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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 12:49 PM
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Posted By travis789
If I had known how warm it was going to be and...

If I had known how warm it was going to be and how warm my new gear was, I would've ridden Michaux today. Instead we did a loop around Prettyboy Reservoir
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By travis789
I had the same experience with a Bandit 1200s, I...

I had the same experience with a Bandit 1200s, I consulted the manual, 90+ ft/lbs, buy a new axle.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2014, 02:11 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
I got out there and did 120 miles today, I saw...

I got out there and did 120 miles today, I saw one guy on a drz. I finally made it to the overlook on Hogshead rd. Washed the DR on the way home and the oil is draining in the basement now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:26 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/023_zps70903f2d.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:25 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/031_zps44dc0f76.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/036_zps2393fd10.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/038_zps61008f45.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/032_zpsde1e6039.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 03:06 AM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
Thank you. That wrist looks painful, TowPro, I'm...

Thank you. That wrist looks painful, TowPro, I'm glad your healing time is almost over though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 05:02 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/IMG_20140810_093530_322_zps94ad4769.jpg

Good gear did a good job. Lost the front end on Piney Mountain Ridge Road. I was able to ride it home.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 03:54 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
You are going on Friday this time?

You are going on Friday this time?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 03:19 AM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30...

Piney Mountain Ridge has all gates open from 30 through to the ATV parking lot, the section near the parking lot has a lot of ruts, fun riding.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 02:28 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
40.037020, -77.338908

40.037020, -77.338908
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By travis789
I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like...

I like PB blaster. It stinks to hi heaven (like super pungent kerosene) but we used to have good luck with it when I worked at a place that specialized in '60s chevys. Spray a little in a cap and...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By travis789
Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which...

Wow, those do look like they'd work well! Which model do you recommend?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,456
Posted By travis789
I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I...

I've been using Sennheiser ear buds for years. I have to wear ear protection at work so they get used 40 hours a week +. They are pretty rugged compared to cheap ones. The prices are from 20$ to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28,805
Views: 3,543,690
Posted By travis789
Question run carb dry

I have the fairly common problem of hard starts when my DR is hot. I theorized that when the bike is shut off hot and sits for a few minutes, the heat from the engine vaporizes a little of the gas...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28,805
Views: 3,543,690
Posted By travis789
i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after...

i didn't get to try out my dr350 last night after cleaning the pilot jet, so after work this evening I decided to putt around the neighborhood and see if there was any difference. 300 yards away from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28,805
Views: 3,543,690
Posted By travis789
I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear....

I have the stock gearing I believe, the 43T rear. The tach indicates rpm and speed coincide around 60mph=6000rpm (with 7200 rpm required for 70), and I do run at 70 a lot (to get to where I ride)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28,805
Views: 3,543,690
Posted By travis789
Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to...

Thanks for the input! This afternoon I decided to check my valve clearances and while I was at it I pulled the carb off. The pilot jet was completely clogged and the o ring on the intake boot was...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,082
Posted By travis789
Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time...

Do you clean the chain also? Thats the time consuming part for me. +1 on maybe the chain is too tight. My chain looks like it has a ton of slack but when I put the adjusters up to the next notch...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28,805
Views: 3,543,690
Posted By travis789
Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get...

Interesting. I ride a '93 dr350s and I only get about 45. The airbox is intact, and I've never changed any of the jets (but that doesn't mean the previous owner didn't) The plug is a healthy coffee...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,082
Posted By travis789
rear wheel alignment

I use a metal yard stick held against two points on the tire. Then notice where the forward tip touches the swing arm. Compare it to the other side, that will give you an indication of how true the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By travis789
neck pain

I had a bout of it this spring. I went riding in early April and it was pretty cold. I left early and it didn't get over 40F all day. Riding a DR350S for about 5 hours that day, some highway but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 337,207
Posted By travis789
tried to fix my horn

Turns out they're sealed up tighter than a drum and there is no taking them apart and reassembling them. Oh well, verified 12v at the wires and ordered one from fleabay.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,254
Views: 160,225
Posted By travis789
Romney, WV last weekend

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Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 316,203
Posted By travis789
I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's...

I did that too. Sold a scooter to my daughter's boyfriend and he was having trouble with it. I was checking the wiring harness trying to figure out why there was no juice to the cdi when I noticed...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 316,203
Posted By travis789
Eek Atomic Scrap Barrel

We have a scrap barrel at work and we heat up bushings and collars with an oxy acetyl rig and toss them in the scrap barrel. I was just about to drop a hot one in the new barrel this morning, when I...
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 316,203
Posted By travis789
Good idea! We had the forklift right there,...

Good idea! We had the forklift right there, though, so we used it :D
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,402
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Posted By travis789
Bluhduh When you're putting a corvair station wagon on a...

When you're putting a corvair station wagon on a lift, don't misjudge the balance point. But if you do, always leave the hood open, because as the car starts to teeter off the back of the lift, the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
Yeah, looking at the map I was on Ridge Road. ...

Yeah, looking at the map I was on Ridge Road. That road was on the left as I was heading North East. Maybe halfway between Shippensburg Rd and Peach Orchard?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
I went up Birch Run road all the way to...

I went up Birch Run road all the way to Shippensburg Road and then a left and then a right on the 1st dirt road I saw. I think this was off of there, but I didn't go up this trail. I don't remember...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
Last Sunday looked a little iffy, the clouds kept...

Last Sunday looked a little iffy, the clouds kept threatening rain, but then the sun would come out and it was perfect. I passed 3 dual sporters who were heading north above Long Pine Run Reservoir,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 03:06 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
That's a sweet bike! I can remember the first...

That's a sweet bike! I can remember the first time I ever saw a honda hawk gt back in high shcool (1988?) it was the coolest bike I'd ever seen. It looked like something out of the movie Tron...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 02:10 PM
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Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
Talking http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/052_zps51ef0951.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/055_zps64c77082.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/059_zps6b94099b.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 211,782
Posted By travis789
http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscas...

http://i1280.photobucket.com/albums/a493/traviscash/063_zpsab769f3e.jpg
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