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Forum: Beasts 06-02-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,052
Posted By oisterska
I recommend a Randy Hawkins at Hawk Performance...

I recommend a Randy Hawkins at Hawk Performance Mufflers. (http://hawkperformancemotorcycle.com/) I ride a 2009 XT as well, and I have loved the exhaust which I've been running for a few months now....
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,673
Posted By oisterska
Hahahaha! So true, the entire write up actually....

Hahahaha! So true, the entire write up actually. Lovely little sentimental piece.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 954,201
Posted By oisterska
Bravo, well played sir. Thank you very much.

Bravo, well played sir. Thank you very much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 199,622
Posted By oisterska
saw this on my bike ride to work. doubled back...

saw this on my bike ride to work. doubled back for a pic thinking of this thread... makes a milk crate look classy.
...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 879,260
Posted By oisterska
XT with headlight grille. Also new sliders, EBR...

XT with headlight grille. Also new sliders, EBR ecm (relocated) and a Hawk exhaust.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-jN5T8YfV1JA/UVj24R0i-dI/AAAAAAAAEEw/pVlKbAkUSL8/s800/IMG_20130331_150630.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 61,015
Posted By oisterska
A river running through Kamloops, BC: ...

A river running through Kamloops, BC:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-K-Htd_QL49A/TmAuMlbEfjI/AAAAAAAACBQ/Lr-J5Q0nMaA/s800/IMG_20110901_173204.jpg

A river along the road from Kamloops to...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By oisterska
Psychosomatic. I have an easier time with right...

Psychosomatic. I have an easier time with right turns, I feel I can push them harder and lean more comfortably. Practice, practice, practice.

That being said, you should still check the...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,288
Posted By oisterska
I broke one belt at 12.000 about a block from...

I broke one belt at 12.000 about a block from home. Convenient.

Then I broke another at 19,000 about 1,000 miles from home on a trip to canada. Lost 3 days there in Okanagan, WA, but gained a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 286,888
Posted By oisterska
From my 2012 trip to AK through Canada. Bowron...

From my 2012 trip to AK through Canada. Bowron Lakes Provincial Park, BC, Canada. Best camping experience on the AK journey.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 903,580
Posted By oisterska
Elkhorn, MT. ...

Elkhorn, MT.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-oneHdQ1z8s4/T-ufg-XTCAI/AAAAAAAACqI/JAD4PLzXPpc/s800/IMG_20120627_154927.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2,606
Views: 702,125
Posted By oisterska
Just a few of my favories. #1 - Craig Jones...

Just a few of my favories.

#1 - Craig Jones Stunt School Buell stunts etc. Helpful for learning wheelies, etc. Also shameless Buell plug.

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Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,247
Views: 954,201
Posted By oisterska
Spectacular. I haven't been reading ride reports...

Spectacular. I haven't been reading ride reports lately, but this one got me hooked quickly.

Gas money sent.

Keep on rolling!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-16-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,138
Posted By oisterska
Found this little guy at a Liard Hotsprings in...

Found this little guy at a Liard Hotsprings in BC.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-rVTq7xzWkaA/UC6rWYXlaNI/AAAAAAAADKE/uo8m5GAbihM/s800/IMG_20120816_153125.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,940
Posted By oisterska
I havent verified any of their listings yet, but...

I havent verified any of their listings yet, but have had this in my back pocket for several months...

http://pure-gas.org/

edit: just saw the second to last post above. too slow...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By oisterska
Ride is almost over. Made it to the ferry in...

Ride is almost over. Made it to the ferry in Haines (beautiful road), and am now in ketchikan. Picked up a hitch hiker along the way...
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By oisterska
PDX to AK (x2)

Last summer I attempted a trip to BC on my Uly. THIS (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=720342) is how it ended up going down last year.

This time I have a passenger and am shooting for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 199,622
Posted By oisterska
Rate it! (Top box plus tool tubes): ...

Rate it! (Top box plus tool tubes):

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-9WQSPz_UHEY/T98q-OKLsaI/AAAAAAAACfc/VzzQChQhYws/s800/IMG_20120617_144808.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,572
Posted By oisterska
Elkhorn ghost town, MT: ...

Elkhorn ghost town, MT:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-XtIAy8THlIM/T-ue7Kt5djI/AAAAAAAACpM/pFRinY5QzO0/s800/IMG_20120627_160113.jpg

Downtown Elkhorn!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By oisterska
So that's what its called! I didn't feel like...

So that's what its called! I didn't feel like stopping the ride for shots of the road (plus it was a bazillion degrees w/ gear) so thanks for the pic. Still debating the route back, will take that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By oisterska
Portland to MT and back.

Here are some shots of my ride from Portland, OR to Helena, MT. I'm using this to feel out the bike and camp needs for alaska this summer.

