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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By cdavisrosco
I don't know if anybody stocks Airoh helmets...

I don't know if anybody stocks Airoh helmets locally. I buy all that kind of stuff off the internet. If you know what you want exactly you might be better off just buying what you want online and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By cdavisrosco
Yeah, what dirty sanchez said. There aren't any...

Yeah, what dirty sanchez said. There aren't any good KTM shops in town. The KTM place in Kenner (a suburb by the airport) is really more of a Yamaha place last time I checked.

If you need a...
Forum: Latin America 02-19-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 88,588
Posted By cdavisrosco
Harry's Mother now believes he is being held...

Harry's Mother now believes he is being held captive by someone according to this new article in People magazine -->

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20788676,00.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,451
Views: 382,126
Posted By cdavisrosco
Hello, I have a few XT250 and XT225 front...

Hello, I have a few XT250 and XT225 front fenders just listed in the Flea Market that might interest someone here. Including a rare Low Fender off a Yamaha Tricker. (Apologies for the shameless...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
Seat for sale

Hey Guys, I have a custom Renazco XCountry seat for sale in the flea market if anyone is interested. Check it out, Thanks! **** SOLD ****
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Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
I could be wrong, but I think what that guy is...

I could be wrong, but I think what that guy is selling is a Windows only computer application commonly referred to as the "RepROM". You might try poking around the interwebz searching for G650X...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
Both are 10mm hex. (You can get it out with an...

Both are 10mm hex. (You can get it out with an extension and a H10 socket or a long T-handle)
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
For removing the spark plugs, I use this tool to...

For removing the spark plugs, I use this tool to remove the caps -

http://www.marcparnes.com/BMW_Plug_Tool.htm

You can pry it off with a flat head screwdriver in a pinch, but are likely to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
You should be fine. I just returned from a 5...

You should be fine. I just returned from a 5 month trip with the aluminum subframe and this luggage setup and there was no problem. Upon arriving back in the States, I realized a had lost one of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
The wolfman's work fine on the H&B rack, but make...

The wolfman's work fine on the H&B rack, but make sure you get these or weld something similar on - these little D-rings are great for mounting the wolfman bags -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
Doesn't the G650X have a voltage meter built into...

Doesn't the G650X have a voltage meter built into the stock display?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By cdavisrosco
If you switch to a Shorai battery (or similar)...

If you switch to a Shorai battery (or similar) there should be plenty of room in the battery box. Otherwise I think you have to try and wedge it under the seat - not sure if there is room there.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-22-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11,427
Views: 1,346,163
Posted By cdavisrosco
I feel lucky then! I was expecting to pay the...

I feel lucky then! I was expecting to pay the repair fee, since it was obviously my fault. Not complaining, though.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-22-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11,427
Views: 1,346,163
Posted By cdavisrosco
I just returned from a 5 month trip to South...

I just returned from a 5 month trip to South America with the Montana where it performed flawlessly. Then the screen was crushed in Florida on the way back in the back of a hotel shuttle van.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
How long is your trip? That's an insane...

How long is your trip?

That's an insane amount of stuff to bring. I bring a cable repair kit with spare inner cables in it and barrel connectors, much smaller than spare oem clutch cables.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,009
Posted By cdavisrosco
did you talk to these guys about it? ...

did you talk to these guys about it?

http://justgastanks.com/index.php?cPath=4_12_25
Forum: Latin America 03-02-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By cdavisrosco
I think there is a store called Acadia Outdoors...

I think there is a store called Acadia Outdoors in Albrook Mall that might have what you need. They have stores in Colombia also and there are probably other camping stores to try in Colombia but I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
I usually get HB stuff from Adventure Motostuff. ...

I usually get HB stuff from Adventure Motostuff. I think this is the side rack they are selling now (one on hand):
http://www.amotostuff.com/g650x_country/650-650-00-01.html

All their Xco stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
quick favor

Hi Xcountry people - I have an Aduana inspection tomorrow in Lima, Peru (customs) and need to know the OTHER location for the VIN number on the Xcountry besides the steering head "neck". I think...
Forum: Latin America 02-28-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By cdavisrosco
We drove the road out to Drake Bay in January and...

We drove the road out to Drake Bay in January and the road was fine. The water crossings are minor this time of year. There are several crossings, but only one was long (a small river) and if you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 62,759
Posted By cdavisrosco
We passed Sherri Jo south of Lima yesterday - I...

