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Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 69,159
Posted By cwadej
My wife brought home her orange one a month ago....

My wife brought home her orange one a month ago. I rode it for a couple weeks while my FJR seat was out. I fell in love with it. The bike just does what I want, with no more than thinking about it. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-31-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,971
Posted By cwadej
My wife has the New to US Versys 1k. It's almost...

My wife has the New to US Versys 1k. It's almost perfect. Requires no effort, just does what you think. Powerful and smooth motor and tranny. I almost got rid of my FJR for one.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,803
Posted By cwadej
Same as a kid wanting a car. Tell them to save...

Same as a kid wanting a car. Tell them to save their money and when they are ready, you'll help themmake a smart decision.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 12,497
Posted By cwadej
I'd be interested in that gpx file as well. I...

I'd be interested in that gpx file as well. I love the area, but DS riding sucks in TX
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,136
Posted By cwadej
Most top boxes are just too big for my liking. My...

Most top boxes are just too big for my liking. My bike came with the factory box. Too big and placed too far back. It looks odd hanging way out there. I have a Givi Trekker 46 as my top box on a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-08-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,263
Posted By cwadej
Service is pricey, no doubt about that. I found a...

Service is pricey, no doubt about that. I found a dealer that I think is fair, and has treated me very well, starting with a repair estimate for a minor hit when it was only 2 weeks old.
They've...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39,977
Views: 10,711,723
Posted By cwadej
That rain was damn cold! Wife an I leaving after...

That rain was damn cold! Wife an I leaving after a week in the area. About froze to death in Madisonville.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,337
Posted By cwadej
Another for SeatConcepts.com Their products...

Another for SeatConcepts.com

Their products and awesome, and the company rocks! I'm on my 3rd seat from them.

Len, if you're reading this, you have a customer for life.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 788,215
Posted By cwadej
probably not. Mine are bent from being rear ended...

probably not. Mine are bent from being rear ended yesterday. By a woman who was stopped at the light behind me. :kboom
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 788,215
Posted By cwadej
tiger Handlebar

I have an 800xc. I'd prefer the bars about 1" narrower. Has anyone put on an aftermarket handle bar?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-21-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,908
Posted By cwadej
those signs are like a Siren song. I can't resist...

those signs are like a Siren song. I can't resist them, no matter how much I try. I often end up turning around, but I still went.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-20-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 258,422
Posted By cwadej
Ridersneeds_store onEbay has the Trekkers...

Ridersneeds_store onEbay has the Trekkers cheaper. $576 shipped for the set
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 50,495
Posted By cwadej
Thumb Got my light installed yesterday. Holy crap...

Got my light installed yesterday. Holy crap that's bright!!


thanks pilot3!:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-16-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,641
Posted By cwadej
What racks did you find that are symmetrical? ...

What racks did you find that are symmetrical?

I've decided to just cut my Givi's to be symmetrical after i get the new can on it.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,641
Posted By cwadej
Good question. The guy on T Rat runs stock...

Good question.

The guy on T Rat runs stock mapping, with better results than arrow.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By cwadej
Does Seat Concepts make one for the Super Ten? ...

Does Seat Concepts make one for the Super Ten?

I love their seats, and reccommend the people highly.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,585
Posted By cwadej
Wont they all, since the plate mounts to the...

Wont they all, since the plate mounts to the sump. I havent seen a sump guard that ties into the bars for the Tiger
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 433,008
Posted By cwadej
I know that made sense to you, but not to me....

I know that made sense to you, but not to me. Can you explain it differently? are you saying hot and cold temps of the tire should be 10% different?

IE, cold temp is 80*F, hot should be 88*F ?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,795
Posted By cwadej
Show me someone who got a ticket for no front...

Show me someone who got a ticket for no front plate on a vehicle not registered in TX.

I'm calling BS on this one.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-06-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,313
Posted By cwadej
Reving the dead. I'll be doing this next...

Reving the dead.

I'll be doing this next week.

Here's my plan of attack.

Wheel cleaned with MPK, then isopropyl alcohol. MPK leaves a residue, alcohol removes it.

2 wraps of tape over...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By cwadej
Which Tiger has eccentric adjuster? My 800...

Which Tiger has eccentric adjuster?

My 800 doesnt.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,641
Posted By cwadej
Supposedly the GPR run on factory map as well. A...

