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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
LOL notice the beer can shoved up his rear? :) ...

LOL notice the beer can shoved up his rear? :) Beer butt chicken, I've refined it since then, I think my latest incarnation is much better.

Rims I keep going back and forth on, I'm not too...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
tx for opinion, puts me at ease a little more. ...

tx for opinion, puts me at ease a little more. Definitely not a race bike, just trails/touring, stuff out in Baja, eventually Central America.

Anyway I found my digital calipers last weekend so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 327,833
Posted By unrealtrip
Ya that was weird, I voted too, maybe my 1...

Ya that was weird, I voted too, maybe my 1 countered his 5?
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
Looking awesome mate! :clap I'm jealous of you...

Looking awesome mate! :clap I'm jealous of you guys with your motors already going back in.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Ok well sounds like the consensus is that the cam...

Ok well sounds like the consensus is that the cam is good but that valve might need a little more investigation, sounds good to me.

Well I got into the bike a little more this weekend, between...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Yeha I think the black w/gold rims will look...

Yeha I think the black w/gold rims will look awesome. The question is do I want to bother with reannodizing the rims or not. Seems like it'd be a major PITA just to pretty it up. :\
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Haha, there is no way I'm finishing before Mezo. ...

Haha, there is no way I'm finishing before Mezo. Aside from the fact that I'm way behind, I also have no idea what I'm doing. Thankfully between my Haynes manual and ADVrider I think I'm covered,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
This bike's history is pretty much totally...

This bike's history is pretty much totally unknown to me so unfortunately I don't know what the story is on that valve (replacement or what) I am considering taking the valves out and cleaning up...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 327,833
Posted By unrealtrip
The bike is lookin good, I"m cruisin along and...

The bike is lookin good, I"m cruisin along and then out of nowhere this jumps out. I nearly fell out of me chair. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
Lookin good :evil Question, what are you...

Lookin good :evil

Question, what are you going to do about the spring itself? Are you reusing original, getting one at a higher rate? What is the pound rating on the stock one anyway? I think...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Yeah I'm diggin the new color it will look pretty...

Yeah I'm diggin the new color it will look pretty nice I think once it is all together. Hopefully I won't have black overkill, but I think with the glossier engine paint, shaved fins and other...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
McGrude: Well if you're ever going to head up...

McGrude: Well if you're ever going to head up this way, mi casa es su casa... or at least, mi beer fridge es su beer fridge :freaky

Ok so I had to look up Desperate Dan and why on earth he was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-21-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,793
Posted By unrealtrip
fwiw: REI has the unit, but not the bundle. ...

fwiw: REI has the unit, but not the bundle.

http://www.rei.com/search?query=60CSX+&button.x=27&button.y=13

But yeah, pretty dang good prices out there on this unit right now. Makes you wonder...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-21-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,793
Posted By unrealtrip
KILLER SALE: Garmin® GPSMAP 60CSX Bundle sale $219 (reg $450)

http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/links/link.jsp;jsessionid=3INQRI0D2AX2PLAQBBKSCO3MCAEFAIWE?id=0036479229052a&type=product&cmCat=SEARCH_all&returnPage=search-results1.jsp&Ntt=garmin+60csx&N...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 327,833
Posted By unrealtrip
Could you stop doing such a damn good job? It is...

Could you stop doing such a damn good job? It is making it difficult for the rest of us meatballs doing rebuilds to have to live up to your damn standards. That is all. :) Fine work as usual. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
Frame is lookin just too nice! :) Can't wait to...

Frame is lookin just too nice! :) Can't wait to see it with some more pretty bits bolted on :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
http://www.secretreality.com/XT600/plate-01.jpg ...

http://www.secretreality.com/XT600/plate-01.jpg

http://www.secretreality.com/XT600/plate-02.jpg

http://www.secretreality.com/XT600/plate-03.jpg

Shoulda said "hero" and "wire" too many beers...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,544
Views: 1,122,967
Posted By unrealtrip
Do you guys think a black frame with black motor...

Do you guys think a black frame with black motor is color overkkill?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Cool :) BTW: So the blaster has AWESOME...

Cool :)

BTW: So the blaster has AWESOME results, but however messy you might think sandblasting is, it is FAR, FAR messier. Pictures later, I'm beat. Killer for engine/parts/etc, but the frame...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,934
Posted By unrealtrip
Riding Impression: 2010 BMW R1200GS/R1200GS Adventure

Photos and full review on link:

http://www.cycleworld.com/article.asp?section_id=42&article_id=2146&cid=33

http://www.cycleworld.com/assets/image/2010/W19/050420101418107185.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
Awesome :clap As for the vin, mine is...

