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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-26-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By oregonlmd
There's always an exception... Good to know this,...

There's always an exception... Good to know this, though.

The problem for most people as I see it is that they're looking to buy a dirt bike and its GOT to be plated for their needs. Buying a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
A few pages back someone was having a somewhat...

A few pages back someone was having a somewhat similar problem with fuel overflowing no matter what he did. It turned out to be a degraded fuel line, and the same thing happened to me once. Chased...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-22-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By oregonlmd
Plating a dirt bike in Oregon right now is a...

Plating a dirt bike in Oregon right now is a crapshoot. Some keep their plate and some don't. I've not heard of anyone successfully replating an out of state plated dirtbike in Oregon for several...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
My first thought on this is that the AC side...

My first thought on this is that the AC side (that I assume you're using to supply the headlight) does not have a regulator on it. You can wire in the stock regulator and all should be fine.

If I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 42,450
Posted By oregonlmd
Since I'm out of town as this movie is showing,...

Since I'm out of town as this movie is showing, my buddy and I rented it and IT IS AWESOME!
A must-see for any adventurous sort, motorcyclist or not.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-20-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,889
Posted By oregonlmd
Kind words, and thank you. Considering my...

Kind words, and thank you. Considering my project is in pieces right now it barely feels like I've done anything. But, the dream is not dead, its just taking FOREVER to attain.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-17-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,889
Posted By oregonlmd
I'm very interested. I'm also out of town for a...

I'm very interested. I'm also out of town for a couple weeks. I'll come check it out when I get back.
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
Yeah, me too. The bike will end up a hell of a...

Yeah, me too.
The bike will end up a hell of a lot stiffer than any of my other XRR's have ever been, with the .50 front springs and a 10.5 rear. I've had Progressive Susp forks springs and stock...
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,643
Posted By oregonlmd
I finally got the build-up going and have started...

I finally got the build-up going and have started a thread here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26116600#post26116600
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
Its not, and point taken. The stem pressed in...

Its not, and point taken. The stem pressed in without undue force required, so I'll just take my chances.
The stem took almost no force to press out of the XRR triple. I think I could have tapped...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
Triples on the bike ...

Triples on the bike
http://oregonlmd.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2002-XR650R/CRF-Fork-Gatos-Bros-Triples/i-nzTNf3s/0/L/P1010716-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
The next step was to press the steering stem out...

The next step was to press the steering stem out of the original XRR lower clamp. Sorry for the poor quality of these pics, I forgot my camera when I went to my buddy's to do the presswork, and my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
I scoured fleabay for a several weeks to find...

I scoured fleabay for a several weeks to find forks in reasonable cosmetic condition, for my target price of $200, and finally found them after around a jillion searches.

The wheel was the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By oregonlmd
GatosBros XR650R CRF USD fork conversion

Another CRF fork conversion, but this one’s a bit different, because as far as I know a build using these triples has not been documented on the internet anywhere yet.

I was the chosen winner in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
That is just too easy to do. And to undo. I'm...

That is just too easy to do. And to undo. I'm giving that a try. Thanks for the post.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,742
Posted By oregonlmd
Me too. DiggerD, you and I need to work...

Me too. DiggerD, you and I need to work together. There is much alignment of purpose.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-04-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,889
Posted By oregonlmd
I did some measuring on an XR600 frame last...

I did some measuring on an XR600 frame last weekend and it appears it will solve the issues with the engine height.
I have no plans to work on this project this year but will be looking for a 650L...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 227,909
Posted By oregonlmd
My most-favorite wiring diagram I've ever seen. ...

My most-favorite wiring diagram I've ever seen. The last thing I need to make right on my latest BRP is the wiring - and wiring is my Achilles Heel (though I've successfully rewound two other BRP's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
PM sent. Have a few of these parts. In fact,...

PM sent. Have a few of these parts.
In fact, everyone, I have a nearly complete parts bike I bought that I'm preparing to part out soon.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
Donate the bucks, but do it yourself! Its sooooo...

Donate the bucks, but do it yourself! Its sooooo easy to do! So very satisfying when you get it done.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
I've done a few very long days on my XRR. See...

I've done a few very long days on my XRR. See this report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=739689) for an example of a 900 mile, 2-day, mostly dirt ride I did. A buddy rode nearly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,389,405
Posted By oregonlmd
Yeah, tire and oil threads are so nutty usually,...

Yeah, tire and oil threads are so nutty usually, I was feeling a bit short about things when I threw in my 2cents.

