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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,000
Posted By XFanMan
Mine came in the mail yesterday, the ONLY time in...

Mine came in the mail yesterday, the ONLY time in his life my 12 year old voluntarily got the mail. Of course he didn't tell me and my wife found it sitting in the garage today with the rest of the...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,064
Posted By XFanMan
I'll go with how the manufacturer ships it, which...

I'll go with how the manufacturer ships it, which in my case is unloaded.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By XFanMan
I did this myself too for one of my helmets. I'm...

I did this myself too for one of my helmets. I'm not certain it's actually louder but I never had problems with volume anyway. The most critical aspect for good volume I've found is making sure you...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,064
Posted By XFanMan
This is similar to the Harbor Freight digital...

This is similar to the Harbor Freight digital torque adapter too. Very handy with the included adapter for different socket sizes (1/4, 3/8 and 1/2")
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,064
Posted By XFanMan
I agree, I have all 3 sizes and they work...

I agree, I have all 3 sizes and they work perfectly well for my purposes. If I was building NASA rocket engines I'd probably use something else but these calibrate close enough for me. They have a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By XFanMan
Is this a new bike for you? I ask because you...

Is this a new bike for you? I ask because you mention the previous owner letting it sit. The choke in the up (horizontal) position is on. Vertical is off. Common mistake for new owners. Carry on...
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,417
Posted By XFanMan
I've used a product called Wet and Forget (picked...

I've used a product called Wet and Forget (picked some up at Costco but they don't sell it year round). Spray it on via my pressure washer per the directions (not applied with pressure, just to wet...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 123,093
Posted By XFanMan
Ok just looked in my garage. The pockets are...

Ok just looked in my garage. The pockets are about 11" deep depending on where you measure them. The horseshoe connection is 7 3/4" on the inner portion and 23" on the outer side (measurements taken...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 123,093
Posted By XFanMan
If someone doesn't chime in before I get home...

If someone doesn't chime in before I get home tonight I'll do it then. I may have to scrape the dirt off them from my trip west last fall first :evil
Forum: Road Warriors 04-25-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10,265
Views: 1,706,771
Posted By XFanMan
Beautiful bike Garry, I'm thinking about adding...

Beautiful bike Garry, I'm thinking about adding one of those myself. I got my SDR because of how much you enjoyed your SMR.
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 87,192
Posted By XFanMan
Sorry I didn't see you'd gotten custom plugs made...

Sorry I didn't see you'd gotten custom plugs made when I replied. Carry on :D
Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 87,192
Posted By XFanMan
Question Another poster noted he made 3 plugs from 2, I...

Another poster noted he made 3 plugs from 2, I make 2 from 1 as there is way too much material for my ears and splitting 1 in half works well for my ears. I roll mine into a small cone shape ( think...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,257
Posted By XFanMan
I wear earplugs (Worlds Best Earplugs - SUPER...

I wear earplugs (Worlds Best Earplugs - SUPER comfortable) and use the speakers (Torks upgrades from Rocket Moto) "Most" of the time if the volume is too low on the Senas it's because your speakers...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,728
Posted By XFanMan
Guys, I'm afflicted with the same long oval...

Guys, I'm afflicted with the same long oval noggin. I have a couple of Arai's (Profile and Signet) which fit great but as we know are pretty pricey. My Shoei Hornet fits suprisingly well too and...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By XFanMan
Here's the new one --> ...

Here's the new one -->

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2015/01/shoei-hornet-x2-introduction-and-first-impressions/
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By XFanMan
Different animals altogether. I'm not positive...

Different animals altogether. I'm not positive about the power cable but the bracket is completely different.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By XFanMan
Bass Pro Shop

I picked up this lightweight "down sweater" at Bass Pro Shops on my September trip west. It saved my arse on a couple of cold riding days and colder camp nights. It's their house brand and the...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
How cool, I think that's when we were coming down...

How cool, I think that's when we were coming down from Echo Park after going through Dinosaur National Monument and back tracking to Rangely CO because of the weather rolling in. We saw lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By XFanMan
Ims

That's the IMS tank. Here's another inmates IMS on his bike -->

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=244923

I have the Acerbis and the only other large XR650R tank I'm aware of is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23,920
Views: 3,289,285
Posted By XFanMan
I've got a tall guts if that's what you're...

