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Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,517,138
Posted By Dr. Zombo
:clap What an adventure. Thank you Nate and...

:clap

What an adventure. Thank you Nate and Dot, for inspiring dozens, nay, hundreds of us to get in touch with our own "Dorothy" and get on the road!

Looking forward to further adventures in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 45,850
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Cool. I'm sort of a part of history now. :evil

Cool. I'm sort of a part of history now. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dr. Zombo
2009 - Last Year for the DR-Z400

From this:

http://www.drzforums.com/showthread.php?t=112

Too lazy to translate the Japanese. :cry
Forum: Americas 09-18-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,250
Posted By Dr. Zombo
My pal Dave and I are planning the TAT run...

My pal Dave and I are planning the TAT run starting the end of June '10 -- wanna hook up? The more the merrier, I always say:evil
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,790
Posted By Dr. Zombo
That was quite the enlightening read. Thanks for...

That was quite the enlightening read. Thanks for the link, biggziff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Thumb Yep, no problems with bicycles at all -- back in...

Yep, no problems with bicycles at all -- back in the day, I could even wheelie a skinny tired 10 speed :evil

I practiced for about half an hour in a neighbor's gigantic back yard, didn't flip over...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-14-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,668
Posted By Dr. Zombo
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,949
Posted By Dr. Zombo
I cast my vote for a DR-Z400S. Great all-around...

I cast my vote for a DR-Z400S. Great all-around bike, will haul your #200+ carcass anywhere and has possibly the most fanatical following of any bike discussed over at ThumperTalk.
I use mine as a...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,790
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Marvel Mystery Oil?

I have a neighbor who swears by this stuff. Uses it in his truck, lawn mower, 2 stroke weed whacker, etc. -- some in the gas tank, some as part of his oil changes.

What's the real story on this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dr. Zombo
I figured learning #2 would help with #1, or vice...

I figured learning #2 would help with #1, or vice versa. Any further tips are appreciated :evil
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,527
Posted By Dr. Zombo
LMFAO! :evil

LMFAO! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,240,167
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Great post Dave. Godspeed to you and Francine on...

Great post Dave. Godspeed to you and Francine on M4, and thank you very much for the packing list spreadsheet and advice on prepping my DR-Z for my TAT ride next summer.

If you two ever make it to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Question So, uhm..how do I learn to wheelie?

I've only done one inadvertent wheelie on my DR-Z, and the bike damned near tipped over to the left on the rear wheel -- I clutched in and came back down, with a very puckered sphincter. :eek1

How...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,970
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Awesome. Just awesome! :freaky

Awesome. Just awesome! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,517,138
Posted By Dr. Zombo
When you bring Nathan over to this side of the...

When you bring Nathan over to this side of the pond, Dot, we'll make sure you're pampered and well taken care of!

(and yes, Nathan, we'll get you a haircut :1drink)

On the home stretch now!
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dr. Zombo
:clap

:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By Dr. Zombo
I like my Thor 50/50's, but then again, at this...

I like my Thor 50/50's, but then again, at this point, I'm not doing any hardcore off-road. Come next summer and the TAT, it's full boots for me. YMMV.:norton
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 104,292
Posted By Dr. Zombo
:lurk Subscribed!

:lurk

Subscribed!
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,517,138
Posted By Dr. Zombo
When you get to the states, you and Dot will have...

When you get to the states, you and Dot will have cool ale (no frozen swill beer), spicy home cooking and a roof over your heads in Michigan!:deal

Ride on Dot!:clap
Ride on Nate!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,429
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Well? Updates? Come on -- the seething masses...

Well? Updates? Come on -- the seething masses need more! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,429
Posted By Dr. Zombo
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,240,167
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Thumb Doc & LDF, thanks for sharing your journeys. Very...

