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Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,132
Posted By edeslaur
Make sure you have it wired right. I slept a lot...

Make sure you have it wired right. I slept a lot since last time I used mine:norton, so can't remember, but the input from the bike goes to the controller... and then it gets fuzzy. But if you do it...
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,155
Posted By edeslaur
It's just a flesh... bone wound. OR: Side bags are not risk free...

No motorcycle was harmed in this event. :deal

One street accident in over 200K miles (I don't count the one where I passed out due to low blood sugar 12 years ago - it got the other ankle), I'm...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,132
Posted By edeslaur
I have the liner and controller. Screaming deal...

I have the liner and controller. Screaming deal for $149+tax. I also bought the Tourmaster coily SAE cord, works great with it. I decided to wire the included harness rather than running through my...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,937,773
Posted By edeslaur
There's no rule you have to wait until it's empty...

There's no rule you have to wait until it's empty to stop. :lol3:lol3 I'll take all the range I can get.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,937,773
Posted By edeslaur
There's the.clutch! So... still have...

There's the.clutch!

So... still have to.do.spline lubes? :norton
Forum: GS Boxers 10-03-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,937,773
Posted By edeslaur
You'd think so. :D I still do 6k oil...

You'd think so. :D

I still do 6k oil changes, per BMW - not.sure.why the assertion oil changes should be more frequent, that's what the oil filter is for. BUT! - no more Mobil 1 (speaking of.oil...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 20,504
Posted By edeslaur
LESS dangerous? :norton Last time I checked, it...

LESS dangerous? :norton Last time I checked, it was dangerous near towns and places with easy access.

In fact, if I look at stats across the US, per capita, it's more dangerous in places which are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Husky sold 23% fewer bikes last year. Less than...

Husky sold 23% fewer bikes last year. Less than 10,000, and that was after giving away TE630s for around $5k

I love my BMW K12S, but they don't know jack about offroad bikes. Step 1 was to sissify...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,316
Views: 1,937,773
Posted By edeslaur
Out of curiosity, how many miles and years do you...

Out of curiosity, how many miles and years do you rack up on one before it gets upgraded to the next one?

Beyond the entire-line (R&K) EWS fiasco, I can't speak to the R12s. I bought my k12s AFTER...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 528,489
Posted By edeslaur
And the gas station is... where? :evil

And the gas station is... where? :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,985
Views: 528,489
Posted By edeslaur
That's pretty awesome. Here's the story behind...

That's pretty awesome. Here's the story behind it. (http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/africa/lights-camera-africa-morocco-is-a-place-of-deserts-mountains-and-unique-film-sets-1264491.html)
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,693
Posted By edeslaur
Is this an inappropriate use of tools? :D ...

Is this an inappropriate use of tools? :D

Here's the link to the trip it came (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=317838)from. Fun times.

Here's our hammer (An adapter a passing...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-17-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,447
Posted By edeslaur
I would go with exasperated rather than...

I would go with exasperated rather than smart-ass, but that's just me.:wink:

In Kalifornia, open carry (http://www.californiaopencarry.org/faq.html) is a difficult proposition at best. Technically...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-17-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,447
Posted By edeslaur
Dudes, I'm sorry for your loss and glad it was...

Dudes, I'm sorry for your loss and glad it was only stuff.

So someone had something someone else wanted, which they were willing to take away at gunpoint?

For those of you now condeming...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
You bounce. I hit one at about 25+ on a mountain...

You bounce. I hit one at about 25+ on a mountain bike. Fortunately, it was old and the lower spines were pretty much gone. :clap

After flying through the air and landing on my back, I picked...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
If it started, you didn't hurt it. Having FI is...

If it started, you didn't hurt it. Having FI is nice that way. :)

Re the bars, you'll find they're probably bent, not rotated. A big cheater bar and some muscle (get a friend, don't be a dork with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Err... Ok. :D My most recent IMS tank didn't...

Err... Ok. :D

My most recent IMS tank didn't have the hole for the main factory petcock (RH) drilled (I'm OK with that), so I just bypassed it since 4 petcocks is just insanity.

I use the LH...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By edeslaur
No, no they aren't. Braze bonds to the...

No, no they aren't.

Braze bonds to the outside of the metal, welding fuses the metal. When stressed, brazed joints break at the braze. When stressed, a piece with a good weld will break somewhere...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
The trick with all this stuff is to keep it from...

The trick with all this stuff is to keep it from hammering away when bashing along trails at warp speed. Hard to do with liquid.

