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Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By Adelphos
I'm really starting to love white bikes.

I'm really starting to love white bikes.
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Nice haha I don't have the guts to try on this...

Nice haha I don't have the guts to try on this bike. That's what old beaters are for haha
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10,851
Views: 1,567,485
Posted By Adelphos
I'm upping the front sprocket to a 16t and...

I'm upping the front sprocket to a 16t and putting on pretty much street tires (Distanzias) as well as a few other adjustments. I'm hoping my FE goes up a hair. I love the fact that I can get moped...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10,851
Views: 1,567,485
Posted By Adelphos
http://www.dmospecialties.com/ High quality,...

http://www.dmospecialties.com/

High quality, clean welds and coating and I was impressed with how quickly they got to me. It was only 2 or 3 days after I ordered from him. They're a perfect fit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,851
Views: 1,567,485
Posted By Adelphos
Got my larger footpegs and hand guards installed...

Got my larger footpegs and hand guards installed today. Tomorrow I re-jet the carb (130 & 42.5), throw in the new air filter (UNI), change the front sprocket (16t) and when that's done I drop it off...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 01:47 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Consensus between the two bikes seems to be the...

Consensus between the two bikes seems to be the same everywhere.

In comparison to one another:
-V-Strom will excel at long trips and two up and make a fine commuter.
-CBX will excel at commuting...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10,851
Views: 1,567,485
Posted By Adelphos
Too late haha nevermind. I ordered new tires...

Too late haha nevermind. I ordered new tires today so I won't be needing the rear from you.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10,851
Views: 1,567,485
Posted By Adelphos
I would take a spare rear wheel if it was in good...

I would take a spare rear wheel if it was in good shape. How much you want for it? Shipped to 57401.
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Very true. A much more simple approach. Simple is...

Very true. A much more simple approach. Simple is almost always better ha. Just don't pop an HID in a halogen housing. Don't want light going every which way and blinding all oncommers like all the...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Not to derail this thread to much and just make...

Not to derail this thread to much and just make it a lighting only thread, haha, but TRS also does big group buys through Tacomaworld and a few other forums for us truck guys. I know for a fact that...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
The mini H1 and mini D2S have been fitted in...

The mini H1 and mini D2S have been fitted in smaller housing before. But even if you didn't want to deal with that they have an even smaller projector called their matchbox projector. Not as good of...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 10:54 AM
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Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I have only done this to my Pickups in the past...

I have only done this to my Pickups in the past but they're my favorite mod, bar none. I don't know what it would entail with the X as I've never taken the headlight housing out while at a dealership...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
If you want an amazing headlight, don't hesitate...

If you want an amazing headlight, don't hesitate to take the time to install a projector retrofit from TRS. I have these on my Pickup and it is like night and day, literally, wherever I shine my...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Hey if there are any in here from Easter South...

Hey if there are any in here from Easter South Dakota I'd love to!

I don't want a "test ride" for the heck of it, so much as the chance to ride it because I'm about to buy one for sure. I know...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I definitely didn't feel "bad" on it one little...

I definitely didn't feel "bad" on it one little bit. I just meant that it didn't have that feeling, you know, the one where you get on your bike and go, ahhhh, fits like a glove. I'm sure a test ride...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 07:22 PM
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Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I already don't like how far back the footpegs...

I already don't like how far back the footpegs are (I know, same on others) and if anything I'd bring the bars up an inch with a spacer. I've sat on the others and they're not my style. I need a...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Finally got to sit on an X, but they wouldn't let...

Finally got to sit on an X, but they wouldn't let me test ride it . . . unless I was buying it. Well if I was buying it on the spot I could "test ride" it home couldn't I? ha (And yes, I had pants,...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:44 AM
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Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Yup, I've seen those. Honda has them from the...

Yup, I've seen those. Honda has them from the factory.

The clear things on this guy's bike were bolted to the very top, stuck straight out horizontally, and swoop upward toward the blinker....
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 107,571
Posted By Adelphos
Your friend James reminds me of Clint Eastwood....

