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Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Phone GPS

You only need cell/data signal if you want to use apps like Waze that require constant traffic updates and download maps as you go.

But if you use an app like Orux Maps and download maps to your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
No worries about being a dick, we're all members...

No worries about being a dick, we're all members here. ;-)

As for the mud, the original long tail would help but only so much: I've gone mud bogging with the long tail and still got showered in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Went from this: <img...

Went from this:

<img src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-fTG0P--xpgQ/U1Wjj8vRKUI/AAAAAAAAEDs/S7UAF1yhaBs/w505-h898-no/20140421_153957.jpg" width="512" />

to this:
<img...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
You mean it'll take you a couple days to go from...

You mean it'll take you a couple days to go from Bel Air North to South??? :huh



:evil:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks, very helpful! Heated...

Thanks, very helpful!





Heated grips. I've had this switch for a couple years now (swapped from another bike) and it seems to just keep on working.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Installed the large IMS tank I got from another...

Installed the large IMS tank I got from another inmate here on advrider. The installation is very easy and straightforward, it took me about an hour, and would have been easier if the stock gas tank...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-08-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,346
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks for sharing the story and beautiful...

Thanks for sharing the story and beautiful photos, they bring back the memories of my last family trip out to the Bay area...


RE KTM overheating: it normally runs a bit hot, but there's also a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Some parts of the Sunday AM route were a bit...

Some parts of the Sunday AM route were a bit gnarly, but otherwise it was all very manageable. There was a guy on a Triumph Scramber doing the ADV ride,
you'll be fine!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Great company, spectacular views, fun roads,...

Great company, spectacular views, fun roads, excellent! :D

<IMG src="https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-kSxyNSGO9Ss/VDNSOcYdlqI/AAAAAAAAFr4/bUmQzk1TXU0/s2048/DSCF4216.JPG" width="1024" />

<IMG...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Has anyone tried fitting alternative exhausts to...

Has anyone tried fitting alternative exhausts to our bikes?

I'd like to drop the stock muffler (and flapper) in favor of something lighter without spending a load of money for an FMF (or Yosh, or...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 7,700,516
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks, they'll be great as a desktop background...

Thanks, they'll be great as a desktop background on my computer at work! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Thanks for the help, I've been comparing the two...

Thanks for the help, I've been comparing the two routes and decided to go for the D/S route minus the hero sections, and even then I might just skip a few parts depending on how beat I am. BTW, I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
My bad, I am on a big bike (KTM 990) and I'm...

My bad, I am on a big bike (KTM 990) and I'm split between the two routes (DS/Adv).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
ADV Route

Looks like a lot of paved roads.

I don't mean to be dismissive towards peoples' work (anything but! thank you, thank you, thank you all for putting this together!), I just don't want to finish the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 7,700,516
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Very nice! Locations?

Very nice! Locations?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 473,456
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Been there, done that, welcome to the club! :clap

Been there, done that, welcome to the club! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,080
Views: 293,679
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Very nice photo! The colors, scenery and...

Very nice photo! The colors, scenery and composition fit so well together.

Got a larger one to post on the ADVrider Front Page Photo (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=864993) thread?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10,804
Views: 2,276,146
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Doing it all: went for a ride in the woods and...

Doing it all: went for a ride in the woods and then to run some errands. :D

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-WXarAxR8zbc/VCOIQwzTdaI/AAAAAAAAFl0/HMh9NktbX78/s1024/20140924_121452.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,848
Views: 1,809,330
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Sure did! Though porky is relative, the stock old...

Sure did! Though porky is relative, the stock old R80GS was around 410lbs wet.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/Ted-Simon_Jupiter.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 475,930
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Last year I did a lot of reading to decide...

Last year I did a lot of reading to decide between the GS, 990, Stelvio and S10. I was genuinly impressed with the build quality and reliability of the S10; it would have been my current big bike if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6,080
Views: 293,679
Posted By Lupin 3rd
+1 to both of those! First time I went to JT...

