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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30,995
Views: 7,498,033
Posted By Ogre_fl
Not a trike, training wheels. ...

Not a trike, training wheels.

http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--fSZm_N5o--/18f0uspm8epq9jpg.jpg
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Ogre_fl
A Ully is over 500#, how about a Versys? Right...

A Ully is over 500#, how about a Versys?
Right near 450# wheelie machine.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 430,470
Posted By Ogre_fl
Insane price on that beat up Sherpa.....but his...

Insane price on that beat up Sherpa.....but his dogs ROCK!

http://okaloosa.craigslist.org/mcy/4574464418.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00m0m_iSmCVOOVkWy_600x450.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Well.......they are not the really the "same",...

Well.......they are not the really the "same", ours are different.
Look at how ours has the spigot out of the bottom at a slight angle, the BMW comes straight down.
It is one of the "unique" TR650...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28,705
Views: 2,099,950
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW we did the Chattooga on their opening...

FWIW we did the Chattooga on their opening day/first of April a few years back and the water was very comfortable.

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/pic115_zps2d429665.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW I have ridden down the beach at the south...

FWIW I have ridden down the beach at the south end of the island in the 4x4 tracks a few times over the past few years.
Kept it reasonable speed. No one ever gave me any hassle, but can't say for...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 435,236
Posted By Ogre_fl
What, its not conceivable a bike 70# lighter than...

What, its not conceivable a bike 70# lighter than your beloved behemoth and with a chain drive "might" handle better?

Go troll the GS guys about reliability, you stand a better chance.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,457
Posted By Ogre_fl
I fear that is the telling sign of what this bike...

I fear that is the telling sign of what this bike will be, if it is made.
Right or wrong, Yamaha builds them stout.

The XTZ660 Tenere was a new design for 2008 and is heavy for its class.
The...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,457
Posted By Ogre_fl
+1 we have behemoths and lessor behemoths...

+1 we have behemoths and lessor behemoths (800's), bring on something we dont allready have.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Have any of you with the wuka spoofer been using...

Have any of you with the wuka spoofer been using the hot setting?

I have been trying it as my bike had begun surging a bit in the 3500 rpm range as the temps got over 90.
In the hot setting...
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 27,917
Posted By Ogre_fl
Are you saying now there wont be another Bike...

Are you saying now there wont be another Bike Week either?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Ogre_fl
Yup, found a stack of them in the mail box when I...

Yup, found a stack of them in the mail box when I got home this evening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Ogre_fl
He made no mention of an online option, if that...

He made no mention of an online option, if that is an option here I will look into it.
Doing an online thing in the evening would be OK.
I saw this as killing 4-5 hours of a Saturday afternoon and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Ogre_fl
Traffic School to keep points off, should I bother?

I got a ticket recently and the officer was nice enough to write it up for 9 mph over.
I was going quite a bit more than that over the posted limit.
He mentioned that I could also take a 4 hour...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Thanks so much for the efforts to put this...

Thanks so much for the efforts to put this together.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 14,345
Posted By Ogre_fl
I put my "Touring wheels" back on. Now I need...

I put my "Touring wheels" back on.
Now I need to go somewhere. :deal

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/20140604_075539_zps795d54ed.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ogre_fl
FWIW I would never let Ron's Kawasaki touch my...

FWIW I would never let Ron's Kawasaki touch my bikes again.

Brought one into them for new tires and when I picked the bike up the brakes were non-functional.
Lots of fun crossing their parking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,657
Posted By Ogre_fl
Great stuff, I just love wet red clay. ...

Great stuff, I just love wet red clay.

Tell the truth. Right about here one of you was thinking "Gee I wish it would rain a little to cut this dust".

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,842
Posted By Ogre_fl
Absolutely sure...no. There are 2 wheel...

Absolutely sure...no.

There are 2 wheel sets that show up for the 1999 F650's, one of them has the same hub & bearing part numbers as the current bikes.

Take a good look at your hubs and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,842
Posted By Ogre_fl
Given the OP has a BMW F650 and sounds like is...

Given the OP has a BMW F650 and sounds like is looking for tubeless for commuter duty there is another alternative.
The BMW G650GS cast tubeless rims.

I picked up a set off ebay and run them for...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-23-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Ogre_fl
Woodsatyr, yea the hassle of selling is one...

