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Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 06:20 AM
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Posted By slip
Found a new playground for the pig

And the area is close to the house too. Rode for about 1 1/2 hours after work yesterday. I finally got a chance to let her rip. Man, all I can say is, this beast is a torque monster. It just tractors...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 60,606
Posted By slip
Nice ride!

Nice ride!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,864
Views: 807,296
Posted By slip
Does the big Strom do forest service roads ok...

Does the big Strom do forest service roads ok with the right tires? Thinking about selling my XR650L.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,555
Views: 888,997
Posted By slip
Hey guys. I have a guy who wants to trade an 07...

Hey guys. I have a guy who wants to trade an 07 DL650 for my 02 XR650L. It has almost 80k miles on it, all from original owner. It has some road rash on fairing from hit a little ice patch near his...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,555
Posted By slip
I plan on riding the forest service roads in two...

I plan on riding the forest service roads in two weeks.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
No, I diode is a semiconductor that blocks...

No, I diode is a semiconductor that blocks current in one direction. The diode is said to be reversed biased when it's blocking current. It depends on the orientation you put it in the circuit, in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,385
Posted By slip
DRZ is a great bike, and I am sure it would be...

DRZ is a great bike, and I am sure it would be fine for the trip. But you will definitely have to get an after market seat, as the stock one will have your arse hurting after an hour. :roflI myself...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Ii bought my 2002 XRL a few months ago. Well the...

Ii bought my 2002 XRL a few months ago. Well the sprockets and chain were trash, so I am replacing them tomorrow. It had 14/48 combo on it, and I went with stock gearing, because I have an 1 1/2 hr...
Forum: Photos 03-19-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 3,930,963
Posted By slip
I think you can get a quiet insert for the DG,...

I think you can get a quiet insert for the DG, but I am not sure how quiet that is. :D Good point about the tank bag. You will like the Q4, it's not obnoxious. I might go back to stock exhaust.
Forum: Photos 03-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11,402
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Posted By slip
Thanks. I like the FMF Q4. It does have a nice...

Thanks. I like the FMF Q4. It does have a nice sound, but not too loud. What's wrong with the DG? Mine came with the Q4, but I must say, I like the looks of the DG. You bike looks great! Where did...
Forum: Photos 03-17-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 3,930,963
Posted By slip
What do you think of this one. 1983 GL1100....

What do you think of this one. 1983 GL1100. $1600. I'll tell you what, I'm awfully tempted!

http://i58.tinypic.com/ke7x2a.jpg
Forum: Photos 03-16-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By slip
Damn nice stable!

Damn nice stable!
Forum: Photos 03-16-2015, 08:39 AM
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Views: 3,930,963
Posted By slip
Urban jungle stomping

Took my bike uptown yesterday. The XR650L makes a great urban assault weapon. :D

http://i61.tinypic.com/2dje51y.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
FMF hi flow header

My L came with an FMF Q4. I am thinking about getting the FMF header. Will I feel any gains putting this on, or will it just look purtier than stock. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Looks like an awesome area to ride. Today it's...

Looks like an awesome area to ride. Today it's sunny and 60, I will be throwing a leg over mine when I get home!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
I'm glad I saw this because I was thinking of...

I'm glad I saw this because I was thinking of getting one, because it looks great. But as fugly as the stock fender is, it does work well! Function over form. :rofl I am keeping the stock one on...
Forum: Photos 02-27-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 3,930,963
Posted By slip
Batman, what kind of tires are those, and how are...

Batman, what kind of tires are those, and how are they off road. I just put some Shinko 705s on my xrl, and they have a similar tread pattern. I have not had the chance to test them out off road yet.
Forum: Photos 02-27-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,402
Views: 3,930,963
Posted By slip
Purty bike!

Purty bike!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 67,654
Posted By slip
Wow, I am impressed. Beautiful work! Do you...

