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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:04 PM
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Posted By browneye
Very nice to see a post from THE Husqvarna guru. ...

Very nice to see a post from THE Husqvarna guru. :clap:clap

All of the screens are there to trap debris and indicate a failure although likely you would hear something if it started coming...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 753,346
Posted By browneye
Hey Steve!! My trail-stand guy...:-) I used...

Hey Steve!! My trail-stand guy...:-)

I used to stop in and see George every couple of weeks. It's been a number of years now. Have you seen his shop? It is a disaster - likely you could not park...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,685
Posted By browneye
East and West Camino Cielo Road above Santa...

East and West Camino Cielo Road above Santa Barbara.
Maybe we can do our own Carrizo-Pozo ride with a few local riders. It's an overnighter, about 5-600 miles total over two days.

Lots of...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 202,861
Posted By browneye
I've done a fair amount of paint-less dent...

I've done a fair amount of paint-less dent repair, watched a few them pro guys too and it's amazing what you can do with metal and not further damage it. Just straighten everything back out and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 653,411
Posted By browneye
Guards solution...

The solution to bent guards is to not drop it. :evil

I don't dump any of my bikes anymore...I'm too old for that shit. :gerg

:rofl

Or make sure it's soft if yer gonna dump 'er on its...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 73,934
Posted By browneye
That's pretty impressive. What I thought when...

That's pretty impressive.
What I thought when I rode one too, was a GS though, not even a GSA - them things have a huge tank.

All those reasons are why I picked the 800 as well. I could have...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-27-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 720,720
Posted By browneye
Or this... ...

Or this...


http://www.irinfo.com/polish/assets/images/rotary-polisher-b.jpg
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 202,861
Posted By browneye
Dayummm Daiver - that sucks. Bring 'em down...

Dayummm Daiver - that sucks.

Bring 'em down and I'll fix em for ya. :thumb

We'll pound 'em out and I have a riveter.
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 95,293
Posted By browneye
MotoFlyFishing

Nice thread here on moto-flyfishing...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=894025


The jeep was fun...drove the Rubicon Trail 2005. My then 15-year old daughter went with me. We had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 23,607
Posted By browneye
On our new one we ran one, got about about 32...

On our new one we ran one, got about about 32 hours and sold it to find a plated bike. Found a '04 with a plate and it had very low time but no meter. One of the little minder ones that connects to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 139,427
Posted By browneye
So when we got to Roger's pass we went right and...

So when we got to Roger's pass we went right and on down to south park. If you turn left and go up the mountain, where does that go?

I had to chuckle on the vid of 'chicken bridge'...I rolled up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 23,607
Posted By browneye
Nice find. I would pull the jug before 200...

Nice find.

I would pull the jug before 200 hours and measure ring gap at least.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 653,411
Posted By browneye
Cobdr?

I would get some softbags for any back country route.
Spend a little or a lot...either way better than hard boxes offroad.
With rack you can add a top bag for extra capacity if you need it.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 139,427
Posted By browneye
Just did it the other way, up Pleasant and down...

Just did it the other way, up Pleasant and down s-park. Kudos to you for going up all that shit. OMG, it goes on forever. Going down was hard enough. Pleasant isn't too bad...rather pleasant. :wink:...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 73,934
Posted By browneye
I think DrunkUncle is up your way...rides his XC...

I think DrunkUncle is up your way...rides his XC all over hellshalfacre. Down to the conti too.

I have about $14K in my '12, it was $13.5 OTD with factory skid, guards, and center. Helluva...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By browneye
Hey, I just rode the Pleasant Canyon South Park...

Hey, I just rode the Pleasant Canyon South Park Loop in Panamint...does that count? :rofl

Jimmy says they are gonna ride it at night at the noob rally. Faaaacck.... :huh


EDIT: I am feeling...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-23-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 73,934
Posted By browneye
Works great for that. Plenty of room and plenty...

Works great for that. Plenty of room and plenty of power. Payload is 450lbs IIRC.
Your pillion will want a seat upgrade. Crank up the shock pre-load and pack it on. :thumb

That said, if I was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 753,346
Posted By browneye
Check out all the alternate bikes ridden and...

Check out all the alternate bikes ridden and owned in the sigs....

TE owners tend to have a lot of riding experience and own other bikes. It's kind of a general purpose dualsport, certainly not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By browneye
Better to ask than to assume...it can take a long...

Better to ask than to assume...it can take a long time to figure everything out here because it's a pretty vast and diverse forum, and everyone has their own take on it, and their own special...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By browneye
Just as an aside...not all who ride are on this...

Just as an aside...not all who ride are on this forum. I know of dozens of riders that either have never been on the site or have but never come back or post. Many are just not internet people. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,644
Posted By browneye
You are a wise and experienced rider. :lol3 ...

