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Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By spagthorpe
The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. ...

The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. Not sure how to fix it. Units like the AdventureTech brake light, mimics the stock bulb and doesn't cause a warning light.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-10-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 89,939
Posted By spagthorpe
Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I...

Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I won't be able to attend the rally. Please let me know if there is anything I need to do with regards to the refund. Sorry about that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By spagthorpe
Figure even at the normal height, it should have...

Figure even at the normal height, it should have at least 4" of sag in the suspension when you sit on it, going with the 1/3 rule. If you were to drop it another couple, and especially with a lower...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 42,466
Posted By spagthorpe
Might depend on year. They change the computers...

Might depend on year. They change the computers sometimes, and lights and buttons are different.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,755
Posted By spagthorpe
Pilot Roads

Pilot Roads
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By spagthorpe
Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep,...

Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep, but haven't drunk the Koolaid yet.
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By spagthorpe
I should check the vendor forum more often. That...

I should check the vendor forum more often. That was a good deal.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,983
Posted By spagthorpe
Or by the parts off someone else. I see people...

Or by the parts off someone else. I see people selling off their conversion kits all the time on SMJ for a fraction of what it would cost new.

You could always just get the EXC, and throw some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By spagthorpe
I've got one of these on mine:...

I've got one of these on mine: http://adventuretech.ca/index.php?p=led-brakelights

I think it's pretty damn bright, and the flashing (adjustable) before it goes steady is very eye catching. I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,325
Posted By spagthorpe
I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained...

I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained ankle for a couple of weeks now, and just when it seems like it's better, it flairs again. It's just hard to bank on being able to ride that...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 180,104
Posted By spagthorpe
Sam Sunderland takes his Rally bike to the MX Track

Awesome on so many levels...

http://vimeo.com/114954139
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,109
Posted By spagthorpe
It's feast or famine when you decide to look for...

It's feast or famine when you decide to look for a particular bike, but I've seen plenty of Husky 610s in the $3000 range. Basically the same weight as the DRZ, a 6th gear, way more motor, relaxed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11,709
Views: 1,419,928
Posted By spagthorpe
I know for all large map copies, I typically pull...

I know for all large map copies, I typically pull the card, and use a little USB card reader I have. The West 24K is more like 3.5GB, and I've copied it and others just fine like this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,159
Views: 1,707,047
Posted By spagthorpe
That area looks like a blast to ride. When are...

That area looks like a blast to ride. When are you hosting an adv event? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,106
Posted By spagthorpe
Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea...

Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea what it was, but looked like it would be fun to play on. Didn't appear to be sold.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By spagthorpe
Might have an issue with the stock handguards if...

Might have an issue with the stock handguards if you have those. The ends of the stock bars are machined, so chopping those off means you'll have to get creative.

Splitting on the highway isn't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 272,898
Posted By spagthorpe
Delorme inReach SE 2-Way Satellite Communicator

The GPS Store has these for $249 right now, which is $50 off, plus you get a $50 rebate from Delorme, so $100 off on what is a normally a $299 unit is pretty slick.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,815
Posted By spagthorpe
I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for...

I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for a while, a year or two ago. Where did you end up buying it?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,911
Posted By spagthorpe
Yeah, standard rule for a San Diego rain...

Yeah, standard rule for a San Diego rain prediction is to move the decimal point one place to the left. Then you're probably close.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,960
Posted By spagthorpe
I agree. Sell me the Ohlins. Seems hard...

I agree. Sell me the Ohlins.


Seems hard to get good data on what they are worth. There aren't many, and you only see a couple per year ever go up for sale. You can't really look at other...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,733
Posted By spagthorpe
Seems like a good price if everything works. If...

Seems like a good price if everything works. If anything doesn't, then go lower and get it fixed if you like the bike. If there is a servo brake issue, Module Master can rebuild the servo ABS for a...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By spagthorpe
I can't make any changes to the house, so it's...

I can't make any changes to the house, so it's just a free standing structure. It's actually butted up against the house on one side.

I attached some diagonal cut 2x4s, about 3' long to several...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8,159
Views: 1,707,047
Posted By spagthorpe
Definitely looks like a very minimal type of...

Definitely looks like a very minimal type of skidplate if that really is a TMD. Here is a picture of the full coverage one for the 500s. It won't win any beauty awards, but it looks pretty sturdy....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 14,193
Posted By spagthorpe
I know I could stick to my perfect record of...

I know I could stick to my perfect record of missing each of these, but what the hell, I'm in.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,159
Views: 1,707,047
Posted By spagthorpe
Plastic and aluminum skidplates and orange...

Plastic and aluminum skidplates and orange frames...

Just wondering how many people have gone with plastic skidplates, and which one. SoCal is certainly nothing like CO as far as rocky...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By spagthorpe
How best to brace this

I started building something to park the bikes under, and admittedly, it was sort of rushed and I didn't think some things out. It ultimately sort of went off plan for a couple of reasons, and here...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 89,939
Posted By spagthorpe
In for the wait list: james + spagthorpe +...

In for the wait list:

james + spagthorpe + TR2 + D2 + thumper
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,576
Posted By spagthorpe
If anyone saves tracks from the ride, please post...

If anyone saves tracks from the ride, please post them up after.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 23,614
Posted By spagthorpe
Awesome pictures. So what kind of tires were...

Awesome pictures.

So what kind of tires were you guys running for this? Obviously some of you did not only the ride, but also took a combination of dirt and slab back to LA.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 266,541
Posted By spagthorpe
For the first 20 minutes at least.

For the first 20 minutes at least.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 502,164
Posted By spagthorpe
They do. Until a few tire changes, scratches...

They do. Until a few tire changes, scratches from rocks, etc. They usually don't look that great after a some time on them.

I think with the new color schemes, orange frames, the bikes look...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 30,501
Posted By spagthorpe
<=250cc and >250 I don't see a lot of...

<=250cc and >250

I don't see a lot of crossover there. Someone looking for a Yamaha WR250 probably isn't looking for a 500EXC. Someone might be on the fence with the 350 and 500.

If needed,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,135
Posted By spagthorpe
What about the trails between Lake Arrowhead and...

What about the trails between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,709
Views: 1,419,928
Posted By spagthorpe
I picked up one at REI a few days ago for $449. ...

I picked up one at REI a few days ago for $449. I've never seen a better price.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-24-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11,709
Views: 1,419,928
Posted By spagthorpe
What exactly is special about the ScreenPatronus...

What exactly is special about the ScreenPatronus protector over any one of a hundred seemingly identical screen protector films available. I think on my last GPS, I just cut down one from an iPhone,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By spagthorpe
What I've done in the past, was use the headlight...

What I've done in the past, was use the headlight to trigger a relay for external devices. That way, you can just use all the power from the battery you want, and not worry about pulling too much...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By spagthorpe
Ortega is definitely one of those roads that is...

Ortega is definitely one of those roads that is nicer to ride in the middle of the day than on weekends. I say middle, because a ton of people commute using it. On weekends, it's a combination of...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,540
Posted By spagthorpe
Just starting to hit winter. If you can wait a...

Just starting to hit winter. If you can wait a little while, you could get a few thousand off the bike. You might have to travel a little to get it, but it can be worthwhile. When I was buying my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 266,541
Posted By spagthorpe
Nice. Saving the name, just in case.

Nice. Saving the name, just in case.
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 28,690
Posted By spagthorpe
The XR appeals to me the same way the Multistrada...

The XR appeals to me the same way the Multistrada does. Looks like it would be a fun ride, but the ergos, easy maintenance, and, well, the complete package are what keep me on my 1150. My bike is...
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