Woodsatyr, yea the hassle of selling is one factor.
Hoping that the sales tax savings might wash some of the difference in private sale vs. trade value.

Waybill, thanks for the info.
That is...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-22-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,825
Views: 430,470
Posted By Ogre_fl
Dang that is one tough fishing pole.....who makes...

Dang that is one tough fishing pole.....who makes it?
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,176
Posted By Ogre_fl
Husky TR650 on my daily commute from hell. :evil ...

Husky TR650 on my daily commute from hell. :evil

http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a217/Oger/Husky%20Terra/20130829_174404_zps315eeefe.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30,995
Views: 7,498,033
Posted By Ogre_fl
And I am OK with that. :evil

And I am OK with that. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30,995
Views: 7,498,033
Posted By Ogre_fl
Why does this look so stupid fun to me? Do you...

Why does this look so stupid fun to me?
Do you think it has a V8 in the back?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,349
Posted By Ogre_fl
I just could not take the vibes. Other than that,...

I just could not take the vibes. Other than that, the LC4's are great bikes.

If I could have a 640 ADV with the motor qualities of the TR it would be the perfect motorcycle.

BTW 403 is the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 672,349
Posted By Ogre_fl
I have owned 2 LC4 640 Adventures. The TR...

I have owned 2 LC4 640 Adventures.

The TR is smooooth (did I put enough O's in there) and refined feeling where the LC4's are vibby and raw.
The TR makes good power, but oddly doesn't always...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-13-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By Ogre_fl
Anyone know of a Suzuki or Yamaha dealer that also handles RV's

I would like to see if I can trade my camper on a Yamaha Super Tenere or a 2014 Suzuki 1000 Strom.
Forum: Hacks 05-09-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 537,492
Posted By Ogre_fl
You and Ked should swap. Both kids would...

You and Ked should swap.
Both kids would likely fit in his car and that would be a better way to run.
Light car passenger and 2 up on the bike is not ideal.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30,995
Views: 7,498,033
Posted By Ogre_fl
Remaining front suspension travel is also...

Remaining front suspension travel is also impressive.
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 537,492
Posted By Ogre_fl
http://panamacity.craigslist.org/mcy/4404563227.ht...

http://panamacity.craigslist.org/mcy/4404563227.html

It is also on the local craigslist.
I am guessing there was hope for some action due to Thunder Beach down here.
I am not sure the plan is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Low pegs? Do tell. :ear

Low pegs? Do tell. :ear
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Ogre_fl
They are both good bikes and pretty similar. ...

They are both good bikes and pretty similar.
They are equally ugly. :evil
I would go with what ever one you find your best deal on.

The Versys is more fun/sporting, the Strom is more...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Just loose the dummy tube, it is not necessary. ...

Just loose the dummy tube, it is not necessary.
Then the 7/8" grip simply goes on the bare bar like most non-BMW's.
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By Ogre_fl
I don't think you are going to find much if your...

I don't think you are going to find much if your goal is cheaper than a used Strom or Versys.

There really only was the BMW GS, Triumph Tiger, Honda Transalp and a few other odd euro bikes in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,619
Views: 511,920
Posted By Ogre_fl
Being quite heavy and wanting to take my wife on...

Being quite heavy and wanting to take my wife on the bike I remember looking into this.
It was capable of carrying our 410 lbs load with some margin as I recalled.

I think it was on the US husky...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Ogre_fl
It is an orphan. But it is more BMW than...

It is an orphan.
But it is more BMW than anything else.
I would suggest a BMW/Husky dealer as your best bet, but any Husky dealer who has the MOSS computer would also be a good choice.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,582
Posted By Ogre_fl
I did not regret buying my first KLR. Back in...

I did not regret buying my first KLR.
Back in 87 it was quite the machine, well suited for the 55 mph maximum speed limit of the day.
Back then I didn't have internet (don't think Al Gore had...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By Ogre_fl
How about another BMW 650 orphan. Compared...

How about another BMW 650 orphan.

Compared to the Xcountry - More power, smoother motor, more fuel, a tach, a rack and tubeless tires.
Probably can find a new one for less than a used Sertao....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,369
Posted By Ogre_fl
Kill and eat more of them.

Kill and eat more of them.
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