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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,595
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Posted By grinder96
I posted over at cafe husky as well so this may...

I posted over at cafe husky as well so this may be a repeat to some.

I just received my safari tank and am really happy with its quality. I do have a couple of questions;

I read some people...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
I am planning other baggage on the rear and a...

I am planning other baggage on the rear and a rotopax is not in the cards out back so larger tank was my answer.

Unfortunately (the other bags) Mosko Moto is out of stock on everything so i may...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
Some say yes to the looks, some say no. For me...

Some say yes to the looks, some say no. For me its all about function!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
I did it! I confess!!! There is no...

I did it!

I confess!!!

There is no excuse!!


http://www.safaritanks.com.au/home/media/com_hikashop/upload/thumbnails/320x320f/Husqvarna_TE630_4d7053fe85710.jpg

I placed my order for a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,134
Posted By grinder96
NICE!!!! :clap:clap:clap

NICE!!!! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
I'll PM you that info....

I'll PM you that info....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
Contacted three Schools last week, not a single...

Contacted three Schools last week, not a single reply. i am getting the same run around as before. :dunno:dunno:dunno
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
David, Once trained does that allow you to...

David,
Once trained does that allow you to instruct at any facility or only the one you contacted or work for?

I contacted two on the list, no response... I did not contact the third as it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
Contacted! Thanks:clap

Contacted!
Thanks:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
I am still interested and believe I have the...

I am still interested and believe I have the temperament and something to offer new riders, not to mention I want to see the industry safely grow.
Please forward info.
Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,978
Posted By grinder96
So I looked in to teaching once a few years back....

So I looked in to teaching once a few years back. I was told to go to each local school and apply independently. I kind of got the run around and was told (indirectly implied) they did not need any...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By grinder96
It is a known and well documented issue with...

It is a known and well documented issue with DR200. I had it on 3 different DR200s. The replacement replaces the Vacuum petcock with one that gives you on, off and reserve. You will need to pick...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By grinder96
you could try berts mega mall in Azusa, they have...

you could try berts mega mall in Azusa, they have impressed me with in stock stuff. Most items if in the warehouse arrive next day.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By grinder96
I have not tested to that cold but did test it to...

I have not tested to that cold but did test it to the the upper end of the hot side. I could of used more venting but who isn't hot at 115 degrees?

quote from the site -20 to 120:
"The world's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
My EarthX is coming today. :clap I got the...

My EarthX is coming today. :clap

I got the ETX18C dimensions looked right and i am liking the technology.

I had to do a bunch of research on controlling lithium batteries for a different...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,884
Posted By grinder96
I live near CSC and went to take a look...

I live near CSC and went to take a look yesterday. Very interesting machine. As it is the very first batch coming here they are ironing out some things. if you do a search for Zongshen, it is an...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,884
Posted By grinder96
I was out at the local bike shop and realized...

I was out at the local bike shop and realized that the XT250 is a 31.9 seat height and fuel injected!!! I did not know. it is now the main contender for my vertically challenged friend!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
I finally realized why this thread gets buried so...

I finally realized why this thread gets buried so deep. You are all out riding your 630's instead of sitting in front of the monitor!!!

:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By grinder96
Looking at the Xt now for a buddy so I am waiting...

Looking at the Xt now for a buddy so I am waiting for some input here as well!!
:ear

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,635
Posted By grinder96
I don't get around this equipment thread much but...

I don't get around this equipment thread much but have recently recommended Motoport a couple of times. I am completely happy with the set up. Rain gear is internal, suit drys really quick. A...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,358
Posted By grinder96
I just replied in another thread touting my...

I just replied in another thread touting my Motoport gear. I am really happy with the gears versatility and protection. They have a full mesh vented Kevlar jacket with an optional gore-tex (they...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,466
Posted By grinder96
I went with motoport. They make Kevlar jackets,...

I went with motoport. They make Kevlar jackets, pants and suits. I went with their GP2 jacket and Ultra II Kevlar pant. I love this gear!!! The jacket does great and there is a Aero-tex liner...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,217
Posted By grinder96
850 bucks!!! thats almost 1/4 the price of the...

850 bucks!!! thats almost 1/4 the price of the whole bike!!

:hide

:lurk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 15,134
Posted By grinder96
Maybe easy to identify but someone has to go get...

Maybe easy to identify but someone has to go get the tag!!!!!

Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,884
Posted By grinder96
My first vote is you buy the happy trails rack...

My first vote is you buy the happy trails rack but let me know....good luck!!!1
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,884
Posted By grinder96
I am just getting ready to order that set!! Let...

I am just getting ready to order that set!! Let me know if they ding you for restock fee or anything. Maybe we can work something out.

My suggestion is to save a couple bucks and get the Happy...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 53,217
Posted By grinder96
Interesting and close....I might have to run out...

Interesting and close....I might have to run out there and take a look
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,884
Posted By grinder96
I have looked long and hard and decided to get...

I have looked long and hard and decided to get the Mosko-Moto bags as well! I have a Husky TE630 and nothing is made for it anymore (2 year only model:huh) so welded my own up. But in my research...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By grinder96
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By grinder96
Just don't wake up the next morning thirsty and...

Just don't wake up the next morning thirsty and grab your "lime" Gatorade and take a swig!!!! :dutch:puke2
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By grinder96
I have a buddy leaning toward a dr650 and a tm40...

I have a buddy leaning toward a dr650 and a tm40 carb. We plan on the continental divide and will be riding in those elevations..great info...thanks!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
Damn good looking bike!!!! somehow it looks even...

Damn good looking bike!!!! somehow it looks even better now!!! Oh yeah, because its in my garage!!!:rofl
Thanks for the photos Bob! it is interesting looking for/at the changes
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,316
Posted By grinder96
I don't care if the Japanese don't go top notch...

I don't care if the Japanese don't go top notch or try to go head to head with KTM. I just don't understand why they don't tweak a bike for example the DRZ400. They have the technology bolted on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,316
Posted By grinder96
Going back to the original poster. I think the...

Going back to the original poster. I think the point is there are not a lot of choices. I went to Husky for my needs.

It ends up being an economics game as the market is not big enough to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4,595
Views: 782,209
Posted By grinder96
Scotts says no only because they have not really...

Scotts says no only because they have not really fitted one with a safari tank. From what i have read it is hit or miss because the tanks come out different thicknesses. In my research i found one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By grinder96
I had a KLR and understand the mindset. They...

I had a KLR and understand the mindset. They will say:

"700 bucks! I could get 7 sets of pelican case side bags for that amount"

"i don't need more brakes, I just put used tire tread cut offs...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,316
Posted By grinder96
Great point...Not to mention the other way where...

Great point...Not to mention the other way where someone saves some money and buys Japanese then drops 1400 in suspension, 500 in a carb, 750 in wheels to end up with a moded japanese bike worth...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,316
Posted By grinder96
It was the first thing I suggested to him. He...

It was the first thing I suggested to him. He countered with a DRZ400, :huh

I think he likes the Suzuki thing and is scared of euro bike dependability/reliability/parts...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By grinder96
Thanks for the tip! I'll work on those smile...

Thanks for the tip! I'll work on those smile muscles!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,316
Posted By grinder96
The bike looks awesome but as far as i cane tell...

The bike looks awesome but as far as i cane tell there are NO dealers in the U.S. yet. That makes it tough to get behind. :cry
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