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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:26 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
Okay, my last project for a bit (I promise). ...

Okay, my last project for a bit (I promise). When I installed the centerstand, I noticed that the two forward tabs on it stick well down below the skid plate. You can see them in the first picture,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
Just finished another project also. I had asked...

Just finished another project also. I had asked around for a good place for an OSCO chain oiler. Got some good suggestions but finally found a spot for it on my own that I like: Left side, remove...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
Been out on business for awhile but I finally did...

Been out on business for awhile but I finally did get a chance to check "J's" suggestion on the Cyclops headlight. On page 987, I did a little test of the stock headlamp against an IPF "Super Low...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
LethP: Good info, I plan eventually to go for...

LethP: Good info, I plan eventually to go for the Evo II setup, seeing how much frame area I will lose is going to make me re-think the OSCO location yet again. Your position looks pretty good,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By slidefighter
Trying again on the OSCO chain oiler: Does anyone...

Trying again on the OSCO chain oiler: Does anyone have a couple of nice pictures of an OSCO installed on a 690? I've seen one just below the fairing just behind where your knees would go on the left...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15,498
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Posted By slidefighter
Another Scott's Damper/Underground Machining Riser Installation

1" riser setup from Ryan Bottosi, installed today. He will sell you the Scotts damper to go with it, all bolts, the whole setup. Really nice, if you ask me.

Now, does anyone have a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 220,457
Posted By slidefighter
Just finished...what a spectacular series of...

Just finished...what a spectacular series of adventures. Well done!!!


Lee...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 390
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Posted By slidefighter
New2: Sundays are good too. I'm kinda partial to...

New2: Sundays are good too. I'm kinda partial to nice weather, though!


Lee...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 16,429
Posted By slidefighter
New2: I ride or fly or do something just about...

New2: I ride or fly or do something just about every weekend. Can you get over to Ridgeland? Lots of good riding starts from there...

For the camping weekend, I'll be up for either kind of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 390
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Posted By slidefighter
I'm in. What kind of riding is planned (road...

I'm in. What kind of riding is planned (road bike or dirt bike)? Any other "deep south corner of SC" riders in? Group ride?



Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 04:28 AM
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Posted By slidefighter
Wish I had known about the H4 LED... Ordered one...

Wish I had known about the H4 LED... Ordered one this morning. I'll run another test when it comes in. Thanks for the heads up.


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15,498
Views: 1,578,231
Posted By slidefighter
Micro-Comparison (for what it's worth...)

Just picked up an IPF "Super Low Beam" X4 60/80W (clear) replacement bulb for my headlight, hoping for a little more candlepower. I don't see a lot of difference, but maybe a little. All photos...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
After a couple of discussions on the site, I've...

After a couple of discussions on the site, I've been emailing Zach at Woody's about a tubeless rear setup. He says they can do and it will work well, but the problem is that tire selection is very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
Damn Noyah! Again? Amazing... Lee...

Damn Noyah! Again? Amazing...


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15,498
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Posted By slidefighter
Good replies on both my questions, thanks...

Good replies on both my questions, thanks everyone. Like a lot of others, I'm trying to bulletproof my 690 as much as possible. When I retire, I just want to RIDE!

Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 07:56 AM
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Posted By slidefighter
We've been over the TuBliss tubeless tire option...

We've been over the TuBliss tubeless tire option a couple of times. Just spoke with them again and they still don't have a solution for the wider rear on the 690. However, there are a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15,498
Views: 1,578,231
Posted By slidefighter
I'm uuummmmm, "slightly" behind in reading this...

I'm uuummmmm, "slightly" behind in reading this thread (currently on page 772), but I have a question relating back to the discussion on Scott's stainless oil filters back then. Noah (the "king" of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 04:06 AM
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Posted By slidefighter
Aaaaahhhh! NOW I remember. Thanks for the info....

Aaaaahhhh! NOW I remember. Thanks for the info. Just have to find a 22k ohm resistor in my wallet somewhere...

Thanks, DirtVader
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
I've got one that's basically brand new. Glad to...

I've got one that's basically brand new. Glad to send it to you.


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 06:36 PM
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Posted By slidefighter
EPA system leftover

This has probably been asked and answered before, but does the little capsule thing-o that is left over attached to the right trellis after the EPA stuff is removed, actually serve any useful...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 92,350
Posted By slidefighter
Vadio: I'm late to the party! Just finished...

Vadio: I'm late to the party! Just finished reading this RR. What a read and what a ride...loved your video on your "old's cool" BMW too. You have to be one of the coolest guys around!

