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Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10,322
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Posted By North6633
Well, I would necessarily say I have lots of time...

Well, I would necessarily say I have lots of time to ride normally. But my divorce is final at the end of the week and I have wanted to ride up to AK at my own pace for a long time. Use to live in...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Would love to make this event to, but I my...

Would love to make this event to, but I my Stelvio is going to be somewhere in Alaska at that time. Hoping to be turning north in Mid June and coming back when ever I get tired of being up there.
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
I am a huge face of them, but I do know the...

I am a huge face of them, but I do know the battery was not addressed and the rubber mounts under the lights was not completed on the bike I bought from them last month.

But they did put inline...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Congrats!!! You can't go wrong with that plan....

Congrats!!! You can't go wrong with that plan. Where are you riding back to? When I bought mine I have Dave put on the Euro signals and heated grips, which I am very glad I had them do that.
...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Mind sharing what mounts or mounting method you...

Mind sharing what mounts or mounting method you used for the driving lights on the forks?
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By North6633
+1 Here this is where I ended up at the end of...

+1 Here this is where I ended up at the end of the day. Really did not have anything horrible to say about the explorer expect for the small fuel tank.

There is just something in the Stelvio...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
I did do the fly-n-ride with MI, they came down...

I did do the fly-n-ride with MI, they came down to $13.2K on the bike with setup and freight it was 13.8K OTD. The dealer in Elk Grove which is 150 miles form me had a similar deal on the bike. But...
Forum: Beasts 05-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
If you decide to buy the Stelvio from Moto...

If you decide to buy the Stelvio from Moto International , they will install these fuses prior to you taking possession of the bike.

I had planned on doing it, but when I arrived to get the bike,...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Clutch Woes

I appreciate everyone response to my earlier post of my first run with the bike.

I went to take a ride this weekend and noticed I have brake fluid seeping for my clutch reservoir. I took it off...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Well I officially joined the Stelvio club. Picked...

Well I officially joined the Stelvio club. Picked up my 2013 2 weeks ago this coming Friday. Here is a picture of the beast just before I left Moto International.

From there I headed out on the...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Took the Plung!

So, some of you may have seen my thread on the Explorer vs the Stelvio and in the end the Stelvio come out on top for me.

Well its I officially own a orange Stelvio sitting at Moto...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By North6633
Well, I went and test rode the Stelvio again...

Well, I went and test rode the Stelvio again today. Actually rode both the Stevio and Explorer on some what extended test rides.

Its the Stevio for me, where I thought the Stelvio was a little...
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By North6633
Yeah, I have been thinking the same thing. I am...

Yeah, I have been thinking the same thing. I am actually going over to test ride the bike again this weekend. I am leaning really hard towards the Stelvio again. There are lots of thing I just really...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By North6633
Thanks for all the great replies everyone. They...

Thanks for all the great replies everyone. They are both really good bikes and its a great time to be looking for a new bike several well made good bikes to choose from.

To be honest I never...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,875
Posted By North6633
Stelvio or Explorer

So I am in the market for a new bike. I have narrowed it down to the Stelvio or the Explorer. I am torn between the bikes. Both have their pluses and minuses. Have been leaning towards the...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,297
Posted By North6633
+1 on these been using them for a couple years...

+1 on these been using them for a couple years now after my ER6i's died. In many ways they are better and for the price they are hard to beat.
Forum: Alaska 08-12-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,291
Posted By North6633
Jack, You come by our part of the world and...

Jack,

You come by our part of the world and not even say hello!!

What brings you back down to these parts?

We were riding just east of you in Canada this weekend. Would have gladly made...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 1,331,749
Posted By North6633
Moto Intrnational has a Fly and Ride deal. Get...

Moto Intrnational has a Fly and Ride deal. Get that MC ride trip up teh Alcan you always wanted. :rofl

Test rode a Stelvio NTX last weekend at Moto International, now I am thinking about how I...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By North6633
The Tri-Cities,cool, nice area, live about 100...

The Tri-Cities,cool, nice area, live about 100 miles north of there. As for Starbucks, I would never say it was a bad business plan, just overrated coffee:D, it still works when the caffeine jones...
Forum: Alaska 06-11-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By North6633
I spent many an hour in Alaska Coffee Roasters...

I spent many an hour in Alaska Coffee Roasters (ACRC). In all my travels around the states it is one of the best coffee shops around (mind you my last visit there was 8 years ago) Met my wife at ...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By North6633
Check smugmug out, I honestly can't say how it...

