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Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25,156
Views: 4,438,066
Posted By HiJincs
Couple of Newbie DRZ Questions

Just picked up a 2005 SM and need to know what would make the front inside brake pad wear 2 to 3 times faster than the outside pad.

Also, anyone care to cut and paste the proper procedure for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 645,553
Posted By HiJincs
:clap Well done Jay! Thanks for taking us with...

:clap Well done Jay! Thanks for taking us with you. Your skills as a rider are surpassed by your ability to see the best in every person you met and every place you visited along the way.:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By HiJincs
For the 1150. I have it and love it. ...

For the 1150. I have it and love it.

http://www.wunderlichamerica.com/motorcycle/R1150GS/8160335.html


Same part number for the 1200.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
Re: the big electrical connector under the tank! ...

Re: the big electrical connector under the tank!

Oh man, I had that happen to me also. It led to this:
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y221/HiJincs/Motorcycle/DR650/IMG_0290.jpg

The shame of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
LOL, what time were you there? I went there today...

LOL, what time were you there? I went there today also. I even stopped at the same spot but couldn't figure out how to get the big GS to the same spot the Tag picture was taken so I rode up the hill...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
I agree! There was way too much traffic getting...

I agree! There was way too much traffic getting the Harbin tag and placing it in Gainesville. I'm all for keeping it in the mountains, just not somewhere that will require skills I ain't got to go...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
New Tag

It's not the best time of year to take a picture of a butterfly garden . . .

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y221/HiJincs/IMG_1202.jpg

If you didn't bring your kids to this spot, their science...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
Tagged

Harbins Park Mountain Bike trail-head


Harbins Park...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 645,553
Posted By HiJincs
I'm still with you Jay and continuing to enjoy...

I'm still with you Jay and continuing to enjoy every word and picture. I know you hear it a lot but thanks again for taking us on this wonderful journey of yours.:clap
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By HiJincs
Damn, these look nice! Why don't us R1150GS guys...

Damn, these look nice! Why don't us R1150GS guys & gals get any love?
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 256,742
Posted By HiJincs
I've been using mine offroad for over a year with...

I've been using mine offroad for over a year with no problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-03-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By HiJincs
I used the Aeroflow bar to mount my LED aux...

I used the Aeroflow bar to mount my LED aux lights too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Not sure yet, just playing around with the idea....

Not sure yet, just playing around with the idea. I really enjoy riding the DR when I get on it, I just don't get on it enough lately. And when I do, it's the same old FS roads, over and over. What I...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,314
Posted By HiJincs
Any suggestions/pics for a 1150GS?

Any suggestions/pics for a 1150GS?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Dan, What do you have in mind? Is a DR650 too...

Dan, What do you have in mind? Is a DR650 too big? I've got an 06 with 7500 miles that is really farkled out that I've been thinking about selling.
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,752
Posted By HiJincs
Regarding the SPOT device; I ride solo some and...

Regarding the SPOT device; I ride solo some and have a Spot Gen II. (I wouldn't ride without it) If you spend any time at all researching them, you'll find an interesting debate on wearing it on your...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 377,335
Posted By HiJincs
Boy, You guys are sharp! I wanted to show a...

Boy, You guys are sharp! I wanted to show a closeup of the sticky mud that threw my DR off the trail and down the hill. It's my riding partner's F800.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 377,335
Posted By HiJincs
The day I brought it home to keep my Dakar happy....

The day I brought it home to keep my Dakar happy. Farkle Fever took over very quickly.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y221/HiJincs/Motorcycle/IMG_0337.jpg

Started having a lot of fun on it....
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
There's 3 bearings in the rear. Check you...

There's 3 bearings in the rear. Check you sprocket carrier bearing. They don't have a seal on the inside and are notorious for getting gunked up and failing....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
I got out Saturday for a quick solo loop from...

I got out Saturday for a quick solo loop from Dahlonega up Winding Stair, across Appalachian Blue Ridge Rd and down Cooper's Gap to Camp Fort Merrill and back to Dahlonega. The only issues were...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
That's an interesting question. First, sorry to...

