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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 44,363
Posted By Maxacceleration
Nice pics Ladybug and everyone. :clap Great...

Nice pics Ladybug and everyone. :clap
Great event and great area.
I hope to make it next year. ...Couldn't miss my youngests' graduation this year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Maxacceleration
HP is out on Hwy 20. Friends & I have been nailed...

HP is out on Hwy 20. Friends & I have been nailed out there.
Beauty pics, could you move that bike out of the way so we can see the scenery? :lol3
Yes a great ride. :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Spot on with that route!

Spot on with that route!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
Thats good thinking Gersh. Yes I can see how the...

Thats good thinking Gersh. Yes I can see how the adjustable eyelet would eat up shock body length.
I'm done buying Works Performance piggyback shocks lol. I have to settle with what I have. Your...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Badass bike for sure. Was it $180K for that...

Badass bike for sure. Was it $180K for that bike??? Tom Cruise will own one...

Not sure it will survive sandwashes though. :huh
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-25-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
Very nice bike Gersh. I have Works Peformance...

Very nice bike Gersh.
I have Works Peformance shocks also, since 2010. Not as long as your Works shocks, but certainly longer than the stockers. Adjustable length too.

*Edit: I believe my shocks...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Those shoe trees seem to be popping up all over...

Those shoe trees seem to be popping up all over the place these days. :lol3
Usually on more traveled road though...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
That is good ole America for you - all talk no...

That is good ole America for you - all talk no action. A population of 300 million and we aren't even relevant. I'll stop there... :huh
We seem to be getting a bit of the 'world market' bikes, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
So true and so sad.

So true and so sad.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-23-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
You about nailed it vntgmx. :thumb Great all...

You about nailed it vntgmx. :thumb
Great all around bike, or 'gentlemens express' to use an old phrase.
It will hustle you through the twisties or across the state equally well.
When you dont...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
I have owned a 2010 BMW 650GS twin (800cc) with...

I have owned a 2010 BMW 650GS twin (800cc) with abs.
Now it may be ancient at 5 years old, but it does not cycle properly on dirt/garvel as in cycling so much I do not have the braking power to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Gotcha! Thems a bunch of days on the road. :thumb...

Gotcha! Thems a bunch of days on the road. :thumb

Are you riding through Hells Canyon in any form or manner? (SE Wa/NE Or)
Some beauty riding south from Asotin on apprx 75-100 miles of off...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Sweet Jenny! Did you say you've been on the...

Sweet Jenny!
Did you say you've been on the road for 40 days now?!?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu281/ktmmitch1...

http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu281/ktmmitch111/CB500X%20Adventure%20TransAm%20500/image.jpg19_zpst7ghfewf.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Cheers JP. Fresh start. Peace & riding. :freaky ...

Cheers JP. Fresh start. Peace & riding. :freaky

On a side note, I am #2 in line for a RR kit!!! Patiently waiting...
Great pics too Buste.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Peace in the 500 thread.

Peace in the 500 thread.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Likewise. Jennys cross country report is very...

Likewise.
Jennys cross country report is very well done also. She has very good writing talent. She keeps the upbeat in her report, where you can imagine some of those days are tough!
And the 500...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-15-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
I use a quarter ...when the pipe is cool. 12...

I use a quarter ...when the pipe is cool.

12 pence make a shilling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Change of mind.

Change of mind.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
Todd, the Akra slip on (50 state legal pipe) is...

Todd, the Akra slip on (50 state legal pipe) is absolutely quiet, virtually stock quiet, no kidding. Maybe just the slightest throaty. I believe it is the type that will need repacking.
There is a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
You can still find old Husky mudflaps on ebay for...

You can still find old Husky mudflaps on ebay for a mudflap choice. JCWhitney had an excellent mudflap but stopped carrying them.

The high pipe design... Many adv style bikes have the pipe right...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Most excellent Jenny! Wonderful report. Yes you...

Most excellent Jenny! Wonderful report.
Yes you have got into some epic rainfall/flooding area. National news stuff.
Now get that oil changed & the chain adjust every 300-500 miles ;0), not even...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 44,363
Posted By Maxacceleration
Enjoy the week everybody, I am not making it this...

