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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,317,192
Posted By ZugBug
Congrats on the sweet new ride. I hope you guys...

Congrats on the sweet new ride. I hope you guys in Colorado know how lucky you are to ride in a place like that. Just curious, what bits did you consider unnecessary? Aside from the ShokSox, exhaust...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,359
Posted By ZugBug
:ear How about a quick post to let us know how...

:ear How about a quick post to let us know how you are.:dunno
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
Hey Eddie, How ya be. Still have that trip West...

Hey Eddie, How ya be. Still have that trip West planned?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-17-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,571
Posted By ZugBug
Great report. Being from PA also this is an...

Great report. Being from PA also this is an inspiration. Good weather and safe travels. :clap:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
Ya know at the end of the day we are talking...

Ya know at the end of the day we are talking about the Transalp. A bike that most folk who know what they are talking about would agree has a reputation of being very reliable. I may be guilty at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
mas335 I will defer to you as the Zen Master of...

mas335 I will defer to you as the Zen Master of the Transalp but I will have to not agree with your characterization of what is and what is not a "known issue".
I purchased my "90" Transalp new in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
Well now at least you know for sure it's a cdi. I...

Well now at least you know for sure it's a cdi. I can tell you that the Trany when new did not have the cdis laying on there sides as I think you are describing. They were upright and side by side,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
Can't help you with an informed review on the...

Can't help you with an informed review on the quality of the aftermarket cdis. When I had the same problem I picked up a couple of oem ones. I did exactly what you suggested. Replaced them both and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-13-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By ZugBug
Yep Bad CDI. Two of them under the seat, just...

Yep Bad CDI. Two of them under the seat, just behind the tank. Start the bike and gently wiggle the plugs. When you see the tach cut out you will have the culprit. Over time pressure on the plugs...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,359
Posted By ZugBug
What a great ride report! When all this is said...

What a great ride report! When all this is said and done you will need to think about the movie rights. Keep it coming and continue to use your good judgement.
Forum: Americas 06-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By ZugBug
I was down there last month and if it fits with...

I was down there last month and if it fits with your plans Sherando Lake CC is pretty nice.It's at about mile 10 or 15 just off the BRP to the west. Willville Motorcycle Campground is always a cool...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,359
Posted By ZugBug
If this isn't what it's all about then I don't...

If this isn't what it's all about then I don't know what. Great report, great writing, great pics. Keep it coming and be safe.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By ZugBug
If necessary an old trick for loading and...

If necessary an old trick for loading and unloading the bike is to back the truck up to a bank in the lawn or the end of a driveway. The idea is to lessen the angle of the ramp. This helps allot when...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By ZugBug
Great shots Wayne. Gotta like that post office...

Great shots Wayne. Gotta like that post office pic. Keep em coming. :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,689
Posted By ZugBug
I like what NJBrett had to say. I also have been...

I like what NJBrett had to say. I also have been riding for a long time with no serious accidents. I also do everything I can to manage the risk.
All the gear. High Viz. I am very choosy about when...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By ZugBug
All the voltage values you state with the...

All the voltage values you state with the exception of the charging system output seem to be a scosh low. That is assuming the testing was done at something close to 70 deg. and we are talking about...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28,448
Views: 5,789,528
Posted By ZugBug
I will echo everything cbreakin said. Easy...

I will echo everything cbreakin said. Easy install and fully integrated to the existing switchgear and display. I would suggest you have a little grease on hand to lube the slack wire in the throttle...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,596
Posted By ZugBug
Lets assume you left stuff like flashlight...

Lets assume you left stuff like flashlight (headlamp better), lighter, cordage, knife etc. off your list because they are just too obvious.
One thing I always recommend a new camper bring is a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By ZugBug
Thanks for posting that info.

Thanks for posting that info.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28,448
Views: 5,789,528
Posted By ZugBug
Well that kinda sucks. Can't help you with the...

Well that kinda sucks. Can't help you with the cowling except to say Yamaha but the Altrider bars delete the plastic "crash bar" when installed so... Enjoy the bike
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 28,422
Posted By ZugBug
I have been hoping I would be able to make this...

I have been hoping I would be able to make this rally ever since I first became aware of it. Well gosh darn come hell or ... I'm In!!! My work in the medical field often brings me in contact with...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,319
Posted By ZugBug
Had the same issue when I got new adventure...

Had the same issue when I got new adventure Gortexes Had to adjust the shift lever up a bit on the Super Ten. Now no problem. On the other side I moved the brake lever down as I found I was riding...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,300
Posted By ZugBug
Mosey you are doing a great job with these...

