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Forum: Beasts 11-26-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Limited tire choices for a V Strom??? Not so...

Limited tire choices for a V Strom??? Not so much....
The question is; How / Where do you ride? I had a '08 650 & now ride a well sorted '07 1k now & put 25~35k/yr on it..
Between the 2 (same...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Hell yes!!!!!!!!!!

Oh, Hell Yes!!!!!!!!!! :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Thumb I run 17/43 on my 1k and find it a wonderful...

I run 17/43 on my 1k and find it a wonderful place to be with gearing.
Power wheelies easily thru 2nd gear & some in 3rd if you are really on your game.
And, I still get 38~43 mpg average.
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,083
Posted By Mulewright
Thumb In My experience, the Galfer's are of at least...

In My experience, the Galfer's are of at least equal performance vs. the EBC's (with comparable compound specs) and display substantially less rotor wear in everyday service.
I.E., I'm on my 3rd set...
Forum: Road warriors 10-20-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Not until they address: Magnets falling off...

Not until they address:
Magnets falling off the flywheel(on my 2nd in 30k), weak stator design( on my 3rd in 30k), regulator issues(after 2 o.e. ones , now on my 3rd, an aftermarket one), ECU...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
I made one for a early Tiger that used a Old...

I made one for a early Tiger that used a Old School aftermarket sliding frame padded Sissy Bar and brackets made from aluminum pieces that I fabed & mounted to the stock rack. No pics available but...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Kinda like "Sorta Having": Cancer then?...

Kinda like "Sorta Having": Cancer then? ::evil
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
If I wanted a P.O.S. "Cruiser" / "fashion...

If I wanted a P.O.S. "Cruiser" / "fashion Accessory" type of bike, I'd buy a HardlyAbleson.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mulewright
No question for your stated usage; 650 V Strom...

No question for your stated usage; 650 V Strom all the way.
I've had a '08 KLR650.... a great bike for it's intended purpose, but not likely a fit for your stated application. :gerg
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By Mulewright
O.K., but the TPS will not cause it to "Drop a...

O.K., but the TPS will not cause it to "Drop a cyl." like you mentioned in your pm to me...., But as that you have it now, go for it... the money's already been spent & it won't hurt a thing to set...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By Mulewright
I have 1 good unit that was left over after...

I have 1 good unit that was left over after replacing the pair late last year.
Yours for $100.oo if you need it. I've got PayPal set up & will USPS it to you the next day.
BUT... I had the same...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By Mulewright
For $5,500 I'll sell you My '07 1k already...

For $5,500 I'll sell you My '07 1k already sorted, farkeled and ready to go....
And we can talk about the 650 as partial trade..... pm me to discuss it....

As far as your motor swap... proceed...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 30,274
Posted By Mulewright
:d

:d
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Has anyone heard when the CB-1100's are to be in...

Has anyone heard when the CB-1100's are to be in the dealers showrooms?
I'm in serious "Lust" for one.... :ear
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Around town.... Fine... but 2 up with gear and...

Around town.... Fine... but 2 up with gear and ANY hill country or grades You will kick yourself.
SEVERAL times loaded (450 or so total payload) I would not even attempt to pass with the 650, but...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2013, 03:00 PM
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Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
I habitually put the bike on the center stand and...

I habitually put the bike on the center stand and fill it to the top of the window.... This has worked for Me since the mid 60's on a wide selection of bikes.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
While technicly interesting, I agree:huh

While technicly interesting, I agree:huh
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
5.4 then you walk or push... Personal...

5.4 then you walk or push...
Personal experience talking here...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Pull the fuse & be done with the "Nanny"...

Pull the fuse & be done with the "Nanny" feature....
This forced feature has always pissed me off!.
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
I Lust over a new CB1100, But I will in all...

I Lust over a new CB1100, But I will in all likeley hood keep my 1k V Strom for the time being.. warts, moles & all. :super
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Yes, they are intimidating to look at working...

Yes, they are intimidating to look at working with but as far as "Routine Maintenance" items, even the valve adjustment, it's not as bad as it looks.... and the Carb's are not as bad a set up as my...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
I used the Klipsch ear units and put the...

