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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By dickensheets
If I still lived in Loveland I'd rent the mighty...

If I still lived in Loveland I'd rent the mighty Dr for a 12pack a day.

Hopefully you get a real reply.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 910
Posted By dickensheets
Good skills. But is sliding faster than just...

Good skills. But is sliding faster than just riding? Intuition says a lot of wasted traction And tire deformation.

I actually am curious. I never see this style in road races that are televised.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
Nice! Mind if I steal this idea? Just bought new...

Nice! Mind if I steal this idea? Just bought new plastic, no decal included.

Don't ask...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By dickensheets
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensh...

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps62906398.jpg (http://s262.photobucket.com/user/rjdickensheets/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps62906398.jpg.html)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By dickensheets
The S10 has been a great bike. It has been many...

The S10 has been a great bike. It has been many places it had no business being. It somehow keeps going. I've done true jeep stuff and a 775 mile day. Prev. Owner took it to the Arctic Circle. My old...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,728
Posted By dickensheets
Ok the sun is down. We request pics.

Ok the sun is down. We request pics.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
I feel ya. I'm up to my ears in 3rd grade...

I feel ya. I'm up to my ears in 3rd grade homework and 4th grade drama.

The Tenere has become a garage queen, and like you it's paid for with all the stuff.

I have decided to keep her. Even if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
Nice pics. That's an ambitious outing this...

Nice pics.

That's an ambitious outing this time of year.

Glad you like her.

Rd
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,017
Posted By dickensheets
The C206 is a fine ship. It is still being...

The C206 is a fine ship. It is still being produced. Unlike many other Cessna models.

Yours has a bellypod I think, no experience with that cofiguration.

I have about 500hrs in one via...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
Dude! Huge boner watching that. Post...

Dude!

Huge boner watching that.

Post pic of rear tire please.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,017
Posted By dickensheets
I've had 2 days before I checked this post again....

I've had 2 days before I checked this post again.

I came off as a jerk me thinks.

Sorry about that.

The pics and adventure you are posting is what this site is all about. My interlude was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,017
Posted By dickensheets
Well played sir. I probably was insensitive....

Well played sir.

I probably was insensitive. I've never done missionary work. I apologise. Just don't fully get it.

I just wish you guys would send more folks to the middle east and convert...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,017
Posted By dickensheets
They are pissed be cuz it IS their property, you...

They are pissed be cuz it IS their property, you ARE are rich white dude, and just for good measure you decide to drive across their foot bridge while selling tickets to heaven.

Just saying

Rd
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By dickensheets
Cool. You guys put out a great product. Thanks. ...

Cool. You guys put out a great product. Thanks.

RD
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,305
Posted By dickensheets
Is a NMBDR still on the front burner? Ryan

Is a NMBDR still on the front burner?

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By dickensheets
Is there pure gasoline in the Las Cruces area?

I have found the websites on this subject unreliable.

ps who was on the 250 Kawasaki near Sonoma Ranch Walmart? I waved.

Ryan
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,694
Posted By dickensheets
Do you really need one? Just a thought. How...

Do you really need one?

Just a thought. How dirty is your dirt? Where are you? Rockies, florida?

They serve a purpose, to be sure. The part I don't care for is the cost and weight. And oil...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
beauty! nice job on the 1115.

beauty! nice job on the 1115.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,226
Posted By dickensheets
The new Shinko nobbly tire

Has anyone tried these on a big scoot?

Rd
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,847
Views: 418,989
Posted By dickensheets
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensh...

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/DSCN6183.jpg (http://s262.photobucket.com/user/rjdickensheets/media/DSCN6183.jpg.html)

Operator error.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 106,700
Views: 21,229,074
Posted By dickensheets
Just a quick data point: Fresh 10wt oil and...

Just a quick data point:

Fresh 10wt oil and a blast of nitrogen makes the hi mile shock new again. I can tell the difference just pushing it from the garage.

I have a heavy spring on it cuz I'm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
How do I test SAG. I'm a big guy also. Just...

How do I test SAG. I'm a big guy also. Just curious.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,045
Posted By dickensheets
No. I have never heard of this happening....

No.

I have never heard of this happening. Someone chime in if I'm wrong.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
No leak!! I just did my DR shock with...

No leak!!

I just did my DR shock with awesome result. I want to do it to tenere now.

I find it odd that yamaha would say dont service it.

Are you hi mileage guys not servicing your shocks?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,045
Posted By dickensheets
The power diff is not large. The "feel" i...

The power diff is not large.

The "feel" i guess is the difference.

Reflash. I have not done it. But i will just to see. Everyone says good things about it.

Rd
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
Add me to the DR650/Tenere club. Good combo....

Add me to the DR650/Tenere club. Good combo. Dirtdad already said it very well. Except i think there is a tad more overlap. The big factor for me is basically how much time do I have to get there?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
What oil and how much psi for rear shock service?...

What oil and how much psi for rear shock service?

Thanks, ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,483
Posted By dickensheets
Never rode a Versys, but when I see one I always...

Never rode a Versys, but when I see one I always stop and admire.


My small bike is a DR650. Hard to beat really in a lot of ways. Prob akin to a dirt capable sporty.

My Tenere is for fantasy...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 106,700
Views: 21,229,074
Posted By dickensheets
I have had good mileage (400,000 miles) from a...

I have had good mileage (400,000 miles) from a pack of Harbor Freight rare earth magnets and a dab of red RTV on the drain plug. (my cars also)

I change the oil at 1000 miles on the DR and can...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
Is that a Panhead? What's the story there? Looks...

Is that a Panhead? What's the story there? Looks really clean. Barn find?? 1959?

RD
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-06-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
I have been a naysayer for the reflash. I have...

I have been a naysayer for the reflash. I have 34000 miles on a stock'12. Been a lot of places in North America etc...It's very capable no question...

However, with all the reviews I will do it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
Thankyou sire!

Thankyou sire!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
She's pooping under the porch. My guess is no...

She's pooping under the porch. My guess is no water yet.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,305
Views: 2,154,775
Posted By dickensheets
It's my bday today so I did a 250 mile loop to...

It's my bday today so I did a 250 mile loop to mark the occasion. Kids were in school what the heck.

This is someplace in NewMex.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,151
Posted By dickensheets
If you are old enough to be doing bucket list...

If you are old enough to be doing bucket list stuff, the ergos will take the fun right out of your proposed trip.

I hate to say it but reconsider your bike choice for this trip.

Nothing against...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
Twin I hear what you are saying. No argument on...

Twin I hear what you are saying. No argument on those points. Better is better.

But, my stock ECU has been to most western states, most passes in the Rocky Mtns, DeadHorse Alaska, and the grocery...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27,416
Views: 5,397,805
Posted By dickensheets
More pep? Jesus the thing just flat goes. How big...

More pep? Jesus the thing just flat goes. How big of a perf reward are you seeking?

105 in a 65 costs $280 in the land of Diane Feinstein. I can show the receipt. I could have taken the fam to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,171
Posted By dickensheets
Me thinks you are gonna have some fireworks in...

Me thinks you are gonna have some fireworks in your area soon. Lock the front door.

Ryan
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,171
Posted By dickensheets
For re-entry riders the pre 08 klr is always a...

For re-entry riders the pre 08 klr is always a safe bet. Numerous and cheap. Bang for buck hard to beat. Around the globe or to Ace hardware......yada yada.
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