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Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 11:52 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I'll have a look this weekend :*sip* Thanks...

I'll have a look this weekend :*sip*

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 09:59 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I didn't even know my bike has this - if it does...

I didn't even know my bike has this - if it does - assuming it does. Not something I'd go out of my way to have, that's for sure :bluduh
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2014, 12:20 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Ok, after some googling I'm still not sure what...

Ok, after some googling I'm still not sure what caused yesterday's problem. Allow me to give some details and hopefully someone has an easy-fix answer ("CDI" would be just perfect!)

The bike is...
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2014, 11:55 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Went out for a ride towards Grimsel Pass...

Went out for a ride towards Grimsel Pass yesterday, but the fun was cut short due to an electrical (?) failure. Hopefully its the CDI but I need to find the posts in this thread where it was...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Howdy there Mr. Blade There is some...

Howdy there Mr. Blade

There is some information on high fenders a few (dozen) pages back. Might want to do a search and see if anything comes up.

As for the fuel, I don't know what your...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Confirmed!

Confirmed!
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
+1 We heard that they were going to stop...

+1

We heard that they were going to stop carrying it, so we bought three cans :D
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 36,473
Posted By DantesDame
Ha! Count yourself lucky that he bothered to...

Ha! Count yourself lucky that he bothered to email you :lol3
Forum: Beasts 02-18-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Nothing too mechanical here, but still a nice...

Nothing too mechanical here, but still a nice addition, getting the hockey gear packed securely :D

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Sports/Swiss-Hockey/i-nCjLK7Z/0/L/IMG_4301-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
very nice! I don't know how the weather was...

very nice! I don't know how the weather was there, but it was beautiful here. I should keep this even in mind for next year :ear
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Yeah, I admit that I consider it purely for...

Yeah, I admit that I consider it purely for cosmetic reasons and quite honestly, I'm probably too lazy to do anything about it :shog
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I've given it 5 months :dunno I will admit...

I've given it 5 months :dunno

I will admit that the last month or so it hasn't been so bad. Perhaps when I get the bike out this spring I'll get over it :D
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2014, 12:12 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Thanks for asking this question. When I look at...

Thanks for asking this question. When I look at my bike it always feels like something is "missing" and then I realized that its the low/high fender. I'm used to the high fender from my KLR650 and...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Yep, that's my model. It has 18,000 km on it now...

Yep, that's my model. It has 18,000 km on it now and no problems (crossing fingers :wink: )



Good information, thanks!
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2014, 10:15 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
CDI - yes, I'm beating the dead horse

I've done searches and have looked at links and read pages on/around 1007 of this thread regarding CDIs but I still have questions.

I would like to have a spare CDI on hand "just in case". The...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2013, 09:56 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Happy Boxing Day!

Happy Boxing Day!
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
:beer

:beer
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2013, 01:43 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Thanks for the replies, everyone! I won't have a...

Thanks for the replies, everyone! I won't have a chance to attack this for a few weeks, but I'm collecting information in the mean time :ear


The GPS and jacket are both wired directly (with an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2013, 12:29 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Reminder!

Since some people occasionally forget the rules, here's a reposting:

This thread is for inmate to inmate sales only. All sales and trades etc are buyer beware.

If you fail to meet the simple...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Electrical work coming up

Let me just start off by saying "I miss having a garage" :cry

OK, now that I got that whine out of the way, here's what I have coming up:
I have a 2009 Transalp, pretty much stock except for some...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2013, 10:16 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Whoops! Mixed up my "F" and "C". It was about 8C...

Whoops! Mixed up my "F" and "C". It was about 8C :brow
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2013, 12:50 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
:clap Thanks. It really was a beautiful day. ...

:clap Thanks. It really was a beautiful day.

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips-1/MotoEurope/Europe-Day-Rides/2013-Ferretta/i-pqwM5mT/0/L/IMG_4038-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2013, 12:42 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
I was out riding on Sunday. 37F but sunny ...

