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Forum: Beasts 03-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 64,159
Posted By WestRider
Updates on making it fit...

On the DL1000K6
ATV High Fat Bars
Rox Risers
Mirror Extenders from Richland Rick
Mad-Stad bracket
Laminar Lip
Sargents Seat but I'm going to Build a tall firm Seat Concepts Seat
Lowered Pegs...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 646,116
Posted By WestRider
Tall Rider...

I'm 6'3" and have switched to a Sargents seat. It's much better than the stock seat but I'm still planning to build a Seat Concepts extra firm and extra tall seat to see if that helps. I also have...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,933
Posted By WestRider
email sent

Thanks Don...email sent.
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,530
Posted By WestRider
That's the way I went...

I got a big heavy spring from Klaus and had Sasquatch rebuild the stock unit. That combined with a Sasquatch upgraded front end and GSXR brakes has really helped. I had him do basically the same work...
Forum: Regional forums 04-25-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,392
Posted By WestRider
Boise Rally

Hey Ed...payment made and hotel reservation completed...see everyone in July!
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,020
Posted By WestRider
DL1000 hubs

Hey Robert...there have been a lot of discussions over the years about someone making hubs for the Suzuki DL650 and DL1000 bikes so that we can convert to spoked rims and get away from cast.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,586
Posted By WestRider
just gotta say...

I installed mine a year ago on Pivot Pegs on my XRL and aside from the crap from some riding buddies about my "floor boards" :evil these things are great. Talk about some nice weight and pressure...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,713
Posted By WestRider
I'm in...

for a 2005 Honda XR650L seat which I believe is currently available...firm (if you need more info than that PM me and we'll talk!!), standard height is fine, standard cover is fine too.

Thanks!!...
Forum: Vendors 01-24-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,692
Posted By WestRider
XRL installation

Hey Mike,

Just a note to say thanks for such a great product. I picked mine up on a trip through Denver over New Years' weekend and got it installed a couple of weeks later. Aside from my...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 73,730
Views: 7,622,873
Posted By WestRider
risers

I too went with ROX but they weren't tall enough so I added pieces from my old risers on the lower mount (fat bars you see) and got the bars high enough that I don't have to bend double when I'm...
Forum: Regional forums 11-21-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,392
Posted By WestRider
In!!!

Sounds like fun Ed....sign me up!! I missed my big planned ride in '10 so I guess I'd better start planning now!!:ricky

Rocky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14,501
Views: 2,106,221
Posted By WestRider
Hmmm

I'll bet you could strap it to one of those orange beasties....:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14,501
Views: 2,106,221
Posted By WestRider
SLC area...XRL pipe...Band saw...Trailwings

I'd prefer not to ship any of this stuff....ok...maybe the pipe.

Stock exhaust from a 2005 XR650L...No baffle!! I switched to an FMF on my XRL so this one is collecting dust. $75...you pay...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14,501
Views: 2,106,221
Posted By WestRider
FS: SLC, UT - Lightly used Trailwings - VStrom DL1000K6

$50 and I'm not really interested in shipping...thus the local ad.

These Trailwings are off my 2006 VStrom. I've switched to TKC and I'm not likely to go back. These have about 2K miles of...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-24-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By WestRider
Let me do some checkin'

I lived in a variety of areas around Nevada for dozen years and still get back monthly. I know there are a bunch of other inmates around Nevada too and they'll have some good input. don't forget to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-24-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By WestRider
Sounds like fun!!!

Single track or dirt/gravel roads?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8,494
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,130,482
Posted By WestRider
FS: '07 KX450 Forks - Portland area

SOLD - Thanks everyone for the interest!!!

$100 as is where is.

I bought these with the intent of upgrading my XRL and realize there is no chance I'm ever going to get to this project. I was...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,257
Posted By WestRider
Pat Walsh on my Vee...

I'm using the Pat Walsh crashbars and skid plate and have added the optional pegs as well. I was using some $6.95 specials from Cycle Gear on the Pat Walsh crash bars but one of them fell apart on a...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By WestRider
+1 on what Yeti said....

I'm 360# on a Vee and Sasquatch front end with the heaviest springs I could find along with the stiffest Hyper-Pro spring on the back with the stock shock made quite a difference. Note that most big...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 64,159
Posted By WestRider
6'3" w/ 34" inseam

V-Strom (DL1000)

Moderate long legs but very long body....it took all this to make it fit right...
ATV high Bars
Rox Risers
Mirror Extenders
Mad-Stad bracket
Laminar Lip
Alaska Butt pad...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,543
Posted By WestRider
One other issue here...

