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Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 11:41 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Looks good. I'll be curious to hear how it goes...

Looks good. I'll be curious to hear how it goes and would like more info on the DIY aspect...thread, pics, write-up, etc. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By zekester63
That particular setup is a bit too CBX-like for...

That particular setup is a bit too CBX-like for my purposes, although in high school I really thought having one would be cool... I ended up with a CX500C.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Ha! At least my dream WR is somewhat realistic!...

Ha! At least my dream WR is somewhat realistic! :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 09:09 AM
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Posted By zekester63
I really like that style as well, although I'm...

I really like that style as well, although I'm not confident the smaller racks would secure bigger bags like the Wolfman Expedition, et al, as well as the bigger racks do.

Now to beat a dead...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By zekester63
1. Thanks. 2. Yes, it's the Wolfman CarryAll....

1. Thanks.
2. Yes, it's the Wolfman CarryAll. I got it for my trip to Utah last fall and it worked GREAT. I keep my spares and other stuff like chain lube, etc. in it on longer rides. My tool...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Forget the naysayers -- I say you have a really...

Forget the naysayers -- I say you have a really nice rig for what you're about to embark on. With the right mindset (that you already have about taking your time, slowing down, etc.), and realizing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

Be careful with brushes as they can damage the o-rings. All I usually use is a rag, and if it's real bad, then some WD40 and a toothbrush. Honestly though I wouldn't fuss too much with cleaning -...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 11:34 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Double Take mirrors on RAM mounts are a very...

Double Take mirrors on RAM mounts are a very popular option. :thumb

Personally I run a DIY HDB-type setup. "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear" takes a little getting used to, and if...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-19-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Excuses, excuses! :D Heck, I saw a guy...

Excuses, excuses! :D

Heck, I saw a guy riding this morning on my way into work, cruising down highway 75, and he didn't have a windscreen or electric gear. Well, at least I think it was a "guy",...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:26 AM
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Posted By zekester63
:huh I may have missed it, but I sure don't...

:huh

I may have missed it, but I sure don't recall anyone here implying anything that you're arguing against here, and I'm sure most might even agree with you - at least on these specific matters...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Yes, without any doubt. Now whether the rider is...

Yes, without any doubt. Now whether the rider is or not is often debatable. :evil

Here's a report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500618) about a trip from Maryland to Alaska. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Well, as it usually goes, we have no video from...

Well, as it usually goes, we have no video from this section, and even though it looks gnarly enough, it's much worse than it looks! My buddy headed down first and got stuck in a tough spot, kind of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:32 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Lucky! We stayed at 3-Step last fall, but...

Lucky! We stayed at 3-Step last fall, but unfortunately only for 1 night! Scott & Julie are the best hosts, and it's such an awesome place to unwind. Highly recommend for anyone going to that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By zekester63
What tire situation do you have planned for the...

What tire situation do you have planned for the trip? You thinking you'll make the whole trip on a single set? I suppose it's possible if you run more road-friendly tires than I do (D606s).

And...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Great stuff! :thumb Good editing on the videos...

Great stuff! :thumb Good editing on the videos - I like your style!

The videos bring back lots of memories from 2 trips I took last year - first in July with my wife on my VStrom, through...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 11:21 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Are you planning to keep a RR on your trip? If...

Are you planning to keep a RR on your trip? If not, I hope you can at least keep us posted here occasionally. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 09:29 AM
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Posted By zekester63
That place is beautiful for sure, but I would...

That place is beautiful for sure, but I would recommend having a backup plan for camping, because it's often VERY windy out there.

Here's another shot from my trip there last Oct.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By zekester63
+1. I've used T6 for a couple of years now in...

+1. I've used T6 for a couple of years now in both of my bikes with no issues.

I'm confident though that as long as you change it occasionally, you could run just about any JASO certified oil in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:01 PM
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Posted By zekester63
DIY projects are always fun IMHO...especially...

DIY projects are always fun IMHO...especially when they serve a good purpose! And like I said when I swapped tanks to the 4.7... it's for function, not looks. I remember the first time I saw these...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 08:27 AM
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Posted By zekester63
I spent a week in SE Utah last October. ...

I spent a week in SE Utah last October. Best.riding.ever!

http://edlin.net/myphotos/_data/i/upload/2014/10/19/20141019170205-67cf92c0-me.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By zekester63
To be honest, it was an insurance deal (old lady...

To be honest, it was an insurance deal (old lady pulled out in front of me...) that the dealer did for me, so I didn't do that myself.




Thanks. And yours is looking good! I like the setup...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-07-2015, 07:37 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Here's another angle... :wink: ...

Here's another angle... :wink:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/07/f6a1ac07afe9b7590f9ef79eca68e41e.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-07-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By zekester63
New tag - easy one for you. ...

New tag - easy one for you.

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-07-2015, 09:20 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Old tag in Coweta ...

Old tag in Coweta
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/07/99b224778040653224fa07a4d7bce046.jpg



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Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By zekester63
For a real basic "dashboard", you can just take a...

For a real basic "dashboard", you can just take a piece of fairly thin aluminum and attach it to your bar clamps. This and a waterproof USB port (that you can't see in this pic) is all I need for my...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-06-2015, 11:49 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Nobody grabbing this tag today? I'm stuck at...

Nobody grabbing this tag today? I'm stuck at work, so I won't be ... at least not today...

:evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 10:27 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Looks great! Keep us informed on the...

Looks great! Keep us informed on the windscreen/buffeting situation. I really like this setup, but would not really like to introduce buffeting (I've dealt with that enough on my VStrom before...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Good job! :thumb

Good job! :thumb
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By zekester63
What's the saying? "It's not true unless there's...

What's the saying? "It's not true unless there's pictures to prove it!" :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 05:31 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Very nice. :thumb That's the bike I want...

Very nice. :thumb

That's the bike I want when I grow up.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 04:45 PM
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Posted By zekester63
New tag: ...

New tag:
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/30/e244d9675ea0e7a31947708b7e55d442.jpg


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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 04:09 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Old tag: Oral Roberts University ...

Old tag: Oral Roberts University

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-30-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Unless it's already been grabbed, I can get this...

Unless it's already been grabbed, I can get this on my way home tonight.

And just for fun... I've used it in the past for another tag game. Hopefully I've kept the image small enough so I don't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-26-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Hmm... Not sure how to Google "cemetery with...

Hmm... Not sure how to Google "cemetery with funky trees grown together". :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-25-2015, 04:39 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Stepping up your game today! :). Good job today...

Stepping up your game today! :). Good job today fighting the nasty wind.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By zekester63
http://goo.gl/maps/yN6lk Or 3610'51.2"N...

http://goo.gl/maps/yN6lk
Or
3610'51.2"N 9610'56.7"W
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2015, 04:24 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Better late than never! Hope you had a nice ride...

Better late than never! Hope you had a nice ride anyway.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By zekester63
How Bout' Some Okie Tag

Well it is a bit early for hints, but since it's nice this weekend it's about getting out and riding, not seeing how long this tag stumps anyone.

Hint: The dam was built in 1922, and the water...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By zekester63
Ok, new tag. Sorry I used half of this beautiful...

Ok, new tag. Sorry I used half of this beautiful day...I didn't want to stop riding today!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/a59ecdf79411bae052668bf2126f15d1.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-24-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By zekester63
Old tag, Heyburn Lake ...

Old tag, Heyburn Lake
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