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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
They could put the seating area where you want...

They could put the seating area where you want it, and adjust the height as you need it. I wish I had done mine as a single and moved the seating area back. I have seen them set up this way and it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
The Russell does raise you up a little bit. ...

The Russell does raise you up a little bit.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/555/18285421623_035570b267_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/tRPyN4)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/tRPyN4) by jspringator...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
I can tell you for sure the stock seat is not...

I can tell you for sure the stock seat is not designed to be ridden hard for 8 hours in the mountain twisties by a 57 year old man. I solved that problem.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
I tried the sheepskin pad, the blow up pad, and...

I tried the sheepskin pad, the blow up pad, and the Corbin. Nothing worked until I got a Russell. A little expensive, but since I got a good deal on the bike, it is affordable in the context of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 40,573
Posted By jspringator
I drove past Wallace Station in the convertible...

I drove past Wallace Station in the convertible this afternoon. Place was packed.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,553,940
Posted By jspringator
Does anyone know of plastic tape stripes that...

Does anyone know of plastic tape stripes that will work on a newer Clarke tank?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 272,140
Posted By jspringator
It's leaning out. Try taping up the hole with...

It's leaning out. Try taping up the hole with duct tape and see how it does. A 2" x 2" hole in an airbox of a 250 is HUGE. You don't know if they modified the jetting to accommodate that. Given...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 272,140
Posted By jspringator
Does it run better at higher RPM's with the choke...

Does it run better at higher RPM's with the choke pulled out? Experiment with different level of choke. If so. It is a clogged main. The seafoam may fix it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 272,140
Posted By jspringator
As I understand it, they recommend heavy duty...

As I understand it, they recommend heavy duty tubes for spoked wheels and tubeless radial tires. I just put 2 on my XT. How long do I have before they fail?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
I am very similarly situated. I bought my 06...

I am very similarly situated. I bought my 06 with 200 miles on it a couple of years ago. It rides on a carrier on the front of my Excursion while towing a 33 foot travel trailer. I added a few...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 228,810
Posted By jspringator
I would much rather have that bike than my ST,...

I would much rather have that bike than my ST, but I'm too far into the ST with expensive mods to make a change.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 363,329
Posted By jspringator
It needed a little tweaking for me too. RDL...

It needed a little tweaking for me too. RDL seat, MCL pegs, second gen Helibars, 60 series rear tire and a lowered Works shock. Still breaking in the seat, but I can already tell the difference in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 122,628
Posted By jspringator
These guys were assembling for a ride. About 10...

These guys were assembling for a ride. About 10 bikes. Downtown Versailles is kind of an unusual assembly point for out of towners.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 122,628
Posted By jspringator
Saw a group of riders this morning at Marathon...

Saw a group of riders this morning at Marathon (formerly BP) in Versailles. Lots of BMW's an S-10 and Triumph sport bike.

Anyone in this thread there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
For those of you that have mounted a 18" wheel on...

For those of you that have mounted a 18" wheel on the front, what spoke kit did you use?
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 248,024
Posted By jspringator
It's a foot wider. 2 bikes could be doable on it.

It's a foot wider. 2 bikes could be doable on it.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,075
Views: 229,860
Posted By jspringator
This stuff cleaned the nasty coating on ST's...

This stuff cleaned the nasty coating on ST's windshield.

http://www.amazon.com/einszett-924410-Plastic-Deep-Cleaner/dp/B004B8EUI0/ref=pd_sbs_auto_3?ie=UTF8&refRID=02FBM1JMB8F8V4ENPG58
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
I put a LED light in the front turn signals. It...

I put a LED light in the front turn signals. It fit, but not correctly. I couldn't get the bulbs all the way in so they would light up when the ignition is on. The turn signals work correctly, but...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 72,310
Posted By jspringator
I wear them when I'm driving a car for 10 hours. ...

I wear them when I'm driving a car for 10 hours. Huge difference. I'm not dragging my right leg when I get out of the car.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
Where do I access the yellow wire?

Where do I access the yellow wire?
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
I have a white Clarke tank. Where can I get...

I have a white Clarke tank.

Where can I get blue stick on stripes that match the blue color of the 06?

I did put an oversized black Yamaha medallion, and it helped some, but it needs some blue...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 72,310
Posted By jspringator
He is probably at a show or something. I think...

He is probably at a show or something. I think they run a size on the large side. I normally wear a large but a medium fit well.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-26-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
I use Pandora. I have some songs on Google play...

I use Pandora. I have some songs on Google play it the cell service goes out.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,078,066
Posted By jspringator
Has anybody tried the personal ThermaCELL? Here...

Has anybody tried the personal ThermaCELL? Here is the big one.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0030WV9AA/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AMQ6Z1UXMXS2X
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-24-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
Ordered this case today for my 6 plus. ...

Ordered this case today for my 6 plus.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,078,066
Posted By jspringator
That cot makes that 2 man tent seem much roomer. ...

That cot makes that 2 man tent seem much roomer. I've got a Quarter Dome UL that feels claustrophobic.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-22-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
I couldn't get MotionX to give turn by turn...

I couldn't get MotionX to give turn by turn directions. It will give you a route, but won't tell you when to turn.

Just tried a beta version or Furkot with the trp file converter, and imported it...
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 40,739
Posted By jspringator
Is Furkot considering adding an Export to TRP...

Is Furkot considering adding an Export to TRP format? That would help me tremendously.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-22-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
I am having a problem converting the files. I...

I am having a problem converting the files. I can't figure out how to use the software (Route Converter) to convert, much less using iexplorer to import the file into the iPhone. This is so much...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
Since I was the OP, I didn't mean the question to...

Since I was the OP, I didn't mean the question to be so limiting. I only listed Google maps and Apple maps as an example. What other apps permit this?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
After several false alarms, I'm reluctant to...

After several false alarms, I'm reluctant to declare victory, but I MAY have found an easy way to create a custom route on a laptop and transfer that custom route to the iPhone for turn by turn...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,078,066
Posted By jspringator
These guys can a bunch of good stuff. Scroll...

These guys can a bunch of good stuff. Scroll down.

http://www.westsixth.com/?ao_confirm

I'm sure there are others.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8,842
Views: 2,553,940
Posted By jspringator
I've been trailering my XT to various rallys and...

I've been trailering my XT to various rallys and get togethers. Of course, I've trailered my ST on occasion too. I would rather get to the destination in a car and ride once I'm there. I don't...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,452
Views: 3,078,066
Posted By jspringator
Great idea! I use Tyvek envelopes too.

Great idea! I use Tyvek envelopes too.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
Is it methanol that is in Dry Gas?

Is it methanol that is in Dry Gas?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-15-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
Can you save the custom route to an iPhone app...

Can you save the custom route to an iPhone app (Apple maps or Google maps) so the app will give turn by turn directions for the custom route?
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
Congrats! I would have thought the Ethanol in...

Congrats! I would have thought the Ethanol in the fuel would have dissolved the water in the fuel, at least enough to run the bike.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 02-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 40,311
Posted By jspringator
Has anybody created a route that is blacktop and...

Has anybody created a route that is blacktop and gravel road only? I've got street tires on my XT, but I think it will do well on gravel. I don't want to do water crossings or mud.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-07-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 143,435
Posted By jspringator
I like that I suppose that acts as your tether...

I like that I suppose that acts as your tether that they recommend. Did you glue the rubber pieces on like they suggest?
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12,154
Views: 1,959,758
Posted By jspringator
Those tanks sometime have plastic pieces in them...

Those tanks sometime have plastic pieces in them that could also clog the petcock.
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