I was out riding on Sunday. 37F but sunny

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips-1/MotoEurope/Europe-Day-Rides/2013-Ferretta/i-ZHKJsFD/0/L/IMG_4044-L.jpg
Ferrette, France

Sorry, I'm not...
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2013, 12:39 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Speaking of overwhelming, it looks like your post...

Speaking of overwhelming, it looks like your post got sucked into the tar pits - welcome! :clap Montana is fantastic; you have some great roads to enjoy on your bikes!
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2013, 01:10 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Very nice looking (from what I could see; damn...

Very nice looking (from what I could see; damn but those pictures were huge! :eek1 )

So do tell: where might this elusive "gravel" be? I only know of some down along the French/Italian border (and...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2013, 11:50 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
If you still need the code, let me know and I can...

If you still need the code, let me know and I can check my bike for the information :D
...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2013, 08:57 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
FYI, this is what the instrument cluster looks...

FYI, this is what the instrument cluster looks like on the '09

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009-Transalp-700/i-sjGrSnr/0/M/IMG_3370-M.jpg


Today I filled up the tank and reset...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 12:22 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
Clock question

I don't recall seeing this come on this thread before....

I have a stock 2009 with about 15,000km on it. A couple of days ago I was coming home from a 150km ride and when I stopped for gas just...
Forum: Beasts 08-30-2013, 05:38 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Maybe. I had a Corbin on my '91 VFR and...

Maybe.

I had a Corbin on my '91 VFR and LOVED it! I ran a SS1000 (1000 miles in 24 hours) and my bum never once complained. HOWEVER - I borrowed a friend's Corbin from his VFR and hated it within...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 01:27 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I'll be curious to hear how well they work for...

I'll be curious to hear how well they work for you - please keep us (me) updated! :evil
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2013, 12:36 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Bah! My previous bike had an 8 gallon tank and...

Bah! My previous bike had an 8 gallon tank and was a lot taller! :dllama

Even so, I've decided not to bother with the tank change. Too much work in a place where I can't really work on a bike. But...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2013, 01:47 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
He's just getting me back for all of those years...

He's just getting me back for all of those years I had an 1150GS with an 8 gallon tank :evil

Thanks for the alternative link!
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2013, 11:11 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I have the same problem, but I'm too lazy to do...

I have the same problem, but I'm too lazy to do anything about it :lol3

Seriously, nice work and nice solution. Danke!
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Good point about the Swiss modification red tape....

Good point about the Swiss modification red tape. But as it is, I read your list and got to "C" and thought "this list is getting long" and then when I read "F" I thought "Nope, this isn't going to...
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2013, 07:54 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
I'm getting similar mileage from my '09 with...

I'm getting similar mileage from my '09 with everything stock. I also plan to push the bike to the limit with reserve onboard, but I haven't bothered with it yet. Be sure to post up when you do!

...
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
I put a few kilometers on the Shetland Pony over...

I put a few kilometers on the Shetland Pony over the long weekend and it handled perfectly (of course). Thought you guys might enjoy a picture of us taking a break near the top of Tremola (Old St...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 09:38 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Good to know and I'll look into SW Moto. I...

Good to know and I'll look into SW Moto. I already put bar risers on the bike and while it helped, it wasn't sufficient :cry
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16,526
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Posted By DantesDame
Yep, that's my issue as well. I have a 35" inseam...

Yep, that's my issue as well. I have a 35" inseam and sometimes wonder if I should have just gotten the F800GS :hide
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 10:25 PM
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Posted By DantesDame
I would be interested to know how this is done,...

I would be interested to know how this is done, as my pegs are much too high for me to do any standing at all. Do the rear brake/shifter levers get moved as well? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 02:27 AM
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Posted By DantesDame
Border Ride (French/Swiss)

I've posted up a couple of Alpine pass rides that I've taken recently, but I really like to show some of the less-traveled roads here in the heart of Europe. The Swiss/French border is a convoluted...
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