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Forum: Vendors 08-09-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
As a customer of this 'vendor', and someone who...

As a customer of this 'vendor', and someone who finds this thread merging idiotic, I would like to point out a few good reasons to buy an XiED vs some others:

1. It's a unique product made by a...
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
Since I'm logged in I figured I should drop a...

Since I'm logged in I figured I should drop a little longer term report in here.

Still loving it! Low speed first gear maneuvers are still sooo much easier to deal with now that the action isn't...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-26-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By NCD
Coolant turned clear?

So, I noticed that my coolant reservoir was empty. Hmm. I grabbed my little .5L bottle of 50/50 mixed BMW blue coolant to top it off and realized that the res is halfway full like normal - but the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11,800
Views: 574,959
Posted By NCD
http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn225/NorthCoas...

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn225/NorthCoastDakar/IMG_20140707_121053_667_zps444e5fff.jpg

Next: Maybe find a little Nirvana here.....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11,800
Views: 574,959
Posted By NCD
http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn225/NorthCoas...

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn225/NorthCoastDakar/IMG_20140707_112408_976_zps1ff1f958.jpg

Wagon Wheel Tavern, truly the Center of the World.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,094
Posted By NCD
Add my endorsement for the BeadPro. I didn't...

Add my endorsement for the BeadPro. I didn't believe they would work. But they work just as described. I sold my 2.5lb BeadBrakr and now these 9oz beauties are in my tool roll. Shove one in, then...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-29-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By NCD
Have you guys seen these yet? ...

Have you guys seen these yet?

www.moskomoto.com

There is a big thread down in Vendors.
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,870
Posted By NCD
Agreed. They make great stuff. But tent poles...

Agreed. They make great stuff. But tent poles and things like that won't fit. Plus, the MOSKO mounting plate is tits. When on the highway for long distance trips, I can just take off the whole...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,870
Posted By NCD
Awesome. I was *this* close to ordering Kriega...

Awesome. I was *this* close to ordering Kriega Overlanders like 10x. I wanted an option for a full size pannier instead of 2x15l, and they said maybe in the future. The future is now!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
I am still thrilled with my XIED. Slow speed...

I am still thrilled with my XIED. Slow speed first gear riding is so much easier now. And its like someone deadened my handlebars there is so much vibration gone from the engine.
Forum: Vendors 05-24-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,870
Posted By NCD
Thanks for updating with the sizes and weights. ...

Thanks for updating with the sizes and weights. Order placed a few days ago :clap

Can you comment on this: it looks like the sides are soft in some photos, but there is mention of stiffeners...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 101,870
Posted By NCD
Could you provide the weight of the 35l pannier? ...

Could you provide the weight of the 35l pannier? Total with the mounting kit and all. And the dimensions?

You guys are doing an awesome job of outlining the features, etc on your site - and I...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 54,479
Posted By NCD
Cory, you gave me an answer via email about the...

Cory, you gave me an answer via email about the one way valve - but the post here brings up another question.

I removed my check ball from the inline valve. I had the silver alloy one. The ball...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,349
Posted By NCD
No problemo. Just put new tires on at 18k miles,...

No problemo. Just put new tires on at 18k miles, bearings still feel like buttah.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,505
Posted By NCD
How? How is this happening?!?!?!?!? Love it...

How? How is this happening?!?!?!?!? Love it though :lol3
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
And remember, I was demoing a unit to see for...

And remember, I was demoing a unit to see for myself if this thing really works. I had been asking a lot of questions out of skepticism, so Roger offered up a beta unit for me to try. I wanted to...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
I wanted to remove the lean adaptations caused by...

I wanted to remove the lean adaptations caused by my intake temp shifter, let the bike normalize, then feel the effects of the XIED from that point. It was to make sure that only the changes from...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
Since I was a non-believer, and was asking too...

Since I was a non-believer, and was asking too many questions :wink: Roger was kind enough to let me demo one of the original beta models for a bit recently, before I plunked down $$ on my own.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,987
Posted By NCD
Since I was a non-believer, and was asking too...

Since I was a non-believer, and was asking too many questions :wink: Roger was kind enough to let me demo one of the original beta models for a bit recently, before I plunked down $$ on my own.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-30-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,470
Posted By NCD
Does anyone know if Wesson Oil is dino or...

