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Forum: Beasts 04-09-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 35,916
Posted By slomo
So what you are saying is the dealer who is...

So what you are saying is the dealer who is wiiling to order a Tenere, and take the risk that it doesnt sell, is not entitiled to set their selling price that will make them an acceptable profit...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
I hear ya, lesser of 2 evils. I have a...

I hear ya, lesser of 2 evils. I have a correction to make: my warped rotors did not have any branding, the rims were warp9. So false alarm, my apologies.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
I bought a set of warp9 supermoto wheels for my...

I bought a set of warp9 supermoto wheels for my Wr250. Good value, except the rotors warped, twice. Ended up getting OEM rotor. Hope you have better luck with them.
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 35,916
Posted By slomo
I thought the 2014s were supposed to come with...

I thought the 2014s were supposed to come with side panels under the passenger seat, apparently not on the US models?
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 80,553
Posted By slomo
Yes, I read on the internet some guy named...

Yes, I read on the internet some guy named GrahamD bought one to ride around the world on his, :-)
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 200,723
Posted By slomo
Those bags are not 100% waterproof, and some...

Those bags are not 100% waterproof, and some owners have had problems removing them from the bike. Too bad cuz i like the lid design and no rack look when removed.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-13-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 37,620
Posted By slomo
They look nice, i like that they are symetrical,...

They look nice, i like that they are symetrical, and you dont give up luggage space due to the muffler cut out.

Have you ridden with bags loaded? Wondering if there are any ill handling effects...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 940
Views: 265,298
Posted By slomo
Good to know, thanks. Probably why you look so...

Good to know, thanks.
Probably why you look so happy in the post crash pix :-).
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 200,723
Posted By slomo
Seriously its the first time im switching it off,...

Seriously its the first time im switching it off, should I know anything about this, apart from the fact that the front wheel wants to lift off when the throttle is abruptly twisted..:wink: I will...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-05-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 940
Views: 265,298
Posted By slomo
How well do the KTM crash bars protect the...

How well do the KTM crash bars protect the bodywork in a fall?

Thx
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,108
Posted By slomo
Thanks!- keep us posted. The crash bars seems to...

Thanks!- keep us posted. The crash bars seems to offer more protection than the stock ones, and compliment the lines of the bike quite well.
Forum: Vendors 02-02-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,108
Posted By slomo
Crash Bars?

Hi There:
Any info on the crash bars pictured below, manufacturer and price?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
Sucks about you MTS. At least it broke now vs...

Sucks about you MTS. At least it broke now vs start if riding season next year.

Wait for the KTM 1190 Adventure before making a purchase decision on your next bike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 551,849
Posted By slomo
Air compressor sold too!

Air compressor sold too!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 551,849
Posted By slomo
Wow, that didn't take long- bike lift is gone.

Wow, that didn't take long- bike lift is gone.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
Orangecicle You need to buy my bike lift,...

Orangecicle

You need to buy my bike lift, with the amount of work you do on the KTM! ;-)

Central Flea Market
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21500909#post21500909
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 551,849
Posted By slomo
For sale : Handy Bike Lift $500 Standard size ....

For sale : Handy Bike Lift $500
Standard size . Includes a front wheel vise that is red, but not pictured.

Some surface rust, but otherwise in good condition

Details in dimensions and weights...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,425
Posted By slomo
Thanks to the organizers of SLAP for a well...

Thanks to the organizers of SLAP for a well organized rally. Had an excellent time.

Rode with the Iowa contingent all 3 days:

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/22/u9ata9yz.jpg

Sprout should...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,668
Posted By slomo
Visited Quito & Puerto Lopez. Great riding to be...

Visited Quito & Puerto Lopez. Great riding to be had in Ecuador- very diverse geographically.

Check out Otavalo , arts/crafts market, and side attractions nearby of Lago San Pablo, Peguche Falls...
Forum: Regional forums 03-30-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 41,230
Posted By slomo
Can JumpJet or someone else confirm if my check...

Can JumpJet or someone else confirm if my check was received? It was mailed 3/13. I'm in but would hate to show up and find no registration and t-shirt!

Thanks
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
Anyone looking for an XT225?

