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Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9,291
Views: 1,405,538
Posted By dr_rock
Thanks for the info! I made the trek down to see...

Thanks for the info! I made the trek down to see it last night and had a chance to take it for a spin. Very strong motor (couldn't tell much of a difference between it and the hotter TR650 revision)!...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9,291
Views: 1,405,538
Posted By dr_rock
I'm wondering if a XCountry owner can help me...

I'm wondering if a XCountry owner can help me out. I have located one but it's about 30 miles away. I'm a tall rider (6 feet 5 inches) and wondering the stock seat would be something one could ~500...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By dr_rock
Wish I could help you, but I am looking to head...

Wish I could help you, but I am looking to head through that area also in early September (Minneapolis to New Mexico on 2 lane roads). Interested in hearing what route/roads you guys are thinking of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 101,324
Views: 19,650,904
Posted By dr_rock
Thank you kindly ADV Rider. This was very helpful!

Thank you kindly ADV Rider. This was very helpful!
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 101,324
Views: 19,650,904
Posted By dr_rock
What are these rear panniers? Looks like a solid...

What are these rear panniers? Looks like a solid econo setup. No need for side or rear racks?
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,566
Posted By dr_rock
LexLeroy thanks for sharing all the great info....

LexLeroy thanks for sharing all the great info. It sounds like Seat Concepts is making a great product. Looks good on the Xr650 also. Take it easy on the Aleves!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,566
Posted By dr_rock
Thanks FirstPath! I'm thinking the stock height...

Thanks FirstPath! I'm thinking the stock height one is pretty similar to my stock seat. Sounds like the only one that really raises the height would be the Seat Concepts Tall.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,566
Posted By dr_rock
Sorry to revive an old thread, but which seat do...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but which seat do you think is best for a tall rider (6 foot 5)? I'm guessing Seat Concepts as it's the only one that has a tall option, but curious what other tall...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,061
Posted By dr_rock
Tr650 owners, do you think build quality wise...

Tr650 owners, do you think build quality wise that this model might be a little soft? Pretty good sized plastic tail section that so far seems susceptible to cracking with load under vibration.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,061
Posted By dr_rock
No it's cool. My quoted post added very little...

No it's cool. My quoted post added very little but consumed mucho space.
Keep on keeping on!
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,061
Posted By dr_rock
Duly note and you are right.

Duly note and you are right.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,280
Posted By dr_rock
Very cool. I used to work as a brewer for a mid...

Very cool. I used to work as a brewer for a mid sized regional here in the upper Midwest. Nothing like having fresh beer on tap at home and maybe you can even use it as a tax deduction somehow.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 725,061
Posted By dr_rock
Thank you for putting this thing through the...

Thank you for putting this thing through the tests and sharing the results. Look forward to seeing the luggage rack.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,280
Posted By dr_rock
Great to hear about the "tall guy" mods you did....

Great to hear about the "tall guy" mods you did. Sounds like they did the trick.
I just sat on a Strada again yesterday and at 6' 5" it's a little tight. The rear suspension feels so much better...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,280
Posted By dr_rock
Very nice setup you have there. I like the what I...

Very nice setup you have there. I like the what I presume to be local Yuengling handle (oldest brewery in the US).
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 663,280
Posted By dr_rock
Any TR 650 owners in Minnesota out there? On the...

Any TR 650 owners in Minnesota out there? On the fence about purchasing mainly because I'm not confident that the one dealership in Mpls St. Paul will do a decent job servicing the bike. They seem...
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