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Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:29 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
:dutchHehe $69 to go. Sounds like a bar tab to...

:dutchHehe $69 to go. Sounds like a bar tab to me, and I think someone'll pony up for it in the next... what is it ...4 days. Personally, i think CiscoSF is gonna be a busy fella!! Thanks for the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
penultimate kickstarter donor...well, to reach the min.

I am in like Flynn. Hoo wah! We are gonna do this.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
speedo

Hey bhh1989! I've been trying to hook up Benn99r1 with a speedo gearbox for 2 days since he asked for one, but he's not responding to pm's or online posts. If you'll pm me an address then I'll get a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 03:46 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
speedo

PM me with an address. I'll get it out this afternoon
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:45 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
poly slider

I hope you like it and it lasts well for you. I bought one last year (nice to have color choices) that lasted one day, one ride. Literally. I'll stick with OEM.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 04:29 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
25 or 30 mpg seems like seriously low gas...

25 or 30 mpg seems like seriously low gas mileage. The only times I get less than 200 miles out of my 4 gallon tank are when I crash so many times I'm too tired to pick the damn thing up before a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
*#!!?@ahhh!

I swear I may need to take up knitting or something.:cry Maybe by the time this crap gets sorted I'll have one of those hats like On and Off.:thumbup
Finally got my rotor and caliper relocation...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:02 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Looking good

Nice looking steed there. And the glasses, hat, and pipe don't bother me a bit since I can barely see them myself! It's funny what jealousy can inspire in other. I say smile, roost em and move on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,255
Views: 48,213
Posted By dtchdgr
the Boone nOOb

I am the Bonne nOOb On and Off is referring to...and I am definitely IN. You fucks have no idea what you're in for.:gerg hehe! this'll be fun. Bring the rain, bring the snow. It'll take more than a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 83,545
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Posted By dtchdgr
Looks like a fun time, and I certainly love that...

Looks like a fun time, and I certainly love that area. Count me in. But don't expect me to tell you to be careful. I figure I am old enough at this point to throw caution to the wind, and I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
I suppose

Could be, but out of the 5340 pages here i wonder who was '1st' to say it. I know it wasn't me, and I bet it wasn't you! It was just my first time to ride such a bike. Pretty interesting stuff. At...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Thumbs down Mach 3 Motorsports

Just a heads up for everyone. I've been trying to get my oversized rotor and caliper relocation bracket for my CRF fork conversion from Mach 3 Motorsports for nearly two weeks. I placed the order...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
crf rim

Thanks for the info. The rim I have seems decent and salvageable. I was just looking for pointers related to rim work that wasn't a new build. I picked it up on ebay for $75 with a good axle. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 05:36 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
-1, and it's an improvement!

-1 degree at my place this morning, which is a huge improvement over the 15 degrees and 25 mph winds of yesterday. I know it won't impress the folks in Chicago, but the older I get the less I like...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:40 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
That's what I was seeing/thinking as well....

That's what I was seeing/thinking as well. Thanks. The oversized rotor was in my plans from the beginning and was a contributing factor in going with the 2004 forks when they came up on ebay at a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
crf-x usd conversion question

I am hoping someone can confirm for me that if I use the Tusk oversize rotor (https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1896/35148/Tusk-Oversized-Floating-Typhoon-Brake-Rotor-Kit-Front?v=2824) on my 2004...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Back...but not in the saddle

I want to briefly express my heart felt thanks to everyone thinking of my family and me over the 'holidays'. The last three weeks have been difficult and have provided little time for sleep. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Well, It's been a long couple of days getting to...

Well, It's been a long couple of days getting to this point, but at least I have a better understanding of how things really are with my Dad. He has been getting worse...low energy, impaired mental...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Well, Biscuits!!

I owe you guys pics and an update...Sorry, but that'll have to wait. I do have the stem pressed into the RSW triple, but my father, Jim, is having a medical emergency. Spent all night in the ER...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 05:01 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Thanks for the invite..and the pm saying you're...

