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Forum: Beasts Today, 06:51 AM
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Posted By trentster
bar risers

Anyone finding fit benefit of bar risers on their TEX? If so, what brand?
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 04:56 AM
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Posted By trentster
TEX maintenance

Any recommendations for maintenance between 5-10k interval? Anything beyond what the manual says? Thanks,
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-15-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By trentster
Louisville moto warehouse

Anyone have any experience with shopping close outs from the large internet place in Louisville? I forget the name, but do recall hearing that you can buy close out type stuff out of their warehouse...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By trentster
Buffalo DS ride

If anyone gets done with the DS ride today, post up with what the dirt conditions are like... I predict a little wet in the bottoms, and ideal on the sides and tops.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By trentster
Givi top case back rest

So I just put on a new Givi top case 46L with the Givi padded back rest... problem is the back rest sticks forward too much. It pushes the GF forward. Curious if anyone else has experienced this? ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By trentster
That is super cool!!! sign me up!

That is super cool!!! sign me up!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By trentster
Story Inn hops and harvest fest, Story Inn is a...

Story Inn hops and harvest fest, Story Inn is a really cool place out in the middle of nowhere, and probably 15-20min from Stoney MC club
http://www.storyinn.com/hoosier-hops-harvest
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 05:02 AM
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Posted By trentster
Mammoth East, weekend of Oct 18th. I am showing...

Mammoth East, weekend of Oct 18th. I am showing Vintage on 18th, regular race 19th. As for MX, lack of tracks and MX ride access, way too many classes which make for loooong days, and early...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By trentster
Buffalo

Yes I was told yesterday Saw Mill is out this year which is a shame, and I guess they picked up two new pieces. Rick Smitts place will be the first stop on the DS this year. They are going S. of 46...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By trentster
With MX attendance down, tracks going away, and...

With MX attendance down, tracks going away, and XC growing, we might see more of these. I saw one that was up in MI at a ski resort that looked really cool. Also, you guys might find the Mammoth...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By trentster
So how long are these GP motos? I like the...

So how long are these GP motos? I like the concept. I am an old MX guy, and I find most hare scrambles too tight for my liking. This looks to be a good mix.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By trentster
Make sure you have your bike DNR/BMV...

Make sure you have your bike DNR/BMV registration. Not sure if you still need it if its a plated bike. I just know that I was told they are no longer providing on site registrations at Red Bird. RB...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By trentster
Givi Trekker

Anyone with any feedback on Givi Trekker top box 46 vs 52 sizes? Considering the dimensions, 52 just seems so big on the back.
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By trentster
Yeah, that is exactly the option I was looking...

Yeah, that is exactly the option I was looking for minus the $386 price tag... at that price I would opt for a top box that would also give me storage. Thanks for the link though. Anyone with TEX...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 06:44 PM
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Posted By trentster
How challenging are the stream crossings? Simple...

How challenging are the stream crossings? Simple stuff that is just skinny water over a low area of the road, or are we talking deeper water with rocks possibly? This hefty 1200 isn't necessarily...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 05:02 PM
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Posted By trentster
Yeah, the back rest is for the girlfriend. She...

Yeah, the back rest is for the girlfriend. She feels a bit twitchy riding 2 up back there, looking for something a bit more comforting for her.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By trentster
2 up back rest

So besides going top box trunk with an integrated back rest, are there any other options for a back rest for the GF without going top box? Corbin seat has the option for both driver and passenger...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By trentster
Does anyone have a description of last years...

Does anyone have a description of last years Buffalo adv ride section, lots of gravel, little gravel, any dirt, all paved? Thanks, I can say the off road DS single track was the cats ass!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By trentster
super cool

Anyone else see this Indian project bike on CL? This guys has it almost complete, and his price seems very fair given the condition of the motor. I would like to have this scoot!...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By trentster
First time adv rider... so now after putting...

First time adv rider... so now after putting about 500 miles on this TEX I am curious what RPM others are finding to be the best shift sweet spot. First gear shift usually around 2500, and from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By trentster
Loading up both bikes and riding both days. ...

