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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Very Nice !!!! Enjoy !

Very Nice !!!! Enjoy !
Forum: Beasts 12-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,610,241
Posted By XT Traveler
I know you put a lot of thought and research into...

I know you put a lot of thought and research into these type of purchases so when you do make your choice can you share your thinking with the group.

Thanks !
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 191,036
Posted By XT Traveler
Or a DRZ400S works well and they are generally...

Or a DRZ400S works well and they are generally avaialble at a good price.
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11,867
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Posted By XT Traveler
Yeah I'm not a fan of matte either although it's...

Yeah I'm not a fan of matte either although it's very popular these days. What I really don't understand is why they don't color match the fairing (other than cost of course). I think the bike...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11,867
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Posted By XT Traveler
Yeah they didn't import the MT-01 to the US. I...

Yeah they didn't import the MT-01 to the US. I was lucky enough to find one that had been brought in by a Canadian Soldier who registered it in Ok. It is kind of Buell-ish but without some of the...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:24 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
LOL -- I kind of did this same theing except with...

LOL -- I kind of did this same theing except with Yamaha and I bought both types.

I've never been a cruiser fan but though maybe I should try it since so many folks ride them. So back in 06' I...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Great idea !!!:clap

Great idea !!!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2014, 05:16 AM
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Views: 191,036
Posted By XT Traveler
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
I prefer to think of the matte black as the...

I prefer to think of the matte black as the "Stealth Color" -- it helps me like it better :lol3
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,154
Posted By XT Traveler
For sale Touratech Handguards and upper spoiler...

For sale Touratech Handguards and upper spoiler for 2013 and later F700GS, F800GS, & F800GS Adventure.

See line to big board:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25650054#post25650054
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 719,245
Posted By XT Traveler
Touratech handguards for sale for 2013 and later...

Touratech handguards for sale for 2013 and later F700GS, F800GS, & F800GS Adventure.

See link to big board:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25650054#post25650054
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11,867
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Posted By XT Traveler
LOL --- It's kind of fun to watch a bunch of...

LOL --- It's kind of fun to watch a bunch of motorcycle junkies develop thier rationalization for getting a new bike -- Lord knows I've had a lot of practice doing that. Personally the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 191,036
Posted By XT Traveler
Sorry to hear that !! Will defintiely keep an...

Sorry to hear that !! Will defintiely keep an eye out. Do you want to post the VIN?
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
My local dealer isn't local so I ordered mine...

My local dealer isn't local so I ordered mine from Pro Italia -- they came with the valve stems -- very happy with them.
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2014, 05:55 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Hmmmm

How is it some posts just "disappear" ? I noticed that a post from Sock Monkey and one of my posts form yesterday on this thread just disappeared. How does that happen?
Forum: Beasts 11-25-2014, 04:19 AM
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Views: 1,610,241
Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb Agree -- the DRZ needs a shorter 1st and an...

Agree -- the DRZ needs a shorter 1st and an overdriven 6th with proper spacing of the gears inbetween. It would make it so much more versatile. Unfortunately Suzuki just keeps milking the bike and...
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
I was having problems with vibration and the...

I was having problems with vibration and the small LED lights I mounted on the the Stelvio's stock mounting points so I have attempted to isolate them from the vibration a bit.

I ran a piece of...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11,867
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Posted By XT Traveler
I have a Garmin 550 mounted on the SW Motech...

I have a Garmin 550 mounted on the SW Motech Anti-Vibration Mount SKU: GPS.07.646.10300.B -- It works great and I've had no problems. It's actually made for a BMW F800GS but I elongated the...
Forum: Beasts 11-21-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
Thumb Agree -- mine just keeps getting smoother and...

Agree -- mine just keeps getting smoother and I've never found the vibration objectionable. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,442,596
Posted By XT Traveler
Royals Enfield's unique appeal is their very...

Royals Enfield's unique appeal is their very vintage look (and performance?). If they plan in doing a more modern looking bike that goes after a different market segment they will really have to up...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,442,596
Posted By XT Traveler
A shame that Royal Enfield doesn't follow his...

