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Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
The simpler the better, for me. I still use the...

The simpler the better, for me. I still use the stock tank, so I'll just be snipping them. Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
Simple (Hopefully) FCR Question

So I got my FCR carb on, seems to be running good, the limited bit I've been able to ride with this weather. Now for the dumb question: What the heck do I do with the TPS wires coming out of it? ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
Hmmmm, I'm in Iowa and its definitely not nice...

Hmmmm, I'm in Iowa and its definitely not nice here!

The wife n I have been talking alot about moving to Colorado lately, but a lot of obstacles to overcome (got a house to sell, 2 new jobs...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,333
Posted By Mow-ree
Been wanting to this ride the last couple years...

Been wanting to this ride the last couple years and other things have interfered. This year though, looks to be clear! I'll be on my DR650.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
I'm with you here. I'm 5'9" on a good day, 30"...

I'm with you here. I'm 5'9" on a good day, 30" inseam, I've considered lowering mine. I've tipped over a few times when the ground was a little lower than I thought. But like you said, I wouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
The problem with those gixxer pipes is its a...

The problem with those gixxer pipes is its a pretty short range of years and its been 10+ years since they made those. I'm sure the deal is still out there to be found, just going to take a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
If you go with whats in this thread, gixxer...

If you go with whats in this thread, gixxer aftermarket pipes don't provide much advantage.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=697314

Personally, I scanned ebay for a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
Talked to the PO again on the cables for the...

Talked to the PO again on the cables for the FCR40 and turns out he's a bit fuzzy on the cable set up as its been some years. He must have just been using the pull cable as its not drilled and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 106,631
Views: 21,213,007
Posted By Mow-ree
FCR40 Question

I picked up an FCR 40 carb over the weekend that had been on a DR650 previously. The PO said the stock cables wouldn't work and he had bought different cables on ebay.... Anyone know if the stock...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,045
Posted By Mow-ree
If the deal doesn't fall through, as of Saturday...

If the deal doesn't fall through, as of Saturday I'll have a FCR40 carb for the DR650. Definitely have to make sure the jetting is going to work out there for this trip.

As for the CRF230L,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,045
Posted By Mow-ree
Running 14/45 the last year, pretty happy with it...

Running 14/45 the last year, pretty happy with it in the rough stuff now. Think that should be good out there.

So pumped for this trip! Thanks all for the advice and tips.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,365
Posted By Mow-ree
Very interested in this one. One of the few...

Very interested in this one. One of the few weekends in early summer I have free.

And I can backup the comment on the Elizabeth police. That is the one town where I don't even go 1 mph...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Agree with 2wlrcr, I prefer Dubuque to the quad...

Agree with 2wlrcr, I prefer Dubuque to the quad cities. I had a chance to relocate to Davenport. Its not a bad place, but in my opinion, Dubuque is nicer. Sundown isn't much of a ski hill, but if...
Forum: Trials 11-14-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,725
Posted By Mow-ree
There are these things called "pronouns". "We"...

There are these things called "pronouns". "We" is only one more letter than "I"! :deal

In all seriousness though, very cool. If Ethan has the family tinkering genes he's going to be building...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
I was mad it, it kept falling over! If my...

I was mad it, it kept falling over! If my afternoon went as bad as the morning did that thing would have been left on the side of the road with a "Free to Good Home" sign on it!

I either...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
That goddamner log got me the last 2 years! I...

That goddamner log got me the last 2 years! I think Gravityisnotmyfriend got some good footage of my bro n I getting taken down at that log.

And nothing like a long line of people behind you to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Awesome time at the Bucky! I still suck, but I...

Awesome time at the Bucky! I still suck, but I sucked a little less than last year. Its all about progress! Campfire Saturday was fun too, got put some faces to names.

Big thanks to club...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5,267
Views: 523,131
Posted By Mow-ree
Overpriced relic of the early 2000s, but whats up...

Overpriced relic of the early 2000s, but whats up with the rear fender??? Naked lady with a beehive do, holding a spear guarding a door? And its a memorial??? Pretty sure you oughta have that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Is the orange more difficult than last year's...

Is the orange more difficult than last year's hero sections? Or is the red and orange just breaking down the hero sections into different difficulty levels?

Not that I'm planning on leaving...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Or resting peacefully in a hospital bed by 6:00...

