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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,493
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Posted By snooker
I'll forget the LED headlight for now. I have 2...

I'll forget the LED headlight for now. I have 2 LED aux lights from AdvMonster now 3 years old still doing fine (on his dimmer and with little time used at 100%) and they will work in case I blow a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
It's kindof a problem with basic physics. Other...

It's kindof a problem with basic physics. Other than dirt bike lights they are kindof intended to fit completely inside the bucket. If they don't fit it's a problem, if they DO fit then they are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
I always look for the thickest I can find,...

I always look for the thickest I can find, thinner ones are easy to find. So...

Yeah that's an old post alright. And I edited it today as the massively thick Bridgestone Ultra Heavy Duty only...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Me too. Thanks leafy. Butters and all, do you...

Me too. Thanks leafy. Butters and all, do you think the Cyclops (http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/3800-Lumen-H4-LED-Headlight-bulb-_p_83.html) is preferred simply because it has a cooling fan...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Ard can you post a link to whatever is being...

Ard can you post a link to whatever is being talked about here? I missed it. Clocks? You mean the instrument cluster / dashboard? I'd like to hear how you sealed it if that's what is being discussed.
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Has anybody posted about trying an LED H4...

Has anybody posted about trying an LED H4 headlight replacement "bulb" like the one advmonster has? Would it be this Rev2 (http://stores.advmonster.com/h4-led-headlight-rev2/) one or his original...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Ok I've been told it's "Chris S". Nice job...

Ok I've been told it's "Chris S". Nice job Chris! :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Just ran across an excellent blog of an XCountry...

Just ran across an excellent blog of an XCountry adventure touring build with great mods and writeups by Chris Scott: LINKY (http://adventure-motorcyclingh.com/2014/02/11/bmw-x-country/)

So which...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
In addition to Erik's and Ard's pictures I found...

In addition to Erik's and Ard's pictures I found more of the X-Rack at this excellent build thread HERE (http://adventure-motorcyclingh.com/2014/04/17/bmw-xcountry-extra-fuel/) and you can see my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Leafman thanks for the valve adjustment details....

Leafman thanks for the valve adjustment details. I will eventually add your link and Ard's document to my web site when I get time. (and get off my ass and adjust my valves - they are pushing 23k...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
540 pitch ? I'm gonna guess that was a typo, do...

540 pitch ? I'm gonna guess that was a typo, do they even make a 540?? It should be 520. Also 113 links is not correct, it is always an even number! :eek1 and stock is 112 links. I also think a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
I really need to check my valve clearances so if...

I really need to check my valve clearances so if you have a specific procedure and pics/tips that would be great. And I'll link to it from my website. Thanks leafy.
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,699
Posted By snooker
Wow that is powerful. I'm glad you are not...

Wow that is powerful. I'm glad you are not injured and you still should be proud you are one of a very few who followed their dream and had quite an adventure.

Congratulations!
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,699
Posted By snooker
Bummer. What's the story? Hope he is ok.

Bummer. What's the story? Hope he is ok.
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,699
Posted By snooker
Antonio I never heard of you until today, but...

Antonio I never heard of you until today, but I've read this thread and now I'm rooting for you all they way!! :freaky

(I even have Hunter sprinklers in my yard! ) :lol3

You completed another...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Merry Christmas boyz and gals! :freaky

Merry Christmas boyz and gals! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15,703
Views: 2,447,952
Posted By snooker
Spot 2

SPOT 2 (aka SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger) for sale.
Fine condition, I used the holiday rebate to purchase a SPOT 3 today. It is still on an active service plan and works perfectly, but I will be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,782
Posted By snooker
Read about this new "Free Spot 3 to existing...

Read about this new "Free Spot 3 to existing customers" rebate (with active service plan) here: LINKY (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031257)

If your plan is up for renewal soon and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
Me too! Nice looking cap! I don't have an aux...

Me too! Nice looking cap!
I don't have an aux tank at present but to future proof me, and also I'm worried about the key on my OEM cap snapping off in the middle of nowhere.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
The differences in "features and specs" between...

The differences in "features and specs" between the 07 and 09 are well known, but this question is more specific.

Does anyone have a specific opinion on which motor/tranny is considered "better",...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
The heart of Terry's question is the difference...

The heart of Terry's question is the difference he has seen between the 07 motor/tranny and the 09. When I got my 07 I was convinced I was happy I had the Rotax and not the Chinese made 09. Then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By snooker
If you are like me and already have a Spot 2 and...

