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Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 1,353,417
Posted By jeventures
I'm 6'3". I have a custom tall seat on my XCO...

I'm 6'3". I have a custom tall seat on my XCO and the fit is great. Only downside is I can't really fit a passenger on the back for long distance because I like to sit back on the seat a bit. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,026
Views: 1,080,148
Posted By jeventures
Yea, mpg under 50 is likely a sign something...

Yea, mpg under 50 is likely a sign something needs attention: http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/bmw/g650_xcountry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
We are planning to be there but only for Sunday. ...

We are planning to be there but only for Sunday. Enjoy the ride out!
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7,026
Views: 1,080,148
Posted By jeventures
I have not owned my xcountry long enough to find...

I have not owned my xcountry long enough to find out. However, my ktm 950 oil would be milky from condensation if the bike wasn't run up to temp long enough to burn it off. If it's a small amount...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9,103
Views: 1,353,417
Posted By jeventures
+1 I bought this bike for 70% commuting and...

+1

I bought this bike for 70% commuting and 30% dual sport camping. Best urban assault I've owned so far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Beemer mtc owners are only elitist about their...

Beemer mtc owners are only elitist about their coffee:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,522
Views: 330,237
Posted By jeventures
Sooo. What's the current tag?

Sooo. What's the current tag?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 69,764
Posted By jeventures
I'd like to but we are going to the demolition...

I'd like to but we are going to the demolition derby that night. Channeling my redneck:) Need to ride together soon and buy you a brewski. The work you did at the house has held up very well to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-20-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 69,764
Posted By jeventures
IHF, I don't think these guys are going to be the...

IHF, I don't think these guys are going to be the "hook-up doods" you are looking for. This isn't that kind of a website. Not all street riders are into that :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,451
Views: 934,929
Posted By jeventures
Any of my Uly friends need a service manual? ...

Any of my Uly friends need a service manual? http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1001103
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 133,871
Posted By jeventures
+1

I bought mine with a cold stall issue. Decided it was at most a $50 fix if the decompression lever needed replacing. Fixed mine just by a thorough cleaning.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 133,871
Posted By jeventures
Thanks for tips last week. I cleaned the...

Thanks for tips last week. I cleaned the throttle body, actuator, etc. Put in new spark plugs and a fresh battery. Bike idles right every time and runs like a champ:D Other garage projects...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
I had a Vee for a couple years, stock seat, 6'3"....

I had a Vee for a couple years, stock seat, 6'3". I thought the fit was pretty roomy....pretty much same fit on my brothers wee IIRC. Only complaint was the wind buffeting from each of the 3...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 133,871
Posted By jeventures
Thanks for the tip. I'll do this and possibly...

Thanks for the tip. I'll do this and possibly the throttle body.





I called the local dealership and they promise they have shims in stock..hopefully I won't need them.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 133,871
Posted By jeventures
Just bought my first BMW X bike. Model:...

Just bought my first BMW X bike.

Model: xCountry
Year: 2007
ABS: yes
Mileage at time of issue: 12,800
Description of Failure(s): Common stalling 15 seconds after cold start, fine after that.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4,451
Views: 934,929
Posted By jeventures
I have always hung mine from the beam in my...

I have always hung mine from the beam in my garage. With straps on both ends of the bike going to the center beam I raise it up, chock the muffler with plastic car ramps and rest it on those with...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,578
Posted By jeventures
Quit looking for justification of your choice of...

Quit looking for justification of your choice of a vstrom and go ride:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Yea , I wouldn't let anyone named Murphey even...

Yea , I wouldn't let anyone named Murphey even get near my house with a backhoe. Might end up with dirt jumps instead of a driveway.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Make me an offer I can't refuse:D Seriously...

Make me an offer I can't refuse:D Seriously though, I might come down a little if someone brought beer or scotch when they came to check out the bike:freaky
...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,451
Views: 934,929
Posted By jeventures
Pic from TN hills

Nice morning jaunt with my wife.

http://images.craigslist.org/00B0B_gzVzRazXioS_600x450.jpg

As much as I love the Uly I'm getting the itch to try something else. Linky in case your friends...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
The false stop worked well in Tellico. lol

The false stop worked well in Tellico. lol
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Man, even with a rebuild that seems pretty low. ...

Man, even with a rebuild that seems pretty low. If I were not dropping so much money on the house this summer I'd be heading out to look into this one.

JE
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,451
Views: 934,929
Posted By jeventures
Abs

Is American Sportbike the retailer of choice for a replacement belt drive? Not seeing many options out there...

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,406
Views: 1,257,392
Posted By jeventures
+1. Also, I prefer to trailer these bikes home...

+1. Also, I prefer to trailer these bikes home from purchase and check valves before putting on miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,918
Posted By jeventures
Can't help but point this out...the person who...

Can't help but point this out...the person who would theoretically answer "no" to this question is not going to be in this forum. They will be off in some other forum for the bike they replaced it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 69,764
Posted By jeventures
I don't know the cruiser but that's my Buell in...

I don't know the cruiser but that's my Buell in the second pic. Nicely set up fj you're riding.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 69,764
Posted By jeventures
We will be there. Buell and beer less or...

We will be there. Buell and beer less or prius...either way headed south soon.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Thinking naked sport bike of some sort for the...

Thinking naked sport bike of some sort for the next bike...but not a Versys. Their riders have a bad rap around these parts:deal

PS- better ad in a better place:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Changing up my line-up

Hey friends, I'm making some changes in the two wheel department. My sport-touring/adventure-touring bike is on the market if you know anyone interested:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Confession time, which one of you is this? ...

Confession time, which one of you is this?

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
:norton Impressive. Still not interested in...

:norton

Impressive. Still not interested in the honda car lineup. But they can do just about anything well it seems.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Even while out riding he's worrying about missing...

Even while out riding he's worrying about missing out on a couple new acquisitions! :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
It so happens that the valve clearance spec is...

It so happens that the valve clearance spec is the same as 1/6th turn out from flush on the screw adjuster(on the RFS). Loosen the nut, turn the screw adjuster in until it's flush, bring the nut to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,100
Posted By jeventures
If you live in the city there a so many better...

If you live in the city there a so many better options than a ramp for loading a street bike into a truck. I prefer to back my tailgate to the top of a couple stairs that lead to a walkway...then...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Is there consensus on SV for Sunday? My Sunday...

Is there consensus on SV for Sunday? My Sunday just might open up...450 is ready and waiting.

JE
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 69,764
Posted By jeventures
Mike Silar did you wear gaiters to dinner under...

Mike Silar did you wear gaiters to dinner under that jacket?!?!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
Shoot me a text if you guys do want to ride...

Shoot me a text if you guys do want to ride localish on Saturday. I'd love to shake this cabin fever.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
After mulching leaves I rode the worlds shortest...

After mulching leaves I rode the worlds shortest trail in the woods behind my house...practicing seat bounces and annoying the neighbors. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
It's on because it doesn't rain in the dessert...

It's on because it doesn't rain in the dessert :lol3 No mud to clog a low fender. I think the low fender also allows more airflow to the radiators and causes less wind drag. But yea, a little ugly.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12,951
Views: 622,952
Posted By jeventures
This would be good for the little Dakar section...

This would be good for the little Dakar section out in ETN.
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