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Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 168,506
Posted By getset
Tank Panniers,

They were to far back at first (when photo was taken) I re-attached them further forward and it did help, but still found them to be in the way. I also had two 8L bladders and as T.W.G states only...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 168,506
Posted By getset
"Front of bike Im looking at the Wolfman...

"Front of bike
Im looking at the Wolfman tank panniers or the Wolfman Rollie bags to use as tank panniers. "

I used the tank panniers on a week long trip that included some of the Tour of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 124,333
Posted By getset
Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend. ...

Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend. Hope to make the next gathering.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 124,333
Posted By getset
DC Rider just informed me of the outing, and...

DC Rider just informed me of the outing, and unfortunately I do not have my bike out here yet. I do look forward to meeting some folks in the area as I just relocated from Montana. Hopefully I will...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,754
Posted By getset
70 deg. Berg

I found myself in the same position last year. I had narrowed it down to a KTM 690, 500, or Husaberg 570. My requirements were that it had 6spd gearbox, fuel Injection and wonderful suspension. In...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By getset
DC Bike Storage

Hello,

Looking for a place to store my Husaberg 570. Curious if anyone has used a storage unit. I live East of Capitol Hill and would like a place I could get to fairly easily. My building has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Dirt trip the 16th through the 21st

Howdy all,

Heading off on a 7 day trip starting on the 16th. Exploring a lot of back country in NW MT and Northern Idaho. Let me know if anyone is interested. Roughly 200 miles of riding per...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By getset
Thanks Woods W for the invite. I will definitely...

Thanks Woods W for the invite. I will definitely get in touch with you when I return.

Erik, Thanks for the heads up. I have been to Eastern Market area a few times. Some great restaurants...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By getset
Yep science gal. She goes by Dr. Gates these...

Yep science gal. She goes by Dr. Gates these days. At least that's what She makes me call her..... Ecologist by training working mostly with endangered species issues. She actually applied for a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By getset
Good news gentlemen. One thing that is nice is...

Good news gentlemen. One thing that is nice is that when riding is closed due to feet of snow in MT it is probably just getting really good out here.

My wife is the reason we moved out here. She...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By getset
Relocating From Dirt Heaven to the District.

Hello,

I have a couple of questions for you all in the DMV area. I am moving to DC for at least one year maybe two, and although excited to spend time in the city, a little remorseful to leave...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
There is something about brie and salami. They...

There is something about brie and salami. They go so well with forest service cabins and a mouth full of dust.

The ringling bar is pretty much on route to all forests in the area, and midnight...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
All is well

He's doing well. Thankfully nothing serious. A few weeks and he should be good as new. We are not sure what happened. It was a straight section of about 100 yards that went uphill maybe a 10%...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 168,506
Posted By getset
I found wheelies are easier! :evil I don't...

I found wheelies are easier! :evil

I don't really notice it much. It is so above and beyond what I have been riding, that I am not really aware of the weight issues. As long as the gear stays...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 168,506
Posted By getset
Took the 570 on the first over nite trip. ...

Took the 570 on the first over nite trip. Impressive to ride even loaed with gear. Very pleased with the Wolfman luggage. Need a spacer between the plastic and muffler, but other than that I was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Thanks to Putts and Paul for hosting us at the...

Thanks to Putts and Paul for hosting us at the cabin. We tried to get through Sixteen mile road and the ranch manager turned us away. Which was OK because we found the Ringling Bar. Had a beer and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Maudlow

That is interesting. I just zoomed into that area, and it looks like there is a gate across the road. I wonder who owns the land? 16 mile creek road looks like a nice ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Totally open to finding a more dirt oriented...

Totally open to finding a more dirt oriented route. I would prefer it actually. Will look at a reroute for tighter squiggles.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Here is the route I am considering. I think it...

Here is the route I am considering. I think it is mostly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Putts, Beta and I might try to find our way...

Putts,

Beta and I might try to find our way to you fellas Saturday. That is if we don't get lost or run out of gas first.

stillupright,

Can't do Sunday Morning, but it is real straight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 168,506
Posted By getset
Lovely, lovely machine

After a good time searching and finding a bike, I took delivery a month and a half ago of my 570. Very pleased with my decision. After riding Beta's 20,000 mile 400+ hour 570 I was convinced. Been...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Beta and I rode from town over flathead pass and...

