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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,637
Posted By eshaw
Forum: Americas 02-17-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By eshaw
what ya riding

not only is Mexico a bit large, its diverse, what ya gonna ride?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-03-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,470
Posted By eshaw
front wheel spacer thingy

Make sure to get the thing that goes between the front wheel and the bottom of the head tube so that when you cinch the front down your not compressing the forks and causing fatigued springs or...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-27-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By eshaw
dude... worried about running out of gas, he he,...

dude... worried about running out of gas, he he, :D


:hide
Forum: Americas 04-05-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,328
Posted By eshaw
better yet

I hear that Baja water is not the same as Mexico water. Its drinkable, but who does that now, even in the US? As for coffee and other stuff... I never thought twice about it and I lived! If you...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,086
Posted By eshaw
sand?

That looks awfully oily to be sand?

I could be seeing thing, or not know what the hell I'm talking about, but it does not look like its sinking in the container you have, not does it look very...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-12-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By eshaw
yep

you gotta love the adv folks!!

Thanks to oilburner375 I wont be without my wheels while waiting for the xpc seat!

Eric,
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By eshaw
spare adventure seat anyone?

I am going to get my seat redone by XPC, but there is a 2 week wait if I send them my seat, and I dont like the idea of not being able to sit when I ride my bike for the 2 weeks I have no seat...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By eshaw
coincidental timing!

A friend emailed me today with a link to these heated grips. Apparently they are to hot to hold on to with bare hands when they get turned on high. I hear the heating element is integral to the...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 72,742
Posted By eshaw
first dibs

PM sent

I actually ordered the travel set and the 1 pair set but will donate these to a friend. Thank you.

e
Forum: Orange Crush 02-20-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,995
Posted By eshaw
where does the dirt come from?

If the socks are put on the forks when the forks are clean, AND the top and bottom of the socks are zip tied in place, how does the dirt get to the inside of the sock.

Obviously the velcro ones...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,034
Posted By eshaw
It sounds like your suggesting that I suggested...

It sounds like your suggesting that I suggested wearing a sheathed knife in the open. No such thing... that would be kinda not so smart!

I camp and I always have a knife for those duties. I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,034
Posted By eshaw
take the knife

Last time I went camping (which is not real uncommon) a knife was pretty handy:deal, and sometime very important!:deal When I went to Baja I took 2. One in my pocket and one in my camping gear. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-28-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,406
Posted By eshaw
I'll trade ya

oh wait, you didnt want the POS original low seat did ya.:freaky

bump
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,277
Posted By eshaw
perfect

Ha, your just learning what a lot of us morons did about booze...:freaky 10 or so years later in life than you <me> could have <should have>. That experience will teach some of us for a day or 2,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By eshaw
dang

I didnt notice the replies to the thread...notification no worky?

Thank you for all the thoughts. I'm kinda thinking replace everything... sensor, tensioners, oil return spring "upgrade" AND...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,179
Posted By eshaw
password no worky for me?

how about paste em on the site?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,291
Posted By eshaw
you big dummies!

Asbestos is best for sure:deal

Put it in your coffee grinder, toss it all about the kitchen first, and then use the "super 33" to pick up all the pieces with the sticky side... kinda like lint on...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-16-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By eshaw
funny?

i swapped bikes (back to back) today for a blast around my neighborhood.
Me 04 adv with worn our mefo front and worn out scorp rear with superplush.
He with an SE with worn out dirt bias...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 38,659
Posted By eshaw
grrrrr

All of you... just plain old falkers for rubbing it in!

Enjoy boys (and maybe girls?)!!! Wish I was with ya and very envious I'm not... my very unfortunate moto is, maybe next year :cry

Keeps...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By eshaw
and now...

often on startup there is no noise... like its already under pressure before the bike starts... but its been sitting for hours, up to 12 hours but will make noise later, even after warmed up.... I...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By eshaw
oil light as well

While riding at about 40mph today, I noticed the oil light flickering. The bike was only running for less than a mile so it was still not fully warm I dont think. I did a u turn and parked it......
Forum: Orange Crush 10-08-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By eshaw
not just startup cam chain noise?

So I bought a 04 950adv today... against all sensibility, being its just poor timing... but I digress.

There is the obvious cam chain noise that all lc8's have on startup. This noise appears at...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
xpc seat?

cost?

looks lovely and looks like it would feel a whole lot more lovely than my brick of a seat I put sheepskin on!

http://todowell.smugmug.com/photos/856810417_YGPzP-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
not cheap

bringing the sun does not come cheap!

I thing form trail tech its over $400 (I got it for a bit less from a reseller). I have a hard time believing the halogen gives out more light... and since...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
trailtech HID race light

:rilla You did say affordable so I say what is good light worth!

Actually, its not very good for around town at night, so If I were to do it again, I'd get some sort of DOT light for traffic use,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By eshaw
wrong bike, same problem

I rested my forearm on the left bar one time, which pressed the mirror against the kill switch. I sat on the side of the road kicking the hell out of my xr650r. Finally a duhh moment far to long...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
That's funny

Hmmm, somebody must have put stickers on my stock rads then?:hide
http://todowell.smugmug.com/photos/835520935_KPnhs-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
phone home

So there is lots of info here if you can figure out the search feature:deal

I suggest you do some reading on this site... there are several tutorials on "how to".

Easier is get on the tele...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
Ok, so I'm also interested in how this works? ...

Ok, so I'm also interested in how this works?

Not that i'd ever test it myself with a $400 GPS (or a $100 GPS), but I suppose its possible it works?? I don't know nearly as much on electrical...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
power supply

quote:
I am thinking about buying a Garmin Zumo 660 and I want to use it on both my 950SE and XR650R.

How have you solved the power supply for your GPS on the XR650R.
My bike has stock...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-21-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,191
Posted By eshaw
Yep

Yep, balancing dirtbike tire seems wrong. One word... Dynabeads. They are cheap and if balancing is the issue, are one quick home remedy way to find out!

Just spend the $20 and see. No, I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
Filter

I actually was going to install a filter but never got to it.. Guess I'll get to it now! Thanks for the input guys.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
Nothing but regular unleaded

I just run cheap gas... I've heard that's what the pigs run best on, but I don't know.

I guess I'll be learning how this carb is taken apart and put together... I hope I learn and not forget:D
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
No idea?

It was from a pemex, not barrel that stared all the problems. That colorful stuff was Hard and brittle... I think it must have been there for a while, not just from that trip but I have no idea?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
edelbrock pumper question

so what the heck is this
http://todowell.smugmug.com/photos/902908010_fPohb-M.jpg (http://todowell.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/xr650r/10067344_zSG3A#902908010_fPohb-A-LB)

Since I got my xr it has...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,191
Posted By eshaw
Seems like that would be nearly impossible with a...

Seems like that would be nearly impossible with a scotts? Obviously something is wrong (sorry, I'm no help figuring that out) but seems like you should at least be able to mask the major shake by...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22,039
Views: 2,646,987
Posted By eshaw
take the damper off

then when you hit a nasty one at speed you can have a better story to tell... from a bed!

Serious, I dont ride dirt a lot, but between two higher speed incidents where I just cough a rock, just...
Forum: Americas 05-10-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,233
Posted By eshaw
I absolutely and completely agree with...

I absolutely and completely agree with Temecularider!!!!

couldn't say it any better, so Ill not try!

I will say thought (so its not misunderstood), I wasn't trying to make excuses to lose the...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,233
Posted By eshaw
mission?

Sounds so right... how could any of that be wrong... unless it is, in which case your screwed for one reason or another? It happens!

Only thing I digress on here (and I have no confirmed...
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