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Old 01-07-2014, 06:04 PM   #20941
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Hey GISkev,

Look familiar? Turns out there's a 98 degree hot spring right by the bridge we crossed. We missed out, should have camped here.



North castle HS?
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Old 01-08-2014, 07:33 PM   #20942
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slab tire life...

I've got 8000 miles on this Anakee 3. Front in similar condition.



still got some life yet... (I didn't get paid for this commercial)

Actually, they are pretty rad in dirt*




*unless you need to turn abruptly.
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Old 01-09-2014, 08:24 AM   #20943
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I've got 8000 miles on this Anakee 3. Front in similar condition.



still got some life yet... (I didn't get paid for this commercial)

Actually, they are pretty rad in dirt*




*unless you need to turn abruptly.
I just put a set on my VStrom and love them so far. Only about 500 miles on them and not a ton of off road. I'll get to it if it ever thaws out in GA.
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Old 01-09-2014, 09:57 AM   #20944
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I've got 8000 miles on this Anakee 3. Front in similar condition.



still got some life yet... (I didn't get paid for this commercial)

Actually, they are pretty rad in dirt*




*unless you need to turn abruptly.
Are they loud? I've heard some people complain about them making a howling sound once up to speed, but haven't tried them out yet. I run the Anakee 2 and have really liked them, so am planning to switch to the 3 when it's time.
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Old 01-09-2014, 01:10 PM   #20945
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Are they loud? I've heard some people complain about them making a howling sound once up to speed, but haven't tried them out yet. I run the Anakee 2 and have really liked them, so am planning to switch to the 3 when it's time.
Not loud at all. Never heard them at all. big improvement on the anakee 2 methinks.
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Old 01-11-2014, 12:18 PM   #20946
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:30 AM   #20947
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Toyota Mechanic?

So quiet here.....I'm looking for a referral for a toyota car mechanic. College car is one of the '97 3L models, automatic with low miles. It needs a bunch of TLC and I'm not a dealership patron for a car like this.

Any of you FF's know an independent who is reliable and gets 'er done?

Gotta bottle of Ken wine for the winner....or a sixer of PBR if that's your flavor....
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:53 PM   #20948
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So quiet here.....I'm looking for a referral for a toyota car mechanic. College car is one of the '97 3L models, automatic with low miles. It needs a bunch of TLC and I'm not a dealership patron for a car like this.

Any of you FF's know an independent who is reliable and gets 'er done?

Gotta bottle of Ken wine for the winner....or a sixer of PBR if that's your flavor....
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Talk to Bill.

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Old 01-14-2014, 09:19 AM   #20949
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big thaw...

Knolls will likely be thawed out by this weekend if anyone wants to go sand surf!
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Old 01-14-2014, 11:20 AM   #20950
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Knolls will likely be thawed out by this weekend if anyone wants to go sand surf!
I'm over in Kauai doing the real sand surf. Hate to tell you boys,
but it is beautiful out right now. Nener, nener, nener.
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Old 01-14-2014, 12:16 PM   #20951
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497 E 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, us. (801) 268-1359
Talk to Bill.

Honest and reasonable. Used them for years
Thanks, called them and Bill is on vacation in Hawaii, back next week.....I'm guessing there's a secret between him and pluric......
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:19 PM   #20952
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So quiet here.....I'm looking for a referral for a toyota car mechanic. College car is one of the '97 3L models, automatic with low miles. It needs a bunch of TLC and I'm not a dealership patron for a car like this.

Any of you FF's know an independent who is reliable and gets 'er done?

Gotta bottle of Ken wine for the winner....or a sixer of PBR if that's your flavor....
Try Bob Kasabuchi at Kasabuchi Motors, saved me big bucks several times. As honest as the day is long as they say. Works mainly on imports. 801-266-5685
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:59 AM   #20953
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I just bought a Triumph Scrambler and thought I'd introduce myself, even though from reading though this thread it seems you ran the last Scrambler owner out of state!

I haven't been riding too long, picked up a vulcan 900 in August, but got the bug to do some more dirt road exploring as soon as winter set in....

Besides the BMW dealer, are there any recommendations for good shops that carry cold weather riding gear, more specifically decent overpants? I took the new ride out yesterday with jeans and good thermals but only made it about 10 miles before succumbing to frozen knee syndrome.

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Old 01-15-2014, 09:16 AM   #20954
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Hi,
I just bought a Triumph Scrambler and thought I'd introduce myself, even though from reading though this thread it seems you ran the last Scrambler owner out of state!

I haven't been riding too long, picked up a vulcan 900 in August, but got the bug to do some more dirt road exploring as soon as winter set in....

Besides the BMW dealer, are there any recommendations for good shops that carry cold weather riding gear, more specifically decent overpants? I took the new ride out yesterday with jeans and good thermals but only made it about 10 miles before succumbing to frozen knee syndrome.

Thanks
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Old 01-15-2014, 09:49 AM   #20955
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Hi,
I just bought a Triumph Scrambler and thought I'd introduce myself, even though from reading though this thread it seems you ran the last Scrambler owner out of state!

I haven't been riding too long, picked up a vulcan 900 in August, but got the bug to do some more dirt road exploring as soon as winter set in....

Besides the BMW dealer, are there any recommendations for good shops that carry cold weather riding gear, more specifically decent overpants? I took the new ride out yesterday with jeans and good thermals but only made it about 10 miles before succumbing to frozen knee syndrome.

Thanks
Dave K
The gang was pretty tough on SkiFast....welcome to the asylum.

If you have downhill ski gear, you'll find that those pants are pretty close to what you're asking for. Otherwise, good recommendations from the cowboy...

Bob was out on a test drive, still calling 'yota mechanics.....
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