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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By element6
TC on my Triumph Explorer on less-than-ideal...

TC on my Triumph Explorer on less-than-ideal surfaces uphill impedes all progress as soon as the rear wheel starts to lose grip. Cutting power is not helpful at all in that situation.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,173
Posted By element6
By my book, you effectively used "affect" and...

By my book, you effectively used "affect" and "effect" without sounding too affected. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
Which bra is bigger?

Which bra is bigger?
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Changed out both within the last week with just...

Changed out both within the last week with just over 11K miles on the clock. Front was down under 1/32" and rear was just over 2/32"

Situation forced replacement with Bridgestone BattleWings,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 4,233,458
Posted By element6
Silly question perhaps, but are you using the...

Silly question perhaps, but are you using the choke?
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 4,233,458
Posted By element6
Just curious, Is there a particular reason so...

Just curious, Is there a particular reason so many bikes here don't have chain guards?


I just noticed the other day that I don't have one, and go to looking around here to see what they look...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
They look a lot like Kenda Big-blocks, but not...

They look a lot like Kenda Big-blocks, but not quite. Also look something like IRC Battle Rally's but not quite. Metzeler Karoo T's come close as well.
I've looked at the FB pictures and can't find...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Where can I get more info on this model,...

Where can I get more info on this model, particularly the tires?

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
And how do you get your toe under the shifter?

And how do you get your toe under the shifter?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 4,233,458
Posted By element6
Noob plea for help

Dove into the DR-Z (-ish) world this weekend (bought an '03 KLX400) and have been scouring this thread and TT looking for instructions for the instrument cluster. Not sure what all the buttons are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,698
Posted By element6
Anyone tried to add Pinlock to a visor that...

Anyone tried to add Pinlock to a visor that wasn't made for it? Not available for my Scorpion EXO900 as far as I know.

TIA,
Dave
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
I was on I-40, but westbound, out by Asheville,...

I was on I-40, but westbound, out by Asheville, and a week earlier, so it probably wasn't me. That cold- and wet-weather riding is not for the faint-of-heart. I've drunk the kool-aid on heated gear -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 284,302
Posted By element6
Were you at Deal's Gap last Sunday(10/21) by any...

Were you at Deal's Gap last Sunday(10/21) by any chance?

Saw someone I thought looked like you.




In an effort to comply:
<a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
Is the radiator as close to the front tire as it...

Is the radiator as close to the front tire as it appears? Not a lot of room for suspension travel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 72,128
Posted By element6
Was just thinking tonight that I need go sandwich...

Was just thinking tonight that I need go sandwich in a rubber donut between the bottom of the engine and the bash plate before the next oil change on my triumph tiger 1200 to keep the bash plate...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By element6
Good call on Biketoberfest, Trubrit. I'm taking...

Good call on Biketoberfest, Trubrit.
I'm taking the train north only, and the snowbirds should all be headed the other way. But BIketoberfest ends the day before I was planning to head north. May...
Forum: Americas 08-18-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By element6
It's an overnight trip of ~900 miles, Riding it...

It's an overnight trip of ~900 miles, Riding it I'd take 2 or maybe 3 days, sticking to state highways and byways.
If I took my time, I'd hit 2 nights of motels or camping, have food expense for the...
Forum: Americas 08-18-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By element6
Auto-train

Got to thinking this might be a good option for a trip to see my dad in Daytona in October. Ride from western NY via BRP and Atlanta (where my sister lives), spend a few days with him and at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
My 17 yo daughter told me my bike is to big for...

My 17 yo daughter told me my bike is to big for her to ride pillion because she can't reach the ground if she needs to keep us from falling. Now I know where she got the idea.

Dave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
The other kind of inmate?

The other kind of inmate?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
I think I'd have remembered them looking like that

I think I'd have remembered them looking like that
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Not that it's gospel or will make any difference...

Not that it's gospel or will make any difference to anyone if something breaks, but when I asked, the dealer said it should be fine to step on the footpeg with the sidestand down.
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Did mine a few weeks ago, Luke, but honestly...

Did mine a few weeks ago, Luke, but honestly don't remember what the light did. Either it didn't come on, or it wasn't on long enough to make me nervous.
Do you have the alloy belly pan? How did you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
Doesn't a low-side mean that the tires lost...

Doesn't a low-side mean that the tires lost traction and the bike precedes the rider in the direction of travel, where in a high-side the sliding bike essentially trips over the tires, tossing the...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Hi Recon'd. Can't speak to pillion question, as...

Hi Recon'd.
Can't speak to pillion question, as my other half hates leaning off-vertical and begged to be taken home before we got out of our neighborhood. At a tad under 5'8", though, I can speak...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
:clap 'bout time, no? Have fun!

:clap
'bout time, no?
Have fun!
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
I'm a tad under 5'8" and the bag blocks my view...

I'm a tad under 5'8" and the bag blocks my view of the ignition key. No interference with the instruments at all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
Maybe he could borrow the other guy's cape?? ...

Maybe he could borrow the other guy's cape??



http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7065/6993845296_9988d3d837_c.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Do we need to get a few of these "imaginary"...

Do we need to get a few of these "imaginary" bikes together and pay a visit to your local rep and the dealer??
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
cold feet, wet feet

Hi, all.
Haven't seen anyone mention this elsewhere. Roads were wet this morning from last night's rain with a little bit of rain falling. My ride to work is about nine miles, almost all 40mph and...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Bummer, Luke. Got a date set yet? I didn't...

Bummer, Luke. Got a date set yet?

I didn't care for the waiting, either.
Definitely worth it though - fabulous ride.

Dave
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
My dealer told me pretty much the same thing, and...

My dealer told me pretty much the same thing, and said in the same breath that it's very easy to remove. First fill-up this morning produced no real issues from the insert: I just rested the end of...
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
I heard this same information from the dealer at...

I heard this same information from the dealer at one point, but the bike was delivered to them yesterday with all the launch items already installed. Only waiting on the tank bag (next week) and...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Canandaigua Motorsports. They've got my Launch...

Canandaigua Motorsports. They've got my Launch Model and are supposed to have or be getting a standard model as well. Last I heard it wasn't spoken for.
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Got the call tonight. Mine's at the dealer, ready...

Got the call tonight. Mine's at the dealer, ready in a couple of days. They want to hold onto it to display it at their open house on Saturday. I was in the middle of something and couldn't talk....
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Thanks for the info and recommendation, Luke. If...

Thanks for the info and recommendation, Luke. If I didn't already have a commitment from the local dealer, I'd be looking seriously at them. 5 hours is a long drive for service, though.....
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 933,951
Posted By element6
Would you mind sharing where you saw and rode...

Would you mind sharing where you saw and rode one, Luke?

Thanks,
Dave
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By element6
Thanks, all. Not sure where I got the notion,...

Thanks, all.
Not sure where I got the notion, but I was thinking that break-in was longer than 500 miles. With any luck at all, I'll have time to get that in and get the service done before the big...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By element6
Question Break-in advice?

I have a neighbor who doesn't believe in banks, keeps all his money in boxes in the bedroom closet.......wait, wrong forum :)

Two related facts:
1) I have my name on a Tiger Explorer that the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 34,336
Views: 8,434,509
Posted By element6
Laugh Thanks for that laugh. Once you get past the...

Thanks for that laugh. Once you get past the language (not an easy leap), his story is funny and his delivery is wonderful.
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