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Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
I might. I'm out of town 'til this weekend but...

I might. I'm out of town 'til this weekend but I'll check when I get back. I think I might still have mine in a drawer somewhere.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9,396
Views: 1,562,017
Posted By SloMo228
I really like this one lately: ...

I really like this one lately:

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/photogallerys/15-yamaha-fj09-2.jpg

Gonna try to get a demo ride on one come spring.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 2,150,082
Posted By SloMo228
I messed up my knee pretty good once by sticking...

I messed up my knee pretty good once by sticking my foot out while playing in the snow on a motorcycle. I wish I'd kept my feet on the pegs for that particular fall! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
+1. I have been assembling parts to add a...

+1. I have been assembling parts to add a kickstarter to my SE, and the kick lever I picked up had the same issue. Even after taking it apart and cleaning/greasing it, it still wouldn't hold,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,544
Posted By SloMo228
As someone who doesn't consider himself...

As someone who doesn't consider himself "hardcore" at all, I'd say the line would have to be somewhere above 10K per year, as that's about what I usually log on two wheels (unless I'm lucky enough to...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 334,669
Posted By SloMo228
Don't get me wrong - I like the CX series, and I...

Don't get me wrong - I like the CX series, and I don't even hate the overall style of this build. But I have no idea where they pulled that price from!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,287
Posted By SloMo228
I was never in the military, but when I used to...

I was never in the military, but when I used to smoke and wasn't able to dispose of the butt right away, this is what I'd do as well. I don't feel too bad about scattering tobacco on the ground, but...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
There's a solid-looking stock exhaust on eBay...

There's a solid-looking stock exhaust on eBay right now, in case anyone's looking: DR350 exhaust...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,319
Posted By SloMo228
:lol3 Yep!

:lol3 Yep!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,319
Posted By SloMo228
I'm in favor of it. I have a hard time imagining...

I'm in favor of it. I have a hard time imagining that this actually increases risk for police officers in general, and I really hate speed traps, so anything that helps put pressure on law...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,319
Posted By SloMo228
Thanks for the comments! It's been a bit of a...

Thanks for the comments! It's been a bit of a love-hate relationship thanks to a good deal of "deferred maintenance" over the years, but I'm trying not to half-ass the repairs, so everything that is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
I definitely agree. I'd never notice a...

I definitely agree. I'd never notice a difference of 5 pounds either. When I go on longer rides, I take a tailbag with probably 7 or 8 pounds of tools and spares in it, and that's even higher than...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,319
Posted By SloMo228
Here's the only decent one I have. I bought it...

Here's the only decent one I have. I bought it last May and have been repairing/refurbishing/replacing as much as I can. It's a blast to drive and it's lasted almost 30 years, so I figure with a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
3. Lighter weight than the stocker, though it's...

3. Lighter weight than the stocker, though it's probably only a difference of less than 5 pounds. Still, if you're on a mission to drop as much weight as possible, it's probably one of the bigger...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,319
Posted By SloMo228
Replaced the 29-year-old radiator hoses on my...

Replaced the 29-year-old radiator hoses on my 944S and epoxied the corner of the airbox back together after I knocked it off the workbench... :shog

Letting the epoxy "set" as best it can in this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
Anyone get out for a ride today? I was hoping...

Anyone get out for a ride today? I was hoping I'd be able to get out for at least an hour or so, but you'd be surprised how much of a pain in the ass it is to bleed a clutch on a 944. I just now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,799
Posted By SloMo228
If you don't like wrenching, spend more money on...

If you don't like wrenching, spend more money on the bike. It doesn't guarantee you less maintenance and fewer problems, but it does tend to skew the odds in your favor. So one or two newer, more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,435
Posted By SloMo228
My '78 ended up eating 2 stators total. After...

My '78 ended up eating 2 stators total. After the second one died, I replaced the factory R/R with a MOSFET R/R off of a newer Honda, and that seemed to take care of the problem.

I've had a few...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 400,319
Posted By SloMo228
I had a very productive day of freezing my ass...

I had a very productive day of freezing my ass off and cursing loudly.

I also happened to replace all the pads and rotors, rebuild the clutch slave cylinder, replace the clutch line, and clean...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,435
Posted By SloMo228
My first longer motorcycle trip was a tour of the...

