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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,579
Posted By 514Advrider
Absolutely not, IMO. I've had 3 DR's and 1 KLR so...

Absolutely not, IMO. I've had 3 DR's and 1 KLR so far. The DR is easier to work on, has better suspension, is less prone to mechanical features and crashes better off road (less broken bits). In my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 47,028
Posted By 514Advrider
Big Toniiiiiiiies :freaky I see you're done...

Big Toniiiiiiiies :freaky

I see you're done slacking on the RR, now that the smoke screen has dissipated. Pete and Willem are still going strong. Off to the taco truck. Later!

Pawel
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 220,446
Posted By 514Advrider
Hey Dwight, Glad to hear you're moving forward....

Hey Dwight,
Glad to hear you're moving forward. It's a lot of work to keep a ride report up to date, and especially when wifi is slow. I'm in the same boat with my blog right now. On top of that, a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,899
Posted By 514Advrider
Subscribed! I'm heading South as well in 2 weeks,...

Subscribed! I'm heading South as well in 2 weeks, so we might bump into each other somewhere in Central America.
Forum: Americas 03-04-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,243
Posted By 514Advrider
Heading down to TDF from Montreal beginning of...

Heading down to TDF from Montreal beginning of October this year. I have no fixed schedule, but I'm hoping to be on the road for 5-6 months. I'll be solo on a DR 650, or riding with a friend on a DR...
Forum: Vendors 11-18-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By 514Advrider
A well known dual sport outfitter sells the DR...

A well known dual sport outfitter sells the DR 650 intiminators for 2$ cheaper and the monoshock for 599$. These are their regular prices valid all year long.

Sorry, but I don't see this as a...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 121,308
Posted By 514Advrider
I'm not sure if you're a member, but if not you...

I'm not sure if you're a member, but if not you should check out the tigertriple forum. Good info there and a few very knowledgeable people.

I would have a look at the throttle position sensor...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By 514Advrider
Cool. I'm from Montreal as well and will be doing...

Cool. I'm from Montreal as well and will be doing the same ride next year on a DR 650. Subscribed! :freaky
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 40,603
Posted By 514Advrider
Very nice boots. Comfortable right off the bat,...

Very nice boots. Comfortable right off the bat, nice build quality. It's a good compromise, sort of a touring boot with good ankle support. I still need to test them riding in rain all day, and also...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 174,311
Posted By 514Advrider
+1 on that. I've recently ordered some Gaerne...

+1 on that. I've recently ordered some Gaerne G-Adventure boots from Atomic, and service has been excellent. I've just ordered the AFX FX-39 in White XL, and the helmet shipped within 2 hours from...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,827
Posted By 514Advrider
No problem with waiting for 20 people to sign up.

No problem with waiting for 20 people to sign up.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
FYI, Seat Concepts just started a group buy...

FYI, Seat Concepts just started a group buy today, in the ''Vendors'' section.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,320
Posted By 514Advrider
Since the RMZ rotor is 40 or 50 mm smaller in...

Since the RMZ rotor is 40 or 50 mm smaller in diameter.. What about the braking power? Do you feel much of a change?
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 238,187
Posted By 514Advrider
If by any chance there's a multi-brand group buy,...

If by any chance there's a multi-brand group buy, I'm in for a DR 650 seat.
Forum: Beasts 01-04-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By 514Advrider
I suggest http://www.sprocketcenter.com...

I suggest http://www.sprocketcenter.com (http://www.sprocketcenter.com/) for good quality sprockets and chain kits.

Dirt tires, not too many options... TKC80's are nice but expensive, then Shinko...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-29-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 109,215
Posted By 514Advrider
Wow.. This the coolest bike I've seen in a while....

Wow.. This the coolest bike I've seen in a while. If only Kawasaki would build something like this... :clap
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,164
Posted By 514Advrider
Have one and it works very well. The important...

Have one and it works very well. The important thing is that it needs very little air in it to work at its best. I think the criticism I've seen regarding the Airhawk was due mostly from ppl that...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 68,068
Posted By 514Advrider
6'0'' 2003 Tiger 955i

6'0''
2003 Tiger 955i
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,458
Posted By 514Advrider
You should be more specific. Which generation...

You should be more specific. Which generation model?
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By 514Advrider
Ordered mine today. Very happy with the customer...

Ordered mine today. Very happy with the customer support I received during the ordering process, quick and efficient.
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24,379
Views: 4,459,468
Posted By 514Advrider
I'm not saying the Tiger is a better bike, it...

