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Forum: Beasts Today, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 528,918
Posted By Yossarian™
A momentary off switch wired in series with the...

A momentary off switch wired in series with the ABS fuse will do the trick. Once the bike is running, hitting the switch will break the connection momentarily and disable the ABS. To re-enable, you...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,064
Posted By Yossarian™
Reading this makes me glad I no longer own a BMW....

Reading this makes me glad I no longer own a BMW.

Great bike, when it worked.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 396,452
Posted By Yossarian™
Living in an area with lower population and...

Living in an area with lower population and automobile density does have its advantages from time to time.

Our local "rush hour" may end up costing the average commuter an extra five minutes' time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By Yossarian™
Not actually bright enough to be noticed by other...

Not actually bright enough to be noticed by other drivers. They glow, they don't project, and other drivers really only notice light that is thrown at or near them.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
It needs to be done. :deal

It needs to be done. :deal
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Yossarian™
Any of the 11 - 13 will fit your 14. There are...

Any of the 11 - 13 will fit your 14. There are no differences in the exhaust system or frame.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11,297
Views: 1,255,595
Posted By Yossarian™
Switch to North Up instead of Track Up.

Switch to North Up instead of Track Up.
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,407
Posted By Yossarian™
Maybe I should sell all of the motorcycles and...

Maybe I should sell all of the motorcycles and just bum rides on my wife's scooter. After all, it gets 90+ MPG.

:D
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,407
Posted By Yossarian™
That's an interesting graph; the 2011 XC models...

That's an interesting graph; the 2011 XC models (mine is one) seem to get significantly better MPG than later years.

But there aren't a lot of data points for ANY of the model years of the XC; I'd...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,407
Posted By Yossarian™
No problems. Real-world case; I get an average...

No problems. Real-world case; I get an average of 52-55 MPG (U.S.) from my XC. Not sure what the Wee gets, but I'll bet it's an equally impressive fuel sipper.
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,407
Posted By Yossarian™
What range do you require? I get 240 miles per...

What range do you require? I get 240 miles per tank.
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,407
Posted By Yossarian™
FWIW, I have had an XC for 3+ years. No...

FWIW, I have had an XC for 3+ years.

No issues whatsoever; and as I do my own maintenance, I don't worry about dealership monkeys. I think all of the talk about reliability issues is way...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 33,022
Posted By Yossarian™
Charging mine from a computer port or my cell...

Charging mine from a computer port or my cell phone charger always gets the blue light within a couple of hours.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Sweet. I won't have to haul fuel that I won't...

Sweet. I won't have to haul fuel that I won't need.

Anyone need some MSR bottles?
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By Yossarian™
I start with the electrics: 1. Warm n Safe...

I start with the electrics:

1. Warm n Safe generation 4 jacket
2. Warm n Safe pants
3. Warm n Safe socks
4. Warm n Safe (label shows FirstGear, but they came from WnS) Ultimate Touring gloves....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Looks like I'll be dragging at least one n00b...

Looks like I'll be dragging at least one n00b with me -- so be nice!

It's the fellow who bought my KLX. I know that the bike can make it around the course just fine, as long as there is a fuel...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,120
Posted By Yossarian™
They actually clean quite easily, especially if...

They actually clean quite easily, especially if one uses a chain lube that does not fling off.

Even if the rear wheel were perpetually dirtier than the opposite choice; I would not let that be a...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21,397
Views: 3,786,474
Posted By Yossarian™
There may be a triboseat cover that fits the...

There may be a triboseat cover that fits the passenger seat.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 236,544
Posted By Yossarian™
No problem, we are really better at brewing,...

No problem, we are really better at brewing, drinking, and eating than we are at riding.

Welcome!
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By Yossarian™
Start with the easy stuff. Check all of the...

Start with the easy stuff. Check all of the fuses.
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 552,533
Posted By Yossarian™
Stepper motor suggestion

I recently performed another valve check on my XC, and of course cleaned and lubed the stepper motor area. Mine wasn't too bad, some grunge built up around the contact area, but the contact area...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 236,544
Posted By Yossarian™
http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh266/Yossarian...

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh266/Yossarian_47/misc_funny/itQeb6f_zpsb9ff1cd2.jpg (http://s258.photobucket.com/user/Yossarian_47/media/misc_funny/itQeb6f_zpsb9ff1cd2.jpg.html)


Good job...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 528,918
Posted By Yossarian™
Good solution; I'll copy your method first to see...

Good solution; I'll copy your method first to see if it works for me.

Thank you.
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 528,918
Posted By Yossarian™
I currently have the TT wire mesh headlamp guard;...

I currently have the TT wire mesh headlamp guard; I think I can probably affix some vinyl to that, just enough to extend rearward underneath the lip of the screen (Triumph touring screen) and above...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,194
Views: 528,918
Posted By Yossarian™
Accessory inquiry

Does anyone know if there is an aftermarket part that provides a "visor" or "hood" that extends forward from the top of the headlamp housing? Just an inch or so, to keep light from projecting upward...
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Yossarian™
Never had water get into my E360's.

Never had water get into my E360's.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,363
Posted By Yossarian™
U.S. = carbed Euro = EFI

U.S. = carbed
Euro = EFI
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 21,298
Posted By Yossarian™
This one fits the current motif of old school...

This one fits the current motif of old school buildings.

The directions to this tag will have the level of difficulty ratcheted up one notch.

From the last tag, this tag is 44.48 km distant in...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 21,298
Posted By Yossarian™
I realize that I have been remiss in updating the...

I realize that I have been remiss in updating the first post with a list of places that have been tagged. I'd been adding a bunch of data to the list, but for now may just put up the names. Stay...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 21,298
Posted By Yossarian™
1931 Public School, Elk City ...

1931 Public School, Elk City


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh266/Yossarian_47/ADV/PhotoTag/IMG_20140902_132217_508_zpsxrifkdkb.jpg...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Tow. Check. Glad you'll be there, Jay!

Tow. Check.

Glad you'll be there, Jay!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Sweep is good. :deal

Sweep is good.

:deal
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Nicely done, fifth. Am I going to need to...

Nicely done, fifth.

Am I going to need to bring a PLB with me? I'm betting that you guys are going to leave me buried in the sand.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4,846
Views: 236,544
Posted By Yossarian™
It's under the rider's seat. Not difficult to rig...

It's under the rider's seat. Not difficult to rig something.

But I just usually downshift. The engine really does like to rev.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
Two words. Tow. Strap.

Two words.

Tow. Strap.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 33,022
Posted By Yossarian™
You are not mistaken. One of the first things I...

You are not mistaken. One of the first things I do when connecting via BT is to ensure that the BT music volume is at 100%.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 14,958
Posted By Yossarian™
I triple dog dare ya! ...

I triple dog dare ya!

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh266/Yossarian_47/misc_funny/tdd_zps72462d7c.gif (http://s258.photobucket.com/user/Yossarian_47/media/misc_funny/tdd_zps72462d7c.gif.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,301
Posted By Yossarian™
If you ride a Harley, just pull it up next to the...

If you ride a Harley, just pull it up next to the door of the business you're frequenting. Make sure to park on the sidewalk so everyone can see your shiny chrome. Place your brain bucket on the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,297
Views: 1,255,595
Posted By Yossarian™
I first back them up using Javawa GMTK, then I...

I first back them up using Javawa GMTK, then I remove them using the Windows Control Panel to remove Programs. That takes them out of Basecamp.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-27-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By Yossarian™
Go into the Track Manager application. ...

Go into the Track Manager application.

Select the Current Track.

Select Save Track.
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