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Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 102,287
Views: 20,019,889
Posted By Makis54
cartridge fork conversion question

I happen to come across a complete front end off of an '04 YZ450F. I've heard that this will fit on the DR with minimal fuss. I am hoping to hear from any of you guys and gals that have done this to...
Forum: Vendors 10-17-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,161
Posted By Makis54
DR650 stuff

Any chance Touratech will start producing products for the DR650? Specifically pannier mounts. I have a set of Zega 2's on my F800. It would be nice to be able to swap bags back and forth. Figured...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,648
Posted By Makis54
It's a nice looking bike, but I'm a bit...

It's a nice looking bike, but I'm a bit disappointed that it is basically a Husaberg/KTM with Husky decals on it. I was hoping that KTM would allow Husky to have it's own identity. I also would have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Makis54
I just ordered mine for $49 each. Kreiga was...

I just ordered mine for $49 each. Kreiga was offering free shipping on orders over $50. I don't know for how long though.

I don't think the bags will fit behind the crashbars, at least on my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Makis54
I just got finished ordering two kreiga us 5 bags...

I just got finished ordering two kreiga us 5 bags and decided to goof around on adv for awhile. I ran across your post. This is exactly what I bought the bags for! Your set up looks great and I can't...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 85,915
Posted By Makis54
just get one

I bought a 2010 F800GS about three months ago. I immediately noticed the snatchy throttle. I thought that with time I would get used to it and be able to compensate for it. Nope. I just couldn't...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Makis54
Glad I found this! I was planning on exploring...

Glad I found this! I was planning on exploring the area in a couple of weeks. Looks like I may have found a place to camp.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
All I know is that my bike has been rock solid!

All I know is that my bike has been rock solid!
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 113,749
Posted By Makis54
Tr650

Do you know if Globescout has a kit in the works for the Husky TR650? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,452
Posted By Makis54
Do you guys have plans for the Husky Terra 650?

Do you guys have plans for the Husky Terra 650?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By Makis54
+1. This is good information/advice and is...

+1. This is good information/advice and is exactly what someone who knows suspension is going to recommend when sorting out a new bike.
The knee jerk "heavier oil is better" is a throwback to old...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
I can't remember the brand of speedo. I'll check...

I can't remember the brand of speedo. I'll check my file and see if I can find my paperwork. I got it off of ebay. It used the stock cable. I believe a place called www.mikesxs.net also sells them. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Tnanks, the seat is a stock seat that I cut 4...

Tnanks, the seat is a stock seat that I cut 4 inches off the back. I then added a 1 inch layer of foam and recovered it in brown leather.
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
I love the Zard. It is louder than stock, but I...

I love the Zard. It is louder than stock, but I don't think it's too loud. Mine didn't come with a tach, but I did mount a mini speedo in the headlight bucket.



...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By Makis54
Check your steering head bearings. If they are...

Check your steering head bearings. If they are loose or have some play, they will cause the front end to "clunk". If you can, elevate your bike so that the front end is off the ground; think dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By Makis54
Cool, looks like it will work. Good to know if...

Cool, looks like it will work. Good to know if the original gets banged up a bit. This also could be useful for Strada owners wishing to put a high fender on.
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
I haven't had the chance to do a long ride on...

I haven't had the chance to do a long ride on them yet, but I did take it out for an afternoon. So far I really like them. They handle great, nothing weird at all.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,661
Posted By Makis54
Stupid front fender question

Ok, I'm not an official owner yet, but I do have a stupid question. Does anyone have the part number for the Terra front fender. I have been comparing it to the one on my 511 and I swear it looks...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
New TKC's!

http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj513/makis54/004_zpse09dba28.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,511
Posted By Makis54
Thanks for all of the feedback. It's great to...

