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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 224,471
Posted By Outwardbound
To all who shared their knowledge thanks ! I...

To all who shared their knowledge thanks ! I pulled the carb and it was, as expected, full of green varnish. No daylight to be seen through the pilot jet. Soaked the carb in carb cleaner, cleared...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,326
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 285,608
Posted By Outwardbound
Note to self.... When a member of an...

Note to self....

When a member of an undergraduate study group along with a brilliant coed..
never do the aforementioned coed's sister

Nope...that don't end well....
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 224,471
Posted By Outwardbound
OK carburetor gurus..... A little help here if...

OK carburetor gurus..... A little help here if you will.

The bike starts on the choke ("enricher'). Runs fine above 3k rpm. Stalls at idle. Restart and the symptoms repeat. The bike's been in...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Outwardbound
I have the vinyl Day-Long on my Versys. It's...

I have the vinyl Day-Long on my Versys. It's REALLY comfortable, but I tend to slip forward toward the tank under braking. Something grippier may be in order.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,659
Posted By Outwardbound
I,too answered the beta test call. I'm a former...

I,too answered the beta test call. I'm a former Navy pilot who ran the Operational Test and Evaluation program on a 2.5 billion dollar aircraft purchase program (the T-45 TS). I have experience with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 194,623
Posted By Outwardbound
You DO understand that you CAN'T say that without...

You DO understand that you CAN'T say that without links to pix and a ride report.

Do Tell !
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,153
Posted By Outwardbound
The ST1300 heat management issue is well...

The ST1300 heat management issue is well discussed in the ST Owners forum. I solved mine by two simple fixes:
1) a small rubber seal around the seat-tank interface, and
2) Removing the left inner...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,124
Posted By Outwardbound
Great light weight adventure bike ! A few things...

Great light weight adventure bike ! A few things you'll want to consider

Skid plate. Be advised that unless you line it w rubber (or bed liner spray) it will reflect an alarming amount of...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,767
Posted By Outwardbound
Mine was the same way about 4 years ago. Outgrew...

Mine was the same way about 4 years ago. Outgrew her starter bike, and her needs became more focused. She bought a used Honda Silverwing; 600cc's, two cylinders, engine attached to the frame, not the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,552
Posted By Outwardbound
Coop's still here ! Now riding a wr250r, but...

Coop's still here !
Now riding a wr250r, but still a minimalist. In fact, planning a Heart of the West trip w Blimpman after I retire. I'd try to be in for a SE Mich DS ride, but it would be a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,941
Views: 846,432
Posted By Outwardbound
Does anyone know of a "Trans Michigan Trail" type...

Does anyone know of a "Trans Michigan Trail" type network ? I'm not looking for gnarly singletrack, but rather dirt/gravel roads. I guess I'm too lazy to go through all 600 posts to which the...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 120,518
Posted By Outwardbound
They'll never do that.....then it would be like...

They'll never do that.....then it would be like Indycar.....
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,176
Posted By Outwardbound
For most of us the heat problem (yes it is a real...

For most of us the heat problem (yes it is a real issue) is resolved via a number of methods. On the ST Owners forum look up "heat" in the ST1300 Tech sub-forum.

Here's what I did
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,197
Posted By Outwardbound
Yeah...but which oil should you use in it....... ...

Yeah...but which oil should you use in it.......

:hide
Forum: Trip Planning 02-23-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 38,349
Posted By Outwardbound
We were single tracking in South East Ohio with...

We were single tracking in South East Ohio with about 5 other riders. Though I didn't know it at the time, this is Sasquatch country: dozens of sightings have been reported in that exact area.

We...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,640
Posted By Outwardbound
Bravo ! What editing software did you use ? ...

Bravo !
What editing software did you use ?
I'm impressed !
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 39,360
Posted By Outwardbound
WR250 Adv : ...

WR250 Adv :

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g221/Jdcooperclan/050.jpg (http://s57.photobucket.com/user/Jdcooperclan/media/050.jpg.html)
Tank, seat, Wolfman bag racks
Set up for long haulin'.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,674
Posted By Outwardbound
OK Osmand-istas: a question... As the Wx has...

OK Osmand-istas: a question...

As the Wx has been so cold I've been using Osmand tracks in my car for practice (tracks made up on Mapsource, saved as gpx, then loaded into Osmand).

The...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 808,097
Posted By Outwardbound
Not if he's French

Not if he's French
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,517
Posted By Outwardbound
I've had two comfortable Corbins (VX800 and...

