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Forum: Vendors 11-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 80,855
Posted By Cigar Mike
That sounds like you improved the design already....

That sounds like you improved the design already. How much would it cost for shipping to the states in U.S. Dollars and what is the cost for the stand in U.S dollars? I have no idea what the...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 924,124
Posted By Cigar Mike
I own both bikes. My wife rides the 500 and I...

I own both bikes. My wife rides the 500 and I ride the 700. We ride together and the mpg on the bikes are almost identical. The 500 gets slightly better on some rides and the 700 on other rides. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
Center Stands

It appears the SA guys are making stands for the L now. It is a copy of my design. The design has proven to be pretty tough. I am not associated with them. I did tell them that I would be happy if...
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 80,855
Posted By Cigar Mike
That looks good to me. Did you powder coat or...

That looks good to me. Did you powder coat or paint? I am happy for fellow L owners that they will be able to get a stand again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Cigar Mike
Cripple Creek is only 20 miles from other larger...

Cripple Creek is only 20 miles from other larger towns. Woodland Park, Canon City and Colorado Springs have plenty of choices. We rode the bikes down there today and with the change in color it is a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By Cigar Mike
If the roads show on mapsource I make a route. I...

If the roads show on mapsource I make a route. I then copy it and paste it in Base camp, right click on make track. I then load both route and track to GPS. When I get back from the ride I download...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 252,276
Posted By Cigar Mike
I received my dual set today. Good service and...

I received my dual set today. Good service and price. Thanks for the discount. Nice talking to someone that was very helpful in placing the order.

Cheers
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,408
Posted By Cigar Mike
I just received my SMH10B Dual Set. I did not...

I just received my SMH10B Dual Set. I did not realize how long ago I bought the 10s I had. They are so old they are not supported by new firmware. These new ones are very nice and I can see the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
I thought that stuff was only legal in...

I thought that stuff was only legal in Colorado.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,228
Posted By Cigar Mike
When this kit is available the CB500X, it might...

When this kit is available the CB500X, it might be the best choice. But at what price?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
I really liked the 1190 when I saw one set up for...

I really liked the 1190 when I saw one set up for a customer at the shop. I was lusting after it until I flashed on all the ride reports I have read with KTM adventure bikes. There is always many...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,472
Posted By Cigar Mike
Well made

Just received mine. Thanks for the Hat. Haven't ridden in them yet. Only sat on the bike. I think these just may work. I will try them soon.

Thanks again. Hurry up with the women's model.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,781
Posted By Cigar Mike
No worries, it was just the numbers did not work...

No worries, it was just the numbers did not work out. I guess I don't understand how the ramp sits on the tailgate. In the picture it appeared the ramp could pivot down flat against the gate and then...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,638,923
Posted By Cigar Mike
Someone needs to tell BigWan he is doing it all...

Someone needs to tell BigWan he is doing it all wrong.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,364
Posted By Cigar Mike
We have both the 700 and 500. My wife rides the...

We have both the 700 and 500. My wife rides the 500 and with her smaller size we get almost exactly the same mpg. The difference at fill up is in tenths of a gallon. I prefer the 700 but I like...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,364
Posted By Cigar Mike
You may find the seat foot peg distance tight....

You may find the seat foot peg distance tight. But you will find like many, the seat may need some work for comfort. Making it taller when that is done may help. I am only 6' tall and I would not...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,997
Posted By Cigar Mike
It is the perfect jacket if your are like me....

It is the perfect jacket if your are like me. More money than brains.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
I get it now. You just need to ride faster.:lol3

I get it now. You just need to ride faster.:lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
That is why there is more than one thread or one...

That is why there is more than one thread or one topic. No one is forcing you to read or participate in the thread. I hate posts that only criticise the thread for existing and don't contribute to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
The only issue I had was the use of the...

The only issue I had was the use of the route/track after I paid for it. Where is the limitation was on that. It appears to be different with each provider. There seems to be no standard acceptable...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
I am not sure I understand. If you are at walking...

