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Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,841
Posted By Grover6
Nice Lid! Mine is still in the box, waiting for...

Nice Lid! Mine is still in the box, waiting for the snow to melt:1drink.

Should be a big upgrade from my Hornet.
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,244
Posted By Grover6
Thanks, Looking forward to your report:1drink

Thanks,

Looking forward to your report:1drink
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,244
Posted By Grover6
WD, Can you comment on fuel mileage, pre and...

WD,

Can you comment on fuel mileage, pre and post PC? One reason I haven't gone with the Arrow tune, is the drop in fuel economy, on what is in my opinion an already spirited bike. I like my 45+...
Forum: Beasts 11-15-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,698
Posted By Grover6
http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/8a...

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i138/xamaneli/8ab44f6f78e9ecb9da5885f69dfc47de.jpg[/QUOTE]
Love the look of your bike! Which low pipe is that?? I love the scrambler, and may add one to the garage...
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,698
Posted By Grover6
I cannot speak to the scrambler, because I don't...

I cannot speak to the scrambler, because I don't have one yet:wink:, However, I have had an 800xc for the past year, and it will do anything you want. I have no reason to think the roadie would be...
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,438
Posted By Grover6
I voted other. I am going with the Adventure spec...

I voted other. I am going with the Adventure spec bars. They look good and fit the bikes lines, as well as cover off the engine and rad.
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,759
Posted By Grover6
Because I don't like to comment if I haven't...

Because I don't like to comment if I haven't tried it, I did. Maybe if I had modified the stocker to this mod, I would have noticed an improvement, however, I had a madstad on the bike and then did...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By Grover6
Welcome, If you truly want to do...

Welcome,

If you truly want to do "everything", go with the KLR. I have ridden both the KLR and Vstrom 650's. The strom is a great all round pavement bike. The KLR will do everything including...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,759
Posted By Grover6
The puig was on my short list, due to it's shape...

The puig was on my short list, due to it's shape matching the bike well. Unfortunately I couldn't find any reviews of one on an 800. So I went with the Madstad. I do like the looks of the Puig...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,759
Posted By Grover6
Jim, Thanks for this! I set my Madstad up...

Jim,

Thanks for this! I set my Madstad up like this, just eyeballing it, and it made a noticeable difference. So much so that I am really liking the screen. I am going to spend some more time...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,759
Posted By Grover6
Thanks for the replies fellas, I will spend some...

Thanks for the replies fellas, I will spend some time trying out your suggestions and see how I fare. I really want to like the screen, as I bought my tiger so I could do longer day trips, and this...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 140,759
Posted By Grover6
Gents, I have just put a Madstad 20"...

Gents,

I have just put a Madstad 20" Explorer on my 2013 tiger xc, but I am not yet sold. I do need to get out and ride for an extended time, as I have only done a quick post install test ride,...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By Grover6
The Shoei GT-air, and Schuberth S2, are full face...

The Shoei GT-air, and Schuberth S2, are full face lids that have drop down sun shades.

Welcome
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 43,672
Posted By Grover6
I am jealous! That is a good looking helmet:clap ...

I am jealous! That is a good looking helmet:clap

I am trying to decide between the wanderer and a Schuberth S2. They are pretty much even for cost here, but the Shoei is slightly ahead in looks....
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 32,318
Posted By Grover6
Thanks for the update!:D

Thanks for the update!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By Grover6
Sounds like you need to go and ride. i get those...

Sounds like you need to go and ride. i get those dreams now and again, when I need to go and train at the range. Start having weird dreams about shooting things or that my gun isn't working and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Grover6
An XR650L would also work. It has more ground...

An XR650L would also work. It has more ground clearance to start so it will still have more if you drop the front 21" hoop to an 18". Also there is a guy on the XR thread that is doing magical things...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 32,318
Posted By Grover6
Thanks pilot3!

Thanks pilot3!
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thanks guys, I was considering the Advspec...

Thanks guys,

I was considering the Advspec plate as I am going to order their crashbars, but I like the CJ designs one alot! I will have to think on it some more.
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
I have been looking at rear rack mounting plates....

