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Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-28-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By derrickbwg
Got it! I appreciate it.

Got it!

I appreciate it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Went on a a little road ride to break in the new...

Went on a a little road ride to break in the new Fisher seat yesterday. I knew the fuel level was low from looking at the tank but the fuel light wasn't on so I chnaced it and tried to make it the 6...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,892
Posted By derrickbwg
If it's comfort and not protection you're looking...

If it's comfort and not protection you're looking for, might as well get a pair of high top sneakers.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
5.3 gallons sounds perfect to me....can't wait....

5.3 gallons sounds perfect to me....can't wait. Steve o you went all out in a short period of time, kudos to you. Anymore insight on that rear rack? pro's/con's?
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,727
Posted By derrickbwg
My lifeproof's bottom door broke in a matter of...

My lifeproof's bottom door broke in a matter of months from normal usage, no drops. It is extremely thin plastic and you use it every time you hook it up. A lot of aftermarket chargers won't fit it,...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,753
Posted By derrickbwg
This could solve what I consider problems I've...

This could solve what I consider problems I've seen with other options (not waterproof GL, difficult to remove WM). Is the mount designed to be easily removed? I'm running out of time to make a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Mounted ...

Mounted
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t229/derrickbwg/DSC00236.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Bought an extra seat for my 500exc and sent it...

Bought an extra seat for my 500exc and sent it out to Fisher Saddlebags. They widened the seat to 10.5" at the rear and made an entirely new cover for it. They are a great company to deal with,...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,216
Posted By derrickbwg
Sorry...I didn't realize you did GL's marketing...

Sorry...I didn't realize you did GL's marketing demos. Please let us all in on what GL's target audience is and how I don't fit into it, that is if you can with knowing absolutely nothing about me,...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,216
Posted By derrickbwg
I find it hard to believe they could get much...

I find it hard to believe they could get much more expensive.:D

Do the Kriega bags have a solution for mounting to a rackless dirt bike?
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,666
Posted By derrickbwg
Switched from an otterbox to the lifeproof....not...

Switched from an otterbox to the lifeproof....not really impressed. The lifeproof is waterproof and it's nice to take in the shower and listen to the news while getting ready but that's its' only...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By derrickbwg
Received my Sony NEX-5N today....looking forward...

Received my Sony NEX-5N today....looking forward to trying it out. Initially it seems to be a great size for it's intended purpose(tankbag). My only experience is with compact digitals so I'll have...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-08-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,731
Posted By derrickbwg
Stop by David Lowe Airport when you get to...

Stop by David Lowe Airport when you get to Sacremento and take a pic for me....good memories. Sucks about the job but you've got the right attitude and the trip should be a blast. Are you sure you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,948
Posted By derrickbwg
With businesses in Clayton(Englewood) and Yellow...

With businesses in Clayton(Englewood) and Yellow Springs...I can appreciate that!:rofl

Good luck...you're just a little cleaning away from having a blast on your new KTM.
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,686
Posted By derrickbwg
I've been waiting for the NEX-5N to restock at...

I've been waiting for the NEX-5N to restock at B&H so I'd love to hear any actual users thoughts on the 5 or even the 7. I've never had a dslr but I wanted better quality photos (than p&s) and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 205,174
Posted By derrickbwg
In my best obi-wan voice "This is not the bike...

In my best obi-wan voice "This is not the bike you are looking for, you can go about your business, move along":D
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Great news...a happy ending to a scary story. I...

Great news...a happy ending to a scary story. I have been axiously awaiting word from you on the outcome/diagnoses but didn't want to ask, rubbing salt in an open wound kinda thing. I was also hoping...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By derrickbwg
Sounded like the dinner bell to me:) The...

Sounded like the dinner bell to me:)

The gopro case is very stout and that's why it's able to take a beating like you dished out.
I mount mine upside down under my visor and can barely see the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
I got 3 different plugs/bolts in my kit in a...

I got 3 different plugs/bolts in my kit in a little bag. The one for the cylinder had a copper colored washer just like the piece that came out and matched the threads perfectly and was the correct...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
I called Justgastanks.com to pre order and they...

