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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,868
Posted By fullmonte
I only put my foot down if I'm stopped for more...

I only put my foot down if I'm stopped for more than 5 seconds, otherwise it's stop, look, and proceed.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 844
Posted By fullmonte
That pic is front page material.:clap Following...

That pic is front page material.:clap Following this thread closely too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 75,889
Posted By fullmonte
The venerable TZ250 would be my guess. Do the...

The venerable TZ250 would be my guess. Do the names Rich Oliver or Roland Sands ring a bell?:evil
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,416
Posted By fullmonte
I don't know, but I've never had a problem with...

I don't know, but I've never had a problem with front flats, even on bicycles over many thousands of miles… knock on wood. Maybe Woody can shed some light on that in his thread down in Vendors.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,425
Posted By fullmonte
^ That pic begs the question of why the side...

^ That pic begs the question of why the side stand is deployed on the wrong side of the bike.:rofl What's the story on this?:evil:ear
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-23-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,416
Posted By fullmonte
^ THIS should tell you all you need to know.:deal...

^ THIS should tell you all you need to know.:deal I sealed my rear over the winter using Woodys super glue method he posted about (several years ago)over in Orange Crush. Mine has a slow leak of...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By fullmonte
:rofl Great story. I sold my Klim gloves before...

:rofl Great story. I sold my Klim gloves before they had a chance to fall apart. They just never felt right. Lee Parks Deersports feel perfect, but they started showing holes in the palms after just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,463,855
Posted By fullmonte
This thread should provide more insight from...

This thread should provide more insight from people who were at the race.
http://georgiaoffroad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=62666
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By fullmonte
Sell the XR650R and get a CRF250L.:deal You're...

Sell the XR650R and get a CRF250L.:deal You're welcome.:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,457
Posted By fullmonte
Ahh yes, that would be a nice machine.:freaky If...

Ahh yes, that would be a nice machine.:freaky If memory serves, Yamaha's original WR250 was a 2 stroke back in the day, but that was probably 20 years ago.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 8,457
Posted By fullmonte
Did you miss the last section of Post #3 by...

Did you miss the last section of Post #3 by Kaaden?

Check out the new YZ250FX.:deal
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/11/23118/Motorcycle-Article/2015-KTM-250-XC-F-vs--Yamaha-YZ250FX.aspx
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 42,139
Posted By fullmonte
Can I call BS on that? :wink:

Can I call BS on that? :wink:
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By fullmonte
I bought my Scott Ridgeline jacket last winter...

I bought my Scott Ridgeline jacket last winter from a vendor on ebay. It's a very well thought out piece of kit.

Look on Amazon: ...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By fullmonte
I've got one made by Toura trinket, because it...

I've got one made by Toura trinket, because it was the only big foot available at the time. It has been on the bike for 3+ years and no problems.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 74,084
Posted By fullmonte
Indeed, our local SORBA chapter has made great...

Indeed, our local SORBA chapter has made great progress over the past few years. We have built and maintained some awesome trails around here. Do we have an equivalent LOCAL group to advocate for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 74,084
Posted By fullmonte
Spot on assessment on all counts. :freaky I wish...

Spot on assessment on all counts. :freaky I wish the FS would pull their head out of their arse and smell a dose of reality. Our group finished a run down trail 82 at MMM and witnessed a group of out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 74,084
Posted By fullmonte
Selfish, that's a stretch.:rofl Have you attended...

Selfish, that's a stretch.:rofl Have you attended a volunteer trail work day? Now that everybody on the internet knows about the two single track trails in the Cherokee National Forest, they're torn...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 124,636
Posted By fullmonte
I ran my 2011 800XC for two years without a...

I ran my 2011 800XC for two years without a screen. It was much better than stock in terms of clean, non turbulent air. Then I got the Madstad and the bike is fixed for highway duty. In the hot...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,463,855
Posted By fullmonte
Yeah Mike, should've yelled at me afterwards. I...

Yeah Mike, should've yelled at me afterwards. I was used to getting yelled at by the fast riders on the course.:D How'd you like that mud bog as you re enter the woods, just after the MX track?:evil...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 74,084
Posted By fullmonte
Some food for thought. You guys keep yammering...

Some food for thought.
You guys keep yammering about it on this forum and it won't be a secret, thus becoming the next Gap, Hellbender, The Snake, etc.:deal Maybe you guys are fans of revenue...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,421
Posted By fullmonte
Excellent info. The reason I haven't remapped...

