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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 02:19 AM
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Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30...

Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30 through to the ATV parking lot, the section near the parking lot has a lot of ruts, fun riding.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
40.037020, -77.338908

40.037020, -77.338908
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By travis789
I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like...

I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like super pungent kerosene) but we used to have good luck with it when I worked at a place that specialized in '60s chevys. Spray a little in a cap and...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By travis789
Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which...

Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which model do you recommend?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By travis789
I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I...

I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I have to wear ear protection at work so they get used 40 hours a week +. They are pretty rugged compared to cheap ones. The prices are from 20$ to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
Question run carb dry

I have the fairly common problem of hard starts when my DR is hot. I theorized that when the bike is shut off hot and sits for a few minutes, the heat from the engine vaporizes a little of the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after...

i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after cleaning the pilot jet, so after work this evening I decided to putt around the neighborhood and see if there was any difference. 300 yards away from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear....

I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear. The tach indicates rpm and speed coincide around 60mph=6000rpm (with 7200 rpm required for 70), and I do run at 70 a lot (to get to where I ride)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to...

Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to check my valve clearances and while I was at it I pulled the carb off. The pilot jet was completely clogged and the o ring on the intake boot was...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,562
Posted By travis789
Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time...

Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time consuming part for me. +1 on maybe the chain is too tight. My chain looks like it has a ton of slack but when I put the adjusters up to the next notch...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get...

Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get about 45. The airbox is intact, and I've never changed any of the jets (but that doesn't mean the previous owner didn't) The plug is a healthy coffee...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,562
Posted By travis789
rear wheel alignment

I use a metal yard stick held against two points on the tire. Then notice where the forward tip touches the swing arm. Compare it to the other side, that will give you an indication of how true the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By travis789
neck pain

I had a bout of it this spring. I went riding in early April and it was pretty cold. I left early and it didn't get over 40F all day. Riding a DR350S for about 5 hours that day, some highway but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,840
Views: 232,695
Posted By travis789
tried to fix my horn

Turns out they're sealed up tighter than a drum and there is no taking them apart and reassembling them. Oh well, verified 12v at the wires and ordered one from fleabay.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 138,941
Posted By travis789
Romney, WV last weekend

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/IMG_20140524_153848_982_zpsbc8b95bf.jpg
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,303
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 278,524
Posted By travis789
I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's...

I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's boyfriend and he was having trouble with it. I was checking the wiring harness trying to figure out why there was no juice to the cdi when I noticed...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,303
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 278,524
Posted By travis789
Eek Atomic Scrap Barrel

We have a scrap barrel at work and we heat up bushings and collars with an oxy acetyl rig and toss them in the scrap barrel. I was just about to drop a hot one in the new barrel this morning, when I...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,303
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 278,524
Posted By travis789
Good idea! We had the forklift right there,...

Good idea! We had the forklift right there, though, so we used it :D
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,303
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 278,524
Posted By travis789
Bluhduh When you're putting a corvair station wagon on a...

When you're putting a corvair station wagon on a lift, don't misjudge the balance point. But if you do, always leave the hood open, because as the car starts to teeter off the back of the lift, the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
Yeah, looking at the map I was on Ridge Road. ...

Yeah, looking at the map I was on Ridge Road. That road was on the left as I was heading North East. Maybe halfway between Shippensburg Rd and Peach Orchard?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
I went up Birch Run road all the way to...

I went up Birch Run road all the way to Shippensburg Road and then a left and then a right on the 1st dirt road I saw. I think this was off of there, but I didn't go up this trail. I don't remember...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
Last Sunday looked a little iffy, the clouds kept...

Last Sunday looked a little iffy, the clouds kept threatening rain, but then the sun would come out and it was perfect. I passed 3 dual sporters who were heading north above Long Pine Run Reservoir,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
That's a sweet bike! I can remember the first...

That's a sweet bike! I can remember the first time I ever saw a honda hawk gt back in high shcool (1988?) it was the coolest bike I'd ever seen. It looked like something out of the movie Tron...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
Talking http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/052_zps51ef0951.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/055_zps64c77082.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/059_zps6b94099b.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/063_zpsab769f3e.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/089_zpsc18fe296.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 376,993
Posted By travis789
When you see a girl washing a car, don't look at...

When you see a girl washing a car, don't look at the girl. Look at the soapy water running out of the driveway into the street. I had an old-timer tell me about biting it like that. Oh, and those...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
<a...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 175,187
Posted By travis789
<a...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,632
Views: 1,736,910
Posted By travis789
I had a 16 year old kid come over in a mall...

I had a 16 year old kid come over in a mall parking lot to ask about my dual sport, licensing requirements, insurance cost, etc. But he started the conversation by saying, "Hey! I almost ran into...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
I received my Seat Concepts seat today, to Cali...

I received my Seat Concepts seat today, to Cali and back in 2 weeks. Very happy with the fit and finish and its much more comfortable than stock. Thanks for the good advice.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
just that it needs to be cold when adjusted. If...

just that it needs to be cold when adjusted. If its warm, the metal expands and your clearances will be wrong. It sounds like you're good!
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
You're welcome and good luck. A lot of times it...

You're welcome and good luck. A lot of times it is the cable, they can stretch and also if they're sticky (not lubed) it can make it difficult to get the adjustment right. I hope that's what it is....
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
You want play in it, that means the clutch is...

You want play in it, that means the clutch is completely engaged. I set mine up where the lever flops around free and you have to pull it in an 1/8" before it actually grabs the end of the cable. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25,068
Views: 2,991,357
Posted By travis789
Your engine was stone cold when the valves were...

Your engine was stone cold when the valves were adjusted, I hope?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By travis789
it looks like they're discontinued every where...

it looks like they're discontinued every where I've looked. Most people tear the stickers off because they make the bike look so '1980s' and the colors are kind of effeminate.
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