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Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,392
Posted By JibJab
From the picture you can see that he messed with...

From the picture you can see that he messed with the rear fender and tail light assembly. It just looks like its all missing. I don't even see his taillight. Compare it against the pictures on the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 67,180
Posted By JibJab
I just bought a new 2010 from a dealer in...

I just bought a new 2010 from a dealer in Portland and the price was $3699 + $500 freight = $4199 OTD. In fact I just checked this dealer again and they're asking $3699 still. Here's the URL...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 67,180
Posted By JibJab
I have that windscreen on my SF and it works...

I have that windscreen on my SF and it works great. Its very sturdy and does a really good job of blocking the wind. It attaches to the handlebars (through one bolt on each side) and to the triple...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 67,180
Posted By JibJab
Hey djvx, letting the Sherpa go is a bit tough,...

Hey djvx, letting the Sherpa go is a bit tough, but I think its a good move given I don't have time to ride three bikes and I really like the SF the more I ride it. The Sargent seat works great. I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 67,180
Posted By JibJab
Anybody know if there's a KLX 250SF service...

Anybody know if there's a KLX 250SF service manual available for download on the web anywhere?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 67,180
Posted By JibJab
Just picked up a left over 2010 with the cool...

Just picked up a left over 2010 with the cool blue rims. Though I'm just breaking it in I really enjoy it so far. I've really found that riding smaller bikes is a lot of fun. The price was right so I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,747,762
Posted By JibJab
Leg room - KLX 250S vs Super Sherpa

Anyone ride both a Sherpa and a KLX250S? Given the 250S has a much higher seat (32.7" vs 35") I was wondering how much more leg room, if any, there might be between the seat and the pegs on the 250S....
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Leg room - KLX 250S vs Sherpa

Anyone ride both a Sherpa and a KLX250S? Given the 250S has a much higher seat (32.7" vs 35") I was wondering how much more leg room, if any, there might be between the seat and the pegs on the 250S....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 663,645
Posted By JibJab
Adjustable seat height - which model?

Does the 2011 version have the seat which can adjust to three different heights or is that a new feature only in the 2012 model? Thx!
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,952
Posted By JibJab
What are the symptoms of the infamous cam chain...

What are the symptoms of the infamous cam chain tensioner problem with the FXDX? Haven't had a Harley before so am wondering how you know you have an issue with it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 213,232
Posted By JibJab
I've been looking at both the G and the twin and...

I've been looking at both the G and the twin and so am curious why you would choose the G over the twin?

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,952
Posted By JibJab
Hey guys, thanks for the detailed responses. It...

Hey guys, thanks for the detailed responses. It sounds like it would be a pretty good ride within the usual H-D limitations (i.e. clearance, suspension, etc). I was hoping the mileage might be a bit...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,952
Posted By JibJab
Dyna Super Glide Sport - riding impressions wanted

For some reason I've always been attracted to the Harley Dyna Super Glide Sport configured with mid controls. Maybe I'm just crazy, not sure. Configured with mid controls the bike seems to be much...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Oil leakage from valve cover gasket

I have a 2009 Sherpa with ~2500 miles on the ODO and I've noticed some traces of oil weeping from the front right portion of the valve cover gasket. Its not much oil, but it's a bit concerning. Seems...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 195,080
Posted By JibJab
Thanks for all the great info! This gives me...

Thanks for all the great info! This gives me plenty to go on if I get the bike and need to mod it for my purposes. Your farkle journey with the 650F sounds eerily similar to mine with my 2001 Kawi...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 622
Views: 195,080
Posted By JibJab
Looking for comfortable mile cruncher

I'm in the market for a comfortable, lighter weight touring bike that is great for all day mile crunching. I'm not interested in the larger sport touring bikes (e.g. FJR) or big cruisers. Currently...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
In case anyone is looking for a Super Sherpa that...

In case anyone is looking for a Super Sherpa that looks to be nearly brand new, check out this link in the Portland, OR Craigs List: http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/mcy/2518182978.html

Andy
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Thanks to you and Dragon_Rider for the tips/picts...

Thanks to you and Dragon_Rider for the tips/picts on installing the hand guards. I just wanted to make sure I better understood the process before I took out the scalpel. Wish me luck!
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Any chance you have a picture of your...

