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Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,031
Posted By Clutch
Thumbs down Regarding oil changes on the X-lite motors. Buy...

Regarding oil changes on the X-lite motors. Buy a SIX point box end wrench to loosen the oil barb/drain plug. I rounded off the hexes on one of my bikes fittings using a 12 point wrench and spent...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,670
Posted By Clutch
Wow! The 175 Bushwacker was my first motorcycle....

Wow! The 175 Bushwacker was my first motorcycle. I remember it having the carb mounted in the side case and it had a rotary valve made out of cheap fibrous material that would occasionally sheer...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,172
Views: 695,539
Posted By Clutch
That rail is the steering lock. Very frustrating...

That rail is the steering lock. Very frustrating but not quite as frustrating as having to unlink the chain to change counter-sprockets. The trick to getting that side off is to first take the left...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Clutch
Word is these two have managed to get out. ...

Word is these two have managed to get out. Riding in the rain, in the mud, got bikes stuck. I hear they got a tow and are now on hard ground. All's well...for now!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Clutch
For what it is worth...here is the link to one of...

For what it is worth...here is the link to one of their SPOTs.

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0TyWP6pbOxgcbukvuCi7zmpzdbdcuXHRj
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By Clutch
GS Down! (ADV inmates need help in Idaho)

I just got a SPOT message from two riders (GS Rich and Spiceman) with a mechanical on the CDR. Not sure where to post this!
They are on 2005 GS and an R100GS air-head. Do not know what they need...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By Clutch
I have done it three times on an HP2 with all the...

I have done it three times on an HP2 with all the hard options. It's a dual sport ride...rode it from San Diego-Lancaster-Barstow-Vegas and back to San Diego every time. Try that on an EXC! Missed...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,094
Posted By Clutch
In my experience with Slime....It works pretty...

In my experience with Slime....It works pretty well in a tubeless tire. Several of my buddies and I run the Tu Bliss system in some of our "skinny bikes" and Slime is great with that application. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,985
Posted By Clutch
To the OP...There are, or at least there used to...

To the OP...There are, or at least there used to be, two different types of Pivot Pegz, made by two different companies. There is a peg that pivots and stays where you left it and has adjustable...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,902
Posted By Clutch
Anyone who proposes tieing to the handlebars or...

Anyone who proposes tieing to the handlebars or steering head has never tried the footpeg to footpeg technique. It IS the only safe way to go and can be done with only a few feet of strap or rope.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Clutch
A little irritating to spend good money on...

A little irritating to spend good money on aftermarket stuff only to find out that it melts stuff off your motorcycle. Like Space said...I also fabricated about a two-inch extension between the frame...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Clutch
The first time I sheared off a stock skid plate,...

The first time I sheared off a stock skid plate, the rubber mounts all sheared and the aluminum spacer spool that holds the front left corner of the skid plate smacked the stock oil filter hard...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,220
Posted By Clutch
+1 on the CRF230! I have owned 3 of them for my...

+1 on the CRF230! I have owned 3 of them for my daughter and son. The last one was street legal in California! The motor is way plenty for a beginner and has a suuuper wide transmission ratio. 1st...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 26,555
Views: 3,658,095
Posted By Clutch
Mylers Radiators in Utah....

Mylers Radiators in Utah. http://www.motorcycleradiators.com/

I have not read anything but good stuff about them. I just sent my 510 radiators off to them for a hairline crack. Check out their...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Clutch
I used a large caliper to get in there. It's...

I used a large caliper to get in there. It's right at 1 3/8" O.D.

Clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Clutch
Don't put the speedo pick-up on the rear wheel...

Don't put the speedo pick-up on the rear wheel unless you intend to stick to the pavement. Accuracy will be out the window with rear wheel spin in the dirt.

Clutch
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,678
Posted By Clutch
Try not to confuse him! :doh The DRZ is a Suzuki!...

Try not to confuse him! :doh The DRZ is a Suzuki!

Clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Clutch
Quote: Did your wife's F800 have slicks on it?...

Quote:
Did your wife's F800 have slicks on it? I saw a couple F800S's running slicks and kept thinking "That's just GOTTA be fun!"


No slicks on hers. We call hers the F800S-n, "n" is for...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Clutch
YOU are correct sir! :hide Nothin' to see here! ...

YOU are correct sir! :hide Nothin' to see here!

They tried to put my bike on that crappy little trailer behind the quad! "Ha, This is a dirt bike! I'll be riding it back to the pits, thank you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Clutch
Bobby, This is the second time I've taken out...

Bobby,
This is the second time I've taken out that rear component. First time was like you said, "wheelie gone horribly wrong". 105 h.p. + wet sand = Epic fail. The tail and exhaust can stuck in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Clutch
HP2 down at track, need rear rack!

