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Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By St_rydr
Any of you fellas replace the turn signals with...

Any of you fellas replace the turn signals with LED's? After some research I've found you need 10watt/10ohm resistors. I guess radio shack is my easiest path of resistance to obtain some. I've seen...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 07:32 AM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
What should a guy expect to have to spend? :ear

What should a guy expect to have to spend? :ear
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,453
Posted By St_rydr
Poser biker...we missed ur face. :D

Poser biker...we missed ur face. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,453
Posted By St_rydr
Thanks Cannon for the M&G, good times. DOT...

Thanks Cannon for the M&G, good times.
DOT simulator trailer was fun for the St_Rydette and Lil Strider.
Weekends go too fast.
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 06:52 AM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
Thanks those look easy enough to source. Like...

Thanks those look easy enough to source.
Like these too...

http://www.zenoverland.com/user/products/large/SUG-LOP-001_1.jpg
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By St_rydr
Gents: Any of you fellas remember or seen the...

Gents: Any of you fellas remember or seen the loops added to Triumph OEM panniers to haul more gear on top of them. I'm trying to locate the loops or something similar that won't rattle going down...
Forum: Beasts 03-18-2014, 06:10 PM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
Tex is a little more relaxed. 1050 has a little...

Tex is a little more relaxed. 1050 has a little better feedback 1up.
Tex performs better 2 up than the 1050 imho.
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,030
Posted By St_rydr
and a flush kit to get the contamination out and...

and a flush kit to get the contamination out and dryer/filter to catch any left overs..
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 03:44 PM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
The front end is far from soft. It's a pleasant...

The front end is far from soft. It's a pleasant change from my past Triumph's.
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,161
Posted By St_rydr
Auto zone is the lowest of the low. Bad way...

Auto zone is the lowest of the low.

Bad way to run a biz. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/03/devin-mcclean-autozone-employee-fired-robbery_n_2220219.html)
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By St_rydr
Triumph has a great warranty and solid dealership...

Triumph has a great warranty and solid dealership network.
If you want to off road more look at the 800XC or Yamaha Tenere.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By St_rydr
Well stated, what Triumph does best is Torque. ...

Well stated, what Triumph does best is Torque.
Triumph dominates the street because of sheer grunt where and when you need it.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By St_rydr
Triumph had 190hp+est in 2003 in their little...

Triumph had 190hp+est in 2003 in their little test mule. It was heavy I'm willing to bet too.

Horsepower in 2014.. all big name motorcycles today produce insane numbers.
Gasp even Harley....:rofl...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By St_rydr
So is the 675 not fast enough?:ear Daytona's...

So is the 675 not fast enough?:ear
Daytona's seem to do all the leading of liter bikes around these parts. Something about riding a slow bike fast versus a fast bike slow it seems is true in the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By St_rydr
http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac134/zedxten/c...

http://i893.photobucket.com/albums/ac134/zedxten/carbonspeedy.jpg

A local bloke...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,637
Posted By St_rydr
Triumph had a 1300 in the works at one point...

Triumph had a 1300 in the works at one point awhile back. The 675 around that time took off and made big T money. Triumph didn't feel the market was strong enough to support another liter bike in the...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By St_rydr
A relay with a timer would probably do the trick,...

A relay with a timer would probably do the trick, however how long is enough to signal at a stop light? What is the value of having a bright light opposite the light of the direction you are...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Good to hear help is near. Do us all a humble...

Good to hear help is near. Do us all a humble favor. Get well first, then worry about us here in cyber land. I got nothing but time for the snow to melt away to get out riding. Got a fresh 5" here...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
Use that cruise control button, infact wear it...

Use that cruise control button, infact wear it out... If I have any stop and go traffic throw that 53mpg out the window.(premium fuel burnt no idea if it makes a difference but I personally dislike...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 10:11 AM
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Posted By St_rydr
Temperature effects combustion. What the are...

Temperature effects combustion. What the are temps before and after?
Typically the colder it gets the worse mpg suffers.
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Thanks for checking in, get well soon. Relieved...

