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Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
I was kind of in a fog yesterday and didn't get a...

I was kind of in a fog yesterday and didn't get a good feel of what happened to the girl that fell in the road. Was her bike OK? They were a nice couple from Atlanta that just happened up on our...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
[ The only thing we hadn't had apart during our...

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The only thing we hadn't had apart during our exploration of the carbs was the main jet/accelerator pump assembly, because Trout is an aficionado, a thorough, careful man. There's no way he...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
That's awesome! I guess you are the new resident...

That's awesome! I guess you are the new resident Guzzi carb expert,:lol3 Inquiring minds need to know what the cure was. Sorry I had to abandon you.

TR
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
[QUOTE=F_Sahms;25311347]I stopped by for a bit...

[QUOTE=F_Sahms;25311347]I stopped by for a bit yesterday but the place was pretty sparsely populated. Trout and I had a tonti party:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
I'm heading out in a couple of hours. I haven't...

I'm heading out in a couple of hours. I haven't kept up with the thread. If there are meals that need to be reserved just sign me up for all of them. If there are t-shirts sign me up for 2-XLs. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
Well, Todd came by last night and we worked on...

Well, Todd came by last night and we worked on the Guzzi brakes late. Turns out that I forgot that you have to shim the caliper mounts to line them up on the discs. Doh!:huh I took a 20 minute...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
Yeah, it should be a good un. It has sat for the...

Yeah, it should be a good un. It has sat for the last few years but at least my brother filled the tank and added stabil and rode it 20 miles before parking it. I rode it many years ago when it...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,264
Posted By Troutrider
Woohoo! Should have the new project in good...

Woohoo! Should have the new project in good running order by then.:clap

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-16-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Sorry about that. You got more miles out of that...

Sorry about that. You got more miles out of that little motor than most people would. Let the new adventure begin! Good luck with your search.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
You need to make...oops, I mean "Let" your...

You need to make...oops, I mean "Let" your boyfriend work on it in his spare time.

:hide
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Don't let her fool ya. Last time the motor...

Don't let her fool ya. Last time the motor seized and nearly blew the gas tank off and ejected her into the next county I think she was out of gas. It rebuilt itself the next time she tried to ride...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Glad everybody got out. Payle Rider and I did a...

Glad everybody got out. Payle Rider and I did a loop through Spring Creek, Towee Creek, Trail 82, and back. Had a great time. Ran into Chromesux and his neighbor on the trail. Took lots pf pics. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
I have been stuck at home after leaving my car at...

I have been stuck at home after leaving my car at my Moms house and hiking home yesterday. First time in over 20 years. I did talk to the new owner of my Trail 90 this morning. He is going to sell...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Dang, I just talked to Payle Rider and we had...

Dang, I just talked to Payle Rider and we had decided on the 2 o'clock meetup. Might see yall on the trail. Blue DR and XR650L.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
There's a chance I might be there at 10:00. ...

There's a chance I might be there at 10:00. White ford truck with blue DR. Been a while since I've been through Chatsworth. Is the Hardees North of 52 on 411? I'm thinking it's almost on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Glad you guys had a good ride. We did get in a...

Glad you guys had a good ride. We did get in a clean fast run up and down Suck Creek. Frosty treats outside at the Brewhaus was a nice break. Payle showed me some super twisty roads I'd never seen...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Prentice Cooper

Great place if you are on horseback or on foot. The entire Forest is closed for the Winter for everyone else. We rode all the way to the back gate. Every single road is closed. Unless you are the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
It took me a couple of years to figure out the...

It took me a couple of years to figure out the route to Ocoee from East brainerd. The good thing is I now have about 6 different variations of it. Man, there is a bunch of roads in southern Bradley...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
I cut a piece of plastic a little bigger than the...

I cut a piece of plastic a little bigger than the hole I had cut and duct taped it on. I will be going back and JB Welding the old piece back on. Will probably open the snorkel hole just a bit. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
"Lighting the tire off" would be quite the...