Your friend James reminds me of Clint Eastwood. That is a compliment of the highest order ha Just chiming in so I can follow your adventure!
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:13 AM
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Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Thanks. The concept makes sense if they are what...

Thanks. The concept makes sense if they are what I think they are. I've just never seen them like his.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:03 AM
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Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
In that second, short video, can anyone tell me...

In that second, short video, can anyone tell me what those plastic windscreen material looking bit are bolted to his side fairings swooping upward toward the blinkers? Looks like just more wind...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
dogjaw, this video may be of some interest to...

dogjaw, this video may be of some interest to you.

Skip to about 16:00 to see the heaviest stuff he drives through. He has another short video explaining what tires he chose and some of his other...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I grew up a Yamaha guy but everyone knows not to...

I grew up a Yamaha guy but everyone knows not to bother going to the Yamaha dealer in my hometown. I knows tons of guys who ride two hours to the next town to get service done and my buddies with...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
An inch difference is no problem on my dirtbikes...

An inch difference is no problem on my dirtbikes ha you may want to get in and take some measurements yourself before you order. You'd probably be a pioneer in the area. Not many people are changing...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
This guy has a few videos of his setup as well: ...

This guy has a few videos of his setup as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQk5y_VsmkQ
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Snap. I really hated on the white from static...

Snap. I really hated on the white from static photos of it just sitting, but for some reason that video made me rethink my whole stance on it. I may get one . . . looks freaking mean, especially...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Dealer's can lose customers. Customers don't...

Dealer's can lose customers. Customers don't "lose" dealers. Nothing wrong with asking if they can hook it up since it's brand new. Customer Satisfaction is in the name of good and return business.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Oh, man. Stoked for pics if you get around to it....

Oh, man. Stoked for pics if you get around to it. Sounds great! Good to hear you kept wanting to come back to your X. That means a lot.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Yup, I know haha I quoted dogjaw who was asking...

Yup, I know haha I quoted dogjaw who was asking about your light and showing interest in upgrading his own. I think the TRS kit would be good for him (or anyone else interesting in upgrading any...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
If you're upgrading light please do yourself the...

If you're upgrading light please do yourself the biggest favor and get a projector retrofit through TRS. I've done this to my Pickups and the difference is phenomenal. Much better than just upgrading...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Haha only 4-5 months out of the year. thats all....

Haha only 4-5 months out of the year. thats all. Another 2-3 are too windy.
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Haven't even seen one in person in South Dakota...

Haven't even seen one in person in South Dakota or Lincoln, NE.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
And, Sold! ha that's basically what I want. SM...

And, Sold! ha that's basically what I want. SM nimble paired with long distance capable/comfortable and while it will be primarily a street bike, coming form all dirt bikes I don't want to be limited...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Hey, thanks for the feedback guys. Somehow I knew...

Hey, thanks for the feedback guys. Somehow I knew you'd be the man to chime in dogjaw, haha. I like your set up to the point where I recognize it when going through photos on here. Waiting to sell...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Well, another riding season is upon us. I've...

Well, another riding season is upon us. I've convinced myself all winter I don't need an X, but now that I smell spring it's calling my name again!

I have a question for you all. I LOVE that the...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I know I've said it, and I'll leave it alone...

I know I've said it, and I'll leave it alone after this haha easy fix and no biggie, but I love everything about that bike/pic^ until that sticker grabs my eye. I'll never understand what Honda was...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Seems to pretty much be the general consensus. ...

Seems to pretty much be the general consensus.

Commuter plus highway jaunts - CB500X

Long haul highway plus some commuting - V Strom

Have the time and money - BOTH :D ( I wish )
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
We've gone two whole pages without pictures,...

We've gone two whole pages without pictures, people :D
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
Hmm, a place for mounting highway pegs :)

Hmm, a place for mounting highway pegs :)
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,873
Posted By Adelphos
I thought the same. Still under 3'. Thank you...

I thought the same. Still under 3'. Thank you kindly.
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