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Forum: Beasts 06-06-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By ducnut
When I first heard about the Tiger, in '08, I was...

When I first heard about the Tiger, in '08, I was hoping for that, too. A longer-travel Street Triple on XC wheels. Less bulk, overall.
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 513,019
Posted By ducnut
Don't forget to soak the friction plates in oil,...

Don't forget to soak the friction plates in oil, before install. :deal
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 106,986
Posted By ducnut
The fact you guys rode very stock-like...

The fact you guys rode very stock-like motorcycles in this race is pretty amazing. I don't follow any of the Baja/Dakar goings on, but, do catch some of the pics of highly specialized/prototype...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 67,056
Posted By ducnut
Sounds like the carbs need cleaned, at the...

Sounds like the carbs need cleaned, at the minimum. I'd look into a jet kit and some dyno time, if you really want to smooth out the fueling. Sea Foam is a good thing to add, on a regular basis. Use...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,452
Posted By ducnut
Don't forget Tyson's killer thread....

Don't forget Tyson's killer thread. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=701552) :evil
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
I totally agree. I have a garage and shop. Only...

I totally agree. I have a garage and shop. Only the garage is finished and both are cluttered.
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By ducnut
That looks outstanding! :clap

That looks outstanding! :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By ducnut
That bike looks amazing!

That bike looks amazing!
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
That's something with the triple, I think. When...

That's something with the triple, I think. When there was a Daytona 675 in the shop, too, I always went for either of the triples over the two twins. The comfort and ease of ride of the 1050 causes...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
My 1050 does the same thing. Unfortunately, my...

My 1050 does the same thing. Unfortunately, my passenger gets covered as well. I was thinking of making a huge filler panel, pannier to pannier, and hanging a rubber mud flap off that. It's...
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By ducnut
I'd hope so! After all, they've been using the...

I'd hope so! After all, they've been using the same technology how long? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-27-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By ducnut
Unfortunately, anything but a Harley in the...

Unfortunately, anything but a Harley in the cruiser circles has a stigma attached to it, regardless of how good it is. It's a shame that most Harley riders, and their passengers, are that ignorant.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 87,672
Posted By ducnut
WOW! That'll be a commuter upgrade. :lol3

WOW! That'll be a commuter upgrade. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
Jesse have a cutout, too. ...

Jesse have a cutout, too.

http://www.jesseluggage.com/images/10inchODYIITriumph.jpg

As do Happy Trails, if this is considered a cutout....
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 07:06 AM
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Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
Something I failed to mention is that Scorpion...

Something I failed to mention is that Scorpion uses SS packing, whereas, some of the cheaper options run fiberglass. Therefore, it will not change tone, over time. Also, when fiberglass packing blows...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
I was only responding, regarding the three he...

I was only responding, regarding the three he listed. The Scorpion's SS sleeve and end caps are much more durable than Ti, CF, or aluminum options. They appear to still be very affordable. Staintune...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
On some GM stuff, you can't bleed the brakes at...

On some GM stuff, you can't bleed the brakes at all, without the module valves being opened. My vacuum pump will not pull the fluid, even with the gauge buried.

You're better off to have the...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
Of the three affordable options you listed, I'd...

Of the three affordable options you listed, I'd take the Scorpion SS, hands down. It's a very nice exhaust that's durable and affordable. Their carbon sleeves are heavy resin, look nice, and stay...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
Leo Vince USA is no more. They're, now,...

Leo Vince USA is no more. They're, now, distributed by Tim Calhoun (former head of LV USA) at Specialized Products Distribution. I'm not exactly sure how things are setup or what exactly is going on....
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
My friend, in PA, has been posting pics of their...

My friend, in PA, has been posting pics of their roads, on his FB account. It's a good thing he swapped his Speed Triple for a 800XC, as he's going to need the additional suspension travel. Our roads...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
That's interesting. My dealership was the...

That's interesting. My dealership was the opposite, when I demoed a Roadie. I guess, Roadie riders are too busy to participate on forums. Likewise, Roadie riders must be less willing to sell them, as...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 02:30 PM
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Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
I bought my 1050, 3 months old, on a $13,500...

I bought my 1050, 3 months old, on a $13,500 invoice, for $8800. I shipped it through a UShip agent for a few hundred bucks (I dealt directly with him). Good deals are out there. It just has to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 02:21 PM
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Views: 672,466
Posted By ducnut
You're all over the place! Dirt bike:...

You're all over the place!

Dirt bike: Terra
Street bike: Street Triple
In between: Tiger 800
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
That's not true. I don't care who claims that.

That's not true. I don't care who claims that.
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
The Reznor was free. :clap

The Reznor was free. :clap
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
I've though about this, for my own garage. I've...

I've though about this, for my own garage. I've got a Reznor, hanging furnace that'll work in, either, my garage or shop. I'm undecided, at the moment. But, one of the local HVAC companies has plenty...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
Yes. They drew air from inside.

Yes. They drew air from inside.
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
Probably because of old equipment. There was only...

Probably because of old equipment. There was only two tubes, front to rear. I'm guessing, it wasn't enough to do the job. I believe, they were original to the building and am guessing the building to...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By ducnut
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
It's over $3, here.

It's over $3, here.
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
I used to work for a company that the building...

I used to work for a company that the building was I believe 40'X50'X14'. He told me it was costing ~$800/mo on NG to heat. It was kept at 60* using two full-length tubes. The building always felt...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,065
Views: 2,620,904
Posted By ducnut
That's going to be an expensive way to heat your...

That's going to be an expensive way to heat your shop. If you haven't poured your floor, I'd look into hot water, radiant floor heat. Initially, it may cost more, but, you'll be grateful when you see...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
No worries. When I put the AK-20...

No worries.

When I put the AK-20 cartridges in my track bike, Ohlins didn't have theirs out, yet. At that time, I was working with another shop with spotty service times. That's when I went...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
They ran a "Canyon Carver Special", a few years...

They ran a "Canyon Carver Special", a few years ago, and I paid $1575 for both ends, installed.



Props! :clap



Are you sure they don't offer a preload adjustable cap? They're not...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,909
Views: 467,863
Posted By ducnut
I use the bladder and hose out of my Camelbak and...

I use the bladder and hose out of my Camelbak and put it in my tankbag. It's a 100oz bladder, so it's pretty substantial. The mouth is big enough to hold under an ice machine discharge and fill with...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
Now, I understand why you mentioned just doing...

Now, I understand why you mentioned just doing springs first. One would think with all the geniuses designing modern motorcycles they'd be able to hit the mark a bit closer.
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
Absolutely! Everything will be a lot more...

Absolutely! Everything will be a lot more controlled and fluid. I don't know how else to explain it.

My GF and I jumped off my 1050 and right onto an 800 Roadie. The ride is the first thing she...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
Oh. You mentioned valving packages and I didn't...

Oh. You mentioned valving packages and I didn't remember the OP saying anything about valving. I reread others' posts and didn't see a mention of it, with anyone else.

In your first post I've...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
^^^ Was this directed toward a specific post? ...

^^^ Was this directed toward a specific post?



Trust me. Brand new OEM is no comparison to properly spec'd, aftermarket stuff. There's no need to wait for it to "wear out". The suspension...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20,877
Views: 3,627,732
Posted By ducnut
Traxxion Dynamics (http://www.traxxion.com/)is...

Traxxion Dynamics (http://www.traxxion.com/)is who I've used, the past 8yrs, and are just outside Atlanta, GA. They do suspension, while you wait. You should call them ASAP and discuss your needs,...
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