hoping to see some useful info, not useless chaff.


Sent from...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-14-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Starting the swingarm. The six machined spud ends...

Starting the swingarm. The six machined spud ends can be seen bolted to the uprights. The spuds have a semi-press fit into the tube, with a .06 chamfer on each for the weld.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-13-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
That's a VF2. The tooling often takes more time...

That's a VF2. The tooling often takes more time than the part I'm making.

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-12-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Doing the layout for the swingarm fixture. ...

Doing the layout for the swingarm fixture.

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-cqm5Vjg/0/M/i-cqm5Vjg-M.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-12-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
A couple more tubes in place.. ...

A couple more tubes in place..

http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-fp2dVBd/0/M/i-fp2dVBd-M.jpg

Getting started on some swingarm components.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-11-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
A naked canyon carving tool. It will have 17"...

A naked canyon carving tool. It will have 17" Carrozzeria wheels.

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-10-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Ducati

Ducati
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-10-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
The plan is an 848 motor, a naked with minimal...

The plan is an 848 motor, a naked with minimal body panels like a Superduke, a CroMoly frame, a lot of machined components instead of castings, a smidgen of CF and a very comfortable seating...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-10-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,945
Posted By roamer
Mp850

The frame material arrived in a big tube.
http://eddie.smugmug.com/photos/i-vJ9Sfj6/0/M/i-vJ9Sfj6-M.jpg

Stearing head bearing cup boss....
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By roamer
Classic Multistrada expanding tank fix.

There is a new tank being developed for the Classic Multistrada. It will be made of a material that is not subject to the Ethanol curse the original suffered.
If you have or had a swollen tank, the...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By roamer
Multistrada Ethanol Tank Funding

Looks like Ca Cycleworks is planning to make an Ethanol proof tank for the Classic (04-11) Multistrada.
If any one is interested in getting in on a new tank that wont expand, take a look here, and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 70,027
Posted By roamer
They probably had their hosting hacked. I lost my...

They probably had their hosting hacked. I lost my .com name to a hack last month. Some how they are getting in and changing the expiration date and scooping up site names, then turn around and offer...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,470
Posted By roamer
Please update when you get some info, I want to...

Please update when you get some info, I want to ride up there,

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Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 70,027
Posted By roamer
Nice, did you notice any difference between the...

Nice, did you notice any difference between the stock windscreen and the 'touring' screen?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By roamer
Any one know an approximate time to go from...

Any one know an approximate time to go from Silverton to Lake City over Cinnamon?
Figure a week day, 2 up, pretty skilled two up and dirt.
Just trying to put together a 3 day ride, and want to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,447
Posted By roamer
I'm planning this same trip the week of Aug 10th...

I'm planning this same trip the week of Aug 10th to 14th.
My wife and myself on a R12GS and my friend and his wife on an R12GS Adventure.
Please post up here and let me know if you would do it...
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,578
Posted By roamer
Dur, yup. I was envisioning the hole saw...

Dur, yup.
I was envisioning the hole saw around the dead bolt. Dont know why :bluduh
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 16,578
Posted By roamer
The 'hole saw' technique got me thinking. Drill...

The 'hole saw' technique got me thinking.
Drill a couple 3/16 or 1/4 inch holes into the door above and below the lock, parallel to the bolt.
Insert a Cobalt or Carbide rod into the hole. Use...
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,858
Posted By roamer
I just did a 20Kw Guardian on my cabin. It's ...

I just did a 20Kw Guardian on my cabin. It's pretty easy to install. The hardest part for me was pulling the service line back far enough into the underground conduit to route it thru the new ATS....
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