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I'm official!
Written by bdpickett on 6/8/2010 at 01:57 pm

Hi Karen,

Regarding where to hang a helmet, I have BarEnder locks on my PC and really like
them: http://www.barender.com/ . They're easy to access, easy to use, secure,
and don't require any permanent modifications such as drilling holes.

Be seeing you,
Bruce Pickett
Federal Way, WA
'90 PC800 "Blue Pacific"
'93 ST1100 "STimulus"
'05 GL1800A "Blue's Brother"
http://bluepc.home.comcast.net

--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, Karen Boehler <karen_boehler@...> wrote:
>
> Hello Tupperware riders! <vbg>

<snip>
> There ISN'T anything in there, right? I REALLY need some place (not
necessarily lockable) to hook my helmet, and I was thinking about drilling a
hole and putting a plastic toggle bolt with anchor on with a nice black hook.
</snip>

> KAB
> Roswell, NM

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    6/8/2010, 07:32 am
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    skyeenter
    6/8/2010, 08:01 am
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    spacetiger_j...
    6/8/2010, 10:18 am
    I'm official!
    welcome x 3. We can tell you are excited about this bike, it was a great first post.. You mentioned a way to attach a helmet. I too am looking at different options. While I have not finished my search, I am seriously considering the

    pgboyd
    6/8/2010, 10:37 am
    I'm official!
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    unlikelylogi...
    6/8/2010, 12:10 pm
    I'm official!
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    pwhite422000
    6/8/2010, 01:48 pm
    I'm official!
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      dave_hiett
      6/8/2010, 03:15 pm
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        pwhite422000
        6/8/2010, 10:07 pm
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          goldwingman40
          6/8/2010, 11:11 pm
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    bdpickett
    6/8/2010, 01:57 pm
    I'm official!
    Hi Karen, Regarding where to hang a helmet, I have BarEnder locks on my PC and really like them: http://www.barender.com/ . They're easy to access, easy to use, secure, and don't require any permanen

      bdpickett
      6/8/2010, 02:19 pm
      I'm official!
      Others have suggested various forms of cables and locks for securing gear. Here's are a couple of convenient devices that combine a combination lock with a retractable steel cable:

    goldwingman40
    6/8/2010, 03:15 pm
    I'm official!
    Karen, Don't go drilling holes in the bike. You can get chrome posts that replace the pivot for the clutch and brake lever and allow you to slide the D-ring over and snap a small lock on the top. You will see them on many goldwings. I have on

    jwswingle
    6/8/2010, 09:00 pm
    I'm official!
    Welcome aboard, Karen! If you get questions now, try switching it off and coasting up in neutral to the local 7-11 or Rita's water ice outlet, everyone wants to know if it's electric! It's quiet enough at idle that people often don't know

    spacetiger_j...
    6/8/2010, 11:42 pm
    I'm official!
    Here is the bar end lock I'm considering. http://www.barender.com/ I note there are lots of other good workable solutions too, I just didn't want to carry a cable. The post anchored to the cl

      goldwingman40
      6/9/2010, 03:34 am
      I'm official!
      Jerry, The lock stays on the post all the time. You just unlock it , slide it off, slide the D ring over the post and put the lock back on. When you take it off to remove the helmet you snap it back on after on the lower part of the post so y