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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By Viperject
Steep? in places Muddy? not at all ...

Steep? in places

Muddy? not at all

Rutted and rocky? everywhere

I didn't have any trouble, but I rarely do, because I take very few risks when I'm alone in the woods with no cell...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By Viperject
Lake Conasauga, north Georgia

Aboard the Triumph earlier this week, climbing Hwy 2/52 between Chatsworth and Ellijay past Fort Mountain State Park, I passed a signed labeled "Lake Conasauga Recreation Area, 14 miles." Having...
Forum: Americas 08-22-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Viperject
I made it in two very long (12-14 hour) days. ...

I made it in two very long (12-14 hour) days. Seriously butt-sore, but hit a lot of roads I'd never ridden before (and hit some I had by accident). Here's the route I stuck in my tank-bag:
...
Forum: Americas 08-02-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Viperject
North GA to Flint, MI - route suggestions?

I've made this trip dozens of times, mostly straight up and down, both via I-75 (blah) and back roads. I took a more eastern route once through some coastal states, which would have been awesome had...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Viperject
Put the tires through their paces this afternoon....

Put the tires through their paces this afternoon. The rear tire didn't rub the inner fender over pavement, hard-pack, or gravel, but I didn't try any mud.

Quick review... as good or better...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Viperject
3.00x21 front, 4.50x18 rear. That's all the info...

3.00x21 front, 4.50x18 rear. That's all the info these tires advertise, so I didn't know what to expect in terms of height/profile.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Viperject
And a month later, I've finally mounted my new...

And a month later, I've finally mounted my new Kenda K270's.

The front is a little taller than the original Trail Wing, but the rear is ENORMOUS:

http://imageshack.us/a/img836/8886/syuf.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Viperject
Tire sizing.

I squeezed nearly 8,000 miles out of the stock Trail Wings on my WR250R and it's [beyond] time for replacement. I know that replacements don't necessarily have to exactly match the Bridgestone...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-01-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Viperject
Like this:...

Like this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Garmin-Mapsource-City-Navigator-NT-North-America-Latest-Version-DVD-Genuine-/310406983116?pt=GPS_Maps_Software&hash=item4845b2adcc

But what do I need for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-28-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By Viperject
Bought a Garmin 60Cx two years ago...

... and still haven't used it. See THREAD (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=651894).

Every time I take it out of the box and try to use it, I become more confused than the last time I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By Viperject
I liked my ZR7, but the Nightawk was better. The...

I liked my ZR7, but the Nightawk was better. The Kawasaki had marginally better handling and braking, but the Honda was smoother, felt just as fast, was more comfortable, got better fuel mileage,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By Viperject
Once upon a time, before I knew any better, all I...

Once upon a time, before I knew any better, all I needed was a set of soft panniers and some bungee cords...

http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/1295/zr72.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By Viperject
I like the classic look of a single round...

I like the classic look of a single round headlight. Also, the stock FZ fairing and windscreen produce the worst turbulence I've ever experienced on a motorcycle.




Consider this the bike's...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By Viperject
There has never been a naked FZ available in the...

There has never been a naked FZ available in the US. The naked versions available elsewhere never came with a conventional round headlight, either.

There were actually other bikes I would have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,598
Posted By Viperject
Naked Touring: finished conversion.

Full write-up HERE (http://www.fz6-forum.com/forum/fz6-streetfighter/47177-naked-touring-finished-conversion.html).

From this:

http://imageshack.us/a/img96/1642/fz62.jpg

To this:
...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,442
Posted By Viperject
Thanks; there is one dive shop within 100 miles...

Thanks; there is one dive shop within 100 miles of me and they sold me a 4-pound bag of shot this afternoon.

For $3.50 per pound! :eek1

Way more than I expected to pay, but I suppose $14 is...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,442
Posted By Viperject
Where..? I can't find it anywhere locally,...

Where..?

I can't find it anywhere locally, and the places that ship want to sell me 1,000 pounds at a time. I'm about to start cutting open some shells.
Forum: The Garage 10-18-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,442
Posted By Viperject
Is there something about the lead that dampens...

Is there something about the lead that dampens vibration better than other materials? There are other ways to increase the weight of your bars, but this is the material I see mentioned most.


...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,442
Posted By Viperject
Reducing handlebar vibration with lead shot.

Since liquid Bar Snake is no longer available, I'm thinking of trying lead shot inside my FZ6 handlebars. A few questions for those who have tried this:

1.) Where did you buy it in the first...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,996
Posted By Viperject
WR250R hand guards & skid plate suggestions?

