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Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,559
Posted By bross
Busted. "There are retailers in Idaho who...

Busted.

"There are retailers in Idaho who carry White Castle frozen products, but unfortunately there isn't a single restaurant. Sorry!"

:lol3
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,727
Views: 518,663
Posted By bross
I'd agree that's the best way, then it can simply...

I'd agree that's the best way, then it can simply be moved back down when you sell the bike.

A few related posts...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16417557&postcount=139
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Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
dang, that's a lot of old tigers. :lol3 :freaky

dang, that's a lot of old tigers. :lol3 :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
Same method is used to adjust a snowmobile track,...

Same method is used to adjust a snowmobile track, so many pounds at 1" deflection etc. I just used this on our sleds and was always close enough...
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8,503
Views: 1,146,591
Posted By bross
You're not turning the key too far into the Park...

You're not turning the key too far into the Park position are you? We rarely ever lock our steering but have done that a few times now when locking the steering, turn it too far and end up with park...
Forum: Canada 07-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 623,041
Posted By bross
Just some quick back of the napkin calculations....

Just some quick back of the napkin calculations. Gas is expensive in Canada compared to the US. Current price in BC (West) is around $1.4/l, will be a little cheaper through the prairies but just...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
I'll agree that something like this comes down to...

I'll agree that something like this comes down to dealer PDI and not the factory. So far nothing has come loose on my Griso but in the past I've had the following come loose or fall off:

Kawasaki...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24,136
Views: 4,390,474
Posted By bross
We have 99% mule deer here and also try to never...

We have 99% mule deer here and also try to never ride at night. We see at least one dead deer going down our mountain pretty much every day. But the mule deer are more like cattle, they can be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,828
Views: 2,085,950
Posted By bross
Or click on "Control Panel", "List Subscriptions"...

Or click on "Control Panel", "List Subscriptions" and just check off the box under Notifications to the right of your subscribed threads.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,887
Views: 1,165,729
Posted By bross
Because the Multistrada had trouble stopping with...

Because the Multistrada had trouble stopping with the stockers? :huh
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 1,025,898
Posted By bross
Sounds about right for a toolkit now a days. The...

Sounds about right for a toolkit now a days. The days of the Honda Goldwing or old BMW toolkits which could be used to basically strip and rebuild the entire bike are long gone. Best to build your...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
Hope you grabbed your wallet before riding off....

Hope you grabbed your wallet before riding off. :deal :norton
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 1,025,898
Posted By bross
I know, I could not believe what crappy mileage...

I know, I could not believe what crappy mileage that first gen Spyder got. probably why they have come out with a new 3 cyl motor that is bigger and supposedly gets a bit better mileage. maybe you'll...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 1,025,898
Posted By bross
I don't know about that, I'm seeing more and more...

I don't know about that, I'm seeing more and more CanAm Sypders on the road, they must be selling very well to see so many on the road.
Forum: Canada 07-26-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 623,041
Posted By bross
Ah c'mon, don't you carry one of these... ...

Ah c'mon, don't you carry one of these...

http://www.discountknivesandswords.com/ImagesProductsLarge/cs002.jpg

:lol3 :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
Might want to look into one of these... :deal ...

Might want to look into one of these... :deal

http://www.warn.com/blog/images/1857/XT17_portable_winch_motorcycle.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
You could just lay a couple 2x4s against the...

You could just lay a couple 2x4s against the stand, long enough to plant YOUR feet on when you push back on the bike. :evil
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,887
Views: 1,165,729
Posted By bross
Why should a dealer sell a bike for less when...

Why should a dealer sell a bike for less when they sell at that price? :huh If it's the bike you want, buy it, ride it and enjoy. The way some of you guys expect dealers to sell bikes at a loss and...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 161,439
Posted By bross
Have a close look at your fan housing, turn it...

Have a close look at your fan housing, turn it slowly by hand and make sure it isn't warped. Mine was warped enough to touch the rad and if it stopped at that point could not restart the fan. Found...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 161,439
Posted By bross
Have a close look at your fan housing, turn it...

