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Old 10-12-2013, 04:16 PM   #6556
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Even got BreeAnna's TTR set up for a bit of "adventuring"...she can carry her own damn stuff on the trails
I do wonder what a 13 year might carry? Tire irons? Lunch? Spare Mohawk?

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Tomorrow I swap the oem horn from the KTM over to the DRZ...the DRZ's hasn't worked right since it went swimming
Rode just fine last weekend
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Old 10-12-2013, 04:28 PM   #6557
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I do wonder what a 13 year might carry? Tire irons? Lunch? Spare Mohawk?



Rode just fine last weekend
Her water, snack and goggles (she has a habit of starting with them then asking me to carry them for her.)

Bike rides fine...it's the horn that hasn't worked well, Besides putting a KTM part on it should add at least 100 hp
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Old 10-12-2013, 04:31 PM   #6558
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Enjoy, I would say have a cold one for me but that would just be a waste so stay dry and have fun!
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Havent been on in a while. Hope your healing well!
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Old 10-13-2013, 04:20 AM   #6559
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Under a fine mist..

Lakota and Lisa are off the start line! Here's their timetable for the day:

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Sunday October 13:

5:45 a.m. Riders' Meeting for 10-hour riders
6:00 a.m. 10-hour riders depart
1:30 p.m. Scoring Opens
4:00 p.m. DNF (Did Not Finish) starts for 24-hour riders
5:30 p.m. DNF starts for 10-hour riders
7:30 p.m. Banquet Starts
Hoping this mist will burn off for you, but after 4 days of rain, it's trying my patience!
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:34 AM   #6560
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So Macaroni did you see that Error Cooled Had his 350 for sale?
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:16 AM   #6561
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Lance....did you see this?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926118
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:10 AM   #6562
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GS Giants

Meet several of these guys at the GS Trophy challenge and they either attend or put on some fun riding events that I will most likely be going out of my way to attend next year. Check them out; http://www.gsgiants.com/?page_id=15 They seem to be more active on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/groups/gsgi...ocation=stream
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:02 AM   #6563
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A little bit of messing around this morning...swapping out the non-function horn and prepping for the hare scramble.

Bruce gave me this rear rack a few months ago when he upgraded his. It's worked great so far, but in modifying this bike into my do (almost) everything bike, I'm thinking I need to make it a bit more useful



So awhile ago I snagged a KTM rear plate out of the flea market. Easy swap out when I need it for the KTM but just a bit small. But certainly functional.



Just need to mount some threaded tabs to the rear rack



The KTM rack is just a bit on the small side. So I'm thinking something a bit bigger that can be used with both the DRZ and the 990 would work well and provide options depending on the load out.

Knowing a couple people with plasma tables helps too...



figured rounding the edges would be a good option and cutting a few "reduce the weight" holes can't hurt either...



So that's the plan...now to get it moving....
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:34 AM   #6564
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Looks really good but a few things for you to think about. Anything I do with a plasma cut is coarse at best. My suggestion would be to make all the big cuts on the large power shear at work, then take it over to brake and make any edge bends you may have. I see you have a slot right where a seat cutout may need to be. I think for the slots unless you can get the shop to mill them out for you your next best bet would be to drill a hole on each end and connect with a sabre saw, and then some hand work with a file to knock the edges off. Maybe a few larger holes with a hole saw. The one I have now is longer and narrower than any I have had in the past and it seems to work really well, I don't seem to catch my leg on it at all.




I actually like this one so much I will either buy it to modify it for the Husky or see if he work with me to modify it, the Husky has a long tail so this should work reasonably well.
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:44 AM   #6565
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Actually, the whole piece is likely to be done at the shop...
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:52 AM   #6566
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So Macaroni did you see that Error Cooled Had his 350 for sale?
I haven't seen that...I'll head to the flea market shortly.

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Old 10-13-2013, 12:22 PM   #6567
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I haven't seen that...I'll head to the flea market shortly.

How are you feeling?
I saw it on facebook under Virginia Adventure riders.
David
Anyone in the market for a DR350? Its a 1996 electric start SE model that I put together as a buddy bike. Has 13K miles and is in decent shape. I have about $1500 into it and would want to get that back to sell it. Good tires, newer chain and sprocket, new brake pads and battery - pretty much turn key. Starts up easily and runs well. 6 speed - can easily hold 70 on the highway.

I feel a bit better everyday. It has been easier for me this time since I know what to expect and how to get myself around whereas before everything I was experiencing was for the first time. And I have gotten all my bodily functions flowing again....wooo hoo!
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:15 PM   #6568
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Back from BWDR. Rain, rain, rain. But the berg sure is fun.

Bruce, glad to see you woke up man.
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:49 PM   #6569
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Back from BWDR. Rain, rain, rain. But the berg sure is fun.

Bruce, glad to see you woke up man.
Me too on the waking up thing.... also note that anything fun usually = DANGEROUS, My list is short; Guns, Girls, Motorcycles, and Explosives.
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Old 10-13-2013, 02:00 PM   #6570
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Me too on the waking up thing.... also note that anything fun usually = DANGEROUS, My list is short; Guns, Girls, Motorcycles, and Explosives.
Well so far you've seem to have done alright with 3 out of 4...ish
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