Search:

Type: Posts; User: pffog; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 83 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.21 seconds.

  1. Thread: Tire Valve Stems

    by pffog
    Replies
    8
    Views
    268

    Lube it and pull in a rocking motion. Be...

    Lube it and pull in a rocking motion.


    Be careful of cheap ones, I think it was P Glaves who sounded an alarm on catastrophic failure fon the metal popping out of the rubber. Near blow out...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    681

    I have never seen a properly installed patch from...

    I have never seen a properly installed patch from the inside fail, and I spent 20 years as a service manager in the Auto/MC industry, so I have seen a lot.
  3. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,258

    I enjoy both modes. Yes when alone, I tend to...

    I enjoy both modes. Yes when alone, I tend to wander more, stop to take more pictures, and maybe a few more roadside naps. But I have a lot of fun riding with some select friends too.

    It is a...
  4. Absolute no-no on the track, in fact most track...

    Absolute no-no on the track, in fact most track day operators do not allow mirrors. Stay on line, be predictable, it is the responsibility of the person overtaking to do so safely.


    Every rider...
  5. Thread: Tips at shop?

    by pffog
    Replies
    9
    Views
    513

    Show up with Doughnuts, a couple pizzas, a bucket...

    Show up with Doughnuts, a couple pizzas, a bucket of KFC, a case of good beer etc. Cash is going in one persons pocket, and every job need multiple employees to make it a success.
  6. Replies
    2
    Views
    143

    I know a guy that use to work for Dunlop, that...

    I know a guy that use to work for Dunlop, that changes tires on the side, I believe you have to pull the rim yourself, if that is a possibility, I will dig up his name.
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    610

    Unless rims are perfect my experience in mounting...

    Unless rims are perfect my experience in mounting 30 sets of tires in the last 10 years, the dot means nothing. The only time it might help, is if youhad to dismount to patch, you can maintain...
  8. Replies
    1
    Views
    196

    HF161 is the recommended alternate filter...

    HF161 is the recommended alternate filter recommended on numerous web sites, so my guess is no ill effects have occurred
  9. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,474

    So I have to ask those that had a MC endorsement,...

    So I have to ask those that had a MC endorsement, what did the process of getting it teach you????????

    I do have mine, but in NY if you can do figure eights, and 3 circles to the right and 3 to...
  10. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,474

    But on a harley the rear brake is the "control"...

    But on a harley the rear brake is the "control" brake, and did you know their ABS shuts off when going around corners!

    It has to be true, I heard it from a harley riding instructor, at the...
  11. Saab drivers always flashed their lights at one...

    Saab drivers always flashed their lights at one another.
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,440

    A way for the state to extort more $$$ from its...

    A way for the state to extort more $$$ from its citizens.
  13. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,440

    Many moons ago NY was trying to have it applied...

    Many moons ago NY was trying to have it applied to the gas tank, so it would be visible for LEO. Personally I think it should be stapled to the registration, just like a trailer sticker in NY.
  14. Thread: 2up Riding

    by pffog
    Replies
    6
    Views
    735

    Biggest challenge is getting over YOUR anxiety. ...

    Biggest challenge is getting over YOUR anxiety. If you are nervous, make abrupt movements, lack smoothness, it is VERY evident to the passenger, and they will be uncomfortable too.
    And if they...
  15. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,820

    You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make...

    You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink as they say. SHE is the one that needs to decide. And yes stay AWAY from groups. You and her just pick a destination, a place with good...
  16. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,061

    I had a coworker that learned, and taught me a...

    I had a coworker that learned, and taught me a lesson years ago. He was changing a battery in a car, and somehow got his wedding ring between the wrench and a ground, thing turned into a red hot...
  17. Replies
    5
    Views
    471

    All I can tell you is the Factory roadside...

    All I can tell you is the Factory roadside assistance isn't worth a flip if you don't ride around major cities. A couple weeks ago I was riding with a friend and he had a minor accident, that ...
  18. Replies
    9
    Views
    575

    I just used a length of 3/8 stainless round stock...

    I just used a length of 3/8 stainless round stock as I remember. You can get a better bite on the bearing, than you can with a large tapered drift punch. Once you move one a little, the spacer will...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    575

    An old habit of always feeling bearings when...

    An old habit of always feeling bearings when putting on new tires at 13K, led me to the same ADVrider thread. As mentioned the bores in my hub were undersize. Being an old farmer, having a trip...
  20. I still do when in your back yard. Just got back...

    I still do when in your back yard. Just got back from 10 days and 2500+ miles in your neighborhood, waved at hundreds of people on porches, chopping wood, getting the mail, pounding nails, fishing...
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    790

    I have seen 100 degrees and snow in August. Take...

    I have seen 100 degrees and snow in August. Take along a polypropylene shirt and on hot days stop at the fountains that are in the center of almost every town, take it off and wet it and slip it...
  22. Same here, I especially love waving to others mid...

    Same here, I especially love waving to others mid corner while dragging the pegs.

    Saw a rider coming coming my way yesterday, with ape hangers so high he looked like he was being robbed. So when...
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    610

    Heard yesterday the entire BRP is now open.

    Heard yesterday the entire BRP is now open.
  24. On my R1100S battery is tucked under the fuel...

    On my R1100S battery is tucked under the fuel tank, so when I had to jump it, - went on the frame, and + went on the shaft of a long screwdriver, with the tip pressed against the terminal
  25. What mr 2..... said. Light will be bright when...

    What mr 2..... said. Light will be bright when there is a short, and go dim, when not. No risk of frying wires that way. An old headlight works the best, easy to see.
Results 1 to 25 of 2063
Page 1 of 83 1 2 3 4