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Forum: Americas 07-11-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By plumber mike
I've got you guys covered in the northern black...

I've got you guys covered in the northern black hills aka deadwood. I'll show you some great trails but I won't take you to the faces:lol3

PM me if you need camping, repair, recovery, or just a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,417
Posted By plumber mike
In. Liked it on FB so friends know I'm in...

In. Liked it on FB so friends know I'm in too:norton

Thanks for taking us along!
Forum: Americas 07-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By plumber mike
Black Hills

I've taken July off to work on my house, so I'll be around

I'm about 5 miles south of deadwood and about 20 miles south of I-90.

PM me if I can be of assistance. The last guy I told that to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By plumber mike
I'd check with Gary at the Fish and fry...

I'd check with Gary at the Fish and fry campground in deadwood. Tell him the dakota dual sport riders sent you. Good guy, and should be a good location to base camp from. Us hwy 385 about 10 miles...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By plumber mike
I would say no without a cell phone signal...

I would say no without a cell phone signal booster. You could get text messages at times.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Extra parts

Have a look. Pm me if you see something you want. All parts pulled from my 09
Since it's not the flea market, make an offer if you find value in any of it....
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Hey Matt, I know it's been awhile, but have you...

Hey Matt, I know it's been awhile, but have you changed your rear mudflaps arrangement since I saw you last?
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Those pics make me miss riding with Snooker. I'll...

Those pics make me miss riding with Snooker. I'll be down for a ride for sure this summer.......unless of course your coming up here:deal

Leafman- I had good luck with drive systems usa last fall....
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 559,719
Posted By plumber mike
WTB 75-77 CB400f factory muffler

I'm not sure how many got pulled off back in the day, but a friend is searching for one that says Honda on it.

If you have one you'd like to sell, please PM.

Thanks,

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
I have complete forks that came off my 09 at...

I have complete forks that came off my 09 at about 7500 miles. Pm me if you like.

Mike
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
I'm still here. I can't think of a better do-all...

I'm still here. I can't think of a better do-all bike. I've been thinking about an r12gs or a 990adv for laying big miles down, but for the price I just can't justify it....plus i'd loose my...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,881
Posted By plumber mike
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-nA2oml9w9EQ/UI1...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-nA2oml9w9EQ/UI1K9qWs8cI/AAAAAAAABbE/t1yTEsKnyLo/s800/IMG_2419.JPG
...and be careful with old bike's, because much like a Lay's potato chip, no one can have just...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,881
Posted By plumber mike
Talking Ninjette's.This is old's cool forum:lol3 ...

Talking Ninjette's.This is old's cool forum:lol3

Suzuki TU250 maybe?

The Buell Blast was a good suggestion.

F650GS. Lot's of low seat/suspension options available

I wish you were...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,346
Posted By plumber mike
Very cool. There is a fella in Nederland with a...

Very cool. There is a fella in Nederland with a mint one if you need reference on reassembly. He seems very knowledgeable about these bikes.

If you give up on it and start offloading parts, let...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By plumber mike
I don't know who helped who, but it was a...

I don't know who helped who, but it was a pleaseure to meet Feike and learn from him. This man could be my wingman in the woods anytime:D He was well prepared for his trip and laced that wheel in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By plumber mike
I'm in Lead. Mike @6055912912

I'm in Lead. Mike @6055912912
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Niedz- Now that's using your noggin! I like it! ...

Niedz- Now that's using your noggin! I like it!

Geoffster- That pics looks....um.....crowded. Lot's of revenue for the Bama there. I see why you need an Xco...to escape:lol3

I personally saw...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,790
Posted By plumber mike
We stick together, but not stuck together:eek1 ...

We stick together, but not stuck together:eek1

That's what boxer buddies are for:deal:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5,796
Views: 1,031,790
Posted By plumber mike
I'll mail you mine! Anyone willing to mow my lawn...

I'll mail you mine! Anyone willing to mow my lawn deserves it. Plus, I don't use them and your bike is much prettier:evil Thanks for the note. Just got home. Sorry I missed you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 459,052
Posted By plumber mike
OK then. Thanks guys! I'm willing to pay it to...

OK then. Thanks guys! I'm willing to pay it to support the smaller dealer and actually have a choice of colors.

Yes. The 1.9% interest means I won't have to sell old Honda's to get a new one. Very...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 459,052
Posted By plumber mike
Just wondering what you guys are paying OTD. I...

