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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By espacef1fan
LBL is deceptively large. Its GREAT for dual...

LBL is deceptively large. Its GREAT for dual sports as most of the forest service roads are more like adventure roads :)
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 79,677
Posted By espacef1fan
A few pics of my T100 on a dual sport ride. Yes...

A few pics of my T100 on a dual sport ride. Yes you read that correctly.

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1fan/T100/20150401_120829_zps4vndesn0.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 79,677
Posted By espacef1fan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD64o90WwjI ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD64o90WwjI

A video of my bonneville getting stuck
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By espacef1fan
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1f...

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1fan/T100/20150401_120818_zpsqznltfyk.jpg
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1fan/T100/20150401_120829_zps4vndesn0.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By espacef1fan
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1f...

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1fan/T100/20150401_113123_zpsvwxblbt3.jpg
http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb300/espacef1fan/T100/20150401_113300_zpsbb77ay6l.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By espacef1fan
Land Between the Lakes

This is my first ride report, and I didnt take many pictures, so please treat me better here than in say CSM HAHAHA

Last week a few of my friends (On a KTM 690, DR650, and XR650L) invited me out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 82,267
Posted By espacef1fan
I wonder how heavy a klx 250 with a skid plate...

I wonder how heavy a klx 250 with a skid plate and a larger tank and maybe a few extras is? I'm on the fence between this and maybe a klx.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,914
Posted By espacef1fan
This! I always imagined it with better...

This!

I always imagined it with better suspension, 40-50 rwhp and not an ounce heavier! (I had mine down to about 320lbs)

I've heard the one I owned was able to top 105 indicated without much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 25,914
Posted By espacef1fan
I had a Ninja 250. I only sold it because I...

I had a Ninja 250. I only sold it because I couldnt afford to keep it because I WANTED a more powerful sportbike.

Sold the Sportbike, and have a Bonneville now.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By espacef1fan
The last HUGE change was in 2006 in my opinion....

The last HUGE change was in 2006 in my opinion. So anything 2006 and up is going to be good, if you find a good example.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-10-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 6,998,421
Posted By espacef1fan
Dump some oil on the cams after you remove cam...

Dump some oil on the cams after you remove cam cover wwith tank off

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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-07-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 6,998,421
Posted By espacef1fan
Year should be on epa label Sent from my...

Year should be on epa label

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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-04-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22,927
Views: 6,998,421
Posted By espacef1fan
Best way to get the 10 extra hp is start with a...

Best way to get the 10 extra hp is start with a t100 and scramblerize it to taste. Thats what im doing

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Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,100
Posted By espacef1fan
I found a 2009 KLX at a local dealer with 6 MILES...

I found a 2009 KLX at a local dealer with 6 MILES ON IT!!!

They want about $3500 out the door.

Good deal? Blue book is $3000, but thats for an excellent condition bike and an assumption of 9000...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 477,724
Posted By espacef1fan
The wife saw the XT250 in person and really liked...

The wife saw the XT250 in person and really liked it. Now its just a funding issue. ..

On a side note, what needs beefed up or replaced for better crash protection?

Sent from my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,745
Views: 477,724
Posted By espacef1fan
Officially lurking. . Sent from my...

Officially lurking. .

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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12,774
Views: 2,483,988
Posted By espacef1fan
0w40 isnt too thin for a 10w30 bike. 0w40 is...

0w40 isnt too thin for a 10w30 bike. 0w40 is thicker cold than 10w30 is hot. Its also thicker hot.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By espacef1fan
I'm personally hoping its going to be a...

I'm personally hoping its going to be a surprise/about friggen time EFI announcement.

In anycase I expect to add a 250 dual sport to my stable soon. I used to have a 2006 KLX250... I miss it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 82,267
Posted By espacef1fan
Hmmm.. VERY interesting...

Hmmm.. VERY interesting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,289
Posted By espacef1fan
2015 KLX250S Rumour mill....