Any chance you have a picture of your installation? I'd be interested to see how you positioned the hand guard bar around the controls/cables. Is the throttle tube sealed on the end and so this is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Attaching Bark Buster hand guards

Has anyone successfully attached bark busters to their Sherpa handlebars? I'm leary of cutting away a portion of the grip just to find that when I attach the bar end the throttle tube won't move...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 62,102
Posted By JibJab
+1 for Sherpa

I recently picked up a new 2009 Super Sherpa and just love the bike. Its so much more refined than by DR650, smooth throughout the rev range, comfortable for long jaunts, has good power for a 250,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,051
Views: 918,689
Posted By JibJab
Got one

I just picked up a new 2009 Super Sherpa this weekend and all I can say is wow! I love this bike. I had no idea the bike was this nice. Very smooth, comfortable seat, good power band for a 250 and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By JibJab
XT250 - 2009 vs 2010 some questions

Are there any significant differences between the 2009 and 2010 versions of the XT250 (other than the paint job)? Does the 2010 version also come with the same crappy tires as the 2009?

Also, can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Anybody use the Progressive Suspension Fork...

Anybody use the Progressive Suspension Fork Springs from ProCycle? I'm wondering how much of an improvement they'd be over the stock springs for 95% on pavement riding. I just replaced the front...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By JibJab
Check out the ZR-7/ZR-7S section in...

Check out the ZR-7/ZR-7S section in www.riderforums.com. There are a number of people there with higher mileage ZR-7's. It would be a good place to pose your question. I know from perusing the site...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Once you install the low fender kit I'd like to...

Once you install the low fender kit I'd like to hear what you think of it: how's the fit and finish, easy to install, cover the wheel pretty well, do you need to paint the black plastic, etc?

Andy
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Procycle Low Mount Fender Kit

Anyone had an opportunity to install Procycle's new Low Mount Fender Kit? I'm wondering how well it fits, sturdiness of the plastic, ease of mounting, amount of wheel coverage width-wise (picture on...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By JibJab
I have a 2001 ZR-7S and I have to say it's a very...

I have a 2001 ZR-7S and I have to say it's a very good standard bike. I bought mine from a second owner when it only had 3000 miles on it. I've since put on 16,000 miles with absolutely no problems....
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Handguards for DR650

The following photo shows the Moose handguards fitted to a DR650 (picture from a ThumperTalk thread).

http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb281/cmeal/IMG_0769.jpg

I had two questions about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
I'm riding mostly on road, I'd say 85/15. I have...

I'm riding mostly on road, I'd say 85/15. I have a Givi topcase not usually loaded too heavy and I'm 6'0"/185 lbs. My offroad riding consists of usually hard packed dirt/gravel roads, nothing soft...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Pirelli Scorpion Trial Tires

Has anyone used the Pirelli Scorpion Trial tires on their DR? I'm trying to get some feedback on what people think of them for a mostly on road/light off-road tire solution. Cycle World gave them a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
How do you like those Pirelli Trail tires on your...

How do you like those Pirelli Trail tires on your DR? I was thinking about getting a pair to replace the stock TW's. Any feedback you can share using the Pirelli's both on road and off?

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 195,080
Posted By JibJab
I don't know if you've seen the F800 forum, but...

I don't know if you've seen the F800 forum, but if not you should check it out http://f800riders.org/forum/forum_home.php. There have been several recall issues on the F800/ST, plus people report...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
They'll attach just fine if you have the Givi...

They'll attach just fine if you have the Givi adapter plate. I've attached both my Givi Monokey topcase and side cases to my Suzuki accessory rack using the Givi E250 Universal Adapter Plate. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
Where exactly is this filter screen located? Is...

Where exactly is this filter screen located? Is it part of the petcock or in the carb or fuel lines somehere?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 109,260
Views: 21,931,175
Posted By JibJab
I mounted my Givi E460 Monokey topcase to my DR...

I mounted my Givi E460 Monokey topcase to my DR using the Givi E250 Universal Adapter Plate mounted to my stock Suzuki rack. I got the E250 adapter plate from www.casporttouring.com for $59.94. The...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,755
Posted By JibJab
Yup, wait for the Motoport jacket, it's...

Yup, wait for the Motoport jacket, it's definitely worth the wait. I have the Ultra II Kevlar Jacket and the Ultra II Kevlar Pant. They are far an away the most comfortable gear I've worn. They have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,050
Posted By JibJab
I have a 2001 ZR-7S and have been very happy with...

I have a 2001 ZR-7S and have been very happy with it. It's a bike that doesn't do anything great, but it does most everything really well. I picked it up 2 years ago with only 3,000 miles on the odo...
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