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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 115,574
Posted By MTrider16
Is anyone here part of the Friends of Pipestone? ...

Is anyone here part of the Friends of Pipestone? Sounds like there is a meeting happening this Saturday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By MTrider16
Considering the F8GS weren't released to North...

Considering the F8GS weren't released to North America until 2009, I'd say you've found a rare bike. .... or maybe just a typo. :wink::D

:huh Or I just need to read better. I missed that it was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 115,574
Posted By MTrider16
There is that Swingly Road between Livingston and...

There is that Swingly Road between Livingston and Big Timber on the south side of 90 that is pretty cool.

Old Ride Report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=198071)

Good luck.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 60,130
Posted By MTrider16
Did you overrun your monthly bandwidth at...

Did you overrun your monthly bandwidth at photobucket?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-20-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 60,130
Posted By MTrider16
Its a custom built tank.

Its a custom built tank.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-20-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By MTrider16
I've been running TKC80's TL with tubes on my...

I've been running TKC80's TL with tubes on my F8GS since I got rid of the stockers. 30K miles and everything seems okay.

More tire discussion here....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3,192
Views: 705,601
Posted By MTrider16
Yep. Been, in the 50's, even a record of 70 one...

Yep. Been, in the 50's, even a record of 70 one day. The west is hurting for snow, so this might be a good year to ride earlier than later.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,178
Posted By MTrider16
A torsional vibration that causes chain wear is...

A torsional vibration that causes chain wear is not impossible. However it would be quite rare.

Your chain failures are on the low side of all the reports, can there be other factors? Than the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,192
Views: 705,601
Posted By MTrider16
My my, the red makes me think you're channeling...

My my, the red makes me think you're channeling your inner Italian. Looking good Dave.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 73,540
Posted By MTrider16
:huh You commute from PDX to NYC and Austin TX...

:huh You commute from PDX to NYC and Austin TX is too far away? :wink::lol3

Since Rev't is on the sponsor list, maybe they want an entry to rep the brand? Free freight? :wink:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-11-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 73,540
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: So, are you going to be here? :ear Will...

:wink: So, are you going to be here? :ear Will Moto Guzzi let a sponsor bring a KTM?

hand built motorcycle show (http://www.handbuiltmotorcycleshow.com)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,819
Posted By MTrider16
lol. I know I said you can stay, I don't think...

lol. I know I said you can stay, I don't think that counts for too much. You might need a written permission slip from Loutre :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-05-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,891
Posted By MTrider16
That thread is interesting to me to estimate how...

That thread is interesting to me to estimate how much work is needed to install a supercharger.

Secondly, I was wondering if the manufacture of the supercharger would have one more appropriately...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 These aren't KLR's. And if you die with...

:lol3 These aren't KLR's. And if you die with the money in your bank account it will just be squandered by those who inherit your estate. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 22,891
Posted By MTrider16
Here is an idea. ...

Here is an idea.

http://www.vfrdiscussion.com/forum/index.php/topic/62726-a-a-performance-6th-gen-supercharger-kits/

Looks like a nice lightweight SC. No blower whine though.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-03-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 31,311
Posted By MTrider16
746 is the common conversion from watts, then......

746 is the common conversion from watts, then... well just call me a geek engineer. :wink:

From the complaints, above it almost sounds like the fuel tank intrudes on the space by the canister and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 31,311
Posted By MTrider16
Horsepower, the 2013 bikes and newer might be...

Horsepower, the 2013 bikes and newer might be different with the larger fuel tank.

Pre-2013, is easy, and yes mine happened to fall off during some routine maintenance. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,991
Posted By MTrider16
:tb My, that is a sexy piece. Hmmm.... maybe...

:tb My, that is a sexy piece. Hmmm.... maybe I'll be able to put my tax refund to good use. And the KTM kit is the one the Oso's use. :gdog

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 23,260
Posted By MTrider16
It's nice to see you getting some use out of this...

