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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11,603
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Posted By ZBone
I actually didn't take a single pic. My friend...

I actually didn't take a single pic. My friend needed to get back to Vermont by 3pm the next day so we didn't even stop for lunch, let alone pictures. Apparently he rode another 300 miles that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
Cool and protective is possible but most Klim...

Cool and protective is possible but most Klim pants you'll find will likely not be both. I have the Traverse pant and they are super warm. Most of their pants assume that you will be standing so if...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Did it on the DRZ with a stock seat and no bar...

Did it on the DRZ with a stock seat and no bar risers. Feels like somebody sandblasted my taint.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Just in time for me to get home and take off the...

Just in time for me to get home and take off the wet gear I'd been wearing for the past 12 hours...

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Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 677,139
Posted By ZBone
Metzler Tourance EXPs came stock on my 650GS....

Metzler Tourance EXPs came stock on my 650GS. They were great on the road and manageable off road even on a 430lb beast. Might be worth looking into.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 677,139
Posted By ZBone
+1 on the Heidenaus. Great tire with good wear...

+1 on the Heidenaus. Great tire with good wear characteristics and longevity. Also, I'd like to know how long would last on a 350 so please be my guinea pig. :)

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Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
I really like my TT plate. It is a beast. Looks...

I really like my TT plate. It is a beast. Looks like the HT offers a bit more protection than the TT plate but I can't imagine it being any stronger.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
Steel mesh. Don't have to clean it, doesn't wear,...

Steel mesh. Don't have to clean it, doesn't wear, and doesn't really reflect much light onto the windscreen. Just my personal preference.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
I will happily help you in your quest if I can....

I will happily help you in your quest if I can. Hopefully I'll hear back from the dealer soon and have more information.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
Battery bolts were loose but that doesn't seem to...

Battery bolts were loose but that doesn't seem to be the problem. I should mention that after the ABS and numbers, the dash works normally so a fried dash seems unlikely. It's most likely a problem...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
I wonder where that dude (and Windowlicker) is in...

I wonder where that dude (and Windowlicker) is in the world. The last I'd heard they were separated under rather shitty circumstances. After a CO/UT trip my bikes trip odometer and clock reset every...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
Reading "What's the swamp method?" made me really...

Reading "What's the swamp method?" made me really happy. Still sorting out the weird dash error on my bike. Dealer replaced fuses and "fixed" it only for me to ride 2 hours home and have the same...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27,352
Views: 5,072,918
Posted By ZBone
Yea, I decided to go with the whole "if a job is...

Yea, I decided to go with the whole "if a job is worth doing..." mindset so I ordered a new exhaust gasket and clamp. Should be in next week. Now if I can just figure out what the hell is going on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27,352
Views: 5,072,918
Posted By ZBone
Ok, so I'm trying to mess with the air fuel...

Ok, so I'm trying to mess with the air fuel mixture screw and it appears to be missing...? I can't see very well but unless it's waaay up in there, it's not there. Would/should the bike even be able...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27,352
Views: 5,072,918
Posted By ZBone
Good call. I do feel a small amount of air coming...

Good call. I do feel a small amount of air coming from where the header meets the FMF pipe the previous owner installed. Is there an easy fix to this? Trying to ride tomorrow and really don't feel...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27,352
Views: 5,072,918
Posted By ZBone
Anyone know of a good link/video that explains...

Anyone know of a good link/video that explains adjusting the fuel ratio on these bikes? I'm a carb noob. The bike pops like crazy while decelerating. Would that be too lean of a mixture?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Ha I like your style. Knowing your enemy is key...

Ha I like your style. Knowing your enemy is key to winning the war. Either day works for me, but if we ride Saturday I'll probably shoot for an early start as I have to be back in Bridgeport around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
That sounds good to me, hillbilly. Does one day...

That sounds good to me, hillbilly. Does one day or the other work better for you?

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Anyone interested in riding this weekend? BMW is...

Anyone interested in riding this weekend? BMW is out of commission so it'll be the DRZ and subsequently I'll probably stay in the Clarksburg/Fairmont area. I could be convinced to go a little farther...
Forum: Rallies 06-09-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 145,457
Posted By ZBone
Filled out a camping registration form a few days...

