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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,636
Posted By goodburbon
I purchased the 700 for my wife to have a bike. ...

I purchased the 700 for my wife to have a bike. She didn't ride and the bike defaulted to me. I know exactly what you mean about the wow factor not being there, coming from a buell Uly that was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By goodburbon
I can tell you that the Yamaha XT 225/250 is...

I can tell you that the Yamaha XT 225/250 is simple to operate on the trails. there just not enough power for the road


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 965
Posted By goodburbon
Envy. You'll be passing near my house and I'm...

Envy. You'll be passing near my house and I'm in ND.


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By goodburbon
Got my riding in for the day. sent from my...

Got my riding in for the day.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By goodburbon
316359 sent from my fone!

316359

sent from my fone!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By goodburbon
316358 sent from my fone!

316358

sent from my fone!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-12-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By goodburbon
My 700 was doing something similar to this back...

My 700 was doing something similar to this back in February. I thought it might be cold related at first because it was always first thing in the morning, and then on a road trip through the cold. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By goodburbon
Yep. Motorcycles crowding the roads and bugs...

Yep. Motorcycles crowding the roads and bugs crowding my visor, I enjoy the weather but miss having the roads to myself.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15,538
Views: 1,261,411
Posted By goodburbon
Put a few miles on the bikes. ...

Put a few miles on the bikes.

Westcliffe-Guffey-cripple creek- divide-guffey-westcliffe.

Good roads.

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,131
Posted By goodburbon
Yeah,I live a few miles outside of westcliffe. I...

Yeah,I live a few miles outside of westcliffe. I didnt know how gnarly it was, so I rode from hillside to westcliffe one afternoon... it was my third time being on a trail on 2 wheels. Came away...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15,538
Views: 1,261,411
Posted By goodburbon
Pikes peak motorsports new location is really...

Pikes peak motorsports new location is really coming together.

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Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,019
Posted By goodburbon
Don't get me wrong, didn't expect any return on...

Don't get me wrong, didn't expect any return on investment.. Other than enjoyment. I just didn't anticipate that the trade in would be less than half of what I paid 1 year later.

I've seen the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-18-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,019
Posted By goodburbon
Holy depreciation batman

One of the reasons I didnt sweat purchasing a bmw was the resale value of bmw.

On a whim I asked a dealer about a trade for a Ktm EXC....$5500. For a 1 year old bike that has 3500 miles :o

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By goodburbon
I missed that it was a ktm designed plug,...

I missed that it was a ktm designed plug, disregard my first post, I thought you'd wired it yourself.


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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By goodburbon
Probably because the ignition is cut off by the...

Probably because the ignition is cut off by the switch on the handlebar and as wired the fuel pump is always on.

Long term? probably a dead battery the way you have it.

Just a guess, I don't...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-10-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 135,454
Posted By goodburbon
I have a galaxy 4s Active (water resistant) ...

I have a galaxy 4s Active (water resistant)

Got a ram mount for the phone and have tried it twice between Oklahoma City/Dallas, Tulsa in the last 2 weeks.

Playing music and running GPS...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-05-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,546
Views: 146,284
Posted By goodburbon
In town for work, depending on weather I'd like...

In town for work, depending on weather I'd like to do some exploring this weekend.


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Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,327
Posted By goodburbon
Actually, gravel roads was one of my biggest...

Actually, gravel roads was one of my biggest gripes aside from rotting rubber bits on a 3 year old bike. I enjoyed the KLR while I had it and learned a lot but comparatively on gravel it was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 73,647
Posted By goodburbon
5' 10" 32" inseam XB12XT (curent bike)...

5' 10"
32" inseam

XB12XT (curent bike) Flat foot.:clap
XB12X (past bike) Balls of feet
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,327
Posted By goodburbon
While they were side by side at the dealership...

While they were side by side at the dealership and I had a choice I regret not opting for the versys.:rofl


The KLR isn't horrible, but it's uncomfortable, low powered, heavy, oil consuming, and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-28-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
Drove it to work yesterday, 30*, no problems...

Drove it to work yesterday, 30*, no problems starting.

It warmed up today, engine fired instantly on both cylinders every time.