I have been looking at rear rack mounting plates. Are there any benefits to one over the other? I don't have a specific model in mind, just curious if one manufacturer has a significant over the...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 19,597
Posted By Grover6
Because, when it's all said and done the 800gs is...

Because, when it's all said and done the 800gs is $8000 cheaper than a 1200gs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,393
Posted By Grover6
Haven't bought or sold a bike on ADVrider yet,...

Haven't bought or sold a bike on ADVrider yet, but have bought and sold a number of parts and accessories. Not a single bad experience. One inmate I have bought multiple items from and would hazard a...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
The Holan bars show as being "preorder", not in...

The Holan bars show as being "preorder", not in stock. The site did say that they couldn't guarantee the supply so they dropped Holan. Too bad cause I was gonna go with them. I have decided on the...
Forum: Beasts 04-26-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Folks, For any of you that have the...

Folks,

For any of you that have the Adventure spec crash guards, do they fit with the oem bash plate?

I really like these crash bars but don't want to order them if they won't fit.

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 584,316
Posted By Grover6
Thanks Red, I now have new territory to...

Thanks Red,

I now have new territory to dream of riding:D

Glad to hear you made it out relatively unscathed.

Awesome pic
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 584,316
Posted By Grover6
Holy crap!:eek1 Red where is that? I am in...

Holy crap!:eek1

Red where is that? I am in Alberta and I wouldn't mind riding that, minus trying to climb the mountain with it!:lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 584,316
Posted By Grover6
Between this thread and the 800 farkle thread, I...

Between this thread and the 800 farkle thread, I am dying! I have a green '13 waiting to be picked up. It will be another couple of weeks till it is ready... I have gone nearly blind looking at...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thanks cug!

Thanks cug!
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
This will be a two prong post... First, on...

This will be a two prong post...

First, on the subject of tank bags, I was looking for a small tank bag for my new 800xc, one that wouldn't affect the paint, and came across the Bags connection...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By Grover6
Congrats on the new tiger, and welcome to the...

Congrats on the new tiger, and welcome to the asylum. As I am picking up my new tiger soon, I have looked at all the crash bars I can find. The happy trail bars are by far the most extensive in their...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Great Thanks!

Great Thanks!
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thanks for the input. On another note, how are...

Thanks for the input. On another note, how are the stock tiger mirrors? I have set of doubletake mirrors on my XR and love them. Are the tiger mirrors ok as far as vibration at speed, and...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thanks cug, I had been considering the Holan...

Thanks cug,

I had been considering the Holan bars, but those are nice. Do they have a North America distributor?

As for the pipe I might leave it for a season and just ride the crap outta my...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Of course. I am looking overall, at the centre...

Of course. I am looking overall, at the centre stand and the skid plate, which are for sure. I am debating whether or not to get the engine crash bars or go aftermarket. The pipe w/tune is another...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thoughts?

Gentlemen, (and/or Ladies)

I will be purchasing a 2013 800xc in the next few weeks, and I am considering the factory options to add. The big one is the Arrow pipe with tune. My question is: should...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,294
Posted By Grover6
Honda would have a winner with a 650l base, add...

Honda would have a winner with a 650l base, add in an R motor with efi good for 60ish hp, and add usd front forks from the crf line, with a rally type front fairing for wind/weather protection, and a...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
That does make the decision easier, Thanks very...

That does make the decision easier, Thanks very much fellas!:clap

EDIT: Wow, just checked ADVmotorrad's website, the Holan's are way less expensive than the oem/touratech combo. Think I just made...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Thanks for the replies. I agree with the...

Thanks for the replies. I agree with the sentiment that the HT bars are stout, however, I think they look out of place. So I am deciding between the Holan, and the OEM/Touratech combo.
...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 496,204
Posted By Grover6
Engine guards

Folks,

I will be buying an 800xc in a month or so, and have been looking at different engine guards. I had originally thought of just going with the Triumph ones, realizing that the tank/fairing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,775
Posted By Grover6
Pretty amazing story. I haven't seen the show,...

Pretty amazing story. I haven't seen the show, but I highly recommend the book, Two wheels through terror. Made me want to ride to Tierra del fuego, maybe without seeing Columbia.
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