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Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-16-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,581
Posted By khead
So many fun new things to learn today :D ...

So many fun new things to learn today :D

Just lovin the MobileMe thing so far....

http://gallery.me.com/davesprou#100001/Huh

If this doesn't work, I'll go to a quiet corner and practice...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-16-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,581
Posted By khead
OK - I got the Canada topo detail. Just a little...

OK - I got the Canada topo detail. Just a little chunky on the zoom/detail thing.


Even if you're not showing much detail in the US, this seems a bit of a strange way to go about it:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-15-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,581
Posted By khead
Alternative Maps?

Has anyone had luck installing non-Garmin maps into RoadTrip?

I've tried installing Ibycus Topo 1.31 without much success. None of the topographic info showed up, and there were all sorts of other...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-18-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,581
Posted By khead
Now don't be giving away any secret spots there...

Now don't be giving away any secret spots there DR. Rock ---- we all know there's no riding there.....

This is all great news on the Garmin/Mac front.
I'm officially starting to scrape the mold...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By khead
Here's an extremely detailed guide to servicing...

Here's an extremely detailed guide to servicing that carb:

http://faq.f650.com/FAQS/Carb_Clean.htm

Just ignore the BMW specific things like jetting, paired carbs, etc.

Also, be careful with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By khead
Yeah - That's the the really poor stock valving...

Yeah - That's the the really poor stock valving showing it's ugly head. The bike really benefits from a good re-valve. It's a decent shock if set up properly.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By khead
It's easy to do. Just a hammer, screwdriver and...

It's easy to do. Just a hammer, screwdriver and tape measure.
You don't need to remove the shock from the bike or anything.


Just tap on the side of the lock nut on the top of the spring (I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By khead
Crank up the preload! It's free! ...

Crank up the preload! It's free!

http://www.4strokes.com/tech/racesag.asp

(I didn't read this - just first hit on Google search)


PS - You might not have a stock spring, and you might have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By khead
You might find this site a bit helpful: ...

You might find this site a bit helpful:

http://www.racetech.com/evalving/english/Srchpr.asp?bikeid=1215&manufacture=Suzuki&model=DR350SE&year=1999&TABLEINFO=dirt&langname=english

You can check...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By khead
How much do weigh? The spring should be...

How much do weigh?

The spring should be selected according to your weight. The stock spring is fine for you if you're 180-200 or so. The ride height is controlled by the amount of preload you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By khead
Congrats on the DR. It's my sweet ride too. ...

Congrats on the DR. It's my sweet ride too.

For the throttle, check for any rust in the in-cable adjuster, any cable kinks, lube the cables and clean and lube grip tube. Mine doesn't return with...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 486
Posted By khead
I have some on my bike, and they do offer a great...

I have some on my bike, and they do offer a great amount of flexible protection. The downside is that they don't quite support the weight of the turn signal, and over time develop a very embarrassing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By khead
I was wrong on the 300lb thing ---- it's 250! ...

I was wrong on the 300lb thing ---- it's 250!
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,762
Posted By khead
You are probably a bit over what the carriers...

You are probably a bit over what the carriers manufacturer would recommend as the upper limit - you might want to check directly with them on that.
I have a DR350 that I sometimes carry on a G20 van...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By khead
Check out this site: ...

Check out this site:

http://faq.f650.com/FAQS/Carb_Clean.htm#Detailed%20Feedback:

Apparently BMW owners are very wordy guys...

Same carb as the DR's. Lots of good info and pictures.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By khead
Don't worry about all the "my neighborhood's the...

Don't worry about all the "my neighborhood's the best" nonsense. You can get good ride starting just a few hundred yards form the shop.
The sooner you get off 620, the sooner you'll start enjoying...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 02:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,748
Posted By khead
[quote=kconville]You make some good points here....

[quote=kconville]You make some good points here. As long as people aren't putting these bikes in places they have no business being, then right on!

Unfortunately I'm in NJ right now - everything...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,748
Posted By khead
Alternatively --- This is the sort of bike that...

Alternatively --- This is the sort of bike that can allow (some) people to enjoy offroad riding without needing excessive amounts of land to make it challenging and enjoyable.
This bike plated,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,748
Posted By khead
It should be able to be made street legal like...

