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Forum: Hacks Yesterday, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 234
Posted By MotoJ
I've had my Dnepr sidecar next to a CJ, and just...

I've had my Dnepr sidecar next to a CJ, and just by eye-balling it the actual tub looks identical, except the CJ tub has a truck with a lid, and the Dnepr does not.. The frames and suspension are...
Forum: Hacks 12-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,663
Posted By MotoJ
Hey D I sent you a PM...

Hey D I sent you a PM...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
If you're in WV, check out Romney Cycles. They...

If you're in WV, check out Romney Cycles. They have great deals on new and used, and loads of dirtbikes in inventory. That's where I got my DR. Very happy with the service I got. Not affiliated in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
I just moved from a KLR250 to a DR650....

I just moved from a KLR250 to a DR650. Impressions are : Hell Yeaahh! and Yeehaaaw!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
It's all on the MVA website. ...

It's all on the MVA website.
http://www.mva.maryland.gov/vehicles/registration/title-registration-info.htm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
Eureka

OK, so I just got off the phone with the dealer and he explained what was going on- they have already paid MD the tax and title fee, and I will receive a MD title in the mail, which I will take to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
You can register any new bike with a Bill of...

You can register any new bike with a Bill of Sale, from the dealer, and MD will issue a MD title when you register the bike. Because it was used it already had a title, from WV. When they got me the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
MD requires any vehicle getting newly registered...

MD requires any vehicle getting newly registered in MD to be inspected by a licensed State Inspection Station, unless it is new and has never been titled or registered anywhere. Once a vehicle is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
Yeah, been here too. I had to cajole a State...

Yeah, been here too. I had to cajole a State Trooper into verifying the VIN on a bike in the MVA parking lot and then tell the counter help. Maybe one of her super-long fingernails was blocking a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
Well, he might not have screwed me on purpose,...

Well, he might not have screwed me on purpose, but I would have done things differently if I'd known about this rigamarole. Like I said, I was told before I arrived the bike would be hard-tagged and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
Yeah. I should say I don't think they did this on...

Yeah. I should say I don't think they did this on purpose- the kid who I was dealing with had not handled an out of state used buy before. I'm sure they will straighten it out fairly. Besides this I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
That's what I was afraid of. So basically the...

That's what I was afraid of. So basically the dealer screwed me. He told me before I went down there it would be tagged and ready. When I got there he told me about the State inspection thing. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-22-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By MotoJ
Registrg Used Bike frm WV Dealer in Maryland

I am confused about this process, and was hoping someone could explain before I go to the DMV and find out I don't have all the paperwork I need...

Today I bought a used (590 miles) 2013 DR650 at...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 487,807
Posted By MotoJ
Dnepr K750. Check the fender, controls, kneepads...

Dnepr K750. Check the fender, controls, kneepads and swingarm.
...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By MotoJ
Is OP even mentioning a sidecar rig? I think he's...

Is OP even mentioning a sidecar rig? I think he's in the wrong forum. Try Oldscool Airheads.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 102,165
Views: 19,971,016
Posted By MotoJ
New DR owner here. Where's a good source for...

New DR owner here.

Where's a good source for a shop manual?
What's the best one- should I get a Suzuki manual, a Clymer manual, or both? Any free downloadables out there?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 102,165
Views: 19,971,016
Posted By MotoJ
Sorry my friend! They still have 2014s for a...

Sorry my friend! They still have 2014s for a smokin' price. At least $1200 cheaper than I could find around Baltimore.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 102,165
Views: 19,971,016
Posted By MotoJ
Noob DR owner in Baltimore

Hi folks,

I've been reading through this huge thread because I just put some money down on a 2013 DR with less than a thousand miles. It's the newest bike I've ever owned and the first time I've...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
FOR SALE in Baltimore- '98 KLR250

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023276&highlight=klr250

Link above to the Flea Market post.

I found a deal on a bike (DR650) I couldn't pass up, plus my kickstart knee is sore, so...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 13,663
Posted By MotoJ
That front end looks like it's landmine proof....

