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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,904
Posted By tuffgong
Why get so caught up

in what is a fee and what isn't. If you can find a bike at a dealer for less,and money is your criteria,then go buy it....if you can't,then who cares how he breaks it down,he was still cheaper....I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,783
Posted By tuffgong
Enjoy the show,

appreciate the talent,passion and the bikes...pulling something out of a pile and turning it into a running ,functional machine that looks great and is a blast to ride is great thing....seeing them...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 155,891
Posted By tuffgong
:clap Great looking bike.....

:clap
Great looking bike.....
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 155,891
Posted By tuffgong
Question So,someone give me the lowdown on the Tenere. I...

So,someone give me the lowdown on the Tenere. I am close to buying a Transalp,but the Tenere is a definite alternative. I primarily want a road bike for back road rambling,some mountain road...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,827,042
Posted By tuffgong
To say the least....Ad is in french and...

To say the least....Ad is in french and translates to "belt". I have to line myself up a translator and get him on the phone for more details.....thanks.
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,827,042
Posted By tuffgong
Question Clutch replacement on an 89 TA 600 looks to be a...

Clutch replacement on an 89 TA 600 looks to be a fairly straight forward proposition without too many complications,open access and no special tools required. Am I kidding myself? Timing belt...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16,919
Views: 4,827,042
Posted By tuffgong
A PDF would be fine thing.Your work will be much...

A PDF would be fine thing.Your work will be much appreciated.
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
PayPal

Subscribe to the Iron Butt Magazine (http://www.ironbutt.com/ibmagazine/index.cfm)($20.00) and receive a $20.00 gift certificate from JC Motors (http://www.jcmotors.com/) MC parts and...
Forum: Vendors 09-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Thumb Glad to hear it...

Glad to hear you got your first issue,no name....it is a great mag to be sure.....
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
A big shout out to all who have...

A big shout out to all who have subscribed:clap:clap...Everyone has received their gift certificates and will be receiving the next issue of the Iron Butt Magazine.....

for those who have not yet...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Subscribe to the Iron Butt Magazine...

Subscribe to the Iron Butt Magazine (http://www.ironbutt.com/ibmagazine/index.cfm)($20.00) and receive a $20.00 gift certificate from JC Motors (http://www.jcmotors.com/) MC parts and...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Thank you for the continued great response

Thank you,King.....and thanks to the rest of those who have subscribed since my last thank you ......We truly appreciate the great response and look forward to so many new readers of the...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Subscribers,confusion and a big thank you....

Despite some confusion in kicking off the Iron Butt Magazine and JC Motors Gift Card subscription offer,we are very thankful for the support and enthusiasm of the Adv community in supporting the...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Thumb JC Motors Gift Certificate

Those who have subscribed can expect your JC Motors Gift cards by the end of the week. Thatmanstu Moto Concepts (http://thatmanstu-moto-concepts.com)
,JC Motors...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
Thanks for the order,Dirtrider....and thanks to...

Thanks for the order,Dirtrider....and thanks to all who have ordered....I know you will enjoy the mag....as well as the JC Motors gift certificate,they are great folks and very happy to support the...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By tuffgong
The official iron butt magazine

Subscribe to the Iron Butt Magazine (http://www.ironbutt.com/ibmagazine/index.cfm)($20.00) and receive a $20.00 gift certificate from JC Motors (http://www.jcmotors.com/) MC parts and...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By tuffgong
The official iron butt magazine

Subscribe to the Iron Butt Magazine($20.00) and receive a $20.00 gift certificate from JC Motors MC parts and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,565,398
Posted By tuffgong
That is true on the face of it, but in the real...

That is true on the face of it, but in the real world, very few tires with the tread gone are not also heat cycled to death....they get dry and hard and wear really quickly and don't grip for...
Forum: Face plant 03-24-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 618,119
Posted By tuffgong
Looking forward,head up...

Good luck to you,Dale. Keep it where you got it...:clap
Forum: Face plant 02-25-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,766
Posted By tuffgong
R.i.p. Steve...the heart holds forever.

R.i.p. Steve...the heart holds forever.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,991
Posted By tuffgong
Seats are a highly subjective affair.Put a lot of...

Seats are a highly subjective affair.Put a lot of miles on my various Corbins...and not so crazy about the Sargent on my S(PO installed)...which is proof of my first sentence and nothing more....
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,991
Posted By tuffgong
That's a bit of overkill as shown on the 1150R...

