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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,646
Posted By Cycletroll
+nine million! Your land lord has absolute...

+nine million!

Your land lord has absolute responsibility here!
BTW, any fire department worth the name will come over and do a quick 4gas meter assessment of your apartment.

You must deal...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By Cycletroll
BTW, as far as power characteristics, the camhead...

BTW, as far as power characteristics, the camhead feels more comfortable pulling lower revs (definitely more torque down low) and at highway speeds in 6th gear just flat out walks away from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By Cycletroll
I just bought a used 2010 GSA with ABS, ESA,...

I just bought a used 2010 GSA with ABS, ESA, Enduro trans. with 10kmi. on it.
My close bud and riding pal has the same bike only 2009. We have both ridden both bikes back to back and we both just...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By Cycletroll
I'd be interested in an alternative too! Just...

I'd be interested in an alternative too!
Just bought a set at the dealer @ $16.50ea!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By Cycletroll
NM MVD page for titleing and registering...

NM MVD page for titleing and registering vehiclesL:
http://www.dmv.org/nm-new-mexico/custom-built-cars.php#Specially-Constructed_Vehicles

PDF form for titleing "Specially constructed vehicle":
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By Cycletroll
A friend in Santa Fe DS'd his 2009 WR450F. He put...

A friend in Santa Fe DS'd his 2009 WR450F. He put lights, turn signals, DOT tires and horn on it and took it down to MVD and told them it was an owner build custom. Apperently the law for such a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,781
Posted By Cycletroll
Did my 12k service a couple of days ago and the...

Did my 12k service a couple of days ago and the Harmonizer was so easy to use :) Nice unit!

Thanks Grok!
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,187
Posted By Cycletroll
I have some ExOfficio boxers and while they...

I have some ExOfficio boxers and while they certainly work far better than cotton to avoid Swampass there is a better undie garmet.

I have found that merino wool boxer briefs (prefer Ibex or...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,781
Posted By Cycletroll
Ordered! Can't wait to try it out and balance...

Ordered!
Can't wait to try it out and balance the twin cam.
Thanks for all the hard work:)
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By Cycletroll
What he said. I have an '05 1200 with ABS and...

What he said.
I have an '05 1200 with ABS and at 40k miles it runs like a top and has been faultless. The ABS provides a measure of security on slick and dirt covered roads that is great. Resale...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,188
Posted By Cycletroll
Grumpy, at any substantial speed engines really...

Grumpy, at any substantial speed engines really perform best if driven near their torque peak. For the speed you're running the gearing is fine. If you ran at lower rpm there would be lower torque,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,017
Posted By Cycletroll
As usual you captured the essential joy of travel...

As usual you captured the essential joy of travel via moto. :clap Really wish I had gone with you but glad you made it anyhow. Killer editing!
That little bit at the Arctic Circle sign had me in...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-27-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Cycletroll
http://www.rhinewestperformance.com/r1100gs.html ...

http://www.rhinewestperformance.com/r1100gs.html

This is your best bet along with a freer flowing exhaust.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
WR for sale

My WR is for sale in the Flea: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=523836
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By Cycletroll
Sounds like you got it all figured. Go for it....

Sounds like you got it all figured. Go for it. You'll love the big GS.:clap

BTW I commuted on my 1200ADV all one winter in temps down to 12 deg (NM is quite a bit dryer than Ohio of course) and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By Cycletroll
I know most GS's are considered pigs, but really,...

I know most GS's are considered pigs, but really, an ungulate?
My Tourances are most certainly not hoof-like!:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 106,336
Posted By Cycletroll
Clean '98's can be had for that with far fewer...

Clean '98's can be had for that with far fewer miles.
I would think $4500ish is probably more fair unless it has Ohlins and lots 'o farkles.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,103
Posted By Cycletroll
I have a pair of Motoport police pants. I've...

I have a pair of Motoport police pants. I've biffed twice in them (both on dirt) including a tumble in very rocky terrrain at about 40-45mph. Totally unscathed and pretty much zero damage to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By Cycletroll
The ongoing acrimony over which bike is superior...

The ongoing acrimony over which bike is superior is lugubrious.:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,031
Posted By Cycletroll
I've owned both style of brakes and both a...

I've owned both style of brakes and both a regular an Adv 12gs. My thoughts: The servo brakes are fine. They work really well, don't have a significant failure history. The '07 and later brakes are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,399
Posted By Cycletroll
This looks familiar:wink: Monticello a couple...

This looks familiar:wink:
Monticello a couple of years ago?
I was ahead getting splashed by Gordy:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,117
Posted By Cycletroll
Riding in Colorado last week I got 52mpg in mixed...