Yes, I used the search function. Yes, I turned up threads with 25,000+ replies. Search Nazis, take deep breaths and calm yourselves.

I've turned up several skid plate options of seemingly...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Viperject
Rode over to the gate beside the cemetery this...

Rode over to the gate beside the cemetery this afternoon and it's expertly barricaded with concrete and cable. There are also four or five "private property" signs posted.

I wonder who I could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Viperject
You're sure it's public property? It isn't on the...

You're sure it's public property? It isn't on the map of National Forest roads. When was the last time you rode it?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Viperject
Thanks for the maps; very helpful until I have my...

Thanks for the maps; very helpful until I have my GPS set up.

I was under the impression these forest roads either connected with one another, or at least had actual outlets onto other paved...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By Viperject
Dalton / Calhoun GA trail suggestions?

Purchased my WR250R a few weeks ago and I'm looking to explore anything legal for OHV traffic. I've been finding plenty of fun trails and forest roads, but signs aren't always posted to denote...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By Viperject
08+ KLR650 Round Headlight Mod..?

I've found several threads of old-gen KLR's with round headlight (single- and dual-lamp) conversions, but I haven't seen such a set-up on the newer version. The factory headlight cowls are obviously...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,949
Posted By Viperject
What can the 60CSx do that the 60Cx cannot? What...

What can the 60CSx do that the 60Cx cannot? What does that "S" stand for?
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By Viperject
I think the E21's would work for the type of...

I think the E21's would work for the type of riding I have planned. I don't think any of these racks can support Givi's mounts, though.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By Viperject
Found these as well: WR 250R Sequoia Rack -...

Found these as well:

WR 250R Sequoia Rack - $269.95 (https://tciproductsusa.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=144_167_175&products_id=463)
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,896
Posted By Viperject
WR250R/X hard luggage options?

Hoping to purchase a WRR/X sometime before summer for commuting and touring purposes. I know a lot of people don't like hard luggage on the trail, but it's my preference.

After lots of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,074
Posted By Viperject
John's Mountain in Villanow, Horn Mountain in...

John's Mountain in Villanow, Horn Mountain in Sugar Valley, Fort Mountain in Chatsworth/Ellijay, Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, etc, etc. These are the foothills of the Appalachians. Head...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-18-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,949
Posted By Viperject
Just searched their site and it's listed for...

Just searched their site and it's listed for $350.

Screen looks even smaller than the 60-series, too.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-17-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,949
Posted By Viperject
I need to simplify this process; the more I read,...

I need to simplify this process; the more I read, the more overwhelmed with information I become.

Judging from your reply, can I assume the Garmin 60CSx is a pretty safe bet? I've read of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By Viperject
I don't have a Bluetooth capable helmet. Are...

I don't have a Bluetooth capable helmet. Are there headsets / ear buds you can buy separately to mount in cheaper helmets?

If it isn't communicating by sound, the unit just directs you with...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 14,949
Posted By Viperject
Best budget ON/OFF-road GPS?

I don't know what separates one GPS model from another; never used one. I don't know why some cost $100 new and others cost upwards of $1,000. I thought they all did the same thing.

Here is what...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-15-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By Viperject
But what makes one Garmin model different from...

But what makes one Garmin model different from another? There are dozens of them out there (maybe more), for wildly varying prices. Can every Garmin GPS handle the same maps, or does this vary...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By Viperject
Would you like to part with any of these? ...

Would you like to part with any of these?



I'm completely new to GPS. I don't know where to look for maps, how to download/install them, what they're compatible with, etc.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By Viperject
Oops. Rookie mistake. If someone could move...

Oops. Rookie mistake. If someone could move this on my behalf... :D

I want something to lead me from Point A to Point B, via paved roads or dirt trails. I'm hoping to purchase a dual sport...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-14-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,339
Posted By Viperject
Garmin vs TomTom vs...

I tried running a search for something like this, but about eight million seemingly random threads popped up...

Anyway:

I'm about 15 years behind the times, technologically speaking, but I'd...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,548
Posted By Viperject
I would prefer a finer mesh, but I like the idea....

I would prefer a finer mesh, but I like the idea. Cheap to experiment with, as I might be able to line the mini-hammock with something finer.

I'll be camping in bear country. Any of you hammock...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,548
Posted By Viperject
Warbonnet's stuff looks high-quality, but with...

Warbonnet's stuff looks high-quality, but with Hennessy's two-for-one deal I think I'm getting more for my money (and I've never heard anything bad about Hennessy's workmanship). I especially like...
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