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Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Bt10
Not stupid, its called learning. Besides, tell...

Not stupid, its called learning. Besides, tell your buddies its adjustable, lightening holes etc. Good luck w/the build, show some pics.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Bt10
Might be easier to make the link with multiple...

Might be easier to make the link with multiple mounting holes and experiment which hole gives the best spring rate.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-22-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Bt10
Just a quick geometry point. Look at the...

Just a quick geometry point. Look at the distances from the pivot to the "load" and to the shock mount on the sled. That is the ratio to determine the necessary spring rate (for the weight of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
I found that adding hand guards changes the...

I found that adding hand guards changes the frequency of the bars and effectively cuts out vibes. No weights and stock grips, no vibes. I also wear leather gloves?
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
Has anyone replaced the regulator/rectifier with...

Has anyone replaced the regulator/rectifier with a MOSFET on their drz? I'm thinking of a bigger stator and less size of the stock r/r. Also, are there any aftermarket generic wiring harness' that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,037,147
Posted By Bt10
Do you think these guys go to work the next...

Do you think these guys go to work the next Monday braggin' "yeah, had to lay er down, it was awesome man, but my girl won't ride no more."

There must be a pirate forum that this would be...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 166,502
Posted By Bt10
Sorry, just seen the little button for 2 light...

Sorry, just seen the little button for 2 light set (on my phone). Price is obvious now. Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 166,502
Posted By Bt10
Are the LRE available as one piece?

Are the LRE available as one piece?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,664
Posted By Bt10
..and going 62 next to a line of semis going 60...

..and going 62 next to a line of semis going 60 and she's talking on her phone w/1 hand and taking a drink w/other hand. Seen it Thursday.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bt10
Battery operated bicycle lights work good for me...

Battery operated bicycle lights work good for me for occasional road use. LED batteries last a long time and the units are light and cheap and stand-alone. Fab your brackets and most mounts are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
:norton I had thought of the bar risers...

:norton

I had thought of the bar risers before for ergos, must've slipped my mind. Thanks, I can do all these things quick.
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
I was being humble. Yes, I can do the links...

I was being humble. Yes, I can do the links quick, but on a DRZ, you only get a fraction of an inch before the forks hit more pieces. I'm looking to lower it about 1.5 to 2". After rebuilding an auto...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
"I don't recommend doing that unless u are using...

"I don't recommend doing that unless u are using the bike for commuting or light off road riding. If u wanna do it yourself it's about 40 min. job."

Exactly how I ride. Don't know much about...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
Has anyone got any experience with the Pirelli...

Has anyone got any experience with the Pirelli xcms front? What kind of mileage and how good were they cornering on pavement? I'm looking for the best in sand and just wondering how often I'll need...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 147,242
Posted By Bt10
Thanks for all your work!!

Thanks for all your work!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
I was wondering what headlight he has planned for...

I was wondering what headlight he has planned for that as well.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
Originally tank off and hard starting, even now,...

Originally tank off and hard starting, even now, check petcock vacuum tube.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,664
Posted By Bt10
At first glance, you would say this goes in Jo...

At first glance, you would say this goes in Jo momma, but seriously, it has implications here. This article
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,419
Posted By Bt10
Didn't Colebatch run across quads travelling in...

Didn't Colebatch run across quads travelling in Russia on his last trip? I know one our inmates tour business in Mongolia also has a choice for quads.

I got both, each has their place. Full tire...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,262
Posted By Bt10
Excellent video. Looks like you guys had a...

Excellent video. Looks like you guys had a wonderful time. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
Anyone use a Topar case saver? Is there such...

Anyone use a Topar case saver?

Is there such a thing as a 16t front sprocket? Stock sprockets on an S have me idling in 2nd for single track use and too slow for the road. I'm thinking of going...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 426,925
Posted By Bt10
I wanted to keep this off the radar, but the...

I wanted to keep this off the radar, but the Airstriker is brand new from JDJetting that they built according to my bike specs (stock). I respect them and may need their advice in the future.:lol3
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,020
Posted By Bt10
$250 minimum a year public liability or full...

$250 minimum a year public liability or full coverage on a DRZ. 42, no tickets. I thought that was high.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
The thumper talk skid plate is good and cheap....

The thumper talk skid plate is good and cheap. Start a user name and get a discount. Case guards and unabiker rad guards are good too. Tusk hand guards from rockymountainatv do the job. I think a...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9,054
Views: 426,925
Posted By Bt10
At my wits end. I'm looking for a...

At my wits end.

I'm looking for a recommendation for a bike mechanic that has good experience w/2 strokes.

Been to the dealerships in GR and they look at my kids 2000 rm125 either like it's...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,371
Posted By Bt10
The small truck pulling the bus isn't all that...

The small truck pulling the bus isn't all that odd. The bus apparently needed that amount of extra pull. For tractors its the drawbar pounds of force. That isn't the weight the tractor breaks.

Now...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 56,814
Posted By Bt10
3rd post only visible pics? pics are "page not...

3rd post only visible pics? pics are "page not found" on your website?

What I see though is beautiful and excellent photography, thanks.

Edit: They just now came up, thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,109
Posted By Bt10
need some info?

need some info?
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25,158
Views: 4,438,678
Posted By Bt10
Has anyone seen or created blinkers that can fold...

Has anyone seen or created blinkers that can fold back to stow out of the way like ktm mirrors or double take mirrors? I'd love to have that type for the rear.
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,393
Posted By Bt10
Qoute. Up into the Keweenaw - in Hancock, go...

Qoute. Up into the Keweenaw - in Hancock, go east from Bridge up towards a small town called Gay - work your way up to US 41 - you will hit 41 right where it is the most interesting, and the lake...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Bt10
Absolutely gorgeous pics, thanks for sharing.

Absolutely gorgeous pics, thanks for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,037,147
Posted By Bt10
I see they spec goldwing, hd, trike, sportbike,...

I see they spec goldwing, hd, trike, sportbike, etc, but no dual sports, motards?

I'm in the right ATGATT company!!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,037,147
Posted By Bt10
[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;24263811]Fail. Improper...

[QUOTE=RidingDonkeys;24263811]Fail. Improper mounting of the cattle catcher.


Squirrel skewer
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,037,147
Posted By Bt10
...when the motorcycle is your primary means of...

...when the motorcycle is your primary means of transportation to work, as it was in my youth, trying to find your limits can be counter-productive.



yup
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 35,683
Views: 9,037,147
Posted By Bt10
Run whacha brung. Any other fail?

Run whacha brung.

Any other fail?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,688
Posted By Bt10
A whole new meaning to "farm bike".

A whole new meaning to "farm bike".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,389
Posted By Bt10
Flip down stop sign? Federal regs. WA advice...

Flip down stop sign? Federal regs.

WA advice pretty good.

No plate from VA to MI would require showing signed and dated title. Any call to MI database would confirm the temp status of traveling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,389
Posted By Bt10
What plate do you put in the front mount sold in...

What plate do you put in the front mount sold in Texas? It is specifically NOT illegal to drive a 1 plate car in a 2 plate state. Again illinois. Ask me how I know.

I was referring to proof of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,389
Posted By Bt10
Illinois front plate was what I was thinking as...

Illinois front plate was what I was thinking as well guys. There is no possible way to get two license plates in one plate states.

Texas may ticket on the bet you aren't coming back to fight it.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,389
Posted By Bt10
Luckily, I never said helmets, or seatbelts for...

Luckily, I never said helmets, or seatbelts for that matter.

Dual sport blinkers? How about my 49 state cars, bikes, etc travelling to California? Too many lights or LED on a bike travelling thru...
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