I am not sure I understand. If you are at walking speed why would you be using second gear? I have not a problem with second gear slow speed stuff once out of first. My bike runs very clean down low...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 141,439
Posted By Cigar Mike
Of course. The 84 TT600 I own will accept any 21...

Of course. The 84 TT600 I own will accept any 21 TT tire. Same for the rear 18. I prefer a 90/90-21 front and 120 to 140 rear depending on the type of tire.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
Damn it, me too! I tried the lower ratios and all...

Damn it, me too! I tried the lower ratios and all it did was make the bike a four speed gear box with a granny. I think going the other way might have been smarter. With the grunt of this motor I can...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
Since this is a TAT thread. I guess it should be...

Since this is a TAT thread. I guess it should be directed more towards Sam's ride. I would do the same with Sam's. At the time I was interested in the TAT, tracks were not available. I would have had...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
I my be mistaken but I don't believe that is what...

I my be mistaken but I don't believe that is what is being discussed. I think much of the discussion involves once you actually buy the track what are the limitations of it's use other than...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
Yes that is exactly what he is saying. That...

Yes that is exactly what he is saying. That attitude is also why riders do make tracks and share them. It may not be right but it is human nature to react in that manner.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
You made this post after my last. I wish you...

You made this post after my last. I wish you would not have done that. I do have a problem with that. Even the National Park service charges by the car load. Even if my wife and I are on two...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
You know what you are doing and it is...

You know what you are doing and it is apprecaited. I am taking a side that I really don't want to pursue. Kind of a devils advocate. But by doing so I am picking your brain for the arguments to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
I am afraid that is exactly what it is. Whether...

I am afraid that is exactly what it is. Whether you like it or not. It is more like buying a DVD then going to a movie or concert. Unless you guide it how can it be anything else.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
If I purchase the one time use of the track and...

If I purchase the one time use of the track and have four friends riding with me should they also pay you for the experience? I would guess no. If this is so, how many becomes too many.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
Good news, glad you figured it out. I have done...

Good news, glad you figured it out. I have done the same thing in the past. The process of elimination making sure the combustion chamber has everything it needs. Now go ride!
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,781
Posted By Cigar Mike
I realise that. But basic geometry says that the...

I realise that. But basic geometry says that the drawing is impossible. Maybe someone that knows how to read a tape should check it. From what I can see in the picture below your answer does not make...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77,684
Views: 8,449,295
Posted By Cigar Mike
It is a machine, you know what it must have to...

It is a machine, you know what it must have to run. It does not have one. You are assuming it has something to do with washing the bike. Forget that and find out what is missing.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
I don't see where you need anyone's permission....

I don't see where you need anyone's permission. It is like any commercial venture. If you did all of that to make money it's stupid not to try. Would you have done it only for the fun of it?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,444
Posted By Cigar Mike
As I said before, I have no problem at all with...

As I said before, I have no problem at all with the product you provide. I respect the effort it takes to run a business. I have been there and done that. My point is that the mindset of many riders...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,781
Posted By Cigar Mike
The drawing is impossible. The 18 3/8" leg can...

The drawing is impossible. The 18 3/8" leg can not be shorter than the green line of 22". From the dimensions provided the green line should be around 14" +or- a little. It also appears from the...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,781
Posted By Cigar Mike
Thanks, that would be great. I will load the...

Thanks, that would be great. I will load the bikes up and check it out. If I am sure it will work I may have to get one.
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Cigar Mike
I see nothing wrong with it. This is America, you...

I see nothing wrong with it. This is America, you have the freedom to buy were ever you like and pay as much as you like.
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,781
Posted By Cigar Mike
I have a 8' bed. The bikes are about 7' long...

I have a 8' bed. The bikes are about 7' long which only leaves about a foot to fold the ramp up in. I really like the ramp and wish I cold make it work. it would be nice for the heavier bikes and as...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Cigar Mike
That should not come as a surprise. I thought it...

That should not come as a surprise. I thought it was because it was made in China.
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