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Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,336
Posted By Xplorr
Dualsport thumpers

I think many thumpers would like the Highway Dirt Bikes (http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/) handguards and dash setup. (the mirrors on this setup are awesome). Another great setup is the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By Xplorr
Tires $.02

For a rear tire, I like the Mefo super explorer (way better than the regular explorer IMHO). They are very similar to the Hiedenau K60's which are also a good choice. The super explorers seem to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,413
Posted By Xplorr
FWIW, there's a guy Derek, often found on the...

FWIW, there's a guy Derek, often found on the 'bst40 bible' thread in Thumpers, whose carb knowledge is extensive to say the least. Very helpful and cool. He can sell you a float height measurement...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,256
Posted By Xplorr
That's a good ride. If a guy wanted to avoid the...

That's a good ride. If a guy wanted to avoid the interstate, he could go Southside road or Albert-Lothrop to Petty Creek.

Cheers. matt
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,893
Posted By Xplorr
$.02

FWIW, I just pulled a super explorer off my DR with just over 7000 miles on it; I replaced it with a K60 so I can see the difference for myself. I really don't think most dual sport riders could go...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Xplorr
[Shameless plug] Even if you are not interested...

[Shameless plug] Even if you are not interested in these (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811163), the Maier ATV guards are big and beefy. I bought mine originally from Fred at Arrowhead...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By Xplorr
FWIW, a similar thread in 'Perfect Line' helped...

FWIW, a similar thread in 'Perfect Line' helped me find the info on stand I use, made by an inmate here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=380877). Cheers, matt
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Xplorr
If you can't find someone in Kalispell, you could...

If you can't find someone in Kalispell, you could send them to my house in Missoula. If you were going to change them out and Missoula is good enough, Jim Iverson would be a good call: 406-728-1424....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By Xplorr
Either way I think a stand would serve you well. ...

Either way I think a stand would serve you well. There are several how-to posts around here for building the crutch version.

Cheers, matt
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,758
Posted By Xplorr
$.02

FWIW, I've had to change several flats on the trail and I really like a trail stand similar to this one here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538235). Like Gitana, I prefer the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,860
Posted By Xplorr
$.02

FWIW, I'm a fan of the Benchmark over the Delorme mainly because the Delorme seems to show every dirt/FS road that ever was there, many of which have been gated, decommissioned, abandoned etc. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,256
Posted By Xplorr
Salmon Loop

FWIW, I did a loop around the Salmon country a few years ago that was almost all dirt and really fun. About 800 miles, and four days as I recall. Shoup to Panther Ck to Morgan Ck to Custer Motorway...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,256
Posted By Xplorr
I'll second that:...

I'll second that: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=790537


Thanks, matt
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-26-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
Question?

I could have sworn the Montana had a unit conversion tool (metric to US etc.). Am I imagining this? Was it my nuvi 550?

Thanks, matt
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,256
Posted By Xplorr
DOH! Good call Jeff. I've purchased several...

DOH! Good call Jeff. I've purchased several tires from Al's, including my current front. Their prices are very competitive. I just figured since they weren't on the Montana dealers list at the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 80,256
Posted By Xplorr
Speaking of Jim, I'll be seeing him later this...

Speaking of Jim, I'll be seeing him later this week to mount my new K60. FWIW, I was glad to find a local-ish source for Heidenau tires: TwoWheelz in Butte: 406-221-7008. Matt seems like a good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31,029
Views: 7,508,879
Posted By Xplorr
Uhh, no. Unless you count the 700 odd visits to...

Uhh, no. Unless you count the 700 odd visits to my profie, by the same 10 visitors.

Or my sister for that matter. I'm trying to find peace with this sad reality. Thanks for helping.

In the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31,029
Views: 7,508,879
Posted By Xplorr
At least those folks didn't hide the fact that...

At least those folks didn't hide the fact that they visited your profile. Lot's of people 'sneakin' around for whatever reason? :huh Sometimes this place reminds me of high school, mostly middle...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
I've got nothing against GPScity, they seem like...

