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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 51,874
Posted By themosjohn
Sweet ride. Buddy of mine has one, can't remember...

Sweet ride. Buddy of mine has one, can't remember what year. Nice that yours came with tank!
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Like what you did there. Was my malfunction part...

Like what you did there. Was my malfunction part of your inspiration?
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,344
Posted By themosjohn
Yep. Its crazy how close they are. A lot of...

Yep. Its crazy how close they are. A lot of potential in that bike. Im fairly new to motorcycles in general, but seems like these questions are nothing new in the dual sport world. Seems like the way...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,344
Posted By themosjohn
Just to add to the list, 4100mi and 137hrs on my...

Just to add to the list, 4100mi and 137hrs on my 14 ktm500 exc. Guess im over due for that fresh top end. Oil changes and valve checks with one adjustment that was neccessary. Im far from being a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Not gonna lie, that story, and your avatar gives...

Not gonna lie, that story, and your avatar gives me the Creeps
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
I feel your pain. My first real, motorcycle ride...

I feel your pain. My first real, motorcycle ride ended with crushed wrist, external fixators, pins, screws, over 3 months out of work, and my wife wiping my butt for a couple weeks. On the plus...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Good to hear. Any idea how long they warrant...

Good to hear. Any idea how long they warrant against those issues? I ask without having looked too far into this idea...

Dealer looked up parts and came out to about $265. Sounds too cheap,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Just talked to dealer, doesnt look like its gonna...

Just talked to dealer, doesnt look like its gonna cost as much as I thought. But, they may have missed a part. Think I may go with the tmd skid plate. Good chance the bike would have slid over the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/07/d767600...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/07/d76760098869c7d2fe737c9c7e24c805.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Had a very short ride today that resulted with a...

Had a very short ride today that resulted with a broken water pump, wp cover, and gonna need a side case as well since it boogered things up when the water pump cover got man handled. Heres a quick...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,745
Posted By themosjohn
Pm sent. Let me know if youve had a look.

Pm sent. Let me know if youve had a look.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,745
Posted By themosjohn
Ive got a '12 fz6, and an 07 dr i will be trying...

Ive got a '12 fz6, and an 07 dr i will be trying to sell. The dr has pumper carb, fmf exhaust. Dont know how comfy your wife would find a dr to be, but otherwise it would be a good bike for your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-21-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 103,121
Posted By themosjohn
I was out that way yesterday. Rode out roseboro...

I was out that way yesterday. Rode out roseboro and up old house gap. Thats one of my favorite local spots.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-21-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,948
Posted By themosjohn
Looks like somebody actually spent some time on...

Looks like somebody actually spent some time on that too!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-21-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 103,121
Posted By themosjohn
That last one looks like playmore beach road. If...

That last one looks like playmore beach road. If i'm right do i get a prize?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Post back on your feelings about the lowered...

Post back on your feelings about the lowered suspension. I remember reading some negative comments about the ride after lowering. For all i know, maybe it wasnt even a 500 that they were speaking of....
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 103,121
Posted By themosjohn
Well, wasnt far from some fellow advr's! Rode up...

Well, wasnt far from some fellow advr's! Rode up roseboro, parkway to 181, down by table rock, then craig creek back to wilsons creek. Considered stopping by brown for a run but figured it might be...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,539
Posted By themosjohn
I live in caldwell county. Big garage behind the...

I live in caldwell county. Big garage behind the house. I wouldnt charge storage and will not be moving anytime soon. Just an idea. Lots of motorcycles sitting down there as it is.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,769
Posted By themosjohn
Very cool. Good father son memories! Tell me, how...

Very cool. Good father son memories! Tell me, how are the A.R.C pants in terms of keeping you dry? Bought the jacket hoping it would be better than it has been. Guess its alright if you dont want to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,679
Posted By themosjohn
Hmm, i wasnt aware of a 350 version

Hmm, i wasnt aware of a 350 version
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,679
Posted By themosjohn
Must be a 6days 500

Must be a 6days 500
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,030
Posted By themosjohn
Thats funny. Not sure if you're being sarcastic. ...

