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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:31 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
you can ride it till the wall on the tire is 4...

you can ride it till the wall on the tire is 4 mills thick.
after that it will rip right through for some reason

ask me how i know.

i'm a cheapskate I'll get every cent i can out of a tire....
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I ride with 10 front and rear and haven't needed...

I ride with 10 front and rear and haven't needed a rim lock so far.
got quite a bit of soft stuff around where i live.
hate that stuff it always makes me feel uneasy

really need to fight the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 08:28 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
You sure its not the rotor rotating forward and...

You sure its not the rotor rotating forward and backward?
i can grab my friends rotor on her zx6r and move it a few degrees and make a light click.

or rock the suspension up and down i've heard...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By 1989THEARK
i wanted the crossfires SOO bad but when i tried...

i wanted the crossfires SOO bad but when i tried the on it was a hell no.
although i heard the adventures are wider
i need to find to find the and try them on
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:28 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I just sat or i should say TRIED to sit on that...

I just sat or i should say TRIED to sit on that bike i dont even understand how to come to a stop without jumping off before it stops completely.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
need to know

I'm not a very tall guy currently ride a DR650
want something more dirt worthy.

I read the stock seath height on the 500 is 38 inches.
can this bike be lowered 4 inches?
it meets all my needs....
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
just curious

Sorry to see you go.

not to be a vulture. BUT are you getting rid of any DR farkles?:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Hey bruatal do you have the new shock in? how...

Hey bruatal do you have the new shock in?
how does it ride?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Simple. compressor and blow air into it.. ...

Simple.
compressor and blow air into it..
jerry rig long thin blastic whatever to the end of a vacuum with duck tape or whatever you got.
if your ok with it just fill it with water. the eraser...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 02:07 PM
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Views: 591
Posted By 1989THEARK
Did you ever have the problem sorted out?

Did you ever have the problem sorted out?
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Anybody ride with riding boots?

I was looking at some sidi crossfire 2 SRS.
not cheap. But look great.
but how should a riding boot feal??
is it supposed to feel tight?
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
YAAAAAAYYYY Suspension stuf

Ok. i've tried e mailing and calling cogent.
no response and no answer.
SOMEBODY TAKE MY MONEY:D

I've read so much on peoples experiences with suspension but still cant decide what i should do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Not sure i would recommend SS. in my experience...

Not sure i would recommend SS. in my experience its softer and easier to strip
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 08:42 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
curious

what are you going to go with for the Rear?
gonna call cogent about the rear but the Front is cheaper to sort out first
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Wicked just curious

I've almost paid off the credit card and getting ready for the next big upgrade to the Mighty DR.

Anyone know if there is a group buy for the new Mojave Pro?
or if anyone is interested?
Or how...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Mind giving some specifics which way you went. ...

Mind giving some specifics which way you went.
whole shock. shock shaft. spring and oil.
regular maintenance etc etc
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 12:44 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Jesus christ i want that SOOOOOO bad. OH and...

Jesus christ i want that SOOOOOO bad.
OH and how much did that shock cost any adjustemnts?
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Honestly man if you got the room screw the...

Honestly man if you got the room screw the helicoils or inserts.
Drill it.. Tap new threads and put a slightly larger bolt in.
I've used both inserts with red loctite and helicoils.
They can...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I work at autozone. It was probably something...

I work at autozone. It was probably something else.
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Curious..where are you? Never know when you...

Curious..where are you?

Never know when you need something powder coated
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
i ride my DR650 99.9% of the time definitely will...

i ride my DR650 99.9% of the time definitely will do 65 even with my lowered gearing and picks up decently quick doing 65.
i don't really have any complaints about the bike.
don't care about...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Its a slow process on the knee front. just had...

Its a slow process on the knee front.
just had an X ray done today. Scheduled for an MRI next week.
i've felt better now. Even to the point i thought it was completely healed.
Then yesterday 2...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
cheif runing turtle is great. no problems. ...

cheif runing turtle is great.
no problems.
just the ever annoying high idle when fully warmed up and coast to a stop.

I no longer know what to do as carburetors aren't in my normal line of...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2,237
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Posted By 1989THEARK
can anyone confirm with photo's or without if the...

can anyone confirm with photo's or without if the new design is brighter than the old version.
I have the old version of the bulb and have no complaints
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 11:56 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Question good news????????

So nothings been done to my knee.
but its feeling better on its own.
i've done nothing even never took my pills because i looked that inflimation could actually be positive for my knee and could...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I'm 25 5'8 225 lbs. i like long rides along the...

I'm 25 5'8 225 lbs.
i like long rides along the beach.

i always expected to hurt myself riding off road when venturing into an area i'm not comfortable with.
instead i hurt myself at work...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
So i got bad news

anyone have experience with damage to their meniscus?
went to the doc yesterday and he did a test to confirm my guess.

immediately suggested surgery. i dont know how i feel about that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
just a thought

Have you thought about the LED bulb from procycle.
i have it on my bike and i can see the road even with my tinted face shield at night.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
but I'm on the app

I see that box with an x
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 11:53 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Gas gas

Thanks man.
i hit up the closest gas gas dealer to me
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
any idea's?

Where can i get a trials bike in america?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:16 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Just my opinion

I'm definitely not trying to start an argument but, i've hit false neutral quite a few times on the DR. captain KTM can probably back me up on that as im sure he heard my motor rev up suddenly but i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 10:52 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Me

definitely ride the clutch a lot
Because I'm a chicken climbing steep Hills.
I got over 40k miles
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Cogent......sexy

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c396/1989THEARK/MojavePreloadadj_3501_zps91e4f911.jpg (http://s31.photobucket.com/user/1989THEARK/media/MojavePreloadadj_3501_zps91e4f911.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
So this happened

How many cylinders before you feel like a man

http://speedsociety.com/custom-v12-lamborghini-motorcycle-caffeine-octane/
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I have also heard of people doing a 06 CRF front...

I have also heard of people doing a 06 CRF front end.

[QUOTE=smoothride;25952278]
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 107,630
Views: 21,470,787
Posted By 1989THEARK
Actually I'm going all the way with Mojave pro...

Actually I'm going all the way with Mojave pro with pre load adjuster
The suspension is gonna have to make up for my lack of skill.

But anybody know a trials bike for cheap?
That's sold in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 107,630
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I agree

The whole point of me having my DR is to stop having to stare at a black boring road all day.

So i do enjoy the scenery.

you know now that you mention it i wonder how much captain KTM
Saw.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Laugh Jeez

I'd be lying if i didnt say my ego isn't a little bruised and my knee isn't doing so well at the moment either.

I wish i knew what that "it" thing was so i could work on "it"
I'm not trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 107,630
Views: 21,470,787
Posted By 1989THEARK
Question Not sure if im venting or just want an answer

:shog

I know this is better for another part of ADV
buti wanted DR650 riders to chime in and tell me how they ride
My buddy rides a ktm 950.
i love his bike. Honestly if i had the money
i'd...
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