I've had two comfortable Corbins (VX800 and ST1300) and one torture chamber (KLR flat).

I recommend you try one for at least an hour or two before you commit. They're too big of an expenditure...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-01-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,626
Posted By Outwardbound
Hondo Do you think the KLX's subframe would...

Hondo

Do you think the KLX's subframe would support a set of wolfman racks and maybe 30 (total) pounds of gear ?

Thinking of building one for Heart of The West ride next year.

You still on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-01-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 22,278
Posted By Outwardbound
Where ?

Where ?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,674
Posted By Outwardbound
You da man !

You da man !
Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,674
Posted By Outwardbound
Alright..... So I've loaded OSMAND+ into my...

Alright.....
So I've loaded OSMAND+ into my Nexus. Works like a champ.
I take a route I created in Mapsource and save it as a .gpx file, then email it to myself as an attachment.

How do I open...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,674
Posted By Outwardbound
Hard wired or internal battery ? I'm...

Hard wired or internal battery ?

I'm thinking of attaching mine to the top of a tankbag, giving it some degree of vibration isolation and the ability to transfer between several bikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,674
Posted By Outwardbound
subscribed !

subscribed !
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,844
Posted By Outwardbound
Kawasaki is fond of 'parts bin' bikes. I CAN'T...

Kawasaki is fond of 'parts bin' bikes. I CAN'T understand why they don't simply splice the Versys motor into the KLR frame. So many people have done it: it's not rocket science. The engine is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-12-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,825
Posted By Outwardbound
Have you tried Easy Map for Bikers ? It can be...

Have you tried Easy Map for Bikers ?
It can be seen here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=appinventor.ai_den12x4.EMFB&hl=en

Navigon has the advantage of loading all maps into...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 224,471
Posted By Outwardbound
Ok....I looked it up. The cam was about $160 and...

Ok....I looked it up. The cam was about $160 and the rocker arm about $60.
You'll need a 12016 plus the cam itself.
Look here: ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 224,471
Posted By Outwardbound
I really can't remember; it was a couple years...

I really can't remember; it was a couple years ago. I think the cam and follower were a couple hundred bucks. Pretty easy to install as well. Well worth the money and effort though......it fixed the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-05-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,825
Posted By Outwardbound
Excellent ! Thanks !

Excellent ! Thanks !
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 224,471
Posted By Outwardbound
Not to reignite the old "oil" fire, I would add...

Not to reignite the old "oil" fire, I would add this:

The wee-klr engine was designed around an oil specification which has changed in the past 20-some years. After a while, even with proper oil...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-04-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,825
Posted By Outwardbound
A nexus 7 gps setup will be my post-Christmas...

A nexus 7 gps setup will be my post-Christmas project. Power, protection, and software are the challenges. The 2 amp charger is the first bit of my learning curve, and the case which Brokein2 built...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By Outwardbound
Road Runner: Best touring stuff. Excellent mag !...

Road Runner: Best touring stuff. Excellent mag !
AdvMoto: Best adventure riding coverage. Worth every nickle
MCN: Best for non-biased reviews of stuff.
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,444
Posted By Outwardbound
Dennis Do you still recommend the Nexus 7...

Dennis

Do you still recommend the Nexus 7 (32gb) tablet for best compatibility ? The wife has ordered me to put a Christmas list together, and a tablet will be numero uno.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,737
Posted By Outwardbound
2QZQ ?? I never even knew they existed until...

2QZQ ?? I never even knew they existed until your post. Now by their website I can see that I can have a zipper retrofitted into my classic bottom entry setup. I'm gonna do it !

This site is...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,737
Posted By Outwardbound
A couple months ago I bought a Asym classic. It...

A couple months ago I bought a Asym classic. It has an entry slit in the middle of the hammock which you crawl thru to enter. The tension on the material from your weight snaps it shut. That part...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By Outwardbound
I use mine for camping. Wolfman bags and a...

I use mine for camping. Wolfman bags and a Twisted Throttle drybag carry everything I need without a problem. Needs a rear rack, but they're not expensive. I put a skidplate on, but it reflected SO...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Outwardbound
It doesn't. Just checked the wife's.

It doesn't. Just checked the wife's.
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Outwardbound
Reflex front suspension modification

My wife is on the verge of buying a Reflex 250. It seems from the sag in the front suspension that it was designed around a 100 pound Japanese rider. Either spring spacers or probably respringing...
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