Looking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 08:14 AM
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Posted By slidefighter
Shan: You're bike is spectacular. Don't think...

Shan: You're bike is spectacular. Don't think I've seen aluminum forward tanks nor that left side rear tank before. Where do those come from?

You've done a lot of work on your 690. Very sweet...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2014, 09:09 AM
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Views: 364,309
Posted By slidefighter
Great read, Jean Luc. Just finished (late to the...

Great read, Jean Luc. Just finished (late to the party!)...Got here by a referral from PackMule's site. He has an excellent list of great RR's and I'm going through them one at a time. Sorry about...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,810
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Posted By slidefighter
Still following! Can't wait for the book... ...

Still following! Can't wait for the book...



Lee...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 58,277
Posted By slidefighter
Hahahaha!! The "Brotherhood of the Cool", loose...

Hahahaha!! The "Brotherhood of the Cool", loose on the town. Alert the media!


Lee...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2013, 07:51 PM
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Views: 58,277
Posted By slidefighter
Looks like you had a great day just like I...

Looks like you had a great day just like I did---except that you took some beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing...

I've been riding my R1 to work one day a week lately. Makes it an interesting...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 107,100
Posted By slidefighter
Mr. Joke: I checked out your signature website. ...

Mr. Joke: I checked out your signature website. Very cool. Nice work.


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,286
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Posted By slidefighter
Knoen: Can't quite figure out the configuration...

Knoen: Can't quite figure out the configuration on the rear of your bike. What's going on with the cable (latch maybe?) and the ramp looking gear at the back?

Really a great looking bike!

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 58,277
Posted By slidefighter
Hey Justin: We had nice weather for the air show...

Hey Justin: We had nice weather for the air show and a bunch of riders showed up. I didn't get much time with everyone since there was a lot to do, but I'm hoping everyone had a good time. We had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 58,277
Posted By slidefighter
Hope the regular crowd can make it. Should be a...

Hope the regular crowd can make it. Should be a fun day, the flying and riding down here is all pretty good! There will be a 'big time' formation demo at 1:15 pm or so, just as an example.

...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,286
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Posted By slidefighter
PalmState: See post 2592 on this thread for some...

PalmState: See post 2592 on this thread for some riding info for this weekend.


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,286
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Posted By slidefighter
PalmState: I'm now running the 1 and 5/8" Kouba...

PalmState: I'm now running the 1 and 5/8" Kouba with my centerstand. Had a little more than 1" cut off each leg and also dropped the forks a total on 1" to level the bike. Whole setup seems to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 25,652
Posted By slidefighter
Who Was That?

Out on my R1 this afternoon and crossed paths with about 20 sport bike riders headed north on Highway 462 near the 462 intersection with I-95 (Coosawhatchie exit), south of Point South/Yemessee. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,286
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Posted By slidefighter
That thing is choice, no doubt about it. Wonder...

That thing is choice, no doubt about it. Wonder who owns it now...? Cool choice for the basis of a bike for a street bike for sure...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,286
Views: 1,049,503
Posted By slidefighter
Here's more (a lot more) info on the Roland Sands...

Here's more (a lot more) info on the Roland Sands 690:

http://www.rolandsands.com/wp/2013/06/07/ktm-rsd-690-cafemoto

Apparently there is a street "flat tracker" in the works also. Roland...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,286
Views: 1,049,503
Posted By slidefighter
I think it's fabulous, but then, I love Cafe...

I think it's fabulous, but then, I love Cafe Racers anyway and always have. That bike is sweet!
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3,286
Views: 1,049,503
Posted By slidefighter
Have you guys seen this KTM 690 by Roland Sands? ...

Have you guys seen this KTM 690 by Roland Sands? Wow!!

http://www.bikeexif.com/ktm-690-enduro-r



Lee...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,318
Views: 58,277
Posted By slidefighter
Just a reminder for everyone: Saturday, October...

Just a reminder for everyone: Saturday, October 5th is the Race to Ridgeland fly-in at the Ridgeland Airport. I will be involved in the events associated with the fly-in all day, but everyone is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3,195
Views: 1,361,271
Posted By slidefighter
Been enjoying your RR and photography from the...

Been enjoying your RR and photography from the beginning. Your UB ride out and back is one of your best.

Nice, thanks!


Lee...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,286
Views: 1,049,503
Posted By slidefighter
Creedyflyr: Wow! From a fellow F-18 guy, to my...

Creedyflyr: Wow! From a fellow F-18 guy, to my eyes that is one of the best pictures on this site ever. For an interior picture, there's more visual interest in that shot than most by a...
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