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Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97,503
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Posted By scottbed
I'm surprised the frame/title isn't worth more...

I'm surprised the frame/title isn't worth more for someone that crashed and bent a frame. But if you bent that little frame you probably have bigger things to think about, like the wood material for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Question Few things I'm wondering...just for kicks

I have two DRs (2000 and 2002), both have around 12k miles. Both were bought used...so not sure about any work done to them. I'm pretty sure the 2002 has had nothing done but not so sure for 2000.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By scottbed
Show them the most expensive foot peg lowering...

Show them the most expensive foot peg lowering brackets on the face of the earth, Brad. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By scottbed
Any advice or recommendations about NS would be...

Any advice or recommendations about NS would be most welcome! Looks like you had a fun ride...pretty sketchy doing some of those sections by yourself though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By scottbed
Wicked Six Days in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia - 2014

My brother Brad and I (Scott) are going back to New Brunswick and adding some Nova Scotia for 2014, leaving Mass on Sept 12th. :ricky

Scott:...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
I have tried everything. I have had 3 carbs in...

I have tried everything. I have had 3 carbs in this thing and 2 full carb rebuilds on my original carb. Float adjustment, and every needle/main jet combination known to humankind. When I said I've...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
mileage

I care about mileage because if I'm 100 miles in the woods (e.g. Maine) and 20 miles from gas getting an unexpected tank of 32 mpg means I'm walking 10 miles each way to fetch gas. Why don't you give...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Cry Same problem here...been fighting it for 3 years!

I've been fighting this issue for 3 years now. Sometimes I dip down into the low 30s for gas mileage and I get the same rumbly feeling especially under load (like going at a high speed, like 70+ or...
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 322,457
Posted By scottbed
Thumb Storm and Brady rock!!!

I asked Brady to expedite my case liners and he got them to me a week ahead of when I asked for. He was swamped with other orders so I have to give a big thanks to Storm. The liners are high quality...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,683
Posted By scottbed
That was an excellent RR....I feel almost stupid...

That was an excellent RR....I feel almost stupid doing a 6 day ride through New Brunswick next week on mostly dirt logging roads, double-track and motels and you guys are doing some serious stuff out...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,911
Posted By scottbed
Why are they closing at such a rate?

Why are they closing at such a rate?
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 322,457
Posted By scottbed
Payment has been sent for two of these in black....

Payment has been sent for two of these in black. Yes, I am boring but I figure they'll get dirty eventually.

I put 18"x13"x6.5" as the outer dimension of the liners but feel free to modify since...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 322,457
Posted By scottbed
Question Liners for Pelican SE-720

What would be the lead time on liners for these in black including shipping to Arlington, MA 02474?

Thanks.

I.D.: 18.29" x 13.19" x 6.62"
O.D.: 19.75" x 15.53" x 7.48"
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By scottbed
Thumb Working hard to get ready...

Man, the rack and oil gaurd came out sweet. Better than factory! Thanks Brad!!! :beer
http://scottybed.smugmug.com/Sample-Gallery/i-2r5pbrx/0/M/P1010967-M.jpg

2002 after fixing the pickup coil....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By scottbed
Quick update on prep...

Quick update so far. I have two DR650s (2000, 2002). My brother Brad is riding the 2000. We had a blast doing the puppy dog last year with my other brother Ron so decided to expand the ride this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By scottbed
Route

We are going counter-clockwise from Brad's camp. :norton Looks to be about 1210 miles total in 6 days on mostly dirt...not too bad.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By scottbed
Bullwinkle 2013, eh? Six days in ME and New Brunswick

This report is to log a 6 day trip my brother Brad and I are doing starting and ending in Vasselboro, ME. We are following the same route more or less as DockingPilot did through New Brunswick in his...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
fuel problem....

The fuel problem is on my primary bike (2002), the tensioner leak was on my secondary bike (2000) that I use as a spare, loaner, and emergency parts.

My 2002 just smoked the pickup coil so I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Eh? Angered the DR gods....

I'm replacing the chain tensioner gasket and I may have screwed up. I did not put the bike at TDC before removing the tensioner. I just read you should put the tensioner back in with the bike at TDC...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Replaced the boot.... I almost picked up a...

Replaced the boot....

