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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By snare
anyone have experience with Gilles Sales and...

anyone have experience with Gilles Sales and Service ?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By snare
i am up here now but still am not in a place to...

i am up here now but still am not in a place to take side cover off and find anymore out , at the moment.

i am pretty certain it is a worn out clutch.

hoping to stay away from crappy...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-23-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By snare
Traveling : Repair Shop Recommendation needed in Montpelier

In my travels from Asheville, my Super Sherpa is in need of repair...it is likely a worn out clutch.
i am now in Montpelier.

I need recommendations for a good shop here .

Any help would be...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Alan of Dual Sport Armory took time out of his...

Alan of Dual Sport Armory took time out of his Sunday to come help diagnose and offered help.
Very grateful for the ADV Rider community.

Is the Kawasaki OEM the best replacement clutch kit ? or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By snare
Alan, you were a huge help. Thank you so much. ...

Alan, you were a huge help. Thank you so much.
I am.going to PM you with a question, if you'd be willing to reply.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By snare
I want to thank whomever contacted Alan of Dual...

I want to thank whomever contacted Alan of Dual Sport Armory.

And I want to thank Alan for coming out and helping.

Very Grateful !
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
broke down on my sherpa in Martinsburg, WV. ...

broke down on my sherpa in Martinsburg, WV. Travelling to VT / Montreal.
Need roadside Help Right Away, please !

it runs but wont go when i let out clutch.
started out from light...let out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,559
Posted By snare
Broke Down in Martinsburg, WV on Way to Montreal. Nedd Help !

broke down on my Super Sherpa righg now..sunday morning...in Martinsburg, WV
near King and Church St.

on way to Vt ans montreal.

any help appreciated !
possible clutch / tranny problem. runs....
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,097
Posted By snare
The straps on the backpack version of the...

The straps on the backpack version of the Watershed bags are removable.
They have a ladderlock ( sewn to the bag itself) for each backpack strap. So. getting a couple lengths of webbing to run from...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
last tank mpg...72 mpg with the 30/125 jets and...

last tank mpg...72 mpg with the 30/125 jets and mixture screw at 1.5 turns out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Shinko 244s F & R. Front is the 2.75 x 21 ...

Shinko 244s F & R.
Front is the 2.75 x 21
Rear is 4.10 x 18
22psi in both currently.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
latest mpg ...73 mpg with the 30/125 jets and 1.5...

latest mpg ...73 mpg with the 30/125 jets and 1.5 turns out mixture screw
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,097
Posted By snare
thanks !

thanks !
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 20,097
Posted By snare
http://...

http:// http://drybags.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Session_ID=95ae8eef67546315f64fa65b1df66c32&Screen=PROD&Store_Code=D&Product_Code=FGW-BC&Category_Code=BackpacksHas anyone used these Watershed brand...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
ChicoProf, I like the arrangement you have here....

ChicoProf, I like the arrangement you have here. I will use the same format to share my experience so far with 30/125 jets and 1.5 turns out

Cold start: start on choke, turn choke to 25%, start...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Rx4Pain and everyone, thanks for the updates and...

Rx4Pain and everyone, thanks for the updates and thoughts on the jets.
I am going to try the 35/127.5 combo next.
Forum: Vendors 10-01-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By snare
Great dealing with this vendor so far !

Great dealing with this vendor so far !
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,284,150
Posted By snare
I run 244s on my Super Sherpa and love them. ...

I run 244s on my Super Sherpa and love them. Muuuuuuch better than the Kendas I had.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
My 30/125 jets with 1.5 turns out mixture screw...

My 30/125 jets with 1.5 turns out mixture screw had minor surging when i put them in.
i adjusted the idle speed down some and that went away.
Still waiting to refill my tank to get mpg.
Tomorrow...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By snare
Watershed Dry Bags as Panniers

I am considering using these as panniers.
Anyone used them before ?
http://...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By snare
Just over 1 week until this happens. Come...

Just over 1 week until this happens.

Come camp in the beautiful color changing mountains and learn some skills.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
I am still running the 30/125 jet combo with the...

I am still running the 30/125 jet combo with the mixture screw at 1.5 turns out.

I am liking it a lot. More grunt down low , smooth throughout throttle and I seem to have a higher top speed.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Cold engine, full choke. Starts. Still requires...

Cold engine, full choke. Starts. Still requires some throttle to maintain engine running until it is warmed up (which is only a minute or so). Choke off after short warm up and idles without...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Have a 30/125 jet combination in. Screw at 1.5...

Have a 30/125 jet combination in. Screw at 1.5 turns out.
Rode it around town and up to 65 mph on highway. Seems to have increased throttle response.
Will report back after cold starting tomorrow...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Also the main jet is a 'Large Round" N100.604...

Also the main jet is a 'Large Round" N100.604 type, if you are ebay searching.
Forum: Americas 09-19-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By snare
I, and a friend , should be headed to Costa Rica...

I, and a friend , should be headed to Costa Rica in January. I would consider splitting costs further with another rider.
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By snare
Sent you an email. Thanks.

Sent you an email. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By snare
Less than 3 weeks until this fun and informative...

Less than 3 weeks until this fun and informative event !
Forum: Vendors 08-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By snare
alternate email empowered@mountainforge.org

alternate email

empowered@mountainforge.org
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By snare
Camp Fire ! Blade: Surviving Knife Attacks --Self Defense Training Event

Mountain Forge is inviting you to come camp, learn, challenge and empower yourself on October 4-6 in the beautiful, wild mountains near Asheville, NC !

Knife attacks are particularly brutal...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,627
Views: 813,050
Posted By snare
Been running 244s for a while, daily drive the...

Been running 244s for a while, daily drive the Sherpa and we have had like 9 weeks of rain every day...tons of multi-hour downpours that i am often riding the whole time in. The 244s have been great...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,812
Posted By snare
I prefer to hammock camp but I have the REI...

I prefer to hammock camp but I have the REI Passage 2 and find it to be a great value.
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By snare
Quality emergency medical training, self defense,...

Quality emergency medical training, self defense, campcraft and communication skills .

This Friday !
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,878
Posted By snare
Sherpas are great bikes !

Sherpas are great bikes !
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 97,188
Posted By snare
Currently, in it's own compression sack, it is...

Currently, in it's own compression sack, it is about 5" x 8".

Before mods it weighs about 1 lb. 5 oz. I do not have a scale available, but i imagine after removing the zippers etc, that it saves...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 317,665
Posted By snare
Yes, It is compact, lightweight and very...

Yes, It is compact, lightweight and very comfortable.

If I also carried a sleeping pad, I could go to ground under the tarp and even hang the bug net if I string it to the tarp's continuous...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 317,665
Posted By snare
My adventure bike is a Super Sherpa. For a...

My adventure bike is a Super Sherpa.

For a base load I carry the same I carry when i ultralight backpack:

Shelter / Sleeping

- DIY gathered end hammock made of 30D...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 97,188
Posted By snare
ozark trails cocoon 200, down sleeping bag, rated...

ozark trails cocoon 200, down sleeping bag, rated at 32* F

If used as a traditional, zipped up mummy bag it will likely not fit wide people. It runs a bit narrow.

I modified mine in to a top...
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By snare
We will be near the Blue Ridge Parkway and all of...

We will be near the Blue Ridge Parkway and all of the other amazing places to ride in the Southern Highlands.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 107,915
Posted By snare
Shelter / Sleeping - DIY gathered end...

Shelter / Sleeping

- DIY gathered end hammock made of 30D unfinished ripstop nylon (with knotty mods)

- single layer poncho liner under quilt

- ozark trails down bag that i modded in to a...
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