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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 342,684
Posted By rycomm
And get a burnt end sandwich while you're there.

And get a burnt end sandwich while you're there.
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 325,668
Posted By rycomm
Any TU250X owners / riders here made the...

Any TU250X owners / riders here made the transition to a V7? I found a new '13 Special and it has me all curious. I've liked the V7 since I first saw one, and used to have a thing for a V50 15+ years...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 49,288
Views: 10,333,171
Posted By rycomm
I'd use some Tygon fuel line. Supposed to be more...

I'd use some Tygon fuel line. Supposed to be more flexible and hold up better. I haven't used it inside a tank, but have had good results in other tank to carb applications. It should be available...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 20,123
Posted By rycomm
Not to sound like I'm repeating myself, but "KC...

Not to sound like I'm repeating myself, but "KC wins!". The game seemed a little short for some reason. Only 8 1/2 innings. Not the 11 inning nail biters of the very recent past.

Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 20,123
Posted By rycomm
Kind of unbelievable isn't it?

Kind of unbelievable isn't it?
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,618
Posted By rycomm
I went back to the dealer that got the 300f in....

I went back to the dealer that got the 300f in. Sat on it and the 500f next to it. Very similar. Almost couldn't tell them apart. The 300 is 60lbs lighter, but it was hard to tell just sitting on the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 20,123
Posted By rycomm
I was just thinking the same thing. What a game.

I was just thinking the same thing. What a game.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 28,406
Posted By rycomm
I hate to do this, but it is looking like I won't...

I hate to do this, but it is looking like I won't be able to make it this weekend. I've been planning on it, but life sometimes conspires against me.

Thanks, Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
Good to see you all again. OHJim and I made it...

Good to see you all again. OHJim and I made it safely back to KC from Eddies.
Thanks to Eddie for hosting, Prop for organizing and Todd (Rusty Jug) for bringing the food. That had to be one of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
I remember my dad going to the 1980 series, and...

I remember my dad going to the 1980 series, and me going to the parade in 85. Of course I couldn't see a thing, but we got out of school for it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
Sorry I missed lunch and dinner tonight. Ended up...

Sorry I missed lunch and dinner tonight. Ended up working a 14hr shift today, instead of the 7 hours I was planning on working last night. I'm planning on arriving tomorrow evening around 4:30....
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 55,618
Posted By rycomm
A local dealer called me today to say they got...

A local dealer called me today to say they got their first 300f in today. He said he had 4 customers interested, and that it would be prepped in the next day or two. I may have to check it out. These...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,502,988
Posted By rycomm
I guess I should clarify that when commuting to...

I guess I should clarify that when commuting to and from work, I ride a lot of interstate, about 15-25 miles each way. But that's usually on the 'Strom, which is a bit more comfortable cruising along...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,502,988
Posted By rycomm
I do my best to avoid interstates and four lane...

I do my best to avoid interstates and four lane highways as much as possible, whether I'm on my 'Strom or tu250. Makes riding a better experience. People have asked me how I figure out routes. I look...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
Those doughnuts are the best thing from the cider...

Those doughnuts are the best thing from the cider mill, despite it being known for , well, cider. Don't know about availability during the week, and weekends are overrun with people everywhere....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
Eddie, Prop and all, I am planning on being there...

Eddie, Prop and all, I am planning on being there for as much of the activities (eating) as possible. I may have to work somewhere along the way. But put me down for Saturday night with Rusty Jug....
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 49,288
Views: 10,333,171
Posted By rycomm
I got one last month from partzilla for $245. I...

I got one last month from partzilla for $245. I ordered a few extra things for free shipping. (Over $250). I checked several places, and it varied up to nearly $400.
Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 342,684
Posted By rycomm
I'm going to be near there today, but not on a...

I'm going to be near there today, but not on a motorcycle, unfortunately.

Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 28,406
Posted By rycomm
Not sure if I need another tee shirt. How about...

Not sure if I need another tee shirt. How about some stickers?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
I've never noticed it, but I have about 3000...

I've never noticed it, but I have about 3000 miles on mine now, I'd guess 2500 with the 16t. If you want to meet sometime we could compare. I almost always wear earplugs when riding, so that may be...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,015
Posted By rycomm
Ordered a rack for my WRR a couple of days ago (...

Ordered a rack for my WRR a couple of days ago ( wed night or thur am). It showed up yesterday (sat). Pretty amazing service for a excellent product. Now if I can get some time to get it mounted, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49,288
Views: 10,333,171
Posted By rycomm
I recently acquired a wrr. Today I was adding a...

