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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-07-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 23,604
Posted By The Heathen
So I test rode an 1190 (dealer demo). Couple of...

So I test rode an 1190 (dealer demo). Couple of questions. Has anyone swapped out the bars? They seem like they almost have a down turn to them. When I first looked at them it was like they needed...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By The Heathen
Didn't want to turn this into a heat issue...

Didn't want to turn this into a heat issue discussion, but....if I end up with the R I'll be lining the underside of the seat with a heat barrier. Google "adhesive backed reflective heat barrier" ...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-25-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By The Heathen
True, I've never met a stock seat that I liked. ...

True, I've never met a stock seat that I liked. BMW, KTM, Triumph...I've spent time on all of them and they all suck, my 690 being the worst. The 1190 Power Sports seat seemed decent enough, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-25-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks for the info guys. We'll be going for a...

Thanks for the info guys. We'll be going for a test ride tomorrow.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-25-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By The Heathen
Dang... I checked out a T with a KTM Power Sports...

Dang... I checked out a T with a KTM Power Sports seat. Seemed like a pretty decent seat, especially the pillion. I'm guessing (hoping) you can put that seat on the R. Also, can you replace the...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 07-24-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By The Heathen
2 up on the R?

My wife has finally taken the "can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach to my riding habits. So I've got her thinking :evil I need a little bigger bike to make 2 up long distance rides a bit more doable. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By The Heathen
Ashton-Flag Ranch Rd

As of today 7/3 I'm in West Yellowstone. I'm considering taking Ashton-Flagg Ranch rd. from east to west. Anyone have any intel? Condition? Etc
Thanks
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 57,910
Posted By The Heathen
The pump-o-moto

Received my pump yesterday and I'm on the 1st day of a ten day ride today. Love the pump, it's well sorted and the quality appears to be top notch. Gave a quick test but haven't used it in the real...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,210
Posted By The Heathen
:lurk +1001, I've sold or retuned every garmin...

:lurk +1001, I've sold or retuned every garmin product I've ever purchased. Admittedly I'm somewhat techno challenged but....yeah. Why are they the only game in town (Delorme doesn't seem to put...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,565
Posted By The Heathen
If you're really serious and have the resources...

If you're really serious and have the resources to make it happen I think you're on the right track. However, I'd like to see something a little stronger than a rubbermaid trash can..just sayin' I...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks, I contacted Revzilla and they told me...

Thanks, I contacted Revzilla and they told me that the size large already comes with the narrowest cheek pads. If I had an XL or larger the cheek pads would be the next size up, which means I could...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
I'll give him a call. Pretty sure it's just a...

I'll give him a call. Pretty sure it's just a cheek pad issue. I don't really have a block head and when I first bought the helmet it didn't seem like such and issue but after riding for an hour or...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
Valid point...think I'll be making a call or...

Valid point...think I'll be making a call or two... I don't need to add to my bookend collection.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
So I did a quick search (revzilla) and couldn't...

So I did a quick search (revzilla) and couldn't find the narrow cheek pads...Where might I find them? I currently have a C3pro. I read where I could get narrow cheek pads for it as well...only to...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks Cug, good to know. I prefer them snug as...

Thanks Cug, good to know. I prefer them snug as well, just not biting my cheeks snug.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,565
Posted By The Heathen
My .02

Your design is impressive. Like you, I have struggled to find the perfect pannier set up and that's the reason I don't own any. So, here's what I'd like to see. First off not to big. A 30 liter...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By The Heathen
Multi-tech vs Neo-tech

I've never owned either of these helmets, but at one point I was seriously considering the Multi-tech. The medium fit perfect. Recently I tried a medium Neo and it felt a little snug, tried the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,654
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks Henry, I'll give it a try today and see...

Thanks Henry, I'll give it a try today and see how it works

Here are a couple pics, sorry it's not a GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,654
Posted By The Heathen
I've got an x-creen, been using it for a couple...

I've got an x-creen, been using it for a couple months and really like it. I noticed a few of you have said you have the "arms" positioned straight out. I've always just had mine positioned...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By The Heathen
Sounds like the old sabotage the gear, can you...

Sounds like the old sabotage the gear, can you fix this honey? No? well I guess I'll just have to buy a new pair..trick. :rofl

For what it's worth I tried the liquid stuff on my ski...
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,574
Posted By The Heathen
May not be my place to answer here but from my...

