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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 10:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,214
Posted By browneye
Cool. Sometimes I'm just a little slow.... :evil...

Cool. Sometimes I'm just a little slow.... :evil

Browneye - Chris & Sherry Brown, BT3, D0, Husky 630, Tiger 800
Leave us for 3 for now. If Nick can't make it we'll take him off.

BIG truck....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 09:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,214
Posted By browneye
What are the codes? :shog They are not on...

What are the codes? :shog

They are not on post 4.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,376
Views: 262,660
Posted By browneye
What's the opposite of 'above me'? :D

What's the opposite of 'above me'?



:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By browneye
:whip :rofl :rofl:rofl :flush

:whip
:rofl :rofl:rofl





:flush
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 639,244
Posted By browneye
$130 - ADVrider Flea Market. :evil

$130 - ADVrider Flea Market. :evil
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21,477
Views: 3,852,955
Posted By browneye
Cool. Good price too. If you don't have one then...

Cool. Good price too. If you don't have one then just order one. Makes long term servicing issues with the air filter non-existent.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,066
Posted By browneye
No...it's a stupid old thread. Why the fuck did...

No...it's a stupid old thread. Why the fuck did you dredge it up again. :rofl


Noob has it nailed pretty good here. (kvango, LOL)
Just go ride 'em both if you want a big adventure bike and...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 639,244
Posted By browneye
Nice, and tidy. Looking good. :thumb I...

Nice, and tidy. Looking good. :thumb


I just put softbags on mine as well...


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/Tiger%20800XC/024.jpg...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 181,893
Posted By browneye
I was very happy to score a set of Wolfman...

I was very happy to score a set of Wolfman Expeditions from another inmate for $130. Very nice condition.
While I like my seahorse cases there are too many reports of broken legs from 'dabbing' in...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,343
Views: 563,082
Posted By browneye
:rolleyes And the ktm guys are wishing they...

:rolleyes

And the ktm guys are wishing they had a 17 so they had more tires to choose from.
The SE guys are a little luckier, at least it's a narrow rim. But the adventure guys have jack squat...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By browneye
:photog:lol3 :freaky :clap:clap

:photog:lol3 :freaky :clap:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By browneye
Check manufacturers recommended rim width....

Check manufacturers recommended rim width. Putting the wrong size tire on a wheel is likely to distort the tire profile and thus actually make your contact patch less.

Same for undersize - can...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,989
Posted By browneye
For number 5 I keep a mini-spray bottle of...

For number 5 I keep a mini-spray bottle of Mothers quick detailer and a microfiber rag in the tank bag. I can't stand a dirty windshield any more than I can a dirty helmet shield or goggles.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 706,371
Posted By browneye
I burned two of them. They are just okay. Good on...

I burned two of them. They are just okay. Good on the road but noisy, good profile and compound, hooks up well in dirt. Wear is nothng to write home about, couple'a thousand if you're lucky.
They...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 706,371
Posted By browneye
FM Listing

Looks like Grinder may be updating his stable...

Obviously the same bike.

Grinder should buy Johngil's. I'm just not sure when he'll list it. Maybe he'll change his mind after such a...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,214
Posted By browneye
GROUP RIDES (Unless Isaac wants to do it......

GROUP RIDES

(Unless Isaac wants to do it... :D )
(Or whatever else we want to put here)
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,994
Posted By browneye
Front of the XC now is at about 8K and looks to...

Front of the XC now is at about 8K and looks to be half worn. Back was gone at about 6500 although if I had left it on there it probly would have just kept going. The last half of their life seems to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 706,371
Posted By browneye
Husky rules... ...

Husky rules...


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/2012%20NOV%20%20DV%20%20Car%20%20Nicks%20Bday/DSC01328.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 706,371
Posted By browneye
Houston CL listing

Reasonable deal for a great bike, not too many miles, looks to be in good shape.

They run circles around a XR-L. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 706,371
Posted By browneye
Nice fall colors Dynobob. Really pretty. We...

Nice fall colors Dynobob. Really pretty.

