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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
Do we need to all pitch in via Paypal to get CW a...

Do we need to all pitch in via Paypal to get CW a new camera? His motor work is legendary, but the photos he sends out are total crap.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 75,660
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Posted By pngaudioguy
Which headlight shroud is that? I really like the...

Which headlight shroud is that? I really like the look. <edit: pic="" trimmed,="" see="" two="" posts="" above="" for="">(Edit: Picture trimmed, see two posts up.)
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Forum: Regional forums 08-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5,342
Views: 422,983
Posted By pngaudioguy
grab - tunnel: ...

grab - tunnel:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/94352780/advrider/tunnel_grab.jpg

new tag - Castle or stately mansion if castles aren't found near you. This particular one is the Attre Castle...
Forum: Regional forums 08-26-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By pngaudioguy
I've got a windmill in mind about 30 minutes the...

I've got a windmill in mind about 30 minutes the other side of work tomorrow morning if this endless Belgian rain will cooperate like the weatherman is currently predicting... then we have 6 more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
Posted By pngaudioguy
I've always loved Honda's reliability, which is...

I've always loved Honda's reliability, which is why I went with the XRL as my first purchase. I'd love to have a tourer and cruiser someday, too, which likely won't be Honda, but that's down the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 446,651
Posted By pngaudioguy
I see you found a great way to post maps - even...

I see you found a great way to post maps - even better than the things I had thought of. Very cool!
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
Posted By pngaudioguy
Verbing weirds language. (Quote from the best...

Verbing weirds language. (Quote from the best comic strip ever.)



I don't do a whole lot of highway riding, but in my mind feel like my particular bike is happiest staying below 65mph for long...
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5,342
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Posted By pngaudioguy
I'm still lurking, but with a 3 week old in the...

I'm still lurking, but with a 3 week old in the house my riding time is temporarily quite limited. That and I don't know of any Chaplin stuff near me - just a visitor to this country, have to Google...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 75,660
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Posted By pngaudioguy
That Whelen LIN3 is no joke. You've all seen them...

That Whelen LIN3 is no joke. You've all seen them - it's the smaller LED used on newer police cruisers in the states. If the person behind you doesn't see it, they shouldn't be operating a vehicle! I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 446,651
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: 75,660
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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
Replies: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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
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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
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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: 75,660
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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
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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: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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
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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: 75,660
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Replies: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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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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
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Views: 49,139
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: 1,897
Views: 446,651
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: 5,342
Views: 422,983
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: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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
Replies: 75,660
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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
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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: 1,897
Views: 446,651
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: 75,660
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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: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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
Replies: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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: 75,660
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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: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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: 75,660
Views: 8,005,309
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: 5,342
Views: 422,983
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: 8,989
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...
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