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Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21,116
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Posted By XT Traveler
I'm a fan or Works Performance -- You give them...

I'm a fan or Works Performance -- You give them your information -- weight, riding style, how often one up vs two up etc. and they build/set up the shocks for you. I even had the shocks for my...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,168
Posted By XT Traveler
Talus Rock !! In the La Salle Mountains in Utah

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Forum: Parallel Universe 08-10-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2,071
Views: 203,777
Posted By XT Traveler
Congratulations on your new ride ! Don't worry...

Congratulations on your new ride ! Don't worry about the revs. I like a bike to be lower revving at highway speeds too but it really isn't a problem and changing the gearing to give you lower revs...
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
I'll take some photos and post them. I did have...

I'll take some photos and post them. I did have to do minor adjustments on the brake and shift levers (a 5 minute process). I only needed to go 1 or 2 notches on the shifter and maybe 4-6 turns on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,168
Posted By XT Traveler
Heh Heh Heh !

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Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-02-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,910
Posted By XT Traveler
Glad to see people posting pictures from the KAT...

Glad to see people posting pictures from the KAT -- when you ride with that bunch I ride with we almost never stop to take pics -- we just point and ride by. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 08-02-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
I received my new foot pegs Thursday and put them...

I received my new foot pegs Thursday and put them on -- they are very nicely made and there is a big difference in comfort !!! Because the new pegs are not as fat (top to bottom) as the stock pegs I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,168
Posted By XT Traveler
Exploring Moab

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Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
I talked with Ken the other day and I am having a...

I talked with Ken the other day and I am having a pair with a 1" drop made. Talk to him but I believe he will make anything between a 5/8" drop and a 1 1/4" drop. He's a good fella to talk with.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,168
Posted By XT Traveler
Wandering through Kentucky

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
I bought my 900SS Ducati from them back in 1992...

I bought my 900SS Ducati from them back in 1992 -- They were good folks then and still are. This shop is the way you would like all motorcycle shops to be. Run by friendly knowledgeable folks who...
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
+1 on the Kenda 761's. One of my buddies and I...

+1 on the Kenda 761's. One of my buddies and I both run the Kenda 761's on our Scramblers and they do quite well both on road, in gravel and did fine in the little bit of dirt I have taken the Scram...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
I had an R1150GS and put about 60K miles on it --...

I had an R1150GS and put about 60K miles on it -- really liked the bike and used it a lot for two up touring. I currently own a 2008 Scrambler and have taken it on a couple of trips. The GS is more...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
The data is really clear -- texting drivers are...

The data is really clear -- texting drivers are more of a hazard than drunk drivers -- yet nothing is really being done to bring this huge problem under control ! :kboom Glad you are OK...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Congrats !!. :clap I did that trip (from Ohio)...

Congrats !!. :clap I did that trip (from Ohio) back in 1999 on a Yamaha XT600 and will always have great memories of Alaska. Also gald to hear that the Stelvio did so well.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
I planned to go to Elkader but blew my right knee...

I planned to go to Elkader but blew my right knee out riding the KAT on my DRZ400.

Geez -- last year I missed the National Rally because of back surgery and this year its my knee -- Maybe I...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
+1 I've also gotten parts from Lindsay -- she's...

+1 I've also gotten parts from Lindsay -- she's knowledgeable and you get your stuff quickly !!! :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
Very neat trip !!! I love riding in Va and West...

Very neat trip !!! I love riding in Va and West Va.
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Motorcycle Consumer News -- The magazine that...

Motorcycle Consumer News -- The magazine that DOESN'T accept advertising -- did a thorough review on the 2012 Stelvio NTX and what they had to say was very positive and quite close to what my...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Dan Thanks! Mine isn't as bad as yours --...

Dan

Thanks! Mine isn't as bad as yours -- mine is more of the first one or two take offs when cold and it doesn't stall the bike. Other than that it's fine.

One last question -- was yours...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Dan I know you worked with you dealer for...

