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Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,710
Posted By dip1
Have another tidbit about the handlebars. Do...

Have another tidbit about the handlebars. Do your hands tend to rest on the bar ends? Seems like I need longer bars.
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,710
Posted By dip1
Haven't tried that yet. I see in previous posts...

Haven't tried that yet. I see in previous posts you had that problem too. How is it without the screen?
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,710
Posted By dip1
Just went on a 2500 mile trip and the...

Just went on a 2500 mile trip and the turbulence/noise is terrible. I lowered the windshield beyond the lowest settings. Helped a little but freeway riding is not pleasant. It seems the bike or...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 665,710
Posted By dip1
Looking to add a tail bag but need a rack first. ...

Looking to add a tail bag but need a rack first. I was looking at the Honda one but it appears to be plastic? SW Mototech makes one then you need an adapter plate to make it wide enough. Anyone use...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I have a short stock spring but no shock to go...

I have a short stock spring but no shock to go with it.
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By dip1
My Tourmaster Intake jacket does this too. I...

My Tourmaster Intake jacket does this too. I believe is has to do with the lining of the coat. The inside pocket messes with my shirts too...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Picture of Harpersfield Dam and Covered Bridge. ...

Picture of Harpersfield Dam and Covered Bridge. I will be heading out to Florida in a week! The bike will have over 40k when it gets back!!
...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 800
Posted By dip1
East route C,D,E,F,H,I,J are great you need to...

East route C,D,E,F,H,I,J are great you need to fix the rest. Upstate NY is just a giant park!
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,347
Posted By dip1
My summer 2's do shrink in the waist some when...

My summer 2's do shrink in the waist some when washed. It only temporary though. Wear them a bit and they stretch back out. I am between sizes too. Mine are really too big.. Stupid euro sizing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-08-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,514
Posted By dip1
I ride 2-up on an BMW X-Country all the time. ...

I ride 2-up on an BMW X-Country all the time. And thats a 650 single. Thousands of miles and no worries! I upgraded the rear shock thats it. Heck we even weigh more than you. It depends on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Mine is closing in on 37,000 miles. No issues...

Mine is closing in on 37,000 miles. No issues yet valves have been good too. Still runs 80 mph with no issues. Burns no oil either!:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,735
Posted By dip1
I have an 08 X-country and bought a set of Trail...

I have an 08 X-country and bought a set of Trail Attacks last year. They wear like iron! I have 16,000 plus miles on mine! The front tire I really don't care for but they work fine for commuting...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5,524
Views: 1,019,091
Posted By dip1
Talked to a local dealer today and said they are...

Talked to a local dealer today and said they are due to arrive in June. He also said they are getting a "bunch" of them. They have deposits on 3 of them already.:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Replaced the throttle cable tonight with the...

Replaced the throttle cable tonight with the longer x-challenge one. It was a piece of cake. If anyone ever needs to replace theirs use this one it fits perfectly. Its a couple inches longer and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Broke my throttle cable the other day trying to...

Broke my throttle cable the other day trying to "fix" it. It was activating the throttle when turning the bars over to the right. Went to order one today and there are 0 in the USA! I ordered the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I would probably go with a 15. Like I said I...

I would probably go with a 15. Like I said I gave him my weight and I rode 2 up and that's what we ended up with. I would always go a little higher you may never need the preload. It works for me...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Mine is a 17.5 I ride two up quite a bit. I don't...

Mine is a 17.5 I ride two up quite a bit. I don't even use my preload. When I am on it myself its pretty stiff. I weigh about 210 if this helps. The spring size difference from stock is probably...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11,356
Views: 544,431
Posted By dip1
Hopefully everyone rode to work today! I sure...

Hopefully everyone rode to work today! I sure did and it was great to be riding again. :clap I would ride more often in the winter but don't like below freezing mornings. Not a fan of black ice and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5,524
Views: 1,019,091
Posted By dip1
I sat on this bike at the Bike show in Cleveland...

I sat on this bike at the Bike show in Cleveland and you should have no problem. I have a 30" inseam and it was fine. I rode a Scrambler and you don't want one. Those high pipes get mighty hot. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-25-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11,356
Views: 544,431
Posted By dip1
TAG and New TAG! Super easy! Had to go to Rocky...

