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Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Details

OK, more info on the project (yes, it's still a project, not a bike yet...)

Front ABS and Speed sensor are not functional... noisytoys was correct. Not sure about the disk, can anyone provide...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thanks!

Good tips, that gives me some directions to look. The bike sharing program sounds interesting, especially since I won't have a car. How is the public transportation?

If you think the REI and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Question Traveling to Denver... without a ride. Ideas?

Anything fun and bike related to do or look at in Denver? I'm being flown in for a business meeting April 24-29th, and will have some time to kill, but no bike to play with.

Surrounded by...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
They're done!

Wheels, with tires, are on the bike!!!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/7020199095_13399dd69b.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7115/7020198721_967b990137.jpg

Doesn't appear to be any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
I hate to quote prices for someone else's...

I hate to quote prices for someone else's business, but you can expect something around $2k, $500, depending on options.

I upgraded a few bits, and got a bunch of extras (KTM Wave rotor and...
Forum: Racing 12-28-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,138
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thanks to all for not mentioning the site that...

Thanks to all for not mentioning the site that shall not be named...:rofl finally a way to watch Eurosport! :clap Screaming fast download, too!
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
I'm keeping them and putting some semi-slick road...

I'm keeping them and putting some semi-slick road tires on them. This is my sport bike and my dirt bike! When all is done, it will take me about 10 minutes to switch my dirt bike into my track...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
The XMoto has a completely different wheel than...

The XMoto has a completely different wheel than the other X-bikes, it is an Aprilia hub, brakes, and everything else. This is why we can't just swap the XChallenge wheels on. They now have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Talking Test fit complete... Success!

Test fit is complete, and, as you can see from these photos, it was a complete success. Wheels fit beautifully, they actually fit a bit better than the stock wheels (brakes clear the larger rims so...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,367
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
It's Alive!

OK, big update on this. The OP had to move before Woody's finished the project, but after a few PM's and a call to Woody's, they were convinced they could make it work. I sent in my wheels, and 3...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,206
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Talking My photos and videos

OK, Brian pretty much covered it, all I can add is that there is no easy route on section 2. Both the primary path and the 'easier' path have loose surface, big rocks, and hills, so Tim, Keith and I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Sounds like the plan is to just ride and see...

Sounds like the plan is to just ride and see where we end up. Sounds good to me!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Fs25

I was up at FS25 last weekend, and the Forest Service seems to think it will be clear. Glad to hear we have another brave soul joining in. While everyone is here, the plan is basically one section...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Conditions

I'm only seeing one washout, with a bypass already planned. The rest are road closed due to snow, and with the weather we have been having lately, I expect most of that should be gone by 8/1. Then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Blazing!

This is the only week I am going to be able to do it, and the Forest Service folks I have spoken to seem to think a month of solid sun should melt anything worth worrying about. After riding bits of...
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,429
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thumb Bravo

To Garandman: :clap :bow :clap :bow

You, my friend, nailed it... Suzuki needs to give us an inexpensive do-it-all bike that we can turn into our dream ride with a few modifications, just make...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 262,429
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Eh? Suzuki Bashing...

Am I the only one who thinks Suzuki nailed it the first time, with telpathic handling and perfectly good road manners while maintaining some offroad capability? I have ridden the F800, the Tiger 800,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thanks!

Just wanted to add my thank you for the great food and the video, I'm really looking forward to this ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,985
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Food

Scratch Than Brothers, Pho Cyclo is the way to go. The Argosy Cruises on the waterfront offer a great way to see the city in a new way, and a trip across the West Seattle bridge to Alki is a must...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
I'm In

May 7th sounds great, I'm in.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 24,190
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Just received my ticket, looks like I am good to...

Just received my ticket, looks like I am good to go. I'm thinking the dual-sport route would be safest for a supermoto on MT60R's? My first ride in the rock and dust, and the first time offroad on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 19,868
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thumb Vacation Approved

Looks like I am good to go, my vacation time was just approved:clap. Mind if I join in? I'll be at the Rally in the Gorge as well.

I might be able to make a meet-up depending which weekend...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 24,190
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
See you all there

Looks like I have been entered into the dual sport (without my knowledge). Time to prep the XMoto (guards, tires, fuel), and I will see you there!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-15-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,416
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Looking forward to round 2

I'll be there again, hopefully the Wee will hold up better with the new Barnett Clutch (or I'll put MT60's on the G650 xMoto). Awesome group, great food, looking forward to it! Touratech guys said...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,408
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Details and answers

I had many of the same questions people have been asking, so I contacted Brammo. Below are a few quotes:

"each bike has $4,000 dollars of batteries installed"

"batteries are designed to last...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Fuel mileage

New nit to pick... maybe to draw some heat off of the front wheel issue.

If they are claiming this is a touring bike, what is with the 186 mile tank range!?!? I understand the drive to keep it...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Wink Survey Says...

Let's put some pressure on them to offer a 19" front! If you click on the survey link, they have the opportunity to rate the wheels and tires. Give them less than a 6/10, and they ask "why?". ...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Tires

I was just browsing the official website (multistrada.ducati.com), and noticed something interesting... when you select Enduro, it suggests Scorpion Trail tires. Aren't these only available in 19" &...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
No R(ocks) model!

As expected, Ducati released the info on the touring and sport models, but the possible R(ocks) model with the 19" front will be later, if at all. Looks like something to keep an eye one if you are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-04-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Ducati Multistrada 1200

Ducati Seattle claims the new Multistrada 1200 should be there... may be worth a look. Besides, the custom bike display last year was quite impressive, if you can't find something to look at in a...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Wink You beat me to it!

Dang Bubba, you were one step ahead of me. Here is a nice wrap up of the details thus far:
http://www.onewheeldrive.net/2009/11/02/2010-ducati-multistrada-1200-specs-leaked/

I also stopped by...
Forum: Beasts 11-02-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,288,039
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Wicked "Rocks" model

Looks like they may address every market...
http://www.motorcycle-journal.com/2009/10/31/2010-ducati-multistrada-1200/

"When rumors of the Multistrada 1200 name plate first broke , there was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Report from the meeting

Just wanted to follow up, and answer some of the questions that came up.

First, I had a meeting with a client last Friday, during the downpour we enjoyed here in Seattle, and I walked into the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Talking Presentation is the key

I think the issue is more on appearance than transportation choices. My gear is in excellent shape, but as a poster above mentioned, business casual does not include ATGATT. I will be looking into...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
With a grain of salt...

Of course, I am sure everyone is aware that any advice given on a BB is taken with a grain of salt, but thanks for the concern. I have no intention of throwing the job away, I'm mostly looking for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thumb ZipCar?

Working off of the above suggestions, I may actually make this work out to my advantage. Maybe I can get him to cover the cost of a ZipCar... Then I can just donate the damn Hyundai (and park my 81'...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Thanks Yeti!

Your idea sounds like the best option, Yeti. Maybe if he realizes that I'm not the only professional doing this, he may loosen up a bit. Thanks!:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
My cage is close...

My cage (only used for Costco runs and heavy snow/ice) is a Hyundai with a primer hood and a dent in the door (previous owner issues), and it sometimes decides it just doesn't want to start. So...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,923
Posted By StudentOfTheGame
Question Boss says I can't ride to client meetings...

Let me preface this by saying that I love how motorcycle friendly people in Seattle seem to be. With a couple of exceptions, most people seem very accommodating to a ATGATT rider sitting down in...
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