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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:47 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,289
Posted By browneye
The reason the TKC front gets so much favor is...

The reason the TKC front gets so much favor is due it soft sidewall and narrow block spacing. It does better on the road than any other knobby type front. And it grips better than the smoother...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
Please take it to the tire threads: ...

Please take it to the tire threads:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=908758
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704729


The reason the TKC gets so much favor...

Post...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
Icon and Triumph

At it again...



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Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 02:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,919
Posted By browneye
I am really surprised at the number of riders...

I am really surprised at the number of riders packing heat. Well, I guess I shouldn't be. I bought one specifically to carry on the bike, will get a carry permit to carry it loaded. We go to some of...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
They charged you sales tax. Did you have record...

They charged you sales tax. Did you have record of paying it to the dealer? Or did you purchase it from a private seller?

License fees on my new one were mid- $200's
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,905
Posted By browneye
That's great. My guess of 3500 was based on a...

That's great. My guess of 3500 was based on a fellow rider with them on a GSA.
How are they otherwise? Road manners? Noise?
They look plenty aggressive for dirt traction, good profile for road....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By browneye
Yup...Berdoo. Bring yer guns for some target...

Yup...Berdoo. Bring yer guns for some target shooting.
JT sucks otherwise - too many rules and granola eating berkenstock wearing green weenies.

:lol3
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,905
Posted By browneye
I've been eyeballing one for the rear...do you...

I've been eyeballing one for the rear...do you have it mounted yet? What I want to know is if it's noisy on the road. If it is I'll go back to FB. If it's quiet I would be willing to try one. And a...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
Why does it look like you could ride through the...

Why does it look like you could ride through the slot on the right going down?
The photos just don't show what it must really look like there.
Were you out there?
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,905
Posted By browneye
Hmmm...I wonder why there's a load capacity and...

Hmmm...I wonder why there's a load capacity and rating with max psi on the sidewall?

BS on 32psi...that's too low and you're going to have overheating and resultant failures of carcass and tube,...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 572,459
Posted By browneye
Standard rotation threads or left hand? Just...

Standard rotation threads or left hand?

Just stand on the brake and use a breaker bar on the nut?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
Hey....there's Greg! The nOOb Rally awaits... ...

Hey....there's Greg! The nOOb Rally awaits... :clap

They'll get you in. Moving some inmates around, etc.

Greg was new last year and had a blast. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 56,991
Posted By browneye
Well, at least some guys get it. I test rode GS...

Well, at least some guys get it. I test rode GS and Tenere and bought the Tiger. It was a lot easier to handle, way smoother, and just more fun. Plus it cost a bunch less, so it was like a...
Forum: Beasts 10-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 572,459
Posted By browneye
I haven't, but have heard them mentioned a time...

I haven't, but have heard them mentioned a time or two. We don't get up that way very often, maybe once or twice a year.
PM me a gps coord if you got it...I'll start a collection of them as there...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 56,991
Posted By browneye
Wow...GSA to Tiger. :thumb Better not let...

Wow...GSA to Tiger. :thumb

Better not let this out over on G-Spot. :deal
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 572,459
Posted By browneye
Sorry, I mis-typed....6K is 78-79mph. 75 would be...

Sorry, I mis-typed....6K is 78-79mph. 75 would be okay I guess, or run it a little over 6K. I like to cruise about 84 indicated. Makes good time. Not very many riders I ride with will maintain that....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,495
Posted By browneye
Bert's Mega Mall: ...

Bert's Mega Mall: http://www.bertsmegamall.com/custompage.asp?pg=parts

Azusa


EDIT: BTW, you might look at some of the Tourmaster stuff. For occasional use there's some pretty decent stuff...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,495
Posted By browneye
Might not be stylish enough....but I've had this...

Might not be stylish enough....but I've had this Tourmaster ladies jacket in FM for awhile...http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008155

Probly should keep it just in case...

We...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 572,459
Posted By browneye
I may try a 15T counter. First is really way...

I may try a 15T counter. First is really way stupid high even on the street.

What I do like is 5K rpm is right about 78-79mph. If I maintain that motor speed what will my ground speed do?

Will...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 645,297
Posted By browneye
Most definitely an INTERNATIONAL motorcycle. ...

Most definitely an INTERNATIONAL motorcycle. :clap:clap


:freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-28-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
Fixd...