At the farm (Ione, OR - two hrs east of PDX) with my...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 275,606
Posted By oisterska
Finished

And here is the final tool tube setup.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-1scx_oZULAE/T98rCCtLGZI/AAAAAAAACfk/xnOqTTWYOqw/s800/IMG_20120617_144812.jpg
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Forum: Equipment 06-12-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 275,606
Posted By oisterska
Sweet, thanks. Also, any idea if storing the fuel...

Sweet, thanks. Also, any idea if storing the fuel canisters sideways will be a bad idea? Spillage potential? This occurred to me after I had drilled and mounted them to my topbox...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 275,606
Posted By oisterska
So what have you done with the holes in the...

So what have you done with the holes in the official agri-supply operators manual tubes? I mounted them on my top case as seen below, and will be using them for fuel storage. The holes are on the ...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 879,260
Posted By oisterska
Just riding along, exploring back roads to Eugene...

Just riding along, exploring back roads to Eugene from Portland, and found this little sign.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,855
Posted By oisterska
Somewhere in the west hills, Portland OR. ...

Somewhere in the west hills, Portland OR.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-2DegFZUs70I/SvyPG4itM4I/AAAAAAAAB-Q/B5UC4ftzzW4/s800/2009-11-12%252013.45.54.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 879,260
Posted By oisterska
Skyline/cornelius pass Portland, or ...

Skyline/cornelius pass
Portland, or

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-559gCkD6Tnc/T1qhHso29XI/AAAAAAAACXc/oHyNnxJ65IU/s800/IMG_20120307_173057.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-31-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 903,580
Posted By oisterska
The old Sink place outside of Ione Oregon,...

The old Sink place outside of Ione Oregon, thanksgiving 2011. Middle o' nowhere, but family farm land and hence a special place.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner! ...

Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!

Yea, they had to jump through the hoops of HD tech services more or less. Throwing parts at it is exactly what it was.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,637
Posted By oisterska
Sounds like a high price to me. It does have the...

Sounds like a high price to me. It does have the race exhaus/ecm (factory race kit) which is not cheap on the aftermarket. I would say offer 5000 and see where ya get.

Super fun bike. Respect...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Yeah, when I list them all off like that it...

Yeah, when I list them all off like that it sounds messed up. They were all replaced to fix a starting issue that seems to be gone after the 2nd fuel pump. Also all done under warranty by the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By oisterska
Yes! Thanks again for the replies, I made it to...

Yes! Thanks again for the replies, I made it to Kamloos BC and back to portland. I will be giving kurt an emailb or call when I can to thank him for his campping suggestions.

I love Buellers......
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
I've already had 2 fuel pumps replaced. I am...

I've already had 2 fuel pumps replaced. I am well aware of the spare minifuses. That right there is one huge gripe about these bikes. Stupid fuel pumps... also replaced pistons, cylinders, oil...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Snapped one belt around 13k, so I figured with 6k...

Snapped one belt around 13k, so I figured with 6k on this one I was gonna be fine. Oops. Get a used or new spare is now gonna be my standard line!
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Do I have a headlight out?? Which one? :) ...

Do I have a headlight out?? Which one? :)

Anyway, after resting up in Kamloops I did some pondering, and considering my time frame (hoped to be back saturday) I decided to head west and south...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Day 7 - oh my! So I'm just gonna let day 7s...

Day 7 - oh my!

So I'm just gonna let day 7s photos speak for themselves.

An hour or so outta Kamloops (wide open throttle roads):...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Day 6 - Kamloops BC Staying the day at...

Day 6 - Kamloops BC

Staying the day at Kamloops.* I slept in, went for a hike, and explored the town.* Mostly scenery and art shots guys, just a few motopics.

My lovely accomodations:...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Really? My first :lurk:! Ooooh, I can see why...

Really? My first :lurk:! Ooooh, I can see why people like doing this. And no, okanogan isn't the worst thing ever, just that there was nothing there. Not even a grocery. (I've got a new nickname...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Day 5 - pt. 1 - the dissassembly. At least...

Day 5 - pt. 1 - the dissassembly.

At least the bike had some good company so as not to be afeared last night.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,924
Posted By oisterska
Thanks for the compliments guys! It's hard to...

Thanks for the compliments guys! It's hard to tell, but the bike is blushing...

So waiting for the belt, I thought I'd relate some of the tips and questions/answers that Kev and Lorraine shared...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 879,260
Posted By oisterska
Uly nap. Gently lowered while turning around. ...

Uly nap. Gently lowered while turning around.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-dVk7CtYsecM/TlvwAEWNK9I/AAAAAAAAB7Q/7GP51CMmjMY/s800/IMG_20110828_192239.jpg

Had my own multiUly moment the other...
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