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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
The little orphan bike from Italy's thread has...

The little orphan bike from Italy's thread has fallen to page 8 of Thumpers.

Time for a love bump to the top. :up
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
That's a good price for ceramic coating the...

That's a good price for ceramic coating the pipes. I have had pipes coated in the past with great success, but I am on the fence about having these done since I already have a CV4 heat blanket...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
I picked up one his SS headers too. I only got...

I picked up one his SS headers too. I only got one midpipe, so you really lucked out. Excellent price and he was great to deal with. How much are they charging you to do the ceramic coating? Just the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
Price sounds about right. I'd offer $5,000...

Price sounds about right. I'd offer $5,000 assuming it had been well taken care of. I paid $6,000 for a 2011 FE570S with half the miles and hours last year. These bikes are getting harder to find.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 868
Views: 212,581
Posted By Thumperama
I thought my FS was pretty tall geared and...

I thought my FS was pretty tall geared and changed to a 42 on the back and really liked the change in the bike. More low end grunt without really sacrificing highway speed. Still can cruise 70mph...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,894
Posted By Thumperama
I was never a cruiser fan until I first rode the...

I was never a cruiser fan until I first rode the Thunderbird when it came out and enjoyed it so much I had to add one to the fleet. The handling is amazing for a bike this big. Excellent fit and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
Nothing wrong with owning more than one bike.

Nothing wrong with owning more than one bike.
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,247
Posted By Thumperama
I had a neighbor that used to work for Iron...

I had a neighbor that used to work for Iron Horse. He had several Texas Choppers and all were stunning looking bikes. They are great for cruising around town if you want to be seen, but are a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Thumperama
Welcome to the club!

Welcome to the club!
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16,976
Views: 4,892,071
Posted By Thumperama
There's a '89 Transalp in need of some TLC on the...

There's a '89 Transalp in need of some TLC on the Wichita Craigslist for $1,500 with 24k miles. Bike is located in Hutchinson, KS (close to Wichita). Not affiliated, just hate to see an old bike...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,041
Posted By Thumperama
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/...

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/photo_zpsc9e6e56b.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By Thumperama
I am a big fan of Seat Concepts, as I have their...

I am a big fan of Seat Concepts, as I have their seat on 4 of my bikes, but I have the Triumph gel seats on my Tiger and really like them over the stock seats....
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,837
Posted By Thumperama
Would love to see some more pics. One of my all...

Would love to see some more pics. One of my all time favorites. :deal
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Thumperama
You'll find that you fit on the Tiger better and...

You'll find that you fit on the Tiger better and would better suit your intended use. 40 - 50 mpg is common and the Triumph triple is one of the sweetest motors you'll ever experience. Loads of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,983
Views: 567,950
Posted By Thumperama
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/...

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/LakeLavon0818132_zps9fa38cfc.jpg
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/LakeLavon0818131_zps8ec5be4f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
They've listed another one on eBay. Still $99,...

They've listed another one on eBay. Still $99, but no more free shipping. I bought one a few weeks ago when they were offering free shipping.

I have started to see dealers beginning to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
I have a 2011 FE570 and a 2011 FS570. Only the FS...

I have a 2011 FE570 and a 2011 FS570. Only the FS has the factory cush hub. Some older KTM 640's had one that will work on a FE. Rad and Haan both make cush hubs that will work. A bit spendy, but a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Thumperama
:roflI was thinking the same thing :rofl

:roflI was thinking the same thing :rofl
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,046
Posted By Thumperama
I was told that David was having a problem with...

I was told that David was having a problem with one of his knees and wasn't riding much because of it. Explains why the bike is in nearly showroom condition, but his bikes always look good.
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,046
Posted By Thumperama
No, this was David Black's bike (Ark Valley...

No, this was David Black's bike (Ark Valley Trials Association). His equipment is always in excellent shape. My brother's 2009 Raga was once David's bike too.

Most like to learn on a beater bike....
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,046
Posted By Thumperama
I mailed the check off to buy this 2012 Gas Gas...

