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Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
donahuehd.com in MN

donahuehd.com in MN
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 100,030
Views: 19,214,027
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
http://shop.thumpertalk.com/catalogs/Western_Power...

http://shop.thumpertalk.com/catalogs/Western_Power_Sports_Offroad_2006/default.asp?p=513&s=2
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 100,030
Views: 19,214,027
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Can "marker lights" replace "turn signals" on 07 DR650?

Just splice the two wires for the turn signals and get the blinking rate and brightness correct?

Rumor has it the marker lights work on sportbikes - electronic controller vs bimetal strip.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,249
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
A run across ND ate my rear tire faster than...

A run across ND ate my rear tire faster than expected too. Might be the road surface or the crosswinds.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,969
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
mewerj, well thought out great info ...

mewerj,

well thought out great info

Thanks
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
We're back. The kid thumped it down on a DR650....

We're back. The kid thumped it down on a DR650. Three 12 hour days ~1300 miles, three nights tenting at Deals Gap then 3/12's back home.

Went Mississippi river to Clinton, IA then SE across IL -...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,969
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
That's the "purpose". :D Good point...

That's the "purpose". :D Good point about the speedo error.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,969
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Question DR650 17" Front wheel information

Price and where to buy?

Does rotor from 21" wheel bolt right on?


:norton


Plan to lower the rear shock if needed, then lower the front by using the 17" wheel. Options for four different...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Great info, thanks. :thumb 80,000...

Great info, thanks. :thumb



80,000 miles on my GS with Tourance. Average about 8,000 miles out of the rear and the front is cupping but not worn out.



Going to Sturgis, across South...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
The permit doesn't mention BOURBON :1drink

The permit doesn't mention BOURBON :1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
MeefZah, Thanks for the reassurance.

MeefZah,

Thanks for the reassurance.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
The permit doesn't state - valid in MN only - and...

The permit doesn't state - valid in MN only - and his regular driver"s license is good in other states.

Want to be legal if something goes wrong.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Question MN "motorcycle permit" valid to TN

The 19 year old kid just got his "motorcycle permit" - written test passed.

Is this "permit" valid for a trip from MN to TN? :scratch :scratch :scratch



Just getting time pinched as far as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 100,030
Views: 19,214,027
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Will keep you in mind, but was hoping the dealer...

Will keep you in mind, but was hoping the dealer would find one if the chainguard was just missing since new.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 100,030
Views: 19,214,027
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Do th 07's come with a chainguard?

300 miles on my new DR650 and I just noticed no chainguard.

The mounting holes are tapped into the swingarm.


Did your new DR650 come with a chainguard?
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,007
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
[QUOTE=hapbob] but overall I enjoyed the...

[QUOTE=hapbob]

but overall I enjoyed the open face helmet better on the GS.

Who wears the open face out there?

...is my Nolan flip/up noisy?

/QUOTE]
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
How is the camcorder used while riding? ...

How is the camcorder used while riding?


Wrap it in a small pad and duct tape it to the top of helmet for shooting forward where one looks or mount it facing backwards off the rearseat for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-21-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
100 miles on Monday.

100 miles on Monday.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,023
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Search Panasonic LC-X1220P. About $50. ...

Search Panasonic LC-X1220P.

About $50.

Put one in this summer, it fit well and is holding up this winter.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,282
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Ran my 1150GS up to 9 bars on a long deep sand...

Ran my 1150GS up to 9 bars on a long deep sand hill in Ocala Forest.

Noticed the temp about twenty feet from the top, rode it out and turned the motor off.

That was at 8,000 miles and now have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-23-2006, 04:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,803
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
REST IN PEACE, BILL. To a sweet , kind and...

REST IN PEACE, BILL.

To a sweet , kind and gentle man.

My sincerest condolence, Kandi.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2006, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
77k and still pumping.

77k and still pumping.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
6 speed = Wishful thinking on my part and a...

6 speed = Wishful thinking on my part and a helpful hint for Honda.


The marketing people always put the innovative trannies on the most profitable bikes, while the smaller bikes are economized....
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
If the oil has been changed and the bike not...

If the oil has been changed and the bike not abused, not much useful value has been lost.

That's why the demand and price are consistent.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
[QUOTE=Rockfish Dave] ...

[QUOTE=Rockfish Dave]

http://world.honda.com/news/2005/image/2050316/01.jpg

BMW knows people will pay a premium for a bike that fits a niche just right.

Motarded air cooled 400 w/6 speed =...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,833
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Situation suckola, can a dealer survive?

Pay the BMW dealer $380 to have it done carefully and the extra costs can help cover unfortunate situations like this.

Buy the internet tires for $200 and do it yourself.

Have a third party do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,523
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Low beam. Fog lights used at night to look...

Low beam.

Fog lights used at night to look cool are also blinding.
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,994
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Electric utilility poles can be eliminated with...

Electric utilility poles can be eliminated with underground wiring.


Minor accidents become major when a utility pole is involved.
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Hard cases for tarmac/security. Soft bags...

Hard cases for tarmac/security.

Soft bags for trail.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2006, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,388
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
[QUOTE=Poolside]<BR> It is the Panasonic...

[QUOTE=Poolside]<BR>
It is the Panasonic battery for our bikes. Absolutely the proper specifications.

Panasonic LC-X1220P

And has the correct positive and negative terminal orientation.

-...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,169
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Hey Pistol Pete, The 2Bro is one of the...

Hey Pistol Pete,

The 2Bro is one of the loudest for the GS, but it seems as though you wanted some change from stock. When running the 2Bro only one group felt the bike was to loud, most of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Ran 1st red bar in heavy sand with 7k miles on...

Ran 1st red bar in heavy sand with 7k miles on 1150GS, now have 70k miles and no problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
The KLR was the big surprise of the day, easy...

The KLR was the big surprise of the day, easy riding fun. Fast as the cruisers and less intense than the sportbikes, all the while taking in the beautiful countryside.

The ride leader was on an...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Demo Rides: 'strada 620, KLR650 & 950 Adventurer

Big THANKS to Delano Sports Center, MN.

This is in Gspot because I rode my GS there and back.

Nothing like a test ride to clear up all the reviews in my head.



Multistrada 620 - Spoils up...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,647
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Bought some Mobil 1 Vtwin (20/50) today. Have run...

Bought some Mobil 1 Vtwin (20/50) today. Have run the 15/50 for a couple of years but hope the 20/50 will run quieter in the summer heat.

Switched to synthetics throughout at 40K miles with no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Congratulations, sweet switcharoo, FJR to DR. ...

Congratulations, sweet switcharoo, FJR to DR.

If this is your first dualsport, the FUN factor just imploded.:super
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2006, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Let mine POGO til 50k then bought a set of...

Let mine POGO til 50k then bought a set of Ohlins.

This is my third season with quality shocks. The shocks and me seem to get a little more in tune each year. 70k+.

Pricey shocks, set up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,128
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
Being overcautious, I added two straps to the...

Being overcautious, I added two straps to the front - lower on the forks where the suspension isn't involved.

If either of the front handlebar mounted straps let loose the lower straps would keep...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,668
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
1975 DT400 Yellow/black. Two yellows, four...

1975 DT400 Yellow/black.

Two yellows, four oranges and one older green 360 made up the gang.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,734
Posted By 2Laud 2Bro
A KLX250 dual sport or a strictly offroad bike...

A KLX250 dual sport or a strictly offroad bike would be a good fit between the TTR125 and the DR650. Your son can move up to it and you could use it for more challenging trail rides.

Ride your own...
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