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Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,423
Posted By BaddAndy
That's what mine looks like with 8,000 70mph...

That's what mine looks like with 8,000 70mph street miles on it.
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
I modified my old Bandit's seat that way. Took...

I modified my old Bandit's seat that way. Took off the stock foam, placed a gel pad on the pan, placed the foam back on top of it, then cut down the foam to made a more level pocket for my butt. It...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,589
Posted By BaddAndy
That's the only XC they had this year at the IMS

That's the only XC they had this year at the IMS
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 486,554
Posted By BaddAndy
You might see me riding to/from work tomorrow if...

You might see me riding to/from work tomorrow if the weather holds. Graham to Everett, 405/I-5 on a Orange XC.
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
It's posted a few pages back, ADVRider?

It's posted a few pages back, ADVRider?
Forum: Beasts 02-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
Yup, what Baja Dad said. I set it on the low f...

Yup, what Baja Dad said.
I set it on the low f & r last night and sitting on it feels like it might just be perfect.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
OMG, this Tall, Seat Concepts replacement foam...

OMG, this Tall, Seat Concepts replacement foam and cover rocks! I only rode 50 miles to the bike show and 50 back home, but this seat is what these bikes need. Where the stock one made me feel like I...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
I sure hope so cause I just ordered one in...

I sure hope so cause I just ordered one in carbon. I hope this fixes the one last negative issue I have with this bike. My ass hurts just thinking about how bad the stock seat is. I used the coupon...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,468
Posted By BaddAndy
What I like about these are that I can feel the...

What I like about these are that I can feel the grip heater below 30 degrees better than my old and the one time ridden KLIM Summits, and these gloves are as warm overall as they are too.
Stasher1,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,586
Posted By BaddAndy
Awesome report.:clap I love reading and seeing...

Awesome report.:clap I love reading and seeing pics of these old trips. I traded these long bike adventures like yours for 17 years of 2 week trips all over the world every month as a govt. paid...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,468
Posted By BaddAndy
I will say these are sized on par with other...

I will say these are sized on par with other makers glove, a tad small. With elephant ears and heated grips, my hands were as warm as my old snowmobile gloves, 30 degree/foggy morn at 70mph for 1.5...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,468
Posted By BaddAndy
Got my XLs today. Fit and quality seems damn good...

Got my XLs today. Fit and quality seems damn good considering the price. They actually arrived Saturday, but no one home to sign for them. Looks like 30 degrees and fog for tomorrows commute/glove...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,468
Posted By BaddAndy
That's all mine siad, but it showed up...

That's all mine siad, but it showed up unexpectedly and no one to sign for it. ARG!
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,468
Posted By BaddAndy
My new job is a 70 mile one way commute. When the...

My new job is a 70 mile one way commute. When the weather allows me to take the bike, it can be an under 30 degree start during the winter. I was tired of my fingertips freezing even with heated...
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
One of mine October, the other September. My...

One of mine October, the other September. My girls are also war-babies. Desert Storm and Somalia. Wedding was also a shot-gun wedding, Desert Shield.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,329
Posted By BaddAndy
Oh the memories. I spent 3 freezing months for...

Oh the memories. I spent 3 freezing months for Jet Engine mechanic tech school there from Nov 79 to Jan 80. I remember me and my roommate getting kicked out of the theater one night for snoring after...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By BaddAndy
Great pics, thanks

Great pics, thanks
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
This morning I put 3 gals in after 160 miles....

This morning I put 3 gals in after 160 miles. 50+mpg!. Ususally my commute home is longer and the low light comes on at 190 miles and I put in 3.8 gal. These are all at 70mph mostly freeway.
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
Stock bulbs. Low beam is so bright that I can...

Stock bulbs. Low beam is so bright that I can ride with my lightly tinted half-visor at night for low-speed ant-fogging.
I agree, riding w/highbeams blinds drivers, all they see are a bright light,...
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
OK? Maybe my lights aren't stock as I got the...

OK? Maybe my lights aren't stock as I got the bike slightly used, but my lights are the most awesome stock lights I've ever had on a bike, much less any other vehicle I've had.
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 486,554
Posted By BaddAndy
Yes, by hand though, sewing machine left in the...

