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Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-13-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By Bt10
I was gonna ask yesterday if a solar panel ( dash...

I was gonna ask yesterday if a solar panel ( dash size ? ) on your bike would be a good idea as well, for the time at work in parking lot etc.
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,102
Posted By Bt10
I would be praying for rain! ^^^^

I would be praying for rain! ^^^^
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Funny, just happened to me this am. Waited 2...

Funny, just happened to me this am. Waited 2 cycles and by then about 5 cars were behind me, probably wondering what the heck. Looked both ways, clear, and went.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
For reference, the speedo mount is missing from...

For reference, the speedo mount is missing from this pic. I assume the restraint goes on top of the mount.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I have the DRC Edge 2 taillight also. I like the...

I have the DRC Edge 2 taillight also. I like the DRC blinkers you have there, if you say they are bright enough in the daylight.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Thanks kenstone, those look "tight". Speedmetal...

Thanks kenstone, those look "tight". Speedmetal claims brighter than stock?

I'm starting to think LEDs aren't much good without spending bookoo bucks. My fender mount is gone so I might move them...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I tried some cheap rear blinkers and they can't...

I tried some cheap rear blinkers and they can't be seen in the daylight. Anyone like DRC stuff or Tufflites? Make your own Hyperlites or Skenes? I keeping wiping off the left side, might have to move...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Wow, thanks!! The bolt must be missing from mine...

Wow, thanks!! The bolt must be missing from mine from PO.

I may still have to put some edging on the headlight mount.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Does anyone have a pic of the cable restraint...

Does anyone have a pic of the cable restraint behind the headlight? Mine was just dangling loose when I pulled the mask off and the throttle cables rub on the silver headlight mount when turning.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I'm thinking of going to 15/42 for commuting and...

I'm thinking of going to 15/42 for commuting and switching the front to 14 for single track. 14 into 42 exactly 3 times, which means the same teeth on both sprockets for the chain.:scratch. I guess...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 390,642
Posted By Bt10
Have you seen an actual AH on the StarkPower 12V...

Have you seen an actual AH on the StarkPower 12V 15AH -US3?

DRZ, seen your recommendation of AGM for a DR in far colder temps than I would ride. I'd probably ride to about 40F.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I'm really considering the Starkpower battery...

I'm really considering the Starkpower battery now. I guess I'm tired of loosing an AGM over the winter, even on a tender.

Also, does anyone know the stock dog bone length?
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I went back 40 pages here and I couldn't find the...

I went back 40 pages here and I couldn't find the battery most guys are getting. I thought I saw $60 shipped, although it could've been in the dr650 thread. Any recommendations would be appreciated.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By Bt10
What do you mean more forgiving?

What do you mean more forgiving?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,562
Posted By Bt10
All I heard was "IIIII don't think YOUUUU...

All I heard was


"IIIII don't think YOUUUU should have 200hp bike, Bugatti, guns, yada, yada, yada."

Classic liberal knows whats good for someone else.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-08-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,159
Posted By Bt10
I would think even the stock stator is more than...

I would think even the stock stator is more than 25 watts?

Looks interesting, good luck with the build, watching for pics from the ride in Cambodia.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 109,465
Views: 22,001,284
Posted By Bt10
I'm not piling on soldier here, but it's...

I'm not piling on soldier here, but it's interesting the number or type of people that are cool with the air box being the power capping feature. In my experience building race motors, the cam,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Do you have carb and exhaust mods?

Do you have carb and exhaust mods?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38,359
Views: 10,173,515
Posted By Bt10
I do like that rear tire.

I do like that rear tire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 38,359
Views: 10,173,515
Posted By Bt10
Flywheel cover?

Flywheel cover?
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 526
Views: 102,158
Posted By Bt10
Well I'm a XXL and it would be a mail in job....

Well I'm a XXL and it would be a mail in job. Money lost would frost me, but I do have 2 seats.

Thanks for the info guys.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,870
Posted By Bt10
I looked at doing this for a car awhile ago. If I...

I looked at doing this for a car awhile ago. If I remember correctly, your already owned, personal, "used" car was significantly easier to import than a new one. Hope you find a way.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
What are the letters after the "400"?

What are the letters after the "400"?
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By Bt10
You could use stick on weights inside the rim...

You could use stick on weights inside the rim (from the cage world) to balance the rims first and then put on your rim strip/tape.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 443,795
Posted By Bt10
clintonl and born to ride: What aux. lights do...

clintonl and born to ride: What aux. lights do you both have on your bikes?

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,587
Posted By Bt10
Old, slow trail rider. I used Michelin...

Old, slow trail rider.

I used Michelin AC-10s on a DRZ and the front wore very bad on pavement, every other center knob gone and every center side knob hooked and gone, probably 2500 miles, 70%...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-03-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 92,018
Posted By Bt10
But it's the RIDER that can get on any bike and...

But it's the RIDER that can get on any bike and instantly find the edge of that bike ..and compensate for for it......

Zactly.

Following along, thanks for posting.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bt10
Then I check with this? ...

Then I check with this?

http://auto.howstuffworks.com/pressure-gauge.htm


Owned a DS80 and still own XR50 = same tiny wheels as yours.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,197
Posted By Bt10
http://www.blastlineind.com/product-p/12lal3000-t....

http://www.blastlineind.com/product-p/12lal3000-t.htm


Very common in USA?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bt10
Not stupid, its called learning. Besides, tell...

Not stupid, its called learning. Besides, tell your buddies its adjustable, lightening holes etc. Good luck w/the build, show some pics.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bt10
Might be easier to make the link with multiple...

Might be easier to make the link with multiple mounting holes and experiment which hole gives the best spring rate.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bt10
Just a quick geometry point. Look at the...

Just a quick geometry point. Look at the distances from the pivot to the "load" and to the shock mount on the sled. That is the ratio to determine the necessary spring rate (for the weight of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
I found that adding hand guards changes the...

I found that adding hand guards changes the frequency of the bars and effectively cuts out vibes. No weights and stock grips, no vibes. I also wear leather gloves?
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
Has anyone replaced the regulator/rectifier with...

Has anyone replaced the regulator/rectifier with a MOSFET on their drz? I'm thinking of a bigger stator and less size of the stock r/r. Also, are there any aftermarket generic wiring harness' that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 38,359
Views: 10,173,515
Posted By Bt10
Do you think these guys go to work the next...

Do you think these guys go to work the next Monday braggin' "yeah, had to lay er down, it was awesome man, but my girl won't ride no more."

There must be a pirate forum that this would be...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 204,385
Posted By Bt10
Sorry, just seen the little button for 2 light...

Sorry, just seen the little button for 2 light set (on my phone). Price is obvious now. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 204,385
Posted By Bt10
Are the LRE available as one piece?

Are the LRE available as one piece?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 577,920
Posted By Bt10
..and going 62 next to a line of semis going 60...

..and going 62 next to a line of semis going 60 and she's talking on her phone w/1 hand and taking a drink w/other hand. Seen it Thursday.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By Bt10
Battery operated bicycle lights work good for me...

Battery operated bicycle lights work good for me for occasional road use. LED batteries last a long time and the units are light and cheap and stand-alone. Fab your brackets and most mounts are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26,989
Views: 4,941,072
Posted By Bt10
:norton I had thought of the bar risers...

:norton

I had thought of the bar risers before for ergos, must've slipped my mind. Thanks, I can do all these things quick.
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