Excellent info. The reason I haven't remapped from the stock tune was the reported big drop in mpg from other riders. On the big loop dual sport ride (80 miles of continuous dirt roads with street...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,463,855
Posted By fullmonte
No big bikes showed up at the start line today....

No big bikes showed up at the start line today. Where were you Jeff?:ear

PS The course was muddy as hell and it would have sucked on a big bike anyway.:deal
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,580
Posted By fullmonte
These are on my list. Are the SGS gloves adequate...

These are on my list. Are the SGS gloves adequate in terms of thumb length?:ear I can't wear some gloves due to stubby thumbs.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By fullmonte
Some people think certain breeds of dogs look...

Some people think certain breeds of dogs look better with docked tails and chopped ears. Different strokes I guess.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,425
Posted By fullmonte
Monte… Where is this?[/QUOTE] 360 miles...

Monte… Where is this?[/QUOTE]

360 miles northeast of here in Craig County, VA. The Tiger took it's first trailer ride up there while visiting mom for my kids' spring break last week. Wish I had...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By fullmonte
^ I'd be more concerned about getting a leg...

^ I'd be more concerned about getting a leg jammed up underneath one of those "guards" and breaking some bones. I learned that lesson on a desolate sand road in Utah and lucked out with only a sore...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31,066
Views: 2,463,855
Posted By fullmonte
What this thread needs is more… ...

What this thread needs is more…
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Other/Cycling/i-rtGnkbJ/0/M/IMG_1141-M.jpg
Spotted at the halfway point of a 30 mile bicycle ride this afternoon....
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,263
Views: 796,425
Posted By fullmonte
Dirty tires. ...

Dirty tires.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-C8kKPKh/0/M/IMG_1091-M.jpg
Clean tires.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-HCdSttQ/0/M/IMG_1092-M.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 42,139
Posted By fullmonte
If it comes from Spain, Portugal, or Italy, be...

If it comes from Spain, Portugal, or Italy, be prepared to wait.:deal Now, how about about that review? :D :lurk:*sip*
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 222,330
Posted By fullmonte
The word blowhard would be an understatement. I...

The word blowhard would be an understatement. I hear he spent a small fortune to get his crf250L up to 19.5 fire breathing hp. That turd polish is expensive.:evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,465
Views: 222,330
Posted By fullmonte
Did you go to the dealer on highway 58 and see...

Did you go to the dealer on highway 58 and see Honda Yoda (Vince) the parts guru?:D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-03-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 47,828
Posted By fullmonte
^Browneye that TKC70 reminds me of the old...

^Browneye that TKC70 reminds me of the old Michelin Sirac tire from way back in the day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 41,065
Posted By fullmonte
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides...

http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-w6Q8K59/0/M/IMG_1029-M.jpg
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/2015-Motorcycle-Rides/i-BzJkpSB/0/M/IMG_1031-M.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By fullmonte
Ever ridden technical trails and single track at...

Ever ridden technical trails and single track at your limit? Raced mountain bikes? Done a track day? Gone rock climbing? Done 100 pull-ups during the course of a back workout? Slalom skied/wake...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By fullmonte
Ha ha, neither.:rofl Picture the chiseled jaw...

Ha ha, neither.:rofl Picture the chiseled jaw line of a super hero and there you have it.:pynd
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By fullmonte
Try before you buy or make sure you order from a...

Try before you buy or make sure you order from a vendor that has a great return policy like Revzilla.:deal I tried a MX9 in both L and XL at the local dealer. The XL fit great on top, but along the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-25-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By fullmonte
On my first generation 800XC, my HDB clamp is...

On my first generation 800XC, my HDB clamp is stamped 106 x 38/40. I don't know if Triumph made any changes for the new XCX clamp. Also, I had to order their Touring hand guards as the standard...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 284,099
Posted By fullmonte
:thumb I'll be cross shopping the X2 against the...

:thumb I'll be cross shopping the X2 against the new Nexx XD1, which has all the features I want in a DS lid. Are you guys still looking at a late April arrival on those?:ear
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-23-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,308
Posted By fullmonte
Asheville, NC.

Asheville, NC.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 42,139
Posted By fullmonte
Thank you for the info. Some Euro brands are...

Thank you for the info. Some Euro brands are built for stick figures instead of us Terminator types. :freaky Looking forward to this helmet's arrival on US shores.
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