Thanks for all of the feedback. It's great to hear there are some good options out there for me. I just listed my R1200GS on Craigslist. Hopefully there will be a Terra in the garage soon!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,511
Posted By Makis54
advice for tall guys

Ok, first of all I have been lusting for a Terra for a while. I kept telling myself to be sensible and put it off a while longer. Well, after reading this thread and the ones on cafe husky, I went...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
'bout time!

Welcome to the club! I've been working on bighead for a loooong time. I can't believe you pulled the trigger, but I'm so happy that you did. Let the fun begin!
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 87,599
Posted By Makis54
Heart of the West route

I had the great pleasure of getting to ride with Byways this past July at the Klim rally. He took us on part of the "Heart of the West" tour from ID to WY by the Tetons. We had an awesome ride! The...
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 264,046
Posted By Makis54
R1200GS seat

Do you make the R1200GS seat in a tall or "Adventure" version?
Thanks
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,051
Posted By Makis54
Files received

Just received the files. Thanks again for all of the hard work. I can't wait to try some of these routes!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,051
Posted By Makis54
I sent you a PM with my email. Thanks in...

I sent you a PM with my email. Thanks in advance. I really appreciate all the work this must have taken.
Thanks again!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Makis54
There are several places to go near Charlotte,...

There are several places to go near Charlotte, but the best has to be Brushy Mountain for off road riding. It is privately owned and they cater to the dirt bike crowd instead of the ATVs. Carolina...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
seat and pipes

Thanks fugowie and welcome to the thread. I cut about 4 inches or so off of the seat pan myself with a dremel tool. I did the same to the foam with a carving knife, then used some rough sandpaper...
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
seat

[QUOTE=ajsimmo;18767761]At last a bit of sunshine in blighty.

Looking forward to Normandy Beaches run with the missus on her Bonny and me on the Scram.

Your bike is looking good. Love that...
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
lighter flywheel

Thanks Roadscum, Grizz, and Keep it Simple. This sounds like a mod I need to try. D&D have 2lb lighter flywheels on the shelf, all I need to do is send them my old one. I know motion pro sells a...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Lighter flywheel

Has anyone machined some weight off the old flywheel. If so, how much did you take off? How is the performance? I was thinking it might spin up a little faster, might be fun.
Forum: Equipment 02-29-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,943
Posted By Makis54
time outs on a motorcycle

I ride a R1200GS standard with adventure saddlebags. In one bag I pack all of my uniforms. I carry one change of clothes, extra socks and underwear, shower shoes, toiletries, and pt gear. I figure...
Forum: Beasts 01-24-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Thanks McJamie! You are right, the numbers are a...

Thanks McJamie! You are right, the numbers are a little hard to read going down the road. However, I've found that you can see the needle pretty easily and if it's straight up you are running 70 mph....
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Thanks satcen. The footpegs are the stock pegs...

Thanks satcen. The footpegs are the stock pegs from my CRF450. I had to do some grinding on the sides and build up the bottom so they would sit level. I haven't had the chance to really ride on...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
weight loss

Besides the Zard pipe, I cut the passenger peg supports off the frame, changed the handlebar to a Renthal aluminum unit, ditched the stock mirrors for an aluminum one ( not mounted yet), switched...
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
A pic from the other side

A pic from the other side
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
My scrambler project

This is my 08 scrambler. I've had it for a few months now. I've been trying to give it the "Jack Pine" feel without totally copying Hammarhead's bike. I've still got a few things to work out,...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Thanks for the tip and the link. I'll head to the...

Thanks for the tip and the link. I'll head to the shop and see if they can match it up next week!
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Paint question

I'm wanting to do a little customization. Does anyone know if there are automotive equivalents to the triumph paint? I have an 08 red and white and would love to find a match for the red. Colorite...
Forum: Beasts 12-02-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22,002
Views: 6,508,335
Posted By Makis54
Ignition relocation bracket

I wanted to post a follow up about the joker machine relocation bracket issues. I spoke to Bryan via e mail and he told me that they have had a few complaints about the bolt holes for the ignition...
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