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Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,427
Posted By duckrider
I bought one a few months ago. On the few times...

I bought one a few months ago. On the few times it's been warm enough to ride without grip heaters I've had it on some local rides which are mostly one lane paved log roads. Think endless Dragon with...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,941
Posted By duckrider
TV coverage for the 200 was worst ever. Even...

TV coverage for the 200 was worst ever. Even Shaheen would have been better.
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 2,621,272
Posted By duckrider
Hey Dean, hope last summer's fire didn't affect...

Hey Dean, hope last summer's fire didn't affect you too much. My bud and I took the long way home from the WSB races in Utah. I had planned to show him the Clifton to Alpine road, but it seemed like...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,819
Posted By duckrider
Great ride Doug, but you have really painted...

Great ride Doug, but you have really painted yourself into a corner to try to top this ride next year. The pressure is on! Don't let us down! We await next year's report.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,882
Posted By duckrider
Yea, I'd much rather pay my $5000 deductible,...

Yea, I'd much rather pay my $5000 deductible, then 20% of the balance and only have to wait half as long. Not sure who the dumb asses really are.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,337
Posted By duckrider
Great report! I ride to Oakland occasionally to...

Great report! I ride to Oakland occasionally to visit my son. Don't fail to explore the great roads west of I5 in NorCal, they are some of the best you'll find anywhere, along with great camp sites....
Forum: Racing 11-05-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
Has anyone else noticed that Zeelenberg (Yamaha...

Has anyone else noticed that Zeelenberg (Yamaha team manager) never mentions
Spies in his press releases, only Lorenzo? In today's press release after qualifying he mentioned Nakasuga, who...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 283,667
Posted By duckrider
Thanks guys, it's been fun watching your trip of...

Thanks guys, it's been fun watching your trip of a lifetime.
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 36,947
Posted By duckrider
The antilock brakes that you can't switch off is...

The antilock brakes that you can't switch off is a deal killer for me. I'll just rebuild mine, if and when it finally needs it. 60k miles and I've had to adjust one valve and do the external fuel...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
Good article by Chris Martin, but "AMA Superbike...

Good article by Chris Martin, but "AMA Superbike is currently the world’s most exciting form of motorcycle roadracing"? Martin has obviously never watched BSB. With deep fields of hungry talent and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,458
Posted By duckrider
Looks like you had a great ride. That's some of...

Looks like you had a great ride. That's some of my favorite country. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Racing 06-30-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
Article by Spies in Soup. ...

Article by Spies in Soup. http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2011/Jun/110629-11-elbow-asse.htm
Forum: Racing 06-25-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 27,739
Posted By duckrider
Shit! Spies wins his first MotoGP and Racing...

Shit! Spies wins his first MotoGP and Racing Underground's website has been down since last nite:baldy Anybody know why? If this keeps up I'll be forced to get a TV.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,251
Posted By duckrider
Here's my ST2. 40k trouble free miles. I'll see...

Here's my ST2. 40k trouble free miles. I'll see if I can find pics of the other bikes.

http://i707.photobucket.com/albums/ww73/duckrider/ST2/IMG_0732.jpg
Forum: Racing 05-25-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
Krop, any idea about what's going on with Spies?

Krop, any idea about what's going on with Spies?
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,575
Posted By duckrider
My current favorite combo is Big Block on the...

My current favorite combo is Big Block on the front and Shinko 705 rear. I'm guessing that they will ware out at about the same time. Leaving on a 3k + mile ride next week (with lotsa dirt) so we'll...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,819
Posted By duckrider
Where do you get those commie typewriters? :lol3

Where do you get those commie typewriters? :lol3
Forum: Racing 05-21-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By duckrider
Who is going to Miller for WSB?

Four of us are riding from SW Oregon via the Jungo rd (dirt) from Gerlach to Winnemucca. Last year several miles of it were completely under water, this, being a wetter year could be interesting.

...
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,492,967
Posted By duckrider
It's an '05 with a little over 50k miles on it...

It's an '05 with a little over 50k miles on it and it's never been back to the dealer. I adjusted one valve at 20k and checked 30k later and no change. I've removed about 30 pounds which includes the...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,492,967
Posted By duckrider
Got 'em on Ebay, shipped direct from China in a...