It was probably just a stuck injector as suggested. I added some...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
I rode around town shopping all evening. Started...

I rode around town shopping all evening. Started the bike 7x. It started easily every time and only once on 1 cylinder for about 3 seconds.

I haven't seen a Chevron station since it was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
Scratch that, it was hard to start at the first...

Scratch that, it was hard to start at the first stop, died 2x and started to die a 3rd but caught itself (like the iac was sticking and suddenly came loose). Both cylinders were firing that time.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
Rode 600+ miles today in temps from 28-45. ...

Rode 600+ miles today in temps from 28-45.

The engine started fine yesterday, last night, this morning, and at the first gas stop.

Every stop I made after that had the engine starting on 1...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,218
Posted By goodburbon
Buell blast?

Buell blast?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16,564
Views: 2,669,477
Posted By goodburbon
Pm sent Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk...

Pm sent


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,801
Posted By goodburbon
have a uly and f700gs. I traded my first uly...

have a uly and f700gs. I traded my first uly after I got the 700. Then I found a etter uly.

While the bmw is the easiest, most confidence inspiring bike ive ridden, the exaust tone is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By goodburbon
Traveled there for work earlier this year. ...

Traveled there for work earlier this year.


The brewery has an excellent steak sandwich, and you've gotta love a grocery store that has a deli, gift shop, hardware store and gun shop all under...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,804
Posted By goodburbon
Yep, well sort of. I had a Ulysses. I got...

Yep, well sort of.

I had a Ulysses. I got my wife an F700GS. It was too much of a step up from her TT125 and scared her so I traded the Buell for an XT225 and a pile of farkles.

The XT was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12,096
Views: 1,915,143
Posted By goodburbon
Nope, it's Backyard 10mph 4-8" snow approved and...

Nope, it's Backyard 10mph 4-8" snow approved and tested though.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12,096
Views: 1,915,143
Posted By goodburbon
I got to play a little bit in the snow on the XT...

I got to play a little bit in the snow on the XT last week.:clap

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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-25-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
It just sat at my back door for almost 3 weeks...

It just sat at my back door for almost 3 weeks while I was at work. My wife rode yesterday, 40* outside bike was in the shade and she says it started right up. Same tank of fuel (91 octane Shell)....
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
The bike is 5 months old, battery was fine last...

The bike is 5 months old, battery was fine last week. I rode 150 miles Saturday, and there was enough juice this morning to crank this thing over for 5 minutes straight, I doubt that was the issue.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By goodburbon
Hard starting when cold?

Anyone else having this issue?

Saturday it was about 48f and I had to bump the starter 3 times.

This morning the thermometer said 40f and it took a full five minutes to come alive, with one...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,414
Posted By goodburbon
Forgot to answer the original question. Since...

Forgot to answer the original question. Since it's such a "simple" machine I don't see parts being a problem for several years.


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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-22-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,414
Posted By goodburbon
Currently have an 09 XT. Love it. So much so...

Currently have an 09 XT. Love it. So much so that I had to buy the 09 within a few months of selling my 06'. Having ridden/owned both The improvements are noticeable and appreciated in the later...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,524
Posted By goodburbon
I have the f700gs and a 2009 buell XB12XT. ...

I have the f700gs and a 2009 buell XB12XT.

I too hate the sound of the BMW, and love the looks, sound and feel of the Buell.

When riding 2up my wife greatly prefers the f700 for comfort .
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By goodburbon
PPBMW...i vote no. bought a Buell there,...

PPBMW...i vote no.

bought a Buell there, they had to change the clutch. When I got it back they had not changed the oil, had not adjusted the primary, not installed the clutch cable guide, taken...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,915
Posted By goodburbon
I beats this horse to death over the last year. ...

I beats this horse to death over the last year.
I thought the vstrom seemed a little, sparse and ugly
I thought the FZ6 was not enough engine, and lumped the versus in with it.
The fz1 was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-12-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By goodburbon
My 06 did it for a year or so, until I replaced...

My 06 did it for a year or so, until I replaced the battery, then it started instantly.


So it looks like there are several possible causes mentioned.
Mediocre battery
Mediocre ground
Mediocre...
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