May not be my place to answer here but from my experience, yes. I just rinsed them and rung them out a bit and laid them on top of the tent to dry. In the morning they were good to go.
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,574
Posted By The Heathen
Well, after a couple decent rides I'll go ahead...

Well, after a couple decent rides I'll go ahead and say I'm a believer. At first I imagined this is how the folks that wear Depends must feel, but the level of comfort on the bike clearly makes up...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,554
Posted By The Heathen
I've been searching for a good mesh jacket. I've...

I've been searching for a good mesh jacket. I've had a couple Klim jackets, I like them, they're made well. However, they're not quite as refined as some of the other choices in similar price...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-31-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By The Heathen
Geez-O-Friday! I've been to 3 bachelor parties...

Geez-O-Friday! I've been to 3 bachelor parties and 14 county fairs and I've never seen anything quite like it. I had no idea it would be this complicated. I guess I'm just spoiled after using a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks gentlemen. Rusty that link looks like it...

Thanks gentlemen. Rusty that link looks like it has some good information. Definite will check it out.

Scott, may take you up on the offer. I want to be able to do both on and off road. The off...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By The Heathen
Thanks for the info Scott. I'll purchase CN and...

Thanks for the info Scott. I'll purchase CN and hope it gets easier to understand.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By The Heathen
Garmin 62stc...ugh!

Not certain this is the correct place to ask but... I'm so GPS challenged. I guess I'm used to my fruitful smartphone where I just put in a destination and bam it's done. Anyway, Garmin 62stc, I've...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,515
Posted By The Heathen
[QUOTE=klinquist;24168947]Is it Friday yet? ...

[QUOTE=klinquist;24168947]Is it Friday yet?

Fri after work - Sunday night I'm doing a 713 mile ride. One night in a hotel, one night camping on the beach on California's Lost Coast.

Sounds...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,574
Posted By The Heathen
Wicked Sheesh! Talk about your zippy service. Ordered...

Sheesh! Talk about your zippy service. Ordered Saturday and they were delivered today (Monday). Nothin' like good service.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 20,574
Posted By The Heathen
Order placed....really hoping these do the trick....

Order placed....really hoping these do the trick. If they work as well as what's been reported I'd pay double...ok maybe not, but probably. I know I've spent $700+ on custom seats over the past 5...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,556
Posted By The Heathen
Hopefully this is the place to ask, can you get...

Hopefully this is the place to ask, can you get narrow cheek pads for the C3 pro size large?
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 81,237
Posted By The Heathen
Cheek pads

First off, I apologize if I'm asking a question that's been answered before. I've got a C3 Pro size large. Love it, BUT...it's a little snug on the jaw. Not sure where I heard it, but I thought they...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 49,788
Posted By The Heathen
:lurk ...epic ride thus far. Dig it! That's...

:lurk ...epic ride thus far. Dig it!

That's a negative on the Doolittle question. It's a B-25, however It's a later version of what the Doolittle's Raiders flew.
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,639
Posted By The Heathen
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/7ynyguqe.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/7ynyguqe.jpg
This is a cover shot for sure...I'd like to know where this road is, if you don't mind sharing. Simply stunning


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Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 163,218
Posted By The Heathen
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/ejevyry8.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/ejevyry8.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/yhanyhy5.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/01/umuba3um.jpg
Ok, so here's my attempt at trying to solve the...
Forum: Beasts 03-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,901
Views: 691,515
Posted By The Heathen
White is actually the second fastest, green being...

White is actually the second fastest, green being the fastest :wink: it's close though, but yeah.... Congrats, nice bike you're going to love it.
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 605,050
Posted By The Heathen
If it were me I'd chuck the panniers as well....

If it were me I'd chuck the panniers as well. When doing much off road riding, I prefer a couple of good dry bags. Less is more. I went on a 10 day ride awhile back and managed to get everything I...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,482
Views: 619,526
Posted By The Heathen
How do you like that MRA spoiler and which one is...

How do you like that MRA spoiler and which one is it, sport or tour?
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21,754
Views: 4,014,892
Posted By The Heathen
Kildareman, is that the Triumph adjustable screen...

Kildareman, is that the Triumph adjustable screen mechanism you have there? and is it at least somewhat effective without the added customization you've done?
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 88,301
Posted By The Heathen
Ashton, Idaho. Close to Montana but yeah...

Ashton, Idaho. Close to Montana but yeah...
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