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Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,843
Posted By neo1piv014
I think this really comes down to what you think...

I think this really comes down to what you think it means to be able to "do a trail" on a bike. For example, I have a DR650, which is an excellent commuter machine and light dual sport work, but is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,577
Posted By neo1piv014
That center strip looks like it'd hold up nicely...

That center strip looks like it'd hold up nicely on the highway. Might give that a shot after I wear down this set. As something of a follow-up update here, since I posted ln this thread, I've gone...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-31-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8,079
Views: 7,598,949
Posted By neo1piv014
I'd swear you found yourself a motorcycle model....

I'd swear you found yourself a motorcycle model. Nicely done! :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 150,704
Posted By neo1piv014
I don't think I've ever looked that happy in my...

I don't think I've ever looked that happy in my entire life.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I do have the 16 tooth front sprocke and the...

I do have the 16 tooth front sprocke and the stock sized rear sprocket. It helped a good amount with highway buzz and fuel economy, which is good for what my bike does 90% of the time. Since I got a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I'm in the same boat. My DR650 is an amazing...

I'm in the same boat. My DR650 is an amazing bike, and when it's in one of its many elements, I can't imagine riding something else. That said, when I'm burning through my 40th straight line mile on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 150,704
Posted By neo1piv014
That is one crazy, happy dog right there. My...

That is one crazy, happy dog right there. My girl is too big and too old (13) at this point to do something like that, but when she was a pup, she would have been eager just like that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Because I had to get my bike up and running that...

Because I had to get my bike up and running that day (it's my daily driver) and the dealership wasn't open, I wound up finding some hose clamps at the auto parts store that fit perfectly. As long as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,186
Posted By neo1piv014
I was out there with another dirt biker a couple...

I was out there with another dirt biker a couple weekends ago. I rode in, but he trailered in his two-stroke and parked in a fairly well-populated parking area. Nobody approached us to let us know...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,807
Posted By neo1piv014
Very nice! Thanks a ton.

Very nice! Thanks a ton.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,807
Posted By neo1piv014
I like how straight forward that is. The biggest...

I like how straight forward that is. The biggest thing I want from a quick release is not having to unpack my box to take it off the bike. A couple of long L brackets is a smart way to go, and...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,807
Posted By neo1piv014
Funny thought, but I remember that a company I...

Funny thought, but I remember that a company I used to work for had these extremely thin wall mounts for their conference room TVs. They were a massive pain in the ass to line up right when you were...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,549
Posted By neo1piv014
Considering that you're not exactly going to be...

Considering that you're not exactly going to be roughing it out in the middle of nowhere, I'd just go get a tent at Walmart. I have one that I bought about 4 years ago for less than $50, and it's...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By neo1piv014
My buddy did the exact same thing on his KLR. He...

My buddy did the exact same thing on his KLR. He used one of those agricultural equipment manual holders with the screw on lid, and he stashed his tire repair kit and other peripherals in there. The...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,293
Posted By neo1piv014
If you're looking for the rain suit to pack up...

If you're looking for the rain suit to pack up light and small, I'd check the camping supply section at Walmart. Before I got waterproof riding pants, I just picked up a pair of Coleman overpants for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
That's bordering on criminal, isn't it? Makes me...

That's bordering on criminal, isn't it? Makes me wonder what chain and sprockets they'd put on a bike since they were still offering to do it for me (for a tidy sum of several hundred dollars).
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I could see the "space" argument being valid for...

I could see the "space" argument being valid for things like side panels and fuel tanks, but sprockets just don't take up much space. I'm not asking them to stock multiple sizes or anything crazy,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Honestly, if they're going to sell a bike brand...

Honestly, if they're going to sell a bike brand new on the showroom floor, they should be required to carry some basic maintenance parts for it. By way of example, I went to the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 250,937
Posted By neo1piv014
For as cheap as tire irons are, there's no good...

For as cheap as tire irons are, there's no good reason not to pick a couple up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,561
Posted By neo1piv014
I might be giving them my business in the near...

