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Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 75,627
Posted By white_bear
Need 60MPG

Try Reno to Winnemucca, NV very early AM or late at night on I80. Lovelock closes down, Fernley doesn't help much.

Small tanks of any size or MPG must be able to get 180 miles - even against a...
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 432,652
Posted By white_bear
Laugh Believe it or not I crossed sections of the...

Believe it or not I crossed sections of the Trans-Siber Highway that looked similar to this photo - only wider as in 3.62 lanes driven by Russians as 6.7 lanes. They "round up" if you know what I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,825
Views: 7,175,473
Posted By white_bear
It must have been a remnant sale - a lot of the...

It must have been a remnant sale - a lot of the lower part is missing, not that I am complaining...

YMMV
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,500
Posted By white_bear
Other Thoughts

You can get 4 times the light output with an HID bulb. It would work best in a Marchal/Bosch/Cibie 7" glass headlight. It reduces current draw down to 5-6 watts. Yes, you have to re-aim your...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,799
Posted By white_bear
Picture=1000 words

Go look at this video. Very simple to understand.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxq2pExzwmQ

YMMV
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By white_bear
2014 Ural

Depending upon your budget, the 2014 Ural is going to be a big improvement over the previous models. There will be EFI, disc brakes, simple oil spin filter, and more reliability. At least that is...
Forum: Hacks 11-05-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 432,652
Posted By white_bear
Laugh Smooth stuff??

What is all that smooth stuff under your Ural? There wasn't a heck of a lot of that in Siberia on the Trans-Sib. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,015
Posted By white_bear
Wicked Russian Customs

I had my clutch go out just short of Kemerovo. I had folks send the parts from Germany to me. Russian Customs was a nightmare.

First, they wanted 20 pages (I do not kid you, I counted them!) of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,015
Posted By white_bear
Pm

PM and email sent to Doogle.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,015
Posted By white_bear
Parts stuff

Doogle-
I am stuck in Kemerovo with a bad clutch on DR650. I had friends send parts from Germany. There are some VERY BIG MISTAKES that can be made to get parts into Russia.
1. Only ship...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,270
Posted By white_bear
Question New Regs?

Some places require a 4-stroke engine. Even if heavier, a 4-stroke can go to more places legally. At least that is what NV and ID have as some rules.

You can always use ordinary gas/fuel from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 54,039
Posted By white_bear
Thumb HID Bulbs are Fantastic!

You dont need the expensive HID specific lights. Any light with a single high or low bulb, like H9 or H11 will work with a DDMTuning HID (also cheap $) bulb and small ballast. The focus is a little...
Forum: Europe 04-14-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By white_bear
Question Move?

How do I move this thread to Planning?


Administrator help?

wb
Forum: Asia 04-14-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By white_bear
Question Move?

How do I move this to Planning? I will start a Ride Report soon.

Administrator Help?
Forum: Asia 04-11-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By white_bear
Question Expired?

Well, 3 months have gone by....

Did you fix the bike? There are folks in Moscow (Tony P comes to mind) that could help you with what sounds like non-essential pieces of plastic. Either that or...
Forum: Asia 04-11-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By white_bear
Laugh The crowd scene!

Hey!! Don't everyone jump in all at once and clog the thread!!!

disguised bump
Forum: Asia 04-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By white_bear
Talking RU-USA Special Visa

There is special 3-year multi entry visa for USA citizens. The gotorussia place is fine. For another $60 or so IIRC, they register your visa in RU as well. This is cheaper than staying in a hotel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,794
Posted By white_bear
Question Message for Dopra

Privet!

PM/pismo sent to Dopra

wb
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 437,415
Posted By white_bear
Question Where for chain/sprocket kit?

I have a 93 SP43B. I'm looking for 520 O-ring chain/sprocket sets, higher gears for highway 95% - bike is in Cologne, Germany.

PM and question sent to motolab/Dereck

Any others, chime in with...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,127
Posted By white_bear
Cool2 HID H4 Conversion

I have replaced my H4 with HID 35w bulb. The light is 3 times what a halogen puts out and 20 watts less power consumption. Cost is pretty low, $23 + $7-8 shipping I think. I chose 6000K light...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14,957
Views: 2,215,791
Posted By white_bear
PM sent on levers. So, dibbs.

