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Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
What a difference

Picked up my DR this morning after having the dealership lower the seat height. The results far exceeded my expectations. Now I can actually get both feet flat on the ground! I can sit back on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
Seat height

Finally having the dealership lower the seat height on my DR (should've had it done when I bought it). They're going to cut and weld the kickstand instead of ordering the shorter one. Being...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,364
Posted By maxplay
My '07 DR650 is the bike I chose for getting back...

My '07 DR650 is the bike I chose for getting back into riding after a 15-year hiatus. I put a lot of thought into my choice because it would probably be my only bike--maybe for the rest of my riding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2008, 11:15 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
What I'd like to know is how do you like the MRA...

What I'd like to know is how do you like the MRA Speed Screen on your DR? Or is that the Vario Touring?
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
'09 DR650's

Suzuki already has the '09 DR650 on their website. Better make more of them this year because it sounds like they're a big seller. (Also noticed, besides the new all-white and all-black color...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,293
Posted By maxplay
'07 Dr650

The only thing I would have done different is went ahead and had the dealership lower the seat height. I love my DR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 58,674
Posted By maxplay
If Yamaha had brought this bike out a year...

If Yamaha had brought this bike out a year earlier I probably would have bought one instead of my DR650 and been perfectly happy.

Not to say I'm unhappy with my DR--I'm very happy with my DR--but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,860
Posted By maxplay
Still bone stock and flirting with 50 mpg (almost...

Still bone stock and flirting with 50 mpg (almost all city riding, very little highway).
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2008, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 882,141
Posted By maxplay
That is simply beautiful!

That is simply beautiful!
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2008, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By maxplay
5' 7" and I'm probably going to have it lowered...

5' 7" and I'm probably going to have it lowered at the dealership (mainly to feel more comfortable in stop-and-go traffic).
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 520
Posted By maxplay
Acerbis Uniko

Thinking about putting some Acerbis Uniko handguards on my DR650--took the OEM's off because the one on the left would push back into the clutch lever at highway speeds. Does anyone have any...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By maxplay
My personal favorite is the Root Deluxe in their...

My personal favorite is the Root Deluxe in their Natural line. I've yet to try a cigar from Drew Estate I haven't liked.
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By maxplay
Cigar run

Changed shifts and days off for a few weeks. Consequently, I found myself with the house to myself today. Left to my own designs, I decided ride to the smoke shop for a cigar.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,788
Posted By maxplay
http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/c...

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/cigar%20run/graffiti.jpg

Went out for a ride around town today and thought this would make a nice backdrop...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,155
Posted By maxplay
Since I could only afford to have 1 bike I went...

Since I could only afford to have 1 bike I went with the DR650, but if I could have 2 they would be a small dual-sport (either the XT250 or CRF230L) and a middleweight street bike (an SV650 or a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,876
Posted By maxplay
I used to love riding 2-up with my wife--on my...

I used to love riding 2-up with my wife--on my old 550 Maxim and 1200 Sportster--but wouldn't dream of taking her any further than around the block on my DR650. Those passenger pegs are for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,058
Posted By maxplay
'77 Honda XL100

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/xl100.jpg

Mine looked just like this. One of these days I'm going to have to scan some of my old photos...

I was 18 in 1979 and bought it...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By maxplay
Clutch lever rubber boot

I've removed the handguards from my DR650. Does anyone know where to get a universal rubber boot/dust cover to fit over the clutch lever?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,682
Posted By maxplay
A DR-Z250S with the 200's lower seat height...and...

A DR-Z250S with the 200's lower seat height...and a DR-Z250SL for riders that aren't vertically-challenged.

All these new 250's are a good indication that a larger demand for dual-sports in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,643
Posted By maxplay
Chase Harper Barrel bag

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/modifications/P7130003.jpg
Being a cheap bastard, I don't use a tank bag. I strap a Chase Harper barrel bag to the handlebars instead. I also use a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
Clutch lever bolt

I posted over in The Garage, but thought I might have more luck in this thread. I removed the stock brush guards off my '07 DR650 and managed to snap off the bolt that holds the clutch lever...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By maxplay
That's what I plan on doing (I may want to put...

That's what I plan on doing (I may want to put the brush guards back on sometime), but with the guards removed the bolt sticks out the bottom about half-an-inch. Just thought there might be one off...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2007, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By maxplay
DR650 clutch lever bolt

Once again I've proven to myself there's nothing I can't break with tools. I was taking the stock brush guards off my '07 DR650 and managed to snap the bolt on the clutch lever side. There's just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,530
Posted By maxplay
Still runnin' stock

Even with a lot of stop-and-go city commuting I'm getting 130+ miles before the OEM tank hits reserve. Don't know if I'm ever going to need more range than the stocker...but I hope I will!
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By maxplay
Had to ride mine home in the rain too (we've been...

Had to ride mine home in the rain too (we've been getting a lot of rain this year). I also thought the DR just looked better than the KLR.
...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By maxplay
Don't know. I also don't know why you're asking...

Don't know. I also don't know why you're asking about the Wee-Strom in Thumpers. You probably want to have this thread moved.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,592
Posted By maxplay
Another stock engine and exhaust runner. I...

Another stock engine and exhaust runner. I always seem to get 53 mpg with my easy going pace.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,203
Posted By maxplay
I'm 5' 7" and 150+ (about 35 plus) lbs. I debated...

I'm 5' 7" and 150+ (about 35 plus) lbs. I debated having my DR650 lowered when I bought it, but decided to wait. I can get the balls of both my feet on the ground--if I scoot my other balls as far...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,788
Posted By maxplay
Me likey the old school thumpers! :clap

Me likey the old school thumpers! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2007, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,012
Posted By maxplay
Exactly--the best of both worlds! ...

Exactly--the best of both worlds!

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/whole%20lotta%20water/P5150001.jpg

Utility (infinitely adaptable), simplicity, and performance. Now if I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
Multisurface Motorcycling license plate bracket

Has anyone picked up one of these license plate brackets from http://www.multisurfacemotorcycling.com/? I don't think they put a very good picture of it on their website.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
For me it deflects the wind right at my chin at...

For me it deflects the wind right at my chin at highway speeds. I'm just old school, Zapp--I like round headlights!
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
Make the skid plate and luggage rack...

Make the skid plate and luggage rack standard...and ditch the number plate for a plain, round headlight! I suppose one of these days the EPA is going to force fuel-injection on it...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,014
Posted By maxplay
Round headlight conversion

Sometime in the future I would like to remove the front number plate plastic and stock headlight assembly on my DR650 and replace it with a round headlight (perhaps one off a 250 Nighthawk). I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By maxplay
This website and The DR650 Thread in particular...

This website and The DR650 Thread in particular helped me make up my mind!
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,929
Posted By maxplay
Dr650

Being short of inseam (29") I chose the DR650 to get back into riding. While I hope this isn't my last motorcycle, the fact that it could be was in the back of my mind while I was making my decision....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,504
Views: 3,459,196
Posted By maxplay
The SR500 is IMHO the best looking bike Yamaha...

The SR500 is IMHO the best looking bike Yamaha ever made!
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 102,465
Views: 20,080,879
Posted By maxplay
Success!

http://i99.photobucket.com/albums/l299/KiLRoy650/modifications/P5280001.jpg
Cheap and simple...my kind of fix!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,750
Posted By maxplay
I loved the old 70's bikes...:rilla

I loved the old 70's bikes...:rilla
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By maxplay
Handguards for DR650

What kind of aftermarket handguards do you have on your DR650? I'm particularly interested in ease of installation. Pictures if you've got 'em, please!
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