I've got nothing against GPScity, they seem like a great operation. However, I got mine at REI partly because of dividend cash back and party because they have a pretty generous satisfaction...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 281,321
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks

Very helpful as usual, that's a great link. Thanks ER70-2 :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 281,321
Posted By Xplorr
Carb parts

After drink'n the slide-drilling kool-aid, I'm wanting to replace these wear items and start over. Namely: slide, emulsion tube, and grey slide guide, float valve, and the various o-rings. I know...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,074
Posted By Xplorr
I really like the combo of tkc 80 front, Mefo...

I really like the combo of tkc 80 front, Mefo Super Explorer (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/4808/776/) or the very similar Heidenau K60 for the rear. I think you could expect 6k...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-13-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,231
Posted By Xplorr
Ketchum to Missoula dirty-ish

Going through my mapsource files; found this track and thought somebody might be interested. Some great passes. Nothing too hard although the section through the Lemhi range might be challenging on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks for your reply Rick, The point was...

Thanks for your reply Rick,

The point was not so much about getting it rented as hooking fellow riders up. This is a real score for the right people.

Cheers, matt
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Xplorr
Where to post?

I've got a friend who rents a cabin on her property near Shoup, ID. She usually rents to steelhead fishermen and the occasional motorcyclist. If we were going to put up contact info for anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks Albie, I'll check that stuff out. :thumb

Thanks Albie, I'll check that stuff out. :thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
question?

Hey all,

This weekend I rode through some rain (and snow), so I put a spare baggie over the unit. It didn't travel well (the baggie), and I'm wondering if I even need to worry about it? I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
And what setup, supplier, steps, etc. would you...

And what setup, supplier, steps, etc. would you suggest? :ear

Thanks, matt
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
That's a great idea; and one I would be all over...

That's a great idea; and one I would be all over if I had the cash. It's hard enough to come up with $500 for the shock. Earlier this winter I planned to get the Cogent treatment while the bike was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks msanna for the link. I'm needing to get my...

Thanks msanna for the link. I'm needing to get my rear redone soon; I'll look into axis.

Cheers, matt
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
rear shock?

Hey msanna, what rear shock are you testing here? A stock shock with new parts?

Thanks, matt
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks Derek, a wealth of great info here--...

Thanks Derek, a wealth of great info here-- Krusty should put your pics and reply in the index!

My carb has only 7k miles on it, and I just went through it so I know there is not the excessive...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks Kommando for your reply. My plugs, while...

Thanks Kommando for your reply. My plugs, while fairly new, are white, which would confirm your idea that there is a lean condition somewhere-- I would have expected some surging at interstate speeds...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 96,065
Views: 18,099,549
Posted By Xplorr
carb/mpg questions

Hey all, I've been through the index, and several previous jetting pages in this thread, but now I must appeal to the collective. I've been trying to dial in my jetting after installing a GSXR1000...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
Thanks MBD, I'll reacquaint myself with basecamp....

Thanks MBD, I'll reacquaint myself with basecamp. :thumb
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
waypoints

I'm having trouble getting my waypoints off the device and into mapsource. I connect the device, and check the boxes to upload waypoints and tracks. Mapsource finds the tracks but not the waypoints....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-24-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
ot?

This may be a little OT, but I'm sorting issues loading maps and everytime I've called Garmin support the last couple days I get someone in 3 min or less. Couple years ago with my old nuvi, I could...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
Uh oh, I hope that's just his gps, or I'm in...

Uh oh, I hope that's just his gps, or I'm in trouble

...I'll need a hell of a patch :rofl
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-15-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,181,137
Posted By Xplorr
idiot light

FWIW, I used to forget and leave my heated grips on, which were wired direct to the battery. The grips supposedly would turn off if the battery got too low--- wrong. After twice having to bump...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,288
Posted By Xplorr
Hi Jamie, I think you should be in good...

Hi Jamie,

I think you should be in good shape for your ride, given our snowpack this year. All the main passes are well open, and there are road cams...
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