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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2015, 07:48 AM
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Posted By dazz
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By dazz
Flat Track

FLATTRACK RACING THIS SUNDAY! This Sunday, June 14th, Western Reserve MC will host Motorcycle and Quad Flattrack Racing. Gates Open at 8AM, Practice at 10AM, Racing at NOON. This race is had the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 07:08 AM
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Views: 701,968
Posted By dazz
Martin, remember this is the internet. From...

Martin, remember this is the internet. From Electropedia:
Calendar Life and Cycle Life

Battery performance deteriorates over time whether the battery is used or not. This is known as "calendar...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 04:45 AM
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Posted By dazz
Starting the bike does put a load on the battery...

Starting the bike does put a load on the battery for a moment until the bike starts. As you found out.

A "load tester" is the piece of equipment that will give you a true reading. Auto parts...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 01:56 PM
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Posted By dazz
Sorry Martin, you must load test the battery. ...

Sorry Martin, you must load test the battery. Your volt meter tells the voltage of your battery. But it does not tell anything about the condition of your battery. Just because it reads 12 plus...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2015, 03:43 AM
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Posted By dazz
Maybe you should think about the Finger Lakes...

Maybe you should think about the Finger Lakes rally as well. A great ride up there. And if you want you get a chance to ride around the Watkins Glen race track.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-20-2015, 04:46 AM
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Posted By dazz
Typical small BMW rally. Good camping and...

Typical small BMW rally. Good camping and organized well. We usually ride north up to St. Marys and the "Eternal Tap" at the Straub brewing company while at the rally.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2015, 04:20 AM
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Posted By dazz
Hopewell Indians

This weekend:
When the list of the Seven Wonders of The World was compiled, the great Pyramids of the Giza plateau were included, but not those in North or South America. Cohula Pyramid located...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 03:54 AM
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Posted By dazz
Man I don't know how many miles you ride but Gail...

Man I don't know how many miles you ride but Gail Thorne, the high mile MOA lady has 93,000 miles on her 2012 G650GS. At my age I don't think I'll ever need another 650.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 04:33 PM
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Posted By dazz
I personally like the OEM panniers. They are...

I personally like the OEM panniers. They are collapsible. Because they conform to the shape of the bike they keep the profile of the motorcycle narrower. Better handling at speed and better fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By dazz
Welcome. Pressure wash that front disk and give...

Welcome. Pressure wash that front disk and give it a try.

You realize this is the internet? Even if what you read is said twice it does NOT mean it is true. Let your conscience be your guide. Some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:06 AM
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Posted By dazz
I suggest you not do anything for at least 1000...

I suggest you not do anything for at least 1000 miles or more. Handlebar risers, luggage, windshields, seats, gearing, exhaust, etc. are all personal preference. Big and little people, city vrs....
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By dazz
I say don't worry about it. Use the side stand....

I say don't worry about it. Use the side stand. I'm an old man and 190 lbs. I keep my suspension very soft. My bike sits lower than almost all other G650s because of this. That means I have to lift...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By dazz
Mileage

I don't usually post over here but this may be of interest to you Sertaos.

Congratulations to Gail Thorne. She won the MOA woman mileage contest.

She rode over 40,000 miles in six months. She...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 04:42 AM
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Posted By dazz
I think you should read the article in BMWMOA....

I think you should read the article in BMWMOA. She is a nice lady who set a goal. It was not easy but she succeeded. Congratulations to her and the effort. Very few men could compete with her.

AND...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By dazz
Stop farkling, start riding!

Congratulations to Gail Thorne. She won the MOA woman mileage contest.

She rode over 40,000 miles in six months. She has over 93,000 miles on her 2012 G650GS. From Mississippi.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-04-2015, 05:14 AM
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Posted By dazz
wrong bike

I'm from Ohio and did no bring an appropriate bike for this ride. If I show up Saturday at eight at the lighthouse in St. Augustine in my van can I get a route sheet to use later in the year?
My...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 04:50 AM
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Posted By dazz
Try Ken Vasis at Triumph of Warren. He is...

Try Ken Vasis at Triumph of Warren. He is Triumph trained.
I have my 2013 down here in Daytona now and am loving it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By dazz
Well it's on the internet so it must be fact! ...

Well it's on the internet so it must be fact!

Both feet on solid ground for me always.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 05:23 AM
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Posted By dazz
Dang! Mine is black and red on gray? I was not...