Sorry to hijack but if I recall correctly, there is a counter sprocket manufacturer that's not recommended for the XRLs due to their tendancy to wear out the counter sprocket shaft (VERY BAD!!!)....
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By WestRider
Sort of....

I had to trailer my bike back from a trip to Idaho with a bunch of other stuff two years ago. One of my tiedown straps broke and the bike fell over on and landed on the left side crash bar against...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 536,557
Posted By WestRider
My XLs...

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n220/westrider_k6/xl500%20buil/DSC00907.jpg
1980 XL500s rebuilt...gone to a good home!!

My 1975 XL350...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 73,730
Views: 7,622,873
Posted By WestRider
Renazco on an XRL anyone???

Ok...I'm tired of flogging through 14000 posts!!! Anybody had Renazco do up a seat for their XRL? I've got an extra seat pan here and I'm thinkin' about it. After a number of 250+ mile days last year...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 348,730
Posted By WestRider
Well...it looks like great equipment!!

I am very happy with the Klim gear I have...I've got Dakar, Mojave, and Free Ride pants, a couple of Revolt Jerseys, Valdez jacket, Inferno shirt, and PowerXross gloves. I got all of it on clearance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,622
Posted By WestRider
Good start!!

Keep up the good work Daryl!! Don't forget to make those files compatible with iTunes so we can watch them on our iPods...some of us live on the road!

Rocky
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,574
Posted By WestRider
An observation to the OP....

I'm about your age and size...well...maybe a bit heavier :D but I ride a DL1000 for the street and whatever else I run into for tours and an 05 XR650L for the back country tours. Note that none of...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 65,148
Posted By WestRider
Mine arrived today...

Looks great!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Racing 11-13-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 65,148
Posted By WestRider
Forum: Racing 11-09-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 65,148
Posted By WestRider
Hey Robb...

Any idea if someone is going to provide footage of the race this year for those of us here in the States? We got a tiny bit of rather lame coverage last year but it sure would be nice to keep up...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 65,148
Posted By WestRider
Got my shirt...

Thanks Duke!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14,501
Views: 2,106,221
Posted By WestRider
FS: SLC Area - Large Chase-Harper Tank Bag

Also listed in Parts...located in the SLC area for $40 is a nice used very large Chase Harper Tank bag. It's a two compartment expandable bag in nice condition...aside from a bit of dust. I bought it...
Forum: Racing 09-30-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 65,148
Posted By WestRider
I'm in....

Go Jonah!!!

Rocky
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 32,008
Posted By WestRider
Great report Steve....

You know...after spending a bunch of time in some of the areas you traveled through...and reading excellent reports like these...I'm feeling the need to make a trip along those lines...even if it's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14,501
Views: 2,106,221
Posted By WestRider
Items FS in the SLC area...boots 'n battery...

Here's a nice like new set of Size 13 Thor Quadrants for $80 (SOLD...Thanks Scott!!)
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=507254...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,412
Posted By WestRider
Best wishes to all involved...

I passed the information along to riding friends in Butte, Whitehall, and Bozeman along with the links for information.

Best of luck to everyone!!

Rocky
Forum: Vendors 09-17-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 37,158
Posted By WestRider
Arrived and in good condition...

Great magazine...I enjoyed the articles and I'll enjoy the limited ads while it lasts...:lol3

Keep up the good work!! I'll be happy to subscribe when you get to that point. Thanks for filling a...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 707,407
Posted By WestRider
City of Rocks, Idaho

It's a road...just not paved....couldn't take the slab...had to exlore!!

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n220/westrider_k6/CityofRocks8-09small.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,206
Posted By WestRider
I have an older Cobra pipe...

got it from another inmate here and was going to use it on my XRL build. I found a smokin' deal on an FMF Q4 so I went that way instead. PM me if you're interested.

Great build project. I have...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9,048
Views: 3,492,447
Posted By WestRider
Just a little detour...

on my way back from Boise to SLC last week...had to get off the slab!!!:wink:

City of Rocks, Idaho

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n220/westrider_k6/CityofRocks8-09small.jpg
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