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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
For anyone else's future reference. The part...

For anyone else's future reference. The part comes with the wires soldered on. The connection is simply plug in and they connect behind the headlight. It's a super simple fix only requiring a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
Thanks for the help guys. :clap I fiddled with...

Thanks for the help guys. :clap I fiddled with it some more and I got it to start using pliers. I'm not sure what I did differently but it worked. Now I just have to replace the broken button...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
I ordered the part online because the lever part...

I ordered the part online because the lever part is definitely broken. But I tried arcing the wires again with a steel knife this time and there was no spark. Does this mean there's possibly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
Mine is the lever kind, the black lever on the...

Mine is the lever kind, the black lever on the right side under the red kill switch. I tried arcing the wires with a screwdriver and it didn't work.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
I tore it apart to try and fix it and that didn't...

I tore it apart to try and fix it and that didn't work. I did learn though that the wires are soldered in so it won't be as easy of a fix as originally thought.
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
Thanks for the help guys. I'm having trouble...

Thanks for the help guys. I'm having trouble finding the part. No local places have it. And google isn't helping much. Is the technical term "starter switch assembly"? I only found that on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By whitetiger7654
DR650 broken starter button

I went to start up my bike today and the starter button was broken. It was pushed in but free enough that I could wiggle it. I suspect someone in tue family was playing with it and broke it.

How...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,032
Posted By whitetiger7654
Haha :rofl. After it happened I had quickly...

Haha :rofl. After it happened I had quickly caught up to him. And I proceeded to express my feelings to him in a vigorous manner. He was very apologetic so I didn't hurt him even though I wanted to....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,032
Posted By whitetiger7654
Thanks again for the support guys. Since the bike...

Thanks again for the support guys. Since the bike is my only mode of transportation, obviously I had to get right back on. Had a good ride today. But probably rode with more care than usual.


...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,032
Posted By whitetiger7654
No need for everyone to argue here. Just glad to...

No need for everyone to argue here. Just glad to be here and not all banged up or dead. When it happened I was directly in the drivers line of sight. He just failed to even bother to look. I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,032
Posted By whitetiger7654
That sixteenth of a second your life flashes before you

Sorry to post a useless thread but I can't tell my family I almost just died. And the girlfriend and I are on the rocks so no one to talk to.

Jumped on the bike to go 1/4 of a mile to the store. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,682
Posted By whitetiger7654
Since I only own a motorcycle yes I'm still...

Since I only own a motorcycle yes I'm still riding. I just try to plan trips better. Combine them and go in order. Ride during the cooler time of day. Avoid rush hour. But I'm still sweaty when I get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By whitetiger7654
Vultures scare me more than anything. Here there...

Vultures scare me more than anything. Here there are usually 10-15 eating on the side of the road when you pass they freak out and fly everywhere.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,659
Posted By whitetiger7654
I hope they bring back the name at a reasonable...

I hope they bring back the name at a reasonable price. I'm a younger guy but love older looking bikes but with modern convenience. This is why I'm currently looking at the new Bonneville T100. I also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By whitetiger7654
I was looking at those bonnevilles as well. But...

I was looking at those bonnevilles as well. But how are they for longer rides? No fairings, windscreen, etc seems like it wouldn't be as much fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By whitetiger7654
Thanks for all the ideas guys. I'm looking at...

Thanks for all the ideas guys. I'm looking at all of them so far.

As for what I want the bike to do. I bought the DR expecting to get off road and that has only happened maybe 4 times since I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By whitetiger7654
What bike to get next?

Hey guys I've been thinking about getting a new bike and not sure what to get. I currently have a DR650. I really like the look of the Royal Enfields but I've heard they aren't very reliable and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,974
Posted By whitetiger7654
I have a 29" inseam. Dr650 with lowered gel...

I have a 29" inseam.

Dr650 with lowered gel seat and factory lowered shock settings option. No problem at all.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By whitetiger7654
Good Mechanic in Orlando/Ocoee, FL

I need a good mechanic in the Orlando/Ocoee area. Now my bike is my daily driver I would like to take it to a good mechanic to have the bike serviced if need be. Mainly to get everything up to date...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,291
Posted By whitetiger7654
ATGATT Pants for everyday

I recently sold my car and now my bike is my only means on transportation. Rain, shine, sleet, or snow. I do have Motoport Jacket and pants. But putting on and taking off over-pants at every stop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By whitetiger7654
I did one change and one test today. First I...

