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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6,810
Views: 882,163
Posted By Ogre_fl
Bastard child of the Husky/BMW era. Sold as...

Bastard child of the Husky/BMW era.
Sold as 2013 & 2014 models.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,810
Views: 882,163
Posted By Ogre_fl
I can confirm that BMW GS 650 wheels bolt on the...

I can confirm that BMW GS 650 wheels bolt on the terra and that all the part numbers are the same between the husky and BMW wheels.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31,936
Views: 7,802,959
Posted By Ogre_fl
Are those white velcro sneakers?

Are those white velcro sneakers?
Forum: Hacks Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,369
Views: 567,587
Posted By Ogre_fl
http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/mcy/4603284629....

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/mcy/4603284629.html

1982 suzuki gs 1000g with vintage ural sidecar - $3800

http://images.craigslist.org/00v0v_bjnUFLwcQuO_600x450.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31,936
Views: 7,802,959
Posted By Ogre_fl
Tire tracks almost look like they left the pull...

Tire tracks almost look like they left the pull off and forgot what country they were in.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-18-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29,273
Views: 2,154,392
Posted By Ogre_fl
Congrats on the new bike Inept. Wait until...

Congrats on the new bike Inept.

Wait until the day when you are cruising along thinking how smooth and effortless your new steed seems





.....and you realize you are still only in 5th....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 447,199
Posted By Ogre_fl
He spelled carburetor correctly........I have...

He spelled carburetor correctly........I have seen worse on CL :evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,501
Posted By Ogre_fl
There used a be a time where most people on this...

There used a be a time where most people on this site actually rode their bikes to events and a few hours was not considered "a pretty good ride".
Forum: Hacks 08-15-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yes, most terrifying thing I have ever done. ...

Yes, most terrifying thing I have ever done.

Do you realize how freaking close those mail boxes are and OMG how fast are you going (oh...60, sure as hell feels like 100)
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,001
Posted By Ogre_fl
So a Tiger XC is a 80/60 or 140% bike? I...

So a Tiger XC is a 80/60 or 140% bike?

I have to say I feel my Terra is pretty close to a 50/50 bike.
Though if I use your math I would say I am 75% satisfied on road and 75% off road.
So mine...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,001
Posted By Ogre_fl
If you are willing to deal with a bastard bike,...

If you are willing to deal with a bastard bike, there is (was) a bike that does hit all these points.
The Husky TR 650 Terra.
Its my current "one bike" its my solo touring bike, my commuter, short...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,916
Posted By Ogre_fl
The euro restricted licence versions are 47 hp

The euro restricted licence versions are 47 hp
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-25-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,480
Posted By Ogre_fl
We didn't need $10,000 dirt bikes with lights to...

We didn't need $10,000 dirt bikes with lights to ride around on dirt roads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 31,936
Views: 7,802,959
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not a trike, training wheels. ...

Not a trike, training wheels.

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--fSZm_N5o--/18f0uspm8epq9jpg.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,724
Posted By Ogre_fl
A Ully is over 500#, how about a Versys? Right...

A Ully is over 500#, how about a Versys?
Right near 450# wheelie machine.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 447,199
Posted By Ogre_fl
Insane price on that beat up Sherpa.....but his...

Insane price on that beat up Sherpa.....but his dogs ROCK!

http://okaloosa.craigslist.org/mcy/4574464418.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_iSmCVOOVkWy_600x450.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,919
Views: 561,206
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well.......they are not the really the "same",...

Well.......they are not the really the "same", ours are different.
Look at how ours has the spigot out of the bottom at a slight angle, the BMW comes straight down.
It is one of the "unique" TR650...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29,273
Views: 2,154,392
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW we did the Chattooga on their opening...

FWIW we did the Chattooga on their opening day/first of April a few years back and the water was very comfortable.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/pic115_zps2d429665.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW I have ridden down the beach at the south...

FWIW I have ridden down the beach at the south end of the island in the 4x4 tracks a few times over the past few years.
Kept it reasonable speed. No one ever gave me any hassle, but can't say for...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 490,344
Posted By Ogre_fl
What, its not conceivable a bike 70# lighter than...

What, its not conceivable a bike 70# lighter than your beloved behemoth and with a chain drive "might" handle better?

