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Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,302,565
Posted By Tempesta
Yeah, mine happened last year. I thought it was...

Yeah, mine happened last year. I thought it was just my bad luck. Or rather, Cee Bailey's. :lol3 Pretty strange to see the break on yours in the exact same place!

On the other hand, we have a Cee...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,302,565
Posted By Tempesta
Mine too!

Cee Bailey sent me another right away.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 369,298
Posted By Tempesta
our bikes ...

our bikes

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn293/tempesta_photo/WetFest%202008/2008WetFest021.jpg

NOT our bike
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,405
Posted By Tempesta
Here's to a smooth ferry ride (Trusty Tusty?). ...

Here's to a smooth ferry ride (Trusty Tusty?). Maybe they'll leave you on the turntable!
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 398,239
Posted By Tempesta
FIERCE. :clap

FIERCE.

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,405
Posted By Tempesta
subscribed! Oh wait, I know...

subscribed!

Oh wait, I know...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,806
Posted By Tempesta
Kawasaki dealer in Monroe

Prices are reasonable and they are honest.

They're on Main Street across from the penitentiary.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,302,565
Posted By Tempesta
new seat story

A couple of you asked about the Airhawk cushion - it was a temporary fix. I finally had the seat rebuilt. You may find this thread informative or amusing. Not sure why I put it in Ride Reports; there...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,302,565
Posted By Tempesta
Airhawk large pillion

It works great riding pillion on other bikes! But the stock seat on the XC was just awful no matter what I put on it. I finally got it rebuilt.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8,942
Views: 1,302,565
Posted By Tempesta
Cee Bailey windshield

I think it's the tallest windshield they have. Perhaps the smaller ones look better, but this blocks the wind well for me (I'm 5'9"). I get a bit of wind in my face and higher but below the chin is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,515
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,138,548
Posted By Tempesta
2005 BMW F650GS Dakar for sale, Monroe WA

It's listed in the Flea Market here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=411892

Thanks for looking!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-22-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,136
Posted By Tempesta
I don't know what I'm doing TOMORROW,

let alone next July! :lol3 Thank you for the PM, Ladybug. Put me and John on the fence please... Can't pass up a potential for wine and chocolate, can I? And how'm I s'posed to keep track of this...
Forum: Regional forums 10-26-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
ATV seat cover

I think they're talking about a seat cover. It's marketed for ATVs but a lot of folks strap them onto their dirtbike seats. I got mine at WalMart and put it on my XT 225. I had been sliding around on...
Forum: Regional forums 10-24-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
If you're in Atlanta looking at BMWs :wink: ......

If you're in Atlanta looking at BMWs :wink: ... take a look at the G650 XCountry. I think it's 40-50 lbs lighter than a GS. Makes a huge difference, at least to me. And the 2009s are quite a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,671
Posted By Tempesta
doG willing and I don't throw my back out again....

doG willing and I don't throw my back out again. :freaky Perhaps then y'all can meet the REAL Tempesta, the Bike Formerly Known As :lol3.


I have been enjoying the Itty-Bitty Bike Tour very...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 296,041
Posted By Tempesta
Thank you Mr. Cob

And welcome home! :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,671
Posted By Tempesta
subscribed!

:lurk

Waiting for the wine and chocolate portion of the report. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
It was scary and I was glad you were leading. ...

It was scary and I was glad you were leading. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
"Kimber Ultra CDP II", he sez.

"Kimber Ultra CDP II", he sez.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,213
Posted By Tempesta
Tempesta and AKCirque are IN!! A good way...

Tempesta and AKCirque are IN!!

A good way to start our vacation.... don't you think?

Looking forward to meeting y'all!
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
Thank you to AKCirque for saving his pocket...

Thank you to AKCirque for saving his pocket change. :rogue
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
Then you know what I'm talking about when I talk...

Then you know what I'm talking about when I talk about the dump trucks on 203. Lots of log trucks too. I thought we were out of trees?

Price no secret, Rich has them posted on a big board in his...
Forum: Regional forums 08-30-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
As requested.... ...

As requested....

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7761686#post7761686

Tempesta
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
Thank you all, I'm glad my first ride report was...

Thank you all, I'm glad my first ride report was entertaining.

And I'm not kidding about the concrete block.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
After lunch we went back to the shop and read for...

After lunch we went back to the shop and read for a while. I was reading Rory Stewart’s “The Prince of the Marshes”. It was difficult to keep track of all the different Iraqis with glue fumes wafting...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
We'll need some money for this. Time to count our...

We'll need some money for this. Time to count our pennies. And quarters. Really, counting out two-years' worth of pocket change is meaningless unless there are lots of quarters.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
For 2009, BMW made the XCountry seating lower....

For 2009, BMW made the XCountry seating lower. One of the ways to lower a seat is for a German corporation to take a rusty steak knife and hack foam out of the seat, then cover it with vinyl, and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,899
Posted By Tempesta
A New Seat

I have not been riding long, maybe a year and a half. This is my first full summer of riding. This is my first ride report.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Regional forums 08-13-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
Skodadog, thanks for the info on Rich's and...

Skodadog, thanks for the info on Rich's and leather seats. I appreciate all the advice!

And welcome to ADV, I see that was your first post! :clap

K
Forum: Regional forums 08-12-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
Yay!

Congratulations, Lady D! Now you get to enjoy your baby for the rest of the summer! Swooping around the twisties! :clap

K
Forum: Regional forums 08-07-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
hmm

I would get the leather if it was way more comfortable, but it sounds like it's not a noticeable difference. So I'll save myself some $$$.

Ride report "My Ride to Rich's" - you're on! :lol3 The...
Forum: Regional forums 08-06-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
Ladybug, I have an appointment at Rich's in a...

Ladybug, I have an appointment at Rich's in a couple of weeks for a new seat. I was curious to know, when you got your seats done, if you went with a vinyl or leather seat cover. Leather supposedly...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,737
Posted By Tempesta
"Sumpin sumpin" :thumb

"Sumpin sumpin" :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,457
Posted By Tempesta
Right on.:nod

Right on.:nod
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,737
Posted By Tempesta
Next time!!!

Wine and chocolate? Did I ever miss out. :cry

K
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
Thanks for the tip about Rich's. I gotta do...

Thanks for the tip about Rich's. I gotta do something about this stock seat, it's just awful. I think it's because they cut down the foam for 09. When I sit on it I can actually feel the jagged foam...
Forum: Regional forums 07-15-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
That would be great, Ladybug! I'm looking forward...

That would be great, Ladybug! I'm looking forward to getting out and playing with the rest of y'all! :D :beer And maybe someday I'll post an actual report with photos! I enjoy everyone else's,...
Forum: Regional forums 07-14-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
You want details, OK....

Where to start... I've been riding it almost a week now. Difference between old XT and new XCountry... I can go out in the morning now, and start it right up, without a petcock and choke and all that...
Forum: Regional forums 07-13-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,972
Posted By Tempesta
Seat height is 32.5 inches on the 09 XCountry,...

Seat height is 32.5 inches on the 09 XCountry, just under 32 on my 1993 XT225. The seat width on the XCountry is about 9", looks like about 8 inches on my XT225. We stood the bikes vertical (ie they...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 64,457
Posted By Tempesta
We crossed back and forth over the Canadian...

We crossed back and forth over the Canadian border yesterday, helping a friend move to Burnaby BC.. Border crossing ID requirements are 1) Govt issued photo ID, like a driver's license or passport,...
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