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Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,665
Posted By mikeash
2009 KLR with IMS tank. ...

2009 KLR with IMS tank.
http://mikeash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KLR/i-qVh8Qvh/0/M/newlightandrad-M.jpg

Before and after....
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By mikeash
I have this Ogio tail bag, and couldn't be...

I have this Ogio tail bag, and couldn't be happier with it.

http://ogio.com/tail-bag

It has a zipper to expand when you're carrying a bit more, and a built in rain cover hidden in a zippered...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By mikeash
Were you using the liner? That's the part that...

Were you using the liner? That's the part that has the waterproof layer. For warmer weather, frogg toggs inside the shell pant would work instead of the insulated liner.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,851
Posted By mikeash
This might help sway you on the Firstgear TPG...

This might help sway you on the Firstgear TPG pants. Rode home in a downpour last Monday and stayed dry. The jacket I have is a Revit Cayenne Pro which is also awesome.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,079
Posted By mikeash
I completely agree that you might regret getting...

I completely agree that you might regret getting the heated vest instead of the heated jacket, but you won't regret getting the heated jacket.

I have the Firstgear jacket and gloves.
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,047
Posted By mikeash
I'm using the Firstgear remote for the Firstgear...

I'm using the Firstgear remote for the Firstgear jacket and gloves together. It works great, but buy extra batteries for the unit (2032 watch style). If you're like me, you'll forget to turn it off...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2013, 04:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,443
Posted By mikeash
Have one in my 950, my Husky dirt bike, and my...

Have one in my 950, my Husky dirt bike, and my KLR. 32K on the 950, 2K on the Husky, and 10K on the KLR. No issues.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-28-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,577
Posted By mikeash
You have to ride in the rain, or you'll never get...

You have to ride in the rain, or you'll never get to use the squeegee that comes on the left hand glove. What a tragic waste that would be. Oddly enough, it looks like I'll be riding home from work...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By mikeash
Yeah, I was happy I found the deal. I couldn't...

Yeah, I was happy I found the deal. I couldn't ever bring myself to pay 200 plus for pants. I wear 36x34 jeans, and the 38 tall was the perfect size for me. I bought a used revit cayenne pro...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,307
Posted By mikeash
Great deal on Firstgear TPG Escape pants

Too good a deal to pass up, and they still have a good selection of sizes. I received mine a few days ago. 300 miles in temps down to 35 degrees so far and I love 'em.

I have no affiliation...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-09-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,908
Posted By mikeash
2,000 miles so far on my new Saddlemen seat. ...

2,000 miles so far on my new Saddlemen seat. Bike had a Corbin on it when I bought it. Hated that seat. Love the new one. It's narrower, has the suede like material in the seating area, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,508
Posted By mikeash
Where did you get it for $160?

Where did you get it for $160?
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 117,344
Posted By mikeash
Just got my shirt. Keep pushing, we're all...

Just got my shirt. Keep pushing, we're all pulling for you.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By mikeash
Fastways or Pivot Pegz. Both are great.

Fastways or Pivot Pegz. Both are great.
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,590
Posted By mikeash
+1 I remember buying a new 10 speed when I...

+1

I remember buying a new 10 speed when I was a kid. They hadn't tightened the front brake lever to the bars. It fell off and it along with the cable got sucked into the front wheel. Spokes...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,293
Posted By mikeash
I bought one similar to this ...

I bought one similar to this ...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By mikeash
Just got one of these too. 400 miles so far, and...

Just got one of these too. 400 miles so far, and I love it. I commute two hours each day round trip to work. Had the Corbin, and it was too wide, and I would always slide forward on it. Glad...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By mikeash
At a 500 dollar price point, I would be...

At a 500 dollar price point, I would be interested. Eager to see how it comes out.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,462
Posted By mikeash
AXO Boxer Enduro for around 100 bucks new. I...

AXO Boxer Enduro for around 100 bucks new.

I Like my combat lites for when it's dirt roads, but nothing too technical.
I Love my Alpinestars Tech 8's for when I need major bash protection.

The...
Forum: Racing 05-25-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By mikeash
Me and a friend are going this year. Taking our...

Me and a friend are going this year. Taking our Moto Guzzi's down in the truck. Staying three nights at a hotel near the beach in Santa Cruz. Going to ride the bikes to the track each day. Taking...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,444
Posted By mikeash
I kicked the crap out of my harbor freight 4x8...