I have one for sale in eastern iowa, see details here....
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20753129#post20753129

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,783
Views: 551,849
Posted By slomo
2005 XT225 for sale

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20753129#post20753129
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Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,936,253
Posted By slomo
It's perfectly OK to love the GS. But if you...

It's perfectly OK to love the GS.
But if you want to start talking crap about other brands/bikes, please have the courtesy to know wtf you are talking about.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,936,253
Posted By slomo
Well if you take of your BMW rose colored glasses...

Well if you take of your BMW rose colored glasses and stop drinking their cool aid for a second, you might notice that Triumph offers cruise on their Explorer model. Plus heated seats.

Just sayin...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41,300
Views: 7,704,326
Posted By slomo
Zeta handguards and LED Protectors for sale

Anybody looking for a set of Zeta handguards with the LED protectors?
I have a set for sale......
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=11971976#post11971976

thanks
tm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
good ride

Hey everyone, that was a great ride yesterday (despite the mud).

DVDub - say hi to Gary P for me.

RJ: call Halls about leftover TE's, you may be able to get a new one for just a little over...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
IC/NL meeting place

How about meeting at the Tru Value on the corner of Dubuque & Zeller?
I'm going to be gassing up there between 9:45 and 10am, then take off for CR.

I'll be on a WR250R


tm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,287
Views: 289,695
Posted By slomo
IC/NL contingent

Hi:
Just found out about the ride on Sunday,
Anybody from the IC/NL area want to rideup together?
Not sure if 965 is still closed, there is an alternative "scenic route" via gravel north of...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,195
Posted By slomo
Thanks for shedding more light on this subject. ...

Thanks for shedding more light on this subject.
I've surmised that the cost of running a business in the US is costly.

I still find it interesting that someone like Rick can produce a similar...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,195
Posted By slomo
They may have started as Craftsmen, but the...

They may have started as Craftsmen, but the moment they choose to mass market their shocks at large volumes, a line is crossed. Craftsmen in my definition are ones who are directly involved in the...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,195
Posted By slomo
craftsmen

Thanks Rick for contributing to this topic and offering your perspective.

My rant is directed at major shock manufacturers. They have the sales volumes and ability to globally outsource...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,195
Posted By slomo
really?

I am not trying to argue - just looking for some fact based data to understand if it really costs $1000 to build a shock + profit.

You sound like you have some knowledge about mfg, so I would...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,195
Posted By slomo
why the f**k does a shock cost $1000?

so at 25k miles, the rear shock on my V-strom is shot.

I thought a new shock would cost around $500, but was surprised to find that most are near $1000.

I know that there has been some...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,988
Posted By slomo
other iowa attractions

Hey, Iowa City/Coralville is my (riding) backyard.
If you are looking for a ride excuse, try going to the "The smallest church" in Iowa in Festina, IA. It's pretty neat.

tm
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,342
Posted By slomo
Some XT accessories

Hi:
fyi, I have a Happy Trails tail rack, 1" bar risers and larger footpegs for sale, more details an photo at the flea market post:...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8,686
Views: 3,368,160
Posted By slomo
dirt tracker

Saw this at the dirt track races in Davenport, IA...
The FI was removed and replaced with carbs, must have been scary to ride on a bumpy dirt track lined with walls.......

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Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,342
Posted By slomo
120/90-18

I have done this, you have to move the axle towards the back to allow the tire to clear the front of the singarm, no clearance issues on the side of the swingarm.

I also had to buy a new chain, as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10,431
Views: 1,465,342
Posted By slomo
replacing spokes

Anybody replace 1 or more rear spokes on an XT (or other spoked wheel for that matter)? Does the new spoke just thread into the new nipple, or do you have to loosen a whole bunch of other spokes on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,931
Posted By slomo
tbird

Yes, looking forward to hearing about your ride.
Still have the V-strom, but bringing 2 XT225's to this ride.
Can't believe you sold the tbird, you'll have to change your advrider handle now!.

tm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,931
Posted By slomo
2 more

Hi Chad:
My wife and I are planning on attending the ride. Dirt road option.

Hey Stenger San:
Long time no see, glad to see you will be there.

tm
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