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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,841
Posted By fullmonte
MX9 release date is supposedly January, 5th...

MX9 release date is supposedly January, 5th according to the link:
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/388/blog-post/2015-bell-mx-9-adventure-helmet-revealed.aspx
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
My fellow Americans, here's your sign.:deal Move...

My fellow Americans, here's your sign.:deal Move along, nothing to see here.
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
Has the "True Adventure" appeared at any of the...

Has the "True Adventure" appeared at any of the IMS shows here in the USA yet?:ear I hope Honda is paying attention to the sales success of the Tiger 800 and GS800 here in the states.:deal
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21,754
Views: 4,014,239
Posted By fullmonte
^ I'm in this camp too. When I first bought the...

^ I'm in this camp too. When I first bought the bike, I bought the smallest tank bag I could find (Cortech mini)and it's not ideal, due to the odd shape of the Tiger tank. Regular or large tank bags...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 235,711
Posted By fullmonte
Don't let the keeper at the bottom of the spring...

Don't let the keeper at the bottom of the spring get messed up.:evil
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Motorcycle-Rides/i-NndV3Lh/0/M/IMG_0396-M.jpg
This inmate had to rider his out 9...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 63,262
Posted By fullmonte
Tracy and I had a great ride out at Prentice...

Tracy and I had a great ride out at Prentice Cooper today.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Motorcycle-Rides/i-gvLvDs5/0/M/IMG_0557-M.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 63,262
Posted By fullmonte
Looks like tomorrow we are going to hit the...

Looks like tomorrow we are going to hit the trails at Prentice Cooper before they shut it down for the winter. We will meet at noon across from the check in station, parked on the right.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 63,262
Posted By fullmonte
+1 I've been taking my bikes and cars to Danny...

+1 I've been taking my bikes and cars to Danny for 9 years. The guy knows his stuff.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,351
Posted By fullmonte
^ I will try to be there on a smaller bike this...

^ I will try to be there on a smaller bike this time.:evil
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,333
Posted By fullmonte
Did you guys continue riding up that old dried up...

Did you guys continue riding up that old dried up creek bed (loose baby head rocks) and end up at this cabin?:evil ...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,478
Views: 619,168
Posted By fullmonte
+1 Looks sharp Yossarian! I'm guessing that any...

+1 Looks sharp Yossarian! I'm guessing that any reduction in airflow would be appreciated at this time of year.:D
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By fullmonte
I read that Touratech claims it is manufactured...

I read that Touratech claims it is manufactured by a premium helmet company in Portugal. Nexx is based in Portugal. You do the math and decide if you want to pay the TT premium.
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
wpbarlow asked a few pages ago if this new "True...

wpbarlow asked a few pages ago if this new "True ADV" was on display at the Motorcycle Shows here in the USA. The answer might be a telltale if we will be delayed (or denied) another cool bike.
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 50,453
Posted By fullmonte
New Years day ride, 2012. ...

New Years day ride, 2012.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Rides/i-k7f4h8s/0/M/winter2013%20100-M.jpg
To get to this point we rode several miles of slushy mud on a mountain jeep trail....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,202
Posted By fullmonte
The quickest way to the new tag… ...

The quickest way to the new tag…
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Motorcycle-Rides/i-9LjqH77/0/M/IMG_0390-M.jpg
… is to ride up the ridge from Thunder Rock to the T, where this sign is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-20-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,190
Views: 197,202
Posted By fullmonte
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Moto...

http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Motorcycle-Rides/i-mVNhdf5/0/M/IMG_0473-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 845
Posted By fullmonte
I have the 525mxc and miss my 450exc dearly. This...

I have the 525mxc and miss my 450exc dearly. This is mostly due to the transmission. You can gear it for trails or the street. Pick one. It is happiest blazing sideways up a fire road. I'm running...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
Thanks for the link. I did find this bit to be...

Thanks for the link. I did find this bit to be interesting:
Honda motorcycle boss Shinji Aoyama told MCN: "We are aiming this bike at 50/50 in terms of road and off road. The problem these days with...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
Nope. I went one tooth down on the CS sprocket 9k...

Nope. I went one tooth down on the CS sprocket 9k miles ago and it now does 7mph at idle, which is better than 9, but not low enough for the tight stuff.

