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Forum: Beasts 02-04-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,445,194
Posted By EncoreJoe
I can't see it at all while I'm riding :)

I can't see it at all while I'm riding :)
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5,800
Views: 1,445,194
Posted By EncoreJoe
Here's my 1050 with some new tires... ...

Here's my 1050 with some new tires...
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Forum: Beasts 12-07-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,468
Posted By EncoreJoe
The iron butt association has a website, and a...

The iron butt association has a website, and a magazine that published quarterly. There's lots of good information in both places.

I'd like to do their beginner ride - Saddlesore 1000 (in 24...
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,844
Posted By EncoreJoe
This sounds like a bad idea. You should keep...

This sounds like a bad idea. You should keep your road bikes on the road!
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Forum: Beasts 05-25-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,844
Posted By EncoreJoe
From AF1 Racing'g website: **Available June...

From AF1 Racing'g website: **Available June 2012**

I can't afford to trade my tiger 1050 in now, but I can add a sump guard and these. I can only hope! :clap
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,962
Posted By EncoreJoe
I too would like a kit with mounting bar. I'll...

I too would like a kit with mounting bar. I'll call with the part numbers and CC info today.

Thanks!
Forum: Trip Planning 07-08-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By EncoreJoe
Yes, hang out with your Dad and skip the camping...

Yes, hang out with your Dad and skip the camping this time. Your time with him is precious and you will cherish the memory of this trip in times to come.

My Dad is not a rider but someday I'd...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By EncoreJoe
Motoport gear is track approved. I wouldn't want...

Motoport gear is track approved. I wouldn't want to spend the day in leather this time of year.

Joe
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,332
Posted By EncoreJoe
I vote for Day-Long (this is mine) ...

I vote for Day-Long (this is mine)

http://encorejoe.smugmug.com/Other/Motorcycles/i-qkjMkNT/0/M/photo12-M.jpg
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,029
Posted By EncoreJoe
Yes, it is a Day-Long. I had them add to the...

Yes, it is a Day-Long. I had them add to the height about an inch more than stock so the knee position is improved. (I'm 34" inseam and have 50 year old knees).

I've only done 300 miles worth of...
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,029
Posted By EncoreJoe
Put a seat on it and ride a hundred thousand...

Put a seat on it and ride a hundred thousand miles or so :evil

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Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,903
Posted By EncoreJoe
I just put a new Day-Long on my 1050 Tiger. ...

I just put a new Day-Long on my 1050 Tiger. Haven't had a chance to ride long with it yet but just commuting 50 miles per day for the first week I can tell it's going to be great.

Pricey, but...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,029
Posted By EncoreJoe
Great choice on the Tiger! I bought mine March...

Great choice on the Tiger! I bought mine March 15th and have 3,500 miles on it so far.

I haven't done anything to the suspension yet, but I've added an HID low beam, chain oiler and Madstad...
Forum: Face plant 05-30-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,570
Posted By EncoreJoe
Best wishes for a quick recovery and a new bike...

Best wishes for a quick recovery and a new bike to replace the Tiger!

Joe
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By EncoreJoe
I camped many moons ago at a small RV park behind...

I camped many moons ago at a small RV park behind the Texas Ranger's museum. (I was in a tent on my Honda Nighthawk). It was a nice, small campground and the museum is gerat if you have time.

Joe
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Good for you! I have Hyperpro progressive springs...

Good for you! I have Hyperpro progressive springs and Progressive 412's on the back and it made a difference. Your upgrades ought to be fantastic.

Do you think that after production on the...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
+ 1 to everyone! 2010 saw me selling 2...

+ 1 to everyone!

2010 saw me selling 2 other bikes and I am 100% Scrambling now!

Joe
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,374
Posted By EncoreJoe
One of the new Triumph Twins fits the bill. ...

One of the new Triumph Twins fits the bill. Bullet proof engines and you don't see tons of them on the road.

Park it on the street and people will come up to you and ask about it or say they...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Outdone by a VStrom?

Well, there is a "100,000 mile K3 V-Strom report" in the Beasts section.

How about it Scrambler owners? Will we be outdone?

I just sold my other bike so I'm a single bike Scrambler rider and...
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Super Tenere trade?

The Super Tenere looks great and I'm glad it is going to be available in the US, but would you replace your Scrambler with it?

For the money, and the 90% pavement riding I do I'm going to keep the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-31-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,559
Posted By EncoreJoe
I just had an exam and was told I was a marginal...

I just had an exam and was told I was a marginal candiate for LASIK. So, I'm sticking with my contact lenses and taking them out each night.

When I travel I take glasses and a spare set of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,863
Posted By EncoreJoe
Nice work! Is the kit a BMW or aftermarket item?...

Nice work! Is the kit a BMW or aftermarket item? Where did you buy that?

I'm on my first twin but may be back to a "K" someday.

Joe
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,065
Posted By EncoreJoe
Jim's video is great but for one person...

Jim's video is great but for one person installation I would rather have the tool also.

Does anyone have a source or link for it?

Thanks.

Joe
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Yes, my first bike 6 years ago was a 2003 Honda...

Yes, my first bike 6 years ago was a 2003 Honda Nighthawk bought with only 400 miles on it.

I had to move up to a BMW K1200LT with shaft drive and touring capacity. After 70,000 miles it's been a...
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Do I need an Arrow pipe? No. Do I want...

Do I need an Arrow pipe? No.

Do I want one? Yes!

That looks great! You'll enjoy your bike. Mine is still 3,000 miles new and I love it.

Joe
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,302
Posted By EncoreJoe
My stock Scrambler runs 80 without seeming to be...

My stock Scrambler runs 80 without seeming to be working that hard. Limiting factor on this type of bike for me is wind blast without adding a big screen.

Like the Guzzi it's not the fastest bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Thanks for that. I can't believe my 2nd and third...

Thanks for that. I can't believe my 2nd and third post are about something I know nothing about - electricity. Actually there are a great many things I know nothing about! :lol3

Joe
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21,178
Views: 6,109,591
Posted By EncoreJoe
Do you have a part number for that resistor? ...

Do you have a part number for that resistor?

Thanks.

Joe
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,747
Posted By EncoreJoe
Great report - thanks. How did using the...

Great report - thanks.

How did using the number plates for pannier supports work out? Were there any heat issues on the exhaust side?

Joe
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