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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-18-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Ogre_fl
Zumo 660 multi modes

My Nuvi 550 died recently and I need to replace it. :cry
Looking at the Zumo 660 as it kind of has multi modes similar to the Nuvi.

One of the cool features of the multi modes on my 550 was that...
Forum: Hacks 03-16-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 777,165
Posted By Ogre_fl
Ouch, what brand of shelter was that?

Ouch, what brand of shelter was that?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-16-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 184,082
Posted By Ogre_fl
Has anyone had luck pairing a bluetooth head set...

Has anyone had luck pairing a bluetooth head set like the Sena SMH10 to any of the Nuvi 2XXX units?
I have tried on my 2597LMT, but it says its not compatible.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yes ergonomically the KLR is bigger than a DRZ,...

Yes ergonomically the KLR is bigger than a DRZ, but for someone who claims they are interested in primarily off road riding its not what you want.
You absolutely have to add risers (ones that rotate...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Ogre_fl
It may be tough to find but KTM 640 enduros can...

It may be tough to find but KTM 640 enduros can be found in the 3k range.
That is your best bet for a buy and ride.
The suspension wont be ideal but you will be able to adjust it to be useable....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ogre_fl
Mark sent those to me too. He confirmed its the...

Mark sent those to me too.
He confirmed its the same routes as last year.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 710,265
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have heard them called push pin rivets or push...

I have heard them called push pin rivets or push pin clips.
This is a nice visual of how they work correctly.

http://www.vstrom.info/vsri-gallery/gallery/d/40476-2/plastic_fasteners.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
This is how BMW's have been at least since my...

This is how BMW's have been at least since my 2007 X-Challenge.
My Husky has the exact same controls with signals on the bottom too.
Maybe this is the new "standard".

I have yet to get used to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-09-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,670
Posted By Ogre_fl
That is pretty awesome the amount of effort the...

That is pretty awesome the amount of effort the two of you put in for the enjoyment of others :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,179
Posted By Ogre_fl
They are so alike its uncanny. ...

They are so alike its uncanny.

http://www.drive.subaru.com/Images/2011/sum11/sum11_attic/sum11_attic_inline03.aspx
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ogre_fl
That was before the KLR/Versys bikes were worked...

That was before the KLR/Versys bikes were worked out, wasn't it?
I wonder if with some of the lessons learned from those if a 640 ADV/Versys could be possible.

Admittedly the LC4 engine is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ogre_fl
I dont know how big a goon you are. I am 6'-6",...

I dont know how big a goon you are.
I am 6'-6", 270 lb, 38" inseam goon myself.
I have had two 640 ADV's and I have had a Versys as well.
With a few mods the Versys is not that bad.

A KTM 640...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well if that's really the rules, how about...

Well if that's really the rules, how about something like this.
Take the suspension up with KTM stuff up front vs DRZ.
Maybe Build/incorporate a new swing arm and mod the sub-frame for a flat dirt...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ogre_fl
Sorry, I though I was answering this:

Sorry, I though I was answering this:
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-06-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,874
Posted By Ogre_fl
BMW X-challenge with a big tank, rally fairing...

BMW X-challenge with a big tank, rally fairing and suspension work.

Husky 630 with a big tank and rally faring.

Husky Terra with a big tank, rally fairing and suspension work.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By Ogre_fl
I know the Ully footpegs have a decent drop to...

I know the Ully footpegs have a decent drop to them, I even bought a set of them for on my Versys to get more leg room.
Have you compared them with the pegs on your Lightning SS.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
No really, I took it straight from development...

No really, I took it straight from development testing.... it went through the mud.

But you should see it fly.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20150305_163024_zpsayh29mdl.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,143
Posted By Ogre_fl
I thought the 06 XB12SS was built on the Ully...

I thought the 06 XB12SS was built on the Ully frame and bigger ergonomically than the previous Lightnings.

I had a Ully and its ergos were very good for my size, I had thought of trying an XB12SS...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 74,582
Posted By Ogre_fl
The Strom is uglier. You can at least respect...

The Strom is uglier.
You can at least respect that guys beak for pure functional reasons.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Doesn't it look much less road focused now. ...

Doesn't it look much less road focused now.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20150305_143530_zpsu2n3bu2g.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Its the lack of mud.

