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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,707
Posted By sasrocks
Good work fellow KC guy...

Good work fellow KC guy...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,138
Posted By sasrocks
yamahas version of the Tiger 800. what is not to...

yamahas version of the Tiger 800. what is not to like?
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 19,041
Posted By sasrocks
I get 38-40 on my XC, with a Leo slip on. I hae...

I get 38-40 on my XC, with a Leo slip on. I hae no idea what people are doing to get 45 +
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,339
Posted By sasrocks
its a damn solid bike and I have owned over 3...

its a damn solid bike and I have owned over 3 dozen to date. Oil pan leak fixed under warranty - gasket sealer. other than that it works very well. it is top heavy, but the motor is fun fun fun. we...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By sasrocks
mine rakes a battery every 3 years or so. If you...

mine rakes a battery every 3 years or so. If you are riding highway mostly, +1 on the counter shaft is a good mod. your tires are fine for what you plan to do. Enjoy.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 69,870
Posted By sasrocks
The Husqvarna 900 Nuda is a bored out800cc Beemer...

The Husqvarna 900 Nuda is a bored out800cc Beemer parallel twin, motardish vs adv. it weighs 383 dry/428 fully wet, which gives one hope for an up-spec XTZ 700 that comes in under the 440lb wet mark...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 69,870
Posted By sasrocks
Siap

http://idratherberiding.com/2014/07/05/xtz-700-yamahas-new-mid-size-tenere/
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21,486
Views: 3,856,567
Posted By sasrocks
switched power wire up front?

I want to install switched power to my radar detector. I know about the white or yellow wire in the back for the tail light. I dont want to run a line all the way from back to front. what about the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,121
Posted By sasrocks
what lake is that?

what lake is that?
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,930
Posted By sasrocks
To my point about Honda styling, it looks like...

To my point about Honda styling, it looks like the NM4 is available in the USA later this summer. It is a DCT bike so you might like it. :D It sports the latest technology including a 700c scooter...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,930
Posted By sasrocks
I love it overall. Love the triple character of...

I love it overall. Love the triple character of the engine. With the Madstad, wind management is superb. I have 1" lower pegs and with the seat in high position the legroom is great. Things I would...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,806
Posted By sasrocks
needs to be the fz-09 triple.

needs to be the fz-09 triple.
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,930
Posted By sasrocks
Honda has produced the weidrest, blandest most...

Honda has produced the weidrest, blandest most boring nuetered street models for years. I dont even know who they are any more but have no desire for any of the crap they are making, save possibly...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,092
Views: 1,237,513
Posted By sasrocks
what brand of screen is this?

is this screen any good?

http://www.hicklinpowersports.com/new_galleria.asp?veh=188095&pov=3776023
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 445,709
Posted By sasrocks
Honduh does not make motorcycles any more, silly...

Honduh does not make motorcycles any more, silly folks. They are my go to for lawn mower and generators, though...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By sasrocks
thanks for confirming that a - I am out of my...

thanks for confirming that a - I am out of my mind, b- and the road is smooth.

I was in the Tunnel area twice, once successfully to the tunnel via St Elmos and Hancock on the 610, and tried...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By sasrocks
Ditto on Big D in Woodland Park. Was in there...

Ditto on Big D in Woodland Park. Was in there last year - super cool owner and shop.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By sasrocks
Pitkin to Alpine Tunnel

Can a Strom make it on this route? What about a ninja 1000 with a B rider? I've been on it on 610 but honestly can't remember how rough it was. My recollection is no problem but wanted to check
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By sasrocks
I do not doubt you my friend. I shall.

I do not doubt you my friend. I shall.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By sasrocks
I appreciate the education, but believe me when I...

I appreciate the education, but believe me when I say that I personally like the I-4 over a twin, yes for street use. I have ridden and owned a mess of both and am well aware of the differences. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By sasrocks
thanks all for the replies. yes the stock screen...

thanks all for the replies. yes the stock screen was terrible. I will take a test ride and see what madstad comes out with. no hurry to upgrade as the 800 is set up nice and I don't mind wringing...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By sasrocks
Deano. Talk to me more about the differences....

