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Forum: Beasts 09-17-2013, 09:32 AM
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Posted By theDub
I'm just trying to make a point. The point...

I'm just trying to make a point.

The point is that you can't can't tell how much life used motor oil has just by looking at it. It may look black, seem more viscous and smell funny, but that...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2013, 10:03 PM
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Posted By theDub
So that would be a no? If I send you a...

So that would be a no?

If I send you a sample of my oil can you please 'look' at it, observe it's viscous properties and send me back a TBN along with the levels of wear accumulations and...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2013, 03:08 PM
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Posted By theDub
I'm some questions/thoughts on this part of your...

I'm some questions/thoughts on this part of your story.

I have no doubt things felt a little hot and uncomfortable sitting in that traffic; I mean, you had an enormous hot air pump between your...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Yep. That's what I'm using. Works great. ...

Yep. That's what I'm using. Works great.
And I love that the racks can be removed quickly when I'm not using them.
Just make sure you specify "other racks" when you order the Wolfman bags. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2013, 11:59 AM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Wait...did you delete your post about the tablet...

Wait...did you delete your post about the tablet mounting? I didn't quote you and now it looks like I'm a crazy person talking about nothing.
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
You have the tablet hard wired for power? Or...

You have the tablet hard wired for power? Or just rely on the battery to last for the entire ride?
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
What's wrong with the Givi racks? They will do...

What's wrong with the Givi racks? They will do both the things you require.
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2013, 12:49 PM
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Posted By theDub
Outstanding write-up p3. Thanks a lot for taking...

Outstanding write-up p3. Thanks a lot for taking the time to do that for our benefit.
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 06:34 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-rear-mast...

http://www.twistedthrottle.com/sw-motech-rear-master-cylinder-guard-triumph-tiger-800-tiger-800xc-11
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 11:26 AM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Excellent, thanks. How long is that arm you are...

Excellent, thanks. How long is that arm you are using?
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2013, 11:20 AM
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Posted By theDub
haha. Took me a second to get it. At first I...

haha. Took me a second to get it. At first I was like 'why would he want to have the eye of the District Attorney'. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2013, 02:49 PM
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Posted By theDub
Agreed. My last bike didn't have a gauge, so...

Agreed. My last bike didn't have a gauge, so going by miles on the trip meter is habit for me.
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Please tell me more about this. What products...

Please tell me more about this. What products are those, or did you make it yourself? It doesn't look the SW-Motech solution....
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2013, 02:11 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
I bought mine brand new from an out of state...

I bought mine brand new from an out of state dealer. Registering it in CA was not difficult in the least. Just make sure it's a 50 state bike, which I think all the US models are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 01:15 PM
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Views: 1,290
Posted By theDub
Is that you?

Is that you?
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 08:54 AM
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Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
I just bought a new set of Anakee IIIs this...

I just bought a new set of Anakee IIIs this month. I struggled with the choice of V or H rating as well.

I'm sure the H rated set would be just fine. There are probably many others like bross...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 02:52 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
I have the SW Motechs and like them.

I have the SW Motechs and like them.
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2013, 02:58 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
It makes it look finished. That's the...

It makes it look finished.



That's the Hepco & Becker Tank Guard. Pics on the product page here (http://www.motomachines.com/Tank-Guard--Triumph-Tiger-800-XC_p_530.html).
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20,096
Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
This made me lol. :rofl

This made me lol. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2013, 03:03 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Probably just chain lube gunk.

Probably just chain lube gunk.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2013, 04:00 PM
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Posted By theDub
Every thread is just an oil thread in waiting.

Every thread is just an oil thread in waiting.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2013, 09:20 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
Fair enough.

Fair enough.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2013, 06:59 PM
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Views: 379,350
Posted By theDub
I don't get Pivot Pegz. The majority (myself...

I don't get Pivot Pegz. The majority (myself included) seem to get along just fine letting our boots rock back and forth over the stationary foot peg. Why introduce added complexity to something as...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2013, 06:56 PM
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Posted By theDub
That's the MCF. There is also this: AMSOIL AMO...

That's the MCF. There is also this: AMSOIL AMO (http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/motor-oil/gasoline/sae-10w-40-synthetic-premium-protection-motor-oil/?page=%2fstorefront%2famo.aspx).

It's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2013, 04:20 PM
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Views: 1,797
Posted By theDub
Where there are mountains, there is good...

Where there are mountains, there is good motorcycle riding.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20,096
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Posted By theDub
I'm not really sure what there is to like, or...

I'm not really sure what there is to like, or dislike, about one specific motor oil over another.

I guess I like that it's inexpensive and readily available at Wally World and meets the...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 01:19 PM
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Posted By theDub
Ex. act. ly.

Ex. act. ly.
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 11:21 AM
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Posted By theDub
You are wasting money because you are pouring...

You are wasting money because you are pouring perfectly good oil in the recycle tank and buying more. Personally, I trust that Amsoil MCF is perfectly capable of going the full 6k manufacturer's...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20,096
Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
Why in the world you would recommend using a top...

Why in the world you would recommend using a top quality group IV full synthetic and only running it for half the manufacturer's recommended drain interval? What a waste of money.



Just swing...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,655
Views: 1,589,150
Posted By theDub
I'm finally all caught up! I just discovered...

I'm finally all caught up!

I just discovered this thread on Sunday evening. It took me a big chunk of three evenings plus a couple hours at work to get through the whole thing.

Your blog has...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2013, 01:31 PM
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Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
You can buy just one. Enter "1" in the quantity...

You can buy just one. Enter "1" in the quantity field and click add to cart.

2wheelpros.com is another source I use for OE parts.
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20,096
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Posted By theDub
Thanks for the feedback on tire size, folks. I...

Thanks for the feedback on tire size, folks. I figured it would be fine, since a 100/90 and 110/80 are so very close in overall size, but figured I would run it by this brain trust.



Where is...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20,096
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Posted By theDub
Time for new tires on my Roadie. I haven't...

Time for new tires on my Roadie.

I haven't really been happy with how the OE Pirelli's have been wearing at ~3600 miles, so I'm looking to try something else.

My question: It seems a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20,096
Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
Well, OK, I believe you. I'll assume you have...

Well, OK, I believe you. I'll assume you have more training in aerodynamics than me since I have none.

The point is I was getting bugs in my helmet with the stock screen, so I fitted a CalSci...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20,096
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Posted By theDub
Agreed. For me, the stock screen created...

Agreed. For me, the stock screen created vertices that spun up my chest and into my helmet from the bottom. This made it very windy and cold on my face and, even worse, sometimes bugs would be...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 01:47 PM
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Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
That's a good tip.

That's a good tip.
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 01:20 PM
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Posted By theDub
Yeah, I read the sticky on the google tricks to...

Yeah, I read the sticky on the google tricks to search specific threads, etc.

The problem with that (for me) is that I don't use the forum default of 15 posts per page. I use 100 posts per page...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20,096
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Posted By theDub
Thanks for the confirmation. I finally found...

Thanks for the confirmation.

I finally found what I was looking for in post #7301 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16412938&postcount=7301).

I'm pretty good an interneting, and I find...
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20,096
Views: 3,409,129
Posted By theDub
I've searched this massive thread and didn't find...

I've searched this massive thread and didn't find a definitive answer:

I plan to swap the XC risers on to my roadie for just a little more bar height as I've read many people have successfully...
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