When I ran the Tractionators, they worked terribly for me probably because I ran...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6,712
Views: 1,389,405
Posted By oregonlmd
Its not about the tire for the bike, its about...

Its not about the tire for the bike, its about the tire for where you ride, and how you ride. Then, its still hard to get full consensus.

For SE Oregon, I like the Maxxis Desert IT, or Dunlop 952...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 42,450
Posted By oregonlmd
I spoke, and I run one of the businesses dowtown....

I spoke, and I run one of the businesses dowtown. Obviously, I'm for the proposal to rescind the restrictions.

By my count, there was a total of one business owner present and who spoke for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 42,450
Posted By oregonlmd
The lunacy continues. To wit: I...

The lunacy continues. To wit:



I replied to the person who emailed this notice to the downtown merchants, with this reply:



Hope to see some of you there.
oregonlmd
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,643
Posted By oregonlmd
I now have the forks and wheel for the XR650R USD...

I now have the forks and wheel for the XR650R USD fork conversion using the GatosBros clamps on the way, and will begin the build writeup soon. See it's announcement in the XR650R thread here....
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
Another CRF fork conversion

…but this one’s a bit different, as far as I know...

I was the chosen winner in December’s GatosBros giveaway. See that here ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1026083&page=2 ),...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By oregonlmd
I'm very interested in the results of this thread...

I'm very interested in the results of this thread myself. The '14 350 I just bought will, occasionally, be ridden as a DS bike by my wife, who is 5'2", and has almost no inseam length.:D
I am...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By oregonlmd
I saw a 50mm lowering kit listed in KTM's...

I saw a 50mm lowering kit listed in KTM's hardparts catalog. I have no idea what is in this kit or how it goes about doing it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 893
Views: 42,450
Posted By oregonlmd
Downtown Corvallis parking for motorcycles

There's a meeting coming up regarding parking restrictions for motorcycles in downtown Corvallis. If you have an interest about it, here's what I know:

(I've snipped the beginning of what I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,089
Posted By oregonlmd
I am in the process of de-legalizing my 350 EXC. ...

I am in the process of de-legalizing my 350 EXC. It WILL see some dualsport duty in the future, but its primary use is trail use in areas that don't require a plate to get from trail system to trail...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,089
Posted By oregonlmd
That is a cool chart. The visual showing the...

That is a cool chart. The visual showing the tallness of 6th on the 450/500 engine really stands out.

I surmise that the 350 didn't end up with such a gap from 5th to 6th because its relative...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,089
Posted By oregonlmd
This is interesting. KTM's site says the 350...

This is interesting. KTM's site says the 350 EXC's alternator output is 196 watts.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,089
Posted By oregonlmd
I bought a 350 EXC on 12/31/14, haven't yet had...

I bought a 350 EXC on 12/31/14, haven't yet had the opportunity to ride it, but I had a tough time deciding.



This is funny to me, and a good part of the reason I went with the 350. I'd ridden...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,360
Posted By oregonlmd
I agree with all of that. There are few highways...

I agree with all of that. There are few highways in Oregon I hate more than Hwy 97. Simply cannot stand it. Seriously, I-5 is better. Getting off it as soon as you can is my recommendation....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,360
Posted By oregonlmd
Try this: Westish out of Medford on 238,...

Try this:


Westish out of Medford on 238, through Jacksonville.
At Provolt (Provolt Store), take an acute left-hander onto Williams Hwy. At least, that's what Google Maps calls it. I don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,360
Posted By oregonlmd
There is an actual reason for that. Read this....

There is an actual reason for that. Read this. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Camp_Road) In the summer, Google Maps will route you over Bear Camp Rd. It is a bit rough here and there, some...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3,866
Views: 884,746
Posted By oregonlmd
Hwy 95 in SE Oregon, headed south toward...

Hwy 95 in SE Oregon, headed south toward McDermitt, NV....
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,643
Posted By oregonlmd
WOOOHOOOO!!!!! Thank you so much! I am...

WOOOHOOOO!!!!!

Thank you so much! I am utterly without words to express my appreciation for being selected as this month's winner of this generous gift.

I will acquire the parts necessary to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23,141
Views: 3,010,874
Posted By oregonlmd
I recommend a slightly different method. ...

I recommend a slightly different method.


Remove seat & muffler.
Loosen clamp on rear of carb.
Loosen the top subframe bolt (do not remove it).
Remove lower subframe bolts.
Unbolt brake...
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