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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,451
Posted By xboxer
Aluminum bolts will snap off easy. Not too...

Aluminum bolts will snap off easy. Not too difficult to get the stub out of the case if it was screwed in with anti-seize. Fusible link will hold the bars in place for the first hit but not the...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,659
Posted By xboxer
snoman002 is right on !!! K&N filter can...

snoman002 is right on !!!

K&N filter can make a little more power and more noise (which you may think is more power). They are a waste of money because it will cost ya later; letting dust in and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-10-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,544
Views: 269,411
Posted By xboxer
I have a buddy with an F800GS, trying to help him...

I have a buddy with an F800GS, trying to help him prepare a little for this bent bolt problem. Been diggin' for 10 pages or so, 80 to go and I'm completely burned out.

Can't find a pic or a...
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,873
Posted By xboxer
He said FEBRUARY! Don't you guys know the...

He said FEBRUARY! Don't you guys know the meaning of PATIENCE?:rofl:rofl
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By xboxer
I'm not much of a storyteller, or an entertainer...

I'm not much of a storyteller, or an entertainer and I don't have a stream of genuine adventurers staying at my house. I don't know what I could do with that advice ???? but thanks anyway. I am a...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By xboxer
Your lodge is cool. I'm not mad at you. You...

Your lodge is cool.
I'm not mad at you.
You should be allowed to bullshit people who come to your lodge. If that's not entertainment then what is entertainment?
Sorry I didn't think it thru and...
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By xboxer
It was all those things. Sorry rustic is the...

It was all those things. Sorry rustic is the wrong word, I should have used 'classic'. It was a stunning restoration based on a classic logging or mining bunkhouse. A very cool place, very nicely...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By xboxer
This is kind of a deja vu moment. I am anxious...

This is kind of a deja vu moment. I am anxious for The Overland Journal story to see whether Mr Collard's stay turned out as he envisioned.

:lurk:lurk

Last year a group of us were were riding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,986
Posted By xboxer
Tweekers?

Hmmmm. Drove right in, parked next to your truck, not really trying to be sneaky. Stayed there a little after the motion light light came on, even after your kitchen light came on......... even...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,476
Posted By xboxer
OK thanks for the pic. Yes I see what you mean,...

OK thanks for the pic. Yes I see what you mean, the small bolts, now I understand. That setup looks does look better than the one I saw in person (SWmotech?). If a crash bar has to pass it's blows...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-07-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,476
Posted By xboxer
The reason this caught m eye is because on the...

The reason this caught m eye is because on the KTM 950 the guys are designing all kinds of braces. The sidestand bracket is on the engine casing and it sticks out down low and if you hiut a rock...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-06-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,476
Posted By xboxer
Holan bar protects the engine casing at some...

Holan bar protects the engine casing at some level, but look it's BOLTED to the engine casing. So if you hit a rock it goes direct to the enginne case. A crashbar that puts all the shock into the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 632,814
Posted By xboxer
Thanks for the help! The reason I'm asking is...

Thanks for the help! The reason I'm asking is because I heard that they are actually 17mm tubing, but "dubbed 18mm" because KTM's Aluminum cases are for 18mm mounting,,,,,,,
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 632,814
Posted By xboxer
I'm assuming this is the KTM brand luggage rack. ...

I'm assuming this is the KTM brand luggage rack. Can anyone measure the (accurate) diameter of the tubing of th rectangle of these black racks?

TIA!!!!!:clap
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,323
Posted By xboxer
If the hole is at an angle, and is not reamed...

If the hole is at an angle, and is not reamed 'straight' then the mushroom head can't seal. You have to think about the hole and how the mushroom head is going to 'seat' inside, using your x-ray...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By xboxer
BMWMOA detour - grizzly attack in Montana

Saw this in the Seattle Times this morning.
Two riders enroute to BMWMOA in Gillette, Steve Bartley and Jim Osher (?) no idea what they ride.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By xboxer
Laugh What model motorcycle?

Sorry to hear you're having trouble. I hope someone from MD can help, that's what this list is for.

Suggestion: You might mention the type of motorcycle in your title (if you can edit the title...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By xboxer
Awesome! I'm jealous!

Awesome! I'm jealous!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,320
Posted By xboxer
Isn't Ted Simon the big daddy of all Advriders? ...

Isn't Ted Simon the big daddy of all Advriders? I would think so, riding around the world twice and selling 400,000 books. He says in the magazine interview that the Touratech catalog has 'dumbed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By xboxer
....in those conditions they might put you 'in...

....in those conditions they might put you 'in traction'.:sick :sick
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By xboxer
Reiters is on Hwy 2 by the town of Gold Bar. ...

Reiters is on Hwy 2 by the town of Gold Bar. Last time I rode there is was NOT a worthwhile place to ride a twin it's only about 5 miles of powerline roads - the ride there from tacoma or following...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,320
Posted By xboxer
Heres more info on the show...

Heres more info on the show http://www.touratech-usa.com/events/events.html and a link to a pretty good map.

Any opinions on Ted Simon? Theres a big article about him in the May '08 issue of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By xboxer
Colockum is 2000 feet higher than Snoqualmie...

Colockum is 2000 feet higher than Snoqualmie pass. It's something like 5000 feet elevation, really, which is 1000 feet higher than Stevens Pass on Hwy2.

Normally you wouldn't expect 5000 feet to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,061
Posted By xboxer
Sounds like fun! Bust some stuff, then you have...

Sounds like fun! Bust some stuff, then you have an excuse to spend the evening in the garage with the other woman (with big jugs). Oh and learn something too, like NOT bust stuff the next time :D :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,516
Posted By xboxer
That sucks. They've been trying to cut the funds...

That sucks. They've been trying to cut the funds from ORV projects for years.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-18-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,365,414
Posted By xboxer
Curious where did this idea come from --- that...

Curious where did this idea come from --- that there is an F650 twin which is not 650cc but actually an 800cc engine detuned by other means? (de-stickered). I've never seen this before by other...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,365,414
Posted By xboxer
:wink:...

:wink: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=278672 :wink:
Then put in a year or two I'll need you to put in a good word for me.......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By xboxer
....the universe pauses momentarily :brow to...

....the universe pauses momentarily :brow to celebrate the natural balance....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,198
Posted By xboxer
.... a great way to get a foot in the door.....my...

.... a great way to get a foot in the door.....my dream would be to work at Touratech in Germany - where the stuff is created...... :bow

....but not as a crash test dummie :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,509
Posted By xboxer
Ride like this your front wont cup.:D :D ...

Ride like this your front wont cup.:D :D

http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/1010498#126956616-A-LB
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-23-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,506
Posted By xboxer
You could ziptie stuff to your exhaust pipe....:D

You could ziptie stuff to your exhaust pipe....:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-23-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By xboxer
Interview for a job here and then try to weasel a...

Interview for a job here and then try to weasel a bike for the weekend..... :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

http://www.touratech-usa.com/news_images/job20071017.htm
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,252,499
Posted By xboxer
Locked Up Abroad - Glen Heggstad on TV tonight Sept25

Hello,

I hope this is a useful first post.

There is a National Geographic special show TONIGHT Sept 25 9:00PM about the guy from the book "Two Wheels Through Terror" (Glen Heggstad the Striking...
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