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Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 666
Posted By The Full Monty
Question Why-o-why did he swap frames with a 89? She has a...

Why-o-why did he swap frames with a 89? She has a few miles on her, but would be worth looking. I would not buy unseen. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,395
Posted By The Full Monty
Your co-workers are much nicer than...

Your co-workers are much nicer than mine...........I am known as "Evil Knievel":huh
http://www.rc-trucks.org/Evel-Knievel-Toys-For-Sale.jpg:lol3
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,471
Posted By The Full Monty
What a Bitch! :puke1 Those xrays are...

What a Bitch! :puke1

Those xrays are amazing. Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,842
Posted By The Full Monty
Yes, first thanks for the service! :clap My...

Yes, first thanks for the service! :clap

My first bike was an old XT350 that I used for a commuter and fun DS ride. Top end was 80, but I rarely had it about 65 and it preferred 60. Very cheap and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,996
Posted By The Full Monty
Pissed Ok here goes........... 1- Why is it that...

Ok here goes...........

1- Why is it that when I wear ATGATT people look at me like I am a crazy fuck but when some ass rides up wearing a HD tank top and DOT tattooed on his head no one looks...
Forum: Racing 05-01-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,795
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb Good luck Natasha! This Texan will be rooting for...

Good luck Natasha! This Texan will be rooting for you! :clap:clap

FYI your blog looks great in Chrome now
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,236
Posted By The Full Monty
Clutch/Side Stand Safety 2009 KLR

I could not find here or anywhere else how to disable the clutch and side stand safety interlock for the new model KLR 650. I figured it out with a little help from the KLR FAQ and thought I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 28,597
Posted By The Full Monty
Wink :poser

:poser
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,458
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb +1 I just finished the book a month or so...

+1

I just finished the book a month or so ago. It is spot on. Looking forward to seeing the movie.
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By The Full Monty
Start off small

if you are a new rider.

My first bike was a 1986 Yamaha XT350. I learned how to ride on her and how to repair her :eek1 Trust me it is a lot easier to learn to ride, throw around, pick up a small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,133
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb Man that sounds like fun! I love projects like...

Man that sounds like fun! I love projects like this! My first bike was an '86 XT350 and I had more fun rebuilding it then riding it.............then I go a new KLR :lol3

But I can see a project...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,452
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb I don't think you will be disappointed

with a KLR. I know I love mine! Three weeks old and 1,700 miles on her. I got an 09 new from a dealer....I want to farkel my way :wink: Used is a good way to go also. Not sure if this one is still...
Forum: Face plant 04-12-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By The Full Monty
Congrats on your recovery!! :eek1...

Congrats on your recovery!!




:eek1 That is a wake up call to me!! To think of how many times I have riden around the block in sandals to check a repair out.......not going over 10...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,648
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb Perfect sense and a great idea! Thanks :clap

Perfect sense and a great idea! Thanks :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,648
Posted By The Full Monty
Not sure if the 78sc is a POS yet or not........ ...

Not sure if the 78sc is a POS yet or not........
I have learned how to use BaseCamp and am able to upload and download routes, tracks, and waypoints. They do all upload the same magenta color that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,666
Posted By The Full Monty
Thanks for sharing. For someone that did not...

Thanks for sharing. For someone that did not start riding until he was in his forties, your story is bitter sweet. I have missed out of a lot of riding. Best of luck to you in what ever endeavors you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,648
Posted By The Full Monty
Question Did you solve the problem?

Rick- did you get this problem solved? I am having the exact same problem with my 78sc. It will download from Mapsource fine but only upload tracks. No waypoints, maps, or routes.

Thanks, Monty
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb Well done! Especially on paying cash! That makes...

Well done! Especially on paying cash! That makes good sense. Personally, I don't think new bikes loose as much value as do new cars. As for farkles, I decided to wait several months before I started...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By The Full Monty
Puke :huh I oh so fell for that one!

:huh I oh so fell for that one!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-01-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb :ddog Photos please!

:ddog Photos please!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By The Full Monty
WILCO Wolfgang55 Thanks Meriden, I...

WILCO Wolfgang55



Thanks Meriden, I will do my best to check it out. :clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb Sweet! That was just what I was looking for! I...

Sweet! That was just what I was looking for! I have made the first part of that journey on a bike, but not past Needville. No worries on the map, I can plot it from there.


:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,265
Posted By The Full Monty
:1drink Right there with you

:1drink

Right there with you
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-30-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By The Full Monty
Question Houston to Junction Texas

Looking for a back road route from Clear Lake (south of Houston) to Junction Texas for the TAR (http://texasadventure.net/TAR/TARHome.htm) ride. :clap

Or any part there of! :D
:ear:ear:ear:ear
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 108,847
Posted By The Full Monty
Laugh 78sc

Okay, I just dropped $400 on the 78sc from West Marine ($100 off sale). Preloaded with nautical charts, which for me is okay cuz I will be able to use it boating also. Now for maps................and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 30,043
Posted By The Full Monty
Thanks for sharing a fantastic journey. Your...

Thanks for sharing a fantastic journey. Your photography and writing are great.....as well as your taste in beer :1drink
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-24-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By The Full Monty
Too sad. It really sucks. Peace and God speed.

Too sad. It really sucks. Peace and God speed.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,649
Posted By The Full Monty
Thumb I love BB, but never been there on a bike. That...

I love BB, but never been there on a bike. That looks like fun!!! Thanks for the great RR.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,110
Posted By The Full Monty
+1 You had just gotten fuel? May have been...

+1

You had just gotten fuel? May have been bad.
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,537,946
Posted By The Full Monty
:lurk Fantastic! Thanks so much for telling...

:lurk

Fantastic! Thanks so much for telling us your story.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,544
Posted By The Full Monty
Never. When the bike has been parked:freaky

Never. When the bike has been parked:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By The Full Monty
Talking Just relax

Thanks for all the feedback. It was pretty windy today on my commute to work (~20-25). I relaxed and let the wind push me around and did not try to fight it. The difference was amazing. Much less...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By The Full Monty
I have decent gear. FirstGear Torrent Mesh Jacket...

I have decent gear. FirstGear Torrent Mesh Jacket and FirstGear HT Air 2.0 Overpants. Shoei X-11 helmet. Everything was zipped up tight.

I didn't think 15 mph was much either. Go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By The Full Monty
True, or something other than a 22 year old bike,...

True, or something other than a 22 year old bike, but this is what I have so this is what I will ride! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By The Full Monty
Question Battling the wind

:huh Both yesterday and on my commute today the wind has really been kicking my ass! Very gusty (10-18mph) and either right at me or a cross the bike. I am on a fairly lite bike, and XT350 at 330#.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,246
Posted By The Full Monty
+2 Appear to have good armor also....hope I never...

+2 Appear to have good armor also....hope I never find out:eek1
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By The Full Monty
Damn, I was hoping that no one would notice the...

Damn, I was hoping that no one would notice the "torn blue jeans", how foolish I am is that I have good gear but I was not wearing my paints. It will not happen again.
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By The Full Monty
Yes. I see now that I should have gotten off of...

Yes. I see now that I should have gotten off of it. Lesson learned and it was not too painful!
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By The Full Monty
Eh? Laid my bike down for the first time today

I was on a two lane highway on Galveston Island. Traffic was pretty heavy and I pulled off the highway to let the traffic pass and take a leak. There was a gravel road that I turned on to, but no...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,865
Views: 691,755
Posted By The Full Monty
Mauricio, welcome! Your bike looks great! You...

Mauricio, welcome! Your bike looks great! You must post a ride report about Africa!!!! Sounds like a blast!
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