Deano. Talk to me more about the differences. ESpecially the wind screen situation on the ktm compared to the madstad tiger. I need to test ride the ktm. Thx
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By sasrocks
1190 vs 800xc

An odd comparison I know. I have an 800XC completed modded with Madstad, Jesse bags, pegs, rox risers, skid plate, crash bars Akropovic etc. I am in love with the triple for the street but the thing...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,425
Posted By sasrocks
I have a cardo scala headset in my Arai which at...

I have a cardo scala headset in my Arai which at top volume it too faint to hear music at highway speeds with my ear plug in.

Is there another brand of helmet mounted comm/hedset that is louder...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 434,084
Posted By sasrocks
Collegiate Peaks CG CO... bye bye beautiful...

Collegiate Peaks CG CO... bye bye beautiful 610...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-oIQM9bMR7BM/UuPVkrSkqBI/AAAAAAAAA6w/6aYS2uUIol4/s640/bike%2520tent.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By sasrocks
you are right it was damn good, just had to turn...

you are right it was damn good, just had to turn around instead of get where I intended to go. never seen a trail that brazen before...

@ Geolander, I didn't have time to try the switchbacks I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By sasrocks
@ Geek: your color coded map is very helpful. I...

@ Geek: your color coded map is very helpful. I came up the orange trail (Deer Creek which was no problemo either way, as stated earler). I proceeded south on the purple trail (Swan) but mistakenly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By sasrocks
Deer Creek to the "precipice"

Was riding my 610 up Deer Creek trail S of Montezuma (solo) Monday afternoon in a steady rain. Hoping to link up and cross Georgia Pass to 285. I did not have the route programmed (too little prep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By sasrocks
holy hell that was a nice vid. that trail will...

holy hell that was a nice vid. that trail will get your attention
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By sasrocks
I have used these guys 2 times to park and ride,...

I have used these guys 2 times to park and ride, with a truck and trailer, and had no issues. I think they charged $5/day. Nice people. I parked where the dog walk is shown on the map.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,613
Posted By sasrocks
It was a combination of the stair step rocks, the...

It was a combination of the stair step rocks, the steepness, lack of traction because of sand, gravel and pebbles, unknown what was around the corner and the drop off, more or less in that order.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,613
Posted By sasrocks
+2. I was w my friend on BBP a couple years ago,...

+2. I was w my friend on BBP a couple years ago, he on a fully loaded GS. He is a AMA pro road racer, 30 yrs old. BBP made him say that was the first time ever on a bike he wondered what he had...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,925
Posted By sasrocks
my choice came down to the 800XC and s10. Before...

my choice came down to the 800XC and s10. Before riding both, I wanted it to be the yamaha but the 800 triple was so much more engaging than the bland parallel twin 1200. Coming off inline 4s that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26,603
Views: 3,687,598
Posted By sasrocks
I would take it to a machine shop and have them...

I would take it to a machine shop and have them press the rivets in for you.

When put my clutch back together, the OEM rivets I initially used did not have enough material left over (after...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,252
Posted By sasrocks
Crested Butte comes to mind

Crested Butte comes to mind
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26,603
Views: 3,687,598
Posted By sasrocks
Its OK for a dirt bike, even a 310 lbs one but...

Its OK for a dirt bike, even a 310 lbs one but for a DS bike that sees 75+ I just desire more meat on the bone. The rotor is too thin and small for my liking to haul it down adequately from those...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26,603
Views: 3,687,598
Posted By sasrocks
did the search and did not find what I was...

did the search and did not find what I was looking for. I am interested in a larger front TE rotor not a SM conversion. Something between the 260mm and 320MM. Just a larger rotor and caliper...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,297
Posted By sasrocks
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 15,796
Posted By sasrocks
TE 610 on the A loop any issue for advanced rider?

TE 610 on the A loop any issue for advanced rider?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,441
Posted By sasrocks
Terrible!!!! :cry

Terrible!!!! :cry
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