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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have seen 2 on Cafe Husky. Here is one. ...

I have seen 2 on Cafe Husky.
Here is one.
http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/stradafy-your-terra.80567/

Here is the other....
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
My only concern with a 19/18 would be our bikes...

My only concern with a 19/18 would be our bikes tendency to wobble at speed.
It will drop the front, speed up the steering and possibly make the bike less stable.

I have seen a couple 17/17...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yup, but I never said it looked great. Fully...

Yup, but I never said it looked great.
Fully admit it (and the Versys) are fugly bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well no..... The Full Bores look very...

Well no.....

The Full Bores look very similar to the Shinko 705, but have larger spacing between the blocks and smaller blocks.
They also have a higher speed rating, not that it matters on our...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yup, the BMW wheels are a direct bolt on with the...

Yup, the BMW wheels are a direct bolt on with the brake discs & speedo/ABS tone wheels.
Mine are BMW GS wheels that I picked up off of ebay.
I bought one at a time as I found a good deal, if you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not jealous, realy find the GSW styling over the...

Not jealous, realy find the GSW styling over the top and almost comical.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
I really hope the logos will be easily removable...

I really hope the logos will be easily removable from the US bikes.
I don't want to have to go through the long winded explanation necessary when I am asked why the bike has Africa Twin on it.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
So....what kind of a motorcycle does that...

So....what kind of a motorcycle does that transformer change into?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
You have already forgot about your old 800GS and...

You have already forgot about your old 800GS and KLR?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
You forget about the beak, its more like his...

You forget about the beak, its more like his cousin....Bill, the Duck.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/bill_the_duck_zpspzucsapp.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have both 21/18's & 19/17's for my Terra. I...

I have both 21/18's & 19/17's for my Terra.
I don't have TKC's on the 19/17, I have Full Bores.
I do have experience though with 19/17 TKCs on a Strom.

For true off road use the 21/18's are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not sure if F650GS Twin wheels can be made to...

Not sure if F650GS Twin wheels can be made to fit, but I know the front disc is on the wrong side.

What I also know that the G650GS & Husqvarna Strada cast wheels are a direct bolt on option if...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Ogre_fl
With Trip Planner you can create multi point...

With Trip Planner you can create multi point routes either on the unit (can be a bit tedious) or on the PC with something like Garmin Basecamp.

Multi point routes let you force the GPS to go on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 830,795
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not seeing a 19" front anymore (I think some...

Not seeing a 19" front anymore (I think some earlier version did have 19/17 wheels).
Looks like 21/18 for the RS and 17's for the SM.

I think the SMS version of the 630's had a tighter gear...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By Ogre_fl
I would look at the Nuvi 55LM instead. Not only...

I would look at the Nuvi 55LM instead.
Not only is it a newer unit and less money, unlike the Nuvi 52 it has Trip Planner and can accept multi point routes from Basecamp.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-18-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 297,256
Posted By Ogre_fl
GPSMap 78, 78S or 78SC? On their web site West...

GPSMap 78, 78S or 78SC?
On their web site West does not appear to sell the base 78, but show the 78S & 78SC.

If its $180 for a 78S or 78SC, that's a real good deal.:deal
Base 78...not so much.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
Huh. That would fail my friendly local forest...

Huh. That would fail my friendly local forest service guys pokey stick test.
Does it have a USFS/USDA approved stamp?
Forum: Hacks 06-16-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 897,687
Posted By Ogre_fl
1986 Kawasaki Voyager with Sidecar - $3900...

1986 Kawasaki Voyager with Sidecar - $3900 (Enterprise AL)
http://panamacity.craigslist.org/mcy/5064676758.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00u0u_hy6dySqpPZu_600x450.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
All figures are for bog standard version of the...

All figures are for bog standard version of the bikes listed.[/QUOTE]

What I found in the US is the base BMW R1200GS is the myth.
The Base GS is $16,175, but you can't actually buy one.

Most...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
Posted By Ogre_fl
Today I finally get to add Alligator to the list....

Today I finally get to add Alligator to the list.
At first I thought it was just some debris from storms earlier in the week and almost ran over it.
Just as I got up to it, it rose up and sprinted...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,592
Posted By Ogre_fl
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/201409...

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20140919_123143_zpsybttolu7.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-10-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By Ogre_fl
Assuming its a VERY good deal, offer to pay $100...

