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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Not in Alaska I found out taking a defensive...

Not in Alaska I found out taking a defensive driving course.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Reprobate, though lane splitting is illegal in...

Reprobate, though lane splitting is illegal in Germany, it is greatly encouraged. Even lane splitting on a two lane road. Many a German moved to the right and hit his right signal to tell me to go...
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 543,437
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Delivery to Alaska not necessary. Moving to...

Delivery to Alaska not necessary. Moving to Phoenix in a few weeks. I will be a few months before ready to buy something. Will be watching in the mean time.
Forum: Hacks 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,210
Views: 543,437
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Damn CCJon, that is what I want, but a couple...

Damn CCJon, that is what I want, but a couple months to soon. GLWS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Oh Pretbeck, this isn't Europe. Most drivers in...

Oh Pretbeck, this isn't Europe. Most drivers in America just can't stand someone getting ahead of them. I had a soldier that worked for me that was convinced Motorcycle's split lanes because we...
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 566,265
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
The Alaska Leather Butt Pad is good in the sun...

The Alaska Leather Butt Pad is good in the sun and heat. Seat is definitely cooler after sitting out in the sun.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
If I am off that weekend, you can count me in on...

If I am off that weekend, you can count me in on a Tiger 800.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 118,651
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
My experience was on the Dempster last year. ...

My experience was on the Dempster last year. This has been a really wet summer this year. First time in three years I TOW highway was wet for D2D.
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 118,651
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have never driven a GS, but I was able to...

I have never driven a GS, but I was able to handle fresh 2-4" deep pea gravel and maintain 55mph. The bike was way overloaded and top heavey load. 06 955i
Forum: Vendors 07-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Zach, do you have a web site up yet?

Zach, do you have a web site up yet?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 31,446
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Man that dude is quick, I didn't even get to see...

Man that dude is quick, I didn't even get to see what the bad post was.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Oh I had a great time on the inagural and only...

Oh I had a great time on the inagural and only Buell Performance Academy Adventure Ride speaking perfect Southern English, especially when I asked for a bag of chips with my burger.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
That is because European riders are a different...

That is because European riders are a different breed. I usually knew from a distance if a rider was American. He was the only one wear jeans on a tour. That is were I started wearing real...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Along with boots, bonnets and ariels.

Along with boots, bonnets and ariels.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 161,060
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Okie Dokie, that answers my question. More...

Okie Dokie, that answers my question. More worried about if it went catywampus in the middle of nowhere how to make it work.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 161,060
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I'll have to look in the area of the stepper...

I'll have to look in the area of the stepper motor. Is the seat on or off?

Yeah it reads correct other than neutral.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 161,060
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I encountered a new unique problem this week. ...

I encountered a new unique problem this week. Right about when the odo was turning 4k miles, the neutral light and gear position indicator stopped showing neutral. The first time it happen I double...
Forum: Alaska 07-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Don't forget the Knobbies!! I still have that...

Don't forget the Knobbies!! I still have that foto from last year. It was epic. Have a great time. Wish I could join you but the bike is prepped for crating.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Ever since I got my Uly in 09 and been riding...

Ever since I got my Uly in 09 and been riding tall bike ever since, I get on the bike with the left foot peg and have never had an issue with a stand breaking or bending.

I just thought have a...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
El Jefe, I watched my shop mount my rear...

El Jefe,

I watched my shop mount my rear TKC while it was in for the engine bar mounting. He used a piece of 2x4 to raise the tire thereby releasing hands to deal with spacers and brake...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have a buddy that claims he got over 7000 miles...

I have a buddy that claims he got over 7000 miles on a set of TKC 80s on an F800GS. I don't know how he did that either.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Do you happen to live in Alaska!! I ride by Attu...

Do you happen to live in Alaska!! I ride by Attu Hall every morning to work.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 118,651
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Oh they will come, just not in a hurrey. ...

Oh they will come, just not in a hurrey. Especially if there is a deadline for a trip.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Loxsmith

I am sorry to hear about that E10 experience. The first hand experience I have is the E07 Dakar rear with a TKC front on a 06 955i Tiger. The guy I did the Dempster with on a 990 Adventure was on a...
Forum: Alaska 07-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
That thing looks like a hot potato or there just...

That thing looks like a hot potato or there just isn't anyone able to handle that thing. The "fresh" carb rebuild was in 2012 and hasn't had much riding since then.
Forum: Alaska 07-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
+1 and learned a great deal from the movie also!!

+1 and learned a great deal from the movie also!!
Forum: Alaska 07-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,524
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Sorry I didn't drop by yesterday. Was in the...

Sorry I didn't drop by yesterday. Was in the auto skills center most of the day trying to accomplish something that didn't happen. Myself or my wife will drop by beginning of the week. I really...
Forum: Alaska 07-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 147,975
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Free Take off Parts

I have the stock windshield and hand guards for a Gen II KLR 650 and stock hand guards and belly pan for a 955i Tiger minus the mounting hardware. Just give me a call if you want the above items. I...
Forum: Alaska 07-09-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 147,975
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I'll try and get that tomorrow. What I think is...

I'll try and get that tomorrow. What I think is interesting is there was a Super T for sale at the same spot last month.
Forum: Alaska 07-09-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 21,524
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Hey Dapman, Can I get 2012 and 2013...

Hey Dapman,

Can I get 2012 and 2013 decals as I sold the 06 Tiger and would like to add those to the 2014 on the new Tiger?
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,600
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I saw a coupe of guys on L/C GSs at D2D who...

I saw a coupe of guys on L/C GSs at D2D who didn't buy TKCs. It can get ugly when it rains. I would recommend TKCs or Mitas E07s for any off road riding.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18,722
Views: 7,475,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I grew up in Ft Worth TX and my brother and...

I grew up in Ft Worth TX and my brother and sister were both Horned Frogs at TCU. Again really cool picture.
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,099
Views: 119,863
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Tiger 800XC

MilSpec,

I believe someone tried the original H4 in the Tiger and it was to big. There is supposed to be a new and improved smaller H4 in the pipeline. Waiting on that.

My local truck...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18,722
Views: 7,475,020
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
TCU Fan!

Looks like EZ300 is a TCU Fan!! Cool pic. Will be moving to Phoenix in 6 weeks with a white Tiger and tan Pelicans. And an Alaskan plate for as long as I can get away with. It doesn't expire for 18...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,744,331
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Because in most states and European countries,...

Because in most states and European countries, less than 30mph and less than 50cc no DL and no Plates, just insurance.
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,644,602
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I am 5'9" with a 31" inseam and am very pleased...

I am 5'9" with a 31" inseam and am very pleased with the SW Motech 20mm risers from twisted throttle. I think they are 20. I just know they are metal blocks that go under the stock stems.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,490
Views: 566,265
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
One way to save alot of space is to invest in a...

One way to save alot of space is to invest in a good riding suit and use liners underneath. I discovered full length liners in Europe to weat under my leathers. I use "heat out" under the pants...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 80,898
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
LeCler, Who is your guy? Are you getting...

LeCler,

Who is your guy? Are you getting Mitas in the US?
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
I have had similar issues and god forbid you lay...

I have had similar issues and god forbid you lay the bike down and need just one of something, like engine bar bags. You can only buy the whole set nor can you send it back to be repaired. I will...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,718
Views: 517,575
Posted By Drunk_Uncle
Thanks yoyo. going to get that ordered soon. ...

Thanks yoyo. going to get that ordered soon. Not much more if any offroad in Alaska, but definitely plan on desert riding in Arizona. Looking to do AZBDR this fall and might have a friend from up...
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