"Lighting the tire off" would be quite the exaggeration:rofl. I am running Michelin knobbies and it was cold. "Stepped it out and left some knobby marks" would be a better description.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
Yes, that would be the one.

Yes, that would be the one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
I bought the gasket kit for a KTM 640 as it had...

I bought the gasket kit for a KTM 640 as it had the missing o-ring and also had a new diaphragm. I went back to stock with a few tweaks: Removed snorkel, added one washer to the needle, drilled an...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Troutrider
Mikuni BST40 Question

The KTM model has an o-ring under the slide support. I can't find a fiche for the DR650 that even shows the slide support much less the O-ring under it if there is one. I did notice quite a few...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
Missing O-ring?

As I was looking through here

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347184

I noticed that I don't have an o-ring under the slide support in the carb body recess. This is a fine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
I'm right with you on all that. I Never messed...

I'm right with you on all that. I Never messed with 3 KLR's and a 650L. This one just hasn't been right since I got it. I have stopped and am going to think about things. It will be easy enough...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By Troutrider
DR 650 Issues

So I bought a creampuff '03 DR with 2k miles. It had a pretty bad flat spot off closed throttle so I bought the Procycle jet kit and did the airbox mod along with a K&N filter. It now misses pretty...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Where? When? Herd the cats. Call the place and...

Where? When? Herd the cats. Call the place and time and see who shows up. That's the only way.:D

Troutrider
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,937
Posted By Troutrider
Most everyone has a SAE connector harness for the...

Most everyone has a SAE connector harness for the Battery Tender. I bought a cigar plug outlet years ago and spliced the wire to a SAE plug end maiking a foot long cord. I have used it on most all...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,475
Posted By Troutrider
:lurk IN!

:lurk IN!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Ah yes. I've seen the place. Great night for a...

Ah yes. I've seen the place. Great night for a beer under the clouds.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Got the mighty DR on the lift rejetting. Where...

Got the mighty DR on the lift rejetting. Where is this joint? I've heard of it.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Enjoyed visiting with you guys. Perfect weekend....

Enjoyed visiting with you guys. Perfect weekend. Today was one of the best Fall rides I've ever had. No traffic anywhere (except the Ocoee Gorge) and great colors everywhere. Some fantastic roads...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Who's the girl leaving the bikes at home and...

Who's the girl leaving the bikes at home and driving her truck???:lol3 We'll be camped in the high country but will stop in if we see ya.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Might see you guys tomorrow night. Also might...

Might see you guys tomorrow night. Also might come by and throw gravels at you Saturday morning.:lol3 I'll be in the area on Saturday with Boojum. We'll try to stop by and say hi.

Troutrider
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 28,264
Posted By Troutrider
I too had a great time. Thanks to all who helped...

I too had a great time. Thanks to all who helped me have a memorable birthday. Great food, scotch, trails to ride, company, questionable home brew that saved me from a hangover (thanks to Right...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 28,264
Posted By Troutrider
I haven't looked at this in a while. I'll see...

I haven't looked at this in a while. I'll see ya'll Friday night or Saturday. In honor of the Minner, "Leaf our wemen alone!". Mike, please invite me to have a sip of tasty scotch before I've had...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Troutrider
So I'm guessing from that it is north of the...

So I'm guessing from that it is north of the Buzzards Roost on Little Snowbird Creek? If so Wow! That's a beautiful area. not an easy way into there either.

Troutrider
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Troutrider
Durhamtown Plantation Snowbird?

4000k acres of ORV Park surrounded by Nantahala National Forest:eek1? Interesting thought. I guess I'm more than a little curious what kind of opinions there are from locals as well as abroad. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 62,604
Posted By Troutrider
Great time of the year for the Rockies. Yall...

Great time of the year for the Rockies. Yall have fun. Just not happening for me this year. Good thing for me is that next year I get to decide whether to haul the DR out there or take my new Wee...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 264,398
Posted By Troutrider
I like the triangle Motel. Around $60 a night. ...

I like the triangle Motel. Around $60 a night. Clean, walking distance to everything, and same price for a room with a separate bedroom. Handy for us old farts who snore.
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