I've got a tall guts if that's what you're looking for. I can shoot you some pictures tomorrow if you are. Let me know.

Scott
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
Montana

Tony, I got a screaming deal on a new 650 from Justin at GPS city too. Worth a PM to him if someone's in the market.

Here's an obligatory pic from my HOTW trip last month. One of these days I'll...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,000
Posted By XFanMan
Correction

David, just a heads up that the timelines on your kick starter page and your main Atlaslock website are not correct . You are still on 2014 instead of 2015 during your testing and production phase. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,122
Posted By XFanMan
More than a rumor -- > ...

More than a rumor -- >
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013745
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
Tires

I asked about tires before our trip and got some input from Tony and a few others had similar questions / concerns. I ended up using Pirelli MT-21s on the front and back of my XR650R and couldn't...
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,000
Posted By XFanMan
I'm in. I hate not being able to relax my...

I'm in. I hate not being able to relax my throttle hand once in awhile and this looks like a well thought out product!
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 123,093
Posted By XFanMan
Hemisphere

Just completed a couple of thousand miles out west on the HOTW tracks. It took a couple of days to get the hang of the Hemisphere luggage but it worked fantastically once I got used to it. Our...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 87,610
Posted By XFanMan
I was "not" dissappointed. Thanks for taking...

I was "not" dissappointed. Thanks for taking care of me Jordan, truly appreciated. Mine will be here tomorrow from the looks of it.

:clap
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 10-01-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By XFanMan
I would try "Faster Time" as opposed to "Shortest...

I would try "Faster Time" as opposed to "Shortest Distance" and see if that makes a difference. Your preferred route may be getting overridden by dirt roads that are significantly shorter than the...
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 87,610
Posted By XFanMan
Ditto on the Montana PM. I just got back...

Ditto on the Montana PM.

I just got back from doing 2 weeks on the HOTW and my Oregon 600, while being a great handheld GPS just didn't cut it on the bike with a crappy mini-usb cable...
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
We picked up the trail going east out of Rangely...

We picked up the trail going east out of Rangely on Wednesday Tony after the huge rains on Tuesday. We thought for certain the trails would be a mess and we'd have to blacktop it but found perfect...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
That sucks Kris sorry to hear that. I think I...

That sucks Kris sorry to hear that. I think I passed you guys coming down the mountain earlier today on your way into Vernal as we were leaving it after lunch.

Hope the shoulder heals soon,...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
Grand Tetons

One of my favorite shots so far even though it was with my iphone. From inside the Jackson Lake lodge on the way to Yellowstone. How'd you like to have that view out of your house!

Fantastic...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
You must be beat. We're at the Rankin Motel on...

You must be beat. We're at the Rankin Motel on 20 just south of Main. Like I said we'll probably be eating breakfast at the Trails Inn (I could have the name wrong but it's Trails something) on the...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
Errr. Yellowstone ;^( Sent from my...

Errr. Yellowstone ;^(


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk--Scott
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
I think we may have passed your two friends today...

I think we may have passed your two friends today on the way out of Ashton towards Yosemite this afternoon?

We're in Ashton tonight doing some laundry and a little bike maintenance in the...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
We're in Dubois for the evening and as Tony said...

We're in Dubois for the evening and as Tony said the weather couldn't be better! We spent last night outside Atlantic City in a camp ground and it got cold so bring your warm bag if you're camping. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
We made it to Rawlins this afternoon battling the...

We made it to Rawlins this afternoon battling the winds from western Nebraska through Wyoming. 3 of our group of 5 made it but my brother-in-law Kevin had a work emergency and is trying to get it...
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
DAMN. Hope you're feeling better.

DAMN. Hope you're feeling better.
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
See you on the trail! We leave Saturday from...

See you on the trail! We leave Saturday from home and will depart from Rawlins counterclockwise on Monday morning!

Be safe and have fun!
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 126,376
Posted By XFanMan
At this point I'm more worried about making it...

At this point I'm more worried about making it all fit and less about what I "forgot". :evil. As I told my group the other day...my wallet is closed for repair :deal

Fuel - Shelter - Water, I'm...
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