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Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 176,546
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
thanks for the advice

appreciate the recommendation Piney, i'll give it a shot or better yet ask my local dealer to bust out the dremmel and do it for me.
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 176,546
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
strange concern

Had my SMR about 4 months and 4k miles, it's my daily commuter and love the bike. My one strange complaint is getting the mother luvin' gas cap off. This operation can take anywhere from 3 seconds...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Same experience with more goodies than I care to...

Same experience with more goodies than I care to admit. Kurt has talked me through more installations than I care to admit. I called Kurt a couple of weeks ago to get torque specs on my Super...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,000
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Not sure about the Coyote for the SE

Rode 500 miles in Baja with the Coyote on my EXC and IMHO it was superior to my buddies with the Wolfmans. Rode a 1,000 miles in Baja with the Coyote on SE and i wasn't loving it. The SE is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,684
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Regional Delta Bravos

I commute everyday in LA via some form of KTM splitting lanes the entire 25 mile ride and the distracted tools come in all shapes and sizes. There are tremendous amount of luxo sleds in L.A. as they...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,887
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
decisions, decisions

i run the FMF ti cans on my ADV, lots of crashes with no damage, approximately 20k miles and a pleasant exhaust note plus you don't break the bank. I had the carbon FMF's on my Super Duke and they...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,162
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
shimmy shimmy shake

had the same wobbles with the bike loaded for an excursion. made camp, unloaded the bike and couldn't reproduce the wobble. next day with the bike loaded again wobble comes back...easy deduction. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,281
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
KTM bag works for me

I have the KTM tank bag and it's just about right for the ADV. I haven't had any paint/rubbing issues in 20K miles and it's capacity is pretty generous without looking like a backpack strapped to...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
i think it's a good deal

For that price you are in good shape, there may be a better deal somewhere in BFE but i think your deal is solid. Those bikes are somewhat difficult to find, i had to drive a 100 miles (long ways...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
just rolled one of the showroom floor

I'm certain that i'm late on responding but just bought a brand new one and if there was ever a bike that needed an aftermarket seat it's this one. If you still need a volounteer i would be happy to...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-02-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
lights go under the mount

with the stock tank on my SE the lights were mounted on top of the mount with no clearance problems. When i put the Safari tank on i had to hang the lights below the mount because of clearance...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-01-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
ditch the anchors

I have Remus cans on my SE and FMF on my ADV, the stock cans were fine riding home from the dealer but there had to be a change. The stock flame throwers are lava and have the density of a black...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,308
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Soft on the SE hard on the ADV

I have had good luck with Giant Loop on the SE. Just got back from Baja, 1,000 miles and wet weather and all was good. Love the hard bags on the ADV.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,339
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
give Kurt a shout

I would call Kurt and he can provide some helpful advice. He walked me through the installation on my SE and has always been helpful with any installation questions regarding his products.
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,874
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
my SE will requrie therapy when i get her back

So i've been in Saudi/UAE for the last 6 months but got the call from a friend (Kurt) that he found an unmolested '08 SE in Idaho with 2,500 miles on it. I never even spoke to the PO, just sent him...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-10-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
i'm due a knew bike?

with the additional parts/pices/HP this/armor that/ farkle, farkle, farkle.....on my current 4 bikes i could saved on parts i could have another brand new Katoom in the garage.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,342
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Love the Coyote

I've had the GL on my 530 for several Baja trips and it has held up well even with several get-offs. It will rub the plastic a bit but as often as i crash my bike it is no beauty queen. Most of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-06-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 34,267
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Cool post, thanks Kurt

So now that Martha is the resident Rekluse installation expert can you haver her put one in the SE for me?:D
Forum: Orange Crush 02-03-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,996
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
I'm in!

