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Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
+1! On Tom's racks. It took me literally 15...

+1! On Tom's racks.
It took me literally 15 minutes to install and I didn't even take off the sear or rear fender. Just lock tight on everything and it all matched up perfectly.
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8,897
Views: 1,417,094
Posted By mountainJ
I get the comparison b/t the Griso and R9T and I...

I get the comparison b/t the Griso and R9T and I do like the looks of the Griso. I guess what I'm really after is a modern classic styled bike. And the V7 line does it for me. I'm a big fan of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 01:42 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
I was very intrigued as well... then I test road...

I was very intrigued as well... then I test road one. I could give my full opinion but I'll just say overall my feeling walking away was "meh". Especially for north of $15k. I was almost sad... until...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
I agree that the biggest issue with both the...

I agree that the biggest issue with both the stock and SC seat is the forward angle. More so than the width. I wouldn't mind a bit wider but flatter is what I want. I went with the carbon vinyl on my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 01:43 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
Not really thinking a tube but more of a flat box...

Not really thinking a tube but more of a flat box of some sort. But thanks for the feed back as these are the same as the WM racks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
That does look nice. I have gone with the Seat...

That does look nice. I have gone with the Seat Concepts and though it is worlds better than the stocker it is still a vaild torture device for anything over an hours ride. I'm fine with the SC as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
Eh? Do these make my rear look BIG??

There's been a lot of talk about racks recently and thought I'd share my recent additions. I went with the Moto-Racks (moto-racks.com) with welded on Givi mounting tabs that Tom offers. I looked at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 03:51 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
Never seen one but I imagine it has some type of...

Never seen one but I imagine it has some type of pulley or gear system inside. Does it work? The clutch pull on these is already pretty light??:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
Yeah, after 4 1/2 weeks and no word I emailed...

Yeah, after 4 1/2 weeks and no word I emailed them on Friday and was told he's scheduled to "start" mine next Wed. Should ship Thursday:huh. They made it sound like everyone with a WR got wind of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 219,325
Posted By mountainJ
Congrats

I can't speak from the Grandpa perspective as I have a 3 and 1 year old of my own but I'll tell you my dad became a different man the first time he saw my older boy and again last year when my second...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 01:23 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
Shit, I probably just added another 10,000 to the...

Shit, I probably just added another 10,000 to the already over crowded population of the Colorado front range with that comment.

But seriously, it can and does get cold, and snowy. Most storms...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 12:01 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
Seafoam and aluminum

Again not trying to start a debate here about what product is better...
I remember some conversations back a while on a different form here(airheads) and I've also heard it from a car mechanic that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By mountainJ
I don't think the future Mrs. DWK2 would...

I don't think the future Mrs. DWK2 would appreciate being put our in the garage or barn.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
There are others on here that know more but I...

There are others on here that know more but I have a few ideas.
What oil are you running? Can make a difference in shifting. Not wanting to strart an oil thread but... I just changed the oil in mine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 05:13 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
JC, aren't you glad now that I was too broke to...

JC, aren't you glad now that I was too broke to buy your wheels during your "moment". The set up looks great! I would still like to do this at some point but for now the 17s with 244s are meeting my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 07:01 PM
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Views: 317,515
Posted By mountainJ
Hey Wings, check your PMs.

Hey Wings, check your PMs.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 09:13 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
My Moto Racks should be here in a week or 2. They...

My Moto Racks should be here in a week or 2. They quoted four weeks to ship and that was on 10/1. Pretty excited! I got mine with the Givi tabs added on and plan to run the E21's. It will be nice to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 09:48 AM
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Views: 804
Posted By mountainJ
Check you PMs

Pm sent.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
Stumbled across this thread and saved it for...

