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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28,121
Views: 5,641,143
Posted By loosesprocket
This may be relevant to your wheel bearings. I...

This may be relevant to your wheel bearings. I have found out that a lot of bearings, OEM and aftermarket come with very little grease in them. They are sealed from the manufacturer but you can...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,682
Posted By loosesprocket
Just me and gear, I like the brow poles on the...

Just me and gear, I like the brow poles on the Marmot Tents as they look like they expand the tent wall more vertically and also the vestibule. The Marmot is more expensive than the others and the 3...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,682
Posted By loosesprocket
I've been looking at different 3 or 4 person...

I've been looking at different 3 or 4 person tents and like the Marmot Limelight 3 and 4, Mountainsmith Morrison Genessee, Eureka Midori 3. I thought I wanted a 2 person but on a recent trip I talked...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 41,955
Posted By loosesprocket
Put a set of 804/805's on my 2012 V-Strom 650...

Put a set of 804/805's on my 2012 V-Strom 650 today, went for a scuff in ride and Forest Service Roads. First impressions are very good, not stiff on road and very confident on dirt, felt much better...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,988
Posted By loosesprocket
Just put a set of 804/805's on 2012 V-Strom 650...

Just put a set of 804/805's on 2012 V-Strom 650 today and will be trying them out this weekend and next week @ MMM :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 43,988
Posted By loosesprocket
Hell Yea, Hope he brings lot's of Pie !!!...

Hell Yea, Hope he brings lot's of Pie !!! :1drink :freaky:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,169
Posted By loosesprocket
KTM could sell a bunch of these !

KTM could sell a bunch of these !
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,169
Posted By loosesprocket
Sweet Looking Bike, Congrats !

Sweet Looking Bike, Congrats !
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By loosesprocket
Thanks, I will work on the tracks. I have a Zumo...

Thanks, I will work on the tracks. I have a Zumo 660 and am trying to learn Basecamp, it will take some time and practice to get comfortable with it. I have found some helpful links...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By loosesprocket
Thanks for the tips, I have been exploring some...

Thanks for the tips, I have been exploring some links for instruction and am getting familiar with the steps in building routes. What I am confused with is when I do a route is whether I did it...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,349
Posted By loosesprocket
I am looking to learn more about everything GPS...

I am looking to learn more about everything GPS and a class/discussion would be great.

From Blue Lghtning,
"When can I hire you just for some lessons in map making!"

Maybe several...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By loosesprocket
Been in the Auto Parts business for many years...

Been in the Auto Parts business for many years and have personal experience with these products as well as customer feedback. Not a chemist by any means but I like Seafoam to add to fuel for all...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,271
Posted By loosesprocket
07 KTM 450 XC and 12 Suzuki V-Strom 650, been...

07 KTM 450 XC and 12 Suzuki V-Strom 650, been looking for a dry bag for both bikes for Adventure riding and commuting. Would carry camping gear on KTM and change of clothes, cooking gear, food,...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By loosesprocket
Lucas, Seafoam, Techron, Marvel are all good...

Lucas, Seafoam, Techron, Marvel are all good products. Using any of them regularly is a good practice. I try to run Ethanol Free as much as possible and add Seafoam or Marvel, also fill 5 gallon can...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,209
Posted By loosesprocket
2012 V-Strom 650 mounting to the reflector mount...

2012 V-Strom 650 mounting to the reflector mount on the lower fork legs, no problem with the wiring. thanks for all the help.
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,209
Posted By loosesprocket
Great, is the dimmer plug and play and will I...

Great, is the dimmer plug and play and will I need anything else ?
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,209
Posted By loosesprocket
Thanks for the comments, pretty sure I will go...

Thanks for the comments, pretty sure I will go with the Model 30's with the dimmer. I have been looking at lights all over the net and the one's from Adv Monster are in my opinion a good choice.
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,209
Posted By loosesprocket
I am interested in the Model 30 light for night...

I am interested in the Model 30 light for night riding/commuting and also for daytime notice to other drivers. My concern is the 10 degree beam, I was thinking 20 or 30 degree would be better at...
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 76,893
Posted By loosesprocket
Sorry if this has been asked already, is there an...

Sorry if this has been asked already, is there an ADV discount and how to apply it to checkout. Tks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,824
Posted By loosesprocket
We have stayed in Gilbert 4 times and rode 4...

