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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Motorcycle Parking in Rosslyn.

Question: do I need a special tag to park my bike in Rosslyn?

I see some motorcycle only parking spots in Rosslyn and I was wondering if I needed a special tag to do so. My guess is no, but I...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 37,133
Posted By His Pistolship
Fantastic pics. Reminds me of home. By...

Fantastic pics. Reminds me of home.

By the way OP, I nominated one of your pics for the front page:

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 634,244
Posted By His Pistolship
Nominating someone elses stuff

I'd like to nominate one from this thread (not my own pics):

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812890



...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Throttle cable snapped

Hey All,

One of my throttle cables snapped the other day on my way to work. Looks like water got in there and rusted it out. I'm planning on using that universal throttle cable replacement...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Wayne and Gaston. And Eric, yes, once you...

Thanks Wayne and Gaston. And Eric, yes, once you go swarthy SMIB...you don't go back.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Hey dudes,...I'm back.

Hey All,

It looks like I'll be moving back to DC next week. I didn't think I would be going the legal route but alas I got a job in the contracts department of a gov't contractor. It will be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By His Pistolship
PCH on a sportbike

Before I start I'd like to introduce my Ride Report Soundtrack. From time to time I'll post a link to a song I'm listening to while I type and tediously copy image codes from Photobucket. Some songs...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks TreeMan. I couldn't have done it without...

Thanks TreeMan. I couldn't have done it without you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Wayne.

Thanks Wayne.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks All. Will do.

Thanks All. Will do.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Taranis. Read the whole thing. It does...

Thanks Taranis. Read the whole thing. It does get worse as she heats up. Going to change spark plug first then check the valves too.

I've also noticed she idles higher after warming up too. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Hey All, I'm graduating from law school...

Hey All,

I'm graduating from law school this week and am heading back to Idaho to do some road construction for the summer (I'll figure out what I'm going to do "for reals" when the summer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Need a diagnosis

Hey All,

I need a diagnosis (2008 Husky TE 610, 7 K miles (FI)). She's bogging and making a tinkling sound when I mash the throttle in 5th and 6th gear. I can't figure this out. She pulls...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 43,604
Posted By His Pistolship
Gees I must seem like a flake. Just found out I...

Gees I must seem like a flake. Just found out I have a final on Saturday. Looks like I will remain the unwashed. Curses.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,141
Views: 996,481
Posted By His Pistolship
What an awesome thread. Glad to see the...

What an awesome thread. Glad to see the sportbikes represented, and in "the old country." My peeps are from Edinburough; coal miners until 1867 when they came out to Utah. I ride a 2002 Honda CBR...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 43,604
Posted By His Pistolship
It's looking like I'm switching from a no to a...

It's looking like I'm switching from a no to a maybe. If everything goes to plan I should show up late Friday night. Looking forward to some gnarly dirt. Looks like there may not be rain on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Question about tire size

Hey All,

I came across a free pair of lightly used Pirelli Scorpion MT90's (OEM ktm 990 stuff). The rear is 150 70 R18. Has anyone put 150's on their 610? I currently have a 140 80 R18 D908...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 634,244
Posted By His Pistolship
Posted in the Husky 610 owners sign in thread by...

Posted in the Husky 610 owners sign in thread by jondirt:

http://advtrail.com/nz2014/front.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Sweet pic! You should post that to the front page...

Sweet pic! You should post that to the front page nomination thread. Ok, I just posted it for you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,088
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice pics. I used to live in Sierra Vista. I...

Nice pics. I used to live in Sierra Vista. I miss AZ.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,321
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice RR and pics. I love the desert.

Nice RR and pics. I love the desert.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,019
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice pics. It is one of my goals to ride down...

Nice pics. It is one of my goals to ride down there.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,429
Posted By His Pistolship
Wow, fantastic pics. I didn't know that land was...

Wow, fantastic pics. I didn't know that land was so geologically diverse.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Sweet Klr. Gees, 10 gallon tank. That's a...

Sweet Klr. Gees, 10 gallon tank. That's a monster. I bet it comes in pretty handy in Alaska though. Good idea with suspension mods and low fender and seat.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,051
Posted By His Pistolship
Cristiano, wonderful pics. Gees, you make me...

Cristiano, wonderful pics. Gees, you make me jealous. The pics are what I care about most. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Wow, glad the deer situation wasn't worse. ...

Wow, glad the deer situation wasn't worse.

Nice Baja trip tlking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
RainMace. (Mace as in metal ended club). Sorry,...

RainMace. (Mace as in metal ended club). Sorry, I know it isn't a name but it was the first thing that came to my mind.

I spent about 5 hrs yesterday switching out fork seals on the husky. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
I was able to get the second leg apart all by...

I was able to get the second leg apart all by myself. You just have to slam them apart about 20 or 30 times to break the bushing out of the groves of the upper stanction. After I slammed them thus, I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Alright, got it apart. I just needed a little...

Alright, got it apart. I just needed a little more horse power (another set of hands) to pull it all apart. Apparently the lower compressing dampening nut doesn't have to be messed with for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
I put a 19 mom wrench on the internals to keep it...

I put a 19 mom wrench on the internals to keep it from spinning but nothing is happening when I wrench on the dampener nut on the bottom. We'll see. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Here is the procedure I am following: ...

Here is the procedure I am following:

https://www.scottysdirtbikespares.com/workshop-help/gas-gas-fork-service.html


I'm wondering if mine isn't coming apart because the forks shown in this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,678
Posted By His Pistolship
Fork seals...Help me obi wan...

Hey dudes,

I've decided to change fork seals all by myself and I've hit a snag...I can't separate the top tube from the lower one. I tried loosening the lower damping nut but it just spins and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Lol. My friende is looking at me saying "dude,...

Lol. My friende is looking at me saying "dude, thats not that funny.". But I can't stop laughing. Its the simplicity.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
I stuck to the main roads going through the Ocala...

I stuck to the main roads going through the Ocala NF, so yeah speeds were up in the 70's. There was one little stretch that was a little off the beaten path, and that is where things got a little...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
Don't knock it till you try it. There's a twelve...

Don't knock it till you try it. There's a twelve year old in all of us.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
LOL, your ride report should be titled "Two meat...

LOL, your ride report should be titled "Two meat heads do Florida." Funny stuff.

I didn't encounter too much deep stuff in Ocala, maybe just a few miles of it. The Husky handles it easily,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Mike. I think Florida is definitely worth...

Thanks Mike. I think Florida is definitely worth exploring. It is warm and different, and the US is better for it.

The name is Chase by the way. No biggie, especially coming from me (I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
LOL. Clever commercial.

LOL. Clever commercial.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6,389
Views: 318,462
Posted By His Pistolship
Hey All, RR is done. Here is the link...

Hey All,

RR is done. Here is the link again:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962815
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,740
Posted By His Pistolship
RR soundtrack: Rival Sons ...

RR soundtrack:

Rival Sons
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXHI_P6LVPY&list=RDfIJ-tLEBWqI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jItFpwdvB-o&list=RDfIJ-tLEBWqI


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