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Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By riverflow
*Ahem* It is actually not recommended to...

*Ahem*

It is actually not recommended to hang foodstuffs anymore. Black bears can easily reach or knock down hung food.

An electric fence...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Oh, right. Some places care about those things xD...

Oh, right. Some places care about those things xD

When I got the bike transferred to my name, they just asked me about how many miles were on it and made up a number close to that... though it was...
Forum: Racing 07-20-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
I'm (attempting) putting together a pretty sweet...

I'm (attempting) putting together a pretty sweet DS route up from Louisville, KY. If anyone is coming from this way you're welcome to join, I'll be heading up Thursday afternoon!
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,687
Posted By riverflow
He meant people who think standing on pegs in...

He meant people who think standing on pegs in lots isn't for them, ie only for newbies and class graduates.
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,599
Posted By riverflow
OK, so, I'm planning a route through some state...

OK, so, I'm planning a route through some state parks and trying to select an unnamed road that shows up as a gray dashed line. I think it means seasonal or unimproved roads or something.

Anyway,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
I will likely open it up a bit more later, but at...

I will likely open it up a bit more later, but at home I only have a dremel and can only put an 1/8" bit in it. It's also easier to put more holes in it than to take them out!

The single exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Pictures!

Drain hole as per http://www.f650gs.crossroadz.com.au/AirIntake.html

http://i.imgur.com/6F40hV0.jpg

Here is my line of 5 1/8" (3mm) holes. Notice the ridge in the plastic on the inside of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
I can grab them tomorrow. I was all covered in...

I can grab them tomorrow. I was all covered in grease and just wanted to get it back together before a meeting I had tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Swapped out to the Unifilter today. Also drilled...

Swapped out to the Unifilter today. Also drilled the drain hole in the airbox as well as 4 1/8" holes at the narrowest part of the snorkel (on the top side, of course). Modest but noticeable increase...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
I believe you can fit a set of DRZ forks to the...

I believe you can fit a set of DRZ forks to the bike as well. Much more cost effective. And for a not hardcore offroader, they would be plenty adequate. You may have to adjust the rear height though,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By riverflow
It doesn't have an SD card. OP, it might...

It doesn't have an SD card.


OP, it might be tied to a previous Garmin account. I don't know for sure if that would have any effect, but it would be my guess.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
That link appears to only offer an 18" tire?

That link appears to only offer an 18" tire?
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By riverflow
Trans-American Trail

Trans-American Trail
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
None such for me :( EDIT: I sent an email back...

None such for me :( EDIT: I sent an email back and check to see if they did put me on the list for camping.

Second EDIT: I'm on the list and got the info.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,787
Posted By riverflow
Can I put dibs pending a couple pics?

Can I put dibs pending a couple pics?
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Highway Dirt Bike guards were suggested last time...

Highway Dirt Bike guards were suggested last time this was asked IIRC. I don't have any input since I haven't upgraded from stock yet, but they're definitely a strong contender.

For the rear...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
So, where is our free camping and how do we claim...

So, where is our free camping and how do we claim it? I said I wanted to stay Thursday-Saturday night on the paperwork sent back in, do I have to do anything else?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By riverflow
Fantastic. I'll have to put it on the list.

Fantastic. I'll have to put it on the list.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,900
Posted By riverflow
I would also like to see this for potential...

I would also like to see this for potential buyers if anyone has "successfully" crashed in something they're considering. Ain't it strange that a product (that should be) designed and marketed for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
I *think* it's mostly just the suspension, front...

I *think* it's mostly just the suspension, front wheel, seat, kickstand, basically put on a 21" front if you want to bother with it and make it taller. Maybe a different sprocket? If you're already...
Forum: Racing 07-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
Got another message today regarding dinners and...

Got another message today regarding dinners and parking.

Any input on food for those planning on staying at the track?

If we're camping there, do we still need to get a parking pass, or will it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
"Now listen here, who are you callin' a mortar?" ...

"Now listen here, who are you callin' a mortar?"



No idea. Why would you want to though? Is that small bit of faux tank space especially useful for something else?

I'm not clear on absolute...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Careful now, you don't want to get arrested! ...

Careful now, you don't want to get arrested!

:norton
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Give it an X-Ray :evil

Give it an X-Ray :evil
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By riverflow
It has been done. ...

It has been done.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23909643#post23909643

http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Other/Cambo-2013/i-3fGXS2t/0/L/IMG_1508-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,610
Posted By riverflow
Personally, I didn't see anything horrible about...

Personally, I didn't see anything horrible about their riding in the first place (side by side is legal in KY, I assume it isn't in CA? But lane splitting is)

The way I see bicycles (probably...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By riverflow
I just picked up a used StreetPilot 2720. I'm...

I just picked up a used StreetPilot 2720. I'm quite happy with it and it seems to fit what you're looking for. Speed is easy enough to read while riding. Waterproof, pin connection on the back, reads...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
Grass? Beats a parking lot. I'll be there.

Grass? Beats a parking lot. I'll be there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By riverflow
Fantastic Ad. Put my surround sound to work! Now...

Fantastic Ad. Put my surround sound to work! Now if only people would pay attention to them...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,653
Posted By riverflow
I'm in. Y'all that have been there before know if...

I'm in. Y'all that have been there before know if there's anywhere suitable for a hammock 'round there?
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Bel-Ray Super Clean is the only thing I use now....

Bel-Ray Super Clean is the only thing I use now. Have a can and a half of chain wax sitting around that I don't use anymore (one from me and the other from the neighbor). It seems to do fine.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
Oritey. It seems to have reverted to how it was...

Oritey. It seems to have reverted to how it was previously now. I don't know if it was temperature or a drastic change in air pressure on my rear tire (it was at 8lbs and took me like a week to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-05-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By riverflow
On the other hand, I'm pretty tech savvy and...

On the other hand, I'm pretty tech savvy and found OSMand easy enough to use that I figured it out on the couple hours of interstate to start my trip. Not familiar with Orux, but I could d/l it and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,894
Posted By riverflow
Jealous. Man, I gotta get out west.

Jealous. Man, I gotta get out west.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
TKC80 on the front, but it's unevenly worn from...

TKC80 on the front, but it's unevenly worn from the PO running too low of pressure. The center knobs are way bigger than the two in between them.

Steering head bearings seemed fine when I changed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14,544
Views: 1,691,490
Posted By riverflow
My Dakar suddenly seems much more prone to...

My Dakar suddenly seems much more prone to wobbling at high speed (at around 80mph on the spedo, gps reads around 75). Slowly becoming a tank slapper. Happens more naturally around curves, but also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By riverflow
You can likely find a 2000-2007 F650 GS at the...

You can likely find a 2000-2007 F650 GS at the upper end of your price range. If you can, my Dakar is very reliable and I love it. I commute every day on it, ride back roads, gravel, dirt, whatever....
Forum: Trip Planning 07-01-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 27,884
Posted By riverflow
I can take a 4 day trip with a backpack, tank...

I can take a 4 day trip with a backpack, tank bag, and small duffel bag on the back in nice weather. For camping gear, I almost always ride sans tent. I carry a bivy and hammock (my hammock doubles...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,475
Posted By riverflow
In and waiting.:freaky

In and waiting.:freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,812
Posted By riverflow
Can't really weigh in on the career, but I wish I...

Can't really weigh in on the career, but I wish I had taken a bi-year before college to go travel/work. I'm in school year round now, but I would have loved to go west and work as a park ranger or...
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