Go troll the GS guys about reliability, you stand a better chance.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 28,680
Posted By Ogre_fl
I fear that is the telling sign of what this bike...

I fear that is the telling sign of what this bike will be, if it is made.
Right or wrong, Yamaha builds them stout.

The XTZ660 Tenere was a new design for 2008 and is heavy for its class.
The...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 28,680
Posted By Ogre_fl
+1 we have behemoths and lessor behemoths...

+1 we have behemoths and lessor behemoths (800's), bring on something we dont allready have.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,919
Views: 561,206
Posted By Ogre_fl
Have any of you with the wuka spoofer been using...

Have any of you with the wuka spoofer been using the hot setting?

I have been trying it as my bike had begun surging a bit in the 3500 rpm range as the temps got over 90.
In the hot setting...
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 29,449
Posted By Ogre_fl
Are you saying now there wont be another Bike...

Are you saying now there wont be another Bike Week either?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yup, found a stack of them in the mail box when I...

Yup, found a stack of them in the mail box when I got home this evening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Ogre_fl
He made no mention of an online option, if that...

He made no mention of an online option, if that is an option here I will look into it.
Doing an online thing in the evening would be OK.
I saw this as killing 4-5 hours of a Saturday afternoon and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Ogre_fl
Traffic School to keep points off, should I bother?

I got a ticket recently and the officer was nice enough to write it up for 9 mph over.
I was going quite a bit more than that over the posted limit.
He mentioned that I could also take a 4 hour...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,919
Views: 561,206
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thanks so much for the efforts to put this...

Thanks so much for the efforts to put this together.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 17,880
Posted By Ogre_fl
I put my "Touring wheels" back on. Now I need...

I put my "Touring wheels" back on.
Now I need to go somewhere. :deal

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20140604_075539_zps795d54ed.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,989
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW I would never let Ron's Kawasaki touch my...

FWIW I would never let Ron's Kawasaki touch my bikes again.

Brought one into them for new tires and when I picked the bike up the brakes were non-functional.
Lots of fun crossing their parking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,973
Posted By Ogre_fl
Great stuff, I just love wet red clay. ...

Great stuff, I just love wet red clay.

Tell the truth. Right about here one of you was thinking "Gee I wish it would rain a little to cut this dust".

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Absolutely sure...no. There are 2 wheel...

Absolutely sure...no.

There are 2 wheel sets that show up for the 1999 F650's, one of them has the same hub & bearing part numbers as the current bikes.

Take a good look at your hubs and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Given the OP has a BMW F650 and sounds like is...

Given the OP has a BMW F650 and sounds like is looking for tubeless for commuter duty there is another alternative.
The BMW G650GS cast tubeless rims.

I picked up a set off ebay and run them for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Ogre_fl
Woodsatyr, yea the hassle of selling is one...

Woodsatyr, yea the hassle of selling is one factor.
Hoping that the sales tax savings might wash some of the difference in private sale vs. trade value.

Waybill, thanks for the info.
That is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,937
Views: 447,199
Posted By Ogre_fl
Dang that is one tough fishing pole.....who makes...

Dang that is one tough fishing pole.....who makes it?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,358
Posted By Ogre_fl
Husky TR650 on my daily commute from hell. :evil ...

Husky TR650 on my daily commute from hell. :evil

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/Husky%20Terra/20130829_174404_zps315eeefe.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31,936
Views: 7,802,959
Posted By Ogre_fl
And I am OK with that. :evil

And I am OK with that. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31,936
Views: 7,802,959
Posted By Ogre_fl
Why does this look so stupid fun to me? Do you...

Why does this look so stupid fun to me?
Do you think it has a V8 in the back?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 686,853
Posted By Ogre_fl
I just could not take the vibes. Other than that,...

I just could not take the vibes. Other than that, the LC4's are great bikes.

If I could have a 640 ADV with the motor qualities of the TR it would be the perfect motorcycle.

BTW 403 is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,520
Views: 686,853
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have owned 2 LC4 640 Adventures. The TR...

I have owned 2 LC4 640 Adventures.

The TR is smooooth (did I put enough O's in there) and refined feeling where the LC4's are vibby and raw.
The TR makes good power, but oddly doesn't always...
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