Fixd...
Forum: Beasts 10-28-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 572,459
Posted By browneye
^^ This + Fueling is excellent on this motor. ...

^^ This +
Fueling is excellent on this motor.

Tell us why you chose the XC over the F8? I have to assume you compared thoroughly. :ear
Or even 990, for that matter. KTM suspension is much more...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 76,309
Posted By browneye
Uh...you said DRIFT BOAT???? Who has a drift...

Uh...you said DRIFT BOAT???? Who has a drift boat out there? Or can a guide be arranged?

OMFG...that would be just killer. I might cut the riding trip down a bit and just do some fishing. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 194,103
Posted By browneye
Off the top of my head... 1. Can you hear the...

Off the top of my head...
1. Can you hear the fuel pump when you turn on the key?
2. Did you test the fuel pump once you lifted the tank?
3. Did you turn over the starter while holding on some...
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
The factory ones are fine. You really shouldn't...

The factory ones are fine. You really shouldn't need them anyway....what the hell are you gonna do with the bike??? :huh

J/K...everybody seems to like the hepco becker and altrider ones as well....
Forum: Beasts 10-27-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 645,297
Posted By browneye
Near Death Valley, Saline Valley Road, Boxcar...

Near Death Valley, Saline Valley Road, Boxcar Cabin


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/501.jpg (http://s16.photobucket.com/user/cjdirtbiker/media/501.jpg.html)
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
PSR Scout trip update...

Some pics from this weekend...Spafxer and I took a road trip.

After a stupid hectic week and some not so good family news I needed a break. I texted Jim that I was gonna ride 395 and see some fall...
Forum: Beasts 10-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
All I bought were plugs. Valves were in spec,...

All I bought were plugs. Valves were in spec, re-used the seals, no issues. Have pre-filter so the paper one was fine. Oil & filter are on a different interval. My 12k service cost me $20 plus $35...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By browneye
I think he's talking about a beemer, ace....

I think he's talking about a beemer, ace. Different scenario than tuning the old bikes. Just sayin'. I got my start over forty years ago, so it's not like I just fell off the turnip truck. Yep, we've...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
Yes, it's all it's cracked up to be. 800 to...

Yes, it's all it's cracked up to be.
800 to 1000 miles a day? Whoa...you must still be a youngster. About 400 and I'm beat. But then I'm likely thirty years your senior. :lol3

You're...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By browneye
Nothing about tires, but what kind of oil should...

Nothing about tires, but what kind of oil should I be using in my Hodaka Ace 100??? :deal
:rilla




We really shouldn't be so hard on the noob...
But then I guess it's better than baptism...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-23-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
Cool. Sometimes I'm just a little slow.... :evil...

Cool. Sometimes I'm just a little slow.... :evil

Browneye - Chris & Sherry Brown, BT3, D0, Husky 630, Tiger 800
Leave us for 3 for now. If Nick can't make it we'll take him off.

BIG truck....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,401
Posted By browneye
What are the codes? :shog They are not on...

What are the codes? :shog

They are not on post 4.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 265,294
Posted By browneye
What's the opposite of 'above me'? :D

What's the opposite of 'above me'?



:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By browneye
:whip :rofl :rofl:rofl :flush

:whip
:rofl :rofl:rofl





:flush
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 645,297
Posted By browneye
$130 - ADVrider Flea Market. :evil

$130 - ADVrider Flea Market. :evil
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21,534
Views: 3,871,770
Posted By browneye
Cool. Good price too. If you don't have one then...

Cool. Good price too. If you don't have one then just order one. Makes long term servicing issues with the air filter non-existent.
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,450
Posted By browneye
No...it's a stupid old thread. Why the fuck did...

No...it's a stupid old thread. Why the fuck did you dredge it up again. :rofl


Noob has it nailed pretty good here. (kvango, LOL)
Just go ride 'em both if you want a big adventure bike and...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,773
Views: 645,297
Posted By browneye
Nice, and tidy. Looking good. :thumb I...

Nice, and tidy. Looking good. :thumb


I just put softbags on mine as well...


http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b35/cjdirtbiker/Tiger%20800XC/024.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 184,098
Posted By browneye
I was very happy to score a set of Wolfman...

I was very happy to score a set of Wolfman Expeditions from another inmate for $130. Very nice condition.
While I like my seahorse cases there are too many reports of broken legs from 'dabbing' in...
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