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Forum: Beasts Today, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
I was thinking the same thing, I don't get any...

I was thinking the same thing, I don't get any tingling riding my Griso, but I knew when my BMW R1200RT needed it's TBs sync'd because it would put my pinkie finger to sleep in 20 minutes. Sync the...
Forum: Beasts Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 549,740
Posted By bross
Must be embarrassing for those guys when one of...

Must be embarrassing for those guys when one of us on a big trailie with knobs keeps pace. :deal :freaky
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,129,422
Posted By bross
Congrats on your new bike, you picked a great...

Congrats on your new bike, you picked a great bike to learn on.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,129,422
Posted By bross
My wife loved her OEM TrailWings but I could...

My wife loved her OEM TrailWings but I could never find them anywhere so she's settled on IRC GP-1s and they have performed well, even on my DR650. We can both drag our boots with the IRCs on the...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,146,933
Posted By bross
Watch their video to see how it's done... ...

Watch their video to see how it's done...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIywUfwrHDo
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 1,008,066
Posted By bross
You'll like those pegs, I have them on my DR650...

You'll like those pegs, I have them on my DR650 and love them. That is until I installed a set of Pivot Pegz on my wife's DR. :deal
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
Looks like a Mitas E07? ...

Looks like a Mitas E07?

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u181/pbgaza/SAM_85881600x1200.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23,909
Views: 4,321,392
Posted By bross
I can't believe they still spout this drivel... ...

I can't believe they still spout this drivel...

"That's a glaring shortcoming for anyone hoping to take the Super Ten off road because firing the brake nanny is a requirement. With ABS on, the...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
I haven't seen a balance dot on tires for years,...

I haven't seen a balance dot on tires for years, thought they stopped doing it.
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 153,636
Posted By bross
This roller and plate is what needs to be cleaned...

This roller and plate is what needs to be cleaned and free of gunk, then lubed with a dry lube that won't attract more dust.
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-02-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,417
Posted By bross
No experience but comparing to what I know works...

No experience but comparing to what I know works vs what doesn't, I would say you should be OK. Here's a chart comparing my 2595 which works well on the bike with gloves, to your 2797 and my 3590...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
Correct, which is what this filter did... ...

Correct, which is what this filter did...

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Tiger-800XC/i-58jnk2M/0/L/P9180002-L.jpg

this on day 4 of a 2 week trip. Cleaning and re-oiling the...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
I think Motolab created a new persona. :evil

I think Motolab created a new persona. :evil
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
690 mile days! :eek1 :freaky I consider...

690 mile days! :eek1 :freaky

I consider 690kms a long day.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
This is a 4 day old filter *before* I installed a...

This is a 4 day old filter *before* I installed a UNI pre-filter. :deal

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Triumph-Tiger-800XC/i-58jnk2M/0/L/P9180002-L.jpg

and yes I know the Tiger is...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 153,636
Posted By bross
What insights are you looking for? Your bike had...

What insights are you looking for? Your bike had a problem, dealer found the problem and Triumph is fixing it. Sounds like a pretty good outcome to me. :confused

Get your bike back, ride it and...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
You can but it's a bugger to get back in with the...

You can but it's a bugger to get back in with the tank in place. Warm up the rubber by leaving in the sun or use a hair dryer / heat gun and spray a little WD40 to help slip the rubber into the...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
I'd of been embarrassed getting pulled out of...

I'd of been embarrassed getting pulled out of that little hole. :lol3 Not quite Portland to Dakar but he probably didn't have the budget that Icon had either. I wonder how long that took to edit. My...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,370
Posted By bross
Thanks for the replies, I kinda do most of my...

Thanks for the replies, I kinda do most of my basic planning in Google maps, just find it easier to zoom around. Even on the bike I tend to just leave the standard Driving profile and as Mark said...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-27-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,370
Posted By bross
routing and activity profiles, how does it decide

Playing with Basecamp and routing using the various activity profiles. If I create a route between Osoyoos, BC and Calgary, AB using the Driving activity profile, I will be routed via Hwy 1. If I...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 508,913
Posted By bross
Yep, the pre-filter is a must have.

