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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:06 AM
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Posted By His Pistolship
Good idea.

Good idea.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:57 AM
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Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Big Dom. I didn't know that. I'll get a...

Thanks Big Dom. I didn't know that. I'll get a generic for sure then. I guess it cracks because it heats up but doesn't have any liquid inside to insulate things and or take heat away?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Barely. I went with a MotionPro replacement but...

Barely. I went with a MotionPro replacement but I do remember being able to get the stock cable to fit, I just had to route it though and under the rox risers. You are probably better off with a...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26,678
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Posted By His Pistolship
You want Rox rizers. They allow you to push the...

You want Rox rizers. They allow you to push the handle bars further forward.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Thottle cables and an oil hose

Believe it or not, this bike wasn't taken apart fully enough to replace a throttle cable (air box still needs to be removed). I got it done though. I jerry rigged a $7 universal throttle cable...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-19-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Motorcycle Parking in Rosslyn.

Question: do I need a special tag to park my bike in Rosslyn?

I see some motorcycle only parking spots in Rosslyn and I was wondering if I needed a special tag to do so. My guess is no, but I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,087
Posted By His Pistolship
Fantastic pics. Reminds me of home. By...

Fantastic pics. Reminds me of home.

By the way OP, I nominated one of your pics for the front page:

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-19-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 640,100
Posted By His Pistolship
Nominating someone elses stuff

I'd like to nominate one from this thread (not my own pics):

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=812890



...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Throttle cable snapped

Hey All,

One of my throttle cables snapped the other day on my way to work. Looks like water got in there and rusted it out. I'm planning on using that universal throttle cable replacement...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Wayne and Gaston. And Eric, yes, once you...

Thanks Wayne and Gaston. And Eric, yes, once you go swarthy SMIB...you don't go back.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Hey dudes,...I'm back.

Hey All,

It looks like I'll be moving back to DC next week. I didn't think I would be going the legal route but alas I got a job in the contracts department of a gov't contractor. It will be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By His Pistolship
PCH on a sportbike

Before I start I'd like to introduce my Ride Report Soundtrack. From time to time I'll post a link to a song I'm listening to while I type and tediously copy image codes from Photobucket. Some songs...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,788
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks TreeMan. I couldn't have done it without...

Thanks TreeMan. I couldn't have done it without you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Wayne.

Thanks Wayne.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks All. Will do.

Thanks All. Will do.
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Thanks Taranis. Read the whole thing. It does...

Thanks Taranis. Read the whole thing. It does get worse as she heats up. Going to change spark plug first then check the valves too.

I've also noticed she idles higher after warming up too. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Hey All, I'm graduating from law school...

Hey All,

I'm graduating from law school this week and am heading back to Idaho to do some road construction for the summer (I'll figure out what I'm going to do "for reals" when the summer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Need a diagnosis

Hey All,

I need a diagnosis (2008 Husky TE 610, 7 K miles (FI)). She's bogging and making a tinkling sound when I mash the throttle in 5th and 6th gear. I can't figure this out. She pulls...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 43,969
Posted By His Pistolship
Gees I must seem like a flake. Just found out I...

Gees I must seem like a flake. Just found out I have a final on Saturday. Looks like I will remain the unwashed. Curses.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,162
Views: 1,001,959
Posted By His Pistolship
What an awesome thread. Glad to see the...

What an awesome thread. Glad to see the sportbikes represented, and in "the old country." My peeps are from Edinburough; coal miners until 1867 when they came out to Utah. I ride a 2002 Honda CBR...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 43,969
Posted By His Pistolship
It's looking like I'm switching from a no to a...

It's looking like I'm switching from a no to a maybe. If everything goes to plan I should show up late Friday night. Looking forward to some gnarly dirt. Looks like there may not be rain on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Question about tire size

Hey All,

I came across a free pair of lightly used Pirelli Scorpion MT90's (OEM ktm 990 stuff). The rear is 150 70 R18. Has anyone put 150's on their 610? I currently have a 140 80 R18 D908...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 640,100
Posted By His Pistolship
Posted in the Husky 610 owners sign in thread by...

Posted in the Husky 610 owners sign in thread by jondirt:

http://advtrail.com/nz2014/front.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Sweet pic! You should post that to the front page...

Sweet pic! You should post that to the front page nomination thread. Ok, I just posted it for you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,100
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice pics. I used to live in Sierra Vista. I...

Nice pics. I used to live in Sierra Vista. I miss AZ.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,399
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice RR and pics. I love the desert.

Nice RR and pics. I love the desert.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,043
Posted By His Pistolship
Nice pics. It is one of my goals to ride down...

Nice pics. It is one of my goals to ride down there.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,557
Posted By His Pistolship
Wow, fantastic pics. I didn't know that land was...

Wow, fantastic pics. I didn't know that land was so geologically diverse.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Sweet Klr. Gees, 10 gallon tank. That's a...

Sweet Klr. Gees, 10 gallon tank. That's a monster. I bet it comes in pretty handy in Alaska though. Good idea with suspension mods and low fender and seat.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,125
Posted By His Pistolship
Cristiano, wonderful pics. Gees, you make me...

Cristiano, wonderful pics. Gees, you make me jealous. The pics are what I care about most. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Wow, glad the deer situation wasn't worse. ...

Wow, glad the deer situation wasn't worse.

Nice Baja trip tlking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
RainMace. (Mace as in metal ended club). Sorry,...

RainMace. (Mace as in metal ended club). Sorry, I know it isn't a name but it was the first thing that came to my mind.

I spent about 5 hrs yesterday switching out fork seals on the husky. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
I was able to get the second leg apart all by...

I was able to get the second leg apart all by myself. You just have to slam them apart about 20 or 30 times to break the bushing out of the groves of the upper stanction. After I slammed them thus, I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Alright, got it apart. I just needed a little...

Alright, got it apart. I just needed a little more horse power (another set of hands) to pull it all apart. Apparently the lower compressing dampening nut doesn't have to be messed with for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
I put a 19 mom wrench on the internals to keep it...

I put a 19 mom wrench on the internals to keep it from spinning but nothing is happening when I wrench on the dampener nut on the bottom. We'll see. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Here is the procedure I am following: ...

Here is the procedure I am following:

https://www.scottysdirtbikespares.com/workshop-help/gas-gas-fork-service.html


I'm wondering if mine isn't coming apart because the forks shown in this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,779,749
Posted By His Pistolship
Fork seals...Help me obi wan...

Hey dudes,

I've decided to change fork seals all by myself and I've hit a snag...I can't separate the top tube from the lower one. I tried loosening the lower damping nut but it just spins and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6,434
Views: 321,400
Posted By His Pistolship
Lol. My friende is looking at me saying "dude,...

Lol. My friende is looking at me saying "dude, thats not that funny.". But I can't stop laughing. Its the simplicity.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,788
Posted By His Pistolship
I stuck to the main roads going through the Ocala...

I stuck to the main roads going through the Ocala NF, so yeah speeds were up in the 70's. There was one little stretch that was a little off the beaten path, and that is where things got a little...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,788
Posted By His Pistolship
Don't knock it till you try it. There's a twelve...

Don't knock it till you try it. There's a twelve year old in all of us.
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