Mosey you are doing a great job with these informative reviews. I picked up a Prism mostly on the strength of your review. While not cheap, it does everything advertised. The sound quality when...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By ZugBug
Oh well Sorry bout that. At least the trick of...

Oh well Sorry bout that. At least the trick of covering various parts of the helmet while at speed might help localize the source of the noise. Good luck with the fix.
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,441
Posted By ZugBug
You might try this...

You might try this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4M5csWKG8zo
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,317,192
Posted By ZugBug
Hey I know that bridge. Bucks County over by Van...

Hey I know that bridge. Bucks County over by Van Sant right? Do ya think they ever get around to fixing it? My guess is the locals are in no rush to have the traffic back. That is one nice looking...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By ZugBug
What Walter said. I was at the NJ Motorsports...

What Walter said. I was at the NJ Motorsports Park a few weeks ago and the MX park seemed to be in full swing. I saw what looked like peewees also. Looked like a good sized facility.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28,448
Views: 5,789,528
Posted By ZugBug
Heated Grips on 2014 base

Hey thanks guys for the helpful replies to my questions. By way of explanation I ordered the grips through my local dealer and when I went to pick them up they said "Two grips in a box that don't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28,448
Views: 5,789,528
Posted By ZugBug
Well thats helpful. You do realize I'm talking...

Well thats helpful. You do realize I'm talking about a 2014 bike don't you. With changes right. Again has anyone put OEM heated grips on a base 2014 Tenere? A search of this site yielded nothing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-01-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28,448
Views: 5,789,528
Posted By ZugBug
2014 Base S10 OEM Heated Grips

Hi folks, I'm doing the farkle thing on my 2014 base mod. S10. Against my better judgement I popped for the $$$ OEM grip heater kit. I had suspected that I might run into some issues with the...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 25,192
Posted By ZugBug
Shoei Neotec for half a year now. By far the best...

Shoei Neotec for half a year now. By far the best helmet I've ever had. Comfy after a little break in. Fairly quiet. I will never have another road helmet without an internal sun visor, just too...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,203
Posted By ZugBug
I wear size 10 for the most part. Have a pair of...

I wear size 10 for the most part. Have a pair of size 43 Canyons. They fit a tad snug with heavy thickness socks I like to use. I would go to size 44 next time.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,460
Views: 3,080,396
Posted By ZugBug
That tent is a Mountain Hardware Pacific Crest...

That tent is a Mountain Hardware Pacific Crest Trail II. I have one and like cafe racer says its small. I refer to it as a two lesbian tent. Two smaller people who really like each other. :D I don't...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-09-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By ZugBug
I did the same thing with my 660 as Dorito with...

I did the same thing with my 660 as Dorito with the small variation of using a small dog coller (Target) with Fastex buckle. I cut it in half and attached one side to the zip tie mount and the other...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,809
Posted By ZugBug
Yo Hack, Ya that was me. Was the glare from my...

Yo Hack,
Ya that was me. Was the glare from my bike such that the camera failed to focus?:huh You still Stromin?
And eddie, be looking for you tomorrow. Expect to get there about 10.
Paul
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-31-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,809
Posted By ZugBug
Hey markcap, That was me on the Transalp. Took...

Hey markcap,
That was me on the Transalp. Took a little detour on my way down to Deals Gap via the Skyline Dr. and the BRP.
I plan to head out to Ephrata this Sunday. Hope to see some of you folks...
Forum: Face Plant 08-16-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,554
Posted By ZugBug
Hey Terry, Good to see you back on line. Sorry...

Hey Terry,
Good to see you back on line. Sorry I missed you on Sunday but I did get to meet a bunch of nice folks who think you're a pretty great guy. Take care and keep us posted on your progress....
Forum: Face Plant 06-20-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 28,554
Posted By ZugBug
Terry, So sorry to hear about your accident. I...

Terry,
So sorry to hear about your accident. I know Magee Rehab to be the best place around. They will bust your butt over there and you will recover that much faster. I don't think our paths ever...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By ZugBug
Thanks dude.Very interesting They even now are...

Thanks dude.Very interesting They even now are talking about increasing the percentage of the wonderfull stuff in our gas. Hope you get back on the road soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,163
Posted By ZugBug
Schweet bike Mr. Bowenz. You will have to tell me...

Schweet bike Mr. Bowenz. You will have to tell me about that seat sometime, I like. Yeah if we could just get a %$##%^en date for this thing we could all look forward to groovin in the Smokies.
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