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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Looking for passenger foot pegs

Just wondering if any of you inmates have some passenger foot pegs you want to part with?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 120,588
Posted By xcountry rider
Beemer

http://slo.craigslist.org/mcy/1990090495.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By xcountry rider
Eye out

Tony rides a KTM 950 and I ride a BMW G50Xcountry. What will you be on?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By xcountry rider
Still working out the engineering.

Still working out the engineering.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By xcountry rider
Down

You know I'm going for sure:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,225
Posted By xcountry rider
I think your price is good, however if you want...

I think your price is good, however if you want to sell it quick you might want to consider taking off the goodies and selling the bike for $5000. Sell the goodies seperately and you might get close...
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,019
Posted By xcountry rider
I'll take one as well. It's looking good!

I'll take one as well. It's looking good!
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
I would be interested in one of these. It seems...

I would be interested in one of these. It seems most of the aftermarket pipes available are too loud for my taste.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 142,593
Posted By xcountry rider
Model: xCountry Year: 2007 ABS: Yes Mileage...

Model: xCountry
Year: 2007
ABS: Yes
Mileage at time of issue: approx. 6000mi
Date of occurrence: August 30th 2007
Modifications (if any): Autocom system for bike to bike and ipod, otherwise...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Haven't been on a DR650 so I can't compare that...

Haven't been on a DR650 so I can't compare that bike, but I did have a DR400. Completely different I know. I don't know if there was something wrong with my DR, but my Xcountry is way better on road...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,876
Posted By xcountry rider
In for one

I'm in for one, but I will have to wait for several months. I am trying to get some money built back up after some bad business for a year or so.

Maybe six months for me, even though I would...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Sunday's Meeting Place

8 am Francisco's Country Kitchen Halcyon and 101 in Arroyo Grande.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Day 1 meeting time?

So is the time 7am or 8am? Is the spot still Jack Ranch?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
I'm in my friend is out.

I'm in for all three days. Friday is 95% sure, Saturday and Sunday 100% sure.

My friend is working all weekend so he is out.

Thanks for the help with the gas guys! Darren, please thank your...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Paniers vs rear case

I have done both. I bought my bike two weeks after they came out and there was no luggage available. I had a welder build my a custom rear rack. Then I mounted all sorts of stuff. Heavy tools along...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,262
Posted By xcountry rider
My wife Karen rides

Karen rides. She has a F650GS. She is still a little new on the dirt, but is a very good mountain biker. I think she will do just fine in the dirt.

We are in Arroyo Grande but head to Fresno...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Thanks

Thanks everyone for the info. Might check in to the Staintune.


I sold the Remus several months ago and have the stocker on.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Fuel supplement

I will need some fuel supplement. I will be carrying three MSR bottles and that will give me a range of about 160 miles. If Jeff was putting on another clinic this year and I was trying to keep up...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Quiet exhaust?

Does anyone know of a quiet exhaust for these bikes? I had a Remus on for about 3000 miles. Loved the weight savings and the added throttle responsivness. It was so loud I couldn't stand it. I added...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Third day fun?

Can't wait to see what WW has on tap for day three.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Very Nice!

This is going to be great! Secured the kitchen pass. The routes you guys are talking about will be truly Epic. Might take sleeping bag in case I need to sleep on the side of the road.

I'm trying...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,876
Posted By xcountry rider
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,322
Posted By xcountry rider
LukasM, I actually have the 27mm tool and...

LukasM,

I actually have the 27mm tool and it does not fit. I wish it did, it is such a nice tool.
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,322
Posted By xcountry rider
Great tool kit!

I have had one of these kits for about three years now. I never leave home with out it. I use it to work on my bike at home too. The T-handle kit is awesome.

I have a 07 G650xcountry. The front...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Thanks for the $300 reminder WW! No more...

Thanks for the $300 reminder WW! No more windshields for me:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,749
Posted By xcountry rider
Looking forward to riding with you guys. Going to...

Looking forward to riding with you guys. Going to try for all three days this year.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
I went through three rear tourances and two up...

I went through three rear tourances and two up front before I switched to TKCs. Tourances were okay in the dirt, but scared the s#*t out me in sand. I would lower rear to 23psi and front to 21psi....
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 97,697
Posted By xcountry rider
Thanks Brian!

Thanks Brian! I received my very quickly. I was amazed it shipped so quickly all the way to CA.

I thought I was going to mess around with it for 10 minutes to figure out how I could use it on my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Mine is trashed too!

I am sure you guys are sick of me complaining about my suspension. My bump stop donut thing is trashed too. It looks like it is ready to fall off. Haven't had time to make six hour round trip to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
far less

I have trashed a chain with far less mileage because it was adjusted to tight. As the bike cycles through its travel it tightens the chain even more and over stretches.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 30,706
Posted By xcountry rider
In!

In!
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 58,019
Posted By xcountry rider
Interested in one

I would be interested in one when they come out. I would have already purchased one from Max Cool, but I'm not rich anymore. So I guess I will have to wait for one of these.

I like the idea of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Suspension warranty

I called the dealer where I bought my bike (and my wife's bike). I asked the service manager about getting my suspension warrantied. It sounds promising. He said he needs the bike in front of him to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
I don't have much confidence in the dealer I...

I don't have much confidence in the dealer I purchased the bike from, however there is another dealer about an additional hour away that I do like.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Thanks for the suggestion Drone. I have the...

Thanks for the suggestion Drone. I have the preload set to 100% and the dampening about 60%. I tried to go more on the dampening but it just made the rebound to slow. If the shock had seperate...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Doesn't matter what I do

It doesn't matter what I do. I can ride with nothing and still bottom out. I have to ride really slow and avoid everything in the dirt.

I think that there is something wrong with my suspension or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Thanks Somber

Thanks alot Somber,

This is some great information for me. I bottom out my rear suspension like crazy. I weigh 200lbs so I don't think it should be, but what do I know.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8,637
Views: 1,743,693
Posted By xcountry rider
I wish I hadn't sold it

This was mine. I loved this bike. It is plated in ca. I mainly used it as a dirt bike. I had just got it set up the way I wanted. Then I thought I wanted more. I sold it to a guy in Santa Barbara...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
rear suspension?

Anyone done any rear suspension yet? I tried to do Ohlins, but they wouldn't respond to the shop. The suspension guru from the BMW shop tried for over a month to get information from them. Anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9,361
Views: 1,428,615
Posted By xcountry rider
Clarfications

When I was installing handguards, my buddy with xchallenge was over and installing his. We helped each other out. It was easy because we each held parts together while the other bolted up. I remember...
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