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Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,599
Posted By Bappo
I had a dyna Fat Bob with shield and bags and it...

I had a dyna Fat Bob with shield and bags and it sucked for long distance compared to either my Roadster (similarly equipped) or my roadking. All three are gone now.

A consistant issue I had with...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,339
Posted By Bappo
Road King to 2012 Super Tenere. Only 40k miles on...

Road King to 2012 Super Tenere. Only 40k miles on her so far:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,010
Posted By Bappo
There is a $70 bounty on Coyotes in Utah, none in...

There is a $70 bounty on Coyotes in Utah, none in Idaho. I know someone who is killing them in Idaho and driving to Utah for his prize.

Not ME!

They are treated as a varmint in these parts.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 95,611
Posted By Bappo
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,966
Posted By Bappo
Around here it is the day that ice stays on the...

Around here it is the day that ice stays on the road. Usually already happened but we are having great weather this fall so who knows when.

Last year I drug out my Super Tenere in January as...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bappo
I have Yamaha sidecases and a Jesse topbox. Get...

I have Yamaha sidecases and a Jesse topbox. Get Jesse's. No comparison.
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 152,145
Posted By Bappo
I think this bike will look great with a Russell...

I think this bike will look great with a Russell saddle, Jesse panniers, and a 5 gallon aux tank on the back.

Oh and a Baja Designs Onx lightbar in the headlight gap.

Just sayin'
Forum: Racing 11-02-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,355
Posted By Bappo
Seems that Saxby Kesalowski got the worst of that...

Seems that Saxby Kesalowski got the worst of that little tiff with tiny Jeffe. Oh and if you watched a little further in it was Harvick that lit the match by jumping on Brad first:rofl
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,282
Posted By Bappo
Trollololo! 36,000 miles on a 2012 here....

Trollololo!

36,000 miles on a 2012 here. Every tank full calculated. Lowest 35.1 mpg ripping across Texas fully loaded. Best 62 mpg in and around Yellowstone NP. Average 46.8 mpg.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,322
Posted By Bappo
And Idaho. I have 2 quads. Both serve...

And Idaho.

I have 2 quads. Both serve purposes not possible on a bike and one is street legal/plated.

Both get between 60 and 80 miles on a tank so 15 - 20 mpg? Silly for a trip. Heck we all...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,301
Posted By Bappo
For those non Tenere owners who insist that the...

For those non Tenere owners who insist that the pig is too heavy and too fat to ride off road watch the video in the link
http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=13464.0

I would trade in...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,859
Posted By Bappo
Baja Designs has a nice lightbar with a few moto...

Baja Designs has a nice lightbar with a few moto specific kits. The Onx on my Tenere fit perfectly and lights up the world!
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,920
Posted By Bappo
Another option is to go to snowmobile gloves? I...

Another option is to go to snowmobile gloves? I have a pair of Motofist gauntlet gloves that are waterproof and have 40 insulation on the palms and 150 on the back. Very comfy and warm with heated...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Bappo
Klim snowgear is everywhere! Moto not so much....

Klim snowgear is everywhere! Moto not so much. Thankfully I live about 5 miles from their headquarters. gotta spend my money somewhere I guess.

I like the Badlands pants more than the Latitude....
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Bappo
I have both, am the same waist size as you with...

I have both, am the same waist size as you with the requisite 54 year old gut. Latitude 38 and Badlands 40.

Both are baggy in the legs; They are designed that way. I believe they are on the exact...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,267
Views: 214,086
Posted By Bappo
I wonder when we start seeing these with aux fuel...

I wonder when we start seeing these with aux fuel tanks, aux lighting, RDL saddle, and all the other Ironbutt farkles?
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,096
Posted By Bappo
Not that the frenchy's needed him but no Musquin?...

Not that the frenchy's needed him but no Musquin?

No Roczen?

And a Scotsman on the English team? Er, GB team?:D
Forum: Beasts 09-28-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By Bappo
Twin Falls has a good Yamaha dealer, not sure...

Twin Falls has a good Yamaha dealer, not sure what they have in stock since it is now snowmobile buying season.

Any of the 650's would be good IMO.

Oh and take the Idaho STAR course first....
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By Bappo
I have a Baja Designs lightbar under the...

I have a Baja Designs lightbar under the headlights on my Super Tenere for blasting the deer and moose out of the way at night. It has 2 floods and 2 spots and is VERY bright.

Down lower and...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,279
Posted By Bappo
I got 10k miles out of my rear China Tourance...

I got 10k miles out of my rear China Tourance this year. Replaced with a Germany Tourance Next and riding will be similar so it will be interesting to see the difference. My Germany Tourance front...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5,627
Views: 1,117,158
Posted By Bappo
Funny story. Was at Rexburg Motorsports...