I almost picked up a cdi on eBay but I have a 2nd DR now so I can use that bike to troubleshoot the first one. I just have zero time with work/kids and training for upcoming...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
I have the Raptor (bought from Procycle). ...

I have the Raptor (bought from Procycle).

Does your friend want some work?
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Brand new TM40 carb from Procycle installed...

Brand new TM40 carb from Procycle installed middle of last year....mileage did go up on average but still swung all over the place. I got 47mpg sometimes....sometimes I got in mid 30's.

I pine sol...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
I replaced with remote choke cable kit from...

I replaced with remote choke cable kit from Procycle...and then I replaced that with their choke knob and put the remote kit on the 2nd DR.

This was one of my early theories. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
It ran well for a year. I've torn down in-line...

It ran well for a year. I've torn down in-line fours and rebuilt them so the DR isn't too complicated to me. It has 9900 miles...

I was going to go down one click on the needle and one size on the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Question Mechanic in Boston needed

So, after 2 years of monkeying with the entire intake/exhaust on my bike I am convinced I have a real problem, maybe with the top end or even electrical.

I am looking for a mechanic to help me go...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
Question Mechanic for DR650

So, after 2 years of monkeying with the entire intake/exhaust on my bike I am convinced I have a problem with the top end.

I am looking for a mechanic to help me go through the top end. I would...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
I didn't see the original posts about this...who...

I didn't see the original posts about this...who exactly is he pissed at and why? It can be frustrating doing terrain you aren't prepared for and also being overtired and probably dehydrated.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-12-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
Kevin

I went for tires a couple months ago and I can say that Kevin was not a happy camper. His health was failing and he was just extremely unsociable. I would be too were I in his situation. I hope...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,978
Posted By scottbed
Quebec any good?

Nice ride report.

We are doing Moosehead Lake, ME up to a loop around mid-lower NB and back next year (5-6 days). Did you like the Quebec area? I was thinking of doing that at some point if it's...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-26-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,200
Sticky: TetS
Views: 105,263
Posted By scottbed
File

I got the tets file, thanks a lot!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-26-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,406
Sticky: Tet
Views: 132,255
Posted By scottbed
File

I got the tetv1pdf.pdf file. Thanks a lot!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 44,459
Views: 2,548,011
Posted By scottbed
Thanks for that. Ok, that puts a dagger in...

Thanks for that.

Ok, that puts a dagger in the turn west strategy from the northeast part of Maine. Maybe I could do the NB ride if I do 250 miles/day....some of their legs are very short, like...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-23-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 44,459
Views: 2,548,011
Posted By scottbed
Question DS Ride around Maine for 2012,....questions.

I have some questions for you guys. I hope you can help if you don't mind.

I want to do a 5 day DS ride starting at Moosehead Lake, ME next year. I was going to follow this ride starting from...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
:smile6 Wow, that place looks like it rocks....

:smile6

Wow, that place looks like it rocks. I didn't know about them, psyched to have a good parts supply shop nearby!

Thanks a lot.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
Wow, that place looks like it rocks. I didn't...

Wow, that place looks like it rocks. I didn't know about them, psyched to have a good parts supply shop nearby!

Thanks a lot.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Question DR650 tires needed by Thursday - urgent!!!

I need a set of dual sport tires for a DR650 for a 3 day ride starting the 7th. So I need to spoon the tires on by Thursday night.

I just found out that tires cannot be shipped 2nd day or...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,435
Views: 459,293
Posted By scottbed
Question DR650 tires needed by Thursday - urgent!!!

I need a set of dual sport tires for a DR650 for a 3 day ride. So I need the tires spooned on by Thursday night.

I just found out that tires cannot be shipped 2nd day or overnight...so, does...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,396
Posted By scottbed
Question Puppy Dog round trip in 2 days?

Can I do this in 2 days without killing myself? I did the Northern half and on to Pittsburgh, NH in one day last year...then on to Moosehead Lake, ME the 2nd day so I think I could do it.

I want...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,502
Posted By scottbed
Awful DS schedule

This seems to me the worst schedule for DS bikes I've seen. I've only been doing this a few years but this year was absolutely awful for number of events.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 97,503
Views: 18,505,907
Posted By scottbed
Oh my mommy do I love the black color scheme. I...

Oh my mommy do I love the black color scheme. I am tempted but my 2002 is running well now.
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