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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-21-2015, 04:28 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
On our Alaska Trip we entered Canada North of...

On our Alaska Trip we entered Canada North of Kalispell Montana went up the Canadia Rockies through Banff and on up to Alaska and then through Glacier on the way back. You can do it all !!! :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
If you are really not comfortable with TuneECU...

If you are really not comfortable with TuneECU I'd take a day and ride east across the silly state border have it remapped and ride back.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-20-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Try to make sure you hit: 1) The "Top of...

Try to make sure you hit:

1) The "Top of the World Highway from the Yukon Territory into Alaska
2) The Denali Highway
3) The Cassier
4) Watson Lake and the Sign Post forest
5) The Robert...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy !!! It's a great ride !!!

Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy !!! It's a great ride !!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Peter As requested I am giving you guys a...

Peter
As requested I am giving you guys a heads up that I will be selling my stock 2013 Stelvio NTX wire wheels. I know both you and Leafman60 expressed potential interest in them. I'm trying to...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb Man, you nailed it !!! :clap . .

Man, you nailed it !!! :clap

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4,319
Views: 257,177
Posted By XT Traveler
Works for me. :thumbup The roads to anything in...

Works for me. :thumbup The roads to anything in the Tri County area aren't any good either. :cry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-13-2015, 04:39 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb [QUOTE=sillymike;26775690]It's a good reason to...

[QUOTE=sillymike;26775690]It's a good reason to extend it :evil


+ 1 -- Yep - The stock bash plate is pretty much just extra weight.

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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-11-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By XT Traveler
It baffles me why the Triumph didn't design their...

It baffles me why the Triumph didn't design their skidplate to cover the oil filter -- I know that you'd have to have a shorter filter or have the plate drop down a bit and that you'd have to remove...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-11-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Thanks !

Thanks !
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Thanks for the reply. According to the manual...

Thanks for the reply. According to the manual the used to be mounted on the inside top of the differential but mine is down low which would seem to make it more vulnerable to water and damage. I...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
[QUOTE=bmacneil2008;26758726]Gotta ask, why? For...

[QUOTE=bmacneil2008;26758726]Gotta ask, why? For any off road cast rims crack and wire rims have a better steering feel, at least to me. I even went and had Excels installed.....


I really use...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
If I decide to sell them you guys will be the...

If I decide to sell them you guys will be the first to know. !!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-10-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Rear wheel speed/abs sensor location

I am changing out my spoke wheels to cast wheels (finally) and noticed that the speed sensor on my 2013 Stelvio seems to be located on the lower side of the swingarm instead of the top as shown in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 17,118
Views: 10,914,879
Posted By XT Traveler
LOL -- I thought the same thing ! :D . . ...

LOL -- I thought the same thing ! :D
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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-02-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Thanks for the info ! I will contact them.

Thanks for the info ! I will contact them.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-01-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
That's very cool -- where did you get it? . ....

That's very cool -- where did you get it?
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Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-29-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
New Guzzi Dealer !!!

We have a new Moto Guzzi dealer in Ohio -- Cadre Cycles in Blue Ash/Cincinnati!!

Yea -- finally a dealer that's close to me !! -- and these are good guys too !

http://www.cadrecycle.com
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-07-2015, 03:53 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
:thumb .

:thumb


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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-05-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
I have over length WP shocks on mine I'm 6'2" and...

I have over length WP shocks on mine I'm 6'2" and don't really notice too much difffernece when on the bike . The biggest difference is that when the bike is on the centerstand then the rear wheel...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-03-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Yeah, I think the key to reducing the buffeting...

Yeah, I think the key to reducing the buffeting is breaking the "low pressure" area behind the windshield. Raking the bottom of the windshield out a bit to in effect create an air scoop should do...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 3,654,266
Posted By XT Traveler
+1 -- There is defintely a place for both form...

+1 -- There is defintely a place for both form and funtion but yeah I agree that too many of the customs are willing to sacrifice a whole lot of function.


