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Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,896
Posted By Manymotos
Reproduction or original BMW parts

Are the parts from S Meyer original BMW parts and/or reproduction parts?? If they are reproduction, does anyone know where are they made? I spotted some rims for my R51/3. They look very original but...
Forum: Trials 04-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,798
Posted By Manymotos
Support your dealers

I know the dealers prices are always higher than a researched internet price but consider this, the limited number of trials bike dealers across the U.S. will continue to diminish if you keep buying...
Forum: Regional forums 04-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,652
Posted By Manymotos
Quitting motorcycles.

Sorry to hear of your friends accident. You always have the opportunity to NOT ride. Let me tell you about my experience.

I started riding at 13 years old. Got on the street when I was 17. When I...
Forum: Trials 04-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,377
Posted By Manymotos
Gas Gas 321

I bought a used Gas Gas 321 in 2004 for $2700. I'm not an expert trials rider by any stretch therefore I can honestly tell you the advantages of this bike vs others.

The 321 has lots of torque and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,079
Posted By Manymotos
KTM and Beta

250 cc in a four stroke is fairly weak regardless of which brand or model you choose although it's got enough power to carry you just about anywhere. Most won't cruise down the highway at 70 mph for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,798
Views: 504,362
Posted By Manymotos
Nice to have such a wide array of information to...

Nice to have such a wide array of information to go through if you are considering the WRR.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26,452
Views: 3,212,977
Posted By Manymotos
Question Reducing weight on a tagged DR350

Wondering if anyone out there has attempted to reduce the weight of their DR350. I have ridden the TAT to OK and know that Colorado is going to be slow and rocky. Would love to remove some pounds....
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By Manymotos
Seems like a fair price

I'm with Bongodave, if you bought other types or organizers to fill a drawer you would probably spend close or maybe more than $50 and everything would still rattle around when you opened a drawer....
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,763
Posted By Manymotos
Stainless Cycle, I think I'm ready .

Based on your experience tubliss sounds like a good way to go. How many, if any, inner tube liners have you damaged with the tubliss system. I'm thinking there is no need to carry extra Tubliss tubes...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,763
Posted By Manymotos
TAT/Tubliss

After riding numerous sections (continuously) of the TAT without a flat tire I'm curious about what is going on with all these flat tires. While riding the TAT with some friends, there were a few...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-31-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,424
Sticky: Tet
Views: 135,122
Posted By Manymotos
Received Document

Chip,

Just wanted to let you know I received the document in my email.

Thanks,

Manymotos
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,620
Posted By Manymotos
Klim Inversion Gloves

I bought a pair of Klim Inversion gloves not long ago for dual sport riding. Granted I stay more in the dirt than in the street but I still have to travel on some asphalt once in a while. A couple...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Manymotos
Talked to Sam this evening. He says the TN and MS...

Talked to Sam this evening. He says the TN and MS sections are all new and Tellico Plains is the starting point. It's a two day ride of about 400 miles in TN and MS is 300 miles and he says if you...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Manymotos
TAT help

I have ridden the TAT to the Oklahoma Arkansas border but have heard nothing of Telico Plains as a starting point. As far as I know it still starts in Jellico TN. Buy the maps and roll charts from...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,736
Posted By Manymotos
Pissed Moose Roll Chart Holder

I purchased a Moose roll chart holder for riding the TAT and have never been so disappointed in anything I've bought for my motorcycle in my life. The plastic injection molded case is the poorest...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,805
Posted By Manymotos
Sidi boot noise

I have had a number of Sidi boots over the years and what I love about them is that they seem to all fit about the same. I have no worries about what size to buy. They always fit the same. At the...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,497
Posted By Manymotos
lezyne pump

Lezyne makes a high quality hand operated air pump designed I think for bicycles. It's compact and light. It has valve connections for standard Schrader and Presta valves. Presta is found mainly on...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By Manymotos
Knox Armor

Thanks everyone. I found a fairly new product that looked good to me. It's made by Knox. I bought a pair last week. Mostly open mesh with pivoting hip protection. Now for the test riding, I'll report...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,336
Posted By Manymotos
No Mar tire paste lube

The NoMar tire changer folks make a paste lube that works extremely well too. I just mounted a 4.00 x 18 on a BSA Hornet using no tools what so ever. Pushed the tire right over the rim. Note: Be...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By Manymotos
Shorts

Thanks K7MDL, what shorts are you using and are you satified with them?
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By Manymotos
Alpinestars Boinic Freeride or EVS UG05 Shorts

That is not kind of shorts I'm talking about. I'm talking about shorts like Alpinestars Bionic Freeride shorts or EVS UG05 shorts. Unlike regular riding pants with pads built into pants that float...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By Manymotos
Protective riding shorts

I'm interested in buying some protective riding shorts and have a question.