Stumbled across this thread and saved it for future reference. Not a full index but helpful.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538181

Another beautiful Colorado fall day today. This...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 116,471
Posted By mountainJ
Givi E21 cases

Anyone have a set they would part with? Let me know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 07:45 PM
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Views: 317,515
Posted By mountainJ
PM sent

Wings, just sent you a PM. I think it's going to be too small.
Thanks though, someone will snatch this up.
Heal quickly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 02:30 PM
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Views: 317,515
Posted By mountainJ
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By mountainJ
I used this guy a couple years ago on my R65. It...

I used this guy a couple years ago on my R65. It turned out real nice and I thought he was very reasonably priced. Only complaint was his chain smoking was hard to be around. Not one of those shops...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
Yes, I'm still using the stock cover and it does...

Yes, I'm still using the stock cover and it does quiet things down. I think all's well but there is definately more noise down there than before. I am the third owner of my bike as well and the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 07:46 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
Yeah, made one more adjustment then rode to work...

Yeah, made one more adjustment then rode to work tonight with helmet and ear plugs in and it wasn't nearly as bad. When test riding I was helmetless around the block just so I could here things...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 04:35 PM
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Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Question Another question

I got my new Primary Drive chain and 47t sprocket all mounted up. I did cut two links off the 112 to go to 110 as I was at the end of my adjustment the other way. Now I'm good.

Except, when test...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46,321
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Posted By mountainJ
That's the one. Thank you Jimmr! Great thread,...

That's the one. Thank you Jimmr!
Great thread, I just wish it was indexed like some of the others to make finding certain topics easier.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Question

A couple days ago I completed my 13/47 and new chain swap. A great improvement:evil. I last checked my chain slider a month and a half ago and then just now found that the forward cross brace, NOT...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 317,515
Posted By mountainJ
No takers... Recycling is picked up on Tues....

No takers... Recycling is picked up on Tues. morning and unless someone wants them over the weekend, thats where they'll go.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
UPS just delivered my 47t rear and gold 112...

UPS just delivered my 47t rear and gold 112 chain. Will install tonight or tomorrow.:evil Purchased those and other items from Rocky Moutain on Friday afternoon and it was delivered by noon today....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-30-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 317,515
Posted By mountainJ
Magazines

Cleaning out my office and it's time to let them go.
Last four years, maybe more, of Cycle World, Motorcyclist, American Motorcyclist, and a few Travel (Cycle World Adv mag). Keeping my MOA ON...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By mountainJ
Thanks for all the input. I have some good ideas...

Thanks for all the input. I have some good ideas now and after watching some youtube videos pretty confident.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46,321
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Posted By mountainJ
Duct tape and safety wire...:evil Obviously...

Duct tape and safety wire...:evil
Obviously it wouldn't work. More a figure of speech. I know it sounded noobile and though I've been riding for years this is the first bike I've wanted or needed...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Thumb Thanks everyone. Just ordered the Steel 47t and...

Thanks everyone. Just ordered the Steel 47t and Gold 520 XRing in 112. Figured I can always cut a link or two off if needed. Also picked up some other goodies for maintenance. Looks like I'll be busy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 12:05 PM
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Posted By mountainJ
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:35 AM
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Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Thanks Kyle. Was that the steel or aluminum. I'm...

Thanks Kyle. Was that the steel or aluminum. I'm leaning towards steel.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Question To Krabil, or others. I want to order a new...

To Krabil, or others.
I want to order a new sprocket and chain today. Question: Do you need to order different bolts with the PD 47 tooth sprocket or will the stock ones work. I thought I read...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
Already have the Seat Concepts. And a happy bum!

Already have the Seat Concepts. And a happy bum!
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
70mpg is good. I think it helps being at altitude...

70mpg is good. I think it helps being at altitude too. I average around 60(corrected) when commuting and a bit more on the road. I do have all the usual mods including pipe and programer. All came on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46,321
Views: 9,288,683
Posted By mountainJ
No, he used 0.089 gallons. Which means he was...

No, he used 0.089 gallons. Which means he was getting 52.8 mpg. Still not the highest I've seen but not horrible.
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