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Forum: Beasts 08-24-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,474
Posted By X-Ray
I liked mine when I had it but felt it was more...

I liked mine when I had it but felt it was more of a comfortable street bike. Masterbrewer may have a different opinion - check out his ride reports where he definitely off-roads his routinely.
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,953
Posted By X-Ray
So far you've gotten very solid advice. My...

So far you've gotten very solid advice. My experience is the same as yours - I'm not the most experienced rider and crosswinds scare the crap out of me. I hate riding I80 from Tooele to SLC and avoid...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 167,907
Posted By X-Ray
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,190
Posted By X-Ray
You'll need an XL, Rev'It runs a bit small. I'm...

You'll need an XL, Rev'It runs a bit small. I'm about the same size with 36 inch waist and 32 inch inseam. Had Off Track jacket and Dakar pants and fit was nice. Could wear an REI fleece under jacket...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By X-Ray
Absolutely love my Sargent seat on the Wee. They...

Absolutely love my Sargent seat on the Wee. They kick butt.
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By X-Ray
I use a Scorpion EXO-700 with aeroskirt and a...

I use a Scorpion EXO-700 with aeroskirt and a Storm Buff. Rode Monday in ~38 degree weather and was very comfortable. Everything covered by buff and helmet was toasty. Little bit cold around the eyes...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,215
Posted By X-Ray
Scorpion EXO-700 helmet with accessories,...

Scorpion EXO-700 helmet with accessories, Craftsman tool set, Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G lens, and a night in Wendover with my wife to see Johnny Lang. Great Christmas! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,943
Posted By X-Ray
If you're just starting out, I would set a budget...

If you're just starting out, I would set a budget and make sure you can afford a good helmet, jacket with armor and back protector, pants with armor, gloves, and riding boots. If you're cash...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,366
Posted By X-Ray
Ace, I absolutely agree with you. When I...

Ace, I absolutely agree with you.

When I was doing the research into upgrading my 09 DL650, by the time I was done my head was spinning. I'm not a motorcycle mechanic guru nor do I have any...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,366
Posted By X-Ray
I used the Wilbers 7.5wt.

I used the Wilbers 7.5wt.
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,366
Posted By X-Ray
I just replaced my fork springs with Wilbers and...

I just replaced my fork springs with Wilbers and they recommend 7.5wt fork oil. Purchased mine from the Beemershop in California. Cost around $150. Huge difference and worth the money. I didn't want...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 201,938
Posted By X-Ray
So if you have the full suit, you're wearing 12...

So if you have the full suit, you're wearing 12 Klim logos (plus the two Gore-Tex logos). Can you imaging a BMW suit with 8 roundels and 4 "BMW Motorrad" embroidered all over it? Only the hardcore GS...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By X-Ray
Help with BMW Comfort Shell sizing

Since both of my local dealers aren't stocking the suit, I need some help from owners of the comfort shell with sizing so I can order online. I am 6', 185lbs, 41-42" chest, 36" waist, 32" inseam. I...
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,708
Posted By X-Ray
Bestrest rocks! :freaky

Bestrest rocks! :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,478
Posted By X-Ray
Son of a motherless goat . . . I sit on the can...

Son of a motherless goat . . . I sit on the can dreaming of finding that exact same bike brand new somewhere and how I would farkle her up. You lucky bastage!

Put the other seat on her and post a...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,682
Posted By X-Ray
Two up with luggage I would get the Vee. Can't...

Two up with luggage I would get the Vee. Can't get it with ABS. My brother-in-law just picked up an '08 with 7K miles in pristine condition for $6500. With 360 lbs + luggage you'll need better...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 23,245
Posted By X-Ray
I went through this dilemma a few years ago. The...

I went through this dilemma a few years ago. The Versys looks like a lot of fun and I almost bought a green one. In the end, the Wee won out. I liked the fact that it felt larger and more substansive...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By X-Ray
Awesome! Thanks guys!

Awesome! Thanks guys!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By X-Ray
Will call today and see what they have on offer....

Will call today and see what they have on offer. Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By X-Ray
Anybody? :dunno

Anybody? :dunno
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,657
Posted By X-Ray
Resurrecting this thread. Was in the 90th...

