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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,160
Posted By XR-TEX
For me it's 2 rear to 1 front. I had a dunlop...

For me it's 2 rear to 1 front. I had a dunlop that was showing the belt after only 1000 miles. Turns out my tire guage was very inaccurate. I was over inflating right at 10 psi. With proper inflation...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,391
Posted By XR-TEX
I knew I wanted a motorized bike from a very...

I knew I wanted a motorized bike from a very early age. After endless pestering my dad came home with a 3 HP mini-bike in the back of his truck. It had lights, disk brakes, front and rear suspension,...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 25,384
Posted By XR-TEX
Attended the Moto GP today with my boys. Traffic...

Attended the Moto GP today with my boys. Traffic out of the event was problematic to say the least. It was the same deal when TMS opened.
It takes several events to iron out the wrinkles and get the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,128
Posted By XR-TEX
No pics on this 'puter but I love my '96 Trophy...

No pics on this 'puter but I love my '96 Trophy 900. Changed out the coils and did have fuel valve issues. Hate the stock seat tho. Would gladly trade it for a corbin as the wife very rarely rides...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 874,309
Posted By XR-TEX
This thing has turned into a "locked up abroad"...

This thing has turned into a "locked up abroad" episode.

Free Alex Now!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,761
Posted By XR-TEX
Only thing I need to change is the seat. I gotta...

Only thing I need to change is the seat. I gotta get off of it after about
1 1/2 hrs or so. Otherwise I love it.

Oh yeah and the carbs have to be removed to change the air filter.WTF...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,761
Posted By XR-TEX
I traded a new but damaged self-contained A/C...

I traded a new but damaged self-contained A/C unit for this Triumph.
Came with all the hard bags, 3 extra windshields & 2 Shoei helmets.
The A/C unit was freight damaged and was repaired but I had...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By XR-TEX
The dog I have now was left in the back of my...

The dog I have now was left in the back of my pick-up while I was getting
a sammich at Subway. Just deposited a puppy back there and fled the scene. Probably just a week old puppie...Unbelievable.
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,671
Posted By XR-TEX
Thanks for posting this. I was unaware of it's...

Thanks for posting this. I was unaware of it's existence.

Kudos for getting muddy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By XR-TEX
I was involved in a car accident a couple years...

I was involved in a car accident a couple years ago.
The drivers of two other vehicles were being loaded into an ambulance.
Medics on scene were trying to talk me into going to the hospital.
I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,977
Posted By XR-TEX
Like it's been said, For my sanity. I need to...

Like it's been said, For my sanity.
I need to be away from phones and people sometimes.
The bike and an I-Pod is heaven to me. I don't ride to work
as I have a company vehicle. I live for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,920
Posted By XR-TEX
2007 Rode thru Mother Neff State Park. The first...

2007 Rode thru Mother Neff State Park. The first state park in Texas built in the 30's (IIRC). Park had been flooded 5 months previously and had been under about 20' of water. Had just recently...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,889
Posted By XR-TEX
I order tires from motorcycle superstore. Good...

I order tires from motorcycle superstore. Good prices and free shipping.

Always had good luck with bike bandit until last month.
Ordered a color matching left turn indicator.
Got shipped wrong...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,547
Posted By XR-TEX
Jeebers

This thread is awesome.:clap
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,771
Posted By XR-TEX
My oldest son spent a year in Beijing working on...

My oldest son spent a year in Beijing working on the new US Embassy. The employees were forbidden to drive a cage or a bike.
He had a bicycle for a while but it was stolen. Probably for the better.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
I've seen that go bad with dirtbikes pulled with...

I've seen that go bad with dirtbikes pulled with a quad too.

Somebody stop me if they catch trying that.

Emergency use only with that shit.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
Replace battery > check Buy Charger > check...

Replace battery > check
Buy Charger > check
Bike Starts > check
Ride off at 7pm > check
Back at 10:30 > check

It was very nice riding tonite. Not too buggy even!

Thanks for the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
Nope, Didn't check it with battery still on bike....

