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Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,928
Posted By racer1735
I've worn the same pair of Held Steve gloves (not...

I've worn the same pair of Held Steve gloves (not the II model) for 9 years now. I don't wash them, pre se, but will rinse them and dry with a cloth if they get muddy (such as yesterday when I had...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 658
Posted By racer1735
I wear the Fox Titan Race. You can generally...

I wear the Fox Titan Race. You can generally find them for around $30. Not a hi-tech shin guard, but I've whopped a few branches and they do te job of displacing the impact.
To address your issue...
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,908
Posted By racer1735
I have a 25-year old Sears Craftsman workbench...

I have a 25-year old Sears Craftsman workbench with a particle board top. I went to the hardware store and got a rolled sheet of galvanized aluminum that was about 4 inches wider than what the table...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8,795
Views: 1,773,377
Posted By racer1735
Beautiful colors...nice to have trees that turn...

Beautiful colors...nice to have trees that turn when the season changes. Mesquite and Live Oaks don't do that!
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
Mine did the same. The following day, I decided...

Mine did the same. The following day, I decided to go for a ride (even tho the sight glass was empty). Returned home following the ride to find the glass showing oil to just below the top line. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,648
Posted By racer1735
I'm 6-1, so am on the short side of tall :wink:. ...

I'm 6-1, so am on the short side of tall :wink:. I have the madstat windscreen adjuster on the stock screen, stock seat (but use and Airhawk when riding anything over 100 miles) and some SW-Motech...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,949
Posted By racer1735
The Super Tenere may be reliable and low...

The Super Tenere may be reliable and low maintenance, but when it takes four (at least) different sizes of allen heads to remove the various fasteners, whatever maintenance is needed becomes a hassle...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,023
Posted By racer1735
Update: I went to Gunnison on Saturday...

Update: I went to Gunnison on Saturday (16th)....went thru the interview gauntlet and returned home on the 19th. In between, spent a lot of time scouting out the town and community. Went up to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,023
Posted By racer1735
One of my concerns was housing...I have dogs and...

One of my concerns was housing...I have dogs and boy toys (bikes and shop equipment) so need some sort of a yard and a decent garage. Probably looking to rent or lease for the first year.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,023
Posted By racer1735
Thanks for the solid input guys! I would be...

Thanks for the solid input guys! I would be working at Western State, and I am coming in for an interview this weekend and early next week. If things work in my favor it would be a great...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,023
Posted By racer1735
Gunnison info please?

I am in the processes of interviewing for a job in Gunnison, CO and making a potential move from the flatlands off the Texas Panhandle. I know the roads (and some trails) in the area must be great...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,795
Views: 1,773,377
Posted By racer1735
Another shot from the Caprock Canyon picnic...

Another shot from the Caprock Canyon picnic area.....
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
The No Mar tool on ebay is what I purchased. ...

The No Mar tool on ebay is what I purchased. Less than $10 and free shipping. Left the mfg. next day. I'd be wary of the ones that say 'Hong Kong'. They are aluminum. With the torque that you...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8,795
Views: 1,773,377
Posted By racer1735
I can't match the majestic scenery that some of...

I can't match the majestic scenery that some of you have ridden and photographed, but here are a couple shots from my most recent trip to and from Marble Falls, TX. The pics are from the Caprock...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
I'm fortunate to have a station in town that only...

I'm fortunate to have a station in town that only serves up non-ethanol blended fuel. My mileaga, with both truck and bike, is significantly greater with the non-ethanol fuel.

Having said that,...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By racer1735
I have this suit and really enjoy it. Flows a...

I have this suit and really enjoy it. Flows a ton of air in warm climates...only downfall I've found is the aforementioned knee protection. They tend to fall to the 'inside' of the leg when you are...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,085
Posted By racer1735
I would go with the most protective boot you can...

I would go with the most protective boot you can afford. The GS is a heavy bike and you're looking at doing off-road riding as well. At some point you'll be glad you have a protective boot. Adventure...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,588
Posted By racer1735
I was considering the same option ordering...

I was considering the same option ordering overseas but was concerned about returns. Went with Atomic Moto and couldn't be happier.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By racer1735
Gaerne SG10....great boot!!

I was looking for a pair of boots to replace my longstanding Thor Quadrants. I ride a Super Tenere', and was thinking that a motocross boot would be preferable to an adventure-style boot, as I place...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
I'm 6-1 and run the seat in the upper position. ...