Do any of the protective riding shorts have a fly?

I read a review on Alpinestars Bionic shorts and it said they...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,117
Posted By Manymotos
5-10 lbs. on back

Yep, sounds like back pain to me but understand I'm up on the pegs most of the time. I do agree you might get by just fine on the road but technical off road 5-10 pounds can get quite tiring...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,825
Posted By Manymotos
Acerbis tank

Stump,

Thanks for your reply. Yesterday I was looking at that upper engine mount bracket and thinking the same thing. It was obvious that Acerbis planned on sliding some kind of rubber dounut...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,825
Posted By Manymotos
Mounting hardware

Thanks for your input. Guess I'm trying to be optimistic again. Hoped and thought maybe someone out there might have a old damaged tank that the mounting hardware was still good on that wouldn't mine...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,496
Posted By Manymotos
Cruiser Works Boots

I bought a pair about 1-1/2 years ago. They are made (or were then made) in the Dominican Republic. The zip up the side style is what I purchased. They have been and continue to be waterproof. Never...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,825
Posted By Manymotos
Acerbis 4.25 Gallon Tank Mounting Hardware

Does anyone know where I can find mounting hardware for my 98' DR350 4.25 gallon Acerbis fuel tank? I purchased my DR350 with the Acerbis tank on it. After noticing the tank wasn't fitting too well I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26,452
Views: 3,212,977
Posted By Manymotos
One set of Kouba Links for sale!

I just removed a set from my DR350 because I need the stock height. I'd be glad to sell them for $45.00 plus shipping. I'm located in Montgomery AL. PM me if you are interested.
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,120
Posted By Manymotos
Observations after reading replies

1) I applaud Fulmer for selling through dealers and not on the internet (mail order) although at some point they may be forced to change their approach. Regardless of how much you dislike...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,528
Posted By Manymotos
Packing Size

Tread brings up a good point relative to the down (600 or 800). I ride an R1150 GS and have just purchased a DR350. Obviously while on the GS space never seems to be an issue. On the other hand,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 123,497
Posted By Manymotos
Question Release of 2011s

Where are the 2011 Bikes?
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,442
Posted By Manymotos
Clearwater Glendas

I ordered a set. Talked to Glenn Stashy the engineer and developer of the lights. Unlike a lot of products I have tried to find out about, Glenn is easy to contact and will spend as much time with...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,442
Posted By Manymotos
Martin LED

+1

Soup can.......perfect! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,442
Posted By Manymotos
Anyone using Clearwater Glenda Lights

Just curious, is anyone using the LED Clearwater Glenda lower fork mounted lights? I see that Motolights has LED lower fork mount lights too. Anyone have an opinion? I'm looking to save some amperage...
Forum: Americas 01-04-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,758
Posted By Manymotos
Transpenisular Highway

Frank,

Is this highway blacktop all the way to Cabo? What is the scenery like if you stay on this highway?

I ride an R1150 GS. Are the "better" dirt roads down there okay for my GS? I'm not...
Forum: Trials 11-15-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,585
Posted By Manymotos
The secret

Maybe I'm the only one in the dark but how many of you heard that Ossa was on the way back to building trials bikes. I understand trials is super popular in Spain and they spend a good bit of money...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 72,613
Posted By Manymotos
SIDI On Road

SIDI On Road
Where you bought them from? Motorcycle Superstore
Price paid? $325
What type of use? Mainly on road, long trips, all weather all seasons
Pros? Comfortable, waterproof, strong
Cons?...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,311
Posted By Manymotos
Full Throttle Camping

Full Throttle Camping was also at the BMW MOA Rally. They had some of the Big Agnes tents set up for display. Honestly many of the decent tents manufactured these days will set up in a matter of 2 or...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,292
Posted By Manymotos
gitterdone

I'm attending the BMW MOA Rally this week and if I can find a dealer there with the Trailguard in my size I will probably buy it. Wouldn't mind hearing your review first.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,570
Posted By Manymotos
I'm currently riding with a Motoport kevlar mesh...

I'm currently riding with a Motoport kevlar mesh jacket. I don't believe there is anything manufactured that is any stronger or more durable in the event of an accident. The problem is that you have...
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