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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,349
Posted By abruzzi
Touratech makes a 11 gallon tank for the 1150GS...

Touratech makes a 11 gallon tank for the 1150GS (in case the GSA 8 gallon tank is too little). All that on a bike that gets 50mpg. A bit insane.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 08:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,600
Posted By abruzzi
Yeah, I've been some of the forest and county...

Yeah, I've been some of the forest and county roads. I'm not sure what you're on, but a 450 won't be much fun if your stuck on the GS roads. I'm slowly getting my 640 Adventure and my 950 adventure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 07:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,600
Posted By abruzzi
Niether of my bikes are runnable yet, so I can't....

Niether of my bikes are runnable yet, so I can't. (Unless it's something a huge GS could run.)
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,070,822
Posted By abruzzi
fuel line ID?

Ok, dumb question, but I'm going over my bike fixing what is worn, and I noticed the fuel like is old and dry rotting. What size ID does this bike use? 1/4"? 5/16"?

The bike is a 2003 adventure....
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 1,904,448
Posted By abruzzi
wally world and other auto parts places sell a...

wally world and other auto parts places sell a funnel that ends in a ~3ft flexible clear hose for pretty cheap. That's what I use.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,249
Posted By abruzzi
I've always hated 160 from Pagosa to...

I've always hated 160 from Pagosa to Durango--pretty but wall to wall cars, but I've occasionally suffered it because the road from Chama to Pagosa is so great. A few yeas ago I bought a 25'...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,993
Posted By abruzzi
$0.99 from iTunes: ...

$0.99 from iTunes:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spl-meter/id309206756?mt=8
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14,697
Views: 2,159,685
Posted By abruzzi
Based on the part number, I'd say a 2011-14 ninja...

Based on the part number, I'd say a 2011-14 ninja 1000, but that's just a guess.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By abruzzi
Looks like you are taking Geronimo trail? I've...

Looks like you are taking Geronimo trail? I've never ridden it, but I've seen pics and it looks ridable.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By abruzzi
Route 9 is the paved route, and is a nice ride. ...

Route 9 is the paved route, and is a nice ride. It parallels the Mexican border coming as close as 30' at times. There are county roads north of rt 9, some of which do go through to Rt 11 (south of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,461
Posted By abruzzi
Fixed.

Fixed.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,943
Posted By abruzzi
I couldn't make it all out. Something about...

I couldn't make it all out. Something about invading Poland.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,053
Posted By abruzzi
Pricing on advrider does tend to be high, because...

Pricing on advrider does tend to be high, because getting 40k users in one place interested in the same kind of bikes creates and artificial inflation of demand. If they were to post the same for...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By abruzzi
I'm at the point where I can do my 640A in a half...

I'm at the point where I can do my 640A in a half an hour--assuming I have the right fill funnel to fill the frame. I'll be doing my 950 for the first time soon....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 102,289
Posted By abruzzi
It looks like options for a light, but not too...

It looks like options for a light, but not too loud exhaust for the 640 Adventure are narrowing. I'm getting ready to rebuild a lot of stuff on my 2003 (its been abused and neglected for a while. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By abruzzi
I've never seen a 625 in person, or for sale, but...

I've never seen a 625 in person, or for sale, but the price on the 640 sounds very good. I like the range of the huge tank, so I'd go that way if it were me. My understanding is the 625 had the FCR...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By abruzzi
I know my 2003 640A has a 37 1/2 seat height, but...

I know my 2003 640A has a 37 1/2 seat height, but the suspension compresses quite a bit.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 1,488,216
Posted By abruzzi
http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/photoshops.png

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/photoshops.png
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By abruzzi
Which is true, and explains the standard 1190. ...

Which is true, and explains the standard 1190. But my point is less about what they want to make, and more about what their core competency is. It's like the old line that "to a hammer, everything...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By abruzzi
I like to know that someone else didn't cheap...

I like to know that someone else didn't cheap out, so I like to do the farkling myself. Also, farkles I don't want are worth exactly $0 to me, so if someone added a $1000 LED light bar, I don't want...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By abruzzi
Yeah, my 640 has the same sized speedo and tach,...

