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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-20-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,438
Posted By tootal
As we love the humor from Ski fast, he also rides...

As we love the humor from Ski fast, he also rides a Buell Ulysses. I don't know what kind of money you're wanting to spend but a used late model Uly would fit in your parameter pretty good. I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 260
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Views: 26,054
Posted By tootal
I was up there in October for Buelltoberfest. We...

I was up there in October for Buelltoberfest. We ended up camping at Skeenah Creek this year and the folks there were great! We all rode past TWO and it always brings up great memories which were...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,289
Posted By tootal
As long as it's dry I should be there. Still have...

As long as it's dry I should be there. Still have the street tires on the Uly but they don't do bad in the dirt, as long as it isn't mud!:eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,806
Posted By tootal
Rode from St. Louis to Colorado and back on back...

Rode from St. Louis to Colorado and back on back roads. Two week tour through long boring straights to twisty mountain back roads to old dirt roads to jeep trails to mountain tops. Totally amazing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By tootal
Well I have an 06 and have done lots of things to...

Well I have an 06 and have done lots of things to it. Some things were needed and some just wanted. It's geared tall for city or off road riding so I changed some things. I love it and have traveled...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,977
Posted By tootal
Barnyard, if I were going to run nothing but jeep...

Barnyard, if I were going to run nothing but jeep trails then I would totally concur with you advise on a KTM. The thing is I rode from St. Louis to Colorado on back roads, nailed the twistiest roads...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-28-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,480
Posted By tootal
Skifastbadly, I too am sorry to hear of even more...

Skifastbadly, I too am sorry to hear of even more problems. If I were in your shoes and the bottom end is still good and you find the oiling issue I would probably buy some Wiseco .010" over pistons...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,977
Posted By tootal
My question would be, have you ridden one yet? If...

My question would be, have you ridden one yet? If you have a motocross background then you really need to ride a Uly. I rode observed trials on an enduro bike back in the 70's. When I stand up on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,309
Posted By tootal
Well my 06 had some teething problems but all...

Well my 06 had some teething problems but all repairs have stayed that way. I installed the 08 triple trees to increase turning, the XB9 primary, 2010 rear wheel, 07 fork springs and have on order...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,151
Posted By tootal
You can retrofit the 2008 triple trees to the...

You can retrofit the 2008 triple trees to the early bikes no problem. XB9 primary swap and go have fun. Yes to Comfort Kit, works well. Buy a new belt and put it on now at home. Carry the old belt as...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,014
Posted By tootal
I'm 6'4" with a 37" inseam. I've ridden my Buell...

I'm 6'4" with a 37" inseam. I've ridden my Buell Ulysses up some pretty nasty jeep trails and standing felt great. That was stock but since then I have added precision engineering 1" lower pegs which...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By tootal
Glad I did it and it made a little difference,...

Glad I did it and it made a little difference, not huge, but the engine did seem to run a little smoother at low rpm's. Air box is dry and throttle body is clean. Ran the line next to the fuel...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,409
Posted By tootal
I can't imagine it was handling very well with...

I can't imagine it was handling very well with low tire pressures. 36 and 38 is correct and what I use. Just a couple of pounds can make a difference in handling on these bikes. My front was down to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By tootal
The one thing that Buell did well was to allow...

The one thing that Buell did well was to allow the older bikes to upgrade to the new improved parts. My 06 now has the 07 air box and fork springs. The 08 triple trees for more steering angle and I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By tootal
There are no stupid questions, although you do...

There are no stupid questions, although you do get some stupid answers sometimes!!

Do what Hughlysses said and go ride the bike. When you get it hot come back and leave it running and check your...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,409
Posted By tootal
One thing that has been discussed on Badweb is...

One thing that has been discussed on Badweb is the use of AMSOIL 60wt. engine oil in the primary. It's not gear oil so no stator issues yet it's making for easier shifting than running the 20/50 in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-05-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,103
Posted By tootal
I think you win! In high school I had a 38"...

I think you win! In high school I had a 38" inseam. At 52 I've lost most of the cartlage in my knees so I'm down to a 37" now!! I feel for you brother, I remember my poor mom trying to find me jeans....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-26-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,059
Posted By tootal
If you have any running issues like surging or...

If you have any running issues like surging or more like a jerking at slower speeds you can play with ecmspy like I've been doing or you can go to erikbuellracing and get a proper ecm that will...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-19-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By tootal
Lars, That's where the oil return from the...