That's a bit of overkill as shown on the 1150R and most assuredly so on the work of art that is the S. From a function standpoint,tip-overs generally effect the area protected by the more basic...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 439
Posted By tuffgong
Panigale Sneak Peak at Charity Event Feb. 4

Not official yet,but rumor has it ,the new Ducati Panigale is going to be on display at this Charity evernt Feb 4,2012....If you are so inclined,check it...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,393
Posted By tuffgong
I don't know if this has already been stated,but...

I don't know if this has already been stated,but it is quite possible that what you are seeing in the window is is oil,with the crankcase overfilled,the clean oil is not apparent in the glass. Empty...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,991
Posted By tuffgong
I am enjoying this thread immensely. I was struck...

I am enjoying this thread immensely. I was struck by this(and othe similar comments) about the ABS. I have to ask,what is there to be impressed about?? You could ride them for the rest of your life...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 103,991
Posted By tuffgong
I have put several thousand miles on an FJ. It is...

I have put several thousand miles on an FJ. It is a fine bike.Fast,smooth,refined. It is a fine hi-way cruiser. As a backroads runner/Sport Tourer,it cannot hold a candle to the R11S. I have very...
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By tuffgong
It's on e-bay

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Kawasaki-KLR-KLR650-2009-KAWASAKI-KLR650-EXTRA-CLEAN-W-EXTRAS-/260911592320?pt=US_motorcycles&hash=item3cbf8af380
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,205
Posted By tuffgong
What a ride. Those kids will never forget these...

What a ride. Those kids will never forget these days...en famille....
Forum: Vendors 12-07-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By tuffgong
KILLER650 for SALE(Dealer)

Pandora's has this newly arrived KLR650 for sale.....:freaky


http://www.pandorasmotorsports.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?sid=07956201X12K7K2011J7I38I14JAMQ5544R0&veh=88052&pov=2442349
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By tuffgong
Pandora's has Bikes....

Pandora's European Motorsports has a used R12GSA and a Tiger 955 in stock...as well as new F800GS,R12GS and R12GSA...If you are in the market for your next bike, check it out.... :rofl...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,754
Posted By tuffgong
Agreed and understood.

Agreed and understood.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,754
Posted By tuffgong
Everyone did not make such statements,but...

Everyone did not make such statements,but several did,making references to computerised systems and automation etc... hence my Luddite reference. And plenty of these posts make reference to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 22,754
Posted By tuffgong
Luddite Experts

ABS is a back up system. It only kicks in when you use more braking force than available traction. Using more than allowable braking force will engage ABS.Utilising less will not. There are very few,...
Forum: Vendors 11-15-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By tuffgong
Pandora's 2011 GS SALE!!!!

Pandora's European Motorsports has remaining 2011 GS's in Stock . 1 Each remaining of
F650GS , R1200GS, and R1200GSA. Special Factory Discounts on remaining 2011's ....l:clap:clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,514
Posted By tuffgong
Not sure the relevancy of the question. The Voxan...

Not sure the relevancy of the question. The Voxan was cool.Sherco's are built in France and Spain and more scooters and small dirt bikes than you can shake a stick at....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 19,514
Posted By tuffgong
Not sure if you are being sarcastic,but the...

Not sure if you are being sarcastic,but the French are the Moto-craziest people I have encountered. To be a Motard is an esteemed title. The kids are all on scooters and then 125's then 250's and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 212,033
Posted By tuffgong
I always hated them and liked side cases for...

I always hated them and liked side cases for looks and stability. Having now spent several years in France,where they are prevalent,I have a new appreciation. They all use them over sidecases for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,456
Posted By tuffgong
I have asked this of several LEO during a...

I have asked this of several LEO during a stop/ticket issue. I asked if he/she thought what I was doing was actually dangerous or was he simply going by the numbers? I told him that if he was not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,456
Posted By tuffgong
I tend to agree. I saw this video some time ago...

I tend to agree. I saw this video some time ago and I fail to see what it is that the riders did that provokes all of this scorn. A safe pass on a double yellow??BFD. There was one dumbass involved...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By tuffgong
I am not sure of their plans for the West Coast. ...

I am not sure of their plans for the West Coast.
Motusmotorcycles.com (http://www.advrider.com/forums/Motusmotorcycles.com) is their website. They are some nice folks and I am sure they would love...
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