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Forum: Equipment 07-01-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
No advice, just chiming in to say I have the same...

No advice, just chiming in to say I have the same issue. Ive got the same armor. And while I can get my hydration pack on, its way too tight to be comfortable. On my last ride I just strapped it to...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
What is he doing in CO? We're staying at the KOA...

What is he doing in CO? We're staying at the KOA north of Ouray and are planning on hitting as many mountains passes in that area as we can in a week.

Engineers
Cinnamon
Hurricane
Black Bear...
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Like I said in the XRL thread, I'm in for an...

Like I said in the XRL thread, I'm in for an Android version.

I let a buddy of mine with an IPhone know and he's already downloaded it. We're heading out to Colorado at the end of the month and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
Yup, I had a light in my tool box. I also...

Yup, I had a light in my tool box.

I also had to replace one 10 amp fuse in my fuse box. The wires must have shorted after they broke.

All is working like it should. I did mess around with...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-29-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
Perfect! thanks for the update.

Perfect! thanks for the update.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
I'd never knowingly buy a hot bike. I don't...

I'd never knowingly buy a hot bike. I don't believe in juju, or karma, or cosmic justice - I've seen far too many bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people to believe that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
This thing's gotta be hot, right? ...

This thing's gotta be hot, right?

http://desmoines.craigslist.org/mcy/5096723234.html

I'm half tempted to just buy it for the spares. The XRL is my primary bike since I sold my cruiser, so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
That looks like the ticket. Thanks for the link....

That looks like the ticket. Thanks for the link. I got the boat anchor back on there for now. That'll buy me some time to decide.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
You ain't kidding! You wouldn't believe the...

You ain't kidding! You wouldn't believe the hardship I had to endure. It took almost an hour for my fil to pick up my trailer and come to get me! And I had nothing to sustain me but Casey's pizza by...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
There wasn't much for bare wire exposed. So, it...

There wasn't much for bare wire exposed. So, it doesn't look like I fried anything. I will check the fuses again, though. My lights still don't work, but I don't have a bulb in the holder. I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
That's what I had on there. I really wasn't...

That's what I had on there. I really wasn't impressed by the amount of light it produced. Stock is much more visible. I'm going to put that back on and look into converting my wps housing to LED.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
Looks like the bulb holder in my XRR taillight...

Looks like the bulb holder in my XRR taillight came out of the housing. All the wires broke, and the bulb disintegrated:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
Most likely a grounding issue. That's one thing...

Most likely a grounding issue. That's one thing all the components have in common. Let me check under the seat.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
So, what do I do to make my bike like me again? I...

So, what do I do to make my bike like me again? I think there may be some animosity there. Last time I drove it, it stranded me 1/2 hour from home with a flat tire.

Guess I need to get a wiring...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
So I've got no tail light, brake light, turn...

So I've got no tail light, brake light, turn signals, neutral indicator or side stand indicator.

Headlight, and hi beam indicator works.

All the fuses are good.anyone wanna wager a guess as to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,153
Views: 473,407
.. I have a feeling an offer of $1250.00...

..

I have a feeling an offer of $1250.00 would buy it.


..[/QUOTE]

Nope, that listing showed up on another thread - I think it was in the Central Regional forums. An inmate contacted him...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
Yikes! That looks painful!! That's really...

Yikes! That looks painful!!

That's really the key. Go into slo mo as you crash - you'll land much gentler!

I was wearing MX pants that have nice padding in the hips. And my fox armor has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
If you make an android version, you've got my...

If you make an android version, you've got my $.99. Heck, I'd pony up $3.99!
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
I had a run in with a rock this past weekend as...

I had a run in with a rock this past weekend as well. I was fully armored, and it was a low speed off, so I don't have the mural of Jupiter to show off. But I do have video.

The off happens at...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
I agree it's a bit annoying, but easy enough to...