Dan

I know you worked with you dealer for quite some time to get Guzzi to warranty this -- can you tell us what put you over the top. I have the same problem (as do many of us) with my clutch...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
Bad year for legs -- I blew out my right knee...

Bad year for legs -- I blew out my right knee down on the KAT (Torn MCL and Torn Meniscus). Not even on a hard section. Very dusty and I couldn't see, hit something with my front wheel -- still not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-08-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 66,477
Posted By XT Traveler
Amen !!!! Geeez -- most of the time you...

Amen !!!!

Geeez -- most of the time you never even know when a company is developing a new product until it hits the market. This thread gave us the opportunity to kind of "go along for the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
Ray The molded hard rubber housing is an...

Ray

The molded hard rubber housing is an intriguing. If these were durable, waterproof, vibration resistant, and bright enough I would think there would be a good market for them at those price...
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
thanks !!!

thanks !!!
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Exactly what Dan said ! There are some issues...

Exactly what Dan said ! There are some issues with the Stelvios but none that aren't either being rectified by the factory , by the dealer, or fairly easily by the owner. In gerneral these are...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
I explored this a little a couple of years ago. ...

I explored this a little a couple of years ago. 2008 and later KLR 650 forks will slide right up in the Scrambler triple trees and you get the 21" front wheel. There will be a little detail...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
I have a Givi E 52 Top Box (with brake light kit)...

I have a Givi E 52 Top Box (with brake light kit) and the Givi E 96 rack mounted to it (for those light weight pieces that don't fit inside). I used the Give E708 Monokey Adapter plate assembly -- ...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
Congrats! -- great trip and I'm sure what will be...

Congrats! -- great trip and I'm sure what will be a lot of great memories !
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
You've bested me by one !! I've only had 75...

You've bested me by one !! I've only had 75 bikes though not near as many Beemers as you (just two -- R100RS & R1150GS). The 75 motorcycles I've owned are spread over 13 different brands. However,...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
More info !!!! Particularly about the swingarm...

More info !!!! Particularly about the swingarm :y0!.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
I've had similar experience with the Scotch Guard...

I've had similar experience with the Scotch Guard and Camp Dry products and have a jacket that is in good shape but has lost any semblance of water proofing -- let us know how this treatment works.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-15-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 2,968
Views: 146,230
Posted By XT Traveler
Indypup We rode out to Moonshine too but...

Indypup

We rode out to Moonshine too but took paved roads -- looks like you guys had even more fun than us !! Love to know what route you worked out.
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 21,116
Views: 6,075,576
Posted By XT Traveler
The rack is made by MC Enterprises and if your go...

The rack is made by MC Enterprises and if your go to their site they don't show one for the Scrambler. J C Whitney often gets these things wrong. Here's the link: ...
Forum: Beasts 04-13-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Another good oil alternative ...

Another good oil alternative

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Liqui-Moly-Race-Tech-GT-1-10W-60-Synthetic-Motor-Oil-10-liters-for-M3-M5-M6-/181092760838


It gets good reviews and is approved for uses...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By XT Traveler
Sounds like a neat event. My wife and I are...

Sounds like a neat event. My wife and I are strongly considering riding out for this but are not big campers. Are there any motels or rental cabins in the area?

Thanks !!
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Woo Hoo good to hear! -- I have a set of PR4...

Woo Hoo good to hear! -- I have a set of PR4 Trails waiting to be mounted on my cast wheels and my son just bought a set of PR4's for his Buell Ulysses.
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
Wow that quest took and interesting turn --...

Wow that quest took and interesting turn -- Congrats !! Enjoy !!!!
Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10,590
Views: 1,371,508
Posted By XT Traveler
WINDSHIELD BUFFETING I'm a bit late in...

WINDSHIELD BUFFETING
I'm a bit late in responding to this but I wanted to take some new pics to illustrate what I did. Winshield buffeting -- I've been able to reduce windshield buffeting...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,168
Posted By XT Traveler
Darn it !!

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