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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-01-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By fatpony
It's mine now!

I swapped him a Superglide that HE traded to me a year (or so) earlier for a KTM 950Adv S. Changed the shocks to some Ohlins, swapped out the saddle bags,bar risers, roto-pegs, Remus pipe,and put on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,471
Posted By fatpony
Anybody know where to buy a 1150 ADV tank cover...

Anybody know where to buy a 1150 ADV tank cover as shown in the photo? I've seen the ones for the standard 1150GS on E-Bay, made in France. But not one fitting the larger tank. Thanks, Mike
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-14-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By fatpony
Tour de Apalal

Got an email from Hurricane, TDA Feb21 thru 24. Ed and Bernice's Fishcamp, $15 a night. Mike
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-28-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,050
Views: 387,888
Posted By fatpony
TdA

I emailed Hurricane the week before Christmas , asking if and when the TdA was gona be held. He told me that the Treeman campout was taking the place of the TdA this year. Mike
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,616
Posted By fatpony
Solo I've "enjoyed" many 500+ and a memorable...

Solo I've "enjoyed" many 500+ and a memorable 850+ on my R1150GS with it's Daylong saddle. I got a 2012 RGU with heritage bars , Zeppelin saddle, and a Mustang backrest that may be even better. Mike
Forum: Vendors 11-27-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 54,379
Posted By fatpony
When they are shipped to you, they are flattened...

When they are shipped to you, they are flattened out with the instructions to put hot water in them to soften, and then square them up by hand. I didn't , they look squared up enough for me, and I...
Forum: Vendors 11-26-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 54,379
Posted By fatpony
Thumb Polar Bear , my opinion

Polar Bear is having their "2 for 1" sale now thru the end of the year. I screwed-up my order, then e-mailed them telling them about my screw-up, and they QUICKLY made things RIGHT, in spite of it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,400
Posted By fatpony
I got a 16" Cee Glide and it's just right. Seat...

I got a 16" Cee Glide and it's just right. Seat height and the way the bars make you situp or slouch are about as important as how tall you are. I really like the Zeph seat. Aired down its' still not...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 17,400
Posted By fatpony
I got a 2012 RGU as a late Christmas present in...

I got a 2012 RGU as a late Christmas present in Jan. After changing the windshield, handlebars, and saddle, I've got the best mile eater I've ever owned. The Heritage bars, Road Zeppelin, and...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By fatpony
Ashes

I've been thru the creamation deal twice, Once with my Mom in law and then with my Mom. The ashes were really in a sealed plastic bag inside the urn. I was really amazed at the small volume of ash,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By fatpony
Ashes

Since you're gona be in Stockton anyway, just keep heading due south to Gulf Shores. Lots of piers and such and less than a 45 min ride. If you don't make a big deal out of scattering the ashes, prob...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By fatpony
Mountainsun!!!!!!

If you don't include these it's a big mistake. Best tour accessory I've bought. Got one early this past summer and used it on a 4000 mile trip. Worked better than my old BMW or Bagster tank bags on...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,171
Posted By fatpony
My bitch is with the slave. It's a...

My bitch is with the slave. It's a devil-possessed timebomb, apt to go off when it decides, and a double bitch to fix (personal exp.). I'm really enjoying your build. Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,171
Posted By fatpony
Next

LB,
Please let me know if you figure out how to lose the hyd clutch bs and go back to a cable (a la 1100gs). Thanks, Mike
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-18-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 118,983
Posted By fatpony
Thumb YOU are my hero and an inspiration! Please...

YOU are my hero and an inspiration! Please continue. Thanks, Mike
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,982
Posted By fatpony
Seiko 5

I also go with the military theory but, the shorter hour hand points out the closer hour numbers, and the longer minute hand points out the minutes much better than a standard face.
This weekend...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,982
Posted By fatpony
On sale today! Seiko 5

Check out ewatch.com $63.99 beige face and band. My fav knock around watch, and thats a hellofa good price. I've bought several watches from that site, fast service usually free shipping. Worst thing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By fatpony
the same but different

I've got both and had them for a while so I'll give you my thoughts...The DRZ is a fine bike, will do 70 mph all day long (with the right seat), and is easy to whip around on both the road and trail....
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 275,653
Posted By fatpony
My 2002

Fits me well.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By fatpony
If they are close enough to be used, I've got a...

