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Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 98,732
Views: 18,830,649
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
To living in Lowcountry area, SC. Winter was...

To living in Lowcountry area, SC. Winter was better, but man this heat! 7 months, and I'm heading back to PA at June's end. Beautiful here, but more so back home
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 98,732
Views: 18,830,649
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
I went from visiting...

I went from visiting...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-20-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 31,671
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Inquiring minds.....I just did a local loop of...

Inquiring minds.....I just did a local loop of Jacksonboro unpaved, but would have liked to be part of the event. Pics?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 31,671
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Thanks Eric, I will be missing Broxon... but keep...

Thanks Eric, I will be missing Broxon... but keep me in the loop and if we can get a trio or so of scary dirt road/power cut riders together some weekend... pm me. I now ride a DR650, but it looks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 31,671
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Been in the Lowlands for a few months now, and...

Been in the Lowlands for a few months now, and glad to be missing out on SE PA weather (0 last night, may hit 14 today :huh) Thought I'd check in and say 'ello. Near Walterboro, and plan to wear out...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
-The manual! You have to set the cam in place by...

-The manual! You have to set the cam in place by itself, with the pin installed. There are scribed marks on the end of the cam that line up with the lower journal. The chain and sprocket are placed...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Wow, that is a bite. My recent experience with...

Wow, that is a bite. My recent experience with buying a used bottom end and finding it had the same prob as the one I was replacing, makes me question why a bike would be parted in the first place....
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
There is a measurement, but I'd guess when the...

There is a measurement, but I'd guess when the adjuster is maxed, you are there! Probably less critical than a cam chain stretch, but really, neither chain should expire in the normal life span of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
That trick of adding relays and a heavier power...

That trick of adding relays and a heavier power lead from the battery is a valid tip, too. Big increase in available current, and less work for the handlebar switch. My H4 is much brighter, all I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Oh, I was just refering to my past experience...

Oh, I was just refering to my past experience with comp suspension. If that's what the manual says, go for it. My caps have no shraeder, or bleed-off screw. Time for servicing this winter...can't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Usually the function of shraeders on the fork...

Usually the function of shraeders on the fork caps is to relieve pressure. The air volume is how suspension tuners set up front forks, not pressure. This is adjusted by fork oil height. The ironic...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Hey David, did you break yours, or this a...

Hey David, did you break yours, or this a pre-emptive strike? That gear you have in the picture is the new style, it does replace the 3rd driven original, it is much more solid, and the engagement...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
My pleasure! Now have me out to ride...

My pleasure! Now have me out to ride sometime...I'll make your 'hood a stop next time I head down the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Yay! That stator was a good one? Cool :wave

Yay! That stator was a good one? Cool
:wave
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Gothenburg- what a cool name. Any Goth chicks in...

Gothenburg- what a cool name. Any Goth chicks in the neighborhood? Don't forget to be mindful of oil volume, usually measured in height. Your air space above the oil is a secondary spring, and has a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
I'd like to ship myself and my bike down under,...

I'd like to ship myself and my bike down under, and stay there!
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Hey David, if you are pulling the engine...

Hey David, if you are pulling the engine completely down, replace that weak third gear driven cog. The replacement is redesigned, thicker, different shape to the engagement dogs. Salty, at 250$, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Yeah, it's just a dangerous sport no matter how...

Yeah, it's just a dangerous sport no matter how you look at it. And no seat belts! I still like my third gear, tho :) It's not that hard of a job, and there are a few tools that make it easier (you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Guess you have never experienced a rear wheel...

Guess you have never experienced a rear wheel lock-up on a motorbike. You won't like it. The trans is connected after the clutch, you can always just jump off! Your organs might be some of the scraps...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
That my friend, is pathetic. Fix the...

That my friend, is pathetic. Fix the thing!:rofl:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Nice way to say- lot's of power on tap!

Nice way to say- lot's of power on tap!
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Why, oh Why!

3rd gear-such a weak link. Here is mine, on the operating table. The price of this cog must be related to it's vulnerability, as it looks no more complex than the others in the gearset. 240$ at...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Yessss! Thanks, I'll keep that pic in mind as the...