Nope, Didn't check it with battery still on bike.
I'll just go buy a new battery. I have no idea how old this one is.
I got the bike last Sept. Can't find or figure out the date code on it.
Seems...
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
Ok , I just tried to jump it and got nothing. ...

Ok , I just tried to jump it and got nothing.
Got lights and blinkers but no horn.
Pulled off battery and checked it with volt meter , Reads 12v ?
Can hear starter relay clicking. Battery looks...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,623
Posted By XR-TEX
My '96 Triumph is a thirsty machine it seems. I...

My '96 Triumph is a thirsty machine it seems. I have nver gone dry
but about 200 miles is my limit before I chicken out and fill up.

I am using regular unleaded fuel. Are you guys using that or...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
Thanks for the replies folks. I'll give it...

Thanks for the replies folks. I'll give it another jump with the truck.
The last time I did it , The truck was not running. I didn't feel like it needed to be just to start a bike. Battery may...
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By XR-TEX
Approach with caution ! Could be trouble :D

Approach with caution ! Could be trouble :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,463
Posted By XR-TEX
Battery dead / ok to jump with my truck?

Battery went down on my Triumph. It's happened before and I simply jumped it off with my truck. I read where that's a bad idea so I am
asking before I do it again. I only have it hooked up long...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-13-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 12,494
Posted By XR-TEX
Can't believe I just found this thread..

Checking in from Waco.Native Texan here moved to Waco 3 1/2 years ago.Liking it here in Wacko. Lotsa bikes around these parts.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,708
Posted By XR-TEX
[quote=BBQer]I know a lot of people shite all...

[quote=BBQer]I know a lot of people shite all over the looks but.......

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j187/BBQer/stonington.jpg


I like those looks my man. Beautiful bikes those are. :tb
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,708
Posted By XR-TEX
I am living in Wacko , er...I mean Waco. I've had...

I am living in Wacko , er...I mean Waco. I've had the Trophy since last
September and been exploring the upper Texas hill country when I can.
Gotta go down a lotta straight roads to get to the good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 29,708
Posted By XR-TEX
'96 Trophy

http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd90/xbarfhaterx/DSCF0044.jpg
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,164
Posted By XR-TEX
Bio Wheelie :wink:

Bio Wheelie :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,290
Posted By XR-TEX
Hey, Nice report. Some day...Alaska!

Hey, Nice report.
Some day...Alaska!
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,292
Posted By XR-TEX
That was awesome David! Thank You :clap

That was awesome David!
Thank You :clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,571
Posted By XR-TEX
Thanks for the report and pics Erik.

Thanks for the report and pics Erik.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,365
Posted By XR-TEX
Nice commute there Shawn. Thanks for posting

Nice commute there Shawn.
Thanks for posting
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By XR-TEX
Take a look

BikeBandit linky
Maybe you can find it here...

http://houseofmotorcycles.bikebandit.com/parts/Honda/XL250R/1987/188124
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By XR-TEX
Ditto on the Bummer...

Get Well Soon
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By XR-TEX
Thats alot of good info ibafran , Sounds as...

Thats alot of good info ibafran , Sounds as though you had to learn a couple things the hard way. I'm glad I have this resource of
knowledgeable folks like yourself to lean on in a crisis.

I owe...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By XR-TEX
Thank you Lori, Did that & getting some help...

Thank you Lori, Did that & getting some help there.
Not a very busy site over there tho.
I will make out with some patience hopefully.
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By XR-TEX
Triumph help needed here...

Proud new owner of a '96 Trophy 900. Picked it up wednesday and have ridden 275mi. so far.

Parked on side stand last nite for first time. This morning fuel puddle under bike. There is no "off"...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By XR-TEX
Back on the street

after a 20+ yr street bike lay-off. Last big street bike was a CB750 and it was an early eighty's something. I've still been riding but it has been all dirt riding with my sons and friends. Both...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,503
Posted By XR-TEX
That was very cool!!! Good Job on that ride...

That was very cool!!!
Good Job on that ride Amigo.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2007, 11:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,863
Posted By XR-TEX
Great stories for sure. God Bless and Heal You!...

Great stories for sure.
God Bless and Heal You!

Nice report! Take us with you next time as well.
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