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Forum: Beasts 05-13-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 142,116
Posted By Tagnahoor
Laugh Madstad

I had the large Triumph screen with an MRA X-screen, which combined was quieter than stock. However I was still unhappy with the remaining wind noise and buffeting. My Sunday rides are also many...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,848
Posted By Tagnahoor
Thumb I'd buy it again

I'd buy the XC again, but I think I'd skip the Triumph farkles and buy after market stuff. Mine handles great. Much better than my 848 handled, but not as sharp as my Tuono. Over frost heaved roads,...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,080
Posted By Tagnahoor
All day long

I've done the 1000 and the 1500 mile Iron Butt rides, and I'm doing the 2000 and 3000 this summer on my XC. This might be my all time favorite bike. I just added two D2 led driving lights for those...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 49,848
Posted By Tagnahoor
Yes, best decision I've made in a long time....

Yes, best decision I've made in a long time. Bought it this year.
Best bike I've ever owned, and I've had bikes since 1978.
I have over 9200 miles/14,000KM with no problems.
I've started doing...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By Tagnahoor
Dirty wheels

I was thinking about having complete, quickly swapable wheels shod with DOT dirt tires ready to go, but buying the complete wheels, cush drive, with disks and ABS stuff from Triumph is well over...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
left mirror replacement?

Anybody have a left hand mirror or can recommend a left hand replacement? I went down on wet trolley tracks, got away with bruised ribs and a spectacularly bruised left calf (where the bike landed,)...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Hey Seth -- Nicely done! You really captured the...

Hey Seth -- Nicely done! You really captured the ride.
I used to do some videos and I tried to focus on getting a lot of hits on youtube. I'm out of that now and I don't care if anyone looks at them...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Ahhh! I guess I need to make some friends and...

Ahhh! I guess I need to make some friends and start working out. In the meantime, I'll just go buy more hacksaw blades...:wink:
But seriously, the tank is awesome and the feet-off-the-ground range...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Maybe we got different tanks. Maybe mine wasn't...

Maybe we got different tanks. Maybe mine wasn't for a XRL, but, I tried pressing the tank on and could not do it. Definitely could not. I don't know how strong you are, or maybe you finally put that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
I normally do 300-600 mile days on the weekend,...

I normally do 300-600 mile days on the weekend, depending on how much dirt I do, so a 2.5 hour ride is just a hellish tease for me. I also did the Trans-Labrador highway on my XRL with the stock seat...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Hell, I think he could BUILD a freakin' bike in...

Hell, I think he could BUILD a freakin' bike in the time it takes me to change a tire...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Laugh Good video Spud, thanks! I'll give the BB a try,...

Good video Spud, thanks! I'll give the BB a try, promise. I guess I don't use it because I like to curse.

My wife called while I was watching this. She asked "Whatcha doin?"
I replied "Watchin'...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
MEFO after 4500 miles

This is the MEFO Explorer rear after 3700 paved miles, plus over 1000 miles of dirt, clay, gravel, stones and mud.
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Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Ready for winter, stator or not

Well, now that the stator upgrade has been shown to not be so effective, I guess that I'm ready for winter! Using Turbo City bars, I put on a Madstadt adjustable windscreen, which provides a good...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
I bought a bead buddy too, but I've never needed...

I bought a bead buddy too, but I've never needed it. It sits in the unused tools toolbox box now...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Thanks FlyingWombat! And it is a great write-up...

Thanks FlyingWombat! And it is a great write-up on changing the stator and rectifier by the way...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
The State of Stators

I have a 2008 XRL. I live in Boston and I ride in the winter. I'm planning on giving the Gerbing electric clothing a shot because I want to ride farther/warmer than my multiple layers allow.
At 100%...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
timid?!?!?!?

timid?!?!?!?
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
MEFOs are Nice Tires

Lots of different opinion about tires. I probably ride about 90/10 highway/dirt.
I don't write reviews often. I kinda think a lot of the time that people are just excited that they've made a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Just back from the Trans-Labrador Highway on the XRL

Ride report is in "Ride Reports" (I'm sneaky that way.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=16448153#post16448153
The XRL worked great. Changed oil once on Newfoundland. I had an Acerbis...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tagnahoor
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Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tagnahoor
We just got back from the trans-lab. I was on my...

We just got back from the trans-lab. I was on my Honda XR650L, which survived just fine. The rear rack sheared or just plain lost the mounting bolts (2 gallons of gas and 10lbs of tools was too...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By Tagnahoor
On the Trans Lab now

3 of us are on the trans lab now. I'm on an xr650L and we've gone clockwise Quebec to Port Hope Simpson in 3days. Seems much easier than the older ride reports as more of this highway is freshly...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Acerbis 5.8 gallon gas tank on a 2008 XR

I have one too from www.justgastanks.com. Even wringing it out (haha) on backroads I get over 47 mpg. I went 220+ miles the other day and had well over a gallon left, and had not hit reserve yet....
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
30 second vid

Nice little ad!
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
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Forum: Vendors 04-23-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,365
Posted By Tagnahoor
I just put vanpelt999's cooler on. Easy enough...

I just put vanpelt999's cooler on. Easy enough with his good instructions. Everything fits, nothing leaks and after the engine has run a bit you can feel the skidplate heat up as he designed it to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
AWESOME! This is perfect! Thanks!

AWESOME! This is perfect! Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Longer cables

I have Rox Risers and just added the Acrebis 5.8 tank and really need a longer clutch cable when turned at full right lock. Anyone have any recommendations?
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,131
Posted By Tagnahoor
Rev-It! Support

Also, Rev-It! support is now awesome and a huge improvement over a couple of years ago. They stand by their products and will work really hard to keep you as a customer. I'll buy from Rev-It! again!
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,131
Posted By Tagnahoor
Cold weather Cayenne Jacket and pants

I'm in Boston and got a new Cayenne jacket and pants last fall. I've ridden through the winter, with temperatures in the teens and have been very comfortable with just two layers of thermals and no...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
If you find a solution, I'd be interested. The...

If you find a solution, I'd be interested. The peg position on the XR baffles me.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
I put one of Cigar Mike's centerstands on and it...

I put one of Cigar Mike's centerstands on and it sure makes working on the bike easy. http://www.cigarmikes.com/2010/01/xr650l.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
I put an Odyssey 310 in. Some modification to the...

I put an Odyssey 310 in. Some modification to the connections is needed, but even ham-fisted me can do it. The Odyssey is more expensive, but I liked the specs....
Forum: Vendors 10-16-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,365
Posted By Tagnahoor
Complete cooler with push on style hose ready to...

Complete cooler with push on style hose ready to go on the bike $230.00+ shipping

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs550.ash1/32088_121238064567959_100000452974101_217917_5158047_n.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Stock controls went right on. The 1 1/8 bar is a...

Stock controls went right on. The 1 1/8 bar is a tapered bar. Bigger in the middle and still 7/8's at the ends. I didn't need longer cables, plus once I got used to it, I felt it handled better and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
2 in Rox risers and you can rotate them slightly...

2 in Rox risers and you can rotate them slightly forward. That does some good things in letting taller folk stand up on the bike, and it seems to make the bike less prone to the "wiggles" when you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
You're wrong. :eek1

You're wrong. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Thanks -- I'll look into that during install. I...

Thanks -- I'll look into that during install. I check the valves often enough that I'd see that coming.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 74,794
Views: 7,854,713
Posted By Tagnahoor
Fantastic! Thanks!

Fantastic! Thanks!
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