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Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,028
Posted By Feyala
I'm proud of you for continuing on even when it...

I'm proud of you for continuing on even when it got hairy. I've definitely been there, and it's really scary when you're by yourself!! You're getting more skilled though, and those skills will stay...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 85,028
Posted By Feyala
Safe travels! I bet it feels great to be on the...

Safe travels! I bet it feels great to be on the road again! :clap

I'll be cheering for you!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 93,968
Posted By Feyala
Looks like you all had a blast! With snow and...

Looks like you all had a blast! With snow and everything!

I'm sad to have missed it, this is my favorite gathering in one of my favorite places to ride. I was busy rebuilding the top end of my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
This is why I want to have some money saved up...

This is why I want to have some money saved up the next time I go to Canada. They pulled me aside the last time I visited (3-4 years ago) and found out I don't have much money (or a job, property,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
Yes! FREEDOM! :clap Congratulations! Wish...

Yes! FREEDOM! :clap Congratulations!

Wish I was going with you!
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Valve Wear?

Hi again everybody! I've been working on de-carboning my top end and so far so good! The tip about the gasket stripper was useful in removing a majority of the gunk. I also used a bit of fine-grit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Gotcha. Thanks! :rofl I'm not sure if...

Gotcha. Thanks!



:rofl I'm not sure if I should be grateful I don't have this problem or not...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Fantastic, thanks for the advice everybody! ...

Fantastic, thanks for the advice everybody! :clap I really appreciate it! It's thanks to the combined wisdom on this thread and others that I've been able to do this at all, the manual seems to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Thanks for the tip! :thumb

Thanks for the tip! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Well, I finally got the top end apart! :clap It...

Well, I finally got the top end apart! :clap It wasn't nearly as challenging as I expected it was going to be.

The cylinder looks pretty good, no pitting or scratches that I can see. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
The base gasket is fine, as far as I can tell,...

The base gasket is fine, as far as I can tell, it's the valve covers and other bolt holes and random spots above the cylinder which seem to be leaking. Not enough to force me to add oil, but enough...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
I don't have a steamer but I have heard of people...

I don't have a steamer but I have heard of people using a spray bottle of water on the intake or putting seafoam in the spark plug hole and letting it soak overnight before firing it up the next day....
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 102,453
Views: 20,074,444
Posted By Feyala
Greetings, oh wise ones! :bow I have an '01...

Greetings, oh wise ones! :bow

I have an '01 (36k miles) and have been experiencing a loss of power which has been getting increasingly worse over the last few thousand miles, as well as an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 277,033
Posted By Feyala
What kind of terrain are you riding in where you...

What kind of terrain are you riding in where you can use the kickstand and have enough support to stand on the pegs? Asphalt? :rofl

Sorry, I'll keep my shiny button for those times I'm bogged...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
That's a great tank bag! Makes me want to make...

That's a great tank bag! Makes me want to make something to replace the crappy ones I have. I might do something similar with the tupperware! They might crack, but at least they'd be easily...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Feyala
Replied, thanks! :clap

Replied, thanks! :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Feyala
Portland DR650 Engine Advice/Tools?

I've recently come to suspect that my main bearing is going out on my beloved DR650. :cry

For the last 10k or so miles the bike has been suffering a loss of power when under load. The load/speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
I'd be down. I love costumes, and can sculpt...

I'd be down. I love costumes, and can sculpt pretty well. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
Those puppets are adorable. :) I'm midway...

Those puppets are adorable. :) I'm midway through creating an animal costume for a client, so I feel you on the "too weird for ADV" angle! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Thanks for the concern! I feel connected to you...

Thanks for the concern! I feel connected to you guys too. I haven't been posting much because I want to have more "substance" to offer you all, but haven't had time to sit down and write. Things...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Seriously. I'll work twice as hard for half the...

