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Forum: Equipment 07-10-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 77,822
Posted By ibcmcl
Weight of the cans?

Once the innards are removed from the cans, what is the weight of the body?
I ride a 1990 DR650S and am not sure of the overall weight carrying capacity.
I have a friend who will make the racks for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2005, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,160
Views: 493,834
Posted By ibcmcl
Anakee tire pressure on the DR650S

I hate to bring up the issue of tire pressures again, but, how much pressure should I run in the rear anakee tire on this bike. At 25 pounds, it gets HOT.
Doesn't seem normal to me.
Any info is...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2005, 06:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,025
Posted By ibcmcl

I camp in the Frank Church Wilderness here in Central Idaho. So far, in eight years, I have been chased by three bears, but was partly my fault. Archery season, sow bear with two cubs and me with elk...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2005, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,627
Posted By ibcmcl

sleep fuddled mind is now active. Yes, the directions do make sense for some reason.
I have a friend here who has an older (89) XT600 and is a master welder. I asked him about this and he started to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2005, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,627
Posted By ibcmcl
90 DR650S saddlebag racks

I started the process today to build saddlebag racks for my 650S. I moved the rear turn signals to the rear of the rack, and dropped them down under the rack about 3 inches.
Will use 5/8 inch...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2005, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,627
Posted By ibcmcl
1990 DR650s

I have a 1990 DR650S, found it here in Idaho. Seems to be a good bike, but REAL hard to find accessories for. I have put about 1500 miles on it here so far in the last three months.
I really...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,768
Posted By ibcmcl
Eh? Okay for light off-road

I live in McCall, Idaho and have the Anakee's on my 1990 DR650S.I have about 1200 miles on these tires so far. Nubbies are still on in places.
Great on the highway as predicted. Off-road, I have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2005, 09:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,321
Posted By ibcmcl
Laugh All around bike

I bought a used 1990 DR650S that had been a motorhome queen. Spent it's life on a rear rack, covered with a tarp.It had about 7,100 miles on it when I got it. Bought it on April 20th, and since have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,574
Posted By ibcmcl
Thumb Many FF helmets

I have (4), YES, (4) FF helmets. I always wear one, even on the quad that I seldom ride anymore as I have re-discovered DS riding.(Used to be called enduro when I was a kid)
Too many years of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2005, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By ibcmcl
Carb Issues

I recently chnaged the in-line filter on my DR650 and now once in a while, the damn thing decides to leak out the overflow on the bottom. It did not do it before.
Book says that the needle vavle may...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,160
Views: 493,834
Posted By ibcmcl
1990 Dr650s

I bought a the "90" DR650S here in Idaho and have put about 15.00 in it so far. It has a little over 7,000 miles on it and was a motorhome traveler before I got it. A new mag cover gasket, balance...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2005, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By ibcmcl
Saddle bag recommendations for 1990 DR650S

I need some help from those that know. I am looking for saddle bags for a 90 DR650S and as it has no bag racks available seemingly anywhere, which type of bags would work well.
Also, am looking for...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,621
Posted By ibcmcl
Fuel Cell

Where can I find the $200 fuel cell? Need a bit more range on the DR?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2005, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,107
Posted By ibcmcl
Talking Paskenta, Ca. to Log Springs to Covelo, Ca.

I used to live in Willows, Ca. We rode from there to Elk Creek on State Highway 162, then north to Chrome,then to Paskenta. Turned left at Paskenta, then over the Log Springs Road to Government Camp....
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2005, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,546
Posted By ibcmcl
Thawing out

Here in McCall, the hills are thawing out. Have rode about 300 miles just in the valley from McCall to Smith's Ferry. Mostly road, but about 60% dirt. Have the Michelin Anakee tires on the DR650, so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,632
Posted By ibcmcl
1990 Dr650s

I'm looking for racks that extend from the rear mounted rack so that I can put soft saddle bags on the bike. I checked with hapy-trail and they said that there was "no" call for the mods for the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,632
Posted By ibcmcl
Older 1990 DR650S

I am new to the ADVrider site. I have a 1990 DR650S that I found in the north Idaho area. It has or at least "had" 7200 miles on it when I got it. Now has almost 8,000. That was three weeks ago....
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