That front end looks like it's landmine proof. Love it!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-12-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 217,975
Posted By MotoJ
FOR SALE: 1998 KLR250- North Baltimore

$1,600.00

Link to Fleamarket ad:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25489716#post25489716
...
Forum: Hacks 11-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,835
Posted By MotoJ
That's very cool! looks like a lot of fun. Please...

That's very cool! looks like a lot of fun. Please put up a vid when you get a chance.
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By MotoJ
Hitler gets a GS

Sort of hacks related. Not a dig at GSs, just thought the crowd here might appreciate this...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaB40TLQE8M&feature=player_detailpage
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By MotoJ
At one time I had a repro manual from the 30s or...

At one time I had a repro manual from the 30s or 40s that showed set-up on Harley sidecars, and they advised NO wheel lead, and the bike leaned IN. I don't recall if the instructions were for...
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By MotoJ
Nice setup! Is that a modified /2 Earles...

Nice setup!

Is that a modified /2 Earles front end? What did that entail?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16,084
Views: 9,614,879
Posted By MotoJ
Izzat Commander Will Riker?!

Izzat Commander Will Riker?!
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
SOLD! (given!)

SOLD!




(given!)
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,398
Posted By MotoJ
I would love to read your impression of the RX3...

I would love to read your impression of the RX3 if you go see one at the dealer. Pics too!

Good luck with your trip!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
Seat Concepts seat for KLR250

Here are some pics of my Seat Concepts seat kit installation. I'm impressed with the quality of the foam and the vinyl. I'll do a long ride this weekend and find out if my ass still goes numb, lol.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
http://www.thewarmingstore.com/heatedclothing.html...

http://www.thewarmingstore.com/heatedclothing.html

Save your cycle battery. A lot of this stuff even uses rechargeable batteries.
You can wear it other place too. Stay toasty hunting or at a...
Forum: Hacks 10-28-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By MotoJ
You could figure a rig will be as wide as the...

You could figure a rig will be as wide as the bike is long if you're looking for a footprint size. That would probably leave some space to squeeze around the sides too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
Seat Concepts seat kit

http://www.cyclebuy.com/shopping/seat_concepts/images/kawasaki/klr250_81-05.jpg

I purchased a Seat Concepts seat kit from Cyclebuy. Cheapest I could find- they had at least the same MSRP as...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 263,480
Posted By MotoJ
You have a short, probably from a wire against...

You have a short, probably from a wire against the frame that has rubbed the insulation off. Or maybe the battery is loose and something metal is contacting the terminals. You sure it's the main...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,031
Posted By MotoJ
The racing is a great indication that Zuo is...

The racing is a great indication that Zuo is interested in the long haul, big picture, etc., rather than just manufacturing cheap products for fast profit. I would buy stock if I could!
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,031
Posted By MotoJ
These posts are misleading. Obviously, forks...

These posts are misleading.
Obviously, forks are an apparatus made up of different components. Tubes and lowers are different things. Steel alloy fork tubes bend, yeah. I've never seen a hollow cast...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,031
Posted By MotoJ
Now back to Zong RX-3s: anyone have any long term...

Now back to Zong RX-3s: anyone have any long term ride reviews on tap?
The bloke on Silk Road seems to have ceased posting at Day 37.

I'd love to hear more from Gatling about...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,031
Posted By MotoJ
Wow, I can't believe i never saw that stuff. It...

Wow, I can't believe i never saw that stuff. It seems BMW has had problems with their aluminum castings for years, then- they had "snowflake" wheel failures and had a massive recall for wheels made...
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,632
Posted By MotoJ
You have to remove the tub.

You have to remove the tub.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,031
Posted By MotoJ
I don't recall any threads about forks snapping...

I don't recall any threads about forks snapping anywhere, and I peruse forums for all manner of bike and manufacturer. What bike and when, etc?
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,218
Views: 2,272,398
Posted By MotoJ
I'm on the list. Definitely leaning in the...

I'm on the list.
Definitely leaning in the direction of purchase, but I am still uneasy being a guinea pig for a brand new model. I wrench on all my bikes, but none have to be hooked up to a...
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