I'm 6-1 and run the seat in the upper position. I have the Tobinator bracket and stock windscreen. no problem at all. I played with the angle of the screen and run it about 1/2 inch from full 'up',...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 56,306
Posted By racer1735
I've had my Super Ten for just over 3 months now....

I've had my Super Ten for just over 3 months now. What is there to complain about? Nothing that I have found. Some complain about off-idle stumbles and lack of oomph down low. I just twist the...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,915
Posted By racer1735
I wear the Bell RS-1 on road (a half-step down...

I wear the Bell RS-1 on road (a half-step down from the Star) and the MX-1 off road. Both are great helmets for me. THe RS-1 is loud. It moves a lot of air. The solution is earplugs, which I wear...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By racer1735
Check out Atomic Moto. They have all kinds of...

Check out Atomic Moto. They have all kinds of boots broken down into various categories (Motocross, Adventure, Dual Sport), with many boots crossing into multiple categories.

Some guys love the...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By racer1735
Of course it works. Its the user that makes it...

Of course it works. Its the user that makes it not seem to.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8,795
Views: 1,773,377
Posted By racer1735
This photo reminds me of the time my...

This photo reminds me of the time my then-two-year-old son dropped my stubby Phillips-head screwdriver down the upturned exhaust pipe on my Ducati! Had to remove the silencer to dump it out.
He's...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,001
Posted By racer1735
I've worn an entry-level motox boot for the past...

I've worn an entry-level motox boot for the past 10 years, although the boot I've worn (Thor Quadrant) has routinely reviewed as one of the better boots at the price point. It has been a VERY dry...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By racer1735
Staying under $200, look at the Gaerne GX-1. Its...

Staying under $200, look at the Gaerne GX-1. Its a motocross boot with an abundance of protection. Good buckles. Gaerne are a great boot (throughout their range).
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,940
Posted By racer1735
Four months ago, I was in the same situation as...

Four months ago, I was in the same situation as you. Wasn't interested in the V-strom (too street oriented) or a Beemer (no dealer nearby, poor mechanical histories). Was looking at the Stelvio,...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
That's cuz I got the last one in the state...and...

That's cuz I got the last one in the state...and rode to Austin to get it!!
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
I bought a used '12 with 21k miles and love it. ...

I bought a used '12 with 21k miles and love it. Mine doesn't vibrate at all (not in the high-frequency, hand-numbing style of my departed ST1300). Rather, it has a slight 'shake' that you would...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,415
Posted By racer1735
I started using the Airhawk Medium Cruiser set on...

I started using the Airhawk Medium Cruiser set on my ST1300 where it was a very welcome addition. I then transferred it to my Super Tenere, which has a very good stock seat, and it has enabled me to...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
I have a new-to-me 2012 Super Tenere and I need...

I have a new-to-me 2012 Super Tenere and I need some input regarding the license lamp assembly. On my bike, the entire assembly seems to fit very loose, there is about 1/8" between the assembly and...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
I've seen some reviews concerned about the heat...

I've seen some reviews concerned about the heat coming from the left side of the Super Ten. They've never ridden an ST1300 (even with the heat shield!).

My bike is a pre-owned. It came with...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
Compared to an ST1300, the engine has more grunt...

Compared to an ST1300, the engine has more grunt down low when you really give the gas. The ST actually prefered to be spinning before it took off. And the ST's headlight was notoriously narrow of...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25,283
Views: 4,710,507
Posted By racer1735
Super Ten first impressions

I made took possession of a 2012 Super Tenere yesterday, having ridden my ST1300 from Canyon to Austin. I stayed about 120 miles from Austin, then rode into the Capitol city yesterday, swapped...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By racer1735
Motion Pro makes a little check-valve type...

Motion Pro makes a little check-valve type bleeder that makes bleeding truly a one-man show. You simply attach the cyclinder and short hose to your bleed valve, put the other end in an old can or...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 50,957
Posted By racer1735
Got the 10% off...thanks for posting. I'll be...

Got the 10% off...thanks for posting. I'll be sure and do the same once my order arrives.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 174,347
Posted By racer1735
Check the various car/moto mags. I found a...

Check the various car/moto mags. I found a coupon in one of the monthly HF ads and purchased the same electric power washer last Spring, for $69, and it has stood up to weekly use all summer long.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By racer1735
I have purchased all of my auxilliary lighting...

I have purchased all of my auxilliary lighting from Susquehanna Motorsports (www.rallylights.com (http://www.rallylights.com)). They have great cross-reference guides and just about any driving and...
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