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Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21,032
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Posted By RichardU
Nice work.

Nice work.
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
And do it now before the switch takes a hit and...

And do it now before the switch takes a hit and becomes worthless, like mine.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,345
Posted By RichardU
6,000 miles on my XC and never needed to add oil.

6,000 miles on my XC and never needed to add oil.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,041,781
Posted By RichardU
Slide forward on the seat. Get a new seat if...

Slide forward on the seat. Get a new seat if needed. It makes a big difference.
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
I could get one under the seat after dremmeling...

I could get one under the seat after dremmeling away needless plastic. Now I just put them in the tailbag. And once you're carrying the tubes, the tools required to change a flat are a relatively...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,817
Posted By RichardU
I haven't read this entire thread, but I have...

I haven't read this entire thread, but I have ridden a 1200, owned a 1050, and currently own an 800XC. I never really meshed with the 1050. I rode the 1200 and it felt like a lot more weight for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,891
Posted By RichardU
Not a lawyer, but SOL might prevent the thief...

Not a lawyer, but SOL might prevent the thief from being prosecuted, but should not affect who actually owns property.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-18-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,273
Posted By RichardU
I had that same experience on my Tiger 800....

I had that same experience on my Tiger 800. Heidenau K60 in the back and TKC80 on the front fixed that.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-16-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,273
Posted By RichardU
Uh oh. I might need to take a look at that....

Uh oh. I might need to take a look at that. Congrats.
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
Bluhduh Begin Mammoth Cave simulation. Close your...

Begin Mammoth Cave simulation.
Close your eyes.
Walk into a few things.
Open your eyes.
End Mammoth Cave simulation.
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
Laugh You guys paid too much for your bikes.:D I would...

You guys paid too much for your bikes.:D I would agree, the cost of repairs is the biggest difference between off-roading an 800 XC vs KLR.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
Neither is a KLR. I ride with a bunch of guys who...

Neither is a KLR. I ride with a bunch of guys who are competent on KLRs. I will take my 800XC anywhere they want to go.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,458,678
Posted By RichardU
WR250R for sale

Too many bikes, not enough time. I just listed my WR250R for sale here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=890238
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
Good catch.

Good catch.
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 939,690
Posted By RichardU
Absolutely. It's not that difficult, particularly...

Absolutely. It's not that difficult, particularly if you do regular tire changes with the same tools for practice. I've changed many flats on the trail (only one was mine.)



I always take...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,475
Posted By RichardU
Why don't you just go ahead and question...

Why don't you just go ahead and question everyone's religious beliefs. Oh, wait ... you just did.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
I have lots of centerstands. I keep them...

I have lots of centerstands. I keep them scattered across mountains all over North Georgia. :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,458,678
Posted By RichardU
Glad to hear you're having fun. I think I'm about...

Glad to hear you're having fun. I think I'm about to sell my WR250 with the TR big bore. Just not riding it enough. Let me know if you know anyone looking.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8122/8659915537_ecf...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8122/8659915537_ecf5e01e5e_b.jpg

Plus, it's just easier to remove them.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
I've changed a lot of flats for other people....

I've changed a lot of flats for other people. This is the first on my bike. Make sure you have a 17mm hex wrench on your bike.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8110/8660964652_8d785c6017_b.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i0UIf60ZNp4/T8b...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i0UIf60ZNp4/T8bcsPrvH3I/AAAAAAAAAUk/3OjNBqsvqnI/s800/Two%2520Up%2520Tiger%2520Cropped.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
Nice. It also looks like milk-crate is the new...

Nice. It also looks like milk-crate is the new tail bag.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 581,927
Posted By RichardU
I could be mistaken, but I believe the SWMotech...

I could be mistaken, but I believe the SWMotech pegs are lower than the Pivot Pegz. I have the Pivot Pegz on my DRZ and they are great, but I might prefer the lower option for the T800XC.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
No offense taken. I have one of those big tail...

No offense taken. I have one of those big tail bags, only because I had it handy, and I only put lightweight stuff in it. Makes no difference to handling. Did you buy your WR250 from an inmate? I...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,663
Posted By RichardU
LOL. On the Internet, nothing is ever put to bed.

LOL. On the Internet, nothing is ever put to bed.
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,475
Posted By RichardU
I have used these on a number of bikes...

I have used these on a number of bikes successfully (but not the Tiger): http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumber=604190

I do not recommend the LED turn signals. They look great in your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,041,781
Posted By RichardU
Ligament damage? When I hit a rock buried in tall...

Ligament damage? When I hit a rock buried in tall grass it seriously bent my IMS footpeg. If my toes had been in front of it, they would have been amputated.
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
+1 on the Warm 'n Safe wireless controller. Put...

+1 on the Warm 'n Safe wireless controller. Put some industrial velcro on the top or side of your brake fluid boxes and you can move the controller from bike to bike using nothing.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,041,781
Posted By RichardU
If you push them hard on the street, the DRZ will...

If you push them hard on the street, the DRZ will leave a 350 so far behind you will wonder if it died (actual results). If you're tall enough, go for the DRZ.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 325,777
Posted By RichardU
Yup. This is the weekend you get the dead tag one...

Yup. This is the weekend you get the dead tag one for month award.:1drink
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
They do, and it works well. I powdercoated mine.

They do, and it works well. I powdercoated mine.
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
Wrong. There is a vulnerable spot near the rear...

Wrong. There is a vulnerable spot near the rear master cylinder.
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
I had a small problem with that and fixed it with...

I had a small problem with that and fixed it with the SW Motech guard for the rear brake.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,458,678
Posted By RichardU
Not a guru, but I have installed a big bore. Have...

Not a guru, but I have installed a big bore. Have you checked the connection to the throttle body?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44,182
Views: 8,458,678
Posted By RichardU
Look at the seller's other offerings. The large...

Look at the seller's other offerings. The large rack is $200.
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
I did buy a Madstad (for a different bike), and...

I did buy a Madstad (for a different bike), and ended up taking it off, just like all the others.

I recently rode a 400 mile day on my Hypermotard, and never thought once about wind. That was not...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 528,446
Posted By RichardU
I think to disable the killswitch means to set it...

I think to disable the killswitch means to set it to "RUN" so it's killing ability has been disabled.



Same here. Sometimes the buttons don't work. Also, agree about the ODO. It's weird.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
What kind of difference? Cold?

What kind of difference? Cold?
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21,032
Views: 3,690,151
Posted By RichardU
Also amazingly, so can a jacket. When it's really...

Also amazingly, so can a jacket. When it's really cold, crank up the heated liner.

To me, windscreens are like eclairs. I like the idea of them, but ultimately I'm disappointed. I've ridden dozens...
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