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Forum: Australia 05-01-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 768,144
Posted By dedave
Am I missing something here? ...

Am I missing something here?

http://unclegra.smugmug.com/Back-Road-Tourist/i-JPhx9MW/0/L/Googs%20Track%20Ride%20Oct%202009%20258-L.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
This is a good place to start. ...

This is a good place to start.

http://azstateparks.com/ohv/wheretoride.html#where_31
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By dedave
I think you just ticked off the ABS community ...

I think you just ticked off the ABS community (Anything But Straight)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
Hey Steve, I was wondering if you have ridden in...

Hey Steve, I was wondering if you have ridden in the area SW of GV?

If you take the south bound access road to the end, there is a gate and area to the west. Is there any decent adventures out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 938
Posted By dedave
Hey Barry, depending on how old you are, you...

Hey Barry, depending on how old you are, you might check into lasik.

I had it done 4 years ago and it is the best.

I had one eye done for distance one eye for reading. I had my dominant eye...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
I went through that last year and had a batch...

I went through that last year and had a batch made. PM sent. Direct bolt up, fairly good quality. I never thought I would use the adjusters once set, but I do. For the road I like the clutch one way,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
What gave it away? The pic? LOL. If somebody...

What gave it away? The pic? LOL. If somebody offers me stupid money, it will be sold.

Holding up fine, a real pleasure to drive. Sure hope it lasts 20k miles or more. I think one of the first...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
Looks pretty cool, but leaving breather in the...

Looks pretty cool, but leaving breather in the stock location/configuration is just fine.

I like the yellow contrast, got me thinking of new bling applications. I have been looking at the Wolfman...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
I wish :evil (it's 5)

I wish :evil (it's 5)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
Got 100 miles on it so far. Ordered up a new...

Got 100 miles on it so far. Ordered up a new front sprocket, geared way to slow. It should be here this afternoon. Changed the oil, first time, everything looked real good.

Definitely needs new...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
I got it. Just wasn't picturing it proper is all,...

I got it. Just wasn't picturing it proper is all, lol. That's good to hear. You can probably get that piece remade with maybe abs or other nylon that is not as brittle.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
It looks like the frame just peeled out of the...

It looks like the frame just peeled out of the airbox. Was any of the 3d frame left on the airbox? Early shots of the glue looked like it fused to the plastic, but your pieces look like they just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
What glue did you use, and what type of plastic...

What glue did you use, and what type of plastic was it printed with? I hope none of the parts went inside. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
Lemon Pledge

Lemon Pledge
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
Make sure you tell em it is your first order and...

Make sure you tell em it is your first order and get free shipping.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
The plot thickens. You can still modify that one....

The plot thickens. You can still modify that one. Maybe a set screw? But you have your heart set on a new carb, am I right?
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
I have a slightly used kick start assembly I am...

I have a slightly used kick start assembly I am not going to install. Seems you have to split the case to install it, and my DR200 runs too well to be monkeying with.
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 45,300
Posted By dedave
themz is awesome. I understand, and the light...

themz is awesome. I understand, and the light never really illuminates the bike the same because the bike is leaning into the shot. But what great composition with the lights etc.

Have to get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
You might try one of these...

You might try one of these http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1052425

http://antihero.smugmug.com/Scrambler/Scrambler/i-3H8nV6f/0/L/DSC07441-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,453
Posted By dedave
My Bashan 250

Here is mine :D
http://piggysplace.com/pics/bashan/bashan-250-glam-shot-1.jpg
http://piggysplace.com/pics/bashan/bashan-250-glam-shot-2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 45,300
Posted By dedave
Great write up! I sure hope this kicks the...

Great write up!

I sure hope this kicks the other manufactures in the arse to build a proper scrambler. Every enduro out there I need a stepladder to get on. Naked bike, no obnoxious fairings,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
Have you posted at the Cafe? There was someguy...

Have you posted at the Cafe? There was someguy looking not long ago on that side of the world.