Check smugmug out, I honestly can't say how it works with apple products sinc eI do not own any, but I will say its a great photo sharing website, FAR better than photobucket.. Mind you it not ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 235,703
Posted By North6633
Stumbled onto this report, a year later, I lived...

Stumbled onto this report, a year later, I lived just over mission ridge from Macadam Drifter, he lived his life! Condolences to his family and friends.

Reading his adventures , helps ease the...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,534
Posted By North6633
I have had good luck with Nolans, I really like...

I have had good luck with Nolans, I really like my N90, my wife loves here N104, that replaced her N102. She says it the best helmet she has had so far. I have tried on the Noetec, but for how it...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By North6633
Thanks to the popularity of crossfit, used...

Thanks to the popularity of crossfit, used concept 2's are hard to find. I have scoured craigslist for them over the last year or so. The deals are very few and far between. Generally speaking...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,298
Posted By North6633
I a Warm and Safe Gen 4 jacket, can't say enough...

I a Warm and Safe Gen 4 jacket, can't say enough good about it. My only problem with it is I should have bought it a long time ago.
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,090
Posted By North6633
Tcs3

I have the TS3 have used for everything from snokeling in Roatan,Honduras to ridng across Vietnam. Takes great pictures and has been has been bounced repeatedly off a a motorcycle tank while hanging...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 61,346
Posted By North6633
Have a Fly Trekker, bought it for my trip to...

Have a Fly Trekker, bought it for my trip to Vietnam last fall. Find that its one of the most comfortable I have owned and definitely the best value in a helmet. Was going to by a new street helmet...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,647
Views: 546,494
Posted By North6633
Looking at moving from my Starcom to the SMH10,...

Looking at moving from my Starcom to the SMH10, anyone use it with a DS helmet? I am using a Fly Trekker wondering if anyone has had any experience with it it and that helmet?
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By North6633
Yep, my wife and I use these radios with a...

Yep, my wife and I use these radios with a Starcom1, work quite well. We have been able to talk with each other at 5 miles apart while traveling across Nevada on I80. We are on our second set due...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,937
Posted By North6633
What great pictures!! Thank you for taking the...

What great pictures!! Thank you for taking the time to posta report of your travels. My wife and I traveled in Vietnam last November for 3 weeks. Took and 11 day MC tour form Hanoi to Nha Trang.and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,937
Posted By North6633
I can highly recommend the Camellia 4 in the old...

I can highly recommend the Camellia 4 in the old quarter, $28/night includes a decent breakfast we stayed there for 4 nights on our visit in November.

A well run place, good rooms, nice staff...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,098
Posted By North6633
Another W&S Gen 4 owner here, my biggest...

Another W&S Gen 4 owner here, my biggest problem is wondering why I did not buy them earlier. Definitely a good product. Wife has a Gerbing jacket she likes a lot. Don't think you can go wrong...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,943
Posted By North6633
Great ride report!! We went with Offroad on a...

Great ride report!! We went with Offroad on a trip in November on the Ho Chi Mihn Trail Trip. Seeing you report makes want to schedule a North trip soon.

Heres a picture of one of the XR's on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,966
Posted By North6633
Nice report, Just gat back from Vietnam a few...

Nice report, Just gat back from Vietnam a few weeks ago, readingthis makes me want to go back!

I think December 2012 is a must now. Spend Xmas on a dive boat out of Phu Quoc.

Thanks for...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By North6633
Riding in a PNW drizzle at 40 degrees, its is...

Riding in a PNW drizzle at 40 degrees, its is VERY nice. Now that I have it I like being warm. :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,997
Posted By North6633
Thanks for the background information on the area...

Thanks for the background information on the area some of the areas we traveled through. Its interesting to hear that perspective and the of the explanation of the DIY rocket we found. It was...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By North6633
I have the Gen 4 version of the jacket. The main...

I have the Gen 4 version of the jacket. The main difference from my research is the microwires and the speed at which it warms up over the Gen 3. I can tell you that when you turn it on it get warm...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,963
Posted By North6633
Fly Treker

I can give a good endorsement to this DS helmet, wore it for 11 days on my tour a last month. Worked great in all conditions, From sun to driving rain. I paid $115 for it from Revzilla. If it will...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,997
Posted By North6633
We did have malaria pills along and we were...

We did have malaria pills along and we were taking them. But they made me sick every time I took them, felt like shit for 2 or 3 hours in the morning. So I quit taking them, and I made it malaria...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,997
Posted By North6633
Cool, having someone along who speaks Vietnamese...

Cool, having someone along who speaks Vietnamese will be great. If we had a lot of time, doing it yourself would be the way to go.

I will give a plug for the limited time to the tour method,...
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