ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 32 of 32
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dtchdgr
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
Well, It's been a long couple of days getting to...

Well, It's been a long couple of days getting to this point, but at least I have a better understanding of how things really are with my Dad. He has been getting worse...low energy, impaired mental...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
Well, Biscuits!!

I owe you guys pics and an update...Sorry, but that'll have to wait. I do have the stem pressed into the RSW triple, but my father, Jim, is having a medical emergency. Spent all night in the ER...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
Thanks for the invite..and the pm saying you're...

Thanks for the invite..and the pm saying you're serious about the offer...I will be taking you up on it. I rode a part of the Smokies 500 in NC and N Ga a couple of weeks ago. It was great riding,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
No snow up here this weekend, It was beautiful....

No snow up here this weekend, It was beautiful. Sunshine and high 40's. I rode on Saturday and tinkered on Sunday. And yes, I'll shout before I come your way on the bike. I can't speak highly...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
He'll get thanked in an appropriate manner, for...

He'll get thanked in an appropriate manner, for sure.

I have close friends in Winchester and get up your way riding a few times a year. What an awesome area! A couple of friends and I rode the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
What manual are you using? The Clymer manual has...

What manual are you using? The Clymer manual has a schematic showing the starter gear assembly . In it they show 4 washers in the assembly for years 1993-1996 This schematic is wrong. If your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
I guess you mean ASV's. That's what I'm using...

I guess you mean ASV's. That's what I'm using and though they took some tinkering to make the choke mount work, I am very happy with them. The ease of adjustment for pull distance is fabulous!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
USD Forks

Got my RSW triples in the mail yesterday!!::clap I just started a fire in the woodstove that heats my shop. And there's a gentleman that lives up the street from me that will let me use his press. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
clutch lever

PM me with an address. I have a spare you can have. I've gone to an aftermarket perch and lever. My spare doesn't fit the new perch.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
I agree on the price, but I understand others are...

I agree on the price, but I understand others are doing similar products. I just haven't found one said to work with the XRL.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
preload adjuster

Does anyone know of a shock preload adjuster...such as the one X-Trig sells...that will work with the XRL shocks? Looks like an excellent tool to me.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 572,853
Posted By dtchdgr
Boone, NC

I have 2.5 acres outside of Boone in western NC with plenty of tent space, bath/kitchen priviledges, and shop space with tools. Sometimes we have spare bedrooms.
Lots of local riding info about the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-12-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,455
Sticky: Tet
Views: 143,095
Posted By dtchdgr
Thanks!

I received the document. Thanks for all the work.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 112,850
Posted By dtchdgr
Hoo-Rah!!

I'm in the midst of a rebuild and was having some trouble getting the cases to go back together. I tore into the bottom end to do the 5th gear upgrade. I did the 2nd gear upgrade about a year and a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,644
Posted By dtchdgr
Really, Crofrog

"Haven ridden many of the roads in the northern part of the trail I'd say a 990 would have no problems as long as you're comfortable on gravel and forest roads.

I'd probably personally not even...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
Day 1'highlights'

Kinda taking half a step back here, but a couple of significant things happened on day 1 that we have managed to leave out. I did a fork service before leaving and my experience with the XR convinced...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
Gates and re-routes

We had two almost inconsequential re-routes that cost us probably 10 minutes. I'll have to get my gps to get the exact co-ordinates, but you'd need to be a moron to let them cause you a problem.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,644
Posted By dtchdgr
Which Bike?

The trail is doable on some larger bikes by very experienced large bike riders, but I definitely don't recommend it. Smaller is better. Way better.

Personally, I think a 650 is as large as is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
oops

My bad. Day 1 was 330 Boone to Covington.
Day 2 was 250 Covington to Front Royal.
1020 my door to my door in Boone. 40 miles my house to Damascus; ergo Day 1 should be called 290 for most folks....
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
mileage

Day 1 was 331.
Day 2 was 250. That's Damascus to Front Royal.
Total Boone to Boone was 1020.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
Mud, water,mud

I can honestly say it's a shame we don't have footage of me going down in that mud hole in the last video at about 1:45. I ride alone a lot. A whole lot. Had I been alone when I went down there, I'd...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,398
Posted By dtchdgr
I'm here!

Wow! What a trip.I've been waiting on this weekend a long time. While I only barely knew Mark before this trip. Dave and I have quite a history. We met through unusual circumstances...My truck broke...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,608,902
Posted By dtchdgr
Thumb KLR 600...What is this part?

Ahh! They threw a red herring my way! Thank you so much for the info. I should have considered this, since the motor clearly didn't match the diagram. Funny thing is, I tore apart a klr 250 a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14,880
Views: 1,608,902
Posted By dtchdgr
1986 KLR 600...What is this part?

Page 3-1 of the Kawasaki Service Manual for the klr 600 shows in the exploded view of the top end what appears to be a bolt, washer,idler pulley, and bearing that torques to a specified 29 ft lbs and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
xrl caliper

Thanks mcma111. As usual, You are the Man!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 79,013
Views: 8,672,630
Posted By dtchdgr
xrl brake calipers

Hey Everyone.
Thanks in advance for some redirection. I have searched the xrl thread index and done a search using the 'search this thread' tool as well. I know nearly everyone doing brake/caliper...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,644
Posted By dtchdgr
Sunday on the BRT

I rode the southern section out of Damascus this weekend. Wow! What a way to start an awesome adventure. About 1 mile into the single track I ran into a couple of trees down. The first one i was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,644
Posted By dtchdgr
hoo-rah!

Thanks so very much for the BRT info. I got it today. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,644
Posted By dtchdgr
brt info

I would love to get the BRT info from you when you get a chance. Thanks!
dtchdgr@charter.net
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By dtchdgr
Looks like idiot it is

Thanks for the help. If that's the mistake I've made, then I'll be the first to say I'm an idiot:asshat. I must have somehow mixed them up. I'm headed to the shop to check it out now. Again,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By dtchdgr
xrl rebuild

I'm doing a rebuild on a 2002 xrl and have hit a snag. I got my head and crank back from Engine Dynamics:clap and they look fantastic. Things have gone very well on the rebuild thanks to all the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By dtchdgr
broken cam tensioner spring

Longtime lurker, but new memeber. Thanks for having me.

My 2002 xr650l, which I bought in november with 14,700 miles on it, ate a broken cam chain tensioner spring saturday. I mean, wth! I've...
Showing results 1 to 32 of 32

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014