With the PC310 (or any battery), cinch it down tight. I like the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Got a pic of the battery tray beefing-up?

Got a pic of the battery tray beefing-up?
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Had my PC310 in there since at least June. ...

Had my PC310 in there since at least June.

I'm an Odyssey fan.
Forum: Racing 12-14-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By edeslaur
Lake Elsinore GP race

So I'm doing the Harvey Mushman 100, it's my second race ever (the first being the day before), and I'm having a great time.

I'm on lap 6 and hit pavement when someone tries to pass me. :huh Brain...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
When it rains, it pours. Another FI tank ...

When it rains, it pours. Another FI tank
http://www.justgastanks.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_5_131&products_id=1342&zenid=1a28011213bad70daacfbc67bba21809

$529, 4.2 gal....
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
The bigger bikes are adventure bikes, not dual...

The bigger bikes are adventure bikes, not dual sports.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
I just did the Lake Elsinore GP. The silt was a...

I just did the Lake Elsinore GP. The silt was a PITA and my 610 took a couple of dirt naps. :D Get a brake snake, you'll need it (Motion Pro has 'em). after snapping the foot off the 2nd time (Stock...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
LOL. I did on the side of a very steep hill when...

LOL. I did on the side of a very steep hill when I came into corner hard. :norton

The foot got cleaned off, got George @ Uptite's foot, then snapped the whole thing off trying to pass the #2...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Where's the cheapest place to buy a rear brake...

Where's the cheapest place to buy a rear brake pedal and clutch lever?
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
So... is there a useful real-world comparison...

So... is there a useful real-world comparison between the 630 and 610 yet? I'm trying to understand if the 630 is as hardcore offroad as the 610 is, or if the 1" they took out of each end created a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Thanks, dude. 3 rebound clicks and 2 high speed...

Thanks, dude. 3 rebound clicks and 2 high speed compression and I was able to go from 2nd gear to 3rd gear jumps with a nice, flat arc and good manners.

Big hits still indicate I need more of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Suspension help! When I'm comin off jumps,...

Suspension help!

When I'm comin off jumps, the rear is kickin up (not out).

100 miler later today, what's a fix? Nowhere to test either...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Lake Elsinore GP was a hoot. Oh, wait, the big...

Lake Elsinore GP was a hoot. Oh, wait, the big race is today.... Broke my rear brake pedal on a crash due to arm pump, George at Uptite was the only one who could get me going with his brake pedal...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
What to do for number plates?

I've gone and entered the Lake Elsinore GP for this weekend and now need to get numbers added to the bike. Looks like Cycle Gear will be my sticker source.

Anyone have any suggestions where to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,011
Posted By edeslaur
Foaming, static discharge (ka-boom!), little...

Foaming, static discharge (ka-boom!), little stuff like that. :lol3 ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,011
Posted By edeslaur
Yup, they all do that. My truck, car, K1200S (you...

Yup, they all do that. My truck, car, K1200S (you have to listen super-carefully)... can't see the Husky being different
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,011
Posted By edeslaur
Got bored, found you some more pump input. ...

Got bored, found you some more pump input.

Microsquirt provides ECUs for FI injection conversions. Like on bikes. :D ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,011
Posted By edeslaur
I'd consider routing the return line into the...

I'd consider routing the return line into the right lobe's pre-drilled hole (no exhaust on that side neither) instead of using it as a yet another pickup. You'll need to be fairly empty to care....
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,011
Posted By edeslaur
Hey, Xy, I'm concerned with where/how it's...

Hey, Xy, I'm concerned with where/how it's mounted right now.



That's going to punch a hole through the cover the first time it falls over. The clip for the bolt above it is also a possible...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Moved my comments to the external FI thread... ...

Moved my comments to the external FI thread...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=14378697

BTW, I'm looking for a stock petcock for the other side (left, the twisty one) so I can...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 102,436
Posted By edeslaur
I have the 2-bike version, picked up from eBay,...

I have the 2-bike version, picked up from eBay, for days when it's just one kid and me going out.

Just did San Diego->Moab and back on my '87 4Runner with my Husky 610 aboard (wimpy stock rear...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26,332
Views: 3,460,008
Posted By edeslaur
Cross reference the pump. My buddy's BMW F800's...

Cross reference the pump. My buddy's BMW F800's pump turns out to be the same one found in mid-90s 3-series (or somesuch). Super cheap aftermarket...

I'm not a fan of external pumps on bikes, hard...
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