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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 12:39 PM
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Posted By OBD
that's awesome. I'd just be happy with...

that's awesome.

I'd just be happy with the increased heel clearance.
I don't much like standing on my exhaust pipe.
looks like there's gobs of room there.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
I did. lifts right up without a whimper... I...

I did.
lifts right up without a whimper... I was specifically looking for flex or movement or signs of weakness.

nada. :clap
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 85,373
Views: 10,060,190
Posted By OBD
Looks like a spool for a rear wheel lift stand. ...

Looks like a spool for a rear wheel lift stand.


As for the snail color, make my sets RED.
I wish blue was an option. I guess if I got silver I could have em anodized later
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:57 AM
Replies: 85,373
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Posted By OBD
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=1799...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=17998771&postcount=38679
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 85,373
Views: 10,060,190
Posted By OBD
I'm in for 2 sets

I'm in for 2 sets
Forum: Vendors 07-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
you guys keep showing those Excel rims just to...

you guys keep showing those Excel rims just to tease me

bike looks great.
need me some of them side racks
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
got tired of waiting for stainless shields to...

got tired of waiting for stainless shields to come back from powdercoating so installed the skid plate without the pieces for now.
against the directions, i installed the front mounts first.
with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9,933
Views: 2,074,789
Posted By OBD
Yeah that's unnecessary.

Yeah that's unnecessary.
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
owch, plus shipping from Oregon to me on the...

owch, plus shipping from Oregon to me on the other side of the country?
what's that gonna add to the Level 3 kit?

can i Amazon Prime it? :D
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 358,282
Posted By OBD
Wicked ok i just tossed them on there for pix. they...

ok i just tossed them on there for pix. they aren't cinched down and won't be until i install a tail rack or some other mounting point that will allow me to move the bags rearward.
also, i don't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
definitely feels taller and better than stock. ...

definitely feels taller and better than stock.
most noticed going from seated to standing.. my knees appreciate the boost.
I also like the ability to move on the seat without the bump. with the...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
nice vid. now lets see it bashing things :freaky

nice vid.
now lets see it bashing things :freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 358,282
Posted By OBD
could you loop a couple RoxStraps thru the holes...

could you loop a couple RoxStraps thru the holes in the beavertail and under the bag, then back up into the beaver to cinch down your loot?

p.s., I tried the R80 on my CB500x and XR600R and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
today's projects

installed Seat Concepts' Rallye foam and cover kit
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0803/bullitboyz/image.jpg1_zpsknhmhkqb.jpg
p.s. i went back and removed that little wrinkle after i saw the...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 358,282
Posted By OBD
a storefront sounds like a horrible idea! ...

a storefront sounds like a horrible idea!
increased overhead, then higher product prices plus staffing to entetain you locals who want to 'waste a day'.

no thanks, lets keep em in a 2-car garage...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
I bought a 700x over the winter. once the snow...

I bought a 700x over the winter. once the snow melted I realized I had made a mistake.
the low end grunt was nice and the low redline never bothered me, but to me the bike handled sluggishly and...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
Mmmm nice. I got a similar box last week...

Mmmm nice.

I got a similar box last week but couldn't deal with the shiny stainless bits so they're off being powdercoated.
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
Finally some dirt action on the CBx, even if it...

Finally some dirt action on the CBx, even if it is just a stocker (for now)
Can't wait for the next episode.
:lurk
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-21-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
Why not remove the bars for welding and painting

Why not remove the bars for welding and painting
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 60,751
Posted By OBD
I believe I'm somewhere around #3 on the deposit...

I believe I'm somewhere around #3 on the deposit list.
I thought I recall seeing 5 initial Level 3 kits were going to Giant Loop...

at the rate Jenny is going thru tires, I hope Mitch is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
me too!

me too!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-15-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,967
Views: 1,882,506
Posted By OBD
Jump it

Jump it
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,967
Views: 1,882,506
Posted By OBD
i see you're enjoying your new bike :eek1 ...

i see you're enjoying your new bike :eek1

wait.. the bike is laying on it's left side... how did you dent the headpipe on the right side?
oh that poor bike..

p.s. it's probably too late to...
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,547
Views: 358,282
Posted By OBD
not sure what the availability is of the 40L...

not sure what the availability is of the 40L Duffel but if there's someone needing one right away and is waiting for one from the boat shipment, I have a brand new one i got earlier in the season and...
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
JMo, what brand or fitment of fork boots are you...

JMo, what brand or fitment of fork boots are you using?
on my 700x I had some OEM Triumph Scrambler pieces, but I'm not sure they'd be long enough for the stretched 500x forks.
thanks
-OBD
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
Frankly this lack of attention to detail is why I...

Frankly this lack of attention to detail is why I don't like flying.

The idea that you could be responsible for my safety or flying over my head in any capacity is disturbing
(No offense)
:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
lol. a little bit, yeah.

lol.

a little bit, yeah.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-11-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,783
Views: 386,678
Posted By OBD
it's $5 cheaper here: ...

it's $5 cheaper here:
https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1087/40390/Metzeler-Karoo-3-Rear-Motorcycle-Tire


normally i wouldn't care about $5, but i needed to order some stuff from them anyways
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
Thanks for your contribution, but this isn't the...

Thanks for your contribution, but this isn't the Bag of Dicks thread either.

At least there's someone WITH KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE willing to answer questions.
I don't blame her for linking to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
Yeah but it's a bitch trying to stow that log,...

Yeah but it's a bitch trying to stow that log, not to mention the rock.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 85,373
Views: 10,060,190
Posted By OBD
it's always in the last place you look.

it's always in the last place you look.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
sorry, I should have said 'ordered direct from...

sorry, I should have said 'ordered direct from China stuff' :D

I figured since I was paying like $70 to get my non-centrestand-compatible skid plate shipped over here, I might as well add a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
RallyRaid levers. came within 5 business days...

RallyRaid levers.
came within 5 business days and they're perfect.
super comfy, solid, and only a few dollars more than the Chinese stuff.
sadly, they fit my girlfriend's 300F as well so... looks...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
well good news / bad news on the RR levers for my...

well good news / bad news on the RR levers for my 500x.

the good news: they're beautiful. super adjustable, well-made with zero slop and fit perfectly.

the bad news: they're a perfect drop-in...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-09-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 300,739
Posted By OBD
We're still talking about the Grom, right? :rofl

We're still talking about the Grom, right? :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
Nobody but you knows how tall you are. Best...

Nobody but you knows how tall you are.

Best bet would have been to talk to Madstad before placing your order..
After all, they designed it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
thanks. I ordered a CNC'd set from RR for...

thanks.

I ordered a CNC'd set from RR for not much more.. since I was placing an order anyways.

speaking of ordering..

that Seat Concepts 'Rally' seat kit that Giant Loop had as a prototype...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,467,066
Posted By OBD
How long did it take to get those? Like a month...

How long did it take to get those?
Like a month or so?
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
sweet.. hopefully I'm one of those 5 kits :evil ...

sweet.. hopefully I'm one of those 5 kits :evil

i'll go snag a skid plate and mebbe some shorty levers
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 165,671
Posted By OBD
yeah what's the deal with those bits? are they...

yeah what's the deal with those bits?
are they going to be distributed in the US by Giant Loop or should we purchase them directly?
is there a batch of goods headed across the Pond?
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