Wow, I am impressed. Beautiful work! Do you intend to take this off road, it's so darned purty. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Some nice winter scenery. :evil

Some nice winter scenery. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
I see. Might be interested in one of these...

I see. Might be interested in one of these myself.

Thanks for the complement. Almost ready for prototyping. I'll post a video of it on the xrl when I put one together.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
I'm curios, what advantages does a programmable...

I'm curios, what advantages does a programmable CDI have? Retard or advance the timing?

Here's what I am working on. I looked at a couple of torque curves online to set the redline. Don't know if...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 255,852
Posted By slip
Wow, wish the states would get this bike. I had a...

Wow, wish the states would get this bike. I had a TT 500 way back in the day.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,641
Posted By slip
Love the gold engine plugs. Nice bling.:D And you...

Love the gold engine plugs. Nice bling.:D And you are a good fabricator.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Where did you get the fairing. I like it. Looks...

Where did you get the fairing. I like it. Looks like you would get decent wind protection from it, and it looks good.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 120,347
Posted By slip
I had a Gen 1 KLR about 11 years ago. I...

I had a Gen 1 KLR about 11 years ago. I absolutely loved it. Nice ride on the street, and off road, it was fun providing you didn't try to do single track trail riding. I wanted to get back into dual...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,257
Posted By slip
Very nice country.

Very nice country.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By slip
Yeah, I Agee. Awesome trails. I've been to SF....

Yeah, I Agee. Awesome trails. I've been to SF. Where is that? Great video.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 144,663
Posted By slip
brrrr. This reminds me why I left NY for NC. I...

brrrr. This reminds me why I left NY for NC. I had enough of that snow!
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 144,663
Posted By slip
I'd like to get a R1200GS one day! For now I'll...

I'd like to get a R1200GS one day! For now I'll just have to ride my big red pig that I am plating today. This is all I could afford, as I had to get the wife a car.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,755
Posted By slip
Thanks for posting this. I just don't think it...

Thanks for posting this. I just don't think it was coincidence that you guys took that route that day. I don't mind saying that it brought a tear to my eye to see the shape the dog was in. I wonder...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,772
Posted By slip
Awesome pics. Would love to ride there with the...

Awesome pics. Would love to ride there with the wide open space. Nice looking KTM.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Yeah, mcma, trying to figure that out now. :D

Yeah, mcma, trying to figure that out now. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 85,535
Views: 10,103,546
Posted By slip
Here's my pig

https://flic.kr/p/qRGVsVPicked it up last Friday. Had to drive 50 miles for it, but it was worth it. 2002 with 13k miles. She runs great. FMF Q4, Seat Concepts seat, skid plate, IMS pegs, Renthal...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,625
Views: 806,040
Posted By slip
I just see this bike as a winner, and I want one....

I just see this bike as a winner, and I want one. I believe they will sell a lot of these bikes. Heck, it is only $500 more than the KLR650! This is the bike I have been waiting for. I just watched...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,807
Posted By slip
Oops, I mean NC700X

I see that someone already started a thread. My bad. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,807
Posted By slip
The new Honda NX700X

What yah think of this. Looks like it could be a nice adventure bike for those of us on a low budget. It has optional hard bags and tail bag. The gas tank is under the seat, so there is a nice...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-06-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23,230
Views: 7,154,662
Posted By slip
How does everyone like their Scramblers

I have always liked the look of the bike. Are they pretty good on fire roads? I especially like the 2012 Matte Khaki Green one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27,419
Views: 5,094,341
Posted By slip
Thought you guys would like this

The Charlotte NC police department have a number of DRZ's. Pretty cool to see them painted in the blue and white police Charlotte Mecklenburg colors. Saw a pair today at lunch time. Funny, every time...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,591
Posted By slip
OK, concerning the R12GS, I now understand what's...

OK, concerning the R12GS, I now understand what's going on. Read the following on another forum:

On the BMW R1200RT and K1200GT, BMW does not use the normal dual-filament rear bulbs, but rather...
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