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Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,195
Posted By bighairless
I put 18k miles on the S10. Great bike but I...

I put 18k miles on the S10. Great bike but I traded it in on a 1200xc and couldn't be happier about the switch. I'm 6'3'' 260 naked/ the XC is more comfortable for me, not that I found the S10...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,483
Posted By bighairless
Just thought I should check back in with the...

Just thought I should check back in with the results from the new head kit on my 1200 XC...


The motor sounds great. No more rattle/tap...just normal, subdued mechanical sounds. All the work...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,483
Posted By bighairless
Interesting reading… I called the dealer I...

Interesting reading…
I called the dealer I purchased the bike from and asked for the Triumph tech. After getting the run around about him being out…someone else could check out the bike... we don’t...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By bighairless
The trade value screws things up. The dealer can...

The trade value screws things up. The dealer can do 'things' with the numbers like offer more on your trade or more off the sticker price...I have no idea what your bike is worth.

You're right...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,992
Posted By bighairless
I'm too tall for the sport tourers, they just...

I'm too tall for the sport tourers, they just don't fit me. The not 'fitting' (comfort) part means trying out the large ADV bikes. I had a 650 strom, which I liked enough to worry when I first traded...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,810
Posted By bighairless
What exactly is off-road? Everyone’s opinion is...

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I don’t know anything other than what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,773
Posted By bighairless
You probably have been here before but in case...

You probably have been here before but in case you havn't...Dr Mudspringer's, right across the street from the Harley dealer on Central (hwy 65 a few miles north of 694) carries a good supply of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
Get you a beer? :roflBecause you actually ride...

Get you a beer? :roflBecause you actually ride and survive deer encounters or because your sixteen thousand'th something post makes you that good? ... Or maybe your ability to come to one solution...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
I'm guessing your not joking since you defend the...

I'm guessing your not joking since you defend the other guy saying the same thing. ...that's about as ignorant of an idea as I've seen posted and I hope some newbie doesn't decide it's a good idea...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 10,132
Posted By bighairless
Reading this thread, I'm sure of one thing... ...

Reading this thread, I'm sure of one thing...

We will be the shortest lived species to ever live on this planet. :turkish
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
Read your first post again...:huh How about the...

Read your first post again...:huh How about the others? I might miss the warning signs. :bow
You have been talking jive about headlamps/perepheral vision/situational awareness/habits/skills/pointing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
Some people able to fit events into a neat,...

Some people able to fit events into a neat, narrow, category. Congrats!

All you need to understand is time, distance, speed and line of clear sight. If you never exceed a speed that will allow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
Yep, November is the winner. October, November...

Yep, November is the winner. October, November and December lead in the numbers.

Rather than what two months...I should have said the two times a year or two events in the life of deer that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
It sounds like you are very aware of the dangers...

It sounds like you are very aware of the dangers and have put some thought into avoiding it, however, your ignorance IMHO is thinking your peripheral vision/amber lights/polarized lenses/critter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By bighairless
What color is the sky in your world? You don't...

What color is the sky in your world? You don't have to fuck-up to get taken out but it must be nice to assume your mighty skills will carry you through...:lol3 ride on... in ignorance if you must.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,288
Posted By bighairless
can't vote...

I use middle, ring and pinkie on the brake. All four on the clutch.
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,248
Posted By bighairless
I'm sorry to hear about your friend but no, no...

I'm sorry to hear about your friend but no, no one cares anymore.

I see it at work, no one willing to put forth the attention necessary to perform their jobs properly/consistantly and they're...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,636
Posted By bighairless
Does this help? ...

Does this help?

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:eek1
:lol3
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,636
Posted By bighairless
Your writting ability seems ok, but I have to...

Your writting ability seems ok, but I have to question your ability to read...
Do you do any pre-purchase investigation?

Properly set up and in the right hands, this bike is an off-road eating...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,178
Posted By bighairless
No helmet law here either, I cringe when I see...

No helmet law here either, I cringe when I see riders without it and cringe more when I see some young kid on crotch-rocket in a teeshirt and sunglasses with the helmet attached to the side of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,178
Posted By bighairless
It's about enjoying the ride for everybody, why...

It's about enjoying the ride for everybody, why else would we ride. It's awesome! I don't see how gearing up removes any of the fun. It doesn't for me, in fact I think gearing up is one of the best...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 43,286
Views: 8,195,899
Posted By bighairless
Thank you WRR riders for this thread. I read a...

Thank you WRR riders for this thread. I read a good deal of it before deciding to buy one earlier this summer. There is lots of good info here.

4,500 miles so far this year on the WR and loving...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,178
Posted By bighairless
I'm scratching my head on this sir... I'm...

I'm scratching my head on this sir...

I'm all for people deciding to wear what works for them. I cannot however, understand what the decision making process is in order to come to those...
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