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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By the_doc
Sold a couple bikes on CL. Generally...

Sold a couple bikes on CL.

Generally speaking, we come to an agreement on price assuming all is well with the bike. Then after the greenbacks are presented to me on the day of purchase they have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 69,667
Posted By the_doc
Snagged the tag this evening when I went out for...

Snagged the tag this evening when I went out for a little evening cruise:

Shoe (Sex) Tree:
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/dr_starcraft/Explorer%20XC/IMG_3103_zps0ef1jmau.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
You did the name tags again right? I added it to...

You did the name tags again right? I added it to my lonely other Meet and greet tag for a collection of 2. Haha, not as hard core as those that have the full set of 3 tags!

Thanks for creating...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,605
Posted By the_doc
That's awesome, way to make that happen! :clap

That's awesome, way to make that happen! :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Congrats! Looks like those bags have plenty of...

Congrats! Looks like those bags have plenty of real estate to load up with STICKERS! =]
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Glad you guys made it back. Thought you might be...

Glad you guys made it back. Thought you might be spending the rest of the trip at the laundromat feeding quarters into the dryers!

Raco is a pretty neat place to visit. I may be guilty of a take...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Great weekend! Nice to meet some of you, and...

Great weekend! Nice to meet some of you, and Nice to see some of you again. Overall the weekend was a little soggy, but at least the beer drinking hours didn't get rained out :freaky

Great pics...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,605
Posted By the_doc
Well after a handful of drunken discussions about...

Well after a handful of drunken discussions about IBA rides this past weekend at the Michigan Spring Fever ride, I see that a bunch of the same inmates are planning to do this ride. I'm subscribed...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Anyone that has arrived... (or Batman) Is...

Anyone that has arrived... (or Batman)

Is the campground cash only?
Forum: Australia 05-08-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,786
Posted By the_doc
Still digging the latest installment. Nice work...

Still digging the latest installment. Nice work again!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Fixed your post for you! :wink:

Fixed your post for you! :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Hey Batman is there any shelter from the rain via...

Hey Batman is there any shelter from the rain via pavilion or any structure that would accommodate a group of people on the proposed grounds?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
.... Might be using up all the nice sunny weather...

.... Might be using up all the nice sunny weather this weekend =/

Looks great out there right now
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-30-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Welcome to the party

Welcome to the party
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By the_doc
Battery tender version has been a trooper for me...

Battery tender version has been a trooper for me over last season. Used it keep my phone / coms charged up on multi day trips without issue. I leave it plugged in and sometimes even charge my...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,584
Views: 280,202
Posted By the_doc
Thought I'd chime in on the Old Version fit,...

Thought I'd chime in on the Old Version fit, before the discussion completely switches to the new version

5'11, 215lb, "American Build" (Read: Beer gut)
wear large t-shirts, and 34 levis, with a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-basic/po...

http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-basic/popcorn.gif (http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys.php)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
(Not sure why it won't let me actually quote...

(Not sure why it won't let me actually quote you... but you get the idea)

Nice website! Anyway to preview some of your Tracks for the UP adventure rides you list on the site? They sound like a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-09-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
I pulled mine out with a pair of needle-nose...

I pulled mine out with a pair of needle-nose after I got home from the first time I tried to fuel it after the day I bought it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Where do the market labeled 1200cc "Adventure"...

Where do the market labeled 1200cc "Adventure" Bikes fit in? =] I doubt those could stay the same course as the XR650L you have listed in your profile, unless you are riding something else.

Alas...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 69,667
Posted By the_doc
you guys are brave, out on those dirt roads! My...

you guys are brave, out on those dirt roads! My road still had lots of ice on it! :cry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-16-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Mine was in for a long time, but it was mostly...

Mine was in for a long time, but it was mostly waiting on parts rather than lack of wanting to work on it. I think that's the bigger time sink
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-04-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Lol, awesome :clap

Lol, awesome :clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
BTW ~220lbs with riding gear ~30% 2-up...

BTW

~220lbs with riding gear
~30% 2-up riding with a 130ish rider with gear
~50-60% of the time full camping load (Beer is heavy)
~Camping load is hard to estimate... but with tools and such......
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-30-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Absolutely overpriced. I agree, they seem to be...

Absolutely overpriced. I agree, they seem to be only place to get an off the shelf solution.

I was mainly looking at the $1100 dollar option, to have more of a preload adjustment. And get a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By the_doc
+1 for Durelle. thats where I got mine ...

+1 for Durelle. thats where I got mine

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a270/dr_starcraft/Explorer%20XC/IMG_2531_zps83c6ff34.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-29-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Has anyone pulled the trigger on the Touratech...

Has anyone pulled the trigger on the Touratech Rear Shock/spring setup? It looks pretty slick:

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/3525/Triumph-Tiger-Explorer-1200-Shocks-Suspension

I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,211
Posted By the_doc
Not sure I trust you drunks to NOT finish them on...

Not sure I trust you drunks to NOT finish them on Thursday night!

..... I won't be up until Friday night.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Also got the Side stand letter the other day. ...

Also got the Side stand letter the other day.

Good thing its winter here, bikes been in the shop for the Head upgrade for quite some time
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,623
Posted By the_doc
Great pictures. Looks like a sweet trip - there...

Great pictures. Looks like a sweet trip - there is so much to see up in Yoop. Thanks for sending that track!
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By the_doc
Call KLiM and ask them what to do

Call KLiM and ask them what to do
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,623
Posted By the_doc
Thanks, I'll send a PM with my e-mail address. ...

Thanks, I'll send a PM with my e-mail address. I've done a couple trips through the UP following some of Cannonshots routes (as much as I can). Other peoples wanderings are good info for future...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,623
Posted By the_doc
Looks like a fun trip. I'd be interested in your...

Looks like a fun trip. I'd be interested in your lower penn tracks. Always looks for the best way to get up North while avoiding the main roads
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-27-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
2-UP.... Rear preload on clicked all the way up,...

2-UP.... Rear preload on clicked all the way up, and fully loaded it's still a bit weak. I ride full preload solo.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Yea, that's probably a smart choice if you do a...

Yea, that's probably a smart choice if you do a lot of commuting. Obviously the DREAM is to have another set of wheels and discs with street tires for the week, and Knobbies for the weekend!

:deal
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Unfortunately no, I went straight from stock...

Unfortunately no, I went straight from stock tires to these. I have to admit the primary reason I went with these v. the K60s was all the horror stories about k60s being crappy in the rain. I've...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Yes they are. Yellow Stripe (Dakar) Version ...

Yes they are. Yellow Stripe (Dakar) Version

I was happy to have them in more than a few places
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Time to Lighten the Thread up a bit? :1drink ...

Time to Lighten the Thread up a bit? :1drink

Some pics of the Explorer Tearing it up in the Upper Peninsula Michigan this past summer. "Mighty Mac" (Bridge) in pic #1 for proof. Did about a 1000...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
I agree with this. Just monitor it as you put...

I agree with this. Just monitor it as you put miles on it. If it starts to develop a louder tick, or whatever you want to call it just mention it to your service guy the next time you have it in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 1,093,652
Posted By the_doc
Had my bike in for the 10k service at Triumph...

Had my bike in for the 10k service at Triumph Detroit (Michigan). I mentioned it to my mechanic to have a good listen when we was working on it. Called me back and said my bike is a candidate for...
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