Sorry to hear about your trip, what a report. I only broke a fibia, 40 miles or so from home, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
It runs good!

Well, I got it together and took it for a spin and filled it up. A bit over 3 gallons.

It has good sound, decent power and a really smooth ride. That impressed me the most, the ride. I need to get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
I got it today. Picked it up at the shipping...

I got it today. Picked it up at the shipping terminal. Loaded it in the van and got it home and uncrated.

The bad, steel wheels (chrome). Not the end of the world, but to your point about the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
Slowly but surely you will get it dialed in. My...

Slowly but surely you will get it dialed in. My DR 200 started out real bad. Spewing fuel and all sorts of issues. One thing at a time. Then I got to where you are, idle high, then drop down and die....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
LOL, I had a KX 125 that quit on me. I would...

LOL, I had a KX 125 that quit on me. I would check the spark and it was fine. I did everything to the dang bike and then one day I found that the wire was bad to the plug. When turning it away from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
The extended screw should fit from the DR650 to...

The extended screw should fit from the DR650 to the 200. You may have to hacksaw off a bit (about 1/8 total) of the tunnel the screw drops into. Try it. That dang thing gave me fits for the longest...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
The rest appears to be clean and in better shape...

The rest appears to be clean and in better shape than mine. Set the initial butterfly to just touching and then a little, maybe an 1/8 to 1/4 turn after touching.

I bought the idle air screw with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,378
Views: 767,067
Posted By dedave
Arivaca

http://650terra.com/terra-photos/arivaca-tree-effect-2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
Any Terra/Strada owners from Sydney Oz here? Dang...

Any Terra/Strada owners from Sydney Oz here? Dang I just saw your post as I posted this request. You want in on the GS911 for developemt sussurf?

We need to get a bike to do some testing on for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
A couple of years ago I decided to get back into...

A couple of years ago I decided to get back into riding. Prior to the new energized riding, I had the big beemer enduros. Didn't ride it much or go exploring the whole time I owned the GS and lived...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
Well I did it. Ordered up a Chinese 250(229cc)...

Well I did it. Ordered up a Chinese 250(229cc) Enduro. If anybody local has been thinking about one of these, you are welcome to help me unpack it in early April and check it out. Wouldn't it be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
Sure, it will fit. On the filter door/holder...

Sure, it will fit. On the filter door/holder assembly, there is a screw or two that you can remove the cage from the door. Then, you can cut any sort of backing metal grid and put any sort of pre...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
Anybody interested in the local politics of...

Anybody interested in the local politics of Tucson? Has there ever been a political ride organized? If anybody is interested, PM me and let's see about getting something going.

Dave
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
AR10ZS I got mine directly by calling them....

AR10ZS I got mine directly by calling them. http://www.briskusa.com/Spark_Plug_Assortment

As far as effort, wait for a rainy spell or such, :lol3 They will be calling out to you, Paint me, paint...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
I'm running the the Brisk Multispark. Extremely...

I'm running the the Brisk Multispark. Extremely happy with em.


BTW, I think your rims would look saweeet in white as well. Ponder please :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 842,672
Posted By dedave
I pulled the weights and used the elcheapo from...

I pulled the weights and used the elcheapo from fleabay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/380896839546?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT) @ less than $30 for the handgaurds.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15,890
Views: 1,372,597
Posted By dedave
We have "Jumping Cactus". Carry scissors, pliers,...

We have "Jumping Cactus". Carry scissors, pliers, and tools to remove these bad boys. you will encounter them. I just got one a couple days ago. I had scissors to get it off, then pliers to remove...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9,507
Views: 1,412,984
Posted By dedave
Shinko 244 2.75 x 21 Maxxis Max Cross IT 100 x...

Shinko 244 2.75 x 21
Maxxis Max Cross IT 100 x 100 x 18

Desert terrain riding.
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,927
Posted By dedave
You're right, it don't look that steep :evil ...

You're right, it don't look that steep :evil

Wonder if this is one for the front page rotation :lol3
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