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Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By NumberCruncher
Mathematically a 3.25 front is narrower than a....

Mathematically a 3.25 front is narrower than a. 90 mm tire.

25.4 mm per inch,

So the 3.25 is closer to stock size than the 3.0.

Funny about the rear as a 4.6 is real close to the stock rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,740
Posted By NumberCruncher
Nice job. How quiet is the stock exhaust? ...

Nice job.

How quiet is the stock exhaust?

NC
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By NumberCruncher
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=193538...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19353820#post19353820

Thanks to those who PM'd me with suggestions. Many more photos here http://www.pbase.com/gregmatty111/travel

NC
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Better late than never . . . the DR-650 ran...

Better late than never . . . the DR-650 ran great. Started without the choke I might add . . .

Myself at Engineer Pass...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Greetings from Ouray, Colorado. My 2011 DR650 is...

Greetings from Ouray, Colorado. My 2011 DR650 is performing very well but I should have changed to more aggressive tires. I may still do that.

The bike runs really well at this elevation. It...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Tonight is night three in Ouray . . . Many...

Tonight is night three in Ouray . . .

Many thanks for all the tips. The 14 tooth countershaft is a real necessity here and I am glad I heeded the advice.

The bike runs really well at this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
I'll be trailering along with a single track...

I'll be trailering along with a single track bike. Generation X mid-life crisis type of trip. I leave Saturday morning. I can't wait and maybe I'll see some of you on the trail.

I'll definitely...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Did you think they worked well enough on the...

Did you think they worked well enough on the street? This is not a daily commuter but probably half my time is on pavement.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By NumberCruncher
Nice job. Your DR is very clean around the front...

Nice job. Your DR is very clean around the front sprocket area. Mine needed lots of cleanup. Gotta love the wet weather in the PNW.

Looks like I need to buy a grinder now . . . :thumb

NC
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,033
Posted By NumberCruncher
DR650 Front Sprocket Changing Issue

Answer found. Move along. Nothing to see here. For those who may come across this post, the answer is to grind down the mounting plate, buy a different plate from Pro Cycle or use a circlip. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Leaving in a week. I'll install the 14 tomorrow....

Leaving in a week. I'll install the 14 tomorrow. I just rode the black dog dual sport and the bike definitely preferred 4th gear for climbing steep grades at 50mph instead of 5th gear. I think the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By NumberCruncher
For anyone in this area? Do you think snowpack...

For anyone in this area? Do you think snowpack will be low enough such that I can leave and arrive mid-June and stay through the the first week in July? I would love the scenery to be as green as...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
I have done that in the past but not on this...

I have done that in the past but not on this bike. I'll pick up a 14 this week and change it out once to see what I think. I'll at least have it with me should I need it.

NC
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By NumberCruncher
Thanks to all and profile updated. There is...

Thanks to all and profile updated.

There is a uniform shop near me that sells the Bates boots. I'll see if they are wide enough and check out others as well.

NC
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By NumberCruncher
Colorado Dual Sport/Single Track Trip

I'll be heading from Seattle to Colorado for a three week trip leaving either mid-July or mid-August. I'll bring a DR650 along with a TXC250 in the back of my truck and may bring some sort of a...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By NumberCruncher
Thanks. There is a police supply store not...

Thanks.

There is a police supply store not too far away. I'll check out the Bates in person.

NC
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,577
Posted By NumberCruncher
Dual sport boot for wide feet

Do any of the boot manufacturers make a dual sport book for a wider foot? I like the look of the shorty Comp 5 from Fox but of course their website doesn't state 2E or 4E. In the absence of a wider...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Great bag and great signature line. You...

Great bag and great signature line.

You are Denverish?? I'll be taking my DR650 and TXC250 to Colorado this summer. Looking forward to taking the DR650 up Engineer Pass, Imogene Pass, Crystal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
You're right. My 2011 doesn't have one either. ...

You're right. My 2011 doesn't have one either. In my mind I was envisioning the grab handles as extending over the fender.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
What would be a good bag to attach to the rear...

What would be a good bag to attach to the rear cargo rack for carrying a change of clothes, a couple bottles of water? Can the stock rack hold say 15 pounds?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Hopefully I can get away with not changing out...

Hopefully I can get away with not changing out the countershaft sprocket. I don't want to fry the clutch but I'll make sure to bring a 14 tooth with me so I can change back at camp if needed.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Glad for the additional positive responses. I'll...

Glad for the additional positive responses. I'll look into the needle thing.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Glad to hear thanks. NC

Glad to hear thanks.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By NumberCruncher
Jetting a DR650 for 12,00 feet

I know there is a main DR650 thread. I don't know if this post would get lost there so I am posting here.

My 2011 DR650 is completely stock. This is my dual sport bike and I like to keep it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
Thanks. NC

Thanks.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By NumberCruncher
I own a DR650 and a semi street legal Husky...

I own a DR650 and a semi street legal Husky TXC250. Great combination. I can take the DRZ for long lazy rides exploring fire roads and keep the Husky for the tight stuff. Trying to talk myself...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
WHich dual sport kit did you go with for your...

WHich dual sport kit did you go with for your Beta?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
In response to the posts regarding the bolt...

In response to the posts regarding the bolt wearing on the shock spring, here are some pics.

The first picture shows the damage done to my spring with only 50 miles on the bike. The bolt would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Thanks for that idea. I have already replaced...

Thanks for that idea. I have already replaced said bolt with a new one that is 10mm shorter. Picked it up at Home Depot for $.85.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Just checked the bike and although that is not...

Just checked the bike and although that is not the squeaking I heard, that effin' bolt referenced above has already worn through the white coating on the spring. That bolt is easily 1/4" too long. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Subtle, real subtle. Going to clean the bike...

Subtle, real subtle.

Going to clean the bike right now. I'll look for this.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Thanks for the re-assurance. I'll keep...

Thanks for the re-assurance.

I'll keep this a bit brief but here is the first ride report with a few pics.

I rode the "green dots" area in Washington state for about 40 miles yesterday and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 96,059
Views: 18,097,734
Posted By NumberCruncher
Greetings from a brand new DR650 owner. I just...

Greetings from a brand new DR650 owner. I just picked up my 2011 DR650 about four hours ago and have about 30 miles of ride time. I am an off-road rider with no real street experience so I picked...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,125
Views: 671,683
Posted By NumberCruncher
I am a huge fan of Husky and have owned almost...

I am a huge fan of Husky and have owned almost ten of their dirt bikes over the last ten years. I am looking at a DR650 for all the reasons mentioned above. I know the Husky is in another league off...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
Wow that is huge! Hopefully not too big . . . ...

Wow that is huge! Hopefully not too big . . .

Any pictures?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
What type of enduro computer/odometer do the RR...

What type of enduro computer/odometer do the RR models come with?

Any word on that larger tank yet?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
I scanned through your posts but couldn't track...

I scanned through your posts but couldn't track down what problems you had. What was wrong with your bike when you received it or did something break early on?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
Bump. NC

Bump.

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 1,254,757
Posted By NumberCruncher
Can you still find one of these bikes for sale...

Can you still find one of these bikes for sale brand new?

NC
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 114,534
Posted By NumberCruncher
I have a couple pre-purchase questions on the...

I have a couple pre-purchase questions on the 2010 400RR.

1) I didn't check the bike on the showroom floor for either a coolant recovery bottle or fan. Does it have either/both?

2) In line...
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