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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By herrhelmet
Sorry I meant Feenix, Tim

Sorry I meant Feenix, Tim
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By herrhelmet
It's Phoenix

:wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
I was only following you. Sorry everyone.:huh

I was only following you. Sorry everyone.:huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 25,540
Posted By herrhelmet
If it's not on the clown cam it didn't happen.

If it's not on the clown cam it didn't happen.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 25,540
Posted By herrhelmet
A Special Little Clown

<iframe width="1280" height="720" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/NUzXp-bTZ5k" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
Oh, you mean my new Yamaha that Peter is...

Oh, you mean my new Yamaha that Peter is borrowing?:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
I take "exception" to an illiterate troll who's...

I take "exception" to an illiterate troll who's been on a site for 3 months pretending to be looking for riding buddies.

Pucker has already dissected you, but I think you meant "accepted"
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
When I saw John for the first time I took a...

When I saw John for the first time I took a double take.

Thought he was you for a minute.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,197
Views: 189,088
Posted By herrhelmet
Laugh How about no? Out of respect for those who did...

How about no? Out of respect for those who did participate,...so that they don't have to waste time thinking anything currently posted is actually about the ride or is worth reading.

Back on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
Just stakin' my territory. Someone says they...

Just stakin' my territory.

Someone says they met you before I did.... heck there be a firestorm comin'
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
Me and Rob met him first. I miss him too. Nice...

Me and Rob met him first. I miss him too. Nice pic of when he was 35 though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10,368
Views: 776,957
Posted By herrhelmet
Hey Pete. WTF. Seriously? I'm skeered.

Hey Pete. WTF. Seriously? I'm skeered.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By herrhelmet
How would you know? :1drink:1drink you rode in...

How would you know? :1drink:1drink you rode in the pickkup bed....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,218
Posted By herrhelmet
Word:1drink

Word:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 665,756
Posted By herrhelmet
All first rate. They are a dealer for Hyperpro...

All first rate. They are a dealer for Hyperpro which is made in Europe. You need to give them all the details of what you need and they custom build a shock for you. It comes in a beautiful heavy...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 665,756
Posted By herrhelmet
I went with a Hyperpro from these guys and sent...

I went with a Hyperpro from these guys and sent my forks in to get progressive springs front and rear. The Hyperpro comes with a thicker clevis shaft so hopefully it will last.

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 665,756
Posted By herrhelmet
Bolts are cheap. I bent mine with the OEM...

Bolts are cheap. I bent mine with the OEM dogbones. Bent those too. But we ride kinda fast.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 665,756
Posted By herrhelmet
Broke the shock clevis in my case.

Broke the shock clevis in my case.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5,041
Views: 665,756
Posted By herrhelmet
Guys, I've tested my own links over the past 4...

Guys, I've tested my own links over the past 4 years. Suspension components require engineering knowledge because they will fail at the weakest point, ie, if you choose a super strong bolt because...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Thats what I use. Don't cheap out and try to...

Thats what I use. Don't cheap out and try to solder or use the wrong crimping tool. Trust me on this. Each connector comes with only 2 metal tabs. Screw them up and you are SOL. You also need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/herrhelme...

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/herrhelmet/HPIM8840.jpg
http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/herrhelmet/HPIM8845.jpg


Do you need the .dwg file for CNC? I've already made the 1"...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
I'm looking at other manufacturers, but I still...

I'm looking at other manufacturers, but I still have product if you look at the site. Just can't offer discounts at this time.


So that would answer the other question.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Yep, same here. Just when I think it feels light...

Yep, same here. Just when I think it feels light I go and move the KTM 450 around and damn, that is what a dirtbike weighs. I guess "light for a BMW 650" should be good enough. Even the new Husky...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Hey Matto, what would you guess your bike weighs...

Hey Matto, what would you guess your bike weighs dry? I subtracted and added from the original BMW data which was probably BS and figure with all the shaving I've done, maybe down to a hair under...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 25,540
Posted By herrhelmet
That is a beautiful bike, Chris. The only...

That is a beautiful bike, Chris.


The only requirement for a "Clowns of the West" bike (philosophically of course) is the question:

"Will I still have a big grin on my face

when the...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
Hi, out of stock on the EarthX and won't be...

Hi, out of stock on the EarthX and won't be getting any more.

Sorry,
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
The EarthX have a basic balance circuit, but not...

The EarthX have a basic balance circuit, but not a true BMS which would provide the cut off. I'm searching for that. Keep all posted when I find the "ultimate" battery...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
The AM04 is great if you're not running extreme...

The AM04 is great if you're not running extreme adventure gear. Its a race battery that will start your bike great as long as no heated grips, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By herrhelmet
Thats a sweet looking bike. Especially in black.

Thats a sweet looking bike. Especially in black.
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,574
Posted By herrhelmet
Its basically just a simple cell balance circuit...

Its basically just a simple cell balance circuit board, placed inside the battery case. It does not have over/under charge protection, so you still need to use a "smart charger"

As usual, the...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,574
Posted By herrhelmet
Yes, but no on the "any" charger you want. ...

Yes, but no on the "any" charger you want. Especially an older one without a auto shutoff when max voltage is reached.
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Why don't you try a self supporting subframe...

Why don't you try a self supporting subframe tank.... notmybikemodelname made one for his bike out of carbon fiber...

if he ever gets his bike back together. Not sure how it would work in metal. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
VERY impressive. Nice work!

VERY impressive. Nice work!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
I see a theme running here. Very nice look. ...

I see a theme running here. Very nice look. What is the tank/radiator shroud made of?
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Need to drain that one separately.

Need to drain that one separately.
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
Sure! PM sent.

Sure! PM sent.
Forum: Vendors 03-11-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 47,809
Posted By herrhelmet
Sorry, the discount coupons have expired. Mostly...

Sorry, the discount coupons have expired. Mostly sold out of batteries at this time.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Thanks, imagine the nut crunching of double whoop...

Thanks, imagine the nut crunching of double whoop landing.... ouch.:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Finished Suspension

Here is my new super tall Dakar:

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz305/herrhelmet/DSC_0224_zpsd3f535e4.jpg

Also have 13' of ground clearance now. The bike feels more balanced. Really need...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15,050
Views: 1,752,284
Posted By herrhelmet
Wow Thomas. That is some major pitting. I have...

Wow Thomas. That is some major pitting. I have an extra front wheel I might unload, but shipping could be a bitch.
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