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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 12:04 PM
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Posted By trentster
I got a kick out of that... styling on that old...

I got a kick out of that... styling on that old scoot!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-25-2015, 05:04 PM
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Posted By trentster
seat bolster

Has anyone monkeyed with any kind of lower back support or bolster? I rolled up a small foam matt, and used it to fill the space behind my ass and the step up to the passenger seat. Having just a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By trentster
Nice riding with you guys last week also! I was...

Nice riding with you guys last week also! I was sore as shit, and a good reminder of what its going to take to get into race shape!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By trentster
I will look for you, it might be closer to 10:00...

I will look for you, it might be closer to 10:00 for me, driving a silver Toyota 4runner, Honda 250x...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By trentster
very cool Indy artist doing moto art

This guy is over on the W. side of Indy, and does some super cool new/old moto brands art work on wood. Check out the photo gallery!
http://www.gonzorider.com/ (http://www.gonzorider.com/)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By trentster
Not sure yet as for time. I will let you know. ...

Not sure yet as for time. I will let you know. Are you going to be riding the 350? If so, I would love to barter an exchange of maybe a six pack of fine Indy craft beer for a demo ride. I have a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By trentster
Godwin, did you all get much rain down that way...

Godwin, did you all get much rain down that way last night? Rained on and off up in Indy most of the night. Watching the weather this morning it looks like it tapered off as you went South.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 03:59 AM
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Posted By trentster
Some great stories about Richard, condolences to...

Some great stories about Richard, condolences to his family!

Godwin, let me know how dry it is on Fri. Looking like some like rain moving through Thur night.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By trentster
weekend ride

If it doesn't rain Thur, and stays dry planning to ride moto supreme on Saturday if anyone is interested... supposed to be 66 and sunny!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By trentster
I could be up for this trip, I always thought it...

I could be up for this trip, I always thought it would be cool do Baja when the Baja 1000 is going on, I hear you can jump in on the tail end of the race and ride sections of the same course... what...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-11-2015, 05:17 AM
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Posted By trentster
Me too! The only damage from the drop was a...

Me too! The only damage from the drop was a small scratch on the engine guard, and a shot of flat black paint eliminated that.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-10-2015, 10:13 AM
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Posted By trentster
Ha, its rare that I do, however on nice days I...

Ha, its rare that I do, however on nice days I like to make the 15min ride to the gym on it wearing tennis shoes with a very low profile sole. Without boots this thing with its high center weight...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-09-2015, 02:03 PM
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Posted By trentster
TEX lowering link

Anybody install a lower link for the TEX, and if so your thoughts? Also it might be helpful in knowing your height in order to assess the difference it made. I am 5'8" barefoot, and without boots...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2015, 08:55 AM
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Posted By trentster
I am guessing its the same off road area there by...

I am guessing its the same off road area there by the reservoir that we used to ride mountain bikes back in my BSU days... flat, fairly open, nothing that was even remotely challenging even for a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 04:20 PM
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Posted By trentster
I was hoping to see more bikes registered for the...

I was hoping to see more bikes registered for the auction...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-01-2015, 06:33 AM
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Posted By trentster
Right up the RR tracks out your back door, you...

Right up the RR tracks out your back door, you could actually walk there, on Smith Valley Rd next to the RR track is a medical equipment repair business called K&R, they also do upholstery repair. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By trentster
That Columbus KTM300 ad is current, its like new,...

That Columbus KTM300 ad is current, its like new, I think maybe a 12 or 13... gas/gas or sherco, yeah that's gonna be tough in a late model good condition... guy outside of Chicago on CL had a Beta,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 09:52 AM
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Views: 932
Posted By trentster
Here is what I use for XC, Enduro, and DS rides...

Here is what I use for XC, Enduro, and DS rides state by state.
http://www.usdualsports.com/2012/11/indiana-dirt-bike-rides.html (http://www.usdualsports.com/2012/11/indiana-dirt-bike-rides.html)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By trentster
you mean you don't want a chipped frame with pink...

you mean you don't want a chipped frame with pink bleed through, yeah that scoot had something about it that screamed "beware"... did you see the like new 300 on CL with a Columbus location? ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By trentster
I saw it also on CL, I cant figure out why anyone...

