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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 10:55 AM
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Posted By procycle
Nope. The starter clutch cannot cause any extra...

Nope. The starter clutch cannot cause any extra drain.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By procycle
I've done a similar thing myself on a buddy's...

I've done a similar thing myself on a buddy's go-cart. Luckily there was an ice chest full of hand chilling / pain reliving objects very nearby. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By procycle
Oooh... I like it when you talk like that :sweeti

Oooh... I like it when you talk like that :sweeti
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By procycle
There is a little store with pumps. It has been...

There is a little store with pumps. It has been open every time I've been there but I did notice he has a 'gone fishin' sign at the ready. If closed it isn't all that far to head north to Canyon City...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2015, 11:31 AM
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Views: 826,184
Posted By procycle
If I were making this leg of the trip I'd get off...

If I were making this leg of the trip I'd get off the main highway at Eldorado Pass and take #16 to Seneca. Then from Seneca to Paulina and on to Prineville. This is some of my favorite riding in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By procycle
Oof... :huh Doesn't that kind of realization...

Oof... :huh
Doesn't that kind of realization hit you like a gut punch :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13,589
Views: 826,184
Posted By procycle
Excellent road south out of Prineville along the...

Excellent road south out of Prineville along the Crooked River



Since we all live here few of us have experience with the local hotels.
There is a good selection of hotels in the Gateway area...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By procycle
On the other hand those o-rings have been know to...

On the other hand those o-rings have been know to fail in as little as 4-5 years.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By procycle
Stock jetting. 42.5 pilot, 140 main Your...

Stock jetting.
42.5 pilot, 140 main

Your problem is likely to be failing float orings.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By procycle
I have a WR250R and it is impressive in many...

I have a WR250R and it is impressive in many ways. But... at 295 lbs it's still a pig in even mildly technical trail riding. It feels pretty light right up to the point where you have to manhandle it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By procycle
These work great for a serious trail bike but are...

These work great for a serious trail bike but are not really appropriate for a typical street ridden dualsport bike. Be prepared to have to check your tire pressure every day or before every ride....
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By procycle
Loosen the cable adjusters so there is plenty of...

Loosen the cable adjusters so there is plenty of freeplay in the cables. Then readjust after it is all together. You want a minimum amount of freeplay in the opening cable and generous freeplay in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 09:11 AM
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Posted By procycle
+1 Definitely time for a new clutch.

+1
Definitely time for a new clutch.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By procycle
Easily remedied with a few large washers stacked...

Easily remedied with a few large washers stacked on top of the spacer :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2015, 07:17 PM
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Views: 1,078
Posted By procycle
Then you would have no ABS. The system compares...

Then you would have no ABS.
The system compares signals of the front and rear sensors to determine when to engage.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By procycle
Not really. Any motorcycle will do this but it's...

Not really. Any motorcycle will do this but it's rather hard on the equipment.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 07:08 AM
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Posted By procycle
The main downside to a DR250 is they are...

The main downside to a DR250 is they are kickstart only.
IMO having to learn to kick start a bike is a big barrier for a new rider.
It would be much better to spend more and avoid the starting...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By procycle
Looks like the RM00121 is listed for the older...

Looks like the RM00121 is listed for the older version DR650.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 10:08 AM
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Posted By procycle
Nothing is impossible to balance. It just needs...

Nothing is impossible to balance. It just needs enough weight to counter the weight of the rim lock. I balance all my wheels. Those with rim locks have a lot of lead on them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 04:45 PM
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Posted By procycle
Yes, they are different lengths. You can tell...

Yes, they are different lengths. You can tell which goes where by slipping them into the holes but not threading them in. They should have equal length of protrusion.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 09:37 PM
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Posted By procycle
Often in a 5-speed trans one or the other of the...

Often in a 5-speed trans one or the other of the 3rd gears is used to transmit power in 2 other ratios. On the DR the '3rd gear' actually sees a lot of action.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By procycle
My 1999 failed somewhere between 5K and 10K miles

My 1999 failed somewhere between 5K and 10K miles
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By procycle
I always adjust them independently but if one is...

I always adjust them independently but if one is too tight it will affect the other. I like to have only a minimum amount of freeplay in the pull cable. The closing cable can run pretty loose because...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 09:04 AM
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Posted By procycle
I guess I misunderstood your description. I...

I guess I misunderstood your description. I thought you were feeling resistance when moving the pulley on the carburetor. Also, this apparently happened after using a heat gun on the carb. Those 2...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:40 PM
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Posted By procycle
Try putting a really generous amount of play in...

Try putting a really generous amount of play in the closing cable or even temporarily disconnecting it. It will be easier to zero in on the issue by eliminating one possible source.

Edit: you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By procycle
+1 :lol3

+1 :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By procycle
When I ride slow my mind wanders and I'm more...

When I ride slow my mind wanders and I'm more likely to do something dumb.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 10:01 AM
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Posted By procycle
Oh, but they do. Better controlled suspension =...

Oh, but they do. Better controlled suspension = safer riding!
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By procycle
That's a good thought but I think that anything...

That's a good thought but I think that anything thick enough to provide good strength will be too difficult to wrap around the frame. Maybe some sort of 2-piece clamp?
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 09:16 AM
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Posted By procycle
Six of one, half a dozen of the other - but it is...

Six of one, half a dozen of the other - but it is a solution for a bike with a missing frame tab.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By procycle
The Borrego rack does not use that tab for...

The Borrego rack does not use that tab for mounting.

--> http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#a1510-0141


http://www.procycle.us/images/bikepages/dr650/rack_moose_installed.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
+1 They also need periodic adjusting anyway. I...

+1
They also need periodic adjusting anyway. I like my cable adjustment to be 'just so'. Anytime I'm futzing around with the carb or throttle I verify that I have the desired (tiny) amount of slack...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
Try adjusting more slack in the return (closing)...

Try adjusting more slack in the return (closing) cable. That return cable needs plenty of looseness or it will make the throttle drag.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
You probably wouldn't even know you hurt it - for...

You probably wouldn't even know you hurt it - for a few months...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 02:05 PM
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Posted By procycle
You would ground the master link with the welders...

You would ground the master link with the welders ground clamp. No current would go to the bike.

If you connected the ground clamp to the frame you would probably ruin the chain and the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 12:15 PM
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Posted By procycle
It works fine. Seen it done plenty of times. If...

It works fine. Seen it done plenty of times. If you are going to weld it you don't need to bother with a clip. Just a little mig spot weld on each pin right at the groove.

This is the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By procycle
Most likely these two things are not related.

Most likely these two things are not related.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
Fitting the wheel is not too much of a problem....

Fitting the wheel is not too much of a problem. Dimensionally the RMZ and DR hubs are pretty similar. Before you get too far into it figure out what you are going to do for brakes. The RMZ rotor is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
I always start out by sighting down the mirror...

I always start out by sighting down the mirror arms and aligning them with the steering stem nut.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 111,172
Views: 22,588,373
Posted By procycle
+1 Your eyes can spot a tiny bit of rotational...

+1
Your eyes can spot a tiny bit of rotational movement in a wheel much easier than they can detect motion of a whole car.
I'm always looking at front wheels and it's kept me in one piece for a...
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