We get those on the eastern sierra slopes. Looks like I'm missing them this year.


The Oregon trail bomb is enviro-whackos. Extreme green weenies....
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21,477
Views: 3,852,955
Posted By browneye
engine mounting bolt behind shifter.

That's not a 'stud' it's a bolt. Put an allen wrench on the otherside if you want to remove the nut. There's also a tension collar inside the bolt for the frame tab to motor block clearance. It...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21,477
Views: 3,852,955
Posted By browneye
It's likely not macho enough for your ego. An...

It's likely not macho enough for your ego. An awful lot of guys need some kind of compensator. :evil


We do quite a bit of this with the 3 dogs...
...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21,477
Views: 3,852,955
Posted By browneye
Was offroading the subaru crosstrek last weekend...

Was offroading the subaru crosstrek last weekend and picked up the small blade of a jack knife in a rear tire. Since it was at the very beginning of our 50 mile trek I didn't want the donut spare on...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
Most of the heavy dirtbikes, like 950/990/S10/GS...

Most of the heavy dirtbikes, like 950/990/S10/GS are going too fast to do anything about a rock that would pinch flat you unless you can steer around them. Ya ain't gonna be lofting enough to make...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
BMW boxers clunk like a mutha as well. :evil

BMW boxers clunk like a mutha as well. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 424,008
Posted By browneye
@andycap... How do we know those aren't 8-year...

@andycap...
How do we know those aren't 8-year old tires? :dunno
Just sayin...

I've run the piss out of the FB's with no issues like that, fully loaded, all the way to 100mph - tiger 800XC.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By browneye
:ear

:ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 13,004
Posted By browneye
Postcard perfect! :clap

Postcard perfect! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,749
Posted By browneye
WTF...it looks like they missed one and had to...

WTF...it looks like they missed one and had to drill next to it. F'ing morons.


J/K
Good to see you on the mend. :clap
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
^^This. And they shift with a CLUNK instead...

^^This.

And they shift with a CLUNK instead of a SNICK. :deal
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
Uhmmm....cuz they sound like a potato? :dunno ...

Uhmmm....cuz they sound like a potato? :dunno





:hide
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
One of the husky owners recently did an engine...

One of the husky owners recently did an engine tear down at 50K miles. He figured it was time to look at a thumper with that kind of mileage. Mine is 3 years old and just 6K miles, so I'm not...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 567,132
Posted By browneye
This is probly a bad idea. The husqvarna forums...

This is probly a bad idea. The husqvarna forums are full of tips on how to ADD a cush hub to the TE630.

Seems on-road use puts too much strain on the gearbox internals without a cushion in the...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 639,244
Posted By browneye
Tire balancing

Yeah, half the tires these days don't have a dot of any kind.

When I mount and balance, I put one bead on and the tube, then throw the wheel on the balancer. That way the tire is easy to rotate...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,987
Posted By browneye
Nope, no potato-potato... :rofl

Nope, no potato-potato... :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 140,077
Posted By browneye
It used to be that you could get a key from the...

It used to be that you could get a key from the forest service and ride all the roads off Azusa Canyon, San Gabriels.That's probably long gone and everything is just locked up.

I've given up on...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,987
Posted By browneye
OMFG. Really? "My friends have all asked...

OMFG. Really?

"My friends have all asked me..."

News flash: motorcycles make all kinds of weird sounds. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By browneye
Easy deal if you can get them to north OC. I...

Easy deal if you can get them to north OC.
I make and modify a lot of gear. More or less absconded with wifey's $3K Bernina. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,987
Posted By browneye
He's put off by the straight-gear whine. It is...

He's put off by the straight-gear whine. It is what it is. I thought it was odd the first time I heard it, but twist the throttle and it's soon forgotten. The triumph triples rock. If you like to...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,987
Posted By browneye
Congrats. You'll love it. Your concerns...

Congrats. You'll love it.

Your concerns will either go away after some time on it, or you can address them with aftermarket parts.

The motor is a gem, it's a free rev'r, and loves to sing. It...
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