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Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
Double post I needed a way to do routine...

Double post

I needed a way to do routine maintenance on the bike without a center stand. I don't feel I really need a center stand right now for the riding that I do. AAA is only a phone call...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
Just in case anyone is interested in some...

Just in case anyone is interested in some panniers:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996789
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
Just in case anyone is interested in some...

Just in case anyone is interested in some panniers:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996789
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
Just in case anyone is interested in some...

Just in case anyone is interested in some panniers:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=996789
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
Doh! :doh My bad. I'm back and forth...

Doh! :doh

My bad. I'm back and forth between the 3 threads for the 650s so much I lose track of which one I'm in.



You ain't kidding about that.

I am, fortunatly, on the good side of...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
I made a "case" for my GPS out of kydex I had...

I made a "case" for my GPS out of kydex I had lying around from some holster projects. I drilled 5 holes in the back of it. 1 for the power plug and 4 to thread some zip ties through. I then zip tied...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
Regarding footpegs: I have these...

Regarding footpegs:

I have these (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/394/PN-044-5316/Touratech-Works-Footpegs-Low-Version-Most-BMW-GS-Models). They are extremely strong, 20mm lower than stock and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
I've got the Pro Taper CR High bend bars on my...

I've got the Pro Taper CR High bend bars on my Tao right now. Much better than stock. As for the Renthal vs Pro Taper arguement. I have had both brands on various dirt bikes over the years and they...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
What sizes are the stock rims? Also what is the...

What sizes are the stock rims? Also what is the widest tire that will fit the rear rim?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,299
Posted By Black09JK
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a192/ToughOrange...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a192/ToughOrangeZ71/Dual%20Sports/0B2sW-OrmdSLXaE9VUVVvTDRoVm8_zpsf2c850cf.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
Has anyone ever installed a 17" wheel on the...

Has anyone ever installed a 17" wheel on the front? Supermoto style.

I was thinking about a 2nd set of wheels for my Sertao. Keeping the 21/17 for the knobbies and getting the 19/17 for street...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
Not terrible. My 600 mile service cost me $250. I...

Not terrible. My 600 mile service cost me $250. I don't know for sure but I would assume theres more involved in the 12k.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
If you don't mind me asking, what did the service...

If you don't mind me asking, what did the service run you?
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
Look closely at the end of the one on the left....

Look closely at the end of the one on the left. Its not actually a hole. There is a crossover pipe under the rear end to the silencer.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Black09JK
Well, i finally got around to getting a tank bag....

Well, i finally got around to getting a tank bag. I went with the wolfman explorer lite. So far I only have 2 rides with it on, but i love it already. Has just the right amount of space and doesn't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By Black09JK
Thats awesome. The hammock is always my first...

Thats awesome. The hammock is always my first choice for backpacking sleepiness. When I finally get to take my first moto camping trip it will definitely be with me.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,001
Views: 460,781
Posted By Black09JK
The factory heated grips will fit right on a new...

The factory heated grips will fit right on a new bar. The left grip is only held on with a set screw. The controls on both sides each have a nub that needs to be removed before putting them on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
Battery cables are tight?

Battery cables are tight?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
You just have to peel the rubber part of the grip...

You just have to peel the rubber part of the grip back to expose a set screw. If you look closely at the grip you'll see the spot I'm talking about. IIRC, the grip just slides off after that.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15,312
Views: 1,783,455
Posted By Black09JK
If you wouldn't mind can you tell me which bolt...

If you wouldn't mind can you tell me which bolt pattern top clamp you ordered? I'm trying to get a set of those handguards for my Sertao but I'm having a hell of a time trying to measure.
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
My fuel light comes on around 130 miles also. I...

My fuel light comes on around 130 miles also. I always attributed it to never doing the 55mph it says is best for optimum fuel economy. I'll either be doing 65-70 or stop and go stuff.

That's...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,698
Posted By Black09JK
I'm going to have to brave the cold and go get...

