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Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I'm 25 5'8 225 lbs. i like long rides along the...

I'm 25 5'8 225 lbs.
i like long rides along the beach.

i always expected to hurt myself riding off road when venturing into an area i'm not comfortable with.
instead i hurt myself at work...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:58 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
So i got bad news

anyone have experience with damage to their meniscus?
went to the doc yesterday and he did a test to confirm my guess.

immediately suggested surgery. i dont know how i feel about that.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 02:48 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
just a thought

Have you thought about the LED bulb from procycle.
i have it on my bike and i can see the road even with my tinted face shield at night.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
but I'm on the app

I see that box with an x
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 12:53 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Gas gas

Thanks man.
i hit up the closest gas gas dealer to me
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 11:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
any idea's?

Where can i get a trials bike in america?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 01:16 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Just my opinion

I'm definitely not trying to start an argument but, i've hit false neutral quite a few times on the DR. captain KTM can probably back me up on that as im sure he heard my motor rev up suddenly but i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:52 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Me

definitely ride the clutch a lot
Because I'm a chicken climbing steep Hills.
I got over 40k miles
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Cogent......sexy

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c396/1989THEARK/MojavePreloadadj_3501_zps91e4f911.jpg (http://s31.photobucket.com/user/1989THEARK/media/MojavePreloadadj_3501_zps91e4f911.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 02:02 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
So this happened

How many cylinders before you feel like a man

http://speedsociety.com/custom-v12-lamborghini-motorcycle-caffeine-octane/
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 02:01 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I have also heard of people doing a 06 CRF front...

I have also heard of people doing a 06 CRF front end.

[QUOTE=smoothride;25952278]
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:55 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Actually I'm going all the way with Mojave pro...

Actually I'm going all the way with Mojave pro with pre load adjuster
The suspension is gonna have to make up for my lack of skill.

But anybody know a trials bike for cheap?
That's sold in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I agree

The whole point of me having my DR is to stop having to stare at a black boring road all day.

So i do enjoy the scenery.

you know now that you mention it i wonder how much captain KTM
Saw.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 04:34 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Laugh Jeez

I'd be lying if i didnt say my ego isn't a little bruised and my knee isn't doing so well at the moment either.

I wish i knew what that "it" thing was so i could work on "it"
I'm not trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 12:24 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Question Not sure if im venting or just want an answer

:shog

I know this is better for another part of ADV
buti wanted DR650 riders to chime in and tell me how they ride
My buddy rides a ktm 950.
i love his bike. Honestly if i had the money
i'd...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 05:20 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Just my 2 cents

Video's are a horrible judge of sound.
to me it wasnt that bad.
maybe if you tried talking in the video
while you had it idling it could have given a better reference
of the sound

Here's my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
can do

I know if you look at the index on the gixxer can mod i believe the weight difference is there. But i dont know. i've never had the stock exhaust on the bike since i got it if im not wrong my can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 12:02 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Talking My new can

:D

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Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I actually think this is what i found...

I actually think this is what i found before.:clap

Dont suppose you have some pics of setup?:evil

I kept coming across things that were in the 200:eek1 dollar range
including things from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 05:42 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Laugh Well....

In that case if you do.
Send a write up through the newsletter and if you find seated in soles:evil
let us all know. Right now warm hands and warm feet are the only things stopping me from ridding...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
just curious

obviously free is nice. but

Would the crowd be willing to fund jeff into getting a carb to test?"

There are 2 38mm smart carb's for sale in the flea market
for a little over 200 if i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:51 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I feel stupid for asking. BUT. does it? ...

I feel stupid for asking.
BUT.
does it? Has anyone checked?
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
drz shock and yz shock. sp rear shock from an...

drz shock and yz shock.
sp rear shock from an old KTM.
or cogent or racetech shock.

Googling will help you
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I've never stripped a clevis but many many other...

I've never stripped a clevis but many many other things.
i keep healicoils on hand and threaded inserts with a set of tap and die's.

i say drill the side of the clevis that had threads smooth...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 04:33 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Is it possible to drill and tap new threads all...

Is it possible to drill and tap new threads all the way through?
thats what i would do. seems like it would solve the whole issue.




:huh i didnt even know there was supposed to be an o ring...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Ghost you say you have no friends. But your...

Ghost you say you have no friends. But your location isnt on your profile.
if i'm close. You have a friend in me.
I'll hold the basket you give it hell.
Forum: Vendors 12-27-2014, 01:50 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
You answered my question thank you. last...

You answered my question thank you.

last question.

so my bike charges at 13.7 volts.
and the circuit has a 15 amp fuse.
So the total power that circuit can handle is
205.5 watts?

Just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 01:41 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
My setup

I run a mt21 front and 244 rear.

and i have to say. I dont think i'll run anything else so long as these tires
are in production. I haven't ridden in the rain.
but i've ridden in not so deep...
Forum: Vendors 12-26-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Might be confusing

Does each output circuit work 1 way?
For instance If I want 2 separate devices to perform in the same manner
I could still use 2 circuits?
Forum: Vendors 12-25-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Dumb questions

can this be used as a normal fuse box?
power goes in and send power out to things.
Without having to use an app to program or modify anything


I know that seems like a waste of the technology...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
If your gonna get a new throttle tube I'd...

If your gonna get a new throttle tube
I'd recommend getting the throttle lock kit
From procycle.us
If you get any normal throttle tube it won't
Work with a Vista cruise throttle lock.
I put...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Mxrob has more dyno sheets and facts on why a 41 ...

Mxrob has more dyno sheets and facts on why a 41
Isn't the way to go for the DR

Google MXROB

Or go on DRRIDERS. COM
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Happy?

I'm happy and sad to say I'm starting to out ride my suspension.
But it only feels like rear isn't right.

Any specific way to see which side of the bike needs work?
It's all stock suspension...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 12:41 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
In my opinion the powerbomb isnt worth it. if...

In my opinion the powerbomb isnt worth it.
if you want to know what kind of top end improvement you will get with the powerbomb just remove your muffler completely and go for a ride.
but pay...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 01:16 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
FMF Q UNIVERSAL first it was the end cap. ...

FMF Q UNIVERSAL
first it was the end cap.
Then the guts
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 10:49 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Didn't expect that much of a power increase.

So today while riding home after work my exhaust finally came completely apart
Now it's just a straight pipe.
When it spat the guts out. There was a noticeable Power increase.
And when I say...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
I'd buy it. I don't know anyone who deals with...

I'd buy it. I don't know anyone who deals with large rocks wouldn't want it.
After a light scrape getting hung up on not that large of a rock
I noticed my shock linkage got scraped up
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
U

Is this a crazy idea?
But could that skid plate have a little extension to better cover the shock linkage?
Sliding over large object would be easier on the bike without damaging your linkage.
3...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:28 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Did you check the bearing size and stem OD to...

Did you check the bearing size and stem OD to make sure it fits?
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By 1989THEARK
Let us know how it goes but in my mind I don't...

Let us know how it goes but in my mind I don't see those workout long term
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