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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By SATEX
Depends on what I'm loading it IN. Open trailer...

Depends on what I'm loading it IN. Open trailer with minimal suspension... use a block. Pickup or enclosed/well suspended trailer. .. never.
Forum: Americas 05-14-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,695
Posted By SATEX
It is NOT everyone. Substantial majority? Yes,...

It is NOT everyone. Substantial majority? Yes, but not everyone, and I never do it. :D
Forum: Americas 05-14-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By SATEX
Very doable. On the TAT part going west, you're...

Very doable. On the TAT part going west, you're probably under 200 miles per day on average. Unless you're very slow or have major problems, that will be a nice pace.
Forum: Americas 05-10-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,287
Posted By SATEX
Similar situation for me, including time frame. ...

Similar situation for me, including time frame. TAT is doable. Would love Mex to Canada the hard way, but the logistics are tough.

I'mI'm going ti check some things and then circl3 back to you.
Forum: Americas 05-10-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,287
Posted By SATEX
I don't know if you have this sorted yet, but I...

I don't know if you have this sorted yet, but I rode to Portand where I had reserved a container for shipping on Forward Air. Not as expensive as you might think. Flew home.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,265
Posted By SATEX
Do they come with rear pegs?

Do they come with rear pegs?
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By SATEX
One of the newer 250's would handle that duty. ...

One of the newer 250's would handle that duty. You could handle 60mph plus on them, but "periodically" is key there. That size bike would cease to be fun at at alarming rate. Of course, commuting...
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By SATEX
Your selected bikes are, imo, not the perfect...

Your selected bikes are, imo, not the perfect beginner bikes, but they're not bad. They aren't that powerful, especially considering their weight. I think most folks should start with small dirt or...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-06-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,405
Posted By SATEX
That's nice. I would love to get my hands on a...

That's nice. I would love to get my hands on a pair of Tatas.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 229,887
Posted By SATEX
help.ke what I see so far. This thread should be...

help.ke what I see so far. This thread should be bumped regularly to help force tangible results. Yeah... that'll help.
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By SATEX
I like your approach! Looking for your info...

I like your approach! Looking for your info updates!
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,133
Posted By SATEX
Some of my summer plans have changed, so I am...

Some of my summer plans have changed, so I am possibly in, with a start in NM or CO and riding to Oregon. I have done the TAT before, except that time constraints caused me to miss some parts of UT...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,825
Posted By SATEX
Too late for sure once you get to Colorado.

Too late for sure once you get to Colorado.
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 257,036
Posted By SATEX
You are always such a tease! Sorry I missed you...

You are always such a tease! Sorry I missed you when you were in town, but I'm getting close to planning my summer mountain riding, so perhaps then.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,713
Posted By SATEX
Do you not like the benefits of liquid cooling?

Do you not like the benefits of liquid cooling?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By SATEX
Overheating on your bike is about airflow more...

Overheating on your bike is about airflow more than anything else. I always add a vector or vapor unit in place of the stock odo so that I can monitor temps. Some bikes have fans added and others...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By SATEX
Note to self.. read the whole thread before...

Note to self.. read the whole thread before opening trap.:D Good news btw... The o-rinf would have been my next suggestion ... honest.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By SATEX
I disagree with the notion that the low speed...

I disagree with the notion that the low speed circuit is clogged, because his idle speeds up when he removes the choke. That said, cleaner is always better.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,258
Posted By SATEX
I've said this to my dog before when I caught him...

I've said this to my dog before when I caught him licking his balls, but he disagreed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,989
Posted By SATEX
:rofl At least she's safe from surprise wheelies.

:rofl At least she's safe from surprise wheelies.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By SATEX
I just finished a multiday dual sport ride in CO....

I just finished a multiday dual sport ride in CO. I wore Sidi Adventure (non-Goretex) boots and Klim Dakar pants. The pants are over the boot but not waterproof. I did spray the pants with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,422
Posted By SATEX
Yup. The reason we have no choice is because gov...