Lars,
That's where the oil return from the rocker box goes through. There is an o-ring there that's obviously gotten hard and has started to weep. Not any real pressure there so no worries of a blow...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,103
Posted By tootal
6' 4" w/ 37" inseam. 06 Buell Ulysses w/2010...

6' 4" w/ 37" inseam.
06 Buell Ulysses w/2010 tall seat
and precision engineering 2" drop pegs.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,518
Posted By tootal
Buy the bike and put 10,000 miles on her and then...

Buy the bike and put 10,000 miles on her and then buy a new belt and put it on and save your old stretched belt for emergencies. A stretched belt is so much easier to install on the side of the road...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,297
Posted By tootal
Of all the improvements the 2010 has, you can set...

Of all the improvements the 2010 has, you can set up a 2006 pretty close. I have put the 07 fork springs, 08 front fork triple trees, 2010 Comfort kit and rear wheel. I can use ECMSPY to fix the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,643
Posted By tootal
Ok, me too. On the edge, top of Pike's Peak. ...

Ok, me too. On the edge, top of Pike's Peak.

221473
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By tootal
Snr Moment is right, at high altitudes and tight...

Snr Moment is right, at high altitudes and tight uphill switchbacks it's geared too tall. Many, including myself, have installed the XB9 primary sprocket and chain that reduces your gearing 11...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,643
Posted By tootal
On the way to Engineer Pass: 221427

On the way to Engineer Pass:

221427
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,643
Posted By tootal
Looking down Pike's Peak: 221426

Looking down Pike's Peak:

221426
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,895
Posted By tootal
I changed the spark plugs in my 06 Uly in 15...

I changed the spark plugs in my 06 Uly in 15 minutes. It looks hard but it was quite easy with a swivel and extension and a piece of 3/8" fuel hose. The hardest part of the job was getting the plug...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-16-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,895
Posted By tootal
I'm really getting tired of hearing about Buell's...

I'm really getting tired of hearing about Buell's crap engines and that the Uly is a lousy dual sport and how HD is the devil. Here are some facts; If it weren't for HD, Buell would have been gone a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,895
Posted By tootal
Thumb That is a great idea! We can only hope. Victory's...

That is a great idea! We can only hope. Victory's are very well built bikes, I just wish they went with a little more funtion and not so much form. They could learn a lot from Erik!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,895
Posted By tootal
Wow, I'm just sick. No, I'm pissed! This whole...

Wow, I'm just sick. No, I'm pissed! This whole economic down turn is the fault of our Congress forcing banks to make bad loans because they believe everybody should own a home whether they can afford...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By tootal
Wow, a Uly in the Alps, sounds a little like...

Wow, a Uly in the Alps, sounds a little like heaven!!:D
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,583
Posted By tootal
Well done! Now lets see the video going down to...

Well done! Now lets see the video going down to Quray!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-13-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,871
Posted By tootal
Just changed my bearings, along with new tires,...

Just changed my bearings, along with new tires, at 17,000 miles. The old bearings were fine, I just wanted to be preventative about it. I changed the belt too but there was nothing wrong with it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,583
Posted By tootal
That's right, the Uly will make it!! 215571

That's right, the Uly will make it!!

215571
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By tootal
What I noticed on my 06 is that both frame rails...

What I noticed on my 06 is that both frame rails get warm. On a cool ride to work I was hugging them with my legs, felt good! There is heat coming out of both sides now, depending on speed there...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,583
Posted By tootal
I went from Ouray to Lake City and then did...

I went from Ouray to Lake City and then did Silverton to Lake City. Silverton route was much easier but if your heading to Moab then your taking the tough way. I went over Engineer Pass but the hard...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,620
Posted By tootal
Almost everything can be updated on the 06. The...

Almost everything can be updated on the 06. The triple trees, comfort kit, rear wheel, muffler actuator, 77 connector, clutch cable holder, etc. Only the download for the comfort kit cannot be had on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By tootal
That's taking it off. I loosen the pin and then...

That's taking it off. I loosen the pin and then remove the two mounting bolts. You can pull it off the rotor and change pads. Pretty simple really.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,261
Posted By tootal
Wade, if your changing your intake seals try...

Wade, if your changing your intake seals try using the blue silicone Genuine James seals. Much better design than stock. You can get them here:
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-24-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,261
Posted By tootal
As mentioned, I have done that and it works...

As mentioned, I have done that and it works great. Another thing I did was swap out the primary drive with one from the XB9 which will drop your gearing 11 percent. The XB12's gearing is too tall if...
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