I agree it's a bit annoying, but easy enough to work around. I just put in my start and finish points. If it doesn't go where I want, I delete the finish point and add a point that goes through where...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 407,212
The article said that Honda owners have had to...

The article said that Honda owners have had to deal with the XL650L since the 80's

The XR650L was first introduced in 1993.
Prior to that was the XR600R

There has never been and XL650L and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,272
Views: 407,212
Well, that was worthless. Not only did it tell us...

Well, that was worthless. Not only did it tell us nothing, but what the heck is a 1980s XL650L?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,258
Just stumbled across this thread. Nice job on the...

Just stumbled across this thread. Nice job on the restoration!



Apparently they all do that!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 563,464
http://cdn.meme.am/instances/45069827.jpg

http://cdn.meme.am/instances/45069827.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 39,986
Views: 10,717,065
Hi Yaaaaa!!! That was perfect. ...

Hi Yaaaaa!!!

That was perfect.

http://media.giphy.com/media/Nf2PbfpGWSeKQ/giphy.gif
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 85,468
Views: 10,088,219
They don't exist. I'd really like to drop my pegs...

They don't exist. I'd really like to drop my pegs a couple inches, and move them back an inch or so - but there isn't a solution right now.

The problem is that the RH peg is bolted on with this...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39,986
Views: 10,717,065
"I can't see. Stuck on this bike for miles and...

"I can't see. Stuck on this bike for miles and only this little shiny spikey thing to stare at."


[/QUOTE]

Of course she can't see! She's blind. That's the only possible explanation.

If...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-19-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,142
I like it! Creating tracks for my Garmin GPSMap...

I like it! Creating tracks for my Garmin GPSMap was tedious before. I'd draw a path in Google earth, save it as a KML file, convert it to a GPX, then upload it to my Garmin. Now, I click the start,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39,986
Views: 10,717,065
What else would he use that lever for?

What else would he use that lever for?
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Proof. Or GTFO. You keep blathering on...

Proof. Or GTFO.

You keep blathering on about the dangers of the darkside, but have failed to cite any evidence of actual failures leading to motorcycle wrecks or injuries attributed to running a...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Do you know of anyone that's climbed into a brush...

Do you know of anyone that's climbed into a brush clipper and reported it was a good idea?

Do you know of anyone that has drank drano and reported it was a good idea?

Do you know of anyone...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Youre coming off as a well informed individual...

Youre coming off as a well informed individual with good intentions. Mr. Jones is coming off as a spittle throwing, foaming at the mouth lunatic. And you know what? It doesn't matter. Youre just...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
So, you're arguing to save the stupid from...

So, you're arguing to save the stupid from themselves? Based on risks you perceive but have no actual evidence of their existence?

You're kinda like batman then? Do you have a cape and cowl? A...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
This is really the issue. You don't want the pig...

This is really the issue. You don't want the pig telling you that dancing is dangerous. But, at the end of the day, you'll never teach that pig to dance.

At some point you need to wonder why the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Show me where anyone tried to persuade you to put...

Show me where anyone tried to persuade you to put a car tire on your bike. Take your time, I'll wait.

If you really want people to stop saying how good of an idea dark siding is, stop posting....
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
It's hilarious what you think you know. The...

It's hilarious what you think you know. The motherboard actually runs on 12vdc - same as what comes out of your car battery. Though, you'd have to convert some of the voltage to 5vdc and 3.3vdc to...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Man, shades of mr.photoman from the last car tire...

Man, shades of mr.photoman from the last car tire mess. You realize how stupid that argument is right? You don't have people with a great deal of experience shooting themselves in the head telling...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Good, you now know everything. Feel free to walk...

Good, you now know everything. Feel free to walk away.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Which is what he will continue to do. Why do you...

Which is what he will continue to do. Why do you care?
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,490
Ho man... I swore I'd never read through another...

Ho man... I swore I'd never read through another one of these threads. They always hash out the same tired arguments. It ends up like two toddlers screaming "did too!" "Did not!". For 14 pages.
...
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