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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Tourmeister
Home safe. Great trip! The KTM dealer in...

Home safe. Great trip!

The KTM dealer in Flagstaff is awesome!! They got me in right away and fixed the problem. Out the door was $93 :clap

Quite the contrast to an experience with a KTM dealer...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Tourmeister
Got a hotel room. Never mind ;)

Got a hotel room. Never mind ;)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Tourmeister
Oops... Forgot to mention that I'd be rolling...

Oops... Forgot to mention that I'd be rolling into Flagstaff in an hour or so depending on traffic on 89.

My cell is 936-577-6627. Leaving Sedona now (4:00pm) and will check back when I reach...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Tourmeister
Anyone in Flagstaff with a spare bed?

Anyone in Flagstaff with a spare bed?
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
So will the 53mm setup put my bars at the same...

So will the 53mm setup put my bars at the same height as the 2" Rox risers? Or, is it 53mm to the top of your piece and then I still have the height of my stock bar clamps on top of that, resulting...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
Thanks for the info guys. I like that GatosBros...

Thanks for the info guys. I like that GatosBros setup. I will check into that to see what I need to keep the 2" rise I currently have.

This will be for riding in rocky terrain. I don't really need...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
Okay. So I would still need either a 1" riser in...

Okay. So I would still need either a 1" riser in addition to that or a higher rise bar to maintain my current 2" rise.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
Well, I have searched and read and searched and...

Well, I have searched and read and searched and read this thread... But I can't seem to find what I need. I would like to mount a Scott's steering stabilizer to my 2010 530 EXC. I have the 2" Rox...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Epilogue ...

Epilogue

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif Roger and I get an early start on the drive back. The weather is gloomy and it rains off and on all day. Things are good until we...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Seven... continued ...

Day Seven... continued

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif At the top of the hill I find the guys waiting. It seems Keith had a mild tip over or something...? He's up now and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Seven... The end of the dream. ...

Day Seven... The end of the dream.

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif Well... It was another cold night full of tossing and turning. I awake, glad in the knowledge that this...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-15-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 192,643
Posted By Tourmeister
Oh, there is also a regular bike night in the...

Oh, there is also a regular bike night in the Clear Lake area (http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8064).
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 192,643
Posted By Tourmeister
Welcome to Texas! There is not much in the...

Welcome to Texas!

There is not much in the way of open land that you can ride in your area. You can ride some of the beaches along the coast. There are also several different private riding parks...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
I got into Dualsport riding because I found...

I got into Dualsport riding because I found myself often pushing the limits of safe speed on the street with the VFR. I needed to slow down. So I bought that first 1150 GS. Yeah, like that slowed me...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
I was trying to keep up with all the names and...

I was trying to keep up with all the names and places Stovey was tossing around all week. Between him and Ron, I think they know the name of every mountain, valley, river, creek, lake, region, mole...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Six - Continued again... ...

Day Six - Continued again...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifBecause Keith will be running a front tube in his rear tire, it is decided that we should do something to keep...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,505
Posted By Tourmeister
I love my Klim BP jacket/pants. However, for the...

I love my Klim BP jacket/pants. However, for the price, it seems a bit lame that they do not come with some kind of inner layer. Much cheaper suits come with them. I totally understand the layer...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Thanks. I like to work the story instead of just...

Thanks. I like to work the story instead of just posting a butt load of pictures with no context. They work together to bring in the reader... hopefully :wink:

I have toyed with the lanyard, but I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
Here is the best shot of the guard I have, ...

Here is the best shot of the guard I have,

http://twtex.com/linkfiles/051912-NorthCarolina/IMG_7464.jpg

I leave it on all the time. The forward part of the bag is resting against the body work,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Six - Continued... ...

Day Six - Continued...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifThe run down Gravelly Range road is superb. We cross many high saddles between peaks. The views in every direction are...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Six ...

Day Six

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif Some time during the night I wake and notice that the fire has been resurrected and is burning brightly. I am tempted to go out and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day 5 ...

Day 5

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifMorning arrives impossibly fast. I don't recall falling asleep, waking up and tossing around as is my normal routine, or even dreaming....
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,879
Views: 1,108,216
Posted By Tourmeister
Be careful with the exhaust side strap that runs...

Be careful with the exhaust side strap that runs down to the frame by your leg. I have a Mojavi GL bag and have used it for a lot of miles. However, I recently put it on the bike and was not careful...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,874
Posted By Tourmeister
<----- wimped and stayed in a nice warm soft bed...

<----- wimped and stayed in a nice warm soft bed after a REAL hot shower on our last MT ride :D Of course that was after five days of riding and camping :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day 4 - Continued again... ...

Day 4 - Continued again...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifIf you have ever engaged in strenuous activity over a long period of time, relatively speaking..., then you know...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day 4 - Continued... ...

Day 4 - Continued...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifOur attempt at running Rock Creek Road over the mountains to Phillipsburg having been frustrated, we retreat back to the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day 4 - Splitting from the main group ...

Day 4 - Splitting from the main group

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifMorning comes quick, probably because I actually slept pretty good last night instead of waking every...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day 3 - Continued... ...

Day 3 - Continued...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif By now the sun is on its downward path to the horizon. Shadows are starting to get long and I think everyone is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Three - Continued ...

Day Three - Continued

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifWe head out, me in the lead again, and soon come to another water crossing. This one is not as big of a surprise as the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Three ...

Day Three

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifIt got pretty darn cold last night. I was awake on and off all night. I could hear Roger tossing and turning most of the night as...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day Two ...

Day Two

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifMorning comes soon and I feel like I've not slept a wink http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/twitch.gif I could never find a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-07-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,874
Posted By Tourmeister
http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_ta...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gif Ohhh.... I just got back from riding with Ron in Montana back in September. It was a fantastic ride!! The country is absolutely beautiful and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
Day One ...

Day One

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifFor a change, I slept really good last night. Maybe it is just the anticipation of the ride, but I actually feel somewhat refreshed...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
And so it begins... ...

And so it begins...

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifRoger shows up at my home about 5:45am on Friday morning, September 6th. It is dark and muggy. I've got everything ready...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By Tourmeister
5th Anual Legends of The Fall Montana Maniacs Ride - 09/08/13

PROLOGUE

http://www.twtex.com/forums/images/smilies/icon_tab.gifBack in 2010 I made a trip to SW Colorado with a bunch of guys from Two Wheeled Texans. I was riding my KLR 650 back then. Many of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 42,629
Posted By Tourmeister
Interesting. When I spoke with the Service guy at...

Interesting. When I spoke with the Service guy at Wild West in Houston, he mentioned that the only other bike he had seen with the problem was a 1200 RT I think. That one also broke at the tire lug...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 42,629
Posted By Tourmeister
I agree. That is the point I made to them when...

I agree. That is the point I made to them when they started asking questions about service history and implying I had done something to damage it. If there wasn't a problem, why the redesigns and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 42,629
Posted By Tourmeister
I don't have a local dealer. So I do the basic...

I don't have a local dealer. So I do the basic stuff myself. Interestingly, the two dealers I spoke with told me this was not a problem they regularly looked for. One said he had seen it before...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 42,629
Posted By Tourmeister
When the rotor was banging around, it damaged the...

When the rotor was banging around, it damaged the final drive, necessitating a complete replacement. My insurance company (Progressive) does not cover the replacement cost of the part that failed,...
Forum: Vendors 06-17-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 89,505
Posted By Tourmeister
Speak more of this discount please... Where would...

Speak more of this discount please... Where would you have to order and is it still in effect? Does it have to do with having donated to his Dakar effort (which I did :D).

I have the Motoport...
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