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Forum: Equipment Today, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By sprouty115
Excellent review and probably enough to make me...

Excellent review and probably enough to make me try it out (I'll use your link). One humble recommendation: re-proof your blog. There are enough grammar, syntax, and spelling errors that it...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
http://www.dnafilters.com/en/component/sobipro/?pi...

http://www.dnafilters.com/en/component/sobipro/?pid=40&sid=1018%3A690+ENDURO+08%27-15%27&catid=66

Lots of good reviews (and some real-world dyno tests) on the Triumph forums.
...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
I've got a DNA on the way. Could be another...

I've got a DNA on the way. Could be another option.
Forum: Equipment Today, 06:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By sprouty115
So did the tank bag leak?

So did the tank bag leak?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 153,354
Posted By sprouty115
I hear ya - I have a 690 but still can't help but...

I hear ya - I have a 690 but still can't help but seriously wonder about a 300XCW (or the Husky 300) every time I stop by the dealer.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 153,354
Posted By sprouty115
End of discussion? If you're happy and don't...

End of discussion? If you're happy and don't have any issues, then there is something to be said for not changing just for the sake of change.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Great image!

Great image!
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By sprouty115
As I reread the original post, I see you are...

As I reread the original post, I see you are actually correct. I somehow assumed we were taking this to a point of absurdity. Anyway, please carry on.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By sprouty115
So what we now all seem to agree on is that the...

So what we now all seem to agree on is that the Kriega dry-bags will keep things dry during any thing outside of full submersion in some unknown depth of water?

Hmm, you want to consider your...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:37 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 56,957
Posted By sprouty115
I think your dealer is correct - no sale or even...

I think your dealer is correct - no sale or even tracking until a VIN is generated. Having said that the VIN should be available once the build starts. At least that's the way it works with Jeep...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Your dealer did it for you, and if not (and the...

Your dealer did it for you, and if not (and the bike is running well), don't worry about it. Though it won't hurt if you do decide to do it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Same supplier. AFWIW, I kept the stock turn...

Same supplier. AFWIW, I kept the stock turn signals after reading some negative reviews on the integrated version (not enough separation from the brake light). To each their own.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By sprouty115
Kriega has several waterproof options that fit on...

Kriega has several waterproof options that fit on a tank - are you suggesting they are not waterproof?

http://www.kriega.us/us5-motorcycle-fenderpack-tailpack/...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By sprouty115
Proxxon stuff is generally good quality but the...

Proxxon stuff is generally good quality but the Wera is a step up and as good as anything being made today. Not sure if that is a pro or con for a travel tool kit.
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
http://www.ebay.com/itm/KTM-690-SMC-Enduro-LC4-LED...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/KTM-690-SMC-Enduro-LC4-LED-Brake-Stop-Tail-Light-Lite-/191418765169?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2c91728f71&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Yes...shouldn't be hard to find.

Yes...shouldn't be hard to find.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Recently answered, just start reading this thread...

Recently answered, just start reading this thread about 20-30 pages back.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 182,913
Posted By sprouty115
Not to hijack the thread, but I was sort of...

Not to hijack the thread, but I was sort of wonder this myself? Engine breaking is a lot harder to manage than the front and rear brakes and coming from a history of almost completely 2-stroke...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Yes, different cam for the EVO2. I have the EVO1...

Yes, different cam for the EVO2. I have the EVO1 Euro map in my 2013 and couldn't be happier. No increase in the top end, but a good bump in the middle and gets a solid 50+mpg commuting. Runs...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Start reading...

Start reading here:http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22101182&postcount=10330

Eastern Beaver has a full kit or separate connectors if you want to do it all yourself. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,137,266
Posted By sprouty115
Heh, heh, I thought I was the last interweb user...

Heh, heh, I thought I was the last interweb user that gave a shit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
I would agree that if you don't mind running...

I would agree that if you don't mind running whatever is available, then don't bother. Just buy it when you need it. But if you want to carry something specific, I'm sure there are a few options...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
If you can carry gas and water, I don't see why...

If you can carry gas and water, I don't see why oil would be a challenge?

I've seen these fall/bounce down the face of a cliff and not burst: http://store.nalgene.com/product-p/2079-0016.htm
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,536
Posted By sprouty115
I have a 2013 with 4,500 miles on it. 99% of...

I have a 2013 with 4,500 miles on it. 99% of that has been commuting to work (90-miles round-trip) Some days it's all highway at 70mph, other days it's back roads. I check the oil once a week and...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,137,266
Posted By sprouty115
Not entirely true. With the exception of smaller...

Not entirely true. With the exception of smaller phillips (size 0 and smaller), there is a flat on the tip of both types of drivers.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,825
Posted By sprouty115
Sounds reasonable. You can also take the stock...

Sounds reasonable. You can also take the stock "shoulder bolts" and cut the threaded end off. Then drill and tap them (from the same side you just cut). This duplicates the Rally Raid design, for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
I applaud the man that doesn't immediately...

I applaud the man that doesn't immediately ask...so here you go.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19045143&postcount=162
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,137,266
Posted By sprouty115
Only on the cheap stuff. The PB Swiss products...

Only on the cheap stuff. The PB Swiss products are excellent - best I've used.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,379
Posted By sprouty115
That's the direction i'm headed. WBBB XLC and a...

That's the direction i'm headed. WBBB XLC and a Mamajamba tarp.

(OP - sorry for the thread hijack)
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,379
Posted By sprouty115
Actually, I'm shopping for a hammock right...

Actually, I'm shopping for a hammock right now...but that's another thread I suppose?
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,379
Posted By sprouty115
If your tent cost less than your sleeping pad...

If your tent cost less than your sleeping pad then you probably will have bigger issues to worry about than a pin-hole in your pad. And it is common for climbers, as mentioned, to pull up near a...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,379
Posted By sprouty115
These discussions all have a similar trajectory. ...

These discussions all have a similar trajectory. For the OP, spending most of time in motels, he could pick any bag he fit in and liked the color of and he'd be fine. The more demanding the...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,137,266
Posted By sprouty115
If you like quality tools, here is my...

If you like quality tools, here is my recommendation:

http://www.pbswisstools.com/en/quality-hand-tools-qht/screwdrivers/pockettools/insider-1.html

or

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
Rally Raid makes a guard. ...

Rally Raid makes a guard. http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/ktm-690-enduro-smc-radiator-guard-protector
And they also make a screen...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
BTW, any idea why these clamps are used? Seems to...

BTW, any idea why these clamps are used? Seems to me a screw-type fuel injection clamp would be a lot easier to deal with when you're stuck in the middle of nowhere with a clogged filter.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21,774
Views: 2,623,413
Posted By sprouty115
From here:...

From here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24036927&postcount=15711
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,825
Posted By sprouty115
The problem I have with the lower mounting system...

The problem I have with the lower mounting system is the design. The OEM setup is a rod with a threaded hole in each end and a socket head cap screw from each side - now imagine if one of those...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-10-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 34,057
Posted By sprouty115
Start here: ...

Start here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24209549&postcount=169

...and then read the next 3 or 4 posts.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By sprouty115
Not sure an MX bike is the best choice, but if...

Not sure an MX bike is the best choice, but if that's what you want then go for it. At that pace it will last forever.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 767,825
Posted By sprouty115
Yup, but you get one shot...:evil

Yup, but you get one shot...:evil
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