A shame that Royal Enfield doesn't follow his lead !!
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
:clap:clap:clap Couldn't agree more !! ...

:clap:clap:clap Couldn't agree more !! Motorcycle Consumer News did an excellent and objective review of the NTX in 2012. They really liked the bike.
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By XT Traveler
[QUOTE=Maxacceleration;25470002]That is just...

[QUOTE=Maxacceleration;25470002]That is just wrong. A lighter package is what we need (IMO). A 1200cc motor almost guarantees a heavier bike.

Same motor (maybe slightly improved?) and a better...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2014, 03:54 PM
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Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
New Scrambler Coming ??

In case not yet seen !

More off road oriented

Dual Disc front brakes, 21" front wheel, Ohlins long travel rear shocks, Inverted Front Forks, alloy rims and triple trees, and 85 lbs lighter...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3,440
Views: 191,036
Posted By XT Traveler
[QUOTE=RozzyCat;25383294]I made a repeat trip to...

[QUOTE=RozzyCat;25383294]I made a repeat trip to Virginia last week for another CLASS moto-riding school with Reg Pridmore at VIR. Then a two-day tour of much of the Blue Ridge Adv Trail. One bike,...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 05:26 AM
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Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Sweet bike XT![/QUOTE] Thanks Glascelt !!!

Sweet bike XT![/QUOTE]

Thanks Glascelt !!!
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 05:23 AM
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Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Actually I bought the bike used and the headers...

Actually I bought the bike used and the headers were on it already. Intertestingly the fella I bought the bike from bought it new from a Pa. Dealer and they had already installed the header...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
I put a brighter lamp in my headlight but what...

I put a brighter lamp in my headlight but what really helped was cleaning the inside of the lens with alcohol -- there is a yeallowish film on the inside that really dulls and yellows the headlight...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
I first put mine on in the stock aluminum first...

I first put mine on in the stock aluminum first and then later painted them black with epoxy paint. I think they look fine either way. I went with the black because all my engine cases are black. ...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Ducati Scrambler

I love my Triumph Twins -- both my Scrambler and my Thruxton but it may be time for Triumph to up their game a bit. The new Ducati Scambler puts out 75HP weighs 375 lbs dry and has better...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-16-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 640,177
Posted By XT Traveler
Arctic Circle 1999

http://i1361.photobucket.com/albums/r678/Motoman01/ArcticCircle_2_2.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,610,241
Posted By XT Traveler
James & Fortrider The alternator belt slipping...

James & Fortrider The alternator belt slipping makes sense -- thanks for responding. I'll give it a check.

Cheers !
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,610,241
Posted By XT Traveler
Weird Noise

My wife and I were out riding two up on the Stelvio the other day and after about 20 minutes of riding I heard a weird noise as I passed through about 3800RPM. The noise is somehwere between a...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Actually called a clevis :evil

Actually called a clevis :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Yep just take a couple of minutes to actually...

Yep just take a couple of minutes to actually install the pegs themselves -- just pop the C clips on the stock foot peg mounting pins, remove the pins and the stock pegs are off -- then just reverse...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
I have the KnL footpegs with a one inch drop and...

I have the KnL footpegs with a one inch drop and love them -- much more comfortable and I don't scrape them any more frequentely than the stock pegs.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 234,154
Posted By XT Traveler
May look kind of funny but the color difference...

May look kind of funny but the color difference really improves noticeability.
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22,018
Views: 6,522,670
Posted By XT Traveler
Well of course the Scrambler is not going to be...

Well of course the Scrambler is not going to be as comfortable on longer trips as the GS or the E Glide but it is quite good for back road meandering two up. In fact my wife really likes it for...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 1,610,241
Posted By XT Traveler
Dan Congratulations ! -- I think the Terra...

Dan

Congratulations ! -- I think the Terra is a great bike. I sure wish BMW had kept the Husky brand or that Triumph would have bought the brand instead of KTM. I couldn't belive KTM killed...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-18-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 640,177
Posted By XT Traveler
Overlooking the Green River -- Moab Utah

http://i1361.photobucket.com/albums/r678/Motoman01/Mobile%20Uploads/ScreenSaver1-12-04075.jpg
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