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Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 70,358
Posted By Bert Fox
That is one of the coolest bikes I have seen and...

That is one of the coolest bikes I have seen and I've been riding for 50 years and had more than 100 bikes...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Bert Fox
Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

So I recently bought a new Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 on ebay. I haven't received it yet. I will need to download a couple of Android apps. Best ones for a gps dummie? I also have not located hard cases for...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By Bert Fox
GPS Info

I am 60 and ride with a prosthetic left leg. I have been riding off road for 50 years. Now a days I am leery of getting off road on single track. I live in Nevada and I have 1000s of miles of two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Bert Fox
Klx

I bought a 2010 this summer with <200 miles on it. It had Acerbis Rally Pro handguards, a skid plate, and had an oil change w filter already. I bought it at a dealer and paid $3700 for it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By Bert Fox
Color Chices

I like the lime green!:clap:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By Bert Fox
Low R1150R

My wife had a lowered 04 R1150R. We did install a shorter shock. She is 5'4" with a short inseam. It worked well for her. I put it back to stock and rode it myself for a year. It's one of the ones I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,203
Posted By Bert Fox
Great Basin Riding

If you ever need route advice, tour leader, or a place to camp in Wells, NV.
give me a holler. Been riding the Basin for 40 years...:1drink
Nice RR. Makes me wanna go:clap
Bert
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 89,756
Posted By Bert Fox
Sign Me Up

Subscribed. Keep it coming boys!:deal
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-28-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 34,071
Posted By Bert Fox
Scramster

Subscribed:1drink
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,542
Posted By Bert Fox
Dct

I am 60 and been riding since the 60s. I have a prosthetic left leg and I see the DCT as my answer to still riding. I do ride my 2010 KLX 250S on dirt roads, but I need something for the freeways...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Bert Fox
Ton O Fun

It's always fun when you and I arrange schedules....:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Bert Fox
GNATSASS: The What and the Why

G reater
N evada
A dventure
T ouring
S ociety
A round
S ilver
S tate

Being a NV native for 60 years, I always had people ask why I lived in such a desolate place. I used to think, that if...
Forum: Upcoming 07-25-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By Bert Fox
2013 GNATSASS NV Dualsport Tour

G reater
N evada
A dventure
T ouring
S ociety
A round
S ilver
S tate

This will be our 11th annual event. Sept. 5-8th, 2013. Spring Valley State Rec Area. East of Pioche, NV off of Hwy 93....
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,431
Posted By Bert Fox
Hi Price

Yea, I'm up at em. Trying to figure out how I can ride again. It might take some forward controls or moving the shifter or rear brake or both, but I will get back on a bike again! Sorry you won't...
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 93,431
Posted By Bert Fox
See you there

Hope to see some of you there. It will be a great start to the season!:freaky
Bert aka Stumpy
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,079
Posted By Bert Fox
I have a short torso and 34" inseam. I found the...

I have a short torso and 34" inseam. I found the FJR with the seat in the hi position and an Airhawk to give me all day and 1000 miles of comfort. I am short enough, that the stock screen on Gen 2...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,400
Posted By Bert Fox
Half Rack?

When they bound up ur ribs, did you have em add 4-5" to your inseam? The wr 400 had a 34" seat height with your 30" inseam. How r ya gonna touch the ground with the WR450 without touching with your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,400
Posted By Bert Fox
Riding Vicariously

Carry on boys! Chapter 8 of the infamous GNATSASS is just around the corner. Therein lies another rather incomplete story, but the story continues....:freaky :clap
Bert
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,400
Posted By Bert Fox
In Response:

We consider mosquitoes as part of our abundant wildlfe. I use to brag about em until I lived around 49* N Latitude. I guess up there they knew they had a short season....:freaky
Bert
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By Bert Fox
Gnatsass 2010

Many of you have heard or read about the GNATSASS annual Invitational Ride.
This time I will open up registration for 10 ADVers. The date is Sept. 9-12. The location is Kingston, NV.
For info you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Bert Fox
Hey 700# is a starting number. Did ya put gas in...