I'm not saying the Tiger is a better bike, it most likely isn't. But I don't see myself shelling out another 10K to get the Ténéré.
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24,379
Views: 4,459,468
Posted By 514Advrider
I'm thinking in terms of typical dual sport...

I'm thinking in terms of typical dual sport bikes, such as the DR and KLR. The GS800 has more power to cruise at higher speed and lower RPM. Haven't rideen one, but acceleration must be tons better...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24,379
Views: 4,459,468
Posted By 514Advrider
Great bike for what it is, i.e a direct shot at...

Great bike for what it is, i.e a direct shot at the GS1200. Drive shaft is nice, otherwise nothing else that would make me abandon my Tiger 955i. With a suspension update (shock and fork springs), I...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By 514Advrider
twofur, thanks for your input. Sounds like a size...

twofur, thanks for your input. Sounds like a size 46 (XL) would be way too large...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By 514Advrider
Help with Tour Master Heated Vest Sizing

Hi all,

I'm looking at purchasing a heated vest, and I'm particularly interested in the Tour Master sleeveless one. However, I have trouble figuring out the sizing:

- I know the vest should fit...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,477
Posted By 514Advrider
It's all about maintenance and how the bike is...

It's all about maintenance and how the bike is ridden.

My '97 DR 650 has 45'000 miles. I took the top end of the engine at 40'000 miles to replace a leaking head gasket, and the cylinder bore was...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
EBC supermoto brake kit

Anyone running this kit with a SS brake line?

How much of an improvement is it?

I ran a quick search through the thread, but noting came up...and 600 something pages is a bit long to browse...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,259
Posted By 514Advrider
Cool report. I bumped into you guys at Manic 5...

Cool report.
I bumped into you guys at Manic 5 on your way to Schefferville. Black DR 650, followed by a black DRZ400, Buell Ulysses and a yellow GS.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By 514Advrider
If you can find the part# of the bulb, let me...

If you can find the part# of the bulb, let me know. I appreciate the help.Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By 514Advrider
Buell flashers on DR 650 - issue

I just picked up a set of Buell blinkers for my DR 650, as they look good and are fairly inexpensive. However, they use smaller 10W bulbs instead of the stock flashers' 21W larger bulb. This results...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,860
Posted By 514Advrider
If you're just looking at lowering the front of...

If you're just looking at lowering the front of the motorcycle, you do not need to spend money on 17'' front wheel. If the rear of the bike is lowered, you can simply compensate by moving the fork...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,038
Posted By 514Advrider
I agree on that one with you 100%. The DR is...

I agree on that one with you 100%. The DR is great just the way it is, versatile, simple, easy to modify to suit your particular needs.

As for an update, I predict that Suzuki will keep the same...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
Thanks Bardo, this is exactly what I wanted to...

Thanks Bardo, this is exactly what I wanted to confirm.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
DRZ 400 fairing fits on 650?

I have a 97 DR and I am looking to replace the front fairing with the updated 'pointy' one. This fairing looks a lot like the one that is also mounted on the DRZ400. Anyone can confirm if it's the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,430
Posted By 514Advrider
According to your description, I would go for a...

According to your description, I would go for a V-Strom. Thumpers just don't have enough power to make two-up riding enjoyable.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,047
Posted By 514Advrider
How is the 2008 model a much improved machine if...

How is the 2008 model a much improved machine if you're looking at ditching the fairing already? That is pretty much the main improvement all in all. Everything else seems rather minor. There should...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
My seat was made 3 weeks later than the...

My seat was made 3 weeks later than the established build date. We agreed to a build date for the week of March 12th (that was at the end of January) , then I shipped my seat to James mid-February....
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
received my Renazco seat

Just received my seat redone by James Renazco. The seat looks really nice, it is covered in carbon-look vinyl (black). I will post a review here once I get to try it out, I still have 2-3 weeks left...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
to all SM DR 650 owners

I am in the process of modding my 1997 into a supermotard. I just got my wheels back yesterday, with Behr rims laced on stock hubs. My question: Now that both wheels are 17 in. and that the front of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 97,214
Views: 18,396,390
Posted By 514Advrider
Noisy Starter

The starter on my 1997 DR 650 makes a worrying noise. Check out the link below, this is exactly how mine sounds like. Only difference is that the noise is there at cold starts only, when oil...
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