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Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,765
Posted By lymanwhite
Good thread, and surprising how many GS guys seem...

Good thread, and surprising how many GS guys seem open to a Harley, no?

I have the 08 R Glide in the 105th color scheme 'copper top'. She has about 18K miles on it with the stage 1, pipes, and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,557
Posted By lymanwhite
That Weather

Reminds me of a road bike run into western Montana some years ago. I was headed west with plans to go over the mountains there north of the Anaconda mine. Until I saw this pretty big front looming...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By lymanwhite
I would like to adapt to my 530 excr, could use a...

I would like to adapt to my 530 excr, could use a bit of windscreen on it. Anyone try doing it?
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
The tires arrived first. Here are a couple of...

The tires arrived first. Here are a couple of comparison shots:

http://lymanwhite.smugmug.com/Other/KTM/5110-005a/856040539_fNPGQ-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By lymanwhite
Yes, and that's not the first time... Just...

Yes, and that's not the first time...
Just trying to unravel the smug mug / adv rider world...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By lymanwhite
Wiha Tools

Here is a link to a neat tool supplier for the guy who wants a super light multi function toolkit: http://www.wihatools.com/
I was able to combine torx and allen head bits from 1.5mm to 8mm which...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,675
Views: 1,042,575
Posted By lymanwhite
www.wihatools.com (http://www.wihatools.com) ...

www.wihatools.com (http://www.wihatools.com)

Here is a great site of quality tools, if you are looking for bit sets, drivers, etc.
I found that I could really do just about anything on the 530...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,296
Posted By lymanwhite
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Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,296
Posted By lymanwhite
Ride what you got and enjoy it, or stay on the...

Ride what you got and enjoy it, or stay on the porch and whine. The more insecure the rider the higher pitched the whine.

Kinda like a motor and a rider that is too preoccupied to be tuned in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
Finally I got to Bike Bandit for the tires and...

Finally I got to Bike Bandit for the tires and found that the different Distanzia choices on the Avon site were the same tire, just listed in both inches and mm... mmmm good.
So I did my best 'check...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
OK, so how did the ordering, actual ordering,...

OK, so how did the ordering, actual ordering, trigger pulling stuff, go? Pretty well!

The RAD folks 435 574 2604 are American, and have a top notch rep. I ended up with the Econo hubs ( not quite...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
Good ideas but the 17 inch is a little squid for...

Good ideas but the 17 inch is a little squid for me, and yes, in S. FL there are really no good KTM dealers. There is one in Tampa: Cahills of Tampa... that sells a bunch of bike mfg. and was nearly...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 83,917
Posted By lymanwhite
Sometimes good and fast

Sometimes good and fast
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 83,917
Posted By lymanwhite
Nekked can be good

Nekked can be good
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 83,917
Posted By lymanwhite
When the weather warms, I'd rather tour on my...

When the weather warms, I'd rather tour on my naked R80 with BMW bags than my 08' Goldwing, anyday..

Helmet and jacket venting works the way it was designed, and I just like the feel of the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 83,917
Posted By lymanwhite
And coming up on the '10 in my version of ADV...

And coming up on the '10 in my version of ADV style
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/P1010482.jpg

In the wind

The '10 version looks pretty good!<!-- / message --><!-- sig...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
The final part was to put together the sprocket,...

The final part was to put together the sprocket, the rotors, tubes, rim tape, and bolt set.
I found the trick ktm floating front rotor, which should be nice; along with their 'stealth' sprocket an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
Dude Dont' bust my cherry! I was all over Munn...

Dude Dont' bust my cherry! I was all over Munn while you were still in la la.

Then, all I had to do was back source to the dealer network... So, start at the top with the big uns, no? Sure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
So, the saga begins. I like to call it the...

So, the saga begins. I like to call it the sourcing saga, kinda like some Argentine dance: there's a pretty girl, good music, good wine, but I can't understand the words. Like many, I have more than...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By lymanwhite
530 Excr On The Streets

I got to thinking that riding around on the knobs on the pavement is... well, a little knobby.
Then I ordered a set of new knobs (MT 21's) for this season, and really started thinking 'what's wrong...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,666
Posted By lymanwhite
Yes, and don't forget the seasons change...

Yes, and don't forget the seasons change...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By lymanwhite
KTM 530 excr clutch wear

What kind of hours / miles are you getting out of your first clutch.

If you can reference what kind of terrain you're riding and how hard you ride it would be great.

