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Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,202
Views: 1,343,199
Posted By scgodwin
If you're not here to provide valuable...

If you're not here to provide valuable information about this bike other than "it's terrible and everyone should ride a KTM," then I guess I'm a little confused as to why you spend your time viewing...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,987
Posted By scgodwin
I'm of the same mindset right now. At least when...

I'm of the same mindset right now. At least when I get hurt in the woods I know it's no one's fault but my own :nod
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,452
Posted By scgodwin
I'd definitely recommend the Sidi SRS. They are...

I'd definitely recommend the Sidi SRS. They are less bulky than the stars, have pivot ankles (helping with walking, hill climbs, shifting, etc), and soles you can change depending on the type of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,284
Views: 1,149,688
Posted By scgodwin
They were only available in the US in 2007 sadly ...

They were only available in the US in 2007 sadly

Cheers,
Sam
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,540
Posted By scgodwin
Your videos have been fantastic in helping me...

Your videos have been fantastic in helping me improve my riding! Really working on my clutch control. Riding with a Rekluse helped me develop some of my other skills, but my clutching got terrible.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,129
Posted By scgodwin
Just found out about this from my brother-in-law....

Just found out about this from my brother-in-law. I'll definitely show up for at least the DS ride, if not the enduro as well!

Sam
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,284
Views: 1,149,688
Posted By scgodwin
Sadly it seems the oil side seal has failed, and...

Sadly it seems the oil side seal has failed, and I'm in the process of selling the bike to fund something smaller, so I'm afraid it can't wait until then.

Anything else you all would recommend...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,284
Views: 1,149,688
Posted By scgodwin
Just had my water pump shaft seals go, so it...

Just had my water pump shaft seals go, so it looks like I have a new project. I wanted to double check what parts I needed. I'm assuming I should get item 6 in this diagram, correct?...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,979
Posted By scgodwin
Can't say I'm a huge fan of wearing them for any...

Can't say I'm a huge fan of wearing them for any extended period of time on the freeway, but for just riding around town I wear them all the time due to the increased ventilation. I do opt for the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,467
Posted By scgodwin
Being a college campus, the majority are either...

Being a college campus, the majority are either sport bikes, cruisers, or scooters. My XCh tends to tower over them all

http://i1163.photobucket.com/albums/q560/scgodwin/IMAG0262.jpg?t=1377923882
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,698
Views: 1,179,926
Posted By scgodwin
I have had it a little over a month now, after...

I have had it a little over a month now, after owning the XCo for a year. Came from Utah where it had a rough life...
...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,506
Posted By scgodwin
We have a 2 post car lift in our barn, and...

We have a 2 post car lift in our barn, and whenever we need to work on the bikes we just run a couple 2x8 boards between the sides under the skid plates on the bikes. Just as a safety precaution we...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,354
Posted By scgodwin
I ordered a clamp set for my Xco recently, and...

I ordered a clamp set for my Xco recently, and Paul did an excellent job answering my questions. There was a slight mix-up in the order in my being sent the wrong top clamp, but as soon as I emailed...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By scgodwin
My set of Icon Twenty-Niners really didn't hold...

My set of Icon Twenty-Niners really didn't hold up to my expectations. After about 1000 miles they were falling apart, and they ripped open after the bike decided to take a nap on a gravel road....
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,099
Posted By scgodwin
I'll add my support for the Radians...

I'll add my support for the Radians do-it-yourselfers. I use them at work, on the bike, and whenever I go shooting. As far as noise levels, I didn't notice a difference between those and disposables,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7,284
Views: 1,149,688
Posted By scgodwin
I know it's been done multiple times on the XCo,...

I know it's been done multiple times on the XCo, and I would guess on the XC as well. Fairly straight forward, but you will have to tap your bar ends from M6 to M8. If you have any questions, HDB...
Forum: Trials 06-27-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By scgodwin
JT25 Questions

I'm looking at getting into trials to help improve my motorcycle control skills, and also the pure enjoyment I am sure it will bring me. I don't think I will be competing, but am open to the idea a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
Ya know, Snooker, I never really bothered to pay...

