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Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 91,734
Views: 17,080,414
Posted By mcbroom
Was it any use for the NSU-ectomy..?

Was it any use for the NSU-ectomy..?
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
I won't mind if someone would happen to tip me on...

I won't mind if someone would happen to tip me on a place where the OEM manual could be downloaded... :wink:

I think I'll buy it if I can't find it on the web. The reason for considering the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks fink. I'm glad to know there are others...

Thanks fink. I'm glad to know there are others who've been in the same boat:freaky

While going through the the most recent months of this thread I found some good information on the NSU and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks TH. I'll see if I can find someone for...

Thanks TH. I'll see if I can find someone for moral / technical support. If I can't, another option I'm thinking is writing myself an insanely detailed set of point by point instructions that would...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 04:58 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks 8gv. TET sounds interesting. I don't think...

Thanks 8gv. TET sounds interesting. I don't think I've heard about it before. I'm in the penguin city.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
New DR

Im new on the DR thread so I thought Id better introduce myself. I came to the US from Europe about 2 years ago and left my WR250R there in storage. In order to keep withdrawal at bay while in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2010, 10:50 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks Chadx, I'll try that.

Thanks Chadx, I'll try that.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2010, 11:38 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks Krabill, not having to get too scientific...

Thanks Krabill, not having to get too scientific about it is pretty much what I wanted to hear. My problem with all MC maintenance is that it's hard to tell which numbers are to be taken accurately...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2010, 03:18 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
Question Chain Tension with 13/48?

Could someone running on 13/48 sprockets share their chain tension checking method? Where do you measure and what is the clearance? Don't say you measure with your fingers unless you have measured...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2010, 11:51 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks Hayduke, excellent guidance and pics!...

Thanks Hayduke, excellent guidance and pics! :clap Apologies if you posted the close-ups already before, I must have missed them even though I try to follow this thread closely.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Hayduke, that's the best looking fairing I've...

Hayduke, that's the best looking fairing I've seen on a WRR so far :thumb Could you share more details / photos of the fairing and how you attached it to the bike? Any advice on what to do with the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Tire Test

I found this on the interweb (post dated July 2009):

Results from a test in a Swedish Magazine. Off-Road capability was prio 1. They used a Yamaha WR450F an a Honda XR650R in the test.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2010, 11:51 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
BIKE PORN ALERT!! :lol3 ...

BIKE PORN ALERT!!


:lol3


Superb setup! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 11:44 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
VW, I think your posts serve more people than...

VW, I think your posts serve more people than they annoy so it's not a big sin to share news of what you've got to offer. Of course moderation is important. I certainly would never have known about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2010, 12:01 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
+1 I signed too. I don't need much more...

+1

I signed too. I don't need much more power, just enough to make it a bit easier to get the nose up on command when I need to get over a rock or a fallen tree. And I don't want too much power...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2010, 11:04 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
SW Motech Topcase

I don't like the looks of top cases but I'm more into functionality and practicality than looks. If R2 was my only bike, I think I'd have one of these on her for commuting and running errands:...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2010, 10:47 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
His kneecaps are high :eek1 :lol3

His kneecaps are high :eek1


:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2010, 11:03 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
This phenomenon is called dead hair cells in the...

This phenomenon is called dead hair cells in the ear...:lol3

Protect your ears :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Case Saver

Ivan, I suppose you're right. There are so many things that can happen that we could speculate until the end of days and still say what if. So count me in for a powder coated kit! :super
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Question Sandman Case Saver Risk?

The new black sprocket cover by Sandman got me drooling for the cover+case saver kit since it would be a nice match with my black frame. But it also got me thinking about the discussion here a while...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 01:21 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
Page 666...

:pope
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 09:35 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
Have fun :lol3

Have fun :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 08:42 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
Mobill, those links in the table of contents are...

Mobill, those links in the table of contents are only links inside my MSWord document, not to any posts etc on the web. I have copy pasted the discussions that I found useful to the document itself....
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Here's the table of contents of my data...

Here's the table of contents of my data collection:

1.Table Of Contents. 2 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/#_Toc250193170)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2010, 01:03 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
WRR Data Collection

In case someone is planning of gathering WRR data in some place new (issue specific new threads..?) or add to the existing forums, I have a ~400 page MSWord document where I have gathered all the WRR...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Rear Bag

Just to add to the luggage discussion: I've been looking at one of these as it might fit the WRR as well as my Bandit back seat:
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/921/584/

It's...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Are you sure those are cooling holes, not the...

Are you sure those are cooling holes, not the grill for the internal speaker sound port..? I've never noticed any of my GPSs get even warm, let alone hot.

Right now I have a Garmin Nvi 550,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2009, 12:14 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
MRA Shields

+1 on the MRA shieilds.

I had the Streetshield on my XChallenge and liked it a lot. Practically limitless adjustment possibilities (up/down/angle/distance from the bars) at least on the XC and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 11:56 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
You're right, I mixed bore with total...

You're right, I mixed bore with total displacement. After all, our motors on the WRR are 1/4 of the R1 motor (AFAIK)!

And thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 09:34 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
Thanks, kyns! Allright lottery indeed :D ...

Thanks, kyns! Allright lottery indeed :D

I'm having a hard time believing I won something. I'll believe it when I've got the bike under me.:norton

I got the radiator fixed. Cost me 150...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2009, 06:51 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
It seems like my WRR will get some company. I was...

It seems like my WRR will get some company. I was informed yesterday that I have won a brand spankin' new blue Suzuki GSF 1250 S Bandit in a dealer's lottery:clap :clap :clap

Not bad considering...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 02:48 AM
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Views: 1,665
Posted By mcbroom
Homage to HighFive

I got interested in the WRR in the winter and started looking for reviews, etc online. When I started going through the monster thread here on advrider I had "a feeling" (maybe something like HF's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Radiator

I think you guys are right. I'll try to find someone to bend and weld it back to shape. Just have to get the damn thing off the bike first. Me like driving, me don't like fiddling :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2009, 01:18 AM
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Posted By mcbroom
:lol3 Have they been tested against tree...

:lol3

Have they been tested against tree stubs..? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Dammit Dammit Dammit

Went out on some technical one track yesterday. Haven't been able to do any of that in June and July because of back problems but still got convinced by my buddies to follow them to a path marked...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2009, 12:40 PM
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Posted By mcbroom
Gasoline bottle

They are originally water bottles (as far as I can tell) so I had already replaced the sealing with a gas / toxic stuff proof O-ring but it didn't seem to help. Later I put water into it and shook...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
Luggage

In case someone is in need for ideas for day trip luggage, here's what I use:
http://i463.photobucket.com/albums/qq358/MxSuvanto/19072009382.jpg

It's Touratech's Universal toolcase (TT code...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 41,331
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Posted By mcbroom
My vote goes to reindeer. They're too stupid to...

My vote goes to reindeer. They're too stupid to give way even if you stop right next to them. If you start driving, they start running in front of you (instead of running to the side of the road). If...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 41,331
Views: 7,711,128
Posted By mcbroom
My road to ruin

I took the painfully expensive way to find the bike that I needed. A sold my Harley for a GS1200 Adventure (new...) 2 years ago after starting to crave for some dirt / "adventure" action. A certain...
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