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Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
haha too funny to see some of the video now. I...

haha too funny to see some of the video now. I recall that spot pretty well, but honestly was not THAT close to having any incidents there. Just caught a bad bounce while attacking that waterfall....
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Today we took a day to rest in GreenRiver UT. We...

Today we took a day to rest in GreenRiver UT. We had to clean up the bikes, do a little maintenance. The DR650 needed some air filter cleaning and some heavy duty mud removal.

My bikes front...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Utah has proved to be beautiful but mentally and...

Utah has proved to be beautiful but mentally and physically taxing. That mud was a foot and a half deep in places and about as slimy and sticks as anything I've ever seen.

I sure hope trail...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
The parts of CO we ran were great. ...

The parts of CO we ran were great.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/qu2ybype.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/gu6uzaqu.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/yty9eru7.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Here are a couple pics from the bike tune up day...

Here are a couple pics from the bike tune up day in Trinidad

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/ba6u7ynu.jpg

Gotta keep em clean.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/15/yde8ynug.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
I think it's fair to elaborate on the story...

I think it's fair to elaborate on the story Vintagespeed glossed over a bit.

So we were deep into OK, getting worn out by the long straights and washboard roads. We were taking a break under one...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By sintax
Ah we got it sorted out. ...

Ah we got it sorted out.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/11/ajabegeg.jpg

Francois from dual sport touring handled business like always. He's the man.

Got us tires shipped out of his CO...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By sintax
This was not a proper shop, more like a guys...

This was not a proper shop, more like a guys garage shop. A few guys have used his workspace before. I might just have to do some digging once we get to the hotel to tonight
Forum: Americas 09-08-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By sintax
TAT tire change in CO

Hey guys we are in Alva Ok and enroute to CO and need tires pretty bad. I recall there being an adv member or friend that had a shop just as you go into CO. Anyone recall?
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
I suppose I should elaborate a bit on the...

I suppose I should elaborate a bit on the Clarendon AR story... We stopped in at the EZ-Go there and I spot this guy rocking a pretty wicked chopper scooter across the street. He was at the local to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Getting into MS felt good. The change of scenery...

Getting into MS felt good. The change of scenery and road type felt good too. We rolled into Corinth MS pretty late, around 8pm. We ended up spending a good bit of time wandering around Shiloh. We...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Cbat: they actually offer sampling tours at the...

Cbat: they actually offer sampling tours at the jd distillery now. Kinda crazy for a dry county...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/05/e8y4agyb.jpg

Random baseball field we ran across on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
I'm gonna have to spend some time uploading pics...

I'm gonna have to spend some time uploading pics from my camera. These are just ones from my phone. We also got to check out these amazing falls that first day too. Bald River Falls I believe. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
Well so much for posting every day. I guess I...

Well so much for posting every day. I guess I have some catching up to do...

Yesterday morning we left out hotel (Quality Inn) which was a nice place, and met up with the man, the legend, Francois...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
2 keyboard commandos attempt to tackle the TAT

So we are current en route to TN. As expected air travel is the worst. 3 hour layovers in Chicago are not my cup of tea. I can't wait to get the bikes, some BBQ in my belly, and enjoying some...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By sintax
True story... ...

True story...

http://store.apple.com/us/product/HA750VC/A/gopro-hd-hero3-video-camera-black-edition?afid=p231|camref%3A11l4k&cid=AOS-US-AFF-PHG

Thats the link for the $330
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
No doubt it will be epic, just not sure if its...

No doubt it will be epic, just not sure if its gonna be epic good, or epic bad :D

There will be tons of pics, no way around that one. I'm sure i'll flood this thread with tons the same pics...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 45,929
Posted By sintax
I have not heard of any fires that would cause...

I have not heard of any fires that would cause any problems for TAT riders. Hope that does not change. We leave in 6 days.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
SeatConcepts with a sheepskin cover. Its pretty...

