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Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,378
Views: 1,596,409
Posted By racer1735
Another shot from the Caprock Canyon picnic...

Another shot from the Caprock Canyon picnic area.....
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
The No Mar tool on ebay is what I purchased. ...

The No Mar tool on ebay is what I purchased. Less than $10 and free shipping. Left the mfg. next day. I'd be wary of the ones that say 'Hong Kong'. They are aluminum. With the torque that you...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8,378
Views: 1,596,409
Posted By racer1735
I can't match the majestic scenery that some of...

I can't match the majestic scenery that some of you have ridden and photographed, but here are a couple shots from my most recent trip to and from Marble Falls, TX. The pics are from the Caprock...
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
I'm fortunate to have a station in town that only...

I'm fortunate to have a station in town that only serves up non-ethanol blended fuel. My mileaga, with both truck and bike, is significantly greater with the non-ethanol fuel.

Having said that,...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By racer1735
I have this suit and really enjoy it. Flows a...

I have this suit and really enjoy it. Flows a ton of air in warm climates...only downfall I've found is the aforementioned knee protection. They tend to fall to the 'inside' of the leg when you are...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,545
Posted By racer1735
I would go with the most protective boot you can...

I would go with the most protective boot you can afford. The GS is a heavy bike and you're looking at doing off-road riding as well. At some point you'll be glad you have a protective boot. Adventure...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By racer1735
I was considering the same option ordering...

I was considering the same option ordering overseas but was concerned about returns. Went with Atomic Moto and couldn't be happier.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By racer1735
Gaerne SG10....great boot!!

I was looking for a pair of boots to replace my longstanding Thor Quadrants. I ride a Super Tenere', and was thinking that a motocross boot would be preferable to an adventure-style boot, as I place...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
I'm 6-1 and run the seat in the upper position. ...

I'm 6-1 and run the seat in the upper position. I have the Tobinator bracket and stock windscreen. no problem at all. I played with the angle of the screen and run it about 1/2 inch from full 'up',...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 47,540
Posted By racer1735
I've had my Super Ten for just over 3 months now....

I've had my Super Ten for just over 3 months now. What is there to complain about? Nothing that I have found. Some complain about off-idle stumbles and lack of oomph down low. I just twist the...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,653
Posted By racer1735
I wear the Bell RS-1 on road (a half-step down...

I wear the Bell RS-1 on road (a half-step down from the Star) and the MX-1 off road. Both are great helmets for me. THe RS-1 is loud. It moves a lot of air. The solution is earplugs, which I wear...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By racer1735
Check out Atomic Moto. They have all kinds of...

Check out Atomic Moto. They have all kinds of boots broken down into various categories (Motocross, Adventure, Dual Sport), with many boots crossing into multiple categories.

Some guys love the...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By racer1735
Of course it works. Its the user that makes it...

Of course it works. Its the user that makes it not seem to.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8,378
Views: 1,596,409
Posted By racer1735
This photo reminds me of the time my...

This photo reminds me of the time my then-two-year-old son dropped my stubby Phillips-head screwdriver down the upturned exhaust pipe on my Ducati! Had to remove the silencer to dump it out.
He's...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,634
Posted By racer1735
I've worn an entry-level motox boot for the past...

I've worn an entry-level motox boot for the past 10 years, although the boot I've worn (Thor Quadrant) has routinely reviewed as one of the better boots at the price point. It has been a VERY dry...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By racer1735
Staying under $200, look at the Gaerne GX-1. Its...

Staying under $200, look at the Gaerne GX-1. Its a motocross boot with an abundance of protection. Good buckles. Gaerne are a great boot (throughout their range).
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By racer1735
Four months ago, I was in the same situation as...

Four months ago, I was in the same situation as you. Wasn't interested in the V-strom (too street oriented) or a Beemer (no dealer nearby, poor mechanical histories). Was looking at the Stelvio,...
Forum: Beasts 11-17-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
That's cuz I got the last one in the state...and...

That's cuz I got the last one in the state...and rode to Austin to get it!!
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
I bought a used '12 with 21k miles and love it. ...

I bought a used '12 with 21k miles and love it. Mine doesn't vibrate at all (not in the high-frequency, hand-numbing style of my departed ST1300). Rather, it has a slight 'shake' that you would...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,113
Posted By racer1735
I started using the Airhawk Medium Cruiser set on...

I started using the Airhawk Medium Cruiser set on my ST1300 where it was a very welcome addition. I then transferred it to my Super Tenere, which has a very good stock seat, and it has enabled me to...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
I have a new-to-me 2012 Super Tenere and I need...