Thats funny. Not sure if you're being sarcastic.
Coming from the 950, the 250's power might be a little depressing. However, if you honestly desire to get in the trails i think the weight/size...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
Thats a pretty sweet gig. As awesome as that...

Thats a pretty sweet gig. As awesome as that would be, there is no way I wouldnt make an idiot of myself in front of everybody. Talk about pressure
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,702
Posted By themosjohn
Its always worse in front of people. Picturing...

Its always worse in front of people. Picturing your melon rolling off is pretty funny though
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 15,904
Posted By themosjohn
Ive noticed 350z on the east coast can be found...

Ive noticed 350z on the east coast can be found under 10k. I had one for a while. Pretty nice car. Also had 2 99 corvettes. I owned one for about 5 years with no real issues. You hear some horror...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By themosjohn
I know Progressive will cover a helmet

I know Progressive will cover a helmet
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,077
Posted By themosjohn
Looks like a good time. I imagine the cows were...

Looks like a good time. I imagine the cows were friendlier than dogs or buffalos?
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,404
Posted By themosjohn
Greyman, i was talking about the guy running into...

Greyman, i was talking about the guy running into the back of the truck being hard to watch. Mainly cause of imaging what that would feel like. I thought you did a fine job in the video of yours that...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,404
Posted By themosjohn
That last one was hard to watch

That last one was hard to watch
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By themosjohn
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/21/c2cf679...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/21/c2cf679b2cb223df64c0749fb8b266a8.jpg
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,334
Posted By themosjohn
Gopro mounted to chin using the "creative"...

Gopro mounted to chin using the "creative" method. Think it was the strap set up for rock climbing style helmet. I just tied it as tight as i could around the snout. After watching vids from this...
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By themosjohn
Both places ive seen this helmet in person...

Both places ive seen this helmet in person (assuming it is the icon), they have offered it to me at less than retail. Seems like $275 was "my price"
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,590
Posted By themosjohn
Add me to the list of many soaked rides and no...

Add me to the list of many soaked rides and no problems. Smh-10
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By themosjohn
Without looking at the mileage, it is around 20...

Without looking at the mileage, it is around 20 miles...ish south of blowing rock on the brp. Coming from maggie valley going towards boone/blowing rock, it is just past the exit for 221. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,975
Posted By themosjohn
A lot of truth right there! Saw a lot of good...

A lot of truth right there! Saw a lot of good info in the last twenty minutes. So many bikes with various strengths, weaknesses, and price point isn't the only factor. Its almost like a game of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,975
Posted By themosjohn
Good gosh, are you even human? Cant beleive...

Good gosh, are you even human?

Cant beleive i spent as much time as i did reading a "which bike" thread, but figured with krl and bmw in the mix there would be some fun reading! With that said,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By themosjohn
A yamaha credit card. Doesnt sound good. I do see...

A yamaha credit card. Doesnt sound good. I do see many benifits to using credit for things. However, buying the xt over the wr due to price is a little crazy. You can get a used wr cheaper than the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By themosjohn
My friend is running the giant loop: fandango i...

My friend is running the giant loop: fandango i believe its called. Its the bike on the far left. should be able to zoom in to see it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 116,040
Posted By themosjohn
Ive passed a Prime truck with some sort of moto...

Ive passed a Prime truck with some sort of moto mounted up front. It seems like it was a smaller bike but not a dual sport. My brother and i were talking the other day and sounds like he had seen the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8,811
Views: 1,846,543
Posted By themosjohn
looks like some blue ridge parkway in the...

looks like some blue ridge parkway in the background there. What part of the state were you riding in NC? A fellow member on here: mrheadintheclouds has cut his bars about the width of electrical...
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