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Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By psmcd
I'm trying, I hear this works too.:deal Not so...

I'm trying, I hear this works too.:deal Not so sure about mud or cow pies.:lol3
http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd453/gstanfield/Motorcycle%20stuff/053.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
I got welcome rain right now but I'll see you: ...

I got welcome rain right now but I'll see you:
http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b507/psmcd/DSC02378_zps5da0e40d.jpg (http://s1289.photobucket.com/user/psmcd/media/DSC02378_zps5da0e40d.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
That fling is not in your face?:evil

That fling is not in your face?:evil
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
I recently did my first pad replacement and used...

I recently did my first pad replacement and used the stock shell (backing plate?) with the EBC pads I used. I suppose the only reason to not use this plate would be if the replacement pads were...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Nice job on your screen. And the lights. I've...

Nice job on your screen. And the lights. I've only ridden on D606s on a DR350 and they were old, hard tires. I didn't care for the buzz on the road and they were a bit washy at (high pressure (22-24)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Haven't run a 700 but have no complaints about...

Haven't run a 700 but have no complaints about the 244 on the road and a 700 wouldn't serve me on my 30% dirt. If you ride dirt at all the 244 will be better but you'll probably use two - 244s to one...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Yeehaw!!. At that rate of climb and altitude you...

Yeehaw!!. At that rate of climb and altitude you best get the side stand down when you stop so the bike won't fall on you when you fall off it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,639
Posted By psmcd
Mine's a petite, lithe hippo with "Fantasia"...

Mine's a petite, lithe hippo with "Fantasia" moves.:lol3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PenjyqNYLIk

I love seeing pics of where folks are riding. Ride reports can be tough but no reason not to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
What sort of re-valving was necessary? Seems the...

What sort of re-valving was necessary? Seems the KTM and DR linkage ratios are very similar. Was it just for the additional weight?
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Gotta love you English boys for useful terms....

Gotta love you English boys for useful terms. Such riding is what makes me remember being 30, or less, but having done it then I feel "nadgery."

"Thy locks spread down 'pon pallid fallow skin ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,639
Posted By psmcd
I was glad for the heat at 10PM slabbing home....

I was glad for the heat at 10PM slabbing home. We're about due for thunderstorms that can be great for afternoon variety. Just looking at your snowcaps brings a bit of relief.:D Especially like your...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,639
Posted By psmcd
8,000' and 8PM are a good combo for cooling off...

8,000' and 8PM are a good combo for cooling off around here.

http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b507/psmcd/SnakeCreek/Soldier%20Hollow/DSC00528_zpsa155167d.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By psmcd
Let me know if you need help. I'm available and...

Let me know if you need help. I'm available and also have shock.



Or we can just fix it like this.:lol3

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=137184&stc=1&d=1191403021
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
I cleaned my filters before last ride and was...

I cleaned my filters before last ride and was amazed how packed the vent filter was (didn't even clean the OEM foam as the additional lawn mower foam kept all the dirt out) Just two or three rides...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 42,301
Posted By psmcd
It's good there might be two or several. With two...

It's good there might be two or several. With two or more minds on the matter you might refrain from the insane. Up north we're refreshed by a low 90s cold front. Ride early, seek shade, cruise...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Nice first ride.:clap Monsoon quenching might be...

Nice first ride.:clap Monsoon quenching might be good break in.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Don't know yet but I'm curious about general...

Don't know yet but I'm curious about general condition and grease content of your linkage and swing arm bearings. Remind us what year bike and miles. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Thanks, just discovered mine went out.

Thanks, just discovered mine went out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,007
Posted By psmcd
Nice loop. May just try and follow your tracks.

Nice loop. May just try and follow your tracks.
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,751
Posted By psmcd
Nice trip. Thanks for the RR and pics. You're...

Nice trip. Thanks for the RR and pics. You're good inspiration for some of us old dogs.:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21,970
Views: 1,952,693
Posted By psmcd
Wow! That high altitude weight lifting gets old...

Wow! That high altitude weight lifting gets old in a hurry.:puke1 Glad you didn't have to fetch a winch, or a helicopter. Schylar probably holds the record for biggest/widest on 157. Well done!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
That's alotta snacks.:roflI like gold:thumb

That's alotta snacks.:roflI like gold:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Please don't send the recording of your...

Please don't send the recording of your "mind.":eek1
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Let's go for a ride. I want to see if that...

Let's go for a ride. I want to see if that Acerbis is enough counterweight for those huge black bricks on the back.:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By psmcd
flirting with disaster

The DR can feel capable and even nimble until you exceed what 400lbs and a high center of gravity allow. I get cautious (meaning slow down) with mud, ruts, big rocks, whoops, steep etc. Combine any...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
That's a good friend. You must not be too far...

That's a good friend. You must not be too far from those years of training to push a DR for 2 hours. That's epic!:huh

Check the posts on side stand switch removal. There's a connector under the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,639
Posted By psmcd
Stylin mod on your side panels. The DR makes a...

Stylin mod on your side panels. The DR makes a nice link for those views.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Yeah! :clap:freaky

Yeah! :clap:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,478
Posted By psmcd
Thanks for the tips.:freaky

Thanks for the tips.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
This be the basis of the "Continental nut theory"...

This be the basis of the "Continental nut theory" wherein the further one lives (rolled) from the Rockies, the nuttier. Coastlines being the limit, and east further than west, hence there reside the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,478
Posted By psmcd
I borrowed a GoPro and mounted forward on the...

I borrowed a GoPro and mounted forward on the helmet through the visor. This worked well with a lower camera position than typical top of helmet mount without visor in field of view but the aim still...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By psmcd
Yea, that bandana had me scratching my head....

Yea, that bandana had me scratching my head. Sweet trick, thanks for the tip. Learned something without trying.:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,442
Views: 300,639
Posted By psmcd
Oh my!

Definitely adventure. Thank goodness for good people. I hope not to ever drag my DR through mud like that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,484
Posted By psmcd
Thumb :clapI wondered about all that road when you...

:clapI wondered about all that road when you announced this trip. Sounds like Dave got as much dual sporting as a Sportster allows. In a way the DR is half a Harley which is more than enough. Bet...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By psmcd
Thumb Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.

Beautiful photos. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,596
Posted By psmcd
Thumb :lurk

:lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By psmcd
The roads compel ride. The views demand stop. I...

The roads compel ride. The views demand stop. I could become a road rider in such country. Thanks for the tour.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Yea, remember is a process. You dig it out from...

Yea, remember is a process. You dig it out from under scenery, exuberance, euphoria, internal dialog and mental movies. Recover experience and discretion and put it between you and the guy you're...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
Like Rusty, I'm sure we've all ridden a bike with...

Like Rusty, I'm sure we've all ridden a bike with no rear brake.:eek1 I thought that experience would make everyone value and use it when it's there.:D

So last night I was running about 40 miles...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 96,339
Views: 18,174,156
Posted By psmcd
cush hub bearing/rubbers?

Contrary to what others have found my OEM wheel bearings still have grease at 11,500 miles. I did pop the seals and push in a bit of grease in the rears. Couldn't detect any slop in the cush drive...
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