I'm going to have to brave the cold and go get some measurements off my happy trails racks to see if this will fit. :D

Edit: Don't think it will work without modifying the Happy Trails rack....
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
Has anybody ever heard of GPR exhausts? I found a...

Has anybody ever heard of GPR exhausts? I found a couple on eBay. It says they're Italian made.

Also found this auxiliary tank. Is it a member here?

Edit: forgot no eBay links

Search this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Black09JK
I've got the barkbusters also. I don't really...

I've got the barkbusters also. I don't really like them with my Renthal bars. I'm not using the bar end weights and the bar clamps don't really attach very well being that far inboard on the bars....
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
Does anyone know the top clamp bolt pattern and...

Does anyone know the top clamp bolt pattern and bottom clamp through bolt size? Is it the same as the 800/650twin? I want to fit a set of Highwaydirtbikes handguards to the Tao. The ADVdx top clamp...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 247,538
Posted By Black09JK
1-UP I love the floor! Mario Bros FTW!

1-UP

I love the floor! Mario Bros FTW!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,255
Posted By Black09JK
When riding off pavement as the OP asked I...

When riding off pavement as the OP asked I usually try to do most braking with my rear brake. Even if that means mashing it into a skid. I certainly don't want to "reflex" brake on the front lever....
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By Black09JK
I use the Icon Patrol Gloves. I ride with them...

I use the Icon Patrol Gloves. I ride with them down to 30 degrees no problem. Lower temps than that and I just turn on the heated grips. GTG
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Black09JK
Thanks for the pics so far everyone. The wolfman...

Thanks for the pics so far everyone. The wolfman was definitly one of my top choices. Seeing it on the bike kind of puts the rest of their line up into perspective also.

I am really digging that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Black09JK
Pic request: tank bag on your 650 GS

I am trying to decide on a tank bag for my Sertao. The problem is that you can never find a picture of one on a GS. I tried going to see different bags at the local dealers but they only stock one...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 247,538
Posted By Black09JK
I would do 3/4" plywood. You wouldn't have to...

I would do 3/4" plywood. You wouldn't have to worry about hanging 90% of things on the wall. If you get the more expensive sanded board you could even paint it for a nice finished look.
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By Black09JK
Huh?? ^^^

Huh?? ^^^
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
When I installed my Renthal bars and barkbusters...

When I installed my Renthal bars and barkbusters I removed the bar end weights. The wobble at higher speeds disappeared. I was perplexed.

Note: I also have TKC80s.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
I'm looking for a replacement seat or some other...

I'm looking for a replacement seat or some other option to make the pillion seat a little more comfortable for my wife for those longer rides.

The people out there that have aftermarket seats,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
As crazy as it sounds, when I bought my new bars...

As crazy as it sounds, when I bought my new bars I removed the bar end weights and all of my death wobble disappeared. I also have the TKC's and would get scary death wobble above 66ish mph. I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
While putting on my new bars today I found out I...

While putting on my new bars today I found out I broke the adjustment knob on my clutch cable in my fall Sunday.:eek1 Are there aftermarket options for the clutch cable or am I calling the dealer in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
Had a crash on Sunday and bent my bars also. ...

Had a crash on Sunday and bent my bars also.

I overnighted a new set of Pro Tapers from RockyMountain and installed them today.

A few things to note. The headlight switch assembly has a nub...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
The first nap. ...

The first nap.
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a192/ToughOrangeZ71/20130728_141923_zpsa7ae92bc.jpg
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a192/ToughOrangeZ71/20130728_141934_zpsb686acea.jpg

A...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,358
Posted By Black09JK
Congratulations! That was an awesome RR. I'm...

Congratulations! That was an awesome RR. I'm planning the ride for 2016 with my brothers.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6,979
Views: 911,291
Posted By Black09JK
I picked up 4 from them last month. Had 2 mounted...

I picked up 4 from them last month. Had 2 mounted for a bit but they were shaking and bouncing and rattling way to much for me. I felt like I was going to lose them on the trail.

How did you...
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