Thanks for the invite..and the pm saying you're serious about the offer...I will be taking you up on it. I rode a part of the Smokies 500 in NC and N Ga a couple of weeks ago. It was great riding,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
No snow up here this weekend, It was beautiful....

No snow up here this weekend, It was beautiful. Sunshine and high 40's. I rode on Saturday and tinkered on Sunday. And yes, I'll shout before I come your way on the bike. I can't speak highly...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
He'll get thanked in an appropriate manner, for...

He'll get thanked in an appropriate manner, for sure.

I have close friends in Winchester and get up your way riding a few times a year. What an awesome area! A couple of friends and I rode the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
What manual are you using? The Clymer manual has...

What manual are you using? The Clymer manual has a schematic showing the starter gear assembly . In it they show 4 washers in the assembly for years 1993-1996 This schematic is wrong. If your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
I guess you mean ASV's. That's what I'm using...

I guess you mean ASV's. That's what I'm using and though they took some tinkering to make the choke mount work, I am very happy with them. The ease of adjustment for pull distance is fabulous!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
USD Forks

Got my RSW triples in the mail yesterday!!::clap I just started a fire in the woodstove that heats my shop. And there's a gentleman that lives up the street from me that will let me use his press. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:17 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
clutch lever

PM me with an address. I have a spare you can have. I've gone to an aftermarket perch and lever. My spare doesn't fit the new perch.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
I agree on the price, but I understand others are...

I agree on the price, but I understand others are doing similar products. I just haven't found one said to work with the XRL.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By dtchdgr
preload adjuster

Does anyone know of a shock preload adjuster...such as the one X-Trig sells...that will work with the XRL shocks? Looks like an excellent tool to me.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 602,856
Posted By dtchdgr
Boone, NC

I have 2.5 acres outside of Boone in western NC with plenty of tent space, bath/kitchen priviledges, and shop space with tools. Sometimes we have spare bedrooms.
Lots of local riding info about the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 07-12-2014, 03:25 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Thanks!

I received the document. Thanks for all the work.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By dtchdgr
Hoo-Rah!!

I'm in the midst of a rebuild and was having some trouble getting the cases to go back together. I tore into the bottom end to do the 5th gear upgrade. I did the 2nd gear upgrade about a year and a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 196,699
Posted By dtchdgr
Really, Crofrog

"Haven ridden many of the roads in the northern part of the trail I'd say a 990 would have no problems as long as you're comfortable on gravel and forest roads.

I'd probably personally not even...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
Day 1'highlights'

Kinda taking half a step back here, but a couple of significant things happened on day 1 that we have managed to leave out. I did a fork service before leaving and my experience with the XR convinced...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
Gates and re-routes

We had two almost inconsequential re-routes that cost us probably 10 minutes. I'll have to get my gps to get the exact co-ordinates, but you'd need to be a moron to let them cause you a problem.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 196,699
Posted By dtchdgr
Which Bike?

The trail is doable on some larger bikes by very experienced large bike riders, but I definitely don't recommend it. Smaller is better. Way better.

Personally, I think a 650 is as large as is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
oops

My bad. Day 1 was 330 Boone to Covington.
Day 2 was 250 Covington to Front Royal.
1020 my door to my door in Boone. 40 miles my house to Damascus; ergo Day 1 should be called 290 for most folks....
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
mileage

Day 1 was 331.
Day 2 was 250. That's Damascus to Front Royal.
Total Boone to Boone was 1020.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
Mud, water,mud

I can honestly say it's a shame we don't have footage of me going down in that mud hole in the last video at about 1:45. I ride alone a lot. A whole lot. Had I been alone when I went down there, I'd...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,699
Posted By dtchdgr
I'm here!

Wow! What a trip.I've been waiting on this weekend a long time. While I only barely knew Mark before this trip. Dave and I have quite a history. We met through unusual circumstances...My truck broke...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16,686
Views: 1,910,818
Posted By dtchdgr
Thumb KLR 600...What is this part?

Ahh! They threw a red herring my way! Thank you so much for the info. I should have considered this, since the motor clearly didn't match the diagram. Funny thing is, I tore apart a klr 250 a...
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