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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 125,669
Posted By browneye
Forgot you were on the 640. IMO they are best...

Forgot you were on the 640. IMO they are best suited for the under 500 size bikes. You'd likely shred the tire with the big bike. Although, a few of the 630 riders put them on, I just thought they...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31,205
Views: 2,912,313
Posted By browneye
That's not a nice thing to say!! :D Last...

That's not a nice thing to say!! :D

Last desert cleanup I was involved with was 12 tons I think, Stoddard Valley. That was awhile ago though, I have to admit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31,205
Views: 2,912,313
Posted By browneye
There's no riding up there anyway. Maybe that...

There's no riding up there anyway. Maybe that will clean up the trash. I've been told not to camp up hwy 39 for gangs and hoodlums partying it up and just being trouble. There's 20 tons of trash...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
Good tire combo. I'd like to get one of those...

Good tire combo. I'd like to get one of those e07's but that yellow stripe really sucks. Is that molded in or??

How many tires did you have shipped from M1Canada? Still about $55 to ship?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 125,669
Posted By browneye
^^ This. Get the Pirelli MT43 though, the rest...

^^ This.
Get the Pirelli MT43 though, the rest don't work nearly as well. It's also DOT legal and perfect for the smaller bikes.
Two rim locks are recommended so you can run them at 6-8lbs on...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
:y0! Paris Hilton size. :rofl

:y0! Paris Hilton size. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
The KLR is butt-slow, DR too small for two - 690...

The KLR is butt-slow, DR too small for two - 690 is a pumped up version of the DR or WR.

Based on the bikes in your sig, then F800. Or one more step up to a 800XC. Just don't test ride one unless...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
Harley's too. :deal :rofl

Harley's too. :deal


:rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 41,899
Posted By browneye
Nice. The majority of my shots are like...

Nice.

The majority of my shots are like products or how-to's, with a few travel shots thrown in. Very little post-processing ever, can't be bothered.

...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
We were just trolling for WRR owners...:lol3 ...

We were just trolling for WRR owners...:lol3

Heeeeeeerrrreeee they come!!!!
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 41,899
Posted By browneye
Yeah, I know it's not a RX100, but it'll do what...

Yeah, I know it's not a RX100, but it'll do what I need it to do without breaking the bank. :deal
I have my other 'shooting' habit to support as well. :wink: The big gun show is tomorrow, SSE ends...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 29,769
Posted By browneye
This thread is depressing and encouraging all at...

This thread is depressing and encouraging all at the same time. :cry
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 41,899
Posted By browneye
Premium P&S For Me

Well, I went the other way, cheap bastard that I am.

I bought a middle-line WX9 about 3 years ago and have been VERY happy with it. But riding along with me on the bike has exposed it to all...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
Congrats! BTW, how do you know it's a...

Congrats!

BTW, how do you know it's a 'girl'? :rofl

I guess a manly man wouldn't ride a boy, eh? :dunno



:hide
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
I dunno, I had a KLE650 (versys) for three years...

I dunno, I had a KLE650 (versys) for three years and grew very tired of the vibey motor and harsh suspension. Plus it was a bit small 2-up. Shifting is pretty clunky too, even worse than a GS. IMO...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 582,779
Posted By browneye
Does that mean you're a poser? :dunno ...

Does that mean you're a poser? :dunno




Nice pics...:D
Northern Ontario, eh?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8,901
Views: 597,809
Posted By browneye
Another article on it from CYCLE WORLD Magazine:...

Another article on it from CYCLE WORLD Magazine: http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/03/12/2014-ktm-450-rally-replica-first-look-review-photos/

Sounds like it's not coming to the good ol' USofA. :cry...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 529,199
Posted By browneye
Uhmmm...I don't think OP has been back to this...

Uhmmm...I don't think OP has been back to this thread in months or even years. From the looks of his history it seems he's on a KTM1190 now. :dunno
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,762
Posted By browneye
Mine seems to use about a half a quart in 3-4K...

Mine seems to use about a half a quart in 3-4K miles. I don't keep that close of track of it, just that it sits in the site window between the marks. About half way through my oci, maybe a couple of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 197,194
Posted By browneye
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/DSC02720.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/cjdirtbiker/media/DSC02720.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
Even better with some decent tires. And I love...