Filled out a camping registration form a few days back but I still haven't heard back. Anyone have any insight on how long it took them to reach out for the rest of your information?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
On the drive home today the missus told me she...

On the drive home today the missus told me she wants to get rid of her DR-Z400S and get a Ducati Scrambler. Anyone interested in a $10,000 DRZ...?:ear

In all seriousness, if any of you are looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
As long as I am around I am definitely in for a...

As long as I am around I am definitely in for a night ride. I'm sure I'll be fine with my stock headlight...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Hey guys, I have a 1982 Honda XL500R I'm looking...

Hey guys, I have a 1982 Honda XL500R I'm looking to part ways with this summer. Haven't started it since last year but it ran last fall. Bought it for $800 and looking to sell it for $500. I'm not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Haha as much as I'd love to get rained on again,...

Haha as much as I'd love to get rained on again, I won't be able to make it this week.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
I had a great time riding with you fellas! Sunday...

I had a great time riding with you fellas! Sunday was arguably the better day to ride... but it was nice to get out and brave the elements. Hopefully we can do it again soon!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
I'm game.

I'm game.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 152,125
Posted By ZBone
Good call on a cheap truck/trailer for the sake...

Good call on a cheap truck/trailer for the sake of my rubber. A trailer would probably pay for itself in extra miles on the tires in a few seasons.

The 650 is a GS so no worries on the tag there....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 152,125
Posted By ZBone
Ok, awesome. That's what I had heard but I wanted...

Ok, awesome. That's what I had heard but I wanted a second data point.

I'll definitely end up plating the bike. I like to ride CO and have family in northern Michigan and being able to connect...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 152,125
Posted By ZBone
Well, I'm glad to hear that because that's pretty...

Well, I'm glad to hear that because that's pretty much what I'm banking on! I hardly traveled to Arkansas when I lived there but I'm excited to ride the 650 out and see what it has to offer!

Was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,600
Views: 152,125
Posted By ZBone
Hey fellas, I'm a Normanite who has been...

Hey fellas,

I'm a Normanite who has been living out of state for the last 6 years. I got into ADV riding but will be moving back this fall and the prospects for proper ADV riding are pretty bleak...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 677,139
Posted By ZBone
Awesome. That's the information I've been looking...

Awesome. That's the information I've been looking for. I've read so many people talk about how bad it could be that I certainly have gotten in my own way. Thanks for sharing your experience with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 677,139
Posted By ZBone
Hey ladies and gents, I've been lurking...

Hey ladies and gents,

I've been lurking through this thread and tossing around the idea of picking up a 350 EXC some time after the summer. My biggest concern is the maintenance it may or may not...
Forum: Rallies 04-04-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 145,457
Posted By ZBone
And we have a winner.

And we have a winner.
Forum: Rallies 04-04-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 145,457
Posted By ZBone
Haha I appreciate it. Time to buy an Enduro and...

Haha I appreciate it. Time to buy an Enduro and dip my toes into cross country races. Plus, I'll be 8 hours from CO which I am excited for. I can't decide on whether to ride the DRZ or the 650...
Forum: Rallies 04-04-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 145,457
Posted By ZBone
Ha I'm in WV. This will be my last year here...

Ha I'm in WV. This will be my last year here though. I'm moving to Oklahoma in the fall. What bike are you taking down?
Forum: Rallies 04-02-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 145,457
Posted By ZBone
I'm in for camping. I missed BYOB last year but I...

I'm in for camping. I missed BYOB last year but I hope to see some of the lovely FFs I met in 2013. :beer
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
I know... After Colorado/Utah I took a trip to...

I know... After Colorado/Utah I took a trip to Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine with my lady and since then I haven't even looked at my bike.

The trip out west was good. The guy on the KTM 1190 smashed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11,603
Views: 697,991
Posted By ZBone
Is this one of you FFs? ...

Is this one of you FFs?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/16/979c8c4dcdef106d42d3b98e437ba34b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
I've had no starting issues whatsoever other than...

I've had no starting issues whatsoever other than this screen flashing. It's been doing it for weeks now so I don't think it would be a dead battery.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9,264
Views: 1,321,517
Posted By ZBone
Alright, I finally got a chance to get a picture...

Alright, I finally got a chance to get a picture of the error message I'm getting. When I turn the bike on it flashes ABS and then this pops up:...
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