I might be giving them my business in the near future for $20 per wheel. Having changed a tire myself last week, pinching the tube alone almost made up that $20 I saved, and I would have gladly paid...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 65,588
Posted By neo1piv014
IT Guy Looking for Work in Albuquerque

I'm an IT guy living in Albuquerque, NM, and I figured I'd put my name out there now that my certs are a little beefed up. The certs/qualifications I currently possess are:
- Active DoD Secret...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 250,937
Posted By neo1piv014
Hey, Ned. If you're ever in the NM area, you've...

Hey, Ned. If you're ever in the NM area, you've got a beer owed to you in Albuquerque. After pinching a couple of tubes, reading your post got it taken care of in ten minutes flat.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Superbrightleds.com is where I got my replacement...

Superbrightleds.com is where I got my replacement bulbs for my dash. They sell some regular ones for fairly cheap, or for a little bit more, you can get the high output ones. I've used those on cars...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I use some axle stands that I bought from Harbor...

I use some axle stands that I bought from Harbor Freight for $20. Put the bike on the kick stand, stand on the side with the kickstand, pull it towards you, and slide one jack stand under the right...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I never hit better than 46-48 with the BST carb,...

I never hit better than 46-48 with the BST carb, so 45 with the TM40 isn't really going to be much of a hit. I could see the throttle getting tiring on longer trips, but I think it feels like you're...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 75,774
Posted By neo1piv014
This was definitely one of my favorite build...

This was definitely one of my favorite build threads I've read on here. I love the way you have your DR setup with the VStrom seat and the supermoto kit, and the big bore kit makes it that much...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
So I got the chain, sprockets, and TM40 carb...

So I got the chain, sprockets, and TM40 carb installed over the last few days. I decided to go +1 on the front tooth since I do a lot of highway miles on this bike. My initial impressions are that...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
The first time I ever saw "bar muffs" like those,...

The first time I ever saw "bar muffs" like those, I thought they were the dumbest thing I'd ever laid eyes on. However, after they quite literally saved my hands from frostbite when my buddy loaned...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 75,774
Posted By neo1piv014
The bigger problem is likely to be that the...

The bigger problem is likely to be that the shavings are aluminum instead of steel. If I remember correctly, those magnets aren't going to grab non-ferrous metals. I could also be talking out my...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By neo1piv014
SMH5 and Android support

I recently got a Sena SMH5 bluetooth unit, and I've got a question about it. Is there any way to change what app it triggers on the phone when you press the "phone" button? Currently, that button...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Good to know. So it's still flat side out if...

Good to know. So it's still flat side out if you're running the clip on it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
It looks exactly like the picture you got there....

It looks exactly like the picture you got there. I just figured that was a part for different bikes or something. If it'll hold everything in place until my next PC gets here this week, then I'll go...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Time out...this sprocket did come with a black...

Time out...this sprocket did come with a black clip looking thing. Where does it go, is there any particular way I need to put it on, and who wants to come out here and smack me for being an idiot? ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
I really do need to invest. Sears is going to be...

I really do need to invest. Sears is going to be my next stop before the next project starts.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Maintenance Adventures

So I got my order in from Procycle to do a bunch of maintenance on my bike now that it's pretty much my only form of transport. I got their tune up kit, drive train kit, and TM40 carb. The drive...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 75,774
Posted By neo1piv014
It's not about it being someone else's fault....

It's not about it being someone else's fault. Sure, this is some pretty intense work inside the engine, so there should definitely be some reading up that needs to be done before attempting this kind...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Yeah, I'm going to have to pick some up too. My...

Yeah, I'm going to have to pick some up too. My poor ol bike is getting up in miles and years. Any preventative maintenance I can do to keep it running great is going to be on my list.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 75,774
Posted By neo1piv014
Can't wait to see how she runs. Seeing the whole...

Can't wait to see how she runs. Seeing the whole process from step 1 like this actually makes everything look fairly accessible. When you talk about doing it all in one solid day's work, that's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
Simple Green is what I used to clean my K&N. It...

Simple Green is what I used to clean my K&N. It worked better than the actual cleaner they sell. As for oiling it, I went with a fairly light spray.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 102,172
Views: 19,973,828
Posted By neo1piv014
It must depend in the particular KLR you're...

It must depend in the particular KLR you're comparing. The one I've ridden was a 2008. People always knocked those for being too street oriented, but in all the times my buddy and I went to the mesa...
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