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Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,161
Posted By VFR
I guess that is one of those things we will never...

I guess that is one of those things we will never know the answer to.... Had they been 26" long, I wouldn't have bought them.

Adjustable with the option to leave a section out would be the best...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,161
Posted By VFR
I wondered about that myself. After I posted, I...

I wondered about that myself. After I posted, I went back to see where he got that idea. Yeah, Dusty's pic showed a different length than mine are. So, I looked up on Kelty website--nope, only...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,161
Posted By VFR
I'm not sure I understand here---- I have both &...

I'm not sure I understand here---- I have both & prefer the adjustable....

To be sure, I just got them out to check. Both are the same size broken down, 22". The staff has four sections & the...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,161
Posted By VFR
I too have carried a tarp & poles on several...

I too have carried a tarp & poles on several trips but never set them up. There is a very long tarp thread on this forum with lots of pictures. I posted on it wondering how to set the tarp up. ...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,137
Posted By VFR
Extremely interesting thread here. I was very...

Extremely interesting thread here. I was very intrigued by HAM radio as a kid & also when I was in the service. Studied a bit but never took the test.

Fast forward.....After reading a bit on...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,635
Posted By VFR
I have a Catoma Falcon that I carried for a...

I have a Catoma Falcon that I carried for a couple of years. At the time it was the shortest packed length & lightest weight tent they had. Great tent. I tied it and my Kermit onto the duffle. ...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,186
Posted By VFR
I put a Yamaha R1 regulator on mine some years...

I put a Yamaha R1 regulator on mine some years ago. Still working great and on the original stator with 106K miles on it.

Put one on the Blackbird & also Tiger 1050. Same one Eastern Beaver...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,958
Posted By VFR
I just tried it using your link & it worked fine....

I just tried it using your link & it worked fine. Haven't been on there for a bit myself.
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,462
Posted By VFR
Tell me more about this mod. I have a Tiger 1050...

Tell me more about this mod. I have a Tiger 1050 and would like to have the bars about an inch lower. My other bikes are all sport bikes & I really like a bit of forward lean. The angle on the...
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By VFR
Didn't they have a distributor in the Atlanta...

Didn't they have a distributor in the Atlanta area? Last time I bought a chain at Drive Systems, they were looking to be a dealer.
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By VFR
I have been using Scottoilers on my bikes for...

I have been using Scottoilers on my bikes for years. First thing I do to the bike when I get it. I tried using moly chain lube on my Triumph Tiger 1050 when I got it but it was a pain & the chain...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
Received my new Hydrapak today. Fast service. ...

Received my new Hydrapak today. Fast service. Thanks a bunch.
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
Aaaaaggggghhhh!!!! Here I was, thinking I might...

Aaaaaggggghhhh!!!! Here I was, thinking I might actually have rack loops, as I have both a US5 & a US10. But Noooo, they are the old ones without them...

Curses, Foiled again. Oh well.... :lol3
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
Just ordered my replacement reservoir. I figured...

Just ordered my replacement reservoir. I figured out a way to make the pack attachment work without having to buy more parts. Doesn't mean I won't need them in the future though....
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By VFR
What is all of that white stuff in the...

What is all of that white stuff in the background???:huh :lol3

I finally got the soft rack attached to my bike. It extended clear out to the end of the tail section so not chance of attaching...
Forum: Vendors 02-06-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
I can't wrap the attachment strap around the...

I can't wrap the attachment strap around the subframe because it ends there & is solid. No way really to attach anything except with bungees to the fender lip. Not a problem for a long time because...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By VFR
Fast Action!!! I received my order today with a...

Fast Action!!! I received my order today with a little something extra. Won't have the time to try it for at least a couple of days.

The VFR has fender sides that extend down so I worry about...
Forum: Vendors 02-05-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
Thanks Mike. I was about to order a new...

Thanks Mike. I was about to order a new reservoir for my R3 when I saw what traveltoad posted. I have been looking for a way to attach bags like the US 20 or others to the back of the VFR. I can...
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By VFR
I just ordered what I think will be enough to get...

I just ordered what I think will be enough to get the job done. I was thinking the way you posted would be the best/only way to attach the rear straps. There are some strap mounts from Kriega that...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 83,196
Posted By VFR
Exactly!!! I prefer the LIN3 to the TIR3 for...

Exactly!!! I prefer the LIN3 to the TIR3 for that same reason. And I mount mine the same way. :deal
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By VFR
I've bought from them a couple of times. Very...