I saw it also on CL, I cant figure out why anyone would paint those fork top tubes and clamps... I would think that paint is sure to chip off, minus that it looks pretty strong for the price
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By trentster
Could this be it? :D

Could this be it? :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By trentster
Interesting observation.... my prediction would...

Interesting observation.... my prediction would also be that this KTM probably leans more to the off road single track than say a Suz DR 650 would, and where as the Suz is probably more road...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By trentster
Ktm 640

Another really neat older DS scoot... this looks to be in mint condition, and yes I am looking for something a little more agile off road than the 600lb Triumph 1200 beast, ha! I am in a similar...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-16-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By trentster
Triumph reimburses for 8hr of service for the...

Triumph reimburses for 8hr of service for the head.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By trentster
Honda 650DS

I never knew Honda made this... pretty cool looking 650DS.

http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/mcy/4869245634.html (http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/mcy/4869245634.html)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By trentster
I always applaud the guy though for being so...

I always applaud the guy though for being so gracious with his land access in todays world of the litigious, I will lay legal claim to you for having logs down across the trail mentality... and I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2015, 07:05 AM
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Posted By trentster
growlers full of Indy's best craft beer, food,...

growlers full of Indy's best craft beer, food, trail clearing equipment... :1drink seriously though, shout out if you ever need any trail maintenance help, riding Red Bird, and Moto Supreme is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By trentster
18 miles of any kind of single track on private...

18 miles of any kind of single track on private ground is pretty impressive, that would have to be some big acreage or just lots of loop backs, let us know how the ride goes... I think Rick Smits...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 08:59 AM
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Posted By trentster
I would be down with that, however this moisture...

I would be down with that, however this moisture soaked frozen ground is gonna thaw on Sat 52deg, and with rain forecasted Sun it's guaranteed to be a slop fest!
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 1,048,988
Posted By trentster
Also, I know just as I did, a lot of folks look...

Also, I know just as I did, a lot of folks look to this TEX forum as potential TEX buyers, and I hope this helps inform you that Triumph appears to be above industry norm for taking care of issues.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By trentster
TEX head

OK, so after now calling Triumph they brought some light to this whole topic. The only true recalls are the ECU, a sticker/label for which I have had both done, and now I guess a kick stand bolt...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By trentster
Good feedback, however year after year we hear...

Good feedback, however year after year we hear about wide spread faulty manufacturers recalls. As in they did nothing, or didn't recall enough units. This is a pricey fix should I have a problem...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By trentster
TEX head issue

So I bought a used 13 TEX fall of last year. When I took it in for the ECU recall my Triumph dealer said my VIN number was not included in the head recall and my motor chatter was normal. Motor...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18,698
Views: 1,284,880
Posted By trentster
Yeah I was budgeting $1,000 for the fix and then...

Yeah I was budgeting $1,000 for the fix and then have $2500 in it, and I bet your right in that the head is gone also. I am not a fan of the Kawi KLR green, and red, however I like this blue/silver...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 04:45 AM
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Posted By trentster
Calling on KLR gurus... assuming this thing would...

Calling on KLR gurus... assuming this thing would need valves and top end, what do you think the cost to fix might be ballpark range? I think it could be bought for $1,500.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-29-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By trentster
kind of sorry I brought this "hybrid" topic up......

kind of sorry I brought this "hybrid" topic up... that Beta pic looks to be a 300RR, straight up full size competition XC bike that competes against the KTM300, this Freeride is smaller, lower seat...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18,698
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Posted By trentster
Speaking of the KTM, no other bike out there that...

Speaking of the KTM, no other bike out there that I am aware of, in factory stock form, can offer you super tight technical semi-trials capability, very well suited for enduro, and yet could be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18,698
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Posted By trentster
yeah I agree, while this Gas Gas is cool, it is...

yeah I agree, while this Gas Gas is cool, it is still pretty much a trials bike straight up... the KTM has true hybrid capabilities... that Beta is pretty neat also, if the Fortville Beta dealer ever...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18,698
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Posted By trentster
I think I would lean towards the Katoom...

I think I would lean towards the Katoom version... Dreyer KTM Greenwood had one on the floor a couple weeks ago and it looks to be an absolute blast in the tight technical stuff... that Beta looks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2015, 01:46 PM
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Posted By trentster
Thanks for that very detailed ride report... that...

Thanks for that very detailed ride report... that is spot on from what I have also heard from so many others. My problem is I am also trying to figure something out to maybe also ride some limited...
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