Dang! Mine is black and red on gray? I was not aware of a problem. But thanks.:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:43 AM
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Posted By dazz
Wait! 410 km equals 255 miles! Compadre, how did...

Wait! 410 km equals 255 miles! Compadre, how did that work out with fuel?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:35 AM
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Posted By dazz
Good post. Thanks. I like the rear profile of...

Good post. Thanks. I like the rear profile of your bike. Nothing sticks too far out into the wind.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By dazz
Western Reserve Race this Sunday

**WINTER RACE THIS SUNDAY**

February 22, we will have our second Winter Stud Race of 2015. Gates open at 9AM, Sign-up for BIKES is open until 10:30, Bikes Race at 11AM for 1-1/2 HOURS on our wide...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:15 AM
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Posted By dazz
Well there was that article in MOA a few months...

Well there was that article in MOA a few months ago about the guy riding his around the world. And he is not the only one.

Sometimes people that complain about a problem don't realize that each...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:54 AM
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Posted By dazz
I soldered and shrink wrapped mine yesterday. I...

I soldered and shrink wrapped mine yesterday. I used the brown wire and the yellow wire (switched). I left the red and white wire (always on) in the plug and insulated it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:47 AM
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Posted By dazz
I have over 9500 miles on my G650GS. I replaced...

I have over 9500 miles on my G650GS. I replaced the battery when new. I love the Sound of my bike. The gearing is perfect. It can run at 75 mph on the highway and it's comfortable in first gear on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By dazz
Switched wire

Let me see if I understand this. You found a capped off wire (green/yellow) near that jumper cable thing that powers on with the ignition switch?
Do you know which fuse protects this wire?
Does...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By dazz
Yes Sir, helmet and hi-viz reflective clothing....

Yes Sir, helmet and hi-viz reflective clothing. You need it there. NO edge lines, no guard rails, narrow roads. It's really fun to drive in Costa Rica. But also scary. A bit like here 50 years ago...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By dazz
Costa Rica

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm185/ridequebec/IMG_0772.jpg (http://s296.photobucket.com/user/ridequebec/media/IMG_0772.jpg.html)

We just returned from Costa Rica where we rode Honda NX400s....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 04:54 AM
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Posted By dazz
Thanks Jon. I may take you up on that when the...

Thanks Jon. I may take you up on that when the weather clears. And actually it was a larger pilot, not main jet that I installed. And really, it is not the parts that are so important from James...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2015, 07:35 AM
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Posted By dazz
Silverton, Colorado

Last time I was out in Colorado I rode my 450 KTM Exc. with a James Dean kit in the carburetor. This summer I am going to take my Suzuki DRZ 400S. Any first hand experience in jetting this constant...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By dazz
Yes, we all have some problem we have to live...

Yes, we all have some problem we have to live with. Big containers of Sea Foam? We have it made.

How about England where it costs so much for each bike? Revolution!

No I guess not. Each person...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By dazz
I guess what I was trying to say, Michael, is...

I guess what I was trying to say, Michael, is that each persons most important attributes in a motorcycle is different from the next.

Different dirt from Southern Ohio to Northern Ohio. Let alone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By dazz
Man, if they had one bike that could do it all,...

Man, if they had one bike that could do it all, they'd sell a lot of them!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 03:41 AM
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Posted By dazz
Thanks guys. I'll go for one or the other. No...

Thanks guys. I'll go for one or the other. No Sears, no Harbor Freight.

Edit: Same product, same price. Including shipping.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By dazz
Wow. Looked at the Craftsman jack. Not US made....

Wow. Looked at the Craftsman jack. Not US made. It has way more one star reviews than 5 star reviews. I have various jacks but I was thinking of one to live under the Triumph with it's feet off the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-22-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By dazz
Help with bike stand.

I've got a new style Triumph Bonneville T100 coming. Question: Is there an inexpensive lift, like Harbor Freight, with wheels, that can lift that bike?

Suggestions?
Thanks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By dazz
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-08-2014, 04:40 AM
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Posted By dazz
Emergency clutch fluid.

Mark says"That's the spot where I lost my clutch on my Husaberg 570 a few years ago. Stupid leaky slave cylinder o-ring that I failed to catch before the trip. Fortunately, most of the trail was...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,043
Posted By dazz
Off topic!!!

I've got the hots for a Bonneville. Which ADV thread do I go to? I may need professional help.
Thanks.
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