SeatConcepts with a sheepskin cover. Its pretty damn plush.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
*reserved*

*reserved*
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
2 keyboard commandos attempt to tackle the TAT

Tracking methods.

I will have my spot setup and you should be able to follow us on one of the two following sites.

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,225
Posted By sintax
2 keyboard commandos attempt to tackle the TAT

Well I think its getting close enough that I can throw this up here and start to lay out some ground work for our proposed trip.

We should start off with some background... My buddy Jim and I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
Where was this taken? High Sierras?

Where was this taken? High Sierras?
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 660,251
Posted By sintax
I'd be interested in hearing what you think of it...

I'd be interested in hearing what you think of it compared to your 8" light. I was honestly not impressed with that 3 light setup. I think its hard to overlook the 8" reflector, it seems to really...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 26,099
Posted By sintax
Best of luck man. We'll be right behind you.

Best of luck man. We'll be right behind you.
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,098
Posted By sintax
I have that craftsman pair and find they are...

I have that craftsman pair and find they are pretty good. I will agree though, I'd much rather have an assortment instead of replacement tips. I tend to always misplace the tip pouch.
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By sintax
I use a Baefeng handheld, tied into a rugged...

I use a Baefeng handheld, tied into a rugged radio harness / headset. PTT on the bars. Radio rides in either my pack or tank bag.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
I've thought about pulling a lot of things off of...

I've thought about pulling a lot of things off of my bike, but the return cable is not one of them.

I've had my throttle cable hang up on my harley, lucky it was on the freeway, but its not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
I'm with shibby on this one. I run that...

I'm with shibby on this one.

I run that Maxxis Desert IT on my KX500 desert bike because of its wear results . It does not chunk, and wears like iron. My riding style with the KX500 is totally...
Forum: Americas 08-12-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 45,929
Posted By sintax
way more than $100. I think the number was around...

way more than $100. I think the number was around $560 for shipment to Francois's shop in TN.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By sintax
Bridgestone Ultra heavy duty. accept no substitute

Bridgestone Ultra heavy duty. accept no substitute
Forum: Americas 08-12-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,483
Posted By sintax
We will be leaving a few days ahead of you. Our...

We will be leaving a few days ahead of you. Our first day on the trail should be Aug 31.

We should be rocking a ride report so maybe you can look in for some details on conditions.
Forum: Americas 08-12-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 45,929
Posted By sintax
You gonna fire up a Ride Report? We leave...

You gonna fire up a Ride Report?

We leave in 2.5 weeks... Bikes SHOULD be on a truck this afternoon.

http://virtualpimp.org/images/bikes/xr650/bikes_in_crate2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
Ya I know what you mean. I'll let the buyer...

Ya I know what you mean.

I'll let the buyer pay to the have the rod bearing inspected on his dime at a shop I choose =)
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 30,822
Posted By sintax
TRACKSPOT did not work on my spot 3 =(

TRACKSPOT did not work on my spot 3 =(
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-06-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11,022
Views: 1,170,201
Posted By sintax
Ya I'm noticing a sad trend here, i'm on 4.7 as...

Ya I'm noticing a sad trend here, i'm on 4.7 as well.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
As someone who JUST did this last month, here is...

As someone who JUST did this last month, here is the routine.

There are mounting issues with the Unibikers. I was not able to get either of the 2 lower bolts to line up and go in. The brackets...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21,498
Views: 2,543,257
Posted By sintax
You dont need the tool to remove the swingarm,...

You dont need the tool to remove the swingarm, just to install it.

If you are careful you can tap the locking ring (outer) with a big screwdriver and knock it loose and use an impact to remove...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-05-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,945
Posted By sintax
My thoughts exactly.

My thoughts exactly.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-02-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,355
Posted By sintax
I also recently moved from delorme to garmin. ...

I also recently moved from delorme to garmin.

My reason was screen size. The PN-60w I was using was totally impossible to read while riding.

I moved to a Garmin Montana which is downright...
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