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Forum: Beasts 03-31-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,260
Posted By esalentine
Where in Northern MN? Warroad here. I...

Where in Northern MN? Warroad here.

I purchased a used '07 X three and a half years ago with 4K miles on it. It'll be turning 50K this spring. I too debated between this bike and an '08 or newer....
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
+1 on removing the Cramp Buster... ...

+1 on removing the Cramp Buster...

http://i854.photobucket.com/albums/ab106/mn_snoman/Alaska%202010/Alaska220.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By esalentine
The border crossing at I-Falls / Fort Frances...

The border crossing at I-Falls / Fort Frances should be just fine. I've crossed there several times and don't think I've ever been held up for more than a couple minutes. Then again, that would be...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16,232
Views: 902,178
Posted By esalentine
BMW Demo

Good to hear of another happy customer of 'Indian Triumph Fargo'.

If anyone else might be interested, the BMW demo trailer will be at Wildwood on Friday, May 13th. It sounds like they will begin...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16,232
Views: 902,178
Posted By esalentine
Tiger 800XC

I had a chance to test ride the Tiger 800XC at Bike Week in Daytona last month. I'll be looking for a replacement for the Uly in the next year or two (unless ERB comes to market with a production DS...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
Tubes

Treefrog - have you ever seen any rub marks on that plate from your tire? How much clearance do you have? I have one tube in that general area, but mounted up higher. I thought there was limited...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
Mine are actually home made, but I pretty much...

Mine are actually home made, but I pretty much copied Palmers design. They are a very worth-while investment if you like to put in long days in the saddle.
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
Yes sir. You can see the pipeline in the...

Yes sir. You can see the pipeline in the background. For the most part it was in pretty good shape for us. We did have some rain both on the way up and back that muddied things up for us, but the...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
A couple of my favorites from AK last summer...

http://i854.photobucket.com/albums/ab106/mn_snoman/Alaska%202010/Alaska185.jpg

http://i854.photobucket.com/albums/ab106/mn_snoman/Alaska%202010/Alaska254.jpg
Forum: Canada 03-29-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16,232
Views: 902,178
Posted By esalentine
Echo Trail

I rode the Echo Trail last summer on the way back from the North Shore with a buddy. Defiantely Ulyable... :D
Forum: Canada 03-29-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16,232
Views: 902,178
Posted By esalentine
Don't know any of you guys, but I may be...

Don't know any of you guys, but I may be interested in hooking up with the group in Kenora or Fort Frances. That is if the Uly can handle the trails you're planning on. I'm running off a set of...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,177
Posted By esalentine
Plastic Damage

I've got a question I'd like to slip into this thread since it's somewhat related. I was struggling to remove the adhesive foam tape from a reflector on my Hepco plastic panniers (rough textured...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,005
Views: 145,832
Posted By esalentine
I'm definately interested too. Ridden sled quite...

I'm definately interested too. Ridden sled quite a bit on the North Shore, but haven't had the bike up there yet. Will be watching for a date and more info...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By esalentine
Homestead in Early March

FLARider1 - I'm going to be flying down to South Florida from Minnesota in early March with a buddy. My buddy and his brother rode a couple Victory Kingpins down there last fall and left them at...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,646
Posted By esalentine
Shoei vs. Arai

I had planned on buying a Hornet for next season, but I hadn't considered fogging when I compared it to the Arai XD3. Does anyone out there know if the Arai is any better in this regard? Do they have...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,436
Views: 704,004
Posted By esalentine
Looks awesome! I'm ready for a change in seasons...

Looks awesome! I'm ready for a change in seasons and a change in toys...

Eric.
Forum: Canada 11-14-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,646
Posted By esalentine
Breath Deflector

It doesn't look like Shoei makes one specifically for the Hornet, but try finding a breath deflector that's about the right shape. It doesn't need to be plumbed into the helmet to work - I think...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
The Road Home

The plan was to stop in Vermillion Bay for gas and breakfast. When we got to Vermillion bay, it didn’t look like the same town I remembered snowmobiling there a couple years before. At first glance,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Ear Falls

It was about 7:00 when we pulled in to Ear Falls and was starting to get dark. We had origainlly planned on setting up camp before supper in the light, but after driving around for a 1/2 hour and not...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Plan B

