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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:36 PM
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Posted By browneye
Thread has been cleaned up and fixed. YAY!! ...

Thread has been cleaned up and fixed. YAY!!

:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:48 PM
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Views: 156
Posted By browneye
Fixed it. I'll ask mods to delete this...

Fixed it.

I'll ask mods to delete this thread.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 722,936
Posted By browneye
I think the stand off is: 8000 41874 That's #19...

I think the stand off is: 8000 41874
That's #19 in the parts diagram. #20 should be the retainer grommet for the airbox cover. It shows up with the side cover.
There is no grommet pictured in the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 722,936
Posted By browneye
I'm coming up with: 8000 H2368 Per the parts...

I'm coming up with: 8000 H2368
Per the parts manual.

I would call Hall's or Motoexotica, or Bill's. Make a list of any oem parts you might need, get 'em all at once.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By browneye
LA Adventure Rides Thread is Broken

Have reported it to mods. Maybe they'll fix it... :freaky

Anyway, so it's a good time to wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving.

And good luck to all the LAB2V'rs
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
For a boost: Arrow exaust and remap. ...

For a boost: Arrow exaust and remap.

Otherwise I agree. I've never been much of a fan of performance 'modes'. I always just select the highest one and leave it there. Even on the cars - the bmw...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:54 AM
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Posted By browneye
:thumb I forgot about that one...great...

:thumb I forgot about that one...great alternative. Think I'll pick one up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31,826
Views: 3,017,770
Posted By browneye
That was Jim in his younger years... :D ...

That was Jim in his younger years... :D






:hide
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 722,936
Posted By browneye
Coyote if your gear will fit in them. Check...

Coyote if your gear will fit in them.
Check out pics of JTemple's on cafehusky...works well.

Wolfman racks can probly be found if you wait long enough as they are no longer made. The also stick...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
You're misunderstanding my point, and I never...

You're misunderstanding my point, and I never even mentioned anything about ABS.

I agree it's all fine but not a cant-manage-without, nor a reason to dump what I have and buy new. All I'm saying...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,295
Views: 722,936
Posted By browneye
Karoo(T) or Karoo 2? Makes a difference,...

Karoo(T) or Karoo 2?

Makes a difference, although neither one is very good. I don't know what they were thinking with the traveler, it's just a shit tire. No grip, wears like butter, took my front...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
True that. However the throttle twists off just...

True that. However the throttle twists off just as easily as it twists on.

I laughed the first time I heard that, came from an old expert rider who was explaining to me how I didn't have to be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 07:10 PM
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Views: 3,017,770
Posted By browneye
Well, this thread has certainly turned more...

Well, this thread has certainly turned more comical.

I've posted this one before but it's like one of my favorites. I have that, "What the fuck" look on my face...I can tell by my stance. This...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
I would tend to support this. As an owner...

I would tend to support this.

As an owner rider I know first hand the fuel economy is directly related to the action of the wrist. If you wring it out you get about 40. If you ride it sane you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 06:52 PM
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Views: 3,017,770
Posted By browneye
DONT ENCOURAGE HIM. :huh:eek1:evil:lol3:rofl

DONT ENCOURAGE HIM. :huh:eek1:evil:lol3:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By browneye
Plenty of sleeping motorbikes here... ...

Plenty of sleeping motorbikes here...


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/2014%20AZ%20Dez%20Ride/DSC02644.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Wyoming is really scenic. :clap Dynobob's RR...

Wyoming is really scenic. :clap

Dynobob's RR is in the same segment...but I can't tell if they went clockwise or counter.

I thought I wouldn't like WY as well as UT or CO, but it's very...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,947
Posted By browneye
This is Wyoming? Much prettier than I had...

This is Wyoming? Much prettier than I had thought. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,381
Posted By browneye
:bert

:bert
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Yep, great pics. Would help if we knew where they...