Got 'em on Ebay, shipped direct from China in a surprisingly short time. They also came with bar mounts and waterproof electrical connectors.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,492,967
Posted By duckrider
Just added a pair of 20w LED lights. These...

Just added a pair of 20w LED lights. These suckers are bright! It makes up for replacing the the stock lights with the Buells. Although the buells are inferior in lite output, they eliminate almost...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
BSB seems to be the most competitive, hardest...

BSB seems to be the most competitive, hardest fought race series. Best racing I've seen this year, plus Hopper adds some interest also.
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,714,819
Posted By duckrider
Only a Doug ride could generate 200 posts with...

Only a Doug ride could generate 200 posts with the bike still in customs.:lol3
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By duckrider
I've had a couple of pairs made be HEL. $49 per...

I've had a couple of pairs made be HEL. $49 per line, any length, color, or angle on ends. Comes with new banjos and washers and bleeder valves. nice guy and super quick service. 1-866-462-4997

No...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 144,157
Posted By duckrider
Just spooned a Big Block on the front of my 650...

Just spooned a Big Block on the front of my 650 Strom last weekend. I'll post after more miles although it's better on pavement than I expected.
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,438
Posted By duckrider
Great pics. Next time avoid Monument Valley and...

Great pics. Next time avoid Monument Valley and go another 30 miles or so to the turn off to Navaho Nat Pk.- on the old maps it's Betattakin. Great free campground at higher altitude, so it's cooler...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 408,721
Posted By duckrider
I've had 705's on on my 650 'strom since I wore...

I've had 705's on on my 650 'strom since I wore out my final set of Maxxis Detours. I noticed that the front looked seriously cupped, but when I pushed on the raised part it was like pushing on a...
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,438
Posted By duckrider
Yea, but only the first few miles were in the...

Yea, but only the first few miles were in the snow:lol3 (Bad side stand switch that now lives in the landfill)
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,438
Posted By duckrider
At 20k miles I had one valve that was a bit...

At 20k miles I had one valve that was a bit tight. I lapped a few thou to set it midway between the specs. Checked it again at a little over 50k and there was no measurable change.
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 833
Views: 283,667
Posted By duckrider
Hell yes, they're all vampires.:eek1

Hell yes, they're all vampires.:eek1
Forum: Canada 12-09-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,168
Views: 620,361
Posted By duckrider
Great photography! A great addition would be...

Great photography!

A great addition would be the Forestry Trunk Road in Alberta. It runs for several hundred miles up the east slope of the Rocky Mts. It runs south to north, but there are several...
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 106,779
Posted By duckrider
Ebay

I've got my '95 Ele torn down for an engine rebuild due to worn guides and a noisy 6th gear. I've been collecting parts on Ebay. It may take a while to find what you're after, but if you have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,689
Posted By duckrider
Around here the only tire that is going to get...

Around here the only tire that is going to get you to the top of a steep muddy climb is a fresh M5B @ 5 PSI. My front tire of choice is an MT44 @ 12 PSI. This is on a 450 KTM.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-29-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 217,703
Posted By duckrider
I would guess that your build has raised the...

I would guess that your build has raised the price of old Guzzis in the North American market by at least a grand. Great build!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 177,516
Posted By duckrider
Wow, what a ride. The whitewalls are the crowning...

Wow, what a ride. The whitewalls are the crowning touch!
Forum: Racing 11-18-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 590,844
Posted By duckrider
What happened to 80 seconds?:dunno

What happened to 80 seconds?:dunno
Forum: Beasts 10-24-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9,053
Views: 3,492,967
Posted By duckrider
Here's a pic of my ever evolving beast. Just...

Here's a pic of my ever evolving beast. Just clicked over 50k miles, 15 to 20% dirt. It's never been back to the dealer since the day that I bought it. I adjusted 1 valve at 20k (was at the close...
Forum: The Garage 10-20-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,066
Views: 2,621,272
Posted By duckrider
Man, it's really foggy in your garage. :lol3

Man, it's really foggy in your garage. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,110
Posted By duckrider
Is this one of the two that I saw at the...

Is this one of the two that I saw at the Calistoga half mile?
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,273
Posted By duckrider
Pro-oiler, wins hands down. It's small container...

Pro-oiler, wins hands down. It's small container is good for 2500 miles and you can use the panel mounted controller to increase flow on dusty or wet roads. I installed one on my DL650 30k miles ago...
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