Yup. The reason we have no choice is because gov policy offers all tax benefits to employers that provide health insurance and almost zero benefit to individuals. We are doubling down with stupid...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,787
Views: 1,204,150
Posted By SATEX
You didn't ask me, but that odo reading is the...

You didn't ask me, but that odo reading is the ADVRider way of showing the number of posts a member has made. 90,000 posts must mean that he has great knowlwdge to share.:evil
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By SATEX
Terra-X is what you want. Look at my bikes... I...

Terra-X is what you want. Look at my bikes... I ride the way you ride, and have the same tool needs.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 40,073
Posted By SATEX
Offroad especially, more power can be too much...

Offroad especially, more power can be too much power. Weight is important, but the much greater rotating mass that comes with an extra 300 cc will have a huge impact on nimbleness.
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By SATEX
Yup....preferably the tree I hit that caused the...

Yup....preferably the tree I hit that caused the crash.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By SATEX
Posted some pics for the tech challenged GS owner...

Posted some pics for the tech challenged GS owner .... such a Luddite! :evil

http://satex.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Brakes/i-JNrmm7T/0/L/jayy-L.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 257,036
Posted By SATEX
I guess you're so busy making your movie that you...

I guess you're so busy making your movie that you haven't done much riding and updating here. Too bad about that, but I am PSYCHED about the movie!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 49,423
Posted By SATEX
The '06 - '08 models were very well sorted from...

The '06 - '08 models were very well sorted from the factory. Normal maintenance (oil and filters, valve checks) are required, but not much else unless used very hard.

I would guess that 2000...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By SATEX
But you'll be on licensed dual sports rather than...

But you'll be on licensed dual sports rather than dirt bikes. I've been there... Plate = ok.
Black Bear is fun as long as you have the skills that you seem to have.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 958
Posted By SATEX
I use one that is similar.... basically a...

I use one that is similar.... basically a knockoff... from RockyMountainmc.com

Mounted in my truck. Works great. The tie down points are well placed and my bike(s) always stay stable.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 257,036
Posted By SATEX
Not only do you have some work to catch up on...

Not only do you have some work to catch up on your existing stories, it is just about time to start creating some new stories. I know someone who can help.:evil
Forum: Americas 03-19-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By SATEX
I think I was on the trip when this pic was...

I think I was on the trip when this pic was taken. However, I usually saw it up close only when it was napping in the dirt.:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-19-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By SATEX
SJBurd is going, whether he realizes it now or...

SJBurd is going, whether he realizes it now or not. I plan to ride the nastiest route I can find, and I'll need help along the way picking up my pig of a motorcycle.

Loosewheel is going too. ...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 49,174
Posted By SATEX
I rode the TAT on an XR400. There were times...

I rode the TAT on an XR400. There were times when I wanted e-start, but it was never a big deal. I'm doing a TAT variant this summer on my Husaberg 650, which I would never consider if I relied too...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-16-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 182,103
Posted By SATEX
Ride to Oregon

Here's a thread I started that may be of some interest here, especially to the San Antonio and South Texas guys.... http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=871012
Forum: Americas 03-16-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By SATEX
S.t.u.d.s. W.a.r. 2013

Studs Wars??? This forum is about trip planning rather than sex and/or war, so what's with the title???
Obviously it's a couple of acronyms....

S.T.U.D.S. = South Texas United Dual Sports. I...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By SATEX
Good list, but what are the plugs for? Do you...

Good list, but what are the plugs for? Do you mean patches?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By SATEX
You're fine. 300 pounds IS heavy, but probably...

You're fine. 300 pounds IS heavy, but probably ok for a guy your height.
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 257,036
Posted By SATEX
Check in man. People are asking "where is Diek?"...

Check in man. People are asking "where is Diek?" Just say you're still beathing.
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