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Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By tiger seven
I have the Tusk D-Flex handguards from Rocky...

I have the Tusk D-Flex handguards from Rocky Mountain ATV. They've been on for over a year, the bikes been down a few times, they haven't budged at all and I have no complaints.
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Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,457
Posted By tiger seven
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/zulu15/e88fd2...

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/zulu15/e88fd20b-ca2a-4976-b78c-fb48aeb06f9e.jpg

I took a Firebox to Wyoming last year for three weeks of camping. Worked great and I have no complaints. Stoves...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,031
Posted By tiger seven
I saw these a few days ago at work. (I work in...

I saw these a few days ago at work. (I work in the warehouse at Motorcycle Superstore.) They seem okay, especially considering the low price. I'm not sure how durable they might prove to be as the...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,031
Posted By tiger seven
Yes. I have big dirt bike handguards on my Super...

Yes. I have big dirt bike handguards on my Super Sherpa and the Storm Industries muffs fit fine over those. Actually, with most models of handlebar muffs you need to have handguards installed or the...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,031
Posted By tiger seven
I have the ones made by Storm Industries a.k.a....

I have the ones made by Storm Industries a.k.a. corrado113. I used them all last winter, in temps down into the lower 20s, with no heated grips or heated gloves, and my hands were quite comfortable....
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,543
Posted By tiger seven
Another Arc'teryx Atom LT fan here. Warm but...

Another Arc'teryx Atom LT fan here. Warm but breathable. Very versatile. It has a nice fit that isn't so loose that it's bulky under a shell but not so tight that it's binding. I wore mine under my...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By tiger seven
Wolfman makes a set of backpack shoulder straps...

Wolfman makes a set of backpack shoulder straps that fit four different models of their tankbags and allow them to be used as backpacks. I have no experience with the backpack system, but I use...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By tiger seven
No I don't. We have hot, humid summers here and I...

No I don't. We have hot, humid summers here and I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable the boots were. I've worn them for 8-10 hours at a time and my feet have never really been hot. I wear...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By tiger seven
I've been riding in Balance Pro-Techs since...

I've been riding in Balance Pro-Techs since August. They are great and very comfortable, on and off the bike, in hot or cold weather, but NOT waterproof. They can handle some rain but not a long ride...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,928
Posted By tiger seven
I've been running in the Merrell Barefoot shoes...

I've been running in the Merrell Barefoot shoes for a few years now, happily and healthily, and they've changed my relationship with footwear. Now all my shoes and boots need a wide toe box,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,765
Posted By tiger seven
Yamaha XT250 would be my recommendation. I know a...

Yamaha XT250 would be my recommendation. I know a guy who recently got a KLR650 and was looking for a dual-sport for his very short wife. I have a Kawasaki Super Sherpa and she was considering one of...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By tiger seven
Gulf Wax (paraffin wax) has always worked well...

Gulf Wax (paraffin wax) has always worked well for me with sticky zippers. It's available in most groceries, with the canning supplies. Use it sparingly. A little goes a long way.

Derek
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
As mentioned above, they seem to draw very...

As mentioned above, they seem to draw very different prices based on location. I would say that particular bike is worth something in the $2000 to $2200 range. I bought my 2000 Super Sherpa last...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,299
Posted By tiger seven
I wear my MX453 with 100% Accuri goggles and...

I wear my MX453 with 100% Accuri goggles and they're very comfortable. No pressure on my nose. Obviously that's only a sample of one individual, and there are subjective factors involved like face...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
Hello! 120/80-18 for the rear tire will fit...

Hello!

120/80-18 for the rear tire will fit fine. Anything bigger may rub the mud flap inside the rear fender.

Derek
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By tiger seven
The Darien comes with hard shell TF3 pads in the...

The Darien comes with hard shell TF3 pads in the shoulders and elbows. There are other options available from Aerostich. You could replace them with TF2 pads, which are softer than TF3 but offer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
Here's the page from the Service Manual. It looks...

Here's the page from the Service Manual. It looks like those bolts are designated T7 in this diagram.

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y82/zulu15/supersherpa-starter.jpg

Derek
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
I tried searching through this whole thread and...

I tried searching through this whole thread and somehow missed that post. Your info at least gives me a place to start.

Thanks,

Derek
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
Can anyone who has switched to larger footpegs...

Can anyone who has switched to larger footpegs confirm what will fit (from another Kawasaki model or aftermarket) without modification? I have read that pegs for the 97-01 KX125 and KX250 should fit,...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,933
Posted By tiger seven
I have the older version of the Fiskars X7. I've...