I called Justgastanks.com to pre order and they are in the process of revamping their KTMsection for the new 2012 models. Hopefully in a week that info will be available online was the response:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Spoke to Acerbis USA about a larger tank for the...

Spoke to Acerbis USA about a larger tank for the 500. They stated they were working on them and actually had instructions on hand explaining the install for 2012 350 models. They expected tanks here...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Nice work on hooking up the trail tech....I...

Nice work on hooking up the trail tech....I really like my vapor on my crf450x and wish I had some of that info on my exc. Glad to see you didn't do serious damage to your bike or yourself picking up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
My US exc came with the plugs. Desmogging got rid...

My US exc came with the plugs. Desmogging got rid of the backfiring and stalling on mine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
That was my concern as well. I wanted some...

That was my concern as well. I wanted some additional comfort but didn't want the wide section to interfere during aggressive riding. I called Fisher and spoke to them about my concerns. He said it...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By derrickbwg
Nice work! Great idea if you have some odd shaped...

Nice work! Great idea if you have some odd shaped items you carry in your tool roll...custom fit.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,216
Posted By derrickbwg
From other threads it appears that all GL bags...

From other threads it appears that all GL bags leak and are not waterproof but rather somewhat water resistant. Some don't mind it and pre pack their belongings in something waterproof before packing...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Congrats on the new bike! That high beam is...

Congrats on the new bike! That high beam is useless...you won't miss it..lol.

I got the opportunity to put about 30 miles on the road with mine at speed with the GPR steering stabilizer and it's...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By derrickbwg
I bet they sell thousands......once it is listed...

I bet they sell thousands......once it is listed in the Touratech catalog that is.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,440
Posted By derrickbwg
I spoke to "just gas tanks" after I bought mine...

I spoke to "just gas tanks" after I bought mine and asked if there were any manufacturers working on large tanks for the 500 exc. The short answer was yes there was interest and work being done by a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
I asked earlier what price an xcw was going for...

I asked earlier what price an xcw was going for because my dealer priced my 500 exc for the same that others wanted for the xcw, $8858.00. I also wanted to drop it by for the 1 hr valve check and he...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
I installed the cyrca probends yesterday and they...

I installed the cyrca probends yesterday and they fit very well on my 500exc. The only problem is that the weight of the bike keeps increasing with every ups delivery.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
It mounts in the forward most holes on the top...

It mounts in the forward most holes on the top triple clamp, it also slightly raises the bar height. I haven't had the chance to ride it yet but it feels better standing on the pegs in the garage:)
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Got a box of parts that had been on backorder in...

Got a box of parts that had been on backorder in and installed. The bike really needs a stabilizer, I've never used the gpr before but I'll give it a shot and see how it works vs the scotts....
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
poorly asked question, meant what was. What...

poorly asked question, meant what was.

What did you have to pay for your xcw, what was the price the dealer wanted?
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Just curious...what's the asking price for your...

Just curious...what's the asking price for your xcw?
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7,858
Views: 1,645,942
Posted By derrickbwg
Congrats Evel! How do you get any wrenching done...

Congrats Evel! How do you get any wrenching done in the garage with the Evel pinball machine?:D
It does feel pretty weak off the bottom with the stock gearing. I desmogged and went 13/48 and it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,540
Posted By derrickbwg
I grew up in Muhlenberg county riding reclaimed...

I grew up in Muhlenberg county riding reclaimed Peabody stripper pits and hills. You could find hundreds of motorcycles and atv's out riding on the weekends in the 80's. When I was in college we rode...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 164,319
Posted By derrickbwg
Got my Trail Stand in the mail a couple of days...

Got my Trail Stand in the mail a couple of days ago. Even though I tried to confuse the USPS with an abbreviated address, Steve clarified quickly and I had the stand the next day. Much more compact...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 187,108
Posted By derrickbwg
you're way off base....it was more like...

you're way off base....it was more like 13.2hp:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 187,108
Posted By derrickbwg
Sounds like Honda really messed up. If they only...

Sounds like Honda really messed up. If they only would have waited 25yrs to introduce their 198lb street legal trials type bike (TLR200) maybe it would have made it past the 2 yr production run it...
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