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Forum: Equipment 08-29-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ron_Luning
Cool setup. I tried a while back to get that type...

Cool setup. I tried a while back to get that type of tankring pair, but they stopped selling them as a stand-alone product without proof of bag ownership.

The Cortech product is made of a...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ron_Luning
Yes, that is it.

Yes, that is it.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ron_Luning
Pelican Case as Tank Bag

I've always liked the idea of the tank ring used by SW Motech on their Bags-Connection tank bags. Unfortunately, they charge sky-high prices for the bags (which are not waterproof), and will not sell...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
helicopter tape

I'm using this product to line the tank where the seat rubs against it: http://www.findtape.com/shop/product.aspx?id=173&setscreen=1&width=1344&height=0
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,019
Posted By Ron_Luning
I have already spoken to them on the phone. It is...

I have already spoken to them on the phone. It is not their product; they are a vendor of SW Motech products. Litigious concerns are not a consideration for their decision to no longer sell the parts...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,019
Posted By Ron_Luning
SW Motech Bags Connection source in USA?

Does anyone know of an SW Motech vendor aside from Twisted Throttle in the US? I've already tried them and they are no longer stocking a part I need for a Pelican-based tankbag.

I planned on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By Ron_Luning
I think it was right around 800 miles over the 2...

I think it was right around 800 miles over the 2 days.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By Ron_Luning
Sequoia National Park via Super Tenere

I never spend much time reading....at all, so I'll put photos instead.

The beginning of 9 Mile Canyon Road headed west out of the desert:...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,267
Posted By Ron_Luning
My only complaints are the turbulent air from...

My only complaints are the turbulent air from the windscreen and snatchy fueling in the lower rpm range. I just oordered a new windscreen that will hopefully resolve the buffeting. The throttle is...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 753,260
Posted By Ron_Luning
Jim, the road is actually pretty good now, minus...

Jim, the road is actually pretty good now, minus the snow and mud. It looks like they did some work to it in the fall and it's much smoother than it used to be. However, it may not be that way in the...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 753,260
Posted By Ron_Luning
Nate Harrison Grade Rd.

I got stuck and had to turn around to go back down hill about 600 feet further on.
http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr216/Ron_Luning/2011-02-21_10-02-11_508.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By Ron_Luning
Greg, thanks for the info. If you have time, it...

Greg, thanks for the info. If you have time, it would be great to see the results of stock ecu and stock exhaust vs pc5 and stock exhaust for those of us that like minimal noise.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,958
Posted By Ron_Luning
This video? ...

This video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABKVWDJWQiE

Nevermind, wrong magazine!
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 753,260
Posted By Ron_Luning
Clarks Grade Road near Big Bear, CA ...

Clarks Grade Road near Big Bear, CA


http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr216/Ron_Luning/CIMG1639.jpg

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr216/Ron_Luning/CIMG1643.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,135
Posted By Ron_Luning
Oh yeah? Well you're feet smell bad!...

Oh yeah? Well you're feet smell bad! JudgEEEEEEEment passed...:baby
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,135
Posted By Ron_Luning
CA Stu, I can only think that you mean a load...

CA Stu, I can only think that you mean a load applied from the side of the bike (i.e. from the left or right) when you say "lateral load", since this is not a vertical column or a building. If that...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,135
Posted By Ron_Luning
Maybe he would receive less blame from all the...

Maybe he would receive less blame from all the clowns on here if instead he said he was riding along with a 136lb girl on the back seat. Her weight would have the same influence over the subframe as...
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,694
Posted By Ron_Luning
Jeremy_L, In case it was overlooked, you should...

Jeremy_L,
In case it was overlooked, you should ensure that the oil filter can be removed with the skid plate in place(i.e. a human hand can fit in between the plate and the engine). Also, there...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
I have a Pat Walsh crashbar/skidplate combo on my...

I have a Pat Walsh crashbar/skidplate combo on my DL650. That kind of setup for the Tenere would be ideal. Like mentioned before, the ability to not remove the skidplate/crashbars for routine...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 432,776
Posted By Ron_Luning
Are all retailers selling the radials now, or are...

Are all retailers selling the radials now, or are there still a lot of the bias ply tires in circulation? I'm looking at Cycle Gear in particular since they have a very low price.
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
$400 heated grip kit....for that much I could pay...

$400 heated grip kit....for that much I could pay the sun to warm up the planet a little more. Who are they kidding?
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 71,025
Posted By Ron_Luning
Deposit on a black one with a local dealer. Too...