Have a close look at your fan housing, turn it slowly by hand and make sure it isn't warped. Mine was warped enough to touch the rad and if it stopped at that point could not restart the fan. Found...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7,000
Views: 2,346,015
Posted By bross
Can I make a small suggestion, try slowing doing...

Can I make a small suggestion, try slowing doing a bit when taking pictures. :evil :freaky
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
Yep, both good choices. :thumb ...

Yep, both good choices. :thumb

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Winter2013-2014/i-5MWRDTc/0/L/IMG_3823-L.jpg

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Winter2013-2014/i-Xk3pgXG/0/L/IMG_3826-L.jpg
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Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
Nope their legs. :deal

Nope their legs. :deal
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,647,718
Posted By bross
That is one flat mofo of a tire, looks like a car...

That is one flat mofo of a tire, looks like a car tire. Must have handled great near the end. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 564,289
Posted By bross
You can't beat a Street Triple R for fun factor....

You can't beat a Street Triple R for fun factor. My wife will never sell hers and she thinks she has a classic because she has the last year of the bug eye head lights with her 2010. She loves it,...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,887
Views: 1,165,729
Posted By bross
How long are they going to warranty the tanks?

How long are they going to warranty the tanks?
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 564,289
Posted By bross
http://carduccidualsport.com/modules//homeslider/i...

http://carduccidualsport.com/modules//homeslider/images/ac744482140850677c5db629d1102dbc.png

http://carduccidualsport.com/content/14-sc3-adventure
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
I haven't heard anything good about them mileage...

I haven't heard anything good about them mileage wise on the bigger bikes, maybe on a DR or KLR but seems the heavier bikes chew through them. I'll try to dig up the reports.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 96,027
Posted By bross
Not to take anything away from Hank, it's quite...

Not to take anything away from Hank, it's quite an accomplishment, but it's nothing any one else couldn't do either. It's not like he rode his bike hundred's of thousands of miles and never had to...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
TerraMostro

I always thought the TerraMostro would be the ideal ADV bike, 695 air cooled monster...

http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/ducati_terra_mostro.jpg

not sure if Overland...
Forum: Canada 07-15-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 623,041
Posted By bross
I think it's a moral imperative that you ride the...

I think it's a moral imperative that you ride the whole thing. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
Better start working on that For Sale ad... ...

Better start working on that For Sale ad...

Yep, you're shrinking as you get older. Here's why...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
Show us your Triumph Tiger 800 XC pictures

Guess you could say you ride 10,000 miles a year! :thumb

Might want to shift into first before taking off. :deal Hey maybe I just solved the Tiger burning through clutches problem. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 1,025,898
Posted By bross
New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

I understand your points and agree somewhat but not to the point of it doesn't matter. Putting blind trust in something just because it says Honda on the side is a little naive and trusting of big...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,503
Views: 1,146,591
Posted By bross
Do you have the OEM petcock? They've been known...

Do you have the OEM petcock? They've been known to leak but as you checked the gas should end up in your crankcase. Float bowl drain screw loose? Gas puddling under the carb is not normal.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10,340
Views: 1,334,859
Posted By bross
Bigger garage solves that. :norton

Bigger garage solves that. :norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8,503
Views: 1,146,591
Posted By bross
Congrats! In no time she'll look like this... ...

Congrats! In no time she'll look like this...

http://faithcottage.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Suzuki-DRs/i-xGbggh5/0/L/mckinney-fsr%20005-L.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20,903
Views: 3,647,718
Posted By bross
Not really an issue unless like Mototex described...

Not really an issue unless like Mototex described you ride lots of sticky mud. Here's what CAN happen with the looped brake lines. Note this is a BMW F800 but same thing could happen to any bike with...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,498
Views: 568,006
Posted By bross
What manual are you looking at? My manual shows...

What manual are you looking at? My manual shows coolant and brake fluid replacement every 12,000mi or 2 years as part of the regular B service? :huh

Some cars are coming with long life anti freeze...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8,503
Views: 1,146,591
Posted By bross
Check out the pine sol degreaser thread, will try...

Check out the pine sol degreaser thread, will try to find a link...
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