It should be able to be made street legal like any other offroad bike.
It depends mostly on the state you're trying to do it in.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By khead
Just head West of town and use Lime Creek Road as...

Just head West of town and use Lime Creek Road as part of your way out. You'll be in beautiful hill country, and can almost do no wrong for fun roads.
Maybe make Marble Falls - Lake Buchanan by 1431...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 25,748
Posted By khead
I'm with ya on thinking this looks like a...

I'm with ya on thinking this looks like a fantastic hybrid bike.

The word I got from a dealer a while ago was "probably around $7500" --- which fits with the other Scorpas.
Needs to be plated for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2007, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27,986
Views: 3,413,513
Posted By khead
Here's a thread on adding a kickstart: ...

Here's a thread on adding a kickstart:

http://www.maximum-suzuki.com/forums/index.php?PHPSESSID=13a1dad7078e741a5b5b5d65fb7c99b1&topic=42065.0

The 98 and 99 street models have the same...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 51,644
Posted By khead
This bike is cracking me up. Gotta admit I'm...

This bike is cracking me up. Gotta admit I'm tempted just on account of it's odd coolness.

Looks like you can get the "motard" tires in the US:
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 243,471
Posted By khead
I found a manual that goes all the way up to 99...

I found a manual that goes all the way up to 99 in one of the links (can't remember which one) in this thread:

http://www.supermotojunkie.com/showthread.php?t=24183

Heres some shots of my 98...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By khead
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Suzuki-DR-2007-DR65...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Suzuki-DR-2007-DR650-zero-mi-NEW-2007-Suzuki-DR650SE-STREET-TRAIL-DR-0mi-Dual-Sport_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ50027QQihZ003QQitemZ130125950495QQrdZ1

The cheaper one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By khead
I was just in a NJ dealer the other day that had...

I was just in a NJ dealer the other day that had a $4599 "New Low Price" tag on it.
I've seen some dealers on eBay recently selling at a base price of around $4200 (can't remember exactly).
There...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,912
Posted By khead
I found a users website with forum: ...

I found a users website with forum:

http://www.mt-owners-club.org.uk/

It sounds like the bike gets about 50-55 MPG. I would have expected a bit more than that with the fuel injection.

.......
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,912
Posted By khead
Unfortunately the bile isn't available in Canada...

Unfortunately the bile isn't available in Canada either - only Europe.

I do know people that - at least a few decades ago - would fly to Europe, buy a bike there and use it for vacation...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,912
Posted By khead
OK - This is driving me nuts. I want the...

OK - This is driving me nuts. I want the MT-03.

Does anyone know much about importing bikes?
I assume it's doable ... but how impractical?

40 some years of riding - from my first Briggs and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,912
Posted By khead
Thanks for showing me this ----- or perhaps not,...

Thanks for showing me this ----- or perhaps not, as now I want one and know I can't get it.

I've been toying with the idea of tarding a DR 650 as a street fun/practical transportation macine, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By khead
I'm 5'10" 180 lb, and have a 98 DR350SE that I...

I'm 5'10" 180 lb, and have a 98 DR350SE that I bought it new in 99.
I've spent the last few years considering replacing it with everything from the DRZ400 S or SM, the Kawasaki 250 (why don't they...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,034
Posted By khead
Another warning to stay away from Kreem and use...

Another warning to stay away from Kreem and use por15.

I had Kreem in my tank for a few years - didn't like it from the start, and liked it less and less as it turned rust colored over time.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By khead
If you want, you can get a black Acerbis RM front...

If you want, you can get a black Acerbis RM front fender that will fit.
I just put one on mine, and am quite happy with it. Even in the daylight the white one was a pretty big honker hanging out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,583
Posted By khead
Magnetic Dirt?

The earth's core is a bit more molten iron then magnetic dirt



for anyone who might be wondering....
Forum: Trials 04-09-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 37,938
Posted By khead
I called a dealer and got that it should...

I called a dealer and got that it should hopefully be available by sometime in the fall, for probably around $7500.

For me, this bike and the Yamaha Tricker:
...
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