If they are close enough to be used, I've got a set for a DRZ you can have for the shipping$. I'll compare them tonight to see if they could be workable. I'll let you know. Mike
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 321,661
Posted By fatpony
My RPOC and favorite plane at the little airport...

My RPOC and favorite plane at the little airport where my Rans Coyote lives. Mike
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-06-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 14,115
Posted By fatpony
One of the great sights on Saturday's DS dirt...

One of the great sights on Saturday's DS dirt road ride. The southernmost covered bridge. Thanks to Treeman for a great time. Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 98,596
Views: 18,795,984
Posted By fatpony
When I had the stock seat on my DR, it fit better...

When I had the stock seat on my DR, it fit better when I reversed the mounts on the bottom of the saddle. Unbolted them, turned them around and switched left for right. Clear as mud? Mike
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,477
Posted By fatpony
And the cockpit view. Doesn't seem too close when...

And the cockpit view. Doesn't seem too close when standing either.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,477
Posted By fatpony
Side shot.

Side shot.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By fatpony
In my part of the South, it's HOT and HUMID a...

In my part of the South, it's HOT and HUMID a good 10 months of the year, so I'm in mesh jacket and mesh pants. I feel safe enough wearing a bathing suit with the builtin jockey or just man panties...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,477
Posted By fatpony
My DR Windscreen

It's the standard sized windscreen from a KTM 950ADV. I had it left over from a swap to the touring (alien) when I had a 950. Took the headlight cover off to put a "Bad Boy" horn behind , slipped the...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,755
Posted By fatpony
Boot Zipper Repair?

Anybody know where I can have new, better quality zippers, replaced in my 8 year old Joe Rocket boots? Can't find anybody local, and Google only can find places that put zippers in horse riders boots...
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,003
Posted By fatpony
Hack

Get on I10, head west to Marianna, and as long as you're not a hard core democrat , I'll let you try mine out. Easy-peasy. Let me know. Mike
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By fatpony
K100

Thank you sir. I'll give it a try. Mike
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By fatpony
K100

Thanks for the replys. I've wiggled the key, and played with the on-off switch. Why would the gear light and the neutral light stop? That's why I thought it's some weird BMW electric circuit thing....
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By fatpony
K100 down--Help please

Just riding along 3 miles down the road, about 70mph, running fine, then NOTHING. As if I'd pushed the kill switch.All lights work EXCEPT gear light and neutral. Starter dosen't spin. Fuses all good,...
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By fatpony
crush washers

Thanks for all the advise! The washer thats on it (came from the factory) is so squished, it is almost "as one" with the bolt. All these years I've thought that just as important as a leak stopper,...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By fatpony
Crush washers?

Whats the trick to getting old crush washer off the drain bolt. I bought a new DR650, 2 oil changes later I still can't get the washer from the factory off. Thanks, Mike
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,599
Posted By fatpony
Thumb 3xt?

I have the next size up Eurika! Apex, about 6-7 years of use in it now, more than satisfied. Mine is just about the right size for 2 "real world"people and all their stuff, esp guys, on the road...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-17-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 28,583
Posted By fatpony
So, there will be a 9-10am ride for us...

So, there will be a 9-10am ride for us lazy,fat,sweaty old dudes Sat Morning? Two old guys will be arriving about that time from Marianna. Thanks, Mike
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24,172
Views: 4,132,938
Posted By fatpony
T63

I bought some on sale about 6 weeks ago. Spooned on real easy and really ride good. Prob the best riding knobbie type tire I've had on a DRZ. Good on pavement, great on gravel, ok in mud and sand,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-08-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 130,505
Posted By fatpony
FS or FT DR350, CRF230, Honda FATCAT

Before I put 'em in the flea market, anybody interested in a DR350 (kickstart less than 3500 miles), CRF230 (looks new still has tire titties), or a Honda FATCAT. All look good, run good and...
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,461
Posted By fatpony
Rokon

I really think it's a different deal altogether. I can ride my Fatcat in places it would be a real bitch to get thru on any dirt-bike. Down here we have lots of gravel -bars and gravel pits with near...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By fatpony
Thumb heated grips

I put a set on my 950 2 years ago. Easy-peasey to install. Work great. I never had to set switch to start pos, got hot enough for me. I'd do it again. Mike
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