Yes, by hand though, sewing machine left in the divorce. I've made all kinds of things for my Jeep, grab handles, pouches, etc.
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 486,554
Posted By BaddAndy
I made them. ...

I made them.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a139/Andy971200/Triumph/Strap006_zpsbbf3b243.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Andy971200/media/Triumph/Strap006_zpsbbf3b243.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 486,554
Posted By BaddAndy
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a139/Andy971200/...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a139/Andy971200/Laborday%202013/Loadcampout13005_zpsa0b9637b.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5,700
Views: 1,381,160
Posted By BaddAndy
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a139/Andy971200/...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a139/Andy971200/Triumph/Tigerhat_zps5404131d.jpg (http://s10.photobucket.com/user/Andy971200/media/Triumph/Tigerhat_zps5404131d.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,423
Posted By BaddAndy
Just got home from a 600 mile trip. 550 miles on...

Just got home from a 600 mile trip. 550 miles on pavement, and 50 on forest road that was gravely, packed rock, loose rock, smooth dry and smooth wet. TKC 80s handled all with aplomb. Railed on the...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 125,648
Posted By BaddAndy
I've RaceTeched my Bandit and DRZ by myself in...

I've RaceTeched my Bandit and DRZ by myself in the past and am looking forward to this. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,769
Posted By BaddAndy
I was following this exact group of Fords until...

I was following this exact group of Fords until just before Eatonville on my way home that day.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 190,292
Posted By BaddAndy
This is either becoming a "Torture test of the...

This is either becoming a "Torture test of the XC-800" or a "What not to do to your XC-800" and a "How to overcome them if you do" report!
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,225
Posted By BaddAndy
I buy new if it's something I've researched and...

I buy new if it's something I've researched and planned for that has no features that would make me unhappy later on down the road, usually over 10 years. I will only buy new if I can get it for a...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 62,005
Posted By BaddAndy
50 mpg thru 5 tanks so far on my 80 mile each way...

50 mpg thru 5 tanks so far on my 80 mile each way commute to work, mostly Interstate at 70mph.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
So, you will only sell by mail is why you didn't...

So, you will only sell by mail is why you didn't post location? BTW, this isn't the FOR SALE thread either.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20,107
Views: 3,412,934
Posted By BaddAndy
I have a Bead Rider on order to hopefully...

I have a Bead Rider on order to hopefully overcome trapped heat which seems what makes me uncomfortable on any seat.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 112,175
Posted By BaddAndy
Scored me a stock and a touring Triumph...

Scored me a stock and a touring Triumph windshield and a Touratech spoiler for $100 off of Craigs list. I mounted the touring one and see if it's what I need next ride. BTW, i have a stock one for...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20,107
Views: 3,412,934
Posted By BaddAndy
I've alleviated this by having the seat adjusted...

I've alleviated this by having the seat adjusted front high, rear low.
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 380,971
Posted By BaddAndy
I just accidently wired my radar detector to the...

I just accidently wired my radar detector to the handlebar plug, IT'S NOT SWITCHED!
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By BaddAndy
The XC makes an excellent daily driver bike....

The XC makes an excellent daily driver bike. Confortable, rides a hundred lbs lighter, 50 mpg, and an engine and gearbox that runs like a sportbike, power and purr. If a GS 800 is anything near like...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 190,292
Posted By BaddAndy
You've created an 800 Speed triple! Great job and...

You've created an 800 Speed triple! Great job and god speed.
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 125,648
Posted By BaddAndy
I find it easier to use a 8mm socket on a ratchet...

I find it easier to use a 8mm socket on a ratchet with the rear tire off the ground.
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20,107
Views: 3,412,934
Posted By BaddAndy
No used ones in WA to be found.

No used ones in WA to be found.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By BaddAndy
Dirty Face DS ride 15 Jun 13

http://www.lakewenatcheerecclub.com/files/2013DirtyFaceEntryForm-2-2.pdf

For you guys doing this, bring a camera! New very scenic section this year.
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