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Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By xDownSetx
OP has a 650, so no such update for them.

OP has a 650, so no such update for them.
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By xDownSetx
In 2004 they changed from a 16bit ECU to 32bit. ...

In 2004 they changed from a 16bit ECU to 32bit. That's as far as the changes go for fuel related electronics.
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
Shot this one on the 4th, best I could manage...

Shot this one on the 4th, best I could manage with a camera way over my skill level.

http://i.imgur.com/ecwQu.jpg
1920x1080 http://i.imgur.com/hLQVG.jpg

If someone wants to try their hand at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,147
Posted By xDownSetx
Took me riding on a flat tire to get my radial...

Took me riding on a flat tire to get my radial 705 to start cracking, otherwise I've been very happy with my set. The rear was already about due when I got two nails in it, so nothing lost.
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
Actually what happened was as I finished the job...

Actually what happened was as I finished the job and went to put the slave cylinder back on it pushed the clutch pushrod in too far and the pressure plate shifted out of place. I had to lay the bike...
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
What an eventful chain and sprocket swap. ...

What an eventful chain and sprocket swap.
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh107/xDownSetx/IMG_6836sm.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
They are Seahorse cases. The top an SE710 and...

They are Seahorse cases. The top an SE710 and the bottom an SE720. Both run about $45 and are super tough. They're mounted with $6 worth of hardware from HomeDepot. I drilled and plugged two holes...
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
Just mounted these up today. Glad to get rid of...

Just mounted these up today. Glad to get rid of my bubbly Givi knock-off. I do a lot of computer work so I decided to mount a smaller one on top for my laptop and gear.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 117,876
Posted By xDownSetx
One of my last pictures of the 650 before it was...

One of my last pictures of the 650 before it was totaled. Glad my 1000 came with a center stand:rofl
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh107/xDownSetx/th_IMG_4191.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
Ya I still get around when I get a chance with...

Ya I still get around when I get a chance with the V-Strom, was just up at Cleghorn Rd. this Saturday with a buddy. And ya josh had to sell the 990adv unfortunately....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
Was just there scrubbing in a new front tire. ...

Was just there scrubbing in a new front tire. Gate was open and the road looked to be in very good condition all things considered.
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,439
Posted By xDownSetx
What the seller means is the car cut him off and...

What the seller means is the car cut him off and then stopped suddenly causing the seller to rear end the car.
Forum: Beasts 10-05-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,333
Posted By xDownSetx
http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/558/notams.jpg...

http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/558/notams.jpg
SrsBike is not amused.:rofl
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,536
Posted By xDownSetx
For the computer nerds that ride Vstroms. ...

For the computer nerds that ride Vstroms.
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh107/xDownSetx/th_DSC01793sm.jpg (http://s254.photobucket.com/albums/hh107/xDownSetx/?action=view&current=DSC01793sm.jpg)
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,911
Posted By xDownSetx
The Givis aren't too bad, they've more than...

The Givis aren't too bad, they've more than protected my bike on quite a few occasions. One was a pretty brutal lay down offroad. The sandy trail nearly sand blasted the things. But if I hold onto...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,911
Posted By xDownSetx
If I had the choice again I would skip the givi...

If I had the choice again I would skip the givi stuff and get the pat walsh bars and skidplate. Only setup I know of that's strong enough to be able to use a bike jack. The givi bars add a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By xDownSetx
If the idle is set just a tad high on the Vees I...

If the idle is set just a tad high on the Vees I believe the idle sometimes tends to hang like you described.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,359
Posted By xDownSetx
IMO a Viliv S5 or X70 with garmin mobilePC would...

IMO a Viliv S5 or X70 with garmin mobilePC would make a better computer/gps. Much more manageable size.
Forum: Beasts 02-07-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,216
Posted By xDownSetx
I saw that place on TV, those dogs looked sooooo...

I saw that place on TV, those dogs looked sooooo good.:tb
Forum: Beasts 01-28-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,952
Posted By xDownSetx
The ABS has been a rare item since they first...

The ABS has been a rare item since they first came out. Most are spoken for before they ever hit the US shore.

Well, maybe not most but a good percentage anyway.
Forum: Beasts 01-25-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,596
Posted By xDownSetx
The cables on the DL have a teflon lining and...