Ya know, Snooker, I never really bothered to pay attention to your preaching about the dangers of acrylic windscreens before, but I dropped the XCo on a gravel road today and the screen snapped in a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-16-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 13,224
Posted By scgodwin
I'll be 20 in October. Riding an '09 XCo now but...

I'll be 20 in October. Riding an '09 XCo now but am looking to move to an 800gs soon :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17,821
Views: 1,173,747
Posted By scgodwin
Speaking of the other man in the hospital, my...

Speaking of the other man in the hospital, my brother would like to visit him when he gets up and moving. Does anyone happen to know his room number? Or perhaps his full name so my Malhon can find...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17,821
Views: 1,173,747
Posted By scgodwin
Surgery went well! He has a rod from his knee to...

Surgery went well! He has a rod from his knee to his ankle, but is missing 5-6 cm of bone where the truck bumper pressed his leg against the bike. He will be going back into surgery in another 6...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17,821
Views: 1,173,747
Posted By scgodwin
He is actually going into surgery in about 10...

He is actually going into surgery in about 10 minutes to get a rod in his bone. He will just match my mom, who has an ankle of metal from a horse accident years ago
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17,821
Views: 1,173,747
Posted By scgodwin
I'm not sure, but I would imagine so. I've only...

I'm not sure, but I would imagine so. I've only gotten one quick call from my parents between classes. I'll let you know when I find out more.

EDIT: I just found out he is being moved to the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17,821
Views: 1,173,747
Posted By scgodwin
I know my brother (godwinmt) frequently posts in...

I know my brother (godwinmt) frequently posts in this forum, so I thought I would let everyone know what I just learned. Apparently, he was riding with some friends and a guy pulled out in front of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
I went for a ride this weekend with a mixture of...

I went for a ride this weekend with a mixture of 70+ highway and slower curvy/gravel roads. My light came on around 80 miles, and it took 1.6 gallons (about 50mpg). Next tank was more 60+ highway,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,274
Posted By scgodwin
Yes this is definitely Hawkeye country here. Just...

Yes this is definitely Hawkeye country here. Just makes it more fun walking around town in my Cyclone shirts :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,104
Views: 377,274
Posted By scgodwin
Hey everyone! I've been lurking this site for...

Hey everyone! I've been lurking this site for many months now, so I suppose it's finally time to check into my regional forum. I'm Sam, and am an 18 y.o. student at ISU, so the majority of the year...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
Not sure if they are the same, but my dad's 650...

Not sure if they are the same, but my dad's 650 Dakar will still turn over when the side stand is down and the bike is in gear. Took him a bit to figure that one out :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
Thanks! I'll give this a try with some new pics. ...

Thanks! I'll give this a try with some new pics.

http://i1163.photobucket.com/albums/q560/scgodwin/IMAG0026.jpg


I've also been looking for handguards that will fit with the current windshield...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
It was originally for sale for $4500 on CL....

It was originally for sale for $4500 on CL. Offered $4250 and the seller didn't hesitate to take it... There was also one for sale locally with 10k miles, and they wanted $5600. However, it had...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
Well, I got the XCo home Sunday night. '09 with...

Well, I got the XCo home Sunday night. '09 with 12.3k miles, windscreen, and SW Motech crash bars w/ pegs. I'll just post a link until I figure out the picture posting here.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,360
Views: 1,428,297
Posted By scgodwin
I suppose it is about time I join this thread....

I suppose it is about time I join this thread. I've graduated from the Dr200 I've been riding, and am picking up an '09 XCo this weekend. Pics will come when it makes it home. I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,825
Posted By scgodwin
Just ordered mine. Best of luck to you, Team TCB,...

Just ordered mine. Best of luck to you, Team TCB, and the Race for the Wounded!

Sam
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