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Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By dcwn.45
looks good I did about the same thing with the...

looks good
I did about the same thing with the belt holster portion of an Otterbox
I ground off the belt clip and epoxied a ram ball to the back
the phone will click in forward or backward so it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By dcwn.45
I had power issues with my 2720 and it turned out...

I had power issues with my 2720 and it turned out to be the metal contacts between the front and back halves of the unit
I carefully opened it up and slightly bent the tabs to make better contact....
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,592
Posted By dcwn.45
I picked up a 95 r1100 rs this past spring its...

I picked up a 95 r1100 rs this past spring
its a nice compliment to my 06 Wee
better for 2 up and long stretches of fast, big, roads.
doesnt feel like a road sofa though.
Mine has a terrific...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 90,849
Posted By dcwn.45
If this isnt adventure riding , I dont know what...

If this isnt adventure riding , I dont know what is!
Beware of Doug!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,389
Posted By dcwn.45
I have toured with my dad on his Harleys [and...

I have toured with my dad on his Harleys [and ridden them all] road king[s], street glide and now road glide, on my 06 wee [now with 70,000 miles] and never couldn't keep up, in fact, many times he...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,258
Posted By dcwn.45
On my 06 Wee [just hit 70,000 miles], first 2...

On my 06 Wee [just hit 70,000 miles], first 2 sets of tires balanced by shop with stick on weights, weights fell off and I couldn't tell the difference so when I changed the tires [myself] I decided...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By dcwn.45
I have msr atv hi bars on my 06 wee I cut them...

I have msr atv hi bars on my 06 wee
I cut them to the same width as stock bars and 50,000 + miles later I still love them.
I have thought about adding risers too but never got around to it
the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,255
Posted By dcwn.45
Last time I crossed into Canada bear spray was...

Last time I crossed into Canada bear spray was fine just not anything labeled for self defense against people
Something to do with the percentage or strength of the irritant in the spray
Mace was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,425
Posted By dcwn.45
I have an 06 wee with just under 70,000 miles. ...

I have an 06 wee with just under 70,000 miles.
Ive done a bit of riding on it.
My former wife was not fond of riding so I didnt care much about 2 up, she would only go for short rides.
Im now...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By dcwn.45
Ram mount on r1100rs

Im doing a fly and ride this weekend to buy a bike.
i hope to mount my gps for the ride home
I have a ram mount, cradle, power cable, ect, just need to know where I can attach a ram ball.
bike is...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By dcwn.45
gps mount for 95 r1100rs

I am trying to find a good way to install my 2720 on a ram ball on a bike I am doing a fly and ride to get.
I would like to have the parts along when I pick it up so I can find my way home.
I have...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,607
Posted By dcwn.45
oh its just junk never fit anything just ship...

oh its just junk
never fit anything
just ship it to me and I will properly dispose of it for you:evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By dcwn.45
I would say dont follow the herd with mods, go...

I would say dont follow the herd with mods, go for seat, bar , and windscreen first.
get it comfortable for YOU.
i do see the eastern beaver relay as a need though, you can do it now, or fix the...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 443,737
Posted By dcwn.45
I have the remote with my hero 3 and I alsio use...

I have the remote with my hero 3 and I alsio use the app w my tablet and phone
I think the remote is better for turning camera on/off on the fly.
I usually have the camera on my helmet and the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 46,198
Posted By dcwn.45
Great trip and report! I am planning a Baja...

Great trip and report!
I am planning a Baja trip in a year [dont have exact date yet, when is the best time?]
I have done a couple trips with my Dad, so I especially enjoyed that aspect .
Love...
Forum: Racing 04-13-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,317
Posted By dcwn.45
What a great time First time to COTA, first...

What a great time
First time to COTA, first time to a live moto gp race, and first time to tbe Austin area.
Very impressed by all
Lots of folks were very nice to 3 rubes from mn.
Well.done.
And...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,317
Posted By dcwn.45
I'm coming down from Mn with 2 friends. should...

I'm coming down from Mn with 2 friends.
should be fun
arriving at COTA fri afternoon
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 26,031
Posted By dcwn.45
Great write up and build Inspirational thanks

Great write up and build
Inspirational
thanks
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,845
Posted By dcwn.45
Good report Thanks for taking the time to do it...

Good report
Thanks for taking the time to do it
on my list of places to ride
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-24-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By dcwn.45
I will vouch for Blair at svracing I have...

