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Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,414
Posted By falcn
Man - so sorry to read about the engine on the...

Man - so sorry to read about the engine on the Google Group. :(
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
Famous last words..... Started to change the...

Famous last words.....

Started to change the front and the nipples were bad bad bad...I've only had her a season and a bit - they were super rusted to the spokes and 3 broke, couldnt get many...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By falcn
I have one with 19,900 miles on it. I...

I have one with 19,900 miles on it.

I rejetted and got the Kientech header and let them open up the stock exhaust can - runs stronger than stock.

Can't really complain about it as a 250 DS bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,492
Posted By falcn
Sweet. My brother just bought a WR250R to ride...

Sweet. My brother just bought a WR250R to ride around and we're planning a weekend trip somewhere in PA. I wouldn't mind out there in SMCC land again myself.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 227,130
Posted By falcn
I will have to pull them off the shelf in the...

I will have to pull them off the shelf in the basement and check. They are probably 8 years old at least.

I want to say Nelson-Rigg but will have to verify.

EDIT: Yep, Nelson-Rigg. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 227,130
Posted By falcn
DR250SE at Conserve The Ride 2014

Poe Paddy/Valley overlook with my wife's XT225

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a67/falcn12/ALTRider-ConserveTheRide-2014/IMG_20140629_175100_1_zpsde272199.jpg

Some of the "Drive-able Trails"...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 710
Views: 227,130
Posted By falcn
Rejet and get the extended Fuel Screw. Stock...

Rejet and get the extended Fuel Screw. Stock pilot jet is ridiculously lean.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24,989
Views: 2,980,372
Posted By falcn
Ego costs $$, especially when trying to make an...

Ego costs $$, especially when trying to make an older bike out smack talkable with more modern bikes.

I would say spend the money on a really good training course to up your riding skill. Hop...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
Was putting on new Heidenau K60's and found 3...

Was putting on new Heidenau K60's and found 3 broken spokes on the rear....guess I will give Woody's a call.

I have a spoke torque wrench so truing the wheel shouldn't be as bad.
Forum: Vendors 07-13-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,016
Posted By falcn
Just installed - XT225

Just installed a pair that my wife (mangeldbug) got for her XT225.

The blinker stays on slightly when between flashing on the side that is blinking, but I have no bleed over to the other side. ...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,414
Posted By falcn
Sweet. Glad someone finally snatched that one up!

Sweet. Glad someone finally snatched that one up!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By falcn
Glad you had a good time with your son, Garry. ...

Glad you had a good time with your son, Garry. Happy to hear it lived up to the hype Kristen and I lauded upon it.

We have pictures to post, and some vids, if I have time to get to them soon....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,492
Posted By falcn
The quarter liter brigade (TM) is headed out from...

The quarter liter brigade (TM) is headed out from Pittsburgh to meet my brother at the event. My wife and brother and I did it last year - it was a blast.

A couple other riders from out here are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By falcn
Laugh The Altrider gang ain't from round here, 67 might...

The Altrider gang ain't from round here, 67 might be a tad chilly to them?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By falcn
Was there last year on the Elefant - returning...

Was there last year on the Elefant - returning this year on the DR250SE - my K60's have not arrived in time to take the Elefant out again. Shame since she has new hard bags for trips and a new...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By falcn
I understood. I think they are trying to help out...

I understood. I think they are trying to help out new riders and the rest of us guys be damned.

:freaky
No worries here.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By falcn
Greg, I saw your message on FB. 1V-MAN, ...

Greg,
I saw your message on FB.

1V-MAN,

I hope I am not coming across as thinking you are trying to be underhanded. I am just pointing things out from the 'lawyer'/bureaucracy perspective of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By falcn
I think what you are asking can get a stamp...

I think what you are asking can get a stamp holder (someone that can give you a valid completion card good for licensing at the DMV) in serious trouble and cost them their MSF job.

If you don't...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,414
Posted By falcn
You sure can haul a lot of crap on an Elefant.......

You sure can haul a lot of crap on an Elefant....

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a67/falcn12/Ducati%20-%20Cagiva%20Elefant/IMG_20140417_090911_zpstbapawmp.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
The same year (or around-abouts that time) Ducati...

The same year (or around-abouts that time) Ducati 750SS/900SS turn signal lens should fit.
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,414
Posted By falcn
Wow what brand was the new replacement? I did...

