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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 535,410
Posted By windblown101
Thanks for that! The modded xc with high fender...

Thanks for that! The modded xc with high fender and 8" race light looks badass! :)
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 32,913
Posted By windblown101
You mean after it slides across the asphalt and...

You mean after it slides across the asphalt and pitches over when it catches on something, right?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 535,410
Posted By windblown101
High Fender?

I've been researching the Tiger XC as a possible addition to the stable and considering mods I might want to do. I've read quite a few threads but have not seen a true high fender mount, only small...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,448
Posted By windblown101
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 140,696
Posted By windblown101
Holy crap! That's nasty. Good thing you have that...

Holy crap! That's nasty. Good thing you have that picture as part of your service record. Good luck.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29,664
Views: 1,661,393
Posted By windblown101
Just remember the golden rule! Pics or it didn't...

Just remember the golden rule! Pics or it didn't happen.

Have a great trip!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By windblown101
Hall Spring Road is a seasonal access rd....

Hall Spring Road is a seasonal access rd. Scheduled to be open from Oct1 thru the first week of January each year.

As for suitability on a GS - Should be fine, but conditions vary, as does folks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,061
Posted By windblown101
It's idle "bench racing" more than over...

It's idle "bench racing" more than over thinking.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31,854
Views: 7,792,675
Posted By windblown101
What? LOL. :)

What? LOL. :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,416
Posted By windblown101
There is no ethical, social, or financial...

There is no ethical, social, or financial obligation to wearing a helmet from my viewpoint.

If someone feels they are paying for another persons increased risk through the cost of their health...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,405
Posted By windblown101
All the pumps in Brandywine had an "Out of order"...

All the pumps in Brandywine had an "Out of order" sign on them when I was there last weekend. I was told by the gal in Foxes that they hadn't had any gas in a couple of weeks. I don't know what the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,448
Posted By windblown101
I may be completely off-base but I suspect it has...

I may be completely off-base but I suspect it has to do with insurance for the event.

I first joined the AMA just so I could attend a harescramble. However I've taken advantage of the roadside...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,448
Posted By windblown101
I may be completely off-base but I suspect it has...

I may be completely off-base but I suspect it has to do with insurance for the event.

I first joined the AMA just so I could attend a harescramble. However I've taken advantage of the roadside...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 132,321
Posted By windblown101
Nice. Took a minute for me to recognize the tag...

Nice. Took a minute for me to recognize the tag spot. Then realized I had been on that catwalk many years ago. Creative spot!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 34,703
Posted By windblown101
Guilty as charged. :) And the specs...

Guilty as charged. :)

And the specs listed should be ignored by anyone whose intended use of the bike makes them a mute point. Pretty hard to look past if you expect to treat it like a dirt...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 34,703
Posted By windblown101
Inferior? I'd say "different". When...

Inferior? I'd say "different".

When comparing the two "R" versions the spec sheet shows these primary differences that would apply to how rough things can get before one uses up the available...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 132,321
Posted By windblown101
Nicely done! I think I did mention something...

Nicely done! I think I did mention something about it being a wee bit overgrown in spots... LOL.

I still want to get back there at some point with something a bit more off-roadable to make a run...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By windblown101
If you lived close to me I would advise you to...

If you lived close to me I would advise you to dump the SE for cheap and get the 1190, and then buy your SE. :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,553
Views: 156,405
Posted By windblown101
Well then... I need to start shopping for an...

Well then... I need to start shopping for an oversized tank for the 525 in ernest! I often find myself in a search for fuel when out in that area, even on bigger bikes. I was in Brandywine WV last...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 132,321
Posted By windblown101
"A" for effort on making the grab! I often...

"A" for effort on making the grab!

I often seem to get the "which way do I go?" coin toss wrong. If I listen to the GPS it leads me astray. If I ignore the GPS and go with my gut I end up wishing...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By windblown101
I've owned three Li-ion batteries. The fact that...

