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Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,359
Posted By MTrider16
Engineering comment: 3 vs 10 probably has more...

Engineering comment: 3 vs 10 probably has more to do with the relative size of the bearing and expected load. I would hope a bearing set on an off road bike with longer suspension would be larger...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 116,993
Posted By MTrider16
This looks like a good source of info. ...

This looks like a good source of info.

http://mdt.mt.gov/travinfo/scripts/countymaps.pl
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By MTrider16
+1 on Reaver fuel sensor recall. I always go by...

+1 on Reaver fuel sensor recall. I always go by the trip meter, never the calculated mpg, so I can't say how well they compare. I haven't heard anyone talk about the right hand turn problem you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By MTrider16
There is some discussion in this thread if you...

There is some discussion in this thread if you can wade through it.

Tire Thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=389662)

I do not subsribe to reducing air pressure in my tires. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By MTrider16
It's hard to imagine that you'll be more than 200...

It's hard to imagine that you'll be more than 200 miles between gas stations on that route.

For me, as speed picks up to 80+ mph will drop below 40 when I'm loaded up. If I stay down around 70...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,662
Posted By MTrider16
:huh Why is the choice one or the other? Why not...

:huh Why is the choice one or the other? Why not have them all? :wink::D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By MTrider16
Jane, as in Tarzan and Jane, complete with pith...

Jane, as in Tarzan and Jane, complete with pith helmet and jungle gear, and German instead of British. :wink:

The VFR I describe like this:

Val, short for Valkyrie. A tall norse goddess, blond...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 116,993
Posted By MTrider16
Is anyone here part of the Friends of Pipestone? ...

Is anyone here part of the Friends of Pipestone? Sounds like there is a meeting happening this Saturday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By MTrider16
Considering the F8GS weren't released to North...

Considering the F8GS weren't released to North America until 2009, I'd say you've found a rare bike. .... or maybe just a typo. :wink::D

:huh Or I just need to read better. I missed that it was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 116,993
Posted By MTrider16
There is that Swingly Road between Livingston and...

There is that Swingly Road between Livingston and Big Timber on the south side of 90 that is pretty cool.

Old Ride Report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=198071)

Good luck.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,832
Posted By MTrider16
Did you overrun your monthly bandwidth at...

Did you overrun your monthly bandwidth at photobucket?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 67,832
Posted By MTrider16
Its a custom built tank.

Its a custom built tank.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By MTrider16
I've been running TKC80's TL with tubes on my...

I've been running TKC80's TL with tubes on my F8GS since I got rid of the stockers. 30K miles and everything seems okay.

More tire discussion here....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3,222
Views: 722,952
Posted By MTrider16
Yep. Been, in the 50's, even a record of 70 one...

Yep. Been, in the 50's, even a record of 70 one day. The west is hurting for snow, so this might be a good year to ride earlier than later.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,298
Posted By MTrider16
A torsional vibration that causes chain wear is...

A torsional vibration that causes chain wear is not impossible. However it would be quite rare.

Your chain failures are on the low side of all the reports, can there be other factors? Than the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,222
Views: 722,952
Posted By MTrider16
My my, the red makes me think you're channeling...

My my, the red makes me think you're channeling your inner Italian. Looking good Dave.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 75,677
Posted By MTrider16
:huh You commute from PDX to NYC and Austin TX...

:huh You commute from PDX to NYC and Austin TX is too far away? :wink::lol3

Since Rev't is on the sponsor list, maybe they want an entry to rep the brand? Free freight? :wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-11-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 75,677
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: So, are you going to be here? :ear Will...

:wink: So, are you going to be here? :ear Will Moto Guzzi let a sponsor bring a KTM?

hand built motorcycle show (http://www.handbuiltmotorcycleshow.com)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By MTrider16
lol. I know I said you can stay, I don't think...

lol. I know I said you can stay, I don't think that counts for too much. You might need a written permission slip from Loutre :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,494
Posted By MTrider16
That thread is interesting to me to estimate how...

That thread is interesting to me to estimate how much work is needed to install a supercharger.

Secondly, I was wondering if the manufacture of the supercharger would have one more appropriately...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 These aren't KLR's. And if you die with...

:lol3 These aren't KLR's. And if you die with the money in your bank account it will just be squandered by those who inherit your estate. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,494
Posted By MTrider16
Here is an idea. ...

Here is an idea.

http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/index.php/topic/62726-a-a-performance-6th-gen-supercharger-kits/

Looks like a nice lightweight SC. No blower whine though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 31,847
Posted By MTrider16
746 is the common conversion from watts, then......

746 is the common conversion from watts, then... well just call me a geek engineer. :wink:

From the complaints, above it almost sounds like the fuel tank intrudes on the space by the canister and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 31,847
Posted By MTrider16
Horsepower, the 2013 bikes and newer might be...

Horsepower, the 2013 bikes and newer might be different with the larger fuel tank.

Pre-2013, is easy, and yes mine happened to fall off during some routine maintenance. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By MTrider16
:tb My, that is a sexy piece. Hmmm.... maybe...

:tb My, that is a sexy piece. Hmmm.... maybe I'll be able to put my tax refund to good use. And the KTM kit is the one the Oso's use. :gdog

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 23,654
Posted By MTrider16
It's nice to see you getting some use out of this...

It's nice to see you getting some use out of this site "Horsepower". :wink:

I didn't do the work, but we did order the new gasket kit for the valve cover when the valves were checked the second...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By MTrider16
:d

:d
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By MTrider16
So you admit to not contributing to the...

So you admit to not contributing to the discussion? :wink: Although some times Loutre's contributions are a little less helpful even though they are sometimes humorus.

Regarding the windscreen,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By MTrider16
Did you have a chance to look at this thread? ...

Did you have a chance to look at this thread?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770364
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,737
Posted By MTrider16
:clap Everything!! Love to hear your story...

:clap

Everything!! Love to hear your story about the ride.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By MTrider16
So, did ST-N officially kick the bucket yet?

So, did ST-N officially kick the bucket yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 260,761
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 Looks like some ol'timey "friendly banter"...

:lol3 Looks like some ol'timey "friendly banter" again. :kumbaya:webers
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3:lol3 In 2010, I called ahead to the Kawi...

:lol3:lol3 In 2010, I called ahead to the Kawi dealer in Fairbanks, and they were really nonchalant. "Yeah, we got those tires. No, you don't need an appointment, just show up at opening time that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By MTrider16
:huh Aren't the new forks fully adjustable? If...

:huh Aren't the new forks fully adjustable? If they are, wouldn't it be easier to just get the new forks tuned in for your load, weight, and riding style? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By MTrider16
I know it's hard to believe, but they sell TKC-s...

I know it's hard to believe, but they sell TKC-s in Fairbanks. :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By MTrider16
Market the scratches as instant "street cred" for...

Market the scratches as instant "street cred" for the Starbucks guys. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,272
Views: 260,761
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: You haven't been around to help Reaver!...

:wink: You haven't been around to help Reaver! :huh Of course, I'm not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 116,993
Posted By MTrider16
Basically you go into the Montana DMV and they...

Basically you go into the Montana DMV and they give you a checklist to sign, it is on your honor that you have completed all the items to make it street legal. (no inspection) Pay your licensing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 923
Posted By MTrider16
On my '09 I was told to not fill above the level...

On my '09 I was told to not fill above the level of the red insert in the tank, they needed the air space in the tank. Not sure what the new tank is like.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By MTrider16
Are replacement plates from the dealer that...

Are replacement plates from the dealer that expensive?

Maybe I'm all wet, but it seems that a few Rekluse people have gone back to standard clutches.
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