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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,690
Posted By Hank.SD
I'd like to know more and who to write. I just...

I'd like to know more and who to write. I just got back yesterday from a week of riding Moab. Three buddies and I hit all the most popular trails and had the times of our lives. Closing this...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 41,099
Posted By Hank.SD
Best sounding bike I've owned was a gen 2 (86)...

Best sounding bike I've owned was a gen 2 (86) vfr with a kerker 4 into 1. So sweet. Haven't heard a motus in person but the clips are awesome.

Sent from the Altair 8800 I carry around.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
Boom! No shit. I see Jerry got banned, which...

Boom! No shit. I see Jerry got banned, which is both expected but somehow sad for me. His posts were an interesting mix of suffering and entertainment. Mr KilLr650 is more annoying than...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,586
Posted By Hank.SD
Great tip, thanks, gotta try it. I've never...

Great tip, thanks, gotta try it. I've never gotten Scott's Grip Glue shit to work for more than about 1 ride.

My favorite grips for all my bikes is ODI Rogue grips. Nice and meaty and soft,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks guys. I rode Slick Rock last year. I...

Thanks guys. I rode Slick Rock last year. I talked my wife into riding the practice loop, and we had fun, but that was all she wanted so I came back and rode the rest myself the next day. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Hank.SD
I could use some "must do" recommendations for...

I could use some "must do" recommendations for the Moab area. I have a small group heading there March 14 for the week, skill level is intermediate.

I rode a bit there last year, rode slick rock,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks all, will get one coming.

Thanks all, will get one coming.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
Can anyone recommend a small tank bag that works...

Can anyone recommend a small tank bag that works with the KTM/Acerbis 13L tank?
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
They complained about the turning radius, but...

They complained about the turning radius, but that was about the only real complaint.
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
The Motorcyclist article was a good read. They...

The Motorcyclist article was a good read. They also covered the Motus in one of the editorials, "The Definition of Insanity".

Sounds like a fabulous bike to me. I wish it cost $18K too,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,243
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks guys. I'm sending the head and cylinder...

Thanks guys. I'm sending the head and cylinder to DJH and he'll get it all setup for me. I'll stick to the grunt work :norton
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,243
Posted By Hank.SD
I tore apart one of my 400s today, it was a bit...

I tore apart one of my 400s today, it was a bit smokey and burning a little oil.

I'd like to send the head somewhere reputable for new seals and whatever else is needed. Can anyone recommend a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
Looks good. Looks like they've spiffed up the...

Looks good. Looks like they've spiffed up the valve covers a bit.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,276
Posted By Hank.SD
Haulbikes.com has a special running, $525...

Haulbikes.com has a special running, $525 anywhere to anywhere, but it sonds like you are committed to riding. Please keep us posted.

I don't see how you're going to get far enough south to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,833
Posted By Hank.SD
Looks like someone dumped my tote of stereo, tv,...

Looks like someone dumped my tote of stereo, tv, and phone cables on then engine.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,383
Posted By Hank.SD
I've been fixing up a 1980 CB750F for fun, so far...

I've been fixing up a 1980 CB750F for fun, so far parts have been very easy to find for that bike. I've purchased a stator rotor, regulator rectifier, some gaskets. I see ebay is loaded with...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
Did I insult someone? Wasn't my intent. ...

Did I insult someone? Wasn't my intent.



:rofl Sort of an odd comparison, but OK! I had to look up Godwins' law.

I'm sure if they were to start over, they'd do things differently. I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,256
Posted By Hank.SD
I'd just love to know how many of the armchair...

I'd just love to know how many of the armchair quarterback / naysayers in this thread have ever built their own company, or designed anything for mass production, or dealt with federal agencies and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,559,863
Posted By Hank.SD
My wife and I have been loving this RR from the...

My wife and I have been loving this RR from the start. We both want to say thanks for sharing such a great adventure, and for doing it so well. And of course offer our condolences to Neda. So...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,063
Posted By Hank.SD
Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more...

