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Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By angrymutt
Nice!:clap

Nice!:clap
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Enjoy the bike and your retirement - you deserve...

Enjoy the bike and your retirement - you deserve both after serving this country for so many years!
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Great post and pics! I hope I have a chance...

Great post and pics!

I hope I have a chance to check out Chimney Rock Park. I'll be in your neck of the woods over Memorial Day in a few weeks. A friend and I are going to ride the Tail of the...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Thanks for the replys guys! Gustavo,...

Thanks for the replys guys!

Gustavo, enjoyed your ride reports!
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
I'm a relative newbie rider and haven't yet done...

I'm a relative newbie rider and haven't yet done a multi-day trip on a bike. I usually feel pretty worn out after 8 or more hours in a car. What's a good, safe distance to travel on a motorcycle on...
Forum: Beasts 01-19-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Nice mods! How did you remove the "Kawasaki...

Nice mods! How did you remove the "Kawasaki Versys" stickers?
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
I got the Versys for road riding. I realized the...

I got the Versys for road riding. I realized the opportunities are few for dual-sport riding here in the DC area. Maybe would have kept the Husky if I lived out West. Both are real fun bikes. The...
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Ride to the

Keys.

So far the furthest I've taken my V has been a couple of hundred miles at a time.

A friend asked me to join him on a trip to the Keys in Florida this Spring - about a 1,223 mi/19 hours...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Gator - be sure to also check the torque of your...

Gator - be sure to also check the torque of your counterbalancer nut. Mine was loose and the woodruff key got messed up.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Gator, I guess I know how you're feeling. My bike...

Gator, I guess I know how you're feeling. My bike - the one you almost bought from me - was used when I got it, and needed a new cam chain at about 6K miles. Total cost: $800+ (too big a job for me...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Helmet Guardian??

Hi folks,

I'm thinking of ordering a "Helmet Guardian" from Twisted Throttle but haven't figured out where on the bike to put it.

Has anybody installed one and if so where?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,027
Posted By angrymutt
Wonder if I could do it on my Versys...

Wonder if I could do it on my Versys...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
You got a great commute!

You got a great commute!
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Great bike. Halfway through breaking mine in. ...

Great bike. Halfway through breaking mine in. The first 500 miles were sure tough holding it to below 4k rpm!
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
I only have liability coverage that costs me less...

I only have liability coverage that costs me less than $200/year. Did you guys buy more coverage than that?
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Any of you guys get the extended warranty? Think...

Any of you guys get the extended warranty? Think it's woth it? My dealer offered me 36 months for $525.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
I'm pretty excited - I just placed an order for...

I'm pretty excited - I just placed an order for a new 08. Going to pick it up tomorrow...:clap
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
A dealer I talked to hinted he could "make me a...

A dealer I talked to hinted he could "make me a deal". I don't really know however how close to the MSRP ($6899) I should expect to pay.

Would anybody care to share how much they paid for...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Nice pic - thanks! I'm also considering the...

Nice pic - thanks!

I'm also considering the V-Strom 650 because I understand aftermarket stuff is more plentiful. But both bikes stock seem pretty complete.
Most of my riding will be ordinary...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
pelican on topcase

Am seriously considering the Versys and was happy to learn about the Givi FZ447 Topcase Rack.

Has anyone put a pelican case on this or another topcase rack?
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
(714) 540-2920 I don't think his website is...

(714) 540-2920

I don't think his website is up yet
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Haven't ridden the bike for 2 weeks waiting for...

Haven't ridden the bike for 2 weeks waiting for parts and repairs to fix a messed up clutch and broken woodruf key. Just checked the dreaded cam chain tensioner and found it is at 11 clicks (@6400...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,591
Views: 1,454,472
Posted By angrymutt
Evening guys, Been lurking here since I...

Evening guys,

Been lurking here since I started thinking about getting a Versys. Currently own a Husky 610 which has been great but I'm not much of a mechanic and ordering/getting parts for it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Hi Federico, Welcome to the group. There...

Hi Federico,
Welcome to the group.

There are a few different seat options.

Probably the best (and most expensive - $400+) is a custom made Renazco seat.

http://www.renazco.com/

The...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-05-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By angrymutt
That looks great. Thank you!

That looks great. Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Ditto - I'm about to have my cam chain replaced...

Ditto - I'm about to have my cam chain replaced and am also considering replacing the auto-CCT. Would love to hear some more feedback about the manual CCT before I take the plunge.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-26-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By angrymutt
Thank you! Perfect!

Thank you! Perfect!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-25-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By angrymutt
Thanks Ab - i tried mapping your route into a gpx...

Thanks Ab - i tried mapping your route into a gpx file. Here it is attached. Not sure cause not familiar with the roads.

Is this right?
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-24-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By angrymutt
Probably not a lot - a few hours in the morning,...

Probably not a lot - a few hours in the morning, and 3-4 hours after lunch.

We must be practically neighbors - I live in Rockville too!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 08-24-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By angrymutt
scenic twisty VA route suggestions?

A friend from up morth promised to go riding in VA with me next month if I could suggest a route with nice scenic twisty roads. I haven't done much riding in VA though.

Any suggestions? My friend...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
buffallodan, can you do the link again - it...

buffallodan, can you do the link again - it doesn't work!
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Mirrors

My bike fell over while parked damaging the threaded hole that holds the left mirror. Awhile ago buffallodan said he plannied to buy these Factory KTM mirrors. Has anyone had a good experience with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Thanks drrags - good work!

Thanks drrags - good work!
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Following your advice Hoder I placed an order for...

Following your advice Hoder I placed an order for a chain with Halls and today they told me it's in!

Once that and my manual CCT arrives I'll be all set.

Thanks Hoder and every one else here...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Thinking of selling

I finally got to the bottom of my mysterious missing cam chain. I ordered one (from Ferracci) in early April through the shop that works on my bike. Every time I asked about it they told me it was on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
I totally agree about both the seat and the Leo...

I totally agree about both the seat and the Leo Vince. I fixed the seat by using the Gutts tall and adding more foam to the sides. I wear earplugs too and still the noise is way too much after a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
I just sent these folks an email saying I'll be a...

I just sent these folks an email saying I'll be a customer once they start selling the cct. The cam chain I ordered several months ago is still on back order. In another week or two I'll have 6K on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-02-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By angrymutt
Use Tyre: ...

Use Tyre:

http://www.janboersma.nl/gett/index.php
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,638
Posted By angrymutt
I own/wear a pair of draggin jeans. Very comfy.

I own/wear a pair of draggin jeans. Very comfy.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26,520
Views: 3,611,883
Posted By angrymutt
Unlike many folks here I've only owned one other...

Unlike many folks here I've only owned one other bike too many years ago so I don't have much to compare it to. But I've had a ton of fun on my 610. I look forward to the ride to and from work and...
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