If you have replaced, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,168
Posted By lymanwhite
Must be some good artesian water there! Good...

Must be some good artesian water there! Good thoughts and well put!
I can aspire to get it to go that way in the head department.
I do find that riding in a group has a lot of baggage, and...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By lymanwhite
Taking steps to be competitive, I'd say. Nokia...

Taking steps to be competitive, I'd say.
Nokia smart phones has just introduced their Ovi suites. This phone includes a gps, and the app they offer is 'free maps forever'.
As is being debated on...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By lymanwhite
Quality House: HTW

So, some weeks ago I came across on old thread. Some guy had asked about how to tie down his stuff. He was somewhere in the orient, so the language thing wasn't exactly spot on. Many guys pitched in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,324
Posted By lymanwhite
Maybe on my front tire, too much weight on the...

Maybe on my front tire, too much weight on the rear of my hog.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,849
Posted By lymanwhite
The real advantages of 100% syn motorcycle oil...

The real advantages of 100% syn motorcycle oil are that it runs 10 -15 deg cooler, and that because of this heat shear breakdown is way way less than dino or part syn. Because your oil does not...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,413
Posted By lymanwhite
I like the becker tac tool, for the price it...

I like the becker tac tool, for the price it seems like a good all around choice. Big enough to cut brush, and heavy enough to use around the camp.
Does any one see a difference between the bk3 tac...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,510
Posted By lymanwhite
In the battle between the gods of straps and...

In the battle between the gods of straps and bungees, the god of straps wins! How many bungees have I counted on the highway?

Bungees degrade: the rubber strands and poly cover rot via uv, and...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By lymanwhite
http://www.pelican.com/cases_detail.php?Case=i1015...

http://www.pelican.com/cases_detail.php?Case=i1015
Link to Pelican i1010 case for smart phones.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,208
Posted By lymanwhite
Not to mention width, and mass. Dirt bagz is...

Not to mention width, and mass.
Dirt bagz is working on brackets for the 530. They will hold both sizes of their saddle bags, I was told.
It is supposed to be ready... March / April.
I am in...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By lymanwhite
I would like to find out too, having a Nokia n97...

I would like to find out too, having a Nokia n97 mini.
I heard there were RAM phone boxes, and also Pelican boxes.
I think once it is in a box, a tourtech mount, or maybe RAM would keep it safe....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,110,157
Posted By lymanwhite
Too cool seeing everyone into the bike, but take...

Too cool seeing everyone into the bike, but take a little time to think.

The big single is made to ride hard (race), at the upper limit of rpm and load.

However, that is also at the upper...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 74,290
Posted By lymanwhite
Sidi Adventure Rain are back in stock! The...

Sidi Adventure Rain are back in stock! The importer Motonation shipped their entire container to dealers yesterday.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 240,171
Posted By lymanwhite
The Sidi Adventure Rain (US version) are back in...

The Sidi Adventure Rain (US version) are back in stock.
Motonation has just shipped their entire allotment to dealers, who were on back order status with the importer.
Revzilla and others are...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,304
Posted By lymanwhite
Yeah they do. I misplaced one of the US5 straps,...

Yeah they do. I misplaced one of the US5 straps, called them and a replacement came gratis.
Do they know how to treat customers? I would say they do!
Forum: The Garage 03-23-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 357,585
Posted By lymanwhite
'I bought a giant-assed bin of cheapo Zip Ties a...

'I bought a giant-assed bin of cheapo Zip Ties a few years ago. For actual USE, I like Thomas and Betts nylon ones, but these cheapies are great for holding cables, wires, tubes, and fluid lines out...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 100,762
Posted By lymanwhite
Today at Lowes I came across a cig plug inverter...

Today at Lowes I came across a cig plug inverter (70w), with a 110 plug on the back, and along side that was a mini usb plug. I ordered a Powerlet power cord that will take from the batteries sae on...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,112
Posted By lymanwhite
+1 I got a pair recently at Tractor Supply for...

+1 I got a pair recently at Tractor Supply for around $80.00, Vubram sole, and stitched; lace ups, but not the real tall type.
The vibram sole is very reasuring with the heavy bike at the stop...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 34,763
Posted By lymanwhite
I read a couple of other reviews. One said...

I read a couple of other reviews. One said something about trouble with glasses, either fitting under the shield, or getting the ear pieces in along the cheek pads.
Any of you guys with experience...
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