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Forum: Face plant 08-07-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By madmax_33
Lost one Sunday evening

I don't know many of the details, but a fellow co-worker and friend passed away Sunday evening after t-boning a Ford Taurus where the driver had pulled out in front of him. The car spun 180 degrees...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Anyone else have a problem stripping screws on...

Anyone else have a problem stripping screws on the DR650? I started to rejet yesterday, and could not loosen the two screws on the throttle cable bracket. I sprayed them with WD40, and they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-06-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 63,143
Posted By madmax_33
subscribed....looking forward to meeting everyone

subscribed....looking forward to meeting everyone
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I am tackling the rejetting, drill slide & airbox...

I am tackling the rejetting, drill slide & airbox mod this weekend. I am running a stock exhaust at roughly 1100 ft. As understand it the needle should be at 4th slot, and a 160 main jet. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Wicked Put on new Kenda K761's last night, changed from...

Put on new Kenda K761's last night, changed from 100% street tire. Damn what a difference. I forgot how slick new tires are and also how different dual sport tires feels compared to 100% street. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Perfect, Thanks Shu. Ride safe!

Perfect, Thanks Shu. Ride safe!
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I'd rather ask a dumb question than make a dumb...

I'd rather ask a dumb question than make a dumb mistake. So to disable the clutch switch do I disconnect both sets of wires (yellow/green) and then reconnect them to the opposing set or just leave...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I checked the wires for clutch switch,...

I checked the wires for clutch switch, connections are fine. But in reading this forum I understand it is not a bad idea to bypass/disable the clutch switch all together. Is this correct? If so,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,551
Views: 155,117
Posted By madmax_33
Thanks Error, I received the file. Looking...

Thanks Error, I received the file. Looking forward to taking this trip sometime! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Thanks ProCycle and Rumlover, I'll start with...

Thanks ProCycle and Rumlover, I'll start with your ideas first, and keep you posted of any updates, cheers Mates.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
How-n-the-hell did you get the beer out of the...

How-n-the-hell did you get the beer out of the cooler?:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
When the problem occurs....it is DEAD, nothing,...

When the problem occurs....it is DEAD, nothing, nada. Which makes me think it is something electrical. Most of the time, I simply wait a minute or two, and then whammo, it cranks right up. I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I thought it would be a good idea to tap into the...

I thought it would be a good idea to tap into the welth of DR650 knowledge on the site and ask about a problem I have with my bike. It is an '07, with 8600 miles, de-snorkeled, and extended fuel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,316
Posted By madmax_33
Yeah, I had a great but short ride. Spent...

Yeah, I had a great but short ride. Spent quality time with the family, but did manage to get in a few miles :1drink My back tire is bald so I didn't travel too far. I ordered some Kenda K271's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,316
Posted By madmax_33
Bump....ANy upstate inamtes riding today?

Bump....ANy upstate inamtes riding today?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Hi Brett - What do you mean "fit the pumper...

Hi Brett - What do you mean "fit the pumper carb"?
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I bit the bullet today and ordered the Seat...

I bit the bullet today and ordered the Seat Concepts. We'll see how it comfy it is. Next I need tires. ANy recommendations for 80%/20%'s? Kenda seems reasonable, price wise. Still running stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
But, in the event jessepit cannot fulfill his...

But, in the event jessepit cannot fulfill his obligations in upholding this prestigous award, I will be more than happy to stepup and continue to represent the numerous red monkey-butt DR650 stock...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I am a hefty guy, wide hips, so my problem (I...

I am a hefty guy, wide hips, so my problem (I think) is the narrow seat + wide azz, but point well taken regarding the narrow tank. I'm just at he point of either upgrading or selling it and buying...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Is the Seat Concepts truly a seat or is it just...

Is the Seat Concepts truly a seat or is it just the foam and cover? The prices are half of the sargent.

Never mind, I found out more info about the Seat concepts....looks good.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I have an '07, still with a stock seat. This has...

I have an '07, still with a stock seat. This has been my commuter bike, never off road with 8700 miles. I am looking to either sell the bike or simply upgrade the seat as I can't take the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Just ordered a Renazco for my '07 Black. Hoot...

Just ordered a Renazco for my '07 Black. Hoot Hoot!

Build date is June :-(
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By madmax_33
+1 Subscriber....this one should be good. Pics...

+1 Subscriber....this one should be good. Pics are worth a thousand words.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Thanks Gents

Thanks Gents
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Saddle bags

I am looking for saddle bags for my '07. I am aware of Dirtbagz, but don't know what else is on the market. What bags do you have and how do you like them? I have the OEM rack, and don't want to weld...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 22,228
Posted By madmax_33
I can't make it Saturday, I'll be coaching my...

I can't make it Saturday, I'll be coaching my twins basketball team at 1pm, but I'll meet ya'll at 10 just to say hello and meet everyone.

Larry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,575
Posted By madmax_33
bump

bump
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 22,228
Posted By madmax_33
Suzuki DR650 rider's invited? Probably won't be...

Suzuki DR650 rider's invited? Probably won't be on my bike, but my stop in to meet and greet.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,316
Posted By madmax_33
BUMP Just wanted to see if any inmates are...

BUMP

Just wanted to see if any inmates are out there, in Greenville/upstate area.

Larry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,825
Posted By madmax_33
Hey Gents, I haven't been on the website in...

Hey Gents,

I haven't been on the website in a while. From the looks of it, it sounds like there's quite a few DS riders in Greenville. Sorry I missed the ride a few weeks ago. I have a Suzi...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,825
Posted By madmax_33
When do ya'll typically ride? Weekends?

When do ya'll typically ride? Weekends?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,825
Posted By madmax_33
I am also looking for the same. I live in Grrrr,...

I am also looking for the same. I live in Grrrr, SC and have a couple of good road loops. I have a DR650. I'll keep my eyes peeled for some good trails.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,844,545
Posted By madmax_33
May God be with you and your family at this time....

May God be with you and your family at this time. RIP
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Oil

I've heard that synthetic oil is best ('07 DR) but not necessary for the type of riding I do. I ride 99% street, commuting to/from work 35 miles each way on backroads; seldom running over 60. What...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-14-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,201
Views: 154,476
Posted By madmax_33
Sc

Hello Inmates,

You guys ever tool around Upstate SC? I'm just getting into DS riding (bought '07 DR in November), and looking for a group to ride with and good locations. I'll keep checking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
Beads

No doubt the DR650 stock seat is a little stiff. Anyone ever tried the "beads" to sit on? (I'm not sure what the brand name(s) is)

Madmax
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 48,412
Posted By madmax_33
What kind of bags are those?

What kind of bags are those?
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
I have not taken the course yet, the next...

I have not taken the course yet, the next intermediate course is late February. I took rides late at night and early morning around town and neighborhoods to practice slow speed manuevers. I've...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
No mods yet, just had first service at 600 miles....

No mods yet, just had first service at 600 miles. I added the stock tail rack and engine guard. I'm looking for either a tail bag, saddle bags, or both. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 97,237
Views: 18,411,475
Posted By madmax_33
My New Bike

My first bike I bought back in November, an '07 DR650. I love it...not sure why I waited until I turned 40 to buy a bike.
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