Loading up both bikes and riding both days. Stoney does allow camping, and yes they have regular restrooms, no showers that I am aware of. Plenty of camping in the Nashville are also. They put on...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By trentster
Yes, I personally didnt want anything larger than...

Yes, I personally didnt want anything larger than the 14. I have a soft sided rear bag if I need more space. This 14 has a lot of cargo space, and of course all the typical little pockets including...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 12:10 PM
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Posted By trentster
I went with this mototrek tank bag, and for the...

I went with this mototrek tank bag, and for the money including rain cover and free shipping on amazon I think its hard to beat. Its a magnet attached bag, but it fits really snug....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By trentster
Glad your ok Tim! I had a guy go through the...

Glad your ok Tim! I had a guy go through the motocycle skills test last Tues with me at Dreyer who had a scoot very similar to yours. Well almost like yours, his wasnt crinkled in the front, ha!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By trentster
That TT footage is super cool... sure wish we had...

That TT footage is super cool... sure wish we had something of that caliber around here to watch. We raced TT at the Mini Cycle Olympics in FL. They had all disciplines of racing... MX, hare...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By trentster
Have you tried wearing motorcycle boots instead...

Have you tried wearing motorcycle boots instead of high heels while shifting?

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Zamboni, what I like about riding in these high heels is that I have noticed I get a lot of looks from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By trentster
Buffalo 500

Just a reminder, Buffalo 500 DS ride at Stoney Lonesome MC Columbus IN Sept 13, 14th.

http://stoneylonesomemc.com/DualSport/2014%20Buffalo%20Flyer.pdf
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 04:00 AM
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Posted By trentster
True, but I suspect that rig doesn't come factory...

True, but I suspect that rig doesn't come factory equipped with traction control, ABS, and cruise control... when you outfit a bike with those creature features, and price it well North of $10k, I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By trentster
Zamboni, I hope they make it shift better than my...

Zamboni, I hope they make it shift better than my Tiger Explorer because mine shifts like an old tractor... I have an 06 Honda 250X dirt bike that shifts ten times better than this Explorer, that...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 06:23 PM
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Posted By trentster
Several nice bags to consider. I head in with...

Several nice bags to consider. I head in with this new scoot tomorrow to have the ECU recall replaced. They say my VIN wasn't included in the head replacement issue. While I am in there, I am...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By trentster
I can confirm that Watson definitely knows motor...

I can confirm that Watson definitely knows motor work of all kinds.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By trentster
tank bag

Any feedback on best tank bags for the TEX?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By trentster
insurance

Anyone have any recommendations on best places to shop for bike rates? My local independent agent will shop it around I am sure.
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5,373
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Posted By trentster
tranmission

So new TEX owner here, and my first road bike, long time off road rider. I have noticed that the shifting on this 2013 TEX is very very clunky! I have to say I am shocked how stiff, and noisy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By trentster
Zamboni, we will definitely get together to ride...

Zamboni, we will definitely get together to ride soon... drying out after a long weekend at the Indiana National. I don't have my endorsement, and so I am taking the skills test Tues and BMV after...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By trentster
Pic

Pic
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By trentster
new scoot

Finally, no more dirt/track only for this guy... picked up a 2013 Tiger Explorer earlier today with 5k miles and some nice add ons. Looking forward to laying down some new tracks and travels. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,373
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Posted By trentster
Ok, one more question, he has not done the...

Ok, one more question, he has not done the factory recall. Says he has the Triumph paperwork to take into the dealer... anything I should be concerned about? I am assuming this recall will apply to...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 06:47 PM
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Views: 904,748
Posted By trentster
Thanks guys for the feedback, I am headed out...

Thanks guys for the feedback, I am headed out tomorrow to go pick it up. :1drink
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5,373
Views: 904,748
Posted By trentster
Thanks, he said it had the factory recall fixed. ...

Thanks, he said it had the factory recall fixed. I am assuming that is what you were referring to ECU? The only thing this doesnt have is the side luggage and heated grips. I would be adding both...
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