I have the older version of the Fiskars X7. I've used it for numerous camping trips and have no complaints. It's lightweight, has proven to be durable and takes a sharp enough edge to do everything I...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
Finally got a chance to go for a ride in my MX453...

Finally got a chance to go for a ride in my MX453 today. Had the helmet on for about 3 hours, and it was very comfortable the whole time. No pressure points. No irritation. Ventilation is excellent....
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By tiger seven
I just got an MX453 last week and my 100% Accuri...

I just got an MX453 last week and my 100% Accuri goggles fit fine. I think most regular goggles would work, unless they're particularly big. There is quite a bit of room.

Derek
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By tiger seven
The Shinko 244s are certainly an excellent...

The Shinko 244s are certainly an excellent choice.

I currently have Michelin T63's on my Super Sherpa, and I'm very happy with them. Considering how knobby they are they've proven to handle very...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
My shield has the lip Phil mentioned. Shield fits...

My shield has the lip Phil mentioned. Shield fits very flush all along the bottom. I'm not noticing any distortion around the nose area. I tried reading fine print with the visor down, moving the...
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
Just got my MX453. Thanks to Atomic-Moto! :clap ...

Just got my MX453. Thanks to Atomic-Moto! :clap

First impressions:

I wear a medium in most helmets, so I got a medium MX453. Measurement wise my head is at the upper end of the medium size...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
Looks great. Thanks! Derek

Looks great. Thanks!

Derek
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
Has anyone purchased a white MX453 yet? If so,...

Has anyone purchased a white MX453 yet? If so, from where? I've checked all my usual websites and no one has them listed as currently in stock and ready to ship. Some have the white helmets shown as...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By tiger seven
I would call Aerostich and talk to someone who...

I would call Aerostich and talk to someone who handles alterations. They can do some pretty amazing stuff with customizing the fit of their gear, and may be able to add a gusset to the lower legs to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
Yes, those look like the ones I have. I got mine...

Yes, those look like the ones I have. I got mine from Rocky Mountain ATV. And, just as you mentioned, I got the orange for added visibility. My friend got the yellow. They really help make these...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By tiger seven
^^^ My recommendation as well. I bought a...

^^^ My recommendation as well.

I bought a set from Storm Industries (a.k.a. corrado113) last year and rode with them on all winter. Just took them off last week. They're fantastic! As a test I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 812,554
Posted By tiger seven
I've never seen those Acerbis handguards but I...

I've never seen those Acerbis handguards but I can confirm that the Tusk work fine. I have them on my Sherpa (with Renthal bars) and a friend has them on his Sherpa (with stock bars) and both were...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,576
Posted By tiger seven
I'd be surprised if this will fit under most...

I'd be surprised if this will fit under most jackets, even with the armor out, unless you specifically get a jacket that's oversized. As others have said it is seriously beefy, much bigger than the...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 32,264
Posted By tiger seven
Phil, are the white MX453s still due to arrive...

Phil, are the white MX453s still due to arrive here soon?

Thanks.

Derek
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,061
Posted By tiger seven
Another vote for Smartwool and Sierra Trading...

Another vote for Smartwool and Sierra Trading Post. For summer, lightweight and ultralight work great. I wear them all summer here in Kentucky with temps regularly in the 90s and high humidity with...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By tiger seven
There was some discussion of tan vs. Hi Viz...

There was some discussion of tan vs. Hi Viz Dariens here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962767

I've never seen a tan RC but I've seen tan Dariens and they seem to hold up pretty...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,576
Posted By tiger seven
I know. I didn't mean to direct that at you...

I know. I didn't mean to direct that at you personally. My apologies for the implication. I'm not trying to stir anything up and I understand your frustration. I'm just saying we're all in this...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,576
Posted By tiger seven
For what it's worth, he won't be shipping me a...

For what it's worth, he won't be shipping me a second one until sometime next week, so I doubt that will slow down your order. He said he'd be shipping them based on the order in which the original...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,576
Posted By tiger seven
I got mine today. I'm very pleased with the...

I got mine today. I'm very pleased with the product, but I think mine is too big. I just talked to him on the phone and he's cool enough to send me a smaller size so I can compare the two side by...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 42,576
Posted By tiger seven
Haven't received mine yet, but out of curiosity...

Haven't received mine yet, but out of curiosity where do you feel the shortcomings are? Materials used? Construction? Fit and finish? Just overall? Or something else?

Thanks.

Derek
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By tiger seven
No idea on the waterproofing. I left mine as is. ...

No idea on the waterproofing. I left mine as is.

As far as sizes, since they don't come in half sizes I actually went down in sizing. I wear 9.5 in most footwear and got my Balance Pro Techs in a...
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