My first longer motorcycle trip was a tour of the UP with my Dad on our '76 and '78 GL1000s. They both broke down. His was a melted stator connector that we cut out and hardwired in the parking lot...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
Fork rebuilds aren't too hard. If you have a bit...

Fork rebuilds aren't too hard. If you have a bit of experience doing maintenance and repairs yourself, you should be fine. The factory manual is available online, although it's not always the most...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 125,000
Posted By SloMo228
I don't know how different the 1200 is, but a...

I don't know how different the 1200 is, but a fork brace, progressive fork springs, and taller rear shocks did wonders for the handling on my GL1000. Before it was kind of a wallowy pig that had to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 125,000
Posted By SloMo228
+1. If I had all of this done before a trip on...

+1. If I had all of this done before a trip on an older GL, I'd be pretty confident about it getting me there and back without trouble. The timing belts are critical and not terribly difficult to...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,093
Posted By SloMo228
When I went cross-country last year, this was one...

When I went cross-country last year, this was one of my favorite parts of the ride. This area of Idaho is pretty spectacular, you can't really go wrong following the little squiggly lines on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
Going back to the swingarm swap topic, I remember...

Going back to the swingarm swap topic, I remember looking into it a while back and finding that the early steel DR650 swingarm is very close to the dimensions of the 350 swingarm. IIRC, it was the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
Unless it's been swapped out at some point in the...

Unless it's been swapped out at some point in the past, your 96 should have a direct drive (also called a "non-cush") rear wheel. If the sprocket bolts directly to the hub and not to a carrier, then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
I made a parts run on my DR on Friday and ended...

I made a parts run on my DR on Friday and ended up taking the long way there and back. :D

I could have sworn I had bought a new fuel filter for my car months ago, though... :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
It would have been a nice day to ride to work...

It would have been a nice day to ride to work today... except I've already started tearing down my bike for winter upgrades. :cry
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 892,382
Posted By SloMo228
Speaking of the "just missed it" bikes, there was...

Speaking of the "just missed it" bikes, there was a '00 CBR1100XX with 17K on it on my local CL for $1250 a couple of days ago... Spent a day trying to convince myself I didn't need it, and then...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 807
Posted By SloMo228
I don't have any personal experience with the...

I don't have any personal experience with the 640, but if I could pick one up for that price, I'd be all over it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
The sensor is located inside the box, so it tends...

The sensor is located inside the box, so it tends to read about 10-20 degrees warmer than the actual air temperature due to the heat generated by the electronics. It's a pretty common complaint with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
Can't help you on the Voyager, but I've been...

Can't help you on the Voyager, but I've been pretty pleased with my Vapor, except for the ambient air temperature sensor, which is apparently included for entertainment purposes only.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,038
Posted By SloMo228
I work at a pretty large place, big enough to...

I work at a pretty large place, big enough to have its own "campus" complete with streets and stop signs. It's less than a mile from where I park to the gate out to the "real world," but every...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,803
Views: 959,179
Posted By SloMo228
I wouldn't mind having a wheelie training rig...

I wouldn't mind having a wheelie training rig like that! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
Oops, my bad for assuming he wasn't from the US.

Oops, my bad for assuming he wasn't from the US.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36,133
Views: 9,412,294
Posted By SloMo228
Looks like she's just wearing a fanny pack...

Looks like she's just wearing a fanny pack instead of pants... And is that a cordless home phone clipped to her waist?
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30,370
Views: 3,776,807
Posted By SloMo228
Unfortunately, I think you've already got the...

Unfortunately, I think you've already got the best 43mm forks you can get, at least from Suzuki.

Other Suzuki forks that will slide into the stock DR350 clamps (such as the DR650's forks) are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,306
Posted By SloMo228
Hell, I'd be ecstatic if most Americans even...

Hell, I'd be ecstatic if most Americans even understood the concept of 1 to 1 merging. :lol3

In all seriousness, though - if there were a way for the feds to ram through a uniform, nationwide...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 36,133
Views: 9,412,294
Posted By SloMo228
Isn't that why they call 'em crash bars?

Isn't that why they call 'em crash bars?
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