Does anyone know if Wesson Oil is dino or synthetic? Been thinking about trying some.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 40,547
Posted By NCD
If you remove the seat latch mechanism (4 nuts...

If you remove the seat latch mechanism (4 nuts and some zip ties) you have better access and won't break the tee trying to get the lines off. Then put a little grease on the tee nipples to make it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,105
Posted By NCD
Ooooh...there is a stealty black one too. Dammit!

Ooooh...there is a stealty black one too. Dammit!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,232
Posted By NCD
I have a Montana on the GPS mount and its stable...

I have a Montana on the GPS mount and its stable in the rough. My fairing is very solid and doesn't move around. Just the screen wiggles. I'm not sure what he means by solid bolts and big washers...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,232
Posted By NCD
The fairing mounts up super solid. The screen...

The fairing mounts up super solid. The screen will wiggle a bit over the bumps, but nothing noteworthy really. And it will be down for the rough stuff anyway.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-14-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 31,232
Posted By NCD
I posted this down in vendors - but I figured I...

I posted this down in vendors - but I figured I should add it up here in PU too!

I finally bought a Mirage 2, and figured I should revive this thread with some pics of the latest revisions. Ian's...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 64,539
Posted By NCD
I finally bought a Mirage 2, and figured I should...

I finally bought a Mirage 2, and figured I should revive this thread with some pics of the latest revisions. Ian's last update gave the fairing and screen a slight rearward curve, a taller shield,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,972
Posted By NCD
I used to run TKCs all the time. The K60s seem...

I used to run TKCs all the time. The K60s seem to be the same in most conditions, but the front IS iffy in on loose gravel in turns. But at least it isn't cupped into an octagon in 4500 miles...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-09-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By NCD
I noticed this change on the ADV at the dealer...

I noticed this change on the ADV at the dealer Monday. I looked down at that new junction and thought.... well now you're f@%&ed if you need a longer line for risers.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By NCD
Look closely at the shape of the tank. Its a 3...

Look closely at the shape of the tank. Its a 3 dimensional nightmare. That fuel gauge is just guessing until you hit about half a tank. Then it gets a little better. The more you ride the bike,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,559
Posted By NCD
Having had a Dakar, I can attest that TT guards...

Having had a Dakar, I can attest that TT guards are WAY tougher than the OEM 650 single guards of those bikes. They were flimsy wind and weather protectors.

I miss that bike sometimes :(: Well,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
Yessir. I will do some back to back stuff with...

Yessir. I will do some back to back stuff with and without the BoosterPlug. And maybe, just maybe, I'll give it back :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
PM headed your way.....

PM headed your way.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-13-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
Thanks for responding all. I figured Erling's...

Thanks for responding all. I figured Erling's bike had been modded a 'bit' and may make a bad example of comparison for those of us with stock exhausts, etc.

My previous bike was a late model 650...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-10-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
I guess I was driving at this. Is the above...

I guess I was driving at this. Is the above saying that the XIED on it's own cannot make complete fuel table enhancements across the whole spectrum?

I'm not trying to call you out, etc. I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
Roger, Explain this a little more. I...

Roger,

Explain this a little more. I thought temp shifts were adapted out, and that the XIED changes are adopted to the whole fueling range.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,559
Posted By NCD
+1 It's very tough, thick plastic. In a...

+1

It's very tough, thick plastic. In a fall - they just flex/deflect to absorb the energy, and have always been OK. Protects the levers and provides wind protection.

I have had Barkbusters...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By NCD
I have you beat with size 15 stompers. The TT...

I have you beat with size 15 stompers. The TT adjustable pegs are very wide, and bring them down and forward, too. Then just carefully bend the brake pedal out a cm or two and you're good to go.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
Perfect. Thanks!

Perfect. Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 29,601
Posted By NCD
Hey Lars- With the 12" extension - what...

Hey Lars-

With the 12" extension - what route does the harness take to get up behind the battery like that? Did you go over the rear of the airbox, or under it and out the front?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-14-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 128,090
Posted By NCD
FWIW to add to the thread.... Over the last...

FWIW to add to the thread....

Over the last 3 years, I used an XPC (good, but out of business I think), a Renazco (meh), and a Touratech High (good.)

But hands down, the seat made for me by Don...
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