Motorcycles are meant to be RIDDEN...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-31-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
. Thanks it does work pretty well, particularly...

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Thanks it does work pretty well, particularly if you are like me and have a general aversion to larger windshields. The setup pretty much gives me all the protection I want without being (for me)...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
. I'm 6'2" and long waisted -- the...

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I'm 6'2" and long waisted -- the stock shield really buffeted me at any height adjustment. But I didn't want the additional width and height of most of the aftermarket shields so I just...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-30-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Yep I just used a good SAE connector to hook up...

Yep I just used a good SAE connector to hook up my Garmin that way if necessary I can use it on many other electical accessories if I need to.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,319
Views: 257,177
Posted By XT Traveler
Thanks for sending -- I will send an email ASAP...

Thanks for sending -- I will send an email ASAP -- great rding out there one of my favorite places to ride !
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-26-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13,163
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Posted By XT Traveler
Enjoy !!!!!! :beer

Enjoy !!!!!! :beer
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2015, 07:09 AM
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Views: 789,684
Posted By XT Traveler
<a...

<a href="http://s1361.photobucket.com/user/Motoman01/media/IMG_0109.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1361.photobucket.com/albums/r678/Motoman01/IMG_0109.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-23-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
Probably not a bad idea and they can be made...

Probably not a bad idea and they can be made better with better shocks, front forks revalving and better springs. But in the end it will still be a 530 lb. bike with less than 5" of travel with the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-22-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
08' and later KLR fork tubes will fit in the...

08' and later KLR fork tubes will fit in the Scrambler triple trees -- by making some ccustom spacers your could make the whole front end including the 21" front wheel work. Works Performance said...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8,463
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Posted By XT Traveler
Geez what a problem a wife with really long legs...

Geez what a problem a wife with really long legs :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 73,066
Views: 6,190,484
Posted By XT Traveler
Big Block Guzzis with a good exhaust --- They...

Big Block Guzzis with a good exhaust --- They sound like a very health V-8 when they run up !:clap
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-16-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Did the Alaska trip back in 1999 on a Yamaha...

Did the Alaska trip back in 1999 on a Yamaha XT600 with three friends (one on a DR 650 and two on R100GS's). When we hit the snotty stuff north of Fairbanks on the Dalton one of my friends (JBeem)...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 3,654,266
Posted By XT Traveler
Over the years I had two of the XV920RH's. For...

Over the years I had two of the XV920RH's. For the time they actaully handled better than they had any right to. For me they were similar to riding an airhead Beemer but without the shaft drive rise...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,319
Views: 257,177
Posted By XT Traveler
John -- Congrats !! I wish I had never gotten...

John -- Congrats !! I wish I had never gotten rid of my XT600E. For me it was a much better bike than my 09 KLR 650 was. What year is it?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
Unfortunately the Scrambler does not have a 5...

Unfortunately the Scrambler does not have a 5 3/4" headlight shell it is a bastard size. So either you will have to replace the headlight shell or replace the bulb with a brighter option, cleaning...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,803
Posted By XT Traveler
Love that kind of riding !!!

Love that kind of riding !!!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-26-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
LOL -- I missed that it was your old VStrom --...

LOL -- I missed that it was your old VStrom -- duh ! :shog I need to quit scanning and start reading more thoroughly!

I had an 09' VStrom 1000 and the curves explains that bike even better. ...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-25-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13,163
Views: 1,876,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Geeze those HP and Torque curves sure are...

Geeze those HP and Torque curves sure are consistent with the seat of the pants experience --

Stock -- you feel the leaness betwen around 3500- 4500 RPM and by 5200 everything start to feel...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-24-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 22,972
Views: 7,017,328
Posted By XT Traveler
The Ducati's snatchy throttle is a turnoff for...

The Ducati's snatchy throttle is a turnoff for me. I had a Hypermotard that had an abrupt throttle transition like that and it was a real pain in tighter turns and agressive riding. I sold the...
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