Assuming its a VERY good deal, offer to pay $100 more if the current owner gets a title.
Pay him 1/2 up front with the bill of sale and take possession of the bike.
Balance paid when the title is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Ogre_fl
Have you tried kick starting a KDX? I could...

Have you tried kick starting a KDX?
I could start mine with my hand.
I would think if you can stand on the pegs you can kick start a KDX.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-09-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 40,525
Posted By Ogre_fl
2597 & 2598 have the same chassis and can use the...

2597 & 2598 have the same chassis and can use the same ram mount.


http://www.gpscity.com/questions?qid=50839
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,967
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not in a single day, but over say a month or so...

Not in a single day, but over say a month or so of my 15 mile rural/forest road commute these have crossed in front of me:

Deer
Black bear
Otter
Boar
Tortoise
Raccoon
Coyote
Fox
Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,834,246
Posted By Ogre_fl
Though they dont want you to call it a cruiser. ...

Though they dont want you to call it a cruiser.
http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/ducati-diavel-3.jpg
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-05-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 194,610
Posted By Ogre_fl
There may be some draw, but I have hard wired...

There may be some draw, but I have hard wired (not switched) Garmin USB plugs/cables on 9 bikes and none have had the battery draw down with the bikes sitting as long as about 8 weeks.

I had a...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-04-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 194,610
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have not seen that with the Garmin brand cables...

I have not seen that with the Garmin brand cables w/regulators, but those Gilsson ones with the little light sure will run down a battery quickly.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-02-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 194,610
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have a 2597LMT Are you asking about...

I have a 2597LMT

Are you asking about deleting the next way point on an active multi point route?
Deleting any random way point from a multi point route?
Deleting a way point from the units...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thanks, I am OK with having to get a longer break...

Thanks, I am OK with having to get a longer break line if needed.
I might have enough slack though as I have re-routed the line a bit.

My big concern was if the stabilizer will fit under the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32,860
Views: 2,643,511
Posted By Ogre_fl
:huh They sell more like around $3K to $4k ...

:huh

They sell more like around $3K to $4k

This is a pricey one in my opinion.
http://mobile.craigslist.org/mcy/5041002930.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32,860
Views: 2,643,511
Posted By Ogre_fl
Buell XB9 or XB9SX 385# dry as I recall ...

Buell XB9 or XB9SX
385# dry as I recall

Fun bikes if you are small enough to enjoy them.
I liked the XB9 motor a lot more than my Ully XB12 motor
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32,860
Views: 2,643,511
Posted By Ogre_fl
http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/200604/2006-...

http://pictures.topspeed.com/IMG/crop/200604/2006-buell-lightning-city-4_600x0w.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
That shot is kind of interesting, the wheel is...

That shot is kind of interesting, the wheel is off the ground but the fork is still a bit compressed.

http://www.motorrevu.hu/img/galery/Motorok-Honda-Africa-Twin-Bernhard-M-Hhne_motorrevu_7.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thinking hard about getting one and I was hoping...

Thinking hard about getting one and I was hoping that I could still use my Powermadd riser and current bars.
Its a bit thicker than 7/8" between the mounts.

I need more than 3/4" rise and 3/4"...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,233
Views: 402,825
Posted By Ogre_fl
I am thinking that bike is a DCT with the foot...

I am thinking that bike is a DCT with the foot shifter "option".
The shift lever is coming from the front of the engine.

The cad drawings of the manual bike has it from the back with an actuator...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,602
Views: 914,250
Posted By Ogre_fl
How much clearance is there between the bar and...

How much clearance is there between the bar and the top of the stabilizer unit?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,637
Views: 1,834,246
Posted By Ogre_fl
I think that is it's "good side" I think it...

I think that is it's "good side"

I think it was designed to be looked at only from the street side (assuming driving on the right).
But the same is true of the Harley Low rider that it was copied...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have a 2597LMT that excepts routes from...

I have a 2597LMT that excepts routes from basecamp.
I got it recently for around $150

I believe the feature you want to see on any recent unit is that it has "Trip Planner"
It is my...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yea, going the Montana route was looking like a...

Yea, going the Montana route was looking like a pretty steep investment I just did not want to do yet.

My Nuvi 550 did not originally come with Topo or Marine maps but I added them.
Only after...
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