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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,131
Posted By dwrads
I have a variety of XR650R parts including a...

I have a variety of XR650R parts including a front wheel if you still need one. I'm in OC CA.


Let me know.

Dave W. dwrads@aol.com
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,821
Posted By dwrads
Sure PM me. DW

Sure PM me.

DW
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-07-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 277,932
Posted By dwrads
CO Mountains

On the way up the final switchbacks on Fairview Peak CO

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/2013%20Colorado%20Moto%20ride/DSCN5119.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,882
Posted By dwrads
[At this point I don't have anything, but I will...

[At this point I don't have anything, but I will need to get some sort of USB charging point set up on my bike. I'll probably just get a low voltage TAPP, but would prefer to have the TAPP 2, just...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,882
Posted By dwrads
Hi Shov, yes I would want to have a way to charge...

Hi Shov, yes I would want to have a way to charge device's when the bike is off. It seemed like an easy way to switch off the power drain when the bike is sitting for days or a couple of weeks would...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 44,882
Posted By dwrads
Hi in the interest of keeping it simple, and...

Hi in the interest of keeping it simple, and avoiding the inherent power drain with the TAPP 2.1, would it make sense to put a small water proof switch right behind the USB head?

I need to put one...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 84,415
Posted By dwrads
"Wait, I'm confused now. Mine Road is right? ...

"Wait, I'm confused now. Mine Road is right?
OK -
Haha, we'll go with your last one - "8 mile mine rd from hell, what the fuck were we thinking!" :lol3"


I know that road, not sure I'd want...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,461
Posted By dwrads
Dv

Nice Dave, I've done a version of that ride. I enjoyed every minute of it.

Glad you'r back out there.

DW

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=343111...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,475
Posted By dwrads
Way to go Dave! DW

Way to go Dave!

DW
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,475
Posted By dwrads
Wow Dave, do it, do it do, it. It's way...

Wow Dave, do it, do it do, it.

It's way easier then El Cap....

It's going to be harder on your bike then your ass.

Just stand up when you butt starts to hurt.

DW
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22,634
Views: 2,867,180
Posted By dwrads
Cool Running?

Install the Fluidine radiators, you'll never overheat again.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,420
Posted By dwrads
For the price of a new SE... Get 1 used 950...

For the price of a new SE...

Get 1 used 950 adventure and 1 used XR650R.

That pairing will get you everything you're looking for...

DW
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Nice!! DW

Nice!!

DW
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Nice Update Sanjay. It sure sounds like a...

Nice Update Sanjay. It sure sounds like a interesting ride through the back woods.

Keep it coming.

DW
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Sanjay, I;m glad to see you're back on the road! ...

Sanjay, I;m glad to see you're back on the road!

Have fun and post up.

DW
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Welcome back...

Hey Sanjay, sorry to hear about the bike troubles. Hope you get a chance to do this trip another time.

DW
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Sanjay, where are you at? Update! DW

Sanjay, where are you at? Update!

DW
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,595
Posted By dwrads
Hey Sanjay, I'm going to enjoy reading along with...

Hey Sanjay, I'm going to enjoy reading along with your ride, so don't get lazy and stop posting....

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By dwrads
The manual says 2.7 liters. But it's best in my...

The manual says 2.7 liters. But it's best in my experience to be at the lower end of the dip stick mark. To much oil tends to foam and blow out into the air box via the crankcase vent.


2.5...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,593
Posted By dwrads
Damn I looked too soon. All I get is the teaser. ...

Damn I looked too soon. All I get is the teaser.

Bring it!

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,012
Posted By dwrads
I like the natural rubber tubes like the heavy...

I like the natural rubber tubes like the heavy duty bridgestone. The natural rubber has a lot more stretch and won't pinch as easily. I've seen bent rims that didn't pinch flat.

I don't think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,854
Posted By dwrads
It's always better to rescue yourself if...

It's always better to rescue yourself if possible, it's much faster.

Don't ask how I know.

DW
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,988
Posted By dwrads
650+ miles on my XRR at the end of our flat tire...

650+ miles on my XRR at the end of our flat tire tour.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=131272


Ridings fun.

DW
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 467,663
Posted By dwrads
I love this thread, the number of posts here...

I love this thread, the number of posts here really show how much fun moto camping is.

DW

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/424.jpg
The beach in Baja, notice the extra gas jugs...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-03-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By dwrads
I've caused that problem when the heel of my boot...

I've caused that problem when the heel of my boot made contact with the side stand.

Also if or when you get to removing the carbs check out the carb boots for cracks. When mine did it it wasn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-04-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,466
Posted By dwrads
http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/Mudd...

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/MuddyBikeColdfootAlaska.jpg

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/AKRide1024-1.jpg


Complete with mud
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By dwrads
One of the more common issues at least with the...

One of the more common issues at least with the earlier models. Replace it with the new one, don't bother reusing the old leaky one.

I think there might have even been a TSB regarding the older...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,989
Posted By dwrads
I just mounted my Ortliebs to the KTM racks using...

I just mounted my Ortliebs to the KTM racks using hardware store parts. It's well mounted but isn't quick on and off. The good thing is it won't fall off either.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By dwrads
I'm not well versed in the vacuum lines but if...

I'm not well versed in the vacuum lines but if you look in the 'HOW" sticky at the top of the Orange CVrush page there is very detailed information on removing the smog canisters and how the venting...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-06-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By dwrads
Yes the Silver and Black are the best. ...

Yes the Silver and Black are the best.

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i114/dwrads/6287f780.jpg

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-05-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By dwrads
Any dealer should at least in theory, be able to...

Any dealer should at least in theory, be able to use the serial numbers to check and see if the updates have been done by a certified 950 dealer.

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-04-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,739
Posted By dwrads
Now there's a great idea, I'll just use a sharpie...

Now there's a great idea, I'll just use a sharpie to make my old beat up silver rims black.

Way cheaper then buying new rims.

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-01-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,819
Posted By dwrads
I did 1100 miles in one day on purpose on my 04...

I did 1100 miles in one day on purpose on my 04 with the stock seat. No problem. It only took about 14 hours.

I've had many longer days then that, just not as many miles.

The Adventure is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-26-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By dwrads
The 908 only comes in the 140/70 size. It will...

The 908 only comes in the 140/70 size. It will work fine.

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By dwrads
The 908 front especially when new has a...

The 908 front especially when new has a reputation for what you describe. When I recieved my first set of 908s and after looking at the front tread pattern put on a 606 instead. I used the 908 front...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-26-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,564
Posted By dwrads
If you don't crash on the pavement you're bike...

If you don't crash on the pavement you're bike won't burn.

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,493
Posted By dwrads
I like the fact that they use "Orange" oil. ...

I like the fact that they use "Orange" oil.

No doubt it's faster then the black oil.

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,493
Posted By dwrads
I've been getting out there, and mostly lurking...

I've been getting out there, and mostly lurking here with the occasional post. Unfortunatly I just injured my knee while riding the 950 out near Dumont Dunes. Second day of a 6 day solo ride....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-24-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,493
Posted By dwrads
Now that must have been a fast shutter finger!! ...

Now that must have been a fast shutter finger!!

DW
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-16-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,216
Posted By dwrads
I just put one in my Adventure. but check out...

I just put one in my Adventure. but check out this thread, there's a lot of information here and in the sticky HOW threads.

DW

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=315948
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