Even better with some decent tires. And I love mine. But try to keep up with a 350/500EXC on a trail you'll see what I mean. OTOH I don't call those 'adventure bikes' - they are plated racing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 29,769
Posted By browneye
Sorry to hear that Doug. Pretty tough to just go...

Sorry to hear that Doug. Pretty tough to just go ride when you're not up to it.

I always chuckle at these young guys on the forums talking about weight of bikes and how 'you should just spend a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By browneye
Cajon Pass Weekend Lane Closures

Saw this elsewhere...

Be advised that Cajon Pass, for 4 out of the next 5 weekends, will have northbound lanes closed. 10pm Friday thru 3pm Mon. Motorists are being advised of ". . ....
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
Think I'll start a new Tiger thread...

Wow, all the nooby tiger owners starting new threads. :huh

So I'm browsing BEASTS and what's this? "I just got a new tiger", and a plethora of others. I guess they're new on ADV as well. Instead...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 28,493
Posted By browneye
Where is this? Nice scenery, BTW. ...

Where is this?
Nice scenery, BTW.


http://i39.servimg.com/u/f39/14/11/62/01/511.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
^^This +1000 VERY well said. :clap

^^This +1000
VERY well said. :clap
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,762
Posted By browneye
Miles doesn't hurt batts, age and being left...

Miles doesn't hurt batts, age and being left discharged does.

They should go 5 years if kept charged and something else doesn't happen to them like vibration induced cell failure.

I'm a big...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 494,035
Posted By browneye
I hear ya about flying. Just let her off and walk...

I hear ya about flying. Just let her off and walk the technical stuff. :wink:

I've seen the front stem bend down from spinning but we always pulled them out and fixed them before they broke....
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 582,779
Posted By browneye
This I likey...I'd be packin' a floattube and a...

This I likey...I'd be packin' a floattube and a flyrod.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 582,779
Posted By browneye
Come over here: ...

Come over here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=638605
or here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=318376
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 494,035
Posted By browneye
Perhaps they're onto something. :lol3 ...

Perhaps they're onto something. :lol3

Seriously, those are dirtbike tire pressures and you'll either spin the tire and pull the stem without rimlocks, or get a pinch flat. But I hear ya about...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
When you say 'newer generation' I have to assume...

When you say 'newer generation' I have to assume you're comparing to the 1050-1100 Tiger, right? I haven't ridden one of those but my understanding is they have more power and with the 17" front are...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By browneye
CJ Designs showcased their cargo rack with a...

CJ Designs showcased their cargo rack with a winch. Maybe they can assist?
I have their rack piece on my Tiger and it's a great unit. Never paid much attention to the winch stuff but it's there. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,513
Posted By browneye
Plus 1 on RAM1000 and PCFLY. Maybe there's...

Plus 1 on RAM1000 and PCFLY.

Maybe there's something on the chart that you hadn't thought of.

I almost bought a Tiger 800 rodie...thank god I chose the XC. It's been a great bike. I bought it...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
I put new ebc pads on the rear and they squeak. I...

I put new ebc pads on the rear and they squeak. I think they get dust in them and then glazed over and squeaky. I've always had good luck just roughing up the pads by sanding with 150 grit and then...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 494,035
Posted By browneye
You'll likely need a little bigger one. :wink:

You'll likely need a little bigger one. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 494,035
Posted By browneye
A $35 sherpa-bag does the same thing. Just tie it...

A $35 sherpa-bag does the same thing. Just tie it on the passenger seat and you're set. My riding buddy takes his pomeranian on his 990, they've done thousands of miles. The dog loves it.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21,045
Views: 3,693,100
Posted By browneye
Nice. Welcome to the asylum. :freaky ...

Nice. Welcome to the asylum. :freaky


What's your locale?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31,205
Views: 2,912,313
Posted By browneye
Tickets bought. You DO need the promocode...good...

Tickets bought. You DO need the promocode...good today only now. If you're a registered attendee you should have gotten an email on it.
Show hours have changed, opens and closes an hour earlier.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,300
Posted By browneye
Congrats! You're gonna love it. :clap:clap

Congrats! You're gonna love it. :clap:clap
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