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Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,819
Posted By Bappo
Heck I did the same thing to my Roadster and...

Heck I did the same thing to my Roadster and drove it across country on US 2 and all over. Was great fun. One bike I wish I never sold.

Added Mustang seat, Progressive shocks to raise it, vetter...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,951
Posted By Bappo
I bought a 1976 CL360 for less than $800...

I bought a 1976 CL360 for less than $800 recently. Has been running perfectly since I got it 2 years ago. Maybe something like that would work although you would be stopping for gas a lot and not...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22,784
Views: 4,028,194
Posted By Bappo
Just go to a Yamahamama dealer and ask at parts...

Just go to a Yamahamama dealer and ask at parts for the new harness? Free?

Thanks
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22,784
Views: 4,028,194
Posted By Bappo
Done as well. Now I just gotta get a rear...

Done as well.

Now I just gotta get a rear shock:D
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22,784
Views: 4,028,194
Posted By Bappo
Twin, for the S10 What ballast 3Five or 5Five? ...

Twin, for the S10
What ballast 3Five or 5Five?
What harness HD or Canbus?

5k better than 4.3K?

Thanks!!
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22,784
Views: 4,028,194
Posted By Bappo
Old Git, Ya know you coulda just shipped...

Old Git,
Ya know you coulda just shipped Wallace to Salt Lake and one of us poor S10 owners could use it as a parts bike when ours fall apart and fail. All of your bikes failings are forgivable...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,759
Posted By Bappo
I have a Wild Country Mountain Quasar expedition...

I have a Wild Country Mountain Quasar expedition tent and although it barely moved in a blizzard with 75 mph winds pitched on teh saddle between the middle and south Tetons and was the tent of choice...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,759
Posted By Bappo
I would go with any tent that has poles short...

I would go with any tent that has poles short enough to fit in your hard luggage. Big Agnes makes really good ones. NOT four season. They have zero ventilation. Three season is fine.

Also I...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Bappo
I have two spot and two flood. Really lit up a...

I have two spot and two flood. Really lit up a moose straddling my lane at 2 AM that I other wise would never have seen in time.

The Onx is Very, very bright at 100% and cars will freak out if...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22,784
Views: 4,028,194
Posted By Bappo
I fixed that with risers. And it stopped...

I fixed that with risers. And it stopped immediately.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,618
Posted By Bappo
My first was one of these. A Taco mini bike. ...

My first was one of these. A Taco mini bike. Didn't realize they are popular again.
http://jleibovitch.tripod.com/c5ee0680.jpg

But the forks were only straight for about the first few minutes. ...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 24,180
Posted By Bappo
You mean like Seb Vettel winning all the time, or...

You mean like Seb Vettel winning all the time, or S. Loeb, or Villopoto, or Carmichael, or Shoemaker, or Rossi, or or ...

Nascar is no different than any other form of motor sport. Sometimes the...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,845
Posted By Bappo
If you look at the bikes used for the Ironbutt...

If you look at the bikes used for the Ironbutt Rally, which pretty much is the extreme edge of what you are describing, you will see that the bikes of choice are are sport tourers, big ADV bikes, and...
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Bappo
Not able to take the bike this Friday so there is...

Not able to take the bike this Friday so there is no rush for new tires. I will wait till this spring and decide. I plan on leaving Idaho in March and heading to Texas hill country for an S10 meetup...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Bappo
Tires for cold wet maybe slushy roads?

I am taking off from Idaho to Texas next March and am in need of new tires soon. Is there a preferred tire type for the above conditions? Maybe PR3 Trails? Tourance Nexts or Karoo3?

I may also...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,502
Posted By Bappo
Thanks for the info! I plan on a BB1500 from...

Thanks for the info!

I plan on a BB1500 from Idaho to Kerrsville, TX next March and 5 more gallons is in the plans. Leaving Kerrsville might be another BB to Miami but with a couple days playing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By Bappo
There is an old fart in a huge Oldsmobile near me...

There is an old fart in a huge Oldsmobile near me who will slow down about 50 yds before the local 4-way stop sign and then gun it through the intersection. Stop sign or traffic be damned. I gotta...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,939
Posted By Bappo
My TC is a 223 shooting 50gr VMax pellets. Pretty...

My TC is a 223 shooting 50gr VMax pellets. Pretty comfortable out to about 150-200 yds on those pesky ground squirrels. Oh and the TC fits in the pannier:1drink

My primary is a Cooper in 204...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,939
Posted By Bappo
Varmint hunting from a motorcycle? ...

Varmint hunting from a motorcycle?

http://bappo.smugmug.com/Other/SmugShots/i-ff8zfxk/0/M/smugshot_6678597-M.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,720
Posted By Bappo
I had a ZR7S and it got great gas mileage and...