Riding in Colorado last week I got 52mpg in mixed high altittude riding. About 30mi. was slow dirt pass but the rest was 90mph corner straffing. My '05 seems to be getting better mileage now that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 103,739
Posted By Cycletroll
Your fuel stop off the BRP on Rte 80 was about...

Your fuel stop off the BRP on Rte 80 was about 10mi. from where I used to live. You probably got gas at Ballew's store. Rte. 80 along the South Toe River valley is so fun on two wheels; lots of tight...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,665
Posted By Cycletroll
I wonder if the Amish Luddites who ride horse and...

I wonder if the Amish Luddites who ride horse and buggy have a similarly self-righteous air about their choice of mount compared to your KLR? Most certainly a horse and buggy is far simpler than a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,665
Posted By Cycletroll
I have to pitch in my vote for the WR250R. I've...

I have to pitch in my vote for the WR250R. I've owned a KLR, DR, F650Dakar and they are all pigs. I was keenly interested in the the XR400 after riding a buddy's a lot but there's no way the XR will...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 103,739
Posted By Cycletroll
Hot Damn! Looks tasty! I'm just sipping some...

Hot Damn! Looks tasty!

I'm just sipping some Glenmorangie Sherry cask finish myself. I guess ride reports about the Appalachians require Single Malt.:freaky

Forge on Brave Young Man!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,753
Posted By Cycletroll
Sorry, but I'm gonna miss you guys this weekend. ...

Sorry, but I'm gonna miss you guys this weekend.
I did get the weekend off but I'm riding up to Gunnison, CO for the Horizons Unlimited Rally. Sipapu is in my back yard so I gotta go for the less...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 103,739
Posted By Cycletroll
I'm in! Used to live of the BRP (South Toe...

I'm in!

Used to live of the BRP (South Toe River Valley off Mt. Mitchell).
I have a WR also and am putting together a fall trip so I'm excited to see how your setup works.
I have the Safari Tank...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,753
Posted By Cycletroll
I'm just a bit slow catching on now though ...

I'm just a bit slow
catching on now though
gotta check with work
to see if I can go:wink:



One way or another I will make this happen;
cough, cough, I might be getting sick that weekend....
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,913
Posted By Cycletroll
Nice pics and story; thanks for sharing. ...

Nice pics and story; thanks for sharing.

It's epics like these that make life interesting. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,845,573
Posted By Cycletroll
This amazing thread continues to pop in to my...

This amazing thread continues to pop in to my life with an idle click of the mouse button.
Oz has obviously impacted many of us in profound ways. When I first found this thread and read through it I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,764
Posted By Cycletroll
Yeah I want to see you make it up that hill. ...

Yeah I want to see you make it up that hill.
C'mon I know that R2 will make it! You don"t need no stinkin WR450!:wink:

I too have an R2 and am continually amazed at what this little Beastie can...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
No, the tank is quite opaque. Haven't been able...

No, the tank is quite opaque. Haven't been able to see a fuel line yet (in various lighting).
That's OK though. I really wanted a tank that wouldn't heat up as much in the sun, expand the gas, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
I'll post some of my white tank tomorrow. Had it...

I'll post some of my white tank tomorrow. Had it on over a week but been to busy riding and working to take pics.
BTW it holds a bit over 3.5 gal. Haven't measured exactly; might be as much as 3.75.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
Beautiful photos Jager. In the Kalispell area?...

Beautiful photos Jager. In the Kalispell area? You are a lucky man to live in such a beautiful place.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
Got the white Safari installed yesterday. Quite...

Got the white Safari installed yesterday. Quite easy (under an hour) and it looks good. I'll post pics when I get off work on Monday.
It took just over 3.5 gal to fill and seemed to uptake fuel and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 44,460
Views: 8,539,252
Posted By Cycletroll
Gotta agree with the comfort assessment. I'm 6'3"...

Gotta agree with the comfort assessment. I'm 6'3" with a 37in inseam and I find the Wr2 to be very comfortable. The stock seat is pretty good too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,720
Posted By Cycletroll
Don't know if I'll make it. Today is last packing...

Don't know if I'll make it. Today is last packing day before I pick up the Penske to move back to SF tomorrow. Yeeah, I'm stoked.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,241
Posted By Cycletroll
Also out:bluduh I've got to push on...

Also out:bluduh



I've got to push on through and get moved. After next week I'll be able to play again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By Cycletroll
I should be able to make it. In the middle of...

I should be able to make it. In the middle of moving right now, but hey, everybody needs a play day once in awhile right?

What's the predicted fuel range/distance? I have the stocker tank back on...
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