I kicked the crap out of my harbor freight 4x8 trailer over the last 8 years, putting about 10,000 miles on it. Two years ago I welded some sides on it which made a huge difference in rigidity. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,024
Posted By mikeash
15 ft long, and 1000 pound rating? WTF are you...

15 ft long, and 1000 pound rating? WTF are you strapping to your bike? Another bike? :eek1
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,024
Posted By mikeash
Rok Straps are awesome. Prefer the classic...

Rok Straps are awesome. Prefer the classic style. Looping through itself, I never have to worry about a hook popping loose or getting damaged in a crash. Used two rok straps to secure a one gallon...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,551,165
Posted By mikeash
A couple years ago, my daughter's boyfriend came...

A couple years ago, my daughter's boyfriend came with us on an atv ride out in the mountains.
We stopped for a water break about an hour in. While looking at him, I said to my friend "when
do we...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,551,165
Posted By mikeash
"Took my 11 year old on her first "long" ride,...

"Took my 11 year old on her first "long" ride, 200km all up.
She handled it really well.
It was my turn to carry Godzilla on his way around the world."


Love the old bike, it looks to be in...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,850
Posted By mikeash
I really like the top design best.

I really like the top design best.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 777,742
Posted By mikeash
I have the upper fairing I'll let go pretty cheap...

I have the upper fairing I'll let go pretty cheap if you need it. Same color. I think I might have my stock bars laying around too.

Shit, just noticed it says you sold it.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-25-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,186
Posted By mikeash
Very cool that you found a way to keep riding.

Very cool that you found a way to keep riding.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 128,718
Posted By mikeash
My buddy rides a DRZ400. He rode my TE510, and...

My buddy rides a DRZ400. He rode my TE510, and promptly told me I was cheating.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,551,165
Posted By mikeash
I wish we would have started earlier. It's great...

I wish we would have started earlier. It's great to see so many great dads sharing their love of
motorcycles with their daughters.:wings
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,551,165
Posted By mikeash
We were very near the back of the pack, but it...

We were very near the back of the pack, but it was fun to share a first race experience.

She was forced to ride the little Honda in the race, because she seized the motor in her
KTM 200 the week...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 25,592
Posted By mikeash
Trinity Lookout in Idaho. 9500' with some great...

Trinity Lookout in Idaho. 9500' with some great views.

http://mikeash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/950-ADV/i-T6FM6k3/0/M/DSCF3116-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-08-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,609
Views: 1,551,165
Posted By mikeash
We both had our first ever race Sunday. We had a...

We both had our first ever race Sunday. We had a blast.

http://mikeash.smugmug.com/Children/Ashley/i-27C5XGg/0/M/bar2bar1-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 207,453
Posted By mikeash
Willow Creek Trail in Idaho taken on 10-22-2011 ...

Willow Creek Trail in Idaho taken on 10-22-2011
http://mikeash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WillowCreek/i-kX5hSX9/0/M/gorgeous-M.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,944
Posted By mikeash
I have the Tourmaster Sentinel pants and jacket. ...

I have the Tourmaster Sentinel pants and jacket. Ridden in snow and rain with them. I also have the boot cover/gaiter. Bone dry.

They're a little spendy, but they've never let me down.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19,022
Views: 7,775,177
Posted By mikeash
Great ride from two weeks ago

http://mikeash.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/950-ADV/i-JPFDzTg/0/M/319250150007043932317610522586-M.jpg
Small stream crossing.
...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 903,903
Posted By mikeash
Best Pants: Klim Dakar Best Boots: ...

Best Pants: Klim Dakar
Best Boots: Axo Boxer Enduro
Best Fuel Storage: Rotopax 1 gallon
Best Protection: Acerbis Cosmo
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 133,558
Posted By mikeash
I have the pro moto billet rack and run one rok...

I have the pro moto billet rack and run one rok strap side to side and one lengthwise. The
excess is tucked into the center opening of the rotopax can.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 128,718
Posted By mikeash
I'm not light on the throttle, so I generally get...

I'm not light on the throttle, so I generally get about 70-80 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 128,718
Posted By mikeash
New to me 2007 TE510. Absolutely love it. ...

New to me 2007 TE510. Absolutely love it.

Oversize Fluidyne radiators
Rekluse clutch
Pro Moto Billet rack
Hyde Racing skid plate
Fastway pegs
Fastway handguards
Enduro Engineering shark fin...
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