I had a ZR7S and it got great gas mileage and easily over 200 mile range but buzzzzzzzzzzzzed in the handlebars and everywhere else at highway speed. Sold it.

My Super Tenere will always get 240...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,972
Posted By Bappo
Gotcha. Thought it would be like the cruise on my...

Gotcha. Thought it would be like the cruise on my Road King which cancels as you listed above and also when I manually close off the throttle.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 921
Posted By Bappo
I have the piezo start Jetboil but when I got it...

I have the piezo start Jetboil but when I got it there was only one model.

Necessary for me is the french press add on. then the adapter thing that adds legs and a platform for other pots and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,972
Posted By Bappo
It was the Audiovox cruise. And it didn't release...

It was the Audiovox cruise. And it didn't release when I manually let off the throttle. Had to manually turn it off.
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,972
Posted By Bappo
Rode the 2005 today. All nice except there was a...

Rode the 2005 today. All nice except there was a sharp clunk when accelerating in 2nd gear going past 5500 rpm from the final drive area. Turned around at that point. Not sure what that might be but...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 536,972
Posted By Bappo
Pondering the idea of a stablemate for my Super...

Pondering the idea of a stablemate for my Super Tenere, and there happens to be 2 FJR's here abouts.

2005, blue, side wing things, top trunk, real cruise control, heated grips, aftermarket big...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By Bappo
C3 here and I have found no issue keeping the...

C3 here and I have found no issue keeping the visor cracked open. Guess I got lucky. If I get near a semi (or passing) and the shield is open all the way it sometimes will slam shut on it's own.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,468
Posted By Bappo
I really like my Warbonnet hammock and quilt...

I really like my Warbonnet hammock and quilt stuff. enough that I have a problem waking up and tend to sleep in. Perfect for me as a side sleeper. I call it my cocoon. The problem is finding...
Forum: Racing 07-21-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 60,126
Posted By Bappo
If any of you noticed the Super Tenere (and tent)...

If any of you noticed the Super Tenere (and tent) right by the main gate, that was mine:D

Rode over on Friday from Idaho Falls (~700 miles) and camped right at the gate. Was nice cuz I wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By Bappo
They turn on automatically when you start up....

They turn on automatically when you start up. About the only time I ever touch the thing is for muting. I don't think I even know how to turn mine on or off:rofl
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,623
Posted By Bappo
I ordered a top box about a month ago. The lady...

I ordered a top box about a month ago. The lady was nice and when the box shipped she sent an email with quite good instructions with pics. Guess we all have different experiences, eh?

Oh it was...
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 73,440
Posted By Bappo
I think they are dual compound but there is no...

I think they are dual compound but there is no literature that says so.
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 73,440
Posted By Bappo
4000 mile pavement report; Anakee 3 on front and...

4000 mile pavement report; Anakee 3 on front and Anakee 2 on rear. Both are H rated. The Anakee 2 is a known commodity so not much to say. 34# front, 38# rear, loaded for touring/camping. I was very...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 299,426
Posted By Bappo
Has anyone had good luck finding hang-able...

Has anyone had good luck finding hang-able campsites in the midwest?

I am heading out on a ride about starting from home in ID, down through Colorado, then who knows where from there ending up in...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 165,992
Posted By Bappo
Does anyone know when the lites will be on TV?...

Does anyone know when the lites will be on TV? Speed only shows the 450's Sunday afternoon.
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 72,908
Posted By Bappo
The Klim girl said that only the HiViz Badlands...

The Klim girl said that only the HiViz Badlands came in yesterday, not the HiViz Misano. They have one hanging on the wall in their display room.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 169,119
Posted By Bappo
Oh, the HiViz Badlands shipped to the warehouse...

Oh, the HiViz Badlands shipped to the warehouse today so it will start showing up as orderable all over soon. The HiViz Misano and the Overland stuff hasn't arrived yet.

Also the new designs for...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 72,908
Posted By Bappo
Saw the HiViz Misano up close today. It has a...

Saw the HiViz Misano up close today. It has a nice new feature that will please many around here. There is now a velcro flap tab thing on the left collar that allows you to get that flappy collar...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 169,119
Posted By Bappo
Just got home with my new HiViz Badlands. Much...

Just got home with my new HiViz Badlands. Much softer than my Latitude, similar weight, lots more adjustments. Can't figure out where to run the water bladder tube yet. Looks like you run it out of a...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 72,908
Posted By Bappo
One of the reasons they made the Misano was...

One of the reasons they made the Misano was because they were thinking ahead and there was no possibility of getting the 860 fabric in HiViz and they knew they were coming out with a HiViz this year,...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,227
Posted By Bappo
I know Klim has a pretty extensive woman's line...

I know Klim has a pretty extensive woman's line for their snowmobile crowd. Considering their ADV gear is still a sorta new venture I'm sure they will be coming out with more stuff for women.

Klim...
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