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Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By TALLGUY
Most Excellent!!! Keep us up to speed. I...

Most Excellent!!! Keep us up to speed.

I had a 98 FXDWG that would never track straight. Is that offset the reason??

My FLTR runs dead straight all day.

TG
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,792
Posted By TALLGUY
Congrats!!! Nice Ride ...

Congrats!!!

Nice Ride

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z97/DutchVDub/2013%20Victory%20XC/46A85130-5846-4370-998C-88F287AC780C_zpsigvhnsky.jpg


Budlight,

Curious on the comparison of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,792
Posted By TALLGUY
Parking lot navigation on big v-twins: Big engine...

Parking lot navigation on big v-twins: Big engine pulses negate smooth low speed navigation without your input.

Feet- On the floorboards not doggy paddling
Throttle- apply more than idle RPM...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,792
Posted By TALLGUY
Either way you are getting an awesome machine...

Either way you are getting an awesome machine made right here in the USA!!!

Wishing you a great purchasing experience and sweet v-twin ride!!
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,792
Posted By TALLGUY
http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/c2/c29d5c045a158f0c8db...

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/c2/c29d5c045a158f0c8db635d6e8d40a9b434180b83f389243bc3eb68fdb4ce66b.jpg

All excellent choices. If you buy used, get a Victory. Vics have an excellent simple design,...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 104,138
Posted By TALLGUY
Thanks for the help guys. I had not seen the...

Thanks for the help guys.

I had not seen the "Furkot trip tips" and will watch that now.

I think it will work well for me but I may have a few more questions. My skill level is so basic.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 104,138
Posted By TALLGUY
you can append additional Route Points to each...

you can append additional Route Points to each Route to obtain the "maximum number" of points per route you want.



Ahhh. I did not realize that I could modify the number of Points. So...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-07-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 104,138
Posted By TALLGUY
Furkot/ osmand

So today I had a major accomplishment for me.

After watching the "Optimize your smartphone" youtube video I downloaded OsmAnd onto my Android NoteII.

Next I built a small track on my laptop in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Those windshields can come without the bling but...

Those windshields can come without the bling but I thought that it might be good support in case of pheasant, hawk, vulture strikes.

As far as that little vstrom goes, she keeps some unusual...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P8010739_zps2401c2aa.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
As you can see, I am function over form. Guy on...

As you can see, I am function over form. Guy on a GS that I met studied that setup for about a minute then looked at me, pointed at the wood and said "You could have at least sanded and painted it."...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Hey TinMan-- You are correct, that is not even...

Hey TinMan-- You are correct, that is not even close to Iowa!!

This is a little closer.
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P8042701_zpsede5ce45.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Winter is after me today. I had to post up...

Winter is after me today. I had to post up something good.


http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P8012422_zpsbe524732.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P8010734_zps524b402a.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
This is sure a pretty bike. Shame about those...

This is sure a pretty bike. Shame about those muddy tires!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P8010735_zps960f16a5.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,332
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/DSCN1252_zps9261b113.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Nooooooo!

When I saw this picture I envisioned a guy with with a stove pipe hat, a coat with tails, and a pencil mustache roping her down!!! I want to come pull her off the tracks!!
...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,435
Posted By TALLGUY
Cabela's Guidewear. Designed for the extreme...

Cabela's Guidewear. Designed for the extreme fisherman. Waterproof. Including Waterproof pockets. Lots of Pockets. Sealed inner wrist guards and velcro seals on all openings for adjustability.
...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-25-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,933
Posted By TALLGUY
That may be but I did the exact same thing on my...

That may be but I did the exact same thing on my bike and what you gain is a great deal of excellent wind protection and storage that you can access without getting off the bike. Those bags are a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By TALLGUY
Enjoy your new ride!

Enjoy your new ride!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-03-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,051
Posted By TALLGUY
I am GPS inept! Also for me GPS units are small...

I am GPS inept! Also for me GPS units are small and hard to see. So I have forever wanted a tool that would allow me to create a Route (is that the right term) by simply manually setting the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 27,375
Views: 5,376,339
Posted By TALLGUY
Pluric is back!!???? Well in the spirit of...

Pluric is back!!????

Well in the spirit of the season and using the words of Tiny Tim "Yamaha bless us, Everyone."

http://www.tinytim.org/images/home-52.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8,290
Views: 8,009,400
Posted By TALLGUY
That interior is amazing! I don't know how...

That interior is amazing!

I don't know how that works but you have the angled wall boards with the vertical orange, the horizontal hearth?? Then the vertical shelving mixed with items of...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,371
Posted By TALLGUY
I was gonna suggest the outdoor carpet. That...

I was gonna suggest the outdoor carpet. That carpet is a perfect finish but not very bendy. It would be difficult in a rounded topbox unless you glue one side then let it dry so you can tension the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26,926
Views: 3,884,777
Posted By TALLGUY
OK, so I need a little help. I just bought...

OK, so I need a little help.

I just bought an 09 SM610 that didn't even have all the break in miles completed. I wanted a TE but they are a little rare around here in the land of corn and flat.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-20-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By TALLGUY
Bump I can't answer the question but.. ...

Bump

I can't answer the question but..

As soon as you get that all figured out I am gonna buy a used 12 and have you set mine up. Sound good????
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,909
Posted By TALLGUY
I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem...

I tried the Fly Trekkar and had the same problem with glasses. Strange that only Arai has figured out how to manufacture a channel for glasses. Another sale lost for Fly/AFX--probably a couple...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14. Here...

Good eye! Yes Bear Tooth on 7-31-14.

Here she is loaded (minus the wife/photographer) on Powder River Pass outside of Ten Sleep, Wy.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,068
Posted By TALLGUY
Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring...

Stock I would agree. The factory builds touring motors' but drop a 107,111,113,124 or larger in your frame and they become something much more exciting.

I have a 107 in an FXR frame and it is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
Yellowstone ...

Yellowstone

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302388_zps726275db.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-17-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,475
Views: 3,784,976
Posted By TALLGUY
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderfor...

http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a592/lyoderforwork/Summer%202014/P7302375_zps22c1461e.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,925
Posted By TALLGUY
Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten...

Look in Beast not road warriors. Super Ten threads.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-30-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By TALLGUY
This!!! They all do that; until you replace that...

This!!! They all do that; until you replace that hose and both clamps.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-25-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,122
Posted By TALLGUY
Perfect. Looks almost identical to my...

Perfect.

Looks almost identical to my V-Strom!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 87,608
Posted By TALLGUY
[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell...

[QUOTE=crazyshannon;25093174]Heartbreak. Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and all that.


In my opinion you have chosen a very good form of therapy! Riding is essential to my personal...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By TALLGUY
HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the...

HA! Went to the whorehouse and only took the tour!!

Never heard of Snake Alley so that is gonna cost me an 8 hour ride. Must do before snow.

Alcatraz. So, what do you think? Could you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 87,608
Posted By TALLGUY
Good report. Good bike. Good attitude and...

Good report. Good bike.

Good attitude and very adventurous.

Iowa... most of the trackers on ride reports actually show riders going around us!! Now you know why. It is a bummer. Roads are...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,794
Posted By TALLGUY
82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read...

82K!! You do bank some miles. I always read your post. Be safe and quit running over those poor deer.

TG
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,699
Posted By TALLGUY
The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to...

The other maybe simpler option for the OP is to install a revlock on the clutch and completely eliminate manual clutching then simply put a hand shifter on the transmission.
Must remember not to...
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