Supposedly the GPR run on factory map as well. A guy on Triumph Rat has the Deeptone on his. I'm leaning that way due to width. I'll be able to pull my racks in to keep a narrow ass.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,645
Posted By cwadej
DoD uses MSF courses. Contact the base safety...

DoD uses MSF courses. Contact the base safety office about the course. If it's a large base, it may be hosted by the command.

PPE requirements will vary greatly by service and base, so again, the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22,313
Views: 4,405,702
Posted By cwadej
No personal feedback on the factory bags. I...

No personal feedback on the factory bags.

I am due to get the HT racks any day now. I plan to get a GPR can as it's the narrowest over all width i can find. Then I'm going to cut the HT racks to...
Forum: Vendors 03-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 50,495
Posted By cwadej
well shit. missed it by a few days. ...

well shit. missed it by a few days.

hopefully i wont miss the next one.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 267,732
Posted By cwadej
If I'd seen this thread before buying my '13 XC...

If I'd seen this thread before buying my '13 XC last week, I might have kept the Strom.

Fingers crossed and notes taken so I'm not as befuddled as others have been.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 258,422
Posted By cwadej
are the racks symetrical? same distance from bike...

are the racks symetrical? same distance from bike center?

How did you attach the cases to the racks? pics if possible

thanks
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-16-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 258,422
Posted By cwadej
Maybe this was already coverd and I missed it....

Maybe this was already coverd and I missed it. Hope so.
Are there any symetrical racks? I'll be using Pelicans off my Strom. I'm pretty anal and I think a 2" difference would annoy the hell out of...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-14-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 788,215
Posted By cwadej
Call them. They are great people and will...

Call them. They are great people and will resolve your issues.

As for the coverings, that's exactly as it is in the picture on the website.
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,807
Posted By cwadej
I've got a Velorex on mine. No problems at all,...

I've got a Velorex on mine. No problems at all, carrying kids, wife, friends, etc.... I do have a different axle and a 12" trailer tire though.
...
Forum: Hacks 06-04-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,648
Posted By cwadej
I got a 562 from Hahnda for my '04. It came with...

I got a 562 from Hahnda for my '04. It came with the DMC subframe. I couldn't be happier. It quickly replaced my Strom as my daily driver. Lots of looks and comments on it. I posted a build thread...
Forum: Hacks 05-16-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,801
Posted By cwadej
While the hack is my daily driver, I still jump...

While the hack is my daily driver, I still jump on my Strom when I want to go a little faster and lean.

Both are way more fun than I deserve.
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,273
Posted By cwadej
I've got an '04 KLR with a Velorex 562. I cut the...

I've got an '04 KLR with a Velorex 562. I cut the car's windshied to 8". I can cruise at 70 all day long, until that head wind!, then 60 is good.

I guess I get better mileage somehow, as I...
Forum: Hacks 01-27-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,429
Posted By cwadej
We ad one on my wife's FZ1 / Terreplane ri that...

We ad one on my wife's FZ1 / Terreplane ri that Neptune03 built. Worked great. I wish I ad one on my KLR / Velorex. Dont need it, but would like it.
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,921
Posted By cwadej
It's been a while, with a bit of sorting out. ...

It's been a while, with a bit of sorting out.

Since we last saw it, I've added a seat from Nothern tool which hinges in the front for access to the trunk. Cut the windshield down to 7" and...
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,529
Posted By cwadej
Maybe you want a KLR? Shown here with a Velorex...

Maybe you want a KLR? Shown here with a Velorex 562.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b10/Monte_Christo/IMG_0725.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,145
Posted By cwadej
bad clutch?

1995 Jeep Cherokee, straight 6, 187,000 miles. New clutch about 15K miles ago.

A few days ago I was driving fine, coming to a stop, push in clutch, it doesnt disengage from engine the tranny,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,368
Posted By cwadej
you forgot to tell him, again, that he'll need to...

you forgot to tell him, again, that he'll need to rebuild the engine in another 3000 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,368
Posted By cwadej
I'm glad my '04 hasnt read your memo, or been to...

I'm glad my '04 hasnt read your memo, or been to your house. I got it at 7500 miles. opened for the Doo, no problems. Oil screen wasnt clogged, or even close to it.

but I must be mistaken...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,395
Posted By cwadej
Worst thing ever invented. Only an idiot would...

Worst thing ever invented. Only an idiot would but that thing.




As would I if it got cold here. Rarely freezes, nothing really cold, so no real need. More of a need to get an extra...
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