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Forum: Beasts Today, 10:23 AM
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Posted By grnd0
Just got a quote for my 2 bikes. I have...

Just got a quote for my 2 bikes. I have Progressive and Dairyland
was $225 more per yr.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 11:48 AM
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Posted By grnd0
I'd love to join in but I'm just too far away. I...

I'd love to join in but I'm just too far away. I am thinking of stopping
in the area on my way to Colorado next summer. That would be in
July so maybe too hot. My return in mid to late Sept might...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By grnd0
My Honda CB500X on Last Dollar Road near...

My Honda CB500X on Last Dollar Road near Telluride, Colorado.
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 07:01 AM
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Posted By grnd0
Hope you got to ride 28 all the way to Franklin.

Hope you got to ride 28 all the way to Franklin.
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By grnd0
If it was an X and it was Wednesday it was...

If it was an X and it was Wednesday it was probably me. I did the
Dragon around 12-12.30 took a break and then went down 28.
Did it have a FL plate?
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By grnd0
Deals Gap.

Deals Gap.
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By grnd0
The Dragon was a blast. Lots of other great roads...

The Dragon was a blast. Lots of other great roads in the area.
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By grnd0
[QUOTE=cls;25087193]My last two tank fulls were...

[QUOTE=cls;25087193]My last two tank fulls were 75 mpg, so the average is coming up w/more miles. Did you see an improvement in mpg's w/the LV exhaust? I would think that'd help a good bit,...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By grnd0
I used some 85 octane in Colorado at altitude and...

I used some 85 octane in Colorado at altitude and rode 1,200 miles.
Checked every tank by calculator and got no lower than 74mpg.
Wasn't riding easy either. I check every fill since new, always...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,768
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Posted By grnd0
Look at those chemtrails. :eek1

Look at those chemtrails. :eek1
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Maybe because it's the heavy duty non folder.

Maybe because it's the heavy duty non folder.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:31 PM
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Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
FMF Q4 on 230L LeoVince on CBX.

FMF Q4 on 230L
LeoVince on CBX.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:03 PM
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Posted By grnd0
Looks like we have the same pair of bikes.

Looks like we have the same pair of bikes.
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By grnd0
Hey DJ, what dealer in Montrose did you get your...

Hey DJ, what dealer in Montrose did you get your X.
Only shop I was in was Davis service.
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,768
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Posted By grnd0
MB, Your story sounds a lot like mine. I had...

MB,
Your story sounds a lot like mine. I had some interest
in the bike and one day I happened to be close by a
dealer. This was late Oct 13. They had one reg, one abs
and they were buried behind...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:18 PM
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Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Very nice build pics. :thumbup

Very nice build pics. :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By grnd0
Nope. Total pedal movement is around an inch.

Nope. Total pedal movement is around an inch.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:20 PM
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Posted By grnd0
Rear only, doesn't really feel mushy, just no...

Rear only, doesn't really feel mushy, just no stopping
power. Almost impossible to lock up on road. Checked
the fronts and they looked good, work fine also.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:06 PM
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Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Got the new pads today and put the rears in. Very...

Got the new pads today and put the rears in. Very easy
job, bled and new fluid too. Bike only has 3,600 miles
and the rears were totally gone. I'm the second owner,
so I don't know what the other...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Taller the tire the slower it turns, easier on...

Taller the tire the slower it turns, easier on the bearings. The Yokohamas are 145SR12
and I mounted them myself. Was easier then the bike tires.
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
My Yokohama car radials that I have on my stock...

My Yokohama car radials that I have on my stock wheels
are about an inch taller than the stock ones. Put 4,600
miles on in 3 weeks with a load of around 850 lb, not
including actual trailer...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
I think it needs bleeding. Just ordered new pads....

I think it needs bleeding. Just ordered new pads. It's
got to be one or the other.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Anyone feel the rear brake needs a lot of...

Anyone feel the rear brake needs a lot of pressure to stop.
I have to really stomp on mine to brake hard. Front is
fine. Only thing I have checked is the fluid level and it's
fine.
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By grnd0
Available in US. $112.00 ...

Available in US. $112.00

http://www.solomotoparts.com/Shinko-E805-Adventure-Tour-Tire-Rear/?gclid=CO_fge_OlsACFaVZ7AodETMA0A
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
If you want quiet go stock.

If you want quiet go stock.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:13 PM
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Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Good info. Did you get the Race tech stuff from...

Good info. Did you get the Race tech stuff from them or
another vendor? You are going to have some serious
money in that suspension. They have multiple springs
listed for my weight, which ones did...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Sounds like yours is dialed. May I ask how much...

Sounds like yours is dialed. May I ask how much you weigh?
I'm a middle weight at 170. The only extra weight I carry is
my Osprey Raptor 10 hydration back pack. Water, food, tools
small pump,...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,768
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Posted By grnd0
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tusk-Handlebar-Riser-Kit-7...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tusk-Handlebar-Riser-Kit-7-8-Bars-30mm-Motorcycle-ATV-Dirt-Bike-NEW-/291197582384?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43ccba7c30&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
I had 14-39 gearing on that trip. I hardly rode...

I had 14-39 gearing on that trip. I hardly rode at all
on road because it just couldn't do any climbs at speed.
Worked fine on the trails, pulled fine but at low speed.
Since I got home I've put...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
I tried one of those tips and was too loud for...

I tried one of those tips and was too loud for me. The stock
muffler is very heavy. My FMF Q4, which I love, is probably
10lbs lighter. Has a great sound, not loud at all.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Nice! Welcome to the little piglet club. It's a...

Nice! Welcome to the little piglet club. It's a great little,
Old School, bike.
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Got my steel unistrut here. ...

Got my steel unistrut here.

http://www.google.com/shopping/product/18331081702398324715?lsf=seller:3136905,store:17504378052269518913&kpid=3128751
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Good find on the seals. They are not easy to...

Good find on the seals. They are not easy to find. My
tiedown extension is 12" each side. Tennis balls.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 178,419
Posted By grnd0
Very nice work. Since you just put it together,...

Very nice work. Since you just put it together, is the axle
reflexed, slight bend that goes upward? When I look at
mine, it has the appearance of a slight bow downward.
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,662
Posted By grnd0
I don't really feel the vibes that much but my...

I don't really feel the vibes that much but my throttle
hand goes numb on longer rides. Just got a Go Cruise
to help out. I have a GPS mount that goes in one of
the bar mount bolts. I touched the...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,662
Posted By grnd0
My max mileage day was my ride from Ridgway, CO....

My max mileage day was my ride from Ridgway, CO. to
Moab, UT. 350 mile round trip. Wish I had a Seat Concept
on that one. I'm actually finding the stock seat fairly comfy.
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,662
Posted By grnd0
I would have logged a lot more miles if I didn't...

I would have logged a lot more miles if I didn't do this.
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,662
Posted By grnd0
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BLACK-HAND-BRUSH-GUARDS-MO...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BLACK-HAND-BRUSH-GUARDS-MOTORCYCLE-MOTOCROSS-DIRT-BIKE-ATV-SCOOTER-MX-PAIR-NEW-/261085776799?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3cc9eccb9f&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 79,031
Posted By grnd0
Got the sheets of Uni and made my own, adapted to...

Got the sheets of Uni and made my own, adapted to the stock
filter.
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,662
Posted By grnd0
The only offroad with the X was Last Dollar from...

The only offroad with the X was Last Dollar from route 62 to
Telluride. No way I would have ridden it on anything else. I'm
pretty sure that thick snow was Engineer, the other snow was
Cinnamon,...
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