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Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 41,496
Posted By sweetwater
'Racer, you could ride it harder to blow the funk...

'Racer, you could ride it harder to blow the funk off the plugs and valves :evil

On a serious note, how hard is it to check the computer? That might be an easiest first step. I bet someone here...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 41,496
Posted By sweetwater
Ugh...I want no part of this progress. I've sold...

Ugh...I want no part of this progress. I've sold all my complex motorcycles and haven't shed a tear. My '08 T100 is perfectly modernized while remaining serviceable by a caveman like me. I guess it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 41,496
Posted By sweetwater
Curtis, That bike in GA you're looking at is...

Curtis,

That bike in GA you're looking at is a perfect platform for you! You can bolt on Norman Hyde M-bars with no modification and then add one of several rear sets (Hyde, Bella Corse...pick...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By sweetwater
I've seen the carnage and it looks like...

I've seen the carnage and it looks like nothing...right until you get very close and personal with the bike. It is one of those deals where you could replace the shift shaft and bars and gauge...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,372
Posted By sweetwater
Currently using a WarBonnet Outdoors Traveler...

Currently using a WarBonnet Outdoors Traveler double layer with sil-tarp and old Z-rest pad and Wiggy ultralight bag. Not a winter set up, but it is good for 3 season camping (you'd need more...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,851
Posted By sweetwater
All bikes are kool... just saying :1drink ...

All bikes are kool... just saying :1drink

To the OP: ride what you like and take all this silliness with a grain of salt. Very few of the inmates here are affected or insincere. I'm enthusiastic...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,851
Posted By sweetwater
I'm a poseur who can spell :D ...

I'm a poseur who can spell :D

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-DmKsd5N/0/M/P1040579-M.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By sweetwater
I ran a low rider with mid controls and highway...

I ran a low rider with mid controls and highway pegs. It was nice to move back and forth between the two, especially on longer rides.

Good luck!
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 611,561
Posted By sweetwater
Looks great BlackShirt!

Looks great BlackShirt!
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 365,610
Posted By sweetwater
My 2010 Connie was a fantastic winter bike. I...

My 2010 Connie was a fantastic winter bike. I rode in high teens with heated liner (90watt Gen2 by Warm'n'Safe) and Z Custom's racing gauntlet glove in simple deer hide...heated grips worked just...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 611,561
Posted By sweetwater
I really like the Speed and Street Triple but I'd...

I really like the Speed and Street Triple but I'd get in too much trouble!
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 611,561
Posted By sweetwater
Checking in with my two '08 Bonnevilles: ...

Checking in with my two '08 Bonnevilles:

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bonnevilles/i-PfpbkCQ/0/M/P1040592-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,199
Posted By sweetwater
You asked if anyone had moved up and ditched the...

You asked if anyone had moved up and ditched the 250 for a 650. I actually went the other direction over the years and now have two KLX 250s and the Missus has a TW200 versus having a GS and the...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By sweetwater
'Hugo, you just opened a HUGE can of opinionated...

'Hugo, you just opened a HUGE can of opinionated worms :D

You'll get lots of feedback and support and critique of your bike choices. You'll get a lot of advice like mine: I've ridden the DR650...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
PowerAddict: sounds like you're on the right...

PowerAddict: sounds like you're on the right track! If you get #2 and tackle that gasket yuo might as well do the carb mods while it is apart. I avoided the mods for a while but finally did...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Another vote for stock bike with low miles. I'm...

Another vote for stock bike with low miles. I'm never real sure about the sins of previous owners. If it is stock, you know what you're dealing with!
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
TNC, Lutz, Dan888: It is odd isn't it? No...

TNC, Lutz, Dan888:

It is odd isn't it? No known impact, NEVER pressure wash the bikes, and before disassembly, the gasket appears intact from the outside.

When 'Racer picks up a new one, I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,242,583
Posted By sweetwater
Nice ride today, T-Dub did great. No wonderful...

Nice ride today, T-Dub did great. No wonderful landscape pics, but this rest stop was funny:

http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dual-Sports/i-nJV6984/0/M/P1040064-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
NCRacer and I are out riding with the girls today...