The real question is whether to take the SE or the ADV? I'm sure there are some sick routes to put together for the ride up and back.
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,238
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
BDCW's New Pegs

I have the pimped out orange CJ extensions on my ADV, quite nice for my size 13's and more control. Fastways on my 530, nice platform but i don't need the leverage like i do on the big bikes but...i...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
15k miles and going strong

I've been tempted to buy a new one but i really have no reason. This bag has held up pretty well and doesn't move around even in the gnarlier stuff. it has the right amount of room for a good sized...
Forum: Vendors 12-14-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,820
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
i have a Super Enduro 950 that needs to come from...

i have a Super Enduro 950 that needs to come from Boise to L.A. and it's too cold to ride it right now. Anything in the near future along this route?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,578
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
my wishes

i begged for a limited production of the SE or a new version with 800 cc twin and a couple of pounds lighter but the same concept.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
perfect commuter

SMT would be a blast to commute on especially in CA since we like to split the cages here. i commute on my Superduke and it allows me to arrive at my work with a smile on my face after i'm done...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-21-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
The Dude Abides

My experience is the same as Mr. Lebowski, with a 100lbs of crap (panniers, dry bags, tents, firearms etc.) strapped to the back of my bike i receive headshake and i need to hold the bars with both...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-31-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
choices, choices

feelin' your pain and boy do i love it.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,843
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
+1 on Trail Tricks

I had Javi, raise mine to S specs, great job...dude definitely knows how to set up the big bikes.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-25-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Kriega US-10

I have the BDCW rear rack and the Kriega US-10 fits like it was made for it. Been in several storms and lots of mud and items stay dry. BDCW sells them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31,545
Views: 2,976,941
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Nice Ride at Rowher

Gents,
it was a pleasure riding with you FF's yesterday although my partner (dude on the Husky TE 310) and i cut it short before we hit the deep snow. I've developed an aversion to snow since the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31,545
Views: 2,976,941
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Myster FF checking in

http://h8c.smugmug.com/Other/110220-Snow-RIde-at-Rowher/IMGP7488/1193669208_vKRgL-XL.jpg (http://h8c.smugmug.com/Other/110220-Snow-RIde-at-Rowher/15915574_B5CM6#1193669208_vKRgL)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,384
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Land of the flying Serta

While i've had plenty of "oh shit" moments a more recent one is quite memorable. Cruising (nearly obeying the speed limit) on the 101N on my Super Duke, i looked up to see a mattress flying through...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-24-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 58,467
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Thumb Need to add to the stable

If that kit turns out 1/2 as cool as the picture, i will be shopping for an SE in the next couple of months.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
another black dog nut hugger errrr i meant supporter

I've beat the tar out of my BD skid plate and it still looks like new. Beyond having an excellent product the folks who own the show there are awesome to work with.
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
best mod you can perform...

my stock cans lasted 500 miles before the Ti FMF's went on. that stock system is a flame thrower and should be outlawed. i give you credit for riding with it that long. do yourself a huge favor...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,298
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
Another CJ long fan

I wear a 13 and they make the bike much easier to control and provide plenty of room for my foot.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,513
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
dig my BDCW rack

I love my Black Dog rack. It carries cases of beer firewood and has survived countless crashes. I have had it for a year and it still looks brand new. I have a couple on rox straps secured to it...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,995
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
'08 ADV, a farkleing we will go

First Mods:

FMF Ti pipes
G2 Throttle
crashguards
panniers
Zumo 550
black dog skid plate
black dog side stand relocator
black dog rear rack
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,649
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
my symptoms are nearly identical to Wakked1,...

my symptoms are nearly identical to Wakked1, sounds like the same deal. FWIW, i have a Superduke and it runs like a raped ape with none of the ADV's FI ideosyncrasies.
The mechanic has been able...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-20-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,649
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
please keep this thread updated

9,000 miles on the bike so far and i still receive the occassional surprise cut out that causes the rear wheel to skid when bumping back to life at 60 mph. The dealer was able to reproduce the issue...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,257
Posted By Dirty Dharma Bum
nice piece of work

I think it's another quality Black Dog product. Unless you are looking for it you don't know it's there.

If a farkle falls in the garage and no one hears it does it make a sound?
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