Yep, great pics. Would help if we knew where they were.... :D

These are Wyoming, right? Or Montana? OR????
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-20-2014, 07:33 PM
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Views: 37,928
Posted By browneye
Holy smokes...new ADV'r and first post is coming...

Holy smokes...new ADV'r and first post is coming to the nOOb rally clear across the country.

There are some old timers for sure...but if you're way old maybe then you're the oldest.
Did I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-20-2014, 04:50 PM
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Views: 37,928
Posted By browneye
The rider list is on page one. You are #82....

The rider list is on page one. You are #82. Assigned to space 31.




You are riders #78 and 79, in space 29.
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
One of the more funnier RR's I've seen...more...

One of the more funnier RR's I've seen...more please. :D


:lurk
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2014, 08:58 AM
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Views: 668,273
Posted By browneye
You're selling? Getting wha???

You're selling? Getting wha???
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 279,938
Posted By browneye
Velcomen to Kalifornia... I grew up near...

Velcomen to Kalifornia...

I grew up near you...Kirkland, Edmonds, lived in Snohomish for ten years, worked in Bothell for a number of years right next to Microsoft shipping center. Built a house...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-20-2014, 08:37 AM
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Views: 37,928
Posted By browneye
Well I'm pretty good with a gps but did not know...

Well I'm pretty good with a gps but did not know you needed to convert lat long to decimals. I always just put the numbers in. No wonder some of my waypoints were way the F off. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
^^ The Duc has a 17" front. Definitely a road...

^^ The Duc has a 17" front. Definitely a road bike. :deal
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
If your quest is for the ultimate go-fast...

If your quest is for the ultimate go-fast adventure bike don't forget to check out the Multistrada as well. Intoxicating motorbike to ride - I don't dare get on one myself. No, no, no, that would be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Lots of good pics. Wished I knew where they were....

Lots of good pics. Wished I knew where they were.

Is this Wyoming now? Or northern CO?

And the two you posted up-thread? Where are they?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 03:36 PM
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Views: 3,017,770
Posted By browneye
Do-able with knobbies. :wink:

Do-able with knobbies. :wink:
Forum: Vendors 11-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 41,246
Posted By browneye
Still haven't gotten a reply on whether you have...

Still haven't gotten a reply on whether you have product for sale or not. I need to pick up some kind of armor suit as my impact rig is just wasted.

In a quick comparo, having just tried on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,947
Posted By browneye
Oh my, those buildings are in really good shape....

Oh my, those buildings are in really good shape. Such a shame they remain empty. One would think some new settlers would come along and restart up the town. :dunno

This is Montana?
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,947
Posted By browneye
Uhmmmm...yeah, these are the best photos yet of...

Uhmmmm...yeah, these are the best photos yet of HOW that I have seen thus far from any of the RR's.
This kind of country is what would make it worth all the long miles. It's obviously backroads...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Just a couple of notes on some good info here...

Just a couple of notes on some good info here...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 31,905
Posted By browneye
Thanks Revvr. Pretty much what I saw too. ...

Thanks Revvr. Pretty much what I saw too.

Man, there's some thread banter on this one eh?

IMO, as a '12XC owner, I would say the updates are good for the model and good for bringing new buyers...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,212
Posted By browneye
Who exactly is 'THEY'? :lol3 Thousands of...

Who exactly is 'THEY'? :lol3

Thousands of them riding around without issue but it's all about 'fancy electronics' and their impending failure. Mmmmkay.


OP is taking a beating on this one....
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Good story and pics guys. So, how was it...

Good story and pics guys.

So, how was it with the big bikes? Entirely do-able? Was there ever a wish you were on a lighter dualsport?

You guys did find Dynobob's RR, right? They were on <650...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,021
Posted By browneye
Terrific! :clap

Terrific! :clap
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 61,381
Posted By browneye
If you look at my history you see I have plenty...

If you look at my history you see I have plenty of seat time on a real road bike. SV650S, DL1000, Versys 650, have demo'd monster, V7, Ninja 650. A 17" front wheel is the shiznit for cornering on...
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