NCRacer and I are out riding with the girls today when he pulls along side me on his '09 KLX and shows me this:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,242,583
Posted By sweetwater
Small's, Those two mods look really good!

Small's,

Those two mods look really good!
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Two choices: tap OEM bar end weight and screw...

Two choices: tap OEM bar end weight and screw hand guard down; remove weight and use expansion anchors from Moose.

Third option: new bars!

FWIW, I have my 2010 set up with new bars (Zeta Motard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Black', I can't exactly see what you have...

Black', I can't exactly see what you have described in my mind's eye; what handguards are you using, and I do remember that a while back you mounted them to stock bars.

Did you get the OEM bar...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,277
Posted By sweetwater
Very interesting trip! I like the urban shots for...

Very interesting trip! I like the urban shots for some reason and usually favor rural stuff...keep 'em coming!
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
I'm gonna try to blow mine up so I can get the...

I'm gonna try to blow mine up so I can get the 351 kit...the missus requires an excuse to spend, but honestly, there isn't much to go wrong on these bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Speaking of NCRacer, he managed to misappropriate...

Speaking of NCRacer, he managed to misappropriate one of my old VFR's panniers. I think I'm gonna make him tote our lunch everywhere we go:
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Focus gentelmen...in order to realign the KLX...

Focus gentelmen...in order to realign the KLX review thread, I offer this:

GREEN...
http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2010-KLX250S-1/i-TCq9XXf/0/M/P1030445-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
I'm lucky right now to have a 2010 with stock...

I'm lucky right now to have a 2010 with stock exhaust and a 2009 with FMF Q4, no tail insert ("silencer" effect with insert). I personally like the sound of both, but from an economic perspective I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
KLX a la mode?

KLX a la mode?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
I like the idea of trying cheap "fat pegs" and...

I like the idea of trying cheap "fat pegs" and upgrading if they work for you.

Wheeling Cycle Supply!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,499
Posted By sweetwater
I'm in too! Really enjoy seeing our state as the...

I'm in too! Really enjoy seeing our state as the topic, lots of nice shots!
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Very good point TNC. I have never run the fatter...

Very good point TNC. I have never run the fatter pegs, but I understand them from a position of standing and comfort for the foot. However, I almost always wear moto boots and the soles are very...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,441
Posted By sweetwater
Whisperlite in stuff sack, nested cook kit in...

Whisperlite in stuff sack, nested cook kit in sack, and MSR fuel bottle in zip-lock. Same report as many others, no leaks, no worries.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,051
Posted By sweetwater
The break-in period is worth it. Get through that...

The break-in period is worth it. Get through that and adjust your controls and it'll be good-to-go!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 39,422
Posted By sweetwater
Red Bud is on to something here...good luck...

Red Bud is on to something here...good luck Shane, heal up!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By sweetwater
Wet start, nice finish!

Wet start, nice finish!
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 1,242,583
Posted By sweetwater
Post-snow, TW ready... ...

Post-snow, TW ready...
http://sweetwaterfarms.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Dual-Sports/i-JLPbmCn/0/M/P1040029-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,067
Views: 2,620,492
Posted By sweetwater
Ortho/trauma is my favorite...if you ever wanna...

Ortho/trauma is my favorite...if you ever wanna move south lemme know, we'll get you a JOB...now back to the regularly scheduled topic here.

My boring 2010 ready for first post-blizzard ride:...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 515,113
Posted By sweetwater
All good points guys! I'd add a pic, but still...

All good points guys! I'd add a pic, but still searching for "my" 1150! I sold an excellent 1200Gs with extras, lots of extras, for NADA/KBB average and it took many months...I gotta quit being an...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 515,113
Posted By sweetwater
Almost started a new thread to ask and explore...

Almost started a new thread to ask and explore this issue, but may be more fitting here:

After going a year and a half with no GS, I want another. Finances force another 1200GS out of the picture,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By sweetwater
You're probably nuts, but this whole moto-hobby...

You're probably nuts, but this whole moto-hobby is kinda crazy.

Get another Guzzi. Get an old beat up GS to keep it company.
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