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Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:12 AM
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Posted By spagthorpe
I guess it's your settings. Only page 500 for me.

I guess it's your settings. Only page 500 for me.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,710
Posted By spagthorpe
You're in LA. That means lots of freeway...

You're in LA. That means lots of freeway everywhere, especially anywhere you are going to want to go ride offroad. To me this would take out the WR and EXC. The 500 has no problem doing freeway...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Map switches.... There is the Sicass Racing...

Map switches....

There is the Sicass Racing switch , and there is a completely different one in the Hard Parts catalog that actually has some underseat motor controller thing, that has a dial with...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By spagthorpe
Are you starting from Alta Road, or way over by...

Are you starting from Alta Road, or way over by Aquatica?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
I understand the block off kit, but what does the...

I understand the block off kit, but what does the breather hose relocation get you? Is it just a hose that goes to a separate pod filter instead of the air box?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Really thin tube? I pretty much just use...

Really thin tube? I pretty much just use Bridgestone Ultra HDs, and while they are a pain in the ass in some ways, and expensive, I can't imagine pinching one during install.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
The forged Motion Pro levers that double as...

The forged Motion Pro levers that double as wrenches are fantastic. Good leverage, and that's two other tools you can leave out of your kit.

I'd emphasize that you should learn how to, and only...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By spagthorpe
Yamaha Big Wheel vs Honda Fat Cat

I see BWs for sale more frequently, but I've seen a couple of Fat Cats as well. Any opinions on one over the other? It would be for a complete newbie older rider.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-28-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 33,269
Posted By spagthorpe
Garmin Nuvi 3597 ...

Garmin Nuvi 3597
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26650218#post26650218
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
What about the 14/52 combo...smack between the...

What about the 14/52 combo...smack between the 13/50 and 14/50.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
If you get just the EXP 3.0 do you still retain a...

If you get just the EXP 3.0 do you still retain a usable clutch? I know the Core version maintains stock clutch feel, so you still have that control of you want it. I know I used to run the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Is anyone making an aluminum skidplate that also...

Is anyone making an aluminum skidplate that also covers the water pump?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Hard Parts milk crate on order.

Hard Parts milk crate on order.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
They had one at a dealer I was at. I picked it...

They had one at a dealer I was at. I picked it up (the XL) and it was a brick for sure. Seemed like some quality kit though, came with the interchangeable lenses/shields, etc. The 2lbs is really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Out of curiosity I looked it up. The Pro kit for...

Out of curiosity I looked it up. The Pro kit for the 500 is 12-oz, the XL kit is 2.5 lbs, or 40oz. That is a lot of extra weight if there isn't much benefit.

Same lumens for both, but the XL...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Pros and cons of Acerbis 4.1 vs 5.3 tanks? From...

Pros and cons of Acerbis 4.1 vs 5.3 tanks? From pictures they look pretty much identical, but I know that extra 1.2 gallons is going somewhere. My initial feeling is that it's better to have the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,081
Posted By spagthorpe
YP, what kind of roadbook holder is that on your...

YP, what kind of roadbook holder is that on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Did that once. I didn't find the newer KTM locks...

Did that once. I didn't find the newer KTM locks that much heavier than the Motion Pro. Put a different way, the stock rims were balanced. Replaced the tube and rimlock with a Bridgestone ultra...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
I've seen people on some dirtbike forums using...

I've seen people on some dirtbike forums using plastidip on both bike plastics and tanks. Might not be as flashy as some graphics, but you could probably do something cool with a few colors of it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
What is the width difference from the stock US...

What is the width difference from the stock US one? That Euro switch looks really wide, though maybe it's just the photo.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
That sucked. I've been there. Dealing with...

That sucked. I've been there. Dealing with external fixators blows. I had six of them coming out of my foot the last time, and one of them got infected. It was deep, so more like when they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
Better the bike gets a little busted and you...

Better the bike gets a little busted and you landed okay.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,261
Posted By spagthorpe
The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. ...

The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. Not sure how to fix it. Units like the AdventureTech brake light, mimics the stock bulb and doesn't cause a warning light.
Forum: Regional Forums 01-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 217,825
Posted By spagthorpe
Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I...

Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I won't be able to attend the rally. Please let me know if there is anything I need to do with regards to the refund. Sorry about that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,922
Posted By spagthorpe
Figure even at the normal height, it should have...

Figure even at the normal height, it should have at least 4" of sag in the suspension when you sit on it, going with the 1/3 rule. If you were to drop it another couple, and especially with a lower...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,711
Posted By spagthorpe
Might depend on year. They change the computers...

Might depend on year. They change the computers sometimes, and lights and buttons are different.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,355
Posted By spagthorpe
Pilot Roads

Pilot Roads
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By spagthorpe
Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep,...

Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep, but haven't drunk the Koolaid yet.
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,916
Posted By spagthorpe
I should check the vendor forum more often. That...

I should check the vendor forum more often. That was a good deal.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,658
Posted By spagthorpe
Or by the parts off someone else. I see people...

Or by the parts off someone else. I see people selling off their conversion kits all the time on SMJ for a fraction of what it would cost new.

You could always just get the EXC, and throw some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,249
Posted By spagthorpe
I've got one of these on mine:...

I've got one of these on mine: http://adventuretech.ca/index.php?p=led-brakelights

I think it's pretty damn bright, and the flashing (adjustable) before it goes steady is very eye catching. I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By spagthorpe
I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained...

I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained ankle for a couple of weeks now, and just when it seems like it's better, it flairs again. It's just hard to bank on being able to ride that...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 220,564
Posted By spagthorpe
Sam Sunderland takes his Rally bike to the MX Track

Awesome on so many levels...

http://vimeo.com/114954139
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,108
Posted By spagthorpe
It's feast or famine when you decide to look for...

It's feast or famine when you decide to look for a particular bike, but I've seen plenty of Husky 610s in the $3000 range. Basically the same weight as the DRZ, a 6th gear, way more motor, relaxed...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 12-22-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,612,361
Posted By spagthorpe
I know for all large map copies, I typically pull...

I know for all large map copies, I typically pull the card, and use a little USB card reader I have. The West 24K is more like 3.5GB, and I've copied it and others just fine like this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9,986
Views: 2,086,515
Posted By spagthorpe
That area looks like a blast to ride. When are...

That area looks like a blast to ride. When are you hosting an adv event? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,081
Posted By spagthorpe
Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea...

Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea what it was, but looked like it would be fun to play on. Didn't appear to be sold.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,631
Posted By spagthorpe
Might have an issue with the stock handguards if...

Might have an issue with the stock handguards if you have those. The ends of the stock bars are machined, so chopping those off means you'll have to get creative.

Splitting on the highway isn't...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 297,603
Posted By spagthorpe
Delorme inReach SE 2-Way Satellite Communicator

The GPS Store has these for $249 right now, which is $50 off, plus you get a $50 rebate from Delorme, so $100 off on what is a normally a $299 unit is pretty slick.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,239
Posted By spagthorpe
I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for...

I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for a while, a year or two ago. Where did you end up buying it?
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