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Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Touring XR
Happened to be on vacation in Loreto and being...

Happened to be on vacation in Loreto and being able to watch them final blast down the arroyo into town was cool. Now I need a trophy truck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,877
Posted By Touring XR
The Touring XR has exactly zero street equipment...

The Touring XR has exactly zero street equipment unless you count the Acerbis folding mirror. Tens of thousands of miles of street riding as a daily commuter and long rides all over OR, WA, CA, NV,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By Touring XR
..and the newcomers forget the shacks were there...

..and the newcomers forget the shacks were there first.
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Touring XR
Any ST4S Owners?

Moved my Blackbird as I just never bonded with it. After 15,000 miles of trouble free service it has moved on to a new owner. Now I'm shopping to maintain continuity of excessive motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 65,125
Posted By Touring XR
I never found mine to be very confidence...

I never found mine to be very confidence inspiring once it was beyond mid lean. Also, it seemed to be more sensitive to tire profile than my other bikes. Front tire wear changed the steering feel...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By Touring XR
I've been touring on and off road for years in...

I've been touring on and off road for years in quality hiking boots. Not as much shin or ankle protection as a motocross boot, but plenty for a street get off. Comfy. Lots of available options for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
I forget his name, but I'll get in line for his...

I forget his name, but I'll get in line for his 996 when he wants to sell that.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
I hope it fell on the right side. You know, to...

I hope it fell on the right side. You know, to keep balance in the universe and all.
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By Touring XR
I've had a Statos for many years. Love it. I...

I've had a Statos for many years. Love it. I have worn it over moto gear and my Darien jacket. Holds enough stuff, rides low enough that my helmet doesn't hit it.

Pack things so there's no...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
That was the Elefant you heard, the one with no...

That was the Elefant you heard, the one with no fuel injection. Reinforcing my general Luddite tendencies. Father/daughter date night, so I'll be absent at Flat Tail, but thanks for the offer.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
You mean ded duck, right? Got another pickup...

You mean ded duck, right? Got another pickup ride yesterday morning. Fortunately just from Inavale School. Grrrrrrr. It makes all the right noises, sometimes.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,162
Posted By Touring XR
Am.E, my friend and I spoke with Kevin for a...

Am.E, my friend and I spoke with Kevin for a while at Tyee Lake PP. Talked Ducatis ( I was on my Elefant) and hydropower. Looks like it was a great trip, glad you all made it out and back safe.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
I'll be riding big, black and not dual-sporty ...

I'll be riding big, black and not dual-sporty

Geoff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
It was a bold statement. I read it on the...

It was a bold statement. I read it on the internet, it must be true.

I plan to be there regardless to hear about this great ride I missed. Home improvement projects suck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
Did someone say free beer?

Did someone say free beer?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 48,748
Posted By Touring XR
Last time I was in Moab with Zuber I got to put a...

Last time I was in Moab with Zuber I got to put a transmission in my van. But that doesn't affect my beer drinking. What's the MotoGP schedule at Flat Tail?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 23,097
Posted By Touring XR
If you want a turn-key adventure tourer, and by...

If you want a turn-key adventure tourer, and by that I mean long distance, go-anywhere capability, there is only one choice. KLR 650.

If you want a street bike that looks rugged and outdoorsy,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By Touring XR
Was a partner in a small business there for 2...

Was a partner in a small business there for 2 years. Least interesting place on earth and there's only two ways off the island, including the ferry.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,219
Posted By Touring XR
You have an RS250 in Corvallis? You need to get...

You have an RS250 in Corvallis? You need to get that thing out more.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-05-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,441
Posted By Touring XR
Tm

Thanks for the responses. Just got off the phone with Eric Gorr and intend to send him my top end for porting.

The 300E is the enduro bike. However, I believe this vintage shares porting with...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-31-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,441
Posted By Touring XR
looking for porting/tuning help

I've got a 2001 TM300E. Love everything about it except the MX like powerband. This thing has a huge hit and no flywheel. Being old and lazy, I'd like something more 2-stroke tractor like.