We passed Sherri Jo south of Lima yesterday - I assume headed to meet up with you guys. Good Luck!
Forum: Latin America 02-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By cdavisrosco
I hope someone chimes in with a recommendation,...

I hope someone chimes in with a recommendation, but it sounds like all you need is someone with a pneumatic impact wrench. Shouldn't be too hard to find.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
I'll be in Cusco, Peru in three days. Almost...

I'll be in Cusco, Peru in three days. Almost time to head home, it'll be 4 months soon. My wife had everything but her moto and riding clothes stolen in Chiclayo, Peru two days ago so we're in Lima...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
I was the one whose shock failed (in Mexico). I...

I was the one whose shock failed (in Mexico). I don't blame John or Moto Pro at all. It is not the case that another shop worked on it before it failed. It also wasn't a simple spring swap - When...
Forum: Latin America 02-01-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By cdavisrosco
Get the Pirelli MT 90. Great tires on everything...

Get the Pirelli MT 90. Great tires on everything from a 250 to a KTM 990 adv.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,197
Posted By cdavisrosco
This thread is almost 7 years old. You would...

This thread is almost 7 years old. You would probably be better off posing your question to and reading the content in this thread that is currently active and much more comprehensive -->
...
Forum: Latin America 01-30-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By cdavisrosco
You could ask the guys at Moto Cafe in Antigua (...

You could ask the guys at Moto Cafe in Antigua ( CA Tours, I think is the website) - but you should probably just go to Guatemala City and get your tire.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
I have them and like them, but it is really a...

I have them and like them, but it is really a matter of personal taste. Some people hate them and think they feel weird. For me they are more comfortable and allow easier access to the shifter with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/G650X-...

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/G650X-Challenge/8160658.html

They also sell them individually.

edit - oops, I see two people answered at the same time...
Forum: Latin America 01-07-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,729
Posted By cdavisrosco
+2 on Cenrut. We're using them now. Amazing...

+2 on Cenrut. We're using them now. Amazing quality for free maps.
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 342,305
Posted By cdavisrosco
Any pictures of the XCountry -> Xchallenge rally...

Any pictures of the XCountry -> Xchallenge rally fairing build-up? I can't wait to see how your new bike comes out.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
Hopefully someone who has done it will chime in,...

Hopefully someone who has done it will chime in, but I think the easiest conversion is the shiver fork that is the same size - like the aprillia rxv fork. The only extra work is machining the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,949
Posted By cdavisrosco
I don't think the Xchallenge came with better...

I don't think the Xchallenge came with better forks. G650X forks suck. But I agree that a factory version of Colbatch's bike would be just the ticket.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
If you've got 10k miles or so on the odo, you...

If you've got 10k miles or so on the odo, you might try moto-specific synthetic oil to see if that helps. Neutral on my bike is much easier to achieve at a standstill since switching, and the light...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
For me I can't imagine a better long distance...

For me I can't imagine a better long distance tourer for USA to South America than a slightly modified 07 Xco. Just need a screen, seat and shock. I've got marzocchi forks off an aprillia rxv to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 105,962
Posted By cdavisrosco
It's not hard, but you have to heat the lugs up a...

It's not hard, but you have to heat the lugs up a lot to break the industrial strength locktite in there. Then they just thread off.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By cdavisrosco
If you are talking about the stock exhaust, not...

If you are talking about the stock exhaust, not much. There are tons of those sitting around unused. Maybe $100 in the US, but that's just a guess because I can't imagine why anybody would want to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 1,130,615
Posted By cdavisrosco
There are few options. The only "cost effective...

There are few options. The only "cost effective alternative" I know of is to have your busted shock fixed by John at Moto-Pro. He knows the Xco stock shock very well and can re-spring it for your...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,869
Posted By cdavisrosco
It worked fine for me to just send a USD personal...

It worked fine for me to just send a USD personal check. We have the 2011 version of the two books and they have been a great help on our trip. In El Salvador now, Honduras tomorrow.

Sjoerd put...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,298
Views: 1,408,999
Posted By cdavisrosco
Interesting! Harry wrote some good investing...

Interesting! Harry wrote some good investing books back in the day. I suppose you're a Ron Paul fan then. Those guys (libertarians) tend to make excellent precious metals investors as long as they...
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