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Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,021
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a...

I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a problem with 250cc and near 400 pounds. Also agreed on the request for specs. How is anyone going to take this bike seriously in plans to ride the BDRs...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 118,508
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been...

Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been this excited to give anyone money ever. Is this what it's like to ride through some parts of Nevada?:rofl
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 118,508
Posted By WantToRideMoar
What's the email address that the invoice will...

What's the email address that the invoice will come from? That way I can add it to my safe senders list and it won't get routed to my junk mail.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 118,508
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Dave, go back and re-read the description on the...

Dave, go back and re-read the description on the Backcountry setup. It's set up to allow for carrying multiple MSR fuel bottles. I getcha that more is always better, but I was sold with the idea of...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 118,508
Posted By WantToRideMoar
It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what...

It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what you have. That location is better than in the tent, or still strapped to the bike. No one wants an 800 pound visitor scratching at the tent looking...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Can you elaborate on this? I'm running a...

Can you elaborate on this?

I'm running a Full bore M41 rear, and was forced to buy a new tire when I ruined my M41 front recently (mud in front fender tore it up pretty bad). My only choice at...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger....

Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger. I've been running it for about 4 days now. Very happy with it. Night and day difference in wind turbulence. I'm 6'3" and got the 20" screen. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 118,508
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my...

Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my riding, than I do about wet or cold. In fact, I want sweat to evaporate off me from inside the jacket to outside. When I need it, I'll zip in/on a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done...

Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done differently:

1. Touratech front fender riser, and a knobbier front tire. I have an IRC TR8 earmarked for this bike sitting in my laundry room, but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the...

July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the imagination to run wild. There was a full moon out. Jackrabbits were all over the road. I never hit one, but not for lack of their trying. Must have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 7th: It was maintenance day. I found a...

July 7th: It was maintenance day. I found a laundromat and took care of that task, ate breakfast at one of my old haunts by my college, and found a CycleGear store where I bought a replacement...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 4th. The next morning I reassembled the...

July 4th. The next morning I reassembled the bike but was unhappy with the quality of epoxy weld, so I got some JB Weld to try later on. It was a late start, and I slabbed to Fredonia on the north...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So I realized that I've done you all a disservice...

So I realized that I've done you all a disservice and haven't given you a proper ride report. This sad excuse of an array of excuses doesn't count. :D

Pulling together pics and a proper...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So i am in tonopah nv tonight. Yesterday's...

So i am in tonopah nv tonight.

Yesterday's repairs consumed part of this morning and set me back. I arrived at my turnoff for the jaunt into toiyabe at dusk. I tried to make it up there in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So the azbdr is currently under about 6" of mud...

So the azbdr is currently under about 6" of mud about 10 miles north of 87. Ask me how I know. Go ahead. Ask.:D

I crashed in the mud. Front fender got filled with mud and seized it. Down I go...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,309
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Mesa, AZ to Seattle, WA

It's time for a summer adventure and I want to get away from the 110* furnace here in Arizona, so I'm headed off to Seattle to visit a couple friends up that way for a few days.

It'll be 11 days...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Update on my lighting efforts with a set of Rigid...

Update on my lighting efforts with a set of Rigid Industries SRM-2 lights:

I'm sure there's lots of companies out there with comparable products... but this is a local company to us here in the...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Well that was easy. Thanks!:freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thinking I'm going to add some aux lights to my...

Thinking I'm going to add some aux lights to my Tiger right now, rather than waiting.

Wiring question: Where can I tap into ignition-controlled power rather than battery power on the Tiger's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 242,423
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Leaving town on Thursday, around 2PM. I'm...

Leaving town on Thursday, around 2PM.

I'm headed to Seattle, but if anyone is looking for a short little ride for the day or to camp out overnight in the high country, you're welcome to join me.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I was a bit concerned about the exhaust...

I was a bit concerned about the exhaust initially... but I ran up from Phoenix to the Rim Lakes area on Hwy 260 here in AZ on it, Saturday. Camped overnight and then took it on a rattle/shake test...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Those are Giant Loop "possibles" bags. One...

Those are Giant Loop "possibles" bags.

One has a spare front tube in it, the other has a spare rear tube.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,195
Views: 529,175
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Farkling is pretty much done! ...

Farkling is pretty much done!

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p17/azredhawk44/Tiger/20140628_133900.jpg

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p17/azredhawk44/Tiger/20140628_171336.jpg

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Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,396
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Pucks fit well, my plans for mounting the cases...

Pucks fit well, my plans for mounting the cases worked just fine.

I loaded up the Tiger yesterday afternoon after I got done with assembling everything, and camped out up on the Rim near Black...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,396
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Update. Happy trails got the package to me on...

Update. Happy trails got the package to me on friday as promised by Tara. I installed the SL racks on my Tiger with no issues. Very clean install for a new product from HT.

I still have yet to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Excellent, thanks for the recommendation on the...

Excellent, thanks for the recommendation on the park. I'll try to scoot over to see it.

And thanks for the feedback on the road.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By WantToRideMoar
NV riders, Toiyabe NF?

http://goo.gl/maps/EgXoA

I'm headed to Seattle next week on my Tiger. I'd like to stick as back-road as possible on the way up, get some exploring in.

Anyone have any feedback on the route...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 242,423
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Fanatic... could I possibly borrow that one, or...

Fanatic... could I possibly borrow that one, or buy it off you and thus encourage your wife to come out with a 2.0 revision for your own uses?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 242,423
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Guys: I'm having a little bit of drama with...

Guys:

I'm having a little bit of drama with getting what I need from Happy Trails (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988595) for a trip I'm taking, starting July 3rd.

Not trying to...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,396
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Update: I'm precariously close to being...

Update:

I'm precariously close to being "effed in the ay" by this whole thing.

Monday, the 23rd, I get a UPS tracking number from one of the phone support guys shortly after posting here. I...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,396
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Happy Trails

Anyone have trouble with Happy Trails following through on delivery deadlines? I'm getting a lot of "overpromise, underdeliver" from them.

I put in an order on May 30th with a ship date of June...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,787,025
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I'm having a hard time finding fog light switches...

I'm having a hard time finding fog light switches for the 800XC other than the bundle including the OEM lights. I've got the Hepco/Becker tank bars and I think I want their lights since there are...
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