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Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
I need to find someone that wants to trade their...

I need to find someone that wants to trade their spoked wheels for my cast wheels... :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Thanks. Trying to figure out wheel options for my...

Thanks. Trying to figure out wheel options for my Strada.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Question: Are the stock Terra wheels set up to...

Question: Are the stock Terra wheels set up to accept an ABS ring?
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,587
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Posted By Mossy-Back
I guess that answers my question on whether I...

I guess that answers my question on whether I should just stick knobbies on the stock Strada wheels or get some BMW spoked ones... :puke1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Putting feelers out... I'd like spoked...

Putting feelers out...

I'd like spoked wheels for my TR650 Strada. The factory wheels are identical to the cast BMW G650GS wheels with a 17" rear and 19" front.

Looking for either a 17/19 or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 02:43 PM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Rad Guard mounted. Decided to use the electric...

Rad Guard mounted. Decided to use the electric fan mounts instead of zipties (more secure). Have a good 1/4" or so of space between the guard and the fins, so should protect it from most debris...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
I've got 8,200 miles on my '13 and no problems...

I've got 8,200 miles on my '13 and no problems besides the low rpm fueling issue (common on TRs and BMW singles) but that was easily fixed.

Others have 20-30k miles with no major issues that I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
I haven't decided whether I will just zip tie it...

I haven't decided whether I will just zip tie it in place or use the plastic push-through fasteners they sell for mounting aux fans to radiators. Probably zip ties for now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
It got a few coats of black rattle-can after the...

It got a few coats of black rattle-can after the pics were taken. Not the prettiest thing, but it's functional and cost me a whole $15 to make. Cheapest one I could find to buy was the R&G guard for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 04:21 PM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Made my poor man's radiator guard today. Screen...

Made my poor man's radiator guard today. Screen door protector and auto door edge molding, as seen in the Simply Brilliant section.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
I also have the Seat Concepts "standard" foam and...

I also have the Seat Concepts "standard" foam and the gripper/carbon fiber cover (not red stitching). I didn't modify the foam at all and had a local seat shop install it for me. It is much more...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Anyone have a link to purchase a high fender? And...

Anyone have a link to purchase a high fender? And new fork guards?

Found the links to the Terra-fied Strada info, but would still appreciate a link or part numbers for the high fender and fork...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 08:36 AM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Happy Veterans Day to all who have served. And...

Happy Veterans Day to all who have served. And thank you!

And to all my fellow Marines, Semper Fi and Happy Birthday a day late.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Good to know. Does the Terra fender protect the...

Good to know. Does the Terra fender protect the radiator from road gunk better than the low? I've noticed a lot of dirty wet leaf chunks on my radiator now that the weather has changed.

Any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Lifeproof iPhone 4/4s

iPhone 4 or 4s Lifeproof case (waterproof, dustproof) with skinit vinyl sticker(can be removed easily if desired). Small crack at right top corner is just in the rubber shock-protection layer,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Mossy-Back
The Terra fender must be responsible for some of...

The Terra fender must be responsible for some of the overheating. Never gotten close to overheating my Strada with low fender, even pushing it hard at lower speeds around a go-kart track this summer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
How much do the Supersprox cost for a set? Plus...

How much do the Supersprox cost for a set? Plus chain?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Had the Wuka plug on my Strada for about 5k now....

Had the Wuka plug on my Strada for about 5k now. No stalling in the "cold" setting, only occasional stalling in the "warm" setting and that only happens within the first .5 miles of riding. Fine once...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 02:09 PM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
+1 :freaky

+1 :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Spark arrested? Price?

Spark arrested? Price?
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:13 AM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
I weigh in at 68kg (150 lbs). On a truck scale I...

I weigh in at 68kg (150 lbs). On a truck scale I weighed my Strada with an almost full tank and my top box loaded up and it was right around 195kg (430 lbs) or so.

I haven't had to pick up the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 03:59 PM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Is there no aftermarket replacement for the...

Is there no aftermarket replacement for the cheesy plastic dipstick yet?
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Looks nice! Did you by those fork tube...

Looks nice!

Did you by those fork tube brackets separate? If so, where did you get them and what size are the tubes?

I'm toying with the idea of mounting the two lights on the forks using a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Have a picture? Howdy from another...

Have a picture?




Howdy from another former XRL owner! The TR is a great bike! There are times that I miss the rugged simplicity and bounteous parts availability of the XR, but the TR fits my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 10:11 PM
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Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
That would probably be the easiest solution, and...

That would probably be the easiest solution, and likely what I'll end up doing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Ooh! Great idea! I'm planning on installing some...

Ooh! Great idea! I'm planning on installing some grip heaters soon and was trying to decide where to tap into a keyed source for the relay.

And speaking of aux lights... I picked up some smaller...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
So what's the point of the little bulb at the top...

So what's the point of the little bulb at the top of the headlight?
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,587
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Even my factory Husky windshield glows at night...

Even my factory Husky windshield glows at night and it mounts right to the shroud. I'm probably gonna paint the bottom couple inches with black Plastidip to block the light.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
The Trail version rear has a softer compound than...

The Trail version rear has a softer compound than the regular PR, so I purposefully got the regular PR4 rear and the Trail front (no 19" in the regular).
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Finally retired the factory Metzeler Tourance...

Finally retired the factory Metzeler Tourance EXP's on my Strada at 8k miles. I could have easily gone another 500 miles on the rear and 1,000 on the front, but the wet season is approaching fast...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Wasn't planning to, but I could swing by if you...

Wasn't planning to, but I could swing by if you are there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Mossy-Back
It is a great helmet. Just doesn't fit my head...

It is a great helmet. Just doesn't fit my head well.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By Mossy-Back
Gmax dualsport helmet, Large/Medium

***SOLD***

Gmax GM11D dualsport helmet for sale. About a year and a half old. Comes with used Large liner/pads (freshly cleaned) and Medium liner/pads (only worn once). Original clear shield (a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
That skidplate looks great! The mounting seems to...

That skidplate looks great! The mounting seems to be very stout and the coverage looks good. How much did that cost you?

I like my Ricochet skidplate. Good coverage, looks good, price was right....
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
Looks like you missed a few spots with the mud. I...

Looks like you missed a few spots with the mud. I can still see red on there. Try again! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 856,375
Posted By Mossy-Back
My guess would be a logger (or Squatch) in cork...

My guess would be a logger (or Squatch) in cork boots.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
I worry about the stock rack breaking also. I try...

I worry about the stock rack breaking also. I try to keep my loads light, and I think my box is sturdy enough to take a few good impacts if it goes completely, but I'd feel better with an aluminum...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
How are your lights mounted? Pic?

How are your lights mounted? Pic?
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,587
Views: 698,221
Posted By Mossy-Back
The advice given to me by the owner of the local...

The advice given to me by the owner of the local Husqvarna dealer, who also owns his own TR650, was that he wouldn't check the valves on his own personal bike until it began to have hard starting...
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