Yep, the pre-filter is a must have.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,129,422
Posted By bross
Why not just go buy a WR250R? :deal

Why not just go buy a WR250R? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,129,422
Posted By bross
The 200 will not be real fun in that environment....

The 200 will not be real fun in that environment. Personally I'd look for a DR650 if you plan to do that much freeway. The 650 will run at 70+ all day long and still have power to pass. We own both a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,417
Posted By bross
Elevation data? in Basecamp

Not necessarily moto related but I'm struggling with getting my 3550 to recognize elevations for routing. I have the following maps installed on the 3550:

Cnna-Na-DEM North America DEM
CN North...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,417
Posted By bross
Traffic? What's that? I'm in Canada, we have...

Traffic? What's that? I'm in Canada, we have 1/10th the people spread out across more real estate. Sorry this traffic thing is a mystery. I do bitch if I have to wait for a car before pulling onto...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,691
Views: 508,913
Posted By bross
Easy way to keep track of bolts is to use a piece...

Easy way to keep track of bolts is to use a piece of cardboard, just use a sharpie to rough sketch the outline of your cover and or pressure plate and then poke a hole with a screw driver and insert...
Forum: Canada 06-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,151
Views: 617,294
Posted By bross
Damn, that's tough on a GS Adventure, especially...

Damn, that's tough on a GS Adventure, especially by yourself. I'll be taking my DR650, thank you very much. Updated the second photo...
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 1,008,066
Posted By bross
It's just clutches, so shouldn't be any worse to...

It's just clutches, so shouldn't be any worse to repair than any bike, except twice as expensive no doubt, simply because of the parts count.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
When I worked on the rigs I used to buy a new...

When I worked on the rigs I used to buy a new truck if it needed wipers. Didn't want to start pouring money into them. :lol3

Needless to say, I wasn't that bright in my younger days.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 583,741
Posted By bross
You can't take a Benelli on the CDR! There's no...

You can't take a Benelli on the CDR! There's no dealer support. It might break down. :lol3

Looks like a great trip. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5,481
Views: 1,008,066
Posted By bross
Didn't sound too serious either, rock the bike...

Didn't sound too serious either, rock the bike back and forth to "unstick" it. Sounds pretty much like a standard bike if you panic stop and don't downshift to first, I have to let the clutch out a...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
At least you got it fixed before August. Glad...

At least you got it fixed before August. Glad it's back on the road and working like it's supposed to.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-15-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,370
Posted By bross
Is your activity set to Motorcycling? It will try...

Is your activity set to Motorcycling? It will try to route you on curvy roads and avoid main roads. Just set your activity to Driving and then try it.
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
Best to keep a couple gauges around and test them...

Best to keep a couple gauges around and test them against each other. Glad you caught that.
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10,058
Views: 1,299,682
Posted By bross
My only thought would be that obviously a knobbie...

My only thought would be that obviously a knobbie won't grip like a regular street tire, so maybe Guzzi is thinking the ABS will cycle more frequently with the knobbie, kinda like the older BMW...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,773
Views: 1,146,933
Posted By bross
http://www.multistrada.net/index.php or ...

http://www.multistrada.net/index.php

or

http://www.ducati.ms/forums/
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20,754
Views: 3,603,803
Posted By bross
I've got Anakee 3's on my Tiger and regularly...

I've got Anakee 3's on my Tiger and regularly drag my boots with them, they stick very well. We don't get a lot of rain around here but the few times it has I haven't had any "oh shit" moments on...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 299,025
Posted By bross
His rig is sold... ...

His rig is sold...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=970236

http://gsbs.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2003-Victory-Hack/i-PH4QBXP/0/O/windscreen.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,764
Views: 2,060,402
Posted By bross
Which bike specifically. My wife's DR200 has a...

Which bike specifically. My wife's DR200 has a 3000 mile drain interval so never been a problem, just change the oil before a long trip and don't worry about it. If you do have to change the oil mid...
Forum: Hacks 06-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 299,025
Posted By bross
dog likes beer :lol3

dog likes beer :lol3
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