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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:34 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 180,394
Posted By mrpincher
fuel spray on 690

I want to report what I believe to be a FIX to my fuel overflowing the front tanks.

The rear tank vent appears to be the source of the fuel / pressurization problem that was causing fuel to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 180,394
Posted By mrpincher
tank pressure

This morning I tested for blockage and fuel flow. I was beginning to doubt that I drilled the hole in the pump housing correctly, even though I remember, before replacing the pump into the tank -...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 180,394
Posted By mrpincher
Fuel spew

Finbarr - A page or two back, You asked if anyone else was having fuel spray out the front tank caps...Me - mine have done that twice.

FWIW - I followed the tank install instruction to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 219,743
Posted By mrpincher
Let me confuse things

I'm also a new 2014 690R owner. Am ready to stop dickin around with the bike and get on with it. I'll show some pictures of my work thus far.....after I get my brake return spring replaced. BTW...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By mrpincher
Yes - same here

Exped said if I'd read the S/n on my overused mat they'd tell me if it would be covered under warranty. My pad was five years old, with over 250 nights of camping behind it, one day it started...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,268
Posted By mrpincher
Badlands pants repair

You're all whiners. :puke1 And I'm pissed because I have nothing to whine about.

Here's my sob day i yanked really hard on my snap closure down at the bottom of the right leg. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,444
Posted By mrpincher
try this Einstien

Fill the bathtub with 2" cold water and lay your sythn fill bag in it and then get inside it and see how toasty warm you are. Ding dong! Then do the same with your down bag and see how they compare. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 99,548
Posted By mrpincher
RR & tracks

Cannonshot :clap:clap:clap

Thanks for the ride report and especially the tracks. So far I've followed you in Big Bend, as well as the CDR. You've always taken me "into and out of" the back...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,300
Posted By mrpincher
GS not an option at any price ......

for some of us. Those of us far removed from the GS service centers, the GS is just not practical.

My 2012 ST purchase price was $13200.00 + $400 and change for a total five year warranty.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,171,734
Posted By mrpincher

Cattle are stupid but they're not completely helpless. Hard to believe what I'm seeing.

Cattle are not all going to stand around while killed one at a time by wolves, there's no defensive wounds,...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,192
Posted By mrpincher
Hey James

Hope you took my comments in stride. That is one bizarre picture you posted of the bike upside down on the side of the trail.......right?

Notice you have a shorter screen.

I have the big...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 667,512
Posted By mrpincher
Hahaa - She's a spittn image.

It took me a second to see it - it's a spy vs spy transformer. Good eye man. How did you figure that out? Very Funny - SBG:rofl
Forum: Face plant 11-24-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,192
Posted By mrpincher
Stelvio is not an upside down dirt bike - c'mon

This post still confuses me after all this time. I keep "checking in" to see if someone has posted the mysterious f'ing reason the bike couldn't be towed out on its wheels,then I get pissed off all...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 191,925
Posted By mrpincher
How's the fit??

Hey Thanks for the info. How much extra room does the larger size give you??? Just enough or a little too much?

I'm sitting here in my house looking at a size 34 that I ordered. Yes, they fit...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 107,408
Posted By mrpincher
Coupon codes?

Great idea here. Am needing a new jacket and would like to pick one up with a 10% coupon. All above coupons are duds at the checkout. I'll post back any I get after purchase - TIA
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 23,464
Posted By mrpincher
Soulo & Staika

Sorry no pics.

I have the Soulo for use when I need a smaller, lighter load to carry. Petra at Hilleberg remarked the Soulo was a very stable design in high winds. I can vouch for it's storm...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,545
Posted By mrpincher
they rock

A friend and I used them last fall through Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho. Those maps turned a good bike trip into a great trip. Some of those roads were just too damn fun. We wound up planning most of...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,685
Posted By mrpincher
Count - -me in

Great Price - Count me in! Email sent.
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 138,049
Posted By mrpincher
Holy Bovine!

Wow!! - Butler what kind of business do you run? I just ordered this set of maps on Sunday and they are sitting at my door on Monday afternoon. :clap:clap Colorado to Texas in one day - free...
Forum: Vendors 01-17-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 29,023
Posted By mrpincher

Chadx - Thanks. I'll take a reversible if available. Plain jane silver.

Great of you to spend your time on our behalf.:nod
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 29,023
Posted By mrpincher

Chad - Put me down for a standard.

The universal/reversible displayed back on post #35 looks promising if it doesn't block the key-way. I'd consider ordering it instead. Keep us posted & thanks...
Forum: Beasts 01-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 23,877
Views: 4,307,165
Posted By mrpincher
+++1 to good advice

Wasp - Thanks for setting the record straight once again on these brakes and how to understand their application. Some day this year (:clap) I will be sitting at the top of a long steep slope...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23,877
Views: 4,307,165
Posted By mrpincher
Spokes - sizes?

Originally Posted by Old Git Ray (
Greetings - You mention "sizes" were...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23,877
Views: 4,307,165
Posted By mrpincher
Chadx - Thanks for the review(s) - both...

Chadx - Thanks for the review(s) - both insightful and uplifting.

You mentioned panniers. Would you mind sharing your short list or the finalist, if one exists?

Even tho not yet available...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 69,577
Posted By mrpincher
Order # 163809

My order # was 163809. Wasn't the starting # like 155???. That puts me in something like 7000th ++ place? :gerg Oh my goodness!

I'm worried what the neighbors will think when I don the helmet,...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 69,577
Posted By mrpincher
First post - Tenere on Order

gotta say this is a fab forum. My search for a bike started a bit over a year ago. Started with the KLR, then the V-strom, BMW 1200 then I fell head over heels with the 800. Now today I put the...
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