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Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8,803
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Posted By spagthorpe
If you get just the EXP 3.0 do you still retain a...

If you get just the EXP 3.0 do you still retain a usable clutch? I know the Core version maintains stock clutch feel, so you still have that control of you want it. I know I used to run the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Is anyone making an aluminum skidplate that also...

Is anyone making an aluminum skidplate that also covers the water pump?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Hard Parts milk crate on order.

Hard Parts milk crate on order.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
They had one at a dealer I was at. I picked it...

They had one at a dealer I was at. I picked it up (the XL) and it was a brick for sure. Seemed like some quality kit though, came with the interchangeable lenses/shields, etc. The 2lbs is really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Out of curiosity I looked it up. The Pro kit for...

Out of curiosity I looked it up. The Pro kit for the 500 is 12-oz, the XL kit is 2.5 lbs, or 40oz. That is a lot of extra weight if there isn't much benefit.

Same lumens for both, but the XL...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Pros and cons of Acerbis 4.1 vs 5.3 tanks? From...

Pros and cons of Acerbis 4.1 vs 5.3 tanks? From pictures they look pretty much identical, but I know that extra 1.2 gallons is going somewhere. My initial feeling is that it's better to have the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,583
Posted By spagthorpe
YP, what kind of roadbook holder is that on your...

YP, what kind of roadbook holder is that on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Did that once. I didn't find the newer KTM locks...

Did that once. I didn't find the newer KTM locks that much heavier than the Motion Pro. Put a different way, the stock rims were balanced. Replaced the tube and rimlock with a Bridgestone ultra...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
I've seen people on some dirtbike forums using...

I've seen people on some dirtbike forums using plastidip on both bike plastics and tanks. Might not be as flashy as some graphics, but you could probably do something cool with a few colors of it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
What is the width difference from the stock US...

What is the width difference from the stock US one? That Euro switch looks really wide, though maybe it's just the photo.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
That sucked. I've been there. Dealing with...

That sucked. I've been there. Dealing with external fixators blows. I had six of them coming out of my foot the last time, and one of them got infected. It was deep, so more like when they...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Better the bike gets a little busted and you...

Better the bike gets a little busted and you landed okay.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By spagthorpe
The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. ...

The bulb you have isn't drawing enough current. Not sure how to fix it. Units like the AdventureTech brake light, mimics the stock bulb and doesn't cause a warning light.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,953
Views: 167,093
Posted By spagthorpe
Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I...

Sometimes life punches you hard in the guts. I won't be able to attend the rally. Please let me know if there is anything I need to do with regards to the refund. Sorry about that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,580
Posted By spagthorpe
Figure even at the normal height, it should have...

Figure even at the normal height, it should have at least 4" of sag in the suspension when you sit on it, going with the 1/3 rule. If you were to drop it another couple, and especially with a lower...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 44,718
Posted By spagthorpe
Might depend on year. They change the computers...

Might depend on year. They change the computers sometimes, and lights and buttons are different.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By spagthorpe
Pilot Roads

Pilot Roads
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By spagthorpe
Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep,...

Unfortunately no other toys. Would like a Jeep, but haven't drunk the Koolaid yet.
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,638
Posted By spagthorpe
I should check the vendor forum more often. That...

I should check the vendor forum more often. That was a good deal.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,709
Posted By spagthorpe
Or by the parts off someone else. I see people...

Or by the parts off someone else. I see people selling off their conversion kits all the time on SMJ for a fraction of what it would cost new.

You could always just get the EXC, and throw some...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,064
Posted By spagthorpe
I've got one of these on mine:...

I've got one of these on mine: http://adventuretech.ca/index.php?p=led-brakelights

I think it's pretty damn bright, and the flashing (adjustable) before it goes steady is very eye catching. I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By spagthorpe
I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained...

I want to do this. I've been battling a sprained ankle for a couple of weeks now, and just when it seems like it's better, it flairs again. It's just hard to bank on being able to ride that...
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 197,830
Posted By spagthorpe
Sam Sunderland takes his Rally bike to the MX Track

Awesome on so many levels...

http://vimeo.com/114954139
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,608
Posted By spagthorpe
It's feast or famine when you decide to look for...

It's feast or famine when you decide to look for a particular bike, but I've seen plenty of Husky 610s in the $3000 range. Basically the same weight as the DRZ, a 6th gear, way more motor, relaxed...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-22-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11,859
Views: 1,483,844
Posted By spagthorpe
I know for all large map copies, I typically pull...

I know for all large map copies, I typically pull the card, and use a little USB card reader I have. The West 24K is more like 3.5GB, and I've copied it and others just fine like this.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
That area looks like a blast to ride. When are...

That area looks like a blast to ride. When are you hosting an adv event? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,449
Posted By spagthorpe
Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea...

Saw one today at a dealership. I had no idea what it was, but looked like it would be fun to play on. Didn't appear to be sold.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,426
Posted By spagthorpe
Might have an issue with the stock handguards if...

Might have an issue with the stock handguards if you have those. The ends of the stock bars are machined, so chopping those off means you'll have to get creative.

Splitting on the highway isn't...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 278,769
Posted By spagthorpe
Delorme inReach SE 2-Way Satellite Communicator

The GPS Store has these for $249 right now, which is $50 off, plus you get a $50 rebate from Delorme, so $100 off on what is a normally a $299 unit is pretty slick.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,057
Posted By spagthorpe
I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for...

I know it was at San Diego BMW as a used bike for a while, a year or two ago. Where did you end up buying it?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-12-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,181
Posted By spagthorpe
Yeah, standard rule for a San Diego rain...

Yeah, standard rule for a San Diego rain prediction is to move the decimal point one place to the left. Then you're probably close.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,574
Posted By spagthorpe
I agree. Sell me the Ohlins. Seems hard...

I agree. Sell me the Ohlins.


Seems hard to get good data on what they are worth. There aren't many, and you only see a couple per year ever go up for sale. You can't really look at other...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,956
Posted By spagthorpe
Seems like a good price if everything works. If...

Seems like a good price if everything works. If anything doesn't, then go lower and get it fixed if you like the bike. If there is a servo brake issue, Module Master can rebuild the servo ABS for a...
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By spagthorpe
I can't make any changes to the house, so it's...

I can't make any changes to the house, so it's just a free standing structure. It's actually butted up against the house on one side.

I attached some diagonal cut 2x4s, about 3' long to several...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Definitely looks like a very minimal type of...

Definitely looks like a very minimal type of skidplate if that really is a TMD. Here is a picture of the full coverage one for the 500s. It won't win any beauty awards, but it looks pretty sturdy....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 43,139
Posted By spagthorpe
I know I could stick to my perfect record of...

I know I could stick to my perfect record of missing each of these, but what the hell, I'm in.
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8,803
Views: 1,844,561
Posted By spagthorpe
Plastic and aluminum skidplates and orange...

Plastic and aluminum skidplates and orange frames...

Just wondering how many people have gone with plastic skidplates, and which one. SoCal is certainly nothing like CO as far as rocky...
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By spagthorpe
How best to brace this

I started building something to park the bikes under, and admittedly, it was sort of rushed and I didn't think some things out. It ultimately sort of went off plan for a couple of reasons, and here...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-05-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,953
Views: 167,093
Posted By spagthorpe
In for the wait list: james + spagthorpe +...

In for the wait list:

james + spagthorpe + TR2 + D2 + thumper
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,738
Posted By spagthorpe
If anyone saves tracks from the ride, please post...

If anyone saves tracks from the ride, please post them up after.
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