Or resting peacefully in a hospital bed by 6:00 in a morphine induced haze after you compoundedly fracture your leg on that damn teeter totter!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Might just have to leave the DR home this year...

Might just have to leave the DR home this year and just bring a lawn chair, camera and cooler of beer and set up wherever this instrument of destruction will be!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,340
Posted By Mow-ree
I'd like to go. Hard to say if I'm available...

I'd like to go. Hard to say if I'm available though. Who knows between work, school, family if I'd be available. Just depends on what date it ends up being.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Short of filling the registration out for him,...

Short of filling the registration out for him, cutting a check and mailing it in, I don't think there is much more I can do for him. His loss if he doesn't stop being so lazy!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
You definitely need an OHV sticker even if its...

You definitely need an OHV sticker even if its licensed for the street.

Not familiar with Rathburn, been to Solon once. When I was there no issues with anyone flying around too fast.

If...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Better tires and gearing, yes. Better skills? ...

Better tires and gearing, yes. Better skills? Thats debatable. I am getting pretty goddamn good at picking that beast up off the turf though.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 29,110
Posted By Mow-ree
Whats the biggest bike this has been successfully...

Whats the biggest bike this has been successfully completed with? I remember seeing a f800GS last year. No idea how he did though.

I'll be back this year with my DR, which was handful and then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Yes, I made the mistake of hopping off the bike...

Yes, I made the mistake of hopping off the bike into the mud and found myself stuck in the muck up over my knees and was unable to move my legs much at all. Good times! My brother was more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Believe me, the thought crossed my mind more than...

Believe me, the thought crossed my mind more than once! Luckily someone had a pretty good sized atv with a tow strap and yanked it out.

Heres some youtube fun of it. Two feet left or right of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Found the deepest mud pit in the Waterloo OHV...

Found the deepest mud pit in the Waterloo OHV park today the hard way. Was stuck in that goddamner a good half hour. Don't ask what i was thinking.....I wasn't.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
I was eyeing that puddle up myself, and it looked...

I was eyeing that puddle up myself, and it looked like it was a couple inches deep. I was almost as shocked as Gravity was in it swallowed him and his bike! And given that he and the bike are fine,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Yeah, it was a good time. Neither of us had much...

Yeah, it was a good time. Neither of us had much time to ride with other things going on, but still fun.

After you left, I dumped the ol DR a couple times practicing some climbs on that big dirt...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Just got my new tires on, heading there shortly. ...

Just got my new tires on, heading there shortly. Probably get there bout noon
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,135
Posted By Mow-ree
Looks like I'm out for this ride. Have a family...

Looks like I'm out for this ride. Have a family conflict on the date and have to be in Cedar Falls at noon. This whole spring just sucks for riding with conflicts about every weekend with either...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
If nothing else you should be alright on the main...

If nothing else you should be alright on the main trails with the distanzias. I'm upgrading from a shinko 50/50 to D606s this week. The 50/50s were pretty good overall, but not much fun in the sand...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
Thats how I read this....unless I'm interpretting...

Thats how I read this....unless I'm interpretting it wrong. I've been known to do that.

http://www.iowadnr.gov/Recreation/All-TerrainVehicles(ATV)/OHVRegistration.aspx
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,345
Views: 408,925
Posted By Mow-ree
You can only get an OHV sticker your county...

You can only get an OHV sticker your county recorder office if you're an Iowa resident. Can never remember what paperwork you need to bring to get one, this year I don't think I needed anything...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,135
Posted By Mow-ree
Maybe I missed it, but what day is this ride...

Maybe I missed it, but what day is this ride happening???
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 53,226
Posted By Mow-ree
That would be my other brother......who owns a...

That would be my other brother......who owns a dual sport......who should be on this ride too! I think the Waterloo OHV park will deliver the slap to him in 2 weeks!

Too bad the bachelor...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 53,226
Posted By Mow-ree
Downgrading myself to "out" for this ride. My...

Downgrading myself to "out" for this ride. My brother's bachelor party is the same day. :slurp

One of these years I'll make this ride....
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,059
Posted By Mow-ree
Agree with xveganxcowboyx here. A small cheap...

Agree with xveganxcowboyx here. A small cheap fold up trailer like Harbor Freight sells will take up very little space and you can pull it around with a compact car. Pays for itself many times over...
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