It's nice to see you getting some use out of this site "Horsepower". :wink:

I didn't do the work, but we did order the new gasket kit for the valve cover when the valves were checked the second...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By MTrider16
:d

:d
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By MTrider16
So you admit to not contributing to the...

So you admit to not contributing to the discussion? :wink: Although some times Loutre's contributions are a little less helpful even though they are sometimes humorus.

Regarding the windscreen,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By MTrider16
Did you have a chance to look at this thread? ...

Did you have a chance to look at this thread?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770364
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,428
Posted By MTrider16
:clap Everything!! Love to hear your story...

:clap

Everything!! Love to hear your story about the ride.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By MTrider16
So, did ST-N officially kick the bucket yet?

So, did ST-N officially kick the bucket yet?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 254,088
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 Looks like some ol'timey "friendly banter"...

:lol3 Looks like some ol'timey "friendly banter" again. :kumbaya:webers
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3:lol3 In 2010, I called ahead to the Kawi...

:lol3:lol3 In 2010, I called ahead to the Kawi dealer in Fairbanks, and they were really nonchalant. "Yeah, we got those tires. No, you don't need an appointment, just show up at opening time that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By MTrider16
:huh Aren't the new forks fully adjustable? If...

:huh Aren't the new forks fully adjustable? If they are, wouldn't it be easier to just get the new forks tuned in for your load, weight, and riding style? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By MTrider16
I know it's hard to believe, but they sell TKC-s...

I know it's hard to believe, but they sell TKC-s in Fairbanks. :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By MTrider16
Market the scratches as instant "street cred" for...

Market the scratches as instant "street cred" for the Starbucks guys. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,262
Views: 254,088
Posted By MTrider16
:wink: You haven't been around to help Reaver!...

:wink: You haven't been around to help Reaver! :huh Of course, I'm not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 115,574
Posted By MTrider16
Basically you go into the Montana DMV and they...

Basically you go into the Montana DMV and they give you a checklist to sign, it is on your honor that you have completed all the items to make it street legal. (no inspection) Pay your licensing...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By MTrider16
On my '09 I was told to not fill above the level...

On my '09 I was told to not fill above the level of the red insert in the tank, they needed the air space in the tank. Not sure what the new tank is like.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By MTrider16
Are replacement plates from the dealer that...

Are replacement plates from the dealer that expensive?

Maybe I'm all wet, but it seems that a few Rekluse people have gone back to standard clutches.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,192
Views: 705,601
Posted By MTrider16
Like the RED Dave. So, I know your old painter...

Like the RED Dave. So, I know your old painter and you sort of had a love hate relationship. Did you work out your problems? Any good counseling tips for the masses? :wink::wink::lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-31-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 60,130
Posted By MTrider16
:ear How is it going? This thread went quiet all...

:ear How is it going? This thread went quiet all of a sudden.

David
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,763
Posted By MTrider16
I'm not sure how you are figuring all this,...

I'm not sure how you are figuring all this, however here are some of the things I'm factoring in.

+ road tires 10,000 miles vs TKC 4000 miles
+ general deformation of rubber due to slightly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By MTrider16
Hmm... I always have the opposite problem, the...

Hmm... I always have the opposite problem, the bike leans over too much onto the kickstand almost tipping over. However because of the suspension problems, I put a shock in with a stiffer spring...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By MTrider16
:lol3 The stock deathwings don't set the bar very...

:lol3 The stock deathwings don't set the bar very high. Heck, the Conti's feel better. Now you are on primo sport touring rubber, I should hope it feels better.

Have fun this weekend, we're...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-30-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,763
Posted By MTrider16
Did you factor in the gaps closing up some as the...

Did you factor in the gaps closing up some as the tire deforms some? Also most road tires last longer than the 4000-5000 miles the Conti's, so the rubber is probably softer.

If you saw me ride...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-29-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By MTrider16
I thought someone had done it recently. I guess...

I thought someone had done it recently. I guess you'll have to use google.
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