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Old 08-28-2010, 10:27 AM   #10996
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Originally Posted by dendrophobe
I know most people are at the campout right now (while I'm stuck at work... ) but...

Does anybody have equipment (and experience ) for a tire change? I haven't bought my tire tools yet, and really don't feel like paying the outlandish $60 per tire at the shop!
Or call morris cycle in Ruckersville, he has done mine for $25/tire if I take it in off the bike, Tim is good people.
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Old 08-28-2010, 10:51 AM   #10997
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Tim is great people! Why can't we have these guys more spread out. He is the best if you just have tires to mount. I bet Keith would do you right this time. If you buy the rear

guys like them make it hard to justify a tire changer.
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Old 08-29-2010, 06:44 AM   #10998
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So quiet . Must be most of the herd at the compound with no cell service.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:01 AM   #10999
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There is no AT&T and very limited Verizon at the compound.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:05 AM   #11000
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More pics soon...
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:21 AM   #11001
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Question Moto tent Camping

You guys ever seen one of these close up?







http://gizmodo.com/5623607/a-tent-fo...our-motorcycle


Looks like a great idea...
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:24 AM   #11002
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Hey that's kinda of cool...
Keeps the dew off...
But I don't think our Valks would fit
But a nice huge area for gear
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:33 AM   #11003
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Pretty neat $400 or a $30 Rain Fly over bike and tent which I alread have...I hope to see one in person and get the 411
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Old 08-30-2010, 05:58 AM   #11004
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That would be nice to warm up the tent in the winter.
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:33 AM   #11005
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Indy race is great with the Ben Spies starting from pole position action. Post up if ya wanna come over to watch this week.
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:41 AM   #11006
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Ya! Watched it at Kawikazi's last night. I'd come but am preparing all week...
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:45 AM   #11007
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Cool deal.

Let us know when you're doing some major prepping, might be able to come by with some beers.
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:49 AM   #11008
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Prepping-under-influence....
What a great idea!
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Old 08-30-2010, 07:58 AM   #11009
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"I said crescent wrench not cream ale!"

I actually did an oil change and lubed the chain last night. Will be getting an inspection this afternoon then torquing all bolts with the torque wrench specs and raising the front suspension on the trees. The test is just gear prep.

Come by if you'd like but I will be wrenchn'
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Old 08-30-2010, 09:25 AM   #11010
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Stupid people

I stopped by Old Man Rivers business yesterday afternoon for a few minutes. Was inside talking to him and one of his employees says over their radio "Hey Bob, someone just knocked over your bike". I thought he was joking until another employee came to the door and confirmed.
I walk out on the porch and the gal who evidently tried to sit on it and her husband were standing there facing away from me looking at the bike laying on the ground. Then as I started down the steps they calmly walk back over to there little group as if nothing happened. My Shoei RF-1000 is laying on the pavement 20' + away from the bike. I was a little pissed to say the least.

As I'm walking over to pick the bike back up I had to ask twice "what the hell happened to my bike" before she sheepishly admitted to it. The helmet was on the left mirror and was thrown down hard when the bike fell to the right and the brake lever looks like a pretzel.





I don't know how the helmet didn't get beat up more than it did...









Long story short, she was drunk, he was drunk and they were going back and forth weather or not they would pay for anything. He finally said call the cops, so I did. At least by calling them the sheriff has their true contact info because at that point I didn't trust they would give me a valid phone number.
They also had two 's with them who kept trying to say I was wrong about the helmet, I ride dirt bikes too, blah, blah, blah. I told both of them it's none of your business and to get back over by their car.
After I calmed down some I remembered Shoei will test suspect helmets for free so I told the husband I was going to send the helmet back to Shoei for them to inspect. He agreed to that but I don't think he is willing to pay anywhere near what it's going to cost if it needs to be replaced.
I told them the helmet listed around $400. I don't expect them to pay retail since I only paid ~$262(?) but they are no longer available in solid colors. The RF=1100 is the only option I will accept and the cheapest I can find it for is $329.
I will have to take them to court if the helmet needs to be replaced.
What really pissed me off was they said "we have had been riding motorcycles for 30 years", don't think helmets get damaged by dropping them, didn't try to get a hold of the owner OR try to pick the bike back up! WTF!!!
Sorry for venting on here but I just had to get it off my chest.
Rant off.

On a happier note I had a great time at the camp out Friday night! Should of stayed and maybe none of this would have happened...
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