No,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,437
Posted By Touring XR
Well, That explains the voicemail I haven't...

Well,

That explains the voicemail I haven't had the courtesy to respond to yet. Heal fast, summer is short.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,437
Posted By Touring XR
I'm interested, intrigued AND have nothing better...

I'm interested, intrigued AND have nothing better to do. Plus it's my favorite part of the world (in summer). Why wouldn't I tag along?

PM inbound.


Geoff

Now to see what the XR needs....
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,614
Posted By Touring XR
None were steel. All FZR/YZF 750s were Al...

None were steel. All FZR/YZF 750s were Al Deltabox frames. Very, very low numbers of those were sold in the US.

And to correct someone above, some SPs were sold in the US. They were brought in...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By Touring XR
I bent a piece of sheet aluminum and mounted it...

I bent a piece of sheet aluminum and mounted it to the cross bar with adel clamps. Some velcro and two tie wraps attached the e-trex to the "bracket." Was secure enough to keep the GPS on during...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,602
Views: 688,015
Posted By Touring XR
http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o505/OR6er/BSA...

http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o505/OR6er/BSA9050.jpg

This has been under my care for 15 years. I have surprisingly few photos of it. This from a track day in September.
Forum: Americas 02-01-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Touring XR
Lot's of people on this board have spent more...

Lot's of people on this board have spent more time on a bike in Baja than me, but I've got a few unsupported off-road trips on the peninsula under my belt on the trusty XR.

I would propose that...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 132,284
Posted By Touring XR
bump

Thought we should resurrect this thread. I mentioned on the Elefant Sightings thread that I am the new keeper of an old e900 with some high speed running issues. Fuel pump rebuild kit is enroute...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-02-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
Hey Ron! Working to check things off the list. ...

Hey Ron! Working to check things off the list. Then I will be riding the wheels off it. And I keep looking at the WP forks off my old Husaberg.....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
Finally

After more than 10 years on the fence, I've finally joined the herd. RonS has gratiously turned over the responsibility for the care and feeding of his (and formerly Dennis G's) '94 e900. Now to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-01-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
I'm hunting Elefants as well. PM me. Geoff

I'm hunting Elefants as well. PM me.

Geoff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By Touring XR
11 years of experience with a very, very loud...

11 years of experience with a very, very loud ducati, a not even close to road equipped XR600 and a really obnoxious H2, not a turn signal among them, in OR with no equipment violations to date lead...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,517
Posted By Touring XR
welding

This how i've been told to attack the problem. Weld new onto the old hub. Haven't had to do it yet, but will need to when my Ducati wears it's sprocket out.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Touring XR
For a 50/50 dual sport ride, no question. I go...

For a 50/50 dual sport ride, no question. I go down at least once a year for a week or more and always wear my full face street helmet. It's much better in the dirt than a moto helmet is at...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-15-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
motomike, PM me if you convince yourself to...

motomike,

PM me if you convince yourself to sell.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
2SPOT Don't part it. I'm in the market. ...

2SPOT

Don't part it. I'm in the market. PM sent
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-04-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,209
Views: 524,110
Posted By Touring XR
I'm in the market for an e900. PM sent

I'm in the market for an e900. PM sent
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By Touring XR
Lots of rumors. I have yet to hear a first hand...

Lots of rumors. I have yet to hear a first hand account though. Buddy of mine just registered a BRP in the last couple weeks. We'll see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Touring XR
And it's never going to be a woods bike anyway. ...

And it's never going to be a woods bike anyway. DRZ 400 is a better choice for a dual sport if you are going to be single tracking in the woods. For fast double tracks, the XR is great. But if you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,872
Posted By Touring XR
Nope. And the white ones look beat real quick...

Nope. And the white ones look beat real quick too. The dirt gets ground in to the surface.

FWIW, I'd go natural.
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