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Old 02-16-2013, 04:26 AM   #22891
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Do you have to reserve spots there or is it first come first serve? I went to the alabama state parks webpage and it doesnt have much info on camping reservations.
Lower campground is best but its closed for repair this winter. You will love the place!
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:49 AM   #22892
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Might give this combo a shot on my DR. I am running d606s now, and while they wear well and im sure theyre great tires, my rear always spins a bit when I give any decent throttle and ive had the front wash out all at once even taking it easy a few times. Im not sure if this is my lack of skill (prolly) or if maybe a tire swap might help.
The Scorp Pro/Trakmaster II combo should last at least 2000 to 2500 miles. They are a little noisy on the road but have excellent grip IMO. I've never run a 606. Don't particularly like the tread pattern on them.


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Trying to find a good combo for colorado when im out there later this year as well..

I was also considering trying a MT18 front and an MT21 rear. I think for getting to Utah/Colorado im going to run a MEFO rear and TKC80 front- no good for mud but it should be good everywhere else and make the distance. Thoughts? Figure you might know a bit having been out in areas with a bit more elevation changes and rocks..

I've never tried an MT 18 or MT 21.

I'm thinking the Scorp Pro/TM II combo would work in Utah/Colorado but I've never tried them there.

I rode an '08 KLR 650 with Michelin T-63s on the UBCDTR (Utah Back Country Discovery Trail) last year in June. The tires held up fine for the 2500 miles I put on them. There was at least 1/4 of the tread left at the end of the trip. Not bad tires IMO for the type of terrain we rode (sand, hard pack, desert, rocky climbs, etc).
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Old 02-16-2013, 05:08 AM   #22893
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Leaving today for little trip with wifey to celebrate 45 years together...

No riding this weekend and probably not next...

Yall have fun and be safe out there.
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Old 02-16-2013, 06:25 AM   #22894
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congrats on 45 years thats awesome! i love the trackmaster II but i only got about 1000 miles when i had them on my drz400. if you ride your bike to meet up instead of putting it on a trailer they wear out the middle knobs. not sure on a smaller cc bike you might have alittle more life. but the rear lasted about a year.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:15 AM   #22895
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Leaving today for little trip with wifey to celebrate 45 years together...

No riding this weekend and probably not next...

Yall have fun and be safe out there.
Congratulations on 45 Years! Have fun, enjoy and be safe.... Hope to be ready to ride when you get back....
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:39 AM   #22896
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Congratulations on 45 Years! Have fun, enjoy and be safe.... Hope to be ready to ride when you get back....
Congratulation, that's quite an achievement. Obvious your wife is a saint!
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:20 AM   #22897
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Obvious your wife is a saint!
NO one would argue that point!

Thanks guys.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:07 AM   #22898
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Congrats Vic!


New battery is in, I'm amazed how light it is.
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:20 AM   #22899
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Congrats Vic!


New battery is in, I'm amazed how light it is.
Congratulations Vic. She must drink the red wine too. :)

Barney, what kind did you get? Shorai or Turntech?
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:49 AM   #22900
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Dave, I got the Shorai. Impressive power/weight, hope it lasts.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:02 AM   #22901
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Bought some K760 (Trackmaster II's) to try out this year. Pirelli Scorpion Pro's are what we run on the front. We were using Dunlop D606 rears and we like them just fine, but always hear about the Trackmaster II's so will give them a try.
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I have a Desert IT on the rear and for the life of me cant get this thing to wear out here in FL. Awesome tire for price, takes a beating.. Guess that is why its for the desert, rocks, sand and crap like that.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:08 AM   #22902
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I have a Desert IT on the rear and for the life of me cant get this thing to wear out here in FL. Awesome tire for price, takes a beating.. Guess that is why its for the desert, rocks, sand and crap like that.
Non DOT tire though but I am sure it is good as Maxxis makes some great tires. We always ride the roads quite a bit so we stick with DOT tires.
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:51 PM   #22903
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Dave, I got the Shorai. Impressive power/weight, hope it lasts.
I wish I would have known as I have a brand new one here I could have sold you when you needed it. It's the heavy duty version part number:
LFX14L2-BS12

As far as lasting goes...don't ever let it get discharged past something like 12.866 volts (resting voltage) or it will kill it. Another thing is keep it dry. The cases on those (at least the earlier ones) are not sealed very well and a water crossing gone wrong with a submerged bike could ruin your day in more ways than one.

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Old 02-16-2013, 04:11 PM   #22904
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Anybody here want or lost a dog? Had a female Blue Pit wander into my yard this evening. I'd say she's about a year old. Super friendly, she's actually laying on my leg as I type this. No aggression what so ever. Walked right up to her and she just wagged her tail. Really a beautiful dog. In just the few hours I've had her, I've already become attached and will be sad when she goes, but I'm not stationary at the moment and can't have a dog when I leave for a month or two at a time.

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Old 02-16-2013, 05:17 PM   #22905
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