So the KLX250S is STILL not on the Kawasaki site.... Anyone have an inside scoop?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,662
Posted By espacef1fan
Triumph dealers are usually good about test rides...

Triumph dealers are usually good about test rides

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,662
Posted By espacef1fan
Well, then my advice to you is this. Only buy a...

Well, then my advice to you is this. Only buy a new bike if it makes you look back after parking it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,662
Posted By espacef1fan
I've found the Versys/Ninja 650 chassis to be...

I've found the Versys/Ninja 650 chassis to be extremely sensitive to tire choice and fork tube height in the triples.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,662
Posted By espacef1fan
The color of Versys I would buy.

The color of Versys I would buy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,662
Posted By espacef1fan
Going to a Wee Strom wont be any better except...

Going to a Wee Strom wont be any better except maybe a better foundation for the seat.

Bars are cheap.
Buell footpegs are cheaper.
Plenty of 17" dirt tires for a gravel road tourer.
Suspension...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 79,981
Posted By espacef1fan
I'm joining this club, though I'm doing more of...

I'm joining this club, though I'm doing more of an adventure touring thing.

So far I have a 2006 T100 with airbox delete and slipons.
I have an assortment of soft luggage that lets me pack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,501
Posted By espacef1fan
I stepped off of a sportbike and on to a...

I stepped off of a sportbike and on to a Bonneville. I have experienced my pure motorcycling moment and I'm not looking back..
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,100
Posted By espacef1fan
I never had an issue with the height...

I never had an issue with the height before..but..recently I have been spoiled by lower bikes. That's why I'm asking.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,750,100
Posted By espacef1fan
I've been causually following this thread. Is it...

I've been causually following this thread. Is it better to lower the 06-07(08?) bikes an inch or so or the later bikes?

I'm getting another KLX in the not so distant future and I dont want to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 96,620
Posted By espacef1fan
What I'm trying to decide is if straight rate...

What I'm trying to decide is if straight rate springs or progressive springs are better for a 500lb motorcycle in the dirt with 4-5" of travel. Thoughts?

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By espacef1fan
Im saying I dont want it to br a repeat of the...

Im saying I dont want it to br a repeat of the CB1000R vs CBR1000RR. Im thinking more along the lines of V4 Tuono vs RSV4R when I say not neutered. Im saying dont lop 50hp off the top.. 10 maybe 20...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
Ok well I got it home. Knda K761s are on the...

Ok well I got it home.

Knda K761s are on the way as is a R&G Skidplate. Rear brake caliper relocation bracket is next.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
I understand the shaft is the same. I just like...

I understand the shaft is the same. I just like the stock shifter length and am just trying to figure out the peg to shifter tip length. I believe the thruxton has more rearset pegs?

Sent from my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
Did you install that on a bonnie? Sent from...

Did you install that on a bonnie?

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Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By espacef1fan
GSX-S1000 killer the sound!!!!!!!!!

GSX-S1000 killer

the sound!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,719
Posted By espacef1fan
Please be a naked gsxr 1000.... no neutering

Please be a naked gsxr 1000.... no neutering
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
Yes. I loved it. I have black paint waiting...

Yes. I loved it.

I have black paint waiting for that engine bracket ;)

Its a much kinder review than I think he would give the TL1000R its replacing :)
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
I was blown away at how quick the T100 was on...

I was blown away at how quick the T100 was on real world roads. Its faster than the numbers suggest.

I'm super excited about Thursday...Bonneville DAy.. B-Day? Ha.
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
So you have a Bonneville and used that shift...

So you have a Bonneville and used that shift lever? It didnt specify a part number or model on the page you sent so what make and model and year is it for? Also how does it compare in length to the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By espacef1fan
Get a KLR? Ugly, slow, tall and almost as...

Get a KLR? Ugly, slow, tall and almost as heavy...also lots of stuff to break if it falls... anytime 400+ pounds of motorcycle falls stuff breaks... I dont care if its an adv bike or not...
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