+1 to both of those!

First time I went to JT Motors to buy an oil filter for my 990 they checked the VIN and let me know there was a possible recall on my bike's oil line. Once they got the tools...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Alive and well: here's the drop in Bel Air. Even...

Alive and well: here's the drop in Bel Air. Even the car wash says so.

<IMG src="http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/21/513195dd421d2acf329c739a3e7e8f86.jpg" width="1024" />


And since I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/21/6356413...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/21/6356413ab553e7d9cc5bfb56d59d009b.jpg
Grab
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,294
Posted By Lupin 3rd
That is the deal! :deal This guy bought a...

That is the deal! :deal

This guy bought a beat up Ural to ride around the 'Stans. Rear shock and drive were beat up so he picked up "better" ones from a junker for $25. :rofl

RR here:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45,356
Views: 8,881,407
Posted By Lupin 3rd
I'll be doing the same soon, went camping and...

I'll be doing the same soon, went camping and after a day's riding the insulation between the bags and the exhaust had partly melted.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 241,528
Posted By Lupin 3rd
<iframe...

<iframe src="//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/wjlyzfQvmZk" allowfullscreen="" width="853" frameborder="0" height="480"></iframe>

:D
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10,804
Views: 2,276,146
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Oil change w/ KTM kit: filter + screens + gaskets.

I didn't know if any of the screens or gaskets had ever been replaced so I decided to get the kit. Everything was fine in the end, so I'll keep the old ones as spares. Only negative is the whole...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 160,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Odd, the one I saw at the dealer had an 18" rear....

Odd, the one I saw at the dealer had an 18" rear. But the specs do say 17"... :huh
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 160,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWIZfYQhgMc ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWIZfYQhgMc


Not the rear, only the front goes from 110/80-19" to 90/90-21" and adds very little. The crash bars on the other hand should be cromoly steel and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,153
Posted By Lupin 3rd
150 miles are over the course of a day, there...

150 miles are over the course of a day, there will be gas stations along the way + where we stop for lunch.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 160,387
Posted By Lupin 3rd
It's not the bike, it's the rider. :deal ...

It's not the bike, it's the rider. :deal

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JWIZfYQhgMc" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="480" width="853"></iframe>


Actually, I think it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,160
Views: 578,368
Posted By Lupin 3rd
RTW on a thumper...

RTW on a thumper (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=809883&page=109)

http://dmh65.smugmug.com/Rtw2014/81614/i-L6bmC6T/0/XL/IMG_0417-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
That's a good idea, probably worth doing with the...

That's a good idea, probably worth doing with the Bel Air tags. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Go ahead and post it if you like, whoever wants...

Go ahead and post it if you like, whoever wants to grab can choose.

Here's my pictures from Pinecliff Park: according to maptechnica the north part is in Bartonsville CDP.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,702
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Grabbed. ...

Grabbed.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/5u5ygamu.jpg

On my way to another two-fer. [emoji16]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 720,548
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Oh and drop. ...

Oh and drop.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/8yta5e8a.jpg

If needed see MD ABC TOR for clues[emoji8]
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 720,548
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Grab. ...

Grab.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/ejahuga8.jpg

[emoji4]
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 46,883
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Absolutely! The stock WR gearing was too tall and...

Absolutely! The stock WR gearing was too tall and there is very little overlap between gears: I was either revving the engine in one gear or lugging it in the other. Next time I would either bring a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 720
Views: 46,883
Posted By Lupin 3rd
First of all thanks to Skyclad for organizing, to...

First of all thanks to Skyclad for organizing, to Intrigue for leading the Singletrack ride, and to everyone on the ride who helped, waited and supported. I had a great time both camping and riding...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,343
Views: 395,821
Posted By Lupin 3rd
Even with a flat front tire, that thing is so...

Even with a flat front tire, that thing is so awesome! :clap
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