You are a wise and experienced rider. :lol3

I'm getting aged (58 this year) 180lbs at 5-10 and pulled my shoulder out lifting the TE630 up off a black diamond trail. IT'S JUST TOO FOOKING HEAVY....
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,457
Views: 753,346
Posted By browneye
Try here: ...

Try here: http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/te630-parts-availability.53711/
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,644
Posted By browneye
I've tried to explain this exact thing and they...

I've tried to explain this exact thing and they all think I'm a lunatic. :huh
The 990 is even bigger, but at least it is a more pure design.

BTW, why did you sell the Beta? I'm thinking about...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-22-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 73,934
Posted By browneye
Pretty much all KTM's are like that. The thumpers...

Pretty much all KTM's are like that. The thumpers are one thing, the LC4 up is another. Foggedaboudit. :rofl

There's a cost to that 'ready to race' slogan. Just sayin'. :freaky
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-22-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 73,934
Posted By browneye
Cool. Funny, I was staring at mine the other...

Cool.
Funny, I was staring at mine the other night and thought it might look good with the upper part of the tank faring painted. Low and behold... :clap
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-22-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
You are welcome to throw a cooler on my trailer -...

You are welcome to throw a cooler on my trailer - I'll be in 14A, coming from north OC.
Simplifies the stores and beer stash for the event. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,644
Posted By browneye
350 or 501?

Got the hots for a FE-S, either one, as well. Tough decision, but definitely white over orange. :thumb
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 95,293
Posted By browneye
And there's joy in teaching your kid how to...

And there's joy in teaching your kid how to fish...golden trout here in the Kern.
Nicholas is 20 now and off to college. Those days are just a memory. Notice his setup is a spinner. :)
...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-21-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
No products on link....unless you mean the $695...

No products on link....unless you mean the $695 rescue device thingy...yeah...gonna pick one a dem up right now. :huh


:lol3



EDIT: Some munchies....hmmm yeah. Sometimes I differentiate...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 95,293
Posted By browneye
It is definitely fun to spend money chasing your...

It is definitely fun to spend money chasing your dreams. Even if it only last a little while. At least you learn something and gain experience.

Flyfishing is very satisfying, at least to me. Like...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-21-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
I carry a 1" nylon ribbon/webbing about 10' long...

I carry a 1" nylon ribbon/webbing about 10' long in my backpack, plus a 18' of 2" webbing ziptied to my cargo rack. I move it from bike to bike, whichever one is going. The bigger size is for pulling...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-21-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
:lol3 This will work too: ...

:lol3 This will work too:

http://www.toxicmotoracing.com/shop/407-thickbox_default/valve-stem-cap-with-core-remover.jpg

I have seen (owned) bikes that did not come with a tool to remove the...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-21-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,656
Views: 653,411
Posted By browneye
I like this idea better. Tapered bars were an...

I like this idea better. Tapered bars were an update to the original 7/8ths with a crossbar - never liked the crossbar and they bent more easily if you dropped the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 23,607
Posted By browneye
That's the gearing I put on ours when we set it...

That's the gearing I put on ours when we set it up for dualsport. It will cruise 60-65 no problem at all with those gears. For tougher routes I ended up putting the 13 counter back on and it would...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-21-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
Ah, I believe you're the fellow I helped with...

Ah, I believe you're the fellow I helped with your dead batt...we jumped you from the Husky. Also retrieved you from way up the trail past the cabin you missed, right? :lol3
I forget your name, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,914
Posted By browneye
Nice place to ride big bikes, easy road... ...

Nice place to ride big bikes, easy road...

Kali and I up there last fall...

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/Tiger%20800XC/DSC02527.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
Kenda BB is a great traction tire - Jimmy Lewis...

Kenda BB is a great traction tire - Jimmy Lewis requires them or something like them for his class - and he sells them at a wholesale rate. They are said to pretty much melt on the hiway though. I've...
Forum: Vendors 01-20-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 95,293
Posted By browneye
Consider a lesson or two at your local flyfishing...

Consider a lesson or two at your local flyfishing shop to get started, or find an experienced fishing buddy. Fairly steep learning curve for fly fishing.

First you need a decent rod, not a $50...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-20-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,970
Views: 720,720
Posted By browneye
...somebody needs a dirtbike... :D Rainy...

...somebody needs a dirtbike... :D

Rainy PNW. :wink:
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 90,207
Posted By browneye
Big bike do-able if you can ride. Otherwise it's...

Big bike do-able if you can ride. Otherwise it's likely a noob gatekeeper. I drove within 100yards with the subaru and trailer. Had to park the trailer off and drive the rest of way with the car....
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