Yessss! Thanks, I'll keep that pic in mind as the left side gets pulled today. Drove my car thru some Pine Barrens area the end of June, It was amazing- the towns in NJ acually are proud enough of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Uh, sorry- didn't mean to scare everyone off with...

Uh, sorry- didn't mean to scare everyone off with my outlaw national monument pic. I'm sorry, and could someone please bump with a dirt photo to help me thru the down-time of splitting my cases and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
I have one I'll sell, 75$ plus delivery. PM me if...

I have one I'll sell, 75$ plus delivery. PM me if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Donnie, there was one on ebay, but I can't...

Donnie, there was one on ebay, but I can't remember if it was right or left. You could contact some of the 'store' owners there, might have stuff not listed. The ones for my 90 are still available...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Here is what happened when I took a motorbike to...

Here is what happened when I took a motorbike to the OBX in April. My response to a 4$ fee to see the spot on the dunes where the first plane crash occured. Pretty sure this IS incriminating. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-04-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Anybody still riding over thar?

This thread needs a bump!
This would be incriminating evidence, except there were no posted signs! :evil York, PA
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Mine is pretty smooth, for a big single. If it...

Mine is pretty smooth, for a big single. If it seems excessive, I'd suspect a balancer chain issue, and use that to lower the purchace price. You have to adjust the tension manually every 3-4k miles...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Found a new playground two weeks ago, where the...

Found a new playground two weeks ago, where the Trans-Continental gas pipline is getting a northern run installed...no posted signs, awesome access road, and jaw-dropping river hills...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Awesome! Looks like it beat the #@!t out of my...

Awesome! Looks like it beat the #@!t out of my ride, a blast to the slower/lower beaches for the weekend....at least the 'ahem' scenery was nice there, even tho the traffic sucked.:wink:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2011, 04:46 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Bring back some good pics!

Bring back some good pics!
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Hey, sholie- welcome to the lunatic fringe. I...

Hey, sholie- welcome to the lunatic fringe. I recently visited in SC, and the Dunlop D606 I had on back worked great there. It has lasted for 3500 miles of too much asphalt, I don't mind going thru 2...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,044
Views: 438,063
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Good luck with the stutter, if it didn't do it...

Good luck with the stutter, if it didn't do it before, it might be worth the hassle to pull the carb, do a tear down and clean/inspect, and look closely at vent/vac lines...routing, cracks, gas cap...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-06-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Yeah, sounds good. July looks like there are some...

Yeah, sounds good. July looks like there are some gaps in the sched. Perhaps a Chester/Lancaster invasion? I know enough of York to make some of the trip interesting, but past the Hanover and north...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
And here it is packed and waiting for a break in...

And here it is packed and waiting for a break in the rain the morning I left for SC 4-22-11...80lbs of gear, the ride was flawless. That was a new D606 on the back, still about half tread now at 3k...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Mortorcycle camping is a hoot, but ya gotta pack...

Mortorcycle camping is a hoot, but ya gotta pack a lot of stuff in a small area. I did a 500mi trip from my place in SoLanco, over Memorial weekend. Visited the Stoogeum in Ambler, then up to meet...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,046
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Nice sunset, Mike! I got into the Francis Marion...

Nice sunset, Mike! I got into the Francis Marion for a bit, that was fun...even with 80lbs of gear tagging along. Some of the dirt roads were wonderfully atrocious. I think I could have gotten lost...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 23,979
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
Hey mon, when are you thinking about the Barrens?...

Hey mon, when are you thinking about the Barrens? I play in a band that has a job coming up in Wildwood June 25, was thinking of taking a dualsport along to do some riding while in NJ. I don't really...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,468
Posted By LawrenceTheCat
A hungry Black Bear would treat your bike like a...

A hungry Black Bear would treat your bike like a trash can on wheels! I live in Southern PA, we don't have many here, but a friend's dad in upstate PA had a bear inflict a puncture wound on his...
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