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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 75,374
Posted By hobnobber
Thanks to KTM Mike and AARRFF for great rides....

Thanks to KTM Mike and AARRFF for great rides. Beautiful country up there. A special thanks once again to Kyle B for the early morning coffee and conversation provision. Great food and awesome folks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 75,374
Posted By hobnobber
Inbound from FLATISTAN and Franklin NC

Footloosefour and Hobnobber are in .....arriving Thurs.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,267
Posted By hobnobber
Don,t know if this will help but... I had a 230...

Don,t know if this will help but... I had a 230 and had a similar issue. When cold, I always had to raise the idle some when using the choke to get the bike started and then with the engine warmed...
Forum: Regional forums 07-01-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 102,439
Posted By hobnobber
Home again. 1700 fabulous miles of mountains,...

Home again. 1700 fabulous miles of mountains, great rides, and awesome inmates. Thanks for all the great rides and company. My first exposure to the Asylum and survived the Moran Nation. Special...
Forum: Regional forums 06-14-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 102,439
Posted By hobnobber
Looking forward to seeing the asylum up close ....

Looking forward to seeing the asylum up close . Anyone from the Blairesville GA/Murphy NC area heading up to BYOB?
Planning on heading N. on June 25 or 26 and staying somewhere half way up. Running...
Forum: Regional forums 05-27-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 102,439
Posted By hobnobber
Hammocking at byob

Is the campground hammock friendly? Or do I have to go to ground in a tent? I'm in either way.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,867,852
Posted By hobnobber
Clayton

I have watched this story unfold from the very beginning before Clayton left and was so excited to read it, and see his preparation and planning... it was a thread that really embodied all the good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 362,234
Posted By hobnobber
drz 250

I have one and its an awesome machine. It does make it up in traction!!!!:D It is a mountain climbing goat that will go up anything. Too bad it can't be had in a dual sport. I like it better than my...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,274
Posted By hobnobber
+6 for Motoport. I live and ride in Flatistan...

+6 for Motoport. I live and ride in Flatistan (FL) most of the time and wear air mesh waist cut jacket and pants every time I ride, as long as your moving its pretty cool even in the tropics. thanks...
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,682
Posted By hobnobber
Tech 3's are great

Tech 3's are awesome boots more comfortable than much more expensive boots I have been wearing them as my everyday for over a year. They have great protection on the road as well as offroad. +2cents
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,121
Posted By hobnobber
Kevlar Nomex pants

I purchased 60% kevlar 40% nomex pants at LINE GEAR .This is a company that supplies forest fire fighters with clothes and equipment.
The pants are awesome, light and comfortable to wear under my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 09-21-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,645
Posted By hobnobber
Thumb Hey thanks INSURED DISASTER for the lengthy and...

Hey thanks INSURED DISASTER for the lengthy and informative post on your use of ABS on Stroms. It was great.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 09-20-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,645
Posted By hobnobber
Laugh Reassimilating

Just aquired an 07 ABS Wee for good price. :D

Read lots of reports from many years of ABS testing and decided that ABS is a valuable asset for that one time that you need it. I will install...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-10-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,463
Posted By hobnobber
some local help for you

Finger Mullet: Sorry to hear about your situation. My offices are just across the intra coastal from NPB and ADV bikes like that are uncommon around here as you know. I have a lot of trucks on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 09-05-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 79,003
Posted By hobnobber
Great report of this emerging bike!! Most...

Great report of this emerging bike!!

Most of the dealers over here have them now down our way.

I am considering one of these neat looking bikes, it has great ergos in the showroom, love the...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,712
Posted By hobnobber
Kyle: God bless you. It is obvious you care so...

Kyle:
God bless you. It is obvious you care so much about your friend, and it is so refreshing to see the response here from everyone.

It is a dangerous pasttime with a narrow margin for error....
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,089,753
Posted By hobnobber
Question chain issue from newbie 06 dr650 e owner

Have an 06 dr650se with 3K on the clock. It has developed a chain slap noise, that comes and goes with throttle application or release, sounds almost like a rod bearing going out in an old vw engine....
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By hobnobber
What a great choice.... congrats... you will love...

