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Forum: 2 smokers 08-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By boomshakalaka
I'm liking the barn fresh patina. I say just...

I'm liking the barn fresh patina. I say just maintain it and ride it as is!
Forum: 2 smokers 07-31-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,423
Posted By boomshakalaka
A tickler! This is the first I'd ever heard of...

A tickler! This is the first I'd ever heard of such a thing... I guess it's like the little rubber clowns nose on my lawn mower that I pump a few times to prime the carb?

Oh, and after a bit of...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-30-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,446
Posted By boomshakalaka
I had a DT400. I wanted to do something like...

I had a DT400. I wanted to do something like this.. kind of a retro supermoto. Got a good price for it though. Can't wait to see how this comes together.
Forum: 2 smokers 07-30-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 25,423
Posted By boomshakalaka
What have I gotten myself into... I finally...

What have I gotten myself into...

I finally got everything but CB350's and one SL175 out of my garage. I was consolidating. It's so easy working on bikes when you have tons of random bits in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 861,077
Posted By boomshakalaka
Cross posting this in all the Michigan threads,...

Cross posting this in all the Michigan threads, hope that's alright.

Greetings Michigan ADV'ers.

I'm a few states over in Illinois where we have a fascist regime running the DMV. I may need...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,716
Views: 385,280
Posted By boomshakalaka
Greetings Michigan ADV'ers. I'm a few states...

Greetings Michigan ADV'ers.

I'm a few states over in Illinois where we have a fascist regime running the DMV. I may need some assistance from a Michigan resident. If anyone is interested, I'd be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
I'm going to do my best to get up there on Sunday.

I'm going to do my best to get up there on Sunday.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
Sorry tuff, failed to set my alarm. ...

Sorry tuff, failed to set my alarm.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeYsTmIzjkw&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
Directions to staging area 1for a noob?

Directions to staging area 1for a noob?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
Anyone up for a beer in the coming weeks? I've...

Anyone up for a beer in the coming weeks? I've been lurking and posting sporadically on this board since I moved to LA, and now I'm leaving, yet I've only met/road with Jamin. What's up with that? ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
Anyone riding Sunday? I'd like to get back out...

Anyone riding Sunday? I'd like to get back out there before I leave LA. I moved here, bought a plated dirt bike, ripped my knee open, and now I'm leaving LA having only road the bike in the dirt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
the 22r is a really solid motor, I don't think...

the 22r is a really solid motor, I don't think any of the American outfits were anywhere close to competing in terms of the 4cyl market.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
I laughed out loud.

I laughed out loud.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
ha, you were the first person I thought of, since...

ha, you were the first person I thought of, since you just did your USD swap. I actually deleted my post, because I think it may have been a bit premature. Ive been told that there is a strong...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 30,057
Posted By boomshakalaka
I think I have to go back into work.. but if I by...

I think I have to go back into work.. but if I by chance have Thursday off, I'll be in.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
Thanks a lot man.. Obviously if I could have just...

Thanks a lot man.. Obviously if I could have just found the lens and straps for my shroud at a decent price, that would have been ideal, but having a concrete answer that they are no longer available...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
I think the stocker is smaller, and even if it...

I think the stocker is smaller, and even if it did fit, I think I can get a complete unit for less than the cost of the glass, bulb, rubber straps, etc.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
So I'm doing some ordering now, and just realized...

So I'm doing some ordering now, and just realized that these are sold individually. So it's about $180 for a pair. What is the huge difference between these and motocross knee guards, which cost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
you found the missing part of my knee?

you found the missing part of my knee?
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
that is not what I was hoping to hear... So...

that is not what I was hoping to hear...

So it looks like I can get a shroud+lense+light unit for 60-120$. Buying a lense, bulb and glassing supplies and then having a schlopped together finished...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
Hey guys, the other day I was riding off road for...

Hey guys, the other day I was riding off road for the first time. The trail turned, I did not. I busted up the Acebris headlight that was on the bike when I bought it. I'll post pictures of it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
It's funny, I always felt like I was protected,...

