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Old 02-16-2013, 06:08 AM   #22891
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Leaving today for little trip with wifey to celebrate 45 years together...

No riding this weekend and probably not next...

Yall have fun and be safe out there.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:25 AM   #22892
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congrats on 45 years thats awesome! i love the trackmaster II but i only got about 1000 miles when i had them on my drz400. if you ride your bike to meet up instead of putting it on a trailer they wear out the middle knobs. not sure on a smaller cc bike you might have alittle more life. but the rear lasted about a year.
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:15 AM   #22893
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Leaving today for little trip with wifey to celebrate 45 years together...

No riding this weekend and probably not next...

Yall have fun and be safe out there.
Congratulations on 45 Years! Have fun, enjoy and be safe.... Hope to be ready to ride when you get back....
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:39 AM   #22894
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Congratulations on 45 Years! Have fun, enjoy and be safe.... Hope to be ready to ride when you get back....
Congratulation, that's quite an achievement. Obvious your wife is a saint!
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Old 02-16-2013, 09:20 AM   #22895
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Obvious your wife is a saint!
NO one would argue that point!

Thanks guys.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:07 AM   #22896
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Congrats Vic!


New battery is in, I'm amazed how light it is.
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:20 AM   #22897
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Congrats Vic!


New battery is in, I'm amazed how light it is.
Congratulations Vic. She must drink the red wine too. :)

Barney, what kind did you get? Shorai or Turntech?
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Old 02-16-2013, 10:49 AM   #22898
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Dave, I got the Shorai. Impressive power/weight, hope it lasts.
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:02 AM   #22899
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Bought some K760 (Trackmaster II's) to try out this year. Pirelli Scorpion Pro's are what we run on the front. We were using Dunlop D606 rears and we like them just fine, but always hear about the Trackmaster II's so will give them a try.
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I have a Desert IT on the rear and for the life of me cant get this thing to wear out here in FL. Awesome tire for price, takes a beating.. Guess that is why its for the desert, rocks, sand and crap like that.
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Old 02-16-2013, 11:08 AM   #22900
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I have a Desert IT on the rear and for the life of me cant get this thing to wear out here in FL. Awesome tire for price, takes a beating.. Guess that is why its for the desert, rocks, sand and crap like that.
Non DOT tire though but I am sure it is good as Maxxis makes some great tires. We always ride the roads quite a bit so we stick with DOT tires.
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:51 PM   #22901
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Dave, I got the Shorai. Impressive power/weight, hope it lasts.
I wish I would have known as I have a brand new one here I could have sold you when you needed it. It's the heavy duty version part number:
LFX14L2-BS12

As far as lasting goes...don't ever let it get discharged past something like 12.866 volts (resting voltage) or it will kill it. Another thing is keep it dry. The cases on those (at least the earlier ones) are not sealed very well and a water crossing gone wrong with a submerged bike could ruin your day in more ways than one.

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Old 02-16-2013, 05:11 PM   #22902
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Anybody here want or lost a dog? Had a female Blue Pit wander into my yard this evening. I'd say she's about a year old. Super friendly, she's actually laying on my leg as I type this. No aggression what so ever. Walked right up to her and she just wagged her tail. Really a beautiful dog. In just the few hours I've had her, I've already become attached and will be sad when she goes, but I'm not stationary at the moment and can't have a dog when I leave for a month or two at a time.

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Old 02-16-2013, 06:17 PM   #22903
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Sent you a text & pm.
PM replied to.
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:44 PM   #22904
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Non DOT tire though but I am sure it is good as Maxxis makes some great tires. We always ride the roads quite a bit so we stick with DOT tires.
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Roads!!! Where I ride, we don't need no stinking roads!!
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:12 AM   #22905
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Roads!!! Where I ride, we don't need no stinking roads!!
We need the stinking roads to get where you ride.
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