I used the Klipsch ear units and put the material (self forming) I aquired from Radians ro make custom molded units that completely fill my ear & keep the Klipsch's in a VERY secure ear position....
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
Do I spy a Rickman Triumph here??? :clap ...

Do I spy a Rickman Triumph here??? :clap

PURDEY!!!!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
1978 Honda CB 750 F2.... I had one for a couple...

1978 Honda CB 750 F2.... I had one for a couple of years, bought it new.
Up to the '08 650 V Strom factory seat, worst seat of any bike I'd ever owned.
Also had a annoying habit of chewing up...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
I REALLY want a CB1100, but being pragmatic I...

I REALLY want a CB1100, but being pragmatic I will wait to see & check out the new trio of 500's due in a month or so....
The 700's 6500 redline motor may well be practical & make Logical sense but...
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
I'm fairly sure it's the latter..... but...

I'm fairly sure it's the latter..... but variation of the (over here) current Bandit w/ available Touring luggage.
A acquaintance in Scotland has one & it's a close "ringer" for his.
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Ken... wander on over to Holeshot Performance &...

Ken... wander on over to Holeshot Performance & mebe call Dale Walker up.
He owned one & did a lot of dyno work to sort stuff out. Many options available from them.
I have been Quite pleased with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,169,809
Posted By Mulewright
I will never buy a.b.s. bikes without the option...

I will never buy a.b.s. bikes without the option of dis abeling the "Nanny" and would prefer not to have well intentioned people / manufactureres / government burocrats make choices for me...
Go...
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
SV racing parts can hook the brother up. Most...

SV racing parts can hook the brother up.
Most competitive prices also.:clap
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,957
Posted By Mulewright
For you stated usage overall Without suspension...

For you stated usage overall Without suspension mods on the KLR, unquestionably the 800XC.
Also I.M.H.O. the 800 would be closer to what you Want.
If budget considerations are a factor you just...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,951
Posted By Mulewright
No, I mean the chain between the crank and the...

No, I mean the chain between the crank and the transmission.by their description of where it was inside the motor.
A smaller version but like in a 204 transfer case.....
At least that's what the...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,957
Posted By Mulewright
Given the choices you put forward & after riding...

Given the choices you put forward & after riding all of the choices, I would have absoloutly no choice but plunk MY money down for the 800XC.
The GS for some reason never blew up my skirt ( nothing...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,957
Posted By Mulewright
Buy a late model KLR,do the following upgrades:...

Buy a late model KLR,do the following upgrades: Gold Valves & springs in the forks, Progressive shock & spring, Eagle Mike forkbrace, Em's Doohickey upgrade, 685 top end kit (also from EM's),...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,951
Posted By Mulewright
I had a '96 Tiger for several years.Overall I...

I had a '96 Tiger for several years.Overall I Really liked the bike. a few personal comments are coming forth for your info based on My experiences.
A. Buy & install a Shindiggen MOFSET regulator...
Forum: Vendors 12-31-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,427
Posted By Mulewright
Tool Tube TwoFer offer...

Order, paypal, & conventional email sent within the last 1/2 hour...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,525
Posted By Mulewright
19,996 actually this year BUT... I've spent a...

19,996 actually this year BUT... I've spent a total of 12 weeks in the hospital, medicaly unable to ride this year also.. Likely mid ~ late Feb. before i can get back on again.
Currently going thru...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
TL's won't fit.... machined differently on the...

TL's won't fit.... machined differently on the retention area. SV's will tho... same blank as the DL's.
Likely not worth it tho.... loss on the bottom for a bit more up top where you likely will not...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
If you do not pull the tank at least the first...

If you do not pull the tank at least the first time, you'll never know how to "Feel Around" and get it the next time .... + the screws are usually pretty tight from the factory.
I run a K&N and pull...
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Holeshot Performance offers a bend for the VStrom...

Holeshot Performance offers a bend for the VStrom that I would have gone with due to price that does what I have w/ stock bars & 2" Rox Rizers. Not much higher than stock but about 2' further back...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3,721
Views: 669,769
Posted By Mulewright
Hmmmmmm..... If '09 was the last year imported in...

Hmmmmmm..... If '09 was the last year imported in the U.S. then why have I seen at dealers 3 different times, "Loaded" DL-1000's (with bags & stuff that say "Suzuki") in 2 different dealerships...
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