It's funny, I always felt like I was protected, wearing my jeans to ride on the street. I knew I was pushing it a bit, going without knee pads in the dirt, oh well... Definitely grabbing some knee...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
I think you asked for a picture Jamin? Here you...

I think you asked for a picture Jamin? Here you go.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v137/jamesdavis/IMAG0302.jpg

Went back today so they could check for infection and swelling. Doctor said...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-02-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
Six-- I am gonna go back in in a few hours for a...

Six-- I am gonna go back in in a few hours for a follow up to check for infection and have it redressed. I'll snap a picture then.

If any other adv'ers out there need medical care and are without...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
You definitely told me to get knee pads. I just...

You definitely told me to get knee pads. I just was so excited to get out there, and I had just worked for 11 days straight... the bike was running good and so I went for it. I do wish I took your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
There is a hole in my knee, and it is filled with hamburger meat.

Found a clinic that will do the stitches for a few hundred, doctor is in at 6pm.

Again, Jamin, I don't think I can thank you enough. It was bad enough that he had to help my out of shape,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
I haven't been awake this early since I lived in...

I haven't been awake this early since I lived in Thailand. And then I was only awake this early if you were going by Pacific time, or if I was still up drinking.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
ok, sounds good. I'll try to get up early and...

ok, sounds good. I'll try to get up early and maybe join you for breakfast, if not I'll be there for 8 and I'll shove a Cliff bar in my face.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
I live right by Culver City, so it's a little bit...

I live right by Culver City, so it's a little bit of a ride to get up that way. If it were just me, I'd probably just head up there at some time in the morning when I wake up, but I can meet you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
No, I haven't really done anything as far as...

No, I haven't really done anything as far as setting the bike up for myself. When I bought it, it needed a top end job, and that is about as far as I have gotten. The bike is kind of ratty, as I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
Hey, thanks for the tips. That was pretty much...

Hey, thanks for the tips. That was pretty much my plan, just to play around in the open where it's legal. Good pointer on covering the rear brake-- it would seem obvious, but I had never thought...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7,388
Views: 540,226
Posted By boomshakalaka
I'm pretty sure I'll be up at Rowher tomorrow...

I'm pretty sure I'll be up at Rowher tomorrow morning. I'll be the chump on the xr600r with a brand new white AGV MT-X lid and street gear. I'm not exactly clear on what the lay out is, so the plan...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
Could be, but that would be strange for it to...

Could be, but that would be strange for it to show signs of wear so suddenly after I had the rear wheel off. Before changing the tire the bike would coast true and straight.



Haven't had the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 1,420,788
Posted By boomshakalaka
So, I changed my rear tube about a week ago...

So, I changed my rear tube about a week ago (first time changing a tube/tire!! and no pinches!!) and I put the wheel back on and torqued the axel bolt down to spec. Everything seems fine, except...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
the apparent size and $2 does sound really good,...

the apparent size and $2 does sound really good, but I can't find it on harbor freight's site, and I can't find it anywhere else on the web for that matter.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
haha, nice! While we're on the subject.....

haha, nice!

While we're on the subject.. what pumps do you guys use for your roadside tire changing kit? I think I prefer a compact hand pump over wiring an accessory outlet into my xr600r. Any...
Forum: Vendors 07-11-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 153,296
Posted By boomshakalaka
Just ordered mine. I'm a tire repair noob, and...

Just ordered mine. I'm a tire repair noob, and not staying long term where I am-- so buying a bunch of bulky tools like a jack/lift isn't practical. I was thinking I'd have to change my first tube...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
ah, ok I get it now. Seems quite simple. I...

ah, ok I get it now. Seems quite simple. I wasn't taking the front brake strap into account. Can't wait to get my trailstand in the mail now.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8,912
Views: 607,371
Posted By boomshakalaka
Awesome. I knew something like this existed, I...

Awesome. I knew something like this existed, I just didn't know where to look.

edit: so looking over the page, it seems like exactly what I need, but I still can't figure out in my head exactly...
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