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Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,271
Posted By Powerslave
Farklez

It's quite simple. Buy a BMW. :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,604
Posted By Powerslave
Big Bend

I saw you guys roll into the campsite area at Big Bend! I did a ride (from ABQ, NM) n hike. I was on the Weestom. Late at night you guys walked by (I'm guessing it was you), I was in my tent NOT...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7,667
Views: 6,920,505
Posted By Powerslave
nice!

just make sure the wife doesn't find out! :rofl
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Wow indeed

Just rode xc today at pjs. Wow. Really killer really refined. Suspension set up is sweet. Gearbox is slick and tons of torque. It was windy out but bike seemed less stable than the wee in the wind....
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,359
Posted By Powerslave
Future?

Not really. Lithium is the near term brief improvement. Its going to be rechargeable metal air batteries (which are really self contained fuel cells in a way) or something with significantly higher...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,934
Posted By Powerslave
Ditto that. I ran these from Abq NM the front was...

Ditto that. I ran these from Abq NM the front was brand new while the rear had mileage from Austin Tx and some local riding. Around 800 miles on it. The front is still on the bike with lots of tread....
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,359
Posted By Powerslave
Walmart

I've had great success with Walmart batteries for cars and trucks. I'm sure it will hold up fine. what was the $, by the way? Keep your receipt as Walmart has (typically) 24 month free exchange and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,886
Posted By Powerslave
woo hoo

This is on my list for 2012 - planning on 1 month off work (again).
Would love to hear more about when to go and 2hat not to miss - I'm keeping a notebook with details etc. Looking to do new...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,248
Posted By Powerslave
Slow traffic

Slow traffic keep left. :)
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,666
Posted By Powerslave
nice viddy

Except for not knowing how to brush your teeth in the wild :huh - that was super cool. I can only imagine the work it took the get that together...thx for sharing. We went up in June - nice to see...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By Powerslave
Some people.....

Will say you should never go back there. But I would disagree. You should go back and go back often. Check out the helmets and tires and then take a shit in their sink. Do this often.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By Powerslave
Great divide trail

Isnt this trail actually called the Great Divide Trail? If I remember correctly it only follows the continental divide in NM and Colorado. Or is there another trail ?

Is this the one?...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-07-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By Powerslave
Dalton highway

FYI
Channel 205 comcast in abq "open road" program is talking about Dalton Hwy. Now.
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Our recent dealer rode it. Got this email.

Edit: Title should read local dealer not recent.
Hi Folks,
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to tell you about the great weekend we just had in Scottsdale at the Triumph Dealer meeting, and a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,374
Posted By Powerslave
Ninja 1000

$8999 buy it now on ebay Apache Junction AZ.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,730
Posted By Powerslave
Still waiting here too

If I remember it should be out later this year as 2012 model. Really looking forward to getting more details and better yet some seat time.
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Hhhmmmm

The way I read it HIS point is that you are a hoser.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7,667
Views: 6,920,505
Posted By Powerslave
Looks cold out.

Looks cold out.
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,268
Posted By Powerslave
Indeed

This little bike will do fine. I've toured 2 up through Colorado on all those fabulous roads. You might downshift here or there but in the right gear 2 up it will ACCELERATE up any hill. It's no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 645,583
Posted By Powerslave
In as well

Ride safe(ly).
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,538
Posted By Powerslave
I use

Otterbox Defender case and universal ram mount. Works well. If it really pours i tend to put my phone in my tank bag just cuz, so i've never really tested the waterproofness. But in steady rain the...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Haha

"its a dirty bike"
Classic
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,519
Posted By Powerslave
thats cool!

Like the safety wire. i was thinking of using blue locktite only in all locations. Wonder if the red is because the surface they mount to is not machined or just for general safety? As long as you...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,519
Posted By Powerslave
Dont know

but curious to see what the answers are(bump) I have bought the 4 pot calipers but not yet the kit from Blair. Curious to see if it all lines up well. I think this issues has been resolved although...
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Powerslave
No expert here

But im wondering if adjusting and syncing the throttle bodies is needed. At 12k it might be time. Might solve some of the hiccups at higher revs? Seems like you should be able to lower the idle back...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,712
Posted By Powerslave
Seriously

What's this nonsense about riding the road of bones and not bringing a waterproof jacket. Was this in response to Catterson's editorial - you know trying to make it more challenging? Personally I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,730
Posted By Powerslave
Trophy

Triumph appears to have done an excellent job "copying"' the 800. I'm thinking they will do well again. It will need to have some luxury options. I hope electronic suspension is an option ( cuz I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-30-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,190
Posted By Powerslave
Nm

Was snowing pretty good last night in Sante Fe. No snow so far in Albuquerque (1000am rain/sleet just starting to fall) If it does it should be done Fri. Weekend is clear and cold. Is windy though....
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 90,342
Posted By Powerslave
Wow!

That's killer!
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 90,342
Posted By Powerslave
I did i think

If that's the sea to skyline highway route its well worth it - although the upper portion of that road was in rough shape last June. One handed riding/picture taking not as much fun.
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,529
Posted By Powerslave
Last 3 plus some

1984 kawasaki zx 900 gpz Ninja (still have)
1994 suzuki gsx-r 750 (sold)
1999 KTM 640 Adventure (need to sell)
2003 Kawasaki kl250 super sherpa (still have) girlie's bike nudge nudge wink wink...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,498,747
Posted By Powerslave
What, no youtube clip of you going up one side...

What, no youtube clip of you going up one side and down the other on those stairs behind you. The grin on your bike tells me he/she/it was thinking about it. Nice pic.
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Talking Mixing

Merry Christmas.......Jesus loves you. :) ( rolling laugh icon goes here)
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,777
Posted By Powerslave
On its way

Mv augusta 675. Should be here soon i reckon. A more exotic triumph 675?
The worlds gone crazy. 1400 cc is the new 900cc. Middle cc bikes are just about right.

Edit: missed the all day comfort...
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,343
Posted By Powerslave
Capo v wee

Rode to AK last June. I was on my wee my buddy on his capo. We both made the trip. We both probably preferred our own bikes. Either will do. I would ride both then decide. The capo can feel like a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 50,730
Posted By Powerslave
anything new?

Anyone heard or seen more on this?
i want one...........
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 67,517
Posted By Powerslave
Crack on!

Awesome. This is gonna be good. Love the mileage and your jargon. Several great quotes already.

"If you’re right, argue the facts. Otherwise bang on the table and yell louder."

"An adventure...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 61,663
Posted By Powerslave
Almost a Valk owner

I just missed out on a 97 tourer with 19k miles for $4200. At that price I could have ridden it with a for sale sign and still made money a year later. But I know I would probably just kept it. I'll...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20,900
Views: 3,640,738
Posted By Powerslave
Wicked It would be pure mayhem.:evil

It would be pure mayhem.:evil
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,125
Posted By Powerslave
Patience grasshopper

If your not in a huge hurry, the new Triumph Trophy looks alot like the RT ( spy shots only so far). On second thought, will probably be heavier bike though. Im waiting to seemhow it ends up;...
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