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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Wife and I rode 100 miles of Hickman this...

Wife and I rode 100 miles of Hickman this morning. Tatum Rd. was nice and washed out from the rains.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
Where are you located? I have a friend who is...

Where are you located? I have a friend who is looking for an Xco. We are in Nashville, TN.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
Anyone here want to trade their regular seat for...

Anyone here want to trade their regular seat for my tall seat?

http://images.craigslist.org/00c0c_8ncEFPKgIx7_600x450.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
TN Backdrop

I've had this bike 9 months and so far it's been a great little runner. Now if only I could add an Xchallenge to the garage as well:D
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
He is missing his signature riding gear - a pair...

He is missing his signature riding gear - a pair of fishing waders:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
I agree with the guys above. You will be down...

I agree with the guys above. You will be down shifting more often to carry the weight but with an upgraded rear spring it will work quite well for the task at hand. Just don't try buzzing down the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
I have the BMW handguards which are better at...

I have the BMW handguards which are better at protecting the levers in a tip over than keeping hands warm. I run a set of Hippo hands on top of the handguards and they work so well I have not taken...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
It has been a while since I've been in a hot tub...

It has been a while since I've been in a hot tub with IHF complaining about how good the day was. :evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 93,404
Views: 5,042,749
Posted By jeventures
Thank you for the tip! Does Larry have a...

Thank you for the tip! Does Larry have a favorite beer I can bring him?:D
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-24-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 93,404
Views: 5,042,749
Posted By jeventures
NWA Single Track - Eureka Springs

Tennessee KTM rider heading to Eureka Springs for Thanksgiving...so where should I take my 450 and my brother and his 450 while I'm out that way? Bikes are plated but we prefer to be in the woods...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Thanks for the offer. It will be next week until...

Thanks for the offer. It will be next week until I have time to check it out:( Seems a common problem is the seal in the slave cylinder so I'll start there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
I snuck out for a couple hours at Boneyard...

I snuck out for a couple hours at Boneyard yesterday. aaand also lost pressure in my clutch lever...made for an interesting ride home.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,087
Posted By jeventures
I second cleaning the idle actuator valve. It's...

I second cleaning the idle actuator valve. It's easy to get to on the side of the throttle body.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
Try removing the front rotor and cleaning the...

Try removing the front rotor and cleaning the mounts on the rim and the mounting area of the rotor. I believe its a floating rotor that can cause pulsing when the mounts get gummed up over time....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6,566
Views: 368,902
Posted By jeventures
I have not seen any accidents but I'm seeing a...

I have not seen any accidents but I'm seeing a lot of brand new entry level bikes on my daily commute.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,210
Posted By jeventures
Same boat...limited time so we'll just be there...

Same boat...limited time so we'll just be there Saturday driving over from Nashville.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
Taking a detour on the morning commute

https://scontent-a-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/10295240_10100243607296162_8530473424013856132_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
I'm 6'3". I have a custom tall seat on my XCO...

I'm 6'3". I have a custom tall seat on my XCO and the fit is great. Only downside is I can't really fit a passenger on the back for long distance because I like to sit back on the seat a bit. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8,312
Views: 1,351,678
Posted By jeventures
Yea, mpg under 50 is likely a sign something...

Yea, mpg under 50 is likely a sign something needs attention: http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/bmw/g650_xcountry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
We are planning to be there but only for Sunday. ...

We are planning to be there but only for Sunday. Enjoy the ride out!
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8,312
Views: 1,351,678
Posted By jeventures
I have not owned my xcountry long enough to find...

I have not owned my xcountry long enough to find out. However, my ktm 950 oil would be milky from condensation if the bike wasn't run up to temp long enough to burn it off. If it's a small amount...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10,046
Views: 1,608,928
Posted By jeventures
+1 I bought this bike for 70% commuting and...

+1

I bought this bike for 70% commuting and 30% dual sport camping. Best urban assault I've owned so far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Beemer mtc owners are only elitist about their...

Beemer mtc owners are only elitist about their coffee:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,566
Views: 368,902
Posted By jeventures
Sooo. What's the current tag?

Sooo. What's the current tag?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 90,483
Posted By jeventures
I'd like to but we are going to the demolition...

I'd like to but we are going to the demolition derby that night. Channeling my redneck:) Need to ride together soon and buy you a brewski. The work you did at the house has held up very well to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 90,483
Posted By jeventures
IHF, I don't think these guys are going to be the...

IHF, I don't think these guys are going to be the "hook-up doods" you are looking for. This isn't that kind of a website. Not all street riders are into that :rofl
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 08-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
Any of my Uly friends need a service manual? ...

Any of my Uly friends need a service manual? http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001103
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,087
Posted By jeventures
+1

I bought mine with a cold stall issue. Decided it was at most a $50 fix if the decompression lever needed replacing. Fixed mine just by a thorough cleaning.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,087
Posted By jeventures
Thanks for tips last week. I cleaned the...

Thanks for tips last week. I cleaned the throttle body, actuator, etc. Put in new spark plugs and a fresh battery. Bike idles right every time and runs like a champ:D Other garage projects...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
I had a Vee for a couple years, stock seat, 6'3"....

I had a Vee for a couple years, stock seat, 6'3". I thought the fit was pretty roomy....pretty much same fit on my brothers wee IIRC. Only complaint was the wind buffeting from each of the 3...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,087
Posted By jeventures
Thanks for the tip. I'll do this and possibly...

Thanks for the tip. I'll do this and possibly the throttle body.





I called the local dealership and they promise they have shims in stock..hopefully I won't need them.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 159,087
Posted By jeventures
Just bought my first BMW X bike. Model:...

Just bought my first BMW X bike.

Model: xCountry
Year: 2007
ABS: yes
Mileage at time of issue: 12,800
Description of Failure(s): Common stalling 15 seconds after cold start, fine after that.
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
I have always hung mine from the beam in my...

I have always hung mine from the beam in my garage. With straps on both ends of the bike going to the center beam I raise it up, chock the muffler with plastic car ramps and rest it on those with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,511
Posted By jeventures
Quit looking for justification of your choice of...

Quit looking for justification of your choice of a vstrom and go ride:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Yea , I wouldn't let anyone named Murphey even...

Yea , I wouldn't let anyone named Murphey even get near my house with a backhoe. Might end up with dirt jumps instead of a driveway.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Make me an offer I can't refuse:D Seriously...

Make me an offer I can't refuse:D Seriously though, I might come down a little if someone brought beer or scotch when they came to check out the bike:freaky
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-15-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
Pic from TN hills

Nice morning jaunt with my wife.

http://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_gzVzRazXioS_600x450.jpg

As much as I love the Uly I'm getting the itch to try something else. Linky in case your friends...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
The false stop worked well in Tellico. lol

The false stop worked well in Tellico. lol
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13,420
Views: 738,635
Posted By jeventures
Man, even with a rebuild that seems pretty low. ...

Man, even with a rebuild that seems pretty low. If I were not dropping so much money on the house this summer I'd be heading out to look into this one.

JE
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,886
Views: 1,027,218
Posted By jeventures
Abs

Is American Sportbike the retailer of choice for a replacement belt drive? Not seeing many options out there...

Thanks!
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