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Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-23-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,595
Posted By dwvabeach
Try this instead, pair your phone with the zumo...

Try this instead, pair your phone with the zumo and pair your scala with the zumo. That way you will see any incoming calls show up on your zumo, you answer by touching the screen on the zumo. You...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,018
Posted By dwvabeach
You are right about needing to replace the...

You are right about needing to replace the petcock. However, you are experiencing multiple symptoms. The petcock cannot make the engine run rich anymore than a light switch can make a lightbulb...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 137,563
Posted By dwvabeach
I just put a set on my 07 GS after running the...

I just put a set on my 07 GS after running the stock tires to 8000 miles. I mounted the Shinkos myself. Dumped about 2 1/2 oz of Dynabeads in the rear tire and 1 1/2 oz in the front. They feel...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,347
Posted By dwvabeach
I would like some if there is any left in the...

I would like some if there is any left in the original buy. I sent a PM a few days ago.

Thanks,
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By dwvabeach
Watch your speed in Emporia

Keep a close eye on your speed while transiting through Emporia on Rt 58. They have a lot of presence in that area. Once you are 5-10 miles east of Emporia you should be fine.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,689
Posted By dwvabeach
I don't think a TPM sensor would obstruct the...

I don't think a TPM sensor would obstruct the beads because the sensor is in the area of the valve stem on the rim side of the wheel. The beads would inhabit the outer portion of the tire at speed...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,095
Posted By dwvabeach
Funny, I have the Slime pump and it works...

Funny,

I have the Slime pump and it works great. Have been using it for all sorts of things for more than 2 years without an issue. The cool thing is that its power plug is the same as the plug...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-29-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By dwvabeach
Microsoft Streets is a mapping application which...

Microsoft Streets is a mapping application which is GPS enabled. I have connected a GPS through both serial and USB connections to my laptop with the Streets application running and been able to use...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-26-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,583
Views: 210,448
Posted By dwvabeach
I was just there

I was out riding on the 24th and thought I would go by the dismal swamp and see if I could get down to lake drummond. I missed the office closing by 12 min (they closed early for Christmas eve). I...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By dwvabeach
The disk lock in question is a different design...

The disk lock in question is a different design but the locking mechanism is probably the same. If I had seen that video before maybe I could have saved a few minutes cutting the thing off.

I...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By dwvabeach
Kryptonite disk lock issue

I was getting ready to take a quick spin today but ran into a problem with my Kryptonite Disk lock. I don't usually use the disk lock because my bike is secured in my garage with the ignition locked...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,544
Posted By dwvabeach
Probably less expensive than the doctor bills if...

Probably less expensive than the doctor bills if she gets plowed because someone didn't see her. Dumb question, but did you check the bulbs before all of this? I have had one bulb go out and by the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10,631
Views: 1,458,871
Posted By dwvabeach
I loved the one I had. Put a street kit on it...

I loved the one I had. Put a street kit on it with signals and all, got it plated and had a blast with it.

One thing though, I can't understand all of the engine work people do to these bikes. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By dwvabeach
Heat Troller Mounting Location on a GS

I was wondering where others have mounted their heat controllers. I have a gerbing controller which I velcro'ed to the left side frame below the seat close to the accessory socket. After a few cold...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By dwvabeach
I sold my 1098 for that exact reason. The darn...

I sold my 1098 for that exact reason. The darn tank and riding position kept pressing on my diaphram and I couldn't get a full breath while riding. The bike is truely amazing, but I am much happier...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By dwvabeach
Way back in the day I used to use a Traction Pie...

Way back in the day I used to use a Traction Pie analogy to explain the amount of traction available to a tire at any one time.

The larger the pie the more traction, smaller pie less traction. ...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,089
Posted By dwvabeach
Put some carb cleaner in the tank and run it for...

Put some carb cleaner in the tank and run it for a while. It should clear up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,564
Posted By dwvabeach
The ride back out to the beach was pretty...

The ride back out to the beach was pretty uneventful. Ended up playing lane tag most of the way to Independence with Brian and Chris. I took Oceana down to Dam Neck and look in my mirror and who...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-06-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,564
Posted By dwvabeach
Looks like I am in for a few hours at least. I...

Looks like I am in for a few hours at least. I will see you all at the Ugly Mug at 10am.

Dave W.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,919
Posted By dwvabeach
I am not sure how difficult applying for a new...

I am not sure how difficult applying for a new title will be in your state, but I was talking to someone who used to work at a dealer and he said he used this company www.its-titles.com...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,593
Posted By dwvabeach
I don't know, I think everyone is just telling...

I don't know, I think everyone is just telling what they have done and how it has worked for them. It probably goes without saying that the environment may be different where you live so different...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-04-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,564
Posted By dwvabeach
I may be able to get a kitchen pass for Sunday...

I may be able to get a kitchen pass for Sunday morning. Any idea about the duration?

DW
Forum: The Garage 12-04-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,089
Posted By dwvabeach
Like you said, oil and filters should do it. You...

Like you said, oil and filters should do it. You may want to check if there are any zerks to be lubed in the augers or drive shaft areas. Lube any throttle, transmission or chute control cables it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,606
Posted By dwvabeach
You may want to check out...

You may want to check out www.apexcycleeducation.com. They have been running classes BRC and ERC for the last few years. They have locations in Fairfax, Fredericksburg and Manassas. The season is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,966
Posted By dwvabeach
Early in my motorcycling life I had an old...

Early in my motorcycling life I had an old Kawasaki Ninja 600 and had just bought a new to me Ducati 900CR. I was poor and cheap back then and had both bikes stuffed into a pretty small shed in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,801
Posted By dwvabeach
Hello everyone, I moved back to the VaBeach...

Hello everyone,

I moved back to the VaBeach area from Northern Virginia a few months ago. A few guys on my street ride, but I have only been out with them once. Is there a contingent of Adv...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By dwvabeach
Small fuel tank

I am looking for a small 1-2 liter fuel bottle for emergency use that will seal well enough to stow in a backpack. Does anyone have any suggestions. I looked around on a few accessory sites but...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,841
Posted By dwvabeach
Ditto, I had a 2005 800ss, my first modification...

Ditto, I had a 2005 800ss, my first modification was installation of Heli bars and stomp grips. They really make a big difference.
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