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Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Right. That's what I use voice for. I have (had)...

Right. That's what I use voice for. I have (had) a 550 which is now tits up. If I had to glance down, I was fine -- I didn't stare at it and even above the gauges my eyes would be off the road.

I...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 11:50 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I've only had it there; it's been fine for me. I...

I've only had it there; it's been fine for me. I mostly use voice prompts over BT to a Sena, though
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Damping. It's damping, not dampening. (I'll...

Damping. It's damping, not dampening.

(I'll now leave pedant mode)

Also, even at 190, I felt the need to respring.
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2014, 06:37 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
So ... Random. Anyone know a source to get less...

So ... Random. Anyone know a source to get less than 6 cans of Caswells? I have a new tank at the dealer and want to have it coated....
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 06:09 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Hell of a first bike! I'm sure it'll treat you...

Hell of a first bike! I'm sure it'll treat you well, but the learning curve may be a touch steep.

Enjoy, and keep the shiny side up. :)
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
I'm definitely in the sport-touring segment,...

I'm definitely in the sport-touring segment, though one huge appeal of the Stadler stuff was I could get it to fit -- unlike Rukka/Klim or even semi-custom Aerostitch. (6'7 and 185 LBS means nothing...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 05:33 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Pampero -- that was definitely my feeling about...

Pampero -- that was definitely my feeling about the PR2s

I've GTs on now, but between the tank replacement, the coolant issue, a new Great Dane puppy and my laziness -- they have few miles on 'em....
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:01 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I 'got' over 9k out of a set of PR2s, but at the...

I 'got' over 9k out of a set of PR2s, but at the end the handling was way, way off.
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Well. New tank, new tank fairing. Warranty...

Well. New tank, new tank fairing. Warranty warranty.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Mine was definitely leaking, so I took advantage...

Mine was definitely leaking, so I took advantage to get the Oberon in there. That was at just under 12,000 miles.


Somewhere around 20,000 miles it started to need super-frequent bleeding at the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Or. Alternately. O'Neills on Juan Tabo

Or. Alternately. O'Neills on Juan Tabo
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
I think I'm taking the puppy to IVC...

I think I'm taking the puppy to IVC...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I had a slave cylinder leak; pretty sure the...

I had a slave cylinder leak; pretty sure the current issue is at the master. In about 500-1000 miles it gets exceptionally soggy; a quick bleed fixes it.


See what the dealer does.
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Mines in right now to look at the master clutch...

Mines in right now to look at the master clutch cylinder; slave has been replaced with an Oberon, but bleeding at the top every 1,000 miles is taking the piss!
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Man. After 2 days on the S1000RR and then a 700...

Man. After 2 days on the S1000RR and then a 700 mile day home on the Mutley? Tools for the job, for me!

Mutley is far more comfy for a tall rider. S1000 is awesome on track, even with a slow as...
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2014, 05:03 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Hey Des -- no loosing it's been a while! On the...

Hey Des -- no loosing it's been a while! On the S1000 I'm proper scrunched up -- but for the mission (Miller's East track) it's pretty amazing. In rain mode it pulls like a train, let alone full on....
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:56 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Hah! I have 2 days on an S1000RR, then back on...

Hah! I have 2 days on an S1000RR, then back on the Mutley. Tomorrow...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Bollocks -- but I thought so. I didn't see any...

Bollocks -- but I thought so. I didn't see any lifting, but that crack was pretty damning. Nothing obvious until now, but I haven't done a lot of riding over winter/Spring.

When I get back to...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
And having said all that good stuff -- does this...

And having said all that good stuff -- does this look like expandingtankitis to anyone else?

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Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
It's not too small. I'm 6'7 and comfy on a 2011....

It's not too small. I'm 6'7 and comfy on a 2011. :)

I love the seat. The mirrors, though... Yeah. There are RPM ranges where they are dubious at best.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
On my 950SM, I had a carb decide it was blocked...

On my 950SM, I had a carb decide it was blocked and not feeding the rear cylinder; tip of the needle was broken. Mind you, I also had petrol pouring down the outside of the rear cylinder at that...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 05:59 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
The MTS seems much cooler -- in traffic or not --...