I've bought from them a couple of times. Very good prices and fast service. Both orders were for Wolfman products & I did notice that they were drop shipped. Much less expensive from CO to SoCal...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
Thanks Aaron. I never would have found these. ...

Thanks Aaron. I never would have found these. Any idea what the id is on the loop washer?? I need the to fit an M8 bolt.
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 224,641
Posted By VFR
I am about to order a new reservoir for my hydro...

I am about to order a new reservoir for my hydro pak and I spotted your pic with the rack loops... I need a pair of these for my bike & don't see them in the spares section. How do I get these???
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By VFR
Looks like the front attachments are the same. ...

Looks like the front attachments are the same. What I worry about are the back ones. My Wolfman Timberline duffle attaches with bungees but I haven't yet figured a way to attach the Expedition...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,578
Posted By VFR
Any idea how these work on a sportbike? I tour...

Any idea how these work on a sportbike? I tour on my VFR 800 & Blackbird which have limited tiedown options. Wolfman duffles are primarily rack mount. The Twisted Throttle D66 works best if I need...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 83,196
Posted By VFR
Nope, nothing else needed. That is a great...

Nope, nothing else needed. That is a great addition. No question, that light is going to be seen!
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 103,353
Posted By VFR
Another fantastic OSO report!!! :clap:clap ...

Another fantastic OSO report!!! :clap:clap There were some cliffhanger spots and incredible scenery.

Thanks for taking us along & have a Great New Year. Rest up for the next ride...:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,680
Posted By VFR
I have an '05. That thing is a rocket. Fully...

I have an '05. That thing is a rocket. Fully adjustable suspension front & back, 420 lbs, 147 hp, really fun to ride. The downside is that it is a day ride bike, like my Aprilia Mille. Sweet...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,186
Posted By VFR
Tink, you're doing it wrong if you are putting...

Tink, you're doing it wrong if you are putting your weight on your wrists. You hold yourself up with your back & just lay your hand on the bars. If I want to sit up straight, I ride one-handed. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By VFR
I have a Corbin on my Tiger. Very comfortable...

I have a Corbin on my Tiger. Very comfortable with great back support. I had the stock seat redone by Seat Concepts. I use that one mostly because I ride with a tool bag on the back & it fits...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 103,353
Posted By VFR
WOW!!!! Little Wan, try to imagine that bit of...

WOW!!!! Little Wan, try to imagine that bit of single track two-up--in the dark--in the rain...:eek1

You guys have some hair, I have to say!! Major props for that riding.:deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 22,587
Posted By VFR
I was at Lake City. My first Westfest & didn't...

I was at Lake City. My first Westfest & didn't know a soul when I got there. I lucked out by meeting & staying at one of the best cabins for entertainment & meeting people there was. Had a great...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 25,884
Posted By VFR
Geez!!! Just stopped in here to see what's new &...

Geez!!! Just stopped in here to see what's new & I'm 11 pages in. Oh Well...


IN!!
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,186
Posted By VFR
I did that one already. Wait till you replace...

I did that one already. Wait till you replace all of the brake lines.... :eek1 :lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,041
Posted By VFR
Well, the dog likes it, so I guess it's worth the...

Well, the dog likes it, so I guess it's worth the money right there....

Lots of great info on this thread.
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,703
Views: 1,449,691
Posted By VFR
No Kidding!!! I've stalked them since the...

No Kidding!!! I've stalked them since the beginning...:clap

Saved me a ton of money too.. They took all of the pictures, so now I don't have to go to any of those places. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,481
Posted By VFR
I had a Big Agnes mattress. I wasn't real warm...

I had a Big Agnes mattress. I wasn't real warm on it & it kept sliding all over the tent. Replaced with an Exped Synmat for the summer and an Exped Downmat in cooler temps.

Instead of sleeping...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 103,353
Posted By VFR
LittleWan, did you guys move??? I think I recall...

LittleWan, did you guys move??? I think I recall something about a new house early in the report.

Bummer about your foot. Try not to do that one again. :deal

And stupid pretty much is my...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,817
Posted By VFR
Holy Cow!!! The OP should be all over that!! I...

Holy Cow!!! The OP should be all over that!! I would darn near get a second tent for that price.

Hey OP!!! I'm local if you want to touch & feel the MM tent....:deal
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,807
Posted By VFR
WOW!!! Talk about fast shipping! I ordered this...

WOW!!! Talk about fast shipping! I ordered this yesterday & it arrived this morning!! You must have been parked down the street waiting for me to order.:lol3

Tried it on to make sure I had the...
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