Awesome :clap

As for the vin, mine is stamped but the other data, well you're lucky if yours is a plate, mine is a friggin sticker. I will be destroying mine tomorrow when I sandblast, I took...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Sometimes a little too much I think lol

Sometimes a little too much I think lol
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Thanks, so do I lol :) The home powdercoat idea...

Thanks, so do I lol :) The home powdercoat idea is a good one, although I won't have anything large enough to "bake" the frame, so at this point I'm going to stick with home sandblasting. This...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5,544
Views: 1,122,967
Posted By unrealtrip
That pipe sounds great, unlike mine which is...

That pipe sounds great, unlike mine which is obnoxiously loud. I will for sure be replacing mine when I get to that part of the build, I think I'll have to put the Quill on the table for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
I gave it some more thought, I think you're...

I gave it some more thought, I think you're right, really the best thing to do is powdercoat it, that will last longest and will be tougher than anything else, although that epoxy resin paint would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
No major updates, got the frame and motor apart,...

No major updates, got the frame and motor apart, started cleaning up the frame and was pleasantly surprised to find out that the bulk of the paint on the frame other than at wear points was actually...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
I demand photos or it didn't happen. :deal ...

I demand photos or it didn't happen. :deal

Ok, it's 4pm on friday, time to duck out of work, get a proper pint (or 5) and get lost in bikeland for a few hours. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Now that I had the bench worked out and a stand...

Now that I had the bench worked out and a stand to prop the bike up on, it was time to start tearing down the bike, first with the plastics, eventually getting to the electronics and then of course...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
That is excellent info, ty :thumb ...

That is excellent info, ty :thumb


Thanks, good luck with yours too, start a thread on it?

Gunz: What an awesome bike, that thing is clean, almost looks new you did an awesome job on it.

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 133,230
Posted By unrealtrip
How did I miss your rebuild thread? Subscribed...

How did I miss your rebuild thread? Subscribed as well :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Now that I finally had acquired the bike, I...

Now that I finally had acquired the bike, I needed to create someplace in the garage for me to do the actual work on it once I got the thing apart, so I finally had a good excuse to get around to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,782
Posted By unrealtrip
Unrealtrip's 1985 XT600 rebuild ADVenture

Hello fellow inmates, tag along if you wish but I've got to warn you I have a tendency to get a bit wordy... :deal

Backstory:
For some time now I'd been wanting to build up a proper ADV bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,503
Views: 327,833
Posted By unrealtrip
Mezo, your build thread is what inspired me to...

Mezo, your build thread is what inspired me to start a frame up build of my own. I went out and picked up an 85' XT600 with 7500km on the clock and dragged her home. I have no idea what I'm doing,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,544
Views: 1,122,967
Posted By unrealtrip
I've got a little top end rattle on my 1985 XT600...

I've got a little top end rattle on my 1985 XT600 with about 7500 hard earned miles, and since I figured I'd get into the motor anyway, and since the rest of the bike is a general mess I've decided...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By unrealtrip
A $20 lapdance at your local strip club and I'm...

A $20 lapdance at your local strip club and I'm sure you'll be covered with metallic orange glitter. lol :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,868
Posted By unrealtrip
What if there was specifically an ADVrider...

What if there was specifically an ADVrider iPhone/touch app? If there was one, what would you want to see on it? Setup routes, places, etc? Curious because I'm just starting to get into writing...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 24,715
Posted By unrealtrip
Brunton

I've been pretty happy with my Brunton Lander :deal

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Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,640
Posted By unrealtrip
I'm very happy with my Panasonic Toughbook, and...

I'm very happy with my Panasonic Toughbook, and while bulky, the durability, very easy to read outdoor display and touchscreen far outweigh that cons of size and weight. :deal
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By unrealtrip
Cheap alternative spare fuel container

Thought I'd throw this out there for consideration.

$10 from Cheaper than Dirt (http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ZBB993-1.html), 5 gallon, collapsible rubber water container with carry handles and...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By unrealtrip
Buell Uly XT: Tool tube install

I thought I'd post this for the Ulysses owners, in case you were looking for somewhere to mount one of those Agri-Supply tool tubes.

I didn't really take any pix of the actual install process,...
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