I'm firmly in the must have low first gear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,170
Posted By fullmonte
The Grand Canyon of the east… aka Prentice Cooper...

The Grand Canyon of the east… aka Prentice Cooper state forest, just north of Chattanooga on the Tennessee River.
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
Anybody who knows Honda history will realize that...

Anybody who knows Honda history will realize that this new bike has one big oval piston.:evil
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,792
Posted By fullmonte
I see you're west of the ATL. To answer your...

I see you're west of the ATL. To answer your question, you can ride up to Suches, rail the twisty bits at (almost) sport bike speeds, then do Flatlands, Duncan Ridge, Tray Mountain, Upper Hightower,...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By fullmonte
Always have 3 stout sticks handy.:evil ...

Always have 3 stout sticks handy.:evil
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Other/2012-Rides/i-9rvFC6d/0/M/IMG_20120311_145151-M.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,873
Posted By fullmonte
Yes please. Post up your thoughts on it.:ear

Yes please. Post up your thoughts on it.:ear
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21,754
Views: 4,014,239
Posted By fullmonte
That must be an "update" that was not included on...

That must be an "update" that was not included on my 2011 Tiger.:evil
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,807
Posted By fullmonte
Thank you for that valuable info.:clap Looking...

Thank you for that valuable info.:clap Looking forward to reading about your experience with this tire in off road situations on the Tiger. I run the TR8 front also and look forward to hearing about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,170
Posted By fullmonte
Sorry you couldn't join us for the ride...

Sorry you couldn't join us for the ride yesterday. You would've fit right in with this gimp crowd.:lol3 Hope your finger heals up soon....
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 50,453
Posted By fullmonte
Does "heart management" mean the new and improved...

Does "heart management" mean the new and improved Tiger includes a pacemaker? :huh :hmmmmm
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,807
Posted By fullmonte
Are the sidewalls super stiff like the K60 or did...

Are the sidewalls super stiff like the K60 or did you pay somebody to mount it?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,485
Posted By fullmonte
WR250R is what you're looking for.:deal Reminded...

WR250R is what you're looking for.:deal Reminded me of a 125 two smoker.
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 823,961
Posted By fullmonte
You might also want to bring a very large squirt...

You might also want to bring a very large squirt gun to knock off that spray on mud.:evil
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 58,477
Posted By fullmonte
Rumor is that they are all sold out.:D

Rumor is that they are all sold out.:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By fullmonte
My buddy found out how "exciting" it could be...

My buddy found out how "exciting" it could be when the G450X demo bike he was riding flamed out in the bottom of a steep gully and it wouldn't restart. It was at that moment that the lack of a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 43,351
Posted By fullmonte
In case anybody here wants to ride Trail 81, we...

In case anybody here wants to ride Trail 81, we encountered two of these out there today.:evil
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Motorcycle-Rides/i-8XDwpLz/0/M/IMG_0415-M.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 31,792
Posted By fullmonte
I gotta call bullshit on the washouts and it not...

I gotta call bullshit on the washouts and it not being suitable for big bikes.
http://fullmonte.smugmug.com/photos/i-zQtcKfg/1/M/i-zQtcKfg-M.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,170
Posted By fullmonte
I predict the front tire will NOT accumulate any...

I predict the front tire will NOT accumulate any additional wear on it during that time.:deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,170
Posted By fullmonte
^What he said. Good on ya for going down there...

^What he said. Good on ya for going down there Fido.:clap Nothing like 4 big radials thundering through the air. Got any more pics?
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 604,926
Posted By fullmonte
I like the 15 alright, but am interested in the...

I like the 15 alright, but am interested in the 14 as well. Are you running the stock map or the Arrow tune?:ear
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 604,926
Posted By fullmonte
He's just yanking your chain.:evil You should've...

He's just yanking your chain.:evil You should've seen the note he left on my car's windshield last summer at the hiking trailhead.:roll
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,358,170
Posted By fullmonte
That ride is a bucket list experience.:deal I'll...

That ride is a bucket list experience.:deal I'll never forget my flight in Aluminum Overcast. The Memphis Belle stopped by on Tuesday and will be back for public rides and tours this Sunday at the...
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