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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:23 AM
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Posted By pfy50
trentster; Nolans I think are decent quality....

trentster;
Nolans I think are decent quality. They just don't design helmets for people with my head shape or size. I've noticed that many Euro designs favor a circular shape; which for us...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By pfy50
MichaelJ, Good wishes for a safe trip, I...

MichaelJ,

Good wishes for a safe trip, I don't know how fixed your route is but I might recommend at the end of Rt 50 in Fernley,Nv. take Rt 80 west to Rt.89 out of truckee,Ca north thru Lassen...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By pfy50
trentster, Looks OK on the mototrek 14, did you...

trentster,
Looks OK on the mototrek 14, did you purposely choose the smaller 14L than the 19L (I'm assuming the number represents the liter capacity)? I've never used a mag bag as I've not had a...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By pfy50
ZZ4Blazer, Any problems fitting or keeping...

ZZ4Blazer,

Any problems fitting or keeping "Rainier" on your TEX's tank?
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By pfy50
trentster; Let us know what you decided; I'm...

trentster;

Let us know what you decided; I'm leaning to a simple Wolfman Rainer bag to replace my Bags-Connection (SW Motech) tankbag I've retained from my previous KTM 990. It's 5 years old, and...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Jon; I went thru that after I posted to you this...

Jon; I went thru that after I posted to you this morning; it basically said one guy broke his detent and after the dealer repaired the $12.00 part it sounded quiet; so I'm not sure if replacing the...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By pfy50
I guess I'm not the only one who thought he was...

I guess I'm not the only one who thought he was shifting a Harley instead of a Euro ADV Motorcycle!:huh. While my shifts in gears 1-3 go in fairly easy they do make a demonstrably loud clunk in it's...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yeah they probably pulled the drain plug to empty...

Yeah they probably pulled the drain plug to empty the sleeve and just retightened it without replacing the crush washer. Sometimes they hold; sometimes they don't. I reserve that maneuver for...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Thanks littlefield, The sport seat is just a...

Thanks littlefield,

The sport seat is just a narrower wings set??
Its going to take that long (winter)to save up for it anyway. I got the 20,000mile check coming up and that is going to cost more...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Sorry Brian06, My bad, I thought you were...

Sorry Brian06,

My bad, I thought you were referring to the lower crankcase drain plug below the pump housing.

The one you are referring to in the picture is the upper crankcase(engine sleeve)...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By pfy50
littlefield, disregard question answered: ...

littlefield,

disregard question answered:


NEW question: What was his turn-around time?
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By pfy50
NewYorkLuke; Thanks I'm 60, 235(sometimes...

NewYorkLuke;

Thanks I'm 60, 235(sometimes 245lb:eek1) and about the same height. My problem with ALL oem seats has been lack of pelvic support. I had an accident in my younger days that bruised...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Brian06, Is that the drain plug at the right...

Brian06,

Is that the drain plug at the right rear of the crankcase ? If so it sounds like you need a need o-ring. Order a replacement plug and 2 orings.(T3450119&T3000191 resp.) The new plug and...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Well it's 2 days; GOT the 1000miles yet:lol3 ...

Well it's 2 days; GOT the 1000miles yet:lol3 Inquiring minds want to know:ear.


ps If you don't mind your physical stats too. :clapAs you might guess I'm trying to make the same...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By pfy50
GarrettRB, I didn't see it OR it didn't...

GarrettRB,

I didn't see it OR it didn't effect my throttle to much this morning when I was out for a ride. I purposely rode my rear brake while my throttle was open(can't say how much), and doing...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Good Gordon, Now we can hope Harley and any...

Good Gordon,

Now we can hope Harley and any other OEM works to remove this bad idea if installed. Also hope the FED doesn't start mandating it.:deal
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 11:30 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Gordon, Is this a reliable source? If so...

Gordon,

Is this a reliable source? If so this is good news. Maybe that writer and other riders dumping reviews got back to corporate and over ruled the lawyers:deal :lol3 that would be news...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By pfy50
I don't recall it coming into effect on my bike...

I don't recall it coming into effect on my bike during low speed parking lot maneuvering, but I'm going out to specifically check on it. I have a mid 2013 build TEX XC, maybe it is model build...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 03:15 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Disturbing News

And Now some disturbing news:ear:huh: This is not TEX specific, but a possible upcoming problem.
While reading an online review of the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster the reviewer spoke about a legal...
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 02:36 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Yea, Wiz not a great deal but OK. Is he your...