Its the lack of mud.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. ...

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig.
You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

George Bernard Shaw
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,585
Views: 1,204,652
Posted By Ogre_fl
Its a Husqvarna TR650 Terra It has a ton of...

Its a Husqvarna TR650 Terra
It has a ton of parts it shares with the BMW G650GS.
Those are GS rims.

The first picture is here in the Panhandle of Florida.
The the 2nd was up in Tennessee on a 4...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Show me where it isn't.

Show me where it isn't.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Ok, maybe you really are that stubborn. Not...

Ok, maybe you really are that stubborn.

Not denying there is a "plug" there on the left.

The issue is you keep demanding that the 2 cylinders have to be mirror images of each other where the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
I cant tell if you are just playing stubborn for...

I cant tell if you are just playing stubborn for laughs or if you really are.

21 is the cylinder block, a single piece that contains two cylinders.

The cylinder 21 is in a state where its...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6,585
Views: 1,204,652
Posted By Ogre_fl
I agree that plugging is a personal choice as...

I agree that plugging is a personal choice as there are some risks, though I also agree the risk is about on par with getting a flat to begin with.

That said, I have plugged many MC tires.
In the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Its not like BMW is going to build this DCT, its...

Its not like BMW is going to build this DCT, its Honda.

It will be tested (and not after production by the consumer) the results and parts of the system will be examined and what fails or shows...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-04-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 534,374
Posted By Ogre_fl
Trans-Atlantic trail you say? ...

Trans-Atlantic trail you say?


http://i.imgur.com/aQdK3Cd.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7,156
Views: 1,178,136
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yea, just look at what Honda has produced in the...

Yea, just look at what Honda has produced in the past, they obviously pay very close attention to what consumers are asking for.

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gallery/Honda%20Rune.jpg
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-02-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 33,719
Posted By Ogre_fl
The rig looks good but I think you are susposed...

The rig looks good but I think you are susposed to try and ride in the left wheel track. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 126,686
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have seen you mention this a lot (a real lot,...

I have seen you mention this a lot (a real lot, all over ADVRIDER)
Question, have you even ridden the FZ 07 or is this all theoretical, like so much that you post, and based only on spec sheets?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-27-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ogre_fl
The teacup fuel tank, the ergos, vibrations (not...

The teacup fuel tank, the ergos, vibrations (not KTM 640 bad, but typical of most thumpers and wears you out after about 250 miles), insatiability at speed.
Running 75-80 for a long time was very...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ogre_fl
These are as smooth as an LC8, if not smoother on...

These are as smooth as an LC8, if not smoother on the road.
Turn right around the same RPM at speed too.
Can carry as much or more.
Similar stock tank range too.
I had an X-Challenge, not...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,133
Posted By Ogre_fl
Used Husky TR650's are pretty close to what some...

Used Husky TR650's are pretty close to what some asking prices are for used X-challenges.
You may even still find new ones for less than new KLR/DR prices.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,184
Views: 801,419
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have had white wheels in the past. Pain in the...

I have had white wheels in the past. Pain in the ass.

I have thought of plasti-dipping or powder coating my cast wheels in black though. :evil
I like how they look in black on the GS.
...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,133
Posted By Ogre_fl
Husky TR 650. All the pizzazz none of the...

Husky TR 650.

All the pizzazz none of the frailness and way less weirdness.
All steel frame & sub frame.
Small but usable size fuel tank, not a tea cup that fills on the car side (US)
Does not...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 756,030
Posted By Ogre_fl
Awful here too. :evil ...

Awful here too. :evil

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20150125_140947_zpsnflc1e86.jpg (http://s12.photobucket.com/user/Oger/media/20150125_140947_zpsnflc1e86.jpg.html)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,432
Views: 534,374
Posted By Ogre_fl
Its a 28 year old 200, I think $800 is not...

Its a 28 year old 200, I think $800 is not "really" cheap

From the condition of the fork boots it might look very rough/weathered up close.
Also no mention of the miles.

Definitely worth...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,824
Posted By Ogre_fl
You really need to try what ever you are...

You really need to try what ever you are considering.

I thought I wanted a big touring cruiser, thought it would be enjoyable for my wife and I to ride on together or for me when I wanted to just...
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