Doc & LDF, thanks for sharing your journeys. Very inspirational to me, as I'm planning a TAT run next summer on my new DR-Z400. Any advice for prepping the bike would be welcome via PM, if you have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24,158
Views: 4,126,945
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Finally going to ditch the Deathwings, ordered a...

Finally going to ditch the Deathwings, ordered a pair of Karoo 2's for front/rear. As soon as I have the tires switched out, I'll have the stockers (with about 900 miles on them) for sale.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,676
Posted By Dr. Zombo
+1 :evil

+1 :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,129
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Well, I've only had the DR-Z for a month, and...

Well, I've only had the DR-Z for a month, and honestly, I haven't tried yet -- nor do I have a clue on how to start learning how to do wheelies :cry
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,517,138
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Dot & Nate, Thank you again, so much for...

Dot & Nate,
Thank you again, so much for sharing this adventure with me. Godspeed to the both of you! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Awesome RR. Maybe I can talk my boss into letting...

Awesome RR. Maybe I can talk my boss into letting me ride to visit the home IT office in Oklahoma City :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,129
Posted By Dr. Zombo
I've never wheelied any of my bikes -- but I will...

I've never wheelied any of my bikes -- but I will admit, the idea of being able to utilize that skill with my DR-Z400 might come in handy on the TAT (or elsewhere off-road).:evil
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 208,242
Posted By Dr. Zombo
A most excellent RR you two! How are the...

A most excellent RR you two! How are the DR-Z400's holding up for you?
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,732
Views: 223,694
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Talking What a great opportunity to be ambassadors for...

What a great opportunity to be ambassadors for our country! I'm in for $50, and hope that you enjoy your visit, Lu Fei!

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,020
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Thumb What an awesome find/gift :clap I can't add...

What an awesome find/gift :clap

I can't add anything that hasn't already been said as far as getting the NX in prime shape..so just ride safe and enjoy the journeys!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,327
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Congrats on the completion of the TAT! My best...

Congrats on the completion of the TAT! My best friend and I are going to tackle the ride next summer -- I'm sure Sam would like some details on what was closed/privatized, etc. so the roll charts can...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Wink ..the not so exciting conclusion!

Out of White Lake, I was informed the only way to continue up scenic coastal roads was to slab it about 20 miles north on US-31. I tried it and was beat the hell by high winds and semis blowing past...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Dr. Zombo
...is my ass sore yet?

Yes. :eek1 The DR-Z400 is not noted for being comfortable on the slab for anything longer than a quick jaunt....I swear I'm buying Sweet Cheeks soon. Anyhow, another 15 miles up the road, I cruised...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Dr. Zombo
..and on up the coast we go!

It didn't take long to find another Ottawa County fee-based park, but this one seemed different somehow...
http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/ss105/X-RoadRider/Third%20Coast%20Ride/img_0298.jpg

I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Dr. Zombo
A little cruise in MI

After putting around 600 miles on the new DR-Z, and doing the 600 mile maintenance on it, I decided to take the ride partway up Michigan's west coast...not a huge ride, just wanted to get a look...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 275,457
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Wicked ˇDrizzer sin Nombre!

I love my DR-Z400:
(clicky thumbs goodness)
http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/ss105/X-RoadRider/DR-Z400S/th_IMG_0461.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 40,564
Posted By Dr. Zombo
Thanks for sharing your ride with us, Brent. My...

Thanks for sharing your ride with us, Brent. My pal Dave and I are planning to hit the TAT at Jellico and head west as far as we can before we run out of time (allowing the U-Haul rental truck ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dr. Zombo
I had no idea a simple question would stir up so...

I had no idea a simple question would stir up so much shit :rofl That said, I'm going to get a 35 micron SS filter. The oil feed line has it's own coarse screen for gross particulate filtering, ergo...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,390
Posted By Dr. Zombo
S/S Oil filters?

Bust or boon? Anyone have experience with these, good or bad? I'm considering buying one for my DR-Z400, but wanted to get some inmate opinions before pulling the trigger. Thanks!
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