Enjoy the week everybody, I am not making it this year. Been there five years straight I believe.
I am going to my youngest kids graduation on Friday. Yay!

Ladybug, say hi to my brother Bryan for...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
No, not really. The idea is still there :norton,...

No, not really. The idea is still there :norton, but I haven't followed through.
I'm kind of done with ADV style riding on my Scrambler, and just scratch backroads for the most part now. I beat on...
Forum: Photos 06-08-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,539
Posted By Maxacceleration
Nice! Bounce your old school round this. Old...

Nice!

Bounce your old school round this. Old Blewett Pass.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/OldBlewettP_zpselzofmdw.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-08-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,870
Posted By Maxacceleration
Before ...

Before
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/IMG_0228.jpg

After
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/DSC_0086-1.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
Ya thats the site. I got my LSL fender there...

Ya thats the site. I got my LSL fender there also. That site is a mess lol.
I though they had english translation on it previously?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
Its the Old Cascade Highway. Easiest way to find...

Its the Old Cascade Highway. Easiest way to find it is, look just
west of Stevens Pass on 2.
Don't forget Old Blewett Pass also, on 97. A humpity dumpity bumpity gem to dice on with your friends....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-08-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23,158
Views: 7,130,088
Posted By Maxacceleration
Any Road USA

Went out on a jaunt on Saturday for about 340 miles. Just a short but cool Old Cascade Hwy pictured here.
My 2010 at 17k miles rolls right along, no issues. Always 46-48 mpg's.
Been through the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-05-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Awesome adventure Jenny! A fine bit of riding...

Awesome adventure Jenny!
A fine bit of riding you have done so far. Looks like the RR Adv CB500X is eating up the miles.
Killer... Moab and an Iron Butt, plus twisties. You rock. :thumb
Nice kit &...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-31-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
That is to be expected. It's only a 500 with...

That is to be expected. It's only a 500 with 47(?) hp. I think 5th & 6th are both under 1:1 (overdrive).
It should be no big deal to rev it out in 4th , if needed to pull headwinds and mountain...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 163,195
Posted By Maxacceleration
Got my TCK-70's ordered! Can't wait for Harold...

Got my TCK-70's ordered!
Can't wait for Harold to receive his shipment of goodies.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
I bought the Akrapovic slip on pipe. It came...

I bought the Akrapovic slip on pipe.
It came with a centerstand stop.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-18-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,266
Posted By Maxacceleration
Yup, yet both quirky (ergos), sorta ugly,...

Yup, yet both quirky (ergos), sorta ugly, something only a mother could love.
Not styling winners, either of them. I'm over Ducati lust. JMHO.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-14-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 57,969
Posted By Maxacceleration
Good on ya Jenny! We used to go to Oatman out...

Good on ya Jenny!
We used to go to Oatman out of Veags a few years back on Kawi 1000's.
A hoot to party in Oatman. The 'back way' out is a nasty old pavement road!
Enjoy an Cheers!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,984
Views: 1,459,425
Posted By Maxacceleration
I have the Akrapovic CF slip-on on my 500....

I have the Akrapovic CF slip-on on my 500. Virtually no sound difference from stock (its a 50 state legal pipe). The tacked on bolt can be removed to pull the baffle. I haven't.

It looks very nice...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 163,195
Posted By Maxacceleration
Let us not forget the Metzler Karoo 3 tires (I...

Let us not forget the Metzler Karoo 3 tires (I have to decide K3 or TKC70 lol).
I've had enough TKC 80's & know how they wear..
So I can think of TKC 80's & 70's, Karoo 3's and Shinko 705's budget...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,082
Views: 163,195
Posted By Maxacceleration
Thanks for the down low Jenny! Its gonna be good....

Thanks for the down low Jenny! Its gonna be good. :thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,499
Posted By Maxacceleration
The small Scout panniers are huge on my Honda...

The small Scout panniers are huge on my Honda 500X, especially with a down pipe getting in the way.
A GL duffel fits in between. :D
Nice attachment system, good capacity & all I need for minimalist...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 76,780
Posted By Maxacceleration
Day ride in Wa state. ...

Day ride in Wa state.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/waterville_zpsmenbb5vo.jpg
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