The MTS seems much cooler -- in traffic or not -- than my Sprint ST. Cooler on the rider, too!

Cooler weather it's hard to get the temp into the 150s...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Nice! My first bike was a KLR. Did me proud, and...

Nice! My first bike was a KLR. Did me proud, and I regret passing it on sometimes.

Congrats, and a great choice to learn on.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
+1. Bone stock. Been tempted, but I like quiet...

+1. Bone stock. Been tempted, but I like quiet bikes...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 09:57 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I suspect that is going to be personal -- I...

I suspect that is going to be personal -- I actually love the stock seat, and have sine Day 1. It fits my bum nicely, and -- unlike my Sprint -- never softened up to giver hot spots.

I've only 23k...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 10:51 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Glad to help; I noticed there wasn't much info...

Glad to help; I noticed there wasn't much info out there, and I had to hunt to find the stuff. I actually found it on here, somewhere, but it was patchy.

I've been amazed at how warm I can stay...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2013, 05:19 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
There's 2-3 stations in NM. I found one in Taos...

There's 2-3 stations in NM. I found one in Taos by accident; was dead chuffed when I pulled in and saw it was ethanol free.

I think there's one in 'burque, but it's a right bugger to go there to...
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2013, 02:39 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
The computer lies. I track mileage by the...

The computer lies.

I track mileage by the odometer and gas and an iPhone Ap. The computer is /always/ optimistic.

MPG is also massively dependent, for me, on how gung-ho I am with the throttle....
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Well -- I'm OK with that too, and glad this...

Well -- I'm OK with that too, and glad this thread helped. I did a lot of searching on Stadler before I committed, but there wasn't a lot out there. The gear is /expensive/, too.



Sounds like...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 02:40 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Nice Kaboom stickers. :)

Nice Kaboom stickers. :)
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2013, 09:02 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I'm also an all year round rider; NM is good for...

I'm also an all year round rider; NM is good for that as well. There's only a few snow days we can't ride, and while I don't bike commute etc my gear sees a decent amount of use.

Mind you, my Kili...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2013, 08:59 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Ouch is right on the price, especially if you're...

Ouch is right on the price, especially if you're custom (and I am).

Having gear that fit was worth it for me. I've been riding the gear in a year, and it looks pretty much new. I also think they...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 08:57 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
+1. I've had the same. Bags still mount fine and...

+1. I've had the same. Bags still mount fine and move a little bit. Keep considering replacing the plastic, but *ouch*
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 08:12 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Well... They recommended I /not/ get the...

Well...

They recommended I /not/ get the leather version because the TFL bleached. My assumption was that the Force did /not/ have it. It is, however, unusually cool in the sun; something I put...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 12:53 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
Well... That sucks. Mine's going in for...

Well...

That sucks. Mine's going in for 22500 really soon after this weekend. Hadn't heardabout the reflash; was going to do this one myself...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2013, 10:04 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
Don't do it! I did, and it SUCKS!!! Can't...

Don't do it! I did, and it SUCKS!!!

Can't wait for the Abq brewfest and my quitting quitting!
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2013, 09:33 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
I installed Angel GTs front and rear after going...

I installed Angel GTs front and rear after going thru' a set of PR2s. I'm /really/ liking the combo -- I've much better front end feel, I think, and much happier with the turn in. I think the best...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 09:31 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
6'7, 190lbs (2m, 86kg) here. Mine's an X, so not...

6'7, 190lbs (2m, 86kg) here. Mine's an X, so not as useful if you're going to the dirt side. However I've had no issues with the suspension except when pushing HARD on the track.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 04:38 PM
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Posted By expatbrit
I keep trying to make it. I even showed up at IVC...

I keep trying to make it. I even showed up at IVC one Thursday, but I think that was a day it was somewhere else!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2013, 10:18 AM
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Posted By expatbrit
SMRI Track day this sunday. I'm very not...

SMRI Track day this sunday. I'm very not adventurey!
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