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Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,384
Posted By Lightisright
It kinda seems to me that the R3 without a liner...

It kinda seems to me that the R3 without a liner is using a three layer goretex now vs the classic with liner using a two layer....
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,582
Posted By Lightisright
As ZZ4Blazer, my valves looked exactly the same...

As ZZ4Blazer, my valves looked exactly the same (I don't have pics), they were just wire wheel cleaned and reused. No mention on whether they were undersized or even measured. The head swap was...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
I replaced my OE tires at 10,100 miles. The rear...

I replaced my OE tires at 10,100 miles. The rear wasn't to the wear bars but was fairly squared off. The front wore very irregular d/t the dual compound I guess, with a taller center ribe and some...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Lightisright
I've been using waze with my iphone5 and Sena...

I've been using waze with my iphone5 and Sena SMH10 for a while now. It's perfect. I have some friends with the garmin/autocom/phone/etc setup but have to deal with the wires and such.

I use...
Forum: Racing 08-18-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,311
Posted By Lightisright
Sorry if it was mentioned earlier in the thread...

Sorry if it was mentioned earlier in the thread but.....

I'm thinking of hitting the road early tomorrow am on my TEx for Indy from Akron. I know I can buy a gen admission ticket when I get there...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
I bought my black Explorer from Northern Ohio...

I bought my black Explorer from Northern Ohio Duc/Tri. I rode their demo right after they received it and bought a black one after the demo ride. Luckily, their next bike due in was a black, non...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,070
Posted By Lightisright
I just ordered the power bronze short dark tint...

I just ordered the power bronze short dark tint shield. I think it'll look great on my black explorer. With this hot weather I think it's going to work out great and have me riding in clean air.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
mileage

I've got just over 700 miles on my Explorer now. My last tank was about half riding fairly aggressively on back roads in SE Ohio, and some highway droning with the cruise at 76mph indicated (72 per...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
FYI, the OEM fog lights are halogen, not HID. ...

FYI, the OEM fog lights are halogen, not HID.


I just came in from the garage, putting parts on my new Explorer. Picked it up Wed evening, rode about 80 miles.

I installed the hand guards...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,732
Posted By Lightisright
In the Motociclismo big test they list weights...

In the Motociclismo big test they list weights dry of gas and dry with panniers (kg).


R12GS 238.4/251.8
MT12 223/231
CT 261.2/269
SMT 203.6/216.6
NTX 267.2/277
TEx 258.2/271.4
ST ...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 1,441,867
Posted By Lightisright
I'm not going for the total murdered out look, I...

I'm not going for the total murdered out look, I think there will still be enough other materials for contrast such as the pegs, handlebars, muffler and some other various brackets and plastic. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,579
Posted By Lightisright
I've had my 2pc RC for about 10 years now, maybe...

I've had my 2pc RC for about 10 years now, maybe 15. I like having the 2pc and will wear just the jacket sometimes. Most of the time I'm wearing both parts, love being able to ride to work in my...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 1,441,867
Posted By Lightisright
[QUOTE=JakeTJCJ;18738620]Taking a Sunday drive...

[QUOTE=JakeTJCJ;18738620]Taking a Sunday drive down in the county.
http://i912.photobucket.com/albums/ac325/JakeTJCJ/Bikes/IMG_0287.jpg

I'm waiting on my black Explorer to arrive. I asked in...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
Copy/pasted from a pdf of the manual, which was...

Copy/pasted from a pdf of the manual, which was linked either on this thread somewhere or maybe another forum.

TransmissionType................... 6 Speed, Constant Mesh Wet...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
Test rode an Explorer today, ordered a std black...

Test rode an Explorer today, ordered a std black one afterwards. Should get it in about a week. Not the 'launch pack' but I ordered several of the accessories. It was a real head vs heart...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
Painted OEM pannier's?

Has anyone painted the Triumph OEM adv panniers? I have not messed with them yet in person (hope to when I test ride an Explorer this afternoon). I like the look of black panniers, and the black...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,141
Posted By Lightisright
Replacing the belts is required at every 15,000...

Replacing the belts is required at every 15,000 mile service. I haven't personally checked yet but I read somewhere else that the belts cost $140 each?!
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,690
Posted By Lightisright
when do you think the April issue will come out? ...

when do you think the April issue will come out? Not that I'd have a change to buy an Italian language bike magazine anywhere around here, plus I don't read Italian anyway. I'd really be curious to...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 872,654
Posted By Lightisright
I think everyone is talking about picking the...

I think everyone is talking about picking the bike upright off of the side stand, not the center stand. I'm another one who, when I sat on it at the CW bike show, thought the Explorer felt very top...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By Lightisright
My dealer said they think their demo will show up...

My dealer said they think their demo will show up end of March or early April. The first sellable bikes will be to fulfill preorders and those may show about 2 weeks later. He said they are trying...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,956
Views: 1,183,895
Posted By Lightisright
I guess I should add my location, unfortunately...

I guess I should add my location, unfortunately I'm in NE Ohio, not sunny Cali. My demo ride was just around town, 25-45mph speed limits. I was really afraid I'd be spending $20k this afternoon but...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,956
Views: 1,183,895
Posted By Lightisright
I just got back from the dealer and am going to...

I just got back from the dealer and am going to test ride a MS12TS and an 800XC tomorrow. I really like the Ti color and they have one on the floor. How do you think this matte finish will wear? ...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,732
Posted By Lightisright
That's not too far from me, and I ride dirtbikes...

That's not too far from me, and I ride dirtbikes very near there sometimes (Wellsville). His site doesn't look like he's a new bike dealer though.

I'm cross shopping all the adv bikes so to be...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,732
Posted By Lightisright
Motogrizzo, that's exactly they way I feel. Not...

Motogrizzo, that's exactly they way I feel. Not sure of the color, can't confirm what actually will come with the bike, etc. Plus I've never seen a new fairing Stelvio in person. I got the same...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,732
Posted By Lightisright
It was All Seasons in Wooster, Oh.

It was All Seasons in Wooster, Oh.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,374,732
Posted By Lightisright
I went to my local dealer this afternoon. They...

I went to my local dealer this afternoon. They still have a new '09 Stelvio on the floor for $13,300US or so. I was asking him about the '12's. He pretty much didn't know (and was the mgr). He...
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