Hey 700# is a starting number. Did ya put gas in it too? It had old worn out TKCs, that's about as good it gets. One guy said he crashed it several times that day, just never fell all the way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By Bert Fox
Gnatsass 2010

Many of you have heard or read about the GNATSASS annual Invitational Ride.
This time I will open up registration for 10 ADVers. The date is Sept. 9-12. The location is Kingston, NV.
For info you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,400
Posted By Bert Fox
In defense of Battle Mountain

Say what you will about the "Armpit of America" in the NY Times, but how many places can boast an unemployment rate of 5% and an average hourly worker can make $100,000 a year if he is willing to put...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
Heat Shield

I had my dealer order one from Tucker-Rocky. It was in the sportbike exhaust section f the catalog. It cost like $30 and had some color options. I got mine in black....
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
Thanks. It pales in comparison to yours...

Thanks. It pales in comparison to yours though!:1drink
Bert
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
XChallenge and Giant Loop Great Basin Bags

I mounted my GL bags by using these:
http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/jj120/bwfox/G650%20XChallenge/XCHsaddlecinchebuckles.jpg
I found them in hardware stores and saddle maker shops. They use...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 1,286,503
Posted By Bert Fox
I have used Hi Flow H151 I think was the number....

I have used Hi Flow H151 I think was the number. I can get them from Chad at www.amotostuff.com.
Bert
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,894
Views: 1,286,503
Posted By Bert Fox
I had Spencer do my XChallenge seat. It looks...

I had Spencer do my XChallenge seat. It looks stock, but is worlds better than it was. I can do 4-500 miles now and still walk and sit down w/o crying...:clap :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 82,728
Posted By Bert Fox
I host that event in Baker the 3rd weekend of May...

I host that event in Baker the 3rd weekend of May every year. We're a go for this year too!
Bert:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
I really like dealing with Chad and Judy at:...

I really like dealing with Chad and Judy at: www.amotostuff.com
Great people and very supportive of ADV riders.
Bert
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
Don't know if you will ever get a concensus.... ...

Don't know if you will ever get a concensus....

Very happy with the Leo Vince with multiple core optios incl a SA and the carbon heat shields. Very light and is a cinch to install. Been working...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
I went to a saddle shop and bought some HD metal...

I went to a saddle shop and bought some HD metal loops used on saddle for cinching stuff down with and bolted them up to the upper pillion mount on the sub frame. I have just moved and no camera/pics...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,006,874
Posted By Bert Fox
Leo Vince

Yes, the Leo comes wth the carbon heat shields and it has several core options. I used the quietest one w/ the spark arrestor and have been happy for 2 1/2 years. You may need a bit more than the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,752
Posted By Bert Fox
Valves

I have had 2 different dealers tell me not to worry until 6-8000 miles. When I need it, it will be $150 to check and $2-300 for adjustments along with other scheduled maintenance. I'd say check...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,752
Posted By Bert Fox
Leos

I have a Leo on my Xchallenge. It has been a great can. I had carbon Leos on my V11 LeMans and that big twin pounded the packing into submission after about 6,000 miles so it was too loud for my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 48,752
Posted By Bert Fox
I would guess a lot will depend on the altitude...

I would guess a lot will depend on the altitude you live and ride at? I get away with stock maps on most of my bikes because I live at 5000' and ride at 8-9000.
Bert
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 489,338
Posted By Bert Fox
New W

WOW! Very cool. Get some pics! Enjoy.
Bert
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,684
Views: 1,131,402
Posted By Bert Fox
Good response! My replacement Yuasa was a...

Good response! My replacement Yuasa was a warranty and it has been fine. The next one, if it is on my nickel, would be the PC310 Odyssey. If I were going RTW I might like a little reassurance, but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5,684
Views: 1,131,402
Posted By Bert Fox
I tried nitrogen in mine. It didn't change things...

I tried nitrogen in mine. It didn't change things and eventually it too needed some more. I just use my compressor and the mtn bike pump to adjust the pressure to 100# for my weight. If I didn't have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 489,338
Posted By Bert Fox
Drain the carbs when you park it. Fill the tank...

Drain the carbs when you park it. Fill the tank and put a Battery Tender on. Piece of cake!
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