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Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By crazyjeeper
I put some electrical tape on the top clamp...

I put some electrical tape on the top clamp around the ignition so the keys can't scratch it.
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By crazyjeeper
Only changes from 2012 to 2013 were colors. ...

Only changes from 2012 to 2013 were colors.

I'm 6'5" and I love my 2012. I use the Cal-Sci XL screen on a touratech bracket with the factory wind deflectors and I get zero buffeting. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Hmm, I use the white powerband and rotella T,...

Hmm, I use the white powerband and rotella T, must be why mine is a dog in 5th. I also have been running a 140/80 MT21 in the rear. I'm also not worried about it blowing up. If it does, then it's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks for the info. I was thinking about going...

Thanks for the info. I was thinking about going to 14/48 with mine since 5th was so useless and it was really hard to modulate the power at really low speeds on the trails and you've confirmed my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
You guys are making me wonder if something is...

You guys are making me wonder if something is wrong with mine. As far as I know it has 15/45 gearing and it struggles to move in 5th unless I run it up to 70 or so in 4th and even then it feels like...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By crazyjeeper
Add me to the list of people saying "what heat?" ...

Add me to the list of people saying "what heat?" The only time I've ever noticed any is when I stick my hand or leg out into the stream coming directly off the radiator. The way the ducting is the...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,535
Posted By crazyjeeper
The sticky part of the mount won't be what fails....

The sticky part of the mount won't be what fails. I've had one on top of my cheapo HJC dirt helmet for years and it hasn't moved at all. I could probably hang the helmet from it with me attached to...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 1,791,931
Posted By crazyjeeper
A couple of pics from South Dakota last weekend ...

A couple of pics from South Dakota last weekend

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-z3XBbCC/0/XL/DSCN0758-XL.jpg
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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By crazyjeeper
A weekend in the Black Hills of South Dakota

What better way to celebrate the independence of your country than by looking at faces blasted into mountains with dynamite? It also helps there are miles and miles of fabulous twisty roads. With...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Cool solution! I had something similar in mind...

Cool solution! I had something similar in mind when it first split. I've still got plans to make something up similar after I move back to Dallas in a month or so, then I'll have more time and...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 4,752,371
Posted By crazyjeeper
On that subject, if the Tenere needs an ABS off...

On that subject, if the Tenere needs an ABS off switch, how come I can do this:

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-m9SwwTM/0/L/IMG_2950-L.jpg

:hide
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 2,444,301
Posted By crazyjeeper
A couple from the Black Hills. ...

A couple from the Black Hills.

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Black-Hills-4th-of-July-2014/i-xWNtrMZ/0/XL/DSCN0777-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
I have one of those too! ...

I have one of those too!

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1985-Honda-XR350R/i-DFWMpqg/0/M/IMG_2203-M.jpg

Unfortunately I have some bad news for you. The part you need,...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 227,442
Posted By crazyjeeper
It's a good look :nod ...

It's a good look :nod

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2014/i-F4p4DrR/0/XL/DSCN0440-XL.jpg

I've had my full set for over a year now and I have no complaints so far.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By crazyjeeper
I have mine on the bar that comes with the...

I have mine on the bar that comes with the touratech adjuster in one of their overkill locking powered docks.
...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 1,791,931
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks! Summer is the time to be here. Winter...

Thanks! Summer is the time to be here. Winter can be gorgeous, but it is best seen from inside a vehicle with the heat blasting while wearing several coats.



2 of those 3 are very doable. No...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 1,791,931
Posted By crazyjeeper
Time for some more flat land pics to offset all...

Time for some more flat land pics to offset all of those mountains everybody else rides in. :D

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-QwvpkMH/0/X2/DSCN0685-X2.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 596,403
Posted By crazyjeeper
Well it is pretty much the only non totally...

Well it is pretty much the only non totally straight section line road north of Williston :lol3

Hit me up if you want to go for a ride. The really good roads are down in the national grasslands.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 104,116
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-qPdf9BG/0/L/DSCN0684-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 596,403
Posted By crazyjeeper
I checked out a new road today. MT Hwy 261 right...

I checked out a new road today. MT Hwy 261 right on the MT/ND border. Lots of green grass out there right now.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks. I have a hard time finding good metric...

Thanks. I have a hard time finding good metric hardware around here so I have to always order it.