Thanks for checking in, get well soon. Relieved to hear it's the flu but that little to no consolation so far from home. When you're done with this little side adventure get back to your normal old...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 06:27 AM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
If...I can keep my fist outta the throttle I've...

If...I can keep my fist outta the throttle I've seen 53 mpg 2 up at 72mph steady cruise on the Interstate
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Hydration is your amigo, drink lots o fluids and...

Hydration is your amigo, drink lots o fluids and drink some more. Nothing you didn't already know but sleeping with out fluids will make you worse. But I'm just a darn kid...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-26-2014, 09:36 PM
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Views: 127,453
Posted By St_rydr
In and Mrs . St_rydr.

In and Mrs . St_rydr.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Sounds like the old gal likes touring Meh-E-ko...

Sounds like the old gal likes touring Meh-E-ko better than coming back to the US. Glad to hear your in good hands, keep up the good humor and sense of adventure.
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By St_rydr
So when he got done going over it he had how much...

So when he got done going over it he had how much into it? Let me guess he was able to do all his own work? This is a very small percentage of back yard diy due to the tools and training it takes...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By St_rydr
This. 10K in the truck market pulling 12k lbs...

This.
10K in the truck market pulling 12k lbs is a roadside emergency.
Even when you do find something prepare it with all new fluids,brakes and rubber for peace of mind.
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 09:37 AM
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Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
If your still looking for a Demo... Clicky...

If your still looking for a Demo...
Clicky (http://www.triumph1.com/default.asp?page=xNewInventoryDetail&id=586475&p=4&s=Year&d=D&i=%2Fimglib%2Ftrimsdb%2F1103981-0-1506111.png)
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By St_rydr
Wife and I have the Shark Evoline 3's, Revilla...

Wife and I have the Shark Evoline 3's, Revilla sale around xmas had them nearly 45% off. Not enough miles to get an informed opinion on noise yet but I expect it to be a tad noisier than a full face...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,419
Posted By St_rydr
I have meet one or two guys over my lifetime that...

I have meet one or two guys over my lifetime that have the dedication to prepare and plan enough to get a structured ride together and do it over seas.
That being said what you want to see may not...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,289
Posted By St_rydr
Big Agnes (https://www.bigagnes.com/) I...

Big Agnes (https://www.bigagnes.com/)

I really think their sleeping bags/pads are top notch.
Tent I would either go cheap or go with REI as their warranty/return policy and available stores...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,190
Posted By St_rydr
Mesh is more comfortable in the heat..BUT you...

Mesh is more comfortable in the heat..BUT you need to remind yourself to drink fluids as you are constantly evaporating sweat while riding.
With the zippered approach you sweat less than the mesh as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Nice to see what my wife will put up with when I...

Nice to see what my wife will put up with when I get to be an old fart. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
Changes the pivot of the lever not the engagement...

Changes the pivot of the lever not the engagement point. Tried this band aid.
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,888
Views: 775,035
Posted By St_rydr
Question for those in the know...When I let out...

Question for those in the know...When I let out the clutch on Tex it doesn't engage until the very last bit of lever travel. I had it back to the dealer several times with no fix. He says that's just...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By St_rydr
I've learned with my wallet. It sucked. Perhaps...

I've learned with my wallet. It sucked. Perhaps mentorship on the weekends has it rewards?
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,364
Posted By St_rydr
Awesome little ride report to look forward to...

Awesome little ride report to look forward to spring fling with the wife.
Those leather bags could probably be re-sewn with some super fishing line so they don't come apart again.
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Good old bungee will fail at worst possible time....

Good old bungee will fail at worst possible time. Find a Walmart ( I know Mexico has them I broke down and had to check one out while in Cancun) and get some nylon straps or Rok straps.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,941
Posted By St_rydr
Iguana...TACO'S! Yum taste lick chicken...

Iguana...TACO'S! Yum taste lick chicken...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,005
Posted By St_rydr
Let's see better roads, no tolls, better food,...

Let's see better roads, no tolls, better food, cheaper prices, and place to lay your head at night on the cheap...I'd say your doing it right. Viva LaMexico...
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