What a great choice.... congrats... you will love it:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By hobnobber
+1

I have come to the same conclusion. The DL is a great bike, but for my purposes the DR is bettter handling and just as comfortable with the Corbin seat, runs on highways at normal speeds just fine,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,213
Posted By hobnobber
Wicked How Hard To Import Canadian Sherpa??????

Does anyone on here know how difficult it is to import a Canadian S. Sherpa into the US??? There sure are a lot of folks here that would like to buy a new one or used Canadian ones. Are the tarriffs...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-17-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,354
Posted By hobnobber
Many ADV's are emerging from this flat place.

It's good to see more and more DS guys showing up here. It's flat and there's a lot of development, but there are still some good places to ride as long as you like S A N D !!!!!
I have a friend in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By hobnobber
Went for the klx, more parts and mods and nary a...

Went for the klx, more parts and mods and nary a complaint from anyone, on any forums about this bike, and now I see why. Took it out for a good run on the trails :D and two lane this weekend. Very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By hobnobber
Hey guys I appreciate all the feedback. The poll...

Hey guys I appreciate all the feedback. The poll seems to favor the KLX by a wide margin as the popular small bore woods weapon of choice. There is a vast Green Team out there that likes the kawi...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By hobnobber
One thing that impressed me on the suzuki drz250...

One thing that impressed me on the suzuki drz250 was that all the swing arm and suspension linkages (5) I think, had zerk grease fittings already installed, what a good idea. I don't see much info...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By hobnobber
thanks guys. I appreciate your thoughts...

thanks guys.

I appreciate your thoughts and any other comments from folks that have either of these bikes.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By hobnobber
kawi klx250 or Suz drz250 reliability??

Disregarding the klx is a dual sport and drz is an off road enduro which one of these will be the most reliable when your a long way from home. I have a dr650 and it's bullet proof reliable, just...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-04-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,354
Posted By hobnobber
Ok TAS -I will give you a call for a weekend run....

Ok TAS -I will give you a call for a weekend run.

I'm going to get some maps of the O. C. Nat. Forest and start familiarizing myself. My inlaws used to own a house in Salt Springs so went there...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-03-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 25,354
Posted By hobnobber
Just seeing that there are quite a few...

Just seeing that there are quite a few Adventurers looking for ride areas in S. Fla. I'm in the Jupiter area. We're running out of free range real estate down this way.

I get up to Ocala every...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: Bikes from Japan 10-22-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By hobnobber
I use a double set of bike flashers with bright...

I use a double set of bike flashers with bright LED's on my DR650 and they have four very bright LED lights in each unit. the batteries last for about 100 hours of flashing. They can be set as just...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2006, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By hobnobber
Hi there AWjeez: i just traded my Yamaha XT 225...

Hi there AWjeez: i just traded my Yamaha XT 225 on a DR650 and use mine just like you do for putting around and very happy with the results. Its a very docile bike on trails and bulletproof in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,089,753
Posted By hobnobber
Pissed sprocket change

Can anyone tell me where to get a new 14 tooth front sprocket for me dr650 ? thanks I have a new machine and don't know all the resources yet. It appears very well made with the exception of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,523
Posted By hobnobber
hey Irishchopper, I too am trying to decide...

hey Irishchopper, I too am trying to decide between the klr and the dr 650.
I have ridden the dr and it is a great machine and appears very well made and has a bulletproof engine and reputation. I...
Forum: Face plant 08-17-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 630,865
Posted By hobnobber
Dear Dale: May our Hheavenly Father bless...

Dear Dale:

May our Hheavenly Father bless you and your family in every way possible. May our good Lord guide and direct your surgeons in their work in this operation and provide you with the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By hobnobber
Eh? I appreciate all of your thoughts and ideas. This...

I appreciate all of your thoughts and ideas. This web site is awesome and full of very interesting people..... like the guy who was abducted by aliens, but just once !!!! :eek1 :huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By hobnobber
I am also interested in both the Honda and the DR...

I am also interested in both the Honda and the DR 650. I have three smaller Hondas 100/150/230 all are awsome and reliable bikes, so I like Honda's but am concerned about the height of the 650 Honda....
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