PM sent on levers. So, dibbs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14,957
Views: 2,215,791
Posted By white_bear
That was the way I did it the first time. It...

That was the way I did it the first time. It said [IMG]http://.....[IMG].
No pics that way. I have no idea why one way works and another not - the words/blather looks the same to me...
Since I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,724
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,196,684
Posted By white_bear
Talking Nikon Lenses for Sale

Hi all-
I have a Nikon F2 and what seems like a jillion lenses. I have not used these in a while - they are all in excellent shape, no dings or scratches on the cylinders/lens, etc. I also have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14,957
Views: 2,215,791
Posted By white_bear
Question Why

OK, I just spent time uploading photos to photobucket, and added urls, etc.

How come no photos?
help.

Tried Direct Link and it works. If there is better way lemme-no.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14,957
Views: 2,215,791
Posted By white_bear
Talking Nikon Lenses for Sale!

Hi all-
I have a Nikon F2 and what seems like a jillion lenses. I have not used these in a while - they are all in excellent shap, no dings or scratches on the cylinders/lens, etc. I also have...
Forum: Europe 03-26-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 182,127
Posted By white_bear
[QUOTE=Garry H;20894695] Sent PM about...

[QUOTE=Garry H;20894695]

Sent PM about wrench
Does this fit 1993 DR650?

Why not just 15 with paypal or something simple?
Interested.
wb
Forum: Europe 03-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By white_bear
Wink Wrong Year!

Hey, push up your date a little or ride part-way with me...

Hey, don't everybody jump on this thread at once!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,724
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,196,684
Posted By white_bear
TM Jacket

I sent you a PM on the TM Jacket.
wb
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,942
Posted By white_bear
Question A bit Farther Trip...

I am planning a trip from Cologne, Germany to Vladivostok, Russia. The actual route has not been set through europe, and after the Urals, you just point the bike east until you run out of land. ...
Forum: Asia 03-21-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,657
Posted By white_bear
Across Russia & Europe to Vladivostok!

:norton
Hello All-
I am planning a trip from Cologne, Germany to Vladivostok, Russia. The actual route has not been set through europe, and after the Urals, you just point the bike east until...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By white_bear
Talking Across Europe & Russia to Vladivostok!

:norton
Hello All-
I am planning a trip from Cologne, Germany to Vladivostok, Russia. The actual route has not been set through europe, and after the Urals, you just point the bike east until you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,234,189
Posted By white_bear
Talking Russian

I was sitting in railway station with GF in Mariupol Ukraine and a guy sitting on the next bench had a question about the train. He shoved a little pocket translator in my face and wanted to know...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,234,189
Posted By white_bear
Question Charge!!!!

Say Walter -
OK, I guess I missed it somewhere whilst drooling over great photos...

What are you using to charge up the batteries for all of this camera stuff? Solar, probably not with so much...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,234,189
Posted By white_bear
Laugh Q. What do you call a Lada at the top of a hill?...

Q. What do you call a Lada at the top of a hill?

A. You call it a fecking miracle!

There is always some truth in any joke....
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,234,189
Posted By white_bear
Question Late, but a thought...

"They don't shoot horses, do they?....."
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8,724
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,196,684
Posted By white_bear
Laugh PM sent for Pants

PM sent for Pants
Forum: EMEA 12-13-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,798
Posted By white_bear
seed potato

I am in SE Idaho - Famous Potatoes on the license plate:

Boy, there are plenty here, but the commute is a killer...
wb
Forum: EMEA 12-13-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,798
Posted By white_bear
Bike in EU

Hi there-
I am looking for an inexpensive, used DR650 or KLR650. If a DR, electric start, hopefully it would have racks on the back and a windshield. If a KLR, maybe the doohicky thingy. These...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,724
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,196,684
Posted By white_bear
North Face Tent

Pick-up and meet up is fine, for shipped, add some depending on what and where. I'm in Idaho Falls, ID.

North Face Stratos Tent. New $400, sell $250/OBO
Never Used, New condition, nothing...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 181,696
Posted By white_bear
Great report and Inspirations! I dream to do...

Great report and Inspirations! I dream to do something similar, probably not alone though. I wanrt to try for 2013 if anyone is interested...

otherwise....



What about setting it up so a...
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