Wow what brand was the new replacement? I did mine when I acquired the bike last year and put in a Shindengen RR FH020AA. I posted it in the Elefant technical thread page 38...
Forum: Beasts 04-18-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,414
Posted By falcn
These haven't been made in a long time. Most OEM...

These haven't been made in a long time. Most OEM parts are not available any longer. EBay seems to be the only source for old stock or used parts. Same with my 1994 E900
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
Wow! You weren't kidding - STP Air Filter...

Wow! You weren't kidding - STP Air Filter SA10234 for the 2009 Nissan Cube fits the airbox perfectly - better tighter fit to the edges than the Guzzi one I just took out. It was $14 at my Autozone...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,151
Posted By falcn
I had to put in new emulsion tubes in the carbs. ...

I had to put in new emulsion tubes in the carbs. Took them apart to clean and swap out the emulsion tubes, and reassembled. Everything came apart ok, cleaned up nice, and went back together fine on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,151
Posted By falcn
If I can make this I can bring the DR250 - has a...

If I can make this I can bring the DR250 - has a 4.5 gallon tank - usually 150-170 miles depending. Or if the Elefant is back in the game I could bring that...

Not sure I could get off on...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
We're only up to 15 total units to order...if you...

We're only up to 15 total units to order...if you want in, lemme know, PM me your Email and I will Email you back with the latest info.

Ryan
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
Ok dokie - putting together the list of numbers,...

Ok dokie - putting together the list of numbers, will Email the guy in Brazil with the count from here and from the Google Group and get pricing.

I will be using Paypal for this (or may accepting...
Forum: Beasts 12-06-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
Luiz in Brazil has made a mold to be able to...

Luiz in Brazil has made a mold to be able to create the carb to airbox boot.

I am going to order some for the US and am looking for anyone else that might need a pair for the Elefant 900AC (1994...
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By falcn
Can't wait to see it. I have mine torn down...

Can't wait to see it.

I have mine torn down to replace the emulsion tubes in the carbs - and discovered the airbox to carb boots are cracked really bad. NLA either - will have to sort something...
Forum: Vendors 11-12-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,997
Posted By falcn
Got em tonight! Fit is better getting them...

Got em tonight!

Fit is better getting them over my legs (my thighs are the widest part of my lower body) - waist cinches down enough for me to keep them up - so all is good.

The additions on...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 106,942
Posted By falcn
The late 1980's 750LE model does not use the USD...

The late 1980's 750LE model does not use the USD Marzocchi forks.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,444
Posted By falcn
Got the 3M adhesive strip in 2mm width last night...

Got the 3M adhesive strip in 2mm width last night and put the screen on with ease. Made sure the gasket was in the groove and put it all back together and calibrated it.

It works better than it...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,997
Posted By falcn
Thanks Ben! They are in the mail back to you....

Thanks Ben! They are in the mail back to you. These are awesome pants. You did a great job with the design.
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,997
Posted By falcn
Got 'em. Shoulda got the 2013 Larges versus the...

Got 'em. Shoulda got the 2013 Larges versus the medium. :/ They fit but are tight to get over my thighs/butt- and I should really exercise and lose some weight again.

They are AWESOME! Talk...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-02-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,444
Posted By falcn
OK did a Google search and came up with 3M double...

OK did a Google search and came up with 3M double sided tape 2mm width made for this purpose. Probably won't find it locally :(
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-02-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,444
Posted By falcn
Well the new one came with no adhesive on the...

Well the new one came with no adhesive on the back side of the frame for sticking to the LCD either. Guess I will get some thin 3M HA or HB or something similar...

Any recommendations?
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,997
Posted By falcn
Got paid today... 2012 Pants ordered!

Got paid today... 2012 Pants ordered!
Forum: Vendors 10-28-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,997
Posted By falcn
Thanks for having the patience to point out...

Thanks for having the patience to point out information already covered in the past :D

Good read - and that is exactly what I expected from the pants - I was more curious about the type of zipper...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-27-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,444
Posted By falcn
Went back and ordered one from this supplier that...

Went back and ordered one from this supplier that is staged to ship from MN. $10 more than the other one I bought which I can't use due to no glue strip on the back. I doubt for $12 that it is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-27-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 75,444
Posted By falcn
Son-of-a-b. Always something. I got it all...

Son-of-a-b. Always something. I got it all ready to install....peel off the protective plastic....and go to stick it on...no glue bead on the back!!!!

Grumble.
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