I mailed the check off to buy this 2012 Gas Gas 250 Raga Replica

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f375/ThumperZ71/2012250RagaRightSidefulldress_zpsc8b23deb.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12,987
Views: 1,228,256
Posted By Thumperama
It's a Cheech and Chong thing. :bubba

It's a Cheech and Chong thing. :bubba
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 239,424
Posted By Thumperama
I have to agree. After having the new logo on my...

I have to agree. After having the new logo on my seat for a few weeks now, I've grown quite used to it and don't even notice it....much. No different than having any other logo on an aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,662
Views: 782,910
Posted By Thumperama
HDB doesn't offer the topclamp with the holes for...

HDB doesn't offer the topclamp with the holes for the lights as part of their regular options. It took some convincing to get them to make me one. I ordered the same set up (in black) as frostyuk. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Thumperama
The bikes were originally listed at nearly $9,000...

The bikes were originally listed at nearly $9,000 msrp, but were blown at at $6,000 to $7,000 when BMW ditched the model and wanted to liquidate existing inventories. Then they sold Husky and it's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,128
Posted By Thumperama
Pinesol treatment?

I hate showing my ignorance, but what is the Pine Sol treatment?

I have a set of XR hubs, Excel hoops and stainless Buchanan spokes with the intention of learning to lace up a set wheels myself....
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,739
Posted By Thumperama
I am still surprised that supermoto never really...

I am still surprised that supermoto never really caught on here in the states. After one test ride of a friend's supermoto, I knew I had to have one too. I had always been fascinated by the 70...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 239,424
Posted By Thumperama
Update: Bundy got back in touch with me and the...

Update: Bundy got back in touch with me and the inclusion of the large logo on my suede cover was added in error and he offered to make it right. We worked out a compromise and all are happy. ...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 239,424
Posted By Thumperama
Interesting. I've been using the Triumph factory...

Interesting. I've been using the Triumph factory gel seats on my Tiger and really like them. I would interested in seeing these when their done. If they are as comfy as the dirt bike seats, I may...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
I had the same urges regarding a Husaberg FE570...

I had the same urges regarding a Husaberg FE570 and ended up having to scratch that itch before all the good ones were gone. If you get the opportunity, they are a fine, fine motorcycle.:deal
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 172,348
Posted By Thumperama
That's what I did. I bought the wide cornering...

That's what I did. I bought the wide cornering kit so I could have the ability to change out the lenses if I wanted to.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
Since I started it, I figured I should add a post...

Since I started it, I figured I should add a post or two.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
I put a JD tuner on mine when I installed the Leo...

I put a JD tuner on mine when I installed the Leo Vince Ti exhaust, but have never changed any of the out of the box settings on the JD tuner. It ran so much better than stock, that I just slapped...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 681,957
Posted By Thumperama
This once proud thread has fallen to page...

This once proud thread has fallen to page 10....:huh
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,622
Posted By Thumperama
It would be the TE 630, no wait, the FE...

It would be the TE 630, no wait, the FE 570....but I would need the FS 570 too, wait, only one......hmmmm now you sound like my wife.

How about if you could only have 4 or 5? I like that game...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 898,532
Posted By Thumperama
+1 - Would love to have one of these in my...

+1 - Would love to have one of these in my garage! Need more details.:deal
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Thumperama
eBay is your friend. I found a Triumph top case...

eBay is your friend. I found a Triumph top case with keys in the right color for a couple hundred. Only took a few weeks before one popped up on eBay. I've seen them go for as little as $50.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Thumperama
The best looking are Touratech. Pricey, but fit...

The best looking are Touratech. Pricey, but fit and finish is excellent and they protect that big pretty tank.

All the other engine guards look like something you'd find on a farm implement.

...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,684
Posted By Thumperama
I know that bike! I was surprised Doug would even...

I know that bike! I was surprised Doug would even consider selling it. It's definitely a good one.
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,980
Posted By Thumperama
Never had a single problem with the stator or...

Never had a single problem with the stator or rectifier. Had several friends own girlies and they never had problems with the stator or rectifier. Actually never heard of any problems with the...
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