I recently acquired a wrr. Today I was adding a radiator guard ( Moose, not that it matters). I loosend the tank but didn't remove it to get a bit more access. As seems so typical, I bumped the bike,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,551
Posted By rycomm
I have the pro taper Kx highs on my 07 dl650....

I have the pro taper Kx highs on my 07 dl650. They are 1" up and back risers. This is a great set up for me. I have the adventure tech peg lowering kit and the eom gel seat, which is higher than the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,546
Posted By rycomm
I've had the adventure tech peg lowering kit for...

I've had the adventure tech peg lowering kit for a couple of years now. Nice kit, and easy to install. I've managed to drag the pegs a couple times, but it's not really an issue. It's not something I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 28,406
Posted By rycomm
I was looking at my assigned vacation time this...

I was looking at my assigned vacation time this year last night at work. What do you know, I have the first week in October off. Sounds like I'll be heading to Nebraska on the Drz.

Thanks, Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12,799
Views: 2,494,207
Posted By rycomm
Thanks everyone for the replies. I really like...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I really like the idea of an easy to ride FI bike. I was hoping the crf could be made into what I want. I figured even if I added $2000 of suspension and engine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12,799
Views: 2,494,207
Posted By rycomm
I've been reading about the crf lately. I've been...

I've been reading about the crf lately. I've been looking for a lighter alternative to my Drz. I like the drz on back roads, fire roads, and easy atv trails. However, when I follow orange bikes on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,502,988
Posted By rycomm
Hays House is in Council Grove, Council Bluffs is...

Hays House is in Council Grove, Council Bluffs is in Iowa. Just a typo I'm sure, but don't want to cause confusion. I enjoy riding in the flint hills. Completely different from the Ozarks of Missouri...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 20,123
Posted By rycomm
Ok, I subscribed to this thread. I have no useful...

Ok, I subscribed to this thread. I have no useful info to add, but thought I would help even the KC:MN ratio.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 33,671
Posted By rycomm
Unless it's changed, Danny Edwards closes at...

Unless it's changed, Danny Edwards closes at 3:00. Just open for lunch. I haven't been in about a year, so hopefully I'm wrong. But one may want to call to confirm before getting your hopes up.
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Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,540
Views: 1,053,093
Posted By rycomm
EnKcee, if you are "in KC" send me a message and...

EnKcee, if you are "in KC" send me a message and I'd be glad to help. 20 years as a 12v electrical tech. I have all the connectors and relays ect. My full time job often gets in the way, but I can...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
Maybe look for an alternate route or borrow a...

Maybe look for an alternate route or borrow a truck / minivan. I would hate to have to take apart a brand new bike. I'm afraid the dealer would want to back out of warranty or something if they saw...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,502,988
Posted By rycomm
CBX 250 from the post above.

CBX 250 from the post above.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
I've owned a KLR and still have a drz. The tu's...

I've owned a KLR and still have a drz. The tu's engine is much smoother than the others,especially the drz. The drz excels off / rough road though. The dr650 would be between the drz and KLR, both in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 342,684
Posted By rycomm
I think the structure in the far left of the...

I think the structure in the far left of the photo should narrow it down quite a bit.

Ryan
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 372,548
Posted By rycomm
That's pretty cool. ^^ Though the rider on...

That's pretty cool. ^^

Though the rider on the left probably didn't need to be tucked in. I'm pretty sure my tu250 can out run a J3.

Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
I think the bulb holder is in a rubber plug that...

I think the bulb holder is in a rubber plug that is just friction fit into the housing. There are several bulbs. One each for hi beams, FI, ect and one for the backlight. I think the backlight is the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
I had the speedo backlight burn out on my tau...

I had the speedo backlight burn out on my tau within the first couple of months of buying it. I was going to have it replaced under warranty, but decided to take a look myself. I think there are two...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8,849
Views: 1,638,803
Posted By rycomm
Friday and Saturday was in the 50's here. Ran...

Friday and Saturday was in the 50's here. Ran some errands on the TU. It had been about 3 weeks since I had ridden. Found a bit of re frozen ice. Made things interesting for a couple hundred yards,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,760
Posted By rycomm
I too went from a KLR to a 'storm. And then...

I too went from a KLR to a 'storm. And then bought a drz. The drz is much better off road and lighter too. I sometimes wish for an even lighter bike, but to get something street legal, lighter and...
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