TAG and New TAG! Super easy! Had to go to Rocky River for work today! Paid to ride!

http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab174/dip1/IMG-20111025-00019.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11,356
Views: 544,431
Posted By dip1
I live out that way easy to get! No way to cross...

I live out that way easy to get! No way to cross even in a vehicle. It is fun to cross on a bike though.:D

http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab174/dip1/IMG-20111022-000171.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By dip1
Back in the day you could "get" a title for a...

Back in the day you could "get" a title for a vehicle. Nowadays forget about it. I tried to get one for a TW200 someone was selling. Lucky I didn't get it. The DMV seem to think everything is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,320
Posted By dip1
I would part it out! If anything is useful. It's...

I would part it out! If anything is useful. It's probably stolen...:deal Just being honest.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Mine will still stall when cold. It did have a...

Mine will still stall when cold. It did have a computer remap done a while back. Seemed like it changed the idle a little at the time but can't tell since there isn't a tach. I live with it for...
Forum: Americas 08-31-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By dip1
You may want to check in the conditions up there....

You may want to check in the conditions up there. That hurricane just went near there not sure if it affected anything? I was up in Lake Placid a few years ago it was great! Check out the Ski...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,622
Posted By dip1
A little JB Weld good as new!:rofl

A little JB Weld good as new!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
If your a cheap bastige like myself go with the...

If your a cheap bastige like myself go with the spring! Its the best $150 bucks you can spend. It stopped the bottoming out and have no preload set even 2 up.:clap
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,863
Posted By dip1
I tried both of these helmets on and the N90 fits...

I tried both of these helmets on and the N90 fits different than the 102. The N90 has more chin room and the shape seems a little different. I couldn't even wear a 102 the chin bar was basically...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,232
Posted By dip1
My original BMW Summer pants fit like jeans. You...

My original BMW Summer pants fit like jeans. You should be good to go with either Summer or Summer 2's.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Speaking of sprockets has anyone tried a 17 tooth...

Speaking of sprockets has anyone tried a 17 tooth front sprocket? Going a long trip with quite a bit of freeway.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I really didn't mine got sent off. We went with...

I really didn't mine got sent off. We went with Drones load calculation and added a few pounds and ended up with a 17kg spring. It is a much thicker spring then the OEM spring. Probably went a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I did the same thing as Drone I replaced the...

I did the same thing as Drone I replaced the spring. Works nice now 2 up! No pre-load either.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I have the original spring off the shock. What...

I have the original spring off the shock. What do you need exactly?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
Muddy are you at your shop on Saturday? The...

Muddy are you at your shop on Saturday? The misses and I may stop buy to show you our new shock SPRING. Heading to Chardon tomorrow for the Maple fest!
Forum: Americas 03-03-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,588
Posted By dip1
Completely agree with the weather forecast thing....

Completely agree with the weather forecast thing. Our summer vacation is like this if its raining in that direction we go another direction BEFORE we leave home. Who wants to ride in the rain for a...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,074
Posted By dip1
I was disappointed that BMW was not there...lots...

I was disappointed that BMW was not there...lots of pirate gear for sale though! :lol3 Did any one see the chicks near the Ducati setup?
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 1,021,707
Posted By dip1
Thanks I was going to try one on my xcountry. I...

Thanks I was going to try one on my xcountry. I ride 2up most of the time so was looking for a stiffer shock. Mine is not bad just options I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 1,021,707
Posted By dip1
So what are you doing with the air shock now? I...

So what are you doing with the air shock now? I might need one...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
I've been saying all along he should have went...

I've been saying all along he should have went with the X-Challenge shock or the X-Challenge itself. People all over ADVRIDER try to modify everything some things work some don't. Sure I may be a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,298,836
Posted By dip1
What the hell? Have you even read Snooker's...

What the hell? Have you even read Snooker's posts? He replaced his stock shock because BMW wouldn't take responsibility for the POS Sachs shock that FAILED on his bike.

He should have pushed...
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