Yea, Wiz not a great deal but OK. Is he your closest TEX dealer? I hate going to my dealer and he is only 125 miles from me. Especially annoying when I have to drop it for service work and find...
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 03:30 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Welcome H To TEX world

Welcome H
To TEX world
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By pfy50
DITTO:deal I would like to print out a copy...

DITTO:deal

I would like to print out a copy of it for my dealer:D
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 12:54 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi Wiz, No your right the numbers now make it a...

Hi Wiz,
No your right the numbers now make it a little more clear what your actually getting for it in getting the TEX with trade. If your intent was to do a bit of off road riding as apposed to...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Wiz, Hi, I'm sort of in your same group. I'm...

Wiz,

Hi, I'm sort of in your same group. I'm 60yr. and just retired in 2010 and have just return from a trip out west on my new(Sept. '13) Tex Exp XC. I traded a 2008 KTM 990 in and got $6000...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By pfy50
No such animal:cry. Tool kits start with tools...

No such animal:cry. Tool kits start with tools basic to all bikes in SAE or Metric then you add tools that are specific to your bike like tire/wheel removal tools and star/hex/standard wrenches to...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Voluhzia: Are you sure you didn't inadvertently...

Voluhzia: Are you sure you didn't inadvertently pressed against brake pedal tripping CC to go off?


Once or twice you might think that, but after a dozen or so times with my foot no where near...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Left June 1st and returned today June 26th. It...

Left June 1st and returned today June 26th. It was a return to some of the places I went to in my original trip (see link below to 2010 a Motorcycle odyssey) I did not do a RR because it was mostly a...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Trip follow up

Well just got back this morning 10:20am EST. to E. Tenn. from my trip out west. Went pretty good, some tread left on my Tourance Next tires which only had 512 miles on them when I left and I added...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Do they have one that will fit a waterproof case?...

Do they have one that will fit a waterproof case? Or is that setup waterproof?
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, bobw I had her just standing off camera...

Yes, bobw I had her just standing off camera right:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, I did mention that it is imperceptible to...

Yes, I did mention that it is imperceptible to most. When I have a fresh set of tires and I bring it to centerline balance there is a slight tendency to fall off more to the left than rightside, and...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By pfy50
WilCon76; Here is my experience with HMF racing...

WilCon76;
Here is my experience with HMF racing exhaust for what's worth.
If you look at the KTM in the post above that is a HMF exhaust. They are light and they (Dual) made my KTM 990 sound like...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 04:41 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Hi NSpooner I've done a little of both and slow...

Hi NSpooner
I've done a little of both and slow speed maneuvering also and have plenty of dumps. One more thing to think about; the further out you have the weight(pannier) the faster it will dump...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 09:19 AM
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Posted By pfy50
Yes, aesthetics and a toolbox are reasons for...

Yes, aesthetics and a toolbox are reasons for symmetrical. I mentioned this because weight distribution is also important. With symmetrical panniers the offside pannier sticks further out to match...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 10:18 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Symmetrical/Asymetrical ?

Maybe I'm missing something, but what is the reason for wanting a symmetrical pannier rack? Doesn't it just add more width and dynamic weight to the leftside of the bike?:ear:huh.

Isn't it the...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By pfy50
About the cheapest side case mounts are the...

About the cheapest side case mounts are the $216.00 Givi cam mount set; for their trekker Outback pannier line....
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Yeah, Your probably closer with 33%, I was just...

Yeah,
Your probably closer with 33%, I was just going off my previous bike setting, but that was a KTM 990 which was setup by a suspension shop. So using race tech's formula you would set the rear...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 08:27 PM
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Posted By pfy50
doc, Measure your static and dynamic sag it...

doc,
Measure your static and dynamic sag it should be about 100mm (4inchs) between not sitting on bike and you sitting on it geared up in normal riding gear, while your preload is set at OEM stock...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By pfy50
No, doc I'm 240 and I only have about 3.5...

No, doc
I'm 240 and I only have about 3.5 inches of Sag. Nowhere near grounding the sidestand. Your shock is low on or lost oil? Does it feel springy/bouncy(non-scientific term) when sitting on...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By pfy50
Well actually I went just the opposite way...

Well actually I went just the opposite way sleepyOwl. I sold my KTM (2008 990) and had HB 40L's I left on it, and 45L topbox which I kept but don't use. I did not feel they would be best for the...
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