I have a new-to-me 2012 Super Tenere and I need some input regarding the license lamp assembly. On my bike, the entire assembly seems to fit very loose, there is about 1/8" between the assembly and...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
I've seen some reviews concerned about the heat...

I've seen some reviews concerned about the heat coming from the left side of the Super Ten. They've never ridden an ST1300 (even with the heat shield!).

My bike is a pre-owned. It came with...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
Compared to an ST1300, the engine has more grunt...

Compared to an ST1300, the engine has more grunt down low when you really give the gas. The ST actually prefered to be spinning before it took off. And the ST's headlight was notoriously narrow of...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,316,662
Posted By racer1735
Super Ten first impressions

I made took possession of a 2012 Super Tenere yesterday, having ridden my ST1300 from Canyon to Austin. I stayed about 120 miles from Austin, then rode into the Capitol city yesterday, swapped...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By racer1735
Motion Pro makes a little check-valve type...

Motion Pro makes a little check-valve type bleeder that makes bleeding truly a one-man show. You simply attach the cyclinder and short hose to your bleed valve, put the other end in an old can or...
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 37,871
Posted By racer1735
Got the 10% off...thanks for posting. I'll be...

Got the 10% off...thanks for posting. I'll be sure and do the same once my order arrives.
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,344
Posted By racer1735
Check the various car/moto mags. I found a...

Check the various car/moto mags. I found a coupon in one of the monthly HF ads and purchased the same electric power washer last Spring, for $69, and it has stood up to weekly use all summer long.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By racer1735
I have purchased all of my auxilliary lighting...

I have purchased all of my auxilliary lighting from Susquehanna Motorsports (www.rallylights.com (http://www.rallylights.com)). They have great cross-reference guides and just about any driving and...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,915
Posted By racer1735
I've used this one from Northern Supply for 2...

I've used this one from Northern Supply for 2 years now. It folds, is made of steel, is heavy (good side...its very stout. Downside, its heavy!), but I can use it for my dirt bikes or my ST1300. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,985
Posted By racer1735
I browse as many online companies as I can. Have...

I browse as many online companies as I can. Have had great luck hitting closeout sales at Motorcycle Superstore, Competition Accessories and Iron Pony. Have had other purchases from Atomic Moto,...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By racer1735
With your background of injury, it might be...

With your background of injury, it might be worthwhile to see if your doctor will prescribe knee braces. Some insurance companies will cover a percentage of the cost if they are prescribed. Can't...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 142,344
Posted By racer1735
I've had it for about 6 months now. Mainly use...

I've had it for about 6 months now. Mainly use it when rotating tires on my car and truck. I have to use a breaker bar for anything torqued more than 95-100 ft lbs, but it will handle lesser stuff....
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By racer1735
A cover does wonders to keep the casual thief...

A cover does wonders to keep the casual thief away. However, anyone that wants to try picking up your bike and putting it on a trailer will do that (hernia not-withstanding!). On my bikes...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By racer1735
I run the MT21 front/Trackmaster rear on my...

I run the MT21 front/Trackmaster rear on my XL600. BFairly heavy bike and the combination works well for my 40/60 street/dirt usage. However, you aren't going to find a tire that works great in both...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By racer1735
+ on the Pirelli MT21 (also known as the...

+ on the Pirelli MT21 (also known as the Rallycross). I put it on the front of my XL600R, which is a true pig in any kind of sand. There is a very noticable, positive difference in the handling. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By racer1735
All helmets sold in the U.S are required to be...

All helmets sold in the U.S are required to be DOT certified.

A DOT/Snell rating relates to the helmet's ability to withstand an impact (I'm being general here), regardless of its environment. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By racer1735
The Snell/DOT ratings are for impacts, regardless...

The Snell/DOT ratings are for impacts, regardless of where they take place. The key to what you are proposing is just what you said....'lower' road speeds. The issue I have wearing an MX-style...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,062
Posted By racer1735
I have used the Rustoleum epoxy on two floors...

I have used the Rustoleum epoxy on two floors that I have put down in previous homes. I suggest you follow the instructions and use Muriatic acid to 'etch' the floor, then wash it off and let it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By racer1735
It will do the job well, especially if you ride...

It will do the job well, especially if you ride trails or in dirt. I've found that a drum brake is less prone to locking up than a disc brake (on a dirt bike). As mentioned earlier, you have to...
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