I did one change and one test today. First I covered the bike today instead of uncovered like normal. I believe the last poster is partly correct, I believe the gel seat was absorbing sun heat and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,257
Posted By whitetiger7654
Engine Heat

I have a "Is this normal?" question.

In the morning when I ride the bike is very comfortable no excessive heat or anything like that. The outside temp at that time is high 70's to mid 80's. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By whitetiger7654
No problem. For those of you that need Claritin,...

No problem. For those of you that need Claritin, they have a super cheap version of that to.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By whitetiger7654
For those of you with eye issues also. I have...

For those of you with eye issues also. I have also used the Claritin Eye drops and they do work.

http://www.claritin.com/claritin/products/ClaritinEye.jspa
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By whitetiger7654
http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=1...

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11312465&Ne=4000000&eCat=BC%7C589%7C87243&N=4040655&Mo=9&No=2&Nr=P_CatalogName:BC&cat=87244&Ns=P_Price%7C1%7C%7CP_SignDesc1&lang=en-US&Sp=C
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By whitetiger7654
I have probably the worst allergies out of anyone...

I have probably the worst allergies out of anyone you will ever meet. I am allergic to cats, grass, pollen, birds, etc. I'll be sitting on the couch or laying in bed and just get hives all over for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By whitetiger7654
Dr650 without a doubt. I have one and use it to...

Dr650 without a doubt. I have one and use it to go in the woods and ride 40 minutes across town on the highway at 75 mph or so.

Also I'm 5'6 with a 29" inseam. Factory lower seat with the factory...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9,118
Views: 1,819,435
Posted By whitetiger7654
I got that once. I was at a little chicken joint...

I got that once. I was at a little chicken joint and they give you a to go cup of your drink if you ate in. So the waitress comes over and ask me you want that to go. I do really good faces. So I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By whitetiger7654
I'm no motorcycle expert, but that's the first...

I'm no motorcycle expert, but that's the first thing I thought. Look at the very beginning of the vid look at how shiny those tires are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,719
Posted By whitetiger7654
I went with the Cobra. It's on a DR650...

I went with the Cobra.



It's on a DR650 with a short windshield. It is at least 7" under my field of view.

Click to enlarge, more pics at the link...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By whitetiger7654
I Didn't know about the TPI guard, thanks for...

I Didn't know about the TPI guard, thanks for letting me know.

The skid plate came with all those holes.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By whitetiger7654
My DR650 and product reviews

Well I have most of the major stuff done on my bike. How do you guys like it?

SW-MOTECH aluminum engine guard (TwistedThrottle) - easy to install, works great, and lines up with oil plug hole
...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By whitetiger7654
I always have a little micofiber cloth for my...

I always have a little micofiber cloth for my glasses on me. They are so small it's not even noticable in your pocket. I use the eyeglass or camera spray cleaner if necessary
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,360
Posted By whitetiger7654
Window tint on visor?

Is car window tint safe to put on a helmet visor? I want to put a small strip at the top of mine.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By whitetiger7654
I do in the manual but it's useless. But you are...

I do in the manual but it's useless. But you are correct about the wires. White - brakes, grey - hot, black - ground.
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By whitetiger7654
Ok let me explain the whole setup first. The...

Ok let me explain the whole setup first.

The bike has a headlight, turn signals that are only signals, and a rear light that is running and brake light. The case has 4 led's that have an in-line...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By whitetiger7654
Thanks. I see they sell a Bluetooth earphone...

Thanks. I see they sell a Bluetooth earphone adapter, now I just wonder if it will work with all those items.
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By whitetiger7654
ER6 - Iphone - Chatterbox - Zumo 550

I don't know if this is even possible. I want to use ER6 headphones for better sound quality and hearing protection. But I want to be able to hook up an Iphone, Chatterbox and Zumo 550 to them. Is...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By whitetiger7654
My bike only has one tail light and one light...

My bike only has one tail light and one light bulb so how does it have 2 running lights?

I got the 48L case, it's pretty nice. I'll post pics soon.
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By whitetiger7654
Coocase

I bought a Coocase for my DR650. The case is supposed to have running and brake lights, but I can only get the brake light to work. I called twisted throttle and they assured me they sent the...
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