That's an interesting question. First, sorry to hear about your biff. Here's my thoughts on the subject:

I do have barkbusters because I like the protection they offer for the (not so) casual tree...
Forum: Vendors 12-09-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 38,338
Posted By HiJincs
Money being sent right now.

Money being sent right now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
Might be a tad on the high side. I bought my 2006...

Might be a tad on the high side. I bought my 2006 last year with 2900 miles, barkbusters and a skid plate for 2700. The last time I looked on here and CL, there seemed to be quite a few listed. Might...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 645,553
Posted By HiJincs
Hey Jay, Great updates as always. ...

Hey Jay,

Great updates as always.

Thanks for putting the calendar together. I just ordered one to go with my t-shirt. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By HiJincs
I reentered with an older 600 cc sport bike, then...

I reentered with an older 600 cc sport bike, then a 1100 cruiser. Hated them both. I bought a 2001 F650GS and learned to ride trails and forest service roads. I really liked it but wanted to do...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By HiJincs
This is exactly what happened to me but I found a...

This is exactly what happened to me but I found a cherry 1150GS with most of the farkles I would have bought, already on it. I like the style of the 1150 better and since I have a DR650 for more dirt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Holy Cow! How ya' doing Mark? Long time no see or...

Holy Cow! How ya' doing Mark? Long time no see or hear. We need to get our GS' together for a ride!

Bruce
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Hwy 129 Stud

Nailing the Apex!

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y221/HiJincs/Motorcycle/R1150GS/121132.jpg

Ok, I might have turned in a little early but I was busy shooting . . . .
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
Listed Buell dual headlights and fly screen in...

Listed Buell dual headlights and fly screen in case anyone is interested.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716195
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
Harsh! (true, but still harsh!) :lol3

Harsh!

(true, but still harsh!) :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 18,655
Posted By HiJincs
Well, life has once again conspired against me. ...

Well, life has once again conspired against me.

I'm going to have to missed my first beaver. :eek1

Ya'll have fun and be safe!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Of all the things I've done, not flying is one I...

Of all the things I've done, not flying is one I regret. I may still get there.:D

One place I forgot was something I'm most proud of: 17 years in a row, I went climbing with friends to New River...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
I paid $76 for the hub from SHS a year a go. ...

I paid $76 for the hub from SHS a year a go.

The OEM bearings are only sealed on one side and the cush drive bearing is particularly exposed to getting wet, dirty and otherwise contaminated.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 102,507
Views: 20,096,318
Posted By HiJincs
Great, another blown cush drive bearing! I had...

Great, another blown cush drive bearing! I had exactly the same thing happen to me last year. I got all my Suzuki parts from SHS PowerSports. http://www.shspowersports.com/

I bought the axle,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
Ouch!, I'm not taking my 650 up there! Someone...

Ouch!, I'm not taking my 650 up there! Someone else can risk breaking a limb. :eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-08-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
I lived in Knoxville for 16 years before moving...

I lived in Knoxville for 16 years before moving down here. I climbed and put up routes in the Obed area, climbed at T-Wall, Sunset, Foster Falls, Table Rock, Looking Glass, Linville Gorge, Devils...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Yeah, I am, thanks to you and your fabulous...

Yeah, I am, thanks to you and your fabulous abilities. Grass is still a little thin but it looks like it's beginning to fill in.


Ok, back on track. I may be crazy but I signed up for my first...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Hah! You need gear? ...

Hah! You need gear?

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y221/HiJincs/GearCloset1.jpg

How about a place to climb with AC and a soft landing?
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,959
Views: 345,590
Posted By HiJincs
Cool Beans! Glad it was a successful grab for...

Cool Beans! Glad it was a successful grab for you. I'm looking forward to seeing where you place it. I haven't ridden much in the NE corner of the state.

This was my first time looking for a new...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-06-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,360,816
Posted By HiJincs
Funny B&B Story (screw you Flux!) My wife...

Funny B&B Story (screw you Flux!)

My wife and I wanted to rock climb the Mummy & Daddy in Linville Gorge for our anniversary and we had a dinner and room booked at The Inn at Ragged Gardens in...
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