The cables on the DL have a teflon lining and work best without lube. If they get too much dirt in them or start binding replace them.
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2010, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
Don't worry about that, I've fallen off bikes...

Don't worry about that, I've fallen off bikes enough to get off without crushing anything.:wink:

That's pretty much how I landed.
Forum: Beasts 01-18-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
What do you mean? I'm just showing off my mad...

What do you mean? I'm just showing off my mad drifting skills:lol3

Actually the ice did no damage to the bike, it was the dragging onto the pavement that put a few scratches in the crash bar.
Forum: Beasts 01-16-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9,260
Views: 3,652,412
Posted By xDownSetx
OH SHI- :rofl

OH SHI-
:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
I think my brother managed to get a shot of it...

I think my brother managed to get a shot of it earlier today on our ride. Waaaay off in the distance there. Picture was taken at 2:34PM.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
Was heading down Hamner to get some subway and...

Was heading down Hamner to get some subway and decided to go all the way down to Ontario and check if the skyline gate was unlocked, it was.

I didn't ride up so I'm not sure if the main divide...
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By xDownSetx
My front TKC currently has 14k miles on it. I...

My front TKC currently has 14k miles on it. I replaced my rear at 11503 miles and it was installed with the front at 414 miles on the odo.

The new rear has been fairing well so far besides a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
I remember the box was red so it must have been...

I remember the box was red so it must have been an MSR or bikemaster chain. I got it and a set of sprockets with the bike from the PO. The chain has pretty low miles on it so what ever happened was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 822,906
Posted By xDownSetx
Ok Jeff, so maybe I was the one that put on the...

Ok Jeff, so maybe I was the one that put on the chain. Seriously I meant for it to break on Josh not you!:hide
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,269
Posted By xDownSetx
Unfortunately I couldn't make it. I walked out...

Unfortunately I couldn't make it. I walked out to the garage to get ready to leave and forgot I took off my skid plate to hammer it and the bracket back in shape a few weeks ago. Tried to work as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,269
Posted By xDownSetx
Prorally just showed me this thread. I will...

Prorally just showed me this thread. I will probably be able to make it. I've been aching for some dirt riding lately.:1drink
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,495
Posted By xDownSetx
The V-Strom is the least expensive bike on the...

The V-Strom is the least expensive bike on the poll. More people can afford them. It has nothing to do with popularity contests.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-20-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,592
Posted By xDownSetx
I found a few apps in the portage tree for...

I found a few apps in the portage tree for Gentoo. qlandkartegt looked the most promising from the summary.


Gpsdrive looks to be the linux equivalent of streets and trips.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By xDownSetx
update?

update?
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,968
Posted By xDownSetx
Ok so mid spec for exhaust too? The reason I...

Ok so mid spec for exhaust too? The reason I asked was because since the rear cyl is so easy to check I did it at 9000Miles.

The intakes are dead center but the exhaust are just barely in the...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,968
Posted By xDownSetx
I've read a few posts where people adjust to the...

I've read a few posts where people adjust to the middle of spec on the intake and the loose end on the exhaust. What exactly is desirable? I haven't seen a clear answer to this.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-31-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By xDownSetx
One thing he didn't mention was when we pulled...

One thing he didn't mention was when we pulled the gas tank I had thought he turned off the petcocks. So not only did I have gas spewing on me from the tank we just removed but also from the gas line...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 120,830
Posted By xDownSetx
Just ordered one today from Malcolm Smiths. Had...

Just ordered one today from Malcolm Smiths. Had to bitch and moan just to get them to thumb threw their catalogs for it. They were acting lazy and tried to sound sure they wouldn't have AFX in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By xDownSetx
I've actually been up north of Apple Vally. All...

I've actually been up north of Apple Vally. All around that area by the dry lake bed east of the Apple Valley airport. PM josh and see if he would want to go. I had tonz of fun and I was just...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,652
Posted By xDownSetx
Heh yeah. Those springs always did feel bouncy...

Heh yeah. Those springs always did feel bouncy to me. Also I forgot that I put that plastic screen that goes under the headlight in my topbox when josh crashed. Remind me to get that to you during...
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