If you are like me and already have a Spot 2 and pay the additional for the tracking service plan then it is costing $100 + $50 or $150/year. The new Spot 3 basic plan is $150 and includes their...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 273,237
Posted By snooker
Wait, there's more! This is a new rebate and...

Wait, there's more! This is a new rebate and they didn't explain it well to their customer support. I kept calling and pressing a different number until somebody had already asked up the chain and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 273,237
Posted By snooker
There is a hitch, of course. I wanted to simply...

There is a hitch, of course. I wanted to simply stop using my Gen 2 and not renew its service plan. But if I do that this this rebate on the Spot 3 purchase does not apply. Instead it is...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,482
Posted By snooker
Free SPOT Gen3 via Rebate for Current SPOT Customers in U.S. !

I just received an email from SPOT that basically says...

Existing SPOT customers of many (all?) older products can purchase a SPOT Gen 3 for FREE !
Pay at least $149.95 for a SPOT Gen 3 between...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 273,237
Posted By snooker
Free SPOT Gen3 via Rebate for Current SPOT Customers in U.S. !

I just received an email from SPOT that basically says...

Existing SPOT customers of many (all?) older products can purchase a SPOT Gen 3 for FREE !
Pay at least $149.95 for a SPOT Gen 3...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
That makes more sense, I can't see how anyone...

That makes more sense, I can't see how anyone could complain about Scheff's tight fit! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
That's the one I have, with SW-Motech crashbar...

That's the one I have, with SW-Motech crashbar installed. It's 4 years old now so hope it is the same design as originally.

I've got more pictures here:

LINKY...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,070
Posted By snooker
Suspension Geometry

Hi meerobus, I just ran across this thread of yours. Funny we must live within 5 miles of each other and both have X bikes but have never met! :eek1
Hopefully that will change this year.

I...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
2014 Baja 1000 - Overall Results from here...

2014 Baja 1000 - Overall Results from here (http://score-international.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/2014-Baja-1000-Overall.pdf).

Listed here for posterity (the link will disappear soon!):
...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
Hey Senor Banana !!!! I found him, the young...

Hey Senor Banana !!!!

I found him, the young double amputee :eek1 Marine vet who finished:

232x Jesse Williamson
CA
Nick Hamm
Eric Nolan
KAWASAKI Monster Energy, Lucas Oil, MAV TV,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9,493
Views: 1,464,595
Posted By snooker
MY XCountry BUILD THREAD WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY...

MY XCountry BUILD THREAD WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY SIGNATURE and it points to my website.
OR just remember my name and you can always find it at my personal website: mattsnook DOT COM.

signed,...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
Zactly. I always think about Class 11 the VW...

Zactly. I always think about Class 11 the VW bugs limited to almost stock, 1600cc, 18" single shock per wheel. If they can do it then why not a GS1100? oh the silt, right! :lol3 Nevermind,...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
Oh gawd I sure hope nothing is too serious. Let...

Oh gawd I sure hope nothing is too serious. Let us know. Hwy 1 at night, not to mention the rough side roads, combined with drunk spectators and let's say sometimes not perfectly maintained vehicles...
Forum: Racing 11-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
This was just posted about 701x Alexander Smith: ...

This was just posted about 701x Alexander Smith:


Let's hope 701 is not hurt or better yet that it is just a rumor (like the electrical issue one that knocked him out of the race), and that in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By snooker
My intent was to just let people know some links...

My intent was to just let people know some links if they want to support local riders from our region, and sure I put in a plug for my 2 locals.

I never posted a single NAME of any FINISHER, like...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
From SCORE FB page: Way to go boyz! :clap ...

From SCORE FB page: Way to go boyz! :clap
Score International (https://www.facebook.com/OfficialScoreInternational?hc_location=timeline)

<a class="uiLinkSubtle"...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
From SCORE FB page: Way to go boyz! :clap ...

From SCORE FB page: Way to go boyz! :clap
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By snooker
22x is 75 miles from finish at RM1275 10x is 45...

22x is 75 miles from finish at RM1275
10x is 45 miles from finish

after 32 hours and 50 minutes so far...

:clap
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 45,165
Posted By snooker
From race-dezert, this is AWESOME :clap Larry...

From race-dezert, this is AWESOME :clap Larry you still watching? the hashtag implies this is Max Eddy:

Helicopter footage of 4x Soo pinned. -

http://instagram.com/p/vZScuuFV6f/

From...
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