Yeah, my 640 has the same sized speedo and tach, and it go so bad that I couldn't read my speed during the day. I used a headlight polishing kit from autozone. It's readable now, but only barely. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By abruzzi
If they redesigned the entire bike for the 250,...

If they redesigned the entire bike for the 250, 350, 450, and 500--be prepared to spend 50% more for every one. At that point, no one would buy them. Utilizing an existing platform to design a new...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By abruzzi
License plate bracket for oddly shaped plates?

License plate bracket for oddly shaped plates?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 1,488,216
Posted By abruzzi
It's photoshop. Rubber doesn't make sparks...

It's photoshop. Rubber doesn't make sparks...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,600
Posted By abruzzi
I need to start scouting some beginner trails up...

I need to start scouting some beginner trails up in the Cloudcroft area, unfortunately I've got at least a month before my 950 is rideable (got to rebuild the water pump, fuel pump, and get a rear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,788
Posted By abruzzi
That sounds like the movie "The Wages of...

That sounds like the movie "The Wages of Fear".
Forum: Trip Planning 08-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,334
Posted By abruzzi
While you are probably correct, weight loss is...

While you are probably correct, weight loss is not the targeted goal of Soylent. It is food for people that don't like food. People that don't want to take the time to eat (or prepare food.) The...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,462
Posted By abruzzi
I think the problem is that from a manufacturing...

I think the problem is that from a manufacturing standpoint you are talking about a totally different bike, that shares maybe 20% of components, but pulls from the same pool of potential buyers (ok,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By abruzzi
At the time my policies were with Farmers...

At the time my policies were with Farmers Insurance and they stacked. I'm now with Geico and they don't stack.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By abruzzi
Basecamp stores it's map in a location accessible...

Basecamp stores it's map in a location accessible by all users of the computer. This means that to save it there requires admin credentials. It's possible on your computer your account isn't in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,600
Posted By abruzzi
I carry it on all my vehicles. My accident in...

I carry it on all my vehicles. My accident in 2006, the at-fault party had minimum coverage and no assets to sue for. I had good heath insurance (one of the state of NM plans with Cigna at the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By abruzzi
the stock units MSRP in the US is $27.19, not...

the stock units MSRP in the US is $27.19, not sure about Canada. Most places will sell it for $20-$25. I've never seen a good reason to go aftermarket for turn signals.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By abruzzi
117 and 53 through the Malpais are both paved. I...

117 and 53 through the Malpais are both paved. I don't know the specific campgrounds, but I doubt you would have any trouble. The "Joe Skeen" campground is only a few hundred yards from 117, so any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By abruzzi
Zion is also, I believe, $10 for an MC to ride...

Zion is also, I believe, $10 for an MC to ride through and $20 for a car. (Its a nice ride, but you should know that there is a toll.)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14,697
Views: 2,159,685
Posted By abruzzi
I can't make out what that TC Electronic unit is?...

I can't make out what that TC Electronic unit is?

Those Roland digital digital studio's are great units for self contained field recording--someone should snag it before I get too tempted.

If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 1,488,216
Posted By abruzzi
Not Mine, but: ...

Not Mine, but:

http://lascruces.craigslist.org/mcy/4566345640.html

2006 KTM 525 XC Street Legal! - $3500 (Las Cruces)

http://images.craigslist.org/00d0d_bJr6whi0gE6_600x450.jpg

Up for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5,909
Views: 1,070,822
Posted By abruzzi
My first thought is the LC4 is not for everyone. ...

My first thought is the LC4 is not for everyone. It's got good power for a thumper, but it may feel under specced compared to the twin. Vibey engine, very tall, uncomfortable seat (though the seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,019
Posted By abruzzi
My 2 mile commute turns into a 15 mile commute...

My 2 mile commute turns into a 15 mile commute when I ride to work.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,533
Posted By abruzzi
That's pretty much what's happening in NM at the...

That's pretty much what's happening in NM at the moment. Over half (~$330k) of the "trail safety fund" that is fed by OHV registrations is funneling through State Police back to Game and Fish for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By abruzzi
I use clip links on all my bikes, but if you...

I use clip links on all my bikes, but if you really want to change it, don't try to rivet the link. A new master link of the type you want doesn't cost more than $10. Just remove the clip link and...
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