Resurrecting this thread.

Was in the 90th south shop last week. Looks like a lot of used trade in bikes so they must be selling. I'm getting GS fever again - the wife is going to be pissed!
...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,178
Posted By X-Ray
I had some issues with cables but managed to get...

I had some issues with cables but managed to get enough length by playing around with the way they were secured. I loosened things, tugged on things, and re-angled things. Hopefully, these things...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,062
Posted By X-Ray
+1 - use my Venting Machine a lot in the summer...

+1 - use my Venting Machine a lot in the summer around here and southern Utah. I was lucky to find a new set in 2009 on eBay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By X-Ray
Nice! :thumb

Nice! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,628
Posted By X-Ray
You'll be happy with the Wolfman stuff. I've got...

You'll be happy with the Wolfman stuff. I've got a Rainier and the Wolftail and both are bulletproof.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,178
Posted By X-Ray
Just finished putting Protaper ATV Hi bars on my...

Just finished putting Protaper ATV Hi bars on my Wee. Thanks for all the help - between ADV and Stromtrooper it was relatively easy for a novice mechanic like me to do it successfully. I've been...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By X-Ray
Looking for shop to do fork upgrades in SLC area

I've got the Wee pretty much setup like I want - the last thing on the list is suspension upgrades - fork springs, emulators, new oil, and new Ohlins on the back. I need to find a good, reliable shop...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,737
Posted By X-Ray
I love my Wee, but in crosswinds it scares the...

I love my Wee, but in crosswinds it scares the shit out of me. That's the only reason I'm considering selling it and getting another bike. I rode a friend's FJR in windy conditions years ago and it...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,445
Posted By X-Ray
Nice! Kinda what I was looking for to compare. I...

Nice! Kinda what I was looking for to compare. I have to say the road version has me very interested, even though my Wee is nicely dialed in now. Just waiting for specs and price.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-11-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By X-Ray
Thanks for translating. :lol3

Thanks for translating. :lol3
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-11-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By X-Ray
Garmin 60CSx recharging batteries

Anybody know if you put NiMH batteries in a 60CSx and run it on external power, does it charge the batteries? Searching the manual, it does say you can use alkaline or NiMH batteries but other than...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 167,122
Posted By X-Ray
Real nice thread, thanks for all the pics. Now...

Real nice thread, thanks for all the pics. Now I'm sad that I spent the season working and not on my bike!!

Hope I see you out there on the roads.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By X-Ray
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Forum: Equipment 10-04-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,251
Posted By X-Ray
Mondo Enduro...

Mondo Enduro (http://www.aerostich.com/sundry/dvds/mondo-enduro.html)
Terra Circa (http://www.aerostich.com/sundry/dvds/terra-circa.html)
Motosyberia (http://motosyberia.com/dvd_en.php)
...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,814
Posted By X-Ray
I didn't like the stock tires on my Strom at all....

I didn't like the stock tires on my Strom at all. Replaced with Trail Attacks. HUGE difference. My bike feels much more planted in corners and deals with tar snakes and gravel in turns much better.
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 41,216
Posted By X-Ray
Wonderful ride report !!!! Thoroughly enjoying it...

Wonderful ride report !!!! Thoroughly enjoying it and am envious of your journey.

Be safe!
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,098
Posted By X-Ray
Beach Moto, Caribou Cases, Adventure Motostuff,...

Beach Moto, Caribou Cases, Adventure Motostuff, Aerostich, Bestrest Products, Eastern Beaver. All great vendors.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,805
Posted By X-Ray
+1 Caribou luggage on my Strom. Hope they...

+1

Caribou luggage on my Strom. Hope they plan on making something for the new Yamaha Super Tenere.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,123
Posted By X-Ray
Fantastic pics and great report!. I really need...

Fantastic pics and great report!. I really need to make some time to visit Colorado. Thanks for sharing!!
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,981
Posted By X-Ray
Held AirStream...

Held AirStream (http://www.heldusa.com/airstream.html). Call them for sizing suggestions and have a sewing tape measure handy.
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