Deposit on a black one with a local dealer. Too bad the People's Republic of California added $1100 to the bill in tax.

I recommend Vey's Powersports in San Diego to anyone looking in the area....
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
Perfect, thanks very much. So the file works and...

Perfect, thanks very much. So the file works and should be quite accurate depending on your actual rear tire size. The rear tire of course does expand while spinning, but it also gets pushed in at...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
Below is what the file looks like. I made this...

Below is what the file looks like. I made this for another bike a while ago so it was an easy conversion. Unfortunately I just put in a value of 1 for the primary reduction ratio. So the numbers you...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
Thanks Graham, Does the service manual list a...

Thanks Graham,
Does the service manual list a primary gear ratio? This would be from the crank to the clutch hub. It is usually part of the detailed specs. Unfortunately without that, I can't make...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
Does anyone know the specific values for the...

Does anyone know the specific values for the following:
-Primary gear ratio
-Indivdual gear ratios (1-6)
-Final drive ratio

They aren't on the spec sheets on the website, and I'd like to put...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,003
Posted By Ron_Luning
So still 39ish MPG US loaded up. Pretty good...

So still 39ish MPG US loaded up. Pretty good...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,003
Posted By Ron_Luning
5L/100km equates to 47mpg (US Gallons). I've been...

5L/100km equates to 47mpg (US Gallons). I've been riding a nearly 50/50 split of freeways and surface streets on my DL650 and have averaged around 42.5 mpg.

I don't believe that there is a...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,003
Posted By Ron_Luning
So, translated to US units I have your figures...

So, translated to US units I have your figures as:

Freeway in flat Holland results in 43.4mpg doing 84 mph
Travelpace doing backroads in france lots of campers results in 45.8mpg (lots of...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,003
Posted By Ron_Luning
Super Tenere fuel economy

I'm on the verge of laying down a deposit on the S10 now that it will be available in the USA.

The only fuel mileage stated from a test on the internet is as follows "Economy on the trip varied...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,045
Posted By Ron_Luning
Pelican cases?

Pelican cases?
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,083
Posted By Ron_Luning
I will probably never again spend the big money...

I will probably never again spend the big money on an aftermarket seat. The Wee is my second bike that I've used a Beadrider on, and it makes a huge difference. For the money, you won't find a better...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9,300
Views: 3,678,680
Posted By Ron_Luning
jgunsett, The shield had a label on it that...

jgunsett,
The shield had a label on it that read "Powerbronze". I've never heard of that before, but for the one ride I went on there was tremendous buffeting around 75-80 mph. I'll see what...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,300
Views: 3,678,680
Posted By Ron_Luning
I just bought a 2006 Wee. It has 17.5K miles and...

I just bought a 2006 Wee. It has 17.5K miles and a bunch of add-ons: new chain/sprocket, intiminators, pelican 1550's, 12V outlet, heated grips, taller screen, handguards, skidplate/crash guard...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,242
Posted By Ron_Luning
It looks like they have reformulated it:...

It looks like they have reformulated it: http://www.yamaha-motor.com/outboard/apparel/apsubcontaineritems/3/145/all/1/detail.aspx

That may or may not be a good thing for use in motorcycle engines.
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,242
Posted By Ron_Luning
On the bottles I have, the shock treatment is...

On the bottles I have, the shock treatment is written in green letters and calls for 2oz/gal of fuel. So with the 12 oz bottles, I dumped a bottle into the tank on my FZ1 at a full fill. I can't...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,242
Posted By Ron_Luning
I'm not sure if this will be useful to you guys...

I'm not sure if this will be useful to you guys with oil consumption problems, but I had a 2002 Yamaha FZ1 that didn't burn a drop until around 24K miles. Then it started to use around 1/2 quart or...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Ron_Luning
These figures are for Australia, not the USA.

These figures are for Australia, not the USA.
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26,088
Views: 4,972,475
Posted By Ron_Luning
GB: what makes you think that the S10 is not...

GB: what makes you think that the S10 is not coming here (i.e. North America)? Not that anyone ever said it was, but is there some new evidence to suggest that it definitely won't be sold here? I...
Forum: Beasts 04-22-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,642
Posted By Ron_Luning
Bead Rider works very well for me. If a taxi...

Bead Rider works very well for me. If a taxi driver likes sitting on that stuff all day long, then it must work.
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