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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
Clear plastic reflects the light and for me is a...

Clear plastic reflects the light and for me is a distraction. I took it off. I might get a metal one or I may leave it stock.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9,391
Views: 559,238
Posted By ibgary
As the saying goes, " I'm clueless". ...

As the saying goes, " I'm clueless".

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By ibgary
Sorry, change of plans. Heading for Zion this...

Sorry, change of plans. Heading for Zion this Sunday. I won't be back in time.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,286
Posted By ibgary
I grew up out here. Lived in Salida, Poncha...

I grew up out here. Lived in Salida, Poncha Springs, Canon City, Montrose. After retiring I came back and live in Loveland. I like it, but the bike only gets out once or twice a month in the. I'm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By ibgary
Sounds good. I think I'll b there. 🚍🐉☝

Sounds good. I think I'll b there.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By ibgary
Hey 14 going East was a blast. 🚍🐉☝

Hey 14 going East was a blast.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By ibgary
Short trip.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/10/a155e7fe5c987031963a9ca8dc02ebc8.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
Yesterday I had the bike stall a couple of times...

Yesterday I had the bike stall a couple of times when I rolled off. I figured out the following.

When using a throttle lock, the TPS appears to not be properly calibrated if I shut the bike off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
550 miles yesterday on the Saddlemen Adventure...

550 miles yesterday on the Saddlemen Adventure Trak. 👍👍.

Lower front fender is now gone?
No falls, no dirt roads, no impact. Just gone.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
Thanks. Bike is fueled up and ready, as am I. ...

Thanks. Bike is fueled up and ready, as am I.
Yes on the offer and my bottle opener is ready.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I don't see the benefits of going to LED. ...

I don't see the benefits of going to LED. Incandescent bulbs r cheap & available. The power saving is inconsequential, (for me).

Just doesn't pass the cost benefit test for me.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Bikes are for riding not getting ass. 🐸 🚍🐉☝

Bikes are for riding not getting ass. 🐸

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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
~6,500 miles on my 14. Leaving next Sunday to...

~6,500 miles on my 14.
Leaving next Sunday to add another 8-9 k.
Force is the beer cold?

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Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17,347
Views: 2,223,534
Posted By ibgary
Filled up yesterday. 71 mpg around town. 🚍🐉☝

Filled up yesterday. 71 mpg around town.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
It is there and has two wires. I know...

It is there and has two wires.

I know because I removed it after breaking the actuator off. If any one has a spare I can use it. With the actuator missing the bike always sees the clutch pulled...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Wayne 👍👍👌 thanks. 🚍🐉☝

Wayne 👍👍👌 thanks.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Had the same issue. Fixed when the dealer...

Had the same issue. Fixed when the dealer reflashed the ECU. No repeats in about 8-9 months. Mine is also a 2014, bought it in April. Pm if u have ?s

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Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I had mine drilled out at a machine shop. 25$. ...

I had mine drilled out at a machine shop. 25$.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
My bark busters, (bought last yr) came with 2...

My bark busters, (bought last yr) came with 2 sets of inserts. I'm using them with the Pro taper bars I put on last month. It works for the BB and the Throttlemeister. I did need to get longer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Just ordered a set of Karoo 3 for the trip to...

Just ordered a set of Karoo 3 for the trip to Inuvik. I'll give an opinion when I get back.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I put on the pegs from an 800. I like. See u in...

I put on the pegs from an 800. I like. See u in a few weeks.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
I compared several 650-900 cc dual-sport bikes,...

I compared several 650-900 cc dual-sport bikes, and after about 9 months bought the G650. It does what any of the others do, for less money than most, better mpg than any (my average at 6,000 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
My bike is a 14. The pins locate the switch...

My bike is a 14. The pins locate the switch clusters not the levers.


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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
The pins don't position the levers. They...

The pins don't position the levers. They position the switch clusters.
Machine shop, 25$.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
New handlebar on order. What's the best way to...

New handlebar on order. What's the best way to re-mount the switch cluster?
Pin removal or drill holes?

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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
I ordered some New bars and took off the stock...

I ordered some New bars and took off the stock one.
One of you who has done this before please tell me, did you drill the new bar or remove the pin from the switch cluster?

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Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
I used Fuelly until I started forgetting to enter...

I used Fuelly until I started forgetting to enter fillups. I was getting 72 mpg. I'm probably light on the throttle. I was getting low 50s on my 1200 Sportster and others were complaining about...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 24,066
Posted By ibgary
Only 10? I probably have that many hammocks. I...

Only 10? I probably have that many hammocks. I also have about 400' of amsteel left on the spool.
This can be addictive. I started splicing mason line last week. Continuous loops for prusik...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Don't say topless. 🚍🐉☝

Don't say topless.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
I agree. I usually park in gear, except when I...

I agree. I usually park in gear, except when I put it in the garage. I think it just rolled off. It wasn't running and it fell about 30 seconds after I walked away.
Any subroutine on bars?
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Damn. I pulled the bike from the garage to the...

Damn.
I pulled the bike from the garage to the drive way, then closed the garage door. Went in the bed room to grab my gym bag when I heard the crunch. Fell over and bent the bar. Damn.
What is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
New bike I presume. If the dealer is near by...

New bike I presume. If the dealer is near by take it in. It will probably be gone after a hundred miles, but I'd take it in.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17,347
Views: 2,223,534
Posted By ibgary
I use a zip lock bag. 🚍🐉☝

I use a zip lock bag.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,121
Views: 699,342
Posted By ibgary
Thank you. Great description. 🚍🐉☝

Thank you. Great description.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I hope to stop in at the Rally on the way home. ...

I hope to stop in at the Rally on the way home. I expect to be passing threw near the end of July, God willing.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
Will do, I'll send a PM. I'm always willing to...

Will do, I'll send a PM. I'm always willing to detour by 60 miles for a good IPA.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I'm heading to Alaska and Inuvik on June 8th. ...

I'm heading to Alaska and Inuvik on June 8th. Leaving from Colorado. If your on the way I'd love to stop for a beer.🍻

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Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
My reserve light usually comes on around 180-190....

My reserve light usually comes on around 180-190. Occasionally just over 200. I live at about 5,000' if that makes a difference. 5,900 miles and averaging about 70 mpg.

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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,263
Views: 1,320,744
Posted By ibgary
I had this problem, as described. I don't think...

I had this problem, as described. I don't think it's the TPS, because 're-flashing the ECU fixed it. Although it was intermittent it hasn't happened since the re-flash, last fall.

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,466
Posted By ibgary
Great report. ~80 day until I leave for Inuvik. ...

Great report. ~80 day until I leave for Inuvik.

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