I will vouch for Blair at svracing
I have bought brake lines, chain & sprockets, pads, and a few misc items and he has taken really good care of me.
never met him, just a satisfied customer
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 901,164
Posted By dcwn.45
hahaah, one of the best responses ever was...

hahaah,
one of the best responses ever was "this is advrider, you might want to try "little pussy takes a leisurely ride to the store.com"
Love it!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By dcwn.45
wee strom or transalp

wee strom or transalp
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 104,900
Posted By dcwn.45
Thanks so much for sharing your story. I am...

Thanks so much for sharing your story.
I am facing the [likely] end of a 23+ year marriage, and am in the early planning stages of a soul searching trip by moto.
Not the same thing but I am feeling...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-09-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,370
Posted By dcwn.45
I have 65,000 on my 06 Wee Clutch still...

I have 65,000 on my 06 Wee
Clutch still working great
+1 on checking stromtroopers
I have learned a ton of how to's from there.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 901,164
Posted By dcwn.45
They also legalized same sex marriage the same...

They also legalized same sex marriage the same day, which seems biblically correct as leviticus 20:13 says
"if a man lies with another man they should be stoned"
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 443,737
Posted By dcwn.45
I'mhaving freeze issues with my hero 3 black I...

I'mhaving freeze issues with my hero 3 black
I have a sandisc 64 class 10 car
d in it and I have read that some issues are due to bad cards.
How can I verify that my card is good?
I am getting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,240
Posted By dcwn.45
I can vouch for Blair, I have bought a bunch of...

I can vouch for Blair, I have bought a bunch of stuff from him and he has taken very good care of me, I had an issue with a brake line failure and he went way out of his way to make sure i was happy....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By dcwn.45
Check the starter button for good contact ...

Check the starter button for good contact
There is a headlight cut off when starting that has full power going through it
Also the connections in the fairing to the headlights can use a cleaning...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,618
Posted By dcwn.45
how about a piece of leather? hot glue or have...

how about a piece of leather?
hot glue or have it stitched on perhaps by a shoe repair shop
Forum: Racing 04-03-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,739
Posted By dcwn.45
I have 2 VIP tickets [all 3 days] and a parking...

I have 2 VIP tickets [all 3 days] and a parking pass for sale [see ad in flea market ]
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=875994

I am not able to go and I would like to sell them to a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,909
Posted By dcwn.45
I also traded the stock wee seat for a vee seat. ...

I also traded the stock wee seat for a vee seat.
A bit taller and not as flat under my rear.
I also use a bead seat cover, raises me up a bit more for better knee angle, and seems to not press on...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 443,737
Posted By dcwn.45
I just got a hero 3 [black]today as a birthday...

I just got a hero 3 [black]today as a birthday gift from my wife.
I just ordered an sd card [sucks that they dont come with at least a small one.
I started setting it up with a 2 gb card I had but...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-21-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11,877
Views: 1,613,139
Posted By dcwn.45
What are the 2012 Stelvio's going for as in out...

What are the 2012 Stelvio's going for as in out the door pricing?
US dollars, btw
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-23-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By dcwn.45
I cut mine, if you wanted to, you could get a...

I cut mine, if you wanted to, you could get a coupler to splice the stocker back on, but why?
New can sounds better, supposed to give a bit more power, and best of all, its about 8lbs lighter.
Do...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-07-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,756
Posted By dcwn.45
:clap White looks awesome! I now have...

:clap

White looks awesome!
I now have major bike envy.
Anyone go from a Wee to S10?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,206
Posted By dcwn.45
I reccomend new handlebars [I have MSR atv hi]...

I reccomend new handlebars [I have MSR atv hi] makes the bike feel like much higher quality, hard to explain, but true.
Also at the same time, heated grips.
nice bike BTW, I have a red 06 Wee, now...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By dcwn.45
I just finished looking at those threads, thanks....

I just finished looking at those threads, thanks.
Gave me some good ideas.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By dcwn.45
Rapid City area info?

I am planning a weekend meetup with my brother for May 18-20.
He is riding from Ennis Mt, and I from Waconia Mn. I'm on my Wee, and he on a Versys.
Our plan is to meet friday, camp and ride around...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By dcwn.45
Check out this thread ...

Check out this thread
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=719383
You might PM the author/builder JDrocks for more info too
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,086
Posted By dcwn.45
They make 700 cc [or larger] atv's, they have the...

They make 700 cc [or larger] atv's, they have the tech to make a great adv bike, I would love it.
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