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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By cyclebabble
Its long and narrow. I like my camera mounted to...

Its long and narrow. I like my camera mounted to my chin bar so you get a first person view of the bike without the helmet in the way. Hard to do with the Sony.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By cyclebabble
Depends what you want to do. Sony has a shit...

Depends what you want to do. Sony has a shit form factor. GoPro has a ton of mounts, Sony not so much but getting better. Sony has stabilization built in. Both shoot great video. I have both,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclebabble
Ughhh, I'm out. :( Got something else to do. ...

Ughhh, I'm out. :( Got something else to do. We'll get together sooner or later.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclebabble
Dirt

Dirt
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclebabble
Did you end up going downstate? Just wondering,...

Did you end up going downstate? Just wondering, tomorrow looks like a decent day for riding up here.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 856,703
Posted By cyclebabble
Just returned from my first dual sport trip to...

Just returned from my first dual sport trip to South East Utah. Visited everything I could in four days, Mulley Point, Valley of the Gods, White Rim, Chicken Corners, Shafer Switchbacks. Since I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclebabble
Sounds like a plan. I'll be back from Moab...

Sounds like a plan. I'll be back from Moab Memorial Day. Gotta get Mike to come along.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclebabble
I'd probably do the dual sport ride, done tunnel...

I'd probably do the dual sport ride, done tunnel of trees so much I'm sick of it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By cyclebabble
In Moab - I have a question

First time in Moab with my DRZ, I searched for an answer last night but my google-fu must be lacking. With the rain we had here last night should I hold off hitting the trails until afternoon?
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,382
Posted By cyclebabble
It says I need permission to see the map.

It says I need permission to see the map.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-08-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,097
Posted By cyclebabble
I wouldn't say regret. I just wish I was a...

I wouldn't say regret. I just wish I was a better rider off road with it. I am comfortable on my DRZ, but the 990 intimidates me a little. It is a giggle machine though. The power, the feel of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-02-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By cyclebabble
A night on the charger and she took right off...

A night on the charger and she took right off this morning. Thanks for the replies, thought maybe it had something to do with me tanking the tank off, didn't think about the battery. Time to put...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By cyclebabble
Yes, when holding the starter button down...

Yes, when holding the starter button down constant it does the same thing. Thinking it's the battery after searching some more and finding some videos. We'll see in the morning, gonna put the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-01-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By cyclebabble
Help -07 990 No startem uppa

I did my first oil change on my 990, I also installed the CJ Designs drain hose thingy. So I removed the tank. After finally getting the oil from UPS today, i filled the oil, reassembled the tank,...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,666
Posted By cyclebabble
That is one cool looking KLR. Love that pic.

That is one cool looking KLR. Love that pic.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By cyclebabble
Really? I thought the Mefo was much easier to put...

Really? I thought the Mefo was much easier to put on. After fighting the K60 for hours I took it to the local (non KTM) dealer and they blew the tire up!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,382
Posted By cyclebabble
Yes, the old one still works but it has a scratch...

Yes, the old one still works but it has a scratch on the lens. :(
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,382
Posted By cyclebabble
Motodutch, Thanks for checking out the...

Motodutch,

Thanks for checking out the videos. Looks like you have a fair amount of work there ahead of you.

I think I am just teasing Mike about selling the 990. I'll probably keep it, as it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,382
Posted By cyclebabble
It's yours anytime, I am lusting after a 690. ...

It's yours anytime, I am lusting after a 690. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 15,382
Posted By cyclebabble
Possibly. The 990 is waiting for me to do an oil...

Possibly. The 990 is waiting for me to do an oil change, not looking forward to that.

I would probably be willing as long as I have people to help pick up the big girl when I fall over. :D ...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By cyclebabble
Yes, there are hand pumps in a couple locations. ...

Yes, there are hand pumps in a couple locations.


http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/details.aspx?id=690&type=SFCG
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By cyclebabble
Hog Island state forest campground. Camp right...

Hog Island state forest campground. Camp right next to the lake. No electric, pit toilets though if that matters. Closer to St. Ignace than Manistique though. Nice campground though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,448
Posted By cyclebabble
I started my dual sport riding adventure on a...

I started my dual sport riding adventure on a 1150GSA last summer. It was too big, for my newbie talents. I purchased a DRZ400 shortly after the GSA and found the reduced weight much easier to...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,542
Posted By cyclebabble
Here's a link to Lostriders thread on the...

Here's a link to Lostriders thread on the tankbox.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=255186
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-28-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19,631
Views: 8,304,881
Posted By cyclebabble
Dam that's a perty bike, congrats!

Dam that's a perty bike, congrats!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 235,332
Posted By cyclebabble
Northern Lights over I-75 in Northern Michigan ...

Northern Lights over I-75 in Northern Michigan


http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/DSCF0240.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By cyclebabble
External hard drives

External hard drives
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 318,278
Posted By cyclebabble
TCI Products ...

TCI Products

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/product/TCI-87S-100.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,010
Posted By cyclebabble
I like videos with or without music. There are...

I like videos with or without music. There are some great videos out there with music in them. But if that is not your taste...check out these two videos.

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Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 318,278
Posted By cyclebabble
http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynor...

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa86/Victorynorth/DRZ.jpg

my 13 DRZ400. Added the Lynx fairing, new fender, Rocket Exhaust over the winter. Just installed a stiffer rear spring for my fat...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,189
Posted By cyclebabble
I keep mine in my tank bag. Toured around the...

I keep mine in my tank bag. Toured around the country with my D600, no issues. Did a bit of off road with my 990 last summer, never any ill effects.

Though the screen on my Sony RX100 got...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By cyclebabble
I agree with YooperBob. One thing I have learned...

I agree with YooperBob. One thing I have learned is lighter is better. With my DRZ I set it up for hard luggage, but have decided to go with soft to save weight.

I think with hard luggage and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-09-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19,631
Views: 8,304,881
Posted By cyclebabble
Very nice pic, of course your pics always are.

Very nice pic, of course your pics always are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,838
Posted By cyclebabble
It's not that big of deal, riding isn't the be...

It's not that big of deal, riding isn't the be all end all of my life. It is something I enjoy to do, but in the winter I find other things to do. Besides the change of seasons is nice, and each...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By cyclebabble
Not anywhere near you, but the only place I found...

Not anywhere near you, but the only place I found was Revzilla. They have an excellent return policy.

http://www.revzilla.com/rukka
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By cyclebabble
Right where I live! Lots of trails, forest roads...

Right where I live! Lots of trails, forest roads all over up here. Though the Upper Peninsula is better. If your looking for street riding as has been said M119 through Harbor Springs is good. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,165
Posted By cyclebabble
Great stuff Lost Rider. I too was impressed with...

Great stuff Lost Rider. I too was impressed with the footage from Motonomad, not sure how they charged lipos in the field though.

I just built a XuGong Pro V2 foldable quad, though I used a Naza...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,221
Posted By cyclebabble
I tried it last year on my 990, proved to big a...

I tried it last year on my 990, proved to big a bike for me. Plus I was nursing a bad back at the time. Novice rider here. Going to try it this year on my DRZ400. Not sure if the dates will work,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 485,475
Posted By cyclebabble
My first try at winter riding on the DRZ,...

My first try at winter riding on the DRZ, needless to say I need more practice. Decided to go for a swim in the creek. This is all the footage I could recover from the GoPro as it sank.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,129
Views: 856,703
Posted By cyclebabble
Sometimes all it takes is a motorcycle ride to...

Sometimes all it takes is a motorcycle ride to turn around a bad day.

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