Pensacola area riders

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by XT Thumper, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. bartohob

    bartohob Adventurer

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    my wifey and i are supposed to leave in the boat fri. But the rain looks like its a comin so this may ruin our boating weekend and be a bike ride for this wknd. If yall go let me know if im not gone in boat i will go
  2. MadMax400

    MadMax400 Long timer

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    Had moose bibs in my tires in the past, hated them.. Heavy and pain in the arse come tire change time..
    Run heavy duty tubes now, and have not had a flat in years...
    Is there a new tubeless system out there??
  3. AST236

    AST236 Long timer

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    I just got back from an 80 mile street ride w/ my brother in law. I was on my '03 FJR and he was on his '09 Connie 14. We left Evergreen, rode up AL83, back down to Monroeville, and across Drewry road (much of which is newly paved). The temp was perfect and the smell of the honeysuckle was epic! :D

    Got back to the casa just in time for lasagna, salad, french bread and sweet tea.

    Also got my Kathy pannier liners and Wolfman tank bag today. Ready for Barber's in June!!!!!!:clap
  4. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    Good for you! I love it when folks have a good day. :clap

    Wasn't a bad day for me but then again I wasn't riding either.:cry
  5. waysherr

    waysherr Behind Bars For Life

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    Mad, google "Tubliss"....they are nothing like Bib. Weighs about 1 lb. per wheel.:clap Moose extra HD tubes are 7.5 lbs. each.:eek1 The small inner liner locks the tire to the rim(360 degree rim lock). You can run ZERO pressure & not spin the tire on the rim. Desert riders LOVE them because you can get a flat 50 miles from the truck & ride it back without the tire coming off the rim:lol3
  6. etingelefunts

    etingelefunts retem-odo

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    Have a set of the new 2nd Gen Tubliss waysherr mentioned with the stiffer carcass that feel and look great. They are still sitting on my shop floor, plan to install during the WR250R's 1st tire change.
  7. etingelefunts

    etingelefunts retem-odo

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    They have a beadlock built right in. Google them. The only complaint is occasional slow leak around the carcass to rim, which is usually due to debris or gouged rims. They work as well as they are installed.
    Really looking forward to installing them.
    Bought them from R&R Racing on 9 Mile Rd.
  8. Woods Rider

    Woods Rider X-Crazed Racing Fool

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    Same here. I remember driving all the way to the Cajun Classic Enduro in Louisianna (9hrs) only to get a flat front 5 miles into the race! Ruined my day for sure.

    Since switching to ultra heavy duty tubes I haven't had a flat in six years or more.

    Might look into the Tubeless that Wayne told us about at Karrick Lake a couple of weeks ago.
  9. MItrnsplnt

    MItrnsplnt PllnGs tillthey puke

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    I'll relieve everyone of any misnomers or things they've heard in the past about the tubliss. They are very easy to install (easier than changing a tire/tube if you know how to do that) and once installed they making changing tires that much easier. Yes, you are saving about 6-7lbs per tire due to not having the tube, rim lock, etc. from the dynamic weight of all that spinning together. A little bit of air does leak out from the edges (possibly due to debris, but prob not), most likely due to the seal that the tubliss system makes with your rim (however straight and undented that may be)....but it never goes to the point that you won't be able to ride it. You need to keep the tubliss system between 100-110 psi and after about a week of sitting, mine MAY leak down to 80-90 psi, but it's just like checking the psi in your tires every week before riding, just go to Lowes/Home Depot and buy a HP hand pump for $12.99 and pump away. And the best thing about it, as everyone says...you can virtually be flat on the tire and still ride as long as you want with the tubliss system never coming off the bead. Everyone who has them, will run them with green slime if a flat does happen to occur, the only way you could have fatal flat tire is if you get a nail that punctures completely through the tire and tubliss system or have the carcass of your tire torn from the side, where the green slime wouldn't work. Overall, the TUBLISS system kicks ass!:deal
  10. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    Looks like a 50% chance of rain tomorrow. I'm still in for Brox in the morning. Maybe a 9am wheels up? Who's in?? :evil
  11. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    Im in. Unless its really pouring which I doubt.

    Anyone else. We can see if the helos are still there
  12. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    Good deal; hopefully it won't be pouring. Checking for the helos sounds like a good plan to me. Anyone else want to join us? Post up.....
  13. bartohob

    bartohob Adventurer

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    ill go too
  14. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    Well that three right there so I guess its on.

    Phil may show.

    Down2Ride - if you want to join us I may be able to hook you up with a ride over there.
  15. bartohob

    bartohob Adventurer

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    WAT ABOUT BREAKFAST? Waffle house navarre??? Anybody?
  16. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    I'll have to take a raincheck on breakfast in the morning since I'm coming via I10. I hope Phil can make it! How about FBM! Can you join us?? :deal
  17. bartohob

    bartohob Adventurer

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    yall remember im noob and dont get a lot of the abbreaviations such as fbm?
  18. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    I was refering to Free Born Man who's name is George.
  19. bartohob

    bartohob Adventurer

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    ok i got it thanx just take a while to figure some of it does george have a husky?
  20. r_bin

    r_bin Been here awhile

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    Yep