Funny story.

Was at Rexburg Motorsports (Idaho) today and they had a low miles 700x sitting there for $3kish. Went over to get a closer look and started noticing scratches about everywhere. Not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 116,162
Posted By Bappo
I don't know if you have used this before but...

I don't know if you have used this before but these two lessons on Basecamp are pretty doggone good.

http://www.ldriders.com/basecamp-faq.html
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 116,162
Posted By Bappo
I did what was recommended here and just let the...

I did what was recommended here and just let the phone go through the Garmin and then the 590 to the Scala. Seems to work good for Pandora now but some other niggling things may have arisen. Will go...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 116,162
Posted By Bappo
If you switch from 3D view to track up or north...

If you switch from 3D view to track up or north up first you can then pan around really easily without the screen having a mind of it's own.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,983
Posted By Bappo
I know my iphone will overheat VERY easily from...

I know my iphone will overheat VERY easily from the sun. Also, how do you use the touch screen on a smart phone with your riding gloves on? I tried every phone in the Verizon store with riding gloves...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 116,162
Posted By Bappo
Yes, twice this weekend. Once took a battery...

Yes, twice this weekend. Once took a battery removal and replacement when it froze up and once just shut it off and back on again.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 898
Views: 116,162
Posted By Bappo
Right now I have both my phone and my 590...

Right now I have both my phone and my 590 bluetoothed to my Scala Q3 and my phone is also BT's to the 590. This causes some odd issues when one wants to take over audio and Pandora/590 control...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,648
Posted By Bappo
Help! I have a Scala Q3 in my head with my...

Help!
I have a Scala Q3 in my head with my phone as mobile phone 1 and my GPS as mobile phone 2. I think that is all I get on the Q3 but not really sure. I would like to get my THF6 HT and/or a CB...
Forum: Face plant 09-07-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,790
Posted By Bappo
Didn't hit any this weekend ring around Idaho but...

Didn't hit any this weekend ring around Idaho but did spin a fawn around like a top. Saw it on the side of the road looking at me, so I veered to centerline (stopping woulda been bad) it bolted...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,450
Posted By Bappo
East Idaho non-ethanol gas is all over. Most...

East Idaho non-ethanol gas is all over. Most stations have hi-test ethanol free gas and a couple are completely ethanol free. even have a big NO ETHANOL sticker at the pumps.

I know that the...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By Bappo
Scala Q3 thoughts. Pairs with my iphone as phone...

Scala Q3 thoughts. Pairs with my iphone as phone 1 and Garmin 590 as phone 2. Has always worked. Never have think about it. directions, Pandora, No one believes that I am going down the road on a...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bappo
I could not get them on wearing my badlands...

I could not get them on wearing my badlands jacket let alone under or over the cuffs. Ended up buying the short cuff gloves which I really wanted anyways as I use the jacket cuff as ventilation.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,768
Posted By Bappo
I have some old BMW all season? goretex and they...

I have some old BMW all season? goretex and they are all day walking comfortable (8 mile trail hike in the redwoods and were perfect). Sole wore down and became super slippery at stops though.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,863
Posted By Bappo
squarsh em out the pouch:rofl Then they can...

squarsh em out the pouch:rofl

Then they can breathe!
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,547
Posted By Bappo
I had a yellow ZR7S and really liked a lot about...

I had a yellow ZR7S and really liked a lot about it except... it vibrated at 5k rpm like nothing I've ever ridden before or since. Fastest bike I've ever owned as well.

Rode into Red Lodge, got a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 293,919
Posted By Bappo
Do you have to take all the bags off the back...

Do you have to take all the bags off the back seat and rack to fill the tank?

This bike is tempting me a bit. Especially some new ones around here for $5.9k.
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4,235
Views: 692,056
Posted By Bappo
What is wrong with this thing? They want $6200...

What is wrong with this thing? They want $6200 (been on the floor for a year now). 2007 no manual clutch version but the paint doesn't seem to be a stock paint? Wrecked, rebuilt and painted? I am...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 133,887
Posted By Bappo
From Winnamucca, NV to Nampa, ID is about 220...

From Winnamucca, NV to Nampa, ID is about 220 miles without gas.

Ontario, OR to Burns is 130 miles. Burns to the next gas stop is only 30 miles and then on 395 is another 130 miles and the sign at...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,215
Posted By Bappo
Speeding >5 over in Idaho is a guaranteed ticket....

Speeding >5 over in Idaho is a guaranteed ticket. We have been hiring from SoCal lately and every single one of them get ticketed in Idaho and can't fathom why. They only go 10 over! In Butte County...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,946
Posted By Bappo
There are a bunch of Arctic Circle restaurants in...

There are a bunch of Arctic Circle restaurants in Idaho Falls. Just sayin'
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