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Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Order in for the 40L Reckless. Torn on going 80...

Order in for the 40L Reckless. Torn on going 80 or 40 for an XR600. But I'll go 40 with a pair of small pouches added and hope for the best.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 358,262
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Apache Motorsports referred me over to Wayne at...

Apache Motorsports referred me over to Wayne at Desert Machine, and I dropped off the cylinder, head and piston today. He gave them a quick once-over and was amazed at the wear on the piston and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 358,262
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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So, I dismounted the engine on my XR this...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21,968
Views: 4,255,151
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Where are you guys buying the 12,000 mile service...

Where are you guys buying the 12,000 mile service kit with gaskets and valve shims? My google-fu is weak today and I can't find it online. Edit: Nevermind. It's called an engine service kit, not...
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,826
Posted By WantToRideMoar
OP, bummer man! Heal up! Here's a pic of...

OP, bummer man! Heal up!

Here's a pic of the mailbox from July of this year... I guess I'm lucky to have gotten it. You're welcome to borrow it and claim it as your own.:D
...
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,957
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a...

I don't have a problem with 250cc... I have a problem with 250cc and near 400 pounds. Also agreed on the request for specs. How is anyone going to take this bike seriously in plans to ride the BDRs...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been...

Just paid my invoice. I don't think I've been this excited to give anyone money ever. Is this what it's like to ride through some parts of Nevada?:rofl
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
What's the email address that the invoice will...

What's the email address that the invoice will come from? That way I can add it to my safe senders list and it won't get routed to my junk mail.
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Dave, go back and re-read the description on the...

Dave, go back and re-read the description on the Backcountry setup. It's set up to allow for carrying multiple MSR fuel bottles. I getcha that more is always better, but I was sold with the idea of...
Forum: Vendors 08-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what...

It may not be ideal, but you gotta work with what you have. That location is better than in the tent, or still strapped to the bike. No one wants an 800 pound visitor scratching at the tent looking...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-31-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Can you elaborate on this? I'm running a...

Can you elaborate on this?

I'm running a Full bore M41 rear, and was forced to buy a new tire when I ruined my M41 front recently (mud in front fender tore it up pretty bad). My only choice at...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger....

Just got a Madstad front windshield for my Tiger. I've been running it for about 4 days now. Very happy with it. Night and day difference in wind turbulence. I'm 6'3" and got the 20" screen. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,895
Views: 271,106
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my...

Ditto. I worry far more about heat for 99% of my riding, than I do about wet or cold. In fact, I want sweat to evaporate off me from inside the jacket to outside. When I need it, I'll zip in/on a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done...

Thoughts on the trip and what I would have done differently:

1. Touratech front fender riser, and a knobbier front tire. I have an IRC TR8 earmarked for this bike sitting in my laundry room, but...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the...

July 13. The ride out of Tonopah allowed the imagination to run wild. There was a full moon out. Jackrabbits were all over the road. I never hit one, but not for lack of their trying. Must have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 7th: It was maintenance day. I found a...

July 7th: It was maintenance day. I found a laundromat and took care of that task, ate breakfast at one of my old haunts by my college, and found a CycleGear store where I bought a replacement...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
July 4th. The next morning I reassembled the...

July 4th. The next morning I reassembled the bike but was unhappy with the quality of epoxy weld, so I got some JB Weld to try later on. It was a late start, and I slabbed to Fredonia on the north...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So I realized that I've done you all a disservice...

So I realized that I've done you all a disservice and haven't given you a proper ride report. This sad excuse of an array of excuses doesn't count. :D

Pulling together pics and a proper...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So i am in tonopah nv tonight. Yesterday's...

So i am in tonopah nv tonight.

Yesterday's repairs consumed part of this morning and set me back. I arrived at my turnoff for the jaunt into toiyabe at dusk. I tried to make it up there in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
So the azbdr is currently under about 6" of mud...

So the azbdr is currently under about 6" of mud about 10 miles north of 87. Ask me how I know. Go ahead. Ask.:D

I crashed in the mud. Front fender got filled with mud and seized it. Down I go...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,655
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Mesa, AZ to Seattle, WA

It's time for a summer adventure and I want to get away from the 110* furnace here in Arizona, so I'm headed off to Seattle to visit a couple friends up that way for a few days.

It'll be 11 days...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Update on my lighting efforts with a set of Rigid...

Update on my lighting efforts with a set of Rigid Industries SRM-2 lights:

I'm sure there's lots of companies out there with comparable products... but this is a local company to us here in the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
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Well that was easy. Thanks!:freaky
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Thinking I'm going to add some aux lights to my...

Thinking I'm going to add some aux lights to my Tiger right now, rather than waiting.

Wiring question: Where can I tap into ignition-controlled power rather than battery power on the Tiger's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,036
Views: 358,262
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Leaving town on Thursday, around 2PM. I'm...

Leaving town on Thursday, around 2PM.

I'm headed to Seattle, but if anyone is looking for a short little ride for the day or to camp out overnight in the high country, you're welcome to join me.
...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
I was a bit concerned about the exhaust...

I was a bit concerned about the exhaust initially... but I ran up from Phoenix to the Rim Lakes area on Hwy 260 here in AZ on it, Saturday. Camped overnight and then took it on a rattle/shake test...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Those are Giant Loop "possibles" bags. One...

Those are Giant Loop "possibles" bags.

One has a spare front tube in it, the other has a spare rear tube.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-30-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,909
Views: 724,960
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Farkling is pretty much done! ...

Farkling is pretty much done!

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p17/azredhawk44/Tiger/20140628_133900.jpg

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p17/azredhawk44/Tiger/20140628_171336.jpg

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Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,928
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Pucks fit well, my plans for mounting the cases...

Pucks fit well, my plans for mounting the cases worked just fine.

I loaded up the Tiger yesterday afternoon after I got done with assembling everything, and camped out up on the Rim near Black...
Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,928
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Update. Happy trails got the package to me on...

Update. Happy trails got the package to me on friday as promised by Tara. I installed the SL racks on my Tiger with no issues. Very clean install for a new product from HT.

I still have yet to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By WantToRideMoar
Excellent, thanks for the recommendation on the...

Excellent, thanks for the recommendation on the park. I'll try to scoot over to see it.

And thanks for the feedback on the road.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By WantToRideMoar
NV riders, Toiyabe NF?

http://goo.gl/maps/EgXoA

I'm headed to Seattle next week on my Tiger. I'd like to stick as back-road as possible on the way up, get some exploring in.

Anyone have any feedback on the route...
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