We have stayed in Gilbert 4 times and rode 4 wheelers in Rockhouse area. Short drives to Buffalo, Pinnacle and other Trails. We stayed at http://www.bigbearlodgewv.com. Stayed at the Lodge which is a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,098
Views: 849,885
Posted By loosesprocket
Awesome videos narration and music, I plan on...

Awesome videos narration and music, I plan on doing a trip out west in a couple years. Your videos give me a lot to look forward to, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By loosesprocket
Cherokee, Maggie Valley, Wheels Through Time

Weekend trip to Cherokee, NC 9/20&21/14. Stayed at Indian Creek Campground 1387 Bunches Creek RD. in Cherokee, www.indiancreekcampground.com (http://www.indiancreekcampground.com/) and road through...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,451
Posted By loosesprocket
Moose Monarch Pass Long Glove ...

Moose Monarch Pass Long Glove
http://www.mooseracing.com/products/?productGroupId=87122&productId=170971
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By loosesprocket
Happy Holiday Campground is on Hwy 19 between...

Happy Holiday Campground is on Hwy 19 between Cherokee and Maggie Valley, easy access to the Parkway and Wheels Through Time.
http://www.happyholidayrv.com/
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,169
Posted By loosesprocket
Congrats on the new bike !

Congrats on the new bike !
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,169
Posted By loosesprocket
First pic looks like Hawk Mtn

First pic looks like Hawk Mtn
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7,311
Views: 2,993,587
Posted By loosesprocket
Or pack the poles separate from the tent.

Or pack the poles separate from the tent.
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,036
Posted By loosesprocket
I like the Klim Gear, Overland Jacket & Lattitude...

I like the Klim Gear, Overland Jacket & Lattitude Pants combo. But I went with First Gear Katmandu Jacket & Pants for bang for the buck. Waterproof, vented, D30 removable armor and removable liners...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-25-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 855,800
Posted By loosesprocket
I have a 2012 with Genmar 1" up and back and they...

I have a 2012 with Genmar 1" up and back and they work good. Just remove the chrome metal wire rings that the cables are routed through. One on each side of the upper triple clamp held on with small...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,270
Posted By loosesprocket
Had an 03 525 EXC tagged, currently have an 07...

Had an 03 525 EXC tagged, currently have an 07 450 XC tagged. These are the RFS motor which changed in 08. RFS is a great motor, easy valve checks (no shims) last a long time with easy maintenece....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-11-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By loosesprocket
As time goes on it will gain it's own character...

As time goes on it will gain it's own character and appeal. How someone feels about the old vs the new is up to them. I am glad it has been reopened and improved IMO and is available for everyone to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By loosesprocket
Well Said Coates !

Well Said Coates !
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By loosesprocket
Shoei Noetec Faceshield

Where is a good place to get a replacement shield and pin lock ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 855,800
Posted By loosesprocket
Full Bore M 40 Radial works good for me. I ride...

Full Bore M 40 Radial works good for me. I ride dirt, gravel, rocks pavement and it has done very well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31,105
Views: 2,491,169
Posted By loosesprocket
Went Friday, almost boring ! Was hoping to see...

Went Friday, almost boring ! Was hoping to see some Adv Riding Gear and accessories but there was not much there. I did like the vintage bikes and unrestored bikes, the modified Yamaha's were pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By loosesprocket
Two Wheels of Suches

Just wanted to let anyone who has not had a chance to stop by the newly renovated Two Wheels of Suches what a nice place it is. If you are riding anywhere nearby it is worth checking the place out....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By loosesprocket
Shouldn't need to replace cables, just release...

Shouldn't need to replace cables, just release them from the guides and they should be fine. I have Gen Mar up and back risers on my 12 Wee and they work great.
Forum: The Garage 10-16-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,942,218
Posted By loosesprocket
Who is the manufacturer of this building and what...

Who is the manufacturer of this building and what size is yours ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 855,800
Posted By loosesprocket
Do you have a link or contact info for SoloBox ?

Do you have a link or contact info for SoloBox ?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By loosesprocket
Lee's a cool guy, met him at MMM. Sorry to hear...

Lee's a cool guy, met him at MMM. Sorry to hear about this, hope he gets better soon. Donation sent.
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