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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 08:21 PM
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Posted By nsrrider
check out Procycle........lots of happy customers...

check out Procycle........lots of happy customers and everything you could want for your DR
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2013, 05:15 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
Well, we just finished the Washington BDR, using...

Well, we just finished the Washington BDR, using mostly 50/50 type tires.......a lot of really rocky trails--the kind you worry about popping tubes on......we had two flats anyway, most of us running...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 08:49 AM
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Views: 39,858
Posted By nsrrider
This thread inspired me to test ride a Zero last...

This thread inspired me to test ride a Zero last week........its a truly unique riding experience and I was prepared to either hate it or love it. After some 40 years of riding and racing I/C...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 04:43 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
not necessarily boring......but 1100 miles in a...

not necessarily boring......but 1100 miles in a day on a bike is long freakin' day.....
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 39,858
Posted By nsrrider
Just read the last 13 pages with complete...

Just read the last 13 pages with complete fascination. Windriver, thanks for taking the time to do this. I've had some 70 bikes over almost 50 years, hundreds of thousands of miles.....I enjoy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2013, 12:58 PM
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Posted By nsrrider
ive had the same battery in my 390 for almost a...

ive had the same battery in my 390 for almost a year now.......works great (as duz the bike!)
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By nsrrider
as a fellow senior rider I think your game plan...

as a fellow senior rider I think your game plan is a really good one.......the 690 is a good platform with a lot of aftermarket support........you may want a larger fuel cell also.....good luck with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:07 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
I did the pumper and full header before...

I did the pumper and full header before installing a H/C piston and stage 1 cam......I thought the first mods made a dramatic improvement in every regard, including a slight improvement in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 07:34 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
mine

to date, more to do.....

http://s1353.beta.photobucket.com/user/paladin2012/media/dr1.jpg.html

still trying to figure out to get the pic to display
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2012, 06:09 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
Barrel and cyinder head paint?

Need some input. Can the barrel and cylinder head on the DR be painted with high temp paint (like from a rattle can) with any expectation of it holding up very well?

Can they be powder coated...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 05:18 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
I think you can rule out the resistor buried in...

I think you can rule out the resistor buried in the ignition switch.......if it is fried the switch duznt work........
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 05:19 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
There is one intangible that has not been...

There is one intangible that has not been discussed about modding a DR, or any motorcycle really. I love making a machine perform better and having one that is simply not another "latest-greatest"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 05:28 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
+2 I'm certainly not an engineer but, some of...

+2
I'm certainly not an engineer but, some of his technical assertions are highly suspect. JMHO
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 06:14 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
JMHO.......for one thing, the bike was never...

JMHO.......for one thing, the bike was never meant to be a KTM 500 (or built to that price point)....my sense of it is that you would have to operating the DR in a way it was never intended to be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2012, 11:06 AM
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Posted By nsrrider
i have tubliss on my berg 390 and pretty much...

i have tubliss on my berg 390 and pretty much agree with your friend.......ive left the front on however cuz i can feel the benefit and just figure i have to pump it up after a few days of riding or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2012, 04:50 PM
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Posted By nsrrider
1st Dual Sport ride on the DR

Finally got out with a couple KLR buddies for my (and theirs) 1st dual sport ride. We did about 150 miles with about half of it consisting of pretty rough jeep trails. All of us are long time street...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By nsrrider
well, ive tried em (custom molded) before and...

well, ive tried em (custom molded) before and mainly dont like the attached wires and i struggle with having them move or displace when having the helmet on and/or moving around on the bike and using...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By nsrrider
lol.....youre right, i have some hearing loss...

lol.....youre right, i have some hearing loss from 50 years of riding motorcycles and shooting guns.......but, my observation about the sena is that it has great volume until i put my ear plugs in my...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By nsrrider
well....thats kinda the thing for me, i love...

well....thats kinda the thing for me, i love being completely wireless........

still hoping comeone can advise if its the actual size of the speakers in the helmet that affect the volume?
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By nsrrider
you know, i remember seeing a post or two on that...

you know, i remember seeing a post or two on that and moved them suckers all around trying to find a better/louder position....no luck for me but i have another question: I bluetooth from an ipod...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,265
Posted By nsrrider
helmet audio advice needed

i know this is probably been discussed a million times but im not readily finding exactly what i need.....

i use ear plugs and i want to bluetooth mp3 music into my helmet.........the Nolan i had...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By nsrrider
garmin zumo question

can anyone advise what i need to upgrade my garmin zumo with western europe maps? thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2011, 06:13 AM
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Views: 276,476
Posted By nsrrider
connie

heres mine, bought it new in 08 and still love it for trips.......surprisingly "sport-capable" and I actually find the seat to be great....... Great MPG with the full Area P exhaust and economy map,...
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