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Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Reading the ad I thought...that has to be an...

Reading the ad I thought...that has to be an inmate's with all the PC stuff on it. Then I scrolled up to see it is! :lol3

That is nice!
Forum: Vendors 07-04-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Very nice work.

Very nice work.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Typically float height is measured with the...

Typically float height is measured with the needle seated. Adjusting the height is done by gently bending the metal tang the needle hangs from.

Edit: Disregard...see below.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 04:00 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
That's a good wife right there. Kinda makes you...

That's a good wife right there. Kinda makes you suspicious when they tell you to go ride more though, don't it? :patch

FWIW the DR can be your RV/camper too.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
Handles over 65 just fine. Swap in a 16t front...

Handles over 65 just fine. Swap in a 16t front sprocket and it's even better, nice and relaxed. I commute 110 miles a day with a 16t c/s, TM40 pumper and Staintune exh. Fun, longer legged, and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-01-2015, 04:13 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Another option. Pricey for just a bulb but plug...

Another option. Pricey for just a bulb but plug and play all the way. I've had two in my '09 650 for 30k miles and have one coming for my DR as well. All my signals are from SuperBright also though I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
I was just about to ask what the camp's check in...

I was just about to ask what the camp's check in time is, but figured I could probably find someplace to disappear for a bit if I'm early. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
I keep thinking why am I not riding something...

I keep thinking why am I not riding something like that right now? Looks fun.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 10:14 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Rhinos and also the Garmin 60 series in the used...

Rhinos and also the Garmin 60 series in the used market. It's discontinued but still popular. And the 62 and 64 series. All durable, easy on/easy off, and handheld for trips without the bike.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I've used hairspray on other bikes, didn't have...

I've used hairspray on other bikes, didn't have any for these grips and figured the knurling on the throttle tube would give more grip anyway. Been reading about super glue, gonna try that as I have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
My ProTaper MX Pillow Top grip is rotating slowly...

My ProTaper MX Pillow Top grip is rotating slowly on my knurled aluminum throttle tube. I installed with windex about 2k miles ago. Is there any adhesive the collective likes to use for this?
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I've used a little lost parts grabber tool like...

I've used a little lost parts grabber tool like this one to set the DDCs in place. http://www.amazon.com/25291-Four-Claw-Pick-Tool/dp/B000CMFK0Q
Eazy peazy.

Remember when cycling the fork...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
^^^ Pretty cool.

^^^ Pretty cool.
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2015, 07:16 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I had volunteered to receive my R80 from the...

I had volunteered to receive my R80 from the later boat shipment vs the earlier air shipment but I still received it earlier this week. The email responses I got when I volunteered were a little...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-26-2015, 03:49 AM
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Views: 887,669
Posted By socially stunted
Thanks, might try that.

Thanks, might try that.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
I was going to say they almost looked home made. ...

I was going to say they almost looked home made. Good job.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2015, 08:37 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Padded bicycle shorts under my riding pants helps...

Padded bicycle shorts under my riding pants helps me.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Even strictly road riding can yield nicks in the...

Even strictly road riding can yield nicks in the fork tubes, shortening seal life. Not to mention UV, weather, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 08:17 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
Who makes that side rack? I assume the left side...

Who makes that side rack? I assume the left side looks the same?
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 04:08 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I went from kerosene to chain specific spray...

I went from kerosene to chain specific spray cleaners to WD40. There was some comparison on ADV somewhere that showed what happens to seals left in different solutions. WD40 didn't do any damage...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 111,228
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Posted By socially stunted
Adventurin' inmates excluded of course. :D ...

Adventurin' inmates excluded of course. :D

I don't have one but am contemplating for that very reason.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2015, 01:20 PM
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Views: 3,627
Posted By socially stunted
In

Put me down for "IN". Going to try to make this, just got to get the DR650 set up for riding in.

Anyone have suggestions for maps of the area? :ear
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Tried that. The R80's base panel there is pretty...

Tried that. The R80's base panel there is pretty broad front to back. I think that would work if someone had a bike with points they could attach the straps too that are even or a bit further...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Boismj03 has hit on something here. My R80 came...

Boismj03 has hit on something here. My R80 came missing the middle dry bag and I'm getting ready for a trip. Not having the middle bag has made me look at other ways to use that space and having a...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
Plus I have yet to hear of Mosko turning down a...

Plus I have yet to hear of Mosko turning down a visit to their litte shop by a potential customer.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
^^ ....and won't look up from their smart phones...

^^ ....and won't look up from their smart phones and little spheres of influence to see what's really around and available to them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I don't ride that hard either but I found on...

I don't ride that hard either but I found on washboarded stuff the Intiminators seemed to occasionally be tricked into not working right. I'd get a funny occasional bottoming out on consistent stuff...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
^^^^ I got curious about the cut-off in years for...

^^^^ I got curious about the cut-off in years for kickers too. Been lurking a while so that means a 350 will find it's way to my door step eventually. And I've been curious about the kick start...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
Knowing how we've ridden together, I'd say...

Knowing how we've ridden together, I'd say running the 18 or so PSI we've run should keep you safe from spinning. If running the rim lock feels safer to you, or you want to do more challenging...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
^ What they said. I'd add that DDCs seem to be...

^ What they said. I'd add that DDCs seem to be the preferred way to go as they are more tailored to the DR vs the others that are for a wide range of bikes. I went from Intiminators to DDCs and can...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
Dirt is my favorite color. :D

Dirt is my favorite color. :D
Forum: Vendors 06-16-2015, 10:20 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
:tb

:tb
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/tail-brak...

https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/tail-brake-turn/1157-led-bulb-dual-intensity-1-x-3-watt-high-power-led-w-brake-flasher/923/2274/
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
I think thump was asking more about whether...

I think thump was asking more about whether Midpack's 10.5 high compression piston set-up needs to run high octane or not.

I'm curious too.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
:freakyGlad it worked out. I'm tempted...

:freakyGlad it worked out.

I'm tempted to swap a stock rear fender back on just so I can use the stock light (or a DRZ) with use this bulb. But the DSA rear looks soooo good.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 09:04 AM
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Posted By socially stunted
And 250 too. Pretty sure up to '95 for the 250...

And 250 too. Pretty sure up to '95 for the 250 and '96 for the 350. Look at part numbers for the bearings to verify, I might be off a bit on years. Bearings (20x47x14), seals and spacers are the same...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 111,228
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Posted By socially stunted
+1 for the 705. Great bang for the buck. I got...

+1 for the 705. Great bang for the buck. I got 9.6k miles out of my last rear on the Strom and 13k out of the last rear on my wife's 650GS twin. My spare rim set for the DR will carry the 705s as...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By socially stunted
No mods needed as long as you have space in the...

No mods needed as long as you have space in the tail light housing which I think you do. And it would face directly rearward which helps. It just goes in place of the 1157 bulb that's there now using...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 111,228
Views: 22,606,964
Posted By socially stunted
As in broke your elbow? Hope you're ok. On the...

As in broke your elbow? Hope you're ok. On the plus side, now you can get some double take mirrors.
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