It was only about 6 miles back to the intersection Hektoglider had marked. From there we knew from his route that we’d be able to get to Ear Falls. It was already 4:00 and there wasn’t too much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Bridge Out

We got up to an intersection that was marked on my GPS from a waypoint that Hektoglider sent me. This is the intersection where, several years earlier he came up on an old road closed sign, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
English River Road

I had the route planned out in my GPS, which probably wasn’t needed for this trip, but it was nice for getting us out of Kenora quickly. The drive up to Redditt wasn’t too exciting. Pretty straight...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Kenora

After spending about 20 minutes in Sioux Narrows, it was time to hit the road again. Off to Kenora. We decided that would be a good place to gas up again and find something to eat.<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Backroads Mapbook

On the Canada forum, MFS suggested I find a “Backroads Mapbook (http://www.backroadmapbooks.com/main/index.html)”, claiming that it is a must-have tool for venturing into the bush. From their...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
Northbound

We managed to get going a little before 8:00. A little behind schedule, but not too bad. Still plenty of daylight to get to Red Lake. Chris had already ridden a half hour to get to my place just...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By esalentine
Ride Report

Finally got the ride report posted...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633434
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-31-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By esalentine
NW Ontario's English River Road

A few weeks back, my buddy Chris (CaptainSlow) and I had planned on riding in the Harvest Rally (http://www.glmc.org/harvest.html) in southern Minnesota. As it turned out, we weren’t able to make the...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By esalentine
Another '07 owner here. Bought mine used with 4K...

Another '07 owner here. Bought mine used with 4K miles 2 weeks before the shutdown. I now have 23K. The nearest H-D dealer to me that handles Buell is 4 hours away, so I never had any intention on...
Forum: Canada 10-19-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10,436
Views: 704,004
Posted By esalentine
Northern Minnesota

I've been lurking for a while, and thought I'd introduce myself. I'm living in Warroad, MN and like to do a fair amount of riding north of the border. I've got more of a history with ATV's and sleds,...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By esalentine
Ride Report to follow...

Just returned from a beautiful fall weekend of riding in NW Ontario. On my way north Saturday morning I stopped at the Trading Post in Sioux Narrows to pick up a copy of the Backroads Mapbook. Thanks...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By esalentine
Hektoglider - I was able to load up your tracks....

Hektoglider - I was able to load up your tracks. I saved them on my unit so I have them for reference if needed.

MFS - thanks for the tip on the "Backroad Mapbook". I've seen something similar...
Forum: Canada 09-28-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By esalentine
Hektoglider - I may take you up on that offer of...

Hektoglider - I may take you up on that offer of tracks and waypoints up to Seperation Lake. I really want to try this weekend, but the other two guys taggin along have their doubts. We have already...
Forum: Canada 09-28-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By esalentine
Kenora to Red Lake the hard way

Has anyone out there ridden North of Kenora through Redditt and taken the forest roads all the way up to Red Lake? I'm thinking about trying that ride this weekend. I know there isn't much logging in...
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 964,674
Posted By esalentine
Front Fender

Mike - what are you running for a front fender on your Uly? Not quite as sexy as the stock Uly X fender, but more functional. The first few times in the mud on a Uly are fun, but then having mud...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,405
Posted By esalentine
Austin from Hawaii

How much did you talk with this guy - Austin? A buddy and I were up there a couple weeks before you I think, and am pretty sure we saw that bike sitting at a dealership in Fairbanks. Story was that...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,621
Posted By esalentine
Spare Belt

My Uly is just at 5600 miles. And for clarification, I'm not changing the belt becuase I need to, I would just like to carry a spare and a used belt folds up a lot nicer to fit under the seat or in a...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,621
Posted By esalentine
I need to change the rear tire and also plan on...

I need to change the rear tire and also plan on installing a new belt so I have the old one for a spare. In the event that I'd need to change the belt on the side of the road some day, I thought I'd...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By esalentine
American Sport Bike

These guys will take care of you - everything you need.

http://www.americansportbike.com/shoponline/ccp0-prodshow/A17192.html

Eric.
Forum: Americas 01-09-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By esalentine
It'd add a few miles to your route, but from...

It'd add a few miles to your route, but from Beartooth, heading across Wyoming, through the Bighorns, and through the Black Hills would be nice ride.
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