Seriously. I'll work twice as hard for half the pay as long as I know I'm the one profiting from my efforts. I'll have job security as much as the market will bear, I'll be able to change direction...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Hey! Still in Portland, still doing art. Not...

Hey! Still in Portland, still doing art. Not much has changed.

Art isn't paying much yet (but it is starting to!) so I don't think I'd be able to budget wise... Canada has a hate-on for my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Oh man, three months of work down the drain,...

Oh man, three months of work down the drain, that's brutal! I haven't had an opportunity to do a mural yet, I mostly do my own stuff or commission work for individuals. I ask for payment up front,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Awww, thanks guys! :shog

Awww, thanks guys! :shog
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 406,907
Posted By Feyala
Happy belated birthday! I hope you find a...

Happy belated birthday!

I hope you find a cabin and a car soon! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Tumblr

You guys asked for it, and here it is:

http://feyala.tumblr.com/

If you know anybody that needs some cute animal art, send them my way. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
The best for that is fireflies... :lol3

The best for that is fireflies... :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
When have I ever been normal?!

Man, I spend a couple months away, and you guys start throwing that n word around! Geez! I'm going to have to wash your mouths out with soap!

:rofl

Sorry for being incommunicado. I've been...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Things have been crazy busy for me, I landed in...

Things have been crazy busy for me, I landed in Portland and an opportunity to do art full time kinda popped up and slapped me in the face, so I'm going to be here for the next few months at least. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Parks Ranch (March 6 & 7)

The morning progressed slowly, as it was still very cold and windy. The inside of the tent was dusted with fine powder which had managed to leak through the mesh windows overnight. This likely...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Roswell (March 5th)

<center><a href="http://www.feyala.net/wp-content/gallery/nm13/frozbottle.jpg"><img src="http://www.feyala.net/wp-content/gallery/cache/1320__320x240_frozbottle.jpg" /></a></center>
It was really...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
I escaped Enterprise, and am now in Eugene,...

I escaped Enterprise, and am now in Eugene, heading towards the Oregon coast. My plan is to head up to Portland and then the Olympic Peninsula, visiting friends and camping in the woods. I've got...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Valley of Fires (March 4th)

<center><a href="http://www.feyala.net/wp-content/gallery/nm13/hollowindy.jpg"><img src="http://www.feyala.net/wp-content/gallery/cache/1306__320x240_hollowindy.jpg" /></a></center>
We awoke to a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
Las Cruces, White Sands, Alamogordo (March 1st-3rd)

I woke up to the sound of car horns from the main gravel road. It was still chilly, and so I burrowed back into my sleeping bag for another few hours until the sun started warming up the tent. More...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 82,883
Posted By Feyala
When? :ear

When? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 82,883
Posted By Feyala
Man, that place looks awesome. I swear, Colorado...

Man, that place looks awesome. I swear, Colorado must have some of the best riding I've seen. :clap Roads look just a little bit too sketchy for me to want to solo, let alone fully loaded tho. Oh...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 82,883
Posted By Feyala
Awww, my eyes are a little moist. :cry It's...

Awww, my eyes are a little moist. :cry

It's infuriating how preventable his death was. Her negative energy will probably attract more of the same, so it's a self-correcting problem in the long...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
As charming as this area is, no, I haven't put...

As charming as this area is, no, I haven't put down roots.

I've spent the last week or so alternating between hanging out with Brian and Margaret's lovely family for the 4th of July and fixing the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 303,556
Posted By Feyala
I am in Enterprise, Oregon! I showed up a...

I am in Enterprise, Oregon!

I showed up a week early for the Hells Canyon rally :doh but it turned out for the best, because Brian and Margaret needed all the help they could get to prepare. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 60,280
Posted By Feyala
Thanks for the photos! Some good ones in there. ...

Thanks for the photos! Some good ones in there. :clap

I still have no idea. My bike's about half-torn apart atm, taking advantage of Brian's shop while I still have access to one to replace my...
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