I've owned three Li-ion batteries. The fact that they are so light is definitely cool! I've replaced two of them that died with regular lead acid batteries since. The other is getting a bit flaky...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By windblown101
The thread was old. The poster who brought it...

The thread was old. The poster who brought it back to life likely was running the vin on the frame posted on the auction site and stumbled across this thread. If I were the OP I'd still care.

The...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,640
Posted By windblown101
Damn... Sad to hear it wasn't recovered for the...

Damn... Sad to hear it wasn't recovered for the op. :(
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 34,703
Posted By windblown101
The manufacturers marketing departments started...

The manufacturers marketing departments started this dang mess! Slapping the term "Adventure" onto a hunk of metal with two wheels was the beginning of countless hours of debate on the subject. :lol3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,712
Posted By windblown101
If you want to stop coming in "too hot" then stop...

If you want to stop coming in "too hot" then stop charging corners. :)

I'm sure it's been said but... "Slow in, fast out". There is a place for tipping in while still on the brakes and/or judging...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,902
Posted By windblown101
In my household credit has it's place. Just not...

In my household credit has it's place. Just not with expendable/depreciating assets. I don't have enough money to be able to afford to buy a motorcycle AND pay a credit company for the privilege of...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 34,703
Posted By windblown101
Perhaps a silly question but why would you want a...

Perhaps a silly question but why would you want a 21" front wheel on this bike? KTM has already stated this bike is not intended for any serious off-road work. Seems like a 21" wheel would be taking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,448
Posted By windblown101
Signed up. Had a great time last year. Looking...

Signed up. Had a great time last year. Looking forward to another one! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 34,703
Posted By windblown101
Not what I'm looking for out of KTM but sounds...

Not what I'm looking for out of KTM but sounds like a cool highway cruncher I reckon.

Personally I'd be happier to see KTM put a little more emphasis on refinement of existing designs and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 456,796
Posted By windblown101
Orange has a nice bling factor to it but wouldn't...

Orange has a nice bling factor to it but wouldn't stay that way long if being used as designed. ;)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By windblown101
yep.

yep.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By windblown101
Floods for me. I ride twisty back roads just...

Floods for me. I ride twisty back roads just about every night on the way home from work. I'm not concerned about whats going on 1000+ yards in front of me. I care about what's going on in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By windblown101
I believe that is correct. TPS has to be...

I believe that is correct. TPS has to be adjusted at the sensor.

As an aside: I have a '13 SM-T, SAS blocked, akro exhausts with baffles in. I run my SM-T offroad quite a bit so a smooth throttle...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By windblown101
I believe that is correct. TPS has to be...

I believe that is correct. TPS has to be adjusted at the sensor.

As an aside: I have a '13 SM-T, SAS blocked, akro exhausts with baffles in. I run my SM-T offroad quite a bit so a smooth throttle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31,854
Views: 7,792,675
Posted By windblown101
^ I'm taking this guys word on that subject! :eek1

^ I'm taking this guys word on that subject! :eek1
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 92,971
Posted By windblown101
On off-road bikes I'm used to needing to pull the...

On off-road bikes I'm used to needing to pull the airfilter for maintenance after any day long ride in the dust unless I lead all day.

These socks sound like a great idea to avoid having to get...
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,602
Posted By windblown101
Riding off pavement creates situations where one...

Riding off pavement creates situations where one will occasionally dump a bike. I've gotten to the point it's basically a non-event in my mind. As mentioned speed/momentum is often your friend in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 132,321
Posted By windblown101
LOL. I'd help you out with that but as those...

LOL.

I'd help you out with that but as those who ride with me know, I rarely eat while out for a ride until the day is over (unless they ask me repeatedly "When we going to eat man?" :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,316
Posted By windblown101
OP: A rather large portion of the riding...

OP:

A rather large portion of the riding community seems to relish looking for "us versus them" distinctions. It's all rather clickish and boring IMHO.

But maybe I just feel that way becuase...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,171
Posted By windblown101
LMAO. I thought it was just the ladies that...

LMAO.

I thought it was just the ladies that got upset when someone showed up to the party with the same dress?
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