Yeah, great sketch, though somebody stole your ruler. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks, I'll have to look into making something...

Thanks, I'll have to look into making something like that.

Do you happen to recall what the thread pitch and bolt length you used to attach your brackets to the tank?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 596,403
Posted By crazyjeeper
Drilling Rigs sticking out of the prairie ...

Drilling Rigs sticking out of the prairie

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-mZ3Th8T/0/X2/IMG_2921-X2.jpg

One of my favorite views around here
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Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Question for fellow Acerbis 5.8 tank owners: ...

Question for fellow Acerbis 5.8 tank owners: Anybody else had the bolts that hold the front mounts to the tank go MIA? The mount arms are still attached to the frame tabs but the tank is not...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 4,752,371
Posted By crazyjeeper
I don't think I'm going to find greener grass...

I don't think I'm going to find greener grass than this. :D

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Super-Tenere-2013-general/i-FS4Hq8g/0/XL/IMG_2240-XL.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 56,685
Posted By crazyjeeper
I would like to second that you don't need to...

I would like to second that you don't need to turn off the electronic aids. I often ride on washboarded gravel in TCS-2 and I've never had a problem keeping the wheel spinning. It also lets me get...
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 1,791,931
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Vacation/Utah-2014/i-KFQfBq6/0/L/DSCN0429-L.jpg

Full RR for the week is here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981550
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25,396
Views: 4,752,371
Posted By crazyjeeper
I usually get 36-40mpg. I have no idea how you...

I usually get 36-40mpg. I have no idea how you guys get so many miles per gallon. I guess I'm just having too much fun. :lol3
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By crazyjeeper
Minot has a ton of hotel rooms. A quick search...

Minot has a ton of hotel rooms. A quick search for tonight shows there are 20+ hotels all with available rooms.

Now, 2-3 years ago, yes, it was impossible but they have probably finished 15...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
Thanks guys, I'm glad y'all enjoyed it. :D ...

Thanks guys, I'm glad y'all enjoyed it. :D





:eek1

I've seen that video before, but it still looks incredibly painful. The guys I've been going to Moab with used to do that kind of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
I am now going to shamelessly pimp my ride report...

I am now going to shamelessly pimp my ride report which features my XRL and is where I crashed it in the dunes as posted several pages back.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981550
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By crazyjeeper
All videos have been uploaded and added to the...

All videos have been uploaded and added to the end of the 2nd post.



Thanks! This was my 3rd trip to Moab and I already can't wait to go back again.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,078
Views: 982,124
Posted By crazyjeeper
http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201...

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-Czhk4mS/0/XL/IMG_2862-XL.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,519
Posted By crazyjeeper
In some markets the standard 14 doesn't have the...

In some markets the standard 14 doesn't have the center stand. All USA 2014 models have one.
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,525
Posted By crazyjeeper
I own a '12 but I've sampled a '14. I felt the...

I own a '12 but I've sampled a '14. I felt the '14 was noticeably smoother and generally felt more refined overall. The '14 I rode was still very new so I'm sure it would also smooth out even more...
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 1,791,931
Posted By crazyjeeper
Had a good turnout a couple of weeks ago for the...

Had a good turnout a couple of weeks ago for the first western North Dakota Tenere owner's rally. Both of us showed up. :D
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 596,403
Posted By crazyjeeper
Abandoned school house ...

Abandoned school house

http://crazyjeeperndtx.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-ND-rides/i-MvLcgkM/0/X2/IMG_2861-X2.jpg

All around the north shore of Lake Sakakawea near Williston
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By crazyjeeper
Day 7 - Behind the Rocks and Hurrah Pass If...

Day 7 - Behind the Rocks and Hurrah Pass

If you've read any of my previous reports, the cast of characters for this years dirt riding was mostly the same with 2 total newbies. Our group totaled...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By crazyjeeper
A week in Utah ending in Moab aka My 2014 Moab Moto Adventures

Now, first of all, let me make a confession. I did not ride any motorcycle from North Dakota down to Utah, I completely cheated and loaded both my XR650L and Yamaha Super Tenere into my F150 and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 76,821
Views: 8,235,384
Posted By crazyjeeper
I've decided my XRL with stock exhaust sounds...

I've decided my XRL with stock exhaust sounds like a mixture of an air compressor and an irrigation pump at low revs.
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