Beta and I rode from town over flathead pass and then up brackett creek and out Jckson creek one evening after work ended up coasting into panda on fumes in the dark. Fun ride, I would be game...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
One of my favorite spots in Montana. The...

One of my favorite spots in Montana. The mercantile has the best baked goods for breakfast, and they rent out teepees for a nice nights sleep. THe saloon has great food and maybe you can get in on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Want has little to do with it. I would love to...

Want has little to do with it. I would love to and believe me I have been looking at that as an option, but no plate, no Kush hub, and no time have me looking at shipping options. I would love to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Finally got around to picking up a 570. Can't...

Finally got around to picking up a 570. Can't wait to get it to Montana as it currently sits in Gunnison CO. Any recommendations on a shipper? posted in U-ship, but no takers yet.

If any one...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Long shot but...

Anyone happen to be driving through Gunnison Colorado in the next couple of weeks? I just bought a FE570 and am now trying to wrangle up its transport.

Once it gets here I may need a lesson on...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,527,222
Posted By getset
More removal than mods. Trail tech 8" Rad...

More removal than mods.
Trail tech 8"
Rad and oil cooler guards
SM high fender
Msr high bars
Happy trails racks
Givi crash bars
Corbin seat
Cut rear fender
Grip heaters
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,527,222
Posted By getset
Clear day in MT.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8546/8693260090_4d731d78ab_z.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Hello, I have been working on buying a 570...

Hello,

I have been working on buying a 570 for a couple of months now, and recently found two in Colorado. After riding Beta's upon his return to MT, I was completely hooked, and began my search....
Forum: Beasts 04-12-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,527,222
Posted By getset
Definately would like to. However, extra cash is...

Definately would like to. However, extra cash is going towards a husaberg 570 which I have been hunting for.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
I was looking into this rather seriously for a...

I was looking into this rather seriously for a bit. You can put on a 21 " wheel, but you have to space it off center about 5mm, and the disk to match. The rear is essentially the same but about...
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,527,222
Posted By getset
slowly getting thinner

From this
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7025/6582420769_b51efb31fc_z.jpg

to this

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7019/6827389965_72b3e4659f_z.jpg

to this
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6,570
Views: 1,009,193
Posted By getset
Looking at a 08 530 xcw

Looking at a 08 530 xcw and wondered what If there is anything in particular I should look for. It was owned by an older rider who used it mostly around town and to get up into the woods. Appears...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-27-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 102,230
Posted By getset
Looking forward to it. I have been building...

Looking forward to it.

I have been building on Willson, and the number of bikes going by is ridiculous. Making my anxious for all things motorcycle.
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 96,528
Posted By getset
I like mine for what it I have it for. long days...

I like mine for what it I have it for. long days in the saddle linking up gravel and tar or two up with my wife on weekend trips. I follow the little maintenance required and it has served me well....
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9,098
Views: 3,527,222
Posted By getset
Returned with two large dents in the front...

Returned with two large dents in the front wheels.http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8370/8507727489_94bdb11fd8_c.jpg Maybe its time for new suspension and wheels.
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,393
Posted By getset
You can take a 1000 on an adventure. It is not...

You can take a 1000 on an adventure. It is not the most nimble of beasts. I returned with two large bends in my front rim.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8370/8507727489_94bdb11fd8_z.jpg

It...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Below enough that even if I ordered a new front...

Below enough that even if I ordered a new front end from the factory at cost (offered by dealer). I would still be under the cost of a new 500. I also like the 570 better and after riding Beta's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Thansk Lost Checked both shops, and the were...

Thansk Lost
Checked both shops, and the were both gone. I would gladly take a used bike if I could find one priced well, otherwise I may own a 570 by the weeks end. Which would be nice since it is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,635
Views: 777,650
Posted By getset
Hello, I had the chance to ride a 570 a few...

Hello,

I had the chance to ride a 570 a few times last fall, and have been trying to get one ever since. There is unfortunately very few in MT. I have however found an FS570 for a good price, and...
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