I know...useless without photos but, I tossed the HP2 E in motard trim. I bent that 'spensive black tubular aluminum piece that bolts to the rear frame and holds the seat, rear fender, and rear rack...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 113,353
Posted By Clutch
Erik, Pirelli makes a 19" DOT MT-21. I got...

Erik,

Pirelli makes a 19" DOT MT-21. I got one at Southwest Moto Tires.

http://www.swmototires.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=157&Itemid=53

Buy two tires...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Clutch
cgdrake, There should be no sign of oil like...

cgdrake,
There should be no sign of oil like you have on your forks. It looks like your seal(s) is/are leaking. You can slide the dust seal down by prying or tapping it down with a screwdriver and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Clutch
Mine leaks at the foot!

Just after my dealer replaced my fork seals (while doing warranty work on the clicking triple clamp recall) I noticed the left fork was leaking again. I assumed they screwed up the new seal and when...
Forum: Alaska 05-03-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 52,957
Posted By Clutch
I just gotta say somethin'. I was there last...

I just gotta say somethin'.
I was there last year (I finished second place) and I remember Chad competing on his 1150GSA. And I watched Chad on day one this year on his 1150. As I recall...he...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,083
Posted By Clutch
I don't know about the cylinder guards but Alt...

I don't know about the cylinder guards but Alt Rider has some nice American made T-shirts! No tags and they're seamless!

I just met the guys at the ARC and they do have some nice stuff. Great...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By Clutch
Pissed I have used Cycras on several bikes in the last...

I have used Cycras on several bikes in the last couple years. They claim to made in USA. Their hardware is junk. The expansion plug that goes into the end of the bar does not work as well as others...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6,070
Views: 1,296,316
Posted By Clutch
Hey Jason, Your 100GS called and it wants its...

Hey Jason,
Your 100GS called and it wants its tail-lite back! Hello! BMW! You own Husqvarna...ya think you could have sourced a tail-lite from them?

Clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,792
Posted By Clutch
I have a buddy with the Saxess wheels and I have...

I have a buddy with the Saxess wheels and I have also seen a used HP2 at SDBMW with those wheels. On both of those bikes, the spokes on the rear wheel just barely clips the caliper as you stated. All...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,311
Posted By Clutch
What's with you and all the "spoonin'"? spoonin...

What's with you and all the "spoonin'"?
spoonin yur tires...
spoonin yur buddies...

Clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Clutch
I just ordered a pair of 82 degree valve stems...

I just ordered a pair of 82 degree valve stems from Motorcycle Anchor and have been assured they are on the way. The valve stems are not currently linked from their home page so I searched...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,086
Posted By Clutch
I broke my aluminum sub-frame by just carrying...

I broke my aluminum sub-frame by just carrying the HP2 soft bag back there with too much weight in it. If you rode off road with that box on the bike it would not stay there for 12 seconds!

Clutch
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,933
Posted By Clutch
It's a dual sport ride. Just under 1,000 miles...

It's a dual sport ride. Just under 1,000 miles for my weekend. The HP2 is my choice but a 650 might be worthy.

Clutch
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,933
Posted By Clutch
KD Canyon said..."still searching for the perfect...

KD Canyon said..."still searching for the perfect bike for this"

You know the answer to that question!

Clutch
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,352
Posted By Clutch
Riceless said... "Except for the Start Boss Lady....

Riceless said... "Except for the Start Boss Lady. She thought I was funnier 'n hell."

She wasn't laughing at the bike...She was laughing at your helmet!

Good show!

Clutch
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Clutch
I recently had one replaced on my HP2. Bike would...

I recently had one replaced on my HP2. Bike would run but very poor throttle response and occasionally would just sit and stumble at full throttle. It took them a while to diagnose it too so it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,328
Posted By Clutch
Ernie's plate does attach using the rubber...

Ernie's plate does attach using the rubber mounts. I think he provides some aftermarket mounts or you can find them on McMaster Carr's website much cheaper than the OEM units. The rubber mounts are a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-27-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,707
Posted By Clutch
Not that Rad needs defending....and I have not...

Not that Rad needs defending....and I have not personally ridden with him, but...I do know him and have had the pleasure several times with a good friend of his "Spiceman". Spiceman can give anyone a...
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,667
Posted By Clutch
SW Moto Tires

Sarcasm just doesn't come across on e-mail. Blaine was just being sarcastic...snap out of it! I had a friend order a new KTM seat from a local dealer and after he fitted the seat on his bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-04-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,152
Posted By Clutch
KTM got back to me today...

...after I emailed them the link to this thread. He also asked me to edit my previous post and omit his intercompany email address, which I have done...sorrry Brian! The reason I did not take it to...
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