Just wondering what you guys are paying OTD. I went out shopping today for this bike, but the dealer wanted to charge me 4490 for a non ABS. He said shipping from the MFG is not included in the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Very cool photos....and one helluva bike:freaky ...

Very cool photos....and one helluva bike:freaky

Oh and Snooker is so hardcore, I think he should go hardtail. Chrome plate that swingarm and be done:lol3 Have you considered an air shock? I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Leafman- If that works, It will be brilliant:clap...

Leafman- If that works, It will be brilliant:clap A custom aluminum replacement with some healthy bulges would get very expensive.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,651
Posted By plumber mike
I connected all three wires together. No issues...

I connected all three wires together. No issues since:D
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
....and knowing it's done right! Priceless:freaky

....and knowing it's done right! Priceless:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
I might get proactive about this. I'm thinking...

I might get proactive about this. I'm thinking about replacing the ignition switch with a discreet toggle switch. I may leave the key for a steering lock, but I really never use it. I also think a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Lewis- I believe the screws that are preventing...

Lewis- I believe the screws that are preventing you from removing it are accessed from underneath. I seem to remember having to pull the taillight. I'll go look for that part in my bin and check.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
1) Ummm. It's still runs fine, but I've only got...

1) Ummm. It's still runs fine, but I've only got 13K and my engine had it's case replaced at 1500 miles. Maybe at the end of this season. Maybe.

2) Every season without fail. I've seen on my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
MKJDDS- Congrats on the bike! When I think of...

MKJDDS- Congrats on the bike! When I think of Drone's bike......I think of a bike that has been masterfully prepared and then not used to it's full potential:lol3Maybe he built it just for you. Go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6,733
Views: 1,019,651
Posted By plumber mike
THe problem I have with the stand is that it...

THe problem I have with the stand is that it lowers the ground clearance. It also looks like the mounting bracket hangs down to the point of bieng able to catch on stuff breaking the cheap frame...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,490
Posted By plumber mike
Castrol Superclean Pressure wash WD40...

Castrol Superclean

Pressure wash

WD40

Cleaner wax and Nevr-dull for the painted and raw materials
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,515
Views: 1,016,645
Posted By plumber mike
The internet of course:evil Right here on ADV so...

The internet of course:evil Right here on ADV so it's gotta be true:rofl

I'll see if I can find where I read that.

I'd really hope I'm wrong and someone has some better numbers to report.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,874
Posted By plumber mike
Thanks for the replies guys! I'm thinking the TU...

Thanks for the replies guys! I'm thinking the TU would make a nice little scrambler buildup. I know with the WR that I'd go too extreme towards the off-road to make it anything streetable. There is a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,727
Posted By plumber mike
Thanks for the linky Pinesol:freaky

Thanks for the linky Pinesol:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,396
Posted By plumber mike
Sounds like it could be the faulty ignition...

Sounds like it could be the faulty ignition switch others have had. Low battery voltage causes funny things on these bikes as well. Let us know what you find.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,874
Posted By plumber mike
You guys might be biased, but here goes.... ...

You guys might be biased, but here goes....

I've narrowed it down to the 250cc class. The CBR250R, the TU250X or the WR250R. I live on a dirt road 5 miles from town but don't need a dirtbike per...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,135,727
Posted By plumber mike
Is there a difference between the standard Excel...

Is there a difference between the standard Excel wheel and the A60?Excel that Colebatch has? If I'm going to do it, might as well go for the best.

....and the Superlace makes total sense. So...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,515
Views: 1,016,645
Posted By plumber mike
I'm having a hard time finding anything better...

I'm having a hard time finding anything better than my G650X for the type of riding I do. I had briefly looked at these, but with 50HP and 50mpg it doesn't sound like it would be better than what I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,737
Posted By plumber mike
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5HRkbobfTaU/Trh...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-5HRkbobfTaU/Trhsyj4VxDI/AAAAAAAABX4/L6tjXnsl0D4/s800/IMG_1889.JPG

Whodat90- Those are alot of the reasons I loved and hated it. Well written.

The magna in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,500
Views: 459,052
Posted By plumber mike
Take it easy is not in my vocabulary:lol3 However...

Take it easy is not in my vocabulary:lol3 However every bike I've owned has managed to make it home.

Your #'s on your chart excite me. Thanks for taking the time to log them.

Mike
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