Just curious, but what makes the 05/06 GSXR more desirable than an 07 or newer?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,005
Posted By Hank.SD
Just a couple days to go.. bump.

Just a couple days to go.. bump.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you. ...

Stu, you are really a button pusher aren't you.

This:



Is clearly intended to display your superiority and demonstrate that I am some clown that is suckered by marketing slogans. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
I bet if I use my optical comparator I could...

I bet if I use my optical comparator I could really get you some great information, huh.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with...

I didn't realize I was here to satisfy you with emperical data.

But if you must know, the mains were the same. The needle seems to be the big difference.

If you're unable to tell when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
Geez.. Let me put it this way: Using a...

Geez..

Let me put it this way:

Using a JD kit and recommended jets for my altitude, vs using a Blais kit and recommended jets for my altitude, the bike run better with Blais. It pulls harder...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,374
Views: 1,209,527
Posted By Hank.SD
I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience....

I'll second the Blais vs JD butt dyno experience.

I was a big believer in JD after my WR450, but with my 400 XCW and also my BIL's 530 XCW - we both switched from JD to Blais and found Blais...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22,247
Views: 2,722,225
Posted By Hank.SD
I think the vacuum unit can only be used on...

I think the vacuum unit can only be used on carbed (06 and older) LC8s. It wouldn't be an option on a high pressure FI bike.

I also think that's backwards. I'd much rather have an electric pump...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,005
Posted By Hank.SD
June 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders in the Black Hills

Official sign up page is at dakotadualsportriders.com

The 2014 Dakota Dual Sport Riders June rally will once again be held in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota! Camping will be at the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22,247
Views: 2,722,225
Posted By Hank.SD
marking its territory

My 08 has a minor counter shaft seal leak.
Anyone got a link to a complete seal kit?

Does the 690 benefit from a domed washer like my 400 does, or is this a different setup?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,832
Posted By Hank.SD
One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few...

One year ago i paid 10K for a 2011 with a few farkles and was happy with the deal. It had 6400 miles and was in great shape.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,813
Views: 1,071,927
Posted By Hank.SD
I could make a few up if there is some interest.....

I could make a few up if there is some interest.. I'll figure out what they'd cost.



Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5,372
Views: 535,482
Posted By Hank.SD
Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in...

Used one month... LOL. Did grandma get dumped in the yard?





Cremation Urn Vault - $100 (Milbank, SD)

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Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-18-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5,813
Views: 1,071,927
Posted By Hank.SD
I made this spool up for balancing the rear...

I made this spool up for balancing the rear wheel. What's everyone else doing?

http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa178/jasonh_010/Tigers/IMG_20140417_142741_704.jpg...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,813
Views: 1,071,927
Posted By Hank.SD
Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake? ...

Sounds like the mechanic made a mistake?

Sent from my Pocket Altair 8800
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5,813
Views: 1,071,927
Posted By Hank.SD
Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right...

Yeah I have a wheel stand and indicator. Right now I've got total run out to about .5 mm and with some more work can get it better.

I was mostly just wondering what the service limit is.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-13-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,813
Views: 1,071,927
Posted By Hank.SD
Spoked wheel run out?

Can anyone with a TEX service manual tell me the permissible run-out for the spoked wheels?

I have an 800 XC service manual but not one for the 1200 yet. 1mm axial and radial is the spec...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22,247
Views: 2,722,225
Posted By Hank.SD
Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... ...

Why not just try the evo1 map to find out... Its free after all and super easy to do... Just gotta get a cable which is a good thing to have anyway. My 08 runs like a scalded cat with the evo1...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,948
Posted By Hank.SD
I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on...

I put 7000 miles on my 1200xc and 3000 miles on my wife's 800xc last summer. I love them both and if I were starting over and could only have one it would be a tough choice. If the 800 had...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22,247
Views: 2,722,225
Posted By Hank.SD
Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?

Thanks guys. 690 has a 3.5" rim?
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22,247
Views: 2,722,225
Posted By Hank.SD
Mitas E-07

Can anyone tell me what width Mitas E-07 I should order for the rear?
Seems like a read a post a while back that said 140 is too wide?
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